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- Unexpectedly, keeponly1luv has some moments.
- For example, when ア appears and red otters in heart symbols start popping up more frequently in their tweets, signalling something dark approaching.
- There's a sudden Tone Shift in the end, where Reo finds a letter stamped with ア, apparently opened and read by Mabu, containing a dangerous mission that the latter chooses to take on himself. Reo is against letting him go on his own, but Mabu leaves anyway.
- Finally, there's the policemen's last tweets, with Mabu's being an ominous Call-Back to his first tweet and Reo's being a cryptic message that matches the darker personality he has in the anime.
Mabu: We're gonna keep the peace in this town.
Reo: Even in this rotten world, I'm not letting go of desire.
- The vaguely cult-like feel of Sara's show can be unsettling, especially with the frequent occurrence of the ア symbol.
- The OP displays a giant otter Kaiju rampaging around Asakusa.
- For a creature that looks like a giant mochi, Keppi is very capable of making some disturbing expressions.
Episode 1: I want to be connected, but I want to lie.
- For some, the shirikodama extraction can be seen as this.
- Basically, we see Keppi swallow Kazuki whole after tearing his clothes off. In the moment Keppi morphs from human-esque to kappa, Kazuki's face and arms can be seen pressed against Keppi's body, like he's flailing in there. Then, inside Keppi's body, we see a silhouette of Kazuki, screaming as his shirikodama is extracted.
- Reo and Mabu, after the credits.
- A person they apprehended denies his crime, so they turn him into a Kappa-Zombie. The process involves Reo pointing a gun at the target, who is currently too scared to talk. The episode ends with the target's phone dropping onto the desk, showing a corrupted screen with the otter logo blinking on it.
Episode 2: I want to be connected, but I want to take.
- In this episode, we learn that Tooi knows how to waterboard.
- The person in question is an adult man who apparently followed the Kuji brothers. Hence, his torture and interrogation.
- We also get to see Chikai for the first time, and his debut involves threatening the man, too.
- It turns out, people actually die when transformed into Kappa-Zombies. The Cat Zombie had his human body discarded in the Sumida River, which Reo and Mabu proudly confess to doing in front of many other policemen.
Episode 3: I want to connect, but it's not meant to be.
- This week's zombie has actually murdered someone while they were still human. He had caused a girl to be Driven to Suicide.
- Enta's secret reveal is probably the nightmares of many people— His crush was forcibly revealed to the target of his affections.
- It is completely reasonable to find Enta's Stalker with a Crush tendencies rather creepy.
Episode 4: I Want to Connect, but You're So Far Away.
- In this episode, Tooi's secret is revealed: he shot and killed a man in self-defense when he was only ten years old, and the experience was clearly traumatizing for him at that age. Flash forward to the present, Tooi is completely calm about it.
- Chikai's Gang Boss might seem like a weirdly flamboyant gangster for some, but to 10-year-old Tooi, he was clearly a menacing figure.
- Tooi threatening Enta with his ruler after slicing up Kazuki and Keppi's cucumber in the blink of an eye.
Tooi: I'll shove this down your throat.
Episode 5: I want to be connected, but I can't be forgiven.
Episode 6: I want to connect, so I'm not giving up.
- The full significance of the otter motif has been revealed, and it is not. Pretty. Seemingly, the vaguely-mentioned empire Reo and Mabu are serving genocided Keppi's people in search of more desire. The fact that humanity is next is not a comforting thought...
- With this, Keppi's remark that the empire can and will kill him if they discover that he is the source of the Dishes of Hope.
- The Adult Fear of Haruka's abduction. Having a police officer of all people knock you unconscious and steal your child is unsettling at best.
- The fate of the Desire Zombies is revealed to the boys; they do not take it well, with Tooi in particular seeming disturbed that they've been erasing these people from existence through their actions.
- Although it's been already made clear that The Empire lacks empathy for their victims, the reveal that those ruled to have 'love' (rather than 'desire') are literally ground to a pulp and deemed useless is particularly disturbing.
Episode 7: I want to connect, but I want to betray.
- The beginning of the episode is about Mabu presumably being violated by an otter, who at first takes the form of Reo.
- Apparently, the job Chikai took, likely the same one Tooi wanted to join but wasn't allowed, fell through as Chikai got backstabbed.
Episode 8: I want to connect, but we'll never meet again.
- Reo and Mabu are terrifying throughout this whole episode. The fact that they can apparently mind control normal civilians with Otter technology makes victory against them less and less likely...
- In particular, Reo makes several hellish facial expressions as he kills a yakuza thug and later Enta. The fact that he gloats over the death of a middle schooler to the point where Mabu comes across as more empathetic is horrifying.