The BEST episodes directed by Mitsuru Hongo

The Solitary Guard
star
9.00
3 votes

#1 - The Solitary Guard

Deltora Quest - Season 1 - Episode 57

Deltora Forever
star
8.75
4 votes

#2 - Deltora Forever

Deltora Quest - Season 1 - Episode 65

The Identity of the Ol Disguised
star
8.67
3 votes

#3 - The Identity of the Ol Disguised

Deltora Quest - Season 1 - Episode 64

Mikumo Shu VS Kazama Souya
star
8.60
73 votes

#4 - Mikumo Shu VS Kazama Souya

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 18

Osamu readies for his practice fight against Soya Kazama. Soya is a symbol of overwhelming strength, while Osamu has yet to land a hit in over twenty battles!

Watch Now:iTunes
A Fierce Showdown! The Fight of the Best
star
8.57
82 votes

#5 - A Fierce Showdown! The Fight of the Best

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 34

Skillfully using Red Bullet, a Trigger for advanced users, Miwa proves himself the equal of Hyrein. Facing defeat at the hands of Viza's Organon, Yuma recalls what his father taught him. Taking Osamu's words to heart, he commits to a risky plan!

Watch Now:iTunes
A-Rank Agents of Tamakoma
star
8.53
73 votes

#6 - A-Rank Agents of Tamakoma

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 12

Osamu, Yuma and Chika set their sights on joining the expeditionary force. First, they'll need to win a tournament called the Rank Wars.

Watch Now:iTunes
Ranking Battle! Midorikawa Jun's Strategy
star
8.52
75 votes

#7 - Ranking Battle! Midorikawa Jun's Strategy

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 19

Osamu doesn't know how to deal with his new reputation as "the guy who tied with Soya Kazama". He is soon challenged by one of his fellow agents to a Rank War.

Watch Now:iTunes
Miwa Corps
star
8.50
70 votes

#8 - Miwa Corps

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 14

The battle between the A-Rank attack unit and Yuichi Jin begins to rage. In the face of top-level agents, Yuichi tries to turn it into a test of endurance. But just as Shiro Kikuchihara gets by him, Yuichi's Black Trigger goes off!

Watch Now:iTunes
Mikumo Osamu's Consciousness
star
8.49
80 votes

#9 - Mikumo Osamu's Consciousness

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 31

Hyrein's attack turns Chika into a cube. Osamu blames himself, but is inspired by his fellow Border agents to race for Border HQ in an attempt to save Chika

Watch Now:iTunes
Implacable Enedora
star
8.47
76 votes

#10 - Implacable Enedora

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 32

Director Shinoda corners Enedora in the virtual training room. However, Enedora's powerful Black Trigger attack are more than a match for the Border agents' group attacks. Meanwhile, Karasuma faces Hyrein and activates his true power, Geist!

Watch Now:iTunes
Border Official Enlistment
star
8.47
75 votes

#11 - Border Official Enlistment

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 17

The day of Yuma and Chika's initiation into the Border Agency arrives. Osamu nervously stands by in support, while they draw the scrutiny of their new peers. At that time,

Watch Now:iTunes
Enemy Commander Hyrein
star
8.45
84 votes

#12 - Enemy Commander Hyrein

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 30

Suwa unit traps Enedora in a virtual training room. Director Shinoda goes to offer them back-up, and the tides begin to turn for Border. Mira's 7 Rabits block the evacuees led by Osamu, as the Aftokrator leader Hyrein heads out to capture Chika!

Watch Now:iTunes
To the Future
star
8.45
73 votes

#13 - To the Future

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 16

Yuichi Jin and the Arashiyama Unit repel the enemy. Receiving news of their elite squad's defeat, the Border Agency's headquarters starts to get nervous.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Black Trigger Wind Blade
star
8.45
74 votes

#14 - Black Trigger Wind Blade

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 15

Yuichi finally reveals his "Wind Blade" technique with the Black Trigger. As his battle with A-Rank vets Kei and Soya reaches its climax, the Arashiyama Unit shows up in support and clashes with the Miwa Unit. Who will emerge victorious?!

