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1[[WMG:[[center: [- ''VideoGame/SakuraWars'' '''[[Characters/SakuraWars Main Character Index]]'''\²Protagonists ([[Characters/SakuraWarsIchiroOgami Ichiro Ogami]] | '''Flower Division (Original Imperial Combat Revue)''' | [[Characters/SakuraWarsFlowerDivisionParisCombatRevue Flower Division (Paris Combat Revue)]] | [[Characters/SakuraWarsStarDivision Star Division]] | [[Characters/SakuraWarsNewImperialCombatRevueFlowerDivision Flower Division (New Imperial Combat Revue)]]) | Combat Revues ([[Characters/SakuraWarsImperialCombatRevue Original Imperial Combat Revue]] | [[Characters/SakuraWarsParisCombatRevue Paris Combat Revue]] | [[Characters/SakuraWarsNewYorkCombatRevue New York Combat Revue]] | [[Characters/SakuraWarsNewImperialCombatRevue New Imperial Combat Revue]] | [[Characters/SakuraWarsOtherCombatRevues Other Combat Revues]]) | [[Characters/SakuraWarsCivilians Civilians]] | [[Characters/SakuraWarsVillains Villains]] ]]-]]]²²----²! Spoilers for all works, including ''VideoGame/SakuraWars2019'', are unmarked.²----²[[foldercontrol]]²²[[header:Flower Division (Original Imperial Combat Revue)]]²²A fighting squadron stationed at the Imperial Theater in Ginza, the Flower Division served as the main combat unit of Tokyo's Imperial Combat Revue. Initially under the command of Maria Tachibana, the division consisted of Sakura Shinguji, Sumire Kanzaki, Iris Châteaubriand, Kohran Li and Kanna Kirishima. By 1923, naval ensign Ichiro Ogami replaced Maria as captain. One year later, Leni Milchstraße and Orihime Soletta were recruited into the team. Following the battle with Okubo Nagayasu in 1926, Ogami succeeded Ikki Yoneda as commander. In 1930, the Flower Division fought in the Great Demon War and ultimately sealed themselves in the Phantom Capital to thwart the demon invasion, leaving Sumire Kanzaki as the only surviving member of the team.²²[[folder:As a group]]²----²* ActionHeroes: Ogami and Sakura are capable of wielding swords, while Maria is a sharpshooter, Sumire is a naginata expert and Kanna was a karate disciple in Okinawa.²* {{Ballet}}: Just the second episode of the OVA shows this to be part of their training regiment, as Maria, Iris, and Kanna can attest to.²* BarrierMaiden: During the Great Demon War, they were forced to seal themselves alongside the Paris and New York Combat Revues in order to keep the Demon Emperor in check. Even after a decade they're still holding him back. The exception was Sumire who was off the front lines by then.²* DwindlingParty: At the end of ''Sakura Wars'', every member, aside from Ogami and the top-ranking girl, is killed at the hands of Satan's henchmen. Fortunately, Michael revives them just in time for the FinalBattle against Satan.²* EarnYourHappyEnding: After enduring many years of fighting the demons, they finally brought peace to Tokyo in ''Fall in Love, Maidens'' and ''Because You Were There''. At least, that's what everyone thought before the first ''VideoGame/SakuraWars2019'' trailer premiered in April 2019...²* HappyEndingOverride: The backstory and plot of ''VideoGame/SakuraWars2019'' reveal that the heroes ended up failing their goals after defeating the Hive of Darkness, the Black Demons, Douglas-Stewart and Nagayasu, with the Great Demon War ruining everyone's lives. Sumire Kanzaki replaces Ogami as the team's commander.²* HeroicSacrifice: A non-fatal example. In the backstory of the 2019 game, the division sealed themselves to stop the demons. Sumire was the only survivor of the event.²* LadyLooksLikeADude: Maria, Leni and Kanna take advantage of this trope by playing male roles in stage plays. For Leni, she pulls it off so well that the entire Flower Division initially thinks she's actually a boy when she joins them.²* LastStand: During the Great Demon War in 1930, the Flower Division went for a last stand against the demons along with the Paris and New York revues. Eventually, the revues seal themselves and bring peace to Earth, at least for the next 10 years.²* {{Living Legend}}s: They are highly regarded heroes in the 2019 game.²* PrivateMilitaryContractors: Functionally, they are this: a mercenary organization in disguise as an acting troupe.²* SecondEpisodeIntroduction: Orihime and Leni make their first appearance in ''Thou Shalt Not Die''.²* TrueCompanions: The Flower Division become very close friends, with Orihime and Leni joining in ''VideoGame/SakuraWars2ThouShaltNotDie''.²* WeAreStrugglingTogether: Despite tensions between the girls and Ogami, they are capable of helping each other out during battles.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Ichiro Ogami]]²!!Captain Ichiro Ogami²-->See [[Characters/SakuraWarsIchiroOgami his separate page]].