Recap / Cross Ange Ep 22 Necessary
Ange seemingly has nothing to live for after Momoka and Tusk are assumed dead. Meanwhile, Salia gets jealous of Ange and Ersha decides to leave the Diamond Rose Knights. Embryo plans to combine the two worlds together and create a new world of humanity.
Tropes in this episode include:
- Disney Death: Momoka and Tusk have survived their battle with Embryo.
- Driven to Suicide: Ange attempts to commit suicide with a pistol during her Heroic B.S.O.D., but it doesn't work out.
- Due to the Dead: Ersha mourns for the children after Embryo turns on her and Nonna mourns for Marika.
- Foreshadowing: Embryo abandons the world leaders by the end of the episode. Guess what he does to the remaining members of the Diamond Rose Knights in "Eve of Destruction"?
- Good People Have Good Sex: Ange and Tusk finally have sex for three nights.
- Grand Finale: Part 1 of 4, Embryo severs the Mana network and begins to merge the two Earths and Ange returns to the Aurora to join The Alliance.
- Grey Rain of Depression: Ersha suffers a Heel Realization in the rain.
- Heel Realization: Ersha realizes that she was used as an Unwitting Pawn.
- Heroic B.S.O.D.: Ange goes through a major one for this episode. At least until Tusk returns.
- Hourglass Plot: In a sense. The beginning of the series presented the World of Mana as a perfectly peaceful utopia, with Norma dubbed as violent, antisocial outcasts who rejected Mana. By now, on top of all of the revelations that have steadily come to light that have exposed the former as a Dystopia and the latter fighting for their own freedom, the disappearance of Mana has revealed the general mainland populace to be quite violent and antisocial themselves as they turn on each other, while the Norma only fight to live yet live for the livelihood of each other, as seen when Nonna is mourning for Marika, who had just been killed by Chris in the heated skirmish in "The Survivors".
- The Magic Goes Away: The Mana network is severed, causing panic and riots amongst the civilians.
- Mass "Oh, Crap!": The citizens of Misurugi when Embryo combines the two worlds together.
- Meaningful Echo: Tusk's words of survival is what stops Ange from being Driven to Suicide.
- Never My Fault: Embryo blames the cause of the two worlds on the world leaders.
- Oh, Crap!:
- The World leaders when they realize that Embryo tricked them.
- Sylvia when the Mana network is severed.
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Ersha decides to bail out of the Diamond Rose Knights after experiencing a Heel Realization.
- What the Hell, Hero?: Jasmine tells Jill that if the latter would have been nicer to Salia, she wouldn't have been betrayed to Embryo.
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Embryo abandons the world leaders by the end of the series.