Is it Tough Being a Friend?

Is it Tough Being a Friend? v4 Chapter 1 Part 2

During dinner, I immediately asked the three princesses to cooperate with the "search for Elmira". They're the generals of the apostles, but unlike the other "Apostles of Hell", they harbor no ill will towards humans. They're enemy characters with a pretty special position. The "Evil Spirit" they pledge allegiance to, Taotie, is infatuated with Ryuuga.… Continue reading Is it Tough Being a Friend? v4 Chapter 1 Part 2

Is it Tough Being a Friend?

Is it Tough Being a Friend? v4 Chapter 1 Part 1

Record of Elmira's Child Care Struggles Come to think of it, I don't know much about the girl named Elmira McCartney. Despite the flags I've raised with her, I've never asked for details about her background. The data that I do have on her is that she "comes from Eastern Europe", "is the successor of… Continue reading Is it Tough Being a Friend? v4 Chapter 1 Part 1

Is it Tough Being a Friend?

Is it Tough Being a Friend? v4 Prologue

Prologue Part three of the "Story of Supernatural Battles," starring Hinomori Ryuuga, is approaching. An army of peculiarities, the "Apostles of Hell" that threaten the human world, total to six thousand. Only two of the four fiends who control them remain. In part one, the "Evil Spirit" Hundun was resurrected by using Ryuuga's younger sister,… Continue reading Is it Tough Being a Friend? v4 Prologue

Is it Tough Being a Friend?

Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Epilogue

Epilogue The sub-story involving Aogasaki Rei and the marriage proposal from Yamanashi Asao had ended. Though the plot ended up expanding beyond what I had predicted, I think that in the end, the story managed to delve deeper into Aogasaki's character. She was able to show off her cool side during the final battle with… Continue reading Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Epilogue

Is it Tough Being a Friend?

Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Chapter 4 Part 7

The final match ended with a one-sided victory. King Arthur had been rescued, the villainous apostles Balon and Kiriya were defeated, and sixty other small fries were purged as well. (Having one of Hell's Top Eight be defeated is quite big...no wait, is this okay? Since there are still two 'Evil Spirits' left, it's not… Continue reading Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Chapter 4 Part 7

Is it Tough Being a Friend?

Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Chapter 4 Part 6

The audience, rushing towards the venue through all available pathways, was quite like a crowd of zombies. They all had a blank expression and were shuffling towards us while their eyes were out of focus, as if they were sleepwalking. To make matters worse, a majority of them held bamboo swords. (To think that the… Continue reading Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Chapter 4 Part 6

Is it Tough Being a Friend?

Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Chapter 4 Part 5

(So King Arthur really was an apostle.) I wasn't that surprised to see Yamanashi Asao getting up from his feigned sleep. I had already been partly convinced that he was an apostle. When Getsushiyoukan's connection with the "Apostles of Hell" had been confirmed, the 'unpleasant feeling' I had before came to mind. ...By that, I… Continue reading Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Chapter 4 Part 5

Is it Tough Being a Friend?

Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Chapter 4 Part 4

Aogasaki was quite bewildered by the heron-type apostle who suddenly appeared and declared her participation in the competition. Her fated rival, who she had fought with countless times and even went as far as to do a swimsuit showdown with...was now siding with her rather than the with the apostles, so it's understandable that she… Continue reading Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Chapter 4 Part 4

Is it Tough Being a Friend?

Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Chapter 4 Part 3

For a brief moment, Aogasaki stared blankly at Taotie, who arrived in high spirits. Meanwhile, Taotie practiced swinging his bamboo sword while full of energy. No matter how I looked at it, he was doing golf swings, but it's pointless trying to point out minor details to him. ...This is going to be unfortunate for… Continue reading Is it Tough Being a Friend? v3 Chapter 4 Part 3