Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Duffy the Disney Bear Adventures: Walking around the neighborhood

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Looks like rain, not too many people around.
Hello there readers and fellow Duffy lovers who spend way too much money on bear clothes. XD Sometimes I am told I spent way too much time inside. But inside is where the internets and TV is. As well as the non bugs and children! But for some reason I decided to go on a walk the other day. I guess maybe...I should be in better shape. Especially if I don't want to be exhausted on day trip adventures! Also in honor of Earth Day...that was last week you know.....So onward to the outdoors Duffy!
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Up the stairs I go. This is where the big rec center is at mom's amenity center. A lot of proms happen in the upstairs room.
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Fountain near the building. My butt got wet. :(
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Don't die little flowers! It is barely spring.
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Time to take a walk weee.
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Does anything live in there? Hopefully a bunny and not a snake!
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Pathway that connects a neighborhood to the edge of the property. A long walk home for kids. XO
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For some reason mom likes to put me in trees...
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No fishes or turtles. Where are all the animals?!
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Are those footsteps for fairies?!
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Time to walk to the water part of the park. I guess it is a pond?
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Don't drop me in! It will take forever for me to dry.
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Finally some animals!
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Wait for me little animals! Why are you swimming away!?
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Well fine I don't care about you either!
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And then I was back in the tree again.
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Time to play at the playground. The only other people here were some teenagers with a dog. I better stay away from them.
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I got a long way to climb.
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Wai why isn't there rubber mulch here?!
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So high! XO Can I make it?
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All that fun was so exhausting!
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XO And that was our adventure outside today. Maybe I need to get in shape too. Adventures are too fun to take a lot of breaks.

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Isshuukan Friends episode 2

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Week two....Yuuki isn't giving up and Kaori is thinking about running. Weeee!
Me and the space bar are still not friends. Whoa is me since I have watched 2 more episodes of Isshuukan Friends. I mean I guess I could try a new format. Would it be fun to read an entire post in one sentence?! Yeah that would be awesome fun. Le sigh. At least Isshuukan Friends episode 2 is here. And with good news! Spoilers for this series not being the doom and gloom anime I thought it was going to be!
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How do you know that?!
Episode Summary: Yuuki bows to Kaori, asking to be friends. Suddenly the alone feeling that was going on goes back to real life and everyone sees what is going on. People ask what Yuuki is doing and Kaori runs out of the room upset. Yuuki flops on his desk very dramatic like. He thinks Kaori hates him now. Shougo agrees, adding that you just don't ask someone to be their friend, especially in front of others like that. Yuuki thought he had made progress last week and Shougo suggests trying harder. Yuuki is filled with hope but lunch break ends before he can make it to the roof with Kaori. That night Kaori returns home and talks to her mom, asking her (mom) if anything happened at school last week. Kaori can't remember anything that happened during lunch so......On Tuesday Kaori is eating on the roof when Yuuki appears and asks to join her. She moves over quite a bit but doesn't say no. Yuuki apologizes for talking to her during class as that was a rule made last week. Kaori is like last week and Yuuki nods, saying that Kaori doesn't remember as her memories reset. Kaori seems surprised she told Yuuki that much but believes what he is saying as she can't remember what she did last week during lunch. Kaori thinks about this...and declares that Yuuki must have been her friend last week. Feeling hopeful Yuuki asks to eat lunch with Kaori this week and she says yes. Yay for friendship and introductions that are probably not necessary. During gym class Yuuki keeps watching Kaori and getting distracted from his duties on the volleyball court. He ends up getting clocked in the face and while everyone else worries over him Shougo says something sarcastic that makes him (Yuuki) think. On Wednesday Yuuki suggests to Kaori that she keep a diary. That way they won't have to start over each week on being friends. Kaori can just read about the previous week and know Yuuki. That she could have her memories in some form. At first Kaori doesn't seem really keen on the idea but then starts taking a lot of notes, including Yuuki's sammich of choice and how he sucks at math.
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The last episode is going to have Kaori cured and getting crepes with all her new friends right?
