History Characters / FatalFrame

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[[folder: Junsei Takamine]]


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-> Voiced by: Matt Lagan

Mafuyu's mentor and a famous novelist. He headed for Himuro Mansion with his team for research and hopefully getting inspiration for his next book. Takamine is the last to get killed by Kirie's curse, though this allowed him enough time to try and find a way to break the curse.

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[[folder: Junsei Takamine]]


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-> Voiced by: Matt Lagan

Mafuyu's mentor
Mikoto Munakata]]

The daughter of Ryozo
and a famous novelist. He headed for Himuro Mansion with his team for research Yae Munakata, and hopefully getting inspiration for his next book. Takamine is the last to get killed by Kirie's curse, though this allowed him enough time to try grandmother of Miku and find a way to break the curse.Mafuyu Hinasaki.



* ApocalypticLog: The Black Notebooks and Blue Tapes.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Torn apart on the Shinto shrine's ceiling.
* CuriosityKilledTheCast: He purposefully headed into a mansion that was connected with a terrible massacre and a family that disappeared while living there, all for the sake of book research.
* InSeriesNickname: Novelist.
* InterfaceScrew: One of his attacks turns the environment dark, making it difficult to see him.
* TheMentor: To Mafuyu Hinasaki, Kei Amakura and Yuu Asou.
* MostWritersAreWriters: He wanted Himuro Mansion to inspire him for his next novel.

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* ApocalypticLog: GuardianEntity: The Black Notebooks young version of Kirie acted as one for her, protecting her from the hostile spirits and Blue Tapes.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Torn apart on
leading her to safety after the Shinto shrine's ceiling.
curse began killing her friends and family.
* CuriosityKilledTheCast: He purposefully headed into a mansion that NotSoImaginaryFriend: She befriended the "Girl in the White Kimono", who her parents assumed was connected with a terrible massacre an imaginary friend.
* SoleSurvivor: The only known case of someone escaping Himuro Mansion's curse, prior to Miku breaking it.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: She found the Camera Obscura,
and a gave it to her parents...causing her mother to go insane, and the Hinasaki family that disappeared while living there, all for to be burdened with the sake of book research.
* InSeriesNickname: Novelist.
* InterfaceScrew: One of his attacks turns the environment dark, making it difficult to see him.
* TheMentor: To Mafuyu Hinasaki, Kei Amakura
cursed camera and Yuu Asou.
* MostWritersAreWriters: He wanted Himuro Mansion to inspire him for his next novel.
powerful psychic abilities.



[[folder: Tomoe Hirasaka]]

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-> Voiced by: Bianca Allen

One of Takamine's assistants. She went along with him to Himuro Mansion, though she was hesitant to do so. Due to her weak spirit powers, she was still influenced by the spirits in the house and suffered from visions. Tomoe was killed before she could warn Takamine and tell him how Kirie's benevolent spirit taught her how to break the curse.

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[[folder: Tomoe Hirasaka]]

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Junsei Takamine]]


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-> Voiced by: Bianca Allen

One of Takamine's assistants. She went along with him to
Matt Lagan

Mafuyu's mentor and a famous novelist. He headed for
Himuro Mansion, though she was hesitant to do so. Due to her weak spirit powers, she was still influenced by the spirits in the house Mansion with his team for research and suffered from visions. Tomoe was killed before she could warn hopefully getting inspiration for his next book. Takamine and tell him how is the last to get killed by Kirie's benevolent spirit taught her how curse, though this allowed him enough time to try and find a way to break the curse.



* ApocalypticLog: The Red Notebooks and Red Tape.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Red, used for her tapes and clothes.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Kirie's curse had invisible ropes slowly strangle her.
* GoMadFromTheRevelation: She began to go insane from the visions in the mansion.
* InSeriesNickname: Assistant.
* PsychicPowers: Rather weak ones.
* SubordinateExcuse: The ''Zero'' novel hints that she had a romantic relationship with Takamine.

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* ApocalypticLog: The Red Black Notebooks and Red Tape.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Red, used for her tapes and clothes.
Blue Tapes.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Kirie's curse had invisible ropes slowly strangle her.
* GoMadFromTheRevelation: She began to go insane from
Torn apart on the visions in Shinto shrine's ceiling.
* CuriosityKilledTheCast: He purposefully headed into a mansion that was connected with a terrible massacre and a family that disappeared while living there, all for
the mansion.
sake of book research.
* InSeriesNickname: Assistant.
Novelist.
* PsychicPowers: Rather weak ones.
InterfaceScrew: One of his attacks turns the environment dark, making it difficult to see him.
* SubordinateExcuse: The ''Zero'' novel hints that she had a romantic relationship with Takamine.TheMentor: To Mafuyu Hinasaki, Kei Amakura and Yuu Asou.
* MostWritersAreWriters: He wanted Himuro Mansion to inspire him for his next novel.



[[folder: Koji Ogata]]

-> ''The ropes...! The ropes...!''
-> Voiced by: Matt Lagan

Takamine's editor.\\
He went along to Himuro Mansion with Takamine's group.\\
He very quickly ended up getting killed by Kirie.

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[[folder: Koji Ogata]]

-> ''The ropes...! The ropes...!''
Tomoe Hirasaka]]

[[quoteright:192:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/tomoe.png]]
-> Voiced by: Matt Lagan

Bianca Allen

One of
Takamine's editor.\\
He
assistants. She went along with him to Himuro Mansion with Takamine's group.\\
He very quickly ended up getting
Mansion, though she was hesitant to do so. Due to her weak spirit powers, she was still influenced by the spirits in the house and suffered from visions. Tomoe was killed by Kirie.before she could warn Takamine and tell him how Kirie's benevolent spirit taught her how to break the curse.



* ApocalypticLog: The Research Scraps and White Tapes.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Kirie's curse tore his head and limbs off.
* InSeriesNickname: Editor.
* MadnessMantra: The ropes... the ropes...!
* PeekABooCorpse: His spirit flops in front of Miku in a closet.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: All that's known about Ogata is that he was an editor and died.

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* ApocalypticLog: The Research Scraps Red Notebooks and White Tapes.
Red Tape.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Red, used for her tapes and clothes.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Kirie's curse tore his head and limbs off.
had invisible ropes slowly strangle her.
* GoMadFromTheRevelation: She began to go insane from the visions in the mansion.
* InSeriesNickname: Editor.
Assistant.
* MadnessMantra: PsychicPowers: Rather weak ones.
* SubordinateExcuse:
The ropes... the ropes...!
* PeekABooCorpse: His spirit flops in front of Miku in a closet.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: All that's known about Ogata is
''Zero'' novel hints that he was an editor and died.she had a romantic relationship with Takamine.



[[folder: Lord Himuro]]

The last head of the Himuro family and the overseer of the family's rituals. When the Calamity occured, the Malice drove him insane and he proceeded to slaughter every person in the mansion. In the end, he committed suicide.

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[[folder: Lord Himuro]]

Koji Ogata]]

-> ''The ropes...!
The last head of the ropes...!''
-> Voiced by: Matt Lagan

Takamine's editor.\\
He went along to
Himuro family and the overseer of the family's rituals. When the Calamity occured, the Malice drove him insane and he proceeded to slaughter every person in the mansion. In the end, he committed suicide.Mansion with Takamine's group.\\
He very quickly ended up getting killed by Kirie.



* ApocalypticLog: The Research Scraps and White Tapes.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Kirie's curse tore his head and limbs off.
* InSeriesNickname: Editor.
* MadnessMantra: The ropes... the ropes...!
* PeekABooCorpse: His spirit flops in front of Miku in a closet.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: All that's known about Ogata is that he was an editor and died.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Lord Himuro]]

The last head of the Himuro family and the overseer of the family's rituals. When the Calamity occured, the Malice drove him insane and he proceeded to slaughter every person in the mansion. In the end, he committed suicide.
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* {{Irony}}: He's tormented by his child having been taken away from him and now inflincts the same pain on other parents by spiriting away their children.

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* {{Irony}}: He's tormented by his child having been taken away from him and now inflincts inflicts the same pain on other parents by spiriting away their children.



!! Fatal Frame II: (Deep) Crimson Butterfly

[[folder: Mio Amakura]]

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-> Voiced by: Creator/AkemiKanda (Japanese), Creator/KariWahlgren (FFII), Daphne Alexander (DCB)

The protagonist of Fatal Frame II and Mayu's younger twinsister. Mio is very protective of her sister, because she feels responsible for her leg injury, and looks after her every day. After both get lost in Minakami Village, Mio checked out the Osaka house. Mayu runs off deeper into the village and Mio vows to go after her and get her home.

Mio returns in Fatal Frame III, but she is not a playable character. After losing her twinsister, Mio gets lured into the Manor of Sleep and becomes afflicted with the Tatoo Curse. Her uncle, Kei Amakura, enters the manor and tries to rescue her.

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!! Fatal Frame II: (Deep) Crimson Butterfly

[[folder: Mio Amakura]]

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-> Voiced by: Creator/AkemiKanda (Japanese), Creator/KariWahlgren (FFII), Daphne Alexander (DCB)

The protagonist
Children Playing Tag]]

A trio
of Fatal Frame II young children killed while playing a game of Demon Tag. They were Mikoto's friends in life, and Mayu's younger twinsister. Mio is very protective of her sister, because she feels responsible for her leg injury, and looks after her every day. After both get lost continue to play even in Minakami Village, Mio checked out the Osaka house. Mayu runs off deeper into the village and Mio vows to go after her and get her home.

Mio returns in Fatal Frame III, but she is not a playable character. After losing her twinsister, Mio gets lured into the Manor of Sleep and becomes afflicted with the Tatoo Curse. Her uncle, Kei Amakura, enters the manor and tries to rescue her.
death.




