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Note: This page pertains to the characters' portrayal in the Advanced V.G. series of games. For the OVA related character sheet, go here.

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Yuka Takeuichi

The Protagonist and Heroine of the Advanced V.G. series (and in all other continuities). She's an 18 year old Karateka, who works as a combat waitress at Hanna Miller's diner, and is Miranda Jahana's main obstacle. She is voiced by Yukana.

Tamao Mitsurugi

A newcomer, who greatly respects and admires Yuka, and strives to become like her role model. To that end, she's chosen to emulate Yuka's fighting style. From Advanced V.G. II onwards, she replaces Reimi as the series' deuteragonist. She is voiced by Chinami Nishimura.

Reimi Jahana

The Chairwoman of the Jahana Corporation and the VG Tournament's former champion, until she was defeated by Yuka Takeuchi. Reimi continues to be one of the top competitors and serves as Yuka's primary rival, as she intends to reclaim her rightful place as "Goddess". She is voiced by Kumiko Watanabe.
  • Aloof Ally: She regards Yuka as a Worthy Opponent, rather than a friend. But she isn't completely without feeling for her and has used her status as Chairwoman to investigate the goings-on of Section-9, on Yuka's behalf.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: She's impeccably dressed in a grey pants-suit and black necktie, minus a jacket.
    • Cultured Badass: Luxuriously wealthy, owns a private rose garden which serves as her fighting stage, and cruises around in a red Convertible.
  • But Not Too Foreign: Reimi is of mixed heritage, with her father (Souichiro) being Japanese, while her mother (Miranda) is American.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: She's initially distant from the others, but begins to warm up to them following her defeat. Somewhat.
  • Final Boss: Zigzagged.
    • At the end of the original VG, you face the K units immediately after defeating her.
    • Played Straight in Advanced V.G. II, where she's the final opponent for Kaori and Saki's normal modes.
  • Lady of War: She's a a perfectionist, who prides herself on her beauty and fighting skills. Her attacks are also rose themed, several of which involve somersaults.
  • The Ojou: Reimi commands a great deal of respect and admiration, both as the heiress to the Jahana Family and as acting Chairwoman. Which becomes her official status, once she and her father permanently strip her mother of her position, after compiling evidence of her dealings with Section-9.
  • Ojou Ringlets: Two locks of her hair frame her face like sideburns, and curl down her front.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: Unlike most examples of the trope, Reimi doesn't obsess over it since she's confident that she'll defeat Yuka and reclaim her former glory, in due time.
  • Rapunzel Hair: It's long enough to reach her waist.
  • The Rival: She's determined to reclaim her former crown by defeating Yuka, which is reflected in the opening animation for Advanced V.G..
  • Something About a Rose: Nearly all of her moves are rose themed, her rose garden serves as her fighting stage in the first Advanced V.G., and her surname, "Jahana", means: "evil flower".
    • Not to mention in the prior H-games she appeared, Reimi is covered with rose's thorns only when she's defeated.
  • Super Prototype: During Reimi's childhood, her mother used her as a testbed for her Hybrids. The research was later used to create the K series and the Material Twins.
  • Tritagonist: In the original Advanced V.G., she was the reigning/defending champion of the tournament, which made her the most plot relevant character next to Yuka. But Tamao's introduction to the series relegated Reimi to being the third most important character (see the Aloof Ally entry).
  • Unwitting Pawn: Reimi's augmentations, along with the hellish training she'd been forced to endure as a child, enabled her to eventually become the VG Tournament's three time champion. Except it wasn't for her benefit. Her mother had secretly created the K units, in case anyone proved capable enough to defeat Reimi. When they appeared after her loss to Yuka, Reimi finally realized that her mother had been using her.
  • What Measure Is a Mook??: Rather than kill Reimi for losing to Yuka, Miranda considered her a waste of time and effort. From then on, she focused on perfecting her hybrids.
  • Whitehaired Pretty Girl: It's closer to silvery grey, which stands out from the rest of the cast, along with Kaori's purple hair, and Manami's pink hair.
    • Hair Color Dissonance: In some of Reimi's appearances (like her AVG2 character sprite), her hair is violet instead.
  • Worthy Opponent: While she respects Yuka's ability, she regards her more as an equal, than a friend.

