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The Anarchy Sisters

    Panty Anarchy
Voiced by: Arisa Ogasawara (JP), Jamie Marchi (EN)

"I'm back from rockin' out with my cock out! Get this shit: some dude just came up to me and thrust his package in my face!"

The blonde angel. Constantly has sex on her mind and will screw just about any man she takes a fancy to. Also very rude to a fault. Can transform her (as well as anyone else's) panties into a gun.
  • All Women Are Lustful: Definitely. Also, the trope image.
  • Anime Hair: Lampshade in "1 Angry Ghost" when the monkey lawyer mistakes her bangs for a bunch of bananas.
  • And I Must Scream: In the series finale, Stocking slices her entire body into 666 pieces to use as a trail of bread crumbs for Brief to follow her and Corset to the destination of their next evil plan. Brief must apparently collect all pieces if he is to have any chance of saving her.
  • Anti-Hero: Nominal Hero, played for laughs.
  • Anything That Moves: Only applies to men. She's even bedded a male robot when she briefly transforms into one herself.
    • In the manga, however, she certainly looks excited when she gets the chance to feel up Scanty and stick her hand down her panties. In another (Likely non-canon) chapter, she has sex with a Native American princess, Stocking, and a horse. She's also had sex with a corpse of a plane pilot to control its nervous system to steer the plane.
  • Badass Biker: She can drive a motorcycle like a pro.
  • Badass Boast: Does a pretty character-defining one in the final episode.
    Panty: You're right, I'm just a little bitch and I'm proud of it. But guess what, douchebag? That's not the point. News flash, I don't need special fucking powers to beat the shit out of you. You know why? Because I'm a bitch who doesn't give a fuck. You and your half-dead face can preach about hymens and demons and other weird words that supposedly mean shit, but that doesn't change the fact that if any of you fuckers get in my way, I'm gonna kick some twisted-ass ass. You hear me dick? I'm a hot bitch angel named Panty. And no matter what anyone says, I DO WHAT I FUCKING WANT!
  • Big Sister Instinct: The source of many heartwarming moments with Stocking.
  • Bare Your Midriff: In her angel outfit.
    • The red tube top underneath her white-and-blue varisty jacket in "Death Race 2010" also counts.
  • Break the Haughty: In Episode 12, only Stocking is allowed to return to heaven and Panty has to start her Ghost hunting duties over, alone this time. Garterbelt interferes with her atttempts to have sex, and she starts to lose her powers because of it. She gets into a fight with her arch rivals who kick her butt, and she has to be rescued by the universe's Butt-Monkey, Brief, of all people. She ends up trying to have sex with him, but her lost powers also come with a regenerated hymen; she can't stand the pain and has to give up. The episode ends with her not only unable to have sex, but also completely powerless to stop the only person who still cares about her from being abducted in front of her. That was... unexpected.
  • Byronic Heroine: Lustful, beautiful, and charismatic, but also ruthless, rebellious, and self-serving, not to mention in exile. More comical than the typical kind, but fits the mold nonetheless.
  • Crystal Spires and Togas: Her transformation sequence (although in this case the spire is a pole of dancing).
  • Combat Stilettos: Her default outfit sports red high heels, and she wears gold high-heeled sandals when transformed.
  • Cosmic Plaything: As much as almost anyone else in the series. After losing angelhood, multiplied thousandfold.
  • Heroic B.S.O.D.: She falls into despair after she fully becomes human, which causes her to lose her angelic powers and her hymen to regenerate, which prevents her from fighting and restores her to a virgin state, respectively. To sum up, never before has the sight of a hot naked chick with a pair of panties hanging off her finger looked so depressing.
  • Hidden Depths: Genuinely cares a great deal for her sister.
  • Horny Devils: Inverted, she's a "Horny Angel" who gets more sex than the actual demons.
  • Hot-Blooded: Not to the point of Garterbelt, but she's definitely quite enthusiastic.
  • Humiliation Conga: Episode 13 opens with Garterbelt throwing Panty out of her home because she's been Brought Down to Normal (i.e., she's just a normal bitch instead of a bitchy angel), forcing her to walk through the rain and get bombarded by bird poop, a baseball, an open can of paint, a flower pot, a hammer, a pan, and a 16-ton weight before getting struck by lightning, drenched by heavier rain, splashed by a passing car, and knocked into a dumpster by an ambulance where a bunch of cats, dogs, and people gather and start having sex all around her until she finally vomits and stumbles into an open sewer drain. All in that order before the opening credits in the span of one minute!
  • Idiot Hair: She's been described as having bananas in her head.
  • Image Song: "Juice". A short Bow Chicka Wow Wow song every single time in the series during particularly fanservice-y moments. The song also appears in the soundtrack, but with the added sound effect of Panty herself having an orgasm. It Makes Sense in Context.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Stocking did this to her right before chopping her to pieces. And it was right through the head, too!
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: Any time that it appears that she might be in any way nice turns out to be just another way she can be horrible.
  • Knight Templar Big Sister: Plays the role in "Ghost: The Phantom of Daten City", where she tries to break up Stocking's relationship because the person she's dating is a Ghost.
  • The Lad-ette: Her lady-like look may be deceiving.
  • Lady in Red: Favors a slinky red Mini Dress Of Power to play up her love of adoration and sex.
  • Lady Swears-a-Lot: Swears the most out of the entire cast, not to mention dropping over 250 variations of the word "fuck" throughout the entire series. Un-fucking-believable.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: If all her actions and overall attitude is anything to go by, then what happens to her in the last episode is more then deserved.
  • Light Is Not Good: Generally portrayed as being less heroic than Stocking.
  • Love Realization: In Episode 12, Panty, of all people, falls for Brief (again, of all people) once she realizes that he and a sexy Bishounen she met earlier are one and the same. Subverted in Episode 13, where she continues to treat Brief as she always has after having sex with him, but she stops calling him "Geek Boy" and uses his real name instead.
  • Lovable Sex Maniac: The goddess of this trope. Even her X-ray in the opening sequence shows that all that seems to be in her head is "Sex, male, sex, men, sex, sex, sex."
    Panty: I don't know whether I'm feeling sluggish because I'm having too much sex or I can't think of anything other than sex because I'm too sluggish.
    • It's revealed in "Panty + Brief" that she plans to have sex with one thousand men before returning to Heaven. Sadly, God doesn't look kindly on this sort of behavior, which prevents her from returning together with Stocking.
  • Modesty Bedsheet: Her usual outfit whenever Garterbelt is giving the morning report.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: During Stocking's romance with a ghost, Panty drops her act and tries her hardest to get Stocking to break up with the ghost. When she has an honest conversation with Stocking she admits that finding true love is right, but as an angel of heaven she cannot do so with a ghost. Panty reacts extremely angry to this.
  • Panty Shot: Ironically, despite (or rather, because of) the fact that she uses her undies as a weapon, Panty doesn't play this trope straight until "Of The Dead" in Episode 8.
  • Petite Pride: She's flatter than Stocking, yet enjoys how her breasts are more sensitive than hers. Not that it stops her in any way.
  • The Pornomancer: She constantly finds (relatively) attractive men who are willing to have one-night stands with her.
  • Punch-Clock Hero: If she had her way, she'd be spending all her time lazing around and fucking people. The only times she actually goes out and does hero work is when Garterbelt yells at her to do it or the villains come to her.
  • Really Gets Around: A lot. In fact, as previously mentioned, her goal was to get laid by one thousand men — a goal she eventually reaches after hitting nine hundred and ninety nine, and then deciding on Brief as her final partner.
  • She's Got Legs: Whenever she's portrayed realistically.
  • Shoot the Bullet: Or a whole salvo of them, cuz why not.
  • Sleeps With Everyone But Brief: To be fair, she did ask Brief to sleep with her at the end of "Les Diaboliques", but he thought that was a little too soon. She later falls for him in "Panty + Brief" and decides to have sex with him again; unfortunately, this is around the same time she loses her powers as an angel and regains her hymen, restoring her to a virgin state. They finally do have sex in "Bitch Girls", which breaks her hymen and restores her powers.
  • Sociopathic Hero: The only reason she fights ghosts is so she can get back into heaven. Everyone else, even her sister comes second to her and her selfish actions.
  • Ungrateful Bitch: After Stocking helps her to destroy every copy of her porno in "Sex and the Daten City", Panty decides to remove every bit of footage with Stocking in their movie, for no real reason.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: Is noted to focus more on strength than Stocking.
  • Vague Age: It's never stated how old she and Stocking are; while they appear to be in their late teens and can pass off as high school students, an offhand comment by Stocking in "Catfight Club" implies that she and Panty are over 500 years old. What is known is that she's the older sister, but how much older isn't explained either.

