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An independent Ruby Eye whose identity and motives are unknown.

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An independent Ruby Eye whose who hunts both Jet Eyes and Ruby Eyes. His identity and motives are unknown.unknown.



%%* AnimalThemedSuperbeing: His abilities revolve around the manipulation of insects.



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%% * KilledOffForReal:%%* KilledOffForReal: Dies in Volume 4. [[spoiler:He]]


* DeathSeeker: A bit early on. He received his Third Eye when he was considering throwing himself in the river and rejoining his dead family and by the end of Volume 1 when he joins the S.F.D. he wonders if he his family would forgive him if he were to die nobly in battle protecting someone and rejoin them.

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* DeathSeeker: A bit early on. He received his Third Eye when he was considering throwing himself in the river and rejoining his dead family and by the end of Volume 1 when he joins the S.F.D. he wonders if he his family would forgive him if he were to die nobly in battle protecting someone and rejoin them.


* SharkMan: His ability is used to convert parts of and even his entire head into those of several types of sharks.

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* SharkMan: His ability is used to convert parts of and even his entire head into those of several types of sharks.sharks including a Megalodon.








* BoyishShortHair: A member of the Yoshiki High track team and has short hair befitting her athletics.



* ReunionVow: Before her memory is erased, she asks Minoru that should they meet again that they will become friends.

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* ReunionVow: Before PassionateSportsGirl: She's been a track runner since middle school even making nationals during her memory is erased, she asks Minoru that should they meet again that they will become friends.
last year in middle school and very much loves running.


A young Ruby Eye who use to be Liquidizer's apprentice, he is capable of manipulating water and its phases.

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A young Ruby Eye who use to be Liquidizer's apprentice, he is capable apprentice. His Ruby Eye grants him the ability to manipulate the vibration of manipulating water and its phases.molecules.



* AnIcePerson: Is capable of freezing water instantly.

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* AnIcePerson: Is capable An application of freezing his ability allowing him to freeze water instantly.instantly.
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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Her memory of her encounter with the Biter is erased.

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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Her memory of her encounter with the Biter and related events is erased.
* ReunionVow: Before her memory is erased, she asks Minoru that should they meet again that they will become friends.


* DeclarationOfProtection

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* %%* DeclarationOfProtection

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* DeathSeeker: A bit early on. He received his Third Eye when he was considering throwing himself in the river and rejoining his dead family and by the end of Volume 1 when he joins the S.F.D. he wonders if he his family would forgive him if he were to die nobly in battle protecting someone and rejoin them.


* AdoptivePeerParent: Adopted the then eight year old Minoru when she was 21 years old.

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* AdoptivePeerParent: Adopted Began taking care of the then eight year old Minoru when she was 21 years old.



* PromotionToParent: Adopted Minoru shortly after the loss of his family.

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* PromotionToParent: Adopted Minoru Became Minoru's primary caregiver shortly after the loss of his family.


A Ruby Eye and former owner of a landscaping business who can manipulate oxygen.

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A Ruby Eye and former owner of a landscaping business who can whose Ruby Eye granted him the ability to manipulate oxygen.



* HavingABlast: One application of his ability. He can cause oxyhydrogen explosions by concentrating oxygen and hydrogen around a certain point, which explodes when in contact with a fuel source and how he earned his code name.



* PlayingWithFire: One application of his ability and how he earned his code name.

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* PlayingWithFire: One application of his ability and how he earned his code name.




* {{Pride}}: He wants to prove that his jaws can chew through anything and that he's the apex predator, which is why he attempts to bite Minoru while the latter has his barrier up rather than waiting out the barrier. [[spoiler:In their final confrontation, he converts his entire body into muscle, including his brain, in a failed attempt to break the barrier, getting him killed.]]



* [[spoiler:YourHeadASplode]]: At the end of Volume 1. [[spoiler:His ability converts every ounce of his body into extra muscle, but it still fails to get through Minoru's barrier no matter how hard The Biter tries until it gets this trope as a result.]]


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* [[spoiler:YourHeadASplode]]: YourHeadASplode: At the end of Volume 1. [[spoiler:His ability converts every ounce of his body into extra muscle, but it still fails to get through Minoru's barrier no matter how hard The Biter tries until it gets this trope as a result.]]


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* FlamingSword: In order to help combat Trancer, one of his swords was modified to allow it to catch flame after coating itself in Trioxane while its sheath could be used to reapply the combustion agent.


* HeroicBSOD: if you read the first couple of books carefully, Minoru goes through minute-long versions of this ''on a daily basis'', and has for years. They only start to ease after he joins the Jet Eyes organization.

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* HeroicBSOD: if If you read the first couple of books carefully, Minoru goes through minute-long versions of this ''on a daily basis'', and has for years. They only start to ease after he joins the Jet Eyes organization.



