Posted by psgels on 11 June 2010 with categories: Sarai-ya Goyou



That was an excellent conclusion to the Matsu-kidnapped-arc. Masa did exactly what he needed to do in order to get the guy out, and there wasn’t some kind of last-minute thing that went wrong in order to cheaply increase tension here.

Instead, the final part of this series seems to centre around Yagi, who indeed turns out to be a government official. It’s not sure whether he uses Masa to get to Yaichi, but nevertheless he’s in between two parties who he cares a lot about. This episode very much showed that he has accepted five leaves as friends.

This episode also introduced the dreaded sister with a brother complex. Still, it’s a cliche here that’s handled well: she’s not outright in love with Masa here unlike MANY of her counterparts, and instead the creators portrayed her as a worrying sibling who hasn’t heard anything about her brother for a while. Finally there’s a show that understands that.

Three episodes left, the problem does remain that there still remains a large part of the manga unanimated. I really hope that the creators can create a satisfying ending with what they have. That’s the one disadvantage of this otherwise excellent series.
Rating: ** (Excellent)

4 Responses

  1. Avatar Tuuli says:

    Is it sure that there won’t more episodes of Sarai-ya Goyou in the future? They can always continue the story as an anime if the manga is strongly going on.

    –> Off to watch the episode.

  2. Avatar DmonHiro says:

    More episodes? Not going to happen. Not popular enough. Not my opinion, just facts.

  3. Avatar Tuuli says:

    That would be a pity. A good episode though. Seems like we will be seeing that guy from before who kidnapped Ichi when he was a child and see more of his past, and it’s nice to see how Masa’s sister came to see him. Seems like we will get to see more of Yagi too. I’m sure since it’s this series that the rest of the episodes will go subtly but I feel like there something going to be revealed and feels a lot is going to happen. Hmm…

    Can’t wait to see what happens next.

  4. Avatar n3wgrass says:

    that’s the one disadvantage FOR this series. Typo

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