Posted by psgels on 13 April 2006 with categories: Noein



I knew it! The future version of Ai does return. This time, she meets up with Yuu and Haruka from the past. Kosagi’s daugher brings them to her at the beginning of the episode, after the dragon’s torque saved them from the desperate Kuina. I just like this character more and more. At the beginning of this anime, I so would NOT have thought that he’d end up this way. Anyway, Atori regained his memory, but somehow, he doesn’t return to the bad side. That is surely an awesome development. To see a sick and demented guy like him join the good guys. I’d love it if he were to play another big role at the rest of the anime.

Holy god… this show ends at episode 23, if I’m not wrong. That means that there are only three more episodes to go before this incredible anime. I’m really curious about the ending. We still need another plot twist, as I don’t see the end of this episode make up for a number of three episodes. It’ll probably involve Haruka, in some way. And of course we get to see how Noein became who he was.

Because yes! We see Noein confirm his true identity. He has to have a very good reason in order to make it not based on coincidences. But then again, I feel that Noein has been neglecting this part a bit. Anyway, it’ll still be interesting to see.

The rest of this episode was even more awesome than the first part. Seeing how the first part already was amazing, it really says something about the quality of the second part. This really is one of the first times that I actually truly enjoyed the romance between the two main characters of a show. Those who’ve been reading some of my reviews and know about my dislike towards most main characters must know that this happens very rarely.

Another thing that really added up to this episode was the fact that the backgrounds are just too beautiful to be true. Starting from the dystopian La’Cryma to the utopian Shangri’La, everything looks gorgeos. And if that wasn’t even enough, the CG really gives that extra edge needed to blow you off your chair. And have I already mentioned that the music was as good as ever in this episode?

4 Responses

  1. Avatar BluWacky says:

    It’s 24, not 23; thankfully there’s an extra episode to wrap things up in!

    I’m saying nothing about the plot… *evil grin*

  2. psgels psgels says:

    So there are 24? Must’ve mistaken it with another show…

    *can’t wait for the remaining episodes to be released*

  3. Avatar Lene says:

    I don’t know if I’ll call it romance. I mean they’re 11 (even though sometimes it’s hard to believe). More like unresolved sexual tension (I know that sounds worse, but that’s what it is in my opinion).

    And it was funny watching this w/ my anime club because there’s a running joke how everyone seems to be some version of Yuu, so when Noein revealed it, the whole room burst into the laughter (there were some groans but overall it was very funny). It looks like they were right.

  4. Avatar Nightmare says:

    I liked watching the romanic tension b/w haruka n karasu…heck i’m in luv vith karasu

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