Misaki gets new followers and Usui more opportunities to confess, pyon~
Misaki suddenly finds herself master of five first-years (Inuyama brothers, the founders of Ayuzawa Cram School), who tag along wherever she goes. They are highly impressed by her way of life and thus want to follow her great footsteps.
After school they want to tag along to her part-time job as well. She tries her best to shoo them off but they are quite persistent (identical too, quintuplets at that!). The three delinquent regulars at Maid Latte swaddle in, shooing them off with their bad-boy looks. However, they were too quick to follow Misaki, causing mob-effect of stampede over them. Just when I was wondering where Usui was, he comes to pluck a running-Misaki to a hideout saving her from being followed.
Her new pupils are amazed by her speed while she hides with Usui. He accompanies her to the café, telling her that he has accumulated enough points for a photo taken with her. Misaki’s her usual fidgety self when the picture is taken but he’s fine with her natural expressions. All the maids fangirl Usui and how much Misaki’s loved by her master.Dear Misaki, you don’t know the half of it! XD
Next day at school, she is greeted by the full body of Ayuzawa Cram School, who flank her throughout the day as usual, stalking even in front of bathroom, while she eats her lunch and works in Students Council room. When she has had enough, she orders them to study rather than wasting time and they do exactly that, making her warm up to them.
When she makes her way out of school, they try to follow her again, only to be rescued by Usui. He asks her if he should reprimand and stop them from following her because she hates men. She tells him that even if they are bothersome she doesn’t hate them, making Usui quite amazed. Maybe his efforts are finally coming to fruition?
Few days pass in similar cat and mouse chase: her students try to follow her, while she’s repeatedly rescued by Usui. He compels her to tell them about her job as they would understand her circumstances but she wants to keep it a secret.
Shiroyan practiced till his fingers bled but he was still not up to the mark of her supersonic speed. The trio cried rivers lamenting the fact that they thought they could win because Usui did too. Manager chimes in to inform them that it was the first time she lost.
Misaki wonders what he was planning to do with that picture, looking suspiciously at the three delinquents who have turned into her fanboys after knowing the truth about her job.
She visits the school roof to cool her head, only to find Usui there–who was zoning out looking at their picture together. She sighs and tells him her intentions of telling the pupils about her part-time job. Usui gets directly to the point of she doing this because of them rather than herself. She explains that it’s better this way rather than finding out as a surprise. Their role model is not really role model after all, just a maid. She scared to be scorned by them because it’s painful to be disappointed by the person you look up to. (Clearly, she’s thinking about how her father disappointed her when he left them in debt). ‘I won’t ever be disappointed, whatever you do,’ Usui says quite seriously but turns to his deadpan chibi form to lighten the moment, showing her the maid picture.
Misaki goes bonkers and in the ensued scuffle the wind carries the photograph below. She loses it completely knowing that her pupils would see the maid costume before she could explain it to them. Usui asks if he should go and get the picture for her jumping from the roof. She tries to stop him from doing something so troublesome but he confesses his feeling before jumping off, leaving her totally speechless.
She rushes off to ground floor, dreading the worst and finds him beside the pool with scratches all over his body.
Inuyama brothers show up to check up on the ruckus. Looking at the chance, Misaki is about to tell them about the part-time job when Usui interferes to announce that she’s with him after school hours.Bodyguard?! This reminds me of Dark Angel! Heh!
When she goes to visit him in the hospital, he smiles his typical smile and tells her to keep their secret between the two of us or her fans would keep on increasing.
Conclusion: A very cute and win episode indeed. Not to mention the fact that the studios didn’t make us wait excruciatingly for the confession or even the first kiss! Typical shoujo’s wait for the last few episodes to do all this and we get it on the 6th episode, nice nyaa~! Usui’s confession was awesome and straight forward! I was not expecting this so soon at all but loved it anyway.
Observation: Misaki over thinks a lot!
- Exhibit A: Pondering what Usui would do with her picture? Of course, he would not show it to anyone else. You are his personal maid after all! 😛
- Exhibit B: Fidgeting over being scorned by her pupils when they respect her so much and would not be bothered by her choice of job. They are the founding member of Ayuzawa Cram School for nothin’!
- Exhibit C: Always running away whenever confronted with strong feelings. Be it Inuyama brothers or Usui. As I theorized earlier, Usui’s influence is definitely affecting Misaki positively and she seems to be coming out of her self-made shell.
- Conclusion: Subject needs to spend more time with Usui to dispel all superficial worries.
Preview shows some kind of competition with another school, introducing some new characters, while Misa-chan and Usui very hot and heavy. I’m definitely loving the pace and development of this series. Gimme more! Can’t wait for more next week!