Hi, everyone. I’m yukipapapa, a writer.
The second episode of “NEW GAME” is up!
In this episode, I enjoyed the interactions with other the team members including Hifumi. I love seeing how Aoba-chan is at everyone else’s back and call. She is so cute.
— TVアニメ『NEW GAME!』公式 (@nganime) July 11, 2016
1. Soothing to see the heartwarming interactions between super shy Hifumi and Aoba-chan!
The team members are developing a game together, every single character is unique and cute, such as a meddler, a laid back, a clutz, etc.
Among them all, this episode focuses on Hifumi Takimoto in the character team.
Hifumi is ultra-shy, what contrasts very well to energetic Aoba-chan.
She seems to be in a relatively high position in the team and everyone admires her, but she is so shy that she can only communicate with others on chat.
She got flurried when she noticed Aoba-chan was staring at her, and got her ear-phone unplugged to play the music very loud. The way she panicked really turned me on.
She has a lovely hedgehog as a pet, named Soujirou.
In one of her photos with Soujirou, her smile is so cute.
Her blushing red when Aoba-chan praised her smile is also cute!
In the end, she looks at Aoba-chan eating a meal and gets reminded of Soujirou. It appears that she has opened her mind to Aoba-chan.
I’m looking forward to seeing Hifumi’s new expressions from now on!
— TVアニメ『NEW GAME!』公式 (@nganime) July 12, 2016
2. The real party for adults…! Single girls party in utter chaos!
The girls in the team hold a welcome-party at an izakaya for Aoba-chan.
Yagami-san offered her super-spicy takoyaki, and Yun-san sitting nearby got drunk so fast, pestering her. Aoba-chan got overwhelmed by her first-time drinking party.
An unexpected side of Hifumi also gets revealed, she actually loves drinking.
Getting agitated by the girls talk about having a boyfriend or not, getting pestered around by Rin-san who usually acts mature and serious, being asked to place an order for Hifumi who can’t do it herself, and so on. Aoba-chan experienced what it’s like to be tossed by life outside the working place and concluded that this was an adult drinking party…!
She took another step up, climbing the adult ladder. What makes her grow in the next episode!? I can’t wait!
— TVアニメ『NEW GAME!』公式 (@nganime) July 13, 2016