History YMMV / QueensBlade

6th Jan '16 10:16:03 AM MagBas
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* CanonSue: Leina plays with it a lot: [[spoiler:She begins the story as an underdog living under the shadow of her stronger sisters and her mother. Later, after taking a TrainingFromHell from Echidna, she becomes practically ''invincible'' and not only wins the tournament, at the time the [=OVAs=] came out, she's able to [[VideoGame/{{Ys}} wipe out entire armies for breakfast]] without breaking a sweat. Subverted big time in ''Rebellion'' since she becomes DemotedToExtra thanks of her curse (both in the anime adaptation and in the Illustrated Stories, possibly to avoid becoming in a female, medieval version of [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny Kira Yamato]][[note]]Keep in mind, at the time when the ''Rebellion'' gamebooks came out in Japan in 2008, the ''SEED Destiny'' debacle was still fresh in the minds of both fans and the members of the Japanese animation industry, the Franchise/{{Gundam}} franchise being very influential in Japanese media, so Hobby Japan really wanted to avoid the same situation with Leina.[[/note]]) and even when she had to face her sister Claudette, ''Mirim'', of all people, is the one who defeats her and in the final battle against the Swamp Witch, Annelotte and Aldra are the ones who defeat her.]] In the ''Vanquished Queens'' short stories, she is the ''only'' character spared from having a DownerEnding, and the "worst" thing she happens to her is being defeated by Claudette and healed by Risty, [[IntimateHealing in a very special way]]. On the other hand, this is averted really, REALLY hard in the animated adaptation, since she's now the victim of [[spoiler:The Swamp Witch herself]].



* GodModeSue: Echidna. She's been undefeated in over 500 years. [[WorfEffect Guess what happens to anyone who tries to fight her?]]
** Made moreso in the ''"Hide & Seek"'' manga adaptation. She effortlessly pwn'd [[spoiler: Elina]], by [[FlashStep appearing behind her]] and instantly rendered her unconscious. Then left her with a broken arm and dislocated shoulder. And when she fights Alleyne (who's [[InformedAbility said to be]] Echidna's equal) during the finals of the QB Tournament, she walks away only slightly winded, whereas Alleyne [[http://www.citymanga.com/queen_s_blade_hide_seek/chapter-25/26/ was exhausted.]] Echidna smirks and [[ILetYouWin opts to forfeit the match]], implying Alleyne had only lasted as long as she did because Echidna had been ''[[http://www.citymanga.com/queen_s_blade_hide_seek/chapter-25/28/ toying with her.]]''
1st Nov '15 10:08:54 AM nombretomado
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* AwesomeMusic: While most of the incidental music of the two first seasons and the [=OVAs=] are rather generic[[note]]This is justified, as QueensBlade was one of the composer's (Masaru Yokoyama) very first jobs, along ''VideoGame/HyperdimensionNeptunia'' and ''VideoGame/KimiKiss''.[[/note]] some themes shines towards others, such as the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXNECgyQoeQ Queen's Blade Theme]], played when something important is going to happen, normally almost at the end of the episode.

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* AwesomeMusic: While most of the incidental music of the two first seasons and the [=OVAs=] are rather generic[[note]]This is justified, as QueensBlade ''Anime/QueensBlade'' was one of the composer's (Masaru Yokoyama) very first jobs, along ''VideoGame/HyperdimensionNeptunia'' and ''VideoGame/KimiKiss''.[[/note]] some themes shines towards others, such as the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXNECgyQoeQ Queen's Blade Theme]], played when something important is going to happen, normally almost at the end of the episode.



* FriendlyFandoms: With ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', of all things, (at least with crossover fanfics is concerned) despise the only thing in common QB has with ''Naruto'' is both series are action-oriented, albeit some characters, like [[FanservicePack Ino Yamanaka]], [[MsFanservice Tsunade]], [[HiddenBuxom Hinata Hyuga]] and few other females definitely would not being too out of place in the ''QueensBlade'' universe in any stretch.

