The Best Episodes Directed by Yoshihiro Miyajima

Changing at the Edge of the World

#1 - Changing at the Edge of the World

Little Witch Academia Season 1 - Episode 25

The girls learn that the remnants of the Noir Rod have taken control of a nuclear missile that threatens to destroy the country Great Britain is currently in conflict with due to Croix's machinations. Unable to stop it by conventional means, Akko and her friends bundle their brooms' power with the Shiny Rod's magic and chase after it! Can Akko and Diana stop the missile in time?

star 8.64
105 votes
Starting Over

#2 - Starting Over

Little Witch Academia Season 1 - Episode 1

Atsuko "Akko" Kagari enrolls in the prestigious academy Luna Nova following her dream and passion of becoming a witch like Shiny Chariot. She searches all over the small town of Brighton Berry for a bus to Luna Nova Academy, but when she finally finds it it turns out to be a "Broom Highway" that only witches can use. Akko, who's never practiced magic before, let alone rode a broom, is at a complete loss. What's more, if she doesn't make it in time for the opening ceremony, she'll be expelled!

star 8.42
196 votes
A Battle Touching Upon the Identity of the Pain that's Seven Times the Pain of One-Seventh of a Pain

#3 - A Battle Touching Upon the Identity of the Pain that's Seven Times the Pain of One-Seventh of a Pain

Kiznaiver Season 1 - Episode 7

The Kiznaivers find out the truth about Maki's past, and try to help her overcome it.

star 8.25
48 votes
DARLING in the FRANXX

#4 - DARLING in the FRANXX

DARLING in the FRANXX Season 1 - Episode 6

Ichigo, Goro, and the rest of Squad 13 engage in a battle far more dangerous than any they've fought before, all while having their mind preyed on by the fact that this will be Hiro's third ride with Zero Two.

star 8.24
140 votes
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The Garden Where It All Began

#5 - The Garden Where It All Began

DARLING in the FRANXX Season 1 - Episode 12

Squad 13 heads back to the Garden for testing, with Zero Two's emotional state worsening by the day. They run into Nine Alpha, who offers some insight about her, but the most revealing words come straight from the horse's mouth...

star 8.03
114 votes
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Intellect and Sensibility

#6 - Intellect and Sensibility

Little Witch Academia Season 1 - Episode 20

As Diana prepares for her ascension ritual, which can only take place once every few years during a Venusian eclypse, she is captured by Daryl who ensnares her in snakes. Meanwhile, Akko, still believing that Diana doesn't really want to leave Luna Nova midway, hears from Andrew about how Diana once lost her magic. Upon overhearing Daryl's scheme to stop Diana from performing the ritual in time, Akko decides to head into the Cavendish shrine to rescue Diana!

star 7.95
91 votes
Head to Venice!

#7 - Head to Venice!

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012) Season 4 - Episode 18

Using Baby Face's Stand's ability to turn human parts into other things, Giorno uses his Golden Wind to make parts for the human body. He rebuilds his own body and fights back. Meanwhile, another member of the Hitman Team who's also after Trish, Ghiaccio, was trying to regroup with Melone and was driving to Giorno's location.

star 7.93
52 votes
If The Kizna System Spread Throughout The World

#8 - If The Kizna System Spread Throughout The World

Kiznaiver Season 1 - Episode 12

Katsuhira catches up to Sonozaki in order to try to stop her from trying to connect everyone to the Kizna System.

star 7.80
49 votes
What You Will

#9 - What You Will

Little Witch Academia Season 1 - Episode 12

As Luna Nova prepares for their annual Samhain Festival, during which the most exemplary student is crowned the Moonlit Witch, Diana is put in charge of the committee while Akko's group is stuck playing symbolic sacrifices for an ever-sorrowful ghost known as Vajarois. Akko is determined to show she can be the Moonlit Witch, like Chariot once was.

star 7.67
98 votes
The Fountain

#10 - The Fountain

Little Witch Academia Season 1 - Episode 6

Luna Nova hosts a welcoming party for the Earl of Hanbridge and his son, Andrew, who appears to be an old acquaintance of Diana's. Meanwhile, as Akko is stuck having to practise her metamorphosis magic after giving herself animal ears, she decides to go and search for the Fountain of Polaris, which she believes can grant her great power. During her search, she comes across Andrew, who expresses a strong disinterest in magic, and inadvertently gives him animal ears and a tail. Arriving at the location of the fountain, Akko and Andrew soon find themselves on the run from its guardian, a giant polar bear named Arcas. After another witch stops Arcas, Akko finds the fountain, which shows her past visions of how Shiny Chariot grew from a clumsy student into a magician worthy of wielding its power. Helping Akko to realise that acknowledgement is something that must be earned, Ursula encourages Akko to become stronger and restores Andrew, who promises to keep their encounter a secret.

star 7.59
123 votes
Sometimes, a Bond Can Bloom from the First Day Eye Contact Is Made

#11 - Sometimes, a Bond Can Bloom from the First Day Eye Contact Is Made

Kiznaiver Season 1 - Episode 1

Agata Katsuhira is a strange young man who doesn't feel pain. One day, he encounters a mysterious young woman named Sonozaki Noriko, who changes his life, as well as the lives of his classmates forever.

star 7.54
90 votes