Kaori has sad moments when she sees other girls having after school fun times with friends. When she leaves the station one day a very perky worker hands Kaori a flyer for a new crepe shop. Kaori happily shows it to Yuuki on Friday. Yuuki at first acts surprised but lets on she told him about this place last week. Kaori seems slightly let down but Yuuki is like lets go after school. Kaori thinks that will be too embarrassing but agrees to Sunday. A date it is. It takes until Sunday for Yuuki to realize it is a little date like. He arrives super early (well for me anyway) to make sure Kaori will be okay as she is not used to these things. Kaori arrives early as well since she is not used to these things and doesn't want to keep him waiting. They are a bit awkward and nervous but excited for crepes. They roll up to the place and TADA it is closed on Sundays. Since there are no other crepe stores in Japan clearly there is nothing else they can do. Nothing. They take turns apologizing but Yuuki decides they could do something do karaoke. Off they march. Kaori is very impressed with the entire process and things are still a little awkward but they have a nice time singing and eating food. As they travel home Kaori tells Yuuki she had a great time but tomorrow she will have forgotten it. She promises to read the diary when she wakes up Monday morning and they will be friends before she gets to school. She asks him to meet her on the roof and not to talk to her in the classroom. Yuuki seems to relived that things will go smoothly this time as he was so nervous last time. She asks him to remind her about their fun day and leaves. She sets her diary up and leaves a huge note for herself but she gets nervous and leaves another note in said diary. When she wakes up in the morning she sees the note and goes to read the diary. Yuuki arrives at the school super nervous but is beyond happy to see Kaori on the roof with the notebook. He asks how her memory is and she is like err fine. Yuuki is so relieved as he doesn't know what he would have done if this hadn't worked. Kaori reports remembering feelings and what not, opening the book and pointing out details. Like the egg sammich. Kaori starts to cry, thanking Yuuki for being her friend and all these times. Yuuki realizes that Kaori doesn't remember anything and starts apologizing to the girl. That he did this diary to make things easier for him to befriend her without thinking of her feelings. Kaori tries to tell him he did this to help but Yuuki has a dramatic moment. So Kaori writes down all that Yuuki says....then ends it with that Yuuki is a nice person. Yuuki asks if they can be friends again and after teasing Yuuki she says yes. Yay week three! THE END!
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Just 5 more minutes mom......
That went....a lot differently than I thought it was going to go. A lot. X___X More tears and sadness. Have I mentioned I really get sad over some things? I guess they are normal things though. Like 50 First Dates, the first 10 minutes of Up, those animal abuse commercials. Just some things folks. Like aliens busting out of people's chests and ripping off their own arms is okay. the arm thing still isn't okay but still.
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Yuuki not only broke Kaori's rules but some part of unspoken Japanese code of conduct. Bad Yuuki!
So Yuuki was devastated for the first part of the episode. Okay maybe the first 3 minutes. But that could have been 5 hours. Really an entire day since he didn't know what was going on. He just knew that Kaori meant what she said and had forgotten him. That he caused a scene in the classroom. And that all is fail. he really is a truth teller. No sugar coating it at all. Eat those cornflakes without 5 spoonfuls of sugar in it! Why yes that is how I used to eat my cornflakes. I have a feeling that this show is really, REALLY for Japanese people. Obviously all anime shows are probably like that, having to be part of the culture to really understand everything. This show is big on FEELINGS. Obviously given the nature of the show but a LOT of feelings. Like apologizing for everything and tiny issues are big deals and think of the other person. Here in the United States it might not be a big deal to ask someone to be friends out of the blue in front of others. It would just depend on the situation and if you look like a creepy man. XD But in Japan apparently Yuuki was just too forward and this result would have happened if Kaori didn't have a problem. Is this making sense? Issues that seem small to me might be a big deal over in Japan thus people might understand the situation more. Overreacting or natural feeling in this situation?
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Nope because that would make sense. Good thing Kaori has fuzzy vision now thanks to Yuuki.
So the reason why this episode isn't as sad and awful as I thought it was going to be is that Kaori remembers not remembering things. Clearly my posts make sense in my post-job brain. Kaori asked her mother if anything happened to her at school last week. I guess Kaori didn't tell her mom? Probably because she didn't want to give her mom hope and it was going to end in tears. I am sure this makes her parents sad too you know? So why get people's hopes up? This entire conversation probably didn't have to happen but Kaori needed to talk to someone to tell the audience....hey why can't I remember what happened during lunch last week? Since Kaori has been friendless for a while she probably has a set schedule and not remembering something is bothersome now. Like HMMMM this should have happened and then this...yet it is a blank.
