|“||It's the target! Did the bait strategy really work?! I'm so amazing!||”|
— Ester, praising herself.
Ester Zira, also known as Surara Izuda in the Japanese version, is one of the Three Musketeers and one of the antagonist in Super Neptunia RPG. She was a dangerous, but playful girl who loves experiments and fiddling with machines. She's also fearless enough to give the Mad King, Artura Arrima, the nickname "Arty." Her best buddy, Chocoman, stands tall against Neptune and the others.
Ester has big, rounded brown eyes and chestnut brown, short, straightened hair worn in a ponytail. She normally wears a dark brown head piece with large gold buttons and a pair of goggles. She wears a pale beige and dark green corset with gold buttons and black straps that connect to Chocoman. She also wears pale beige bloomers with a pair of sheer black and grey striped tights, dark grown and gold boots, and dark green gloves. On her neck is a yellow neckerchief.
Super Neptunia RPG
For your first job, go to Lastation Outskirts
Ester first appears in Lastation Outskirts collecting taxes from citizens. She praises some citizens for going above and beyond the call of duty. She tells them that Filyn commends them.
As she intercepts the target, the target flees again.
Greet Ester at Ratchet Volcano
Ester Zira returns to base and reports that the group got away again. The newbie guesses that Ester Zira wasn't lucky this time. Ester remembers seeing the newbie with the target. The newbie confirms that it is her and introduces herself as Neptune. Ester Zira is glad to meet her and asks if she can call her Neps and for something. Neptune wonders what it is.
She wonders how her target knew about Neptune. Neptune says that she doesn't know her. Ester still points out that the lady still thinks Neptune is important regardless. Neptune is flattered by Ester's assessment noting that she is pretty cute.
Ester agrees that Neptune is cute and has an idea. She will use Neptune to lure out her target. They will leave her out in the wild until she shows noting that it is only a little bit dangerous. Neptune does not like that at all. Ester says this is for Bombyx Mori and she can make them proud. Neptune is against this, stating that she is too new and would like to be reassigned to the snack cart.
Ester wonders if they have a snack cart. Regardless she can be a snack for monsters so this is great. Neptune can't believe what Ester is saying. She orders the officers to grap Neptune to set her up as bait. The officers begin to follow Ester's orders and Neptune complains about how unfair this is.
Neptune fights off Bombyx Mori and Ester for a while. Ester congratulates her for lasting this long but they have now arrived at The End of Neptune the Hero. Neptune can't believe this as this is so early in the game. The target arrives and attacks Ester. She scolds Neptune asking what she is doing? Neptune is surprised to see the lady again.
Ester is glad because the bait strategy worked. She praises herself for being amazing. The lady tells Neptune to focus on the enemy. Neptune follows the lady's orders. The pair hold off Ester and Bombyx Mori well annoying Ester. She asks the lady to just be captured already. The target is annoyed at the persistence of Ester.
Ester begins to attack but the target creates a smoke screen as a counter. Bombyx Mori officers get worried for Ester. As the smoke clears, Ester admits she thought she was going to die. She orders Bombyx Mori not to let them get away and they attempt to chase the pair.
Main Article: Ester Zira/Quotes
- Just like Artura, unlike Paix, Ester never mentions her full name, her full name is shown when she was collecting 2D taxes from the people of Lastation.