Anime / Comet Lucifer

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Comet Lucifer is an original anime created by 8bit (Aquarion Evol, Infinite Stratos) and written by Yuuichi Nomura (one of the writers for Eureka Seven). It is currently airing as part of the Fall 2015 Anime season.

The story takes place in a fantasy world called Gift, which is home to powerful blue crystals called giftdium. A boy named Sougo hangs out in an abandoned giftdium mine, collecting rare crystals. One night, he is hit by a strange gem-shaped meteor. The following day, while out with his friend Kaon, the pair fall into an underground cavern and discover a lake surrounding a pillar of red crystal. The pillar reacts to the meteorite, and out pops Felia, a mysterious white-haired girl in a feathery dress. Who is Felia? Where did she come from? And why are the army seemingly after her?

Crunchyroll is streaming the anime, which can be viewed here for people living in North America, Latin America, Spain, Portugal, and Andorra.


This series contains the following tropes:

  • Abandoned Mine: The Abandoned Mine of Alizarin, where the military established their Base on Wheels.
  • Absurdly Sharp Blade: Moura creates one from its tail to help Sogo escape from the holding cell he was thrown in by Puck.
  • Ace Custom: Gus receives one in Episode 2, called the Ifrit. Puck and Alfried get their own later on.
  • Airplane Arms: Felia does this in the opening credits.
  • Anguished Declaration of Love: Kaon does this while ranting at Sogo in episode 10 after Felia leaves them with Dark Moura.
  • Armor-Piercing Slap: Kaon does one on Sogo after seeing him fall briefly into a Despair Event Horizon, angry at how he suddenly seems to have lost all hope due to Felia seemingly telling him to go away, and hearing about Do Mon's death from Malvina.
  • Arranged Marriage: Kaon has been set up with Roman prior to the start of the story. She's not too happy about it, and when we first meet her, she's running away from him while he chases her in his car. In Episode 2 he agrees to postpone the wedding while they get things ironed out regarding Felia.
  • Artistic License – Astronomy: Presuming it's not just a visual metaphor, two planets that close to one another in episode 11 should be ripping each other apart due to gravitational and tidal forces, yet nobody on Gift even notices what's going on. Especially not the army fighting Sogo's friends. It's partially justified in episode 12. Felia's powers were keeping the two planets from adversely affecting one another. Once Black Moura stole/sealed them, the tidal and gravitational forces started wreaking havok.
  • Artistic License – Physics: While it is theoretically possible to use a grenade made of plastic explosives to blow back machines of the size and weight shown in episode 11, such an explosion would have made the street they were standing on into a crater, and we shouldn't even mention what the debris would be like.
  • Asshole Victim: The gate guard in episode 9 looks suspiciously similar to the mecha pilot who grabbed Felia with his mech in episode 6 during the wedding ceremony while laughing like a loon.
  • Babies Ever After: The ending for episode 12 shows this with Kaon and Roman.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Kaon.
  • Beam Spam: After gaining his Hand Blast, Moura promptly abuses it, as a good Combat Pragmatist.
  • BFG: Gus uses a massive railgun on Moura in episode 9. To deal with the recoil, he anchors his mecha before firing.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Roman appears with his mecha on the battlefield in Episode 6 and 9 just as Kaon is about to be gunned down by a military mecha. He also saves Sogo from being gunned down by Gus.
    • Vee, of all people, pulls one
  • Bigger Bad: Anatolia, Krone's secretary, who has her own separate agenda and her own reasons for wanting Felia.
  • Bitter Sweet Ending: Well, it mostly ends on a happy note, with peace falling on Gift, and the other planet, which turned out to be Earth, recovering. Roman and Kaon also appear to be Happily Married, with Babies Ever After as well. Unfortunately Felia returned to her spirit/angel role, supporting both planets, meaning she's no longer physically with Sogo either.
  • Blood Knight: Gus seems to have an orgasm whenever he fights Moura. Some translations cut the subtext in episode 5 to Gus outright saying he's having a "climax".
