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Voiced by: Yuka Imai (JP), Brad Swaile (EN, J Series), Mona Marshall (EN, J Again OVA), Jonathan Love (EN, J to X Series), Irwin Daayán (LA)The Protagonist of the story, a Japoness inhabitant who awakens the titular Saber Marionettes, each one in the first, third and fifth episode.
- Acquired Situational Narcissism: After the successful invasion of Gartland, Otaru is considered a hero, not just in Japoness but also the other city-states. His newfound fame starts to go to his head and makes him too busy to return home and spend time with Lime, Cherry and Bloodberry. When they tried to spend time with him, they were prevented from even seeing him. He later realized he was being a complete Jerkass.
- Anime Hair: Classic 90's style.
- Badass Normal: Not as powerful or skilled as his Marionettes but he is no pushover in combat.
- Curtains Match the Window: He has matching brown hair and brown eyes.
- Dub Name Change: Otaru's last name was changed to Namiya in the Mexican Spanish dub due to an unfortunate innuendo involving the character's name.
- Even the Guys Want Him: Hanagata loves him, as does Bloodberry, Cherry, and Lime.
- Four-Temperament Ensemble: Phlegmatic.
- Heroes Prefer Swords: Or in his case, it's a jitte - a weapon commonly used by security and law enforcement.
- Idiot Hero: Shows shades of this when he agrees to invade Gartlant with his marionettes for fame and candy with prizes of his likeness.Otaru: I'm a sucker for candy with prizes!
- Jack-of-All-Trades: Otaru learns multiple skills from the many odd jobs he does every episode , including how to repair his marionettes when they start to break down after the Sabbelberg incident.
- Kiss of Distraction: In J, Otaru does this to Luchs to stop her from rebooting Gartlant's main CPU.
- Multicolored Hair: Blond bangs and brown hair.
- Papa Wolf: In the last episode of J to X, you better don't mess with his daughters.
- Perpetual Poverty: Despite his Marionettes' willingness to do anything for him, he never seeks to live it up
- Become a Real Boy: At the end of J to X, they are reborn as Artificial Humans and are adopted as Otaru's daughters.
- Clingy Jealous Girls: The three of them act like this towards Otaru to varying degrees.
- Dub Name Change: Their names are translated into Spanish in the LA dub.
- Edible Theme Naming: The marionettes are named after different fruits.
- Girl of My Dreams: Otaru's dreams (implied to be memories from Ieyasu I) with girls that mostly resemble the three marionettes imply that Ieyasu made them at the image of three girls he met in high school.
- Heart Drives: The maiden circuits. They give the girls the ability to feel emotion and have thought patterns much like human beings. Without them, they're just ordinary marionettes, as Otaru finds out the hard way with Lime.
- Heroic Sacrifice: TWICE, in the J and J to X series. one more lethal than the other.
- Ridiculously Human Robots: All three have the unique ability of autonomy, something that most other marionettes lack, but their maiden circuits have to reach full maturity to truly understand human emotions.
- Robot Girls: They are robots who serve as Otaru's closest allies.
- Replacement Goldfish: The three were made to be Lorelei's replacement so the Mesopotamia could let her go.
- Pinocchio Syndrome: Later in the J to X series. They succeed.
- The Three Faces of Eve: Considering they each contain a third of Lorelei's (Eve's) image and personality, this comes to no surprise. See below for how.
- Unwanted Harem: In a way. They all pursue Otaru's affections but Otaru equally cares for the three. Deconstructed in J to X, after Otaru sees how happy they are without him in Xi'an after their minds were forcibly reset. He then proceeds to slowly drive them away from his life, unable to choose one of them as a bride and believing that he denied their freedom. Then they die and are reborn.
Voiced by: Megumi Hayashibara (JP), Maggie Blue O'Hara (EN, J Series), Julie Maddalena (EN, J Again OVA), Mariette Sluyter (EN, J to X Series), Cristina Hernández (LA)The first marionette awakened by Otaru, Lime's childlike naïveté sets her apart from other marionettes, most of whom can't think for themselves. She, along with Cherry and Bloodberry, loves Otaru, but is far more innocent in her intentions than the other two, which is saying something.
- The Baby of the Bunch: Is treated as such even though she was basically made first.
- Beware the Nice Ones: She's as sweet as can be, but if pushed sufficiently, she will use all of her fairly impressive strength against you.
- Big Eater: Loves eating, but is in no way good at cooking.
