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Character Profile
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Name
  • Saika
  • Panzer Saika
Gender Female
Race Human
Class
  • Hacked PC (Manga)
  • Holo-body PC (Game)
  • Special PC (Game)
Guild N/A
Personal Data
Name Saika Amagi
Age 14
Gender Female
Media Information
English Actor N/A
Character Voice 小清水 亜美 (Ami Koshimizu)
First Appearance .hack//LINK: Twilight Knights





"The Chrono Cores are mine!"
— Panzer Saika —

Saika Amagi (天城彩花, Amagi Saika) is the main character in .hack//Link: Twilight Knights and .hack//Link, she partnered up with Tokio Kuryuu as a part of her main goal to hunt Chrono Core.




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Appearance

Panzer Saika (PANZER 彩花) appear as a young girl who has a long black hair that is to chest length, a gray eyes, thin body, and medium height which resemblance to her real-life appearance. She sports an outfit loosely based on German Military Uniform, during the battle, she dons goggles and wields a large cannon.

Although, her character data became unusable in Access 11.

Personality

Saika and one of her Personality

While Saika looks only been described by Tokio due to her popularity as a student in Tokio’s high school, her true personality personality revealed following his transfer into The World R:X, that became unexpected shocked that came from him about her. She’s imperious, rough, demanding and more straightforward, she always ordering Tokio around like a Slave and her goal to obtain the Chrono Core became her first priority without a second thought to think about situation that other been through.

In second half, however, Saika became softened a little bit, somehow less than she was in the first half. But, even though she still as she was before, she slowly cared and worried about him whenever somethings comes bad happened to him. And following Aura been infected by Brainwashed Virus that were came from Tokio's body, and been deceived by Geist for using her through emails, she developed a guilt and feeling responsible for what she did to Tokio.

She’s very determined and unhesitant trying to save her brother, Jyotaro Amagi in any means necessary, she even trusting an instruction that were came from an email that was sent by under the name of “J” which she thought it was sent from her brother, shockingly turns out that Geist was the one who sent that email, resulting how she being deceived by him.

Saika secretly developed feelings toward him, without Tokio’s notice and AIKA was the only one who aware about her feelings. For example, when Tokio given her a coupon, she blushed and flustered by his kindness, only she got him electrified due to how she still insecure about her feelings, but truth on her inside as it’s stated by AIKA, she was happy and cherished the coupon that he gave her. The other thing is how she even wished to see Tokio following taking a bath and got dressed in Towel, even though how she treated him like she did, it really shows her feelings toward her. Although, when anyone and even Fluegel tease her relationship with Tokio, reluctant to admit it, she told them that she and Tokio are just happened to be in Grand Whale.

For AIKA, Saika become much more like a sister figure to her and when it comes for Tokio suddenly made AIKA crying, she would extremely mad toward him for how he did to AIKA, showing how Saika became very protective for her, especially how they’ve been together since 2 years as AIKA lived inside Saika’s mind. But her sacrifice to restore Aura, caused a great loss to Saika, especially of how she felt guilt to not just Tokio, but AIKA for what she did.

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Basic Info

Saika Amagi in the real world, and her popularity in Tokio's high school

Saika Amagi (天城彩花) is a mysterious transfer student. She wears a hair pens and her school uniform, her looks is much resemblance to the princess in Tokio’s dream resulting his mistakenly thought that she was a princess from his dream. She became popular in Tokio’s Junior High School due to her excellent in both studies and sports, along with her great personality. Tokio is hopelessly infatuated with her, though he keeps it a closely guarded secret, that’s until her true personality shown following his transported into The World R:X.

It is revealed that Saika is a cousin and adoptive sister to the genius programmer, Jyotaro Amagi who’ve been disappeared during the fire incident at CC Corp at 2015 which is five years ago prior to the game event. She spent her time searching information to find him, following receiving emails from sender whom identified as her brother under the name “J”. That become a reason for Saika to transferred into Tokio’s Junior High School and transported him to The World R:X using a Black Copy Disc and using him to hunt Chrono Core in order to reach to the top of Akashic Records and saving her brother,

She share her PC Body and Mind with AIKA and she considered her as Saika’s younger sister.

