Here's a list of characters from Onimusha series.


!!'''The Oni Warriors'''

[[folder:''Onimusha: Warlords'']]

!!Hidemitsu Samanosuke Akechi

The main hero of the ''Onimusha'' series, he's a samurai and Onimusha, a warrior with the powers of the Oni clan. In the first game his mission is to rescue Princess Yuki from the clutches of the Genma and stop their evil plot of conquest with the help of the Oni Gauntlet. After Fortinbras' defeat, he disappeared, only to return in ''3'', where he attacks Nobunaga at Honnoji but a mysterious time travel is involved and he's projected into Paris, 2004 and must fight his way back to the past. After Nobunaga's defeat, he started a journey to seal away the Oni Gauntlet containing the Genma Lord's Soul. [[spoiler: He appears as Tenkai Nankobo in ''Dawn of Dreams'']]

* BladeOnAStick: His Shippuu naginata, which is also a DoubleWeapon.
* BowAndSwordInAccord: His ranged weapon is a longbow, equipped in ''3'' with elemental arrows.
* TheChosenOne: For the Oni clan, as the bearer of the Oni Gauntlet.
* CoolSword: Many of them.
* CulturedBadass: A brave warrior capable of bisecting demons with ease, Samanosuke is also very wise and knowledgeable, and can speak multiple idioms thanks to his journeys on the Asian continent.
* TheDreaded: Judging from a document found in the third game, most of the Genma are now terrified of him since he slew Gargant, their mightiest warrior.
* DualWielding: When using [[LightEmUp Tenso]] in ''3''.
* ElementalPowers:
** For the first game, he wields the [[ShockAndAwe Raizan]], [[PlayingWithFire Enryuu]], and the [[BlowYouAway Shippuu]].
** In the third game, he gets the [[LightEmUp Tenso]], [[RazorWind Kuuga]] and [[DishingOutDirt Chigo]]. All three weapons from the first game are unlockable via the Dark Realms. Plus, he can have Fire, Ice, Thunder and Soul Arrows as well.
* EleventhHourSuperpower: [[spoiler: The Onimusha Sword and the Genma Samonji in ''3'']].
* [[spoiler:FusionDance: Towards the end of ''Demon Siege'', future!Samanosuke returns to his timeline, and [[NeverTheSelvesShallMeet fuses with the dying past!Samanosuke]] in order to become more powerful and defeat Nobunaga once and for all.]]
* TheHero
* HeroesPreferSwords: About eleven of his Oni Weapons are swords.
* HistoricalHeroUpgrade: Based on Hidemitsu Akechi (the son-in-law of the famous [[UsefulNotes/AkechiMitsuhide Mitsuhide]]) and severely upgraded.
* ImportantHaircut: Subverted, as it's not so much a new haircut as it is a different hairstyle. The Samanosuke of the past wears his hair in a ponytail, while his future self wears his hair loose and down. (''Demon Siege'')
* InkSuitActor: He's based on his voice actor Takeshi Kaneshiro.
* InfinityPlusOneSword: The Bishamon Sword in the first game, [[spoiler: the Onimusha Sword and the purified Genma Samonji in the third]].
* MultiMeleeMaster: A MasterSwordsman with swords of all sizes, capable of DualWielding, using a bow and also spears and axes. [[spoiler: By the time of ''Shin Onimusha'' his skills with spearmanship has further increased.]]
* OlderThanTheyLook: He's in his 40s in ''Onimusha 3'', but still looks as though he's in his 20s - this is due to the fact that [[AllThereInTheManual his Oni powers prevent him from aging]].
* OneManArmy: And we're talking about an army of ''demons''.
* PetTheDog: When he comforts Henri in ''3'' while they're held captive by Guildenstern.
* PrimaryColorChampion: The official color of the Akechi clan is fire engine red.
* RedBaron: In case you couldn't tell from the above mentioned trope, he's mentioned as the "Red Onimusha" in ''Dawn of Dreams''.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Offscreen, when he discovers that Gargant has killed [[spoiler:Kaede]].
* {{Samurai}}: He's no slouch as a {{Ninja}} either, as shown in the intro of the third game.
* ShipTease: With Kaede.
* TheStoic
* SuperMode: The Onimusha mode gives him a large BattleAura, purple skin, white hair and horns.
* WalkingTheEarth: He traveled across Japan and Asia.


Kaede is a young kunoichi from the Iga Clan. She was sent to kill Samanosuke for an unknown reason, but ends up joining him as a faithful companion and possible love interest. [[spoiler: [[AllThereInTheManual It is later revealed that she was killed by the Genma General Gargant and avenged by Samanosuke]]]].

%%* ActionGirl
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler: She's killed offscreen by Gargant sometime between ''Warlords'' and ''Demon Siege''.]]
* FragileSpeedster: She's a lot more fragile than Samanosuke and doesn't hit as hard but is very quick. That's until she gets her upgraded dagger in which she's more of a GlassCannon.
* HeelFaceTurn: Forms part of her backstory, as she chose to travel with Samanosuke rather than kill him.
* HighlyVisibleNinja: Considering she wears orange...
* InkSuitActor: Like Samanosuke, she's based on her voice actress.
%%* KilledOffForReal
* KnifeNut: Her main weapon is a long dagger.
* TheLancer: To Samanosuke.
%%* {{Ninja}}
%%* ShesGotLegs
* ShipTease: With Samanosuke.
%%* ZettaiRyouiki

!!Yumemaru /Keijiro Maeda

A young orphan adopted by princess Yuki who gets kidnapped when he tries to save her. He's met 12 years later in ''Blade Warriors'' where he's known as a powerful and kind warrior who fights alongside Kaede and Samanosuke.

* BladeOnAStick: As Keiji, he wields a Nagamaki (a pole weapon with short handle and long blade) with a humongous curved blade.
%%* TheBigGuy
* BrattyHalfPint: He outgrows it.
* CaptainErsatz: He looks very similar to ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'''s Keiji. Considering that both titles are from Capcom....
* GentleGiant: Despite looking large and powerful, he's very kind.
* InkSuitActor: He too.
* ParentalAbandonment: He was adopted by Yuki.
* TookALevelInBadass: Compare his younger self in ''Warlords'' with Keiji...


[[folder: ''Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny'']]

!!Jubei Sekishusai Yagyu

The main character of the second game and initially referred to as Jubei Yagyu (not the historical UsefulNotes/YagyuJubei; here Jubei is the name given to the strongest youth in the village), he finds out that his village has been destroyed by the wicked Genma Lord Nobunaga. Armed with his newfound Oni powers and with powerful allies on his side, he start a quest to stop the evil Demon King.[[spoiler: He eventually managed to kill Nobunaga, but he can't stop his soul from coming back again later and is eventually forced to go into hiding during ''Demon Siege''.]] He's mentioned in ''Dawn of Dreams'' where its revealed that his true name is Sekishusai.

* BadAssLongcoat: Very well-decorated.
* BladeOnAStick: When using the Hyoujin Yari lance and the Senpuumaru [[DoubleWeapon dual-sword]].
* DeadpanSnarker
* DropTheHammer: The Dokotsui.
* DullSurprise
* ElementalPowers: Like Samanosuke, each of his weapon emits a certain elemental magic: the [[ShockAndAwe Buraitou]], [[AnIcePerson Hyoujin Yari]], [[BlowYouAway Senpuumaru]], [[DishingOutDirt Dokotsui]] and [[KillItWithFire Rekka-Ken]].
* HalfHumanHybrid: He's half-human, half-Oni.
* HumanMomNonHumanDad: Gender-flipped - his father is human, his mother is an Oni.
* InfinityPlusOneSword: Rekka-Ken, the sword of fire.
* InformedAbility: His skills as a swordsman are unknown, as he has very few sword-like weapons
* InkSuitActor: Again.
* PetTheDog: [[spoiler: When he kills Gogandantess and agrees to comply his final wish.]]
* PowerGlows: The Oni Mark on his left hand, which enables him to obtain weapons from the Dragon Sanctuaries
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Against Nobunaga, for slaying the Yagyu Clan.
* {{Samurai}}
* StarCrossedLovers: Him and Oyu[[spoiler: /Oichi]].
* TheStoic
* SuperMode: He can turn into an Onimusha after absorbing five purple souls. [[spoiler: During his final battle it comes complete with ArmCannon.]]

!!Oyu of Odani [[spoiler:/ Oichi Oda]]

A mysterious swordswoman who sports Western armor and is seen around the Genma hideouts in Gifu Castle whose path crosses with Jubei.[[spoiler: She's actually Oichi, Nobunaga's sister, who's attempting to defend Odani castle from her brother's armies of monsters. She's also in love with Jubei, but nothing really happens between them.]]

