Yamaguchi had dictated the remaining plot of the series, including its ending, and entrusted it to the editors. Media Factory released volume 21 on February 25, 2016 and the final volume 22 on February 24, 2017. Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the series in 2007 under the title Zero’s Familiar, but later cancelled the release of the novels before releasing any. Sometimes they create their own hybrids, like Dawn, the pro-abstinence heroine of Teeth suffering from a case of vagina dentata, or the boy-eating demon who shares Jennifer’s Body. Sometimes there’s nothing explicitly supernatural about them — characters in The Neon Demon and the recent Titane probably qualify.
Before making her way into big studio movies, Merced was a popular young star in rotation on a variety of Nickelodeon TV shows and original movies. You see, just before Amanda’s death, the father-and-daughter duo learned that a potentially life-saving drug was taken off the market and, even worse, another low-cost generic option that would have been competition was also made unavailable. Fans of American drama series Revenge may recognise Emily Alyn Lind, who as a child played a young Amanda Clarke. In Gossip Girl, Lind becomes Audrey Hope, the daughter of a fashion designer and girlfriend to Evan Mock’s ‘Aki’. It sounds more like you’re looking for a common enough name that is not currently overused? I remember when my now 8yo was a baby, meeting new parents who had chosen Isla because it was ‘so different.’ They were all shocked that other people were using it too.
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Every purchase you make puts money in an artist’s pocket. In general, familiars are fiercely loyal to their masters but may have the liberty to question their motives. They apparently retain some instincts of their past animal lives (e.g. Alph is voraciously carnivorous) and possess the ability to shapeshift into their animal form. In their humanoid form, they will normally have the ears and tail of the animals they are based on but, if necessary, they are capable of hiding these features.
In July 2008, Geneon Entertainment and Funimation Entertainment announced an agreement to distribute select titles in North America. While Geneon Entertainment still retained the license, Funimation Entertainment assumed exclusive rights to the manufacturing, marketing, sales and distribution of select titles. The Familiar of Zero was one of several titles involved in the deal. Funimation released a complete box set of the series on November 4, 2008. Funimation reported their rights to the series expired in August 2011. Sentai Filmworks re-licensed the first series in North America in 2013 and released it digitally.
Three additional spin-off manga were also created , as were three visual novels. “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” marked a major turning point in Merced’s career. The 2019 feature film was the young star’s first time tackling a leading role and getting top billing; previously, she’d appeared in supporting or co-lead roles. In a 2019 interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Merced shared that she wanted to subvert the trope of the “angsty teenager” by taking a much sunnier, more comedically self-aware approach to playing the live-action version of a kids character.