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December 2014

Update For the Next Few Weeks

Hey everyone. It’s Deven Luca coming at you again. This time is an update post.
I’m sad to say that my computer after 7 years of good and hard work has broken down again. The battery I’ve been using for a year can’t hold a charge again.
Now normally I’d be telling you that I’m going to be an indefinite hiatus until I can pull off some type of black magic to get the money to get a new battery.
However I do have the money to get the battery and I have placed the order on Amazon. It should be coming in my house around January 2 to January 7.
That’s great right!
Yeah!
But until then I’m not going to be posting a lot because I can’t really get the pictures in. However I’ll still be writing the reviews and once the battery comes in I’ll be getting all the pictures and posting all the reviews I’ve missed.
Oh one more thing. Before I go on my technical hiatus, I’m going to do a quick little post on the new Fate/Grand Order trailer.
I think that’s it…
Wait! One more thing!
Also I’m going to be going to college this Spring. That doesn’t mean that I’m going to stop doing reviews on AnimeThief or AnimeWithSky at all. If anything, things are going to be better. If I manage to get a good amount of financial aid back after getting my books and classes set, I’ll buy myself a new computer. That means more posts mainly because the main obstacle is the fact that my computer doesn’t last very long. So with a new computer I can post as much as I want.
And one more thing. My tablet’s battery is very weak and it doesn’t last very long. It jumps around and whole lot of stuff. It even randomly turns off. It’s not safe for me to use for long times. As a result, I’m going to be putting my Love Live School Idol Festival: Before and After the Event stuff on indefinite hiatus until I can get a job and save up the money to get a new tablet.
That’s it I think. Sorry for having to drop Before and After the Event for the moment. I promise that it will return.
Until I come back,
Later Days
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Let’s Look: Trinity Seven Episode 11: Levy’s Too Badass!

Levy may not have the flashiest powers like Liese, Lilith, or Arin but you can never deny that she’s a epic badass!

So we start off the episode with the school getting shot at by that girl we saw last episode.

Then after the opening we got the epic battle of Levy Kazama of the Trinity Seven vs. Lugh of Isariot!

They trade some blows for a while until the action slows down. After that it’s shown that Levy got her arm cut by Lugh.

Looks like Levy’s going to have to going to have to face her with only one arm. Interesting!

You know what’s more interesting.

Well morale is good for battle but carrying out a flag. But hey Headmaster can you put down the flag and help her out?!

Okay now at least we have a reason…

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She looks like she’s strong but just show them both that Solomon’s Gate that you show Liese and you’ll be fine.

But what about the students? This looks like it’s going to be on some DragonBall Z destruction levels. They need to be out of the way.

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Her head must be pounding with so many people inside her head…

So with all the students safely evacuated it’s time that Levy got serious!

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Hmm are you taking requests? Can you play Oracion from the Rise of Darkrai Pokemon movie? I always liked that song.

So Lugh asks what she’s doing and Levy says that she’s calling for help so she’s going to stall until backup comes.

So it’s time for the battle get started again.

Levy and Lugh and it’s so awesome. You know for being a mage most of Levy’s fights are all physical. However Lugh is just as good…

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But not as good as Levy.

But now Lugh’s getting serious and uses her magic and my lord just look at the results.

Turns out that while Levy has awesome ninja speed, Lugh can move at the speed of light. Can you say broken power much?

With all the damage that she’s taken, Levy can doesn’t have much of a choice.

Apparently it really is Last Crest

Nooo! Levy don’t die or get trapped like Liese!

But Lugh isn’t going to sweat it and she cuts down the whirlwinds.

I’m liking Lugh. It’s strangely cute how she’s so funny without trying.

Talk about awesome! She had me going legit. I thought she was going to end up like Liese.

Huh?

ZZZZ

So sleepy…

Deven wakes up 8 hours later

What happened?

