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Pai/Parvati IV

The main heroine of the story. The last Sanjiyan (a race of demons who resemble humans with an extra eye in the middle of their foreheads) who wants to be a normal human. She has two personalities, absolute Genki Girl Pai, and haughty Parvati. She runs into Yakumo and, after her 'pet' killed him, turned him into an undead. Now the two of them have to travel the world to look for a way to turn them both human.
  • The Alcoholic: Parvati surely does enjoy her liquor...
  • Arranged Marriage: First to Shiva a.k.a Gui Yan Wang and later to Koko.
  • Badass Adorable
  • Big Eater: As Pai.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Gui Yan Wang has this effect on her (and every other Sanzhiyan, apparently) until she learns to fight it off with The Power of Love.
  • Calling Your Attack: Her Sanzhiyan powers are sometimes introduced with the sanskrit words "Baras Vidahi" ("Give me Power").
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: As Pai. Her idea of cooking involves magic...and an Eldritch Abomination. Subverted later on, as Pai is not so clueless as she looks.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Her battle against Galga, after the latter has merged with a gigantic demon-statue, lasts for a handful of panels and ends with the latter's gibs all over the landscape.
  • Cute Little Fangs: More evident when Pai's in charge.
  • Cute Monster Girl: Sometimes, it's easy to forget she's not human.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Parvati. In the first series, she's aloof, cold and disdainful of Yakumo, even trying to release him from his duty as a Wu when she thougth he failed her. By the end of the story she's grown into a better, more caring person.
  • Eyes Always Shut: When her third eye is closed, Pai is in control. When it opens, Parvati takes over.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": Most times Parvati is simply called Sanzhiyan or Seima (Holy Demon), even by people that know her name.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Pai. Parvati... less so.
  • Gambit Roulette: She decided to join with Gui Yan Wang and bring about the end of the world in order to reverse the apocalypse. This works since in order to bring about the apocalypse, Gui Yan Wang had to weaken the spiritual bonds holding his body together so he could merge with souls of all of humanity, which gave Parvati a chance to escape along with the souls and powers of the unwilling sacrifices made to Gui Yan Wang over the centuries. Doing this severely weakens Shiva and greatly powers up Parvati and allows her to revive the now dying Yakumo with added invincibility bonus.
  • Genki Girl: As Pai, to better endure the consequences of immortality typical of the Sanzhiyan elders.
  • Glass Cannon: Parvati is important to Gui Yan Wang's plans because she has the strongest raw spiritual power of any extant Sanzhiyan of her time. Benares even acknowledged her as having more raw destructive power than himself, and for about half the series his plans always include never having to fight her directly. Her physical constitution is just above a normal human, however, and she can only unleash her power in one-shot bursts since one use will exhaust her to the point of uncosnciousness.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Not happy with Yakumo and Yoko Ayanokoji/Hua She's sorta-not-really relationship.
  • Jerkass with a Heart of Gold: As Parvati. She never really stray far into Jerk Ass territory, but she can be pretty mean.
  • Last of His Kind: She and Gui Yan Wang are the only surviving Triclops left, and the latter is sealed. Subverted when Ushas, Ratri and Kali are introduced, the latter being a clone of Pai.
  • Light 'em Up: Her magical powers are often described as the "Art of Light" and resembles lightning bolts. Whatever they are, barely a handful of opponents can endure them.
  • Love Makes You Crazy: Gui Yan Wang\Shiva has this effect on her and every other Sanjiyan, which is amplified since she was Shiva's betrothed. She eventually learns to resist it.
  • Love Triangle: At the end of the first series both her personalities and Yakumo.
  • Must Not Die a Virgin: Parvati sleeps with Yakumo just before she sacrificed herself to Gui Yan Wang.
  • My Greatest Failure: In truth, she wasn't responsible for sealing Shiva in the Sacred Demon Stone as everyone thought, and she never forgave herself for letting her people die and causing what was left of Shiva's original goodness to sacrifice itself to seal Gui Yan Wang.
  • Not So Above It All: Parvati takes a liking to adult night life (booze, karaoke, bars) after spending some time as Yoko Ayanokoji.
  • Not So Stoic: Parvati after the Lotus-Eater Machine arc. Yakumo had to convince himself it's Parvati crying on his shoulder while hugging him and nor Pai. Also, Parvati was the one to initiate the Must Not Die a Virgin moment, not Pai.
  • Pinocchio Syndrome: She wants to become human. So that Gui Yan Wang will be unable to absorb her powers and die on his own.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Well, about 300 or so, and she looks about 16, like Yakumo.
  • Soul Jar: To Yakumo's soul.
  • Summon Magic: Her familiars Takuhi and Fei E, the latter being actually summoned on page by an amnesiac Parvati so serve as her flying mount.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Near the end, she delivers two of them to Gui Yan Wang himelf, telling him how his status as God of Destruction is worthless, as anyone with supernatural powers can destroy everything they don't like, while humans, unlike demons, can build and organize the world the way they want.
  • Trademark Favourite Food: As Pai, she usually enjoys potato chips and sweets in general.
  • Training from Hell: The trial to obtain the powers of the Five Elemental Generals of Gui Yan Wang.
  • Tsundere: As Parvati.
  • Walking the Earth: What she did prior to the series' start (traveling from Tibet to Japan on foot) and what she and Yakumo end up doing for a good portion of the series.

Fujii Yakumo

Your normal Ordinary Highschool Student who ran into Pai when the story starts and, after some events, ended up as her undead slave/companion/protector/familiar/lover(?), depending on who you ask.

  • All Your Powers Combined: He commands all of his Juuma to merge together in a single spot of light for the final battle to defeat Benares and Shiva in one blow while inside Sanhara.
  • Badass Normal: For the first two or three volumes, his only advantage is his Healing Factor.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Has a hidden dagger in the sleeve of his uniform.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: He does this to the presidents of the U.S.A. (currently calling via web) and the prime minister of Japan on their plans to kill Pai so that Gui Yan Wang won't have anyone to perform the Humanization Ritual with and will die on his own.
  • Calling Your Attack: The way he summons his battle monsters. It goes from just calling the one he wants to use to the whole formula: "In the name of Yakumo Fujii, X come to me!".
  • Chick Magnet: Damn near every female in the series who doesn't already have a partner has had a crush on him at some point. Doesn't matter if they're human or not.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: If whatever he's fighting with is not explicitly aligned with the Big Bad (there are exceptions) and doesn't die, this usually happens.
  • Determinator: His defining trait.
  • Don't Make Me Destroy You: He's rather not kill his enemies unless he really has too. This is most evident when he corners Huang Shun Li after finding evidence of her being a poser.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: After the Time Skip, he returns as a summoner/martial artist/zombie. Later events power him up to a level where he can fight evenly with Benares and gain a Red Baron status with other lesser demons, which is no small feat.
  • Eyes Always Shut: Unless he's serious or shocked, though it becomes less prevalent later on.
  • Game Face: After his merging with Amara, whenever he uses the latter's power, his body gains some demonic features.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Was not happy about Pai's Arranged Marriage to Koko.
  • Healing Factor: As a Wu, Yakumo can not die by any means and any injuries his body receives will heal in seconds (as long as he can find his dismembered body parts to reconnect them). When Parvati is in danger, the factor grows exponentially stronger.
  • Heroes Fight Barehanded: Played with. Yakumo mostly use martial arts and his Juuma to fight, but he's not afraid to use weapons or trinkets if they can give him an advantage.
  • Heroic B.S.O.D.: Happens a few times. The most striking ones were when Kimie and Natsuko gets turned into... something and Parvati sacrificed herself. Doesn't keep him down for long.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He's prone to this tactics since he'll reform anyway thanks to his Wu powers. In the very end, he merges himself with the Darkness of all humanity with Sanhara and is blasted to pieces by Parvati to form a World-Healing Wave. He's shown to have survived in the end.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: His goal at the beginning, later it becomes saving the world when he learned that the method to be a normal human again requires Pai/Parvati to sacrifice her power to Gui Yan Wang.
  • Implacable Man: Having regeneration and basically being undead means nothing can keep him down as long as Parvati is still alive. Not even if you blow him up into the atomic level, which has happened, several times.
  • Meaningful Name: Ironically enough, Fujii sounds a bit like Fushi, which means "Immortal", "deathless".
  • Nice Guy: Most of the time.
  • Older Than They Look: For the most of the series he is around his twenties while still looking 16, it gets jarring in 3X3 Eyes Gaiden where Yakumo may already be 30, and due his immortality still looks underage.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: Despite being a badass capable of leveling entire cities, he rarely gets any easy fights, and only gets the upper hand against Benares a few times.
  • Parental Abandonment: Dad's obsessed with the occult and was never home, mom left him to fend for himself because of it. According to Kimie, Yakumo's greatest fear is to be left alone.
  • Red Eyes! Take Warning: When he's forcibly possessed by Benares during the Amara arc.
  • Stepford Smiler: As revealed by Kimie, [[spoiler: despite his smile and helpful attitude, Yakumo hides the fear of being left alone and deep self-esteem problems.
  • Summon Magic/Mon: His Majuu (Demon Beasts), which are his main form of combat as a Wu. Over the course of the series he gains a handful of them, including: Tu Zhao, Jing Gu, Guang Ya, Ku Yong and Si Shi.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Starting with the Time Skip and just continues from there.
  • Victory by Endurance: As a Wu, this is one of Yakumo's most reliable options in combat.
  • Worthy Opponent: As a fellow Wu, Benares considers him this even before his Took a Level in Badass moments.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: Not by habit, he works as a waiter in Kimie's gay bar Culture Shock and the first time we see him working there he's in drag, wearing a wig.

