Although I've come to love Momoshiro, I don't really think he's hot. Except when he's hitting the Jack Knife. Actually, everybody is hot when they're hitting a Jack Knife: Momo, Tezuka, Inui, Atobe, even this demon guy! If Kaidoh hit a Jack Knife, I might need medical attention.
I loved this crazy match. Is it even possible to play with only two cross-strings like that? I'm sure it's not possible to play with your racquet clutched in your arms! Wow, Momo, you sure gave it all you had, even if it wasn't enough in the end. Such persistence might earn you some storage closet time with Kaidoh afterwards, though Kaidoh may have some competition:
Yeah, I'm hoping that the focus of the new series is on the epic love of Atobe and Momo. This is a pairing whose time has come!
And how about those match-ups at the end? So many love love pairs! And after
I'm so looking forward to Inui vs Mizuki, but even more to -- OMG -- Tezuka vs Kaidoh. I've long thought Kaidoh was cheated out of a match with Tezuka. Ryoma got to play him. Momo got to play him twice. I'm sure Kaidoh will lose but I'm also sure he'll do well in the process. And if he does have to go home after that, well, I'll deal. Somehow.
But even more than that, I want to know how they ended up paired!!! I mean, this isn't Guo Guang and Hai Tang here. Whose idea was it? I suspect that Kaidoh suspected the true nature of the match-ups and seized his chance to play Tezuka. (Either that or Tezuka is among the hundreds of others after Kaidoh's hot ass.)
The Data Pair synchro was also very fine. I am hoping for lots and lots of Data Pair in shin tenipuri. Lots.