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My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 122

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 122

Is Eraser Head Done For?

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 122 was alright. The best part of the episode was the stuff with Bakugo. But, before I get to that, I need to talk about Eraser Head. At the end of Episode 121, Shigaraki hit him in the leg with a deleter round.

As I’m sure you remember, deleter rounds are a type of ammunition that removes quirks. Overhaul’s yakuza group developed them back in Season 4. And from what we’ve seen with Mirio Togata, it doesn’t appear that the effect of deleter rounds wears off.

So, the fact that Shigaraki hit Eraser Head with one of these deleter rounds is a big deal. Eraser Head’s quirk was really the only thing stopping Shigaraki from destroying everything. However, Eraser Head managed to stop the deleter round from taking effect. He cut off his own leg before the chemicals could spread throughout his body.

Eraser Head using his quirk from the anime series My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 122
Eraser Head using his quirk

My main question now is, “how effective was Eraser Head’s action?” Did cutting his leg off actually work? Or has the deleter round already done its job? Is it only a matter of time before Eraser Head can’t use his quirk anymore?

I’m going to guess that he’ll get to keep his quirk. But, he’s going to be out of commission for a while. It’s not only that he’s now missing a leg and can’t easily get around. It’s that he’s severely injured, bleeding out, and needs to be in a hospital for a considerable amount of time.

In short, yes, Eraser Head is going to be out of commission for the foreseeable future.

Now, speaking of deleter rounds, wouldn’t it be poetic if that’s how our heroes defeat Shigaraki? Instead of killing him, they could delete the All-for-One quirk and lock him up forever.

One-for-All: Float

In the middle of Episode 122, Deku awakens a new One-for-All quirk: Float. This was the quirk of Nana Shimura, Shigaraki’s grandmother. So, it’s fitting that this quirk is vital to Deku stopping Shigaraki during this fight. And in case you’re wondering, that’s the 3rd or 4th quirk Deku awakened.

I don’t exactly remember how all the One-for-All quirks break down. Black Whip and Float are definitely 2 quirks. And then I’m pretty sure the power storage quirk is separate from the One-for-All quirk. The ability to pass down quirks is One-for-All. The fact that those quirks get stronger with each generation is different, I think.

It doesn’t matter. Someone will correct me in the comments or on social media. Either way, Deku now has the Float quirk, which seems to be exactly the same as Ochaco’s Zero Gravity quirk. They’re technically different, but they do the same thing.

Deku awakening another One-for-All quirk from the anime series My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 122
Deku awakening another One-for-All quirk

Now, what I found most interesting was the flashback with Bakugo and All Might talking about Deku. Bakugo brought up a good point about how it’s going to be difficult to hide Deku’s quirks in the future. For now, All Might can explain it away. But, what about when Deku has 5 or 6 quirks that are completely different?

Another thing Bakugo brought up was the 4th One-for-All user. There’s not much information on this person. Details about both their quirk and their death are missing. So, is there a connection between the two? Is their quirk dangerous to use?

All Might seems to know something about this. But, since he hasn’t confirmed the information, he doesn’t want to say what he knows just yet. I have no idea what this quirk could be. My best guess is that it’s some kind of last-resort quirk.

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Cursed Quirks

I’m unsure if this episode was the first time the idea of cursed quirks appeared. But, someone used it to describe both the All-for-One and One-for-All quirks. You could make the argument that these quirks are cursed in a number of ways.

The curse of All-for-One could be that it drives its user mad with power. It compels them to seek out and absorb other powerful quirks. And the curse of One-for-All could be how All-for-One corrupted it. Remember, it was a simple quirk that didn’t do much before All-for-One intervened.

However, it now seems like there’s a different curse affecting these two quirks. There’s the curse of their past users. We’ve known about this in regard to One-for-All for a while. The wills of past One-for-All users are still present within Deku. And while they don’t take over his body, they seem to be able to influence him.

Endeavor burning Shigaraki to a crisp from the anime series My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 122
Endeavor burning Shigaraki to a crisp

All-for-One appears to work in the same way. We just haven’t seen it work like this before because there was only ever 1 user of the quirk. Now that Shigaraki is the second user, we see that the previous user of his quirk influences him, as well.

