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The Master Unit and the top of the Sankishin (the other two being Susanoo and Tsukuyomi). It is the unit that is responsible for the current setting of the BlazBlue universe. It takes form of a giant satellite with a coffin on it, inside which lies a mysterious girl. It is able to perform Phenomenon Interventions on a large scale, which makes it basically the "god" of BlazBlue world.
It is situated within the Boundary, normally close to the Abyss of the Azure. However, the events of Chronophantasma forced it to come closer to the world, and due to Nu-13 opening the Nemesis Horizon, it fully appears on the skies above Ibukido. Our villains aim to destroy it to stop its influence, while Rachel is determined to protect it.
- Deus Est Machina: The thing is clearly a machine that has godly powers.
- Fisher King: The current world is referred to as the girl-in-Amaterasu's dream, and it is entirely made out of her memories.
- God Is Good: It is aiming to preserve the world to prevent its destruction. It uses time loops to achieve this. However our villains hate the Unit for it.
- God's Hands Are Tied: For all of its power, Amaterasu is unable to take direct action against the villains most of the time. It cannot get rid of them or stop their plans with Phenomenon Intervention because doing so would require the existence of a possibility where they don’t do something evil (for example, Takamagahara firing Take-Mikazuchi at Kagutsuchi in Calamity Trigger), which does not exist. Even when it does take action to counter the Imperator’s Interventions in Chronophantasma, it can only prevent bad outcomes, not create good ones, and doing so forces it to come closer to the real world and eventually leave the Boundary all together.
- Have You Seen My God?: As of Central Fiction the Master Unit is empty, with the soul that normally inhabits it manifesting inside of Noel Vermillion.
- Living Macguffin: It is the object of obsession for our villains, and Rachel aims to keep it alive.
- The Omnipotent: Being able to perform Phenomenon Interventions down to the last detail makes it one.
- Powers That Be: The thing is basically this for the whole world.
- Rage Against the Heavens: It is a target of this by the villains, especially for Nine who claims it responsible for her tragedy-filled life.
- Reality Warper: Phenomenon Intervention lets it undo actions and events and choose which possibility happens by Observing it. Unlike Takamagahara, which can only effect major world-changing events, Amaterasu can change absolutely anything.
- Stable Time Loop: Responsible for it.
- Soul Fragment: Izanami is the manifestation of the girl-inside-it's Drive.
The legendary creature that threatened the safety of the entire world, before its defeat at the hands of the Six Heroes. It exuded Seithr from its own body and covered the planet, causing many areas to become inhospitable, and even altering some of the creatures and turning them into violent beasts. A warrior named Bloodedge was responsible for causing the Beast to fall silent for one year, sacrificing his life to do so. This time frame allowed the people to develop and learn how to use magic, and, along with the Six Heroes, combat the Black Beast head on.
- Beast of the Apocalypse: A monstrosity which wiped out a massive proportion of the human population and polluted the world with the toxic seithr, forcing the few survivors to build cities high up the mountains.
- Cataclysm Backstory: Responsible for it.
- Dark Is Evil: Comes from a dark place, is mostly black, and its only instinct is to kill and destroy.
- Demon of Human Origin: Terumi reveals in Continuum Shift that it was a failed experiment of his, attempting to create the Kusanagi.
- Diabolus ex Nihilo: Its appearance and rampage pretty much establish the series` setting.
- The Dreaded: It goes without saying that this thing is the most feared being in the entire Blazblue series, especially given how much damage it was able to do. It very nearly drove mankind to extinction had it not been for some untimely heroes.
- When speaking with Azrael about a worthy opponent, Izanami, the Goddess Of Death considers The Black Beast out of her league.
- Eldritch Abomination: Certainly looks the part, and supplementary material confirms its origin counts; it comes from the depths of the boundary, an area that drives most men mad. Furthermore, most things in the world of Blazblue are of 'the logic' (the classical elements fire, water, wind and earth and the origins light and darkness). The Black Beast is not, which is why conventional weapons (ie the nukes that were fired at it) were ineffective against him. It required the use of attacks that are themselves outside the logic (Ars Magus et al, Magic and Sorcery) to combat it.
- Fog of Doom: As a being made out of seithr it is able to transform into mist and reform elsewhere. This ability is what it allowed it to disappear and appear anywhere in the world that had seithr.
- For the Evulz: According to Jubei, there was no rhyme or reason for its rampage across the world.
- Fusion Dance: As Nu explained in the third game, the Beast is made from combining Azure Grimoire with a Murakumo Unit. This was what happened in the normal Arcade ending in CT where she and Ragna fall into a Cauldron and get sent to the past.
- Gemini Destruction Law: What makes it so difficult to kill, even after the creation of Ars Magus. Because it is a fusion of Ragna and Nu their life-link is still in effect. This means it cannot be destroyed unless it’s body (Ragna) and heart (Nu) are destroyed at the same time. This was only possible because Bloodedge and Celica went inside the Black Beast to defeat Nu while the Six Heroes fought the Black Beast itself.
- Greater Scope Villain: Subverted as it was a failed experiment created by Terumi.
- Hate Plague: Most of those who didn't just die from seithr experienced this.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: It exuded seithr, an invisible, malodorous lethal gas that wiped out a sizable percentage of the world's population. Later on, the Six Heroes taught humanity how to reuse this element as magic, eventually leading to the crafting of the Ars Magus that ultimately killed the beast.
- It Can Think: Disturbingly enough, it is not mindless, able to use military strategies to counter humanity. This includes baiting the army into a trap where it could surround them and attacking their camp at night. This is because Nu is its brain, while Ragna is its body.
- Legacy Character: There is more than one Black Beast. The first one was referenced in XBlaze, having appeared long ago emerging from the Wadatsumi Gate and requiring the Azure Shrine Maiden to lure it back into the Boundary and seal the Gate with herself inside. The second is the one from the Dark War that is a fusion of Ragna and Nu. Touya and Ragna can transform into Black Beasts on their own in various bad endings and Arakune is in the process of becoming one in Central Fiction.
- Mook Maker: It left behind Remnants, small fragments of itself that grow in power by absorbing seithr, wherever it appeared.
- Not Quite Dead: Some characters fear that the Beast may come back one day. Hakumen in particular suspects Ragna for this, because his Azure Grimoire is one of the components for creating the Black Beast. Indeed, Ragna himself becomes something of a Black Beast apparition in a few of his endings because his Azure Grimoire goes berserk.
- Orochi: Bears a stunning resemblance to him. The Murakumo sword (Nu) is its core, and it is defeated by Susanooh (Hakumen).
- Primal Fear: It is so inherently wrong that it invokes this in everyone that sees it. When it emerges after a year the entire army is petrified, even Trinity, Valkenhayn and Jubei.
- Red and Black and Evil All Over: Just look at it then remember that it killed more than half of the human race.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: Glowing red eyes no less.
- Sigil Spam: While every character has their own crest, the Black Beast's appears in more places, most notably as the logo for the series. If you look closer, its crest is actually a combination of Ragna's and Nu's.
- Super Smoke: Able to transform its body into seithr. This lets it appear and disappear at will, as well as avoid attacks. It used this ability to suddenly appear behind Take-Mikazuchi and rip it to shreds.
- Volcanic Veins: Has red veins all over its body.
An unsung hero of the Dark War, he managed to stop the Black Beast for a year by sacrificing himself. This small window he created allowed the Six Heroes to teach humankind how to use Ars Magus, and to amass a greater and stronger following.
- Amnesiac Hero: He starts out only knowing his name and important parts of world history.
- Anime Hair: The same as Ragna’s.
- Artificial Limbs: His right arm is the Azure Grimoire. His left is artificial as well.
- Badass Longcoat: The same one Ragna uses.
- BFS: The same Blood-Scythe given to Ragna.
- Declaration of Protection: To Celica.
- Do Not Call Me Sir: He objected to Celica calling him "Mr. Ragna" (Ragna-san in Japanese) because it made him feel weird.
- The Dulcinea Effect: Just a few hours from he first met Celica and then Jubei, he chose to accompany her to the desolate Japan because he's concerned with her No Sense of Direction.
- Fashionable Asymmetry: He wore his jacket on only one side; the other half hangs down freely, presumably because of his gimp arm.
- Fish Out of Temporal Water: Many of the things he knows, like Ars Magus, the Six Heroes, and the Dark War, take place much later than the year he's in. As a result, nobody knows what he's talking about. This is because Bloodedge is from the future.
- The Greatest Story Never Told: He bought the Six Heroes the year they needed to arm humanity against the Black Beast — by sacrificing himself to put the Black Beast in a coma for a year. Nobody aside from the Six Heroes (and Celica) knew this.
- Handicapped Badass: He was blind in one eye, and his arm on the same side was also paralyzed, but he could still able to hold his own against Jubei in a fight (albeit barely). His right eye and arm return to normal whenever Celica isn't around.
- Hero of Another Story: Subverted when you really think about it. This is because, it turns out that he is the same Hero, from the same story. He is actually a time-displaced, semi-amnesiac Ragna. Specifically, he is Ragna circa Chrono Phantasma, sent back in time by Rachel to create a Stable Time Loop.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Retconned in Chrono Phantasma as he didn't actually die. When Celica entered the Black Beast by a hole that Jubei made on it, she meets Ragna inside. After dealing with the beast's "heart", he tells Celica they'd meet again in the future and to tell Hakumen to finish the job before Rachel returned him to his proper time to finish her stable time loop.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Bloodedge is rude and sardonic, but there's no denying that he cares for his loved ones.
- Locked into Strangeness: He used to have blond hair when he was a kid.
- Mystical White Hair: The same as Ragna the Bloodedge.
- One-Handed Zweihänder: Mostly because he only has one working arm.
- One Steve Limit: Played with. One of the things Bloodedge remembers is that his name is "Ragna", the same as Ragna the Bloodedge, who added "the Bloodedge" to his name to honor Bloodedge's sacrifice. This is because Bloodedge and Ragna the Bloodedge are the same person.
- The Promise: He promises Celica that he will return to her once he deals with the Black Beast. He eventually would when the Six Heroes cut a hole to the Beast for Celica to enter and meet Ragna there, where he dealt with Nu. After all is done, he told Celica to go out and tell Hakumen that he's done his work, while also telling Celica that they'll meet each other again in the future.
- He also makes another promise with Nine. In exchange for him confronting the Black Beast and buying time for the world to prepare for a counterattack, Nine would, within the one year that Bloodedge created for humanity, create a weapon powerful enough to defeat the Black Beast.
- Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl: With Celica.
- Sir Swears-a-Lot: Just like Ragna, though to a slightly lesser extent.
- Stable Time Loop: His jacket and sword have no clear origin; when he gave them to Celica before he goes on to sacrifice himself, she and Jubei kept them until the latter met young Ragna and then gave them to him, becoming Ragna the Bloodedge. Then Ragna falls to the past and becomes the "Bloodedge" of history... who then gave his jacket and sword to Celica. It goes on and on.
- It becomes complicated when it's revealed that while he didn't actually die fighting the beast, he still gave his jacket and sword to Celica before he went back the present time... and when he comes back in CP timeline he somehow gets them back. Common explanation is that he gets his duds from the Ragna that became the Beast in the first place.
- Also for the origin for Jubei's name (see his folder).
- Took a Level in Kindness: Due to his amnesia, Ragna doesn't remember how shit his life was in the present timeline. As a result, he's far more mellow and easy-going. Though his attitude and personality are still the same.
- Too Many Belts: The same as Ragna.
Voiced by: Tamio Oki / Paul St Peter
Clavis was the previous head of the Alucard family, said to have lived for over a millennium. He watched over the human race and helped prevent the Black Beast from destroying them, as well as sealing Terumi inside the Boundary before the Six Heroes were formed. Rachel is his daughter, and Valkenhayn served as his butler before (and after) working with the Six Heroes. He died during the events of the later Phase Shift novels.
