Haha, when Eva appeared a massive grin just appeared on my face. Have we ever seen Eva's full potential in the manga? I'm looking forward to it =D
this chapter was simply mindblowing...i was already highly anticipating this chapter after the last chapter's cliffhanger
but this just blew me away! when i saw the (i presume)whole kosmo estelachia, my mouth just hanged
then i saw primo, and my mouth reached the floor
and finally eva appeared and my mouth just dropped off!
i guess nagi is the main villain after all...
Based on Ken-Sensei's tweets, ch 331 is going to be of 14 pages long (he didn't have much time to make a full 18 page chapter for this one).
Also someone has calculated the schedule released dates of the upcoming chapters. Here is the post of that person (even though this schedule is an assumption, but the pattern is most likely correct unless Ken-Sensei makes some changes in his pattern),
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Though, I can't help but think that in the recent chapters Akamatsu has been copping out on a lot of stuff. E.g., Negi's "solution" which no one has heard of and now, Eva's appearance (but I guess this is inevitable since they ARE in Mahora after all), Fate's secret love that comes just out of nowhere (and I want to believe it's for convenience), Negi's and Fate's battle coming to an end too easily, and even Tsukiyomi getting beaten in what 1 or 2 pages!? So many cutting corners.
I gotta agree with dawnsan that some stuff was over with too easily. Setsuna was losing that fight ever since Tsukuyomi started using Hina. Tatsumiya, on the other hand, was never seen losing but we never got much on her fight either. altho her fight ending in a stalemate is a a development I can much much more easily "ok" with.
and lets not forget the small stuff Ken has brought up and doesnt seem like we willl hear about them ever again. like the small conversation at the bottom of this page, for instance
Id like to believe Akamatsu is just trying to finish this off before the Negima movie premiers, so hes rushing some things now.
also, really looking forward to Eva at full strength ;D the only times weve seen her do anything at "full strength" were the Tokyo Trip (1 big spell) and her fight with Setsuna back during the Tournament , and I highly doubt that displayed her full strength in either occasion
I think you are right about her true strenght but what me more interests is negi´s corruption of magia erebea. I mean he is not yet a demon we have seen in the fight with fate that magia erebea was acting violently and fate even said that his power was the same as the lifemaker and what will happen to him when he does not stop using it and in chapter 313 we saw that his soul was almost consumed but not entirely. In my opinion ok eva is strong but against so many opponents we do not know whether she could defeat them all and it would really be awesome when we could see a new revived negi in full control of magia erebea in his demon form and of course insanely strong.^^ That would be the right time for it to happen. And the question about the identity of the lifemaker, Dynamis speaks in the chapter of a blood relative and the only possibility would be his mother Arika or the chibi mage which is part of his family.
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I also wonder how that fight will develop. no matter how strong Eva and negi are, there are too many ppl to protect. if it was Negi and Eva vs thoe whole bunch of them (heck, even Eva alone) , without the Ala Alba members tot ake care of, itd be a completely different story tho.
i doubt that eva is coming along alone. she was standing..errr..levitating with others.
it is a common theme in shonen to set up a moment where everything is going right, then someone rushes in a starts beating people up with a baseball bat, till one of the guys who got clobbered gets his own bat and starts smacking them around with it. it adds drama to the story, spice it up, make you worried about the characters. onepiece, bleach, naruto have all ahd these moments. when ichigo got clobbered by aizen (okay, he was ivicerated), naruto had rock lee being crushed, literally, and naruto's fight with sasuke took a turn for the worse, not to mention his fight with gaara. one piece had this when they rescued robin, were surrounded at all sides, and luffy was as limp as a rubbery boned fish after pulverizing a certain psychotic leopard man. ichigo comes along later and drives aizen into the ground, naruto avenges rock lee and saves his ass, though the only good thing with the sausuke fight is that naruto survived and showed he can match him, and the possessed, lovable ship giong merry comes along and sails them out to safety.
I really enjoyed the chapter and thought Evangeline's entrance was just as epic as everyone else, but I have to be honest that, as someone who started somewhere in the middle of this arc after liking the anime, I am having a lot of trouble keeping all of these characters straight. I recognized the other incarnations of Fate, Dynamis, Septemdecim, Nii, and the Lifemaker, but who are the other two new bad guys? (Also, I wonder where the other incarnations of Adad and Atur are. ) While on the subject of characters I don't know, who are Sakura and the other girl with the glasses?
Anyway, I really, really enjoyed the chapter. Eva coming like she does hopefully signals that some of the others from Mahora are coming too like Albireo and the headmaster.
At least the guy on the left appears in the current chapter, I don't have a clue either to who the other guy is.
Edit: The big guy may be one of the earlier incarnations of Nii, seeing hes using Fire in Rakans Flashback, like Nii.
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ehoh, this is a new facebook thing from our dear manga author. can't make it out too well, even after a google translate. here
Today a third day, but I wrote the first story Negima 332, 332 (><). story that still keep getting the first Movie and work from the end of Volume 35 released pretty color 8 / 17. This, this would leave the pinch. orz
it seems he is mentioning that he already has the next two chapters done. perhaps a little early but it is still news from him.
that was on his twitte ra couple days ago.
hes saying that hes been working on ch332 for 3 days now (whenever that was) but he hasnt made much progress cuz of the the movie thing and the color cover for vol35
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