A clumsy teenage girl with poor grades in every course except history, and a fan of shoujo manga, Chise was an unlikely candidate for becoming a living weapon of mass destruction. But, after the Japanese Self-Defense Force found out she was compatible with cybernetic weapons, wings, and jetpacks, Chise became just that, being deployed against an unknown enemy at war with Japan, apparently over territory.
Saikano takes place in a grim alternate reality where, by the early 21st century, much of the Earth had become uninhabitable by human actions. Japan, was one of the habitable places remaining, and a multinational invasion was sparked to take control of the inhabitable territory. Chise was deployed against these invasion forces, causing severe casualties, but also causing large amounts of collateral friendly fire damage.
The war serves as a backdrop for the story of Chise's relationship with her boyfriend, Shuji, who discovers that she is a military cyborg after he sees her sporting cybernetic wings and an arm-mounted Gatling gun, shortly after shooting down a squadron of enemy bombers. Saikano also explores the psychological destruction of Chise and those around her because of the horrors and tragedy that surround them. In the final episode of Saikano, an unspecified disaster strikes, apparently wiping out all life on Earth, save for Shuji, who Chise managed to save.
Battle vs. Kongou (by SPARTAN 119)
In the middle of the Pacific Ocean
The Fog battleship Kongou steamed towards the location where several Fog Shimakaze-class destroyers and Nagara-class light cruisers had disappeared from her radar, along with the heavy cruiser Maya and a couple Nagara-class cruisers. She could not figured out how this could have happened, she was certain the Fleet of the Fog had eliminated all of the human's ballistic missile submarines, and they could shoot down any land or air based nuclear delivery system before it got within 300 kilometers of a fog vessel. And the humans had no weapons other than nuclear weapons that could penetrate the shield of wave force armor... did they?
Suddenly, several missiles flew at the Kongou and her escorts, slamming into the Klein field and barely depleting the shield. It was then that Kongou detected the source of the missiles. A small contact she had initially mistaken for one of the missiles was in fact a an aircraft with a JSDF IFF signature, but it was hardly any larger than an individual human.
It was at that moment that Kongou detected a large energy signature coming from the target consistent with the charging a of a powerful laser weapon.
Meanwhile, in the air above the Kongou, Chise aimed her arm laser at the nearest ship, a Nagara-class cruiser, and fired. The beam impacted the ship, piercing the Klien Field and striking the central power core of the ship. The cruiser exploded in a flash of fire, split clean in half and sank quickly.
"The humans have a laser weapon?!", Kongou thought, shocked.
It was probably a prototype, if she could destroy it, she could destroy their only weapon against the Fog.
"Maya, fire on that target", Kongou's mental model ordered.
"Roger, Kongou. Let's have ourselves a carnival!", the cruiser Maya's child-like mental model said.
Both ships opened up their vertical launch silos and fired off a swarm of missiles, as they turned their laser cannons on Chise. Chise unfolded her arm Gatling gun and opened fire, shooting down the swarms of missiles coming at her. As she fired, however, she was struck by a beam from Kongou's main laser battery, falling from the sky in a fiery spiral. It looked as though Kongou had won....
But she had not. Chise activated her thrusters and flew faster than Kongou and Maya could turn their turrets. Chise flew directly up to Kongou's superstructure, as close as the Klein field would allow, and looked Kongou's mental model directly in the eye, before Kongou was blinded by a flash of light. Kongou, Maya, and the remaining Nagara were engulfed in flames.
The Nagara-class light cruiser was annihilated by the nuclear-level blast, but the Kongou and Maya survived, though their Klein fields were at 100% saturation- they could not take any more damage. Amazingly, however, Chise seemed undamaged by the blast.
"You infuriate me, human. Now, face the full might of the Fog!", Kongou said, "Maya, prepare to merge".
Chise was shocked at what happened next. Kongou and Maya transformed into a giant, floating metal orb that looked almost identical to the Death Star from Star Wars. Chise, however, regained composure and charged at the central opening of Kongou's "Death Star Mode".
The full firepower of Kongou and Maya opened up on Chise. Chise shot down the first few missiles, but was blinded by a laser impact. Less than a second later, a corrosion missile detonated about 40 meters away, catching Chise's left wing in the blast.
Chise fell to the ocean. Kongou turned her supergravity cannon directly towards Chise's floating body. The opening in the "Death Star" glowed as a stream of gravitons literally parted the ocean right to the floor, like an image straight out of the Bible. Chise fell in the newly formed abyss as the supergravity cannon fired. The concentrated stream of gravitons slammed into Chise, impacting with the force of a nuclear warhead.
As the massive ball of flames dissipated, the gravity field was deactivated, the sea rushing in to cover the gap, burying whatever tiny fragments remained of Chise in a watery grave.
