Characters / Blood-C

Characters from Blood-C.

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Main characters

    Saya 

Saya Kisaragi

Voiced by: Nana Mizuki (Japanese), Alexis Tipton (English), Carmen Calvell (Spanish)

An upbeat, cheerful, and kind girl who trains under her father as a miko and is a very skilled sword fighter. Those outside of her family are oblivious to her duty as a hunter of Furukimono, or monsters that inhabit the town.
  • Action Dress Rip: Saya rips off part of her school skirt and turns it into an Eyepatch of Power in episode 12.
  • Action Girl: Any scene of her fighting the Elder Bairns can tell you this.
  • Adaptational Species Change: In the anime, she is implied to be a human/Elder Bairn hybrid just like Saya from The Last Vampire is a dhampire (which is presumably the same thing in this universe). In the novelization of the series, however, Saya is explicitly said to be not a half Elder Bairn like Tadayoshi, but "a relative of the Elder Bairns, who was abandoned from another world", and it's speculated her different traits are due to having been fed with breastmilk instead of blood.
  • Adorkable: Oh, is she ever!
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Her true personality fits this to a T.
  • Anti Heroine: Becomes one by episode 12.
  • Badass Adorable: Despite going on missions to kill monsters she's an otherwise sweet and charming young high school girl. Though this fades once she gets her memories back.
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: Close-up during the OP.
  • Boobs of Steel: Sports quite the rack and is the only half-human female who's capable of fighting.
  • Break the Cutie: Let's just say the second half is not very kind to her.
  • Broken Bird: In Blood-C: The Last Dark.
  • Chaste Heroine: Other than some implied interest in one of her classmates, she has no romantic relationships.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: In the first episode, her classmates say she is usually late for school because she goes to help lost children and grandmas and pick up trash.
  • Cool Sword: Her mother's sword.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: For much of the series, she comes across as being completely inept at saving people from the monsters. Then you find out it's because she subconsciously doesn't care but could, in a heartbeat, if she truly felt like it.
  • Cute Clumsy Girl: Acts frequently air-headed and keeps falling face first while running. Though it's not a part of her true personality.
  • Cuteness Proximity: Whenever she sees the dog she feels the need to stop and pet him.
  • Daddy's Girl: She's very close to her fake father.
  • Eye Scream: Aside of, you know, having half her head blown off by Fumito.
    • Subverted in the movie, where half of her head been restored from before.
  • Failure Heroine: Taken to a gruesome extreme.
  • Fake Memories: Most everything Saya remembers that isn't from a flashback is fake.
  • Freakiness Shame: Implied. In the anime, she flinches and looks absolutely heartbroken when Tokizana calls her a monster. In the Movie, one of Fumito's soldiers calls her a freak, to which she responds with a very charged "Shut up!"
  • Girlish Pigtails: She has very long black hair tied in paigtails.
  • Girl Next Door: To Fumito.
  • Good Eyes, Evil Eyes: She usually has Tareme Eyes, but in her Let's Get Dangerous! moments they become Tsurime Eyes.
  • Gray Eyes: Unless she's kicking a vampire's ass.
  • Healing Factor: She has healing factor can slowly regenerate from her serious injures. Although her left eye has been completely restored in Blood C The Last Dark.
  • Hidden Depths: Despite her established klutziness, Saya is REALLY good at sports.
  • Humanoid Abomination: She's actually half Elder Bairn.
  • Hunter Of Her Own Kind: Subverted; she does not hunt her own kind for any honorable, heroic or moral reasons.The only reason that she hunts them at all is only due to an unknown pact made long ago that forbids her from killing or devouring humans. If she could, she would have no quarrel with her kind.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: As part of her "game" with Fumito.
  • Late for School: Usually because she sees a puppy she wants to pet...
  • Magic Skirt: Tossed, flying through the air, feet first.
  • Miko: Obviously, being the town's local shrine maiden.
  • Missing Mom: Her mother died when she was a child. Or so she thinks.
  • Mysterious Past: Judging for the flashbacks and their voiceovers, before the events of the series Saya worked for the United States government, presumably as an Elder Bairn hunter. The Demonic Moonlight manga confirms it.
  • Nice Girl: Saya is a bright, cheerful, kind, and all friendly person to everyone and everything around her. However, It is later revealed that she is far from this.
  • Nominal Heroine: In Blood-C: The Last Dark (and quite possibly the show itself); Saya only sides with SIRRUT to further her quest for vengeance against Fumito.
  • Not So Stoic: Whenever Fumito is involved Saya completely looses her cool and fly's into an uncontrollable, homicidal rage.
  • Oblivious to Love: As the twins point out, she really can't tell when a guy is interested in her.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: Has the qualities and is noted to be quite attractive. In fact, once she's revealed to be part Elder Bairn, her teacher comments on her inhuman beauty.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Usually means she's going to kick some ass or drink blood.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: She "loves" Fumito because he's a Nice Guy.
  • The Stoic: When she learns of the Truman Show Plot.
  • Survival Mantra: In the first episode, she utters a Shinto prayer as one.
    Saya: Ikutama, Tarutama, Tamatamarutama. Amenotokotachi no Mikoto, Kuninotokotachi no Mikoto. note 

