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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  • Emma
    (Sunday, Dec 21. 2014 07:37 PM)
    I will agree that the tsundre archtype should have been Rin and not Kugimiya pseudo-lolita’s, far less irritating, less of a love/hate thing for me. That said I don’t care all that much for finding the personalities of fiction characters all that attractive, it tends to be the character designs, more often I end up wanting to black eye most tsundere characters, actually alot of characters.
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Dec 21. 2014 07:32 PM)
    And I also read that “realistic tsundere manga” I believe I mentioned it a few times on here, I never really got into reading it, can’t really remember the title.
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Dec 21. 2014 07:30 PM)
    I rather like Yuki Kaijura’s music for fate/zero, don’t care about kara no kyokai’s soundtrack, madoka or sword arts much.
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Dec 21. 2014 06:55 PM)
    @Gedata: God they didn’t even research it correctly.
    In regards to clannad theres an example of one which I retrospectively am more critical of and find the drama remarkably silly in parts.
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Dec 21. 2014 06:38 PM)
    @gedata: For my own sanity after a while I began skimming episodes and following flawfinders posts here and there.
    @Vincent: Must rewatch that one and flags of our fathers sometime, need to get round to soldier of orange also.
  • Vincent
    (Sunday, Dec 21. 2014 10:01 AM)
    Watched Letters from Iwo Jima again. Ken Watanabe is a great actor.
  • gedata
    (Sunday, Dec 21. 2014 09:32 AM)
    Note that it’s not just regular AIDS, which is definitely treatable if caught early, it’s some dtug resistant SUPERAIDS that the character in question got from a blood transfusion soon after being born
  • gedata
    (Sunday, Dec 21. 2014 09:29 AM)
    It’s not that the disease being AIDS is really all that important. You could even replace with anything, even Sudden Moe Death Syndrome from Clannad and the emotional impact would still be as blunt and forced.
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Dec 21. 2014 07:02 AM)
    Oh for fucks sake sword art? You put HIV drama into your show?
  • Emma
    (Sunday, Dec 21. 2014 06:57 AM)
    Pretty much looking forward to the next two episodes and hope it gets more seasons too.
    I also liked how bleak it was.

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