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Sousei no Aquarion – 18

OP2 Sequence:

Sousei no Aquarion   18   01 Sousei no Aquarion   18   02 Sousei no Aquarion   18   03
Sousei no Aquarion   18   04 Sousei no Aquarion   18   05 Sousei no Aquarion   18   06
Sousei no Aquarion   18   07 Sousei no Aquarion   18   08 Sousei no Aquarion   18   09
Sousei no Aquarion   18   10 Sousei no Aquarion   18   14 Sousei no Aquarion   18   15
Sousei no Aquarion   18   16 Sousei no Aquarion   18   17 Sousei no Aquarion   18   18
Sousei no Aquarion   18   19 Sousei no Aquarion   18   20 Sousei no Aquarion   18   21
Sousei no Aquarion   18   22 Sousei no Aquarion   18   23 Sousei no Aquarion   18   24
Sousei no Aquarion   18   25 Sousei no Aquarion   18   26 Sousei no Aquarion   18   27

OP2: Go Tight! by AKINO
I really like this song. It’s very fast paced, as is the new OP sequence which shows mostly clips from previous episodes, but does it in a style which overlays the clips with other images. It’s done rather well, so I’m pretty pleased with the new OP, though I wish we had gotten this back in episode 14 (but that’s just a minor gripe).

Sousei no Aquarion   18   28 Sousei no Aquarion   18   29 Sousei no Aquarion   18   30
Sousei no Aquarion   18   31 Sousei no Aquarion   18   32 Sousei no Aquarion   18   33
Sousei no Aquarion   18   34 Sousei no Aquarion   18   35 Sousei no Aquarion   18   36
Sousei no Aquarion   18   37 Sousei no Aquarion   18   38 Sousei no Aquarion   18   39
Sousei no Aquarion   18   40 Sousei no Aquarion   18   41 Sousei no Aquarion   18   42
Sousei no Aquarion   18   43 Sousei no Aquarion   18   44 Sousei no Aquarion   18   45
Sousei no Aquarion   18   46 Sousei no Aquarion   18   47 Sousei no Aquarion   18   48
Sousei no Aquarion   18   49 Sousei no Aquarion   18   50 Sousei no Aquarion   18   51
Sousei no Aquarion   18   52 Sousei no Aquarion   18   53 Sousei no Aquarion   18   54
Sousei no Aquarion   18   55 Sousei no Aquarion   18   56 Sousei no Aquarion   18   57
Sousei no Aquarion   18   58 Sousei no Aquarion   18   59 Sousei no Aquarion   18   60
Sousei no Aquarion   18   61 Sousei no Aquarion   18   62 Sousei no Aquarion   18   63
Sousei no Aquarion   18   64 Sousei no Aquarion   18   65 Sousei no Aquarion   18   66
Sousei no Aquarion   18   67 Sousei no Aquarion   18   68 Sousei no Aquarion   18   69
Sousei no Aquarion   18   70 Sousei no Aquarion   18   71 Sousei no Aquarion   18   72
Sousei no Aquarion   18   73 Sousei no Aquarion   18   74 Sousei no Aquarion   18   75
Sousei no Aquarion   18   76 Sousei no Aquarion   18   77 Sousei no Aquarion   18   78
Sousei no Aquarion   18   79 Sousei no Aquarion   18   80 Sousei no Aquarion   18   81
Sousei no Aquarion   18   82 Sousei no Aquarion   18   83 Sousei no Aquarion   18   84
Sousei no Aquarion   18   85 Sousei no Aquarion   18   86 Sousei no Aquarion   18   87
Sousei no Aquarion   18   88 Sousei no Aquarion   18   89 Sousei no Aquarion   18   90
Sousei no Aquarion   18   91 Sousei no Aquarion   18   92 Sousei no Aquarion   18   93
Sousei no Aquarion   18   94 Sousei no Aquarion   18   95 Sousei no Aquarion   18   96
Sousei no Aquarion   18   97 Sousei no Aquarion   18   98 Sousei no Aquarion   18   99

Short Summary:
Gen Fudo decides that for everyone to know each other better, they will cosplay as each other. What ensues is a hilarious showing where Apollo and Sirius, Silvia and Reika, Pierre and Chloe all switch clothes and try to act each other out. It goes on through the evening when Sirius crawls off into the forest, Apollo style. Reika starts to have flashbacks of Silvia’s past when her home was burning. Apollo wanders into the same house and finds a picture of the De Alisia mother and father. Just as Sirius is getting used to being Apollo and sniffing a flower, an alarm goes off. Apollo, Sirius, and Silvia are sent out only to find that their opponents are copies of their vector machines. They are initially unable to gattai, while the copies form Lunar Aquarion and start shooting at them. After realizing that the enemy is only an imitation, they return to their own mindsets and form Solar Aquarion. They’re so powerful in this form that Aquarion starts to physicall grow in size. The enemy splits into the vector machine copies and tries to fly off in three different directions. Our pilots pull off an impressive 3D triple attack that wins the battle.

New ED Sequence:

Sousei no Aquarion   18   100 Sousei no Aquarion   18   101 Sousei no Aquarion   18   102
Sousei no Aquarion   18   103 Sousei no Aquarion   18   104 Sousei no Aquarion   18   105

The song playing in the background during this sequence is an orchestral version of 創聖のアクエリオン. I really want the next OST now.

This episode completely renews my faith in Aquarion. The episode was hilarious, there was great action at the end, AND we got a new OP & ED. I swear, if I didn’t know better, I’d think that all the character development so far was just in place so that they could mock it this episode. I was in tears throughout the entire first half because of the cosplay. Some of it was pretty stereotypical, such as Silvia’s brother complex and Apollo’s constant sniffing, but the entire thing caught me off guard, so I found it hilarious.
If they can keep this level of quality up until the end, I’ll be very very happy. Next episode preview promises a bit more of the same perhaps, with a shot of Jean-Jerome’s head on Sophia’s body. I can honestly say that I am actually looking forward to Aquarion now.

August 1, 2005 at 5:35 pm
5 comments »
  • August 1, 2005 at 10:24 pmmoyism

    I’ve pretty much stopped watching Aquarion and been reading your reviews Omni to keep me inform (great job btw). I think, however, I *will* watch this episode as cosplaying is always a good thing… more so when its characters mocking each other!

  • August 3, 2005 at 1:35 amOri

    Best episode ever. =)

  • June 2, 2006 at 9:58 pmhollllllllllllooooooooooooowwwwwwwww

    ang mga pictures dito ay makatawa

  • July 31, 2006 at 6:23 pmnikz

    awsome site!?!!!!!!!!!!!!?

  • July 21, 2009 at 5:09 amK

    Hi,

    Thank you for your review, It’s a time ago you posted this review, I hope you can still give a feedback, cause I really want to know where I can get the ending of episode 18 of Genesis no Aquarion :S

    I know you couldn’t find it at that moment and in the OST I can’t hear there was one…

    Thanks

    K