Posted by psgels on 13 November 2012 with categories: Uchuu Kyoudai

Yes! Finally after such a long wait, we get to look into the mind of Azuma, and boy was it worth the wait. This was a wonderful episode, and I love how Azuma turned out to be completely different from expected, even taking into consideration that the creators were hinting a lot that there’s more to this guy than just the exterior he shows.

What really did it for me was that the creators portrayed him as a real character, just like a lot of other characters in this series. His love for his family was SO down to earth, and they really succeeded in showing how important they are to him without any sort of cheese. His disgust for the media also is very believable, and it does put the interview they showed a number of episodes ago in a very different light.

Meanwhile, the details around Hibito’s mission continue. I loved his media attention, how he described various details about space flight (the watch was a very nice touch, considering how time has been such a challenge for Mutta and the others in the second exam arc). They are really making him out to be some kind of supernatural hero, which I guess is pretty normal considering how today, Neil Armstrong and the other astronauts are regarded. Speaking of heroes: Brian Jay is also more and more turning into one. When we first saw his death, he was just a random astronaut, but as the show goes on, it just becomes clearer and clearer what an important guy this was.
Rating: 6/8 (Awesome)

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  1. OperaTe says:

    I started reading the manga, and the scanlation is just a little bit ahead of the anime. Highly recommended.

    I was worried that reading stuff that’s not been animated yet would kind of make me less enthusiastic about the anime, but instead the latest chapter just made me think “Holy shit, this was phenomenal. I can’t wait to see this animated.”

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  • reaLjustified
    (Tuesday, Sep 1. 2015 12:48 AM)
    Is anyone still reading Trace? It lost me after Trace 1.5
  • reaLjustified
    (Tuesday, Sep 1. 2015 12:47 AM)
    @;( Most of the characters in What Does the Fox Say are kuuderes…it’s kind of dry in that sense because they lack emotion.
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Tuesday, Sep 1. 2015 12:03 AM)
    And of course last house on the left =)
    I’m just about to finish red eye, which is also by him, Cillian Murphy is wonderfully creepy in this and its kind of tense in parts. Good hostage movie.
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Tuesday, Sep 1. 2015 12:00 AM)
    Another celebrity/famous person gone now, Wes Craven has died, I enjoyed obviously his nightmare on elm street film and also hills have eyes, people under the stares, scream and serpent of the rainbow, bless him for making my childhood complete =P
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Monday, Aug 31. 2015 11:57 PM)
    @:(: This is what the fox says (lame joke) but couldn’t resist posting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vmn9asN-8AE
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Monday, Aug 31. 2015 11:56 PM)
    @Bam: I liked that he is bringing the Kushan back into the plot and also the focus on Rickert.
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Monday, Aug 31. 2015 11:55 PM)
    @Bam: New word horray!
    @ ;(: May as well start that fox manwha now then as theres only 2 chapters scanned, not much to catch up on.
  • ;(
    (Monday, Aug 31. 2015 11:30 PM)
    Is there really a manwha called What Does The Fox Say???
  • Bam
    (Monday, Aug 31. 2015 10:57 PM)
    @Kaiser: good old Apophenia.
  • Kaiser Eoghan
    (Monday, Aug 31. 2015 09:46 PM)
    I think sometimes what I write is perceived as meaning something different in others heads. When for me it was a times just some boring old topic I wrote about. In this case I was writing about being sad about looking older/less effeminate but the reader thought it was some kind of tragedy story about something else I was writing.

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