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Poll: Ahiru no Sora Episode 9 Discussion

Nov 27, 2019 1:50 AM

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Kenji needs to keep his dream alive.

Even though there were ton of drama the previous episode, I find this one pretty light with humor. Sora should be ready for his own future though. Seems like the episode is building more towards his team and they got some tough competition ahead.
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Nov 27, 2019 3:06 AM
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Tobi/Kenji got a girlfriend already? Noooo I want him to stay virgin for me or for other male characters (but not Chiaki, he deserves nothing, not even same-sex love)

Also the delinquent plot, I have to check which year source material first release (2003), it's so retro! Though the head of delinquent group is quite hot, why not invite him to play basketball too?

Remind me of manga with similar plot, Rookies, which is very famous in Japan and has live-action TV series and film, but not anime adaptation, though Rookies is focus on the teacher, so it has GTO atmosphere but with baseball theme.
Nov 27, 2019 4:22 AM

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Kite's problem is solved and lol he already became close with the girl he hit back then.
Thou the way his problem got solved in the bathroom was funny.

Looks like the manager will make appearance next episode. Looking forward to it.
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Nov 27, 2019 5:25 AM

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Wait, Momoharu is a megane and Kenji already has a gf?? When did these happen, how did I miss these details? O.o
Things are getting started, although... For one, this "turn the other cheek" routine really never works. I should know, been there and done that too many times. For two, it just seems like every single person that's about to come near the team, has some delinquent or other out to get him, so it's like the perfect excuse to bring danger to the club, again and again. I hope it stops, because it's already gotten tired and it's only the 9th episode.

That said, I'm somehow constantly amazed by Kenji - both his looks and his personality. I also love the translation, feels quite a bit more natural English than what we're used to.
Nov 27, 2019 5:44 AM
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I was waiting for somebody to make this pun (>_<)
Nov 27, 2019 5:46 AM

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Lol Kite already has a girlfriend and it's the girl that he fell on.

It was hard watching those delinquent beating up Kite.

Nov 27, 2019 6:43 AM

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Another great episode. I was about to cry when Kite was thinking about his dad but then Chiaki pop out asking for some tissues! What a crap XD.
So excited for next week, their manager will be revealed.
Nov 27, 2019 7:02 AM

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So Kite has finally joined the team, but they have less than a month to get ready for the first match of the tournament. Seeing Kite getting beat up by a group of delinquents was hard to watch, but he resisted the urge to fight back to protect his team and his dream.
Nov 27, 2019 8:03 AM

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The scene where Kite takes all those hits and then tells sensei that bearing the pain might not be his thing was great. So much heart. :(

Glad to see the basketball team coming together.
Nov 27, 2019 8:47 AM

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Good Episode......
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Nov 27, 2019 8:52 AM

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The toilets scene lul, quite unexpected place for such an important meeting
Nov 27, 2019 9:14 AM

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Tobi has had a good development on this episode, it makes me proud. He was able to mend his ways and focus on Basketball instead.

Momoharu's sense of direction:-D

I wonder who will be their manager? I don't think it's Madoka though, unless she quit the girl's team, but I highly doubt it.

Not a bad episode, if only there was basketball!
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Nov 27, 2019 9:53 AM
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lihle808 said:
Tobi has had a good development on this episode, it makes me proud. He was able to mend his ways and focus on Basketball instead.

Momoharu's sense of direction:-D

I wonder who will be their manager? I don't think it's Madoka though, unless she quit the girl's team, but I highly doubt it.

Not a bad episode, if only there was basketball!

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Nov 27, 2019 10:19 AM

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Momoharu with glasses *^* The last part made me crack up "sorry I put us on the wrong train" ha

The team is steadily coming together. I'm loving this so far and am looking forward them to play some games too!
Nov 27, 2019 11:11 AM

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they are really building a interesting world....

btw just finished haikyuu season 1 and gonna start kuroko no basket... any suggestions ?
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Nov 27, 2019 3:07 PM

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Finally, Kite was able to join the team. His skills are really amazing.

