Kaguya is the daughter of Lady Tsukuyomi and the prime candidate for sacrifice to the fires of Mount Fuji. Thanks to her friend Kintaro's influence, she decides to take her fate into her own hands and find her mother.
- Chronic Hero Syndrome: Every time the group encounters someone in need, Kaguya insists on stopping to help.
- The Cutie: She is one of the most upbeat characters in the group. Her idealism is challenged, however.
- Everything's Better with Princesses: Kaguya is daughter of Lady Tsukuyomi, queen of the region around Mount Fuji.
- Lady in Red: Her outfit is mostly red.
- Rapunzel Hair: Kaguya's hair is so long she needs to wear it in loops the size of her head, while simultaneously wearing heels, just to ensure it doesn't drag on the ground.
- Virgin Sacrifice: She was intended to be one. Kintaro talks her out of it.
Kaguya's childhood friend and her staunch protector. He also shares a mutual bond with Kuma.
- An Axe to Grind: His weapon is a huge stone axe.
- Bridal Carry: He carries both Aome and Kaguya like this at some point.
- Determinator: Kintaro is determined not to let Kaguya come to harm, and will gladly put himself in danger to ensure her safety. Woe betide anyone who tries to threaten her.
- Does Not Like Shoes: Goes barefoot.
- Mr. Fanservice: His outfit shows off his arms, back, and shoulders, and his arms are pretty muscular.
- Odd Friendship: He shares a strong bond with Kuma. Kuma is a Myriad God.
- Samurai Ponytail
A Myriad God in the shape of a bear. He has a strong bond with Kintaro.
- Bears Are Bad News: Starts off as one of the best melee combatants. Of course, you're free to build him anyway you want after the opening.
- The Big Guy
- The Quiet One: He doesn't have a whole lot to say. Of course, the audience can't understand him anyway.
- The Unintelligible: He speaks in a language unknown to the audience, and no translations are provided. The other characters don't seem to mind — it's not clear if they are just able to understand him from context or whether a form of Bilingual Dialogue is in play.
A wise old woman who helps Kaguya on her journey.
- Beauty Mark: Has one bellow her lip.
- Cleavage Window
- Contralto of Danger: She has a rather deep voice for a woman.
- Never Mess with Granny: She's capable of handling herself in combat.
- Older Than They Look: She ages well.
- Rapunzel Hair: Reaches her hips.
- Rose-Haired Sweetie: If you look closely, you can see that her hair is pink. She's also one of the kindest characters in the game, on par with Kaguya.
- Silver Fox: The only real indicator of her age is her hair. She seems to be in her prime otherwise.
A man who operated a mine before he was possessed by an Aramitamas.
- Barbarian Longhair
- Boisterous Bruiser: He's quite energetic and quite capable in combat.
- Blue Oni, Red Oni: The Red to Aome's blue.
- Defeat Means Playable
- Demonic Possession: He's introduced under the control of an Aramitamas.
- Emotional Bruiser: The sight of a group of orphans is enough to get him to cry.
- Horned Humanoid: It's not clear if his form is his natural appearance or if it's a result of his possession — either way, he retains his red skin and horns long after the Aramitamas has been driven out of him.
- Selective Obliviousness: Katsuragi was somehow unaware that Aome was female.
- Walking Shirtless Scene
A friend of Katsuragi's who helped him at the mine.
- Blue Oni, Red Oni: The Blue to Katsuragi's red.
- Cat Girl: She has cat ears, although it's not clear if they're natural or if she's wearing a headband. In addition, her bathing suit contains black streaks akin to tiger stripes.
- Combat Stilettos: Wears high-heeled boots.
- The Cynic: Easily the most abrasive member of the group.
- Dangerously Short Skirt
- Defeat Means Playable
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She has a harsh streak, but she means well.
- Meganekko: Her glasses don't exactly hurt her appearance.
- Ms. Fanservice: Yep. Ironically, her introduction has her covered from head to toe, including a mask.
- The game actually lampshades this — one of her skills is called Scantilly-Clad Dandy. Yeah. Amazingly, it actually increases her defences, albeit against water damage.
- Unsettling Gender Reveal: Katsuragi is surprised to learn that Ao(me) is really female.
