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[[folder:Louise Françoise le Blanc de la Vallière]]
!!Louise Françoise le Blanc de la Vallière
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/RieKugimiya (JP) and Creator/CristinaValenzuela (EN)

The main female character and a second-year student at the Tristain Academy of Magic... with a terrible track record in practical magic, thus earning her the runic name "Louise the Zero" for her lack of success rate and elemental attributes. Her presence is mostly based on being the third (and youngest) daughter of the aristocratic La Vallière family, who runs north-eastern Tristain. During a summoning ritual, she accidentally calls upon ordinary Japanese boy Saito Hiraga, and her life will never be the same again. Louise's hobbies are weaving and horseback riding; she is terrible at the former and exceptionally good at the latter.
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* ACupAngst: A ''large'' part of her character as she sees it as one more area she's decificent in, and unfortunately, all but one of her romantic rivals have larger chests than her.
* AdaptationDyeJob: Her hair color is described as strawberry blonde in the novels.
* AggressiveSubmissive: At times [[spoiler: such as the wedding ceremony.]]
* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: Suffered from this as a result of her inability to use magic.
* AlmightyJanitor: All other wizards are ranked from Dot to Square based on how many elements they can control. Louise's rank is "zero" and yet she is more powerful than any of them.
* AntiMagic: Dispel is one of her void spells.
* ArmorPiercingSlap: Louise gives one to Henrietta after the former confronts the latter about constantly hitting on Saito.
* [[spoiler:AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: After Tabitha's rescue, Louise, who has been stripped of rank by her own family, is adopted as a sister by Henrietta, making her second in line for the throne.]]
* BadassAdorable: The few times she can get her act together, she is as dangerous as she is weapons grade cute.
* BattleCouple: With Saito in the traditional "Warrior keeps the enemeies busy while the Mage casts" structure.
* BelligerentSexualTension: With Saito as they often butt heads and especially in the first season.
* BettyAndVeronica: In the original, the Veronica to Siesta's Betty because she is a haughty noble, and thus, out of Saito's league. [[BettyAndVeronicaSwitch The roles were switched]] in the anime.
* BigSisterWorship: Towards her big sister Cattleya. When she became her 'ideal self' during the masquerade ball, she looked exactly like Cattleya.
* ButtMonkey: In the later chapters of the novels by [[SlapstickKnowsNoGender getting slapstick]].
* CantActPervertedTowardALoveInterest: Since she only sees Saito as her familiar, she has no problem changing in front of him at first. Later, she starts hiding in a closet to change, showing that she thinks of him differently.
* CharacterExaggeration: In the anime Louise has a ''much shorter'' fuse when dealing with Saito and his AccidentalPervert moments.
* ClingyJealousGirl: She ''hates it'' if Saito's looking or even thinking about another girl. In fact, she can't stand Saito being separated from her for too long, even if he's hanging out with his ''guy'' friends.
* CovertPervert: It's more prominent in the novels. Whenever we are shown her fantasies, it's rather... saucy.
* CryCute: She is ''absolutely adorable'' whenever she allows herself to be emotionally honest to her feelings towards Saito. In fact, [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/zerolouisecrying.jpg she's the very poster girl of the trope]].
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Pink hair and eyes.
* DefrostingIceQueen: She warms up to Saito as time goes on.
* DisproportionateRetribution: Explained further in the novels. She injures Saito enough that even [[{{Badass}} he]] can't move for some of the smallest things. It's usually cheating on her.
* DomesticAbuser: To Saito. The less said, the better.
* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: She tends to physically abuse Saito when she feels he's being a pervert or even looking at other girls, reaching ComedicSociopathy levels.
* DrivenByEnvy: Tabitha deduced [[ThePowerOfLove her feelings for Saito]] are the most effective way to recharge Louise... and decided that jealousy was both the most effective and the easiest to provoke. It worked surprisingly well, although poor Saito would beg to differ.
* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: Has found herself in yuri-tastic situations more than once ''and'' has been subjected to lots of MarshmallowHell from other girls, and was kissed by a lot of girls as much as she was kissed by Saito.
* FieryRedhead: Her hair is more pink than red, but otherwise she fits the trope to a T with her hot temper and frequent violent outbursts. But as she matures and accepts her love for Saito, she becomes closer to a RoseHairedSweetie, although she still can get aggressive every now and then.
* [[spoiler: FirstGirlWins: She's the first girl Saito meets in Halkegenia and the one he ultimately marries.]]
* FirstKiss: With Saito as part of their contract establishment.
* GlassCannon: She becomes such after she acquires Void magic, since while void spells are extremely powerful, they also take a long time to cast.
* GodivaHair: During the bath or hot springs scenes, though there's little to cover up.
* GroinAttack: Likes to do this to discipline Saito.
* HairTriggerTemper: God help you if you were the one who caused her temper to blow. Saito receives it most of the time.
* [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: To Saito. In the GrandFinale (Season 4's final episode) Louise casts the World Door and comes with Saito to see Japan and meet Saito's parents. The ending doubles as a [[HeartwarmingMoments Crowning Moment of Heartwarming]].]]
* HavingABlast: Her signature spell is Explosion.
* HiddenHeartOfGold: She has those moments where she shows some kindness to Saito and is more open to her feelings for him ([[CryCute in a painfully adorable way]]). Season 4 ditches the 'hidden' part [[spoiler: because she makes it clear to him and everyone else around that she loves him. Guess who gets married to who in the GrandFinale...]]
* {{Hypocrite}}: Again, it's more prominent in the novel. She's always calling Saito out for being perverted, (even when the comments are towards her) yet she's possibly [[CovertPervert even more of one secretly.]]
* IneptMage: Subverted -- the reason she can't do normal magic is because of her affinity with the Void, the arcane fifth element. At the start of the series, everyone thought the Void was a myth and so ''assumed'' she was inept.
* InferioritySuperiorityComplex: She's loud about her family status and history because she feels like garbage for lacking magical power. As she develops her Void magic this goes away and her ACupAngst becomes more prominent.
* InSeriesNickname: "Louise the Zero"
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Often and violent but also patriotic and a great friend. She's trying to emulate her gentle older sister but more often emulates the harsh one.
* LackOfEmpathy: Initally she has no regards for Saito's feelings because she sees him as a familiar instead of a person. She did better with her fellow nobles and Henrietta.
* LadyAndKnight: By the end of the series she has matured in a Bright Lady with Saito as her devoted White Knight.
* LimaSyndrome: She ends up falling in love with the guy that she basically kidnapped and enslaved.
* LoveMakesYouCrazy: Very much so. Her obsession with Saito will cause her to beat him if he so much as looks at another woman. When he (occasionally) gets angry and leaves she ends up hardly able to leave her bed.
* MagicalGirlfriend: Can be seeing as one, since she brings to her world taking him away from his boring life. However, she does this by basically kidnapping and enslaving him.
* MagicContractRomance: Her relationship with Saito began with their Familiar-Master contract.
* MistressAndServantBoy: Her relationship with Saito, especially in the beginning where he has to wash her panties. She goes to the extreme of calling him her dog and treats him ''far worse'' than that.
* MsFanservice: Despite being flat, she has more such scenes than Kirsche.
* MyHeroZero: Her nickname. It signifies both her lack of aptitude in normal magic and her Void powers (considering that the Void, just like the number zero, is the absence of everything).
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_de_La_Vallière Yup, she is]].
* NominalHero: Louise has few altruistic impulses early on before CharacterDevelopment sets in. The defining moment in her maturity is [[spoiler: when Louise throws aside her noble rank to come to Tabitha's rescue]].
* OlderThanSheLooks: Looks about ten (her chest is a factor) but she's actually around 16 by our world's years by the start of the series.
* OutdoorsyGal: She likes horseback riding.
* OverlyLongName: See her full title above.
* [[spoiler:PortalDoor]]: [[spoiler: The World Door allows her to travel quickly across countries or across worlds. She only has this power in the anime. In the novels, this power is exclusive to the Pope.]]
* ThePowerOfLove: The most effective way to recharge Louise is to incite emotion, with her feelings for Saito being most effective.
* PowerOfTheVoid: Her true magical affinity is the Void... which renders her unable to cast [[PlayingWithFire Fire]], [[MakingASplash Water]], [[BlowYouAway Air]] and [[DishingOutDirt Earth]] Magic, the four common types of magic.
* PsychosomaticSuperpowerOutage: Inverted. What recharges her willpower are negative emotions. That's why she was unable to cast her magic when she was really happy that everything was going well.
* RapunzelHair: Down to her waist like a classic noblewoman.
* RichBitch: The main reason she's so stuck up and arrogant is because she's a noble.
* [[spoiler:RoyalBlood: Louise is told by Henrietta that her ancestor was an illegitimate child of the King.]]
* ShamelessFanserviceGirl: At first, she has no problem changing in front of Saito, because she considers him to be merely a familiar.
* ShanaClone: One of the Big 4 {{Trope Codifier}}s of the trope and pretty definitely the first one. Small? Check. Flat chested? Check. {{Tsundere}} with a HairTriggerTemper? Double check. Long reddish hair? Check. Grade A ZettaiRyouiki? Check again. In love with an ordinary high-school dude who got dragged into her world and in competition with several other girls for his heart? Check yet again. Voiced by Creator/RieKugimiya? Oh so check! Bonus points for Shana's love interest and Louise's love interest for sharing [[Creator/SatoshiHino the same seiyuu]].
* ShesGotLegs: She used to be the page image for ZettaiRyouiki.
* SmugSnake: Before figuring out the PowerOfTheVoid, she was a stuck up {{Jerkass}} that was incompetent despite her arrogance.
* SquishyWizard: Saito's primary function in battle is to defend Louise while she completes the long Void chants.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: She looks exactly like her mother did [[http://i.imgur.com/6mjHU.jpg during her younger days.]]
* StylisticSuck: Her attempts at weaving are dreadful.
* SwordAndSorcerer: She is the Sorcerer and Saito is the Sword. She summoned him to serve as the physical fighter that would protect her while she casts her spells.
* TeleportersAndTransporters: [[spoiler: Season Four sees her learn the "World Door" spell.]]
* TinyTyrannicalGirl: She's so short and underdeveloped that she resembles a pre-teen and lords her "mistress" status over Saito.
* TookALevelInKindness: In season 4. She's still a harsh {{Tsundere}}, but now acknowledges Saito as her boyfriend and is able to befriend his classmates, even her rival Kirche.
* TroubledAbuser: She mistreats Saito in terrible ways. However, she was bullied, and [[InferioritySuperiorityComplex has low self esteem]].
* {{Tsundere}}: Type A. She often acts haughty and demanding to Saito, physically abuses him and has trouble expressing how much she cares about him. Her jealousy when she sees him with other girls is quickly and easily expressed. As the series continues, she's more comfortable showing him affection in fronts of others. Compare the endings of the first and last season.
** While happy that he stayed with her, she berates him for not taking his possibly only chance of going home. Then she kisses him but insists that it was to re-establish their contract since she "fired" him earlier so he would leave.
** [[spoiler: Thinking him dead, she bawls her eyes out over him and in general is in a HowDareYouDieOnMe kind of state while others watch. When he comes to and proposes, she accepts, with everyone as a witness.]]
* TsurimeEyes: Reflecting her harsh and haughty personality.
* [[spoiler:UnexpectedSuccessor: Louise is a princess, and second in line for the throne.]]
* UptownGirl: Louise is a noble while Saito is a commoner.
* ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend: She makes sure Saito stays safe from others.
* WhenSheSmiles: Saito says he feels happy when he sees Louise smile.
* WhipItGood: When punishing Saito. It's funny at first, but gets more and more disturbing as the series goes on, especially when she switches out her riding crop for a huge-ass spiked whip. She would eventually give up the whip, as a sign of her overcoming her insecurity with regards to her love relationship, but that would not happen until very late in the novels. She regains it whenever she tries to 'train' Saito to act and look presentable.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Her hair is pink.
* ZettaiRyouiki: Somewhere between Grade A and Grade B. Hers [[strike:is]] ''used to be'' the trope page picture.
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[[folder:Saito Hiraga]]
!!Saito [[spoiler:Chevalier de]] Hiraga [[spoiler: De Orienes]] (Gandalfr, [[spoiler:later also Lifdrasil]])
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Saito_Hiraga.jpg
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/SatoshiHino (JP) and Jonathan Meza (EN)

