Characters: Arashi No Yoru Ni

This page is for the characters from the 2005 film adaptation.

Note: For the page about the characters from the CGI series which differs from the manga and feature film counterparts, see this page.

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    The Goats 


Voiced By Hiroki Narimiya
A goat from the Sawasawa Mountains. While the gender is unmentioned in the original books, Mei is depicted as a male goat in the film.
Mei the Goat.


Voiced By Shōzō Hayashiya IX
An overweight goat who acts as an elder brother figure to Mei.

  • Bullying a Dragon: Accidentally. While Gabu was in the bushes right in front of him, Mei, and Mii, Tap began to insult wolves. After Gabu howled, Tap boasted about how he could take on any wolf and then accidentally kicked Gabu in the head. Then, Gabu leaped out of the bushes and scared off him and Mii.
  • Lovable Coward


Voiced By Maya Kobayashi
A pink-colored goat and a friend of Mei. She does not appear in the book series.

Elder Goat (Chōro)

Voiced By Eiji Bandō
The leader of the goats of the Sawasawa Mountains.

  • Incurable Cough of Death: Subverted. He was still alive at his last appearance before Mei and Gabu ran away.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: And in abstract, his objection to Mei befriending a wolf is reasonable in context — if the wolf is not absolutely trustworthy to all the goats, it's a grim threat to their survival.

Mei's Grandmother

Voiced By Etsuko Ichihara
She raised Mei after his mother was killed, and is later shocked when Mei befriends Gabu. She does not appear in the book series.

Mei's Mother

Attempted to save Mei from a group of wolves when he was a child, managing to bite off Giro's ear before being eaten. Though she is mentioned, she does not physically appear in the book series.

    The Wolves 


Voiced by Shidō Nakamura II
A wolf from the Bakubaku Valley.
Gabu the Wolf.


Voiced By Riki Takeuchi
The boss of the Bakubaku Valley wolves and a friend of Gabu's father.


Voiced By Kōichi Yamadera
A red-haired wolf and Giro's right-hand man.

Beach and Zack

Voiced By Tetsuya Yanagihara and Yoshiyuki Hirai
A pair of twin wolves.

Gabu's Mother

Voiced By Yū Hayami
Only seen briefly in Gabu's flashback.