Kanon – Episode 13

“A Dangerous Trio”
“Abunage na Sanjūsō ~trio~” (あぶなげな三重奏 〜trio〜)

After what happened at the ball, the student council president Kuze attempts to get Mai expelled, and Yuichi tries to get her out of the situation. At the same time, Yuichi is not content with just standing by and watching Mai fight the demons alone and decides to help her anyway he can. Continue reading “Kanon – Episode 13”

Death Note – Episode 12

恋心
Koigokoro
Love

Light meets with L and the detectives. Meaning to test Light’s analytical skills, L has him listen to the recordings confiscated by the team to determine if there are any clues in the reader’s voice. In this way, L concludes that Light cannot be Kira. The team then broadcasts a recording made by L and Light to trick the second Kira, Misa Amane, into replying. Misa unwittingly reveals important details about the properties of the Death Note and shinigami when she responds and Light begins to panic. In her reply, Misa demands that the first Kira meet her in person. Shocked and wanting to pursue this lead, the investigation team formulates a plan, while Light decides what to do. Continue reading “Death Note – Episode 12”

Kanon – Episode 12

“A Strange-Looking Waltz”
“Igyō no Enbukyoku ~waltz~” (異形の円舞曲 〜waltz〜)

Yuichi is starting to remember more about his past encounters with Ayu seven years ago, and the time he gave her a present, which he will grant three wishes for her. At school, Yuichi finally discovers that Shiori’s surname is the same as Kaori Misaka, one of his classmates. He suspects they are siblings, though Kaori denies such a claim. As the school ball starts without a hitch, it is not long before a demon comes to attack. Continue reading “Kanon – Episode 12”

Code Geass – Episode 11

ナリタ攻防戦
Narita Kōbōsen
Battle for Narita

The Black Knights’ assault on the Britannian Army in Narita proves successful and Cornelia is cornered by Kallen and Lelouch. At Euphemia’s request, Suzaku rushes onto the battlefield in the Lancelot to rescue Cornelia. He saves her and manages to corner Lelouch. C.C. comes to his rescue by using her powers to mentally traumatize Suzaku. The Black Knights retreat from the conflict, leaving the Japan Liberation Front and the Britannian Army to fight among themselves. Continue reading “Code Geass – Episode 11”

Welcome to the N.H.K – Episode 24

N・H・Kにようこそ!
N.H.K. ni Yōkoso!
Welcome to the N.H.K.!

Tatsuhiro completes his chase to stop Misaki from committing suicide at the cliff where her mother killed herself years earlier. On the outlook of the cliff, in the snow, Misaki attempts suicide only to be stopped by Tatsuhiro. Moments later, Tatsuhiro attempts to commit suicide in a sacrifice to kill the NHK conspiracy he has created as the cause of all of Misaki’s problems. While running toward the precipice he realizes he is doing this for the girl he loves. The attempt fails when he falls on a recently installed protective fence. After returning to Tokyo, Tatsuhiro receives letters from Kaoru and Hitomi stating that they have settled into their new lives. After a time, Misaki hands Tatsuhiro an agreement that each will continue to live, and suffer their life’s problems, as long as the other one does. Continue reading “Welcome to the N.H.K – Episode 24”

Kanon – Episode 11

“Intermezzo of Light and Shadow”
“Hikari to Kage no Kansōkyoku ~intermezzo~” (光と影の間奏曲 〜intermezzo〜)

Mai is called to the school’s office, under the suspicion that she has broken one of the school’s windows. Yuichi concludes that if Mai were more popular, she would not get into trouble as often, and invites her to the upcoming school ball. Ayu makes an appearance and is offered to stay in the Minase household. Continue reading “Kanon – Episode 11”

Code Geass – Episode 10

紅蓮舞う
Guren Mau
Guren Dances

Cornelia and the Britannian Army heads to Narita, hoping to destroy the remnants of the Japan Liberation Front. Lelouch has his Knights follow her in the hope of capturing her alive so he can question her about his mother’s death. As the Britannian forces close in on the Front’s headquarters, Kallen utilizes her new Knightmare Frame, the Guren Mk-II, to cause a massive landslide that takes out much of the Britannian forces. Continue reading “Code Geass – Episode 10”

Death Note – Episode 11

突入
Totsunyū
Assault

The Kira investigation team is discussing the disappearance of Naomi Misora when Watari interrupts their meeting. Sakura TV is broadcasting an audio tape which is allegedly from Kira. To prevent Kira from gaining public support, L demands that the broadcast be stopped. Hirokazu Ukita, one of the investigators working with L, rushes to Sakura TV but mysteriously dies in front of the station. The investigation team realizes that Kira no longer needs to know the person’s name to kill and panics. Light, who is watching the broadcast from his room, concludes that he should involve himself in the Kira investigation to gather intelligence on L and the second Kira. Meanwhile, L suspects that the person behind the broadcast must be a different Kira from the one they are chasing. Continue reading “Death Note – Episode 11”

Welcome to the N.H.K – Episode 23

岬にようこそ!
Misaki ni Yōkoso!
Welcome to Misaki!

Misaki concocts a quiz for Tatsuhiro about the dying words of famous people, a strange topic to lecture about. After the quiz, they talk about suicide of famous people for a short time. Before she gets ready to leave, she informs him that there is to be a graduation exam the day after, regardless of the weather. The exam involves the two taking a tour around the city, after which the two end up in the usual park again. Misaki informs Tatsuhiro that he has passed the project with flying colors, and pushes another contract toward Tatsuhiro which outlines a relationship between the two. Tatsuhiro declines the contract, concerned about her personal matters. It is later revealed that Misaki collapsed in the bathroom when she returned home, thereby being promptly hospitalized. Misaki’s uncle explains to Tatsuhiro concerning Misaki’s childhood life, including that of her unstable mother and abusive stepfather. After arriving at the hospital, Tatsuhiro discovers that Misaki abandoned the hospital in preparation for committing suicide. Continue reading “Welcome to the N.H.K – Episode 23”

Kanon – Episode 10

“Requiem Atop the Hill”
“Oka no Ue no Chinkonka ~requiem~” (丘の上の鎮魂歌 〜requiem〜)

Makoto’s story finally comes to a resolution, while she spends her last moments bonding with her newly found family, and having all her wishes come true. Yuichi brings her to the place where she once belonged and performs a deep and personal ceremony for the two of them. Continue reading “Kanon – Episode 10”