    Tadayoshi 

Tadayoshi Kisaragi

Voiced by: Keiji Fujiwara (Japanese), Bill Jenkins (English), Alfonso Vallés (Spanish)

Saya's father and the priest at the shrine where he and Saya reside.

    Fumito 

Fumito Nanahara

Voiced by: Kenji Nojima (Japanese), Robert McCollum (English), Cesc Martínez (Spanish)

Saya's neighbor and the owner of Guimauve, a coffee shop near Saya's home. [[folder:Actually the current leader of secret organization Tower and mastermind of the series's events.]]
  • Ambiguously Human: His eyes flash red just like Saya's in the third trailer of the movie The Last Dark, hinting at this. Effectively, he is revealed to have tried to become an Elder Bairn like her before starting his experiments.
  • Anti-Villain: All the deaths, deception and betrayal of the series happened because he wanted to save Saya from a fate of starvation due to the extinction of the Elder Bairns, her only source of food.
  • Big Bad: He set up the entire town as part of a "game" with Saya.
  • Bastard in Sheep's Clothing That nice cafe owner is a royal douchebag.
  • Dissonant Serenity: Not matter what happens around Saya, he is always serene and kind. Not even when he drops his facade.
  • Driven to Suicide: Stabs himself with Saya's sword upon failing at all of his goals: he was incapable of being the same as Saya, he could not enable her to feed on humans, and his attempts of making new Elder Bairns for her to feed on failed.
  • The Dulcinea Effect: In a strict sense: despite being in charge of the covenant between humans and Elder Bairns in Japan, he became passionately fixated in saving a half-Elder Bairn who worked for the United States government and who didn't even knew him in the first place.
  • Expy: Of Solomon Goldsmith from Blood+, both in looks and personality. Much like Goldsmith, Fumito acts out of love for Saya, and is also inhuman.
  • Human Resources: His first goal is to create Elder Bairns from humans so that Saya, who refuses to feast on humans and instead feasts in her own kind, would never run out of her food supply. As it failed, he instead tried to make her feed on humans.
  • Love Makes You Evil: Everything he did was for Saya, even if it was because his own obsessive love for her.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Was responsible for everything involving the experiment on Saya.
  • Nice Guy: Or so he seems.
  • No Body Left Behind: His body turns to ash after he stabs himself with Saya's sword.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: Controls the Mega Corp. Seventh Heaven (called Nanahara Group in the anime's novelization) and the Ancient Conspiracy Tower.
  • Self-Made Orphan: Kills both his and his cousin's family.
  • Transhuman: He tried to become a being like Saya in order to be with her, but he failed.
  • Walking Spoiler: The biggest one in a cast full of them.
  • Yandere: For Saya.