The past One-for-All users were heroes who aren’t going to do anything evil. But, the same can’t be said for All-for-One. He seems to be treating Shigaraki less like a successor and more like an extension of himself.

Twice now, he’s attempted to take over Shigaraki’s body. And I think that’s been his goal from the start. He knew he’d have to sacrifice himself to take down All Might. So, he set up Shigaraki to be his next vessel. It’s like a Madara Uchiha and Kaguya Ōtsutsuki situation from Naruto: Shippūden.

Conclusion

What do you think of My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 122? Do you think Eraser Head is going to have to retire? What do you think the 4th One-for-All user’s original quirk was? And do you want to see All-for-One return as the main villain? Let me know in the comments.

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To Your Eternity Season 2 Episode 5

To Your Eternity Season 2 Episode 5

Bon-sama the Benevolent

The more time we spend with Bon-sama, the more I like him. To Your Eternity Season 2 Episode 5 showed us a new side of Bon we hadn’t seen before. Between this episode and Episode 4, he’s easily the most developed character of the season.

Last time, we learned about Bon’s past and his ability to talk to the dead. This time, we learned about his relationship with his men. I assumed Bon didn’t care much about people other than himself. He came across as someone who only tolerated others as long as they were praising him.

However, we now know that’s not the case. Bon cares deeply for all those who follow him. And he showed this multiple times throughout the episode. The first time came when he introduced the soldier Purkis to Fushi. Not only does he know Purkis’s name, but he had a prosthetic leg made for Purkis.

Bon-sama introducing Purkis from the anime series To Your Eternity Season 2 Episode 5
Bon-sama introducing Purkis

It’s not only Purkis whose name Bon knows. He seems to know the names of all his men. Dewey, Douglas, Micky, Corey, Tyrone, and Rolls are some of the men he names in this episode. And when Thomas gets trapped under some rubble, Bon personally runs over to him and calls out his name.

And guess what. It doesn’t stop there. After all his men are safe and accounted for, we see that Bon even knows their families. He may not be on a first-name basis with each of their family members. But, he recognizes them and cares about them.

Bon seems like he’ll be a good ruler if he survives long enough to become one. He’s great at PR, is loved by the people, cares about those below him, and has the ability and desire to lead. He’s a strange guy, but that’s okay.

Anna’s Reincarnation

The second phase of the episode is where things really start getting interesting. Fushi travels with Bon to the Uga Castle in Ilsarita where he meets Anna, the daughter of the castle lord. Anna is severely sick and on her deathbed when they arrive.

Unfortunately, there’s nothing Fushi can do for her at this point. It’s unlikely he would have been able to do anything for her even if she wasn’t about to die. But, because of her current state, he couldn’t even stay in the same room as her. He couldn’t bear feeling her die.

After Anna dies, the lord begs Fushi to bring his daughter back to life. But, we know this is beyond Fushi’s abilities. So, Bon has Fushi show the lord the extent of what he can do. He takes on Anna’s form and then steps out of her body to reveal an empty husk.

Fushi taking the form of Anna from the anime series To Your Eternity Season 2 Episode 5
Fushi taking the form of Anna

What comes next, however, is a huge twist. Bon suddenly starts looking around and comments that he can’t hear someone anymore. He doesn’t think much of it at the time. But, on his way out, Anna comes back to life. The implication here is that he couldn’t hear Anna’s ghost anymore.

Why did he stop hearing her voice? Because her soul entered the husk left behind by Fushi and reanimated it. This is a huge deal for a few reasons that Bon recognizes. First, he realizes this means Fushi could bring his dead friends back to life in the same way.

But, what I find to be more important is that he also recognizes the burden this will be on Fushi. He doesn’t explain why this knowledge would be a burden. However, I have a guess. Fushi will want to save everyone who died.

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Followers of the Immortal

Think back to all the ways Fushi tried to stop people from dying. The biggest example is his exiling himself on an island for decades. He did that so the Nokkers would come to him rather than attack innocent civilians.

