Today’s Fairy Tail 278 has an very amazing twist which is fantastic! We saw the beginning of the Elfman vs Bacchus fight start last week, that comes to an end this week as Elfman somehow wins over the strong Bacchus. Natsu also spots some soldiers running away with Wendy, Carla and Porlyusica. Natsu speeds ahead to beat them up, he gets them back.
We start Fairy Tail 278 with Natsu sniffing as well as running rapidly to find that a few soldiers have kidnapped Wendy, Carla and Porlyusica and are quickly running on a head. The four soldiers suspect, since Natsu nearly failed in the chariot race, he wouldn’t be able to run, but here, as he’s friends are being taken away from him, he literally shouts for them to hold up but they don’t.
One of the kidnappers tells the others to leave it to him, but within seconds he’s put down by Natsu as though he was nothing. they keep running while Natsu is literally right behind them. Natsu catch up up to them with force and the other three remaining soldiers literally wet their pants as they get smashed by Natsu.
During the Elfman vs Bacchus fight, Elfman seems to be taking a beating since Bacchus hasn’t even been touched once which just tires him out. At east moment, Elfman seems to be using a different Beast Soul to connect a hit. Currently he used the Beast Soul Wildtiger which completely misses. He notices that Bacchus is a user which uses his hands only.
Erza, having fought him once before, starts to explain the type of mage user he is. She mentions that he’s a user which focuses his magical energy on the palm of his hands. Furthermore, the secret of his strength is the mastery of martial arts which allows him to use his magic to it’s fullest potential. It’s called Hanging-Chop Fist, it uses a special stance which enables him to use his palm strikes. He’s now able to use Drunken Hanging-Chop Fist which enables him to completely use his moves in a random manner disallowing the opponent to match or defend the moves. She also mentions that he’s not even used Drunken Hanging-Chop Fist as he’s not even touched he’s alcohol yet.
At a hanging moment, Elfman seems as though he’s finished as he’s unable to get up. But as he thinks of he’s sisters he obtains the power to get back up. He tells Bacchus that, if he wins the name of Bacchus’s Guild will be changed to Quatro Puppy for the rest of the games. Bacchus accepts and drinks he’s alcohol.
As they both get ready to fight, Elfman speaks Beast Soul while Bacchus just goes for the attack. Elfman transforms and Bacchus notices he’s arms, they are all hurt and bruised due to he’s hands being the object which hit the Beast Soul Lizardman. Elfman challenges Bacchus to hit him to see which one will last longer, this will determine the winner.
They both go head to head in a impressive fight. They both seem very tired at the end, they both crouch down to catch their breath, for a second it seemed as though Bacchus had won as he quickly stands up in victory, but after such a long strength draining match, Bacchus falls calling Elfman a man right at the end.
Fairy Tail gains 10 points giving them 12 points altogether. We return to Natsu at the top of the stadium, Wendy and the other are now safe, the criminals are captured and speak out telling them that they were ordered by the Raven Tail guys. Wendy analysis what they said and find out that they were not the target. But in fact Lucy since she was the key to some big plan.
Arcadios is talking to one of the soldiers about their plan as it went wrong due to the fact that they literally got the wrong people. Since this plan was such a failure, they move onto their plan B. The fact that this issue was put onto Raven Tail was a lie since Fairy Tail and them are rivals. Plan B is nicknamed ” Eclipse Plan” which could be to do something with bringing stellar spirit mage into their hands. The chapter ends here.
Wow! That was a spectacular chapter! Specially within a 28 page special, with lots of other information to dig out from it. Next week’s Fairy Tail 279 will be called “The Gateway Hidden in Darkness”, again another awesome 28 page chapter. Can’t wait for the next awesome fight as well as for more of the story to unfold.