The BEST episodes directed by Naoyoshi Kusaka

Counterattack
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7.92
12 votes

#1 - Counterattack

Argevollen - Season 1 - Episode 23

By deliberately leaking information, Cayenne is able to capture the enemy Sturm Betas. The U-Link squad is now much more powerful, and Samonji has broken through the Gate of No Retreat. Jamie and Tokimune swear they will get Argevollen back.

The New Coworkers, with the Slimes
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7.89
53 votes

#2 - The New Coworkers, with the Slimes

By the Grace of the Gods - Season 1 - Episode 9

The laundry business explodes in popularity, so Ryoma rushes out on day two to hire more help. He meets Fei and Li Ling, foreigners with a hidden past.

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I thought once you reincarnated, you still get another chance?
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7.86
72 votes

#3 - I thought once you reincarnated, you still get another chance?

And You Thought There Is Never a Girl Online? - Season 1 - Episode 5

Ako asks to play a different game during the club meeting, and Kyoh suggests a first-person shooter. Ako feels threatened when she thinks Nanako is interested in Hideki, and withdraws from both school and her friends.

Everyday Life with a Slime
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7.70
117 votes

#4 - Everyday Life with a Slime

Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls - Season 1 - Episode 4

Miia opens the pot on the stove and is attacked by a slime. Centorea explains that slimes are one of many species as yet unrecognized by human society; the slime then attacks again, and when Centorea's sword has no effect, both her and Kimihito end up covered in slime. When he goes to take a bath, she joins him after being unable to get clean. She conjectures that the slime was attacking them to get water; it then attacks them again in the bath. When Centorea falls and is knocked unconscious, the slime takes the form of a woman and begins imitating his washing of Cerea; due to her body being liquid, however, she almost drowns him before he escapes by diluting her in the tub. They debate what to do with her, and Papi reveals that she has named her Suu. The girls point out that she is likely an illegal immigrant; Papi overhears this and flees with Suu, thinking they mean to turn her in. When Kimihito catches up with them, they are apprehended by a group of children who often play with Papi. When one of the children is almost hit by a truck driven by the racist couple from the first episode, Suu saves her but falls off a bridge. Luckily, Kimihito gets under her with the crashed truck before she falls in the water. After that, he decides to let her stay at his house. They go home, only to find Smith there.

I thought net games and reality were different?
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7.49
80 votes

#5 - I thought net games and reality were different?

And You Thought There Is Never a Girl Online? - Season 1 - Episode 3

During their first club meeting, Akane is delighted by her faster machine, Ako gets a lesson in dressing for the occasion, and Kyoh is prevented from using her premium equipment. However, the line between game and reality becomes more blurred.

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A Murderer's Summer
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7.47
51 votes

#6 - A Murderer's Summer

I'm Standing on a Million Lives - Season 1 - Episode 12

As her reward for completing the quest, Tokitate gets to ask the Game Master whether this alternate world is actually virtual or not... and the answer is that it's an alternate Earth that branched off of the original Earth's timeline. Upon hearing that it's an existing world, Yotsuya trembles with the realization that he killed real people. Once he returns to the real world and resumes his normal life, the Game Master appears before him in the form of a young girl and leads him to a meeting with the next new player.

The Island That Flows
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7.46
26 votes

#7 - The Island That Flows

I'm Standing on a Million Lives - Season 2 - Episode 4

Iu meets the queen of the orcs in the harbor and the battle soon begins. Meanwhile, Yotsuya leaves in a group to collect ammunition and to take the wounded to the sacred cave. But in the midst of so many desperate situations, another danger, greater than the orcs, announces his arrival.

Starting the Business, with the Slimes
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7.43
58 votes

#8 - Starting the Business, with the Slimes

By the Grace of the Gods - Season 1 - Episode 7

Ryoma decides to strike out on his own as an adventurer and business owner. He discusses his plans with the ducal family, and works with Serge the merchant to put his business plans in motion.

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Yana & Aoiu are the Väikedaam
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7.32
28 votes

#9 - Yana & Aoiu are the Väikedaam

I'm Standing on a Million Lives - Season 2 - Episode 2

Disappointed at not having the strength to fight the orcs, Yotsuya tries to raise his level and get a more suitable occupation. Meanwhile, Iu and the others join the mercenaries in preparation for the great battle.

