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Kuzu no Honkai EP 03-06

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omfg

Look at them caps! Just, just look at them!!? This is the best ever drama from japan, right? This has to be one of the best Lesbian dramas out there, right? I mean, just you look at them! Look at that intimacy! Look at the happiness and love in their faces! Just..Just look!

Definitely, the best drama of the year, even if it is only March, right? Right guys?

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WROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG!

There is only one gif I can find that will fully show my feelings throughout these episodes, especially ep 03…

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Now, before you panic, I will just say that almost everyone else will love these episodes, especially those who think that physical intimacy is all there is to yuri. To others, not having subs and thus not understanding what is being said should also help you and make you simply adore this show so far.

As for me and those in my camp, I only wish I was deaf or totally lost when it comes to Japanese because without sound and thus without me understanding what was being said, I would have put this show right towards the top of my short list of favourite dramas.

But alas, I had no such luxury and thus watching eps 03-06 was one roller-coaster of maddening emotions! Like, I do not even know where to begin. So I will just take it one at a time, beginning from exactly where ep02 left us and this view I had during my first post on this series where I said…

I was expecting Sanae to go full crazy lesbian and decide to pull a Chikane…
Thankfully that did not happen and the caps I saw did not happen either! So, the verdict now is that this is actually looking pretty good!

I spoke too soon…

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It would be crazy if they ended up sleeping togethe-OH SNAP!
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Interesting triangle we got going on there
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Time to explain myself! Not to get me wrong, the ‘yuri’ sex was awesome! I would add this series to my full list because of it and the kissing because no matter what the status is, two girls kissing and having sex cannot be thought of otherwise! Sanae too can be considered a Lesbian, I think!

I do love the yuri on it’s own but when you add in the other matters, matters of the less physical side of relationships that dominate my taste in yuri and this series is just another in those that were made to make the community go bananas! I think I was right onto something when I compared this to Last Friends! This show is just as infuriating as that was!

Let’s begin with Sanae, our once promising Lesbian! Going back to the lines I quoted a bit up before the jump, I was really surprised with this sane lesbian we seemingly got in such a sketchy series as this from the first two episodes. In retrospect I should have actually expected this! No sane lesbian stalks their love like she was doing. That is a very bad sign, a sign I totally ignored and because of that came right back and bit me right in the exterior!

Seriously, literally minutes in as we continue on from where we left off after Sanae’s confession, she is still waiting for an answer as to why Hanabi is with the Dude when she obviously doesn’t love him (yet, you mean Sanae, yet!). That conversation is the start of everything going downhill for me! What happened? Well, Hanabi gives Sanae the answer she was looking for. She is with the Dude because she has someone that she loves that will never love her back!

Hanabi actually told the truth which surprised me and actually made me like her even more. You would think that Sanae, being all in love with Hanabi as she claims to be, she would understand Hanabi’s feelings and maybe layoff a bit. You would think that having forced herself on Hanabi she would have the conscience to feel guilty and let that thread die. You would think she would comfort Hanabi and then let them have a relaxing sleepover, their first sleepover and first time ever that Hanabi had brought a girl to her home. Sanae is already lucky. She has points with Hanabi. You would think she would choose to fight another day.

But nooooooooo!

What happens is what I had been dreading! Sanae turns into a Beast! She goes, as the internet puts it, full retard! All she cares about even after all this is herself and her feelings! Not even thinking of Hanabi’s position in all of this, the fact that Hanabi had never even entertained the thought of a romantic connection between them let alone an inkling that Sanae might have had more than friends feelings towards her, not thinking of this at all, Sanae instead bawls at Hanabi asking why not her then! Why doesn’t Hanabi love her instead!

My brain blew a fuse and shut down right then and there!

Not even three minutes into the episode and  I am seeing stars due to the sheer fury brought out in me! Why?! Why did you have to do this?! I should have known, really, from the fact that the Dude was such a chill guy and even though he never quite made Hanabi smile as much as Sanae did in the first two episodes, looking back he was actually quite good for her. He never hurt her in any way. His goodness for Hanabi gets even clearer as the episodes go on and thus putting more fuel on my semi-theory of where the series in going to end up.

Mean while our Lesbian Sanae is…God, I don’t even want to think of it any-more! And so you can imagine starting off the episodes like this affecting me during the rest of the episodes! Once that happened I started seeing flaws everywhere in regards to Sanabi (Sanae x Hanabi). Some things did not even have anything to do with the actual story, or do they?

