The BEST episodes directed by Tomoaki Koshida

40 votes

#1 - Karma

Gintama - Season 7 - Episode 49

Things come to a head on Kokujo Island, as death itself descends upon the battlefield.

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Those Who Protect Against All Odds
44 votes

#2 - Those Who Protect Against All Odds

Gintama - Season 7 - Episode 39

Past histories are finally confronted for Gintoki and Kagura as they face off against Takasugi and Kamui.

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Ten Years
37 votes

#3 - Ten Years

Gintama - Season 8 - Episode 6

Gintoki comes across a man who has waited over a decade to exact his revenge on him. The question is, does he really have the right guy?

Afuro and Wolfro
42 votes

#4 - Afuro and Wolfro

Gintama - Season 7 - Episode 30

Zura, having successfully infiltrated the Shinsengumi, now attempts to get rid of Wolfro, deeming him a threat.

Pinched by the Musashi!
12 votes

#5 - Pinched by the Musashi!

High School Fleet - Season 1 - Episode 5

Finally, the Harekaze is free from the cloud of mutiny. We all know what that means, right? Time for some fun in the sun! Tune in as Akeno and the Harekaze watch a fantastic firework show!

The Demon That Turns Back Time
57 votes

#6 - The Demon That Turns Back Time

Ushio and Tora (2015) - Season 1 - Episode 19

Ushio regains his senses and heads into the cave at Kamuikotan. When in the cave, they encounter a monster who can turn back time and he sends them back to ancient China where the Beast Spear was first made.

10 - 1 =
40 votes

#7 - 10 - 1 =

Gintama - Season 7 - Episode 12

The gang break into the cult's headquarters but the leaders have already escaped. Faced with the possibility of never changing back, everyone must now adjust to their new genders.

Senkawa Fall Out Mother
12 votes

#8 - Senkawa Fall Out Mother

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 8

Kyouichi suspects one of his fans is having trouble getting by, so he asks Makoto to go check in on her and her young son. Makoto's mother takes an unexpected interest in the situation as well, and they find there's more going on than meets the eye.

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43 votes

#9 - Amen

Gintama - Season 7 - Episode 18

Gintoki notices that many drunken patrons of Otose's bar are confessing their sins to Tama and decides to take advantage of that by opening a confessional and taking a cut of the fees. Many of the confessions seem to mention a certain worthless boss who sounds very familiar!

H.A.M.M.R~The H.A.M.M.R Institute
53 votes

#10 - H.A.M.M.R~The H.A.M.M.R Institute

Ushio and Tora (2015) - Season 1 - Episode 25

Another morning fighting with Tora followed by going to school with Asako. However, an organization named HAMMR breaks the usual cycle. The three mad scientists of HAMMR kidnap Ushio and Asako and Tora go after them in an attempt to save him.

Sunshine Street Civil War, Part 2
13 votes

#11 - Sunshine Street Civil War, Part 2

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 12

Now on the run from most of his former friends, Makoto has to use all the resources he has left to piece together who's causing so much trouble in Ikebukuro. Chances are, it's the same one who seems to have a personal grudge against him.

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Beyond the Edge of the Sea
226 votes

#12 - Beyond the Edge of the Sea

Vinland Saga - Season 1 - Episode 8

After capturing the treasure from the Franks, Askeladd’s men return to the village of Gorm on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark to pass the winter. Thorfinn challenges Askeladd to a duel as a reward for bringing him the head of the captain of the clan of Franks. Even though Thorfinn has grown in skill through his experience in battle, he is still no match for Askeladd.

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Beastly Reunion
12 votes

#13 - Beastly Reunion

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 10

A woman abruptly commissions Makoto to get revenge for an attack that crippled her brother. But the "beast" who attacked him hardly seems savage, so Makoto decides to dig a little deeper on this case.

