Paradise Syndrome Script
Panel 1: On a dark night with a full moon's light casted on the already failing buildings.
Panel 2: In dark shadows, two characters run across broken glass.
SFX: Tkat Tkat Tkat
Panel 3: View of Masa's bat as he is running.
Masa: What was that thing?
Panel 4: The view of the trash ridden street with a damaged car in view.
Masa: Where is everybody? Everything looks grim.
Panel 5: The boys are running with their faces not in view. (worms eye view or birds eye view)
Panel 6: Shuji is running ahead even though he is shorter and Masa is in the background. Shuji is expressively upset about the situation.
Masa: Shuji, why so quiet? (In an innocent, dopey face)
Shuji: Because I'm angry! You sold me a bad idea, Masa!
Panel 7: Masa with two expressions. The first one he laughs nervously and the second one he looks curious as he asks a question.
Masa: Who's she?
Panel 1: Closeup on Shuji looking surprised.
Panel 2: A close up on her hair.
Shuji: Orange hairů
Panel 3: Closeup of her moped beside her.
Shuji: a mopedů
Panel 4: Closeup on her amulet.
Shuji: and the star on her chest.
Panel 5: (Biggest panel in middle of page) Fullbody of Juko standing next to her moped with her chewing a long cherry licorice with the end of it wrapped around her hand.
Shuji: She's the world's savior!
Panel 6: A shadow is cast over Juko.
Panel 7: A split closeup on Shuji and Masa looking shocked/worried and Juko looking calm.
Panel 1: Nobuo is standing menacingly.
Panel 2: Juko is not scared the least.
Juko: How does an illusion now my name?
Panel 3: Nobuo hand reaches for Juko.
Panel 4: Juko is shocked that she was grabbed by what she believed to be an illusion.
Juko: He's not an illusion! (Thought)
Nobuo: You've been ináTora's way.
Juko: Who's Tora?
Panel 5: Nobuo has Juko in his hands as he rants about Tora and Juko.
Nobuo: This world is ours! Tora sent me her to deal with you. Your days of saving these people are about to end. Any last words?
Panel 1: Shuji and Masa struck Nobuo in the face with a pipe and bat.
Hit SFXs: Bong! (for Pipe) Crack! (for Bat)
Nobuo SFX: ugh!
Panel 2: Nobuo loses his grip of Juko.
Panel 3: Juko: What are you two doing?!
Masa: Isn't it obvious? We want to be your heroes. (says with a smile)
Shuji: Here I am following his ideas again. We should all try to get out of--
Panel 4: The two boys are thrashed by Nobuo's hand.
Panel 5: They collide into cars.
Panel 6; The creature heads towards them.
Panel 7: Juko is shocked.
Juko (mind): Why?
Panel 1: The boys are laying down against the cars. They are unconscious.
Juko (mind): Why did they risk their lives to save me?
Panel 2: Creature is walking closer to the boys. Backview of the creature in Juko's perspective.
Juko (mind): I'm so stupid. He wasn't an illusion.
Panel 3: All black with white text.
Juko (mind): I have to stop him.
Panel 4: Closeup on her eyes looking serious.
Juko (mind): I want to save them!
Panel 5: Her atomic-star amulet begins to light up.
Panel 6: Her amulet shooting lights to her hand.
Panel 7: In her hand she now holds two guns.
Juko: So this is the power of the amulet?
Panel 8: Nobuo turns around.
Panel 9: She's holding the gun that has a beam glowing at it's end ready to fire a shot.
Juko: I think it's time we all wake up from this nightmare.