I’ll be keeping this post short because I have very little I want to say about this week’s Freezing Vibration episode and I don’t want to lower the already shockingly bad quality of my posts by ranting on about something that doesn’t even matter.
Well then, shall we start by pointing out that everything’s still so damn predictable? Almost all the Pandoras found out about the experiments and some of them agreed to help the E-Pandoras in their attempt to escape the facility. It was no surprise to see Satellizer and a grossly depowered Kazuya on the frontlines.
The predictability, unlike my interesting in this show, keeps growing and one can almost see the ending. They are probably going to wait another episode or two before revealing yet a few more little secrets that involve either that professor and/or that Pandora, who’s probably related to Kazuya somehow. Choosing this over Noukome or Gingitsune may have been a mistake after all.Read More
Is it safe to me to say that I was pretty much right about everything during my last Yowamushi Pedal post? This part was so obvious that it was almost funny. It’s almost as though they actually “stole” the ending from Over Drive.
So I was right, Sakamichi managed to peddle his skinny ass up that mountain and actually reached the top before Shunsuke. It may not have been a real race, but to think that I was completely right about pretty much everything… You will just have to believe me when I tell you that I haven’t read the manga at all. It’s just that I noticed a lot of similarities between these past few episode and the ending in Over Drive. Both were delightful to watch and I really enjoyed this week’s episode, although I still believe that they need to cut back on worshipping one particular character.
Who is Shunsuke anyway? That character strikes me as a textbook control freak. He always seems so obsessed with winning that nothing else really matters. He almost sacrificed his victory in order to race Sakamichi for the mountain title. I understand that all of those characters want to win, but Shunsuke really seems obsessed.
It didn’t really surprise me that Shunsuke defeated Shoukichi. He really had a hard time climbing that mountain, so I wouldn’t be surprised if he used up a lot of energy to overcome that obstacle. I’m guessing next week’s episode is going to be all about training. I’m actually looking forward to seeing what they’re going to do.Read More
I fail to understand this episode. Honestly… What was the point? I don’t think it showed anything of importance that we didn’t already know. Last week’s episode pretty much ended where I stopped reading the manga, because I knew back then that a third season was only a matter of time.
I’m happy that we got to see Alexander again. He was a very tough opponent for Ippo to beat and he can teach Ippo a lot of new thing about himself in order to prepare him for his next match. Alexander, after being taken care of by the Makunouchi family, would probably be more than happy to do as much as he possibly can to help him. That being said, why did they cover the one thing that Ippo already knew about himself? I fail to see why they would take things to such extreme levels when Ippo already realized that his Dempsey Roll needs improving.
The sight of Ippo being knocked out by Alexander’s Dempsey Roll counter was pretty devastating. Yes, it gave Ippo what he needed to realize the Dempsey Roll’s flaw, the fact that its movement is easy to predict and counter, but that was something we all already knew, just like the fact that those punches come from blind spots.
It was a very strange episode. I can only hope that the next one will be better, especially since they are really building up to a perfected Dempsey Roll. Ippo realized what was wrong and is not going to work on improving it. I would be lying if I said that I’m not interested in what he comes up with. I definitely want to know.Read More
I did it! I finally found a simple word to describe this entire season without overcomplicating it. After having thought about it I arrived at a word that I use all too often. This season is predictable. It’s mediocre at best and those scenes with Satellizer’s brother were the only interesting ones worth remembering (until she stupidly enough saved his life).
Anyway, thing are finally coming to an end from the way things are going. We know that things are about to go south after all the E-Pandora are revolting. They are sick and tired of being used as lab rats and don’t want to end up as Nova’s. Why it came to the point that they actually took the crap that would either kill them or turn them into Nova’s I don’t understand, but it shows how determined they are. They would rather die or become monsters than to have to live as lab rats to power hungry organisations. Very inspirational indeed!
It all comes down to a fight between Pandoras and the E-Pandoras. Which will win? I don’t know. But the E-Pandoras are not alone anymore. They have friends that will surely fight by their side (until they actually turn into Nova’s and lose control of themselves). Only time will tell at this point, but since everything has been so predictable lately…
I’ll end this post with a final prediction. Keep in mind that I have not read the manga whatsoever. Kazuya stands in the middle of this, I know that for sure. His and Satellizer are going to do something to stop that man, whose probably also related to Kazuya somehow. I have been reading up on all sorts of rumours, but I think that man wants to resurrect that Pandora. It’s that Pandora that’s probably a relative of Kazuya, seeing has they both have ‘similar’ features. That’s probably what links that old man to Kazuya.Read More
This episode confirmed my theory. I am definitely right about what’s to come. Story-wise it’s going exactly like Over Drive. I’m not sure that’s a good thing, because Over Drive ended pretty abruptly and never got another season (or any other content for that matter).
So Sakamichi finally caught up with Shoukichi and Shunsuke. Everyone was speechless and spent a few minutes admiring Sakamichi’s undying spirit. Yes, yes… He’s amazing. If there was such a thing as god than he would be ‘it’. Still, even I have to admit that I really like that character. He’s a nerd, like me, and, unlike me, smiles all the time.
I’m no longer going to b*tch about how all the characters continue to admire Sakamichi. This is something that I accepted a few weeks ago. There’s going to be a lot more of that. I just want them to focus on the facts. I find it very interesting and very educative. It’s why I decided to write about Yowamushi Pedal in the first place.
So Sakamichi is back in the race, huh? He’s actually keeping up with Shunsuke’s ridiculous pace, huh? He even passed Shoukichi, a sprinter whose abilities are limited when going uphill, huh? Well, that’s fine. He’s still going to lose the race in the end. He’ll have to ride with his seniors in that van soon enough. Mind you, I’m still absolutely positive that he’s going to win the “king of the mountain” checkpoint. They have been talking about how Sakamichi is doing impossible things, about how he seems to move forward when he shouldn’t even be able to. There’s no doubt in my mind that he’s going to win this thing next week.Read More