- Zettai Ryouiki: Grade A.
A servant of Prince Ookuninushi whom the party finds being attacked by wild dogs.
- Almighty Janitor: Inaba is Ookuninushi's servant. She refers to him by a nickname and is seen ordering him about.
- Half-Human Hybrid: She appears to be some fusion of human and rabbit. The backstory indicates she may be a Myriad God.
- Helium Speech: Inaba, could your voice be any squeakier?
- Killer Rabbit: A somewhat literal example. Don't let her appearance fool you — during the stage in which you have to rescue her, it's entirely possible she'll kill a number of enemies before you do.
- Ms. Fanservice
- Oddly Visible Eyebrows
- Rapunzel Hair: Reaches her waist.
A prince who joins Kaguya on her quest, and Inaba's master.
A woman who takes care of a group of orphans. Kaguya's group encounter her on their journey.
- Action Mom: She knows how to fight — and how to use her skills to protect those in her care.
- Defeat Means Playable: Noticing a pattern yet?
- Glamorous Single Mother: She treats the orphans from the region as her own children.
- Ms. Fanservice: She wears even less than Inaba. Katsuragi, Kintaro, Ookuninushi, and even Aome take notice.
- Rapunzel Hair: Reaches past her hips.
A young man whom Kaguya's group encounters while he is being attacked by Hyuga warriors.
A friend of Ookuninushi's who helps the group at various points on their quest, although she does not join the party proper until late in the game.
A friend of Ookuninushi's.
None other than Sakuya — Kaguya's sister and the original sacrifice to Mount Fuji.
- Back from the Dead
- Break the Cutie: She was sacrificed to a volcano, spent thirteen years in the afterlife, and when she was finally rescued, watched the world get covered in ash, believing it to be her fault.
- Broken Bird
- It's All My Fault: Believes that Mount Fuji erupts again because she returned to life.
- Rapunzel Hair: While not as long as her sister's it reaches her hips at least.
The one charged with keeping Kaguya behind bars.
- Drunk on the Dark Side: When he turns into a Myriad God.
- Evil Old Folks: If his grey hair is any indication...although it may fur instead of hair, given that he appears to have cat ears.
- Faux Affably Evil: He speaks politely to his enemies. Yet he doesn't even attempt to hide his true intentions.
- Knight of Cerebus: Things get far more serious whenever he appears.
- Malevolent Masked Men: Of the "mask that hides the lower half of the face" type. The top half of his head is still uncovered.
A mysterious man who helps the group multiple times during their quest, but is ultimately out for himself.
- Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: When we first meet him, he's rude, but helpful. Later, it turns out that he's willing to kill Sakuya based on nothing but a personal theory.
- Moment Of Humiliation And Defeat: When Mount Fuji doesn't erupt, despite not having a sacrifice, he slinks away in shame.
- Pragmatic Villainy: He's smart enough to help the heroes when it suits his purposes, not turning on them (outwardly, anyway), until he's ready.
- White Hair, Black Heart
Hey! Remember that character you spent half the game searching for? Well turns out she's become a demonically-possessed monster who wants to kill her own daughters!
- Absolute Cleavage
- Demonic Possession: She's under the control of Aramitamas.
- Evil Matriarch: She's willing to sacrifice her own daughters to Mount Fuji, even after they're able to calm the impending eruption.
- Light Is Not Good: When she was still a good person, her clothing was darker. Now she's evil and wearing white.
- Luke, I Am Your Father: She's none other than Lady Tsukuyomi, the one responsible for starting the whole mess in the first place.
- Knight of Cerebus: Worse than Lord Kitsune. Far worse.
- Mommy had a Good Reason for Tossing You in a Volcano, then Abandoning You: Namely to calm the Myriad Gods, thus keeping Mount Fuji from erupting. Unfortunately she seems not to care about calming the volcano anymore.
- No-Sell: Downplayed. She's able to shrug off the effects of Kaguya's spirit-banishing mirrior, yet it's clear it had some effect on her.
- Power Floats: She hovers off the ground.
- Was Once a Man: Lady Tsukuyomi was once a normal human being. Now she's a monster with off-colour skin, green hair, and an unhinged disposition.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Coloured green, no less. It also appears to levitate under its own power.