Dec 19, 2012

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Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun episode 12

There goes my hope for an awesome ending… Why does it have to be like this? It started out perfectly, yet it looks like the ending is going to be another one of those boring ‘a-kiss-at-the-end-and-not-much-else’ endings. Natsuyuki Rendezvous, another romantic anime with a great star and a poor ending, suddenly comes to mind…

[HorribleSubs] Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun - 12 [720p].mkv_snapshot_06.15_[2012.12.18_21.50.41]I had hoped that Haru and Shizuku would’ve made some progress during this episode. Shizuku realized during the last episode that she was “out of sync” with Haru. I expected her to work on that with him. Discuss any and all problems, find a solution and make out up. But no, it all came down to a silly promise and a lot of comedy.

I’m pretty sure it’s Haru’s personality that’s at fault here. He’s very straightforward, which is a good thing sometimes, but he doesn’t think before he acts. He could’ve made so much progress if he did that. It just proves once and for all that even smart guys can be stupid (I believe that you learn something similar to this in another show called ‘The Big Bang Theory’).

[HorribleSubs] Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun - 12 [720p].mkv_snapshot_11.40_[2012.12.18_21.51.08]Anyway, I fear that the ending may suffer because of this. It has been twelve weeks and next week’s episode will be the last, yet Haru is still being the same old brat, Shizuku still cares more about studying than anything else and Kenji is still trying his best to be noticed by Shizuku. This has been going on for the past few episodes now, just stop already. To think that those two had such a perfect opportunity during this episode (I’m referring to that New Year’s Eve festival).

Asako-chan was the only one that made any progress by (technically) confessing to Mitsuyoshi, a much older guy. It’s pretty bad when a supporting character makes a lot more progress during an episode than any of the main characters. Maybe that’s just me though? I just hope that the last episode won’t end with a mere kiss.

Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun episode 12 screencaps

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