Posted on 23 November 2009 with categories: Konnichiwa Anne



Okay, so this was a mixed bag. It would have been a great episode actually, but some of the faces in this episode were drawn really weird. When Anne got back to Tessa, the look on their faces was just rushed and overly cheesy. That ruined what could have been a powerful moment.

Nevertheless though, apart from that I liked this episode a lot. The fire arc was solved very neatly, and enough time was given for both Anne and Tessa to sort out their thoughts and make them willing to talk. This episode did a great job in developing the two of them. It’s especially great to see that Anne is finally recovering from the shock she received from the death of Mr. Hammond and all of its implications. Especially the part in which she ran away on her own (Tessa eventually became too scared to go along with her).

I fear however for the next episodes. There are five episodes left. My prediction is that the next episode will focus on Amy Thompson (aka the headmistress). After that we’ll probably get two episodes focused on the evil classmates, while the final two episodes will wrap up the story and send Anne off to the Cuthberts.

I have great expectations for the final two episodes, but the other three are going to be the problems: they’re exactly the type of episodes that this show just ISN’T GOOD AT. The headmistress episode reminds me of the midwife episode: she started off so promising, but when she got her own episode her development was just cheesy. The same goes for the evil classmates: I really like how thus far, the only reason why they’re bullying Anne is because it was Anne who started fighting with them. However, who knows what kind of cheese they’re going to fall into as soon as they’re going to get developed?
Rating: * (Good)

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  1. Sapphire says:

    I. Want. It. Subbed.

    ;_;

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  • K-Off
    (Friday, Aug 29. 2014 03:24 AM)
    @Bam Yes, which is why I bring up Socioeconomics. By the end of January 2008, the BEA announced that GDP growth was a paltry .6% for the fourth quarter of 2007. The Dow shrugged off the news, and hovered between 12,000-13,000 until March. The Federal Reserve intervened to save Bear Stearns, the first casualty of the subprime mortgage crisis. The Dow dropped to an intra-day low of 11,650.44, but seemed to recover.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Aug 29. 2014 03:21 AM)
    That whole thing was well-orchestrated scam, nit by the Illuminati or such nonsense, but quite visibly by the head of some banks that are in bed with the senators which pleaded their case.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Aug 29. 2014 03:20 AM)
    @K-off: Well in that specific case is was not that the data didn’t reflect the danger more than it was completely ignored. Your knowledge in this area indicates that you are aware of an entity known as The Federal Reserve which made a no-loss gamble with the subprime mortgage seen and it paid off by then receiving bail-outs (as well as coercing the US Mint to print more unaccounted currency).
  • K-Off
    (Friday, Aug 29. 2014 03:16 AM)
    Case in point: the 2008 market collapse. The Dow opened the year at 12,459.54. It rose steadily through most of the year, despite concerns about a slowdown in the over-heated housing market. In fact, there had been warning signals as early as 2006 that the housing market was starting to falter thanks to subprime mortgages. However, government officials didn’t think the housing slowdown would affect the rest of the economy.
  • K-Off
    (Friday, Aug 29. 2014 03:12 AM)
    I speak from a socioeconomic point of view.
  • K-Off
    (Friday, Aug 29. 2014 03:11 AM)
    There is merit, but it is not a problem solving tool. It often does nothing but hinder social and economic progress, as data is all too easy to manipulate.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Aug 29. 2014 03:04 AM)
    *to prove lol
  • Bam
    (Friday, Aug 29. 2014 03:04 AM)
    Believe me I’m not that grammatically undereducated, although the Kindle is trying its best prove otherwise.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Aug 29. 2014 03:03 AM)
    *his
  • Bam
    (Friday, Aug 29. 2014 03:02 AM)
    Yeah he’s ego might be misplaced but thankfully the lecture was devoid of economical analysis and was mostly about machine learning.

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