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Astral Buddy 24

Nov 26th, 2019
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  1. Chapter 24
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  4.  
  5. Title: Chapter 24
  6. Credit: Author: Kamachi Kazuma
  7. Art: Nogi Yasuhito
  8. Character Designs: Haimura Kiyotaka
  9.  
  10. Margin: An unusual tag team!?
  11.  
  12. Konori: All clear here!
  13. Kuroko: Understood.
  14.  
  15. SFX: Whoosh
  16.  
  17. Misaki: Such splendid teamwork ability.
  18. Misaki: That's an ace for you♪
  19.  
  20. Kuroko: Please don't tease me.
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  23.  
  24. SFX: Wind...
  25.  
  26. Kuroko: Shouldn't you go on a diet?
  27. Misaki: You're mean!
  28.  
  29. Misaki: But the insults just add to your adorable ability❤
  30. Kuroko: Sigh...
  31.  
  32. Kuroko: I've dealt with something like this before.
  33. Kuroko: You could say I am used to visiting a point on the map...
  34. Kuroko: and stopping an incident in advance.
  35. Misaki: Oh?
  36. Misaki(outside): Explains why you accepted it so readily.
  37.  
  38. Kuroko: What's your intel source?
  39. SFX: Whoosh
  40. Misaki: Heh hehhh☆
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  43.  
  44. Gunha: Yes, that's right. 10km left.
  45. Gunha: I sense a bad one.
  46. Gunha: Danger level: max.
  47. Misaki: Got it.
  48.  
  49. Misaki: Turns out he's useful.
  50. SFX: Whoosh
  51. Misaki(outside): Well, he is a Level 5.
  52.  
  53. Ayu: Judgment, huh?
  54.  
  55. SFX: Tap tap
  56. Ayu: Exactly the influence I'd expect from Miss Bee★
  57.  
  58. Ayu: Hmm.
  59. SFX: Munch
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  62.  
  63. Ayu: I need to figure out how to smoke out your ubiquitous friends.
  64. Ayu(outside): Mhh
  65. Ayu: Well, I just have to keep working at it.
  66.  
  67. Ayu: Still.
  68. Ayu: Your acquaintances are as plentiful as the needless fat on your chest.
  69. Ayu: But a proper lady would...
  70. SFX: Smooth
  71. Ayu: show more polish♥
  72.  
  73. Ayu: Otherwise it's all just a nuisance.
  74. Ayu: You need to cut the fat.
  75. SFX: Cackle cackle
  76. Ayu: In more ways than one★
  77.  
  78. Misaki: Achoo!
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  81.  
  82. Kuroko: Please don't give me a cold.
  83. Misaki(outside): I'm not sick.
  84.  
  85. Top right of phone: From
  86. Bottom left of phone: There's an attachment☆
  87. Smaller text next to phone: To sum up the situation...
  88. Text: The card featuring Yuuri-san...
  89. Text: has made her into a sort of internet meme.
  90. Text: That appears to be part of a system that increases her power.
  91.  
  92. Text: And that is the sign of being a part of that system.
  93.  
  94. Misaki: Including Hokaze and me.
  95. SFX: Whisper
  96.  
  97. Kuroko: Did you say something?
  98. SFX: Whoosh
  99. Misaki: Hmm?
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  102.  
  103. Misaki: Join me and I'll tell you eeeeverything❤
  104. Misaki(outside): There, there, there☆
  105. Kuroko: Gh.
  106.  
  107. Kuroko: And Houjou set all this up?
  108.  
  109. Misaki: Not just her.
  110. Misaki(small): Most likely.
  111.  
  112. Misaki: It seems like they're trying to create a composite power around Yuuri-san...
  113. Misaki: but since the people within the system go crazy one after another, there seems to be some kind of feedback.
  114.  
  115. Note between panels: *See Railgun Vol. 11
  116.  
  117. Misaki: The cards are popular in my clique too*, so I can't use them this time.
  118. Misaki(small): They might have seen the card in question.
  119. Girls: Sorry about that.
  120.  
  121. Misaki: Will it happen to Hokaze and me too?
  122. Misaki(small): Oh, dear.
  123.  
  124. SFX: Pop
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  127.  
  128. Misaki: Let's do this.
  129. Misaki: I'll crush every last part of this.
  130.  
  131. Ayu: Of course.
  132. Ayu: No matter what you do now...
  133.  
  134. Ayu: you can't stop...
  135. Ayu: Ideal.
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  138.  
  139. Houjou: Leave them be?
  140. Houjou: Are you crazy?
  141. Houjou: You haven't consulted her about this, have you?
  142.  
  143. Man: I will tell her later.
  144.  
  145. Man: I heard you were badly hurt.
  146. Man: So get some rest and leave this to your big brother.
  147. Houjou: Are you kidding me!?
  148. Houjou: You're the one that taught me to do my duty as long as I could still move, even if it killed me!
  149.  
  150. Man: I'm worried about you.
  151.  
  152. Man: You aren't even wearing the suit properly, are you?
  153. Man: That's what I mean.
  154. Houjou: Ugh.
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  157.  
  158. Man: We judge people 90% based on their appearance, especially the face.
  159. Man: In our field of work, it is crucial that-
  160. Houjou: Yes, I know!!
  161.  
  162. Houjou: I don't need the spiel again.
  163. Houjou: I'm not a kid anymore.
  164.  
  165. Man: Yes.
  166. Man: That's right.
  167.  
  168. SFX: Beep
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  171.  
  172. Ayu: "You see."
  173. Ayu: "I've made a lot of decisions in my life."
  174. Ayu: "And they were allll wrong."
  175.  
