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.Currently under construction.
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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 discovered that she possesses an Alice, he had her enrol in the academy, where she discovers many truths about herself, her parents and the dark secrets of the Alice Academy.
- All of the Other Reindeer: Mikan was enrolled in the academy with no knowledge of what her Alice is (or even what Alices are), and blundered her first day so badly that Jinno declared her a "no-star". This causes her classmate to mock her relentlessly about her apparent uselessness.
- Anti-Magic: Her Alice. One of them
- Brought Down to Normal: Her Alice is the type that drains from usage, and she uses the last of it to try and save Natsume's life.
- Butt Monkey: She gets this early in the series. She gets better as it progressed.
- Childhood Marriage Promise: With Natsume
- Chronic Hero Syndrome
- Cloud Cuckoo Lander
- Cool Big Sis: Becomes one for Youichi.
- Curtains Match the Window
- Deceased Parents Are the Best
- Determinator: Boy, is this girl ever.
- First Kiss: With Natsume, although it was accidental.
- Genki Girl
- Girlish Pigtails
- Lamarck Was Right: She got both of her Alices from her parents.
- Laser-Guided Amnesia: She's forced to forget her time at Alice Academy, when her powers fade
- Love Triangle: With Luca/Ruka and Natsume.
- Mega Manning
- Parental Abandonment: Her father was accidentally killed by Persona and her mother unwillingly left her in order to avoid the academy police.
- Raised by Grandparents: Lives with her grandfather her whole life, and doesn't know who her parents are. Though he isn't her real grandfather.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: Is the naive, chronically in trouble Red to Hotaru's Blue
- Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Hotaru. Less platonic on Hotaru's side
- Vitriolic Best Buds: Type 1 With Hotaru and type 2 with Natsume and overlaps with Belligerent Sexual Tension
Voiced by: Rie KugimiyaHotaru is Mikan's best friend, who left for Alice Academy at the beginning of the series, and was the reason for Mikan's eventual enrolment in the academy. She possesses the Invention Alice, which grants her the ability to build robots and other useful devices, and is a three-star student in her class.
- Aww, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: She can be rather cold and apathetic toward Mikan, but her main motivation for doing well in Alice in the first place was to be able to visit Mikan again.
- Big Damn Kiss: Kisses Mikan after pushing her away so she can find her mother
- Boke and Tsukkomi Routine: Her Anti-Baka weapons.
- Child Prodigy: Is inventing robots and spy cams and weapons at the age of 10. Even among Academy students, she's noted to be exceptional.
- Defrosting Ice Queen: Gets better and warmer over the course of the series though everyone notes she's nicest when Mikan's around
- Emotionless Girl
- Gadgeteer Genius: Her Alice.
- I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: It's the reason why she sacrifices herself to save Natsume.
- Little Miss Snarker
- Money Fetish
- Not So Stoic: Chapter 122. Hoo boy, it is a sight to behold.
- The Not-Love Interest: Serves as this to Mikan. Besides the Romantic Two-Girl Friendship aspects, Hotaru often serves as Mikan's motivation to act. It's her transfer to Alice Academy that causes Mikan to follow her, Hotaru's memory is what brings back most of Mikan's memories and she abandons a normal life to search for Hotaru.
- Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Mikan. Less Platonic on Hotaru's side
- Sugar and Ice Personality: Especially with Mikan who brings out her caring side.
- Tsundere: Will gladly whack Mikan over the head with objects, acts annoyed around her and calls her baka all the time. However, it's noted that the first time she ever smiled in Alice Academy was when Mikan showed up.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: Type 1 With Mikan though she genuinely cares for her.
- Wise Beyond Their Years: Is generally smarter, more practical and more mature than most academy students.
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 class" Alice, he possesses the ability to wield fire, and is often sent by the Academy for various missions.
- Back from the Dead: Thanks to Hotaru and Subaru.
- Betty and Veronica: The Veronica to Ruka's Betty for Mikan, being the aloof and distant bad boy.
- Blood from the Mouth: A common symptom for those who has the Limitless Alice type
- Cast from Hit Points: His Alice is rumored to be this type. And it is.
- Childhood Marriage Promise: With Mikan.
- Class Representative: As the lone special star, he's the branch rep for all of the students younger than the middle school students. This is why he brought a kindergarten student to class.
