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Voiced by:Yuuki Kaji (Japanese), Christopher Bevins (English)
A boy with the power of levitation amplified by intense emotions. Once shunned as a child due to his powers, he has since started wearing boots inlaid with pockets with which he can place weights so as to keep him aground every time. A chance encounter with Mikono, however, ultimately forces him to start embracing his powers.
All the Other Reindeer: Suffered a moderate one as a child when his levitation powers went off in the middle of a group of kids, hence the reason he wears pocketed boots with which he can place weights.
Butt Monkey: Got threatened by Cayenne with a beatdown twice, getting his ass sniped by Donar for floating around too much, and getting teased a lot by Zessica? The poor boy's got a tough life ahead. And that's not to mention frequent misunderstandings with Mikono.
Chick Magnet/Mr. Fanservice: Many a female classmate squeed at the sight of him baring his chest by tearing off his Vector suit in Episode 8 to increase his sensitivity to Jin's missiles and thus learn how to evade them more efficiently.
Screw Destiny: Does not believe that Kagura and Mikono are destined for each other because they are the reincarnations of Apollon and Sylvie, and that Mikono won't choose him because of this fact. It turns out that he's actually right: Kagura is his Enemy Without, created by Mykage when he abducted Alicia.
A girl hailing from a well-respected family of Element Users who is apparently born without any powers, causing her to become a withdrawn, shy girl who has to rely on her older brother Cayenne. After being saved by Amata, she ends up joining him at Neo DEAVA, whose higher-ups speculate that she may have the power to amplify the Aquarion. She also has a pet rabbit named Shu-Shu, who can hide in her hair like an accessory.
Abusive Parents: Her father is verbally abusive anyway, after he finds out that she's been enrolled in Neo DEAVA (18 episodes later, mind you), his response is basically, "What the heck is she doing with Cayenne? She's useless after all."
Clingy Jealous Girl: Not exactly clingy per se, but she usually gives Amata the cold shoulder whenever another girl makes him float.
Cowardly Lion: Showed shades of this in the first episode where she tries to persuade Amata into running away even though they were in the midst of a battle with lives on the line. Luckily this side of her disappears when she joins Neo DEAVA because she starts to gain more confidence in herself.
Green-Eyed Monster: She's jealous of Zessica for being able to make Amata float. But she'll probably get over it since he floats for just about everyone, including Yunoha, who's apparently but a little girl.
The Heart: Serves mostly as the emotional bond that keeps the Element Users, highly disparate personalities and all, together. In Episode 9, she finally convinces MIX to perform a cross-gender Union with Andy (and later Amata).
Heart Is an Awesome Power: Turns out her own power is to amplify emotional connections between the Elements. As the Aquarion draws its energy from bonds, she can indirectly increase its power, making her a valuable asset to Neo DEAVA.
I Just Want to Be Special: Initially, she comes off as rather antisocial and withdrawn out of envy of other girls, all of which are Element User. Even bringing up Cayenne became a bit of a Berserk Button for her. This changes after reuniting with Amata where she becomes more cheerful and even becomes friends with some of her classmates. When she finally discovers her powers she fully breaks out of her shell.
In-Series Nickname: Kagura calls her his "wench" or his "smelly wench." From Episode 11 onward, this changes to "Sylvie."
Oblivious to Love: In her past life from 24,000 years ago she was oblivious to Pollon's love for her which is why she wants to apologize to Kagura in the present.
Ojou: She hails from the well-respected Suzushiro family. Which is a bit of an Informed Attribute since she doesn't act like one nor does anyone ever treat her like one. Which is weirid since her relatives are famous element-users yet none of her element-user classmates acknowledge that fact. The only thing she's been acknowledged for is being the younger sister of Cayenne.
Stranger in a Strange School: Always feels out-of-place in Neo DEAVA, whereas Amata can at least fit in with his equally psychic classmates.
Super Empowering: Neo DEAVA's higher-ups speculate that her true power may be enhancing the Aquarion's combat abilities. Episode 9 reveals that she does so in an indirect way through amplifying her teammates' emotional bonds.
Sympathy for the Devil: For Kagura. She compares him to a stray dog and believes that he's just really lonely. These feelings are replaced with fear as he continues to grow more and more Yandere for her. But after Kagura kidnaps her in Episode 15, and she figures out that he actually means the opposite of what he says, she regains her sympathy for him.
Talking in Your Sleep: While unconscious in Episode 6, she mumbles about apologizing to Kagura; when she comes to her senses, she claims she can't remember and doesn't know why.
A girl with the power to release energy blasts from her hand. Showing no inhibition about cross-gender Unions (earning her MIX and Suomi's scolding), she also started taking interest in Amata, going so far as to tease him just to see him float around, much to Mikono's jealousy.
Chekhov's Gun: Her preference for Stripperiffic clothing becomes a key to defeating Jin's Radius Gnis for the third time. While being hit with missiles that destroy her, Amata's, and Mikono's Vector suits, Zessica realizes that the less clothing she has, the more sensitive she becomes to the missiles, allowing her to dodge them effortlessly. She starts tearing off more of her suit and encourages Amata and Mikono to do the same while she tears down Radius Gnis with Aquarion Spada.
Green-Eyed Monster: Gets depressed and jealous whenever she sees Amata and Mikono together, although she mostly keeps it to herself. As of Episode 12, these repressed feelings are starting to seep out, such as accidentally crushing a pole with her powers after she sees Amata fly for Mikono.
Love Hurts: It just so happens that every time Amata and Mikono have a moment together, she's always there to witness it.
Mind over Matter: Her telekinetic Impact-power (twists a light pole behind her in anger).
Misery Poker: Let's see, in a cast where there's characters who has gone through tough situations, like being abandoned by their parents as a child, killing their parents by accident because uncontrollable music-related powers, tortured since childhood, and so on. Zessica's excuse to go through a suicidal depression? Amata not returning her feelings. A bit of a clumsy writing, indeed. To be fair though, by the end of the series we know absolutely nothing about her history or family and it could be tragic for all we know.
The Spook: In an odd way. She's clear a good guy, but unlike everyone else we learn nothing about her the entire show. Not her past. Not her family. Nothing. Just vague hints that maybe she's someones reincarnation, and maybe something isn't quite right with her, and maybe her flirty cheerfulness is a cover for some pain of some kind, but those are just hints that are never clarified.
Thanks for the Mammary: Is at the receiving end of this from an Altair local in episode 19. Strangely it wasn't done out of perversion, but curiosity - the locals of Altair have not seen a living female in ages and thus don't know what breasts are.
Mikono's older brother and a Chick Magnet (though to a lesser extent than Shrade). His power is psychic vision through a red point of light emanating from his forehead (like a Third Eye of sorts), which allows him to become an excellent sniper. However, he is also haunted by visions of Mikono perishing through a chain of events apparently linked to the Aquarion, and thus he tries his best to keep Mikono safe, even if he has to demoralize her.
Dangerously Genre Savvy/Wrong Genre Savvy: He's an odd mix between these. Due to his visions of Mikono's death related to the Aquarion, he tries his best to keep her away from anything related to it—by having to lower her self-esteem a few notches. Then after having visions of a one-eyed monster, he quickly identifies Jin as a spy, except he almost got Yunoha caught in a crossfire because he tried to confront him about it.
I wouldn't say 'heterosexual' when they are paired together with the het couples in official art and he shows no interest in women. Also new opening edits in BR has Shrade's part of the first OP with him behind in a heart.
Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Can be downright mean at times to his own sister, but only because he doesn't want her, a Muggle Born of Mages, to risk her life fighting Abductors, at least not until she tells him that she's willing to get hurt alongside him.
Tsundere: A male Type A—frequently abrasive towards everybody (especially Amata), but occasionally shows a softer, protective side towards Mikono, and as a few episodes show, is also starting to defrost to Shrade.