The principal was the savior of the team, I hope they could enter the inter-high competition. Too many dreams are being shared in this ride.
Nov 27, 2019 3:31 PM

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Okay. I think this is the episode that has made me fall in love with the show.
Mainly because Tobi.
They really felt like a team in this episode.
Nov 27, 2019 3:54 PM
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I laughed, Kite's a playa...
Nov 27, 2019 4:21 PM

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Damn Kite's already making moves lol in more ways than 1.

Him joining the club was done nicer than I thought it would be. Things really are setting up for the upcoming tournament (although I hope the animation will be good during those matches)

lihle808 said:
I wonder who will be their manager? I don't think it's Madoka though, unless she quit the girl's team, but I highly doubt it.

It's gonna be the yellow haired girl that shows up in the ED. At least that's my best guess
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Nov 27, 2019 4:52 PM
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So is Kenji the ace of the team?
Nov 27, 2019 6:41 PM
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I was not expecting a discussion on reversing expulsion in a bathroom tbh
Nov 27, 2019 10:46 PM

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This show keeps getting better and better!
oh what a coincident that the principal is also at the bathroom and gave Tobi (Kite) special conditions and not getting expelled!
Also another funny part that Tobi immediately became close to the girl that he accidentally got injured! hahah! nice move! Chiaki got pissed! hahaha!

Nov 28, 2019 1:45 AM

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I really liked this episode - a lot of plot progression.

I can't wait to see Kenji in a real game

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Nov 28, 2019 11:22 AM

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So much unko this episode. And Principal was the punch line.
Nov 28, 2019 12:35 PM
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Kite joins up and we hear his back story
Nov 28, 2019 8:20 PM

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I missed Madoka this episode :/

It was nice to see Kenji formally joining the team but his change of mind and attitude felt too sudden for my liking. Especially when, out of nowhere, you decide to open up to a guy who was taking a dump in the open xD
Nov 29, 2019 2:11 AM

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That toilet scene... Remind me Gintama. LOL

What a touchy flashback story from Kite.
Nov 29, 2019 3:29 AM

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Dumb slapstick comedy, sad flashbacks, nakama power, guys aiming for seemingly unreachable dream, and everything is in extremely exaggerated manner. Seems generic as hell. I really got some Naruto flashbacks

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Nov 30, 2019 8:40 AM

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The toilet scene was my favorite. Followed by Chiaki getting jealous over Kite getting together with the girl he knocked over.

As much as I love this feel-good series, that scene of Kite getting beaten up, yelling that they shouldn't touch his ball because it's precious to him, was dumb as fuck. Don't say that it's precious to you, they're obviously going to kick it or destroy it in somehow because they know it's going to piss him off or hurt him. He also allowed himself to get beaten up because he wanted to understand what their teacher was trying to tell them about pain? Talk about some generic shounen bullshit.
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Dec 1, 2019 2:48 PM

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This episode had a weird obsession with taking a dump huh.
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Dec 1, 2019 5:21 PM

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Duh! So Sensei want to see them hurt first before accepting the team? :/
Kenji is so fast lol he already flirt with the girl. I'm excited for the competition!
Dec 3, 2019 2:15 PM

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Kite backstory with his father was really touching, and how he ended up with that girl lol
Dec 3, 2019 8:33 PM

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daaaamnnnnn tobi is hot af lol who can blame that girl
Dec 7, 2019 2:36 AM

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This show is just getting better and better, puts a huge smile on my face to see how their team develops, also that bathroom scene was fucking hilarious jeez.
Dec 10, 2019 7:54 PM

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lihle808 said:
I wonder who will be their manager? I don't think it's Madoka though, unless she quit the girl's team, but I highly doubt it.

Just pay attention to the OP and ED my man. Why do you think there was a girl standing next to the coach with a worksheet?
Dec 25, 2019 7:40 AM

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Lmao, the principal being there all the time cracked me up.

This is getting more enjoyable with each episode.
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