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A young girl who loves watching dramas on TV and learns of her intense passion for acting, when she gets a minor role in a school play. Her passion inflamed, Maya chooses to become a professional actress under the tutelage of Tsukikage.




A young girl who loves watching dramas on TV and learns of her intense passion for acting, when she gets a minor role in a school play. Her passion inflamed, Maya chooses to become a professional actress under the tutelage of Tsukikage.




Maya's mother. She works in a noodle restaurant, where her daughter helped out at times, too. Haru was against Maya learning to act and wanted to force her to come back home after she ran away, but eventually gave her okay to stay. Haru eventually falls ill with tuberculosis and ends up in a hospital, being taken care of, while being left in the dark of her daughter's success.



Maya's mother. She works in a noodle restaurant, where her daughter helped out at times, too. Haru was against Maya learning to act and wanted to force her to come back home after she ran away, but eventually gave her okay to stay. Haru eventually falls ill with tuberculosis and ends up in a hospital, being taken care of, while being left in the dark of her daughter's success.




The daughter of a famous actress and director, Ayumi has everything in life and more. She's an amazing actress and wishes to surpass even her mother. Ayumi eventually catches Tsukikage's attention as a potential candidate for the inheritance of the Crimson Goddess.



The daughter of a famous actress and director, Ayumi has everything in life and more. She's an amazing actress and wishes to surpass even her mother. Ayumi eventually catches Tsukikage's attention as a potential candidate for the inheritance of the Crimson Goddess.




The original Crimson Goddess and, despite having left the stage years ago, still a well-known actress. She left the stage after a spotlight fell and hit her face, badly burning half of it. She's looking for an actress who is remarkable and can take over her role as the Crimson Goddess.



The original Crimson Goddess and, despite having left the stage years ago, still a well-known actress. She left the stage after a spotlight fell and hit her face, badly burning half of it. She's looking for an actress who is remarkable and can take over her role as the Crimson Goddess.




The current vice-president of Daito. He's a cold, level-headed business man who will do whatever he can to get Daito the rights to the Crimson Goddess play. He eventually eases up on things and learns to appreciate and love Maya's acting, becoming a huge, secret fan of hers.




The current vice-president of Daito. He's a cold, level-headed business man who will do whatever he can to get Daito the rights to the Crimson Goddess play. He eventually eases up on things and learns to appreciate and love Maya's acting, becoming a huge, secret fan of hers.




Part of the Ondine theater, Sakurakouji is a nice guy who quickly becomes friends with Maya. He has feelings for her and wants to date her, but tries his best to not force her too much. He is a talented actor, who got recognition and is one of the candidates to play the sculptor in the Crimson Goddess play.



Part of the Ondine theater, Sakurakouji is a nice guy who quickly becomes friends with Maya. He has feelings for her and wants to date her, but tries his best to not force her too much. He is a talented actor, who got recognition and is one of the candidates to play the sculptor in the Crimson Goddess play.



!!Rei Aoki

One of the students at the Tsukikage theater.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KeikoToda (original TV series), Creator/UraraTakano (OAV's), Ayumi Kinoshita (2005 series)

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!!Rei Aoki

One of the students at the
!!The Tsukikage theater.

-->'''Voiced
Group
-->'''Rei is Voiced
by''': Creator/KeikoToda (original TV series), Creator/UraraTakano (OAV's), Ayumi Kinoshita (2005 series)
-->'''Sayaka is Voiced by''': Creator/MayumiIizuka (OAV's), Creator/FumikoOrikasa (2005 series)
-->'''Mina is Voiced by''': Creator/YokoHonna (2005 series)

Four girls who have stuck with Tsukikage, after the theatre was closed down and wanted to remain with their teacher. Each have a few years worth of acting experience and begin to perform together with the Ikkakuju group a lot, starting with the ''A Stone's Smile'' play.



* {{Bifauxnen}}: She's usually mistaken to be a guy and is often cast for male roles. She dislike it, but seems to eventually accept it.
* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: Got a lot of fangirls because she was mistaken as a boy. Even after they learn that Rei is a girl, the fans ''still'' love her.
* TheRunaway: She left her family, an apparently rich one, because they didn't want her to become an actress.

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* {{Bifauxnen}}: She's Rei is usually mistaken to be a guy and is often cast for male roles. She dislike dislikes it, but seems to eventually accept it.
* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: Got Rei got a lot of fangirls because she was mistaken as a boy. Even after they learn that Rei is a girl, the fans ''still'' love her.
* TheGenericGuy: Taiko's a friendly character, but there's not a lot known about her.
* GirlishPigtails: Sayaka usually keeps her hair in two, low pigtails.
* TheRunaway: She Rei left her family, an apparently rich one, because they didn't want her to become an actress.



* WholesomeCrossdresser: Most of her fans thought she was 'in drag' when playing a female character. Her male roles, though, play this straight.

