The Best Episodes Directed by Yuichiro Hayashi
#7 - The Woman Who Bets Her Life
Kakegurui Season 1 - Episode 11
Itsuki, no longer wanting to be under Manyuda's control, offers to bankroll 100 chips after Yumeko goes all-in and loses on the previous hand.
#8 - Blood Moon
Garo: The Animation Season 1 - Episode 12
León and Alfonso finally meet as the two join forces to face Mendoza. But during the confrontation against their mutual enemy, León's grudge causes him to lose control of the Garo armor, and Alfonso must take some drastic measures to stop him.
#9 - New Hope
Garo: The Animation Season 1 - Episode 9
After learning his mother is the youngest sister of León's mother Anna, Alfonso trained under Rafael to become a Makai Knight in order to defeat the Horrors plaguing his kingdom. But Alfonso soon learns that must kill a powerful Horror in his final test.
#10 - The Woman Who Became Human
Kakegurui Season 1 - Episode 5
Kiwatari continues to lose as Yumeko and Mary bluff their way through the game, but the final outcome all comes down to Tsubomi.
#13 - Hellfire
Garo: The Animation Season 1 - Episode 1
When the European kingdom of Valiante is plagued by a witch hunt sanctioned by the king's advisor Mendoza, a man in silver wolf-themed armor saves a newborn child from being burned at the stake with his mother. Seventeen years later, having lived outside Valiante since fleeing the country, Germán Luis and his son León Luis find themselves targeted by Mendoza's men.
#14 - Geste
Garo: The Animation Season 1 - Episode 14
Splitting his time between managing the Kingdom in his father's place and hunting down the Horrors, Alfonso, now donning the Garo Armor joins forces with Germán to unveil the mystery of a fortress which became a thieves' den.
#18 - The Woman Who Became Livestock
Kakegurui Season 1 - Episode 4
Yumeko and Mary square off against two others in a game of Indian poker after being given a chance to minimize their colossal gambling debts.
#19 - Tempting Woman
Kakegurui Season 1 - Episode 6
Yumeko must face Beautification Committee Chair Midari in an ESP card game involving Russian roulette before playing the student board president.
#20 - Gambling Woman
Kakegurui Season 1 - Episode 12
Yumeko and student board president Kirari both wager self-expulsion from the academy as Ryota becomes the key to the final outcome of their game.
#22 - Selective Woman
Kakegurui Season 1 - Episode 10
Yumeko's odds are stacked against her when she challenges the well-funded student board treasurer, Manyuda, in an original game of poker.
#23 - Refusing Women
Kakegurui Season 1 - Episode 7
Deeply engaged in their deadly ESP card game, Midari tells Yumeko about her heated match against student board president, Kirari.
#24 - The Woman Called Yumeko Jabami
Kakegurui Season 1 - Episode 1
Reigning class gambling champion Mary attempts to hustle unsuspecting transfer student Yumeko Jabami into a high-stakes game of rock-paper-scissors.
#25 - Slit-Eyed Woman
Kakegurui Season 1 - Episode 3
To regain her status, Mary duels student board member Yuriko in a game of "life or death." With Mary's crushing defeat, Yumeko offers to play next.
#32 - Love-Dancing Woman
Kakegurui Season 1 - Episode 8
In Kirari's absence, pop idol sensation Yumemi offers to play against Yumeko, asking her to wager total control of her life.
#33 - Gaia
Garo: The Animation Season 1 - Episode 5
Forced to flee his kingdom when Mendoza takes it over, Alfonso tracks down a man he believed to be the legendary Knight of Light. But his search brings him to an abandoned cathedral where he confronts the man, who introduces himself as Rafael Banderas while revealing to Alfonso truth of his family's connection to the Knight of Light.