Don’t worry, Hidenori, we will see you again one day!
|Is it the end already? （)´д`(）It pains me so to say goodbye to Winter’s anime as Spring is soon arriving, and it always leaves me with an empty feeling in my heart. Although each season will bring a new comedy anime into the picture, Nichibros was epic while it lasted and shall be dearly missed. :’) Let’s savor this last episode, shall we?|
|Whaaaaatttt this funny series is coming to an end!? NOOOOOOOO!! SAY IT ISN’T SO! Sadly this is true the insane adventures of Yoshitake, Hidenori and Tadakuni are over for now, but I have my fingers and toes crossed for a second season of Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou! So what about you? Are you prepared for the end of this wild ride?Stories this week have some fun with Graduation as we prepare for the end of Nichibros.|
Habara-”Sooooo you want to go to a movie?” Karasawa-”Sure…I heard K-ON! was playing…”
Our final episode of Nichibros starts off with High School girls are Funky! Don’t you find it strange they replace the ending song with the opening song? Some of us have already noticed this happening in lots of anime recently because I suppose it is the latest trend to do when ending a series… Anyway we follow Habara as she talks about how Karasawa acts around her all the time. Which quickly turns into Karasawa acting scared or worried that Habara might do something bad to him? He is probably scared she might transform into her alter ego and kick his ass! I know I would steer clear of that one, but she is so freaking cute on the outside…
Yoshitake-”Don’t make any sudden movements. This teddy bear can smell fear.”
Next up Hidenori, Yoshitake and Tadakuni hang out in the local arcade just to test their skills with the ever popular crane game. How much money have you wasted trying to win a prize from those kinds of machines? The most money I have ever wasted was roughly fifteen dollars on a giant stuffed frog. Hidenori in the meantime fails to win a stuffed teddy bear and Yoshitake manages to get the bear on the very edge before giving up causing the three guys to try and shake the machine. However, Tadakuni’s little sister arrives and uses all her super strength to shake the machine and walks away with a new stuffed teddy bear… Good work, little sister, you are using your awesome power for justice and cute stuffed toys.
Little sister-”Thanks for barely including me in your final episode, jerks.”
The next day Hidenori returns to the arcade solo this time and plays with another crane style game, but this time he is after a magical girl figure that looks just like a certain magical girl named Madoka… While he fails over and over again, the assistant manager asks him if she can move it closer so that he could win. Hidenori suddenly feels like this random girl is making fun of him for wanting a magical girl figure, however he plays along and eventually wins his prize after the girl embarrasses him in front of the other gamers.
DING DING DING! WE HAVE A WINNER!
After the arcade based fun, we follow the literature girl talking to some classmates about her recent “crush” on Mr. Run like hell Hidenori and Yassan stands there screaming in shock. Who else is having a strange time? Ringo-chan! She is hanging out with the boys student council members as they do their work, but she quickly jumps up screaming she is BORED!!! Yeah I suppose sitting there while they guys do paperwork counts is boring. So, the guys follow Ringo around acting like her bodyguards as she gets hit on by every guy on the street. Even the student council president is caught talking to her before the others knock him out cold! High five, you guys saved poor old Ringo from… your own president….
Literature girl versus Ringo-chan! Who will win the battle of shouting?!
Special guest apperance by the hotdog from Nichijou! Where are Mio and Yuuko?
Hidenori-”I see you finally decided to show up today.” Tadakuni-”Sorry bro, I was busy saving the universe.”
Moving right along, we finally enter graduation mode with Hidenori, Yoshitake and Tadakuni as the three of them sit through the principal’s speech and everyone gets a bit emotional as in the vice president mostly… Poor dude! So tough yet he can break down and cry so easily, however those are manly tears of happiness. After a while, Hidenori has an encounter with the literature girl and he even holds her hand for a moment. Even Tadakuni has a random encounter with a mysterious girl, but who could this girl be?! None other than the girl from the convex mirror aka Nago-san from the pizza delivery place. However, after learning that Tadakuni wakes up shouting! Wow this was the best troll ending of all time! Well played Nichibros, but I thank you for giving us something to laugh about.
Hidenori-”This wind tells me to grab your hand.” Literature girl-”In your dreams, high school boy.”
???-”Don’t you remember a moe character like me?” Tadakuni-”EHHHHHHHHH!? WHO…ARE…YOU?!”
Beware of the evil TROLOLOLOL; they crave attention.
Tadakuni-”AH! I had a dream where I was Ichigo from Bleach all along…THE HORROR! OH THE HORROR!”
But wait there is more! As in the final skit involving Hidenori, Yoshitake and Tadakuni running down the street with various food items like toast, meat and fondu! Seriously how amazing are these guys? They continue to have a blast together right until the end. Of course, no episode of Nichibros is complete without more crazy high school girls doing moe things! This time they take a stab at the K-ON! Movie and travel to England to start their own movie adventure…with Habara fighting some mysterious silver “monster” character.
C’mon fans, is this seriously not the best movie idea of all time?
Extra daily lives of cool high school kids
Don’t worry, Ringo-chan, you can go on many adventures in my heart.
