The Best Episodes Directed by Shūhei Handa
#1 - Changing at the Edge of the World
Little Witch Academia Season 1 - Episode 25
The girls learn that the remnants of the Noir Rod have taken control of a nuclear missile that threatens to destroy the country Great Britain is currently in conflict with due to Croix's machinations. Unable to stop it by conventional means, Akko and her friends bundle their brooms' power with the Shiny Rod's magic and chase after it! Can Akko and Diana stop the missile in time?
#2 - Starting Over
Little Witch Academia Season 1 - Episode 1
Atsuko "Akko" Kagari enrolls in the prestigious academy Luna Nova following her dream and passion of becoming a witch like Shiny Chariot. She searches all over the small town of Brighton Berry for a bus to Luna Nova Academy, but when she finally finds it it turns out to be a "Broom Highway" that only witches can use. Akko, who's never practiced magic before, let alone rode a broom, is at a complete loss. What's more, if she doesn't make it in time for the opening ceremony, she'll be expelled!
#4 - Samhain Magic Festival
Little Witch Academia Season 1 - Episode 13
Akko works tirelessly to try and improve her magic for the show. During her performance, Akko and the others learn what has made Vajarois a sorrowful ghost.
#5 - Overdrive: The King of Distortion 3
Boogiepop and Others Season 1 - Episode 16
Niitoki Kei is progressing through the Moon Temple along with Boogiepop. According to Boogiepop, it's definitely true that something is endangering the world right now, but they don't know just how dangerous it is at the moment. Boogiepop explains that things aren't that simple and that they're not sure if the King of Distortion is actually an enemy yet. Kei's stomach suddenly rumbles in the middle of their conversation and Boogiepop offers her a very cute looking bento.