Annotated Anime: Oshiete! Galko-chan episode 10


What do the boys think?

When I first started watching Oshiete! Galko-chan it wasn't for the visuals or the premise, it was because it was kinda interesting to see the show answer these quite weird questions. Questions and queries that made you go 'hmmm...' but were too bizarre or risque to be asked in public. As the episodes continue there is an inverse relationship between these questions asked and characters introduced, as shown in this episode. 

With the show starting to head towards the final stretch of its 12 episode season, we're starting to learn a bit more about the rest of the cast that Galko interacts with. In this case, it's those three boys that just can't get enough of the blonde protagonist. This episode's lead is Charao, the blonde dude with the earrings. He's not the nerdy one or the tall silent boy, he's the guy that sometimes talks to Galko and, like his entourage, isn't a stranger of imagining Galko is different situations that are far from the truth. Case in point where he notices that Galko is wearing a male shirt causing him to assume Galko is seeing someone.

Like the last episode, there isn't a lot of learning to be done here. One question is whether baldness is caused by a high sex drive. Enter Otako to mention something to do with the levels of hormones and family genetics. Not an in-depth answer but enough to subside the question and to bring up the fact that Galko is a nosey person. She can't stop mothering the whole class thus joining in with every conversation including male-centric ones about bikini models. 

Even though this episode features the least screen time for Galko, she is still the topic of most discussions. It would've been interesting to see the male version of Galko with the guys asking male mysteries such as: do males sit down to pee or do they prefer to wear boxers or briefs? The episode was decent overall as it was surprising how much I enjoyed following the male members of the cast. The finale with Charao and his Kouhei is sweet and I would like to see more of them in the future. 

Things I learnt from watching Galko-chan

  • Ojou VA does the narration, and it's adorable The faceless narrator has an adorable voice
  • Ojou has her own sound effect
  • Otao represents 90% of the viewer base for Galko-chan
  • Nikuko has the god-like breast control whilst running

[Watch Oshiete! Galko-chan on Crunchy Roll]

Things I learnt from watching Galko-chan

  • Ojou's smug look is amazing
  • We cannot trust everything Otako says is true
  • It could be possible that when losing weight your boobs go first because it's made of different fat.... possibly. They never really clarify it.

[Watch Oshiete! Galko-chan on Crunchy Roll]

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