- Cool Big Bro: To Youichi.
- Doomed Hometown
- First Guy Wins: He's the first male student whom Mikan encounters in the Academy, and eventually ends up with her.
- Hero with Bad Publicity: At first.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Ruka
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold
- Love Triangle: With Ruka over Mikan.
- Perpetual Frowner: Blame his past for this.
- Playing with Fire: His Alice conjures and controls fire.
- Spell My Name with an "S": Some fans spell his last name 'Hyuga.'
- The Stoic: His common demeanor.
- Troubled, but Cute: He's one of the more popular guys in his class, having a horde of fangirls, but mostly keeps to himself due to his dangerous Alice.
- When She Smiles: Heck, Mikan even took a sideways glance to see it for herself.
Ruka/Luka NogiRuka 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 Alice, along with Hotaru and Yuu.
- Betty and Veronica: The Betty to Natsume's Veronica for Mikan, being the sweet and friendly guy.
- Doomed Hometown
- Friend to All Living Things: His Alice is animal pheromones, which means that animals are naturally attracted to him.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Natsume but it tends go in to Ho Yay territory.
- In-Series Nickname: Ruka-pyon
- I Want My Beloved to Be Happy
- Jerkass Façade: Initially behaves as callously as Natsume, but is actually a gentle boy putting up tough airs to support Natsume.
- Love Triangle: With Natsume over Mikan.
- Momma's Boy
Voiced by: Fuyuka Ōura (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.
- Class Representative
- In-Series Nickname: Iinchou/Prez
- I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Loyally sticks by Mikan's side.
- Master of Illusion: His Alice.
- No Respect Guy
Voiced by: Chiwa Saito (Japanese) and Candice Moore (English, Animax)One of Mikan's nastier classmate. Sumire is the president of the Natsume & Luka fanclub and frequently harasses Mikan for her apparent closeness to them.
- Alpha Bitch: Subverted. She's not known to be rich or popular for that matter, but she treats Mikan like dirt pre-Character Development.
- Fangirl: Towards Natsume and Ruka.
- Friendly Rivalry: With Mikan.
- In-Series Nickname: Permy
- Lovable Alpha Bitch: She becomes much friendlier towards Mikan in later volumes, though she still keeps her smug/arrogant air.
- Little Bit Beastly: When using her Alice, Sumire grows cat ears and whiskers.
- Super Senses: Her Alice enhances her hearing and smell.
Youichi HijiriOne of the younger students of the Academy, and is another member of the "Dangerous Ability" class for his Evil Spirit Manipulation Alice. He often clings to Natsume and shares his antagonistic attitude towards Mikan.
- In-Series Nickname: Yo-chan
- I See Dead People: His Alice is Evil Spirit Manipulation
- The Cameo: He first appeared in Portrait of M and N.
- Paper Talisman: He makes them, but they don't do squat.
- Rapid Aging: After accidentally eating it, the side effects of Gulliver Candy cause Yo-chan to randomly turn 12 years old at times.
Kokoroyomi/Mind ReaderAnother one of Mikan's class mates whose Alice is Mind Reading.
- Ascended Extra
- Precocious Crush: On Misaki-senpai.
- No Name Given: He's simply called "Mind Reader", and his real name is not revealed.
- The Stoic: He used to be one until Permy snapped at him.
- Telepathy: His Alice
- Those Two Guys: With Kitsuneme.
- Ascended Extra
- Flight: His Alice.
- Only Known by Their Nickname
- Precocious Crush: On Misaki-senpai.
- Those Two Guys: With Kokoroyomi.
- Blue Blood: According to her profile, she comes from a rich family.
- Precocious Crush: On Misaki-sensei.
- Super Intelligence: She has the Alice of Chemistry.
- Those Two Girls: With Anna.
- Feminine Women Can Cook: She has the Alice of Cooking.
- Lethal Chef: How some of her dishes turn out.
- Precocious Crush: On Misaki-sensei.
- Those Two Girls: With Nonoko.
Tsubasa AndouTsubasa is a Middle School student, and one of Mikan's friends from the Special Ability class. His powers is Shadow Manipulation.
- Big Brother Mentor
- Butt Monkey: He has kids bullying him that are four to eleven years younger than him.
- Curse: The star-shaped mark under his eye as punishment for his misbehavior, called the "Mark of Obedience".
