“Robots are never troubled,
When I see a monkey, I catch it quickly,
Robots do not feel lonely,
I have the monkeys for company,
Robots keep working on and on,
I have caught many monkeys.
But it breaks my heart to see you like this now.
Sarazanmai Episode 8 "I Want to Connect, but We'll Never Meet Again", a more Chikai-centric episode. Which means we finally get to analyse him more.
This post will be discussing child abuse, child grooming, paedophiles, and incest. Spoilers regarding the episode within.
Sarazanmai episode 4 "I Want to Connect, but You're So Far Away" is our first episode dedicated to Toi, revealing his secret and the person most important to him. We've seen hints at what is happening in Toi's life the past few episodes but only now do we start to unearth the extent of his situation and his relationship with his brother, Chikai. Without doubt, there is more to be revealed later in the show.
This post will be discussing themes of abuse, child grooming, and the implications of incest within this episode with reference to Ikuhara's other works. Spoilers regarding the episode are also within.