Travis Bruno of Capsule Computers writes:
"When the anime adaptation Parasyte -the maxim- first debuted in Japan many were curious about how well it would do considering the original manga had wrapped up two decades prior. Now we know that not only has it become a rather popular success in Japan but has also flourished in the West. After making a full run on television Sentai Filmworks has released the second collection for Parasyte -the maxim-. Now does the series come to a satisfying conclusion?"