The BEST episodes written by Kazuho Hyodo

Keep On Dreaming
star
10.00
58 votes

#1 - Keep On Dreaming

Hayate the Combat Butler - Season 2 - Episode 22

Nagi asks Maria about the importance of money by which she understands how hard Hayate works to pay his debt off. She decides to give Hayate a birthday present,a wrist-watch which Hayate wants to wear all the time,by working for the money at a part time job. At the same time Hayate receives a call from an old cafe place he used to work for and finds out that he is needed there. Maria seeks this chance and replies on the phone that Hayate and another girl by the name Nagi Sanzennin will be working there. In the end it turns out to be a contest between Ayumu Nishizawa and Nag

Those Who Don't Give up on White Day
star
10.00
58 votes

#2 - Those Who Don't Give up on White Day

Hayate the Combat Butler - Season 2 - Episode 18

Ayumu realizes that despite telling him otherwise, she actually does want a White Day present from Hayate. Hayate buys a basket of cookies for Ayumu at Hinagiku's suggestion, but, nervous about presenting the gift to Ayumu, practices a greeting for Ayumu only to accidentally give the cookies to Maria instead. When Hinagiku discovers that Hayate neither gave the gift to Ayumu nor has enough money to buy another one, she brings Hayate to a friend's cafe in order to bake cookies. Despite Hayate's terrible luck, he manages to meet Ayumu and give her his White Day gift. That night, Hayate catches up to Hinagiku and gives her a present as well.

Nyarko's Exciting High School
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9.63
43 votes

#3 - Nyarko's Exciting High School

Nyaruko: Crawling with Love! - Season 1 - Episode 8

As Mahiro finds a curious handheld games console in a used game shop, he finds himself trapped in a cursed dating sim, where he is the protagonist and everyone else is in strange roles. In order to escape, he must attain a good ending with one of the others.

Lost Girl From the Stars
star
9.61
38 votes

#4 - Lost Girl From the Stars

Nyaruko: Crawling with Love! - Season 1 - Episode 11

Yoriko dropped off a lost rich deity girl at Mahiro's home, which causes problems for Nyaruko and the others.

Farewell, Nyaruko
star
9.24
76 votes

#5 - Farewell, Nyaruko

Nyaruko: Crawling with Love! - Season 1 - Episode 2

Another day, another attack from the mysterious Nightgaunt monsters, and another resounding victory for Nyarko and her Space CQC. Rather than waiting for the monsters to attack, Nyarko announces her plan to go on the offensive. In order to take out all their enemies at once, Nyarko and Mahiro head to the underground auction held at their enemies' base, R'lyeh. However, the two find themselves face to face with an assassin, Nyarlathotep's archnemesis, Cthuga the Living Flame.

Your Place
star
9.00
87 votes

#6 - Your Place

Hayate the Combat Butler - Season 2 - Episode 6

Nagi is feeling embarrassed after kissing Hayate on the cheek, and she sends him out the house. Maria gives Hayate one million yen to go live outside the mansion for three days, but he uses the money to help people in need. Broke and having nowhere to go, Hayate is in the park reflecting on his position, when Hinagiku invites him to her house. Hayate stays for the night, and Hinagiku comes into Hayate's room. Hayate becomes flustered when he sees Hinagiku and notices her beauty. Hinagiku as well becomes flustered when she wants to ask Hayate about his relationship with Ayumu. The people that Hayate helped come back to the mansion and give all the money back. Maria notices that Hayate gave away his living expenses and decides to find out where he is staying. Maria decides to infiltrate the school to do so, and meets Hayate on the elevator for the school clock tower, although he is clueless that she is really Maria.

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Around the Time of the Hina Festival
star
9.00
87 votes

#7 - Around the Time of the Hina Festival

Hayate the Combat Butler - Season 2 - Episode 11

Hina becomes preoccupied with why she has been thinking about Hayate so much lately. She finds out that Hayate is on the verge of failing to progress into the next grade, causing her to get very angry at him. Hayate goes to apologize, but he does not know what to say. When Sakuya breaks a cursed doll of Isumi's, a cross-dressing curse befalls Hayate, causing him to wear a maid uniform against his will, and if he does not beat Hina in a match before 9 PM tonight, he will have the desire to cross-dress for the rest of his life. Isumi gives a note to Hina to explain what she should do, but Hina takes this as a note of challenge, and does not intend to lose.

