...Moribito continues to impress.
Balsa is revealing a lot of depth as a martial pacifist, whilst also being romantically clueless. Chagum is improving his spine (he already had one, he's just getting more), but also provided a classic example of the difference between intelligence and wisdom.
This show is rapidly approaching awesome, but it will depend on the ending matching the rest of it. A number of shows in recent years have failed at the last step to match the quality of the set up - Last Exile
, and Witch Hunter Robin
being two examples off the top of my head.