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A group started by Rouga Zanma to liberate Seijou Academy from the tyranny of Agito of the Dark.

Rouga Zanma

The main character. An ambitious young man that transfers into Seijou Academy at the start of Big Bang Age, and wishes to conquer all of Japan with his bare fists, defeating the Special Students that have overrun it.

Playable in: Both games

  • Animal Motifs: Wolves. It's in his name (Rouga is written with the characters "wolf" and "fang"), many of his moves have biting wolf energy motifs, and his theme song even opens with a wolf howling.
  • Badass Normal: Unlike many of the other people he encounters and recruits, he isn't a Special Student, but he's more than capable of keeping pace with them.
  • Blood Knight: Loves to fight as much as he loves to flirt.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: Despite his propensity for flirting and charming women, he won't assault them, and will lay off if they don't like him.
  • Dumb Muscle: Freely admits that the only thing he's good as is fighting and not much else.
  • Japanese Delinquents: All in his behavior and attitude, though he doesn't sport the classic look, contrasting Ren.
  • Meaningful Name: The Wolf Fang Brigade is directly named after him.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: His bright pink belt, gloves and boots.
  • The Casanova: In Big Bang Age, pretty much all of the female characters were attracted to him. It's barely mentioned in BBB and BBBR.

Kunagi Tenrou

Rouga's childhood friend and fiance. As a child she was extremely ill, and her brother Kamui attempted to cure her. In the process, he accidentally unsealed the Demonic Boundary Hole, turning Kunagi into a half-demon and giving her powers she could barely control.

Playable in: Both games

  • Betty and Veronica: Of the two main heroines (herself and Senna), she is the Veronica, being blunter and more anti-social.
  • Childhood Friend: Rouga's.
  • Fragile Speedster: Kunagi's one of the most mobile cast members, with multipe techniques that move her around the battlefield. However, she is extremely fragile and doesn't take damage well.
  • Involuntary Shapeshifting: She lost control of her powers for a short time, and turned into a wolf. Eventually she managed to turn back to normal. Sort of.
  • No Social Skills: Extremely blunt and not known to mince words.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Thanks to her brother's attempts to cure her, which is what turned her into a half-demon.
  • Older Than They Look: After she regained her human form, her body was made younger than its chronological age. She can occasionally take on her adult form, but it's not under her control.
  • Noble Wolf: Her wolf form is like herself, stoic and blunt with a fondness of cute things.
  • The Stoic: With a soft spot for small, cute things.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: She will relax her cold personality slightly for Rouga and for things she finds cute. Not much else.

Senna Kyoudou

An amnesiac girl that Rouga fights one night and quickly makes a part of the Wolf Fang Brigade. She's polite and kindhearted off the battlefield, but dangerous and cold on it.

Playable in: Both games

  • Action Girl: She's easily one of the strongest and most beautiful members of the Wolf Fang Brigade.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her outfit exposes her belly button.
  • Betty and Veronica: Of the two main heroines (herself and Kunagi), she is the Betty, with a (generally) gentler and more open personality.
  • Cherry Blossoms: They show up in a few of her attacks.
  • Cloning Blues: She is one of many clones of the priestess that helped seal the Demonic Boundary Hole, and ostensibly the strongest one of all.
  • Cute, but Cacophonic: Less so in BBBR.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: Her "getting hit" voice clips in the original game are very loud and quite piercing.
  • Flash Step: During her Big Bang Break, she disappears, then becomes visible again, slicing the opponent repeatedly while she's gone only for all the slashes to land at once when she reappears and sheathes her sword.
  • Iaijutsu Practitioner: She draws and sheathes her sword with every attack that uses it.
  • Identity Amnesia: She has no memories of her life prior to meeting Rouga. She eventually gains some of these back, but keeps it secret from him and the rest of the Brigade until Rouga reveals he figured it out already.
  • Navel Window: As part of her uniform.
  • Shout-Out: Maybe. She has a move eerily similar to Vergil's Judgment Cut.