* PersonalityPowers: Minoru believes his shield power comes from his own craving for isolation from other people. [[spoiler: in book 3 he realizes that his shield is actually the personification of his older sister's dying wish: for Minoru to be safe and shielded from harm. This is why Minoru can bring people he wants to protect inside his shield.]]

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* PersonalityPowers: Minoru believes his shield power comes from his own craving for isolation from other people. [[spoiler: in In book 3 he realizes that his shield is actually the personification of his older sister's dying wish: for Minoru to be safe and shielded from harm. This is why Minoru can bring people he wants to protect inside his shield.]]



* PersonalityPowers: her powers are obviously connected to her longing to [[spoiler: be able to run again.]]

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* PersonalityPowers: her Her powers are obviously connected to her longing to [[spoiler: be able to run again.]]



* DrivenToSuicide: tells Minoru matter-of-factly that she was seriously contemplating suicide when her Jet Eye ability kicked in.

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* DrivenToSuicide: tells Tells Minoru matter-of-factly that she was seriously contemplating suicide when her Jet Eye ability kicked in.



* AbusiveParents: see FreudianExcuse.

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* AbusiveParents: see See FreudianExcuse.



* FreudianExcuse: in spades. [[spoiler:His mother was a famous food educator and critic, as well as a very controlling and abusive parent who placed high standards on him as a child, often parading him around with her as living proof of how great her theories and parenting were. Even going so far as to blame him for absorbing his twin while she was still pregnant. All the while she used her celebrity, wealth and influence to cover up her abuse of him (and quite possibly prevent his father from seeing him after their divorce). Eventually the stress she placed on Hikaru caused him to develop a habit of grinding his teeth to the point he developed dental attrition, causing great pain that ultimately lead to his grades slipping, and when she found out about this, she (falsely) accused him of sneaking candy behind her back and in a rage she ''pulled out all his teeth with pliers''. Ultimately leading to him killing her once he graduated from college.]]

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* FreudianExcuse: in In spades. [[spoiler:His mother was a famous food educator and critic, as well as a very controlling and abusive parent who placed high standards on him as a child, often parading him around with her as living proof of how great her theories and parenting were. Even going so far as to blame him for absorbing his twin while she was still pregnant. All the while she used her celebrity, wealth and influence to cover up her abuse of him (and quite possibly prevent his father from seeing him after their divorce). Eventually the stress she placed on Hikaru caused him to develop a habit of grinding his teeth to the point he developed dental attrition, causing great pain that ultimately lead to his grades slipping, and when she found out about this, she (falsely) accused him of sneaking candy behind her back and in a rage she ''pulled out all his teeth with pliers''. Ultimately leading to him killing her once he graduated from college.]]



* KickTheDog: years before the series started, Hikaru [[spoiler: murdered his mother. It's very hard to argue that she didn't have it coming. Or that he hadn't earned the right to do so from his pain and suffering.]]
* PersonalityPowers: his ability to bite through anything comes not only from being a food critic, [[spoiler: but possessing false teeth since adolescence thanks to his mother's abuse, which he feels constantly humiliated by.]] He's also a huge fan of sharks (see SharkMan below).
* SharpDressedMan: in his regular life, usually wearing designer labels and/or bespoke. He considers wearing department store sports clothing on his hunts to be a disguise.

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* KickTheDog: years Years before the series started, Hikaru [[spoiler: murdered his mother. It's very hard to argue that she didn't have it coming. Or that he hadn't earned the right to do so from his pain and suffering.]]
* PersonalityPowers: his His ability to bite through anything comes not only from being a food critic, [[spoiler: but possessing false teeth since adolescence thanks to his mother's abuse, which he feels constantly humiliated by.]] He's also a huge fan of sharks (see SharkMan below).
* SharpDressedMan: in In his regular life, usually wearing designer labels and/or bespoke. He considers wearing department store sports clothing on his hunts to be a disguise.



A young Ruby Eye who use to be Liquidizer's apprentice, he is capable of manipulate water and its phases.

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A young Ruby Eye who use to be Liquidizer's apprentice, he is capable of manipulate manipulating water and its phases.



* AnIcePerson: Is capable of freezing water instantly

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* AnIcePerson: Is capable of freezing water instantlyinstantly.


* AbusiveParents: see FreudianExcuse.



* FreudianExcuse: [[spoiler:His mother was a famous food educator and critic as well as a very controlling and abusive parent who placed high standards on him as a child often parading him around with her as an living proof of how great her theories and parenting were. Even going so far as to blame him for absorbing his twin while she was still pregnant. All the while she used her celebrity, wealth and influence to cover up her abuse of him. Eventually the stress she placed on him caused him to develop a habit of grinding his teeth to the point he developed dental attrition causing great pain that ultimately lead to his grades slipping and when she found out about this, she accused him of sneaking candy behind her back and in a rage she pulled all his teeth out with pliers. Ultimately leading to him killing her once he graduated from college.]]

