Chapter 46: Makoto’s World

Translator Note:

Tree of Savior Close Beta is out and I am in! Haha, that’s why it was delayed a bit. But hey, reviving my old days of Ragnarok is great.

Too much of me, enjoy this great chapter. No I’m serious, this is a GREAT CHAPTER.

“Hngh~ this is nice” (Makoto)

Now then.

I stretch my body and take a deep breath, inhaling the air of the forest.

Taking the bow with one hand, I gaze at the handmade target. The distance is, around 150m. I left the target in a place that was covered with trees and difficult to see on purpose, so I made it so the distance isn’t that far.

That I have left so many obstructions on purpose is because I want to practice with my bow for the times when we are in the outskirts. I learned this from Sensei. Now that I think about it, she made me consider the situations and the requirements a lot. How nostalgic.

I take a sit.

Ah~, this moment is so good.

My mind is going blank. Hit the middle. Just thinking about that and concentrating on it. And then, spread my consciousness.

Changing my own existence into everything that is in the path to my target.

Me, my bow, the target, obstructions, the leaves and branches as well. Gathering them all into one self, I once again form the image in front of me.

Now, with this, I can even draw the trajectory that will take the arrow until it reaches the target. Well even if I said this, my friends only told me that it sounded right out of a TV program though!

I silently stand up and prepare my bow, pairing it with an arrow. For me, this is a gesture that has been perfected. I have repeated this process thousands of times.

To become healthy, to grow stronger, to get better. Having a goal is what helps you change.

It’s not an exaggeration to say that I have passed most of my life using the bow. My sisters were also learning martial arts. And the percent is certainly lower than mine. It’s not only because my body was weaker than other people, but it was a good part of the reason.

As a result, I was able to change my weak body, and it had an attraction that made me devote myself to it. I made my family worry, but it wasn’t painful at all.

The first time I shot my bow in Asora I didn’t hold back my power, I remember that I blew up the whole target.

I have properly made adjustments in that part.

After I finished putting everything up together, the simulation of the result has been done. The image of my arrow piercing the target will surely become reality.

“Fu~~” (Makoto)

My gathered fighting spirit becomes a breath and is released.

The arrow pierces the target as if it was being sucked in.

Again and again.

It’s a chance that hasn’t come for a while, so I shot several arrows.

And even though I am doing that, I don’t feel tired at all. Maybe it’s because I now have a superhuman body, or it might be because I am doing the archery that I love.

“And the target didn’t split. Hmph, good” (Makoto)

The sweat that was running down my forehead felt comfortable.

I don’t know how it works, but I lift my head up and look at the starry sky of the night. I don’t know if this place called Asora is actually a different dimension that has been created, or if it is a different world altogether. I seriously can’t understand this place at all.

If the sky and stars exist, does it mean that a universe also exists? If that is the case, would it be the universe of this world, or would it be from my previous world, or is it a third universe that belongs to neither of the two?



Did, I mess up again?

Why is it that when I use the bow I end up so defenseless?!

Would it be fine if instead of ‘concentrating’ on the line that connects me and the target, I concentrate on the surroundings of that line?

But how would I do that? …I will try combining [Sakai] with it. I don’t hate an honest trial and error.

Oops, no good.

Now, who is it this time?

“Tomoe. And Mio too huh” (Makoto)

Maybe it’s because my mind is clear, I can perceive nervousness in the movements of those twos’ bodies. Is it an urgent state?

But, I feel like Mio-san is the one that looks as if she will cry at any time. Why?

“Was that just now, Waka’s bow training?” (Tomoe)

Tomoe does a serious, no, a meek face.

“… Yeah. That’s right. What is it? Your behavior is stiff” (Makoto)

“Are you telling me that Waka has been doing this kind of training all this time?” (Tomoe)

From Tomoe’s face, a single sweat runs down her cheek.

What is it? What in the world is going on? Mio is beginning to tremble you know?

More like, hey! Why are you plunging onto me Mio-san?!