Chise was a formidable opponent, however Kongou possessed superior firepower, particularly in terms of her corrosion warheads, which could disintegrate Chise instantly. This, along with here shields gave Kongou the edge she needed to win.
Battle vs. Nanoha Takamachi (by SPARTAN 119)
In the skies above Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan, a human weapon flew through the air. Missiles flew through the air and laser beams lit up the sky as Chise swept through an enemy naval task force. Even with all her power, Chise could do nothing to stop the impeding apocalypse.
But there was one who could. After Terran TSAB officer Hayate Yagami managed to pull a few springs in the organization, the alien military force known as the Time Space Administration Bureau descended on earth, equipped with the technology to avert the ecological Armageddon that started this conflict in the first place. At the vanguard of this force was Major Nanoha Takamachi, the most elite agent of the TSAB, and incidentally a close friend of Yagami's since childhood. It was her mission to subdue the human weapon that had become the primary threat to TSAB's rescue operation.
As the last of the enemy fleet below was reduced to burning wreckage, Chise spotted a pink-colored light flash across the sky. The advanced censors implanted in her body immediately locked on the target, identifying it flying human emitting massive energy readings, in other words, something similar to herself. There were no other such entities in JSDF service, so it had to be... an enemy...
Immediately, Chise summoned a dozen missiles seemingly out of nowhere, sending them streaking towards her target. Several kilometers away, Nanoha's intelligent device called out, "Alert, incoming projectiles". Nanoha gave commanded her device to active the "Round Shield" spell, intercepting incoming missiles.
Magically amplifying her voice, Nanoha called out to Chise, "Stop this! I'm here to help. I can save your planet, no one else has to die!"
The weapon in Chise, however, had long since taken over, leaving nothing but the will to annihilate the enemy. Chise fired more missiles, dozens of them, at Nanoha. As the projectiles moved in from all directions, Nanoha moved to evade, causing several of the missiles to explode in a flash of fire as they collided with each other.
"Sacred Cluster", Raising Heart called out, as Nanoha summoned a blast of energy balls that intercepted several more of the missiles, before the last of them detonated harmlessly against against her barrier jacket.
Seeing no other option than to subdue the living weapon that stood before her, Nanoha unleashed her "Accel Shooter" attack, launching a barrage of energy balls at Chise. Detecting the incoming threat, Chise fired off her arm-mounted Gatling gun at the incoming projectiles, intercepting seven of them, but the rest struck her, covering her in several explosions.
As the smoke cleared, however, Chise still hovered defiantly in the air as her arm-mounted weapon reconfigured itself. A laser beam cut through the smoke and instantly impacted Nanoha, creating an explosion that sent her flying into a skyscraper. Chise then fired a second later beam the burned through the supports of the building, sending it collapsing down on her foe.
For a moment, it looked like Chise had won, but then, a flash of pink-colored light burst from the destroyed structure. Her barrier jacket had suffered from damage from the impact with the building, but Nanoha was otherwise unharmed. As she felt the tower collapse around her, she activated her "oval protection" spell, creating a shield of energy that allowed her to burst through the collapsing remnants of the tower.
Turning to face the threat, Chise fired off a barrage of energy attacks, however, Nanoha simply burst through the hail of fire, her shield holding up against countless explosions as Raising Heart loaded several cartridges, preparing for a powerful attack.
"Divine Buster!", Nanoha called out, unleashing a beam of energy the burst out the cloud of smoke and flames surrounding Chise in a great ball of flame that lit up the sky. As the smoke cleared, it revealed Chise, her wings slightly damaged and sporting several minor injuries, but otherwise unharmed.
At that moment, Chise pulled out all the stops, creating a nuclear-level explosion covered all of Nanoha's vision in a blinding flash of light. The blast leveled the city below her as it burst through Nanoha's shield and sent her fly several kilometers through the air. Nanoha's barrier jacket only barely held. As she finally regained control of her flight, about 5 kilometers from the epicenter of the blast, she was sporting a few burns, but was likewise not severely injured, her shield and barrier jacket having taken most of it.
Looking at the mushroom cloud that rose in the distance, Nanoha though for a moment it was over. She wasn't able to save that girl, or any of them the people in that city, but at least the TSAB could still save the planet.
A moment later, Nanoha realized how wrong she was, when she was struck by a massive force from above. Looking up as she struggled to regain control of her flight after the impact, she saw a gigantic mass of black metallic matter, easily dozens of kilometers wide floating in the air above.
Nanoha regained control of her flight just in time to evade a second spike, before blasting a third away with an energy attack. Soon after, Nanoha narrowly evaded a beam of energy that lanced out from the center of the ruined city.
Driven mad by the horrors she saw in her past, and having finally faced another who rivaled her power, Chise pulled out all of the stops. She would finally put an end to the endless wars of mankind the only way she knew how- by annihilating the human race, starting with girl.