* AbsoluteCleavage: Her secret "joke" outfit.
* ActionGirl
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: With Jubei.
* [[spoiler: ArrangedMarriage]]: [[spoiler: With Nagamasa Azai.]]
* BoobsOfSteel
* {{Chickification}}: She starts the game off as a fairly strong and capable woman and is more than capable of kicking demon ass (when player-controlled, at least), but quickly turns into someone who is easily overpowered, has to be rescued a lot by Jubei (and even by [[spoiler:Gogandantess]] on one occasion), and who falls over a lot. See CutsceneIncompetence below.
* CleavageWindow: Even more blatant with her second armor, which you can buy her.
* CoolSword: A western broadsword, she later equips an indian rapier and a massive gladius.
* CutsceneIncompetence: Despite being capable of kicking asses, she's often seen endangered by [[SmugSnake Tokichiro]]. As well as during many other non-Tokichiro-related incidents.
* DistressedDamsel
* DisneyDeath: Seemingly falls to her death from the Oni Genbu after the collision with Gifu Castle, but later turns out alive.
* [[spoiler: DrivenToSuicide: In ''Dawn of Dreams'', Ohatsu reveals that she killed herself after hearing of Katsuie's defeat at the hands of Hideyoshi in order to [[DefiantToTheEnd not fall into his hands.]]]]
* [[spoiler: ItsPersonal]]
* KnifeNut: Her secondary weapon are throwing daggers.
* LongingLook: Towards Jubei, several times.
* OrbitalKiss / LastKiss: With Jubei, if her goodwill towards him is high enough.
* ShowerScene / WaterfallShower
* StarCrossedLovers: Her and Jubei.
* ZettaiRyouiki: Less forgiving that Kaede as she's supposedly in a armor.

!!Ekei Ankokuji

A fat and jolly warrior monk who enjoys liquor and women and food. He's Magoichi's rival and has a past as warlord. He fights the Genma with his trusty Hozoin Spear.

* AbsurdlySharpBlade: His spear can cut a bottle neatly in half by flying over it.
* BaldOfAwesome
* BigEater: "Good food is one of my weaknesses!"
* BigFun: Although he does have a darker side.
* BladeOnAStick: A Hozoin Spear (which is a spear with a cutting edge). Later upgradable to a chinese pike and then to a Halberd.
* BoisterousBruiser
* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler: The deaths of his family left a mark on him deep down.]]
* DoesntLikeGuns: He refers to Magoichi as a "coward" for using firearms. Magoichi accuses him of being "too old-fashioned".
* DrowningMySorrows: Implied.
* [[spoiler: FaceHeelTurn]]:[[spoiler: If your score of friendship with him is minimal.]]
* LovableSexManiac
* MyGreatestFailure: He couldn't save his wife or his baby daughter Numa from his burning castle, and [[HeroicBSOD he freaks out]] when he comes across a crying baby in Gifu Castle.
* NunTooHoly: Ok, He's a warrior-monk, but still...
* RedOniBlueOni: Red Oni to Magoichi.
* TheRival: To Magoichi.
* SadClown: Boisterous, jovial, womanazing and affable, he actually still suffers from [[spoiler: the deaths of his wife and daughter.]]
* VitriolicBestBuds: With Magoichi.
* [[spoiler: [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Mice?]]: Though unlike most instances, seeing a mouse doesn't paralyze him with fear - it makes him unleash a ''monumental'' can of whoop-ass on some nearby Genma, as they're blocking the only passage out of the room (and away from the mouse).]]

!!Magoichi Saiga

The leader of the Saiga Musket Team and a fine marksman, he's a quiet, intelligent warrior who loves to read books.

* BadassBookworm: He loves books, especially about history and strategy.
* {{BFG}}: His Goraishinki and Flamethrower weapons.
* DeadpanSnarker: Especially when Ekei is involved.
* DefectorFromDecadence: Working for Nobunaga pays the bills. However, when the Genma indiscriminately target Magoichi's ''home village'', even this hardened merc realizes that Nobunaga must be stopped.
* DoomedHometown: Magoichi is trying to avert this.
* GeniusBruiser: A powerful fighter who also enjoys reading books and crafting new inventions.
* GunFu
* ImprobableAimingSkills: He nailed a moth to a wooden beam to scare Ekei off.
* KillItWithFire: The Flamethrower. Just walk while the enemies in front of you are set ablaze by a stream of hot fiery death.
* OldMaster: To Ohatsu in the fourth game.
* OnlyInItForTheMoney: Averted when Nobunaga turns his sights on Magoichi's home village.
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue Oni to Ekei.
* RebelRelaxation
* TheRival: To Ekei.
* Spikyhair
* VitriolicBestBuds: With Ekei.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: Sure, he does have a coat but nothing else under it on the chest, except maybe for a piece of armor.

!!Kotaro Fuuma

The young leader of the Fuuma Clan serving the Hojo, he's a cheerful shinobi who helps Jubei on his journey. He's really curious about the surrounding world and is distrustful of women.

* CollectorOfTheStrange: He likes many "exotic" gifts, including a compass, a NiceHat, a fable book and a crystal ball.
%%* CuteBruiser
* DualWielding: He wields ninja blades.
%%* DudeLooksLikeALady
%%* FragileSpeedster
* FreudianExcuse: His dislike of women is due to his belief that his mother abandoned him.
%%* HeManWomanHater
%%* [[spoiler:ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: See below.]]
* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]:[[spoiler:If Jubei has a high friendship level with him, Kotaro saves Oyu from Ginghamphatts but gets speared in the back.]]
* LightningBruiser: Faster than the other characters, can also jump over tall obstacles and cliffs.
%%* {{Ninja}}
* ParentalAbandonment: Especially a case of MissingMom.
%%* SadClown


[[folder: ''Onimusha 3: Demon Siege'']]

!!Jacques Blanc

An active member of the General Directorate for External Security in Paris and the second main character in 3. When Paris is invaded by the Genma, he fights them, but as Samanosuke arrives, a mysterious "dome" sent him five hundreds years in the past, where he's charged by the Oni Guardians with the task of slaying the Genma and helping Past Samanosuke on his way. Armed with a second Oni Gautlet and the Oni Whip, he fight his way to come back from the past and defeat the Genma.

* BadassBiker: Albeit briefly...
* BadassLongcoat
* BerserkButton: Do ''not'' harm those he cares about. Just... don't.
* TheChosenOne: He's the only other character besides Samanosuke who was entrusted with a Oni Gauntlet, and the first ''Western'' one at that.
* DeadpanSnarker
* EpicFlail: His Hyosai mace.
* FireIceLightning: His Elemental Weapons in the game: Enja, Hyosai, and Raisen respectively.
* GunFu: He uses his gun as a sidearm to attack his whip-bound target or nail him with bullets as a coup-de-grace. And it is awesome.
* InkSuitActor: for Creator/JeanReno
* ItsPersonal: After [[spoiler:Henri is killed by Ranmaru (he gets better)]], Jacques beats [[spoiler:Ranmaru]] to death with his bare hands.
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: At one point, while in Mount Saint Michel.
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: How he kills [[spoiler: both Ranmaru in the past and Genma Ranmaru in the present.]]
* PapaWolf: And ''how''!
* PowerFist: The Oni Gauntlet. [[spoiler: Which he uses to pommel Ranmaru to death.]]
* PowerGlows: The "Rings" around said Gauntlet will change in color depending on the weapon currently equipped.
* WhipItGood: Along with the Oni Gauntlet he receives a Oni Whip, which becomes his weapon of choice. All his weapons have a whip motif, which he can use to bind enemies and reach certain places with Oni Fireflies.
* WhipSword: The Enja. He also acquires the Raisen, which is [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot a dual-bladed multi-sectioned spear with jagged blades]].

!!Michelle Aubert

Jacques' girlfriend and a officer of the French Army who aids Samanosuke in his quest.

* ActionGirl
* BadAssNormal: Her only supernatural help is a bracelet which allows her to take the souls, but that's it.
* {{BFG}}: Her GrenadeLauncher.
* {{Fanservice}}: Her secret costume is a tiny bath towel. And her normal outfit still sport a gratuitous cleavage.
* FonzarelliFix: Against the boat in Boulogne Zoo.
* GameplayAndStorySegregation: Like Oyu, she's competent in gameplay, but she gets owned twice in cutscenes. Then again, it's more forgivable than Oyu, as in the second occasion she's rammed by a beast the size of a rhino.
* GunFu: Her assault rifle, now avaible with Shotgun, Precision Rifle and Grenade Launcher.
* MamaBear: Towards Henri.
* StandardFemaleGrabArea: Variation, Guildenstern grabs her in the back of the neck while she's distracted.

!!Heihachiro "Heihachi" Tadakatsu Honda

A vassal of UsefulNotes/TokugawaIeyasu who's complied to work alongside with the genma, but has other plans. Wields the Genma Tonbo spear.