    Stocking Anarchy
Voiced by: Mariya Ise (JP), Monica Rial (EN)

"Yummy! I want to make dessert babies with you! You were so worth the two hour wait, my dear Swiss roll! I would rub you all over my body if it weren’t for the yeast. I swear I would!"

The goth-loli angel. Absolutely loves sweets and can usually be seen eating a variety of them in the episodes. Often the voice of reason between the pair, having to keep Panty on task (sometimes the other way round). Can turn her stockings into katana.
  • Badass Adorable: She routinely slaughters evil spirits all the while looking super cute.
  • Berserk Button: Stealing her treasured pudding. Or screwing with her ability to eat all she wants without consequence. Or calling her "fleshy". Or cutting her hair.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Her entrance in "Bitch Girls".
  • Big Eater: She claims that all the fat goes to her boobs.
  • Bi the Way: In "High School Nudical", when she and Panty make their big entrance, Panty slaps a bunch of guys' packages while Stocking slaps a bunch of girls' tits. And in the manga, she crashes Brief's party, thinking that it was a lesbian party.
  • Blue Oni: She is the more composed, more responsible, less impulsive member of the duo, though that's not saying much.
  • Bondage Is Bad: Played With, since she has an obvious thing for bondage despite being as close to "good" as this show has. If the whole "I'm a demon" thing is true, however, then it's played straight. In fact, it might have been hinting her true allegiance all along.
  • Boobs of Steel: The bustier of the duo, and can slice you up into bits and pieces.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: She is a very strange angel to say the least, but she can certainly kick Ghost ass like nobody's business.
  • Byronic Heroine: Complete with demonic imagery.
  • Cain and Abel: The Cain to Panty's Abel in the last episode, when she slices the former to pieces.
  • Character Development: By the time the finale rolls around, she's become more responsible (or at the very least indifferent) at ghost-hunting, which leads to her being Put on a Bus.
  • Characterization Marches On: In "Excretion Without Honor and Humanity", she's seen eating Garter's curry. Come "Catfight Club", and it's revealed she hates spicy food.
  • Church Militant: A given for a warrior Angel.
  • Combat Stilettos: As part of her angel outfit.
  • Covert Pervert: In fact, she only really qualifies as "covert" in comparison to the supernova of sexuality eclipsing her.
  • Cute and Psycho: Is more adorable than her sister, but she also has a bondage fetish and has no qualms about killing Panty.
  • Cuteness Proximity: She gushes over the Ghosts in "Pulp Addiction".
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Despite her gothic motif, she's nicer and more level-headed than Panty. Subverted in the end.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She's not quite as deadpan in Japanese as she is in the English dub, but she's very snarky in both versions.
  • Deus Exit Machina: A quite literal one in "Panty + Brief". She's the more responsible one, so without her, Panty has to develop some character. Fast.
  • Deuteragonist: Compared to Panty, Stocking doesn't have a lot of screen time. Made rather obvious when she's Put on a Bus.
  • Dual Wielding: She prefers to fight one-handed (left-handed to be more precise), but when push comes to shove, well... she's got two stockings, doesn't she?
  • Elegant Gothic Lolita: Complete with a Gothic Lolita-themed bedroom and a fondness for sugary treats. To be precise, whilst Stocking's choice of clothing is usually within Gothic Lolita territory, she has been known to appear in lighter Sweet Lolita getups in "Ghost: The Phantom of Daten City" and a Sailor Lolita outfit in "Catfight Club".
  • Even the Girls Want Her: Implied in "High School Nudical", and the manga confirms it.
  • Evil All Along: She dices Panty to pieces and reveals she was a demon all along. Or is she?
  • Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon: Downplayed in that she looks like a cute lolita, but has an extremely snarky personality. Also a literal example, as the Gainax Ending reveals.
  • Face–Heel Turn: If the Gainax Ending is to be believed, she turns on Panty and Garterbelt.
  • Fallen Angel: Shares this with Panty.
  • Foreshadowing: There are several moments that hint at her being a demon:
    • Her angel outfit sports a corset. Guess what's the Big Bad's name?
    • She has a bondage fetish, which is another thing she has in common with Corset.
    • She primarily fights left-handed, which is A Sinister Clue.
    • In "Transhomers", She plays the Megatron Expy.
    • "Ghost: The Phantom of Daten City" has a lot of foreshadowing:
      • The most blatant is she falls in love with a Ghost. Ghosts have been shown on occasion to work for Demons.
      • She says to her Ghost boyfriend she'll give up her Angel powers and go to Hell if it means they can stay together.
      • Her Image Song is a love song, much like Scanty and Kneesocks' and Corset's themes.
      • She says to Panty that she won't hesitate to fight her should Panty get in the way of her relationship. Guess who's the one to kill Panty?
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite her generally unpleasant nature, Stocking is an overall nicer person than Panty. She even decides to leave Heaven to help her fight Corset. And then she kills her and reveals she was a bad guy the whole time.
  • Katanas Are Just Better: And two katanas are even better.