“Uoh?! What in the world is going on?!” (Makoto)

“Waka-sama~, you are alive! You are alive right?!” (Mio)

It seems that while she was rubbing her whole body onto me, she checked if I was alright.

Don’t tell me, an enemy raid?!

“Hey Tomoe! Don’t tell me that it’s an enemy raid!” (Makoto)

“… No. I am sorry for the rudeness, we saw your training just now. It was in the middle of it though” (Tomoe)

“Huh? And?” (Makoto)

I don’t understand the situation at all.

“The concentration that Waka does before shooting the arrow, or I don’t know if that is the correct way to call it, but it’s the time when you are sitting” (Tomoe)

“Aha?” (Makoto)

“The presence of Waka suddenly became thin, it was as if you meshed into the surroundings” (Tomoe)

“Aha…” (Makoto)

And what of it?

“It’s not ‘Aha’! That, that means, Waka’s consciousness died, is what it means-de gozai masu!” (Tomoe)

Hearing my affirmation, Tomoe made an incredibly intense shout. It was a daily practice that I have been doing for more than 10 years. Why would I die?!

“Eh? Why would I die from that?” (Makoto)

“For people to stop their consciousness and scatter it, that is a state you can only reach when you are dead or in a state close to that!” (Tomoe)

“I-Is that so?” (Makoto)

Even if you tell me that, it was self-taught, but it is my own way to concentrate.

“Waka-sama… Waka-sama suddenly disappeared from the party. When we stealthily left to search, your presence suddenly became thin, and then, as if melting away, disappeared-desu!!” (Mio)

She was weeping while a grand amount of tears ran down.

Oou. Mio-san is crying.

I, have done something bad… I think?

“Ah~ Uhm, I am sorry for leaving the party ahead of time, but this is something that I have been doing in the past, it’s like confirming my archery, or like, to calm my heart. So there is no need for you to worry…” (Makoto)

“… Waka, Waka said that you were just concentrating. What does that mean? Are you telling me that you call dispersing your consciousness, concentrating?” (Tomoe)

The infuriated Tomoe asked me a question while placing a hand on her forehead. Her temples were pulsating, and even her veins were showing.

What? I may have worried them but, is it something that would anger them up to this point?

“Yeah, when I calm down my mind and turn it blank, I extend my consciousness to the target, and when I collect the target, bow, and me, into one I…” (Makoto)

“Waka!” (Tomoe)

“I am still talking though?!” (Makoto)

“Are you telling me that you dispersed your consciousness up to that place and then recomposed yourself?!” (Tomoe)

“That is what I am telling you am I not?!” (Makoto)

It’s more like firing it than dispersing it though.

“… Wa~ Waka, I have solved a numbers of the recent mysteries” (Tomoe)

She abruptly changed the subject.

“What is it this time?” (Makoto)

“Everything is the fault of Waka’s bow training. You called it archery right? That is the reason” (Tomoe)

“What are you referring to?” (Makoto)

What, is it suddenly great detective time?

“The increase of Waka’s magic power. In reality, it should be impossible. Because there is an upper limit or fixed after all. Even if you do a large extent of training it will still be at a normal level, even as you grow up it won’t increase” (Tomoe)

Tomoe that was hanging her head down with a hand on her forehead, looks at me firmly. It was like a cut-in from P4*. <TN: Persona 4>

“However, on the day that Waka made a pact with Mio, your magic power was already incomparable to the time when you did a pact with me. And after that, the ‘maximum capacity level’ was increasing at a crazy pace” (Tomoe)

“Wasn’t it that your eye measured wrong?” (Makoto)

“That possibility is null. I have been comparing your magic power since the time I made a pact with you after all. And even now, the pace in which the Draupnir dyes is getting faster” (Tomoe)

Uh, that is certainly true. The time it takes to become red feels like it’s getting shorter. I thought that some trigger was the reason that made it that way though.

