Posted on 22 December 2007 with categories: Shugo Chara


Yup, just like expected. Even though it’s a bit early, the first Christmas-episode has arrived. Interestingly enough, it went very different from what I expected, though. The focus is way more on Utau and Ikuto than on Christmas itself, as the two of them get quite a bit of development. Both of them are still quite angsty, but they’re getting less and less annoying, and this episode worked out quite well.

The only bad part about this episode was the revelation that Utau turns out to be an idol. Of course, in such a series it was unavoidable to not have some kind of idol somewhere, where so many members of the cast are popular, cool and good-looking. I’m also not sure why being an idol can help her and her manager to find Embryo. Could Utau perhaps be the link to Embryo?

In any case, in the later parts of the episode, Ikuto distances himself from both Amu and Utau, when he collects a huge amount of X-eggs in front of the former and refuses to come to an appointment with the latter. One thing I do want to see is a good explanation of why he’s so incredibly angsty. What the heck has happened to the guy? Bad childhood? There really has to be some kind of episode in the future that shows how he and Utau grew up together.

2 Responses

  1. starry says:

    I couldn’t really understand the episode cos I dunno Jap, but to answer ur question of how being an idol can help them find the embryo, the anwser is that, they use the sings that Utau sin to transmitt negative messages which make the eggs come out, so that they can see whether any of them is the embryo.
    Well it’s something like that, sorry if you dun understand… the next epi will explain more.

  2. celestialruriko says:

    I don’t see why Utau can be a link to the Embryo because she seems to minor for that kind of character. And I don’t see the relationship.
    There is no need for an episode. Ikuto, Utau and Tadase’s childhood is shown in the manga (they grew up together).
    And I also don’t see why Utau’s “revelation to be an idol” is a bad part. I think it is just a significant part.

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