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Japanese Chrono Cross Twitter Character Pictures Translations
« on: February 24, 2022, 01:18:06 am »
Since last Monday the Japanese Twitter account of the Chrono Cross RD Edition has been uploading pictures serving as an introduction to the playable cast of the game. You can see them here:

https://twitter.com/CHRONO_CROSS_RD

I took it to start translating their contents (admittedly relying on DeepL for it), which will be put all in this first post. It will be edited as more character pictures are released accordingly. So, without further ado, here it is, in publishing order:

Turnip - "A vegetable person who came out of the ground"
A mysterious human turnip who emerged from the ground. He speaks in a relaxed tone with "~damo" at the end of his words. He seems to get along well with the improved NeoFio, perhaps because they share the same plant(?) background.
He seems to have been a knight in a previous life and has a knightly appearance, and judging from his reaction in ANOTHER WORLD's Viper Manor, there is a possibility that he is a soldier who was reborn after the disappearance of General Viper and the others three years ago.

Orlha - "A female fighter searches for her estranged sister" (Thanks to trig for the correction)
A woman who runs a tavern in Guldove. Her parents taught her martial arts when she was a child, and she has been training her body ever since. Her daily attire focuses on ease of movement.
She has a twin sister named Tia, but she and her mother left for the continent when she was very young and have never been heard from again. She keeps a family heirloom, a blue stone brooch, which she and her sister split in half, as a source of comfort, and hopes to be reunited with her sister one day.

Steena - "The divine child of the Dragon Shrine who guides people"
A priestess in the Dragon Shrine in Guldove. She is quiet and graceful, and has a mystical atmosphere. With a wealth of knowledge and the ability to make accurate judgments, she shows the way to those who have lost sight of what needs to be done.
In ANOTHER WORLD, she is the next successor to Direa, the priestess who is the head of Guldove, and serves by her side, but in HOME WORLD, where Direa has already passed away, she has succeeded her as the head of Guldove.

Leah - "An energetic primitive girl"
A primitive young woman who was sent to the present from over 60 million years ago in the aftermath of a massive tectonic shift called the "Wrath of the Earth". She is small in stature but possesses great strength, and loves to fight strong opponents. She is pure and innocent, never doubting others, and honestly believes her grandmother's words that her late father is up in the sky. She has to make a decision before returning to her home village.

Miki - "Passionate Dancer"
One of the main members of the Magical Dreamers. She is a dancer with a healthy sex appeal and passionate dancing, and has received enthusiastic support from men, contrary to Nikki, who has many female fans.
She has a flamboyant and overexposed appearance, but her character is very serious and hardworking. She is also a big-sisterly and caring person, and keeps the group together by patting on the backs of Nikki and other slightly unreliable members who are easily influenced by their emotions.

Marcy - "One of the Four Devas of the Dragoons"
At just nine years old, she is a fearsome girl who is one of the four Devas of the Acacia Dragoons. She still has a pretty face with a hint of innocence, but when she fights, she freely manipulates many sharp metal threads and mercilessly tears through her opponents.
She was separated from her parents soon after her birth, and was raised in Viper Manor under the protection of Luccia. As a child, she has both innocence and cruelty, and is insensitive to the pain of others.

Zoah - "The taciturn and calm Deva of the Dragoons"
One of the Four Devas of the Acacia Dragoons who specializes in martial arts. His face was scarred in a war in the past, and he always wears a mask to hide it.
He is a large, muscular man, but despite his appearance, he is a philosopher and has a supernatural air about him. He doesn't talk much and has a hard time gauging his emotions, which is why he seems to be uncomfortable with Karsh, one of the Four Devas. He is a good sleeper, and once he falls asleep, he rarely wakes up.

Karsh - "The short-tempered and direct-minded Deva of the Dragoons"
One of the Four Devas of the Acacia Dragoons, and a master of the axe. He looks like a cool, gentle man, but his personality is brash and easily provoked. He can be easily provoked and easily loses his temper. At best, he is single-minded.
He is a childhood friend of Dario, Glenn, and Riddel, and he is deeply in love with Riddel. He admits that Dario is a good friend, but at the same time, he can't help but feel inferior to him in terms of love and martial arts. It is rumored that he is deeply involved in Dario's death.

Riddel - "The beautiful and quiet daughter of Viper Manor"
The beloved daughter of General Viper. She is an elegant and modest young lady, but she has a strong core and will to not give in to unreasonable pressure.
She is a childhood friend of Dario, Glenn, and Karsh of the Dragoons, and she and Dario were engaged to each other. Since his death three years ago, she can't hide her sadness. Although she loves her father dearly, she distrusts Lynx who calls himself her friend.

