Are guys ready for some pizza?
Stop being dishonest to yourself, Satoru.
Undisputed mum of the year.
Yep. Kayo's great too, in fact all of the girls are lovely.
Imagine all the stories she had to tell her mother after the birthday party.
I bet she's looking forward to seeing Fujinuma and giving his present tomorrow, right.
>I'll see you tomorrow, anon. That's a promise.
I got a hunch, but I didn't want to believe that.
I wanted to believe in sensei too. It was mostly because I started the anime before I read the manga. The anime makes the teacher extra creepy.
tfw you realize that when Sensei helped out Kayo and Satoru when the lunch money went missing, he wasn't thinking about being nice to a little abused girl, but thinking about when he would murder her, and perhaps entertaining the possibility of Misato as his next target
Do you remember on the first rerun, that scene where ke'nya is talking with sensei? I wonder if that was explained at all, I can't remember.
Also if you ready again knowing who sensei is, it's just too creepy, now helping Kayo on purpose, all that candy on his car.
and then she was beaten, stripped naked, brutally raped, then finally had water tossed on her so she would freeze to death in the shed. She was probably filled with regret that she couldn't get Satoru his present as she died.
He was getting sensei to distract Kayo and Satoru for birthday party stuff I'm pretty sure. And the candy in the car is when I was sure it was sensei actually. He seemed caught off guard and his excuse was full bullshit. Still hit just as hard when they actually revealed it.
In actuality a girl that attractive, cute and upbeat wouldn't even think about dating a passionless loser who works a minimum wage job at almost 30 and has no friends. Talk about setting the bar low and yet week after week we have anons thinking the mc has a shot with a her. The mc is the typical anon in anime form and we know through surveys they don't get laid.
The biggest hint is that there's really no other character that could've done it.
All the kids are out of the question.
Kayo's mom stops being a suspect midway through.
Satour's mom is completely out of the question because episode 1.
Yuuki is out of the question because the whole point of his character is being a scapegoat.
>This show is so boring.
You can't be serious
thief? dad? Though like Satoru points out, it had to be someone Kayo knew and trusted, someone she would follow out of the shed obediently. That's why it had to be sensei.
Is everything that involves anything unrealistic wish fulfillment to you? And besides
it's most likely not going to end all that well for Satoru. One of the main themes of the manga is helping others even if it costs you. The time travel angle just makes it more interesting
That was pretty crafty on the author's part, I have to say. By making it just a little bit too obvious, it actually points readers away from suspecting him. That he seems like a red herring is the real red herring.
It's not about being cucked, it was about giving Kayo a chance at a happy life. When he saw her with the baby he cried tears of joy, he was so happy to see it. They were 11 and had been close for like 3 months before he went into a 15 year coma. She knew he saved her from her mom but she didn't know he saved her from dying.
Besides I'd rather he end up with Airi anyway, though who knows if that will happen.
Can't wait for him to get
blown the fuck out by Airi.
What's her dream?
I'm just wonder how that plays out though. Airi said she wasn't going to attend uni and she left her hometown to come to Tokyo.
Ch.43 is out...it's fucking lame. Basically, sensei arc is officially end, MC save sensei and free him from his "brother"...no more twist, no more revival.
And how the author portray the showdown was anti-climatic as fuck. All in all, a decent chapter.
Next chapter is final, I'm expecting a cliche, MC met Pizza again, the end. And, MC hold Pizza as the most important person to him was really shit, what about your mother you goddamn assholes.
I didn't expect the killer to be a character who was already introduced.
Besides the fact that the killer would be someone Kayo would follow obediently (which I didn't notice until the manga pointed it out), the story would make just as much sense if the killer was not yet introduced.
In other words, out of curiosity, what made you think the killer was already introduced before he was revealed?
The fuck are you saying mate? I see no fat NEET being reborn and drowning in pussies. He is not the best, his friend and the culprit outsmarts him several times, and he fails. Look up a dictionary you little faggot.
Not him, but this is basic mystery rule:
1.The criminal must be someone mentioned in the early part of the story, but must not be anyone whose thoughts the reader has been allowed to follow.
It's not otaku wish fulfillment that everything has to be perfect, he's talking about. It's the time travel to fix your shit that is wish fulfillment and his love interest(Pizza,Loli) is wish fulfillment as all hell.
