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Since there are fewer antagonists, and all of said antagonists are connected to a long-lasting main plot, the manga had the chance to explore a bunch of details and close many of the loose-ends the anime left scattered all over the place.
Who the hell really was Mary Magdalene? What really happened to her? And who in their right mind would name their kid exactly like a biblical character? What really is Pandemonium? What role does it play? What Aion wants to do with it?
What about the other Sinners? It expands way more on what are the Sinners, what happened to them and greatly explains a bunch of the plot holes left on the anime concerning demons in general. On one hand, the anime does show the raw consequences of the fight between good and evil a lot more than the manga, however, it never really emphasized how serious is the contract Chrono made with Rosette until very late in the series.
Sure it was mentioned every time she released the seal that it was draining her life and that it was dangerous, but it was never stressed out how much pain and suffering followed this act. The fragility of life and fear of mortality is discussed much more seriously on the manga.
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With all that said, I feel safe to answer the only question that will matter to some: How different are the endings? There's actually official art that mislabels her as "Rozetto". Rosette and Chrono just can't get a true "normal" romance, no matter how much either of them want it.
With Chrono in the anime. Possibly in the manga as well. Tomboy with a Girly Streak: She's very fond of pretty dresses. There's a reason she coins the term "Super Noogie". To an almost equal extent, Rosette and Satella. They gripe almost constantly at one other, even after they become friends underneath the teasing.Chrono X Rosette
Your Days Are Numbered: Symbolized by the watch she wears on her neck showing her remaining time alive. The mangaka explains in an Omake that the notion of having a limited time or lifespan is the main theme of the manga. In her militia outfit, she wears thigh-high stockings, leaving just a bit of tantilizing bare skin shown through the slits of her skirt.
Chrono is Sister Rosette's assistant and childhood friend. Killing another demon is a major taboo for law-abiding demons The "holy" or possibly Astral-based technology behind the Order's weaponry - some of the more powerful bullets are explicitly based on bound and captured demons. Which leads into the demons' legion cells, which compose them and the entirety of their Organic Technology.
Father Remington is even infected with legion cells to make him a more powerful combatant, but they've been slowly growing more numerous.
Subtle within the series, but comparing art earlier in the series to towards the end makes it obvious that Moriyama improved as an artist while working on the series. And then the brand-new reprint covers were released, and his art style has changed so much it almost looks like a different artist altogether drew the cover. This route is about miles longer than it needs to be, especially given how important this mission is to Rosette.
Particularly egregious given the absence of interstate highways, which wouldn't exist for roughly another 30 years. Either Moriyama didn't know better, or Rosette is totally incapable of cross-country navigation.
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There was no stated plot reason why they had to go to DC at all, and the sole reason they went to Chicago is because that's where the train they were on was going After wrecking the car in DC. That a several-day trip by 's-era train, and would probably have been impossible by car due to the lack of reliable highways over the Rockies at the time. Init was just a sleepy little railroad town in the desert.
Harming Rosette will piss Chrono off. For example, this is Joshua's reaction when he finds out about Chrono and Rosette's contract. Demon biology is very different from human. They're composed of "legion" cells which have integrated magic astral power into their metabolism, giving them incredible regenerative ability and effective immortality. They're so resilient that even if they take a wound so horrible they can't regenerate from it no matter how much astral they draw on, they can still take grafts and prosthetic limbs very well.
Their horns are basically collection organs for ambient astral energy and antennae for connecting to the Pandaemonium hive mind. Blood from the Mouth: Used often to show when someone's injured badly.
Thanks to Chrono's tendency to throw himself in harm's way, it happens a lot with him. Azmaria displays one after being rescued in the desert by Satella. Chrono experiences this when he has a nightmare where he almost agrees to follow Aion again, but is stopped by a ghostly woman.
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In the ending, Rosette looks out over a rising sun and says "There's plenty for us to do! A variation, when Rosette and co get chased into a warehouse by some Pursuers. In one scene, Chrono becomes so frustrated when Rosette won't wake up in the morning that he actually throws Rosette out the window. Died in Your Arms Tonight: Rosette, in Chrono's arms.
Joshua and Rosette are both shown singing Israfel. And another inwhen Satella finally emerges from her stasis and learns that Azmaria had died of old age just one year earlier, but not before recording a video explaining what happened to everyone else. Don't Say Such Stupid Things: Chrono has one that foreshadows later revelations about his backstory. Earn Your Happy Ending: Although some characters have more traditionally happy endings and others are more bittersweet.
Shader tells Fiore "I want you to be my wife! She's probably joking, but it's hard to tell with Shader sometimes. The manga uses a videotaped message from Azmaria to Satella as a framing device for a flashback that covers what happened to the characters in the months leading up to Rosette's death.
Every Car Is a Pinto: During an extra at the end of volume 7, Rosette shoots a car that immediately explodes on contact. Chrono and Rosette defeat a demon by the skin of their teeth. Remington challenges Chrono to a duel to the death when he's ordered to execute him, but in reality he's testing to see if Chrono can learn to control his rage.
He succeeds, and Remington gives them supplies before setting them on the path to their final battle with Aion. Mary Magdalene's book of prophecies and Azmaria's memoir. The end of the manga is strange, somewhat open-ended, and rather rushed and abrupt, causing the ending to come off as pretty weird.
To make matters worse, the original published ending was VERY open-ended, with a lot of loose strings not tied up until the final collected volume was released several months later with an additional epilogue added onto the end. And even THAT ending has some questions that are never answered, and raises new ones on top of it!
And yet it's considerably more upbeat than the anime's infamous Downer Ending. Chrono throws himself between Aion and Mary Magdalene. Aion, knowing full well Chrono will heal, actually does just go through him. Repeated later when he attempts to save Rosette. It works, thanks to a spot of "luck". Father Remington was infected with demon cells to make him a more powerful combatant and effectively part-demon. Aion and Chrono are as well, because their mother was a human who was pregnant when she was taken to be the new host for Pandaemonium, infecting them with legion cells before they were born.