* CreepyChild: All three are incredibly creepy.
* FacialHorror: The Well Girl's face is disfigured from being dragged to her death.
* InfantImmortality: Averted. All three died terrible deaths at the hands of Long Arms.
* MakeMeWannaShout: The Crawling Girl has an attack that paralyzes Miku by screaming.
* PuppyLove: The Clock Boy had a crush on Mikoto.
* UndeadChild: Child ghosts that continue to torment Miku through their playing.

[[/folder]]


!! Fatal Frame II: (Deep) Crimson Butterfly

[[folder: Mio Amakura]]

[[quoteright:167:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/mioamakura.png]]
-> Voiced by: Creator/AkemiKanda (Japanese), Creator/KariWahlgren (FFII), Daphne Alexander (DCB)

The protagonist of Fatal Frame II and Mayu's younger twinsister. Mio is very protective of her sister, because she feels responsible for her leg injury, and looks after her every day. After both get lost in Minakami Village, Mio checked out the Osaka house. Mayu runs off deeper into the village and Mio vows to go after her and get her home.

Mio returns in Fatal Frame III, but she is not a playable character. After losing her twinsister, Mio gets lured into the Manor of Sleep and becomes afflicted with the Tatoo Curse. Her uncle, Kei Amakura, enters the manor and tries to rescue her.
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!!Rei Kurosawa

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!!Rei Kurosawa



!!Kei Amakura

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!!Kei Amakura



!!Reika Kuze

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!!Reika Kuze



!!Yuu Asou

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!!Yuu Asou



!!Yoshino Takigawa

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!!Yoshino Takigawa



!!Amane Kuze

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!!Amane Kuze



!!Kaname Ototsuki

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!!Kaname Ototsuki



!!Yashuu Kuze

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!!Yashuu Kuze



!!Kyouka Kuze

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!!Kyouka Kuze



!!The Engravers

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!!The Engravers




!!Ruka Minazuki

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!!Ruka Minazuki



!!Misaki Asou

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!!Misaki Asou



!!Madoka Tsukimori

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!!Madoka Tsukimori



!!Choushiro Kirishima

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!!Choushiro Kirishima



!!Sakuya Haibara

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!!Sakuya Haibara



!!You Haibara

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!!You Haibara



!!Doctor Shigeto Haibara

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!!Doctor Shigeto Haibara



!!Sayaka Minazuki

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!!Sayaka Minazuki



!!Souya Yomotsuki

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!!Souya Yomotsuki



!!Ayako

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!!Ayako



!!Tsubaki Tono

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!!Tsubaki Tono



!!Kageri Sendou

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!!Kageri Sendou



!!Yuukou Magaki

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!!Yuukou Magaki



!!Asagi Hizuki

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!!Asagi Hizuki
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* BlackSheep: From a prominent family, she became the family's shameful secret.



* DrivenToSuicide: Kageri's obsession and controlling nature eventually drove her sister to presumably kill herself.




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* VillainousIncest: She was obsessed with her twin sister, and eventually confessed her feelings. Rejected, she crippled her sister and kept her confined to a wheelchair and dependent on her.



!! Fatal Frame V: Maiden of the Black Water

[[folder: Yuuri Kozukata]]
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->Voiced By: Creator/RisaTaneda (Japanese), Tressa Brooks (English)

The main protagonist of Fatal Frame V, she lost her family in a car accident and gained the ability to see and interact with ghosts. However, constantly being haunted by them began to take its toll on her and Yuuri tried to commit suicide.

Fortunately, Hisoka Kurosawa stopped her and gave her a new home and job. When Hisoka disappears on a missing person's case, Yuuri heads to Mt Hikami in order to find her.

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!! Fatal Frame V: Maiden of the Black Water

[[folder: Yuuri Kozukata]]
[[quoteright:195:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/yuuri.png]]

Yuukou Magaki]]
!!Yuukou Magaki
->Voiced By: Creator/RisaTaneda (Japanese), Tressa Brooks (English)

The main protagonist of Fatal Frame V, she lost her family in
by:

A patient at Haibara Hospital, going by what is presumably an alias. He was
a car accident wealthy painted, making many financial and gained artistic contributions to the ability hospital prior to see and interact with ghosts. However, constantly being haunted by them his illness.

* ArtAttacker: He can hurl paint, which blocks the viewfinder temporarily.
* MadArtist: As a result of contracting Getsuyuu Syndrome.
* PsychicPowers: He
began having visions of the disaster to take its toll on her come, painting images of the failed ritual and Yuuri tried the Day Without Suffering.
* StarvingArtist: Averted, prior
to commit suicide.

Fortunately, Hisoka Kurosawa stopped her and gave her a new home and job. When Hisoka disappears on a missing person's case, Yuuri heads
his illness. He was successful enough to Mt Hikami in order to find her.become a financial patron of Haibara Hospital.



* ApocalypticLog: Yuuri's Notes.
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: It's mentioned that Yuuri is 'incapable of ignoring requests or people in trouble'.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Orange, a prominent color on her default attire.
* DrivenToSuicide: She attempted suicide by jumping off a cliff in the past, but Hisoka prevented her from going through with it. [[spoiler:In Yuuri's Bad Ending, she repeats the previous attempt and succeeds, sinking with Ouse.]]
* PsychicPowers: Yuuri has been tormented by her powers until she met Hisoka, who began to teach her how to control them.
** {{Psychometry}}: She can perform 'Shadow Reading', which allows her to 'glance' at a ghost's past and see how they died.
* SoleSurvivor: Of a car accident that killed her family.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Yuuri or Yuri? The English translation uses Yuri.
* SympathyForTheDevil: [[spoiler:In both of Yuuri's endings, her sympathy for Ouse and the pain she experienced are enough to calm her and lift the curse off of Mt Hikami.]]
* TogetherInDeath: In her Bad Ending, she ends up this way with [[spoiler:Ouse Kurosawa]].
* VirginSacrifice: The Tadasume and Matchmaker attempt to make her one.
* YouAreNotAlone: Yuuri says these words to [[spoiler:Ouse Kurosawa]] in her Bad Ending. Said character also says it to Yuuri, moments earlier.



[[folder: Ren Hojo]]
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->Voiced By: Creator/TatsuhisaSuzuki (Japanese), Joseph May (English)

The second Fatal Frame V protagonist. Ren is an author who has known Yuuri and Hisoka for some time, even asking for their powers to help him in his book research. He's quite mischievous and is often scolded by his assistant because of that. Ren is a descendant of Kunihiko Asou through a branch family.

After learning of a custom of post-mortem pictures, Ren asks Hisoka to find such a book. Seeing that one of those pictures includes a little, whitehaired girl that he has been dreaming about for some time, Ren heads to Mt Hikami to find out what's going on.

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[[folder: Ren Hojo]]
[[quoteright:172:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/ren.png]]

->Voiced By: Creator/TatsuhisaSuzuki (Japanese), Joseph May (English)

The second Fatal Frame V protagonist. Ren is an author who has known Yuuri and Hisoka for some time, even asking for their powers to help him in his book research. He's quite mischievous and is often scolded by his assistant because of that. Ren is a descendant of Kunihiko Asou through a branch family.

After learning of a custom of post-mortem pictures, Ren asks Hisoka to find such a book. Seeing that one of those pictures includes a little, whitehaired
Asagi Hizuki]]
!!Asagi Hizuki

A very young
girl that he has been dreaming about for some time, Ren heads committed to Mt Hikami Haibara Hospital, with a severe case of Getsuyuu Syndrome. She died as a result of Dr. Haibara's experiments.

* CreepyChild: A very hostile and creepy little ghost girl.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: She died as a result of experimental surgeries, with her diary describing her suffering greatly before finally succumbing. She describes her "head turning red", her hair falling out, and crying bloody tears.
* InfantImmortality: '''Horribly''' averted. Not only does this 6-year old die, her death is described as particularly awful.
* StringyHairedGhostGirl: She's a very small example of the trope, with long matted black hair hanging over her face.
* TearsOfBlood: Her diary describes the experiments causing her
to find out what's going on.cry bloody tears.



* BadassBookworm: He's a writer and the only protagonist that doesn't get spirited away by ghosts at some point. [[spoiler:Ren also joins Kei Amakura as a playable, male character to have survived the game. Unlike Kei, though, Ren's survival is assured.]]
* CantCatchUp: Averted. Unlike Kei, he's every bit as strong as Yuri and Miu, despite being a man.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Black.
* [[DoesNotLikeMen Does Not Like Women]]: Ren is very uneasy when interacting with women, often unable to look them into their eyes while talking to them. The only exception to this is Rui.
* IdenticalGrandson: Ren looks practically identical to Kunihiko Asou.
* PsychicPowers: As part of the Asou family, Ren has inherited a sixth sense.
** {{Psychometry}}: He also has the ability to view a ghost's past, like Yuuri and Miu.
* UnwantedHarem: Ren finds himself desired by several women, both living and deceased. A vision at the House of Joining even includes all of the game's female characters dressed as brides and waiting for him.



[[folder: Miu Hinasaki]]
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->Voiced By: Creator/MaayaUchida

The third protagonist of Fatal Frame V, who is desperately searching for her mother, Miku Hinasaki, who left when she was a young child. She was raised by a friend of Miku's. Miu never really knew the love of a parent and feels empty.

Miu heads to Mt Hikami, certain to have sensed her mother's presence.

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[[folder: Miu Hinasaki]]
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->Voiced By: Creator/MaayaUchida

The third protagonist of Fatal Frame V, who is desperately searching for her mother, Miku Hinasaki, who left when she
Takashi and Iori Aiba]]

Siblings that traveled to the island to study Dr. Asou's work, and fell ill after attending the festival. Takashi
was a young child. She was raised by a an old college friend of Miku's. Miu never really knew the love of a parent Choushiro, and feels empty.

Miu heads
hoped to Mt Hikami, certain to set him up with his sister.

