Posted on 31 October 2009 with categories: White Album


Touya… Touya… Touya. What the heck do you think you’re doing? Every time you think this bastard couldn’t possibly surpass himself… he does. WTF.

In any case, let me start with summarizing the major flaws that made the first season so unbearable:
– The set-up itself: how the heck do all these five girls pick Touya of all people to fall for. However, you can’t hold this against the second season, as it’s already part of its premise.
– The huge amount of drama that resulted in people who kept missing each other. This doesn’t return in the second season.Touya bought an answering machine, and he and Yuki actually meet a lot.
– The huge contrast between the drama: it was either incredibly subtle, or totally not. And really, the second season has been much better balanced in terms of drama.

yeah, as much as I hate to admit it: this was a really emotional episode. For the first time in this series, I really felt along with the characters, without being hampered by angsty melodrama getting in the way. The drama was definitely heavy (I mean, Touya kissed two girls WHO WEREN’T YUKI), but it felt much more heartfelt than anything I’ve seen in that first season. Am I going crazy?

Yuki.. finally she too gets suspicious of Touya, thanks to a major screw-up that he made. Or rather, two. First of all, he flaps out about how he’s been meeting Yayoi. Nice one there, dude. On top of that, when Yuki proposes to go and see Rina together. Touya declines and says that he’s got enough to do. ONLY TO SEE RINA THAT DAY, AND KISS HER. Holy crap, what an asshole. On top of that, he also starts ignoring Yayoi, even after Yuki already left, which also puts him on bad terms. Not to mention that some mysterious dude has photographs of the two hitting it off together.

I really feel like this episode was the beginning of the end. And someone shoot me: I’m beginning to like this series again!!
Rating: ** (Excellent)

6 Responses

  1. Supertauren says:

    School Days ending!

  2. Greenthy says:

    haven’t watched s2 yet or the last epi of s1 for that matter
    but the way things were going I was going more and more to a school days ending aswell :D

    hence I dropped this :)

  3. IeMchan says:

    “I really feel like this episode was the beginning of the end. And someone shoot me: I’m beginning to like this series again!!”

    BWAHAHAHAH you and me both!! I’m beginning to like it again. Making out with Rina this time? WTF XD Is he retarded? XD Yuki has 8 more episodes to go to catch him red-handed. Go Yuki. Dump his face off~~~

  4. SageGaiGar says:

    There shall never be another School Days.

    Oh and One of us psgels.. One of us. xD

  5. Alec says:

    here is another anime that i can never predict

  6. Jubbz says:

    I Hope for a NICE BOAT end. >_>

    At this rate, I know someone’s gonna die. It’s only a matter of time. I’ll be surprised if no one doesn’t die.

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