  • Book Ends: The anime opens with Sogo searching for crystals in a canyon. The anime ends with an adult Sogo doing the same thing (possibly in the same canyon), only instead of getting hit by a MacGuffin, he pauses a moment to take a meaningful look into the sky, where Felia now watches over the planet.
  • Bottomless Magazines: Gus's assault rifle shoots quite a few bullets at Moura in episode 5. Despite the small magazine in it, he never seems to run out of bullets.
    • Neither does Vee in Episode 11 while fighting the Bureau mecha.
  • Break His Heart to Save Him: Felia tells Sogo not to go near her anymore to prevent Dark Moura from killing him.
  • Broken Pedestal: Do Mon is this to Gus, who idolized him as "the best soldier ever" and resents the fact that he retired.
  • Calling Your Attacks: In a mecha series notably lacking in this, Roman comes up with names like "Valov Rolling Storm!" and "Valov Ultra Super Mount!".
  • Cerebus Rollercoaster: Early on, the show zigzags back and forth between light-hearted comedy, and dark action scenes. As the plot progresses, it starts focusing heavily on the dark drama.
  • Cheerful Child: Felia, although her real age is unclear.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Kaon starts to show traits of this in episode 6, refusing to take part in the wedding ceremony with Sogo. But then she also vehemently refuses Felia taking part, and even starts to wonder why she's getting so upset about it.
  • Co-Dragons: Alfried and Puck to Gus, as established in the opening.
  • Confusion Fu: Roman utilizes a very eccentric version of this using his arms to hit a mook. Mind you, he don't hits the mook with his arms. Said mook is so surprised that Roman's mecha hits him with a headbutt.
  • Cool Car: Roman and Otto have one that's very long, narrow and pointy. According to the outro, it's also apparently amphibious.
  • The Cracker: Alfried, who had hacked Garden Indigo and is also obsessed with Felia.
  • Crash-Into Hello: Played with. The audience is introduced to Kaon when Sougo's hover scooter goes on the fritz and sends him flying into her. However, the pair have already known each other for quite some time.
  • Credits Running Sequence: The opening shows Sogo running against a background of crystals, and Felia running through a field of dandelions.
  • Cross Counter:Subverted in episode 5. Moura avoids Gus' punch and punches his mecha's face.
  • Cue the Sun: Felia changes the weather from cloudy to sunny by making the clouds move away from her, just as Sogo was about to be killed, and then she saves him.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Gus delivers one to Moura in episode 5 during their first encounter. He is then on the receiving end of one a few moments later.
  • Damsel in Distress: Puck kidnaps Felia in episode 4 after Alfried tracks where she's at. She's captured again in episode 9, though this time it's because she's rescued right away.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Sogo near the end of episode 10, after getting hit with a double whammy of WhamLines. It takes an Armor-Piercing Slap and a rant from Kaon before he snaps out of it.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Sogo starts staring at Felia's chest after Moura mentions her growing up a little in episode 6. He is then called out on it by Moura, and Kaon in the confusion ends up interrupting a wedding procession.
  • Earth That Was: That giant lifeless planet hovering above Gift? That's the remains of Earth, after humans there apparently sucked the life out of it, killing its version of Felia in the process. Dark Moura turns out to be the guardian for said master, and starts going a little crazy after seeing Gift full of life.
  • Enfant Terrible: Puck. His first scene involves him going from being tied to a chair to killing an entire room full of guards, for apparently no reason.
  • Entitled to Have You:
    • Roman is insistent on Kaon marrying him despite her many objections. He doesn't even care about her safety after he sends her flying down a rather deep hole.
    "We must collect her to continue the marriage!"
    • Alfried seems to act this way towards Felia. His obsession with her gets him noticed by Gus, who ends up recruiting him.
    • Dark Moura seems obsessed with Felia in this sense as well. Later she turns to Sogo after noticing he's got a MacGuffin on him she needs.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Despite the extreme Lack of Empathy shown by Puck, he's very attached to Gus.
