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. Notably, the (Super Dimension) characters introduced in the first game are not the same as their Hyper Dimension counterparts.

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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

  • Awesome, but Impractical:
    • Superior Angels. What it does is that it hits all enemies for 9999 for 15 times. The downside? You need all four CPU Candidates at 100 AP and have at least 100 SP. The SP gaining isn't that bad, but in a game where later enemies do a One-Hit Kill on you, AP gaining isn't easy as it seems.
    • The CPUs' DLC Combination Attack Guardian Force also falls for this. It's arguably stronger and has a wider range but costs more SP; basically it's more awesome but also more impractical to use.
    • Just even using HDD form is already impractical to use in this series thanks to the constant SP drain.
    • Neither of these are an issue in the remake.
  • Bound and Gagged: Arfoire keeps the CPUs and Nepgear like this for three years. It's even the name of the trophy you get for viewing the CG image of them.
  • Biological Immortality: CPUs cannot die, but can be killed.
  • Exotic Eye Designs: All CPUs and CPU Candidates have a power symbol in their eyes when in HDD.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In the normal endings, the four goddesses sacrifice their lives to destroy Arfoire for good. However, after Nepgear finishes her speech, the four goddesses turn out to be A-OK.
  • Immortality Begins at 20: Neptune mentions in Victory that all CPUs in her timeline, i.e. mk2, are born like this.
  • Moe Anthropomorphism: Of various consoles and handhelds.
  • Really 700 Years Old: They have lived for centuries.
  • Strange Minds Think Alike: In the True Ending, Both Blanc and Vert think about the idea of giving one of the former's sisters to the latter.
  • Suicide for Others' Happiness: During the Conquest Ending, most of the CPU Candidates voluntarily let you kill them after their CPU sisters force Nepgear to kill them. Uni gets a special mention, as she says she wants to die because her older sister is already dead, so she has nothing left to live for except her sister's dying words of hope that Gamindustri can be saved, which requires that Uni allows herself to be killed by Nepgear. Neptune plays this straight, smiling and stating simply that Nepgear has to kill her or all of their efforts until then will be for nothing.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: The four goddesses. To put it in a nutshell, they have very few skills despite having the best stats of the whole team. DLC and Re;Birth2 fixed this by turning them all into Game Breakers.

Nepgear/Purple Sister

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

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The Protagonist of the Game. Three years ago, she along with her sister and the other CPUs 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;Birth2, instead get a more powerful weapon for less (read: no) sacrifices. She represents the fictitious N-Gear. The names of said console and Nepgear herself are inspired by the Game Gear.
  • 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.
    Nepgear: GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
  • 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.
  • Duet Bonding: When Neptune and Nepgear produce their Idol Singer video.
  • 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."
  • Gameplay Story Segregation: When you get the lilac mk2 processor unit, Nepgear gets a cutscene where says she's become stronger but if you look at the stats for the lilac and lilac mk2 processor units, the lilac processor unit has higher stats than the lilac mk2.
    • Fixed in the remake - the lilac mk2 set has higher total stats than the lilac set in every category except HP, SP and elemental resistance, which both sets have none of.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Anything happens, she'll almost always say "What the goodness!" in the English translation.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: When you summon Keiji Inafune, his eyes glow before Nepgear delivers the final blow.
  • Grievous Harm with a Body: One of Nepgear's Skills has her use Keiji Inafune like a blade.
  • Hair Decorations: Has one X-shaped hairclip as opposed to Neptune's two hairclips.
  • 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 human-sized version of Temjin's MPBL.
  • 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.

