The Best Episodes Directed by Nobuyoshi Habara

Love and a Cough are Not Kept Secret (Amor tussisque non celantur)

#1 - Love and a Cough are Not Kept Secret (Amor tussisque non celantur)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 16

To celebrate the end of the summer break, several of Negi's students hold a pillow fight in Mahora's old elementary school building, with Negi in the middle of everything.

star 9.95
62 votes
Not For Me, Not For You, But For Us (Non mihi, non tibi, sed nobis)

#2 - Not For Me, Not For You, But For Us (Non mihi, non tibi, sed nobis)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 26

Negi forms a Probationary Contract with the rest of Class 2-A so they will help him fight the demons and break the contract between Asuna and the Demon King.

star 9.94
32 votes
Words Fly Away, Those Written Remain (Verba volant, scriptamanent)

#3 - Words Fly Away, Those Written Remain (Verba volant, scriptamanent)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 19

Kazumi starts investigating about a classmate named Sayo Aisaka, whom everybody seems to not notice she is present, not even Kazumi herself. It turns out Sayo was a student of Mahora Academy during the 1940s — and is now a ghost.

star 9.67
91 votes
A Reliable Friend is Perceived in an Uncertain Situation (Amicus certus in re incerta cernitur)

#4 - A Reliable Friend is Perceived in an Uncertain Situation (Amicus certus in re incerta cernitur)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 15

Home in the family estate for the summer break, Ayaka gets a visit, to her delight, from Negi and, to her horror, the rest of the class. Ayaka's childhood memories with Asuna are also brought up, mentioning how Asuna made Ayaka smile and laugh again after she was saddened by her little brother's death.

star 9.48
62 votes
Nothing is Difficult for a Lover (Nihil difficile amanti)

#5 - Nothing is Difficult for a Lover (Nihil difficile amanti)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 17

To help Nodoka confess her feelings to Negi, Yue gives amusement park tickets to the pair so they can have a date. Yue and Asuna follow to support the two of them.

star 9.48
62 votes
It Must Not At All Be Despaired (Nil desperandum)

#6 - It Must Not At All Be Despaired (Nil desperandum)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 21

With Konoka's safety already in danger, Negi, Asuna, and Setsuna, along with several other students, do all they can to save her.

star 9.47
62 votes
Unless You Have Believed, You Will Not Understand (Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis)

#7 - Unless You Have Believed, You Will Not Understand (Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 20

Class 2-A finally make their trip to Kyoto, but a sinister group of mages sets its sights on Konoka.

star 9.00
62 votes
Death is Certain, the Time is Uncertain (Mors certa, mora incerta)

#8 - Death is Certain, the Time is Uncertain (Mors certa, mora incerta)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 25

With the help of Chao and Satomi's time machine, Negi transports himself and Chamo to 1993 Germany to know more about Asuna's magic cancelling power and discover ways to bring her back in the present. In the process, he unknowingly takes along the rest of 2-A.

star 9.00
62 votes
I Hope the Memory of Our Friendship Will Be Eternal (Amicitiae nostrae memoriam spero sempiternam fore)

#9 - I Hope the Memory of Our Friendship Will Be Eternal (Amicitiae nostrae memoriam spero sempiternam fore)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 14

Konoka causes a ruckus with Negi, in the process making a mess and breaking Asuna's alarm clock. Negi and Konoka venture to Harajuku to buy a new clock for Asuna, not knowing they are being stalked by the Cheerleaders (Misa, Sakurako, and Madoka).

star 8.95
62 votes
Both Weapons and Words Wound (Et arma et verba vulnerant)

#10 - Both Weapons and Words Wound (Et arma et verba vulnerant)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 24

Negi and the rest of Class 2-A are saddened by Asuna's death.

star 8.86
63 votes
Love Does Not Recognize Rank (Amor ordinem nescit)

#11 - Love Does Not Recognize Rank (Amor ordinem nescit)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 18

Stunned by Nodoka's confession at the amusement park, Negi ponders on how to answer it. Meanwhile, inspired by Nodoka, Asuna bakes a cake for Takamichi's birthday.

