Posted on 10 March 2013 with categories: AKB0048

I’ve often noticed that series can get a bit boring when they tend to get more epic. I think that that’s what happened to me for AKB0048. The biggest reason is that it started off so original and different, but there are only so many ways in which you can deliver an epic action scene. Also, these two episodes did not have what originally made me like AKB0048 so much: the way in which it had such a critical eye for the idol business. I originally thought that this would not matter, but its absence does show in these two episodes..

I did like how the focus on this episode went to the center novas, and what happened to them, especially the photographer who went over to the dark side in order to attempt to get the best friend back, not to mention the way in which the Yuuko just blew up with her performance. That’s the kind of change that I did appreciate. The character development for the good guys in this episode was good.

DES though… are pretty lame villains. They are the kind of villains who are willing to destroy entire cities for the sake of progression. On its own not really bad, but we’ve seen these villains so many times before. They’re not fleshed out in the slightest. There’s nothing that makes them stand out, there’s no depth to them. That’s not really the best group of antagonists to feel sorry for.
Rating: 4,5/8 (Good)

3 Responses

  1. Ktullu says:

    All the flaws you point out are pretty real, but I for one am willing to let nearly everything slide with this show, somehow is gets me all warm and fuzzy inside regardless of whether it makes sense or not ^^ And I have to point out that there was a lot of music in the Yuuko episode, even by AKB standards (which is great for people that like it).

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  3. mnscoaiy00understudies says:

    sorry for my previous rash review. seems like you had kept up after all, if not for the recent ep: Zekyuu paridise (Screaming Paradise.) Your reviews are good- I’ll stay tuned to see ur next review.

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