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Characters: Kyo Kara Maoh!
A list of characters from Kyo Kara Maoh. Beware of unmarked spoilers, as usual.

The Demon World That Looks Like The Alps

Shibuya Yuuri Harajuku Furi

Voiced by Takahiro Sakurai (JAP) and Yuri Lowenthal (ENG)

He was an Ordinary High-School Student until the day a couple of bullies decided to flush his head in a toilet. Suddenly, he was transported to a different world where he was the Maoh. Although he took a while to get used to his new settings, he learns to rule this his kingdom, with the help of his friends.

Being unaware of the demon kingdom's customs, Yuuri gave Wolfram a slap across the face for insulting his mother. Unfortunately, this was a way that nobles would propose marriage to one another, leaving poor Yuuri in an engagement that he never meant to be a part of.

Whenever Yuuri's life or the life of one of his close friends or even the life of an innocent bystander is in trouble, Yuuri's demon side surfaces and uses water created from maryoku to serve justice to the attacker.

Yuuri has a very naive and idealistic personality. He believes that everyone should be trusted, even if they've betrayed him already and that no life is beyond redemption. In a way, it's a good thing, as he manages to save Geigen Huber and becomes very popular in his kingdom. However, he often is taken advantage of because of this gullible and foolish behavior, which is where his helpful friends and demon side come into play.

Wolfram von Bielefeld

Voiced by Mitsuki Saiga (JAP) and Mona Marshall (ENG)

Yuuri's fiance and quite possibly his more cynical Foil, Wolfram is a demon who can manipulate fire. Near the beginning of the series, he is rather immature and arrogant, acting very spoiled and causing the Maoh's other attendants to give him nicknames like 'Little Lord Brat', but over the course of the series, he matures. Although he did not approve of being the Maoh's fiance at first, he changes his mind when Yuuri's demon side kicks his butt in battle. He soon grows very protective over Yuuri, yelling at anyone who comes too close to him. He is especially jealous of Conrad.

Wolfram can be very impatient and tends to rush into battles head-first. He can be impulsive with his decisions, especially in battle and believes that being the strongest is the way to win. When Julia reminded him that it would be a good idea to learn healing magic, he dismissed it as unimportant because he thought a soldier's job was to fight - not heal. He is also very proud of his Mazoku blood, convinced that it makes him superior to his brother Conrad or any other person with human blood in them.

Conrart (Conrad) Weller

Voiced by Toshiyuki Morikawa (JAP) and Doug Erholtz (ENG)

When Yuuri is found by Adalbert during his initial arrival to the demon world, Conrad jumps in to save him. Because he is kind, understanding and loyal, he gains Yuuri's trust very quickly and becomes quite close to him. Conrad is usually the one that Yuuri will talk to when a problem arises and Conrad will also be first person to save Yuuri if there is any chance of danger.

Although Conrad is rather mature, he sometimes forgets that other people care about him quite a lot and therefore runs off on his own to complete missions that might put him in danger. Usually, the rest of the group (or at least part of it) catches up to him and reminds him that there's no need to go on your own. In a way, this attitude of his contrasts Yuuri's, who would prefer to convince his friends to join him on missions. His actions also cause much confusion between Yuuri's subjects, as he switches between Yuuri's side and the enemy's side (usually Big Shimaron) more than once, however, he always believes that he is helping Yuuri in the best way that he can.

Yuuri will refer to Conrad as his godfather, as Conrad is the one that gave him his name. Later, it's revealed that Conrad was sent to earth to send Julia's soul into Yuuri's body, as part of Shinou's plan. It's also during this time that Conrad became much kinder than he previously was, taking the comment that Yuuri's father told him about his 'unkind eyes' seriously.

