Posted on 8 September 2007 with categories: Seirei no Moribito


Finally, after twenty-two-and-a-half episodes, the climax of Seirei no Moribito has finally started! Finally, spring has come, and finally Rarunga shows itself. In the next episode, we’ll finally learn whether Seirei no Moribito’s unique style of storytelling can be considered a success or not.

Most of the episode was pretty easy to understand, but there was one twist involving Dakai that I had trouble with. It seems that Shuga’s discoveries of a number of episodes ago were wrong, but I couldn’t quite catch what was so wrong about it, and why it was so incredibly urgent.

Anyway, about the rest of the episode, it was definitely centred on Chaggumu. During the winter, he definitely grew up, his hair got a bit longer, and at the start of the spring, Torogai-shi returns and gives him a new outfit. This definitely symbolizes how he’s matured a little, and prepared himself mentally for the arrival of Rarunga. This is also the first time I’ve seen Torogai-shi talk so friendly to anyone, symbolizing that everyone is with him, and willing to protect him. In any case, the new Chaggumu looks awesome, and you just have to love it when he grabs both Barsa and Tanda’s hand. ^_^

Then the second half of the episode comes when the royal guard returns. It seems that they too decided to wait till spring, but they’re not inclined to do nothing about Rarunga’s arrival. They also come with a bunch of interesting plot-twists:
– Rarunga can’t stand fire, which is why all the guards are equipped with fire-weapons.
– (I hope I understood this one right)Rarunga is the father of the egg inside Chaggumu.

Chaggumu then walks on a lake, due to the eggs power. It’s at this point when Rarunga appears, he indeed is a water-seirei, and seems to attack with crab-like feet. It’s also here where the egg starts to get a mind of its own, and starts to take over Chagumu’s behaviour. First, we’re given the impression that it’s waiting quietly for Rarunga to come, but then it does start to defend itself by forming the barrier we saw in episode 1. It then runs away.

Yet again, I’ve got no idea how the creators are planning to end this. There are only three episodes left, among which the last one will probably be an aftermath. This means that this story will be resolved within two episodes, and I can hardly wait for it!

4 Responses

  1. Wallace says:

    I envy u T_T i still stuck in ep 20, because there are no subs for 21, 22 and 23(or maybe i just can’t find them) T_________T!

  2. Mythophile says:

    *fingers crossed* We need a season 2. Badly.

  3. Chacha-chan says:

    Just saw subbed episode 21….I cant wait for this one. I am more and more smitten by the boy, my heart goes out to him and Balsa. Their parent-child bonding would be at least a little bit sweeter, Balsa being a woman. I thought she was quiet but I guess Jiguro will win the battle of silence any day. This particular episode seems very promising…Thanks for keeping the heart of waiting viewers..God Bless

  4. David says:

    Just watches ep 23. About the twist that you didn’t catch: it’s about Shuga’s mistake on the Place of Celebration. But you probably already got it after watching ep 24 and 25^^

    It’s the little details that make Moribito so loveable. Not only the scene where he grabs Tanda’s and Balsa’s hand. Also the scene with the two bears was so good.

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  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 12:41 AM)
    @Emma Jesus that’s dark.
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 12:37 AM)
    @Wyatt: Bit of both. lol
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 12:36 AM)
    They hurt each other physically and have make up sex and realize they need each other to live/survive.
  • WyattX
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 12:36 AM)
    Do you people watch hentais to get aroused, or for mature storytelling? I’m the latter, maybe a bit of the former from time to time.
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 12:35 AM)
    Oh and they can do drugs also, but with half used needles.
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 12:35 AM)
    My idea of an interesting hentai romance would be filled with tragedy, crushed hopes, not really actually romance, rather broken, perhaps homeless, helpless people trying to survive and sleeping with each other to easy the pain, then hating themselves afterwards for it. Could factor Hiv into it and the guy has to see his only companion in a bleak world die before him leaving him behind.
  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 12:34 AM)
    Doesn’t the girl also briefly survive the shotgun blast? I feel like I remember that being the case.
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 12:34 AM)
    Bizzarely for all of my preference towards the female side of things I’ve predominantly read yaoi lol
  • WyattX
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 12:31 AM)
    Pump action shotgun.
  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Aug 21. 2014 12:30 AM)
    @Emma Haru Yo Koi is kind of the other way around. The beginning of the series isn’t great. It barely seems like the author knows what he’s doing. But once the series reaches a point of consistency it’s awesome. One of my favourite hentai/adult romance series.

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