Side characters from the Arachnid and Caterpillar mangas.
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Yoshio Fujii (藤井 義雄; Fujii Yoshio)
Alice's very unpleasant uncle who is killed by Kumo in the beginning of the story due to his outstanding debts to the Organization.
- Advertised Extra: He's of no importance to anything, but remained on the introduction page for every Gangan Joker issue since it never had its relevant character list updated. Having Yoshio appear in promotional material was also a Running Gag that went all the way to the end of the series. He even got a cameo in a joke crossover with Akame ga Kill! that didn't feature Alice.
- Asshole Victim: Yoshio had been an abusive uncle to Alice for some time and was about to rape her before Kumo appeared. Afterwards, Alice doesn't care that Kumo killed him.
- Attempted Rape: Tries to rape his own niece a few pages into the first chapter.
- Creepy Evil Uncle: He's an abusive Parental Substitute to Alice.
- Expy: It's very likely he's intended to be the "Uncle Ben gone wrong" to Alice's Peter Parker. Ironically, when Shinya Murata later shared a fanzine featuring his own take on Spider-Man, there's no Uncle Ben in the origin story at all.
- Fat Bastard: Pretty much.
- Forceful Kiss: Gives one to Alice.
- Jerkass: Over the span of a half-dozen pages he calls Alice out on her bad grades at school only because he might lose child support, guilts Alice about her mother's death and then tries to rape her just for kicks.
- Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: Yoshio sets the standard most of the other antagonists in the story follow.
- We Hardly Knew Ye: Gets killed shortly after being introduced.
Ayana Fujii (藤井綾那; Fujii Ayana)Alice's late mother. Supposedly commited suicide around 6 months prior to the start of the series, leaving Alice to live with her brother.
- Deadly Hug: How she actually died, at Suzumebachi's hands. He injects a syringe with deadly toxin into her.
- Driven to Suicide: Due to depression, on Alice's birthday and despite promising the previous day to take Alice to an amusement park sometime. Alice eventually realizes it didn't make sense for her caring mother to go like that, and discovers she was murdered by the Organization.
- The Faceless: Until chapter 48.
- Glamorous Single Mother: Averted. She suffered from depression over the disappearance of her husband, worked on a low-profile job to provide for Alice and wasn't able to see her much.
- Mum Looks Like a Sister: Looked exactly like Alice, down to her hair length in flashbacks from before Alice's birth.
- No Name Given: Her name is revealed in chapter 64.
- Parental Abandonment: She and her brother were abandoned by their father.
- Posthumous Character: She's dead before the story begins.
- Surprisingly Sudden Death: Which is why Alice comes to realize it was staged.
Ai Kuramoto (倉本 藍; Kuramoto Ai)
A member from the Regulation of Public Morals Program of Ouran High School's Student Council who works under Sara's orders and has a servant-master relationship with her, but decides to rebel and help Alice.
- Attempted Rape: Very much a victim of this.
- Dark and Troubled Past: Rape as Backstory turned Up to Eleven, to the point she developed an ability to mind control anyone she has sex with.
- Distressed Damsel: Kuramoto gets ambushed by Sara on chapter 45 and isn't seen again for a while. Upon realizing that she is missing, Alice delays her escape from the school and asks Oki and Geji to search for her. However, things weren't as they seemed.
- Friendless Background: Had no friends before meeting Sara.
- Gag Boobs: Kuramoto has such large assets that Alice, Oki and Yoriko became speechless when they first saw her. Actually, her huge breasts relate to how ant queens are bigger than normal ants.
- I Just Want to Have Friends: This is why Kuramoto lets Sara do as she pleases with her. It's actually the other way around, though Kuramoto doesn't seem too bad of a master to Sara despite suggested abuse and how she manipulated her feelings.
- Last-Name Basis: She's usually called by her surname, until her first name is revealed to be Ai. Her full name did briefly appear early on when she gave her contact card to Alice.
- Meganekko: The Glasses Come Off when she needs to be seductive.
- Not So Different: She can relate with Alice's misfortunes, but gets upset about Alice brushing off her issues like it's no big deal, without even holding grudges towards her bullies.
- Only Friend: Sara, who is abusive towards Kuramoto. Kuramoto comes to befriend Alice later. Or rather, Sara is Kuramoto's subordinate and Alice's goody two-shoes nature ticks her off.
- Rape as Drama: It's shown that Sara uses Kuramoto as... "incentive" for her minions to behave. Turns out she had always been a victim of sexual abuse, until she learned an ability to make servants out of her assailants.
- Shameful Strip: She's forced to strip before a group of people so they would work for Sara in exchange. And later both her and Alice become surrounded by Sara's forces while naked. Both instances are intentional on her part.
- Shrinking Violet: Very meek and shy despite attempts to look reliable as a student council member.
