Posted by psgels on 7 October 2006 with categories: .Hack//Roots

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I refuse to believe that this is just the end of .Hack//Roots. I demand another season! So many things are left unsolved. So many things still need to happen. Nothing has been resolved at all! It’s only that Haseo now has regained his common sense and Phyllo died of cancer. Meanwhile, even new things start popping up and Ovan seems to become the final bad guy.

My opinion about this episode? It depends on how you look at it. If it’s the end of .Hack//Roots, it sucked. If, however, it’s the end of the first half of .Hack//Roots, it was great. My favourite moment was when the certain cameo from .Hack//Sign appeared. I can’t believe he actually stayed in the world for so many years. Touta also seems to have left. Good, good. I never liked the guy anyway. Tawaraya was awesome, but Touta was way too standard.

Surprise: Saburou actually is a guy! Never saw that one coming. She also remains in The World, watching Haseo. Yata, meanwhile, is ready to introduce himself to Haseo. It seems that the Raven actually is a group of members who have the element. This expains that Yata also has awakened, and it also reveals why they’ve been so interested in Haseo.

Overall, unfortunately there are no signs that this will be getting a second season. I hope I’m wrong with this guess.

12 Responses

  1. Mikanoka-chan says:

    .hack//Roots was just a prequel to the games, everything that seems unresolved in the anime will be answered in the games :D. So, conclusion : Play .hack//G.U.

  2. RoDaVis says:

    or read the manga!!! #thewafflehouse@irc.irchighway.net .hack//GU+
    Mangaka: Yuzuhana Morita
    Original Story: Tatsuya Hamasaki
    Synopsis: Backstory/storyline to the upcoming .hack//GU PS2 game.

  3. dante page says:

    I have a question does anyone know what came out of the waterfall because it looks like he’s about to get something good.

  4. zamrock says:

    i feel like .hack//Roots should have a 2nd season there are so many things un anserd i refuse that that was the end!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. andy says:

    i agree with so much unanswered it dousnt make much sense its like reading but not being able to read the endangered , so there should be a season 2 to clear things up

  6. anonomous says:

    Saburou in not a guy, she’s a girl.

  7. anonomous says:

    That guy in the armor was a crimson knight from .Hack//Sign.

  8. george says:

    play .hack//G.U and you see all lol jut play it thar are 4 g.u games out thar so it is far from over

  9. Random says:

    Just watch the movie, it should cover up most of the things.

  10. belated says:

    so many questions are left unanswered. i knw u say to play the game an all bt i like the anime better then games. just is their going to b a season 2? it was way to much of a cliffhanger

  11. dunhavename says:

    Just watch .hack//Trilogy, in that movie u will understand a little bit more but still missing part of the history.
    If u want know all the history u need play:
    – .hack//G.U. Vol 1. Rebirth
    – .hack//G.U. Vol 2. Reminisce
    – .hack//G.U. Vol 2. Redemption

  12. Donel says:

    There is an ending for .hack roots, u could check .hack//G.U, or could search for the Episode 27 :D

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  • Rinegar
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 04:43 PM)
    Hey, nice reviews, I began to make my own reviews as well, so check them out if you are interested! https://www.animetier.blogspot.com
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 03:40 PM)
    Okay, Cossette no shouzou rewatched now too. This was on the high end of Shinbou’s cinematography and pretty much the best he’s outputted even if it has its choppiness/stiltedness in parts. It remains a creepy, surreal, trippy and grim, forboding, gruesome and immersive atmospheric ghost story that feels like it could have gone on a bit long and bar the three main focused characters could have had a little bit more depth.
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 12:16 PM)
    It was only really entertaining for how nuts it got.
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 12:15 PM)
    Aku no hana’s manga never really felt like much more than “crazy shit happening and femdom” = guilty pleasure to me.
  • Bam
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 12:07 PM)
    @Emma: Gankutsou was fine in my opinion tho, as it was so out there that I never saw it as a real attempt at adaptation.
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 12:06 PM)
    I don’t have much exposure to Cumberbatch beyond seeing him talk on film programs and also his role in that Star Trek movie, kind of want to see him in imitation game.
  • Bam
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 12:06 PM)
    @K-off: Don’t give ‘em ideas m8, that actually sounds like a pitch that they would pick up.
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 12:04 PM)
    There is a shoujo manga adaptation/rework of King Richard, there is also a romeo and juliet anime, it was one of the worst thing Gonzo produced, still didn’t dislike it as much a gankutsuou though.
  • k-off
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 11:58 AM)
    @Bam He’d probably find some dumbass way to make it into shonen. Maybe Raskolnikov battles Alyona Ivanovna before he kills her.
  • Bam
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 11:55 AM)
    Whoever made Aku no Hana should totally make a Catcher in the Rye adaptation tho, as they’re both fittingly pretentious and empty.

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