The characters from the anime ''Anime/RoninWarriors''[=/=]Yoroiden Samurai Troopers.


[[folder:Ronin Warriors/Samurai Troopers]]
::'''Ryo/Ryou Sanada'''
->Voiced by: Creator/TakeshiKusao (JP), MattHill (EN)
[[caption-width-right:200:Ryo of the Wildfire]]
* ABoyAndHisX: Ryo and his tiger companion, White Blaze.
* {{Bishonen}}
* ChasteHero
* {{Determinator}}
* DualWielding
* TheHero: The main good guy but not TheLeader.
* HeroicResolve: His virtue runs on this.
* HotBlooded: Yet surprisingly more laid back than the normal HotBlooded {{Shonen}} hero.
* HotbloodedSideburns
* KatanasAreJustBetter
* PersonOfMassDestruction: His Inferno Armor
* PlayingWithFire: The Armor of Wildfire.
* RedOniBlueOni: Red color coded for your convenience to Touma/Rowen's blue.
* SuperMode: The Inferno Armor.
* SurferDude: How he talks in the English dub.
* StuffBlowingUp
* ThePowerOfTheSun: The Japanese name of the white armor is Kikoutei, meaning "sun" or "sun emperor."
::'''Sage/Seiji Date'''
->Voiced by: Creator/DaikiNakamura (JP), Michael Donovan (EN), Matt Smith (EN, OVA)
[[caption-width-right:200:Sage of the Halo]]
* BadassDriver: In an episode of ''Legend of the Inferno Armor'' viewers see a memory of Sage having won first place in a [[UsefulNotes/FormulaOne F1 race]], despite being only sixteen years old.
* BewareTheNiceOnes
* {{BFS}}
* {{Bishonen}}
* DraggedIntoDrag: In the [=CD=] drama ''Korinden'' [[spoiler: it is revealed that when Sage was younger, he was in poor health so his family believed that if they dressed him as a girl, his health would improve.]]
* TheLancer
* LightEmUp: The Armor of Halo.
* MasterSwordsman
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: His namesake is UsefulNotes/DateMasamune, invoked through the helmet (albeit not quite as impressive as the original's massive crescent moon), and PeekABangs when not armored- as only one eye is usually ever visible.
* PeekABangs
* PurpleEyes
* ShockAndAwe
::''' Cye/Sai/Shin Mouri'''
->Voiced by: Creator/NozomuSasaki (JP), Michael Donovan (EN)
[[caption-width-right:200:Cye of the Torrent]]
* BewareTheNiceOnes
* {{Bishonen}}
* UsefulNotes/BritishAccents: Dub only.
* EvilTwin: Red Torrent/Nise Suiko.
* TheHeart
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Shu/Kento
* MakingASplash: The Armor of Torrent.
* ProngsOfPoseidon
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Shu/Kento's red.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS
* WaterIsBlue

::''' Kento/Shuu Lei/Rei Faun'''
->Voiced by: Tomohiro Nishimura (JP), Jason Gray-Stanford (EN), Creator/AndrewFrancis (EN, OVA)
[[caption-width-right:200:Kento of Hardrock]]
* BigEater
* TheBigGuy
* DishingOutDirt: The Armor of Hard Rock.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Shin/Cye.
* HotBlooded
* HotbloodedSideburns
* IdiotHero
* LastNameBasis: "Shuu" is this character's family name in YST and everyone addresses him as such. In RW ''Gaiden,'' however, Kento introduces himself as "Kento Rei Faun."
* RedOniBlueOni: Red to Shin/Cye's Blue.
* SimpleStaff
* TokenMinority: At least within the five Ronin, he is Chinese.
::''' Rowen/Touma Hashiba'''
->Voiced by: Hiroshi Takemura (JP), Ward Perry (EN)
[[caption-width-right:200:Rowen of the Strata]]
* ArcherArchetype
* {{Bishonen}}
* BlowYouAway: The Armor of Strata.
** Also LifeForce: In a key point, this secondary ability comes in handy.
* IBelieveICanFly: Using his armor's power.
* ObfuscatingStupidity
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Ryo's red.
* TheSmartGuy
* TeenGenius
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair

[[folder:Dark Warlords]]

