Characters: Dog Days

The (sizable) cast of Dog Days, sorted by country.
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    Earthlings/The Heroes 

Cinque Izumi

Voiced by: Mamoru Miyano

Thirteen-year-old British-Japanese boy summoned by Millhiore as the Hero of Biscotti to counter Gallette's increasing aggressions. Master of the Holy Sword Palladion.

Rebecca Anderson

Voiced by: Mikako Takahashi

Cinque's thirteen-year-old classmate and friend. In Dash she plays a bigger role when she was brought by Cinque to Flonyard, where Princess Couvert recruits her to become the Heroine of Pastillage. Uses the Holy Sword Mercurius.

Nanami Takatsuki

Voiced by: Nana Mizuki

Cinque's older cousin and, like him, summoned to Flonyard as the Heroine of Galette in Dash. Wielder of the holy sword Exmachina.

    Biscotti Republic 

Millhiore Filianno Biscotti

Voiced by: Yui Horie

Princess and ruler of Biscotti. Master of the holy sword Excelide.

Éclair Martinozzi

Voiced by: Ayana Taketatsu

Fourteen-year-old captain of the Biscotti Imperial Army directly answering to Millhiore and Cinque's chief chaperone through Flonyard.

Ricotta Elmar

Voiced by: Nana Mizuki

Chief Researcher for the National Research School of Biscotti despite her thirteen years of age. Currently searching a way to help Cinque go home.

Rolan Martinozzi

Voiced by: Takehito Koyasu

Knight Captain of Biscotti and Éclair's older brother.

Brioche D'Arquien/Hina Makishima

Voiced by: Yōko Hikasa

A freelance ninja from the Omitsu Squad currently employed by Biscotti as head of its secret service.

Yukikaze Panettone

Voiced by: Kana Asumi

Brioche's second-in-command in the Omitsu Squad and fellow freelance ninja.

Amelita Trompette

Voiced by: Asami Seto

Millhiore's secretary.

Rizel Conchiglie

Voiced by: Mana Hirata
Head maid of Filianno Castle.

Percy Gaudi

Voiced by: Mana Hirata

Biscottian Combat Commentator.

Isuka Makishima

Voiced by: Anri Katsu
A wandering swordsman, legendary swordsmith, and Brioche's older brother. After spending years wandering Flonyard, he decides to permanently set up shop in Biscotti.
  • Big Friendly Dog: Is taller than Brioche.
  • The Blacksmith: Bordering on Ultimate Blacksmith, due to his ability to craft weapons of strength comparable to the Holy Swords.
    • In Episode 7 of Dash his swords are shown to be able to seal and purify demons.
  • Demon Slaying
  • Humble Hero
  • Multicolored Hair: Like his sister Brioche, his hair is of a darker shade below his cheeks.
  • Mundane Utility: His sword-smith skills include household blades, such as camping or cooking knives.
  • Older Than He Looks: He's 150 year old Brioche's older brother, thus this is implicit and pretty much confirmed by the fact that he's friends with Adelaide and Valerio
  • Pals with Jesus: He calls Yukikaze "Yuki-pup". And he also adventured with the legendary Hero and Demon Kings Adelaide and Valerio.
  • Perpetual Smiler
  • Retired Badass: Used to be a member of the most famous demon slaying party ever, is now content to live with his sister and be a blacksmith.
  • Samurai
  • Walking the Earth: Though as of Episode 6 of Dash he decides to settle down and set up a smithy in Biscotti.

    Galette Dominion 

Leonmitchelli Galette des Rois

Voiced by: Ami Koshimizu

Princess of Galette, Millhiore's estranged childhood friend, and older sister of Gaul. In battle she personally leads her troops in battle, and wields the Demon Axe Grandvert, which she also transforms into a bow.

Gaul Galette des Rois

Voiced by: Tetsuya Kakihara

Prince of Galette and Leonmitchelli's younger brother.
  • The Ace: A strong warrior prince adored by Galette, respected by Godwin, revered by the Genoise, and considered by Cinque as his equal. Leonmitchelli was even considering stepping down in favor of him when the prophecy of Millhiore's death forced her to change plans.
  • Badass
  • Bash Brothers: Come Dash, he and Cinque started to occasionally team up.
  • Bishōnen: A kid who looks incredibly good, especially under the influence of a Hero Stone.