* AdaptationalWimp: In most adaptations of Sengoku-era Japan, Tadakatsu is considered the strongest warrior of his time, and survives into the Edo era. Here, he's only just as powerful as any other playable character [[spoiler: and is killed off before Hideyoshi's rise to power]].
* AlmostDeadGuy: [[spoiler:Found in this state by Jacques, still manages to tell him where to find Nobunaga.]]
* BladeOnAStick: His Genma Tonbo spear.
* EverythingIsBetterWithSpinning: His super mode has him slowly marching forward as he twirls his spear, whose blade turns red for the duration of the move.
* GuestStarPartyMember: Subverted, he offers to join the heroes, but Jacques tell him to stay inside Azuchi as a mole.
* HeelFaceTurn: Arguably, since he wasn't really evil to begin with.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: Avaible as a special mode after completing the game, which explains what he was doing in the Oni Temple.
* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Killed in an ambush by Ranmaru and his minions.]]
* PunchClockVillain
* RecurringBoss: He's fought twice.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: Half of his chest is bared.


[[folder: ''Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams'']]

!!Soki/Hideyasu Yuki
!!!Voiced by: Toshiyuki Kusuda (JP), David Beron (EN).

The main Hero of ''Dawn of Dreams'', he's a powerful warrior clad in a blue armor that stand against the evil Hideyoshi and burn down the "Cherry Trees" (Actually Genma Trees) which are gathered from all Japan. He'll soon find himself allied with four other characters with great powers and work with them in order to stop the Genma and their plans for TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.
[[spoiler: He's actually the avatar of the Oni God of Darkness, destinated to slay Fortinbras at the cost of his own life.]] His true name is Hideyasu Yuki, and he's the bastard son of UsefulNotes/TokugawaIeyasu.

* {{BFS}}: His entire arsenal is composed of Huge Broadswords.
* BigBrotherInstinct: Towards Minokichi and Jubei.
* DarkIsNotEvil: He may be known as the "Black Oni", but he's a good guy. [[spoiler: A scroll found on Mount Hiei mentions that he risks to turn evil and destructive, but after recovering the Oni Orb said risk is reduced.]]
* DeadpanSnarker
* DiagonalCut: How he deals [[CurbStompBattle with the Genma Colossus]] at the beginning. See also CrowningMomentOfAwesome.
* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice]] / [[spoiler: TheHeroDies]]
* HoldingBackThePhlebotinum: Implied to be the reason why he only gains his Onimusha transformation late in the game after dislpaying it in the intro: apparently he was holding back for Hideyoshi.
* HolyHandGrenade: His Requiem sword is a sword-shaped grenade. When used it can purify the hit enemy and release extra purple souls.
* InfinityPlusOneSword: The Gokumonji sword [[spoiler: used by Samanosuke to kill Nobunaga in 3]] found in the Dark Realm.
* ItsPersonal: Against his former liege[[spoiler: and foster father]] Hideyoshi.
* ItWasAGift: His initial sword "Lamentation" was a gift from his mother before she [[MissingMom vanished mysteriously]].
* {{Leitmotif}}: [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome Blue]] [[ Oni]].
* LetsGetDangerous: As he quickly reminds to Munenori.
-->'''Soki''':" I forgot to tell you: [[IronicEcho I'm one enemy you don't wanna make]] ''either''."
* ObliviousToLove: Seemigly towards Jubei.
* OhCrap: His reaction when Hideyoshi recovers from the battle, revealing that his Onimusha Powers where not enough.
* OneManArmy: See the intro.
* PetTheDog: His tender moments towards Jubei, Ohatsu and Minokichi.
* [[spoiler: PhysicalGod: He's the avatar of the God of Darkness, the Black Oni. As a result, he could be the most powerful being in existance, even stronger than the Onimusha.]]
* PowerGlows: The Requiem sword.
* RazorWind: A few of Soki's sword, including his InfinityPlusOneSword can do this, a feature shared with some of Jubei's swords.
* RedBaron: "Oni of the Ash". Also "Black Oni".
* RedOniBlueOni: Color-swapped Red Oni to Tenkai.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Against Hideyoshi
* SayMyName: "'''HIIIIDEYOSHIIIIIIII!!!'''" (cue to SingleStrokeBattle)
* ShellShockedVeteran: He witnessed the horrors of the Korean campaign and the use of Genma insects on soldiers to make them unstoppable.
* SticksToTheBack: Requiem.
* ThatManIsDead: The main reason why he goes by the name of Soki. More noticeable against Ohatsu
-->'''Ohatsu''':" I'll have to shoot you... [[SayMyName ''Hideyasu Yuki''!!]]
-->'''Soki''':"... [[TranquilFury I no longer go by that name..]]".
* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks: Requiem again.
* TwentyFourHourArmor: And he always looks so ''good'' in it!

!!Jubei Akane Yagyu
!!!Voiced By: Creator/{{Yukana}} (JP), Nika Futterman (EN)

Sekishusai's granddaughter, she's the strongest swords[[strike:man]]woman in the Yagyu village. She's looking for her uncle Munenori in order to avenge the villagers he killed when he turned against the Yagyu. She ends up aiding Soki in his quest.

Jubei is small and light on her feet. She is able to cross narrow pathways and crawl through tight spaces to areas the others cannot reach. Her special command allow her to taunt enemies and distract them from attacking Soki.

%%* BadAssAdorable
%%* BrattyHalfPint: At the beginning.
* BreakTheCutie: During the course of the game she endures several nasty shocks.
* CounterAttack: Her Quick Draw is, in short, this: upon taking her defensive stance she counters any attack with a iaido attack.
* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: Her musical theme is quite nice. Seen in her boss fight. [[ Here.]]
%%* DiagonalCut: Often.
* EyepatchOfPower: [[spoiler: After the battle against Fortinbras she wears a sword hilt as an eyepatch]].
* IShallTauntYou: As an ally, she can taunt enemies to draw attention away from Soki.
* ItsPersonal: Her fight against Munenori, especially the third and fourth, which are one-on-one duels against him.
* KatanasAreJustBetter: One of her combo styles even turns her into a IaijutsuPractitioner.
* PetitePride: She doesn't want a big chest. [[GagBoobs It will only be in the way]].
* PintSizedPowerhouse: The smallest of all the playable characters, can still pack a punch.
* TimeMaster: Her "Onimusha form" allow her to use her Demon Eye to [[BulletTime slow down the time]].
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: She's the Tomboy and Ohatsu the Girly Girl. Soki even thinks she should at least try to sound more proper.
* {{Tsundere}}
* ZettaiRyouiki: Seen with her combo of greaves and vest.

!!!Voiced By: Creator/SanaeKobayashi (JP), Creator/BJWard (EN)

One of Hideyoshi's retainers, is a musket-wielding woman and an old friend (and love interest) of Soki. She first try to persuade Soki into joining the Toyotomi, but eventually she sides with him. [[spoiler: In the finale is shown that she's married another man, but her heart will always be with Soki]].

Ohatsu's specialties are firearms and explosives. She can unseal doors locked with genma and use her grappling tool to swing across to areas normally inaccessible by any other means. Furthermore, she can snipe determinated targets to make them work and she can provide you with stunning cover fire.

* ActionGirl: Becomes more evident after being fred by Munenori's control.
* AttackDrone: Can summon these for her LimitBreak, in imitation of Nobunaga. How she inherited her originally-human uncle's abilities through blood is [[FridgeLogic never addressed]].
* BareYourMidriff: After some serious ClothingDamage, her new outfit as this.
* [[spoiler: BodyHorror: She's infected with genma insects until Soki purifies her.]]
* DemolitionsExpert: She can use gunpowder and explosives against her foes.
* GrapplingHookPistol: An Armlet.
* TheGunslinger: Her whole arsenal is based on guns and rifles of all types, ranging from shotguns to explosive guns to laser guns.
* HeelFaceTurn
* MacrossMissileMassacre[=/=]RoboTeching: Her Awakening summons a barrage of missiles that can target and home in on enemies.
* MasterOfUnlocking: She can remove genma locks with special explosives.
* [[NiceHat Nice Hairband]] / HairDecorations
* StarCrossedLovers: With Soki.
* {{Stripperific}}: Her outfit after the first one get destroyed.
* {{Tsundere}}: Type 2

!!Tenkai Nankobo
!!!Voiced By: Creator/HideoIshikawa (JP), Josh Keaton (EN)

A white-haired monk wearing a red armor who knows many secrets regarding the Oni and the Genma who meet and fight Soki and Jubei at Sawayama and start forming the group anti-Hideyoshi. He makes a HeroicSacrifice in order to save Soki and Ohatsu but eventually gets better and comes back to the fight.

Tenkai has the ability to speak with the souls of the dead for hints and key items. He can also increase your strength by praying.