Inner Writer: You hit the wall. You did too much with too little sleep. You’ve been burning the candle at both ends man. With taking your GED, registering for college, studying, taking your entrance exam, writing 3 three reviews, two Love Live Posts, and Fate Stay Night Speculation, and trying to stay up until three am to write your Trinity Seven. I’m shocked that you didn’t hit the wall days ago. Take a break. Your friends at AnimeWithSky and your fans at AnimeThief wouldn’t like it if you got sick because sleep deprivation.

I suppose you’re right that’s why I waited three days to finish this review. Now I’m fully rested and all types of good!

So we flash to Levy and the Headmaster inside the school where it’s explained that Levy used the leaf whistle to call out to Yui to use her Archsymphony to enhant the area ahead of time.

Clever of her but she’s still fighting an uphill battle. She needs help. However with Yui needing to protect the other students and the rest of Trinity Seven and Arata still trying to make it back there’s no one that can help.

We get a short scene of Arata, Lilith, Arin, Mira, and Akio reaching the nearest teleportor to find that it’s been broken by a Ruina spell…it must have been Hijiri. Now they’ve got to find a different way to get back to the school.

We go back to Lugh and she’s casually walking through the school, looking for Levy.

Then Levy goes all ninja on her, spinning and going for her neck but Lugh blocks the last second.

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She may be evil but she is a badass!

But Levy’s got her number now!

Levy throws a few kunai at Lugh but the real kicker is that she set up a wire web so Lugh can’t move unless she wants to get cut up by the wires.

Oh they use the same archive! Well what’s the odds that she can break out?

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Shonen anime you never fail to deliver on the power ups.

She stole that from Byakuya from Bleach. His introduction scene was that! It doesn’t take away from the awesome though.

So as Levy falls, all the students watch and Yui screams out for her first friend.

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You can’t go! What about the dream? If you leave then all the other students are in danger!

That’s really sweet. Liese would be so proud of you.

Taking bets! How long do you think she’ll last against Lugh! My money’s about 5 minutes max!

So Serina jumps out of the dream and lands right at Lugh’s feet.

Not bad…but…

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Well she had her run. It was very heroic and dramatic but now Lugh is coming after our cute blond newshound!

Lugh blows Serina and Levy away and plans to face down the Headmaster.

Ummm no! Now there’s three members of the Trinity Seven on campus!

Liese is back!!!!!

She then explains that Serina used her magic along with the fact that the place Lugh blew up was right above the nurse’s office where Liese was defeated. That allowed for the twins to switch places temporarily. Liese’s mind and power is now inside Serina’s body while Serina’s trapped inside the hyperspace.

So now it’s Lugh vs. Liese!

Lugh may be as fast as light but when you can manipulate time you’ve got the win in the speed fight.

However Lugh breaks out by getting rid of one of her Trinity weapons and without wasting a second, she gets back on the offensive.

This is definitely why I started watching Trinity Seven…I wish I didn’t have it on the Side List when this season first started…

Anyway turns out while Lugh and Liese were mixing it up, Levy was getting her wits about her.

Now things are getting good on the Trinity Seven side! Lugh can’t take on two of them at once.

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Damn she’s back.

Once she makes her appearance, Hijiri questions Liese about why she decided to rejoin the good mages side. She explains that it’s because she’s evil can betray the other evil mages. But the real reason is because her friends and Arata want her back.

Do you really think that you can kill them all so easily? Also Yui shows up to get into the battle too!

This is just one of those funny moments of this episode.

One of those dark portals that Hijiri came out of opens over Lugh’s head and cue the rest of the Trinity Seven and Arata coming out and landing right on Lugh.

Also Arata gets a hand full on Lugh.

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And now the final battle really begins!

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With that the episode ends.

Now everytime there’s a battle Levy just epically shines. She’s so badass!

I really can’t wait until next week. It’s 8 on 1 for Hijiri. Let’s see how well she does.

Until next week,
Later Days

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Fate Stay Night Speculation: How To Get Each Route

Hey everyone. It’s Deven Luca and I’m coming at you with a Fate Stay Night Speculation

It’s how to get into each route so you’ll never end up somewhere wrong. You don’t want to be hyped to play Unlimited Blade Works but you slide into Fate. You want to see the romance of Saber and Shiro but then get sideswiped by Sakura x Shiro.

