The Winter 2019 season gave us one of the best slice of life anime in a long time. The wholesome feel good story of Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue. was incredibly enjoyable to experience week by week. Today, we are going to be looking at some of the best scenes Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue. had to offer. Each scene will capture one of the best aspects of the anime, with scenes ranging from comedic misunderstandings to the heartwarming bond between Haru and Subaru. Now join us as we look at the top five scenes in Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue.
5. A Small Misunderstanding (Episode 2 )
After discovering he had run out of cat food, Subaru goes on a trip to the pet store in order to buy some more. There he meets Nana who starts asking him all sorts of questions about the cat. However, Subaru misunderstands what is going on and gives Nana all of his information instead of Haru's. The comedic exchange here is brilliant and you can't help but feel embarrassed for Subaru during the whole thing.
4. Haru vs the Minions (Episode 7)
One day, Hiroto, along with his four siblings, drop by to pay Subaru and Haru a visit. The group overwhelms Haru who finds herself up against a group of four young children. Just when it looks like Haru is going to scratch the youngest sibling, she realizes she is being held by a child and declares that bullying the weak goes against her principals. This whole scene is fantastic and is filled with plenty of funny moments. Everything is made even better by the look Haru has on her face at the end of the scene.
3. Haru and Hachi (Episode 5 )
At the end of episode five, we learn that not only does Haru have a brother, but he is living with Nana. The reunion between the siblings is heartwarming and comedic. Hachi and Haru share their stories with one another and reveal how much they enjoy living with their human companion. This scene also gives us some more backstory for Haru and shows just how hard her life was before she met Subaru.
2. Subaru’s Companions (Episode 8 )
This whole episode focuses on Subaru and the relationships he has built up. Thanks to a night of sleeping on the floor, Subaru comes down with an illness. Thanks to the combined efforts of Haru Hiroto, and Kawase, Subaru gets all the help he needs to deal with his cold. While he watches his friends care for him, Subaru realizes that he wasn't as alone as he thought and even though his parents are gone there will always be people there for him. This is one of the most touching scenes of the entire anime and combines everything that makes the anime great.
1. The Touch (Episode 3)
This is by far the best scene in the entire series and is sure to make you tear up. After Haru messes up Subaru's manuscript, he heads to get more ink only to find a picture album that Haru had knocked over. While looking through the album, Subaru remembers the last time he saw his parents and starts to cry over his guilt of not spending more time with them. Haru comes to comfort him and the two fall asleep together as ghost versions of Subaru's parents appear to thanks Haru for taking care of their son. There is just so much emotion in this scene from Subaru starting to come to terms with the death of his parents to Subaru and Haru accepting one another as they officially start their new family.
That's it for our list. Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue. had so many fantastic scenes it was hard to pick just five, but hopefully, these five made you remember why the anime was so great. Which scene was your favorite? Are there any scenes you think should be on the list? Let us know by leaving us a comment.