If Fushi learned he could bring people back to life, he’d want to save everyone who ever died “because of him.” He’d also want to save everyone who died in the future. That’s a huge burden for him to carry. But, I have a feeling he actually can’t do all that.

You see, over the past 2 episodes we’ve seen the ghosts of Fushi’s friends who follow him. Notably, there are only 5 of them. There’s March, Gugu, Tonari, Liggard, and Oniguma. So, my guess is that this means he’d only be able to reincarnate those 5.

Fushi with the ghosts of Gugu, March, and Tonari from the anime series To Your Eternity Season 2 Episode 5
Fushi with the ghosts of Gugu, March, and Tonari

Why wouldn’t he be able to reincarnate anyone as he did to Anna? Simply put, because their souls have already moved on. We don’t see Parona’s ghost following Fushi. So, we can assume that she already moved on to the afterlife. Even if Fushi creates a Parona husk, there’s no soul left to fill it.

Now, does that mean the followers whom he can reincarnate are effectively immortal? Could he keep creating new husks for them to fill every time they die? In theory, I guess the answer would have to be yes. But, we should consider why these 5, in particular, haven’t moved on.

My prediction is that they have unfinished business. So, if Fushi does reincarnate them, they won’t be around forever. They’ll do what they still have to do in the world of the living and then they’ll move on for good. Or, they could stick around as permanent characters.

Conclusion

What do you think of To Your Eternity Season 2 Episode 5? Is Bon the best character of the season? (The answer is yes.) How do you feel about Fushi being able to reincarnate people? Is that a good twist? And, do you think his ghost followers are going to stick around for good? Let me know in the comments.

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Chainsaw Man Episode 7

Chainsaw Man Episode 7

Eternity vs. Chainsaw

Chainsaw Man Episode 7 was pretty traumatic. I didn’t need to see Himeno puke into Denji’s mouth. So, we’re not going to talk about that for the rest of the review. Let’s all agree to forget it ever happened and move on.

So, what else happened in Episode 7? Well, the Chainsaw Devil killed the Eternity Devil. But, it’s not as if Denji had an easy victory. He only won thanks to Himeno getting involved, as well. When Denji ran out of energy, she used her Ghost Devil to restart his chainsaws to keep him in the fight.

And, we shouldn’t assume that only happened the one time we saw it. Himeno tells Aki that the fight between Denji and the Eternity Devil lasted 3 days. And it looked to me like Himeno had been watching over Denji for most of that time.

Himeno restarting Denji's chainsaws with her Ghost Devil from the anime series Chainsaw Man Episode 7
Himeno restarting Denji’s chainsaws with her Ghost Devil

The most interesting part of this whole fight was how the Eternity Devil reacted to Denji. It doesn’t know Denji personally. But, it does know the Chainsaw Devil. And the fact that it said the Chainsaw Devil had gotten weak implies they’ve fought before.

I don’t know why the Eternity Devil has a rivalry with the Chainsaw Devil. It could be from the influence of the Gun Devil’s flesh. It could be that the Chainsaw Devil did something to the Eternity Devil in the past. Or, it could be that the Eternity Devil was jealous of the Chainsaw Devil’s strength.

In any event, this tells us that the Chainsaw Devil is special. Another Devil knew of the Chainsaw Devil and was specifically seeking to kill it. Also, remember that Makima believes Denji could be strong enough to take down the Gun Devil. She seems to know something too.

Division 4 Rookies

The most important piece of information we got from Episode 7 was that Kobeni is 20 years old. I was a bit worried that she was going to be a minor like Denji. But, we’re safe. Now, we just need an age for Power’s body.

But, actually, we learned a lot about Division 4. There are many more members than we previously knew of. If we include Makima, there appear to be 12 members currently. There were 13, but one of the rookies died only a few days ago.

Not all 12 members of Division 4 were present at the party, though. One of the older members mentions that he has a Fiend on his team. But, he didn’t bring the fiend because they aren’t as well-behaved as Power. I assumed Power was the only Fiend Devil Hunter. So, the existence of another is pretty interesting.

