The BEST episodes directed by Shigeki Awai

17 votes

#1 - Incomplete

Ace of Diamond - Season 3 - Episode 24

The White Dragon Battle has finally begun. Hakuryu is a team that boasts one of the best mobility in Japan, centered on No. 3 Mima. Sawamura suddenly gets into a pinch for the first time. Is Sawamura's pitching valid for the Hakuryu batting line? On the other hand, Seido also changed the batting order after the defeat in the spring tournament and changed to an aggressive order to challenge this game. Whereabouts of the game ──?

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I'm Not Stopping!
21 votes

#2 - I'm Not Stopping!

Ace of Diamond - Season 3 - Episode 28

Seido Nine, who has achieved good results in practice games and is enthusiastic about practicing for the summer tournament. Inspired by Kataoka's words, Sawamura gets out of bed early in the morning and begins his activities. On the other hand, Furuya, who witnessed Sawamura's fulfillment, also appeals with seat batting. At that time, it seemed that the rivalry between the two had a positive effect on each other.

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The Class S Heroes
851 votes

#3 - The Class S Heroes

One-Punch Man - Season 2 - Episode 7

As the Super Fight tournament heads for its grand finale, the Class S heroes battle to hold back the tide of monster incursions. Meanwhile, Atomic Samurai is setting in motion a plan of his own.

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109 votes

#4 - Yesterday

Little Witch Academia - Season 1 - Episode 23

Following the painful news about Chariot and her magical ability, Akko disappears. Diana confronts Ursula about being Chariot and her history. After learning the truth that Akko did, Diana and others begin searching for her. After finding a desolate Akko, Diana admits that she and Akko are kindred spirits and Akko has the talent to actually live up to Chariot's ideals; and with that revelation and the support of her friends, Akko's spirits are rekindled. In the meantime, Chariot decides to confront and stop Croix, who is about to initiate the final stage of her sinister plan.

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20 votes

#5 - Presence

Ace of Diamond - Season 3 - Episode 14

The spring tournament game against Ichidai Third High has finally begun. Seido is batting first against Ichidai Third High ace Kosei Amahisa. Seido's cleanup starts as Haruichi Kominato steps up to the plate with one out and a runner on third. Will Miyuki getting them to bat first help them take the lead? Meanwhile, Seido's starting pitcher Furuya takes the mound with the same emotions he felt in the Invitational. The early innings are turning into a heated battle!

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No Place of Joy Hath a Soldier
80 votes

#6 - No Place of Joy Hath a Soldier

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom - Season 1 - Episode 10

Following his interview with the three Dukes, Souma managed to rally the Duchess of Walter to his cause, but the Dukes of Carmine and Vargas chose to declare war on their new king. At the same time, the principality of Amidonia launches its offensive to the southwest to capture the city of Altomura. For Souma, it is both his own survival and that of the kingdom of Elfrieden that is at stake in this war.

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Path of Revenge, Path of Atonement
167 votes

#7 - Path of Revenge, Path of Atonement

Black Clover - Season 1 - Episode 106

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For the Populace
43 votes

#8 - For the Populace

Ya Boy Kongming! - Season 1 - Episode 9

Eiko and Nanami have struck an alliance, but opposing forces conspire to break them apart. Can they endure the enemy salvo, or will their truce collapse under the onslaught?

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90 votes

#9 - Nopperabo

Golden Kamuy - Season 1 - Episode 2

Saichi and Asirpa head to Otaru, the largest town in the area, in seach of the tattooed prisoners. They quickly find out that they're not the only ones after the treasure. The army is looking for it too! Saichi has to face off against a deadly sniper, and a horrible cold front is setting in too...

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The Devil and the Hero Inconceivably Become Parents
70 votes

#10 - The Devil and the Hero Inconceivably Become Parents

The Devil Is a Part-Timer! - Season 2 - Episode 2

Alas Ramus seems dead set on the idea that Maou and Emi are her parents. After a few attempts at babysitting by Maou and Ashiya, though, it's clear that Chiho is the only one ready to cope with the realities of parenting. Her boss at MgRonald's isn't thrilled about all of this, but Chiho may have a future in the Devil's army...

