Oh, really? I never watched Tears to Tiara. That type of anime is I don't watch.
But, like, you only watch one episode of One Piece every week, riiiight?
Well, it'll be a spoiler but no. xD She's just like Lucy, she doesn't fight but she has some other abilities that's useful.
Ignorant? Haha, I doubt that.
Hm, the only reason it's popular is because of the art. The characters are moe and the otaku in japan are buying the DVDs and making it popular. Every heard of the Endless Eight arc of Haruhi Suzumiya?