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Tetora

Tetora,[3] also spelled Tetra, is a Human Cleric-Idol who was trapped in the world of Theldesia after the Catastrophe struck.

As a result, she found herself in her female avatar despite being a man in real life.[Note 1] However, unlike Akatsuki, she is comfortable with her body and even seems to prefer it the way it is.

She is a self-proclaimed "Galaxy Idol," and has equipment befitting one, but is rather bad at singing herself. She was a part of the Abyssal Shaft Raid Party as a member of Light Indigo, but then joined Log Horizon near the end of the raid. She later participates in the Shibuya Raid as part of the Shibuya Raid Team.

Appearance

Tetora in volume 7's color illustration

Tetora looks like a teenage girl with pink, medium-long hair and several pony-tails. She is seen wearing her "Galaxy Idol" outfit; her vest, a piece of Phantasmal equipment, is capable of reflecting light and creating sparkles everywhere. In the light novel, her boots have halos underneath them, but they are not seen in the anime.

As Tetora's avatar is rather androgynous in appearance, it has caused some confusion among her guildmates. When asked "are you a girl or a boy?", however, she will adamantly reply with "I'm Tetora-chan!" As a result, that question has become one of the guild's forbidden questions.

Personality

Tetora is a rather playful person who enjoys teasing others, especially Naotsugu due to his weakness towards strong women. Confident in her abilities, she is also determined to help others. She is rather self-confident and slightly arrogant as part of her charismatic attitude, which she uses to boost morale on the battlefield.

Synopsis

Before the Catastrophe

Tetora at the time of the "End the Seven-Days' War" event

Tetora has a great deal of experience in Elder Tale, likely on par with or perhaps even exceeding Shiroe's. She has played long enough to know Lelia Mofur and Litka Mofur, who were phased out of the game by the time the likes of Naotsugu and Akatsuki started playing.

At some point, Tetora participated in a large-scale raid event called "End the Seven-Days' War" in pursuit of an equip called the Vestment of Awakening.[4]

At some other point, she fully completed the Idol subclass-changing quest which gave her the title "Galaxy Idol".[5]

Round Table Alliance arc

Although she is not seen during this arc, she arrived in Akiba shortly after the Round Table Alliance was established, right as Silver Sword was about to leave for Susukino.

She unwittingly interrupts William and Isaac's duel when the tree branch she was sitting on collapsed, causing her to land head-first with her butt sticking out the same way she is introduced in Susukino in the Gold of the Kunie arc. As she struggles to free herself, Isaac bemusedly comments about her "nice pants".

Having found out that William was going to Susukino, she decides to go with them and clings onto the guild master, much to his annoyance and Isaac's amusement.[6]

Gold of the Kunie arc

Tetora teasing Naotsugu

A former resident of Minami and member of Light Indigo, she was sent by Kazuhiko to aid Shiroe at Susukino. She meets Naotsugu and Li Gan, who were scouting for more members while Shiroe went to visit Silver Sword, when she unceremoniously lands face-first into a pile of snow. As she struggles to free herself, the two men comment on her hot pants and bond over their similarities.

After she finally frees herself, she immediately comments on how such a fall could have been disastrous for a "cute Idol" such as herself. After being teased by ReGan over her awkward appearance earlier, she opts to go after Naotsugu instead. After some deliberation, in the process deciding that Marielle was the "clear winner", Naotsugu recruits her to join the Abyssal Shaft raid.

When they enter Silver Sword's guild hall, Tetora was in the middle of informing the two about Demiqas' current situation and how he was happily married to an Earthling woman he had abducted before he changed his ways, completely unaware that Demiqas himself was in the guild hall to confront Shiroe. Embarrassed and angered, he attacks Tetora for "running her mouth off," although Naotsugu casually blocks the kick. William then has both Tetora and Demiqas join the raid party, bringing their numbers up to the twenty-four people needed to challenge the raid.[7][8]

Sometime during the raid she asks Shiroe if she could join Log Horizon, and with his permission she was accepted into the guild. While Shiroe was informed about her gender through Kazuhiko, Naotsugu is still unaware. Tetora has no intention of telling Naotsugu her real life gender and plans on keeping it a secret until he finds out. Throughout the events of this arc, she develops a unique friendship with Naotsugu, full of lots of teasing and flirting on her part.

Route 43 arc

Noosphere arc

Like the rest of Log Horizon, Tetora joins the Shibuya Raid Team to save the communications array. At one point when their plan was falling apart, Marielle saves her from a surprise attack and dies in the process. When they meet up again after retreating, Tetora asks Marielle why Marielle had saved her, to which Marielle responded that it was just instinct.

Nightingale's Song arc

Equipment

Tet seven shooting star.jpg Seventh Shooting Star: Secret-class accessory with the seven colors of meteors as it's motif. Before the Catastrophe, it had the ability of displaying effects in the sky like !, ?, etc. in a gorgeous pattern, but Tetora has mastered the effects to have it show what she wants now.
Tet zankyou jewel rod.jpg Zankyou Jewel Rod (残響の宝石杖ざんきょう_ジュエルロッド): Production-class rod, sends ♪, ♫, ♩, etc. effects flying around when swung and echoes the voice of the user. Although it is for use in Live Events, its performance isn't bad because not only does it echo the voice of the user, it has a low chance of echoing spell words as well.
Tet twinkle star vest.jpg Twinkle Star Vest (きらきら星のベストトゥインクルスター・ベスト): Fantasy-class vest as gorgeous as the night sky, has a button on it shaped like star. Its glossy materials reflect light. It is Tetora's favorite item because it has a lot of glittering effect as it enhances the effect of healing spells.

Trivia

  • Tetora, Alakshmi, and Dolce are the three known players who kept their avatars' opposite gender body; both Tetora and Alakshmi were male in real life.
  • Mamare mentioned that 70 people auditioned to voice her.
  • Tetora's ability to pop out of people's clothing originated from the anime, as it is not mentioned in the light novels until after the anime aired.
  • The anime and many illustrations for the SNG exclude the halos around Tetora's shoes.
  • The seventh first-print Japanese DVD collection for season 1 included a poster of the Log Horizon members and included Tetora, even though she hadn't even appeared in the anime yet.
  • Tetora shares her birthday, May 23, with Demiqas.

Notes

  1. Tetora's avatar's gender is ambiguous; the light novel implies it is female and she insists on calling herself a girl, but the mobile game lists her (in-game) gender as male. The official statement in the Log Horizon Database claims the subject is "off-limits."

References

  1. Complete Settings Book 2015, Page 44
  2. http://www.nhk.or.jp/anime-blog/0120/195224.html
  3. Log Horizon light novel: Volume 7, Character Introductions
  4. Log Horizon Database, てとらちゃんとオワリ七日間戦争
  5. Log Horizon Database, https://lhrpg.com/lhz/i?id=2984
  6. Log Horizon Drama CD 2, Track 4: Silver Bow vs. Black Sword
  7. Log Horizon light novel: Volume 7, Chapter 2
  8. Log Horizon 2 anime, episode 2: The Outlaw and Mithril Eyes

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