Rather Embarassing Confession: It took me until now to realize that Marins hair is a good deal longer in her Miko form.

Rather embarrassing Confession: It took me until now to realize that Marin’s hair is a good deal longer in her Miko form.

Urin has become the physical body of Sedna, who actually never had one of her own. She uses many sea creatures turned ‘minions’ against Marin and Kanon; however Marin’s power has increased and she is able to defeat them all with one spell. Yet even though she and Kanon managed to save Kojima from them, Sedna’s darkness invades his heart and he turns hateful towards Kanon. Kojima is not the only one, either; the darkness envelopes the entire island and soon everyone is turning selfish and blaming loved ones for their problems. Eventually Urin herself appears before them, having undergone a literal metamorphosis and now sporting giant butterfly wings. She wishes for Marin to join her, however Marin refuses and Urin, thinking she must get stronger still, leaves again. Matsumoto tells them that even though Urin is Marin’s sister, she will have to seal her away with Sedna’s darkness, and tells her and Kanon about the spell for sealing away Sedna that has been used through the past generations of Miko. However, Marin wants to do all she can to ensure that they can win Urin back before it has to come to that. Before they can do anything, more ‘minions’ attack…ones that are very familiar.

I couldnt get over how amazing Urin looks with these wings. This whole birth scene was pretty awesome.

I couldn’t get over how amazing Urin looks with these wings. This whole ‘birth’ scene was pretty awesome.

You gonna get raepd.

You gonna get creeped on.

You gonna get purified.

You gonna get purified.

Evil!Kojima actually had some degree of personality so one could say it was an improvement.

I honestly don’t blame her if she did, your voice is hilariously girly after all.

Ooshima actually managed to look cute.

Ooshima actually managed to look cute.

I think that this episode was much more nicely animated and visually pleasant than the last few…particularly the scenes with Urin. They’re both creepy and gorgeous, and I’m loving the way those wings look, and also the little touches such as how they move. Also on the ‘creepy but cool’ side of things is a part when a huge number of ‘minions’ rise up from the sea with glowing eyes. And none of them were incredibly lame-looking! (Well I might have spotted one of those mardi-gra babies but it was small on the screen and only visible for a second). So yes, it does seem that every single villain in this show is female…as a matter of fact just about any character that actually matters in this show is female. Which means that Sam has to make up for the lack of male characters by being as awesome as he can, which he has been doing pretty well, although he didnt do much in this episode….but he’ll be definitely doing something in the next, since he and Warin just got ‘infected’. (Which also would make him the first male villain in the show, if he counts). …of course there’s also Kojima, but…uh….yeah. He’s not exactly ‘making up for the lack of male characters’. Plus every time he opens his mouth I forget he’s a male character anyway.
There are some pretty emotional scenes in this episode; naturally, considering Matsumoto’s revelation that Marin will have to go against her own sister. Personally, I think they were done pretty well; and Marin’s tears were pretty believable to me, as were Kanon’s. With only two more episodes of this to go, I’m hoping for a satisfying finale. Not ‘grand’ or anything (although that would be good too), just not disappointing. I have my gripes with this show, but overall I’ve enjoyed the ride so far. There certainly are worse ways to spend 140 or so minutes.

I really do think Urins outfit is perfect for an evil character. Perhaps she had this planned from the start.

I really do think Urin’s outfit is perfect for an evil character. Perhaps she had this planned from the start.

Aah the wings! I love them!

Aah the wings! I love them!

Id almost forgotten what happy-Urin looked like.

I’d almost forgotten what happy-Urin looked like.

;-;

Nooo Kanon, don’t cry D:

Still wondering if this girl is going to play an important part later.

Still wondering if this girl is going to play an important part later.

Nooo Sam! You can not attack a Lady!

Nooo Sam! You can not attack a Lady!

Out of 5,
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