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Nov 24, 2017 7:27 AM
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Ha, I still can't take Koiwai seriously with his character in the RPG world.

Looks like we more storytelling on Sakurai this episode. The story about him back in the days when he used to play a social game was interesting to note. 2 more episodes left...

This almost feels like a journey. Moriko has developed quite a bit both as a player and person up to this point.
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Nov 24, 2017 8:17 AM
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Only 2 more episodes left but i'm glad they know about each other characters completely now.
Nov 24, 2017 8:25 AM

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Nov 24, 2017 8:37 AM

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Didn't expect this anime to get this good, honestly. It looked like a pile of garbage from the synopsis, I'm glad I gave it a shot anyways.
Nov 24, 2017 8:38 AM

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So he finds out that she is Hayashi and she finds out that he is that brown haired kiddo from previous game, Jesus :D

But in the end he finally told her the truth YES!!!

Only two episodes left, i'm really curious how they "conclude" this.
Nov 24, 2017 8:44 AM

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I'm so glad that Sakurai told Morioka about him being Lily! Just hoping that shit won't go down in the nearest two epsiodes.
Nov 24, 2017 8:53 AM

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5/5- A little more backstory on Sakurai and THE DOTS ARE FINALLY CONNECTED for both Morioka and Sakurai!

Where they go from here is a must watch for me. I really can't wait for the next episode. 2 more episodes left kinda makes my heart ache a little but I'm fine because now they can move on from this part. Now they are entering a new page of their little story and I'm so interested to see what comes of it...though I'm fairly certain I know where how it's gonna end.

Anyways, Morioka is too precious and had a lot of reactions this episode. That phone call was really cute to watch as well. Thank fucking god Sakurai ended up telling Morioka that he's Lily anyways after his phone died. I was afraid we were going to wait another episode.

Nov 24, 2017 8:53 AM
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Very nice backstory and they still had time to make the big reveal to each other. So one year has passed since that fateful day at the convenience store where both wanted that piece of chicken xD

Morioka has really done well as a person, like she seems more confident around people imo. I really hope there's at least some romance between them two.

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Nov 24, 2017 9:02 AM
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This episode was cute, the characters made so many funny expressions.
It's nice to know the truth is out but i wonder how it will effect the characters.
For now everything seemed to be going well tho.
Nov 24, 2017 9:03 AM

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Yes, yes!, YES!

I´m glad they don´t reserve the reveal for the last episode or something like that. I gotta say, some people may have valid reasons to chose not to watch seasonal anime cause they prefer watching all at once or so, but it´s in cases like this when I think the experience is better if you have had to wait 2 months instead of 4 hours for moments like these

So I guess the 2 episodes left are gonna be about her internal conflict with her MMO world and her real word mixing like this, and (hopefully) a happy resolution at the end.
Let´s see how this show will conclude
Nov 24, 2017 9:12 AM

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I thought they would drag things for more episodes. Now we have the last two episodes to enjoy their development now that things are out in the open.
Nov 24, 2017 9:14 AM
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The cat is out of the bag
Nov 24, 2017 9:25 AM

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Just a fantastic episode all around, the music especially was great.

Sakurai's flashback was something. They handled the topic of remembering the other partner in the past MMO very well. I was so tense during Sakurai suffering and wanting to believe and Morioka figuring it all out.

The phone call was just amazing, you could see it in their faces how much they want to see each other and how they are reminiscing.

Almost punched something when his battery died but he said it again! I wonder how she will react. I'm happy for those two.
Nov 24, 2017 9:27 AM
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also i love chibi morimori so much she was so cute rolling on the bed
great episode, this series is one of the highlights of this season for me
Nov 24, 2017 9:28 AM
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Yes yes yes............!!!!!

today's episode was amazing . I loved this episode . He was finally able to tell her about lily . Only two more episodes to go .

I can't wait to see the next episode . And how their story is gonna end . I CAN'T WAIT ...........!!!!!
Nov 24, 2017 9:29 AM

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This episode just made me smile without realizing it, YES YES YES, Sakurai go for it !!! We're behind you, man up and keep the momentum.
Nov 24, 2017 9:33 AM

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when the battery died I was like 'AWWAAHHDDHDAMN' and then he told her and we got a cliffhanger again -_____-

but loved the episode
Nov 24, 2017 9:35 AM

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Fucking FINALLY. So the ninth episode we'll set up some drama about her NEET issues and maybe quitting the game, and in the tenth we can resolve it and can have some closure. YES. DON'T RUIN THIS YOU'RE THE ANIME OF THE YEAR IF YOU SEAL THE DEAL. KISS, GODDAMNIT.

Edit: don't @ me. I don't want spoilers.
Nov 24, 2017 9:56 AM

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Definitely my favorite episode of this show by far! I really wish it was more than 2 more episodes. As an MMO player myself this show is just amazing and I really enjoy it a lot. I'm so glad Sakurai finally told her that he's Lily.

My mouth was open a lot of the episode, I was surprised by everything going on. When Sakurai started talking about Moriokas new character I sat there saying "there's NO FXCKING WAY" but then it was and I yelled. When the episode ended right after the reveal I yelled again; "YOU CAN'T DO THIS TO ME". I need the next episode already.

I don't usually get this excited about animes. So far, this anime as a whole, is probably 8-9/10 for me. Very enjoyable.
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Nov 24, 2017 9:56 AM
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Whoa, the cat just got out of the bag...........2 more to , they better not blow it up.