* CuriosityKilledTheCast: Takashi was yet ''another'' ill-fated Folklorist studying Dr. Asou's research.
* DualBoss: They can be encountered together.
* EyeScream: Both siblings
have sensed her mother's presence.bloody bandages covering their eyes.
* INeverGotAnyLetters: The hospital staff attempted to destroy Takashi's letters to Choushiro, which he eventually discovers while investigating the hospital.



* AllThereInTheManual: The released guidebook reveals that [[spoiler:Mafuyu Hinasaki]] is her father, as it was heavily implied in the game itself.
* ApocalypticLog: Miu's Note.
* BrotherSisterIncest: [[spoiler:What she is the result of.]]
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Maroon.
* HairDecorations: A two-flower hairpin above her right ear.
* HalfHumanHybrid: [[spoiler:As a Shadowborn, she is the daughter of a human mother and a ghost father.]]
* MsFanservice: A flashback shows Miu modelling in a revealing, white bikini and scarf. [[note]]This scene was bowlderized in the localized versions by having her wear her default attire.[[/note]]
* ParentalAbandonment: Her mother disappeared when she was three years old.
* PsychicPowers: Inherited powers from her bloodline.
** {{Psychometry}}: Like Yuuri and Ren, she can see a ghost's past.
* TeensAreShort: Despite being in her late teens, Miu is pretty short. Even next to her mother, who was the shortest of the protagonists.
* VirginSacrifice: She was placed inside a Black Box, prepared to become a Pillar, before Yuuri found her.



[[folder: Ayane]]
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-> Voiced By: Creator/WakanaYamazaki (Japanese), Creator/JaniceKawaye (English)

A {{Crossover}} playable character that can be unlocked after completing the main story.

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!! Fatal Frame V: Maiden of the Black Water

[[folder: Ayane]]
[[quoteright:208:http://static.
Yuuri Kozukata]]
[[quoteright:195:http://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/ayane.org/pmwiki/pub/images/yuuri.png]]

-> Voiced ->Voiced By: Creator/WakanaYamazaki Creator/RisaTaneda (Japanese), Creator/JaniceKawaye Tressa Brooks (English)

A {{Crossover}} playable character that can be unlocked after completing the The main story.protagonist of Fatal Frame V, she lost her family in a car accident and gained the ability to see and interact with ghosts. However, constantly being haunted by them began to take its toll on her and Yuuri tried to commit suicide.

Fortunately, Hisoka Kurosawa stopped her and gave her a new home and job. When Hisoka disappears on a missing person's case, Yuuri heads to Mt Hikami in order to find her.



* BadassNormal: Ironically, she is brought down to this. Since Ayane has no proper way of fighting the spirits due to her martial arts not working on them and the lack of a Camera Obscura, she is forced to rely on her ninja skills to sneak around and a stun gun to render them helpless for a short while.
* {{Crossover}}: She originates from the ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'' series.
* InTheHood: Dons a black, short hoodie in her first chapter. Ditches it later.
* MsFanservice: As expected, her figure and [[OfCorsetsSexy clothing]] are rather sexy.
* PowerTattoo: The Shadow Sigil. After failing her first attempt at finding Tsumugi, Ayane gets this so she can actually [[ISeeDeadPeople see the ghosts]] that grabbed her previously.
* SexyBacklessOutfit: The corset that she wears, which gives a glimpse of the spell written across her back.
* StealthBasedMission: Her chapters are mostly composed of this. Ayane merely has a flashlight that can temporarily stun spirits.
* StealthHiBye: Pulls this on Tsumugi during an early cutscene.
* StunGuns: What the Spirit Stone Flashlight essentially is.

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* BadassNormal: Ironically, ApocalypticLog: Yuuri's Notes.
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: It's mentioned that Yuuri is 'incapable of ignoring requests or people in trouble'.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Orange, a prominent color on her default attire.
* DrivenToSuicide: She attempted suicide by jumping off a cliff in the past, but Hisoka prevented her from going through with it. [[spoiler:In Yuuri's Bad Ending,
she is brought down to this. Since Ayane repeats the previous attempt and succeeds, sinking with Ouse.]]
* PsychicPowers: Yuuri
has no proper way of fighting the spirits due to been tormented by her martial arts not working on them powers until she met Hisoka, who began to teach her how to control them.
** {{Psychometry}}: She can perform 'Shadow Reading', which allows her to 'glance' at a ghost's past and see how they died.
* SoleSurvivor: Of a car accident that killed her family.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Yuuri or Yuri? The English translation uses Yuri.
* SympathyForTheDevil: [[spoiler:In both of Yuuri's endings, her sympathy for Ouse
and the lack of a Camera Obscura, pain she is forced experienced are enough to rely on calm her ninja skills to sneak around and a stun gun to render them helpless for a short while.
* {{Crossover}}: She originates from
lift the ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'' series.
curse off of Mt Hikami.]]
* InTheHood: Dons a black, short hoodie in TogetherInDeath: In her first chapter. Ditches it later.
Bad Ending, she ends up this way with [[spoiler:Ouse Kurosawa]].
* MsFanservice: As expected, her figure VirginSacrifice: The Tadasume and [[OfCorsetsSexy clothing]] are rather sexy.
* PowerTattoo: The Shadow Sigil. After failing her first
Matchmaker attempt at finding Tsumugi, Ayane gets this so she can actually [[ISeeDeadPeople see the ghosts]] that grabbed to make her previously.
one.
* SexyBacklessOutfit: The corset that she wears, which gives a glimpse of the spell written across YouAreNotAlone: Yuuri says these words to [[spoiler:Ouse Kurosawa]] in her back.
* StealthBasedMission: Her chapters are mostly composed of this. Ayane merely has a flashlight that can temporarily stun spirits.
* StealthHiBye: Pulls this on Tsumugi during an early cutscene.
* StunGuns: What the Spirit Stone Flashlight essentially is.
Bad Ending. Said character also says it to Yuuri, moments earlier.



[[folder: Ouse Kurosawa]]
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->Voiced By: Creator/HoukoKuwashima (Japanese)

The main antagonist of Fatal Frame V.

After losing her family to a flood, she gained a strong sixth sense. Eventually, she was chosen to be a Great Pillar for the Black Lake, in order to appease the Shadowspring at Mt Hikami.

However, at the time of her ritual, she saw visions of her fellow shrine maidens being slaughtered and their final moments, along with her own desire to live alongside Asou instead of dying with him, weakened her resolve. Her Black Box opened, the ritual failed and the Black Water was released, leaving Ouse to keep falling within the Lake and becoming a vengeful spirit.

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[[folder: Ouse Kurosawa]]
[[quoteright:187:http://static.
Ren Hojo]]
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->Voiced By: Creator/HoukoKuwashima (Japanese)

Creator/TatsuhisaSuzuki (Japanese), Joseph May (English)

The main antagonist of second Fatal Frame V.

V protagonist. Ren is an author who has known Yuuri and Hisoka for some time, even asking for their powers to help him in his book research. He's quite mischievous and is often scolded by his assistant because of that. Ren is a descendant of Kunihiko Asou through a branch family.

After losing her family learning of a custom of post-mortem pictures, Ren asks Hisoka to find such a flood, she gained book. Seeing that one of those pictures includes a strong sixth sense. Eventually, she was chosen to be a Great Pillar little, whitehaired girl that he has been dreaming about for the Black Lake, in order some time, Ren heads to appease the Shadowspring at Mt Hikami.

However, at the time of her ritual, she saw visions of her fellow shrine maidens being slaughtered and their final moments, along with her own desire
Hikami to live alongside Asou instead of dying with him, weakened her resolve. Her Black Box opened, the ritual failed and the Black Water was released, leaving Ouse to keep falling within the Lake and becoming a vengeful spirit.find out what's going on.



* ApocalypticLog: Water-Patterned Journal.
* BodyHorror: The curse has left her looking like a drowned woman with blueish skin, disheveled hair and red eyes.
* DeathSeeker: [[spoiler:Inverted. Ouse secretly desired to ''live'' with Asou, and not die with him, which was one of the reasons her ritual failed.]]
* DyingAlone: [[spoiler:In Yuuri's Good Ending, Ouse accepts it because Yuuri sympathized with her pain and suffering. Ouse manages to fulfill her duty and seal away the Black Water again.]]
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Even in her Cursed state, she shows [[IdenticalGrandson Ren]] kindness and never attempts to harm him.
* FlunkyBoss: During her actual battle.
** When fought underwater, she summons 5-6 Guardians around her, who disperse and attack separately if not defeated quickly. Fortunately said Guardians go down in one hit or two.
** When fought above water surface, she summons some {{Mook}}(s) you've encountered earlier in the story. And Guardian(s), if summoned, emerge out of water to grab you by the ankle before disappearing.
* HopelessBossFight: You ''have'' to escape when encountering her for the first and second time.
* LoveAtFirstSight: [[spoiler:With Kunihiko Asou.]]
* LoveHurts: Her feelings for [[spoiler:Kunihiko Asou]] were so strong that they frightened her and it hurt when he left the mountain. She describes those feelings as being a curse on her. [[spoiler:In one of Ren's endings, his taking a picture of her makes Ouse think that he has rejected her a second time.]]
* OneHitKill: Played straight, if Ouse manages to touch the player when she is chasing them. Averted during her actual battle.
* PsychicPowers: Had them as a shrine maiden, using them to ease the suffering of those committing suicide.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: If you can actually see her red eyes, she's probably close enough to kill you.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Ouse or Ose? The English translation went with Ose, though the Katakana reveal that it is Ouse.
* TogetherInDeath: Ouse's spirit is repeatedly heard calling out for someone to die with her, to ease her suffering as a pillar. [[spoiler:In Yuuri's Bad Ending, she and Yuuri jump off the cliff, appeasing each other's loneliness.]]
* VirginSacrifice: She was chosen to become a Great Pillar. However, her ritual failed and caused the Black Water to overflow and curse the mountain.
* WomanInWhite: In the past, her attire as a shrine maiden. [[spoiler:She reverts to this form in Yuuri's Good Ending.]]
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: She wanders the mountain, desperate to ease her loneliness and pain.....but ultimately killing almost everyone she encounters.

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* ApocalypticLog: Water-Patterned Journal.
* BodyHorror: The curse has left her looking like
BadassBookworm: He's a drowned woman with blueish skin, disheveled hair writer and red eyes.
* DeathSeeker: [[spoiler:Inverted. Ouse secretly desired to ''live'' with Asou, and not die with him, which was one of
the reasons her ritual failed.only protagonist that doesn't get spirited away by ghosts at some point. [[spoiler:Ren also joins Kei Amakura as a playable, male character to have survived the game. Unlike Kei, though, Ren's survival is assured.]]
* DyingAlone: [[spoiler:In Yuuri's Good Ending, Ouse accepts it because Yuuri sympathized CantCatchUp: Averted. Unlike Kei, he's every bit as strong as Yuri and Miu, despite being a man.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Black.
* [[DoesNotLikeMen Does Not Like Women]]: Ren is very uneasy when interacting
with her pain and suffering. Ouse manages women, often unable to fulfill her duty and seal away the Black Water again.]]
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Even in her Cursed state, she shows [[IdenticalGrandson Ren]] kindness and never attempts
look them into their eyes while talking to harm him.
* FlunkyBoss: During her actual battle.
** When fought underwater, she summons 5-6 Guardians around her, who disperse and attack separately if not defeated quickly. Fortunately said Guardians go down in one hit or two.
** When fought above water surface, she summons some {{Mook}}(s) you've encountered earlier in the story. And Guardian(s), if summoned, emerge out of water
them. The only exception to grab you by the ankle before disappearing.
this is Rui.
* HopelessBossFight: You ''have'' IdenticalGrandson: Ren looks practically identical to escape when encountering her for the first and second time.
* LoveAtFirstSight: [[spoiler:With
Kunihiko Asou.]]
* LoveHurts: Her feelings for [[spoiler:Kunihiko Asou]] were so strong that they frightened her and it hurt when he left the mountain. She describes those feelings as being a curse on her. [[spoiler:In one of Ren's endings, his taking a picture of her makes Ouse think that he has rejected her a second time.]]
* OneHitKill: Played straight, if Ouse manages to touch the player when she is chasing them. Averted during her actual battle.
Asou.
* PsychicPowers: Had them as a shrine maiden, using them to ease As part of the suffering of those committing suicide.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: If you can actually see her red eyes, she's probably close enough to kill you.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Ouse or Ose? The English translation went with Ose, though
Asou family, Ren has inherited a sixth sense.
** {{Psychometry}}: He also has
the Katakana reveal that it is Ouse.
* TogetherInDeath: Ouse's spirit is repeatedly heard calling out for someone
ability to die with her, to ease her suffering as view a pillar. [[spoiler:In Yuuri's Bad Ending, she and ghost's past, like Yuuri jump off and Miu.
* UnwantedHarem: Ren finds himself desired by several women, both living and deceased. A vision at
the cliff, appeasing each other's loneliness.]]
* VirginSacrifice: She was chosen to become a Great Pillar. However, her ritual failed
House of Joining even includes all of the game's female characters dressed as brides and caused the Black Water to overflow and curse the mountain.
* WomanInWhite: In the past, her attire as a shrine maiden. [[spoiler:She reverts to this form in Yuuri's Good Ending.]]
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: She wanders the mountain, desperate to ease her loneliness and pain.....but ultimately killing almost everyone she encounters.
waiting for him.



[[folder: Shiragiku]]
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-> Voiced By: Creator/NatsumiTakamori

A white-haired girl that appears around the Doll Shrine and likes to 'play' with visitors. She seems to have some form of connection to Kunihiko Asou in his childhood.

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[[folder: Shiragiku]]
[[quoteright:177:http://static.
Miu Hinasaki]]
[[quoteright:192:http://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/shiragiku.org/pmwiki/pub/images/miu.png]]

-> Voiced ->Voiced By: Creator/NatsumiTakamori

A white-haired girl that appears around
Creator/MaayaUchida

The third protagonist of Fatal Frame V, who is desperately searching for her mother, Miku Hinasaki, who left when she was a young child. She was raised by a friend of Miku's. Miu never really knew
the Doll Shrine love of a parent and likes feels empty.

Miu heads
to 'play' with visitors. She seems Mt Hikami, certain to have some form of connection to Kunihiko Asou in his childhood.sensed her mother's presence.



* ApocalypticLog: Shiragiku's Notebooks.
* ChildhoodMarriagePromise: [[spoiler:Before her ritual, she gave Asou a braid of her hair as a form of promise to come back and become her Yuukon partner. He agreed, but her death traumatized him so badly that he repressed his memories of her.]]
* CreepyChild: Turns into this as a ghost.
* CreepyDoll: She summons these when battling you.
* EmotionlessGirl: She doesn't show very strong emotions.
* FlowerMotifs: Her kimono is adorned with a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycoris_radiata higanbana]] design.
* FlunkyBoss: She summons Dolls to assist her in her battles.
* ForgottenChildhoodFriend: [[spoiler:Of Kunihiko Asou's.]]
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: [[spoiler:In both of her endings, she realizes that she doesn't want Asou to be burdened with the same fate as hers and sends Ren, thinking he is Asou, away to live his life.]]
* IWillWaitForYou: She has been waiting for [[spoiler:Asou]] all this time.
* MysticalWhiteHair: Caused by her albinism, but is seen as a sign of her strong, spiritual powers.
* {{Unperson}}: She was told that she was not really alive or a real person, until she turned 7 years old. At which time, she was going to be turned into a pillar.
* VirginSacrifice: She was turned into a pillar at a young age.

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* AllThereInTheManual: The released guidebook reveals that [[spoiler:Mafuyu Hinasaki]] is her father, as it was heavily implied in the game itself.
* ApocalypticLog: Shiragiku's Notebooks.
Miu's Note.
* ChildhoodMarriagePromise: [[spoiler:Before her ritual, BrotherSisterIncest: [[spoiler:What she gave Asou a braid of her hair as a form of promise to come back and become her Yuukon partner. He agreed, but her death traumatized him so badly that he repressed his memories of her.is the result of.]]
* CreepyChild: Turns into this as a ghost.
ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Maroon.
* CreepyDoll: She summons these when battling you.
* EmotionlessGirl: She doesn't show very strong emotions.
* FlowerMotifs: Her kimono is adorned with a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycoris_radiata higanbana]] design.
* FlunkyBoss: She summons Dolls to assist
HairDecorations: A two-flower hairpin above her in her battles.
right ear.
* ForgottenChildhoodFriend: [[spoiler:Of Kunihiko Asou's.HalfHumanHybrid: [[spoiler:As a Shadowborn, she is the daughter of a human mother and a ghost father.]]
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: [[spoiler:In both of MsFanservice: A flashback shows Miu modelling in a revealing, white bikini and scarf. [[note]]This scene was bowlderized in the localized versions by having her endings, she realizes that she doesn't want Asou to be burdened with the same fate as hers and sends Ren, thinking he is Asou, away to live his life.]]
* IWillWaitForYou: She has been waiting for [[spoiler:Asou]] all this time.
* MysticalWhiteHair: Caused by
wear her albinism, but is seen as a sign of her strong, spiritual powers.
default attire.[[/note]]
* {{Unperson}}: She was told that ParentalAbandonment: Her mother disappeared when she was not really alive or a real person, until she turned 7 three years old. At which time, old.
* PsychicPowers: Inherited powers from her bloodline.
** {{Psychometry}}: Like Yuuri and Ren,
she can see a ghost's past.
* TeensAreShort: Despite being in her late teens, Miu is pretty short. Even next to her mother, who
was going to be turned into a pillar.
the shortest of the protagonists.
* VirginSacrifice: She was turned into placed inside a pillar at Black Box, prepared to become a young age.
Pillar, before Yuuri found her.



[[folder: Hisoka Kurosawa]]
[[quoteright:178:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/hisoka.png]]

-> Voiced By: Creator/AtsukoTanaka

The owner of Kurosawa Antiques and Yuuri's employer. While running the store, she also does minor fortune-telling or missing persons requests. Hisoka vanishes on Mt Hikami while looking for Haruka Momose and Yuuri heads off to find her.

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[[folder: Hisoka Kurosawa]]
[[quoteright:178:http://static.
Ayane]]
[[quoteright:208:http://static.
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-> Voiced By: Creator/AtsukoTanaka

The owner of Kurosawa Antiques and Yuuri's employer. While running
Creator/WakanaYamazaki (Japanese), Creator/JaniceKawaye (English)

A {{Crossover}} playable character that can be unlocked after completing
the store, she also does minor fortune-telling or missing persons requests. Hisoka vanishes on Mt Hikami while looking for Haruka Momose and Yuuri heads off to find her.main story.



* ApocalypticLog: Hisoka's Journal and Missing Person Files.
* BeautyMark: To the right of her lip.
* ContinuityNod: WordOfGod states that she is related to Rei Kurosawa, though how they are related is unknown.
* IronicEcho: When she prevented Yuuri's suicide attempt, she told her that [[YouAreNotAlone She is not alone]]. [[spoiler:When Yuuri tries to bring Hisoka back from Mt Hikami and the latter refuses, Yuuri tells her those same words.]]
* MentorOccupationalHazard: She goes missing early in the game. [[spoiler:Inverted, as Hisoka always survives.]]
* MyGreatestFailure: When she was looking for Ayumi and finally found the girl, Ayumi threw herself off a cliff. Hisoka feels like she failed her client, and the girl, and wonders if her search for Ayumi drove her to suicide.
* PsychicPowers: She makes a living using hers to help others find items or missing people.
** {{Psychometry}}: Calls it 'Shadow Reading' and teaches Yuuri how to do it.
* TakeMeInstead: Hisoka willingly entered a Black Box[[spoiler:, to protect Yuuri from being turned into a pillar]].
* VirginSacrifice: Yuuri finds her in a Black Box in a shrine far off the lake. [[spoiler:Hisoka survives.]]