Viper - "Lord of El Nido leading the Acacia Dragoons"
Lord of the El Nido region. He was once a famous war hero on the continent, and his rank of "General" still remains in his name. In order to gain power to counter the pressure from Porre, he is working on a plan with Lynx who has information about the "Frozen Flame".
He is so well received by the people that a statue in his honor has been erected in Termina. He deeply loves his only daughter, Riddel, and is worried about her, who has been depressed since the death of her fiancé.

Fargo - "A man of the sea with feelings for his late wife in his heart"
He is a bit rough around the edges, but a good-natured man of the sea. He once fell in love with Zelbess, a mermaid girl living in Marbule, and vowed to build a world where humans and demi-humans could live together in peace. In HOME WORLD, he locks himself away in his ship, which he has turned into an entertainment district, and turns a blind eye to reality; in ANOTHER WORLD, he believes that his wife's death was caused by General Viper, and is bent on revenge, attacking ships under the General's command with a pirate ship disguised as a ghost ship.

Grobyc - "Revenge Android"
An artificial human made by Luccia's older brother in the great country of Porre for the purpose of assassination. He was thought to have died in an explosion at a laboratory several years ago, but in fact, he is still active as an assassin for the Special Forces.
He is heavier than his appearance would suggest due to the countless weapons inside his body. He is confident in his fighting ability and only accepts orders from those he recognizes as "stronger than himself".

Orcha - "A flamboyant chef with two faces"
He is a cook from Guldove. He is a cheerful and good-natured old man, and his cooking skills are second to none. However, in ANOTHERWORLD, his dark side was taken advantage of by the Porre army, and he unknowingly stole the Dragon Tear. He is working at Viper Manor based on a plan that he is unaware of.
He is Macha's brother, and is an uncle to Korcha. He also has a younger brother in the village of Arni in HOME WORLD who is also on the same culinary path.

Irenes - "Sister of the late Zelbess, who wishes to coexist with humans"
She is a mermaid from Marbule, an island where demi-humans live, and is the sister of Fargo's late wife, Zelbess. She wants to carry on her sister's legacy of "creating a world where humans and demi-humans can coexist and live happily together," and is first seeking ways to restore Marbule, which has fallen into ruins.
She also understands the despair and grief of Fargo over the loss of Zelbess, and therefore wants to help him recover, but she is unable to persuade him.

Janice - "Rabbit demi-human enthusiastic about monster raising"
A rabbit demi-human who works in the Zelbess. Her job is to raise monsters to participate in the "Grand Slam," the biggest event in the Zelbess, and she is looking for strong monsters who are worth raising. She is a competitive person, and gets very angry when a monster she trained is defeated.
Unusually for a demi-human, she has a cheerful and upbeat personality, and her characteristic is to run while skipping. Her favorite food is carrots, which she uses as a weapon.

Sneff - "Gambling old magician"
A self-proclaimed "magician" who loves to gamble. He used to be called a great magician, but he lost his fortune by frequenting casinos. He now owes Fargo a large sum of money and is forced to work for free on the stage of the Zelbess to cover the debt. He is skilled in a variety of magical arts, but his specialty is the "doppelganger," a technique that transforms humans into cats. He has a peculiar way of speaking, such as pronouncing "ji" as "dji".

Starky - "A stray alien dreaming of returning to his home planet"
An alien who flew in from another planet a long time ago and crash-landed in the El Nido Triangle by accident. He can manipulate gravity freely and walks while floating in the air. He wants to return to his home planet, but the spaceship he was on was broken into pieces, so he is collecting "star fragments". It seems that he originally came to this planet for a purpose, and he is always interested in observing human common sense and behavior.

Draggy - "Newly born dragon child"
A dragon child just born from an egg. It seems that he had parents and many siblings, but none of them are alive today. Although he is the only dragon born in the modern world, he is unable to grasp the fact that almost all dragons other than himself have become extinct, and he is trying to find his relatives, believing that they are out there somewhere. Still a baby, he is innocent and sweet-natured. However, when it comes to battles, he shows his full potential.

Funguy - "Poor mushroom monster"
A man who loves mushrooms eats an unknown mushroom and becomes a monster. In order to find a way to return to his original human form, he decides to become a member of the party. Even though he is now a mushroom monster, his love for mushrooms has not changed.
When he was human, he ran an Element store in Termina. He is the father of Lisa, the store's signature daughter, and is acquainted with her friend Leena.

