Awesome / Voices of a Distant Star

  • Mikako spends most of the second half of the movie grieving about her separation from Noboru. This deteriorates to the point she even fails to react promptly to enemy action. It's a good thing for the crew of the Lysithea that when a Tarsian fleet appears and one-shots all the other ships of the UN fleet, Mikako has already decided that she loves him and that she wants to do her best to be reunited with him, because that gives her the resolve to basically one-shot all by herself the largest Tarsian warship, allowing her ship and the remaining Tracer pilots to survive.
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