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To LOVE-Ru – 05

「くいーんの挑戦状」 (Kuiin no Chousenjou)
“Queen’s Written Challenge”

Episode at a Glance:
Upon arriving in her limousine, the school queen Tenjouin Saki takes notice to Lala, who has become more popular than her amongst the guys. Because of this, Saki gets her followers, Fujisaka Aya (glasses) and Kujou Rin, to issue a written challenge to Lala. This results in a Ms. Sainan (彩南) beauty contest, much to the perverted school principal’s delight. Not understanding the situation, Lala never shows up, so Saki decides to use Rito as bait. Lala eventually show up for another reason, but Saki gets her bikini torn to shreds by Bow Bow Doggy-kun, so she runs off.

Later on, Saki catches word that Lala has some big secret, so she and her goons go spy on Rito’s house. Unfortunately for them though, they only succeed in triggering a bunch of Zastin’s traps. When Saki finally gets into the house, she accidently hits a switch that jettisons off a section of the house with Lala and her inside. (Apparently it’s an escape pod Zastin built into the house.) With the two of them sent flying off towards space, Zastin and his men take off in pursuit, only to be inadvertently shot down by Lala. During all the explosions, Saki falls out the balcony window, so Lala dives out after her and manages to save her. Saki however faints from the ordeal.

Shortly after, Saki wakes up to find herself naked in a crowd of people because Lala dropped her somewhere with Bow Bow Doggy-kun.


Next Episode:
「宇宙人の刺客」 (Uchuujin no Shikyaku)
“Alien Assassin”

Ah Bow Bow Doggy-kun, where would we be without you and your clothes-eating ways?

As it turns out, the queen-like Tenjouin Saki didn’t come off as annoying at all. Given Kawasumi Ayako‘s portrayal of Chizuru in Kanokon, I subconsciously thought Saki would be similar, but it turns out she’s not ecchi at all. Instead, she was quite the victim this episode, losing all her clothes on at least two occasions, failing into a “69″ position with Rito, and being groped by some tentacle monster trap set up by Zastin. (To LOVE-Ru, again with the tentacles!)

Haruna and Mikan were almost non-existent this week, but there was some Mikan fan-service for those who um… like *cough* illegally younger girls. Also, if you ever wondered what “To LOVE-Ru” would stand for in the Gundam SEED Cosmic Era universe, it’s “Technology of Over Level Operation for Very heavy command to Electronic control unit Ru …ru!? ru ru run!!” according to Zastin’s control console.

Next episode we see some alien assassin that looks like it’s some freakish cross between a Bio Booster Armor Guyver zoanoid and a Dragon Ball Z Namekian. Also, it looks like poor Haruna falls victim to this alien’s perverted ways. HARUNA-CHAN!!!


Note: For anyone who’s interested (or just wants to look at screenshots), I actually went back to cover episode 2 for completeness sake. I already had a write-up finished as a sample post, so all that was really needed was to take some screenshots. The impressions written there are prior to watching episode 3.


- Yuuki Rito (結城 梨斗) / Watanabe Akeno (渡辺 明乃)
- Lala Satalin Deviluke (ララ・サタリン・デビルーク) / Tomatsu Haruka (戸松 遥)
- Sairenji Haruna (西連寺 春菜) / Yahagi Sayuri (矢作 紗友里)
- Tenjouin Saki (天条院 沙姫) / Kawasumi Ayako (川澄 綾子)
- Zastin (ザスティン) / Koyasu Takehito (子安 武人)
- High school principal (校長先生) / Ogata Kenichi (緒方 賢一)
- Peke (ペケ) / Arai Satomi (新井 里美)
- Saruyama (猿山) / Yoshino Hiroyuki (吉野 裕行)
- Fujisaka Aya (藤崎 綾) / Mizuhashi Kaori (水橋 かおり)
- Kujou Rin (九条 凛) / Hashimoto Mai (橋本 まい)
- Yuuki Mikan (結城 美柑) / Hanazawa Kana (花澤 香菜)
- Honekawa-sensei (骨川先生) / Asou Tomohisa (麻生 智久)
- Bow Bow Doggy-kun (バウバウドギー君) / Nishina Youhei (仁科 洋平)
- Buwartz (ブワッツ) / Matsuo Daisuke (松尾 大亮)
- Mauru (マウル) / Konno Jun (金野 潤)
- Student (生徒) / Adzuma Masataka (我妻 正崇)

May 2, 2008 at 3:40 am
  • May 2, 2008 at 3:45 amSubaruhess

    Tentacle maddness again!

