Posted on 8 August 2013 with categories: Silver Spoon

What an unbelievably charming episode!

I mean, I’m stumped here. The premise of this episode: “the cast makes pizza”. This should have been an average filler episode. And yet, somehow the creators did it: they took every single characters, grabbed their talents, and combined all of that into a delicious pizza. Hachiken set everything up, but beyond that he got so much help from everyone, ranging from a teacher who illegally stashes a bunch of cheese in a school building to a classmate who deals in vegetables. And of course getting his own pig named and slaughtered.

On top of that, these pizzas were really made out of organic ingredients. The cast just had this challenge set to them, and overcame it while fleshing out just about every character and remaining incredibly fun to watch. Yeah this was written by a very talented writer who really has mastered emotions in her delivery. And at the same time, this series never gets preachy: it’s got a lot of organic food, but it doesn’t sugarcoat things either, as shown by that Kentucky Fried Chicken reference. Also, Gouda cheese, the first time I’ve seen Dutch food in anime (Gouda is a city in the Netherlands, famous for its cheese; don’t go there on a holiday though because nowadays it sucks).

Also kudos to the animation for how it brought all of the side characters alive. Their enthusiasm for the pizza really rubbed off. Hmm, I want to eat pizza now too… Damn you Silver Spoon!
Rating: 6/8 (Awesome)

8 Responses

  1. JaK says:

    it will keep getting better and better :D

  2. aline says:

    It wasn’t his own pig. Pork Bowl is still alive and kicking! It was an awesome episode though :)

  3. kero says:

    yay, glad you love it as much as I do.

    I’m following the manga so know how it all goes, but I’m still charmed by the anime, love all their reaction to pizza, and the fact there’s a gambling cheese hoarding teach that looks like a buddha

  4. Emma-hime says:

    This one continues to be a surprise, good show to relax too, probably not as funny as reading it as manga but solid enough as an adaptation, not gone on MCs voice really.
    This episode made me hungry…I even made a pizza after it I think =P

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  • WyattX
    (Saturday, Aug 30. 2014 04:18 AM)
    The observation on your part is interesting, because I thought it looked more like two people drew different scenes. I assumed that someone else illustrated the H-scenes, while another illustrated the MC and his parents.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 30. 2014 04:17 AM)
    Something about the abuse of an animal, would bother me more now and then more than something on humans.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 30. 2014 04:17 AM)
    The animal I mean, not monster girls.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 30. 2014 04:16 AM)
    I think the only hentai related thing that would bother me would me caterpillar, worm, snake on human.
  • WyattX
    (Saturday, Aug 30. 2014 04:12 AM)
    The comments are hilarious. It does have enough intrigue to make people think of their own explanations in the comment, not to mention the artists apparently doesn’t have anything else on Fakku. Moar
  • WyattX
    (Saturday, Aug 30. 2014 04:10 AM)
    @Emma Haha, the insect arm things don’t weird me out either. I really wouldn’t mind a full series about the moth girl O.o
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 30. 2014 04:09 AM)
    lol people are saying “Hentai by M night shalyman” and “Mothra” in the comments.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 30. 2014 04:08 AM)
    And above all I just liked that it was batshit fare.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 30. 2014 04:06 AM)
    @Wayatt: And I got a laugh out of it, shit’n’giggles and such lol
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Aug 30. 2014 04:05 AM)
    You see rewatching urotsukidouji as an adult I can appreciate it for the messed up content and all of the violence.
    I finished the moth-hentai thing wyatt, I liked how it was built up. Odd reason the art reminded me of the artist who did the oreimo manga, I think I might know someone who might go for this and I rather liked that monster girl, on a mild level maybe I’ve found a new thing.

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