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"I’m not good enough for him."-Aihara Kotoko, ItaKiss Love In Tokyo Ep 3-

The quote was from Episode 3 of LIT where Noriko convinces Kotoko to like Naoki again and marry into their family. Kotoko smiles sadly saying she is not good enough for him.
The scene was from Episode 15 when Sahoko (invited by Naoki) came over to congratulate Iri-chan Papa from being discharged. She brings her cooking and impresses everyone, while Kotoko had to give up her seat and find herself somewhere else to fit in. Kotoko looks as everyone enjoy Sahoko’s cooking until finally her pretend smile disappears from her face.
This is one of the most heartbreaking scenes for me because of its deeper meaning. When Sahoko came, Ai Papa and Kotoko had to stand up and find another seat, with this Kotoko had to take a chair from the dining area since there are no seats left for her. It’s like a wake up call: this is Naoki’s family, and she has no place in it.
Another thing is when Sahoko said she learned her cooking from her mother. To me, someone who lost a parent would always find the topic painful; Kotoko also said before that she didn’t have a mother to teach her stuff girls should know, mainly why she isn’t good at cooking or knitting. On the other hand, there is this perfect girl who is everything she never was, and has things she will never have. Here is the girl who is good enough for Naoki, and Kotoko has to face the fact that it is not her.

anatatohajimeni:

"I’m not good enough for him."
-Aihara Kotoko, ItaKiss Love In Tokyo Ep 3-

The quote was from Episode 3 of LIT where Noriko convinces Kotoko to like Naoki again and marry into their family. Kotoko smiles sadly saying she is not good enough for him.

The scene was from Episode 15 when Sahoko (invited by Naoki) came over to congratulate Iri-chan Papa from being discharged. She brings her cooking and impresses everyone, while Kotoko had to give up her seat and find herself somewhere else to fit in. Kotoko looks as everyone enjoy Sahoko’s cooking until finally her pretend smile disappears from her face.

This is one of the most heartbreaking scenes for me because of its deeper meaning. When Sahoko came, Ai Papa and Kotoko had to stand up and find another seat, with this Kotoko had to take a chair from the dining area since there are no seats left for her. It’s like a wake up call: this is Naoki’s family, and she has no place in it.

Another thing is when Sahoko said she learned her cooking from her mother. To me, someone who lost a parent would always find the topic painful; Kotoko also said before that she didn’t have a mother to teach her stuff girls should know, mainly why she isn’t good at cooking or knitting. On the other hand, there is this perfect girl who is everything she never was, and has things she will never have. Here is the girl who is good enough for Naoki, and Kotoko has to face the fact that it is not her.

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Milestone: Just try and forget me…

I feel like this scene is really what the title “Itazura na Kiss” is for… although we got to 2.5 volumes of the manga before getting here. I know that the sub title “It Started With a Kiss” started getting coined for the similar sound and for the opening scene in the JDrama from 1996… For THAT rendition only, this scene makes the second kiss between the two. For all others, this would be the first.

(Admittedly, I’ve been working on this since the “Studying Too Hard” post… but I wanted to gif the scenes instead of just screencapping them. Unfortunately, it took about a couple of weeks cuz I found myself busy with life.. then taking about 3000 screencaps. Oops. The caps are actually higher quality than the gifs, but I reduced them to fit… ahem.

Random thoughts: I kinda regret what I did with the manga version since I think I’m dizzy now.. XD; And the TWDrama version was the LONGEST… a scene that took exactly 300 caps in the newest rendition took over 1000 caps in the twdrama. Just for scale. lol.)

Wow, the efforts in making these gifs just wow