star 8.52
62 votes
It is Difficult to Make a Joke with a Sad Mind (Difficile est tristi fingere mente jocum)

#12 - It is Difficult to Make a Joke with a Sad Mind (Difficile est tristi fingere mente jocum)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 22

Asuna is saddened when she saw Takahata together with Mahora's counselor.

star 8.52
62 votes
When They are Silent, They are Shouting (Cum tacent clamant)

#13 - When They are Silent, They are Shouting (Cum tacent clamant)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 11

Negi receives a laptop computer from the Academy, but neither he nor most of the class know what to do with it. Upon Chamo's suggestion, he urges the class to help him build a homepage. The class's new site then competes against that of a net idol who turns out to be one of their own.

star 8.50
62 votes
Either Learn or Leave (Aut disce aut discede)

#14 - Either Learn or Leave (Aut disce aut discede)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 12

With his stint in Mahora on the line, Negi and the Baka Rangers (Asuna, Yue, Kaede, Kū Fei, and Makie) explore Library Island's basements for a magical book that will make his five class dunces smarter for the exams.

star 8.50
62 votes
The Appearances of Things are Deceptive (Fallaces sunt rerum species)

#15 - The Appearances of Things are Deceptive (Fallaces sunt rerum species)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 7

Negi learns ninja skills from Kaede. Upon his return, he forms a Probationary Contract with Asuna and the two set off to stalk and face Chachamaru.

star 8.49
63 votes
One Night Befalls All of Us (Omnes una manet nox)

#16 - One Night Befalls All of Us (Omnes una manet nox)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 8

Negi finally faces Evangline using his newfound skills.

star 8.49
63 votes
Rumors Fly (Fama volat)

#17 - Rumors Fly (Fama volat)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 5

Chamo arrives at Mahora Academy to personally bring a letter to Negi. But this ermine's visit is for more than an errand. Chamo's real intention was to find Negi a Pactio partner.

star 8.48
63 votes
Between a Rock and a Hard Place (A fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi)

#18 - Between a Rock and a Hard Place (A fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 6

Evangeline starts her rampage against Negi as she victimizes several of her classmates.

star 8.48
63 votes
I'll Get You, Wascally Rabbit! (Te capiam, cunicule sceleste!)

#19 - I'll Get You, Wascally Rabbit! (Te capiam, cunicule sceleste!)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 9

On an errand towards the Tatsumiya Shrine, Negi is guided by the Narutaki twins (Walking Club).

star 8.48
63 votes
Where There is Harmony, There is Victory(Te capiam, cunicule sceleste!)

#20 - Where There is Harmony, There is Victory(Te capiam, cunicule sceleste!)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 10

Class 2-A battles in a dodgeball match against some high school girls who are also smitten by Negi's looks.

star 8.48
63 votes
We Live and Learn (Tamdiu discendum est, quamdiu vivas)

#21 - We Live and Learn (Tamdiu discendum est, quamdiu vivas)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 13

Stuck for three days in one of Library Island's basements, Negi and the Baka Rangers manage to escape. When Negi was about to leave the school, it turns out that 2-A got the second-highest score in the exams.

star 8.47
62 votes
Not Bad: Ceasefire Negotiation

#22 - Not Bad: Ceasefire Negotiation

Broken Blade Season 1 - Episode 3

Zesu Warukiuresu corps to lead approached to castle town binon ten steadily. Rye gut believing that surprise attack is not the real intention of zesu makes a sortie for negotiations alone in derufingu. Two who met as deadhead confront younger brother of the chief secretary in battlefield in military academy after time of four years. Negotiations not to hand over when partner should retire from soldier arrive at unexpected fate before long…

star 8.44
27 votes
Every Beginning is Difficult (Omne initium est difficile)

#23 - Every Beginning is Difficult (Omne initium est difficile)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 2

While the rest of 2-A welcome Negi to their class, Asuna and Negi try to put up with one another now that she knows that Negi is a mage in training.