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* ApocalypticLog: Hisoka's Journal BadassNormal: Ironically, she is brought down to this. Since Ayane has no proper way of fighting the spirits due to her martial arts not working on them and Missing Person Files.
* BeautyMark: To
the right lack of a Camera Obscura, she is forced to rely on her lip.
ninja skills to sneak around and a stun gun to render them helpless for a short while.
* ContinuityNod: WordOfGod states {{Crossover}}: She originates from the ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'' series.
* InTheHood: Dons a black, short hoodie in her first chapter. Ditches it later.
* MsFanservice: As expected, her figure and [[OfCorsetsSexy clothing]] are rather sexy.
* PowerTattoo: The Shadow Sigil. After failing her first attempt at finding Tsumugi, Ayane gets this so she can actually [[ISeeDeadPeople see the ghosts]] that grabbed her previously.
* SexyBacklessOutfit: The corset
that she is related to Rei Kurosawa, though how they wears, which gives a glimpse of the spell written across her back.
* StealthBasedMission: Her chapters
are related is unknown.
* IronicEcho: When she prevented Yuuri's suicide attempt, she told her
mostly composed of this. Ayane merely has a flashlight that [[YouAreNotAlone She is not alone]]. [[spoiler:When Yuuri tries to bring Hisoka back from Mt Hikami and the latter refuses, Yuuri tells her those same words.]]
can temporarily stun spirits.
* MentorOccupationalHazard: She goes missing StealthHiBye: Pulls this on Tsumugi during an early in cutscene.
* StunGuns: What
the game. [[spoiler:Inverted, as Hisoka always survives.]]
* MyGreatestFailure: When she was looking for Ayumi and finally found the girl, Ayumi threw herself off a cliff. Hisoka feels like she failed her client, and the girl, and wonders if her search for Ayumi drove her to suicide.
* PsychicPowers: She makes a living using hers to help others find items or missing people.
** {{Psychometry}}: Calls it 'Shadow Reading' and teaches Yuuri how to do it.
* TakeMeInstead: Hisoka willingly entered a Black Box[[spoiler:, to protect Yuuri from being turned into a pillar]].
* VirginSacrifice: Yuuri finds her in a Black Box in a shrine far off the lake. [[spoiler:Hisoka survives.]]
Spirit Stone Flashlight essentially is.



[[folder: Rui Kagamiya]]
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-> Voiced By: Creator/MaayaSakamoto

Ren's assistant, who has feelings for him and joins him when exploring Mt Hikami.

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[[folder: Rui Kagamiya]]
[[quoteright:182:http://static.
Ouse Kurosawa]]
[[quoteright:187:http://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/rui.org/pmwiki/pub/images/ouse.png]]

-> Voiced ->Voiced By: Creator/MaayaSakamoto

Ren's assistant, who has feelings
Creator/HoukoKuwashima (Japanese)

The main antagonist of Fatal Frame V.

After losing her family to a flood, she gained a strong sixth sense. Eventually, she was chosen to be a Great Pillar
for him the Black Lake, in order to appease the Shadowspring at Mt Hikami.

However, at the time of her ritual, she saw visions of her fellow shrine maidens being slaughtered
and joins him when exploring Mt Hikami.their final moments, along with her own desire to live alongside Asou instead of dying with him, weakened her resolve. Her Black Box opened, the ritual failed and the Black Water was released, leaving Ouse to keep falling within the Lake and becoming a vengeful spirit.



* AmbiguousGender: In the Japanese version, Rui's gender isn't confirmed in-game. WordOfGod said that they are in full support of Rui being interpreted as either gender.
* ApocalypticLog: Rui's Journal.
* {{Bifauxnen}}: Shiragiku asks if Rui is a boy or a girl when she first sees her.
* DamselInDistress: She's repeatedly taken away by the spirits and Ren needs to rescue her.
* TheLoad: Given that she doesn't have a Camera Obscura, she's automatically this.
* SatelliteLoveInterest: She gets little focus, and what she ''does'' get only serves to emphasize her feelings for Ren.
* ShesAManInJapan: To an extent, as Rui is never stated to be male or female in Japan, but in the translation, she's confirmed to be female.
* SubordinateExcuse: She clearly has feelings for Ren.
* VirginSacrifice: The spirits of the mountain try repeatedly to make her a pillar.

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* AmbiguousGender: In the Japanese version, Rui's gender isn't confirmed in-game. WordOfGod said that they are in full support of Rui being interpreted as either gender.
* ApocalypticLog: Rui's Water-Patterned Journal.
* {{Bifauxnen}}: Shiragiku asks if Rui is BodyHorror: The curse has left her looking like a boy or a girl when she first sees her.
drowned woman with blueish skin, disheveled hair and red eyes.
* DamselInDistress: She's repeatedly taken DeathSeeker: [[spoiler:Inverted. Ouse secretly desired to ''live'' with Asou, and not die with him, which was one of the reasons her ritual failed.]]
* DyingAlone: [[spoiler:In Yuuri's Good Ending, Ouse accepts it because Yuuri sympathized with her pain and suffering. Ouse manages to fulfill her duty and seal
away the Black Water again.]]
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Even in her Cursed state, she shows [[IdenticalGrandson Ren]] kindness and never attempts to harm him.
* FlunkyBoss: During her actual battle.
** When fought underwater, she summons 5-6 Guardians around her, who disperse and attack separately if not defeated quickly. Fortunately said Guardians go down in one hit or two.
** When fought above water surface, she summons some {{Mook}}(s) you've encountered earlier in the story. And Guardian(s), if summoned, emerge out of water to grab you
by the spirits ankle before disappearing.
* HopelessBossFight: You ''have'' to escape when encountering her for the first
and Ren needs to rescue her.
second time.
* TheLoad: Given that she doesn't have a Camera Obscura, she's automatically this.
LoveAtFirstSight: [[spoiler:With Kunihiko Asou.]]
* SatelliteLoveInterest: She gets little focus, and what she ''does'' get only serves to emphasize her LoveHurts: Her feelings for Ren.
* ShesAManInJapan: To an extent, as Rui is never stated to be male or female in Japan, but in
[[spoiler:Kunihiko Asou]] were so strong that they frightened her and it hurt when he left the translation, mountain. She describes those feelings as being a curse on her. [[spoiler:In one of Ren's endings, his taking a picture of her makes Ouse think that he has rejected her a second time.]]
* OneHitKill: Played straight, if Ouse manages to touch the player when she is chasing them. Averted during her actual battle.
* PsychicPowers: Had them as a shrine maiden, using them to ease the suffering of those committing suicide.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: If you can actually see her red eyes,
she's confirmed probably close enough to be female.
kill you.
* SubordinateExcuse: She clearly has feelings SpellMyNameWithAnS: Ouse or Ose? The English translation went with Ose, though the Katakana reveal that it is Ouse.
* TogetherInDeath: Ouse's spirit is repeatedly heard calling out
for Ren.
someone to die with her, to ease her suffering as a pillar. [[spoiler:In Yuuri's Bad Ending, she and Yuuri jump off the cliff, appeasing each other's loneliness.]]
* VirginSacrifice: The spirits of She was chosen to become a Great Pillar. However, her ritual failed and caused the mountain try repeatedly Black Water to make overflow and curse the mountain.
* WomanInWhite: In the past,
her attire as a pillar.
shrine maiden. [[spoiler:She reverts to this form in Yuuri's Good Ending.]]
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: She wanders the mountain, desperate to ease her loneliness and pain.....but ultimately killing almost everyone she encounters.



[[folder:Tsumugi Katashina]]

-> Voiced By: Natsumi Takamori

A socially awkward girl, she had attempted suicide before heading to Mt. Hikami. She goes missing, which leads to Ayane being recruited to find her as part of a missing person's case.

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[[folder:Tsumugi Katashina]]

[[folder: Shiragiku]]
[[quoteright:177:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/shiragiku.png]]

-> Voiced By: Natsumi Takamori

Creator/NatsumiTakamori

A socially awkward girl, she had attempted suicide before heading white-haired girl that appears around the Doll Shrine and likes to Mt. Hikami. 'play' with visitors. She goes missing, which leads seems to Ayane being recruited have some form of connection to find her as part of a missing person's case.
Kunihiko Asou in his childhood.




* DarkAndTroubledPast: Tried to commit suicide at least once since she wasn't loved by her family.
* SmallRoleBigImpact: Her disappearance at Mt. Hikami is what made Ayane go to the area and look for her.

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\n* DarkAndTroubledPast: Tried to commit suicide at least once since ApocalypticLog: Shiragiku's Notebooks.
* ChildhoodMarriagePromise: [[spoiler:Before her ritual,
she wasn't loved gave Asou a braid of her hair as a form of promise to come back and become her Yuukon partner. He agreed, but her death traumatized him so badly that he repressed his memories of her.]]
* CreepyChild: Turns into this as a ghost.
* CreepyDoll: She summons these when battling you.
* EmotionlessGirl: She doesn't show very strong emotions.
* FlowerMotifs: Her kimono is adorned with a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycoris_radiata higanbana]] design.
* FlunkyBoss: She summons Dolls to assist her in her battles.
* ForgottenChildhoodFriend: [[spoiler:Of Kunihiko Asou's.]]
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: [[spoiler:In both of her endings, she realizes that she doesn't want Asou to be burdened with the same fate as hers and sends Ren, thinking he is Asou, away to live his life.]]
* IWillWaitForYou: She has been waiting for [[spoiler:Asou]] all this time.
* MysticalWhiteHair: Caused
by her family.
albinism, but is seen as a sign of her strong, spiritual powers.
* SmallRoleBigImpact: Her disappearance {{Unperson}}: She was told that she was not really alive or a real person, until she turned 7 years old. At which time, she was going to be turned into a pillar.
* VirginSacrifice: She was turned into a pillar
at Mt. Hikami is what made Ayane go to the area and look for her.
a young age.