* BladeOnAStick: Can use spears and halberds.
* CanonCharacterAllAlong: [[spoiler: He's actually Samanosuke]]
%%* TheComicallySerious
* CoolOldGuy: He doesn't look too old, but...
* EverythingsBetterWithSpinning: His special move "Enlightenment".
* GeniusBruiser: Turns out he can speak Spanish pretty well.
* HeroicSacrifice: Takes Hideyoshi's attack so that Soki and Ohatsu can escape to savety.
* HolyHandGrenade: He can throw purifying spell tags that explode upon enemy contact. One of his techniques can turn an enemy good for a short duration.
* LightEmUp: His Awakening imbues his weapon with holy power and the ability to use "Light Arrow".
* MalevolentMaskedMan: At first in Sawayama.
* ThemeNaming: His weapons are named after gods and concepts of Induism.
* RedOniBlueOni: A Color-swapped Blue Oni to Soki's Red Oni
* SimpleStaff: His WeaponOfChoice.
%%* TheSmartGuy

!!Roberto Frois
!!!Voiced By: Creator/WataruHatano (JP), Juan Monsalvez (EN)

A huge Westerner who was born and raised in Japan by the Portuguese priest Luis Frois. However, when Luis turned evil he was abandoned and now he's seeking revenge on his foster father. Joins Soki after being rescued by him.[[spoiler: he eventually manage to free Luis and kill the demon Rosencrantz.]]

His immense physical strength allows him to move heavy objects and levers, as well as opening heavy iron doors by punching them.
He can also go berserk and attack recklessly the enemies without losing HP.

* TheBigGuy
* BoxingBattler: He has the "Exorcising Beads" Gaia Uranos implanted in his arms, so that he can tear Genma aparts with his bare hands [[spoiler: and destroy the Dark Stones]]. While powerful, he has considerably less range than other characters. Plus, he cannot dodge by dashing away (he bobs and weaves).
* ButNotTooForeign: He's half-Spanish, half-Japanese. This was the cause of a lot of harassment towards him and his mother, to the point he refused to speak Japanese. However, he begins to open up to Soki and company due to their kindness and understanding.
* CharacterDevelopment: The first time he appears he's grouchy, unresponsive and refuses to talk to the other companions. After being saved again he warms up and reveals his true colors and ultimately ends up considering Soki and the others as TrueCompanions.
* GentleGiant: His favorite book is ''Romeo and Juliet''.
* GeniusBruiser
* GratuitousSpanish: The first time you meet him.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: [[spoiler: Ohatsu.]]
* NiceHat: He's always wearing a bowler cap.
* PowerFist: Gloves and Gauntlets are his weapons of choice.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Against Luis Frois.
* RapidFireFisticuffs: His special LimitBreak move.
* TheQuietOne: In the first part of the game he doesn't even speak outside of cutscenes.
* ThemeNaming: His strongest weapons are named after arch-angels.
* YouWillNotEvadeMe: Death Grip.


!!The Genma

[[folder: ''Onimusha: Warlords'']]



The wicked warlord from Owari, in this series he was killed at Okehazama, only to be resurrected by the Genma in order to be their vassal in the conquest of Japan. After Fortinbras' demise he [[TookALevelInBadass take over his throne]] and becomes the new Genma Lord and start his brutal conquest with the help of the [[LegionsOfHell Genma]]. He's vanquished but not totally defeated by Jubei Yagyu in ''Samurai's Destiny'' but comes back even stronger in ''Demon Siege'' where he attempt to conquer the present and future at the same time,[[spoiler: but is finally killed by Samanosuke and sealed forever inside the Oni Gauntlet]].

* BadassCape
* BadassMustache
* BigBad: In the second and third game respectively where he had successfully taken control of the Genma hordes.
* ConquerorFromTheFuture: Inverted in the third game, where he is a Conqueror from the ''Past'', using Guildenstern's advanced technology to send his hordes into the future, specifically modern-day France.
* CoolSword: His WeaponOfChoice. Revealed to be a WhipSword in ''Demon Siege''.
* CounterAttack: Remember that really useful [[OneHitKill Issen attack]] of yours that enable you to severly damage a boss if you parry in time? Well, ''He Can Do That'' in 3. Have fun...
* DemonLordsAndArchDevils: He became the new Genma Lord.
* ElementalPowers: The same as Jubei's in 2, while in 3 he uses the familiar trio [[FireIceLightning Fire Wind Lightning]]
* EvilOverlord
* FaceDeathWithDignity: "A man's life is 50 years... but a blink of the eye in the cosmos""
* FlamingHair: His final form in the third game.
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Okay, Lord Nobunaga wasn't really a nice guy to begin with, but...
* ImpromptuTracheotomy: At the start of the series, is seemingly killed with arrow through the neck.
* KillItWithFire: Like his historical counterpart, he likes to do that.
* LoadBearingBoss: After his defeat in the second game.
* OneWingedAngel: Twice in 2 (His demon form and later the Golden Evil Statue) and once in 3.
* OrcusOnHisThrone: In all the games he appears he's only met and fought at the very end.
* TheQuisling: In the first game, he strikes up a deal with Fortinbras to take over Japan in his name.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: After becoming a Genma, his eyes gained a red glow signaling his inhuman state.
* [[spoiler: SealedEvilInACan]]: [[spoiler: his soul is sealed inside the Oni Gauntlet, who uses part of his powers to power up Soki in the battle against Fortinbras]].
* SpikesOfVillainy: On his armor.
* TakeOverTheWorld: Starting with Japan. ''Demon Siege'' one-ups this by having him starting a simultaneous invasion of both present and future.
* TookALevelInBadAss: From "The Fool of Owari" to Lord of the Genma.
* WeWillMeetAgain: To Jubei Yagyu in the second game.



A skinny, evil Genma scientist who resurrected Nobunaga with genma powers and created many horrible monsters to unleash against Samanosuke. He's a heartless monster who did many awful deeds in the name of science. In 3 he plays a larger role by building and activating the Time Folder, a machine that enables TimeTravel and use its powers to plan a Genma invasion in France 2002, but is eventually stopped by Samanosuke once and for all.

* BadassCape: In ''Demon Siege''.
* BareYourMidriff: A rare (and, let's face it, [[{{Squick}} squicky]]) male example in ''Warlords'' and ''Blade Warriors''.
* BlackComedy: Often. Perhaps the best example is his excited "And what's this? Ooh, a liver!" whilst in the middle of dissecting some poor sod.
* BossBanter
* CardCarryingVillain
* DetachableLowerHalf: Does this so that he can hover out of reach in his boss battle.
* TheDragon: To Nobunaga.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: His introduction, in which he's gleefully experimenting on an unfortunate human. See BlackComedy above.
* EvilGenius
* EvilGloating: Often.
* EvilIsHammy
* EvilLaugh: All the time.
* EvilSoundsDeep: He has a deep, distorted voice in the Japanese dub, in stark contrast to his eerily high-pitched voice in the English dub.
* FantasticRacism: He loathes humans (their internal organs aside) and often refers to them as "maggots".
* FlunkyBoss: During his boss fight he summons two ''Fobora'' (Dark Puppets) to help him. And if you kill them, he'll revive them. Again and again.
* ForScience: Seen often in his diaries.
* ForTheEvulz
* TheGhost: In the second game he's mentioned a couple of times but never encountered.
* LargeHam: He [[ChewingTheScenery absolutely]] ''[[ChewingTheScenery devours]]'' [[ChewingTheScenery the scenery]] whenever he's on-screen.
* LeanAndMean: He's basically a walking skeleton.
* {{Leitmotif}}: ''Demon's Siege'' has Mozart's Dies Irae playing when he is around.
* MadScientist: To the bone.
* MoralMyopia: When Guildenstern travels to the 2002 he makes diary notes about encountering a zoo. [[EvilCannotComprehendGood Not only can he not understand any motive for confining animals in such a fashion besides cruel experimentation]], but he's outraged that humans dare do such a thing to "creatures they are barely above". Yes, the guy who does nothing but experiment on humans is outraged at the thought of human experimenting on animals. He "helps" the animals to seek revenge by turning them into Genma, which kills most of the species he experiments on.
* NoIndoorVoice
* OminousLatinChanting: [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome Whenever he appears in the third game and during his]] BossBattle.
* PlagiarismInFiction: He copied many of the Oni projects (especially those regarding the Time Folder) while claiming that there's nothing wrong with it if it's for the Genma's progress.
* PowerGlows: When you fight him, he glows light green and can engulf his staff in flames.On the other hand the red glow means that he's vulnerable to attacks.
* RedEyesTakeWarning
* TimeMaster: He managed to build a Time Folder, but doesn't know how to make it work properly.[[spoiler: By the time Samanosuke has killed him however he has finally made a stable Time Folder ready to operate.]]
* WouldHurtAChild: He proves this when he fully intends to dissect Henri alive before turning him into a Genma.
--> '''Guildenstern:''' How I ''love'' children. Their organs are so ''fresh'' and ''soft''...



The first serious opponent faced by Samanosuke, is a huge, clumsy demon with large fangs and a club who kidnaps Princess Yuki. He's killed by Samanosuke's [[ShockAndAwe Raizan]] sword. However he still makes some cameos in the second game and he has even a statue in ''DawnOfDreams''

* TheBrute
* CarryABigStick: Wields a Kanabo.
* DumbMuscle
* EvilSoundsDeep / GutturalGrowler
* KnightOfCerebus: He's the main reason why Samanosuke needs the help of the Oni in the first place.
* MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily: Many small fangs and two huge tusks to his name.
* WakeUpCallBoss: You may have [[NamedWeapons Raizan]] now, but he's still very dangerous.



