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Five Sugars is the eighteenth episode of the anime.

Plot

After being interrogated by the police regarding the fire in the Turkish district, Nina meets with Mr. Rosso, who picks her up from the police station. They go for dinner and Nina notes that Rosso still adds five spoonfuls of sugar to his coffee.

Nina remembers when she was hired by Rosso to work at his Italian restaurant. Nina's beauty and enthusiasm attracted a lot of customers to the restaurant who packed the place. Nina tells Rosso that she practices shooting during her free time. Back then, Nina used the name Anna to cover her identity.

Back to the present, Nina explains to Rosso that she found out he was a contract killer and she thought he could train him to find and kill Johan. Rosso tells he retired after a job when he was hired to kill a man; Rosso saw the man also put five spoonfuls of sugar to his coffee, this triggered something inside him and decided not to shoot.

Nina and Rosso go the the train station, where Nina tells Rosso she has to leave to go in a chase after Johan.

Characters

Quotes

  • Rosso: "Killing people is easy. Just forget the taste of sugar"

Trivia

  • Summertime, the film that makes Rosso cry and that is playing in the theater, is, indeed, a 1955 film directed by David Lean and starring Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Darren McGavin, and Isa Miranda. The story is about a lonely American woman who unexpectedly finds romance in Venice.
  • When training Nina to cook a pasta dish, Rosso tells her that pasta is not a pasta unless you can taste every ingredient you put in.
Episodes of Monster
1. Herr Dr. Tenma • 2. Downfall • 3. A Murder • 4. Night of the Execution • 5. The Girl from Heidelberg
6. Disappearance Report • 7. Mansion of Tragedy • 8. The Fugitive • 9. The Girl and the Seasoned Soldier
10. An Erased Past • 11. Kinderheim 511 • 12. Modest Experiment • 13. Petra and Schumann • 14. Left Behind
15. Be My Baby • 16. Wolf's Confession • 17. Reunion • 18. Five Sugars • 19. Monster's Abyss • 20. Journey to Freiham
21. Happy Holidays • 22. Lunge's Trap • 23. Eva's Confession • 24. Of Men and Dining 25. Thursday's Boy
26. The Secret Woods • 27. Proof • 28. Just One Case • 29. Execution • 30. Decision • 31. In Broad Daylight
32. Sanctuary • 33. A Child's View • 34. At the Edge of Darkness • 35. My Nameless Hero • 36. The Monster of Chaos
37. A Nameless Monster • 38. The Demon in My Eyes • 39. The Hell in His Eyes • 40. Grimmer • 41. The Ghost of 511
42. The Adventures of the Magnificent Steiner • 43. Detective Suk • 44. Double Darkness • 45. The Monster's Afterimage
46. Contact • 47. The Door to Nightmares • 48. The Scariest Thing • 49. The Cruelest Thing • 50. The Rose Mansion
51. The Monster's Love Letter • 52. The Lawyer • 53. Determination • 54. The Escape • 55. Room 402
56. The Never-Ending Journey • 57. That Night • 58. I Hate This Job • 59. The Man Who Saw the Devil
60. The Man Who Knew Too Much • 61. The Door to Memories • 62. A Pleasant Dinner Table • 63. Unrelated Murders
64. The Baby's Depression • 65. Johan's Footprints • 66. Welcome Home • 67. I'm Back • 68. Ruhenheim
69. The Peaceful House • 70. The Town Massacre • 71. The Wrath of the Magnificent Steiner • 72. A Nameless Man
73. The Landscape of the End • 74. The Real Monster
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