The characters of the manga and drama series, ''LiarGame'':

!Nao Kanzaki

* BattleCouple: Akiyama and Nao.
* BewareTheHonestOnes
* TheChick: With some of TheLancer tendancies.
** A rare example is that she is also the hero
* ChronicHeroSyndrome
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* DumbIsGood: Subverted.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Nao returning a 100 yen coin to the police.
* GoodIsNotDumb: Develops into a more smarter and capable competition in the LGT over the course of the story.
* TheHeart
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: However, she begins to grow out of it.
* IncorruptiblePurePureness
* TheIngenue
* MissingMom
* [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent Ordinary College Student]]
* PingPongNaivete
* PluckyGirl
* {{Protectorate}}: To Akiyama.
* ScrewTheMoneyIHaveRules
* ShipTease: With Akiyama.
* ShrinkingViolet: Initially.
* [[TookALevelInBadass Took A Level In Gambiting]]
* WideEyedIdealist

!Shinichi Akiyama

* BattleCouple: Akiyama and Nao.
* BlindingBangs
* TheChessmaster
* TheDulcineaEffect: Although Akiyama wasn't initially keen on helping Nao, as their relationship improves, he repeatedly comes to her rescue each and every time.
* EvenTheGuysWantHim: [[spoiler:Fukunaga.]]
* EvilCounterpart[=/=]NotSoDifferent: With Yokoya.
* GuileHero
* TheHero: He fits the trope but Nao is still technically TheHero. He still displays more of the trope than she does.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* KnightInSourArmor: To a certain extent.
* ParentalAbandonment: His DisappearedDad died in an accident when Akiyama was a child, and his MissingMom [[spoiler:was DrivenToSuicide after getting into debt.]]
* ScrewTheMoneyIHaveRules
* ShipTease: With Nao.
* TallDarkAndSnarky

!Yuji Fukunaga

* [[spoiler:DefeatMeansFriendship]]
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn: Never really puts on a white hat, but definitely becomes an asset for Nao and Akiyama.]]
* GagBoobs: [[spoiler: They're implants. And seem to vanish completely during the first Revival Round.]]
* [[spoiler:TheLancer]]
* [[spoiler:TokenEvilTeammate]]
* [[spoiler:{{Transsexual}}: Male-to-female.]]

!Norihiko Yokoya

* TheChessmaster
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder
* EvilCannotComprehendGood
* [[AGlassInTheHand Rodents In The Hand]]
* SmugSnake: Pandemic is NOT a good game for him...