“And then, Waka…” (Tomoe)

“What?” (Makoto)

“Right now, Asora has gotten bigger” (Tomoe)

“HAH?!” (Makoto)

Making such a serious revelation so suddenly! Didn’t I ask you to investigate it last time and you told me that it was still an unsettled matter?!

“It may be unbelievable for Waka, but that characteristic concentration of yours has doubled your own magic power” (Tomoe)

“DOUBLED?!” (Makoto)

“What Waka was doing is close to suicide in our eyes, but for Waka it should be something habitual. That’s why we were looking at it for a while without interrupting, and it has become certain” (Tomoe)

“Like I would kill myself by just concentrating!” (Makoto)

“The dispersing of Waka’s consciousness and its reforming, and, as if matching it, the size of Asora increased at once. Since now, it has done so approximately 5 times. Even though it’s been a while since it has occurred” (Tomoe)

“Are you telling me that a river or a mountain has been created once again?!” (Makoto)

“No, it only got bigger-de gozai masu. It will most likely experience a geographical change when you make a pact with a new servant” (Tomoe)

“… Hey, are you serious? Are you telling me that I can’t pull my bow calmly from now on?” (Makoto)

“You don’t enter such a deep state of concentration when you are in actual combat right? In actuality, it didn’t produce any increases when you did so” (Tomoe)

“So the lever is triggered when I do archery in a calm manner. Well, even with that it’s still troublesome” (Makoto)

“We will think about a countermeasure for that in the future, but the problem is the increase in magic power-de gozai masu” (Tomoe)

“Eh?” (Makoto)

Is there something worse than Asora getting bigger? Magic power amount?

“With the current amount of magic power that Waka possesses, it would be easy to make a pact with a mountain of existences in our level. Even though you needed close to half of your magic when you made a pact with me” (Tomoe)


“Okay, listen well please, Waka. Your current magic power amount, can only be compared to…” (Tomoe)


“… Most likely, Goddess class. No, there might be a chance that it would even surpass that in the near future” (Tomoe)


Bug class magic power? What is that? Are you telling me that I have enough magic power to rival a God?

That means it would be even harder to hide it! It would increase my burden even more!

Gyaa! It has surpassed the dimension of hiding myself with a mask! Even though I already made up my resolve to take it off, a new problem has surfaced!

“Anyways, please suppress it. I recommend changing your Draupnirs every day. I will tell the dwarfs to prioritize on making the equipment” (Tomoe)

That ‘In the worst case scenario I will be asking them to make equipment with absorbing functions as priority’, is what she said.

“Just, why did it come to this?” (Makoto)

“The problem is most likely the dispersing of your consciousness and reforming of it. When Waka does that, you experience dead, and it turns into a situation where you are being born once again. At that time, your maryoku goes from zero to a sudden increase, is what I think” (Tomoe)

By dying and reviving the magic power separates? And by repeating this process it doubles and doubles and doubles and then doubles again? What’s that, it’s not sweet at all.

“This Asora as well” (Tomoe)

There’s still more?

“The circumstances are changing. If we go by this assumption, the Asora that has become bigger after doing a pact with Waka, there is a chance that Waka will unconsciously ‘create a world’ that is close to your original world” (Tomoe)

“World, creation?!” (Makoto)

“We also don’t know about this, but there are a lot of things here that existed in Waka’s world, so we can infer that” (Tomoe)

“No no no no, using just that as evidence is a bit…” (Makoto)

“Yeah, but the stars alignment is something that I can’t understand at all. If this is the starry sky that Waka knows of, then it means that this is a new world of Asora that Waka has created. Then I could understand why the world changes whenever you make a new pact. Because when the creator adds a new servant, the worlds’ laws will increase after all” (Tomoe)

Starry sky.

Yeah, it may be a wishful observation, but this should be a completely different sky from the one in my memories. That’s right, as expected, I don’t want to believe such a crazy thing like me creating a new world after just a few days of arriving to it.

Yeah, hm, yeap, a sky I don’t know of. It’s fine right? The constellations.

