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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  • AidanAK47
    (Wednesday, May 6. 2015 02:12 PM)
    I think the main problem with the mecha game genre was that we never really found a control setup that worked well enough for it.
  • Bam
    (Wednesday, May 6. 2015 01:37 PM)
    Although more than once during the episode I instinctively reached for my game controller, which made me think how feasible a new gen ZOE-like Sidonia game would actually be. With the technology that we have at hand the mecha game genre is in need of a revival now.
  • Bam
    (Wednesday, May 6. 2015 01:35 PM)
    Sidonia 04 was pretty good. I think this was the most dynamic battle yet, and there were some frame-rate drops here and there because of it. They really captured a good sense of scale and find ways to keep the stakes high every time. The threat of the enemy grows just as they improve their arsenal.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, May 6. 2015 10:17 AM)
    Feck…it looks like fuwanovel stopped hosting visual novel downloads…
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, May 6. 2015 08:40 AM)
    Basically some kind of romcom slice of life thing that isn’t too ecchi/H filled….
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, May 6. 2015 08:32 AM)
    I think I’m starting to feel a bit weird about myself in regards to some of the dark/violent/macabre stuff too separate from that…need to start balancing things out with some lighter series/film related stories…
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    (Wednesday, May 6. 2015 08:29 AM)
    Alright…fuck, seriously I’m putting some distance between myself and hentai/fetish anime/manga porn for a while…seriously need to stop with so much of it, keep finding myself getting distracted/bored/losing attention and its taking up too much of my time now and I’m buying too much of it as well…
  • Bam
    (Wednesday, May 6. 2015 06:20 AM)
    Arslan ep05 was pretty disappointing. This episode confirmed my suspicions that this will end up being a pretty mediocre show, which continuously drops in all the known pitfalls of modern Shonen series. The animation quality also dropped, not like it was that stellar to begin with, and the CGI puppets now distract you from every scene that they’re placed in. It feels as if the producers’ hearts is just not in it.
  • Emma
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    (Wednesday, May 6. 2015 03:24 AM)
    @Bam, doesn’t help that Leto’s got the home alone pose to boot.
    I would like to say that we just don’t know enough yet but I highly doubt he would match the likes of the jokers before him.

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