Watch Now:iTunes
Star Wand Master
star
8.44
85 votes

#15 - Star Wand Master

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 28

Kizaki has figured out Hyuse's Trigger, Lambiris. He orders Karasuma and Konami to protect the city while he holds off Hyuse and Viza.

Watch Now:iTunes
A Large-Scale Invasion Starts
star
8.42
78 votes

#16 - A Large-Scale Invasion Starts

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 22

The Neighbors' large-scale invasion finally begins. The invading army of Trion soldierrs is countered with a defense strategy. Just as the battle seems to turn in Border's favor, a new Trion soldier, Rabbit, emerges from a defeated Bamster!

Watch Now:iTunes
Border Top Team
star
8.42
74 votes

#17 - Border Top Team

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 13

Yuichi and Yuma join forces...while Commander Masamune begins to fear the power gathering in the Tamakoma Branch.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Battle in the Foul Weather
star
8.39
74 votes

#18 - The Battle in the Foul Weather

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 44

Round 3 begins in a violent storm. While Mikumo Squad and Kuruma Squad focus on finding each other, Nasu Squad carries out their strategy as planned. Just as Nasu Squad seems to have the advantage, Chika's Ibis strikes. Can Mikumo Squad grasp victory?

Watch Now:iTunes
The Terror of Hyrein
star
8.38
78 votes

#19 - The Terror of Hyrein

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 33

Karasuma uses Geist to buy Osamu enough time to make it to the base with Chika's cube. While Geist is immensely powerful, it forces a Bail Out within 200 seconds. Can Karasuma change the future predicted by Jin?

Watch Now:iTunes
The Ace's Willpower
star
8.38
84 votes

#20 - The Ace's Willpower

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 46

Kuruma Squad's Murakami and Mikumo Squad's Kuga clash on the West Bank!

Watch Now:iTunes
Counterattack of Border
star
8.38
87 votes

#21 - Counterattack of Border

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 27

Kizaki, Karauma and Konami fight the sinister Hyuse and Viza so that Osamu and Chika can escape. Meanwhile, Ranbanein easily defeats Chano unit and takes on Yoneya, Izumi, Midorikawa and Azuma's combined forces. Can Jin's worst case scenario be prevented?

Watch Now:iTunes
Something that Decides Victory or Defeat
star
8.38
77 votes

#22 - Something that Decides Victory or Defeat

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 45

The team members are divided due to Chika dropping the bridge. While Osamu goes after points on the east side, Yuma faces off against Murakami and Kumatani in a triple-attacker showdown in the west. The stakes are high for all teams. Who will win?

Watch Now:iTunes
Rank B Battle Starts
star
8.36
80 votes

#23 - Rank B Battle Starts

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 38

PR Director Netsuki sets up Osamu as a scapegoat for the devastation from the battle. But Osamu speaks from the heart and changes everyone's mind. Next, Osamu, Yuma and Chika must prepare for the next step towards A Rank: the B Rank Competition!

Watch Now:iTunes
The End of the Battle
star
8.36
81 votes

#24 - The End of the Battle

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 35

Yuma defeats Viza but is low on Trion. Miwa is separated from victory. Osamu is captured by Hyrein within sight of Border HQ. Miwa activates Fujin and fires on Hyrein with Yuma. With 7 seconds to go until the foretold future, can Yuma and Osamu win?

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Murakami Ko
star
8.36
81 votes

#25 - Murakami Ko

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 42

Mikumo Squad wins Round 2 and is promoted to 8th rank. Their next opponents are the 13th-ranked Nasu Squad and 9th-ranked Kuruma Squad. Yuma requests Individual Rank Competition with Kuruma's ace Attacker, Ko Murakami. What is Murakami's secret ability?

Watch Now:iTunes
An Impertinent Rookie
star
8.35
77 votes

#26 - An Impertinent Rookie

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 41

Yuma joins Round 2, armed with a new Option Trigger. Meanwhile, Arafune Squad finds itself hounded by Mikumo Squad and Suwa Squad. Arafune goes back to his roots as a former Attacker and uses the Attacker Trigger Kogetsu. What will Osamu and Chika do?

