The BEST episodes directed by Tarō Kubo

Farewell, Buddy
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10.02
43 votes

#1 - Farewell, Buddy

Gintama - Season 7 - Episode 42

With the battle over, the survivors each go their separate ways. With Nobunobu appointed the new Shogun, Shigeshige and his retainers retreat to Kyo to regroup. For those left in Edo, there may be dark times ahead.

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Leave Letter
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8.74
36 votes

#2 - Leave Letter

Gintama - Season 8 - Episode 2

When they learn the truth about the current situation, the gang realize that they must go into battle. And so, too, does Kagura.

Kaguya Wants to Know / Kaguya Wants to Give a Gift / Chika Fujiwara Wants to Confirm It
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8.50
112 votes

#3 - Kaguya Wants to Know / Kaguya Wants to Give a Gift / Chika Fujiwara Wants to Confirm It

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War - Season 2 - Episode 2

Kaguya finally gets to go window shopping and watches vigilantly for her chance to befriend Shirogane’s sister, Kei. While the Fujiwara sisters get in the way, she eventually manages to position herself next to Kei. But then, she can only see Shirogane’s resemblance in Kei’s profile, making her heart beat wildly out of control. Kaguya still decides to take the opportunity to figure out what she should give Shirogane for his birthday when Kei mutters that she isn’t very close to her brother. What secrets will Kei spill about Shirogane?

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The Color of His Soul Will Be Forever...
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8.50
67 votes

#4 - The Color of His Soul Will Be Forever...

07-Ghost - Season 1 - Episode 9

Mikage, controlled by Ayanami, is still fighting Teito while Frau is on his way.

That Day, I Was Certainly With Him
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8.40
65 votes

#5 - That Day, I Was Certainly With Him

07-Ghost - Season 1 - Episode 15

Teito states that he's putting all his effort into studying for the Bishop's Exam.

Take the Initial Premise Lightly, and It'll Cost You
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8.33
39 votes

#6 - Take the Initial Premise Lightly, and It'll Cost You

Gintama - Season 7 - Episode 31

Whilst on a job tailing someone in the blistering summer heat, Gin steals Kagura's parasol, forgetting that the Yato are weak against sunlight. Kagura falls ill and is taken to the hospital.

3000 Leagues in Search of a Scabbard
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8.20
23 votes

#7 - 3000 Leagues in Search of a Scabbard

Gintama - Season 9 - Episode 6

The Odd Jobs encounter a strange sword at Tetsuko's smithy, and it grows attached (quite literally) to Gintoki's behind!

Kaguya Wants Her to Say It / Miyuki Shirogane Can't Lose / Ishigami Closes His Eyes
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8.11
128 votes

#8 - Kaguya Wants Her to Say It / Miyuki Shirogane Can't Lose / Ishigami Closes His Eyes

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War - Season 1 - Episode 8

As final exams approach, the psychological war between Kaguya and Shirogane intensifies within the Student Council Office. Kaguya is an all-around genius with her pride at stake but she has never been able to surpass Shirogane in academics. On the other hand, Shirogane is a genius through hard work, who won’t allow anyone to take his position at the top of the class. In an attempt to get ahead of the other, the two lie through their teeth and it becomes a battle of finesse. At last, it’s the day of finals, but which of them will the goddess of victory smile upon?

A Betrothed for This Noble Daughter!
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8.05
174 votes

#9 - A Betrothed for This Noble Daughter!

KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! - Season 2 - Episode 4

Darkness suddenly returns, asking for the others' help in getting out of an arranged marriage with the Alderp's son, Walther.

As a Family Member of Rias Gremory
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8.00
59 votes

#10 - As a Family Member of Rias Gremory

High School D×D - Season 4 - Episode 10

The competition in the Rating Game is getting heated. Can Team Gremory keep their cool and prevail, or will Issei be undone by a strip show?

My Bald Dad, My Light-Haired Dad, and My Dad's Glasses
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7.97
28 votes

#11 - My Bald Dad, My Light-Haired Dad, and My Dad's Glasses

Gintama - Season 9 - Episode 2

Umibozu and Gintoki's meeting with Kagura's boyfriend Dai doesn't go according to plan as he's revealed to be the prince of Planet Titan. Meanwhile, the new couple's relationship takes a drastic turn.

The Line Between Godlike Games and Shitty Games is Paper-Thin
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7.93
25 votes

#12 - The Line Between Godlike Games and Shitty Games is Paper-Thin

Gintama - Season 9 - Episode 12

In the first half, Gintoki decides that as protagonist, he can't sit and do nothing as a Gintama game is released. He takes matters into his own hands as Odd Jobs looks to produce a super hit. In the second, Shinpachi buys a new pair of glasses that get him rather high spirits...