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* FriendlyFandoms: With ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', of all things, (at least with crossover fanfics is concerned) despise the only thing in common QB has with ''Naruto'' is both series are action-oriented, albeit some characters, like [[FanservicePack Ino Yamanaka]], [[MsFanservice Tsunade]], [[HiddenBuxom Hinata Hyuga]] and few other females definitely would not being too out of place in the ''QueensBlade'' ''Anime/QueensBlade'' universe in any stretch.
23rd Sep '15 1:51:39 AM Adept
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* AwesomeMusic: While most of the incidental music of the two first seasons and the [=OVAs=] are rather generic[[note]]This is justified, as QueensBlade was one of the composer's (Masaru Yokoyama) very first jobs, along ''VideoGame/HyperdimensionNeptunia'' and ''KimiKiss''.[[/note]] some themes shines towards others, such as the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXNECgyQoeQ Queen's Blade Theme]], played when something important is going to happen, normally almost at the end of the episode.

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* AwesomeMusic: While most of the incidental music of the two first seasons and the [=OVAs=] are rather generic[[note]]This is justified, as QueensBlade was one of the composer's (Masaru Yokoyama) very first jobs, along ''VideoGame/HyperdimensionNeptunia'' and ''KimiKiss''.''VideoGame/KimiKiss''.[[/note]] some themes shines towards others, such as the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXNECgyQoeQ Queen's Blade Theme]], played when something important is going to happen, normally almost at the end of the episode.
8th Sep '15 1:43:44 AM captainpat
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** Melona, if only due to how bizarre she is overall.
** Also Shizuka.
** And Airi in season 2.
** And Lamica and Arane too from the ''Spiral Chaos'' games



* EvilIsSexy: All the female villains.
20th Jul '15 4:37:29 PM MiinU
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** Made moreso in the ''"Hide & Seek"'' manga adaptation. She effortlessly pwn'd [[spoiler: Elina]], by [[FlashStep appearing behind her]] and instantly rendered her unconscious. Then left her with a broken arm and dislocated shoulder. And when she fights Alleyne (who's [[InformedAbility said to be]] Echidna's equal) during the finals of the QB Tournament, she walks away only slightly winded. Whereas Alleyne was [[http://www.citymanga.com/queen_s_blade_hide_seek/chapter-25/26/ bruised and exhausted.]] Echidna smirks and [[ILetYouWin opts to forfeit the match]], implying Alleyne had only lasted as long as she did because Echidna had been ''[[http://www.citymanga.com/queen_s_blade_hide_seek/chapter-25/28/ toying with her.]]''

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** Made moreso in the ''"Hide & Seek"'' manga adaptation. She effortlessly pwn'd [[spoiler: Elina]], by [[FlashStep appearing behind her]] and instantly rendered her unconscious. Then left her with a broken arm and dislocated shoulder. And when she fights Alleyne (who's [[InformedAbility said to be]] Echidna's equal) during the finals of the QB Tournament, she walks away only slightly winded. Whereas winded, whereas Alleyne was [[http://www.citymanga.com/queen_s_blade_hide_seek/chapter-25/26/ bruised and was exhausted.]] Echidna smirks and [[ILetYouWin opts to forfeit the match]], implying Alleyne had only lasted as long as she did because Echidna had been ''[[http://www.citymanga.com/queen_s_blade_hide_seek/chapter-25/28/ toying with her.]]''
20th Jul '15 4:34:37 PM MiinU
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** Made moreso in the ''"Hide & Seek"'' manga adaptation. Here, she effortlessly pwns [[spoiler: Elina]], by [[FlashStep appearing behind her]] and instantly renders her unconscious. Then left her with a broken arm and dislocated shoulder. And when she fights Alleyne (who's [[InformedAbility said to be]] Echidna's equal) during the finals of the QB Tournament, she walks away with little more than a faint bruise on her side, but was otherwise unscathed. Whereas Alleyne was bruised, winded, and bleeding from the corner of her mouth. Echidna smirks and opts to forfeit the match, implying that Alleyne only lasted as long as she did because Echidna had been ''toying with her''.

