Well, we were hanging out for our usual source to provide us with a good quality video, but we’ve had to settle for off-the-shelf raws instead.
A couple of interesting new characters appear in this episode. More information is in the main post.
So, Angolmois makes an appearance at last. The name “Angolmois” is taken from the writings of Nostradamus. He proclaimed that in 1999 a terrifyingly powerful leader would come from the sky to resurrect the “King of Angolmois”. If you’re curious, a quick web search will come up with countless discussions and interpretations of this text.
With apologies to the voice actor, Maria Sanctuary’s attempted American accent is a double fail. Her father is Chinese, and her mother is English.
For those who haven’t heard of Doraemon before, he’s the eponymous cat from the future in a classic Japanese comedy manga/anime. He’s famous for his magic pocket, which, kind of like The Doctor’s Tardis, can use extra-dimensional space to carry absurdly large and random things.