I am not versed in that area, so I don’t know if Ursa Major was a small W or if it was an hourglass. Like Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius. I only remember the shape of those.

“Ursa Major, Cassiopeia, Orion” (Makoto)

I-I-I found them?!

The arrangement is a mess though. There is a constellation at that part! It may be ignoring the seasons, but it is certainly there!

“It seems that, there is a resemblance in the sky huh. I am happy that the mystery has been solved, but I have to put my hands down to this” (Tomoe)

“Bug, no, the Goddess?” (Makoto)

“Yeah, taking into account the temperament of that Goddess. If she knows of this, she would most likely move to eliminate Waka” (Tomoe)

Well yeah, if it’s that Goddess, she would certainly do that. She might even use the heroes. This is not an ambition of mine. Certainly not.

“Let’s hide it for now and think about a counter measure for it” (Tomoe)

This samurai great detective.

Now that I have restraint my magic power completely, for now I should hide it. I really don’t want a confrontation with the heroes.

I should take a break from archery for a while. Then that means, being able to shoot a lot today was some sort of blessing.

Yeah, a blessing. At least it reduced the chances of having the last boss attack suddenly.

Optimistic mind, optimistic mind.

Ah that’s right, as soon as I get to meet the medicine related people that Rembrandt-san will present me to, I will go to Academy Town.

And while I’m at it, I should live the life of a student. Ahaha, ahahahaha~~!

Oops, Makoto is now a new religion.

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0 thoughts on “Chapter 46: Makoto’s World

    1. i thinks because MC get the power from the moon god right….. The god give him almost his power with the unknown power has a give when he sent MC to Bug world.

      1. Wasn’t the power given to him dependent on Makoto himself? Tsukiyomi did mention that the power vary from person to person and all he did was give him(Makoto) power to ‘awaken’ it.. It’s like unique magic, as Hiiro of Konjiki no Moji Tsukai.

  1. So basically, he can never shoot the bow as calmly as he used to again without the chance that the bug will try to have him eliminated? Could this be part of Tsukuyomi’s gift to him? Tsukuyomi did pretty much give him permission to do whatever he wanted? I’m still at the belief that this is part of the retribution that Tsukuyomi had in mind for the bug’s actions. Actually, he could soon surpass the bug if he wanted, but he doesn’t want that. Makoto is wise enough not to become a new god or anything. I’m sure if he truly wanted, he could kill the Devil King of that world.

    On a side note, the first actual chapter of “Devil King Let’s Go!” will be coming out Sunday. In the mean time, enjoy that beta you’re doing Reig.

    1. it’s already been proven the devil king would be decimated by him. he mentioned 2 heroes were on par with him, but 1 was completely insane and out of his league entirely. to the point that he could barely believe he could sense it at the distance he was. that was the mc…. and that was before his most recent double and possibly 2+ of them. demon king doesn’t stand a ghost of a chance against him.

      1. Could you direct me to that particular chapter or website where you read the thing about the devil king?

        I read it some time ago, but forgot where it was.

      1. That I doubt. Makoto is more like Superman right now. He knows he’s essentially a god, but chooses not to do so as he was raised better. For him to side with the devil king and go against the hyumens, he wouldn’t go that far out of morals.

      2. The devil king is fighting for his race. he just wants a fertile land where his race can live peacefully.
        and I’m sure the devil king and Makoto’s meeting is already settled since he can sense Makoto from the edge of the world, despite the distance between them and that the heroes’ was outclassed by Makoto.
        heck, if the devil king finds out about Asora, he might even pledge his allegiance to Makoto.

      1. Tsukuyomi’s Power is power of origin that’s why Makoto subconsciously creating in asora green plentiful lands , fruits in his pre-world, rivers the same constellation …. etc etc …thats Tsukuyomi ‘ power and she gave him almost all her powers that she will require a hundred years of sleep to restore it …

        NOTE. May be he can create gravity like in his Pre-world to strengthen the People in Asora but that will require time and his PPL might not survive it. OH WELL may be he can give them a blessing or something now that he is bug class MP OR a new servent so that Geographical changes or nature laws of his pre-world (ex: gravity :P) can be applied

  2. Makoto:them i took a nap and pow i reborn, i was taking a dump then reborn, and now I’m god
    Now that explains why he didn’t lvlup he need to kill other gods
    Thanks for the chapter!

