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    Heejung 

Heejung

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Heejung on a Picnic

The female protagonist. She is a hardworking college student in her last year, but has no idea what she wants to do with her life. A people-pleaser who doesn't get out much, Heejung really just wants her mother to be proud of her again. One day, she wakes up to five animals in a basket by her bed: two cats and three rabbits. Unable to find them a permanent owner, Heejung decides to keep them for a while, only to have them turn into handsome men all ready to woo her.


  • Abusive Parents: Her mother counts as this, having emotionally abused Heejung to the point where she cannot enjoy anything she actually likes to do. She'll even butt into some routes and berate Heejung for not being perfect.
  • Affectionate Nickname: While not really "affectionate," Jiwoo calls her "Dumbo" and "Stupid owner" while Jisoo calls her "Foodgiver." She's also called "Heroine" by the Wizard.
  • All Work vs. All Play: She is definitely all work, where the guys, excluding Jihae, can be considered all play.
  • Amnesiac Hero: At the end of certain routes, specifically Jihae's, Jiwoo's, and Jiyeon's, Heejung will have her memory erased by the Wizard. The severity varies depending on the route.
  • Brainy Brunette: Along with her long brown hair, Heejung studies quite often, seems rather intelligent, and apparently gets good grades (though that is not enough to please her mother).
  • Broken Bird: Her past abuse from her mother has made her less outgoing and unable to feel happy most of the time.
  • Clueless Chick Magnet: A gender-swapped version. While the five animals were made to pursue her, each of them falls for her in the end. And that's not even including her friend with an obvious crush, Heejae. She never seems to catch on though...
  • Desperately Looking for a Purpose in Life: Hates her major and has no idea what she is even good at. It doesn't help that the one thing she does enjoy, that being art, is the exact opposite of what her mom wants.
  • Disappeared Dad: Her father is never seen in game and is only mentioned in flashbacks.
  • Feminine Women Can Cook: Does most of the cooking (if not all) and even has femininity as a stat to increase.
  • Hair Decorations: Wears a black ribbon in her hair.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Thanks to the Wizard, Heejung will always specifically forget the guy she fell in love with and the year she spent with the animals once she makes her wish.
  • Oblivious to Love: In. Every. Single. Route. Heejung is really not in touch with her emotions and it takes many awkward moments and months of wondering what the heck she is feeling before she finally thinks that maybe, just maybe, the chosen guy is in love with her and she loves them back.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Her entire room is some shade of pink.
  • Starving Student: Since she's still in college, money is pretty tight for her, and the addition of five grown men does not help things.
    • Starving Artist: She also counts as this, seeing how she loves to make art, but it is also the thing both her and her mother fear her becoming, instead of getting a steady job.
  • True Blue Femininity: Wears a blue dress and is very feminine.
  • Unwanted Harem: While Heejung was okay with taking care of five animals, once they become grown men trying to woo her, she is less enthusiastic.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Desperately wants to win back her mother's affections and believes that if she does everything her mother wants, she will be loved again.
  • What an Idiot!: In Jiyeon's route, she rescues Jiyeon from getting beat up by promising his attacker $20,000 (in reparation for Jiyeon's attempt at stealing his wallet). Instead of calling the police and reporting that someone stole her ID and is blackmailing her, she begs her mother for the money and caves to her mother's demand that she come back home.
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    Heejae 

Heejae

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Drunk Heejae

Heejung's college friend. He attends cram school with her and is also a member of the art club. A year younger than Heejung, Heejae is polite and awkward. He really likes Heejung, making any excuse to be with her and often giving her free food from his mom. Though Heejung never shows much interest, he continues to stay by her side, even after college in some routes.


