Characters from ''Manga/AyashiNoCeres''.

'''As with many character pages, some spoilers will be unmarked. YouHaveBeenWarned'''.


[[folder:Main Characters]]

!!Aya Mikage
-->Voiced by Creator/YumiKakazu

* AngstySurvivingTwin: [[spoiler:Subverted in the GrandFinale.]]
* BreakTheCutie
* CharacterDevelopment
* DangerousSixteenthBirthday
* DistaffCounterpart: To Aki, naturally.
* GreenEyes
* HalfIdenticalTwins
* {{The Hero}}ine
* KidWithTheLeash: She tries to be this to Ceres as best she can, since Ceres kind of has a habit of going off killing people when they get in her way...
* LivingEmotionalCrutch: To Toya
* OfficialCouple: With Toya.
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: At first.
* SplitPersonality
* TeenPregnancy
* TragicKeepsake: [[spoiler:Aki's earrings.]]
* YamatoNadeshiko: After her CharacterDevelopment

-->Voiced by Creator/JunkoIwao

* {{Anti Hero}}ine
* BigGood: [[spoiler:Although it's difficult to tell at first.]]
* BrokenBird
* ButNowIMustGo[=/=]AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: [[spoiler:By the series' end.]]
* CharacterTitle
* DoesNotLikeMen: [[HumansAreBastards Is scornful of humans in general]], but has it out for guys ''especially''.
* EmotionlessGirl / StepfordSmiler: Ceres would emulate human emotions to better fit in with humanity, but had no concept of emotions until she met Mikagi.
* LadyOfWar
* MsFanservice
* MamaBear
* PowersThatBe
* SplitPersonality

!!Aki Mikage
-->Voiced by Creator/SusumuChiba

* BreakTheCutie
* CorruptTheCutie: [[spoiler:Goddammit, Shiso!]]
* DangerousSixteenthBirthday
* DyingAsYourself
** FaceDeathWithDignity
** GoOutWithASmile
* GreenEyes
* HalfIdenticalTwins
* HeroicSacrifice
* IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight: [[spoiler:Actually subverted, as Aki and Shiso ''can't'' be separated. Aya has to resort to a ShootTheDog in the end.]]
* RedemptionEqualsDeath
* SpearCounterpart: To Aya, naturally.
* SplitPersonalityTakeover

-->Voiced by Creator/KatsuyukiKonishi

* AntiHero
* ArtificialHuman: [[spoiler:To be precise, he's Ceres' Mana evolved into a human form.]]
* BackFromTheDead
* BadassLongcoat
* BadassBiker: With a bike.
* BewareTheQuietOnes
* TheBigGuy: In virtue of being the most combat proficient.
* {{Bishounen}}
* BodyguardCrush: On Aya
* CharacterDevelopment: He develops feelings and thought of his own as time passes.
* {{Determinator}}
* {{Expy}}: He is a DarkerAndEdgier [[Manga/FushigiYuugi Tamahome]].
* FaceDeathWithDignity
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Forgot everything relevant from his past, making him very susceptible to manipulation.
* LivingEmotionalCrutch: To Aya, to the point he not only one who knows how to pull Aya out of serious HeroicBSOD, but she's actually more clear-headed and rational when he's around.
* MrFanservice: Even [[AuthorAppeal for the artist herself]]!
* MeaningfulName: His name means "Ten Nights" because [[spoiler: when he was found as a baby created by the mana on the beach, [[PlotRelevantAgeUp it took him ten nights to develop into a full grown man.]]]]
* OfficialCouple: With Aya.
* OurHomunculiAreDifferent: [[spoiler:No alchemy involved, but Tooya is basically this.]]
** BecomeARealBoy: [[spoiler:Becomes a real human.]]
* PlotRelevantAgeUp
** YoungerThanHeLooks: [[spoiler: When he and Aya first met, she was only 7, going on 8, while Tooya was only a year old. By the time they found out about their ForgottenFirstMeeting, nine years have passed, meaning that Tooya is only around 9 or 10 years old.]]
* RescueRomance
* ReverseMole
* TheStoic
* TallDarkAndSnarky
* YourDaysAreNumbered: [[spoiler:In the GrandFinale.]]

