A list of characters from the Manga and Anime series ''Manga/SketDance''. Many characters have yet to be covered, this page NeedsWikiMagicLove.

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[[folder:Sket Dan]]
!!Yusuke "Bossun" Fujisaki
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The founder and leader of the Sket-dan, nicknamed Bossun. When he puts on his goggles he is able to be in full concentration and saves the day. When talking about his special traits, the Sket-dan tends to break the fourth wall, saying how [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall he has nothing unique for a shounen main character]]. He is an amazing artist and has a bunch of expressions that are easy to read. [[spoiler:Sasuke is his twin brother.]]

->Voiced by: Creator/HiroyukiYoshino
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* TheAce: Bossun shows ridiculous talent for every hobby he picks up, including drawing, origami, figure-sculpting, celebrity impressions, board games, acting, standup comedy, and a dozen more. Unfortunately, most of these are absolutely useless to the badass leader figure he tries to be.
* AdaptationDyeJob: His eyes were originally gold in the manga.
* {{Adorkable}}
* AwesomenessByAnalysis: His last resort when things get dicey.
** Arguably his most defining trait, as his attention to detail is what makes him TheAce (mentioned above).
* BelligerentSexualTension: With Himeko.
* BerserkButton: Threatening or harming Himeko.
* BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine: Usually assists Himeko in the StraightMan routine, but he can play the idiot at the drop of a hat.
* BratsWithSlingshots: WeaponOfChoice.
* ChasteHero
* ChronicHeroSyndrome
* CrazyJealousGuy: He doesn't like to see Himeko getting too close to Kiri;.
* ForgottenFirstMeeting: [[spoiler:He and Tsubaki met a few years ago on their birthday. Due to Tsubaki looking different back then, Bossun doesn't recognize him.]]
** [[spoiler:The same could be applied to Switch too, since he bumped into him before the whole Masafumi's incident, when he looked like he still was.]]
* FourthWallObserver: With Himeko.
* GogglesDoNothing: Averted; while the goggles themselves don't have any special properties, they give Bossun an amazing ability to concentrate and focus.
** His old Poppman goggles really ''didn't'' do anything, either. The lenses were so old that Bossun could barely see out of them, but they helped him block out distractions when he tried to think. [[spoiler:Until they got broken in a fight. Switch gave him the pair he still uses up until the present, after they met him in person.]]
* GuileHero
* [[spoiler:HappilyAdopted]]
* HateAtFirstSight: His first impression of Tsubaki wasn't exactly the best. He barged into the group's clubroom and began lecturing them about the school rules, and rather rudely touched upon their DarkAndTroubledPast, quickly getting Bossun's hate. Fortunately, their relationship gets better over time.
* HereditaryHairstyle: He inherited his dad's hairstyle.
* TheHero
* InelegantBlubbering: Which he attempts to mask as ManlyTears.
* InnocentlyInsensitive
* InSeriesNickname: Bossun
* IronButtmonkey
* TheKirk: To Himeko's [[TheMcCoy McCoy]] and Switch's [[TheSpock Spock]].
* LikeFatherLikeSon: According to Akane, mostly also because he's [[spoiler: almost the GenerationXerox of him: not only the looks, but the antics]].
* [[spoiler:LongLostRelative: To Tsubaki.]]
* MagneticHero
* MessyHair
* NiceHat: [[spoiler:Himeko gave it to him.]]
* NotSoDifferent: To Tsubaki [[spoiler:then it's been revealed that [[FridgeBrilliance they're twins]]]].
* ObliviousToLove: Self-admitted.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname
* TheRival: To Tsubaki.
** [[spoiler:SiblingRivalry]]
* [[spoiler:PolarOppositeTwins: With Tsubaki.]]
* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: To Himeko.
* SmarterThanYouLook: Agata remarks him that he is quite pretty clever though it doesn't necessarily shows up normally.
* StraightMan: Though most of the time he acts as the [[BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine Boke]] to Himeko's StraightMan.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: He looks exactly like his dad.
* TenderTears
* UnresolvedSexualTension: With Himeko.
* VitriolicBestBuds: With Himeko.


!!Hime "Himeko" Onizuka
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Himeko is the violent "yanki"-girl with a soft spot for cute things. She is the fighter/brawn to the Sket-Dan. In her past she was called the "Legendary Delinquent Onihime" which became a symbol of "power and fear". Himeko seems to now have "calmed down" and leaving behind her days of being the Onihime and has become the second-chief to the Sket-Dan.