!!Sayaka Minazuki

One of the students at the Tsukikage theater.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MayumiIizuka (OAV's), Creator/FumikoOrikasa (2005 series)

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* TookALevelInKindness: Sayaka originally was portrayed as being jealous of Maya getting attention and tried to take the role of Beth away from her in ''Little Women''. Eventually recognized Maya's talent and became much kinder.
* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: Mina eventually falls in love with the leader of the Ikkakuju group. Everyone's surprised at the blossoming love, no idea why it's even starting.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Most of her Rei's fans thought she was 'in drag' when playing a female character. Her male roles, though, play this straight.

!!Sayaka Minazuki

One
!!The Ikkakuju Group

A group
of actors and actresses that try their acting by using as little scenery as possible, having their group members act out as various inanimate objects to replace the students at scenery. They took second in best performance during the National Theater Performances. They help out and act alongside the Tsukikage theater.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MayumiIizuka (OAV's), Creator/FumikoOrikasa (2005 series)
theater off and on.



* GirlishPigtails: Usually keeps her hair in two, low pigtails.
* TookALevelInKindness: She was portrayed as a bit of a sneaky bitch, especially towards Maya, at first. But after realizing what talent Maya has, she's become a good friend and lost some of her haughtyness.

!!Mina Saruwatari

One of the students at the Tsukikage theater.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/YokoHonna (2005 series)

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* GirlishPigtails: Usually keeps BeautyMark: Keiko has one on the left side of her hair in two, low pigtails.
mouth.
* TookALevelInKindness: She {{Bifauxnen}}: Keiko is a handsome woman, but often mistaken as a guy, similar to Rei.
* KansaiRegionalAccent: They performed ''Romeo & Juliet'' with this accent. [[NoodleIncident It
was portrayed as apparently hilarious]].
* PerpetualPoverty: They barely have any money, so they try to save by foregoing things like taking busses or buying much for their plays, preferring to build
a bit of a sneaky bitch, especially towards Maya, at first. But after realizing what talent Maya has, she's become a good friend and lost some of her haughtyness.

!!Mina Saruwatari

One of
scenery on their own.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Hajime played
the students at the Tsukikage theater.

queen of Amazons when they performed ''A Midsummer Night's Dream''.

!!Shiori Takamiya
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/YokoHonna Creator/MayaOkamoto (2005 series)series)

http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/glass_shiori.png Masumi's Omiai-partner and eventual fiancée. She's a refined lady and belongs to the important Takamiya company. Shiori eventually realizes that Masumi loves Maya.



* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: She eventually falls in love with the leader of the Ikkakuju group. Everyone's surprised at the blossoming love, no idea why it's even starting.

!!Taiko Kasuga

One of the students of the Tsukikage theater.

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* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: She eventually falls BitchInSheepsClothing: Shows this, after learning that Masumi loves Maya. She's rude and mean to Maya, blames her for things that she had no real part in love with and plays up the leader of drama.
* {{Fainting}}: Happens a few times, mostly
the Ikkakuju group. Everyone's surprised Anemic variety. [[spoiler: Though, given her true colors, she might just be ''really good'' at acting this out at just the appropriate time.]]
* HairDecorations: Shiori tends to wear some [[MeaningfulName white]] hairclips, to hold her hair back.
* IllGirl: Anemic since childhood and easily susceptible to fainting spells and getting colds.
* ObstructiveLoveInterest: Begins to play up her frail side and 'emotional uncertainness' about Masumi's feelings up a lot later on.

!!Saeko Mizuki
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/SaekoShimazu (OAV's), Creator/ReiSakuma (2005 series)

Masumi's secretary and takes over as Maya's manager, when Maya becomes an actress under contract of Daito. She's a no-nonesense woman who tends to keep a level head, even
at the blossoming love, no idea why it's even starting.

!!Taiko Kasuga

One
worst of the students of the Tsukikage theater.times.



* TheGenericGuy: She's a friendly character, but there's not a lot known about her.

!!The Ikkakuju Group

A group of actors and actresses that try their acting by using as little scenery as possible, having their group members act out as various inanimate objects to replace the scenery. They took second in best performance during the National Theater Performances. They help out and act alongside the Tsukikage theater off and on.

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* TheGenericGuy: She's CoolShades: She is generally drawn wearing large, drooping tinted glasses.
* TheStoic: She doesn't show emotions in her facial expressions
a friendly character, but there's lot, and what emotion she does show is not a lot known about her.

!!The Ikkakuju Group

A group of actors and actresses
done very intenely.
** NotSoStoic: Though when pushed or honestly horrified, she ''does'' show you exactly what she feels. She looks shocked when learning
that try their acting by using as little scenery as possible, having their group members act out as various inanimate objects to replace Maya's missing mother has turned up dead and yells at Masumi [[spoiler: for indirectly being responsible for her death]].