  • An Arm and a Leg: He gets his arm lopped off while protecting Yuuri. He gets better.
  • Always Someone Better: Conrad is that person.
  • Bad Ass
  • Badass Normal: Not having magical powers hasn't stopped him from becoming Shin Makoku's best swordsman.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Conrad may seem like a sweetie most of the time, but fuck with Yuuri and you're in for a world of pain.
  • Big Brother Mentor: To Yuuri.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He does this a lot.
  • Birds of a Feather: Of Yuuri's various love interests, Conrad is the one most similar to him in both personality and interests. He makes an active effort to learn things that Yuuri likes, such as baseball.
  • Bodyguard Crush: Arguably, on Yuuri.
  • Brown Eyes: To emphasize his human ancestry in a family of made up of mostly Demons.
  • Character Development: Pre-storyline. It's shown that he was a very different person before Yuuri's father made him change.
  • Curtains Match the Window
  • Dark and Troubled Past: And how.
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: Long = 20 years ago. Short = Present.
  • Extreme Omnisexual: He was already likely Bi the Way given his history with Julia and present interactions with Yuuri and Jozak, but then it's also revealed in the manga that he once dated a woman who was a "reverse mermaid". Yuuri even lampshades this with a joke about how wide Conrad's "strike range" is.
  • Fake Defector: Pulls this a few times.
  • Fantastic Racism: Although he was protected from the worst disadvantages of being half-Mazoku as a child, twenty years ago when Shin Makoku was at war with their human neighbors, he and Jozak were sent on a suicide mission, leading a company of fellow half-breeds, in order to prove their loyalty. Conrad and Jozak were the only ones to make it back.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: His mother was a Mazoku and his father was a human.
  • Heartbroken Badass: As a result of what happened to Julia.
  • Heel-Face Turn: which doubles as a Crowning Moment of Awesome in episode 40, when he takes several arrows to the chest protecting Yuuri in the most dramatic way possible.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners:
    • With Jozak. Usually. The "heterosexual" part of that is also somewhat suspect.
    • Also with Yuuri, arguably, especially when you bring Yuuri's soul's past life into account, it's like they were destined to be together. And Conrad says something about how if they died, they'd "meet again in another world". In his case, too, of course, the idea of it being purely platonic is also somewhat questionable...
  • Humble Hero: Often too humble, as he has a tendency to put his personal safety way too far down the line of his priorities.
  • 100% Adoration Rating: Ever notice how everyone loves Conrad, even his enemies? They just can't help but love the guy and think he's awesome.
  • Hyper Awareness: In the manga and novels, Conrad is able to determine the country of origin, social standing, and main occupation of a man in disguise with just a quick glance. Too bad he doesn't use these mysterious powers all the time.
  • Knight in Shining Armor: Yuuri outright calls him one.
  • The Lancer: To Yuuri, as he essentially follows the king wherever he goes and usually plays a key role in many of their adventures.
  • Mangst: Conrad has lots of Mangst concerning the death of Julia and the events of the war 20 years previous.
  • Master Swordsman: He has a reputation as Shin Makoku/The Demon Kingdom's greatest swordsman.
  • Muggle Born of Mages: Well, he's half-Muggle, but he decided to live out his life around Mazoku rather than humans. And he does lack magical powers due to his human lineage, though he seems to have inherited the Mazoku's longevity.
  • Officer and a Gentleman
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: His real name is Conrart, but Yuuri calls him Conrad. Everyone else does too, either to keep it consistent, or because it's easier to say.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Except in flashbacks and very rare Not So Stoic moments.
  • The Quiet One: Definitely the calmest and most understanding of the group, though be careful if you cross him.
  • Rebel Relaxation: Conrad's favorite past-time is leaning up walls. Yeah, those walls would have long fallen down without him holding them up.
  • Royal Blood: As a half-blood, he has no claim to any demonic lineage (also why he has no 'von' in his name unlike his brothers), in spite of being the son of the former Maoh. However, the Wellers were the original kings of the Big Shimaron before the Belal family dethroned them. He only threatens to lay claim to his lands in the third season as part of a political gambit, as he has very little interest in being anything besides Yuuri's bodyguard.
  • Stepford Smiler: See: Perpetual Smiler, Dark and Troubled Past, Heartbroken Badass. ...Yeah.
  • Subordinate Excuse: To be around Yuuri.
  • Superpowerful Genetics: The Weller genes seem to all be dominant! And full of win.
  • Warrior Prince: His mother was the last Maoh and his father's side were the original rulers of Big Shimaron, but Conrad is content to be Yuuri's protector knight.
  • What, Exactly, Is His Job?: Soldier? Babysitter? Bodyguard?

Gunter von Christ

Voiced by Kazuhiko Inoue (JAP) and Sam Riegel (ENG)

Gunter is the man in charge of teaching Yuuri while he's in the demon kingdom. In other words, he's Yuuri's private tutor, who Yuuri spends much of his time trying to avoid, for obvious reasons. Nevertheless, he's quite competent in his job, and is very determined to make sure that Yuuri is as educated as he could possibly be for the real world.

At first, Gunter seems a little like an idiot, or perhaps more like a teenager girl in love. He tends to be rather overprotective of Yuuri, fussing over every little thing and freaking out whenever he goes missing. Supposedly (at least in the manga), Gunter was actually quite the organized, professional man before he met Yuuri. Just goes to show you, doesn't it?

