「2年H組のクリスマス・イブ。あたしをベッドにつれてって❤」 (2-nen H-gumi no Kurisumasu Ibu. Atashi wo Beddo ni Tsuretette ❤)
“Second Year Class H’s Christmas Eve. Take Me to Bed ❤”
At last, the long-awaited consensual groping of a girl’s breast in anime! Keyword, consensual. For a second to last episode, Yamada sure got down to business with Kosuda — in Kanejou’s own home of all places too. Actually, make that in Kyouka’s own bed to really add insult to injury. After capturing Keiichi’s attention and not caring about him at all, Yamada unknowingly makes her rival’s bed the place to shack up with Kosuda. Talk about getting a Christmas present you would never want — bedsheets stained with other people’s bodily fluids. However, I can’t really say Kyouka didn’t deserve it when she invited the whole class to her Christmas Eve party at Keiichi’s suggestion and then plotted to show her brother what Yamada and Kosuda have going on so that he’d give up on her. She just wasn’t banking on getting that so vividly via all the spy cameras she has set up around the house, even though she couldn’t peel her eyes off of what was happening.
「金城さんがめてる！？限界ギリギリ「生」放送！」 (Kanejou-san ga Miteiru!? Genkai Girigiri ‘Nama’ Housou!)
“Kanejou is Watching!? The Utmost Limit of ‘Raw’ Broadcasting!”
To Kosuda’s credit, at least he figured that Kyouka might have surveillance cameras around and closed the bed curtains to prevent a Yamada sex tape from being made. The latter did end up baring “the goods” for Kosuda to fondle all he wanted after all. Yamada may have been the instigator in all of this, but watching her tremble in a nervous wreck actually had an air of innocence around her that was somewhat relieving to see. In other words, it’s nice to know she’s not a complete slut regardless of how much she comes off as one the rest of the time. Anyway, it doesn’t come as any surprise that they would get interrupted before getting to do the deed, but it was pretty damn funny watching Kyouka barge into the room a frantic mess and bringing Takeshita along because she was too scared to catch Yamada and Kosuda in the act alone.
Of all people to bail them out from being discovered hiding in the closet, we had Mayu coming out of Kyouka’s secret room dedicated to her brother. You can color me impressed if being an airhead and having no sense of direction can somehow land you into a secret room with a ton of locking mechanisms in place, because that is clearly no simple feat. In any case, there was a lot of quirky humor like that throughout this episode, but the best part was how things resulted in Yamada realizing that she doesn’t have to rush things with Kosuda. She’s still clearly after his cherry, but feels like she can actually take the time to enjoy what they have with a Christmas date tomorrow. Next episode is the series finale, which should move things even farther along between Yamada and Kosuda, though I think it’s safe to say we’re in store for another open-ended conclusion.