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This article deals with MARIA, the Fraxinus AI in the light novels. For the game-exclusive character, please refer to the Maria Arusu article.
MARIA

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Kanji マリア
Romaji Maria
Gender Female
Species AI
Hair Color White
Eye Color Blue
Nicknames Roboko (by Nia Honjou)
Personal Status
Affiliations Ratatoskr
Media
Novel Debut Volume 14
Portrayal

MARIA (マリア, Maria?) is the Fraxinus AI. After the ship's upgrade to Fraxinus EX, she gains the ability to talk to the crew members

Summary

As the Fraxinus AI, MARIA is responsible for compiling the data options given for Shido's date with each Spirit. After her upgrade, she gains the ability to talk to the crew members and offer her opinion in combat matters. During the final battle with DEM, she was able to gain a physical form through Nia's powers.

Appearance

After being given physical form through Rasiel, Maria's appearance looks virtually identical to Maria Arusu.

Personality

As the Fraxinus AI, MARIA has an insight perspective and delivers her advice at any given scenario when needed. At the same time, she can be remarkably childish and hold grudges on people like Nia Honjou for insulting her. In these cases, she shows a more snarky and vindictive side to herself. Shido notes that this side of her personality makes her more remarkably human than an AI would normally be considered. MARIA is also very hard working, willing to put up with a part time job with Nia to ensure that she can gain the funds to buy the things that she wants.

History

Background

Powers & Abilities

As Fraxinus AI, MARIA has complete control over the ship, being able to control every function on the ship as if it were her own limbs. During times of emergency, she can relinquish control to Kyouhei Kannazuki, allowing the former AST Captain control of the ship through using the ship's main Realizer. However, MARIA finds the mere thought of this detestable and would only ever consider it during emergency situations where she is too preoccupied with another matter.

After being given a body through Rasiel's power, she gains the ability to duplicate herself and revive continuously like the Nibelcole as long as Nia still has Reiryoku left. After Nia lost her powers, she was able to retain physical form through just the Realizer alone. Her Realizer body is remarkably human-like, being able consume food and sweat just like a normal human. Each MARIA body is equipped with its own internal Realizer, which means MARIA often likes to summon multiple copies of herself to double check the accuracy of the main Fraxinus ship's calculations.

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Quotes

Trivia

  • MARIA's design is based off the game-exclusive character Maria Arusu.
  • Despite her name being written in katakana, the novel mentions that her name is spelled in English letters when being displayed on the monitor.

References

  1. Light Novel Volume 19, Chapter 5

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Characters
Humans
Male
Shido ItsukaKyouhei KannazukiElliot Baldwin WoodmanKyouji KawagoeMasaomi MikimotoMunechika NakatsugawaTatsuo ItsukaHiroto TonomachiFraser DouglasGillian AlmstedRoland ClaytonJames A. PaddingtonRoger Murdoch
Female
Mana TakamiyaHinako ShiizakiKozue MinowaKaren Nora MathersHaruko ItsukaEllen Mira MathersArtemisia Bell AshcroftJessica BaileyRyouko KusakabeMikie OkamineMildred F. FujimuraCecile O'BrienLeonora SearsAshley SinclairMinerva RiddellTamae OkamineAi YamabukiMai HazakuraMii Fujibakama
Spirits
Sephira Spirits
Tohka YatogamiYoshino HimekawaKurumi TokisakiKotori ItsukaYamai KazamachiMiku IzayoiNatsumi KyounoOrigami TobiichiNia HonjouMukuro Hoshimiya
Exclusive Spirits
Rinne SonogamiMaria ArusuMarina ArusuRio SonogamiMayuriRen
Other Spirits
Reine MurasameMio TakamiyaTohka Yatogami (Parallel World)
Quasi-Spirits
Dominions
Doll MasterRinemu KirariMizuha BanouinMaya YukishiroAriadne FoxrotHaraka KagarikeOka MiyafujiYuri SagakureKareha BanouinCarte À JouerRetsumi Jugasaki
Other Quasi-Spirits
Hibiki HigoromoTsuanAiai NogiAyame TakeshitaYui SagakureIsami HijikataSheri MusikaFurue TonamiYue HiryuMayuka Momozono
Asgard Electronics
Elliot Baldwin WoodmanKaren Nora MathersTatsuo ItsukaHaruko Itsuka
Ratatoskr
Rounds
Elliot Baldwin WoodmanKaren Nora MathersFraser DouglasRoland ClaytonGillian Almsted
Fraxinus Bridge Members
Kotori ItsukaReine MurasameKyouhei KannazukiKyouji KawagoeMasaomi MikimotoHinako ShiizakiMunechika NakatsugawaKozue MinowaMana TakamiyaMARIA
Deus Ex Machina Industries
Active
Sir Isaac Ray Pelham WestcottEllen Mira MathersArtemisia Bell AshcroftNibelcole
Imprisoned
James A. PaddingtonRoger Murdoch
Former
Elliot Baldwin WoodmanKaren Nora MathersMana TakamiyaOrigami Tobiichi
Deceased
Jessica BaileyMinerva Riddell • Edgar F. Carroll
Anti Spirit Team
Active
Ryouko KusakabeMikie OkamineMildred F. Fujimura • Tomonara • Kagaya
Former
Kyouhei KannazukiOrigami Tobiichi
Special Sorcery Service
Active
Cecile O'BrienLeonora SearsAshley Sinclair
Former
Artemisia Bell AshcroftMinerva Riddell
Raizen High School
Teachers
Tamae OkamineReine Murasame • Chousoka Beshiyouichi
Students
Shido ItsukaTohka YatogamiTobiichi OrigamiKurumi TokisakiYamai KaguyaYamai YuzuruHiroto TonomachiAi YamabukiMai HazakuraMii Fujibakama
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