Deep wisdom from Hozuki no Reitetsu

We still haven’t seen a significant appearance from the cute office-lady who has a prominent place in the opening. She got a little screen time during Episode 2, but given her position in the opening, I would expect her to be a major character.

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Episode 4 is mostly about wise proverbs, some of which are deeper than others.

Not so deep – in fact, if my limited Japanese is correct, this is a translator’s joke, not in the original. It refers to Mel Brooks’ Blazing Saddles, not the the tanukis of the original Japanese dialogue.

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This proverb is a bit deeper:
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And at some points, the episode resembles a Joseph Campbell seminar:
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