The Best Episodes Directed by Soichi Masui
#1 - Symphony of the Protectors
Scrapped Princess Season 1 - Episode 24
Pacifica dies. After Pacifica dies, she is called into Celia's world. Celia asks her advice, freeing the world from its cage. Pacifica's life is restored, and the three siblings go back to their village. Leo proposes again, and Pacifica turns him down.
#3 - The Super Written Exam – Heart-Pounding, Reeling, and Restless. You're Kidding!?
Soul Eater Season 1 - Episode 14
At Shibusen, tomorrow is the day of exams. Throughout the night, Maka and Tsubaki are the only ones who study diligently, although Soul seems to also be taking it seriously. Black Star attempts to steal the answers from Stein, but is caught, beat, and forced to fail. Liz and Patty attempt to study, but succumb to laziness, while Kid, confident in his knowledge as a shinigami, focuses on drawing blueprints to remove one of Liz's eyebrow hairs. During the test, it is revealed that Soul spent the whole night wiring his clothes with cheat strips, but is caught and fails from lack of knowledge and help. Kid also fails, because he spends the entire time trying to write his name perfectly, only to pass out when accidentally tearing his paper. Liz and Patty also score rather low, but Tsubaki does well and Maka ends up being top of her class.
#4 - The Warmth of Light
Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV Season 1 - Episode 5
Brotherhood episode 5 details the events that set the stage for young Noctis, his family and his friends. This episode also features an epic battle that Noctis takes on ten years later against the massive snake-like monster, Marilith.
#5 - Dogged Runner
Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV Season 1 - Episode 2
In this episode we get a look at how the friendship between Prompto and Noctis started when they were young.
#8 - The Crystal of Melting Snow
Sakura Quest Season 1 - Episode 23
Yoshino receives an offer from an Manoyama alumni to open a branch of the highly successful Belem bakery in the town. Many of the owners in the shopping district are unwilling to give up store space, as they still live above. Meanwhile, Kadota informs everybody of some unfortunate news.
#13 - Minerva's Saké Saucer
Sakura Quest Season 1 - Episode 18
The seniors of Warabiya stage a revolt against the Kingdom of Chupakabura, and the Queen herself is taken hostage!
#15 - Bittersweet Memories
Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV Season 1 - Episode 4
As the prince's aide, Ignis has cared for Noctis every day since they were in their youth. Noctis can't hide his annoyance as Ignis preaches what is expected of the future king. But the two are tied by a certain "sweet" – and Ignis is secretly struggling to recreate it.
#22 - The Rural Masquerade
Sakura Quest Season 1 - Episode 6
A film crew has arrived to film a zombie movie. The Tourism Board attempts to cater to their demands while turning it into an opportunity to promote the town wherever possible. Maki is having issues with her own aspirations as an actress.
#23 - Idea 5
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 5
Ueda was ordered by God to go to hell after the "panda riot". A mysterious man appears in front of Shimoda and the members of the design department who are worried that he may have been transferred to hell because of himself. Building a darkness and fire theme park in hell, he asks the design department to build a "hell mascot."
#29 - Idea 1
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 1
Shimoda is a new angel who was just hired into Heaven's Design Firm. Right as he goes to introduce himself to the Design Team, they begin a meeting. The order from God is for an animal that "eats only leaves from really high places". Right away, the designers begin to pitch various ideas...
#31 - Idea 2
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 2
When Ueda takes Shimoda to the Insect Department to introduce himself, he's overwhelmed by everybody being a character. That's when a vague order from God comes in, this time for an "animal that's cute, but not". Meido, the self-designated expert for designing cute creatures, raises her hand and out comes...
#32 - Idea 7
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 7
One evening, after hearing Neptune explain that he felt like someone was watching him in the bath, God puts in an order for an "animal that's watching even though it looks like nothing's there". As always, the order is ridiculous and makes the design team agonize, but then they decide to experiment with the squid that Pluto designed in the past...
#34 - Idea 3
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 3
Under a dark and ominous sky, pierced by lightning, a man wearing a sinister hood summons a... "dragon"! Shimoda and some of the designers were trying to fulfill the order "has not wings but flies anyway" and were checking out the dragon for inspiration. However, a harried looking Mizushima rushes onto the scene.
#35 - Idea 9
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 9
The new order from God is for an "animal that tickles the maternal instincts". Shimoda and Pluto research different animals to see what their maternal instincts, or 'love', look like. What is the 'love' that Pluto's distinct sensibilities land on?
#36 - Idea 11
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 11
The life form time accelerator device exploded and Shimoda and the others are blasted to Galapagos. To make it worse, the entire team got turned into children! Being attacked by the animals being tested is just one danger there, but Shimoda, Saturn, Mars, and one member of the Insect department use the "insect that can smell an SOS signal" to search for the designers.
#37 - Idea 6
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 6
Out of gratitude for their work, God decides to arrange a company vacation to Galapagos. While they are enjoying the hot springs and the banquet, a bloody Mercury is found. Jupiter, the self-named eats-himself-broke detective, claims that the perpetrator is definitely amongst them and sets off to find them... The key to solving this mystery is the order Venus is working on, an "animal where the male breastfeeds"?!
#38 - Idea 4
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 4
"I managed to fly the horse." Kanamori is nominated by God and faces the challenges alone, but the retake hell that makes the designer cry, saying "You can be free" and "Something is different"! What is the final plan that has been improved and improved ...!?
#40 - Idea 8
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 8
The ability to have a concealed weapons inside your body... isn't that the dream?! Tasked with the order for an animal that uses "bones as weapons", Jupiter begins to alter his own ribs like mad. Due to this, his ribs break, or he runs out of oxygen. After he put his body on the line this much, surely the new creature will be really cool, right?!
#41 - Before the Storm
Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV Season 1 - Episode 1
Brotherhood delves into the extraordinary friendships between Crown Prince Noctis and his three comrades, setting the stage for the adventure players will set out upon in the action-packed RPG - Final Fantasy XV.
#42 - Idea 12
Heaven's Design Team Season 1 - Episode 12
As a gift for Hell's celebratory party, God orders the designers to come up with "an animal that can be used in Hell's attraction and also sent to Earth". Yokota's idea of making it something that "surprises angels" is also tacked on, which really puts the team's abilities to the test...