    1. **sudden realization**

      That makes sense! As a God, you should need a God-level experience to level-up!
      Now he can just kill that bug and increase his level. Or maube he should take over that world. It’s inappropriate to let a puny bug to govern the world.

    2. or he did level up but since he getting reborn again like certain fountain of youth or certain Reincarnation system his level keep getting reset as far i remember makoto only fight one Liz and several Rubee Eyes

  3. Well i also hope so…. If he become a god-like existence then beating the Bug will be easy…. Though killing her should be impossible(since we dont know what will happen to the world if he did so), sealing her just like what happened to Hitogami(from Mushoku Tensei) is the best he can do….
    Thanks for the chap. ~

  4. Thanks for the chapter!

    I guessed way back when they started saying Asora was growing that World Creation was already a given. And when you can readily create a living, breathing world; you’re certified to have the qualifications to attain godhood in my book, t’was only a matter of time for Makoto to reach the Bug Goddess’s level. Not to mention he carries within him from the start a goodly portion of Tsukuyomi’s powers. Though I applaud the reason the author decided to give as the manner for the increase.

    As a certain samurai detective said, so many questions answered…

    1. apparently…. guess this means even if his mp was 1, he turned it to 2, then 4 then 8 then 16 then 32……. 8388608, 16777216 etc. guy took a form with no talent, and just kept all but killing himself all the way to demi-godness….. wth lol

      1. Don’t bring up the forsaken hero. It started well, but the story lost all points with me when the ice girl died, and he actually considered betraying the dark goddess to the bitch that killed her to get her back.

  5. “did i accidentally a universe?” – the mc

    …. just how f’ing op is this guy going to get. he doesn’t even seem to think it’s very hard to do… doubling his power each time and 5 times… even if he was originally as strong as the demon king(and he appears to have been stronger) he’s 32 times stronger now, and could apparently up that to 64 or 128 within a day or two at most…. WTFH!!!. guy could spend a week and end up a god. OP protag is OP

    1. if the dwarves keep up and manage to make mana sucking equip on par with his needs(even if he’s only releasing 1% of his power) after 1-2 more times of his meditation bow shooting, he’d be wearing equip that would kill the demon lord by just having him wear it rofl

      1. His equipment is already like that, and besides the Demon Lord never was or could even be seen as an actual enemy(threat).

        I mean you do know that both Tomoe & Mio are actually much stronger than the Demon Lord.

      2. The demon lord was only worrying about his people. he’s a likable guy, so I doubt Makoto would kill him off.. as Makoto is a victim of the bug goddess, he might join the demon lord with the objective of co-existence since Makoto could just give the demon race their objective(fertile lands) easily

  6. Makoto’s power currently rivals that of a Bug, but he will probably gain enough power to crush the Bug soon. When he decides to do so is another discussion entirely.

    1. He probably won’t start it. As long as she doesn’t provoke him, he’ll probably just keep to his own, like a wolf. But the Bug’s personality would drive her to attempt a preemptive strike on him, and that’ll cause him to turn on her. If that happens, it’ll be a bad day for bugs.

  7. Thanks for the new chapter!

    Wow.. Makoto really go over the top when he concentrates. More than I predict.
    Forget the Demon Lord, but God level?

  8. Guys? Why no one say something about this similar to shaman king?

    …i mean the part where Makoto goes into near death state and getting more magic power/maryoku is like in Shaman king when the shaman died/pseudo died, they were reborn with more furyoku right?

