This side tale occupies a strange area. This isn’t one of those stories where the core plot and connection are abandoned to explore other themes or comedic styles. The animation and sound quality are comparable to the prior two seasons, and the presentation is similar overall. Almost everything in these four episodes deftly connects back to the new, funny people who are presented.
By taking on the position of a teacher at this point in the series, Nasa creates a distinct situation where people can be taken aback by his unusual marriage to his wife. Initially, everything goes as planned, with his classmates pressuring him for information about his wife, and Tsukasa struggling with the possibility that a group of adolescent ladies might make advances toward her husband. However, other scenes capitalize on the show’s strongest aspects, letting other characters learn new things about themselves by bouncing off the relationship of the lead couple. Apart from one individual that connects to my main issue with these four episodes, nothing really noteworthy happens.
It’s nice to have the new cast. The show’s new high school characters provide an intriguing viewpoint by serving as a gentle reminder to viewers that Nasa isn’t that old and didn’t go to high school. Despite being on the same level, it’s interesting to put him in this position where a lot of people admire and look up to him. As a model of happiness that future couples should aspire to, NASA is an excellent instructor in both academics and personal relationships. Some of the show’s best jokes occur when the focus of the episode is on the feelings that the lead pair is reflecting.
Things go wrong when the show is solely focused on Tsukasa. It was humorous that Tsukasa felt a little uneasy about her husband being surrounded by a group of lustful high school ladies, but it was the only joke they told her over the course of four episodes. Although Tsukasa’s attempt to seduce Nasa through cosplay results in some amusing moments, the lesson she is seeking to learn has already been discussed extensively. Compared to Nasa, Tsukasa is more quiet and finds it difficult to verbally express her love—a problem that was previously resolved in previous seasons. These episodes come across as repetitious and lazy since they pretend as though this is the first time this issue has been brought up.
This is unfortunate because these episodes threw away time by introducing fresh ideas that might have been related to the main plot of the show. It should come as no surprise that a large portion of Nasa’s student body are “bubbly high school girls” given that Hayate the Combat Butler’s author. One female, though, sticks out because of the aura of mystery around her. The fact that she goes by Kaguya is not the only clue that points to her perhaps having anything to do with Tsukasa’s fixation with the moon and his immortality. Every time this character is discussed as though she’s a moon-born princess, there’s an air of dread, and it’s indicated that she’s somehow related to Tsukasa. But in these four episodes, there is only ONE very short moment in which these two interact. Subsequently, the last episode concludes with a series of hints from NASA regarding occurrences that may or may not be adopted in the future. To put it mildly, it’s annoying because by the time it starts to get serious, the last episode has already ended.
All things considered, TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You ~High School Days~ is a continuation of the first anime, with recurrent themes and characters uniting these four parts. The comedy hits home, and it’s always pleasant to watch everyone consider how much our main couple has in common. When a significant portion of the content is repeated from earlier chapters or when more mysteries and foreshadowing are introduced up front, it isn’t always interesting. There will be much to enjoy if you’re a fan of the show, but if it doesn’t go on, we’ll be left with more questions than answers.