A good episode afterall.. first half better than second.. again rushed gym battles being quite frequent in BW.. nevertheless Excadrill was able to score its revenge eventhough Haxorus was underplayed.. Druddigon defence seems to be high enough to block ice beam nd dragon rush(midway) and defeat Dragonite(taste of its own medicine).. fitting end to Iris saga being counted as future gym leader of Opelucid(fair enuf but needs to train her dragons more).. Hope that fraxure becomes one of Iris's pokes :)
So, that's Iris sidelined after the saga. But with two Dragon types? Really?
Really nice episode. The first half with Iris' problems living in society was really nice and quite amusing as well. I laughed when she climbed that tower to make herself calm down about upcoming battle against Shaga and when Junsar was after her.
Soryu Gym was really cool with all those Dragon/Crimgan/Ononokus/Sazandora statues. The battle didn't last really long, but I'm just happy to see some Doryuzu battle screentime so I won't complain. I was also really surprised that Doryuzu vs Ononokus was first, I was expecting to see it last. Kairyu vs Crimgan was really nice battle also in animation-wise, and the music (Black & White Ending Theme) was perfect. Too bad it'll be probably replaced in the dub.
And some great example about what we who don't know Japanese will miss: I didn't know about Iris becoming a Gym Leader before reading it from here.
Iris is a Gym Leader in the first set of games =\
I really hope we see Kibago evolve soon.
Excadrill is getting is what Axew should be getting but since it was her first Pokemon, it of course make sense. I wonder why the writers didn't want her to have other dragon Pokemon other than her having a Excadrill when she was first introduced? I would have loved to have seen her with a Crimgan abit earlier but nevermind.
TV ratings for this episode - 5.1%
I wanted the battle to last longer than it was :(
Hoping for an Axew evolution soon. (Another gen for both maybe?)
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Considering her lack of interest and dislike for Soryu city, become a gym leader is not a good choice for her.
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