Saito is a Japanese boy who, while picking up his laptop after attempting to get it repaired in Akihabara, gets sucked into a portal and into Tristain. As a Familiar he was treated as more of a servant-dog by Louise, although as time passed he came to love her and decided to protect her at all costs.
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* AlmightyJanitor: As a peasant style familiar, his rank was as low as palace servants if not lower, yet his ability as Gandalfr is more powerful than many of the student nobles. [[spoiler: This goes away when Henrietta promotes him to royal knight and thus a nobleman in his own right.]]
* AttemptedRape: Saito has a bad habit of expressing his love for Louise physically, and at the worst possible times, when she doesn't want it. The worst instance is in the second novel where he tries to rape Louise because he assumes that she wants to have sex no matter how many times she says no. He begins to make moves on a sleeping Louise, hugging her and kissing her cheek, before moving to lift her dress, which is when Louise wakes up. He confronts her with the idea that she loves him when she demands an explanation, and she vigorously denies it, no matter how much he insists. Finally he moves to kiss her, and she responds violently. At worst its an AttemptedRape, at best it's Saito massively overestimating the level of their relationship, and subsequently making a move. While she ''had'' been giving him [[{{Tsundere}} somewhat mixed signals]] prior to this and continues to do so for much of the series, he still comes out looking pretty bad, though it's eventually shown that [[spoiler:it wasn't entirely by free will.]]
* [[spoiler:AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: His knighthood, and in the novels, he's also consecrated as an Imperial Guard Sub-Commander.]]
* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead: At the end of season 2, he was well and truly dead. Then Tiffania used an heirloom to revive him.]]
* BattleCouple: With Louise in the traditional "Warrior keeps the enemeies busy while the Mage casts" structure.
* BelligerentSexualTension: With Louise as they often butt heads and especially in the first season.
* BeyondTheImpossible: His familiar contract breaks so many of the established rules that eventually the cast just rolls with it: he's human, he doesn't obey his master, [[spoiler: his contract can be negated, re-established, extended to a second mage....]] On the other hand, Louise's classmates aren't at all surprised that "the zero" failed to properly cast the summoning spell.
* {{Bishonen}}: In a series packed with eye candy for male viewers, Sato still stands out as one of the prettier guys here.
* BodyguardCrush: As Louise's familiar, he's bound to protect her.
* {{Brainwashed}}: It's implied that the reason he stays with Louise in spite of her abusive treatment is that his familiar runes subtly MindRape him, making him forget the bonds he has with his family and old world and, over time, replace them with a desire to serve and protect his master. [[spoiler:It takes importance in the light novels, where the MindRape from the contract is undone and Saito gets all the feelings of homesickness back in a large burst and complicates his relationship with Louise.]]
* ButtMonkey: Lots of comic abuse comes his way and not just from Louise, although she is the greatest contributor.
* CharacterExaggeration: If you read the novel and then watch the anime, Novel Saito is ''much'' less perverted.
* ChickMagnet: Surprisingly, he was unpopular with girls before the start, making him a CoolLoser.
* ChivalrousPervert: More chivalrous in the light novels, more perverted in the anime. This is pretty justified; he's a NiceGuy, but he's ''also'' a 17-year-old human male. It helps that in the anime (and, to a lesser extent, even the light novels) Siesta developed a somewhat sadistic streak, sexually harassing him knowing well she's going to get him tortured.
* ComedicSociopathy: A lot of Saito's perverted actions, which on occasion borderlines as BlackComedyRape, tends to be [[DoubleStandard shrugged off by some fans unlike Louise's abuse]]. There was the one time he ''[[TooDumbToLive definitely]]'' was asking to get beaten half to death when he ''[[AttemptedRape tried to rape her while she was asleep]]''. [[spoiler:This ends up being explained as a side effect of the process of becoming a familiar; Saito is unknowingly being urged to do ''something'' to form a more concrete connection with his master as well as his runes "conditioning" him into servility causing him to act fearless along with other compulsive behavior even though he's scared out of his wits and/or wouldn't have done them normally.]]
* CoolLoser: Initially shunned as a peasant, he gained a slight grudging respect through various achievements, but really took the cake after [[spoiler:holding back an army of 70,000, and subsequently becoming a Chevalier Knight]].
* CrazyJealousGuy: While he's not as violent about it as Louise, he has shown to be ''very'' jealous whenever other guys flirt with her.
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: The perverted guy who doesn't know how to keep his foot out of his mouth is also a determined MageKiller.
* DeniedFoodAsPunishment: On the odd occasion that Louise doesn't use her Explosion spell, she denies him dinner.
* DesperatelyLookingForAPurposeInLife: At the start of the light novels, he goes as far as using online dating simply to spice up his life.
* {{Determinator}}: He took on a whole army for Louise.
* DudeWheresMyRespect: Played with. While Louise rarely shows him respect, he has been publically honored many times for his heroic deeds.
* DudeWheresMyReward: Inverted. He's been rewarded twice when he wasn't seeking one in either case. [[spoiler: First with knighthood and then with his own ''fiefdom''.]]
* EvenTheGuysWantHim: After his victory over Guiche, Saito becomes popular with the commoners and some nobles in the school, both male and female.
* {{Familiar}}: Of Louise. He's unusual in that familiars usually aren't human. [[spoiler: He later learns this is standard for Void mages.]]
* FirstKiss: With Louise as part of their contract establishment.
* FishOutOfWater: He's a guy from early 21st century Japan who got pulled into a fantasy version of Medieval Europe.
* {{Flanderization}}: Saito becomes increasingly perverted as the anime goes on.
* FlashStep: He's described as moving so quickly you can only hear footsteps.
* GirlOnGirlIsHot: He got amused at the sight of Louise and Tiffania groping each other in the women's bath. Also, he got turned on when he saw Montmorency and Beatrice kiss while under the influence of the LovePotion.
* [[spoiler:HappilyMarried: To Louise in the GrandFinale. It is hinted that their wedding took place in the same chapel where they eloped in Season 2's finale. The epilogue shows Louise using the World Door spell and the two go to Japan so Louise can see his world and meet Saito's parents. Counts a [[HeartwarmingMoments Crowning Moment of Heartwarming]].]]
* HappinessInSlavery: Louise basically enslaved him and treats him like dirt, but he still loves her and stays by her side.
* HeroesPreferSwords: The Derflingher.
* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: He takes on an army of ''70,000'' to facilitate the escape of Louise, Henrietta, and the rest. [[BackFromTheDead He got better]] though, thanks to Tiffania's magic.]]
* IChooseToStay: At the end of season 1, he gives up a chance at going to home to help Louise repulse a Reconquestia invasion.
* IdiotBall: There are ''so many freaking times'' where Saito could've easily avoided Louise's wrath by simply explaining the situation in clear terms, that this becomes the only explanation.
* InstantExpert: Justified; being the reincarnation of Gandlafr, he is gifted with the skill to use any weapon he touches. In the anime, this only works as long as it's ''meant'' to be a weapon.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He's a rude pervert, but it's obvious that he cares a lot for Louise, who in turn does care for him [[{{Tsundere}} in her own violent way.]]
* LadyAndKnight: He's the Knight, and Louise is the Lady. He will protect her even if it means [[spoiler: standing alone against an army of 70,000 soldiers, archers and mages.]]
* LightningBruiser: In a world of [[SquishyWizard Mages]], this is all the more effective.
* LimitedWardrobe: Saito is rarely seen without the original clothes he wore when he was pulled to Halkeginia from Earth, [[spoiler: even after he was knighted]], where he simply wears a cape over his clothes.
* LivingEmotionalCrutch: To Louise. She ends up hardly able to leave her bed when he gets angry at her and leaves. Later, she outright states she has no reason to go on if Saito is not with her.
* LoveMartyr: Exhibit A: [[spoiler:Facing an army of 70,000, by himself, so a girl that regularly whips/blows him up can escape.]]
* MagicContractRomance: With Louise. Their FirstKiss was part of the summoning ritual.
* MistressAndServantBoy: His relationship with Louise. She tends to take it to the extreme by treating Saito more like a slave and calling him her dog.
* NiceGuy: More noticeable in the novels, considering the {{Flanderization}} in the anime, which makes him all the more undeserving of Louise's abuse.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: At the end of volume 8 [[spoiler:he and Louise are reunited, Siesta says she'll step aside, and he and Louise retire to their bed for the night. Then he proceeds to start wondering if he's dreaming and [[TemptingFate starts to insult Louise's chest so she'll hit him and he will see if it's a dream]] making her freak out and hit him, thus about tripling her insecurity complex, and ruining their relationship's chance at becoming official.]]
* {{Nosebleed}}: Even in the novels this is a sign of his perversion.
* OneHeadTaller: Than Louise, his mistress/girlfriend.
* OneManArmy: [[spoiler:It's pretty damn literal, considering the fact that he faced an army of ''70,000'' men. He killed a lot of them before going down, and when he did, it was because of archers. Everyone that got into sword range died.]]
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: He was walking down the street when suddenly he was in the courtyard of a magic school.
* RidiculouslyAverageGuy: Explained in the light novels. He has such a mundane life he's described as average at EVERYTHING.
* StepfordSmiler: He may have become one due to Louise's unrelenting abuse, as he says with a breezy smile on his face that adapting is all he's good at and he's used to sleeping on the floor.
* StockholmSyndrome: He ends up falling in love with the girl who pretty much kidnapped and enslaved him.
* SubordinateExcuse: Eventually, being Louise's Familiar becomes just an excuse to stay with her.
* SummonEverymanHero: Averted. Louise wasn't trying to summon an everyman ''or'' a hero. She was trying to summon a magical creature like her classmates that would be little more than her pet.
* SupportingProtagonist: He's the "Familiar of Zero" in the title, but he's following Louise around.
* SwordAndSorcerer: He is the Sword and Louise is the Sorcerer. In this case, it's ''because'' of her sorcery that he can be a sword, ''her'' sword. It's not until season 2 that he tries to learn swordcraft on his own.
* TooDumbToLive: His master/girlfriend has a HairTriggerTemper, but that doesn't stop him from doing insanely stupid and perverted things, even towards her.
* TookALevelInKindness: In season 4, just like Louise.
* TrappedInAnotherWorld: Due to being "accidentally" summoned by Louise. [[spoiler: Later events demonstate that the boundary between worlds is more porous than he believed.]]
* TsurimeEyes: An odd example that goes with his CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass example. These only show up in dangerous situations.
* VitriolicBestBuds: Becomes this with Julio as the series goes on.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Derflinger]]
!!Derflinger (Derf)
->'''Voiced by:''' Tetsuo Gotō (Japanese), KaijiTang (English)