  • Master Swordswoman: Calling her good with a sword would be the understatement of the century. She routinely carves Ghosts into a million pieces in the blink of an eye, masters the dreaded Spin Attack and can easily fire off Sword Beams.
  • Mean Character, Nice Actor: In an interview, Ise divulged that she had once been flashed on a train, noting that while Stocking probably would've made a crack about the size of the flasher's member, she herself couldn't do anything at the time but scream.
  • Meaningful Name: Her name is her Weapon of Choice.
  • Morph Weapon: She transforms stockings to get her katanas.
  • Ms. Fanservice: In a different way from Panty, but her cuteness and Elegant Gothic Lolita attire have their own appeal. The cup size doesn't hurt, either...
  • Multicolored Hair: Navy blue over layer with a pink/magenta under layer.
  • Named Weapons: Her stocking swords, Stripes I and II.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: She slowly seems to be turning into this.
  • No Accounting for Taste: In "Ghost: The Phantom of Daten City" she falls in love with a ghost who is the most absolutely disgusting being around. Totally not foreshadowing.
  • Of Corsets Sexy: Her angel outfit sports one. Totally not foreshadowing.
  • Orgasmically Delicious: She enjoys sweets a bit too much.
  • Punch-Clock Hero: Similarly to Panty, she only exorcises Ghosts because she's been banished from Heaven and wants to come back there. At least she takes her job slightly more seriously than Panty.
  • Put on a Bus: In "Panty + Brief", she gets sent back to Heaven without Panty. To add insult to injury, Stocking does not physically appear in that episode's 5-second-long OP.
  • Rapunzel Hair: It stretches all the way down to her knees.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: Doesn't have the same sphere of influence as her sister, but still beautiful regardless.
  • Spoiled Sweet: Whenever she isn't a pun intended by the way.
  • The Southpaw: Wields her main sword with her left-hand, and also plays bass left-handed.
  • Sweet Tooth: The goddess of sweets here in TV Tropes, her X-ray sequence in the intro shows what's in her mind: "Sweets, sweets, sweets, goth, sweets".
    • "Sex and the Daten City" shows her maintaining a dessert review blog.
    • "The Diet Syndrome"'s Monster of the Week makes unnaturally fattening sweets, via a virus. To say this impacts Stocking's waist line is an understatement.
  • Tall, Dark, and Snarky: Dark blue hair and extremely snarky, so she has two out of three down.
  • Tareme Eyes: Though it seems that she only has them to contrast her with Panty; otherwise, she acts like someone with Tsurime Eyes.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The Girly Girl to Panty's Tomboy.
  • Tragic Keepsake: The poop engagement ring she got from the ghost in "Ghost: The Phantom of Danten City" right before he gets sent to Heaven.
  • Too Kinky to Torture:
    • In "Excretion Without Honor and Humanity", Garterbelt mentions that he'll have to punish the girls when they get back home. Stocking hopefully asks if it'll involve chains. The dub is even more direct: "Ooooh, like what, bondage?"
    • In "Catfight Club", she's tied up and being pulled back and forth by a ghost, with the rope tied rather suggestively, while the scene is shown in Art Shift mode. She says it's not that bad and she could get used to it.
      • In the same episode, Stocking is looking for her pudding in her room, and one of her closets show some dildos, handcuffs, and such.
    • Happens again in "1 Angry Ghost", when the girls are restrained. Stocking comments that it's not even tight enough to be a turn-on.
      • Later in the episode, they get electrocuted. Stocking's response?
    Stocking: I just creamed so fucking hard.
    • Towards the end of "If The Angels Wore Swimsuits", Panty and Stocking get attacked by a giant octopus ghost. Panty breaks out with no problem, while Stocking...doesn't even try.
    Stocking: So tight...
    • In the D-City Rock video, they get stranded in the desert and decide to make signs to hitchhike. Panty's actually has where they're going, but all Stocking wrote was "Please buy me."
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist
  • Vague Age: According to her in "Catfight Club", there's a 500 year-long waiting list on some pudding she bought. This implies that she and Panty are Really 700 Years Old, but they look no older than their late teens. What is known is that she's the younger sister, by how much younger isn't explained either.
  • Vapor Wear: She sometimes removes her panties so that Panty can go Guns Akimbo.
  • Walking Spoiler: And this despite being a main character. Knowing too much about her reveals that she becomes a demon or is revealed to have been a demon all along, and chops Panty to pieces in the conclusion of the final episode.
  • Weak, but Skilled: By no means weak, but she is noted to focus more on technique than Panty.
  • Winds of Destiny, Change: Implied in "The Stripping" to have the power of good luck.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Navy blue and magenta hair.
  • Younger Than They Look: Zigzagged. Panty insults Stocking by saying that if it weren't for her bust, the guys who hit on her would be mistaken for pedophiles. While this is mostly true in the show's standard art-style, whenever Stocking is drawn realistically, she looks like a teenager or young adult.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: She wears striped thigh-highs that doubles as swords.

Other Protagonists

Voiced by: Kouji Ishii (JP), Christopher Sabat (EN)

"If you don't wanna be stuck here forever, the only option you pathetic excuses for anything resembling angels have is to buy your way back into Heaven with Heaven Coins you collect exterminatin' evil Ghosts! Contrary to popular belief, you are not here to collect men or sugar! So focus and stop actin' like fatass hoes!"

A priest who acts as Panty's and Stocking's boss and caretaker during their stay on Earth. Explains the missions to the duo with great gusto despite the fact that the girls are less than enthusiastic about working. All but stated to be gay.
  • The Atoner: Garterbelt was essentially Tony Montana until he was finally gunned down and sent to Heaven, who sent him back to earth for some kind of Mission from God.
  • Back from the Dead: When he dies, he explodes in clay animation-style as with the Ghosts. The animation itself reverses the scene when he is restored.
  • Complete Immortality: He explodes like a Ghost when he dies, but because he is assigned by God to keep watching over Panty and Stocking, he un-explodes.
  • Da Chief: Has shades of this, though he keeps the shouting at a reasonable level, considering his agents.
  • Funny Afro: Which swells up with pressure if he doesn't take care of business. His hair was originally in dreadlocks, but they got fried into an afro by God.
  • Hammerspace Hair: He pulls out a belt of ammunition out of his afro in Episode 13.
  • Julius Beethoven da Vinci: During the episode of "Once Upon a Time in Garterbelt", it's revealed that Garterbelt has taken on many guises and done many things over his incredibly long lifetime. Some examples include how he met and helped dress Adam and Eve, ate the fruit from the Forbidden Tree, encountered Noah on his Ark, became a disciple of Jesus Christ, was possibly Jimmy Hendrix and (despite all the contradictions) even became a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: Master G. The girls don't recognize him though.
  • Pedophile Priest: Less pedophile more pederast; he likes 'em young but at least past puberty. Notable are his rather "close" tendencies towards Brief. It's suggested that he's probably looking out for him since Brief's penis is a MacGuffin.
    • Confirmed that he likes boys for his own sake in the Sanitary Box shorts. He also likes visiting male prostitutes as well.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Originally sent back to Earth during the prehistoric era and has been present during events of biblical history.
  • Robosexual: Manages this somehow in the "Trans-homers" episode.
  • Scary Black Man: Subverted, as he's probably the sanest and least prone to serious violence of the protagonists. Played straight and hard in his backstory from "Once Upon a Time in Garterbelt".
  • Serious Business: His lectures on bondage, and the value of underwear.
  • Shotguns Are Just Better: Uses shotgun(s) in "...of the Dead".
  • Slut-Shaming: "Ladies and Panty..."

Voiced by: Takashi Nakamura (JP), Ian Sinclair (EN)


Chuck. A brainless, green little Butt Monkey of a pet (?) dog, glutton of everything organic and inorganic, and forget motivation - lacking a single meaningful thought whatsoever; his zero awareness causing his destruction in any number of graphic and hilarious ways... Is used by the heavens to transport paper with clues on the whereabouts of the next ghost (via lightningbolts to the noggin of course). Occasionally helps out on the girls' missions. He tends to be physically abused by the two.
  • Alien Blood: His blood is violet.
  • Badass Driver: Surpassingly skilled at driving Panty and Stocking's car, See-Through. Able to go wheel-to-wheel with an actual speed demon (whether a Ghost-posessed vehicle, or with Fastener).
  • Big Eater: Well he would be, except the rest of the cast usually beat him when he makes a grab for their food.
  • Bolt of Divine Retribution: To the skull. Always (although they are 'actually' messenger bolts, which deliver clues on the next target Ghost).
  • Boom, Headshot: Heavenly lightning bolts. Always.
  • Butt-Monkey: Constantly at the receiving end of... well, everything. From electricutions, punched to death, shot at, etc. And amazingly gets better.
  • Car Fu: Has a full-on Car Fu duel with Fastener in "Les Diaboliques" while Stocking and Kneesocks ride shotgun and look pretty bored.
  • Chekhov's Gun: Chuck's big zipper.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: Full-power Chuck in the final episode, not only unzipping himself, but even able to zip back up the Hellsmouth
  • The Chew Toy: Literally the poster boy for this trope. His day starts with a fresh, crisp lightning bolt from the heavens, warms up by being chopped into a couple dozen pieces by either Stocking or Kneesocks, progresses to being run through a blender, and pretty much rolls from there. Electrical outlets, katana, car wheels, bycicles, walls that break his headlong flight...
  • Chunky Salsa Rule: Averted; the Salsa is observed once per episode or more.
  • Cosmic Plaything: prone to casual, constant, inexplicable, sudden-onset ultra-violence (being inflicted on him), including whenever God feels like playing with lightning
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: When ordered to "get serious" in the first season finale, he unzips and turns inside out to become an enormous hellhound/bull thing. When the final battle is over, he zips Hell's Gate shut.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Sliced with katana into perfect little cubes, blenderized, crushed in a hand till his organs pop out...
  • X-Ray Sparks: Whenever Heaven feels like sending down a bolt on his skull, the contents thereof are revealed (hint: it's air).

