Space Family Carlvinson v01 c008-009Octonionic
We finally meet Laika. She doesn't get an introduction, a title, or even a name in her first chapter, but she'll get a lot of screen time for a while. Surprisingly, she's not named after the famous dog of the Soviet space program.
There's also some really nice mecha action from Father. I think some of the footnotes that I can't quite make out are describing his different components and their names.
It's worth noting about now that most of these titles are references to, or direct copies of, titles of Toku shows. These two chapters take their titles from episodes 15 and 41 of Space Sheriff Shaider (宇宙刑事シャイダー), and later Ultra Seven will lend a title.
Finally, have a Corona: