「三日月シルエット」 (Mikazuki Siruetto)
“Crescent Moon Silhouette”
I’m still a little confused over what I just watched. On one hand, I’m pretty confident that most of the episode focused on Yukki’s little crush on Kayo and the curls in her hair. But with the way he was blatantly voicing his opinion against it at the same time; it leads me to believe that I may have been looking at the episode from the completely wrong point of view. But at this point, I could care less. When dealing with Yukki, I’ve come to expect him to act out in some sort of mischievous or bratty way. However, instead of watching him end up in his same routine, it was refreshing to see him get thrown for a little loop.
The whole idea of collecting stickers for a simple convenience store prize sounds exactly like something Yukki would do. Throw in his belligerent attempt to get all of his friends to pitch in for extra stickers, and it sounds like just another run of the mill episode — except for a little twist named Kayo. It’s hard to tell what Yukki’s thinking since he rarely allows his emotions to flow out, but those subtle glances and the constant compliment about Kayo’s curly hair led me to believe he might be infatuated with her.
Judging from the precedence the past few episodes have set, I can’t help but feel that next week will also focus on the relationship aspect of things. Throw in the caps of a Middle School Kaname and an episode title called “Middle School Diary” and I’m praying that Hisako and Shizuna get the chance to finally have a proper introduction!