The Promised Neverland: Season 1, Episode 7 “011145” – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)

Isabella noting it is about time for Krone to go.
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A ton of information about the way the world works is dropped by Sister Krone, but is this all just to throw off the kids or genuine help?


Network
Crunchyroll
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 2/21/2019

There Is So Much You Don’t Know: Sister Krone, Emma, Norman

It is agreed upon to work with Sister Krone, but what wasn’t expected is for her to be so forthcoming. From noting girls, only, are given two paths at age 12 – die or become a mom, that everyone mom has a chip in their chest to make their heart stop and more, she tells them everything. She even goes into the conditions required, lets them look at her tracker, notes if it is broken, a signal is sent out, and killing a mom also sends out a signal. The list goes on and on to include her and Isabella’s age, that there are humans who live outside the system, and there isn’t much security because of the trackers.

The Plan: Ray, Norma, Emma, Gilda, Don

With all that is known, Ray lays out the plan for information gathering, before the escape. Ray will distract mom, Norman and Emma will climb the wall to inspect the vicinity, and Don and Gilda will act as lookouts and help Emma and Norman know to end inspection is necessary. For with 6 days to go, based on Norman’s drive to leave, this has to be done promptly.

The Backup Plan Executed: Ray, Isabella, Sister Krone

Sister Krone discovering something shocking.

With sister Krone being so transparent, the kids wonder if she truly can be trusted? So, a note is plant and Ray seemingly uses his relationship with Isabella to get Sister Krone the boot. We aren’t told the exact reason, but Isabella does end up saying goodbye to Krone.

Other Noteworthy Facts & Moments

  • Isabella is 31
  • Sister Krone is 26 and was raised at Grace Field.
  • The farm’s name is Plant Three.

Question(s) Left Unanswered

  1. How early in life do kids get branded?

Highlights

A Quality Information Drop

From learning guys are screwed from birth, yeah I’m salty about that, to moms being limited to their farms, or else they’ll be killed, we got a whole lot of information. Yet, none of it felt overwhelming or unnecessary. It helped explain so much and left only a few questions left. One being, considering girls get the option at 12 to train to be moms, are there no dads? Also, Isabella, likely, didn’t give birth to all these kids so who birthed them and with whose semen?

Also, there is the need to question who these possible rebel groups are who live outside the demon’s system? Are they any better than the demons or possibly worse? After all, between war and trying to keep their numbers up, I’m sure things aren’t the best for them.

Goodbye Krone!

Isabella saying goodbye to Sister Krone.

Krone has always been a bit too weird for my taste. She bounces around like this is a comedy, and is so stereotypically loud that it makes you wonder why Isabella took this long to make a move. I’m sure 90% of what Krone has said since her arrival echoed through the halls. I doubt Ray even had to confirm a single thing said.

On The Fence

Are They Ever Leaving The Farm?

There are 12 episodes in this season, and I don’t think we’ll be leaving Plant Three until episode 10 at this point. We’ve been taking about a day an episode, and while I can imagine them speeding things up, considering the information Krone dropped, I’m hoping this doesn’t end on a cliffhanger to push for a second season. Since, as fans of anime know, most shows don’t get a second season but, if they do, it takes years.


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The Promised Neverland Season 1 Episode 1 121045 [Series Premiere] - Title Card