!!Ichiren Oosaki
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/ToshiyukiMorikawa (OAV's), Creator/HirokiTochi (2005 series)

The creator of
the scenery. They Crimson Goddess play. He was a well-known stage-director and took second in best performance during the National Theater Performances. They help out and act alongside the Tsukikage theater off in, when she was caught stealing from him. As Daito prevented Ichiren from getting any more plays or work to be done, he fell into a horrible depression and on.ended up committing suicide, leaving Tsukikage the rights to the Crimson Goddess play.



* BeautyMark: Keiko has one on the left side of her mouth.
* {{Bifauxnen}}: Keiko is a handsome woman, but often mistaken as a guy, similar to Rei.
* KansaiRegionalAccent: They performed ''Romeo & Juliet'' with this accent. [[NoodleIncident It was apparently hilarious]].
* PerpetualPoverty: They barely have any money, so they try to save by foregoing things like taking busses or buying much for their plays, preferring to build a bit of scenery on their own.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Hajime played the queen of Amazons when they performed ''A Midsummer Night's Dream''.

!!Shiori Takamiya
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/glass_shiori.png Masumi's Omiai-partner and eventual fiancée. She's a refined lady and belongs to the important Takamiya company. Shiori eventually realizes that Masumi loves Maya.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MayaOkamoto (2005 series)

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* BeautyMark: Keiko has one on DrivenToSuicide: Unable to perform any more plays, getting any work done and his dream of staging the left side of her mouth.
Crimson Goddess ruined, Ichiren hangs himself.
* {{Bifauxnen}}: Keiko is HappilyMarried: He was happily married to his wife, and was even a handsome woman, father, but often mistaken as a guy, similar to Rei.
* KansaiRegionalAccent: They performed ''Romeo & Juliet'' with this accent. [[NoodleIncident It was
apparently hilarious]].
* PerpetualPoverty: They barely have any money, so they try to save by foregoing things like taking busses or buying much for their plays, preferring to build a bit of scenery on their own.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Hajime played
lost the queen two of Amazons them during the second World War.
* LivingEmotionalCrutch: He was this to Tsukikage from childhood onward, though she didn't admit it until years later.
* SadistTeacher: Where do you think Tsukikage got it from? He's described as having been ''very'' strict with his actors, which made it all the more special
when they performed ''A Midsummer Night's Dream''.

!!Shiori Takamiya
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/glass_shiori.png Masumi's Omiai-partner and eventual fiancée. She's a refined lady and belongs to the important Takamiya company. Shiori eventually realizes that Masumi loves Maya.

he did praise someone.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: His last name. Oozaki or Oosaki?

!!Eisuke Hayami
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MayaOkamoto Creator/IemasaKayumi (2005 series)series)

Masumi's adoptive father and the founder and current president of Daito Productions. He's been a fan of Tsukikage's for years and dreams of seeing her perform the Crimson Goddess again, intent on getting the playrights from her. Eisuke is stuck in a wheelchair most of the time, though he can be seen walking with a crutch and some other means of support. He begins to strike up an acquaintance with Maya, curious to see the Crimson Goddess candidate.



* BitchInSheepsClothing: Shows this, after learning that Masumi loves Maya. She's rude and mean to Maya, blames her for things that she had no real part in and plays up the drama.
* {{Fainting}}: Happens a few times, mostly the Anemic variety. [[spoiler: Though, given her true colors, she might just be ''really good'' at acting this out at just the appropriate time.]]
* HairDecorations: Shiori tends to wear some [[MeaningfulName white]] hairclips, to hold her hair back.
* IllGirl: Anemic since childhood and easily susceptible to fainting spells and getting colds.
* ObstructiveLoveInterest: Begins to play up her frail side and 'emotional uncertainness' about Masumi's feelings up a lot later on.

!!Saeko Mizuki

Masumi's secretary and takes over as Maya's manager, when Maya becomes an actress under contract of Daito. She's a no-nonesense woman who tends to keep a level head, even at the worst of times.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/SaekoShimazu (OAV's), Creator/ReiSakuma (2005 series)

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* BitchInSheepsClothing: Shows this, after learning that EvilIsSterile: The most 'evil' character of the cast, considering his behavior in the past. He was rendered sterile through illness decades ago.
* SecretTestOfCharacter: When his siblings suggested he pick one of their children as his heir, he told them to get the pond cleaned of mud. They failed and he asked
Masumi loves Maya. She's rude if he could do it, managing to get it clean by enlisting the help of the employees of the house.
* StalkerWithACrush: He's been one for Tsukikage for over twenty years. He sent her gifts, they were returned
and mean he eventually made it difficult to Maya, blames her for things that she had no real part in and get Oosaki to stage any plays up the drama.
* {{Fainting}}: Happens a few times, mostly the Anemic variety. [[spoiler: Though, given her true colors, she might just be ''really good'' at acting this out at just the appropriate time.]]
* HairDecorations: Shiori tends
anymore, all to wear some [[MeaningfulName white]] hairclips, get Tsukikage to hold her hair back.
* IllGirl: Anemic since childhood and easily susceptible to fainting spells and getting colds.
* ObstructiveLoveInterest: Begins to play up her frail side and 'emotional uncertainness' about Masumi's feelings up a lot later on.