  176. Ayu: "When I was just about to give up, this card appeared before me."
  177. Ayu: "A remnant of Ideal."
  178. Ayu: "Isn't that incredible!?"
  179.  
  180. Ayu: "It's a sign."
  181. Ayu: "From heaven."
  182.  
  183. Ayu: "You'll help me, won't you?"
  184. Ayu: "The ideal power could do it."
  185. Ayu: "Could heal you."
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  188.  
  189. Man: I have no sense of pain.
  190. Man: Or sense of taste.
  191. Man: My emotions are fading and I make up for it by playing the part.
  192. SFX: Kshh
  193.  
  194. Man: Those girls...
  195. Man: were not the only ones who lost something that day.
  196.  
  197. Ayu: "I will give you want you want. You are my client."
  198. Ayu: "You don't want your current workplace knowing who you are, do you?"
  199. Ayu: "Help me or I'll let them know. Just..."
  200.  
  201. Ayu: "...kidding."
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  204.  
  205. Ayu: "Please."
  206. Ayu: "Help me."
  207.  
  208. SFX: Sip
  209.  
  210. Man: Did I try to act mature in middle school...
  211. Man: by drinking black coffee?
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  214.  
  215. Sign: Authorized Personnel Only
  216. Keep Out
  217.  
  218. SFX: Thud
  219.  
  220. SFX: Roll
  221.  
  222. Guard: Hm?
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  225.  
  226. SFX: Wham wham
  227.  
  228. Iruka: Hey.
  229. Iruka: Were they with the enemy?
  230. Junko: I don't know.
  231. Iruka: What!?
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  234.  
  235. Junko: We will be arrested as soon as we are found here...
  236. Junko: so I thought it best to knock them out without hurting them.
  237. SFX: Run run
  238.  
  239. Iruka: You're a MEATHEAD, aren't you?
  240. SFX: Heartbeat
  241. Junko: What!?
  242.  
  243. Iruka: Sigh. I kind of already knew.
  244. Iruka(small): This confirms it.
  245. Junko: I-I am not! I have an intellectual side too.
  246. Iruka: Intellectuals don't consider breaking through the ceiling.
  247. Junko: Ghh!?
  248.  
  249. Iruka: I will neutralize the security system.
  250. Iruka: We should be smarter about how we do this.
  251. Iruka: We're LADIES, aren't we?
  252. SFX: Stab
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  255.  
  256. Junko: I-i-if I'm a meathead...
  257. Junko: then you're lewd!
  258. Iruka: What!?
  259.  
  260. Junko: You pull up your clothes in front of people...a-and show off your navel!
  261. Junko: It's improper!
  262. Junko(outside): Indecent!
  263. Iruka: Wait.
  264. Junko: And you show off your underwear! You're lewd! A dirty girl!
  265.  
  266. SFX: Crack
  267.  
  268. Iruka: Says the person who appeared on TV dressed like an exhibitionist!
  269. SFX: Shock
  270. Junko: Exhi-!?
  271. Junko: A-a-a-a-and whose fault was that!?
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  274.  
  275. Iruka: Exhibitionist! Pervert! Loose! Womanizer!
  276. Junko: L-lewd! Lewd! Lewdy-lewd!
  277.  
  278. Iruka: You want my help?
  279.  
  280. Iruka: Why me?
  281. Iruka: There are plenty of better people.
  282.  
  283. Junko: I need your knowledge and skills.
  284. Junko: It has to be you.
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  287.  
  288. SFX: Bong bong bong
  289. SFX: Flap flap flap
  290.  
  291. Iruka: W-well, if you absolutely insist!
  292. Iruka: B-but only because you're acting so desperate!
  293. Iruka: I humbly accept your gracious offer.
  294. Iruka: Nooo, I said the quiet part loud!!!
  295.  
  296. Iruka: Thank goodness. I thought for sure you would hate me now.
  297. Iruka: I mean, I did so many awful things to you...
  298. Iruka: so I thought you would never forgive me.
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  301.  
  302. Junko: I'm sorry.
  303. Junko: I never listened to what you were saying...
  304. Junko: and pushed you away.
  305. Junko: I apologize for all the terrible things I said.
  306. Junko: I have learned my lesson.
  307.  
  308. Junko: And now...
  309. Junko: I must ask for your help.
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  312.  
  313. Iruka: I have one question.
  314. Iruka: Why did you keep your distance from me?
  315.  
  316. Junko: Is that how it looked?
  317.  
  318. Junko: Um.
  319. Junko(outside): Uh
  320. Junko: Wh-
  321. Junko: When I remember...
  322. Junko: Th-
  323. Junko: The things I used to say...
  324.  
  325. Iruka: The inner destructive urges thing?
  326. Iruka(small): Is that it?
  327. Junko: Yes.
  328.  
  329. Iruka: I can't believe this.
  330. Junko: Ugh!
  331. Iruka: So damn cute.
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  334.  
  335. Iruka: I only watched from a distance.
  336. Iruka: So I have no right to say anything.
  337.  
  338. Iruka: "Until I grow stronger."
  339.  
  340. Iruka: Houjou.
  341. Iruka: You tried to give me courage...
  342. Iruka: But if that was part of some bad deed...
  343. Iruka: I will stop you as your friend.
  344.  
  345. Uiharu: When I map out the locations of the past incidents and the detected oddities...
  346. Uiharu: they appear to be spreading from a certain off-limits location.
  347. Junko: We know this place all too well.
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  350.  
  351. Junko: The former Clone Dolly.
  352. Text: The time has come to wipe their past clean!!
  353. Box: To be continued next issue. The February Issue goes on sale Thursday, December 26!!
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