Awesome / Dai no Daibouken

  • Hyunkel gets a succession of two awesome moments, that made it in the anime :
    • During his fight with Hadler, after getting his armor pierced and filled with flames, he still stands up on pure Heroic Willpower alone, unleashing Grand Cross and wiping every low level mook.
    • Just after that first awesome moment, when Hadlar somehow escaped damage by using his mooks as a shield, and goes for the finishing blow from behind, with a lot of Evil Gloating, just as it seems he is helpless and screwed, Hyunkel tops his previous moment of awesome, using his very last spark of Heroic Willpower to turn his sword on his helmet back into a blade... piercing Hadlar's second heart, who dies acknowledging Hyunkel's victory, sincerely impressed by his valor. Hadlar's death does not stick, but this would be the first step to him seeking true victory as a Noble Demon, ultimately redeeming himself.
  • The Dragon Rock Castle is finally revealed to be a Humongous Mecha, wreaking havok with its laser eyes, massive strength and hordes of Mooks... until Dai steps in and single-handedly demolishes it.
  • Vearn finally meets Avan's disciples, who are at full strength, much younger, furious at the death of one of their most powerful allies, and outnumber him five to one... HE WIPES THE FLOOR WITH THEM.
  • Due to him receiving the most Character Development in the story, Pop is a mine of these: He makes an epic one-man stand against Baran's Dragon Elite, a Heroic Sacrifice to explode against Baran himself (and would've seriously injured him had Baran not chickened out at the last moment), becomes capable of throwing massive spells, and stops Vearn's Kaiser Phoenix with two fingers.
  • Fuam playing soccer with Alvinas' Thousand Needles barrage, before blasting a hole in her chest. In the shape of a tiger.
  • In his final battle, Hyunkel, after being beaten to an inch of his life by a horde of Mooks, is ambushed by eight Chrome Champions. He tears them apart with his bare hands.
  • The secondary characters finally get one near the end when, after receiving a beatdown by the Big Bad, the heroes cannot stop the imminent apocalypse. Realizing what needs to be done, all of the friends they've made during their journey rush to the pillars and stop them themselves.
  • With his Hyper Zombie defeated, Zaboera escapes from the battle, only to find Crocodin waiting for him. Zaboera pleads for mercy, promising not to hurt anyone anymore. Crocodin lowers his axe... and Zaboera attacks him with his poisoned nails. Crocodin points at the handle of his axe, already falling to trap Zaboera's hands.
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