- Bokukko: Her pronoun of choice.
- Break the Cutie:
- Lime got her first experience with life and death after adopting an squirrel as pet. It fell sick and Lime just thought it needed new parts as marionettes do sometimes. Otaru explain to her a vital difference between marionettes and living things: living things can die anytime. The squirrel survived though but it was just the beginning.
- The shogun's death in Lime's arms.
- Learning that Love Hurts sometimes.
- Catchphrase: "I love you, Otaru!!"
- Cool Big Sis: Towards Yumenji.
- Cute Little Fangs: Fits her nature loving personality.
- Dub Name Change: Lima in Latin America.
- Eek, a Mouse!!: Averted in the series. Only by Lime, out of all the Marionettes in the series. She finds them really adorable.
- Expy: Of the R!Lime. They even share voice actresses in three dubs.
- Fingerless Gloves: In all series, but somehow has normal ones in some artwork.
- Four-Temperament Ensemble: Sanguine.
- Friend to All Children: Gets along with children and acts like a Cool Big Sis to them, especially with Yumenji.
- Genki Girl: Cheerful to a fault, but it's what's keep the others going.
- Heroic B.S.O.D.: Suffers one when she discovers Tiger's reason for fighting, even at the cost of her own life. It gets so bad that she has her maiden circuit (her heart) removed because of her pain.
- Hospital Hottie: Became one while suffering amnesia in J to X.
- Innocent Inaccurate: Lime has a very simple way to see the things around her and normally she's Literal-Minded when people talk to her or she can't understand difficult concepts like life and death.
- The Kirk: To Cherry's Spock and Bloodberry's McCoy.
- Large Ham: Yells a lot and is very open about her enotions.
- Lethal Chef: Her food still moves.
- Lightning Bruiser: She can beat enemies faster than one could blink.
- Nature Lover: Often spends her time in the forest with woodland critters and she's the first of Otaru's marionettes that cares for another living creature besides Otaru.
- Nice Hat: Actually, it's a bandanna.
- Series Mascot: Is basically the mascot of the series.
- Super Speed: Her main combat attribute. She's able to easily outrun futuristic cars.
- Super Strength: Not quite as strong as Bloodberry, but in her first appearance she was able to toss half a skyscraper several hundred yards.
- The Three Faces of Eve: She is youthful in appearance, overly cheerful, and a bit dumb at times, making her the child.
- Town Girls: The Neither to Cherry's Femme and Bloodberry's Butch.
- Woman Child: Her body looks like its fully ground, but she acts like an 11 year old.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Justified in her case, she's a marionette.
Voiced by: Yuri Shiratori (JP), Erin Fitzgerald (EN, Ep. 1-13 of J Series), Nicole Oliver (EN, Ep. 14-25 of J Series), Bridget Hoffman a.k.a Melora Harte (EN, J Again OVA), Kendra Masonchuck (EN, J to X Series), Rossy Aguirre (LA)Technically the second marionette Otaru awakens (In the manga, she and Bloodberry are awakened simultaneously), Cherry fits the role of a Yamato Nadeshiko quite nicely, right down to her impressive cooking. Often fantasizes about her Master Otaru whenever he's around her, mostly sexually.
- A-Cup AngstLime: (getting undressed; It's a Long Story) What's a baby's body, Cherry?
Cherry: (furious; Luchs had used that insult on her seconds before) I DON'T KNOW!!!
- Awesomeness by Analysis: The only of Otaru's marionettes that has analitical and scanning abilities.
- Beware the Nice Ones: She's very sweet-natured, but when she loses her patience, watch out.
- Cherry Blossom Girl: Named Cherry, wears a pink kimono and is a Yamato Nadeshiko.
- Covert Pervert: Her obsessive sex fantasies involving Otaru. Even after her rebirth as an Artificial Human and becoming Otaru's adoptive daughter, these fantasies don't stop.
- Dub Name Change: Cereza in Latin America.
- Expy: Of R!Cherry, even in voices, except in Spanish.
- Father, I Want to Marry My Brother: When she became an Artificial Human and Otaru's daughter, she continues to have fantasies about him, implying this.
- Hair Decorations: Aside the orbs, her gigantic bow.
- Imagine Spot: She has a lot of these, each one more perverse than the last.
- Innocent Blue Eyes: Subverted since she's innocent but not naïve.
- Keigo: She has a polite manner of speaking.