²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Sakura Shinguji]]²!!Sakura Shinguji²[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sakura_shinguji_46.jpg]]²->Voiced by: Creator/ChisaYokoyama (Japanese), Amber Quinn (English, ''Sakura Wars 1'' OVA, as "Amber Allison"), Katherine Catmull (English, ''Sakura Wars 2'' OVA), Jenny Larson (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTV''), Creator/WendeeLee (English, ''Sakura Wars V'', ''Anime/SakuraWarsTheMovie'', and ''Sakura Taisen: ~Su~Mi~Re~'')²²The daughter of Kazuma and Wakana Shinguji, Sakura is a CountryMouse Samurai from Sendai, a recruit in the Imperial Combat Revue's Flower Division, and the main female lead of the first two ''Sakura Wars'' games.²----²* AlliterativeName: '''S'''akura '''S'''hinguji²* AncestralWeapon: Her sword, Arataka, was originally owned by her father, Kazuma.²* ApologisesALot: And has a tendency of being a bit extreme while doing so.²* BackFromTheDead: One of the stage play stories has Sakura die to save a woman and her child from a mad scientist's creation. It takes Iris's healing powers and the combined spiritual energy of the Flower Division to revive her.²* BadassAdorable: Don't let her cute and clumsy exterior fool you; she is a ''very'' capable swordswoman.²* BookEnds: In the first game, Ogami and Sakura first meet beneath a cherry blossom tree. Her ending in the fourth game takes place in the same spot.²* CallingYourAttacks: '''HAJA KENSEI!!!! OUKA HOUSHIIIIIIN!!!'''²* CherryBlossomGirl: A samurai girl named "Sakura" who wears pink, is continually associated with the actual flower, and is a main LoveInterest? Yup.²* ClingyJealousGirl: Towards Ichiro whenever he talks to other girls.²* CountryMouse: Sumire, most of the time, mocks her country roots for being the source of the division's problem in both the theater and in the field.²* CuteClumsyGirl: She has her moments, particularly whenever she tries to help out with theater preparations. She's nowhere near as bad as Erica, though.²* DemotedToExtra: Like Ogami, she appears very briefly in the first chapter of ''So Long, My Love'' despite being one of the major characters for the first four games.²* FearOfThunder: She's scared to death of ever since she was a child.²* FirstGirlWins: If the player gets her ending.²* FloralThemeNaming: ("Sakura" -- cherry blossoms.)²* FriendToAllChildren: Definitely seems to have a thing for kids.²* GenerationXerox: Like Kazuma before her, Sakura becomes a swordswoman and joins a squadron to fight off the demons in Tokyo.²* HairDecorations: Her red ribbon.²* HeroesPreferSwords: She primarily uses the Arataka, the katana originally owned by Kazuma Shinguji, as her WeaponOfChoice.²* HeroicLineage: Her father Kazuma was a hero who served in the original anti-demon squadron.²* HimeCut: She has a long hairstyle typical of a Japanese swordswoman.²* HonorBeforeReason: She has a very strong sense of justice.²%%* HotBlooded: In a way.²* IaijutsuPractitioner: Can split water drops in half.²* IconicOutfit: Her most iconic look in the series is her pink kimono and red hakama.²* KatanasAreJustBetter: Her WeaponOfChoice is the Arataka originally owned by her father Kazuma Shinguji when she begins her journey to become a swordswoman and a member of the Imperial Combat Revue.²* KimonoIsTraditional: When not in the field, she always wears a pink kimono.²* LadyOfWar: When it counts, she is the most serious warrior of the Flower Brigade.²* LegendaryInTheSequel: By the time of the 2019 game, she has become a legendary top star in the Imperial Combat Revue to the point where Sakura Amamiya tries to emulate her style.²* MasterSwordswoman: She's known for her mastery of the katana, as demonstrated when she uses the Arataka to easily cut down a Wakiji in the ActionPrologue to the 1996 game and later when she uses that sword to kill some of the demons.²* MilitaryBrat: Her father, Kazuma, was involved in the Imperial Japanese Army as an officer and was one of the many soldiers who died fighting the demon forces in Tokyo.²* MindControlEyes: She gets these when she was mind-controlled by Aoi Satan.²* NamedWeapons: Her sword, Reiken-Arataka.²* NiceGirl: ClingyJealousGirl tendencies aside, she has a generous demeanor.²* PinkMeansFeminine: Her outfit incorporates a pink kimono.²* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Tomboy to Sumire's girly girl. Compared to her, Sakura is quite clumsy and a real country girl, and out of the whole Flower Brigade, she takes her role as a warrior the most seriously in combat.²* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: That said, pink is her theme color and features in many of her outfits, and she's also afraid of thunder and mice. Plus, she tends to be the leading lady whenever Sumire isn't.