For example like the fact that Sanae and Hanabi’s kisses are very different from the ones Hanabi shares with the Dude! Sanabi’s kisses are the typical drama kisses, you know, the ones where they touch lips and call it a day? Yeah, those are the types of kisses Sanabi share, even in the midst of sexing on a wall in public toilet (Hotness, okay?). Meanwhile the kisses with the Dude are the kisses you know to expect in such an extreme show like this (that I still surprised an Idol lie Miyu is acting in, like how?!!!).

This was probably the case in the first two episodes too but I did not notice it then. It wasn’t until my heart shut off that I started seeing the flaws! There was Gold, pure Gold I tell you all, in these latest episodes but to me, it might as well just have been some silver metal.

What’s even worst in the Sanae situation is the fact that they were not friends for a long time as I had imagined. In fact it is even hard to tell if they were that close! We finally got a flashback to their meeting, which did not happen far back enough for them to be Best Pals. Everything was like like normal, weird quiet girl gets saved but cool looking girl. She can’t help falling for cool-looking girl. Totally forgets that it is not cool-looking girl’s fault that she has feelings for her. Commences to project those feelings onto cool-looking girl.

Hanabi saves Sanae from a train molester, an incident that gives her the men-phobia that is the makings of a crazy lesbian. That’s right, Sanae has men-phobia! They frikkin went there! guess who is most likely to help cure her of that? Guess who dearest Readers!!!

BTW, had to spoil myself a bit with the anime after being so furious with the drama and so I went to some blogs and viewed the caps. I got even madder!

I have never before been so conflicted watching anything!

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The visuals as I said are simply magnificent! Sanabi have so far kissed more than any other couple on a TV show! They have already had sex multiple times, even perhaps more than what was actually shown. This is simply out of this world! I haven’t seen a series go this far before. This should be fantastic series.

So why the fuck is it not?!

Sorry dear Readers, I promised to return to my old self but with shows like this, I just…it is just too hard! I thought of actually lying to myself and to you and make this a very positive post but that is an even worse sin I think! So what else went wrong then! Everything you see after all is simply awesome. Why isn’t my post smelling of roses?

Problem no.2, story/dialogue/plot/etc…

You know when someone gives you something but they just won’t let you enjoy it? This is such series! My brain was seriously ready to blow! One moment Hanabi is all ready to put a stop to things saying that she can’t do it because Sanae is her friend. The next moment she is all like, because I love you Sanae! At another point Sanae is all like, it is okay if you don’t love me. You don’t have to do anything. Don’t think of anything. Just let me love, you. Let me make you feel good. The next moment she is all jealous, showing off in front of the Dude, ready to break down because Hanabi is not returning the favour. At one moment Hanabi is awed at making the Dude melt under her great hands (not even going to clarify on this) and you can tell she is starting to see him in a different way. The other Sanae is making Hanabi feel good and she saying that this is what it is to love another person. You make them happy, you make them feel good. And then you know Hanabi is thinking of what she was doing to the Dude and what that means. Does she love him too (There is a scene where she says to him that she wants to grow to love him, after which they decide to actually go out as a real couple, to which Hanabi agrees BTW)…

Oh yeah, from my anime mine-field running, I found out that actually Sanae sleeps with the Dude eventually…

fuck

I had to listen to this, hearing this, all the while seeing this…

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Like, WTF?!

What am I supposed to feel?! My eyes are melting from the beauty of things they are seeing. Meanwhile my brain and ears are bleeding from the horror of what I am hearing and thus connecting to visual input and how so crudely they clash!

OMG, did Sanae just give Hanabi a hickey?! She so did! She did but fuck that, we won’t show you her doing it. instead we will show you the Dude doing it, right after seeing the one from Sanae! Why? because fuck you that’s why! We want to erase all the good feelings you got from watching Sanabi sexing by replacing it with even hotter Dude kissing and sexing and falling in love! Oh, we are sorry, there was no Hanabi wanting to fall in love with Sanae? Well, that’s tough!

But surely, things can only get better from here, right? I mean come on! Sanabi have had sex already! For crying out loud, they are even doing it in the toilets at school! From the above caps, Hanabi did return the favour and made Sanae ‘feel good’ too. Surely they aren’t going to gloss over this thread, right?

