Characters from the Marl Kingdom series of {{Nippon Ichi Software}}.
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!Characters from Rhapsody
!!Cornet Espoir
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Cornet is the cheerful heroine of the first game. She can sing, play the horn, and even talk to puppets; which most people cannot do. Cornet longs for a passionate relationship and despises toads. She longs for a prince to sweep her off of her feet.
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Tropes associated with Cornet:
* [[spoiler: BabiesEverAfter: With Ferdinand]]
* CleavageWindow: As an adult.
* GogglesDoNothing
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Beautiful, good, young looking, and innocent as an adult.
* InformedDeformity: During the contest, the announcers poke fun at how pudgy she is compared to the other contestants.
* InstrumentOfMurder: Subverted, her trumpet is her weapon.
* MarionetteMaster
* [[GirlOfMyDreams Prince Of My Dreams]]
* PluckyGirl
* [[RaisedByGrandparents Raised By Her Grandfather]]
* [[SaveThePrincess Save The Prince]]
* SignificantGreenEyedRedhead: She is the main character of the first game.
* SweatDrop: When flabbergasted.
* VitriolicBestBuds: Type 2 with Etoile.
* VSign: Part of her VictoryPose.
* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Toads]]

!!Kururu
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She is a puppet and Cornet's best friend. She follows Cornet throughout the game, often making humorous comments on her behavior. She likes cherries, and dislikes anything sour. Unlike other puppets, Kururu can move around on her own without the powers of Cornet's horn, and she can talk to other humans besides Cornet.
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Tropes associated with Kururu:
* CatchPhrase: "Girls take initiative".
* FairyCompanion
* GracefulLadiesLikePurple: A clue to her identity.
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Beautiful, good, young, and innocent.
* [[spoiler: [[LukeIAmYourFather Cornet, I am your Mother]]: is really possessed by the spirit of Cherie; watching over Cornet.]]
* NiceHat
* PaperFanOfDoom
* RapunzelHair
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Cherries.


!!Cherie
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Cherie is Cornet's mother, whom is said to have been killed in an accident many years prior to the start of the game. [[spoiler: She was the princess of the ancient, and has a ability that lets her transform into an angelic form when she releases her power.]] She is at once mature and charmingly childish.
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Tropes associated with Cherie:
* [[spoiler: AngelicBeauty: Her angelic form.]]
* [[spoiler: FallenPrincess]]
* GracefulLadiesLikePurple
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Beautiful, good, young, and innocent.
* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice]]
* HimeCut
* [[HonoraryUncle Honorary Aunt]]: To Etoile.
* MamaBear
* [[spoiler: PowerGivesYouWings: Gain wings when she releases her power.]]
* PregnantBadass: Kicked major ass while she was pregnant with Cornet.
* RapunzelHair
* VSign: Part of her VictoryPose.

!!Ferdinand Marl E.
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The prince, and soon to be king, of Marl Kingdom. He often sneaks out of the castle to hunt or visit the city. Cornet has dreamed of him her whole life and falls in love with him after a chance meeting in the forest when he saves her from a dragon summoned by Myao. The two later start to fall in love after meeting the 2nd time in the castle. Then Marjoly appears to get back Ferdinand for beating Myao, instantly falls in love with him and tries to teleport him to her castle, but screws up the spell and accidentally turns him to stone, and he's stuck that way till Cornet breaks the spell at the end of the game.
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Tropes associated with Ferdinand:
* BadassInDistress: He first appears on screen and single highhandedly kills a dragon in a couple seconds, but can't anything for most of the game on account of being turned to stone.
* BewareTheNiceOnes
* DanceOfRomance: With Cornet at the dance.
* DistressedDude
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Beautiful, good, young, and innocent.
* OverprotectiveDad: Gets ''extremely'' upset when his daughter asks if she can marry the love of her life.
* PrinceCharming
* TakenForGranite
* TrueLovesKiss: The kiss of a [[VirginPower maiden]] who loves him will free him from the spell of Marjoly.
* UptownGuy

!!Etoile Rosenqueen
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She is Cornet's arrogant rival. Etoile often makes sarcastic remarks about Cornet. She is from a rich background and loves being the center of attention.
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Tropes associated with Etoile:
* ChildHater: It does not stop her from helping children in need though.
* ChildhoodFriends: To Cornet, though they don't always get along.
* DarkSecret: She is terrified of the day Claire get to know she is not her biological mother.
* DotingParent: To her daughter.
* TheGunslinger
* HiddenHeartOfGold
* IntrepidMerchant / {{Fiction 500}}: How good is her family at selling? They have store branches in ''hell.'' All of the Makai-multiverse NipponIchi games have Rosenqueen outlets.
* LonelyRichKid
* MamaBear: If you make her daughter cry Etoile will shoot you dead!
* {{Noblewomans Laugh}}
* NonIdleRich: In the first game, she gathers some people, and guns, to help Cornet on her quest.
* OjouRinglets
* PimpedOutDress: And brags about how much one cost.
* PinkMeansFeminine: Some of her outfits are pink.
* PurpleEyes
* RapunzelHair: As an adult.
* RichBitch: At least she puts on a front of it.
* RoyalBrat
* {{Tsundere}}: Mean and condescending on the outside, kind and helpful on the inside.

