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Characters: Gangsta
Characters appearing in Gangsta.
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    The Handymen 

Worick Arcangelo (ウォリック・アルカンジェロ)

One half of the Handymen, 35-year-old Worick is the more personable and communicative partner. He presents himself as fairly happy-go-lucky, but can be serious when a job is on the line. Worick works as both a freelance gangster and gigolo in order to pay the rent. In chapter seven it is revealed that he has exceptional recall abilities.

Nicolas Brown (ニコラス・ブラウン)

One half of the Handymen, 34-year-old Nicolas is highly skilled with a sword, imposing and somewhat aloof. He is also deaf and communicates primarily through sign language, though he can speak in a limited capacity. Along with Worick, he works as a gangster-for-hire. Nick is a "tagged" (in reference to his dog tags), making him both feared and reviled on the streets.

Alex Benedetto (アレックス・ベネデット)

A 24-year-old prostitute who is assisted by Worick and Nicolas during one of their jobs. Although ordered to eliminate her, the Handymen decide instead to claim her as "loot" - effectively saving her life. With nowhere else to go, Alex begins working as the Handymen's secretary. She is currently learning sign language so that she can better communicate with Nicolas.

  • Ambiguously Brown: Originally this seemed the case (with a number of readers assuming that she had some Latina heritage), but ultimately subverted; chapter 18 details that Alex is black with some (possibly) Chinese ancestry mixed in.
  • Amnesiac Hero: Turns out to be the case; with the help of the Doc's medicine the effects of the Psycho Serum Barry had been giving her is wearing off and she's slowly starting to regain her memories of the past, including the little brother she'd practically raised but had completely forgotten about, much to her horror. As well, some of her comments to Worick seem to imply that her memory's been altered or faulty in some way, as she mentions her mother in one chapter only to say that she "didn't have one" in the next. It's possible "Alex Benedetto" isn't her real name, either, but she doesn't give an indication that she knows this.
  • Bad Dreams: Barry haunts her, thanks to the Psycho Serum he used to give her.
  • Beware of the Nice Ones: You can tell how much the Psycho Serum that made her docile has begun to wear off when she hears a man talk about wanting to do even worse to a Twilight girl they'd already beaten up and leaps right out to smash a steel pipe in his face.
  • Broken Bird: That she's a prostitute is only one thing that's wrong with her.
  • Buxom Is Better: Loretta and Constance both feel... a little intimidated.
  • The Chanteuse: She apparently has a very lovely voice and at some point the Cristianos has her sing at their brothel/nightclub. She's a hit.
  • The Chick: Of the Handymen.
  • Hooker with a Heart of Gold: Former, now.
  • The Insomniac: Noted in-story. Alex rarely sleeps.
  • Man Bites Man: Alex's tendency to bite people when she's angry has become a Running Gag.
  • Morality Pet: Of sorts to Worick and a secondary one to Nicolas.
  • Ms. Fanservice
  • Psycho Serum: Barry used to give her TB meds to make her dependent and obedient to him. On the other downside, it gives her horrible nightmares and hallucinations.
  • Sexy Secretary: Hired on to keep record of the Handymen's phone calls and quite sexy.
  • Supreme Chef: A good cook.
  • The Team Normal: Compared to the other two anyway.
  • Tsundere: To Worick, mostly.
  • The Watson

    Ergastulum Police 

Chad Adkins

A 56-year-old police officer. A long time associate of the Handymen.

Cody Balfour

A 26-year-old police officer. Protege of Chad.

     The Monroe Family 

Daniel Monroe

The head of the Monroe family.

Miles Mayer

Daniel's 54 year-old second-in-command.


A D-ranked Twilight in the service of the Monroes. He's 26.


A 26 year old member of the Monroe family. Usually works with Delico.

Ivan Glaziev

A high-ranking member of the Monroe family. Also, The Mole for the Corsica family.

     The Cristiano Family 

Loretta Cristiano Amodio

The 14-year-old leader of the Cristiano family.

Galahad Woehor

Head waiter at the brothel "Bastard" and one of Loretta's enforcers. A 39-year-old Twilight.

Marco Adriano

A 29-year-old Twilight who works for the Cristiano family.

    The Corsica Family 

Uranos Corsica

The leader of the Corsica family.

    The Paulklee Guild 


Short and deadly, Doug is a 21-year-old Twilight.


A member of the guild and a friend of Doug's.

Gina Paulklee

The head of the guild.

  • Butch Lesbian: In a sexual relationship with Ginger.
    • Ephebophile: Ginger is 17, though who knows how long they've been together.
  • Iron Lady: Her response to Doug and Nic's insolent fighting: Celebrer downer medicationů administered via BULLETS.
  • Never Mess with Granny: Runs her guild with an iron fist. If you get killed on assignment, sucks to be you. At 48, she is considered ancient by Twilight standards while still being legitimately old.
  • Smoking Is Cool
  • The Stoic
  • Three-Laws Compliant: And she will heavily enforce those laws.


Joel Raveau

An old woman who runs a convenience store.

  • Cool Old Lady
  • Supreme Chef: According to Constance, considering how she drags Nic back inside her gunshop when she hears that Joel made navarin,
  • Tsundere: She tells Alex to kick rocks but Constance points out she actually really worried about Alex's well-being.

Dr. Theo

A 31-year-old doctor who works in a nearby clinic.


The 12-year-old apprentice of Theo. Very fond of Nicolas.

Constance Raveau

The granddaughter of Joel. Runs a gun shop.


A child assassin. Candidate for "Most Disturbing Character" in the story.


A female assassin. Usually seen with Mikhail.

Emilio Benedetto

A young man who recently moved to Ergastulum. Looking for someone.

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