Tropes associated with Heejae:

  • Adorkable: With his glasses and awkward demeanor, he is definitely this.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's frequently comic relief, and never actually has a chance at getting the girl. One of the items you can find in the classroom is "Heejae's Ambition", which takes the form of a chicken leg on fire. In Jisoo's route, the poor guy gets on the wrong side of Jisoo's misaimed hostility every single time he's alone with Heejung.
  • Hopeless Suitor: To be fair, he doesn't really know about the five cute guys at her house, but he's definitely not getting anywhere with Heejung because of them.
  • Nice Guy: When he shows up, he is always very friendly.
  • Not a Date: As both he and Heejung have to reiterate every time a boy who actually has a route shows up, they are just friends.
  • Opaque Nerd Glasses: His default look. His eyes only show up when he's surprised.
  • Romantic Runner-Up: While he is a nice guy, Heejung never really considers Heejae as a romantic candidate. In fact, if he does confess his feelings to Heejung, it means a bad ending has been reached.

    Heejung's Mom 

Heejung's Mom

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Mom in a Flashback

Heejung's mother and the one person she wants to impress. Before Heejung's father left, she was apparently very warm and kind to her daughter, and Heejung felt like she had a happy family. However, upon finding out that her husband had been cheating on her with a much younger woman, she divorced him and became very overbearing with her daughter to prove that the two were doing fine without him. It got to the point where Heejung could not even have fun, because studying was more important than her own mental health. Even after Heejung moved out, her mother continues to hound her about being perfect and her disapproval haunts Heejung's nightmares.


Tropes associated with Heejung's Mom:

  • Abusive Parents: So much so that her daughter can't do things that make her happy without feeling guilty about it.
  • Education Mama: A little too much...
  • I Have No Daughter!: In most routes, this is the conclusion she will make.
  • My Beloved Smother: Heejung loves her mother, but she's become a suffocating presence ever since she and Heejung's father split up.
  • Second Place Is for Losers: Firmly believes this, to the point that her daughter is nothing if she is not first place.
  • Used to Be More Social: Or more so "used to be kinder". Heejung comments that her mother was once kind and beautiful, but after Heejung's father left became cold and overbearing instead.

Animals

    Jisoo 

Jisoo

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Jisoo's Human Form

The black cat. He is the first participant in the game the Wizard approaches. He comes off as lazy, loud, and not very bright, but he is also very protective of Heejung and shows a strong desire to win the game, unlike the rest of the animals. Of the five, Jisoo seems to have the most at stake in this game with the Wizard and is willing to do anything to win Heejung's heart.

His real name is Bryce, and his wish is to cure his little sister's illness.


Tropes associated with Jisoo:

  • Bastard Boyfriend: During his route, he gets mad when Heejung hangs out with her friend, Heejae, and tries to keep her to himself. It does cross a line, but he seems to realize when he goes too far. In his bad ending, though... Hooo boy. Not only does he begin to track and control her every move, but he eventually drugs her so that she can't ever go anywhere.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Even outside his own route, Jisoo is very protective of Heejung and often warns her about the other men in the house. It helps that he actually has a little sister. Though he might have other reasons for keeping Heejung away from the other guys...
  • Big Eater: As a cat, he ate more food than the rest. As a human, he refers to Heejung as "Foodgiver" instead of her name, and eats even more than he already did.
  • Cat Boy: Naturally, with those cat ears.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: He gets rather angry if Heejung spends too much time with Heejae.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: His clothes are mostly black and dark red, but he's actually a pretty carefree guy who wants to protect Heejung.
  • Dumb Muscle: He's shown to be very strong (potentially the strongest of the five), but he doesn't think things through very well.
  • Hates Baths: Well, he is a cat.
  • Hot-Blooded: He doesn't think things through and is quick to get mad at the other guys.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: He loses his memories of Heejung and the year they were together in his route because of the Wizard.
  • My Parents Are Dead: His parents apparently died a few years back, leaving him and his little sister all alone.
  • Nice Hat: Wears a black beanie to cover his ears when he goes outside.
  • One Head Taller: He's much taller than Heejung, and rests his chin on her head while hugging her from behind at the school art gallery.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Sticks with the name he was given as a cat, "Jisoo," and never reveals his real name. It's Bryce, but you'd never know from the game content alone.
  • Promotion to Parent: After his parents died, Jisoo had to take over caring for his little sister, Lily.
  • The Rival: To Jihae, sort of. Only Jisoo really sees it as a rivalry.
  • Self-Sacrifice Scheme: To protect Heejung, he tells the Wizard to take his memories instead of hers.
  • Selfless Wish: His wish isn't for himself, but for his little sister to be cured.
  • Sir Swearsalot: Says the most swears of all the guys, to the point where Jihae tells Jieun not to be like him.
  • Street Smart: Despite not being very good at knowledgeable things, Jisoo admits to growing up in a poor area and knowing who to trust and what to do to survive.
  • Street Urchin: Grew up in a poor area and had to learn how to survive by himself.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: He'll eat just about anything, but he has a particular love for fish and Yum-Yum snacks.
  • Troubled, but Cute: Jisoo has a lot of issues, but he's very pretty.
  • Yandere: To an extent. He gets rather jealous when Heejung is around other men. Until you get his bad ending. Then he is a full-on yandere who drugs Heejung to keep her with him at all times.