::'''Anubis/Shuten Doji'''
->Voiced by: Creator/KiyoyukiYanada (JP), Creator/PaulDobson (EN)
[[caption-width-right:200:Dark Warlord of Cruelty]]
* ArchEnemy: To Ryo.
* [[spoiler: TheAtoner]]
* {{Bishonen}}
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: He's the most characteristically developed of the Four Dark Warlords.
* DarkSkinnedRedhead: Well, he's ''tanner'' than his fellow Warlords.
* EvilRedhead: [[spoiler:He starts this way, but later subverts the trope with his HeelFaceTurn]].
* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice]]
* MythicalMotifs: Ogre.
* StillTheLeader: His fellow Dark Warlords are constantly making fun of his failures against the Ronin Warriors (even though none of them fair any better).
* SuperStrength
* VariableLengthChain: Definitely noticeable with his [[CallingYourAttacks ''Quake With Fear!'']] maneuver.

->Voiced by: Creator/IsseiFutamata (JP), Ward Perry (EN)
[[caption-width-right:200:Dark Warlord of Venom]]
* AnimalMotifs: Snake.
* ArchEnemy: To Cye. Water vs Poison.
* DualWielding
* HealingHands: [[AllThereInTheManual According to the character guide]], this would be his power as an agent of good.
* HollywoodAcid
* KatanasAreJustBetter
* MultiArmedAndDangerous: PlayedWith. It's really an illusion made by moving his arms really fast, used for intimidation.
* PoisonedWeapons
* PoisonIsCorrosive
* PoisonousPerson[=/=]WalkingWasteland: The Armor of Venom.
* RequiredSecondaryPowers: Naturally, his body, armor, and weapons are all immune to the poisons and acids he uses.
* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks
* WhipSword: Links his six katanas into this for his FinishingMove: ''Snake Fang Strike''.
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]
->Voiced by: Creator/YasunoriMatsumoto (JP), Richard Newman (EN)

[[caption-width-right:200:Dark Warlord of Corruption]]
* AnIcePerson
* AnimalMotifs: Wolf.
* ArchEnemy: To Sage. Light vs Darkness.
* BadassCape
* BeamSpam: His FinishingMove: ''Black Lightning Flash''.
* TheBeastmaster: Mostly wolves, but he once made every creature in the forest attack Sage.
* {{Bishonen}}
* BloodKnight
* {{BFS}}
* CastingAShadow
* TheCorrupter: The Armor of Corruption.
* EmpathicWeapon
* GeniusBruiser: Not only is he very strong, but his {{Hannibal Lecture}}s and tactics are almost as good as Dais'.
* HannibalLecture
* {{Necromancer}}
* ScarsAreForever
* ShoutOut: His {{Hannibal Lecture}}s would not be out of place for a [[Franchise/StarWars Sith Lord]].
-->"Welcome to TheDarkSide."
* SocialDarwinist
* WolverineClaws
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair
->Voiced by: Creator/JurotaKosugi (JP), Matt Smith (EN)

[[caption-width-right:200:Dark Warlord of Illusion]]
* AnimalMotifs: Spider.
* ArchEnemy: To Kento. HotBlooded IdiotHero who relies on brute force vs ManipulativeBastard who relies on cunning.
* {{Bishonen}}
* EyepatchOfPower
* HannibalLecture
* ManipulativeBastard
* MasterOfIllusion: The Armor of Illusion.
* RealMenWearPink
* SinisterScythe: Six of them, attached to a removable pack on his back.
* WarriorTherapist: [[{{AllThereInTheManual}} According to the character guide,]] if Dais were to use his powers for good, he would be able to calm troubled minds.
* WhiteHairBlackHeart
::'''Lady Kayura'''
->Voiced by: Creator/MasakoKatsuki (JP), Creator/LisaAnnBeley (EN)

* ArchEnemy[=/=]EvilCounterpart: To Rowen. Sky vs Stars
* [[spoiler: BrainwashedAndCrazy]]
* EvilSoundsDeep: [[spoiler: Only when she is [[DemonicPossession possessed]] by Badamon.]]
* HimeCut
* LadyOfWar
* [[spoiler: [[LastOfHisKind Last Of Her Kind]]]]
* LittleMissBadass
* {{Miko}}: Of the battle variety.
* NighInvulnerability: She can beat both the Ronin and Warlords ''without'' having to wear any mystical suit of armor.
* NoblewomansLaugh: In both YST *and* RW.
* PetalPower
* SoleSurvivor: [[spoiler: Last of the Ancient Clan.]]
* YamatoNadeshiko: She has the classic look but is usually fighting.

