For the last day of July we have a pair of Green iM@S cards, one featuring Ryuuguu Komachi and Ritsuko, the other just Ritsuko.
Ritsuko & Ryuuguu Komachi
Green / Level 1 / Cost 0 / 5000 / 1 Soul / No Trigger
[AUTO] At the beginning of your Encore Step, if this card is in the Front Stage, and [Seven Colors Button] is in the Climax Border, choose up to 1 of your characters, and put it to Memory. At the beginning of your Draw Phase, put that character in your Memory to any Border you like on the Stage, and that character gains Power +1500 for that turn.
First up we have a group shot with Ritsuko & Ryuuguu Komachi, which has a Climax combo with a similar effect to [Mikuru Asahina] from Haruhi. When you pull off the combo it sends one character to Memory and brings them back next turn with a power boost. This can either be used to essentially Encore a character for free, since it can prevent defeated characters from going to the Waiting Room, or it can just be used to protect a card from being defeated by the opponent in the following turn. Maybe it gets weaker in their turn for example. The extra power boost will hopefully allow the returning card to defeat more powerful cards upon its return without having to expend any extra resources. The downside of this effect is of course the fact that you’ll be left with an empty slot after using the effect, so could take a lot of damage next turn.
Compared to Mikuru this effect only protects two cards instead of one, but can save on Stock by comparison, since it’s only reliant on the Climax combo, rather than 2 Stock. This means the effect won’t happen as often, but you’ll be able to pay for other more costly cards as well.
OFF Time, Ritsuko
Green / Level 1 / Cost 1 / 6500 / 1 Soul / No Trigger
«音楽 Music» / «メガネ Glasses»
[AUTO] ENCORE [Put 1 character card from your Hand to the Waiting Room]
Very simple card here today with a 1/1 6500 Encore. This sacrifices 500 power for more survivability. Some people prefer the survivability due to Encore, others prefer the extra power which allows you to beat more things. Personally I prefer the power that comes with a vanilla, but I know many people may prefer a slightly weaker Encore character like this.