End of episode 6 facts

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  • Hanabi and Dude are jealous because the other slept with someone else.
  • Their next make out, though only kissing, is even hotter than Sanabi’s actual sex!!!
  • Hanabi wants to love Dude
  • Dude proposes for them to actually start dating for real
  • Hanabi agrees
  • Sanae tries contacting Hanabi
  • Hanabi ignores her

Me…

Drag-Me-To-Hell-Cat-Stabbing

This right here, Ladies and Gents, is what I consider as Yuri-Baiting! They will ask you, ‘Are you not entertained? Are you not entertained with all the lesbian action?!’ Because come on, no series has given us this level of action before! Many will drink it up like a jar of honey! And really, I do not blame you who do. Remember when I said my brain shut off in the first minutes of ep03? Well, I had to continue on and how did I manage that? By thinking of this show now as porn with plot! I can totally get off on the action but where my usual yuri loving comes from, there is nothing here!

I knew getting action this early could not be good! You just watch as Sanae now turns even worse! What is the best way to get rid of lesbian plotlines? By turning the lesbian evil and despicable so as to get fans who support her away and push the stakes in the hetero couple’s favour! Sanae is already on the road of no return!

Should I keep on dreaming? Should I keep on hoping for a miracle that the drama deviates from the anime? two episodes in that would have been a possibility but seeing as the scene I was talking about that was missing in those episodes in actually in the series later on, well, all hope is lost!

But I am going to continue on and now that I have figured out the best way to enjoy this show, and that is by turning off my emotions and just think of it as porn with plot that usually has pointless yuri, you will not see another negative post of this after today. You know now what is what. With the following posts, if there is still yuri, you will know why I am so positive.

So, should you watch it? Well, yes! You are not me and thus not so picky, I think, so you might enjoy this one much much more! At the very least we have to give it props for going more than a mile ahead of all the other yuri dramas that have come before it. You will probably never see this much yuri action ever again so yes, do watch it!

And finally I am sorry if I spoiled things for some of you. But hopefully you don’t look for as much in yuri shows as I do so you are then safe. Please do not not enjoy this show on account of me! I just like my yuri serious, with feelings, both in the characters and the writers and when a writer uses yuri as a device, I simply can’t stand that!

Well, at the very least the writer did not come out and insult our intelligence by saying that there no yuri here, only girls scratching each other’s itch! Seriously, if that happens more kittens are going to be sacrificed!

Sorry I have to end it on a low note here but, I will be seeing you soon…

Ja

Author: Black Gekikara

Love, Eat and sleep Yuri Best Pal is DIVA (My PC) Hangouts is TEH INTERNETS Currently into Kashiwagi Yuki, Matsui Rena, Ogasawara Mayu, Miyawaki Sakura, Ji-yeon, NMB48 and sister groups, T-ara Totally love SG Horror movies

22 thoughts on “Kuzu no Honkai EP 03-06

    • Thank you very much.

      But…hmmm

      The shortness of your comment worries me. Don’t worry if you disagree just give me your two cents.

      I apologise if I put you off on the series but please don’t let my view stop you. We all have different tastes.

      I am probably reading too much into this, aren’t I? Hahaha

      • Do not worry about the short comment, I did not want to stop commenting when I just read, but sleep consumed me and at the moment my sleep was stronger than me!
        About this review, it was so much that I agreed, that you said everything I think, they give us the spark just to throw a bucket of cold water, I do not know if it’s because I did not read the manga or watched the anime, but seeing Kuzu in the Honkai in Live action I am very confused about the unfolding of the story, I think I raised a lot of expectations about him but this expectation is falling every episode, they gave us so many wonderful scenes with both, but in another scene it seems that none of this Happened, I felt confused confess, and as you said in the post really sometimes it is better to watch without hearing or understand anything and only to be left with the scenes of the two together because it seems that the more we hear and understand the story more confused all this stays , I hope the ending has a good conclusion!

        Taking advantage of already writing, someone in some other post commented on having found the caption of the Korean movie Our Love Story, but I searched and still do not find, only found a channel that translated the movie into Vietnamese. Another thing because it is so difficult to find a yuri movie with a happy ending ??? It’s so easy to make a happy ending, I have to thank Agasshi for exceeding my expectations !!

        I think this is my problem, I have to stop creating many expectations with these j-drama, kdrama and these movie yuri.

      • About Our Love Story, do you mean subtitles or the movie? I have the raw video but sadly no subtitles i could find. Hearing what that other person said though, it won’t be long until they show up in our circles! When they do, I will let you know.