He also appears in the Bloodedge Experience novels, as his younger self, and plays a more active role. During which, he also has another, adopted daughter named Raquel Alucard.
- Abusive Parent: Somewhat to Raquel. He assumes she is a burden on Naoto and demands she return home with him, refusing to listen to her opinion. Naoto sees that Raquel is shaking in fear when he appears and notes that they do not treat each other like father and daughter. Then there’s the fact that he somehow thought it was a good idea to educate her by putting her in contact with The Boundary. All traces of this are gone by the time we see him raising Rachel.
- Apologetic Attacker: When Naoto calls him out for trying to take Raquel home with him despite her protests, Clavis apologizes and then cuts of Naoto’s arm.
- Beware the Superman: The reason the Mitsurugi Agency hires the Immortal Breakers to kill him. They believe he is too powerful and is therefore a threat to humanity.
- Big Good: In Phase 0. Once he passed away, that role went to Rachel.
- Dangerous Forbidden Technique: When he reattached Naoto’s arm, he did it a different way than Raquel did. The method he used would allow Naoto to unlock all of the power of a vampire while still leaving him with a year before the transformation was complete. However, if he made one mistake, Naoto would become an uncontrollable vampire in far less time.
- Disproportionate Retribution: He cuts off Naoto’s arm just for stopping him from from dragging Raquel back home without her consent even though he himself admitted that Naoto was right. He does however reattach, and improve, it immediately after.
- Forced Sleep: He uses a sleep spell on Haruka so he can speak with Naoto and Raquel uninterrupted.
- Nice Guy: In contrast to Rachel.
- Our Vampires Are Different: He is an Illusionary Creature, created long ago by someone who touched a portion of the Azure. Clavis is the Azure shaped by human desires, malice and fear into the form of a vampire.
- Post Humous Character: He's been dead for a very long time. Averted in Phase 0, its adaptation in Six Heroes route of the Chrono Phantasma Story Mode, and Bloodedge Experiece, all of which take place before his death.
- Rapid Aging: Despite looking like he was in his prime in Bloodedge Experience, and having a life force so high that the Hunter’s Eye cannot read it, he is reduced to an old man in a wheelchair in the Phase Shift novels, only a few decades later, and dies before the start of the Dark War. Relius confirms in CF that he somehow decayed quickly.
- Readings Are Off the Scale: His life force value is so high that Naoto’s Hunter’s Eye cannot measure it.
- Really 700 Years Old: In Bloodedge Experience he does not look like he has lived for nearly 1000 years. By the time of Phase 0 his age has caught up to him.
- Red Baron: Is known as the No Life King.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: Although they only represent a threat in his younger days.
- Retired Badass: Implied. Given how powerful both Valkenhayn and Rachel were, and how influential the Alucard family is, it's very likely that Clavis himself was quite powerful. Valkenhayn became his butler and swore undying loyalty to him after Clavis won against him in a fight. Confirmed in Bloodedge Experience, where he is easily able to fend off both Valkenhayn and Relius at the same time.
- The Rival: To Valkenhayn when they were younger.
- Silence, You Fool!: Downplayed. When he asks Naoto whether he wants Raquel to stay with him, Clavis keeps telling Raquel not to speak since he is talking to Naoto, giving her no say in the matter.
- Spot of Tea: Seems to run in the family. After Haruka served him tea, he promises that he will keep Naoto’s kitchen untouched by Valkenhayn and Relius’ attack as thanks for it. The rest of the house is not so lucky.
- Took a Level in Kindness: Is significantly friendlier in his old age. He is also a much more caring father to Rachel compared to his treatment of Raquel.
Voiced by: Sena Tsubaki (CT-CS), Saeko Zougou (CP), Kazue Fujita (Drama CD) / Cindy Robinson
The second of Rachel's familiars. He's the red bat, and the one who always gets the butt-end of Rachel's "punishments". Has the ability to grow in size.
- Butt Monkey: Is constantly getting hit by Rachel.
- Familiar: He and Nago are this for Rachel.
- Fun Size: In his normal form he is about the size of a basketball.
- Human Shield: Or at least weird bat-thing shield. Rachel uses him as a shield in her blocking animations.
- Oh Crap!: Whenever Rachel gets hit and/or comboed, such as this video.
- Verbal Tic: Ends his sentences in the Japanese with "su."
- Too Dumb to Live: He can’t seem to realize that the reason Rachel is always hitting him is because he keeps pushing her Berserk Buttons such as mentioning her feelings for Ragna or calling her a loli.
- Voluntary Shapeshifting: He can transform into varying things for Rachel's attacks, including a fork and knife and a a drill.
A character from the Bloodedge Experience novels. She is Naoto’s cousin and childhood friend and Yuuki Hayami’s daughter. She lives in an apartment close to Naoto’s and attends Shin Kawahama First High School with him, where she is on the student counsel. She has feelings for Naoto and is prone to jealousy whenever she believes he is interested in another girl, and has shown Yandere tendencies when it comes to him.
- Attempted Rape: Her teacher, transformed into an Apostle, tries to force her into the role of Dominatrix in his sexual play. When she refuses he tries stripping her to force her to wear a BDSM outfit. Luckiliy Naoto busts down the door and punches the teacher in the face.
- Beware the Nice Ones: While she is mostly a calm and sweet Nice Girl, she does not like anything she fears will get between her and Naoto. Depending on the circumstances, this can vary from jealously confronting Naoto about it to reaching for a knife.
- Birds of a Feather: Invoked. She plays some of Naoto’s video games, despite teasing him about the contents, so she can understand his interests
- Clingy Jealous Girl: Easily gets jealous when she thinks Naoto is interested in other girls. If she sees something she feels is too threatening to her relationship with him she goes straight for a knife.
- Green-Eyed Monster: She goes Yandere when she sees a naked Raquel, until she is subjected to Slave Red, and gets angry when Naoto, who was investigating a Drive User, asks about her friend Kana, freaking out over the possibility that he likes girls like her.
- Hair Decorations: Wears a green clip in the front and a silver one in the back to keep her hair up.
- Kissing Cousins: Has feelings for Naoto, which are reciprocated to a degree. She even kissed him herself after getting sick of too many moment killers.
- Sacred First Kiss: Her kiss with Naoto is her first, which she mentions immediately afterwords. Unfortunately the same can’t be said for Naoto.
- Sailor Fuku: Wears one while attending Shin Kawahama First High School.
- Yandere: When she sees Naoto fooling around with a naked Raquel (he was trying to force her to put clothes on) she goes to the kitchen to get a knife because it’s “something good for stabbing.”
Ragna's teacher and another one of the Six Heroes. He's a Nekomata who is stated to have the "greatest katana in the world." He's not bluffing about that katana — it's actually the Nox Nyctores Mucro Somnio: Musashi. He's Nine's husband and then Kokonoe's father, and is known as the "strongest living creature in existence." The Kaka tribe are genetically engineered weapons based on his DNA.
- Absurdly Sharp Blade: His Musashi is described to be able to cut "what normally can't be cut". He has used them once to cut through the barrier surrounding Lambda.
- Awesome McCool Name: Obviously. He even has an eyepatch like the Samurai Shodown incarnation. Also, swap the halves of his Phase 0 name and you get Yoshimitsu.
- Badass Adorable: He's cute, and yet still a badass!
- Badass Grandpa: He's been well over 100 years old as of the game's timeline, and it's implied that he has been lived for longer.
- Battle Couple: With Nine.
- Beware the Nice Ones: In Bang's story mode in CS, when you get to the Joke ending path, Jubei arrives and sees through Bang's lies, smiling evilly and just making things worse for poor Bang.
- Big Good: The closest this game has to one, sharing the position with Rachel and Kagura.
- Cloning Blues: All of the Kaka's are clones of him with the intended use of war.
- Cool Old Guy: He’s over a hundred years old and is a jovial and sociable guy as well as being a legendary hero.
- Cutlass Between the Teeth: During Taokaka's Astral Heat, he attacks Tao's opponent wielding Musashi in his mouth. However it is not clear whether he actually fights like that or if it was a one moment thing for the Astral Heat.
- In at least one official art in the Material Collection, his younger self also does this, while he holds his other sword with his tails.
- Disappeared Dad: May partially explain why Kokonoe hates him.
- Eyepatch of Power: He lost his eye in Phase 0 after a fight with a Black Beast remnant and got it replaced with a magical one. The eyepatch covers it.
- Failure Knight: He's never forgiven himself for letting Bloodedge die fighting against the Black Beast. He never tells the world about Bloodedge (perhaps out of shame), so practically no one knows about him.
- He also sometimes becomes bitter and shows his guilt over being unable to do anything to stop Terumi (as well as the loss of 3 of his friends because of him) and being unable to watch over Kokonoe. However, all of them only drives him further to do what is right.
- Foreshadowing: In one of the Teach Me, Miss Litchi segments in CS, Tao is taught about all the different Nox Nyctores. When the subject of Musashi comes up, Jubei says that everyone will see what it can do soon enough.Ragna: "Man, are you still keeping that thing under wraps? You'd better bring that sucker out in the next game!"
- Funny Animal: He's pretty much a bipedal cat in a hood for the most part.
- Game-Breaking Injury: The reason he hasn't been all that active in Kagutsuchi lately, courtesy of Phantom.
- Happily Married: Lampshaded in CS when he talks about how wonderful marriage is... "until your daughter hits puberty. But even then it's still good!"
- High On Catnip: In Hazama's gag reel. It doesn't make Jubei any less frightening for the poor shmuck.
- Idiot Ball: In Continuum Shift. There's nothing else to call it, considering that he doesn't STAY with Noel to guard her from Terumi, despite knowing that the girl is the inheritor of the True Azure AND the new Eye of the Master Unit.
- Interspecies Romance: With Nine.
- Killer Rabbit: Who would expect someone dubbed the “strongest creature alive” to be an adorable cat person?
- Kodachis Are Just Better: For bonus points, as a reference to Miyamoto Musashi, it also comes in a pair.
- The Lancer: Towards Hakumen. Jubei is pretty much the closest thing he can call a friend, and one of the few people he shows genuine respect to.
- Last of His Kind: Phase 0 reveals his clan was wiped out by the Black Beast when it appeared in Japan.
- Magical Eye: CS reveals that his eye is the Sekigan (One Eye) that allows him to physically switch places with another person. It is inherited from his brother. It also can force Terumi's true form to materialize.
- Multiple-Tailed Beast: He has two tails.
- Nice Guy: He may be a bit of a trickster, but he's ultimately a kind soul.
- The Obi-Wan: Ragna (and later Jin's) teacher, and the one who put him on his current path.
- Older Sidekick: Towards Hakumen. He's technically older, and arguably stronger.
- Parental Abandonment: He was forced to do this to the young Kokonoe. This leads to her hating his guts.
- Pintsized Powerhouse: He is 4'3'', the absolute smallest member of the cast beating Rachel, Carl, and Platinum. And yet, even Terumi shits his pants at his presence.
- Poor Communication Kills: An exercise for the reader: see how many Stock Phrases associated with the Trickster Mentor he spouts at one point or another. Also, for all that he warned Ragna not to rely too much on the Azure Grimoire, why didn't he ever explain WHY? This also applies to his half-baked and utterly useless warnings about the people Ragna was going to fight in Kagutsuchi. You'd think he actually wanted Ragna to fail.
- Punch Catch: One of the few demonstrations of his strength that we've seen is his ability to do this to Tager. Jubei doesn't think it's a big deal, since Tager's heart wasn't in the fight in the first place.
