CLANNAD After Story 03: Saishuu Heiki Imouto

CLANNAD After Story

“Isogai Sanako, jyunanasai desu~~!”

キタ━━━(゜∀゜)━━━!!!!! *faints* They really did it! I knew they couldn’t let such an awesome chance slip past by. It just wouldn’t be Kyo Ani otherwise.

However, this ends up being a Mei-focused episode, despite the facade presented by the preview last week, and oh wow, I am LUCKY that I’m not Stripey. Even non-imoutokon like me nearly died from Mei’s “Onii-chan~”, what more a full on self-confessed siscon. Tomoya takes the full brunt of Mei’s Imouto attacks this week, and oh boy, never has the word “Onii-chan~” gained such destructive power. Seriously, it’s so powerful that it should only be used upon authorization of the UN’s Sec-Gen and the five Security Council members. This is a weapon so gentle yet so deadly, it may one day end all wars. Oh god, what am I rambling about now?

*Ahem*, despite the high parts of the episode, this remains a serious one as well, as Mei continues dealing with her troublesome brother, who’s… well, you know how he is, and she wants him to become a kind and nice person again, like when they were both younger and he would regularly save Mei from the local bullies. She also would like for him to regain a purpose in life too, like when he was in the soccer club, but the trauma of what happened still hangs deeply inside him. She’d even go as far to a pretend relationship with Tomoya to “incite” him back.

A nice balancing job that KyoAni did for this episode, between the moments of fun and serious drama. They sure went all out on Mei this week, and it’s not surprising since we won’t be seeing much of her after they’ve done her story. While it’s gonna be sad to see her take a backseat… I’m somewhat glad on the other hand that we might not see her for a while. Any more longer, I think I might just give up and join the Stripey camp.

CLANNAD After Story

CLANNAD After Story

Mei-chan GLOMP ATTACK!

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Mei not loli enough for you? Here’s an even more loli-er version!

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CLANNAD After Story

Tomoya’s reaction says it all. Never has the word “Onii-chan” been so deadly.

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CLANNAD After Story

Although…. he should really restrain the “Moeee~!” reactions a bit in public. Nice timing, Kyou, Ryou and Kotomi!

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Zukyun!!

Ahh, god, those eyes…. those absolutely adorable puppy dog eyes…..

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“Eehhhh, is that guy a lolicon or a siscon?”

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CLANNAD After Story

CLANNAD After Story

CLANNAD After Story

CLANNAD After Story

CLANNAD After Story

In between Mei-chan’s puppy-dog eyes and her “Oniichan~~” calls, Tomoya’s wallet stands no chance at all.

CLANNAD After Story

CLANNAD After Story

“Hishishishishishi…” Oh god, that laugh. It sounds so deviously cute.

CLANNAD After Story

“‘sup Sunohara, I’m dating your sister now instead of Nagisa.” “WHAAAAAAAAAT?”

CLANNAD After Story

CLANNAD After Story

Hauuuu~~ Moping Mei-chan looks so sad. I’d give her hug if I could just reach through the dimensional gap.

26 Comments

  1. Nemo_N Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 5:33 am

    We won’t walk away from Clannad with our health intact.

  2. Haesslich Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 6:02 am

    Ah, good – the immortal line was used. Sanako is indeed forever 17 years old. ;)

  3. FFVIIKnight Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 6:20 am

    So Clannad -AFTER STORY- is really bad for my health. MOE attacks with every episode… not sure if my heart could take it any longer…

  4. Ithekro Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 6:35 am

    Nipah~

  5. irrelevance Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 7:55 am

    even though I knew this already, but Sunohara is an @$$.

  6. Myssa Rei Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 8:41 am

    Haess: Well, it does help that she DOES look the age in CLANNAD. Still, hearing Sanae say the immortal line illicited a snicker out of me. Too bad, since we’re in the Sunohara siblings sub-route right now, the fun will be diminished a bit with Youhei being a douche and all.

  7. ryggim Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 10:30 am

    The brokenness! The brokenness! Yet I still watch it ^^

  8. Haesslich Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 11:01 am

    Myssa: Given who her seiyuu IS, they had to use the line. There’s a reason Zoku Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei had her use the line… and then add the number of days that came out to her real age.

