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Feb 5, 2017 6:54 AM

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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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Whoa, this episode got pretty serious. Wasn't expecting that. There's a nursery crisis and the case even escalates into hostage conflict. Hell, even police got involved.

Hoshina must be feeling a lot of pressure this episode.
I love how the kids used their creative ideas to deal with the adults though lol
 
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Feb 5, 2017 9:57 AM

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What a waste of money, probabaly costed 100x more to have that hostage situation than it would have been to just keep the damn school open xD

The kids easily kept out the police assault in creative ways. Natsuki was a totally, totally convincing hostage.
 
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Feb 5, 2017 10:22 AM

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Most ridiculous episode yet, was pretty amusing though. :3

I can't believe the police, media and whoever actually took a bunch of preschoolers holding people hostage seriously. I mean, how is that even believable to the extent you have to setup perimeters, riot squads and even negotiations. xD

What the hell is a bee hive doing so near the ground? XD

The kids were pretty crafty in dealing with those policeman , that's some Home Alone level stuff right there man. XD
I think the first reform the idol dietwoman should do is to to call into question the credibility of their policemen. :P
 
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Feb 5, 2017 12:05 PM

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I get this crazy impression that I'm actually watching a brilliant satire about indoctrination, multiple-parties colluding to keep the people enthralled with song-and-dance, and glossing over social issues with feel-good mantras.

But maybe I should just cheer for the cute girls instead of worrying about all that.
 
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Feb 5, 2017 12:30 PM

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Nah. I have enough of it. The beginning was promising, but now I'm just bored.
Drop.
Dub = fake crap. Always.
 
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Feb 5, 2017 12:52 PM

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Thank God that stupid annoying intro wasn't there.

 
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Feb 5, 2017 2:00 PM

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Babies holding people hostage to protest the closing of their school. This damn show, man. It was admittedly fun to see those weirdo weapons they used against the police in action. Natsuki still best girl.

A bit nice that it isn't exactly the song that causes the villain of the day to change his ways, but instead several convincing arguments. Changes of pace are nice in a formulaic show like this one.
 
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Feb 5, 2017 5:40 PM

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Those sure were some badass preschool hostage takers! XD Extremely silly premise for an episode, but at least it was adorable in execution. XD
 
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Feb 5, 2017 5:52 PM

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That was a rather interesting but fun episode.

I thought it was pretty funny watching Natsuki be the policewoman.

They didn't need the singing this time, it was the mothers who got the politician on their side.
 
Feb 5, 2017 7:41 PM

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I like the sudden clap from the Rougai guy after he's done explaining his shit.
 
Feb 5, 2017 11:14 PM

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And as usual, this episode was complete adorable perfection.
 
Feb 5, 2017 11:17 PM

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Chendroshee said:
I like the sudden clap from the Rougai guy after he's done explaining his shit.
What about his, "Bam! Refuted!"? I giggled at that.

It's only been one ep and I already miss Momo T^T I loved her chemistry with Natsuki and her overall personality, I need more of her.
Natsuki deserves an Oscar for that deep and convincing hostage act, I was biting my nails in anticipation.

Ok wtf the big bad Rougai boss is a total tsundere, liking their pics on his own free time and then acting like he hates, them. Just give him time, eventually the tsun-tsun will wear out and you'll be left with some dere-dere big baddie episodes
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"If I don't have to do it, I won't. If I have to do it, I'll make it quick."
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Feb 6, 2017 5:50 AM

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"Taiho sichau zo!"
well well well, you cant just use Sanae signature word like that
 
Feb 7, 2017 5:07 PM

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SillySlySy said:
I get this crazy impression that I'm actually watching a brilliant satire about indoctrination, multiple-parties colluding to keep the people enthralled with song-and-dance, and glossing over social issues with feel-good mantras.

Isn't that the point of the show? It's just that it's done rather poorly and doesn't convey its messages as good as it should and ends up being more of a meme show.

"Your sight, my delight. Will you marry me?"
 
Feb 8, 2017 9:57 AM

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ZetaZaku said:
It's just that it's done rather poorly and doesn't convey its messages as good as it should and ends up being more of a meme show.

What's done poorly? Just because it has a sense of humor in the way it mocks politics? Because it doesn't get overwhelmingly depressive when looking at idiocy in society? Perhaps you think it doesn't convey its ideas well because it's not conveying YOUR ideas.

Bam, refuted.
 
Feb 9, 2017 2:58 AM

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Okay, I actually liked this because they didn't blast the evil politician with idol power...
"Fortress Maximus has come himself. Okay! Then I shall get Fortress Maximus to fight me, huh huh huh!"

 
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