Characters / Alice Academy
aka: Gakuen Alice

The character sheet for the manga/anime series Alice Academy and the tropes they embody. Be warned that there will be SPOILERS ahead for the entire series.
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    Main Characters 

Mikan Sakura

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Voiced by: Kana Ueda (Japanese) and Andrea Kwan (English, Animax)
The Protagonist of the series, Mikan came all the way from her secluded hometown to Tokyo in order to meet her best friend, Hotaru, in the titular academy. After Narumi discovers that she possesses an Alice, she is enrolled into the academy. While attending, Mikan discovers many truths about herself, her parents, and the dark secrets of the Alice Academy. She has the Nullification Alice and is assigned to the Special ability class.

Hotaru Imai

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Voiced by: Rie Kugimiya
Hotaru is Mikan's best friend, who left for Alice Academy at the beginning of the series, and was the reason for Mikan's eventual enrollment in the academy. She possesses the Invention Alice, which grants her the ability to build robots and other useful devices. She is in the Technical ability class and is a three-star student.

Natsume Hyuuga

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Voiced by: Romi Park (Japanese) and Candice Moore (English, Animax)
One of Mikan's classmates whom she met during her visit to the Academy. After insulting her during that first meeting, she immediately declares him as her enemy. A member of the Dangerous ability class, he possesses the Alice of Fire and is often sent by the Academy for various missions.

Ruka/Luka Nogi

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Ruka is Natsume's best friend who at first treats Mikan and her associates with disdain (especially due to the latter's antagonism with Natsume). He eventually warms up to the rest of his class and develops a crush on Mikan. Ruka is also a three-star student in the Somatic ability class and possesses the Animal Pheromone Alice.

     Elementary Division Students 

Yuu Tobita

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Voiced by: Fuyuka Oura (Japanese) and Sarah Hauser (English, Animax)
The class president of Mikan's class who possesses an Alice of Illusions. He is one of Mikan's first friends in the Academy, being one of the few who didn't participate in bullying her during her induction to the class. He is in the Latent ability class.

Sumire Shouda

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Voiced by: Chiwa Saito (Japanese) and Candice Moore (English, Animax)
One of Mikan's nastier classmates. Sumire is the president of the Natsume & Luka fanclub and frequently harasses Mikan for her apparent closeness to them. She has a Sense Enhancing Alice that gives her animalistic features and is in the Somatic ability class.

Youichi Hijiri

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One of the younger students of the Academy. He is a member of the Dangerous ability class for his Evil Spirit Manipulation Alice. He often clings to Natsume and shares his antagonistic attitude towards Mikan.

Kokoroyomi/Mind Reader

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Kokoroyomi in the right, Kitsuneme in the left.
Another one of Mikan's classmates whose Alice is Mind Reading. He is in the Latent class and is always smiling.

Kitsuneme/Fox Eye

Another one of Mikan's classmates whose Alice is flight. He is in the Latent class with Kokoroyomi and Yuu.

Nonoko Ogasawara

Mikan's classmate who is one of the first of the Alice students to befriend her along with Anna. She has the Alice of Chemistry and is in the Technical ability class.

Anna Umenomiya

Mikan's classmate who is one of the first of the Alice students to befriend her along with Nonoko. She has the Alice of Cooking and is in the Technical ability class.

     Junior High Division Students 

Tsubasa Andou

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Tsubasa is a junior high division student, and one of Mikan's friends from the Special Ability class. He has the Alice of Shadow Manipulation.

Misaki Harada

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Another prominent member of the Special Ability class, Misaki is Tsubasa's good friend and often hangs out with him. Her Alice is creating Doppelgangers of herself.

Nobara Ibaragi

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A junior high division student and a member of the Dangerous Ability class, Nobara is possesses the Alice of Ice and is nicknamed "Ice Princess". She is close to Persona.

Hayate Matsudaira

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A member of the Dangerous Ability class who controls the wind. He is Tsubasa's classmate and develops an obsession for Hotaru.

Kaname Sono

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Tsubasa's best friend who is part of the Technical ability class but is usually out due to illness. He possesses an Alice that allows him to create living dolls and is the creator of Bear.

