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“Oshi no Ko” Season 2 Episode 14 Review

“Oshi no Ko” Season 2 Episode 14 Review

Aqua Falls for Theater Propaganda

“Oshi no Ko” Season 2 Episode 14 was a pretty boring episode. So, a lot of this review isn’t going to deal specifically with what happened this week. Instead, I want to connect some of what happened to the broader context of the series.

To start, this episode did the exact thing I said I hoped it wouldn’t do with Aqua’s character only last week. Aqua fell for “big theater’s” propaganda. He saw a single stage around play, and now he loves the concept and thinks it solved theater.

I didn’t want that to be the case because it seems pretty unrealistic for his opinion to do a complete 180 like that. But I also acknowledge that this was the obvious outcome. Episode 13 set up for this exact situation to happen. Then, there was a smooth segue into the next phase of the episode with Abiko.

Akane Kurokawa smiling at Aqua from the anime series "Oshi no Ko" Season 2 Episode 14
Akane Kurokawa smiling at Aqua

Why is this a problem, though? It’s boring. It’s predictable and lame. Nothing in these first three episodes of the season surprised me in any way. There hasn’t been any meaningful drama for the established characters. The series has been coasting on with the status quo intact.

Now, think back to the first season, and specifically the first episode of the series. That was quite the twist, wasn’t it? I did not see Ai’s death coming. Then, later in the season, we got some good drama involving both Kana and Akane.

But at this stage, it feels like the series has settled down. I don’t look forward to these episodes because I know nothing’s going to happen. Sure, there was stuff with Abiko in this episode. However, we just met her. I don’t care about her character yet, and so far, she’s only been unlikable.

I Almost Forgot What this Series Is About

The whole middle portion of this episode was pretty pointless, so let’s discuss something else entirely. Do you remember what this series is about? I almost forgot. Yes, it’s about the entertainment industry and all of that.

But that’s more the setting than anything else. The plot of the series is that Aqua’s trying to find out who’s responsible for Ai’s death. From what I remember, the actual killer is already dead. However, someone told the killer where Ai lived. So, that’s the person Aqua’s trying to track down.

He doesn’t really have any leads right now, but he assumes that his “father” is involved somehow. Nobody knows who Ruby and Aqua’s father is, so figuring that out is the first step. And if their father isn’t the one who sold Ai out, then there will be more steps.

Kana Arima remembering her past self from the anime series "Oshi no Ko" Season 2 Episode 14
Kana Arima remembering her past self

This main plot is way more interesting than anything that’s going on in the series right now. Yes, I understand that the current arc has something to do with the main plot. Someone involved in the play might have a hint about who Aqua’s father is. But who knows how long it will take to get that information out of him.

Finding the culprit also isn’t the same as discovering the motive. Even if Aqua locates his father and it turns out that his father was the one who sold out Ai, why did he do that? Did he know she was going to die?

Was this all a plot to silence Ai? That seems like the most likely case. Whoever the father of her children is, he probably thought having children with her would ruin his career or life. Was it an older executive? A young actor? It’s someone she knew.

I Don’t Like Abiko Samejima

Let’s talk about Abiko Samejima, potentially my least favorite character of the series so far. Well, I like pretty much every male character other than Aqua less than her. But the male characters in this series are background characters, so they don’t count.

Abiko isn’t nearly as bad as some characters in other series. However, I can’t think of a single redeeming quality she has. She’s the kind of person who thinks everyone else is beneath her and then gets mad when nobody wants to hang out with her.

To me, that’s not a very interesting character — and that’s kind of her whole personality. If we got this drama with the Tokyo Blade play later in the series after we already knew Abiko, I might feel differently. But as things stand, this is the kind of person we know her as.

Abiko Samejima and Yoriko Kichijouji lying on the floor from the anime series "Oshi no Ko" Season 2 Episode 14
Abiko Samejima and Yoriko Kichijouji lying on the floor

So, will Abiko change? Will she acknowledge that she doesn’t actually know everything? Will she be willing to accept that other people have skills that she doesn’t? And most importantly, will she work with GOA to make the Tokyo Blade play a success?

