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Talk-back/content discussion for English dubbed episode on Adult Swim starts on page 4.
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OK, I watched the episode, and... I really don't know what to think. On one hand, the animation and music were absolutely amazing. When Father created that sun, when the soulnado spewed out of his body. It all looked awesome.
On the other hand, I feel the actual events of the episode and the way the scenes were handled ruined chapters 105 and 106. So many cool scenes were cut out, and dialogue was cut and changed in such a way that it didn't really make much sense without already having read the manga. For example, in the manga, Father's mini-sun was explicitly explained as creating nuclear fusion in keeping with the science theme. Here it seems more like magic, but maybe I'm nitpicking. Felt the same way about that purple Hadoken he fired at Hohenheim. What was that?
Complaining about minute details aside, I enjoyed this episode. I just... hate the pacing. I feel like it should've been two episodes, which wouldn't have been too hard considering how much manga material they have left to cover and the fact that they have three more episodes. I hope the next episode is better.
I noticed something. If Dad (lol Father) needed a Philosophers Stone so badly, why didn't he absorbed Pride? Seems like there are tons of souls inside him, as seen in this episode. If he would have had absorbed Pride, I think he would have won.
Hm, I actually never thought of that. Now that you mention it, that is kinda weird. That would've reinforced what Ed said about Father not really loving Pride, too.