Ringo is testing the latest invention in hot dog technology! The hot dog goggles.
More like true bros follow the bullet time camera code.
Hnnngggg, these two are perfect together don’t you think?
Every anime series needs to end with this pose.
Aww, that was a good roundup for Nichibros. It’s captured the essence of the anime, its silliness, hilarity, awesome characters and all and ended it off in kind of a weird, hanging way, like it’s telling us THERE WILL BE MOAR! xD (I honestly think the chances of a second season a high, so keep a lookout for it peeps~)
I would sum this entire episode up as ADORABLE hehehe. We got to see a lot of the girls for this ending episode – the super dense, misunderstanding high school girl (God forbid she falls in love with Karasawa this way), Ringo-chan, who also happens to be the easiest target in the whole town to hit on (does this even happen in real life?!) and Nago-san… even if it was just a dream. xD Also, now I know how guys feel when playing crane machines! DO YOU REALLY HAVE THAT KIND OF INTERNAL DILEMMA, GUYS? xD And it was awesome that the shop attendant even bothered to help him – why doesn’t good stuff like that happen to us in real life, huh? I’m still kinda sad as to the little screen time for Tadakuni, who only appeared in the last few minutes orz, but it’s okay, at least I got to see many of our fabulous max characters for the last time. *~*
I thought the graduating ceremony portion was pretty well-presented, actually. This is Nichibros – it’s not going to give you the tear-inducing, sobfest kind of ending, but the cheesy goodbyes within the student council committee, Yoshitake’s hero time capsule, the long-awaited moment of truth between Hidenori and Literature Girl (SO TOUCHING HAHA) and imouto-chan’s deredere congratulations… it was all going so well until we found out THAT IT WAS ALL A DREAM. >: For one moment I thought we were really going to see the loveydovey union of Tadakuni and Nago-san ver. kawaii but then I realized I shouldn’t have kept my hopes up. I mean, this is the Nichibros that gives us the most anticlimactic moments we wouldn’t have seen coming. xD
I liked the little touches they put in, like well-played link back to the first episode when our beloved trio is as nonsensical as ever, stuffing STEAK and cheese fondue into their mouths while running to school (how is that even humanly possible?!); and purposely putting the ED in the front and the OP at the back :’) I mean, that’s what they wanted to leave us with, right? As the last line of the ED goes, “and as for our story, we search for more pages to fill in our tale”. It left me feeling all warm and fuzzy! NICHIBROS, hurry up and come back for a second season!
Thanks fosh! <3
There is only one thing to actually say about this episode and that is, BEST EPISODE OF NICHIBROS! Right down from the music and yes that trollish ending with the dreaming of graduation, but there were lots of side moments that made me laugh just as hard. The whole segment revolving around the crane style game wasn’t the most hilarious skit ever, but just watching Hidenori struggle with the bear and then little sister walks over shakes the machine and walks off with his prize? Now that was hilarious! And then that whole scene with Hidenori trying to win a magical girl figure, that poor guy basically got thrown under the bus in front of all those customers…
I was extremely pleased they gave some screen time to my two favorite female characters as in Ringo and the Literature girl, but I find it really hard to place one above the other in terms of my number one. Anyway, Ringo’s adventure was great because she kept on assuming those guys wanted to eat her food versus hitting on her over and over again, but that poor student council president! His own club members kicked his ass. Now for the literature girl…oh my god! She was her usual fun self and of course she is pretty much required to scream every time she makes a special appearance, but that damn troll scene with her touching Hidenori’s hand!? NOOOOOOOOOO!! How could you Tadakuni? I guess he has a wild imagination.
What if this whole series was a twelve episode dream and Hidenori and Yoshitake were actually fake characters all along? Somehow I can actually picture that happening. This episode gave us not only one story with the High school girls are funky but two! If you are familiar with K-ON! You can easily tell those three are practically always making parodies about that series. Either that or those girls really are moe blob characters even though they really don’t do “cute” things on a daily basis. What else happened? OH YES! THAT HOTDOG SCENE! Ahahahha what the hell!? Cough Nichijou parody anyone? I have no idea why moments with flying hotdogs that cause me to die laughing every damn time! Maybe my mind is just special like that.
Overall if you love over the top comedy like Nichijou or something more like Gintama you might become a huge fan of Nichibros aka Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou. I recommend you give the series a three episode test run, because I really have high hopes that you will crack up from every crazy adventure with Hidenori, Yoshitake and Tadakuni. Music was top notch through every single episode! Whenever there are moments of action, drama and straight up comedy you can bet the music will always fit any mood, who can really pass on the literature girls theme song? Animation wise it wasn’t anything mind blowing or impressive, but the style fits the world of Nichibros quite well! Anyway I can’t wait to see what they do with this addictive series next maybe we will get a season two? I sure hope so.
See you next time!
Thank you readers and commenters, it was a really fun ride, but I need to give a shout out to my tag partners Miyu and Kyokai and anyone else that got to join in for this fun series! Thanks again for letting me tag along with you.