WARNING: The next comprises spoilers for 86 Eighty-Six Episode 15, “Welcome Back,” now streaming on Crunchyroll.
The long run has been a relentless matter in 86 Eighty-Six Half 2 up up to now. Shin and the remainder of the previous Spearhead Squadron determined to desert the snug and peaceable lives Ernst granted them within the Giad Federacy as a result of they felt they belonged on the battlefield. When Ernst responded that he’d like them to have sure alternatives after the struggle, they have been silent. They hadn’t thought-about the truth that this struggle will not final ceaselessly.
Shin, Raiden, Anju, Theo and Kurena have all been avoiding interested by the long run. Having spent a lot of their lives on the battlefield, they suppose it is solely pure to proceed preventing till they finally die. Nonetheless, the struggle will finish sooner or later and there’s a likelihood they’re going to survive. Due to this fact, they should begin critically interested by what comes afterward.
In 86-Eighty-Six Episode 15, the Giad navy is getting ready for an imminent large-scale Legion assault. In accordance with Grethe, they anticipate to give you the chance beat again the Legion forces with their present numbers, however Shin has his doubts. His energy to detect Legion mechas appears to point there will probably be excess of the Giad navy is anticipating. He makes an attempt to warn Grethe about this however she finds it exhausting to imagine, and he will not press the topic as a result of he is maintaining his energy a secret.
Afterward, younger Frederica visits Shin’s room they usually focus on Eugene’s dying, which has clearly been on Shin’s thoughts. She tells him that not like his room — which is nearly devoid of something private — Eugene’s room had footage of his sister in it. She additionally reveals that her knight, Kiriya Nouzen, was a member of the Nouzen clan like Shin and the 2 are very related.
Shin asks her why Kiriya turned a Legion, and she or he solemnly responds it was her fault. Kiriya ended up going insane as he fought to guard Frederica and her household from rebels — who turned out to be members of the present Giad navy. Kiriya misplaced his household and everybody he knew within the chaos, thus, defending Frederica turned all he had. When the Federacy finally discovered Frederica and her household, she was spared however they publicly confirmed the imperial mantle she wore as proof of her dying.
Kiriya noticed the imperial mantle and believed Frederica to be useless, leaving him nothing left to stay for. When the Legion have been wandering the battlefield searching for issues they might recycle, Kiriya simply stood there and allow them to get him. This reminded Frederica of how simply folks die, and she or he urges Shin to run if the upcoming battle will get too harmful. She stresses that saving Kiriya is not value his or the others’ deaths.
Frederica tells Shin that all of them nonetheless have a future and it can’t be taken from them, however Shin is as soon as once more confused at these ideas. Channeling a earlier dialog Shin had with Lena, Frederica tells him to consider issues like the place he desires to go on his subsequent go away and what he desires to do sometime.
Quickly afterward, Shin finds Raiden, who reminds him to maintain his energy to listen to the Legion hidden as a result of the Federacy aren’t the saints they suppose they’re. Raiden fears Shin may change into their guinea pig in the event that they ever discover out about it. Oddly, but not unexpectedly, he then asks Shin if he is interested by something he would not have to.
As has been the theme of Episode 15, Raiden is referring to the long run. It is virtually disturbing how the Spearheads deal with their ideas of the long run, as if it is taboo. Shin says Frederica instructed him to consider it however he by no means has, as a result of he is by no means wanted to. Raiden mentions it was across the time of the day they’d often be speaking to Lena, and asks if he thinks she’s doing okay. Shin would not reply, but it surely’s apparent he was interested by her and considering a future past struggle as 86-Eighty-Six continues.