Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu – 07
Me and Shouko and Kisaragi Grand Park – This week we get to see those theme park tickets Akihisa and Yuuji found in episode 5’s scavenger hunt put to use; it’s a Yuuji X Shouko centric episode!
The episode kicks off with Yuuji getting the shite scared out of him when he awakens to find Shouko in his bedroom – how did she get in and how did Yuuji not hear her searching through his drawers for hidden porn (which she then burns)!? 😆
Anyway Shouko has arrived to drag Yuuji off for her promised date and it turns out that Akihisa has given her the tickets he and Yuuji found during the scavenger hunt. Class F really never miss an opportunity to try to get Yuuji and Shouko together……either they really care about their friends, or they harbour some sort of secret grudge against Yuuji – its hard to tell really 😀
Upon arriving at the Park our couple is greeted by a pair of masked strangers!
Yuuji may be in Class F, but even he can see through these disguises to identify Akihisa and Hideyoshi. Undeterred the idiot duo plow on with their plan to get Yuuji and Shouko to do as many coupley things together as humanly possible – starting with a lovely picture to commemorate this wonderful date. Cue ninja photographer – the one and only Voyeur-kun! Yuuji quickly determines his identity by flipping Shouko’s skirt triggering Tsuchiya’s reflex reaction of hitting the floor for the best angle 😛
Class F’s special plans are somewhat interrupted by the arrival of a wannabe yakuza and his bimbo, who demand the same treatment Yuuji and Shouko are getting – Hideyoshi seems to take great pleasure in giving them a photo in exactly the same pose 🙂
Yuuji and Shouko are quickly herded along where they run into one of the Park’s mascots…..who seems to have pink hair sticking out of its head. Hmmm, wonder who this could be!? 😀 Yuuji once again demonstrates how well he knows his friends by telling Himeji that Akihisa is flirting with some girl. He and Shouko then move on, leaving Akihisa to deal with Himeji and Shimada’s combined wrath.
Outside the haunted house attraction, the Class F gang assemble and attempt to sell Yuuji into enslavement get Yuuji and Shouko officially hitched – fortunately Yuuji twigs that something is up before he signs on the dotted line – tis a pity Hideyoshi and co. are such terrible actors 😀
Once in the haunted house Yuuji discovers that Class F have tailored it to specifically scare the crap out of him – by playing a recording of him claiming to prefer Himeji over Shouko since she has bigger boobs……Shouko is less than pleased 😆
Once Yuuji escapes Shouko’s clutches he corner’s Hideyoshi to find out why his classmates seem to be attempting to get him killed! Hideyoshi replies that the best romances come out of harrowing situations (with scenes from Speed and Titanic appearing in the background to illustrate his point :P). Yuuji points out that being anywhere near Shouko is frightening enough without adding extra drama!
A free lunch is announced and although Shouko looks slightly upset, she and Yuuji head to the Park’s restaurant to eat……only to be locked in as soon as they finish eating. Class F have decided its time for the main attraction of this special event day – the Mock Wedding ceremony, although only after a (fixed) quiz!
Shouko looks really pretty in a wedding dress, even Yuuji’s barbed tongue is stayed when she confesses that it’s always been her dream to be his bride. Unfortunately the d’awww~ moment is ruined by Mr Wannabe Yakuza and bimbo heckling from the audience, causing Shouko to flee the stage.
Akihisa shows a surprising amount of backbone by confronting Mr Wannabe Yakuza, attempting to evict him and his bimbo from the Park; however is reminded that they need to find Shouko instead. Yuuji feigns disinterest and wanders off from the group. However he’s gone to confront Yakuza guy all by himself – violence solves everything folks!
In the end, Yuuji (looking a bit battered) finds Shouko and they have a lovely moment were he tells her that he won’t laugh at her dream, but thinks that her feelings for him are misplaced. Yuuji also tells her that her cooking is great (having brought her bag) and puts the bride’s veil back on her. This was a lovely little scene, Yuuji and Shouko do make a nice couple and they know each other really well (as demonstrated by the fact Yuuji knew just were to find her, and Shouko knew just where to find his hidden porn :lol:).
This was a nice episode, but wasnt big on laughs or Trap-service since it was entirely focused on Yuuji and Shouko’s relationship and Class F’s futile attempts to get them together. Hoping next week has more comedy.
On another note, they’ve changed the ED this week to one sang by the girls with corresponding animation.
I vastly prefer the boys ED – the song is just miles better and I liked the subtle BL theme going on in the animation! 😆 Do have to laugh at the inclusion of Hideyoshi and the principal in the girls ED though! Ah well I can now skip the ED in future I suppose.