The BEST episodes written by Shigeru Murakoshi

The Greatest SAGA in History
star
8.60
20 votes

#1 - The Greatest SAGA in History

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 12

Saga is still recovering from the damage caused by the major storm that devastated the prefecture, but the deadline for Franchouchou's REVENGE draws near. What started as the group's attempt to make up for a previous failure has now turned into a saga that may save Saga itself!

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oath/meaning
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8.45
150 votes

#2 - 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.

All It Takes Is for You to Be There SAGA
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8.12
17 votes

#3 - All It Takes Is for You to Be There SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 11

Franchouchou's REVENGE hits a major roadblock as all of Saga is struck by a cataclysmic storm that leaves its citizens stranded, without power, and offline. But when the spirits of the living hit their nadir, it may just be the undead who give everyone hope.

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renewal/soul
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8.08
176 votes

#4 - renewal/soul

The God of High School - Season 1 - Episode 2

Mori, Daewi, and Mirahave made it through the first preliminary round. With the next round coming up, the three of them talk about their reasons for entering the tournament. Mira says she's hoping to find a strong man who can become the successor to her late father's Moon Light Sword Style and rebuild her family's dojo. On the day of the tournament, one of the favorites to win the tournament, Gang Manseok, faces off against tai chi user Go Gamdo.

Good Morning Again SAGA
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8.04
50 votes

#5 - Good Morning Again SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 1 - Episode 12

The day of the Arpino show has come, and the other members of Franchouchou have made it clear to Sakura that they're not going to quarantine her because of her bad luck. But with a blizzard brewing, will the girls' undying loyalty to their friend prove to be their undoing?

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Go Go Neverland SAGA
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7.98
48 votes

#6 - Go Go Neverland SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 1 - Episode 8

With Franchouchou gaining more notoriety from Saga Rock, the girls luck finally seems to be turning around. But they're in for a surprise: it's the return of the living dad when Lily's father spots her on TV!

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Pure-Hearted Electric SAGA
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7.95
21 votes

#7 - Pure-Hearted Electric SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 4

Iron Frill's center, Shiori, has approached Ai with the intent of recruiting her. With the group's REVENGE at stake, will Junko be able to guide Franchouchou towards the kind of performance that will convince her to stay?

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The story of the Jorogumo silk spider
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7.91
253 votes

#8 - The story of the Jorogumo silk spider

Dororo (2019) - Season 1 - Episode 7

The spider-like ghoul Jorogumo is wounded by Hyakkimaru. To heal itself, it transforms into a woman and takes advantage of the hospitality of a young man named Yajiro. Having let Jorogumo slip through their fingers, Dororo and Hyakkimaru stop at a village where they hear rumors of a kidnapper at large.

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But It's Zombiemental SAGA
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7.77
53 votes

#9 - But It's Zombiemental SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 1 - Episode 7

The time has come for Franchouchou to take the stage at the Saga Rock musical festival! But clouds are starting to gather, with the thunder and lightning causing Ai to freeze up in fear. Who will help re-animate her so that the show can be a success?

close/friend
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7.76
146 votes

#10 - close/friend

The God of High School - Season 1 - Episode 8

The team led by Park Ilpyo, one of the participants considered a top Key candidate, faces the team led by Gwim Gi. Gwim Gi calls upon his charyeok, Jack the Ripper, but Ilpyo uses his antiquated taekkyon fighting style rather than relying on charyeok. Meanwhile, Daewi is suspended from the competition after interfering in a match and hitting Jugok. Mira scolds him, but Mori seems distracted. Something he sees on Ilpyo's back looks familiar...

The Saga Incident, Part 2
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7.75
20 votes

#11 - The Saga Incident, Part 2

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 9

As Yugiri's journey through the Meiji era continues, Kiichi's attempts to revive Saga are gaining momentum... but some of his comrades seem to be more focused on REVENGE for the transgressions of the Meiji government, instead of the bright future Kiichi envisions.

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I <3 HIP HOP SAGA
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7.74
89 votes

#12 - I <3 HIP HOP SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 1 - Episode 2

It's the dawn of a new life as Sakura meets the rest of her idol unit! But can they overcome their differences in personalities and come together to as a team?

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Gymnastics Samurai
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7.71
14 votes

#13 - Gymnastics Samurai

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 11

All eyes are on Jotaro on the day of the All-Japan finals, but Leo is already on his way to the airport to go back to London.

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The Nice Bird SAGA in Your Heart
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7.69
64 votes

#14 - The Nice Bird SAGA in Your Heart

Zombie Land Saga - Season 1 - Episode 5

After the trouble at the hot springs, the girls get an opportunity to promote a local legend. After they fail to chicken out, their next gig involves a train to Kashima to steal a muddy spotlight.