²* WeaponOfChoice: She uses her father's katana, Arataka, as her main weapon.²* WideEyedIdealist: She's very much a warrior of justice.²* WolverinePublicity: Well, she ''is'' essentially the mascot for the entire series and pretty much the primary heroine in all medias of the series in which she is a major character (i.e. most of them). The title of the series is even, more or less, named after her.²* YamatoNadeshiko: Certainly looks the part. And acts the part.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Sumire Kanzaki]]²!!Sumire Kanzaki²[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sumire_kanzaki_2738.jpg]]²[[quoteright:300:[[labelnote:Click here to see Sumire circa 1940]]https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/project_sakura_wars_2019_06_26_19_001.jpg[[/labelnote]]]]²->Voiced by: Creator/MichieTomizawa (Japanese), Sascha Biesi (English, ''Sakura Wars 1'' OVA), Lauren Zinn (English, ''Sakura Wars 2'' OVA), Leigh Anderson Fisher (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTV''), Creator/MichelleRuff (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTheMovie''), Christiana Yuuki (English, ''Sakura Taisen: ~Su~Mi~Re~'')²²A [[BladeOnAStick naginata]] expert, Sumire is the heiress of Kanzaki Heavy Industries which developed the kohbu armor, being the daughter of Shigeki and Hinako Kanzaki as well as the granddaughter of Tadayoshi Kanzaki. After the Flower Division's battle with Ōkubo Nagayasu, Sumire steps down as a member due to her failing spirit power. Following the Great Demon War in 1930, Sumire becomes the Imperial Theater's general manager and, after sensing the demons' inevitable return, forms a new Flower Division nine years later.²----²* BeautyMark: She has one next to her left eye.²* BenevolentBoss: She cares very deeply about the new Flower Division once she becomes commander, often giving the emotional support and encouragement to the team.²* BigGood: By the time of the 2019 game, she's become the commander of the Imperial Combat Revue as well as the Imperial Theater's manager.²* BladeOnAStick: She uses a naginata as her main weapon when in foot and in a Kohbu.²* BreakTheHaughty: She experiences this in the TV series when she starts to feel threatened by Sakura's growing prominence within the Flower Division. She gets over it after reconciling with Shigeki.²* BroughtDownToNormal: Due to the strain of fighting the demons, as well as her days as the test pilot for the original Koubu, Sumire's spiritual power waned considerably to the point that she could no longer pilot a Koubu.²* TheBusCameBack: Sumire was PutOnABus after retiring from the Imperial Combat Revue in the ''~Su~Mi~Re~'' OVA, but did later reappear in a few of the stage shows. She finally makes her return in ''Dramatic Dungeon'' and gets a more prominent role in ''VideoGame/SakuraWars2019'' as the Flower Division's commander.²* CulturedBadass: She is a sophisticated heiress.²* DislikesTheNewGuy: Sumire disagrees with the higher-ups about Sakura joining the Flower Division... at first.²* FloralThemeNaming: "Sumire" -- Manchurian violets.²* FluffyFashionFeathers: By the time of the 2019 game she's taken to wearing a feathered stole.²* GracefulLadiesLikePurple: Favors a purple kimono.²* HiddenHeartOfGold: She's arrogant and conceited, but she does genuinely care about the rest of the team.²* HonestCorporateExecutive: By the time of the 2019 game, she's completely faithful in restoring the Imperial Combat Revue to its former glory and plucks Kamiyama from the Navy because of his potential. Not to mention she's still involved with Kanzaki Heavy Industries.²* IconicOutfit: Her purple kimono robe.²* ImpossiblyLowNeckline: Her kimono sometimes looks like it's one deep breath away from a wardrobe malfunction. By the time she's in her thirties she's chosen to cover her shoulders.²* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Although she can be a RichBitch, it becomes clear that she deeply cares about the team later on.²* KimonoFanservice: Her purple kimono often exposes her shoulders. When she becomes the new Commander of the Flower Division, she covers them.²* LadyOfWar: Graceful and ''very'' capable with her naginata.²* LastOfHerKind: As of the 2019 game, she's the only living member of not just the Imperial Combat Revue but ''any'' Combat Revue. The only reason she survived was due to being off the front lines.²* LeeroyJenkins: Does this a couple of times.²* LonelyRichKid: This is the cause of her tendencies to be such a jerk. Her father, Shigeki, and grandfather, Tadayoshi, were so absorbed into work that she was left emotionally scarred and doubtful about their love for her. Reversed later, when Shigeki appears and is revealed to be a rather decent guy otherwise and even apologizes to Sumire for not being able to spend more time with her. She forgives him.