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  • Hatoko's rant at Andou in Episode 7 has been one of the most defining moments of the series. The whole rant clocks at two and a half minutes; here it is, in all of it's glory:
    Hatoko: I don't understand. I don't understand! I don't understand a single word you say, Ju-kun! I don't understand what's good about the things you call good! I don't understand! I can't understand! What's so cool about "Bloody"? I don't like blood. Bleeding just hurts! What's so cool about "madness"? I don't understand what's good about being crazy! What do you mean by "sinful"? What's so good about having sin? Is it cool being a criminal? And what's with "chaos", anyway? Chaos? What about it? What about "darkness"? You want it to be dark? Between justice and evil, why is evil better? Why do you prefer evil? Isn't it evil because it's wrong? What's so cool about your right arm aching? "I love the feeling of being unable to control my power"? What's that? That just makes you a fool! It's much cooler when you have control! That's worthy of respect! What's so awesome about hiding your power all the time? That's just slacking off! It's much cooler to face things head-on, at full strength, without hiding anything! Why do you give everything nicknames and aliases? Having so many different names only makes them hard to keep up with! Don't use English or Katakana for everything! I can’t remember those! Don’t write "elegy" and read it "requiem"! Don't write "forbidden" and read it "taboo"! Don’t write "holy war" and read it "jihad"! Greek myth, the Bible, Norse myth, Japanese myth... Don’t start talking about them just because you did a little research! If you don’t properly explain it, I can't understand what you mean! If you're going to teach me, teach me right! Listening to explanations about mythological weapons is not fun! Gungnir, Longinus, Excalibur, Durandal, and Ama-no-Murakmo-no-Tsurugi all mean nothing to me! I don’t understand what’s cool about them! All your other terminology is confusing, too! Original Sin, Ten Commandments, Book of Genesis, Book of Revelations, Armageddon... (staring to cry) What do you mean by "their names are cool"? It’s impossible for me to "feel it by their atmosphere"! Relativity, Schrodinger's cat, universal gravitation... Don’t act like you understand them because you read a little on the net! I can't understand them at all if you give half-baked explanations! Don’t quote Nietzsche or Goethe! When you start quoting people I don't know, I can’t understand what you’re trying to say at all! Talk to me in your own words! I'm begging you, speak so I can understand you! What is "chuuni"? What does "chuuni" mean? I don't understand, I don't understand, I don't understand, I don't understand! I don't understand! I don't understand a single word you've ever said at all, Ju-kun!
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  • Sayumi punching Sagami square in the mouth for lying and trying to manipulate her.
  • The host of an animal quiz show deliberately included obscure and barely animal-relevant questions to ensure that no one gets any of the prizes. Unfortunately for him, Andou is well versed in obscure trivia.


  • Finished reading the above speech? Hatoko's VA, Saori Hayami, did all that in one take. And on the very first take too! (Good thing, too, given the toll it took; she had to go home to rest her voice after that.)
    • Listen closely, and you'll notice that near the end of the speech, you can hear Saori gasping for air more and more between each sentence. Yet she still managed to go through the whole thing once.


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