Sep 11, 2022
After the detour from the original series themes in "Shin Kyojin no Hoshi", this sequel brings the series back to its roots for a perfect conclusion for the whole series.
The long awaited continuation of the father and son relationship reaches finally its conclusion through brilliantly presented climax where the whole saga reaches its culmination point. That climax you could say brings definition to the whole series. In addition of that also the relationship to the sport and the people around him are brought to a brilliant conclusion through another set of events culminating to the series of events leading to the final conclusion.
honest I didnt think it was possible to bring this series such a perfect conclusion considering how many different aspects and themes there were presented in the series and how the first season of "Shin Kyojin no Hoshi" seemed to ignore most of these themes and relationships.
However I was blown away by the spectacle that was the ending and the conclusion of these themes and how they were presented in this finale. Another impressive factor here is that the passage of time and growing up is also brought into the mix that essentially is one of the keys when it comes to the final conclusion of the series. The history and what has happened throughout the series is reflected against the "time" and what "youth" means. With this addition the themes that weer originbally brought up in the original series are able to strike you even more impactful fashion when compared to the original presentation in the origianl series.
In short this finale makes the whole series look and feel better and more meaningful, even the first season of "Shin Kyojin no Hoshi" that I personally dont consider to be up to par with "Kyojin no Hoshi" and " Shin Kyojin no Hoshi II"
Overall I'd say that this series presents one of the most complete and satisfying endings to a series that I've ever seen, rivaling series like "Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu" and "Ashita no Joe" with its scale and the multitude of themes explorted throughout the series.
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