History

Background

Saika appeared at her mother's funeral with her brother, Jyotaro

In 2012, Saika Amagi as a 6-years old child lost her mother, Ayaka Amagi due to disease, while her father was already passed away before she was even born. She attended her mother’s funeral, with her brother, Jyotaro Amagi, they stood up in front of funeral and mourned for their loss. Afterwards, she and Jyotaro lived in care by adoptive parents following the death of her mother, however, two years later, he left Saika to work with CC Corp much how she felt betrayed by her brother for abandoned her. She spent a year felt alone and shunned her adoptive parents away from her.

Until one day, her perception toward him changed, after the fire broke out in CC Corp in 2015, with her brother’s gone missing following that incident. However, the media officially conclude that the Outbreak Fire in CC Corp is just another “Accident”, while also declaring her brother being technically died by that fire. After hearing the news, she locked up in her room for more than 10 hours, her vengeance and distrust toward CC Corp grew, she believed that the company are basically covered up the incident and the reason of her brother’s disappearance, she swear to uncover CC Corp’s conspiracy behind the incident, especially about her brother.

Few days later, the email start came to her, shocked that the message she received came from her brother, under the letter name “J”, told her that he lived amongst 0’s and 1’s, asking her to find him and help him, because of this, she start her own investigation about “The World” and CC Corp by following the instruction message that were came several times a year.

In 2018, as she spent her time to continue investigation along with acquired hacking skills to hack the server, she begin to analyze the data of Closed Beta Game, Akashic Line which was her brother's test program. During her investigation, she made a first contact with AIKA, an Artificial Intelligence of AIDA and also a former event NPC created by Jyotaro Amagi which was used for his test program. Ever since the day Saika met her, she grew fond of her, begin to treating AIKA as her younger sister, while she believed that AIKA holds the key and clue of information about Jyotaro Amagi. Saika begin to let AIKA live inside her mind and continue her search for her brother.

In 2019, goes through her full year, she continued her time to finding information about CC Corp, The World and her brother. During her investigation, she discovered a submarine data, Grand Whale in Akashic Line, and later after, she sometimes colliding with Schicksal and almost fight against them, but she successfully escaped. Saika once again received an email, regarding about the boy named Tokio Kuryuu who became successfully Real Digitalized into Akashic Line by Amagi's test program. he asking her to find him and gave her a Black Disc.

In hope this could be her last chance to finding her brother, she arranged her meeting with Tokio by becoming a transfer student to his classroom in 2020.

Main

.hack//Link

Prologue

"I've been watching this whole time, you are my hero" - Saika Amagi

Saika first appeared as a Transfer student to Tokio’s classroom, while she introduce herself to the classmate, Tokio suddenly stood up from his chair seat and shocked for her resemblance look with the “princess” from his dream. Saika invites Tokio to the rooftop and she order him to become hero and takes out a P-COM to use a mysterious black disc dated 2019.12.24 by JxxxxAmagi to transfer Tokio into The World R:X.

Saika came into The World R:X via PC Hologram to clarify situation. As following her entrance, Saika shows her true personality to Tokio much how he became very shocked with how different she was in the school, and furthermore, she made Tokio to become her slave. She explained to Tokio that he is currently in a custom PC created by her to protect his real body which is stored in the game as a data and at the time because of CC Corp. Saika continues to make clear that in order to restore Kite and gain her cooperation Tokio must chase after the Chrono Cores located in the Akashic Records which can be resurrect the Twilight Knights, whom similar to Kite remain as stone statues in Mac Anu.

As Saika and Tokio reached to the Fountain of Memory, inside Akashic Records Tower, Tokio lack of courage to advance himself and she uses an electrocution program to force Tokio the Sea of Memories which is a zone that connected to the Akashic Records.