!!Saeko Mizuki

Masumi's secretary and takes over as Maya's manager, when Maya becomes
sign an actress under exclusive contract of Daito. She's a no-nonesense woman who tends to keep a level head, even at with his productions and 'having' her and the worst Crimson Goddess.

!!Hajime Onodera

A producer from the Ondine Theater and a friend
of times.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/SaekoShimazu (OAV's), Creator/ReiSakuma (2005 series)
Masumi Hayami's. He uses deals and other means possible, in order to strike out competition for his theater, and helps Masumi in getting the rights for the Crimson Goddess. He is one of the potential producers for the staging of the Crimson Goddess.



* CoolShades: She is generally drawn wearing large, drooping tinted glasses.
* TheStoic: She doesn't show emotions in her facial expressions a lot, and what emotion she does show is not done very intenely.
** NotSoStoic: Though when pushed or honestly horrified, she ''does'' show you exactly what she feels. She looks shocked when learning that Maya's missing mother has turned up dead and yells at Masumi [[spoiler: for indirectly being responsible for her death]].

!!Ichiren Oosaki

The creator of the Crimson Goddess play. He was a well-known stage-director and took Tsukikage in, when she was caught stealing from him. As Daito prevented Ichiren from getting any more plays or work to be done, he fell into a horrible depression and ended up committing suicide, leaving Tsukikage the rights to the Crimson Goddess play.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/ToshiyukiMorikawa (OAV's), Creator/HirokiTochi (2005 series)

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* CoolShades: She is generally drawn wearing large, drooping tinted glasses.
* TheStoic: She doesn't show emotions in her facial expressions a lot,
{{Jerkass}}: He mocks people, insults them and the less we say about what emotion she does show is not done very intenely.
** NotSoStoic: Though when pushed or honestly horrified, she
he ''does'' show you exactly what she feels. She looks shocked when learning that Maya's missing mother has turned up dead and yells at Masumi [[spoiler: for indirectly being responsible for her death]].

!!Ichiren Oosaki

The creator of
to achieve his goals, the Crimson Goddess play. He was a well-known stage-director and took Tsukikage in, when she was caught stealing from him. As Daito prevented Ichiren from getting any more plays or work to be done, he fell into a horrible depression and ended up committing suicide, leaving Tsukikage the rights to the Crimson Goddess play.

better.

!!Ryuuzou Kuronuma
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/ToshiyukiMorikawa (OAV's), Creator/HirokiTochi Creator/KiyoyukiYanada (2005 series)
series)

A producer whose hot head and intense ideas have often gotten him into trouble with production companies. He searches for an actress, who can portray the complex emotions of a girl that turns from wolf-raised-savage to a girl intergrated into human society again. Kuronuma is one of the potential producers chosen for the Crimson Goddess.



* DrivenToSuicide: Unable to perform any more plays, getting any work done and his dream of staging the Crimson Goddess ruined, Ichiren hangs himself.
* HappilyMarried: He was happily married to his wife, and was even a father, but apparently lost the two of them during the second World War.
* LivingEmotionalCrutch: He was this to Tsukikage from childhood onward, though she didn't admit it until years later.
* SadistTeacher: Where do you think Tsukikage got it from? He's described as having been ''very'' strict with his actors, which made it all the more special when he did praise someone.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: His last name. Oozaki or Oosaki?

!!Eisuke Hayami

Masumi's adoptive father and the founder and current president of Daito Productions. He's been a fan of Tsukikage's for years and dreams of seeing her perform the Crimson Goddess again, intent on getting the playrights from her. Eisuke is stuck in a wheelchair most of the time, though he can be seen walking with a crutch and some other means of support. He begins to strike up an acquaintance with Maya, curious to see the Crimson Goddess candidate.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/IemasaKayumi (2005 series)

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* DrivenToSuicide: Unable HairTriggerTemper: He can blow up and get into fights with people pretty fast, especially when it comes to perform any more his plays, getting any work done and which he's sensitive about.
* HenpeckedHusband: His looks close to having a heart-attack when
his dream of staging wife calls the Crimson Goddess ruined, Ichiren hangs himself.
* HappilyMarried: He was happily married to his wife, and was even a father, but apparently lost the two of them during the second World War.
* LivingEmotionalCrutch: He was this to Tsukikage from childhood onward, though she didn't admit it until years later.
theater he's working at.
* SadistTeacher: Where do you think Tsukikage got it from? He's described as having been ''very'' strict with Kuronuma isn't above slapping his actors, actors for doing things improperly. He also yells a lot, which made it all has the more special when he did praise someone.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: His last name. Oozaki or Oosaki?