Jun Kubota

A former Olympic wrestler, who was disgraced after being banned from future competition due to use of excessive force, which earned her the nickname: "Bonecrusher". She now aims to restore her honor by competing in the VG ring. She is voiced by Chiharu Tezuka.
  • Amazonian Beauty: She ties with Saki for having the tallest character sprite (excluding Miranda's) and is depicted as having a semi-muscular physique. And she's a looker, as there's a hidden sprite of her showing off her figure in a bikini.
  • Ambiguously Brown: While her name suggests she's Japanese, her actual ethnicity remains in question, due to her dark complexion and green eye color, which gives her the look of a foreigner.
  • The Atoner: See the Never Live it Down entry.
  • Berserk Button: As mentioned in her character summary, she hates being called by her old nickname, because of the stigma associated with it. Doing so could get the offender hurt.
  • The Big Girl: In terms of height and physical strength.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Complete with No Indoor Voice when calling out her attacks.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Jun is one of the hardest hitting characters in the game - enough to send opponents flying offscreen with her "Kubota Shuttle" while inflicting massive damage. To say nothing of her "Kubota Buster".
  • Girls Love Stuffed Animals: Revealed by her second ending in Advanced V.G., where she's shown in polka dot pajamas, while lying atop a mountain of animal plushies.
  • Ground Punch: "Earth Shaker" functions as a mid-range version of Terry Bogard's "Power Wave".
  • Megaton Punch: "Kubota Shuttle" sends the victim flying offscreen for several seconds. It lops off ½ their health meter on the way up, and adds another ¼ damage when they land.
  • Meteor Move: Jun's "Kubota Buster" is a high flying backbreaker, where she leaps offscreen for several seconds. When she lands, it eats ¼ of their life meter, while the HDM version gouges almost a full barnote ; making it one of the most devastating moves in the game.
  • Mighty Glacier: True to form, what Jun lacks in speed is more than made up for with raw power and stamina. If she gets a hold of you, you're gonna feel it.
  • Modesty Shorts: She wears a black pair of biker shorts under her skirt, to prevent any panty shots.
  • Never Live it Down: The disgrace of being permanently banned from the Olympics hasn't been easy for her to live with. Which is why it's important to her that she restore her honor.
  • The Rival: Seemingly to both Yuka and Erina Goldsmith, with whom she appears to be Vitriolic Best Buds.
  • She Is Not My Girlfriend: Jun agreed to accompany Erina to the United States, to translate one of her letters for her - in which she said Jun was her girlfriend! Which was unintentional on Erina's partnote , since she meant it platonically (i.e. a female friend). But the way it'd been written made it sound as if she and Jun were dating. Jun tries in earnest to clear up the misunderstanding.
  • Shout-Out: If you look behind her head, during her 2nd ending, you'll see she has a plush doll of Usagi.
  • Statuesque Stunner: Noted in the Amazonian Beauty entry.
  • Tomboy: ...with a well-hidden girly streak, that is (see the Girls Love Stuffed Animals entry).
  • Wrestler in All of Us: As former Olympic wrestler, her moveset naturally includes the use of grappling, lariats, backbreakers, and the like.