²* MaliciousMisnaming: Ogami "insults" her by calling her "Tsumire Kanzaki". She doesn't take it well.²-->'''Sumire''': It behooves you to remember that my name is ''SUMIRE''!²* MySignificanceSenseIsTingling: In ''Hizakura no Koro'', Sumire has an uneasy feeling that the demons will return to cause chaos in Tokyo once more.²* NaginatasAreFeminine: Her weapon of choice. During the 2019 game, she keeps it in her office.²* NiceJobBreakingItHeroine: In the first game and the manga, she was unwilling to forgive Sakura after the latter's disastrous debut as the leading lady in ''Ai Yue Ni'' led to the destruction of the Imperial Theater's stage.²* NoblewomansLaugh: A VERY distinctive one.²* OlderAndWiser: She's mostly grown out of her haughtiness by the time of the 2019 game, though she still gives the aura of a top actress.²* OldHeroNewPals: She gets the most focus out of all the original Flower Division members in the 2019 game and is separated from her friends, who have been annihilated in the Great Demon War. Instead, she spends time with Seijuro Kamiyama and the members of the new Flower Division.²* PlayingATree: Sumire drew the short straw during casting on ''Shonen Red (Red Lad)''; she gets to play one of the FacelessGoons, who only says "Kiii!". Bitter? Oh, a ''tad''...²* PurpleIsPowerful: She wears purple clothes in all of her scenes and throughout the series, she proves to be a capable fighter as the rest of the Flower Division. She takes this one step further when she becomes the Imperial Combat Revue's new commander after the Great Demon War apparently annihilated the original revue.²* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: In ''VideoGame/SakuraWars2019'', Sumire has a very reasonable judgment and is willing to listen to Kamiyama and his teammates.²* RetiredBadass: By the time of ''VideoGame/SakuraWars2019'', she's largely retired from the front lines and is now the commander of the new Flower Division.²* RichBitch: She was raised as a spoiled brat.²* TheRival: With Glycine during the events of ''Sakura Wars 3''.²* SoleSurvivor: By the beginning of ''VideoGame/SakuraWars2019'', she's the last survivor of the original Combat Revues who fought in the Demon War, since they sealed themselves to stop it.²* SpoiledBrat: She's quite the self-entitled heiress during her service in the Flower Division. ²* StillWearingTheOldColors: Ten years after the Great Demon War, Sumire is still wearing her purple kimono.²* SurvivorGuilt: Since she lost her spiritual powers and was forced to retire before the Great Demon War, Sumire could do nothing to help or save her friends when they were wiped out. By the time of the 2019 game, she's still haunted by it.²-->'''Sumire:''' "To leave me behind... is just unforgivable! Please... Wait! Wait!! I... I don't want to be left alone!!"²* TeamPrimaDonna: She's a self-professed star of the Flower Division, both on stage and on the battlefield.²* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Girly girl to Sakura's tomboy. Sumire is known for being quite graceful, and her weapon of choice is the [[NaginatasAreFeminine naginata]], not to mention she's practically an {{Ojou}}.²* TookALevelInKindness: By the events of the 2019 game, Sumire has mellowed out with age, and is now a mostly polite but proud individual.²* {{Tsundere}}: Type A.²* VitriolicBestBuds: With Kanna.²* WhoWearsShortShorts: Part of her backstage outfit in the manga. ''Not'' AnachronismStew, since early Hollywood musicals such as ''The Broadway Melody'' and ''42nd Street'' both depicted this as fairly commonplace back in TheRoaringTwenties.²* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Developed a fear of spiders after she was bitten by one in the gardens of the Kanzaki Estate when she was a little girl.²* YouAreInCommandNow: After the original Flower Division sealed themselves in the Great Demon War, Sumire took Ogami's place as the commander of the Imperial Combat Revue.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Maria Tachibana]]²!!Maria Tachibana²[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/maria_tachibana_8333.jpg]]²->Voiced by: Creator/UraraTakano (Japanese), Catherine Berry (English, ''Sakura Wars 1'' and ''2'' [=OVAs=]), Kelsey Kling (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTV''), Creator/MariDevon (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTheMovie'' and ''Sakura Taisen: ~Su~Mi~Re~'', as "Jane Alan")²²An ice-cold Russian-Japanese gun expert from Kiev, Maria is a combat veteran of the Russian Revolution and the initial captain of the Imperial Combat Revue.