The BEST episodes directed by Takashi Takeuchi

The Desire to Win
24 votes

#1 - The Desire to Win

Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie - Season 1 - Episode 10

Preparations are underway for the school's athletic festival. Izumi-kun was hoping to avoid being placed in the highlight event, the boys and girls mixed relay, but unluckily enough, that's exactly what he's chosen for. But Shikimori-san and all of their friends end up on the relay team with him, so he feels like it'll actually be fun this time. The gang wastes no time starting to practice for the race, but it doesn't go so well for Izumi-kun and Hachimitsu. They refuse to give up, continuing to practice until the day of the festival comes. Hachimitsu seems to be in very low spirits before their event starts...

Jolly Times at the River!
27 votes

#2 - Jolly Times at the River!

Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie - Season 1 - Episode 5

Summer break is here at last! Izumi-kun and his friends arrive at the river, where they get started with a barbecue. As they divide up the prep work, everyone suddenly feels very anxious... because Izumi-kun has picked up a kitchen knife! Even Shikimori-san's eyes grow wide... but she's once again charmed by Izumi-kun and his ability to do just about anything. After the barbecue, they all decide to play in the river, but Izumi-kun gets into some trouble...

I Only Draw Free
31 votes

#3 - I Only Draw Free

I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying - Season 2 - Episode 4

Watch while eating some grilled mackerel, or something.