    …i kept on thinking about shaman king when reading this chapter (lol)

    1. This, i was searching for this. In a sense makoto is like hao, keep reborn and getting stronger that he’s pretty much ahead of everyone by a hundred mile. Haha.
      One of the summoned hero seemed looney enough to be the antagonist or bug’s lapdog.

    2. More than Shaman King, it’s rather similar to Utawarerumono.
      The MC starts as just one man, later leads a village > city > state > country. Finally, he becomes a God-like entity. All that plus he also wears a mask & have a harem. Kind of.
      The similarity surprises me at first, but Makoto is different. He’s more aloof and likeable. Alsi, I can almost sympathize with him. He’s got the ‘Superman Complex’.. He’s just an abnormally strong person who was mistaken as God by people.. And they have absurdly high expectation of him.

    3. More than Shaman King, it’s rather similar to Utawarerumono.
      The MC starts as just one man, later leads a village > city > state > country. Finally, he becomes a God-like entity. All that plus he also wears a mask & have a harem. Kind of.
      The similarity surprises me at first, but Makoto is different. He’s more aloof and likeable. Also, I can almost sympathize with him. He’s got the ‘Superman Complex’.. He’s just an abnormally strong person who was mistaken as God by people.. And they have absurdly high expectation of him.

  9. I don’t think he created the universe. Asora is still expanding, and if he created an alternate universe why would Asora be changing so slowly? Surely he’d have enough mana.
    The constellations weren’t identical so at most he created a solar system relatively close to earth, or is simply terraforming an already existing planet with magic.

    1. Asora is originally Shen’s place where she drags her enemies in and defeats them by manipulating the space in it. Asora became able to sustain life just after receiving power-up from Makoto after performing the ruling pact.
      It stopped expanding because Makoto’s mana was stable already, but in this chapter, that mana was doubled so Asora was expanded again by 5 times more as explained by the detective.
      the deciding factor was Shen’s power + Makoto/Tsukuyomi’s blessing.

  10. thanks for the chapter

    why bother afraid confrontation with heroes, most likely he will win out of 19 of 20
    aslo i think if he double his magic again(twice) the BUG will became a real bug

  11. Bug class magic power
    In any context outside of this, and maybe a few other novels, that would sound absolutely pathetic.

    Oops, Makoto is now a new religion.
    All hail the waka!

  12. so the Formula like this Makoto Mana + Tsukuyomi Blessing (Sekai) + Tomoe Illusion skill = a New World/Universe
    makoto high(to high or to deep like abyss) mana as fuel and Tomoe Illusion as base to make the world and stabilized by Sekai so illusion become reality. there a possibility when Tsukuyomi give her blessing he accidentally (or purposely) give Makoto a seed to become God :v what he need now only deification and he become true god

  13. Agreed, its a nice chapter.

    But they should be happy about how Makoto’s power can increase without limit. Now he got a mean to squash that bug.

  14. Thanks for the chapter! He should feed the drained off magic power into a plant or metal to make a super material! The Elder Dwarfs would have a field day!

  15. It’s possible he is going through the rebirth system, when you get max lv. you are reborn and have more power. But he has no limit and he doesn’t even have to be max lv. to do it.

  16. how long this web novel will last ??becouse rigth now he has the power equal to the last enemy the bug , i hope this to have several seasons

  17. So Tomoe and Mio got stronger as well? Tomoe did say she was stronger by the power-up from Makoto when they made a pact.. and adding another existence as them…. Makoto, your wish of punching the bug goddess might come sooner than you think.

    1. I think they only get power-ups when they make the pact. Then again, this won’t be confirmed until they get their power level checked again. I just can’t wait for the university town arc to be translated as they may be another addition to the harem. I can’t confirm this, it’s just something I heard.

  18. So, I guess the next pact he’ll be to powerful and it’ll end up 100 – 0 God pact with the Demon King.

    Thanks for another great chapter

  19. The rebirth would explain why he is still at lvl 1. Is it just me or was that a flag about another addition to his harem, what will it be now a minor goddess or something he already has 2 legendary cars followers.

