Hold on, are we watching “Terrace House” or a spinoff of “The Bachelor”? Because it looks like everyone is receiving a rose this week, as Haruka, Emika and Hana — who all have flower kanji in their names (hence the previous episode’s title “The Third Flower”) — come clean about their respective crushes.
Speaking of coming clean, we start the episode with everyone slapping on face masks and covering their eyes with zucchini slices for a DIY spa session in the living room. The scene is full of banter and flirtatious moments between the housemates (giving the commentators more material to riff on thanks to Ryo and Emika’s repartee), culminating in Hana getting overwhelmed by Ryo’s direct eye contact and having to cover her face while talking to him. Emika and Haruka both raise their sculpted brows when Hana tells Ryo that her reason for coming to “Terrace House” was to promote professional wrestling, which is very different from the “I want to fall in love” answer she gave earlier.