Mekakucity Actors Episode 7 Notes – For The Slain, for Future Pain

(Note: Episodic notes are still mostly to be found on the Episodics Notes’ page, but up to a couple every week will have their write-up appear on the main page, when I think they warrant it. For those who don’t know, I take the notes as I watch the episode, and merely re-order them afterwards.)

So, last episode not only had been a solid first episode, it was a pretty good episode. I even cared for Ene’s emotional state at the end of it! Now we need to see how we got from episode 6 to episode 1, and Ene had left Haruka alone, Haruka who has health issues. This will likely be a sore point.

Another thing we need to see is how and why Ayano died exactly, because it feels as if that is the event everything revolves around.

I took 41 screenshots this episode. I’m not going to embed them all, so here is the album.

Thoughts and Notes:

1) Talking of Ourselves…

Mekakucity Actors Episode 7 anime notes - Tateyama Ayano doesn't appreciate herself

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Mekakucity Actors Episode 5 Notes – Tying The Plot-Fate Threads Together.

(Note: Episodic notes are still mostly to be found on the Episodics Notes’ page, but up to a couple every week will have their write-up appear on the main page, when I think they warrant it. For those who don’t know, I take the notes as I watch the episode, and merely re-order them afterwards.)

Somehow, the vignettes don’t stick with me, but the group episode (episode 3) was solid. What I wanted to watch now is late, so let’s give it a shot. Less/no notes? Let’s try.

Thoughts and Notes:

1) Don’t Forget, My Endless Hero, My Forever Friend:

Mekakucity Actors Episode 5 anime notes - Tateyama Ayano is waiting

1) First scene, we’re back at the clockwork tower. They meet, and meet again. Scarf-girl tells Shintaro he’s the only one who can see her, but didn’t she speak to Hibiya last episode? Is it perhaps Moorcock’s “The Hero with the Thousand Faces”, and there’s one “hero spirit” that reincarnates in various people? Perhaps she lies, or there are alternate realities? Or perhaps only he can see her outside of this place?
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