(Warning: This post contain some spoiler to the Chimera Ant story arc of Hunter x Hunter
Just a few months ago, I’ve finally finished watching the entirety of Chimera Ant story arc in Hunter x Hunter. On the whole, I can definitely see the reason for why so many people praises what it seems to be one of the most ambitious story arc that has ever been told in any anime, despite the fact I didn’t quite connect to the arc emotionally. Granted, I’m not exactly a big fan on how the series decided to narrate every single thoughts and action character go through in a way to create tension, but there’s also on the fact that I………secretly wanted to hate this arc. But that’s a whole different story for another time.
The arc itself has quite many greatly executed dramatic moments. Killua’s breakdown, Meruem’s forgiveness, Meruem last moment with Komugi, Reina’s return. But if have to say the one that’s really impressed me the most however, is Gon’s downfall on episode 131.