The BEST episodes directed by Taku Yamada

You're Creepy
26 votes

#1 - You're Creepy

Koikimo - Season 1 - Episode 12

A few days after they went flower viewing, Ichika is anxious because she hasn't heard from Ryo since and she decides to talk to Rio about it. Rio tells Ichika that she should try contacting him herself, which Ichika is rather nervous about. Rio tells her that she feels sorry for her brother because Ichika won't make up her mind on how she feels about Ryo. Ichika builds up the courage and finally calls Ryo, but he tells her that he's busy with work and won't be able to talk to her for a while as if he's trying to keep his distance from her...

Hot Springs and Girlfriend
74 votes

#2 - Hot Springs and Girlfriend

Rent-a-Girlfriend - Season 1 - Episode 5

The aftermath of the ferry incident signals a clear shift in Kazuya's feelings. Meanwhile, there's a conspiracy brewing at the hot springs inn he and his family decide to visit.

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Truth and Girlfriend
60 votes

#3 - Truth and Girlfriend

Rent-a-Girlfriend - Season 1 - Episode 11

On Chizuru's request, Kazuya goes on a practice date with Sumi, another rental girlfriend. Will he actually be able to help her and stay out of trouble while he's at it?

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21 votes

#4 - Pilgrimage

Koikimo - Season 1 - Episode 5

Ichika and Rio go to Okinawa for a school trip. Masuda ends up coming along with one of his seniors at work to be their camera guy on their trip. Rio had been sending pictures to Ryo from their trip, which ends up reminding Ryo of Kai and he gets worried. Meanwhile, Ryo ends up picking up an anime keychain that his coworker Matsushima Arie had dropped and she asks him to not let anyone at work know about her hobbies, and he has something nice to say in return...

He's Not Entirely Bad
30 votes

#5 - He's Not Entirely Bad

Koikimo - Season 1 - Episode 1

On a rainy day, the elite salaryman Amakusa Ryo almost falls down some stairs when he is saved by an ordinary high school girl named Arima Ichika. Ryo was dizzy from not eating breakfast, which worries Ichika and she offers him her lunch then runs off. Later when Ryo gets home, Ichika is in his living room and he finds out that she is actually his sister Rio's classmate. Ryo wants to thank Ichika for saving his life and offers to kiss her...

Beach and Girlfriend
86 votes

#6 - Beach and Girlfriend

Rent-a-Girlfriend - Season 1 - Episode 3

Kazuya barely has time to deal with the fallout of the situation in the pub before the gang heads off on a short trip to Izu, where they run into someone unexpected.

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On the Night of the Star Festival
7 votes

#7 - On the Night of the Star Festival

Revue Starlight - Season 1 - Episode 9

Preparations for the next performance of Starlight continue, and everyone is filled with hope as they move forward. Everyone that is, except for Nana, who sinks into despair.

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Episode 9
10 votes

#8 - Episode 9

Dropkick on My Devil! - Season 1 - Episode 9

After her 17,711th loss, Jashin-chan runs to the bank to withdraw Medusa's cash to fund her gambling habit and "rewrite history." Instant karma leads them into a bank robbery and Jashin-chan just wants to save herself while Medusa stands against the robbers to save the people. Jashin-chan's asshole-ness peaks as Minos is more popular with humans and Poporon disguises herself as Noelle Amatsuka.

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Episode 5
12 votes

#9 - Episode 5

Dropkick on My Devil! - Season 1 - Episode 5

After a failed hunt for the second volume of a grimoire in Jinbocho's bookstore district, Jashin-chan and Yurine enjoys lunch at Jiro. Yurine buys take-out for starving Pekola, who is hesitant to accept since she houses the devil. When Pekola finally decides to eat, Jashin-chan had devoured it all. Minos and Jashin-chan's past and Pekola's job is revealed as super cop Mei makes a comeback.

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Top Star
12 votes

#10 - Top Star

Revue Starlight - Season 1 - Episode 3

Nana takes a role behind the scenes while Futaba notices that Claudine is bothered by something. Hikari is acting cold towards Karen, but is there a reason for it?

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