- Stepford Smiler: Kuramoto puts on a kind facade but is fueled by rage at how she's been abused for her entire life.
- Unreliable Narrator: When she tells Alice about Sara's "Queen's Rule" ability, she's swapping their roles. Sara was the friendless person having her head stepped on at that time.
- Walking Spoiler: There's a lot more about Kuramoto than she lets on.
A physical education teacher who works at Alice's school.
- Badass Teacher: The way Yoriko speaks of him to Alice, she makes it sound like Kuroiwa tried to fight Dinoponera, but sadly he didn't even get a chance.
- In the Back: Gets his chest stabbed from behind by Dinoponera. It appears to have been an instant kill, without even a reaction to her poison.
- Innocent Bystander: He's shocked to see a student carrying a polearm in a ruined classroom, then bam, douchey ant kills him from out of nowhere.
- We Hardly Knew Ye: After a couple lines of dialogue, Dinoponera kills him just to be mean. We only learn his name because Yoriko warns Alice about what happened later.
Ouran High's Students
Ouran High School's* Student BodyAssorted students from Alice's school. Pretty much all of them become mindless servants of the Army Ant during the Arachnid Hunt.
- Animal Motifs: The zombies charged with raping people are considered* soldier ants/major workers, while the Literature Club members sent to spring a trap on Kabutomushi are minor worker ants. Although they're just normal people drugged into going berserk, they later start actually fighting like ants by climbing on each other to form barriers and chains to drop down on their opponents.
- All Men Are Perverts: Literally every male student in the story is shown or said to have been sexually harassing or raping women even before they're affected by the ant queen's mind control.
- All Women Are Lustful: Some schoolgirls are shown blindly following Sara with the boys and many more lose their minds from being caught in the orgies, but even then we never actually see the female students attacking anyone.
- Asshole Victim: It's not like everyone in the school would fit into this, but any time a student does something it is to either be a jerk to Alice or try to molest random girls for Alice to save. For the most part, no previously-known characters appear among the zombie people, though.
- Attempted Rape: You know it's bad when a large group of schoolboys becoming brainwashed into having gratuitous gang rape orgies is not a far cry from how they already were characterized. At the end, Japan is in ruins from their zombie apocalypse and only Alice, Oki and Kabutomushi escape. Dinoponera is never seen again after her imminent rape and Geji and Hibiki are said to have been zombified offscreen.
- Blank White Eyes: They're usually depicted with blank or dull eyes. However, sometimes their eyes look normal... like they're actually well aware of what they're doing and fully enjoying it.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: Due to the Army Ant's Queen's Rule ability, they became mind-controlled by sex, of all things. The absurd amount of orgies and rape going on at the school is to spread the effect among the students and the remaining Organization people who are nearby.
- Chekhov's Gunman: The Literature Club members first seen in chapter 36 are the ones who set a trap on Kabutomushi later.
- Decapitated Army: They fall asleep when Kuramoto is killed, but are still brainless after they wake up. Without Kuramoto around the zombies seem somewhat harmless, but they eventually turn hostile again for some reason and the zombie apocalypse resumes.
- Delinquents: Sara picks 26 of them and lets them rape Kuramoto in exchange for their loyalty. It only gets worse from there.
- Depopulation Bomb: After Kuramoto's death, the Boss hopes for them to infect and kill half of Japan's population.
- Dissonant Serenity: Seen when Kabutomushi is defeating the Media ants. While Sara goes into a panic, the brainwashed people behind her remain emotionless. Some even look at the scene with hands on their pockets as Kabutomushi shoves them away.
- Empty Shell: They're zombified. And it gets worse. When Kuramoto dies, all the students pass out but remain brainless when they stand back up. Even Sara suddenly got afflicted with this and it doesn't look like anyone can fix them...
- Girl Posse: Kawanishi and Muraoka, the two friends of Yoriko who used to bully Alice.
- Innocent Bystander: A bunch of teens who are turned into sex zombies in order to depopulate Japan.
- Jerkass: As far as we know, the boys are always trying to rape the girls and the girls are always bullying Alice.
- Mooks: They become servants of the army ant queen.
- Major Injury Underreaction: One guy gets his arm broken by Geji, but likely as an effect of being mind-controlled, he feels nothing and tosses her down.
- No Name Given: Most of them. Yoriko's friends are mentioned by name in a side chapter, but they aren't present, so which one is which?
- Our Zombies Are Different: Sex zombies who fight like ants.
- Pet the Dog: A pair of girls who at first were wary of Alice for taking revenge on Yoriko's group became nice to her once she saved them from being assaulted by some schoolboys.
- Plague Zombie: Of the sexual kind.
- Technically Living Zombie: They're still alive but cannot think of anything but raping others.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: Have Kawanishi and Muraoka been raped too? What about those unnamed girls whom Alice befriended in a side chapter? Did they all really die between the ending and the epilogue?
