The Bitter-Sweet End
C. E. May | Tennessee, U.S. | 02/21/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)
""End of Days," the conclusion to "Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok," is considerably darker and less light-hearted overall than the preceding volumes. The quality of the animation and the English-version subbing and dubbing remains unchanged, however, and the rapid (and sometimes short-lived) transitions between silly and serious go smoothly and manage not to feel out of place. Despite the downward-spiral of doom and gloom of the later Loki episodes, the series manages a fairly cheerful ending that doesn't feel rushed or forced. Like most anime series, Loki does not so much end as stop, leaving the viewer wondering if there is a "Loki 2" in the works, but the anticlimactic ending is a typical anime malady, and the end-of-series let-down is not as pronounced in Loki as it is in other series."