Thursday 15 May 2014

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Season 1 Part 2 Short Review

4 Star conclusion to the Labyrinth of Magic.

magip2coverThis concludes the Labyrinth Saga, going from episodes 14 - 25 (for episode 1-13 review, Magi part 1) and once again we are set in the beautiful and dangerous world of the Magi Aladdin and his best friend marked for Kingship Alibaba. We start right where we left part one in the middle of Balbadd with Alibaba confronting the king and demanding that he step down as a Coup d'etat has just taken place.

magip2aliAlibaba strikes down the king as the Kou Empire princess Kougyuko Ren and her adviser Kuuban Ka enter the room to find out who her husband to be will be. Obviously disappointed in the old king she tells the assembled crowd that they must declare a new king so that the agreement with Kou Empire can be ratified. But that will mean that all citizens will loose their freedom in payment for the debt Balbadd owes to the Banker and the Kou.
magip2sinmean while Aladdin is still unconscious as is Judar one of the three Magi of this age and things around them are happening as the rukh start gathering around each of them, white for Aladdin and Black for Judar. The tide of destiny will fall from grace and as fate reverses its course we find Cassim in the crowd with the Fog group and finds out that Alibaba vows that know one will be king and that the Republic of Balbadd will rise in its place so everyone will live as equals. But Cassim shouts that the riches of monarchy were borne on the backs of the poor and he will fight for them as the black rukh surround him whilst the Al Thamen agent Ithnan looks on from high above. Cassim shouts out thnat the royals should die an Alibaba has to go up against his childhood friend that is now fuelled by the blackness in his heart. the out come will haunt Alibaba for the rest of the arc.

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