- Retired Badass: Though there are hints that he may be coming out of retirement eventually.
- Red Baron: The One-Eyed Lotus.
- Stable Time Loop: In BlazBlue: Phase 0, it's revealed that the time-displaced Ragna kept calling Mitsuyoshi "Jubei." After Ragna sacrificed himself to save Mitsuyoshi, he started calling himself Jubei in memory of his friend.
- Supreme Chef: Described as a one-man five-star restaurant by Ragna. It's implied that Ragna took his own cooking skills from him.
- The Worf Effect: Despite being touted as one of the stronger characters in the series (or perhaps because of that fact), he seems to spend a lot of his time getting injured. Relius offscreens him in Continuum Shift and Phantom, AKA Nine, his wife, did it as well in Chronophantasma
- World's Strongest Man: Well, cat. Hakumen stated during the Dark War, where he was at full power, that even if he were to go all-out, even he may not be able to defeat Jubei. In Taokaka's CS story mode, Relius admits that he would be no match for Jubei. Prior to receiving his injuries, anyway.
- Youkai: A nekomata.
Voiced by: Saki Fujita / Cherami Leigh
Mai Natsume's eccentric roommate at the Military Academy and supporting character of the manga BlazBlue: Remix Heart.
- Animal Motifs: the butterfly is seen a lot in her belongings, from her hairband to her... panties (much to Mai's puzzlement). The motif was absent in the clothes she wore while at Sector Seven.
- Badass Labcoat: The coat with her military academy uniform and the labcoat the Ammit Cryas revealed her wearing as a member of Sector Seven.
- Canon Immigrant: As of BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend, along with Mai.
- Cloud Cuckoo Lander: When the urge to learn gets the better of her.
- Curtains Match the Window: Purple eyes, purple hair.
- Future Badass: Implied in Mai's bad dream of the future; there, Kajun is depicted as being able to hold her own against future Tsubaki, Noel and Makoto (as we saw them in the games) with ease.
- Hair Decorations: Wears a hairband with a butterfly decoration on her hair.
- Loophole Abuse: In Remix Heart Gaiden ch. 2, Tsubaki says that the student council enforces rules to ensure the safety of the students. Kajun then says that it would be the duty of the council to investigate The Seven Mysteries to see if they're dangerous, and if so they can enforce stricter policies - basically appealing to Tsubaki's duties.Tsubaki: Your logic is sound, but...
- Manipulative Bastard: Kajun does care about her friends, but she has no compunctions about manipulating them so that they unknowingly do things which further her mission even when those actions put them in danger. Examples of that include convincing the other girls to break into a school building she suspected housed a grimoire while claiming it was to investigate a rumor, planting a fake clue during a competition that caused the group to go searching for another grimoire and saying that the Azure Grimoire might be able to help Mai to get the other girls to accompany her to a restricted level of the academy that housed a fragment of the Azure.
- The Mole: For Kokonoe and Sector Seven
- Proper Tights W Ith A Skirt: Like Tsubaki she wears them in her Military Academy uniform.
- Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: Has shades of this with Mai.
- Shipper on Deck: Is a fan of Jin x Tsubaki, just like the rest of her gang. Also tries to get Mai and Taro to become a couple after it becomes obvious that Mai has fallen in love with him.
- In the school festival event, Jin won the role of "Izanagi" as the star of the festival. Tsubaki, naturally, wants to be the "Izanami" besides him; Kajun then devises a plan together with her friends that can carry Tsubaki through the rock-paper-scissors game used for choosing the role. This doesn't end as well as expected as other competitors suspect Tsubaki for cheating. Kajun steps in, trying to prove her innocence... and then Kajun gets the Izanami title instead.
- Kajun, along with all the other girls except Shiori helps set up a date between Mai and Taro as well as give Mai a makeover before she goes to meet him.
- The Smart Gal: Kajun is very intelligent and is able to assess the abilities of various items in the manga. With a little information, she can also predict the thought processes of others.
- Spell My Name with an "S": At first the fans thought it was "Cajun".
- Spoiled Sweet: She can act like a princess at times, but she has a good heart.
- To Be a Master: Kajun tries to learn as much as possible, and has developed a habit of collecting information on anything new. Obsessed with obtaining knowledge she carries a small handbook around to write down everything she ever recorded and puts herself or her friends in odd situations in order to learn.
- Verbal Tic: In the Japanese version she often lets out "desu no!" after her sentences when she's excited.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has purple hair like all the other girls from the Amanohokosaka clan.
He's the protagonist of Phase Shift 1, sharing many superficial similarities with Hazama. With Relius Clover (his tutor), he traveled the world for a while, then studied at the Magic Guild. Apparently, due to being quiet and disliking the outdoors, Celica felt uneasy around him, a feeling that was inexplicably returned by Kazuma as her very presence made him feel ill without provocation. Then, as he wakes up on one fateful day, Yuuki Terumi appears besides him and offers him knowledge that he may lost, on the condition that he would try to find the Azure for him.
- Adorkable: Quiet, shy, and somewhat weird, but still a good guy to be around... Until Terumi got to him.
- Artificial Human: In truth, Kazuma was actually a body created by Relius for Yuuki Terumi to fuse with (after he was damaged by the Black Beast before the Dark War). During Phase Shift 1, he and Terumi meet, and end up fusing close to the end, Kazuma's body becoming a lot like Hazama.
- Artifactof Doom: Kazuma is like Hazama, a living Azure Grimore.
- Barrier Warrior: Can create magical barriers to protect any part of his body which he uses during his fight with Tomonori.
- Batman Gambit: Tricks Celica into leaving the island by telling her about her father. With her gone, seithr began to fill the island, distracting Nine and the Ten Sages so he could enter the library.
- Blinding Bangs: His eyes are almost always hidden, not that he ever opens them.
- Bookworm: Preferred to stay indoors and read.
- Butt Monkey: Besides his treatment as The Chew Toy to Nine, he also ends up getting attacked by Tonomori and later three Kaka assassins, who wanted to stop Terumi from fusing with him by killing him.
- The Cameo: Appears in the game as Hazama's Amane-fied (i.e with Amane's Astral Heat) form.
- The Chew Toy: Nine basically treats him as a verbal, and sometimes physical, punching bag.
- Cloud Cuckoolander: Given his... odd fixation for boiled eggs, he definitely is this.
- The Corruptible: He's rather easily manipulated by Terumi. Though for some reason he admitted that Kazuma is the first host that "gave him so much trouble".
- Deadpan Snarker: Initially averted, but starts to show shades of this after meeting Terumi.
- Desperately Looking for a Purpose in Life/Quest for Identity: Tragically deconstructed. He had no memories of his past before coming to the Magic Guild and desperately wanted to know who he was. Terumi managed to trick him by promising him his memories if he searched for the Azure. This eventually twisted his mind and ultimately made him fuse with Terumi.
- Eyes Always Shut: Just like Hazama's "gentleman" facade.
- From Nobody to Nightmare: The entirety of Phase Shift 1 illustrates his Protagonist Journey to Villain from ordinary Magic Guild student to becoming Terumi's vessel.
- Healing Factor: An odd trait of his was that any wound he received would heal almost instantly. Likely to be attributed to being an Artificial Human made from an Azure Grimoire.
- Instant Expert: During his fight with Tomonori, despite not even having seen the weapon before, Kazuma is able to wield Ouroboros with surprising skill. Though it helped that Terumi was in control.
- Kick the Morality Pet: A particularly vicious one where he blasts Trinity down a flight of stairs when she tried to reason with him.
- Kryptonite Factor: For some odd reason, Kazuma would always feel ill around Celica, a feeling that she returned as his presence would make her feel uneasy. This is because of Celica's natural ability of negating seithr and disable Azure Grimoire, which is what Kazuma is made of.
- Lazy Bum: He disliked physical activities, preferring to stay indoors, but he at least had an interest in reading.
- Manipulative Bastard: To Celica. See Batman Gambit above.
- Also was one to Trinity. When Nine afflicted Terumi with the Mind Eater curse, Terumi mentally separated himself from Kazuma so that while Terumi was affected by the curse, Kazuma would remain unaffected. Kazuma, whose personality was twisted similarly to Terumi's, tricked Trinity into lifting the spell.
- Morality Pet: Trinity tries to be one to him. she fails.
- Nice Guy: Despite all the crap he takes from Nine, Kazuma is never anything other than kind and courteous... At least until Terumi got to him.
- Oblivious to Love: Trinity obviously harbors tender feelings for Kazuma, even going to visit him after hours simply due to his absence from classes, but Kazuma flips between thinking that she's just unusually kind, or that she's trying to play him for a fool and spy on him for Nine. Eventually, Terumi's influence causes him to believe the latter.
- Perpetual Smiler: Is almost never seen without that smile of his.
- Protagonist Journey to Villain: Kazuma turns from a kind man to an evil sadist much like Terumi himself.
- Protagonist Without a Past: His desire to overcome this is what ultimately leads to his Start of Darkness with Terumi.
- Sanity Slippage: After meeting Terumi, he slowly becomes more and more unhinged and paranoid until his personality becomes similar to Terumi's and finally, the two merge.
- Sharing a Body: With Terumi, later on. Exploited later; see Manipulative Bastard above.
- Ship Tease: With Trinity. Until Terumi got to him.
- Shrinking Violet: Male example. The guy doesn't have much self-esteem and prefers to keep to himself.
- Sir Swears-a-Lot: Initially averted in contrast to Terumi and Hazama. He only curses once in the whole novel, a sign that Terumi's influence is getting to him.
- Spell My Name with an "S": Kuvaru? Kvar?
- Stepford Smiler: A mixture of Types A and B. Behind the mask of the ever-present smile is a guy who's really hurting inside. Under Terumi's influence, however, he becomes a straight Type C.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Boiled eggs. Just like Hazama.
- Unwitting Pawn: Becomes one to Terumi.
- Uncertain Doom: While Terumi said that the boundary would destroy him and that Hazama is confirmed to be not Kazuma, his fate is still unknown.
- Used to Be a Sweet Kid: Before Terumi got to him, he was a quiet and kind young man with low self esteem that kept to himself.
- You Gotta Have Green Hair: A trait shared by both Hazama and Terumi.
- Younger Than They Look: Downplayed somewhat. He looks like he's at his late teens, but he's actually just 12 years old.
A character from the Bloodedge Experience novels. She is an agent working for the Mitsurugi Agency, who hires the Immortal Breakers to try and kill Clavis Alucard. She meets Naoto after the Agency is sent to clean up his apartment after Clavis’ battle with the Immortal Breakers and is immediately smitten with him and attempts to seduce him. She has a, currently unnamed, Drive that seems to use Razor Wind.
- Artificial Human: She is a Dimension Boundary Contact Prime Field Device, which is a similar being to the Murakumo units and Es.
- Authority Equals Asskicking: She is in charge of the Mitsurugi Agency forces in Shin Kawahama City and is easily the strongest member. She is able to fight evenly against Spinner Superior, who effortlessly killed all of her soldiers.
- Become Your Weapon: Has a Murakumo-like weapon that she uses as armor.
- Berserk Button: When Spinner calls her a “Mosaic” she immediately attempts to kill him with all her strength.
- Blade Below the Shoulder: Her main weapon in her Murakumo form.
- Expy: Of Nu. They are both Prime Field Devices that use a Murakumo as armor. Both are Yandere for the main character and hostile to everyone else, especially those they think are in the way. They both have relationships with the main character based on a one-sided belief in the Interplay of Sex and Violence; The Masochism Tango for Nu and In Love with Your Carnage for Kiiro. Also they both have Idiot Hair.
- Famous Ancestor: Like Naoto, she has Mei Amanohokosaka as her ancestor, courtesy of Hikagami family being an offshoot of Amanohokosaka clan. The fact that she's an Artificial Human, however, makes her lineage questionable.