I know what you’re thinking.

“But Deven I thought that you can only go Fate then Unlimited Blade Works, and then Heaven’s Feel?”

Completely true but when you have a port onto a phone, computer, or Android device like I do then you might have a patch that allows you to choose whichever route you want at whatever time.

Let me use myself as an example.

I’m playing Fate/Stay Night and one of my favorite heroines is Sakura. So during the first few days, I made more Sakura based choices. As a result when the Route separated I realized on the 4th day that I was in Heaven’s Feel.

That confused the crap out of me. I thought that I was going to be in the Fate Route but based on that I had to assume that all the Routes are unlocked from the beginning on this.

So I’m here to make sure that you don’t make the same mistakes that I did.

First!
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To get into the Fate Route and have your love be Saber, your choices through the first three days would be irrelevant.

Except!!!

Don’t look at Sakura! She does not exist! No Sakura related choices. If Sakura’s falling off a cliff you do not make any Sakura related choices until at least 5th day.

If you end up seeing scenes in the Mato basement, meeting Zouken, Kirei talking about Kiritsugu, or if your first choice on the 4th day is either Patrol the Neighborhood or Check out Shinto, then you’ve slipped into Heaven’s Feel.

Now this is the important part. On the 3rd day, after Saber has driven off Lancer make sure to not to stop Saber when she goes to attack Archer. That will solidify you in the Fate Route provided that you didn’t make any Sakura related decisions during the first three days.

Next!

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To get into the Unlimited Blade Works Route and have your love be Rin, your choices through the first three days are still meaningless save not making any Sakura centric choices.

The important part here is like to get into the Fate Route is the 3rd Day. When Saber goes to attack Archer, you must choose Stop Her. That will lock you into Unlimited Blade Works.

Finally!

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To get into the final route of Heaven’s Feel and have your love be Sakura, your choices through the first three days are very important. They must be all Sakura centric. If Sakura even breathes, you better notice it!

Similar to Fate and one of the major reasons why you can easily slip into Heaven’s Feel if you don’t know what you’re doing, on the 3rd day you have to choose Don’t Stop. That will lock you into Heaven’s Feel.

And that’s it!

Happy hunting and loving on your routes and until you the Speculation,
Later Days

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Love Live Yuri Couples

It’s something that resides deep down within the hearts of all fans of Love Live School Idol Project. You can try to deny it as much as you want but you wonder and want for it as much as the rest do.

Love Live Yuri!

Yuri. The world of aesthetics and perversion. The forbidden door opens in front of Shido. It’s all right. It’s only scary at first.

No better said that with words from Date A Live 2.

So as you know there are no guys in Love Live…well there’s Honoka’s dad but you don’t see his entire face.

Lack of guys doesn’t slow down any one from shipping. In fact it encourages them. There are so many ships in Love Live I could hardly name them all. So I’ll start with the ones that are most famous and move down to the least of them along with some three part pairings. I have a feeling I can’t say the other word.

The first one is the easily the most famous one. It’s the one most well known.

Maki x Nico.

Maki x Nico to be straight up with you didn’t have much of a leg to stand on back in the first season of Love Live. However fans got all hot and bothered by Maki’s tsundere antics and interactions with Nico and it grew to a full out pairing.

As a result they got a few little teases in the second season like sharing that baked potato in the 3rd episode and Maki’s all blushing and stuff. So cute.

My personal opinion on it is just really cute but it’s not my favorite. I can see how they fit together but it’s not really favorite. Maki more of snarks at Nico but then again she does show her Dere side around her.

They are both members of BiBi and sing the duet Zurui Yo Magnetic Today. The song is epic of a cute tsundere love affair.

 

Next one is my personal favorite! It’s like pure perfect Yuri. It’s so beautiful as if the goddess of Yuri made it herself!

Eli x Nozomi

Eli x Nozomi has a lot of love there, mostly because they’ve been best friends since their first year I think.