  • May 2, 2008 at 3:48 amPachi-kun

    oohh se ve muy bien lastima que todavia no tenga el Raw

  • May 2, 2008 at 4:12 amYuuichi

    Oh.. looks like there`s a lot of ecchi in this episode ..

  • May 2, 2008 at 4:30 amUnknownVoice

    does anyone REALLY watch this silliness >.>

  • May 2, 2008 at 4:57 amwelsper84

    lol, really lots of ecchi.

    Finally they are going back to manga material next week.

  • May 2, 2008 at 6:32 amYukiruchan

    I don’t know if it’s possible, but I really wish screenshots on the front page for this series could be left out. They give you the same feeling like seeing hentai banners or popups.

    And I seriously don’t know what they’re thinking for this series.
    Promoting hentai? If they were, they could’ve just made it hentai in the first place and coz hentai never needed promotion. Now, it’s just annoying people who’d rather stay away by lowering the ratings so everyone can watch it but basically it’s the same sukebe thing.

    *annoyed, goes back to wait for Macross summaries*

  • May 2, 2008 at 7:47 amHudson

    Cloths eating cats in Abenobashi and now cloths eating puppies in ToLOVERu. What will they come up with next!?

  • May 2, 2008 at 8:28 amGod~knows~

    OMFG!! Episode 6 is chapter 3!!Tentacle rape time!!

    Ahem…so I’d give this episode the OK stamp of approval from me =)

  • May 2, 2008 at 8:30 amGod~knows~

    *correction chapter 7 or 8 =X I got blinded by Lala’s boobs for a moment there

  • May 2, 2008 at 11:43 amD_D

    about time haruna get molested next episode. it would be better if they just followed the manga than make up some episode like episode 4 to make it more fanservice. anime would’ve been better if they put a little filler on each episode and just follow the manga

  • May 2, 2008 at 12:07 pmForum Police

    Oh god not more tentacles, theres even green “goo” this time round O_o

  • May 2, 2008 at 12:56 pmAznLegacy

    At first I was only watching this because of the great animation(and ecchi-ness), but now I’m so interested in the series I wanna read the manga. :)

  • May 2, 2008 at 4:18 pmMachan

    Divine ignore Yurichan bullshits and continue to put what u want and how u want please. :)

  • May 2, 2008 at 4:32 pmNanatsuya

    Wait, they spam filler, then introduce Saki now and then move back to manga plot…? How many eps is this show going to be…?

  • May 2, 2008 at 4:43 pmrealtears

    saki and lala can this get any better lol.

  • May 2, 2008 at 4:56 pmroflcopter

    To Love-ru – Traps Or Lovely Overbusted Vixens Engage Rugby on U…

    wheres the late night /dvd version with less steam and more n*ppl*s (warning: its inap to show nude N*ppl*s in united television – but gore is Okay – hmn-kay)

    24+ episodes with anime-only characters and mostly manga-adapted szenes…

    wait for: ONSEN-Episode, Ghost-Posses Episode, Christmas-Episode, White/Valentine-Episode, x-rated-Episode,….^^

  • May 3, 2008 at 3:45 ammichaelman90

    At the moment, I’m just waiting for our lovably stoic Eve clone that hates ecchi people.

  • May 3, 2008 at 6:42 amShinn Agami


    My guess is you’ve haven’t seen Kanokon yet? This pales in comparison with that.

  • May 4, 2008 at 8:06 pmAkiraman

    Kanokon and TO Love Ru are fun to watch. The manga of TO Love Ru is good I heard

  • May 6, 2008 at 7:29 pmexia

    heh kanokon has over the top fanservice. this show is a nice to balance to that heavy ecchi show. tho i dont mind chizuru smothering kouta with her dunkerz all the time