「日常２１」 (Nichijou 21)
“My Ordinary Life 21”
It’s been a while since we had an episode that focused on mostly side characters, but this one was a lot more entertaining than the past ones. I’m not sure who the current director of the show is, but I’m glad that Nichijou has stopped throwing side characters into ridiculously random situations; instead, going for the more slice of life situations with the right kinds of random thrown in.
I can never have enough the Tachibana sisters. I’m quite fond of Mihoshi’s personality since she seems to have Misato’s charm but without all the gundere attached to it. And how can you not love it when she tries to hold in her laughs? It’s just too cute! In Misato’s case, I’m glad that Weboshi and Fecchan have been accompanying her these past few episodes. Besides learning a little bit more about the two (Weboshi’s a punk rocker!), it’s fun to have some genuine slice of life moments thrown in here and there.
In Takasaki-sensei’s case, I wish he’d just make a move already! He’s already endured more than enough embarrassment and he even has Sakurai-sensei’s little brother’s approval to date his sister! Seeing how he’s too much of a chicken to do anything, he should have just let Yuuko’s imagination run off into the wind. Why hold the responsibility for making things move forward when there are much better options all around you? If things even went half as good as his hallucination, he might be one step closer to capturing the girl of his dreams!
You know, Nakamura-sensei is actually pretty cute when you strip her of all her insanity. Those tomboyish clothes actually look really nice on her and that squeal of embarrassment when getting complimented on her looks was something that took me by surprise. Can you imagine her in her lab coat with her hair like that? Now, if only she could stop worrying about hunting down and abducting Nano!
In the comments a few weeks ago, I remember someone saying that King Albert’s ship had some purpose. While I still haven’t caught on to what this purpose might be, this was the best skit of them yet. We’ve all seen what Mio does when she goes into rampage mode, and I don’t even want to know what events led to her boarding this ship with one of her
hair ties blocks missing. But what I still don’t get is now that we’ve seen Mio fall from the sky and back into her seat, why is Yuuko the only one who notices?!
Ending sequence will be added later.