Chizuru is understandably suspicious of the idea that tofu and ambition are synonyms, but hasn’t read enough books to know whether he’s right.
==> Chizuru: Resist the urge to abscond.
Saito, ofc, is less than pleased.
Chizuru insists she’s not going anywhere and sticks around for another verse.
Seriously, this song is exactly what I expected. What did I say? “a probably lackluster, passionless equivalent of ‘Kawaranaimono’”? Yeah, that’s this song in a nutshell. Utterly forgettable. (That said, Hashimoto-san’s voice is a lot less soft and nuanced than Matsuda-san’s, so he probably would have butchered the original song. I’ll take this over a worse rendition of a better song.)
so then he walks across the stage and exits the opposite way from Heisuke for either no reason or obscurely symbolic reasons. and then the lights go off and
…In which there is no singing, but conflict aplenty. Listing it as a song since it’s technically still kinda sorta maybe attached to the last one. Also, remember that time in the game when Kazama showed up, was remarkably chill, didn’t try to take Chizuru with him at all, and then Hijikata provoked him into fighting???
…Yeah, me neither.
^^^ loOK AT HIM WOULD YOU GO WITH HIM ’CAUSE I’D GO WITH HIM ^^^