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Use modified Hepburn romanization for consistency (use ā, ē, ī, ō, ū where applicable).

Unique Terms

確率事象
Continuum Shift, Probabilistic Events (Alter Memory)
事象干渉
Phenomenon Intervention
刻の幻影
Chrono Phantasma (Phantoms of Time)
居ない筈の者
Chrono Phantasma (Those Who Should Not Exist)
傍観者
Onlooker
観測者
Observer
Azure
天の岩戸
Nemesis Horizon
蒼の繭
Embryo
蒼の継承者
Successor of the Azure
理(ことわり)[1]
Logic
"...the manipulation of energy by science and that by magic are one and the same. That forms the law--the Logic--of this world. (...) A being 'outside of Logic' cannot be harmed by things restrained by Logic."[1]
四大元素[1]
The four basic elements
The basic elements: fire, water, earth, and air
二大起源[1]
The Two Origins
Dark and light; two additional elements
技術
the Arts
魔術
Magic
Utilizes seithr; Nine hypothesizes the caster's wishes creates a reaction in seithr to create magical phenomenon.[1]
魔法
Sorcery, also sometimes True Magic
The rarest of the Arts. Uses mana
神秘力 (マナ)[1]
Mana
術式
Ars Magus
A technique combining magic with science, created by Nine the Phantom.
術式兵装
Ars Armegis, abbrev. Armegis and sometimes Ars Armegus
An advanced form of Ars Magus
強制拘束 (マインドイーター)
Mind Eater (Opprimo Vinculum)
呪縛陣 (マインドイーター)
Mind Eater (Maledictus Plaga)
D発症者
Drive-Union, Union, or D-Union (lit. D-Infected Patient)
災厄の因子
No official localization; currently using "calamity factor" for Another Dark Mai's BBDW Official Site Profile.
具現化
Embodiment
The act of manifesting data or information with the power of Observation [2]>
reading taken from the BBDW item "Embodiment Coin" 具現化結晶(エンバディメント・コイン)
未確認存在 (ストレンジャー)[3], 未確定因子 (ストレンジャー)[4], 異邦人(ストレンジャー) [5]
Stranger (Uncertain Existence/Uncertain Factor/Foreigner, respectively)
Someone from outside the Phantom Field
異物
Contaminant[6]
Those who are not originally of the current world[2]
浸入 (ダイブ)
Dive[3]
To enter a Phantom Field
事象連続帯
no localization, Phenomenon Continuation?
The return of a world from a Phantom Field to its original form, which connects to the future[3]
不確定事象 (ランダムフェノメノン)
Random Phenomenon[3]
世界構造(ワールドコンソール)
World Console (kanji: "world creation"), can be interfered with by a powerful enough Observer (of the Phantom Field) to alter the Phantom Field consciously [7]

Weapons

蒼の魔道書
Azure Grimoire (Ragna's)
原書
Original Codex
Another name for the Azure Grimoire, and not to be confused with the Origin of the Grimoire below
碧の魔道書
Blue Grimoire (Hazama's)
白紙の魔道書(ノーネーム)
No-Name Grimoire (Mai)
媒介の魔道書
no localization, Intermediary Grimoire (Mai) [8]
原初の魔導書
Origin of the Grimoire (Touya) [9]
事象兵器 (アークエネミー)
Nox Nyctores Causality Weapon
発掘兵装 (レガシーウェポン)
Legacy Weapons
封印兵装・十六夜
Sealed Weapon Izayoi
零織・イザヨイ
Zero-Type Izayoi
イデア機関
Idea Engine
次元境界接触用素体
Boundary Interface Prime Field Device
素体
Prime Field
クシナダの楔
Kushinada's Lynchpin
緋槍(ルプスレード)=アウトシール
Lupus ???: Outseal
Another Dark Mai's spear[10]. Compare and contrast Gallia Sphyras: Outseal.
殲滅の剣
No localization. Sword of Annihilation - XIII calls herself this in her BBDW quotes (S+++ line)
Compare with 神殺しの剣 the "Sword of the Godslayer" (Mu-12) and possibly with the Sword_of_Destruction:_Kusanagi

Places

階層都市
Hierarchical City
統合都市
Used to describe 0th City of Izanagi in BBCFMC's Chronology and is part of Ookoto’s title in BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma’s Material Collection.
世界統一管理機関
Has no localization; used to describe 0th City of Izanagi in BBCFMC's Chronology but doesn't show up in-game.
連合階層都市「イカルガ」,イカルガ連邦
Ikaruga Federation
黄泉の門
Gate of Sheol[11]
次元境界潜航艦フガク
no localization; Dimensional Boundary Submersible Warship Fugaku[3]

