Oct 1, 2022
A set of image videos was exactly what this series needed, released in 2001 (long after the manga ended), this half hour special is a fanservice treat for all Boku no Chikyuu wo Mamotte fans. Made by the same studio.
This episode has a simple structure: 8 parts, each one with a specific theme or central character, a nice atmospheric song that will make the viewer get into it. It is not a recap of the OVAs (we already have one), just some cool scenes mashed together to form a music video, the characters don't even talk. It's kinda incomprehensible if you didn't pay attention to
the OVA or if you didn't read the whole manga.
To be frank, this special has a handful of good points:
- Great music (typical of PSME, some new songs too)
- Few scenes from the manga about Mokuren's past and Enju's past
- The important scene from the manga happening on Tokyo Tower
The rest is like an AMV
No conclusive ending, no secrets revealed, anime only people won't understand the plot or Rin's overall plan. I guess it was made to sell its cool music and the producers added some extra scenes to catch the attention of the manga fans. What really captured me was the music, it is outstanding, even if you don't know anything about this show, watch it for the music, it can soothe an aching heart.
All in all, it was enjoyable for me because I adore PSME music and the art style, I also read the manga and I am always down for some new material.
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