The main protagonist of the story. Joki is a soft spoken and reserved boy who gets trapped in a mysterious city called Aisho. Despite his lonely personality, Joki can get easily flustered and awkward at times.
Adorkable: His character bio states that he gets easily flustered, and his endearing dorkiness becomes evident after getting excited over finding anime merchandise in a convenience store. Just look at that face!
Amnesiac Hero: Joki wakes up in an unfamiliar hospital with no recollection of what happened on February 29th.
Batter Up!: Frequently seen carrying a bloody baseball bat in his official art, though he has yet to obtain one in the story.
Deadpan Snarker: His sass becomes more frequent as he adjusts to all the bizarre events happening around him.
Distinguishing Mark: In the form of a star shaped birthmark on his shoulder.
Is This a Joke?: Quotes this almost word for word when he mistakes the animated nurses for people in a suit playing a prank.
Mirthless Laughter: Jokis habitual response to being placed in life threatening danger is to let out a chilling laugh. Happens when hes about to be eaten by a giant fish, and once again when Andromeda drags him into the well.
Murder Is the Best Solution: What do you do when a kid in a mask saves you from a giant man-eating fish, tells you that the world is filled with monsters out for your blood, then jokingly points a gun at you? Easy, stab him and steal his van. Unfortunately this doesnt work out too well for him.
Orange/Blue Contrast: His character design consists of blue hair and an orange sweater.
Pinch Me: Joki tries to convince himself that the floating neon fish are either the result of a dream, or being drugged by the nurses.
Slept Through the Apocalypse: The main crux of the opening. Joki wakes up in a hospital after an unknown amount of time with no memory of what happened on February 29th. And to top it all off, he finds out that while he was dozing off, most of humanity was destroyed and taken over by a race of monsters called animated.
- Later dialogue implying the story is currently December shows that Joki has been in a coma for a LONG time.
Used to Be a Sweet Kid: A constant look of pure joy, wishing to make everyone laugh and smile it makes you wonder what happened in between then and the present to turn him into such a cynic.
A reckless and naïve punk whos always seeking attention. He tends to show off and make a fool of himself.
The Friend Nobody Likes: Both Jack and Hazel seem more annoyed than anything upon hearing that Ace got stabbed. Jack also reacts with indifference when he assumes Ace has died, much to the latters disappointment.
The Gad Fly: Often says or does inappropriate things just to provoke others.
Smoking Is Cool: Part of his character introduction.
Straight Man and Wise Guy: The wise guy to Jacks straight man.
Shipper on Deck: He likes to tease Jack about his feelings for Hazel.
What Could Possibly Go Wrong?: He goes on about how glad he is that Joki trusts him after acting so shady, instead of freaking out and attacking him. Guess what happens next.
Wound That Will Not Heal: Jack uses a healing card on him that prevents his stab wound from being fatal, but doesnt remove the blood or the pain.
The intimidating looking Jack is Hazels right hand man. He has a great sense of responsibility. As scary as he may seem, hes an incredibly sentimental and self aware individual.
Animal Motifs: His mask resembles a wolf. Ace also calls him a puppy.
Establishing Character Moment: Demonstrates his aforementioned responsibility when he jumps into the well to rescue Joki.
In Touch with His Feminine Side: He enjoys sewing, knitting, cleaning, and fashion magazines.
Love Confessor: He blurts out a poetic confession for Hazel at an unamused Ace.
Straight Man and Wise Guy: The straight man to Aces wise guy.
The sweet and shy Andy Zweikowski: the only thing that trumps his passion for cooking is his kindness and will to help others, even with his clumsiness.
Affectionate Nickname: Hazel likes to call him cupcake.
Animal Motifs: His mask resembles a rabbit, and Ace nicknames him carrots.
The Baby of the Bunch: Hes relatively young compared to the rest of the cast. This causes Jack and Hazel to be very protective of him, to the point of hiding all the weapons and kitchen knives to prevent him from venturing out.
Bread, Eggs, Milk, Squick: His likes are cooking, sweets, going out, making friends and horror movies.
Innocent Blue Eyes: A part of his light blue and pink motif.
Strict Parents Make Sneaky Kids: Hazel lectures Andy about how its too dangerous for him to go outside with them right as hes about to sneak out.
Tagalong Kid: Hes not usually able to tag along with the rest of them, but acts as this when he joins Jack in rescuing Joki from the well. He proves to far from a liability, though.