This story is basically, the author self-insert with wish fulfillment element everywhere but it's a fun ride, alright.
By that logic, by being hungry and your mom make´s you a bowl of noodles that is wish fulfillment? You have to insert common sense on the meaning of wish fulfillment, or anything related to having your desire granted falls under that category.
He doesn´t wish to have that power, it was granted to him. Loli is his friend, so is Pizza girl, read the manga.
I read the manga and there's a wish fulfillment element there. As I said, the story is all about the author self-insert with wish fulfillment here and there, the best example of that is Pizza.
And it has a wish fulfillment element in it does not mean that it's bad, you took it as if the show has wish fulfillment=instant shit which is kinda wired way of thinking.
Btw, claiming Loli and Pizza as only just his friend is bullshit especially Pizza.
When she visits Satoru in hospital after his car accident.
She mentions wanting to make money.
So wish-fulfillment for a married man and father means to travel back into the past, have unresolved sexual tension with an 11 year old, nearly get killed, go in a coma for 15 years and then maybe score with some high school girl.
Yeah, that makes sense.
Phrases takes new meaning all the time. And today wish fulfillment equals pretty low-tier story telling champ. And how does one write something without having yourself drip onto the work? You got to learn how to use your words.
Airi have some good reason to be friend with the MC, he risked his life to save a child, she saw that. They talk and became friends. The reason she believes him later on is quite convincing. MC states that Kayo is his friend, she states the same. MC is fond of Airi, but doesn´t look like he have any romantic feelings.
You seem to be hung up on the fact that a relationship bewteen a guy and a girl must be only romantic. Which is quite common with people that haven´t interacted with others all that much.
dont be a dumb nigga. wanting to do something and being able to do it doesnt mean wishfufillment. nothing is handing to satarou, he only suffers, and going by the manga, he ends up with nobody.
You will never make a jaded as fuck girl go doki doki.
>I know this is wrong. I am such an honest guy, and straight shooter… but I have to know more about you, are you the kind of girl that likes secret contact with an older married elected teacher… the riskier the better? I’m your sensei. I have the 4,200,000 yen house. I have the 6-figure career. You may be the tall, young, hot nymph, but I am the prize!
What did he mean by this?
Well that was a bit anticlimactic but I guess it was a proper ending to the issue, that's to say, a shit ending for a shit arc.
Here's hoping the anime takes an original route after Aya is saved because everything after the big reveal was horrible.
It doesn't even matter if his efforts paid off and he managed to get a good ending, it was just plain bad, everything after the murderer's revelation was plain bad. Hell, the entirety of volume 7 is practically filler.
Not him but it went straight up shit after Loli arc end and moved to his trap friend and Aya, it's repetitive and boring. The culprit revealation end up as boring as well even Airi 'farewell' is stupidly cringe and overly long.
After Kayo transferred out it only takes like three chapters for Satoru to save the other two kids. Let's not forget that Hiromi's death was supposedly his biggest regret yet the only thing we're shown of what Satoru does to save him is two panels of him walking Hiromi home (with Satoru being too loud and making Hiromi feel embarrassed). Then Aya is saved in a very quick and lame way, simply by falling in love with Satoru's friend.
The big reveal and coma happen. There's a shitty backstory for the murderer and a completely mute chapter. The coma was a really shitty plot device in the first place, probably because the author was told about the anime and live action adaptations by then and had to come up with something to stretch out the story. The next volume, volume 7, practically confirms this and hardly anything happens other than the introduction of cancer loli, Satoru recovering his memories and "giving up" on Airi. Chapters full of nothing.
The plot, luckily, started to move again in the last few chapters. Satoru found and confronted the murderer and the latest chapter happens. Like I already said, the ending fits with what the manga offered in the last chapters so it could have been way worse.
This, the entire volume 7 was unnecessary, the giving up on Airi is maybe the only necessary chapter because she's one of the main after all, it would be pointless if the author gonna make him met Airi again in the last chapter though.
Nobody cared about the trap, so him getting saved with a couple panels was good enough. The other girl got targeted because she hung out alone. Makes sense that the solution was having her be with someone.
