Last week’s science babble infodump continues as Taku learns not only about the origin of delusional powers, but has to deal with the implications of being a Gigalomaniac himself. The tried and trusted science adventure approach of taking scientific theories and bending them into the supernatural works reasonably well, even though I found the brief philosophical detour into consensus reality (and Taku addressing the mind-body problem so crucial for this story’s setting) a lot more intriguing than the bottom line of “well, we call it psychokinesis to make laypeople understand, but in the end, it really just boils down to psychokinesis, no matter how much we dress it up”.

Check out my full review of Chaos;Child, episode 5 over at ANN.