A Former Oni warrior who was killed and turned into a Genma by Guildenstern. He faces Samanosuke and later Jacques several times in the first and third games and even makes a cameo in ''Dawn of Dreams'' where he attempt to kill Soki in the Oni Mansion but is bested. His role is also to remind Samanosuke what could happen to him if he fails to control his powers.

* AlasPoorVillain
* {{BFS}}: A scimitar in 1 and a strange, large broadsword which can grow larger in 3.
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: Sort of.
* DualWielding: His ultimate form in 1 gives him a large blade in each hand.
* LuckilyMyShieldWillProtectMe: A Gauntlet-Shield. He discarc it halfway through the battle.
* OneWingedAngel: He gets powered up in 1
* RecurringBoss: Seriously, you'll have to fight him a ''lot''.
* ShockAndAwe: In 3 he can give you a nasty shock with his greatsword.
* TragicMonster
* TurnsRed: In 3 after suffering enough damage he'll discard the shield and make his {{BFS}} bigger and zappy.



A female genma that appears in ''Warlord'' she face Samanosuke in her giant, wasp-like form with her children but after a long, difficult battle she's killed. In ''Dawn of Dreams'' a boss that bears and uncanny resemblance to her appears in Sawayama Castle in one room.

* {{Bowdlerize}}: Her transformation scene in the NA version was edited to not show the abdomen emerging from between her legs.
* FanService: Her trnasformattion to her demon form from human can be this, or...
** FanDisservice: Depending on your tastes, of course.
* FlunkyBoss: She constantly summons Genma to attack you.
* GiantFlyer: She spends all her time hovering over the arena.
* IdenticalStranger: The boss in Sawayama Castle in ''Shin Onimusha'' who looks incredibly similar, except for the fact that she's stuck to a wall.
* MookMaker
* NonMammalMammaries: A giant wasp-woman with breasts.

!!Demon King Fortinbras


The King of the Genma, he's a huge, dragon-like demon with three eyes that rule over the Genma. He plans to turn Nobunaga into his powerful, immortal vassal in a dark ritual which involves [[{{Squick}} drinking Yuki's blood in her skull]] but he's stopped in time and killed by Samanosuke with the powers of the Onimusha. [[spoiler: Note, this character refers to Fortinbras in ''Warlords'', for Fortinbras as God of Light see below]].

* AttackItsWeakPoint: The tail.
* BigBad
* BreathWeapon: Breaths fire.
* BlowYouAway: Can summon tornadoes.
* DemonLordsAndArchDevils: He's the current Demon King of the Genma.
* EvilSoundsDeep: Has the deepest voice in the game he appears in.
* EyeBeams: Can shoot Laser beams.
* EyeScream: How Onimusha-Samanosuke kills him.
* FinalBoss
* GiantFlyer: He has a pair of dragon-like wings, but he doesn't fly during the battle
* LargeAndInCharge: The leader of the Genma in first game and by far the largest.
* TheManBehindTheMan: To Nobunaga.
* MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily
* OneHitKill: He has a move that involves grabbing Samanosuke, squeezing him, and breathing fire on him.
* OrcusOnHisThrone: So much so that you don't even see him till the boss fight with him.
* ShockAndAwe: Can use lightning as well.

!!Tokichiro Kinoshita / UsefulNotes/ToyotomiHideyoshi


Starts out as a little devious samurai who serves Nobunaga and often appears to mock Samanosuke or Jubei. After 3 he TookALevelInBadAss and took the place of Nobunaga as ruler of the land and the new unofficial Genma Lord. [[spoiler: Is actually revealed that he's just a pawn for the Triumvirate and gets a DeathEqualsRedemption moment]]

* AGodAmI: Often, and justified by his powers.
* BigBad: In ''Dawn of Dreams'' after he succeeds Nobunaga.
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: [[spoiler: Since Nobunaga's death.]]
* [[spoiler: DeathEqualsRedemption]]
* DepravedDwarf: Not literally a dwarf, but he is very short and very repulsive at the same time.
* DirtyCoward: He stands no chance against either Samanosuke and Jubei, and he knows.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: For all his faults in ''Dawn of Dreams'' he seems to genuinely love Hideyori and Yodo.
* EvilGenius: He can come up with more practical ideas than Guildenstern.
* EvilOverlord: Becomes this at the end of ''Onimusha 3''.
* GiantSpaceFleaFromNoWhere: In the last fight [[spoiler: he drives a Giant Genma Robot made of Bamboo]].
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Just like Nobunaga and many others.
* KarmaHoudini: In the first two games.
* LightIsNotGood: Claims to wield the power of Light and can summon shocking orbs of purple light in battle.
* [[spoiler: MyGodWhatHaveIDone: A genuine one on his deathbed, in front of Soki, Ohatsu and Yodo.]]
* RedEyesTakeWarning: At the end of the third game.
* SmugSnake: And ''how''.
* TookALevelInBadAss: From SmugSnake to EvilOverlord.
* VoiceOfTheLegion: During the ending of ''Onimusha 3''.
* WeCanRuleTogether: To Soki, but he refuses.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler: Ophelia to him after his defeat. But she simply removes the unhatched God of Light rather than kill Hideyoshi]].


[[folder: ''Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny'']]



One of Nobunaga's generals, Ginghamphatts is a large, cocky, spider-like demon who claims to be immortal and attacks Jubei frequently during the course of the game. He finally meet his fate during their last fight on the top of Gifu's main tower. He holds the [[MacGuffin "Strength" Orb]]

* AnAxeToGrind: His second weapon.
* AxCrazy
* TheBattleDidntCount
* BullfightBoss: The second battle with him in the forest has traits of this.
* DetachableLowerHalf
* DisneyVillainDeath: Into a pit of fire, no less.
* TheDragon: To Nobunaga.
* DropTheHammer: His final weapon is a ludicrously humongous sledgehammer with the Strength Orb encased in it.
* DualBoss: During the last fight, he and his lower half split and you have to attack his now-floating upper half while dodging his spider half. It backfires against him.
* EyesDoNotBelongThere: He has a giant eye on his abdomen (not to mention ''teeth'').
* {{Jerkass}}
* KillItWithFire: [[spoiler: He finally kicks the bucket after he falls into a fiery pit in the middle of the tower.]]
-->'''Jubei''': "Try to come back from ''that''."
* {{Immortality}}: Retroactive Immortality. [[spoiler:He does finally die after the third boss fight against him.]]
* LargeAndInCharge
* LargeHam
* NoIndoorVoice
* PowerfulPick: His first weapon, as shown above. Makes sense, as he's inside a mine and certain strikes can casually spawn Gold if they hit the ground.
* RecurringBoss
* SkippableBoss: If your RelationshipValues with Magoichi are the highest at the end of the game, he'll [[spoiler: test his new BambooTechnology bazooka on him, killing him with one shot.]]



The self-proclaimed Greatest Swordsman of All Demons, he's an arrogant and skilled swordmaster who fights Jubei several times, seeing in him a worthy opponent. He's quite a [[LargeHam Ham]] and is protected by a magical shield of energy. Is also considerably less evil than the rest of the Genma. He holds the "Respect" Orb.

* AffablyEvil
* ArrogantKungFuGuy
%%* BadassCape
* BarrierWarrior: He's surrounded by an invisible, powerful barrier.
* TheBattleDidntCount
* BossBanter: Rare, but it does happen sometimes.
* CatchPhrase: Do you ''really'' need to ask?
* CoolSword: His glowing longsword, the Oni Slayer.
* CuteMonsterBoy: The most human-looking Genma in the series. He's basically a human in a wig and facepaint.
* CradlingYourKill: Jubei does this after mortally wounding him.
* DeliberateValuesDissonance: He comes across as extremely chauvinistic towards the end, when he arrogantly claims that it is the duty of men to rescue "weak" women. Alternatively he was being {{Tsundere}} towards her.
* EvilLaugh: Rare, but awesome when he decides to do one.
* FaceDeathWithDignity: He considers his defeat at the hands of Jubei as an honorable way to go.
* GoOutWithASmile: After [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Jubei grants his final request.]]
* HopelessBossFight: The first two times you fight him, it's impossible to even hurt him.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Goes on and on about what a great swordsman he is...while constantly hiding behind an impenetrable barrier.
* ImprobableHairstyle
* IncomingHam: Let's see.. tossing your sword blade-first into the ground? Check. Landing with perfect balance on the hilt of said sword a second later? Check. Laugh? Hell yeah....
* [[LickingTheBlade Kissing The Blade]]: He does this in his introductory cutscene.
* '''LargeHam''': "'''MY Name is GOOGANDANTESS! The Grreatest Swordsman of ALL... Demons!'''"
* LightningBruiser: Swift as a dancer, strong as a hurricane.
* MonsterKnight
* NobleDemon: A literal example, at that.
* OrgasmicCombat: He leans towards this somewhat.
* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:His rescue of Oyu.]]
* RunningGag: His constant repetition of his CatchPhrase, much to Jubei's annoyance.
* SayMyName: See above for his hamminess. [[spoiler: Used in a sadder fashion during his last breath.]]
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Not an in-game example, but, on the packaging for his official action figure, his name is misspelled as "Gogandantes".
* [[spoiler:VillainousRescue: When he saves Oyu from certain death.]]
* WorthyOpponent: To Jubei.