²²During the civil war against the Bolsheviks, Maria was known in the White Russian movement as ''Kazuar''.²----²* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: A decorated war veteran and markswoman, Maria is a capable leader of the Flower Division.²* BadassInCharge: Downplayed and simultaneously subverted. She's very badass on her own and can even lead a military team competently but is terrible at leading and training civilians with no experience. It's precisely why Ohgami replaced her as captain.²* BrokenBird: Due to her experience in the civil war in Imperial Russia.²* ButNotTooForeign: Half Russian, half Japanese.²* ChildSoldier: While most members in the Flower Division are in their mid-to-late teens or early twenties, Maria stands out as being a veteran of the Russian Revolution at 19.²* ColdSniper: She was an infamous sniper in the Russian Civil War.²* DarkIsNotEvil: She wears an all-black ensemble and serves as the vice-captain of the Flower Division.²* DefrostingIceQueen: Maria begins to warm up to the rest of the team after getting over her HeroicBSOD at the end of her chapter.²* DespairEventHorizon: She fell into despair when she watched her captain die during the Russian Revolution.²* FloralThemeNaming: ("Tachibana" oranges.)²* FromCamouflageToCriminal: Maria used to be a White Russian soldier and left for America to operate as a gangster when the military component of the movement was largely defeated by the Bolsheviks.²* GoodIsNotNice: Due to her suffering a HeroicBSOD from her experiences during the Russian Revolution and following Civil War in 1917.²* HeroicRussianEmigre: Originally a soldier who fought and lost in the 1917 Russian Revolution, she fights on the side of good as the vice-captain of the Imperial Combat Revue.²* HiddenBuxom: She tends to wear clothing that hides her considerable bust size, but there are several instances where one can see that she's quite stacked.²* ImprobableAimingSkills: She's a crack shot with her revolver.²* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: As cold as she may be, she really does care about her comrades.²* LadyOfWar: One who has fought in an actual war, at that.²* ModestyBedsheet: In chapter 3 of the original game, Maria wakes up from a nightmare about her experiences in the Russian Revolution and invokes this trope.²%%* NotSoStoic²* NumberTwo: She becomes the vice-captain of the Flower Division after Ogami replaces her.²* PeekABangs: Her hair always covers her left eye.²* ProfessionalKiller: After the Russian Civil War, she worked as a mafia hitwoman in America before being recruited into the Flower Division.²* QuicklyDemotedWoman: She starts off as the Flower Division's team captain, but is quickly replaced by Ogami. In the canonical OVA, she stepped down voluntarily, even citing her gender as a reason. In the TV series (and to a lesser degree, even the original game), she is ''much'' more resentful of Ogami's promotion, but the reason for her demotion seems to be her lack of empathy and inability to pull the team together, not possession of a second X chromosome.²* RevolversAreJustBetter: Maria uses an Enfield Number 2 Mark 1 revolver as her main weapon.²* SecondLove: She can possibly have this with Ogami if her route is pursued during the games. Her first love interest, Yuri, was killed during the Russian Revolution.²* ShellShockedVeteran: Maria is haunted from the experience of fighting in the Russian Civil War.²* ShootTheBullet: Maria tries this as a ''party trick'' in the canonical OVA series -- she calls it "Kampai (Cheers)".²* TheStoic: She's almost always calm and collected.²* SurprisinglyGoodEnglish: Justified that she lived in America as a mafia gangster after the conclusion of the Russian Civil War. Her VA, Urara Takano, can speak it fluently too.²* {{Tomboy}}: The suit alone should tell you that she's not a GirlyGirl by any means.²* YouAreInCommandNow: After Ogami leaves for Paris at the end of ''Thou Shalt Not Die'', Maria temporarily reassumes her position as the Flower Division's captain.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Iris Châteaubriand]]²!!Vicomtesse Iris de Châteaubriand²[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/iris_de_chateaubriand_9361.jpg]]²->Voiced by: Creator/KumikoNishihara (Japanese), Jessica Schwartz (English, ''Sakura Wars 1'' and ''2'' [=OVAs=]), Evita Arce / Larissa Wolcott (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTV''), Creator/CarrieSavage (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTheMovie'' and ''Sakura Taisen: ~Su~Mi~Re~'')²²The daughter of Robert and Marguerite Châteaubriand, Iris is a French telekinetic/telepath/teleporter from Champagne.²----²* CheerfulChild: Particularly in the games.²* CompanionCube[=/=]SecurityBlanket: Her teddy bear, Jean-Paul.²* CreepyChild: In the TV series. She cheers up later.²* CuteMute: In the TV series, Iris is usually silent, except when talking to her teddy bear, Jean-Paul.²* EmotionalPowers: Her powers can manifest when she's scared or angry, given her powers is what caused her to be confined to her bedroom before she joined the Imperial Combat Revue.²* FloralThemeNaming: ''Iris''.²* GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals: Jean-Paul, her stuffed bear, is her signature item. Her psionic ability to heal people even manifests with many copies of him suddenly surrounding the subject.²* GoMadFromTheIsolation: When Iris gets recruited to join the Imperial Combat Revue, her isolation from the outside world due to her PsychicPowers have taken a toll on her mental state. By the time of the 1996 game, she finally hits her breaking point during her date with Ogami. The frustration she feels is what leads her to trigger the destruction of the movie theater she and Ogami are in.²* HairDecorations: A pink bow.²* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Blonde girl as the healer? You betcha! x2 considering her kohbu is gold.²* HealingHands: Part of her psychic abilities, and she serves as the team's main battlefield medic.²%%* InnocentBlueEyes²* LonelyRichKid: Her parents were so scared of her enormous PsychicPowers that they locked her away in her fancy bedroom, and her only company were her dolls and teddies until Ayame Fujieda recruited her; Iris became extremely withdrawn and scared of everyone as a consequence, holding on her teddy bear Jean-Paul as a SecurityBlanket.²* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: The ''Shin Ai Yue Ni'' stage play has her gain the ability to revive the dead at the cost of her own life energy. Iris would have sacrificed herself to resurrect a recently slain Sakura until her teammates including Sumire agreed to share the burden using their own spirit powers.²* PrecociousCrush: Wants to marry Ogami when she grows up.²* PsychicPowers: Due to her immense spiritual power level.²* TheRival: With Coquelicot in the events of ''Sakura Wars 3''.²* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: Arguably, with Leni Milchstrasse.²* ShesAllGrownUp: She's 15 by the time the events of ''Dramatic Dungeon'' starts.²%%* ShrinkingViolet: In the TV series.²* TeleportersAndTransporters: Iris can even teleport her Kohbu around the battlefield.²* ThirdPersonPerson: In the Japanese version. It seems to be avoided in any of the English dubs (in which she says, "I", "me", instead of saying her name).²%%* TokenMiniMoe: Of the Flower Division.²* TookALevelInBadass: Throughout the games, she becomes more competent in straight combat. Even in the first game in her CripplingOverspecialization as CombatMedic, her powers become apparently more important as the game progresses and she becomes an important asset that the player does well to increase her capabilities.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Kohran Li]]²!!Kohran Li ²[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/li_kohran_9186.jpg]]²->Voiced by: Creator/YurikoFuchizaki (Japanese), Boni Hester (English, ''Sakura Wars 1'' and ''2'' [=OVAs=]), Samantha Inoue-Harte (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTV''), Creator/DorothyEliasFahn (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTheMovie'' and ''Sakura Taisen: ~Su~Mi~Re~'', as "Annie Pastrano")²²Kohran is a Chinese GadgeteerGenius Meganekko from Beijing with a Kansai accent. ²----²* AllLovingHero: She's kind and loving to man and machine alike.²* AshFace: Whenever her inventions explode in front of her, Kohran's face is filled with dust.²* BadassAdorable: Kohran's a cute girl who pilots a kohbu bristling with rockets.²* BadassBookworm: She is practically the Koubu mechanic and also quite knowledgeable of other sciences.²%%* BraidsOfAction²* BrokenPedestal: Kohran undergoes a crisis of faith when she discovers Shinnosuke Yamazaki, whom she has revered for years, has become the BigBad.²* ChineseGirl: She was born and initially raised in Beijing, China before Ayame made arrangements for her to move to Japan as part of a plan to be recruited into the Imperial Combat Revue.²* TheEngineer: She serves as the Flower Division's chief engineer, responsible for making repairs and improvements to the kohbu.²* ExplosiveOverclocking: She can do absolutely miraculous things with an iron/coal/steam technology base, but almost everything she makes beyond simple utilitarian items blows up after one incredibly successful use. Or during that use.²* FamilyExtermination: Her immediate family back in China was killed when armed bandits raided her hometown prior to being recruited formally into the division.