The Character Sheet for Manga/{{TokyoESP}}.


[[folder: Heroes (Part 1)]]
!'''Rinka Urushiba'''
->Voiced by: Ibuki Kido

The female lead, she was touched by the glowing fish and became an [[IntangibleMan Intangible Girl]].
* ActionGirl: Even before gaining her powers, she was capable of man-handling multiple thugs.
* BadassNormal
* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: [[AvertedTrope Averted.]]
* BeautyMark
* BreakTheCutie: The author hates her for the sheer amount of things he puts her through...
* [[spoiler:BroughtDownToNormal]]: [[spoiler: Loses her ESP after dying for a few minutes in Chapter 18]].
** [[spoiler:BroughtDownToBadass]]: [[spoiler:She eventually remembers that her martial arts abilities have very little to do with her power, and starts training again]].
* BullyHunter
* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Heroic inversion. Rinka saved Azuma from thugs six months before the story began and then promptly forgot about it.
* {{Determinator}}
* ForcedPrizefight: [[spoiler: She's been involved in this for the last year as of Part 2 while working undercover for the CIA]]
* HeIsNotMyBoyfriend: More sincere at first, later on she'd really really like Azuma to be.
* TheHero
* HeroicAlbino: She claims her white hair is from being of mixed race, but color pages clearly show her with white hair and ''red'' eyes.
* HopeBringer
* IdiotHero: She has her moments.
* InUniverseNickname: "White Girl," due to her hair.
* [[IntangibleMan Intangible Girl]]
* KickChick: But she also uses a form of martial arts centered on grabs and throws.
** Eskrima (the aforementioned martial arts form) has aspects dealing in both armed and unarmed combat. It teaches grabs and throws, kicks, punches, and how to utilise most everyday things as a weapon for self-defense (knives, sticks, other forms of blades, etc.)
* MeteorMove: [[CallingYourAttacks SKULL CRUSHING PSY-KICK!]]
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: [[spoiler: Chapter 18 has a heartbreaking one.]]
* SheCleansUpNicely: Wears a dress for the first time on her date with Azuma. A cheap one, but he compliments her on it the next day.
* ShowerOfAngst: Has a brief one in Chapter 21.
* PerpetualPoverty: Due to her father having no job, Rinka is pretty close to this.
* PowerPerversionPotential: She can phase through solid objects, and until she learns to control her powers falls through her clothing a few times.

!'''Kyoutarou Azuma '''
->Voiced by: Keisuke Koumoto

The male lead, he's a {{Teleporter|sAndTransporters}} with a [[ChronicHeroSyndrome Hero Complex]] and a dark past.
* BadassInDistress: [[spoiler:Kidnapped in 18 with no way to get back.]]
* DarkAndTroubledPast
* DatingCatwoman: He actually isn't, but did live with her for at least a year before the series started. The exact nature of their relationship causes Rinka some angst.
* DoggedNiceGuy: Despite Rinka's reluctance to get involved with him and to accept her ESP powers he keeps showing up and encouraging to use her powers for good. Fortunately for him it's not long before she starts crushing on him.
* [[ChronicHeroSyndrome Hero Complex]]
* HeroicWannabe: In almost any other series he'd be the main character, but Rinka does a better job embodying the ideals he espouses and kicks a lot more ass.
* HeroWithBadPublicity: All because of his costume. Rinka as the White Girl is much better accepted.
* HiddenDepths: He acts happy and cheerful, but he's went through some heavy stuff and is much more complex.
* IdiotHero: Like Rinka, he has his moments.
* TheLancer
* LargeHam
* LetsGetDangerous: He stops playing a nice hero and went to beating down Yakuza with a bat and shooting one after they burned down Rinka's home.
* MundaneUtility: Teleportation is an awesome way to get out of having to pay for public transit.
* MyParentsAreDead
* NotEvilJustMisunderstood: Almost entirely because his superhero concept is really intimidating: A crow's head on an old fashion formal suit.
* TeleportersAndTransporters
** TeleportSpam: Learns to do this.
* TrainingFromHell:[[spoiler: He received extensive Special Forces training with the CIA Special Activities Division during the time skip after part 1.]]
* TookALevelInBadass: Even though he is still pretty much Rinka's sidekick, part 2 shows that he is now a much more competent melee and gun fighter upon his return to Tokyo after going missing with Rinka one year prior.[[spoiler: Thanks to the aforementioned TrainingFromHell with the CIA .]]