->Voiced by: Creator/RyokoShiraishi
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* ActionGirl
* ActorAllusion: Creator/RyokoShiraishi voicing a legendary delinquent from Osaka? [[{{Tekken}} Sounds verrrry familiar]].
* BadassAdorable
* BelligerentSexualTension: With Bossun.
* TheBigGirl
* CharlesAtlasSuperpower
* CollaredByFashion: [[spoiler:It was a gift from Bossun. Also, it's actually an armband.]]
* CuteBruiser
* CutenessProximity
* DarkAndTroubledPast: In her backstory, she was betrayed by her friend Arisa who set her up in a bully fight. That fight made her started to be known as 'Onihime' and many delinquents began to pick fights with her. Not so much later, she became isolated because of her friend's betrayal and because everyone was fearing her. After enrolling in Kaimei Academy, she became (slowly) friends with Bossun and he saved her from her loneliness.
* DeathGlare
* DeclarationOfProtection: She said to her friend Arisa that she wanted to protect her when she thought she was being bullied. Unfortunately, Arisa took that as Himeko calling her weak and things didn't end well.
* {{Delinquent}}: At first.
* DelinquentHair: She dyed her hair blonde. Young delinquents in Japan tend to bleach their hair. In the present day, she probably keeps that look out of habit.
* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Bossun ends up experiencing a world of pain whenever he gets on Himeko's nerves. So much, that EVEN he gets both hands broken.
* ExtremeOmnivore: The Pelolipop Candy she loves have some odd flavors.
* FourthWallObserver: With Bossun.
* GenkiGirl
* GirlsAreReallyScaredOfHorrorMovies
* GreenEyedMonster: She becomes jealous when Bossun goes on a group date and doesn't like it when she sees him getting too friendly with Saaya.
* HairTriggerTemper
* TheHeart
* HeIsNotMyBoyfriend: To Bossun.
* ICallItVera: Her field hockey canes: Valkyrie, Cyclone and Flagarance.
* ImportantHaircut: She is by far an staright but also an averted example of this. She gets her hair longer and dyes it blonde, because fo being the 'legendary delinquent Onihime', she had black hair initially. BUT, once we get into the whole official formation of the Sket-Dan, she cuts it to start fresh.
* [[spoiler:InterruptedDeclarationOfLove: During the ''Trouble Travel'' arc and being rescued by Bossun, she started to think about him with something much more of pure admiration, and just before declaring her feelings... Switch comes into the room. And this is not the only time though... come 35 chapters later and... Bossun interrupts her this time.]]
* KansaiRegionalAccent: [[JapanesePronouns She uses "atashi" rather than "uchi", though.]]
* TheLancer
* LonerTurnedFriend: In her backstory.
* TheMcCoy: To Bossun's [[TheKirk Kirk]] and Switch's [[TheSpock Spock]].
* NamesTheSame: Possibly a ShoutOut to a certain other [[Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka reformed delinquent who helps students]].
** [[spoiler:And to add more allusions to '''that''' Onizuka, Himeko wants to pursue a career as a teacher... who formerly was known as a delinquent.]]
* NumberTwo
* ObliviousToLove: [[EveryoneCanSeeIt Seems that the whole Kaimei Academy suspects]] that there is much of her into Bossun than what it seems like being just VitriolicBestBuds... except her. And Bossun, by default. Heck, even Switch is a ShipperOnDeck of both of them!
* OneOfTheBoys
* RedBaron: Onihime (literally "Demon Princess").
* RedOniBlueOni: Red to Switch's Blue.
* SayMyName: Often cries out Bossun's name whenever he experiences a world of hurt.
-->''"BOSSUUUUUUN!!"''
* StraightMan: And it's SeriousBusiness.
* TeamChef: Her cooking is good, as shown in the Gachinko Vivage Battle Arc, she even is chosen (mistakenly) to participate in the first challenge: a CookingDuel with the Student's Council own SupremeChef, Michiru Shinba.
* TeamMom
* TerribleArtist
* {{Tomboy}}
* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: The Pelolipop Candy.
* {{Tsundere}}: Sometimes towards Bossun.
* TurnTheOtherCheek: She forgives Arisa for having betrayed her when they meet after years of certain events that triggered her 'Onihime' persona to surface.
* UnresolvedSexualTension: With Bossun.
* VitriolicBestBuds: With Bossun.
* WeaponOfChoice: A Field Hockey Cane.


!!Kazuyoshi "Switch" Usui
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Switch is the brains and secretary to the Sket-Dan. He is an otaku (no matter how many times he denies it) that has information about EVERYONE in Kaimei High. Switch appears to be the most serious of the group, but his fooling around says otherwise. Switch is tech-savvy to an extreme: his scientific bent puts him at odds with Yuuki Reiko, the devout occultist. Mysteriously, he prefers not to speak, instead communicating via a text-to-speech synthesizer in his laptop. Perhaps there is a hidden side to this eccentric young man...

->Voiced by: Creator/TomokazuSugita, Aki Kanada (young)
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* ATeamFiring: Has zero accuracy.
* ActorAllusion: His favorite [[Manga/{{Bleach}} Vizard]] is Kensei, according to the anime.
* AgentScully
* BadassNormal: He has occasionally shown proficiency in easily taking down people who pose a threat.
* {{Bishonen}}
* CelibateHero: [[spoiler:After his beloved childhood friend Sawa moved away because of his brother's death, he decided to never fall in love again.]]
* ChickMagnet: Switch is pretty popular (for such a consummate weirdo). Since enrolling at Kaimei, he's never ended a Valentine's Day empty-handed.
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: He had a crush on his childhood friend, Sawa and she liked him back, and they did confessed their feelings for each other... unfortunately [[spoiler:after his brother's death and exactly the day she moved away because of the same event]].
* CrazyPrepared: Usually with a remarkably impractical invention.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler:His little brother died because of a false statement he believed and said to him. He became a [[{{Hikikomori}} shut-in]] not so much after that because of the guilt trip it made him fall into. Bossun was the one who saved him.]]
** [[spoiler:Since ''Switch On'' covers more on his past, there are certain things that he may not be so proud to had done (he whole hidden site incident and the Death Fights he managed to get other former delinquents to get on), especially as a result of the whole guilt trip that he had as a shut-in]].
* GadgeteerGenius: To a degree.
* GreenEyedMonster: Towards his brother in his backstory.
** Tragically deconstructed. [[spoiler:Because of his jealousy over Masafumi and Sawa's friendship he caused a misunderstanding that led to his brother being killed.]]
* {{Hikikomori}}: He was this before joining the Sket Dan.
* [[spoiler:ILetGwenStacyDie: He blames himself of Masafumi's death.]]
* ImportantHaircut: His old hairstyle was much longer and his bangs were different... [[spoiler:of course, he decided to change it because he wanted to [[MySiblingWillLiveThroughMe let the image of his brother to be present in him]].]]
* LargeHam: The default voice on his laptop. It's mostly also because of him.
* LonerTurnedFriend: In his backstory.
* {{Megane}}
* [[spoiler:MySiblingWillLiveThroughMe: It was like that at the beginning, straightly, but after the events of 'Switch On', he replies that he just wants to resemble Masafumi if only just for a little time longer, because he knows that being a ReplacementGoldfish for him is full nonsense.]]
* NerdsAreSexy
* NonActionGuy: Pretty athletic when the situation calls (especially playing Genesis), but he prefers to stand in the sidelines. This mostly annoys both Himeko and Bossun sometimes, because he is practically useless in certain situations when it is raining, and also just because he knows that they are the most assertive action guys.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname
* {{Otaku}}
* PhraseCatcher: "That's our Switch," after he uses an invention or information gathering skill to help.
* PurelyAestheticGlasses [[spoiler:Averted until later in the story. During two years of being front of a computer, his sight started to get worse.]]
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Himeko's Red.
* ScaryShinyGlasses
* ScienceVSMagic: The Science to Reiko's Supernatural.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Bossun and Himeko. [[spoiler:And it seems he has been since the pretty beginning of the Sket Dan.]]
* TheSmartGuy
* TheSpock: To Bossun's [[TheKirk Kirk]] and Himeko's [[TheMcCoy McCoy]].
* TheStoic: His expression rarely changes despite what he types. He does not smile and sarcastically pointed it as it was 'too embarrassing to do so' [[spoiler:the first few days he returned to classes]]. He can't permit himself to express 'emotion' other than surprise.
* StoicSpectacles
* TallDarkAndHandsome
* TheVoiceless: He communicates via text-to-speech with a laptop. [[spoiler:The reason he still refuses to speak is because of his guilt over his brother's death...]]
* WorthyOpponent: He enjoys an [[MagicVersusScience intellectual rivalry]] with Reiko.