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • Even Puck finds Alfried's obsession with Felia creepy. Or disgusting. Or both. It's hard to tell from facial expression.
    • When the Imperial troops interrupt a wedding in episode 6, they don't shoot any of the civilians while searching for Felia. One of them even laments being given that order.
  • Everything's Better with Spinning: Roman Valov does a completely unnecessary spinning dance before his duel with a mook.
  • Fan Disservice: You get to see Roman in a speedo in a very special angle. It's not even your Female Gaze, gals. Or guys.
  • Fell Into The Cockpit: Sogo does this quite literally in episode 9 after Gus shoots at him.
  • Five-Man Band:
  • Flash Back Echo: Type 2. After being cornered by Moura behind a big rock using a Humongous Mecha, Gus have a flashback to a similar moment in a conflict in the past, the difference being he was a foot soldier. And he laughs and says "Easy".
  • Foreshadowing:
    • The unseen thing that touches Kaon's leg in Episode 1 is, in hindsight, obviously an un-transformed Moura.
    • Moura talking about something being "near, very near" in episode 5 can be interpreted as either Felia's physical localization(that isnt this trope), or Felia's Plot-Relevant Age-Up and Moura's own Mid-Season Upgrade, that would be this trope.
    • Sogo's been giving subtle hints that he's a very capable pilot since episode 1.
  • Genki Girl: Felia. She's a Naïve Newcomer to the physical version of planet Gift, so everything is brand-new to her.
  • Get A Hold Of Yourself Man: Roman attempts to do this to Sogo at the end of episode 10, but it doesn't work. Only when Kaon gives him an Armor-Piercing Slap and rants at him for suddenly losing all hope does he get his act together.
  • Gilligan Cut: Roman's adversary in Episode 6 begins to think in what kind of angle he will attack with his sword. Cues Confusion Fu.
  • Good Is Not Nice: Do Mon is mild-mannered most of the time. But later in the series, he's shown to have a nasty side to him as well if push comes to shove. He points a gun at Agent Honeybee, a spy who was passing info to Gus on Sogo and Felia's whereabouts. He also shoots some gate guards after the pass he stole from Gus fails to clear the security check.
  • Gratuitous French: Alfried calls Felia madeimoselle, and only her.
  • Hand Blast: Moura gainst the ability to do this after his Mid-Season Upgrade.
  • Head Pet: Moura does this from time to time on Sogo.
  • The Heavy: Gus.
  • Hero-Tracking Failure:
    • Subverted in episode 5. Gus does manage to land at least a couple of bullets on Moura with his assault rifle. However, that doesn't slow it down very much.
    • Played straight any time Sogo or Felia is shot at. However, it's mostly justified as they're often being shot at by mecha using guns and bullets designed to take out other mecha and other large targets such as tanks and helicopters. So a small, human-sized target would be more difficult to hit.
  • Heroic B.S.O.D.: This happens to Sogo in Episode 10 when Felia is forced to leave Sogo and when Sogo finds out that Do Mon is dead. Kaon thankfully snaps him out of this, though.
  • Heroic Second Wind: Moura receives these from time to time, helping her to stay in her mecha form longer, or in one case, get a Mid-Season Upgrade.
  • Honor Before Reason: Roman claims to agree to the Arranged Marriage for the sake of his family's honor. However, by Episode 10 it's clear that he really is in love with Kaon.
  • Hover Board: Well, hover scooter. Sougo has one, and uses it to get around. He still has to obey the speed limit, though (at least while the cops are looking).
  • Humongous Mecha: The army have them. It's unclear what their purpose is, but they were drilling for Felia. Felia's guardian, Moura, can also transform into a Humongous Mecha.
  • Idiot Ball: Some seemingly intelligent characters seem to juggle this during the series. Do Mon is a particularly bad offender.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice:
    • Anatolia does this to Do Mon in episode 9, and then to Krone in Episode 11.
    • Sogo does this to Dark Moura after rescuing Felia.
  • Implacable Man: Gus's squad towards Felia, though it's mostly because he's ordered to. However, he's not as interested in Felia, as he is in fighting Moura, who will transform into a Humongous Mecha when Felia is in danger.
