Mob Psycho 100 Episode 8 Review – Even Then ~Continue Forward~

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.

Mob Psycho 100 Episode 8 Review – Even Then ~Continue Forward~

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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Mob Psycho 100 Episode 7 – Cornered ~True Identity~ Review

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.

Mob Psycho 100 Episode 7 – Cornered ~True Identity~ Review

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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Mob Psycho 100 Episode 5 – Discord ~Choices~ Review

I foresaw this episode going in a very different direction at the end of the previous week’s. I can’t saw I’m disappointed to be wrong, especially when what we get instead is a masterfully animated test of Mob’s ideals.

Mob Psycho 100 Episode 5 – Discord ~Choices~ Review

Mogami has trapped Mob inside a simulated reality in which he not only lacks his powers, but all of the social connections in his life as well. Trapped in a world where everyone uses and abuses him relentlessly for six months, even Mob has broken down into hopelessness.

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