Mawaru Penguindrum 05

Mawaru Penguindrum

Ringo 1 – 0 Penguin Alien Queen

LOL, the penguin queen got owned by Ringo. Well, can’t say she wasn’t asking for it, calling her a stalker slut and even worse names. But dammit, I didn’t fucking expect that! Oh well, some beings need to get told eat humble pie sometimes.

Anyways, applause for Kanba’s manliness and sheer determination…

Mawaru Penguindrum

Seriously, he actually caught up to a truck and hung on to the hat for god knows how long, getting dragged on the road just to get it back. That was admittedly fucking manly of him. Also good job there, #1, for carrying a magic arm along. Still, I wonder where he got that pile of cash from. I certainly hope it’s “clean” as he says.

And evil Hocchan character with magical memory-erasure bullets. Show is getting more and more intriguing by the week.


  1. Izaak Said,

    August 5, 2011 @ 9:31 pm

    FUCK YEAH, one of the best shows this season. An earnest quality in every single frame of animation, no matter how insignificant.

  2. Metalnsnakezero Said,

    August 5, 2011 @ 10:24 pm

    That god damn Ringo and that god damn chase scene. Indeed the best of the season.

  3. Yyi Said,

    August 6, 2011 @ 3:11 am

    Well…if anyone were to get hit by bullets that big at point blank, you’ll definitely lose your memory.

    Also…endless truck dragging Kanba scene was endless. I was actually waiting for the lorry to run into a red light and probably have Kanba smash into the back of the truck. ‘Good Bye’ indeed.

  4. Shay Guy Said,

    August 6, 2011 @ 3:14 am

    Well, can’t say she wasn’t asking for it, calling her a stalker slut and even worse names.

    Might be good to wait till another translation comes out. One thing I liked: this is the first episode where we’ve seen a Survival Strategy summoning through the end as perceived by the characters in it. Another thing: gg finally just giving up on figuring out what Boushi-sama says at the end of the summoning sequences.

  5. Shay Guy Said,

    August 6, 2011 @ 5:17 am

    OK, I went over both gg’s and Nutbladder’s translations:

    Boushi-sama: “I’ve had enough of listening to your bullshit, you stupid bitch.”
    Ringo: “What are you saying, Himari?”
    Boushi-sama: “Hurry and hand over your rotten delusional ambition, this ‘Fate Diary,’ to that dumbass.”
    Ringo: “H-hey, what the hell is going on? Himari, what’s wrong with you?”
    Boushi-sama: “What’s wrong with you? You perverted stalker slut.”
    Ringo: “Why would you say something so mean, Himari… This is all a big joke, right?”
    Boushi-sama: /spits “Such insolence! How dare you talk back to me? You rotten, puke-brained, bitch-ass whore.”
    Ringo: “That was totally uncalled for! You didn’t have to call me that!”
    No. 2: /button
    Ringo: /falls
    Boushi-sama: “Hey, slave. Don’t just stand there! Go snatch her diary.”

    Boushi-sama: “Shut up and listen, bitch. That’s all We demand.”
    Ringo: “What are you talking about, Himari!?”
    Boushi-sama: “Get over your psycho fantasies. Give the brat your ‘fate diary’.”
    Ringo: “What the heck is going on!? What’s happened to you, Himari!?”
    Boushi-sama: “You’re the one who’s acting funny. You creepy pervert stalker.”
    Ringo: “Why are you being so mean, Himari!? You’re just joking around, right?”
    Boushi-sama: /spits “What kind of scum dares ignore Our decree? You’re a sick, twisted little slut.”
    Ringo: “That’s mean! I’m not that bad!”
    No. 2: /button
    Ringo: /falls
    Boushi-sama: “Furniture. Quit gawking! Chop chop! Take her diary!”

    So it seems it wasn’t just gg. For anyone who knows Japanese better, is this kind of dissonance between the imperial queen-to-subjects tone and the low-class insults in the original dialogue?

  6. ithekro Said,

    August 6, 2011 @ 5:21 am

    “Furniture”? Okay….

  7. Kurogane Shiroikaze Said,

    August 6, 2011 @ 8:17 am

    The translation from gg is pretty much correct in terms of severity. Penguin Queen was really being super harsh on Ringo.

  8. Azure Said,

    August 6, 2011 @ 10:38 am

    I applauded twice throughout the episode

  9. Silver Said,

    August 6, 2011 @ 11:34 am

    Shoma’s not that bad either. I mean he tried really hard as well which is evident by his torn socks and how long he ran after the truck.

    But wow… the queen sure is damn harsh. It’s amusing and kind of scary at the same time.

  10. Shay Guy Said,

    August 7, 2011 @ 6:07 pm

    Severity and harshness, sure. But what seemed weird to me was that she wasn’t insulting Ringo like a queen insulting a peasant. Her language didn’t sound like she came from a royal court; it sounded like she came from the inner city. I mean, “rotten, puke-brained, bitch-ass whore” is the sort of thing I’d expect from Jerry Springer, not from a domineering noblewoman.

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