Characters / Xolga And Mr Toko

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     Xolga and Mr. Toko Themselves 

Xolga Utsugi

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(thinking) If I hear the word "manly" one more time, I'm going to flip this whole kingdom upside down.

One of the main protagonists, Xolga is a private investigator who was assigned a partner named Mr. Toko. While on an assignment to retrieve a locket, Xolga touches it and gets turned into a teddy bear. Throughout the first series, Xolga travels to different worlds with Mr. Toko to try to find the locket, and get back to normal. But he soon finds out that both their bodies were eaten by the locket, so they are stuck in their substitute bodies forever.
  • Bears are Bad News: Being turned into a bear is the first sign that he'll be stuck on an adventure.
  • Bishōnen: In his human body, at least.
  • Blue Oni: To Toko's Red.
  • Celibate Hero: Unlike Mr. Toko, who at least expresses interest in what he wants in a woman, he doesn't seem to have much—if any—of a love life.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Oh yes.
  • Determinator: He never gives up chasing after his body, even when the locket tells him flat out he ate it.
  • Grumpy Bear: Ha.
  • Hilariously Abusive Childhood: The beginning is described in the quote, and due to his name he was teased in school.
    (Talking about how his mother named him) I was supposed to be named "Ryota", but she drank a little too much when it was time to fill out my baby information.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite being a Jerk Ass, he'll go out of his way to help people if he feels that they need it, such as finding Terry his body and going after Mr Toko when he goes to the past to prevent what started the series.

Mr. Toko / Johnny / Tom Kro

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Hired to be Xolga's sidekick, Mr Toko is the second protagonist. Joining the Agency right before the event with the locket, Mr. Toko is very cheerful and makes light of the situation with the stuffed animal forms. He somehow gained the ability to travel to different worlds and times, which is how the two show up in different places. Interestingly enough, while the first series focuses on Xolga, the second series focuses on Mr. Toko, and his tragic past which is only hinted at in the first.

     Xolga's Friends and Relatives 

Aro Utsugi

Xolga's father. He walked out on the family to "follow his dreams", which led to Xolga running away from home and Ryoko becoming further depressed to the point of attempting suicide.

Kai

One of Xolga's cousins. Kai appears through the story, using showing how much time has passed and what era they ended up in.
  • Continuity Nod: A brief one towards Memory Days, when Xolga visits him at the fountain:
    Xolga: Don't you at least have a girlfriend?
    Kai: ...It's complicated.
  • Demoted to Extra: Is a major character as a romance option in his origin games (the Anime Sim Dates and Memory Days), but has only a supporting role here. However, it's not as bad as other examples, since his perspective of the story is shown in episode three.
  • Nice Guy: In contrast to Xolga's Jerk with a Heart of Gold.
  • Perspective Flip: We get to see his POV in the third episode of the first season.
  • Secret Keeper: Discovers Xolga's curse in episode 1-8.

Linda

Xolga's blonde co-worker. She was originally assigned to find the locket inside, but due to an episode she wanted to watch on during that time, she got Xolga and Mr. Toko to do it instead.

  • Small Role, Big Impact: Although she rarely appears, the after-effects of what she does (namely, making Xolga and Mr. Toko find the locket for her) is what kick-starts the entire series. If she had done her job herself, things would've gone drastically differently.

Ryoko Satome-Utsugi

Xolga's mother. An alcoholic, she's described as mean by Xolga.

Walter

Xolga's boss during his time as a detective. He's peppy, and is the reason Xolga and Mr Toko ever meet.

  • Small Role, Big Impact: While he only shows up in the first and last episodes (not counting his appearance in the Lotus-Eater Machine that Xolga gets trapped inside in the finale), he's the one who introduced Xolga and Mr. Toko to each other in the first place, helping set off the events of the plot.

     Characters from Mr. Toko's Past 
During series 1, episode six, and the second half of series 2, we get to meet some characters from Mr. Toko's past. Keep in mind that, due to how they appear, most tropes will be hidden by spoilers.

Blake / Austin Lockwood

One of the members of the mysterious organization that Toko used to belong to. He was close friends with Mr Toko, just before he wanted to leave the group. During Episode 6 of the first series, he helps him escape. He's very cheery and laid-back, but he has his own tragic past.

  • Big Brother Instinct: To Mr. Toko, who reminds him of his brother.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: He stated that he had a little brother that he lost due to weakness, which might've been why he joined the organization.
  • Famous Last Words: "Thanks."
  • Pretty Little Headshots: He's killed this way by Issac.
  • Posthumous Character: All of episode 6 is an interactive flashback of Mr Toko leaving the organization; Blake's been dead since the very beginning, but you aren't told that he is until the end.
  • Purple Eyes: He's very mysterious, and he saves Toko's life off screen by shooting all the turrets above him.

Issac

The leader of an organization from Mr. Toko's past. He gives the nicknames to all of his members, as well as apparently saving their lives before he does.
  • Boom, Headshot: Given to Blake.
  • Icy Blue Eyes: Which are hidden by his hair, and only are seen one at a time in close-ups. Played with because they always seem to be filled with guilt while also seeming cold.
  • Foregone Conclusion: He justifies killing Blake by saying that he was doomed from the start. As well, his organization has a rule; if you leave, you're killed, so you have to serve until you die.
  • For Your Own Good: What he tells Johnny before he steals his memories.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: Gave Tom a second chance at life by healing him, and then a third for the price of his memories.
  • Man in White: An identifiable trait; no one else from the organization that we've seen wears an all-white suit.
  • Puzzle Boss: According to Blake, when he switches the locks this usually happens.
  • Super Power Lottery: Healing Hands and the ability to block memories.

Sam

Appearing in series 2, Sam is the figure that's often seen in Mr Toko's dreams and the poem at the beginning of every chapter. It turns out he was friends with Toko, and is the key to his past. But it gets worse.
  • Posthumous Character: He's actually "dead" when you meet up with him in the ending of series 2, episode 7. What Tom speaks to is a sort of "ghost".

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