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Why is it said that the Tsukihime anime "does not exist"?

It certainly comes from the fans who have played the visual novel (VN) and set the expectation too high for the anime adaptation. Some background, the original Tsukihime VN was stated as an ...
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Who are these Tsukihime characters?

The blonde is Nanako or Seven because her name is short for the Seventh Holy Scripture. The Seventh Holy Scripture was created from combining the horn of a dead Unicorn that, had turned into a ...
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Who is Saber extending her hand to in the ED of Carnival Phantasm?

There's a zerochan image suggesting that it's Irisviel: However, it credits a Pixiv user so chances are that it ain't official. Nevertheless, there are some bases for such an assumption: Irisviel ...
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Can Shiki kill servants?

In general, yes, the Mystic Eyes of Death Perception (直死の魔眼, Chokushi no Magan, Mystic Eyes of Direct Death) can kill Servants Beings will have different amounts of lines depending on their ...
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Why is Kischur Zelretch Schweinorg both a Dead Apostle Ancestor and Wizard Marshall of the Mage's Association?

Kischur Zelretch Schweinorg is a Dead Apostle because he fought Brunestud of the Crimson Moon who created the True Ancestors who in turn created the Dead Apostles. Brunestud is the Ultimate one of ...
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Why does Akiha have a physical reaction to Shiki's collapse?

I do not recall seeing any indication of the two being linked Actually they are. In the visual novel, in Akiha's Route, what really happened when Shiki collpased is revealed. SHIKI inverted and ...
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Why is Roa's appearance in the Hisui route different from that in "Near Side of the Moon"?

It's because Roa is inside the body of SHIKI Tohno, Akiha's blood-related brother, from before the start of the game as SHIKI was locked away inside the mansion after his Inversion Impulse It is not ...
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Why is Kischur Zelretch Schweinorg both a Dead Apostle Ancestor and Wizard Marshall of the Mage's Association?

To answer this you have to take into account the origin of the 27 Dead Apostle Ancestor. They were the original Dead Apostles who rebelled and escaped from the True Ancestors (who were based on ...
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Who is Saber extending her hand to in the ED of Carnival Phantasm?

This is an interesting question, but without an official source to confirm the answers, they can only remain as speculations. If you pay attention to the forearm of the hidden character, it is not ...
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Was it Ciel or Elesia?

Her birth name was Elesia. After she was defeated by Arcueid her body was retrieved by The Church, she somehow survived even after Roa left her body and her link with him made her immortal. The Church ...
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Whom is Shiki talking to in the dream where he meets a serial killer (in the Kohaku route)?

Tohno Shiki (who is really Nanaya Shiki) is meeting with Tohno Shiki (who is really Tohno Shiki) in that scene. They don't recognize each other. SHIKI catches a drugged Shiki going berserk and ...
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Which Melty Blood games are relevant, plotwise?

to answer the question in the comments: melty blood react final tuned -> actress again is the full storyline (of melty blood, melty blood itself being a sequel to tsukihime) melty blood original and ...
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