Characters: Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2

This page lists all characters in Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2, the second game of the Neptunia series (and its remake), and the tropes associated with them. Tropes specific to their portrayal in the other games of the series belong on the pages for those games.

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    CPUs and CPU Candidates 
The Goddesses of Gamindustri. The CPUs and Nepgear were sent to battle Arfoire 3 years ago, only to lose to her and wind up trapped for the next few years. Nepgear being the only one that was freed from this must get the help of the other CPU Candidates to free the CPUs still trapped in the Gameindustri Graveyard.

General CPU & CPU Candidate Tropes

Nepgear/Purple Sister

Voiced by: Yui Horie (Japanese), Christine Marie Cabanos (English)

The Protagonist of the Game. Three years ago, she along with her sister and the other CP Us were trapped in the Gameindustri Graveyard. She was only able to escape with Compa and IF's aid, after which they set out on a journey to find the other CPU Candidates and released the CPUs. She can also choose to sacrifice the other Goddesses to gain an Unholy Holy Sword or in Re;Birth 2, instead get a more powerful weapon for less (read: no) sacrifices. She represents the Game Gear, an old SEGA platform which had two Sonic the Hedgehog games.
  • Badass Armfold: This is how Keiji Inafune appears to Nepgear.
  • Badass Bookworm
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her Lilac mkII Processor does this.
  • Beehive Barrier: Her Panzer Blade attack causes her enemies to generate one for every swing, just so she can shatter them all in the process of beating them to death.
  • Big Word Shout: During her Slash Wave attack.
  • Bishie Sparkle: Gets these a few times, notably when Uni asks to join the party.
  • Catch Phrase: Her oddly-constructed "What the goodness?!"
  • Clueless Chick Magnet: Pretty much every other girl on the team aside from Neptune express or generally indicate interest in her, either to be their little sister or romantically. She usually doesn't even notice, or assumes they're joking.
  • Combination Attack: The only one who is a required party member for a majority of the combination attacks, the total number (including the DLC power up) being at 10'.
  • Duel Boss: With a few characters.
  • Evil Feels Good: A borderline example, when she runs Linda through with the Demon Sword.
    Nepgear: "I should have done this a long time ago."
  • Expy: Of Neptune.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Anything happens, she'll almost always say "What the goodness!"
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: When you summon Keiji Inafune, his eyes glow before Nepgear delivers the final blow.
  • Hair Decorations
  • Intimate Healing: IF decides to go this route to snap her out of it and get her to go HDD. Compa voices disappointment that she wasn't the one who got to get "Lovey-Dovey" with Nepgear.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Tries to take on a dragon at the behest of "Chika" and almost gets owned by it before being rescued by Cave.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Both she and Nisa think she's a Jack-of-All-Stats when she's really this. If you play her right, she's a good tank, dishes out damage harder than the rest, is a required character to all of the Combination Attacks, and yet the Irony? She's a Game Breaker if you place her as a support role because she's the only one who can get rid of the Damage Cap allowing other characters to damage enemies beyond 9999.
  • Lonely at the Top: In the Conquest Ending. By the end, she has killed all the other goddesses and united the world under her rule, and those of her friends who are still alive leave her after Arfoire is defeated.
    Nepgear: "This is the dark path that I've chosen to walk alone."
  • Mix-and-Match Weapon: As Purple Sister, she wields a rifle with a sword attached to it.
  • Nice Girl: Nepgear is a relatively friendly and kind-hearted girl at heart, and willing to help others in need.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: In the Conquest End, she thinks of using the demonic sword to vanquish Arfoire, and ends up becoming the only goddess left in the entire world. Unfortunately, the world is then headed towards destruction, for if there is no competition, there can be no progress. CFW Arfoire even outright tells that to Nepgear.
  • Purple Is Powerful
  • Shout-Out: Most of her skill is based on Temjin's weapons.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: While Purple Heart has a black-dominant costume, Purple Sister has a white dominant costume.
  • Stripperific: Her powered-up costume.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Starts off as meek, shy, and timid, unlike her older sister. By the end of the game, she becomes the next goddess of Planeptune.
  • Villain Protagonist: Becomes one in the Conquest End. She's not happy about it.
  • Wave Motion Gun: Her Beam Rifle as Nepgear and the Inafune Beam.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Gets called out by other people on her actions in the Conquest End.
  • Wrench Wench
  • Younger Than They Look: She happens to be the younger sister of Neptune, yet she appears older than Neptune.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: Same as her sister.

Uni/Black Sister

Voiced by: Eri Kitamura (Japanese), Sarah Williams (English)

Noire's Sister. She initially comes to the Guild looking for something to do when they meet the party, who are unaware of her identity as Lastation's CPU candidate, nor knowing of Nepgear's identity as Planeptune's Candidate. She represents the Playstation Portable.