Norris - "Captain of the Black Wind"
He is a young captain of the "Black Wind", a special forces unit of the Porre army. He is a polite and serious elite soldier who has no interest in drinking or entertainment. He is highly idealistic, and when he disagrees with someone, he will not yield, even to his superiors, which often leads to antagonism.
In ANOTHER WORLD, he is loyal to the military, but in HOME WORLD, as he investigates, he begins to question the military's policies.

Van - "Money-hungry kid"
He is a somewhat pompous boy who lives in Termina. His mother died when his father was an unsuccessful painter and they were poor, and he became obsessed with money in reaction to his continued poverty in HOME WORLD. In ANOTHER WORLD, where his father became a successful merchant, he lives a wealthy life in a mansion with a maid, but he still feels somewhat unfulfilled. In both worlds, he has a love of art.

Zappa - "Gung-ho craftsman who is dedicated to his work"
The owner of a blacksmith shop in Termina. Father of Karsh. He is a stubborn craftsman who never compromises his work. At first glance, he appears brusque and unapproachable, but he is kind at heart and well-liked by those around him.
He used to be one of the Four Devas of the Acacia Dragoons, active together with Radius and Garai. His dream is to forge a weapon that surpasses Garai's sword, Einlanzer, and he is searching for a rainbow-colored shell, which is said to be a universal material, in order to realize his dream.

Radius - "Former Acacia Dragoon"
In his younger days, he was famous as one of the Four Devas of the Acacia Dragoons, and was the chief of the village of Arni. He was a close friend of Garai, the most powerful of the former Four Devas, and became the guardian of his sons after his death. 4 years ago, he retired when Dario took over Einlanzer, and moved to Arni Village in HOME WORLD and to a small island in the middle of nowhere in ANOTHER WORLD. He appears to be a mild-mannered and elegant old man, but his eyes are sharp and keen.

Sprigg - "A jolly old woman who likes to drink"
An old woman of the Fiends. She has the special power to take the power of monsters and reproduce their abilities exactly as they are. She has a hut in the Temporal Vortex, but she does not like to stay there.
She has a foul mouth, but she is surprisingly good at taking care of people. In ANOTHER WORLD, she is acquainted with the old woman Fortune Teller of Termina.

Pip - "Curious Evolutionary Guinea Pig"
A completely new kind of monster created by Luccia. It is named "Tsumaru" because it likes to "get stuck" in something.
Perhaps because he has been in a cage since his birth in the laboratory of Viper Manor, he has a strong longing for the outside world and dreams of someday sailing out to the great ocean. Despite its cute appearance, it has unfathomable power, and can evolve into a new form as it gains experience in battles.

NeoFio - "Flower child produced by Luccia's hands"
A new species of humanoid plant created by Luccia, who improved upon the bipedal plant "Fio". Perhaps as a result of Luccia's research, it is able to talk with people and use the elements. In battle, it attacks enemies by slamming its rose-like hands against them like a whip or by sending seeds flying.
Since she has just gained consciousness, she is very curious about the outside world. Her tone of voice is young, and her words and actions are innocent.

Luccia - "Genius Scientist at Viper Manor"
A female scientist who spends her days working under the supervision of General Viper. She has a genius mind, but she also has a mad scientist side, and when she gets absorbed in her research, she can go so wild that even the General can't handle her. On the other hand, she also has a calm emotional side that allows her to see things theoretically under any circumstances. She is currently devoting her energies to the study of evolution, using a variety of organisms as experimental material.

Skelly - "Skeleton Clown"
A clown reduced to bones. Before his death, he loved to make people laugh and joined the circus to make many people laugh, but he died in the middle of his ambition. Even though he is now only bones, he still retains his cap, neck, and other decorations, as well as his red round nose and other characteristic features of a clown.
He appears cheerful at first glance, but he carries deep sadness inside. His parents live in Termina, and he loves pasta with squid gut, a specialty of the city.

Greco - "Former wrestler medium"
He is a big man who works as a grave keeper in Termina. He used to be one of the best wrestlers on the continent, but was trapped by a dark heart and fought with lust in the ring. However, he was converted when his best friend Ghetz lost his life to save him. He lives a simple life with Ghetz's sister, Romana, while atoning for his own sins by saving others from the darkness. He keeps his masks and other items from his days as a wrestler as an expression of his regret for his past.