- Frankenstein's Monster: Her body is made from the pieces of her sister units that had died previously. This is why calling her “Mosaic” is her Berserk Button.
- Idiot Hair: When she lets her hair down.
- In Love with Your Carnage: Is turned on by Naoto’s Drive and even wants him to cut her up with Bloodedge.
- Love at First Sight: Falls for Naoto immediately after meeting him. She says this is because of their synchronized heartbeats.
- Murder the Hypotenuse: Does not like Raquel and when they first meet, Kiiro says she would kill Raquel on the spot if Naoto wasn’t there.
- Non-Protagonist Resolver: It's her, instead of Naoto, who finishes off Spinner Superior.
- Rapunzel Hair: Reaches her lower back when it’s not in a ponytail.
- Razor Wind: Her currently unnamed Drive seems to have this effect.
- Robot Girl: A given being a Prime Field Device.
- Sexy Spectacles: Wears a pair of rimless glasses to complete her Sexy Secretary look.
- Slasher Smile: Sports one when Spinner hits her Berserk Button.
- Slipknot Ponytail: While her hair is normally kept in a ponytail, her hair is down when she fights in her Murakumo form.
- Synchronization: Her and Naoto’s heartbeats are completely in sync for an unknown reason.
- Thanks for the Mammary: Invoked. She puts Naoto’s hand on her chest to prove to him that their heartbeats are synchronized. Of course this puts his hand directly on her breasts.
- Woman Scorned: Subverted. While her personality suggests she would turn Yandere on Naoto after he rejects her, she actually gets more turned on by him rejecting her advances.
- Yandere: Has elements of this when comparing her total infatuation with Naoto to her cold and murderous interactions with Raquel and Spinner respectively.
- You Are Number Seven: Is designated Dimension Boundary Contact Prime Field Device ES No. 07.
Litchi’s adorable pet, Noel’s subject of desire and Tsubaki's subject of disgust, Lao Jiu is a little Panda of an unknown species, Lao Jiu is a fairly mysterious character in that he channel the spirits that lies in the Boundary and share the powers with its owner, in a manner of speaking Lao Jiu is a living device which augments Litchi’s powers.
It’s unknown when and where Litchi came to know and raise Lao Jiu as her pet, but it’s clear that they share a good relationship, Lao Jiu is always seen with its owner, Litchi raises it on her hair, making Lao Jiu look like a hairpin due its size and seemly quiet nature.
- Artifact of Doom: It is implied to be the source of Litchi's Boundary corruption.
- Cool Pet: Such a small Panda that lives on its owner's hair, and it's also a living power-up device. Definitely cool.
- Hair Decorations: Serves as one for Litchi.
- Head Pet: Lao Jiu is kept on Litchi's hair knot; still quite close to her head.
- Panda-ing to the Audience: Cute enough for Noel to threaten Litchi to get her hands off it, and of course Litchi is very fond of her pet.
- Ridiculously Cute Critter: He’s a tiny panda!
- Soul Jar: Lao Jiu carries a piece of Roy's soul, and is in fact the reason Litchi's even alive in the first place in CF.
Voiced by: Yukiko Kato / Michelle Ruff
Litchi's assistant. She idolizes Litchi and works to match her skills in medicine, and grow to be just like her. Despite this, she is unaware of Litchi's past, or her relationship with Arakune.
Suffers from a major case of Hero Worship toward Litchi. Her behavior would be easy to misinterpret, if she hadn't nipped that perception in the bud early on, stating she's more "reverent" of Litchi, than "fond."
- Anime Chinese Girl: If her name and qipao are of any indication, yes.
- Big Sister Worship: She pretty much sees Litchi as her big sis and she idolizes her.
- Bokukko: In the Japanese version.
- Broke Your Arm Punching Out Cthulhu: Downplayed; when Tager beats Litchi (in the first game), an angered Linhua charges at him. Not only he is unfazed, she hurts her hands in the process.
- Cute Little Fangs: Has one on the left side of her mouth.
- Parental Abandonment: Her parents were killed by NOL soldiers during a war.
- Satellite Character: Her only appearance in the first game is in Litchi and Taokaka's story mode, and she only serves as a supporting role. She gets some substantial Character Development in Continuum Shift, however.
- And is Put on a Bus in Chronophantasma.
The protagonist of the BlazBlue: Remix Heart and BlazBlue: Variable Heart mangas, as well as the Remix Heart Gaiden section in Chronophantasma Extend. Like Jin and Tsubaki, she is the heir of one of the the Duodecim noble families; in her case the Hazuki family. She was originally a boy, but a grimoire turned her into a girl prior to the events of manga. She was not able to reverse the transformation, and she got enrolled to the Military Academy where she became a classmate and friend of Noel, Tsubaki and Makoto. She has a sheltered and rather timid personality, though she is also altruistic and valorous. Throughout the manga, her friends tried to help her relieve her condition (although she lied about what her "real" condition is).
- Accidental Kiss: With Taro Sasagae, Jin's roommate.
- Adorkable: Almost rivals Noel in this department.
- Becoming the Mask: Mai tries to pass for a normal girl as she wants to keep her true identity a secret. As a result she deliberately uses feminine speech patterns (such as the first person pronoun "watashi" instead of the more masculine "boku" she had used as a boy) and generally attempts to act as a girl even though she considers herself to be a boy in a girl's body. Eventually however she comes to think of herself a girl.
- Blade on a Stick: Wields a large red spear in Variable Heart.
- Blue Is Heroic: Has blue hair and is dressed in blue most of the time. She's kind and helpful, if a bit timid.
- Canon Immigrant: She is mentioned by name during Chrono Phantasma, apparently being MIA since graduation.
- Appears alongside Kajun in Chrono Phantasma EXTEND's story mode.
- The Chew Toy: In the beginning of the manga, Makoto sure does love to fondle her and make comments on how her flushed reactions to seeing them naked is turning her on.
- Her roommate, Kajun Faycott likes to tease her as well.
- Clothing Damage: She's prone to this.
- Code Name: Real name Mai Hazuki.
- Combat Clairvoyance: While she had become the Intermediary Grimoire, she was able to read her opponents' moves even if she couldn't view them.
- Combat Stilettos: Her moments of actual combat are few and far between, but whenever she goes down to it, her high heels never hindered her once.
- Cursed with Awesome: Her super taste ability, ironically, means that she'd get sick if she ever eats normal food. Still, the ability helped her and her friends a lot of times. There's also the fact that she finds Noel's cooking delicious, which is a saving grace.
- Dark Secret: The fact that she was a man (and the heir of the Hazuki family) is treated as such by her, and she feared for the time it eventually gets out. Later on Chachakaka lets the secrets out with the Ammit Cryas, and while it does shock her friends, they apparently don't really care; she's still their dearest friend.
- Delayed Reaction: In Gaiden ch. 1, it sure took Mai almost a minute to understand that she and Kajun are going to do cooking duty for next week when Makoto told her about it.
- Dual Wielding: Is capable of wielding both a sword and dagger and does so at more than one point.
- The Empath: Using her super taste ability, she can view the thoughts and memories of living things. She has done this on the watermelon sprout that came alive in Chapter 3, the soul of the dead legendary Student Council President in Chapter 11, Shiori in Chapter 16 and Seifer in chapter 24. Except for the latter, she also manages to solve their inner problems because of it.
- Everyone Can See It: Everyone in her team quickly catches on when Mai shows signs of being lovestruck with Taro and they decide to do something about it.
- Exotic Eye Designs: After she gets a little of the Azure in her from her interaction with a certain Grimoirenote , she can access a greater power from it during times of distress, and her eyes will gain shining rectangular pupils during so.
- Expy: A lot of people who saw her for the first time thought that she was Dizzy. Of course, because of the blue hair and the big ribbon. The design of her shoes is also similar to Dizzy's. She also resembles Dizzy in being shy and timid.
- Her hairstyle, however, is more similar to the "Maiden of the Grove/Kokage No Kimi"◊ (who is Dizzy) in Guilty Gear 2: Overture.
- Mai's design is more similar to the ponytailed swordswoman archetype, such as Meiya Mitsurugi from Muv-Luv or Himari Noihara from Omamori Himari. Especially apparent in her "original" male form.
- First Kiss: Courtesy of Makoto, it would seem.
- First Law of Gender-Bending: She chooses to complete the fusion with the grimoire that turned her into a girl in order to gain the power necessary to protect her friends.
- Flight, Strength, Heart: From the No-Name Grimoire, she has enhanced strength, Super Reflexes, Combat Clairvoyance, and... her super-taste. Interestingly, it's her super-taste power that is emphasized more than her other abilities.
- Gender Bender: In her current state.
- Gender-Blender Name: While "Mai" is indeed a girl's name, she has had it even when she was a guy.
- Godiva Hair: During her naked sequences, her long sidetails function as this.
- Hair Antennae: Mai has had them even as a baby.
- Hair Decorations: Wears a big yellow hair ribbon.
- Heroes Prefer Swords: Mai is the protagonist of the Remix Heart manga and fights bravely to defend her friends. Her preferred weapons in that series are a longsword accompanied by a parrying dagger.
- I Am What I Am: It is essentially what the title of Chapter 23 says. In that chapter, after Seifer Albar says that she has lied to her friends about her true nature the entire time, she (after words of encouragement from her friends) affirms that she is what she is, no matter what she may become.
- I Choose to Stay: In the end she decides that being a woman is okay, as her new life has given her more lively moments and new, loving friends.
- I Have No Son: In her supernaturally-induced nightmare in Chapter 8, her father comes to her and says that she's worthless as she chose to stay being a woman. He later even sends Chachakaka to kill her. Played with in the epilogue: as Chacha revealed, her father may have disowned her, but Chacha says there's a reason why Mai's father didn't immediately kill her - Chacha was sent to do a Secret Test of Character to test Mai's strength. It's also revealed that he disowned her so she can be free and live as her own self.
- Laser-Guided Amnesia: In Chapter 9, a grimoire causes her to lose her memories of her school life and gets freaked out by her surroundings. Only after she tastes her own tears, and later her close friends', that she goes back to normal.
- The Leader: Of her team, Remix Heart.
- Let's Get Dangerous: Turns out Mai's a skilled fighter in her own right, as shown in ch. 16 when 2 assassins find themselves disarmed and then threatened with their own weapons.
- Living Macguffin: Her complete merging with the No-Name Grimoire (that makes her a woman in the first place) makes her a "Remix Heart", which along with the Azure fragment she later absorbed is a component Seifer Albar needed to make the Crimson Grimoire. He tried to forcefully take the Azure fragment from her, and succeeded; although as he didn't have enough souls to complete it, his Crimson Grimoire is incomplete.
- Loss of Identity: Oftentimes she feels conflicted when confronted (directly or indirectly) with issues about (her) womanhood and she fears that she'll lose her "true self" the longer she stays a woman. She also acts boyish from time to time. This is no longer the case in the end as she has come to terms with what she is.
- Magic Kiss: When Mai fused with an Azure fragment which turned her into the Intermediary Grimoire, she gained the ability to copy information or abilities from one person by tasting them and then transfer those into another person by kissing them. She was not able to use those abilities herself though.
- Meido: She was tricked into wearing an outfit of one by Kajun in Chapter 4 of the Remix Heart manga.
- Ms. Fanservice: Good lord, does she have tons of fanservice moments. The manga explicitly makes comments on how busty she is.
- Inverted in one bath scene in Remix Heart with her, Noel, Tsubaki, Makoto, and Kajun; she's the only one who isn't naked, and gets called out for it.
- Nice Girl: Mai was shown no love by her harsh father and was prevented from having friends while in the Hazuki household. As a result she is very devoted to the friends she made at the academy and will do what she can to aid them.
