This episode of Bimyo was decent, I suppose.
How decent? Let’s check it out!
Go~!We start off with a mock news report on the state of Japan… but some drunk businessmen want to be on TV, and hilarity ensues… kind of. Eh, it was alright.
However, this episode shows why I like Itano. She’s awful at acting and she always laughs when she’s not supposed to. And when she says her lines, sometimes you know she really wants to laugh but the director probably gave up and thought “This is the best I’ll get out of her.” My favorite instance of this is in the Sakura Ki ni Narou drama, when some dude steals everyone’s panties and Itano has to throw something at him to make him stop. And when you see her throw it, she has this huge smile on her face because the whole thing is freakin’ ridiculous.
Perhaps it is that gentle smile that reminds me that everything in this world is fragile; even though we are performing an illusory scene, we can’t always escape our naivety, innocence and charm. Such a smile brings me back to those days of the purity of youth.
Or maybe I just like seeing people screw up.
I think it’s the latter.
The next scene features Akicha having no idea how burnt she is and eating burnt stuff. It was okay, not as funny as Sasshi’s skit in the last episode. It does get points for Ami’s WTF face and Oota demonstrating that her legs are 3/4th the size of her body.
Takamina lost her bag, so she goes to the police station to claim it, only to for Tanabe-cop to show all the embarrassing stuff to confirm it’s really hers. Fairly run-of-the-mill stuff. But surprisingly Takamina looks pretty here. I never thought of her as pretty or attractive (which is the reason why she’s one of my favorite members, ironically) so it was a pleasant surprise.
Mocchi shows how to give a dramatic conclusion to a live performance. It’s funny but it took way long to develop. Curiously it was a good demo of Iwasa’s and Kuramochi’s singing voice.
Harugon tries to turn herself in but is turned down when the Rabu-cop doesn’t recognize her. Unfortunately you kinda get the idea where it’s going when it starts, so it becomes a little drawn out. Bonus points to Oota for laughing in the middle of the skit.Our final ep features Yui becoming the new manager for Paruru. Maybe it’s because my Japanese still sucks but I didn’t think this was that great. Usually Yui’s great at humor (pretty crazy, considering how new she is) but I wasn’t feeling it. Also Paruru came out looking super bitchy with her tsukkomi as opposed to being funny.
I feel like in the last few episodes of this show there’s usually been one really good skit that I can watch over and over but this one didn’t have that. But hey, it actually did have a Yuko appearance. And Ucchi actually got some lines instead of sitting there looking mad all the time.