The BEST episodes directed by Toshimasa Ishii

Handler One
73 votes

#1 - Handler One

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 23

Shin and his friends and Frederica return to Ernst's home to celebrate their second Night of the Holy Birth holiday. Shin visits Eugene's grave and apologizes for being unable to save him, but tells him he has a newfound purpose to live and promises to return to tell him about the things he's seen.

521 votes

#2 - Treasure

Erased - Season 1 - Episode 12

Finally Satoru regains his memories and faces off against the culprit!

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71 votes

#3 - Shin

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 22

Shin is blown clear of the blast and falls unconscious, where he has a vivid nightmare where he tries to grapple with his loss of purpose and survivor's guilt. When he regains consciousness, he sees a Legion unit approaching him with the intent to harvest his brain, but he is saved when Lena intervenes.

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All That's Left
69 votes

#4 - All That's Left

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 21

The members of Nordlicht drop out one by one in the face of the Legion's onslaught, and Shin is left to face the Morpho alone.

97 votes

#5 - Goodbye

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 9

Shin confronts his brother deep within Legion held territory. But even if he wins, there's no going back.

Out of Control
476 votes

#6 - Out of Control

Erased - Season 1 - Episode 7

After getting caught by the police, Satoru has only one wish… to have one final Revival to make things right!

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Palm of the Hand
600 votes

#7 - Palm of the Hand

Erased - Season 1 - Episode 2

The year is 1988… Satoru is back in elementary school. Now, he has a chance to change the future!

Demi-chans Want to Support
80 votes

#8 - Demi-chans Want to Support

Interviews with Monster Girls - Season 1 - Episode 11

Tetsuo has offered to work with the girls to figure out how Hikari and Yuki, who don't handle heat or sunlight well, can spend summer in comfort. But the school's head teacher suggests that the demi girls' total reliance on Tetsuo might actually be hurting them in the long run. This weighs on Tetsuo's mind...

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Thank You
94 votes

#9 - Thank You

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 10

The crew of Spearhead has left on their final mission, never to return home. What awaits them outside the borders of their home?

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Here We Go
95 votes

#10 - Here We Go

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 11

Spearhead Squadron comes to the end of their long road, and a new journey begins for Lena...

The Heroes
403 votes

#11 - The Heroes

The Seven Deadly Sins - Season 1 - Episode 24

The group combines forces to defeat Hendriksen while Meliodas uses his ultimate technique. Following Hendriksen’s defeat, the citizens of Liones saw a strange bird-like creature flying north. The sins and Elizabeth leave for their next adventure!

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Even So
66 votes

#12 - Even So

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 16

The Legion's large-scale offensive begins, and the Spearhead crew are sent into the thick of the fighting. But even back at base, there's no safety to be found...

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Let's Go
93 votes

#13 - Let's Go

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 8

Spearhead is given orders to undertake a pointless march into enemy territory, and not to stop until they're dead. Lena tries her best to stop this suicide mission from happening.

309 votes

#14 - 311045

The Promised Neverland - Season 1 - Episode 6

Discussions for the escape plan continue, and Emma introduces Ray and Norman to someone. Meanwhile, Don and Gilda take a dangerous risk.

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Glad to Be Here
66 votes

#15 - Glad to Be Here

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 14

The crew of Spearhead find themselves back on the battlefield, as the tide of the war turns against the Federacy.

I'm With You
94 votes

#16 - I'm With You

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 5

Lena learns the truth about the upcoming end of the war, and how the Legion is a much more deadly threat than she thought.

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It's Too Late
68 votes

#17 - It's Too Late

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 13

The members of Spearhead are given a brief respite from the war. But is it alright for them to enjoy themselves when so many have fallen?

Will You Remember Me?
89 votes

#18 - Will You Remember Me?

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 7

As the day of the festival arrives, Lena and Shin watch the fireworks and enjoy a brief respite from their battles.

The Truth Is
60 votes

#19 - The Truth Is

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 18

The team prepares for a final suicide mission against "Morpho," a massive railgun Legion capable of single-handedly turning the tide of the battle.