!!Eisuke Hayami

Masumi's adoptive father and the founder and current president
unfortunate effect that a lot of Daito Productions. He's been a fan of Tsukikage's for years and dreams of seeing her perform the Crimson Goddess again, intent on getting the playrights from her. Eisuke is stuck in a wheelchair most of the time, though he can be seen walking actors ''can't'' work with him over a crutch and some other means long period of support. He begins to strike up an acquaintance with Maya, curious to see the Crimson Goddess candidate.

time.

!!Emi Tabuchi
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/IemasaKayumi Creator/AtsukoEnomoto (2005 series)series)

An idol-singer. She starred in a movie where she plays a high school tennis player, who is told that she only has six months left to live.



* EvilIsSterile: The most 'evil' character of the cast, considering his behavior in the past. He was rendered sterile through illness decades ago.
* SecretTestOfCharacter: When his siblings suggested he pick one of their children as his heir, he told them to get the pond cleaned of mud. They failed and he asked Masumi if he could do it, managing to get it clean by enlisting the help of the employees of the house.
* StalkerWithACrush: He's been one for Tsukikage for over twenty years. He sent her gifts, they were returned and he eventually made it difficult to get Oosaki to stage any plays anymore, all to get Tsukikage to sign an exclusive contract with his productions and 'having' her and the Crimson Goddess.

!!Hajime Onodera

A producer from the Ondine Theater and a friend of Masumi Hayami's. He uses deals and other means possible, in order to strike out competition for his theater, and helps Masumi in getting the rights for the Crimson Goddess. He is one of the potential producers for the staging of the Crimson Goddess.

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* EvilIsSterile: The most 'evil' BadBadActing: Her acting is atrocious! Rei even comments that she thought this was the kind of acting one only ever ''reads'' about!
* IncurableCoughOfDeath: We're never told ''what'' illness her
character of the cast, considering his behavior in the past. He was rendered sterile through illness decades ago.
* SecretTestOfCharacter: When his siblings suggested he pick one of their children as his heir, he told them to get the pond cleaned of mud. They failed
is supposedly dying of.

!!Utako Himekawa
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MasakoKatsuki (2005 series)

A famous actress
and he asked Masumi if he could do it, managing to get it clean by enlisting the help former pupil of the employees of the house.
* StalkerWithACrush: He's been one
Tsukikage. She's also Ayumi's mother. Utako is an amazing actress and has wished for Tsukikage for over twenty years. He sent her gifts, they were returned and he eventually made it difficult years to get Oosaki be able to stage any plays anymore, all to get Tsukikage to sign an exclusive contract with his productions and 'having' her and play the Crimson Goddess.

!!Hajime Onodera

A producer from the Ondine Theater and a friend of Masumi Hayami's. He uses deals and other means possible, in order to strike out competition for his theater, and helps Masumi in getting the rights for the Crimson Goddess. He is one of the potential producers for the staging of the Crimson Goddess.
Goddess some time.



* {{Jerkass}}: He mocks people, insults them and the less we say about what he ''does'' to achieve his goals, the better.

!!Ryuuzou Kuronuma

A producer whose hot head and intense ideas have often gotten him into trouble with production companies. He searches for an actress, who can portray the complex emotions of a girl that turns from wolf-raised-savage to a girl intergrated into human society again. Kuronuma is one of the potential producers chosen for the Crimson Goddess.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KiyoyukiYanada (2005 series)

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* {{Jerkass}}: He mocks people, insults them and BeautyInversion: People say Utako was made very plain compared to her usual appearance for her role as Annie Sullivan in ''The Miracle Worker''.
* HappilyMarried: To her husband Mitsugu. When Ayumi brings her
the less we say about what he ''does'' to achieve his goals, the better.

!!Ryuuzou Kuronuma

A producer whose hot head and intense ideas have often gotten him into trouble with production companies. He searches for an actress, who can portray the complex emotions of a girl
message that turns from wolf-raised-savage her father loves her a lot, she knows that and wants to a girl intergrated into human society again. Kuronuma is one of return the potential producers chosen for the Crimson Goddess.

message.

!!Mitsugu Himekawa
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KiyoyukiYanada Creator/RyuseiNakao (2005 series)series)

Ayumi's father and a famous producer. He often stays in apartments he rents in various cities, so he can commute from there to work when needed. He is a perfectionist, when it comes to his work.



* HairTriggerTemper: He can blow up and get into fights with people pretty fast, especially when it comes to his plays, which he's sensitive about.
* HenpeckedHusband: His looks close to having a heart-attack when his wife calls the theater he's working at.
* SadistTeacher: Kuronuma isn't above slapping his actors for doing things improperly. He also yells a lot, which has the unfortunate effect that a lot of actors ''can't'' work with him over a long period of time.

