Tropes associated with Vesuvius:
- Bumbling Dad: He is whipped by his wife. Not very competent and odd to say the least, even by Netherworld standards.
- Camp Straight: If the figure of his wife is any indication, then again he did fell for Sakura.
- Fatal Attractor: Vesuvius seems to have a thing for violent women, such as Yasurl and Sakura.
- Henpecked Husband: He's completely whipped and subservient to his wife.
- No Accounting for Taste: Married to Yasurl, look below, nuff said!
- Sibling Yin-Yang: He is the opposite of his brother King Krichevskoy, who was sophisticated, righteous, respectful, intelligent, tasteful and refined. They look and dress very different as well; Krichevskoy was thin, tall and handsome, well and appropriately dressed and pure manservice.
- Too Kinky to Torture: He shouts flirtatious and excited compliments when he is exposed to pain. It made Flonne so uncomfortable that she let him go once she caught him.
- Porn Stache: What it lacks in thickness it makes up in length..
- Unusual Eyebrows: They are long and serve as his antennaes, the family trademark.
- Walking Shirtless Scene: He never wears a shirt.
- Your Cheating Heart: He fell for Sakura. Yasurl was not happy.
Tropes associated with Yasurl:
- Babysitter from Hell: Taken to the extreme!
- Even Evil Has Loved Ones: She seems to care for her kids, at least a little.
- Evil Redhead: She's got red hair and is very evil.
- Evil Aunt: She's Laharl's aunt and she's extremely evil, to the point of torturing Laharl simply for being half-human.
- Fantastic Racism: Believes that humans are lower than dirt and proceeds to abuse and "discipline" Laharl when he was younger because of him being half-human.
- Fetish: She really enjoys abusing people with her whip, even teenage girls.
- Hair Antennae: She has them, even though she is not directly related to Laharl.
- Horny Devils: Not confirmed, but her strong resemblance to the succubus class indicates it.
- Mama Bear: She defends Shas and Kira from Sakura in one book, picture here◊. Might also double as Pet the Dog considering who it is doing such a nice thing.
- Too Many Belts. She's got two on each glove.
- Torture Technician: She really enjoy torturing people, usually with her whip, but she is not above using poison.
- The Vamp: When she cant use her torture techniques to get what she want, she will use her body.
- Villainy Discretion Shot: It is explicitly stated that she abused Laharl with her whip, but it is not elaborated on (before the 9th novel, maybe) and the seriousness of such an act is downplayed.
- Whip It Good: Her Weapon of Choice.
- Would Hurt a Child: She tortures Laharl.
Tropes associated with Shas:
- Ambiguous Innocence: She thinks setting up deadly traps is harmless and fun for everyone involved.
- Duality Motif: Grey and yellow when she is in charge, but after rejecting Kira from her body both became yellow.
- Expressive Shirt: Or maybe Expressive Hat. The hat will change expression depending on which twin is in charge of the body.
- Hair Antennae: Seen in a next chapter preview.
- Half-Identical Twins: She and her brother are practically identical.
- Supernatural Gold Eyes: She is a tricky little demon.
- Token Mini-Moe: Even though almost every girl in Laharl's harem seem to be physically teenage girls, she's the youngest in appearance. She seems quite fond of him and shows it in her own deadly way.
Tropes associated with Kira:
- Child Mage: He uses magic as his primary method of attack.
- Divide and Conquer: Kira tries to set Etna and Flonne up agains each other by telling each of them that they would make a perfect girlfriend for Laharl, taking advantage of the crush each harbour for Laharl and distracting them from the plan of taking Laharl off the throne.
- Expressive Shirt: Or may be Expressive Hat. The hat will change expression depending on which twin is in charge of the body.
- Enfant Terrible: He is a wicked little fellow.
- Overlord Jr.: Though he most likely idolizes his mother, rather than his father.
- Revive Kills Zombie: This is how he is vanquished from Shas' body.
- Supernatural Gold Eyes: He is a wicked little demon.
- Two Siblings In One: He and Shas before Flonne exorcized him.
Tropes associated with Jane:
- Bratty Teenage Daughter: Boy-crazy (later Laharl-crazy), rebellious and disrespectful to her father.
- Dating What Daddy Hates: She wants to be with Laharl, but Captain Gordon, Defender of Earth! does not approve.
- Expository Hairstyle Change: In her first appearance she is 10 years old and have short hair, while in her second appearance she is 13 years old and have Girlish Pigtails.
