March 12th, 2011
She needs those Leia hairbuns to complete the ensemble.
You know what really enhances any viewing experience? A giant blinking map of Japan. Uninformative AND obtrusive! And BLINKING. Has anything changed in the last few hours? No? Better make it BLINK so everybody is sure to see it!
So… this episode was a tad bizarre and fairly weak all around. We’ve seen "Princess" in the background a few times before, but she finally gets an episode dedicated to her and she turns out to be some kind of cosplay/delusional nutjob that is looking for a partner to be
sweaty insane with. This show being what it is, that of course means that she’ll eventually settle on Shuusuke to be the one to save the world from the King of Destruction, after a lap dance to check his worthiness. A little lapdance like that is barely anything for this show, especially after Nao tried to deep throat a banana last week.
Frankly, I find her sister hitting on Nao to be a lot more amusing. That’s a new and humorous dynamic to the show. Princess… not so much. She just really doesn’t fit into the show very well. She stretches the line of believability in ways that Iroha’s spy gadgets don’t even come close to. Everything with her is just entirely too random, and all the characters go with it without a second thought. Princess needs either more focus, or more jokes besides "she’s dressed in a skimp Princess Leia outfit." Her quick exchange with her sister was a lot better than she was for the other 99% of the episode. At least it doesn’t look like the show’s going to be spitting out some kind of nonsensical drama as it approaches its end since there’s still at least another episode of this Princess nonsense left. Hopefully they’ll do a little bit of a better job with it now that she’s settled on Shuusuke instead of indirectly convincing the entire AGE to strip down to their tighty whities.