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Rescue Me! Review

Rescue Me! Review

Home Alone At Last

I wasn’t planning to review Rescue Me! (れすきゅーME!) today. But the final episode of Train to the End of the World got delayed by a week, and I didn’t have anything else to write about. So, since this is a one-episode OVA, I figured, “Why not?”

The first thing to know about Rescue Me! is that it’s tagged as an erotica on MyAnimeList. That means this is an 18+ series. However, it’s not a hentai or an ecchi. The Erotica tag is for anime that fall somewhere in between.

I think we all know what hentai is. It’s anime porn — there’s explicit sex. Ecchi, on the other hand, often has sexual overtones, and if you’re lucky, there might be some uncensored breasts. Kanojo x Kanojo x Kanojo is a hentai and Gushing over Magical Girls is an ecchi.

Sayaka Shimizu and Anna Ozono from the anime OVA Rescue Me!
Sayaka Shimizu and Anna Ozono

Erotica is more sexual than ecchi but doesn’t include explicit sex. There’s often sex, but it’s not explicit. We’re not seeing everything despite knowing exactly what’s happening. Examples of erotica series include Redo of Healer, Interspecies Reviewers, Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World, and World’s End Harem. Also, Citrus is an erotica.

So now that we know what an erotica is, what’s this one about? Our protagonist, Masayuki Mizutani, is a high school student whose parents just went overseas for work. But instead of leaving him alone, they ask a girl in his grade, Sayaka Shimizu, to take care of him.

All Masayuki wants is to be left alone. However, Sayaka is determined to service him in every way possible. She calls him “Master” and is always fantasizing about sex. All of the sex scenes in the OVA are fantasies of the girls. Masayuki never actually has sex with Sayaka or any of the others.

Sayaka, Anna, Yuka, and Mai

As is typically the case in hentai, erotica, and ecchi anime, the protagonist, Masayuki, isn’t an interesting character. There’s really nothing of value I have to say about him. Instead, let’s take a look at the four main girls of the series.

First up is Sayaka Shimizu, Masayuki’s new maid. Although she’s in the same grade as him, she’s not actually in his class. However, these two know each other because their parents are friends. You could say that Sayaka is Masayuki’s childhood friend. But it doesn’t look like their relationship goes that deep.

It’s clear right from the first time we meet her, though, that Sayaka likes Masayuki. She has a crush on him, and she’s willing to do whatever it takes to make him fall for her. Personality-wise, she’s pretty easily the best character.

Yuka Takamura and Mai Takagi at the beach from the anime OVA Rescue Me!
Yuka Takamura and Mai Takagi at the beach

The second girl we meet is Anna Ozono, a first-year student who’s on the School Beautification Committee with Masayuki. Like Sayaka, Anna has a crush on him. But she seems content with being the side-chick. She concedes that Sayaka’s body is better for servicing Masayuki and doesn’t fight for his attention.

Yuka Takamura is the third girl. She’s a middle school student but also Masayuki’s aunt — she’s the younger sister of Masayuki’s mother. As you might have guessed, she, too, has a crush on Masayuki despite their relation. Unlike Anna, Yuka actively fights with Sayaka over Masayuki’s love and physical intimacy.

The final girl is Mai Takagi, another middle school student. She’s Yuka’s friend but wants to be more than that. Unlike the other girls, she’s not interested in Masayuki himself. She’s originally interested in him so she can “have kids with Yuka’s DNA.” But the one she actually wants to be with is Yuka.

What if it Wasn’t Only One Episode?

I liked the main girls quite a bit. They were all unique, though Anna could have had a bit more going on. Of the four, she’s obviously the “vanilla” option. But the biggest problem I have with the OVA is that it’s only one episode.

Again, there are four main girls here who all have to share a single episode. That doesn’t leave very much time for each of them. For example, I thought there was going to be a lot more content of Sayaka serving Masayuki as his maid than there actually was.

Also, I looked into the manga, and it’s 44 chapters split into 4 volumes. So, I think the OVA would have worked a lot better if it was four episodes. It doesn’t have to follow whatever “story” the manga has. Just give each girl their own episode and cherry-pick content from the manga for each.

