|Official English Title||Dream of a Butterfly|
|Translated Title||The Butterfly's Dream|
|Release date||January 23rd, 2008|
Fairy Tail chapter 71 is the sixth bathing scene in the Fairy Tail manga series as well as the 6th overall bathing scene in the Fairy Tail franchise.
While the team is having fun at the beach at a resort hotel, Gray Fullbuster is seen Skinny Dipping in the ocean talking to Natsu Dragneel while Happy who is also in the water points out that he needs to put some shorts on. Its possible this may have been a Bathing Suit Loss because of Gray's stripping habit. Juvia Lockser who is hiding behind a Palm Tree in the distance is shown spying on Gray during this moment with a loving look admiring Gray for being so daring.
Post Scene Events
Gray apparently gets his Swimsuit back on as he is next seen wearing them in a beach volleyball game.
- Hiro Mashima - Writer and artist.
This chapter was first released on January 23rd, 2008 in Weekly Shonen Magazine. In May 16th, 2008 the chapters were printed and published by Kodansha in the tenth manga volume released in Japan. The scene was officially translated and released in North America in volume 10 published by Del Rey Manga on March 23rd, 2010.
- In the series this scene is part of the "Tower of Heaven arc".
- This scene was excluded from the anime adaption. If it did appear it would have been in episode 33.
- This is the first Skinny Dipping scene in the series.
- This is the first time Gray is shown bathing at his current age as his first bathing scene was from a flashback of his childhood.
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|Fairy Tail chapter 71||Fairy Tail Omake Special Mission: Beware of Guys Who Show a Keen Interest|