Howling Echoes From the Kingdom of the Past

Howling Echoes From the Kingdom of the Past is an anime episode of Gosick that was released on 02/25/2011

Synopsis

Howling Echoes from the Kingdom of the Past - "Kako no Ōkoku ni Tōboe ga Kodama Suru" (過去の王国に遠吠(ぼ)えがこだまする)

The recent murders of two of the village's visitors is solved,as well as the true identity of Elder Theodore's murderer, along with the revelation that the village of Seyrun is an independent nation ruled my its king, who is the village elder.

Full Plot Summary

Opening Theme

"Destine Histoire" by yoshiki☆lisa

Derek asks why did the old man kill his friend, Raoul; Ambrose explains that Sergius was hunting for wolves. Victorique finds an acorn. Ambrose states that Sergius did not do it and thinks of Brian Roscoe who brought electricity. Ambrose states that Brian Roscoe made him interested in the outside world. Victorique tells Ambrose that he has given her proff. At the church at night, Victorique and the others wait. A shadow moves,and Grevil and the others catch Derek stealing the ornamental jar.

Derek's downfall
Derek's downfall

Victorique states that the murders were caused by their quarrels, and that Derek was disguised as Alan. She explains that after the fight with Harminia, Derek beat Alan until he is unconscious. The proof is the acorn which is in on the bodies of his friends. Derek shoots Raoul at the same time when Sergius shot because of the wolf's howl. Therefore, Sergius is innocent.

Before turning in Derek, Sergius states that this village is a country called Seyrun and that he is king of this country. Kujo asks why Grevil is here. Victorique states that Grevil is here to arrest someone to get glory, and she also explains that Mildred is talking on the phone with Grevil. Grevil's purpose is to follow Victorique. They leave to prove Cordelia is innocent.

Harminia waits
Harminia waits

In the town square, a masked man whispers to Harmina in front of a fire. The masked man whispers to Harminia who confesses that she has killed Elder Theodore. She unmasks Kujo and asks how he imitate his voice. Ambrose thinks she innocent, but Victorique talks about the movement of pigeons. On that night, Harminia waited for the elder hidden in a clock. When the gold coins spill on the floor, the elder start collecting the coins. She pounces on him and stabs him. Harminia then hides back inside the clock. This is how Cordelia is framed. Also, the clock did not chime because Harminia was hiding inside of it.

Sergius's law is absolute
Sergius's law is absolute

Harminia states that she heard her future that in twenty years, she would died. Sergius asks Ambrose to behead Harminia. Ambrose hesitates and tells Harminia to run. As Sergius glances at Victorique, they find out that Harminia starts a fire on the mansion. Harminia starts spreading the fire. Victorique, Ambrose, and the others find Harminia on the bridge. She burns the bridge which is only path to the outside world. Sergius states that the bridge is unnecessary.

Victorique cares for Kujo
Victorique cares for Kujo

Kujo, Victorique, and Grevil rush to put out the fire while Harminia comments how Victorique's eyes are the color of sin. Harminia charges at Victorique with a spear, and she tells them that she will wipe that sin, so she can live. During her counting, she manages to cut Kujo's body. Victorique begs Kujo to stand down, but Kujo states that he will protect her because Victorique is his friend. He manages to tackle her, but before Harminia could stab Kujo, Ambrose attempts to take her spear. In their struggle, Harminia loses her spear and falls over the bridge. Suddenly, the bridge collapses, Kujo falls. Yet, Victorique grabs his hand and tells him to climb. While she cries, she tells him that they will always be together. Meanwhile, a red haired man tells a blonde girl that the sin is washed.

Ambrose and the others are on a cart leaving the village. Victorique explains that Seyun is the name of a forgotten forest tribe that defended from all foreign invaders.

On the following day, Victorique is proud to have restore Cordelia's honor. Kujo realize that Victorique did not ask the elder whether she get taller. Yet, the viewers do not know her question because Kujo gets interrupted. Victorique hides her burnt hands and tells Kujo to head to their usual place with a smile.

Closing Theme

"Resuscitated Hope" by Lisa Komine

Points of Interests

  • Seyun is name of a forgotten forest tribe that defended its village from all foreign invaders.
  • A red haired man and a blonde woman is seen after Harminia has fallen to her death.

Characters & Voice Actors

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Grevil de Blois ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Hidenobu Kiuchi ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Victorique ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Aoi Yūki ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Kujo Kazuya ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Takuya Eguchi ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Mildred Arbogast ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Akeno Watanabe ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Ambrose ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Atsushi Abe ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Harminia ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Houko Kuwashima ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Derek ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yoshinori Fujita ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)

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Takashi Tomioka Character Artist/Designer Animation Director (OP/ED)
Mari Okada Series Composition
Hitoshi Nanba Director
Kotaro Nakagawa Music
Hiroko Kazui Storyboard ED

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