In Watamote episode 2, Tomoko meets Hatsushiba from Class 1-17 and starts imagining a scene where they are riding a bicycle to watch the sunrise.

What is this scene a reference to?

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It's a reference to Ghibli Studio's Whisper of the Heart. The BGM sounds like Country Roads which also happens to be the theme song of the film.

Whisper of the Heart - Bike scene Whisper of the Heart - Bike scene 2

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