The Best Episodes Directed by Yuta Maruyama

The Student Council of Remedial Students

#1 - The Student Council of Remedial Students

A Dark Rabbit Has Seven Lives Season 1 - Episode 8

The group has arrived at a beach, which is meant to be an intensive training camp and even Izumi was invited to come. Cross tests out their limits and announces that each of them should become powerful enough even to beat ancient dragons. He also states that they would each be tested at the end and won't be able to leave the area's barrier if they fail. Cross thought he had everything planned out thinking that Izumi could be their cook... but after several days of eating curry for breakfast, lunch and dinner, decides to call for some help. During their break, Taito and the others are surprised by the appearance of Haruka.

star 8.50
56 votes
That is But One Form of Atonement

#2 - That is But One Form of Atonement

07-Ghost Season 1 - Episode 10

Teito decides to leave the church believing he should not cause anyone any more trouble, on the way he meets Castor who asks him if he knows the shinigami Zehel.

star 8.45
67 votes
Heavy Rain

#3 - Heavy Rain

After the Rain Season 1 - Episode 7

Sweltering hot summer break. Akira, who's taking remedial classes bumped into Haruka (track team captain), and they go to school together for the first time in ages.

star 8.30
40 votes
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Rain of Sorrow

#4 - Rain of Sorrow

After the Rain Season 1 - Episode 9

Akira invited Haruka to the summer festival. They got along only for a moment. Their suppressed feelings collide, and they get into a fight. On the other hand, Kondo meets Chihiro for the first time in 10 years, and they reminisce about how they always used to write novels in college. Kondo faced his friend. Akira turned her back on her friend. The two carrying different pain, meet at Garden.

star 8.03
34 votes
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Defense and Friends

#5 - Defense and Friends

BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense. Season 1 - Episode 2

Maple enters a battle royal and is hunted down by a horde of players. Risa uses her swimming talent to explore an underwater cave with her character Sally.

star 7.70
73 votes
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I've Been Curious About This For a While, But What Is Gets?

#6 - I've Been Curious About This For a While, But What Is Gets?

Shomin Sample Season 1 - Episode 10

Kimito gives Aika a yellow suit of the same style worn by Dandy Sakano, famous commoner comedian and inventor of the "Gets" gesture. When Kimito says that he misses having male companionship, the girls assume the worst.

star 7.35
20 votes
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Reiko Is Who We Wish to Be Like

#7 - Reiko Is Who We Wish to Be Like

Shomin Sample Season 1 - Episode 2

A day in Reiko's life demonstrates how good she is at everything she does, and how the other girls look up to her. Reiko throws Kimito a welcome party. Kimito introduces the girls to instant ramen in a cup.

star 7.17
24 votes
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Lipstick Cruelty

#8 - Lipstick Cruelty

Shangri-La Season 1 - Episode 8

Atlas authority announces the imminent execution of Kuniko and everyone approach this news with mixed results. Momoko visits Kuniko in jail and hands her food prepared by Nagiko and a dress to wear before her execution. Tomoka reluctantly seduces the guard to allow her to talk to Kuniko but is caught by Leon. However, he lets Tomoka speak with Kuniko briefly before ending the conversation, telling her that he will pretend that the two girls' conversation never happened. Rena, Nao and the other prisoners plan something by bribing various guards or improvising various materials. Ryoko plans to do something about Kuniko and Mikuni's destinies with the former's execution. Wearing lipstick and her original colthes, Kuniko prepares for the execution. Suddenly, Kuniko cuts off the guards' weapons with nanowires from the lipstick and escapes with Tomoka on a hydrogen balloon the prisoners created, promising to come back for them one day. Ryoko is impressed by what Kuniko and the prisoners did, but she has the guards kill off all the prisoners. As Kuniko and Tomoka head home with a waiting Momoko, a solar eclipse occurs and Mikuni and her retainers play on the highway.

star 7.00
1 votes