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

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[[folder:Ronin Warriors/Samurai Troopers]]
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::'''Ryo/Ryou Sanada'''
->Voiced by: Creator/TakeshiKusao (JP), MattHill (EN)
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[[caption-width-right:200:Ryo of the Wildfire]]
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* ABoyAndHisX: Ryo and his tiger companion, White Blaze.
%%* {{Bishonen}}
%%* ChasteHero
* {{Determinator}}: He can be relied upon to keep going in tough spots but [[spoiler: watching Talpa absorb his allies and clobber him made him give up briefly.]]
* DualWielding: A pair of swords.
* TheHero: The main good guy but not TheLeader.
%%* HeroicResolve:
* HotBlooded: Yet surprisingly more laid back than the normal HotBlooded {{Shonen}} hero.
%%* HotbloodedSideburns
%%* KatanasAreJustBetter
* PersonOfMassDestruction: His Inferno Armor is said to be capable of destroying a planet.
* PlayingWithFire: "Flare up now!" and "Rage of Inferno"
* RedOniBlueOni: Red oni to Touma/Rowen's blue because he is HotBlooded and disregards strategy.
* SuperMode: The Inferno Armor is a massive upgrade in firepower over the Wildfire armor and is activated by merging with the other four armors.
* SurferDude: In the English dub he uses English lang such as "that guy is really juiced!" to refer to Nether spirit empowerment.
* StuffBlowingUp: Whatever he points "Rage of Inferno" at goes up in flames.
* ThePowerOfTheSun: The Japanese name of the white armor is Kikoutei, meaning "sun" or "sun emperor."
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::'''Sage/Seiji Date'''
->Voiced by: Creator/DaikiNakamura (JP), Michael Donovan (EN), Matt Smith (EN, OVA)
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[[caption-width-right:200:Sage of the Halo]]
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* 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}}: He wields a long two handed sword.
%%* {{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: "Thunderbolt cut!"
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::''' Cye/Sai/Shin Mouri'''
->Voiced by: Creator/NozomuSasaki (JP), Michael Donovan (EN)
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[[caption-width-right:200:Cye of the Torrent]]
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%%* BewareTheNiceOnes
%%* {{Bishonen}}
* UsefulNotes/BritishAccents: He speaks like a Brit in the English dub.
* EvilTwin: Red Torrent/Nise Suiko.
%%* TheHeart
%%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Shu/Kento
* MakingASplash: "Super Wave Smasher!"
%%* ProngsOfPoseidon
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Shu/Kento's red.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Is it Cye or Sai?
* WaterIsBlue: Pure water is blue; his armor and his special attack reflect this purity.

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::''' Kento/Shuu Lei/Rei Faun'''
->Voiced by: Tomohiro Nishimura (JP), Jason Gray-Stanford (EN), Creator/AndrewFrancis (EN, OVA)
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[[caption-width-right:200:Kento of Hardrock]]
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* BigEater: He is often see complaining about being hungry and is the happiest among the group whenever Mia finishes cooking.
* TheBigGuy: The most eager to fight of the Ronin Warriors and also the strongest. When they need to push open Dynasty gates everyone looks to him to do it.
* BladeOnAStick: He uses a glaive.
* DishingOutDirt: "Iron Rock Crusher!"
%%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Shin/Cye.
* HotBlooded: His strategy in every instance boils down to "overwhelm the enemy with a sudden and intense attack!"
%%* HotbloodedSideburns
* IdiotHero: His lack of foresight and simple strategies cause him to be outmaneuvered and manipulated on several occasions.
* 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.
* TokenMinority: At least within the five Ronin, he is Chinese.
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::''' Rowen/Touma Hashiba'''
->Voiced by: Hiroshi Takemura (JP), Ward Perry (EN)
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[[caption-width-right:200:Rowen of the Strata]]
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* ArcherArchetype: The archer of the Ronin Warriors is calm and focused in battle.
%%* {{Bishonen}}
* BlowYouAway: The Armor of Strata; "Arrow shockwave!"
* {{Flight}}: Using his armor's power he can fly.
%%*LifeForce: In a key point, this secondary ability comes in handy.
%%* ObfuscatingStupidity
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Ryo's red; careful, logical and not given to impulses.
* TheSmartGuy: He is regarded as the most intelligent of the Ronin Warriors and plans their strategies.
%%* TeenGenius
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: He's the only Ronin Warrior with an unrealistic hair color.
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[[folder:Dark Warlords]]

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::'''Anubis/Shuten Doji'''
->Voiced by: Creator/KiyoyukiYanada (JP), Creator/PaulDobson (EN)
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[[caption-width-right:200:Dark Warlord of Cruelty]]
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* ArchEnemy: To Ryo.
* TheAtoner
* {{Bishonen}}
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: He's the most characteristically developed of the Four Dark Warlords.
* DarkSkinnedRedhead: Well, he's ''tanner'' than his fellow Warlords.
* TheDragon:To Talpa, initially.
* EvilRedhead: [[spoiler:He starts this way, but later subverts the trope with his HeelFaceTurn]].
* 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).
* RedemptionPromotion: [[spoiler: As The Ancient One's successor he is far more effective in both direct combat as well as overall war maneuvering than he was as a dark warlord.]]
* SuperStrength
* VariableLengthChain: Definitely noticeable with his [[CallingYourAttacks ''Quake With Fear!'']] maneuver.