Erina Goldsmith

She's the VG Tournament's lone American entrant and proud owner of The Rival Casino. But despite her outwardly happy-go-lucky demeanor, she's got a Dark and Troubled Past and chip on her shoulder. She is voiced by Miyuki Matsushita.
  • But Not Too Foreign: She's an American who was raised in Japan and is said to have some Japanese ancestry.
  • Cat Smile: Along with a Sweatdrop, while watching Yuka clean more than 10 trays of food in matter of seconds!
  • Cool Big Sis: To her team of bunnies, who all look up to her and act as her private cheering section.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She was bullied as a child because of her natural blonde hair color, which caused her to retaliate by turning to delinquency and violence. But she grew out of it years later.
  • Eloquent in My Native Tongue: Averted. Having spent all her life in Japan, Erina neither speaks or understands english.
    • First seen in the original Advanced V.G., when she meets Yuka who tried speaking to her in (broken) english, until Erina replied that she only spoke Japanese.
    • For her character ending in part II, Erina asks Jun to come with her to the US, so she could translate one of the letters she'd written to her grandmother. Hilarity Ensuesnote .
  • Friendly Rivalry: Erina has a naturally outgoing personality and has several friends competing in the tournament:
    • Jun has become her best friend, to where she's even listed as one of Erina's "likes" in her character bio. So her endings usually involve Jun in some way and some of their official art shows them hanging out together.
    • She's close friends with Manami and Yuuki too, since all three of them are from the Kansai region. They're seen hanging out together during Manami's ending in Advanced V.G. II, where she consoles Manami (by letting her cry in her boobs), after her sweetshop collapses on itself.
  • Gag Boobs: Hers are the second biggest melons in the game and she uses 'em to carry a cigarette lighter. She also used them as pillows to comfort Manami, as noted in the preceding entry (though Manami tells her that Yuka's boobs are bigger).
  • Gainaxing: Seen during her victory pose, where they bounce just as she turns to face the screen.
  • Gorgeous Gaijin: She's American, has a pair of melons that rival Fujiko's, along with a killer bod and a great pair of legs. Plus, she parades around in a bunny costume.
  • In-Series Nickname: Her friends call her "Erinlin", though Manami prefers to call her "Bunny" or "Erinlin-chan".
  • Phenotype Stereotype: She's American, so naturally, she's tall, blonde, and busty.
  • Playboy Bunny: Erina is the only other tournament entrant, besides Reimi, who's self-sponsored. Her bunny costume is her work uniform which she wears, during her matches, to promote her casino.
  • Playing with Fire: That's what the cigarette lighter's for, except her ki manipulation makes it more like a mini-flamethrower.
  • Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs: One of her specials unleashes a high speed barrage of punches.
  • The Rival: It's the name of her casino, and she seems to have a 'friendly' rivalry going with Jun Kubota.
  • She's Got Legs: As the stereotypical busty blonde type, they were a given.
  • Stocking Filler: She keeps her legs covered in lavender stockings, as part of her uniform.
  • Statuesque Stunner: According to her official character bio, she's 5'8½" tall.
  • Token Minority: As both the only American and the only foreigner competing in the tournament.
  • Victoria's Secret Compartment: Her character portrait shows she keeps a cigarette lighter tucked snugly in her cleavage.

Kaori Yanase

An 18 year old computer analyst and practitioner of Taekwondo, who's one of the top competitors in the tournament and is considered a favorite to win it. But her main motivation is the score she has to settle with Reimi Jahana. She is voiced by Yuri Shiratori.
  • Always Second Best: Despite being a prodigy in Taekwondo and having won several regional titles, she has yet to win the VG Tournament because of Reimi. She's only made as far as the finals, two years in a row.
  • Awesome by Analysis: It's her job, and she uses her analytical skills to study and gauge the competition.
  • Enemy Mine: Downplayed, as she and Reimi are rivals, rather than actual enemies. In the later chapters of Advanced V.G. II's story mode, she uses her computer skills to help Reimi, by decoding encrypted files concerning Miranda's latest hybrid project.
  • Extremity Extremist: All of her moves result in kicks, even if a punch button is used.
  • It's Personal: She harbors no ill-will towards Reimi, but she hasn't forgotten the humiliation of losing to her either and wants to prove herself by facing Reimi again.
  • Kick Chick: She's V.G's equivalent of King, including launching her ki attacks with her legs, much like King's "Venom Strike" and "Double Strike". While her first super is similar to King's "Illusion Dance".
  • Meganekko: Kaori wears glasses with rectangular lenses.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: Kaori is officially recognized as one of the tournament's top competitors and is considered a favorite to win it. But she not only has Reimi to contend with, there's the Kyokushin practicioners (i.e. Yuka, Satomi, and Tamao) as well.
  • Proper Lady: She speaks primly in a soft-spoken tone, as befitting her mannerism, and dresses in conservative, feminine attire.
  • The Rival: To Reimi (noted in the Always Second Best entry).
  • She's Got Legs: Hers are toned and shapely from years of martial arts practice.
    • Stocking Filler: Their curvature is accentuated by sensual dark leggings and white ankle guards.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: In the original H-Game series, Kaori advanced to the finals in the previous two tournaments, but had to suffer the penalty both times she lost to Reimi. Meaning, she was publicly raped. The Advanced V.G. series nixed that part altogether, so she only suffered defeat.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: It's closer to purple, which contrasts with the other girls' normal hair colors.