- Girlish Pigtails: Her new hairstyle in her second appearance.
- The Glomp: Laharl is the receiver.
- No Sense of Personal Space: There is no such thing as "Laharl's personal space".
- Petite Pride: She seems happy about her chest size, since it means Laharl won't have an allergic reaction to her.
- Phenotype Stereotype: Just like her mother, she and her parents do live in America after all.
- Precocious Crush: She fell in love with Laharl when she was ten, he is over a thousand years old. Though in terms of "demon years," they are around the same age. Demons and Angels live much longer than humans and therefore age much slower.
- School Uniforms Are the New Black: Whenever she appears, you can bet she is wearing her school uniform.
- Smitten Teenage Girl: Her crush on Laharl is unnaturally intense considering he is a irritable and disagreeable young demon who does not appreciate the attention he gets from her at all.
- Youthful Freckles: She got them in her second appearance.
Tropes associated with Ozonne:
- Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Despite the fact that she quarrels with Flonne a lot, she still gets defensive of her whenever she gets hurt or cries.
- Being Good Sucks: Ozonne would rather be a fallen angel.
- Black Sheep: From a family of Love Freaks, yet she believes in the power of money and rejects the concept of love.
- Blowing a Raspberry: Blows one at Flonne.
- Brutal Honesty: To just spit out rude remarks, and even marriage proposals, is Ozonne's speciality.You're a weak and incompetent brat.
- Expecting Someone Taller: When Ozonne met Laharl she was disappointed by his looks.You're the Overlord? You're tinier than I thought.
- Friendless Background: Her "alternative" beliefs has most likely not earned her many friends, if any, in the world of Celestia. She grows quickly attached to Laharl, who might have been the first person she had ever met that have similar beliefs to that of her own.
- First-Name Basis: Overlord Laharl gives Ozonne special permission to call him just Laharl because they immediately hit it off so well.
- The Glorious War of Sisterly Rivalry: She is the sister with her head on ground level.
- Good Is Not Nice: She is a good person with the best of intentions for the people angels have vowed to protect, yet really unpleasant to be around unless you share her perspective.
- Green-Eyed Monster: She is envious of Flonne in many ways. Flonne's status as a fallen angel is one of them.
- Grumpy Bear: Milder version, but not if compared to other Celestians.
- The Heretic: She propagates beliefs that go against Celestia's official dogma and is considered to be a heretic, but she is not excommunicated for it because Seraph Lamington wants to let heretics run free.
- I Am Not My Father: She is ashamed of even being related to her parents.I get goosebumps just from thinking that I'm related to them by blood.
- Informed Attribute: The narrator claims Ozonne is slightly better endowed than Flonne. The artwork does not back this up.
- Lady Looks Like a Dude: According to the narrator, the only thing that distinguishes her from completely resembling a male is the very very slight curve of her breasts.
- Love Freak: Completely inverted of course.Love? What's the use for some insubstantial thing like that?
- Little Sister Bully: Prone to verbally bully Flonne.
- Only in It for the Money: Money is the solution, not love.Love isn't a solution to world hunger, is it? Just give them money.
- The Resenter: She appears to not only envy Flonne but resent her deeply as well.
- The Runaway: She ran away from home 400 years ago because she could not stand her parents and their endless worship of love any longer.
- Sibling Triangle: Both Flonne and Ozonne fancy Laharl.
- Sibling Yin-Yang: She is the exact opposite of Flonne.
- The Snark Knight: She seems to use sarcasm to cope with her fellow Celetians and her dissension with them.
- Third-Option Love Interest: Laharl has bunch of girls after him, but Flonne, Etna and Ozonne are the ones he gets along well with.
- Tomboy: It is mentioned a lot of times that she acts like a guy.
- Trans Nature: Ozonne wants to become a demon (more precisely a fallen angel) because she does not fit in with the other Celestians and so she can be with Laharl, in fact she thinks marrying Laharl will cause her to become a fallen angel.
- Tsundere: Towards Laharl. She's notably even harsher than usual when talking to Flonne.
- Tsurime Eyes: Laharl notes that her eyes are a bit like Flonne's eyes when she's angry, but even more vindictive.
- The Un Favourite: She seems to think she is, but it is unlikely as their parents seem like good people.
- Walking the Earth: Does this for 400 years in Celestia.