[[folder: Fuyuhi Himino]]
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-> Voiced By: Asaka Imai (Japanese), Katie Beudert (English)

Fuyuhi recently hired Hisoka to find her missing friend, Haruka. Since Hisoka disappears herself and Fuyuhi is worried about Haruka, she heads to Mt Hikami on her own to look for her.

At Mt Hikami, she is eventually forced to commit suicide by a hostile spirit.

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[[folder: Fuyuhi Himino]]
[[quoteright:194:http://static.
Hisoka Kurosawa]]
[[quoteright:178:http://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/fuyuhi.org/pmwiki/pub/images/hisoka.png]]

-> Voiced By: Asaka Imai (Japanese), Katie Beudert (English)

Fuyuhi recently hired Hisoka to find her
Creator/AtsukoTanaka

The owner of Kurosawa Antiques and Yuuri's employer. While running the store, she also does minor fortune-telling or
missing friend, Haruka. Since persons requests. Hisoka disappears herself and Fuyuhi is worried about Haruka, she heads to vanishes on Mt Hikami on her own to look while looking for her.

At Mt Hikami, she is eventually forced
Haruka Momose and Yuuri heads off to commit suicide by a hostile spirit.find her.



* ApocalypticLog: Fuyuhi's Letter.
* BungledSuicide: She and Haruka were part of a suicide pact with other girls and tried to drown themselves, but Fuyuhi and Haruka failed to die.
* DrivenToSuicide: When she gets separated from Yuuri at Mt Hikami, Fuyuhi is possessed by a ghost and forced to replicate her suicide. This time, she succeeds.
* HighPressureBlood: Implied off-screen, when Fuyuhi cutting her throat is represented by showing a wave of blood splattering onto her shoes.
* HopeSpot: Yuuri is able to catch up with Fuyuhi in the Unfathomable Forest, but the two end up getting separated. While Yuuri does find Fuyuhi again, it's only seconds before she cuts her throat.
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: With Haruka, given their intense connection.
* SacrificialLamb: She shows what happens to people who wander Mt Hikami without the help of a Camera Obscura and cannot resist a spirit's influence.
* SlashedThroat: How she kills herself.
* SuicidePact: Took part in one with some of her friends; they walked into a lake to drown themselves in, but she and Haruka survived.
* SurvivorsGuilt: She feels guilty over having failed the previous suicide attempt.
* WomanInWhite: Wears a simple, white dress.

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* ApocalypticLog: Fuyuhi's Letter.
* BungledSuicide: She
Hisoka's Journal and Haruka were part Missing Person Files.
* BeautyMark: To the right
of a suicide pact with other girls and tried her lip.
* ContinuityNod: WordOfGod states that she is related
to drown themselves, but Fuyuhi and Haruka failed to die.
Rei Kurosawa, though how they are related is unknown.
* DrivenToSuicide: IronicEcho: When she gets separated from prevented Yuuri's suicide attempt, she told her that [[YouAreNotAlone She is not alone]]. [[spoiler:When Yuuri at Mt Hikami, Fuyuhi is possessed by a ghost and forced tries to replicate her suicide. This time, she succeeds.
* HighPressureBlood: Implied off-screen, when Fuyuhi cutting her throat is represented by showing a wave of blood splattering onto her shoes.
* HopeSpot: Yuuri is able to catch up with Fuyuhi in the Unfathomable Forest, but the two end up getting separated. While Yuuri does find Fuyuhi again, it's only seconds before she cuts her throat.
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: With Haruka, given their intense connection.
* SacrificialLamb: She shows what happens to people who wander
bring Hisoka back from Mt Hikami without and the latter refuses, Yuuri tells her those same words.]]
* MentorOccupationalHazard: She goes missing early in the game. [[spoiler:Inverted, as Hisoka always survives.]]
* MyGreatestFailure: When she was looking for Ayumi and finally found the girl, Ayumi threw herself off a cliff. Hisoka feels like she failed her client, and the girl, and wonders if her search for Ayumi drove her to suicide.
* PsychicPowers: She makes a living using hers to
help of a Camera Obscura others find items or missing people.
** {{Psychometry}}: Calls it 'Shadow Reading'
and cannot resist teaches Yuuri how to do it.
* TakeMeInstead: Hisoka willingly entered
a spirit's influence.
* SlashedThroat: How she kills herself.
* SuicidePact: Took part in one with some of her friends; they walked
Black Box[[spoiler:, to protect Yuuri from being turned into a lake to drown themselves in, but she and Haruka survived.
pillar]].
* SurvivorsGuilt: She feels guilty over having failed VirginSacrifice: Yuuri finds her in a Black Box in a shrine far off the previous suicide attempt.
* WomanInWhite: Wears a simple, white dress.
lake. [[spoiler:Hisoka survives.]]



[[folder: Haruka Momose]]
[[quoteright:201:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/haruka.png]]

Haruka went missing at Mt Hikami recently, causing Fuyuhi to ask Hisoka to try and find her. When Hisoka went missing, Yuuri took over in tracking Haruka down. She manages to bring her back down the mountain.

Eventually, Haruka is called back to the mountain and ends up in a black box.

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[[folder: Haruka Momose]]
[[quoteright:201:http://static.
Rui Kagamiya]]
[[quoteright:182:http://static.
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Haruka went missing at Mt Hikami recently, causing Fuyuhi to ask Hisoka to try -> Voiced By: Creator/MaayaSakamoto

Ren's assistant, who has feelings for him
and find her. When Hisoka went missing, Yuuri took over in tracking Haruka down. She manages to bring her back down the mountain.

Eventually, Haruka is called back to the mountain and ends up in a black box.
joins him when exploring Mt Hikami.



* ApocalypticLog: Haruka's Notes.
* BungledSuicide: She, too, survived the drowning attempt.
* DamselInDistress: Went missing at Mt Hikami and has to be rescued. [[spoiler:The mountain calls her back and Haruka is killed, after all.]]
* ExtremeDoormat: She is described as having trouble refusing anyone.
* PsychicPowers: Possesses a sixth sense that leaves her vulnerable to manipulation by spirits.
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: With Fuyuhi, her best friend.
* SuicidePact: Took part in an attempt to drown herself with her friends, but she and Fuyuhi survived.
* SurvivorsGuilt: Over having survived the previous attempt.
* VirginSacrifice: She was placed into a black box and was supposed to become one, before Yuuri managed to save her. [[spoiler:Haruka ultimately becomes one, after all, when she goes back to the mountain.]]
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Haruka doesn't have a lot of screentime before she dies and is, overall, mostly defined by her friendship with Fuyuhi.

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* AmbiguousGender: In the Japanese version, Rui's gender isn't confirmed in-game. WordOfGod said that they are in full support of Rui being interpreted as either gender.
* ApocalypticLog: Haruka's Notes.
Rui's Journal.
* BungledSuicide: She, too, survived the drowning attempt.
{{Bifauxnen}}: Shiragiku asks if Rui is a boy or a girl when she first sees her.
* DamselInDistress: Went missing at Mt Hikami She's repeatedly taken away by the spirits and has Ren needs to be rescued. [[spoiler:The mountain calls her back and Haruka is killed, after all.]]
rescue her.
* ExtremeDoormat: She is described as having trouble refusing anyone.
* PsychicPowers: Possesses a sixth sense
TheLoad: Given that leaves her vulnerable to manipulation by spirits.
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: With Fuyuhi, her best friend.
* SuicidePact: Took part in an attempt to drown herself with her friends, but
she and Fuyuhi survived.
* SurvivorsGuilt: Over having survived the previous attempt.
* VirginSacrifice: She was placed into a black box and was supposed to become one, before Yuuri managed to save her. [[spoiler:Haruka ultimately becomes one, after all, when she goes back to the mountain.]]
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Haruka
doesn't have a lot of screentime before Camera Obscura, she's automatically this.
* SatelliteLoveInterest: She gets little focus, and what
she dies and is, overall, mostly defined by ''does'' get only serves to emphasize her friendship with Fuyuhi.
feelings for Ren.
* ShesAManInJapan: To an extent, as Rui is never stated to be male or female in Japan, but in the translation, she's confirmed to be female.
* SubordinateExcuse: She clearly has feelings for Ren.
* VirginSacrifice: The spirits of the mountain try repeatedly to make her a pillar.



[[folder: Keiji Watarai]]

Keiji is a half-Japanese folklorist from England. He eventually moved to a house on Mt Hikami. After his sudden disappearance and death, his house became a legend in the village and is said to appear and disappear with the fog.

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[[folder: Keiji Watarai]]

Keiji is a half-Japanese folklorist from England. He eventually moved
[[folder:Tsumugi Katashina]]

-> Voiced By: Natsumi Takamori

A socially awkward girl, she had attempted suicide before heading
to a house on Mt Mt. Hikami. After his sudden disappearance and death, his house became a legend in the village and is said She goes missing, which leads to appear and disappear with the fog.Ayane being recruited to find her as part of a missing person's case.



* ApocalypticLog: Folklorist's Notes.
* ButNotTooForeign: He is Japanese and English, but with a fully Japanese name.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: As one of Ouse's failed suitors, his body was broken and twisted to fit into a black box.
* CuriosityKilledTheCast: His interest in Mt Hikami's rituals eventually led to his death.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Upon seeing Ouse Kurosawa's photograph, he fell in love with her beauty.