Sayaka kissing Masayuki from the anime OVA Rescue Me!
Sayaka kissing Masayuki

It’s pretty clear that the fact that Sayaka is Masayuki’s maid while his parents are away is a big part of the series. That’s the main gimmick of the series. So, having a full episode about Sayaka would have felt a lot better to me as a viewer.

As I mentioned, Anna also could have benefitted from a full episode because she needs more character development. She’s right on the edge between being a main character and a supporting character. But with a little more time, she could have found a niche for herself.

I almost want to say that Yuka and Mai could share an episode, but I’m actually not sure about that. An episode about Yuka and Sayaka fighting over Masayuki would be good. And then there could be another episode all about Mai’s relationship with Yuka. That seems like the best option.

Final Thoughts

I ended up giving Rescue Me! a 6/10, which is actually higher than the average rating for the OVA. If what you’re looking for is erotica with some comedy mixed in, it’s pretty good. But if it had more episodes, it could have been even better. I don’t think a 7 is out of the question.

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NAKAIMO – My Little Sister Is Among Them! OVA

NAKAIMO – My Little Sister Is Among Them! OVA

Brother, Sister, Lover

The NAKAIMO – My Little Sister Is Among Them! OVA (Kono Naka ni Hitori, Imouto ga Iru!: Ani, Imouto, Koibito / この中に1人、妹がいる!兄、妹、恋人) is the unaired 13th episode of the anime series. The title of the episode is Brother, Sister, Lover. And, somehow, it’s actually worse than the main series.

When I originally watched NAKAIMO, the fact that it was uncensored surprised me. I wasn’t expecting a series like this to have an uncensored version. But, since it did, I assumed that the OVA would take the ecchi content further than the series. That’s not the case.

The NAKAIMO OVA has no uncensored ecchi. It doesn’t have that much ecchi at all. And the ecchi it does have is relatively tame. This is why the OVA is worse than the main series. NAKAIMO is very boring without the ecchi component. That’s the only thing the series had going for it.

Miyabi feeding Shougo from the anime NAKAIMO - My Little Sister Is Among Them! OVA
Miyabi feeding Shougo

Complaints aside, what’s the OVA episode about? Well, the first thing to re-establish is that we know Miyabi is Shougo’s younger half-sister. So, even though this is a siscon anime, that takes Miyabi out of the running to be Shougo’s romantic partner.

But, Miyabi isn’t willing to be cast aside so easily. She decides that none of the other girls can date Shougo without her permission. And so, the girls come up with a competition. They’ll each plan out and go on a date with Shougo — and Miyabi will judge these dates. Whichever girl has the best date wins Shougo (in theory).

So, who are the competitors? In order of their dates, they are Mana, Mei, Ikusu, Rinka, and Konoe. It was pretty surprising to see both Mana and Ikusu on the list but not Yuzurina. During the series, Yuzurina felt more like a real option.

Date Competition

Let’s go over each of the five dates in order, starting with Mana Tendou’s. Mana doesn’t seem to know what a date is. Her idea of a date is buying a bunch of snacks from convenience stores and then eating pancakes. But, she did have the best ecchi scene.

Mei Sagara’s date didn’t fare much better. Her idea of a date is to visit various cafés, including her own. She also had a decent ecchi scene. But, it could have been better. The highlight of her date was definitely the Wife Café. If there was one near me, I’d frequent it.

Ikusu Mizutani’s date was the most standard of all the dates. But, that’s not a bad thing. She and Shougo did all the typical date things, and I’d say it was probably the best date of them all. However, I’m not the judge.

Rinka introducing Shougo to her parents from the anime NAKAIMO - My Little Sister Is Among Them! OVA
Rinka introducing Shougo to her parents

Rinka Kunitachi decided to skip the date portion of her date altogether. Her “date” involved introducing Shougo to her parents and receiving their consent. Look, it’s not much of a date, but I do like Rinka. She gets straight to the point. Why date when you could consummate a marriage?

Finally, it’s Konoe Tsuruma’s turn. Her date has 2 phases. The first phase involves everyone going to an amusement park together. And there’s a focus on Konoe, Shougo, and Miyabi as a group. Don’t get me wrong, going to an amusement park with friends is fun. But, it’s not exactly a date when it’s with a group.

