Jeff Chuang of Japanator writes:
"Just how did Gunzou and company escape the strange and deadly "ship" that Kongou was able to create? How will the Fog ships based out of the American coast handle I-401? Will they ever make it to Hawaii, or all the way to San Diego? It's was with these questions, leading to a general feeling of anxiety, that I finished Arpeggio of Blue Steel. However, in the end I don't think any of these things really mattered."