Half-Baked Jealousy!! Ja-pan
star
9.00
87 votes

#8 - Half-Baked Jealousy!! Ja-pan

Hayate the Combat Butler - Season 2 - Episode 7

Hayate and Maria get stuck inside the school's clock tower elevator where Hayate realizes Maria is disguising herself. Nagi calls Maria on her cellphone due to her clumsiness with making tea, and Maria goes back to the mansion. Hinagiku and Hayate go to the supermarket and talk with each other, and also make dinner for each other. Hinagiku asks Hayate if he has a girlfriend, but he says he does not. Hinagiku goes to a supermarket and meets Ayumu who is eating baked yams. Hinagiku talks to Ayumu about what happened during Valentine's Day, and if she has a relationship with Hayate. Hinagiku sees a little kitten, and decides to take it back home. Hina feeds the kitten milk, but Hayate says they cannot sleep because they need to take care of the kitten. Maria asks if Nagi wants Hayate to come back to the mansion the next day, and she says she does.

A Cruel Idiot's Thesis
star
9.00
87 votes

#9 - A Cruel Idiot's Thesis

Hayate the Combat Butler - Season 2 - Episode 12

After Isumi's butler, Kotetsu, realizes Hayate is a boy, he becomes enraged, and tries to hunt down Hayate. Later, Nagi gives Hinagiku the watch she prepared for her birthday, and then becomes kidnapped by Kotetsu, who says to have Hayate rescue her. Meanwhile, everyone surprises Hinagiku with a surprise birthday party, and after being asked where Hayate's present is, Hinagiku misunderstands the letter of challenge as a way for them to be alone. After hearing that Nagi has been kidnapped, Hayate runs through the festival even though he is wearing embarrassing clothes. Nagi talks with Kotetsu about how shallow his love is, and how he only looks at the appearance of others. This opens Kotetsu's eyes and he confesses his love again to Hayate, but is beaten away by Nagi. Nagi also scares away the curse of the Hina Doll and Hayate returns back to normal. Finally, Nagi and Hayate head home, but Hayate remembers that he forgot to meet up with Hinagiku, and heads to the clock tower where Hinagiku is sleeping.

Super Deity Apocalypse
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8.92
65 votes

#10 - Super Deity Apocalypse

Nyaruko: Crawling with Love! - Season 2 - Episode 3

The troubles from the library continue as the group travel to the ancient city of Alaozar. Before Nyarko can dispense justice the Great Old Ones pull an unexpected move.

Celaeno Library War
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8.82
67 votes

#11 - Celaeno Library War

Nyaruko: Crawling with Love! - Season 2 - Episode 2

The Celaeno Library in the Pleiades star cluster is home to the largest book collection in the universe. It's said that even variants of Yiu-th only handed out at events can be found there. Mahiro is dragged along for some reason as Nyarko goes there to return a book. Hasuta, a former worker at the library, does his best to show Mahiro around, but they soon encounter two evil deities who have infiltrated the library...

Kotori-chan Appears!!
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8.49
107 votes

#12 - Kotori-chan Appears!!

Wagnaria!! - Season 1 - Episode 9

The source of Mahiru's fear of men is revealed to be a plan concocted by her father. Mahiru's father finds out that Takanashi gave her a gift for White Day and visits the restaurant to meet him. Mahiru, afraid that he has come to make her quit working there, asks Takanashi to pretend to be a girl. Takanashi mans up and wears a skirt.

Promise
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8.27
62 votes

#13 - Promise

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 4

As Tsukasa waits for Nasa to return home, a young girl named Chitose, who calls her "Nee-sama" confronts her. Chitose asks for Tsukasa to come home with her, and after being ignored, encounters Nasa. He tries to cheer her up, but after learning that Nasa is the one married to Tsukasa, Chitose's attitude suddenly changes. As Nasa tries to explain, Chitose shoves him into a black car that then drives away.