Manami Kusunoki

A popular Idol Singer, who uses her childlike appearance to attract fans. And, while genuinely cheerful and energetic, she's perfectly willing to act like a kid, if it means gaining an advantage. She is voiced by Kae Araki.

Satomi Yajima

Yuka's childhood friend and sparring partner from the Kyokushin Dojo. She's had to support herself and her brother, since their parents deaths years ago. So she hopes to win the tournament's prize package to give them a better life. She is voiced by Chisa Yokoyama.
  • Alternate Company Equivalent: She's basically Kyo Kusagani in female form.
    • Not only does she have several of his attacks (with different attack names, 'natch) she even borrows his "ore no!" attack phrase for some of them. She also mimics his taunt pose, in which both emit a miniature flame while posing with a hand on their hip. The only difference being, Kyo wags his finger during his, whereas Satomi upturns the palm of her other hand.
    • One of the omakes from "Rise of the Cabalistic Goddess" artbook lampshades it, by having Yuka poke fun at her by donning Kyo's KoF '94 outfit; causing Satomi to get annoyed.
  • Beauty Mark: Hers is just beneath the corner of her left eye.
  • Best Friend: Though they don't interact much during the main story, she's always been there for Yuka. Such as during her normal mode ending in Advanced V.G. II, where she and Daisuke help Yuka out of her slump.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Used to illustrate the fact that she's poor and that she's a tomboy.
  • Childhood Friends: With Yuka, as noted in her example section.
  • Cool Big Sis: To her kid brother, Daisuke.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: Satomi's normal mode ending in Advanced V.G. II is similar to Ken's from SF: Alpha 2. Her end boss battle has her face Yuka, who's lost her fighting spirit after the events of the previous tournament, just as Ken's final match is against Ryu for the same reason.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: If you unlock her 2nd ending in Advanced V.G's story mode, she succeeds in winning the prize money and her brother makes a full recovery. Making it a literal example.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: An unusual case, since her in-game character sprite makes her skirt appear even length, with the hem being just above her knees. Yet the thumbnail for her ending in Advanced V.G. II clearly shows that it's supposed to be more like a sarong. The same as her OVA depiction.
  • Girl Next Door: Satomi is the 'plainest' of all the girls, due to her short mussy looking hair and her natural athleticism. Which gives her the look of a tomboyish young woman.
  • Healthcare Motivation: Her kid brother suffers from an unspecified condition, that requires costly treatments. So she's set her sights on winning the tournament's prize money, to cover it.
  • Ill Brother: Noted in the preceding entry.
  • I'm Not Pretty: According to her bio, she thinks she isn't pretty like the other waitresses are, because of her hair. Since she couldn't afford to have it done, she tried cutting it herself. And by the time she finally could afford a barber, it wound up making it worse. Her fans disagree.
  • Incompatible Orientation: Yuuki nurses a one-sided crush on her, since Satomi isn't interested in other women, or romance, period.
  • Meaningful Name: The name "Satomi" means "wise beauty". Now look at the Women Are Wiser entry.
  • Minor Living Alone: Satomi and her brother have no other living relatives, so they're on their own.
  • Minor Major Character: She's occasionally seen from chapter 5 onwards, in Advanced V.G. II's story mode, where she's been looking after Yuka since she's lost her will to fight. But has little other involvement.
  • Only in It for the Money: See the Healthcare Motivation entry.
  • Ore Onna: Noted in the first Alternate Company Equivalent entry.
  • Perpetual Poverty: Satomi barely earns enough for herself and her brother to live on, despite working two jobs.
  • Playing with Fire: To a far greater extent than Erina. Half of Satomi's special attacks and all of her HDM's are fire based; usually with her entire body set ablaze.
    • Also seen during her taunt animation, where she wipes her brow, then poses while briefly emitting a flame in the palm of her hand. Meaning, she's literally playing with it.
  • Promotion to Parent: Her parents died years ago, in a car accident. She's had to look after herself and her brother ever since.
  • She's Got Legs: Best seen in her full in-game character portrait, check 'em out.
  • Shoryuken: Her "Kaenzan" is almost identical to Kyo Kusanagi's "118 Shiki Oniyaki". It's completely vertical, so she has to be right in her opponent's face to connect with it. Except Kaenzan lacks Oniyaki's priority, which makes it difficult to use reliably as anti-air.
  • Stubborn Hair: Noted in the I'm Not Pretty entry.
  • Theme Naming: The english translation of her special moves and supers are different variations on 'The Eighth' from the Orochi legend and serves as another nod to her similarity to Kyo.
  • Tomboy: A straighter example than Yuka, in terms of appearance, along with the fact she refers to herself using the "ore" pronoun.
  • Unkempt Beauty: She's a tomboy with short hair and a Beauty Mark on her left cheek, and she has an athletic figure from years of martial arts practice.
  • Visual Pun: Noted in the Playing with Fire entry.
  • V-Sign: She flashes one during her victory pose in both games. In the original, she smiles and exclaims, "Yatta!" (i.e. 'I did it!', 'Alright!', etc.). Whereas in part II, she simply say, "V!".
  • Women Are Wiser: While she enjoys sparring with Yuka, Satomi's more concerned with practical matters, like supporting her kid brother and finishing highschool. Her first ending in Advanced V.G. even shows that she eventually becomes a PE teacher.

