Best Bud’s Secret / Let’s Go on a Date!
Episode 3 of Tomo-chan is a Girl begins with Tomo questioning why Misuzu and Jun didn’t convey up their earlier relationship earlier than. Tomo confronts Misuzu on the rooftop about it. Misuzu explains they solely dated for 3 days and weren’t conscious of her emotions for him on the time.
Now that Tomo is aware of about her relationship with Jun, she explains what went down. Jun opened as much as Misuzu throughout his second yr of center faculty. Misuzu tells Jun it might be a enjoyable time however tells Tomo that her romance with Jun dwindled after a number of biking journeys. She was reaching her restrict bodily and mentally and needed to finish the connection. However, Jun beat her to it, leaving a everlasting scar on her life.
Misuzu reassures Tomo that she has no extra emotions for Jun and solely has hatred towards him. Tomo’s relieved by Misuzu’s phrases. Later, Misuzu confronts Jun about telling Tomo about their former relationship. She ponders if Jun dumped her as a result of he probably developed emotions for Tomo when after the occasion. Jun apologizes and says he’ll take full duty for his actions. Later, Jun and Tomo stroll house, and Tomo asks him if he has any emotions towards anybody proper now.
Jun makes it clear that he doesn’t have any emotions for anybody. The subsequent day, Misaki bumps into Tomo and Jun. Jun’s shocked that Misaki is a man, and when Misaki greets Jun, Jun chops him on the top. This angers Tomo, who retaliates by punching Jun within the face. Jun apologizes for his actions and correctly introduces himself. When Misaki tells him he likes collaborating in karate, Jun says they need to have a sparring session someday.
Jun and Tomo head to their lockers and talk about Tomo’s involvement with Misaki. She explains that some issues occurred, leading to her becoming a member of the boys’ karate membership. After class, Tomo tells Jun that she will’t stroll house with him right this moment as a result of she promised to spend time with Misuzu and Carol. Jun and Misaki wait at a bus cease collectively as Jun remembers Tomo telling him to work issues out. On the bus, Misaki asks Jun if he’s concerned about becoming a member of the boys’ membership, and Jun says no.
He says he can’t beat Tomo and doesn’t wish to lose. Jun admits he can solely defeat her at her dad’s dojo, however in a match, with a ruleset, he’d lose. Jun says he typically will get into fist-fights with Tomo, angering Misaki as a result of he believes he shouldn’t combat ladies. Jun admits Tomo likes taking fights critically and that if he can beat her contests of power, it’s attributable to his masculinity. In his thoughts, Jun begins warming as much as Jun since they each look as much as her.
During karate membership, Misaki tells Tomo Jun didn’t do something to him. Tomo admits she tried to introduce Jun to different males she knew, however they have been intimidated by his presence. Tomo tells Misaki she needs Jun would see her as a lady as an alternative of a man. Jun intervenes of their dialog and asks to hitch in, intimidating Misaki. The phase concludes with Misaki feeling frightened as Tomo believes they’ve develop into nice mates.
The subsequent set piece begins with Mifune and Ogawa discussing Tomo’s look behind her again. Misuzu and Tomo interrupt their dialog, startling them. They go away the diner, and Tomo questions Misuzu about why they’d do such a factor. Misuzu explains that it’s due to the best way Tomo’s dressed. Misuzu asks Tomo if she’s frolicked with Jun recently. Tomo admits they haven’t been hanging out as a lot as a result of she’s develop into weirdly self-aware.
When Tomo stops hanging out with Jun, Misuzu warns her he may discover another person if she stops hanging out with him. Misuzu suggests Tomo must be the one to ask him to do issues subsequent time. Misuzu states going buying collectively or collaborating in karaoke is a superb thought. During class, Tomo asks Jun if he’d prefer to exit someplace along with her through the break. Jun’s delighted by her provide and accepts. Tomo meets with Misuzu once more, and Misuzu tells her she should take it as a date.
Misuzu says they’ll be buying with Carol to get Tomo some garments for her date. At the store, Tomo’s confuzzled whereas Misuzu and Carol talk about what to get her for the occasion. Misuzu suggests getting Tomo some barely tomboyish clothes to stop Jun from fleeing the date. Afterward, Tomo thanks Carol and Misuzu for his or her assist. Misuzu asks Tomo to report on what occurs after her date with Jun. Tomo meets Jun for his or her date whereas sporting the garments Misuzu and Carol received her.
Jun’s not freezing up from her look. They attend a number of areas–from the batting middle to a bowling alley. Tomo realizes she’s messing up and asks Jun to accompany her to the karaoke room. Jun eggs Tomo on to sing, however she refuses. He admits that the issues she’d gotten him to take part in previously have been bonkers. Despite that, he at all times liked giving it a shot–because of her encouragement. Tomo chooses a kids’s tune and begins singing.
Jun whips out his telephone and begins recording her with out her realizing it. When she winds up, she notices Jun laughing and yells at him for it. At faculty, Tomo tells Misuzu she sang kids’s songs for 3 hours regardless of Jun not collaborating. Tomo admits that she’s embarrassed about the entire thing. Somewhere within the faculty, Jun wonders if he ought to delete the video. Misuzu and Carol ask to see the clip, however Tomo rushes them away.
Jun rewatches the clip and notices one thing totally different about Tomo. The episode concludes with Misuzu, Carol, and Tomo singing songs within the karaoke room.
The Episode Review
Episode 3 of Tomo-chan is a Girl had an excellent mix of comedy and wholesomeness. It was intriguing to be taught extra about Misuzu and Jun’s former relationship and see what led to the 2 slicing it off. The stress between Misaki and Jun was nice, although it might’ve been nice if Misaki had extra of a spine. While there are occasions when he reveals some resentment towards Jun’s phrases, he pulls again.
Likewise, it might’ve been nice if Tomo or Jun had important competitors for the opposite’s coronary heart. Tomo’s dialog with Jun and Misaki within the first phase semi-alludes to this occurring later. However, it might be nice if we noticed extra drama between Misaki and Jun to maintain us on our toes. The second half supplied of us with sufficient situational humor to maintain them .
At the identical time, I want issues would’ve felt extra pure relating to her inside choice to go to the karaoke room. The time they spend within the karaoke room evokes allure and delight. Singing in entrance of the one you’re keen on takes immense braveness. Although Tomo makes a idiot of herself by singing a kids’s tune, it helps her convey her level to Jun. It was a touching scene that works wonders for her based mostly on Jun’s response to the clip on the episode’s conclusion.
Overall, this was a enjoyable chapter of Tomo-chan is a Girl. Some issues felt rushed and weren’t as fleshed out as I’d appreciated. However, Tomo’s efforts at persuading Jun of her female enchantment proceed to please. Let’s hope the present can add some extra pure drama and obstacles in our protagonist’s method to make issues extra participating.