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Nasuverse character
Jinako Carigiri
Japanese name: ジナコ=カリギリ
Franchise: Fate
Appears in: Chibichuki!
Fate/Extra CCC / Foxtail
Japanese VA: Aoi Yūki
Character type: Human, Master
Command Spell: Jinako cs
Gender: Female
Birthday: November 3[1][2]
Height: 153 cm[1][2]
Weight: 82 kg[1][2]
Three sizes: B109/W87/H112[2]
Blood type: B[1]
Place of Origin: Japan[2]
Likes: Games, junk food[1]
Dislikes: Rear charge, blazing up[1]
Talents: Routine work[1]
Natural enemy: Karna, Rin, Andersen[1]
Image Color: Cocoa Brown[1]

Jinako Carigiri (ジナコ=カリギリ, Jinako Karigiri?) is the Master of Launcher in the Holy Grail War of the Moon Cell in Fate/Extra CCC.

ProfileEdit

BackgroundEdit

She was born to a German father and a Japanese mother and was raised in a wealthy environment. When she was 14, she lost her parents in a truck accident. She inherited all of family's fortune, which would last her for a lifetime. Since then, she withdrew herself from the world and didn't attend to her high school. Although she did not consciously decide to not go to high school, there was simply no one who told her to go, so she stayed home.[3] As a result, she became addicted to the world of virtual gaming and eventually became the champ of Eurozone that even Shinji Matou was placed in second ranking. She has an IQ of 200. Her handle name is Jinako (じな子, ?).[3]

At the age of 29, she heard a rumor about the Moon Cell Holy Grail War so she crept into the SE.RA.PH, hoping to seek life. She summons Karna as a Lancer class during the Holy Grail War on the Near Side, however she changes his class name to Launcher due to Brahmastra appearing similar to a beam attack.

But after joining in on the Holy Grail War, she found herself surrounded by talented geniuses in a game with no place to run.[3] In the first week battle, her first opponent was Monji Gatou. Fearing of battle, she desperately looked for a safe place to hide and she discovered the janitor room by hacking which was no longer in use since it became the entrance to the coliseum. The chicken Jinako tries to boycott the war before the battles begin, and ends up holing herself up in an empty storage closet she finds by chance in the school.[3]

“If I just hide here until the winner is decided there’ll be no probs~. Jinako, you are one smart cookie![3]

—Jinako

She escaped from the monitoring of SE.RA.PH and hid in the janitor room. Though she was technically disqualified during the early rounds, Jinako stayed within the room and avoided deletion because the system would not delete participants in that location. Despite putting on a strong face like this just for herself, as the Holy Grail War progressed she realizes that once the seventh round has ended she too will be erased. She realized because she could hear the announcements that sounded throughout the school building. About when the fifth round was happening Jinako, still unable to face the reality that once the seventh round finishes the school will completely disappear, fell mentally ill and became completely overcome with self-centered emotion. Due to the fear of imminent death she becomes addicted to her temporary home in the storage closet and just before going insane, or possibly at the very moment she went insane, she fell to the far side of the Moon and lost all her memories.[3] She was still ultimately doomed once the Holy Grail War would be completed and everything besides the winner was to be deleted. However Karna secretly gave her his armor to prevent her death and deletion.

AppearanceEdit

She is 25 years old.[2]

She wears a white underwear, although she isn't afraid to wear sexy black underwear, however she got no one to show it to.[2]

PersonalityEdit

An avid otaku by nature, little-by-little she bought up otaku goods from around the world, and enjoyed a fairly comfortable hikkikomori (shut-in) otaku lifestyle.[3]

“No no no, being a NEET is being a true winner at life y’know.[3]

