WARNING: The next comprises spoilers for Episode 9 of SAKUGAN, “END OF VACATION,” now streaming on Crunchyroll.
Memempu has all the time been portrayed as a mature younger lady, having graduated from college and turn out to be extensively thought to be an excellent genius. She’s revolutionary, clever and passionate. Whereas this all of that is nonetheless true, her concept of maturity is remarkably childlike. In Episode 9, the group of 4 discover themselves in a trip and SOS scenario, due to a cave-in within the Labyrinth. This enables the adults to take pleasure in a while to loosen up, however Memempu solely takes the chance to turn out to be much more high-strung.
Whereas the adults are seemingly having fun with their stranding on an remoted island with none skill to name for assist, Memempu repeatedly tries and fails to execute plans to flee. The adults’ laxness provides her concept that they are immature and her proactiveness makes her probably the most “mature” particular person there. Memempu’s concepts of maturity and the current combat between Gagumber and Zackletu have helped her develop one thing of an impartial, individualist streak. Whereas the remainder of the group had no problem with the combat, Memempu couldn’t absolutely grasp how individuals may proceed to work collectively after a bodily combat.
Memempu additionally couldn’t perceive how individuals may work as a group in the event that they weren’t all on the identical web page. Naturally, this comes from her basic lack of expertise working with others. A lot of Memempu’s earlier work was educational and presumably solitary. The one particular person she wished to group up with probably the most aligned along with her concepts and objectives completely and supported her for them. The one dissenting particular person Memempu has ever labored with is seemingly Gagumber and so they bicker always.
Because the journey started, Memempu gained a brand new motive to seek out the place in her desires: to make sure that Gagumber doesn’t die. Whereas the premonition was understandably terrifying, she lacked a lot confidence in her father that she didn’t inform him till 9 episodes in. In true Gagumber style, he tells Memempu that he wasn’t planning on dying. In actual fact, in Episode 9, he places to relaxation the mistrust and miscommunication that had been festering in her thoughts. He teaches her that even, although individuals might not all the time agree, this doesn’t imply they cannot work collectively.
Memempu’s concepts of maturity, whereas commendable for somebody her age, lack the nuance that comes from with working with others and basic actual life expertise. Memempu continues to get a crash course in being a Marker and rising into the grownup world she already thinks she’s in and is smarter than. The miscommunications wanted to be addressed earlier than going ahead, seeing as terrorist assaults and Labyrinth environmental points are solely getting nearer. One would hope that she’ll have sufficient belief in her group to work collectively. On the very least, Memempu must belief in the truth that she and Gagumber care about one another sufficient to work effectively collectively as companions working the identical machine. With a lot hazard on the horizon, they want to have the ability to belief their security to one another.