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May 8, 2014 11:08 AM

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Hmm, Angel Trumpet..

Looks like it's Chitaru's turn this week. I probably shouldn't pay attention to the OP song so much since it revealed her weapon of choice. I did like the style of the episode though and her outfit was nice. Actually, I thought the energy of this episode was decent in ways especially between Chitaru and Hitsugi's performance on stage.
May 8, 2014 4:14 PM
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Didn't see that coming... Too bad for Hitsugi and Chitaru....
Great ED by the way!
May 8, 2014 10:21 PM

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...and I thought the manga was slow-pace, and prefer the anime,
but there are not enough foreshadow about Chitaru and Hitsugi in the anime, not enough description about their character and backstory, which was more abundant in the manga, so I guess the part of Chitaru and Hitsugi will be more touching in the manga...

So there are actually some character dead, but will Shiena back?
May 9, 2014 2:35 AM
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I did hope for this to happen and that was amazing, beautifully executed! :D

Infighting to up the excitement, just awesome.
May 9, 2014 4:48 AM

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1. At least 2 week's worth of episode was saved by killing Kenmochi, namatame, & kirigaya

2. Really liked namatame x kirigaya. Their stories were told way too fast

3. The ost quite good enough for me to buy into the cliché romeo x juliet setup

4. thought that kirigaya was a guy cuz she kept refering to herself as "boku" (which means "I" in japanese, primarily used by guys)

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May 9, 2014 4:49 AM
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i am sad, very sad about this
like literally sad ..

@billybob300c - i was also wondering why she kept on using boku , xD

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May 9, 2014 4:57 AM

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So 3 are out ..
But it was really sad dat ending ;__;

May 9, 2014 5:12 AM

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That was...too fast? Having 3 game overs in 1 episode.
May 9, 2014 5:43 AM

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Jesus christ, they're in a hurry to kill off the characters.

I haven't been very impressed with this show, the ending of today's episode is my favorite part right now. I was like "oh no they won't" and then "fuck they did"
May 9, 2014 5:46 AM

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shit. that was very depressing.

I never thought an action packed anime filled with violence and profanity will have a very tragic and depressing episode. Almost made me cry :') XD

Romeo and Juliet tragic story + real murder and real suicide onstage + sad ED = ULTRA FEELS.
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May 9, 2014 5:59 AM

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That really hit me right in the feels. Good episode. :'(
May 9, 2014 6:12 AM

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it is like they heard the complaints about no one dying so they just killed 3 in one episode..

great episode but kinda depressing.

while it was a fitting ending for these two i am not a fan of it. chitaru wanted to see her sensei smile again that is why she wanted to kill angel trumpet. doubt her sensei will smile when she finds out that her student killed herself..

again nice ed theme
May 9, 2014 6:33 AM

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billybob300c said:
4. thought that kirigaya was a guy cuz she kept refering to herself as "boku" (which means "I" in japanese, primarily used by guys)
Not at all, Shiena used "boku" too. And almost all of the girls are a bit boyish given the circumstances they grew up with.
May 9, 2014 6:52 AM

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Didn't think that Chitaru would take her own life. That was a sad ending for the both of them.
May 9, 2014 6:54 AM

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I almost shed a tear when they both died and then laughed when the audience started clapping cheerfully lolz.
Well I guess we can see a bit development in Tokaku and Haru's relationship. Tokaku looked shy when Haru tried to feed her the food haha. I was expecting for a little kiss for this ep since it was romeo and juliet after all hmm
May 9, 2014 7:08 AM

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Three deaths in one episode, Chitaru and Hitsugi's death was pretty good... kinda sad that Hitsugi had to be Angel Trumpet. Really liked how they used the play so well to the very end. Hitsugi really does treasure Chitaru to tell her the truth and wanting to be with her.

Great episode, I did like this episode, kinda depressing but was done quite well for focus of two!
May 9, 2014 7:12 AM

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This was the nicest episode of them all.
Plot speaking it was really good, I liked it, but the way it was executed was inevitably rushed.

May 9, 2014 7:43 AM

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Without a doubt this was the best episode so far in Akuma no Riddle.
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May 9, 2014 8:20 AM

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Meh. Lacking chara development for me to care enough.

