Mitsudomoe Zouryouchuu! – 04
「ビューティフルドラウマー」 (Beautiful Drama)
With last week’s jokes feeling a little a weak, I was pleasantly surprised as I found myself laughing a lot more than last week. Normally I don’t enjoy Sugisaki and her Mitsuba stalking lifestyle, but for some reason everything just felt so right. Maybe it was watching her get her swimsuit ripped right where her butt is or maybe it was when her attempt to ridicule Mitsuba went horribly wrong and got her laptop burnt to ashes — something just had me laughing so hard. Plus you can’t forget Chiba’s first successful attempt at using one of his hidden techniques. Too bad there’s always something that foils his evil plans.
Early in this second season I remember talking about how I didn’t enjoy Mitsuba and the focus on her eating habits. To put it bluntly, I think that they emphasize how fat she is way too much. That and her narcissistic attitude seems to have been on overdrive since episode one. I miss the Mitsuba who was a little snarky and maybe ate a little too much at times, but deep down inside showed how much she cared about others and loved her family. With only four more episodes left, I hope the writers manage to bring out what I love about Mitsuba.
On the other side of things Futaba and Hitoha both seem to be pretty much the same. How can you not love Futaba, the girl who tries so hard at everything she does? I found it pretty sweet as she tried her best to cheer Shinya up when he was looking down. I thought it was sort of obvious that he was feeling a bit under the weather but enough pantsu can solve anything right!? It only got cuter as Futaba went as far as carrying him home after he collapsed from exhaustion. Am I the only one who thinks Futaba might be the perfect person for Shinya?
I don’t think I need to say much about Hitoha. I’m very fond of her character and I think it’s awesome that she’s getting more verbal lines. It makes her stick out more when she’s not always talking to herself! The last skit featuring Hitoha is probably one of my favorites so far. Not only did she give the first honest smile I’ve seen this season (other than in the opening) but it looked ridiculously cute. While I could go on for pages about how much I like Hitoha’s character, I’ll just stop at how she get’s the best close-up shots.