!'''Rindo Urushiba'''
->Voiced by: Creator/TetsuInada

A retired cop and Rinka's dad, he's an OverprotectiveDad who gained the a form of [[MindOverMatter Telekinesis]].
* AdultFear: [[spoiler: He watched his daughter technically ''die'' after a brutal beating and could do nothing.]]
* TheBigGuy
* BlankWhiteEyes: For no discernable reason.
* GoodScarsEvilScars
* HeroicBuild
* MindOverMatter: Can attract anything towards himself.
* OverprotectiveDad
* PapaWolf
* PsychicPowers: Telekinesis.
* RetiredBadass: Used to be a cop, before he was fired for trying to root out corruption.
* ShoutOut: To ''[[{{ComicBook/XMen}} Wolverine]]'' and ''[[{{Anime/GaReiZero}} Iwahata]]''

!'''Black Fist (Real Name: Kokui Kobushi)'''
->Voiced by: Creator/MaiAizawa

A PhantomThief with the ability of Invisibility and a skilled [[GoodOldFisticuffs Boxer]].
* AbsoluteCleavage: In her SpyCatsuit.
* ActionGirl
* CombatPragmatist: Despite the fact that she likes fair fights. She still fights fair, but she likes using as many resources at her disposal as she can.
* GoodOldFisticuffs: A champion boxer strong enough to punch her way out of a steel cage.
* HighHeelFaceTurn: Due to Rinka's ''father''.
* IneffectualLoner: Though she's starting to think of the others as family.
* {{Invisibility}}
* IWasJustPassingThrough: Her reasoning for helping them is first to steal the mysterious stone, then to get stronger than Rinka, and finally to settle the score with her sister.
* KiAttacks: Gets these after a long period of absence when she was training.
* [[LikesOlderWomen Likes Older Men]]: Likes Rinka's dad, her "prince."
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: It's actually a title in her family that she strives for, as the best thief.
* ParentalAbandonment: Never knew her parents, only her grandmother.
* PhantomThief: The real phantom thief.
* TheRival: To Rinka.
* TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty: She tries to avert this as often as possible and doesn't like when others do it to her. However, she also manages to be a CombatPragmatist at the same time.
* SpyCatsuit
* SweetTooth: Almost always has some kind of candy in her mouth.

!'''Murasaki Edoyama '''
->Voiced by: Azusa Tadokoro

The daughter of a Yakuza boss, she gained [[PsychicPowers Psychometry]] from a glowing fish.
* BadassAdorable
* DaddysGirl
* LethalHarmlessPowers: Psychometry, the ability to see an object's past by touching it. Cool and useful, but definitely not dangerous. But if you manage to find a master martial artist's nunchuks...
* {{Meganekko}}
* PostVictoryCollapse: Happens to her every time she fights because she has very little physical stamina.
* TheRunaway: Because she doesn't want to be involved with the Yakuza anymore.
* TheSmartGuy
* TookALevelInBadass
* WeakButSkilled: Has no physical strength or stamina, being an elementary schooler, but once she picks up a weapon she gains all the knowledge and skills of its previous owners.
* [[MafiaPrincess Yakuza Princess]]

