Go! Princess Precure Episode 37
LET THE FANGIRL SCREAMS ENSUE.
HOLY SHIT, TOEI YOU FREAKING TEASE!!!! Oh my god, I was SO SURE, SO CONFIDENT that Kanata was going to take Hirano’s place for the play- and to be perfectly honest- I would have died. BUT NO. THEY HAD HARUKA, OF ALL PEOPLE INTERFERE WITH THIS GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE TWO TO PERFORM TOGETHER ON STAGE. Not to say I don’t agree with Haruka’s sentiments of wanting to perform with everyone, including Hirano who had gotten injured while trying to run from Stop and Freeze. In fact, what she said made perfect sense and it did pay off in grand way (including covering for Hirano when he fell by adding an ad-lib to continue the flow of the scene). But this is where my shipper bias got the better of me. My heart was melting during the scene where Kanata was helping her practice with her lines and expression. I was flailing non-stop and I was just so happy okay? It was such a precious and beautiful scene. Seriously, I mean I probably should have expected Kanata to play a role in this episode, but for some reason I didn’t- but it was actually a good thing because it just made it all the more exciting!
But Haruka’s deep convictions of supporting those around her is truly drawing Kanata’s attention towards her. He is in awe of what she is doing, how strongly she believes in protecting and nurturing dreams, and making sure no one loses out on an opportunity they had worked hard for.
It was awesome to see Stop and Freeze cause even more of a riot today by capturing two dreams. Hirano’s Zetsuborg’s form was insane, and was quite a handful- had it not been for Haruka’s absolute resolve to make sure they get back to the performance on time with a complete attendance, they would have been in deep trouble considering Minami just BARELY stopped Furuya’s Zetsuborg’s stopwatch bomb. They literally only had 70 seconds to fight.
Although it was relatively minor, it was still good to see Yui engage in an actual role today and be excited about her contributions. She was in charge of writing up the screenplay for Romeo and Juilet that their class were going to perform. It was fun to see her so enthusiastic about the project. As for Minami, her class performed Kaguya Princess, and Minami and Towa performed in Cinderella.
The preview, holy shit- I was not expecting this whatsoever. I was literally shouted out loud, “Oh my freaking god, don’t tell me Close is actually going to infiltrate the school. OH SNAP, HE IS.” Wow, I am really excited to see what kind of plot he is setting up. For Close to actually be engaged in this new development, this might be a sign that the Forest of Despair will soon be revealed. (Frankly I am shocked that no one has seen the thorns yet!)