Another Mind
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7.27
11 votes

#10 - Another Mind

Argevollen - Season 1 - Episode 20

The Perphevollens have been put into combat. Samonji has left the 8th Unit to lead them. They're pushing back the Ingelmia army and winning many battles. Meanwhile, the 8th enjoys a short break at a northwestern supply base, but the troops are uneasy...

Majiha Forever
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7.27
48 votes

#11 - Majiha Forever

I'm Standing on a Million Lives - Season 1 - Episode 11

The progress of all four party members is halted by heavy snow as time continues to tick away. What's worse, if anyone freezes to death, they can't come back to life until the weather they revive in becomes survivable again. The party grows desperate. Yotsuya gets lost in an underground dungeon that he unexpectedly fell into, Shindou walks across a frozen lake without realizing how thin the ice beneath her feet is, and Hakozaki is unable to progress any further. As the party members lose their lives one by one, Tokitate, the last one alive, is ready to give up...

The Ancient Ruins of Hosszú Bányázait Alagút
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7.11
53 votes

#12 - The Ancient Ruins of Hosszú Bányázait Alagút

I'm Standing on a Million Lives - Season 1 - Episode 6

Yotsuya's party has saved the people who were under attack by kobolds. They then find out the group is a squad of soldiers from the dictatorial Kingdom of Deokk, and they're escorting heretics to Radodorbo to be executed. The party still isn't sure how they should interpret their quest, so for the time being, they accompany the soldiers and heretics on the way to Radodorbo.

This Is How I Feel
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7.09
22 votes

#13 - This Is How I Feel

Harukana Receive - Season 1 - Episode 9

It turns out that there will only be one team from Okinawa going to the nationals, so it will probably come down to Claire and Emily or Haruka and Kanata. Akari finds this out early and has a hard time telling the others.

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A Will to Destroy
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7.00
21 votes

#14 - A Will to Destroy

I'm Standing on a Million Lives - Season 2 - Episode 10

Yusuke and Glenda come across a hamlet where the villagers sent on a journey of hope have gradually taken refuge. On the side of the other heroes, their rest is short-lived as the goblins will not give them any respite.

A Short Film and the Sixth Hero
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6.76
25 votes

#15 - A Short Film and the Sixth Hero

I'm Standing on a Million Lives - Season 2 - Episode 7

Yusuke meets Glenda, the sixth hero. The young woman is already aware of the mission that awaits her. The group decides to make a promotional video of their adventure to find other heroes in their case.

A Field Trip With Everyone
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6.50
4 votes

#16 - A Field Trip With Everyone

Anne-Happy - Season 1 - Episode 6

The subject of today's happiness training is "Good Luck Orienteering!" Lead by the assistant Timothy, Hanako and her friends arrive at a mountain near school. While experiencing typical levels of misfortune, the girls have a picnic, and Hibari realizes the true meaning of the happiness training.

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A Mysterious Penalty
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6.40
5 votes

#17 - A Mysterious Penalty

Anne-Happy - Season 1 - Episode 4

After losing the dice game that was part of happiness training, the girls are assigned to take pictures of their "lucky items" as homework. Hanako, Hibari, and Botan try to get together over the weekend to finish their assignment, but from the moment they meet, they experience misfortune after misfortune. For some reason Hibiki seems strangely competitive, and a sleepy-looking Ren begins following them as well... Will the girls be able to complete their homework?!

Our Summer Vacation
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6.00
3 votes

#18 - Our Summer Vacation

Anne-Happy - Season 1 - Episode 10

Summer vacation has finally begun. Botan records the fun days she is having with her friends from class 7 in her journal. Going to karaoke on the way home from school, swimming at the beach by the Kumegawa villa... As they describe their summers filled with "happiness," she smiles.

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Driven Wild by Envy
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0.00
0 votes

#19 - Driven Wild by Envy

Seven Mortal Sins - Season 1 - Episode 2

Maria is glad she gets to see Lucifer again, believing that she's an angel, and then has her heart stolen by the Demon King. Lucifer forces Maria to follow her and lets her live a life of luxury. Meanwhile, Leviathan, who has strong feelings for Lucifer starts to get jealous over Maria because Lucifer won't pay any attention to her.

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