Posted on 5 March 2007 with categories: Master of Epic

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Short Synopsis: We’ve all seen our shares of bald males, have we? But this really is the first time I saw bald FEMALES in anime.
Good: Ah, Master of Epic exactly how I like it, there were no overly long sketches, and each of the sketches was hilarious as usual. ^_^
Bad: ………main…..characterrrr…..
Overall Enjoyment Value: 8/10

Ah, another hilarious episode. A bit disturbing at times (the evil hairdresser O_o), but overall great fun, and with some great mecha and sentai-parodies. But still, that main character… She’s probably appeared in the largest amount of different sketches of all characters, but all she did was appear for one or two seconds, in order to disappear afterwards. I want to see her featured in a sketch, dammit!

Sketch 1: the introduction. This time, the announcers talk about changing your hair. Interestingly enough, they also visited a barbershop recently, who seemed to have cut their entire heads bald. Cute and disturbing at the same time.

Sketch 2: the party with the noob again. To think that the previous sketch was only a warning, as the group of four heads off to exterminate the great evil hairdresser, who gives all of them rather obscure and hilarious haircuts. In answer to this, they head out to defeat her with an ultimate tactic: shave your entire head bald. O_o Unfortunately, the great evil hairdresser not only can cut hair, she also can give it, so she leaves our four heroines with some rather interesting-looking afro-haircuts. O_o Definitely one of the weirdest sketches so far.

Sketch 3: Resurrection, part 3 (yeah, that’s what it really was called). We return to the guy we saw in episode four, who keeps goofing off in a rather hazardous place. This time, he sets up an explosive trap for the passing-by monsters, though he’s stupid enough to get caught himself.

Sketch 4: Trying to impress the hot Pandemos, part 2. We now see the same guy, working as a blacksmith when the same Pandemos he had a crush on a few episodes ago appears again. She behaves like nothing’s happening, though the guy was too cute. XD

Sketch 5: Resurrection, part 4. The guy is back in the mountains. His next plan: hand-to-hand combat. That doesn’t work. ^^;

Sketch 6: The radio-show. The host tries to tell another strong story, about how a necromancer and a magician are supposed to have been making out. The way he tries to sell his story to the other host was just hilarious. XD

Sketch 7: Waragecha V. I loved the parodies sentai-teams and their giant robots here. You often see that five small robots join together to form one big one, but still everyone fits inside the robot without any problems? Well, Warage Green has made her robot so that one person is actually in each of the limbs of the robot, as Warage Yellow sits in one of the legs, while Warage Blue has to pilot the mecha in one of its arms. Obviously, they won’t like it when it moves very fast. XD Warage Blue also was very cute in the beginning, when it seemed that she had to take on the producer all by her own because the others were slacking off. And no pictures please. XD

Sketch 8: Resurrection, part 5. The guy plants fire-bombs everywhere. That works, until a giant scorpion comes after him. XD

Sketch 9: Resurrection, part 6. The guy takes the initiative when he hears that the scorpion king is still roaming the neighbourhood. XD

Sketch 10: Chuu and Bukotsu. The episode ends very cute again with the antics of these two. Bukotsu is fighting a large number of monsters and Chuu tries to help him by giving him a healing-item. At least, that’s what he thinks. XD

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  1. Lord Frank says:

    I seen bald females before this. I think it was in Galaxy Angel

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  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Sep 16. 2014 03:27 AM)
    I always felt the exposition was at its most inane in kara no kyokai, I do however admit I liked the action scenes in the third film and the seventh though.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Sep 16. 2014 03:26 AM)
    The milking was the final nail in the coffin. And by the time fate/zero came round I wasn’t up for it, I still amn’t for the blade works remake.
  • Raggers
    (Tuesday, Sep 16. 2014 03:25 AM)
    @Emma: I’m surprised Inaho functions on any social level to be honest.
  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Sep 16. 2014 03:25 AM)
    You sure are being harsh on Nasu. He has his flaws but damn I love his characters and he can write some godly moments of badassery.
    I could use less of that roundabout infodump bullshit though. Nasu, you can’t keep to your own rules. Stop making up rules you will only break.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Sep 16. 2014 03:24 AM)
    Its actually a shame that I actually ruined type-moons stuff for myself, entirely my own fault. I wasn’t up in arms over deens cracks at the franchise, at first I thought it was okay then I looked back and felt it only had its moments. Then I read the manga adaptation, read the visual novel and just overindulged.
  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Sep 16. 2014 03:23 AM)
    Tsukihime has not aged well. But it is getting a remake. Though considering Type moons release history that’s likely coming in 2050.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Sep 16. 2014 03:22 AM)
    @Raggers: I think if my autism reached the level of that it would be most problematic.
  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Sep 16. 2014 03:20 AM)
    Fate/zero was a one off thing. And while he did write it, technically Nasu was his editor. You can’t honestly believe Gen could come up with characters like Rider and Waver now can you?
    Sure Nasu claims otherwise but come on.
  • Raggers
    (Tuesday, Sep 16. 2014 03:20 AM)
    Fate may not be the best, but it’s a damn sight better than some of the stuff that gets milked for money…
  • k-off
    (Tuesday, Sep 16. 2014 03:19 AM)
    Nasu, I literally give zero fucks about. I’ve only read his Fate VN and possibly Tsukihime in the future.

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