Eli is, in my opinion, the type of person that hides her emotions in favor in order to be the more efficient. You can see this best during the first season before Eli and Nozomi join Muse. Her actions as student council president are what she feels she needs to do but not what she wants to do. Nozomi is her comforter during most of this and the one that forces her to admit her real feelings about herself about she feels about Muse.

It’s not Maki x Nico where it’s more of cute love where the twosome snark at each other. Eli x Nozomi is more of a mature love. Eli can’t hide anything from Nozomi because Nozomi knows her so well. Eli is the only one that knows how lonely Nozomi used to be before Muse.

Unfortunately Eli is a member of BiBi while Nozomi is a member of Lily White. However they do have a duet called Hanazono no Glass or Garden of Glass. Now if that song isn’t filled with sexual tension I don’t know what is.

Next one up is another favorite of mine.

Hanayo x Rin

Another couple that’s more my style. Similar to Eli x Nozomi, Hanayo x Rin is built on a long history together and mutual support.

Rin is very much Hanayo’s courage and spurs Hanayo to do things that she wants to do but are too shy to try like join Muse.

At the same time, Hanayo supports Rin by seeing the beauty in her even when she can’t see in herself.

Once again unfortunately Hanayo is a member of the Primtemps while Rin is a member of Lily White. Also even more unfortunately they don’t have a duet but they do have two three three part harmony called After School Navigators and Listen to my Heart. They do have a fair amount of love tones but it’s not really a yuri type of love.

Now those are the ones that I have the most yuri undertones. The rest are good and cute but don’t have many cute moments for them.

Nozomi x Nico

It’s more of a funny pairing than anything. Half the Nozomi x Nico pairings pictures I’ve seen are more jokes comparing Nico’s flatness to Nozomi’s massive and well loved …assets.

They have a duet called Otome Shiki Ren’ai Juku and it’s definitely a Yuri laced song with a lot of cute jokes between the two.

Honoka x Rin

Muse’s two top energy girls!

…but they don’t have much with them other than the fact they are a lot alike in personality.

They have a duet called Mermaid festa vol. 2 Passionate. It’s a very cute love song with a lot of energy in it.

Eli x Umi

Muse’s two geniuses…is that how you spell it?

Anyway…they don’t have much with them other than similar personalities. Although Umi’s more serious than Eli and doesn’t get as many emotional moments as she does.

They have a duet called Storm in Lover. Like pretty much every other song, it does have a lot of yuri undertones.

Kotori x Hanayo

Muse’s two cutest members!

There’s not much here either.

They have a duet called Kokuhaku Biyori, desu which has a good love feel to it.

There’s a lot more couples but like Nozomi x Rin or Nozomi x Honoka but I have so much to do and not a lot of time on the computer do it. So I’ll just give the remaining couples a little pic spam.

And with that I think that I’ve given you enough Yuri for a while.

Until later and with more NozoEli,
Later Days

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Love Live School Idol Festival Before the Event #5

Hey everyone. It’s Deven Luca and I’m coming at you with another Love Live School Idol Festival post.

Okay so this event is Kokoro Yurechau yo or the My Wavering Heart in English.

So it’s a Super Rare Umi as well as a Christmas Nico! I have to get that Umi! She’s one of my favorites! Yeah…Nico’s just a speed bump on the way to Umi. I guess she’ll also be a good addition to my Smile Team.

So here we go!

Stats

Rank:60
Until Next Rank:650
Love Gems: 13
Gold: 658, 450

Strategy

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix right? I’m going to stick to what I’ve got. I’m using the alarm on my phone to wake me up on time to play as well as making sure to not miss any times.

Now this is a Pure event and my Pure team is so much stronger plus the fact that some time today I’ll be getting the Pure Kotori Event card that everyone gets, my Pure team is going to be a lot stronger!

Goal

My goal is of course to get that Umi Card! No matter what! Why even though I have a good Pure team with two SR cards and  a soon to be UR card? Because it’s a Umi-dah and plus it lets me trade out one of my rares for a SR which always good.

Break Even

I’ve got a lot of Love Gems and I’m not really planning on using any of them really. Probably like two or three at max if I miss one of my times.