!!Emi Tabuchi

An idol-singer. She starred in a movie where she plays a high school tennis player, who is told that she only has six months left to live.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/AtsukoEnomoto (2005 series)

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* HairTriggerTemper: He can blow up and get into fights with people pretty fast, especially when it comes to his plays, which he's sensitive about.
* HenpeckedHusband: His looks close to having a heart-attack when
HappilyMarried: To his wife calls the theater he's working at.
Utako. He asks Ayumi to bring her mother a message about how much he loves her.
* SadistTeacher: Kuronuma isn't above slapping his actors for doing {{Workaholic}}: Often works through days and nights to get things improperly. He also yells a lot, which has right, preferring to stay near his work, so he can cut down on the unfortunate effect that a lot of actors ''can't'' work with him over a long period of time.

!!Emi Tabuchi

An idol-singer. She starred in a movie where she plays a high school tennis player, who is told that she only has six months left
time it takes to live.

commute. Sometimes, he even forgets to eat.

!!Norie Otobe (aka Suzuko Tashirou)
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/AtsukoEnomoto Creator/ShizukaIto (2005 series)series)

A bubbly, easily-excited girl that is one of Maya's fans. She started helping Maya at times and watches her perfomances. Norie's real name is actually Suzuko [[spoiler: and she's waiting for an opportunity to throw Maya off her pedestal and steal her roles from her. She succeeds when Maya's mother dies and Norie manages to take the leading role of ''Shangri-La'' away from her, including her role in ''The Glittering Sky'' and others. Eventually, she's revealed to be a sub-par actress when Ayumi plays alongside her and ''wipes the floor with her''.]]



* BadBadActing: Her acting is atrocious! Rei even comments that she thought this was the kind of acting one only ever ''reads'' about!
* IncurableCoughOfDeath: We're never told ''what'' illness her character is supposedly dying of.

!!Utako Himekawa

A famous actress and former pupil of Tsukikage. She's also Ayumi's mother. Utako is an amazing actress and has wished for years to be able to play the Crimson Goddess some time.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MasakoKatsuki (2005 series)

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* BadBadActing: BeautifulAllAlong: After [[BlindingBangs moving her bangs]] and [[LettingHerHairDown opening her braid]], Norie is actually revealed to be a beauty.
* BlindingBangs:
Her acting is atrocious! Rei even comments that hair covers her eyes and frames half her face.
* FashionDissonance: Her rolled-up socks, long skirt and unflattering long sweater are mentioned making her look like
she thought came from the 1940s.
* KansaiRegionalAccent: She speaks in
this was the kind accent as a part of acting one only ever ''reads'' about!
* IncurableCoughOfDeath: We're never told ''what'' illness
her character is supposedly dying of.

!!Utako Himekawa

A famous
ObfuscatingStupidity act
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: After Ayumi proves to Norie what a worthless
actress she is compared to Maya, Norie has this reaction for what she did to Maya.
* ObfuscatingStupidity: Plays up her energetic, bubbly self a lot, when she's actually a coniving little manipulator.
* TheRunaway: She ran away from home
and former pupil of Tsukikage. She's also Ayumi's mother. Utako is an amazing actress took on a different name, because her family was against her acting. [[spoiler: All faked.]]
* YouthfulFreckles: Sports a few on her cheeks
and has wished for years to be able to play the Crimson Goddess some time.

nose. [[spoiler: They're painted on.]]

!!Shigeru Satomi
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MasakoKatsuki Creator/ShinichiroMiki (2005 series)series)

A young actor, who played the villain role in ''The Glittering Sky''. He is Maya's first love and the two end up dating for some time. They are forced to break up, though, [[spoiler: when Maya's scandal threatens to soil Shigeru's image]]. He still regrest it, though.



* BeautyInversion: People say Utako was made very plain compared to her usual appearance for her role as Annie Sullivan in ''The Miracle Worker''.
* HappilyMarried: To her husband Mitsugu. When Ayumi brings her the message that her father loves her a lot, she knows that and wants to return the message.

!!Mitsugu Himekawa

Ayumi's father and a famous producer. He often stays in apartments he rents in various cities, so he can commute from there to work when needed. He is a perfectionist, when it comes to his work.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/RyuseiNakao (2005 series)
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* HappilyMarried: To his wife Utako. He asks Ayumi to bring her mother a message about how much he loves her.
* {{Workaholic}}: Often works through days and nights to get things right, preferring to stay near his work, so he can cut down on the time it takes to commute. Sometimes, he even forgets to eat.

!!Norie Otobe (aka Suzuko Tashirou)

A bubbly, easily-excited girl that is one of Maya's fans. She started helping Maya at times and watches her perfomances. Norie's real name is actually Suzuko [[spoiler: and she's waiting for an opportunity to throw Maya off her pedestal and steal her roles from her. She succeeds when Maya's mother dies and Norie manages to take the leading role of ''Shangri-La'' away from her, including her role in ''The Glittering Sky'' and others. Eventually, she's revealed to be a sub-par actress when Ayumi plays alongside her and ''wipes the floor with her''.]]

