Jul 25, 2015

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Ore Monogatari!! episode 16

Okay, I finally found something that I dislike about Rinko-chan. It took me a while to find something on her, but I finally have. I’m surprised that it took me this long to be very honest. Normally I would’ve found at least have a dozen things by the time we reach the third episode.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 16 [720p].mkv_snapshot_05.59_[2015.07.24_23.39.57]They all decided to go out together and at one point they stopped to get something to eat. I believe it was soup or something like that. Rinko kept blowing and making a ‘just-listen-to-me-blowing-cutely’ sound. She doesn’t like her soup hot, but the way she blew was so incredibly annoying and noisy that it actually caught my attention right away.

I am also surprised that Takeo’s latest admirer tagged along on their little trip. Rinko played it cool and tried to bond with her. And yeah, she realized that she had no chance with Takeo, but I still think that it was a really weird move. I won’t even be surprised if she becomes a regular character now that she’s become friends with everyone.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 16 [720p].mkv_snapshot_19.41_[2015.07.24_23.40.14]Anyway, it’s been sixteen weeks and a lot has happened. Every week has been a wonderful adventure, no doubt about it, but I am still waiting for that one episode where Takeo gets to meet Rinko’s parents. I just can’t wait to see their reaction as that enormous guy wants through that door and introduces himself as their daughter’s boyfriend. Their reaction will be priceless and I simply need to know how they will deal with it. Besides, that might just be what they need to give their relationship a little boost. I mean, I don’t want to wait until the very last episode until they give each other a little kiss or something like that. Just make it happen already!

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Jul 17, 2015

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Ore Monogatari!! episode 15

Wow, I did not see this coming! I hate that I still have all these review posts to write and schedule, because I would’ve loved to type a huge Ore Monogatari post this week. Dammit all! I want more time in my days!

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 15 [720p].mkv_snapshot_17.39_[2015.07.17_00.03.00]It started out perfectly innocent; Takeo was preparing for one of his school events where he helps out the track team in a race. He meets a girl who’s not that good at running and she soon finds out that he is not the scary monster that he appears to be. He is kind, understanding and always ready to help you when you need him.

I never would’ve thought that Takeo would get himself another admirer. I thought Rinko was going to be it. This has become quite interesting. I’ll be looking forward to seeing how Rinko will fight for her man. Takeo may not be super handsome, but he sure is cool, strong, reliable and ever so kind. It was only a matter of time before other girls started to take notice.

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Jul 11, 2015

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Ore Monogatari!! episode 14

It’s a damn shame, but I’ll have to keep this post short. The new anime season has started and I have to write many more posts. I just don’t have the time to be writing big posts about Ore Monogatari even though the show definitely deserves it.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 14 [720p].mkv_snapshot_18.29_[2015.07.10_23.34.58]So Ai’s admirer decided to take matters into his own hands and help her out by being a little selfish. He wants her to get over Takeo by forcing her into a situation where she tells him about her feelings. I’m not going to say that he’s a good guy for helping her because he’s mainly doing it for himself. He just wants a shot at her.

I’m happy that Takeo’s current relationship is going so well. That character has a golden personality. That being said; I honestly wouldn’t mind seeing him end up with Ai-chan if things didn’t work out with Rinko-chan for some reason. Both of them are A-grade girls that genuinely like him. I’m fine with it either way.

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Jul 3, 2015

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Ore Monogatari!! episode 13

I am so happy that Ore Monogatari isn’t ending. I really forgot that there were twenty-four episodes instead of the usual twelve or thirteen. There’s no way that things can end anything soon. Many more things need to be explored.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 13 [720p].mkv_snapshot_04.32_[2015.07.02_23.52.49]I believe that this episode will lead to many new possibilities. We all know that Ai, Makoto’s older sister, has a real thing for Takeo because of the way he treated her ever since they met. Ai cannot let go of it. She keeps thinking about him and she keeps seeing him as boyfriend material. It’s fine if she wants to have a crush on Takeo, but it’s been so long that it’s more than just unhealthy, especially since Takeo could probably never see her as more than a sister. Maybe he could, I don’t know, but there’s simply no chance of anything happening now that he’s with Rinko.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 13 [720p].mkv_snapshot_12.57_[2015.07.02_23.53.00]But yeah, I’m happy that Ai made a friend in college. I’m also happy that he likes her and wants to fight for her. I’m even happier when he decided to show up in order to push Ai into confessing her feelings to Takeo. Now, I will agree when said that it’s really none of his business and that he should stay out of it, but I will also agree when said that he isn’t wrong and that Ai would probably start to move forward again after all this time. It’s really a tough spot. I doubt her relationship with Takeo would change though. I don’t think he would treat her any different than usual. We’ll see…

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Jun 26, 2015

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Ore Monogatari!! episode 12

Thank you! Thank you so much! I have been waiting for an episode like this for weeks now! Ah~ this episode was pure bliss. The best part was that I didn’t even see it coming. It came as a pleasant surprise, which is great.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 12 [720p].mkv_snapshot_04.49_[2015.06.25_23.35.24]I mean, this episode started out with Takeo’s constant domination in sports. His physique allows him to do incredible things, especially when you compare him to other guys his age. He just dominates at almost everything he does. He even got scouted when he went ice-skating. But hey, Takeo’s straight, so there’s no way in hell that he’d ever become a professional ice-skater. Can you honestly see that gorilla on the ice doing pirouettes with some chick? Come on… That guy belongs in a ring or a field. Basically; somewhere where he can destroy other people.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 12 [720p].mkv_snapshot_11.52_[2015.06.25_23.35.38]But I digress. The guy needs to start studying if he wants to go to the same college as his girlfriend. She wants to go to the same school as him and vice versa. They currently go to different schools, both they are both working hard to change that. This was basically one big set-up for what came next, for which I am still truly grateful.