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I Want to Quit Heroing
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7.68
53 votes

#15 - I Want to Quit Heroing

I'm Quitting Heroing - Season 1 - Episode 9

Time is running out for demonkind. Leo may have a solution, but that means revealing his identity to Echidna.

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The Acoustic SAGA of Love and Youth
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7.65
20 votes

#16 - The Acoustic SAGA of Love and Youth

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 3

Things are escalating rapidly for Franchouchou's REVENGE when they are booked to perform at the all-new Saga Arena... as the opening act for Iron Frill, the idol group that Ai belonged to when she was alive.

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Good Morning Returns SAGA
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7.62
26 votes

#17 - Good Morning Returns SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 1

A devastating defeat has sent the girls in Franchouchou scrambling for cash to pay off a serious debt, while their producer, Kotaro, falls apart... but all of that will only be prelude as the zombie pop idols prepare for their REVENGE!

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Dreadly Focus
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7.60
20 votes

#18 - Dreadly Focus

Garo: The Animation - Season 1 - Episode 22

Once taking heed of Mendoza's master plan, Gérman takes the opportunity to betray him and make an opening for León and the others to infiltrate his hideout.

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Bloodville
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7.58
60 votes

#19 - Bloodville

Garo: The Animation - Season 1 - Episode 4

On the way to Santa Bard, León and Germán take a side trip to a village under the guise of pilgrims due to the rumors of people disappearing.

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Samurai Father and Daughter
star
7.57
14 votes

#20 - Samurai Father and Daughter

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 6

Rei's birthday is coming up, but with Jotaro busy preparing for the joint training camp with China, she is left alone to face her feelings.

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The SAGA of How These Zombies Will Get Their Revenge
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7.56
16 votes

#21 - The SAGA of How These Zombies Will Get Their Revenge

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 10

Flash back to the events of early 2019 as Franchouchou undertakes the concert that nearly results in their destruction, and then rejoin them in the early 2020 as they enter the final phase of their REVENGE.

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Though My Life May Have Ended Once By Some Twist of Fate I Have Risen ...
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7.56
48 votes

#22 - Though My Life May Have Ended Once By Some Twist of Fate I Have Risen ...

Zombie Land Saga - Season 1 - Episode 9

It's been a long time since Saki used to fight an army of rival bikers in the darkness, but an unexpected encounter with the family of an old friend draws her into back into the kind of rough scene that could be anathema to her idol activities.

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Double Dealer
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7.56
18 votes

#23 - Double Dealer

Garo: The Animation - Season 1 - Episode 20

Once reunited, León, Alfonso and Emma start investigating the castle looking for clues about Mendoza's whereabouts, unaware that he is closer that they could imagine.

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What Makes a Hero
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7.55
53 votes

#24 - What Makes a Hero

I'm Quitting Heroing - Season 1 - Episode 11

Leo is a grave threat to the world, and no one understands that better than the former hero himself.

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

#25 - 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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The Saga Incident, Part 1
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7.50
18 votes

#26 - The Saga Incident, Part 1

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 8

Long before the REVENGE began, in the year 1882, the legendary courtesan, Yugiri, finds herself in the prefecture formerly known as Saga...

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Strive to Ease the Burden on Your Future Self!
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7.49
63 votes

#27 - Strive to Ease the Burden on Your Future Self!

I'm Quitting Heroing - Season 1 - Episode 2

Shutina is a model employee, but she’s overworked, overwhelmed and stressed out. If he can stop irritating her for five minutes, Leo can help her delegate and avoid burnout.

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Rock-Bottom Samurai
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7.47
19 votes

#28 - Rock-Bottom Samurai

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 2

After the press conference where he failed to announce his retirement, Jotaro has to figure out his next steps.

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Good Morning SAGA
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7.45
96 votes

#29 - Good Morning SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 1 - Episode 1

Minamoto Sakura is starting her second year of high school with a song in her heart and a head full of dreams! Can she really become a glittering idol on stage? Are her nights of living as a normal high school girl coming to an end?

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Intensive Training Samurai
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7.43
14 votes

#30 - Intensive Training Samurai

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 8

Kitty comes to visit Rei in Japan and takes her on a shopping spree. Meanwhile, Jotaro works on his quadruple with the help of Leo.

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Conflict
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7.40
5 votes

#31 - Conflict

Garo: Crimson Moon - Season 1 - Episode 12

The Raise Gate's construction is coming to an end, but there are shadows moving about in the darkness. Raikou broods over the words left by the knight Zanga as he urges Seimei to remove the seal she placed on him. Seimei must make a choice.

