Arrow Kicks Off 2019 With Fun New Twists

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Warning: Full spoilers for Arrow Season 7, Episode 10 below. If you need a refresher on where we left off, check out our review of Arrow Season 7, Episode 9

Before transitioning into the “Elseworlds” crossover and then taking a few weeks off for the holidays, Arrow hit viewers with one of the more memorable twists in recent years. Star City’s imposter Green Arrow is none other than Oliver Queen’s half-sister, Emiko. Thankfully, the series isn’t wasting any time digging into the implications of that reveal. This episode serves as a choppy start to 2019, but one that sets several intriguing subplots in motion.

This episode is the first to give us a truly in-depth look at Sea Shimooka as Emiko. So far, she’s fine in what’s turned out to be a fairly straightforward role. Shimooka has the necessarily physicality and brooding darkness, but the series isn’t calling for much else just yet. Hopefully that’ll change as Emi and Ollie come face-to-face for the first time next week.

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