Kämpfer Episode 06 — Like I said last week, this week’s episode is going to be AWESOME.
And I was right. This week has completely restored my opinion of Kampfer.
This episode, we FINALLY introduced Mikoto! Kondou Mikoto is the short-haired moe girl who’s been sending Natsuru, her long-time childhood friend and coincidentally also the male protagonist of this anime, a postcard from some obscure country every episode, up ’til now. She’s traveled the world, and now she’s come home to stake her claim on Natsuru-san.
So, let’s count Natsuru’s harem now: Akane, Student Council President (didn’t bother remembering her name), Sakura, the entire school, females AND males… and now Mikoto has arrived to steal him away!
This is immediately my favorite pairing. I admit I’m kinda a sucker for the “childhood friend” character type, but she is just too cute to resist.
She is voiced by Kana Asumi, whose name I haven’t heard of until now. She was Kiyal in Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann (so that’s where I remember the voice from <3333), Natsumi in Kyou no Go no Ni (don’t remember the voices from that, and maybe the anime voices were different from the OVA ones; haven’t watched the anime yet), Hyouka from To Aru Majutsu no Index, and finally… Ran from Shugo Chara!~~
So she’s acted a lot of characters I liked before ^^
Uguuuuu~ and her Kampfer-transformation is also uber uber cute!
Although I can’t quite say it’s original.
She’s not foul-mouthed and ill-mannered like Kampfer/Akane, but she still is ferocious and posesses most of the qualites I like about Kampfer/Akane. I hate normal Akane, by the way. She stole a wonderful name (Akane from Ranma 1/2) and has glasses (which are eww to me).
White/silver hair is also really cute, along with the black uniform (although… like, why? XD).
I also have grown to hate the student council president (whose name I still haven’t remembered yet). She’s ugly. She’s mean. She’s evil. She’s a badguy. NOTHING LIKE say Hinagiku-san (lol first person I jump to) or… or even Seitokai no Ichizon‘s president (whose name I also… happen to not remember.)
It’s weird, ‘cuz, anime characters generally call student council presidents “student council president” instead of their name, so I tend to not remember their names. Haha.
I think Seitokai‘s was named… … I can only think of “Aka-chan”, which is what the black-haired girl (secretary) calls her. Damn, I can’t remember the secretary’s name either… oh, right, Chizuru.
As for picture to the left’s caption… Mikoto is totally similar to Amu in many ways. Barring the “magical girl” plot-device-related topics, she has both a girly and a “Tch.” cool side. Too bad she doesn’t have a harem of her own (or maybe she’ll attain one in future eps… since it’s Kampfer, I could really see that coming.) Anyways, their hairstyles are quite different (I like both I guess… but pink gives Amu the advantage) and yes, ahoge is the mark of the elite.
To sum it up: this episode introduced Mikoto-chan, Natsuru’s long-time childhood friend. Obviously, it goes without saying that she is also in love with him (along with every other male AND female student that attends the school). Also, obviously she also turns out to be a Kampfer and shows us her mad pwnage sword skills. The absolute funniest moment this episode: when she found out female Natsuru was the male Natsuru. THAT MOMENT WAS AWESOME>>
If only every episode would turn out this great. SS. [10/10]