!! Housuke

An African Collard Scops Owl that was found injured by Saaya. He now resides in the club room as a pet of the Sket Dan.
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* CoolPet
* TalkingAnimal: In one chapter, thanks to [[TranslatorCollar one of Switch's devices]]! [[spoiler:Though about half of his "speech" was just interference from Roman next door.]] He can also spell out basic words.
* TeamPet

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[[folder:Student Council]]
The rivals of the Sket Dan, who uphold school rules and handle administrative duties, like the creation and funding of clubs. Within the Sket Dance world, there is a manga series about them, running in Shounen Jump, and a tie-in game on Vivage City, a cellular phone game company.

!!Soujirou Agata
President of the Student Council and a Third year student. A very charismatic, laid-back individual, who seemingly does nothing as President. He entrusts most responsibilities to the Vice President, Sasuke Tsubaki. His IQ is around 160. Agata's ability to read and understand people makes him a cunning manipulator when necessary; it's also why he has the complete loyalty of Student Council members Sasuke and Daisy. His performance in the Gachinko Vivage Battle's "Pixie Garden" match with Bossun shows that he is a good strategist, who learns quickly, and is adept at lying. Despite his ruthlessness, and professions that he isn't a nice guy, he's against cheating to win - though he has a tendency to forget things he's said. About the only thing he takes seriously is the protection of his little sister Saaya: the thought of her finding a boyfriend puts Agata into paroxysms.

->Voiced by: Creator/TomokazuSeki
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* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: He's the only person in the series who has consistently outwitted Bossun.
* BigBrotherInstinct: Agata is very protective to his younger sister, Saaya, and only becomes serious when she is involved in a perceived danger.
* BrilliantButLazy: He is a genius with an IQ of 160, but almost always delegates his student council work to his subordinates, while he himself spends the whole time sleeping.
* BunnyEarsLawyer: He tends to ignore rule violations (even shoving his paperwork onto his subordinates) but is a respectable leader when he decides to actually try.
* DitzyGenius: He's extremely laidback, and frequently acts without thinking (e.g. making a bet and later forgetting about it). But despite his antics, he's still the top student in the school, and later managed to get a perfect score in his university entrance exam without actually studying.
* [[DotingParent Doting Older Brother]]: He can't even think straight after finding out about his little sister's crush.
* ManipulativeBastard: Sort of when he proposes into it.
* MySisterIsOffLimits: He freaks out at the very notion that Saaya might be romantically involved with a boy, and he's the reason why the "Saaya fanclub" did not exist until he graduates.
* SignatureLaugh: Kakaka!
* StudentCouncilPresident: [[spoiler:Until he stepped down to focus on his college entrance exams.]]

!!Sasuke Tsubaki
The HotBlooded Vice President of the Student Council. Opinion among the student body is that Tsubaki takes his responsibilities ''way'' too seriously, refusing to tolerate even the slightest infractions in the name of making Kaimei a better school. He believes that the Sket-dan is useless and should be abolished, leading to conflicts with Bossun. The two consider each other rivals and his desire to defeat Bossun and the Sket-dan motivate him to do things he wouldn't otherwise do. He is a skilled fighter, and the boxing club at their school wanted him on their team. He also researches his opponents weaknesses and uses them to his advantage. [[spoiler:He is Bossun's twin brother.]]

->Voiced by: Creator/TakahiroSakurai (Drama CD), Creator/HiroShimono (Anime)
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* {{Adorkable}}
* AwesomenessByAnalysis: Similar to Bossun.
* BareFistedMonk: Tsubaki prefers not to get into scuffles (it's against the rules, after all), but he packs a mean left cross.
* BlindWithoutEm: He wears contact lens and could not see without it. He once mistook the Sket DAN for Student Council members because he apparently can't tell the difference between them.
* CallingYourAttacks: On exactly one occasion. [[PunchedAcrossTheRoom It was awesome.
* CatchPhrase: "FOOL!"
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: He takes bullies very seriously.
* TheComicallySerious
* ControlFreak
* DeathGlare
* [[DelusionsofDoghood Delusions of Cathood]] -> BrainwashResidue
* DitzyGenius: He thinks that a USB drive is pencil lead. He even gets spaced out depending on certain situations.
* ForgottenFirstMeeting: [[spoiler:He met Bossun a few years ago on their birthday. Due to Tsubaki not wearing his glasses back then, he is unable to recognize Bossun, though.]]
* [[spoiler:HappilyAdopted]]
* HairTriggerTemper
* HereditaryHairstyle: [[spoiler:He originally had his dad's hairstyle like Bossun, but he decided cut it to change his look. Twice.]]
* ImportantHaircut: [[spoiler:He cut his hair the day he learned he was adopted.]]
* [[spoiler:LongLostRelative]]
* MessyHair: Before he cut it.
* NotSoDifferent: To Bossun [[spoiler:then it's been revealed that [[FridgeBrilliance they're twins]].]]
* NumberTwo: [[spoiler:Until Agata stepped down.]]
* PerpetualFrowner
* TheRival: To Bossun
** [[spoiler:SiblingRivalry]]
* TheSouthpaw
* [[spoiler:PolarOppositeTwins: With Bossun.]]
* [[spoiler:StudentCouncilPresident: After Soujirou stepped down to focus on his college entrace exams. Until the time where he will step down to give up his role to the next president in charge.]]
* StylisticSuck: Has absolutely no fashion sense, drawing skill, or imagination - sadly for him, all things Bossun excels at.
* WorthyOpponent: He taunts Shinzou during the Gachinko Vivage Battle, but retracts his words after an impressive display of courage.