An old Genma crone and self-proclaimed concubine of Nobunaga Oda. She's the last of his lieutenants to show up and the first to be killed by Jubei. Is extremely vain and confident of her looks. She possess the "Honesty" Orb, embedded in her purse.

* AbhorrentAdmirer: Towards Nobunaga.
* AbsoluteCleavage: Her younger self, Juju-ran, has one heck of a cleavage.
* {{Acrofatic}}: Faster than she looks.
* BerserkButton: Don't make insulting comments about the way she looks.
%%* DarkActionGirl
%%* FatBastard
%%* {{Gonk}}
* IWasQuiteALooker: Compare her [[ present self]] with her [[ past self, Juju-ran]].
* ImprobableWeaponUser: A Parasol which can shoot energy blasts and a bladed ''purse''.
%%* ParasolOfPain
* ShesGotLegs: As Juju-ran.
* StalkerWithACrush: Towards Nobunaga and [[FoeYay Jubei]].
* SwordCane: As Juju-ran, she has a sword hidden in the handle of her parasol.


[[folder: ''Onimusha 3: Demon Siege'']]



The General of the Genma army and the strongest Genma warrior. He kills [[spoiler: Kaede]] offscreen and is later slain by Samanosuke. [[spoiler:However, he comes BackFromTheDead and appears in the fourth game as the last guardian of the Oni Mansion and later as the FinalBoss of the [[BonusDungeon Dark Realm]].]]

* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: In ''Dawn of Dreams''.]]
* BossBanter: He speaks almost non-stop during his fight.
* CoolSword: A Kukri-like magical blue sword. [[spoiler:You have to destroy it before you can damage him.]]
* DoesNotLikeShoes
* EarlyBirdCameo: He appears as a playable character in ''Onimusha Blade Warriors'' and is the only character from that game introduced in Onimusha 3. Given [[OneSceneWonder his role in Onimusha 3]] perhaps including Jacques or Ranmaru instead would have made more sense.
* [[spoiler: FlunkyBoss: Reach the deepest bottom of the Dark Realm and he appears along with three Dark Genma Generals, the strongest breed and probably the strongest non-boss enemy in game fullstop.]]
* GracefulLoser: Takes his death in stride, laughing as he explodes.
* InformedAbility: AllThereInTheManual. Subverted in the fourth game, where you can have a taste of his power.
* MagicKnight: A skilled swordsman who can still attack with fireballs and shockwaves.
* MasterSwordsman: As shown in the intro, he can even outmatch Samanosuke.
* ObviouslyEvil: Look at him.
* OffstageVillainy: We never actually see him killing [[spoiler: Kaede.]]
* OhCrap: Has this reaction upon realizing that Samanosuke ended up on the vital platform hanging right over the colossal Genma's brain, which ends up causing the destruction of the whole army.
* WalkingShirtlessScene
* WorthyOpponent: Seems to consider Samanosuke one, insisting on fighting him one on one.

!!Ranmaru Mori


Nobunaga Oda's young retainer, is a sneaky, soft-spoken samurai that serves the demon lord. In Samanosuke's timeline he's cut down by the samurai and his body is sucked inside the Time Folder. [[spoiler: He gets turned into a psychotic genma by Guildenstern and fight Samanosuke several times]].

* AxCrazy: [[spoiler: His Genma self is completely batshit crazy.]]
* BattleButler: Self-proclaimed head retainer of the Oda Family.
* [[spoiler: BladeBelowTheShoulder: As a Genma.]]
%%* BossBanter
* [[spoiler: CameBackWrong: Guildenstern found his corpse in the future and used it to turn Ranmaru into a Genma.]]
%%* CardCarryingVillain
* TheDragon: To Nobunaga in the past timeline and to Guildenstern in the present.
* DudeLooksLikeALady: Unlike what's stated on the manual though, [[InformedFlaw noone mistakes him for a woman]].
%%* EvilLaugh
* EvilMakesYouUgly: [[spoiler: His Genma form has taken a toll on his appearence.]]
%%* FragileSpeedster
* KillItWithFire: [[spoiler: As a Genma, he can hurl fireballs at you.]]
%%* LaughingMad: [[spoiler:As a Genma.]]
* NoIndoorVoice: [[spoiler:As a Genma, anyway. He's fairly soft-spoken as a human.]]
* [[spoiler:NotQuiteDead: His Genma self, towards the end of the game. Jacques quickly rectifies it.]]
%%* PsychoticSmirk: [[spoiler: Pulls these out a lot when he's a Genma.]]
* RecurringBoss: He is fought three times during ''Demon Siege''. First time in the Honnoji Temple where he is a WarmUpBoss, and the following ones as [[spoiler:twisted half-Genma]].
%%* RooftopConfrontation: On top of the Eiffel Tower.
* SissyVillain: Very young, still pretty, violet clothes....
* SmugSnake
* TookALevelInBadass: [[spoiler: When he's a Genma he's far more deadly]].
* WeCanRebuildHim



Guildenstern's pet and keeper of the Oni Underwater Temple, is a huge, two headed dog monster who's encountered by both Samanosuke and Jacques.

* AnIcePerson: One of her heads spits Ice, and can create a lightning-reflecting dome or freeze you into a HumanPopsicle.
* BodyArmorAsHitPoints: Not exactly, but as you damage her the armor she wears shatter.
* BreathWeapon: Ice.
* BullFightBoss: She'll often charge at you. Jacques at least can use the Oni Firefly to jump over her to dodge.
* FluffyTheTerrible: Seriously, who on this earth could name such a beast "Gertrude"?! Oh, that's right.. [[MadScientist Guildenstern]].
* GiantSpaceFleaFromNoWhere: The first time as Jacques is foreshadowed by Ranmaru, but against Samanosuke she simply pops out of a boulder and Ako says something about "having awakened from a 400 year old sleep".
* {{HellHound}}
* MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily
* PowerGlows: When she's about to charge you she'll glow in a blue/yellow light.
* ShockAndAwe: Her other head summons lightning orbs.
* TakenForGranite: After being defeated by Jacques, which may explain how it ended up encased into a boulder outside of Mount Saint Michel.
* ThatOneBoss

!!Vega Donna


Nobunaga's wife and Queen of the Genma, she's a despotical, beautiful demoness who's in charge of the works on Azuchi Castle. She's met several times by Jacques and finally fought and killed in the top room of the castle.

%%* AbsoluteCleavage: Dear God.....
%%* ClingyJealousGirl: So it seems from her letters.
* DarkActionGirl: Fights for her husband with a moveset worthy of a ninja.
%%* DoppelgangerAttack: Does this when her health is low.
%%* TheDarkChick
%%* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette
* FemmeFatalons: Her nails, without counting the giant red claws on her other set of arms.
%%* FragileSpeedster
* KnifeNut: She uses a series of long knives as her main weapon.
%%* MsFanservice
* MultiarmedAndDangerous: Her two long, red, demonic arms.
%%* NobleWomansLaugh
%%* ShesGotLegs
%%* {{Stripperific}}
* UnholyMatrimony: With Nobunaga. At least she's more suitable than [[AbhorrentAdmirer Jujudormah]].
* UpperClassTwit: Feels contempt for pretty much anyone who isn't Nobunaga and even orders Jacques to bow before her.
* TheVamp


[[folder: ''Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams'']]

!!Danemon Ban
!!!Voiced By: Shozo Iizuka (JP)

A samurai who served the Oda and now the Toyotomi. Once a man, he ate a large number of Genma Insects and turned into a massive [[BossInMookClothing Genma General]]. He's leading a caravan of "Cherry Trees" when he's ambushed by Soki in a outpost in Suruga plains. Despite his boasting he gets killed by the Oni of the Ash

* {{BFS}}: Like all the Generals, he wields a huge broadsword
* BossBanter: "Ruffian... you Will PAY!!"
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: Partly averted, since he was quite a bastard even before eating the insects
* DegradedBoss: In a twisted, reversed way: the Genma Generals you meet later are a [[PaletteSwap Palette Swapped]] version of him, but they're all far stronger.
* DumbMuscle
* FlunkyBoss: "'''Minions!!'''"
* MalevolentMaskedMan: Like all the Generals, his face is hidden under a mask
* MightyGlacier
* PlayingWithFire: He can summon a gushing stream of fire from the soil.