    Jihae 

Jihae

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Jihae's Human Form

The silver rabbit. He is the second participant in the game the Wizard approaches. He serves Jieun and waits on his every need, almost like a nanny. He acts strict and tight-lipped, never saying more than is needed, and hates how noisy the cats are. Despite his cold attitude to the cats, Jihae is very polite to Heejung and tries to help where he can. Of the five animals, he is the only one to get a job, having been scouted as a model due to his good looks.

His real name is Eddison, and his wish is to bring back the woman he loved who committed suicide.


Tropes associated with Jihae:

  • Affectionate Nickname: Jieun calls him "Eddie."
  • All the Other Reindeer: Since he is the product of an inter-class romance between a noble and a commoner, Jihae has been ostracized his entire life. To make matters worse, white hair is a sign of nobility, so his silver hair is seen as a bad omen — one to be avoided at all costs.
  • Bishounen: Of all the guys, Jihae fits this the best, with his long silver hair and blue eyes. He's even recruited as a model.
  • Blue Blood: He is the equivalent of a noble in the Grass Kingdom.
  • The Champion: For Jieun. And in fact, he is literally his knight!
  • Given Name Reveal: His real name is revealed in a flashback to be Eddison.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Jieun.
  • House Husband: He shows shades of this. He is always offering to help cook, clean, and do laundry for Heejung. And while Jieun isn't a kid, Jihae is always looking after him.
  • Icy Blue Eyes: He has very striking blue eyes. Perhaps to show all the pain he has endured and how cautious it has made him.
  • Inter-Class Romance: Since he is a noble in his kingdom, his relationship with Heejung could be considered this. He's also the product of one.
  • In Touch with His Feminine Side: Besides Heejung, he does the most cooking and cleaning around the house, and is shown to use skin products to keep groomed (something he also makes Jieun use, who is less keen).
  • Living Emotional Crutch: He's this for Jieun.
  • The Lost Lenore: His first love, a woman from his original kingdom, committed suicide because of the horrible treatment she endured while being with him. Jihae blames himself for her death and makes his wish be to bring her back to life.
  • Nice Hat: To hide his rabbit ears, he wears a black hat.
  • Moe Couplet: With Jieun.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Decides to continue going by "Jihae," given by Heejung when he was just a rabbit, and refuses to reveal his real name.
  • Only Sane Man: Compared to the rest of the guys, like the energetic Jiyeon or the snarky Jiwoo, he's pretty normal and mature.
  • Real Men Cook: Sometimes cooks instead of Heejung, often just for Jieun, and is apparently good at it.
  • The Rival: Jisoo treats him like a rival, even though Jihae doesn't see it that way.
  • Selfless Wish: His wish isn't for himself, but to bring his dead ex-lover back to life.
  • Stepford Smiler: He makes sure to look calm and polite, but he's not so composed inside...
  • The Stoic
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Broccoli.