Kaguya Wants to Trade / Chika Wants to Go Somewhere / Miyuki Wants to Hide His Ignorance
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7.75
161 votes

#13 - Kaguya Wants to Trade / Chika Wants to Go Somewhere / Miyuki Wants to Hide His Ignorance

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War - Season 1 - Episode 2

The students at Shuchiin Academy are under the impression that Shirogane is an expert in romance too. But in reality, he has no romantic experience whatsoever when a male student comes to him for advice regarding a crush. In a desperate attempt to cover his lack of experience and to protect his dignity as the Student Council President, he takes on the student’s request and claims, “Leave it to me!” For Kaguya, who has been eavesdropping, this becomes an excellent opportunity for her to find out Shirogane’s views on love. But Shirogane’s advice on love seems very absurd…

God's Blessing on This Wonderful Shop!
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7.71
217 votes

#14 - God's Blessing on This Wonderful Shop!

KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! - Season 1 - Episode 9

Kazuma and his adventure friends Keith and Dust go to a shop run by succubi who provide male adventurers with much needed relief by giving them erotic dreams.

Hot Tears, Gently Fill His Heart...
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7.71
98 votes

#15 - Hot Tears, Gently Fill His Heart...

07-Ghost - Season 1 - Episode 5

Teito is greeted by the sisters, who want to do his laundry.

Kisaragi Leaders Will Be Livestreamed!
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7.68
31 votes

#16 - Kisaragi Leaders Will Be Livestreamed!

Combatants Will Be Dispatched! - Season 1 - Episode 10

Kisaragi has defeated the heroes back on Earth, and it's time for some R&R. But things don't go as planned when Lilith starts livestreaming…

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School Trip, an Abrupt Attack
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7.66
72 votes

#17 - School Trip, an Abrupt Attack

High School D×D - Season 4 - Episode 2

Issei and his classmates arrive in Kyoto. Although Issei is ready to enjoy Kyoto to the fullest, getting stronger is s always on his mind. However, it seems training isn't the only thing to worry about in Kyoto. Powerful groups have begun to move.

Cell Phone
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7.57
53 votes

#18 - Cell Phone

Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway - Season 1 - Episode 2

Things are changing quickly for Yoshida, as the girls at work start to take an interest in him. Meanwhile, he tries to get Sayu a cellphone, but she refuses...

My Potential Released!
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7.56
60 votes

#19 - My Potential Released!

High School D×D - Season 4 - Episode 5

Issei and his team meet with Cao Cao at the Nijo Castle and find Kunou's mother there. A showdown between the two factions begins. Pushed into a corner, Issei finally finds it inside himself to unleash his inner potential and call for what is his.

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Yearning
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7.53
40 votes

#20 - Yearning

Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway - Season 1 - Episode 7

As Sayu's family gets closer and closer to tracking her down, she realizes that she may be heading home sooner than she thinks.

Heat Stroke
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7.51
86 votes

#21 - Heat Stroke

Cells at Work! - Season 1 - Episode 11

The world (body) is engulfed in sweltering heat. Even after triggering sweat, the body can't be cooled down. Abnormal increased vascular flow, soaring fever... That's right, the body is suffering from heat stroke! Taking advantage of the situation, the Bacillus cereus is rampaging to his heart's content. Reeling from the effects of heat stroke, the usually reliable White Blood Cell (Neutrophil) is suddenly unable to perform... Isn't there any way to save the world from further global warming?

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The Auspicious Alliance / Eccentric Cuckoo-land Creature
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7.33
6 votes

#22 - The Auspicious Alliance / Eccentric Cuckoo-land Creature

Hozuki's Coolheadedness - Season 2 - Episode 3

The Four Benevolent Beasts argue over a meal about who is older and how well they are aging. Meanwhile, Hozuki has some problems of his own down in Hell.

Beckoning Demon
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6.32
96 votes

#23 - Beckoning Demon

Ikki Tousen - Season 4 - Episode 4

While Hakufu visits her sister, the Saito Academy fighters set sail for the tournament but soon discover a vicious rival team has invaded their boat..

Torn Darkness
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5.94
95 votes

#24 - Torn Darkness

Ikki Tousen - Season 4 - Episode 10

As Kanu and Shimei's to-the-death battle rages, Hakufu is buried in rubble while trying to protect Koukin from Kentei's fierce disciple Teni.