- Parents for a Day: In an episode of J to X, Cherry finds a lost baby clone and decides to keep him for a while until being able to return him. Her maternal instincts start to blossom and she decides to keep the baby, but has to return him to the authorities in order to protect his life.
- Orphanage of Love: Works in one while suffering ammesia in J to X.
- Rapunzel Hair: Only in front, for whatever reason.
- The Spock: To Lime's Kirk and Bloodberry's McCoy.
- Squee!: The weird thing is that this isn't a fan's Squee, it's one of the characters imagining herself shipped with the male lead.
- Team Chef: Is an excellent cook.
- The Three Faces of Eve: She is extremely domestic and focused on being proper which causes her to appear more even-tempered and less impulsive than Lime or Bloodberry. Often when the other two are running rough-shod over the show's protagonist she is the one to stop and consider his feelings. She fits the wife archetype in addition to really wanting to be the protagonist's wife.
- Through His Stomach: She makes food for Otaru.
- Town Girls: The Femme to Lime's Neither and Bloodberry's Butch.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: With Bloodberry.
- Weak, but Skilled: By far the weakest of the three marionettes, but she makes up for this with precision and skill.
- Yamato Nadeshiko: The most feminine and domestic of the three, she speaks with keigo and does the cooking. One could say she is domestically aggressive.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Purple hair.
Voiced by: Akiko Hiramatsu (JP), Saffron Henderson (EN, J Series), Mary Elizabeth McGlynn a.k.a Mellissa Willamson (EN, J Again OVA), Unknown (EN, J to X Series) Love Santini (LA),The last (and certainly the most powerful) marionette Otaru awakens, Bloodberry openly makes advances to Otaru and uses her charm to win him over. She's physically the oldest of Otaru's marionettes, filling in the role of a parental figure to Lime and Cherry. Unlike Cherry, she openly comes on to Otaru.
- Bare Your Midriff: Her clothes don't cover her midriff.
- Big Breast Pride: She's the bustiest of Otaru's trio of robot girls, likes to use her assets to flirt with him constantly and teases Cherry for her lack of endowment.
- Brutal Honesty: She says her mind without considering things like tact or timing.
- Curtains Match the Window: She has red hair and red eyes.
- Dub Name Change: Zarzamora in Latin America.
- Expy: Subverted. R!Bloodberry is radically different from J!Bloodberry, and isn't even voiced by the same actress in foreign dubs.
- Fiery Redhead: She has a fiery-tempered personality to match with her red hair.
- Four-Temperament Ensemble: Choleric.
- Friendly Rivalry: With Panther in J Again.
- Good Bad Girl: She may have loose morals, but she cares deeply about her friends.
- Good Old Fisticuffs: Her favorite method of dealing with enemies.
- Hard-Drinking Party Girl: She loves to drink her sake.
- The Lad-ette: Is a tomboy of sorts and loves her liquor.
- The Last of These Is Not Like the Others: Has a much more mature body, isn't that similar to her R namesake and, in the Spanish dub, has the only name which isn't a cognate.
- Marshmallow Hell: Tends to do this to Otaru every chance she gets.
- Running Gag: Has a habit of drinking sake while eating, usually angering Cherry.
- Super Strength: Stronger than even Lime.
- The Three Faces of Eve: She is more shameless than Cherry, and more sexual in her intention. Additionally, she is the only one of the trio with a mature-looking body. She fits the seductress archetype very well.
- Tomboyish Ponytail/Samurai Ponytail: Wears her hair in a messy ponytail.
- Town Girls: The Butch to Lime's Neither and Cherry's Femme.
- Tsurime Eyes: Fits her more mature personality.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: With Cherry. Also with Panther in J Again.
Gerhard Von Faust
Voiced by: Hikaru Midorikawa (JP), Paul Dobson (EN, J Series), Jamieson Price a.k.a James Lyon (EN, J Again Series), Alejandro Villeli (LA)Kaiser (later Führer) of Gartland who seeks to dominate the other 6 city-states of Terra II. He's the fourteenth descendant of the original Faust, one of the six original survivors of the colony ship Mesopotamia.
- The Atoner: After the events of J, he decides to walk the planet, hoping to remedy his 300 years of misguided thoughts and actions through acts of goodwill.
- Big Bad: He is the main antagonist of the series, or so it seems...
