Well, you can’t say he didn’t at least try.
Panel 1: Rho’s apartment. Rho’s looking to the front with a serious, determined expression. He says “Okay, Rho. You are 23.”
Panel 2: A close-up of two cups of instant noodles in Rho’s kitchen. Rho says (off panel) “You should be able to cook something other than instant meals…it can’t be that hard, right?”
Panel 3: Rho holding a wooden spoon in the air with excitement and determination, over a bright orange background. He says, in big bold letters, “ALRIGHT! HERE I GO!”
Panel 4: Rho’s apartment building seen from the outside. We can see a cloud of smoke coming out from one of the windows. A speech bubble from Rho comes from that same window, in which he says “Hmm…”