!!Marjoly
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She is malevolent and very conceited, with lyrics in her song "Evil Queen" describing herself to be "mightier than the god...more beautiful than the goddess". She fell in love with Prince Ferdinand (immediately after seeing him the first time) and meant to teleport him only to turn him into stone.
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Tropes associated with Marjoly:
* AbsoluteCleavage
* BigBouncyBreasts: To the extreme!
* BlondesAreEvil
* ChristmasCake: Related to her InformedDeformity, but also played up due to Japan's obsession with youth and beauty. Marjoly is frequently insulted as being an old hag - in fact, she looks like she might be in her thirties, [[GrandmaWhatMassiveHotnessYouHave or possibly some rockin' forties]]. [[{{Shotacon}} Though that's probably still way too old for the type of guys she tries to grab]].
* DirtyOldWoman: She likes young lads way too much.
-->"Tell me boy, how about spending an unforgettable night with me?"
* HighCollarOfDoom
* HotWitch
* IneptMage: She is prone to MagicMisfire, aside from the mentioned above of turning Ferdinand, there's also when fighting the ancient weapon where she screws up a spell and literally knocks herself out.
** Although, for all that she is inept at being effective in battle, if she DOES hit you with a spell it will hurt. A lot. Her raw magical power is undeniable.
* InformedDeformity: The other characters insist that she looks really old and that she does not have the body to wear that kind of outfit.
** Her Disgaea cameos also state she wears far too much make-up instead, in addition to calling her old.
* LaughablyEvil: she tries to be threatening, but through a combination of her own stupitidy, the fact that her own minions don't take her seriously and mock her at every chance possible (which there are many), make scenes with her the funniest parts of the game.
* {{Narcissist}}
* NobleDemon: Neither her or her lackeys are bad people.
* {{Noblewomans Laugh}}
* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: 1509 years old.
* {{Stripperific}}: Her outfit. Seriously.
** Averted when she appears in ''Antiphona''. While her [[http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20101115212607/marl-kingdom/images/thumb/7/7a/Amar.jpg/207px-Amar.jpg new outfit]] still evokes an EvilIsSexy image, the fact that it's a dress that actually covers most of her "assets" is absolutely astonishingly.
* VainSorceress
* VillainessesWantHeroes: Her "love" for Ferdinand.

!!Myao
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Myao is one of Marjoly's lackeys. She appears to be a child. She often acts childish and selfish, and she can cast powerful magic to summon dragons.
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Tropes associated with Myao:
* ACupAngst: Is painfully aware of her flat chest and does not like it.
* BadBoss: To the Nyankos.
* TheBeastMaster: She got a bunch of monster pets.
* BreastExpansion: When she gets pills for this purpose from Akujo in the second game.
* CatGirl
* MediumAwareness: As a {{cameo}} in ''PhantomBrave'', she is aware that people in that dimension don't break out into song.
* NiceHat
* SummonMagic
* VerbalTic: "nya", she is a cat girl after all.

!!Crowdia
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Crowdia is another of Marjoly's lackeys. She is very beautiful, but very narcissistic. She has large black wings, like a crow, and fights with a sword.
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Tropes associated with Crowdia:
* ActionGirl
* BishieSparkle
* CulturedBadass
* DistractedByMyOwnSexy: She loves mirrors.
* DoesNotLikeMen
* {{Familiar}}: Her crow.
* LadyOfWar
* {{Narcissist}}
* SomethingAboutARose: Seen with a rose in her hand regularly, she also got her own rose garden.
* WingedHumanoid

!!Gao
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Gao is Marjoly's third lackey. It is said that she has the strength to fight a dragon with her bare hands. Many people mistake her for a man, including Cornet.
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Tropes associated with Gao:
* AmazonianBeauty
* BadassArmFold
* BareYourMidriff
* BoobsOfSteel: Out of Marjoly's lackeys she has the biggest bust and is of course the brawler.
* CuteLittleFangs
* FingerlessGloves
* HotBlooded
* KickChick: She got really strong arms, but she primarily kicks.
* TheLadette
* [[DudeLooksLikeALady Lady Looks Like A Dude]]: Many people mistake her for a man.
* LittleBitBeastly: Her clan lacks the animal ears though.
* [[RealMenEatMeat Real Men(?) Eat Meat]]
* SuperSpeed
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: She is called werewolf several times and does not deny being one, but she is never seen completely transformed. Interestingly in ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 4|A Promise Unforgotten}}'' appears a werewolf with the same physical attributes, namely [[Characters/{{Disgaea4APromiseUnforgotten}} Fenrich]].