Yuri Miyazono

A popular junior high division student in the Somatic ability class who, much to her chagrin, has an Alice that attracts females. She has a hard time controlling her Alice, which is often used for comic relief.
  • Bifauxnen: She has a boyish appearance and is often given male clothes for dances. Despite this, she still wears the female school uniform.
  • Chick Magnet: Her Alice, despite claiming to be straight. She also has a fan club because of it.
  • Has a Type: She likes skinny guys and is a fan of Shuuichi Sakurano.
  • Meaningful Name: Her name, Yuri, is also the name of the genre involving girl-girl love.
  • Power Incontinence: Her pheromones leak out constantly.

Megane/Glasses Boy

A junior high division student who is also part of the Special ability class. He is usually seen hanging with Tsubasa and Misaki. He has the Alice of Possession.

     Senior Division Students 

Shuuichi Sakurano

The student council president of the Academy. He is best friends with Subaru and is secretly a spy for the HSP. He is in the Latent ability class and has three Alices: Teleportation, Telepathy, and Copying.
  • Animal Motif: As a child, his motif was a dog from the way he argued with Subaru and the way he sought affection from Yuka and Izumi.
  • Big Sister Worship: He adored Yuka so much, that he was punished for it when she escaped.
  • Child Prodigy: As a child due to having strong powers for his age and being a runner-up for the Honor Student award.
  • PowerCopying
  • Student Council President
  • Telepathy: His Alice.
  • Teleportation: His other Alice.
  • Those Two Guys: Shuichi and Subaru have always stuck to each other, even as kids.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: Any contact with his family was cut when he refused to believe Yuka was a traitor. When the Academy also threatened to harm his family if he tried anything else, he and Subaru vowed to forget their families to protect them.

Subaru Imai

The student council vice president of the Academy. He is Hotaru's estranged older brother and Shuichi's best friend, as well as a spy for the HSP. He has the Alices of Healing and Pain and is in the Latent ability class.
  • Agony Beam: His Alice that allows him to take any pain he's healed and pass it on to someone. Non lethally, of course.
  • Aloof Big Brother: Due to having the same personality as his sister, he comes off as this.
  • Animal Motif: As a child, it was a dog for the same reasons as Shuuichi.
  • Big Brother Instinct: It comes up when he thinks Hotaru is in danger.
  • Child Prodigy: Similar to Shuuichi, his powers were strong for his age. So strong in fact, that he was actually able to heal himself when Rei infected him with his Alice.
  • Healing Factor: His Alice.
  • Long-Lost Relative: To Hotaru and vice-versa.
  • Not So Different: He's pretty much a male Hotaru, much to her chagrin.
  • Stoic Spectacles
  • Those Two Guys: Shuichi and Subaru are almost always together.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: Just like Shuuichi, he was forbidden to contact his family and was threatened with their harm when he defended Yuka. Knowing he also had a little sister in danger, he warned his family with Shuuichi's telepathy and then vowed to forget them for their safety.

Akira Tonouchi

Mikan's senpai who is in the High School division and is also the representative of the Special Ability class. He has a reputation as a player and bickers with Tsubasa. He possesses the Alice of Amplification.

Hijiri Goshima

Shizune Yamanochi

A senior division student who is another member of the student council and in the Technical ability class. She is usually seen acting as Himemiya's assistant and has the Alice of Sound.

Rui Amane

A high school student who is in the Dangerous ability class. He enjoys fawning over younger guys and has the Curse Alice.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Besides his thing for younger guys, his appearance is also rather effeminate.
  • Agony Beam: His Alice, which appears as black smoke.
  • Cool Big Sis: He's described as a "big sister" for the dangerous ability class and even offers to be Nobara's female friend when she's unable to make one.
  • The Leader: Seen as one for the dangerous ability class.

Hajime Yakumo

A dangerous ability student who never speaks and is always seen covered in bandages. He has the Insect Pheromone Alice.

    Teachers 

Anju L. Narumi

Voiced by: Akira Ishida (Japanese) and Dave Bridges (English, Animax)
Narumi is the homeroom teacher for the Elementary Division Class B and is the one who arranged for Mikan's enrollment in the Alice Academy. He possesses a pheromone Alice and also teaches Japanese. He is a supervisor for the Somatic ability class.