Voiced by: Hiroyuki Yoshino (JP), Joel McDonald (EN)

"You may not believe this, but I'm an expert in the occult! Plus I got this proton pack for my birthday last year and it's awesome!"

Dubbed "Geek Boy" by Panty and Stocking, Brief is a rather timid youth that the girls meet during a mission at a high school. His hobby of researching paranormal activity sometimes leads the girls to the ghost of the episode. Helps out the two whenever he can (sometimes unwillingly). Also has a crush on Panty, though she usually ignores him.
  • Action Survivor: A mostly ordinary human who tags along to assist the Anarchy sisters in their battles against the forces of Hell. He generally gets tossed around the most, by both the Monster of the Week and the angels themselves, but manages to pull through nonetheless.
  • Adorkable: Yes, he does have his fans.
    • Taken Up to 11 in "Nothing to Room", with his painfully awkward attempts to talk to both Panty and Stocking (and even Chuck).
  • Apocalypse Youth: His dick is the key to Hell.
  • Arranged Marriage: To Scanty so that the mayor may harness the power of his magical dick. It Makes Sense in Context.
  • Awesome Mc Coolname: While "Brief" is fairly lame-sounding, Briefers Rock is quite badass.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: For his arranged marriage with Scanty, he has to wear a very chic white tuxedo. This also happens to be the moment when he reveals both how handsome and badass he can be.
  • Badass Normal: While he's usually a Distressed Dude, he proves to be a formidable ghost hunter at times, particularly in the later episodes.
  • Beautiful All Along: When his hair is gelled back, he's actually so cute that Panty doesn't recognize him, and even falls for him.
  • Bigger Is Better in Bed: Averted. His penis is so big that having sex with him is painful for Panty, who had regrown her hymen shortly beforehand.
  • Bishounen: With his hair out of his eyes, he becomes stunningly handsome. Notably, his nose becomes sharper and his freckles become less prominent, making him overall much more attractive.
  • Blinding Bangs: His hair covers his eyes at almost all times. As a result of this, his good looks are generally hidden from the rest of the cast and the audience.
  • Butt-Monkey: Tends to get abused, both physically and verbally, frequently. He usually has it better off than Chuck, though.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: His father wants to marry him off to the mayor's daughter. Of course, Brief openly states he'd much rather marry Panty.
  • Circumcision Angst: The fact that Panty seems to really hate foreskin isn't helping... or at least, untill she gets to grips with his shotgun.
  • Clark Kenting: Wears his hair down and goes by the nickname Brief when in reality he is the incredibly attractive and insanely rich heir to the Rock Foundation. To be fair, it's unclear if he was keeping his identity a secret or if the Anarchy sisters were too uninterested in him to ask in the first place.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Who knew he had it in him?!
  • Deus Sex Machina: He IS one. His Gag Penis unlocks the gates of hell and restores Panty's powers.
  • Distressed Dude: Generally gets captured by the Monster of the Week whenever he appears. Panty and Stocking couldn't care less, but they end up saving him as a side effect of defeating said monster.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: It takes something to still love a girl after she attempts to fill you with bullet holes from the inside. It finally pays off for him in Episode 12.
    • Afterward, he's still treated more or less the same by Panty, but she stops calling him "Geek Boy" and starts calling him Brief instead, indicating that they may still have retained some closeness.
  • Fail O'Suckyname: "Brief" isn't exactly the coolest name out there. It's later revealed to be a shortened version of his much cooler actual name.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Phlegmatic.
  • Gag Penis: Implied in "High School Nudical" with the size of his shotgun.
    • As fate would have it, his penis is a MacGuffin and is sought out by the Big Bad.
    • Bigger Is Better in Bed: Subverted. When he finally gets some from Panty, his sheer size is actually a source of pain for her. Justified when her hymen was recently restored. The fact that she, an angel, was coming in contact with a Hellish relic might also have played some role in it.
  • Green Eyes: He's revealed to have large, gorgeous green eyes when we finally see his face.