Cast & Characters


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Season/ EpisodeSynopsisDirector, Writer, and Introduced ActorsTopics & Focused Characters
Season 1, Episode 10 “130146”Is there any chance Norman won’t end up having his brain eaten by a demon in the year 2045? Time to find out.
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 3/14/2019
  • Let’s Remember The Good Times: Emma, Norman, Ray, Isabella
  • Goodbye Old Friend: Norman, Emma, Isabella
  • Just As Hope Seems Lost/ Bartering: Ray, Emma, Isabella
Season 1, Episode 11 “140146”The kids finally escape but as for how, with who, and how they deal with Isabella, you may not have guessed it.
Director(s)               Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 3/21/2019
  • Ray’s Plan: Ray, Emma
  • Norman’s Plan: Emma, Norman, Ray
  • The Unexpected: Don, Ray, Emma, Isabella
Season 1, Episode 12 “150146”While learning how and if Emma, Ray, and the others escaped you’d think would be the high point, it is actually an emotional sendoff to someone else.
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 3/28/2019
Introduced This Episode
Phil Kouno Hiyori
Leslie  ?
  • What Changed Emma’s Mind: Phil, Gilda, Emma
  • A Leap Of Faith: Ray, Emma
  • Goodbye My Children, Goodbye My Son: Isabella, Leslie, Ray, Emma
Season 1, Episode 8 “021145”Let’s hope the kids prepped for the worst case scenario considering the events of this episode.
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 2/28/2019
Introduced This Episode
Grandma Mami Koyama
  • Goodbye Sister: Sister Krone, Isabella, Grandma
  • All Is Revealed: Isabella, Ray, Norman, Emma, Grandma, Sister Krone
  • Even Pigs Are Happy Before Slaughter: Isabella, Ray, Norman, Emma, Gilda, Don
Season 1, Episode 9 “031145”More and more there is a need to question what the kids of the farm can do, and Norman discovers yet another obstacle.
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 3/7/2019
  • A Backup Plan: Ray, Norman, Emma
  • Infantile Amnesia: Ray
  • The End Of The Rope: Ray, Norman, Emma, Isabella
Season 1, Episode 7 “011145”A ton of information about the way the world works is dropped by Sister Krone, but is this all just to throw off the kids or genuine help
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 2/21/2019
  • There Is So Much You Don’t Know: Sister Krone, Emma, Norman
  • The Plan: Ray, Norma, Emma, Gilda, Don
  • The Backup Plan Executed: Ray, Isabella, Sister Krone
Season 1, Episode 6 “311045”A major complication throws everyone’s escape plans into a loop but, the complication could end up becoming a major solution.
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 2/14/2019
  • What’s Behind The Door?: Don, Gilda, Isabella
  • The Whole Truth and Nothing But The Truth:Don, Gilda, Emma, Norman, Ray
  • Got Caught Slipping: Krone, Emma, Norman, Ray, Don, Gilda, Isabella
Season 1, Episode 5 “301045”The traitor revealed in the last episode explains their relationship with Isabella and complicates things for Norman.
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 2/7/2019
  • Let’s Make A Deal: Ray, Norman
  • Secrets Between Friends: Ray, Norman, Emma
  • Will You Be A Liability Or An Asset?: Ray, Norman, Emma, Gilda, Don
Season 1/ Episode 4 “291045”Norman sets when everyone is going to leave, and that causes them to scramble over who might be the traitor and why.
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 1/31/2019
Introduced This Episode
Gilda Lynn
Don Ueki Shin`ei
  • 11/8: Norman, Ray, Emma
  • Expanding Those In The Know: Norman, Ray, Emma, Gilda, Don
  • A Traitor In Our Midst: Norman, Ray, Emma, Gilda, Don, Isabella, Krone
Season 1/ Episode 3 “181045”As Sister Krone reveals her intentions at the farm, it becomes clear that Emma, Ray, and Norman may not all get what they want if they plan to escape.
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 1/24/2019
  • The Return of Sister Krone, And Her Plans For The Future: Krone, Isabella
  • The Return of Sister Krone, And Her Plans For The Future: Krone, Isabella
  • Putting Plans Into Action: Ray, Norman, Emma, Krone
Season 1/ Episode 2 “131045”With the truth discovered, Emma and Norman scramble to figure a way for not only them to escape, but the 35 others.
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 1/17/2019
Introduced This Episode
Sister Krone Fujita Nao
  • Stay Cool, Let’s Talk About This: Emma, Norman
  • Does She Know?: Momma, Sister Krone, Norman, Emma
  • The Mud Boat: Ray, Norman, Emma

Season 1/ Episode 1 “121045”

The Promised Neverland balances out childhood innocence with the type of creepiness which puts you a tad on edge.

Creator Kaiu Shirai
Director(s) Mamoru Kanbe
Writer(s) Toshiya Ono
Air Date 1/9/2018
Genre(s) Fantasy
Good If You Like Children As Leads In Dark Productions
Isn’t For You If You Like Shows To Be Slower And Build Up To The Shocking Moment Longer
Introduced This Episode
Ray Ise Mariya
Emma Morohoshi Sumire
Norman Uchida Maaya
Conny Ari Ozawa
Isabella Kaida Yuuko

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