September 28, 2019

Is it OK to Try and Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?... Ends

Somewhat surprisingly after last week's cliffhanger, we are presented with a quiet episode that was at times quite touching. This story also does a bit of world-building regarding life outside of the cosmopolitan adventure haven of Oraria and touches on the implications of how the people in the rest of the world get along.



While very low key, this was a perfectly solid episode that despite an abrupt tonal shift in comparison to the wackiness of last week's episode or the breakneck pacing of the previous cour, gives some rare, momentary insight (or at least a hint) into Wallenstein's outlook, further explores Bell's er, concerns and does let Hestia do things in her actual bailiwick and remind us that she is a good per...er...individual.


Hell if he knows, It's not like there are any Edith Hamilton books in this universe.

The episode also sets up what looks like to be a new storyline starting next week.

But wait...

I was quite shocked to learn this morning that this week's introspective and quiet bit of filler is the series finale!


"Dance, DANCE before the bonfire of the plot threads!"


Fortunately it looks like J.C.Staff is not just trolling us.

This is welcome news because Is it OK to Try and Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? despite being wildly uneven in both pacing and tone, has managed to be consistently enjoyable throughout both of its iterations.

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1 The teaser promises a much more serious season 3. Still room for some wacky, but unless they do another Sword Oratoria season first (which would have to be darker than the first one), they have a lot of ground to cover to make it all hang together.

By the way, the movie comes out on Bluray in a few weeks...

-j

Posted by: J Greely at Sat Sep 28 14:54:06 2019 (ZlYZd)

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