Chiho Masuda

A runaway kunoichi, who wants to the tournament prize money to make a new life for herself. She is voiced by Hekiru Shiina (AVG1) and Yoko Asada (AVG2).
  • Badass Family: The Masuda Clan are a family of ninja, dating many generations back and includes several branch families, like the Kirishima. Chiho and her cousin, Kyoko, are from both houses respectively.
  • Divergent Character Evolution: In Advanced V.G. II, Tamao replaced Chiho as the game's second Shoto. So Chiho was given an entirely different moveset that was more befitting a ninja.
  • Dramatic Wind: Invoked during her victory pose in Advanced V.G. II.
  • Flash Step: As her forward dash animation, where she appears to teleport, though she can be hit out of it.
  • Flechette Storm: Chiho can launch flaming shuriken at her opponent, though the extent of this ability varies by game:
    • In the original Advanced V.G., her ultimate attack was to flood the screen with a barrage of purple flaming shuriken.
    • They glow white in the second game, where she can only throw one at a time, as her standard projectile. While the super version lets her briefly spam them 2 at a time.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: After being shot by Miranda, she uses her remaining strength to radio Yuka and the others, to tell them to take out Miranda's plane. They honor her request, albeit with reluctance, since Chiho was still onboard.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: All she wants, is to live a normal life as a highschool girl. Which is why she ran away from her clan and entered the VG tournament: in hopes of using the prize money to fund her new life.
  • Moveset Clone: Her moveset was originally the same as Yuka's and similar to a Shoto Clone.
  • Ninja Maid: Make that, ninja waitress, still played for the Fanservice.
  • No One Could Survive That!: Or so Yuka and the others thought. But The Stinger for Advanced V.G. II revealed she survived, by having her show up at her own funeral.
  • Victory by Endurance: During story mode in Advanced V.G. II, she tricks Tamao into fighting her cousin, Kyoko, for her. Then takes Kyoko out with a shuriken, while she's exhausted.

