you don't have to talk to anyone to get the cutscene in Ru Lue Gardens. The only thing you have to do is be standing outside the Duchery Audiance Chamber in the Grand Duke's Palace. This is the same door you go to to talk to the Duke when you go do the Magicite for Rank 5. Be standing there at midnight JST (11am EST or 8am PST) and the cutsence will start automatically (or at least it did for me). Good Luck ^^
For the more knowning: Its the same place you walk up to for Storms of Fate, Apocalypse Nigh, and the like.
The exact same stop point. If you have met requirements for the above quests and are on that certain TM, it'll do all those cutscenes in succession.
Anyway, quick note about the Black Coffin Assault BCNM thing:
Vulcan Shot is near-instant-cast now. Many guides on the first day (and most guides that still exist) said it took a "long time" to cast. Yea.....we found that out the hard way. -_-
I'm also fairly sure Vulcan Shot is random percentage of your HP, as I've never, ever, seen it kill someone, though it has taken me from full HP (1200 or so at 75), to 15 HP. Any help in confirming this would be nice.
Oh...and.....that strat to go up top while Shadows repop. It doesnt work. Gessho will automatically start attacking the next set of Shadows and thus draw aggro before you get any resting done. Now, if you can someone lead Gessho UP There, and I mean WAY up there, it -might- work, but he seems programmed to auto-Leeroy-Rush them when they pop second time.
and I'm 100% sure its next JPN day from "A Mercenary's Life" to "Undersea Scouting".