!!Yuuhi Aogiri
-->Voiced by Creator/KentaroIto

* AllLoveIsUnrequited: On both ends! Aya can't reciprocate his feelings, while he himself can't love Chidori the way she does.
* BadassNormal: When he doesn't wear them.
* BewareTheNiceOnes
* CharacterDevelopment
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass
* DoggedNiceGuy
* EmpoweredBadassNormal: Thanks to Suzumi's bandana and wristbands.
* HotBlooded
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy
* TheLancer
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
* RealMenCook: He ''[[SupremeChef embodies]]'' this trope.
* RomanticRunnerUp:
* TheUnfavorite: The only family members who truly cared for him were his older brother and his widow Suzumi.

!!The Ancestor [[spoiler: Mikagi]]
-->Voiced by Creator/ShinichiroMiki

* AxCrazy
* BigBad
* CrazyJealousGuy: Hates any man who even looks at Ceres, whom he still considers his wife. [[spoiler: His insane jealousy went so far as that he hated his ''children'' for taking Ceres away from him.]]
* DeathEqualsRedemption
* DomesticAbuser
** MaritalRapeLicense
* DrunkwithPower
* EnemyWithin: To Aki.
* [[EvilCounterpart Evil]] SpearCounterpart: To Ceres.
* FacialMarkings
* GoOutWithASmile
* HeroKiller
* KubrickStare: Does this a lot when he's posessing Aki.
* LongHairedPrettyBoy
* LoveMakesYouCrazy
* LoveMakesYouEvil
* MadLove
* NiceGuy: Certainly started out like this, being an upstanding member of his tribe who was always willing to help others, and was implicated to being the only man who wanted to truly love Ceres for who she was rather than for her body.
* PowersThatBe
* SlowlySlippingIntoEvil
* SplitPersonalityTakeover
* StalkerWithACrush
* TookALevelInJerkAss: [[spoiler:'''Several''', because WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity.]]
* UnderstandingBoyfriend: Horribly [[DeconstructedTrope deconstructed]]. [[spoiler:Mikagi started like this, but being left helpless when he and [[ActionGirlfriend Ceres]] got brutally attacked made him very frustrated, so he asked Ceres to give him a part of her powers so he wouldn't be a burden on her. But then, [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity said powers turned out to be too much to handle]], and things get worse.]]
* {{Yandere}}

[[folder:The Mikage family]]

!!Aya and Aki's parents
* ConvenientComa: Mrs. Mikage, after being wounded in Ceres's rampage
* HappilyMarried: One of the few happy marriage that the Mikage clan has produced.
* HeroicSacrifice: Mr. Mikage
* KissingCousins: They are second-degree cousins. Cousins marrying is quite common in the Mikage clan.
* OffingTheOffspring: As a part of the family custom to kill Ceres
* PapaWolf: Who says "ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight" and decides to save Aya.

!!Kagami Mikage
-->Voiced by Creator/TomokazuSugita

* BastardBastard: [[spoiler: Mentioned at the end of the series that his mother was the second wife of his step father and that he was her bastard child, meaning that he actually has no blood ties to the Mikage.]]
* TheDragon
* GoingDownWithTheShip: [[spoiler:One that explodes AND sinks.]]
* GoodSmokingEvilSmoking
** OneLastSmoke
* MadScientist
* PetTheDog: [[spoiler: He truly loves his mentally-unstable mother.]] In fact, it's implied that [[spoiler: his obsession with the Celestial Maidens come from his few good childhood memories, centered on how his then-sane mom explained the ''hagoromo'' legends to him.]]
* StoicSpectacles
* TallDarkAndSnarky
* VisionaryVillain: He truly thinks that his C-Project [[WellIntentionedExtremist will save the world,]] [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans no matter how many lives it destroys in the process.]]