Backstory was good enough to buy why the bad guy did what he did. He was a little fucked up already, but his brother forcing him to help him lure school kids so that the brother can rape and beat them, then after frame him, pushed him over the edge.
Coma was good. Showed us how much his mother loved him, and in this future, his friends still care about him. Also Kayo is the living proof that he protected that smile.
To add in, the result of the coma was what showed us that the bad guy just simply outsmarted Satorou.
Cancer loli is great.
Guy is most happy when others he cares about is happy. He´s a good guy.
Got to be honest, you seem super mad that the Kayo arc didn´t end like you wanted it to.
How about you tell us how the mangaka should have done it.
>Nobody cared about the trap
I think MC care about him, mate.
>To add in, the result of the coma was what showed us that the bad guy just simply outsmarted Satorou.
More like it show how retard MC really is, lol. MC was basically a hack with his info about the culprit and his revival power.
>Cancer loli is great.
>Guy is most happy when others he cares about is happy. He´s a good guy.
Well, he's an ally of justice, of course, dude's a good guy.
>Got to be honest, you seem super mad that the Kayo arc didn´t end like you wanted it to.
Dunno, I'm not that anon but I also think the latter half of the manga is plain boring. It has nothing to do with Pizza and Loli though. Actually, those 2 girls arc are the best part of this manga.
How about you tell us how the mangaka should have done it.
LAMO, you want him to write a fanfic? I for one don't want anyone in /a/ to write it nor that I want to read one.
>Nobody cared about the trap, so him getting saved with a couple panels was good enough
That's not what Satoru said in the first few chapters of the series, got to remind you that again. Him saying that and focusing on Kayo so much at the point of almost forgetting Hiromi's existence was not cool at all.
>The other girl got targeted because she hung out alone. Makes sense that the solution was having her be with someone.
Yeah except that the only thing they did was approaching her while Satoru spent about fifteen chapters trying to save Kayo.
The disproportion for both Hiromi and Aya is huge.
I didn't buy the murderer's backstory, it didn't seem fucked up enough to justify a whole life of killing kids.
No, coma wasn't good at all. It wasn't necessary to show us how much his mother and friends cared about him. The fact all of them followed Satoru with whatever he came up with to save the kids is proof enough.
The coma could have been replaced with a simple timeskip but the author needed him to get fucked by the murderer and lose his memories, probably to buy himself more time (which explains why volume 7 was uneventful).
I don't care about Kayo, if I had to ship Satoru with someone that'd be Airi but I don't honestly care.
If he was told to stretch out the story for the adaptations then nothing could have been done about it, it's a shame really.
You don't justify a life of killing children anon.
Child murderers are the worst of the worst, second only to child molesters/rapists. The murderer was shown as being evil for the thrill of it because no backstory could possibly "justify" becoming a child murderer
Which is funny since he try so hard to tell the reader that Airi was the most important person to him even more so than his mom, if he want to push her that much then he has to gave her more time and not focusing on an unimportant character like Kayo.
This whole manga is literally butterfly effect the manga but the author improve many thing.
Mine as well, it's really hard to relate to his feeling toward her while she's so irrelevant.
I could live with that but this show is waifu bait so he will end up with someone. I am happy is he solves all his mental problems and ends up a happy and successful manga artist.
>Which is funny since he try so hard to tell the reader that Airi was the most important person to MC even more so than his mom
This is shittiest part about the latter half of the story and make MC looks like a huge faggot.
>Divorced over a candy bar
Don't call the police after I punched you in the face for sheltering a suspect in a murder case.
I kind of scratched my head at that part.
The marriage must have been all sorts of fucked up to use a chocolate bar as an excuse to divorce.
Airi a cute.
Get on, nigga, we're going pizza delivering.
What the fuck man? The writing wasn't that bad, until this episode.
Unreliable narrator. From her point of view, that's what she saw unfold as a child, but in reality it was probably much more complicated then that, with his suspension and general drama being more of a factor than a simple candy bar.
>Fails to save mom
>Fails to save qt
>Now Airi is eating shit
You can't save everyone.
But atleast save one person holy shit dude.
He's gonna save everyone in one swoop, we've seen this before. Have faith.
Everyone dies, there's no one that can be saved from the grasp of Death. His entire efforts are wasted in the grand scheme of things.