The main enemies of the series, Ghosts are what Panty and Stocking hunt down to obtain Heaven Coins. Natural Ghosts are born as an ironic reflection of the deceased, specifically representing their failures or deaths. Artificial Ghosts are Mooks created by the Demons, but are weaker than natural Ghosts and do not give out Heaven Coins.
  • Art Shift: Their death depicts them as clay figurines.
  • Call a Pegasus a "Hippogriff": Though they're called "Ghosts", only some of them are the spirits of an individual dead person. More often than not, they are actually embodiments of some vice or frustration plaguing a specific group of humans (e.g. bachelors, plumbers, etc.). This allows the Daemons to mass produce them without some sort of massive, industrial-sized murder spree involved, which would be evil, but also wildly indiscreet and impractical.
  • Defeat Equals Explosion: Most of them do not die peaceful deaths.
    • This is explicitly said to be just because they're killed with the girls' Holy Weapons. The only two aversions are a Ghost whose corpse was left behind after being killed by another ghost, and a Ghost who redeemed himself and got pulled up into Heaven.
  • Dark Is Evil: All of them are black in coloration, with red undertones.
  • Elite Mooks: Reduced to this once the Demons show up on the scene.
  • Kryptonite Factor: A villianous example. The main way to kill a Ghost is with angelic weapons, which do little damage to humans.
  • Mecha-Mook: The artificial Ghosts.
  • Money Spider: A non-videogame example. Whenever they're killed, they leave behind Heaven Coins, which the girls need to go back to Heaven.
  • Monster of the Week: They fulfill this role for the first half of the series.
  • Our Monsters Are Weird: None of them are particularly conventional, as far as ghosts go. The moment the angels fight an army of vengeful sperm ghosts that got wiped away by tissue paper, most other things stop being surprising.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: Ghosts born from the failures of people. Some are even artificially made.
  • Out of Focus: After the Demons make their debut, Ghosts shift from the Monsters of the Week to Elite Mooks, and are mostly forgotten in the final two episodes, bar The Other Gods.

    Big Brown 
The Ghost encountered in "Excretion Without Honor and Humanity", born from a plumber who suffocated from the stench of feces.
  • Fake Ultimate Mook: Provides trouble for the Muggles, but Panty and Stocking only need one blow from each of their weapons to do it in.
  • Gasshole: Controls all the fecal matter in Daten City.
  • Pokémon Speak: A variation; it can only talk about shit, feces, and the like.
  • Talking Poo: Is a giant monster created from feces, and can only talk about crap.

    Crazy Crazy Cabbie 
Encountered in "Death Race 2010", this Ghost was born from a taxi driver whose need for speed careened him off a cliff.

    Queen Bee 
Encountered in "The Turmoil Of The Beehive", she is the spirit of an Alpha Bitch who died after being stung by the pet bee of a geek she bullied. She has a human disguise in which she is known as Queen Barby.
  • Alpha Bitch: Continued being one even after her death.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: She is rather enormous in her true form.
  • Hive Queen: Once her minions start mind-controlling people.
  • Insect Queen: Her true form is a titanic bee.
  • Macross Missile Massacre: Her ultimate attack is to transform her abdomen into a giant honeycomb-like rocket launcher from which she fires hundreds of bees at once, stinger-first.
  • Meaningful Name: "Queen Bee" can mean both a literal Insect Queen and an Alpha Bitch, she is both!
  • Punny Name: Refers to the Barbie dolls and also has the sound "bee" in it, hinting towards her true nature.
  • Puppeteer Parasite: Her bees can attach themselves to humans and subjugate them to her will.
  • Villainous Breakdown: The angels cause her to suffer one when they outshine her. This causes her to unleash her powers in an attempt to get revenge and eventually leads to her final death.

    Bloody Hood and Gal Ghoul 
The ghosts of a prostitute and her pimp who were attacked by a wolf while having sex in the woods during a picnic. The latter became a hulking werewolf creature, the former a tiny hooded imp permanently attached to the beast's tail.

     Flat U. Lance 
A foul, unpleasant ghost borne from the frustrations of men who never got to experience love. Not much of a threat, but he drives crowds away with his stench and rudeness wherever he goes. Stocking finds him irresistibly attractive, for some unknown reason.
  • Ascended to a Higher Plane of Existence: Ascends to Heaven at the end of the episode after experiencing love and redeeming himself.
  • All There in the Manual: His English name is only revealed in the booklet for one of the Blu-Ray bundles. During the episode he's in, it's a case of No Name Given.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Right before Stocking meets him, he tries to ask several girls out... All of whom are thoroughly grossed out.
  • Dub Name Change: Originally named Patrick Fagry in the original Japanese.
  • Fat Bastard: Rather heavy set, and also a jerk. Subverted at the end, when he gets admitted into Heaven.
  • Gasshole: His farts are almost like periods to every sentence he speaks... And he is not a quiet guy.
  • Gonk: Somehow manages to be this to the Ghosts, a group that includes a giant literal pile of shit and a monster with tits for eyes. He is most probably the ugliest character in the series.
  • Hypocrite: His personal hygiene is abysmal. However, he's really concernedas to wether the food he's going to eat was prepared properly.
    Flat: Did you wash your hands? I don't want germs, you know!
    Stocking: *Nods*
    Flat: Yeah, right! You're a girl! Ghosts don't like food mixed with germs! *farts*
  • The Imp: Unlike most other Ghosts, he is not malicious, and is only interested in food and sex. However, Stocking's desire for him drives her to almost abandon Panty and Garterbelt. Other than that, he only poses a threat to the lunch of anyone he approaches, sans Stocking.
  • Kavorka Man: Zig-Zagged. He is introduced trying (and failing miserably) to woo a whole bunch of girls, who are all repulsed by him. Stocking, however, becomes obsessed with him.
  • Love at First Sight: Stocking goes crazy over him the moment she sees him. He... does not seem to be that into her, though. Although he does come around.
  • Punny Name: Flatulence. Also a Meaningful Name.
  • Redemption Equals Death: When he finally declares his true feelings for Stocking, his feelings of unconditional love finally redeem the feelings of regret and frustration of men who died as bachelors, that make him up. He then Ascends to Heaven.
  • Selective Obliviousness: Sometimes, it seems he just hears what he wants to hear.
    Stocking: [...] I'm actually an angel.
    Flat: *Gasps* ... What's this about anal?
  • Shout-Out: Called Patrick Fagry in Japanese, after Patrick Swayze. This same actor starred in Ghost (1990), playing a ghost romantically involved with a living woman.
  • Token Good Teammate: Far from a good person, but he is one of only two ghosts in the series that isn't openly aggressive, and of those two he's the only one with actual spoken lines. Played perfectly straight at the very end of his episode, as he's the only ghost that gets "defeated" by redeeming himself, ascending to Heaven after experiencing true love, leaving behind a Heaven Coin.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: His repulsive self, paired with Stocking, a beautiful angel. Except, Stocking is technically not his wife, but she is his fiancé.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: Is first introduced desperately trying to get laid. However, he is neglectful and downright shitty towards Stocking once they start dating. He finally realizes that he does love Stocking, since no one had actually cared about him quite as much as her. Sadly, this also redeems him from his miserable existence as a Ghost, and he gets sucked up into Heaven shortly after.