  • Improvised Weapon: Sogo uses hover scooters to try to fight a hacker-controlled mecha.
  • Innocent Cohabitation: Kaon and Felia move into Sogo's home until the issue of what to do with Felia can be resolved.
  • Instant Expert: Gus has proven to be quite the better fighter against Moura in every single one of their encounters. However, once Sogo starts piloting Moura in episode 9, he easily delivers a Curb-Stomp Battle to Gus, despite not having a military background, or even training from Do Mon.
  • Karma Houdini=/=Easily Forgiven: Aside from Black Moura, Councilor Krone, and maybe the soldiers shot by Do Mon in episode 9, none of the villains have to answer for the many, many things they've done over the course of the series.
  • Killer Rabbit: Most of the time Moura looks like a cute, green, stone caterpillar-like critter with a cheeky attitude. But it can also transform into a huge golem that can trash anything that the military throws at it.
  • Knife Nut: Puck really likes his knives and is often seen holding or using one. He later pulls a mecha-sized knife to kill Sogo, combined with a very scary expression on his face.
  • Large Ham: Roman Valov was a eloquent guy from the beginnning, but then he obtains a Humongous Mecha and his first (short) fight is full of this.
  • Last Breath Bullet: Do Mon is hit by one in Episode 9. Downplayed in that he doesn't die, but he's clearly already dying by the time Anatolia finishes him off at the end of the episode.
  • Living MacGuffin: Felia, who contains the power of Lucifer, an otherworldly red crystal that Zoneboyle covets. Anatolia covets her as well, but for different reasons.
  • Loves the Sound of Screaming: Puck says that he likes Felia's screams after he destroys a plant vase to show exactly what he can do and make her go with him and Gus.
  • Made of Iron: Sogo is hit by the near miss of a meteor, and aside from the red gem in his hand, he just feels a bit sore on his back.
  • Mecha Expansion Pack: In Episode 8, Gus and Puck both get jetpacks for their mecha, allowing them to fly and combat Moura in the air.
  • Mid-Season Upgrade: In a season of 12 episodes, Moura gains a new form in episode 5, just after Gus gives him a beatdown using his own upgrade.
    • Not to be outdone, Moura does it again when Sogo literally Fell Into The Cockpit.
    • And again when Felia does the same in the final episode.
  • Mind over Matter: Felia can do this.
  • Minor Injury Overreaction: Combined with Never Myfault and a dash of Insane Troll Logic. The whiplash of the tram wire he broke with a remote controlled construction mecha in episode 3 gives Alfried a Close-Call Haircut that makes it look like he's got an inverse Mohawk. He not only treats it as a permanent disfiguring injury, despite that his hair's growing back, and quite rapidly, but he blames Sogo for it. Going so far as to smash Felia's soup bowl, with soup inside, by throwing it at Felia's feet simply because Felia asked where Sogo is.
  • Mood Whiplash: The show is filled with these moments:
    • Episode 2 goes from a lighthearted moment with Sougo and friends straight into a scene of an imprisoned youngster viciously slaughtering his guards with a knife. His cheerful chat with Gus immediately afterwards makes it even more jarring.
    • Episode 6 starts out innocently enough, with Sogo, Felia, and Kaon taking part at a wedding ceremony. Then the Imperials show up once they hear Felia is there.
    • In episode 7, the vehicle Sogo is driving breaks down. A few hours later, Gus and his crew show up again after they're informed of Felia's whereabouts.
      • Later in the same episode Do Mon and Malvina are having a quiet moment together; she drinking coffee while the older man reminisces about the past, and about the friend who inspired him to open a cafe He then reveals that the woman was Sogo's mother, and he swore to protect the boy at all costs. Without warning he pulls a gun on Malvina, outs her as "Agent Honeybee", and coldly requests that she tell him where Sogo and his friends are.