Kobeni Higashiyama introducing herself to her coworkers from the anime series Chainsaw Man Episode 7
Kobeni Higashiyama introducing herself to her coworkers

We already knew that Denji “is” the Chainsaw Devil and Power is the Blood Devil. But, what Devils do Arai and Kobeni have contracts with? Arai tells us that his contract is with the Fox Devil, just like Aki. Apparently, the Fox Devil is friendly to (attractive male) humans.

Kobeni, on the other hand, doesn’t say what he contracted Devil is. She confirms she has one, though. So, why doesn’t she want people to know what it is? I didn’t get the feeling she was trying to hide her true strength. It must be a devil she’s embarrassed by.

The thing is, I can’t think of a Devil that would be embarrassing to have. Isn’t the whole point that Devils are scary? I guess she could be embarrassed by how weak her Devil is. Or, it could be a bug. Kobeni and the Cockroach Devil?

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Denji Gets Laid

After the party, Denji goes home with Himeno. Or, rather, Himeno carries him home with her while he’s passed out. And she escapes with him before anyone has a chance to realize what happened. But, I don’t think Denji has to worry about Himeno.

Himeno taking Denji home with her isn’t the same as Power recruiting Denji to save her cat. So, why did she do it? Does she actually like Denji? That seems unlikely for 2 reasons. First, there’s his age. And second, it’s pretty well-established that she likes Aki, not Denji.

Is it because she’s drunk? That seems to be part of the reason. The alcohol would have made taking him home easier. But, again, that doesn’t explain it all. That doesn’t really explain why she took him home with her, kissed him, and then propositioned him for sex.

Drunk Himeno sitting on Denji from the anime series Chainsaw Man Episode 7
Drunk Himeno sitting on Denji

In my mind, there’s one clear answer. Himeno is jealous of Makima. She even comments on how both Aki and Denji are in love with Makima. And since Aki is the one Himeno likes, she’s jealous of Makima. So, how does she get back at Makima? By taking Denji from her.

Himeno knows that Makima is interested in Denji for some reason. So, it’s not that Himeno likes Denji. It’s that Himeno wants to hurt Makima in the same way she feels hurt. But, I mean, if I was in Denji’s position, I wouldn’t worry about that. Carpe diem, as they say.

With all that said, I can’t see Denji actually getting laid by Himeno here. I have a feeling that he’s going to make an attempt to be faithful to Makima and reject Himeno’s advances. And I have a feeling that Himeno won’t continue to push if he rejects her.

Conclusion

What do you think of Chainsaw Man Episode 7? Why do you think the Eternity Devil had a Chainsaw Devil obsession? What’s your prediction for Kobeni’s contracted Devil? And will Denji actually get laid? Let me know in the comments.

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Spy x Family Part 2 Episode 20

Spy x Family Part 2 Episode 20

Anya Shadows Yor

Spy x Family Part 2 Episode 20 follows Anya as she gathers information for her school report. The students in her class have to do a report on an occupation they’re interested in. And, naturally, most of the kids take the easy way out by interviewing one of their parents.

At first, Anya asks to follow Yor at work. This seems to be the right choice. After all, Yor works a normal job at City Hall. There would be no issue with her bringing Anya along for the assignment. But, because this is Yor, that’s not the job she considered bringing Anya to.

Yor didn’t immediately think about her City Hall job. Instead, she thought about what it would be like to bring Anya along on an assassination job. It’s clear that this is what Yor views as her “real” job. City Hall is just her cover.

Anya shadowing Yor at work from the anime series Spy x Family Part 2 Episode 20
Anya shadowing Yor at work

Now, you might think that Anya would want to follow Yor at her real job. But, you need to remember that Anya is a young child. Does she think Yor’s job as an assassin is exciting? Yes. Does she want to see Yor kill people? No. She thinks that’s scary.

I’m a bit surprised that Anya didn’t wait to ask Loid first in the hopes she could see him do spy stuff. But, I guess she understood that wasn’t going to happen. So, she might as well ask Yor first since she has a normal job on the side.

When Anya asked Loid, the series did something I appreciate. It skipped over Anya explaining her project and asking to go to work with him. I’m pretty sure Spy x Family has done that other times before now. But, it was a nice way to speed through unnecessary dialogue.

