Posted on 17 May 2007 with categories: Death Note


Okay…

I didn’t see that coming…

You know, that new plot twist was quite good, and surprising as well. I never thought that Light would give away the only Death Note he had left to someone he didn’t even know personally. I suspect that he’s found a way to continuously keep touching either a couple of pages torn out of it or just a snippet, but the fact does remain that he doesn’t have the faith of the world in his own hands anymore.

Especially Misa shocked me. She’s horrible when she’s not serious, but when she gets involved with serious events she turns out very interesting. I can’t believe she’s just returned to a regular housewife like this. And suddenly, she wrote herself out of the show. We probably won’t see any major role from her until after the aftermath, or something.

Still, I’m glad that Light finally made another move like this, that is risky but brilliant at the same time. I can’t believe he actually believed that he’d get Near with the plan he came up in the previous episode. Even when Near didn’t have the possession of such an amount of money, or even if he didn’t manage to contact the police, he just could have used a secret underground stairway, or some kind of helicopter and Misa would’ve never seen his face. Luckily, when he realized that Near actually got away Light fortunately got a bit back to earth, and finally acknowledged Near as an enemy he should take serious. Near’s going to have a hard time proving that Light will be Kira with the notebook gone.

Also, we’ve got a new hair-colour: green! I think that this shows that Aizawa is on neither’s side. I do wonder what he’ll do from now on, after Mikami killed everyone on Demegawa’s show. After all, Light could never have known the names of the people Demegawa selected, since they were shown on TV for the first time.

4 Responses

  1. MikamiTeru says:

    Episode 31 was my favorite episode yet. Madhouse had a very unique interpretation of Mikami’s entrance and it was amazing. Mikami was my favorite manga character and he’s even better in the anime. SAKUJO!

    The part with the money was great, it really showed how pathetic some of Kira’s followers are. It was like:

    Raging Mob: For Lord Kira!

    *money falls from the sky*

    Raging Mob: OMFG MONIEZ! Wait… what were we here for again?

  2. psgels says:

    I’m quite surprised that at this point, this anime manages to introduce such an interesting character as Mikami. It’s strange, but I already like him after having seen only half a minute, and by your claim that he’s your favourite character in this anime, I’m pretty curious about how he’ll turn out. :)

  3. Kite says:

    I’m quite scared about Death Note now since it’s almost over. I can’t figure out how they will do it. Well I still have high expectations for this show! :P

  4. Kite says:

    Also adding to what I said I don’t think Mikami is going to be able to save his own back against Near. Mikami seemed kinda like a robot to “eliminate” people. I hope he does have a personality and is not robotic.

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