!'''Ayumu Oozora'''
->Voiced by: Creator/MegumiOgata

A son of one of the most outspoken people against Espers and everything they stand for. He has the power of Precognition, but he can only see two seconds into the future. He is also a student of Master Yoda called in to train with the others. He is a middle school student with aspirations to be a member of Congress, like his mother.
* BerserkButton: It's not an afro, it's a perm!
* FollowInMyFootsteps: His mother wants him to do this.
* FunnyAfro: Though don't call it that [[BerserkButton in front of him]].
* {{Jerkass}}: At first.
** TookALevelInKindness: After bonding with Murasaki and the others, and working together with them to stop the Professor.
* LightningBruiser: He's fast by himself, but he seems even faster because of his ability to see all attacks two seconds in advance. However, when he thinks too much about the possible futures in battle, he slows down.
* ParentalObliviousness: His mother is completely oblivious to his powers at first... then he has to save her from another ESPer with his own powers.
* SixthRanger
* WellDoneSonGuy

!'''Master Yoda'''
->Voiced by: Creator/KazuhikoInoue

A [[OldMaster Martial Arts Master]] who trained much of the Tokyo Police Force, including Rinka's father. He is constantly dressed in a panda suit and is an Esper himself, with the power of clairvoyance. Yes, he is named after ''[[StarWars that]]'' Master Yoda.
* BadassGrandpa
* BattleAura: Has quite the frightening one.
* DirtyOldMan
* [[spoiler: HandicappedBadass]]: [[spoiler: After getting hit with a tranquilizer, he is bound to a wheelchair for a while]].
* LightningBruiser
* MiniatureSeniorCitizens
* OldMaster
* PandaingToTheAudience
* ShoutOut: Named after Yoda from StarWars, and even resembles him outside of the panda costume!

->Voiced by: Kaoru Mizuhara

A Flying Penguin who is known as the "Collector." He can devour ESP by eating the glowing fish.
* EverythingsBetterWithPenguins
* {{Flight}}
* PowerNullifier: His right fin transforms into an ESP eating shark-thing.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: "Peggy," "Peggi," "Pegi," and "Pengy," among others.
* TeamPet


A pelican that Azuma meets when he is left on the deserted island. It helps him escape. It can communicate to him because it gained powers of {{Telepathy}} from the light fish. He later joins the heroes in their crime fighting.
* [[spoiler: BigDamnHeroes]]: [[spoiler: With Azuma, he manages to save Rinka and Black Fist from the Professor]].
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: See PhlebotinumOverload below.
* EleventhHourRanger
* NonIndicativeName: Azuma names him "Parrot" even though he's a pelican; [[FridgeBrilliance likely due to the fact that he can communicate]].
* PhlebotinumOverload: He [[spoiler: manages to dispel ''The Professor's'' illusions by using his telepathy and overloading him]].
* TeamPet: Becomes this along with Peggy.
* {{Telepathy}}
* WhatIsLove: He wants to experience the feeling that only beings with a "higher level of intellect," such as humans, can have. [[spoiler: Such as what Azuma feels for Rinka]].


[[folder: Heroes (Part 2)]]

!'''Ren Jomaku'''
TheHero of Part 2, taking place over a year after the events of Part 1. She is a first-year high school student who gets caught up in an ESPer terrorist attack at her school. Ren herself is an esper, however, and gained her powers [[spoiler: after the Professor's successful plan to release the light fish all over Tokyo]].
* AnIcePerson
* {{Badass}}: Despite being more reluctant to fight, she definitely can when pushed into a corner.
* BullyHunter: Her powers were discovered and her life changed when she used them to stop a bully.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: She squeezes her "milk box" too hard when she's thinking about her new crush, getting it all over her.
* {{Foil}}: To Rinka: Dark-eyed, dark-haired [[GlassesGirl glasses-wearing]] OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent (comparatively) who can freeze everyone else in place to Rinka's PerpetualPoverty nearly-HeroicAlbino ActionGirl who can pass through solid matter.
* TheHero: Of Part 2.
* LovableCoward: Unlike Rinka, she absolutely does ''not'' want to get involved with what's going on at her school and wants some normalcy in her life again.
* LoveAtFirstSight: To Zeusu.
* LuminescentBlush
* MeetCute: With Zeusu.
* {{Meganekko}}
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Freezes Master Yoda upon sight because she thought he was an alien, keeping him from helping her and Zeusu fight off the other esper delinquents.
* TheNicknamer: Immediately names Zeusu "Juice-kun" once she finds out his name.
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: Or as ordinary as a girl can be in a city where [[spoiler: 20% of the Kanto region has esper powers]]. She also goes to a school for ESPers.
* PowerIncontinence: Loses control of her powers occasionally, causing her to freeze herself in awkward situations. [[spoiler: It completely goes berserk in moments of great stress, releasing an amount of power never seen in the series before]].
* [[spoiler: PowerNullifier]]: [[spoiler: Somehow, she also has the same ability to remove powers as Peggy]].
* TimeStandsStill: Within the sphere of her power she freezes even time.