Shipper on Deck: Supports Amata in his pursuit to dig a hole Mikono's heart.
Superpower Meltdown: After his rejection by Mix in the beach episode, he became unstable getting depressed thinking of her would cause him to tunnel immediately beneath himself whenever he thought about it. This went From Bad to Worse when he discovers Mix's fate due to the Curse of Eve.
Yank the Dog's Chain: In Episode 9, just when he finally has a chance to form a cross-gender Union (with MIX and Mikono), he ended up having to cover MIX from Dangerously Genre Savvymook fire, knocking him unconscious and being forced to switch out of the Vector-X for Amata. But hey, at least he felt the orgasmic ecstasy of a Union twice (in "spirit" for the second one, at least).
A strict, serious girl with absolutely no interest (and, in fact, outright disgust) for males, believing them inferior to females in terms of combat potential. She is especially disdainful of Andy and his womanizing habits; in fact, her power is the diametrical opposite of Andy's: creating enclosures and covering up any weak spots.
Gender Bender: As with Brainwashed and Crazy above, this has happened since episode 19, but isn't explained until 20. Mix is affected by the disease that "wiped out" Altair's women... by turning their bodies and minds into those of men. After being so afflicted, they brainwashed her and sent her out as an enemy pilot against Aquarion, calling herself Mixy now (As in a combo of Mix and XY). She gets better come Episode 26.
Cast from Lifespan: Crea theorizes that the Aquarion's tendency to evenly distribute the Elements' powers among each other could be too much for Shrade's weak body (despite his high energy pool) to handle, and could be possibly lethal. He actually survives his first active sortie, but has to be hospitalized and was given a warning by Crea that the next sortie could become his last.
Cry Cute/Tender Tears: The sight of her in tears is enough to make Jin start wavering over his original goal of personally capturing a "Rare Igura" worthy of becoming Altair's "Eve." Come Episode 13, she breaks down crying as Jin dies in front of her.
Go Through Me: Places herself between Jin and Cayenne, who was then armed with a stun gun, in order to protect the former when the latter confronted him about being a spy. The latter's gun fires at that precise moment, only for Jin to place himself in front of Yunoha and, by pure accident, block it with an energy shield.
Heroic BSOD: Jin's death nearly drove her into becoming a Death Seeker. She recovers once Jin's spirit and Mikono encourage her to live.
Invisibility: Her power. She has great misgivings about her powers, which make many think she's a ghost. Though it turns out to be pretty useful in their second fight against Jin's Radius Gnis, where she can turn the Aquarion invisible and thus impervious to damage, allowing Amata to finish it off with the "Subliminal Punch."
Secret Secret Keeper: In Episode 12, she discovers that Jin is The Mole thanks to Mykage's interference. Conflicted by his deceit and her growing friendship/relationship with him, she keeps this knowledge from Jin until the next episode.
Shutter Bug: Implied, since she always shows up selling pictures of her classmates, including while fighting.
Yaoi Fangirl: Ships Cayenne and Shrade, and in Episode 8, entertains the idea of a pairing between Amata and Andy after the former buys a picture of Andy from her, unaware that he only bought it because said picture managed to capture Kagura walking behind Andy.
Covert Pervert: On Episode 8, while watching Mikono's spirit levels rapidly rising due to embarrassment over Amata seeing her half-naked, she describes to Donar the excitement of being stared at while half-naked.
One of Izumo's two main subordinates and a hot-blooded warrior who loves charging into battle headlong with Mithra Gnis, a machine suited for melee combat and Kagura's tendency to move around like a quadrupedal beast. He gains the ability of "Reversal".
Being Tortured Makes You Evil: Mykage abused him mentally, physically, and emotionally way back since childhood from the moment Mykage split him from his other half Amata. Made worse by the fact that he finds it pretty normal, or at least is used to his torturing. One can only imagine how much Mykage has screwed him up.