The second phase of her date takes everyone to a wedding hall where a bridal fair is being held. At the bridal fair, the girls can try on dresses and have their pictures taken with Shougo. Again, more of a group activity.

And the Winner Is…

Who do you think the winner is after all the dates? The answer has actually been obvious from the very start of the episode — and even the series. If you guessed Miyabi, you’d be incorrect. The winner isn’t explicitly stated.

But, the implied winner is Konoe.

So, how is it implied that Konoe is the winner? Well, for starters, let’s go back to the first episode of the series. Who’s the first of the girls we meet? It’s Konoe. Konoe may not have been Shougo’s sister in the end, but she’s always been his romantic interest.

Okay, what other evidence is there? How about the title of this episode, Brother, Sister, Lover? Shougo is the brother, Miyabi is the sister, and someone else is the lover. This doesn’t tell us who the lover is exactly. But, it does imply that the lover and the sister are different.

Konoe and Shougo getting fake wedding pictures taken from the anime NAKAIMO - My Little Sister Is Among Them! OVA
Konoe and Shougo getting fake wedding pictures taken

The last piece of evidence ties in with the title and is also the most conclusive. Look at the dates the girls planned out. Mana, Mei, Ikusu, and Rinka all planned dates that focused on themselves and Shougo. Konoe’s date was different.

Not only did Konoe’s date involve everyone, but it focused on Konoe, Shougo, and Miyabi as a trio. Konoe was the only one who included Miyabi in her relationship with Shougo. With that context in mind, Konoe is the obvious answer to the question of who the lover from the episode title is.

Konoe understands what Miyabi wants. Miyabi wants her friendship with the other girls to continue as it always has been. And, she doesn’t want whoever marries her brother to steal him away from her. Miyabi doesn’t want to lose Shougo as a member of her family.

Conclusion

So, earlier in this review, I mentioned that the NAKAIMO OVA is worse than the series. That’s true. In the end, I gave the OVA a 3/10, which is 1 point lower than I gave to the series. If it actually delivered on the ecchi, it could have been better.

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Silver Spoon

Silver Spoon

Silver Spoon anime series cover art
Silver Spoon

Series Overview

Silver Spoon (Gin no Saji / 銀の匙) is a simple love story about a man and his pig. Okay, maybe that’s not an entirely accurate synopsis, but it’s far more accurate than you might expect. It’s actually a slice of life comedy series about an agricultural high school.

The series explores many different aspects of agriculture but focuses heavily on livestock. We primarily see the students taking care of horses, chickens, cows, and pigs. Of course, with all those animals to feed, there are also many acres of crops at the school as well.

However, the first season doesn’t go into crops at all. They’re mentioned in regards to feeding the livestock, but that’s about it. And based on this first season, I’m guessing crops aren’t going to be a main focus of the second season either.

But, what I think sets this series apart from other slice of life offerings is that it’s not just about some fun life with farm animals. It goes into all the details that we as consumers don’t think about — such as the fact that these animals are raised to be slaughtered.

When I eat a burger, I don’t think “this used to be a cute cow that someone raised.” That’s exactly what the protagonist of Silver Spoon is forced to confront. Well, not with a cow, but with a pig which he chose to name and raise on his own.

Going along with that, the idea of being self-sufficient and cooking food made from local ingredients is also key to the series. All of the food the students at the school eat comes directly from the animals and crops they raise.

Characters

Yuugo Hachiken is the protagonist of the series. He’s the only student who doesn’t have a farming background and only applied to Yezo because he wanted to get far away from his family. He doesn’t know what he wants to do with his life, but maybe his time at Yezo will help him figure it out.

Aki Mikage is the female lead as well as Hachiken’s primary love interest (if you don’t count Pork Bowl the pig). Mikage is a member of the equestrian club, which she convinces Hachiken to join since sports clubs are mandatory for all Yezo students.

The only other character I would really call a “main” character is Ichirou Komaba. He’s not as prominent as Hachiken and Mikage, but he’s still important. He has dreams of becoming a professional baseball player so that he can use the money to help his family’s dairy farm.

