So now we reach the thrilling conclusion of Ranran hitting a max range drive that is probably impossible for her to achieve from the very beginning!
We first start off by having her choose 3 golf balls with the faces of all the AKB48 members on it, so she can hit it with emotion and rage.They interviewed Shiichan, asking her who she thinks Ranran would choose. One of the things she said was that she probably wouldn’t be chosen because she’s helping her out and stuff.
After complaining about each member she hits the ball… but obviously it doesn’t really help you concentrate. The first two shots hook massively to the left, making Scott Norwood look like a straight kicker. The third shot was directed at Shimada Haruka, and it traveled a decent distance, making her think that she didn’t hate her that much.The coach is obviously thinking “wtf is this crap” and tells her to stay focused on the task.
We see Ranran’s wrist in a shade of red, indicating how difficult it is to drive 100 shots in 2 hours. Shiichan comes by to watch from the side instead of picking up the balls.
And then it starts.
Soft, sad piano music.
Ranran teeing off with all her might, but with a face of anguish as she realizes how difficult this task is and that her hopes are fading.
Tears flowing from Shiichan as she realizes how hard it is to do something like that and is legitimately impressed with how hard Ranran is trying in the face of failure.
She gets 243 yards, but is still 37 yards short of her goal. And man, with that piano music it’s hard to avoid tearing up.Of course, the video comes from the MC Ogi, and he’s like “Yup, I knew you couldn’t do it.” And you see Ranran with her face covered in tears saying “Please don’t say those things to me.” Oh man. I think my heart broke just a little that day.
That’s fine because he has a plan to cheer her up.
He makes Oya rap for her.
Then Suzuran jumps in.
Then…Even the instructor joins in, lol.
I know I was giving her crap for looking like she wasn’t really trying, but man, when you see stuff like this, she actually is. Maybe she just deals with stress by joking around. I know I do. That probably explains why I’m in such a good mood even though this headache has been bothering me for 2 days now.
I think recently Ranran was selected to appear on some golfing show and has plans to actually become a pro, so good for her. I’d like to see her do well in it. Her golfing talent is what initially made me a fan of hers, and I’d like to see her convert it into something useful.
The rest of the episode was about Shimada Haruka and Oba Mina taking some quiz. I didn’t watch it because I wasn’t really interested. Oba Mina dropped a lot in my ranking… not because of the scandal, but after seeing sweaty armpit marks in the episode of Nemousu where they did shadow puppets. Delinquency? Underage drinking and smoking? No problem! Sweaty armpits? Well, that’s just nasty.