Posted on 26 November 2006 with categories: Red Garden

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The major character in this episode? Surprisingly, it’s Hervé. This episode was really meant to introduce his case a bit, and some interesting things are revealed about Lise. Still, it’s not yet clear why he killed the other four girls.

It seems that he and his family are different from normal humans. The episode starts with a flashback, in which his mother dies, and turns into one of the monsters we’ve been seeing. I think the creators were better off showing some of his experiences with his mother first, before they killed her. It would probably have made this scene more emotional that it is now.

In any case, he’s got a good reason to act as Lula’s antagonist. I’m not sure with how many they are, but his kind has the tendency to transform into monsters as soon as they die. Right now, his little sister and his cousin are about to suffer the same fate. It seems that his grandfather is in charge of the research, attempting to cure them, though Hervé is getting more impatient by the minute. He also starts singing, at one point. I really have to pity these voice actors. They’re really doing something they aren’t used to, but the effects are great.

Two other major characters in this episode were Claire and Kate. Claire seems to be the next one to break down, seeing as Rachel cooled down a bit. Right now, she’s starting to shout to random people as well, which made her lose her job. Kate, meanwhile, moves into the opposite direction. She’s actually getting active with her Grace-responsibilities again. It’s indeed a good way to distract yourself, but I do feel that this won’t last forever, and that she’ll have her time to break down as well.

2 Responses

  1. Neither says:

    My theory is that his grandfather want to find out the secret to Lula’s resurection techniques that’s why they’ve stolen Lise.

  2. psgels says:

    Yeah, but why don’t they just kidnap one of the girls instead?

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  • WyattX
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 10:15 PM)
    @Anon M8,your handwriting sucks, or the camera is horrible. What do the CDs say on the bottom right from the landscape orientation?
  • Anon
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 10:08 PM)
    I just counted, and I have around 146 CDs. Most of them are OSTs and entire shows.
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 10:06 PM)
    Another rune soldier fan? I got a good laugh out of that one for a while.
  • Friend
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 10:05 PM)
    @Anon Thats… Really impressive. “Rune Soldier Badass Moments” gave me a nice laugh XD
  • Anon
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 10:02 PM)
    I stopped burning CDs around 2009, so most of those anime and OVA are from 2002-2007.
  • Anon
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 10:01 PM)
    I have over 140 hard copies of my favorite torrented anime burned on CDs in this monstrosity. Yes this is an excuse to show off my collection: https://i.imgur.com/BiKnHNV.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/m2zkEJc.jpg
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 09:57 PM)
    Yes you can pay for legal streams but I don’t feel thats enough.
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 09:56 PM)
    Really wish download to own by purchase was more available for anime and manga.
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 09:54 PM)
    I can imagine that buying multiple external harddrives, multiple memory sticks would be pretty expensive eventually if you were storing a mad amount of anime.
  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 09:50 PM)
    @Raggers I’m not saying you should pay for the service because the sub and quality are better than the torrents. I’m saying you should pay for the service to give the tiniest iota of support to the anime industry. But if you feel good about not supporting the industry that’s your prerogative. There are a lot of good arguments for not doing so.

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