Investigate the General Hospital

When Anya asked to follow Loid around at work, he said yes without hesitation. Of course, his “job” is that he’s a therapist who works in a hospital. But, I didn’t actually think he went to the hospital. I thought that was just something he said he did.

It turns out that Loid actually does go to the hospital most days and sees patients there. He has good relationships with his coworkers. And he’s even praised for his good work ethic. Oh, and most of these coworkers aren’t WISE agent plants.

I never would have guessed that Loid spent so much time at the hospital considering his spy job. It’s not like Operation Strix is his only mission. It’s his most important mission, sure. But, we’ve seen that Sylvia Sherwood gives him other assignments to fill his downtime. And he spends a lot of time keeping an eye on Anya.

Anya investigating Loid's workplace from the anime series Spy x Family Part 2 Episode 20
Anya investigating Loid’s workplace

Anyway, Loid takes Anya to the hospital and she has a great time. His coworkers give him snacks and she gets to investigate a secret passage. What more could she ask for?

Okay, so she didn’t get to hear the details of the new mission Loid received. She probably would have liked that. But, exploring the secret passage behind the bookcase is more important. It’s not every day that she can do that. She can read Loid’s mind to get details about his missions whenever she wants.

Speaking of the assignment Loid received, did you notice the woman who gave it to him? She’s the mystery woman from the ED. We don’t know her name yet. But, it seems like next week’s episode is going to feature her prominently. So, I expect we’ll get her name then. We may even get her codename, too.

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Decipher the Perplexing Code

Did anyone else actually decipher the code on the piece of paper from this episode? Or was I the only one? Well, if you didn’t, you’ll be happy to know you didn’t miss out on anything. The code says exactly what we were told it says.

Every number in the code has 2 digits. The first digit represents the column and the second represents the row. So, 61 means column 6, row 1, which is the letter T. Commas between numbers signify separate letters. And spaces are still spaces.

So, what does the secret code say? It says “Come to… [the bridge (Sat) 0800].”

Part of me wants to compliment Spy x Family for having the code actually work. They could have written nonsense or used a fake alphabet that we couldn’t decipher. But, it actually used a real code. That’s pretty neat.

Bondman's secret code from the anime series Spy x Family Part 2 Episode 20
Bondman’s secret code

However, there’s another part of me that wishes the secret code wasn’t what the series told us it was. It would have been more fun if there was a different message waiting for anyone who tried to decipher it. I really would have appreciated an easter egg like that.

Imagine if you deciphered the code and it said something like “Part 3 coming soon.” But, even something less exciting would have been enough for me. It could have been a name of a character we haven’t met yet. Or it could have been some random piece of trivia about one of the characters.

Unfortunately, that’s not what we got. And, also unfortunately, Franky was the only one in the show who took the time to decipher the code and show up. I was hoping we’d see a bunch of random characters all show up at the bridge without Anya there in the end.

Conclusion

What do you think of Spy x Family Part 2 Episode 20? Would you have rather seen Anya visit Yor’s job at City Hall? How do you think Loid makes time to be a practicing therapist? And did you decipher the code on your own? Let me know in the comments.

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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 276

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 276

Welcome to Ouga’s Maze

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 276 starts the next arc of the anime series. This arc feels like it’s anime-original. I don’t know because I don’t read the manga (I like to go into each episode blind). But, even if it is anime-original, it seems like a fun arc.

A bunch of people, Boruto included, wake up in a mysterious facility. The last thing they remember before waking up is being on the Thunder Train. Then, an old guy shows up and tells them they survived a chemical plant explosion that the train got caught up in.

This old guy is Ouga, who later refers to himself as the lord of the maze. We don’t know if the story he told about the chemical plant explosion actually happened. It probably didn’t. But, what matters now is that Ouga wants to perform an experiment on his captives.

A broken puppet of Ouga from the anime series Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 276
A broken puppet of Ouga

Now, there’s a correction I’d like to make from my Episode 275 review. Last week, I said that the captive rogue shinobi originally had explosive tags on his arms. And I said they were later taken off. It turns out they’re seals, not explosive tags, and them missing later on was a mistake.