Uni/Black Sister

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

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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.
  • A-Cup Angst: Brought up after Nepgear suggests that Uni pads outside of HDD.
  • BFG: Her weapon of choice. Even more so when she becomes Black Sister.
    • Small Girl, Big Gun
    • Some of her guns imply that she's actually just making them look larger than they really are by virtue of her size.
  • Bare Your Midriff: In her power-up Black Sister version.
  • Boring, but Practical: Charley Horse! does no damage nor does it help guard break, but it will lower even a boss's avoidance so someone else can actually start doing damage.
  • Breast Expansion: Inverted. Turning into Black Sister causes her to flatten, and this actually gets brought up by Nepgear at one point. This is Lampshaded in the anime's Once an Episode Hilarious Outtakes.
    Nepgear: Uni! Your boobs!
    Ram: Now they're as small as ours, Uni!
    Rom: We're flat buddies!
  • Camera Abuse: One of her skills kicks the camera and shuts it off. It's used to lower the accuracy of enemies.
  • Girlish Pigtails
  • Hair Decorations
  • Love Confession: In her character info quotes, and surprisingly short and simple.
    "I love you Nepgear."
  • Mega Twintails: Black Sister's drills.
  • Named Weapons: After you kill Brave The Hard for the final time (that is, in the True Ending), Brave powers up her Black Sister weapon and gives her the Brave Cannon.
  • Stripperific: As Black Sister.
  • Tsundere: Towards Nepgear, in much of the same vein as Noire is towards Neptune.

Rom/White Sister

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

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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)

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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.

     Makers 
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.

Cave

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

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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.

Falcom

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

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A humble adventurer that has seen her fair share of travels, which she's wrote about in her novels. Wielding her Dragonslayer, she's always willing to help out anyone in need. Represents the company of her namesake along with its most famous properties.
  • Action Girl: A noted adventuress who's more than happy to fight monsters.
  • Actor Allusion: Her Japanese voice actress voices Estelle Bright, the heroine of another famous Falcom franchise.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her default outfit shows off her skin a bit.
  • BFS: All of her weapons are different kinds of dragonslayers.
  • Cosplay Otaku Girl: Her outfits let her dress as a member of the Bracer Guild, Adol, Kloe's school uniform, and Rixia.
  • Even the Girls Want Her: And the girls really do want Falcom, to the point of threatening Nepgear if she hits on Falcom. It's close to the point of an Unwanted Harem.
  • Expy: To Adol of course.
  • Game-Breaking Bug: None of her equipment from the store is kept in your inventory in a New Game+, meaning you're going to be spending a large amount of credits to keep her geared through each playthrough if you intend to use her. You can get around this annoyance, somewhat, by using her DLC equipment instead. Thankfully rectified in the remake.
  • Heroes Gone Fishing: One of Falcom's chirper events has her and Nepgear doing this, referencing Estelle's love of fishing in her home series.
  • Heroe Of Another Story: Makes frequent illusions to many past adventures she's had, along with her tendency to show up in places where her sword would be helpful to the party with little explanation.
  • Humble Heroine: Despite her accomplishments as a seasoned heroine, she's nothing but humble to Nepgear and her friends.
  • Nice Girl: Nothing but kind to those she meets.
  • Optional Party Member: Through DLC in mk2. She is a non-DLC Optional Party Member in Re;Birth2.
  • Pen Name: Alod Christin/Adell Christine.
  • Sword Beam: Her Dragonslayer can fire beams.
  • Tomboyish Ponytail: Sports a brown ponytail in this incarnation.

    Oracles 

Kei Jinguji

Voiced by: Yuko Sanpei (Japanese), Julie Ann Taylor (English)

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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).
  • Berserk Button: Breaking promises.
  • Bifauxnen: She looks very much like a boy and behaves like one, too.
  • Boyish Short Hair: It really adds to her boyish look.
  • Contralto of Danger: Her deep voice doesn't help her gender issue either.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Very snarky and actual rivals IF in this department, much to her annoyance.
  • Hidden Buxom: According to the artbook, she's a B-cup who binds her breasts.
  • Lady Looks Like a Dude: Everyone thought she was the first male to ever be introduced in the series but surprisingly, she's all woman.
  • Older Than They Look: Despite looking like a child, she is said to be older than her appearance. Her actual age has not yet been disclosed.
  • Promoted to Playable: In Re;Birth2 along with the other Oracles.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Notice a pattern yet?
  • Royal Rapier: Not royalty, but shares this fighting style with Noire in Re;Birth2.
  • The Spock:
    Kei: I'd rather not waste our precious time discussing the mythical creations known as emotions.
    Mina: That's not a good answer. If you want her to open up to you, you need to open up to her.
    Kei: Adult conversations consist entirely of valid logic and efficient syntax.
  • Viewer Gender Confusion: A lot of people thought that she was a he for understandable reasons.
  • Workaholic: Is similarly obsessed with work and business like Noire. Although Kei is more obsessed with business, while Noire is more obsessed with work.