!''Zeusu Tetsuya''
The main male protagonist of Part 2. He goes to school with Ren and fights the esper terrorists alongside her. He has the ability to change the state of any physical object.
* {{Bishonen}}
* TheLancer: To Ren.
* MeetCute: With Ren, when he uses his powers to get her skirt out of the subway door.
* TheStoic


[[folder: Villains (Part 1)]]
!'''The Professor'''
->Voiced by: Creator/YoshihisaKawahara

Azuma Kyoutarou's adoptive and Minami's father, he is leading the group that is letting the glowing fish roam free.
* [[spoiler: TheBadGuyWins]]: [[spoiler: Despite everything Rinka and the others did to stop him, he still succeeded in his plan of releasing thousands of light fish, giving a huge amount of [[{{Muggle}} Muggles]] ESP. He is still killed by those two mysterious entities, but his plan succeeded]].
* BigBad: [[spoiler: Of Part 1, anyway]].
** [[spoiler: ArcVillain]]
* {{Bishonen}}: While under the cover of an illusion.
* TheBeastmaster: He likes creating illusionary beasts to help fight, such as dragons and other mythological creatures.
* TheChessmaster
* CulturedBadass
* HopeSpot: Lets the heroes gain popularity and inspire hope, before crushing it to fan anti-esper sentiment.
* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: His belief.
* KatanasAreJustBetter
* ScarsAreForever: Has a really really nasty burn on the left side of his face, normally hidden behind an illusion.
* [[spoiler: TheLostLenore]]: [[spoiler: The loss of his wife is one of the contributing factors to the way he is today]].
** FreudianExcuse
* MakeAnExampleOfThem: Orders this to Rinka and Azuma, and he meant it.
* ManipulativeBastard
* MasterOfIllusion
* MesACrowd: One of his favored fighting tactics, made with his illusions.
* SocialDarwinist
* SmugSuper

->Voiced by: Creator/SachikaMisawa

Azuma's adoptive sister who follows the professor, she's also a {{Teleporter|sAndTransporters}}.
* ActionGirl
* [[spoiler: AttemptedRape]]: [[spoiler: Led to her using her powers for the first time in front of another person and also her first kill of her would-be rapists]].
* BewareTheQuietOnes
* CombatPragmatist: She took out Peggy before even trying to fight the heroes with a tranquilizer needle.
* CurbstompBattle: Against Rinka.
* DarkActionGirl
* TheDragon: To the Professor.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: [[spoiler: Azuma is pretty much the only person she won't kill.]]
* HannibalLecture: To Rinka. While beating her at her own game.
* KatanasAreJustBetter
** DualWielding
* KickChick
* MurderTheHypotenuse: Given her "attack on sight" attitude towards Rinka and feelings for Azuma.
* SugarAndIcePersonality: Prior to her disappearance two years ago.
* TheRival: To Rinka.

