Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo episode 1 references, parodies, notes


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Parodies, references and notes explanation for Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo / Oresuki: Are You the Only One Who Loves Me? episode 1.


Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo - 01 SUN BUCKS

SUN BUCKS is a parody of Starbucks.


Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo - 01 gakuen handsome

Jouro / Kisaragi Amatsuyu’s art style in the particular shot resembles that of Gakuen Handsome characters.


Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo - 01 Yagami Light

Jouro’s face and the red lighting as he was in dire thought resembles that of scenes of Death Note‘s Yagami Light.




Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo - 01 abazure

The titles “bicchi” and “abazure” that Jouro gave to the 2 girls respectively were translated as “bitch” and “minx”. However, the meaning is pretty much backwards.

Bicchi“, although came from the English “bitch”, basically means “minx” (flirtatious/loose female), while “abazure” basically means bitch “a female who is shameless/a jerk”.

In the Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari anime, 1 female character was given the title of both “bicchi” and “abazure” by the protagonist, Iwatani Naofumi. The way he and Jouro said “abazure da” were very similar. It is possible that 1 work were conscious of the scene from the other.


Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo - 01 arazin

The ARAZIN name and logo is a parody of Amazon. “Arazin”, pronounced as “arajin” is the Japanese pronunciation of “Aladdin”. In the Aladdin folk tale, the lamp is a important item, which explains the lamp in the logo.


Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo - 01 star wars imperial march (darth vader's theme)

The sudden music as the bench was revealed in the library was a parody of the Star WarsThe Imperial March / Darth Vader’s Theme” music.


Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo - 01 the scream

Jouro’s squirming was in the style of “Der Schrei der Natur” (also known as “The Scream“)the composition created by Edvard Munch.


Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo - 01 I'm attacked by an impossible spiral

The next episode title is “俺に襲い掛かる負のスパイラル” was translated as “I’m attacked by an impossible spiral”, but it is more accurately “The negative spiral which comes attacking at me”.

襲い掛かる負のスパイラル” also seems appear in a line of the song Tweak by SHAKA LABBITS, but that may just be a coincidence.

Screenshot credits: ©2018 駱駝/KADOKAWA/「俺好き」製作委員会

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