Derflingher is an ancient talking sword which Saito and Louise bought in a local blacksmith in order to make Saito look more intimidating. He and Saito struck up an immediate friendship and have been partners in battle ever since.
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* CoolSword: A talking sword that, in addition to being well made, can also absorb magic energy.
* [[spoiler: DyingMomentOfAwesome]]: [[spoiler:Episode 10 of Zero no Tsukaima F where he shatters trying to absorb an attack from the ancient dragon. It turns out he resided in Saito's Gandalfr runes all along, ''not'' in the sword.]]
* EccentricMentor: Derf is always there to provide advice to Saito and to help him grow as a person. He also has a laughing streak and enjoys teasing people.
* EnergyAbsorption: One of Derf's powers is absorbing spells. Higher level spells take longer to absorb.
* ExcaliburInTheRust: Looks like a piece of junk but is an awesome sword.
* TheFogOfAges: Derf remembers little of his own life, due in large part to his age.
* PeoplePuppets: Another one of his powers is to take control of his partner's body, but this costs him mana and so he can't do it for long.
* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: Derf is about six thousand years old and initially he looked the part.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Saito/Louise. He also encourages Saito to perv on other girls.
* TalkingWeapon: The hiltguard functions as his mouth.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Siesta]]
!!Siesta
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/siesta_zero2.jpg
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/YuiHorie (JP) and Creator/XantheHuynh (EN)

A maid at the academy. She has a crush on Saito, and unlike Louise she treats him very kindly. She fell in love with Saito because he stood up for the rights of the people who can't use magic. Recently, she seems to not mind Saito getting punished because she ends up taking care of him anyways. In Season 3, she is appointed by Henrietta to be Saito's personal maid. ([[ItsALongStory It's a long story]].)
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* AdaptationExpansion: In the anime, Siesta appears in many situations and events that originally, in the novels, she was no part of; this comes off with Siesta scheming and getting on Louise and Saito's way ''much more'' than usual.
* BeAWhoreToGetYourMan: She is originally a kind and gentle maid, but falling in love with Saito makes her push herself too much. Considering Louise's flat chest, her own sex appeal is one of her better "weapons".
* BettyAndVeronica: The Betty to Louise's Veronica because she is a [[spoiler: Japanese]] commoner instead of a european-ish noblewoman. [[BettyAndVeronicaSwitch The roles are arguably switched]] in the anime where she is more convining.
* BigBreastPride: After the first season she becomes very boastful about her large breasts due to Saito's preference for large breasts and her rival Louise being flat chested. She frequently brags about her large breasts to Louise and her favorite seduction technique is to let, and in some cases force Saito to touch her breasts.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: She's something like this later on in the story. She often joins Louise in beating Saito if he does something to anger her, and on more than one occasion has attempted to seduce him knowing full well that Louise would beat the living hell out of him for it.
* ButNotTooForeign: [[spoiler:She is the descendant of a WorldWarII [[ImperialJapan Japanese pilot]] who strayed into Tristain.]]
* CharacterExaggeration: Though appearing in events she was no part of originally, in the anime Siesta comes off as very clingy and ready to get on Louise and Saito's way at every given opportunity.
* ClingyJealousGirl: Starts to display this trope once Tiffania shows up, and shares Louise's utter contempt for the poor half-elf girl.
* CovertPervert: As the anime progressed, she has shown signs of enjoying Louise torturing Saito, going as far as to sexually seduce him, inciting Louise's wrath in return. Seasons 3 & 4 make no attempt to hide this; she's enjoying Saito getting beaten just so she'd be the one to take care of him. This makes Louise GenreSavvy for keeping her away from Saito.
* {{Gainaxing}}: Often as part of BigBreastPride.
* [[spoiler:GracefulLoser: In the GrandFinale. We're not entirely sure, but she attends the OfficialCouple's wedding and looks genuinely happy for them, but it isn't entirely clear if she will still work for them.]]
* MeaningfulName: A relatively minor example in that one of the databooks mentions that her "hobby" is napping. The word ''siesta'' is Spanish for "short nap taken in the afternoon."
* {{Meido}}: A servant in the academy that sports the look.
* NakedApron: InvokedTrope on one occasion and to ''great'' effect.
* NiceGirl: Initially, she was a kind girl with a better friendship with Saito than Louise. As the fight over him escalated, she became less nice.
* MsFanservice: InvokedTrope to appeal to Saito.
* [[spoiler: RomanticRunnerUp: After several seasons of competition, she watches Saito marry Louise.]]
* TaremeEyes: For her more humble and gentler personality (initally)
* ThroughHisStomach: Resorts to this tactic at times to try to win Saito.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Henrietta de Tristain]]
!!Henrietta de Tristain
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/AyakoKawasumi (JP), Creator/CassandraLee (US)

