The Best Episodes Directed by Yasuo Ejima

Maria

#1 - Maria

Hayate the Combat Butler Season 4 - Episode 10

Shiori fixed a tape recorder for Yukiji then tells her days as a student at Hakuō Academy. 7 years ago, when Maria was the student council president, Shiori amazed how academic and cute Maria is, so she shows her camera photos of her growth…but Maria breaks it like it was an accident. In the end, it seems Maria refuses to expose any of her cute traits. At the Sanzenin Mansion, Maria discovers a love letter for Hayate; however, he wants to turn it down then Nagi returns a strict reply to the sender; a second later, the sender replies a horror letter to Hayate which now scares him. Nagi devises Hayate and Maria to go on a fake date in order to drive away the sender. The sender is revealed to be Linn and he gets enrage of seeing Hayate dating Maria. Hayate and Maria follow Nagi's script by trying on different clothes even though it's embarrassing, with Ayumu and Hinagiku following them thinking their date is real. Last, Hayate and Maria go to an aquarium, as Linn tries to get involve with the maid, but fails. Then they run into Ayumu and Hinagiku and they ask if they're really dating, and respond it's just their imagination. At sundown, Maria hopes she'll find a boyfriend like Hayate someday. The episode ends showing a phone ringing.

star 10.00
29 votes
The Daughter of the Demon Lord Will Be Working at the Convenience Store

#2 - The Daughter of the Demon Lord Will Be Working at the Convenience Store

I Couldn't Become a Hero, So I Reluctantly Decided to Get a Job Season 1 - Episode 4

The convenience store next door, Lawson, need some temporary staff for the day, Fino is chosen but Raul don't think she can handle it. With Fino's absence, an awkward situation is developing between Raul and Nova while waiting for customers. Meanwhile with Elsa's help, Fino make great progress in customer service training.

star 9.71
102 votes
The Summit's Flower

#3 - The Summit's Flower

Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere Season 1 - Episode 9

The time for talking is over. Blades are unsheathed and ready to strike, as both sides decide that a quicker solution to the Horizon problem must be reached. As both the Testament Union and the Musashi representatives prepare for the worst, new information is revealed that can potentially change everything.

star 8.53
60 votes
The Two Amazing Demons

#4 - The Two Amazing Demons

Kaleido Star Season 2 - Episode 11

star 8.50
2 votes
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Leon's Amazing Past

#5 - Leon's Amazing Past

Kaleido Star Season 2 - Episode 19

The Kaleido gang goes to France on contract to perform for a circus. Knowing that Sora focuses on smiles, May thinks it is important that she smiles to gain Sora's brilliance. Having gone there early, Rosetta gets Leon's old coach to train her. The coach shares with the gang Leon and Sophie's training for the Angel's Maneuver. He intensely trains Leon thinking that the maneuver requires a strong partner, but upon realizing that the female must have a natural talent for balance, he begins to give Sophie intense training. To become an angel, there must a demon. Sophie also wants to learn the maneuver in order to unite the audience and the star, the same belief as Sora's. Rosetta is able to perform the trapeze as the princess while May is the villain and Sora is the prince. Again, Sora's brilliance to perform for the audience brings out May's desire to perform better.

star 8.50
2 votes
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The Color of His Soul Will Be Forever...

#6 - 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.

star 8.45
66 votes
The Justice of Those Who Lack Love Is... Oh Heart That Is Stolen By Darkness, Forever...

#7 - The Justice of Those Who Lack Love Is... Oh Heart That Is Stolen By Darkness, Forever...

07-Ghost Season 1 - Episode 24

Ayanami appears in front of Teito and Teito wonders if Ayanami is just an illusion like before.

star 8.45
65 votes
The One-Sided, Yet Never Dying Love Finds Itself...

#8 - The One-Sided, Yet Never Dying Love Finds Itself...

07-Ghost Season 1 - Episode 19

Castor uses Kuroyuri to speak with Ayanami.

star 8.23
95 votes
To the Depths of the Earnest Prayer

#9 - To the Depths of the Earnest Prayer

07-Ghost Season 1 - Episode 4

Teito talks with the old man, and tells him his wish to see Mikage.

star 7.98
98 votes
Man In The Mirror and Purple Haze

#10 - Man In The Mirror and Purple Haze

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012) Season 4 - Episode 13

The person hiding in the mirror was Illuso from the Hitman Team. Fugo ends up being dragged into the mirror by Illuso's Stand, Man in the Mirror. Fugo then summons his own Stand, Purple Haze. Despite Giorno wanting to find Fugo, Abbacchio decides to go look for the key, since that was their mission. However, once Abbacchio finds the key, he also gets dragged into the mirror world...

star 7.89
63 votes
Maiden, Aflutter, Madder Red

#11 - Maiden, Aflutter, Madder Red

Inari Kon Kon Season 1 - Episode 7

Inari gets a juicy part in the class play, but something about it doesn't sit right with her. Uka is summoned to the Celestial Plains for a round of arranged dates with potential suitors. A confession of love may serve a dual purpose.

star 7.08
13 votes
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