For all those ditching the anime because the Mob Psycho 100 manga is too far along the story, watch episode 8. At least this way you can see how amazing the anime adaptation is, as it brings to life epic scenes from the manga. This particular episode will literally make you hold your breath. Here is an episode 8 recap and Mob Psycho 100 Episode 9?Spoilers.
Hanazawa Teru disrupts Mob?s date with Tome and brings him to where the trouble is. Mob soon finds out that Ritsu was the one causing the ruckus. Just as when Ritsu thought Mob will be disappointed, Ritsu starts saying mean things. To this, Mob reacts in the opposite way. He happily congratulates Ritsu for finally awakening his psychic power, commending him for his perseverance.
Mob, being his kind self, bows for forgiveness to those hurt by Ritsu – ?believing that it is wrong to use their powers against others. This infuriates Ritsu even more. He was ready to stop his brother but gets interrupted by the hooded, adult esper (Koyama). Koyama slams Ritsu?s face to the ground like it was nothing. This is where you start holding your breath.
Of course, Mob?s instinct to protect his little brother kicks in. He tries to attack but was not successful. Mob gets beaten to a pulp, like 10x over and it was really hard to watch. Mob soon resolves that this is one of the few times when he needs to fight back. He activates his 100% full power and aggressively fights Koyama, causing massive destruction to the surroundings as well. Koyama is taken aback as Mob?s power intensifies by the minute. He stops Mob by using a cheap trick – pepper spray. Mob falls for a moment but then gets back up again. Surprised, Koyama escapes and takes Ritsu with him.
Surely this scene will get to hit Ritsu to the core. Knowing that his brother, Mob, would sacrifice his life for him will hopefully help him choose the right path.
In Mob Psycho 100 Episode 9, we will get to know the CLAW?s motives in imprisoning espers and who?s the mastermind behind this criminal organization. Ritsu will then play out an escape plan with the kids from the Awakening Lab, while Teru and Mob will come to the rescue.
Gone will be the days when we thought Mob is OP and could just one shot every villain. We will meet more espers in the coming episodes, perhaps even ?more formidable than Koyama. Mob, Ritsu, including Hanazawa (Teru) will be pushed to their limits.
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