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* AdaptationalBadass: This version of Jubei is TheAce compared to the ActionSurvivor he was in the movie. Here, he mows down his way through the Kimon and Hiruko clans.
* {{Flanderization}}: Compared to the series, he is much more sardonic, jolly and cool, as well as skilled, traits he already had in the movie, but not to this extent.

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* AdaptationalBadass: This version of Jubei is TheAce compared to instead of the ActionSurvivor he was in the movie. Here, Here he mows down his way through the Kimon and Hiruko clans.
* {{Flanderization}}: Compared to the series, he is much more sardonic, jolly and cool, as well as skilled, skilled; traits he already had in the movie, but not to this extent.



* TheSlacker: He is first seen sleeping under a tree, and the first thing he does when he meddles in the nearby battles is blaming the ninjas for waking him up.

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* TheSlacker: He is first seen sleeping under a tree, and the first thing he does when he meddles in the nearby battles battle is blaming the ninjas for waking him up.



* BadassNormal: He has no supernatural skills in this series, or at least never uses them, unlike Jubei, who has his amped up.
* CeilingCling: This version of Dakuan has the interesting habit of hanging upside down of things like a bat in order to think or sleep, without losing his hat.

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* AdaptationalWimp: This version of him lacks his camouflage/elasticity powers.
* BadassNormal: He has Has no supernatural skills in this series, or at least never uses them, unlike Jubei, who has his own skills amped up.
* CeilingCling: This version of Dakuan has the interesting habit of hanging upside down of things like a bat in order to think or sleep, all without losing his hat.



* AmbiguouslyBrown: More tanned than most characters.



* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: The leader of the Kimon clan and very powerful.

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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: The leader of the Kimon clan and a very powerful.powerful individual.



* BondageIsBad: He wears what seems to be a modern day sadomasochist leather costume.

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* BondageIsBad: He wears what seems to be a an anachronistically modern day sadomasochist leather costume.



* ParasolOfPain: His main tool and weapon is a large parasol of also acts as a peddle-powered helicopter.

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* ParasolOfPain: His main tool and weapon is a large parasol of which also acts as a peddle-powered helicopter.


* AdaptationalBadass: This version of Jubei is an immensely powerful compared to his Action Survivor self from the movie. Here, he mows down his way through the Kimon and Hiruko clans.

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* AdaptationalBadass: This version of Jubei is an immensely powerful TheAce compared to his Action Survivor self from the ActionSurvivor he was in the movie. Here, he mows down his way through the Kimon and Hiruko clans.




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* UnexplainedRecovery: It's not revealed how she survived to thefatally-looking blade through the breast she received.


--> Voiced by: Creator/HoukoKuwashima (JP), Daisy Torme (EN), Nuria Trifol (SP)

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--> Voiced by: Creator/HoukoKuwashima (JP), Daisy Torme (EN), Nuria Trifol Creator/NuriaTrifol (SP)


* AnimalMotif: Almost all its members have a natural/animal theme.

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* AnimalMotif: Almost all its members have a natural/animal theme. Rohga is the wolf, Mozuku is the spider, Nekome is the cat, Azami is the plant, Dakatsu is the scorpion, Hakurou is the lizard, Rokai is the worm, and Zoufu could be an intestinal parasite, no kidding.



* AbsurdlySharpClaws: His fingernails, once extended, can slice ‘’logs’’ in a single hit.

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* AbsurdlySharpClaws: His fingernails, once extended, can slice ‘’logs’’ ''logs'' in a single hit.





* NebulousEvilOrganisation: They are a ninja clan which serves the Shogun of Darkness.



* {{Cyborg}}



* MeaningfulName: His name means “evil shell”, possibly referring to his helmet and wickedness.

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* MeaningfulName: His name means “evil shell”, "evil shell," possibly referring to his helmet and wickedness.






* ArmCannon: His artificial arm contains a crossbow.



* EyeRemember: Can insert a dead enemy's eyeball into his own artificial socket in order to watch the dead's last moments, which also destroys the eyeball in the process.



* MeaningfulName: His name means “wicked vision”, referring to her eye abilities.

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* HypnoticEyes: His artificial eye can enthrall enemies in an illusion world in order to confuse them while Jyashi attacks them.
* MeaningfulName: His name means “wicked vision”, "wicked vision," referring to her eye abilities.



* MeaningfulName: Her name means “purgatory”, which explains by itself.

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* AxCrazy
* BaldWomen
* MeaningfulName: Her name means “purgatory”, "purgatory," which explains by itself.



* MeaningfulName: His name means “will-o’-the-wisp”, and he is pretty much a living will’o wisp.

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* BaldOfEvil
* BodyHorror: His body is made of a glass-like substance and is animated by a blue flame in his chest.
* MeaningfulName: His name means “will-o’-the-wisp”, "WillOTheWisp," and he is pretty much a living will’o wisp.
ghost flame.
* PestController: Can control a swarm of moths.



* MeaningfulName: His name means “flying monkey”, referring to his monkey nature and agility.

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* CoolSword: Wields a sword with an interestingly shaped blade.
* ManiacMonkeys
* MeaningfulName: His name means “flying monkey”, "flying monkey", referring to his monkey nature and agility.



* MeaningfulName: His name means “bat.”

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* MeaningfulName: His name means “bat.”"bat."



* ShapeShifter
* TheVamp



* AnimalMotif: Almost all its members have a natural/animal theme.
* AntiVillain: The clan's goal is using the treasure to build a new nation in order to get out of the darkness. That said, although there are many honorable and sane people among its members, others are still vicious killers.



* MeaningfulName: His name means “windless”, referring to his coolness.

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* BarrierWarrior: Can create force fields.
* CoolMask: Wears an ornated golden mask with a ThirdEye.
* InterrogatingTheDead: Has the ability to reactivate dead brains in order to interrogate them, as well as extract images and shapes from their memories.
* MeaningfulName: His name means “windless”, referring to "windless weather", which reflects his coolness.serene demeanor.



* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent:

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* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: OurWerewolvesAreDifferent



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: He wants Rengoku's limbs stitched to his body instead of his because he believes they will make him more beautiful. Naturally, it goes to not mention that they don't from any human perspective. It possibly implies that the guy is insane or has some literal BlueAndOrangeMorality.

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: He wants Rengoku's limbs stitched to his body instead of his because he believes they will make him more beautiful. Naturally, it goes to not mention that they don't from any human perspective. It It, along his general idiocy (see Too Dumb to Live below), possibly implies that the guy is insane or has some literal BlueAndOrangeMorality.mentally disturbed for real.



* TooDumbToLive: He makes a pact with Rengoku without any caution or information about her skills beyond her talent for surgery, which gets him killed when she takes advantage of it and forces his new body to die. Worse yet: even if he didn't know she could do that, he was willing to trade his only weapon, his tail.

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* TooDumbToLive: He makes a pact with Rengoku without any caution or information about her skills beyond her talent for surgery, which gets him killed when she takes advantage of it and forces his new body to die. Worse yet: even if he didn't know she could do that, he was willing to trade also traded his only weapon, his tail.
tail, which Rengoku could have killed him with in a second if she didn't want to use the other way.


* FriendOfAllChildren: He befriends the Child, even although she is an enemy kunoichi.

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* FriendOfAllChildren: FriendToAllChildren: He befriends the Child, even although she is an enemy kunoichi.



--> Voiced by: Creator/YuzuruFujimoto

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--> Voiced by: Creator/YuzuruFujimoto
Yuzuru Fujimoto



* NonActionGuy: Played with.

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* NinjaLog: Used endlessly to catch enemies off guard. He often rigs the logs with explosives.
* NonActionGuy: Played with.
with. He is not a hand-to-hand fighter and have no more offensive weapons than his extensible staff, but he is agile and tricky enough (and carries enough gunpowder) to overcome this weakness.



* BondageIsEvil: He wears what seems to be a modern day sadomasochist leather costume.

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* BondageIsEvil: BondageIsBad: He wears what seems to be a modern day sadomasochist leather costume.



* LadyInRed: Initially wears a fancy red kimono with the Kimon's insign on her obi.



* RedEyesTakeAlert: Has red eyes.

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* RedEyesTakeAlert: RedEyesTakeWarning: Has red eyes.



* WomanInRed: Initially wears a fancy red kimono with the Kimon's insign on her obi.



--> Voiced by: Creator/IsamuTanonaka (JP)

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--> Voiced by: Creator/IsamuTanonaka Isamu Tanonaka (JP)



* ActionGirl
* CatGirl

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* ActionGirl
ActionGirl: A kunoichi from the Hiruko clan.
* CatGirlCatGirl: She has cat like physical traits.



* {{Expy}}: You would get forgiven for thinking Pumyra from ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats2011'' has found her way into an anime series.
* KickChick: Utilizes a lot of kicks.
* MeaningfulName: Her name means "cat’s eye".
* SheFu: Her fighting style almost resembles UsefulNotes/{{Capoeira}}.

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* {{Expy}}: You would get forgiven for thinking Pumyra from ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats2011'' [[WesternAnimation/ThunderCats2011 Pumyra]] has found her way into an anime series.
* FragileSpeedster: She is extremely fast and nimble, but not so tough.
*
KickChick: Utilizes a lot of kicks.
* MeaningfulName: Her name means "cat’s eye".
* SheFu:
kicks. Her fighting style almost resembles UsefulNotes/{{Capoeira}}.
* TheLeader: She leads a squad of unnamed inhuman ninja, including a chamaeleon-like infiltrator and a demonic centipede in an armor suit.
* MeaningfulName: Her name means "cat's eye".
* SheFu: Does plenty of backflips and high jumps.



--> Voiced by: Creator/ToshihikoNakajima (JP)

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--> Voiced by: Creator/ToshihikoNakajima Toshihiko Nakajima (JP)



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: He wants Rengoku's limbs stitched to his body instead of his because he believes they will make him more beautiful. Naturally, it goes to not mention that they don't from any human perspective. It possibly implies that the guy is insane or has some literal BlueAndOrangeMorality.



* TheGrotesque: Actually, he is not much uglier than other characters, but he sees himself in this light.

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* EvilLaugh: Has a pretty impressive one.
* EvilHand: Dies when Rengoku telepathically controls her limbs on his body after stitching them to it and force him to drown in a river.
* TheGrotesque: Actually, he He is not much uglier than other characters, actually, but he sees himself in this light.




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* TooDumbToLive: He makes a pact with Rengoku without any caution or information about her skills beyond her talent for surgery, which gets him killed when she takes advantage of it and forces his new body to die. Worse yet: even if he didn't know she could do that, he was willing to trade his only weapon, his tail.



--> Voiced by: Creator/IsseiFutamata (JP)

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--> Voiced by: Creator/IsseiFutamata Issei Futamata (JP)



--> Voiced by: Creator/YuuichiNagashima (JP)

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--> Voiced by: Creator/YuuichiNagashima Yuuichi Nagashima (JP)



* PupetteerParasite: Literally.



* AffablyEvil: He is very polite and soft-spoken. It turns out that he is not evil after all.
* {{BFS}}: Carries a Western longsword.
* BodyHorror: Has a demonic worm parasite living inside of his abdomen, and actually has a triskelion-shaped scar on his stomach which opens to free the thing.
* ChallengeSeeker: He has respect for the goals of the Hiruko clan, but his personal motivation is finding a fighter strong enough to help him rid of his parasite, and it's implied that he joined them only for that reason.
* CursedWithAwesome: Is possessed by a parasite which in turn defends him fiercely. Zoufu doesn't see it as an advantage, however, and is horrified by it.



* MeaningfulName: His name means “entrails.”

