Re: Thoughts on MariMite Haru 2 subbed and 3 raw
- --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, sean@c... wrote:
> Episode 2 is the Eriko episode, and it unfortunately works less wellin the anime continuity, as
> it reads like "Dammit, she's about to graduate, time to give RosaFoetida a personality."
> Nevertheless, it works very well, as we finally get a good insightinto how Eriko ticks, and she
> turns out to be just as eccentric as the rest of them (Youko is thenormal one of this group,
> how weird).I liked the Yuri Kokoro review - "This episode was fine. I just didn;t
> In fact, Eriko's backstory is a bit disturbing, between the 'mybrothers all have a sister
> complex' and the whole 'I want to marry a guy I've talked to 3times' thing. But she makes the
> whole thing seem so natural - Nabatame Hitomi does an excellent jobwith what little she's
> given, giving Eriko more than just 'bored rich girl'.It did strike me as strange that, as the assumed "most beautiful,
talented and rich" girl in a school full of the beautiful, talented
and rich, Eriko was so utterly bizarre. :-) And the earlier flakyness
had nothig to do with her toothache - she's just naturally flaky.
>school by her third year?
> And is it me, or is Tsutako aiming to become the power behind the
Now *she* worries me. Tsutako's clearly angling to become an estemmed
member of the worst kind of paparazzi.
I guess it's a reasonaably safe way to hide stalking behavior.
>one is more similar to the first
> The third is still raw, so I'm doing my usual 'best guess', but this
> than the second - it's easy to make out the plot even if you don'tknow the Japanese. This is
> another Yumi episode, and she's really desperate to please here.Honestly, Drill cannot come
> soon enough for me, because while I appreciate Yumi's earnestnessand Sachiko's grace, I
> want to beat them both over the head with giant paper fans till theylighten up.
Which is, of course, exactly what the episode was about.
I did enjoy the fact that Sei so easily set them up for it all,
because Yumi is so earnest and serious.
>the look that follows that
> That said, seeing Sachiko giggle at the end was great, especially
> between the three graduates. They're still very worried aboutSachiko needing to open up, and
> I think this was a sign they're willing to leave future work up toYumi.
>2nd graduation episode,
> Episode 4 preview, besides being wonderfully silly, seems to be the
> with the request for a kiss. I wonder if this means we'll seeNoriko in Episode 5...
Looks all emotional and goopy, to me.
>LOL Who knew?
> --Man, Yoshino is REALLY good at magic...