—Jinako

But at the same time she somewhat felt like she wanted to leave behind something important. Living through the strong fronted personality she built on the net, and pretending to have no troubles came to only provide temporary relief from her worries. So when she would turn around into her room, away from her computer and the net, she found herself covered in a transparent unease. Of course, with Jinako having enough money to live out her life, she was not worried about her financial situation. She was looking beyond that, pondering if she should really continue living like this forever. Thinking about her future clouded her thoughts , so she would hide under her sheets and escape into sleep. The worries and unease that enveloped Jinako were made of her feelings of wanting to give up, and, as expected, her reflection on the life she had lived so far.[3] During her free time, she is living an all-time, no year-breaks, vacation. She plays Video games and oes on the internet.[2]

Often haunting a mega popular European internet BBS called Piece Journal (Abbreviated as PJ) which served as her means of communication with other otaku. In short she is a net-hikky (internet hikkikomori / net recluse).[3]

The reason she decided to participate is “To redo my life” and if possible she wants to create a future where her mother and father didn’t die and she goes to high school and lives out a normal high school otaku life. Normal friends, and a normal boyfriend (…if she can get one), and a normal girl’s life is what she desires. This is her true wish.[3]

Self-centered through and through, and with a defeatist mentality, she is a worthless good for nothing However, like Karna says, “Even snails have their own dignity.” In the end, although just barely, Jinako stands firm and tries to fulfill the minimum level of her responsibilities.[3]

Her ideal partner would be an angelic shota Servant.[2]

RoleEdit

Fate/Extra CCCEdit

  • Jinako's Secret Garden
  • Jinako's punishment

Jinako is one of the Masters who retained their servants when BB devoured everybody in the prologue. When Hakuno Kishinami tries to recruit Jinako, she refuse to cooperate with the student council to escape from the Far Side of the Moon.[4]

Leonardo B. Harwey ordered Jinako to act as Hakuno's fake girlfriend and enter Sakura Labyrinth together. As Passionlip saw Jinako with Hakuno, she became jealous of her and chased after her on the 8th floor. After Hakuno defeated Passionlip, they found Jinako near the fragmented memory data. She recovered parts of her memories and remembers her defeat in the Moon Cell Holy Grail War. Shocked with this revelation, she fled deeper into the Sakura Labyrinth. Jinako becomes exhausted and stops as Karna appears. Jinako complains about his late arrival.[5]

Julius B. Harwey found Jinako and Karna shortly after, and Jinako becomes distracted by Julius's presence. BB's shadow devoured Jinako, using her as the sentinel.[5]

When Hakuno faced Jinako and Karna for the first time in the 10th floor, Karna easily overpowers them. Jinako then decided that her sevant was too powerful to be a regular Lancer thus dubbing him Launcher. After Hakuno collected Jinako's first SG, Karna teleported away.[6]

Before the school was deleted, Jinako was hiding in a room with Karna. Jinako screams as she thinks she is about to die again. Karna revealed to Jinako that she didn't die in the Moon Cell Holy Grail War and she was saved thanks to Karna's golden armour. Karna bids farewell to Jinako.[7]

She may have escaped her fate of death in CCC, but after finding the smallest of hopes, her personality went back to normal and remains unchanged, and she is rather uncooperative with respect to the protagonists. Despite wanting to be saved, she doesn’t want to face her problems and what’s in her own heart, so she maintains a noncommittal stance and just goes with the flow.[3]

Fate/Extra CCC Fox TailEdit

AbilitiesEdit

  • cheat_atk(); - A codecast skill that causes MP damage.
  • cheat_seal(); - A codecast skill that seal skills against GUARD.
  • cheat_boost(); - A codecast skill that raises Magical Energy.

DevelopmentEdit

Creation and ConceptionEdit

The inclusion of Jinako was a request to Kinoko Nasu from the Fate/Extra CCC staff. They had the illustration done and the idea of wanting a "NEET girl", so Nasu took it from there.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 Fate/EXTRA material - Encyclopedia: Jinako Carigiri
  4. Fate/Extra CCC - Prologue
  5. 5.0 5.1 Fate/Extra CCC - Chapter 3: The Lip of Love and Hate - Alter Ego / M
  6. Fate/Extra CCC - Chapter 4: Sick, Home Sink
  7. Fate/Extra CCC - Chapter 7:I Love You