Youjo Senki Episode 9 – Rocket man, burnin’ out her fuse…

For a show I was mixed about at the start, I have to say they’ve sold me on this story.  This has gone on to be an incredible ride and this episode was definitely my favorite so far.  We have action, comedy, evil, struggle for survival, and an explosive ending that teases the end of a world war!  Tune in at ten for the action!  (Check your local listings for channel information.)

To be serious for a moment, Tanya has come a long way since the beginning of her journey, rising through ranks and becoming an accomplished leader.  Yet we also see why this show has such a dark and enticing title, especially with the horrifying decisions our protagonist decided to make last episode, sweeping away responsibility and hiding behind a very apathetic defense that wouldn’t quite hold up in the Nuremberg Trials.

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“And my stew is as bloody as the innocents I’ve sentenced to die.  Man, I love contrasting metaphor!”

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Log Time Podcast #20 | Shinsekai Yori Discussion — The Essence of Humanity

This week, we discuss the ethic systems in place within Shinsekai Yori and how perceptions of those ethics shape our view of humanity.

Unrelated, we also talk about Japan’s obsession with blood types for a bit.

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This podcast was recorded on November 19th, 2016.