Team Chef: Hes first seen baking cookies, and seems to be pretty talented at it.
Considered the head leader of the group and also the most wanted human in Aishos history. Hazel Corazones, with her utter sarcasm, will win and break the hearts of many. She might be the wildest and indecipherable of them all, but shell do about anything to protect the ones she loves.
Animal Motifs: She wears an owl mask along with a cape.
Big Eater: She consumes three quarters of a fruitcake loaf in one panel, then tries to eat more of Andys sweets not long after.
Bread, Eggs, Milk, Squick: Her likes include money, sleeping, coffee and fame along with stealing and the thrill of the kill.
Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Shes a skilled archer who headshots an animated in one try, only to then ironically (we hope) attempt to eat the head.
A quiet girl that lives in solitude, who spends her days dreaming nonstop. Meri doesn't have any friends besides the sheep she takes care of. It's rumored that she might be a witch.
- Animal Motif: She doesn't have a Cool Mask like most of the main cast, but she's surrounded by sheep when first introduced.
- Creepy Blue Eyes: They stare straight into your soul.
- Dirty Mind-Reading: Appearing in Joki's Dream Sequence and claiming to know so much about him it would scare him implies she has telepathic abilities of some sort.
- Dream Walker: She first appears in Joki's fever dream. Meri's existence in the cast page along with Joki recognizing her is the only hint of her being a real person.
- Emotionless Girl: She always has a blank expression on her face, paired with a habit of using ellipses in her speech.
- Friendless Background: Her character bio states her only friends are sheep. The superstitious rumors surrounding her may also contribute to this.
A relatively minor character, and Hazels intrusive next door neighbor.
Adorable Abomination: She has a very cute appearance, even when surrounded by an Ominous Visual Glitch and preparing to tear your face off with her scorpion hair.
Ax-Crazy: See above. And below.
The first of many Queen animated the protagonists must defeat in order to leave Aisho city. She resides in a well after being cursed for her intense egotism.
Big "NO!": Does this when her former subjects burn all of her portraits.
Break the Haughty: Her stubbornness and failure to comply to Kirous demands ultimately led to her downfall.
A Fate Worse Than Death: What Andromedas curse is said to be by Kirous.
God Save Us from the Queen!: According to Kirous, shes an unpopular ruler who overworks her subjects and has no desire to entertain anyone but herself.
Green and Mean: She used to be a more softer teal before the curse.
How the Mighty Have Fallen: One day, shes a Queen living a life of pure luxury. A few moments later, shes chained inside of a well.
Humiliation Conga: Shes given a harsh "The Reason You Suck" Speech from Kirous, her subjects delightfully burn all of her paintings while she is forced to watch in horror, shes thrown down a well, and worst of all, she loses her extravagant royal outfit for a plain red jumpsuit.
It's All About Me: Quotes this word for word when boasting about her upcoming art exhibit.
Meaningful Name: Shes named after Andromeda from Greek Mythology, who was chained to a rock in order to be sacrificed to a sea monster after her mother Cassiopeia claimed she was more beautiful than a sea nymph, and therefore committing an act of hubris. In this case, shes both the hubristic mother and the sea monster.
Red Eyes, Take Warning: Its a little too late to take warning once youre already trapped inside a well with her.
Slasher Smile: Sports one while dragging Joki into the depths.
The Mayor of Aisho City, idolized by many animated. Hes the top ruler and controller of Aisho. Kirous main objective is to make Aisho a place of personal absolute bliss.
Affably Evil: Treads onto Faux Affably Evil territory when dealing with Andromeda. He behaves civilized and kind towards his citizens, but dont get on his bad side. Try not to be a human, either.
Manipulative Bastard: He has the entire city of Aisho wrapped around his little finger.
Names to Run Away from Really Fast: His name means curse in Finnish.
"The Reason You Suck" Speech: He delivers a heavy one to Andromeda starting from his very first line of dialogue.
Ultimate Authority Mayor: Justified as Aisho is a city, not a country, and the Queens only role is to entertain the masses.
Villain with Good Publicity: Andromedas subjects are absolutely delighted to see him, and treat him with much greater respect than their Queen.
White Hair, Black Heart: His desire to eliminate all the humans in Aisho and his treatment towards Andromeda gives us a glimpse into his true personality.