- Brain Uploading: Each Faust downloads his memories into his child-clone upon his death, including his obsessive ambitions. In J To X, this became a problem when nearly everyone thought Faust turned evil again. It eventually led to a competition with the REAL Faust and the clone.
- Character Development: He starts as the Big Bad, evolves into a Well-Intentioned Extremist near the end of the series, and has a Heel–Face Turn in the end of J. By the time of J Again and J To X, he's in the good side.
- Casting Gag: Voiced by Hikaru Midorikawa, Face from R.
- Dub Name Change: Fausto, notable as the only human to undergo this.
- Evil Plan: Aside from wanting to rule over all Terra II he wants to find Lorelei.
- Heel–Face Turn: At the end of J, he realizes the failure of his plans and helps Otaru destroy the Mesopotamia and rescue Lorelei.
- Heel Realization: By virtue of his fallen plans, and seeing how far he has fallen.
- Love Makes You Evil: Everything he does is so he can get back his beloved Lorelei.
- My God, What Have I Done?: Tiger getting damaged for his sake was what make him remember his past with her and have a Heel Realization.
- Used to Be a Sweet Kid: As a child, he was a normal, sweet boy who loved flowers and Tiger until he gains the 300+ years of the collective Fausts' memories.
- Villainous Breakdown: Several times. The last one was his Heel Realization.
- You Have Failed Me: A lot of times towards his Saber Dolls.
- Animal Theme Naming: Big Cats. And military vehicles.
- Badass in a Nice Suit: They all wear suits of some sort.
- Bodyguard Crush: They all love Faust to a fault.
- Criminal Amnesiac: Inverted in the manga for a while.
- The Dark Chick: The three of them.
- Dub Name Change: Of course.
- Evil Counterpart: To Japoness' marionettes.
- Expy: To the Sexadolls, in voice too in Japanese.
- Heart Drives: The same as Japoness' marionettes.
- Heel–Face Turn: They decide to reform after realizing Faust's corruption.
- Love Martyrs
- The Psycho Rangers: Each one mirrors their Japoness counterparts' strengths, but start out knowing more advanced combat skills.
- Town Girls: Same as their counterpats.
Voiced by: Urara Takano (JP), Venus Terzo (EN, J Series), Dian Andrews (EN, J Again OVA), Elizabeth Stepkowski (EN, J to X Series), Gabriela Michel (LA)One of Faust's Saber Dolls, Tiger takes the role of leadership among the three Dolls, but not always. Just like how Lime, Cherry, and Bloodberry love Otaru, she deeply cares for Faust and does everything she can to please him, disregarding his abusive tendencies.
- Beauty, Brains and Brawn: The Beauty.
- Commissar Cap: It was given to her by Faust and means a lot to her.
- Dark Magical Girl: Provides a contrast to Lime, simply replace 'magical girl' with 'robot girl'.
- The Dragon: To Faust.
- Dub Name Change: Tigresa in Latin America.
- Evil Counterpart: To Lime.
- Evil Redhead: She has red hair and works for the Big Bad.
- Heroic R.R.O.D.: She puts herself into a coma near the end of J that she doesn't come out of until J Again.
- The Kirk: To Luchs' Spock and Panther's McCoy.
- Parental Substitute: She took care of the young Faust much like a real mother would, while his "father" was much more cruel and unloving to his "son".
- Town Girls: The Neither to Luchs' Femme and Panther's Butch.
- The Ophelia: Her maiden circuit brokes and her memories got damage until the point she just remembers her time with child Faust.
Voiced by: Yuko Mizutani (JP), Erin Fitzgerald (EN, eps 1-13 of J Series), Colleen Wheeler (EN, eps 14-26 of J Series), Wendee Lee (EN, J Again Series), Melanie Risdon (EN, J to X Series), Rebeca Patiño (LA)Sharing power with Tiger over leadership of the Saber Dolls, Luchs has intelligence that rivals Cherry's own tactical skills. Shows some degree of airheadedness once Faust gives the Saber Dolls permission to leave him post-J, but keeps her serious side dominant at all times.
- Beauty, Brains and Brawn: The Brains.
- Covert Pervert: In J Again about Faust.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Of the Ditzy Genius variety.
- Ditzy Genius: After the J series. She's a little airheaded when not being a smart gal.
- Dub Name Change: Lince in Latin America.
- Evil Counterpart: To Cherry.
- Evil Genius: She's capable of strategizing plans.
- Genki Girl: Sometimes, after the J series.
