Is this star destined to fall?
Black☆Star continues to be the thing getting in his own way the most. More so than any adversary. And yet there’s one other insurmountable obstacle in his way. An awesome swordsman voiced by a spectacular Seiyuu.
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FOOLS! How could you not see the artistic mastery in this scene?!
Lord Death is just… awesome. And this is exactly how I honestly think one should handle an anticlimax of this nature.
Black☆Star is obviously pivotal to the episode and is its driving force. But I honestly don’t think I can overstate exactly how imperative it is that Mifune be his antagonist (note: not villain). For one, he’s essentially everything that Black☆Star isn’t. Calm, calculating, reserved, and o’ so humble. We could even get into the distinctions of Samurai and Ninja, if we felt like it, but it’s unnecessary. Mifune facilitates Black☆Star’s growth sheerly by existing. And you get the impression that he wants to see Black☆Star grow beyond what his father was. But Black☆Star seems so obsessed with victory that he may yet tumble down the exact same path. And as long as he clings to that path, Mifune will stand in his way. I just love that about him.
We’re getting closer. What do you think of Mifune? Let me know, down below. Catch ya next time. Keep up the awesome!