Lecture 1: Historical Background
|The story takes place in the Taisho era, a time of upheaval and romance. It lasted only 14 years, from 1912 to 1926. A year had passed since the opening of the Teigeki Theater, Takarazuka was born in 1913, Tokyo Station was completed in 1914, and the movies of the time (Katsudo Shashin) had taken root in the city, and it was full of Taisho romanticism.|
Lecture 2: Vampires
|There are different ranks of vampires, and the higher the rank, the stronger the vampire.
Kurisu, who was bitten by an S-class vampire, is the strongest A-class vampire in the country! I'm not sure what to make of it. I'm not sure what to make of it.
The Zero Agency is the most powerful unit of vampires in Japan!
Lecture 3: Moga
|Speaking of the Taisho era, the setting of Mazure, Moga!
Moga = modern girl. Mogas are modern girls who have adopted Western culture, and are characterized by Western clothing, hair cutting, and crocheted hats!
The Taisho era was also characterized by the advancement of mogas and women in society.
Lecture 4: Stage
|The poster in the PV is from the popular play "Salome.
The first performance in Japan was at the Imperial Theater in 1913.
Salome" is a sad and sorrowful story of a beautiful princess, Salome, who is wooed by her avenger, King Erode, and is attracted to the captive prophet Jokanaan.
Lecture 5: Stage
|Most people bitten by a vampire will die from its toxicity. In rare cases, if they are resistant, they become vampires.
They are almost invulnerable and can move at an unbelievable speed, but they are not good with sunlight, they have canker sores, they can't eat good food, and they crave blood. Surviving may be a tragic fate.
|Maeda was bitten by a vampire on his right arm and immediately cut off his own arm. Maeda's unique fighting style, in which he uses the prosthetic hand on his right arm as a shield and slashes down with the sword in his left hand, was born from this.
He is said to be the strongest vampire in the world, but due to the massive blood loss caused by the amputation of his right arm, he suffers from a chronic heart disease.
|The mask that Suwa always wears is called an odor mask, and in addition to protecting vampires with an overly acute sense of smell from odors, it also protects Suwa's instincts from the temptation of blood drifting from humans, as he has spent a lot of time as a wild vampire. It is a necessity for modern vampires who operate in urban areas where various smells waft through the air.|
|Speaking of vampires, coffins.
The vampires of Engine Zero also spend their days in coffins. The interior is soundproofed and odor-proofed so that the vampires can sleep soundly. It doesn't have to be a coffin at all. The coffin was created as a personal hobby of Takeuchi, who had read Bram Stoker's Dracula, a vampire book that was popular at the time.
|It is one of Ford's most popular models, launched in 1908 and produced until 1927.
Even in 1923 (Taisho 12), the year in which it was produced, it was still most active in the city of Tokyo for cabs. Colonel Maeda, who is a human, uses this car to get around, but the vampires do not often ride in it because it is faster to run.
|The phonograph has been used in Japan since the late Meiji era.
It can record and play back sound by engraving signals on a record. It is either owned by the army or is used by the Zero Engine.