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Kimi zu Boku no Saigo no Senjou - Chapter 6: Rin's Big Miscalculation
After some time since the vertebral event, Mismis has a discomfort in the left shoulder that she initially does not attach importance to. When checking with their squad, however, they find that it is a ridge of astral power through the vortex. Despite the fact that she accidentally acquired it, if someone in the Empire's army finds out that she is at least imprisoned, at least she will be imprisoned. However, due to the situation with the discovery of a sovereignty spy in the army, there is also a possibility that she will be executed. All the Unit N07 She decides to hide the crest Mismis now has, but they'll have to find a way to deal with it before they can go on their next mission in a few days.
Alice and Rin have been waiting for days to meet Iska in Neutral City. But it never appeared. Until they happened to meet when Iska had gone to the neutral city with Captain Mismis so that she could have a change of scene due to her new concern for the ridge. While talking to Alice alone, Rin comes to interrupt the conversation and give them both a drink. After Iska drank it, she passed out because Rin had given him medicine for it, but he didn't expect it to work. Now they both leave the city with the unconscious Iska in custody.
Minus 200 points
While in the previous episode They showed a little more of the captain's ineptitude in combat. in the Kimi to Boku no Saigo no Senjou - Chapter 6 just confirmed to me that he's the worst character in the entire series, at least the worst. As a character with a lot of plot gaps around him which, although they could be explained and add depth to him in the future, currently I believe he is a character who could easily pass for filler and there would be no problem.
The same fact makes the action errors in the other signs even more evident. Although they don't compare to the captain's. Also that she was the one chosen to have astral power only made me see this event as if it were a turn on for the weaker character in an attempt to couple him to the protagonists. By that I mean, if I had chosen between her or Iska, I would have personally given him that turn on to Iska. Even if this made the character more clichéd, I could at least say that it was his goal to want to end the war, a goal that attracted the mind to give it its astral power.
Speaking of coats of arms and astral power, there is something that worries me very much that they chose to hide so easily that Mismis has a coat of arms. Given what they mentioned, if caught hiding that fact, they would all be imprisoned or executed for life. However, at that moment they decided to support their incompetent captain through secrecy. By that I mean that they have not shown in the best possible way the consequences their actions would bring as it can be viewed as a betrayal of the Empire.
Maybe that's why this scene didn't feel emotional. Regardless of whether the character is well posed or not, it was just an addition to the plot that developed in that scene. It was a complicated situation for all members of the Unit N07what would mark his future, for better or for worse.
Character development lags far behind in the plot. Personally, I don't think the plot is bad, but that the characters don't contribute enough to make the story more interesting and engaging. For example, why did Iska accept Rin's drink? Their "deliberation" was a great alarm of danger. This could of course be explained because Iska was distracted by the situation of his captain, but the low development of the characters makes the scenes and situations less "immersive" again.
That fear that caused oppression
As I mentioned earlier, the plot is from Kimi to Boku no Saigo no Senjou I don't think it's bad. It just doesn't look good when you reflect the poor development of the characters and their dialogues that don't offer enough depth. But it's not that the main story is the latest of them all, it's interesting, yes if it wasn't I wouldn't even follow this work but it's not the best in the world.
There are things I like and some things I don't like, like the next mission for them Unit N07, mentioned in Kimi to Boku no Saigo no Senjou - Chapter 6. Why would it be a good idea to infiltrate the enemy nation within days of discovering that nation's spies? I think the Sovereignty would be more vigilant after their spies returned when their identity was revealed to the Empire. I'm not going to deny that this part of the plot seems compelled to show more about sovereignty, but they could have done it differently and got a similar or even better result.
In any case, the beginning of the plot for the next few chapters has something that makes me want to see more as it could reveal more depth in the main plot of the story as well as the opportunity for the characters to develop. That these are left behind, especially the minor characters.
Use my imagination to find another way to show sovereignty without the need for infiltration that seems forced to me. I would think that if Iska found out about Mismis' situation, she would try to see Alice again. Hides the captain's coat of arms, but searches for more information on astral power in general. Camouflaging his target with the question of having been exposed to the vortex.
With what he had learned in that meeting, Iska would go into sovereignty following a clue or legend that had the opportunity to allow Mismis to lose the coat of arms. If he "disappears" he will be reported "captured" by the Sovereignty, so the Empire orders a large-scale attack to destroy the 'Holy disciple'and take the opportunity to weaken enemy forces before retreating to minimize casualties on your side.
Thus everyone's "ambitions" would increase. Iska got what he wanted, but inadvertently the hostility and hatred between the two nations increased. For the empire took the opportunity to assassinate wielders of astral power, regardless of whether they were soldiers or not, while sovereignty affirmed their contempt for their enemy. Alice would realize that the attack was meant to "save" Iska, even though he was never held captive. But that meant that his family branch lost power in the crown and internal conflicts intensified. Leading to 'Witch of the ice disaster'to change his perspective on Iska. Moving from a girl in love to a colder demeanor. To feel "betrayed" by the person who they believed had the aim of ending the war.
Both protagonists would lose "power" in their respective nations and cease to be the highest weapons. Iska for the "capture" and Alice for the humiliation of her family because she cannot bring the citizens of sovereignty to safety. Even so, both would continue their main goal of ending the war. Only now on a different path that may or may not cross the other.
All that is mentioned at this point is just my idea of changing a little what is shown in Kimi to Boku no Saigo no Senjou - Chapter 6 to add more intrigue to the next few episodes. There is no comparison to the manga or light novel. Just like I'm not saying that my "version" is better than the original.
Honestly, the narrative, plot, and characters didn't turn out the way I'd like them to. From an anime that I thought was the most interesting of the season to an anime that went without pain or fame.
Although Kimi to Boku no Saigo no Senjou - Chapter 6 hardly marks the middle of the adjustment. So I still have a little flame of hope.