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I Have It! I'll Bury Them With My Sister-In-Law
23 votes

#14 - I Have It! I'll Bury Them With My Sister-In-Law

Engaged to the Unidentified - Season 1 - Episode 6

Kobeni's mother, Akane, who had always known the Mitsumines weren't human, tells Kobeni that she is no less thankful to them for saving her life. The next morning, Kobeni tries to learn more from Hakuya and Mashiro about their other forms, though Hakuya refuses to transform in front of her. As Kobeni turns her attention towards Valentine's Day, she ponders whether she should marry Hakuya or not. On Valentine's Day, Kobeni tries to work up the courage to give Hakuya some chocolate, but has trouble finding the chance. She finally gets the opportunity after her friend, Mayura Momouchi, comes over.

Waltz for Baby
17 votes

#15 - Waltz for Baby

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 4

A man he's only just met asks Makoto if he can help him figure out who killed his son five years ago. Thus begins some detective work for Makoto, which ends up digging up things that perhaps should have remained buried in the past.

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Sunshine Street Civil War, Part 1
11 votes

#16 - Sunshine Street Civil War, Part 1

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 11

As tensions rise between the G-Boys and the Red Angels, Makoto finds himself mediating from the middle as usual. But this time the situation is different, and the stakes become much higher than they've ever been.

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G-Boys Winter War, Part 2
13 votes

#17 - G-Boys Winter War, Part 2

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 7

Information about Shadow and his employer trickles in, as Makoto pulls out all the stops to prevent a civil war amongst the G-Boys. Now the question is, how big are the risks he's willing to take to maintain peace in Ikebukuro?

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Dragon Tears
16 votes

#18 - Dragon Tears

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 5

An advisor for technical intern trainees from China asks Makoto to help him find one of his missing charges. If she isn't back at her factory in time for an upcoming inspection, it could end up being bad news for everybody.

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Hatred on Parade
11 votes

#19 - Hatred on Parade

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 9

Makoto deals with two cases at once. One has to do with a nationalistic hate group, and the other, the harassment of local shops that employ foreigners. The hate group claims they aren't responsible for the harassment, but can they be trusted?

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Nishi Ichibangai Shady Job
20 votes

#20 - Nishi Ichibangai Shady Job

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 2

There's a new gang in town, and the word on the street is that they're acting as enforcers for a local business that treats its employees in highly questionable fashion. It's up to Makoto and one of said employees to uncover the truth.

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North Gate Smoke Tower
25 votes

#21 - North Gate Smoke Tower

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 1

A dangerous new drug is on the streets, and its addicts are causing trouble around town. Takashi enlists Makoto's aid in dealing with the problem, and for Makoto, things soon become personal.

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G-Boys Winter War, Part 1
14 votes

#22 - G-Boys Winter War, Part 1

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 6

Someone called Shadow is going around beating up G-Boys, and all the victims happen to be under Hiroto's command. Hiroto suspects Takashi is responsible, so Makoto has to figure out who hired Shadow before a war breaks out.

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ZettaMovier @ Metropolitan Theater
19 votes

#23 - ZettaMovier @ Metropolitan Theater

Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020) - Season 1 - Episode 3

An online content creator asks the G-Boys to provide him with a bodyguard, so Makoto is put on the job. This means he has to learn what video sharing is all about, and that's just the start of his revealing experience with ongoing online education.

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To the Sea of Chaos
0 votes

#24 - To the Sea of Chaos

Ushio and Tora (2015) - Season 2 - Episode 5

After being tricked by Hakumen no Mono, the JASDF prepare to send subs to destroy the stone pillar where Ushio's mother is, as she keeps Hakumen sealed. Ushio heads to Okinawa to stop them, but runs into Nagare, who seems to have switched sides. Ushio leaves Nagare to Tora, and hurries to stop the subs. Nagare and Tora go all out in battle, and Asako finds out a secret about Ushio...

The Ultimate Insult
0 votes

#25 - The Ultimate Insult

Ushio and Tora (2015) - Season 2 - Episode 11

Hakumen no Mono is cornered and everyone begins to force him back towards the barrier. As Tora slowly sinks to the bottom of the ocean, Mayuko comes to talk to him. As Tora regains himself, he heads towards the battle to join Ushio.