Posted by psgels on 3 November 2007 with categories: Dennou Coil


So, yes. Today’s episode is a recap. Don’t bother hoping for a bit of new content like with episode 14: there isn’t. Every frame of this episode was basically recycled from the other episodes. I really wonder why the creators had to include a recap at this point, so close to the climax. I mean, for a series with 26 episodes, three recaps is just too much.

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  1. hssc says:

    So… this is basically a 24-ep. series with one recap – not bad, eh?

    Do they explain anything here? For ex, what Nekome and Takeru are trying to do?

  2. psgels psgels says:

    Well, it’s basically a 24-ep series with 3 recaps. :P

    And while my Japanese isn’t perfect, I’m fairly sure that nothing new was said either. The episode was really aimed at children, and showed the important plot-events up till now.

  3. totoum says:

    ureshii says this recap isn’t counted as part of the 26 episodes.

    here’s what they say:
    “Dennou Coil will have 26 episodes and 2 numberless recaps, making a total of 28 airing slots. ”
    “Episodes 23-26 will air starting 11/10. This means the last episode of Dennou Coil will air already in December.”

    So this isn’t episode 23

    I’d like to profit of this occasion to ask a plot question

    I was rewatching episode 7 today and when isako and yasako are stuck together,Isako says that illegals eat children’s soul,then she says she’s joking,but not entirely right?

  4. Windspirit says:

    Umm… According to AniDB, this is a real 26 episodes show with 2 recaps aired as “TV Specials”.

    Even episode 14 had some “new” material, according to psgels.

    (Currently watching the show, I’m at episode 8 : this show kicks ass.)

  5. totoum says:

    ” I’m at episode 8 : this show kicks ass”

    uh oh,forgot my question was a bit spoilerish,really sorry about that.

  6. psgels psgels says:

    Totoum: ah, that sounds more likely. Four episodes left sounds just about right to close this series off.

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    The way I see it, then all the rumours that have been mentioned in the series so far have some element of truth behind them. It’s basically the creator’s idea of foreshadowing. I already suspected this after the appearance of Takeru, but it keeps surprising me how much urban legends this show has.

  7. r3dking says:

    I didn’t hear anything new in the narration. But I did notice something in the visuals that I missed the first time around. In the recap of the scene from episode 18 where Haraken steps through the keyhole, just after he steps through we see on the ground that distinctive set of 4 manhole covers. These are promiment in the intro sequence, and also appear toward the end of the end sequence. They seem to be what Haraken drew on a sheet of paper for Yasako at one point. But where are they in the real world? Do they appear on an actual street in the body of any of the episodes?

    Also – any ideas on the significance of that bit in the ending sequence where Densuke walks through a bit of city buried in sand?

  8. Kim says:

    As others have said thankfully this recap is not counted as an episode. I guess you can count it as 221/2. :)

    I am not sure but I think the TV station not the creators are responsible for these types of recaps. The only real recap for the show was episode 14.

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  • Emma
    (Saturday, Feb 28. 2015 01:44 AM)
    I did like how this series sort of tied into the Hannibal movie too by including Mason as a side villain even though his character felt borderline cartoonish.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Feb 28. 2015 01:40 AM)
    Bam, I remember you talking about Hannibal on here, I decided to catch up to it (I had previously only seen the first season, not usually one of crime thrillers and that held me back a bit on this but this really delivered in most ways, even the actor for Graham improved. Although this series deserves a better script.
  • AidanAK47
    (Friday, Feb 27. 2015 11:24 PM)
    Holy crap I got a Majora’s mask in my hands and it looks just like it does in the game and hot damn it’s awesome!
    …I need to hang this up on my wall.
  • Emma
    (Friday, Feb 27. 2015 11:14 PM)
    @Swa: I felt for completions and being a huge fan of macross in general’s sake I should do so, but after the first episode , the most I can say is this hasn’t aged well and if I continue its going to be at best a guilty pleasure.
  • swa
    (Friday, Feb 27. 2015 08:19 PM)
    Macross 7… poor you, I suppose you already watched it by now. Not my favorite Macross for sure.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 07:21 AM)
    All thats left now is macross 7.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 07:20 AM)
    However this one begged to go on for more than just five episodes, come on now and it had the franchises penchant for weak villains. It doesn’t get me as emotional as do you remember love does, the characters of Macross plus were more likeable. Still its a step above Macross II and I at least had fun with it on an action level.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 07:17 AM)
    Thats Macross zero completed then, it was great to see the background arc/plot for this franchise, the pace is tight and the action is arguably the most immersive, well done of the Macross universe along with Frontier.
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 04:33 AM)
    While Tatami Galaxy and Ping Pong were definitely sharp I felt that Kemonozume and Kaiba were more inventive.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Feb 24. 2015 04:30 AM)
    Aye,it was the visual style of the film being so different from the norm that drew me in. Still out of Yuaasa’s stuff I found myself more taken with tatami galaxy.

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