UNITED STATES OF SMASH!!
Episode 11 was everything it was supposed to be and more.
The episode was not just fists flying but had an emotional weight behind it.
Despite All Might’s weakened appearance, he smashed his way through to the end of that fight. It may have taken all of his strength, but he showed that he had to claim victory, not for himself but for all of those counting on him. He truly showcased the power of One For All.
The episode also marked All Might’s final farewell to One for All as his flames died out. This was the official transition of All Might from being the number one hero to merely a spectator and teacher who has now left everything on Izuku’s shoulders.
As All Might said “Next, it’s your turn.”
We also saw that All For One considers Shigaraki as his successor and shows deep compassion for him, despite him being an evil brat.
Through this fight we see that All For One truly hated all might and tried in several ways to break and defeat him. In this episode we saw them both push themselves beyond their limits.
From this episode we see that All For One and One For All are now in the hands of their successors!
Episode 12 was not as action packed as episode 11, however it did highlight the emotional implications and strains being placed on the young heroes’ parents.
For instance, Deku’s mother is a pure example of how the events which have been occurring have impacted the parents.
She wants Deku to follow his dream but not at the cost of his life.
Despite it not being action packed, the episode was still relevant to the story as it gave an in-depth view of how the characters are being shaped for the future.
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