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** Made moreso in the ''"Hide & Seek"'' manga adaptation. Here, she She effortlessly pwns pwn'd [[spoiler: Elina]], by [[FlashStep appearing behind her]] and instantly renders rendered her unconscious. Then left her with a broken arm and dislocated shoulder. And when she fights Alleyne (who's [[InformedAbility said to be]] Echidna's equal) during the finals of the QB Tournament, she walks away with little more than a faint bruise on her side, but was otherwise unscathed. only slightly winded. Whereas Alleyne was bruised, winded, [[http://www.citymanga.com/queen_s_blade_hide_seek/chapter-25/26/ bruised and bleeding from the corner of her mouth. exhausted.]] Echidna smirks and [[ILetYouWin opts to forfeit the match, match]], implying that Alleyne had only lasted as long as she did because Echidna had been ''toying ''[[http://www.citymanga.com/queen_s_blade_hide_seek/chapter-25/28/ toying with her''.her.]]''
20th Jul '15 4:08:56 PM MiinU
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**Made moreso in the ''"Hide & Seek"'' manga adaptation. Here, she effortlessly pwns [[spoiler: Elina]], by [[FlashStep appearing behind her]] and instantly renders her unconscious. Then left her with a broken arm and dislocated shoulder. And when she fights Alleyne (who's [[InformedAbility said to be]] Echidna's equal) during the finals of the QB Tournament, she walks away with little more than a faint bruise on her side, but was otherwise unscathed. Whereas Alleyne was bruised, winded, and bleeding from the corner of her mouth. Echidna smirks and opts to forfeit the match, implying that Alleyne only lasted as long as she did because Echidna had been ''toying with her''.
22nd May '15 9:03:05 AM luisedgarf
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* ContinuitySnarl: Oh boy, where to begin: Due of the [[ExcusePlot origins of the franchise]] basically the plots of all the incarnations of the whole franchise (anime, manga, games, gamebooks, etc.) have their respective elements mixed between each other, regardless the if each setting are supposed to be independent from each other. Taken UpToEleven with the animated adaptations of ''Vanquished Queens'', who is a prequel of ''Rebellion'', rather than a non-canon series originally and the upcoming animated adaption of ''Grimorie'', who it was supposed to be an altenate continuity with ''no relation'' with the Continent Saga, but the adaptation will simply shoehorns ''Grimoire'' into it, as Leina is confirmed to appear on it.

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* ContinuitySnarl: Oh boy, where to begin: Due of the [[ExcusePlot origins of the franchise]] basically the plots of all the incarnations of the whole franchise (anime, manga, games, gamebooks, etc.) have their respective elements mixed between each other, regardless the if each setting are supposed to be independent from each other. Taken UpToEleven with the animated adaptations of ''Vanquished Queens'', who is a prequel of ''Rebellion'', rather than a non-canon series originally and the upcoming animated adaption of ''Grimorie'', who it was supposed to be an altenate continuity with ''no relation'' with the Continent Saga, but the adaptation will simply shoehorns ''Grimoire'' into it, as Leina is confirmed to appear on it.[[note]]Possibly because ''Grimoire'' doesn't have a detailed story compared with the Continent Saga beyond trying to destroy the new BigBad.[[/note]]
22nd May '15 9:00:18 AM luisedgarf
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* ContinuitySnarl: Oh boy, where to begin: Due of the [[ExcusePlot origins of the franchise]] basically the plots of all the incarnations of the whole franchise (anime, manga, games, gamebooks, etc.) have their respective elements mixed between each other, regardless the if each setting are supposed to be independent from each other. Taken UpToEleven with the animated adaptations of ''Vanquished Queens'', who is a prequel of ''Rebellion'', rather than a non-canon series originally and the upcoming animated adaption of ''Grimorie'', who it was supposed to be an altenate continuity with ''no relation'' with the Continent Saga, but the adaptation will simply shoehorns ''Grimoire'' into it, as Leina is confirmed to appear on it.



** FandomRivalry: With the VideoGame/SenranKagura fanbase nonetheless.

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** FandomRivalry: With the VideoGame/SenranKagura ''VideoGame/SenranKagura'' fanbase nonetheless.
7th Jan '15 7:48:53 AM cgaurd52
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** FandomRivalry: With the VideoGame/SenranKagura fanbase nonetheless.
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