Li Ling Ling

Editor of Yogekisha, a Yellow Tabloid based in Hong Kong which focused on the occult. She also provides consultation and exorcism services together with Steve.

  • Action Girl: In her introduction she gets the best on Zhou, a demon (albeit a lesser one masquerading as a human) by punching the stuff out of him. After finding out that the supernatural is real, she doesn't pull back from fighting demons with spell-inscribed swords and bullets.
  • Alliterative Name: Li Ling Ling, in case you haven't been paying attention.
  • Badass Normal: For the first two volumes, she's shown as an Action Girl and was the first to train Yakumo in martial arts, but simply Can't Catch Up as the series goes on. She's still a prominent character, however, willing to face demons in combat.
  • Mr. Vice Guy: One of her primary motivations when she was first introduced, and continues to be one of her goals.
  • Pointy Ears: She's never been shown as anything but a human, no matter what this trope may imply.
  • Shipper on Deck: Gleefully smiles when she hears that Yakumo wants to take Pai on a date.
  • Sole Survivor: She's among the few little survivors after the spell of Shiva reaps the souls of all humanity and brings Yakumo to safety, though she does succomb to the spell later.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: She does this to Ed Green, the (fictional) President of the U.S.A. when he betrays the wizards and tries to have Pai killed.

Steve Long

A Tao priest who works with Ling Ling. He's considered as a competent one among his peers.

  • Cultured Badass: A powerful taoist and resourceful magician who can speak many languages, including Arab.
  • Dead Guy on Display: After his soul is removed, the Japanese government hang it on a balloon to lure Pai and Yakumo out of hiding.
  • James Bondage: He was kidnapped and held captive when he was first introduced.
  • Non-Action Guy: Unlike Ling Ling, he's more adept at writing demon-harming spells than harm said demons himself and fights with a pistol if he has to.
  • Silver Bullet: His handgun is armed with these. The only time he employs them against the werewolf-like Quan Lang though he miss.
  • The Worf Effect: You know it's getting serious when his spells can't do anything about the situation.
  • Those Two Guys: With Ling Ling.
  • You Shall Not Pass: As his body is decomposing into a heap of muscular fibers he locks the door of the train wagon to keep Shiva's sorcerers to get Parvati and Kali, buying them time.

Mei-Xing Ling

Steve's younger sister. A hotheaded girl who has a crush on Yakumo.

  • Accidental Kiss: With Yakumo.
  • Badass Adorable: Like Ling Ling, she's a competent martial artist.
  • Distressed Damsel: She was captured when she headed in alone to rescue Steve.
  • Marshmallow Hell: Invoked, when she sees that Yakumo is about to have a breakdown she hugs him while telling him to cool down.
  • You No Take Candle: A mild example, and only when she's speaking Japanese. By the timeskip she's gotten over it.

Hong Niang / Lang Bao Bao

A demon who takes the form of a small girl until her true power is unleashed, at which point she turns into a 4-armed beast-woman.

  • An Arm and a Leg: During her retinue as a villain she loses one of her four arms to Fujii, and later pays him back.
  • Beastess: As Lang Bao Bao, her ferality and size detracts little from her beauty.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: She stucks with Pai after she saved her from a trap despite knowing well who she was. The fact that her former master Zhou Gui left her as a bait probably helped.
  • Boobs of Steel: As Lang Bao Bao, her strength is unmatched among the main cast and her breasts outsize the ones of the other heroines.
  • The Big Guy: Her beast form is as large as Koko and her mannerisms is even worse.
  • Cute Monster Girl: Only in her kid form.
  • Full-Frontal Assault: In her very first battle against Yakumo she dons a cape, but most of the time she fights stark naked.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Used to serve Zhou Gui and Benares before meeting Pai.
  • Hulk Speak: When she was first introduced, she didn't speak at all. Later on, she starts speaking in grunts and snarls, like a dog, though she did speak normally at some point.
  • Meaningful Name: Like all demons with Chinese names. Hers mean "Red Girl" and "Wolf Child" respectively.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: She has 4 arms as Lang Bao Bao
  • Put on a Bus: She and Koko fight an humongous number of demons brought by Wu Gui to take Parvati away from Padma Temple, and spend most of the remaining story recovering from the battle, joining the final showdown against Gui Yan Wang and Benares.
  • Token Mini-Moe: In her kid form.
  • Tuck and Cover: She frequently uses her massive body to shield others.
  • The Worf Effect: When she's put against demons capable of using magic and far stronger than her.

Yoko Ayanokoji/Pa Bo /Hua She

A highschool girl who looks like Pai who has been experiencing strange events ever since Yakumo came into her life. She's apparently an amnesiac Pai. She's actually a snake demon who got turned into the diamond-shaped seal on Pai's forehead. After the timeskip she comes back into action when her demonic self starts to awaken.

  • Bi the Way: While she wants a boyfriend badly and does have feelings for Yakumo and Hahn, she almost seems to have a close relationship with Yoriko and actually blushes when a Pai clone gives her a french kiss.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Happens when she gets her memories back. And after her Face–Heel Turn near the end of the series.
  • Combat Medic: More apparent after she seperates from Pai.
  • Cute Monster Girl
  • Evil Costume Switch: When controlled by Benares' stone manacles, she wears black robes, a black cape and a living serpent draped around her shoulders.
  • Genki Girl: What she retained from Pai. Even when she no longer inhabits Pai's body.
  • Good Is Not Nice: Though she's a very sweet soul, her powers can be terrible and allow her to dry a poor sop's eyes to make him talk.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: Was originally Benares' underling, and she later rejoins him when blackmailed with Hahn's soul, and returns to the good guys' side later on.
  • Identity Amnesia: She's Pai as a schoolgirl and with a different name. It's eventually revealed that she's actually Hua She, a snake demon who was used by Benares to seal away Pai\Parvati's memory who lost her own memory, turning her into a blank slate.
  • In-Series Nickname: Pa-Bo, as her closest friends call her.
  • Love Makes You Crazy: After seperating from Pai and meeting Yakumo again, Benares' underling Spazug used her love for Yakumo to convince her to 'keep' him with her forever. Also happens with Hahn later on.
  • Love Triangle: She briefly has this with Yakumo and Pai after reuniting with them, but backs away when it's clear Yakumo only has eyes for Pai/Parvati.
  • Making a Splash: As Hua She she has control over water, which she manipulates into blades or spears, and can also use fluids to heal people.
  • Nice Girl: She's one of the nicest people in the manga. When not manipulated into being evil, that's it.
  • Official Couple: With Hasrath Hahn.
  • Replacement Goldfish: Posed as Pai complete with her personality, and was briefly Yakumo's girlfriend.
  • Shout-Out:She's possibly based on the ancient Chinese legendary character Madam White Snake, a snake demon who took the shape of a woman and fell in love with a human male. Also, the mythical character's most famous deed was flooding an entire valley, and Hua She uses water to fight.
    • When under the control of Shiva's spell, she turns into a gigantic eight-headed snake-human hybrid, which may call to mind Orochi.
  • Snake People: She can turn into a water-based one after the Time Skip.
  • You Don't Look Like You: In-Universe, at one point Kimie reads an ancient Chinese grimoire describing Hua She as a legless, dog-like monster with wings who causes floods and talk like a person. Hua She herself looks like a normal serpent with a pronged tail.

Hasrath Haan

A Pakistani sorcery seller who once made a deal with Yakumo to give him summon beasts in exchange of introducing him to a beautiful girl and held a grudge since the former didn't fulfill that promise. After some events, he eventually ended up with Yoko.

  • Artificial Limbs: One of his arms was replaced by a summoned beast that can turn into a scythe-like weapon after he lost it.
  • Badass Normal: A completely normal human being who can go toe-to-toe with demons. He even managed to kill' one of Benares' lieutenants! That's an accomplishment not a lot of people, not even non-human characters, can boast about.
  • But Not Too Foreign: As it turns out, he's half Japanese and half Pakistani.
  • Cloning Blues: Was cloned after he was basically killed by Benares. His clone retained his love for Yoko, but she stuck to the original's mangled corpse. Solved when the two joined together into one body.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Fujii forgot to introduce him to a Japanese girl of his liking (and according to what he said, he had bigger fish to fry at the moment), so when he finds him he threaten to use Yakumo's blood to unleash two dangerous Majuu at him.
  • Functional Magic: He has a wide array of things he can do with his magic, many of which are pretty useful. Yakumo even laments not having him around after he was killed in action as his abilities and knowledge were very useful.
  • Jerkass with a Heart of Gold: He's usually very abrasive and blunt, but has the best intentions in mind. This is particularly evident during his meeting with the Amarans, where he tells them off rudely the very moment he walks in for shutting themselves up in their town and siccing beasts on anyone who gets close instead of trying to talk. Kiell was not amused.
  • The Lancer: He's usually right there with Yakumo on the frontline and the others consider him their go-to man when Yakumo was unavailable.
  • Love Triangle: He loves Ryoko, who seems more interested in Yakumo. They get closer with time. Later, his clone inherits the love to Yoko from the original. Sadly for him, she still prefers the original Haan, even though he's just a corpse at this point. It's eventually resolved by the two merging together.
  • Paper Talisman: Part of his arsenal of choice, deadly against his demon opponents. Just ask Spazug and Hamu. They become black when used by Reverse Hahn
  • The Rival: Considers himself this to Yakumo.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Yakumo.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Gives one to Yakumo when he sees how he failed to understand how to properly use the Ki during his training.