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OH so Yuuki worried for nothing. Fun times!
Thus when Yuuki approached her on the roof on Tuesday she was willing to listen to him this time. At first I thought it was out of character and she should have walked away thus Yuuki losing a day on this week's friendship. But the seeds of curiosity were already planted. Maybe this show won't be as sad as I thought. Maybe there will be a glimmer of hope. IT WILL BE OKAY! Okay maybe not that far. But yes the gaps in her memory makes her open to suggestion. Yuuki opened up with an apology...which I think he will be making a lot this series, saying that he broke a rule last week talking to her in class and he won't make the same one this week. Now I guess Yuuki wasn't quite listening to Shougo as that seemed a little forward too but since Kaori is starved for friends she jumped on this fact and decided yes you were my friend last week. You know of my condition and still choose to talk to me? This is the real deal, my life will get better.
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The diary in action. Surely this shall work and be useful.
Poor Yuuki has to wait until lunch times to tell Kaori about any ideas he might have. But since on Tuesday she was up for friendship after some explanation I am sure he can deal with it. Because during gym time on Tuesday Shougo accidentally gave Yuuki an idea on how to help Kaori. Well a volleyball to head might have helped but Shougo's wording made a light bulb go off in Yuuki's head. Up to the roof Yuuki goes to tell Kaori about making a notebook. Because you know she has NEVER thought of that before. Like oh thanks Yuuki, I would have NEVER thought of writing down my experiences with my much needed friends so it can jog my memory. I have been going through this for so long and it upsets my parents so much that they took me to a doctor and between the 4 of us NONE OF US ever thought of me writing things now. Yuuki is a genius thank you so much! See all of that was supposed to be sarcastic because hello I love writing things down and that is what I would have though of first. But in reality land (in this show) Kaori has NEVER thought of that before. She is a bit skeptical that it will work because she has never tried it before. Or she has and forgotten. But she was acting like it never occurred to her and this idea was awesome. X___X I was like for real? That seems so obvious! Okay okay...the most obvious answer is the hardest one to see sometimes. Especially when things are so sad. Kaori might have taken this notebook thing a little too serious given what she chooses to write down. Math problems and egg sammiches oh my!
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Even being with Yuuki has some sad moments. :( Forgetting one friend is hard enough but multiple people?
Despite allowing Yuuki into her life easily this time and having hope in this new notebook Kaori still has some sad moments. Obviously. This is week 2 in this new friendship and who knows if anything will come from this. She doesn't want to get her hopes up. And it doesn't change the fact that Yuuki is the exception, that no one else has ever gone this far before for her and who knows if anyone will ever do this again. And while Yuuki is quite nice he is a romantic interest. Even if Kaori and Yuuki don't acknowledge it yet. Kaori still wants some girlfriends, to be like everyone else. Woe is Kaori who is still being portrayed as an ice queen in the classroom. :( I am sure she just wants to build a snowman.
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Will the crepes ever come?!
Or or....go eat some crepes! Still hungry there folks. I think when Friday rolled around and Kaori suggested this to Yuuki it was both sad and happy for him. Happy because that means on some level Kaori might be remembering things. Or she really is who she is. She might forgot their conversations and experiences but she is still the girl who wants to have crepes with a friend. That could be comforting to Yuuki and provide him with a jumping off point each new week. But it could also be viewed as sad as Yuuki will remember this all. Each week Kaori could potentially request to do this activity and while Kaori won't remember it Yuuki will. Sad bitter sweet smile. But Yuuki told her the truth, that she suggested it last week. I didn't think he was going to tell her the truth this week about it but I guess it is better to be honest. It doesn't change the fact she doesn't want people to see them together though. Like um no we will not be going after school. But on Sunday...okay. We can take that baby step. Yay for plans!
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Everyone say AWWWW!
