Binbougami ga! episode 03
Oh god, the madness continues. I must say that this week’s episode was a bit more… serious. It didn’t focus as much on the strange relationship between Ichika and Momiji as one would expect of this anime. I for one liked it! Twenty minutes of pure slapstick comedy gets boring quickly.
I’m amazed, I really am. Binbougami Ga! raped both Lupin the third and Naruto within just the first five minutes. It makes Haiyore! Nyaruko-san seem ‘mild’ when it comes to parodies. Is that good or bad? Who knows? I laughed, and that’s all that matters. Though some (die-hard) fans might not like what they see during those first few minutes.
This episode focussed a bit more on Ichika’s luck. She has lots of it, plus she keeps absorbing other people’s fortune. Spending time with her classmate’s family opened her eyes to that. Ichika comes from a wealthy family and doesn’t know how it’s like to be poor, so she was kind of ‘derailed’ when she spent some with a poor family. She didn’t like all the misfortune she saw and made that very clear to that family.
It had gotten to a point where Ichika kept interfering with their lives. One could definitely see their fortune being drained from them, seeing as bad things kept happening to them. Hell, one of the children ended up in the sewers after he lost the card that Ichika bought him. Things became even worse when he ended up in the canal. The poor kid will probably need a psychiatrist.
Anyway, that’s when Ichika realized that there are consequences to her actions, and that her fortune-draining abilities are dangerous to others. Still, she jumped in the water in order to save that boy, which succeeded due to her absurd amount of good luck. It’ll be interesting to see what she will do from now on.