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Miraculous Ladybug Season 5 Episode 19: A Review

Fred Bahnson 

If you’re a fan of the animated series Miraculous Ladybug, chances are you’ve been eagerly anticipating the release of the 19th episode of season 5 which has recently dropped. This episode brings together some intense action sequences, dark themes, and a balance of hope and heroism.

The Kagami and Adrian Conundrum

As always, Marinette is juggling her roles as Ladybug and a regular high school student while trying to figure out her feelings for the handsome Adrian. However, in this episode, we see the focus shifting to Kagami and Adrian’s blossoming relationship. Kagami’s mother puts a lot of pressure on her to marry Adrian, leading to tension between the couple. Kagami and Adrian struggle to manage their micromanaged schedules and navigate the obstacles that their families present to them.

Marinette reveals her obsessive tendencies to Adrian, leading him to see her in a new light. This revelation is crucial in developing Adrian’s character as the series progresses, and we witness his evolution from a shy, reserved person to one who is willing to speak up and take risks.

Gabe and Natalie’s Plan and Marinette’s Stand

Gabe and Natalie, as always, have an ulterior motive – they plan to use the energy from the Kwamis to heal Gabe’s injuries. Marinette decides to confront Gabe about his behavior, displaying her strength and bravery. However, things take a drastic turn when Gabe uses his power to akumatize Kagami’s mother, giving her superpowers to retrieve the Peacock Miraculous.

The stand-off between Marinette and Gabe is intense, bringing forth another layer to Marinette’s character as she proves that she is capable of standing up against villains and protecting those she loves.

The Action Sequences and Final Outcome

The episode ends on a positive note, with cool plot developments and action sequences. Felix takes drastic measures to protect Kagami from her abusive mother and proves to be competent. He enables Ladybug and Cat Noir to transform and escape, leading to a face-off between the heroes and the villains. The cleansing of the Akuma and the return of Kagami’s family ring bring a satisfying conclusion to the episode.


Miraculous Ladybug Season 5 Episode 19 brings forth themes of abuse, hope, and heroism while developing character arcs and plotlines. It strikes a balance between intense action sequences and moments of light-heartedness, making it a must-watch for fans of the series.