Ukishima citizens

    Nono and Nene 

Nono and Nene Motoe

Voiced by: Misato Fukuen (Japanese), Lindsay Seidel (English), Carmen Ambrós (Spanish)

Two wacky twin sisters who are Saya's schoolmates.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Implied pimps, and complete jerks.
  • Creepy Twins: After dropping the facade.
  • Eviler Than Thou: While both are bad, Nono is much worse than Nene, first willingly letting herself be possessed by an Elder Bairn in order to slaughter people and fake her death, then later betrays Nene and leaves her to die in order to save herself.
  • Genki Girl: Both of them are highly energetic. This is actually not an act, and part of their real personalities.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: Nono gets caught by an Elder Bairn, held upside down via her legs and split apart like a wishbone
  • Identical Twin ID Tag: The braid in their hair is the only way to tell them apart - Nene's is on the right side of her face and Nono's is on the left.
  • Metronomic Man Mashing: Nene gets smashed into a pulp on the pavement. Almost a mercy kill in comparison to her sister's fate...
  • Karmic Death: Could be said for Nono, as she knocks Nene to the ground to try to save her own hide. While they both die, her death is more drawn out and painful, whereas Nene dies the fastest out of anyone there. Also there's the fact that Nono is torn in half...a fitting punishment for betraying Nene, her other "half".
  • Noodle Incident: We learn that they did something REAL bad in the past and they were jailed for it. We get a clue in episode 12 when they say that the fake uniforms are cute and that they should get a bunch for "the girls" to wear. This suggests they were pimping out a bunch of girls and got caught for it.
  • Single-Minded Twins: They frequently do this but it's mostly an act.
  • Synchronization: Often speak in unison.
  • Theme Twin Naming: Their names are basically the same, you just have to interchange the Os with Es or vice versa. Of course, it's not their real names.
  • Trickster Twins: The Reveal paints them as this.
  • Twincest: They seem about ready to kiss each other as a demonstration to Saya in episode 2.
  • With Friends Like These...: Turns out that in Episode 12, Nono's love for Nene was not as genuine as it seemed seeing as she easily elbows her own twin in the face to the ground and uses her as bait in an attempt to escape from Cerberus to save her own skin. It doesn't work.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Trying to cross the boss gets them this treatment.

    Yuka 

Yuka Amino

Voiced by: Masumi Asano (Japanese), Martha Harms (English), Ariadna Jiménez (Spanish)

A mature classmate of Saya's who often has lunch with her.

    Tomofusa 

Itsuki Tomofusa

Voiced by: Atsushi Abe (Japanese), Chris Burnett (English), Carlos Lladó (Spanish)

The class president. He has a crush on Saya.

    Tokizane 

Shinichiro Tokizane

Voiced by: Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Japanese), Scott Freeman (English), Dani Albiac (Spanish)

A quiet classmate who harbors a secret interest in Saya.
  • Bastard in Sheep's Clothing: Like everyone else around Saya, his behavior towards her is a complete facade.
  • Decoy Protagonist: His aloof-nature, notable absences from school, and slowly building relationship with Saya (to the point where he is the first classmate to learn of her double life) make Tokizane out to be more important than he actually is. Even after the reveal of the entire cast being actors, we actually learn the least about him when compared to his cohorts.
  • Off with His Head!: Thanks to a Giant Foot of Stomping from an Elder Bairn.
  • Only in It for the Money: And his greedy nature bites him in the end.
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome: Comes off as this all the time. But it's really just to attract Saya's attention.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Cue the beheading.
  • You Monster!!: Straight up refers to Saya as a monster and a freak, and even goes so far as to say that she's one of the reasons he wants to leave the show so badly.

    Ms. Tsutsutori 

Kanako Tsutsutori

Voiced by: Miho Miyagawa (Japanese), Lydia Mackay (English), María Rosa Guillén (Spanish)

Saya's homeroom teacher.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Is pretty quick to change personalities when she ends the experiment and treats Saya as nothing but a prize and research subject.
  • For Science!: She only agreed to Fumito's "game" for the opportunity to experiment on people and Elder Bairnes.
  • Hot Teacher: Boy, howdy...
  • Psycho Lesbian: She appears to have a twisted attraction to Saya, outright groping her in episode 11.
  • The Starscream: Willingly betrayed Fumito and gave Saya her memories back for her own ambition of exposing Saya to the world and making sure all the research and hard work she did wouldn't go to waste.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: She managed to survive the Elder Bairn that Fumito had try to kill her, only to end up dying at the hands of Tadayoshi's Elder Bairn side.

