After a bit more skinship with frogs, Asuka was finally able to overcome her fear over them. Or rather, she didn’t really fear them as found them icky, and being the gentle Asuka that she is, reached out to one out of her own volition to save it from being crushed by a rock.
This episode was actually more about Ikaruga though. About her family matters and about what is a family to her. She was adopted into a wealthy family because the legitimate son was too shitty to be a ninja. And rather than being a leader for the group, she’s more of an older sister.
IT’S NOT WHAT YOU THINK. www
I know it’s no ‘that’… but my mind always always goes there.
Also, the ninja gear is, of course, convenient for the viewers: