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!!Mahiro Fuwa

->'''Voiced by''': Creator/ToshiyukiToyonaga (teenager), Creator/YukoSanpei (child)

A boy whose family was killed one year before the series' start, including his father, mother and step-sister Aika. In exchange for help to find the culprit behind the murder, Mahiro agrees with Hakaze's plan to stop the resurrection of the Tree of Exodus with Yoshino's help.
* AxCrazy: At his worst. He is willing to let the world burn to find his sister's killer.
* {{Bishounen}}: His [[FaceOfAThug usual]] [[SlasherSmile expressions]] tends to detract from it, but he's quite obviously designed to be one.
* [[spoiler: BrotherSisterIncest: Was in love with Aika, although he didn't realize it. To be fair, they weren't [[NotBloodSiblings actually related]].]]
* ChildhoodFriends: With Yoshino
* CrazyJealousGuy: Towards Aika
%% * DeadpanSnarker
* DecoyProtagonist: While Mahiro remains an important character through out the series, its Yoshino who takes center stage as TheProtagonist. [[{{Irony}} Which is funny since you realize that he's based of Hamlet and Yoshino's based on Horatio.]]
%% * {{Determinator}}
%%* {{Expy}}: Of [[{{Hamlet}} both Hamlet and Laertes]].
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Again, with Yoshino.
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: To the point its [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]]. Mahiro makes it very clear as he holds Samon at gunpoint that he doesn't care about what happens to the world, he just want to get his revenge on Aika's killer. [[spoiler: He even readily abandons Hakaze when it seems she's no longer of use to him.]]
* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler: Learning Aika was Yoshino´s girlfriend hit him quite hard mentally.]]
* JerkAss: Has no problem with [[spoiler: abandoning Hakaze and joining Samon]] when it seems that she can't help find Aika's killer.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He´s very worried about Yoshino and even after claiming that he doesn't really care about him helping or not, he goes out of his way to "protect" (he wasn't really in danger) Yoshino from the army.
* KnightTemplarBigBrother: Was overly protective and possessive of Aika, even prohibiting her from dating.
* LikesOlderWomen: Self admitted. In a flashback, he introduces Yoshino to rich college girls and they have a double date.
* NominalHero: Even his best friend, [[LackOfEmpathy who isn't exactly a role model himself]], thinks he's a terrible human being. He does PetTheDog occasionally, but his actions are far more suitable to a villain than the hero of the story.
* PetTheDog: Saved a young girl off screen, because she reminded him of Aika.
* SlasherSmile: Tends to show up when referencing his [[TheUnfettered unfettered]] status.
* SmarterThanYouLook: Prefers to use force over cunning, but is more intelligent than he seems.
* TheUnfettered: He will find Aika's killer, no matter the cost.
* WouldHitAGirl: Had no problem face stomping Evangeline when they first met.

!!Yoshino Takigawa

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KoukiUchiyama (teenager), Creator/HoukoKuwashima (child)

Mahiro's best friend, who joins him on his quest.
* AWolfInSheepsClothing: Far more cunning, dangerous and ruthless than he seems. Aika claimed this to be the reason she didn't like him.
* AmateurSleuth: In the filler fourth episode, he's able to figure out who, how, and why Mahiro was run over. This happens in ''grade school.''
* AmbiguouslyEvil: From the Kusaribe clan's point of view, [[spoiler: when they suspect him to be the Magician of Exodus.]]
* BewareTheNiceOnes: He´s probably the nicest guy in the series, but nearly (he teleports away in the last second with a talisman) piledrives Evangeline into the ground from a school´s roof early on to show that he has absolutely no qualms about killing people if he´s in danger.
* {{Bishounen}}: Even more so than Mahiro, given his hair clips and earrings.
* ChessMaster: Manages to get Mahiro and Hakaze back on the same side with intense debating.
%% * ChessMasterSidekick
* ChickMagnet: [[spoiler:Dated Aika behind Mahiro's back and later Hakaze falls for him]]. In a flashback from Valentine´s Day, his entire schoolbag was filled to the brim with chocolates from girls at his school.
* ChildhoodFriends: With Mahiro.
* DeathGlare / DullEyesOfUnhappiness / WideEyesAndShrunkenIrises [[http://i.imgur.com/iX1ShjS.jpg Sweet mother of all that is holy...]]
* DespairEventHorizon: [[spoiler: As it turns out, he crossed it even before the series began with Aika´s death and apparently went into an [[AngstComa Acute Stress Reaction]] (commonly known as Shock) after he found out.]]
%% * DeadpanSnarker
%% * {{Expy}}: Of both [[RomeoAndJuliet Romeo]] and [[{{Hamlet}} Horatio]].
* GuileHero: Prefers wits to violence. [[spoiler: How he restores Hakaze's fighting spirit after she learns that she is already dead being a crowning example.]]
* HairDecorations: Yoshino has his hair pinned up on the side with four hair clips, clipped on as a pair of X's. Flashbacks imply it was Aika who thought up this hairstyle for him.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Again, with Mahiro.
* LackOfEmpathy: [[spoiler:Aika's death]] seems to have left him with a nice case of one, although it's unclear if he had always been that way. Anyhow, don't expect him to give a crap about you if you're not one of his close friends.
* {{Mangst}}: He grieves for Aika mainly through reminiscing with old pictures and text messages from her on his phone. He does a very good job of hiding what he's looking at from everyone around him.
* ManipulativeBastard: Only when he´s battling wits with Samon.
* [[spoiler:MaybeEverAfter: The anime ends with he and Hakaze seemingly taking a step towards each other.]]
* NervesOfSteel: Even when face to face with Samon, a powerful magician, he doesn't loose his cool.
* ObliviousToLove: [[spoiler: Completely oblivious to Hakaze´s feelings for him until she has to spell it out for him]].
** [[spoiler: Justfied in that he still loves Aika even though she's dead. He's likely not focusing on what Hakaze says or does because he hasn't moved on from Aika's death.]]
* TheProtagonist: It's he who takes it upon himself to ensure that the ending is not a tragedy in order to honor Aika's memory.
* SecretRelationship: [[spoiler: With Aika.]]
* StepfordSmiler: Not as obvious as most examples, but under that easy going facade is a boy crying the loss of his girlfriend.
* TheStoic
** NotSoStoic: After [[spoiler: Hakaze confronts him about Aika's death.]] It's... scary.

!!Hakaze Kusaribe

->'''Voiced by''': Creator/MiyukiSawashiro

The leader of the Kusaribe Clan who was betrayed by her aide Samon and left on a deserted island in a barrel. Manages to contact Mahiro with the aid of her magic. Current Magician of Genesis.
* TheAce: There's a reason Samon had to strand her on a completely hidden deserted island where no significant magic could be used.
* BarrierMaiden: [[spoiler:If the other Kusaribe family members are correct, then fully awakening the Tree of Beginnings will destroy the world.]]
* BarrierWarrior: Like all Kusaribe mages, she can create force fields, but she can shape and move them to a greater extent than others.
* BornLucky: No matter what's thrown at her, the Tree of Genesis will protect her and [[RealityWarper work things]] to her favor. [[spoiler: This is most blatant when a missile lands on the island when she was struggling to find the offering to travel through time.]]
* [[spoiler: BroughtDownToNormal: Loses her magic along with the rest of the Kusaribe clan after the destruction of the Tree of Genesis.]]
* TheChosenOne: Of Tree of Genesis.
* CombatTentacles: She can shape barriers into them.
* [[spoiler: DeadAllAlong: She recovered.]]
* [[spoiler: DespairEventHorizon: Came dangerously close to crossing it, when she realized that she was already dead.]]
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Theatre/TheTempest Prospero]]. She's a magician who was betrayed and stranded on an island by a relative.
* FieryRedHead
* FriendToAllChildren: In the anime at least.
* MsFanservice: Spends half the show in rags from being trapped on an island.
* PersonOfMassDestruction: Casually destroyed 2/3rds of a mountain in a flashback. Her offering to make it work? ''A tooth filling''.
* PhysicalGod: Being the Princess of Genesis, she´s the most powerful mage in the world. If she thinks of something, it has a very high chance of happening, to the point where the world will bend logic to make it happen.
* {{Pride}}: Being the Magician of Genesis, she is used to having things go her way and rarely even considers that she might be wrong.
* SmittenTeenageGirl: She is self-admittedly completely and totally in love [[spoiler: with Yoshino.]]
* SmugSuper: Nicer than most examples, but doesn't hesitate to remind people that she is the worlds most powerful magician and can be quite arrogant because of it.
* {{Tsundere}}: Extremely Dere towards [[spoiler: Yoshino]], Tsun to everyone else.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Wants to resurrect the Tree of Genesis, to fix the worlds problems. [[spoiler: After seeing what the Tree could do half awakened, she starts to have doubts.]]
* [[WorldsStrongestMan World's Strongest Woman]]: Being the Magician of Genesis, she is for all intents and purposes invincible.

!!Aika Fuwa

->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KanaHanazawa

Mahiro's younger sister who was killed before the start of the series. We learn more about her during [[{{Flashback}} flashbacks]].
* ActorAllusion: Aika turns out to have extremely sharp deductive skills and is able to come to a number of accurate conclusions based on a handful of evidence she overhears. She even muses if she should call herself a detective. At the [[Fall2012Anime same time this show was airing]], Creator/KanaHanazawa was voicing a detective in [[Anime/PsychoPass another anime.]]
* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: [[spoiler:The knowledge about the world she gained from being the Mage of Exodus made others wary of her, and only Mahiro and Yoshino treated her like a normal girl.]]
* BerserkButton: [[spoiler:She's calm almost all the time but make Yoshino cry and she will snap.]]
* {{BFS}}: [[spoiler:She creates a 6-meter long FlamingSword from a toothpick to use against Hakaze]]
* {{Bookworm}}: Very fond of reading and quoting Shakespeare.
%%* [[spoiler:BadassBookworm]]
* TheChosenOne: [[spoiler:Turns out she was the former Mage of Exodus.]]
* ClingyJealousGirl: Considers the concept of "human shaved ice" when Yoshino says he might've become friends with a girl from Aika's class who wanted to meet him.
* DualWielding: [[spoiler:Summons two blades for her fight with Hakaze.]]
%% * {{Expy}}: Of both [[Theatre/TheTempest Sycorax]] and [[{{Hamlet}} Ophelia]].
* FaceDeathWithDignity: [[spoiler:After learning the facts from Hakaze, willingly kills herself.]]
* HimeCut: Mahiro remarks on her delicate appearance at least once.
* {{Irony}}: [[spoiler: As the Mage of Exodus she is far more logical when it comes to what must be done than even Hakaze.]]
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: [[spoiler: Her reason for killing herself. So that both Yoshino and Mahiro will have a future.]]
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She's got a SugarAndIcePersonality sure but she genuinely loved and cared for Yoshino and Mahiro.[[spoiler:Her death was even for their sake.]]
* {{Kuudere}}: She appeared rather cold and harsh towards Yoshino but was secretly dating him.
* TheLostLenore: To Yoshino [[spoiler: and Mahiro (the latter on a subconscious level)]].
* [[spoiler:PhysicalGod: Even more powerful than Hakaze since she doesn't have to make offerings to the Tree of Genesis.]]
* PosthumousCharacter: Important to the plot, but died a year prior to the start of it.
* PurpleEyes
* [[spoiler:RebuiltPedestal: While YMMW on whether she even had to do this, the reveal of how she died fixes any issue Mahiro and Yoshino would of had and allows them both to move on.]]
* TheReveal: [[spoiler: She introduces herself to Hakaze as the true Mage of Exodus]].
* ShamelessFanserviceGirl: Played with. She's not above teasing to show her panties to Yoshino, or taking off her clothes as a special bonus for Mahiro and Yoshino [[spoiler:in the video message she left for them after her death.]]
* SugarAndIcePersonality
* [[spoiler:ThanatosGambit: After hearing about what will eventually happen from Hakaze she kills herself to ensure the StableTimeLoop happens.]]
* {{Troll}}

!!Samon Kusaribe

->'''Voiced by''': Creator/RikiyaKoyama

Hakaze's former aide who usurped her position as leader of the Kusaribe clan with the intention of awakening the Tree of Exodus to prevent the advent of the Tree of Genesis.
* AntiVillain: While he's initially made out to be an antagonist, he was only doing what he and the other clan members felt was right.
* {{Biseinen}}: Especially after his HeelFaceTurn where his expressions are softer, and with his hair up.
* CharacterTics: [[SwordPlant Slamming his sword into the ground]].
* TheComicallySerious
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn: After the Tree of Genesis wreaks havoc, he starts working with his former enemies. An interesting case, while he did pull the turn, the protagonists agree and later decided to join him in defeating the Tree of Genesis.]]
* ManInWhite: Always wears a white suit prior to the [[spoiler:awakening of the Tree of Genesis.]]
* ManipulativeBastard: Samon later lampshades this when he says that he can't help but feel like the bad guy in their story. [[ImagineSpot Then there's a panel depicting him as a SuperDeformed demon with his followers as his little minions.]]
* NecessarilyEvil: Lets thousands to be infected with the Black Iron syndrome in order to save billions.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Despite his [[WellIntentionedExtremist methods]], he treats his underlings well, wants to avoid unnecessary death and even orders that Mahiro and Yoshino are to be captured alive.
* RapunzelHair: Possibly has the longest hair in the series.
* TheStoic: Always calm and dignified. [[spoiler: [[NotSoStoic Until he runs into Yoshino.]]]]
* SmugSnake
* ThinkingTic: That pink swirly background whenever he´s deep in thought.
* TraumaCongaLine: Episodes 9 to 12 shatter his eternal confidence completely.
* VillainousBreakdown: Gets repeatedly outwitted by Yoshino to the point where he looks like he´ll die of stress by the end of their talk.
* VillainHasAPoint: [[spoiler: After seeing what the Tree of Genesis would do when just partially awakened, it's hard to say, he wasn't completely wrong.]]
* WellIntentionedExtremist