Doc - "The well-liked village doctor of Guldove"
A young doctor who came to Guldove from the continent. He runs the only clinic in the village. He is quiet and mild-mannered, and is well-liked by the villagers.
When he was just starting out, he had a history of losing patients to death due to his lack of ability. Perhaps because of this experience, he lacks self-confidence and is often troubled by the limitations of his abilities. However, he always has a desire to make further progress as a doctor.

Mel - "Girl who loves to draw"
A little girl who lives in Guldove and loves pranks and drawing. She is full of energy like a child, and her movements are very quick. She has a black cat named Lucha.
She has recently developed a faint crush on Korcha, who has grown up with her like a brother and sister, but she tries to avoid showing such a crush in front of him. However, he is concerned about Korcha's infatuation with another woman.

Glenn - "Brother of Dario the Dragoon"
He is a lowly member of the Dragoons, with Dario, the first of the Four Devas of the Acacia Dragoons, as his elder brother and Garai, also a member of the Dragoons, as his father. He is a young man with a strong sense of justice, but has a bit of a temper. He has often been compared to his older brother since he was a child, and while he is proud of his older brother's success, he is also a bit rebellious. He is in love with his brother's fianceé, Riddel, and feels guilty about it. The name "Glenn" was given to him by his father after an ancient hero.

Razzly - "Forest Fairy"
An innocent and dainty forest fairy. Although she is a girl, she calls herself "Boku". She used to live with Rosetta and other fairies on the Water Dragon Isle, but one day she was swept away by the wind and separated from her friends.
She loves plants, trees, nature, and living creatures, and is antagonistic toward humans who destroy nature, but on the other hand, she wants to believe that humans who love green trees and living creatures exist.

Macha - "Motherly Mother"
Korcha's mother is bright, strong, and tough. She has a generous nature and does not care about small details. She is usually mild-mannered, but she has a strong will to do what she thinks is right. Like her son, she is good at boating and swimming. In battle, she makes full use of her intimidating body and the skills she has acquired as a housewife.

Korcha - "Self-proclaimed South Sea fisherman"
Born and raised in the maritime village of Guldove, he is a bright and strong boy. He has been familiar with the sea since he was a child, and is a skilled port builder and carrier using a homemade boat. He also loves fishing, but his skills are not so good.
He has a foul mouth, but he is kind at heart and will lend a helping hand to anyone who is in need. He may be naive or immune to the opposite sex, but when he falls in love with a woman, he goes straight for her.

Pierre - "A self-proclaimed brave young man with red ambitions"
He is a long-haired, handsome man with a unique sense of fashion. He is a narcissist who values his appearance above all else, and he cuts back on his living expenses in order to dress in the loud and luxurious outfits that he likes.
For some reason, he has no doubt that he is a brave man, and tells everyone around him that he is. However, he is only good-looking and not very good with a sword. He is self-centered and self-serving, but he does not take offense.

Nikki - "Visual-kei idol at the height of its popularity"
Leader of the visual minstrel troupe "Magical Dreamers". He is currently on a world tour aboard a large ship owned by the group, and his neutral good looks and seductive voice attract many people wherever he goes. He has attracted countless women of all ages.
Although he is a popular singer today, there was a time when he tried to quit singing because it did not sell at all. He also has a dark past, having been separated from his immediate family when he was a child.

Guile - "Mysterious wanderer in a mask"
A skilled magician who travels in search of the mysteries hidden in the world. He is a handsome man, but he rarely smiles and always keeps a certain distance from his friends, giving off a somewhat cold air. He is very tight-lipped about his own life and always wears a mask to hide his true face, so no one knows who he really is.
He claims that there is no mystery that he cannot solve, but it seems that the greatest mystery is his true identity.

Mojo - "Souvenirs of the Orient"
This doll came from the far east as a souvenir. Originally, it was a tool to curse someone, but perhaps a misunderstanding occurred during its transportation from the East, and it came to be respected as "a lucky doll that brings love and good fortune," and it somehow became conscious. He has a very cheerful personality and is always taking light steps as if he were dancing. Perhaps because he is a straw doll, he says "~da straw" in habit. He is said to have an elder brother who was separated from him.

Poshul - "Mysterious creature that looks like a canine but is not a canine"
A mysterious creature with the appearance of an oversized canine. It can understand and speak human language, but its tone is faltering and it has a habit of adding "~shisuru" at the end of words. Although she is concerned about being overweight, she is unable to control herself when confronted with her favorite food.
She is often indebted to her friend Leena, who is not her master, and her "home" is in Leena's house. The collar she wears has an important meaning, and something is said to happen when she takes it off.

