BNA: Brand New Animal season 1, episode 8 recap and breakdown The real Silver Wolf.

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Summary

Episode 8 sees plenty of secrets spilt as the city is on a knife-edge as something underneath is bubbling.

This recap of Netflix anime series BNA: Brand New Animal season 1, episode 8, “The Mole Rat Speaks” contains significant spoilers.

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How does BNA: Brand New Animal season 1, episode 8, “The Mole Rat Speaks” open?

Episode 8 begins with Alan accepting the Church into the city and updating the Mayor. The city is happy to see the Silver Wolf. Nazuna tells Michiru not to tell anyone that she is really human. Michiru promises not to.

The transformation of Yaba

Meanwhile, Director Yaba manages to flee from his prison cell by morphing into a huge beast. Shirou tries fighting Yaba but struggles. Michiru joins in to help. She uses her wings to fly Yaba to the pier — Shirou holds on. She drops Yaba on a building. Yaba’s huge horn impales Shirou. Bleeding profusely, Shirou tells Michiru to run but she continues to help.

I want to learn more

Shirou then transformers into a bigger being and reveals himself to be the true Silver Wolf. He fends off Yaba. Afterwards, Shirou is severely injured. Michiru admits to the mayor that she knows little about being a beastman and wants to know more about the Silver Wolf. The mayor tells Michiru that Shirou has been the Silver Wolf for a thousand years and tells her the story of the ordinary wolf beastman. The blood of his murdered clan gave the wolf immortality and he became the protector of beastmen. Humans tried using beastmen as weapons in the second world war and Shirou massacred everyone who experimented on the beastmen.

How does BNA: Brand New Animal season 1, episode 8, “The Mole Rat Speaks” end?

The mayor tells Michiru not to tell anyone that Shirou is the Silver Wolf. Michiru wants to tell Nazuna that the real Silver Wolf exists and Shirou gives her permission. Episode 8 sees plenty of secrets spilt as the city is on a knife-edge as something underneath is bubbling.


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