- Kawaiiko: Of the burikko kind while in the beauty contest for Otaru's affections; Tiger told her to be cute and childish to appeal better to Otaru but as she doesn't know how, she overracted.
- Lethal Chef: Has a habit of using gunpowder as condiments.
- Nerds Are Sexy: Is quite inteligent and proud of her sex appeal.
- Post-Kiss Catatonia: In J, with Otaru.
- She's Got Legs: The only Saber Doll who wears a skirt.
- Showgirl Skirt: In JtoX.
- The Spock: To Tiger's Kirk and Panther's McCoy.
- The Starscream: As she sabotage Panther into go on an unauthorized mission to make Faust agry towards Panther.
- Town Girls: The Femme to Tiger's Neither and Panther's Butch.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Justified in her case, she's a marionette.
Voiced by: Kikuko Inoue (JP), Samantha Ferris (EN, J Series), Carol Stanzione (EN, J Again OVA), Michelle Armeneau (EN, J to X Series), Belinda Martínez (LA)The most powerful of Faust's Saber Dolls, Panther uses her innate physical strength to pummel anyone who dares to defy Faust's reign. She's not the smartest or most patient of the three Dolls, but shows competency in what she does. She sees Bloodberry as a Worthy Opponent.
- Awesome, yet Impractical: Her Frickin' Laser Beams takes a long time to charge.
- Beauty, Brains and Brawn: The Brawn.
- Berserk Button: Don't even try to insult Faust, say bad things against him or try to steal the gifts Faust gave to her, or even her poetry book.
- Boisterous Bruiser: She likes to yell when she charges into battle.
- Boyish Short Hair: After she cuts it in J Again.
- Dub Name Change: Panta in Latin America.
- Evil Counterpart: To Bloodberry.
- Eyepatch of Power: To hide her eye that shoots Frickin' Laser Beams. It also allows that eye to see through wall and shoot whoever she aims at.
- Friendly Rivalry: With Bloodberry in J Again.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In J Again, after her Heel–Face Turn.
- The Lad-ette: Is a tomboy of sorts and loves her liquor.
- Large Ham: She has a loud and exhuberant personality.
- The McCoy: To Tiger's Kirk and Luchs' Spock.
- Peek-a-Bangs: Her hair often covers her eyepatch.
- Straw Feminist: Character trait added in the Tokypop adaptation of the manga.
- Town Girls: The Butch to Tiger's Neither and Luchs' Femme.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: With Bloodberry in J Again.
- Worthy Opponent: She sees Bloodberry as this. However, she eventually becomes a friendly rival during her stay in Otaru's home
Voiced by: Takehito Koyasu (JP), Samuel Vincent (EN, J Series), Robert Martin Klein (EN, J Again OVA), Bryce Kulak (EN, J to X Series), Ricardo Tejedo (LA)The Butt-Monkey of the series, he's the son of a wealthy man, but decides to move next door to Otaru. At first, he's a Jerkass to Otaru and berates his hardworking lifestyle, but later becomes obsessed with him. He also helps Otaru and the Marionettes several times with his vast knowledge about Terra II, its history and cultures.
- Adaptational Nice Guy: Mitsurugi was more of a jerkass in the manga than in the anime.
- Amusing Injuries: All the time. He falls from impossible heights and such.Hanagata: I've heard everything Otaru.
- Bastard Boyfriend: Well, master rather than boyfriend, but in the manga does he have a marionette he treats horribly. He bought her to amuse Otaru, when he's not really interested does Hanagata almost break the poor thing.
- Butt-Monkey: He is never safe from any time of abuse.
"Why does this always happen to me!?"
- The Chew Toy: And wise about this in J to X.
- Camp Gay: A parody.
- Crazy Jealous Guy: Although he acts more like a Clingy Jealous Girl.
- Dumb Blond: Somewhat. He has his Hidden Depths, but still he pisses off the elite marionettes a lot.
- Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The foolish to Yumenji's responsible. Note that Yumenji isn't even 10.
- Gay Option: Self declared.
- Handwraps of Awesome: He wears green ones around his wrists.
- Hidden Depths: His knowledge of Terra II.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He may be a jerk to Otaru and the marionettes, but he does care for them to the point that he considers Otaru his closest friend.
- Meaningful Name: His last name, Hanagata sounds a lot like onnagata, a type of Kabuki actor who normally plays female roles. Given Hanagata's personality, it really fits well.