Heita Zinnai

One of the first members of the Wolf Fang Brigade, a young man determined to prove his manliness to class rep Sanae Hibiki. He has a Super Mode known as Super Heita.

Playable in: Both games

  • Cast from Lifespan: His Decade Knuckle. One use eats 10 years of his lifespan. In BBB and BBBR, this is reflected by reducing his HP To One whenever he uses it. BBB's version of Super Heita takes this concept a step further: in that game, Super Heita loses health with every attack he makes, even his normal punches and kicks.
  • De Terminator: No matter how many times he's beaten up or knocked down, he will get up to keep fighting.
  • Dangerous Forbidden Technique: Heita's Big Bang Break, the Decade Knuckle, though he's not aware of it. True to its name, it shaves 10 years off his life every time he uses it. In Big Bang Age, using it seven times causes him to die, which is actually needed for his last star.
  • Hot-Blooded: Everything Heita does, he does by shouting at the top of his voice.
  • Megaton Punch: His Decade Knuckle attack manifests as this, being strong enough to knock the opponent sky-high.
  • Power Dyes Your Hair: As Super Heita, he's blond instead of brunet.
  • Rated M for Manly: Tries to invoke this often, but fails due to his comedic clumsiness. It even extends to most of his move names including the word "otoko" (man).
  • Shotoclone: Becomes one in BBBR by gaining a fireball technique similar to Dan Hibiki's in addition to his existing uppercut move—the fireball doesn't travel the full screen, and he even throws it like a Hadouken.
  • Spell My Name with an S: Due to the nature of the "ji" sound in Japanese, his last name has been translated into romaji as both "Jinnai" (BBB) and "Zinnai" (BBA, BBBR).

Burai Yamamoto

Head of Seijou Academy's Boxing Club and a former enforcer for Agito. He only took up the position to earn money for his sick sister. Joins with Rouga's Wolf Fang Brigade after Agito is defeated.

Playable in: Both games

Kendou and Kyuudou Nakanashi

Twin sisters that attend Seijou Academy, and join with Rouga to overthrow Agito.

Playable in: Both games

  • Dual Wielding: Kendou uses two shinai in combat.
  • Hot-Blooded: Kendou is highly competitive and hates to lose, a Spirited Competitor to the tee.
  • Meaningful Name: Kendou and Kyuudou are named after the fighting styles that they use in battle, swordplay and archery respectively.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: Kendou is brash and hotblooded, while Kyuudou is shy and retiring. Their styles of combat also fit their personalities—Kendou is a close-ranged fighter while Kyuudou prefers archery.
  • Shrinking Violet: Kyuudou, in contrast to Kendou.

Miyazato Corps (Erika Miyazato and her friends Saki and Shouko)

Playable in: BBBR

Erika is one of the students that objected to Agito's rule over Seijou Academy. She got jealous of the support Rouga was getting and challenged him to a fight to see who would fight Agito. Rouga defeated her, and all three girls (unwillingly) joined up with the Wolf Fang Brigade.

  • Assist Character: Saki and Shouko are treated like this, while Erika is the only character that remains under player control.
  • Hot-Blooded: Erika is prideful, hates to lose, and challenges her opponents with a loud, rowdy voice.
  • Those Two Guys: Saki and Shouko barely have much characterization aside from their loyalty to Erika.
  • Unknown Rival: To Rouga, before she joined up with him.
  • Variable-Length Chain: With barbs and spikes attached. She uses it for long range and ensnarement attacks.

Kinako Tsukuyomi

Playable in: BBBR

The president of Seijou Academy's Occult Research Society. She joins Rouga when approached during the events of Big Bang Age, but only if Burai Yamamoto isn't a member of the team.


Agito of the Dark (Agito Yamazaki)

The former gang leader of Seijou Academy. A sadistic, monstrous asshole who was defeated and overthrown through the efforts of Rouga and the Wolf Fang Brigade.