You should already know the answers to all of those questions. As I said earlier in this review, this season of “Oshi no Ko” is very predictable. Yes, Abiko is obviously going to learn her lesson and work with GOA on the script instead of replacing him. And when that happens, it’s not going to be interesting since it’s so obvious.

At this point, despite not liking Abiko’s personality, I’m rooting for her to stay stubborn. At least that would go against the generic direction the series has been going in. Turn her into a villain. Have her make the play a failure.

Final Thoughts

What do you think of “Oshi no Ko” Season 2 Episode 14? Do you like the generic direction the series is going in? Or do you prefer the actual drama of Season 1? How many seasons do you think it will take for Aqua to find his father? And do you like Abiko?

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Tower of God Season 2 Episode 2 Review

Tower of God Season 2 Episode 2 Review

Down with FUG

Tower of God Season 2 Episode 2 didn’t exactly make me think this season will be any better than Episode 1 did. It still seems bad. But it goes a bit deeper into some of the concepts and characters introduced in Episode 1, so it’s not terrible.

One of those concepts is the terrorist organization FUG. I don’t think we know what FUG stands for yet. However, we know that they’re an anti-Jahad organization, and that’s it. Aren’t a lot of people in this world anti-Jahad? Like, isn’t that the reason most of them are climbing the tower?

Okay, so I know that’s not literally the reason they’re climbing the tower — at least for most characters. But when you reach the top of the tower, don’t you become the new king? So anyone climbing the tower is functionally doing so to depose King Jahad.

The 20th Floor examiner from the anime series Tower of God Season 2 Episode 2
The 20th Floor examiner

Also, I feel like there were some members of the royal family who do literally want to kill the king in Season 1. A large percentage of the cast is made up of various children of the king, and I feel like some of them explicitly stated wanting to kill him.

But, sure, FUG is the evil organization for wanting to do the same thing, I guess. Anyway, everyone hates FUG so much that even the examiner of the 20th Floor wants to stop Viole from progressing. And, yes, I’m going to be referring to him as Viole from now on, even though I’m 99% sure it’s Bam.

It seems obvious that we’re going to learn more about FUG as an organization and how Viole came to be a member. However, I hope it doesn’t take too much longer to get some of that information. I want something I can discuss.

Viole’s New Companions

In a shocking twist, the “test” the Regulars took in this episode wasn’t actually the true 20th Floor test. It was a test to determine who gets to select the other people who will take the test with them.

Viole registered the highest number on the power level sensor, so he gets to choose seven companions. And, of course, he chooses zero. That’s against the rules, though, so it looks like he’ll have to choose some companions after all. We don’t yet know who he’ll choose for a fact, but it seems kind of obvious.

What was the point of introducing all these new characters if they aren’t going to be the ones Viole picks? There are actually eight characters who I could see joining Viole, so I’m a little (not very) interested in seeing which one gets left behind.

Yihwa, the purple hair guy, and the loan shark from the anime series Tower of God Season 2 Episode 2
Yihwa, the purple hair guy, and the loan shark

In no particular order, these characters are: Prince, Miseng Yeo, Wangnan Ja, Hon Akraptor, Horyan Kang, Goseng Yeo, Yihwa Yeon, and Kim Lurker. Wangnan, Miseng, Goseng, Hon, and Horyan are the five others who made it through the first stage with Viole. They all seem like easy choices.

Prince, Yihwa, and Kim are the other group we meet in this episode, though both Yihwa and Kim were also in Episode 1. Yihwa seems like another obvious pick. So, I really think it’s either Prince or Kim who gets left behind. Right now, my money’s on Prince.

Although Prince seems like a more important character than Kim, Kim has something going for him. He’s connected to Wangnan and must have been introduced earlier for a reason. He was also hired by Prince, so it’ll be satisfying if Viole selects him over Prince. Maybe Prince will be a minor antagonist later.

Yihwa Yeon Fan Service

Let’s talk about fan service. Some people love it, and some people hate it. I enjoy fan service when it’s done well and doesn’t detract from other parts of a series or episode. For example, fan service is the point in ecchi anime, but it ruins the action scenes in Fire Force.