The Truth to the Suspicion... Nazuna Works
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8.22
77 votes

#14 - The Truth to the Suspicion... Nazuna Works

Wagnaria!! - Season 1 - Episode 10

Kyouko is gone for a week on company business and in her absence Yachiyo attempts to "serve" Jun, which results in his heart being crushed even more. Later Nazuna sees Takanashi and Mahiru walking home together and bribes Kyouko to let her work at the restaurant for the day to spy on Mahiru. Mahiru eventually admits that she likes Takanashi, though Nazuna misinterprets this thinking that she was confirming that Takanashi was a masochist.

Parents
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8.22
49 votes

#15 - Parents

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 8

Nasa and Tsukasa arrive in Nara and head to the Yuzaki family's house. Despite demanding to meet Tsukasa, Nasa's parents, Enishi and Kanoka, are both clearly nervous. And not long after introductions, Enishi ends up making a deal with Tsukasa.

Takanashi and Inami in the So-Called “Decisive Battle” of a Date…
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8.20
135 votes

#16 - Takanashi and Inami in the So-Called “Decisive Battle” of a Date…

Wagnaria!! - Season 1 - Episode 13

Takanashi and Mahiru go on their "date". The staff of the restaurant fearing for Takanashi safety concoct an elaborate plan to have him cross dress so that Mahiru would think of him as a girl and not hit him. As the date comes to a close Takanashi comes to realize his true feelings for Mahiru and Mahiru receives the compliment of her life.

Confession
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8.14
148 votes

#17 - Confession

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 13

At the fireworks display, everyone puts their plans into motion and tries to make things work between Kazuomi and Rena. Meanwhile, a different pairing begins to take shape...

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Rings
star
8.00
57 votes

#18 - Rings

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 5

During the ruckus as the Kaginoji house, Nasa and Tsukasa pledge their love to each other at a church. After Nasa reports to Kaname that he has finally proposed, she points that he still doesn't have a ring. Although he doesn't take much notice at first, Nasa gradually becomes more self-consciousness about the role of a ring in newlywed life.

Overlap
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7.93
138 votes

#19 - Overlap

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 5

Things come to a head between Rena and Chizuru, which reminds Arata about a traumatic experience in his past.

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News
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7.93
52 votes

#20 - News

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 6

Nasa realizes he's been so enthralled with newlywed life he forgot to tell his parents he's gotten married. He tries to wrap it up with a simple phone call, but Tsukasa decides she wants to meet his parents. While Nasa is anxious about a potentially embarrassing meeting, the two of them head to visit Nasa's parents in Nara.

Fall
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7.90
138 votes

#21 - Fall

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 4

Kariu Rena is thrown for a loop by what she thinks is Chizuru's spiteful behavior toward her.

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Turnabout Beginnings - Last Trial
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7.89
9 votes

#22 - Turnabout Beginnings - Last Trial

Ace Attorney - Season 2 - Episode 16

After Dahlia's attempt to feign ignorance only incriminates her further, Mia has Fawles testify about the incident from five years ago.

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Sisters
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7.89
60 votes

#23 - Sisters

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 3

Nasa and Tsukasa's newlywed life has finally begun. The two of them head to a bathhouse run by a girl who went to middle-school with Nasa, Arisugawa Kaname. Kaname is shocked to see Nasa with a girl, and is curious about what happened after learning about the marriage. Meanwhile, Tsukasa heads into the bath and encounters Kaname's sister Aya. When she asks Tsukasa about her connection to Nasa, Tsukasa replies that they are family.

Trip
star
7.89
51 votes

#24 - Trip

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 7

Nasa and Tsukasa take an overnight bus to visit his parents in Nara. They attempt to enjoy the trip like a honeymoon, when Chitose shows up at a service area, asking to know why Tsukasa married Nasa, who happens to overhear the conversation and begins to wonder the same thing. As the couple attempt to enjoy seeing the sights in Kyoto, Chitose appears again. She attempts to test Nasa to see if he's worthy to be married to Tsukasa, and he explains why he decided to marry her.