Outside the castle, Gunter is actually quite a good fighter. He is extremely good with a sword and in fact was Conrad's teacher in the past. Gunter was the one who trained all the soldiers, teaching them to improve their swordsmanship so that they would be ready to fight in war. and being of demon blood, has his own magical abilities.

Gwendal von Voltaire

Voiced by Akio Ohtsuka (JAP) and Dan Woren (ENG)

The most aloof and mysterious of Yuuri's subjects, Gwendal first doubts Yuuri's ability to lead the kingdom. After Yuuri summons the Maoh's spirit and defeat's Wolfram, Gwendal realizes that Yuuri is the true king. He's more logical and less compassionate than the other members on Yuuri's team, which leads him to disagree with Yuuri on a lot of decisions. Still, Gwendal always respects Yuuri's authority, giving Yuuri advice when he asks for it and aiding Yuuri in plans he might not completely agree with. As a very professional and stiff man, Gwendal seems to have very little interest in useless conversations and relationships in general, making him initially difficult for Yuuri to get along with. However, they soon learn to get along with each other, although Gwendal will occasionally reprimand Yuuri for making naive or foolish mistakes.

Gwendal has a love for small, cute things. Usually, this refers to animals such as kittens, dolphins and Bearbees. His personal office is filled with stuffed animals that he knitted on his own. It's stated that Gwendal began knitting because his childhood friend Anissina gave him lots of stress.

Josak Gurrier/Grier/Grillet

Voiced by Takeda Masanori (JAP) and Tom Fahn (credited as Marvin Lee) (ENG)

Josak is a spy in the Demon Kingdom army who is half-demon, half-human. Conrad's father rescued him from the human lands when he was little, and since then Josak and Conrad have been close friends and faced many dangers together. He is a master of disguise and has been known to pose as a woman on various missions. He even carries a dress along with him at all times for good luck.

Josak is very comical and expressive, facing every situation with light-heartedness and funny quips. He often does this to hide his own feelings, particularly anger and resentment at the treatment of half-humans such as him. While he is close friends with Conrad, they often don't see eye to eye which can lead to arguments or even physical violence. However, in the end, he tends to go along with whatever Conrad wants, since he is the superior officer.

At first, he seems a little skeptical of Yuuri's ability, and his harsh commentary causes Yuuri to become less confident in his abilities. However, Yuuri decides to trust him with the jewel that powers Morgif, believing that Josak will do with it whatever is best for the kingdom as a whole, and this gesture earns him Josak's loyalty.

Anissina von Karbelnikof

Voiced by Minami Takayama (JAP) and Michelle Ruff (ENG)

A head-strong woman filled with lots of ideas for inventions that are usually ridiculous, or have a ridiculous way of being powered. Anissina seems to think women are the future of the kingdom, with men being too reckless and incompetent to do anything well. Regardless of this, she is rather fond of Yuuri and does her best to help him... whether that is good or bad.

Whenever she has a new invention, she tends to force Gwendal to try it, or if she is unable to find him (as he usually hides from her), she has Gunter try it. Her inventions never seem to work out the way she wants them to. It's revealed that she and Gwendal grew up together, and that she was the one to teach Gwendal how to knit, although she doesn't believe that Gwendal has any talent in the field.

Greta is very fond of Anissina and seems to look up to her like an older sister.

  • Arranged Marriage: Her brother sets her up in one, believing that she is unhappy. Of course, Anissina doesn't want this at all and tries to get Gwendal to fake a double suicide with her. He refuses. She then has Darcos play the role, but of course, Gwendal interrupts at the last minute and rides away with her. They have a moment by sunlit water... and then proceed to yell at each other. Her brother (and everyone else) mistakes this act for love.
  • Fiery Redhead
  • Gadgeteer Genius
  • Running Gag: Her inventions will work... but are either require a ridiculous amount of power or don't work the way she wants them to.
  • Straw Feminist: A very mild one, but she does believe that women should be in power.
  • With Friends Like These...: Her and Gwendal.

Cecilie von Spitzweg

Voiced by Masato Katsuki (JAP) and Karen Strassman (credited as Kirsty Pape) (ENG)

She first appears as a 'sexy queen' that Yuuri accidentally stumbles into in the private bath. Turns out, not only is she the previous Maoh, but she is also the mother of Gwendal, Conrad and Wolfram. All three of them have different fathers and Cecilie always seems to be on a 'search for love'.

