The Koutetsujou arrived at Iwato Station, the last fortification to break into the stronghold, Kongoukaku.
The Shogunate is alerted of Biba, who is highly reputed among the masses. Biba’a way is blocked block, but he requests for a meeting with the lord of Iwato Station, and…
Biba and the Hunters’s plan to overthrow the Shogunate has finally begun.
Biba’s plan has finally begun; he wants to overthrow the Shogunate.
He exposed his brutal deeds to achieve his goal, bringing Kabane into the town and created a hell. The previous episodes showed him as someone who was rather calm and sensible, but apparently that impression of his turned out to be false.
He is completely full of himself. What he wants is “a world where cowards die out and the strong survive”. It is a cutthroat competition that does not even concern you to be a human or Kabane, but only allows the strong to live.
Biba wants the world of darkness, and it is far from what Ikoma and others hope for.
He tricked Mumei to help bring Kabane inside the Iwato Station. He uses anything and anyone he can make use of. His true nature is thoroughly unveiled.
He has definitely crossed the line that a human shouldn’t have; he artificially turned Horobi into a Black Smoke to destroy the Daimon gate. Horobi went out of control but hesitated to kill Biba on the brink. Biba didn’t hesitate at all and stabbed her to death with just one stroke. What does he even take his own people for? It appears that he only saw her as his pawn in the game to achieve his goal. I never imagined him to be this much insane when I watched the previous episode.
I sensed a fear where his subordinates all screamed “Liberation!” after Biba announced that he would liberate the people and destroy the Kongoukaku as the symbol of mankind’s cowardice. I cringed at their ardent admiration for him. I just can’t understand why they all want to follow him when he only sees them as his pawns. He may possess great charisma that isn’t shown in the show.
Meanwhile, the show now features the “Biba vs the Shogun” aspect. I had expected this show to be about humans fighting Kabane, and it is a bit of a letdown to find humans fight amongst themselves.
However, it is also interesting to see how Ikoma and others try to fight against these insane people. It is rather nice that we cannot tell where this story is going.
Episode 9 has shaken the spheres. Biba’s true nature is revealed, we learned that hell is created by a human, and the story suddenly accelerated. Can Ikoma and his friends stop them? Can Kongoukaku stop them? Let’s check that out in the next episode.
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