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::'''Sekhmet/Naaza'''
->Voiced by: Creator/IsseiFutamata (JP), Ward Perry (EN)
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[[caption-width-right:200:Dark Warlord of Venom]]
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* AnimalMotifs: Snake.
* ArchEnemy: To Cye. Water vs Poison.
* TheBrute
* 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]]
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::'''Kale/Cale/Anubis'''
->Voiced by: Creator/YasunoriMatsumoto (JP), Richard Newman (EN)

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[[caption-width-right:200:Dark Warlord of Corruption]]
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* 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
* EvilGenius
* GeniusBruiser: Not only is he very strong, but his {{breaking speech}}es and tactics are almost as good as Dais'.
* HannibalLecture
* {{Necromancer}}
* ScarsAreForever
* ShoutOut: His {{Breaking Speech}}es would not be out of place for a [[Franchise/StarWars Sith Lord]].
-->"Welcome to TheDarkSide."
* SocialDarwinist
* WolverineClaws
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair
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::'''Dais/Rajura'''
->Voiced by: Creator/JurotaKosugi (JP), Matt Smith (EN)

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[[caption-width-right:200:Dark Warlord of Illusion]]
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* AnimalMotifs: Spider.
* ArchEnemy: To Kento. HotBlooded IdiotHero who relies on brute force vs ManipulativeBastard who relies on cunning.
* {{Bishonen}}
* DarkChick
* 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
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::'''Lady Kayura'''
->Voiced by: Creator/MasakoKatsuki (JP), Creator/LisaAnnBeley (EN)

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* 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.]]
* SixthRanger
* YamatoNadeshiko: She has the classic look but is usually fighting.
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[[folder:Supporting Cast]]

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

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* ButNotTooForeign: She's half Japanese and half French.
* CoolBigSis: She's three years older then the Ronin Warriors and is more sisterly to them than maternal like she is for Yuli.
* 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 because he's a kid and his parents are never seen after the first episode.
* PluckyGirl:
* TeamMom: Count on her to meditate disputes between the Ronins. After the first arc, she's also the one doing all the cooking in their communal mansion.
* 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.
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::'''Yuli/Ully/Jun Yamano'''
->Voiced by: Creator/KumikoWatanabe (JP), Christopher Turner (EN)
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* AscendedExtra: Manga only.
* BrattyHalfPint
* CheerfulChild
* FutureBadass: [[spoiler: By the time ''Message'' ends he's a raising kendo star.]]
* TagalongKid
* TheLoad: [[spoiler:at first.]]
* PuppyLove: Manga only with a little girl name Noriko, [[spoiler:who becomes a victim of Cale's.]]
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::'''White Blaze/Byakuen'''

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* 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 [[spoiler: and used to travel with the Ancient One.]]
* MightyRoar
* NiceKitty: Only to his friends, of course.
* PantheraAwesome
* TeamPet
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::'''The Ancient One/Kaosu'''
->Voiced by: Creator/NorioWakamoto (JP), DavidKaye (EN)

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* BigGood: It's a downplayed trope since he keeps to the shadows so often but in many episodes he provides wisdom and guidance to the heroes, helps them develop and has greater power than him. [[spoiler: He's also the one that defeated Talpa in the past and created the armor they wear in the present day.]]
* CoolOldGuy: His white hair is indicative of both his wisdom and power.
* HiddenEyes: They're covered by his hat and its shadows but once in a while when he uses his powers he will display {{Glowing Eyes}}.
* MysteriousProtector: The Ronin Warriors know nothing about him starting out but he regularly jumps in to save them or thwart Talpa.
* PosthumousCharacter: [[spoiler: He's a mystery until after his death. Then audience learns about his clan and his history.]]
* WarriorMonk: Japanese-style which means he smacks and casts spells with a ''shakujo''
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::'''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.
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::'''Runa/Luna'''
->Voiced by: Creator/ErikoHara (JP), Creator/JillianMichaels (EN)

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%%* AmbiguouslyBrown
%%* TheArtfulDodger:
* FanGirl: Becomes one for Ryo by the second episode of ''Gaiden''; cheering for him (and only him) during a battle with mooks.
* ItsPersonal: Her brother was killed by Shikaisen's ninjas and she wants to avenge him.
* KnifeNut: She goes into battle with a small and serrated blade.
%%* {{Mukokuseki}}
* TakingTheBullet: [[spoiler: 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: Ryo likes her lively spirit.
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::'''Uncle Chin'''

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* BigFun: He shows his BigEater status more than Kento and is also a generous host.
* CoolOldGuy: Kento's uncle looks like a fun guy to hang around with.
* 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.]]
* MightyGlacier: When he hits a ninja, they stay down. Unfortunately, they're too fast and too numerous for him to bring down more than a couple.
* SuperStrength: He can lift one of his restaurant's tables over his head without difficulty.
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::'''Nadia/Naria'''
->Voiced by: Creator/YoshinoTakamori (JP), Creator/VenusTerzo (EN)

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* 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
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::'''Suzunagi's Mother'''
->Voiced by: Gara Takashima (JP), Creator/LisaAnnBeley (EN)

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

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

The main villain for the majority of the TV series.
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* 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.

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::'''Badamon'''
->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.
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* BeardOfEvil: Complete with pencil-thin mustache.
* TheChessMaster
* EvilOldFolks
* EvilSorcerer
* GenreSavvy: 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.
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::'''Toryuki'''
->Voiced by: Creator/ShowHayami (JP)
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[[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

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::'''Garyuuda'''

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

* EvilCounterpart: Rowen
* IBelieveICanFly
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::'''Gougasha'''
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
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::'''Shikaisen'''
->Voiced by: Creator/SeizoKato (JP), Don Brown (EN)

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

* AmbiguouslyHuman
* MasterSwordsman
* TortureTechnician
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::'''Mukala/Mukara'''
->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''.
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[[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.
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::'''Suzunagi'''
->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''.
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* 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
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