This week on Aniki: The truth of all things Sekitani Jun is revealed to Oreki and the rest of the Scooby Gang. Meanwhile, Jojo meets some historical figures and Dio shows off some neat party tricks!
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Where in the world is Oreki’s sister this week? Sarajevo
犠牲 (gisei): Victim / sacrifice / scapegoat. Connotation being that it is of the subject’s own volition.
生け贄 (ikenie): Sacrifice / scapegoat. Connotation that the action was forced upon the subject.
Ms Librarian: 糸魚川 養子 (Itoigawa Youko): The “You” means “to bring up” and is an uncommon spelling. It’s usually 陽 “sun, sunlight” or 洋 “ocean” all pronounced “You” (long “oh” sound)
Mono no Aware, the passing away of things
関谷 純 (Sekitani Jun): His family name literally means “valley gateway” and his given ironically name means “innocence”
文化祭 (bunkasai) Cultural Festival → 関谷祭 (kanyasai) Sekitani Festival
氷菓 (Hyouka): Ice cream
Bruford and Tarkus are not actually real knights, but Bruford is named after Bill Bruford, the drummer for Yes. Tarukus is named after the album Tarkus, by the band Emerson, Lake & Palmer.