So that’s my plan and my Break Even

Wish Me Luck! I’m going in!

Until After the Event,
Later Days

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Let’s Look:Fairy Tail 2nd Series Episode 37:Nooo! Quit Dragging Me Back!

Let’s get this suffering done.

Juvia is the hero of this episode. Mostly because she’s always been my favorite female member of Fairy Tail other than Mirajane.

But more of that later…

We start off the episode with Levy against Capricorn and the final question comes up. Who does Levy love?

Come on we all know that it’s Gajeel.

She defeats him and sends him back. Then she looks around to make sure that no one heard her. Come on. We all know you’re in loving with him.

Then we get some watermelon and mayo torture from Virgo with Lucy. It’s not really something you try to remember.

Anyway we move to Juvia vs. Aries. Juvia snarks that Aries’s a deliquent and her boobs are smaller than they used to be.

Juvia tries to fight Aries but she’s dehydrated so she gets dragged around by a four wheeler until she manages to break the four wheeler to get the water from the radiator.

Then Juvia runs right through her like she’s not even there and seals her gate.

We see hints of Ophiuchus who is some type of nurse thing who’s fighting against Natsu, Happy, Carla, and Wendy.

We also see Yukino vs. Libra and the episode ends with the beginning of Erza vs. Sagittarius.

This episode wasn’t so bad but it wasn’t good. I’m going to give it a 5 out of 10.

Personally like I said I can’t wait for this arc to be over. It’s too cruel to keep this going! Give us the Sun Village arc…and also make sure to adapt Song of the Fairies in all its ecchi glory!

Well until the next episode,
Later Days

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Let’s Look:Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works Episode 10: Ouch, Saber’s Never Gotten Her Butt Kicked So Bad!

Ouch it must hurt for Caster to be so badass and so sexy. It’s not fair!

You know this is going to be a good episode when they skip the opening song.

Rin starts off the episode by having a dream about Archer and how he became a Heroic Spirit. Clever on Ufotable part.

Most of Archer’s backstory doesn’t come from Unlimited Blade Works. It comes from Fate/Extra. You can check it out to see more of it and plus you can see Red Saber. She looks like our Saber(Arturia Pendragon) but she’s got a better body and she’s got a over the top personality!

It’s a good scene but the one thing that I don’t like is that the fansubbers didn’t do a direct translation of what Rin was saying. What they used was just the English words that Archer uses when he uses his Noble Phantasm.

This is what Rin said really means.

His body is made out of swords
His blood is of iron and his heart of glass
He survived through countless battles
Not even once retreating
Not even once being understood
He was always alone
Intoxicated with victory in a hill of swords
Thus, his life has no meaning
This body was certainly made out of swords

Sounds way better than what those fansubbers put down.

So as Rin is leaving for school, Archer talks with her about her partnership with Shiro and he clearly disapproves of it. He even suggests an alliance with Caster which makes Rin insanely mad.

She doesn’t change her mind or position on the issue and Archer says that until she gets back to herself, he’ll be hanging out in the shadows until she needs him.

While at school Shiro goes to have lunch with Issei, he sees Issei talking with Kuzuki. That prompts a whole conversation about Kuzuki living at the Ryuudo Temple and his new fiancee is also living there as well.

New fiancee…he’s Caster’s Master. You even see a picture of her and it is Caster at least without her hood on.

Side Note: Kuzuki did the same thing that Shiro did with Saber in the Fate Route except it was consensual. Now that’s nice after all the stuff that Caster went through during her life. If you don’t know about Caster, check out the Greek legend of Medea. That’s Caster’s true name.

Side Note: There seem to be a lot of Greek figures in this Grail War. Berserker is Hercules. Caster is Medea. And Rider is Medusa. If this Grail War was in Greece, they’d all get the Cultural Area boost due to their legend being well known in that area.

After that Rin and Shiro decide to test Kuzuki to determine if he’s Caster’s master while he walks back to the Temple.

Note: I’ve kinda been ignoring this one but I need to say it now. Shiro after Archer’s duel against Assassin has been really fanastizing about Kansho and Bakuya, Archer’s swords. Just saying.

Anyway while Kuzuki walks back to the temple, Shiro, Rin, and Saber wait in an ambush.

And when Rin fires a shot at Kuzuki, Caster blocks it and the battle just starts from there.

And Oh lord it’s a slaughter! It’s like Caster and Kuzuki weren’t even trying. Although it was stupid of Caster to try and fight Saber. Can you say Magical Resistance, Caster?

Note: The Saber Class possesses the ability called Magical Resistance. It weakens and in some cases outright nullifies magic usage against the user. Saber(Arturia Pendragon) has the highest Magical Resistance out of all the Saber Class Servants known. This is because of her dragon blood which boosts her resistance even higher.

However Saber still can’t hold a candle to Kuzuki and he sends her flying while Caster looks to deal the finishing blow with some type of dagger…dagger from Caster…Rule Breaker!

Note: Rule Breaker is one of Caster’s Noble Phantasms. Anything cut by Rule Breaker will lose all contracts and magical bindings and this even includes the contracts between Masters and Servants. Wow that’s broken. Good thing it’s balanced by Caster’s paper thin physical defenses

So with Saber knocked around like a rag doll and Rin knocked out by Kuzuki, Shiro has no choice but to use Projection to make a weapon to fight Kuzuki. So he makes Kansho and Bakuya and gives Kuzuki a legit run for his money.

Note: Shiro is able to create swords through Projection because of his Origin and Elemental Affinity being Swords. It was changed when Kiritsugu implanted Avalon into Shiro back during the Great Fuyuki Fire ten years ago

After seeing that Shiro’s got Kuzuki on the ropes, she rushes to save him and they escape back to the temple.

Right before the episode ends we see Shinji with that mysterious blond guy in the Mato basement where they plan on attacking all the rest of the Servants.

Now that’s a good episode. Ufotable you geniuses and also where do they get all the money to do this? There’s been a joke since Fate/Zero that Ufotable’s got a budget for Fate series stuff that float a small country…clearly they’re right.

I’m giving this episode 9 out of 10. Just beautifully done with the action and the visuals. I can’t wait until the next episode.

Until then,
Later Days

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Let’s Look: Fate Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works Episode 9 Mini Review

Seriously Shiro what you did to Issei should be considered some type of assualt

So this is going to be a Mini Review. Sorry but if I manage to do these two right now plus the Fairy Tail Review I haven’t done I should be back on track and able to normal review episodes 11 and 12.

Also I’ve received news that episode 12 will be an hour long season finale. Great way to almost make us forget that Unlimited Blade Works is taking the Winter Season off Ufotable. It’s really true. No good anime air during Winter…

Anyway to the review.

This episode basically deals with the aftereffects of Rider’s attack.

After Shiro and Rin talk about how Rider died, Archer who just appeared because the barrier finally went down, calls her a coward and weakling. Saber goes off on him because at least she was there and fighting and plus Rider, even though she was their enemy was at least honorable.

Note: Rider’s allignment as a character is Chaotic Good which means that she’s a good person at heart but the way she goes about would look evil to anyone else. You need to know her well, like Sakura(her true Master) to be able to understand her behavior

Anyway this brings up the issue that another Master is at the school so the Rin x Shiro alliance will continue until they figure out who they are.

After that Shiro and Saber head home but looks like Saber’s a bit frisky. She wants to sleep in Shiro’s room…but not for those reasons. Darn Unlimited Blade Works why can you get Saber to fall for you!

Note: Like I said in my Fate Stay Night Speculation post about the three routes, there’s a Good End in Unlimited Blade Works where Shiro ends up with Rin and Saber. However to get that end you must get 4 Saber affection points and the remaining ones in Rin’s affection.

So the main reason that she wants to stay with him is so Caster doesn’t go all Puppet Master on his body again which you can’t fault her for. If Archer didn’t show up, Caster would have killed Shiro.

So they stay in the same room and meanwhile Shinji the lowest form of a human being crawls his way into the Kotomine Church and asks to be protected.

He curses Rider and says that it’s all her fault that she lost. He says that she was worthless.