!!Mitsunari Ishida[[spoiler: /Claudius]]
!!!Voiced By: Creator/NorioWakamoto (JP), Alastair Duncan (EN)

Hideyoshi's right-hand man, is a wicked, malevolent lord who researched the Genma demons and become enticed with their powers. He used the Genma Trees to create Genma Insects, which were used to turn soldiers into fierce, restless demons. [[spoiler: He also offered his body to the Genma Triumvirate member Claudius as a vessel, and he's so evil that its unknown where one begins and the other ends]]. He faces our heroes multiple times during the story. [[spoiler: He's finally killed by Sakon Shima and the Genma Claudius is slain first by our heroes in Kyushu and later by Tenkai in Kyoto]].

* AffablyEvil: He's always polite.
* AnimalMotifs: The Mukade (Centipede), seen in his armor and hat.
* BadBoss: [[spoiler: When Sakon is defeated for the third time and sinks into the sea, he leaves him there to die.]]
* [[spoiler: BackFromTheDead: Claudius, after falling on the facility and exploding, reappears in Kyoto, probably thanks to the Omen Star.]]
* BigCreepyCrawlies: The guardians of his fortress are two huge, insect-like monsters. [[spoiler: Claudius true form is that of a giant centipede]]
* BodyHorror: When he turns his arm into a swarm of large centipedes
* CardCarryingVillain: Like Ranmaru, he's simply EVIL. Full stop.
* CreepyCentipedes
* TheDragon: To Hideyoshi
** DragonInChief: He acts a lot to make sure his plans are complete.
* FaceHeelTurn: During his boss fight he can turn your characters against each other.
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Oh boy...
* [[spoiler: ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: Thanks, Sakon.]]
* JerkAss
* ObviouslyEvil: You can touch his evilness from a mile away!
* OneWingedAngel: [[spoiler: After his second defeat he gets killed by Sakon Shima and Claudius reveal his true, gigantic form]].
* PaperFanOfDoom: Always seen with him. Like the one from ''VideoGame/SamuraiWarriors''.
* PoisonousPerson: He can leave around spots of poisonous purple miasma.
* PowerFloats: His standard way to move around in battle.
* TentacleRope: He can turn his arm into a mass of shambling centipedes
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler:After getting Claudius stabbed out of him and being carried off by Sakon, Mitsunari is never seen again.]]

!!Munenori Mataemon Yagyu
!!!Voiced By: Creator/KeijiFujiwara (JP), Josh Keaton (EN)

Munenori is a master swordsman from the Yagyu clan who defected them and sided with the Genma. He's an evil JerkAss who has a penchant for ravens and wields two swords at once. Akane's mission is to find him and kill him. [[spoiler: He too has the Demon Eye. After the third battle it's revealed that he infected himself with Genma Insects to become more powerful and later even tries to take down Fortinbras by himself, but gets owned. Apparently, he's still alive at the end of the game]].

* AxCrazy: He hates swordfights, but has nothing against gore.
* BadAssBoast:
-->'''Munenori''':" I warn you: I'm one enemy ''you don't wanna make''!"
* BastardBoyfriend: Gives off this vibe with Ohatsu.
* [[spoiler: BodyHorror: After eating the Genma Insects]]
* CloudCuckooLander: Mainly because he's batshit insane, but he really takes the cake when, in order to be sure that his message of challenge will reach Soki, he shot 500 "arrowgrams" (a message attached to an arrow) against Mount Hiei.
* CombatPragmatist: He's not above throwing dust and poisons or summoning his crows in combat.
* [[spoiler: DidYouJustFlipOffChtulhu: He and his pet crow tried to attack human-Fortinbras. He got all of his bones broken.]]
* DrunkOnTheDarkSide: [[spoiler: In the final battle he's so intoxicated that he doesn't even bother to land properly after jumping from a roof.]]
* DualWielding: With Shirasaya swords.
* EvilLaugh: Often.
* EyepatchOfPower: [[spoiler: It actually hides his Demon Eye.]]
* AHandfulForAnEye: One of his tricks in battle.
* HeelRealization: [[spoiler: Subverted: when he learns the truth about Sekishusai and his Demon Eye he seems shocked... only to reveal that he doesn't give a damn about it and is content with being the evil bastard he is.]]
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Yet another one for Munenori and you're warned: the only thing he has in common with the historical Munenori is the name and peraphs the swords. The real Munenori just ''can't'' take a break, doesn't he?
* JerkAss: Just look how he treats Ohatsu.
* LaserGuidedKarma: [[spoiler: Sort of, it's implied that he had Ohatsu infected with Genma Insects to keep her under control. In the final battle he uses the insects on himself at full power to gain an advantage.]]
* MasterSwordsman: Jubei admits that he's one of the most skilled warriors from the Yagyu Village.
* RecurringBoss: He's fought many times.
* RightHandAttackDog: His pet ravens, which he uses in battle. He doesn't seem to care much about them either.
* ShouldersOfDoom
* SlasherSmile
* [[spoiler: TheStarscream]]
* WhyWontYouDie: He just does ''not'' know when to die. [[spoiler: It's even implied that he's still kicking in the SequelHook at the end]].
* YinYangBomb: [[spoiler: In his final confrontation with Jubei he reveals to have infected himself with Genma Insects, which means that know he wields the powers of both Oni (his Demon eye) and Genma.]]

!!Luis Frois[[spoiler: /Rosencrantz]]
!!!Voiced By: Creator/MasaharuSato (JP)

A former portuguese priest and Roberto's adoptive father, he was a pious, generous man who helped the poor people, adopted many orphans and built an Hospital. Then he was hired by Mitsunari Ishida to help him in his research on the Genma and [[spoiler: was forcefully possessed by Rosencrantz, who caused him to]] change into a crazy, murderous scientist who see Roberto as an experiment. [[spoiler: He however used his last moments of consciousness to put the Exorcising Beads in Roberto's arms and sent him away from him. His "good" side awakens once more after his battle with Soki. He's finally killed and fred when Claudius falls on the Research Facility in Kyushu, causing it to explode. Rosencrantz is fought one last time in Kyoto and slain by Roberto]].

* AlasPoorVillain: A genuinely good guy who was forced into doing terrible things against his will, [[AndIMustScream possibly conscious all the time.]]
* {{Acrofatic}}: Cutscene only, he dodges Roberto's assault with ease. In game he uses teleport instead.
* {{Anticlimax}}: [[spoiler: When he reappears in Kyushu's facility you'd expect a heated duel to the death as a boss fight with him and Mitsunari joining forces... wait, no, he just stands aside while you fight Mitsunari and Claudius and dies in the explosion when Claudius fall on the facility.]]
* [[spoiler: BackFromTheDead: After vanishing in the explosion of the Kyushu Facility he comes back in Kyoto as the Omen Star draws nearer and nearer.]]
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: After the research on the Genma [[spoiler: courtesy of Rosencrantz]].
* [[spoiler: DemonicPossession: He's controlled by Rosencrantz, but he can fight back his influence sometimes]]
* FaceHeelTurn: He was a good, generous man. Then Mitsunari came...
* FaceDeathWithDignity: [[spoiler: In the giant explosion, Rosencrantz shrieks in pain while Luis simply thanks Roberto and Soki for putting an end to his torment.]]
* FatBastard
* ForScience
* KnifeNut: He can summon and toss huge dissection blades.
* MadScientist: He can be considered as Guildenstern's heir. [[spoiler: Rosencrantz himself actually is behind this]]
* OneWingedAngel: [[spoiler: Rosencrantz reappears in Kyoto thanks to the Omen Star as a giant fly-like monster.]]
* SinisterMinister
* ShockAndAwe: He can summon blue shocking orbs. [[spoiler: As Rosencrantz he can hurl a lot of them.]]
* ThatOneAttack: One of his powers create a clock-shaped aura that will kill Soki and his partner if not removed in time. The only way to stop this is to damage him enough. Magic attacks are the best.
* VerbalTic: Speaks with a lisp. [[spoiler: Only when Rosencratz is in charge.]]

!!Sakon Shima
!!!Voiced By: Creator/KentaMiyake (JP)

A huge, armored samurai who serves Mitsunari Ishida. He's actually compelled to serve the Genma with a demonic mask placed on his face. He's fought by Soki and Tenkai many times and finally defeated at Sakai. [[spoiler: He redeem himslef by killing his lord Mitsunari and telling Soki about the teletransport device in Nagoya Castle]].