Jinno

The Elementary Division's maths teacher. A very stern man who wields the Alice of electricity, and will not hesitate to use his powers on the students when they misbehave.

Misaki

The Elementary Division's science teacher, as well as the supervisor of the Technical Ability class. His Alice is "Plant creation".

Noda

The oft-absent supervisor of the Special Ability class who has the ability of Time Travel.
  • Affectionate Nickname: The Special Ability class affectionately calls him Nodacchi.
  • Butt Monkey: Whenever he returns from his prolonged absences, his students would greet him by beating him up.
  • Chekhov's Skill: His Time Travel skills are mostly used as an excuse for his absence and is treated as a joke. It is later used to help Mikan and her friends learn the truth of her mother, father, and the elementary school principal.
    • It's also used to save Natsume from dying.
  • Eyes Always Shut
  • Perpetual Smiler: He's always seen with a dumb smile on his expression.
  • Power Incotinence: Due to his inability to control his Alice, he is often taken through time warps at random, for indefinite periods of times, resulting to his frequent absence from the storyline.

Persona/Rei Serio

The supervisor of the Dangerous Ability class, and is the one who sends Natsume to his missions. His Alice is known as "Mark of Death", which decays and eventually kills everything he touches.
  • Anti-Villain: He is an antagonist for most of the series, but only because the Elementary School Principal is manipulating his vulnerabilities.
  • Babies Ever After: He has a daughter with Nobara after the time skip.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: The reason why he dotes on Nobara.She approached him as a toddler and gave him a flower covered in ice that prevented his Alice from killing it.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: His childhood is a very harsh string of Trauma Conga Line. He was abandoned at birth by his parents due to his Alice and was taken in by the Academy. But his powers were too dangerous even for the school to handle, so he was locked up in a room beneath the Hana Hime den. The only person who was nice to him was Izumi, whose Nullification Alice made him immune to Persona's Mark of Death. But then the ESP manipulated him into believing that Izumi was responsible for locking him up and when Persona confronted him about this, his outburst inflicted Izumi with a curse so strong that even his Nullification Alice could not handle it, thus killing him. Rei's confusion when he realized that his power had killed the only person who had cared about him broke his spirit.
  • Happily Married: With Nobara.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Persona defects from the ESP after Mikan uses her Alice to save Nobara from the effects of his Alice and accepts his apology for accidentally killing her father.
  • Make Them Rot: His "Mark of Death" Alice causes anything he touch to rot to death.
  • Teacher/Student Romance:Again with Nobara.
  • Parental Abandonment: Due to his Alice.
  • Power Incontinence: The reason why he needs all those Power Limiters is because he can't control them on his own, and his "curse" can accidentally kill anyone or anything that comes into contact with him and decays his own body.
  • Power Limiter: The rings and earring he wears are Alice-controlling devices. If any one of them breaks, his power will go out of control and consume him.

Kazumi Yukihira

The Principal of the High school division, who possesses the "Longetivity" Alice and the "Alice detection" power. He is the older brother of Izumi Yukihira, the former instructor of the Special Ability class.
  • Aloof Big Brother: Unlike his playful younger brother, Kazumi is very serious and intimidating — often beating up Izumi if he fools around too much.
  • Awesome, but Impractical: His Alice allows him to live forever, and is apparently a very rare power. But he has virtually no combat ability, and is pretty much defenceless against Alice attacks.
  • Cool Uncle
  • Long Lost Sibling: He and Izumi never knew of each other until the latter was in his late teens, and they only met in person once Izumi showed up at Alice Academy.
  • Older Than They Look: Due to his Longetivity Alice, he has a very young appearance despite being about 50 during his first appearance.
  • The Stoic: He typically doesn't show much emotion except for when he finds out his younger brother is dead.
  • Supernatural Sensitivity: His other Alice.

