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Maria Campbell (マリア・キャンベル) is the main protagonist of the Fortune Lover visual novel game, intended to be Katarina's rival but striking a close friendship with her. She is currently one of the only known characters to have light magic. 1 Appearance 2 Personality 3 Background 4 Game Description 5 Relationships 5.1 Katarina Claes 5.2 Mary Hunt 5.3 Sophia Ascart 5.4 Geordo ...
Maria's name may also come from the name Mary as in the Virgin Mary from Christianity, due to the fact that she believes she was a virgin birth because Rosa always told her she never had a father. In several episodes of the anime, Maria watches scenes from Higurashi no Naku Koro ni. Horie Yui, Maria's voice actress, is the same as Hanyuu's.
Sanada, Asami Japanese. Cobalt in Japanese : 43— November 15, Margaret in Japanese History Talk 0. Maria seems to have an advanced vocabulary, as shown when she is able to describe "Annexation" The term of the incorporation of territory into another Geo-political entity with great detail. When Maria realizes all the thought and effort she put into her apology, she accepts and becomes friends with her. Maria is a compassionate, willful, naive, and idealistic woman who hates any sort of fighting and bloodshed. However, unlike the other girls, Maria often pushes her feelings down, and rationalizes it by saying "she's supporting Basara deepening his bonds with the other girls". Retrieved July 5, She only knows that her name was Maria, like the Blessed Mother, and that she was born a witch. This is what ultimately drives her to revolt not only against her mother but also against her entire family in favor of Beatrice and the witches. Maria has short blond hair that curls on the ends, fair skin and blue eyes. This often gets her in trouble with her mother and earns her a slap or two on the cheek. Magic Key: Maria's trump card, which lets her release her limiters increasing her power to a greater extent and it causes her to grow into an adult woman. Brother Bernard of the Catholic Church conspires to bring her down with help from the mercenary Galfa , who lost an arm in the last battle, after they have discovered the secret to the loss of her powers. Retrieved July 16, The dramatization, however, has been criticized as being overly dramatic at times, but the lack of malicious characters has been described as reducing the chance for more drama. Conference participants. Among the facilities of Lillian, aside from the classrooms, there is a church, a greenhouse, a kendo dojo , an auditorium, a park, and the Rose Mansion, where the Yamayuri Council meet. The direct cause of death is unknown, but her neck was slashed open by a sharp knife. Retrieved January 18, List of Manga Chapters. Cancel Save. He was made to be an incubus, but has an incomplete male body because of Maria's innocence. Explore Wikis Community Central. Season 1 Episode 1. She says that she's real cocky with her grades and as such, has trouble making friends. He helped Maria out when she was being bothered by a man during her initial stay in the ministry. Cancel Save. Maria seems to be a relatively calm and collected girl in the group during potentially dangerous situations, but she perceives herself to be a coward who runs away at the first sign of trouble . Maria doesn't know much about her past, not even her parents or family. Manga Anime Community Back. He mostly cooks meals, runs errands, and does surveillance missions for his master. She was once a beautiful woman, Oliva goes every night to see her. Through her activities in the Yamayuri Council, Yumi becomes closer to the other members and generally finds her experiences with the group to be enjoyable. Maria has powerful magic that rivals Viv and surpasses the Witches' guild, with only the powers of heavenly beings outclassing her. Maria is a petite beautiful girl with long silver hair and purple eyes in her human form most of the time. This is probably due to the fact that she was terribly spoiled by Biscuit Oliva. While being exceptionally gifted in academics, she can also be very rude and immature, when annoyed. Her relationship with him is extremely unusual and disturbing. Maria-sama ga Miteru: Cherry Blossom in Japanese. An English dub for the series was considered in Maria-sama ga Miteru received generally positive reviews by critics. Her neck was completely severed by a blade. Six months prior to the series start Maria was sent to rescue Mio whose adoptive family was under attack by the Demon Council Member Zolgear , the two of them narrowly escaped thanks to Maria temporarily unlocking her full power. Maria is very grateful to the duke's daughter for opening her world and giving her friends and memories that she wouldn't have gotten without her. Furudo Erika didn't perform a proper investigation, so the details of the cause of death are unknown. This causes Maria to be very rude, as seen when she scolds the people around her Yozora being the exception. Maria is the supervising teacher and moderator of the Neighbor's Club and is a ten-year-old nun. In Fortune Lover, Katarina would have been Maria's worst love rival and jaundiced enemy, in an extreme level since the game Katarina is typically killed or exiled in most of the routes involving her; this is likely due to how the game Katarina had been brought in the typical spoiled lifestyle as a duke's daughter which formed her arrogance and conceit. She meets the rest of Viv's guild while recovering in bed. Archived from the original on April 7, The extensive use of French titles has also been criticized as being distracting and initially difficult to follow.