So yeah, that whole study thing was one big setup to get Rinko to visit Takeo’s home. She came to study and the way Takeo’s parents reacted was priceless. They wouldn’t leave her alone. His mother cleaned the entire house and bought all new stuff and his father just kept asking question after question. It was hilarious. I can’t wait to see how Rinko’s parents will react. Probably not as positive.

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Jun 19, 2015

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Ore Monogatari!! episode 11

Okay, we had the drama episode, the famous karaoke episode, the mystery episode and this week we got the swimsuit episode. All that’s left is the equally clichéd hot springs episode, right? I just have to accept that my long-awaited episode probably won’t come.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 11 [720p].mkv_snapshot_03.32_[2015.06.18_22.53.23]The one episode where Takeo and Rinko introduce themselves to each other’s parents. I believe that they have reached that point in their “relationship” that they can let their parents know about it. I just have to know how Rinko’s parents will react as her boyfriend stands before them. I’ve thought about that ever since the second episode aired and I’ve been anxiously hoping for it to air, but now that we’ve pretty much reached this point I’m going to have to start accepting the fact that such an episode might not air at all. At least not during this season.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 11 [720p].mkv_snapshot_13.01_[2015.06.18_22.53.59]Anyway, like I said; they all went to the beach. Takeo brought his closest friends, including his best friend, and Rinko brought some of hers so that they could all have a good time together on the beach. I thought that this would open a whole new door and push their relationship to a whole new level, but I guess I kind of overrated the situation.

I feel like I must also accept that, at least during this season, their relationship will remain “pure” and “innocent”. I doubt there’s even going to be a kiss. They like each other so much, yet they both become quite awkward when it comes to physical contact. They just don’t know what the other wants, which can be problematic. But this is nice too… Innocent romance…

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Jun 12, 2015

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Ore Monogatari!! episode 10

Was this a great episode? I mean, I kind of saw it coming, I’m sure anyone did, but I feel as though we are one big step closer to seeing those two love birds introduce themselves to each other’s parents. I can’t wait to see that happen.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 10 [720p].mkv_snapshot_02.29_[2015.06.11_23.43.08]Here’s how I think it’ll go: Rinko’s parents are easy. They will be shocked when they lay eyes on the monstrous giant that just walked up to them. They won’t believe that their precious, pure little girl has gotten involved with a guy like that. They’ll probably even try to talk Rinko out of it. That’ll be interesting. And Takeo introducing Rinko to her parents will be a little less predictable. Those two are hard to read. They’ll probably react surprised to find out that their son managed to land such a beautiful girl. Maybe even fire off a few uncomfortable questions.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 10 [720p].mkv_snapshot_19.41_[2015.06.11_23.43.52]Anyway, this episode wasn’t that bad. Takeo took his girl to go camping in order to make up for last week’s unfortunate twist. Things often don’t go as planned so it didn’t surprise me when both of them fell off of a cliff. Normal people would’ve exploded when they hit the ground, but since Rinko was with the Japanese version of the Hulk…

I also really liked those scenes where Rinko’s girlfriends thought that she had lost her virginity. Those misunderstandings were so hilarious that it was hard to stop laughing. I thought for sure that the word “slut” would’ve popped up at least once or twice, but no… They seemed cool with the idea that Rinko had given her first to Takeo. That’s good to know. Better luck next time, Takeo…

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Jun 5, 2015

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Ore Monogatari!! episode 09

Yes, it was a good episode, but things did not go as well as I had expected and there was at least one thing that really disappointed me. To think that I had most of the characters figured out… I guess I was wrong in the end.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 09 [720p].mkv_snapshot_05.27_[2015.06.04_23.22.27]I’ll tackle my disappointment first; Takeo… What the hell is wrong with that guy? From the very beginning he’s been this rare type of character, you know? He’s like an angel trapped inside an ogre’s body. He puts others before himself all the time. He usually has no trouble making the right decision, even though social protocol is not his greatest quality. That is why I was sure that he would reschedule with his girlfriend so that he could be there for his best friend in his time of need. His dad was undergoing major surgery and Takeo spent the first few hours with his girlfriend… I was kind of disappointed by that decision.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 09 [720p].mkv_snapshot_15.25_[2015.06.04_23.22.44]Fine. He put most of his date on hold to return to the hospital, but I was certain that he would be there from the start. He’s a good guy that’s always there for his friends. Besides, Rinko is a nice girl and she understood that Takeo had to go. She even decided to support both of them at the hospital. She’s a good girl.

Quite the episode. A little disappointing, sure, but I still believe there was quite a lot of progress. I hope that Takeo and Rinko’s relationship will move to a new level next week. They both deserve that. And yes, I have to say it at least one more time; I’m still waiting for that one episode where the two of them introduce one another to their parents.

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