So, what about in Tower of God? In general, I don’t think this series needs fan service. And just to be clear, I’m talking about lewd fan service. Now, even though I don’t think it needs it, I also don’t think fan service harms this series.

However, the Yihwa Yeon fan service we got in this episode wasn’t good. If it was good, I’d accept it. But since it wasn’t, I feel like the episode would have been better off without it. Don’t include bad fan service just to include fan service.

Yihwa inviting Viole to bathe with her from the anime series Tower of God Season 2 Episode 2
Yihwa inviting Viole to bathe with her

What was this fan service? It came in two parts. The first part was when we saw Yihwa getting dressed. We very briefly got to see the lines of her underwear through her tights before she pulled up her pants. Why even include that shot if that’s all we’re going to see?

The second part was when Yihwa invited Viole to bathe with her, and then nothing came of it. I’m not saying that Viole should have entered the women’s bath. But we didn’t even get a shot of Yihwa in there by herself. Literally everything was left up to the imagination.

I’m not asking for uncensored ecchi content in this series. However, instead of showing Yihwa’s tights briefly, why not show her underwear before she pulls the tights up over it? And why not show her sitting in the bath wrapped in a towel? At least do something.

Final Thoughts

What do you think of Tower of God Season 2 Episode 2? What do you think the challenge is that Viole will have to win if he doesn’t want to choose seven companions? Who do you think his companions will inevitably be? And how do you feel about the state of fan service in this series?

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One Piece Episode 1112 Review

One Piece Episode 1112 Review

Red-Haired Shanks and the Poneglyphs

I need to start this review of One Piece Episode 1112 with a correction. In my review of Episode 1111, I said Shanks appeared to imply that the final Road Poneglyph was on Elbaf. This episode clarifies that.

I haven’t gone back to the previous episode to make sure the subtitles said what I thought they said. But I was under the impression that Shanks was saying Kid should forget about trying to get the Poneglyph that was on the island. This episode’s subtitles made it clear that’s not what Shanks meant.

Shanks meant that Kid should forget about trying to collect all of the Road Poneglyphs. Specifically, in this episode, Shanks says Kid should “leave the Poneglyphs,” referring to those already in Kid’s possession. And we know this is what he meant because Heat offers their Poneglyph copies to Shanks.

Shanks talking to the captains that make up his fleet from the anime series One Piece Episode 1112
Shanks talking to the captains that make up his fleet

Basically, I wanted to correct my assumption that we knew where the final Road Poneglyph is. It doesn’t appear to be on Elbaf. However, that doesn’t mean we don’t have a clue. I looked back at Episode 1083, which is shortly before I started doing weekly episode reviews, and there’s a hint there.

This is the episode in which Luffy, Law, and Kid decide which direction they’re each going to go from Wano. When deciding this, Killer and Kid state that to be in the battle for the One Piece, they “need to find a Man with a Burn Scar.”

Now, I capitalized Man and Burn Scar here because they’re capitalized in the subtitles. I have no idea if that capitalization matters. But this could be a hint referring to the last Road Poneglyphs location. Who could that be? I don’t know; a lot of characters have scars.

Shanks vs. Kid

Let’s move on to the big fight of the episode, which wasn’t actually much of a fight. This was Shanks vs. Kid. Okay, so I thought this was going to be an actual fight. Instead, Shanks one-shot Kid. But I’m not even mad because that was awesome.

Kid thought he was at least going to have a close fight against Shanks. However, this episode did a lot to show us just how powerful Shanks is compared to other pirates. And with this knowledge, some of the earlier parts of the series make more sense.

First, let’s go over two of Shanks’s abilities we saw here. The first was his exceptional Observation Haki. As far as I can tell, he’s the strongest in that category. His Observation Haki is so strong that he can see the future. He saw the devastation of Kid’s incoming attack and sprang into action to stop it.

Shanks attacking Eustass Kid from the anime series One Piece Episode 1112
Shanks attacking Eustass Kid

Second, it looked like Shanks used a Conquerer’s Haki attack. Like, usually, we see people with Conquerer’s Haki expel it from their body to knock people out. However, Shanks appeared to channel his Conquerer’s Haki into his sword when he swung it at Kid.