Franboise Charley

Voiced by: Takahiro Sakurai

A newscaster who commentates on the battles between the two countries.

Godwin Dorure

Voiced by: Norio Wakamoto

A general and Gaul's direct subordinate.

Bernard Sabrage

Voiced by: Daisuke Ono

Head of the Knights of Galette and an old rival of Rolan.

Noire Vinocacao

Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa

Member of the Genoise, Gaul's personal all-female espionage trio, specializing in lithe combat.

Jaune Clafoutis

Voiced by: Yoriko Nagata

A member of the Genoise trio specializing in heavy combat.

Vert Far Breton

Voiced by: Minako Kotobuki

A member of the Genoise trio specializing in long-ranged combat. She is also an import from the Halver Kingdom, realm of rabbit-people, and it is through her that its young prince, Leaf, met Leonmitchelli.

Violet Amaret

Voiced by: Sakura Tange

Captain of the Imperial Guard.

    Duchy of Pastillage 

Couvert Eschenbach Pastillage

Voiced by: Aoi Yuuki

A squirrel-girl, friend of Millhiore and Leonmitchelli, and ruler-in-training of the newly-formed Duchy of Pastillage, as well as a new player in Dash who will turn the Biscotti-Galette war games into a three-way scuffle with the intention of training herself for her future role, scouting Rebecca to serve as her heroic counterpart to Biscotti's Cinque and Galette's Nanami. Wielder of the Holy Lance Coumars.

Clarifier "Fi" Einz Pastillage

Voiced by: Aoi Yuuki

The last princess of Pastillage and Valério's older sister.

Callaway Risler

Member of the Order of the Crystaltech and captain of the Eschenbach Knights, as well as Couvert's personal attendant.

Liscia Enrobéz

Voiced by: Maaya Uchida

Another member of the Order of the Crystaltech and captain of the Flytech Knights.

    Others 

Valério Calvados

Voiced by: Kosuke Toriumi
The notorious Demon King that terrorized Pastillage in the distant past. In fact, probably not. Why such a legend appeared left ambiguous but supplementary materials and the third season cleared this up in that regard: he was really the younger brother of Clarifier, which meant that he was actually the crown prince.

A noted demon researcher, it is through his help that the widespread demon infestations plaguing the continent was reduced to much more manageable levels. His "Demon King" moniker is something that he took up as a bit of a joke, to keep people from bothering him during his research, but eventually got into because it was fun, and it also served to keep complacent countries on their toes with regard to the demon threat.
  • Affably Evil: Of the comical variant, in that he'd rather peep on the hot springs than actually go around spreading evil. As it turns out, his bad-guy status is just an act.
  • Anti-Villain
  • Badass: Can catch magic bullets and deflect Emblem Cannons like no one's business, took everyone's combined attack in stride, and was only stopped by intervention from the Hero King Adelaide. No wonder he is called Demon King.
  • But Now I Must Go: Humorously subverted.
  • Butt Monkey: To Adelaide.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Yes, he is a goofy Peeping Tom who Screams Like a Little Girl, has Amusing Injuries piled on for comedy, and is pretty much whipped by Adelaide. He is still a Demon King.
  • Evil Is Hammy: He tends to act this way at times.
  • Eye Scream: Adelaide shoots him in the eyes!
  • Face-Heel Turn: Adelaide's story reintroduces him as the brother of the previous princess when she was summoned, setting this up. subverted when it's discovered why he took on the title of Demon King.
  • Handsome Lech
  • Harmless Villain: What became of him once Adelaide reins him in. He may not even qualify as much of a villain anymore. Episode 8 of season 3 reveals he was never actually a bad guy. He was just playing the part of the Demon King, because of his research into demons.
  • In Name Only: Despite his self-appellation, it is implied he is a demon by association only — supplementary materials reveal that he is actually the younger brother of Clarifier, the last princess of Pastillage and Adelaide's summoner. Double Dash Episode 8 reveals that his "Demon King" shtick was actually his way of scaring complacent nobles straight.
  • Iron Butt Monkey: Easily the most durable in the cast.
  • It Amused Me: Why he originally became the Demon King. He kept demons around for research, but found it interesting when adventurers would challenge him in combat. He also did this to keep nobles from getting too complacent lest they actually start a war where people would really get killed.
  • Large Ham
  • Lovable Sex Maniac
  • Mana Drain: The "Dark Circle of Absorption".
  • Mr. Fanservice
  • Naked on Arrival
  • No Shirt, Long Jacket
  • Oh Crap!: When he realized that Adelaide has been unsealed as well.
  • The Peeping Tom: First thing he does after getting unsealed? Watch the ladies in the bath.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning
  • Scare 'Em Straight: Him being the "Demon King" is but an act meant to knock the nobles out of their complacency and remain vigilant to the threat of demons ravaging Flognarde.
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: Every time Adelaide gives him good reason to cringe.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Appears this way, especially when he first appears. But he's not a very good villain, and often gets beat up by Adelaide to keep him in check.
  • The Smart Guy: Served in this role for the demon slaying party. Even before that, he was already an expert researcher on demons.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": His name has been said to be Valerio or Valeria.
  • That Came Out Wrong: He's pretty content to see sealed demons being purified... then nervously gives a Suspiciously Specific Denial that demons running wild is none of his business.
  • Token Evil Teammate: Season 2 Episode 7 makes it clear he was part of Adelaide's demon hunting party. Heck, he isn't even that evil anymore... assuming he ever was. Episode 8 of season 3 shows he was actually never evil. He just played the role because he found it easier to justify keeping all the demons around for research purposes. Later he found it amusing when adventurers would attempt to challenge him to combat in his Demon King role.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Implied with Adelaide.

