K-On!! – Episode 22

“Entrance Exams!”
“Juken!” (受験!)

As the seniors prepare for their entrance exams, Azusa decides to make them a chocolate cake for Valentine’s Day, getting Ui and Jun to help. When the day comes, Azusa becomes nervous about presenting the cake to them and is also worried about their impending graduation. However, her friends encourage her and the cake is well received, even getting a speedy White Day gift from Yui. The next day, Azusa makes an expensive prayer at the shrine for the girls’ success, and later receives word that they have all passed their entrance exams. Continue reading “K-On!! – Episode 22”

K-On!! – Episode 21

“Graduation Yearbook!”
“Sotsugyō Arubamu!” (卒業アルバム!)

With photos for the graduation yearbook coming up, Yui uses Ui as a model to determine the best hairstyle, though feels weird when she leaves her hairpin on her. Although the seniors have finished their clubs, the girls decide to use the light music club room to study for their entrance exams, though Yui and Ritsu have yet to decide on their university choices. While trying to trim her bangs for her yearbook photo, Yui sneezes and accidentally cuts them off, giving her a completely different look. After their pictures are taken, the girls learn Mio had turned down a recommendation for a university because she wanted to study together with everyone. Upon hearing this, Yui, Ritsu and Mio turn in their university preference applications to Sawako, opting to go to the same women’s university as Tsumugi. Continue reading “K-On!! – Episode 21”

K-On!! – Episode 20

“Yet Another School Festival!”
“Mata Mata Gakuensai!” (またまた学園祭!)

The girls get on stage for their performance and are surprised to find everyone in the audience wearing the same shirts as they are, which moves Yui a lot. During their performance, they sing two new songs, and Yui gives her thanks to the people who have helped her, and even gets thanks in return from the others. After their performance, the girls look back on their previous years and start to become upset knowing that this is their last year together, but manage to cheer each other up. Continue reading “K-On!! – Episode 20”

K-On!! – Episode 19

“Romeo and Juliet!”
“Romi Juri!” (ロミジュリ!)

As the seniors prepare for the play, Azusa worries that there has not been enough practice for the live concert. As the play goes on, the backstage crew realize they are missing Juliet’s gravestone needed for the climax, but manage to borrow something from the occult club in time. After a successful play, the girls apologize to Azusa for making her worry and decide to hold an overnight practice session at school. Later that night, they browse through the closed stalls, where they find the missing gravestone, and give their thanks to the occult club. The next morning, Sawako gives the girls special After School Tea Time T-shirts for their upcoming performance. Continue reading “K-On!! – Episode 19”

K-On!! – Episode 18

“Leading Role!”
“Shuyaku!” (主役!)

Much to their dismay, Mio and Ritsu are respectively nominated for the roles of Romeo and Juliet in the class play. Mio has her usual problems with the pressure of being center stage, while Ritsu cannot act ladylike enough for her role. After not being impressed with having other girls train for them, Ritsu and Mio decide to have a cram session. While doing impersonations of each other if they switched roles, they find the key to successfully acting out their parts. Noticing Mio still lacks confidence, Tsumugi arranges for her and the others to work as maids in a high-end cafe to help get over her embarrassment. Although she gains some confidence, Mio insists it is different from being on stage. Meanwhile, Azusa grows concerned that, with everyone rehearsing for the play, no one is preparing for the live concert. Continue reading “K-On!! – Episode 18”