Re: Episode 18
Whoa, was that some Imaishi animation? Or at least one of those Gainax (or former Gainax, probably) guys.
And so Maria's new role in the story becomes... well, not exactly clear, but definitely prevalent. Very interesting to see where this heads.
Also, the "Hello" and "Goodbye" were very interesting choices. I thought they worked really well.
Avatar: Tomoya Okazaki from Clannad/Clannad After Story (courtesy of Jun Kuga/Fudce from The Fandom Post)