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D-Boy/Blade/Slade/Takaya Aiba/Nick Carter/Ness Carter/Tekkaman Blade/Teknoman Slade
The titular main character of the show. Takaya is the 2nd son of the Aiba family and was to become a Tekkaman, until his father saved him and had him launched to Earth, in turn becoming Tekkaman Blade, a being hell bent on Radam's destruction. He joined the Space Knights to defeat the Radam (getting the nickname D-Boy), succeeds, but there's a lot of sacrifices that he had to made. Eventually, however, he becomes more stable and assists his girlfriend Aki in training new generation of good Tekkamen.
Agitated Item Stomping to the Radam parasite that had been attached to Shinya / Evil. Aloof Ally Amnesia Danger: Later in the series, as his memory begins degrading, he gets into more trouble. Amnesiac Lover: Later in the series, after he gains the Blastor transformation. Asleep for Days: After getting hit by Evil's Psy-Voltekka. Bad Ass: The fact that he doesn't break after everything that happened to him says something. Bad Dreams Being Good Sucks: If he continues fighting for Earth, he's going to have to kill most of the other members of his family. Belated Backstory: Because he simply Cannot Spit It Out. Break the Cutie : His current self is a pretty nice guy, despite his Jerk Ass tendency, but seriously, look at the flashback of his past life and see how much he changed. Byronic Hero Chick Magnet : Lets see, Aki, Milly and Miyuki are close to him, and the sequel adds Yumi. Not to mention Levin. Classical Antihero Determinator: Always gets up to fight again, even if it means escaping the hospital wrapped in bandages. Dramatic Space Drifting : Hoo boy, his life really does suck. Deus Angst Machina Determined Expression Don't You Dare Pity Me! Emotionally Tongue Tied: Quite often, though he gets better. Establishing Character Moment: Begins the show attacking the Radam, and barely slows down afterward. Faking Amnesia: Initially. Late in the series, he starts losing his memory for real. Everyone Can See It: How Aki / Star feels about him. Famed in Story: Becomes this in the sequel. Faking Amnesia: In the beginning not so much later, though Fate Worse than Death: At the end of the series, he lost all his memory, can't move or even talk, and he could still go berserk. Thankfully It Got Better in the sequel. Fights Like a Normal Good Is Not Nice: Particularly in the beginning. Subverted later on. He has always been an outgoing Nice Guy, as implied during the start of the series. Happy Flashback Heartbroken Badass Heroic BSOD: Several times. Heroic Fatigue Hero with Bad Publicity Hidden Heart of Gold Hope Bringer How Much More Can He Take Hunter of His Own Kind Identity Amnesia Instant Sedation: Falls victim to this once. In the End, You Are on Your Own Invisible Subtle Difference: Between him and Shinya / Evil. It's All My Fault: Often, part of his Guilt Complex. I Will Fight Some More Forever: Whenever he gets beat down, you can bet he's coming right back for more. I Work Alone Jerkass Fašade Jerk with a Heart of Gold Kill the Ones You Love: Winds up killing two brothers and a few close friends who became evil Tekkamen. Legendary in the Sequel Libation for the Dead: Gives one for O'Toole. Light is Good Lightning Bruiser: Even before he got his Super Mode. Living Legend: Again, in the sequel. The Magnificent: Called the White Tekkaman in the sequel. Men Don't Cry: Mostly. Messianic Archetype: Let's see, Humanity's savior? check. Endured a sizable sacrifice? check. Fate he does not deserve? TRIPLE CHECK! He IS this trope. Naked First Impression Not Wearing Tights Nuclear Family: Well, he had one... Oblivious to Love: He's is oblivious to the fact that Aki loves him and the whole team cared for him. It takes Noal's lecturing for him to realize it. Parental Abandonment Pro-Human Transhuman Pull the I.V.: In his first untransformed appearance, he does just this. Roaring Rampage of Revenge Shoulder Cannon: VOLTEKKA!!! Screaming Warrior: So much that his voice actor broke the microphone TWICE. The first time was when Blaster Mode debuted; the second one was the Blaster Voltekka at series' end. Miyuki Aiba/Tekkaman Rapier/Shara Carter
Aki Kisaragi/Star Summers Noal Vereuse/Ringo Richards Miletta 'Milly' Le Rouge/Tina Corman Heinrich von Freeman/Commander Jameson Honda/Mac Macelroy Levin/Maggie Pegas
Balzac Asimov / Balzac St. Jacques General Colbert/Galt
Kouzu Aiba/Ulysses Carter
Patriarch of the Aiba family, he rescues his second-eldest son from the Radam, launching him in an escape pod to earth, before dying from the after-effects of a failed transformation.
Shinya Aiba/Cain Carter/Tekkaman Evil/Teknoman Saber Always Second Best: Or so he thinks; he and Takaya seemed about equal, from the scenes shown in flashbacks. Bishounen Blood Knight Cry for the Devil Dark Is Evil Died in Your Arms Tonight: With Blade / Takaya Drunk on the Dark Side Driven by Envy Evil Twin: He's Takaya twin brother. Green-Eyed Monster: He expresses jelaousy over Blade's relationship with Aki, and in their younger days he is shown to have been unhappy with the attention his more outgoing, popular brother received, as seen in the school race scene. Kingpin in His Gym Knight of Cerebus: While the plot is already dark, essentially his appearance is where the show gets real. Leave Him to Me: About Blade, because he is The Only One Allowed to Defeat You. Menacing Stroll Name of Cain Names to Run Away From Really Fast: Self explanatory. Not Afraid to Die Not Brainwashed: In the dub, his Dying Speech when the Venomoid Mind Control Parasite is revealed:
"I wish I could blame it all on that little thing, but the truth is, I made myself what I became. Frankly, I
enjoyed being the Teknoman called Saber." Obviously Evil: He's Tekkaman Evil Red and Black and Evil All Over Rival Turned Evil: Since he was a young boy, Shinya was very competitive because he felt like the unfavorite child. Sibling Rivalry: Like you wouldn't believe. The Dragon : Every Radam Tekkaman counts, but he's the worst of this part. Tragic Monster Twin Switch: Shinya impersonates his brother in order to infiltrate the Space Knights HQ. It works. Red Eyes, Take Warning: A staple of all Radam controlled Tekkamen. The Unfavorite: He sees himself as this because his mistake lead to his mother's death. Weapon Stomp: When fighting Miyuki. "Well Done, Son" Guy You Should Have Died Instead: Thinks his father believes this. Fritz von Braun/Tekkaman Dagger Goddard/Tekkaman Axe Molotov/Tekkaman Lance Feng Li/Tekkaman Sword Kengo Aiba/Conrad Carter/Tekkaman Omega/Darkon
Tekkaman Blade 2
Yumi Francois/Tekkaman Hiver David Krugel/Tekkaman Sommer Natasha Pablociva/Tekkaman Vesna Tekkaman Aki Dead End/Tekkaman Dead