  20. Maybe that’s also why he’s always level 1?Cos it’s like he’s born again every time his magic doubles after all.
    Thanks for the chapter!!!This was an epic chapter!

    1. Ohhhh…*sudden realization* that really makes sense…maybe after being dead and revive…he already reached the capped level and then just like in rpg games a REBIRTH with all the stats remained.

  21. whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat theeeeeeeeeee fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu****g shit is that !!!!!! oh sweet mother of god this is the most cheated bullshit i ever saw !!!!! it even beat Re monster !!!!!!! whaaaaaaaaat the heck is going on?! does the autor is taking drugs or something?!

  22. Yay! Spread your consciousness around the new world, become a God and invite Tsukiyomi sama over to have a nice green tea party and chit chat idly!!! *v*

  23. As I read this chapter, my only thought was, “why stop training when you can just keep doing it until that bug of a goddess is a one shot kill?” Become a god yourself and eliminate that worthless goddess.

  24. I wonder if his body can keep with the lvl up of his magic if dont he maybe have problems? It s a good idead stop hes power up until know more it will be reckless if he just keep pushing.

  25. Why doesn’t he just meditate a couple more times and squish the bug with ease? That’s been his goal all along hasn’t it, to take revenge on her.

  26. Damn…. First time i see a prota becoming a god like existance this soon in a novel. Also i don’t know why but since Asora became a world and had only non human residents i thought that at one point every non humans will most likely go live in Asora leaving all the hyumans in Bug’s world. Thanks for the chapter.

  27. “The presence of Waka suddenly became thin, it was as if you meshed into the surroundings” (Tomoe)

    “Aha…” (Makoto)

    And what of it?

    “It’s not ‘Aha’! That, that means, Waka’s consciousness died, is what it means-de gozai masu!” (Tomoe)

    Hearing my affirmation, Tomoe made an incredibly intense shout. It was a daily practice that I have been doing for more than 10 years. Why would I die?!

    “Eh? Why would I die from that?” (Makoto)

    “For people to stop their consciousness and scatter it, that is a state you can only reach when you are dead or in a state close to that!” (Tomoe)


    Prepare for a rant.

    At first, I thought that Tomoe being a dragon, it was normal for her to desire to emulate the samurai, just like many samurai and Japanese people admired the tiger and the dragon, and therefore used them as totem ; quite like indeed Berserk taking the guise of animals in order to receive there strength, bear, wolves, and also in pre-Columbian America panther and eagle ! The Dragon is a mythical animal connected to the 4 elements, and especially to water as in Asia it is a god of rain, and therefore part of the grand Lunar Myth, of rain, snakes and spirales ! Indeed, the high dragon Shin who desired to become a Bushi was the perfect retiner for an Apostle of the Moon God, Uzunomiko no Mibashira Tsukuyomi no Mikoto !!!

    However, how disappointing ! She dost not possess the ken or mindset of a Bushi !!!! And it shows the limitations of the author, owning to his modernist birth and upbringing.

    What they spoke of are called Mu-shin and Nyûshin no Waza.

    Bushidô is also called Shidô and Shidô ; that is to say it is both the path of a scholar, mastering the pen and the sword while leaving a spiritual life as any worthy human being should (materialistics people and bourgeois in general don’t, just another reason for modernism to taste like shit) ; and the path to/of death, for indeed, Death is the way of the samurai. The taxinomic descendant of the Bushidô, the Gokudô (Extreme Path) of the yakuza is the path of violence, which is a degraded (but intense nevertheless, and still a reject to the bourgeoisie ideal) form the Rônin who were parts of the main components for the genesis of Japanese mafia. Furthermore, Hagakure argues in verry convincing manners that the path of the Samurai is to meditate on Death, it’s meaning and preparation (just like Stoic philosophy of Seneca, indeed) everyday, so as to be ready to choose Death over living when the time arise ; that is because the chances of survival are actually often higher by doing so than to surrender meekly to Fate through sheer cowardice.

