Toradora! 23

Toradora!

Oh wow, that was an awesome ending. I salute the way the director has been crafting this episode to spring on us. The confrontation and explosion in the computer lab was just so awesomely done. Now, if bloody Ryuji can stop being so undecided and go after Taiga…. especially after Minorin’s relinquishment.

Toradora!

Anyways, Taiga in twin-tails and meido-fuku was kinda refreshing to see…

Toradora!

Oh god, I can’t believe that idiot Haruta actually got himself a girlfriend already!

Toradora!

Despite how they started out, Taiga and Ami sure are best of friends now. In fact, I’d actually think that Ami’s more closer to Taiga than Minorin is.

Toradora!

And of course, Bro-Ami was magnificent this episode. This show might be titled “Toradora!”, but my real heroine will always be Ami.

21 Comments

  1. arigatou Said,

    March 13, 2009 @ 1:12 am

    Oh I want Ami for a girl friend but she won’t tolerate a thick headed person.

  2. Troll Said,

    March 13, 2009 @ 1:33 am

    WHAT? the show was called toradora? MINDFUCKINGBLOWN!

  3. lord_jagganath Said,

    March 13, 2009 @ 2:57 am

    I DEMAND a spin-off novel about AMIN!!!! and then an OAV will do thank you very much

  4. blackinmind Said,

    March 13, 2009 @ 3:57 am

    was that Ryuuji’s mom getting mad in the preview or tiaga?

  5. Haesslich Said,

    March 13, 2009 @ 9:34 am

    blackinmind: If you can’t tell the difference between a blonde with a voluptuous body and a brunette so flat that even childrens’ swimsuits hang loosely on her chest, you’ve got issues. ;)

  6. TJ Said,

    March 13, 2009 @ 11:38 am

    Kouji pwned everyone by getting a girlfriend first lol.

    Taiga could have sold all the chocolates by herself, but unfortunately Ryuji “the Gangster Eyes” Takasu was standing nearby, so thereby a bit of help from our resident model Ami was necessary.

  7. Kagekyuubi Said,

    March 13, 2009 @ 6:11 pm

    AMIN FOR THE WIN!

  8. coushi Said,

    March 13, 2009 @ 8:13 pm

    I was always a supporter of minorin, but she annoyed me this episode. She was blowing a right trumpet at tiaga for the exact same reason she didnt go for ryuuji ahhh, hypocrite.
    Tiaga doesnt confess to ryuuji because of minorin, minorin doesnt accept her own feelings towards ryuuji because of taiga. So annoying. He should just go for ami!!
    I wont be happy if he ends up with taiga.

  9. Kaisos Said,

    March 13, 2009 @ 10:15 pm

    Too bad then, you won’t be happy.

  10. zacjay Said,

    March 14, 2009 @ 1:49 am

    YES! AMIN FOR THE WIN. She’s the true star of the show, and frankly (imo) the most exciting character to watch, contrary to her air time. KitaEri, her seiyuu, was absolutely brilliant as well. As a matter of fact, I think her character development was the most out of the 5 of them over the course of the series, and at the same time, exceptionally nuanced.

    I really don’t want this series to end, not only because of Amin but all 5 of them. Seriously, I don’t mind if they all stayed in status quo (forever) because the group dynamics and chemistry are awesome.

  11. Hayate-kun Said,

    March 14, 2009 @ 1:50 am

    Yeah I agree on the computer lab part… wgiven the smallest possible time, the tension was able to rocket sky-high. However I got a little irritated at Minorin for exploding at Taiga; because to me, she’s guilty of those things herself

    I guess I’ll be satisfied with a Ryuuji x Taiga end
    …but in my heart it will always be Ami~n for the win!!!

    (BTW wouldn’t having a mother as beautiful as Yasuko be torture? (assuming that you wouldn’t want to do anything weird to her coz SHE’S YOUR MOM! now if she’s NOT then…) she’s my kind of MILF =p~

  12. Kaisos Said,

    March 14, 2009 @ 2:20 am

    This episode. Was incredible.

    Absolutely incredible.

  13. Seratil Said,

    March 14, 2009 @ 9:01 pm

    heh,

    Taiga: No Minorin YOU should have Ryuuji.
    Minorin: no way, he should be yours.
    Taiga: Im sure of it, take him!
    Minorin: But you would make such a nice couple!
    Ryuuji: I’m going over to Ami’s place (o_o)

    :P i didn’t fully understand the last scene, but i understood that Minorin and taiga hinder each other with Ryuuji or, as Coushi said; Taiga doesn’t confess to Ryuuji because of Minorin, Minorin doesn’t accept her own feelings towards ryuuji because of taiga.

  14. Tourbillon Said,

    March 14, 2009 @ 10:54 pm

    We need an Amin: AFTER STORY.

  15. avidphan Said,

    March 15, 2009 @ 7:40 am

    i agree…we need another series with all of them….senior year….not just focusing on amin..because shes annoying me as well…all of them annoy me with their hidden feelings…but hers is most annoying..because she knows all of them like ryuugi..including herself…but she doesnt confess eitha….she simply throws out statements here and there and acts always depressing around ryuugi…but cmon…..ryuugi is like any particular guy……hints hints hints are not gonna get a man…..a man needs woman to be upfront….like men are…..period…personally ryuugi should just bang all three at the same time….

  16. Clockwork Said,

    March 15, 2009 @ 10:12 am

    I know! I just wont be happy unless they make some kinda spinnoff of this, or make the ending the best freaking ending EVER. anythings possible, after all, Ami did change a hell of a lot from the snotty brat she was. maybe shell end up with Ryuugi or Kitamura? hmmmm….

  17. Epi Said,

    March 16, 2009 @ 3:37 am

    This whole show would be better if Ryuji and Taiga just remain best of friends and go about their own ways in love.

  18. SexyTime Said,

    March 17, 2009 @ 12:37 am

    I agree with the threesome. You have the short one, the upbeat one, and the super-hot model

  19. Ragna Said,

    March 18, 2009 @ 2:32 am

    Bah, so much unhappiness from shippers. Maybe we should just have a Ryuuji Kitamura end.

  20. Seratil Said,

    March 20, 2009 @ 12:20 am

    Ragna, you are awesome…

  21. _Katana Said,

    March 22, 2009 @ 12:51 pm

    I know this is a long shot, but they’re in second year right, meaning they have one more year? … If only some big twist happened and they aired another season showing their last year or afterwards( like clannad after story) but that wont happen…Pretty sad to see this group of character’s lives come to an end =[

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