Reviews of Loki season 2 are rolling out and many of them are pretty savage as well. Those who wished that Loki’s spinoff would bring the MCU universe back on the stage might be disappointed.
Critics are very critical about the second season of Loki. Season 1 of Loki was the second-highest-rated Marvel spinoff with a 92% score, whereas season 2 scored 88% which is far below compared to the previous one.
The Storyline of Loki Season 2:
Loki season 2 begins from where the season 1 was left off. Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston) encounter He Who Remains, the creator of Time Variance Authority (TVA) and Variants of Kang the Conqueror or Joanthon Majors. Sylvie killed He Who Remains and it could lead to an infinite number of Kang variants and a multiverse war.
In such a situation, Loki found himself in a TVA version surrounded by Kang Statues but surprisingly, Mobius (Owen Wilson) and Hunter B-15 (Wunmu Mosaku) failed to recognize Loki.
In the second season, we can find a new character Ouroboros “OB” who is played by Ke Huy Quan. OB gave a serious warning about the universe as the Sacred Timeline is unable to handle the number of new branches that are being created rapidly.
Similar to season 1, the visuals of Loki season 2 are tempting enough to drag you into the story. Every visual is designed perfectly, powerfully, and creatively to catch viewers’ attention.
Wunmi Mosaku aka Hunter B-15, deserves a special mention for her work in season 2. Wunmi shines as a highlight and digs deeper into B-15’s inner battle after discovering herself as a variant.
Ke Huy Quan, the 52-year-old Oscar-winning actor is really an incredible addition to the cast. In the first four episodes, you’ll love to see his work as OB. Of course, now fans will want more of OB in future projects just because of Quan.
Superhero fatigue could be a big reason why this series didn’t get enough praise. Fans are tired of watching similar superhero content over the years. Maybe the fatigue has muted the excitement about a new MCU show or seasons.
The best thing about Loki season 2 is that the show is literally endearing, stylized, and retro-future aesthetic. Hiddleston is flawless as always in his role and his relationship with Own aka Mobius is better than the previous series.
You’ll also enjoy the Renslayer and Miss Minute duo in the series. Renslayer and Miss Minute are very interesting and important parts of the show. The presence of every character is very stylish and energized. If you love superhero comics or movies, you should check it out once.