The BEST episodes written by Ryou Higaki

Stand by Oneself
246 votes

#1 - Stand by Oneself

Another - Season 1 - Episode 12

Chaos runs through the lodge hallways as students desperately seek the key to stopping the Class 3 Curse once and for all. Will Kouichi be able to find the answer before another victim is claimed?

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The Red String of Fate
14 votes

#2 - The Red String of Fate

The Eccentric Family - Season 2 - Episode 12

Yasaburo fights with Jyurojin over who rules the skies of Kyoto and Benten appears. Benten tells him to stop and once all seemed to be lost, the sight that appeared before Yasaburo’s eyes was a mixture of conspiracy and utter chaos. A fun thing is a good thing.

236 votes

#3 - Makeup

Another - Season 1 - Episode 11

Matsunaga's tape has at last revealed the secrets and measures necessary to stop the curse. Kouichi and his friends try to figure out how to avert more disasters when the tape suddenly disappears.

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Glass Eye
239 votes

#4 - Glass Eye

Another - Season 1 - Episode 10

The casualty count continues to rise, and Kouichi's search for Matsunaga's tape is successful. During the class trip, the friends gather to listen, and to find out what Matsunaga did to stop the curse.

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The Strings Pulled by Ebisugawa Soun
21 votes

#5 - The Strings Pulled by Ebisugawa Soun

The Eccentric Family - Season 1 - Episode 10

The meaning of Kaisei's mysterious apology becomes clear as the Ebisugawa plot to boil Yaichiro in a hot pot is revealed on the day of the Nise-emon election. The day is also the anniversary of Soichiro's death, for which it turns out Soun was responsible.

Bone Work
305 votes

#6 - Bone Work

Another - Season 1 - Episode 3

A studio crowded with old dolls is the perfect place for Mei to tell Kouichi the tale of three students' mysterious deaths 26 years ago. Finding out more information from his classmates proves difficult, but his aunt Reiko is willing to tell him more.

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Body Paint
231 votes

#7 - Body Paint

Another - Season 1 - Episode 9

An unexpected accident outside Yomiyama once again puts Class 3 on edge. After Matsunaga's vague whispers point to the classroom, Kouichi decides to investigate the old Class 3 homeroom in the former school building.

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The Day of Dad's Departure
21 votes

#8 - The Day of Dad's Departure

The Eccentric Family - Season 1 - Episode 8

Yajiro tells Yasaburo and Yaichiro his account of the night their father was eaten. Later Yasaburo hears a continuation of the story Yajiro doesn't know: Soichiro bumped into Prof. Akadama on his way to the afterlife.

Put Flesh
303 votes

#9 - Put Flesh

Another - Season 1 - Episode 4

The rumor of the "Class 3 Curse" gains notoriety with the sudden and accidental death of a student. Kouichi, desperate to know more, turns to Mei who refuses to tell him anything else. Izumi Akazawa, the head of countermeasures, begins the investigation on Class 3.

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The False Eizan Electric Railway
24 votes

#10 - The False Eizan Electric Railway

The Eccentric Family - Season 1 - Episode 12

Yashiro comes up with a plan to get Yajiro back in the game, leading to the trouncing of Kinkaku and Ginkaku. Yashiro stalls the Nise-emon decision meeting while Yasaburo saves Yaichiro, but their mom is still in danger of becoming Friday Fellow hot pot.

Build Limbs
243 votes

#11 - Build Limbs

Another - Season 1 - Episode 5

Following Mizuno's bizarre accident, the tension rises in Class 3, and Izumi is chosen as the new Class Officer without Kouichi knowing. Rumors are spreading, but no one is willing to say anything.

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Sphere Joint
233 votes

#12 - Sphere Joint

Another - Season 1 - Episode 7

Fresh blood is spilled, and Class 3 realizes that the curse hasn't stopped. The Charm rituals are called off. Everyone is on edge, wondering who among them is actually dead. Meanwhile, Kouichi learns of an incident 15 years in the past.

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Face to Face
236 votes

#13 - Face to Face

Another - Season 1 - Episode 6

A charm has been evoked by Class 3 for the past 26 years to ward off any further calamitous incidents. Kouichi begins to accept what's going on around him. However, he deems it unreasonable and begins spending more time with Mei.

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Rough Sketch
384 votes

#14 - Rough Sketch

Another - Season 1 - Episode 1

Kouichi Sakakibara has just arrived in Yomiyama, and he's already hospitalized with a collapsed lung. After joining the local middle school almost a month late, he becomes friends with someone he met while in the hospital — a quiet girl with an eye patch.