I mean, he's only operating within a period of decades, and helping a few select people he knows or otherwise has seen in person. So what about the countless millions of other people he has failed to help in any way whatsoever? Furthermore, his efforts are all centered around his illogical human conciseness, bias, that somehow one form of suffering ("normal" life) is better off than another (premature death). Who is Satoru really helping in his selfishness if not himself?
>shoulders wider than hips
Fucking DROPPED. Reeks of pizza probably, too, like a fat roommate.
>He cant tell characters apart by their names
Yes, Reddit, a couple threads ago.
This is not okay.
Why is she so pretty
Why does she say things that are similar to what Hinazuki says? Like in the hospital too.
DId anyone else feel like this episode's budget was significantly lower than the other ones?
>Dude steals a candy bar from a small locally owned shop despite knowing the owner personally
>Instead of apologizing he makes a big fucking deal out of it and pretends it isn't obvious he stole it (don't the nips have fucking receipts anyway?)
>Getting the police involved for a shoplifting violation of an item that probably cost $1
>This heinous crime ends up leading to a divorce
>MC remains on the run from police despite not having any pressing matters to take care of in the present, and despite the fact that he'd be cleared of suspicion in a matter of hours after it is established he had both no motive and a clear alibi for the murder
>Instead of encouraging him to turn himself in a 17 year old girl harbours a fugitive in her home, thus becoming a suspect for accomplice to murder
>MC then encourages the girl to incriminate him further by claiming he forced her to harbour him
I didn't really like this episode.
Oh ya sure, the police will clear him of suspicion since he had blood in his hands, the body was found in his apartment, he was the only one there at the scene of the crime and he ran away from the cops when wanted to ask him some questions.
>Ran away from the cops
not going to argue that doing this wasn't also retarded on his part, because it was
>Blood on his hands
Sure, but he didn't touch the murder weapon, which means he's got a pretty clear way out for that
He also has coworkers that could testify when he left work, it wouldn't be hard for any competent detective to determine that there wouldn't be enough time for him to get home from work and kill his mom in that timeframe
All this being said, I know japan relies on a "guilty until proven innocent" legal system and if he was simply cleared of suspicion we wouldn't have any drama in the present story.
It's still retarded though
>MC knows a guy
>he's shy and generally has trouble speaking to people but he's a good guy
>all of a sudden he gets accused wrongly of murder and gets executed
>MC KNOWS he's innocent
>"I know, I should just surrender to the police and explain everything!"
Come on anon.
The character profile of the mc is an underachiever who doesn't have many friends and is quiet. Police could just chalk it up as a person frustrated with their life and acted on their rage.
>coworkers that could testify when he left work
You mean the same manager who wanted to rat him out? The testimony of the teenager is iffy since they could just spin it that she has fallen for him or say he manipulated her, Besides the prosecution wants justice and he was the only person at that time with blood on his hands and ran away. They could say "why would an innocent man run if he had nothing to hide".
It makes perfect sense.
>All that bullshit just for a chocolate
>He thinks a 10yo can see the whole truth when its right in front of them
The only possible theory a person with a respected job as her dad had chocolate in his pocket was that he bought it before and didn't eat it. He was then accused of a crime he didn't commit and vehemently refused to apologize. This was the catalyst for him to quit his job and that led to problems at home leading to a divorce.
Strong conviction is one thing but being realistic is another. He should have apologized and swallowed his pride.
This shit came so out of the left field for a high-quality show like this, I couldn't help but laugh. I mean seriously, what?
He ran away because he was scared, that's completely understandable, and now that he had time to reflect how the initial events actually transpired it makes sense he wants to connect the dots personally.
Real deal. Especially in Japan and small towns. I was fined for parked bicycle wrong in Japan. Police said "daijobu" "no proberemu" in your face and same time fuck you behind your back.
I find the idea that a regular bubbly high school girl doing all of this to be crazy. She barely talked to the guy at work and is clearly an antisocial guy. Yet one conversation with the guy led to her all of a sudden giving a shit?
It is the equivalent of a coworker of yours you see only at work and only talk at work. You don't want to get to know them or about their problems. Yet little miss sunshine over here is visiting him in the hospital, eating his food at his place, meeting his mom and even protecting him from the cops. This show is over the fucking top.
