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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  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 07:21 AM)
    All thats left now is macross 7.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 07:20 AM)
    However this one begged to go on for more than just five episodes, come on now and it had the franchises penchant for weak villains. It doesn’t get me as emotional as do you remember love does, the characters of Macross plus were more likeable. Still its a step above Macross II and I at least had fun with it on an action level.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 07:17 AM)
    Thats Macross zero completed then, it was great to see the background arc/plot for this franchise, the pace is tight and the action is arguably the most immersive, well done of the Macross universe along with Frontier.
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 04:33 AM)
    While Tatami Galaxy and Ping Pong were definitely sharp I felt that Kemonozume and Kaiba were more inventive.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 04:30 AM)
    Aye,it was the visual style of the film being so different from the norm that drew me in. Still out of Yuaasa’s stuff I found myself more taken with tatami galaxy.
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 04:22 AM)
    I think creatively the anime industry has plateaued a bit by now, where we see more derivative stuff and there has a formed an almost universal “anime style” which hinders non-traditional voyeurism.
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 04:18 AM)
    I love the tonal whiplash that the story goes thru and the then-impressive-and-new visuals. Both 4°C and Hifana take queues from the Kansai art and the underground graffiti styles that prospered in Japan after the 70’s. Parallel to the postmodern movement in the Western world, the new wave was more expressive than fine and you see its heavy influence on the manga and anime industry.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 04:14 AM)
    @Bam: It is at the last stretch on the film where it is at its strongest visually in my opinion.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 04:10 AM)
    @Bam: For only 100 minutes it did a decent enough job on its protaganist in any case.
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 04:02 AM)
    Mindgame is amazing. It is as unorthodox as they come but not really pretentious. It’s pretty humble and does have an actual message and proper story arc, so it’s definitely not just random for random’s sake. The industry needs more Yuasa.

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