Rom/White Sister

Voiced by: Yui Ogura (Japanese) , Carrie Keranen (English)

Ram's older twin, and Blanc's younger sister. She is rather shy around others. She meets the party in Lowee after getting Kidnapped by Underling, like her sister. However like (and because of) her sister, she didn't trust Nepgear at first until she helped her find her missing pen. Together, Ram and Rom are the Nintendo DS incarnate.

Ram/White Sister

Voiced by: Kaori Ishihara (Japanese), Shelby Lindley (English)

One of Blanc's twin sisters, and thus one of Lowee's CPU Candidates. She is more blunt and outgoing than her twin, Rom. She meets the party after they rescue Rom from Underling, however she is initially untrusting of Nepgear. Together, they both represent the Nintendo DS.

These adventurers are the personifications of various Game companies. They are willing to help Nepgear in her quest to resue the CPUs and stop Arfoire.

General Maker Tropes

  • Moe Anthropomorphism: Of video game producers.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: In most settings, these characters would be considered fairly powerful. Only problem is, they're working with a bunch of Physical Gods. IF is the only one who seems bothered by this though, so she takes to training alone to keep up with Nepgear. After Nepgear catches her doing this, IF bans her from any personal training until she's a Super Soldier.


Voiced by: Mayuko Takahashi (Japanese), Lauren Landa (English)

A cool, calm and collected girl that rescues the party from a Uriah Gambit set off by Underling, who disguised herself as Leanbox's Oracle. She is a member of Leanbox's SMD organization.


Voiced by: Akemi Kanda (Japanese), Xanthe Huynh (English)


Kei Jinguji

Voiced by: Yuko Sanpei (Japanese)

A shrewd businesswoman with a bit of a reputation for making deals that border on the Faustian, and will not take kind to those who do not fulfill their end of the bargain. She is Lastation's Oracle (and yes it is a she).

Mina Nishizawa

Voiced by: Sayaka Nakaya (Japanese)

Lowee's Oracle and Ram and Rom's magic teacher (and the butt of many of their pranks).

Chika Hakozaki

Voiced by: Yuka Komatsu (Japanese), Michelle Ann Dunphy (English)

Leanbox's Oracle and a Fangirl and sister figure to Vert (who does not have an actual sister, since Microsoft didn't have any portable platforms).


Magic the Hard / CFW Magic

Voiced by: Chiaki Takahashi (Japanese), Laura Post (English)

Arfoire's most loyal follower, and one to match the CPUs head on. Like Arfoire, she taps intot he power of Shres and used them to defeat and trap them, cementing the cult as the dominant religion. She the personification of Fanboyism

Judge the Hard / CFW Judge

Voiced by: Kenjiro Tsuda (Japanese), Kyle Hebert (English)

After Magic defeated the CPUs, she sent Judge to watch over them. He is ruthless in battle and proved to be a difficult obstacle for Nepgear, IF and Compa, cutting their plans to free the other CPUs short...for now. He is the personifation of people who gave up after their games flopped.

Brave the Hard / CFW Brave

Voiced by: Kentarō Itō (Japanese), David Vincent (English)

A Humongous Mecha who knows well about improvished childen and as such, will help ASIC to bring joy to the poor children, this naturly puts him in a bit of a moral grey area. He is the personification of not being able to buy the newest games.

Trick the Hard / CFW Trick

Voiced by: Yoji Ueda (Japanese), Derek Stephen Prince (English), Josh Grelle (English Anime)

A reptilian-looking Lolicon who seems to be hated by most everyone (wonder why?). He represents the reactions to Nintendo Hard games


Voiced by: Junko Minagawa (Japanese) , Morgan-Berry (English)

Not much there is to say about her, other than she is an Underling. She confronts the party at every turn hoping to destroy the mascots before they empower Nepgear. Like Arfoire and Magic, she also uses ASIC's shares to her advantage.


Voiced by: Neeko (Japanese)

ASIC's Macot and Linda's Sidekick. Has a crush on Compa

    Exclusive to Re;Birth2 



Returning Characters


Neptune/Purple Heart

Voiced by: Rie Tanaka (Japanese), Melissa Fahn (English)

Nepgear's sister, Planeptune's CPU and general protagonist of the Franchise (though not this game). She represents a Scrapped SEGA console called the Neptune.

