August 4th, 2012
Yes, yes. Monty Python jokes, etc.
I’m not sure I fully understand the mechanics of how these animal-people turn into… thingies… when defeated. However, I also feel that attempting to actually understand it will just lead to nowhere good for my mental state. Especially when they try to have a mid-episode cliffhanger of little rabbit creeping up on people while wielding meet cleavers… just after showing that their victims were merely ballified like usual. Plus these murderous fiends merely strip characters who have actual
powers names, which they don’t even have the good graces to actually show. And then when defeated, they turn into rabbits instead of rabbit balls… except when they already were in rabbit forms whereupon they just explode. That one’s actually not shown, so I can only assume that they were obliterated and returned to the Cosmic Owl.
Anyway, Nanami and gang went off hunting down evil rabbits and ran into Brioche’s brother along the way, although they really didn’t do much with him. Still beats concerts, I guess. The entire rest of the cast popping up out of literally nowhere in the last few seconds to save the day-that-really-didn’t-need-saving was kind of disappointing though. Still it’d be nice if they got back to their play wars or another princess kidnapping arc or something like that. Most of the first season’s problems came just with the resolution to its arcs, which were invariably awful. I guess just never getting started on them keeps everything vapidly consistent instead of pretending to be anything better than that, but… eh. Still remains better than the 3 actions shows preceeding it in the week.