Posted by psgels on 21 December 2007 with categories: Shugo Chara


Yup, just like expected: a winter-resort-episode. I’ll eat my hat if next episode doesn’t turn out to be the Christmas-episode.

Still, this was definitely the best episode of Shugo Chara yet. It was hilarious, had lots of Chara-Changes, the characters had a lot of fun with each other and yet it provided a lot of development on the relationship between Hotori and Amu. There were no Batsu-Charas and neither of Ikuto, Utau or any of the other bad-guys showed up. This really was an episode for the characters, and it worked perfectly.

I’m glad that I can finally be completely positive again about this series. The previous episodes were nice, but they had enough dull moments; they all could have been more. Finally, this episode delivers, and as an extra bonus it seems that the animation-quality has gone way up.

And the irony: Hotori is in love not with Amu, but with Amu’s Ran-transformation. That scene seriously rocked. :)

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  1. starry says:

    yeah. ironic isn’t it. I wonder how it will owrk out…

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  • Emma
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 11:00 PM)
    The point I’m getting at that, the intellect of an army can potentially whatever the military might that army personally has could potentially defeat a greater force.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 11:00 PM)
    It is noteworthy that after Cortés got to Tenochtitlan and saw the gold the fate of the Aztec empire (and to a whole the American natives) was sealed, since now they will never stop. Cortés famously burned his own ships to force his men to move forward; and forward they moved.
  • ninjarealist
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 11:00 PM)
    @Emma Yup. That’s asymmetrical warfare for you. It’s always been the bane of well-equipped professional armies.
  • ninjarealist
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 10:58 PM)
    @Bam I agree that when European Powers chose to go for broke it didn’t usually end well for indigenous peoples who were in their warpath. However, I think the difference in ecology was a big factor in making it very difficult for Europeans to mount those sorts of campaigns in Africa until late into the 1800’s, by which point the Americas had already been completely devastated by Colonialism.
  • Emma
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 10:57 PM)
    “The Americans went harder because they saw black gold in the middle east” =P
  • Bam
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 10:56 PM)
    @Emma: The Vietnamese also had guns, the technological state wasn’t as lop-sided as stone daggers going up against canons.
  • Emma
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 10:56 PM)
    And on the topic of colonialism and oppression I’d be of the opinion that the French attempts to interfere with Algiers was fairly hypocritical not to call that fascism.
  • Emma
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 10:53 PM)
    For me I see it as coming down to superior tactics moreso than anything else.
  • Emma
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 10:52 PM)
    Need I state how America was overwhelmed by Vietnam back during the Vietnam war despite being”the American military being strongest military the world has ever know.ltd”
  • Bam
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 10:50 PM)
    They places that mattered they still control in some form, and they will till the blood diamonds run out. You know what makes the world go around, right? That’s what most wars and conflicts really come down to.

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