I love how awkward Kaori and Yuuki are. Both get to the spot early to not inconvenience the other. Yuuki realizing this is a date....but not really. He can think it is a date but Kaori needs baby steps. She barely wants a friend let alone a boyfriend. Take it slow. Really slow since the crepe shop is closed on Sunday. You know a day most people have off. Like the bank. :( I love how silly these two are, ready to call it quits. There is not another crepe store around for minutes what can they do?! Oh karaoke? The day is saved. I actually thought that was quite brave of Kaori. That might be my American self talking though as I would not sing in front of anyone let alone a new friend. But this is something that people do in Japan and Kaori saw others talking about it earlier so I am sure that helped her make her decision. A happy one. Seeing Yuuki and Kaori have fun was nice.
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Big step into the friendship zone.
But it's Sunday ya'll. You know what that means. The second karaoke is over it is time for the sad train ride home. Monday is going to roll around and Kaori will forget this happy day. Even though she and Yuuki have faith in this diary it is still sad. You can only write memories, not feelings. Kaori still wants Yuuki to try and be her friend though. I mean I know part of her knows that is selfish of her to ask Yuuki to put himself through this week after week. But since he is going to do it anyway.....I guess it doesn't hurt to ask him to remind her of this fun time. If Yuuki wants to do this might as well make it easier for him too. Pleasant in an unpleasant situation. Deep breath and worried smiles as they part ways. I think Kaori went over the top reminding herself about the diary. She is super serious and it is cute if not sad.
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You are here so the diary worked AND was useful. XD Yay for week 3 starting off great.
So did it work? Kaori told Yuuki to go to the roof to meet with her because talking in class will still be a no no. Up the stairs Yuuki went and there was Kaori. Big sigh of relief I am sure. His little heart was overjoyed that she read the notebook and could sorta kinda remember a bit of last week. That reading things might have jogged her memory. So the diary worked AND it helped her in feeling those memories. Life is good. Of course Kaori is crying. Girls cry when they are happy. There is nothing to worry about Yuuki.
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Err.......this could be going better.
Or this show really is about feelings. Kaori was lying about remembering anything/feeling anything because she didn't want to hurt Yuuki. Her eyes still work and she can see how much he needing this. She read all the fun she had last week as well as egg sammiches. She was just trying to protect the feelings of someone who apparently cares about enough to try. Which means she has to lie. Which means that Yuuki has to blame himself for her trying to hard for him. SO MANY APOLOGIZES! But this was a big step. Kaori made a silly joke at Yuuki expense...something a friend would do. And this is only Monday! They are off to a great start. Yuuki and Kaori have hope now. Especially since gaps in her memories mean something and she wants to picture what they did together. it still bittersweet? Yeah...but maybe it will get better. many feelings! So many sorries. And so many blushes!
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Making fun of Yuuki? Now they really are friends.

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Noragami episode 11

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Have Yato and Rabo faced off before? XO Is this a part two of their epic battle?
So....I got the bright idea to clean my keyboard. And by clean I mean take the keys off the keyboard to remove said cat hair. Yeah that wasn't smart. :( My husband is probably laughing at me. Heaven forbid I get one of those professional blower thingy things. No no, a function key flying in the air and a space bar that barely works is a lot better......I am slightly special. While I am at have a special post too. The long forgotten Noragami episode 11 post hurray! Spoilers for Yato having a real artist flair.
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Didn't ya'll adopt them?
Episode Summary: In a time past Rabo and Yato are fighting, killing many in a horrible battle. They circle each other and...back in the present Rabo is having a great time killing more people with Nora at his side. Daikoku and Kofuku are casually hanging out in the living room when Yato and Yuki noisily return home. Daikoku is like when did this become THEIR home? Yato is freaking out while Yuki is calmly doing his homework. Yuki tells him to calm down but how can Yato do that when HIYORI FORGOT HIM!? A flashback shows that Yuki and Yato got to the temple to see Hiyori and Hiyori was like...who are you? That was only directed at Yato as she seems to know Yuki. At first Yato treats it as a great joke, like haha Happy New Year too. But Hiyori is all smiles and confused. So back at Kofuku's Yato is upset that this has happened. Yuki is like I am sure this is just temporary so calm down. The next day Hiyori agrees to meet with Yuki to give him more of her old books because doing so all at once would be silly. Yato tags along and has decided he is going to make her remember. Hiyori is polite to the crazy Yato despite the fact he is well...crazy. He then tries to tell Hiyori the story on how they met, with the cat Milord and everything. Hiyori is easily distracted by the word Lord and how excellent Yato's drawing of Milord is. Soon though Hiyori has enough of this nonsense and tries to leave. Yato goes to grab her and she feels something. Yato is very concerned and serious now, promising to get her memories back. Hiyori is like okay.....and walks away. Later that night though she thinks about serious and sad Yato was. Maybe she does know him....Yato is down for a while but then decides since Hiyori sorta reacted to the pictures he will make a larger picture book. Yuki is doubting this all but follows Yato to the store anyway when the god spends all of his money to buy better markers for his book. Yuki himself then starts to wonder how this all happened when Yato stops suddenly. There stands Nora holding a little glass marble. TADA it's Hiyori's memories. When Yato asks why she did this all she does is go on about how humans always let forgot gods even after they do favors and that Yato keeps getting hurt. If only he could be his true self....Before Yato starts getting weird Yuki snaps him out of his trance. Rabo appears and calls Nora as his weapon. TADA she is a sword too. Yato gets Yuki into action which means all the poor markers of the world fall on the ground.
