Cel Number: A1
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Mission Eighteen: Schuld
Original Air Date: August 19, 1998
ger.Schuld = Guilt
Mission 18 is one of my favourites! Not only is it Ken's episode arc of the second half of the series, it comes the closest to touching on Ken's religious background as introduced in his Dramatic Collection arc, The Holy Children. Even though the DC has Ken forming a relationship with Nagi Naoe of Schwarz, Schuld is Farfarello's backstory in the anime.
I also like how Ken tells Omi (who is missing from this cel) that Ruth reminds him of his mother...or maybe she reminds him of Sister Amamiya from the DC, who was the same to him.
Anyway, the sequence is when Farfarello responds to Ruth's internet posting and meets her at her church. Ken and Omi, who were worried for her and laying in wait, spring forth to aid her...much to her protests.
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