- Nosebleed: Of course, being originally a boy, this is somewhat justified the first few times she sees naked bodies of girls. She also apparently faints as an added bonus.
- Later on she gets used to it and no longer reacts to seeing girls naked or mind being naked in front of them.
- Ominous Message from the Future: Okay, to be fair it's more like ominous vision of the future, but in Chapter 8 while Mai's dream is going horribly wrong (because of the effect of an artifact) she sees Noel, Makoto, Tsubaki, and Kajun dueling one another as they appear Continuum Shift weapons and all. As it gets worse she sees Noel and Tsubaki's outfits shift to their Chronophantasma versions and almost immediately shift yet again into Mu and Izayoi. The whole sequence is borderline mind rape session that would make Hazama proud.
- Out-of-Clothes Experience: She has one in ch. 23 where she's talking inside her mind with the grimoire that is sealed inside her.
- Power Copying: A power she gained for a time. She copies the power and abilities of the last person she kissed (or the last thing she tastes) and gives her previous ability to the recipient. Unfortunately, she had eaten Noel's cooking when she accidentally kisses Taro, dooming him into cooking death dishes like Noel.
- Properly Paranoid: Played straight overall in regards to Shiori, who she suspects as being a bad guy, although she keeps this to herself. Although subverted in one instance: she thought Shiori is putting poison inside the porridge that was meant for Jin and friends, but it turns out it's perfectly safe.
- Purple Eyes: And in fitting with the uniqueness aspect of the trope she is a Remix Heart, the perfect fusion between a human and a Grimoire.
- Rapunzel Hair: Even in a ponytail it goes down to her thighs.
- Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: Shades of it with Kajun, and later Shiori (a new roommate introduced later).
- Second Law of Gender Bending: At first, she is uncomfortable in her state as a girl. But later on, she comments that her current state of life is "vivid and radiant, and full of life", and that "being a girl is nice." Still later she ends up falling in love with one of her male senior.
- Shipper on Deck: Supports Tsubaki's attempts to get closer to Jin, much like the rest of her gang.
- Shy Blue-Haired Girl: As a result of growing up without friends and being turned into a girl.
- Starting a New Life: She pretty much does this after she becomes a woman and starts attending the academy. But it's not until after the last chapter (and the epilogue) when she fully embraces her new life, with her no longer having desires to go back to her old self.
- Super Senses: Taste. Mai can actually hear the thoughts of both the ingredients as well as the chef. Due to this, she normally avoids eating. Ironically, she's the only person who actually loves Noel's cooking, because she can't feel anything but Noel's innocence. She can also use her taste to identify supernatural objects.
- Sympathy for the Devil: Towards Shiori as she learned her past, and later Seifer as well.
- Unishment: As the punishment of breaking the school rules is eating Noel's cooking, she intentionally does it time after time so that she can eat them.
- You Can't Go Home Again: She thinks that she was rejected from the house Hazuki by her father because he no longer found her worthy because of her condition. Later she discovers that this was not the reason he sent her away.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair
- Hair Color Dissonance: It can hover in shades of blue and violet.
- Zettai Ryouiki: Both with her school uniform and with shorts when dressed casually.
Voiced by: Masaru Suzuki / Ezra Weisz (credited as Ethan Murray in Alter Memory)
One of Rachel's familiars. He's a shapeshifting cat that also serves as Rachel's umbrella. Is gay.
- Anything That Moves: Appears to be this according to the following exchange in Hakumen's Continuum Shift story mode. Then again, he may have been thinking about Jin.Nago: Mmmm, a hot man all tied up... Ah, it just makes me tingle!
Gii: That's... uh... C'mon, you can't even see his face.
- Blush Sticker: Has these at all times, possibly to show he’s Camp Gay.
- Camp Gay: During Jin's canon path in Continuum Shift, before his fight with Rachel, Nago asks Rachel if they can "keep him" because Jin is "just his type."
- It should be noted that he expresses similar thoughts toward Hakumen, making exactly what he likes about Jin considerably more up in the air...
- He also seems to like Amane, calling him "cutie pie".
- Familiar: He and Gii are this for Rachel.
- Mega Neko: He’s big enough for Rachel to sit on.
- Parasol of Pain: The form he takes most of the time.
- Temporary Bulk Change: He gains giant muscly arms in some of Rachel’s attacks.
- Too Kinky to Torture: Gii says that Nago is quite the masochist. In gameplay it's him who takes damage whenever Rachel gets "hit".
- Voluntary Shapeshifting: He can transform into varying things including an umbrella, a sword and an electric chair.
A character from Bloodedge Experience novels who mainly serves as Naoto's partner. A goth-loli vampire in the vein of Rachel. Clavis Alucard's adoptive daughter and Rachel's adoptive sister. Has a weird habit of... getting naked (or close to it) as well as being uncomfortable (so much that she gets panic attacks) around women. Her Drive is Tempest, an ability to control wind currents, much like Rachel's Silpheed.
She first meets Naoto when she was chased by a strange, grotesque insect man; Naoto goes to save her and beat the insect man, but he lost his right arm in the process. Raquel then offers to save him from bleeding to death in exchange for him to find the Azure. The next day, he finds himself to be normal (with his right arm again) but technically dead; Raquel explains that she shared her immense life force with him, but that will turn him into a vampire in a year - unless he does what she made him promise to.
In Central Fiction Naoto comes to the present in order to find her.
- Abusive Parents: It's implied that Clavis was this to her; Naoto noticed that he doesn't let her say anything when he asked Naoto whether he wanted Raquel to be taken back by him, and that the two generally don't treat each other like a father and daughter should. Then it's made clearer that he's this when it's revealed that he subjected her to connecting with the Boundary to load her with knowledge; the experience caused her pain and agony.
- A-Cup Angst: Naoto once (accidentally) mocked her about her chest size. She was not amused.
- Animal Motifs: The rabbit, like Rachel. Her hair ribbons make her look like a rabbit like Rachel, but in a different way: Raquel ties her hair in a ponytail while Rachel ties hers in pigtails.
- Artificial Human: Or rather Artificial Vampire. She was born from an Embryo that Clavis found.
- Badass Cape: Her original outfit is nothing but a badass cape.
- Barbie Doll Anatomy: There's an illustration page in the novel where she's bathing with Naoto; part of her chest is exposed, but lacking nipples.
- Big Damn Heroes: Busts into the room to save Naoto when Saya was attacking him with Soul Eater, since she noticed her life force being sucked out through Naoto (as he currently lives off of her life force).
- Blow You Away: Her Drive ability. She used it once to augment her jump while also carrying Naoto to go straight up a multi-story building.
- Clingy Jealous Girl: Downplayed. She is annoyed that Naoto doesn’t tell her about his relationship with Saya Terumi and that he met Kiiro without telling her.
- Creepy Cool Crosses: Has the same ones as Rachel on her Badass Cape.
- Curtains Match the Window: Blonde hair, golden eyes.
- Damsel in Distress: During her initial fight with the Apostle she gets captured after letting her guard down when she assumed it was dead. Naoto saves her but nearly dies in the process. Later she gets captured by Spinner Superior and Naoto has to rescue her. This is problematic since, as his link with Raquel is weakening, his right arm (as it is made of Raquel's blood) dissolves into blood.
- Deadpan Snarker: Likes snarking with Naoto a lot.
- Expy: In terms of the whole Blazblue universe, she's this to Rachel. From her looks, to her abilities, to her relationship with the protagonist.
- Going Commando: Even after being forced to wear clothes, she refuses to put on panties under her school uniform.
- Grand Theft Me: She is able to temporarily possess Rachel. She does this to tell Naoto that he needs to save their world.
- Herald: She's the one who kickstarts Naoto's jump into the plot.
- Hey, You!: She calls Clavis “that man” as opposed to addressing him as her father.
- Identical Stranger: She has "chosen" Naoto because he indirectly reminds her of someone who saved her from her predicaments with Clavis before; said someone bears red eyes and white hair, and has "azure heartbeats", something that Raquel senses within Naoto.
- Innocent Fanservice Girl: Seems to have very little knowledge about anything sexual. When she and Naoto are in an adult store she continuously asks the clerk about the various toys being sold there, much to Naoto’s embarrassment.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She treats Naoto as a servant and at one point flat out says that she sees him as a dog rather than a person. However she did save his life, wants to stay with him, and puts a lot of trust in him. She also tries to keep civilians away from her battles.
- Kick Chick: Physically fights mostly with powerful kicks.
- Lady and Knight: The Lady to Naoto’s Knight.
- Lady of Black Magic: Much like Rachel, she can use magic. She mostly uses it to enhance her ability to sense the Azure.
- Living Shadow: She is able to hide herself inside Naoto’s shadow. Since staying in the sun tires her out, she does this fairly often so she can rest.
- Mind-Control Eyes: The ability Slave Red allows her to take control of someone through eye contact to force them to obey a command or make them believe something she tells them. However It Only Works Once per person.
- Mind Rape: Clavis decided to educate Raquel by connecting her to the Boundary, which ends as well as you would expect. She was saved by a mysterious man with white hair and red eyes.
- Mistress and Servant Boy: Her and Naoto's relationship in a nutshell. She even calls him "my servant" in the school.
- Moment Killer: She once (indirectly) interrupts an intimate moment between Naoto and Haruka by opening the apartment's room door and letting Haruka's mother in.
- Mundane Utility: Uses Slave Red, which can control anyone, to convince Haruka that she is Naoto’s cousin because explaining things to Haruka would be too troublesome.
- Naked First Impression: When she first meets Naoto she is naked except for her Badass Cape, although he only reacted to it after he wakes up the next day. This also happens when she meets Haruka (while Naoto was struggling to get Raquel to wear clothes) although Haruka decides to search for a knife.
- New Transfer Student: Enlists at Shin Kawahama First High School to work with Naoto in searching for the Azure.
- No Social Skills: Inevitable considering she is only two years old and had little interaction with humans before meeting Naoto. She treats Naoto like a servant, has him make her tea during class and has no reservations picking up dildos and asking the clerk of an adult store about them and this is all before getting into her Shameless Fanservice Girl tendencies.
- OOC Is Serious Business: When Clavis appears in Naoto’s house, she is shaking in fear. Compared to her usual headstrong attitude, or even her freezing up around women, this is a sign that her relationship with Clavis is not a good one.
- Our Vampires Are Different: Like Rachel, she doesn't drink blood often, although she's still uncomfortable under sunlight. She isn't a natural born vampire either.
- Rapunzel Hair: Her hair is so long that it goes all the way down to the floor.
- Really Was Born Yesterday: She's just 2 years old and yet she already looks like a teenager.
- Relative Error: Inverted and Invoked. When Haruka searches for a knife after seeing Naoto with a naked Raquel, Raquel uses Slave Red to convince Haruka that she is Naoto’s cousin. The fact that this convinces Haruka is incredibly ironic considering her own feelings for Naoto.
- Restored My Faith in Humanity: Believed that all humans were cowardly and weak. She believes Naoto is the same when he ran away during her first fight with an Apostle. However he proves her wrong when he comes back with a fire extinguisher, having only left to get a weapon, and shows that humans can be stronger than she thought.
- Sensor Character: Has the unique ability to innately sense the Azure, specifically the Remains of Azure that are left behind when a Drive is used.
- Shameless Fanservice Girl: Does not like wearing clothes and does not care about being seen naked. She also will walk in on Naoto when he’s naked since she considers looking at her servant naked the same thing as looking at a pet dog naked.
- Spot of Tea: As with every other Alucard. She stands out in the fact that she demands Naoto make her tea in the middle of class.
- Stripperific: Her initial outfit consists of her Badass Cape, her rabbit-styled hair ribbons… and that’s it.
- Supernatural Gold Eyes: She’s a vampire sort of and has gold eyes.
- Tsundere: She treats Naoto like a lowly servant and snarks at him a lot, but there are times where she shows genuine concerns and worry for him.
- Undead Tax Exemption: Easily transfers into Naoto’s high school despite being a vampire who has no normal credentials. Although the fact that she has Slave Red probably helped.
- The Voice: In Naoto's act II ending her voice can be heard and tells Naoto not to touch the mini-Azure.
- Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Is not comfortable around women, the more feminine they are the worse for her. When they get close she freezes up and cannot talk to them, refuse them or even physically resist them. The only reason she even wore clothes at all is because she couldn’t stop Haruka from dressing her and cannot refuse when Yuki wants her to spend the night with them. She can overcome this in dangerous situations though.
- Younger Than They Look: In contrast to Rachel, who has lived for thousands of years but looks 12, Raquel is only 2 years old but looks like she’s 16.
Voiced by: Kanako Kondou (CT) / Cristina Valenzuela (CT)
Ragna and Jin's missing little sister. She is the template for the Murakumo Units (Lambda, Mu (Noel) and Nu). She was taken by Terumi after the burning of their church. The Material Collection reveals that she has incredibly high ars magus aptitude and was raised in the Church to hide her from Terumi.
- Artificial Human: Central Fiction reveals that her body has a doll-like anatomy. How she becomes like that, however, is a complete mystery.
- Big Brother Attraction: implied; as the Murakumo Units are all Saya clones, they all share fragments of her consciousness and are attracted to Ragna to different extents... Even Izanami exploited this while she's using her body, to get Ragna to work with her.
- The Dog Was the Mastermind: As revealed in the True Ending of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift. This is a subversion, however, she's effectively a Puppet King for Terumi and Relius... without her knowledge. Not to mention, she has been possessed by the Goddess of the Underworld, Izanami, which explains the drastic change of her disposition.
- Ill Girl: A major factor in why Jin hates Ragna so much is Ragna understandably having to focus his attention on their frail, bedridden sister as opposed to Jin himself.
- Japanese Sibling Terminology: As shown in Wheel of Fortune, she used to call Jin "Jin-niisama". When Tsubaki sees this vision of the past about the siblings, she gets freaked out about how someone else calls her Childhood Friend that way. Her extent of influence to Izanami also makes her call Ragna with "nii-sama".
- Lethal Chef: Noel inherited her horrific cooking abilities from her.
- Pet the Dog: In The Wheel of Fortune Drama CD. It was shown that when they were kids, Jin and Saya were actually rather affectionate towards each other before she became sickly. Saya even said that she loves Jin very much. The reason for Jin's hatred towards her and why she suddenly became ill are currently unknown. This may yet have a connection to her subsequent possession by Izanami.
- Shoot the Dog: Since Izanami cannot be killed, the only way to stop her is to kill Saya, which denies Izanami the body she needs in order to take direct action. However, Ragna is unable to go through with it.
A character from the Bloodedge Experience novels. She is Naoto’s younger sister and Haruka’s cousin. A member of the Terumi clan, descended from the Amanohokosaka clan. When she was 8 years old her Drive manifested and she killed everyone in the Terumi clan except Naoto and her mom, after which Mei imprisoned her. She wants to kill Naoto so she can take his Hunter’s Eye and revive the Terumi clan. Her Drive is Soul Eater, which lets her steal the life force from anyone she touches.
- Cain and Abel: The Cain to Naoto’s Abel
- The Cameo: Appears in Central Fiction as the Imperator's Amane-fied form.
- Damsel in Distress: She later gets kidnapped by one of Spinner Superior's bugs and Naoto goes to save her. After that, however, when he's distracted trying to save Raquel, the Immortal Breakers took Saya away without him knowing.
- Identical Stranger: Looks a lot like the Imperator. They both have red eyes, long purple hair kept in a ponytail, and have designs based on Miko.
- Genocide from the Inside: She wiped out her own clan after gaining Soul Eater.
- Hour of Power: Due to her weak body, she can only use Soul Eater for three minutes before collapsing, although she does know magic that temporarily gives her strength to continue fighting.
- Ill Girl: She is physically very frail, meaning she can’t fight for long periods of time. She can use Soul Eater to fight for longer, but it can only extend her fighting time a little.
- Katanas Are Just Better: Her weapon of choice.
- Kimono Is Traditional: Wears a kimono, fitting with her image of a traditional woman.
- Life Drain: Her Drive, Soul Eater, can drain the life force of anyone she comes in contact with.
- One Steve Limit: A noticeable aversion in both first and last name. Saya is Ragna and Jin’s sister and Terumi obviously comes from Yuuki Terumi. She however has no connection to Saya and Yuuki Terumi’s name is just an alias so the reason for this is unknown.
- The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: She attacks Valkenhayn for trying to kill Naoto, saying only she has the right to do so. This is most likely because she needs to take the Hunter’s Eye from him.
- Rapunzel Hair: It goes down to below her waist, while it’s still in a ponytail.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: Has red eyes and slaughtered her clan.
- Red Herring: She looks almost identical to the Imperator, suggesting that she might be Izanami. However when Naoto meets Izanami he says that while she looks like his sister, they are not the same person.
- Sealed Evil in a Can: After the slaughter of the Terumi clan, [[Xblaze Mei Amonohokosaka]] and a few other magic users sealed her away. However, they were unable to keep her contained and she escaped.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has the female Amanohokosaka clan members trademark purple hair.
A Remix Heart character introduced in later chapters. A professor at the Military Academy who teaches alchemy. He spent most of his time away from other people, being busy with his own researches. Later develops some interest in Mai for some reason.
- Ambition Is Evil: His mad pursuit of the Crimson Grimoire leads to him conducting dastardly experiments on various people and, later, attempting to sacrifice the entirety of the Academy on making said grimoire.
- Alchemy Is Magic: Pretty much what his alchemy abilities boil down to. He can create a Blob Monster and control another monster with it, and he can also create barriers and transfigure things into weapons.
- Bad Guys Do the Dirty Work: He's ultimately killed by Hazama.
- Big Damn Heroes: Is the one who ultimately stops the rampaging Jin Kisaragi (when he was influenced by Yukianesa). Also saves Mai from falling down the building after a Blob Monster attacks her.
- Breaking Speech: He tells Mai that she has been lying in front of her friends about her true nature the entire time, and that she's losing her true self as she becomes a complete "Remix Heart", but she counters this by saying that I Am What I Am.
- Deadly Upgrade: He later manages to acquire the Burning Red and then demonstrates its tremendous magical power. But as the Grimoire is incomplete, it rejects him and then shocks him.
- Don't You Dare Pity Me!: Screams this at Mai when she's sympathizing with his past. He then proceeds to take the Remix Heart from her.
- Four Eyes, Zero Soul: Is revealed to be the Big Bad.
- Freudian Excuse: Somewhat: he was ridiculed in the past for trying to find/make the Crimson Grimoire, which was believed to be a myth. This just made him wanting the thing even more, to prove himself.
- Just Between You and Me: When Mai becomes incapacitated because of the device Seifer put on her, he then blurts his true motives while nobody's around.
- Karma Houdini Warranty: He pretty much gets what he wanted... but the Grimoire was incomplete, it harms him, and later Hazama comes down and kills him easily.
- Loners Are Freaks: He claimed that friends, companions and somesuch are nothing before the power of the Crimson Grimoire. Later on, after Mai is saved and she gets news on him missing, she goes to say that he wouldn't turn out so bad if he had friends to support him and scold him whenever he made mistakes.
- Mad Scientist: Is hinted to be one. Turns out he really is one, what with his disregard of human life as he performed experiments on them for his goal.
- Manipulative Bastard: First he created a monster to observe Mai, and as the monster threatened her, he then swoops in to save her, earning her trust. She then explains her situation to him, which leads to him putting a device on her that collects information about her. After he gets everything he needs, it shocks her to unconsciousness, and Seifer manipulated her friends to flood her with Ars Magus to reconfigure the Azure fragments within her, and indirectly turning her into a full "Remix Heart".
- Nice Guy: Appears as amicable and collected, and is concerned with the well-being of the students. In reality, though, he's a cruel bastard who will stop at nothing to reach his goal.
- Never Found the Body: After he's killed, his body is mentioned to have been disappeared from the place.
- Sharp-Dressed Man: He wears a very stylish outfit, complete with a Badass Cape.
- Smart People Wear Glasses: A genius alchemist who wears circular glasses.
- Walking Spoiler: This dude is, shall we say, quite a big deal later.
A Remix Heart character introduced in later chapters. Initially appearing before the Team Remix Heart as a polite and humble new transfer student and becoming Mai and Kajun's roommate, she then shows her true nature to Mai - being an assassin sent to kill Jin Kisaragi. But after Mai understands her inner feelings, Shiori softens and then goes to Mai's side. Is partnered by Chachakaka, another assassin who handles recon job and assists her.
- Acquired Poison Immunity: She points out that she's immune to getting poisoned. Her flashback shows her younger self getting surrounded by poisonous snakes, which likely contributes to this.
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Beneath her courteous persona lies a calculating mind of an assassin. She ditches the sheep's clothing later.
- Black Cloak: In her past, she's shown wearing this, complete with a Cool Mask.
- Combat Stilettos: Can move quite quickly even while wearing these. She even uses them to brutally stomp on a NOL officer's hand.
- Dark and Troubled Past: When her past is shown through Mai when she licked Shiori's blood, we see her being put in Training from Hell from a young age and being treated harshly by her own parents.
- Foregone Conclusion: She's tasked to assassinate Jin. Of course, by the time the games start, he's shown to be alive and well.
- Girlish Pigtails: Keeps her hair in small pigtails inside of large ribbons.
- Hair Decorations: Wears dark blue ribbons to tie her hair.
- Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Initially appears this way, but then quickly subverted later.
- Heel–Face Turn: When Mai gets a glimpse of Shiori's past, she sympathizes with her. Shiori then cries as she realizes that Mai really meant it when she said that she'd like to help her whenever Shiori has a problem, and on the morning after she becomes Mai's ally (although she's still going to kill Jin).
- Heroic Sacrifice: In Chapter 24, when Seifer is going to kill Mai, Shiori Took The Bullet for her.
- Jerkass: After her Heel–Face Turn, she stops hiding behind her polite persona and defaults to her constant bitchy nature.
- Master Poisoner: Is knowledgeable about multiple kinds of poisons.
- New Transfer Student: Comes to the Military Academy in order to assassinate Jin.
- Professional Killer: the Kirihito family has been one since generations mainly for Hazuki family, and Shiori is no exception.
- The Rival: Declares Taro as this as Mai shows some affection towards him.
- Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: Later forms this with Mai. Reaches to Schoolgirl Lesbians territory when she openly declares that her love for Mai exceeds everyone else's. Mai herself isn't really into it, though.
- Sadist: Is shown to be one when her true nature is shown. She poisoned a NOL officer and then tortures him, while detailing how she'll going to inflict horrible pain on him and he'll forget everything due to said poison. She also mentions to Mai that not only she'll turn Mai's friends into her mindless puppets and have them kill Jin, but she'll make Tsubaki realize it once she does the deed.
- Single-Target Sexuality: She's clearly Mai-sexual. This is proven when she finds out that Mai's a man all along; she just doesn't care and says that she still loves Mai even if she was a man.
- Sixth Ranger: For the Team Remix Heart.
- Skinship Grope: Her first introduction with the Team Remix Heart involves her sneaking behind Mai and then doing this to her, telling her to not let her guard down. Later after her Heel–Face Turn she occasionally does this as a sign of affection.
- The Sneaky Guy: Pretty much.