- Perpetual Poverty: Subverted in that he's not poor; he's the son of one of the richest men on the planet, but he chooses to live next to Otaru.
- Rich Bastard: Before some much needed Character Development.
- Something About a Rose: Loves looking poetic with a rose, unfortunately for him is he a bad poet.
- Stalker with a Crush: Towards Otaru, which is why the treatment of him isn't seen as homophobic.
- Too Dumb to Live: You'd think he'd learn not to insult marionettes who are capable of breaking him in two (and have).
- Ungrateful Bastard: Lime saved his little brother from a fire in the second episode, yet he didn't even say thanks.
Shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa
Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata (JP), Don Brown (EN), Miguel Ángel Ghigliazza (LA)The fourteenth Shogun of Japoness. A direct clone of one of the original survivors of the colony ship Mesopotamia.
- Cool Old Guy: He escaped from his hall just to get a view of the festivities in his honor.
- Killed Off for Real: Subverted at first, he has his memories and thinking patterns implanted in Tamasaburou. Sadly played straight at the end of the series.
- Named After Somebody Famous: Named after the real Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Shogun of the Tokugawa line.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: Pardoned Otaru and Lime for a broken national treasure, allegating it was just a jar.
Baikou and Tamasaburou
Baikou voiced by: Ai Orikasa (JP), Nicole Oliver (EN, J Series), Anne Sherman (EN, J Again Series), Rebeca Rambal (LA)
Tamasaburou voiced by: Maria Kawamura (JP), Ellen Kennedy (EN, J Series), Jane Sanford (EN, J Again Series), Alejandra de la Rosa (LA)The guardians of the Japoness castle. They don't have Maiden Circuits, but seem to be more intelligent than most normal Marionettes.Both
- My Name Is Inigo Montoya: They introduce themselves in this way during the first episode.
- Soul Jars: The Shogun and his assistant uploaded their thinking patterns into them to observe the growth of Otaru's marionettes and provide guidance for Japoness' citizens.
- Those Two Girls: They mainly appear together.
- Dual Wielding: Often, but not always.
- Cool Sword/Laser Sword: A beam sword of some kind.
- Prim and Proper Bun: Wears her hair like this.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: She has green hair.
- Blade on a Stick: She wields a naginata.
- Mystical White Hair: More grayish than outright white. Makes her seem viser.
- Naginatas Are Feminine: Her weapon of choice.
- Ojou Ringlets: with a Samurai Ponytail. It manages to be cool somehow.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: Her eyes are red and you do not want her after you.
Voiced by: Nobuo Tobita (JP), Richard Newman (EN, J Series), Jesse Conde (LA)Otaru's sensei and parental figure. Sometimes he shows up to help Otaru with advice.
- Expy: Yang Ming has a similar motive and appearence.
- He also has quite a resemblance to Marron from Sorcerer Hunters, another series Satoru Akahori created.
- Eyes Always Shut: He keeps his eyes shut at all times.
- Karma Houdini: Somewhat. After stealing Lime's maiden circuit and being Faust's mole, the guy gets away with just a happy exile alongside Koyuki.
- Long-Haired Pretty Boy: Is a pretty handsome swordsman.
- Love Makes You Evil: He stole Lime's maiden circuit during her moment of weakness to reset it and install it into his own marionette Koyuki, so Koyuki could love him and smile to him just like Lime does with Otaru.
- The Mole: He is working for Faust as Gartland's spy, Rubens.
- Parental Substitute: For Otaru. He helped the young Otaru hone his combat skills after he was forced to leave school.
- Robosexual: Secretly in love with his marionette Koyuki. Because of his feelings, he can relate and give advice to Otaru about his own feelings towards his three marionettes.
Voiced by: Urara Takano (JP), Cynthia Chong (LA)Hanagata's younger brother.
- Adorably Precocious Child: Inteligent and really cute.
- Annoying Younger Sibling: Hanagata treats him like one, but it's because he calls him out on silly behaviour.
- Cheerful Child: Is often cheerful and nice to everyone around him.
- Cool Big Bro: To various children in the J to X epilogue.
- Friend to All Living Things: Be it human, animal, or even marionette, he's friendly.
- Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The responsible to Hanagata's foolish.
- Generation Xerox: An odd case were he looks like a copy of his brother, but they don't look like their father (the man they were presumably cloned from).
- Kid-Appeal Character: A smart kid, many kids can probably identify themselves with him.
- The Smart Guy: Of his family.
