Characters / Gate 7

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Takamoto Chikahito

An ordinary high-school student with a strong interest in Kyoto and its history. After meeting Hana, Tachibana and Sakura, he finds out that he is resistant to their powers, is invited into the Urashichiken by Hana and starts living with them.
  • Adorkable: Whenever he gets all fanboy over his passion for Kyoto and its history.
  • Anti-Magic: His Not property allows him to "clean up" other people's powers that would affect him but he can still be enclosed and see Oni.
  • Ascended Fanboy: A history nerd gets trapped in a war between the reincarnations of many famous figures of the Sengoku era. Almost a dream come true.
  • Audience Surrogate: Chikahito is practically the audience's avatar in Gate 07, as he discovers the misteries of the Urashichiken and is left outside of them at the same time the audience does.
  • Bi the Way: He just happens to have a thing for "beautiful" people, no matter gender and doesn't seem to care all that much about Hana's sex or lack thereof.
  • Expy: Unruly black hair, glasses, and great cooking skills: sound familiar?
  • Foil: To Hana. They're very different but still they're similar since they're different types of "Not".
  • Hazel Eyes: His eye color varies from green, brown and in-between, in every artwork according with the lighting.
  • High-Pressure Emotion: When he gets some Ship Tease with Hana.
  • In-Series Nickname: Sakura and Hidetsugu call him "Chika-chan".
  • In Touch with His Feminine Side: Chikahito not only cooks, but thanks to his past work in a cafe, his meals are both delicious and cute-looking.
  • Late to the Punchline: He doesn't realized he was the delivery to Hidetsugu until everybody tells him.
  • Living with the Villain: He doesn't know that Yuu Aoi is really Tokugawa Iemitsu and they go to the same school, same class.
  • Luminescent Blush: He furiously blushes in the presence of anyone he finds to be beautiful.
  • Megane: His glasses help his "nerdy, but cute" image.
  • Mr. Exposition: Comes with being a history nerd in this series.
  • Naïve Everygirl: Gender-flipped. Chikahito is affable, kind and quite perceptive but not very world-savvy.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Chikahito still has a lot to learn about the people he lives with.
  • No Indoor Voice: Tends to yell his lungs out whenever weird stuff happens around him but people already consider normal. Also screams whenever caught in a supernatural fight as he can get enclosed by accident. He mellowed down after getting used to most of it.
  • Pretty Freeloader: Rare Male Example; and he's even of the rarest gems that actually do something to help around the house he's freeloading in.
  • Reincarnation: While it's unknown who he was, it seems his past self is the one Hana's waiting for.
  • Supreme Chef: Tachibana lets him stay in the Urashichiken not only because Hana wants to, but because Chikahito can cook meals of the busy group.
  • Squee!:
    • His reaction to anything ancient Kyoto relevant.
    • He squeed over being investigated by the Sanada Ten Braves.
    • Also squees in delight at Hana's cuteness.
  • Team Normal: Or is he?
  • Tender Tears: Oh boy, does he ever. At first it was mostly Tears of Fear because of the weird stuff happening around him, but he tunes them down after getting more or less used to them.
  • Through Her Stomach: Luckily, Hana has an endless appetite.
  • Wild Card: Since he's "Not", he doesn't have a specific side, but just because of that, he's the only one Sugihime's voice can reach.

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Hana

The main fighter of the Urashichiken. They fight with Myouhou ("mysterious way") techniques and the weapons that Tachibana and Sakura generate for them.
  • Ambiguous Gender: Hana is very gender neutral. Chikahito is is convenced Hana's a girl for how beautiful Hana is but Sakura don't feeling like explaining just confuses him about their gender.
  • Animal Motifs: Cats. Chikahito compares them with a begging-for-food cat, they put on adorable Cat Smiles and Masamune call them his kitten.
  • Badass Adorable: There's two things everybody agrees on, Hana is the most adorable thing ever and Hana is a deathly fighter.
  • Big Eater: Hana's stomach seems to never get satisfied. Undestandable, Hana is the one that fights and consumes energy the most.
  • Cheerful Child: In their free days.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Very subtly, but it seems they don't like Chikahito being worried over other girls.
  • Daddy's Girl: Though Tachibana is not their blood relative, Hana know he'll never say no to them; as soon Hana said they brought the Ridiculously Cute Critter, Tachibana was completely ok with it.
  • Dissonant Serenity: In contrast to Chikahito's No Indoor Voice.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Their official fighting clothes don't includes shoes.
  • Elemental Powers: Some of their Myouhou techniques have elemental attributes.
  • Foil: To Chikahito. They're very different but still they're similar since they're different types of "Not".
  • Heavy Sleeper: Sakura says that Hana would sleep all day if given the chance.
  • I Will Wait for You: Likely a non-romantic version. Together with their clone/twin(?), they are waiting for someone. It hasn't been revealed yet for who, but it's known that whoever they are, they were reincarnated in Chikahito.
  • Master of None: While Hana's ability to power copy allows them a wide variety and versatility, without the "arms" Tachibana and Sakura generate for them these copies are not as powerful as the originals.
  • Morality Pet: Hana's interactions with Tachibana help to highlight that he has a soft spot.
  • Mysterious Waif: Not much has been said about Hana's past or their reasons to fight.
  • Power Copying: Hana's Not property allows them to "take in" every magic that Hana has fought before, adapting it to their convenience.
  • The Promise: To somebody who has not been revealed yet who is the one who they are waiting for.