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Little Bodda Bope SAGA
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7.39
18 votes

#32 - Little Bodda Bope SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 5

Franchouchou's notoriety climbs higher and higher, with Lily making an appearance on a nationally-broadcast talent show, shining bright as the group continues their march toward REVENGE.

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Retiring Samurai
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7.38
21 votes

#33 - Retiring Samurai

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 1

Gymnast Jotaro Aragaki is told by his coach to retire, but he can't bring himself to tell his family.

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Ninja & Samurai
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7.35
17 votes

#34 - Ninja & Samurai

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 9

As All-Japan draws near, Jotaro practices hard to perfect his new move in time for the competition, but he has an unexpected setback.

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A One-Of-A-Kind SAGA
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7.35
43 votes

#35 - A One-Of-A-Kind SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 1 - Episode 11

Sakura's amnesia is gone, and the results are unexpected. Will she be able to reconcile her new grim outlook on life in time for Franchouchou's big show, or is she doomed to be wasting away emotionally?

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A Little Bit of Thought Goes A Long Way for Efficiency!
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7.34
53 votes

#36 - A Little Bit of Thought Goes A Long Way for Efficiency!

I'm Quitting Heroing - Season 1 - Episode 3

Whose idea was it to put Lily in charge of logistics? Why are her proposals drawn up in crayon!? It’s up to Leo to give her a training and development course on teamwork.

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Samurai Daughter
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7.32
19 votes

#37 - Samurai Daughter

The Gymnastics Samurai - Season 1 - Episode 4

As Jotaro works hard to prepare for the NHK Cup, Leo notices that Rei has been acting strange, so he tries to find out what's wrong.

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Warming Dead SAGA
star
7.31
61 votes

#38 - Warming Dead SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 1 - Episode 4

Franchouchou is headed to the land of Ureshino in Saga to do perform for a big company! Will they be able to win over a new business partner with their singing and dancing?

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The Drinking Party From Hell
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7.30
56 votes

#39 - The Drinking Party From Hell

I'm Quitting Heroing - Season 1 - Episode 4

There are certain rules one must follow when the boss invites an employee out for food and drinks. Especially when said employee is concealing his true identity.

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The SAGA of an Almost-Broken Radio
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7.27
22 votes

#40 - The SAGA of an Almost-Broken Radio

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 2

The REVENGE begins in earnest, as Franchouchou co-hosts a TV segment with the Saga-born superstar, White Ryu.

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NO ZOMBIE NO IDOL SAGA
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7.25
40 votes

#41 - NO ZOMBIE NO IDOL SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 1 - Episode 10

The girls of Franchouchou are going to have a dedicated concert! With a crowd capacity of five hundred! And Kotaro's plan to get them ready is... training in the mountains? Will his braindead idea pay off?

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The Hero Shares His Tale of Burden
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7.25
53 votes

#42 - The Hero Shares His Tale of Burden

I'm Quitting Heroing - Season 1 - Episode 6

Listening is a vital part of communication, and Mernes is perceptive enough to know that Leo is holding something back. So the former hero confides his secret to the assassin.

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Rebirth
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7.24
29 votes

#43 - Rebirth

Garo -Vanishing Line- - Season 1 - Episode 10

Emergency services deal with the casualties from the battle. Meifang patches up Luke and reminds him of his duty to destroy Horrors, their number increasing since some protective barriers have been destroyed. He experiences the effort made by humans to selflessly help others. Again Luke thinks back to his time as a child training with his parents to fight Horrors and how his father killed his mother in a quest for greater power. He recalls his dying mother's words that power is not an end in itself, but to be used to protect others and realizes that he must follow Sword to El Dorado to help him confront its king.

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Shadow Slasher
star
7.21
19 votes

#44 - Shadow Slasher

Garo: The Animation - Season 1 - Episode 11

When León fails to defeat Bernardo, he wants a rematch. But Bernardo, having sold his soul to Mendoza to settle things with Germán, soon becomes obsessed with winning once more.

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Samurai's Decisive Battle
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7.15
13 votes

#45 - 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
star
7.13
54 votes

#46 - 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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Training Camp Samurai
star
7.13
16 votes

#47 - 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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Battling Samurai
star
7.13
16 votes

#48 - 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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Maimai Revolution SAGA
star
7.12
17 votes

#49 - Maimai Revolution SAGA

Zombie Land Saga - Season 2 - Episode 7

The REVENGE of Franchouchou takes an unexpected twist when they have to welcome an unexpected new addition to the group!

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Tokyo, 2060 A.D.
star
7.09
55 votes

#50 - Tokyo, 2060 A.D.

I'm Quitting Heroing - Season 1 - Episode 8

People are more than their jobs. Long ago, an unexpected friendship set Leo on the path he walks to this day.

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