!!Evangeline Yamamoto

->'''Voiced by''': Creator/NanaMizuki

A mercenary who is investigating Mahiro and his connection to Hakaze.
* ActionGirl: She does quite well in a few fights, but sadly tends to be on the losing end a lot.
* BadassNormal: Evangeline may not be a magician, or have that much experience with magic, but her vastly superior battle experience means that with the help of just a few talismans, she can still fight on par with fully trained magicians.
* BoobsOfSteel: She's a good fighter and naturally has the biggest breasts of the cast. Justfied in that shes the oldest female character in the show.
* ChristmasCake: Even announced it upon meeting Yoshino that's she's 28 and single. Unlike most examples, she seems a bit proud of the fact.
* InSeriesNickname: Tells people to call her Fraulein Yamamoto.
* MsFanservice
* MultiEthnicName
* SecretKeeper: The first person to figure out that [[spoiler: Yoshino was dating Aika.]]
* ShipTease: Her and Natsumura are, strangely enough, always together in their scenes, though she ends up marrying Samon in the distant future.

!!Natsumura Kusaribe

->'''Voiced by''': Creator/JunichiSuwabe

Samon's right hand and one of the best fighters of the Kusaribe Clan.
%%* BadAssLongCoat
* BarrierWarrior: He puts a force field around his trident to enhance its power.
* BladeOnAStick: Natsumura's WeaponOfChoice.
* BoringButPractical: Since the Kusaribe Clan doesn't have offense magic, he has to use the basic defensive magic and FlashStep to fight. Taken even further when he defeats the military army armed with tanks, by simply sacrificing them to the Tree.
* TheComicallySerious
* TheDragon: To Samon.
* NiceHat: Part of his attire is a classical fedora.
* OneManArmy: Takes on the whole military attack alone when the Tree of Exodus was in danger.
* ProngsOfPoseidon: Uses a trident in combat.
* ShipTease: Him and Evangeline are always strangely together in their scenes.
* TallDarkAndHandsome
* WeakButSkilled: According to Hakaze, he isn't a very powerful magician, but manages to still be one of the most dangerous characters.
* TheWorfEffect: Got his ass handed to him just to show how tough [[spoiler: Junichirou is. This is justified since Junichirou's fighting style is meant to do this.]]

!!Junichirou Hoshimura

->'''Voiced by''': Creator/HirofumiNojima

A member of the Kusaribe clan that can't use magic. He left to avoid conflict because he dislikes fighting. One of the few people Hakaze trusts.
* BadassNormal: [[spoiler:Despite having no magical power, he can hold his own against skilled mages such as Natsumura.]]
* BigBrotherMentor: To Hakaze, he was the only person who treated her as a normal person.
* ChivalrousPervert: Despite his fixation of big breasts, he's still a good friend to Hakaze and looks out for her well being.
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Junichirou. He gives off the image of an easygoing, normal college student and claims to be a TrueNeutral, but also has his own agenda, seems to know a lot more about what's going on than the main characters, and [[spoiler:is a potent MageKiller]].
* [[spoiler:CurbstompBattle: Basically how his fighting style works. To elaborate most mages need a second to make a offering to use magic. Junichirou fights by attacking as soon as they even attempt to do so.]]
* FirstLove: Might have been one to Hakaze.
* {{Fetish}}: Almost all of his jokes and punchlines involve boobs.
* [[spoiler: IKnowKungFu: He specifies in the manga that he's a practitioner of both Judo and Aikido when dealing with Natsumura. ]]
* [[spoiler: MageKiller: Because he has no magic, he trained specifically to defend himself against them.]]
* TheSlacker: Despite his skill and knowledge, he wishes to have nothing to do with the whole Tree fiasco.
* WeakButSkilled: Has no magic, [[spoiler: just enough martial arts skills to trash Natsumura.]]

