K-On!! – Episode 26

“Visit!”
“Hōmon!” (訪問!)

Set before episode 23, Nodoka arrives in the clubroom with a sample of the graduation yearbook. The yearbook needs to be checked by Sawako, who is sick with a cold. Curious about what her apartment looks like, the girls decide to pay her a visit. While looking through the album, they find a mysterious hand in the group photo, which turns out to be Ritsu’s. Despite Sawako’s objection, the girls decide to help her out around the apartment. They briefly visit Azusa, who is busy rehearsing for her freshman reception with Ui and Jun. Continue reading “K-On!! – Episode 26”

K-On!! – Episode 25

“Planning Discussion!”
“Kikaku Kaigi!” (企画会議!)

Set just after episode 21, Azusa finds the light music club’s attempted recruitment video from before she joined the club, which was so embarrassing that Mio hid it in a cookie can. In order to recruit some new members for the next year, the girls try to come up with pitches for a new recruitment video, but to no avail. After talking with Ui and Jun, Azusa comes up with the idea of filming a documentary of their activities, intersected with interviews from fellow students and staff. The video turns out great, besides one scene at the end which Azusa is not too keen on. Continue reading “K-On!! – Episode 25”

K-On!! – Episode 24

“Graduation Ceremony!”
“Sotsugyōshiki!” (卒業式!)

On the day of the graduation ceremony, Yui gets off to a rough start by being late and ripping her tights. Meanwhile, Azusa is similarly distracted and ends up banging her head. The girls hold on to a card signed by the entire class, though Yui’s attempts to hide it during the graduation ceremony cause Sawako to grow suspicious. They later give Sawako the present as thanks for being their teacher. After the classroom empties, leaving behind several goodbye messages on a chalkboard for Sawako, the girls go to the light music club room, shortly followed by Azusa. However, Azusa, who had been holding in her feelings all day, finally breaks down into tears, begging them not to graduate. To cheer her up, the girls perform a special song that they wrote just for her. Continue reading “K-On!! – Episode 24”

K-On!! – Episode 23

“After School!”
“Hōkago!” (放課後!)

Although they are not supposed to be at school until graduation the next day, Yui and the others decide to hang around the club room, though they have trouble figuring out how to pass the time. They clear out their desks and visit the student council room before getting Azusa to buy them some lunch. Wanting to leave something behind after they graduate, the girls decide to record an album of their songs. Continue reading “K-On!! – Episode 23”