Leena - "Dreamy Damsel"
A bright and active girl who lives next door to Serge's house. She has a positive attitude and hates crookedness. She is a bit of a tomboyish girl and tends to put her hands before her mouth, but she is gentle and caring at heart, and is well-liked by the children of the village and Poshul.
She has feelings for her childhood friend Serge, but is unable to express them herself, secretly hoping that he will take the lead.

Harle - "Mysterious girl who appears and disappears"
She claims to be one of Lynx's right-hands, and is the only woman who serves near his side. She is dressed as a clown, but her true identity is shrouded in mystery. She is characterized by her unpredictable appearance and disappearance, as well as by her devilish and mocking behavior.
Although she is Serge's enemy, she often acts in mysterious ways, such as giving Serge advice. For some reason, she harbors a strong sense of rivalry with Kid.

Lynx - "A cold and ruthless demi-human member of the cat family"
A black-robed, beast-faced man. He has the appearance of a wildcat and calls himself "Lynx," but his real name is unknown and his true identity is a mystery. As his appearance suggests, he is ruthless and brutal, and will stop at nothing to achieve his goals. Kid considers him to be his enemy, and he is now in danger of being killed.
He has contacted General Viper with information about the legendary treasure, the Frozen Flame, and they are working together, but at the same time, they are pursuing other schemes behind the scenes.

Kid - "Vengeful Traveler"
A traveling girl who invites Serge on an adventure. She is a famous bandit named "Radical Dreamers" who is feared throughout the land. She is self-centered, crass, and short-tempered. She is a winner, and extremely averse to showing weakness or accepting favors from others. At the age of 10, when Lynx burned down the orphanage where she grew up, she swore revenge against him.

Serge - "The protagonist on a journey to solve his own mystery"
A boy living in the village of Arni. He is a cheerful, gentle, and ordinary boy, but he gradually comes to face the mysteries hidden in himself and the world. He is not the type of boy who runs wild, and tends to be troubled by anything that comes his way. However, he is basically an optimist, so he often acts as if "whatever will be, will be" in the end. Because he grew up by the sea, he uses a "swallow," an oar used to paddle a boat, as his weapon of choice.
« Last Edit: April 06, 2022, 01:24:22 pm by Acacia Sgt »

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Re: Japanese Chrono Cross Twitter Character Pictures Translations
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2022, 10:02:55 am »
proper translation of: 生き別れの妹を捜す女格閩家, to clarify that Min Family bit

One of your kanji wasn't correct; did you transcribe it visually? I copied from the tweet itself, and it seems to match the image.

The corrected kanji is 闘. With the help of jisho.org I think it means:

"The [female] (女) martial artist (格闘家) searches for her long-lost [little?] sister"
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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2022, 09:48:19 pm »
One of your kanji wasn't correct; did you transcribe it visually? I copied from the tweet itself, and it seems to match the image.

The corrected kanji is 闘. With the help of jisho.org I think it means:

"The [female] (女) martial artist (格闘家) searches for her long-lost [little?] sister"

No, I'm using an image to text website. I see, it was likely too small and complex it ended up mixing it up. Will edit the correction, thanks!

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« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2022, 10:44:50 pm »
I guess that does nothing for the whole Zoah = Crono joke theory.

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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2022, 01:12:02 pm »
Thanks a lot Acacia SGT!! (and DeepL) :D

I am curious if they will update Guile’s bio and/or acknowledge the potential of CTDS Magus being Guile…

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« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2022, 01:19:26 pm »
Thanks a lot Acacia SGT!! (and DeepL) :D

I am curious if they will update Guile’s bio and/or acknowledge the potential of CTDS Magus being Guile…

You're welcome!  :D

Personally, chances could be good. While admittedly it's only been with a few of them, these bio's aren't above of adding new details or repeating what's been said in other supplemental sources. So perhaps Guile might be one of those few. Guess once his turn comes we'll see.

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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2022, 10:30:52 pm »
It sounds like they kinda did.

Given the low odds that this will amount to anything, I have somewhat mixed feelings.

     Guile as he was previously characterized had a sense of charisma and charm to him, that seemed to suggest that even if he has lost all knowledge of his past, it has also been a blessing in disguise, letting him develop a more well-adjusted personality and a healthy hobby. Now though, by basically going back and saying "He's still Janus deep down", now it's like "so is he no better off?" Why go back and confirm strongly imply he's Janus, if we're probably not going to see them do anything with it?