Kaizaki Arata (27), Unemployed
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7.83
134 votes

#25 - Kaizaki Arata (27), Unemployed

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 1

Kaizaki Arata is twenty-seven years old and doesn't have a steady job. His parents even threaten to stop sending him money, but that's when he he meets Yoake Ryo, who has a tantalizing offer for him.

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Daily Life
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7.81
52 votes

#26 - Daily Life

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 9

After returning from Nara, Tsukasa and Nasa find themselves without a home thanks to a freak lightning strike. Nasa's prepper habits keep the damage to a minimum, but they still find themselves temporarily homeless, until someone offers to let them stay in a spare room. And so, the newlyweds begin their stay at the Arisugawa house.

Friends
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7.80
49 votes

#27 - Friends

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 11

Nasa suggests takoyaki party to the Arisugawa sisters so that everyone can get to know each other better. Meanwhile, Chitose tracks Tsukasa down to the bathhouse. The game-loving Aya finds herself getting along with the two of them, and before long competitive sparks start flying!

Double Panic
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7.79
126 votes

#28 - Double Panic

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 12

Arata, once and for all, tries to make the dense-as-can-be Kazuomi realize what he has in his hands.

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You're Old Now
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7.76
145 votes

#29 - You're Old Now

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 3

Arata receives a grim reminder of his physical age during athletic testing.

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A Trip to the Past
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7.75
128 votes

#30 - A Trip to the Past

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 11

Arata decides to visit a grave and ends up taking a trip down memory lane.

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Turnabout Beginnings - 1st Trial
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7.75
8 votes

#31 - Turnabout Beginnings - 1st Trial

Ace Attorney - Season 2 - Episode 15

One year prior to her first meeting with Phoenix, Mia takes on her first client; a death row convict named Terry Fawles who is accused of murdering policewoman Valerie Hawthorne, with the assistance of her senior, Diego Armando.

Communication Skills: Zero
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7.68
136 votes

#32 - Communication Skills: Zero

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 2

Arata meets Hishiro Chiziru, a girl who has zero communication skills but is trying her best to change.

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I Get the Feeling I've Lost as a Woman.
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7.67
15 votes

#33 - I Get the Feeling I've Lost as a Woman.

Himegoto - Season 1 - Episode 1

Having forcibly been dressed in a maid uniform, Hime Arikawa is chased down by two men, but is saved by the three girls of the Shimoshina High School student council from his school: president Unko, vice president 18-kin, and secretary Albertina II. They immediately invite him to join the student council, but are shocked to discover Hime is actually male. Hime explains that his parents forced him to assume a large amount of debt and the two men were debt collectors. The girls offer to pay off his debt, but in exchange, Hime has to spend the rest of his high school life cross-dressing as the student council's dog. Hime agrees to their terms, and the girls introduce Hime at an assembly in front of the other students, in the process revealing he is cross-dressing.

The Melancholy of Souta, the Women of the Takanashi Family
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7.65
107 votes

#34 - The Melancholy of Souta, the Women of the Takanashi Family

Wagnaria!! - Season 1 - Episode 6

Takanashi spends some quality time with his four quirky sisters; the boss, the drunk, the writer and the manipulative. Each in their own way is reliant on Takanashi to keep their family in order. White Day has arrived and Takanashi gifts Mahiru a bag of hair pins. This is the first White Day gift she has ever received. Later he runs into her on the street worried that she might attack some random male while walking around he escorts her home. On the way they run into his eldest sister Kazue. Mahiru get flustered and admits to "assaulting" Takanashi on a regular basis.

You're Too Cute, You Prick.
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7.64
14 votes

#35 - You're Too Cute, You Prick.

Himegoto - Season 1 - Episode 3

The student council receives instructions from Shimoshina High School's chairman, 18-kin's father, to help out some clubs. First, they help out the cheerleading club, and Hime later cheers for their volleyball team at a match, leading to Shimoshina's victory. Next, they help out the photography club, which has Hime modeling various cosplay outfits. Hime later gets angry at the other student council members for keeping the photos.

Name of the Bird
star
7.64
11 votes

#36 - 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.