Ayako Yuuki

A dancer from the SoTO Techno Rave Club, who enters the tournament as an excuse to see as many women's bodies as possible. Yes, you read that last part right. She is voiced by Yuri Amano.
  • Badass Gay: She's a lesbian who protects other women from muggers and rapists, by using herself as bait to lure the dirtbags out of hiding. Then she beats them senseless.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her halter top's short enough that it leaves her navel fully exposed.
  • Blow You Away: The HDM version of her "Rave Twister" whips up a tornado around her body that lifts the opponent higher off the ground with each hit.
  • Combat Stilettos: In keeping with her 'rave girl' image, she fights in high-heeled stilettos.
  • Dance Battler: Yuuki incorporates elements of her dance floor routine in her fighting style and even wears her dance outfit, during her matches.
  • Dangerously Short Skirt: Which doubles as a Magic Skirt, given how short and skintight it is.
  • Everything's Better with Spinning: "Rave Twister" is her rendition of Terry Bogard's "Rising Tackle", and "Mach Spin" is loosely similar to Chun Li's "Spinning Bird Kick".
  • Eyes Always Shut: She never opens them once, including when she loses.
  • Fun Personified: Like Erina, she mainly enters the tournament for the fun of it... and so she can check out all the eye candy.
  • Girl-on-Girl Is Hot: Which, as noted in her character bio, is her exact reason for entering the tournament. Since the competition is women only and the loser of each match has to strip, it gives her a perfect excuse to see as many naked women's bodies as possible. With the added bonus of possibly hooking up with one in particular....
  • Good Samaritan: Her endings show she does volunteer work at hospitals and homeless shelters.
  • Heroine of Another Story: She may not be the big hero of the series, but, as noted in the preceding entry, she's done plenty of good through volunteer work.
  • Hurricane Kick: Noted in both the Everything's Better with Spinning examples.
  • Incompatible Orientation: Yuuki first saw Satomi during the tournament and became infatuated with her. In Advanced V.G. II's normal mode, Yuuki tries hitting on her during their pre-fight dialog, but Satomi turns her down since she isn't into other women (or romance, in general).
  • Kick Chick: Like Kaori, nearly all of her special attacks and DM's are kicks.
  • Lipstick Lesbian: Noted in the Girl-on-Girl Is Hot entry.
  • She's Got Legs: As a floor dancer, her legs are well-developed and receive plenty of focus since her fighting style is heavily dependent on them. Visually, hers are only surpassed by Yuka's and Kyoko's.

Kyoko Kirishima

Chiho's cousin, from one of the branch families of the Masuda Clan ninja. She's been ordered to find and capture her cousin for desertion, or kill Chiho if she refuses to comply. She is voiced by Mari Maruta.
  • Alliterative Name: Kyoko Kirishima.
  • Aloof Darkhaired Girl: Kyoko is a woman of few words and speaks with a deep, yet soft-spoken tone, when prompted. And while she initially seems distant, she cares deeply for her cousin, Chiho.
  • Attack Reflector: Because she only deals moderate damage when attacking directly, Kyoko is heavily dependent on reading her opponents and applying the appropriate counter stance in order to deal greater damage.
  • Badass Family: See the related entry in Chiho's section.
  • Bifauxnen: When plain clothed (as seen on the left, here), she can easily pass for an effeminate looking boy. But once she's in uniform, there's no mistaking that she's a girl.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Hers is dark and neatly styled, as seen here.
  • Giant Waist Ribbon: She fastens her kimono with a lavender sash that has pink stripes, in place of an obi.
  • Good Is Not Soft: Kyoko is a firm believer of 'the mission comes first', regardless how she may feel about a given order. But as her ending with her cousin shows, she's not without compassion.
  • Hidden Buxom: Her default character portrait makes her appear semi-flatchested, but her defeat portrait reveals she's packing a pair of D-Cups under that kimono.
  • Kick Chick: Kyoko's leg reach, which combined with her attack speed, allows her to whip out infinites.
  • Lady of War: In every possible aspect - from her beauty, the elegant design of her kimono, and her fighting style. She's easily one of the most visually stunning and graceful grapplers you'll ever see.
  • Meaningful Name: The etymology of "Kyoko" is, "a mirror". Which makes her use of counter stances a play on her namenote . Thus, a literal Attack Reflector.
  • Ninja: Subverted, in that she fights using a combination of Jujitsu and Kobujutsu instead.
    • Ninja Maid: She's a ninja waitress, just like her cousin.
  • She's Got Legs: They're the first thing you'll notice about her, due to how long and curvaceous they are. Plus, she fights with her legs bare while wearing thick-soled sandals. Between her kick animations and her victory pose, you'll be staring at them the entire time she's onscreen.
  • Statuesque Stunner: Kyoko's one of the tallest characters in the game, made moreso because of the thick-soled sandals that she wears. Which is why she has such incredible leg reach when using her kicks.
  • Stone Wall: Her damage output is actually pretty low, unless she's landing counter hits. But makes up for it by tying with Jun for having the best stamina in the game.
  • Tsurime Eyes: As part of her aloof bifauxnen image.


