Keroro Gunsou Episode 117 (Tanabata and Radio Shows)

Keroro Gunsou Episode 117
ケロロ軍曹/Sgt. Frog
Anime Review

SPOILER Summary/Synopsis:

It is Tanabata time in Japan, so Fuyuki and Momoka write their wishes down and tie them to a tree. Momoka is determined to make Fuyuki’s wish come true. However, her troops report the tree is stolen. Elsewhere, Keroro and platoon have left the Hinata home for an abandoned shop. There, Keroro plans to read the wishes to help with his invasion, but discovers the wishes aren’t helpful. Meanwhile, an enraged Momoka battles Giroro over the missing wishes. Natsumi and Fuyuki show up. Fuyuki tells Momoka that his wish was to live happily with them all, including her.

Keroro Gunsou Episode 117

Keroro has the platoon practicing a more traditional Japanese dance for a more traditional Japanese song he’s composed. He wants the song on the radio to help with the invasion of Earth. The platoon hijack Saburo’s radio show for their own. The ratings go up, but since Keroro wants max ratings, he has Giroro use a voice modulator to pretend to be Sumomo-chan. An enraged Natsumi is shocked to see Giroro like this. However, she puts an end to the show that hijacked her favorite radio show.

Keroro Gunsou Episode 117

Thoughts/Review:

As per usual, two random stories await in Keroro Gunsou Episode 117. But since folks continue to look for these reviews and ask for more, I’m here to oblige. 👍

Keroro Gunsou Episode 117

Tanabata

The Tanabata Festival is something I’ve seen fairly frequently in anime or manga. As such, I wasn’t surprised to see it referenced in Keroro Gunsou Episode 117. The episode gives a version of the story of star-crossed lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi. However, that story isn’t important to what followed. I guess it had been a while since Momoka became enraged and went on a hunt. So we got that as well as a look at some of the wishes characters we know made.

Keroro Gunsou Episode 117

Radio Program

For the second story in Keroro Gunsou Episode 117, we get Keroro having his own radio studio and hijacking another radio station’s frequency. The episode mentioned they’d tried something like this before. I didn’t do a deep search, so I can’t say for sure if they did or didn’t. Nevertheless, while radio programs may still be a thing in Japan, and radio does still exist in America, I couldn’t help but think that today, what Keroro’s platoon did wouldn’t be on radio, but on some streaming podcast.

Keroro Gunsou Episode 117

Final Thoughts and Conclusion

In the end, Keroro Gunsou Episode 117 was a bit more mindless fun.

Keroro Gunsou Episode 117

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