The cringy antics of the “Terrace House” members slowly killed my will to watch to the end of this episode. And yet, somehow I made it through Kai’s expletive-laden stand-up routine about the miserable lives of Japanese business men, Hana getting caught spying on Ryo and Vivi, and Vivi’s numerous mentions of Ryo’s natural musk. Tupas should thank his lucky stars he only made the briefest of appearances this week.
After witnessing Ryo’s undeniable chemistry with Vivi, Hana knows she’s in for a tough fight to win him over, so she calls for reinforcements and some much-needed advice from her pro-wrestling colleagues, Jungle Kyona and Konami. The three ladies go out for a boozy night in Ginza, where they discuss how — even though they are the girliest of girls outside of the wrestling ring and all they want is for someone to give them a big hug — men are turned off by their professions. Hana tells people she “took over the family business” (her mother was also a wrestler), Konami says she “works in entertainment” and Jungle Kyona tries to avoid talking about her job completely.