!!Mustaki Espoir
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Mustaki is Cornet's grandfather and Cherie's surrogate father. He is a well-known puppet-maker.
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Tropes associated with Mustaki:
* EyesAlwaysShut

!!Polansky
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Polansky is a mage who lives alone in the Tower of Wisdom. He tells Cornet that she must collect the Heart Stones in order to save Ferdinand. He was also friends with Mustaki.
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Tropes associated with Polanski:
* TheDumbledore
* EyesAlwaysShut
* FriendlyRival: He sees Mustaki as his friend and rival.
* PointyEars
* RobeAndWizardHat
* WizardBeard: Subverted, it is rather short for a mage.

!!Minister Golonzo
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Minister of Marl Castle.
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Tropes associated with Golonzo:
* BigBad: Of the first game. Apparent that he's evil but doesn't do anything till he shows up out of nowhere at Marjoly's castle with a copy of the Ancient Weapon which plans to use to TakeOverTheWorld. Majorly nearly curb stomps it, but screws up with one of her spells and K.Os herself.
* BeardOfEvil
* DirtyOldMan
* EvilChancellor
* EvilEyebrows
* HadesShaded
* ObviouslyEvil
* SinisterSchnoz

!Characters from Little Princess
!!Princess Kurusale Cherie Marl Q
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A.k.a. Kururu is the game's protagonist and the daughter of Cornet and Ferdinand. She has a tendency to sneak out of the castle instead of studying, and is identified by the other characters as a tomboy.
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Tropes associated with Kururu:
* BlowingARaspberry: At Cello.
* BlueWithShock: After she get to know how they make the softcream she ate earlier.
* CatchPhrase: "Girls take initiative", now where have we heard that before?
* CrossPoppingVeins
* CryIntoChest: Kururu cries into Claire's chest after the ordeal at the haunted house is over.
* DeadGuyJunior: She is named after Cherie and Kururu.
* [[ExpressiveAccessory Expressive Hat]]
* [[FatherIWantToMarryMyBrother Father I Want To Marry You]]: She told her father she wanted to marry him when she was little.
* GenkiGirl
* GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals: She got almost all of her mother's old puppets in her room.
* GrowlingGut: Kururu's stomach started to growl while she was thinking about how good softcream must be.
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Beautiful, good, young, and innocent.
* HighPressureEmotion: When angered.
* HumanHummingbird: During battle she runs with her arms stretched out and her legs are animated with circles that gets smaller and bigger.
* InstrumentOfMurder: Subverted, her trumpet is her weapon.
* LikeParentLikeSpouse: Kururu wants to marry someone just like her father.
* LoveConfession: Eventually to Cello.
* NiceHat
* RapunzelHair
* RedOni: The red to Claire's blue.
* SkipOfInnocence
* SunnySunflowerDisposition: [[GenkiGirl Kururu]] holds a bouquet of sunflower on a promotional artwork.
* SweetTooth
* ThisIsUnforgivable: Kururu will never forgive Burg and the cats for feeding her cat shit.
* TomboyPrincess
* VictoryPose: Thumbs up.
* WhoWearsShortShorts: Her "pumpkin" pants.
* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Toads]]: Like her mother.
* WildTake: When she sees a giant T-REX.
* WingdingEyes: Her eyes bursts into empty circles then she is shocked and into spirals when she is angry.

!!Claire Rosenqueen
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Commonly known as Crea and is Etoile Rosenqueen's adoptive daughter, although at the start of the game she is unaware of her adoption. She has known Kururu since they were children.
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Tropes associated with Crea:
* ChildhoodFriends: To Kururu.
* TheGunslinger
* HappilyAdopted: Eventually.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: She and Kururu have promised to always be together.
* PimpedOutDress
* PinkMeansFeminine: Because she is so graceful and elegant.
* BlueOni: The blue to Kururu's red.
* SchoolgirlLesbian: Seems to like Kururu in a more romantic way. She thinks of Kururu as her Prince.
-->"Teeheehee. A secret just between the two of us. How ro-man-tic Kururu-chan."
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Claire or Createur?
* SpoiledSweet
* StrongFamilyResemblance: With her mother, even though they are not related.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Kururu and her.

