Posted by psgels on 9 September 2007 with categories: Les Miserables - Shoujo Cosette


The highlight of this episode was definitely the beginning, in which we finally see Thenardiére and Azelma again. It was a short scene, but the two of them were awesome to watch now that they found out that Thenardier has abandoned them. I so hope that they’ll be released somewhere in the story, so that they can try to make Azelma’s dream of living together without their father true. That would definitely be AWESOME.

Speaking of awesome, Eponine also was excellent in this episode, when she actually SAVED Cosette from being discovered by Thenardier, all because it’d make Marius sad. Jean, however, did notice that people were after his house, and this made him worry about her safety. After all, she’d be an easy target and he can’t be sure that all of Thenardier’s buddies were caught by the police. That’s why he proposes her to go to England at the end of the episode.

In other news, there was yet again a strong emphasis on poverty: Paris seems to be struck by a rather nasty disease, which becomes really clear when Jean and Cosette visit a local hospital and Gavroche is getting cuter and cuter with his mother-like attitude against his two brothers(?).

I can feel that another major climax is about to come. The tone of this episode was quite a bit darker and more fast-paced than the past couple of episodes, and les Amis are getting into more and more trouble now that Javert keeps arresting their weapon-deliverers.

3 Responses

  1. Dookers says:

    I must see this one….and that sounds so cute.

    Azelma returns ^_^. I’m gonna get ahold of this one soon as I can.

  2. R says:

    Paris seems to be struck by a rather nasty disease,

    Really? If that’s the case then my respect for the writers has just jumped very significantly, since that was a major reason, historically, for the unrest at the time. It’s cool to know that they did research above and beyond just reading the book.

  3. Irene says:

    Man, I really need to catch up on this. *rushes off to watch*

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  • AidanAK47
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 01:11 AM)
    Funny? Most it got from me was a occasional smirk. Art? Not really, it’s a decent style but if I want Art in a harem I mights as well go to To Love-Ru. Actually now that I think about it NiseKoi pretty much is To love-Ru before it decided to stop teasing and put something out.
  • AidanAK47
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 01:07 AM)
    @Ninja, I don’t deny reading it up to date. Still not sure why I did. Guess it was something to do a work besides you know…work.(Not that I ever have enough work to get through the day. Hell I finish it all mostly in the first two hours. Not that I will ever tell them that.)
    But Ninja, IT IS BARGAIN BIN HAREM. The characters? Seen them all before. Hell most of them are copy pasted from to love-ru.
  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 12:52 AM)
    @K-Off I was mostly objecting to Aidan’s description of Nisekoi as “Bargain Bin Harem”. I realize that he thinks all harem’s are bargain bin but it’s misleading to people who don’t have his same prejudices and actually rate harem series according to a quality gradient.
  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 12:51 AM)
    @Emma @K-Off About the visuals in Nisekoi: I have been a Shinbo fan since Soultaker. Although I’m not a Monogatari fan it’s no hyperbole to say I’m absolutely in love with his style of direction.
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 12:48 AM)
    The nisekoi anime, shaft+ that doesn’t gel for me and yeah all the shouty shounen stuff is bothersome in animation.
  • Emma
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 12:47 AM)
    Evidently then I’m watching the outer limits at some point. These anthology things are pretty creative.
    As for nisekoi I just read it irregularly I don’t see the manga as special just a light laugh every now and then with the odd character arc that lands a hit, its fine, theres been worse.
  • k-off
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 12:43 AM)
    @Wyatt I haven’t watched the reboot, but the original was awesome, even though I only watched a handful of episodes.
  • k-off
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 12:41 AM)
    I also never bothered with the anime, because the animation threw me off. In addition, Raku is annoying as fuck in anime form.
  • k-off
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 12:38 AM)
    I enjoy it as well, but I read it for what it is. Let’s be honest: the fact that Aidan still reads it means that he’s the same way as me.
  • k-off
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 12:37 AM)
    @Ninja Hey, to be fair, Aidan never said it wasn’t the best harem. That just isn’t a very high bar, lol.

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