The Best Episodes Directed by Yasuro Tsuchiya
#2 - Pavane of the Lost Heart
La Corda d'Oro ~Primo Passo~ Season 1 - Episode 19
Azuma tells Kanazawa that he will withdraw from the concourse because he's going to study in England. This rumor started to spread in the music department. Azuma then confronts Kahoko about this. Kazuki is also dismayed of hearing this without Azuma telling him. Like Azuma, Kahoko also tells Kanazawa that she will withdraw. The next day, Keiichi looks for her in the practice room but instead saw Len and told him that he wants to hear Kahoko's music. Len also overhears Kazuki, that Kahoko is giving-up violin. Therefore, he confronts her. He tells about his childhood memory about almost losing his ability to play the violin. He then asks her if she doesn't like playing the violin. She says she doesn't while crying then runs out.
#3 - Cadoques High, Aerial Division
The Pilot's Love Song Season 1 - Episode 2
Kal-el falls in love with Claire, a girl he meets at the lake. He has joined the Centezual class at flying school, and asks to be her flying partner. But Fausto of the Van Whyl Class picks a fight with him.
#5 - Let's Play Again, Senpai / Over Here, Senpai
Don't Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 1 - Episode 3
Senpai and Nagatoro get caught in the rain. She invites him over to wait for the rain to pass. Senpai sits with Nagatoro and her friends for lunch, and things get awkward.
#6 - Let's Go to the Summer Festival!
Actually, I Am Season 1 - Episode 11
Asahi and Nagisa were invited by Youko, Shimada, Oka, and Sakura (respectively) to the Summer Festival; however, Youko tricked them into together on them spending an exciting time 'alone together'. Youko and Shiho follow Asahi and Nagisa around to watch what they do together. Asahi, tying to make the atmosphere less awkward, invites Nagisa to play at the shooting gallery. Youko becomes flustered while watching the two of them play, and loses track of where they went. Soon after, Mikan shows up with her two little brothers and helps the two of them look for Asahi and Nagisa. Soon after they find the two of them, Nagisa trips and falls onto Asahi, then realizing her love for him!
#7 - Name of the Bird
The Pilot's Love Song Season 1 - Episode 8
The Sky Clan's trick succeeds and Isla is deprived of its defences and subjected to bombing. Kal-el and the other students who are left behind decide to take off in their planes and fight. But the enemy preying mantis squad shoots them down one by one.
#8 - A Day Off and Special Doughnuts
Sweetness & Lightning Season 1 - Episode 5
Tsumugi has a problem: she finds doughnuts difficult. Are they a snack? Are they a meal? She finds the answer when Kotori and her father make homemade doughnuts, a feat she didn't even know was possible. But can Kouhei handle frying foods without burning them?
#9 - Divine Prophecy of Sun and Moon
Shangri-La Season 1 - Episode 9
As the trio of Kuniko, Momoko and Tomoka watch the eclipse and destruction around them, Sayoko attacks them with her sniper rifle. While Momoko fights off Sayoko and her guards, Kuniko unknowingly attacks Miiko, but he manages to deflect her boomerang and recognizes who the owner is. Momoko falls prey to Sayoko's trickery and is taken away by the guards with an escaping Mikuni and Miiko, while Tomoka is slightly injured by a gunshot. Karin gets a call from Klaris who has gone bankrupt from the eclipse. She promises to give Klaris funds if only she helps her with a favor. A captive Momoko remains defiant against Sayoko, who recognizes a similar earring on him that Mikuni has as well. Ryoko reports to Hiruko about Kuniko and Mikuni, and a shocking secret of Hiruko's immortality is revealed. Kuniko returns home with Tomoka, but is upset about Momoko's capture. She struggles to rescue everyone with Takehiko and the others. Karin learns from Klaris that Talsian has ordered Medusa to infiltrate the Jupiter observation satellite. Medusa utilizes an orbital satellite to create typhoons on the ocean. Kuniko and Takehiko manage to dig out to the detention center, where they find Rena, Nao and all the prisoners dead. Kuniko breaks down and cries from her inability to save everyone.