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* ApocalypticLog: Folklorist's Notes.
DarkAndTroubledPast: Tried to commit suicide at least once since she wasn't loved by her family.
* ButNotTooForeign: He SmallRoleBigImpact: Her disappearance at Mt. Hikami is Japanese what made Ayane go to the area and English, but with a fully Japanese name.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: As one of Ouse's failed suitors, his body was broken and twisted to fit into a black box.
* CuriosityKilledTheCast: His interest in Mt Hikami's rituals eventually led to his death.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Upon seeing Ouse Kurosawa's photograph, he fell in love with her beauty.
look for her.



[[folder: Kazuya Sakaki]]
[[quoteright:187:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sakaki_0.png]]

Ren's friend. He went missing at Mt Hikami, but contacted Ren about 'getting married' soon.

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[[folder: Kazuya Sakaki]]
[[quoteright:187:http://static.
Fuyuhi Himino]]
[[quoteright:194:http://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sakaki_0.png]]

Ren's friend. He went
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-> Voiced By: Asaka Imai (Japanese), Katie Beudert (English)

Fuyuhi recently hired Hisoka to find her
missing at friend, Haruka. Since Hisoka disappears herself and Fuyuhi is worried about Haruka, she heads to Mt Hikami on her own to look for her.

At
Mt Hikami, but contacted Ren about 'getting married' soon.she is eventually forced to commit suicide by a hostile spirit.



* ApocalypticLog: Sakaki's Notes.
* BodyHorror: His neck and limbs are broken, causing his ghost to flail and stumble around.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Upon Ouse's rejection, his body was broken and shoved into a black box.
* LoveAtFirstSight: He falls in love with Ouse upon seeing her photograph and is obsessed with meeting her.

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* ApocalypticLog: Sakaki's Notes.
Fuyuhi's Letter.
* BodyHorror: His neck BungledSuicide: She and limbs are broken, causing his Haruka were part of a suicide pact with other girls and tried to drown themselves, but Fuyuhi and Haruka failed to die.
* DrivenToSuicide: When she gets separated from Yuuri at Mt Hikami, Fuyuhi is possessed by a
ghost to flail and stumble around.
forced to replicate her suicide. This time, she succeeds.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Upon Ouse's rejection, his body was broken HighPressureBlood: Implied off-screen, when Fuyuhi cutting her throat is represented by showing a wave of blood splattering onto her shoes.
* HopeSpot: Yuuri is able to catch up with Fuyuhi in the Unfathomable Forest, but the two end up getting separated. While Yuuri does find Fuyuhi again, it's only seconds before she cuts her throat.
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: With Haruka, given their intense connection.
* SacrificialLamb: She shows what happens to people who wander Mt Hikami without the help of a Camera Obscura
and shoved cannot resist a spirit's influence.
* SlashedThroat: How she kills herself.
* SuicidePact: Took part in one with some of her friends; they walked
into a black box.
* LoveAtFirstSight: He falls in love with Ouse upon seeing her photograph
lake to drown themselves in, but she and is obsessed with meeting her.
Haruka survived.
* SurvivorsGuilt: She feels guilty over having failed the previous suicide attempt.
* WomanInWhite: Wears a simple, white dress.



[[folder: Kyozo Kururugi]]
[[quoteright:132:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/kyozo.png]]

Kyozo once went to Mt Hikami in order to end his life, but he panicked when one of the shrine maiden's gaze seemed to look into his soul. He fled in fear, but became enraged of her trying to see his secrets and returned to the mountain, killing every shrine maiden.

After killing the shrine maidens, he committed suicide.

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[[folder: Kyozo Kururugi]]
[[quoteright:132:http://static.
Haruka Momose]]
[[quoteright:201:http://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/kyozo.png]]

Kyozo once
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Haruka
went to missing at Mt Hikami recently, causing Fuyuhi to ask Hisoka to try and find her. When Hisoka went missing, Yuuri took over in order tracking Haruka down. She manages to end his life, but he panicked when one of bring her back down the shrine maiden's gaze seemed to look into his soul. He fled in fear, but became enraged of her trying to see his secrets and returned mountain.

Eventually, Haruka is called back
to the mountain, killing every shrine maiden.

After killing the shrine maidens, he committed suicide.
mountain and ends up in a black box.



* ApocalypticLog: Bloody Notes.
* AxCrazy: After reciprocating the shrine maiden's gaze, he went insane and killed every shrine maiden on the mountain. His spirit continues to kill anyone he encounters.
* ManOnFire: When defeated, he sets himself on fire and charges at the player. A well-timed shot can put the flames out and allow the player to Glance at him.
* SlashedThroat: How he eventually killed himself.
* TattooedCrook: He covered himself in spells before heading up the mountain.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Kyozo didn't know that killing the shrine maidens was one of the factors that caused Ouse's ritual to fail, resulting in Mt Hikami being cursed. The fact that he killed the monks that were keeping the holy fire aflame which might at least have slowed down or locally restrict the curse certainly didn't help either.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: What he thought himself to be, when he killed his sister's lover in order to 'protect' her.

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* ApocalypticLog: Bloody Haruka's Notes.
* AxCrazy: After reciprocating BungledSuicide: She, too, survived the shrine maiden's gaze, he went insane and killed every shrine maiden on the mountain. His spirit continues to kill anyone he encounters.
drowning attempt.
* ManOnFire: When defeated, he sets himself on fire and charges DamselInDistress: Went missing at the player. A well-timed shot can put the flames out and allow the player to Glance at him.
* SlashedThroat: How he eventually killed himself.
* TattooedCrook: He covered himself in spells before heading up the mountain.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Kyozo didn't know that killing the shrine maidens was one of the factors that caused Ouse's ritual to fail, resulting in
Mt Hikami being cursed. The fact and has to be rescued. [[spoiler:The mountain calls her back and Haruka is killed, after all.]]
* ExtremeDoormat: She is described as having trouble refusing anyone.
* PsychicPowers: Possesses a sixth sense
that he killed leaves her vulnerable to manipulation by spirits.
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: With Fuyuhi, her best friend.
* SuicidePact: Took part in an attempt to drown herself with her friends, but she and Fuyuhi survived.
* SurvivorsGuilt: Over having survived
the monks that were keeping previous attempt.
* VirginSacrifice: She was placed into a black box and was supposed to become one, before Yuuri managed to save her. [[spoiler:Haruka ultimately becomes one, after all, when she goes back to
the holy fire aflame which might at least mountain.]]
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Haruka doesn't
have slowed down or locally restrict the curse certainly didn't help either.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: What he thought himself to be, when he killed his sister's lover in order to 'protect' her.
a lot of screentime before she dies and is, overall, mostly defined by her friendship with Fuyuhi.



[[folder: Shrine Maidens]]

!! Emi, Inori and Honoka Mikomori

A group of shrine maidens that lived on Mt Hikami. Their duty was to use their powers to allow people to commit suicide without any of their past burdens and see all of their selves.

They were all slaughtered by Kururugi and their spirits now coax people to their deaths.

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[[folder: Shrine Maidens]]

!! Emi, Inori and Honoka Mikomori

A group of shrine maidens that lived
Keiji Watarai]]

Keiji is a half-Japanese folklorist from England. He eventually moved to a house
on Mt Hikami. Their duty was to use their powers to allow people to commit suicide without any of their past burdens After his sudden disappearance and see all of their selves.

They were all slaughtered by Kururugi
death, his house became a legend in the village and their spirits now coax people is said to their deaths.appear and disappear with the fog.



* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Played straight for a long time, their ghost forms are unblemished and beautiful. Subverted in the final chapter, when they show the injuries and mutilation that Kururugi caused them.
* DrivenToSuicide: In life, they used their powers to comfort people before they committed suicide. As cursed spirits, they simply drive them to suicide.
* EyeScream: Kururugi slashed their eyes out after killing them.
* {{Miko}}: All of them are devoted to the shrine's faith.
* PlotTriggeringDeath: Their deaths are part of what caused Ouse's ritual to fail.
* PsychicPowers: They used their powers to observe the thoughts and secrets of people, before they committed suicide.
* RavenHairIvorySkin: All of them were typical Japanese beauties in life.
* VirginSacrifice: If they had lived long enough to use up their powers, they would have been turned into Pillars themselves.

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* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Played straight for a long time, their ghost forms are unblemished ApocalypticLog: Folklorist's Notes.
* ButNotTooForeign: He is Japanese
and beautiful. Subverted in the final chapter, when they show the injuries and mutilation that Kururugi caused them.
English, but with a fully Japanese name.
* DrivenToSuicide: In life, they used their powers to comfort people before they committed suicide. CruelAndUnusualDeath: As cursed spirits, they simply drive them to suicide.
* EyeScream: Kururugi slashed their eyes out after killing them.
* {{Miko}}: All
one of them are devoted to the shrine's faith.
* PlotTriggeringDeath: Their deaths are part of what caused
Ouse's ritual to fail.
* PsychicPowers: They used their powers to observe the thoughts
failed suitors, his body was broken and secrets of people, before they committed suicide.
* RavenHairIvorySkin: All of them were typical Japanese beauties in life.
* VirginSacrifice: If they had lived long enough
twisted to use up their powers, they would have been turned fit into Pillars themselves.
a black box.
* CuriosityKilledTheCast: His interest in Mt Hikami's rituals eventually led to his death.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Upon seeing Ouse Kurosawa's photograph, he fell in love with her beauty.



[[folder: Marriage and Funeral Celebrant]]
[[quoteright:296:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/matchmakertadasume.png]]
[[caption-width-right:296:Marriage and Funeral]]

A pair of old high priestesses that oversaw the rituals at Mt Hikami. One was in charge of performing the post-mortem marriages and the other oversaw the sinking of the boxes into the Shadowspring.

Their spirits continue to perform their duties, calling men to the mountain and marry them off to Ouse or by summoning women to become new Pillars.