She is very knowledgeable about magic and is a vocal believer in the Golden Witch Beatrice. Her father's identity is unknown. She can't shake off the habit of speaking like a young child, which often earns her a scolding. She has no interest in studying or making friends, but is very interested in things concerning the occult and black magic. Thanks to her excellent powers of memorization, she knows all kinds of obscure trivia. Maria has short, light brown hair, fair skin, and violet eyes. When she smiles she appears sometimes to have a snaggle tooth. She is of short stature due to her young age and weighs 28 kilograms 61 pounds. Maria wears a pale pink long-sleeve button-down shirt, with frills of the same color on the shoulders and the collar. Over this, she wears a black corset which has the One-Winged Eagle adorned on the left side. Maria also wears a black skirt with a pink stripe at the bottom and a lacy slip underneath with white knee-high socks with a lacy rim at the top and red shoes that buckle over the top of the foot and around the ankle. She is also said to carry a pink purse. She also carries a One-Winged Eagle staff. In both forms, Maria wears a small black crown on her head, which is tied with a red ribbon whose bow sits just under her chin. Maria is a child of elementary-school age in the first episode, her mother confirms that she is "nine and a fourth grader" , though usually acts as though she is much younger. This often gets her in trouble with her mother and earns her a slap or two on the cheek. Normally she acts younger than her age but seen as cute by many. But when talking about witches, her personality changes and acts creepily. She also becomes defensive when someone rejects witches and magic which she believes to help her become happy. It is often affirmed and demonstrated that she is not capable of lying and that, even if what she says and thinks proves to be false, she continues to repeat the opposite only because she believes in it with all of her spirit. It is for this reason that she often argues with her cousin Battler over whether or not Beatrice is real and refuses to accept the idea that magic could not exist. In Requiem of the Golden Witch , Willard and Jessica theorize that the reason why Maria completely changes her tone of voice and behavior when speaking of magic and witches is to provoke everyone around her, rooted in her desire to be considered important and worthy of being heard by adults by boasting knowledge on a topic which is unknown to them. She deeply loves her mother Rosa and even believes that the abusive and neglectful side of her mother is not her mother but a witch possessing her to do horrible things. She even went as far as to defend Rosa's actions in her diary and through Sakutarou 's thoughts which in turns are her own thoughts when Rosa is not being a good mother. However, it is only after the visit of a social worker who claimed that Rosa had left her alone to go on vacation without her instead of working, and destroying Chiester and Sakutaro that Maria starts losing all trust in her mother and begins to resent her abuse and her apparent negligence towards her. This is what ultimately drives her to revolt not only against her mother but also against her entire family in favor of Beatrice and the witches. However, she's well aware that part of her continues to desire Rosa's presence and love in her life. At school she was bullied due to the fact that she takes low grades and prefers to play with her toys rather than with other children and, despite saying that she doesn't care as long as she has Sakutaro, she suffers a lot while hiding it, telling Ange that she is happy to be the one who is tormented rather than another child. Initially she was very close to her cousin Ange; she would have gladly taken Sakutaro and all the other toys and played with her cousin and even let her into the exclusive alliance of witches created by her and Beatrice. However, when Ange made fun of her one day because her mother had told her that Sakutaro was just a plush toy and not a real child like them and their classmates, Maria expelled her from her life and her magical world, even going so far as to write in her diary that she hated Ange as much as she hated Rosa after the latter destroyed Sakutaro. Later it is revealed that her reference to witches comes from the behavior of a person. For example, when Rosa gets violent, she is seen as the Black Witch by Maria. The same goes for Beatrice. Thanks to her future potential as a Creator, she is able to create her own spells by transcribing them into her grimoire; some of these spells consist of making raining candies from the sky, making the food she don't like more palatable and trying to making herself and her mother happy by simply exclaiming and singing "Uu-uu". Once, however, her magic began to become much more obscure after she suffered so much pain, she created dark spells capable of making the bullies of her school sick or crashing the bus that carried them into a ravine. Despite being only an apprentice, Maria proves powerful enough to kill and torture her mother in the most bloody ways imaginable. In Dawn of the Golden Witch , she proved able to stand up to Erika Furudo in a fight in which each used the Red Truth and Blue Truth's to determine who was right about the candy that appeared by magic and later fought Kanon , first by creating a series of fire balls to attack him and then trapping him in a mini space-time chamber after he murdered Rosa. Thanks to the alliance pact with Beatrice , she is able to easily summon all The Seven Stakes of Purgatory together with her exclusive furniture such as Sakutaro and the Chiester Sisters. Maria was also able to enchant her grimoire to house a piece of her soul within. This allows her to speak to Ange Ushiromiya in as a spirit. Maria grew up in a lonely environment with her mother Rosa Ushiromiya being at work most of the time and having no knowledge of her father. Many people thought of her as a pitiful and weird child which she does not understand as she does not know why people think of her as pitiful but instead, she thinks that she is very happy. Once, Rosa showed her a photo of a tanned man whom Rosa said was Maria's father. However, when Maria request to see it again, her mother yelled and said that the photo does not exist. After a while, Maria starts to doubt who she is and felt not even a teacher was able to answer her many questions. One day, a priest visited her school and Maria asked the priest whether it is weird to not have a father. The priest then tells her that is not weird and tells her about Jesus was also born from a virgin birth. From then onward, due to misinterpreting what the Bible really means, Maria got back her sense of self with many of her answers answered. This resulted in her believing that she is special and different from other people as well as sparks her interest in the occult.