     Mr. Husband Petter 
An uncharacteristically peaceful, friendly Ghost and a honorary citizen of Daten City. Found murdered in a park, with the prime suspects being Panty and Stocking, since they, indeed, kill Ghosts where they find them. Left behind a wife and countless mourners who end up calling for the Anarchy Sisters' blood.
  • Cartoon Creature: Described as a "pet" once or twice, but his particular species (if any, since he was a Ghost) is unclear. The fact that he's a reference to Stimpy may classify him as a cat, but he looks as much as one as the former (i.e. not much).
  • Friendly Neighborhood Vampires: He used to be an upstanding citizen who just happened to also be a Ghost.
  • Not Enough to Bury: The only Ghost that averts this throughout the series. For some reason, he left a corpse for the police to find, instead of exploding and leaving no trace except for a few Heavens like most Ghosts. This is because Ghosts only explode when Panty and Stocking use their sacred angel weapons to deal the final blow. Since it was another Ghost that killed him (i.e. his wife), this did not happen. This was the evidence that got Panty and Stocking acquitted of killing him.
  • Posthumous Character: Killed before the events of "One Angry Ghost", which revolves around the trial of his presumed murderers. He only appears in a couple of flashbacks/testimonies and has no spoken lines.
  • Shout-Out: He looks a lot like Stimpy, with the good natured, silly disposition to match.
    • His wife is also a dead ringer for Ren and is revealed to be just as violent and resentful of her husband.
  • Token Good Teammate: One of only three actually two, since his wife doesn't count Ghosts in the series who aren't physically hostile, and the only one that was, apparently, a perfectly upstanding, pleasant individual.
  • Too Good for This Sinful Earth: A very nice, supportive member of the Daten City community, until his untimely death. He was the first (and so far, only) Ghost to actually get a freaking trial seeking to prosecute the ones responsible for his death, although this may be due to his status as the first and only Ghost citizen of Daten and the Daemon's plot to have the Angels convicted and sentenced to death for his murder, which was actually perpetrated by his wife.
  • Van Helsing Hate Crimes: Presumably the victim of one, after he is found dead and the prime suspects become Panty and Stocking, who dedicate themselves to killing Ghosts. Actually averted: The actual culprit was his wife, another Ghost who killed him out of jealously and frustration.


    Scanty Daemon
Voiced by: Yuka Komatsu (JP), Colleen Clinkenbeard (EN)

"Bravo, Kneesocks. Bravo! Continue your assiduous assault until those hackney angels are broke! Shame them into the depths of despair and then annihilate them!"

An agent from Hell. Unlike the angels, she and her younger sister Kneesocks are intent on ruling with law and order (their own brand of it, of course) and speak in a more elegant style. However, Scanty has a very short temper and takes their rivalry with the angels very seriously upon losing to them for the first time. Like Panty, she can also turn her panties into guns, in this case revolvers.
  • Dark Action Girl: About the only person who can match Panty in a shooting competition.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Panty. They're both Action Girls who use handguns and have violent tempers and swear much more than their sisters (the difference being that of the angels Panty swears far more than Stocking, and of the demons Scanty is the one who gets actual swear words out).
  • Expy: Scanty has more than just a passing resemblance to Nia of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann. Double points because it's Gainax.
    • Her red skin, long, wild green hair and yellow/green, spiral-y eyes also makes her bear an uncanny resemblance to Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann itself.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Mostly played straight in the dub, with only two aversions.
  • Hair Reboot: A chunk of her hair gets burnt in "If Angels Wore Swimsuits", but fixes itself moments later.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Ever since her fight with Panty, Scanty gets angry with minimal provocation at virtually anything that comes out of the angels' mouths.
  • Horned Humanoid: Has two small horns on either side of her head that just barely peek out of her hair.
  • Lady of War: To an extent. Elegant and armed with an revolver, that temper of hers wouldn't be considered graceful.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Like the rest of the characters who aren't Stocking, she did not see Corset's backup plan coming.
  • Named Weapons: Double Gold Lacytanga.
  • Noble Demon: Neither she nor her sister are nice but they're very big on "Rrrrrrrrrrrules". Also it may have been for pragmatism's sake but they're both incensed that the angels Panty and Stocking would let Brief (their friend/lackey) DIE just for a possible shot at them.
  • The Ojou: She even has the noblewoman's laugh.
  • Panty Shot: When she gets knocked down the stairs with Kneesocks in "Bitch Girls".
  • Precision F-Strike: In the dub Episode 13, when Hellsmonkey is freed from his prison.
    Kneesocks: Jesus, Mary, and Joseph!
    Scanty: Holy motherfucking God dammit shit!
  • Revolvers Are Just Better: Unlike Panty, Scanty uses revolvers rather than pistols.
  • Scars Are Forever: At least by the end of Episode 13, in which Panty throws a burning pair of panties at her face, leaving a burn mark that lasts the rest of the episode.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: In the dub, going so far as to replace the majority of the cursing in the original script.
  • Shout-Out: Both she and her sister could be a shout out to Him of The Powerpuff Girls
  • Sibling Incest: Revealed in Episode 12 that she and Kneesocks apparently often engage in sex when the Mayor isn't looking.
  • Those Two Bad Guys: With dear sister Kneesocks, of course.
  • Trrrilling Rrrs: Scanty and Kneesocks are kinda big on "Rrrrrrrules".
  • Tsurime Eyes: Only surpassed in this category by her sister.

