And this is the final of the regular episodes of the year for 2007. There is still a Christmas Special episode though to be the last of the year.
This episode is heavy on the debut groups, so I did not care for that. I do not mind having debuted groups get an episode or two of focus if there seems to be a good reason for it, like a long awaited comeback or such, but otherwise it bugs me. I guess it could be argued Yamapi and Ryo were brought in to make sure ratings stayed steady with HSJ's recent debut shaking things up. But on the other hand HSJ is still on the program.
At least I know that as they start figuring out which of the ungrouped Juniors they want to push this will be less of an issue, though we are still a ways off from having new groups formed.