The BEST episodes written by Akira Kindaichi

oath/meaning
star
8.45
150 votes

#1 - oath/meaning

The God of High School - Season 1 - Episode 10

When he learns of Nox's existence and their role in Jin Taiejin's confinement, Mori swears to win the tournament and save him. But his opponent, Ilpyo, also has a good reason why he can't afford to lose. Four years ago, Seungah's sister and Ilpyo's cousin, Seungyeon, had her leg broken by Jegal and had to give up martial arts for good, and Ilpyo has made up his mind to become cold-hearted for her sake. Meanwhile, Paylong, whose attack on Mori failed, is eliminated... as Jegal wears a cruel smile.

Destiny -Cosette-
star
8.00
48 votes

#2 - Destiny -Cosette-

Takt op.Destiny - Season 1 - Episode 8

D2s awakening. Takt's hometown being attacked, and Cosette's death. This was all a part of Sagan's plan. Shindler wants to get rid of all those inferior to him in this desolate world. After learning the truth about Cosette's death, Takt charges at Shindler in a blind rage. But Takt is injured by Hell. As she witnesses Takt injured and bleeding, Destiny feels some emotions welling up inside of her that she's never felt before...

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wisdom/kingdom
star
7.99
160 votes

#3 - wisdom/kingdom

The God of High School - Season 1 - Episode 3

Mira faces off against WWD women's pro wrestler Mah Miseon, but her swordfighting can't keep up with Miseon's well-built body and overwhelming strength. Mori faces the risk of being disqualified from the tournament after interfering with the match between Gang Manseok and Go Gamdo. Park Mujin, a National Assembly member and God of High School's sponsor, tells Mori that if he can defeat Commissioner Q in a match, he will be allowed to return to the tournament. Meanwhile, as regional preliminaries continue across Korea, a secretive organization schemes behind the scenes. The "key" to fulfilling their desires turns out to be...

Master and Pupil -Lenny-
star
7.84
50 votes

#4 - Master and Pupil -Lenny-

Takt op.Destiny - Season 1 - Episode 10

Lenny remembers his own past. Lenny recalls someone very dear to him. Everything leading up to today was so that he could do everything he could to do what he had to do. Lenny heads to the meeting point along with Titan so they can tell Takt and Destiny everything. But someone rather unexpected was waiting for them.

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anima/force
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7.79
144 votes

#5 - anima/force

The God of High School - Season 1 - Episode 7

In the first match of the national tournament, Mori loses his team's opening bout by applying a pressure point he learned from Bongchim of The Six, which renders him immobile. The second bout pits Daewi the tournament's oldest competitor, 38-year-old Jin Pum Kwang, who overwhelms Daewi with powerful attacks acquired through years of hard physical labor. Meanwhile, Commissioner Q is attacked by Drake, a member of Nox, and seriously injured. Q ends up removing his limiter so he can call upon the power of the gods, and the charyeok Joker materializes!

The story of the cursed sword
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7.70
272 votes

#6 - The story of the cursed sword

Dororo (2019) - Season 1 - Episode 4

Dororo and Hyakkimaru come face to face with Tanosuke the Slaughterer, who wields a cursed sword in which a demon dwells. Hyakkimaru narrowly manages to repel Tanosuke, but the demon blade falls into Dororo’s hands and begins to take control of him.

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I'll Save the World, Even If That Means Destroying It
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7.52
52 votes

#7 - I'll Save the World, Even If That Means Destroying It

I'm Quitting Heroing - Season 1 - Episode 10

The only ones who can save the world from the hero are the Demon Queen and her four generals!

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Truth -Noise-
star
7.51
47 votes

#8 - Truth -Noise-

Takt op.Destiny - Season 1 - Episode 7

Anna and Destiny happen to see a town destroyed during their travels. D2s are awakening everywhere and attacking various towns and people, reverting the world back to four years ago, before Sagan's Declaration. As the threat from the D2s grew, Takt was obsessing over something. With a blank staff notation in front of him, Takt plays an imaginary keyboard as he desperately tries to create something.

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Equitation -Valkyrie-
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7.47
55 votes

#9 - Equitation -Valkyrie-

Takt op.Destiny - Season 1 - Episode 5

After separating from Lenny and Titan, Takt and crew continue their journey under the blazing sun. During their trip, they end up fighting some D2s and end up bringing a train on the transcontinental railroad to a sudden stop. They then see a Musicart in white armor and a Musicart with a bewitching smile. The man accompanying the two Musicarts is named Shindler and calls himself the Top Conductor of the New York Symphonica.

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Fire
star
7.44
18 votes

#10 - Fire

Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari - Season 1 - Episode 9

Hyoma teams up with Yu and Tsubaki to fight a gang of tsukumogami who've begun targeting Kadomoris for torture.

