With the Accel World preview now finished, the previews have switched over to Robotics;Notes, starting off with a triple preview. I skipped over the last preview for last week, since it was a repeat of the Kuroyukihime Level 3, and just showed the accompanying Climax card.
Tokyo World Fair, Akiho
Yellow / Level 2 / Cost 1 / 8000 / 1 Soul / 1 Soul Trigger
«科学 Science» / «メカ Mecha»
[AUTO] When this card attacks, if [Robots Will Save The World!] is in the Climax Border, choose up to 1 [Super Gan-Tsuku 1] from your Waiting Room and return it to Hand, and this card gains Power +3000 for that turn.
Up first we have a Climax combo Akiho card, which can salvage an Event card (which we’ll see next), from your Waiting Room. It was revealed in the mail magazine that this particular Climax card is a +2 Soul card, meaning Akiho can get a big power and Soul boost in the same turn. The power boost should be enough to take on most other Level 2s, and even challenge some Level 3s, whilst the salvaging helps you replace the Climax card, and as you’ll see soon helps protect your characters on the following turn.
As we’ll see in the third preview, it should be very easy to play this card, since it’s a Bond target.
Super Gan-Tsuku 1
Yellow / Level 2 / Cost 1 / No Trigger
Event / Counter
(Counter) This card cannot be played from Hand if you have no «科学 Science» characters in your Stage. Choose 1 of your characters, and it gains Power +4000 for that turn.
Super Gan-Tsuku 1 is a powerful Event Counter which only works in «科学 Science» decks. A 4000 power boost is pretty hefty for a Cost 1 card, especially since it has the fairly light requirement of needing a «科学 Science» character, which just about everything in your deck should have. If you don’t use this as a Counter card you could just use it to power over an opponent’s character during your turn.
Since the Level 2 Akiho can salvage this card from the Waiting Room, it means you can repeatedly use the card, or simply get back copies which you’ve lost via damage. This is especially useful, since you can’t usually salvage Event cards.
After School, Kaito
Yellow / Level 0 / Cost 0 / 500 / 1 Soul / No Trigger
«科学 Science» / «ゲーム Game»
[AUTO] When this card attacks, choose 1 of your «科学 Science» characters, and it gains Power +500 for that turn.
[AUTO] BOND/[Tokyo World Fair, Akiho] [Put the top 1 card of your Deck to Clock]
Finally we have a Kaito card with a Clock Bond to the Akiho card from earlier. This makes it very easy to use the Akiho card, and whilst you do take damage in the process it doesn’t cost you any resources. This means you can save your Stock for other cards.
On top of this Kaito has an extra effect, which means he isn’t completely useless after using the Bond. He can give a 500 boost to a «科学 Science» character when he attacks. This can help tip the balance of power in tight games, but sometimes simply won’t be enough to make any impact.