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Characters: 20th Century Boys

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    Kenji and his former classmates 

Kenji Endou

Otcho (Chouji Ochiai)

Yukiji Setoguchi

Yoshitsune (Minamoto)

Maruo

  • Big Eater
  • The Big Guy
  • Flashback Echo: He seems to develop post-traumatic stress disorder after the Bloody New Year's Eve.
  • Taking You with Me: Comes very, very close to doing this with Friend and a bomb. But remembering Kenji's words about not hurting innocents convinces him not go through at the very last minute.

Mon-chan (Masaki Shimon)

Yamane

Keroyon

  • Animal Motifs: With the frog, both in looks and name ("kero" is the Japanese onomatopoeia for a frog's croak)
  • Badass Normal: Lacks the kind of training that Otcho has, but still rushes into a burning factory to save lives regardless of his burns.
  • Gonk: Sort of. Keroyon isn't hideous, but he has a very froglike visage.
  • Refusal of the Call: Ignores Kenji's request to stop Friend, and terribly regrets it.

Fukubei

Donkey (Saburou Kido)

Sadakiyo (Kiyoshi Sada)

Yanbo and Manbo

Katsumata

    Other good guys 

Kanna Endou

'God/Kami-sama' (Kamigama Kyutaro)

Shouhei Chouno

Chou-san

Kiriko

Kyoko Koizumi

Father Nitani

Father Luciano

The Pope

  • Too Good for This Sinful Earth: To the point that after the second major Time Skip near the end, he's the only one close to having enough clout to match Friend's.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Realizes sometime after after Friend's "ressurrection", that the man was a fake who was planning something terrible. This is what led to his near poisoning so he could be replaced with a Friend-allied clergy.

Shikishima

  • For Science!: One of the primary reasons for making his giant robot: he thought the fake one was such a piece of crap that he felt obligated to make a real one.
    • It was probably all he had left, given he eventually realized (off-screen) that his daughter wasn't being held hostage, but had actively joined the Friends.

Haru Namio

  • Chekhov's Gunman: Appears early on as a successful enka singer who works with Friend, Later revealed that he's protecting Maruo and helping the La Résistance covertly.
  • Stepford Smiler: Subverted when he turns out to be one of the good guys. Then you realize it's probably necessary to get close to Friend.
  • The Atoner: Left Kenji's band to join another and felt obligated to help him when the time comes.
  • Reverse Mole

    (Other) Members and Allies of Friend's Cult 

Friendnote 

Police Officer Assassin

Prisoner #13 (Masao Tamura)

Manjoume

Takusugi

Moroboshi's killer

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