Koko

A Tibetan man turned into a monster and guardian of the Water General's Barrow who wants to marry Pai as a reward for saving her. Eventually ends up as her familiar.

  • Adorkable: When he joins the party, he tends to be goofier in his interactions with Pai and Yakumo.
  • Berserk Button: Being called a monster is a serious one for him. Eventually he comes to terms with his monstrous nature thanks to Pai.
  • Belly Mouth: Sports a massive one across his chest, where the sealing talisman is located.
  • The Big Guy: He's the largest of the group with a life force and brute strength to match.
  • The Comically Serious: After his Heel–Face Turn he has a few moments.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: His mother is the only person who can force him to behave, and even when he goes on a rampage he doesn't harm her.
  • Get a Hold of Yourself, Man!: She does this to Parvati after she learns that they're seemingly struck on the Moon with Benares and his enforcers and loses any hope to make it.
  • Humanoid Abomination: Upon absorbing the power of the Water General he became a twisted creature with incredible powers.
  • Involuntary Shapeshifting: When he loses control his body transform on his own.
  • Healing Factor: Nowhere near as potent as Wus like Yakumo or Benares, but he would have been dead a few times if he didn't have this.
  • Inelegant Blubbering: Once he has a Heel Realization thanks to Pai he flies away with her and cries a veritable stream of tears.
  • Jerkass with a Heart of Gold: He was pretty arrogant and brash the first time he was introduced, but mellows out considerably after his Heel–Face Turn.
  • Jerkass Woobie: Behind his braggart and violent façade, Koko is a bitter, broken man.
  • Lovecraftian Superpower: He's got tentacles and claws that can easily kill things.
  • Making a Splash: One of his favorite methods of attack is to spew forth large blasts of poisonous water. Unlike Yoko, he can actually produce it. It's also worth noting that he manages to kill one of Benares' Nine-Headed Dragon Generals with it.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Calls himself a despicable monster after he assaults and nearly kills Pai after his brief clash with Yakumo and apologise for his rudeness.
  • One-Winged Angel: Upon losing control he turns into a colossal, salamander-like beast with tentacles coming out of its shoulders. Apparently this form is composed of acidic water produced from his body.
  • Put on a Bus: He and Hong Niang fight an humongous number of demons brought by Wu Gui to take Parvati away from Padma Temple, and spend most of the remaining story recovering from the battle, joining the final showdown against Gui Yan Wang and Benares.
  • Replacement Goldfish: Wants Pai to be his departed wife's substitute.
  • Start of Darkness: He had a beautiful wife, but he killed her when he lost control of himself after she called him a monster upon seeing the results of the ritual on him.
  • Transformation Trauma: It made him lose control and kill many people, including his wife.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Has one after getting drunk and losing control of his monster form. Eventually he's talked out of it by Pai.
  • Was Once a Man: Well, was once a "normal" half-human half-demon hybrid but still otherwise human.

Yoriko Kamiyama

A seemingly-ordinary highschooler who has demonic blood in her veins and is capable of materialising her thoughts. Her skills prove essential to the heroes later on.


  • Glass Cannon: Like the Sanzhiyan, her powers are incredible, but she lacks stamina and if she loses consciousness her powers fade.
  • Guardian Entity: At first it takes the form of a large, skeletal demon, but later she learns how to manifest it in other ways.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Her deceased father had some demon blood in him.
  • Heroic B.S.O.D.: She becomes utterly despaired when her mother falls victim to Shiva's spell, but she manages to recover thanks to Fizz.
  • Imagination-Based Superpower: She can conjure a solid projection of her though and give it literally every power she can think of. This results in a kung fu, beam-spitting Pai beating the crap out of Talisman until they escaped him.
  • Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: Her relationship with Yoko, who's also her first true friend, and later on with Amaran member Fizz.
  • Ship Tease: With Taoist Xi, funnily enough. They're even seen together in what looked like a fantasy wished by Yoriko (eating shaved ice on the beach with a cute guy she likes), though she's blushing wildly and he looks more surprised than anything.
  • Shrinking Violet: Shown to be very shy and with self-esteem problems. Implied to be friendless before meeting Yoko and her mother is too busy to spend time with her.
  • Taken for Granite: In a rare case, she's turned to stone by Yakumo, to protect her from the gigantic Fire Juuma she was bound to. She was turned back to normal later.
  • Those Two Girls: First she seems to hang around Yoko a lot. After the Amara arc, she and Fizz become close friends.
  • Why Am I Ticking?: Elora Binds her to the cocoon of the Bao Yan Long (Explosive Flame Dragon), a fire-Juuma, to blackmail Negroni into working for her.
  • Your Mind Makes It Real: She can make her thoughts into physical beings. She can also do the same to other people's thoughts.

Kali

A clone of Parvati created by Negroni under Shiva's orders to act as the third Sanzhiyan required for the Humanization Ritual. She was expelled earlier and thus has a different personality.


  • Artificial Human: She was created using Ushas' technique to create living beings out of corpses.
  • Breast Plate: Her outfit is some sort of sleeveless leotard with metallic plates around/on her breasts, but doesn't look very defensive.
  • Evil Counterpart: Because of her early expulsion from the cocoon, she's much more childish, violent and arrogant than Parvati, and actually laughs when she hears that Gui Yan Wang wants to destroy everything. She even summons a variant of Fei E that kinda looks like a spider. She gets better though.
  • Irony: After succesfully completing the Humanization ritual, Shiva calls her useless even after she told him how much she wanted to be with him, and dismiss her as a meager, powerless copy. In the end, Kali picks up what's left of Shiva after he's dealt with by Yakumo withing Sanhara and absorbs him, taking his place as the next Gui Yan Wang.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's rude, insensitive and obnoxious, but she's still Parvati, deep down.
  • Meaningful Name: After the hindu goddess of destruction and death, bride of Shiva and counterpart of Parvati. She even becomes the third Gui Yan Wang.
  • Shock and Awe: Her powers consist in lightning bolts.
  • Woman Child: Despite being powerful, she shows an extremely immature and moody behaviour. When in the Sacred Place she asks for water, chugs half of the bottle and then throws away the rest because "it's not cool enough" with no consideration at all for Yakumo.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Once the Humanization Ritual is completed, she's deemed worthless by Shiva.

     Supporting Cast 

Kimie Shingyoji

A transvestite who runs the bar Yakumo works at throughout various points of the story. She/he's basically his foster parent.

  • Abhorrent Admirer: Playfully flirts with Hahn, though apparently he was just messing up with him.
  • Armor-Piercing Question: When he suggest that Yakumo may try to romance Pai in the beginning, he replies that she's not human. His scathing but honest answer? "How about you, then?".
  • Cool Old Guy: Age uncertain, though likely in his midlife, he's still awesome, practical and helpful, and it's implied he has ties with the Yakuza.
  • Gonk: He... doesn't make a very good woman. To the point that Yoko's friends mistake him for a monster the first time he greets them.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Mocks Yakumo's choice to attend a cooking school by saying that cooking is "unmanly". Lampshaded by Yakumo.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: While he can be rude, abrasive and cynical, deep down he's a very generous soul and a good person.
  • Only Sane Man: Despite having no supernatural powers or attitude, he can come up with some smart planning.
  • Parental Substitute: Acts as Yakumo's parent in place of his missing ones. He even got him a job in his bar.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: He was one from some time, if Yakumo's flashback is to be believed, and dons feminine outfits and Fake Boobs even when not on work.

Natsuko

Yakumo's classmate who has a crush on him (like a lot of other girls).

  • Butt-Monkey: When she's around, chances are that something foul will happen to her.
  • Damsel in Distress: She's put into danger by Chuui twice, the second time possessing her body in order to use her as an hostage against Yakumo. Near the end she's kidnapped by Elora and put under a spell that forces Yakumo and Pai to venture forth into her mind to save her.
  • Giant Woman: When inside her mind, one facet of her personalities symbolizing her love for Yakumo takes the form of a gigantic version of herself who smothers Yakumo against her naked breasts. When he rejects her, she turns into a nightmarish Kaiju instead.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: She's in love with Yakumo and jealous of others. This fragment of her personality not only takes the form of a gigantic, hideous monster, but is really part of her and foreshadows Shiva's fall under the "Darkness of Humanity". After being rescued though she gets over her feelings.
  • Mama Bear: Even if she was a substitute teacher only for a few days, she eventually stood up to a freaking demon made of electricity (and again, she's a mere human) to protect her students and survived long enough for Yakumo to save the day.
  • Out of Focus: She only appears in about 3 out of 40 volumes.
  • Unlucky Childhood Friend: This actually becomes a driving factor of one of the arcs.

Naparvha

A gifted monk of a remote shrine that knows about the Triclops and other mysteries.

  • Bare-Fisted Monk: His martial skills are apparently on par with Yakumo.
  • Heroic B.S.O.D.: When he sees what's left of his master after Zhou Gui finished with him.
  • Nice Guy: He's a very kind soul and patient man.
  • Odd Friendship: With Jack, a foul-mouthed, grave-robbing Irishman with a bad temper.
  • Summon Bigger Fish: His usual way to deal with monsters is to throw at them the eggs of the fast-growing, monster-eating Yaoshi Chong. He's also the one who brings Kalkin to the final battle against Benares.

Jack MacDonald

An Irish tomb robber who's looking for rare artifacts to heal his Ill Girl at home and ends up being targeted by Zhou Gui along with Yakumo and Pai.

