This article contains major spoilers from Heavenly Illusion Episode 3.
heavenly illusion (Tengoku Daimakyo) Episode 3 takes us on an emotional journey through Kiriko’s past and the events that led to the transplant of her brother’s brain into her body. The episode begins with Kiriko participating in an electro-kart-racing event, and her brother Haruaki getting chased by some hooligans. We are introduced to a new character, Robin, who Haruki still idolizes and admires.
The ethics of brain transplants: is the cost of saving a life too high?
Things take a turn for the worse when Haruki sees a man-eater nearby and decides to handle it himself. Unfortunately, the tables turn, and the cannibal begins to absorb her instead. Kiriko tries to save her brother, but loses her limbs in the process. In a desperate bid to save his life, Kiriko abandons her body, allowing Haruaki to take over her body through a brain implant. This decision leads people to question the effectiveness of the process, which erases the mind/memories of the original body, in the context of “saving lives”.
Cliffhanger alert: Another twist in an already suspenseful tale
Haruki, now in Kiriko’s body, learns that his men and Robin are nowhere to be found. The episode sheds light on how Kiriko ended up with Maru and explains to him how Haruki’s brain ended up in his body. However, their conversation is overheard by an unknown person. Later, they encounter another ogre on the ship, and the episode ends on another cliffhanger. (Also Read: Heavenly Illusion Episode 2 shocks with unexpected confessions and plot twists!,
Heavenly Illusion keeps the audience hooked to its unique story
The emotional depth of Kiriko’s character is a highlight of the episode. We see him sacrificing his body to save his brother’s life, which is a testimony to his love and devotion towards his family. The scene in which Haruki is being eaten by a man-eater is particularly gruesome, and the scene of the collapse of the hospital is so well done that it leaves a lasting impression on the audience. (Also Read: Heavenly Illusions Episode 1: Experience the Duality of Life with Heaven and Hell,
Best episode ever: Episode 3 of Heavenly Illusion raises the stakes and leaves viewers on the edge of their seats
Heavenly Illusion continues to impress with its unique story and well-developed characters. The series is known for raising more questions than answers, which adds to its appeal and keeps the audience hooked. The show’s ability to create an atmosphere of tension and unease is also admirable, making it a must-watch for fans of psychological horror. Science Novel. (Also Read: The opening and closing songs of Heavenly Illusion are out now: Rock & Pop Legends Unite!,
Episode 3 of Heavenly Illusion is easily the best episode of the series so far. It takes us on an emotional rollercoaster through Kiriko’s past and raises some thought-provoking questions about the ethics of brain transplants. The episode ends on a cliffhanger, leaving the audience anxiously waiting for the next episode and revealing many of the secrets of the show.