Vert/Green Heart

Voiced by: Rina Sato (Japanese), Tara Platt (English)

CPU of Leanbox and the most endowed of the CPUs. Has a thing for raiding, and Boys Love Dating Sims. She prepresents the Xbox 360.
  • Meaningful Name: "Vert" means "green" in French, and she's wearing green, which also represents the Xbox360.
  • Mercy Kill: During the Conquest Ending route, she requests Nepgear to finish her off with the cursed sword since she has no hope of surviving after the beating Linda gives to her.
  • Onee-sama: Nepgear points out that she is the one most like a big sister among the goddesses, and that it's rather ironic considering she actually has no real sisters. Vert explains that it's merely because she had to keep the other three in line.
  • Phenotype Stereotype: Blonde, blue-eyed, busty American.
  • Underboobs: She plays this trope straight. Neptune even refers to her as such.
  • You Gotta Have Green Hair: As Green Heart.
  • Yaoi Fangirl: Her room is filled with yaoi merchandise, a rude awakening for any man who wants to ask her out.

Noire/Black Heart

Voiced by: Asami Imai (Japanese), Erin Fitzgerald (English)

The CPU of Lastation, who is known for her general attitude. She represents the Playstation 3.
  • Catch Phrase: Usually a variation of "Only does everything", a reference to how the PS3 was advertised.
  • Expy:
    • Somehow, Noire really resembles Azusa from K-On!. It's mildly implied that the resemblance was what inspired her to learn how to play a guitar.
    • Both Noire and Azusa resemble Kooh from Pangya.
  • Ship Tease: Many of the official art has her doing this with Neptune.
  • Tsundere: All the way, especially towards Neptune.

Blanc/White Heart

Voiced by: Kana Asumi (Japanese), Wendee Lee (English)

The CPU of Lowee, who is both the Wii and Beware the Quiet Ones incarnate, though the latter only reveals itself if you mention her chest.

     Makers and Oracles 


Voiced by: Kana Ueda (Japanese), Kate Higgins (English)

Neptune and Nepgear's friend. She has a perchance for edginess and snark. A Guild Agent who went with Compa to the Graveyard to free the trapped CPUs with the Sharicite, which they spent the last 3 years gathering.


Voiced by: Kanako Sakai (Japanese), Cristina Valenzuela (English)

A friend of Neptuna, Nepgear and IF, she is a nurse-in-training. She went with IF to help the CPUs in the graveyard with the Sharicite they'd been gathering for the last 3 years.


Voiced by: Natsuko Kuwatani (Japanese), Cassandra Lee (English)

Nisa/Nippon Ichi

Voiced by: Kaori Mizuhashi (Japanese), Michelle Ruff (English)


Voiced by: nao (Japanese), Julie Ann Taylor (English)


Voiced by: Mika Kanai (Japanese), Stephanie Sheh (English)

In the last game, She is the Tome of the World, a god over the CPUs. On this game however, she is Planeptune's Oracle and the Guild's leader. While she has knowledge unparallelled and unsurpassed, it takes her 3 of any time period to give an answer.


Magiquone the Hard / CFW Arfoire

Voiced by: Chiaki Takahashi (Japanese), Laura Post (English)

The Deity of Sin and leader of the Piracy cult and Criminals of the free World, the Arfoire Syndicate of International Crime. She compared to the CPUs is a false idol, equally as powerful as they are and capable of using Shares to her advantage. The personification of Digital Piracy (is evil).

     Exclusive to Re;Birth 2 


Voiced by: Kanae Ito (Japanese)
In an ironic twist, RED was a character that appeared in the first game but was absent until Re;Birth 2. This Lesbian Harem Seeker takes NISA's place in the plot. And helps the party battle Underling in the depths of the Virtua Forest.
  • Anime Chinese Girl: dresses the part at least, and the company she represents is a subsidiary to a Chinese firm.
  • Killer Yo-Yo: Her weapon of choice is a YoYo
  • Harem Seeker: This time focusing on the CPU Candidates.
  • Irony: mk2 was the start of her long absence from the franchise. A streak that was only ended in...the remake of that game.
  • Meaningful Name: And Meaningful Acronym as well. R: Her Color Motif specifically her R-shaped red hair. E: Her Cup size and D: her pet Dragon
  • Red-Headed Hero: Well she ain't called RED for nothing.


Voiced by: Miyuki Sawashiro (Japanese), Karen Strassman (English)
A Cat Girl with a strange mount (called Gema, an anagram of "game"), a stranger ability. and Gusts's role in Re;Birth 2. She meets Nepgear in Lowee and helps her create a new disc for the mascot there.


A Ninja that joins the group once a certain nations shares reach 30%, unlike in Re;Birth 1 she has no impact on the plot.
  • Ninja: As could be expected from someone representing the company that made the Senran Kagura games


  • Cat Girl: the hood on her outfit resembles cat ears.


A Fighter that joins the group once a certain nations shares reach 30%. She has no impact on the plot.