Watch Now:iTunes
Fierce Fight! Enedora vs. Kazama Squad
star
8.35
80 votes

#27 - Fierce Fight! Enedora vs. Kazama Squad

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 26

Aftokrator's humanoid Neighbors are unveiled. These so-called Horn Triggers overwhelm the Border agents with powerful Triggers! The A-rank Kazama Unit uses Kikuchihara's Side Effect in a skillful combo play against Enedora, but will their luck continue?

Watch Now:iTunes
Neighbor's World
star
8.32
82 votes

#28 - Neighbor's World

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 21

The Border brass puts together a strategy based on Replica's information about Neighborhood. Meanwhile, Yuichi Jin senses impending danger for Osamu and asks Shuji Miwa for help. A massive battle with the Neighbors is about to begin in Mikado City!

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Have-Nots
star
8.31
80 votes

#29 - The Have-Nots

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 36

Aftokrator retreats, but the wounds of the war are deep. Border struggles to revitalize Mikado City, Yuma searches for the missing Replica, and Osamu remains unconscious. In his dreams, he recalls why he joined Border, and why he seeks to protect Chika.

Watch Now:iTunes
Black Trigger
star
8.30
82 votes

#30 - Black Trigger

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 8

Shuji and Yosuke are soon joined by two snipers and they wage a four on one battle against Yuma. Osamu seeks help from Yuichi for the human-form Neighbor but is told to stand down.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A Hero and A Partner
star
8.29
79 votes

#31 - A Hero and A Partner

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 37

Osamu wakes up in the hospital, where his mother and Shiori tell him what happened during his week-long coma. Suddenly, Business Director Karasawa takes Osamu out of the hospital to a press conference about the battle. What are Karasawa's true intentions?

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Best Force in Border
star
8.28
85 votes

#32 - Best Force in Border

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 25

The C-rank units are revealed to be the true target. The battle intensifies as Hyrein sends humanoid Neighbors Enedora and Ranbanein into combat. Osamu fights to give the C-ranks a chance to escape, but Rabbit's merciless attack on Chika continues!

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Nasu Squad's Choice
star
8.27
78 votes

#33 - Nasu Squad's Choice

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 43

Shocked to learn that Yuma lost in a solo rank battle, Shiori explains Murakami’s Side Effect. The other units prepare for Nasu Squads stage selection.

Watch Now:iTunes
Setting Off! Mikumo Squad
star
8.27
78 votes

#34 - Setting Off! Mikumo Squad

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 40

The squad puts into action their plan to defeat the more experiences units. Their trump card will be...

Watch Now:iTunes
Duel! Yuma VS Midorikawa
star
8.26
85 votes

#35 - Duel! Yuma VS Midorikawa

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 20

Yuma and Shun Midorikawa's fight begins. Yuma quietly rages over Shun's humiliating public defeat of Osamu. How will he fight against the A-rank vet? Meanwhile, Commander Kido convenes a meeting to prepare for the forecast massive Neighbor invasion.

Watch Now:iTunes
Nestling from Mysterious World
star
8.26
82 votes

#36 - Nestling from Mysterious World

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 24

Trion soldiers from Aftokrator appear all over Mikado City. Border is forced to divide its forces to deal with their numbers. Chika's C-rank unit is attacked while organizing the civilian evacuation. What is Aftokrator's true goal?

Watch Now:iTunes
The Determination of Each One
star
8.25
76 votes

#37 - The Determination of Each One

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 11

Yuma's revealed why he came from the other world. Chika's resolved to join the Border Agency so she can go to the other world in search of her friend and her older brother.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Then Towards Tomorrow
star
8.25
81 votes

#38 - Then Towards Tomorrow

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 48

Mikumo Squad joins the B-rank upper tier. The fight against the top B-rank squads will be a touchstone for promotion to A-rank. Anticipating this, Osamu struggles with his inability to score a single point on his own and comes to a conclusion.

