The first thing I would like to talk about is my favorite Kyoryuger, Nobuhara! Recently I even started to like Amy so how is Nobuhara's second focus episode go for him. I think it went very well as he is still my favorite. I like a man who is a family man and he is that even if he is not a father. I still find it interesting that he is not the father, but the uncle of Rika. I will say some of his explanations were off with the first one saying that the only reason that he wasn't hypnotized was because he was a superhero. Kinda odd, but I can see why he didn't fall for it. I will get to that reasoning later, but back to Nobu. He still kept his very humorousness attitude with his puns and I am a fan of puns here and there. He is very good with them and he didn't show much of his strength in this episode, physically wise. What he did show was his strong emotional side as he reveals some of his past moments with his brother in law. It's even an explanation on why he does his puns all the time. Overall I was still happy with his character and this episode shows more of his emotional strengths.
The monster of the week was very interesting. He had a very different design compared to the past monster and he fits with sorrow. I loved this theme he had with the maze like patterns on his body, but I think the skin color could have been different. Oh well design wise he was very interesting and I loved what he did with the maze. He made people see an old person from their past. With Rika and her mother they both saw Kenichi the husband and father. The monster was quite effective and he kept the rest of the team away. There was one thing that was very disappointing with him though. I will bring it up in the mech fight. Overall it was a unique creature and gave off a very 80's and 90's vibe with the idea of maze which made me think of Liveman.
How will it charge up?
Another good thing I am seeing right now is that Torin is doing more and good things as well. He is worried about Pteragordon and he should be since it is already fighting the team. He knows only a warrior can activate this part of them. I bet he will do more in the future episodes as this is a good start for him being competent. The other heroes were mostly just doing good things then. Red and Pink did well in combat and that was it. Green and Black worked together with the barrier and with Rika's help they got it! So yea Nobuhara was the main focus, but in other episodes this wasn't a problem so why is it here?
Next Time: Torin steps in the ring!