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* LooksLikeCesare: With extra long hair.
* MeaningfulName: His name means “entrails.”
"entrails."
* NonStandardCharacterDesign: His hair and face design, along with his longsword, make thing that he is a Western man and not a Japanese, although his flasbacks show him wearing kimonos and living in Japanese houses.
* ShaggyDogStory: [[spoiler:He gets to kill the parasite which has haunted for most of his life, albeit only to discover that he was alive only thanks to said parasite.]]
* SwordBeam: Has a version of Jubei's ability.
* TheSymbiote: A mutualistic example. The parasite lives inside Zoufu's stomach, probably feeding on what he eats, and in exchange it goes out to protect them every time it senses Zoufu's live is threatened. Not only that: at the end, it turns out that [[spoiler:the parasite was keeping Zoufu alive.]]



* TheHeart: He is actually very good natured, and desperately wants Shigure to know that not all the Hiruko ninjas are vicious fiends. His focus episode is even named “The Heart of Hiruko.”
* HeroicSacrifice: Gives his life to shield Jubei from Yamidoro’s attacks.

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* {{Gonk}}: His character design is pretty... original.
* TheHeart: He is actually very good natured, and desperately wants Shigure to know that not all the Hiruko ninjas are vicious fiends. His focus episode is even named “The "The Heart of Hiruko.
"
* HeroicSacrifice: Gives [[spoiler:Gives his life to shield Jubei from Yamidoro’s attacks.]]



* CutenessProximity: Exploited. She is introduced being chased by a man, presumably for having discovered her ill intentions, and seeks cover behind Jubei. He, being the FriendToAllChildren he is, doesn't even question what is going before scaring the guy away. Then it turns the girl was a Hiruko ninja.



* SplitPersonality: Presumably, or at least possibly, though not stated explicitly.

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* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:After she gives up her Hiruko ways and befriends Jubei, she dies.]]
* SplitPersonality: Presumably, or at least possibly, It is possible, though not stated explicitly.explicitly, that her second face has a personality of its own which takes over in order to fulfill her mission.
* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth: [[spoiler:She is accidentally killed by Renya when she tries to break up his fight with Jubei.]]

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[[foldercontrol]]

!!Main characters

[[folder:Jubei Kibagami]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/RikiyaKoyama (JP), Dave Rasner (EN), Paco Gázquez (SP)

* AdaptationalBadass: This version of Jubei is an immensely powerful compared to his Action Survivor self from the movie. Here, he mows down his way through the Kimon and Hiruko clans.
* {{Flanderization}}: Compared to the series, he is much more sardonic, jolly and cool, as well as skilled, traits he already had in the movie, but not to this extent.
* FriendOfAllChildren: He befriends the Child, even although she is an enemy kunoichi.
* HeroesPreferSwords: His trusted katana.
* NiceHat: His signature ''kasa'' hat.
* TheSlacker: He is first seen sleeping under a tree, and the first thing he does when he meddles in the nearby battles is blaming the ninjas for waking him up.
* SwordBeam: Can emit "a gale of slicing wind" from his sword, according to Rohga.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Dakuan]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/YuzuruFujimoto

* AdaptationalHeroism: While he was a heartless bastard in the movie, he is now a much more decent guy.
* BadassNormal: He has no supernatural skills in this series, or at least never uses them, unlike Jubei, who has his amped up.
* CeilingCling: This version of Dakuan has the interesting habit of hanging upside down of things like a bat in order to think or sleep, without losing his hat.
* DemolitionsExpert: His main asset on the battlefield is his ability to set explosives without his enemies noticing.
* MiniatureSeniorCitizens: He barely reaches Jubei's waist.
* NonActionGuy: Played with.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Shigure]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/HoukoKuwashima (JP), Daisy Torme (EN), Nuria Trifol (SP)

* DamselInDistress: To her chagrin, her modest fighting skills are nothing for the ninjas who are behind her, so she ends invariably in this role.
* DullSurprise: Most of the time.
* GirlishPigtails: Has a large version of this hairdo.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Tsubute]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/RomiPark (JP), Creator/ScottMenville (EN), Creator/AlbertTrifolSegarra (SP)

* StreetUrchin: Only he lives apparently on the woods instead of the streets.

