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Chapter 72
WataMote Chapter 072
Information
Volume NumberVolume 8
Chapter TitleBecause I'm Not Popular, I'll Arrive In Kyoto
Published05 February 2015
Previous ChapterChapter 71
Next ChapterChapter 73

私がモテないのはどう考えてもお前らが悪い!

Watashi ga Motenai no wa dō Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui!

No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys' Fault I’m Not Popular!

SynopsisEdit

Tomoko arrives at Kyōto Station and follows her itinerary to Nara Park with her classmates. When she sees some students feed the deer, Tomoko brightens as one comes towards her, but since she has no food, the deer quickly moves on. Tomoko then visits the Great Eastern Temple which includes the Great Buddha which reminds her of GantzHina NemotoAkane Okada, and Yoshinori Kiyota are there. When Hina crawls into a pillar, the rest tease her about seeing her panties while Tomoko lasciviously watches and imagines this could be the basis of a porn film. After the three walk on, Tomoko crawls into the pillar.

Eventually, buses take Tomoko's class to the inn, and Tomoko sits in her room with the rest of her group. Masaki Yoshida simply sits looking at her phone,  Ucchi happily unpacks her luggage, and Yuri simply stands apart and looking away from the rest. Tomoko deems this the beginning of her real Hell: having to spend three days with three antisocial people. Inwardly, she concludes that Yuri does not want to talk with anyone; Ucchi, who is leaving to hang out with her friends in the next room, has no interest in being with them; while Yoshida she does not know at all. Forced to spend another hour with them, Tomoko tries to make the best of it by inviting them to watch television. When that fails, Tomoko stammeringly excuses herself to go to the bathroom and inwardly rages against them. 

Soon after, all the students have to change into their pajamas for the night, leaving Tomoko feeling insecure as she only brought her school jersey. She lays on the floor depressed while Yoshida and Yuri take no notice. Finally, Yuri pulls out her earbuds and asks if it is time for dinner. During dinner, Hina greets Tomoko and asks her where her group will go the next day. Back in the room, Tomoko lies depressed before the television again. Yoshida speaks her first words, "So where are we even going tomorrow?" Tomoko responds: "Uniqlo." The narration advises: "Mind your appearance before anything else!"

CharactersEdit

In order of appearance:

Referbacks Edit

TriviaEdit

  • Yoshida's first appearance and the first time Tomoko meets her.

Cultural ReferencesEdit

  • Nara Park: famous for its deer. Tomoko did not purchase the food for feeding them.
  • Gantz: popular manga and anime series.
  • The Great Buddha: located in the Great Eastern Temple (東大寺 Tōdai-ji ), in Nara.
  • Uniqlo: a fashion store chain.

Memorial MomentsEdit

  • As much as Tomoko inwardly claims to be and outwardly acts as a loner, she depends on others to interact with her. Thus, she finds living with "anti-socials" irritating.
  • Tomoko does try to make an effort to be social.

QuotesEdit

  • "If I worked for an AV company I could use this to make a pretty interesting scenario where someone gets stuck in the pillar here. I'd call it 'stuck and fuck.'" – Tomoko
  • "Now this is when the true Hell begins." – Tomoko
  • "Even a piece of feces and a bag of garbage would be better roommates than those two!" – Tomoko
  • "It's like everyone but me decided to match their attire!" – Tomoko

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