Mina Nishizawa

Voiced by: Asuka Nakaya (Japanese), Dorothy Elias Fahn (English)

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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)

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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).

    Villains 

Magic the Hard / CFW Magic

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

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Arfoire's most loyal follower, and the de-facto leader of Arfoire Syndicate of International Crime. An aspect of the Deity of Sin, she tapped into the power of Shares and used them to defeat and trap the CPUs in the prologue, cementing the cult as the dominant religion. She the personification of Fanboy/Fangirlism.
  • Came Back Wrong: In the True End, her desire to serve under Arfoire becomes a desire to ensure everything becomes one with her.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: In the prologue she faced off against the four Goddesses, alone. The result would seem to be the four of them being captured and bound by naughty tentacles.
  • The Dragon: While technically the Four Felons would count as these, her position as the leader among CFWs cements her as this to ASIC as a whole.
  • Evil Counterpart: More or less outright stated to be the case in the Colloseum match against her in the next game, Victory. She is referred to as "The CPU of the CFW."
  • Evil Redhead: Rose-Haired Sweetie she is not.
  • Eyepatch of Power: An ominous one covers her right eye.
  • Expy: To the first game's version of Arfoire. She even shares the same voice actress.
  • Fan Boy: The personification of this.
  • One Woman Army: At least during the prologue, when she is holding the majority of the world's Shares. Five goddesses (The four CPUs plus Purple Sister) versus her. She curb stomped them.
    • Even after weakened enough near the end of the game, she is still more than a match for the CPU Candidates together to defeat. She is only defeated after ASIC takes over Planeptune, which weakens her Share further.
  • Sinister Scythe: Her Weapon of Choice.
  • Stripperific
  • Thanatos Gambit: She's rightfully confident that she would never lose, but just in case she ensures that her death only speeds up Arfoire's revival.
  • Villain Decay: The main plot of the game is to weaken the Shares belonging to ASIC so that Magic is weakened enough for the protagonists to defeat.

Judge the Hard / CFW Judge

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

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After Magic defeated the CPUs and sealed them in the Gamindustri Graveyard, 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 at first. He is the personifation of people who gave up after their games flopped.
  • An Axe to Grind
  • The Berserker
  • Black Ax Crazy Robot Dies First
  • Came Back Wrong: Of the four, he's the only one not to. It helps that he was already completely insane.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: The actual fight with him will end this way for either you or him. He is powerful enough to wipe out most of your team in a single turn, but just before the fight, Nepgear gets an extremely powerful new processor set and a Game-Breaker skill called Celestial Severance. Your CPU Candidates also receive the Superior Angels skill shortly before entering the area, another ridiculously powerful skill. And to top it all off, everyone in your party begins the fight with a full 300 SP. So the fight is pretty much a race to see who will utterly annihilate the other first.
  • Creator Breakdown / Rage Quit: The personification of this.
  • Eye Scream: This is how Nepgear, IF, and Compa escape him the first time they have to fight him.
  • The Grim Reaper: As the personification of game creators giving up after poor sales, he's been designed to look the part at the very least. Despite this, Magic is the one with the associated weapon.
  • Humongous Mecha: Looks like one.
  • Psycho Rangers: Apart from Magic herself, his wings resemble that of the CPUs to a limited extent. He and Magic also served as Nepgear's counterpart in AISC, as his goal is to keep the CPUs contained in the graveyard while Nepgear's is to free them.

