BlazBlue: Phase 0 (ブレイブルーフェーズ0 BureiBurū: Fēzu Zero) is a light novel written by Mako Komao, published by Fujimi Shobo and illustrated by Katō Yūki that was released on August 20, 2010. There has been no word on an official English translation of the novel.
A short manga and a drama CD based on Phase 0 were released as pre-order bonuses alongside BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II for Nintendo 3DS and PSP. Both focused on chapters from the beginning of the book, but did not show the whole story.
The Black Beast, the Six Heroes, the Alucard family, the Takamagahara system, and the many mysteries of the Blue intersect, connecting to the origin of the BlazBlue series. When a young lady harboring a mysterious power, Celica, has a chance encounter with Ragna, the door to the origin of the BlazBlue series, Phase 0, opens.
Ragna the Bloodedge. That man is nicknamed “Grim Reaper” and possesses the power of Blue Grimoire. Yet, he awakens in an unfamiliar land and has lost both the Blue’s power and his memory.
In this unknown world, he comes across Celica, a girl who is able to use healing magic, and a beastman warrior named Mitsuyoshi. Their journey is closely related to the Black Beast, a being which drive humanity to devastation. However…
The popular fighting game series BlazBlue’s history, previously shrouded in mystery, is about to be laid bare. The official story leading to where it all begins has arrived!
The novel is 263 pages long and is divided into a prologue, six chapters, an epilogue and an afterword.
- Prologue (プロローグ Purorōgu)
- Chapter 1: White of Loss (第一章 喪失の白 Dai-Isshō: Sōshitsu no Shiro)
- Chapter 2: Black Destruction (第二章 破壊の黒 Dai-Nishō: Hakai no Kuro)
- Chapter 3: Red Reality (第三章 真実の赤 Dai-Sanshō: Shinjitsu no Aka)
- Chapter 4: Silver Chance Meeting (第四章 邂逅の銀 Dai-Yonshō: Kaigō no Gin)
- Chapter 5: Green Seal (第五章 封印の緑 Dai-Goshō: Fūin no Midori)
- Chapter 6: Blue Promise (第六章 約束の蒼 Dai-Rokushō: Yakusoku no Ao)
- Epilogue (エピローグ Epirōgu)
- Afterword (後書き Atogaki)
|Game-based||BlazBlue (Calamity Trigger — Part 1 · Calamity Trigger — Part 2 · Continuum Shift — Part 1 · Continuum Shift — Part 2)|
|One-shots||BlazBlue (Spiral Shift – Ice Blade Hero)|
|Phase Shift||BlazBlue (Phase 0 · Phase Shift 1 · Phase Shift 2 · Phase Shift 3 · Phase Shift 4)|
|Bloodedge Experience||BlazBlue (Bloodedge Experience — Part 1 · Bloodedge Experience — Part 2)|