!!Cello
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He is Kururu's main love interest, although he is initially not very friendly to her.
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Tropes associated with Cello:
* [[spoiler: BabiesEverAfter: With Kururu, and thats how [[Characters/LaPucelle Homard]] was born.]]
* CrossdressingVoice
* DarkAndTroubledPast
* InterClassRomance: With Kururu.
* TheQuietOne
* OppositesAttract: He and Kururu.
** SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl
* PerpetualFrowner
** WhenHeSmiles: Cherie encouraged Cello to smile more because of this trope.
* {{Tsundere}}: Type A towards Kururu.

!!Randy
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He is a knight who works at the castle. He became a knight in order to become stronger after the death of his little sister, since he felt guilty over not being able to protect her. He is secretly in love with Sonia.
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Tropes associated with Randy:
* HumanHummingbird: When frightened by Sonia.

!!Sonia Francis Zeolight
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She is a female knight and Geo's daughter. She is popular amongst the people of Mothergreen, particularly the women and possesses her own fan club, but shows little interest in romance.
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Tropes associated with Sonia:
* CorporalPunishment: Sonia slaps Kururu after she made a mistake and put everyone in danger.
* EvenTheGirlsWantHer
* ImportantHaircut: Sonia cut her long hair short with a knife and swore she would become a knight.
* IronLady

!!Geo
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Tropes associated with Geo:
* IWantGrandKids

!!Akujo
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Akujo is one of the main antagonists of the second game. Having just turned 1,000, she is after the Shadow of Beauty to keep herself looking youthful. Akujo and Marjoly have been bitter enemies for years.
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Tropes associated with Akujo:
* BigBad: Of the second game.
* BigBouncyBreasts
* CleavageWindow
* HotWitch
* IncurableCoughOfDeath
* PowerFloats
* {{Qipao}}
* RapunzelHair
* TheRival: To Marjoly.

!!Nyan Nyan
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Nyan Nyan is one of Akujo's lackeys.
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Tropes associated with Nyan Nyan:
* BareYourMidriff
* BlindingBangs
* CatGirl
* CrystalBall: She uses it for [[SurveillanceAsThePlotDemands scrying]].
* GigglingVillain: "Keesheesheeshee...".
* TheRival: To Myao, they fight alot it seems.

!!Fon Fon
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Fon Fon is another of Akujo's lackeys.
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Tropes associated with Fon Fon:
* BareYourMidriff
* BishieSparkle
* EyesAlwaysShut
* FreakyFridayFlip: With Crowdia, done by Nyan Nyan.
* HeManWomanHater
* MachoCamp: He will not deny being gay, but don't call him him flamboyant!
* {{Narcissist}}
* PecFlex
* TheRival: Of Crowdia, they are rivals about beauty.
* ShirtlessScene: He likes to take of his vest when he is showing of.
* SleevesAreForWimps
* WingedHumanoid: Yes, believe it or not, you just can't see them because they are very tiny.

!!Ran Ran
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Ran Ran is Akujo's third lackey.
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Tropes associated with Ran Ran:
* BareYourMidriff
* BellyDancer
* CuteLittleFangs
* FanGirl: About Gao, Ran Ran even own posters of her.
* KickChick
* LipstickLesbian
* LittleBitBeastly: She is from the same clan as Gao.
* {{Qipao}}: Her top is most likely the shortest one in existence.
* RapunzelHair
* RescueRomance: How she fell for Gao ''hard''.
* TheRival: She is very happy about Gao acknowledging her as Gao's rival.
* SleevesAreForWimps
* SuperSpeed
* {{Underboobs}}
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: Same as Gao.
* ZettaiRyouiki

!Characters from Angel's Present

!!Elly
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Elly (sometimes spelled Eri/Eli) is a little girl that Cornet, Etoile, and Kururu helped in Angel's Present. It is eventually revealed that Elly is an Eringya in a human disguise. Elly has appeared in {{La Pucelle}}.
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Tropes associated with Elly:
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* VerbalTic: In her Eringa form she always ends her sentences with "gya".
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Pink Hair]]

!!Marius Espoir
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Cherie's husband and Cornet's father. He died during the Minstrel Wars before Cornet was even born.
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Tropes associated with Marius:
* SomeoneToRememberHimBy

!!Keeldear
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Cherie's older brother.
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Tropes associated with Keeldear:
* DatingCatwoman: Fell in love with Marjoly.
* IncurableCoughOfDeath
* LoveAtFirstSight: With Marjoly.
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