!!Kikuno "Daisy" Asahina
The Secretary of the Student Council, nicknamed "Daisy-chan." While obedient to Agata in her council duties, she has a vicious tongue and an overstock of FloweryInsults for most others. She has good aim and relentlessly attacks without hesitation. While Daisy seems calm and composed on the outside, she is quick to judge others, sometimes leading to fatal underestimations. She copes with failure poorly and takes solace in cuddling stuffed animals.

->Voiced by: Creator/AyaEndo (Drama CD), YuuKobayashi (JP)
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* CatchPhrase: D.O.S, which usually stands for = "dobude oborete shine" ("Drown in a gutter and die").
* EyePoke: [[SignatureMove With impunity]].
* FunWithAcronyms: Often abbreviates her put-downs this way, e.g. "D.O.S." = "dobude oborete shine" ("Drown in a gutter and die").
* GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals: Went into a HeroicBSOD because her mom threw away her ripped teddy bear.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* {{Meganekko}}
** StoicSpectacles
* PerpetualFrowner
* TallDarkAndSnarky

!!Michiru Shinba
A Student Council Member responsible for General Affairs, and a third-year Student. [[spoiler:Later stepped down to focus the rest of his 3rd year term on college applications]]. Popular (and a bit of a dandy), Michiru loves having his picture taken; he has a devoted fangirl club called the "Shinbals". He is an extremely good chef, considered "exceptional even among professionals". Michiru often plays the straight man opposite the quirks of the other student council and is also one of the few people who understands Agata's manipulative side.

->Voiced by: KosukeToriumi (Drama CD), Creator/KenjiNojima (Anime)
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* {{Bishonen}}
* CantHoldHisLiquor: He can't even stand the smell without getting drunk.
* TheCasanova
* DudeLooksLikeALady: YMMV, but he's easily one of the most feminine boys of the cast.
* InTouchWithHisFeminineSide
* {{Narcissist}}: A bit.
* StraightMan
* SupremeChef

!!Mimori Unyuu
The Treasurer of the Student Council. [[spoiler:Later promoted to Vice-President after Tsubaki's ascension.]] She's the wealthy granddaughter of the Unyuu Group's leader. She is competent enough to know how to allocate hidden funds for the Student Council, but this is countered by her desires to spend frivolously. She believes money is a means to all ends, from love confessions to winning competitions. Despite this, she considers herself an advocate of proper conduct, and even lectures Tsubaki for his uncivilized actions. Outside of her financial duties, she provides refreshments and first aid supplies to the other Student Council members.

->Voiced by: Atsuko Enomoto (Drama CD), Creator/MegumiTakamoto (Anime)
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* BigFancyHouse: UpToEleven and beyond.
* BuxomIsBetter
* TheDitz
* Fiction500: Her maids have ''maids''.
* {{Gainaxing}}: Mostly in the anime series.
* ObliviouslyBeautiful: She has G-cup breasts, but she's so airheaded she doesn't realize the blushing they cause to males, especially to Tsubaki. The anime staff took a lot of advantage in turning her into a MsFanservice.
* TheOjou: ''Obscenely'' rich. Her servants' servants have servants. Chapter 196 of the manga goes into detail.
* ParodySue
* PerpetualSmiler
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: Her philosophy.
* SpoiledSweet
* UnclePennybags

!!Hani Usami
A first year student who [[spoiler:takes over as Treasurer after Minori moves up to Vice-President]]. Until she attended high school, she grew up in a family of mostly women and attended only all-girls schools. As a result, she developed a strange split personality. Normally a stoic and withdrawn girl who refuses to associate with men, Usami's flirtatious alter-ego "Bunny" emerges when a male touches her (and reverts with a touch from a female). Usami is a capable student, but her odd condition makes it difficult for her to connect with people.

->Voiced by: Creator/YukaIguchi
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* BreastExpansion: Happens when Hani makes the conversion to Bunny. It's more pronounced in the anime, where her expanding breasts causes a button on her uniform to burst.
* DoesNotLikeMen: Zig-Zagged and inverted. As "Usami" she refuses to even talk to males but as "Bunny", she throws herself all over guys but dislikes women. [[spoiler:She gets better of this situation little by little, later.]]
* HairDecorations: Her bow. It changes position depending on which personality is in control.
* SexierAlterEgo
* SplitPersonality

!!Kiri Katou
[[spoiler:Taking over General Affairs after Michiru takes his leave from the council]] , Kiri is a descendant of ninjas, and often referred to as the last ninja. He doesn't like to take orders from people, and takes down bad guys with his own brand of justice.

->Voiced by: Creator/RyotaOhsaka
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* AlliterativeName
* {{Bishonen}}
* TheComicallySerious: [[spoiler:Mostly when life threatens Tsubaki... just like the time of the mafia confused him and when he shrunked. He wasn't amused when the other members of the Student Council were in love with the cute Tsubaki.]]
* DyeHard: His hair is dyed white
* HairDecorations
* HiddenHeartOfGold: Always a grump, taking seriously everything because trust issues, but as far as time went on, he proved he is more like this... though it is mostly in front of Tsubaki.
* InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja
* {{Ninja}}
* SpearCounterpart: To Himeko, both were pretty much isolated in their Junior High days.
* UndyingLoyalty: Declares this to Tsubaki after much CharacterDevelopment.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Students]]
!!Momoka Kibitsu
She's the leader of the yankee girls from Nikkou High School, and claimed herself as the "Onihime".