More staff. January 7, — March 31, Both have the magical ability to use sexual intercourse to charm humans to sap their strength and will, even kill their victims if they go far enough. Register Don't have an account? TV Tokyo. After realizing Alan's feelings for Maria, she gives up and steps down with dignity, remaining on good terms with Maria, the protagonist, bearing no ill will against her. She was made to bewitch men through sexual intercourse and has been her loyal servant and ally for a long time. As Katarina and Maria become friends, Sienna is naturally around her as they all hang out. She deeply loves her mother Rosa and even believes that the abusive and neglectful side of her mother is not her mother but a witch possessing her to do horrible things. Squealer Kiroumaru Messiah Reiko Amano. In Verge of Doom, thanks to Katarina, Mary and Maria are able to get along and have tea with each other while in the Student Council room. She was also the one who taught Mio about how to use her magical abilities soon after the death of her adoptive parents. Maria also doesn't seem to do much research on her Bible studies. Inoue, Marina Japanese. In her Character Profile, it says that her special skill is baking. Yumi asks if she can have the photo, but Tsutako says she will give her the snapshot under two conditions: one being that Tsutako can display it at the upcoming school festival, and two being that Yumi get Sachiko's permission to do so as well. Kobayashi, Yuu Japanese. Three volumes of albums titled Maria-sama ga Miteru: Haru Image Album containing image songs and background music tracks were released between April and September Over this, she wears a black corset which has the One-Winged Eagle adorned on the left side. Over 5. ANN noted that the second anime season tends to overdramatize, especially in the last three episodes. She always wears white pajama. Shin Sekai Yori Wiki Explore. While she may not realize this herself, Maria really wants to befriend Kobato, to the point that she felt jealous about how popular Kobato really is with her classmates. Yonakuni-san Supporting. She is also seen in various other outfits, such as an orange halter-style dress  as well as a fancy lavender winter coat, with thin white sleeves and black gloves . Despite her morbid obesity, she could get up and move from her room to the lower floor of the prison, but after that she could no longer move due to fatigue. In Dawn of the Golden Witch , she proved able to stand up to Erika Furudo in a fight in which each used the Red Truth and Blue Truth's to determine who was right about the candy that appeared by magic and later fought Kanon , first by creating a series of fire balls to attack him and then trapping him in a mini space-time chamber after he murdered Rosa. Hand Pocket Excellennnnt! Maria is a child of elementary-school age in the first episode, her mother confirms that she is "nine and a fourth grader" , though usually acts as though she is much younger. Group One. Maria is considered by Saki Watanabe to be her best friend. Maria Naruse. Maria-sama ga Miteru in Japanese. Despite her arrogance, she knows very well that she is no longer pretty. The earliest TV airing was on January 4, Margaret , The Margaret. Yumi agrees to this, which sets in motion a series of events involving the entire Yamayuri Council. SEA Animax. Retrieved July 17, In the afterword of the first Maria-sama ga Miteru light novel volume, Konno admitted that Maria-sama ga Miteru was very different from her usual genre of story-telling in Yume no Miya , which she described as an "imperial story" set in a fictionalized classical Japan. Maria seems to be a relatively calm and collected girl in the group during potentially dangerous situations, but she perceives herself to be a coward who runs away at the first sign of trouble . It is clear that Oliva tries very hard for her, but she does not appreciate it that much. History Talk 7. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. While Artemis does her usual duties, and Priapus and Ezekiel fetch Joseph to lift her spirits, Maria is ambushed by Galfa and the Church while her powers are still recovering. Archived from the original on April 20, Upon her escape by her familiars and Edwina, Maria asks to be taken to the current battle, not to stop it as she normally does, but so she can find Joseph, whom she asks to stay with her forever. The two often hang out with each other when they are around Katarina. This is shown when she didn't realize there's no such commandment as "If someone slaps you on the right cheek, give them your room also. She wears a pink dress uniform with long brown boots.
