Posted on 27 January 2007 with categories: Ghost Hunt

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Short Synopsis: It’s now Mai’s turn to be possessed by Kenji. But what happened to his body?
Good: Excellent mystery; The Ending
Bad: Why weren’t Matsuzaki and Masato involved in the case? Did they spend their entire time in the church baking cake?
Overall Enjoyment Value: 7,5/10

After the previous episode, I began to wonder how such an arc could be made interesting. Still, the creators did it. This episode wasn’t good in the way of episode 5, but more of a heart-warming sort-of good. Kenji’s ghost is just too adorable. You almost want him to go to heaven. Especially after what that meanie of a Rin said to him. ^^

I also must congratulate this arc of Ghost Hunt for being the first arc with a really good ending. The previous arcs may have been interesting, their endings have always been nothing special. Still, I really have to say that the moment where Kenji’s body was found had a huge impact. He really did hide in an impossible place: behind one of the statues, high above the doors of the church. There’s indeed nobody who’d even think of looking there. Especially since he dropped his flute in a totally different place (he probably lost it when he was searching for a good place to hide). The scene afterwards, where he finally could go to heaven was beautiful, probably because of this.

This episode had some interesting main characters. Since the usual main characters was out-cold for the major part of the episode, we see the story from the perspective of Bou-san. It’s interesting for a change. Too bad we don’t get to know his thoughts, like with Mai.

8 Responses

  1. Kite says:

    I was hit hard when I saw the skull. It was so sad…

  2. vivacioussky says:

    Bou-san rocks! I think he’s my fav character in the show next to Mai, and before Naru. Dont really like Naru that much. Thanks for the summaries ^_^ I enjoy the Bakumatsu series a lot too, so I hope you continue to update that one too.

  3. asdfgh says:

    the kid should’ve thrown his shoe at them or something though

  4. AJ says:

    The reason Masako and Ayako aren’t involved is cause they were never in this arc of the manga anyway.

  5. psgels says:

    Ah, that explains. You’d wonder why the creators even bothered to include them in this arc, though.

  6. Tinna says:

    I felt very sad when i watched episode 11.

  7. maruhaii~ says:

    oh my…that poor child:(:(….i was crying when i saw that:’-((………

  8. maruhaii~ says:

    bou-san was so worried about mai……he’s so sweet:):)

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  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Aug 27. 2014 11:07 PM)
    Yeah, remakes and pointless sequels are the bane of a film fan. I still consider myself a Bond fan. I saw that one Bourne film, I thought it ran on too long but it was a mostly excitingly paced/edited film. Casablanca I respect more than I like, the central love triangle and characters clicked with me but the film is a bit dated.
  • AidanAK47
    (Wednesday, Aug 27. 2014 10:59 PM)
    @Pablo, there’s money in nostalgia. Plain and simple.
    Hell anyone who mentions a remake of beloved classic game on Kickstarter gets money thrown at them.
  • Bam
    (Wednesday, Aug 27. 2014 10:57 PM)
    The Leftovers EP.9: While I was wary of a flashback episode, I have to say that this one happen to work out quite nicely. We finally got some reveals, that despite not being related to the Great Departure, did answer some questions regarding the characters relationships and motives which added layer of complexity to the show. I just wished that this episode was placed before episode 8 so we could go into the finale with some steam. Overall a pretty good episode.
  • PabloExpresso
    (Wednesday, Aug 27. 2014 09:11 PM)
    What’s next, Casablanca 2?
  • PabloExpresso
    (Wednesday, Aug 27. 2014 09:07 PM)
    Do you guys even watch films??
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    (Wednesday, Aug 27. 2014 09:05 PM)
    Bourne Ultimatum had potential, but they buried that one alive and dug it up. Now they’re doing some Ed Gein shit and wearing the skin of the original film around town
  • PabloExpresso
    (Wednesday, Aug 27. 2014 09:02 PM)
    Yet you morons take it up the bum. This is the era of digging up the corpses of decent original films. Anyone who likes 007 is stupid and tasteless
  • PabloExpresso
    (Wednesday, Aug 27. 2014 09:01 PM)
    007 is such an outdated film, they should drop the guillotine on it already. The series raped my wallet, my mom’s wallet, and my grandfather’s wallet. Greatest scam of all time.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Aug 27. 2014 08:43 PM)
    @Aidan:I’ll read it, as its one of those another world fantasy things.
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    (Wednesday, Aug 27. 2014 06:23 PM)
    Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari…this manga…makes me….so goddamn angry…but the day when I see that bitch, the king and those f*cking douchebag heroes suffer will be so sweet….

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