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But we just got Yuki back!
The battle goes on for quite a while with Yuki getting more and more beat up. Rabo seems very disappointed in Yato's state, that he is not letting loose his real power. Soon Yuki cannot continue and instead of finishing Yato off Nora reappears and says she will give back Hiyori's memories if Yato defeats Rabo. Then the two walk away. During this fight tons of Phantoms went crazy which made Bishomon suspicious. She sends over Kazuma to Kofuku's house while they are patching up a hurt Yuki. They inform him that it was this fight that set off the Phantoms. Daikoku and Kofuku have no idea who this Rabo is so Kazuma the great informs them of his nonamazingness. He used to be a human that would perform....misdeeds for others. And to keep the information of his misdeeds a secret his master killed him. His named was so feared and hated that they the people eventually made god of calamity. Because there is always a market for people wanting to wish horrible things. Yuki thinks this is dreadful while Daikoku is like is this Yato's old friend? Yuki is horrified that Yato may or may not be a god of calamity. Kofuku says that she told Hiyori this once and since the girl stuck around clearly things have changed for Yato. Yuki seems to calm down at this idea. Meanwhile Yato has left the house and gone to seen Tenjin. He wants to get Hiyori's memories back but he is worried that Yuki might die or become seriously injured in the process. Tenjin is like....remember how I said it might be better if Hiyori cut ties with you? She might return back to normal. Yuki runs off to find Yato to say he will help get Hiyori's memories. But by that time Yato has decided to listen to Tenjin and won't try anymore. Yuki returns back home to have a tantrum....then decides to finish the picture book himself. In class Hiyori is writing along when she sees a doddle in her book for her, Yuki, and Yato. So she did know him....Then Yuki contacts her about getting together after class. When they get together Yuki tells the dramatic story of how they came together, mostly with Yato's drawings. Yato gets pings, cursing that he Yuki contacted Hiyori after he told him to drop it. Yato decides he is touched instead of mad and goes in that direction when Nora stops him. As Yuki finishes up the story Hiyori claps and asks for the book. She says she can't remember Yato but maybe having the book will help. Then....she gives it back to Yuki, acting like he is a stranger and he dropped his book so she is returning it. Yuki freaks out and runs away upset while Nora clearly has taken Hiyori's memories of Yuki as well. That if Yato doesn't challenge Rabo soon Hiyori won't have any memories at all, she will just be shell. Yato finds Yuki and warns him things might be dangerous but Yuki through his tears are like PSHT I am brave. The next day Hiyori is getting ready to go out when Yato and Yuki both stop by to not be freaky or suspicious at all. They are like don't worry Hiyori, we will help get your memories back. When they go to leave Hiyori grabs them and her body falls on the ground, meaning her soul probably joined them to this upcoming battle. THE END!
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Beware lazy co-workers of the world..
:( Well then. I guess that one moment of happiness was fleeting. Poor Yato. Like is suffering indeed. No one got broken and beating down in this episode physically but mentally it looks like Yato is at his breaking point. And since the last three episodes have all been about MOG don't get blighty...I am slightly worried about Yuki.
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Worst day ever!!!!
