Posted by psgels on 12 March 2008 with categories: Suteki Tantei Labyrinth


Well, this was not the most exciting episode, but that’s because it was just an intermezzo: an aftermath of the previous episode and an introduction to the finale of this series. I’m really curious as to how the director plans to end this series. Based on his previous works that I’ve seen, it can go really anywhere. Orphen’s end was actually quite good, and the same goes for The Law of Ueki (even though the pre-ending episodes were rather disappointing there). In the meantime, Star Ocean Ex’s finale was one horrible trainwreck and the way Shining Tears X Wind ended was just plain bad.

Especially with a series like this one. If he’s crazy enough to include “the star-wars plot-twist”, then who knows what he’ll have in store for the final three episodes? The only thing that I can say with any hint of certainty is that it’ll be over-the-top, but it would be a bit anticlimactic for Mayuki to just bust up his father and then end with it.

Thankfully, there are still three episodes left, so it’s perfectly possible to get a satisfying ending down, but if you want to put down a good ending, you really have to try, and there have been enough cases where the ending made or broke a series for me. After all, it’s the ending that decides whether or not a series will leave a bad taste behind. Ah well, at least the director made sure to answer all of the questions he asked, so that’s already one point in the right direction. Now all that’s left is to finish it!

On a side-note: I’m curious: am I really the only one who still watches this series, or is there some soul out there who follows this one as well?

7 Responses

  1. Jenga says:

    Haha, rest assured you’re not the only one watching this series. In terms of plot what happened in episode 23 then?

  2. totoum says:

    well,if ever fansubs do come out i’ll watch it,the fansubber says he’ll “try to finish this little by little.” so i’m hoping for something like one release per month.

  3. psgels psgels says:

    Jenga: well, basically Mayuki was angsting over Seijuu being his father, got his thoughts together and stopped angsting. Seiran meanwhile became Chien’s doll in order to get more power in order to defeat Seijuu.

    I’m glad that I”m not the only one who stuck with this series, by the way. ^^;

  4. Solaris says:

    as long as subs are stuck at episode 6, yes, you’ll be the only lucky boys watching this ^^”

  5. meows says:

    I try to follow it, but without subtitles it’s somewhat _complicated_ hehe. So I rely mostly on you blogging the series. so much much thanks and love to you for doing so!! ^___^

  6. Priest says:

    Lolol no you’re not the only one following itXD Though I understand why you feel that way sometimes.

    I’ve actually watched til episode 15 with chinese subs, and I saw episode 23 on nico, and couldn’t resist (cuz torrents take ages to download the raw episodes) and I was really shocked with the whole revelationXDDDD

    LOL @ Star Wars reference, I totally felt that too.

  7. jAc!E says:

    I thought the series is like Detective Conan…
    But when they put some actions on it, then I feel I should watch this anime…

    Yeh… I like fightings…

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