* AttackItsWeakPoint: His back isn't protected by the barrier of fire. Hitting him hard enough will cause him to stagger and lose the barrier.
* BladeOnAStick: Wields a huge, spiked Juumonji Yari (Cross-shaped Spear)
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: Because of the mask he wears, as the Insects have no effect on him.
* [[spoiler: BigDamnHeroes: When Mitsunari raise back from the ground and paralyze all the main characters he literally jumps out of nowhere and impale Mitsunari with his huge spear.]]
* TheDragon: To Mitsunari
* {{Expy}}: It looks like [[HumongousMecha "Hondam" Tadakatsu]] from VideoGame/SengokuBasara, another Capcom game.
* [[spoiler: HeelFaceTurn]]
* InstantDeathRadius: If you get hit when he swings his humongous spear, prepare to lose a huge chunk of HP.
* MightyGlacier: And, you can't even attack him from the front, he's protected by a flame shield.
* NoOneCouldSurviveThat: After his third and last defeat he fell in the Ocean. How could he get out with such a huge armor?!
* TheQuietOne: He rarely speaks. [[spoiler: When he does he becomes a stern yet talkative MrExposition.]]
* ScaryImpracticalArmor: To a T

!!Yodo[[spoiler: /Ophelia]]


Hideyoshi's concubine and mother of his heir, Hideyori. She's Ohatsu's Sister. For some reason she's totally faithful to Hideyoshi. [[spoiler: Revealed that she's actually Ophelia, the Genma High Priestess, and member of the Genma Triumvirate with Claudius and Rosencrantz. She fights our heroes in Kyushu and later in Kyoto, but is finally horribly slain by the true Yodo, the Genma Mother Tree.]]

* AbsoluteCleavage [[spoiler: As Ophelia, though not as extreme as her artwork shows.]]
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Quite so. [[spoiler: After being taken down by Soki she drop the clothing and goes straight to the pure Bitch part.]]
%%* DarkActionGirl
%%* EvilIsSexy
* {{Expy}}: In-game.[[spoiler: Ophelia looks a lot like [[FemmeFatale Vega Donna]] from the third game, except for the hair, the moth like wings and antennae and the clothes.]]
%%* FragileSpeedster
* FlunkyBoss: The first time she summons hordes of zombies to fight for her. Later she uses [[{{Ninja}} Three Eyes]].
* [[spoiler: ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: Impaled and tore apart offscreen by the roots of the Genma Mother Tree/Yodo.]]
* MadeOfIron: [[spoiler: As Ophelia she gets shot often at point blank several times, but she doesn't even flinch.]]
* ManipulativeBitch: She screws with Ohatsu's mind during their first meeting.
* [[spoiler: MultiarmedAndDangerous]]
* UpperClassTwit: She addresses Soki as "Foul Oni", and treat him with contempt just like Vega Donna did.

!!The Genma Mother Tree

The Largest of the Genma Trees and the main source of power for Hideyoshi, it envelops Fushimi Castle in his body. Its song is calling forth the Omen Star which will give to Hideyoshi God-like Powers. Soki's objective is to burn down this tree in order to stop Hideyoshi's plans. [[spoiler: The Tree is actually Yodo, Ohatsu's sister, and during the final act she tears Ophelia apart and absorbs Hideyoshi in her body. She's eventually purified by Soki with Requiem, and both Yodo and Hideyoshi are spit out.]]

* CombatTentacles: Its core has these.
* FlunkyBoss
* FrickinLaserBeams: Can shoot them.
* GeniusLoci: It's really big, so big that its body is half-merged with Fushimi Castle.
* StationaryBoss: The core.
* [[spoiler: TragicMonster]]: [[spoiler: Soki manages to purify Yodo and saving her life.]]

!!The God Of Light [[spoiler: Fortinbras/The Man in White]]
->Voiced by: Creator/ShowHayami (''Dawn of Dreams'')


The most powerful Genma, he's the one who created their race. He was killed during the war against the Oni clan and sealed inside the Omen Star. [[spoiler: He's revealed as Fortinbras, the White Serpent and the man in white who appeared to Soki many times ingame. After the arrival of the star his embryo hatches and resurrect the God as the allmighty giant White Serpent, and he later battles Soki in his human form, but he's killed once and for all. It's unknown whether this Fortinbras and the one from ''Warlords'' are actually the same demon god, [[WildMassGuessing or if the 1 Fortinbras was merely a high class Genma who took his name and appearance]].]]

* AffablyEvil: [[spoiler: As the Man in White.]]
* AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever: He's probably the biggest boss ever faced.
* BeamSpam: [[spoiler: His Man in White form has such an attack.]]
* TheChessMaster
* ElementalPowers: The good old trio [[MythologyGag Fire, Lightning and Wind.]] [[spoiler: The Man in White has even more.]]
* EvilCannotComprehendGood: [[spoiler: During the dialogue before the final battle against Soki.]]
* AGodAmI: And he is!
%%* GodIsEvil
* [[spoiler: HijackedByGanon: If you believe that he's the same Fortinbras from the first game, then yes.]]
* KickTheDog: [[spoiler: When he zaps Munenori's crow after he tried to save his master.]]
* LargeHam: He can give [[NobleDemon Gogandantess]] a lesson or two on Hamminess.
* LightIsNotGood: Albeit he has an extremely demonic appearance for an example of this trope, but he still counts.
* ManInWhite: It's even the name of his human form, which is simply a man in a white suit.
* NintendoHard: Hoo boy. Easily the hardest boss in the whole series.
* OneWingedAngel: [[spoiler: Is actually unclear if his true form is the Man in White or the White Serpent.]]
* RoarBeforeBeating: The White Serpent.
* SealedEvilInACan: He's sealed inside the Omen Star.
* UnholyNuke: His strongest attack is a colossal sphere of light shrouded in miasma. [[spoiler: In order to make him vulnerable you have to dispel the miasma and chuck the ball back to him.]]
* [[spoiler: VillainousBreakdown: After Soki stabs his guts with Requiem.]]


[[folder: Others]]

!!Princess Yuki

The Princess of Inabayama Castle and a friend of Samanosuke. She asks his help when strange events start happening around her castle. Later she's kidnapped by the Genma and is revealed that she'll be sacrificed in a dark ceremony to give Nobunaga great powers.

* DistressedDamsel: She's the pivot of the first game's plot.


A female Oni with a snake-tail and arcane powers, she lives in a hidden cave near the Yagyu village and sets Jubei on his quest of revenge awakening his Oni powers. She's actually Jubei's mother. [[spoiler: She's later slain by Jujudormah who slices her throat.]]

* [[spoiler: [[AlmostDeadGuy Almost Dead Girl]]]]
* ImprobableHairstyle: Justified by her hairdress.
* InformedAbility: Her powers are unknown.
* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]
* MissingMom: To Jubei.
* [[NiceHat Nice Hairdress]]
* [[spoiler: SlashedThroat]]
* SnakePeople: Her lower body is serpentine.
* VoluntaryShapeshifting: She can transform into a human.

!!Henri Blanc

Jacques' young son. He helped Samanosuke, Michelle and his dad in the past during their battle against the Genma. Despite being distrustful of Michelle at first, he later manages to get along with her.

* BrattyHalfPint: Only at first.
* DistressedDamsel: You'll have to rescue him twice.
* InfantImmortality: Played straight during the game: he get saved in time by Samanosuke and during the EscortMission he's smart enough to roll away from damage. [[spoiler: Inverted at the end where he's killed by Genma-Ranmaru, but resurrected by the Oni Gauntlet.]]
* MissingMom: His birth mother passed away some time before the events of the game.
* ParentWithNewParamour: He ''really'' doesn't like Michelle at first, but gradually warms up to her.
%%* TheSmartGuy



A Small, cute [[{{Youkai}} Karasu Tengu]] who helps Samanosuke and Jacques in their quest by assisting them with her powers and recovering objects and hidden chests. [[spoiler: She reappears in Dawn Of Dreams as Arin, a nun who watch over the shrine on Mount Hiei.]]

* InsistentTerminology: She's not a fly.
* [[MrExposition Miss Exposition]]: Sometimes borders with CaptainObvious
* NonHumanSidekick
* PowerGlows: Her robes gives her a different colored glow and different powers.
* TimeTravel She can visit both Jacques and Samanosuke in different ages thanks to her powers.

!!Mino Goro

A small, hideous member of the "Mino" clan, is a small, silkworm-like person who appears in the first and third games and can transport Samanosuke and Jacques to the Dark Realm. He reappears in ''Dawn Of Dreams'' as a shopkeeper.

* ArmsDealer: In ''Dawn of Dreams''. He also sells items and armor/add-ons.
* GiantSpaceFleaFromNoWhere: A rare good example.
* {{Gonk}}: He's quite ugly.


A young member of the Mino clan and Soki's sidekick. He's left his clan in order to become a valiant samurai. He can assist Soki and his friends with his powers of Teleport, which can allow them to visit previous levels and go into the Dark Realm.
[[spoiler: He uses all his powers to send the group from Nagoya Castle in Kyushu to the Akechi Tomb near Kyoto and apparently die for the effort. However, he's shown to have recovered and he's following Jubei now.]]

Voiced by Creator/BrianneSiddall in the dub.

* FantasticArousal: A milder example: he gets excited when Jubei tickles his "rope" thing.
%%* MrExposition
* NonHumanSidekick: To Soki. They met sometime after Soki fought the Genma in Osaka in 1596 (the game's first level.]]
%%* TeamPet