  • Badass Normal: It takes a whole team of henchmen to Zerg Rush and arrest him, and he's also seen killing demons by shooting them in the head with a revolver.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: By the end of the series he's back in New York with his recovered girlfriend.
  • Healing Factor: Even before Zhou Gui gave him the healing talisman he was good at getting back up, to the point that he was called "Mac Donald the Immortal" by his friends.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Rude, violent and short-tempered, but deep inside he's a softie, and gradually mellows out towards Pai and Yakumo.
  • Odd Friendship: With Naparvha, the kind, patient monk. Apparently they kept in touch.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Seemingly leaves the quest when he hears that his beloved's condition worsened. He ultimately stays and send her the healing talisman.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Spouts profanities like there's no tomorrow.

Almalik Gupta

A member of the Hyoma clan who's at first antagonistic towards Yakumo and Pai. However, after learning the true reason why she's acting, she ends up as an ally, looking for a way to save the Hyoma clan from their curse.

  • Action Girl: One of the most action-oriented girls in the story.
    • Action Mom: She's pregnant with a child when she first appears, and she can still fight and kick asses.
  • Appendage Assimilation: Her Hyoma powers.
  • Damsel in Distress: She's turned to stone by the guardian of the Egyptian Kunlun and nearly dies.
  • Easily Forgiven: On the one hand she and Pael caused the death of many people via plane crash, on the other hand Yakumo seems to become more understanding upon learning her motivation and the fact that herself is pregnant and risks her life costantly.
  • Enemy Mine: With Yakumo against Galga.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Sides with the heroes when Galga betrays her cause and tries to claim the powers of Immortality for himself alone.
  • Winged Humanoid: She often grows dragonfly-like wings to fly.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: Since she's pregnant, she risks to suffer body fusion with her own fetus, which invariably kills the pregnant mother and her child, turning them into mindless monsters. Subverted when she manages to give birth safely.

Bem Madurai/Connery

An enigmatic old man who turns out to be Benares' only pupil. He mentored Yakumo for a while and gave him one of his biggest power boosts.

  • Apologetic Attacker: In the flashback, he begs Benares for forgiveness as he seals him away with Genma Hoshin.
  • Badass Grandpa
  • Deceptive Disciple: To Benares himself. At first he was loyal to him, but eventually his fear of Benares powers and the fear of losing his daughter to him led him to seal Benares in his sleep with the spells he learnt from him.
  • Gonk: Justified, he really is a troll-like demon, not a human.
  • Jerkass: When amnesiac, he's rude and leads a morally questionable fighting club. His real self is much gentler.
  • Grand Theft Me: Pulls this on Yakumo, to show him how to properly use his newfound powers and teach him the sealing spell he used on Benares.
  • Gratuitous English: Most of his spells and the battle monster he created, "Spell Snake Bind".
  • Green-Eyed Monster: On his last breath, he admits that he was jealous of his daughter's adoration for Benares, which was one of the reasons why he moved against him.
  • Identity Amnesia: He put a seal on his own memory to keep Benares' servants at bay.
  • Master of Illusion: He puts Galga through one where he's seemingly giving him the beating of his life.
  • No-Sell: When he regains his memory he blocks Spazug's attacks and later counters Galga's illusion.
  • Really 700 Years Old: He was alive before Benares was sealed away, which means he's at least 4000 years old.
  • ShoutOut: The surname Connery is fake. So is his name under that identity: Sean. Yakumo wasn't amused when he figured out.
  • Stay in the Kitchen: Downplayed example, he admits that even if he has hundreds of daughters, he doesn't feel like leaving all his powers to a girl, probably it has something to do with his daughter's fate, and he'd rather not put another of his daughter in the same peril.
  • Training from Hell: What he put Yakumo through.
  • Weak, but Skilled: He's really not that weak, but his advanced age puts him at a disadvantage against the more powerful enemies.

Samara

A priestess whose purpose in life was to breed Juumas on her body, but decided to join a rebel army instead.

Ratri

Goddess of the people of Amara. Is actually Ushas' clone and a Sanzhiyan by extension.

  • Brought Down to Normal: After she's turned back into a human after the Humanization Ritual.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Unlike Ushas, she remained friendly and loving to all of Amara's creatures, including the grotesque Class D beings.
  • Heroic Sacrifice/Spanner in the Works: She walks straight into the beam of the Humanity Statue, which saves Parvati and, at the same time, revives Shiva with a weak energy that doesn't sustain him for long.
  • Nice Girl: Adorable, kind and sweet-hearted.
  • Sealed Good in a Can: Wildly believed to be this by the people of Amara.
  • Shoulders of Doom: Her first outfit includes shoulderpads big enough to offer protection during raining days.

Ushas

A Sanzhiyan banished to the void and considered a goddess in the planet Amara, which was created by her Wu.

  • Big Damn Heroes: She finally appears to save the day when the whole planet of Amara is about to end because of his petrification.
  • Brought Down to Normal: After she's turned back into a human after the Humanization Ritual.
  • Does Not Like Men: When she tried to recreate life on Amara, one of the male creatures gave her a nasty gash on her face. She ultimately decided to kill all men and use women for the population of Amara.
  • Killed Off for Real: She dies of exhaustion after turning into a human.
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: She's Shiva's mother.
  • Minor Injury Overreaction: Despite her claims, the scar on her face is relatively minor, if serious.
  • The Mole: During the Amara arc, she's secretly with the group, under the guise of Shandy Gaff, Ratri's helper.
  • Red Baron: "The Goddess of Andhaka", with Andhaka (Darkness) being the Subspace.

Amara

Ushas' Wu. He turned himself into a planet in order to support Ushas' life.

  • Achilles' Heel: The black, romboid fortress in Naraka, the lowest side of Amara, contains its gigantic heart. According to a Benares-controlled Yakumo, the heart grew too large to sustain the colossal body and thus he was forced to keep it outside of his chest.
  • Body Horror: The process to make himself into an habitable planet involved bursting his whole front-side open again and again, extending intestines and bones each time until he got big enough.It was bad enough he had to forcibly remove his intellect from his body to endure it. When he's revived by Negroni and Hahn, he sports a skeletal visage for a while.
  • Creepily Long Arms: They're at least as long as he's tall, and that's saying something.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: When he tries to stop Benares and Shiva from reaching a dying Ushas, he's quickly defeated and sealed away. When he recovers the strength he gave to Yakumo, the battle is slightly more even.
  • Fighting a Shadow: The Amara encountered by Yakumo during the arc is never the real deal. When it's not Amara's materialized thought tasked with protecting Naraka and keeping Ratri sealed, it's Amara's gigantic soulless shell of a body.
  • Fights Like a Normal: Unlike Benares or Yakumo, Amara scarcely uses his Juuma unless he has to. Given his demonic nature, he's fine without them.
  • Fusion Dance: "Little" Amara sacrifices himself to help Yakumo leave the Subspace and gives him some of his powers.
  • Genius Loci: He can grow large enough to form a small planet, the titular "Spherical Castle Amara".
  • Good Is Not Nice: A good guy, if aloof and ruthless when he has to.
  • Kaiju: When his heart is threatened, his colossal body moves in to protect the fortress.
  • Knight Templar: Amara violently destroys Class D mutants and punishes anyone who dares to venture too close to Naraka, but it's apparently the way his gigantic, mindless shell of a body interpreted Ushas' pain towards Class D.
  • Literal Split Personality: As mentioned in Body Horror, Amara is split in the thought-projection Amara (the one who fights Yakumo and the others), the planet Amara, the "Flame of Intellect" which stores his rational mind but nothing more and "Little Amara", the other independent thought projection protecting the key to Ratri's prison.
  • MacGuffin Guardian: He violently attacks whoever tries to enter Naraka and free Ratri.
  • Pet the Dog: He rescues Elora after using her as a way to sneak into Benares' hideout. She later seems to have fell for him.
  • Plant Person: This was part of the reason he managed to turn himself into a planet. Later, it allows him to survive battling Benares after losing his Wu status. Each time he gets killed, he releases a seed which grows back as him.
  • Shock and Awe: He can seemingly channel and release electricity inside his body, which he uses to electrify all the ways to Naraka and cause thunderstorms over the city.
  • Taken for Granite: Benares-possessed Yakumo uses Si Shi on his heart and nearly turns Amara to stone, dooming the entire population. The crisis is serious enough for Ushas to manifest and save the day.
  • What Is This Thing You Call "Love"?: His devotion and loyalty to Ushas is totally non-romantic, unlike Yakumo to Pai/Parvati, and he gets confused when the latter asks him about it.
  • You Are Not Alone: He, of all people, gives a speech of such effect to Yakumo during the final battle outside Sanhara, showing that he indeed Took a Level in Kindness.

Ruru

A grotesque Class D critter and the first sentient being encountered by Yakumo on Amara, he later follows him for the rest of the story.

  • Because You Were Nice to Me: The main reason why he decides to stick with Yakumo, who treated him like peers despite Ruru's being an artificial being and a failure.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: His design, due to his elongated neck and round shoulder(?) stumps, resembels halfway between a starfish and a set of male genitalia. Alternatively, the "arm and shoulders" calls to mind, due to their positioning, some seriously large man-boobs with nipple-tentacles. It's gross no matter how you look at him.
  • Giant Flyier: Thanks to Negroni's battle drugs he can transform into a turtle-like form with large wings in lieu of limbs. In this form he serves as Yakumo's flying mount.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: To Yakumo Fujii, for the second half of the story.
  • Team Pet: During the Amara arc, before he gives himself an upgrade.

Negroni

An Amaran tasked with creating new inhabitants and monsters, she's the first to find Yakumo and later helps him rescuing Ratri. When Amara falls to Gui Yan Wang she's forced to kidnap Pai and create Kali.

