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Characters: Kill la Kill
The character sheet for Kill la Kill, the first full anime series created by Studio Trigger. Oh, and these characters are straight from the minds behind Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, so expect copious amounts of pure, unadulterated badassery.

WARNING: Unmarked spoilers ahead! Do not read if you've only begun watching the series.

  • Main Characters Character List 
  • Elite Four Character List 
  • Club Presidents Character List 
  • Nudist Beach Character List 
  • Kiryuin Conglomerate Character List 
  • Mankanshoku Family Character List 

Other Honnouji Students

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    Maiko Ogure 
"I want to show them that even No-Stars have their pride!"

Voiced by: Marina Inoue

Ryuko and Mako's classmate, an injured No-Star student who they help on No-Late Day. In truth, she is the Head of Trap Development for the Disciplinary Committee, who plots to steal Senketsu for her own ends.

    Shinjiro Nagita 
"You're Honnouji Academy's revolutionary! I can fight, too! Just as long as you lead the way!"

Voiced by: Nobuhiko Okamoto

A No-Star student and former member of the Newspaper Club, suspended from Honnouji Academy after trying to start an insurrection against Satsuki through the school paper.


  • Amusing Injuries: His beatdowns from the Disciplinary Committee are quite comical.
  • Badass Normal: He's a No-Star student, yet he's willing to face down hulking One-Stars if it means taking down the system.
  • Chaste Hero: Played to ridiculous extremes when he nonchalantly emerges from a bathroom stall to speak to Mako in the girl's room. It's a subtle hint that he himself is actually a girl in disguise.
  • The Determinator: Even while held down and beaten to a pulp by a gang of brutish thugs, he fiercely refuses to stay down until he gets Ryuko's attention. It turns out it's because they couldn't really have hurt him anyway.
  • Dissonant Serenity: He becomes quite serene and creepy moments before revealing his true identity.
  • Foreshadowing: When he's introduced, the Boss Subtitles are black instead of red. Implying that it's not his real name at all.
    • He also mentions Satsuki had banned him from school recently. Satsuki forbid her from entering the school grounds after Nui messed with her plans.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: To know just how soulless "he" is, see Nui Harime.
  • Glamour Failure: The reason his hair covers his left eye is to hide Nui's trademark eyepatch.
  • Hot-Blooded: He slams his cup down on the tray when having a meal with Ryuko and Mako, then goes on to pound the floor repeatedly, spilling everyone else's tea.
  • Large Ham: Shinjiro does not speak, he SHOUTS.
  • Marionette Master: Those thuggish One-Star students who keep trying to silence him are actually giant marionettes "he" controls using Life Fibers.
  • Meaningful Name: "Shinjiro" sounds a lot like "shinjiru", the Japanese verb meaning "to trust". Ironically, it's to further emphasize Nui's deception of Mako and Ryuko.
  • Peek-a-Bangs: His left eye is covered by his hair. It's to hide the fact that it's missing due to Glamour Failure.
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: One of the first lines out of his mouth is "I'm not a suspicious person".
  • Voice of the Resistance: He uses his papers to put together his own resistance against the Student Council.
  • Walking Spoiler: In case the blanked out entries didn't tip you off, he is really Nui in disguise.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: He cherishes freedom of speech in a world oppressed by Satsuki, and is passionate in his belief that Ryuko can save their school, which has gotten him in trouble with the Student Council many times.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: His helpless fight against the Student Council is part of an elaborate gambit to get Ryuko to take pity on him and put Senketsu on again.

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