Posted by psgels on 3 October 2006 with categories: .Hack//Roots

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I’m glad to see that .Hack//Roots has gotten better when the final episodes came along. Things finally become a bit interesting again. Especially Phyllo and Touta were great this episode, even though it’s still unknown what they exactly did. The next episode could actually promise to be a great one, if things go right. Seeing Haseo at the end of the episode, back in his original form also was very interesting. We also finally have another reference towards real life. Tabby did some investigations on her own, and found Shino. She also met Haseo in real life. He seems to be visiting her every day.

Still, there’s one thing I dislike.

Why does Haseo have “the element”? What makes him so special?

3 Responses

  1. Kite says:

    Well I’ve no idea if they state this but I believe Phyllo dies of cancer and that was a family member using his character to talk to Touta.

  2. psgels psgels says:

    Wait… seriously? O_o

    This anime could have been done so much better. I’m feeling like I’m missing a whole lot of background here. ..

  3. Annon says:

    The Anime Started a story that is continued in the .Hack//GU games

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  • TheUltimateReaper
    (Saturday, Sep 20. 2014 03:55 AM)
    But I digress. Personal resonance eh? lol. Oh yeah I like Tokyo Ghoul, helps that the MC stopped being a bitch. In fact, they made a good case for personal change.
  • TheUltimateReaper
    (Saturday, Sep 20. 2014 03:54 AM)
    even the white haired bitch had a point. The last survivor just wanted her life to mean something. She new she was dying but died reaching for what she wanted until the very end. Where she basically obtained it. On her own terms. Thats why she blew herself up instead of dying like she was going to.
  • TheUltimateReaper
    (Saturday, Sep 20. 2014 03:53 AM)
    on the other hand the 2 wanting revenge actually decided to do something about it. And largely suceed. They break the cycle of victem. They take power into their own hands. It’s nice. It’s fun. The girl is a nice touch.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Sep 20. 2014 03:53 AM)
    Another thing I really saw and another reason I really enjoyed about the tokyo ghoul anime more than the manga is that the presence of a film director and playwright working on it real shone through.
  • TheUltimateReaper
    (Saturday, Sep 20. 2014 03:52 AM)
    The girl was lost in a world of emptiness (and still struggles with) it. That vast incompleteness. Probably in part because of her mother. Stuck in the loop of life like that. But one day the loop breaks. It’s what everyone who’s ever wanted to escape dreams of.
  • TheUltimateReaper
    (Saturday, Sep 20. 2014 03:51 AM)
    To appreciate terror I think you really need to appreciate the context. We start off with two people who were fucked over by the world and a girl still trapped in it. The two decided to get revenge, while the girl caught up in them, manages to escape because of a helping hand.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Sep 20. 2014 03:50 AM)
    Oh reaper, I do like it when an anime doesn’t spoonfeed the viewer and tries to be subtle, but that doesn’t really change my view on terror.
  • TheUltimateReaper
    (Saturday, Sep 20. 2014 03:49 AM)
    Pass was shit. Gargantia was a fail. And yeah, I’ve always been like that. I don’t feel the way about created works that most do. Anyways I love when i completely lose sight of who I am. So lost in something. It’s probably the same thing when you see an anime character spaz out on something they think is beautiful “ahhhh amazing, tres bein” that sort of thing, just less insane.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Sep 20. 2014 03:45 AM)
    You know I’ve been thinking about it, Gen also writes some stuff in genres I could not give a toss about actually which is probably another reason , phantom had the gangsters element, Psycho pass was a cop show in some regards and gargantia and aldnoah are mainstream mecha.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Sep 20. 2014 03:40 AM)
    Theres always that little part of me that feels disapointed that I can’t “feel it emotionally as much as I should” sometimes even if I like a series.

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