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* FreudianExcuse: in spades. [[spoiler:His mother was a famous food educator and critic critic, as well as a very controlling and abusive parent who placed high standards on him as a child child, often parading him around with her as an living proof of how great her theories and parenting were. Even going so far as to blame him for absorbing his twin while she was still pregnant. All the while she used her celebrity, wealth and influence to cover up her abuse of him. him (and quite possibly prevent his father from seeing him after their divorce). Eventually the stress she placed on him Hikaru caused him to develop a habit of grinding his teeth to the point he developed dental attrition attrition, causing great pain that ultimately lead to his grades slipping slipping, and when she found out about this, she (falsely) accused him of sneaking candy behind her back and in a rage she pulled ''pulled out all his teeth out with pliers.pliers''. Ultimately leading to him killing her once he graduated from college.]]



* PersonalityPowers: his ability to bite through anything comes not only from being a food critic, [[spoiler: but possessing false teeth since adolescence thanks to his mother's abuse.]] He's also a huge fan of sharks (see SharkMan below).
* SuperSenses: As with all Third eye users, his senses are enhanced beyond that of a normal human. His sense of smell in particular enables him to detect a potential victim's health and therefore [[Squick quality as food]].

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* PersonalityPowers: his ability to bite through anything comes not only from being a food critic, [[spoiler: but possessing false teeth since adolescence thanks to his mother's abuse.abuse, which he feels constantly humiliated by.]] He's also a huge fan of sharks (see SharkMan below).
* SharpDressedMan: in his regular life, usually wearing designer labels and/or bespoke. He considers wearing department store sports clothing on his hunts to be a disguise.
* SuperSenses: As with all Third eye users, his senses are enhanced beyond that of a normal human. His sense of smell in particular enables him to detect a potential victim's health and therefore [[Squick [[{{Squick}} quality as food]].


* BlessedWithSuck: She considers both her looks and ESP as this. Suu is uncommonly lovely (Yuriko refers to her as 'ridiculously pretty'), and ever since puberty it's inspired hurtful jealousy from women and unwelcome lust from men [[spoiler: even ''her own parents'']]. Which her ESP forces her to see excruciatingly clearly.

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* BlessedWithSuck: She considers both her looks and ESP as this. Suu is [[SoBeautifulItsACurse uncommonly lovely (Yuriko lovely]] (Yumiko refers to her as 'ridiculously pretty'), and ever since puberty it's inspired hurtful jealousy from women and unwelcome lust from men [[spoiler: even ''her own parents'']]. Which her ESP forces her to see excruciatingly clearly.


* MostGamersAreMale: Oli-V is passionate about video games, and it's his main past time outside school or the SFD's work.



* FreudianExcuse: [[spoiler:His mother was a famous food educator and critic as well as a very controlling and abusive parent who placed high standards on him as a child often parading him around with her as an living proof of how great her theories and parenting were. Even going so far as to blame him for absorbing his twin while she was still pregnant. Eventually the stress she placed on him caused him to develop a habit of grinding his teeth to the point he developed dental attrition causing great pain that ultimately lead to his grades slipping and when she found out about this she pulled his teeth out in response. Ultimately leading to him killing her once he graduated from college.]]

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* FreudianExcuse: [[spoiler:His mother was a famous food educator and critic as well as a very controlling and abusive parent who placed high standards on him as a child often parading him around with her as an living proof of how great her theories and parenting were. Even going so far as to blame him for absorbing his twin while she was still pregnant. All the while she used her celebrity, wealth and influence to cover up her abuse of him. Eventually the stress she placed on him caused him to develop a habit of grinding his teeth to the point he developed dental attrition causing great pain that ultimately lead to his grades slipping and when she found out about this this, she accused him of sneaking candy behind her back and in a rage she pulled all his teeth out in response.with pliers. Ultimately leading to him killing her once he graduated from college.]]



* SuperSenses: As with all Third eye users, his senses are enhanced beyond that of a normal human.

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* KickTheDog: years before the series started, Hikaru [[spoiler: murdered his mother. It's very hard to argue that she didn't have it coming. Or that he hadn't earned the right to do so from his pain and suffering.]]
* PersonalityPowers: his ability to bite through anything comes not only from being a food critic, [[spoiler: but possessing false teeth since adolescence thanks to his mother's abuse.]] He's also a huge fan of sharks (see SharkMan below).
* SuperSenses: As with all Third eye users, his senses are enhanced beyond that of a normal human. His sense of smell in particular enables him to detect a potential victim's health and therefore [[Squick quality as food]].

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