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Husband and Wife
star
7.60
52 votes

#37 - Husband and Wife

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 12

Nasa comes down with a fever while at work. Despite his claims of being fine, Tsukasa takes him to the hospital and starts to nurse him back to health. After recovering, the two of them head to a summer festival. When Nasa begins to wonder about how many people out there worry about him, Tsukasa has something to say.

Everyone's Selfish Desires
star
7.56
124 votes

#38 - Everyone's Selfish Desires

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 10

Things come to a head as Chizuru and Arata decide to confront Rena over her behavior.

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Whoa, I Battled With Game Cards!
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7.55
38 votes

#39 - Whoa, I Battled With Game Cards!

Akiba's Trip: The Animation - Season 1 - Episode 9

Arisa helps Tamotsu rediscover a card game that he stopped playing a few years ago. Meanwhile, another Bugged One conspiracy is at play, causing chaos within the Akihabara vigilante groups.

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Your Breasts Are Completely Exposed, Is That Okay?
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7.55
11 votes

#40 - Your Breasts Are Completely Exposed, Is That Okay?

Himegoto - Season 1 - Episode 7

Rift
star
7.51
128 votes

#41 - Rift

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 8

Honoka is distracted by her troubles and inadvertently causes an injury to Rena.

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Akiba's Last Trip
star
7.46
37 votes

#42 - Akiba's Last Trip

Akiba's Trip: The Animation - Season 1 - Episode 13

The cultural cleansing of Akiba is turning into something more closely resembling an ethnic cleansing operation, and Akiba residents are being rounded up by the police. Can Matome and Tamotsu defeat the mastermind and save the day?

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The Way Home
star
7.45
50 votes

#43 - The Way Home

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 10

Nasa and Tsukasa are now enjoying newlywed life as guests of the Arisugawa family. Things proceed normally until they receive a call from Nasa's previous landlord, offering them an apartment at a newly constructed building. The two of them go to check out a showroom of their potential new home, arriving at a high-rise apartment building.

Revenge
star
7.43
128 votes

#44 - Revenge

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 9

The rift between Rena and Honoka grows ever larger as the former decides to retire from high-school volleyball, but Chizuru and Arata decide to fix things.

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Please Be Gentle, It's My First Time
star
7.40
10 votes

#45 - Please Be Gentle, It's My First Time

Himegoto - Season 1 - Episode 8

The Requirements to be a Pitcher
star
7.40
5 votes

#46 - The Requirements to be a Pitcher

Big Windup! - Season 1 - Episode 6

(Nishiura-2 vs. Mihoshi-3[Yoshi, Oda & Hatake]: bottom of the 4th – bottom of the 7th inning) Going into the bottom of the 7th inning, Kanou finally goes into detail about how great Mihashi’s control really is, and Mihoshi’s substitute coach comes up with a plan. Abe tried to aim for a perfect game (not letting any opposing players to get onto base), but because Mizutani missed the ball, the perfect game was lost. Abe then was determined to have a no hit and no run game, but since Oda followed the coach’s plan, Oda was able to assist his teammate to run home. To make matters worse, Hatake was able to rally by hitting a home run, placing Mihoshi in the lead. However, despite the devastation, Mihashi still has the will to keep on pitching.

Can I Get a Low-Angle Shot?
star
7.38
13 votes

#47 - Can I Get a Low-Angle Shot?

Himegoto - Season 1 - Episode 6

The First Night
star
7.38
63 votes

#48 - The First Night

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You - Season 1 - Episode 2

Nasa and Tsukasa have submitted their marriage registration. As the newlywed couple approaches their first night together, they realize Nasa's apartment doesn't have enough necessities for two people, leading to Tsukasa suggesting she spend the night at a hotel. But Nasa stops her, and proposes they go shopping instead. After returning home, Tsukasa sleeps relaxedly while Nasa is tense with excitement from seeing a new side of his wife.

In the End, Did It Spill Out?
star
7.36
11 votes

#49 - In the End, Did It Spill Out?

Himegoto - Season 1 - Episode 9

This Isn't the First Time
star
7.34
135 votes

#50 - This Isn't the First Time

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 6

Onoya An and Oga Kazuomi suddenly visit Arata for a study session, after which Onoya puts the moves on Arata?!

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