She told her three followers to bring Himeko to the park near a train station to beat her up. She later then found out that the legendary "Onihime" was Himeko herself. After finding the truth, she became Himeko's follower and would only listen to her.

Later on, she becomes a famous voice actor. And an actress. To even later to become an IdolSinger.

->Voiced by: Creator/MarinaInoue
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* DeathGlare: Can pull a very intimidating one.
* DyeHard: When her and Himeko were accidentally turned into 27 year olds at the end of chapter 36, they both had black hair. That means they both bleach their hair, as part of the typical Japanese delinquent look.
* HairDecorations
* HeelFaceTurn: From a minor villainess to one of the Sket Dan's closest friends.
* IdolSinger
* [[MostWritersAreWriters Most Voice Actors Are Voice Actors]]


!!Roman Saotome

She's a shoujo manga eccentric, who despite being incredibly GenreSavvy to that particular genre, [[TerribleArtist isn't able to draw it too well herself]]. Roman is able to change the world around her into a shoujo manga-type setting also, with her Roman-fog. She is also very aware that they are all part of the cast in a manga/anime series, and constantly breaks the fourth wall.

->Voiced by: Creator/AiShimizu (Drama CD), Creator/AiKayano (Anime)
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: [[RealityWarper Changes the whole perspective]] of the scene.
** ArtShift
** FourthWallObserver: Much to Bossun and Himeko's annoyance.
* ChewingTheScenery
** [[UpToEleven Taken up to eleven]], the time we get around what she was like during First Year... the {{narrator}} gave up with her at the end of the page.
* CloudCuckooLander
* TheDitz
* GenkiGirl
* GenderBlenderName: While her name was supposed to mean "romance" (see below), Roman is a masculine name in most countries.
* MeaningfulName: Her given name comes from the english word "Romance", while her family name is derived from Otome games.
* ImprobableWeaponUser: During the Ninja AU she used speech bubbles as shuriken and a shocking screen tone for electrical attacks.
* NiceHat
* RealityWarper: Besides her tendency to BreakTheFourthWall, she can also create illusions, come out of [[ImagineSpot Imagine Spots]], and fast forward a {{Flashback}}.
* TerribleArtist: Though somehow she got a honourable mention in Betsumar (Betsuma, another Shueisha manga magazine)... [[spoiler: and later became a regular mangaka!]]
* WrongGenreSavvy: She literally sees everything around her as shoujo manga cliches.

!!Moe Yabasawa

A very overweight unattractive girl who seemingly doesn't care about her appearance and is a member of the cheer-leading club.

->Voiced by: Creator/HitomiNabatame (Drama CD), Creator/MegumiToyoguchi (Anime)
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* {{Acrofatic}}: Is in the cheerleading squad and shown to be a fast runner.
* BigFun
* FanDisservice: The anime seems to have fun putting her into in the fanservicey scenes with the other girls.
* FatGirl
* GirlishPigtails
* {{Gonk}}
* {{Meganekko}}
* NonStandardCharacterDesign: She looks completely different compared to the other girls.
** Special mention goes to her "3" shaped mouth
* PunnyName: 'Yabasawa' is a mixture of her 'Yabasu' tic, meaning 'Awful'.
* VerbalTic: Yabasu
** VerbalTicName: Sort of.

!!Shinzou Takemitsu

The captain of the Kendo Club and a self-styled modern-day samurai despite his proficiency with cellphones and computers.

->Voiced by: Creator/KatsuyukiKonishi (Drama CD), Creator/KentaMiyake (Anime)
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* TheCaptain: Of the Kendo Club.
* JapanesePronouns: "sessha"
* {{Kendo}}
* PermaStubble
* UnusualEyebrows
* VerbalTic: de-gozaru
* WrongGenreSavvy: Dresses and acts like a samurai from a period piece.
* YoungerThanHeLooks: He is 16 years old in the beginning of the series... but his face can be mistaken of a 30 year old adult, according to the Sket Dan.

!!Reiko Yuuki

A member of the Occult Research Club who is knowledgeable about spiritual, suspicious subjects.

->Voiced by: YuuKobayashi (Drama CD), Creator/FumikoOrikasa (Anime)
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* AgentMulder: An avid believer of anything supernatural, including divination, occult, etc.
* BeautifulAllAlong: With some make up she's noted to actually be very pretty.
* CaptainErsatz: Of Sadako from TheRing, something which the cast is very much aware of.
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette
* NightmareFetishist: Her love for horror movies, and her affinity with occult and curses definitely qualifies.
* TheRival: To Switch.
* ScienceVSMagic: The Supernatural to Switch's Science.
* StringyHairedGhostGirl

!!Ayumi Kuramoto

A student who asks the Sket Dan for help in cheering Yagi up when the latter seems in dire straits. Also she takes Dante to Sket-Dan whenever he has a problem

->Voiced by: Creator/MaiAizawa
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* MsFanservice: Somehow managed to become this in the anime, with three bath scenes despite being an [[FanserviceExtra extra]].
** Gets {{Lampshaded}} by Roman later in the manga.
* SatelliteCharacter: Her role in the manga so far is only to bring her troubled friends to Sket Dan.

!!Kaoru Yagi

A member of the broadcasting club best known for her ability to maintain a straight face during any situation.

->Voiced by: Creator/KaoriNazuka
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* ClearMyName: In her introduction chapter, she was accused of stealing a DVD containing test answers for the school exam.
* CoolBigSis: [[spoiler:To Tact, but it is a fact that she can become very... very angry if he is causing trouble.]]
* CreepyMonotone[=/=]NervesOfSteel: Is she able to express excitement over something!?
* StoicSpectacles
* PerpetualFrowner
* SpockSpeak


!!Kiyoshi "Dante" Date

A Kaimei student and the vocalist for the visual kei band [=JardiN=].