2009 Alternate Timeline//SIGN

Saika and Tokio arrived in Chaos Gate and saw two PCs, Tsukasa and Mimiru. As Tsukasa transferred into another area, with Tokio approach her and Saika do a little help for him as how Tokio faked of how he knew about Tsukasa. Following their exploration on the field area, fighting a monster, meeting Tsukasa and return to Mac Anu, Saika shocked that all traces of Tsukasa have completely vanished or is something that interfere his traces. But she began to sent the mass message for those who acquittance with Chrono Core and wait for message from Mimiru.

Saika wearing towel, got angry when she heard Tokio failed to obtain Chrono Core from Tsukasa

Following his second failure to catch Chrono Core inside Tsukasa’s PC (as he went to find Tsukasa with Subaru) had made Saika shocked and enraged when she heard it from Tokio, as he began to complaint of her for how much long that she took a bath, he saw Saika on the screen with her wearing a towel, he was embraced of how she wearing that when making a contact as she just went after taking a shower. She explained that she hurried out because she heard that he failed once again and yelled at him, asking for taking a bath in peace as it left Tokio froze after getting yelled.

Saika informed Tokio that he detecting Tsukasa at Highland City at Dun Loireag Grunty Ranch. Both of them with Subaru saw Tsukasa in Grunty Ranch trying to take care Grunty who just got sick due to Grunty Distemper as one of the Grunty Illness event. When Tokio tries to help Tsukasa, at Saika refused to help or getting involved as their main goal is to obtain Chrono Core from Tsukasa, however, seeing how she was affect by her Grunty’s cuteness and wouldn’t dare to see Grunty’s sickness continue, she decided to help by searching for a medicine. Tokio and Tsukasa had found medicine for Grunty, but it was too late as they couldn’t make it in time to save him, and while both of them began to mourned for the loss of Grunty, Tokio was planned to leave, but Saika wouldn’t allowed and said that it was a chance for him to get Chrono Core out from Tsukasa, but Tokio refused as it was not a right time, although she still persist needing a Chrono Core, but he asked her to stop now, resulting her gloomed and felt disappointed of how he have to say it so normally and blame Tokio if he failed to get the Chrono Core.

Saika ask Tokio to get a Chrono Core, as much how he do as what she said, however, Tsukasa doesn’t know about it, which raised the question from him about the existence of Chrono Core, however, Saika is same as Tokio who didn’t about it as well, but didn’t want to recognize her lack of knowledge about it’s existence causing her made a quiet tempered toward him.

Tokio unconscious and dreamt about the Princess (But it's Saika) who call his name.

Tokio and Tsukasa got attacked and sucked in by Morganna causing him fell unconsciousness. As during his unconscious, he was mistaken her appearance as the princess from his dream, she tries to wake him up as he had finally awake from his unconsciousness and just realized that return to the field area. As she finally relief he’s awake, she tells him that the monitor alarm started ringing and ask him to a wake Tsukasa. Following their successful for Aura to escape from Morganna, and return to the Netslum, he and Saika witnessed the Chrono Core came out from Tsukasa’s PC. She began to understand and explained that by restoring the time data into corrected form which by relieving past of the eras allows you to obtain the Chrono Core, much celebration for Tokio and Saika.

As Tokio and Saika returned to Akashic Records to proceed the next fountain of memories, they were encountered by Trommel and begin to commence defeating him in order to move forward. As they finally reached the next fountain of memories, Tokio got nervous once again when he had to do this for a second time, ask him if he’s scared, but he reluctant to say it decide to do it once again to jump into a Sea of Memories.

2010 Alternate Timeline//.hack

As Tokio meeting with Kite at the Chaos Gate, as he knew him, but Kite didn’t recognize him, which is how Saika explaining to him that both are in 2010 which is ten years before their time, she convince Tokio for a chance to obtain Chrono Core, just like Tsukasa did, as he asked Kite for adventure. As much same as following his adventure with Kite, Saika ask Tokio to restore the time data in order to obtained Chrono Core, while she taking a bath, much how he had thought about her unreasonable as she always did.