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[[folder: Marriage and Funeral Celebrant]]
[[quoteright:296:http://static.
Kazuya Sakaki]]
[[quoteright:187:http://static.
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[[caption-width-right:296:Marriage and Funeral]]

A pair of old high priestesses that oversaw the rituals
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Ren's friend. He went missing
at Mt Hikami. One was in charge of performing the post-mortem marriages and the other oversaw the sinking of the boxes into the Shadowspring.

Their spirits continue to perform their duties, calling men to the mountain and marry them off to Ouse or by summoning women to become new Pillars.
Hikami, but contacted Ren about 'getting married' soon.



* ApocalypticLog: Notebook with White Cover (Marriage Celebrant) and Notebook With Black Cover (Funeral Celebrant).
* DualBoss: Their last battle is fought together in the penultimate area.
* HypnotizeThePrincess: Both use mirrors that disorient and manipulate women into entering the Black Boxes as sacrifices.
* TheMatchmaker: The Marriage Celebrant, of course, who takes her duty very seriously. It is her job to find men to call to the mountain and perform a post-mortem marriage to the shrine maidens to be sacrificed. Any man that doesn't make the cut, especially for Ouse, is killed.
* MindControlDevice: The sacred Dark Sun mirrors they hold can hypnotize victims.
* NeverMessWithGranny: Both are very old and some of the most powerful spirits.
* VirginSacrifice: Both of their duties involve performing these on women.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Their intentions are ultimately good, as the marriages can strengthen the Pillar and the sinking of the Black Box will ultimately purify the Black Lake. But how they get to that is... questionable.
* WomanInWhite: The Marriage Celebrant is dressed in white robes.

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* ApocalypticLog: Notebook Sakaki's Notes.
* BodyHorror: His neck and limbs are broken, causing his ghost to flail and stumble around.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Upon Ouse's rejection, his body was broken and shoved into a black box.
* LoveAtFirstSight: He falls in love
with White Cover (Marriage Celebrant) Ouse upon seeing her photograph and Notebook With Black Cover (Funeral Celebrant).
* DualBoss: Their last battle
is fought together in the penultimate area.
* HypnotizeThePrincess: Both use mirrors that disorient and manipulate women into entering the Black Boxes as sacrifices.
* TheMatchmaker: The Marriage Celebrant, of course, who takes her duty very seriously. It is her job to find men to call to the mountain and perform a post-mortem marriage to the shrine maidens to be sacrificed. Any man that doesn't make the cut, especially for Ouse, is killed.
* MindControlDevice: The sacred Dark Sun mirrors they hold can hypnotize victims.
* NeverMessWithGranny: Both are very old and some of the most powerful spirits.
* VirginSacrifice: Both of their duties involve performing these on women.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Their intentions are ultimately good, as the marriages can strengthen the Pillar and the sinking of the Black Box will ultimately purify the Black Lake. But how they get to that is... questionable.
* WomanInWhite: The Marriage Celebrant is dressed in white robes.
obsessed with meeting her.


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[[folder: Kyozo Kururugi]]
[[quoteright:132:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/kyozo.png]]

Kyozo once went to Mt Hikami in order to end his life, but he panicked when one of the shrine maiden's gaze seemed to look into his soul. He fled in fear, but became enraged of her trying to see his secrets and returned to the mountain, killing every shrine maiden.

After killing the shrine maidens, he committed suicide.
----
* ApocalypticLog: Bloody Notes.
* AxCrazy: After reciprocating the shrine maiden's gaze, he went insane and killed every shrine maiden on the mountain. His spirit continues to kill anyone he encounters.
* ManOnFire: When defeated, he sets himself on fire and charges at the player. A well-timed shot can put the flames out and allow the player to Glance at him.
* SlashedThroat: How he eventually killed himself.
* TattooedCrook: He covered himself in spells before heading up the mountain.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Kyozo didn't know that killing the shrine maidens was one of the factors that caused Ouse's ritual to fail, resulting in Mt Hikami being cursed. The fact that he killed the monks that were keeping the holy fire aflame which might at least have slowed down or locally restrict the curse certainly didn't help either.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: What he thought himself to be, when he killed his sister's lover in order to 'protect' her.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Shrine Maidens]]

!! Emi, Inori and Honoka Mikomori

A group of shrine maidens that lived on Mt Hikami. Their duty was to use their powers to allow people to commit suicide without any of their past burdens and see all of their selves.

They were all slaughtered by Kururugi and their spirits now coax people to their deaths.
----
* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Played straight for a long time, their ghost forms are unblemished and beautiful. Subverted in the final chapter, when they show the injuries and mutilation that Kururugi caused them.
* DrivenToSuicide: In life, they used their powers to comfort people before they committed suicide. As cursed spirits, they simply drive them to suicide.
* EyeScream: Kururugi slashed their eyes out after killing them.
* {{Miko}}: All of them are devoted to the shrine's faith.
* PlotTriggeringDeath: Their deaths are part of what caused Ouse's ritual to fail.
* PsychicPowers: They used their powers to observe the thoughts and secrets of people, before they committed suicide.
* RavenHairIvorySkin: All of them were typical Japanese beauties in life.
* VirginSacrifice: If they had lived long enough to use up their powers, they would have been turned into Pillars themselves.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Marriage and Funeral Celebrant]]
[[quoteright:296:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/matchmakertadasume.png]]
[[caption-width-right:296:Marriage and Funeral]]

A pair of old high priestesses that oversaw the rituals at Mt Hikami. One was in charge of performing the post-mortem marriages and the other oversaw the sinking of the boxes into the Shadowspring.

Their spirits continue to perform their duties, calling men to the mountain and marry them off to Ouse or by summoning women to become new Pillars.
----
* ApocalypticLog: Notebook with White Cover (Marriage Celebrant) and Notebook With Black Cover (Funeral Celebrant).
* DualBoss: Their last battle is fought together in the penultimate area.
* HypnotizeThePrincess: Both use mirrors that disorient and manipulate women into entering the Black Boxes as sacrifices.
* TheMatchmaker: The Marriage Celebrant, of course, who takes her duty very seriously. It is her job to find men to call to the mountain and perform a post-mortem marriage to the shrine maidens to be sacrificed. Any man that doesn't make the cut, especially for Ouse, is killed.
* MindControlDevice: The sacred Dark Sun mirrors they hold can hypnotize victims.
* NeverMessWithGranny: Both are very old and some of the most powerful spirits.
* VirginSacrifice: Both of their duties involve performing these on women.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Their intentions are ultimately good, as the marriages can strengthen the Pillar and the sinking of the Black Box will ultimately purify the Black Lake. But how they get to that is... questionable.
* WomanInWhite: The Marriage Celebrant is dressed in white robes.

[[/folder]]
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* TokenGoodTeammate: She is the only Handmaiden that is not hostile, doing her best to aid Miku. Her spirit can only be fought in the bonus challenges.



* DiesWideOpen: [[spoiler: Part of the reason for Reika's trauma was that he died right in front of her, and they were forced to stare endlessly at each other]].



* DropTheHammer: They carry their ceremonial hammers with them, and will attack by either swinging with it or emerging from the floor to hammer the player's foot into the ground.



[[folder: The Engravers]]
!!The Engravers

A pair of master Tattoo Artists, summoned to the shrine to tend to the Priestess. They made the sacred ink, and ritually engraved the tattoos into the Priestess's body. As part of their duties, they were forbidden from leaving the shrine and mutilated to show their devotion.

* BarbieDollAnatomy: They are topless, but their nipples are not visible.
* BodyHorror: They bodies undergo extensive mutilation as part of their duties. Needles are driven into their hands and forearms, and after their eyes are gouged out, a hemp rope is looped through the sockets.
* DualBoss: Sometimes fought as a pair, such as in the inner shrine.
* EyeScream: They tear our their own eyes, to better experience the Priestess's dreams.
* TattooedCrook: Like the Priestess, their bodies are covered in tattoos.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: They wear hakama, but without a top.

[[/folder]]




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* WellIntentionedExtremist: His brutal experiments and the secret ritual were all to find a cure from the disease plaguing the island.


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* WolfpackBoss: Her Vessel form is sometimes fought along with the Accompanists from the festival, making a total of ''six'' ghosts fought at once.
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* IdenticalStranger: To Akito Kashiwagi, Kyouka Kuze's missing lover. As the ghost Brushing Woman, she is not happy to see him.

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* IdenticalStranger: To Akito Kashiwagi, Kyouka Kuze's missing lover. As the ghost Brushing Woman, she is not happy to see him. [[spoiler: He also resembles Reika's lover, who is Akito and Kyouka's son, Kaname. This, plus having the Echo Stone Earring in a second playthrough, saves him in the [[WordOfGod canon]] good ending.]]
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When he shows up on the island, he appears to wake up on the ground for some reason...

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When he shows up on the island, he appears to wake up on the ground for some reason...reason. Also, he finds his notebook and investigation tools nearby.
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When he shows up on the island, he appears to wake up on the ground for some reason...
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!Fatal Frame III

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!Fatal Frame III
III: The Tormented



!Fatal Frame IV

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!Fatal Frame IV
IV: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse
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* CreepyDoll: He summons these when battling you.


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* CreepyDoll: She summons these when battling you.
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* {{Bifauxnen}}}: Shiragiku asks if Rui is a boy or a girl when she first sees her.

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* {{Bifauxnen}}}: {{Bifauxnen}}: Shiragiku asks if Rui is a boy or a girl when she first sees her.
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* AmbiguousGender: In the Japanese version, Rui's gender isn't confirmed in-game. WordOfGod said that they are in full support of Rui being interpreted as either gender.



* {{Bifauxnen}}: Shiragiku asks if Rui is a boy or a girl when she first sees her.

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* {{Bifauxnen}}: {{Bifauxnen}}}: Shiragiku asks if Rui is a boy or a girl when she first sees her.


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* ShesAManInJapan: To an extent, as Rui is never stated to be male or female in Japan, but in the translation, she's confirmed to be female.
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