"The Intricate Yuji" (錯綜の悠二 Sakusō no Yūji ) is the eighteenth episode of the anime series Shakugan no Shana Second.
SummaryEditAt night, Zarovee is at a railway, talking with Bifrons on a phone with bad reception. They talk about a reconnaissance plan. He is surprised when Bifrons appears behind him. Zarovee reveals their plan to take away the Mystes who is has a part of the Taimei Shihen (The Pslam of Grand Order) in the Reiji Maigo with care. Bifrons isn't worried about what can happen, which annoys him. Bifrons leaves and Zarovee follows.
Yuji continues his training on a building with the help of Margery Daw, that is to use his silver flame, as if he was possessed by something. Shana is worried about Yuji because he requested her and Wilhelmina to ask Margery Daw to train him in order for him to use the Power of Unrestraint. When Shana asked about the reason of Yuji being a little different, Yuji answered saying maybe because of what happened in the Clear Autumn Festival.When Yuji gets home, he found out that his mother fall sick. Shana and Kazumi is concerned about Chigusa who suddenly gets ill. After school, Shana immediately runs to Yuji's house to visit Chiigusa but Kazumi hesitated to go. Later, Kazumi go to buy materials to prepare food for him after Ike advised her. On that same day, Zarovee appears in Misaki City.
The next day, in Misaki City, Shana and Kazumi goes to Yuji's house. Kazumi took the food she prepared for him while Shana took a bag traditional medicine that Wilhelmina prepared and requested her to Chigusa. Both of them were angry at Yuji and run away from Yuji's home because of his word to Kazumi. When Yuji goes out from home alone, Zarovee watches over Yuji. At the hill near the river, he appears in front of Yuji, and uses his powers to surround of duplication to surround him.
Characters in Order of AppearanceEdit
* denotes if the character debuts in this episode
- Yuji Sakai
- Kazumi Yoshida
- Margery Daw
- Wilhelmina Carmel
- Hayato Ike
- Matake Ogata
- Eita Tanaka
- Keisaku Sato
Powers and Abilities UsedEdit
- In this episode, it is shown that Shana hides herself and listen to Yuji and Kazumi's conversion because Kazumi reaches Yuji house first.
- Matake invited Eita, who is still having traumas about Matake being attacked by Margery, out to pick clothes that suites her in this episode.