I'd be fine with it, if there was an in-depth reason (ie: some sort of interaction between him and Schala), but doubting this, it feels empty.
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« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2022, 11:53:08 pm »
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Kid - "Vengeful Traveler"
A traveling girl who invites Serge on an adventure. She is a famous bandit named "Radical Dreamers" who is feared throughout the land. She is self-centered, crass, and short-tempered. She is a winner, and extremely averse to showing weakness or accepting favors from others. At the age of 10, when Lynx burned down the orphanage where she grew up, she swore revenge against him.

Wait. Is she, herself, the Radical Dreamers -- or is it actually a troupe of thieves and she's the only one we meet? I always considered it the latter (due to being plural), but then again... I could totally see her being a one-man wrecking crew that makes others think is actually a faceless group of thieves.

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« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2022, 12:18:13 am »
Wait. Is she, herself, the Radical Dreamers -- or is it actually a troupe of thieves and she's the only one we meet? I always considered it the latter (due to being plural), but then again... I could totally see her being a one-man wrecking crew that makes others think is actually a faceless group of thieves.

The Ultimania states that Kid is really the only one, there's no others. She refers to herself [One of the] Radical Dreamers, out of something Lucca told her once.

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« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2022, 02:26:50 pm »
It sounds like they kinda did.

Given the low odds that this will amount to anything, I have somewhat mixed feelings.

     Guile as he was previously characterized had a sense of charisma and charm to him, that seemed to suggest that even if he has lost all knowledge of his past, it has also been a blessing in disguise, letting him develop a more well-adjusted personality and a healthy hobby. Now though, by basically going back and saying "He's still Janus deep down", now it's like "so is he no better off?" Why go back and confirm strongly imply he's Janus, if we're probably not going to see them do anything with it?

I'd be fine with it, if there was an in-depth reason (ie: some sort of interaction between him and Schala), but doubting this, it feels empty.

I think that all but confirms it especially for those who played CT DS and watched the final bonus ending. It is not as direct so-to-say and a few could argue the same, but no, Guile is the amnesiac Magus from CT DS’s dream eater ending. There is no other possible explanation now. The only thing I’d still argue is that our Magus (not the original) is the one who cured Kid, and not Norris, simply because that ending which “confirms” it was Norris is not canon with the main story arc.

Lastly I just want to say, it is ironic that they state Pierre can’t handle a sword, yet ends up being an absolute power house of a heavy-hitter in your party later on (heck even earlier on too).

Thanks again for all the character translations!!

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« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2022, 04:34:05 pm »
I've been reading various topics on the GameFAQs boards, and in one, "Why everyone in CC has innate elements?", Then00bAvenger said that the character profiles were taken from Ultimania and not new information, providing Leah's as a sample.
So I looked at an online copy of Ultimania to check other characters' pages too. I didn't try to double-check with all the raw tweets at first, but what I could parse out on my own seemed to match the same structure of words.
Guile's appeared to be indeed exactly the same as the old Ultimania entry.

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Re: Japanese Chrono Cross Twitter Character Pictures Translations
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2022, 04:43:14 pm »
On hindsight, it's not too surprising. Too many bios stated stuff from the Ultimania to be a coincidence. That said, the fact they are repeating the stuff means it remains official. As it is, now I wonder what was Turnip's Ultimania description, since I believe his Twitter bio is actually new. Or at least, I couldn't find said info stated anywhere else but the Twitter bio itself.

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« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2022, 01:19:33 am »
It looks like that Twitter account's finally gone dark (?), around July? Just wondering. I was going to scrub it too, unless you grabbed everything. Is the character list above complete? I can start getting those bios added to the encyclopedia for this update...

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« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2022, 01:29:21 am »
It looks like that Twitter account's finally gone dark (?), around July? Just wondering. I was going to scrub it too, unless you grabbed everything. Is the character list above complete? I can start getting those bios added to the encyclopedia for this update...

Oh, it did? Yeah, at least as far as the bios are concerned, those were all of them. It was only the PC's, basically.

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Re: Japanese Chrono Cross Twitter Character Pictures Translations
« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2022, 01:34:45 am »
Got it. Well, it's nice that they confirmed Glenn is named after Frog. It makes me wonder who General Viper was working for. "Glory brought on by Porre" still makes me think the Acacia Dragoons were a colonist offshoot of Porre, but if Viper was fighting on the continent during his own lifetime, well...the preeminent conflict back then would've been the invasion of Guardia, right? Just hard to know...