Posted by psgels on 1 September 2010 with categories: Rainbow



With the arcs around Mario, Joe and Cabbage, their story was all about trying to make their dream come true, or finding their place in adult society: they all had their goals and worked towards making them come true. The big difference with Baremoto’s arc s that his goal was impossible to begin with. His personal growth was all based on a big mistake, rather than a struggle to get rid of his own past.

Baremoto probably is the character who developed the most throughout the series, having the most amounts of flaws of the entire cast that he had to deal with. And this episode really was a great conclusion for him, in which his thoughts of being able to buy women with money is completely trashed. This episode again was very dramatic, like with Joe and Mario’s arc, but this time all of the drama was centred around Baremoto, realizing what an idiot he had been, and coming to the decisions to make up for the things he did wrong. I liked that a lot.

Also, the next episode will be the Suppon-arc, excellent to hear that. With four episodes left, the arc after that will probably the conclusion and I’m really curious to how the creators are planning to end it. Really, could we get a small arc for Heitai to close off this series? That really would make the entire series complete.
Rating: ** (Excellent)

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  1. Suzuku says:

    Whoever said this was only 2-cour? To my knowledge it still hasn’t been confirmed how many episodes this will have.

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  • k-off
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 11:07 AM)
    @Bam I’ve finished the entire series m8.
  • k-off
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 11:05 AM)
    @Bam Well that’s a bit of an easy nitpick because he hardly comments about the various scientific disciplines at all.
  • Bam
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 11:04 AM)
    @K-off: speaking of which, have you gotten to The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot yet?
  • Bam
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 11:01 AM)
    @K-off: true but among the scientific disciplines that’s one that I remember him putting down the most. It is so prominent that it has crossed over to pretty much all the adaptations that I’ve seen.
  • k-off
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 10:59 AM)
    @Bam He had a disdain for many things, really.
  • k-off
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 10:57 AM)
    @Bam Holmes speaks of taking in meaningful information. Same way how I can’t be bothered to memorize anthropological terms because then I’d be neglecting my own field. That’s what Holmes is saying (or Conan Doyle is saying)
  • Bam
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 10:57 AM)
    @K-off: and his disdain for astronomy was primarily a character trait used mostly for comic relief, but also to show that he is particular with what he deems important.
  • Bam
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 10:55 AM)
    @K-off: an organisational development, it is very unlikely for us to forget things that we have learned as in understood, not memorized.
  • k-off
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 10:55 AM)
    @Bam To be fair to Holmes, he lived in the days when flight was in development, and space was something they couldn’t even touch.
  • Bam
    (Sunday, Nov 23. 2014 10:54 AM)
    @K-off: That’s the beauty of the bootstrap: if we assume a 5th dimensional perspective we might be able to rectify the paradox.

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