Yuugo Hachiken and Pork Bowl from the anime series Silver Spoon
Yuugo Hachiken and Pork Bowl

Honestly, I didn’t find too many of the supporting characters to be all that memorable. In fact, I didn’t realize Tokiwa and Nishikawa were different characters until like 6 or 7 episodes into the series. But, there are a few that I enjoyed even if they didn’t play major roles.

Tamako Inada is close to a main character because she’s part of the same group as Hachiken, but she’s mostly just used for gags. Her family runs a “gigafarm,” a huge farm that makes use of the latest technology. But what makes Tamako a good character is that she’s always looking for ways to profit from whatever she, or anyone else, does.

My personal favorite supporting character, though, is Mayumi Yoshino. Her interest is in cheese making. But the reason she’s my favorite is simply that she’s the cutest girl of the series. Sorry, Mikage fans — Yoshino is better.

Does it Make Me Want to be a Farmer?

I tend to enjoy slice of life anime that are about activities I don’t have any interest in doing myself. For example, I don’t want to go camping in the winter or fishing, but I’m interested in series about those activities regardless. But, there’s usually a short period of time after watching a series like that when I think it could be fun to do those activities.

Basically, I like the idea of many of those activities. But then once I think about everything that actually goes into those activities, I quickly realize that I don’t actually want to participate in them.

What about Silver Spoon, though? Did it make me think that raising farm animals could be fun? No. Not at all. Look, pigs are my favorite animals, and I liked seeing them while watching this anime. But at no point did it make me think raising a pig would be an enjoyable experience.

Yuugo Hachiken eating some unappetizing-looking pizza from the anime series Silver Spoon
Yuugo Hachiken eating some unappetizing-looking pizza

If I want to interact with a farm animal, I can just go to a petting zoo. Raising any sort of livestock, even like a singular chicken, is way more of a commitment than I would ever make. Can you tell that I also don’t have kids?

There’s also the fact that I generally don’t like farm animals. Horses are a no from me. Cows are okay, I guess, but I’d still rather not interact with them. I like pigs when they’re small. And as for chickens, they’re basically the worst birds possible.

I’m proud of Hachiken for adjusting to his new farmer life at Yezo. But that sounds like hell to me. I get that the series is all about trying new things and making the most of your situation. I’d just rather not try new things, though, if that’s the situation I’m going to be in.

Conclusion

Silver Spoon is a 7/10. It was actually better than I was expecting it to be. I thought it would be a 5 or 6 considering the subject matter and visual style of the anime. But, I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised.

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Tamako Market

Tamako Market

Tamako Market anime series cover art
Tamako Market

Series Overview

Tamako Market (たまこまーけっと) is an original slice of life, comedy anime by Kyoto Animation. One of the first things you’ll likely notice about this series is that it looks almost exactly like another Kyoto Animation series, K-On! The reason for that is that not only are they made by the same studio, but Yukiko Horiguchi designed the characters for both series.

K-On! has been on my list of anime to watch for a long time (and I’ll get around to it one day). But the fact that I had never seen it or Tamako Market until now apparently caused some confusion. Unbeknownst to me, I had actually seen many pictures from Tamako Market in the past and mistakenly assumed they were from K-On!

But, now that I know these two series look the same, it will be interesting to see if there were any references to K-On! in this series when I finally get around to watching that one. I feel like there had to have been at least one considering how close the styles of the two series are.

Anyway, this review is about Tamako Market, so let’s get back on track. The series is about a girl named Tamako who lives in the Bunny Mountain Shopping District. It follows her daily life and showcases all the things Tamako loves about where she lives — especially her family’s mochi shop.

While the series may seem simple on the surface, I think it has a lot of depth that’s expressed through its characters. What little plot there is never becomes complex and the series doesn’t really tackle difficult themes. But the characters grow and we learn more about them in such a natural way that the fact that “nothing happens” doesn’t matter.

Tamako and Dera

Tamako Kitashirakawa is the titular protagonist of the series. She’s an ordinary girl who lives with her father, grandfather, and sister in their mochi shop within the shopping district. She loves everything about mochi, believes the shopping district is the greatest place on Earth, and is a member of the baton club at school.

