Episode 6 Summary
Hopscotch, white-line walking… Sakamoto can even handle kid’s games with his style. Three elementary boys saw him and started following him. Even though they started out their challenge with hostility, they gradually grew to get attracted to him. But then, they faced an “obstacle” to get over!!
Three elementary school boys were playing hopscotch on the way home from school when they saw Sakamoto dribbling a rock with a brisk stride.
The rocks the boys had fell off into the water, and they were bewildered that the path was not for beginners like themselves.
Sakamoto also had his rock fell off from the path, but before it fell into the water, he jumped over the guardrail and managed to keep his rock to continue running with it on the wall of the canal.
The physical law does not apply to Sakamoto. Why can he run on the wall? Because it’s Sakamoto!
Next, the elementary boys and Sakamoto were on the way home walking on the white line painted on the street while never stepping off the line.
It was rather hard for elementary boys to balance out on the narrow white line, but Sakamoto was walking on it in a dignified manner.
When they saw another pedestrian on their way, Sakamoto managed to continue the walk by calling out to him, “your shoe is untied”, hopping over the man squatting down to tie his shoe.
Finally, they saw the white line disconnected. The leader of the boys couldn’t give it up and suggested to jump toward a white “STOP” sign ahead, but they found it beyond their reach.
Sakamoto offered them a roll of toilet paper as a parting gift. The boys’ leader shove it away in frustration. That toilet paper, however, opened a path for them with the disconnected white line, to allow the four to continue walking elegantly, waving their hands to others on the street.
As they reached a local super market, Sakamoto rolled up the toilet paper, telling the boys that there’s a standing buffet party held in the first-floor food court there. One of the boys found his mother leaving the super market from grocery shopping and decided that they had to go home. They asked Sakamoto for his autographs before leaving.
The latter half of the episode started with a voice of the class representative’s heart, whose hobby was secretly taking photos of Sakamoto.
Finding a ghost in the photos she took, she wanted to inform Sakamoto of the ghost photos, but she was too scared to creep him out by letting him know of her secret hobby.
Sakamoto did not seem to notice the psychic phenomenon. He was completely calm when he saw a bundle of hair in the bathroom sink but instead washed it nicely and attached it to Kubota as hair extensions.
She wanted to inform Sakamoto of the danger somehow and talked to Kubota. He advised her to ask herself because she must have something in common with this ghost.
She saw Sakamoto playing a butt sumo with his friends, started taking his pictures secretly again. Then she saw Aina offering him sweets, and that depressed her, realizing that she could only watch him from the shadows like the ghost.
After seeing the photos she shot consecutively, she noticed that the ghost was trying to say something. She hurriedly developed the photos and ran to Sakamoto with them.
She persuaded him that the ghost was trying to tell him that she likes him. Sakamoto then buried his face in the copying machine, making a message of “thank you very much” with photocopies.
The ghost saw them happily and set rest in peace, and now the class representative can take pictures of Sakamoto looking straight at her camera.
The additional scene at the end was Sakamoto trying to popularize a new dish at the school cafeteria, “Napolitan Spaghetti”. He used his secret technique “Subliminal Effect” and succeeded to make it a standard dish on the menu.
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