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Old 2012-04-20, 14:17   Link #6941
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Excuse me while I squee over here.
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Old 2012-04-20, 14:31   Link #6942
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I'm actually the most interested in what whatever Tenri told Diana.

I first thought it was just about what he's doing now, but don't they know already?
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Old 2012-04-20, 15:00   Link #6943
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I'm actually the most interested in what whatever Tenri told Diana.

I first thought it was just about what he's doing now, but don't they know already?
I'm with you...it's killing me that I can't think of what she might've said to him
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Old 2012-04-20, 15:03   Link #6944
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I feel the course of events is leading to a point of (pseudo) no-return about the relationship with Ayumi, and I think this will end in 2 different scenarios: With a memory wipe; or with a traditional harem with the girls fighting for Keima. I think the second would be the worst to the manga, because it would become a generic harem and will lose the original charm...
Maybe I'm only been pessimist, but I have a bit of fear.
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Old 2012-04-20, 15:41   Link #6945
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Is the ship glowing? Is Mercury going to awaken and transform the boat into a flying battleship?
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Old 2012-04-20, 19:27   Link #6946
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wow, i'm speechless
Keima is indeed god himself
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Old 2012-04-20, 19:33   Link #6947
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waaaaa.... too short.....
I want a big twist or development happen in next chapter....
what did Tenri said??? what is Ayumi's response??? >.<

rather than asking question, I prefer Ayumi choose full explanation about what's going on
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Old 2012-04-20, 20:40   Link #6948
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With the three week break, I almost expect the strip to come back, and we open with Keima at his seat in class. Everyone is buzzing about what happened a couple weeks ago, and over the next several chapters a combination of flashbacks and hints imply how it worked out... but leave us guessing. Then after five or six chapters we notice that two of the girls in Keima's class appear to be pregnant...

Nah... they wouldn't dare...
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Old 2012-04-20, 21:07   Link #6949
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Argh, the cliffhanger .. 3 weeks is damn long ..

What are you planning Keima .. ?

Btw, the mask from that masked guy kinda reminds me of Friend, only, you know, it's eye is vertical ..
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Old 2012-04-21, 00:00   Link #6950
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I would've been pretty frustrated if the chapter did not have that bridge scene. Keima should've known that Ayumi would not be satisfied with just one question, and by taking this route we were sure that we wouldn't be getting the 'ending' in this chapter.

This time, I was a little bothered about the translations so I sought out the raws. And I'm glad I did. What Keima said to Ayumi on the bridge: "Ayumi, aishiteru!!"
Now, even for non Japanese speakers, anime watcher may recognize that 'aishiteru' means "I love you," which happens to be a form much stronger than the common counterpart 'suki.' Simply, we can say that if suki = like, then aishiteru = love. On a side note, when Ayumi asked her one question, she used 'suki.' While RHS's translation of 'aishiteru' as 'adore' is not a wrong translation, I still think 'I love you' is better. I feel that RHS had used adore instead of love because we are still not sure if Keima's feelings are romantic or not, as people can still say suki or aishiteru to the people you care about regardless of romantic feelings. But, I'm just gonna call that Keima said it in a romantic way. Because Ayumi deserves it.
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Old 2012-04-21, 00:18   Link #6951
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So in other words, basically Keima's saying "I don't like you; I love you."

Personally though, considering Keima's character, I don't think "love" is really the proper word here. I think a more accurate term would be "cherish".

He's not confessing his romantic feelings for Ayumi, he's just trying to protect her and all the other girls as well. He cherishes them all because they're largely responsible for a lot of his development as a person, and he can't bear to see anything horrible happen to them.

That's just how I see it though. I know the shippers are going to deny my words very hard, but hey, maybe I'll be proven wrong.~
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Old 2012-04-21, 01:43   Link #6952
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So in other words, basically Keima's saying "I don't like you; I love you."

Personally though, considering Keima's character, I don't think "love" is really the proper word here. I think a more accurate term would be "cherish".

He's not confessing his romantic feelings for Ayumi, he's just trying to protect her and all the other girls as well. He cherishes them all because they're largely responsible for a lot of his development as a person, and he can't bear to see anything horrible happen to them.

That's just how I see it though. I know the shippers are going to deny my words very hard, but hey, maybe I'll be proven wrong.~
This would be the best way to describe why he tries so hard for them I guess. IMO to say Keima loves a single person just seems like blasphemy at this point... I normally prefer one couple over an other but the political approach is probably the best for God. But I'm still missing Elsie's charm as a character in these sorts of high tension situations as she has that why of breaking tension which I think would have helped this chapter as all 3 girls are best friends.
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Old 2012-04-21, 03:24   Link #6953
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So in other words, basically Keima's saying "I don't like you; I love you."
well, I think Keima's saying "I don't like you; but I need you" (in romantic way of course)
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Old 2012-04-21, 13:29   Link #6954
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Read ch 186 last night.... *sigh*

Hrm ... three weeks vacation during Golden Week, eh?

*gnash*

Feels like Wakaki is totally trolling the readers (who are, of course, delighting in every step of the process while grinding their teeth in frustration, perhaps) ... well, here's a hoping that when he comes back things will resolve themselves soon.
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Old 2012-04-21, 14:04   Link #6955
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Anyone have the original japanese script for what Keima said? The "I don't love you... I adore you" lines feel a bit odd to me.
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Old 2012-04-21, 17:32   Link #6956
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I was guessing daisuki and aishiteru, but it was suki and aishiteru? Heh. Keima is such a sneak.

I wonder if this is a game line. Or if this is a phrase he could honestly say to most of the heroines in the game and real world.
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Old 2012-04-21, 17:54   Link #6957
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A fair guess, but I still would really like to know.
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Old 2012-04-21, 19:04   Link #6958
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Maybe you'll get lucky and someone will answer. I was planning to check the raws but Nochgo already did and found out what I wanted to know.
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Old 2012-04-21, 19:43   Link #6959
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Here is what was said:

Ayumi's question: "Watashi no koto, suki?"
Keima's answer: "Suki ja nai."
Keima's line on bridge: "Ayumi, aishiteru!!"
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Old 2012-04-21, 19:48   Link #6960
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Here is what was said:

Ayumi's question: "Watashi no koto, suki?"
Keima's answer: "Suki ja nai."
Keima's line on bridge: "Ayumi, aishiteru!!"
Excellent. Thank you.
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