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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  • ratsgnoF
    (Wednesday, Jul 1. 2015 04:54 PM)
    Speculating is very hard with the current state of things
  • ratsgnoF
    (Wednesday, Jul 1. 2015 04:53 PM)
    I’m looking forward to how it’ll unravel.
  • AidanAK47
    (Wednesday, Jul 1. 2015 03:21 PM)
    @Bam, I was thinking of 8/10 too. The extra 0.5 is out of bias.
  • Raggers
    (Wednesday, Jul 1. 2015 11:52 AM)
    @ratsgnoF: just look at Yukinon. She has major problems to get over before she can consider a relationship with anyone. In the end Haruno was right: she relies on Hachiman too heavily and it isn’t good. If anything they need space to let her disentangle her emotions and find solid ground to her life.
  • Bam
    (Wednesday, Jul 1. 2015 10:42 AM)
    Now time to watch Fate/Zero and see what the fuss was all about.
  • Bam
    (Wednesday, Jul 1. 2015 10:41 AM)
    I think that’s a great and fair review of UBW. I would’ve gave it 8/10, but hey, close nuff’.
  • ratsgnoF
    (Wednesday, Jul 1. 2015 03:48 AM)
    How would that be toxic?
  • Raggers
    (Wednesday, Jul 1. 2015 02:31 AM)
    From a critical perspective it was rock solid. Directing, writing, soundtrack – all were excellent. A great cliffhanger for this arc of the teenage condition.
  • Raggers
    (Wednesday, Jul 1. 2015 02:27 AM)
    ratsgnoF: thanks, may skim through those later.
    Personal reaction to the finale: welp. Things are a complete mess, Yukino x 8man would be a toxic relationship and Yui x 8man would be far healthier, potentially even good.
  • ratsgnoF
    (Wednesday, Jul 1. 2015 01:43 AM)

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