X-Men Anime: "Transformation" Review


Last week's cliffhanger left me wondering what was going to happen next, despite the lackluster story. This week's story reminded me how silly I was for falling for that gimmick. 

The story jumps right into concluding last week's tantalizing ending with Emma taking the brunt of an attack meant for Hisako, and manifesting some new abilities in the process. The initial appearance of Emma's new powers is interesting, but the problem is that much of the rest of the episode is weighed down with all the talk about this new development. Once the X-Menreturn Hisako to her home, there's a long bit of exposition as everyone debates whether to bring them to the Xavier Institute. This could have been accomplished far faster, but it drags on longer than necessary. It's unfortunately a problem that keeps popping up here.  Read More...



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