This episode was mostly a setup showing the journey to Tokyo (which looks beautiful, by the way). Saki and Satoru escape from the Queerats and battle monsters. The party is supplemented by a library and Kiroumaru. Continue reading Shin Sekai Yori 22 — Journey to Tokyo
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.
Continue reading Shin Sekai Yori 21 — The War of Liberation
I’m pissed at Shin Sekai Yori right now. Pissed that this episode had to end! Continue reading Shin Sekai Yori 20 — Falling Slowly
Wow, that was intense. Finally the humans are at open war with Squealer’s army. Continue reading Shin Sekai Yori 18 — The Joy of Battle