Aikatsu!: Nerawareta Mahou no Aikatsu Card Review: Impromptu Ending

The ending of OG Aikatsu! was okay in my opinion. Not the best simply because how the characters were handled in the end. The 4th season decided to shorten its runtime so we saw some rushed moments and character development like how the hell two newbie potato Mizuki-Mikuru clones/palette swaps ended up qualifying for Starlight Queen, and it was debatable how Akari managed to outpace the more athletically superior Ichigo in the triathlon. But I guess they want to show Akari she’s equal or even stronger than Ichigo now and reference that same moment between Ichigo and her mother Ringo. I didn’t agree with it.

In this special episode, I found it odd why Akari never addressed Ichigo’s name or even surname. It’s all “hai!” like the doormat Akari once was. Oh well…

<3 <3 <3

Now where was I? Oh yes.

The special episode is one big fun parody and fanservice romp with a simple story to go by: Akari and the gang stars in a movie that went off script. The filming crew Ichigo, Aoi and Ran decided to go with whatever comes in Akari’s way. It’s a mystery how Ran managed to film every chaotic moment.

The special features every idol found in the anime, including Noelle, and we get to see them act out their various roles. These short moments with each group of idols are the best highlights as we see them do their thing one last time. The special ended in one big live concert and it’s so well put together, it’s worthy as a true ending to OG Aikatsu. No big story focusing on Akari, each idol gets good screen time, and it’s funny too. I’d watch this forever.

There’s always blue in every screenshot.

CONCLUSION

This “true” ending of OG Aikatsu! is worth wait and a good way to conclude the series. No drama, no struggles, nothing. It’s just pure idol activities.

If there’s anything to nitpick, it’d be how boring Sumire is. Again. She rarely spoke and I got no memorable line from her. Hinaki almost got the same treatment, but I’d still bash on Sumire because I do have my biases.

— SHiN @ Lazy Lily Fansubs

P.S.

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…god I miss Aoi. ;_;

One thought on “Aikatsu!: Nerawareta Mahou no Aikatsu Card Review: Impromptu Ending

  1. The game’s not over yet! I heard that there’s a tweet saying the Aikatsu! cast will be on AiSta! later this year! And you know what that means…

    A CROSSOVER!!!!!

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