!'''Black Fist (Real Name: Kuroi Kozuki)'''
->Voiced by: Creator/HiromiKonno

Kokui Kobushi, the other Black Fist's, younger sister. She has [[TeleportersAndTransporters a teleportation]] ability as well, but she can only teleport other people and things, not herself, just by touching them. She desires the title of "Black Fist" in the Kobushi family, and to do that she must steal something valuable enough to please their grandmother. As such, she joins the Professor for her own reasons.
* AbsoluteCleavage: In her SpyCatsuit.
* HairDecorations: Wears a floral headband.
** FlowerInHerHair
* TheDarkChick
* TheRival: To her sister.
* TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty: Uses her teleportation abilities like this, to teleport random things such as shields, guns, and a ''moai head'' into her battles.
* SpyCatsuit: Just like her sister.

!'''Lin Linquian'''

One of the ESPers that the Professor recruits. She first appears to attack Rinka and the others at school. She has the ability to make a "long range spirit punch," i.e., she has repulsion powers as opposed to Ken's attraction powers.
* BlackEyesOfEvil
* ChineseGirl
** {{Qipao}}
* InUniverseNickname: "The Evil Ghost of the Woods."
* KiAttacks
* MindOverMatter: Her powers of repulsion.
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: With Minami and the other subordinate, she delivers one of these to Rinka in their first meeting, [[spoiler: resulting in her temporary death]].
* TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty: Likes to make attacks directed at the eyes.
** GoForTheEye

!'''Unnamed Subordinate'''
Another ESPer that the Professor recruits. Like Lin, she first appears to attack Rinka and the others at school. By locking eyes with someone, her ability allows her to [[PeoplePuppets take control of their bodies]].
* AmbiguouslyBrown: Except in her first appearance.
* {{BFG}}: Also wields one of these.
** SmallGirlBigGun
* DarkSkinnedBlonde
* HeroKiller: She is basically the one who [[spoiler: kills Rinka with her PeoplePuppets]].
* NiceHat
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: With Minami and Lin, she delivers one of these to Rinka in their first meeting, [[spoiler: resulting in Rinka's temporary death]].
* NoNameGiven
* PeoplePuppets: Her power.
** MarionetteMaster

!'''Unnamed Subordinate'''
Another esper that the Professor recruits. He has powers of [[MindOverMatter telekinesis]] and he is the one to [[spoiler: lift the Diet building into the air]].
* TheBrute
* KiAttacks: He is said to be a master of "Chi-Fu" by Master Yoda. He even claimed to train Minami and the others to fight over the years.
* MadeOfIron: ''Gunshots'' do nothing to him due to his chi abilities.
* MaskPower: He wears a samurai mask.
* MindOverMatter
* NoNameGiven
* OneHitKO: He [[spoiler: is on the receiving end of one by Black Fist]].
** ClothingDamage: [[spoiler: And it renders him completely naked]].
* ShirtlessScene
* TheStoic

!'''Unnamed Subordinate'''
Another esper working for the Professor. He has the power to sense other ESPers and uses chains with daggers on the end for combat.
* CurbStompBattle: He [[spoiler: is on the receiving end of one by Ayumu and Murasaki]].
* EvilGenius
* MaskPower: Dresses similarly to the other subordinate, similarly to a samurai or a {{Ninja}}. In fact, he has a whole ninja theme going for him.
* NoNameGiven


[[folder: Villains (Part 2 and others)]]
!'''Unnamed Siblings'''
A brother and sister pair who [[spoiler: team up to kill the Professor]] for currently unknown reasons.
* [[AGodAmI The Gods Are We]]: They're (under)dressed like celestial beings similar to [[ Asuras]] or [[ Devas]] and perform the DeusExMachina that ends Part 1.
* ColdSniper: The sister.
* CreepyTwins
* FlyingBrick: The brother.
* [[MsFanService Mr. & Ms. Fanservice]]
* [[NoNameGiven No Names Given]]
* SiblingTeam
* WalkingShirtlessScene