  • Action Girl: While her job is to produce new creatures and spells, she's not shy about fighting herself if she has to.
  • Edible Theme Naming: Like most of Amara's people, her name comes from a cocktail. An italian cocktail in this case.
  • Forced into Evil: By Shiva, when Amara is conquered.
  • Genius Bruiser: She can produce artificial humans and creatures and is also a physical powerhouse capable of using her own creatures in combat.
  • Gonk: Her usual form is that of a massive, big-eared and four-eyed ogre-like being. Her real form is beautiful though, but she rarely use it.
  • Heel–Face Turn: At first she's hostile to Yakumo and believes that the expedition to Naraka can only end in tragedy, but she still help the heroes.
  • Scars Are Forever: An X-shaped scar on her visage, which she got from Amara's lightnings.
  • Transformation Trinket: She can swallows a special drug pill to turn herself into a monster.

Amaran Guards

The class C people of Amara tasked with protecting the Sacred People (class B) and endowed with special powers. Their leader is Kir, with the other named ones being Fizz, Bellini, Rickey and Julep. They all accompany Yakumo to Naraka to save Ratri.

  • Amazon Brigade: They're tasked with protecting Amara from intruders or threats, and all these girls are more than capable of fighting.
  • Amazonian Beauty: Bellini is the most muscular and butch of the group, and he muscles can grow even bigger.
  • Ambiguously Brown: Given the method of creation and the fact that half of the population seems to have dark skin, this is unsurprising and applies to Kir, Fizz and Bellini.
  • Artificial Human: Specifically they were created as members of Class C, tasked with protecting Class B citiziens and obeying the Council of Elders.
  • Barrier Warrior: Rickey's unique power can form an hexagonal barrier to block attacks.
  • The Big Gal: Bellini is the largest member of the group and the most physical-oriented one.
  • Birds of a Feather: Fizz goes along surprisingly well with Yoriko, unlike most of the Amarans who remain aloof and sceptical towards humans.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: When asked what she was going to do in the "other world" outside Andhaka, Rickey states that she's going to have a nice nap. When asked why, she replies that she's too excited to sleep at the moment and she wants to make up for the lost slumber.
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: Kir, unique among the Amarans for this trait. She's also the leader of the guards.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: At first, Kir is hostile and sceptical towards Yakumo, but she mellows a lot by the time the arc is over.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: They'd love to wear shoes, but since they're only class C they're not allowed to do so and must go barefooted.
  • Edible Theme Naming: Like Negroni and all the Amaran, they're named after various alcoholic drinks.
  • Knife Nut: Their weapons outside magic powers. Kir has both a yatagan-like dagger and an oddly-shaped one with the blade perpendicular to the handle.
  • The Leader: Kir is this to the other guards.
  • Light 'em Up: Kir can shoot a beam of light as her form of magic.
  • Nice Girl: Fizz is incredibly kind, adorable and cheerful.
  • Playing with Fire: Fizz can manipulate and control fire, though not to great extent. Her powers are used to manipulate Amara's Fire of Intellect and the Binding Flame.
  • Stripperiffic: Their working outfit is very skimpy to say the least.
  • This Looks Like a Job for Aquaman: Julep's only superpower is the ability to move perfectly and breathe underwater, but this proves useful since there's water in Naraka to move in.

Mugero

Also known as the "One-Horned Rock", he's a Yan Gui (Rock Demon) who initially serves Benares, but eventually sides with the heroes. He tends to speaks in idioms a lot.

  • Cool Airship: The Rock Island Castle, a gigantic flying fortress-airship with living face and cannons.
  • Death from Above: He can bombards enemies from above with his fortress, most notably he tries to pull this on Benares himself.
  • Harmless Villain: The only thing remotely dangerous about him is the gigantic castle/airship he owns.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Eventually ends up siding with the heroes.
  • Minion with an F in Evil: He holds Parvati prisoner in his castle, only to forget to lock the door of her room, as Benares caustically pointed out.
  • Professional Butt-Kisser: He's one to Benares, being painfully aware of how the former's stronger than him.
  • Rock Monster: He overall resembles a round boulder with a demonic face, a single horn and limbs in the form of tentacles and a single rocky leg.

     Main Villains 

Benares

Gui Yan Wang's Wu, and The Dragon in all sense of the word, he serves as the main antagonist through most of the story.

  • Affably Evil: In his better moments, he's not such a bad guy.
  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: We can say that Pride is his Fatal Flaw: Spazug even commented that despite having the Nine Generals at his disposal, he'd rather fight his enemies head-on all alone, and actually gets angry when his generals team up against Yakumo, even when they win.
  • Bad Boss: In his worst moments, on the other hand, he's not above beating the tar out of his own underling, expecially if they disobeyed him or screwed things up.
  • Badass in Distress: When his powers were sealed by Galga, who was forced to serve under the alias of Kinkara.
  • Blood Knight: Especially clear when he's fighting Yakumo. Also the reason he messes up at the end.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Early on, he delivers one that leaves Jack and Hong Niang half dead and Yakumo missing everything below the sternum in a handful of panels.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He's not above snarking at his enemies when he gets the chance.
  • The Dragon: To Gui Yan Wang as his Wu. Literally, since he's a Dragon God of sorts.
  • The Dreaded: Feared and worshipped by lesser demons since the day he was the Dragon Emperor. Subverted though as some of them seems to genuinely respect him. At one point three lesser demons willingfully offer him their energy to keep Yakumo from leaving Andhaka.
  • Eldritch Abomination: His true form is a colossal Dragon-like being seemingly made of energy and with god-like powers. To drive things further on the line, we never learn from where he came from.
  • Game Face: When angry his reptilian eyes widen and his teeth turns into fangs.
  • Flash Step: He's already a Lightning Bruiser, but when his master is threatened his physical abilities grows even more, as the poor Yakumo found out.
  • The Fettered: For much of the series, he was hampered by the fact that Gui Yan Wang's power was diminishing, leaving the latter unable to maintain a steady supply of energy to keep Benares' body in good condition. In fact, Benares had to resort to absorbing a lot of spiritual energy from many sources to prevent his body from breaking apart completely.
    • However, after Gui Yan Wang is resurrected he becomes more and more addicted to his Blood Knight personality, which eventually leads him to ditch Shiva at the very last moment and nearly lose everything.
  • Genre Savvy: He was the only one among the villains to be concerned about Yakumo right from the moment they met even though the latter's abilities were still clearly inferior to him, and his only concern only grows as the story goes on and Yakumo kept getting better. By contrast, all of his underlings underestimated Yakumo on their first meeting.
    • Offering Yakumo three of his best Juuma seems counterproductive, until we learn that one of them is not of use in combat and Benares has the counter-beasts for the other two.
  • Healing Factor: Interestingly, his regeneration capabilities was not something he relied upon very much, unlike Yakumo. This is because Gui Yan Wang's power was slowly diminishing and could not upply him with enough energy to regenerate properly until he was revived.
  • Hulking Out: Granted, Benares himself is already big enough to pass for a cast member of Fist of the North Star, but he grows even larger when his master's life is at risk.
  • It Only Works Once: Any time Yakumo uses a new trick against Benares, he will have a counter ready or prevent Yakumo from using it in the first place in their next fight.
  • Large and in Charge: He was not much larger than a normal human when he was first introduced, but somehow increased in size after Gui Yan Wang was fully revived. In the final volumes, Yakumo only reaches somewhere around his knee when standing up.
  • Mask Power: Dons a leopard mask as Kinkara.
  • Nice to the Waiter: While he has no qualms about harming and even killing his subordinates when they mess up, Benares is generally good with his minions, and they are willing to give their lives for his sake.
  • Not Afraid to Die: As he contemplates The End of the World as We Know It, he states that he had no regrets and he's happy with the life he led thus far.
  • One-Winged Angel: During the final battle he willingfully turns into a colossal half-man half-chinese dragon monster to kill Yakumo and Pai.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: He was a colossal, serpent-like dragon seemingly made of energy who gained sentience after devouring Sanzhiyan after Sanzhiyan for three days.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: He has no qualms working together with Yakumo to achieve his goals and was pretty amiable about it.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: In a single sentence he dimiss Xun Gui's ambitions as a "philosophy of weaklings."
  • Red Baron: Also known as the Dragon Emperor among most of his demonic subjects.
  • Red Eyes! Take Warning: He looks perfectly human, save for the red, reptilian eyes.
  • Schmuck Bait: Since he really wanted to kill everyone on earth but couldn't leave the sleeping Gui Yan Wang unprotected, he willigfully opened a portal to Sanhara for the good guys to use, hoping that they'll come to him so that he could slaughter them at his leisure. Pai sacrificed herself and closed the portal behind her, spoiling Benares' plans.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Was sealed in Wales 4000 years before by Bem Madurai, his disciple. 2000 years later he was fred by Shiva, who made him his Wu.
  • Summon Magic: Remember Yakumo and his Juuma? Benares invented that style of sorcery, and owns more than a hundred different Juuma. Worth mentioning:
  • Villainous Friendship: Surprisingly enough, he seems to have a genuine, friendly relationship with Gui Yan Wang, worrying about his well-being and conversing with him.

Gui Yan Wang/Shiva

The Big Bad of the series. He was sealed away hundreds of years ago by Parvati.

