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Third Wheels Get All the Action in the Scum’s Wish Complete Collection

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Love triangles can be intense enough as it is, so just imagine what happens when they expand to even greater numbers. Sometimes, when you find yourself face to face with a fellow unwanted third wheel, the best strategy is to stick together in more ways than one. It’s all good until everything gets hopelessly complicated in the Scum’s Wish anime, which is now available on Blu-ray in a complete collection.

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One of the third wheels in the picture is Hanabi, who has been in love with her older friend Narumi for years. Unfortunately, Hanabi is still in high school and Narumi is now her new homeroom teacher… who just so happens to be in love with the music teacher, Akane. And then there’s Mugi, a fellow student who is also in love with Akane.

What happens when both of their respective love targets are unavailable? Hanabi and Mugi decide the best course of action is to hook up as each other’s substitute surrogate relationship, which is more about sex and convenience than romance. Until it’s not…

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Love’s wires get increasingly tangled in Scum’s Wish, which is based on the manga series by Mengo Yokoyari and directed by Masaomi Ando (School-Live!, Hakumei and Mikochi) at anime studio Lerche. Now you can experience the whirlwind romance from beginning to end in the Scum’s Wish Complete Collection, so order your copy today.

** This article was sponsored by Sentai Filmworks **