²* FloralThemeNaming: "Li" uses the same character as the Japanese plum; "Kohran" -- crimson orchid.²* GenkiGirl: A lighthearted girl who loves a good prank.²* KansaiRegionalAccent: Known to speak with a Kansai accent since she spent most of her life in Japan's Kansai region away from China.²* MacrossMissileMassacre: Her kohbu's main weapon is to fire several missiles at once.²* MadBomber: A heroic example, to a certain extent. ²* MadScientist: Complete with her inventions having a tendency to explode.²* {{Meganekko}}: She's never seen without her glasses.²* NiceGirl: Don't assume that her obsession with machines makes her not care about other people.²* {{Qipao}}: Always wears one as her main clothes.²* ShesGotLegs: As shown nicely by her qipao.²* WeakButSkilled: Her empathy with her kohbu and its long-range compensates for her relatively low power level.²* WideEyedIdealist: She believes in a world where man and machine may march forward to a future of friendship and prosperity.²* WrenchWench: She is the division's personal version of Q and the designer of a lot of its gear. She really has no problem grabbing a toolbox and getting to work.²* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: She gets traumatized at the sight of fire, having lost her family to one as a child.²* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Purple hair.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Kanna Kirishima]]²!!Kanna Kirishima²[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/kanna_kirishima_6801.jpg]]²->Voiced by: Creator/MayumiTanaka (Japanese), Sheila Gordon (English, ''Sakura Wars 1'' OVA), Lane West (English, ''Sakura Wars 2'' OVA), Lee Eddy (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTV''), Creator/MaryElizabethMcGlynn (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTheMovie'' and ''Sakura Taisen: ~Su~Mi~Re~'', as "Melissa Williamson")²²Kanna is an Okinawan karate champion. Both a BoisterousBruiser and a GentleGiant. ²----²²* AlliterativeName: '''K'''anna '''K'''irishima.²* AmazonianBeauty: Kanna is a humongous martial artist who showcases a muscular build whenever she shows some skin and is capable of drop-kicking ''sharks''. She is a potential love interest.²* BadassLongcoat: Some incarnations of the franchise has her wearing this rather than her trademark karate gear.²* BicepPolishingGesture: Kanna's known to do this, and showcasing her large guns is one of the things that can ([[MultipleEndings potentially]]) make Ichiro attracted to her.²* {{Bifauxnen}}: Some might at first mistake her for a "he" instead of a "she".²* BoobsOfSteel: She's easily the most physically-oriented member of the Flower Division, and is also the bustiest among them (though this is relative to her overall body size).²* BrooklynRage: She speaks with a heavy Brooklyn accent in the English dub of the TV series.²%%* CoolBigSis: To the rest of the Flower Division (except Sumire).²* DarkSkinnedRedhead: [[HairColorDissonance Or is it brown?]]²* FloralThemeNaming: ''Canna'' lilies, paulownia trees -- "Kiri" in Japanese, and/or the "Kirishima" azalea.²* GoodOldFisticuffs: Her Kohbu fights using its bare robot hands. ²** Kanna also uses this when on foot, since she was trained to fight with karate.²* HugeSchoolgirl: Visibly taller than her male commander, and taller than just about every woman in the series.²* InnocentFanserviceGirl: She totally didn't seem to mind Ogami walking into the showers when she's in it.²* TheLadette: She has some rather crude language in the original Japanese (though she averts using masculine pronouns). She's given [[AccentAdaptation a heavy masculine-sounding Brooklyn accent]] in the TV series.²* MartialArtsHeadband: She's never seen without her white headband.²* VitriolicBestBuds: With Sumire. They may argue all the time, but Kanna is absolutely devastated when she hears that Sumire is going to retire from the Imperial Combat Revue.²* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Kanna's greatest fear in the world is snakes (Justified, as Okinawa is home to the habu, one of the most venomous species of snakes in the country - and with a nasty habit of getting into people's houses in search of rats to eat).²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Orihime Soletta]]²!!Orihime Soletta²[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/orihime_soletta_5604.jpg]]²->Voiced by: Creator/MayaOkamoto (Japanese), Jessica Smolins (English, ''Sakura Wars 2'' OVA), Creator/MelissaFahn (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTheMovie'' and ''Sakura Taisen: ~Su~Mi~Re~'', as "Tina Dixon")²²The daughter of Seiya Ogata and Carino Soletta, Orihime is a half-Italian/half-Japanese spitfire with an intense dislike of Japanese men. She used to be stationed in the Star Division in Europe alongside Leni, Subaru, and Ratchet before she was relocated to Japan with Leni.