Tokio sense someone had followed him, but Saika convince him to not look away and follow Kite to fight alongside with the others against the Final Phase, Corbenik. She witnessed Tokio alongside with the hackers fighting against Corbenik, however, as they celebrate for their victory, Kite was shot by Posaune using Breieler Rossle, the same gun that Fluegel has back when he first transported into The World, resulting Tokio’s anger and tries to punch Posaune, much how Saika continue to witness his frustration over how much they worked hard to almost save Kite.

Saika, along with Tokio and BlackRose meet Aura

Tokio and BlackRose are able to defeat Posaune, but left Kite’s condition uncured, Saika along with them as well. Aura appears in front of three of them, and said that she cannot restore Kite to how he was, but instead given him a Chrono Core out of it’s Kite PC body.

Tokio wanting to help Lios and Helba to cure Kite in the Netslum, however, Saika prevented it. As they now obtained a second Chrono Core, she said that both can’t spent more time on helping Kite, but Tokio argue as he can’t leave Kite stuck in the stone, she offer him to go to Netslum and do something on his own, much to his confusion. As their goal is to obtain four Chrono Cores and restore the Akashic Records distortion and Twilight Knights who were inflicted by time stone can be restored, and she pretty much sure that Kite will also be restore. She asked Tokio to come back to Grand Whale.

2016 Alternate Timeline//ROOTS

Saika worried and checking on Tokio

Saika and Tokio finally arrived in 2016 which is the era of The World R:2. After she explaining the history and the changes from R:1, Tokio asked Saika if she not going to help Kite, and cooperate with Twilight Knights, however, Saika refused and it’s wasting time for a same explanation, much he’s disappointed with her answer. However, as Saika began to leave, however, she saw Tokio acting strange as his body getting hurt or something. When she tries to check on him, but it came normal as Tokio’s body felt stopped hurting, Saika furious and pinch his cheeks, and said to Tokio to stop messing around.

Tokio ask him if he could make a little detour in order to save Kite, Saika heard and ask him, and his scared causing him didn’t say anything, she continuously commanding Tokio to look for Chrono Core. Following Tokio saving Shino and Tabby from the monster, she convinced Tokio to join their guild in order to make their chance to get a Chrono Core. And as it directed by Saika, he managed to become a guild member of Twilight Brigade. Tokio ask if Key of the Twilight exist, but Saika thought that it was just a fairy tail and said that it wasn’t exist, however, she continuedly thought if it exist as she hope for something after it was gained, but Saika reluctant to say back on her collecting information and taking bath after.

After Saika taking a shower, the data search was done and he look at the information regarding about Shino and her players, but it turns out she shocked as she finds out about her being coma victims. she rushingly typing the keyboard to find more information, and shocked when she continue focus her eyes toward computer as she found something. As Tokio return to Grand Whale, Saika warned him that the Twilight Brigade would be disband, and Shino been attacked by something that caused her become a Lost One. She explained that it was different from what happened to Kite, due to this timeline has no interference at all from Schicksal, also the fact in the past has been incorporated into the time data. She said that the only one who can save Shino inside The World is Tokio, she ask her do not let Shino enter the Hulle Granz Cathedral alone, much he understood.

With Ovan disappeared, Twilight Brigade disbanded, and following Shino ended up become a lost one as Saika saw it on the monitor, she said that there's nothing he could have done and return to the town. Saika seems disappointed with the failure for protecting Shino cause the owner of the Chrono Core disappeared. However, it actually come opposite with successfully obtained the third Chrono Core which explained that in the time data, Shino was fated to be Pk'ed which is why the history been restore. As Saika much happy with the third Chrono Core been collected, even she felt bad with Shino which how it needs to be done, resulting Tokio felt frustrated as it doesn't feel right for him after what happened to Shino.

