Somali and The Forest Spirit 12 – Bonded Father and Child

Five very important things happened in this season finale. Golem kicks ass. Golem almost dies. Golem tries to leave Somali. Somali roasts him. Golem cries.

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Somali and The Forest Spirit 11 – Those Who Protect and those Who Threaten

The humans were scared of a species that didn’t look like them. Humans called them ‘grotesques’ and killed them without any rhyme or reason. Because of this, this other species retailiated by killing, selling and eating the humans until their population dwindled to almost exstinct. Thus began a war. Now this species lives holds prejudices in their hearts against all humans.

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Somali and the Forest Spirit 10 – The Infant Child and the Green Fortress

Golem likes to say he doesn’t have feelings and by now we know that’s not true but even the beginning he protected her. I’d like to think he always had emotions but because in lived in a solitary existence he never had a chance to show them.

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Somali and The Forest Spirit 08 – Meeting and Bonds Prayed for

I’m not going to lie. Humans ain’t shit. Well at least in this anime and honestly they way we’re portrayed isn’t exactly wrong either. Maybe a bit over exaggerated but there’s some truth to the portrayal.

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Somali and The Forest Spirit 07- The Footsteps That Stalk the Witches

I swear I feel like Somali has some secret ability because she always finds things and trouble just draws to her like a moth to flame.

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Somali and the Forest Spirit 06 – Dying Flowers Look Up at the Birds

After this episode I’m going to need a minute. This anime took a turn I was in no way prepared for. I get it characters have trauma. It builds their character. It gives them depth and a little relatability. Under normal circumstances I wouldn’t bat an eyelash at the sight of somebody being murdered. I…

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Somali and the Forest Spirit 05 – The Wandering Birds

Also what in the hell is wrong with Haitora [besides the obvious] that when she first told him of her intentions he didn’t put more umph in his hell no. Like seriously Haitora speak up we can’t hear you.

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Somali and the Forest Spirit 04 – The Wishing Flower and the Promise Request

No matter what Golem feels the tone of his voice never changes so you have to pay careful attention to his words and actions. You can tell Golem is trying to understand the sudden emotions coursing through him in regards to Somali and her wellbeing.

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Somali and the Forest Spirit 03 – The Sea at the Bottom of the Cave

Episode three started off with a sad recap of the reality that Golem faces. That recap set the tune for the remainder of the episode. Golem seems to have a one track mind at times. He focuses on the task he’s given to further their journey but in the process emotionally neglects Somali. Because of…

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