Voiced by: Yuri Amano (JP), Ellen Kennedy (EN, J Series), Emilie Brown (EN, J Again Series), Isabel Martiñón (LA), Elsa Covián (LA, J Again OVA)A woman only known through a painting of her in the Japoness pioneers museum. Her painting serves as a reminder of "The human female", a gender which does not exist on Terra II.The seventh survivor of the Mesopotamia incident, Lorelei was locked inside the orbiting ship for roughly 300 years because the A.I. program she invented fell in love with her. Once she's saved from her suspended animation, she resides in Japoness to serve as the city-state's new ruler. Her wisdom allows her to fill the vacant spot of Shogun Ieyasu quite nicely, but she longs to go out and explore Terra II in spite of the Imperial Guards' protection of her.
- Crystal Prison: The Mesopotamia kept her in a cold slumber while encaged in crystal.
- Damsel in Distress: The Mesopotamia kept her in suspended animation for centuries because it fell in love with her.
- Gilded Cage: After her rescue, she's kept under heavy security, not just as the last female of Terra II but also as Japoness' new ruler; she would prefer to go outside the castle and explore Terra II than stay in the castle.
- Hero's Muse: Otaru sees her painting multiple times and is always intrigued by the concept of a human woman.
- Heroes Want Redheads: Otaru got a crush on her image, and both Ieyasu, Faust and even the Mesopotamia itself love her.
- Hot Scientist: One, if not the only, of the female scientists aboard the Mesopotamia ship. She also created the prototype of what would become the maiden circuits.
- J to X shows that she wasn't really the only one but the others went back to earth to bring more people. But they crashed with Saturn's rings, and they all died. Cherry somehow has this knowledge installed.
- Last of Her Kind: The last female human in all Terra II. Until the reborn of Lime, Cherry and Bloodberry as humans.
- Living Macguffin: As the last female human, her DNA is needed to repopulate the human female into Terra II.
- Meganekko: She uses glasses when working on her gadgets, implying she's far-sighted.
- Motherly Scientist: Lorelei takes a motherly stance towards Lime - not to mention the fact, that she's both the creator of the Marionettes, and that they were created on her image.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: She was the original creator and designer of an A.I. that would become the predecessor to the maiden circuits, but said A.I. became evil because it fell in love with her and wanted to have her for itself, setting the plot of J in motion.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: As new ruler of Japoness after Shogun Ieyasu's death.
- The Woman Wearing the Queenly Mask: Has to mantain a strong and sunny face towards Japoness despite her being quite sad inside.
Voiced by: Maya Okamoto (JP), Lia Sargent (EN), Laura Ayala (LA)
- Bait-and-Switch Lesbians: Her maiden circuit as well and her attachment to Lime imply a more romantic connection between the two, but her true case of Love at First Sight was with the ocean because she awoke underwater.
- Curtains Match the Window: Blue hair and blue eyes.
- Dub Name Change: Marina.
- Rapunzel Hair: Even high tied, her hair reach her thighs.
- Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Lime.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Justified in her case, she's a marionette.
Voiced by: Tomohiro Nishimura (JP), Paul Dobson (EN, J Series), Rolando de Castro (LA)
- Bald of Evil: He is bald and is a villain.
- Really 700 Years Old: It's eventually revealed that he was the ONLY survivor of an earlier expedition to Terra II, keeping himself alive through stasis and machines. The events of J and J Again were orchestrated by him so that he could finally return home to Earth. He failed.
- Canon Foreigner: Was to appear in the anime but was dropped, probably for being hard to write in. Appears in the game Battle Sabers instead, and might have been replaced by Marine.
- Curtains Match The Windows: Blue hair and blue eyes.
- Hair Decorations: Wears a hair ribbon.
Voiced by: Yuichi Nagashima (JP), French Tickner (EN, J Series), Doug Stone (EN, J Again OVA), Byron Close (EN, J to X Series), Ernesto Casillas (LA)
- Cool Old Guy: He is an elderly person who is friendly towards Otaru and his friends.
- Gadgeteer Genius: Is a marionette builder.
- Gainaxing: Builds this into his marionettes.
- Lap Pillow: His Establishing Character Moment is him having built a marionette that can be used for this.
- Ms. Fanservice: Loves building marionettes that are this.
- Robosexual: Subverted interestingly, when a marionette he built makes Otaru blush does he display suprise that Otaru would have that reaction to a marionette.