[[/folder]]

!!Kimon Clan

[[folder:Yamidoro]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/SeizoKato (JP), Jack Fletcher (EN)

* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: The leader of the Kimon clan and very powerful.
* BaldOfEvil: A shaved head.
* BigBad: Takes this mantle, even though he technically serves the Shogun of Darkness.
* FatBastard: His design evokes a creepy Buddha.
* MakeThemRot: Has a special device installed on his palms which emits a field capable to make things rot.
* MeaningfulName: His name means "dark mud," quite appropriate for the leader of a clan which serves the darkness.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Magai]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/NozomuSasaki (JP)

* BondageIsEvil: He wears what seems to be a modern day sadomasochist leather costume.
* DepravedDwarf: A quite evil midget.
* FragileSpeedster: He is very agile, not to mention capable to fly around in his parasoll, but cannot take many hits.
* TheHyena: Laughs and grins like a madman while peddling in his flying thing.
* MakeUpIsEvil: He either wears eye shadow or his character design evokes it.
* MeaningfulName: His name means “evil shell”, possibly referring to his helmet and wickedness.
* ParasolOfPain: His main tool and weapon is a large parasol of also acts as a peddle-powered helicopter.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Ubume]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/MasakoKatsuki (JP)

* BeautyMark: Has a pair of them in the left side of her face.
* BodyHorror: Her own son, Yadorigi, is fused with Ubume's body and can navigate through her flesh.
* DarkActionGirl: A powerful kunoichi from the Kimon clan.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Doesn't wear shoes, neither before nor after her disrobing.
* FullFrontalAssault: Fights nude after throwing aside her kimono, wearing only the gauntlet she stores her whip in and a plate mail which seems grafted onto her groin and stomach.
* FusionDance: Her spawned creatures can fuse together and form a much bigger one.
* GivingThemTheStrip: She wears initially an ornated robe, but discards it to block an attack from Mozuku.
* GodivaHair: Her hair covers her nipples when naked.
* LampreyMouth: Her creatures have it.
* MeaningfulName: Her name means "parturient," referring to her ability to spawn creatures.
* OneManArmy: Aside from being literally a one-woman critter pack, she gets to kill both Mozuku and Rohga by herself.
* PlayingWithFire: She is shown to have some control over fire.
* RedEyesTakeAlert: Has red eyes.
* SmugSnake: Likes to watch with a smile while her rodents rip someone apart. Her son, Yadorigi, is more overt.
* WeaponizedOffspring: She can generate rodent-like creatures out of her flesh.
* WhipItGood: Wields a metal whip which can turn flaming.
* WomanInRed: Initially wears a fancy red kimono with the Kimon's insign on her obi.
* TheWorfEffect: She gets to eliminate alone the first two rival ninjas in singles battles and make them both look easy, but is cut down by Jubei in her duel to show how strong he is.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Gouten]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/RyuzaburoOtomo (JP)

* {{Cyclops}}: Has a single red eye on his visor.
* GiantMook: His body is made to resemble a giant man in an armor suit.
* MechaMook: He is basically an armed mecha over wheels piloted by a old guy.
* LightningBruiser: Incredibly over its wheels and incredibly tough in his armor.
* SchizoTech: The technology used by him is clearly very futuristic.
* SilentAntagonist: He never talks, aside grunting and screaming.

[[/folder]]


[[folder:Jyashi]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (JP)

* ArtificialLimbs: His left arm is mechanical.
* {{Cyborg}}: Has a mechanical limb and an artificial eye, and the latter shows that part of his skull is empty.
* HeroesPreferSwords: Inverted. He is a villain, but uses a katana, and is almost as good at it as Jubei.
*MeaningfulName: His name means “wicked vision”, referring to her eye abilities.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Rengoku]]

--> Voiced by: Mari Yokoo (JP)

* MeaningfulName: Her name means “purgatory”, which explains by itself.
* MultiArmedAndDangerous: Has several long, thin arms, and later grafts some more.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Kitsunebi]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/NorioWakamoto (JP)

*MeaningfulName: His name means “will-o’-the-wisp”, and he is pretty much a living will’o wisp.