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Samurai's Decisive Battle
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7.15
13 votes

#11 - Samurai's Decisive Battle

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 10

Jotaro is determined to show Leo the new move that Leo helped him complete, but as the competition starts, Leo is nowhere to be found.

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A Good Warrior Isn't Always A Good Boss
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7.13
54 votes

#12 - A Good Warrior Isn't Always A Good Boss

I'm Quitting Heroing - Season 1 - Episode 7

Edvard is a good warrior, but that doesn’t mean he’s a good leader. Especially when he thinks his troops aren’t trying hard enough when they fail at tasks he can accomplish.

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Battling Samurai
star
7.13
16 votes

#13 - Battling Samurai

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 5

It's time for the NHK Cup, Jotaro's first official competition after his press conference, but all eyes are on the young gymnasts he's competing against.

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Training Camp Samurai
star
7.13
16 votes

#14 - Training Camp Samurai

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 7

At the joint training camp with China, Jotaro and the other Japanese gymnasts see the powerful gymnastics of the Chinese team firsthand.

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My Sister
star
7.08
24 votes

#15 - My Sister

Garo -Vanishing Line- - Season 1 - Episode 23

Sword bursts back into El Dorado with Sophie on his motorcycle and they meet Lizzy, but then become surrounded by King's robots. Sword remains to fight them while Lizzy take Sophie to attempt to deactivate the Eldo Net system. Meanwhile Luke and Gina engage in all-out individual battles with Knight and Queen. Sword is sucked into the digital void that is King and fights against a myriad of digital constructs, but eventually, by combining his Makai Knight form with Zaruba, cuts down King. Sophie struggles to destroy the Eldo Net storage unit, and when one of her tears falls on the ruby gem, she again sees Martin who gives her the password “everything is for my sister”. She uses the password to delete the data and Eldo Net begins to disappear, but as Sword exits the King's void, he is intercepted by Knight in his Makai form.

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Dueling Samurai
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6.88
17 votes

#16 - Dueling Samurai

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 3

Young up-and-coming gymnast, Tetsuo Minamino, challenges Jotaro to a gymnastics duel with Jotaro's career on the line.

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Farewell
star
6.88
24 votes

#17 - Farewell

Garo -Vanishing Line- - Season 1 - Episode 19

Bishop sets in motion plans to capture Sophie, an apparent obsession of King. Sophie researches the GarEden Corporation online and finds it merged 10 years ago with Signa Slam, a company that Sword recalls was involved in a Horrors attack which resulted in his sister's death. Inside El Dorado, Sword, Luke and Sophie find that Makai plants are taking over, devouring the human population as they go but find a lone human survivor. They encounter Queen who uses the carnivorous plants to attack them while the survivor turns into the Makai Alchemist Stanley who abducts Sophie. She manages to escape into the complex, where she finds a door marked Martin Hennes. On touching the control panel, the door opens, and she finds what appears to be her brother’s office, a diary and many fake letters to him apparently written by her. She is caught again by Stanley, but Sword and Luke find her and the battle continues. However, Sword is unable to stop Bishop who throws Sophie into a vat of liquid at the center of the birthplace of Eldorado and she loses consciousness. She appears to awake back at home where she sees Sword and his sister Lizzy, and meets her brother Martin.

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Botan
star
6.84
19 votes

#18 - Botan

Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari - Season 1 - Episode 6

After his cryptic encounter with Aogi, Hyoma is determined to learn more about Botan. Haori is happy to explain, if only he'll be willing to listen...

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Illusion
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6.81
26 votes

#19 - Illusion

Garo -Vanishing Line- - Season 1 - Episode 18

Sword, Gina, Luke and Sophie finally arrive at El Dorado, a glittering island city separated from poor people wishing to gain entry. Luke creates a memory-removing rain shower over the border guards enabling him, Sword and Sophie to enter while Gina travels to the Land of Guidance to replenish her weaponry. Following his orders form the Watchdog Centre, Sword plans to find out the real identity of King. They explore the city where everything appears to be made by the GarEden Corporation. Sophie enters the amazing Eldo Net virtual world and finds the happiness there is very superficial, but then she receives a suspicious invitation to find out more. Suspecting a trap, Sword, Luke and Sophie meet the citizen who sent the message who reveals that the apparent utopia is run by Horrors who use it as a feeding ground. Suddenly, his hideout is attacked by assault Horrors, so the citizen transfers his data to Sophie's cell phone which enables her to access the secure network and track the approaching Horrors. They also discover her brother Martin Hennes is the programmer involved with El Dorado and receive a message apparently sent by Sword. Later, they help the citizen escape, but are left with even more unanswered questions.

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Ring
star
6.53
36 votes

#20 - Ring

Garo -Vanishing Line- - Season 1 - Episode 5

What is El Dorado? Sophie pesters Sword for an answer and meets Gina for the first time. Perfect timing, as it seems Gina needs both a husband and a child for her next treasure hunt. Gina takes Sophie along to show her just what it is that they do.

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