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Characters from the Castle of Shikigami (Shikigami no Shiro) trilogy.

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Kohtaro Kuga

Kohtaro Kuga, or Koh, is the main protagonist of the Castle of Shikigami trilogy, having appeared in every installment of the series.

Sayo Yuuki

A shrine maiden who appears to be in love with Kohtaro. In the first two games, she is a playable character, but in III, she dies and merges with Kohtaro's original shikigami, Sazae.

Gennojo Hyuga

A carefree psychic detective who works in the same agency as Kohtaro, and transforms into a werewolf when enraged. Playable in all three games.

Fumiko Odette van Stein

A half-German, half-Japanese witch who appears in all three games.

Kim Dae-Jong

A Taoist and taekwondo teacher from Korea.

  • Put on a Bus: He disappears after the second game. His cousin Mihee is assigned to kill him, but they are never shown together in any scenes.


A secret character in the first Castle of Shikigami game, originally appearing in Elemental Gearbolt.


     Castle of Shikigami II 

Niigi Gorgeous Blue

Roger Sasuke

     Castle of Shikigami III 

Emilio Stanburke

Batu Harai

Mihee Kim

A traveling doctor from Korea, equally skilled in both the healing and assassination arts.

Reika Kirishima

A time-traveling police officer. Originally from the Laserdisc game Time Gal.

  • Adaptational Modesty: Her redesign downplays a lot of the fanservice from her home game, giving her a coat and a skirt.
  • Badass Normal: She reveals to Munchausen that she's one of the last humans born through natural childbirth rather than genetic engineering in her time.
  • Bare Your Midriff
  • Beware the Silly Ones: She tends to forget her mission but can easily kick as much ass as anyone else in the game.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: Does this more than the other characters in the game, for example, she talks to the player.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: How she appears to others in several scenarios.
  • Genki Girl
  • Hidden Depths: Clearly illustrated when she teams up with Batu or Emilio and helps them overcome their emotional baggage.
  • Nice Girl: Not only is she one of the comedic characters, but she's also really kind, and given her Hidden Depths, that's saying a lot.
  • Nice Hat: It's very puffy.
  • Time Stands Still: Her Bomb attack freezes all enemies on the screen for a few seconds.

Nagino Ise



Bosses from Castle of Shikigami II

Yukari Horiguchi

Bosses from Castle of Shikigami III

Shikou Mibuya

  • Affably Evil
  • Power Nullifier: In his second phase, he starts off by launching an unblockable arrow that prevents you from using your normal weapon.

Freedom Wind



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