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.

13 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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  • Bam
    (Saturday, Sep 5. 2015 01:16 AM)
    And read the TV Tokyo story outline that was presented by the Eva Committee and see how much of the story was perfectly planned from the beginning and that aside from some religious imagery cake-dressings the core themes were already preset from the initial phase and not straw-grasping by observant fans.
  • Bam
    (Saturday, Sep 5. 2015 01:11 AM)
    @Aidan: That’s generally the criticism I hear of Nasu fans, great to see they cope by passing it on to other works. It’s exactly what Evangelion ‘did’ that makes it one of the best, and what it did was to deconstruct the whole medium and introduce themes and styles of story presentation that were new to the genre. Its legacy is the effect of its greatness, not the cause.
  • Bam
    (Saturday, Sep 5. 2015 01:06 AM)
    *always
  • Bam
    (Saturday, Sep 5. 2015 01:05 AM)
    @jerkocaust: you award has the choice to stop watching a any point, that’s on you.
  • AidanAK47
    (Saturday, Sep 5. 2015 01:01 AM)
    I despise the act of covering for a shows flaws by saying of symbolic and psychological crap that could just be pure coincidence and not even creator intent.
    We aren’t denying Evangelion influenced the industry but Bam if it’s going to be hailed as one of the best anime of all time then it’s what it did that matters. Not what it inspired.
  • AidanAK47
    (Saturday, Sep 5. 2015 12:58 AM)
    “Now the characters are emotionally a bit blank because that’s what Anno wanted. To show the mental isolation of the protagonist they needed to keep him separated and tormented.”
    Or…it’s poor characterization. Seriously you are giving Anno way too much credit.
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Saturday, Sep 5. 2015 12:40 AM)
    Okay, random boring fact (and showing of my nerdiness) apparently Robin William’s was an Eva fan, there is also an Eva refererence in the film one hour photo.
    And while on the subject of anime/manga references in films Buronsons sanctuary is referenced in The fifth element.
  • jerkocaust
    (Saturday, Sep 5. 2015 12:38 AM)
    @Ham lol no its more like im too balls deep after all these years to stop exactly because ill feel like ive completely wasted my time. How stupid u r
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Saturday, Sep 5. 2015 12:37 AM)
    I kind of feel sorry for Moyoco Anno though living with him through his mental illness, I also question, always have wondered what the source of Hideki Anno’s depression had been, was he simply born bipolar? Or was it an event?
  • Bam
    (Saturday, Sep 5. 2015 12:33 AM)
    And jerkocaust, m8, if you have followed the series for years as you mentioned you both:
    a) apparently have as much leisure time as me, or perhaps more, which is ok and sign of prosperity.
    b) you are also interested enough in the Eva series to keep following it so far afterrall these yaears. So it has grabbed your attention and mentally engaged you, which is what art’s meant to do.

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