  • A God Am I: Notice his name, and add to the equation his status as the God Emperor of the Triclops and his powers. During the climax he can't stop gloating about how's going to become the one true God in the galaxy.
  • Abusive Precursors: To Mankind, since modern humans are the results of interbreeding between humanized Sanzhiyan and hominids. He thinks that humans have tainted the sacred light of the Triclops and wants to destroy them to free said light.
  • Ambiguous Situation: In the end, it seems that Shiva died in the climax but most of his powers were absorbed by Kali, including the soul of Benares, implying that he's still around, somehow.
  • Ax-Crazy: Due to having the souls and minds of thousands of Sanzhiyan inside of him. He's usually calm and composed though.
  • Big Bad: Of the story, and he's introduced rather soon.
  • Biseinen: Justified, as the Sanzhiyan were said to be supernaturally beautiful.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Both Gui Yan Wang are like this, apparently, and can influence others to be like this too.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: Shows genuine grief when Ushas dies and gives her a proper burial.
  • Did Not See That Coming: In the end, he's Hoist by His Own Petard when, along with the "Light" of the entire humanity, he also absorbed their Darkness, which ends up overwhelming him.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Seems nice, composed and kind, but just look at his Death Glare when Ushas states that she's willing to let Shiva die to save him.
  • Full-Frontal Assault: After reforming his body he appears naked, with his (outlined) genitals visible. This, however, turns to Fan Disservice when his body literally cracks because of the lack of energy.
  • Game Face: Normally a Biseinen, his face turns downright demonic when the worse side of him surfaces.
  • Heel Realization: Subverted, upon being confronted with the Darkness of humanity he realize the errors of his life, but thinks that it's his duty to destroy said Darkness. Yakumo instead merges with said Darkness and is tore apart by Parvati to revert everything and everyone to normal, and Gui Yan Wang as Kali decides to give mankind a second chance.
  • Kick the Dog: At one point he's so frenzied he badmouth his own servant Benares and opens a hole in his abdomen.
  • Legacy Character: Gui Yan Wang (Demon Eye King) is a title bestowed upon those who have undergone the Human Ritual and obtained the power to lead the Sanzhiyan race.
  • Light Is Not Good: Strongly associated with Holy and Light, he seeks to end everything on Earth.
  • Might Makes Right: According to a flashback, the only thing that counted for him during his kingdom were the Sacred Powers and the blood of the fools on the ground.
  • Noble Demon: As Shiva, long before he became Gui Yan Wang.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Despite his status as a Well-Intentioned Extremist, Parvati calls him out on being nothing more that a glorified version of this trope.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: As Shiva, he was not exactly a hero as he aids Gui Yan Wang in subjugating the other Sanzhiyan, but he did it because of his position as Gui Yan Wang's right hand man.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: At the start of the story he's sealed inside the Sacred Demon Stone, and his minions are trying to release him, since he's slowly dying in it. About 3/4 through he's released.
  • Self-Made Orphan: He ultimately caused the deaths of both his parents in two different Humanization Rituals.
  • To the Pain: When he's about to kill a now-human Yakumo and tells him that he's going to die and vanish forever in oblivium, with no chances for an Afterlife at all. It's quite terrifying to look at.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: Shiva was nowhere near as evil as the Gui Yan Wang he would eventually become. He was the reason Parvati was able to seal him, since Shiva's consciousness was able to surface and put Gui Yan Wang in a coma through The Power of Love.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: His long-term plan involves harvesting the souls of all the humans on earth, returning them one and only with the original Light that gave birth to humans and Triclops alike and travel again across the Galaxy, looking for another planet to bring life to. In a rare example, some of the good guys actually ponders on wether this will be bad or not.
  • Your Soul Is Mine: The spell used for his secret plan sucks the soul out of humans, leaving a twisted, empty shell behind.

Ryo Ko

The first worshipper of Gui Yan Wang in the series, he's a demon who kidnapped women to sacrifice to the Demon King.

  • Dirty Old Man: Checks Mei Xing's virginity with his overly long tongue.
  • Not Quite Dead: Yakumo seemingly kills him after impaling a spear in his forehead, but he gets back up after a while and turns the table on him.
  • Tongue Trauma: In a moment of swift karma, he gets his tongue mutilated by Yakumo's thrown axe.
  • Villain's Dying Grace: He's ultimately moved by Pai's kindness towards him and her optimism, so he begrudginly tells Pai and Yakumo how to flee the burning building they're in.
  • Villains Want Mercy: Begs mercy to Yakumo when he has him at sword point.
  • Winged Humanoid: Hides insectile wings which he can use to form a Razor Wind strong enough to kill people and parry bullets.

Zhou Gui

A portly demon disguised as an old sorcerer, he's the Guardian of the Sacred Land and Benares' servant.

  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: Whimpers for mercy when defeated by Pai, only the first time though.
  • Arc Villain: To the second part of the manga out of four.
  • Bald of Evil: Hasn't much hair left.
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: Averted for his Demon form, though his genitalia are always shadowed by his legs and bulk.
  • Belly Mouth: In his demon form he has a large circular mouth ringed with fangs that act as a black hole to the Subspace.
  • The Dragon: To Benares himself, despite not being one of the Generals.
  • Evil Sorcerer: He performs magic with the help of paper talismans he can write on the moment.
  • Face Death with Dignity: While his first encounter with Pai ended with him begging for mercy, he's fully ready to a Duel to the Death with her the second time they fight.
  • Fat Bastard: Quite a portly sorcerer and a remorseless dick.
  • Kill It with Fire: He meets his end when Parvati drags him with her in a magma pool and is charred to death.
  • Paper Talisman: How he performs magic.
  • Pet the Dog: He does make the healing talisman for Jack, which proved important later on to save his girlfriend.

Spazug

One of the Nine-Headed Dragon Generals, known as the "Master of the Five Spirits", he's the first member of the group to appear.

  • An Arm and a Leg: His first clash against Yakumo ends with him losing an arm. When he reappears he's using a Tu Zhao-like creature as replacement and eventually regrows his arm.
  • Calling Your Attacks: His spells, though apparently they're not Majuu according to The Other Wiki.
  • Evil Old Folks: Granted, demons tend to be centuries old, but he at least looks like the oldest member of the Nine Generals.
  • Fat Bastard: Another demon who's quite fat and yet agile and dangerous.
  • Having a Blast: With two of his techniques, simply called "Bao Qi" (Exlposive Energy) and Spell Bomb (in Gratuitous English).
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Hahn uses a reflective spell to send his attack back into his face, killing him. Later, Yoko and Mugero recover his secret spell stash on the Moon and use it to send Ku Yong online to contrast Shiva's spell.
  • Kung-Fu Wizard: Technically a sorcerer of great skill, he has no qualms about fighting hand to hand if he has to.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He coerces a scared and confused Yoko into attacking Yakumo, and later blackmails Hahn into slipping an Anti-Magic drug to Yakumo to keep him from fighting Benares.
  • The Mole: During the London arc he takes the form of Ling Ling to get close to Connery.
  • Oh, Crap!: The most blatant one is when he sees that Hahn has hidden a reflective talisman under his shirt, which buonces Spazug's spell back to his face.
  • Razor Wind: Two of his spells, Feng Ya and Feng Lie (Wind Fang and Wind Slash).
  • Smug Snake: Compared to the other Generals he's nastier and smug, not trusting Benares' commands.

Agasshi

One of the Nine-Headed Dragon Generals, the "Shadow Master". An ambigous demon with power over illusion and marionettes.

  • Actually a Doombot: Remember the weakened Benares who couldn't heal himself without using outside sources of energy Yakumo and Pai saw? It was one of his puppets all along.
  • Double Weapon: While under disguise he fights with a long, double-bladed sword.
  • Master of Illusion: He can shapeshift and make living puppets of real people.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: Has six feminine arms.
  • Oh, Crap!: When Ku Yong starts to dissolve the magic in the Moon Castle, which breaks a hole in the barrier that sucks him in the vacuum of space.
  • Sissy Villain: Thanks to his rather odd looks (his arms, hair and eyes are feminine but his chin and body are masculine) he looks like a transvestite.
  • This Is Gonna Suck: After he and the other seven Generals beat up Yakumo, he sweats fearing Benares' retribution. He was right to be afraid.

Talisman

One of the Nine-Headed Dragon Generals, a humanoid demon who can transform his body to fight.

  • Belly Mouth: He can grow not one, but two beaked mouths from both his chest and back to fire beams of energy at his enemies.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: He can also transform his fingers so that most of his hand is replaced by a gigantic, hooked claw.
  • The Brute: From what we see of him he's strong and not terribly brilliant.
  • Monstrous Humanoid: Other than his eyes, he looks perfectly human. He does take a more monstruous form in combat.
  • Partial Transformation: Talisman never completely transforms in combat, usually creating mouths on his abdomen or shapeshifting his hands into sickle-like claws or whole fanged beaks.
  • Taking You with Me: He and D.D. try to defeat Yakumo at the cost of their lives.
  • Those Two Guys: With D.D.
  • Villainous Valor: With the last of his strength he and D.D. bites on Yakumo's shoulders to prevent him from summoning Ku Yong.
  • Villainous Widow's Peak: Has a glaring one with short, black hair.
  • Worthy Opponent: After a series of showdowns, he ultimately considers Hahn this, even offering him to work under his leadership.

D.D.

One of the Nine-Headed Dragon Generals, a masked humanoid who can melt his body into an inky liquid to fight.