        Back to Honkai, I think your bucket of cold water summed up the feeling way better than I did! I do not even know what kind of relationship Sanabi have! They have been having sex like it was nothing! Hanabi went straight to the Dude, seemingly hungry for some intimacy when just the night before she had just had sex with Sanae!

        Like, what even?!

        Yes, I know Hanabi does not love Sanae and she told her this but still, it is sex for crying out loud! Something has to change, especially seeing as Hanabi is still a virgin meaning sex to her should mean the world!

        And what of Sanae? What is going to happen to her now that Hanabi and the Dude are going to start dating for real? What will happen when she wants to do it again? What does it mean for their relationship now especially since Hanabi is totally ignoring her?

        Could it be that they are giving the Dude a chance to let Hanabi see that Sanae is the better option for Sanabi END-GAME?

        Nah!

        But still, I will keep on watching! We have to keep the hope and expectations up otherwise we will lose interest in yuri and that is the worst thing that can happen, especially since rarely do we get GOOD-ENDS!

        Truly, The Handmaiden is the Holy Grail of Everything Yuri! No one, and I mean no one I knew expected greatness from that movie, in terms of yuri of course. In other terms it was written in stone! The director was Park Chan-wook for crying out loud!

        Interestingly it was also because of him that some had scepticism. I totally remember the war I was fighting in the neginning as everyone thought that the yuri would be dumbed down in favour of Gentleman

        HAH

        It is because of The Handmaiden that we should keep up hoping! And so I will keep on watching and hoping. Surely Japan has grown up a little, surely!

  1. There are actually subtitles up to Ep 6 at https://subscene.com/subtitles/kuzu-no-honkai. The picture is for the anime, but the subs are definitely, as they say themselves, for the live action movie. Thanks for letting me know about this series! (I haven’t started watching yet; am in Korean-learning phase at the moment, Japanese has been suspended for a while).

  2. Sorry that I was too late with my warning last time 😀

    I’m glad I went into this without any expectations and as someone coming from lesbian relationships, Sanabi honestly bothers me. It’s really nice to look at, I love that they went as far as they did and didn’t make the sex look completely unrealistic as usual, it honestly really was nice to look at. But eeh, Sanae is forcing herself on Hanabi more than anything, Hanabi enjoying it or not. I wouldn’t wanna sleep with someone who’s constantly flinching and who stays stiff throughout most of the thing, this really shows how Sanae is doing it for herself and not Hanabi. I mean, I know there are couples with fixed positions, but it would worry me if my partner doesn’t return anything (on the contrary to when Hanabi is with Mugi and the whole “Touch me how I touch you” thing). Sanae is so pretty and kind of my type, so I definitely wouldn’t say no to her either, but the relationship is doomed to fail because both Sanae and Hanabi are only in for it for themselves and the thrill of the sex. Which is refreshing in some way. I’m still kinda expecting a threesome relationship haha…

    I’m really curious about where this will be going, but I’m expecting the worst, messed up scenarios 😀

    • It’s al-right. I have a feeling if you had, I would not have gone ahead with it, at least not any time soon.

      Sanae really does come off the wrong way, doesn’t she? I still have yet to run into people like that is real life. These types of characters are always reserved for fiction and mostly lesbian characters, which really gets to me! Especially since people are still using this card in this day and age! Like, really!!

      And now that you mention it, Sanabi sex scenes really were off because Hanabi was just laying there like a stone! This is no different than that Ruby scene in The Neon Demon when she was having sex with that corpse in the morgue, like, seriously!

      No matter how much Sanae seems in love, lust more like, with Hanabi, even she would eventually get tired of this one-way giving! I am sure.

      They really did a good job making us not root for Sanae, didn’t they?! I mean who would want these two to end up together if they are going to be like this all their time together?!

      But then why put them there in the first place? Oh year, how can I forget…

  3. My thoughts are actually similar to Laura’s. I recently watched the latest episodes of Kuzu and though Hanabi consents to a sexual relationship with Sanae, there’s no denying that she looks extremely uncomfortable throughout their interactions and sexual trysts and she does not seem to relax until some rationalizing on Sanae’s part or until the element of physical pleasure/release comes into play. I’m not certain if their relationship was written this way in order to demonstrate that their relationship is doomed for failure and to highlight that Hanabi should be with Mugi (who, in spite of everything, does seem to respect and care for her) or if they’re just remaining true to the anime/manga (I’m not familiar with either one and I’m only vaguely familiar with J-dramas). In other words, I feel like even if Mugi/Hanabi were not endgame, Sanabi wouldn’t endure because it’d be a very unhealthy relationship and Hanabi would call it quits, probably prompting Sanae to go on a rampage. Ha ha.