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A Reader of Books
377 votes

#20 - A Reader of Books

The Seven Deadly Sins - Season 1 - Episode 14

News of an armored giant walking around the mountains reach the holy knights and they quickly send an assassination squad to deal with it. In the meantime, Meliodas's group also finds out about the mysterious giant. The holy knight team, the sins, and the giant clash in three-way battle with a very interesting outcome…

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The Poem of Beginnings
408 votes

#21 - The Poem of Beginnings

The Seven Deadly Sins - Season 1 - Episode 6

Meliodas and Diane are still fighting each other; Elizabeth shouts for them to snap out of it, and for a few moments they do, until the sound of the bell once again spurs them to fight each other again. The Holy Knight Friesia comes in, threatening the life of the shepherds, however Elizabeth steps in to protect one of them, heavily injuring herself in the process. It is then revealed that one of the young shepherds is actually Ruin, and that he has been fooling them all this time. As Elizabeth gets beaten up by Ruin, she manages to knock off the bell that is causing the hallucinations; Ruin goes to punish Elizabeth further for doing so, but Meliodas quickly comes to her aid, thus beginning Meliodas' battle with Ruin, whilst Diane faces off against Friesia.

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78 votes

#22 - Welcome

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 12

Spearhead awakens to find themselves in a strange new land, while Lena continues her battles as a Handler.

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Real Name
109 votes

#23 - Real Name

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 4

After a brutal death, Lena comes to terms with her real status as an Alba, and what it means to force another to fight for your sake.

I Don't Want to Die
110 votes

#24 - I Don't Want to Die

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 3

Lena finds herself growing closer to the Spearhead squadron, or so she thinks. But a deadly battle drastically changes her perspective.

I Won't Forget
67 votes

#25 - I Won't Forget

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 17

As the war with the Legion rages on, the enemy makes a final march towards the Republic of San Magnolia. Lena waits to stop them, but...

Stay This Way Forever
60 votes

#26 - Stay This Way Forever

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 19

Nordlicht finds themselves up against a massive foe in the middle of enemy territory, with no hope of escape and no reinforcements coming to help.

122 votes

#27 - Spearhead

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 2

As Lena lives a life of safety and comfort inside the walls of her city, the 86ers fight a terrible battle against an unstoppable and inhuman enemy.

Tetsuo Takahashi Wants to Protect
83 votes

#28 - Tetsuo Takahashi Wants to Protect

Interviews with Monster Girls - Season 1 - Episode 4

Kusakabe Yuki overhears some girls saying mean things about her. Gossip is not an uncommon problem among high school girls, but Yuki is particularly worried that it's happening because she's a demi. Tetsuo is sympathetic to thr concern and makes up his mind that, as her teacher, he must protect her. Hikari, a fellow demi, feels the same way.

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Through to the End
93 votes

#29 - Through to the End

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 6

Spearhead enjoys a brief respite near the cherry blossoms outside the wall, but a deadly attack brings the dangers of war even closer to home.

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Together Unto Death
62 votes

#30 - Together Unto Death

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 20

Deep in enemy territory, with supplies running low and damage piling up, Nordlicht makes a final desperate march towards Morpho.

140 votes

#31 - Undertaker

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 1

The Republic of San Magnolia fights a safe humane war using drones. In reality, however, the drones are piloted by humans called 86s, who are called "pigs" and considered less than human.

Welcome Back
66 votes

#32 - Welcome Back

86: Eighty Six - Season 1 - Episode 15

The members of Spearhead are reunited as a massive Legion offensive looms. With the next deadly phase of the war almost here, how will they spend their remaining hours?

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Hello, Goddess of the Sun
29 votes

#33 - Hello, Goddess of the Sun

Fate/Grand Order - Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia - Season 1 - Episode 10

Fujimaru and company greet Ishtar to their ranks without hitches, and gain information from Gilgamesh about the key for defeating Gorgon, "the Axe of Marduk" stowed away in Eridu within the southern jungle. Furthermore, Ishtar discloses the True Name of the Goddess of the Jungle who took a foothold in Eridu, just as the Goddess of the Jungle makes a surprise attack against Uruk. Against the Goddess of the Jungle who smiles as she attacks one human after another, Fujimaru and entourage brace for battle once they reach her, but the goddess starts speaking of "certain circumstances".

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The Congress Dances
22 votes

#34 - The Congress Dances

Fate/Grand Order - Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia - Season 1 - Episode 17

The power of the Grail, now in the hands of the Laḫmu, has transformed the Persian Gulf into the Chaos Tide. Any living thing that touches this sea is instantly mutated into a Demonic Beast. As the Chaos Tide advances toward Uruk, Fujimaru and company form a desperate plan to destroy Tiamat as a last-ditch effort to save the city. Fighting with Ishtar at his side, Fujimaru uses a Command Spell to empower an attack against Tiamat who resides at the heart of the Persian Gulf. However...

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