²----²* AloofDarkHairedGirl: She certainly does have black hair.²* AnimeAccentAbsence: Averted; Orihime speaks with a heavy accent, which is based on her Italian upbringing.²* BrokenBird: Due to being abandoned by Ogata.²* BrainwashedAndCrazy: In the movie after Orihime is ambushed by Patrick.²* ButNotTooForeign: She's half-Italian, half-Japanese.²* CulturedBadass: She's a well-versed actress with a taste for Italian traditions. After joining the Flower Division, she gradually becomes more open to Japanese culture.²* DamselInDistress: Is this when she got caught by Kaijin forces in ''Sakura Wars 3'' and when she was caught and brainwashed by Patrick in the movie.²* DoesNotLikeMen: Orihime hates Japanese men, due to her issues with her DisappearedDad, Seiya Ogata. After Ogami helps her find Ogata and make peace with him in chapter 7, she gets better.²* ElegantClassicalMusician: Happens to be an excellent pianist.²* HomingLasers: Her mecha is equipped with these, making it ideal for clearing swarms of enemies.²* MeaningfulName: "Soletta" means lonely or miserable.²* RichBitch: She comes from a noble family, and she is also abrasive, like Sumire.²* SomethingAboutARose: She's depicted with roses plenty of times, with some of her outfits having a rose motif.²* StellarName "Orihime", the Japanese name of the star Vega. Orihime used to be part of the Star Division.²%%* [[ThoseTwoGuys Those Two Girls]]: When with Leni.²* {{Tsundere}}: She has a very sharp temper, with Ogami initially bearing the brunt of most of it.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Leni Milchstraße]]²!!Leni Milchstraße²[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/leni_milchstrasse_5549.jpg]]²->Voiced by: Creator/KazueIkura (Japanese), Kelley Huston (English, ''Sakura Wars 2'' OVA), Creator/MonaMarshall (English, ''Anime/SakuraWarsTheMovie'' and ''Sakura Taisen: ~Su~Mi~Re~'')²²Leni is a quiet and introspective German girl who seems to be hiding an old but powerful trauma. She used to be stationed in the Star Division in Europe alongside Orihime, Subaru, and Ratchet before she was relocated to Japan with Orihime.²----²* {{Ballet}}: She's a rather exceptional dancer, [[AllThereInTheManual according to supplementary materials]].²* BewareTheQuietOnes: Becomes this when she fights in her Eisenkleid against demon forces.²* BigNo: Leni yells "No!" when she stops Ratchet from killing Orihime in the movie.²* {{Bifauxnen}}: To the point where the game itself doesn't reveal her true gender until the second disk.²* {{Bokukko}}: She addresses herself as ''boku''.²* BrainwashedAndCrazy: Happens to her in the second game courtesy of Suiko.²* BrokenBird: Due to being a {{Tykebomb}}.²* CharacterDevelopment: Leni becomes friendlier with everyone in the Imperial Combat Revue over the course of ''Sakura Wars 2''.²* DamselInDistress: Leni's this when she got caught by Kaijin forces in ''Is Paris Burning?''.²* DefrostingIceQueen: Thanks in large part to both Ogami and Iris.²* EmotionlessGirl: She starts off very cold and distant.²* HeroesLoveDogs: Enjoys being with the Imperial Combat Revue's dog, as seen in the movie.²* InterfaceSpoiler: Averted. Chimes won't sound when you lose or gain her RelationshipValues (which are only for the heroines before ''3'') until her GenderReveal, hiding the fact that you can end up with her.²* NotSoStoic: Leni gets emotional when she and the rest of Flower Division end up having to fight a BrainwashedAndCrazy Orihime in the movie.²-->'''Leni''': Orihime! Wake up, please! Come on!²* TheQuietOne: She's usually quiet.²* ReadingLips: She helps the Paris Flower Division by watching the kaijin's conversation with binoculars.²* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Reni or Leni?²* TheSpock: She starts off solely focused on how to bring about an efficient victory, and is willing to risk the lives of others to do so.²* StellarName: "Milchstrasse" -- the Milky Way.²* TheStoic: She has a very calm and logical demeanor.²* {{Tykebomb}}: Leni was part of a German program to create children with high spirit power.²* TakingTheBullet: At the end of the film, Ratchet attempts to kill Orihime, but Leni gets in the way and her Eisenkleid gets destroyed.²* [[ThoseTwoGuys Those Two Girls]]: When with Orihime or later Iris.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Ratchet Altair (Lachette)]]²!!Ratchet Altair (Lachette)²²-->See her entry on the [[Characters/SakuraWarsStarDivision Star Division]] page.²²[[/folder]]²²----

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