star 8.38
65 votes
Remember you will die (Memento Mori)

#24 - Remember you will die (Memento Mori)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 23

Asuna starts to recall her past, seeing flames in her dream, and remembering the 10 year contract with the demon. Asuna dies.

star 8.37
63 votes
Cross Combat: Close Quarters Battle

#25 - Cross Combat: Close Quarters Battle

Broken Blade Season 1 - Episode 4

Negotiations broke down, and battle was reopened. Both militaries were rye GATT which barely left mixed and confused confused fight, but meet with subordinate, rii of zesu. We are forced to single combat. rii which becomes rash for the loyalty and military exploit to zesu, and corners rye gut by severe attack. It was reality of too severe 〝 war 〟 that rye gut saw while movable limit of derufingu approached.

star 8.32
22 votes
Counter Attack: Violent Retaliation

#26 - Counter Attack: Violent Retaliation

Broken Blade Season 1 - Episode 5

Rye GATT which did harshness of battlefield in one of eyes, and decided return once. But we know determination of hozuru which does not hesitate to conduct surrender for people either and choose way becoming soldier by oneself. Genius 〟 borukyusu general of 〝 war that begins to move in Athene's while the Krishna military gets powerful power called derufingu. And attack third wave of Creo warukiuresu corps which lost rii flocks in binon ten.

star 8.30
23 votes
Un Sorceror: One without Power

#27 - Un Sorceror: One without Power

Broken Blade Season 1 - Episode 1

"Deadhead" Rye who does not have magical power is summoned to Krishna King Hozuru and Queen Sigyn who are friend of the military academy era and is informed of fact of within the territory invasion by neighboring country Athens federation. As for the front commander being close friend, Zesu of three people. When we marched into Kodaiohei [under Gouremu] 1,000 years before estimate excavated in castle town accidentally, fate of Rye begins to greatly move…

star 8.08
36 votes
Under Golem: The Ancient Giant Soldier

#28 - Under Golem: The Ancient Giant Soldier

Broken Blade Season 1 - Episode 2

Kodaiohei [under Gouremu] awakened to from sleep of 1,000 years by boarding of Rye gut crushes Quartz by overwhelming power; at last; appear. Fierce attack corps of Zesu standing in the way before confused Rye. Ex-close friends who assume fate of the mother country in the middle of intense battle, and meet again. Rye which had huge power that only he can change in its hand is swallowed without mercy to whirlpool of war.

star 8.07
27 votes
World Wind: Storm and Stress

#29 - World Wind: Storm and Stress

Broken Blade Season 1 - Episode 6

Multiplex armor and derufingu equipped with wide end crush Aruga's machine and crush body pit of Zesu machine. Creo overwhelmed enemy force by desperate charge, and oneself became the body of prisoner although we achieved zesu rescue. Rye gut which is merely collapsed for first campaign that might kill ex-close friend. And, as boarding person of erutemisu which we requisitioned, mysterious man, jirugu is chosen….

star 7.91
22 votes
Lovers, Lunatics (Amantes, amentes)

#30 - Lovers, Lunatics (Amantes, amentes)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 3

Realizing how little Asuna gets in respect, Negi creates a love potion that goes horribly wrong, while Nodoka begins to start feeling for her new teacher. When Nodoka was about to kiss Negi, Asuna barges in by kicking the locked door with her brute force.

star 7.73
92 votes
There's No Place like Home (Nullus locus est instar domus)

#31 - There's No Place like Home (Nullus locus est instar domus)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 4

Negi's continues to attempt (and fail) to help Asuna get higher grades, first by tutoring her as part of a study group, then attempting to "improve her physique" during a stand-off in the bath.

star 7.73
92 votes
The Blockhead in the Professor's Chair (Asinus in cathedra)

#32 - The Blockhead in the Professor's Chair (Asinus in cathedra)

Negima! Season 1 - Episode 1

Class 2-A meets its new homeroom teacher, who turns out the be a 10-year-old boy from Wales.

star 7.38
97 votes