Kannagi, episode 8

by RP on November 25, 2008 · 1 comment

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So Daitetsu and his runaway train imagination was in full force for this episode, both figuratively and literally. I’m glad they picked up the thread that I wrote about before, mainly, why wasn’t anyone commenting on Jin apparently being attracted to his sister. Daitetsu’s imagination when he seemed to catch on was hilarious, and took a turn for the better when he overheard Nagi talking to Jin about not spilling the beans. Nagi is apparently pretty Zero Louise-esque in Diatetsu’s mind.

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Things take a turn for the serious when Nagi fully freaks out Daitetsu, causing him to race to the shrine to repent for stealing the Holy Tree. Perhaps Nagi really does have a dual personality.

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But this being a lighthearted show doesn’t hang on the drama too long, instead opting to go into Diatetsu’s obsession with finding out what was going on with hilarious results.

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Of course, this wouldn’t be Kannagi without some random bits of violence and humor, like the random blue dude and green haired fairy running out of the bathroom. I know there’s a reference to something in there.

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The characters are all so likable, even when the reaction are predictable, I still find them funny. And that’s really what I like about the show. I care less about how the whole Nagi/Goddess angle actually pans out, because I so thoroughly enjoy the ride along the way.

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