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/ShizukaIto (2005 series)
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* BeautifulAllAlong: After [[BlindingBangs moving her bangs]] and [[LettingHerHairDown opening her braid]], Norie is actually revealed to be a beauty.
* BlindingBangs: Her hair covers her eyes and frames half her face.
* FashionDissonance: Her rolled-up socks, long skirt and unflattering long sweater are mentioned making her look like she came from the 1940s.
* KansaiRegionalAccent: She speaks in this accent as a part of her ObfuscatingStupidity act
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: After Ayumi proves to Norie what a worthless actress she is compared to Maya, Norie has this reaction for what she did to Maya.
* ObfuscatingStupidity: Plays up her energetic, bubbly self a lot, when she's actually a coniving little manipulator.
* TheRunaway: She ran away from home and took on a different name, because her family was against her acting. [[spoiler: All faked.]]
* YouthfulFreckles: Sports a few on her cheeks and nose. [[spoiler: They're painted on.]]

!!Shigeru Satomi

A young actor, who played the villain role in ''The Glittering Sky''. He is Maya's first love and the two end up dating for some time. They are forced to break up, though, [[spoiler: when Maya's scandal threatens to soil Shigeru's image]]. He still regrest it, though.

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/ShinichiroMiki (2005 series)
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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MasakoKatsuki (original TV series), Creator/MegumiOgata (OAV's), Creator/SanaeKobayashi (2005 series)



* AbusiveParents: While not an extreme case, her mother was very harsh with her words a lot and is one of the reasons why Maya thinks she's not very good at doing lots of things.



* TheDeterminator: Once Maya has decided to do something, she ''will'' do it!


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* ParentsAsPeople: Her widowed and very stressed mother was very harsh with her words a lot and is one of the reasons why Maya thinks she's not very good at doing lots of things.


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* PluckyGirl: Once Maya has decided to do something, she ''will'' do it!


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-->'''Voiced by''': Haruko Kitahama (original TV series), Tomoko Munakata (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MinoriMatsushima (original TV series), Creator/NaokoMatsui (OAV's), Creator/AkikoYajima (2005 series)


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* LonelyRichKid: As the rich daughter of two successful actors and is set on the path to follow in their footsteps, Ayumi has a lot of peers around telling her how great she is, but no real true friends. It's revealed later on that she was jealous of ordinary Maya Kitajima, not only because of her being naturally good at acting, but because she had true friends by her side encouraging her, while Ayumi had nothing but pressure to live up to her family's legacy, which made her feel alone.


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-->'''Voiced by''': Taeko Nakanishi (original TV series), Creator/KeikoToda (OAV's), Creator/ToshikoFujita (2005 series)


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* DownerBeginning: The 2005 series starts with the accident that took Tsukikage's acting career away.


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KatsujiMori (original TV series), Creator/JurotaKosugi (OAV's), Creator/ToshiyukiMorikawa (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/YujiMitsuya (original TV series), Creator/RyotaroOkiayu (OAV's), Creator/JunFukuyama (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KeikoToda (original TV series), Creator/UraraTakano (OAV's), Ayumi Kinoshita (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MayumiIizuka (OAV's), Creator/FumikoOrikasa (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/YokoHonna (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MayaOkamoto (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/SaekoShimazu (OAV's), Creator/ReiSakuma (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/ToshiyukiMorikawa (OAV's), Creator/HirokiTochi (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/IemasaKayumi (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KiyoyukiYanada (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/AtsukoEnomoto (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MasakoKatsuki (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/RyuseiNakao (2005 series)


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/ShizukaIto (2005 series)


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* KansaiRegionalAccent: She speaks in this accent as a part of her ObfuscatingStupidity act


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-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/ShinichiroMiki (2005 series)
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The Character Sheet for ''GlassMask''!
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* PlayingATree: Tsukikage eventually casts Maya as a doll in a play, to teach her to not steal the spotlight from everyone, something she inadvertedly does.



* YouAreATreeCharlieBrown: Tsukikage eventually casts Maya as a doll in a play, to teach her to not steal the spotlight from everyone, something she inadvertedly does.

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* YouAreATreeCharlieBrown: Tsukikage eventually casts Maya as a doll in a play, to teach her to not steal the spotlight from everyone, something she inadvertedly does.
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!!Shiori Takamiya
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/glass_shiori.png Masumi's Omiai-partner and eventual fiancée. She's a refined lady and belongs to the important Takamiya company. Shiori eventually realizes that Masumi loves Maya.

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!!Shiori Takamiya
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/glass_shiori.png Masumi's Omiai-partner
!!The Ikkakuju Group

A group of actors
and eventual fiancée. She's a refined lady and belongs to the important Takamiya company. Shiori eventually realizes actresses that Masumi loves Maya.try their acting by using as little scenery as possible, having their group members act out as various inanimate objects to replace the scenery. They took second in best performance during the National Theater Performances. They help out and act alongside the Tsukikage theater off and on.