The well-loved Crown Princess of Tristain and Louise's old friend. She eventually ascends to Queen of Tristain. She has a strong sense of justice and strictly obeys her morals, but based on her interactions with Louise and her budding attraction for Saito, this wasn't always the case in the past. She is a Water mage.
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* AdaptationDyeJob: Her hair is described as being a chestnut brown in the novels. In the anime her hair is a light purple and in the manga her hair is a much darker shade of purple.
* [[spoiler:AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: To Prince Wales... or better said, the copy of his body, animated with a little of his soul.]]
* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler:Poor [[StarCrossedLovers Henrietta and Wales...]]]]
* TheChainsOfCommanding: It's not easy being queen; corrupt nobles, war plans, international politics, etc. Several times these chains prevent her from helping her friends (such as Louise) because doing so would have backlash on the country as a whole.
* ChildhoodFriends: Louise was her playmate when they were both growing up. Because of this, she sees Louise more as an equal she can confide in and rely on insted of one more noble subject.
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: In the sub, she is always addressed as "hime-sama" even after her queen crowning.
* [[spoiler:GracefulLoser: In the GrandFinale. We're not entirely sure, but she is the witness to the OfficialCouple's wedding alongside Tabitha/Charlotte and looks genuinely happy for them.]]
* TheHighQueen: She ultimately ascends to Queen.
* [[spoiler:JerkassBall: Season 4, Episode 6 shows a meaner side of her, telling Louise that she's in love with Saito and then taunting her and her poor, flat chest. Then they get into a tussle, just like they used to when they were children. By the end of the scene she's back to normal]]
* KissingCousins: She's in a secret relationship with Prince Wales of Albion, who happens to be her cousin. [[spoiler:[[StarCrossedLovers It ends in tears...]]]]
* LadyOfWar: She [[ActorAllusion resembles]] [[FateStayNight Saber]] in her battle armor.
* MakingASplash: She is a water mage.
%% * MsFanservice:
%% ** ''[[SexySoakedShirt Very]] [[BlackComedyRape much]]'' in season 2.
%% ** She becomes this again in Season 4.
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Henrietta Anne, youngest daughter of King Charles I of England and sister of King Charles II.
* PoliticallyActivePrincess: She's very active politically. At one point she hires Saito and Loise to spy on a village to confirm her suspicions about corruption within the nobility, because she doesn't trust the usual sources. She was crowned and became Queen after taking command of the royal guard and leading them into battle to defend Tristain.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: She doesn't throw her weight around just because she can, tries to take care of her troops in war, and will even abide by rules set by the school at a party.
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: She takes command of the army when needed, and even tries to stop Louise and Saito's group from rescuing Tabitha partly out of her concern for their safety, and partly because she doesn't want to provoke another war by making it seem like she approved of their invasion into another country to rescue her.
* ShipTease: Constantly with Saito and it escalates in Season 4, where she isn't afraid of telling [[spoiler: to Louise's face that she loves him.]]
* [[spoiler:StarCrossedLovers: With Prince Wales, her first cousin. Politics prevent them from being together officially, so they have covert meetings.]]
* TaremeEyes: Fitting her role as a benevolent monarch.
* ThirdOptionLoveInterest: Technically, Saito gets ship teased with a lot of characters, Henrietta gets the most focus behind Louise and Siesta.
* TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask: The position of Queen demands a confident, competent, and most of all ''spotless'' image, and so Henrietta has to maintain this image for the public. She takes solace in her friendship with Louise, when no one can see her.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Agnes Chevalier de Milan]]
!!Agnes Chevalier de Milan
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MichikoNeya

Captain of Tristain's Royal Musketeers in service of Henrietta. She is introduced in the second season. She holds a strong animosity towards Fire mages because of her past. Since she appears stern and uninterested in men, many people think or assume that she is a lesbian.
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* ActionGirl: Musketeer and bodyguard.
* [[AmbiguouslyGay Ambiguously Lesbian]]: She has no qualms silencing [[spoiler:Louise]] by ''kissing her'' when the latter gasps while eavesdropping on a pair of conspirators. She's only visibly mortified in the anime. In the novel she shrugged it off as no big deal and later had a big laugh about it at Louse's expense.
* AndThenWhat: Colbert tries this tactic to talk her out of revenge but she brushes it off with ease. Once she acomplishes her revenge, she's going to fight for her queen until she dies.
* BadassNormal: In a world filled with mages, she holds her own with a pistol and a saber.
* BystanderSyndrome: Even if Saito approaches her to save him from another misunderstanding-fueled temper tantrum by Louise, she does nothing to help him.
* CelibateHeroine: She has no interest in romance, be it with Saito, any other man, or any woman.
* DemotedToExtra:
** Doesn't have much role in Season 3 other than being Henrietta's bodyguard. Her biggest scene is [[spoiler:when she finds out that Colbert is still alive. She spares him in the end, out of the fear that his students will hate her.]]
** She has even ''smaller'' role in Season 4. ''All'' of her screen time lasts for about 5-30 seconds and she doesn't speak in some of them.
* DoesNotLikeMagic: She doesn't like mages, especially Fire Mages, [[spoiler:due to a group of such Mages burning her native D'Angleterre]].
* FakeOutMakeOut: With [[spoiler:Louise]] during a spying mission.
* {{Revenge}}: [[spoiler:Her motivation -- her native D'Angleterre was set ablaze by a group of Fire Mages, supposedly to contain an epidemic. One such Mage was Colbert, who, unknown to her, backed out at the last minute due to his doubts concerning the epidemic, and eventually rescued her from the blaze.]]
* OutOfTheInferno: Done awesomely, but not in the [[UnflinchingWalk usual way]]; as Lishman is savoring his victory, Agnes [[DynamicEntry leaps out of the flames and skewers him]].
* MugglePower: Believes herself to be superior to mages in combat because she can fire her gun faster than they can cast a spell. [[spoiler: When she encounters the lieutenant fire mage that burned her village, she is overwhelmed.]]
* SergeantRock: When training the academy mages she is tough and strict and does not tolerate back talk or any other kind of resistance.
* SwordAndGun: She prefers a pair of pistols and a longsword.
* TokenWholesome: She's the complete contrast of any fanservice-laden girls in the series, despite having a big bust, a different variation of ZettaiRyouiki, [[spoiler:and her FakeOutMakeOut moment with Louise]]. A perfect contrast to her TomboyAndGirlyGirl partner, Princess Henrietta, who is a good MsFanservice.
* TomboyishSidetails: To better contrast the fashion of noblewomen.
* TsurimeEyes: There is no softness in her; her personality is as sharp as her eyes.
* UndyingLoyalty: To Henrietta. It's thanks to her granting her a military position that she is not a homeless and starving vagrant.
%%* UnusualEyebrows
* ZettaiRyouiki: On the musketeer uniform, the hotpants/long boots variant. It's somewhere between Grades A and B.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Julio Cesare]]
!!Julio Cezare [[spoiler:(Vindalfr, later also Myoznitnirn)]]
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/DaisukeHirakawa