  • The Mole: Someone who goes by the code name "Agent Honeybee" feeds Gus's crew with the whereabouts of Felia. Episode 7 shows that Do Mon knows it's Malvina, the cute little shopkeeper who always seems to spend a lot of time around him. He forces her to tell him where Sogo and the others are.
  • More Dakka: Gus uses a mecha-sized giant assault rifle against Moura's Beam Spam.
  • Mr. Exposition: Moura gives a little bit of exposition about exactly what Felia is in episode 3...But none of our main trio is paying attention.
  • Mundane Object Amazement: Felia is awestruck by the simplest things in the world. Moura explains that this is because she's seeing everything for the first time, like a small child.
  • My Greatest Failure: Do Mon greatly regrets not being able to protect Sogo's mother, Ena because while he was on a mission, some guy broke into her lab, beat her up, stole her research, and blew up the lab with her still inside, unconscious. Seems he didn't learn much from it as he left Felia in a similar situation while having much less of an excuse. Fortunately, the antagonists wanted Felia alive at that point.
  • Mysterious Waif: Felia. She has some powers, and obvious importance to the Imperials. But to Sogo and Kaon, she appears to be a young girl.
  • Naked First Impression: Averted. When Felia comes out of the gem, clothed in light, it appears this will happen. Nope. She's already clothed in some kind of frilly dress.
  • Nature Spirit: Moura explains that Felia controls the "breath" of planet Gift, and that her presence sustains life and nature itselves.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!:
    • Moura accidentally transforms inside the cafe Sogo lives at, destroying part of the roof in the process.
    • Kaon crashing the vehicle she was driving after Moura mentions Sogo getting Distracted by the Sexy with Felia.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown:
    • Puck to Sogo when he captures and locks up Sogo in Episode 5.
    Puck: Shut your trap, or I'll kill you.
    • Gus against Moura in their second fight during episode 5. Because the latter is preoccupied with rescuing Felia, he manages to deliver a Curb-Stomp Battle. He is then disappointed when it seemingly disappears.
  • Non-Action Guy:
    • Sogo is not a typical fighter protagonist. Though Moura needs him to help transform into a giant robot, he's not needed to pilot or control it, allowing Moura to act independently.
    • Averted with Roman, Kaon's Arranged Marriage fiance, who is very much one and attempts to save the day repeatedly by barging in with fists swinging in his mecha.
  • Not the Fall That Kills You: In Episode 1, Sougo and Kaon both fall a considerable distance off a cliff and down a large hole that has opened up downtown, but neither of them seem to be hurt even slightly.
    • Averted in Episode 5. Moura jumps to catch Felia after Puck "accidentally" pushed her off the giant military vehicle. Moura then proceeds to match her speed, hold out its hands in front of her predicted path, and lastly, they all slow down due to an energy field.
  • The Omniscient Council of Vagueness: The four or five imperial sages fit this role in the series. They seemingly have plans for the titular Lucifer, whatever that is, and the "gifted child" which may well be Felia. Still, the way they talk is so frustratingly vague, that it's anyone's guess what they're really after, except for their own aggrandizement, and even that is questionable.
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: Felia ages from child to teenager after using a big quantity of her Mind over Matter power. Interestingly, this not only ages her physically as mentally, as she is able to speak complete, perfectly coherent sentences now.
  • Punctuated Pounding: Gus, in his fight with Moura in Episode 5. "Do you think... That's enough... To satisfy me?"
  • Real Robot: The non-Moura mecha appear to be this.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter:
    • Moura, a small talking caterpillar who can transform into a Humongous Mecha, apparently when Sougo feels in danger.
    • Even the pigeons on Gift are cute little fuckers, having cat DNA spliced into their genes. They're the mascots of Gift.
  • Runaway Fiancé: Kaon is one at the start of the series.
  • Samus Is a Girl: Moura is finally revealed to be a girl in episode 8, and she has finally accepted Sogo as co-guardian of Felia.
  • Sentient Phlebotinum: It is implied that the red "gem" Sogo finds in the mine is this as it does a lot of weird stuff on its own.