->Voiced by: Creator/TakashiKondo (Drama CD), Music/{{Gackt}} (Anime)
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* {{Bishounen}}: Of course, since he's based on Gackt himself.
* CelebrityVoiceActor
* FingerlessGloves
* FreakyFashionMildMind
* MulticoloredHair
* PeekABangs
* TerseTalker: Speaks in one word/phrases, much to the frustration of Himeko and Bossun. Ayumi, however, doesn't have any trouble understanding him.
* VisualKei: Huge fan of it, and expresses himself using related words. But since this is Sket Dance, he's meant to be a AffectionateParody of it.
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Purple Hair]]

!!Teppei Sugihara

A student who transfers to Kaimei High School in the first episode.

->Voiced by: Creator/SoichiroHoshi (Drama CD), Creator/DaisukeSakaguchi (Anime)
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* DecoyProtagonist: The first episode was about him transfering to school.
* InkSuitActor: A bit. [[Creator/DaisukeSakaguchi It's the glasses]],[[Manga/{{Gintama}} mostly...]].
* {{Megane}}
* NewTransferStudent

!!Mitsuru Jougasaki

A troublemaker of Kaimei High School.

->Voiced by: Creator/KentaroIto (Drama CD), Nobuaki Kanemitsu (Anime)
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* AccidentalMisnaming: The Sket Dan is constantly getting his name wrong
* TheBully: In the first episode
* TheChewToy

!!Chiaki Takahashi

The captain of Kaimei High School's softball team.

->Voiced by: Airi Sakuno (Drama CD), Creator/SatomiSato (Anime)
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* BigEater: She ate 7 kilos of ramen on top of a large box of chocolates and a plate of biscuits. As per the trope she does not show any ill effects or weight gain.
* ClassRepresentative: Of the class the Sket Dan is in. Her strong sense of responsibility associated with it is part of the reason why [[spoiler:she became Himeko's first friend in a long time]].
* CoolBigSis
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The Sket Dan often simply refer to her as "Captain".
* TheCaptain: Of the baseball team.
* DoesNotLikeSpam: Can't stomach eggs for the life of her.
* GirlishPigtails
* HonoraryTrueCompanion: She can't join the Sket Dan because she's already in the softball team, but she's very good friends with them and was present when Bossun decided to form it.
* MissingMom: She died.
* VomitIndiscretionShot: What would happen if she consumes an egg.

!! Takako Shimada

An aspiring journalist who works on the school paper.

-> Voiced by Yuuka Nakatsukasa
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* {{Meganekko}}
* MotorMouth: When she's gonna give an interview, prepare for this.
* SchoolNewspaperNewshound: Is a member of the Newspaper Club.
* YouthfulFreckles

!!Akitoshi Daimon/ Enigman

A member of the school's Quiz Society that challenges other clubs to Quiz Battles. His personality changes whenever he dons his Enigman mask.

->Voiced by: Creator/SatoshiHino
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* BishieSparkle: A sparkling effect sometimes hover around him. Lampsaded by Himeko when he first appeared without a mask.
-->'''Himeko:''' You even have that sparkly aura around you! What's this unfair difference in character design?!
* {{Bishonen}}
* GameShowHost: Hosts quiz showdowns against other clubs with or without their consent. His "victims" so far were the Sket Dan and the student council
* LargeHam: Is loud and confident with his mask on, especially when he's hosting the quiz showdowns
* MaskOfPower: It apparently causes him to change personality.
* ShrinkingViolet: Becomes extremely shy whenever he takes of his mask.
* SplitPersonality

!!Quecchon

Enigman's assistant during the Quiz Battles. Like Akitoshi, also has the personality change whenever she puts on her mask. While she's gentle and obedient with it on, she's rude and cruel with it off.

-> Voiced by: Creator/EriKitamura
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* BareYourMidriff: The costume she wears during Quiz Battles is very revealing
* BitchInSheepsClothing
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* LovelyAssistant
* NoNameGiven: Everyone simply calls her Qucchon. Her real name is completely unknown
* SplitPersonality: A very rude and cruel girl, who becomes gentle and submissive when she dons on her mask
* {{Tsundere}}: Starts warming up to Enigman
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]

!!Saaya Agata
Agata's younger sister who becomes a Sket Dan regular after her initial appearance. She has a crush on Bossun.

->Voiced by: Creator/KanaHanazawa
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* AscendedExtra: Thanks to AdaptationExpansion in the anime.
* CutenessProximity
* {{Gainaxing}}
* GirlishPigtails
* {{Moe}}: Invoked in-universe. [[LampshadeHanging "It's like she's stepped out of a dating sim game."]]
* SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan
* {{Tsundere}}: Lampshaded and parodied extensively.
* ZettaiRyouiki: Grade S

!!Koma Morishita

A shy and big first year student with uncontrollable strength.

->Voiced by: MamikoNoto
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* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: Even more than Himeko! PlayedForLaughs. Her entire family [[ItRunsInTheFamily shares this trait]].
* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Her violent behaviour towards Bossun is always PlayedForLaughs
* HugeSchoolgirl: At 5'11", she is perhaps the largest student in Kaimei.
* MaleGaze: Her bust size is noted to be very large
* MisplacedRetribution: Has a tendency to get violent when embarrassed. Due to aforementioned CharlesAtlasSuperpower, this can have painful results (always for [[ButtMonkey Bossun]]). The Sket Dan even come up with a name for it: the "Koma Cannon".
* NoGuyWantsAnAmazon: Believes this trope will kill her chance of dating. [[spoiler:She's right.]]
* TheQuietOne
* StatuesqueStunner: She easily towers over everyone and she has a [[http://www.mangareader.net/sket-dance/200/3 banging, curvaceous body under that uniform]].
* ShrinkingViolet: Shy, soft-spoken and very insecure about her SuperStrength

