This is really a beautiful episode. Probably the best one from all that I’ve watched this season. In a sense, its also a perspective shaking one as Kumiko finally interacted with Reina Kousaka.
And it was glorious. So glorious that I can’t concentrate on any other thing. So I might as well gush about it for catharsis.
And while it is billed as HazukixShuichixKumiko, it won’t be what I will be talking about. Truthfully, if there is a triangle in this episode its more likely to be on the ReinaxKumikoxShuichi angle.
Not that its much of a triangle. <snort> This one is looking so lopsided until further notice.
The first half basically destroyed my belief in KumikoxShuichi. (Not that I’m much of a believer in that) Poor Shuichi but he is really out of his league. Not to mention that Kumiko appears to not consider him a competitor.
He’s so deep into the friendzone that the episode hammered it not once,twice but THRICE.