Maria-sama ga Miteru. Originally written as a short story in , Shueisha published 37 light novel volumes from April to April Its storyline largely revolves around the lives and close relationships of the school's student council known as the Yamayuri Council. A manga adaptation was published by Shueisha in Margaret and its sister magazine The Margaret. Between and , the series was adapted by Studio Deen into three episode anime television series and a five-episode original video animation OVA series. The license was later transferred to Maiden Japan. A live-action film adaptation was released in Japan in November Several audio dramas and music albums were also published. Maria-sama ga Miteru received generally positive reviews by critics. It has been described as representative of yuri novels,  and has been credited with starting "the modern yuri trend,"  in addition to reviving the Class S genre. The dramatization, however, has been criticized as being overly dramatic at times, but the lack of malicious characters has been described as reducing the chance for more drama. The extensive use of French titles has also been criticized as being distracting and initially difficult to follow. Over 5. Among the facilities of Lillian, aside from the classrooms, there is a church, a greenhouse, a kendo dojo , an auditorium, a park, and the Rose Mansion, where the Yamayuri Council meet. The students are very respectable and in good standing. The uniform at the school is a long, black Japanese school uniform with a white collar. French is occasionally used throughout the story; for example, the series is given the French subtitle La Vierge Marie vous regarde , which means "The Virgin Mary is watching you". By custom, this greeting is used often in the Lillian School; this has been one of the distinguishable and popular phrases of the series, and it is used to begin or to finish each volume. The Animax English-language version translates the word as "good day to you". The Lillian Girls' Academy uses the lily symbolism as the white lily is the flower of the Virgin Mary. This lily imagery is also used as a reference to yuri :  the story has some elements of romance between female characters;  the use of lilies reinforces this in subtext, as do the names of the student council and of the school itself. The musical choices of the Maria-sama ga Miteru anime adaptations are generally classical music-inspired. In the context of the series, it is a children's song taught to the students at Lillian. Maria-sama ga Miteru' s story revolves around the students of the Lillian Girls' Academy and is character-driven, focusing on interactions between the characters rather than any sort of ongoing plot or goal to attain. This seemingly simple act of kindness stays with Yumi the rest of the day, and she speaks of her meeting with Sachiko to her friends during class and lunch. After school is over, Yumi's classmate Tsutako Takeshima meets with Yumi to show her that she took a photograph of Yumi's meeting with Sachiko earlier that morning. Yumi asks if she can have the photo, but Tsutako says she will give her the snapshot under two conditions: one being that Tsutako can display it at the upcoming school festival, and two being that Yumi get Sachiko's permission to do so as well. Yumi agrees to this, which sets in motion a series of events involving the entire Yamayuri Council. Through her activities in the Yamayuri Council, Yumi becomes closer to the other members and generally finds her experiences with the group to be enjoyable. Located within the school, it consists of two stories, including a meeting room on the second story. In this way, there are patrons recognized through the generations of the members of the Rose families. A Rose makes the important decisions within this group, since she has control over the student council. Candidates for the position, which lasts through the school year, are chosen through an election. The en boutons must be in a lower year than their Rosa , and generally the en boutons execute the plans discussed by the Roses, like assistants. Although the Rosa positions of the Yamayuri Council are traditionally passed to the en bouton on the graduation of the current holder, they are nonetheless elected offices which anyone may run for. She must be in a lower year than her en bouton and performs small duties; such as attending to the Roses' en bouton s, cleaning the Rose Mansion, and making tea and snacks for the Yamayuri Council. In the afterword of the first Maria-sama ga Miteru light novel volume, Konno admitted that Maria-sama ga Miteru was very different from her usual genre of story-telling in Yume no Miya , which she described as an "imperial story" set in a fictionalized classical Japan. Konno had been exposed to Christianity from a young age: she attended a completely Christian kindergarten which had a sanctuary and cloister in the middle of the school. Konno notes that she put her own questions about the Virgin Mary's heart into the story via Yumi. Konno ultimately mixed together various sources and ended up with Lillian Girls' Academy. After writing the Maria-sama ga Miteru short story, Konno expanded it into a series of novels. The first volume was published on April 24, , with illustrations by Reine Hibiki. The first five volumes of the light novel series were translated into German by Tokyopop. Shueisha published 10 volumes between August 1, and November 30, The first eight volumes were translated into German by Tokyopop. Six brief manga one-shots , illustrated by Reine Hibiki and based on some scenes from the novels, were published by Shueisha in Cobalt between February and December The art director for the series is Nobuto Sakamoto. The sound director is Yoshikazu Iwanami, and the soundtrack is composed by Mikiya Katakura. Most of the production staff would return to produce two additional television series    and an original video animation OVA series. There are 29 episodes: seven from season one,  six for season two,  five for season three,  and eleven for season four.