    In other news, I recently started watching Hormones (currently on season 2) and I’m kind of hooked (it’s slowly becoming a guilty pleasure. The sound editing/mixing can be quite cheesy or hyperbolic at times, but I like the Degrassi/Skins vibe of the show. I also like that there’s so much potential for different kinds of relationships, a few of the relationships being unprecedented but a pleasant surprise. The show is currently suggesting that something is in bloom between Dao and Koi. Hopefully they’ll have a much better ending than Sanabi.

    • *rampage against Mugi.

      Didn’t mean to make it sound like she would pillage a village or something. LOL.

    • Prepare for a wild ride with Hormones. But then again, if you are familiar with SKINS, then you should have an idea what you are in for!

      As for Sanabi, uncomfortable is the correct way to describe their sex scenes. We call them sex scenes but all is only implied, we never actually get to see them do it! Even during the first scene where Sanae was touching Hanabi, the only time we see her hand is when it is on its way, not when it is there. The same with the toilet scene. I mean we don’t need to see everything but at least show us that the hand is where it is, even if you cover it with a skirt!

      And I already mentioned the kissing! If she can kiss Mugi that way why not Sanabi?! If they can have Miyu kiss a guy like that, why then just sugar-coat it with a girl?! Even if you tried this still takes points off!!!

      Really, now I am even less looking forward to a GOOD END. Even if they are an item it is going to be hard to sell their romance. At this rate it would be just a gimmick. Then again, who knows, maybe they would grow to love one another for reals, some day, and have a healthy relationship, but sadly, that route looks to be reserved for Hanabi/Dude.

      Oh well…

      • Good point! And I agree. Those kisses were faker than a three dollar bill. They gave the usually stiff, flat Korean drama kisses a run for their money. You know, the ones in which the actors just press their lips together and hold that position for a few seconds or in which their lips don’t even touch and the camera angles just make it seem like they did. And in contrast, as you stated, her kisses with Mugi have been completely different, unrestrained, listful, and even sloppy in some parts. Worlds apart. And you’re right about Hormones! Like I previously said, I have very limited experience with Thai Lakorns, but with Hormones, I’m finding myself emotionally invested in these characters. They’re definitely reminiscent of the SKINS kids, albeit in a different setting/culture. Lots of drama and of course, impetuous decisiones induced by none other than *winks* hormones.

      • You ready for some Dao/Koi? I hope you are ready for some Dao/Koi ^^

        I too rarely watch Thai dramas, only ones that make their way onto my Twitter time-line. Rarely do I get disappointed. Just this one drama I still have a beef with – ผมม้าหน้าเต่อ ตอนที่ . Like, talk of waste of great potential! Seriously, if those two had gone through they would have given Koi/Dao a run for their money but alas!

      • So, I finished watching season 3 of Hormones and I have to say that I thoroughly enjoyed the series as a whole. I found myself invested in each character and their individual stories as well as the relationships that were built and destroyed. I’m not much of a shipper, but I found myself shipping everyone in this show. The KoiDao pairing reminded me of two enthusiastic golden retrievers for some reason, Dao in particular resembling a puppy in behavior and appearance. LOL. I’m glad that they received a happy ending and that the show did not employ the Bury Your Gays trope or any trope that many TV shows have no issue using. I took a whole class on tropes in film and television during my undergrad at uni and this is one of the ones I came across often. And boy, you were right about the wild ride that was Hormones. Indeed it was! It was quite the journey for all of the characters and for Koi and Dao, but I think they all found some form of happiness or at least a sliver of hope. There was only one character that I felt never redeemed herself (probably because she wasn’t a main character) and that was Dew, the girl who exposed (with malicious intent) Koi and Dao’s relationship in season 2 and squandered all the academic budget money for cheerleading in season 3. Grr, that b***h was infuriating. Hell, even Oil slightly redeemed herself and she was an incredibly bitter pill to swallow. As a writer, it’s shows like these that provide more insight into adolescents of other cultures and different backgrounds e.g. LGBT youths. While I can’t personally relate to their struggles, it allows me to better comprehend their emotions and lives and better depict their stories in my writing. My only issue with Hormones is that there weren’t more episodes. Ha.

