Posted on 18 September 2009 with categories: Basquash!



Well, as if the plot of this thing couldn’t get any more ridiculous: this episode proves that it can. I have no bloody clue what the creators were actually smoking when they came up with these things. But yeah, I guess it works. I haven’t enjoyed Basquash this much ever since the first eight episodes.

The magic in this show… the gods want Basquash in order to prevent the moon from colliding into the earth, this can be done by creating an effect ball with a godly power into a certain place. The Basquash power is then guided by a huge cable to the earth and this is used to stop the gods. You know, some of these things were already present at the beginning, but I had no idea that they were so integral to the main plot. I just thought that they were some cinematic exaggerations to make Dan look cool…

But yeah, as much as this series disappointed me, it still remains bloody original. Today, it’s very hard to come by ideas that absolutely nobody has thought of, and I guess that you really need someone with the screwed up mind of Shoji Kawamori to think of a bunch of mechas that play basketball as a means to worship a bunch of gods who created the world by playing the same game. the new director… there’s no denial that this guy does not care at all whether or not he makes sense, but he nicely handled the conclusion for this series.

For some reason, Basquash wants to have 26 episodes no matter what, so that means that there are two episodes left. Who knows? Perhaps the creators might actually be able to pull a surprising conclusion.
Rating: * (Good)

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  1. ZACK says:

    YOU MEAN 1 EPISODE,RIGHT?

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  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 06:41 AM)
    @Friend Just turning your argument back around on you :3
  • WyattX
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 06:40 AM)
    @Friend Nope, I’d be lying if I said it’s always gone through with. This season, it looks like I’ll follow through. I still have to watch Silver Spoon and Shingeki no Kyojin.
  • Friend
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 06:38 AM)
    @Wyatt So you literally don’t watch an anime until the hype has died down? Pretty hardcore.
  • Friend
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 06:38 AM)
    @ninja For a frugal person like me, I’m perfectly fine, since I don’t spend what I don’t have or use for backup. I do see the very rich people around everyday though.
  • WyattX
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 06:36 AM)
    @Friend Meh, Aldnoah, Zankyou, Sailor Moon, not really priority. I hate to get caught up in the hype, yeah? I prefer after, untainted critique.
  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 06:35 AM)
    @Emma TBH I liked the second half even more than the first.
  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 06:35 AM)
    @Friend But I’m saying that a big part of the cost of living has to do with the location and the logistics of shipping things to and from there.
  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 06:34 AM)
    @WyattX Wait what? I thought we were talking about comedies. In what sick, twisted, world is Gantz considered a comedy?
  • Friend
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 06:34 AM)
    @ninja But we do have an excellent public order we help maintain with said costs. :P
  • Friend
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 06:32 AM)
    @Wyatt What’s your opinion on the latest season? You seem to never talk about recent shows.

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