"The Clear Autumn Festival Begins" (清秋祭始まる Seishū Sai Hajimaru ) is the twelfth episode of the anime series Shakugan no Shana Second.
Shana and the others enter the culture festival. Wilhelmina decides to delay telling Margery about Yuji's silver flame. Wilhelmina drags her to the festival to see Shana and the others. Margery eventually agrees to wait for the following night for Wilhelmina to tell her the entire truth of The Silver. Meanwhile Yuji, Shana and Kazumi ended up qualifying for the Grand Prix. In the end, Shana ended up winning the best costume award. She plans to confess her love to Yuji on stage and just as she was about to do so, Yuji's hands touched another girl's hand. The girl was mentioned earlier in the episode to be Alice, and just as Yuji's hand touched her, a tornado appeared. Pheles had made her appearance in front of Yuji, much to the surprise of the Shana and the other Flame Haze.
Characters Order of AppearanceEdit
* denotes if the character debuts in this episode
- Kazumi Yoshida
- Wilhelmina Carmel
- Student Council President - voiced by Kentarō Tone
- Broadcasting Committee - voiced by Hideki Nakanishi
- Chairperson - voiced by Shintarō Asanuma
- Male Student - voiced by Yukitoshi Tokumoto
Powers and AbilitiesEdit
- During the Seishū Festival parade, cameo costumes were seen of Gachapin and characters from Zero no Tsukaima, namely Siesta and Saito Hiraga dressed as a dog. Saito's dog costume is a reference to him being called a dog constantly in Zero no Tsukaima.