Himemiya

The Principal of the Middle School division who is also known as the goddess protector for her Barrier alice. She is often referred by the students as Hii-sama.
  • Barrier Maiden: She uses her Alice to create protective barriers around the Academy, thus her reputation as the school's goddess protector.
  • Covert Pervert: She drools over pretty girls and fantasizes about them.
  • Does Not Like Men: Famously detests men and would not allow males to enter her residence, the Hana Hime Den. The only men she doesn't mind are Kazumi and Shiki.
  • Kimono Is Traditional: One of the oldest characters in the series and dresses in kimonos.
  • Older Than They Look: She has Kazumi's Longetivity Alice inserted in her body, so she can have the appearance of a young maiden despite being in her 60s.

Kuonji

The Principal of the Elementary School division and the Big Bad of the entire series. Although he looks like a child, he is considered to be a suspicious person and students are warned to stay away from him. He has the Clone Alice.
  • And Now You Must Marry Me: He forced Yuka to become engaged to him in order to keep her and her Alice from leaving the Academy.
  • Big Bad: He is the reason for everything wrong with Alice Academy.
  • Forceful Kiss: On Yuka.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Luna, his most loyal follower who he had manipulated into turning against her only friend, kills him by stealing his soul.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Big time.
  • Older Than They Look: His body shrunk to that of a child when Yuka sought revenge for Izumi and stuck too many Alice stones in his body.
  • Sadist Teacher: He manipulates many of the students for his own gain. Notably Luna, Yuka (until she's saved by her friends), and Persona.
  • Self-Duplication: His Alice.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He doesn't give a crap about his students and is willing to send his men to take any of them down.

    Z 

Yuka Azumi

A member of the anti-Alice organization and the mother of Mikan. She was once a student at Alice Academy and possesses the Stealing Alice.
  • Chekhov's Gift: Kaoru gives Yuka a pendant with her Alice stone attached to it when she graduates. The Alice stone ends up revealing to Yuka that the ESP killed Izumi.
  • Cool Big Sis: To Shuuichi and Subaru, who she promised to protect from the ESP due to their powers.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: She gets mortally wounded while protecting Naru from a bomb that was set up by the ESP and dies next to her daughter.
  • Important Haircut: After years of keeping it long, Yuka cuts her hair when she decides to fight against the ESP and joins Z. Her hair goes back to its original style after Yuka reunites with Izumi in the afterlife.
  • May–December Romance: There was a twelve year age difference between her and Izumi.
  • Parental Abandonment: Her parents sold her to the academy when she was five years old and vowed to forget about her in favor of their two sons, who were Alice-less.She also does this to Mikan in order to keep her safe from the academy.
  • Power Parasite: Her Alice.
  • Precocious Crush: Towards Izumi at the age of ten. It only grows from there.
  • Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Kaoru. Her friendship with Luna was also this, but very one-sided on Luna's behalf.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Mikan got all of her looks from Yuka.
  • Student Teacher Romance: With Yukihira-sensei.
  • Teen Pregnancy: She becomes pregnant with Mikan at the age of 17.
  • We Used to Be Friends: With Luna, who became extremely jealous that the ESP began giving attention to Yuka instead of her.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Type 2 with Izumi before their Relationship Upgrade.

Shiki Masachika

A member of the anti-Alice organization who is fiercely loyal to Yuka. He is related to the Middle School Principal and also possesses the Barrier Alice.

Reo Mori

A famous idol and alumni of Alice Academy who is also part of the anti-Alice organization. He has a Voice Pheromone Alice.

     Other Characters 

Izumi Yukihira

A former teacher at Alice Academy and the father of Mikan. He was the younger brother of the High School Principal and had the Nullification Alice.
  • Butt Monkey: He's often picked on by Kazumi and Jinno. Much like his daughter.
  • 100% Adoration Rating: He was adored by everyone at the academy. Even Jinno liked him!
  • Anti-Magic: His Alice and the reason why he was never sent to Alice Academy, he unknowingly nullified any Alice detector.
  • Death by Sex: Immediately after having sex with Yuka (and impregnating her), the ESP lures Izumi to his office and tricks Rei into killing him.
  • Doting Parent: In omakes, he's shown to be very protective of Mikan and will try his hardest to get Natsume away from her.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold
  • Japanese Delinquents: He was once the leader of a motorcycle gang in his youth.
  • Long-Lost Relative: He and Kazumi never knew of each other until he was in his late teens, and they only met in person once he showed up at Alice Academy.
  • May–December Romance: There was a twelve year age gap between him and Yuka.
  • Parental Substitute: For Rei, who spent most of his life alone due to his dangerous Alice and could only be safely approached by someone who could nullify it. He was also the one who named him.
  • Posthumous Character: He's been dead for twelve years by the start of the series.
  • Student Teacher Romance: With his student, Yuka. His older brother accepts it but still beats him up.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Type B with Yuka for years before their Relationship Upgrade.

