After eight episodes of heart warming tales of personal growth and responsibility, Mob Psycho 100 suddenly feels like a totally different show. While I had expectations is was going to make this turn eventually, I mean, look at the show’s high action opening. I’m not entirely happy with how we got here.
In episode 9, not only do we have to contend with remembering a whole cast of returning characters from the first season, but also have to learn about the new cast of villains of the upper echelon of the Claw organisation, and get to know about the layers of infighting and coups that are all happening on top of all of this.
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Well, this turn a turn didn’t it. In the back of my mind, I was always wondering when the higher action portions of the show were going to weave their way into events. But as things were progressing, I was enjoying the more mundane, and lower stakes adventures. Seeing a bunch of character development was a refreshing departure for me. Well, the rug has been pulled out from all of that now.
As this episode begins, we learn that the Psycho Helmet religion have received a significant bump in funding, thanks an anonymous donation from the wealthy businessman whose daughter Mob rescued a few episodes back.
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Man, trust this show to make me misty eyed over a two part storyline that I initially wasn’t too happy about. Last week I wasn’t too impressed with the Reigen-centric story, but do they ever use it to build to a powerful conclusion in this episode that put a lump in my throat.
A lot of this second series thus far has been dedicated to developing Mob’s character, making him into a more well-rounded person. These two episodes dedicate themselves to Reigen; exposing the biggest flaw in his character and using it to build him into something even stronger, despite me always regarding him as a pillar of confidence and strength before now regardless.
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