WARNING: The next incorporates spoilers for takt op.Future Episode 6, “Sunrise -Rooster-,” now streaming on Crunchyroll.
After final week’s action-packed episode, takt op.Future takes a step again and makes a pit cease in New Orleans. It is a slower episode when it comes to pacing, however it offers some much-needed house for viewers to spend extra time with the characters. Though the primary focus of takt op.Future is on Classical music like Beethoven and Mozart, this episode’s deal with New Orleans permits the highlight to shine on jazz.
Turning right into a Musicart saved Cosette’s life, however it additionally took away her humanity. She is now not the bubbly and energetic lady who needed everybody to listen to Takt’s music. However one thing appears to be shifting inside Cosette — might this imply that the previous Cosette is not misplaced eternally?
The absence of D2s signifies that our heroes get a little bit of a breather to discover New Orleans. Cosette even cracks a joke with Takt, saying that she will discover some D2s if he is so bored, completely surprising him. His shock would not final lengthy when she will get sassy with him, declaring that every one he can actually do is play music. Her supply is a bit flat, however the truth that Cosette can joke round with Takt is already an enormous enchancment to her beforehand robotic countenance.
The trio separates, with Cosette and Anna going to get provides whereas Takt stays within the automotive, solely to wander away to a bar. As they discover the city, Cosette and Anna get dragged into a girl’s dwelling for some cake after she errors Anna for her useless daughter. Cosette surprisingly hits it off pretty effectively with the girl. A little bit of her previous self returns when she begins complaining about Takt to her, maybe like how Cosette might have behaved when she was nonetheless human.
Music pulls Takt into one other bar simply underground, the place just a few individuals are sitting as jazz music blares on the soundtrack. However Takt solely has eyes for the CDs and data stacked on the cabinets, the place he finds his father’s Wagner recording. The dying of Takt’s father nonetheless haunts him even years later. There is a little bit of trepidation in him when he enters the bar as a result of he is afraid of how individuals would possibly react to his father. In any case, it was his father’s ardour and finally his dying that triggered the ban on music.
Takt will get quite a lot of grief from Anna and Cosette for being usually chilly and ineffective for something that is not music-related. Nonetheless, when he begins enjoying the piano, he involves life, his feelings coming by way of the notes. In Episode 2, Takt had feared that his music would by no means be capable of contact anybody’s hearts, however in Episode 6, he clearly manages precisely this. Though Cosette’s former self is gone, he can really feel her presence once more by way of music. Simply as his father as soon as introduced individuals collectively together with his music, Takt is now connecting individuals by way of his.
Cosette acknowledges this. Music is life and dying for Takt — if music is gone eternally, there isn’t a life anymore. For somebody like Cosette, whose life mission has been to destroy D2s ever since her transformation right into a Musicart, it is a important epiphany for her to have. She is not saving individuals by killing the D2s; she’s saving individuals by defending Takt’s music.