A priest-knight from the Holy Empire of Romaglia sent as transferee to Tristain Magic Academy. Julio is sent by the Pope as a support for Henrietta's expedition to Albion, now in political strife after the fall of the royal family and then followed by the death of [[spoiler: Reconquista's leader, Cromwell.]]
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* TheAce: Julio is ''infuriatingly'' good at absolutely ''everything''. This is justified to a degree, as [[spoiler:he's also a Void familiar with more control over his magic than Louise; his primary ability is to control magical creatures]].
* AmbiguouslyBi: Julio is canonically in love with Louise but may or may not also have an interest in her boyfriend Saito as shown when he tells Saito whether jokingly or not that he loves him and wants to kiss him as well as Louise.
* TheBeastmaster: Has his dragon tamed despite the fact that he isn't a mage. [[spoiler: This is due to his power as Vindalfr.]]
* {{Bishonen}}: Like Saito, he is a attractive young man.
* ChickMagnet: Also like Saito, he is popular with ladies.
* DemotedToExtra: Zigzagged. He's important in season 2 but in Season 3 he's largely a character in a crowd setting, and only gets a few lines at most. Then in season 4 he becomes much more important.
* DualityMotif: He has one red eye, the other blue -- called the "Moon Eyes" after the twin moons of Halkeginia.
* GoodShepherd: A 'flamen' (holy man/cleric) on loan to Henrietta. It's downplayed in that he claims he has "returned to secular life" upon arrival at the academy.
* GenreSavvy: Julio is ''quite'' aware of the [[LoveDodecahedron convoluted romantic situation]], and occasionally turns it to his benefit.
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: A downplayed version-- he's named after a Romaglian dictator who shares the same name as [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar a certain famous Roman emperor]].
* PrincelyYoungMan: A PrinceCharming Type. Most of the female population at the academy swoons over him because of his chivalric attitude.
* TheTrickster: Exploiting harem hijinks for one. It's unusual since he's [[spoiler: a loyal familiar for the Pope.]]
* TsurimeEyes: Unlike Saito, he has these most of the time instead of just in dangerous situations.
* VitriolicBestBuds: Becomes this with Saito, helping him in his relationship with Louise and even [[spoiler: being his best man in his wedding]].
* WarriorMonk: With a sword in hand.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Tiffania Westwood]]
!!Tiffania Westwood
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->'''Voiced by:''' MamikoNoto

A well-endowed half-elf who Saito remembered as "the big-breasted fairy who saved his life" once. She appears in the third season as a regular character, and also has feelings for Saito.
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* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: By the power of both her huge tits and [[NiceGirl her genuinely kind and sweet personality]].
* FantasticRacism: She has to hide her UnusualEars to avoid the prejudices that elves face in that world.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: She was capable of reviving Saito without any magical artefacts (Ring of Andvari being one), by filling him with magical energy (and thus sacrificing her memento). Later, the powers Saito gained [[spoiler: upon becoming Lifdrasil]] made him into a container for magical power, with added ability to unleash it as destructive spells (on command of his master), or revive himself by using some of it.
* GagBoobs: They are the source of many jokes such as people wondering if they are real.
* {{Gainaxing}}: In the closing theme for the third season, they shift like a waterbed while she's standing still.
* [[spoiler:GracefulLoser: In the GrandFinale. She attends the OfficialCouple's wedding and looks genuinely happy for them.]]
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Her long golden hair is matched by golden personality; she's the nicest and friendliest mage at the academy.
* InnocentBlueEyes: Again, very sweet, very kind, and also ignorant of the world outside her village. Despite the badblood between humans and elves she has nothing against anyone.
* InnocentFanserviceGirl: As a contrast to the other well-endowed mage on campus-Kirsche.
* LoveEpiphany: Although she always seemed to admire Saito, she seems to start developing feelings for him after he defends her during her inquisition trial, and in the beginning of Season 4 outright wonders about those feelings she has when Saito is around.
* MindManipulation: Her [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Mind Wipe]] spell erases memories of events and dispels any mind-control magic used on a target. This is her signature spell as a void mage.
* MsFanservice: No surprise, she is the most buxom character of the series.
* NaiveEverygirl: Pure hearted girl whose insecure about her body and is picked on by an alpha bitch? Check, at first. After the inquisition she becomes popular and wiser, without lossing her kind nature.
* NiceGirl: The nicest one at the Academy.
* NoSocialSkills: She grew up alone so she has no experience with socializing.
* PointyEars: She's an elf.
* PowerOfTheVoid: Like Louise, she is a void mage.
* RescueRomance: She begins to develop feelings for Saito after he defends her during one of the student's inquisition in Season 3. It gradually turns into a LoveEpiphany by Season 4.
* TaremeEyes: Reflecting her gentle personality and contrasting with Louise, her main rival.
* ThirdOptionLoveInterest: The "fight" for Saito's heart was narrowed to Siesta and Louise, until Tiffania came in. [[spoiler: It intensified when she unintentionally contracted Saito as her familiar.]]
* ZettaiRyouiki: Grade B
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Kirche Augusta Frederica von Anhalt Zerbst]]
!!Kirche Augusta Frederica von Anhalt Zerbst
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->'''Voiced by:''' Nanako Inoue (JP) and Creator/LaurenLanda (EN)

Louise's classmate and a Fire Mage, whose power is drawn from her strong passion for money. Her family has an intense dislike for the La Vallieres, and thus treats Louise with disdain. She flirts and has dated (and heavily implied in the anime to have slept with) many of the Academy's male students, but falls in love with Saito. Her familiar is a giant flame-tailed salamander she creatively calls "Flame".
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* AbsoluteCleavage: Her uniform is significantly less modest in this regard.
* BiTheWay: While she is very much fond of Saito and Colbert, she starts to have a thing for Louise in the third season. It's taken to an extreme in the light novels.
* CoolLoser: Initially shunned by socialites at the academy and subjected to slut-shaming and public humiliation, because of her "popularity". It stopped once she returned the favor and revealed herself to be a triangle-class Fire Mage.
* DarkSkinnedRedhead: " bouncy, energetic, fiery personality" yes indeed. It's also exotic in Tristian because no one else at the Academy has either.
* ElementalHair: She's a fire mage. Is that a coincidence?
* FieryRedhead: Literally. She's a fire mage with a loud personality.
* GiverOfLameNames: Her Salamander (a fire breathing lizard) is named "Flame".
* GoodBadGirl: Regardless of the truth of her sexual exploits, she's not ashamed of it.
%%* HardDrinkingPartyGirl
* LovableAlphaBitch: Starts off the series as a bully towards Louise, but becomes nicer as the series continue. By this time, she doesn't act rude anymore and often ends up being the gang's big damn hero along with either Tabitha or Mr. Colbert.
* MeaningfulName[=/=]IronicName[=/=]GratuitousGerman: Her name means "church" and she has a reputation as a slut.
* MsFanservice: Pretty obvious; the uniform, the flirting, etc.
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_the_Great Sofie Frederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg]], maiden name of CatherineTheGreat, one of the most powerful monarchs of Russia.
* OverlyLongName: "Kirche Augusta Frederica von Anhalt Zerbst" that's six words.
* PeekABangs: Her bangs hang over one eye, but the associated personality traits are absent. She doesn't hide anything.
* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:After learning of Tabitha's DarkAndTroubledPast and seeing her haunted by nightmares in her sleep, she decides to lie beside Tabitha and embrace her, telling her everything will be alright.]]
* PlayingWithFire: She's a fire mage.
* PornStash: Her ''family heirloom'' is one. [[spoiler: Which is one of the clues that there are things summoned from the Earth, specifically Japan.]]
* ProudBeauty: Only a few male characters are unaffected by Kirche's good looks. She knows this and loves to flaunt and use her beauty to get what she wants.
* ReallyGetsAround: One scene in season 1 shows her half-naked, telling a boy outside to "wait an hour later", implying that she has slept with a sizable number of the boys on campus.
* RedOniBlueOni: Red to Tabitha's blue; high energy, talkative, firty, with the magic power to match.
* TeacherStudentRomance: In Season Three, Kirche falls in love with Mr. Colbert, and she tries to instigate this.
* ThighHighBoots: Obviously going for their visual appeal (as part of the Mis Fanservice title) but she's also a formitable fire mage.
* TookALevelInKindness: Goes from being a rude bully to a gentle and caring girl who will do anything to protect her loved ones, and is even able to befriend her former rival Louise.
* TranquilFury: In the light novel, she describes herself as being calmer the angrier she gets.
* TsurimeEyes: Befitting her aggressive demeanor and a contrast with her best friend.
* ZettaiRyouiki: Long boots to Grade A.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Guiche de Gramont]]
!!Guiche de Gramont
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TakahiroSakurai (JP) and Nicholas Manelick (EN)