[[folder:Supporting Cast]]

::'''Mia Koji/Nasuti Yagyu'''
->Voiced by: Kaori Kusakabe (JP), Creator/LalainiaLindbjerg (EN, TV series), Maggie Blue O'Hara (EN, OVAs)

* ButNotTooForeign: She's half Japanese and half French.
* CoolBigSis
* DamselInDistress: Sometimes she was captured/grabbed by the villains but no more than Yuli.
* DamselOutOfDistress: Sometimes she can get herself out of trouble or contribute towards such an end.
* HeroicBystander: She rescues Yuli from a Dynasty Soldier's attack in the first episode.
* HotLibrarian
* GreenEyes
* ParentalSubstitute: Mainly for Yuli.
* PluckyGirl
* TeamMom: Mia's main role aside of being the HotLibrarian.
* UnfazedEveryman: Animated armor invading? Evil Overlord face appearing in the sky? She looks around and thinks 'I gotta do something about this.'
* WiseBeyondHerYears
* WomenDrivers: Averted. She is a very capable driver who drives the Ronin Warriors in her own car during the TV series. In the second OVA she drives her friends through Africa.
* YoungerThanSheLooks: Many fans assume Mia is in her early to mid twenties when the series first starts out, when canon sources state she is only ''three years older'' than the Ronin.
::'''Yuli/Ully/Jun Yamano'''
->Voiced by: Creator/KumikoWatanabe (JP), Christopher Turner (EN)
* AscendedExtra: Manga only.
* BrattyHalfPint
* CheerfulChild
* [[spoiler:FutureBadass: By the time ''Message'' ends.]]
* TagalongKid
* TheLoad: [[spoiler:at first.]]
* PuppyLove: Manga only with a little girl name Noriko, [[spoiler:who becomes a victim of Cale's.]]
::'''White Blaze/Byakuen'''

* AmplifiedAnimalAptitude: White Blaze seems to know what's going on before anyone else.
* ArchEnemy: To Black Blaze [[spoiler: but they later become a single unit.]]
* CatsAreMagic: He's existed for well over a thousand years.
* MightyRoar
* NiceKitty: Only to his friends, of course.
* PantheraAwesome
* TeamPet
::'''The Ancient One/Kaosu'''
->Voiced by: Creator/NorioWakamoto (JP), DavidKaye (EN)

* CoolOldGuy
* HiddenEyes: But once in a while when he uses his powers he will display {{Glowing Eyes}}.
* MysteriousProtector
* MysteriousWatcher
* [[spoiler: PosthumousCharacter]]
* WarriorMonk: Japanese-style.
::'''Touma/Rowen's Mom'''
->Voiced by: Miyuki Ichijou (JP)

Rowen's divorced mother who appears in ''Tenkuden''.

* CoolBigSis: Treats Rowen and her ex-husband more like friends but gets along with everybody.
* GenkiGirl: More on the mellow side.
* MayDecemberRomance: With Rowen's dad.
* UnnamedParent: Her ex-husband is blessed with a name, despite the fact he doesn't play as big of a role as she does.
->Voiced by: Creator/ErikoHara (JP), Creator/JillianMichaels (EN)

* ActionGirl
* AmbiguouslyBrown
* TheArtfulDodger
* FanGirl: Becomes one for Ryo by the second episode of ''Gaiden.''
* ItsPersonal
* KnifeNut
* {{Mukokuseki}}
* [[spoiler: TakingTheBullet: When [[BigBad Shikaisen]] is about to kill Yuli, Luna decides to take this moment to seek her revenge for her brother's murder. This may have been an unintentional sacrifice on her part.]]
* {{Tsundere}}
* YouGotSpunk
::'''Uncle Chin'''

* BadassNormal
* BigFun
* CoolOldGuy
* DirtyOldMan: At least that's what his nephew is implying [[spoiler: when he keeps his hand on Mia's shoulder, much to Kento's dismay.]]
->Voiced by: Creator/YoshinoTakamori (JP), Creator/VenusTerzo (EN)

* ButNotTooBlack
* CassandraTruth: Nobody in her village wants to listen to/believe her [[spoiler: about the Black Inferno Armor]].
* LoveMartyr: She stands by [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Mukala]] even though he doesn't seem to listen to anything she says.
* TheMedic: She is the head priestess of her village and she helps care for the wounded Ronin Warriors in her home [[spoiler: until Cye arrives in Africa to join them.]]
* MonochromaticEyes
::'''Suzunagi's Mother'''
->Voiced by: Gara Takashima (JP), Creator/LisaAnnBeley (EN)

