Ikebukuro West Gate Park Episode 5: Toshi’s Death Revealed!

Ikebukuro West Gate Park Episode 5 is just around the corner. The anime is usually referred to by its initials IWGP. The anime is based on a series of urban mystery novels by Ira Ishida. Doga Kobo adapted the novel into anime. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming episode!

Ikebukuro West Gate Park Episode 5: Release Date

The anime’s new episode is all set to land on Tuesday, 3 November 2020, at 9:00 PM JST. Funimation and AnimeLab air the anime’s latest episodes on their official websites and platforms. Tsutsumi Yukihiko has directed the anime.

Episode 4 Full Recap!

In the anime’s previous episode, we see that Toshi’s past is finally revealed. How Toshi died remained a history till now, but now we know the truth. We saw that Makoto crosses path with Toshi’s grandfather and they both talk. The old man remembered the day Toshi died. It took him by surprise and he was devastated. The old man says that if Toshi was alive now he’d be about Makoto’s age.

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Eventually, Makoto learns that Toshi was a leader of some street gang in Ueno. The old still wanted answers as he never knew how Toshi actually died. Makoto says that he will help the old man find the truth. After some time, Akihiro shows up and calls the old man his grandfather. Harumi was the boy’s mother and she shows up later.

Later, Makoto tells Takashi to dig up something and find about Toshi’s murder. He tells him to start with the street gang in Ueno, which the old man mentioned. On the other day, Takashi says he was not able to find much information. He has put up a dozen –boys for the task and they are still searching.

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How did Toshi Die?

They, however, find out that Toshi made a gang in Ueno named Team Apollo. Makoto himself goes to talk with the Team Apollo and unravel the truth. However, this was not easy. Some bar members told him to go away and also mind his own business. Makoto was not looking to make a scene and so he leaves quietly. However, he eventually finds a way around and meets Apollo’s leader, Rintaro Nagai.

Rintaro said that he knew exactly what happened with Toshia and he will tell him. He started that Toshi was not a nice person and used to beat his wife, Harumi all the time. Makoto eventually discovers that Akihiro is Kouji’s son. Harumi and Kouji loved each other very much and Kouji was not able to see his love get beaten.

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Toshi eventually finds out the truth about the duo and started assaulting them both. Harumi, while defending herself, pushed Toshi. Toshi fell down the stairs and died. Makoto tells the whole story to Toshi’s father and now they know the truth. Also, he learns that Akihiro is not his biological grandson.

We will bring more details very soon. Until then, stay tuned and keep reading for all the latest updates!

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