Haganai NEXT Ep 9&10 – Kodaka

Episode 9 was pretty dull, so I decided to do a joint episodic with Episode 10 to make things more interesting.

We get a new redhead character which feels very familiar to a certain famous redheaded character from another show *ahem*Shana*ahem*.

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I can think of a J.C. Staff show that’s  popular

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Haganai NEXT Ep 5 – The Dive

I’ve talked a lot about the intros in the previous episodics, so I’ll skip right to the meat this time. Apparently, they didn’t wait another episode before dropping a content-heavy one on us.

Yozora puts Yukimura in a butler suit to try to reduce his  her cuteness, but it looks like Kodaka really couldn’t care less.

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They just like to cross-dress Yukimura

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Haganai NEXT Ep 3 – Service to Fans

Kobato and Maria

Moe Moe Moe

Finally, Episode 3 is here and the start is as hard-hitting as the previous two. Maria turns up at Kodaka’s doorstep, jumps onto him and declares she’s running away from home. Before you can say “What…?”, the Opening jumps up and-“BE MY FRIEND! Shiranai furi shidatte!”

Kobato

This time around, we get to see Kobato!

And not just that, it’s Kobato vs Marina in an Imouto-off.

At last, fans get some of the Kobato screen time that they hoped to get in Season 1. I know I’m happy to see it.

Whether it’s because I like the dialogue between Maria and Kobato or the lush quality of animation, I enjoyed watching the first 12 minutes immensely.

Unfortunately, it felt kind of like a one-off type of thing. The event could be referenced in the future, but I don’t think we’ll be seeing more of that kind of scenes in the season. Continue reading