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Shin Sekai Yori 24 — To Be Human

Another excellent episode where not very much happens. Or at least it seemed that way when the ending started playing when I believed the episode had just started.


Let me take a quick moment to brag: I was right! The fiend just didn’t know he was human. Not that I’m surprised. I’m always right. Just figured I’d throw that out there. Continue reading Shin Sekai Yori 24 — To Be Human

Shin Sekai Yori 21 — The War of Liberation


Aside from their violence and abduction of infants (a pretty big aside) I have to sympathize with the Queerats. The humans have been effectively using them as slaves. Now the tables are turned, with their infants born into slave labor, and they don’t like it.

When they meet the older Queerat underground, Satoru’s words betray some huge chutzpah. Satoru argues that Squealer doesn’t care about whether some of his soldiers die. Remember just a few episodes ago when Saki was daydreaming while she watched the Queerat armies slaughter each other? Yeah, they’re going to be convinced now that the humans give a crap whether they live or die.

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