The characters of this series are what had me continue watching this series, particularly Himegami the oddball. At a glance, it does seem like she’s going to be the generic silent archetype. But as the series progress and her screen time increased, I’m starting to find her character more and more interesting.
The nonchalance, the semi-bored/sleepy look, with a tint of mild haughtiness, in how she pulls of the line during her first appearance in episode 8, is all done subtly but noticeably, and most importantly, they were hilarious – really struck a chord there. The mischievous side to her personality can also be seen in episode 11, the scene where Index turns up in hunger (as usual) and Himegami promptly slams the door on Index, answering to the Loli-Sensei that “it’s nothing” in a matter-of-fact tone. Of course, not to forget the little bit of her eccentricities to add on to the overall hilarity of her personality.
Somehow, this scene with, her expression, made me cracked up: