Dengeki Playstation’s Kiseki Series 10th Anniversary Poll Midpoint Results


For the past few issues, Dengeki Playstation has been doing a poll for the Kiseki series 10th anniversary.

This poll, however, is still going, so the results may yet change! If you want to participate, you will need to reach out to Dengeki via mail or email by 6/6/2014.

If you wish to participate in the poll via a postcard in the mail, follow these instructions:

On the face of the postcard, write the address. On the back, write your postal code, address, name/pen-name, age, telephone number, and survey answers, then mail it to the address below:


ASCII Media Works
Dengeki PlayStation Henshuubu (Editorial Department)
‘”Kiseki” Series Kokuseichousa’ Kei

To enter by email, please type the following in the body of the email: your postal code, address, name/pen-name, age, telephone number, and survey answers. Email to with the subject line: 「『軌跡』シリーズ国勢調査」 (‘”Kiseki” Series Kokuseichousa’)

Only one set of answers will be accepted per mail address, or one postcard per person.

The final results will be revealed in Dengeki Playstation vol. 589 (two issues from now!), which goes on sale on 6/26/2014.

Question #1: What is your favorite title in the Kiseki series?


While Second Chapter is currently in the lead, it is still a complete free-for-all battle! Zero and Sen may still have more fight to them as votes from newcomers to the series are rapidly flowing in.

First Place:
The Legend of Heroes Sora no Kiseki Second Chapter

Second Place:
The Legend of Heroes Zero no Kiseki

Third Place:
The Legend of Heroes Sora no Kiseki First Chapter (Trails in the Sky)

Question #2: Who is your favorite male character?


Olivier currently stands alone at the top. Will his popularity hold out, however, as it seems that both Lloyd and Rean have been steadily earning more and more votes.

First Place:
Olivier (Sora/Ao/Sen)

Second Place:
Joshua (Sora no Kiseki)

Third Place:
Crow (Sen no Kiseki)

Question #3: Who is your favorite female character?


Many of the users that liked Second Chapter also voted for Estelle. There’s a tangible presence with the founding protagonist of the Kiseki series.

First Place:
Estelle (Sora no Kiseki)

Second Place:
Tio (Zero no Kiseki)

Third Place:
Rixia (Zero no Kiseki)

Question #4: What is your favorite town/city/location?


The editing department was surprised to see that Michelam Wonderland did not rank in! It seems like everyone wants the calm or carefree places!

First Place:
The Nord Highlands

Second Place:
Crossbell City

Third Place:

Screenshot sources:
Nord Highlands: Video by SepthiumArk
Crossbell City: Video by YangXu
Rolent: Video by Satoshinra

Question #5: What is your favorite scene?

Spoilers the series behind the cut!

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Question #6: What is your favorite food?

[Screenshots for the recipes, sadly, very elusive. :( -ed]

What’s with all the popularity over the acerbic tomatoes?! They all seem to be very firm in their position. Keep strong, other foods!

First Place:
Acerbic Tomato Sandwich

Second Place:
Acerbic Tomato Juice

Third Place:
Acerbic Tomato

Question #7: Enemy You Most Don’t Want to Meet?


Everyone was destroyed at once?! The Abyss Worm, a powerful enemy that counters with earthquakes made the top of the list.

First Place:
Abyss Worms

Second Place:
Death Slugger

Third Place:
Hitsujin (Creepy Sheep)

Screenshot Sources:
Abyss Worm: Video by Satoshinra
Death Slugger: Video by Satoshinra

Question #8: What enemy would you want as a pet?


Naturally, the adorable enemies are winning out. While these are the current top 3, Patel-Matel and Argetlahm are quickly gaining more votes.

First Place:
Shining Pom

Second Place:

Third Place:
Hitsujin (Creepy Sheep)

Question #9: What is your favorite Craft or S-Craft?


Is it through appearance, effectiveness, or balance of the skills? Many players all have differing opinions on the skills. In the end, who knows what will be chosen by the fans.

First Place:
Hayate – 疾風

Second Place:

Third Place:
Shin – Hiyoku Souryuugeki – 真 ・ 比翼双竜撃

Screenshot Sources:
Hayate: Video by lrglrgflc
Belsergar: Video by angelskycat
Hiyoku Souryuugeki: Video by angelskycat

Question #10: What is your favorite Art?


While attack and recovery arts have been popular, support arts are quickly gaining votes and crawling up the ranks.

First Place:
Silver Thorn

Second Place:
Seraphim Ring

Third Place:

Screenshot Sources:
Silver Thorn: Video by Klose Rinz
Seraphim Ring: Video by lrglrgflc


Presenting the Extra Life 2012 Raffle! Win either Ys Celceta, an Estelle Scroll, or the jdk BAND blu-ray!

After writing and testing and more writing and more testing, I can finally present to you the Endless History raffle for Extra Life 2012.

Through my raffle, you can win one of three items:
* Ys the Foliage Ocean in Celceta 25th Anniversary Box for the Playstation Vita
* Estelle Bright Ao no Kiseki wall scroll
* Falcom jdk BAND Live X’Mas in Yokohama blu-ray

One of these high dollar prizes can be yours! I will draw three names (and maybe more the day of, if I have other things going on!) throughout October 13, 2012 to win one of these. All you have to do is donate $10 to Extra Life to obtain a raffle ticket. You can always get more, too! $20 will get you 2 tickets, $30 will get you 3, and so forth. With your generosity, you increase your chances for one of these incredible prizes.

100% of the funds go directly to the Children’s Miracle Network. I will not see or touch a single penny of your donations at all, and as always, the CMN is a tax deductible organization.

You can find my site on it here! …or you can just hit the link from the top. Easy enough, right?


Zero no Kiseki / Ao no Kiseki Illustration Contest

I apologize that this took so long to get out, but I never had the opportunity to finish writing this post. So here it is, Falcom’s Zero and Ao no Kiseki Illustration Contest information.

Entry Dates: 12/6/2011 ~ 1/31/2012
Publish Date: 2/14/2012
Exhibition Period: Planned for through May 2012.

Accepted Titles: Zero no Kiseki and Ao no Kiseki
* Artwork for any anime, manga, or original characters not permitted. (Part of this was appended on twitter.)

Form and File Sizes:
Illustration Contest
* Accepted files must be in jpg format.
* The dimensions of the images must be 480 (width) x 640 (height) pixels.
* Filesize cannot be more than 200kb.

4koma Contest
* Accepted files must be in jpg format.
* The dimensions of the images must be 250 (width) x 750 (height) pixels.
* Filesize cannot be more than 200kb.
* Please record the title of the work in the email.
* Storyboarding format is accepted!
* If a storboard format 4koma is a winner, the Falcom staff will complete it.

Scribble Contest
A new category with this contest! Doodles and ‘light touch sketches’ have their own category in this contest! Photographs of doodles on notebook or memo paper are ok!
* Accepted files must be in jpg format.
* The dimensions of the images must be 480 (width) x 640 (height) pixels.
* Filesize cannot be more than 200kb.

Email to Receive Entries for the Contest:

* Entry made by email.
* In the email title, use the name of the competition you’re entering: [ イラスト部門 ] (Illustration Category), [ 4コマ部門 ] (4koma Category), or [ ラクガキ部門 ] (Scribble Category).
* In the body of the email, include: 1) penname, 2) image size, 3) comments on the illustration, and include the image file as an attachment.

Announcement of Results and Awards
Results will be announced on 2/17/2012.

Grand Prize (1 entry selected per category)
– A game or music CD of your choice + a comic signed by Shinki Kitsutsuki + Falcom Goods

Excellence Award (2 entries selected per category)
– Comic signed by Shinki Kitsutsuki + Falcom Goods

Class Award (6 entries per category)
– Falcom Goods

Falcom Magazine Grand Prize

Participation Award
– All people who enter the contest will receive a PC wallpaper drawn just for the contest.

(A few days after the results are published, the winners will be contacted by email for their mailing addresses.)

[ Zero and Ao no Kiseki Illustration Contest ]


Falcom Heroine Top 10 Results and Nendoroid Designs

Here you go! It’s what everyone’s been waiting for!

1. Renne (Sora no Kiseki series)
2. Estelle Bright (Sora no Kiseki series)
3. Feena (Ys I)
4. Tita Russell (Sora no Kiseki series) (11,003 votes)
5. Noel Seeker (Zero no Kiseki series) (10,151 votes)
6. Reah (Ys I) (8,947 votes)
7. Lilia (Ys II) (7,971 votes)
8. Elena (Ys III) (7,132 votes)
9. Klose Rinz (Sora no Kiseki series) (6,186 votes)
10. Anelace Elfead (Sora no Kiseki series) (5,342 votes)

This all came up on a live feed from WonderFest on NicoDouga. I have included screenshots from the feed below. You will see an image of the early design of the Renne, Estelle, and Feena nendoroids. They also include an image of the actual Tio and Elie Nendoroids for Ao no Kiseki.


Falcom Heroines Poll Results – 11 ~ 20

The last ten will be revealed on 7/24, during WonderFest.

Rank Name Appeared In… Number of Votes
11 KeA Zero no Kiseki 5,137
12 Rixia Mao Zero no Kiseki 5,123
13 Arwen Zwei II 4,860
14 White Witch Geld White Witch 4,532
15 Ries Argent Sora no Kiseki series 4,026
16 Princess Cecilia Sora no Kiseki Series 4,023
17 Parin Gurumin 3,677
18 Tia Ys Seven 3,141
19 Chris White Witch 2,455
20 Mail Popful Mail 1,938


Understand that with all but 10 heroines revealed, the top ten will contain the following characters:
Feena, Reah, Lilia, Elena, Estelle Bright, Kloze Rinz, Tita Russell, Renne, Anelace Elfead, Noel Seeker

For previous information:

21 ~ 30 | 31 ~ 40 | 41 ~ 50 | 51 ~ 60 | 61 ~ 80 | 81 ~ 100 | 101 ~ 125

[ Dengeki Online – Falcom Heroines Poll – 11 ~ 20 ]