      • That second season was such a roller-coaster ride though, wasn’t it?! And how did you find the change when the characters from the first season graduated? I have to confess I was less ethused t get into the Final Season when I learned they would not be returning but I blame my stupid shipping heart that fell in love with Khwan and was dreaming of some on her and Dao’s scenes but alas!

        Thank God this did not happen to me with The Underwear!

      • Oh! I just started watching a Thai Lakorn (officially, my third Lakorn) called U-Prince The Series: The Playful Comm-Arts. The main actress is the actress who played Dao in Hormones and the leading man is an actor who coincidentally played a gay man in a series called Love Sick: The Series. And the actor who played his boyfriend in that series plays his younger brother in this series. Funny how the casting worked out that way. It’s actually quite strange to see Dao appear without Koi. 😝 The show is actually pretty funny, though. Sananthachat’s (Dao’s) character is adorkable.

      • Should I watch this? Though chances are that if there is no yuri I will not stick around! But if there is no hetero either and it focuses more on other genres then I am in.

      • I was actually not looking forward to the third season of Hormones because I had built up such an appreciation for the characters from the first season. Similarly to Skins, I think the characters from the first season will always be the best cast (with the exception of Koi and Dao who were around since season one, but their story was not fleshed out until seasons 2 & 3). Btw, that meltdown Dao had in season 2? So powerful and sad. I have to say, up until the end, I truly disliked Dao’s mother. She was the textbook example of a narcissistic parent. Thankfully, she kind of redeemed herself in season 3 when she asked Dao how she wanted her story to end. In season 3, I did really like the pairing between feisty ZomZom and mild-mannered Pala. They were very cute together and I was impressed by the way the show explored and tackled such a serious issue. I don’t think I’ve even seen an American show with a young cast talk about HIV and demonstrate what it’s truly like living with HIV. Hormones managed to destroy any misconceptions and preconceptions about it. I also thought the sisterhood between ZomZom and Mali was cute. Oh, and U-Prince is pretty much as hetero as it gets. I’d say stay away from that one. Lol. Well, you still have hope with The Underwear. I recently watched episode 7 and while I didn’t understand a word (I just focused on body language and the little context I could comprehend, plus a few still shots I found with a mini explanation for one scene in that episode), it turns out that my prediction was right: there was something already present between the girls in the past and that was in fact the reason for Jay breaking up with her boyfriend. I’m still not sure if that’s why the boyfriend did what he did, though, or if there’s more to it. If that’s why he did it, then damn, I’ve never seen someone deal with a break-up in a worse way. P.S. I thought the guy who plays Jump looked familiar and that’s because he played Ter (the gay guy in love with Non) in season 3 of Hormones! Small world.

      • You mean ‘Monster Parent’, as Japan calls them ^^ and yeah, Hormones really was a series for the generation. Though I think they missed the mark a bit with the AIDS angle as that is less of an issue now than it was, say, 20 years ago but as you say, at least they went there.

        I am truly gonna miss that series! But who knows, maybe they will go University and then we can meet our characters from the first two seasons again.

        And hey, slow down there with The Underwear spoilers! I am only at episode 2 (even though I have seen previews of later episodes). I want to grow with YinJay and get to love them at optimal levels because I have a feeling they are going to win many awards from me!

      • Ha. Monster parent is much more fitting. I honestly wouldn’t mind a reunion episode/season for Hormones or as you said, a season based on their University years. I’d love to see more of Kwan and Sprite and Tar and Toei. And apologies for the spoiler! I assumed you’d blazed your way through that show. I actually decided to stop watching after episode 7. I found the first 4 episodes with subtitles (on Dailymotion) and I decided it’s better to actually comprehend the plot and context in order to develop better character development and a better understanding of the overall arc of the show. Plus, I’m interested in some of the other stories/couples within the show as well. I mean, there’s only so much you could do with eye sex and smoldering when you don’t understand a word of Thai. So, I’m going back to the beginning and won’t be moving forward until I find the rest of the episodes with subtitles.

      • Btw, if you’re still feeling nostalgic for the cast of Hormones, you might have already seen this, but there’s a series called Frozen Hormones. It’s a travel/reality series that follows the cast on their trip to Japan, Kwan and Koi/Dao included. I found a YT channel with the episodes with English subs.

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