Louise's classmate and a consummate playboy [[LadykillerInLove despite being in love with Montmorency]]. He always carries an artificial rose with him, the stem of which is his wand. He also likes to dote upon his familiar, a giant mole named Verdandi. As his familiar indicates, his specialty is earth magic and he prefers to fight using bronze statues called Valkyries. He is named after Antoine V de Gramont, Duke of Guiche, a French military figure.
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* BelligerentSexualTension: Guiche may be [[TheCasanova a consummate womanizer]], and his on-and-off girlfriend Montmorency a {{Tsundere}} ClingyJealousGirl, but they ''do'' love each other.
* BetaCouple: With Montmorency. Their relationship experiences similar ups and downs to Saito/Louise but to a lesser extent.
* BishieSparkle: Often creates these, whether or not he's trying to charm the Girl of the Week.
* {{Bishounen}}: Like Saito but he has an advantage; his rose.
* TheCasanova: In every episode there's a good chance he'll be flirting with a new girl.
* ChickMagnet: He is and should be one, but the moment other girls (usually Montmorency) end up seeing or knowing about him two-timing or committing perverse acts (which is... a lot of times) he'd better say goodbye to his pride... and three years of his life.
* CommitmentIssues: Despite his love for Montmorency, he can't bring himself to stick to just her and instead has to flirt with the first years.
* DefeatMeansFriendship: One the best examples; after their duel early in season 1 he eventually becomes Saito's go-to-guy for help.
* DishingOutDirt: He's an earth mage.
* HandsomeLech: His good looks are why his initial flirting is often succesful. Then Montmorency or one of his many previous paramours walk by, see him flirting, and tell him off. At which point, the current girl also tells him off.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Once one gets past his overwhelming narcissism, Guiche is actually a nicer guy. By season three, he and Saito are good friends. In the light novels, too, [[spoiler:when Saito was presumed dead, Guiche erected a statue of him in honor of his friend. Unfortunately, Louise and Siesta accidentally destroyed it...]]
* LadykillerInLove: Towards Montmorency. It's unfortunate that he has CommitmentIssues because she's the only girl he's truly interested in.
* TheLancer: Typically Saito's go-to-guy whenever he's in need of assistance.
* LargeHam: Regularly hamming it up with his rose and his familiar affection and his charming.
* MarionetteMaster: His signature style is conjuring statues to battle for him.
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_V_de_Gramont Antoine V de Gramont, Duke of Guiche]], a French nobleman and Lieutenant General.
* NumberTwo:Ironically, ''Saito'' is the Vice Captain of Guiche's knight unit, the Ondine Knights, while Guiche is TheLeader but no one cares and they seem to treat Saito as the leader more than Guiche. Guiche doesn't mind much.
* PrincelyYoungMan: A PrinceCharming type.
* ReligiousAndMythologicalThemeNaming: Verdandi is the Norse Goddess of the Present.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: His familiar Verdandi is named after the Norn of the Present from NorseMythology. Some fansubs made incorrect variations, either out of ignorance of the source material or immediate associations with Belldandy of ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'', whose original name is the same as that of the source material but was fallen victim to DubNameChange when the said series was exported to America.
* SuckMyRose: He uses one instead of a wand, to complement his casanova appearance.
* TsurimeEyes: Inverted as he's not normally one for seriousness or strength of will of any kind.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Tabitha]]
!!Tabitha [[spoiler:(Charlotte Helene Orléans)]]
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/YukaInokuchi (JP) and Creator/JenniferAlyx (EN)

The soft-spoken, book-reading best friend of Kirche and classmate of Louise with a mysterious past. She specializes in Wind Magic and has a dragon familiar named Sylphid. She has a younger sister named Irukuku [[spoiler: but as it turns out, Irukuku is also Sylphid who is a Rhyme Dragon capable of transforming into a human via nature magic]].
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* [[spoiler: AwesomeMomentOfCrowning]]: [[spoiler: She becomes Queen of Gallia after Joseph's ultimate defeat.]]
* BadassAdorable: Invorted, cute, short, and a powerful and strong willed Triangle class mage. [[spoiler: She's also a knight.]]
* BadassBookworm: Most often, she can be found reading. Considering her school, they're likely spell books.
%%* BigEater:
* BlowYouAway: Wind is her speciality.
* BrokenBird: She used to be a cheerful girl, until [[spoiler:her mother was driven insane after taking a drugged drink meant for her]]. Now she rarely shows any emotion.
* CoolLoser: Never tried to be socially accepted, yet still manages to be cool in her own way.
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Both blue.
%%* CuteBookworm
* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler:She ''was'' the Crown Princess of Gallia, whose father, the Duke of Orléans, was killed in a succession dispute with his older brother Joseph, who then became King. Her mother was driven insane after taking a drugged drink meant for Charlotte, and she was sent on dangerous missions as a means to distance her from the Gallian throne and hopefully have her killed in the line of duty. Her mother gets better in Season 4.]]
* DopeSlap: Sometimes does this with [[spoiler:Sylphid]] when she becomes too annoying.
* ElementalHair: Blue haired character that routinely uses wind and ice magic.
* EmotionlessGirl: Of the repressed variety.
* [[spoiler:GracefulLoser: In the GrandFinale. We're not entirely sure, but she attends the OfficialCouple's wedding and looks genuinely happy for them.]]
* HeroOfAnotherStory: Her spinoff manga "Tabasa no Bouken" ("Tabitha's Adventures").
* HopelessSuitor: She doesn't start falling for Saito till the very end of Season 3 after he goes out of his way to rescue her from her uncle. She fruitlessly tries to woo him at points in Season 4, and in one incident, even tells Louise that if they got into another fight, she would [[spoiler:simply throw her rank as queen around and forcefully marry him]].
* AnIcePerson: Being a Triangle Mage with a Wind specialty, she's adept at creating blizzards and icicle javelins.
* IcyBlueEyes: They fit her calm and collected personality. She can use ice magic to boot.
* LoveMartyr: [[spoiler:She still loves her mother and is very devoted to her, even though she's insane and can't recognize her as her daughter.]]
* NotSoStoic: Her feelings peek through once in a while, especially [[spoiler:whenever she remembers her family, or when she fell in love with Saito late in season 3.]].
* {{Meganekko}}: Bookish, shy, glasses girl.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: "Tabitha" isn't her real name, [[spoiler:that's the name of the doll her mother gave her. Her real name is Charlotte Helene Orléans.]]
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: Sylphid is also [[spoiler:a Rhyme dragon who has a human form]].
* ProperTightsWithASkirt: She wears white tights.
* TheQuietOne: She rarely talks, even to her best friend.
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Kirche's red; quiet, cautious, associated magic etc.
* ReiAyanamiExpy: Bobbed light blue hair, very fair skin and a quiet and deeply stoic demeanor. [[spoiler:Ironically, her past is more similar to Asuka's.]]
* RescueRomance: Begins to like Saito a lot after he goes out of his way to rescue her despite her attempts at attacking him earlier. She even goes so far as to defend him against some of Louise's [[ClingyJealousGirl jealousy fueled]] spells/explosions.
* ShyBlueHairedGirl: Both check but rather than a ShrinkingViolet, she's just quiet and not interested in socializing.
* SimpleStaff: She wields a full bo staff instead of the small wands favored by her classmates. [[spoiler: This is because she is a knight in addition to being a noblewoman mage. It's meant to be used as a weapon in and off itself.]]
* SquishyWizard: Averted. [[spoiler: She's a knight and so she can handle herself in magicless close combat.]]
* StockingFiller: Rarely goes without her white stockings.
* TheStoic: Far more stoic than even Yuki Nagato from ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya''.
* SugarAndIcePersonality: Despite her quietness and chilly appearent, she's a NiceGirl.
* TerseTalker: "Me."
%%* TrademarkFavoriteFood: More present in the manga.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: It's must be a family trait because everyone else in her family has it too.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Montmorency Margarita la Fere de Montmorency]]
!!Montmorency Margarita la Fere de Montmorency
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MikakoTakahashi (JP)

