The third season of My Hero Academia really got into its stride this week with the villain attack on the U.A. training camp continuing and the students and teachers doing what they can to fight back in tricky circumstances. There were a couple of moments worth mentioning, but really this episode was all about the fight between Deku and the villain, Muscular.
With the test of bravery ongoing from last episode, the students and teachers remain split up at the start of the episode and it is only through Mandalay’s telepathy that all the groups realise that an attack is happening – first point of interest this week comes as Class B decide to stand up and fight to reach the high standards of Class A. Meanwhile, the second moment comes at Aizawa’s expense as the mysterious and lead villain Dabi deals him a serious blow as he leaves the classrooms to help the others. It’s here that we learn that the villains aren’t particularly after the pro-heroes suggesting that they are after the other group present: the students. I mean, if you’re villains you should be going after the strongest heroes right? Well what do I know, I guess…
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The long anticipated second season of Attack on Titan finished today with episode twelve with yet another significant reveal and no shortage of death and carnage for Eren and the Scouts. I’ll come to review this final episode and the season as a whole in the coming days, but now I want to talk about the announcement that sometime next year, we might, just might, get a season three.
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I’m slowly working my way through the second season of Code Geass. I watched the first season ages ago and although I enjoyed it, I didn’t feel any particular need to watch the follow up. The prospect of season three sometime this year, however has given me that little push to get going with this season – which according to most, is brilliant.
Episode 5 sees the return of Suzaku, now a knight of the round and direct subject of the Emperor of Britannia. His arrival was seemingly prompted by Zero saving the Black Knights from execution in the previous episode. I was surprised all round with this episode: it seemed quite out of character for Lelouch as well as the show as a whole.
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