Akebi’s Sailor Uniform episode 2 tackles Akebi’s first day at Roubai. There, she meets her new classmates, has a number of embarrassing mishaps, however general has a reasonably good first day. Let’s speak about what went down in a spoiler-filled dialogue!
Akebi’s naïve character
Akebi’s Sailor Uniform episode 2 lends some extra perception into simply who Akebi is. It’s revealed that she has a moderately naïve and approach too trusting character. Nevertheless, this makes her a much more charming protagonist, and makes it extremely straightforward to root for her.
The primary moments of the episode double as character constructing for Akebi in addition to exposition. Viewers get some perception into simply how she’d turn out to be so hooked up to the concept of donning a sailor uniform in addition to constructing on what we learn about her. In her energetic enthusiasm, she additionally chooses to point out off one among her abilities in entrance of the category, by chance displaying off a bit greater than she’d bargained for.
She additionally comes off as moderately eccentric on this episode, and her lack of true social ability is highlighted in her interactions together with her classmates. Time and time once more, Kizaki has to intrude in her interactions earlier than Akebi makes a idiot out of herself by teetering proper on the sting of cringey. With out Kizaki’s intervention, Akebi’s first day may not have gone in addition to it did.
Akebi comes out of this episode as a bit ditsy, however her coronary heart and good natured traits shine by means of. The episode additional solidifies her as a personality that all the time means properly and is absolutely earnest and diligent within the pursuit of her targets. These are all traits that make her such a simple character to get behind and assist, and in the end make an incredible basis for the present to face on.
The ladies at Roubei
What Akebi’s Sailor Uniform episode 2 does as properly is introduce viewers to the ladies at Roubei Academy. As was talked about earlier, Kizaki cements herself as a strong good friend to Akebi right here. All through the episode, she clearly seems to be out for her, and on condition that it’s actually the primary day they’ve met, enormous props to Kizaki for that. Nevertheless, there are different ladies that get a number of moments right here and there all through the episode.
There’s a number of ladies that get some small moments. Washio Hitomi is the one different lady within the class that viewers get to see give her introduction. The tall lady claims to wish to be part of the volleyball membership, which is one thing Akebi notes down. Kujou Tomono is a lady that Akebi will get to assist when the steam from her soup fogs up her glasses. The small Tanigawa Rei can be highlighted right here, being talked about as somebody who typically will get high scores on mock exams.
Nevertheless, the brand new lady that will get probably the most screentime right here is Usagihara Touko. It’s type of unclear what her deal is to date. She cheerfully engages with Akebi, but additionally virtually will get her to make a idiot of herself a number of instances. Whether or not or not there’s some malicious intent there’s a tad unclear. However ultimately, Akebi appears to have impression of her, so maybe we’ll get to see extra from Touko sooner or later.
There are a number of ladies at Roubei, and whether or not or not we’ll actually get to know all of them is unclear as of now. However on condition that Akebi has already memorized all of their names, there’s undoubtedly potential for actually any of them to characteristic in an episode transferring ahead, and that guarantees some thrilling potential for future interactions.
Akebi’s dad returns
Akebi’s Sailor Uniform episode 2 additionally introduces viewers to Akebi’s dad. She comes residence to see him asleep, and is instructed that he wished to see her within the sailor uniform. In a while within the night, Akebi additionally will get to speak to her dad about her day at college. A lot of the dialog is veiled behind music and animation, with out phrases being spoken, however one can perceive that the 2 share a really shut and healthful relationship.
Actually, the shut knit household dynamic proven to date within the present may be very good to see. It’s not too typically that an anime will get to point out a completely functioning household utterly, so it’s good to see right here. To see the dad this early on is a little bit of a shock too, as he undoubtedly appeared like he wouldn’t present up till late into the season, if in any respect. As dads are inclined to do.
General, this second episode constructed upon what was established in Akebi’s Sailor Uniform’s pilot properly. It additional cements Akebi as an lovely, if a bit socially awkward, cinnamon roll. The present oozes attraction, each in its characters and in its visuals. It’s been a enjoyable begin to date, and hopefully the present has extra in retailer for its viewers in later episodes!
You may watch Akebi’s Sailor Uniform on Funimation and Crunchyroll. Episode 3 will air on January twenty third, 2022.