Unbreakable Machine-Doll ep 8 impressions


Usually I’d try putting my own comment into these intros, but this time I’ll let Bronsons sum it up. Henceforth, the last 4 eps will be moved to 2 ep posts.

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Both in terms of characters and resolutions, this ep felt really cheap. The organization strong enough to push Raishin get wiped out in 5 minutes once Frey’s brother joins the fight. Then the fight with Bronson comes out of nowhere and pads out the time with 8 minutes of invincibility. Frey’s brother is somewhat likeable after revealing his good side, but all it boils down to is a tough sibling and Raishin’s yelling opponent.

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But probably the biggest killjoy was Bronson himself. His motivations are laid out through rushed exposition, and his presence seems rather small despite being the mastermind/last boss of the arc. Even his plan is summed up in less than 2 minutes, making us wonder if there was any need to be intimidated by this guy other than plot armor.


So by this ep, the Sword Angel arc is a step down from Cannibal Candy. However, this ep also gave a sneak peak at the next arc, and it looks pretty interesting. After escaping Yaya’s wrath due to Frey accidently proposing to Raishin, he finds a bunch of Charlottes running around, each with an alternate personality. Sounds stupid? Maybe, but i’m guessing it’ll be fun after we see an armored charlotte unleashing Sigmund onto the schoolgrounds.

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