Note: This guide currently contains info for the entire series. It will spoil the story.
Note: I have a backed up version of this site that has NO Central Fiction, Spiral Shift, or Variable Heart spoilers. You can find it here. That site is a perfect refresher before playing Central Fiction.
I like the BlazBlue games. Even though the story was presented non-linearly, I enjoyed trying to piece it together. I thought I knew what was going on.
Before the "final" game came out, I decided to replay the story modes and put a BlazBlue story and lore guide together as a refresher. I had a question about something that happened and peeked at the wikia. Then I spent hours reading the entire wikia and then several forums.
I put together a guide as best I could (there's a lot of ambiguity on certain events and topics right now.) My goal was to create a clear narrative, designed to be read from start to finish, that gives a good understanding of the entire story and lore. It's really long, but it covers all the games, novels, manga, and other works.
This guide is not meant to cover every detail. If you want everything or want the debate the ambiguous concepts, jump into the wikia and forums. There's a lot of cool stuff there, but you've got to sort through a *ton* of information, redundant descriptions, and misinformation.
This guide is designed to be read after playing the games. Everything is a spoiler and the guide assumes you know the main characters. While the guide is coherent even if you've never played the games, it's probably not nearly as fun a read. It's currently ideal if you're confused about what happened.
So start at the beginning and read through to the end. Hope you enjoy!