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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  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Sep 3. 2014 04:07 AM)
    Been meaning to ask Mikey something on the visual novel end of things, I think he reads Japanese, just what am I missing out on in terms of non-translated visual novels .
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Sep 3. 2014 04:05 AM)
    @Bam:Also got to write about that dream from earlier: http://emma-hime.deviantart.com/art/That-ever-haunting-spirit-479912065
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    @Bam: And I must that you again for filling my head with ideas and this site too: http://emma-hime.deviantart.com/art/Ragdolls-and-dreams-479941641
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    =< I know so litte ;A;.
  • Raggers
    (Wednesday, Sep 3. 2014 03:59 AM)
    LARPing is definitely on the extreme end of the geek spectrum.
    @Emma: we already have VR military training.
    @K-Off: Real life only has a shitty storyline if you aren’t a good author.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Sep 3. 2014 03:47 AM)
    I also like raggers idea.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Sep 3. 2014 03:47 AM)
    One day we could have Vr military training.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Sep 3. 2014 03:44 AM)
    Now I’d probably be what alot would call geeky but Larping is a path I’m bot sure I am likely to travel down lol
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    @K-Off I’m sad now
  • K-Off
    (Wednesday, Sep 3. 2014 03:39 AM)
    Or the latest romcom VN, Your Failed Love Life.

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