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Seikimatsu Occult Gakuin 12


Premiers September 27th, 2010: EXPLODING SUN: The movie.
“The Sun… has exploded.”

You guys can do better than that! Submit your own generic movie titles/puns and I’ll realize that nobody’s gonna do that and cry in my little corner there.

Anyways, the penultimate episode of Occult Academy (YES, I’M NOT LATE ANYMORE AFTER THIS ONE!!!) starts off as spectacularly and awesomely as the one before ended.


Hey hey hey! I think there’s a pattern in th-…oh.

I’ll sum this up briefly so that you’ll have to watch it to fully appreciate its awesomeness. SO GO FUCKING WATCH IT NOW IF YA HAVEN’T YET

Chihiro and Mikaze battle, and eventually, Mikaze wins. Mikaze then chases Maya, who’s riding (not in… that way) on the principal’s bodyguard who has turned into a flying panther with wings.


(tune: Happy Birthday) I’M A BIR~RTHDAY CAKE! I’M A BIR~RTHDAY CAKE! I’M A BIR~RTHDAY CA~KE! I’M A BIR~RTHDAY CAKE!

The meddling kids realize that the town’s inhabitants are under Mikaze’s control, so they drive off with Shige (Ami’s dad) towards… somewhere.


(tune: Spiderman) SPIDERWOMEN, SPIDERWOMEN, CRAWL ON THE GROUND LIKE SPIDERS CRAWL. CAUSE THEY DON’T, CAUSE THEY DON’T, SWING THROUGH THE AIR, ALL AROUND. TOU-HOU… HAS FAT SPIDERWOMEN.

Eventually the landlords start chasing them, but pause to do some push-ups on the way.


…But we’re PUSHING UP

With the last of her energy, Chihiro frees Fumiaki and tells him that the principal’s still alive (using the same fake-death spell she used on Maya). Fumiaki runs towards the Academy just in time to stop Mikaze from killing Maya.

Finally, he and Maya recite a spell that disintegrates every demon in the city, including Chihiro, her bodyguard, and most importantly, Mikaze (who was the key of Nostradamus).

With both Chihiro and Mikaze gone, Fumiaki can only hug Maya now, so he does.

Unfortunately, in the future, the only change that’s happened is the scenery – the world’s still destroyed.

…Well, what can I say.

Wow.

That was an amazing episode.

First off, some outlinks.

Kyokai wrote “The second possibility is a little more complex and is centered on “The Split Universe Theory”, given by Schrodinger [sic]. That is whenever an event has equal probabilities of occurring or not occurring, the universe splits into two and that is how in one world the rift would occur, while in the other one (where Fumiaki really is), the rift would not occur and no invasion of aliens. Still the question remains of the traveler’s fate of what would happen to him because there are many theories to define not only time travel but travel between parallel universes created due to possibilities.”

Which brings to question: What’s really going to happen in the future? Why was it destroyed like that instead? Unfortunately, I am a strict believer of the first possibility (that everything is predetermined for us – Fumiaki won’t get ‘stopped’ from changing the future, but in the process of changing the future he actually changes it to what it is; so if he hadn’t been there, the future would’ve been peaceful, but he HAS to go back in time because it’s been predetermined for him), so I was quite… mentally broken down when I realized this was not going to happen.

I’m pretty sure he’s not going to sidestep between parallel universes; so in a sense, if the next universe really is different, he stays in the next universe and doesn’t go to the other. Er… to illustrate, here’s a fancy, complicated, graph to show what I mean…

Blue is Fumiaki, Red is Maya, Yellow is when Mikaze dies.

Which means that Maya will never go actually to Universe 1 – she’ll never see apocalypse. Fumiaki won’t be able to go back either.

But, then, you’d think that because there would be no apocalypse, the people in the future won’t send Fumiaki back – in which case we realize something – for some reason, while time flows in 1999, time flows in 2012 as well. The 2012 people realize that it’s getting ‘closer to July 21st’ in 1999, even though the timeflows are completely separate.

Which actually means – the 2012 people are in Universe One, and the 1999 people are actually in Universe TWO. By killing Mikaze, the Universe Two people have went to Universe One, and Universe One people have went to Universe Two. That means that in the future, there will STILL BE APOCALYPSE for Maya, but not Fumiaki if he sidesteps back to Universe Two.

But wait again – in the future, it seems that it’s destroyed anyways. By aliens? By humans? It seems to me that because the aliens didn’t kill off most of the human race, some sort of Epic War happened, though probably of the more conventional (so, not nuclear) variety.

Here, GuardianEnzo gives a possible reason: “…it was Fumiaki, not Mikaze, who was the Key.”

That means if they kill Fumiaki, the Universe Two people go to Universe Three, and the Universe One people… ALSO go to Universe Three. There, hopefully, there will be no apocalypse, but who knows…

…If that was too confusing, it’s alright; I went completely out of my mind there, and my theories have no scientific or any other basis. Jumping universes is IM-PAU-SAY-BOWL.

So to get more back to Earth; I still find no reason why the meddling kids were there. Boiled down to it, all they did at the end was provide transportation for Fumiaki to get to the school. I really thought there’d be some other purpose to them, that they could do something heroic and be a crucial part of saving the world; but turns out, all they are, are a bunch of meddling kids.

Though I also really hope we get some JK backstory on the next episode; it’s an impossibility, just like everyone else whose two-letter’d name ends with a K, but we can hope, right?

Finally, I really hope (again) that this ends on a strong note. Not on some “Hey, it’s ended, let’s hold a mock graduation ceremony and tell the audience that it’s just another day in Ikebukuro and nothing’s changed” crap, on something big like “HEY GUYS WE’VE FUCKING SAVED THE FUCKING WORLD”.

…Occult Academy started strong, and now the day of judgement is near – will it end as strongly as it started?


EXPLODING SUN 2: The sequel.
“The Sun… has exploded. Again.”

7 responses

  1. Your screencaps made me laugh, especially the smily one. XD

    There are so many possibilities and explanation for time travel and I hope Fumiaki doesn’t have to return to his time. Like you I hope too that the ending would be as EPIC as the first episode.

    2010/09/27 at 11:56

  2. @mushyrulez:“Hey, it’s ended, let’s hold a mock graduation ceremony and tell the audience that it’s just another day in Ikebukuro and nothing’s changed”

    YOU LEAVE THAT ANIME ALONE RIGHT NOW OR I AM GONNA SCREAM!XD

    @mushyrulez:“HEY GUYS WE’VE FUCKING SAVED THE FUCKING WORLD”.

    YOU LEAVE THAT ANIME ALONE TOO!OR ELSE I’M GONNA PULL A RABBIT OUT OF MY HAT!

    And what do time travel have to do with the occult…?HRRRR HRRR HRRR ANIME NOT MADE WELL HRRRR HRRRR TOO MANY GAPS HRRR

    2010/09/27 at 17:53

  3. Wait what was the second quote referencing again? :<

    And the whole anime started with a naked time traveler coming from space :V

    2010/09/28 at 01:35

  4. :< I honestly didn't make that, it was like totally on the anime!

    2010/09/28 at 01:35

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  6. <_< Another reason to not watch the anime.

    And I don't trust these pentagrams.They smell…

    2010/09/28 at 08:37

  7. Sanae-like :<

    No, watch the anime BECAUSE there are AWESOMEfaces!

    2010/09/28 at 21:58