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Probationary Pilots

    Misaki Kureha
Voiced by: Yumi Kakuzu (Japanese); Kira Vincent-Davis (English)

A Japanese officer candidate and the main protagonist of the series. She was orphaned at an early age. Her father died on the Watcher's Nest as the result of a Ghoul attack and her mother died of unknown causes when she was a young girl. She lived with other relatives until age 18; when she joined the army because she couldn't find a better job. Somehow, she was selected as an elite Seraphim cadet despite her clumsiness, inexperience, and inability to do anything right. After completing her training, she was selected to guard the Watcher's Nest from ghoul attacks along with fellow Seraphim cadets: Luxandra Frail, Suzanne Bluestein, and Kiri Marialate. Despite her shortcomings, she has a cheery personality that lifts the spirits of others around her. Under normal circumstances, Misaki is a clumsy idiot, but she has latent abilities that emerge in times of trouble or immense pressure. Later in the series, she is revealed to be the result of genetic engineering to create a ghoul/human hybrid.

    Luxandra Frail
Voiced by: Reiko Takagi (Japanese); Christine Auten (English)

A Mexican officer candidate, Luxandra is the only one of the four probationary pilots to have military training before they arrive. Having been saved by soldiers herself she decided to become one.

  • Ace Pilot: She's the most naturally talented pilot of the girls other than Misaki when her Ghoul side emerges, and is very irritated at being passed-over for command of their cadet cadre in favor of Suzanna. Then Luxandra feels guilty for hoping something would happen to Suzanna when she chooses to resign and be mind-wiped.
  • Afraid of Needles: A minor running gag early on: she's fearless in a cockpit and the most comfortable with the military lifestyle, but she's very uncomfortable having blood drawn.
  • As Long as It Sounds Foreign: The opening sequence says she's Mexican and she's got the coloring of a dark-skinned mestiza, but her name is rather blatantly not of Latin American origin.
  • Bloody Handprint: She leaves one on a group photo of the girls as she's being Eaten Alive by the Ghoul.
  • Can't Hold Her Liquor: When the girls go out on leave in "Specular", she drinks one martini and completely passes out.
  • Informed Ability: Her bio in the opening sequence says her special ability is painting, but this never comes up in the series.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: She actually subverts it by being a good character with evil scars.
  • Passed-Over Promotion: Despite Luxandra's natural talent, Ertiana initially designates Suzanna as her successor in the squadron commander role, and Luxandra is jealous. Then she feels guilty for it after Suzanna declines the promotion, instead choosing to leave the service and be Mind Wiped. Kiri confesses to Luxandra she felt the same way.
  • Scars Are Forever: Subverted. She can remove the scars on her face but decided to keep them as a reminder of her decision to save others.
  • Vasquez Always Dies: She's the only one of the girls to die in the first series, Eaten Alive by a ghoul in episode 10.

    Suzanna Bluestein
Voiced by: Sanae Kobayashi (Japanese); Emily Carter Essex (English)

A British officer candidate, Suzanna originally planned to become an engineer but from her military family she chose to follow the family career.

  • Hair Decorations: Wears a bright pink hair ribbon.
  • Military Brat: Since her family was in the military, she decided to follow in the footsteps of her family.
  • Mind Wipe: She resigns from the service in "Watcher's Nest" and has her mind wiped of the last two years to prevent knowledge of the Ghouls from getting out. Misaki meets her as a civilian later but Suzanna doesn't recognize her.
  • Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: In the dub she uses a fake-sounding upper-class British accent that slips to more Australian-sounding at one point.

    Kiri Marilate
Voiced by: Fumie Mizusawa (Japanese); Jessica Boone (English)

A young girl from New Zealand. Not much is known about Kiri.

  • Heroic Sacrifice: In the second season.
  • Passed-Over Promotion: Like Luxandra, she's briefly jealous of Suzanna for getting command of the squadron instead of her.
  • Tomboy: She's the most athletic of the girls, and unlike most of them her "special ability" of martial arts is shown briefly in an episode.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Insects, according to her bio. Given they live on a space station this never comes up.

Crew of Watcher's Nest

    Lieutenant Commander Lyar von Ertiana
Voiced by: Reiko Kiuchi (Japanese); Shelley Calene-Black (English)

The squadron commander of the Seraphim and the girls' lead instructor. Early on it's said one of the girls is supposed to replace her as commander of the squadron so she can return to Earth and take a job at Command Headquarters, but this never actually happens.

  • Ace Pilot: She's the best of the best, even when Misaki catches up to her.
  • As Long as It Sounds Foreign: In typical anime fashion, just add "von" for instant German.
  • Badass Cape: In Misaki Chronicles
  • Berserk Button: Do not endanger or threaten her subordinates, ever.
    • Don't mess with Kotoko's programming without her permission either.
    • Lyar also gets touchy when people mention her age and Old Maid status.
  • The Chains of Commanding: She's more the "aloof CO" type in command style than A Mother to Her Men, but she's still protective. When Suzanna gets Mind Wiped, Misaki calls Ertiana out on doing that to a subordinate, but the lieutenant calmly explains why it's necessary, all the while maintaining a tone that clearly says she doesn't like it any more than Misaki does.
  • Cool Big Sis: She has this sort of relationship with Kotoko.
  • Old Maid: She's pushing 30 and reportedly trying like mad to avoid becoming this: it's said in an early episode that she's had a mail-order marriage collapse.
  • Iron Lady: A somewhat softer version but none the less efficient.
  • Mama Bear: While stern, she's very protectiv of the pilots under he command, especially Misaki, and goes out of her way to keep them safe. She also got really pissed off at Bernard when temporarily messed with Kotoko's programing and turned her against everyone as distraction.
  • Moe Couplet: With Kotoko.
  • Rank Up: She's a lieutenant commander in the premiere but it's actually set between episodes 12 and 13. In the series proper she starts as a lieutenant and is promoted to lieutenant commander in "Tragedy of Cherubim" (which is also when the girls except Suzanna are officially commissioned).
  • Reasonable Authority Figure:

Voiced by: Miyu Matsuki (Japanese); Sasha Paysinger (English)

A support android, who was built by Lieutenant Commander Lyar Von Ertiana and works for her.

    Commander Wolfgang Woerns 
Voiced by: Ikuya Sawaki (Japanese); John Tyson (English)

The commanding officer of Watcher's Nest and Commander Ertiana's boss. Has very little role in the series; the role of Da Chief is usually filled by Ertiana.

    Chief Petty Officer Luke Walker 
Voiced by: Ryuzaburo Otomo (Japanese); John Gremillion (English)

A senior non-commissioned officer attached to the Seraphim squadron and the probationary pilots' main drill instructor.

  • Artistic License – Military: His rank is given in early dialog as CPO, but the opening credits say he's a sergeant, which is an army-style rank rather than the navy ranks used by everyone else (and no, the words for the ranks aren't the same in Japanese).
  • Mauve Shirt: He has little role in the story other than filling the drill instructor archetype, but isn't just there to be killed off, either.
  • Sergeant Rock: As a senior noncom attached to the Seraphim he's the girls' lead drill instructor, but he's a calm and collected teacher rather than the Drill Sergeant Nasty style.
  • Twofer Token Minority: He's both the only black character and the only American.

    Dr. Prim Snowlight 
Voiced by: Rina Satou (Japanese); Luci Christian (English)

An Omnidisciplinary Scientist from Sweden attached to the station.