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Tachibana

A college student and one of the members of the Urashichiken. He is responsible for analysing the enemy and generating a weapon for Hana if the enemy is of the lunar (Yin) genus.

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Sakura

A member of the Urashichiken who works tying obi for Kamishichiken's maikos and geishas. He is responsible for setting up the barriers in which the fights take place and for generating a weapon for Hana if the enemy is of the solar (Yang) genus.
  • Team Mom: The emotional center of the group, he is somewhat of a mentor to Chikahito, looks after Hana and keeps Tachibana down when he finds out Iemitsu, his sister's kidnapper, is in the city.
  • The Sleepless: He's unable to sleep without "human warmth" since he has no longer his oni, and even though it's only a light sleep.

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Toyotomi Hidetsugu

The reincarnation of Toyotomi Hidetsugu and current owner of the Urashichiken.

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Mikoto

An Oni bound by blood to Toyotomi Hideyoshi, but right now she serves Hidetsugu.

Sugihime

Tachibana's twin sister and valuable seer of the Urashichiken. She was kidnapped by Tokugawa Iemitsu some time ago.

The Cat

Actually a tiger-like Oni who was causing troubles on a restaurant and latter adopted by Hana after changing his form into a small cat.

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Date Masamune

The reincarnation of the "One-eyed Dragon" is an 11-years-old elementary student. While he loves to fight, he mostly joined into Hidetsugu's forces in order to aid Hana, to whom he's attracted to. He's always followed by his loyal subordinate, Katakura Kojuurou.

  • Adorably Precocious Child: The "adorable" part is debatable but he's definitely precocious.
  • Always Save the Girl: Screw The Urashichiken's goals, he's just there to protect Hana!
  • Big Damn Heroes: His introduction was meddling into Hana's fight with Enka, where Hana was in clear disadvantage and Enka was about to deliver a serious attack meant to end the fight.
  • Bishie Sparkle: Whenever he's trying to look cool or when he's flirty with Hana.
  • Bi the Way: Either he doesn't know Hana's lack of gender or he just don't care because she's still pretty. This may also be a case of Shown Their Work because according to Japanese historians, the real Date Masamune was probably bi.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: Because he's so sure about his abilities and knows his past life is a legend, Masamune always looks to act like an adult and to be treated as such, which only makes him seem more childish. Kojuurou even says Masamune is in a "fifth-grade syndrome"note , and he reveals that Masamune has said he's in sixth grade since he was in kindergarden.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: From his behavior you'd never guess that he's an excellent swordfighter and a good student.
  • Calling Your Attacks: Because he's also a kid mentally, and thus thinks it's cool. To make matters funnier, the attack's name means "unrecognized genius".
  • Cool Sword: It's an Oni.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: Played for laughs. Whenever he shows up in a chapter, he will proclaim his love for Hana and his desire to kill Chikahito for living under their same roof.
  • Their First Time: His dream and reserved best day ever is to have this with Hana.

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Kurikara

Masamune's Oni.

  • Living Weapon: It not only talks, it is actually alive and in need of constant energy.
  • Razor Wind: As short-ranged attack.

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Katakura Kojuurou

Date Masamune's attendant. He's Kurikara's "sheath", in charge of providing the sword with energy by storing it inside his body. Because of this, he's always at Masamune's side; but he's also with him in order to keep the boy under control.
  • Face Palm: The both palms version, every time Masamune screams about "Having his first night" with Hana.
  • Hammerspace: He is the hammerspace. He holds Kurikara inside his body.

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Sanada Yukimura

The famous leader of the legendary ninja team; a clumsy, dorky and kind of a pushover who works as a kindergarden teacher. In order to get him and his team at their side, the Urashichiken needed to prove their strenght by fighting him. His Oni is a wolf-like Oni named Engetsu.

  • Magic Pants: Once he fuses with Engetsu into a werewolf-like creature, his pants dissapear to give space for the fur. Once the fusion ends, he's normally dressed again.
  • Sensei-chan: A Rare Male Example. Also Subverted; though he's obviously more mature than kindergarteners, his awkwardly klutziness makes him just Adorkable.
  • Strength Equals Worthiness: Because fighting for the losing side got him killed in the Sengoku Era.
  • The Klutz: The children at the kindergarden love him even though he's so clumsy. At his new job at Kyoto's kindergarden, the new children even put him a letter on his back with the word "Klutz".