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    Jiwoo 

Jiwoo

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Jiwoo's Human Form

The spotted rabbit. He is the fourth participant in the game the Wizard approaches. Despite being in a game to win the heroine's heart, Jiwoo is very rude, pushy, and downright condescending to Heejung. He acts high and mighty compared to the other animals, not getting along with even the other rabbits, and prefers to keep to himself. However, he also shows a love for romance novels (even really bad ones) and says he plans on being the best at romance by reading these novels.

His real name is Miran, and his wish is to bankrupt his family.


Tropes associated with Jiwoo:

  • Adoption Diss: Done by his adoptive mother as why she hates him. Made worse by the fact that this is how he found out he is adopted.
  • Adorkable: When he gets invested in a bad or cliche romance story, he is definitely this.
  • Berserk Button: Don't mention his cute paws or make fun of his spots. He really doesn't take kindly to it.
  • Casanova Wannabe: The main reason for him reading all those romance novels is to become proficient in romance... It works about as well as you'd expect.
  • Child Prodigy: Flashbacks show that he was this, since, even as the middle child, he studied the most and had the most potential of his brothers.
  • Cute Bookworm: Constantly reading romance novels and found to be irresistibly cute by Heejung.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Basically his entire route. Heejung spends a long time just trying to get him to talk to her and help her understand his feelings. But he is having none of that for a while. With enough time (and cabbage), he eventually opens up.
  • Ditzy Genius: He may be one of the smarter guys, seeing how he memorized the periodic table, but he is absolutely clueless about the fact that romance novels might not actually reflect real-life romances.
  • Given Name Reveal: His real name is revealed in a flashback to be Miran.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Gets jealous pretty easily and, funnily enough, actually has green eyes.
  • In Touch with His Feminine Side: He does have a passion for romance novels, something that, in the game at least, only young girls are shown liking.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: He insists he is the best at all he does, but his past experiences show that it's not that easy and he actually doubts himself a lot. No matter how hard he tried, he was not good enough to own his family business.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He says a lot of insensitive things to Heejung, reminds her that he is better in every way, and acts like helping her is a death sentence, but deep down he really cares for her and grows to love her in the end.
  • Likes Older Women: At least in Heejung's case. In fact, one of the clues Jisoo gives for who Jiwoo likes is that she is older than him.
  • Lonely Rich Kid: Comes from a rich family, but has few friends and even his family has rejected him.
  • Nice Hat: Wears a black fedora to cover his rabbit ears.
  • No Social Skills: He's blunt and tactless even when he's not deliberately snarking at Heejung, and doesn't understand why she keeps getting upset at him for his behavior.
  • Not Bad: When Heejung makes him cabbage spaghetti like he's always wanted, he begrudgingly admits that it's okay as he chows down.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Sticks with the name "Jiwoo," given to him by Heejung when he was a rabbit, instead of his real name.
  • Pastimes Prove Personality: Loves reading; dislikes talking.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: When Heejung asks if he was jealous about her and Jisoo together, he responds with a loud "No way Jose!" with the voice acting adding the punctuation that the writing leaves out. In the same scene, he also took his time saying the word "date" like "D-A-T-E" to emphasis how angry he was.
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss: His second kiss with Heejung is like this, with him yelling profusely at her until he finally stops to breathe and, surprisingly, she kisses him.
  • Stock Animal Diet: Is a very picky eater until cabbage is involved. How very rabbit-like of him.
  • Terse Talker: At first, conversations between him and Heejung boil down to Jiwoo telling her she is dumb and to go away. He warms up eventually though.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Cabbage, though he doesn't want anyone to know.
  • Tsundere: He's practically the definition. He even knows his own trope.
    Jiwoo: A Tsundere's charm never fades.
  • The Unfavorite: He finds out the hard way that his mother never loved him when she passes him up as the family successor. It doesn't help that he's also adopted.

