Seriously, Gakuen Babysitters(School Babysitters) puts you in such a great mood after you are done watching it. In this episode, we got to see more about the daily lives of the Kashima brothers, more of the tsundere chairwoman, and more evidence that Usaida is kind of a lazy-ass.
Japanese Original Episode Title: その2
Ryuchi and Kotaro wake up to go to school. Ryuchi leaves him with Usaida and the rest of the babies to go to class but they follow him without him realizing it. Hayato points out to him that babies are following him and then a girl named Inomata gives Ryuchi a hard time telling him that he is irresponsible, etc. When Ryuchi and Hayato take them back to the nursery, Usaida suddenly feels ill and Hayato takes him to the nurse’s office, leaving Ryuchiand Inomata to take care of them. Long story short, Inomata starts crying because she has no life and friends, and the babies comfort her. After that, Ryuchi wants to take Kotaro to the zoo during the weekend and the rest of the babies heard about it and wanted to come as well, so they decided to all go on a trip: Ryuchi, Usaida, the babies, and their mothers. The Sunday zoo adventure begins and the Kamitani brothers learn to deal with their feelings for each other.
Saikawa:This guy is the best. No, he is seriously the best, his name is saying it as well: 最高 (saiko) which means ‘the best’ in Japanese. Saiko, Saikawa? No? Am I the only one seeing this? I loved the scene when he imagined Kotaro with the old lady’s shaggy hair and said: ‘Adorable’. Plus he is a great cook. Love him.
The true battlefield: That scene made me giggle. The serious vibes that the moms gave and the way they were saying to each other to ‘not let it break you’ was hilarious.
Heavy Kotaro: At the opening scene whenRyuchi is sleeping and Kotaro wakes him up, Ryuchi says that Kotaro is heavy. Really, Ryuchi? Is Kotaro that heavy? He is a baby for the love of God. Yes, he looks a bit chubby but the question here should be: HOW WEAK ARE YOU?
Themes & Trivia
The names of the characters: When they mentioned that the chairwoman’s name, Yoko, comes from the same word as the word sheep (羊), I looked into it and realized that all the characters are named after animals. Ryuchi has 竜(Ryu) in his name which means dragon, Kotaro has 虎(Tora)which means tiger (how adorable, he wears tiger stuff all the time as well *^*), Hayato隼means falcon, Taka 鷹means hawk, Usaida兎(Usagi) means rabbit, Saikawa犀 (Sai) which means rhino (but I will stay true to my theory mentioned above), Takuma and Kazuma馬(Uma) which means horse, Sawatari猿(Saru) which means monkey and 鳥 (Tori) which means bird, Kumatsuka熊(Kuma) which means bear, and Inomata 猪(Inoshishi) which means boar. The more you know! ★
One thing that has been killing me since the first episode is that every time Hayato calls Ryuchi Kashima, the first thing that starts playing in my head is the ‘Gashina’ song by SUNMI. I am sorry but I just can’t help it.
Anyways, I think Inomata is going to be a pain in the ass. I didn’t feel her pain at all when she started crying and said ‘Studying is all I have’. Then get real and wake up, darling. Tsundere chairwoman should calm down about her hair as well. You have puffy and probably curly hair that are twice your size and you live in Japan, you think that people won’t react near them? Especially babies?
On the other hand, Usaida looks like he is a bit lazy and tries to make a profit out of everything. Who knows what kind of text he received and started faking a stomach ache, or maybe he is just into the nurse or someone else who works there. In any case, I don’t know if I would trust my baby to someone who sleeps all day and has pink hair. Hehe.
I am pretty sure that the next few episodes are going to be all about introducing the characters of the show. That means 1. More handsome boys 2. More adorable babies. I hope the rest of the female characters are going to be fun and interesting as well! Also, did I mention how much I love the fact that Saikawa is doing the previews for the next episodes? Oh yes…