A girl in Louise's class and Guiche's on-and-off girlfriend. She is a Water Mage with a frog familiar known as Robin. Her family makes oaths to the water spirits of Lake Lagdorian. She is one of the few girls in the series who never falls in love with Saito, instead becoming friends and teammates with him.
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* BelligerentSexualTension: She may be a {{Tsundere}} ClingyJealousGirl, and Guiche [[TheCasanova a consummate womanizer]], but they ''do'' love each other.
* BetaCouple: With Guiche. Their relationship experiences similar ups and downs to Saito/Louise but to a lesser extent.
* ClingyJealousGirl: Not to such violent extents as Louise, but she doesn't like it whenever Guiche is in another of his [[TheCasanova exploits]].
* {{Expy}}: Has a passing resemblance to [[VideoGame/StreetFighterAlpha Karin Kanzuki]].
* HairDecorations: A pink hairbow.
* InSeriesNickname: "Monmon", courtesy of Saito.
* MakingASplash: A watermage.
* OjouRinglets: Her hair is styled into ringlets because she's a noblewoman and has servants to do it for her.
* OverlyLongName: Montmorency Margarita la Fere de Montmorency
* ProperTightsWithASkirt: The difference in modesty compared to Louise can be compared to the level of {{Tsundere}}.
* {{Tsundere}}: Not as much as Louise, but she is this to Guiche. She states that she's dating him to "kill time" but gets jealous when he flirts with other girls. Then she gets teary-eyed when he goes off to do something dangerous.
* TsurimeEyes: Many of her scenes involve her angery with Guiche so she looks like this often.
* YouthfulFreckles: For cuteness and (perhaps) the immaturity of youth, considering her relationship with Guiche.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Malicorne de Grandple]]
!!Malicorne de Grandple
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->'''Voiced by:''' Hikaru Tokita (JP)

A chubby student in Louise's class, is a wind mage with an owl familiar. Becomes much more important and useful in Seasons 3 & 4.
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* AscendedExtra: Doesn't get to do much until Season 3, when he became a member of the Knights of the Undine.
* BigEater: Rare is the scene where he is not eating.
* BlowYouAway: Wind mage.
* BlushSticker: Frequently an addition to his face.
* BrainBleach: Causes this to his friends, and viewers, on three separate occasions.
* CrazyPrepared: He always carries a lot of spoons on his person, so he can eat no matter the situation.
* FatBestFriend: Regularly seen alongside Guiche.
* FatIdiot: Not dumb, but he acts pretty silly.
* SadClown: Temporarily in Season 3 when he's dumped.
* ThrowTheDogABone: He starts to get girls later in the series, then he's dumped in the third season due to the peeping incident. Then regains them in Season 4 for being the Queen's guards.
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[[folder:Miss Longueville]]
!!Miss Longueville/Fouquet
->'''Voiced by:''' AkikoKimura (JP)

The daughter of a viceroy who served under Tiffania's father the archduke, Matilda was forced to flee her home with Tiffania after King Wales murdered the rest of their families and had her home burnt to the ground. These events caused her to develop a burning hatred of nobility, and forced her into a life of crime to pay the bills. At the start of the series she is posing as a secretary at the Tristain Academy of Magic with the intent to eventually steal the Staff of Destruction (an M72 LAW) stored there.
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* BeleagueredAssistant: When she is Osmand's secretary, due to his status as a DirtyOldMan.
* ChristmasCake: Being called this by Kirche is her BerserkButton.
* DishingOutDirt: Her nickname is Foquet the Crumbling Dirt/Earth.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Foquet is sickened in the light novel when the mercenaries loot the dead after New Castle.
* ExtraOreDinary: Using Alchemy, her golem can turn its fist to steel.
* FreudianExcuse: Hates nobles because her father was betrayed and killed by Albion nobles.
* ItAmusedMe: In the light novel she admits to stealing from nobles because she liked seeing them squirm.
* JustLikeRobinHood: A large part of her appeal is stealing from the nobles.
* OhCrap: When the Staff of Destruction is out of ammo and she gets a hilt to the stomach from Saito.
* PetTheDog: Sent money to Tiffania and the orphans in the light novel.
* ReluctantFanserviceGirl: A little in the anime, considering that Osmand and the Duke can't keep their eyes off of her.
* SexySecretary: Osmond thinks so but then again he's not picky.
* TheGlassesComeOff: When she reveals herself as Foquet.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: No one else has green hair but unrealistic colors themselves are not unusual.
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[[folder:Jean Colbert]]
!!Jean Colbert
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->'''Voiced by:''' Takuma Suzuki (JP)

Mr. Colbert is a teacher at the Academy and one of the first mages to respect Saito. He dislikes war and instead tries to find ways to adapt fire magic for technology. He's quite absent-minded but dedicated to his job and deeply interested in the culture of Saito's world, especially the machinery which are much more advanced than Halkegenia's.
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* AbsentMindedProfessor: He's so focused on "Dragon's Blood" or some other topic that he sometimes neglects tasks or wanders off.
* [[spoiler: TheAtoner: Deeply regrets the burning of Agnes' home village, and due to this has developed a desire to help the nation with his fire magic.]]
* BaldOfAwesome: [[spoiler: becomes so after learning that he's a famous fire mage and former soldier.]]
* CoolTeacher: Downplayed. The students aren't his fans but they also don't think his lessons are boring.
* [[spoiler: DarkAndTroubledPast: The burning of Agnes' home village and the various deathes he caused.]]
* TheEngineer: Builds an engine in the manga and other inventions throughout the series.
* [[spoiler: FakingTheDead: He pretends to die after his duel with another fire mage at the academy.]]
* ForScience: He's not being paid for his research or inventions; it's what he does in his spare time.
* GadgeteerGenius: He re-engineers a fighter plane to invent the local version of gaspower aircraft and is capable of artifically creating its fuel.
* IWasQuiteALooker: He was better looking as a young man.
* PlayingWithFire: Fire mage
* [[spoiler: ShellShockedVeteran: His reason for hating war.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Osmand]]
!!Osmand
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TakeshiAono (JP)

An ancient Square-class wizard and Headmaster of the Academy. Has a mouse familiar. He is perverted and often uses his familiar's size for lecherous purposes, but he is said to be a powerful mage.
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* DirtyOldMan: Why else would he uses his familiar's size for lecherous purposes? He's dirtier in the OVA.
* InformedAbility: The old man is said to be a square mage, but never fights. We don't even know what his specialty is.
* WizardClassic: A tall and old man in a long robe with a longer beard of pure white.
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[[folder:Viscount Jean-Jacques Francis de Wardes]]
!!Viscount Jean-Jacques Francis de Wardes
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->'''Voiced by:''' Tomoyuki Shimura (JP)

Wardes is the captain of Tristain's Griffin Knights and Louise's fiancé. His runic name is 'Lightning'. When Louise is sent on mission for Princess Henrietta, Henrietta sends him with Louise to help and guard her. He is polite and a gentleman, but tends to get carried away whenever her wants something done. [[spoiler: He is the assassin of Albion's prince, Prince Wales]].
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* BastardBoyfriend: Played with, he was Louise's fiance, but once she dumps him, he quickly reveals [[spoiler: the bastard part]].
* BlowYouAway: His sword also functions as a wand.
* [[spoiler: BrokenPedestal: To Louise who believed him to be TheParagon. It was heartbreaking for her to realize he was treacherous.]]
* [[spoiler: DeathByAdaptation: He dies in the anime.]]
* DisposableFiance: In the first season, he's engaged to Louise. This is to up the tension between her and Saito.
* MesACrowd: He can create copies of himself with wind.
* NiceHat: Wears one that matches his clothes.
* ScarsAreForever: He ain't getting that arm back. It's his shoulder that gets wounded in the anime and his arm is bandaged so it wouldn't look too violent.
* ShockAndAwe: He uses his wand/sword for electric spells.
* [[spoiler: TheMole: Secretly a member of Reconquista.]]
* WickedCultured: Dresses quite nicely and he is a noble and [[spoiler: a mole.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:King Joseph Gaul]]
!!King Joseph Gaul
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/JurotaKosugi (JP)

Joseph is the King of Gallia, a Void Mage and has the "Mind of God" Sheffield as his familiar. Outwardly he plays the facade of being just a pretty boy that cannot rule his country if his life depended on it, while in reality he is a ruthless politician and schemer. There was no act he would hesitate to do, or anything he was not willing to sacrifice due to the 'Void' in his heart. He is the uncle of Tabitha.
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* CainAndAbel: Evil older brother, check. Murdered younger brother, check again.
* TheChessmaster: Has a literal magical chessboard.
* EvilUncle: While he isn't the main character's uncle he ''is'' an uncle to Tabitha. He is pretty evil too.
* FlashStep / TeleportSpam: Acceleration/Haste enables him to keep up with the Gandalfr's speed.
* GreenEyedMonster: The reason he hated his little brother.
* InverseLawOfSharpnessAndAccuracy: His Explosion spell is less powerful than Louise's but is more accurate so he can aim it at a designated target, unlike hers which is more of an AreaOfEffect spell.
* LackOfEmpathy: Seems to have no issues killing his brother, then attempting to poison his niece, and later killing not only Romalia's men, but his own as well in an attempt to feel some kind of emotion. [[spoiler: Season 4 implies that Joseph's actions were attempts to make him feel regret for killing his younger brother, but in a twisted way.]]
* ObfuscatingStupidity: Keeps up a public persona of a weak useless man.
* PowerCopying: He can absorb the abilities of other Void Mages through his familiar, "the Mind of God".
* PowerOfTheVoid: Is one of the select few who inherited this power.
* StuffBlowingUp: Explosion, though his Void specialty is actually [[TeleportSpam Acceleration]]/[[FlashStep Haste]] and not Explosion.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Everyone in his family has blue hair; must be genetic.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Duke la Valliere]]
!!Duke la Valliere
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->'''Voiced by:''' Jiro Saito (JP)