    Kneesocks Daemon
Voiced by: Ayumi Fujimura (JP), Cherami Leigh (EN)

"There, are you happy? Our time has been pilfered and you've nothing to show for it! We are still in charge of this school, we're intelligent and pulchritudinous, and the students here will always worship us!"

Scanty's younger sister and another agent of Hell. Pretty much the same as her sister, though she's the more outspoken one of the two, plus she's far more proficient at controlling her temper than Scanty. Unlike Stocking, her knee socks turn into scythes.
  • Dark Action Girl: She's just as good in melee as Stocking is.
  • Dual Wielding: With twin scythes, compared to Stocking's katana.
  • Expy: Her hair brings to mind Yoko of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann. Given that Scanty resembles Nia, its most likely that this was intentional.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Stocking.
  • The Glasses Come Off: She doesn't wear her glasses at all throughout "If the Angels Wore Swimsuits".
  • Gratuitous English: Up to 11; some of her sentences are practically a 50-50 split between Japanese and English.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: In the dub. Kneesocks is the only main character who never swears throughout the entire series.
  • Horned Humanoid: Has one large horn that sticks out of her forehead and bangs.
  • Hot-Blooded: Though of a different stripe than her sister: while Scanty has a much more violent temper, Kneesocks is much more emotional in general and can get carried away when she's on a roll.
  • Lady of War: More so than her sister, as she actually has a hamper on her temper.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Like the rest of the characters who aren't Stocking, she did not see Corset's backup plan coming.
  • Luminescent Blush: Usually when particularly angry/her disguise is slipping.
  • Named Weapons: Double Gold Spandex.
  • Noble Demon: Neither she nor her sister are nice but they're very big on "Rrrrrrrrrrrules". Also it may have been for pragmatism's sake but they're both incensed that the angels Panty and Stocking would let Brief (their friend/lackey) DIE just for a possible shot at them.
  • The Ojou
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: It's a wonder she managed to fool Panty and Stocking into thinking she was a roulette operator... by simply taking off her glasses and putting on a mustache.
    • Averted in "1 Angry Ghost".

Voiced by: Miki Makiguchi (JP), Christopher Bevins (EN)


Scanty and Kneesocks' pet dog (?) and Chuck's archrival since college. (Appears) much more competent than Chuck.
  • Car Fu: Has a full-on Car Fu duel with Chuck in "Les Diaboliques" while Stocking and Kneesock ride shotgun and look pretty bored.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Chuck.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Though not shown until nearly the end of the series, he can take just as much abuse as Chuck.

Spoiler Characters

    Mayor Corset
Voiced by: Shigeru Chiba (JP), Chris Ayres (EN)

The mayor of Daten City and father of Scanty and Kneesocks. He is a BDSM demon who wears a very tight corset. He seeks out the blood kin of Hell's Monkey, Brief, whose penis acts as the key to Hell.
  • Abusive Parents: He has an odd way of punishing his daughters when they fail: dropping them into toilet water. Not to mention forcibly using his daughters as weapons during the final battle.
  • Arm Cannon: After bonding Scanty to one arm.
  • Big Bad: He takes the position of the primary villain of the series after his introduction.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: After bonding Kneesocks to one of his arms.
  • Bondage Is Bad: As per his namesake, he wears an extremely tight and itchy corset at all times, and tends to tighten it even more when he gets overly emotional.
  • Combat Sadomasochist: In Episode 13, he tightens his corset so hard that his body swells into a One-Winged Angel form.
  • Evil Counterpart: Both he and Garterbelt have a heavy bondage theme, and have X-shaped scars on the opposite sides of their chests.
  • Glasgow Grin: When not in public, he pulls his lips back with hooks which gives him quite a bony-looking face.
  • Growing Muscles Sequence: He can tighten his corset so much that this apparently happens.
  • Knight of Cerebus: While he is still a somewhat comedic villain, the show becomes significantly darker when he appears. He is more competent than his subordinates, his plan is to release an Eldritch Abomination to take over Earth and Heaven, and most importantly he takes action while Stocking is on a bus and Panty is depowered, which allows him to inflict a Darkest Hour the likes of which had never before been seen on the show.
  • Not Quite Dead: He is destroyed in Episode 13, but shortly after respawns from Brief's penis in the form of a hopping blob.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: He dons a slightly more humanoid but still Obviously Evil appearance in public. The "crappy disguise that works" part is subverted when Brief instantly recognizes him when he reappears in his demonic form.
  • The Social Darwinist: Implies himself to be one with this line:
    Corset: The weak wear the chains, and the strong wield the whip!
  • Villain with Good Publicity: In spite of his daughters being fairly blatant about their demonic nature, notably starting a demonic gunfight in the middle of a ballroom filled with the city's social elite...

Panty and Stocking's mother.
  • Art Shift: Is portrayed by a real life model.