Idol Time brings in some idol time travel.
Maybe a bit rushed, but that was a good last episode. …wait, we’ve still got about a month of these left? I was expecting My Dream’s adventures in the past to last a bit longer, but since most of the pieces are already in place, there wasn’t much to do but retrieve the Time Jewel from before it had sunk into the lake. Which was an easy enough task.
Also, Miichiru’s goofy magic spells worked this time. While she knows that Pu isn’t real, this does raise the question of “Was it real after all?” Like maybe that ancient PriPara did have some element of the lost kingdom after all. Or maybe it’s just the system. We know that Meganee has been around for a long time, and it seems like the kind of thing she’d put in on a lark.
With the Time Jewel acquired, the towers of the day and night are able to be fused into a single tower in the middle of the lake. A spot that Falala and Galala can call home together, without having to alternate shifts. Plus they get in a duet that’s really just their songs being played together. Now this, I find interesting. PriPara hasn’t really done many songs like this, but there are a few notable examples in recent anime and TV.
Songs that can stand on their own, but form a counterpoint duet when put together. Shirabe and Kirika’s songs in Symphogear are the first thing that come to mind. The opening for the just recently debuted Lupinranger VS Patranger has similar styles. Even Jewlie and Janice, the previous pair of sisters who got their own songs, just performed the same song. They didn’t have a duet like this, and I look forward to seeing it on the S3 complete song collection. It’s a fairly catchy pair of tunes that work well enough when they’re put together.
So the sisters can work together again, the mystery of the ancient glasses has been solved, and Yui has… not quite gotten everyone their dream back. There’s still that little problem. Hopefully, when the towers were combined, Galala’s dream jewel stash stayed intact. But that problem will have to be dealt with another time. Like I said a few weeks ago, Galala left Pakku feeling ignored as she started to make friends, which backfired in a big way this time.
That newly-formed tower? Pakku ate it and combined with it, turning into a rampaging monster intent on destroying PriPara themselves. Not that PriPara hasn’t dealt with giant monsters before, but this is a little outside the purview of our heroines, even taking into account that they just casually time traveled.
Pakkuzilla proves to be a formidable foe. What comes next for our heroines?