Brave the Hard / CFW Brave

Voiced by: Kentaro Ito (Japanese), David Vincent (English)

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A Humongous Mecha who knows well about improvished childen and as such, will help ASIC to bring joy to the poor children, this naturaly 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)

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A reptilian-looking paedophile who seems to be hated by most everyone (wonder why?). He represents the reactions to Nintendo Hard games
  • Affably Evil: Sort of. He claims that he never goes full out on little girls. That doesn't stop him from brainwashing them, though.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: He can do this to other people.
  • Came Back Wrong: In the True Ending and Holy Sword Ending his obsession with children ends up becoming a love for eating them.
  • Dirty Old Man
  • Fat Bastard
  • Humongous Mecha: Looks like one.
  • I Regret Nothing: Because he got to die at the hands of maidens/cutie pies.
  • King Koopa Copy: A large dragon-like figure? Check! Horns? Check! Red spiky hair? Check! A spiky shell on the back? Check! The fact that you first meet him in a land based off a Nintendo console? Check and double check!
  • Last-Second Word Swap:
    "I need to whip out my.... Sewing kit!"
  • Nintendo Hard: The personification of your reactions to this.
  • Overly Long Tongue: How he attacks and he always tries to lick the twins with it.
  • Psycho Rangers: In a corollary to Judge and Magic collectivity being Nepgear's counterparts, he is this to both Ram and Rom, due to his preferences.

Linda/Underling

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

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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.

Warechu/Pirachu

Voiced by: Neeko (Japanese)

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

    Exclusive to Re;Birth2 

Stella

Felis

Returning Characters

     CPUs 

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.
  • Japanese Pronouns: She uses the very formal "watakushi".
  • Meaningful Name: "Vert" means "green" in French, and she's wearing green, which also represents the Xbox 360.
  • 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.

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.
  • A-Cup Angst: Her Berserk Button is someone pointing out her flat chest.
  • Badass Bookworm: She loves reading books so much, she spends most of her free time reading them or writing books than playing with her sisters. And she is a strong CPU, no less.

     Makers and Oracles 

IFnote 

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.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Between her and Compa, she's the Tomboy.
  • Too Many Belts: IF's design looks like she has a ton of belts on her clothes.
    • And neck collars for everyone!
    • She's only got two, three if you count the collar. One for her pants and one on her coat to hold her nine cellphones. Admittedly, the cuffs of her coat do look a bit like belts, but they're not.
  • Transparent Closet: After Compa's Chick Magnet moment, Nisa calls attention to this, claiming that the closet door just opened. Nepgear is the only one that seemed surprised, everyone else just finds it completely adorable and immediately shift to topic to wedding plans while she repeatedly insists she meant to say something else.
    • She becomes incredibly irritated and depressed, to the point of running off, when Nepgear asks Compa who she likes more, Neptune or IF.
  • Tsundere: Type A. This is pointed out by name.

Companote 

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

A friend of Neptune, 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.

Gustnote 

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

Nisa/Nippon Ichi

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

5pb./Lyrica

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

Histoire

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

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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.

    Villains 

Magiquone the Hard / CFW Arfoire

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

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CFW Arfoire
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Deity of Sin Arfoire