Later, we discover that she resigned from being the Maoh because the job became too stressful and she began to rely on her brother (Stoffel) to make all the decisions for the kingdom, instead of making them herself. This caused a lot of drama and tragedy, such as the death of Julia, who was very close to Cecilie. Most of the royals still dislike Cecilie's brother for this, especially Aldabert, who left the Mazoku tribe altogether. When she has the chance to give Yuuri some advice, she tells him not to rely on other people for his decisions, as he was chosen as the Maoh for a reason.

Cecilie is very flirty and affectionate, even to her own sons. She loves to hit on Yuuri whenever she can (even though it pisses off Wolfram) and later hits on Yuuri's brother when he arrives, despite having a boyfriend.


Voiced by Motoko Kumai (JAP) and Rebecca Forstadt (ENG)

The adopted daughter of Yuuri and Wolfram.

Adalbert von Grants

Voiced by Masaki Terasoma (JAP) and Kirk Thornton (ENG)

Adalbert shows up in the very first episode, where he rescues a clueless Yuuri from being stoned to death by frightened human villagers, and uses his magic powers to awaken Yuuri's ability to speak the local language...after which Yuuri is promptly rescued from Adalbert by Conrad. A man of mysterious motives, he defected from the demon kingdom in favor of the human nations, believing them fools for blindly following the will of their ancient king. Eventually, it's revealed that he was Susanna Julia von Wincott's fiancÚ, and left for good after Shinou's will led to her death, abandoning his position as the heir to the title of one of the Ten Aristocrats who serve as the king's council. His rivalry with Conrad is because it was Conrad who was chosen to transport Julia's soul to the other world, and Julia didn't even tell him what she intended to do, leading Adalbert to believe that she was coerced into sacrificing herself. Despite his anger toward the demon kingdom in general, and Conrad in particular, he's about equally likely to be on their side as that of their enemies when he shows up.

  • Blond Guys Are Evil: Subverted: He's not always on their side, and he's usually kind of a hotheaded jerk, but Adalbert's actually a decent guy with complex reasons for being the way he is.
  • Defector from Decadence: He couldn't stand what the demon kingdom had become after following Shinou's will even to the point of Julia sacrificing herself, so he left and apparently doesn't ever intend to return.
  • Heartbroken Badass: He really did love Julia, and her death was the catalyst for his departure from the kingdom, as well as the source of his continued animosity.
  • Knight in Sour Armor: Bitter, cynical, and ultimately wants peace and safety for the people he's decided to regard as his own.
  • Perfectly Arranged Marriage: His engagement to Susanna Julia von Wincott was apparently arranged, but they're shown to have been very much in love.
  • Reincarnation Romance/Ship Tease: With Yuuri, for the same reasons as Conrad: Yuuri is Julia's reincarnation, and the show goes out of its way to highlight their similarities more than once.
  • Screw Destiny: Doesn't care for Shinou's millennia-long reign of control over all the major decisions of the demon kingdom.
  • The Extremist Was Right: In a way. Turns out Shinou had been corrupted long ago, and although most of his plans were for the ultimate benefit of the demon kingdom, a little more mistrust of his motives might have been warranted, especially near the end.

Stoffel von Spitzweg

Voiced by Unshou Ishizuka (JAP) and Terry Roberts (ENG)

Cecilie's older brother, the poisonous advisor who took advantage of his sister's position as Maou and did most of the running of the kingdom on her behalf, leading to a great deal of unpleasantness and tragedy twenty years ago. He seems eager to repeat the process by ingratiating himself with the new Maou, but his nephews and Gunter are adamant about blocking his way, and even on the rare occasions he manages to get Yuuri alone, Yuuri proves Too Dumb to Fool, which has the effect of turning Stoffel's political machinations into comically, pathetically sycophantic attempts to win Yuuri's approval any way he can. (It helps that his and Cecilie's childhood friend Raven is clearly the brains of the operation, too.)

