The Best Episodes Directed by Yasuo Ejima


#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 9.94
31 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
Leon's Amazing Past

#3 - 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 Two Amazing Demons

#4 - The Two Amazing Demons

Kaleido Star Season 2 - Episode 11

star 8.33
3 votes
Man In The Mirror and Purple Haze

#5 - 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 7.78
75 votes