  • Shapeshifter Weapon: Moura don't stop in just transforming into a Humongous Mecha. He can also transform his tail in a blade strong enough to cut metal doors.
  • Ship Tease:
    • Kaon and Sogo seem to be very close. There's quite a bit of Luminescent Blush in play when Kaon hugs Sogo tightly after something she could not see clearly brushed her leg in the pit.
    • Episode 6 throws Felia into the fray. Kaon notices this right away, and has mixed feelings about it.
    • Malvina seems to be interested on Do Mon, despite being far younger than he is. Episode 7 suggests she was probably just acting this way as The Mole to get intel out of him regarding Felia's whereabouts.
  • Shout-Out: Roman's entrance in Episode 6 is very reminiscing of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, with doses of Large Ham, explosive background, and Calling Your Attack with names improvised on the fly, just like Kamina. Though this series wasn't that dark before this moment, it comes off as ridiculously funny Mood Whiplash. Also, his mecha have explosive colors in its body.
  • Sphere of Power: Felia creates one in episode 5 after falling off from the Base on Wheels of the military. It is also purple.
  • Spider Tank: Alfried pilots one.
  • Spoiled Brat: Kaon strongly implies that Roman is one.
    "Well maybe now you can stop acting like a cradled child."
  • Stalker with a Crush: Alfried, hands down, is this to Felia. He's a genius hacker who likes to cause violent mayhem for his goals, which now involve capturing his new "mademoiselle". His obsession sky-rockets when he realizes what Felia is capable of and how far his new commanding officer is willing to go to capture her.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye: Do Mon does this twice, first to Gus, and then to Zoneboyle's secretary.
  • Supernatural is Purple: Felia's Mind over Matter powers, that the gives the things she manipulates a shining purple aura.
  • Super Robot: Moura is this. Interestingly it has some trouble fighting against Gus in his Real Robot mecha. However, it could be argued that during several of their fights, Moura is more interested safeguarding Felia than fighting him. But when push comes to shove in their second encounter during episode 5, Moura manages to defeat him.
  • Take Cover!: Gus does this behind some large rocks after he's unable to gain an advantage against Moura in their shootout during episode 5.
  • Taken for Granite: Felia is apparently encased in the crystal pillar seen in Episode 1, but she isn't visible within it until it smashes, freeing her.
  • Team Pet: Moura in caterpillar form.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Moura and Sogo take an immediate, and comedic, dislike towards each other. Unfortunately for the both of them, Moura can't transform without Sogo's help, so they're pretty much stuck with each other.
    • Goes double for Gus's team. Puck and Alfreid can't stand each other. Alfried views Puck as a savage well beneath his notice, and is visibly irritated every time he has to talk to Puck. Puck, on the other hand, not only has a Hair-Trigger Temper, but hates people who talk down to him, and has pulled a knife on Alfried because of it. What's worse is that Puck outright calls Alfreid's obsession with Felia creepy.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: Gus has this attitude towards Do Mon after the latter seemingly abandons a soldier's life in order to raise Sogo. Unfortunately he never gets his chance to do this, as Do Mon is killed by Anatolia, the Big Bad's secretary. He later saves Sogo with the intention of killing Do Mon's killer.
  • The Voiceless: The soldier in Gus' flashback. Combined with an earlier sequence of Gus looking at a photo on Sogo's house, the soldier is heavily implied to be Do Mon.
  • This is a Drill: Gus uses a mecha-sized drill as a weapon in Episode 7, and again in episode 9. Mora and Sogo are ready with their own version in episode 9.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Kaon and Felia.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Sogo in Episode 9, when he finally gains the ability to pilot Moura and fights back against Gus.
  • Traumatic Superpower Awakening:
    • Felia has two in episode 5. First after getting hit by Puck and falling off the ship she was on. Moura then undergoes a Mid-Season Upgrade, gaining flight abilities, along with a Hand Blast power. And second after Puck nearly manages to kill Sogo while in his mecha. Her energy sphere grows tremendously large, and she uses it to transport herself and Sogo away to safety.