- Sore Loser: when she loses to Taro in the shaved ice eating contest, she shoved some shaved ice onto his face and then gloats about it.
- Tyke Bomb: Her Dark and Troubled Past turns her into this, making her an assassin from a young age.
- Defusing the Tyke Bomb: Mai does this to her by understanding her feelings. She succeeds.
- Zettai Ryouiki: With thigh-high boots.
The father of Nine and Celica, and later the father-in-law of Jubei and the grand-father of Kokonoe, Shūichirō Ayatsuki was a scientist working with Relius Clover before the emergence of the Black Beast, but he died shortly after its creation.
- Disappeared Dad: Distanced himself from his daughters after the death of his wife, throwing himself into his research. He then completely disappeared after the appearance of the Black Beast and dies shortly after Nine and Celica find him.
- I Will Find You: Has a chapter devoted to finding him. In the end, Celica, Konoe, Trinity and Bloodedge found him in his old lab, apparently barely survived the Black Beast ordeal with seithr poisoning. After an angered Konoe attacked him, he succumbed to his wounds and died.
- Mad Scientist: Implied to be this. He was the one who created the Kushinada's Lynchpin. He also planned to use Celica as the energy source for the thing, which maddens Nine.
- The Scapegoat: Is blamed for the appearance of the Black Beast, but the truth is more complicated...
A character from the Bloodedge Experience novels. He was one of the best mages in the Magic Guild, until he was expelled for getting too close to the Azure. He has creepy fixation on Raquel Alucard, chasing her to use her powers in his quest to obtain the Azure. He is an incredibly powerful magician and controls a large variety of bugs for various purposes, including fighting, tracking and converting people into his Apostles. He has a Drive but it is unknown what it’s called or what it does.
- Big Creepy-Crawlies: He is able to create and control a large variety of magical bugs.
- Black Eyes of Crazy: His eyes have black sclera and he is very crazy.
- Blob Monster: After Naoto pulls Raquel out of him, he mutates into a black blob-like form, much like Arakune.
- Body Horror: After fusing with Raquel, his lower half becomes the body of a spider holding Raquel. He gets worse when he becomes a Blob Monster.
- Casting a Shadow: He has the ability to control materialized darkness that can consume others, summon bugs from, and he can appear out of.
- Crazy Jealous Guy: Has a perverse fixation on Raquel. When Raquel grabs Naoto’s blood arm to demonstrate that he is her servant, Spinner violently attacks him, telling him not to touch her and that he will kill Naoto so he can’t "dirty" Raquel and more.
- Disney Villain Death: Kiiro defeats him by knocking him into the Boundary.
- Evil Albino: Has very pale skin to go along with his creepy looks and actions.
- Evil Sorcerer: He was part of the Magic Guild's sorcerers. And is evil.
- Expy: Of Arakune. Both control bugs and were corrupted by the power of the Azure, continuing to seek it at any cost. This becomes even clearer after Spinner is reduced to a mindless Blob Monster unable to say anything but "Azure."
- Fangs Are Evil: Has noticeably large canine teeth that protrude like fangs.
- Final Boss: He appears as the primary threat and mover of the plot, his Aposltes fighting with Raquel leads to Naoto’s death and resurrection. He's defeated in the climax, and his threat going away with him.
- Fusion Dance: After his Giant Spider captures Raquel he fuses with it, giving him the power to open a portal to the Boundary.
- Giant Spider: He summons one to capture Raquel and it becomes his legs after the Fusion Dance.
- Healing Factor: He is able to easily heal his wounds. This seems to get strong after he becomes a Blob Monster, since Kiiro is unable to properly kill him, only defeating him by dropping him into the Boundary.
- Hell Is That Noise: His Apostles randomly make disturbing, insect-like noises.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: Kiiro defeats him by knocking into into the portal to the Boundary that he created.
- Lecherous Licking: He creepily licked the wall Raquel left a magic message for him on and then comments how he wants to do the same to the person who wrote it.
- Maniac Tongue: Many scenes of him in the novel has him being depicted with his tongue sticking out. And he's pretty much a maniac.
- Overly Long Tongue: Which he used for Lecherous Licking. It has a tattoo in the center.
- Pest Controller: He controls a variety of magic insects. He could use these to turn people into his Apostles, which he could also control.
- Phlebotinum Overload: After Naoto forcibly removes Raquel from him he cannot control his own power and becomes a Blob Monster.
- Power Degeneration: Like Arakune, he is corrupted by the power of the Azure and reduced to a mindless Blob Monster.
- Puppeteer Parasite: He is able to have his bugs infect normal humans, making them his servants. He is able to have 15 of these Apostles, who have incredibly low life forces, that Spinner uses to gather souls.
- Stalker Without A Crush: He wants Raquel for her ability to sense the Azure. By fusing with her and gathering enough souls, he would be able to open a portal to the Boundary and obtain the Azure.
- With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: He got his Drive by getting close to the Azure, but it also made him insane. This gets worse after his failed Fusion Dance with Raquel.
- Wound That Will Not Heal: Spinner’s strongest bug was designed specifically to kill Clavis Alucard, so Naoto is unable to heal the wounds it inflicts on him.
TA is voiced by: Naomi Kusumi / Travis Willingham (CS), Michael McConnohie (Alter Memory, credited as Geoffrey Chalmers)
TB is voiced by: Seirou Ogino / Ezra Weisz (CS), Bryce Papenbrook (Alter Memory)
A man-made entity (heavily implied to be a supercomputer) of unknown origin and purpose with the ability to manipulate space and time. It actually possesses three minds/selves, which observe every possibility of existence. Though its original purpose is unknown, it works to destroy the Master Unit, Amaterasu, so that it can control the flow of space and time, and give existence a cold, mechanical sense of order.
- Back from the Dead: It is rebooted inside the Embryo in Act 2 of Central Fiction.
- Deus Est Machina: It is able to make Phenomenon Interventions and is responsible for the time loops in the first game.
- Divine Conflict: Its "feud" of sorts with Amaterasu involves the whole world and space-time continuum. It escalates further when Izanami controls it, causing random time distortions in the third game.
- Evil Is Not a Toy: It tried to use Terumi to help it in its plans, but later Terumi betrayed it.
- Hijacking Cthulhu: Terumi uses the distraction unwittingly created by Ragna saving Mu to infect the system with Phantom's virus to disable them. Later the system is in the Imperator's direct control.
- Meaningful Name: Its name is derived from a place in Japanese myth, meaning "Plain of High Heavens", where Shinto gods reside. In our Takamagahara's case, inside it resides 3 "beings" who decides the order of and controls the world, basically being the gods on the high plain.
- The Omniscient: it has knowledge on everything on the world. Got screwed over anyway by Terumi.
- Unwitting Pawn: Terumi used Ragna and Mu's battle to hack in and observe every single possibility. Later also becomes one for the Imperator.
- White Void Room: Their realm is shown being this, with three chairs that cast humanoid shadows of the three otherwise invisible entities sitting on them.
- You Can't Thwart Stage One: The reason the heroes couldn't stop Terumi was because Takamagahara was using him as a pawn to carry out their own plan to destroy the Master Unit, and would switch to a different timeline if things went out of control. And look at what happened because of it.
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: After Ragna's return from Phase 0, Izanami commands Phantom to destroy them.
Full title of Gigant: Take-Mikazuchi note , a weapon created hundreds of years ago during a war hidden from history, it is the original Nox Nyctores. Nine revived it and used half of its core to create the rest of the Nox Nyctores during the Dark War. It takes a form of a coffin-like satellite that holds a humanoid creature inside it that can fire a devastating laser. It can only use its strongest ability once every 4 years. After the Dark War, it was used by Takamagahara; in particular, it used the satellite to destroy the Hierarchical City of Ibukido, which killed Mu depending on the timeline. Four years later, it was used again in order to destroy Kagutsuchi, but Rachel used Tsukuyomi Unit in the True End to block the shot, saving the city and forcing it to recharge another four years.
In Chronophantasma, Take-Mikazuchi appears as a boss in a mode called "Gigant Assault". It is fought in a large area and it possesses many attacks as listed below.
It has an Astral Heat where the opponent is trapped in a red light. A portal appears below the player and fires several super-charged versions of Nu's swords at them from below, lifting them into the skies where four magical chains bind them in a circular energy prison. Take-Mikazuchi rises up into the skies and transforms into its Kill Sat mode as seen in Calamity Trigger cutscenes, firing its laser at the opponent and erasing them from existence as the screen turns white.
- Attack Its Weak Point: Its weak point is the big node on its "chest". You only get to hit it if you manage to interrupt its laser beam Distortion Drive.
- Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: It isn't called "Gigant" for nothing. The way you fight it is very similar to bosses like Apocalypse and Onslaught.
- Awesome, but Impractical: It is said to be as strong as the Black Beast and can destroy the world in it’s complete form, making it easily the most powerful weapon in the entire BlazBlue world. However, at full power it is almost impossible to control and despite its incredible power, it is incredibly slow. While it could have probably destroyed the Black Beast in one shot if it had the chance, it was completely annihilated by the Black Beast because it attacked Take-Mikazuchi from behind and it was unable to fight back.
- Beam Spam: One of Take-Mikazuchi's attacks has it firing multiple laser pillars, which can drag you to the other side of the arena if you get hit by it.
- Breath Weapon: Primarily fires its laser from its mouth. It does seem to have a cannon in its mouth which it fires the beam, though.
- Deadly Disc: Has the ability to fire a swarm of energy discs when you fight it.
- Dishing Out Dirt: Can send a shockwave across the ground which flips the ground as it goes.
- Frickin' Laser Beams: Being a Kill Sat, both of its Distortion Drives involve Take-Mikazuchi firing its laser, one being a long-lasting beam that can chip like heck and will murder you at point-blank range and the other one having a much shorter duration but instead creating an explosion on the ground that needs to be either jumped over or avoided by hiding behind debris. It can also spit out a laser as one of its normal attacks.
- Fusion Dance: With Nu acting as its core so that it can be controlled easier.
- Glowing Eyes of Doom: One of the many traits it shares in common with the Black Beast.
- Humanoid Abomination: Take-Mikazuchi is a black humanoid figure, with large red eyes and a red mouth, Volcanic Veins, and a giant orb in its chest as its core.
- Instant Runes: Creates one while reforming its Deadly Disc move and while preparing to fire its laser.
- Just Eat Him: Its "grab" has it catching the player with its mouth and then spitting them out.
- Kill Sat: Was turned into one after the Black Beast trashed it during the Dark War.
- Lost Superweapon: It was created long ago, to combat a monster that existed outside of 'the logic', implied to be a smaller Black Beast.
- No Sell: Some characters' Drives are useless against it. Those who play Ragna, Jin, Tager, Arakune, Hakumen, Bullet and/or Azrael will find it difficult against this foe.
- On the flip side, Tager, Bang and Azrael can use their Sledge (a special move with lots of guardpoint), Burning Heart (Drive) and Growler Field (projectile absorption) moves to absorb many of Take-Mikazuchi's attacks - including its 100+-hit beam. Manliness.
- Punched Across the Room: Can send the player a really, really far distance with but a single punch. The punch is fast, but fortunately doesn't do much in the way of damage.
- SNK Boss: Not as bad as other examples in fighting games, or even in this particular series (hello, Unlimited Ragna) but the amount of damage (chip or otherwise) this thing can do along with its huge supply of health will ensure the fight won't be easy at all. A good portion of the fight can be you trying to run to it to get in range all the while it can hit you at really far distance. And that's not even mentioning the fact that it has an Astral Heat.
- True Final Boss: Of Chronophantasma.
A character from Remix Heart manga. Jin Kisaragi's roommate from the Academy days, and a member of the student council. Has an amiable and easy-going personality, and cooks for the team. Seemingly, Kagura Mutsuki's relative.