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* BeautyMark: Keiko has one on the left side of her mouth.
* {{Bifauxnen}}: Keiko is a handsome woman, but often mistaken as a guy, similar to Rei.
* KansaiRegionalAccent: They performed ''Romeo & Juliet'' with this accent. [[NoodleIncident It was apparently hilarious]].
* PerpetualPoverty: They barely have any money, so they try to save by foregoing things like taking busses or buying much for their plays, preferring to build a bit of scenery on their own.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Hajime played the queen of Amazons when they performed ''A Midsummer Night's Dream''.

!!Shiori Takamiya
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/glass_shiori.png Masumi's Omiai-partner and eventual fiancée. She's a refined lady and belongs to the important Takamiya company. Shiori eventually realizes that Masumi loves Maya.
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* CareerEndingInjury: During a performance of the Crimson Goddess, a spotlight fell onto her face, burning half off it badly. She stopped going on stage ever since. She does go back on stage as Queen Dowager Haldora in ''The Two Princesses'', a minor role.



The current president of Daito. He's a cold, level-headed business man who will do whatever he can to get Daito the rights to the Crimson Goddess play. He eventually eases up on things and learns to appreciate and love Maya's acting, becoming a huge, secret fan of hers.

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The current president vice-president of Daito. He's a cold, level-headed business man who will do whatever he can to get Daito the rights to the Crimson Goddess play. He eventually eases up on things and learns to appreciate and love Maya's acting, becoming a huge, secret fan of hers.



* SadistTeacher: Where do you think Tsukikage got it from? He's described as having been ''very'' strict with his actors, which made it all the more special when he did praise someone.



!!Hajime Onodera

A producer from the Ondine Theater and a friend of Masumi Hayami's. He uses deals and other means possible, in order to strike out competition for his theater, and helps Masumi in getting the rights for the Crimson Goddess. He is one of the potential producers for the staging of the Crimson Goddess.

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!!Hajime Onodera

A producer
!!Eisuke Hayami

Masumi's adoptive father and the founder and current president of Daito Productions. He's been a fan of Tsukikage's for years and dreams of seeing her perform the Crimson Goddess again, intent on getting the playrights
from her. Eisuke is stuck in a wheelchair most of the Ondine Theater time, though he can be seen walking with a crutch and a friend of Masumi Hayami's. He uses deals and some other means possible, in order of support. He begins to strike out competition for his theater, and helps Masumi in getting the rights for up an acquaintance with Maya, curious to see the Crimson Goddess. He is one of the potential producers for the staging of the Crimson Goddess.Goddess candidate.


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* EvilIsSterile: The most 'evil' character of the cast, considering his behavior in the past. He was rendered sterile through illness decades ago.
* SecretTestOfCharacter: When his siblings suggested he pick one of their children as his heir, he told them to get the pond cleaned of mud. They failed and he asked Masumi if he could do it, managing to get it clean by enlisting the help of the employees of the house.
* StalkerWithACrush: He's been one for Tsukikage for over twenty years. He sent her gifts, they were returned and he eventually made it difficult to get Oosaki to stage any plays anymore, all to get Tsukikage to sign an exclusive contract with his productions and 'having' her and the Crimson Goddess.

!!Hajime Onodera

A producer from the Ondine Theater and a friend of Masumi Hayami's. He uses deals and other means possible, in order to strike out competition for his theater, and helps Masumi in getting the rights for the Crimson Goddess. He is one of the potential producers for the staging of the Crimson Goddess.
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* ObliviousToLove: She cares for Sakurakouji, but doesn't realize she's actually fallen in love with Shigeru, until someone else finally points it out to her.

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* ObliviousToLove: She cares for Sakurakouji, but doesn't realize she's actually fallen in love with Shigeru, until someone else finally points it out to her. [[spoiler: It takes her ''even longer'' to finally realize she loves Masumi.]]
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* WholesomeCrossdresser: Most of her fans thought she was 'in drag' when playing a female character. Her male roles, though, play this straight.




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* TheGenericGuy: She's a friendly character, but there's not a lot known about her.



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Masumi's Omiai-partner and eventual fiancée. She's a refined lady and belongs to the important Takamiya company. Shiori eventually realizes that Masumi loves Maya.

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* SpellMyNameWithAnS: His last name. Oozaki or Oosaki?



* HenpeckedHusband: His looks close to having a heart-attack when his wife calls the theater he's working at.



* BadBadActing: Her acting is atrocious. Rei even comments that she thought this was the kind of acting one only ever ''reads'' about!

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* BadBadActing: Her acting is atrocious. atrocious! Rei even comments that she thought this was the kind of acting one only ever ''reads'' about!



* BeautyInversion: People say Utako was made very plain compared to her usual appearance for her role as Annie Sullivan in ''The Miracle Flower''.

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* BeautyInversion: People say Utako was made very plain compared to her usual appearance for her role as Annie Sullivan in ''The Miracle Flower''.Worker''.
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* RaisedByWolves: Her character, Jane, and her sister from ''The Forgotten Wilderness'' were raised by wolves, after having been abandoned in the forest as children. The place revolves around Jane being taught proper, human behavior again.
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