People

咎追い
Vigilante
獣人
Beastkin (Jubei), also an umbrella term? (Scarlett rose uses this term for Valkenhayn)
Localization merged this and demi-human together into beastkin. Beastkin are naturally occurring creatures that look like animals but have the intelligence and mannerisms of humans (Jubei). (Abyss of the Azure)
亜人(種)
Demi-human (Valkenhayn, Makoto). created during the war.
Localization merged this and beastkin together into beastkin. Demi-humans are human-like people that have animal traits that were created to fight the Black Beast in the Dark War (Abyss of the Azure)
狼男
Lycanthrope
人工生命体(ホムンクルス)
Homunculus [12]
蒼の巫女
Azure Shrine Maiden

Events

第X次魔道対戦
xth War of Ars Magus
暗黒大戦
Dark War
イカルガ内戦
Ikaruga Civil War
事象兵器奪取作戦
Phenomena Weapon Dispossession Operation
ワダツミ事件, ワダツミ集団消失事件
Wadatsumi Incident

Organizations

Mage's Guild/Ishana

魔道協会
Mage's Guild in BlazBlue, Magic Guild in XBlaze
魔道都市イシャナ
Magister's City of Ishana
大図書館
(Ishana's) Great Library
十聖
Ten Sages
列聖式
Canonization Ceremony
爆炎の魔女
Fire Empress (Kuon & Nine's[13][14] title)
大魔道士ナイン
Great Magister Nine
紅蓮の魔女
Lit. "Red Lotus Witch"
Refers to Nine.[15] From her profile on the BlazBlue 10th Anniversary official site, no localization so far.
イシャナの魔術学院
no localization; Ishana's Academy of Magical Arts (BBDW)[16]
レッドセンチネル
Red Sentinel[2]

Mitsurugi Agency

御剣機関
Mitsurugi Agency[17]
スレイプニール
Sleipnir

Novus Orbis Librarium

虚空情報管理機関, 虚空情報管理局[18]
Orbis Librarius Norma
情報局
OLN
世界虚空情報統制機構
Novus Orbis Librarium
統制機構
NOL
勅命
Imperial Decree
近衛師団
Imperial Guard
階級 Ranks
 帝 Imperator Librarius
大佐 Colonel
中佐 Lieutenant Colonel
少佐 Major
大尉 Captain
中尉 First Lieutenant
少尉 Second Lieutenant
師団 Squadrons
審判の羽根
Wings of Justice
第四魔道師団
Fourth Thaumaturgist Squadron
?
Armagus Unit
BBDW-Exclusive Ranks
団長 Leader
最高司令官 Commander in chief
衛士 Guardian of the Gate

Sector Seven

第七機関
Sector Seven
委員会
the Committee
次元牢
Dimensional prison
?
Dog House (cryogenic prison)

Takamagahara

情報観測器研究開発機構 (タカマガハラ)
Takamagahara Organization

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 BlazBlue: Phase Shift 3, Chapter 3: Copper (Red-Eyed) Catgirl, Part 3
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 BlazBlue Alternative: Dark War, Story Quests, Prologue, 3. 断絶された島 - 1
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 BlazBlue Alternative: Dark War, Story Quests, Chapter 1, 1. 浸入 - 1
  4. BBDW Chapter 3, 3-1
  5. BBDW Chapter 3, 10-1
  6. BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Arcade Mode, Naoto Kurogane Act 3
  7. BlazBlue Alternative: Dark War, Chapter 3 機械じかけの町, 3. 森の中の出会い③
  8. BlazBlue:_Remix_Heart/Volume_4
  9. XBlaze Code:Embryo, Common Route, Chapter 4: Heresy, Scene 4-3 理由
  10. BBDW grimoire flavor text, 緋槍一閃
  11. XBlaze Code:Embryo, Common Route, Chapter 9: Salvation, Scene 9-3 Black Beast
  12. XBlaze Code:Embryo, Common Route, Chapter 8: Demon's Roar, Scene 8-3 燈八の望み
  13. https://twitter.com/BLAZBLUE_PR/status/990787827313987584
  14. BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Official Website (JP), Characters, Nine the Phantom
  15. BlazBlue 10th Anniversary Official Site (JP), Nine the Phantom
  16. BlazBlue Alternative: Dark War, Trinity's official website profile
  17. XBlaze Code:Embryo, Common Route, Chapter 1: Encounters, Scene 1-8 Visitor
  18. BlazBlue: Phase Shift 3