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The Friday Club Once More
13 votes

#15 - The Friday Club Once More

The Eccentric Family - Season 2 - Episode 7

Yasaburo manages to escape Hell and ends up having to participate in a Friday Club banquet along with Benten in Jyurojin’s train. Before the banquet, Yasaburo is asked to rid himself of the smell of Hell and he goes to an outdoor bath, where he sees the Friday Club and Professor Yodogawa.

Ebisugawa Kaisei's Secret
13 votes

#16 - Ebisugawa Kaisei's Secret

The Eccentric Family - Season 2 - Episode 8

After what happened at Arima Onsen, the Ebisugawas have a funeral for Soun at the Trick Denki Bran factory. Most of the tanuki have no idea what happened and start talking, but then Mother starts talking about what happened when Soun married into the Ebisugawa family.

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The Day the Trick Magister is Chosen
12 votes

#17 - The Day the Trick Magister is Chosen

The Eccentric Family - Season 2 - Episode 10

Before choosing the next Trick Magister, the tanuki go and greet Hesoishi-sama. The feud between Benten and the Nidaime ends somewhat peacefully, but Yasaburo incurs Benten’s wrath and goes into hiding once again. Meanwhile, Yajiro travels to Shikoku and goes to meet the Kincho clan, but...

343 votes

#18 - Blueprint

Another - Season 1 - Episode 2

Kouichi's friendship with Mei seems to be one sided. He takes every chance he can get to speak to her, but she never seems to understand what he says. Her replies seem more cryptic as the days go by, and their classmates become increasingly suspicious.

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Hair Stand
256 votes

#19 - Hair Stand

Another - Season 1 - Episode 8

A resort hotel is the rendezvous destination for Kouichi, Reiko and Matsunaga. As they spend a day sunning at the beach, they run into Mei, who's staying nearby.

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The Daimonji Leisure Cruiser Battle
29 votes

#20 - The Daimonji Leisure Cruiser Battle

The Eccentric Family - Season 1 - Episode 4

During the traditional Daimonji leisure cruise, the Ebisugawas come to pick on the Shimogamo family. Yasaburo fights bravely, but loses the Fujin Raijin folding fan. Fearing Benten's wrath, he goes into hiding after the inner parlor crashes.

The Tanuki Shogi Tournament
15 votes

#21 - The Tanuki Shogi Tournament

The Eccentric Family - Season 2 - Episode 4

The tanuki world is abuzz after they hear that Benten had returned and had clashed with the Nidaime. Another thing they were excited about was the Nanzenji Tanuki Shogi Tournament that Yaichiro was trying to bring back. The second brother, Yajiro, had learned shogi from their departed father, and was going to enter the tournament.

Resurrected Nightmare
75 votes

#22 - Resurrected Nightmare

Dimension W - Season 1 - Episode 10

Kyoma starts to connect the dots as he fights with an old comrade controlled by K.K., and the truth is revealed about Lwai.

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The Island That Fell into Nothingness
77 votes

#23 - The Island That Fell into Nothingness

Dimension W - Season 1 - Episode 8

Kyoma and the other Collectors are on Easter Island in a race to collect the special coil that Prince Salva is after.

The Future Reached
74 votes

#24 - The Future Reached

Dimension W - Season 1 - Episode 12

Mira helps Kyoma put the pieces of his memories back together as they all fight to bring down Seameyer together.

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The Lost Genesis
70 votes

#25 - The Lost Genesis

Dimension W - Season 1 - Episode 11

Loser shows the others his memories, and Kyoma starts to remember more of his past as they search for the lost coil, Genesis.

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The Key to Adrastea
82 votes

#26 - The Key to Adrastea

Dimension W - Season 1 - Episode 9

Kyoma and Salva enter their memories as they and Loser remember their pasts and put more pieces of the puzzle together.

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The Voice Calling from the Past
79 votes

#27 - The Voice Calling from the Past

Dimension W - Season 1 - Episode 7

Kyoma recalls his past as he gets ready to join the other Collectors on Easter Island.

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Bathouse Rules
23 votes

#28 - Bathouse Rules

The Eccentric Family - Season 1 - Episode 7

Yasaburo, Yashiro, and Yaichiro convince Prof. Akadama to take a much-needed bath, but they run into the Ebisugawa twins at the bathhouse. After a brief scuffle it is revealed that Yajiro was at least partly responsible for Shimogamo Soichiro's death in the Friday Fellow's hot pot.

The Wind of Africa
109 votes

#29 - The Wind of Africa

Dimension W - Season 1 - Episode 6

Prince Salva-Enna-Tibesti, CEO of Islero and COO of Central 60, visits Central 47 with his younger brother, Lwai, who loves Japan.

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