  • Affably Evil: Stoffel is a nobleman through and through, quite charming when he wants to be, and always a refined, dignified fellow. Well, he tries at the 'dignified' part, anyway.
  • Blond Guys Are Evil
  • The Chew Toy: Filler episodes love to curse him with horribly slapstick luck whenever he's plotting or scheming something (getting peed on when he volunteers to change a baby's diaper, falling into holes), which is most of the time. Even his first, more serious arc has his plot comically unravel when Jozak sneaks Yuuri out by putting both of them in maid uniforms, followed by him mistaking Gunter for a vulnerable noncombatant and utterly failing at taking him hostage. It's always ultimately his fault that he's in these situations, so it's always Played for Laughs.
  • Evil Chancellor: Moreso in the backstory, but he keeps on trying to become this for Yuuri, too.
  • Harmless Villain: At least as long as Yuuri's retainers are keeping an eye on him and Yuuri won't give him the time of day. Also, without Hypercompetent Sidekick Raven helping him, he's shown to be pretty useless and not all that bright.
  • Sheltered Aristocrat: Most of the reason he's useless without Raven.
  • Smug Snake
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Stoffel/Stuffel von Spitzweig/Spitzweg/Spitzberg
  • Villain Decay: The first-season arc where he shows up has him kidnapping Yuuri and nearly starting a civil war. After that, he quickly decays into harmless comedy, since his only real power is political and no one's trusting him with anything after that.

The Planet In Which Yuuri Always Shows Up In A Bathtub

Ken Murata

Voiced by Kouki Miyata (JAP) and Grant George (ENG)

Murata makes an appearance in the first episode, as a boy being bullied. Yuuri, being a fighter for justice interrupts them - giving Murata the chance to run away. He doesn't forget this act of kindness, however, as he and Yuuri are good friends from that point onward.

At first, Murata seems like nothing more than one of Yuuri's school friends (okay, his ''only'' school friend), but it's revealed in season two that he's actually a Reincarnation of the Great Sage, who once traveled with Shinou. He then becomes a mysterious strategist that seems to know everything that is happening, yet never tells Yuuri unless it is absolutely necessary. In spite of all this, he is very loyal to Yuuri.

Murata cannot travel between Earth and the Mazoku world on his own, so he must travel with Yuuri. It's later revealed that Murata seems to be able to 'transfer' power into Yuuri's Mazoku form, making it more powerful.

  • Amplifier Artifact
  • Curtains Match the Window: Except that time that he dyed his hair blond. He dyed it back. Or it faded out. It's never specified.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He evolves into this as he stops playing stupidity.
  • Distressed Dude: In the human world, he has no means of defending himself and often relies on Yuuri to save his ass. It's pretty much the same in the Demon World, which is why he stays on the sidelines to avoid this. Most of the time, this is an intentional example.
  • Easily Forgiven/Karma Houdini: Near the end of season 2, he basically jeopardizes Yuuri's life by pushing him into The Great One who needs him as a vessel and almost destroys the whole world with a gamble that could defeat the Originators. While he never turned on anyone, it's to be noted that he's never punished for putting everyone at risk and when Yuuri brings it up at the end, Murata just replies, "I knew you wouldn't give up. If you did, we'd all be dead.
  • Face-Heel Turn: Subverted.
  • Intelligence Equals Isolation: Implied in the novel. The reason he seems to only hang out with Yuuri is because he doesn't have any friends that will talk to him. It would explain why he's always bullied in the first place.
  • Meaningful Background Event: Watch Murata closely if he's in the background of a scene. If you can't see his eyes, he's plotting or hiding something.
  • Meganekko
  • Muggle Best Friend: Subverted.
  • Nerd Glasses
  • Non-Action Guy: Except that one incident where he is shown capable of doing martial arts...but he never does again.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity
  • Ordinary High-School Student: Although it's technically subverted.
  • Past-Life Memories: They actually caused him some distress as a child, since he had trouble telling the difference between past and present, and it's occasionally hinted that he still has trouble defining his own identity separate from his previous incarnations, especially the Sage.
  • Really 700 Years Old: He's the reincarnation of the Great Sage and he retains all the memories of his previous incarnations as well.
  • Reincarnation: Of the Great Sage.
  • Scary Shiny Glasses: Now and then. It happens every single time he's plotting something or hiding something...even if the camera isn't focused on him. Keep an eye on him when he's in the background of a scene: if you can't see his eyes, something is guaranteed to be up.
  • She-Fu: A rare male example however, he has only shown to fight with martial arts once during one arc and is never brought up again as he stays on the sidelines.
  • The Strategist
  • There Are No Therapists: Averted! We find out he was in therapy as a kid to help him deal with the memories of all his past lives, and teach him to assert his own personal identity over theirs.

Shori Shibuya

Voiced by Katsuyuki Konishi (JAP) and Patrick Seitz (ENG)

Yuuri's older brother, and the future Maoh of Earth.

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alternative title(s): Kyou Kara Maoh; Kyou Kara Maou
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