Miranda Jahana

Reimi's mother is the main antagonist of the series and the driving force behind Section-9's nefarious schemes. For reasons unknown, she's determined to create the ultimate biological weapon, and tests them by pitting them against the unsuspecting waitresses.

Saki Shinjo

A mysterious woman who, for reasons unknown, has a morbid fixation with wanting to kill Reimi Jahana. Which is likely her only reason for working for Reimi's mother, Miranda. She is voiced by Mari Mashiba.

K-1 and K-2

The first series of hybrids created by Section-9, on Miranda's orders. Despite their childlike appearances, they possessed tremendous pyrokenetic and lightning kinetic energy. But they were ultimately killed by Miranda, for failing to defeat Yuka, and were subsequently replaced by the Material Twins.
  • Artificial Humans: K-1 and K-2 were the first set of genetic clones created by Miranda.
    • Designer Babies: They were made from the same genetic research that was used to augment Reimi's fighting ability, when she was a child.
  • Boss in Mook Clothing: They may not look it, but they can be pretty tough, with their main advantage being their ability to summon lightning bolts at fixed points onscreen.
  • Killed Off for Real: Miranda had been secretly observing their fights against Yuka. When they failed to defeat her, she shot and killed both of them without hesitation, or remorse.
  • Lightning Bruisers: Literally. In addition to their speed and power, they can channel lightning directly from the palms of their hands, summon bolts at set distances across screen, or call down multiple strikes at once in the same area.
  • The One Guy: K-1 was the only playable male character in the entire series and the only one with any combat capability.
  • Palette Swap: They use the exact same character sprite, minus the difference in hair color. K-1's was blue, while K-2's was green.
  • Standard Power-Up Pose/Power Floats: Used as one of their attacks and as their victory pose, during which, they levitate as their aura flares around them.
  • True Final Boss: You face them at the original Advanced V.G., upon defeating Reimi. K-1 challenges you in the first round, or until he's defeated. After which, you fight his "sister", K-2.
  • Tykebombs: In terms of height and appearance, they physically resemble a couple of kids about 10-12 years old. Don't let their looks fool you.
  • You Have Failed Me: See the Killed Off for Real entry.

False Yuka

A clone of Yuka Takeuchi made by Section-9 to stop and eventually replace Yuka, which only appeared in the Sega Saturn and TurboGrafx-16 versions of Advanced V.G. As the real one, she is voiced by Kotono Mitsuishi.

The Material Twins

Miranda's second and final series of hybrids, which were essentially upgraded versions of the K series. Despite possessing far greater kinetic power and combat ability, they were defeated by Yuka and Tamao.
  • Artificial Humans: See the related entry in the K Twins' section.
  • Co-Dragons: You face them before moving on to Miranda.
  • Difficult, but Awesome: When mastered, they have the potential to lock down opponents Goenitz style, from almost anywhere onscreen. Plus, they can force opponents back, with the lightning discharges from their hands and their powerup pose.
  • Flash Step: Used as both their forward and backdash animation, in which they appear to 'teleport'.
  • Lightning Bruisers: Literally (see Shock and Awe).
  • Midseason Upgrade: At some point, between parts I and II, Miranda had time to create the Material Twins. They're the same as the K series, except faster in terms of movement, attack speed and recovery time, and are much stronger than their predecessors.
  • Shock and Awe: Like the K series, they can psychically channel lightning - whether discharging it directly from the palms of their hands, or summoning bolts at set distances across screen.
  • SNK Boss: Unlike their predecessors, these two are full-fledged and just as annoying as you'd expect; especially at the higher difficulty settings.
  • Standard Power-Up Pose/Power Floats: They can forcibly repel their opponents by simply emitting their psychic-kinetic energy, during which, they levitate and surround themselves in an energy field. Which doubles as their victory pose.
  • Tykebombs: Since TGL reused K-2's character sprite for the Material Twins, they look exactly the same.
  • You Gotta Have Green Hair: Both twins have the same hair color.


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