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)

2 Responses

  1. ZACK says:

    YOU MEAN 1 EPISODE,RIGHT?

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  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Sep 2. 2014 08:10 AM)
    @Bam: I see dreams as things I’d like to have more of good or bad as they are an inspiration, they are like adventures more interesting than the world outside them.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Sep 2. 2014 08:08 AM)
    @Bam: The most common/recurring dream I had was about a woman dressed in funeral veils and masks who could drown people by submerging whole rooms/corridors, she’d generally wait in my hall and show a different face each time. In others she’d get close to my bedroom door or right next to my bed.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Sep 2. 2014 08:05 AM)
    In general I’ve seen dreams as the thoughts/things which made such a strong impact on us we can’t get them out of our heads and so they follow us to sleep.
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Sep 2. 2014 08:04 AM)
    *you know what I was trying to say. fucking Kindle! Lol
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Sep 2. 2014 08:02 AM)
    Now I fall somewhere between the first two disciplines but I have to admit that I had prophetic dreams that defied explanations upon turning into reality (with intense accuracy and familiarity at that). Now tho brings us to Deja Vüs that just by is just by itself a polarizing subject.
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Sep 2. 2014 07:58 AM)
    *the field
  • Bam
    (Tuesday, Sep 2. 2014 07:58 AM)
    @Emma: you guessed it: I am quite interested in the field of dreams, hallucinations, out-of-body experiences and visions. Th fuel of dream interpretation is usually divided to three camps:
    -dreams are symbolic representations of the sum of our experiences.
    -dreams are the result of our brain reorganization and department.
    -dreams are Windows into another state of consciousness.
  • Emma
    (Tuesday, Sep 2. 2014 07:52 AM)
    @Vincent: A fair share of some of the things I’ve written have dreams worked into them I’d wager. I have felt things in dreams though, shock, discomfort. I’ve died in dreams before and can remember having a weird physical feeling about it outside the dreams.
  • Vincent
    (Tuesday, Sep 2. 2014 07:38 AM)
    @Emma Well, I’m an engineer who dabbles in the other sciences, so I don’t know too much. I’m limited to my university courses (though still extensive). I used to have a dream journal when I was 12, but it lasted for a week.
  • ԅ(≖‿≖ԅ)
    (Tuesday, Sep 2. 2014 07:20 AM)
    Also, I’d like to say that though this site doesn’t actively encourage a community in any way, it’s surprising that you guys stick around.

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