Also, I was initially thinking that Sasuke’s presence would void this entire arc. My logic was, “well, he can use his Rinnegan to open a portal to another dimension, thus freeing everyone.” But then, I remembered that he doesn’t have his Rinnegan anymore.

Anyway, before the tests begin, Ouga kills one of the Hidden Mist shinobi to make an example out of him. Boruto then attacks him, and it’s revealed that Ouga is a puppet. Another Ouga appears shortly after and announces that there are 5 tests in total. And whoever survives wins their freedom.

First Test: Collapse

The first test of Ouga’s maze is Collapse. In this test, the competitors find themselves on a stone grid floating in the middle of a void. The stone is brittle, and blocks of it crumble away over time. To pass the test, competitors much reach a platform above the grid before they fall.

It’s a simple enough test. But, there are two things that make it a challenge. First, not everyone is a shinobi and so they’ll need help. And second, not everyone is helpful, regardless of if they’re a shinobi or not.

So, at this point, we should probably run through some of the characters. Starting with the Hidden Mist shinobi, there are 2 remaining (Ouga killed the other one). One of these is Anaguma, an older shinobi. And the other is a rogue shinobi, Rokuro, whom Anaguma captured. By the end of the test, only Rokuro remains.

A Hidden Cloud kunoichi from the anime series Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 276
A Hidden Cloud kunoichi

We also have an unnamed kunoichi from the Hidden Cloud village. She blackmails an unnamed guy with a briefcase of cash into paying her to help him survive. There’s also an unnamed Hidden Grass shinobi. And there’s Shamo of the Hidden Stone village, who helped Boruto open the window on the train.

Boruto also isn’t the only Leaf shinobi present. Kiseru Gankubi is another Leaf shinobi who claims to know Konohamaru. During this first test, he helps Boruto and Anaguma save as many non-shinobi as they can.

Two non-shinobi who also help others are Namua and Yatsume. Namua is a tall, bald man who looks like he could be a priest. Yatsume is a mystery, though. I’m calling her a non-shinobi only because she doesn’t have a forehead protector. She acts, moves, and feels like a shinobi. I’m interested to find out where she’s from.

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14 Competitors Remaining

By the end of the first test, there are 14 competitors remaining. The named characters are Boruto, Kiseru, Shamo, Rokuro, Yatsume, and Namua. The others are the Grass shinobi, Cloud kunoichi, briefcase guy, an old couple, and 3 other women.

Of the named characters, I could see Namua and the Grass shinobi not surviving all 5 tests. Boruto (obviously), Kiseru, Shamo, Rokuro, and Yatsume all seem like survivors, to me. Same with the cloud kunoichi, the briefcase guy, and the woman wearing pink.

The other 2 women, I don’t have high hopes for. One of them already lost her husband to the first test. And the defining characteristic of the other is that she’s wearing purple. As for the old couple, I’d like to see them make it out alive. Would the series really kill off a nice old couple like that?

Yatsume introducing herself to Boruto from the anime series Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 276
Yatsume introducing herself to Boruto

At this point, I should mention Kakesu. Kakesu is the woman who unlocked Rokuro’s handcuffs. By doing so, she indirectly killed Anaguma. Though, he would have died anyway even if she didn’t uncuff Rokuro. Still, Anaguma would rather die with Rokuro than let Rokuro go free — that’s how dangerous Rokuro is.

Unfortunately for Kakesu, she dies shortly after this when the ground crumbles away. Throughout the whole episode, Kakesu is the only named character who died.

Back to the survivors, there are a few factions that have appeared. Boruto, Kiseru, Shamo, and Namua are allies. We can also assume the old couple and the three women will be sticking with them, too.

Then, there’s the Cloud kunoichi and the briefcase guy. And the Grass shinobi and Rokuro both appear to be on their own. Yatsume is the odd one out because she’s half allied with Boruto and half on her own.

Conclusion

What do you think of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 276? Do you think Sasuke would have made a difference if he was here? Where do you think Yatsume is from? And which of the remaining 14 competitors do you think will die next? Let me know in the comments.

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