Posted by psgels on 2 August 2006 with categories: Noein



Thanks A LOT to Cos, for mentioning the fact that Noein 24 had actually been released for a couple of weeks now. The fact is like this: at July 9th, the French fansub group BFT released the final episode on Tokyo Toshokan. They told in their description that they translated the final episode from Chikyuji’s fansub (who released a French fansub two days earlier) because Shinsen Subs was so slow. Unfortunately, they wrote this in French, so the only ones able to understand these words were french people, who didn’t even need to know this as they already had their final episode subbed. When I saw this at first, I only noticed the word vostfr, which stands for the french fansubs. And I have a suspicion that I’m not the only one who reached the same conclusion. I can understand a bit of french, but most of the time I’m not motivated enough to spend effort in trying to figure out what it says. A huge mistake. Thanks again to Cos, for making me realize this.

Long story short: if you want to see Noein 24 with english subs: download BFT’s version. It is indeed in english.

Anyway, about the episode. It was utterly, utterly INCREDIBLE!! This episode SO belongs into my list of best endings EVER! The entire episode was so incredibly touching, the pacing was extremely exciting and not to mention the fact that the graphical and musical department worked overtime this episode. And both of these departments already were amazing!

Like I said before, I don’t cry a lot during anime, and even if I do, It’s just a bit, not much. But Noein has managed to do the impossible. During the entire final part of the episode, I had to cry. I’m sortof embarrased by this. But that’s how good this episode was, folks.

I would love to do some kind of summary on this episode, but I do feel that I wouldn’t do it justice. So many things happen at once. Everything was just perfectly directed. In the end, Noein proved to be worthy of being one of the best anime ever. It’s too bad the series ended. I would have loved to see more of this. Let us hope that in the future, more anime as Noein will appear, not afraid to experiment with the boundaries animation.

Memorable Moment: The Entire Episode. If I do have to select one of them, it would be Tobi’s last scene.

6 Responses

  1. anime says:

    i wan the video!!!

  2. meg says:

    Ok, so I have become within the last few weeks a MAJOR Noein fan! After watching a few episodes on the SciFi Channel that were shown out of order, I had to buy the entire series. Still after watching the final episode, episode 24; don’t ask me how, I have a few questions. 1. What happened to Karasu, did he just disappear? 2. Did Kosagi just die, as some have implied in other blogs? 3. What happened to Lacrima, I truly expected it to transform into some beautiful place after everything was said and done. Either way Noein is awesome. And if there is a fan site out there on the internet, I want to join it. SO, I implore everyone if you haven’t watched Noein, do so – immediately! You won’t regret it.

  3. psgels psgels says:

    Hmm, it’s been a while since I saw this series, and my memory is a bit fuzzy about this. I believe that Kosagi and Karasu lived, though don’t take my word on that one. Also, I don’t think Lacryma returned to its original state.

  4. richard force says:

    this is one of the best anime shows i have ever seen in my opinion it is numero uno

  5. Tina says:

    I DO have one question… What the heck happened to Atori? Did he return back to his timespace? Waah, I’m kind of sad it ended. T_T Although… it does leave a good feeling about the future, whatever it may be. :]

  6. Light\\\'s Shadow says:

    Okay, I totally LOVE this anime, I own the box set, and have watched it several times… I have to admit I cried (real tears and everything) through many parts in this series, but this last episode was emotional… Firstly, it is sad, but happy too, also it was the end of the series, which in its self is depressing… And the fact that there was not and opening like normal but the song Idea was playing during a crucial point in the episode was very good. As much as it would rock if there were a second season, I am not sure if it would be done… Yes it did leave much to be answered, but it is one of those things that will leave you wanting more and perhaps forever wondering… If they did continue with the series, it would be interesting to see where they would go with it… Like Atori said, the future is interesting because we don’t know what’s going to happen next!

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    (Friday, Dec 19. 2014 03:46 AM)
    And yet again at the end of the day Akane failed to do what’s the most important ethical thing to do and left people to possibly die instead of judging Sybil herself. I think the reason her psycho pass is clear might be out of stupidity.
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