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Old 2010-01-12, 13:16   Link #1
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Characters discussion - Furniture of the witches

The purpose of this thread is to provide a place to discuss all things related to the furniture of the witches.
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Please note that considering the huge number of characters in the franchise, this thread was created in order to provide a place for everyone to discuss about "non main" magical characters. There are already threads for the witches, as follow: Beatrice, Bernkastel and Lambdadelta.

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Old 2010-01-12, 15:41   Link #2
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This needs clarifications. Technically those who qualify as furniture are

The seven sisters of purgatory:
-Lucifer
-Leviathan
-Satan
-Belphegor
-Mammon
-Beelzebub
-Asmodeus

The siesta sisters:
-00
-45
-410
-556 (mentioned in a preview)

-Sakutaro
-All of the Goats


Ronove and Gaap are demons, moreover Virgilia is a witch. Will they get their proper thread?
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Old 2010-01-12, 15:56   Link #3
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The idea is that they "belong" to this thread as they serve Beatrice and other witches.
Remember that, for example, Ronove is the "head furniture" of Beato's, even though his rank is much higher than mere tool.
Of course, Virgilia isn't in that kind of category.

That is to say, for all intern and purpose, this thread is broad so I can let people to discuss of all meta world characters, aside of the witches. Perhaps I will simply change it into "Meta world characters" or something.
I did plan like this, as creating even more singular threads might be way too much, but I can change my mind if the need is present over time.
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Old 2010-01-12, 19:24   Link #4
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Alright, so shall I start off?
Asmodeus FTW~Asmo-chan +65535!
Blonde twin-tails moe stake is the best XD
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Old 2010-01-13, 00:22   Link #5
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The stakes were my favorite bunch of furniture till I read EP5. Still they are pretty fun and hilarious characters regardless though. I'd say my favorite one is Beelzebub.~

Virgilia is definetly my favorite witch after Beato and Lambda. In the anime she was cool but in EP4 of the VN that was upped to awesome with her wacky comical routine and goat-kun. =p

Ronove gets points too solely for that sexeh stache of his.~
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Old 2010-01-13, 00:38   Link #6
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Gotta love the ass neechans. I was never particularly fond of the Siestas though, but, anyway, nyeh...

I also like Ronove a lot. All the same, the Meta Characters are my favourite ones. I think they are the ones who make this game fun the most.
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Old 2010-01-13, 02:58   Link #7
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"The big breasted Onee chans" are probably my favorite. Just because of that nickname Battler gave them.

Honestly though I was surprised that in the character polls the goats and Ronove were always the least popular characters. I mean Goat kun got just as much votes as Nanjo, which was basically none.

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Old 2010-01-14, 00:32   Link #8
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I'm a huge fan of Virgilia, Bronove, and Gaap. They are awesome. <3

I love the stakes too. Specifically Mammon, Satan, Leviathian, and possibly Beezlebub or Asmodeos. Not a fan of the siestas at all, except maybe Siesta 00.
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Old 2010-01-14, 01:39   Link #9
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I would have to say I care nothing for the stakes or the siestas. Not being game player could also be it . As well as contributing to too many damn females in the game. They appear annoying and pointless to me in the anime. Only Siesta 00 seemed fine. I do know they have bigger part to play but meh as characters I wish they would have been demons or even had some male cast.

I liked Sakutaro he was actually cute and I liked his character.
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Old 2010-01-14, 02:57   Link #10
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The stakes are awesome...<3
As for the siestas...45 is fine to me.
00 is pure love<3
But 410 just annoys me..-_-
I dunno if its her voice or her attitude lol

Ronove is awesome...first, I disliked him, but after a few episodes...<3

Gaap...don't know..I like her somehow, but her way of fighting is so..boring x_x

And yeah, sakutaro ftw..though I think we can't really call him "furniture"...
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Among the Siesta Sisters my favorite is 45, I find it's very funny how she always feel responsible for everything
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My favorite Siesta is dead. :3

But after her it's 45.
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Ronove is win..His "pu ku ku ku" sounds so much cooler if Sugita is doing it
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Old 2010-01-14, 20:15   Link #14
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Among the Siesta Sisters my favorite is 45, I find it's very funny how she always feel responsible for everything
lol, 45 is my favorite Siesta, probably because I'm a twin-tail fetishist XD
Also most of her expressions are like saying: "I'm a uke!"
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Old 2010-01-14, 20:20   Link #15
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Everyone's taking 45! She's mine >_< And I find 410 amusing nyihi

Regarding the stakes, I didn't really care for them much at first. But as the games progressed, I'm finding myself liking them more, especially Mammon. It probably had to do with more fleshing out of the characters rather than them just being tools furniture.
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Am I the only one thinking that the rabbit ears don't fit 00? :s
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Old 2010-01-17, 11:14   Link #17
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Among all the magical beings discussed in this thread Gaap is one that puzzles me the most.

All of the others have a clearly identifiable "vessel" that comes from the real world.

Ronove's vessel is Genji
Virgilia's is Kumasawa

The seven sisters of the purgatory represent the seven stakes

Sakutaro's vessel is the homonymous plushy

as for the siestas they both represent Maria's ceramic rabbits and the guns

In Gaap's case however it is very difficult to find a vessel. Some says she represents Jessica, some says she represents Shannon, some others do not think she represents a human being at all.
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Old 2010-01-17, 12:03   Link #18
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You forgot the theory she represents Kanon (I'm considering Shannon as highest possibility though)
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Old 2010-01-17, 12:28   Link #19
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Well, the logic would be that she represent... Nanjo xD
He is the only one among the ones originally present in the mansion that does not have a specifical character:
It is said that Gaap can break any theories by making disappearing things.
Nanjo could destroy all theories by claiming someone is dead while it isn't.
She is the best friend of beatrice
Nanjo is the best friend of Kinzo
Gaap and Beatrice got the same hair color, so does Kinzo and Nanjo.
There are a lot of small hints like this^^

Oh and you forgot to say that Gohda is represented by the 4th Game Goat (The one who fights Krauss )
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it is kind of disturbing to think that Gaap represents Nanjo though....
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