I really hate this guy. Seriously if Rider was weak at all it was because of him. Shinji can’t give Rider any prana because he isn’t a mage. Well he did give her prana once but it only makes me hate him even more because Rider is one of my favorite Servants.

Note: Mages can give their Servants prana in order to keep them in the world as well as allow them to use their Noble Phantasms. However lower level mages like Shiro can’t pull this off so their Servants are screwed unless they get prana some other way or conserve the prana they already have.

Another way to transfer prana is by intimate contact, the more close, better. Basically for lack of a better word screwing. In the Fate Route, Shiro gives Saber prana this way right before the 2nd Berserker fight. And this route Rin gives Shiro prana the same way later down the road for the final battle.

What do you expect it? This was an eroge game!

Shinji did the same thing with Rider…except he used a Command Spell to force her…yeah and the winner for the bastard of the year is Shinji Matou!

Anyway after Shinij finishes blaming Rider instead of himself, Kotomine offers him a way back into the battle by giving him another Servant.

That’s a no-no Kotomine! You’re supposed to be an impartial judge!

Anyway the next day, Rin asks Shiro to check out his friend Issei because he might be a Master.

Cue one of the most hilarious scenes in an otherwise Grey morality arc.

Shiro forcefully strips Issei of his shirt to check him for any Command Spells. And if that wasn’t funny enough, Shiro just acts all calm with it afterwards.

After school, Shiro starts go over to Sakura’s house since she was just let out of the hospital. Personally I wouldn’t go there unless Zouken has 60 billion dollars and a rocket ship but then again I’ve seen Fate/Zero. God that worm room…

Anyway Shiro gets pulled into an alley with Rin…oooh but there’s nothing that happens on that front. They notice a blond guy watching the Matou house. That’s worth noting but nothing happens as he walks by.

Rin gets the news about Issei from Shiro and she’s shocked as I was when he told her how he checked. Serious Shiro you don’t force strip your friends…unless they’re girls and they want you to.

As they walk home, Rin brings up a question about how to feel if siblings were seperated by adoption. Shiro doesn’t get it but if you’ve watched/read Heaven’s Feel or Fate/Zero then you’ll know that Rin is Sakura’s older sister so she’s talking about herself.

It’s kinda sad hearing it because Rin is in someways an orphan since her father and mother are dead. The last person she has is Sakura and they aren’t even close…

Moving on to the final part, once Shiro gets home he and Saber have a talk with Taiga which leads to Shiro wondering why he has his ideals which fits in with the theme of this arc.

So all in all I give Fate Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works Episode 9 a 7 out of 10. It’s good stuff but I personally can’t wait for the action to start up.

Looks like Caster’s going to show up in the next episode and I can’t wait.

Until the next episode,
Later Days

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Love Live School Idol Festival: After the Event

Hey everyone. It’s Deven Luca and I’m coming at you with another Love Live School Idol Festival post.

So on December 15,the Event Third Round Score Match ended so I’m here to report my progress.

Stats

Rank:60
Until Next Rank:650
Love Gems: 13
Gold: 658, 450

Strategy

Another event, another card awesome card!

So around Thursday last week I won my beloved Hanayo-chan! It was pretty easy and it really shows that playing consistently can easily net you the card.

Goal

I’m doing good! I’ve gotten the card on three events!

SR_198_Hanayo_Event

So since I’ve gotten it, I guess I’ll explain it. It’s of course a Cool card with a base Cool score at 4330 at level 60. It’s got the ability called Elven Ties. It gives you a 35% that your score increase by 505 point when you get at least 27 Perfects

It’s a pretty awesome ability and with my level of talent it should go off at least two or three times.

Break Even

I mostly got these Love Gems through a combination of the 10 Million Player giveaway, the Christmas Kotori Giveaway and the update giveaway but I’m not complaining.
So everything went well on this and the next event is called Kokoro Yurechau yo. As we all know it’s got two cards on the line because it’s the Christmas Nico on the line as well.

So until the next event, where I’ll hopefully be walking out with two cards!
Later Days

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