- Dark Is Not Evil: His Alice.
- Dogged Nice Guy
- Like an Old Married Couple: Even before they got together, he and Misaki always partner up for the annual festival dance. Their friends remark that their dynamics is like a husband and wife.
- Nice Hat: he's got a few.
Misaki HaradaAnother 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.
- Cool Big Sis
- Curtains Match the Window
- Doppelgänger: Her Alice
- He Is Not My Boyfriend: Her reaction to anyone who calls her and Tsubasa a couple until they get a Relationship Upgrade.
- Fiery Redhead: In the manga at least.
- Like an Old Married Couple: Her and Tsubasa.
- Spirited Young Lady
- Victorious Childhood Friend: Again with Tsubasa.
Nobara IbaragiA middle school student and a member of the Dangerous Ability class, Nobara is known as the "Ice Princess" for her Alice.
- Babies Ever After: Marries Persona after the timeskip and had a child together with him.
- Because You Were Nice to Me: The reason she's willing to go through hell for Mikan.
- Happily Married: To Persona after the timeskip.
- An Ice Person
- Ill Girl: Becomes one after taking a strong hit of Persona's Alice while saving Mikan.
- Living Emotional Crutch
- Morality Pet: She's one for Persona.
- Parental Abandonment
- Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Mikan
- Smurfette Principle: The only known female member of the Dangerous Ability class.
- Split Personality: She was given an emotionless personality so she could do her missions.
- Undying Loyalty: To Persona, most of the time.
Hayate MatsudairaA member of the Dangerous Ability class who controls the wind. He's Tsubasa's classmate.
- Blow You Away
- Otaku: What people accuse him of being.
- Stalker with a Crush: He's got a big one for Hotaru, simply because she looks like a character from a game.
- Undying Loyalty: Because of said crush, he'll do anything for her.
- Chick Magnet: He has a fanclub.
- Bishōnen: He's very pretty.
- Ill Boy
- Living Toys: His Alice lets him make any doll he's made come to life.
- Hair of Gold
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 enrolment in the Alice Academy. He possesses a pheromone Alice and also teaches Japanese.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer
- Camp Straight: Despite being very effeminate, his only love is Yuka.
- Dude Looks Like a Lady: Mikan mistook him for a woman, at first.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Misaki.
- Jerkass: He used to be this until Yuka got to him.
- Friend to All Children: It came straight from the student body's mouth.
- Say It with Hearts
- The Bully: He used to bully Misaki when they were students.
JinnoThe 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.
- I Was Quite The Looker: In one of Narumi's flashbacks, he was shown without the wrinkles on his face.
- Sadist Teacher
- Shock and Awe: His Alice.
- Sore Loser: Anyone who gets stuck on his team during the sports festival is in danger of facing his wrath if they lose.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: With Mikan's father, Izumi.
MisakiThe Elementary Division's science teacher, as well as the supervisor of the Technical Ability class. His Alice is "Plant creation".
- Butt Monkey: Is often picked on by Narumi during their school years. And even during their adult years.
- Chick Magnet: To his demise, he has a lot of fangirls in the Technical Class.
- Green Thumb: His Alice.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Narumi.
NodaThe 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
- 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.
PersonaThe 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. His real name is Rei Serio.
- Anti-Villain: He is an antagonist for most of the series, but only because the Elementary School Principal is manipulating his vulnerabilities.
- Dark and Troubled Past: His childhood is a very harsh string of Trauma Conga Line. He was abandoned since birth by his parents due to his Alice, and was taken in by the Academy. But his powers is too dangerous even for the school to handle, so he's locked up in a dungeon. The only person who was nice to him was Izumi, whose Nullification Alice makes 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. The boy's confusion when he realized that his power had killed the only person who had cared about him pretty much broke his mind.
- Make Them Rot: His "Mark of Death" Alice causes anything he touch to rot to death.
- 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 YukiharaThe 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
- Older Than They Look: Due to his Longetivity Alice, he has a very young appearance, despite being about 50 during his first appearance.
HimemiyaThe Principal of the Middle School division, who is also known as the goddess protector for her Barrier alice. 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.
- 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 is Kazumi and Shiki.
- Kimono Is Traditional: One of the oldest characters in the series, and dresses in Kimono.
- 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.