Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid is the fourth entry into the main Nanoha continuity and the first to debut as a manga and not anime. It began running in Comp Ace in ViVid is actually more a Spin-Off than a true sequel and features Nanoha's and Fate's adopted daughter Vivio first introduced in StrikerS as a Magical Girl Warrior that turns into her teenage form when she needs to battle with the power of Sacred Heart — her That's right, it's a return to more traditional Magical Girl fare, complete with a rival Magical Girl in the form of Hegemon Ingvalt, a king from the era of Ancient Belka similar to Vivio. It also has many recurring characters from StrikerS , including the reformed Numbers cyborgs.
With the first full-length feature film Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The First out this past winter and not one but two new manga series, Nanoha is starting to show some serious staying power as a franchise. If you recall, I had a crisis of conscience over a Signum figurine at Hobby Japan in Akihabara last month. And right into mine. Everyone is a productive member of adult society.
The series takes place four years after the events of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS , during which magical girl Nanoha Takamachi rescued and adopted a young girl named Vivio, who is the clone of the Sankt Kaiser, Olivie Segbrecht. After entering her fourth year of elementary school, Vivio is given her own intelligence device, Sacred Heart, and gains the power to transform using her adult Sankt Kaiser mode. As Einhart becomes determined to prove her fighting style is the strongest, Vivio befriends her and, together with her friends, enters a martial arts tournament where they fight against various magical opponents and learn more about their past lives. The spin-off series, ViVid Strike! Taken in by Einhart, Fuuka begins training to become stronger and win against Rinne, who has become a fierce and merciless fighter.