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Fierce Battle
166 votes

#11 - Fierce Battle

Black Clover - Season 1 - Episode 75

Asta and the other Black Bulls continue to fight through stage one of the exam, trying to get to stage two. Magna ends up teaming up with the vice-captain of the Coral Peacocks, Kirsch, also happens to be Mimosa's older brother and Sol from the Blue Rose Knights. Kirsch seems to just go on about how beautiful he is and Magna and Sol don't know how to deal with the biggest narcissist they've ever met. Meanwhile, Finral ends up on a team with Leopold and Hamon and Finral was getting fired up, thinking about having to fight his brother Langris soon...

If You Possess an Aptitude, We'll Make Use of It
102 votes

#12 - If You Possess an Aptitude, We'll Make Use of It

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom - Season 1 - Episode 2

Souma is checked for any magical powers, and puts his results to use with the administrative paperwork. Hoping to recruit more competent personnel for his staff, Souma sends out a nationwide broadcast offering prizes to the most talented in the land.

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Hell of Ice and Flames
16 votes

#13 - Hell of Ice and Flames

The Honor at Magic High School - Season 1 - Episode 8

The trials of the new ones continue, and Isshiki Airi is distinguished by his lightning speed. But High School 1 is not left out, and Miyuki will finally be able to show the extent of her powers...

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Hey, Girl. Wanna Get Some Tea?
59 votes

#14 - Hey, Girl. Wanna Get Some Tea?

Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games Is Tough for Mobs - Season 1 - Episode 2

Leon officially begins attending the academy. Though the romantic interests he saw in the game are present, for some reason the girl with them is not the protagonist of the otome game, but a girl he doesn't recognize. Leon feels there is something off about the situation...

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Contrary to Wishes
81 votes

#15 - Contrary to Wishes

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom - Season 1 - Episode 9

While the Principality of Amidonia prepares for the invasion of Elfrieden, Souma has completely different worries. We finally have a discussion with the three dukes...

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Seeing Snake Shadows in Every Cup
69 votes

#16 - Seeing Snake Shadows in Every Cup

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom - Season 1 - Episode 18

Weathering a number of problems, Souma more or less finishes dealing with the aftermath of the war. However, he was set upon by an inexplicable anxiety, the distress and pressure only felt by those in authority. It was not something he could bear alone.

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The Cursed Lovers
186 votes

#17 - The Cursed Lovers

The Seven Deadly Sins - Season 3 - Episode 9

Diane tells Elizabeth that she met someone who looked just like her in the past. Meliodas denies knowing anything about it when Elizabeth asks.

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The Man Named Fanzell
174 votes

#18 - The Man Named Fanzell

Black Clover - Season 1 - Episode 55

Asta first met Fanzell Kruger shortly after he received his grimoire. He runs into him while training with his new anti-magic sword. Fanzell uses wind magic and is able to turn wind into a sword so he helps Asta train. One day while they’re in the forest, someone comes for Fanzell’s life..

How Dense... Can You Be?
33 votes

#19 - How Dense... Can You Be?

New Game! - Season 2 - Episode 4

“Moon Ranger” started off as a girls’ anime series, but because of its high quality, it was highly regarded by adults and was made into theatrical releases as well as live shows. After it’s 2 and a half year run, the protagonist in the “Moon Ranger” series was going to change. And because of that, a final live show was going to take place. Hajime, a huge “Moon Ranger” fan, wants to do anything possible to get her hands on the tickets and tries to get into the ticket site, but...

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28 votes

#20 - Diamondhand

Battle Game in 5 Seconds - Season 1 - Episode 10

Shirasagi catches the spy infiltrating Team Green, only to learn there's another traitor in their midst. As war wages all over the field, Kumagiri finds himself in desperate straits.

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Don't Call Me an Idol
91 votes

#21 - Don't Call Me an Idol

ODDTAXI - Season 1 - Episode 5

It's business as usual for privately-owned taxi driver Odokawa as he drives a variety of passengers around the city. Sometimes idols ride in his taxi, but don't worry; he's as tight-lipped as an authentic bartender.

A Black Beach Story
192 votes

#22 - A Black Beach Story

Black Clover - Season 1 - Episode 40

Entrusted with a mission by the Wizard King, Asta and the other Black Bulls head to Raquey, a place that’s surrounded by strong mana. With Captain Yami gone off somewhere, the other members decide to play around on the beach in their swimsuits.

Away from My Hometown for So Many Years
58 votes

#23 - Away from My Hometown for So Many Years

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom - Season 1 - Episode 24

Souma and the others visit the refugees, where they help an expectant mother with a difficult delivery. The newborn life provides hope and a foundation for the future to the refugees, but not all of them accept the future Souma presents them.

