The Best Episodes Directed by Ryuutarou Suzuki
#1 - Power to Surpass
Cardfight!! Vanguard Season 8 - Episode 51
Chrono fights with all his heart to grasp the future and to show Kazumi the vanguard he believes in. What is the answer Shiranui gave at the end of the fight?
#2 - At the End of the Light
Cardfight!! Vanguard Season 8 - Episode 47
The first match of the U20 Championship final is Taiyo VS Verno. Can Taiyo surpass the brilliance of Verno, who faces the final fight on Earth with all his might?
#4 - Fortississimo
The Piano Forest Season 1 - Episode 12
It’s finally Kai’s turn to play. His playing transports the audience to the forest as Shuhei, Takako and Ajino reflect on their friend’s journey.
#5 - A Letter of Challenge
The Piano Forest Season 1 - Episode 8
An injured Takako travels to Tokyo with her teacher Shiba, who first noticed her at the competition five years before. There, she meets Kai again.
#6 - God of Competition
The Piano Forest Season 1 - Episode 5
After the contest, Shuhei transfers back to Tokyo and Kai finds that the piano in the woods is broken. Takako vows to win for Kai's sake.
#8 - The Chopin Competition
The Piano Forest Season 1 - Episode 10
The first contestants take the stage for the Chopin competition. Kai is shocked that a Chinese pianist's playing sounds just like Ajino's.
#9 - What Mozart Has Left
The Piano Forest Season 1 - Episode 3
Ajino sets a Mozart piece as Kai's entry for the contest, but Kai worries that he hasn't found his own style of playing. Shuhei is favored to win.
#10 - Reunion
The Piano Forest Season 1 - Episode 7
Five years later, Shuhei returns to Japan determined to see Kai again. After some searching, he finds his friend in a very unexpected place.
#11 - To Play Chopin's Pieces
The Piano Forest Season 1 - Episode 2
To Ajino, who hurt his musical abilities in a car accident, meeting Kai seems like fate. But Kai just wants to be able to play a certain Chopin piece.
#12 - Chosen One
The Piano Forest Season 1 - Episode 1
Shuhei Amamiya transfers into Kai Ichinose's elementary school. As an aspiring pianist, he's shocked that Kai has no teacher after hearing him play.
#13 - We Are
Revue Starlight Season 1 - Episode 11
Fate is cruel and harshly deals with any deviation from the pre-established script. What happens to those who dare defy the system the day after the performance?
#14 - New Signs in Warsaw
The Piano Forest Season 1 - Episode 9
At the Chopin competition preliminaries in Poland, Kai nearly has a meltdown, but Shuhei performs as usual. Shuhei is frustrated when they meet again.
#15 - New Wind from Poland
The Piano Forest Season 1 - Episode 11
Shuhei takes the stage at the competition, impressing everyone. Taking a walk to calm his nerves, Kai meets Polish pianist Lech.
#16 - Stand up, Vanguard!!
Cardfight!! Vanguard Season 10 - Episode 1
Aichi Sendou, a timid youth who gets his precious card taken by his classmate, Katsumi Morikawa. Aichi goes after Morikawa, and heads towards a card shop called Card Capital.
#17 - Fukuhara's Choice
Cardfight!! Vanguard Season 8 - Episode 36
The second day of the second stage begins. Although the Fukuhara club decided to avoid the stronger teams including Chrono's, Henri cardfights Verno. Upon learning this, Shion rushes over to Henri, who tells him to play Vanguard the way he wants and not for Fukuhara's best interest. After Henri shockingly defeats Verno, Shion catches up to Chrono and challenges him.
#18 - Concert Master, Takuto
Cardfight!! Vanguard Season 10 - Episode 35
CF club returns to their peaceful daily routine after the exchange with Fukuhara. "Takuto Tatsunagi", the "Concert Master" and chairman of the Tatsunagi Foundation, reveals a shocking truth to ULTRARARE.
#19 - True and Fake
Cardfight!! Vanguard Season 10 - Episode 40
Aichi and the CF club are brought by Kyou to the card shop. What awaits them are Rekka, who turned Kyou into a zombie, and a gang of PSYqualia zombies!
#20 - The Day When Vanguard Disappears
Cardfight!! Vanguard Season 10 - Episode 50
The final battle that will decide the future of Vanguard begins with the actions of Aichi and the Destiny Conductor. Meanwhile, the forces of both planet Cray and wandering planet Brandt rally to war.