The Best Episodes Directed by Noriyuki Nomata

Pure Converter

#1 - Pure Converter

Flip Flappers Season 1 - Episode 2

Cocona refuses to meet with Papika, and she's afraid to let her true feelings show about their last adventure. Papika isn’t about to give up that easily!

star 8.21
58 votes
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Montparnasse sky and scum girl

#2 - Montparnasse sky and scum girl

Dragon Pilot: Hisone & Masotan Season 1 - Episode 11

"Ritual" has now started. "Mizuchi Rock", the uninhabited island where dragon pilots did the training, turns out to be sleeping "Mitatsu". He arised from sleep and is now moving to the next place to rest with concealing himself in developed cumulonimbus clouds. Under the rough weather, four OTFs break their backs to lead him safely. “What is Hisone doing now?” She is not here, for the mission which affects the fate of this nation.

star 7.94
18 votes
Every Breath You Take

#3 - Every Breath You Take

Carole & Tuesday Season 1 - Episode 5

The plans to bring Carole & Tuesday into the limelight keep ending in failure. Gus proposes a live concert, then pays an unannounced visit to an old acquaintance, the famous organizer Hefner. Meanwhile, Tao takes Angela to seek a 12 million woolong (1 woolong = 1 dollar) investment from the Hedge Fund King Schwartz, pressuring Angela to prove her songs are worth that much. Around that time, Roddy visits an independent live house called Mars Lounge and tries to negotiate a gig for the girls.

star 7.87
61 votes
With or Without You

#4 - With or Without You

Carole & Tuesday Season 1 - Episode 11

Tuesday is left with a burn on her right hand after opening an anonymous birthday present left in the girls’ changing room. On stage, Pyotr fires up the audience with an amazing semifinals performance, and Carole & Tuesday know that it will soon be their turn. Gus runs around looking for the culprit, but meanwhile, Tuesday is unable to play her guitar. Eventually, Carole & Tuesday are called onto the stage...

star 7.84
55 votes
Walk This Way

#5 - Walk This Way

Carole & Tuesday Season 1 - Episode 13

With Mars’ Brightest over, Carole & Tuesday are gradually emerging into the public eye. Confronted by a group of thugs at the laundromat, the girls are saved by a stranger named Dann. Meanwhile, the victorious Angela performs her major debut song at a press conference surrounded by journalists. Carole & Tuesday are also offered the contract with Brightest Records like Angela, but Gus asks them, “What’s more important? Money or freedom?” The girls’ answer is...

star 7.69
48 votes
Don't Stop Believin'

#6 - Don't Stop Believin'

Carole & Tuesday Season 1 - Episode 23

After losing her mother and being mentally backed into a corner, Angela collapses on stage at the Mars Grammys. Meanwhile, musicians like Skip, who oppose Presidential Candidate Valerie’s proposed regulations on freedom of speech, are arrested one after another. During a meeting with Gus, Roddy, and Ertegun, Carole & Tuesday suggest inviting musicians from all over Mars and singing together in a show of solidarity. They also want Angela to participate. However...

star 7.64
39 votes
The Tsun-Pure In Her Element

#7 - The Tsun-Pure In Her Element

Shomin Sample Season 1 - Episode 7

Aika enjoys her newfound popularity by showing off her knowledge of a clothing store. Kimito helps Karen overcome her body image issues while trying on clothes. Aika asks Reiko to help her compose an apology text message to the class.

star 7.60
15 votes
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Head Over Heels

#8 - Head Over Heels

Carole & Tuesday Season 1 - Episode 17

One morning, Ertegun awakens to find himself bankrupt... His AI manager has made off with all of his money. Ertegun’s house is foreclosed, and without a penny to his name, he is forced to sleep at Roddy’s place. Ertegun completely loses his confidence and begins questioning his own identity. Trying to cheer him up, Roddy takes Ertegun to visit Carole & Tuesday, who are busy working on their first album. And so, Ertegun’s comeback drama begins, with everyone including Tao and Angela dragged into it.

star 7.43
42 votes
Art and Technique

#9 - Art and Technique

Baby Steps Season 1 - Episode 13

The match between Hiromi and Eiichirō begins. Everytime Eiichirō tries to go on the attack, Hiromi hits a shot Eiichirō can't reach. Hiromi goes up 1-0, but then Eiichirō realizes if he lets Hiromi complete his masterpiece and then returns the final shot, he will win the point. Eiichirō manages to go up 5-2 when Hiromi begins to increase his speed. Hiromi cuts it back down to 5-4. Eiichirō envisions his best match, the match against Terashima, and with that vision he comes up with a plan he believes will allow him to move on to the semi-finals.

star 7.00
23 votes