Actually, I'd be more interested in Kyon
's reaction after such stunt. I picture an Ass Kicking Pose
followed for a quick checkup for any missing limb, broken bones, burned skin/clothes/hair, lose of hearing, etc. and if everything is OK, a quick thanks to heavens for being in one piece and then going back to business.
I wonder if there is a trope for "Post Badassitude Wimpiness
", I mean something along the lines of a character clearing a horrible Death Course
after almost dying a couple dozens of times and giving an amazing display of courage, skill and cleverness, only for moment to be dispelled by said character revealing how damn
scared he or she was, breaking into tears or simply asking a friend if the danger is gone to promptly pass out. IOW, something like "now I have the opportunity to show fear about it and I'm so
BTW, I forgot about this but according to Wikipedia
Kyon could get a "ordinary motorcycle license" (普通二輪免許)—-which means a machine with an engine displacement up to 400cc—-before turning 18 as it's the case of an "ordinary license" (普通免許) for cars. In other words, IMO Kyon has an excuse for getting a Cool Bike
I know very little about motorcycles but an engine displacement of 400cc sounds like a lot to me even if it's apparently considered pretty light-weight. For example a quick google search suggested that a Kawasaki Ninja 250R
, a (pricey) 249cc model, can reach 95 mph (153 kph). Most likely Kyon would choose a "custom" model in this scenario, though.
Not so random picture.
I'm not really sure because of the drawing style but I think this chapter cover◊
from the manga depicts Mikuru in a old-timey biker attire while riding an equally old-looking model of a very nice Cool Bike
About the video: Is gravity optional around here?
Well, if that WMG
about Kuyou is true, then it's kind of natural that Kyon will get some measure of mileage as far as "gravity" is concerned
Very random thought.
For some reason I got the idea that kbdh!Haruhi would make an excellent astronaut (I blame Discovery Channel
and its catchy song
). Crazy smart, resourceful, works well under pressure (as long as the situation doesn't involve an injured or angry Kyon), great physical condition and her Mind over Matter
powers would make a lot of equipment and machinery redundant, particularly the ones required for working during an space walk. Now if Kanae could teleport up and down into a spacecraft or pressurised module traveling at orbital speeds then it would make resupplying a whole lot easier.
It makes me wonder if Kyon's equipment could double as a space suit if a helmet is added to the equation. The skinsuit could be programmed to hold the body together against its own pressure just like the idea behind of the space activity suit
and the Deflector Shields
of the coat could offer a level protection similar to a suit designed for extra-vehicular activity
I also have a tropes question. What would say about this?:
Latex Space Suit
: Played with. Kyon's "skinsuit
" looks like black Body Paint
when activated, thus having the "form fitting" requirements down pat, but it's designed to be activated or deactivated without any need of removing whatever other clothes he could be wearing at the moment, so it's unlikely that it'll play any fanservice
edited 30th Jan '13 9:38:31 AM by Specular