  9. Heero Yuy Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 1:41 pm

    This show is breaking me in so many ways that I thought I couldn’t be broken….seriously… that onii-chan hurt more than when I jumped out of the hospital without fully deploying my parachute…

  10. hayate-kun Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 5:44 pm

    well i thought i that I’d be able to resist the “onii-chan” attack… but it still got through me… kyaaa (*insert odd moe-smitten pose here*) lolz

  11. Crest Zoneria Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 6:52 pm

    I’m amazed it had to be Kotomi and the Fujibayashis who witnessed the “Onii-chan” scene. I wonder what would come if it were Akio or Tomoyo.

  12. someone you met outside Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 8:54 pm

    i died…

  13. Kherubim Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 9:37 pm

    Yep, that line must be uttered, if only she said those lines in MGS3…

    Mei… those eyes and expressions… more powerful than a Starlight Breaker, I’m a Kyou/Tomoyo-type aficionado, but even the power of the loli-siscon compels me >_

  14. Rawr Said,

    October 17, 2008 @ 10:00 pm

    Uhhh, that pic of mei stepped out of the realm of loli and into the realm of toddler. Don’t advocate it.

  15. 4nBlue Said,

    October 18, 2008 @ 2:12 am

    I can never get tired with the “jyunanasai desu”.
    Today I also happened to listen to Code Geass Sound Stage 4 where they also used it.

    Cecile: Cecile Croomy jyunanasai desu~!
    Lloyd: Well then everyone in a big voice!
    Everyone: Oi oi!!!!

  16. Kurogane Shiroikaze Said,

    October 18, 2008 @ 2:22 am

    Oh damn, I haven’t listened to that yet. It’s been sitting on in the playlist for a while now. I loved the Geass dorama CD’s.

  17. Silent Minstrel Said,

    October 18, 2008 @ 2:56 am

    As is Sanae Cosplay damage is not high enough….now we have onii-chan-attack, the ultimate insta-death technique to every male.

  18. [Ascaloth] CLANNAD ~After Story~, Episode 3 at Riuva : Research Institute for Unicultural Visual Arts Said,

    October 18, 2008 @ 3:46 am

    […] 1% [?] Published by Ascaloth October 18th, 2008 in Ascaloth, Anime Isogainoue KikuSanako, jyuu-nana-sai desu! Meme: A term first used by Richard Dawkins (1976)* to describe "a unit of […]

  19. Silent Minstrel Said,

    October 18, 2008 @ 4:43 am

    jyunanasai desu…orz, and Nagisa is already 18…

  20. Ithekro Said,

    October 18, 2008 @ 8:42 am

    “Older sister, Sanae, older.”

  21. Clear Said,

    October 18, 2008 @ 11:38 am

    you god damn loli-siscons…

    but still, that “onii-chan” is just had me going ugh (facepalm.jpg)… it burns, it burns!!!

  22. Nya~n Said,

    October 19, 2008 @ 10:05 pm

    give it up, Kurogane, just join the imoutocon camp. Either that or the SanaeMILF army.

  23. Kurogane Shiroikaze Said,

    October 19, 2008 @ 10:13 pm

    I just can’t win, can’t I?

  24. kazekaeru Said,

    October 20, 2008 @ 6:35 am

    Oi oi, Onee-chan! Seriously, Inoue Kikuko is going to kill me one of these days. She’s just too damn amazing. Eien juunanasai, Onee-chan!!

    Mei’s “onii-chan” is an amazing harem-destroying technique. Beware!

    Someone needs to make a “moe-by-death phrase” ranking. This episode would have two in the top 10.

    Commander Kazekaeru from the 1st Panzer Brigade of the SanaeMILF Army

  25. Omonomono » Imouto no Yousei Said,

    October 20, 2008 @ 8:59 am

    […] to WAAAAAGH for his pointed illustration of Mei in CLANNAD. But while reading about it (there and elsewhere …) and watching the particular episode myself, it occurred to me that this was exactly the […]

  26. Wanko to Kurasou « The Orange Farm Said,

    October 23, 2008 @ 11:31 am

    […] a Clannad 03 post, weren’t you?  Well, a couple bloggers have already screen shot the death out of you-know-which-scene, my inferiority complex requires me […]

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