!!Megumu Hanemura

->'''Voiced by''': Creator/YuukiKaji

A wimpy construction worker [[spoiler:and the current Magician of Exodus.]]
* [[spoiler:BlackKnight: His badass armor attire when hes going around destroying parts of the Tree of Genesis with his Exodus magic. Mostly a cover-up to hide his real identity from the public.]]
* BlueWithShock: He does this a lot.
* [[spoiler:BoxingLessonsForSuperman: Gets trained in close combat by Junichiro and Mahiro]].
* ButtMonkey: [[spoiler: One of the most powerful people in the world and still treated as a complete joke.]]
* [[spoiler:TheChosenOne: He's the Magician of Exodus.]]
* DumbassHasAPoint: [[spoiler: Deduced that Aika was Yoshino´s boyfriend in a matter of minutes.]]
* ClassicalAntiHero
* {{Foil}}: To Hakaze. She's the experienced and confident Mage of Genesis, he's [[spoiler: the inexperienced and weak willed current Magician of Exodus. ]]
* NiceGuy: Almost always polite and level headed, if somewhat timid.
* ShrinkingViolet: Hes rather timid.
* SignificantGreenEyedRedHead: Being the [[spoiler:current Magician of Exodus]] and all.
* StraightMan: At times.
* [[spoiler: SuperLoser: Living proof that having super powers don't make you automatically cool.]]
* TookALevelInBadass: [[spoiler:Starts off with no experience as a fighter and ends the series with the ability to fight Junichiro on equal footing.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: Almost his entire role in the story is spoiler-y.

!!Tetsuma Kusaribe

->'''Voiced by''': Creator/HiroyukiYoshino

One of Samon Kusaribe's subordinates. His task was to oversee the revival of the Tree of Exodus.
* BigWhat: His reaction to Evangeline's alien theory. Bonus effect to almost losing control of the car he was driving at the time.
* ButtMonkey: Heavy implication that Hakaze constantly teased him when they were young. It makes you wonder why he sided with Samon in the first place...
* TheDriver: What his status has been reduced to [[spoiler:after the Tree of Genesis attack.]]
* FacialMarkings: An arrow shaped tattoo down his right eye.
* HighPriest: His role during the Exodus summoning.
* SatelliteCharacter: Really is only charaterized by his loyalty to Samon.

!!Takumi Hayakawa

->'''Voiced by''': Creator/ShintaroAsanuma

A high-ranking government official and Evangeline's superior. He was appointed to dealing with the threat of the Tree of Exodus due to his knowledge of magic and ancestral background in the Kusaribe Clan.

[[spoiler:After billions of lives were lost at the hand of the Tree of Genesis, he forms an alliance with Samon to discover the true logic of the Trees.]]
* [[spoiler: TheAtoner]]
* EnemyMine: After [[spoiler: the Tree of Genesis has a partial awakening and kills billions]], he teams up with [[spoiler: Samon to find out the truth about the Trees.]]
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler: If the army had not attacked the Kusaribe clan, they might have been successful in sealing the Tree of Beginnings and saving billions.]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure
* TallDarkAndHandsome: Self explanatory.

!!Tree of Genesis


A giant tree that the Kusaribe clan worships and grants them magic. [[spoiler: Samon is trying to seal it, believing its full awakening would destroy the world.]]
* [[spoiler:BigBad]]
* BlueAndOrangeMorality
* EldritchAbomination
* EternalRecurrence: [[spoiler: Every time humans advance to a certain point the Tree of Genesis resets it all back to scratch.]]
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: Its branches are compared to dragons or serpents.
* OrderVersusChaos: The Order to Exodus Chaos.
* [[spoiler:UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: It creates a world without war or crime by killing billions of people.]]

!!Tree of Exodus


Another tree that opposes the Tree of Genesis.
* {{BFS}}: [[spoiler: The form it takes to slay the Tree of Genesis.]]
* BlueAndOrangeMorality
* EldritchAbomination
* {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler: Samon calls it the "Sword of Hope". In the FinalBattle, it turns out to be exactly that]].
* OurDragonsAreDifferent
* OrderVersusChaos: The Chaos to Genesis Order.