In Grand Whale, Saika persuade Tokio to stop hesitating and get to the Akashic Records, however, he ask Saika that why she choose him or why she pick him to help her. She was surprised with that questions, as how Tokio being grateful to her for choosing him so he can have a chance to go on adventure inside the game, however, he was no match for Schicksal, Saika had told him over and over again that the goal is to find Chrono Core, but Tokio denies and said that even they’re just game characters to Saika, but to him, it’s real to him. Tokio began to blame himself for what happened Tokio, much to her annoyance and taking bath, she ask him to get himself together when she get back. He has no word after she taking leave.

"That Tokio feeling sorry for himself. He making me look like bad guy here..." - Saika Amagi

Saika peeved with Tokio for feeling sorry for himself and thought that he made her like a bad guy to him, but she began to think about what he says and start feel a little guilt. She yawn as soon as she took a nap for a while in the bathtub. When he returned to Grand Whale following his PC transformation into Xth Form thanks to the guidance from princess, AIKA, he thought it was a dream until it wasn't and surprised to see Saika asleep at his side and she woke up when she heard Tokio. When she asked about the PC named AIKA, however, Tokio said that it was Saika who said to herself.

As they return to the Akashic Records, Saika notice that Tokio doesn't seems very eager to help Kite and she offer him to go help him if that's what he want, however Tokio had lot thought about it and decide to focus on what is the quickest path to saving everyone to go to the top floor of Akashic Records by continue obtaining Chrono Core, Saika hoping that both of them are right and press on to the next floor.

2017 Alternate Timeline//G.U.
2020 Timeline//Link

.hack//After 2021

Saika along with Tokio and Fluegel return to The World R:X to investigating the strain on the Akashic Records without Aura inside. While travelling to the areas, as Tokio along with Saika and Fluegel got transported into different timeline due to Akashic Records, and saw Twilight Knights in different eras once more. Together the group tries to go back to their correct timelines, but are now transported to an endless expanse of what seems to be data packets. Their bodies are slowed down and they can barely move. Nothing seems to work to get them out, but soon they are released from this area and The World returns to normal. As Tokio collects himself back in 2021, he sees a shape that appears to be Aura, but the shape disappears before he can get a closer look. Saika is not sure what to make of it.

.hack//Bullet

Saika did not appeared in Bullet, however, she was mentioned a few times. Following the Immortal Dusk incident three years ago, she still making contact with Tokio even after that and still maintaining close toward each other. Furthermore, Tokio mentioned of how he dreamed about The World’s in Danger, but he didn’t just dreaming about AIKA, but Saika as well, much how Ryuji continue teasing him about his feelings toward her.

Adaptation

.hack//LINK: Twilight Knights

Depressed after his failure to obtain a copy of The World R:X, Tokio's salvation came in the form of a mysterious exchange student named Saika Amagi. Due to her resemblance to the Princess from his dreams Tokio became infatuated with her, but with her superior skills at athletics and schoolwork considered her as out of his league until she suddenly invited him to meet her on the school's roof. When he arrived Saika handed Tokio a special copy of The World R:X, and then used it to teleport him into the game itself.

Trivia

  • Saika's school emblem on her uniform has the same infinity as Aura's brooch, which same goes for Tokio with his uniform school has same emblem as Saika.
  • Her hacked PC "Panzer Saika" is based on German Military Uniform and her PC level is 200.
  • Her tsundere personality was much resemblance to BlackRose personality, but has it's difference in contrast of its two characters.
  • Saika's name was read "Ayaka" in the serialization of the first chapter of .hack//LINK, and also on some material on the CyberConnect2 promoting that release.
  • Jyotaro Amagi is Saika Amagi's cousin, and adoptive "brother." But she considered him as her "real" older brother.
  • Saika originally planned to appeared in .hack//Link Opening as it shown in Early initial Storyboard by 4oC Studio in .hack//ARCHIVE 04, but was scrapped.

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