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Yuru Camp – 06

「お肉と紅葉と謎の湖」 (Oniku to Kouyou to Nazo no Mizuumi)
“Meat and Fall Colors and the Mystery Lake”

After spending time away, Rin and Nadeshiko are finally going on another trip together, and this time, they’re bringing the heat. Rin’s new portable grill has made it easier for them to share their time together as they cook a wide array of meats. Personally, it made me hungrier than ever for a visit to an Izakaya again to see kalbi and beef tongue getting grilled in Rin’s imagination. But as Yuru Camp‘s focus every episode is on specific aspects of camping that are amplified depending on the scenery, this next arc is dedicating time to the best campsites for barbecues. Lake Shibire is singled out by Chiaki as she’s heard rumors about the park being particularly popular for their cooking. Rin and Nadeshiko aren’t the only campers who want to seek out the best parks for grilling as Chiaki’s decision to scout for a campsite for her and Aoi was cemented when an old stranger offered her a bite of the steak he was grilling.

It will be interesting to see how the two pairs interact as Rin is getting fonder of Nadeshiko’s company. Hanging out with her older sister Sakura has been helping to get her more adjusted to her family, but it was her gift that brought her closer. It was funny to see Rin guess how long she could hold off on giving her the gift before it went bad, but it was sweet to see Rin’s face form a smile when she saw Nadeshiko enjoying her present. She did experience the side of Nadeshiko that gravitated towards prepped up food despite their insistence on grilling on-site, and didn’t find her to be as easy-on-the-eyes as Sakura, but it’ll be fun to see how closer they’ll get from the barbecue.

Similarly, I’m curious about the chemistry between Aoi and Chiaki. So far, we’ve only seen them for longer stretches of time with Nadeshiko, and in this episode, it’s the same cast as we see them steer her towards Lake Shibire. It was nice to see Aoi at her new job in a nearby grocery store, and, along with Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho, it’s cool to see another anime this season where some of the girls are self-funding their outings through part-time work. And it’s always great to get more of Sakura and Saki on-screen. However, Aoi’s trip to the campsite Chiaki selected is a chance for us to see how they are when they’re alone together, and those two have been growing on me very quickly. At the same time, seeing Nadeshiko and Rin grow so close together has been a heart-warming journey, and I widely anticipate any of the bonding they do while they’re doing some outdoor grilling.

February 8, 2018 at 6:45 pm
19 comments »
  • February 8, 2018 at 6:55 pmSMinstrel

    First! And meat!

  • February 8, 2018 at 7:18 pmSkizzit

    This series is great, but still suffers from a severe lack of Saitou! When is she and her little pup going to join in on the comfy camping fun?

  • February 8, 2018 at 8:25 pmPanino Manino

    This anime is the perfect way to end my nights.

    Like someone said here before, it’s good to see this anime respects the Rin’s lonely personality. And it’s my impression or she resembles Nadeshiko’s sister? Maybe that’s why the two get along so well.
    It’s super cute seeing the two shopping together, was so “couple-like”.
    And after all, that post credits story was serious or not?

    • February 9, 2018 at 6:01 amHikarub

      No, Aoi-chan was kidding.

      • February 9, 2018 at 7:56 amPanino Manino

        Why such cruelty?

  • February 8, 2018 at 8:45 pmDoomSlayer

    Two things you may be interested to know about the sixth episode:

    Rin’s spanking new grill is the Showa Press A-4 Boy, which goes for 12000 Yen.
    Aoi works at the equivalent of Selva Food Garden, a small chain of grocery stores in Yamanashi.

  • February 8, 2018 at 8:49 pmOne Pinch Man

    Choya, Yuru Camp still isn’t filed under current series unlike other anime blogged this season.

    http://randomc.net/image/Yuru%20Camp/Yuru%20Camp%20-%2006%20-%2031.jpg
    That’s it, I’m grilling a huge chunk of meat today.

    • February 10, 2018 at 5:35 pmRenaSayers

      Oi…you bett r share.

  • February 9, 2018 at 12:55 amChris hall

  • February 9, 2018 at 6:07 amHikarub

    I wanna get that grill so bad now. Especially if it has a picture of Rin and Mt. Fuji on the side!!

    https://j-mag.org/en/2018/01/18/yurucamp_goods/

    How cool is that?

    • February 11, 2018 at 1:27 amMakoto

      Whoa… i need that !

  • February 9, 2018 at 11:57 amWorldwidedepp

    An Strong point in this Episode was…

    The two Girls entered the Supermarket and “dreamed” of the delicious Meal they can buy for Grilling.. (Plan A)
    But reality crushed her Dream and because of the season this delicious meal is not for sell

    So they go there an come with an alternative (Plan B)

    So perfect promotion.. Now fans can go to the Supermarket and buy Plan B stuff, and dreaming of Plan A “delicious meals”…

    Before they watched this Anime, they did not know of these Plan A Meals, now they dream about them…

    The Story writer know how to promote his stuff.. Nice Play

    • February 9, 2018 at 11:59 amWorldwidedepp

      But i also love how they show us, that Camping must not be expensive and can be fun even for “little wallets”

  • February 10, 2018 at 3:22 amVaans

    Chiaki and Nadshiko’s big sis, look more like siblings.

    • February 10, 2018 at 3:23 amVaans

      Also, I want that grill!

  • February 10, 2018 at 3:36 amJeffers

    damn in my years of hiking, i didnt know that there are existing porta-grillers… damn… this anime is really educating. now i need those in my future hikes!

  • February 10, 2018 at 5:34 pmRenaSayers

    This image reminds me of my little niece, she is such a glutton eating in my car when I take her to school. But I guess this is alright knowing children have healthy apitites is a blessing.

    http://randomc.net/image/Yuru%20Camp/Yuru%20Camp%20-%2006%20-%20Large%2017.jpg

  • February 14, 2018 at 3:11 amewok40k

    dat great white-bearded hunter from coffee ads…
    “want some meat?”
    i almost had to buy new keyboard
    still the show has made me to pursue some own cooking, at least at home since i have no time for camping between work and all the gaming/anime time

  • February 15, 2018 at 1:37 pmWorldwidedepp

    Ep 07:

    An good episode. but.. be they should be a little more cautious. Because introducing more characters = more budget. They do it not for free, also increase the cast and to many faces can blow up. I know, perhaps the other seiyuss time are not fitting for recording, but try to stay within your reach

    This time they add some more “beginner tips” for campers, i like it. Also they did not forget about the fans with the smaller pockets.

    Keep it simple, do not turn it into an 5 Star Camping tools merchandising…

    Keep going, the art, the colors and the seiyuss create an wonderful meal

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