* [[spoiler: DeceasedParentsAreTheBest]]
* DotingParent
* HappilyMarried: [[spoiler: until she and her husband are killed.]]
* JapaneseChristian
* UnnamedParent


->Voiced by: Shigezou Sasaoka (JP), Mina Mina (EN)
[[caption-width-right:200:Emperor of the Evil Dynasty]]

The main villain for the majority of the TV series.
* AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever
* BigBad: TV series.
* EvilOverlord
* EvilOverlooker: Literally has the [[FloatingHeadSyndrome huge floating head]] going on in the first season.
* GhostlyGoals: He makes good on his promise to return after a thousand years.
* GlowingEyesOfDoom
* ManipulativeBastard
* MultiversalConqueror: He wants to control both the Netherworld and the Mortal world.
* OrcusOnHisThrone
* PrehensileHair
* SealedEvilInACan
* SpikesOfVillainy
* TinTyrant
* WasOnceAMan: YST only, according to official novels. In the RW version of ''Message'' [[spoiler: Rowen states in the first episode that Talpa was the [[MadeOfEvil embodiment of evil]], which [[{{Tulpa}} gathered into a single suit of armor]].]]
* YouHaveFailedMe: To the Warlords.

->Voiced by: Yoshiya Nemoto (JP)

Lord of the Nether Spirits who also works for Talpa. He appears in the second season of the TV series.
* BeardOfEvil: Complete with pencil-thin mustache.
* TheChessMaster
* EvilOldFolks
* EvilSorcerer
* GenreSavy: Unlike Talpa, he know just how dangerous the Jewel of Life is them and the Dynasty.
* WouldHurtAChild: Yuli and Mia become much more of a concern for him, particularly when they obtain the Jewel of Life, that he tries to kill them both himself [[spoiler: once possesses Lady Kayra]] to get it.
->Voiced by: Creator/ShowHayami (JP)
[[caption-width-right:200:He is *the* Ice Warlord.]]

A villain who only appears in the CD drama ''Suikoden''.

* EvilCounterpart: To Cye.
* AnIcePerson
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Just add the black hair.
* RedEyesTakeWarning


A villain who only appears in the CD drama ''Tenkuden''.

* EvilCounterpart: Rowen
* IBelieveICanFly
A villain who only appears in the CD drama ''Tsuki''.

* BigBadWannabe
* ElementalPowers: He has the power to control the tides using the [[WeirdMoon Ball of Moon Hell]].
* SmugSnake
* TomomichiNishimura
->Voiced by: Creator/SeizoKato (JP), Don Brown (EN)

The main villain of the [=OVA=] ''Gaiden''.

* AmbiguouslyHuman
* MasterSwordsman
* TortureTechnician
->Voiced by: Eiji Fukushi (JP), Creator/MichaelAdamthwaite (EN)

A warrior from Africa who also happens to have his own suit of mystical armor, the Black Inferno Armor. Appears in the second [=OVA=] ''Legend of the Inferno Armor''.
[[caption-width-right:200:Mukala of the Sun]]
* TheBeastmaster
* {{Bishonen}}
* DarkSkinnedBlond
* EvilTwin
* ManlyTears
* PrecisionGuidedBoomerang
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy
* SilentAntagonist:
* WhiteHairBlackHeart
* TheWorfEffect: His debut involves him taking on all of the Ronin Warriors (while they were fully armored) without his armor. This demonstrates how powerful he is and establish his threat level.
->Voiced by: Creator/MitsukiYayoi (JP), Creator/EllenKennedy (EN)

A ghost woman from the Edo Period who hunts down the Ronin Warriors one by one. Appears in the third and final [=OVA=] ''Message''.
* BreakTheCutie: Her background certainly qualifies.
* BrokenBird
* GlowingEyesOfDoom: Child-mode only.
* [[spoiler: HeelFaceTurn]]
* JapaneseChristian
* ImprobableAge: She's supposed to be a pre-teen, tops.
* MindRape: She uses the Ronin Warriors' very weaknesses against them [[spoiler: so she can trap them into her own suits of armors.]]
* PimpedOutDress:
* VoluntaryShapeshifting: [[spoiler: She first appears as an adult, but at times will change into an child, only to shift back into an adult once more. She uses this tactic throughout the [=OVA=] in order to trick the Ronin one by one into wearing the suits of armors she created.]]
* UnfinishedBusiness