    Jiyeon 

Jiyeon

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Jiyeon's Human Form

The orange cat. He is the fifth and final participant in the game the Wizard approaches. At first, he comes off as playful and cute, acting like a child despite his age. He loves clinging to Heejung and getting out of trouble using his puppy-dog eyes, so to speak. However, as Heejung gets to know him, Jiyeon shows a much darker, serious side, as well as a talent for manipulating people with his cutesy looks.

His real name is Nick, and his wish is to get revenge on his former friend for killing the old woman that took care of him.


Tropes associated with Jiyeon:

  • All Work vs. All Play: Compared to Heejung, Jiyeon is definitely all play.
  • Ambiguously Bi: He mentions some kind of drunken sexual encounter with Jisoo, and doesn't seem remotely shy or unhappy about it. Jisoo, in contrast, physically restrains Jiyeon to stop him from elaborating.
  • Badass Cape: Maybe not badass, but definitely a cool black cape.
  • Bastard Boyfriend: Throughout his route, Jiyeon not only ignores Heejung but also manipulates people into giving him money, directly steals from people, and even threatens Heejung when she tries to help him. It's no wonder all the other boys keep asking Heejung why she still likes Jiyeon. He does get better though, in his good ending at least.
  • Best Served Cold: He wants to get revenge on an ex-friend from his old gang for killing the old woman who took care of him.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Jiyeon is more cunning and cruel than he appears...
  • Cat Boy: Naturally, with those ears.
  • Cats Hate Water: Subverted. Jiyeon actually loves baths. Jisoo, the resident bath-hater, even lampshades this, saying how strange it is for a cat.
  • Consummate Liar: He is constantly lying about how poor he is to get food or money from rich women.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: His outfit has a lot of blacks, and while he can be manipulative, he is definitely not evil.
  • Forceful Kiss: He pins Heejung against a wall and kisses her without her consent in an attempt to scare her away from him.
  • Happily Adopted: While not an official adoption, he cares a lot for the old lady that let him stay at her house. It did not end well for her, though...
  • Heroes Want Redheads: If Heejung chooses to pursue his route.
  • In the Hood: To hide his ears, Jiyeon wears a hoodie... with cat ears on it.
  • In Touch with His Feminine Side: He shows an interest in fashion and even gives Jisoo advice on what to give a girl.
  • Love Redeems: Believes Heejung's love redeemed him from being a petty criminal who could never be with someone without getting them killed or hurting them personally.
  • Manchild: He acts rather childish at first.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Decides to continue going by "Jiyeon," the name given to him by Heejung as a cat, instead of his real name.
  • The Prankster: Likes to tease people (especially Jisoo and Jiwoo) a lot. He even dresses Jiwoo up in girl's clothes while he's sleeping in Jiwoo's route.
  • Stepford Smiler: Always looks cheerful and pleasant, but inside he's full of hate and mistrust, constantly tricking people with his cute appearance.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Oranges.

    Jieun 

Jieun

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Jieun's Human Form

The white rabbit. He is the third participant in the game the Wizard approaches, only being asked because Jihae would not join without him. Almost completely silent, Jieun just interacts with Jihae (you can't find one without the other) and, to a smaller extent, Heejung. He is the youngest participate in the game, but is rather emotionally void. Besides Jihae, no one can get a read on him. However, Jieun shows a desire to mature and is very good at reading other people.

His real name is Etinos, and his wish is to grant Jihae's wish.


Tropes associated with Jieun:

