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JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Wastes Some Opportunities

STARDUST CRUSADERS #9 -- Watch & Learn. Farewell, Singapore?

All right, I’m actually confused, now…

Didn’t Rubber Soul say that he ate Kakyoin? That’s how he’s able to assume others' forms, right? And wasn’t that his answer to Jojo #3, clarifying that he wasn’t actually possessing Kakyoin? So… what’s the deal with the real Kakyoin showing up with Jojo #2’s entourage? I suppose you could always say that Rubber Soul was lying selectively. JOJO’s isn’t a show to point out plot holes with, either, but still... when those plot holes get confusing, they're worth bringing them up.

Anyway, it’s a quibble by degrees, but I wasn’t as enthralled with this week’s villain as I was with last week’s. Maybe there was just something how the gold goo gimmick that made it look like Jojo #3 was alternately being attacked by honey or phlegm. Sure, you still had the constantly ratcheching tension which made it look like Jojo #3 had no hope of beating this guy. I guess the release just wasn’t as cathartic because Rubber Soul didn’t resemble any of my childhood fears the way Devo did.

And maybe I’m a little disappointed that they’re leaving Singapore so quickly, too. Sure, I have some personal interest in the setting, but still, it seems like a bit of wasted opportunity. I’ve been to the hotel that the Stardust Crusaders stayed at, and passed the Merlion many time. Hell, I’ve even walked down bike paths that were almost exactly like the one Rubber Soul revealed himself on. So, it still puzzles me that this locale was selected just to stage a set piece on the cable cars that run from Mount Faber to Sentosa. That's all? Really?

And it shocks me that there wasn’t gag about the stinky ‘King of All Fruit’ - - the durian. Anne winches her nose about a coconut? No, c’mon. Do a little more research, pal...

Watch "Yellow Temperance" and decide for yourself, then read my comments on the previous batch of episodes.

YotaruVegetaon July 3, 2014 at 9:26 a.m.

No, he ate Kakyoin. He should've been more specific and said that he ate only part of Kakyoin, but he's an evil baddie bad guy, so he kinda neglects being totally forthcoming.

Can't stay in Singapore too long. Gotta get to Egypt!

zaldaron July 3, 2014 at 8:22 p.m.

Sooo no comment on the fine for littering? And explain the smelly fruit.....

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