- This Ardlay family tree had
been significantly altered from the original/official
version in the Appendix "Nakayoshi Manga Shinbun"(June,
1977). According to this CC Box chart, Albert
has 3 sisters: Rosemary Brown (Anthony's mother), Janice Cornwell (Archie and Stair's
mother), and Sarah Lagan (Eliza and Neal's mother). Mizuki stated in her old
website that she had approved of the publishing
of this "fan book", but the content was not authorized.
Despite the existence of the "official" Ardlay
family tree, it's unclear as to why the authors of
the book had decided to change it.
- If we follow this family
is made first cousins with Anthony, Archie, Stair,
Eliza, and Neal, by adoption.
- The chart also reveals the
ages of Albert, Candy, Archie, Eliza and Neal at the end
of the manga and upon their death for Anthony and Stair.
Albert's age was never revealed in the manga or the original
novels, so his age in this book is hypothetical and not
official. The same applies to Eliza and Neal. The ages
for Archie and Stair are also different from the birthdates
published in Appendix of the "Nakayoshi Manga
Shinbun" (June, 1977). To make things more confusing,
the August, 1975 issue of the Nakayoshi magazine had
previously published ages for Candy, Anthony, Stair, Archie,
Elizad that were different from the June, 1977 issue.
- The book gives a comprehensive
review and summary of the story and characters in the CC
manga, their profiles, the locations and sites, Stair's
inventions, etc. At the end is a lengthy interview of Yumiko Igarashi, the