SIRRUT

    Kuroto Mogari 

Kuroto Mogari

Voiced by: Hiroshi Kamiya (Japanese), Mike McFarland (English), Albert Trifol Segarra (Spanish)

An internet mogul who leads the SIRRUT organization against Fumito.

    Mana Hiiragi 

Mana Hiiragi

Voiced by: Ai Hashimoto (Japanese), Jad Saxton (English), Nuria Trifol (Spanish)

A 17 year-old hacker and member of SIRRUT.

    Iori Matsuo 

Iori Matsuo

Voiced by: Yuuichi Nakamura (Japanese), Ángel de Gracia (Spanish)

SIRRUT's driving expert.

    Shun Fujimura 

Shun Fujimura

Voiced by: Yuki Kaji (Japanese), Josh Grelle (English), Juan Antonio Soler (Spanish)

A young member of SIRRUT and Mana's former classmate.

    Hiro Tsukiyama 

Hiro Tsukiyama

Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa (Japanese), Tia Ballard (English), Carmen Ambrós (Spanish)

A 13 year-old hacker and SIRRUT's youngest member.

    Haruno Yanagi 

Haruno Yanagi

Voiced by: Yuko Kaida (Japanese), María Rosa Guillén (Spanish)

Kuroto's secretary in Sysnet and right hand in SIRRUT.

Tower

    Kutou 

Kutou

Voiced by: Junichi Suwabe (Japanese), Santi Lorenz (Spanish)

Head of security for Seventh Heaven and Tower.

Others

    The Dog 

The Dog

Voiced by: Jun Fukuyama (Japanese), Todd Haberkorn (English), Jordi Nogueras (Spanish)

An unusual puppy with strange marks on his body who is usually seen near Saya, who finds that it can actually speak.
  • Ambiguously Human: He does everything but saying outright that his dog form is actually some sort of disguise. An avatar, in fact, for Kimihiro Watanuki.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Though not overtly, he often reacts visibly to Saya's denseness.
  • Facial Markings: Has three marks in his forehead.
  • Mentor Mascot: Acts as somewhat of this to Saya, leading her to ask herself important questions.
  • Shout-Out: He states he owns a shop where wishes are granted, hinting at the possibility of being Kimihiro Watanuki from CLAMP series ×××HOLiC (who Jun, Todd and Jordi also voiced). This eventually becomes true in the movie.
  • Talking Animal: He's a small dog who regularly converses with Saya. Subverted when it's revealed that he's simply a medium used by Watanuki to communicate.

    The Elder Bairns 

The Elder Bairns (The Furukimono)

A race of ancient creatures that feed on humans in Japan.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Fumito had them imbued with Saya's blood and some special magic so he could control when they would attack.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Are all incredibly inhuman and between needing to eat humans to survive and having existed for a very, very long time. They definitely count.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: They must eat humans to survive. For this reason a covenant was made between them and man to ensure humanity wouldn't be wiped out.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: While not outright evident, as they usually eat their preys whole, it seems that blood is their most nutritious part for them. In fact Saya, a half-Elder Bairn, only feeds on blood.

    David 

An American military investigator sent to investigate some gruesome murders in the Yokohama base in Japan in 1946. He appears in the manga Demonic Moonlight.
  • Adapted Out: He is notably absent from the anime itself, which contrasts with Blood+ retaining him as an important character from Blood: The Last Vampire. In the manga, he is revealed to have died shortly before the events of the anime.
  • Age Lift: The original David looked to be in his sixties at Blood: The Last Vampire, which takes place in 1966. This version of him, however, was born in 1920, making him comparatively younger.
  • Butt-Monkey: Noted by the wisecracking Kagekiri.
  • Life Will Kill You: He died of old age in an unrevealed year after the Turn of the Millennium.
  • Muggles: Although he is swiftly put to work along with Elder Bairn hunter Kagekiri (as well as his colleague Lucy and her own hunter, Saya), he initially knows nothing about the existence of these creatures.
  • Odd Friendship: Ends up developing one with Kagekiri.

Alternative Title(s): Blood C The Last Dark

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