Roaches and more training this episode.
Best part of the first half. The second best had to do with “ruins”.
Mikan had some trouble cleaning her room. As she’s about to get to it one of ladies’ greatest foes appeared. Shamiko’s used to them because she could relate with their struggles for merely existing similar to demons in hiding from mahou shoujo. Mikan wanted them destroyed but insisted on giving them cute nicknames and only showed mercy to not upset Shamiko.
Suddenly Shamiko noticed something. It felt like Mikan was carrying many burdens on her shoulder such as moving out of her comfy home into a run down apartment per Momo’s request. Then there’s the transfer to Shamiko and Momo’s school. She worried Mikan may be consumed by darkness like Momo but they’d been friends for a long time so she’s used to outrageous requests. She was worried about Momo’s unstable qi though. They’d known each other for 10 years and never had she seen Momo go through anything like that.
Mikan noticed Shamiko envying her knowing Momo much longer than her and gave a cocky grin.
Mikan stressing over the aforementioned enemy of women affected Momo too who felt the wrath of her misfortune. Having said that the real reason she came to check was because Shamiko didn’t cook her morning rice. The pink one loves the succubus very very much. Momo couldn’t do anything against the enemy either due to a traumatic experience last season. Instead she drew anti-bug barriers and had Shamiko enhance them. Our heroine rightfully questioned why only she had to do it and Momo said it’s magic training.
Part two began with a lovely dance by hot mama as the family again cherished the simple things most people took for granted.
Once again Momo criticized Shamiko using the Whatchamacallit Rod for trivial reasons like a laundry pole but briefly lost her cool seeing her beloved enjoying her peach scented sheet. She put it to “better use” only to once again fluster Momo. Poor lovesick monotone cutie. Momo gathered Shamiko, Ryoko and Lilith to discuss why the W Rod mainly turned into “stick shaped” objects. She had her try to turn it into specific sticks like a 30 KM pole but Shamiko’s lack of knowledge, creative thinking and magic power weren’t enough to make it happen. They recalled her being stronger in the dreamscape so Lilith suggested entering her mind but knowing her Ancestor was a schemer she stuck with her own. Ryoko got to come along but Momo’s left out because as we’re reminded only relatives could enter a demon’s dreamscape without issue.
Lilith’s Sandbags of Loneliness.
Lilith had Shamiko practice her powers on thousands of sandbags manifested from her hardly getting screen time in several episodes.
She had a hard time at first swinging wildly taking out one sandbag at a time. Ryo suggested turning the W Rod into something stronger but again our heroine’s creativity was limited. HOWEVER, there was hope. Her love of Super Famicom JRPGs! Eureka!
We ended the episode with Ryo wanting to take a photo of Lilith, it being the first time she saw her sis’ “color/palette swap” but despite our favorite ancestor’s clever plan the picture didn’t turn out well.
Great stuff as always. Two episodes left and still no swimsuit segment. I am worried.