The father of Louise, as well as Eleanor and Cattleya, he is extremely protective of her and would do whatever it takes to ensure her safety. He is married to Duchess Karin Desiree of Tristain. [[spoiler: The GrandFinale shows him bringing his youngest daughter to meet his future son-in-law at the altar. He looks genuinely happy for them.]]
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* ActionDad: As a mage with far more experience than any student at the academy, he is powerful. Not living up to his legacy is part of Louise's angst.
* HighClassGlass: Befitting his noble status.
* MagicStaff: He uses one of these instead of a wand.
* OffWithHisHead: Wanted to behead Saito after the incident with Louise and the boat.
* OverprotectiveDad: He was willing to kill Saito for almost having sex with Louise. In the light novel, after Saito's promotion, he still kicks his ass for trying to make moves on Louise. [[spoiler:The GrandFinale shows him bringing his youngest daughter to meet Saito at the altar. He looks genuinely happy for them.]]
* PapaWolf: He genuinely care for Louise and was willing to oppose the state if it tries to exploit her talents like a tool.
* ThePatriarch: The head of House Valliere.
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[[folder:Duchess Karin Desiree la Valliere]]
!!Duchess Karin Desiree la Valliere
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->'''Voiced by:''' Yoshiko Takemura (JP)

The mother of Louise, Eleanor and Cattleya, she is also known by her nickname "[[RedBaron Heavy Wind]]". She was the strongest Wind magic-user ever to serve in the Tristain military according to records. [[spoiler: The GrandFinale shows her attend Louise and Saito's wedding. She looks genuinely happy for them.]]
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* ActionMom: As a mage with far more experience than any student at the academy, she is powerful. Not living up to her legacy is part of Louise's angst.
* BlowYouAway: A square-class wind mage.
* CoolMask: Wore an iron mask during her time as Heavy Wind.
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Both pink.
* TheDreaded: Louise was much more frightened of her mother than the Queen's punishment.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: Her past is elaborated in two spin-off novels.
%%* LadyOfWar
* OffingTheOffspring: She was willing to kill Louise over disobeying the princess, and is only stopped by dispel magic.
* PrimAndProperBun: Part of her hair is tucked away and pinned behind her head. Oddly enough, she has two free tails down the front.
* RedBaron: Heavy Wind.
* RetiredBadass: Former Commander of the Manticore Corps.
* RoseHairedSweetie: Inverted. She is cold and dreaded.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: While not apparent in the series proper, she looks almost exactly like her daughter when she was younger.
* SweetPollyOliver: The former Commander of Manticore Corps, and during her time as Commander she hid her gender.
* TsurimeEyes: A harsh demeanor she has; she passed it on to her eldest daughter.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Her daughters Louise and Cattleya got their pink hair from her.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Cattleya la Valliere]]
!! Cattleya la Valliere
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->'''Voiced by:''' Kotomi Yamakawa (JP)

Cattleya Yvette La Baume Le Blanc de La Fontaine is Louise’s second sister. She believes Louise has potential, and that she is a wonderful girl. More than anything, she longs for Louise’s happiness, and is fine with the fact that Louise has feelings for a peasant. She is a kindhearted person, and even helped Louise escape from her house to go back to the Academy. She knows Louise well, and could easily tell that Louise was in love with Saito, even when Louise denied it. Although Cattleya is older than Louise, she isn't married due to the fact she is ill. [[spoiler:The GrandFinale shows her attend Louise and Saito's wedding. She is with her parents and Eleanore and is genuinely happy for the couple.]] Cattleya is an Earth mage.
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* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Both pink.
* DishingOutDirt: Earth mage.
* FriendToAllLivingThings: She has a lot of pets. The light novels and the anime imply that her bedroom looks like a zoo.
* HairDecorations Ribbons for her two side locks.
* IllGirl: Her IncurableCoughOfDeath makes her frail.
* IncurableCoughOfDeath: She has some disease that makes her cough, that is about it.
* KnightTemplarBigSister: Though lesser than Eleanor's, she is definitely this. Her character song with Cattleya and Louise (Nemurenai Fantasy) shows this, along with hints of her approval of Louise and Saito's relationship.
* NiceGirl: Her kindheart, patience and tolerance is highlighted next to her HairTriggerTemper sister and her coldhearted mother.
* OneeSama: Louise idolizes her.
* OverlyLongName: Cattleya Yvette La Baume Le Blanc de La Fontaine.
* RapunzelHair: Very long, very attractive, very pink hair for a noblewoman.
* RoseHairedSweetie: She's very kind and sweet.
* ShipperOnDeck: Literally, for Louise and Saito.
* SiblingYinYang: With Eleanor; soft and sweet vs the hard and harsh.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: To her mother.
* UncannyFamilyResemblance: Looks like an older, gentler version of Louise, but with an ample chest that Louise envies.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Has pink hair just like her sister.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Eleanore la Valliere]]
!!Eleanore la Valliere
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/KikukoInoue (JP)

Eleanore Albertine Le Blanc De La Blois De La Vallière is Louise’s eldest sister and is currently working as head researcher in the Tristainian magic research organisation simply known as the "Academy". She resembles her father more than her mother. Eleanor brought Louise out of the magic academy, intending to find her a noble husband. It should be her turn to get married instead of Louise, and she had gotten engaged to the Earl of Burgundy, though he called off the marriage. Like most the rest of Louise’s family, except for Cattleya, she believes that Louise is incapable of performing magic, and that she is a zero. [[spoiler: The Grand Finale shows her attend Louise and Saito's wedding. She looks annoyed at first, possibly for the fact that the youngest Vallière daughter got married first, but she immediately loses the frown and is genuinely happy for them.]]
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* ACupAngst: Similar to Louise, she dislikes being flatter than Cattleya.
* BerserkButton: Being reminded about her failed engagement.
* BigSisterBully: To Louise; ordering her around, pinching her cheeck until she's addressed as "Onee-sama", dragging her out of the academy, etc.
* HairTriggerTemper: Also similar to her youngest sister, it's easy to set her off.
* KnightTemplarBigSister: She's willing to lock Louise up so she wouldn't go to war. Her character song with Cattleya and Louise (Nemurenai Fantasy) shows this, along with hints of her secret approval of Louise and Saito's relationship.
* {{Meganekko}}: When we get to see here dere side, she becomes this.
* OneeSama: Louise calls her this out of fear/protocl instead of adoration like Cattleya.
* OverlyLongName: Eleanore Albertine Le Blanc De La Blois De La Vallière.
* RapunzelHair: The only thing she and Cattleya have in common is long, noble-style hair.
* ScaryShinyGlasses: When she gets mad, her glasses do this.
* SiblingYinYang: With Cattleya; hard and harsh vs soft and sweet.
* {{Tsundere}}: Even ''[[UpToEleven worse]]'' than Louise. Internally she gushes about the Earl of Burgundy but he never saw her feelings for him. He genuinely thought she hated him.
* TsurimeEyes: Like her mother, she has the pointed eye shape and for the same reason.
* UncannyFamilyResemblance: Looks like an taller, blonde version of Louise.
* WhipItGood: In the anime, she uses two whips.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Kaita The Gust]]
!!Kaita The Gust

One of the teachers at the Academy. He believes that the wind element is the most powerful out of all the elements and wasn't afraid to [[{{Jerkass}} prove it]], or at least he did until [[spoiler: Jean Colbert]] the Flame Snake put him in his place. To date he only appears in the novels.
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* BlowYouAway: Wind Mage
[[/folder]]

[[WMG:Multiple-character Tropes]]
* BadassCape: Capes are a sign of nobility so they're a big deal for nobles, and considering the cast, most of it wears one. Also, [[ImpossiblyCoolClothes they flare out in a very badass manner despite there not being any wind]].
** When Louise [[spoiler: renounces her noble status so she can rescue Tabitha from her uncle without involving Tristian in a international incident]] she gives Henrietta her cape.
** When [[spoiler:Saito]] is knighted in the third season he is given a cape.
* BigDamnHeroes: Kirche and Tabitha quite a bit. Mr. Colbert and Kirche do this in Season 3. Heck, Kirche gets to save everybody at some point in each season.
* GenreBlindness: The Knights of the Water Spirit, for peeking on the girl's baths. Saito ''tried'' to stop them, but......
* TookALevelInBadass: Saito, Guiche, and Malicorne are all good examples, especially Malicorne because he was the most useless. All of them develop their skills and mature over the course of the series.
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