Watch Now:iTunes
The Captain's Pride
star
8.24
84 votes

#39 - The Captain's Pride

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 47

The B-Rank Competition's third round finale! Yuma triumphs while the team leaders fight on the east side. Osamu seeks to change the tide of battle by drawing water into the city and pitting Nasu against Kuruma. The three-way battle is about to conclude.

Watch Now:iTunes
Chika Amatori's Side Effect
star
8.22
87 votes

#40 - Chika Amatori's Side Effect

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 6

Yuichi and Osamu's critical mission to investigate the abnormal gate puts a lot of pressure on Osamu. Meanwhile, Yuma follows Replica’s advice and conducts an investigation of his own. The next morning, Osamu and Yuichi have a fateful meeting with Yuma...

Watch Now:iTunes
Miwa Squad's Assault
star
8.20
89 votes

#41 - Miwa Squad's Assault

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 7

Osamu reaches out to Yuma and Replica. He and Chika learn some critical information about Neighbors from Yuma, but they're soon discovered by two A-Rank agents, Shuji and Yosuke; they're searching for a Neighbor in human form...

Watch Now:iTunes
Crossroads of Destiny
star
8.16
86 votes

#42 - Crossroads of Destiny

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 29

Viza and Hyuse continue to pursue Chika, but Yuma and Jin arrive just in time. Yuma faces off against Viza while Jin battles Hyuse. Osamu and Karasuma lead Chika and the C-rank agents to Border HQ. However, Enedora's rampage has the HQ in chaos!

Watch Now:iTunes
Tamakoma Branch
star
8.14
78 votes

#43 - Tamakoma Branch

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 10

Yuma is invited to join the Border Agency’s Tamakoma Branch, and agrees on the condition that Osamu and Chika join with him.

Watch Now:iTunes
Power Elite, Yuichi Jin
star
8.11
90 votes

#44 - Power Elite, Yuichi Jin

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 5

Kitora boldly jumps onto the back of Ilgar, a new type of Trion Soldier, while it’s mid-flight and bent on attacking the city below. Suddenly, Ilgar transforms, enters self-destruct mode and plummets toward its target. How will she escape now?!

Watch Now:iTunes
Osamu Mikumo's Ability
star
8.08
89 votes

#45 - Osamu Mikumo's Ability

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 3

Combat-use Trion Soldiers attack when a gate opens in Osamu’s school just outside of the Forbidden Zone. Worried he’s not strong enough, Yuma tries to stop Osamu from fighting back, but Osamu’s determination to save the other students is limitless.

Watch Now:iTunes
Visitors from Another World
star
8.07
138 votes

#46 - Visitors from Another World

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 1

Approximately four years ago, a gate to another world opened in Mikado City, and invaders called Neighbors appeared.

Watch Now:iTunes
The Organization Known as Border
star
8.06
83 votes

#47 - The Organization Known as Border

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 9

With Shuji's squad singlehandedly defeated, the Border Agency's executives order Yuichi to defeat Yuma and recover the Black Trigger. Osamu worries about Yuichi's impending clash, while a secret hidden by Yuma is slowly exposed.

Watch Now:iTunes
Neighbor and Trion Soldier
star
8.05
97 votes

#48 - Neighbor and Trion Soldier

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 2

Border sees the Neighbor Yuma as an enemy… but Osamu is unable to view him as someone with hostile intentions, and trust begins to bloom between the two boys. Osamu finds himself caught between his own thoughts and the rules of the organization he belongs to, Border.

Watch Now:iTunes
Suwa Squad and Arafune Squad
star
8.04
82 votes

#49 - Suwa Squad and Arafune Squad

World Trigger - Season 1 - Episode 39

Mikumo Squad's B Rank Competition debut ends in a stunning win. Their next opponents are the 8th ranked Suwa Squad and the 10th ranked all-Sniper Arafune Squad. Osamu tries to come up with a Tamakoma-support strategy, but can he lead his team to victory?

Watch Now:iTunes
The Adventure Begins
star
8.00
9 votes

#50 - The Adventure Begins

Deltora Quest - Season 1 - Episode 1

Lief begins his journey with Barda to collect the seven gems of Deltora and save the land from the evil clutches of the Shadow Lord.

Watch Now:Amazon