Outside of that description, Tamako doesn’t really have much going on. While I’ve seen many people hold this against her, I think it’s actually what makes her such a good character. She’s simple, and because of that, she’s relatable.

However, towards the end of the series, her character does get a bit more development. And I don’t mean that she develops as a character, but rather that we get to see aspects of her character that she hadn’t previously shown. I’ll discuss this more in the next section.

Tamako and Dera from the anime series Tamako Market
Tamako and Dera

The other main character I want to mention is Dera, a talking bird from an island in the South Pacific. Dera is the childhood friend of the prince of his country and is also used by the prince’s assistant to divine fortunes. As such, Dera views himself as a noble being that has graced the shopping district with his presence.

Dera’s self-absorbed nature can be a little annoying at the start of the series. But, I’d argue that he’s the character who develops the most throughout the course of the anime and ends up as a much better character than he was at the start. The year he spent with Tamako and the other people of the shopping district changed who Dera was for the better.

Sure, even at the end he puts on airs and acts like he only cares about himself. But in reality, he cares much more for those he has come to consider his friends.

Tamako Loves the Shopping District

In order to discuss Tamako’s development, I need to spoil the final few episodes of the series. Since the beginning, Dera made it clear that his goal is to find a bride for the prince of his homeland. And since Tamako is the protagonist, it’s pretty obvious that she’s going to be the one.

However, when Dera does finally select Tamako, and when the citizens of the shopping district and Tamako’s friends find out, Tamako shows a different side of herself that we hadn’t seen before. Everyone assumes that Tamako will become the prince’s bride and they continuously tell her that they’ll stand by her decision.

The only problem is that none of them are really taking Tamako’s feelings into consideration. Tamako doesn’t want to become the princess of some far-off land. All she wants to do is continue to make mochi in her family’s shop and live in the shopping district she calls home.

Anko Kitashirakawa from the anime series Tamako Market
Anko Kitashirakawa

Tamako’s love of the shopping district had always been apparent throughout the series. But it wasn’t until this moment that we really saw how much the district itself means to her. This isn’t just the place where she grew up. This is the place where she wants to live for the rest of her life.

The part that really made me view Tamako as a character with depth, however, came in the final episode when she returned to the market to find that all of the shops were closed. When she sees the district like this, she begins to panic, and we aren’t entirely sure why.

At first, I thought she was worried that the district inhabitants were planning a marriage for her that she never agreed to. Then I thought maybe she just didn’t want to see her beloved district closed. But in reality, it was because the shops had only closed once before in her lifetime.

That one time was when her mother died.

We don’t know how Tamako’s mother died, but I think it’s fair to assume that it wasn’t expected. If she had been sick for a while, it wouldn’t have been as much of a shock. But since Tamako remembers returning home to find all the shops closed and that her mother had died, it must have been sudden.

It didn’t last very long, but I found this scene of Tamako rushing through the market to make sure her family was okay to be one of the best of the series. It emphasized what matters most to her.

Conclusion

I read a couple of other reviews of this series, which isn’t something I normally do, and saw that most of them gave it a 5 or 6 out of 10. I think Tamako Market is a solid 8/10 though. It seemed to me that those other reviewers didn’t really get the point of the series.

They all wrote a lot about how this is just a moe show that doesn’t have much going on aside from looking cute. But I think that couldn’t be further from the truth. Yes, it looks cute and it is cute, but it has so much more going on beneath the surface. It’s definitely a series I would watch again.

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Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father! OVA

Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father! OVA

Papakiki OVA Overview

The OVA for the anime series Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father! (Papa no Iukoto wo Kikinasai! OVA / パパのいうことを聞きなさい!OVA), also known simply as Papakiki, includes two episodes that take place after the main series. If you liked the original series as I did, you should probably watch the OVA for a reason I’ll get to in just a moment.

But first, I need to point out that the cover art for this OVA (which I’m not including in this review) is misleading. It features the three main girls, Sora, Miu, and Hina in their bathing suits. So if you see the cover art, you’re probably going to assume the OVA includes a beach or pool episode.

It does not.