Alright, but what does all of this have to do with earlier parts of the series? Does it retcon previous fights? I don’t think so. Instead, it adds context for why everyone respects Shanks. For example, think back to the Summit War.

Kaidou was on his way to Marine HQ to get involved in the war until Shanks told him to turn around. Kaidou, of all people, listened to Shanks. Then, Shanks was able to stop the war when he finally showed up. Admiral Sengoku listened to him. And, Shanks even met with the Five Elders later on.

End of the Kid Pirates

I guess before moving on completely, I should also point out that, as far as we know, Shanks doesn’t have a Devil Fruit. He definitely didn’t have one in the East Blue because he saved Luffy by swimming. He seems to be the strongest person in the world with Haki alone.

In retrospect, it’s obvious that Kid would lose here. After seeing what Shanks can do, Kid never stood a chance. I don’t even think Gear 5 Luffy would stand a chance right now. Shanks is that strong.

But, moving on, this looks like it might be the end of the Kid Pirates. After Shanks one-shots Kid, we see Dorry and Brogy destroy the Victoria Punk, Kid’s ship. And not only that, but we see Kid, Killer, and the other members of their crew sink into the ocean. Unless someone saves them, they’re done.

Brogy and Dorry attacking the Kid Pirates from the anime series One Piece Episode 1112
Brogy and Dorry attacking the Kid Pirates

I don’t remember how the battle ended, but Law’s crew ran into Blackbeard around the same time that this Shanks vs. Kid fight was happening. Law may have escaped, but I’m not sure. So, we could very well see the deaths of both of Luffy’s main Wano allies in this arc.

Would the fans like that, though? The Heart Pirates played a much larger role throughout the series than the Kid Pirates. I think fans would be pretty disappointed if Law died, so I’m not sure that Oda would do that. He doesn’t usually kill off characters, anyway.

And I bring this up because Kid is supposed to be on the same tier as Law. Both Law and Kid are Luffy’s main rivals. If Oda wouldn’t kill off Law, would he really kill off Kid? I’m predicting that this isn’t actually the end of the Kid Pirates.

Conclusion

What do you think about One Piece Episode 1112? Even if the last Road Poneglyph isn’t on Elbaf, do you think Shanks knows where it is? Were you surprised when Shanks ended the fight against Kid in a single attack? And do you think that’s the end of the Kid Pirates?

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Monogatari Series: Off & Monster Season Episode 2 Review

Monogatari Series: Off & Monster Season Episode 2 Review

Nademonogatari – Nadeko Draw Part 1

Monogatari Series: Off & Monster Season Episode 2 gives us a hint about how this season of the anime may be structured. This episode covers Part 1 of the Nadeko Draw arc, which is the only arc in Nademonogatari. There are two key pieces of information we can take away from this.

The first is that since this episode is Part 1, we now know that this season won’t only be doing one episode per arc. After the first episode of the season, I was a little worried that might be the case. So, it’s good to know that this season won’t be speeding through the content.

The second is that this season’s episodes may be in chronological order. You see, Episode 1 covered the third arc of Orokamonogatari, which I thought was odd. Why not start with the first arc of Orokamonogatari?

Yotsugi Ononoki with a popsicle from the anime Monogatari Series: Off & Monster Season Episode 2
Yotsugi Ononoki with a popsicle

Well, you see, there are four books in the Off Season. There’s Orokamonogatari, Wazamonogatari, Nademonogatari, and Musubimonogatari. So, not only did we not start with the first arc of Orokamonogatari, but now we’ve skipped over Wazamonogatari to go to Nademonogatari. The only way this makes sense is if the anime is adapting the arcs in chronological order.

Okay, that’s not the only way this makes sense. It’s possible that not all of the arcs are going to be in chronological order. Instead, it may only be the related arcs that are in chronological order. Nadeko Draw builds upon the events of Tsukihi Undo, so it makes sense to group them together.

We’ll have to wait for more arcs to come out to find out if this (Off) season is completely or only partially chronological. Also, why would the anime make this change? Probably just to make it easier for anime viewers to follow.

10,000 Hours to Mastery

Alright, let’s talk about the Nadeko Draw arc. It’s about tracking down previous versions of Nadeko. But why are there other versions of Nadeko running around town? Because Nadeko and Yotsugi decided to work together to accomplish their goals.

