The Wrap-Up: Winter 2015

If you go about doing a season preview, it is only obvious you also close off on a season review. In The Wrap-Up, all of our contributors get to shine a spotlight on the show they thought to be the very best of the past few weeks, as well as reflect back on the preview to…

Parasyte – The Maxim Episode 23

Shinichi goes on the offensive against Gotou in a last desperate attempt. Obviously outmatched, he still manages to survive much longer than Gotou anticipated. After remembering the municipal building incident and getting a lucky strike in, the tide begins to change.

Parasyte – The Maxim Episode 22

Shinichi barely gets to enjoy his afterglow before being put on the run by Gotou. Using their heads and resorting to extreme measures, they still fail to bring him down. Battered and beaten, Shinichi escapes to a rural village. While Gotou continues to search, the livelihood of the villagers is put at risk.

Parasyte – The Maxim Episode 21

Hirokawa reveals his reasons for creating his Parasyte haven, and his final secret is revealed. Meanwhile, Gotou is still on the rampage, and eventually finds his way to Shinichi. Weakened from taking down the many exterminator squads, he decides to retreat, but not before giving Shinichi a clear threat. Starting to struggle with paranoia, Shinchi finds consolation in the arms of Murano.

Parasyte – The Maxim Episode 20

The police try to keep things in order, but human error makes the situation quickly devolve into martial law. On the hunt for Parasytes, the protection of civilians is a secondary concern. Two groups find Gotou, and his invincibility is once again put to the test.

Parasyte – The Maxim Episode 19

Shinichi confronts the killer in front of him. His loss of cool makes Hirama even more suspicious. While Shinichi tries to go back to a peaceful life, Hirama ropes him in for the final assault on Parasyte headquarters.