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
    (Tuesday, Jun 28. 2016 03:50 AM)
    @Aidan Gamestop is a block from my apartment, and I couldn’t find anything better than 60 online.
    @Bam I said that in humor, but I agree every show has an audience and it wouldn’t hurt to get to those less covered animes every now and then. Hell, I remember psgels reviewing AKB0048 and ended up actually liking it.
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Jun 28. 2016 03:15 AM)
    Also I vaguely remember hearing about Belladona, might check out the remastered at some point.
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Jun 28. 2016 03:14 AM)
    @Kaiser: then Harmony is just like Empire of Corpses, a waste of good animation. Oh well, I’ll watch it once and forget about it then. Is there a torrent out for it already?
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Jun 28. 2016 02:22 AM)
    K-off: well usually these settings are backdrop for some form of character development, you can talk about that. There are some slice of life shows in which nothing happens, those are probably not worth reviewing tho. That’s why I’m still in favor of some shows getting a few episode reviewed at once.
  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Jun 28. 2016 01:59 AM)
    @K-Off, thats odd. I got Tokyo Mirage for 40 euro. Were as I spent 60 on Fates. This time I bought it off amazon after finding out it was cheaper there.
  • K-Off
    (Monday, Jun 27. 2016 11:03 PM)
    Damn Tokyo Mirage is expensive. Costs more than a Fire Emblem game and Persona 4 combined so this better be worth it.
  • K-Off
    (Monday, Jun 27. 2016 10:57 PM)
    Always difficult to talk about slice of lifes. Usually its always “This week our characters went to the park. The end.”
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Monday, Jun 27. 2016 05:42 PM)
    @Bam: There was this bizzaro Joan of arc slide show arthouse erotica anime from the 70s that recently got a re-release, its somewhat tied to Tezuka, really trippy shit, Kanashimi no belladonna.
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Monday, Jun 27. 2016 05:35 PM)
    As a book I could see it flowing better. Oshii or Kamiyama could more effectively adapt such density of material to screen.
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Monday, Jun 27. 2016 05:32 PM)
    Ultimately I think it got too ambitious and had too much on its plate.

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