This review on Fugō Keiji Balance: Unlimited Chapter four contains spoilers. If you haven't seen the episode yet, I recommend watching it and then going back to read the review.
Fugō Keiji Balance: Unlimited
Chapter 4: There is nothing more adventurous in life than an empty pocket
The action doesn't take place at a crime scene, I would say that poverty lives in action. We have no idea why Daisuke ran away from home with no yen in his pocket. The truth is that relations between him and Haru are getting worse by leaps and bounds. Everyone retains their own personality; both are understood as differently as they can be. No matter how strange the teamwork is, helping a boy find his dog was enough to be part of the change in Daisuke and Haru. This episode teaches us that there is no need to have everything at your disposal if there isn't a great friendship to share with, an accomplice going insane.
Life without money
A day without money was enough to tame Daisuke's character. This chapter begins with a strange exit into the real world, into a world in which Daisuke has no experience. Fugō Keiji Balance: Unlimited It took us on a different kind of adventure with no ethical conflict, but it let us know more about Haru and Daisuke outside the detective agency. Daisuke leaves the house with no yen or help and goes to a playground to help his good companion Haru in the fruitless search for a dog. The development of this chapter focuses on Haru's daily life and Daisuke's insertion into it. Living only with what is necessary and being responsible for yourself is a reality most of us in the world live in and that is more enriching than just having it all.
This encounter with the other side of the coin not only shows a change in Daisuke; Haru is beginning to accept that acting according to incorruptible ethics is not always the best way to go. His constant approach to the idea of the hero has led him to conflict with himself, his approach to Daisuke has caused him to put his feet on the ground. We live in a time in which the figure of the hero has been lost as the benchmark for leading a life. not for this reason it is dispensable. To be a hero is not about regretting the mistakes we may have, but rather facing the mistakes and continuing to defend the best that is the conjugation between reason and circumstance.
Fugō Keiji Balance's Final Conclusions: Unlimited
A single season won't be enough for a man as mysterious as Daisuke and another with as many internal conflicts as Haru. Dealing with jokes, humor and personalities is not deep, but it is good. It is true that there are other stories where the central plot in which they are developed requires sophisticated characters with their own circumstances and ideas. This has entertained us so far, but has not yet shown any signs that it will help us. Fugō Keiji Balance: Unlimited is an anime that, if it offers us more than just cases and random events, can become an unforgettable anime for this and many other seasons.