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This page is a listing of the character in the anime series Hand Maid May.

Kazuya Saotome

Voice Actors: Takayuki Yamaguchi (Japanese), Steve Staley (English)

A college guy who winds up with a foot tall cyberdoll as the result of his rival Nambara Kotaro. His many hobby is fixing up a robotic squid named Ikariya, attempting to put A.I. into him.

  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Is this with May, being several times her size. That is, until she becomes back human sized halfway through the series.
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  • NEET: subverted. While he does stay inside often and work with computers, Kazuya regularly goes outside to his college classes, has several friends at school, and has socialized with many girls (granted, all of them but Kasumi are cyberdolls, but still).
  • Unknown Rival: to Nanbara.


Voice Actors: Maria Yamamoto (Japanese), Lia Sargent (English)

A 1/6 scale cyberdoll who comes to live with Kazuya. She's kind, devoted, and sweet to him and others.

  • Catch Phrase: "I'll do my best!"
  • Girl in a Box: how she meets Kazuya.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Is this with Kazuya, being only a fifth or so his size. That is, until she becomes back human sized halfway through the series.
  • Nice Girl: super sweet girl who willingly cleans and cooks for Kazuya. She's also polite to everyone she meets, too.
  • Robot Maid: classifies as this, despite her very human looking appearance.
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  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: the Girly Girl to Kasumi's tomboy.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: grade B in her typical maid attire.

Kasumi Tani

Voice Actors: Mikako Takahashi (Japanese), Michelle Ruff (English)

Kazuya's next door neighbor and the daughter of the Kasumi house that Kazuya lives in. She's a college student who's also a coach on a little league baseball team in her spare time. She is good friends with Kazuki.

  • Bokukko
  • Cool Big Sis: to Rena, and early in the series to May as well.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Most of her screentime is spent around Kazuki, and she tends to spend a lot of it trying to get him interested in her by wearing rather skimpy clothing.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: the Tomboy to Mei's Girly Girl.
  • Token Human: among the female cast, she's the only major human, and one of only three humans in the main cast in general.
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  • Unlucky Childhood Friend
  • Who Wears Short Shorts?: commonly wears very short shorts as causal attire.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: grade F.

Kotaro Nanbara

Voice Actors: Yuji Ueda (Japanese), Bob Marx (English)

Kazuya's self-appointed arch-rival/"best friend". He's the one who gets him mixed up with the Cyberdolls in the first place, when he gives him a program that hacks his machine and causes him to have May delivered to Kazuya's apartment.


Voice Actors: Rie Kugimiya (Japanese), Rebecca Forstadt (English)

A young cyberdoll who tries to bring back May. She soon gives up and lives at the Kasumi house with Kasumi.


Voice Actors: Minami Omi (Japanese), Bridget Hoffman (English)


Voice Actors: Kikuko Inoue (Japanese), Dorothy Elias Fahn (English)

Cyber-X (Takuya Saotome)

Voice Actors: Shin-ichiro Miki (Japanese), Sam Strong (English)

Commando Z (Totaro Nanbara)

Voice Actors: Nobutoshi Canna (Japanese), John Holmes (English)


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