Nadeko’s goal is to become a master mangaka. However, she only has a single year in which to do it. And as she’s heard, it takes 10,000 hours of practice to become a master at something. That’s more hours than she can put into her art in one year.

Yotsugi is somewhat trying to assist Nadeko by turning Nadeko into a specialist. Her goal is to get Gaen to recognize Nadeko’s skills so that other specialists don’t eliminate Nadeko. Right now, Nadeko’s kind of in the same situation as Tsukihi. Specialists are keeping an eye on her and may eliminate her if they feel she poses a threat.

Yotsugi explaining Nadeko's options from the anime Monogatari Series: Off & Monster Season Episode 2
Yotsugi explaining Nadeko’s options

Importantly, Koyomi and Shinobu aren’t viewed as threats by other specialists anymore. They’ve proven themselves as allies of humanity through their actions. So, Yotsugi is attempting to push Nadeko in that direction, as well. And it turns out that doing so will also help Nadeko achieve her goal.

Remember how Nadeko drew a slug in the previous episode, and Yotsugi brought it to life? They’re doing the same thing here. The only difference is that they’re creating four additional versions of Nadeko instead of a slug. These four other Nadeko are going to help the original Nadeko with her manga.

At least, that’s the plan. It turns out that these other Nadeko are too good — at being shinigami, not mangaka. They have too much personality and free will, to the point that they won’t listen to the original Nadeko and each go their separate way.

The Five Nadeko

It’s time to rate the five Nadeko from best to worst. They each represent a phase of Nadeko’s life, and I’ll consider both their appearance and personality when ranking them. In order of appearance, they are Meek, Flirty, Wrath, God, and Current Nadeko.

Flirty Nadeko is my favorite. This is the Nadeko who invited Koyomi over when she was home alone and tried to seduce him. Unlike the previous Meek Nadeko, Flirty Nadeko wears revealing clothing and doesn’t hide behind her bangs. What I like most about her is how she shows the lengths teenage girls will go to for their crushes.

God Nadeko is my second favorite. I’m sure there are a lot of conflicting opinions about Flirty Nadeko. However, I feel like most of us can agree that God Nadeko is a fun character. She’s an alcoholic snake god who views murder as a game.

Wrath, Flirty, Meek, and God Nadeko from the anime Monogatari Series: Off & Monster Season Episode 2
Wrath, Flirty, Meek, and God Nadeko

Meek Nadeko, the original Nadeko, is number three on my list. I’ve always thought Nadeko was a cute character, and this is her at her cutest. She’s shy and hides behind her bangs. But she’s also trying to come out of her shell a bit.

Current Nadeko is fourth. This is the version of Nadeko who accepts her passion for being a mangaka and no longer tries to hide it. I really like that about her and think she has a good personality. However, I hate her haircut. This is the worst Nadeko has ever looked.

Finally, there’s Wrath Nadeko. She’s a less cute, angry version of Meek Nadeko. So, right away, she loses points for being less cute. But she also loses points for her personality because she’s kind of like Tsukihi lite — even wearing a kimono. Angry Nadeko isn’t as psychotic as angry Tsukihi.

Final Thoughts

What do you think of Monogatari Series: Off & Monster Season Episode 2? Do you think having the arcs of this season in chronological order is better than novel order? Would you follow a mangaka’s career if they revealed their identity as a cute girl? And which version of Nadeko is your favorite?

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My Hero Academia Season 7 Episode 148 Review

My Hero Academia Season 7 Episode 148 Review

Revenge of the Quirks

My Hero Academia Season 7 Episode 148 was another episode, that’s for sure. I don’t expect this series to have a really good episode for the rest of its runtime. And I mean the entire series, not just this season.

So, while this wasn’t a particularly good episode, it was what I’ve come to expect. It’s fine. It’s passable. But I would never want to rewatch it, and I’m not very invested. That’s the point I’m at with My Hero Academia. If I didn’t run this website, I wouldn’t be watching it anymore.