Confirmed by Word of God, even after he unwillingly killed his father Izumo, he still didn't grieved over it.Yamamoto said that being raised by Mykage made Kagura a twisted person.
Expy: Bears a strong resemblance to Apollo, down to their heightened sense of smell. Episode 11 implies that he is the reincarnation of Apollo/Apollon, but 11 episodes later is actually revealed to be Amata's Enemy Without and fellow reincarnation of Apollonius's pet dog, Pollon, who turned out to be the original incarnation of Apollo form the first anime.
Fake Memories: As revealed in Episode 18, Kagura's "memories" of his past life with "Sylvie" as "Apollon" were implanted by Mykage, based on the "Skies of Aquaria".
Heel-Face Turn: Come Episode 26, after Mykage disposes of him for the last time, in an Out of Character moment, he decides to help Amata and Mikono to fight against Mykage, starting with freeing Zessica from the subconscious realm she is consigned to after her body was taken over by Mykage, and then forming a gattai with Amata.
Karma Houdini/Easily Forgiven: Kagura seems to have been accepted by Neo-Daeva judging by the epilogue. Take note this is the same place where he went on a rampage and actually caused the deaths of several of its students. Some of it may be justified since Mykage took part in it with his mind control, but some of his actions were completely on his own will, such as repeatedly trying to kill Amata and beating everyone who gets in his way, i.e MIX and Andy.
Leeroy Jenkins: As time passed he's increasingly became a liability to Izumo's plans, not to mention all the collateral damage he does whenever he's near his "smelly wench." So much so he had to be reined in by Mykage (and is literally caged) after losing to Aquarion for the second time. Fortunately for Mykage, he found a way to use Kagura's unpredictability in his favor.
By episode 23 he rebels against Izumo when all of Altair tries to get Mikono to revive their planet. Even Izumo says that he no longer has the right to call himself a citizen of Altair.
Like Father, Like Son: He's a lot like his father Izumo in his youth. The difference between the two being that he doesn't care if Mykage finds out about the woman he loves like his father did.
Literal Split Personality: He's the "dark side" of Amata split by Mykage when the latter was a kid, who rewrote his memories and renamed him "Kagura".
Lovable Sex Maniac: If you take that "kill" is the opposite of sexual reproduction, he falls into this. Starting from episode 11 he never stops talking about how badly he wants to "kill" Mikono and how he's going to kill her over and over again...
Love Hungry: Revealed to be what drives all of his actions. Being tortured and controlled by Mykage made him desperate to be accepted by someone, in this case, Sylvie.
Loving a Shadow: Even though he was attracted to Mikono's smell in the beginning, from the moment Mykage mindcontrols him to believe he's Apollon he starts to chase after Mikono because he thinks she's "his Sylvie".
Moment Killer: Is a constant offender of this towards Amata/Mikono moments, specifically in Episode 5 and Episode 12.
More Than Mind Control: To the point that all of his actions that he attempts to do to get his "smelly wench" are all part of Mykage's plan.
Motive Decay: Mixed with Angst? What Angst? and Out-of-Character Moment. By episode 26 he gets over his obsession with Sylvie/Mikono unexpectedly quickly, happily handing Mikono to Amata and even supporting him in the process. Take in account that one episode earlier he said that he was willing to sacrifice his own parents if that was necessary to be with Mikono, later saying he'd first watch the world burn before losing her.Out-of-Character Moment indeed.
Not Worth Killing: Spares Zessica after she asked him to kill her because killing someone who wants to die for Amata disgusts him.
One-Man Army: He was already powerful in Episode 1 where he thrashed two Aquarias like they were nothing. This is turned Up to Eleven in Episode 11, where he took down several of Altair's machines, wreaking havoc across Ianthe (capital of Altair) unless Izumo reopens the gate to Vega. Altair had to fire their Wave Motion Gunthrice and pepper him with a Beam Spamuntil he goes down... only for him to rise back and, with Mykage's aid, manage to teleport to Vega, where he defeats Amata's Aquarion Evol, and has to be defeated by a double-Aquarion teamup (Gepard of Jin/Yunoha, Cayenne and Zessica, and Spada of Shrade, Amata and Mikono).