Terre and Elle
Tropes associated with Terre and Elle:
- Angelic Beauty: It is easy to see where Flonne gets her good looks from.
- Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: And now we know where Flonne gets it from.
- Happily Married: They're madly in love and have a very happy marriage.
- Heart Symbol: They got hearts floating around them in both of the images they appear in.
- Love Freak: Their entire home is filled with objects that express their worship of everything that has to do with love. They are the parents of the original love freak, after all. Laharl visits them in the third novel. Hilarity Ensues.
- The Power of Love: They believe whole-heartedly in it.
- Sickeningly Sweethearts: To each other and everyone around them.
- Where Did We Go Wrong?: How they seems to view Ozonne.
Tropes associated with Sakura:
- Heroes Prefer Swords: She is a sword maniac.
- Stalker with a Crush: She's the stalker and she's got a crush on Laharl.
- Stalking Is Funny If It Is Female After Male: Even if the male is Laharl, apparently.
Gwen / The Queen
Tropes associated with Gwen:
- Action Girl: She fought alongside her first husband and his army in battles.
- Alternate Continuity: In the novels, she was originally the wife of King Arthur. In the games, she was a witch who came to study in the Netherworld.
- The Atoner. As Big Sister Prinny.
- Bare Your Midriff: In her soldier outfit.
- Beautiful Slave Girl: Becomes Sakura's.
- Brainy Brunette: She never gets a chance to show how intelligent she is, but in the game she was a witch and in Disgaea intelligence is the statistics that determines how powerful a character's magic is, making brains a requirement to be a good witch.
- Cloud Cuckoo Lander: She was an eccentric person, according to Etna.
- Cute Witch: She was a witch who came to the Netherworld to study in the game, but the novel changed her origin story.
- Curtains Match the Window: Pink hair, pink eyes.
- Divine Date: Her second husband, King Krichevskoy.
- Go Out with a Smile: According to Vyers.
- Good Parents: To her son, Laharl. She loved him more then anything else and raised him to be a good boy. Then she had to sacrifice herself so save him from a incurable disease. It broke his heart.
- Hot Consort: Twice.
- Interspecies Romance: She's a human who has this with King Krichevskoy, a demon.
- Knife Nut: She uses a dagger for close distant combat.
- Lady of War: A proper, graceful and dignified badass queen.
- Love at First Sight: With King Krichevskoy, according to Etna.
- Love Freak: Laharl's mother was described to have been very similar to Flonne, so it's reasonable to assume she's a milder and calmer version of this.
- Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex: She ended up marrying Overlord Krichevskoy, who was so powerful that he could knock down mountains, freeze oceans and split the ground in two. How they managed to make Laharl is a mystery.
- MayflyDecember Romance: She married a demon Overlord who most likely was several thousand year old at the time, when she looked no older then 20.
- Modest Royalty: Both of the outfits she is seen in are modest and simple (by Disgaea standards that is).
- Proper Lady: Possesses almost all of the characteristics; gentle, strong, virtuous, sacrificing, wise, loving, caring, tasteful, civilized, mannerly, devoted and loyal. Not to mention British. The only exception is that she does not require protection.
- Royals Who Actually Do Something: No less than a fighting Queen.
- Sarashi: A part her soldier outfit.
- Scarf of Asskicking: Again, her soldier outfit. It looks very similar to Laharl's scarf.
- Second Love: King Krichevskoy.
- Sexless Marriage: It's not stated directly, but Flonne mentioned that she does not feel any love between Gwen and her first husband, despite Gwen's fierce loyalty. Her second marriage fared better though.
- Take Me Instead: Her sacrifice to save Laharl's life in exchange for her own.
- Together in Death: Is seen ascending together with Vyers to the afterlife at the end of the first novel. Subverted later when Vyers comes back as an angel in the 3rd novel.
- Undying Loyalty: Towards her first husband. She fought loyally by his side in combat and stated that she would not want to live without him. Thank god she got over it, because she had a Physical God to marry and child to bear.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: In both the novels and the good ending of the game is she seen ascending to the afterlife with Vyers (her husband), but Vyers appears later as an angel in the novels and in several NIS games as a cameo, while Gwen is nowhere to be seen or heard from.
- White Shirt of Death: Her queen of the Netherworld outfit. Also very important, as her death was the cause of one of the plot's major themes, the importance of love.
- Who Wears Short Shorts?: Her queen of the Netherworld outfit.
- Wrong Guy First: Her first marriage didn't work out.