    • Sogo goes through one in episode 9 after Gus starts to reveal more of Do Mon's past, and continues to insult him. He Fell Into The Cockpit somehow when he goes inside of Moura. Despite seemingly having no official fighting training like Gus did, he manages to deliver a Curb-Stomp Battle to the latter.
  • Umbrella of Togetherness: Attempted by Roman towards Kaon in episode 5, but ultimately averted when she declines his offer, telling him to use it on himself.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: Moura, non-stop. Despite being vastly superior to just about everything the army throws at her, not a single time does she transform into a mecha without getting completely smacked around. Justified by the fact that Moura doesn't have actual combat training, and doesn't have anywhere to practice, while her opponents are supposedly highly-trained soldiers. Though they often lack the discipline that accompanies professional soldiers.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Councilor Krone would appear to be this as he's being "advised" by a murderous shape-shifter.
  • Unsettling Gender Reveal: Sogo is surprised that Moura in a more human-like form is a girl. However, considering that he's always seen her either as a caterpillar-like creature, or a giant mecha, it shouldn't be too surprising when he reacts this way.
  • Utopia Justifies the Means: Krone and his secretary seem to feel that sacrificing Felia and crystallizing her would be best for mankind. Never mind that it's not guaranteed to work even if they did it, and that Felia is worth killing to achieve.
  • Villainous Rescue: Gus shows up in episode 11, after Sogo is trapped by some soldiers. Gus then attacks his own teammates, and states that he's not doing it for Sogo. Rather, he wants to find Do Mon's killer so he can kill them.
  • Wham Episode: Episode 9, which reveals more of Do Mon's attempt to raise Sogo after his mother died, and Gus's obsession with his former mentor. Do Mon is then killed when the woman he thought was Ena, Sogo's mother, turns out to be the Big Bad's secretary in disguise.
  • Wham Line:
    • Sogo is hit with two in episode 10 within a very short time frame. The first is when Felia seemingly tells him to stay away from her, unknown to him at the time that it was to stop Dark Moura from killing him. He also gets a phone call from Malvina, telling him about what happened to Do Mon. He suffers a Heroic B.S.O.D. and nearly falls into a Despair Event Horizon.
    • Gus likewise doesn't take it well when he hears from Agent Honeybee about Do Mon's most recent whereabouts. He ends up doing a Villainous Rescue of Sogo, and is intent on finding and killing whoever murdered Do Mon.
  • "Where Are They Now?" Epilogue: The ending for episode 12 jumps a few years into the future, showing us what happened to the various characters. Kaon and Roman are Happily Married with Babies Ever After, Otto is a pilot for Gift's new space exploration program, Gus has taken over Do Mon's Cafe, while Malvina seems to have settled down on a farm. Sogo takes over his mother's role, and becomes a researcher exploring more about the planet and its crystals. Felia meanwhile has returned to the spirit realm, and is now supporting both Gift and Earth, the latter of which seems to be recovering.
  • Why Don't You Just Shoot Him?: Zigzagged a lot in the series. Most characters usually just threaten to shoot someone with a gun, but only one manages to pull the trigger. If they do fire, it'll either miss, or get blocked by something. A random Mook manages to fire a Last Breath Bullet at Do Mon.
  • The Worf Effect: Roman's mech suffers this from time to time. However, it's largely justified as he's going against skilled military-trained opponents, who also likely have a better mech than he does.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Puck strikes Felia and nearly causes her to fall to her death in Episode 5. He upgrades this to "would shoot and kill a girl" in episode 8 because he was frustrated that Gus stopped him from fighting Moura.
  • Would Hurt a Child: All the villains in the series are like this. Most notable are Gus and Puck who go out of their way to beat up on little kids to make themselves feel like men. Honorable Mention goes to Alfried who will happily throw an entire city into chaos to torment "his mademoiselle."
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Krone suffers this in episode 11 when he's on the verge of crystallizing Felia. He is killed by Anatolia, his secretary, who then nearly kills Sogo as well in order to cause Felia to lose all hope.
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