!!Minoru 'Cherry' Sakura
A boy who despite his innocent appearance (and often could be mistaken by a girl) is a pervert and likes to guess about Kaimei's female students measures and other things about them with the [[spoiler:disbanded]] Gesuling club.
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* [[AllMenArePerverts All Boys Are Perverts]]
* ChivalrousPervert: It's the 'way of the gesu'. Cherry wouldn't lay a hand on a girl... but would say dirty jokes. And often imagines their measures.
* CovertPervert: At first sight you couldn't guess Cherry is one of them! Especially if you're in the Student Council!
* DirtyKid: The reason of why he started to be so ''gesu'' was because at 3rd grade, he found a bunch of erotic magazines in a storage room. It went down from there (though it's pretty normal?)...
* DudeLooksLikeALady: His innocent appearance could be a factor in all this... not to mention, his entire name could be also pretty misleading too ([[PunnyName Minoru is also a name for girls]]).
* ExecutiveMeddling: Kenta Shinohara often avoids {{fanservice}} in his manga, however, as lampshaded by Roman herself in his introductory chapter, his editor by the time (Naoki Kawashima) behested him to create a pervert character because of the lack of 'fanservice' in it. Guess why the Sket Dan often lamphades that something is going to be wrong with the chapter when Cherry appears.
* MeaningfulName: His nickname, Cherry, comes from 'cherry boy' a term that technically applies to a ''virgin''.
* VerbalTic: Especially when he is in his pervert mode, gesu! (Also often he likes to say dirty jokes). Or when he is pretty nervous in front of a girl he likes.


!!Shinpei Takemitsu

Shinzou's younger brother who became a delinquent in his middle school due to some issues with his brother, though he had mellowed down since those issues were resolved. Has a rivalry with Kiri Katou due to their Samurai vs. Ninja dynamics.

->Voiced by: Tatsuhisa Suzuki
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* BackToBackBadasses: Does this with Kiri in Chapter 194 when fighting a group of delinquents who had tried to scam Shinzou and Tsubaki.
* BigBrotherWorship: Refers to Shinzou as his "honorable older brother"
* TheRival: To Kiri


!!Michinori Magata
Vice-president of the Boys' Manga Club and part of the "Sainon & Magarfunkel" mangaka duo with Nozomu Saikawa.

->Voiced by: Creator/AkiraIshida
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!!Jin Kakiuchi
A boy who falls in love with Himeko after she saves him from JapaneseDelinquents.

->Voiced by: Creator/KazuyukiOkitsu


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[[/folder]]

[[folder:Pocket-Dan]]

->'''[[FunWithAcronyms P]]'''otential\\
'''[[FunWithAcronyms O]]'''utstanding\\
'''[[FunWithAcronyms C]]'''lever\\
'''[[FunWithAcronyms K]]'''een\\
'''[[FunWithAcronyms E]]'''fficient\\
'''[[FunWithAcronyms T]]'''eam\\

[[spoiler:(Or according to Tact, '''P'''erverse, '''O'''ffensive, '''C'''heeky, '''K'''navish, '''E'''goistic, '''T'''eam, regarding their attititude)]]

The [[SempaiKouhai ''kouhai'']] [[spoiler:(to the Sket Dan)]] group of helping people in Kaimei High School. They have the same vision of helping people as the Sket Dan [[spoiler:and they often try to replace them because they have better acceptation and much more requests]]. Though according to the rules of the high school, there shouldn't be two clubs with the same objective, the Student Council President [[spoiler:Tsubaki]] accepted them because he hopes 'some day they will be doing a better job to help people with their abbilities' than the afformentioned Sket Dan.

!!Takuto "Tact" [[spoiler:Yagi]]

* {{Jerkass}}: Unless his sister is around... [[spoiler:Justified because she is REALLY scary when she is angry.]]
* PhotographicMemory

!!Kinue "Silk" Azuma

* MagicianDetective: Sort of. She does indeed know how to use magic, to some extents...
* NiceHat
* StickyFingers

!!Hidesato "Smile" Sakasu

* NiceHat
* TheSpeechless: He is a mute.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Teachers]]
!!Kunio Yamanobe
An eccentric geography teacher who hires the Sket Dan to help him form a 'Genesis' club ('Genesis' being the name of a ball game taught to him by 'Master Won' similar to tennis, but involving a volleyball, and fishing nets), the idea was receded when Tsubaki explained that if the three were to start the 'Genesis' club, the Sket Dan would be disbanded. Later, Yamanobe taught them 'Hyperion', a part-chess part-DND board game which only male players seem to enjoy. [[spoiler: He later becomes the advisor of his own games club.]]

->Voiced by: Jun Konno (Drama CD), Creator/NobuyukiHiyama (Anime)
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* {{Calvinball}}: whenever he makes an appearance expect him to make a weird game.
** SeriousBusiness
** MundaneMadeAwesome: Usually.
* LargeHam
* SenseiChan: A rare male example.

!!Tetsuji "Chu-San" Chuuma
A chemistry teacher and the homeroom teacher for class 2-C. He is the faculty sponsor for the Sket Dan, a fact he often uses to get them to do things for him. He frequently creates odd potions and explosives which oftentimes backfire.

->Voiced by: Hayato Nakata (Drama CD), Creator/JojiNakata (Anime)
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* AbsentMindedProfessor
* EducationThroughPyrotechnics: Many of his experiments.
* MadScientist
* [[spoiler:OfficialCouple: With Remi Misora. And they end getting married much time later in the series.]]
* ReedRichardsIsUseless: Mentioned that some of his wacky inventions (like a FountainOfYouth drug and {{Invisibility}} potion) could win him the Nobel Prize (and even more once they become perfect), that is, if Sket Dance wasn't a GagSeries.
* TheStoic

!!Remi Misora
A clumsy, often scatter-brained, woman who took over as a teaching assistant at Kaimei High School when Sayama went on maternity leave. Originally was the star of a kids show, but her dream was always going to be a teacher.