Alright, with that out the way, let’s get into what happened, starting with All For One’s internal struggle. Under normal circumstances, he should be able to swat Jirou and Tokoyami away like flies. However, they just so happen to attack him when the vestiges of the quirks within his body begin revolting.

All For One being attacked by his quirks from the anime series My Hero Academia Season 7 Episode 148
All For One being attacked by his quirks

I think All For One called these the ghosts of the quirks that New Order destroyed. So, I’m not entirely sure how that works. Quirks themselves have ghosts that live on after they “die?” That doesn’t make a lot of sense, but okay.

He also mentioned these being copies of quirks. I don’t quite understand what that means. If you do, let me know in the comments. But I thought All For One stole quirks, not copied them. Where did he get these copies from? Where are the originals? And why would he be able to control the originals easier?

Now, there’s one last thing All For One said that I did think was kind of interesting. He mentioned giving up some of his senses — he has no eyes, ears, or nose. It sounds like he gave those up in return for something else.

Endeavor Is Ready to Sacrifice Himself (Again?)

We saw in this episode that Endeavor is ready to sacrifice himself if it means taking down All For One. He knows that he’s an old man, and it’s time to pass the torch on to the next generation.

But wasn’t he ready to sacrifice himself earlier in the season, too? I feel like he’s been at this point at least one other time. The first big Nomu fight comes to mind. However, I thought there was another time, as well. That kind of makes Endeavor’s conviction less inspiring.

Will he actually die this time? I don’t know. He had a hand ripped off, which he replaced with a fire fist. So, at the very least, he’s coming out of this fight with severe injuries. But to determine if a character’s going to die, I like to look at the impact of their death.

Endeavor preparing to punch All For One from the anime series My Hero Academia Season 7 Episode 148
Endeavor preparing to punch All For One

What would Endeavor’s death mean for himself, other characters, and the series as a whole? If he successfully took out All For One, then his death would be the culmination of his life as a hero. That could serve to improve his character.

Endeavor’s death could also have a large impact on Shouto and Dabi. With Endeavor gone, Shouto may feel the desire to take up his role. He might want to step up and take over Endeavor’s pro hero agency. I could definitely see Endeavor’s sidekicks accepting Shouto as their new boss after he defeated Dabi.

And then, there’s the world as a whole. Endeavor sacrificing himself to stop All For One would be very similar to what All Might did. It would finally put Endeavor on the same tier as All Might. It would show the world that All Might wasn’t the end of the heroes.

Bakugo’s Strongest Attack

Remember when Deku needed new gloves, and Mei Hatsume said she was too busy but then made them anyway? That was Episode 142, in case you don’t remember it. Well, it looks like Mei also had time to squeeze in developing some new gear for Bakugo.

Or, I guess another one of the support class students could have made Bakugo’s gear. However, Mei’s the only one of those students whose name I know, and she seems to be at the top of the class, so I assume it was her.

I guess this is a time when the true MHA fans can come out of the woodwork and explain something to me. Are the hero students assigned support students to work with? I don’t remember if that’s why Deku works with Mei or if they just ended up working together.

Bakugo revealing his new gadget from the anime series My Hero Academia Season 7 Episode 148
Bakugo revealing his new gadget

Anyway, regardless of who made Bakugo’s new gear, he has new gear. This gear looks like six turrets that are coming out of his back and they simply generate more firepower. Unfortunately for Bakugo, this increased firepower still isn’t enough to defeat Shigaraki. So, it looks like it’ll have to be Deku, after all.

Okay, but like, there was never any real question about that. Deku was always going to be involved in taking down Shigaraki. Sure, Bakugo and some others might assist Deku. However, there was a zero percent chance they’d defeat Shigaraki before Deku arrived.

Also, I guess I should mention that Shigaraki crushed one of Bakugo’s arms. That means even when Deku shows up, Bakugo might not be in the fight any longer. He still may be participating in it to an extent. But I’m not so sure we’re going to get some Deku x Bakugo (not like that) tag-team action.

Final Thoughts

What do you think of My Hero Academia Season 7 Episode 148? How do you feel about the existence of quirk ghosts? Do you think Endeavor will survive the fight against All For One? And are you expecting Deku and Bakugo tag-team action to take down Shigaraki?

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