Posted by psgels on 1 September 2007 with categories: Toward the Terra


Excuse my fanboyism and rude language, but this episode was FUCKING EPIC!!! I never expected the first episode of the finale of this series to nearly surpass the previous highlights of this anime. The week-long break was worth it, because this episode was awesome beyond belief, and had me crying manly tears near the climax. Obviously, spoilers are going to follow.

The first half of the episode is still a bit of building up, focusing at Swena, who is still reporting, Toni, who doesn’t notice that Artella loves him and wants attention, Jomie, preparing to warp to Jupiter along with five battleships he snatched from the humans, Keith, preparing to defend Jupiter with his fleet consisting of Myu-proof weapons and Leticia and Jomie’s parents, being moved to a special ship near Jupiter.

But then, the plot really gets fired off again. You really should see it for yourself, and it’s no use describing it, but it was so incredibly exciting, a new and awesome background-tune got introduced and NO LESS THAN THREE natural-born Myu die, Artella included!!

With only three episodes left, Keith has threatened to use the Myu he has captured as a hostage, to make Jomie cooperate. Now it’s up to Jomie to make the right decision. The finale is promising to become awesome!

11 Responses

  1. arcanes says:

    Sob sob, there are no decent subs for this series. I’m will defiantly buy the R1 DVDs of the series when they come out. best plot of the year?

  2. psgels psgels says:

    Actually, Makoto are usually quite fast. They should have this episode out within a week or something similar.

  3. Neflyte49 says:

    AAAAAAAAAAA!!!! 21 is out AAAAAAAAAA!!!!

    The super Myu dies!!!! AAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!

    I need this episode or i die!!!!!! AAAA!!!

  4. sylvan says:

    Amazing! Amazaing!! Jomy was incredible. I assume that the humans that board the Shangri la are using those anti-Mu psyon sheild piercing weapons against him. Not even one bullet reached Soldier Shin! Very cool! I felt so sorry for Tony when Artella dies but it was nice to see Jomy show concern for someone. At least he came to help Tony. He’s really done a good job of distancing himself from everyone. It was a great episode! I can’t wait for the next one!!

  5. Senna says:

    I finally caught up with Terra e, and my goodness, it just gets better and better! I can’t wait to see this episode, even as there seems to be no end to the tragedy.

  6. Elegant Destruction says:

    Can anyone tell me where i can watch/direct download these sub versions of this episode!! i am only up to 19 and can’t find anymore as they were taken off of veoh. T_T

    please help if anyone can.

  7. psgels psgels says:

    ED: the subs for episode 21 should appear within a few days on Tokyo Toshokan.

  8. ann says:

    I really am liking Jomy lately. He’s awesome. He somehow now exudes the same calm and bad assesness of Solider Blue. I also liked the Mu kids more this week. The last time we saw them they were shown more as outcast and basically monsters… seeing that they are conflicted about the whole thing is interesting too.

    Keith plays dirty, but it’s interesting to see how it’s going to end. Considering how he’s been portrayed as not your typical bad guy I want to see where it all goes. This show just continues to be amazing.

    I also have to fangirl the amazing soundtrack again. It really sets the tone of the show.

  9. Rosegirl18 says:

    I knew it! Poor poor Artella. And poor Tony! Gaaaahhhh and Matsuka!!! He’ll be the next to die, I know it!

  10. Elegant Destruction says:

    Thank you pagels!!!

  11. windy says:

    An awesome episode but extremely sad!!!I felt really sorry for Artella(my favorite chrter in this show) who died( that’s so unfair!) and Tony!!!

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  • k-off
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 08:23 PM)
    @Bam @Friend @Vincent I like the idea, but I have one gripe: the industrial revolution didn’t happen in South America (and Mexico, for that matter) during the same time as the United States and Europe. They got into the game pretty late. Therefore, a depiction of the Inca in the 19th Century would be quite boring, as the technology wouldn’t have had the time to drastically alter the way they lived in any way.
  • Vincent
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 08:14 PM)
    But I admit that a paragliding city travel system is far-fetched. The Inca could just be fine with walking up mountainous slopes to commute from one part of the city to the other.
  • Vincent
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 08:12 PM)
    Looking at this photo, one can easily imagine the engineering challenge of connecting a city spread over 2+ mountains: http://www.travelbygps.com/guides/machupicchu/machupicchu_fugawi.jpg
  • Vincent
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 08:11 PM)
    Or is it? Because since the city is so mountainous (and the city is in the Industrial Revolution, so it’d triple, like Friend said) the city would spread over to at two other mountains in the proximity. This would result in the Inca developing one of three things: A rope bridge, long trails on the ground, or paragliders to connect the mountainous city.
  • Vincent
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 08:08 PM)
    The use of iron for hydraulics is an excellent idea though, I completely agree with you guys. I also agree that rather than trains, they would have made use of horses. I’m almost tempted to suggest a steampunk idea and suggest air gliders, but that’s a stretch.
  • Vincent
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 08:06 PM)
    *had no
    I have fat thumbs lol
  • Vincent
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 08:06 PM)
    The Inca, at their peak, had brilliant engineers that planned terraces, fountains, buildings, and roads that were easily superior to the Romans. Thehad bo real use for energy. So Bam and Friend, I think they would have primarily used wind mills to make bread and textiles rather than electricity. I say windmills rather than watermills, because Machu Picchu only had one major river near it.
  • ninjarealist
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 07:12 PM)
    @AidanAK47 That’s too bad but not surprising to me in the least. I have seen so many promising manga get axed.
  • sonicsenryaku
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 06:30 PM)
    @bagel yea supposedly taichi is now 17 and in his last year of highschool i believe and it follows his adventures from there
  • Jalapeno Bagel
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 06:22 PM)
    a new digimon? is this…a sequel to Digimon Adventures!?

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