The Best Episodes Directed by Shin'ichi Masaki

The Drill Speaks Eloquently of Love

#1 - The Drill Speaks Eloquently of Love

Gosick Season 1 - Episode 11

Jaqueline, an old friend of Grevil's, pays a visit to the Academy to make a donation and has a sudden encounter with Victorique at the Library Tower. There, she tells the story of a mysterious incident from the past where she was falsely accused of murder, unaware about its connection with both Victorique and the reason why Grevil has started bearing his unusual hairstyle.

star 9.16
42 votes
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The Rose-Colored Life is Covered in New Snow

#2 - The Rose-Colored Life is Covered in New Snow

Gosick Season 1 - Episode 19

Kujo leaves to the capital to find a present to Victorique's birthday which coincidentaly is on christmas day. Meanwhile, Victorique receives a message from her mother and starts looking for Kujo without success until she is summoned by her father and taken by Grevil to the capital to solve the greatest mystery of the country, which involves its previous queen, Coco Rose, whose life is being reenacted in a play at the Phantom Theater.

star 9.00
45 votes
Nine-Square and Reality

#3 - Nine-Square and Reality

Baby Steps Season 1 - Episode 7

In order to improve Eiichirō's playing, Coach Miura has him learn control on a 9-square court. After getting the basics done, Eiichirō is forced into a match against Takuma. Takuma realizes that Eiichirō has gained control but proceeds to show Eiichirō that control and good eye site is nothing compared to experience. Coach Miura then instructs Eiichirō and Takuma to continue playing each other as often as possible. 3 months after the Kanagawa Junior Circuit, Coach Miura asks Eiichirō to sign up for the Championship Match Tournament to see how much he has improved.

star 7.65
20 votes
Silver-Blonde, Yellow Topaz

#4 - Silver-Blonde, Yellow Topaz

Absolute Duo Season 1 - Episode 7

On the way to the island for the training camp with a boat, Julie's laying at Tooru's lap because she is feeling bad. Later, Tora and Tatsu tells them that Rito wants to see them; she tells the students that they're going to swim from the boat to the island where the camping is. But Julie can't swim, so Tooru has to carry her. On they're way, Lilith appereas and jumps from the helicopter to play with Tooru, however, he tells her that there's no time to play, which Lilith agrees on. After reaching the island, Tooru is laying at the beach to rest after the long trip. Continuing to reach the camp, the three have to go through the forest, however, some people attacked them - causing them to fight back. But what Tooru didn't expect is that he met someone he is familiar with; which is the lively Imari Nagakura, his opponent during the Kouryou Academy enrollment exam...

star 7.58
114 votes
Many Calculations Result in Victory, Few Calculations Result in Defeat

#5 - Many Calculations Result in Victory, Few Calculations Result in Defeat

Ikki Tousen Season 3 - Episode 9

Saji and the magician who shares his name use Ryofu as the centerpiece of a heinous plot to awaken the dragon lurking within Ryomou.

star 6.95
152 votes