The Mystery Eggs
Episode 7 of Beastars begins with Legoshi finding himself sitting next to Legom, a hen who lays eggs that happen to be used for Legoshi’s favourite egg sandwiches.
After this humorous but bizarre opener, we return to a slick vision of Haru in the past as we see her hooking up with Rouis again. It turns out this all started when he gave Haru some cash to let him stay with her while his horns re-grew.
In the present, Legoshi heads off to see Haru but runs into Rouis in the process. He tells the deer that he wanted to see the dwarf rabbit, unbeknownst to her that she’s listening on the other side of the door.
Rouis talks to Legoshi and tells him he should spend time with his own kind – Juno to be precise. He leads him away but in doing so, he can’t help but sense Haru’s scent lingering on him.
At drama club,Juno asks Legoshi for help with her dancing and as he takes off his jacket, we see her start to fall for him.
After this late night stint, in his dorm room Joe confronts Legoshi surrounding the adult magazine he picked up from the panda last episode. Legoshi admits that he wanted to explore his feelings from different avenues and continues to dance around the idea of being in love with Haru,
As the episode closes out, Legoshi spots Rouis with Haru while he’s painting and it’s enough to realize once and for all that he’s in love with her.
With this love triangle seemingly about to play out, there’s an interesting dynamic at play here that sees Rouis at the centre of most of the drama here. There’s a predatory side to him and this is interestingly juxtaposed against him being a prey, which is a really smart move on the part of the creators. Quite what will happen next remains to be seen but I’m sure Legoshi won’t be best pleased when he finds out what’s happened between Rouis and Haru.