First things first. It looks like I wasn't completely right...about 734 weeks ago. So hard to remember. But yeah when Yato was freaking out and Yuki was casually doing his homework I was like um...why aren't they both freaking out? Why aren't they both crying in front of Kofuku and Daikoku about how Hiyori forgot them and life is horrible? WOE IS THEIR LIFE! So why is only Yato acting like this is the worst thing a comical way and Yuki is like meh it will be okay.
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Wait you know me and not him?
Well Hiyori has only forgotten Yato. Which was a problem that plagued most of this episode. I mean we have memory issues over in another anime I am watching but the girl acknowledges that this isn't normal for her. She is hiding it from others but she knows something is wrong. Hiyori....just went through the episode all lalala. The major problem I had was the fact that Hiyori forgot Yato, not Yuki. How can she fill in the gaps about that? It makes sense WHY only those members were lost at first but it wasn't stated that new memories took their place. In fact as the episode went on Hiyori lost more and more of her memories. So at the beginning of this awfulness shouldn't Hiyori have been alarmed? How can she know Yuki without Yato? She should realize that this is wrong in her head. Forgetting Yato okay. But how does she know Yuki? Why isn't she asking herself that question? This episode really doesn't get deep into what is going on. Almost like oh she forgot, don't ask questions and put logic into the situation. Which I get this is a magical show with gods and Phantoms. Still logic applies in LOGICAL situations.
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Poor sad Yato.
So anyway since Hiyori didn't forget Yuki Yuki wasn't falling over in the street with tears in his eyes. Everyone generally puts up with Yato having a fit as long as it doesn't lead to disaster. So that left Yato to be sad all on his own. I stated earlier wasn't actually SOBBING. He was being his normal over the top woe is me. That probably lead to him not getting that much sympathy. I think if he sat there in silence and acted stoic he would have gotten some concern. Putting that all aside...everyone was kinda an ass about it. Maybe because they were stealing dealing with Yuki's near departure in the being human like realm but I felt as if no cares were given. :( Like hello Hiyori wasn't there with us, it affects you too. In a “world” where tiny issues turn into major ones I am surprised that no one thought HMMMM what caused this?
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Since no one was really concerned on why Hiyori lost her memories no one was in a great hurry to get said memories back. Like oh I am sure they will come back soon even though no one knows what caused it. Yato put on a happy face and was his silly self with his first attempt to get Hiyori back her memories. This was obviously the first sign that something was wrong with Hiyori as she didn't immediately call the police of his crazy person. Even if she was friends with Yuki (for some unknown reason to her) and was loaning him books there was no reason for him to bring around this crazy person. I liked Yato's little flags, like he was a tour guiding taking them around town. Instead of important historical sites it was spots where Yato and Hiyori interacted. And I must say...if Yato wanted to make some actual money he could go into the art industry. What a good picture there folks. Hiyori sorta just smiled and nodded, like this was all for naught. It did get her thinking later on, mostly on how sad Yato looked. Not that Yato knew that.
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You've gone soft on me Yato!
Still Yato went on. Maybe his determination is what started to change Yuki's mind about how serious this all was. Yuki might have made fun of Yato for spending all his money, his hard earned money, on the markers for a picture book for Hiyori but I think deep down Yuki was touched. Like wow Yato really does care, like he cares about me. So I sorta had the feels when Nora and her new friend Rabo came and started that fight. :( All the lovely markers ended up on the ground. Yato spent so much time earning that money and he used it all on Hiyori. I mean..I guess in the end the markers were okay as Yato did make his book but still. I was like noooooo! :(
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Could you stop torturing me please? Why the obsession?!
So yeah Nora and Rabo. Nora stole Hiyori's memories. It seems that Nora.....despite being a treasure weapon for many gods really, really likes Yato. Wants to be his treasure weapon again. And that her plan to get rid of Yuki didn't work. So why not get rid of something else Yato has? Because that is how you make someone like you folks. Also what the hell is going on with Rabo? It is clear that Rabo and Yato were in the same business back in the day and maybe he is sad to see his former...friend in such a state. But he does he gain by helping Nora? Especially when Nora was like well I will give you back Hiyori's memories if you defeat Rabo. Rabo is like say what treasure weapon? But since Nora isn't playing with a full deck of cards I guess I shouldn't dwell on it.... Yuki and Yato got their asses kicked. All over the place. Poor Yuki. I am not sure how much more he can take before breaking into tiny pieces on the ground. 

Yuki was sent over to Kofuku's to get patched up while Yato went to see Tenjin. Well Yato missed out on a little impromptu meeting. It actually made sense and wasn't forced. Bishamon sensed a disturbance since Yato and Nora stirred up a bunch of Phantoms. Maybe the meeting was a little special given the people at it though? Not exactly one big happy family there....I like how Kazuma is the one who knows everything. I understand Yuki being left out in the loop but everyone else has been around long enough to know things right? Guess not. Anyway it was story time about Rabo, how he isn't from the Far Shore in terms of his godness. He was made into a legend due to how awful he was. He seems really cold, I will give them that. The part of the story that worried Yuki was the fact that Rabo and Yato used to work together. Like err I don't think I like this.....Good job Yuki recognizing this. But given how things have turned out I think the whole I will give Yuki divine punishment and I kill humans was just Yato trying to act tough. He has put that behind him and is a “good” god now. Plus if this was good enough for Hiyori it is good enough for Yuki apparently.
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Yuki and his face of brave.
While all this walk down memory lane WHAT Yato might be a baddie Yato has gone out. To actually help Hiyori. I guess Tenjin is the oldest and the wisest among the group but it just seems odd that Yato has a house full of people who are powerful and might help. Maybe. Okay maybe not Bishamon. Anyway Yato just got his Yuki back and is concerned that another battle might end very badly. See that concern there? But Yato can't just sit by and do nothing for Hiyori. Onward to Tenjin. Who has the same advice as last time. Maybe Hiyori is better off not remembering Yato. OH THANKS! Thanks for the help. How about the fact that Nora is this crazy and went to see Hiyori? She will always be in danger. Yet Yato just focused on the protection part. Maybe Hiyori will be better off somehow. :( Taking the wind out of his sails. Which is sad as Yuki just took the I LOVE YATO pills. Who cares if you were the god of calamity. It is time to find Hiyori and make her remember right boss?! What do you mean no?! Err be careful on how much of a tantrum you throw there young Yuki.
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Why can't Yato have a respectable jacket my gosh?
Thankfully Yuki was like FINE. You give up on Hiyori. I will pick up the slack. To be fair Yato had already put in a lot of effort in to helping Hiyori so he is allowed to have his moment. Yuki and the others didn't take what was happening to Hiyori as seriously before so time to step up. Hiyori really, really seemed off this episode. I know she lost her memories of Yato but still. Glad it got explained though. Like look at me, I am Yuki the great and I have a story to tell you. Then Hiyori just sat there all blah on the grass while Yuki put his heart and soul into reading Yato's manga out loud. Okay Yuki did one page. I think....the book might have worked. It helped that earlier in the day Hiyori had accidentally drawn Yato and Yuki on her notebook. The idea of them being friends was already planted. didn't work. Hiyori asked for the notebook and poof she no longer remembered Yuki. Cue the tears.
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She is taking all the memories!!!
What happened?! Obviously Nora happened. See she didn't just take Hiyori's memories of Yato. No no because that would actually make sense. She just wanted Yato away from Hiyori. So maybe he will come back to her one day. No Nora decided to force Yato into fighting her and Rabo so someone DIES. Because Hiyori is losing all her memories and will be just a walking shell soon if Yato doesn't act. Yeah this plan makes sense folks. In such a way that it doesn't. Nora is insane right? Haha now you have to fight me and get attention to save Hiyori. Yato is pissed but pulls himself together to find a crying Yuki who has failed with the manga. :( Both boys are pretty upset but are like...lets do this! Even if it's super dangerous. That is what men do, protect the princess right?!
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Wait for me people I don't know!
The episode ends with Yato and Yuki being a little creepy. They are going off into battle to get Hiyori her memories back. Which is a good thing. I am not sure why they had to tell Hiyori herself as she no longer remembers either of them. I mean....did they want to freak her out? Like hey Hiyori you don't remember us but we are going to fix that. Don't you worry! Err I wasn't? The only reason this scene happened was to make Hiyori come with them on the trip. She is a curious person even if she is losing her memories. Let me just reach out and touch them so my soul can go along too. Yeah seems a little forced to get Hiyori at the final battle. Meh. I am sure it will all work out though...right?

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