The Best Episodes Directed by Ryosuke Nakamura

Downfall

#1 - Downfall

Monster Season 1 - Episode 2

The price for disobeying Dr. Heinemann's orders to instead operate on the boy proves costly for Dr. Tenma and his career.

star 8.06
125 votes
Bambola

#2 - Bambola

Gunslinger Girl Season 1 - Episode 4

With Christmas coming, Henrietta asks Jose to spend Christmas with her. While on a mission, Triela shoots a suspect against the orders of her handler, Hilshire. At base, she mulls over the fact that Hilshire always gives her the same Christmas presents. They are then sent on a mission to apprehend Mario Bosh, a retired Mafia leader. They succeed in finding him, but he manages to escape. As he is about to be killed by the Mafia, Triela saves him, and allows him to leave to be with his daughter. Overhearing this, Hilshire asks her what she wants for Christmas, and she asks for another bear. On Christmas day, however, she receives a present from Mario as well.

star 7.77
13 votes
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Pursued

#3 - Pursued

Monster Season 1 - Episode 8

Eva tries to threaten Dr. Tenma — unless he gets back together with her, she will reveal to the police that the tie that was found at the scene of the crime is his!

star 7.76
74 votes
Sky Dancing with Ash

#4 - Sky Dancing with Ash

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Season 1 - Episode 4

Haruhiro and his party continue to grow stronger and learn new skills, but an unexpected challenge changes everything.

star 7.67
102 votes
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Whisper, Chant, Prayer, Awaken

#5 - Whisper, Chant, Prayer, Awaken

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Season 1 - Episode 1

Haruhiro, his friends, and other people woke up and remembered nothing but their own names. As for Haruhiro and his friends, there's only one way for them to survive and earn money for their needs: Kill goblins.

star 7.21
146 votes
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Long Day of the Trainee Volunteer Soldier

#6 - Long Day of the Trainee Volunteer Soldier

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Season 1 - Episode 2

Haruhiro and the others find a goblin they might be able to defeat. Will they finally beat their first monster?

star 6.96
122 votes
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