Posted by psgels on 29 September 2007 with categories: Kaze no Shoujo Emily


Yup, the dramatic climax of the series was with the previous episode. This episode closes off her story, with the final important events of her childhood: a small accident of Elizabeth, her first book and of course her marriage with Teddy, which formed the highlight of this episode. While it wasn’t as downright awesome as the previous episode, and while other series have had endings that felt better than this one, it still was satisfying enough as an end.

And Lorna (or however you spell her name) also deserves credit in this episode. I remember noting how she should get some more development, right before Emily went to Ruth to study, and that’s exactly what she got. It seems that the two of them haven’t been interacting too much ever since Emily came back, but with Emly’s new book, the rivalry between the two of them finally disappeared. They looked so awesome during Emily’s wedding. Even though things looked pretty hopeless only a few episodes ago, I must say that this episode shows yet another side of this: if people say goodbye to each other, it doesn’t mean goodbye forever.

Ah well, it’s finally time to say goodbye to this wonderful series. Let’s just hope that a generous person with enough Japanese skills will come one day and sub this series, beyond the first two episodes. I know it’s false hope (Sasami Mahou shoujo Club still didn’t get any subs at all, despite its gripping middle part), but seriously, this Kaze no Shoujo Emily is too awesome to be neglected.

9 Responses

  1. Lady Rin says:

    Digitalpanic wrote in their forum that they would continue subbing Emily. But I think that it will take a long time as they want to sub some episodes of their other series first. Don’t lose your hope! :)

  2. pKjd says:

    “and of course her marriage with Perry”

    Woah she marries Perry?! That would be one heck of a twist right there ;P Of course I’m only kidding, heheh… Anyway I have yet to see the final episode, (only seen screenshots on Futaba.) Usually I just wait for the episodes to be uploaded on Daum — as I do with many shows — but since this is the finale, I’ll make this extra special by downloading the raw off Share.

    Love the series as well :D

  3. psgels psgels says:

    Ack! I meant Teddy of course. :P

    Glad to see that there are actually people who love this series as well. :)

  4. Lady Rin says:

    @pKjd: What are “Futaba” and “Daum”? Web pages? Where can I find them? Sorry for the stupid question. ;)
    @ psgels: There exist even German fans! :P I’m one of them. (I really hope that DigitalPanic will be able to sub this series in the course of the next year or so…)

  5. Lady Rin says:

    Great news! DigitalPanic subbed four new episodes! :)

  6. Ginnie says:

    Emily looks beautiful in that wedding dress!
    I’m getting enthusiastic over this series again, now that it’s finished!
    thanks for your amazing reviews!

  7. Cuty says:

    The book is much more complicated but it still ends in the same way. If you liked the manga you should read the trilogy: Emily of the New Moon.

  8. Paul says:

    Emily had one daughter named Lucy with Teddy in the final

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  • K-Off
    (Friday, May 27. 2016 01:35 AM)
    Yup, turns out I need to tag it as “Anime Reviews” before I feature it. Now, I should try to figure out that featured posts box.
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    (Friday, May 27. 2016 01:21 AM)
    …finally managed to figure out that damn Latest Reviews box but it’s not working the way I want it to.
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Thursday, May 26. 2016 11:03 PM)
    @Bam: I was skeptical at first but I checked out the first episode of the preacher adaptation, took me a few issues to get into the comic back in the day but I was right on board with this. And I’m surprised by just how good/funny the guy playing Cassidy is.
  • Bam
    (Thursday, May 26. 2016 10:16 AM)
    @K-off: it’s the old doctor’s approach: start with the worst case scenario, and everything from then on would feel like a downhill Sprint. Never wanna raise the patient’s hope and then crush it with unfortunate reality.
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    (Thursday, May 26. 2016 05:08 AM)
    @Kaiser As Tom Lehrer said, “always predict the worst, and you’ll be hailed as a prophet.” Not putting that movie down or anything, but the 70s was a period of time when it was rather easy to pick on the middle east in the middle of the OPEC embargo.
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Thursday, May 26. 2016 03:22 AM)
    Loosely related but damn, I remember when Network called out (though briefly) America’s relation with the saudi’s.
    Brave 70s movie.
  • Bam
    (Thursday, May 26. 2016 03:20 AM)
    They pretty much own a chunk of our economy, we can’t afford that shizz right now. Granted their own economy ain’t hot enough to pull their investments, but oil countries stay afloat as long as they have oil.
  • Bam
    (Thursday, May 26. 2016 03:17 AM)
    Saudi Arabia was involved you say? Nonsense! Only 9 of 12 perpetrators were Saudi, and you know only the other three matter.
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  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Thursday, May 26. 2016 02:49 AM)
    @K-off: I see the Saudi’s are pretending they weren’t in on 9/11.

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