    In other words, Bushidô is to be alive in the boarder between Life and Death !

    Walking between Heaven and Earth, a Cosmic existence, mirroring the concept of Pontifex in History of Religions & the Kanji for “King”, as well as the notions of Imago Mundi and Axis Mundi. And it also fit quite perfectly the interpretation and teachings of the priesthood of Tsubaki Grand Shrine, considering Sarutahiko Ôkami as a god between Heaven and Earth standing, which is ultimately the highest level of the metaphysics of Aikidô ! In “Budô Shôshin Shû”, written by Daidôji Yûzan Taira no Shigetsuke, we read exactly that, even though it is barely related to Akidô ! That is because both are about a spiritual life, the quest to reach the Apex !

    Bukkyô (Japanese Buddhism) and Hinayana affirms that Death is what allow normal people to do Jôbutsu (Buddhahood, to rest in peace) and to enter Nehan (Nirvana). ‘Tis no mere dellusion ! Formerly, western philosophers made the same claims as Mio and Tomoe did, adding that even those who cut the flow of there thoughts can’t do it more than a moment, and going as far as to pretend that Man is a machine creating thoughts ! If that is what a human is, then, a Buddha is definitely not a human. Yet, we know it is not true ; as the Buddha is a spiritual and common counter part to a god-king, in the likeliness of the Emperors whose race comprehend both the majestic nature of Kings (as Pontifex owing to their strong Numen to be rulers of Men, and also often to the miracle of Birth) and the sacredness of the Gods, whose Cosmic pace holds the secret of the evolution of human civilization, and the key component to the notion of Humanity which is called “the Sacred”.

    Mushin is to be 1 with Mu, with Kû, that is to say to fuse with the ultimate nature of the Real. Corpses do that simply because they scatter atomatically and extinguish the thoughts ; Buddhism deny the theory that one’s true self is his thoughts : one’s true self is the nature of Buddha, and Enlightenment is to realise that and return to a closer state to it ! Death is merely a by-product of reaching it and Nehan though other means. This is proven by the existence of Sokûshinbutsu, who reach the highest level of Ascetism and triumph of willpower and perfect Mushin.

    Nyûshin no Waza is to become one with nature, and to fuse with Mu. It is the difference between an amateur with tough skills (Shirôtô) and an Expert (Tatsujin) who rise to true Excellency : the fact that Misumi Makoto is that good in archery is proof that he reached a level close to Tatsujin ; he became nearly one with the bow, next step is to become nearly one with Nature (verry Daoist), and next step is to abandon the bow, or the sword, or the fist, and to master Katsujinken, and the “No-Sword style” told of by Tsukahara Bokuden and the Shinkare-ryû schools. When one is using Nyûshin no Waza, in also receive the “Dai’a” sword mentionned by Takuan Sôhô, and great subtility in his skills and movements. Elsewhere, Zhuang-zi claims that if it is one on one, as a swordsman, he is claimed enough to slay thousands one after the other ! Nyûshin no Waza hit, strike and retreat like the wind. If two master swordsmen meets in duel who master this arcanic skill, they will fight for long, and for the most part, either they won’t move, taking purely defensive position (as to “not loose” as explained by Sun-zi) or attacking as soon as an opportunity appears but getting away with it without any damage or barely.

    As long as Tomoe, or anyone else, can not reach this kind of level, his or her skills in Bujutsu will remain subpar. That’s just how it is, when you are not either a sportsman or a godless soldier.

    Feminist and matriarchy, really, are a source of downfall for Civilisation.

    No wonder that goddess is such an imbecile, although at merely chapter 46 I don’t know if she is willingly like that or if it’s the author’s fault.

  28. Yeah, don’t matter the many times I read this, still feels good. I think that Sakai is actually a fusion of the power of Tsukuyomi and the concentration of Makoto, Asora is obviously a fusion with that but focusing in Saikai I think the reason of been so “weak” or “vague” is for no understand the actual power of Tsukuyomi so in the end the effect of Saikai become something like that.

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