Playable in: Both games

Daigo Hotta

An ambitious, fiery Special Student from the Steel School. He has a crush on Sanzou Kongoumaru's younger sister Aya and will go to any lengths to impress her.

Playable in: Both games

Sanzou Kongoumaru

The leader of Sensouji Academy, known as "The Iron Wall of Kongoumaru". Has a soft spot for his younger sister Aya, and does not approve of Daigo's crush on her.

Playable in: Both games

  • Eyes Always Shut: Much in the same vein as Burai.
  • Gentle Giant: His personality in a nutshell, though he is stern enough not to take any challenges lying down.
  • Japanese Delinquents: One of the more honorable types.
  • Mighty Glacier: In BBA, he had zero evasion, but the most HP of any character. Combined with an 80% counter rating, no matter what you hit him with, he was guaranteed to take it and keep going.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: Completely topless except for his belt....which has a TELEPHONE as the centerpiece; his sister built him the telephone belt to compensate for his massive size.

Ren Idagawa

The leader of 750 School, and the head of the largest biker gang in Kanto, the Gokuren. He is Rouga's primary rival, since he shares Rouga's interest of conquering the nation.

Playable in: Both games

Devil Daigo

Playable in: Both games

Kamui Tenrou

The Final Boss of BBBR. He is Kunagi's older brother, who was corrupted and driven insane by the powers within the Demonic Boundary Hole that he accidentally unsealed when he attempted to find a cure for Kunagi's sickness. Rouga's older brother, Gou, as well as Yukina, Senna's predecessor, defeated and killed him, but the Chaos within the Boundary Hole possessed his body and used it for its own purposes.

Playable in: BBBR

  • Big Bad: Of both BBBR and Big Bang Age.
  • Cain and Abel: The unwilling Cain to Kunagi's Abel.
  • Demonic Possession: As a result of trying to cure Kunagi.
  • Literal Split Personality: It is not observed in BBB and BBBR, but the evil possessing Kamui occasionally loses its grip on him, allowing him to assert his will. When the Chaos' control over Kamui lapsed, he made sure that Senna made it to the Wolf Fang Brigade and sealed her memories, while the Chaos in control of Kamui's body is the one that distributed the MacGuffins that created the "Special Students", and is faced as the final boss.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Opening the Demonic Boundary Hole turned him into a demon hybrid like it did Kunagi.
  • Evil Former Friend: To Rouga and Gou.
  • Shock and Awe: His attacks are lightning themed.
  • Shout-Out: Several of his attack animations are taken frame for frame from Setsuna.
  • SNK Boss: He moves incredibly fast, hits very hard, and doesn't have a crouch animation. He can be extremely frustrating to face off against.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: He is the Big Bad after all.




Alicesoft's Mascot character, encountered as an enemy in many Alicesoft games. The race as a whole is called Haniwa, based off of Japanese clay dolls, and Kunagi finds them cute.

Playable in: Both games

  • The Cameo: From other Alicesoft games.
  • Lethal Joke Character: At first glance, Hanny isn't that great a character, and physically speaking he is still miles behind the rest of the cast. However, he can do a significant amount of damage with proper use of specials and his weapon switching style. Additionally, unlike Manbou, Hanny's hitbox is rather small, making him difficult to hit.
  • One-Gender Race: Averted. Female Haniwa are visible on the Haniwa Island stage.
  • Path of Inspiration: Big Bang Age has a cult built around the Haniwa. If you made the mistake of joining them, although you could freely recruit powerful Haniwa units, you would have to attend their ceremonies regularly - or they would kill you.
  • Stance System: Can switch between a short-ranged sword style and a long-ranged wand style.

Manbou (Sunfish)

A generic enemy encountered in Big Bang Age.

Playable in: Both games

  • The Cameo: From Big Bang Age.
  • Joke Character: Manbou is weak and generally powerless, and doesn't have as many tricks as Hanny does.