Zero Two: 5 Explanations Why Zero Two & Hiro Are Worst Couple (And Why They Are Not)
“You’re my wings, right? If I’m with you, I can fly anywhere I want… We’ll always be together right.”
— Zero Two to Hiro.
Zero Two and Hiro
After the anime is broadcasted, Zero Two and Hiro were becoming one of the most popular pairs during the recent mecha anime wave. Their love story touches many fans’ hearts all over the world. Today we will go through to see 5 reasons why they are perfect for each other and 5 reasons why they are not.
Let’s dive in!
5 reasons they are perfect couple:
Hiro is the only one who can pilot with 002 without dying
Hiro is the only one to be able to pilot a Franxx with Zero Two safely, with both of Zero Two‘s past partners dying from flying with her once.
Hiro is the only 002‘s partner survive
The logic behind why Hiro and Zero Two should pilot a Franxx is explained later in the series and reveals why they are the only ones who can pilot a Franxx. And like Zero Two is only capable of piloting Franxx with Hiro, Hiro can only pilot Franxx with 002.
2. They know each other a long time ago
Zero Two and Hiro are childhood friends, but they forgot about the meeting because their memories are lifted. Due to Hiro, Zero Two tried again to become a human being and to meet “that boy” who turned out to be Hiro.
Their first met when they’re still children
Hiro’s also means how Zero Two speaks Japanese. Although women normally refer to themselves by using ‘watashi,’ Zero Two uses the boyish ‘boku,’ as Hiro refers to himself in other words. It’s a good little preface.
3, Hiro humanized her
Once at the beginning of Darling in the Franxx the viewer is introduced to Zero Two, Hiro meets her nude in the pool. They had a less-than-average encounter and instantly revealed their characters.
He made her a human
Zero Two didn’t mind others or what happened to their partners after they were killed. However, it was seen that she opened her heart and eventually improved when she began loving Hiro.
4. They embolden each other
The dearest dream of Zero Two is to become a human being. Hiro needs to show that he’s useful and can drive a Franxx. What draws them together and helps them understand each other genuinely is the element of longing to be acknowledged.
They inspire each other
Since, while they can be rocky at times, they encourage each other to do better, no wonder that makes them a better pair.
5. They are meant for each other
Zero Two and Hiro will be together regardless of how you spin it. This is also illustrated in the last episode of Darling in the Franxx. While the other kids ended up dead or loved by someone, Zero Two and Hiro passed away.
Yet thousands of years later, they were shown that they reincarnated and met again under the cherry-blue-tree, to which their souls were given a vow.
However, that does not mean they are the perfect couple. All things are two sides of it.
Here are 5 reasons these two adversely affect each other:
1. 002 is a bad influencer
Zero Two has not been brought up like the other children in Darling in the Franxx. This makes her views defiant and makes the others reluctant to open up to her as easily.
She is not a good role figure
Although Zero Two has such a strong character in her defiant mind, she does not always make the right decision. Zero Two might guide Hiro on the right path, but she could also manipulate and deceive Hiro’s decisions.
2. They have bad communication
Zero Two and Hiro had to struggle with their communication issues desperately. They had much incomprehension during Darling in the Franxx, which almost cost them their lives and their assignments.
Sometimes they can fully understand each other
Hiro even listened at times to the wrong people and accused Zero Two of stuff without hearing her response. If they were in the real world, they had to be advised by pairs.
3. Zero Two nearly killed Hiro several times
You will know how many times he nearly died if you try to count all the time Zero Two put Hiro on the line. Hiro was, in addition to being dangerous to other people, in the moments when she was erratic at the top of her deadly instincts and nearly losing her life.
Hiro and Zero Two
The beginning of Darling in the Franxx was a loop of Hiro almost dying when Zero Two did not care about him.
4. Zero Two is dangerous
The characters in Darling in the Franxx tell the viewer how unsafe Zero Two is. You need two people to push a Franxx so that it can climb into the clouds. Nevertheless, Zero Two just destroyed both her partners once.
Zero Two – “partner killer”
Although Hiro is the only one who is able to comfortably drive a Franxx with Zero Two, it’s no less risky for Hiro.
5. 002 can be over-obsessed
Once Zero Two figures out that she can only pilot a Franxx with Hiro and vice versa, her attitude towards him is radically shifting. She’s not interested in Hiro until she’s 24/7 committed to him.
And though she lives in separate dorms and never speaks to someone in the Franxx, she still begins to live with all of us. Zero Two was also obvious to other children’s fascination with him as often she behaved a little too sweet.