Miu and Shiori watching a scary movie from the Papakiki anime OVA
Miu and Shiori watching a scary movie

Instead, the first of the two episodes is broken into three parts. Each part tells a short story focused on one of the girls. And the second episode follows the girls’ parents as ghosts as they visit their daughters four years after the events of the main series.

This second episode is the main reason I would say that fans of the main series should watch the OVA, and it’s also the main reason the cover art is misleading. Ignoring the fact that the OVA episodes don’t include the girls in bathing suits, what’s more important here is that it gives the impression that these are simply fan-service episodes.

In reality, the second OVA episode is the true ending of the series, much like the specials for Oreimo 2. If you skip out on this OVA, then you aren’t actually seeing how the story ends by finishing the main series.

Sora, Miu, and Hina

I know I just said that the cover art for this OVA gives the impression that these are simply fan-service episodes, but in the case of the first episode, that impression is mostly correct. Two-thirds of this episode is definitely pure, yuri bait fan-service with no other beneficial qualities whatsoever.

The first story is about Sora and Raika getting locked in a dresser together while wearing kigurumi (animal onesies). They start to get hot in the cramped dresser and take off the kigurumi so that they’re then in their underwear. They then take off their underwear in a failed attempt to use it to unlock the dresser.

Basically, this first story is focusing on two, sweaty, naked girls pressed up against each other.

Story number two follows Miu and Shiori. It starts off with some yuri bait involving eating cake off each others’ bodies. Then it progresses to more yuri bait involving the two of them bathing together. And it finishes up with a bit more fan-service with Miu stripping and dressing Shiori in different outfits.

Again, other than ecchi fan-service, there isn’t anything going on in this story. And while I don’t have a problem with that, oddly enough, that’s not what I like about Papakiki.

Hina walking in the rain from the Papakiki anime OVA
Hina walking in the rain

The third and final story includes the drama that I like about this series. This time around we follow Hina as she heads off in the rain to the local amusement park so that she can ride the Ferris wheel.

Not only does Hina’s sudden disappearance worry the rest of her family, but in the end, we learn that the reason she wanted to ride it was to be closer to her dead mother in Heaven. It’s her mother’s birthday, so Hina wanted to show her the picture she drew for her. That kind of emotional, family-driven drama is what I like about Papakiki.

Four Years On

The second OVA episode is much more important than the first because, as I mentioned, it actually concludes the series. This episode is set four years after the events of the main series and shows us how Yuuta and the girls have grown since then through the eyes of the girls’ dead parents.

What I liked about this episode is that it drives home the idea that the girls are alright. Yes, they lost their parents at young ages and had to go through some hardships when they were first taken in by their uncle, Yuuta. But, they have overcome these hardships and are now living healthy and happy lives.

In that regard, I think this episode makes for a very good conclusion. However, there’s another part of the episode that I’m not quite sold on. It’s revealed that Yuuta and Sora are going to get married.

Sora, Yuuta, and the ghosts of Sora's parents from the Papakiki anime OVA
Sora, Yuuta, and the ghosts of Sora’s parents

My review of the original series was over two years ago, but I’m almost certain that I mentioned the fact that Papakiki is considered a romantic comedy. I never really saw it that way, though, because, to me, the main draw was the drama. So while I understand that this conclusion makes sense from Sora’s perspective, it doesn’t from the perspective of the series as a whole.

Sure, we’ve known from the start that Sora had a crush on Yuuta despite the fact that he’s her uncle. But there was never really a focus on their relationship. The focus was on Yuuta, Sora, Miu, and Hina developing as a family unit. It was showing how, despite Yuuta being a college student, he was able to successfully give these girls a healthy home environment.

I’m still not sure how I feel about this development. Yuuta already has Raika, so does he really need to marry his own 18-year-old niece? But at the same time, the scene of Yuuta and Sora taking care of Hina together when she had a fever was good. Though, maybe that same scene still could have been included with Hina replaced by Raika alongside Yuuta.

Conclusion

In the end, the Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father! OVA is a 6/10 from me. It was enjoyable to watch, especially after not watching this series in so long. But there were still some questionable developments at the end of that second episode. I feel like Yuuta and Sora ending up together is basically just fan-service and wasn’t necessary at all.

But, the best part of these OVA episodes was that they both included the OP and ED of the main series.

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