  • Adorkable: While he doesn't emote much, when Heejung shows him an apple he follows it around with a single-minded desire.
  • The Atoner: He feels immensely guilty for not telling anyone about his vision of the woman Jihae loved killing herself. Jieun isn't necessarily at fault for her death, but he didn't try to prevent it because of his obsession with and unhealthy dependency on Jihae.
  • Batman Gambit: Of all the guys, Jieun is the only one to beat the Wizard at his own game. By reassuring Heejung, he makes sure she does not seek out the Wizard. And with the powers of a prince and wizards in his own kingdom, he ensures that he and Heejung are reunited after a few years.
  • Drunk on Milk: Jieun gets drunk on apples, which is strange since Jihae said he would get aggressive instead. But even Heejung asks if he is drunk after too many apples.
  • Empty Eyes: Heejung describes his eyes as this, seeing how he never shows emotions and hides a lot of hurt.
  • Ermine Cape Effect: He wears his royal coat at all times inside Heejung's house, even when he tries to help Heejung cook, and only takes it off when he has to appear normal outside. Somehow it never gets in the way.
  • Gold and White Are Divine: His outfit is mostly white with gold trim, and he is arguably the purest, most innocent character who also has the divine power to see the future.
  • Gorgeous Period Dress: His royal coat is over the top and very, very pretty.
  • Hates Baths: Mentions that he hates baths after getting one to wash off a bunch of ketchup as a rabbit.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Jihae.
  • In Touch with His Feminine Side: Shows a desire to try on makeup and dress up like a girl before he gets too old.
  • The Ingenue: Has no idea what the dirty words the others say mean and is completely uninterested or confused by Heejung in a bikini. Later subverted, though, if you give him the "Adult Magazine" as he says he "already [has] it." He also gets strangely panicky late in his route if Heejung walks into the bathroom with him, saying he's "not ready yet." Whatever could he be thinking of...?
  • Innocently Insensitive: He doesn't speak much, but when he does it's pretty blunt. However, he's not doing this to be mean. Rather, he doesn't notice it was mean.
  • Inter-Class Romance: Can form one with Heejung. And is also the product of one.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: Jieun has relied on Jihae for so long that he has become this for him. He needs Jihae to do almost everything for him and becomes rather anxious if he is not around.
  • Lonely Rich Kid: He was the prince of the Grass Kingdom and had no friends besides Jihae.
  • Moe Couplet: With Jihae.
  • Murder by Inaction: He believes himself guilty of this, as he had a vision of a woman's suicide and did not try to prevent it because he was jealous of the attention Jihae gave her.
  • My Greatest Failure: See Murder by Inaction above.
  • Mystical Waif
  • Nice Hat: Wears a white hat to cover his rabbit ears.
  • Not Distracted by the Sexy: Even late into his route, Jieun is rather unimpressed by Heejung in a bikini.
  • Older Than He Looks: While he looks like a young teenager, he is about 17 or 18 years old, and Heejung doesn't have too much trouble with his age when realizing she is in love with him.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Continues to go by "Jieun," given to him by Heejung when he was just a rabbit, instead of his real name.
  • The Quiet One: The least talkative of the boys, he barely even speaks to Heejung outside of his route.
  • Oracular Urchin: He has powers of precognition, established to be a rare gift that appears in his family every few generations. He's a bit older than most of these by the time of the game, but he's had visions ever since he was a young child.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Seemingly averted. He's quiet and mysterious, but he would never intentionally hurt someone. In fact, his is the only route with no bad ending. His red eyes are more a sign of his magic power.
  • School Uniforms Are the New Black: His casual outfit appears to be a school uniform of some sort.
  • Selfless Wish: His wish is to grant Jihae's wish.
  • Sheltered Aristocrat: He even has to have doors opened for him. Tries to grow out of it in his route, though.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: He's the shortest of the guys and appears to be one of the smartest, especially compared to the tall Jisoo.
  • Sorceror King: Grows into this in his epilogue.
  • The Stoic: Along with Jihae.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: He starts off very distant and quiet, but he defrosts toward Heejung over the course of his route and has some very cute, sweet moments with her.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Apples.
  • What Is This Feeling?: He has been purposely devoid of emotion for so long that he can't tell when he has fallen in love with Heejung.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: He wants to dress like a girl before he's too old.
  • The Wise Prince: He grows into this in his route, once he pushes himself to take more responsibility for himself and stop relying so heavily on Jihae.
  • Yandere: A borderline, non-romantic example with Jihae. Because of his unhealthy dependency on Jihae and fear that Jihae would leave him, he chose not to intervene when he had a vision of Jihae's lover committing suicide. To be fair, it's implied that Jieun was very young at the time, he hates himself for doing this, and he's only playing the Wizard's game to grant Jihae's wish and bring the woman back to life.

