The BEST episodes directed by Ryohei Takeshita

Let's Rice
59 votes

#1 - Let's Rice

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun - Season 1 - Episode 11

Nozaki wants to create some excitement within the manga's story, and for reference, he tries a variety of strategies to surprise Sakura. Later, Mikoshiba, Hori, and Wakamatsu get caught in the rain, and all sleep over at Nozaki's apartment for shelter. Nozaki begins to use the others as a reference point for another chapter of the manga.

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The Prince (Girl) of the School's Problems
60 votes

#2 - The Prince (Girl) of the School's Problems

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun - Season 1 - Episode 8

Kashima has been driving Hori crazy with her antics, but she gets confused when she discovers that Hori and the guys have been reading Yumeno’s shojo manga and taking it rather seriously. Hori challenges Nozaki to do some backgrounds, but Nozaki frustrates him when he does not get the perspective right, placing boxes under his characters to compensate. Thinking Hori aspires to be a princess, Kashima replaces his clothes with something more feminine. When Hori collapses during a rehearsal, Kashima carries him to the nurse’s office while wearing a bull mask.

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Violence vs. the Prince
72 votes

#3 - Violence vs. the Prince

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun - Season 1 - Episode 3

Mikoshiba introduces to Sakura and Nozaki his best friend, Yū Kashima, who is known as the school prince, but is actually a girl. She is a member of the acting club and is really popular among the girls. However, she is a bit dense and acts idiotic sometimes that her senior at acting club Masayuki Hori will scold and even physically beat her. After helping Hori paint some sets, Sakura discovers that he is the one who does backgrounds for Nozaki's manga. When Mashima sees Hori with Nozaki, she gets a bit jealous. Nozaki later has Hori and Sakura role-play some parts, during which Mikoshiba also gets involved.

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Do You Have Enough Excitement?
64 votes

#4 - Do You Have Enough Excitement?

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun - Season 1 - Episode 9

When Sakura and Nozaki both forget to bring umbrellas for a rainy day, Nozaki takes the opportunity to gather romance ideas about umbrella sharing for his manga. After Seo gives them her umbrella, Chiyo cherishes the walk from school. Later, the two observe how Miyako deals with editor Maeno’s crazy recommendations, and tell her to stand up to him.

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Heike Flowing
0 votes

#5 - Heike Flowing

The Heike Story - Season 1 - Episode 9

A chance encounter leads Biwa to her mother. The Heike take refuge in Dazaifu, but their respite is cut short.