It’s a small world after all. No stranger to keeping the mix of personalities and backgrounds interesting, “Terrace House” continues to invite people from around the world into its little televised bubble. Before we meet the fresh new faces replacing Haruka and Ruka, however, we have to say one last “ciao” to Peppe.

After getting his first comic published and stocking up on plenty of copies for sentimental purposes, Peppe decides he’s ready to leave the show and focus on his work. He and Ryo share some touching last words about their burgeoning bromance, hug it out and promise to stay friends. After one last selfie with the housemates, our favorite Italian leaves — dragging his ergonomic chair with him — and we’re left to wonder who will fill the Peppe-sized hole in our hearts.

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