Luke is such a “happy yarooo~”
I think I am beginning to see what’s so appealing about Natalia’s character and should seriously be pleased by it…if only this isn’t such a reminder for me that Tear needs to do something. As sad as it is to admit, she hasn’t done much since the first episode nor has her character “shone” as much as I would have hoped. If this contiunes, it almost looks like if she has been demoted to being a supporting character who is just aimlessly tagging along with the group. So with the introduction of Natalia (a potential rival perhaps?) I hope it will kick start Tear to do at least something other than just ‘being there’.
Thoughts: Though I must say, the overall story for the series is progressing pretty damn well as far as I can see. Shame that I don’t know the game otherwise I would have been able to compare with what has missed out or changed, but based solely on the anime I would say that the pacing they have now is pretty stop on. This episode was rather dialogue heavy but I guess this is fine if they show some ass kicking scene later on in the series.
The main mystery with this series is Luke himself and how things seem to revolve around him. Is this due to the score? “dun dun DUNNNNN!” or is there another motive behind everything. Well the most obvious answer would be the latter but you never know just how deep things will get. For now though, the events that has happened in this episode definitely can’t be taken at face value.
The main suspect for me has to be Van. Luke’s teacher, his mentor, his guardian, father figure…and now someone who he wants to connect with by going over to the
dark light side. I hope I’m not the only one getting ‘strange’ vibes between him and Van even if people are mostly drooling over Luke x Guy and their innuendos (just the other day I’ve learnt that it could also be called “in your endo” *rolleyes*).
Anyway, Van is everything to Luke EXCEPT a bad guy. That to me screams out like a sore thumb. The way how Van is treating Luke like someone he must care for is rather unnatural and you just can’t but help that there is a hidden motive behind it. Oh what irony would it be that if HE is the one trying to start the war and is using Luke as a future weapon (after he has fully seduced him first of course).
So assuming that he is an evil yaro then this is all beginning to make sense. The boat scene where he tries to teach Luke how to control himself after another hyperresonance is highly suspicious too. What a coincidence that he was there at the right place at the right time. I am thinking that he may have been controlling Luke in some way or other to get him to hyperresonance. Though because Luke and Van make such a great pair, I don’t think I would mind if he falls for his trap or whatever (Luke…*rolleyes*).
As for the rest of the episode, Dist showed up and provided some entertainment. I am surprised to hear that he used to be friends with Jade but then again, they are both scientists in their own right. But Dist really isn’t the smart one, is he…he may be knowledgeable but when it comes to being sly, Jade has him beat and possible the whole world beat 😄
The fight was quick but still enjoyable. Van showing off some power there when he managed to destroy the hunk of metal with one blast…I think he would make a fine boss character if it is going that way (and Tear would get her revenge!).
Natalia like I said earlier is a welcomed addition to the party. She has overheard the love talk between Luke and Van so this has gotten all that much more interesting. If she uses that type of information to blackmail Luke, that is practically a free “more screen time” ticket. I laughed when she opposed Guy, causing him to flee like his butt was on fire. Tear on the other hand is still rather static…and bland…she apologises way to much for stuff that isn’t her fault and that is kind of annoying and I thought she was the tsundere type. However! I am still fanboy for her and will continue to be.
Screen caps and “wise guy” comments:
Whatever is on that disk…is scary, but I wonder why he says that
History lesson again
It’s Dist! and his ‘fabulous’ introduction…
…is completely ruined 😄
+ 1 for Jade
That is one funky and impractical looking robot
Or lightning provided you have enough to nuke it to hell, wow Van O.O
Luke wants to try too
You know what, from this angle it looks like Van is…*gagged*
Notice the emphasis of the word “us”
*Sigh* He spends one night with Van and now he tries to act all mature
At least here comes a ray of sunlight
HAHA Gay, I mean Guy 😄
She should have said mother, but aunt is close enough
The guy is definitely evil…definitely
Why that sounds just like…Asch
That sounds like a plan…
Yes Luke, go jump into his bulging chest ^^
Natalia is going to have fun finding out that her husband is G-A-Y…