I'm in love
>guy apparently saves a kid from getting smashed by deadly japanese truck
>goes into a brief coma
>she already wanted his dick before, now she has waterfall in there
The whole "don't eat the pizza" was so in your face in the first episode I imagine most people would get it.
She could carry the show and even if I find her antics to be ridiculous, I can stomach it better than the mc who has the personality of a brick.
Not to this extent it doesn't. If I found my coworker was accused of a crime, I wouldn't step in and defend him. She honestly acts like a typical shonen character and that really bugs me for some reason.
Her angry face is cuter.
> Notice smoke coming out of her door
> Thinks it is a good idea to open door
> Doesn't take a deep breath before opening the door
> Inhales smoke and collapses like a retard
> Windows explode
This show really makes you roll your eyes with how stupid some of the characters act.
>"I think we should split up!"
>Time to go walk around in the forest without telling anybody!
>That shambling, moaning guy with half of his neck torn off looks kind of under the weather, I should ask if he's feeling okay
Once you've seen one, you've seen them all.
The whole episode was awful. She would have smelled the smoke much earlier.
Fuck you, I've had a fire in my previous house and I noticed before it got out of hand. I handled it like any sensible person would and didn't even bother calling fire department.
She blatantly gives away that she is protecting Satoru by taking away the pizza, and the killer spotted her.
She opens the door when there was smoke coming from outside.
She shelters a coworker she barely knew and gets her house set on fire as a result due to her convictions.
Likable? yes. Idealistic? fuck no. You can still tell she's in high school and not the brightest girl.
Does she have brain problems?
She's kind and everything but there's a windows to get out from that it not that high.
This is fucking wierd but Airi really gave me a feeling of innocent daughter vibe...she just act like a fucking innocent child and dat short note to MC with "Airi" those "Airi" that, fucking cute.
How the hell can MC think of her as a love interest? That's a fucking crime.
You faggots deserve this for posting this shit.
WAKE ME UP
She's not doing it FOR THE MC. She's doing it because she wants to believe in people that want to be believed. Did you entirely miss her conversation with Satoru?
Is this seriously an alien feeling to you?
>Waifu divorces him for stealing a chocolate bar
What the fuck Japan
No she doesn't. She was badly burned with her father leaving her and that led her to instil trust in people. She sees how broken the mc is and is willing to lend him a hand.
She isn't there unconditionally for the mc but doing it for herself. She even had a fucking conversation with the guy saying this shit.
How is she a perfect waifu when she is as dumb as a bag bricks, lacks tact, is too idealistic and is easily swayed. She is everything you expect as a teenager and isn't even decent.
Why is this show so good compared to all the other trash this season?
WAKE ME UP INSIDE
He was accusing him of being a thief and a liar, which would ruin his reputation and cause him to lose face. Of course he would defend himself if he was being falsely accused.
He divorced his wife, and left town -- because of a chocolate bar?
Yeah I guess I should have asked, why is everything else trash this season? I miss the last one, which is disturbing.
I give this show visuals, sound, animation but that is where it stops. Too much irrationality in the characters, time jump is lazy writing, characters being bland, predictable mystery and slow pacing.
Good show but it isn't the best by a long shot this season.
>people in this thread focusing on the chocolate bar rather than the fact that the father was falsely accused of petty theft
Candy is serious business.
Remember that one candy you stole when you were a kid?
The cops know where you are, you're going to jail, thieving scum.
>not smelling the smoke way before the fire got out of hand
>fainting instantly upon inhaling a little smoke
>backdraft from opening door of a tiny room with closed windows
i think the author literally googled fire hazards and copied whatever he found on the first link
>Dude, she went too extreme with her shit and it's still unrealistic.
Yes, and you completely forget the MC also went to the extreme and saved a kid and got in the hospital because of it.
Or how extreme it was that a chocolate bar would end a family's marriage.
Maybe to you it's extreme, but I don't see it that way.
>Steal chocolate bar
>MC also went to the extreme and saved a kid and got in the hospital because of it.
Uh, not that guy but there's a reason he has to do that otherwise it's a loop.
>how extreme it was that a chocolate bar would end a family's marriage.
This one really make me laugh.