But Romeo and Juliet done well always jerked a reaction from me q.q
May 9, 2014 9:11 AM

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I kinda get the feeling that if it weren't all girl assassins in this class, and if Chitaru had actually been a guy, then the story would have definitely flowed much better. I don't mind Yuri per say, but as a guy, I think it would have made it all the more sadder in the end if the two of them had actually an inkling of a possibility of a life together after all was said and done.

The abundance of back story, however quickly it was introduced in this episode, meant that Haru and Tokaku actually took a backseat in this episode, which was actually quite welcoming, as we didn't have to put up with Haru's lame "I want to be friends with everyone who wants to kill me" antics.

That said, I kinda feel sorry for Ken-Mochi. She was off'ed way too quickly, I didn't even get to grow fond of her yet, and then she was gone....

That ED was so great. I loved how the song completely reflected the last few scenes of the episode.

I wonder what the body count will be by the end of next episode XD
May 9, 2014 9:13 AM

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Kenmochi out just like that :(

The sword fight could have been better.

Tragic, but what do you expect when something has Romeo and Juliet in it?

And I hope they answer this, are the other girls dead or not?!
May 9, 2014 9:22 AM

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L-Ryoshi said:
I kinda get the feeling that if it weren't all girl assassins in this class, and if Chitaru had actually been a guy, then the story would have definitely flowed much better. I don't mind Yuri per say, but as a guy, I think it would have made it all the more sadder in the end if the two of them had actually an inkling of a possibility of a life together after all was said and done.
You're basically saying they didn't have a possibility of a life together because they were both girls? How would the story have flowed much better, what drastic change would it have made?
May 9, 2014 9:23 AM

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That was the best episode of the series by far. But it was also the most depressing! So many feels about characters I didn't know I cared so much for...At least we understand that they were actually a yuri couple finally!

I'm still not entirely sure that Shiena is done for, I mean she didn't get the chance to have an ending song, and that doesn't seem fitting, so I think she could come back...

As for the next character to leave, it has to be Suzu or Banba.
May 9, 2014 9:24 AM

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The audience has no clue that its actually real, ftw.
May 9, 2014 9:30 AM

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Damn, that was total BS. 3 characters written out in one episode. That ending was pretty depressing. That was a really impressive Romeo and Juliet play tbh though.

May 9, 2014 9:32 AM

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Seriously this episode some tears of me got shed... It was the first time, that i actually saw someone die in this Anime, which is really interesting, due to the show beeing an Anime which includes assassins.

The end of this Anime was so sad, they really played Romeo & Juliet with the ending of both dieing, this was so unexpected, I seriously thought, that both of them would come out alive. And then Kirigayas wish was also that both of them could get out of the class and live together in peace, such a cruel episode, Soooo cruel this world!!! QQ

Loved it 5/5, even when I cried like a little baby, and then this ending song, sooo sad..
May 9, 2014 9:54 AM

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Holy Shit! They actually killed their selves in the act O_O

That's messed up as F***.

Gotta admit it was pretty awesome.

Loved the ED quite a lot too ^^
May 9, 2014 10:31 AM

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This was not okay. Not okay at all.
That and the beautiful ending.. I cried.
It was tragic.
May 9, 2014 10:52 AM

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Three people died in this episode, that's a little bit too rushed.

Chitaru and Hitsugi killed themselves in that act.
May 9, 2014 10:56 AM

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Fuck. That death scene totally got me.
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May 9, 2014 10:57 AM

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Wow. I gotta admit, I was surprised how devious that Hitsugi was. I knew from the moment that Chitaru said Angel Trumpet that she (Hitsugi) was the one, but it was fairly obvious to begin with, she was just too innocent throughout the show to NOT have that kind of intent behind her.

Still, the more that this show seems to go on... the less demented that these girls seem to be.

I mean, two episodes ago

Still, I would like to be able to see more on Haru''s past as well as Tokaku's, because it's getting a bit obvious from previous episodes that they have some hidden intent behind them as well.
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....Screw that, let's shoot the damn thing!
May 9, 2014 11:51 AM
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Wow, that ending was so unexpected.
3 out in one episode, big pill to swallow.
May 9, 2014 11:55 AM

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I really like this episode the best so far for me

I really like the 2 of them and they died :/
May 9, 2014 12:19 PM

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Damn... I feel sorry for Hitsugi and Chitaru...

