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Nov 6, 2016 7:24 AM

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Heh this episode made me a little hungry especially with some of that delicious food.

The part with the bear got my eyes rolled a bit though. Yamabushi Kunihiro's appearance this episode seemed like a fun addition to the series.
Nov 6, 2016 7:38 AM

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Kakaka appeared :D
Couldn't stop laughing when Heshi and Micchan started singing while making Udon. Burst laughing when Naki and Mikazuki sang too.
Yamabushi using his attack line to throw Hakata was funny too. (Hakata got some booty)

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Nov 6, 2016 8:34 AM

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Fun episode! It was pretty happy go lucky throughout. It actually made me like Kakaka and Mutsu, which were characters I never really cared for before.

Also Ishiki scene <3

The ED was good as usual.


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Nov 6, 2016 11:02 AM

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I was bored at first but then Mikazuki appeared and made me interested again! His singing is so cute! Second half of the episode was good. Made me like Otegine and made me like Yamatonokami a little more since I began to lose interest in him. He still has yet to be a good protag in my opinion and still has yet to be an interesting character in general but he's okay.

I feel like the udon making part of the episode was based on the Sanjou Porridge chapter from the touken Anthology.

Saniwa was sick so the sanjous decided to make rice porridge to make them feel better. It could have been a coincidence in the similarities but a lot of these Hanamaru episodes feel like they took inspiration from the anthologies which isn't particularly a bad thing ( I mean if it was based off of the sanjou porridge chapter, at least they included mikazuki who was in the chapter ) disappointed that the sanjous again didn't get any interactions but mikazuki was there so im happy.

It's been all but confirmed that next weeks episode will be a beach episode so I'm really excited to see how that will go. I hope to see my favorite characters in swimsuits enjoying themselves!
Also the ending theme was very good but I don't get why Otegine was the center focus in the ending despite the fact that Yamabushi got more screentime than him. Oh well.

I wouldn't say this was my favorite episode but it was one of the better ones. LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT WEEK!!
Nov 6, 2016 11:10 AM
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the singing was awfully fun to watch!

Jiji keeping it strong! Nakigitsune is adorbs.
Nov 6, 2016 11:12 AM

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Alright episode. That part where they broke out into song was embarrassing, but other than that the expedition seemed fun and their Master got better. ED was nice.
Nov 6, 2016 12:18 PM

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Lmao it's funny because I actually did get sick because of playing Tourabu too much once


Hakata is so cute buT I DONT HAVE TIME TO GET HIM

Beach episode next week?? I hope Iwatooshi will show up with his wonderful boobs. and Imanotsurugi screentime. Jiroutachi and Midare...
Nov 6, 2016 12:41 PM

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Best part of this episode was definitely the singing part haha I laughed so much.
They all care for their master and I'm a bit curious about him... however it would be one more name to memorize haha my head can't take much
Nov 6, 2016 1:38 PM

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finally Hakata, Otegine and KAKAKA is here.
That singing part with Jiji and Nakigitsune in part A, Mucchan is the captain in part B.. they care about their saniwa this episode. Hakata's KAKA is cute.

Poor Otegine in the expedition time...
Can't count how many KAKAKA is in this episode.
Cute and super energetic ending so who will be in the next episode? I think Urashima Kotetsu.. (Dragon King Palace) haha..
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Nov 6, 2016 2:34 PM

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The singing part was... strangely amusing, lol. Now that we're halfway through I can't say I love this show, but it's still really fun to watch.
Nov 6, 2016 3:38 PM

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That singing was awful. In all honestly I was ashamed to call Hasebe one of my favorites during that, heh.

The rest wasn't bad though. Sooooo beach episode next week?? Can't wait, even if they will all pretty much be wearing the same thing lol
Nov 6, 2016 3:45 PM

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i feel ashamed for mitsu and hasebe
i couldnt stop laughing
btw haKATA!!!
and i cant wait for the beach episode.......
Nov 6, 2016 3:46 PM

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They suddenly broke out into song...that was awks xD


(should have let him try the udon!)
Nov 6, 2016 5:06 PM

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That cooking musical was so cheesy I couldn't stop laughing. The way Shokudaikiri would keep talking to him normally as he sang in reply. xD It seemed like the opposite of what you'd expect.
Nov 7, 2016 2:58 AM

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That random udon song out of nowhere lolol. And a bear whisperer appears!
Nov 7, 2016 4:34 AM

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Ka ka ka!!
Ok, the bear roar sounded exactly like the druid taunt from World of Warcraft o_o
Nov 7, 2016 6:36 AM
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That song was wonderful!
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Nov 7, 2016 8:57 AM
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Love Hakata~ fly away~ IPATSU!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ending with Otegine is simply kawaii with #KidBussinessman
Nov 7, 2016 1:01 PM

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That song was awful and really cringey. I had to actually skip it.
I guess Otegine was kinda cool. Kinda.
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Nov 7, 2016 7:11 PM

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I was not expecting some singing in this episode. It sounded okay. Everyone wanting to help their master from the fever was nice to see.
Nov 9, 2016 8:58 AM
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The first part had me cracking when they started singing while making the udon. I had thought 'Eh?! Did this just become gourmet anime?' I had treated it as a comedy at first until I heard Nakigitsune sing his only one line and when Mikazuki appear<3<3<3

The second part is heartwarming where they try to find the fruits for the Master to let him gain his health back. But I do think that the main reason why the Master fell sick must have been to sew the trunks for the Touken Danshi to use in the beach and then the Touken Danshi in return cook food and do things to let the Master get healthy again. The event just went round and round. Since they're talking about going to the beach does that mean we're going to see them going there in the future episode? Can't wait if this is true!!
Nov 9, 2016 2:55 PM

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The singing made me cringe... very badly
Nov 10, 2016 7:39 AM

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This show continues to win major points with me, and it doesn't even have to try at this point. The musical number while preparing udon was probably one of the funniest things I've seen from anime this year. I want this on DVD so bad, it's got such high rewatch value.
Nov 10, 2016 11:29 PM

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Udon making with singing was a bit entertaining!
That spear stance of Otegine in the ED was awesome!
Nov 11, 2016 4:32 PM

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Nov 11, 2016 11:14 PM

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3 new characters added and we now have 35 characters in one anime.
BTW this episode is like the past 5 episodes before, funny and relaxing.
Laughing so hard while in udon-making song

I hoping for the master appearance..
So, maybe in next episode

Nov 11, 2016 11:44 PM

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What the fuck was with the singing?
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Nov 13, 2016 3:38 AM

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Nope... I just... I cringed too hard this episode.

I gave it more than enough of a chance. Time to drop.
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Nov 14, 2016 12:10 AM
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first is High School Musical, toudan edition. It's silly, but maybe that's the point. I liked Nikkari there.
second part is pretty nice, funny with a dash of character development.
Feb 26, 2017 4:12 AM

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Wow... they were singing... and cooking... what the heck am I watching? I would have been so embarrassed if someone walked in why I was watching this, haha. Anyone who came into this show expecting samurai battles will probably drop it after this, lol.
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Jul 27, 2017 12:16 AM

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why they're suddenly singing lmao
Dec 24, 2017 12:06 PM

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That singing part tho. xD They have beautiful voices but it was funny. I screamed sm when Mikazuki appeared and sang too omg