[[folder:Associates of the Mikage family]]

!!Alexander O. Howell aka Alec
-->Voiced by Creator/TomokazuSeki

* AntiVillain
* HotScientist
* LongHairedPrettyBoy
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname
* UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}}
* TheSmartGuy
* TokenGoodTeammate
* TokenWhite

!!Gladys Smithson
* HeroicSacrifice
* HotScientist
* RedemptionEqualsDeath
* TakingTheBullet

!!Wei Fei-Li
-->Voiced by Creator/KoichiTochika
* {{Bishounen}}
* EyeScream: [[spoiler: He Got Better.]]
* HandicappedBadass
* LongHairedPrettyBoy
* TheRival: To Toya, although it's one-sided.

* ChildSoldier
* ReplacementGoldfish
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: For Toya after the latter's HeelFaceTurn.

[[folder:The Celestial Maidens]]

!!Chidori Kuruma
-->Voiced by Creator/AyakoKawasumi

* AllLoveIsUnrequited
* CoolBigSis: To her brother.
* TheCutie
* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler:Yuuhi's.]]
* GenkiGirl
* GirlishPigtails
* GoOutWithASmile
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy
* {{Joshikousei}}
* {{Kawaiiko}}
* KillTheCutie
* ManicPixieDreamGirl: She ''tries'' to be this to Yuuhi. [[AvertedTrope It doesn't work]].
* NotGrowingUpSucks: Even though she is a teen, she looks and behaves like a child, but she is able to look older when transformed as a ''tennyo''.
* OlderThanTheyLook
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
* TakingTheBullet

!!Suzumi Aogiri
-->Voiced by Creator/MayumiAsano

* BrokenBird: She not only lost her husband (Yuuhi's half brother), but also the baby she was pregnant with. If not for Yuuhi's support, she would've killed herself a while ago.
* [[CoolBigSis Cool Big Sis-In-Law]]: To Yuuhi.
* DeterminedWidow
* ParentalSubstitute: To Yuuhi as well.
* YamatoNadeshiko

!!Miori Sahara
-->Voiced by Creator/AkikoYajima

* BrokenBird
* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:As her last revenge towards Ceres and Aya]]
* GoOutWithASmile: [[spoiler:Thanks to Toya trying to come for her right before she commits suicide.]]
* GoryDiscretionShot: [[spoiler:After she flies to the top of a skyscraper and throws herself off it. We only see poor Aya's face as she witnesses this and screams in horror.]]
* LoveMakesYouEvil: [[spoiler:She was very close to her mother. Mrs. Sahara died in Ceres's first rampage. Miori was totally broken and went hellbent with desire to punish Aya and Ceres for killing her mommy.]]
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
* RevengeByProxy
* UnknownRival: To Aya (and Ceres).

!!Tsukasa Shuro
* {{Bifauxnen}}
* FaceDeathWithDignity
* GoOutWithASmile
* IdolSinger
* SweetPollyOliver
* RaisedAsTheOppositeGender: She identifies as a female now, but was raised as a male [[spoiler: because she's one of the Maidens and her parents were terrified of the idea that she'd take her hagoromo and run away from them.]]

!!Yuki Urakawa
-->Voiced by Creator/AkikoKimura

* FriendlessBackground: She was betrayed and mocked by 'friends' so many times that she eventually became a loner.
* GoOutWithASmile
* HotForTeacher: [[spoiler: And then said teacher was a HoneyTrap fo her.]]
* IllGirl
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
* TakingYouWithMe
* TogetherInDeath


!!Kyuu Oda aka Q.
-->Voiced by Creator/{{Kujira}}

* BadassDriver: Not that you will like being in the backseat, though...
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Big time!
* CoolOldLady
* NeverMessWithGranny
* NinjaMaid: Not a {{Ninja}}, but close enough.
* OldRetainer

!!Shouta Kuruma
-->Voiced by Creator/KaeAraki

* IllBoy
* SatelliteCharacter: Poor kid is few more than Chidori's motivation to be in the plot.