[[/folder]]
[[folder:Tobizaru]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/MitsuakiMadono (JP)

*MeaningfulName: His name means “flying monkey”, referring to his monkey nature and agility.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Aizen]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/ToshihikoSeki (JP)

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Kawahori]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/KazukiYao (JP)

* MeaningfulName: His name means “bat.”
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: He is more probably a human enhanced to resemble a vampire than one itself.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Utsushiei]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/UraraTakano (JP)

[[/folder]]


!!Hiruko Clan

[[folder:Mufu]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/HideyukiTanaka (JP), Dwight Schultz (EN)

* MeaningfulName: His name means “windless”, referring to his coolness.
* RapunzelHair: Has an impressive mane of hair.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Rohga]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/JojiNakata (JP)

* AbsurdlySharpClaws: His fingernails, once extended, can slice ‘’logs’’ in a single hit.
* ClothingDamage: Averted. Uncharacteristically for a werewolf, he is heavily clothed and doesn’t get his outfit damaged upon transforming, except for his mask.
* CoolMask: Wears an iron mask. He never takes off – it breaks when he uses his full transformation.
* MeaningfulName: His name means “wolf’s fang”, referring to his werewolf abilities.
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent:
* SuperStrength: His strength increases after transforming.
* WolfMan: At the first stage of his transformation, his fingernails grow, his teeth become fangs and some of his skin turns into fur. At the second stage, his head enlarges and becomes a complete wolf man.

[[/folder]]


[[folder:Mozuku]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/IsamuTanonaka (JP)

* AllWebbedUp: His specialty, which he accomplished by excreting web from a implant/organ in his forehead.
* BaldOfEvil
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Justified, as his feet are more similar to those of a rodent or a bat.
* FemmeFatalons: Has long clawed nails, which he tries to stab Ubume with.
* LooksLikeOrlok: Barely looks human.
* InformedAbility: Mufu can't believe somebody managed to defeat Mozuku, which clearly doesn't go with him being quite obviously one of the weakest characters in the series.
* SpiderPeople: Only symbolically, as he seems to be a disfigured humanoid with an implant capable to generate webs in his face.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Nekome]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/RicaMatsumoto (JP)

* ActionGirl
* CatGirl
* DoesNotLikeShoes: As her feet are catlike.
* {{Expy}}: You would get forgiven for thinking Pumyra from ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats2011'' has found her way into an anime series.
* KickChick: Utilizes a lot of kicks.
* MeaningfulName: Her name means "cat’s eye".
* SheFu: Her fighting style almost resembles UsefulNotes/{{Capoeira}}.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Nubatama]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/MamiKoyama (JP)

* BoobsOfSteel: A tough, determined fighter, and also the most endowed of the Hiruko girls.
* MadeOfIron: She inexplicably survives to a blade impaled through her body, and later requires two of them and a snapped neck to die.
* MeaningfulName: Her name means "one thousand bullets," referring probably to her hair being used as a weapon.
* NotQuiteDead: Returns after being apparently killed by Rengoku, albeit only to be defeated by her again and this time killed for good.
* NonStandardCharacterDesign: Her character design is pretty distinctive, as she is curvaceous yet vaguely grotesque.
* PrehensileHair: Her specialty is using her long hair as CombatTentacles.
* RapunzelHair: Has very long dark hair, which serves her well to fight.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Azami]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/AyaHisakawa (JP)

* DoesNotLikeShoes: She is barefoot, as she uses both her hands and feet to connect herself to plants in order to control them.
* FullFrontalAssault: Loses all her clothes in her mission, though she still has some wood-like substance covering her nipples and groin.
* GirlishPigtails: Has this hairdo.
* GivingThemTheStrip: She tosses away her robe in order to escape from Kitsunebi, ending up completely naked after he rips away her nightgown in order to attempt to rape her.
* GreenThumb: Can control plants by fusing with them.
* MeaningfulName: His name means "thistle", referring to her plant nature.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Dakatsu]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/ToshihikoNakajima (JP)

* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: He claims that people often run away from him due to his looks, and it's not difficult to believe once you look at him.
* BewareMyStingerTail: His main and possibly only weapon is a fleshy tail with an incredibly poisonous stinger.
* BodyHorror: The shape of his body, head and face is incredibly bizarre, making him look like a disfigured doll.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Goes with no footwear under his robe.
* TheGrotesque: Actually, he is not much uglier than other characters, but he sees himself in this light.
* ManInWhite: Wears an ample white robe.
* MeaningfulName: His name means "detestable", referring to his feeling of loneliness, but also can mean "scorpion".

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Hakurou]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/IsseiFutamata (JP)

* LizardFolk: A lizard man who is also a ninja for the Hiruko clan.
* MeaningfulName: His name means "white wax."

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Nenmu]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/YuuichiNagashima (JP)

* BodySnatcher: He is esentially a disembodied eyeball which can possess people to do his bidding.
* EvilCannotComprehendGood: Is killed when his last host, a mother who travelled with her son, resists his control out of love for her offspring and commits a HeroicSacrifice to kill him.
* MeaningfulName: His name means "sticky bug."

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Zoufu]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/YujiUeda (JP)

* HeroesPreferSwords: Played somewhat straight: he wields a sword and is more honorable than other Hiruko ninjas.
*MeaningfulName: His name means “entrails.”

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Rokai]]

--> Voiced by: Kobuhei Hayashiya (JP)

* AbhorrentAdmirer: He is fat and ugly, lacks teeth and has some unpleasant manners, and also a Priestess of Light fanboy.
* BerserkButton: Harming Shigure.
* BalloonBelly: His special technique enables him to expand massively his frame, turning into something resembling a slug, as well as fusing his flesh together to form a wheel.
* BigEater: Almost to HorrorHunger levels. He eats any thing edible and many things which are not, like rotten rice, which utterly disgusts Shigure. It seems, in his first encounter with Jubei, that he cannot work his techniques without having his stomach very filled up, but he later uses them anyways.
* BigFun: He is quite jolly.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Possibly due to BarefootPoverty or because he was imprisoned on the Hiruko headquarters until that point.
* DumbMuscle: Rather dim-witted, but very strong and with surprising physical abilities.
* TheFriendNobodyLikes: It's never revealed why was he imprisoned in the Hiruko cave, but it gets quite implied that it was for being an annoying simpleton.
* TheHeart: He is actually very good natured, and desperately wants Shigure to know that not all the Hiruko ninjas are vicious fiends. His focus episode is even named “The Heart of Hiruko.”
* HeroicSacrifice: Gives his life to shield Jubei from Yamidoro’s attacks.
* {{Kevlard}}: When in wheel form, kunais rebound harmlessly against his skin. He later takes an impressive effort by Yamidoro to be finally felled.
* LetsGetDangerous: When he gets angry, he turns ''scary''.
* LightningBruiser: After turning his body into a wheel, he becomes a unstoppable force.
* LoonyFan: Towards Shigure.
* PintSizedPowerhouse: Though fat, he is very short, being outheighted even by Shigure; and yet, he casually picks her up in military press and runs away to save her from the Kimon mooks.
* SuperSenses: Has an incredibly sense of smell.
* RollingAttack: Turns into a human wheel to reach Shigure's captors and rescue her. Subverted in which he doesn't use it offensively, but only for defense and mobility purposes.

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[[folder:The Child]]

--> Voiced by: Creator/YukoSasamoto (JP)

* CheerfulChild: At least until her transformation...
* HairDecorations: Wears some leaves in her hair.
* NoNameGiven: Her name is never given, not even in promotional materials, which give out the names of several characters which are not mentioned on screen.
* RazorFloss: Fights using a portion of her clothing as a cutting weapon.
* SplitPersonality: Presumably, or at least possibly, though not stated explicitly.
* TwoFaced: When her evil mode takes over, a monstruous second face grows in the back of her head.

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