- Accidental Kiss: With Mai.
- Ambiguously Bi: There's his Accidental Kiss and subtle interest with Mai. On the other hand, he is also extremely close to Jin and takes his "secret" bodyguard duty to him very seriously.
- Ambiguously Brown: Is very tan, especially noticeable in comparison to his relative Kagura.
- Big Eater: Is known for this. In one omake, when he, Jin and another roommate goes shopping for supplies, he's always shown buying some snacks. He even wins a shaved ice-eating contest against Shiori, and later other people as well.
- Black Best Friend: His origins is rather... ambiguous, but visually he's this for Jin.
- Bodyguarding a Badass: Even in the academy years, Jin is still stronger than Taro as seen during Jin's Yukianesa-induced rampage. Despite that, Taro still does his duty.
- Canon Immigrant: At least given mention in Chronophantasma by Noel and Makoto.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He can be quite silly and undignified, but when encountered with danger, he'll be quick to show his battle Ars Magus skills.
- Hero Secret Service: Works as one for Jin, under Kagura's orders.
- Idiot Hero/Dumb Is Good: Shades of this.
- Mundane Utility: Somewhat inverted: He's quite apt in using Ars Magus in combat, but he can't open an Ars Magus letter meant for him.
- My Greatest Failure: Averted. After one incident where Jin got badly injured, Taro had a rare moment of self-pity where he says that he had failed completely due to not being able to protect Jin, but Mai managed to snap him out of it.
- Nice Guy: Never fails to be amiable. Even when Shiori openly threatens him over winning Mai's love, he just takes it easy.
- The Nicknamer: Calls Jin "Jinjin", Mai "Maimai" and Shiori "Shioshio". Also "Big Bro" for Kagura.
- Power Fist/Tricked-Out Gloves: He has a pair of gloves which he uses for using his Ars Magus.
- Razor Floss: Specializes in making magic strings that can cut things. He can also use them to restrain people.
- Ship Tease: Has a lot of Ho Yay moments with Jin and has been teased with Mai, as well.
- Team Chef: He's the one doing the cooking for his roommates. This becomes problematic in one chapter when Mai, right after eating Noel's cooking, accidentally kisses Taro and passes Noel's horrendous cooking skills to him. It ends with he and his roommates getting bedridden.
- The Tease: He is mostly this towards Jin. More than a little bit, too.
Taro: "This is great! Why don't you try making one too, Jinjin?"Jin: "... I'm fine."Taro: "Ehhh? Aren't you hot~? I bet you're over-heating in that, huh~~??"Jin: "... Not really."Taro: "*Bummed Face* Jeez..."
- Not to mention this gem in the beach scene in where he is literally tempting Jin to strip nakednote and take a swim. Jin being his usual self just denied him of that pleasure. Taro's reaction afterwards is nothing but utter disappointment.
- Undying Loyalty: Towards his mission of being Jin's closet bodyguard. He is even willing to sacrifice his life in order to keep him safe - up to and including taste-testing a supposed porridge that is "believed" to be poisoned by Shiori intended to kill Jin. In Kagura's side story in CPEX, he has a talk over the phone with Taro off-screen; Taro apparently still does his job even during the Ikaruga War.
Bang's master, and the leader of Ikaruga from before the Civil War. He was frozen to death by Jin Kisaragi, starting Bang's path to avenge him.
- Cryonics Failure: Averted. His body was killed but he was able to seal away his soul beforehand.
- Heroic Lineage: Being Mei's descendant makes him a hero as well.
- Post Humous Character: He's already dead by the time the first game kicks in.
- Rebel Leader: The leader of the Ikaruga separatist movement.
- Soul Jar: His spirit is currently housed within Phoenix: Rettenjō.
The brother of Jubei. He was a reticent beastkin of faith who believed he could do anything he set his mind to. Notably, Tomonori tried, but failed to stop Terumi.
- Barrier Warrior: Can use minor barrier spells, and conversely, is able to cut through barriers.
- Cool Sword: Hihiirokane. Downplayed in that it stops being a sword when it is actually activated.
- BFS: In it’s claw form, Hihiirokane is about twice the size of Tomonori himself.
- Katanas Are Just Better: Hihiirokane takes this form when it is inactive.
- Power Pincers: When activated, Hihiirokane becomes a massive claw attached to his right hand.
- Soul-Cutting Blade: It can cut through both body and souls; with it, he's able to hurt Terumi.
- Dual Wielding: He wielded two short swords before he unsealed Hihiirokane.
- Funny Animal: Like his brother he is a small bipedal cat in a jacket like the ones the Kakas wear.
- Magical Eye: His right eye became the Sekigan that was given to Jubei. Because he damaged Terumi in his ghost form, his eye gained the power to force his spirit to materialize.
- Multiple-Tailed Beast: He has two tails.
- Real Men Wear Pink: His jacket is magenta.
- Youkai: A nekomata.
Voiced by: Kaori Yagi / Kate Higgins
Another resident of the Kaka clan. She is, naturally, Taokaka's friend and is like a big sister to her. She is a former guardian of the Kaka Village, and was in the middle of training Taokaka to be the next guardian while she went to go take part in the Ikaruga Civil War, which is how Ragna first met Tao.
During Tao's bad ending in CS, she carts her off to safety while Valkenhayn hangs back to stop Terumi, also stating that Torakaka's been working with him and Rachel for some time.
- Cat Girl: Like all Kakas, due to being clones of Jubei.
- Cool Big Sis: To Taokaka.
- Cloud Cuckoolanders Minder: Serves as this for Taokaka, when they are in the same area.
- Expressive Mask: Like the rest of the Kakas.
- Girlish Pigtails: Her hair is in two large pigtails that stick out through whole in the back of her hood.
- Hand-Hiding Sleeves: As with the rest of the Kaka clan.
- In the Hood: A Kaka clan staple.
- Meaningful Name: "Tora" is the Japanese word for "tiger", thus explaining Torakaka's color pattern and tail.
- Only One Name: Like all Kakas. Her full name is simply "Torakaka".
- Species Surname: In combination with Only One Name. She is called "Tora" for short but the name of her species, Kaka, is added to that for her full name, "Torakaka."
- Vocal Dissonance: She wears the same dark mask with the Cheshire Cat Grin that Tao does, but her voice is that of a mature, intelligent woman. Not to mention that Tao got her Verbal Tics from her.
- Justifiably, she is an older member of the Kaka clan.
A member of the Six Heroes, Trinity was known as the Platinum Alchemist during the Dark War. She studied at the Magic Guild alongside Celica and Nine. After the events of the Dark War, she is sealed within Platinum's Nox Nyctores (which was originally hers) and maifests from time to time.
- Ascended Extra: She gets a lot more screentime in Chronophantasma, which is dedicated to trying to atone for the role she played in Terumi's mayhem.
- A Spot Of Tea: Her preferred method of keeping Nine's temper in check.
- The Atoner: She deeply regrets freeing Terumi from Nine's control, and seeks to kill Terumi to cleanse her sin.
- Back from the Dead: After Jin helps stabilizes Luna and Sena's existences, they use Muchōrin to give Trinity a physical body, effectively bringing her back to life.
- Barrier Warrior: Her specialty. She's confident enough to claim that she's better at it than Nine. In Chrono Phantasma, she easily breaks out of a barrier made by Phantom. She can also create barriers that can segregate an area from the rest of the world.
- Battle in the Center of the Mind: In Chrono Phantasma, she wages one against Terumi inside Hazama's head in order to make them switch places with each other. It works in Terumi's Arcade Mode ending, but in Story Mode, it instead separates the two. Terumi gets a body of his own but whatever damage he receives is shared by Hazama and vice-versa.
- Berserk Button: She really likes her glasses. For your own safety, do not stain her glasses. Admittedly though, this is a more downplayed example than most as while she gets upset, she won't get violent or ragey about it.Trinity: "...My glasses, have been stained."
- Beware the Nice Ones: Both Celica and Kazuma note that she can be very frightening when angered. Even Nine behaves whenever Trinity gets mad at her.
- The Chick: Of the Six Heroes. She was often noted for her gentle and caring nature.
- Combat Stilettos: Although barely noticeable,◊ unlike Nine.
- Fatal Flaw: Much like how Litchi was manipulated by Terumi due to her feelings for Arakune, Trinity was manipulated by Terumi due to her feelings for Kazuma. Also, much like how Litchi has a Guilt Complex for making a very controversial decision in an attempt to save Arakune, Trinity has a Guilt Complex for betraying her fellow Six Heroes (by releasing Nine's geas on Terumi), which resulted in not only her own death, but her best friend Nine's as well.
- Fate Worse Than Death: She managed to survive Terumi's attempted murder on her by sealing her soul in Muchorin, but as a result she no longer has her original body and is stuck sharing the young body with two other children and can barely do much to stop Terumi herself. In CF, however, after the events of the previous game, she transferred herself to Jin's Yukianesa and then through Platinum's help she gets a new body.
- Green Eyes: Which she keeps even after inhabiting Platinum.
- Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Shining blonde hair (though with pink shades) and is the kindest out of the Six Heroes.
- Hair Decorations: Afer becoming one of the Six Heroes, she ties her hair in the front and back with three bluish-green ribbons.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Nine.
- I Was Quite a Looker: An unconventional example: she went from what was nothing short of smoking hot with an awesome bust to the flat-chested little girl with split personalities we all know today.
- In the Hood: Sports one at all times, although it's not always covering her head.
- Love Makes You Dumb: She had feelings for Kazuma, which Terumi exploited to get her to lift Nine's spell on him. Terumi "thanked" her by tossing her and Nine's bodies into the Boundary. In Chrono Phantasma, a nearly-incapacitated Hazama is able to distract and almost kill her by exploiting her lingering feelings for Kazuma. She would have died then had Hakumen not appeared on cue.
- Luminescent Blush: Gets one while inviting Kazuma to tea.
- Magic Staff: The previous owner of the Muchōrin before Platinum.
- Meganekko: Apparently has the same taste in glasses as Carl.
- Morality Pet: Tries to be one to Kazuma. She fails.
- My Greatest Failure: She never forgave herself for freeing Terumi from Nine's control.
- Nice Girl: Very much so.
- Not Quite Dead: She's very good at cheating death it seems, she survived Terumi's first attempted murder by sealing her soul into her Nox before she fell into the Boundary. She then survives a second attempted murder and is how residing with Jin somehow.
- The Power of Creation: The Muchōrin gives her the power of materialization.
- Proper Tights with a Skirt: Wears these both in her Magic Guild school uniform and while acting as one of the Six Heroes.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Blue to Nine's Red as she's usually the one to rein in her temper.
- Ship Tease: With Kazuma. Until Terumi got to him.
- Soul Jar: She managed to insert her soul into her weapon before Terumi killed her. Years later, as the weapon is in Platinum's possession, she's able to talk through Platinum and later, manifest herself using Platinum as medium. In Central Fiction, it's shown that she somehow survived being killed by Hazama, and is now inside of Jin.
- Spell My Name with an "S": Glassfield? Grassfille? Grassfield?
- Taking You with Me: A dying Hazama stabs her just as Terumi is killed by Hakumen's Time Killer.
- Tranquil Fury: When Celica and Nine spill tea all over her, she gives a long speech while keeping her gentle voice. Kazuma is too frightened to even look at her.
- Unwitting Instigator of Doom: By unwittingly releasing Terumi, she's pretty much responsible for almost everything bad that happens after the war, including Ragna's wrecked past.
- Unwitting Pawn: Terumi exploited her love for Kazuma to have his geas lifted. He proceeds to stab both her and Nine and toss them into a Cauldron. She's hated herself for this ever since.