The Best Episodes Directed by Masato Kitagawa
#1 - Mayhem on Kamogawa Beach
Lagrange - The Flower of Rin-ne Season 2 - Episode 2
Madoka rushes to try and stop Lan and Muginami from fighting, though has trouble piloting Midori in the process. Just then she hears Lan and Muginami's true thoughts about how they hate having to fight against each other. As Madoka fails to understand why Muginami and Lan must fight as they go into hiding, she once again loses control of Midori. Madoka tries to search for the whereabouts of Lan and Muginami, even going as far as to call Villaguilio. Meanwhile, both Lan and Muginami find themselves drawn towards the Jersey Clubroom, where Madoka eventually finds them. Seeing Lan and Muginami continue to struggle with their feelings, Madoka gets them to kiss and make up; literally. Putting their quarrels behind them, the three decide to reform the Jersey Club together.
#2 - The Birth of Mako-chan
Minami-Ke Season 1 - Episode 6
Chiaki invites her friends over to work on home work. Kana asks Makoto what type of girls does he perfer. Haruka comes in and Makoto decides to help Haruka cook. The next day Chiaki ignores Makoto the whole day. Makoto comes over with Uchida the next day and Kana dresses him up like a girl.
#3 - Lonely Girl
Golden Time (2013) Season 1 - Episode 2
Banri has a dream of himself, apparently injured, and fleeing from a hospital, but upon awakening cannot remember any more than that. Arriving at the university gate, Banri meets Kōko who was waiting for Mitsuo, and the two talk some more, with Banri noticing that Kōko seems lonely without Mitsuo. Later that night, Banri tells Mitsuo about Kōko, but Mitsuo brushes it off, saying Kōko is just acting so to get Banri to bring her to him. To brighten the mood, Mitsuo invites Banri to the Film Club’s welcoming party, where Chinami, a member of the club, gets Mitsuo to join. The party is soon crashed however by the Tea Club’s party, who drag Banri off to join in their festivities, where he meets new friend Takaya Satō, nicknamed Nijigen. The next day, Banri notices that Kōko has still not made any friends, and tries to encourage her to join a club. Another student overhears them and invites the two to a café to tell them about her club, which lasts until night, and ends up inviting the both of them on her clubs overnight trip to see if they would be willing to join. Still wanting to help Kōko, Banri decides to accompany Kōko when she agrees to go.
#4 - Tiger of Money
Hayate the Combat Butler Season 2 - Episode 2
As stipulated, Hayate is to be fired as Nagi's butler, but as Klaus fears getting fired himself for this, he sends Hayate off to be trained at the Tiger's Den for Butlers to show his worth. Hayate meets a Catholic sister on the train, Sister Fortesia, and he later meets her again at a church which doubles as the location of the Tiger's Den. The next day, Hayate must find three others to go on a Butler Quest in an underground dungeon as a part of his training. Nagi is quick to join, and Yukiji and Wataru also join in.
#5 - Confessioni di una Maschera (Confession of A Mask)
La storia della Arcana Famiglia Season 1 - Episode 4
Liberta and Felicità are given a task by Mama to hand a scarf to a woman named Ms.Jovanna, however, due to the sudden recollections of his past, Liberta becomes disturbed to the point where the both of them get into a small accident, and have to spend the rest of the day working for a shop owner whose shop they accidentally destroyed. When Liberta discovers a familiar mask in the shop, he suddenly remembers that a masked man saved him from an orphanage that he used to live in. After accidentally reading Dante's heart, and seeing a fragment of Liberta's past, she consults Dante, and he proceeds to tell her that he was indeed the masked man who saved Liberta, as well as sealed his memories of his power over words, while Mondo sealed his ability itself, which allowed whatever he said to happen, away. Seeking Dante to find out the truth about his past himself, Liberta is told by Dante that the reason why the seal hasn't been removed yet, was due to the fact that he didn't find Liberta strong enough to accept his past just yet.