「さび抜きカノジョ」 (Sabinuki Kanojo (-108))
I’ve seen some ridiculous episode numbers before but -108 takes the cake as the craziest number ever in my book.
Kugimiya Rie as Juse Rino
For those of you who don’t know, I’m a huge fan of Kugimiya Rie. Typically taking on the role of the main loli (Shakugan no Shana, Zero no Tsukaima, and Toradora! to name a few) in most shows, it was a little surprising to see her play a minor role in this one. Being relegated to a simple side character with a very active sex drive, I never thought we’d see a full episode focused on the tiniest of lolis. Which in hindsight makes a lot of sense since we got a nice glimpse at just how different she was back during her college days. Somewhat more spontaneous and a lot more naggy, it was a stark contrast compared to who’ve seen seen thus far in the anime. But I mean, I guess it goes to show you just how much people can change once enough time passes, right?
Another thing that I’ve noticed recently in my own life is just how small the world seems as you grow a bit older. Maybe it’s because the amount of people you know increases or you just notice the finer details that connect you with others but whatever the case may be, it’s always super awkward when someone remembers you but you don’t remember them. Because then you end up where you have to either reveal you don’t remember (and end up creating a really awkward situation) or try to string things along until you manage to figure out enough to hold a decent conversation.
While I may have been feeling a bit hopeful after watching the hidden episode number go up consistently, I feel kind of dumb now that I know we can go all the way back to -108. In any case, I wouldn’t mind if we got a few more episodes that focused on people’s back stories until we finally get to see just how cute of a baby our favorite couple made :3. See you next week!