Ping Pong the Animation Episode 5 Notes – The Truth of Being Alone

(Note: Episodic notes are still mostly to be found on the Episodics Notes’ page, but up to a couple every week will have their write-up appear on the main page, when I think they warrant it. For those who don’t know, I take the notes as I watch the episode, and merely re-order them afterwards.)

Ok, nap and having to finish writing something put me several hours behind, but Ping Pong will surely wait! Time to see where we’re going this time around. I’m expecting a lot from Peco, who had lost, and who had seen what Smile is capable of. Is this gonna be Peco’s episode, or one where he acts as a supporting character for Smile? Or will it be something else altogether? Well, time to find out.

Thoughts and Notes:

1) The Previous Showdown’s Fallout:

Ping Pong the Animation episode 5 notes - Kong Wenge says goodbye to his coach

1) Sakuma, nick-named “Akuma”? The whole pre-OP part was all of his moments from the previous episodes. So, will we get to learn more of the world and characters through a tertiary character? Show me what you’ve got.

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