Posted by psgels on 19 September 2007 with categories: Bokura no


I’m not sure why, but my mood seems to be extremely random and unpredictable when it comes to final episodes. Bokura no, though, still had me as pumped as ever with its semi-final episode, and I’m really looking forward to see the end of this. I actually remember making a few predictions about the next episode, and surprisingly enough NONE of them came true. Obviously, this episode is going to be filled with spoilers. DO NOT READ this entry if you haven’t seen this episode yet.

Seriously, Bokura no started off with so many characters, and only three of them are alive right now: Jun, Kana and Seki. The rest of them: all dead, because yes, in this episode, Yoko kills Koemushi and takes Kana’s place as a pilot! I remember predicting that the giant tower would bring some kind of major plot twist: it didn’t. Yoko just destroys it, along with the building of Kanji’s mother. I also never expected that she indeed would be a pilot as well!

The fight also was one of the most exciting ones in the series, as it was also one of the most challenging ones. It really looked like a battle between titans, though in the end, it was Yoko’s experience that managed to finish the fight in her favour. This episode also was the first time we saw the government really involved with their bombardments of the city, around the fighting Zearths. It was actually a pretty weak strategy, as it would place both mechas at an equal disadvantage, not to mention the huge amount of homes that were burned in the process. The next and final pilot is going to be Jun.

The obvious question remains: How the HECK are the creators planning to finish this series?! Who were these people dressed in white? Are they really the ones behind everything? Will Bokura no attempt to rush its ending by killing off these guys in the end, or will it just close off the story of the current world, where the giant robots of other worlds will remain killing each other. Will the reset-button truly be pressed, or is this just a piece of false information. I’m dying to know!!!

10 Responses

  1. zxzxi says:

    I see the picture, but I still can’t believe it. How in the world could Koemushi BE killed? He can warp people instantly.

    Also, explain how Seki isn’t going to be a pilot? I don’t understand.

  2. psgels psgels says:

    Well, zxzxi, the thing is that he never saw Yoko’s betrayal coming, and he probably was too confused to do anything against his only ally. That’s why he never did anything back.

    Also, if I understood things correctly, this is going to mean that Seki will be the next Koemushi apparently. I’m not sure whether he’ll pilot or not, but the fact that there’s only one episode left makes this unlikely.

  3. Gottis says:

    Quite honestly, I’d be dying to know where you *get* the episodes, since I’m having a really hard time finding the raws as torrents. >.> But I love your blog and love reading about Bokurano, and your opinions about it. =D

  4. psgels psgels says:

    I get my raws from the program called Share. It’s basically the same program that the Japanese people use, hence the speed of the releases. ;)

  5. Gottis says:

    I see! Thanks for the tip! =D

  6. Gottis says:

    Where do you get this program? =O

  7. psgels psgels says:

    http://www.uguu.org/share/

    ^ that link should give you all the information you need.

  8. Gottis says:

    Thank you so much! =D

  9. Diedrupo says:

    Very strange plot twist indeed (not sure if I find it very credible that someone can kill Dungbeetle like that). I’m awaiting the last episode as well. I haven’t watched the show since ep 16 but will probably marathon it over the weekend.

  10. Oroboros says:

    Is it me or did they redesign the Zearth mecha? It looks more forbidding and dangerous, or perhaps that’s just the reflection of the flames.

    I’m deliberately delaying watching episode 24 because it’s the last one. The end of a truly amazing masterpiece. :(

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