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A Confession
3 votes

#24 - A Confession

A3! - Season 2 - Episode 5

Yuki finds the costumes in tatters the day before Autumn Troupe’s dress rehearsal. Who could have done this?

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Using Shrimp As Bait to Catch Sea Bream, but Instead Catching a Shark
64 votes

#25 - Using Shrimp As Bait to Catch Sea Bream, but Instead Catching a Shark

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom - Season 1 - Episode 21

Roroa's arrival further complicates the situation between Amidonia and the Kingdom of Elfrieden. It was an outcome not even Souma had anticipated. In response, a conference between Grand Chaos Empire Empress Maria Euphoria and Souma must be convened.

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Enri's Upheaval and Hectic Days
204 votes

#26 - Enri's Upheaval and Hectic Days

Overlord - Season 3 - Episode 3

Enri meets Agu, who tells everyone that the Giant of the East and Demon Snake of the West are gathering forces to fight the master of the Monument of Ruin. Enri and the others take action, but little does she know how crazy the day will become...

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Amidonia in a Lion's Skin
72 votes

#27 - Amidonia in a Lion's Skin

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom - Season 1 - Episode 14

Julius, the son of Gaius, attempts to reclaim his former territory of Van from Souma, backed by the authority of the Gran Chaos Empire. The power to negotiate is given to Jeanne Euphoria, younger sister of Empress Maria Euphoria.

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4 votes

#28 - Bonds

Skate-Leading☆Stars - Season 1 - Episode 5

With the Grand Prix Series coming up, Ionodai’s skate-leading club is hard at work at training camp. As friction between Maeshima and Kiriyama builds, Kubota challenges Maeshima for a spot on the starting team.

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4 votes

#29 - Finals

Skate-Leading☆Stars - Season 1 - Episode 10

The teams that won through to the Grand Prix finals go to the lottery to determine skating order for the finals. The day before the finals, Sasugai pays a visit to Shinozaki's practice rink...

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Battle to the Death?! Yami vs. Jack
158 votes

#30 - Battle to the Death?! Yami vs. Jack

Black Clover - Season 1 - Episode 68

Stand by Me
3 votes

#31 - Stand by Me

A3! - Season 2 - Episode 11

The first day of the Fuyugumi performance. The five people who finished the performance safely were given applause from the audience, and an article was posted on the theater-related information site to convey the good performance of the new winter group. However, on the other hand, Tsumugi heard the opinion that "the acting of 丞 has changed completely from the time of GOD seat" and "the opponent role was also better for Asuka Harusho of GOD seat". The relentless words from Reni of the GOD seat that I met while shopping overlapped, and Izumi consulted with me to change the play a little.

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End of Shinemon
0 votes

#32 - End of Shinemon

Cardfight!! Vanguard - Season 12 - Episode 10

On top of losing to Esuka and getting chased out of Card Capital, Shinemon sees Misaki together with Esuka, and falls into despair.

The Day Before
0 votes

#33 - The Day Before

Cardfight!! Vanguard - Season 12 - Episode 22

It's the day before the finals of the Asia Circuit. As Shinemon ponders about whether to join the "Unit Summoning Experiment" or "Team's Final Worlds Challenge", Esuka invites him for dinner.

Jammer's Tears!? An Idol's Pride!
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#34 - Jammer's Tears!? An Idol's Pride!

Cardfight!! Vanguard - Season 13 - Episode 3

An Idol's Pride!The journey to revert the distorted worlds of Ibuki, Suiko, and the magical girls begins! As they escape from the center of the distortion "Sanctuary", Ibuki and friends encounter the unpopular idol group ULTRARARE.

Great Quarrel!? Predicament!! Mascot Chara!!
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#35 - Great Quarrel!? Predicament!! Mascot Chara!!

Cardfight!! Vanguard - Season 13 - Episode 11

Ryuzu, Kanzaki, and Oyama are competing to be the mascot character in the Vanguard Association's waiting room! And Emi and friends end up being dragged in to help..

As a Brother
0 votes

#36 - As a Brother

Cardfight!! Vanguard - Season 13 - Episode 18

Shingo retrieves his memory of the original history like Naoki, and reunites with his brother Shinji. Upon hearing Shinji's request to have a cardfight with his brother, Shingo is......