Luna Koizumi

A new student who joins Mikan's class, but is later revealed to be a spy for the ESP. While she puts up a facade of weakness, her true personality is unstable and she shows deep hatred of Mikan and Yuka. She has a Soul Sucking Alice.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: When she and Yuka were friends, she got very upset when people tried approaching Yuka. She also got very jealous when the ESP, who showered her with attention, began making eyes towards Yuka instead of her.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: She starts drinking heavily after Yuka apologizes to her before dying.
  • Ill Girl: She coughs up blood at times, which would suggest that her Alice drains her life.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: After feeling guilt for Yuka's death, Luna finally reaches her breaking point and kills the ESP by stealing all of his soul.
  • Kiss of the Vampire: Her Alice requires her to bite a person's neck in order to steal their soul.
  • Loners Are Freaks: As a student, Luna was ostracized by her peers due to her Alice.
  • Love Makes You Evil: Luna's love for the ESP is what causes her to side with him and harbor a hatred for Yuka, her only actual friend.
  • Older Than They Look: She is actually twenty nine years old, but takes Gulliver candy to disguise herself.
  • Parental Abandonment: Due to her dangerous Alice, Luna was abandoned at the academy as a child.
  • Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: A one-sided variation with Yuka.
  • We Used to Be Friends: With Yuka. Their friendship fell apart due to the ESP's target of affection changing and Yuka accidentally stealing Luna's Alice temporarily.
  • Would Hurt a Child: She attempts to choke Mikan with her bare hands and beats Natsume when he shows resistance.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: After killing the ESP, Luna confesses to the HSP that she is dying the same way that he was due to using the Gulliver candies too often.
  • Your Soul Is Mine: Her Alice.
    • MindControl: When she is in possession of someone's soul, she can control their bodies.

Aoi Hyuuga

Natsume's little sister who was held hostage by the Academy for two years and kept locked up in the basement of the Hanahime den. She at first has amnesia and blindness but recovers after being saved by Mikan, Natsume, and the others. She had the Alice of Fire, but used it up when she lost control.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Her Alice was the type that drained from usage.
  • I Have Your Sister: She is kept hostage by the Academy in order to keep Natsume under control.
  • In-Series Nickname: Persona called her "Yuki Aoi" in order to keep Natsume from finding her.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Aoi lost her memories for a while and thought that Persona was her older brother. She gets better when Natsume shows up to save her.
  • Playing with Fire: She used to be able to control fire.
  • The Pollyanna: She's much more approachable than her brother and smiles constantly to make up for Natsume's constant frowning.
  • Put on a Bus: After being rescued, Aoi reunites with her father and leaves the Academy due to being Alice-less. She comes back for the final chapter however.
  • Super Power Meltdown: When she accidentally absorbs an unstable Amplification Alice stone (that was set up by Persona), her Alice goes haywire and destroys the village she, Natsume, and Ruka lived in.
  • Temporary Blindness: She lost her vision after the incident and was taken to the Academy under the pretenses that they would cure her.

Kaoru Hyuuga (née Igarashi)

An Alice Academy alumni and the deceased mother of Natsume and Aoi. In her school days, she was Yuka's senpai and the two of them were good friends. She helped Yuka deliver Mikan after she ran away from the academy and was killed in a suspicious car accident at the age of 23. She had the Alice of Memory Manipulation.

Mr. Hyuuga

Kaoru's husband and the father of Natsume and Aoi. He has few appearances in the series but is shown to care for his family very deeply. He has the Alice of Fire, which passed on to his children.

Alternative Title(s): Gakuen Alice

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