Honestly now? Their homeroom teacher either is the dumbest character around or his one of the most cunning hidden assassin lol.
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May 9, 2014 12:56 PM

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Good episode even though a poison assassin becoming so attached to another female assassin so fast was kind of a letdown. Best assassin so far was Otoya( don't know how much of an assassin since she was a serial killer).Looking forward to Isuke,Sumeriko and Nio(dat girl is one craaazy one). 4/5 because it was too rushed for me
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May 9, 2014 1:26 PM

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It was rushed, and Chitaru's death was meh, but overall the episode had feels. I'm glad Kirigaya wasn't this super monster psychotic assassin. She felt pretty human-like throughout. Chitaru shouldn't have died, but oh well. Sort of like a lovers suicide.

Isuke was hilarious with her death threat though
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May 9, 2014 1:43 PM

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Well, they were good at incarnating Romeo et Juliette, didn't expect that.
Was a bit rushed for me but was worth waiting one week !
May 9, 2014 2:09 PM

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Nooo ;_; why did you do that Chitaru and why were Kirigaya 'Angel trumpet'... They were both great characters. I suspected there was something odd about Kirigaya since the start of this episode but still.
So depressing and that "for a moment, i thought they died for real" D:
May 9, 2014 2:29 PM

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Damn 3 assassins gone in one episode.
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May 9, 2014 2:30 PM

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2 dead and 3 out in one episode.

Even though their deaths were sad it didn't hit me to hard since we barely knew them :/

My biggest question is how are they going to explain it to te teacher...
May 9, 2014 2:34 PM

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R.I.P to whatever their names are, Da last scene
May 9, 2014 3:05 PM

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Figured they'd both commit suicide once it was reveal Kirigaya's identity was revealed.

May 9, 2014 3:07 PM

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I like how author established the storyline of this episode with close references to Romeo and Juliet. It's nice parody and rendition of Shakespare's play in itself like how Tybalt going againist Romeo with so many ironies are also included. I like these sort of witty plots a lot. That was really nice and my favorite episode so far in this series.

edit: The ending lyrics were pretty ironic and was so meaningful too. Yeah this episode gotta be my most favorite episode so far. Oh by the way what's the answer to this week's riddle: "You can find _ on pretty floıwers". Since flower might refer to Hitsugi my guess is that sweet people like Hitsugi might be "poisonous". Even though they look sweet outside just like flower but their torn might kill you. Correct me if I am wrong. That would be appricated thanks ^^/)
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May 9, 2014 3:13 PM

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Great episode... I almost cried.

only thing I don't like, Kennmochi got kicked out, now we'll never know what's her fighting style.
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May 9, 2014 3:23 PM

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Decent but disappointing episode. That evil loli was good though.

The episode dissappointed me because they got rid of 3 assassin girls in just 1 episode especially one of the best ones, Chitaru. They gave glasses girl no time at all and just ended her life. So not cool. I knew they will eventually have to do this but come on, they should have eliminated at most 2 girls in one episode 3 is too much.
May 9, 2014 3:36 PM

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May 9, 2014 4:16 PM

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Damn, they really did it.That sure was sad - and i can't believe 3 assassins are out in 1 episode...definitely too rushed.Is Kinmochi really dead and out tho? but well anyways.Can't wait to see Banba's episode.

Great ED and Nio = waifu.
May 9, 2014 4:23 PM

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Honestly, this is the best episode I've watched this week (besides the Saturday line up). All I keep saying is wow for 10 minutes after I watched the ending. Sometimes just an average can produce some fantastic episodes. Oh the irony.

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May 9, 2014 4:25 PM
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this episode was so sad and i didnt expect hitsugi and chitaru to die
May 9, 2014 4:27 PM

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No~! D: The 2 girls, Chitaru and Hitsugi are gone! D: They were so cute together as well....dang. :/
It's sad to know that Chitaru joined the Black Class to kill Angel Trumpet, and later she found out that Hitsugi was Angel Trumpet!! D: No~! D: Tragic....

Chitaru was "forced" to kill Hitsugi and Chitaru killed herself by drinking poison....
Damn...tragic indeed. :(
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