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I would like to bring up a discussion on the ages and numbers in Gosick.

Let's start off with Cordelia and then go into Victorique from there.

~~~~1904~~~~

She's 15 when she's banished from the village, where she left something behind under a floor board in her house.

She starts dancing with a traveling group, she meets rich man. Rich man has a baby with her. Rich man finds out she was accused of murder, she's banished. (again) Rich man keeps baby. This all happens within an undisclosed amount of time.

~~~~1914~~~~

Brian R. goes to village in the mountains and installs electricity.

He tells the elders assistant (now), Ambrose, about the outside world, who is a "small child but remembers it well", and looks about 4 or 5 in the picture.

~~~~1924~~~~~

Kujo and Victorique visit the village where there's a picture of her and her mother when she's a baby, under the floor board.

Victorique says 10 years "coincides with the time frame this photo was taken". Victorique is about six months old to one year old photo. She says its been ten years.

10+1=11. At the maximum.

So...are they trying to say that all of the students in this class, including Kujo and Victorique, are like....5th graders? Just running around free? That's a little too far. Teenager's never have adult supervision in animes and TV shows...I get that...but ten and elevn year olds?

Now, if Ambrose was 4 or 5 ten years ago that makes him 14 or 15 now. He's the same height and brain-level as Kujo. In the flashbacks of Cordelia, she's the same height, hair length, and maturity level as Victorique is now.

I think it's safe to say they were supposed to be 14 or 15, which is still pushing it, but a lot better, at least for 1924.

Does anyone know how old Victorique and Kujo are supposed to be, from the manga? Or could the picture just be an animation error, and she was supposed to look 4 or 5 in the picture, like Ambrose was in a flashback?






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catstoptoon wrote:

I think it's safe to say they were supposed to be 14 or 15, which is still pushing it, but a lot better, at least for 1924.




I read somewhere that Saubure had a much more relaxed policy towards adventurous children than other european countries in the 20's.
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Posted 3/15/11

macarel wrote:


catstoptoon wrote:

I think it's safe to say they were supposed to be 14 or 15, which is still pushing it, but a lot better, at least for 1924.




I read somewhere that Saubure had a much more relaxed policy towards adventurous children than other european countries in the 20's.


I haven't read that anywhere in the Light Novels, I might have missed it though. But, based on how you worded that statement, do you realize that Sauville/Saubure is a fictional country?
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hmmmm ... well it would make sense to me if victorique is 11-12. not only is she very small (apparently only 5'2"!) but she really doesn't go outside much. not only that, but whenever they start getting into trouble a teacher appears hahaha plus, it's possible that Off-screen they get permission to go do these things. not only that, but victorique spends most of her time in the library. this might result from her being so young and therefore restricted. however, i do think kujo is a little older, about 14-15. it would make sense if they were in the same grade despite the age difference because of victorique's hyper-intelligence.

but anywho... i don't see how the age is relevant anyways just enjoy the series!
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I'm pretty sure Victorique is a bit shorter than 5'2....more like 4'9 or something like that. and in the novel it is mentioned that Victorique and Kujo are the same age and Kujo says he is 15...i'm not sure f the anime changed that fact or not :p and Victorique may appear 10-11 because shes a gray wolf and they're usually small and appear child like :p
Posted 6/4/11
there's NO way, no way at all that a 11 year old would shoot a gun and be brave enough to kill someone.
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eeerrrrrr..........to me, i believe that Victorique isabout 13-15 but at her height, she's even shorter than my friends and one of then is less than 13 years old
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in episode 24 when the police man is searching for her he said he's looking for a 15 year old girl who looks like a 10 year old, that's in 1924...
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even though Cordelia is 35 (15 at banishment +20 years for the prophecy) she is still easily mistaken for her daughter. I'm going with Victorique being 15 since scenes of a 15 year old victorique seem the same and since they never really grow past the 4'2'' size (even though no other grey wolf is that petite, smart, blonde, or porcelain looking).

Thinking of her being 10-11 just seems too weird...
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so it's confirmed that Kujo and Victorique are 15 most of the series except the last ep, not 10 year olds xD
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