  • An Arm and a Leg: Benares rips his left arm when he mistakenly kidnaps Ratri instead of Ushas, the original Sanzhiyan.
  • Blob Monster: His powers allows him to make his body into a liquid form to move around and fight.
  • Breath Weapon: During the final battle
  • Bridal Carry: Does this to Wu Gui after the battle on the Moon.
  • Life-or-Limb Decision: Tears part of his body in half to avoid being fully petrified.
  • Mask Power: Looks even more humanoid than Talisman, save for the bird-like mask on his face. He gets another, helm-like mask halfway-through and a bigger, skull-adorned one for the final battle.
  • Stripped to the Bone: What's left of him after he dies.
  • Taking You with Me: He and Talisman try to defeat Yakumo at the cost of their very lives.
  • Those Two Guys: With Talisman.
  • Villainous Breakdown: When he fights Yakumo for the third time he's much less composed than he was before.
  • Villainous Valor: With the last of his strength he and Talisman bite down on Yakumo's shoulder to prevent him from summoning Ku Yong.
  • Who Needs Their Whole Body?: By the time of his death, he's reduced to a head, barely enough torso to hold his shoulders attached to the head and a pair of wings sprouting from them. He's still fighting tooth and nail.

Wu Gui

One of the Nine-Headed Dragon Generals, the only girl in the group, she can create and manipulate masses of flesh with her weapon.

  • Beauty Is Never Tarnished: Averted when she fails Benares one more time and she's beaten do near death, her face swollen to the point that she's unrecognizable.
  • Big "NO!": When Benares is about to be sealed by the Genma Hoshin spell and when her companions Pike and Gofh get killed in the following chaos.
  • Cute Monster Girl
  • Heel–Face Turn: She's kinda...wishy washy about it.
  • Horned Humanoid: She has a single horn on her forehead.
  • The Gadfly: She was particularly interested by the Yoko/Hahn/Reverse Hahn Love Triangle
  • Meat Moss: She can grow it from the surrounding walls with her weapon, and then manipulate it in combat.
  • Odd Name Out: She's the only General with a Chinese name spelt in Hanzi.
  • Pet the Dog: After some intial reticence, she comforts Yakumo during his Darkest Hour.
  • The Tease: To Yakumo sometimes.
  • Token Mini-Moe: Well, she's actually Really 700 Years Old, but she's the smallest character in the entire series (Hong Niang doesn't count) and acts like a little brat most of the time.
  • Tsundere: Would you believe she asked Yakumo to give her a kiss as a reward for snapping him out of his Heroic B.S.O.D.? When all she ever did to him prior to this was either attack (to kill) or argue? Dude could start his own harem if he ever felt like it...
  • The Worf Effect: Played for laughs when Elora, supposedly weaker than her, sends her flying with a whirlwind. However, the context is clearly meant as a humorous gag.
  • You Have Failed Me: When she's tricked by Yakumo into thinking that her two companions could still be saved, Benares wounds her and revokes her title as one of his Generals, leaving her to be tortured by some demons.

Other Nine-Headed Dragon Generals

The other warriors of the group, only three of them are named: flame-user Ampral, oni-like Gofh and the dark-skinned Pike.

  • An Ice Person: The nameless, toad-like member can Spin to Deflect Stuff and freeze things at the same time.
  • Bodyguarding a Badass: While they are nine of the most powerful inhabitants of the world of Darkness, Benares is an eldritch dragon in human form and immortal to boot, not to mention far more powerful than all of them combined.
  • The Brute: Gofh looks a bit like a male, muscular counterpart of Wu Gui and no magic outside of his strength.
  • The Comically Serious: The nameless member pouts at Wu Gui when she complains that Ampler stole her kill, reminding her that she did that to him before.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: Happens to Gofh, Pike and the nameless member, their midsections blown away by Yakumo's Guang Ya (In the former's case) or by Benares' Breath Weapon (the latter two).
  • I'm Melting!: Ampral's ultimate fate at the hands of Koko.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: When Benares is about to throw a powerless Yakumo in the Subspace, Gofh gets angry at Parvati and wounds her. This causes Yakumo to be able to tap into his Infinite reserve of energy and turn the tables on Benares and the Nine Generals.
  • Playing with Fire: Ampral's powers. He refers to them as the "Eternal Flames", and can apparently bind demons.
  • True Companions: Shockingly so, but this seemingly applies to all the Nine-Headed Dragon Generals, aside from Spazug (who dies before the other eight are introduced). Despite being wildly different from one another, they all go along quite well, chatting in their spare time and showing both genuine concern and sorrow when they're wounded or killed in combat. Too bad that most of them blindly go along with Benares and Gui Yan Wang's genocidical plans...
  • Undying Loyalty: All of them are (including members with their own entry) are utterly loyal and devoted to Benares, even when he violently punishes them for their failures. Amplar even cries out for Benares' safety as he dissolves to death.
  • Villainous Valor: Pike dies while trying to calm down a berserk Benares.

Elora

A female wind demon in service of Gui Yan Wang, she's friends with Kelara and Wu Gui.

  • Blow You Away: She can summon squalls of wind.
  • Casting a Shadow: She can also summon and control a living shadow monster.
  • Demonic Possession: She does this to Natsuko to set a trap for Yakumo.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Eventually both she and Kelara ends up with the good guys.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Quite attractive, in spite of her many demonic features.
  • Rescue Romance: She seems to become attracted to Amara after he saved her life.
  • Villainous Valor: Her gratitude towards Amara is big enough to have her attack a gigantic Benares head on with him during the final battle.
  • Winged Humanoid: She looks like a traditiona demon, bat wings and tail included.

Kelara

A cute but weak female demon in service of Gui Yan Wang, she's friends with Elora.

  • Ambiguously Gay: Very vaguely, though she's seen looking adoringly at Elora and proposes to both Wu Gui and Elora to run away together and spend the time they have left on a tropical island somewhere. She also look jealous when Elora flirts with Amara.
  • Art Evolution: In her first appearence she had a tomboyish face. From her second appearence onward she has a more feminine look, with visible lips and bigger eyes.
  • Boobs of Steel: Inverted: among the bad girls she has the biggest pair of melons, but she's also the least prone to action and a weak demon overall.
  • Breath Weapon: Her breath is a perfume that put people to sleep.
  • Butt-Monkey: At first she looks like a threat... then in short order she's beated by Yakumo, captured by Wu Gui who makes her her slave and spends the rest of the series clinging to Wu Gui or Elora for protection.
  • Cute Monster Girl: She's probably not much taller than Wu Gui and is quite lovely despite being a demon, save for her demonic shoulders.
  • Heel–Face Turn: She follows suit with Elora.
  • Levitating Lotus Position: She spends most of her time in this pose, looking smaller than she is.
  • Lovable Coward: She's unashamedly cowardly and easy to bully, though comprehensible given her power level compared to most of her colleagues.
  • Minion with an F in Evil: To the point that when she first appears, Yoko comments that Gui Yan Wang is really scraping the bottom of the barrel.
  • Ms. Fanservice: A good-looking demoness with a young girl's body, a big pair of breasts and little clothing. The fanservice she provides though is limited, as she doesn't appear often.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Tries to invoke this twice first with Elora and later with Wu Gui, but she's ignored.
  • Shoulders of Doom: Her shoulders are two demonic heads which can breath a slumber-inducing gas and extend forward. She can also speak through said heads.

Hamu

A female demon serving Gui Yan Wang with the power of turning invisible.

Yaberu

A cyclops demon serving Gui Yan Wang, can use the blades on his cranium to attack.

  • An Axe to Grind: Those four axe-like appendages on his head can detach and attack the enemies on their own.
  • Back for the Dead: He's released from his sealed form by Hua She just in time for running face first into Yakumo's Tu Zhao.
  • The Brute: The biggest and most menacing of Shiva's servants.
  • Combat Tentacles: Has a series of them in lieu of proper humanoid arms.
  • Cyclops: Has one eye taking up most of his face.
  • Fangs Are Evil: Has two massive tusks coming out the sides of his mouth.
  • In the Back: By Reverse Hahn, which causes him to be sealed in his own shell for some time.
  • Our Monsters Are Weird: He's a rather weird-looking demon, resembling a humanoid squid with tusks and four blades emerging from his head. His segmented shoulders are his shell and he can retract his entire body into a single round egg should he need to.

Quan Lang

A vaguely wolf-like demon serving Gui Yan Wang.

  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: He's very conceited towards his human opponents.
  • Evil Laugh: "Kah Kah Kah Kah!" and he's quite prone to it.
  • Fangs Are Evil: Has a long, muzzle-like mouth filled to the brim with massive fangs, which grow even bigger and longer when he transforms.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: He's ultimately killed when Yakumo splits his entire upper torso and head in half with Guang Ya.
  • Lean and Mean: Other than his bulky torso, he's extremely thin.
  • Kick Them While They Re Down: Attacks a weakened Amara and tear off his arm after he was exhausted from fighting Benares.
  • Meaningful Name: "Dog Wolf", complementing his canine appearence.
  • One-Winged Angel: He can assume a more feral-looking quadruped form with giant shoulder spikes and larger fangs.
  • Savage Wolves: The shape of his eyeless head and his transformation calls a wolf to mind.
  • Spikes of Villainy: On his shoulders, they grow larger when he transforms.

     Other Villains 

Ms. Huang Shunli/Xun Gui

Yogekisha's benefactor for a while. Actually a devotee of Gui Yan Wang though she acts mostly independently of Benares and has her own agenda.

