Getting cuter by the episode. An anime like this is truly rare.
Ika Musume falls sick, and no one knows why. But it turns out her sickness makes her want to eat shrimps.
More past the break.
They try several treatment for “natsu-bate” or summer heat fatigue.
Ika Musume ends up going nearly crazy over shrimps. Eiko has a final solution to cure Ika Musume’s appetite for shrimps.
Takeru and his friend are building a sandcastle, when Ika Musume builds her own unique castle in an attempt to one-up the boys. At the same time, the group discover that Ika Musume’s flaps are controllable – and set out to discover what it is used for.
Looks like even Ika Musume didn’t know it moves.
The story soon reverts to the argument over sandcastles…
So it turns out, Ika Musume’s sandcastle is controllable by the flaps!
….but in reality it was just the tentacles buried in the sand…
It’s a rainy day. Eiko is out to buy some supplies. Eiko takes Ika Musume along, but she is fascinated by something else entirely.
Seeing a foldable automatic umbrella, she delves further into imagination.
While the onlookers pretends not to notice.
In the end, Ika Musume loses the umbrella due to an accident.
And the series continues…