Adelaide Grand Marnier

Voiced by: Eri Kitamura
The original Hero of Pastillage and founder of its current ruling family.

Sharl

Voiced by: Sumire Uesaka

A horse-girl and oracle of Dragon Forest, the great wilderness beyond Biscotti, Galette and Pastillage, who serves as Cinque and Nanami's guide to life beyond the pale, as well as the messenger to the three kingdoms of a critical mass of demons around her realm.
  • Archer Archetype: Her bow is not for show.
  • Badass Adorable: Like most of the cast.
  • Big Damn Heroes: How she introduces herself to Cinque and Nanami.
  • But Now I Must Go: After her arc early in Double Dash, she doesn't show up again for quite some time. Justified in the sense that she has to watch to watch over the lands as the Dragon Priestess, so is unable to visit the others.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Wears bands of fabric around her insteps and no other footwear.
  • Waif-Fu: For a lithe forest-dweller, she is pretty nimble with a bow and arrow, and is also athletic to boot.
  • Wild Child: In contrast to most Flognarde characters, Sharu is a forest-dweller.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Light, cerulean-like hair, to be exact.

Leaf Heinz de Shea Halver

Voiced by: Fumiko Orikasa

The young prince of Halver Kingdom, the realm of rabbit-people and Verte's homeland, and a good friend of Leonmitchelli.

Aria

Voiced by: Yui Ogura

The songstress of the Star-Folk, a race of mermaids living inside the great Sky Whale. When Gaul found her, however, she was rendered mute and amnesiac by an illness.
  • Cute Mute: She apparently can communicate only through direct telepathy. Double Dash Episode 10 reveals that she cannot speak directly as a result of being ill.
  • Ill Girl: Her status when Gaul finds her.
  • Telepathy: Aria talks this way as a result of being sick.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Purple, to be exact.

Farine

Voiced by: Ayahi Takagaki

The priestess of the Sky Sea and Sharl's counterpart.
  • Boobs of Steel: She's quite well-stacked, and she specializes in good old fisticuffs to deal with demons.
    • In the following episode, it turns out she's bigger than it seemed at first.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Turning around and smiling at Sharu's entrance, while covered in the ichor of several sickness demons she has just beaten to death with nothing more than a set of spiked brass knuckles.
  • Miko: Her overall motif.
  • Our Giants Are Bigger: She is extremely large, standing several stories tall when the main characters first meet her. However, she is able to create some summons which are smaller in size and stays in contact with them this way when they attempt to find Aria.