「インビジブル (強行突破)」 (Inbijiburu (Kyoukou Toppa))
“Invisible (Forced Breakthrough)”
Poor Bell. I would also be mortified if the girl I loved watch 4 girls flirt with me in succession, then get the wrong idea about the situation.
Is it Wrong to Pick Up Girls in an Alleyway?
First of all, Naaza. I know some people will love her animal ears. We all know she once conned Bell and has always been in love with her god Miach. Since he chose to expend all his wealth to save her life. So there’s nothing to see here. As for Aisha, we all know she’s thirsty for Bell and wants to rail him to another dimension. But that’s physical and has nothing to do with true love. I can’t speak for Ryuu. And whether she sees Bell that way. But from what I can tell, she’s primarily acting as a wingwoman for Syr – one of her dearest friends from the Hostess of Fertility Inn. Finally, Eina. She might be angry towards Bell. However, she evidently cares for him. And I don’t think we can mistake those feelings to be anything other than romantic.
When Aiz commented on Bell being a delinquent, I reckon it shows she cares and is bothered to some extent by what she perceives to be Bell’s philandering. Or maybe I’m just talking out of my ass. But one thing’s for sure. Bell will have an impossible time trying to convince Aiz that the events which transpired before her eyes don’t have any deeper meanings.
Foiling Finn’s Plans
Although it hasn’t been adapted into anime canon, Finn is hopelessly in love with Lili and hopes to restore the Pallum’s hope and pride with Lili by his side. Since well, she’s a female Pallum. As it turns out, Fels did have contingency measures for Finn’s extraordinary intuition – with Lili being the trump card. She first succeeds at causing a diversion by transforming into a fleeing rabbit monster, causing a division of the Loki familia to run in the wrong direction.
Then she disguises herself as Finn and issued incorrect orders to group and defend the town center against monster attacks. I haven’t always been a fan of Lili. Her attitude can come across as really endearing or off-putting. But this episode, she definitely redeemed herself in my eyes – putting her life on the line to heroically buy safe passage for the Xenos who she previously discriminated against. Not once, but twice. That right there is how a creator should write out growth and character development.
The Loki familia’s ace up their sleeves is Gareth, who ends up being stalled out by Welf and Mikoto. Unfortunately, Wiene diverges from the group of Xenos travelling to the secret entrance and ends up bumping into Tiona – who represents a significant threat to her life. Though Bell and Haruhime are in the vicinity and rapidly speeding over to her location, will they be able to make it on time to save Wiene?
Next week promises to excite thanks to an epic lineup of showdowns. I can’t wait to see how many fights pan out: Ryuu vs Aiz, Welf and Mikoto vs Gareth, Bell and Haruhime vs Tiona and Bete. Not to mention how Astorius, Riveria and Finn are unaccounted wild cards who can greatly change the tide of battle. But the Xenos and Hestia’s familia can win these fights yet lose the war should they fail to escape. Regardless of the outcome, I expect other gods and goddesses to intervene alongside their familia. So it’s hard to say what the most likely outcome will be at this point in time. Anyway, that’s about everything I wanted to discuss. As always, thanks for reading this post and see you all next week!