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Otome's Friends (and possibly Taisuke) won't be in the clear for longWhy? Well, remember how that one girl they bullied (and in the case of Taisuke, raped) snapped in the finale? Yeah. If this troper recalled correctly, there was another show where something like this happened, girl got bullied by both students and her step-sister, she snapped and killed them all. This Troper has the feeling like that is gonna happen to Otome's Friends and possibly Taisuke.
The series represents the fantasies, daydreams and personal fiction of Makoto Itou.Most of the events in the show are but fleeting day dreams of the main character. Considering Makoto is terribly afraid of women at the beginning of the series, plus the Valentines OVA, it seems incredibly fantastical that everything that moves would suddenly become so attracted to him. Why else wouldall the women suddenly love him? Have sex with him? Have three-ways? Murder each other over him?
The series is an RPG of School Days...and the PC doesn't care about getting a bad ending.The whole series is the player-character jerking around the girls: Makoto's fickleness is because the PC keeps switching girls to focus on. The bad ending of the anime is the PC's punishment for not treating the girls well.
Makoto is Bi-PolarWhen he finally gets together to Kotonoha, the elation his acomplishement-as well finally losing his virginity- triggers an extreme bout of mania. That drives him to want to experience as much sex as possible. It also result in him beacoming bored with the realtionship stuff if Kotonoha and seek out the other girls. He doesn't consider their feeling because he is to absorbed in his own euphoria and his own heightned sense of self worth, which is also why it is not until Sekai sticks the kitchen knife in his gut that even occours to him that his actions might have consequences.
Makoto is actually Medium Aware and extremely bored all the way throughMakoto knows that he is the male hero of an eroge and been though these scenarios countless times. He knows exactly what to say to get both Sekai (and Kotonoha) to fall in love with and live Happily Ever After. He knows exactly how to let the other one down easy- so that each lets him go and be happy for the both of them. He knows exactly how to get them both to go along with living with a Tenchi Solution- and even how to get the hearts of everyone else- Makoto may have even tried all of the Gay Option! He done everything in the game possible and is now bored... So this time around he goes "F*ck It, next time- I shall be an asshole to everyone- just to see what happens next." The result is the School Days anime. The reason why Makoto doesn't seem to realize that his actions might have consequences is because (in his own mind) they don't have consequences. No matter what he does, once these scenarios fully unfolded, ending credits always play and the game will go back to the Title Screen- he selects "New Game" and he's back on the train, watching Kotonoha reread her book and starts all over. He shall be a nice guy then.
Makoto is somehow related to T.C. from PreacherBecause that would be funny
Island Days will feature..
Island Days will have no H-scene.
In Island Days, Makoto will have Ayumu's children, Rika's son,and Kei's children as love interest.
The reason for Sekai's apparent insanity and Setsuna's foolishness: Inbreeding.Think about it. Both girls are the end result of multiple levels of and multiple generations of incest. Tomaru is the grandparent of both girls and the great grandparent of Setsuna. Meanwhile, Tomaru's own son, Shun Hazama, is the father of both of them. Add to that, but the progenitors of both bloodlines is Tomaru and Moegi Inou, half-siblings, and Setsuna's bloodline it descended from the incestuous relationship between Tomaru and his daughter with Moegi, Kagura. There is so much incest going on here its unbelievable. Which is also the reason that Makoto ending up with either one would be horrible. He is related to both girls multiple ways and they already have multiple levels of incest. Not only that, but seeing as Shun is his half-brother, he is technically their half-uncle (technically he is more than that due to being related multiple ways, but that is the closest relation). That level of incest has consequences. It also shows that, whether he is aware or not, Makoto is becoming more like his father than he realized. On the other hand, this explains why their mental states are lacking. Years of interbreeding at all levels has finally caught up with both bloodlines.
The phone curse is real — and lives up to its name.In both the anime and the manga, the phone curse is mentioned again shortly before the Bad End, as if to remind us. What if there's more to it than just a good-luck charm? Both Makoto and Sekai screwed up and didn't come close to three weeks before they were caught. Really, how likely is any student to go that long without their wallpaper being seen? Maybe this phone thing is a genuine, vengeful curse with an evil spirit behind it — after all, doesn't School Days feel like a story Yomi might tell?