->Voiced by: Creator/SakuraTange
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* BeautyMark
* TheDitz: [[spoiler:ItRunsInTheFamily]]
* {{Dojikko}}
* ExcitedKidsShowHost: Her original job. Probably into type 1, explaining her clumsiness.
* HairDecorations
* InsistentTerminology: She likes to be called Onee-san (or the variant of Remi-Onee-san) by her students.
* {{Malaproper}}
* MisplacedKindergartenTeacher
* [[spoiler:OfficialCouple: With Chuuma-sensei. They get married much time later in the series.]]
* OlderThanSheLooks: Apparently she's 27, but she looks as old as her students. Actually, some look even ''older'' than her.
* SenseiChan

!!Junichi "J-Son" Sensei
A shop class teacher at Kaimei High School and the homeroom teacher for Class 2-B. Despite his frightening appearance, he has a fragile heart and gets nervous easily.

->Voiced by: Creator/JurotaKosugi
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* [[FaceOfAThug Face of a Monster]]
* HockeyMaskAndChainsaw: Parodied for his face actually looks like a hockey mask.
* ShoutOut: Looks like the [[Franchise/FridayThe13th masked Jason]] and has the appopriate nickname J-son.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Others]]
!!Akane Fujisaki
Bossun's [[spoiler:adoptive]] mother.

->Voiced by: Creator/AkenoWatanabe
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* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother: She still looks quite young to be a mother of a [[spoiler:(adoptive)]] 17-year-old son and a 14-15-year-old daughter.
* AmicableExes: Though we never see her ex husband, there seems no hard feelings about its failed relationship.
* BeautyMark


!!Rumi Fujisaki
Bossun's [[spoiler:adoptive]] sister. Though she frequently treats him like her personal servant, she also genuinely cares for him.

->Voiced by: Yuki Kashigawi
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* AdaptationExpansion: She appears later in the manga, but she and her mom has a lot of cameo roles early in the anime.
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling
* [[spoiler:CainAndAbelAndSeth: This is the way she feels towards Sasuke, given he is the twin brother of Bossun, and that is only because... they are not related to each other, yet she wants to try thinking in him as an extended family-adoptive-brother.]]
* DeadpanSnarker
* HairDecorations
* SchoolNewspaperNewshound: Sort of, after she gets integrated in the School Newspaper's club. [[spoiler:Once she enters into Kaimei.]]
* [[spoiler:NotBloodRelated: To Bossun. She lampshades the trope to Switch, who dryly comments that the odds of anything happening are less than zero.]]
* VocalDissonance: Younger than Bossun, yet noticeably sounds older in the anime.
* ZettaiRyouiki

!!Masafumi Usui

Switch's younger brother. He is [[spoiler:the original Switch and was later killed due a misunderstanding]].

->Voiced by: Creator/TetsuyaKakihara
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* {{Megane}}
* [[spoiler:PosthumousCharacter]]
* TeenGenius: He was the one that developed the voice-synthetizer program that Switch would use later... well, if it wasn't for Kazuyoshi himself of having taught him about programming in the first place...

!!Sawa Yamauchi

Switch and Masafumi's childhood friend.

->Voiced by: Creator/YumiHara
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* BeautyMark
* BreakTheCutie: After [[spoiler:she sees Masafumi killed]].
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: She and Switch/Kazuyoshi liked each other, but [[spoiler:they were separated after she moved away because of Masafumi's death]].
* TheDitz
* GenkiGirl
* GirlNextDoor
* [[spoiler:SurvivorGuilt]]

!!Arisa Kanou

Himeko's first friend in middle school after moving to Tokyo. She betrayed Himeko and is responsible of her becoming a delinquent.

->Voiced by: HarukaTomatsu
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* AffectionateNickname: Himeko calls her Aa-chan.
* BitchInSheepsClothing
* DontYouDarePityMe: When Himeko said she wanted to protect her from bullies, Arisa took it as Himeko calling her weak and pitying her so she set her up in a bully fight.
* EasilyForgiven
* FreudianExcuse: She was bullied and afraid that it would happen again she decided to become the leader of the bullies with her money.
* GirlishPigtails
* [[IControlMyMinionsThrough I Control My Minions Through Money]]: She controlled the school bullies with her money.

!!Suzu Chuuma

Chuu-san's daughter.

->Voiced by: YuiOgura
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* HairDecorations
* [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Mad Scientist's Cute Daughter]]
* ShipperOnDeck: For her father and Remi Misora. [[spoiler:And they ended officially married later.]]
* WiseBeyondHerYears

!!Ryosuke Kirishima
Bossun [[spoiler:and Sasuke]]'s father.

->Voiced by: Creator/HiroyukiYoshino
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* ButtMonkey
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: With [[spoiler:Haru]].
* ChronicHeroSyndrome
* DisappearedDad
* GenerationXerox: He looks exactly like Bossun.
* [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: To Haru.]]
* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: He died on the day of his sons' birth when he jumped in front of a car to protect a boy named Taisuke.]]
* MessyHair
* ObliviousToLove: According to Akane.
* ParentalAbandonment: As a baby, his parents deserted him and he was raised at an OrphanageOfLove.
* [[spoiler:PosthumousCharacter]]
* [[spoiler:TogetherInDeath: With Haru.]]

!!Haru Kirishima
A close friend of Ryosuke and Akane. [[spoiler:She is Bossun and Sasuke's biological mother.]]

->Voiced by: MasumiAsano
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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: With [[spoiler:Ryosuke]].
* [[spoiler:DeathByChildbirth: though it was mostly due to a car accident.]]
* [[spoiler:GenerationXerox: Some of her features are more present on Sasuke, especially his eyelashes.]]
* [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: To Ryosuke.]]
* HeartwarmingOrphan
* [[spoiler:MissingMom]]
* [[spoiler:PosthumousCharacter]]
* [[spoiler:TogetherInDeath: With Ryosuke.]]

!!Himeko's mom

->Voiced by: Creator/AyaHisakawa

* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents
* BewareTheNiceOnes
* GenkiGirl
* RedBaron: Oniyome (Demon Bride)
* WeaponOfChoice: A Hockeystick

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Non-characters]]
!!Switch's Bossun

Switch's drawing of Bossun. It highlight's Switch's drawing style, namely large, round, and 2-D-like eyes.


!!Anthony

A figure from an in-media series that alerts the heroes of the bad guys.

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[[/folder]]