Zankyou no Terror Episode 2 Notes – Lose Attachments; Obtain Riddles

Another entry in my note-taking and thought-jotting series of posts on currently running shows. This write-up focused on the apparent process where Lisa lets go of her attachments, and how thriller narratives are constructed.

There's actually a lengthy post-episode discussion on the nature of "generational politics" in anime, and this one in particular, and how Oedipus Rex's story is related.

As always, the notes were taken while actually watching the episode, and rather than just repeating what you've already watched, elaborate upon it, assuming you've already watched the episode.

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Thunder_God829d ago

I won't lie, this episode had been a bit over-the-top with how much it stressed Nine and Twelve's intellect, and the "second riddle" was a bit unnecessary. They could've just gone with the detective's gut instinct.

And yet, the flow was still good, still kept us rapt.