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     The Wizard (Spoilers) 

The Wizard

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The Wizard in his Domain

The wizard who grants wishes for those with a strong enough desire. He exists in a space between the human world where Heejung lives and the world where all the guys come from. If a person has a desperate enough wish, one day they will meet him and he can grant that wish... for a price. Anyone who has their wish granted must sacrifice their memories pertaining to the wish to power it. Afterwards, the person will have no memory of the Wizard. He has lived like this for centuries and has grown bored of this routine: granting wishes and being forgotten. Upon watching Heejung for a while, he develops an unhealthy obsession for her and starts the game in order to meet her one day.


Tropes associated with The Wizard:

  • The Chessmaster: He thought out his plan very thoroughly. Since Heejung is too broken to have a desperate wish, he tricked five guys into giving her a desperate wish; by having her fall in love with one of them and then taking him away, she'd obviously want to see them again. But only by seeing him first. The Wizard just had to get five guys, tell them the rules, and then wait as they set things into motion for him.
  • Creepy Good: He stalks Heejung and does create a rather creepy game to get her to see him, but in the end his main job is granting wishes for those who desperately want them. So he's not all bad.
  • Fool for Love: He looks down on humans, thinks their weak emotions are pathetic... and then falls in love with Heejung, stopping all his normal, wish-granting work to design a game so he can get to see her. It almost destroys him too.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He looks down on the people who ask for his services (and all humans in general, excluding the heroine), but never refuses to grant their wishes so long as they agree to give up their memories.
  • Impractically Fancy Outfit: It's very bright and colorful, with lots of gold chains and jewels everywhere, but it doesn't look very easy to walk in. That's probably why he seems to float everywhere.
  • Jerkass: While it can be agreed that he technically helps people, there is no denying that the Wizard is a huge jerk to the five guys and especially Heejung at first. His dialogue as he watches the game unfold talks about how he wants to see her in pain and beg for his help. And when she does meet with him to find her chosen love interest, he gets pissed that she's not in love with him instead. He couldn't care less about the guys too, as when they beg to stay with Heejung he just pretends not to hear them.
  • Love Makes You Crazy: He goes to some incredible lengths just to see one girl. It almost ends up killing him too.
  • Love Redeems: His ending could be seen as this. After falling so in love with Heejung and unable to turn back time anymore, the Wizard risks his very existence to grant his own wish to be with her, in the same world. He gives up all his memories and powers to be with the woman he loves.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Let's see... Convince five guys the only way to get their wishes granted is to win the love of one woman? Check. Design an entire game to force that one woman to see you? Check. Make it where she is seeing you because you made her fall in love with someone else and then took them away? Check. Continue reversing time so you can keep seeing that one woman over and over? Double check. The Wizard really planned this out...
  • Married to the Job: Granting wishes is literally all he does, besides creeping on the heroine.
  • Power Floats: Based on the way he holds his arms and how he is always above people, it is safe to say that the Wizard is so powerful he can float.
  • Stalker with a Crush: The whole reason he started the game. He has become so enamored with Heejung that he designed a game to make her want to see him. He even continuously reverses time to keep meeting her over and over. Jiwoo calls him out on it on his route.
  • Too Many Belts: He has one belt around his waist just kind of... hanging there. It's clearly not holding up his pants since he's not wearing any.
  • What Is This Feeling?: While he did design the game to force Heejung into wanting to find him, he didn't know why he so desperately wanted to see her. Other than she was "unique." Eventually, as he keeps reversing time, he questions his reasoning and why he can't stop thinking about her. Finally, once most of the good endings have been achieved, the Wizard realizes he is in love with Heejung.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: So long as he keeps collecting memories, he will effectively live forever. But he has no one to share this with and everyone who meets him soon forgets him. This has made the Wizard painfully bored.

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