Posted by psgels on 27 October 2007 with categories: Shugo Chara


Hmm, this episode wasn’t as fun as the previous ones. It also alerted me of one major flaw in this series: why the heck is Amu the only one who can transform?! In this episode, we saw another kid’s evil egg hatching, though Amu is the only one who tries to stop it, despite the fact that the student council has many chances to do so before she gets there. Why didn’t they transform to their powerful form, just like Amu does?

This episode also introduces the main villain for this series, who cleverly disguises himself as a clumsy teacher, in order to get as much access to down-hearted children as possible. Makes sense. The girl for this episode was someone who was about to be transferred to America, and got scared because of this. Because of this, her evil egg hatched and a strange black Shugo Chara started attacking everyone with very, very, very bad Engrish.

It’s not really the best of all stories, and it felt rather mundane to me, though I guess it serves as a nice build-up. One thing I did like was the scene between Amu and Neko-guy, when he tried to pay her back for the cake he smashed in the previous episode. There’s some funny chemistry between the two of them.

13 Responses

  1. Hinano says:

    That’s cause none of them can actually transform except for her.

  2. totoum says:

    yeah they keep saying in previous episodes “wow you can transform but we can’t”

    yet,in episode 3,i thought that i saw transformation from other characters,so i’m confused lol.

  3. psgels psgels says:

    Apparently, they can have “Chara-changes”, but they can’t actually transform. I do hope that there’s some explanation for this on the way, though.

  4. saree says:

    I love this anime and I havent yet seen this episode.
    Could you tell me where you found it?
    I watched up to 3 on YouTube, but Im lost as to where else I can find it.
    Any help would be appreciated!

  5. psgels psgels says:

    This episode probably hasn’t come out subbed yet. You need to wait a bit longer.

  6. totoum says:

    formula subs is doing it,they generally release episodes on tuesday.

  7. starry says:

    they cannot transform because they are not powerful enough or something. And they need the humpty lock in order to transform too.
    + they can only change cannot totally transform.

  8. totoum says:

    After having seen it,that engrish was downright evil,but that made the episode fun to me,i’m really liking the villain too,overall i did enjoy it,looking forward to the next episode.

  9. miden says:

    hehe i love this nanime, cute story line too ^__^

  10. nathalie says:

    love

  11. nathalie says:

    your so cute!!!!!!!!!!!
    i like it::::::::::

  12. Arianne Greene says:

    others transform. when cat-boy transforms he gets cat ears and a tail. and when that evil girl Uata or something transforms she gets bat wings. and when that prince guy transforms he gets a crown above his head.

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  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Apr 1. 2015 06:39 AM)
    @Afgm: You’d hope that one would be shocked by it though. It’d be pretty narcissistic to get off on the notion someone would be doing that to an image of you…
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Apr 1. 2015 05:47 AM)
    @afgm: Surreal was the word I was going to use for it yes.
  • afgm
    (Wednesday, Apr 1. 2015 05:37 AM)
    That must be surreal having random people pleasuring themselves to a cartoon version of you.
  • Nessie
    (Wednesday, Apr 1. 2015 04:51 AM)
    I still figure Shirobako is a dream the writers had of wanting attractive young girls working in their dingy workplace that they’ve realized into a series.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Apr 1. 2015 04:48 AM)
    I know theres a hentai doujin out there of the big glasses guy and he’s based on seiji Mizushima =<
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Apr 1. 2015 04:43 AM)
    Oh..dear…knowing that shirobako, that some of the characters are designed after a few real people thats going to be awkward if I ended up finding any of them attractive lol
  • Raggers
    (Wednesday, Apr 1. 2015 04:29 AM)
    :facepalm: I meant the Asus looks decent
  • Raggers
    (Wednesday, Apr 1. 2015 04:28 AM)
    Aidan: the Aidan looks decent, and supposedly has good fans that aren’t horrendously loud so that’s a plus. You will still need headphones though, and it’s not too expensive so can last you a couple years, at which point I would recommend getting another one for the next 3-4 years.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Apr 1. 2015 04:14 AM)
    Also shirobako was referred to once somewhere as this generations Honey and clover, that got my attention.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Apr 1. 2015 04:13 AM)
    I have very little issue with your review of shirobako Aidan, in fact it actually encourages one/me to actually go out and watch it, however, I can’t say I like the “Required to watch” line, often I find things like that sound like the reader feels “forced” after reading it. I’m not going out of my way to be insulting as I said its a good review, its just something I learned/was taught/picked up.

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