- Zerg Rush: Weird ant techniques aside, they're just normal kids. But they're zombies after all and there's more than enough of them to keep even Kabutomushi busy offscreen for a dozen chapters.
- Zombie Apocalypse: Their behavior after being brainwashed by the Organization boss is analogous to that of zombies. And the Queen wouldn't mind having a world-wide orgy... They eventually leave the school grounds, even more brainless from the death of their master. It seems the Boss's plan all along was for them to become exactly like that so they could cause a mass infection and then die from starvation, cutting in half the population of Japan and beyond. At the end of the story, this is coming to pass.
- Zombie Gait: They wander around the school, grumbling about virgin women in mindless zombie fashion. However, depending on what the Queen orders them to do, they are also seen standing obediently in lines or even fighting with techniques based on ant behaviour. After Kuramoto dies, they remain like this and eventually destroy the entire country.
Masashi Ushijima (丑縞雅史; Ushijima Masashi)Japan's Minister of Foreign Affairs and a former Suzumebachi from 15 years ago. He gave the current Suzumebachi the job interview of his life.
- Animal Motifs: One of the various men who held the Giant Japanese Hornet title.
- Chekhov's Gunman: Turns out he's the man we saw talking to Yoriko in a flashback about her "childhood". And he's not her father, but her adopted son instead.
- The Dragon: Was the Boss' right-hand man during the latter half of the 20th century.
- Driven to Suicide: Calmly shot his own head off when passing the Suzumebachi title to Ashinagabachi, which drove the point of how fearsome the Boss's authority is. However, he and his foster mother Yoriko were actually in an agreement that things should end that way.
- Exact Words: When promoting Ashinagabachi, he tells him that the Boss needs "renewed vitality". The Boss is ageless for as long as they have complete mental control over a Suzumebachi.
- Posthumous Character: Dead since around 15 years before the series begins.
Tomoe FukunagaA high school student who is forced to take part in a pornography filming.
- Bring My Brown Pants: Wets herself as Imomushi nonchalantly kills everyone else in the room.
- Distressed Damsel: And Imomushi just leaves her there, tied up.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: Imomushi doesn't kill her for being a witness of her assignment, but doesn't seem to untie her from the chair she was bound to, either. Once Shidemushi got there to dispose of the corpses, did he let her go?
Mika InouMiki "Imomushi" Inou's late older sister.
- Animal Motifs: Swallowtail butterflies. Mika is strangled to near-death, gets put inside a healing capsule and emerges better than ever, pretending to be her own abuser.
- Big Sister Instinct: Miki was always going on about how she would always protect her sister, without realizing Mika was enduring years of horrible abuse for her sake.
- Chekhov's Lecture: Told Imomushi people have "rules" to not let their feelings control them. After finding how much of a Stepford Smiler Mika had to be to take care of her, Imomushi took her lesson to heart.
- Cool Big Sis: To Imomushi.
- Corrupt the Cutie: Mika goes mad and starts behaving like Ageha, which only worsens when Mika nearly dies and is made to replace Ageha after she's killed by Imomushi. Since all Mika went through was pointless as Imomushi turned into a killer-for-hire anyway, she makes the Death Caterpillar to get Imomushi beaten, raped and killed as well.
- Dead Man Writing: She had written in detail about the abuse she endured in a diary, which Suzumebachi gives to Imomushi after her death.
- Death by Origin Story: Imomushi's backstory details her death.
- Don't Split Us Up: Mika got blackmailed into becoming Akiho's "dog" so Miki wouldn't be sent away to a reformatory.
- Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The responsible of the two.
- Kill the Cutie: She was raped and strangled to death.
- Posthumous Character: Dead before the prequel begins. Or is she?
- Stepford Smiler: Behaved normally around her sister despite what she was going through.
- Too Good for This Sinful Earth: She selflessly becomes Akiho's sex slave to ensure that her sister would be protected and is later brutally killed.
- Walking Spoiler: Imomushi comes to find there was a lot more to Mika's death than it seemed at first.
Inaho Enoki (榎 稲穂; Enoki Inaho)An urban entomologist who uses her vast knowledge of insects to help people.
From the manga Vector Case File - Inaho no Konchuuki.
- Badass Bookworm: In her manga, she's a normal person whose bug knowledge saves lives. In this one she might as well be a bug assassin like everyone else.
- The Cameo: Inaho is the protagonist from fellow bug manga Vector Case File. She only appears in a couple of funfact narration scenes, without any effect on the actual plot.
- Ms. Exposition: Appears to do the insect lectures in chapters 45 and 86 of Caterpillar. They're done in the same style of her source story.
- Peek-a-Bangs: She's depicted with Hidden Eyes most of the time, even when her hair isn't completely covering where they are.