!'''The ESP Liberation Front'''
A sinister group of [=ESPers=] who want to dominate the ESP Zone in Part 2.
* [[BadassInANiceSuit Dressed To Kill]]: They've killed 200 people including politicians and police officers, wear sharp suits...
* [[AGodAmI The Gods Are We]]/MaskPower: ...and over-sized masks from various mythologies (one of them is a ''totem pole'').
* NebulousEvilOrganization / StandardEvilOrganizationSquad

The ESP Liberation Front's hitman. Wears a mask of [[ Anubis]], the Egyptian god of death.
* KnifeNut combined with SuperSpeed = bad news
* ShoutOut: {{Youkai}}: Dog mask aside, his high-speed knife attacks are similar to a [[ kama-itachi (sickle weasel)]].
* [[YouHaveFailedMe You Have Failed Us]]: Murders [[spoiler: the group of [=ESPer=] high-schoolers they paid to riot at the ESP academy after they failed to cause any damage, got their powers taken away, were caught by the authorities, and were about to snitch on the the organization]].

[[folder: Other Characters]]

->Voiced by: Creator/JojiNakata

Murasaki's father, the Yakuza boss.
* {{Expy}}: He looks so much like Leonidas from ''300'' that he's basically a ShoutOut.
* OverprotectiveDad
* PapaWolf
* {{Yakuza}}: The boss of the Yakuza, no less.

!'''Rei Oozora'''
->Voiced by: Creator/FuyukaOoura

Ayumu's mother and a member of the Diet, the Japanese Congress. She hates ESPers.
* FantasticRacism
* {{Gonk}}
* HeelFaceTurn: Despite hating ESPers, she eventually turns around and tries to help them.
* MamaDidntRaiseNoCriminal: Since she views all ESPers as criminals, this is the inevitable result of finding out her son is one of them.
* {{Muggle}}
* ParentalObliviousness: At first.

->Voiced by: Yoshito Yasuhara

The head of the police force who used to work with Ken, Rinka's father.
* BadassNormal: He, along with the other cops, also received martial arts training from Master Yoda.
* FunnyAfro
* {{Gonk}}
* GoodCopBadCop: The Good Cop to Torada's Bad Cop, though the two never meet.
* MugglePower: Represents that even [[{{Muggle}} Muggles]] can be {{Badass}} since he helps Rinka [[spoiler: storm the Diet building with basically a full SWAT team]].
* SupportingLeader: Helps [[spoiler: storm the Diet building with Rinka and several other cops in full riot gear]].

Head of the Esper Taskforce.
* CombatPragmatist: Due to his use of tranquilizers.
* FantasticRacism
* GoodCopBadCop: The Bad Cop to Nabeshima's Good Cop.
* RabidCop

An ESPer that fought Rinka at the beginning of the series, who worked under the Professor. She encounters him again later at [[spoiler: The ESPer Detention Agency's Underground Facility]].
* BroughtDownToNormal: He is one of the first victims of Peggy's power.
* DelinquentHair: The top of his head is [[MulticoloredHair dyed]].
* EasilyForgiven: He killed multiple innocent people and burned down Rinka's house, and she still helps him and they eventually fight alongside each other.
* HotBlooded
* HumblePie
* {{Jerkass}}: At first, until he is constantly beat up by the other inmates. He comes around after Rinka saves him.
* PlayingWithFire
** KillItWithFire
** PyroManiac
* TakingTheBullet: Takes Lin's 100-Pace Spirit Punch for Rinka.
** MakesUsEven: He does this after Rinka saves him from the other [[{{Delinquent}} Delinquents]] in the boxing ring.

!'''Mr. Pompadour'''
A {{Delinquent}} at the [[spoiler: Underground Detention Facility]]. He is also an ESPer and a professional boxer, and has the ability to make force fields.
* BarrierWarrior
* {{Delinquent}}
** DelinquentHair: Has a pompadour.
* {{Jerkass}}: At first.
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* NoNameGiven