  • Becoming the Mask: She comes to genuinely care for the heroes, and outright attacks Benares after Yakumo says she's family to him.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: Prominent in the third part of the series.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Jumps in and slash Benares' arm off right when he's about to smash Yakumo's soul. It costs her her life.
  • Breath Weapon: Hers can turn people and monster alike to stone for as long as her lives.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She's a Yao Gui, a race of demons persecuted by other demons and suffered a lot for this.
  • Full-Frontal Assault: She performs the rituals for the Demon King in an outfit that exposes her lady parts.
  • Horned Humanoid: In her demonic form she sports a single horn on her forehead.
  • Immortality Seeker: She plans to make herself Pai's new Wu and usurp both Gui Yan Wang and Benares. The core of the plan consist in tricking Parvati into summoning Quan, a soul-devouring beast that will eat Yakumo's soul and thus allowing Pai to make Xun Gui her new Wu.
  • The Mole: Not a spoiler. The readers know this from the moment she appears.
  • No Ontological Inertia: She herself states that people turned into stone by her will return back to normal only when she dies.
  • Not So Stoic: While usually serious and secretly a villain, she's still succeptible to funny faces. A great example is when Pai cheerfully and non-maliciously calls her "auntie", causing her to keep her tranquil if goofy faces as she asks herself how dares a 300-years old spirit call her "auntie" while crumpling the car's hood with her hand.
  • Redemption Equals Death: Her actions to save Yakumo and Pai ends in her death.

Chuui

An abhorrent demon who can control whoever he bites and transform, who stalks Yakumo and Pain in Japan under orders of Xun Gui.

  • Back from the Dead: Twice, first by hiding part of himself inside Natsuko as a emergency vessel, and later on by unknown means. When Benares finally caves his skull in he's done for real.
  • Berserk Button: Takes it personal when Yakumo calls him a coward for using mind-controlled people to fight for him.
  • Body Horror: People under his control grow a tumorous eye on the place they were bitten, and that's not even getting into the nightmarish form he assumes when he manifest in Natsuko.
  • Demonic Possession: Can infect anyone he bites into becoming his thrall. He can control his slaves, talk through them and read their minds.
  • The Dragon: To Xun Gui.
  • Implacable Man: To Yakumo, who lacks any way to hurt him.
  • Morphic Resonance: When he takes human form he still misses one eye and has the same body structure and warty skin.
  • No Name Given: "Chuui" is how Ms. Huang introduces him while in human disguise, but we're never told if that's actually his name.
  • Normal Fish in a Tiny Pond: Looks threatening and unstoppable only because Yakumo lacks any power or Majuu. For people like Parvati, he's a minor nuisance.
  • Oh, Crap!: When Parvati and Takuhi show up to take him on. Also when he sees how much Yakumo has grown stronger.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: His monstrous nature, superhuman strength and desire to feed on the Sanzhiyan's blood with his small fangs liken him to a vampire of sort, he can even turn the people he bits into his thralls (with some Body Horror involved) and transform (though usually in something much more grotesque than your everyday wolf or bat).
  • Starter Villain: The first direct threat to the heroes.

The Marionette/Tree Spirit

A living marionette who wants to force Pai to turn her master and "father" immortal, she later comes back as a Tree Spirit bent on vengeance.

  • Ax-Crazy: When she returns to kill Pai, including shouting multiple times "Die! Die! Die!" all over.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: After returning from the dead, she uses Hahn's spiritual bead to merge with trees, turning into a gigantic tree monster with roots and fangs.
  • Back from the Dead: A small fragment of her survived and resurfaced in Shinjuku, possessing a girl to asks Hahn to help her get her vengeance on Yakumo.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: She has a collapsible blade hidden in her arm.
  • Kick the Dog: Kidnaps Pai Ayanokoji's friends, puts them inside a grotesque marionette she uses to attack her and burn them all alive.
  • Mummies at the Dinner Table: Being a marionette, she couldn't understand death, and she still believes that her creator is alive and can be make immortal.
  • Villainous Valor: She wants to turn her father/creator immortal, unaware of his demise.
  • You Will Be Assimilated: She tries to use the crystal sphere on Pai to merge with her body and burn her to death in a Taking You with Me scenario.
  • Youkai: Two in one, she's either a Tsukumogami (with her creator being named Tsugumo to boot) or a Kodama.

Elder Tai Sui

An ancient evil which was sealed away in a dimensional rift inside its own cocoon, it's released by Xun Gui to lure Pai out of hiding.

  • The Dreaded: Has quite a fearsome reputation, Xun Gui thought that breaking his seal was a big, hazarduous risk.
  • Eldritch Abomination: A being from a lost past, so powerful and dangerous that he had to be cocooned and sealed away, and is only seen as a colossal red orb covered in eyes.
  • Extra Eyes: He sprouts them all over his body when Yakumo gouges one out.
  • Pest Controller: Even without a host brandishing his sacred dagger, he can control freely hordes of locusts to do his bidding.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: When he first appears he's about to break the lid entirely, but he's pushed back. Later in the story Yakumo decides to seal him even deeper, unfortunately offpage.

Galga

The evil prince of the Hyoma clan and the father of Gupta's child. He wants to use the Sanzhiyan's powers to obtain immortality and eternal youth.

  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: He's cocky and sure of himself.
  • Asshole Victim: It's fair to assume that little to no tears were dropped when he was incinerated by Parvati and later enslaved by Benares.
  • Back from the Dead: He's reanimated after being killed once with a magical item incorporating part of his corpse.
  • Body Horror: As a Hyoma clan member, his battle form tend to be horrifying to look at.
  • Improbable Weapon User: Challenges Yakumo with the traditional weapon of his country, a pair of oversized Fakir's Horns he's no trouble wielding.
  • Incendiary Exponent: After merging with the demonic statue he can turn into a living, solid mass of fire.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He seals the powers of a weakened Benares and forces him into servitude. When he dies, Benares repays him with the same money.
  • One-Winged Angel: The first time he merges with the Demonic Statue, which becomes animated with his torso emerging from the head. During the final duel against Yakumo he takes an even more grotesque form which has three dragon heads, multiple arms and wings and a scorpion's tail.
  • Playing with Fire: Wields the Agni Maya, the powers of the Fire God.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Ok, something wicked, evil and selfish, but nonetheless something.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: He's ultimately sealed in the Sacred Land by Yakumo's Genma Hoshin.
  • Warrior Prince: Of the Hyoma clan.
  • Winged Humanoid: Frequently sports bat wings when he needs to fly.

     Flashback Characters 

Parvati III

Pai's mother, seen inside Parvati's mental world.

  • Chickification: In-Universe, Shiva's Claws give her a child-like, naive personality which makes Shiva sad. Gui Yan Wang mention that it's necessary in order to make sure she doesn't try anything during the ritual.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Well beloved and adored by the demons usually persecuted by the Sanzhiyan.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Calls Shiva out on his loyalty to Gui Yan Wang.

El Madurai

The Wu of Parvati III and Bem's daughter.

  • Action Girl: As a female Wu, this is expected.
  • Blood Knight: She enjoys battle, and looks adorably disappointed when Parvati III orders her to leave Shiva alone.
  • Cool Sword: The sword of Madurai, which belonged to her father.
  • Gutted Like a Fish: During the battle against Ganesha the latter ends up carving her intestines from her abdomen, but thankfully she regenerates in time.
  • Precocious Crush: Had one on Benares when she was a child.
  • Spared By Adaptation: In-Universe, she survives the rebellion against Gui Yan Wang in the memory world, while it's highly implied she died in the real world.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: If the Flashback inside Pai's memory is to be believed, her thrown dagger disrupted the Humanization ritual and turned Shiva into the next Gui Yan Wang.

Ganesha

An elephant-man and Wu of the former Gui Yan Wang.

  • Bad Boss: Kills some tired slaves for doing a bad work.
  • The Brute: He's quite brutal and direct in combat, enforcing his masters' orders and executing prisoners when he wants to have some fun.
  • Fat Bastard: He's also quite agile in spite of his fat ass.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Goes from playfully teasing and mocking Yakumo and Hahn to threaten to kill them estract information from their corpses with a necromantic ritual.
  • Formerly Fit: In a flashback seen later in the series, he had a more fit body.
  • Off with His Head!: Beheaded and killed by a crazed Shiva.
  • Oh, Crap!: When Madurai interrupts the ritual, causing it to absorb Gui Yan Wang's soul and powers and channel them towards Shiva.
  • Rings of Death: He seems to be fond of a chakram when not using Majuu.

Former Gui Yan Wang

The First Gui Yan Wang, emperor of the Sanzhiyan and Shiva's own father.

  • A God Am I: He's considered a God by the Sanzhiyan, and he may as well be.
  • Fantastic Racism: Enslaves lesser demons and refers to humans as "monkeys". Though he states that he doesn't really enjoy killing them.
  • Gonk: Contrasting all the other Sanzhiyan, he's a repulsive, four-armed midget resembling a caricature of the god Vishnu. When he reappears in the series, he looks slightly better, but barely so.
  • Graceful Loser: When the ritual is disrupted and Shiva has just absorbed his energy he goes from lamenting his situation to give his blessing to Shiva, bestowing him the title of new Gui Yan Wang.
  • Large and in Charge: Inverted, he's small compared to his subjects.
  • No Name Given: Only his title, Gui Yan Wang.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: With his concubine Ushas.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Shares the same goal as Gui Yan Wang mentioned above. Too bad he's willing to murder anyone who doesn't follow his ideals.

Skaniya

A tomboyish Hyoma woman and one of Gui Yan Wang's enforcers along with Ganesha.

  • Bifauxnen: Because of her haircut, visage and clothing it's not clear she's a woman until we see her naked.
  • The Dragon: To Gui Yan Wang. She's not as strong as Ganesha, but is smarter and more competent.
  • Femme Fatalons: She turns her fingers into large claws.
  • Winged Humanoid: She sports leathery wings to fly around, usually paired with a scorpion tail.
  • You Will Be Assimilated: Tries to use her powers on the new Gui Yan Wang Shiva, but is interrupted by the former Gui Yan Wang, who robs her of her Hyoma powers.

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