Posted by psgels on 10 July 2007 with categories: El Cazador de la Bruja


Haha! It’s just as I hoped! Ellis and Nadie may have continued with their travels, the main storyline and characters now play a much bigger role than in the first half. This particular episode gives some major developments to all of its characters apart from Blue-eyes’s henchmen and the strange cult, and it even introduces a few new ones.

One major event is that for the first time, Rozenberg runs into trouble. If I recall correctly, then the guy he talked to in episode 13 now got arrested, so the deals they made are off. We also finally meet his superior (who probably won’t play a big role due to his plain character-design). It seems that Rozenberg is doing something that could become problematic; my lack of Japanese couldn’t pick up exactly what, unfortunately.

Ellis and Nadie, meanwhile, really were meant to get closer together in this episode. They spend their time at an onsen during this episode (which probably was one of the few onsen-episodes in anime where characters actually wore swimsuits), and at the end of it, they find out that they both knew that Ellis wasn’t a real human (something that has been quite bothering Nadie throughout the episode), resulting in quite an adorable scene (see screencap).

Ricardo and Lilio meanwhile also were quite interesting, as it’s the last episode where they’re assigned to trail Ellis and Nadie. The fact that Ricardo still didn’t reveal Lilio’s history must mean that they still have some kind of role to play, but at least we now know for sure that Lilio indeed isn’t his real daughter. I think the reason they were unassigned was because of the thing that happened with Rozenberg. At the end of the episode, we also see him in the building where he killed the professor, along with a mysterious woman.

Blue-eyes meanwhile also seemed to have changed her plans, when she tries to unassign Nadie from her duties, though that fails and Nadie refuses. Blue-eyes then dismisses that plan, and reckons that it’s fine if Nadie continues to protect Ellis as well. LA, meanwhile, gets even crazier with this episode. ^^

I really wonder… what could Rozenberg be plotting? Why was the governor who was arrested so important to his plans?

One Response

  1. Ray says:

    I wonder if Rosenberg has someone in the FBI that can actually help him?

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  • AidanAK47
    (Friday, Sep 4. 2015 01:02 AM)
    @Bam, It blew my mind to find that VN’s have controller support. I didn’t even understand why you would need it.
    It’s a bullet hell first person shooter. The comedy isn’t really that great but the gameplay is solid. And the theme tune is catchy as hell. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eR73chGfiXQ
  • Bam
    (Friday, Sep 4. 2015 01:00 AM)
    I always torrent a game I’m interested in first, install it and see if it runs fine, play a little see if it’s a good game, and THEN I go and get it on Steam. After getting stung by broken games I see no ethical quandary there at all. This is of course different for console releases which I only get if it’s:
    a) an exclusive.
    b) just more convenient, since all my friends multiplayer on the consoles.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Sep 4. 2015 12:49 AM)
    @Aidan: yup like I said, save yourself the disappointment. Even Simon Templeman who did an amazing job voicing Kain said he won’t go back to acting for the series anymore.
    As for the latter game you mentioned- I have no clue and yet to Google it- but it sounds like a combination of three random words. Hopefully it has enough humor to back that up.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Sep 4. 2015 12:43 AM)
    As for VNs I have no clue, but again you shouldn’t have a problem with those on W8 to begin with. Hell, the F/SN realta nua version that Aidan sent my way even had built-in controller support and never had the slightest hiccup.
  • AidanAK47
    (Friday, Sep 4. 2015 12:40 AM)
    I actually I kinda glad SR2 didn’t work. I haven’t been having too much fun with the games. Now however I am playing drunken robot pornography and that’s a blast.
  • AidanAK47
    (Friday, Sep 4. 2015 12:38 AM)
    Yep, but for a paid steam release you would think this shit would be ironed out. But then again…
    So far windows 10 hasn’t given me any issues and later down the line whatever issues are there are going to get ironed out. I just took it when it’s free before they started charging who knows how much for it.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Sep 4. 2015 12:38 AM)
    I use an XB1 controller on PC and it’s really convenient for all new releases. I run an HDMI to my LED and play games as if it’s on a console. I had the idea to replay Call of Cthulhu and that’s when it all got screwed up. I still can’t find a good fix for it. I hate gaming on a monitor and refuse to go back to it, so hopefully one of these mods would work.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Sep 4. 2015 12:35 AM)
    @Aidan: yeah old PC game controller support still remains a drag, but like you said that’s not even your OS’s fault. This is specially bad for ports. You might as well run a ROM on a simulator that has good controller support.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Sep 4. 2015 12:33 AM)
    W8 has been in development and R&D for so long that almost all issues have been ironed out. There is no real reason to move to W8 at this moment, if you had serious issues with 8 than you either had a shitty copy, didn’t update correctly or your drive was riddled with worms and trojans.
  • AidanAK47
    (Friday, Sep 4. 2015 12:33 AM)
    @Bam, Soul Reaver 2 was broken even before Windows 10. Windows isn’t the issue. It’s just a shit port. Hell I needed to use Joy to key just to get good controller support on SR1.

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