Personality Powers: Inverted. His new found Reversal abilities changes his own personality. Shown in his encounter with Mikono in Episode 13, he now says the opposite of what he really feels.
Stalker Shrine: Kind of a digital one. On episode 11 while he screams "MY SYLVIE" the inside of his Mithra Gnis displays tons of pictures of Mikono, all of them varying in colors as they all form a big collage of Mikono's face.
Later there's a more non-romantic example with Alicia. On Vega, when Amata enters his room, where also Kagura was staying, he finds a wall full of pictures of Alicia (Kagura didn't knew Alicia was his mother).
It stinks. I want to kill that wench. I want to kill her, then take her in my arms... and crush her! My... Sylvie!
However it seems he says and hears the reverse of things in regards to her, as episode 15 showed. When Mikono asks him why he doesn't kill her right there on the scaffolds he blushes and looks over her body and asks basically "Right here?!" Its very possible he actually was meaning to say "I want to love her, take her in my arms and hold her softly."
As episode 25 reveals that Mykage's torturing and abuse made him desperate to find someone that would accept him, reason why he grew so obsessed with Mikono.
You Can't Fight Fate: Like Zessica, he believes that he and Mikono will end up together because they are the reincarnations of Apollon and Sylvie.
Again, subverted since he's actually Pollon, the shadow angel dog, and his unrequited love for Celiane is what kept him reincarnating.
Izumo's other subordinate and a cunning strategist. Unlike the hot-headed Kagura, Jin prefers manipulating Abductor Mooks from high up in space or puppet-controlling Radius Gnis, a machine suited for long-range combat which complements his natural ability to generate energy shields.
Accidental Pervert: In Episode 10, he finally does what Andy has yet to — infiltrate the girls' changing room (although unintentionally on his part).
Magic Tool: His device, which contains a hologram of Alicia.
Marionette Master: Prefers controlling Abductor Mooks from high up in space. When he has to send out Radius Gnis, he either controls it from the comfort of his room (in Episode 7) or pilots it by himself (Episodes 4 and 8).
New Transfer Student: As of Episode 10, he poses as one to Neo DEAVA (stealing the identity of one "Akbarjin Batbayar") in his own quest to find a Reaigler worthy of becoming Altair's "Eve."
This Cannot Be!: Ends his third loss to Aquarion baffled at how the latter managed to come back from a serious disadvantage, dodge all his remaining ammo, and knock his Radius Gnis out with an energized punch.
Even Evil Has Standards: Chews out Mykage thrice — on Episode 8, for manipulating three of Jin's most loyal henchmen into becoming his pawns; on Episode 11, over allowing the crazed Kagura to go to Vega to get his "smelly wench"; and on Episode 14, over killing Jin and then holding a eulogy for him before the rest of Altair.
Wave Motion Gun: His Altair Cannon attack that is powered by all of Altair itself through the Ianthe.
Well-Intentioned Extremist: Tells Jin that their mission wasn't to invade Vega, but to find suitable females to repopulate their race whose female population largely died out due to a mysterious disease, rendering Altair virtually sterile.
Combat Pragmatist: Perfectly willing to get his hands dirty when things don't go his way or the enemy brings out their most powerful weapon. As shown when he attacks the place where Alicia is at and kills her in order to distract Izumo to land Genesis Aquarion's Finishing Move.
Of course this is mitigated to the point of Karma Houdini considering being with Apollonius for all eternity is what he always truly wanted. He even describes being inside Fudou as being warm as he cries inside him.
Refuge in Audacity: Killing Jin in Episode 13 and then holding a eulogy for him come next Episode, although this could be seen as his way to further sway the rest of Altair into becoming his Unwitting Pawns.