The object of worship for the Arfoire Syndicate of International Crime (ASIC). Arfoire is likened to a false idol in comparison to CPUs, being their equal in terms of power and capable of using Shares to her advantage. The CFWs are all aspects of her, and her primary goal is Gamindustri's destruction. She is the personification of Digital Piracy (is evil).
  • Arch-Enemy: Considers Nepgear as this in all endings, being her greatest obstacle in destroying the world.
  • Blade on a Stick: Her Weapon of Choice in her true form is a spear with a large, dual-edged red blade on both of its ends.
  • Demonic Possession: The Deity of Sin manifests by possessing objects as her vessel. She even boasts that she is limited by neither time or physical body.
  • Digital Piracy Is Evil: The personification of this.
  • Dub Name Change: She is known as Magiquone in Japan, which is their equivalent of the R4 (Arfoire). Her incomplete form is called Magiquone the Hard (Criminal of Free World Arfoire in English), while her true form is Hanzaishin Magiquone (Deity of Sin Arfoire).
  • Eldritch Abomination: Compared to the first game's Arfoire or Ultradimension Arfoire, Deity of Sin is a very different entity. Being destruction incarnate, she manifests physically by possessing things, and thus is nearly impossible to destroy permanently. When manifesting incompletely she takes the form of a hideous, gigantic monster that looks more like a Living Statue than human.
    • Humanoid Abomination: Her complete manifestation manages to hit this, seeing as it looks quite beautiful for a monstrous goddess.
  • Invincible Villain: Pretty much what can sum her up. Not only she has no physical form, all she does when her vessel is destroyed is to migrate to another vessel. She is only sealed because the CPUs of the previous generation sacrificed themselves to bind Arfoire into the Gamindustri Graveyard. It takes the combined Shares of all the goddesses on one CPU to destroy her for good.
  • Load-Bearing Boss: Due to being one with the Gamindustri Graveyard.
  • The Older Immortal: One of the, if not the oldest being in the franchise.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: She has no goal beyond destroying Gamindustri as we know it.
  • Pieces of God: The Criminals of Free World (Magic, Judge, Brave and Trick) are all aspects of her. This means their defeat only serve to accelerate Arfoire's revival.
  • Red Baron: "Hanzaishin" (literally "Crime God" in Japan). In the dub it's changed into "Deity of Sin"
  • Reused Character Design: Her CFW Arfoire form is later used for Overlord Momus in Re;Birth1. Her Deity of Sin form is also used for various monsters throughout the franchise as well as Ultradimension Arfoire. Meanwhile, both of her forms are later reused as transformations for her Zerodimension incarnation, which turns out to be a copy of the original Deity of Sin.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Arfoire was sealed by the CPUs of previous generation, led by Uranus, Neptune's predecessor.
  • Taking You with Me: What she attempts to do toward Nepgear in all endings except the Conquest Ending.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Delivers this to Nepgear in the Conquest Ending, haunting her with implications that Nepgear has ensured Gamindustri's destruction instead of prevented it.
  • The Unreveal: It is not known whether the Deity of Sin has a witch-like form similar to the other incarnations of Arfoire. Megadimension later confirms that she does have one, because the Arfoire in that game is created from the Big Bad's memory of the Deity of Sin.

     Exclusive to Re;Birth2 

Red

Voiced by: Kanae Ito (Japanese)
In an ironic twist, Red was a character that appeared in the first game but was absent until Re;Birth2. This Lesbian Harem Seeker takes NISA's place in the plot. And helps the party battle Underling in the depths of the Virtua Forest.

Tropes associated with Red:

  • Anime Chinese Girl: Dresses the part at least, and the company she represents is a subsidiary to a Chinese firm.
  • Dumb Muscle: Red is not particular smart and prefers hitting things and destroying stuff more, but she has the highest STR among all characters.
  • Killer Yo-Yo: Her weapon of choice is a kendama.
  • 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 a meaningful acronym as well. R: Her Color Motif, specifically her R-shaped red hair. E: Her cup-size. And D: Her pet Dragon statue.

Broccoli

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;Birth2. She meets Nepgear in Lowee and helps her create a new disc for the mascot there.

MarvelousAQL

A Ninja that joins the group once a certain nations shares reach 30%, unlike in Re;Birth1 she has no impact on the plot.

CyberConnect2


Tropes associated with CyberConnect2:

  • Animal-Eared Headband: Actually a hat.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Part of her outfit.
  • Cat Girl: Her default outfit is supposed to look like this.
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: Has blond hair with a dark teint.
  • Dual Wielding: She uses Twin Daggers.
  • Expy: Her design and character is based of Kite from .hack and of Naruto, with the color theme of the company she is based on. Said company is best known for its .hack franchise and Naruto: Ultimate series.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: She wears a pair of them for no apparent reason.
  • Knife Nut: She uses daggers.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Subverted. The ears and tail are fake.
  • Otaku: Her profile describes her as a vivid fan of manga and video games. Apparently, she's so deep into them that she tries to become a heroine like those in these media. Her profile states that she is more heroic than Neptune herself.
  • Overly Long Name: While in the English dialogues, it's shortened to CC2, she is called by her full name in the Japanese dialogues. Neptune even adds "-chan" on her name.
  • Who Wears Short Shorts?: Part of her outfit.

Tekken

A Fighter that joins the group once Leanbox's Shares reach 30% from chapter 4 onwards. She has no impact on the plot.

Tropes associated with Tekken:

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