As a more attacks streaked in, Nanoha loaded several cartridges at once, enough to power her final attack. Realizing that the city was already destroyed, she had no reason to hold back. Nanoha fired her post powerful attack, "Starlight Breaker". A beam of energy that dwarfed those fired by Chise streaked out towards her target, before exploding in an explosion that would have razed the entire city, had Chise not already seen to that earlier.
A matter of seconds later, it was all over, the mass of matter in the sky disintegrated and fell into the sea, signaling the defeat of her foe. Immediately, Nanoha used her Wide Area Search ability, detecting life signs in the city, there were still survivors alive in there.
Chise lay in a pile of rubble, sporting several grevious wounds, her left arm was crushed beneath a large piece of rubble, and her wings were torn to pieces. She knew she was going to die here. Then, she felt the debris pinning her to the ground seem to levitate. Then she herself rise above the ground, as though someone were cradling her in their arms. Looking up, she saw the face of... the person she had fought just moments ago.
"W..Why...?", Chise said weakly, "I'm your enemy... why are you saving me?"
Nanoha smiled at her and said, "The personal I love most in the world was once an enemy. I know people can change, they can be redeemed if you only give them a chance, and if you leave them to die, they can never have a chance. I am part of an organization that can save you, and your planet, no one else has to die".
"Sh...Shuuji...", Chise said, suddenly realizing what she had done when she destroyed the city... "Is he OK!? He was on the lookout on the mountain south of town."
Nanoha looked in the direction Chise indicated, as Raising Heart noted "Life signs detected in the designated area, dispatching rescue units".
"This Shuuji is someone you care about, isn't he?", Nanoha replied, "If he's still alive, we will be able to save him. You have my word."
"Thank you", Chise replied as Nanoha flew up into the air, towards a TSAB spacecraft hovering over over the ruins of the city. As Nanoha returned to the ship, aerial mages and dropships started taking off towards the city to rescue any surivors.
WINNER: Nanoha Takamachi
While Chise had some extremely powerful offensive abilities, and could deliver them at an impressive rate, she lacked any defenses apart from her base-level durability which, while impressive, was outclassed by Nanoha's barrier jacket and magic shields. These would allow Nanoha to deploy her most powerful attacks, powered by the cartridge system, and ultimated "befriend" Chise.To see the original battle, weapons, and votes, click here.
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Battle vs. Sovereign (by SPARTAN 119)
Over Otaru, Japan
Chise flew over her hometown of Otaru, Japan. Today was the day that is was said that the mysterious disaster would strike that would end the human race. Yet still, what remained of the JSDF was still fighting with the enemy forces.
Suddenly, a spacecraft that looked a bit like a massive, metallic squid flew in from above, firing what looked like beams of energy which impacted in massive explosions, burning away all they impacted.
The JSDF and enemy forces immediately stopped battling each other and fired their weapons at the Reaper. Multiple shells and missiles impacted the side of the Reaper.
Sovereign detected the missile impacts, which caused next to no damage, at worst, they had knocked out a few point defense arrays. Sovereign returned fire with overwhelming force annihilating all of its opposition
Chise flew forward, towards the mysterious alien spacecraft, which landed on its tentacles and began walking along the ground, blast away anything that moved.
"I'm not going to allow the world to end on my watch!", Chise thought, as her right arm sprouted a massive cybernetic laser cannon, Chise charged the laser as she fired off a barrage of missiles. She let loose the laser, which hit the alien spacecraft in a flash of fire, as the missiles impacted, causing further explosions.
Sovereign detected the laser and missiles impacts, which blew a small hole in its outer hull, but caused little other damage. The Reaper deployed its rear-mounted Hades Cannon and fired. Chise only barely managed to dodge the beam of energy the craft had fired.
Chise retaliated, summoning a mass of matter, which formed into several massive spikes, piercing Sovereign's armor.
"You cannot stop me!", Sovereign said in a booming voice, "We impose order on the chaos of organic evolution. You exist because we allow it, and you will end because we demand it."
Chise flew in, determined to destroy the alien once and for all, flying in right next the Sovereign and spontaneously creating a nuclear-level explosion that wiped out everything around them. Chise flew away from the mushroom cloud, believing her enemy to he been annihilated.
But it was not. Sovereign walked out of the smoke and flames, sporting more hull breaches, but still functional. The Reaper fired off its main weapons, multiple streams of liquid tungsten, impacting Chise at a fraction of the speed of light, instanteously annihilating her in a blast of fire.
A few moments later, multiple nuclear missiles impacted Sovereign, mortally wounding the alien construct. "Though you may destroy me, you have only prolonged the inevitable. We will complete the cycle.", Sovereign said before it fell dead, overwhelmed from the multiple nuclear blasts.
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