The small pigtailed girl is not someone Black Rock Shooter knows, but there’s an aching in her heart that makes her seem like someone close or someone loved. Above all else she could ignore it if it was a physical pain but this ache is painfully stuck there. She squints, the feeling unknown and approaches it the only way she can. It’s still on school grounds, so Shooter has to tread carefully. In her hand she grips a broom, and takes a small step towards the shorter girl, followed by another.
“Who are you?”
Something about the older student struck Mato as, familiar. Not just familiar, but as if she were a longtime friend. Someone she’s known for a very long time. It made her ache in a way she couldn’t explain. She’s reminded of her dreams, and the late nights trying to recall what was just dreamt as it slipped past her thoughts.
“I’m-” It’s hard to find her voice. She’s lost in the older students eyes. Familiar, as though she’s looked into them many times before. “-Mato Kuroi. Do I, know you from some place?”
ooc: Uh oh, looks like a nasty thunderstorm is back. It killed the power earlier, so I better hop off for a while.
to Homura, Belphagor and BRS- I’ve working on your replies! I’ll get back to them once the skies are clear.
Athletic and energetic, Mato first joined the basketball team in the wish to become taller. But after playing the sport for a while, Mato found it to be a passion. She loved the feeling of helping the team score, making a shot from across the court, and landing the ball in the hoop just before the last second of the game, just before time runs out! Mato loves to put her energy to good use, being able to run and jump around the court feels so invigorating!
But despite her best efforts, Mato hardly grew an inch. She still remains the shortest player on the team.
ooc: WOW I’M SO GOMEN FOR VANISHING FOR A WEEK especially right in the middle of those questions and BRS wanting me to rp!!
I’ll get around to everything I have today, and start drafting replies and answers to everyone I owe them to as soon as possible. I know I owe Belphegor and Sakuya replies, and Menma I replied to our first thread, but if you want to do another we can??? Anyone I’m missing? thanks guys!
Anonymous sent: friendship
Friendship is an extremely important thing to Mato. Everything from the classmates she only exchanges small talk with, to her best friend Yuu, she’d to anything for a friend in need. Mato will put nothing but her best foot forward and give her all to help a friend. If someone she cared about needed her, she’d run straight to their side and give them comfort, a shoulder to cry on, and an ear to listen to them.
Anonymous sent: yu and strength
Yuu is Mato’s closest friend since their first years of middle school. The two girls were able to bond over their enthusiasm for sports, and able to make the school basketball team together. And over the years, the two have excelled in their sport together. With Yuu, Mato felt safe, and able to share secrets and have a true friend to go to when she needed one. And although Yuu and Mato now attend different schools, they maintain communication and have regular phone conversations. And Mato does her best to keep Yuu from getting too upset about Mato’s transfer, and Yuu does the same in return.
The word ‘strength’ doesn’t click with Mato as normally as it should. Physical strength to lift heavy things, or mental ability aren’t the first things that come to mind. When Mato closes her eyes and thinks about ‘strength’, she could swear in her minds eye she could see Yuu…
Ritsu cheerfully bounces his tranny self in front of the girl the bottle had matched him with and shamelessly plants a smooch right on the lips. Hello to you too, Mato.
Caught off guard by the sudden shameless kiss, Mato squeaks in surprise and covers her mouth, her face turning a bright red. Her first kiss! She even spun around, too filled with embarrassment to face the kissing culprit!
“Menma is having fu—” She cut herself off, and stared at Kuroi for a few minutes. Realization dawned upon her.
“You can’t swim either?”
Menma gave a goofy little smile. “Menma’s glad that she isn’t alone!! Menma thought she was the only one who was bad at swimming!!” A pause… “But Menma is sure that Kuma is a great swimmer.”
So Menma couldn’t swim? She did look pretty uneasy about being near and getting into the water.
“Ehee, yeah… I never learned how to when I was a kid. So I just float on innertubes and sit in the shallow end.” The diving board always scared her. You dove in so deep, how were you supposed to get back up again?! The slides weren’t any better. Drifting along was so nice!
“Aww, thanks Menma! Well… I guess I can swim a little, but I’m too scared to go out any further than this without some floaties…” She might try and swim out someday, but… not today!
“So Menma isn’t alone! You have Mato here to swim with you and keep you safe.”
if anyone wants to be in platonic or romantic dokis with her
just message her….
is my kokoro not good enough for you menma chan