Sarutobi Sasuke

Kirigakure Saizou

Other Ten Braves

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Akechi Mitsuhide

The reincarnation of Akechi Mitsuhide. He is searching for Oda Nobunaga's body as well as his Oni.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: He lacks motivation to get in fights and considers them a bothersome endeavour.
  • Demoted to Extra: With the arrive of the much, much evil Tokugawa Iemitsu.
  • For Science!: His main motivation is undercovering the secrets of Oda Nobunaga by finding and studing his body Oni.
  • Hot Teacher: He turns out to be Chikahito's science teacher.

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Enka

Akechi Mitsuhide's Oni.
  • Doppelgänger: He looks like a twin of his own contractor.
  • Manchild: Enka whines at Akechi when scold, and only gets serious when promised sweets.
  • Meaningful Name: His name means "catastrophe of fire".
  • Megane: Enka would be a user of Stoic Spectacles if it wasn't for him being a kinda cute...
  • Nervous Wreck: When not fighting, he's quite shy and stutters a lot.
  • Playing with Fire: Faithful to his name, he fights with fire powers that he shapes in multiple weapons.
  • Sweet Tooth: The easiest way to get Enka to fight with full force is to promise him candy.

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Hosokawa Gracia

Akechi Mitsuhide's daughter, who allied herself with the Tokugawa. First seen going after Masamune's Oni Kurikara.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: Both her skirt and her haircut are asymmetrical.
  • Ironic Echo: She said that she will use Kurikara "more effectively" when she tried to steal it from Masamune; Masamune said the same thing before winning her Oni, Nigemizu

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Nigemizu

  • Glass Cannon: Nigemizu is powerful, even able to hold her own against Masamune and Kurikara, but once the nature of her powers are known, a single blow is enough to take her down.
  • Horned Humanoid: Two long horns at each side of her head.
  • Kimono Fanservice: Unlike Mikoto who's dressed as a shrine maiden, Nigemizu is dressed to resemble a tempting High Call Girl.
  • Master of Illusion At her full capacity, Nigemizu can create countless versions of her mantis tattoo to attack, and because they're illusions no matter how much are cut down they just regenerate.
  • Meaningful Name: Her name means inferior mirage, which hints at her powers.
  • Ms. Fanservice: The character that has revealed the most skin, and she's designed to be beautiful and alluring.
  • Powers Do the Fighting: She lets her mantis tattoo attack for her. It's because if her body gets hurt, Gracia is the one that gets hurt the most.
  • Power Tattoo: It's in the shape of a praying mantis that takes her whole back and she uses it as her weapon.


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Tokugawa Iemitsu

A boy Chikahito helped once and also a fellow student in his school where he uses the alias "Aoi Yuu". His Oni is Mitsuha.
  • Bishie Sparkle: Lampshaded by Chikahito.
    Chikahito: It like he's glittering!
  • Bishounen: Taken up to eleven and lampshaded by Chikahito.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Settles to met the new member of the Urashichiken by acting like an Ill Boy to get his sympathy. He's actually a ruthless psychopath.
  • The Sociopath: He thinks that causing pain, feeling pain, trapping and killing by his own hand is "The best game in the world".
  • Stupid Sexy Flanders: Chikahito blushes a lot around him. Also, Sakura ask to Chikahito if he hit on this "pretty boy" he met, Chikahito denies it.
  • To Serve Man: His Oni, Mitsuha gets energy by feeding on innocent bystanders.
  • War For Fun And Profile: Because the Sengoku era ended pretty much after his father, Tokugawa Ieyasu, seized power, Iemitsu wants to obtain the Dairokutenmaou to create a new warring era just for the fun of killing and the extra food for Mitsuha.

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Yagyu Jubei

  • Gender Flip: The real Jubei was male.
  • The Dark Chick: Doesn't seem to have much offensive power but she's valuable as a spy.
  • Eyepatch of Power: She wears bandages over her left eye to hide that it's magical.
  • Magical Eye: It let's her peep into weak circules. Sakura's are the only ones she can't spy.

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Tenkai

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Ishida Mitsunari


  • Face–Heel Turn: Unlike while in Sengoku era, when he sided with Toyotomi's allies, this Ishida sided with the Tokugawa.
  • Foil: To Yukimura. In the Sengoku era, both Ishida and him fought on Toyotomi's side and lost against the Tokugawa; this time though, Ishida allied with Tokugawa, considering the battle already won because of the past, while Yukimura continued loyal to Toyotomi's cause after they proved their strenght since he believes no battle is won before the fight itself.
  • I Did What I Have To Do: He doesn't want to fight for the "losing side" again. Yukimura remembers that Ishida has a strong sense of justice, so he thinks Ishida must have some reason to join with Tokugawa.
  • Noble Male to Shima's Roguish Male

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Shima Sakon


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Tokugawa Senhime

Iemitsu's younger sister and an Oni contractor. At school, she uses the alias "Aoi Chiya". Her Oni is Tenju.

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Tenju

A fairy-like oni bound to Senhime.

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