Scrapped Princess [TV]
A princess prophesied to destroy the world at the age of 16 was abandoned and thrown into chasm right after birth. This, though the truth, was forbidden to be spoken of by anyone in the country. The so-called “scrapped princess” survived, however, and was raised as the youngest of 3 “Kasull” siblings with the name Pacifica.
About the Show
Scrapped Princess is a Japanese light novel series by Ichiro Sakaki and illustrated by Yukinobu Azumi, also known as the popular adult “doujin” artist, Nakayohi Mogudan. In 2003, it was adapted into an anime series produced by Bones. The character designs in the anime are by Takahiro Komori, who is also known for the designs on another anime series, Cowboy Bebop.
Is the main protagonist of the series also referred to as the “Scrapped Princess”? According to a prophecy of the Church of Mauser, she is cursed to destroy the world on her sixteenth birthday. She is abandoned as an infant by her parents and later adopted and raised by the Casull family. Her adoptive siblings, Shannon and Raquel Casull, act as her bodyguards throughout adventures. Blonde-haired and blue-eyed, she is a sweet and cheerful girl with a healthy appetite, but she wonders how so much suffering can come from her existence and blames herself for it.
Is the son of Yuma and Carol Casual, Raquel’s younger brother, and Pacifica’s older foster brother. He looks almost exactly like Zefiris’s old master, Lord Beckham Mauser, due to the genetic engineering used to create him. Shannon is a skilled swordsman who has sworn to defend Pacifica’s life no matter what, but he is reserved and calm despite the many difficulties in the Casull sibling’s lives.
Is the oldest of the Casull children, Shannon’s sister and Pacifica’s foster sister Raquel often encourages Shannon’s close relationship with Pacifica by sending her brother out to look for and comfort Pacifica. Toward the end of the series,