Just how gay is America for Japan???
Alfred didn’t even notice it at first. It was normal for him to want to make his friends laugh, and he was regaling them all with a tale of how he’d drenched himself in jalapeños and cheese when he happened a glance over at Kiku.
The Japanese had gravitated toward the edges of the group as usual, but Alfred could see his shoulders shaking even as he hunched over his food. His first reaction was ask what was wrong, but the problem was solved for him when Kiku let out a giggle.
An honest-to-God, high pitched giggle.
Alfred could only stare.