Episode summaries

These are the short summaries for the next episode posted just after each episode aired. Source.

Sarazanmai – First Dish

The first episode description and staff list, taken from the Sarazanmai website.

STORY: Tokyo, Asakusa. Three second year middle school students Kazuki Yasaka, Tooi Kuji, Enta Jinnai encounter a mysterious life-form called Keppi who claims to be the heir to the throne of the Kappa Kingdom and who pulls out their shirikodama (mythical ball inside the anus) turning them into kappa. In order to return to their human form, what is the mission that the three of them must clear?

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Nobuyuki Takeuchi, Katsunori Shibata, Maimu Matsushima
Episode director: Masato Jinbo

Sarazanmai – Second Dish

STORY: “Sarazanmai” gave them terrifying side-effects. Even then Kazuki wanders around the city looking for today’s lucky selfie item. In an unexpected turn of events he runs into Tooi and the two go along with each other. Meanwhile does Enta know Tooi’s huge secret?

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Shingo Kaneko
Episode director: Shingo Kaneko  

Sarazanmai – Third Dish

STORY: While Enta’s wishing for the revival of the “Golden Combo”, his feelings towards Kazuki grow stronger. Meanwhile, as she’s wearing the misanga-bracelet for Kazuki, Enta’s big sister Otone is taken by the zombies. Will Enta’s feelings reach Kazuki?

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Masato Jinbo
Episode director: Masato Jinbo

Sarazanmai – Fourth Dish

STORY: After being separated from his brother, the freeloader Tooi meets Enta. Enta asks him to hand over the Plates of Hope to Kazuki, however Tooi also has a wish he can’t give them away for. Meanwhile, what kind of plan will Kazuki present to Tooi, knowing about the handshake event Sara Azuma is about to hold?

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Nobuyuki Takeuchi
Episode director: Nobuyuki Takeuchi

Sarazanmai – Fifth Dish

STORY: It’s the day of Sara Azuma’s fan-meeting. Kazuki and Tooi put their top-secret plan into action. Not knowing about it, what does Enta who came to the meeting with Haruka see…? Meanwhile, is there a change in the relationship between Reo and Mabu, the two mysterious police officers who use zombies to collect desire?

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Kaori Makita
Episode director: Kaori Makita

Sarazanmai – Sixth Dish

STORY: The three of them are forced to stay in their kappa forms. What’s wrong with Kappa-Kazuki…? Enta and Tooi try to cheer Kazuki while they quarrel. Meanwhile, Haruka who has been waiting for Kazuki’s return goes missing!

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Katsunori Shibata, Yoriko Hashimoto
Episode director: Katsunori Shibata, Yoriko Hashimoto

Sarazanmai – Seventh Dish

STORY: Just before the summer vacation Kazuki and Enta invite Tooi to join the soccer club. Summer was about to begin for the three of them. At that time, an incident occurs and someone destroys the practice spot filled with memories that Enta’s been protecting. Reo and Mabu are scheming something. Now their past will be revealed.

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Ryunosuke Yoshiyuki (kana?)
Episode director: Yoriko Hashimoto

Sarazanmai – Eighth Dish

STORY: Kazuki and Enta break up their friendship. Enta is sulking around the neighborhood and happens to run into Tooi’s brother Chikai. Can Chikai get away from Reo and Mabu who want him in for questioning? What are the important memories that’ll be revealed when their feelings mix?

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Kaneko Shingo, Masayuki Kurosawa
Episode director: Kaneko Shingo

Sarazanmai – Ninth Dish

STORY: Tooi leaves Asakusa without knowing anything about what happened. Kazuki’s left standing still all alone, but gets pushed forward by something…? Meanwhile, the otters are playing with Reo and Mabu and an event occurs that determines their relationship. At the same time, Tooi who joined his brother gets involved in a dispute within the organization?

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Nobuyuki Takeuchi
Episode director: Nobuyuki Takeuchi

Sarazanmai – Tenth Dish

STORY: Kazuki decides to infiltrate the Otter Empire’s hideout once more. Immediately after that Keppi is arrested by Reo. What unknown secret does Keppi, Reo and Mabu hold? Will Kazuki be able to get back the plates and save Enta?

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Masayuki Kurosawa, Katsunori Shibata, Kaneko Shingo
Episode director: Noriko Hashimoto, Kaneko Shingo

Sarazanmai – Eleventh Dish

STORY: Guided by his brother, Tooi is headed towards the outside of the circle. Kazuki and Enta chase after him, but can they bring him back…? What will the outcome of Keppi and the otter’s fight be? Love, lies and lust, with all of the pain that the three boys have shared, what will they wish for now? When they finally reach their destination, what will the boys see?

STAFF
Script: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Teruko Utsumi
Storyboard: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Maimu Matsushima
Episode director: Kunihiko Ikuhara, Maimu Matsushima

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