Ok, so Mori Mori s 39 so I guess sakurai is probably in his early 20's.
Nov 24, 2017 10:01 AM
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Wow, Sakurai and Morioka got a lot closer this episode and the producers sure know when to end the episode. Right when Sakurai told her that he was actually Lily.... I am so anxious about the next episode already
Nov 24, 2017 10:06 AM

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I don't know about you guys, but I think this is the show I most enjoyed this season. It makes me smile from begging to end. And this episode was definitely the one that made me smile most. It's just amazing to see those characters interactions
Nov 24, 2017 10:08 AM

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I also at the end of this episode shouted "YESSSS" along with my hand raised, fist clenched.

2 episodes left is painful to wait.
Nov 24, 2017 10:15 AM
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First i cheered then i yelled then, i cheered again. Now i cry and wait for next week.
Nov 24, 2017 10:15 AM

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Nice episode.. the pacing of the show is done just right..

The phone call and their expressions were cute. :)

Am i the only one who thinks Sakurai's cyan shirt really suits him? Maybe coz it matches with his eyes..
Nov 24, 2017 10:18 AM

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I'm so fucking glad Sakurai revealed at the end he was Lily (after telling her he was the friend she had in the previous online game she played). When the thing of the battery happened I thought they were to drag out things and I felt really frustrated, but, no, he actually told Moriko the truth!
I'm very excited for next episode.

Sakurai's backstory was sad, though, if I read right, he said that one of the reasons why he suffered bullying when he was a child was due his hair color, implying is natural. Considering he is blond, I wonder if the show is implying he is a foreigner adopted by Japanese people.
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Nov 24, 2017 10:27 AM

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Sakurai! My Man!

Gosh, this episode felt bittersweet, but mostly sweet! I can't wait to see what her reaction to him being Lily.
I really enjoyed seeing Mori show her real self to him when she discovered that Harth was Sakurai. =) Totally cute. They would make such a cute couple.

This is the first anime in a while where I couldn't wait for the next episode to come out next week. x-x
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Nov 24, 2017 10:30 AM

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Nov 24, 2017 10:40 AM

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Sakurai making his grown up version of the past game character, morioka notices and in the end he confesses his aliases in the park at night :O
Nov 24, 2017 10:40 AM
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The end of this episode matches the end of chapter 61 of web manga on comico if anyone's interested in checking it out.
Nov 24, 2017 10:42 AM
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Finally!!! Sakurai got a courage to say it.

I'm so satisfied on this episode.
Nov 24, 2017 10:56 AM

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Fucking FUCK! this episode went flying like hell! Sakurai YU DA MAN!, holy hell I almost lost it when his battery ran out... I was expecting him to confess but man, that was really satisfying!

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Nov 24, 2017 10:57 AM
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Nov 24, 2017 11:05 AM

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The puns

This scene and overall the whole episode was just too sweet..
Let me go punch a wall to feel manly again
Nov 24, 2017 11:05 AM
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They both did good this episode. Sakurai said it but also Morioka picked up the phone and called him to ask about their old MMO, it's a lot of progress for her.
Nov 24, 2017 11:14 AM

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Anime writers take note, this is how you do bad coincidences.
1. That his phone dies isn't usual, but a possibility with recent phone batteries.
2. You don't draw this missunderstanding forever, but jump of the train in exactly the right moment to clear things up.

That ending was a serious bombshell cliffhanger!
Nov 24, 2017 11:18 AM

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Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo another long week waiting for the next episode :'(

I was smiling like an idiot the whole episode xD
Nov 24, 2017 11:36 AM

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this is turning out to be a pretty good anime, can't wait for the next one!
Nov 24, 2017 11:46 AM

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finally!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! he told her, i thought he wouldn't say it because he couldn't say it on the phone but i'm glad he did, great episode although it felt forced that they met on the street randomly like that tbh.
Nov 24, 2017 11:52 AM

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ooooo oh my gosh...he finally said it!!! (me gushing over here) Reaction...where's the reaction? I don't want to wait until next episode.
Nov 24, 2017 11:54 AM

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Great fucking episode with a huge amount of progression in their relationship and now I gotta wait until next week FUCK!!!!
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Nov 24, 2017 12:07 PM

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Not sure why that ending just made me remeber " Watashi wa L desu "

Nov 24, 2017 12:53 PM
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Now THAT was satisfying
Nov 24, 2017 1:03 PM

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I loved this episode! With only two more to go, I wonder how everything will wrap up.

Sakurai's battery dying was annoying, but the ending... wow, I can't wait until next week.
Nov 24, 2017 1:03 PM

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The wait for the next episode is going to be painful!!!


So glad he blurted out that he's Lily. Though his phone confession was nicer...

So good. Just wanna gobble up this show. Yum yum.
Nov 24, 2017 1:08 PM

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well that was an awesome episode...I really like how everything is in open now
Nov 24, 2017 1:19 PM

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I just really want to know what happens next
Nov 24, 2017 1:24 PM

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Damn this was the best episode.
Nov 24, 2017 1:28 PM

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I was so frustrated when his phone died, but the writers pulled through by not dragging it on. They gave him the balls to follow through and say it again in the same episode. I'm still frustrated that this series blue balled me for 8 episodes.
Nov 24, 2017 1:34 PM

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Great episode. He finally told her.

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