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This page lists all characters in Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1, the remake of the first game of the Neptunia series, and the tropes associated with them. Due to the remake fleshing out the Goddesses and even villains, it felt fitting that a new character page be made for the remake itself. Tropes specific to their portrayal in the other games of the series belong on the pages for those games.

Beware of unmarked spoilers because characters who debuted after the original Neptunia game make their appearance in this remake!

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CPUs

    General CPU Tropes 

The goddesses of Gamindustri, powered by the hopes and faith of their people. Each CPU rules her respective land and resides within her Basillicom; their work includes protecting their lands from enemies, doing quests, paper work or administrate the land. Despite being powerful goddesses, they do have human forms that are less powerful but more energy-efficient, since maintaining their true forms is very taxing. They've been fighting against each other for as long as they can remember.


Tropes associated with the CPUs in general:

  • The Ageless: They don't age unless they lose their goddess power, and they were created to look the way they are now from the get-go.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Some of them say stuff that suggest they're straight (like the whole If It's You, It's Okay thing between Neptune and Noire, and Vert talking about her potential prince), yet other stuff suggest otherwise (like the whole If It's You, It's Okay thing between Neptune and Noire, and Vert's constantly playing The Tease to IF).
  • BFS: Most of the sword-wielding CPUs' weapons when they transform. Justified in that they're Physical Gods.
  • The Big Guy: Gameplay-wise. While the CPUs are powerful in battle, especially with their transformations and EXE Drives, they tend to only be powerful with limited selections of buffs or utility abilities. Tropes Are Not Bad, since this makes sure the magic and utility of the Makers keeps them useful throughout the game.
  • Colorful Theme Naming: With the exception of Neptune, the other three goddesses are named after their respective colors. And in French.
  • Contralto of Danger: After the HDD, their voices are deeper than in their human form. Despite this, only five of the six playable CPUs have actual deep voices in their goddess form.
  • Enemy Mine:
    • Done against Purple Heart in the beginning by Black, White, and Green Heart as a means to eliminate a competitor and break out of the stalemate they were currently in. All three agree because they feel Purple Heart would pose the greatest threat to them individually.
    • Neptune often ends up teaming up with the other goddesses to help them resolve issues in their respective lands. It gradually turns into a Fire-Forged Friends as they endure their various hardships together, and find out they're Not So Different from each other.
  • Exotic Eye Designs: All CPUs and CPU Candidates have a power symbol in their eyes when in HDD.
  • Eye Color Change: With the exception of Plutia, the eye color of the CPUs change when they transform.
  • Flight: They can fly in their goddess forms.
  • Fun with Acronyms: CPU stands for "Console Patron Unit".
  • Honey Trap: Vert and Blanc try this to get past Lastation's Basilicom staff. It doesn't work.
  • Hot God: Definitively in their goddess forms. Only Vert and possibly Noire count in their human forms.
  • Innocent Innuendo: When Neptune and Noire are trying each other's pudding (this already sounds like something else), Noire tells Neptune to "slip one" into her mouth. Neptune immediately lampshades how wrong this sounds.
    Neptune: *chomp* "Aaah... The bittersweet flavor! Pure ecstasy!"
    Noire: "Hey, now it's my turn. Come and slip one into my mouth..."
    Neptune: "Uh... That didn't sound good, but...okay."
  • Jekyll & Hyde: Even more so than in previous installments. Instead of just being a change in character, a goddess's normal and CPU forms are very distinct personalities this time around. While they never conflict, they occasionally go as far as referring to each other as separate entities.
  • Moe Anthropomorphism: Of various consoles.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise:
    • The developers at Felistella thought the Goddesses needed a disguise when they were needing secrecy out in the open. What was the ingenious disguise, you ask? A pair of glasses. Ironically, the only entities the glasses do work on... are other CPUs.
    • Special mention goes to Noire while she's in the party the first time. The player knows perfectly well she's Black Heart, and it's plain as day her "amnesiac" story would buckle under casual questioning, even if the glasses buy her a few seconds to be evasive. She only pulls it off because of Neptune's ADD, Compa's ditziness, and IF getting cut off or ignored every time she tries to be suspicious.
    • Lampshaded when Vert does it. Neptune notes that she had certain other characteristics that give her away, and sure enough, when they get to Lowee, the fake Blanc sees through her disguise immediately, but it works on the real Blanc.
  • Physical God: The citizens worship them as deities, though they fit the ruler role better than a god's. However, their powers are depended on Shares, which are the hope, faith and prayers of their people.
  • Power Dyes Your Hair: The HDD change their hair color.
  • Power Gives You Wings: The HDD adds them wings if you have equipped them as Processor Units parts.
  • Power Makes Your Hair Grow: In most cases, the HDD does this.
  • Power Makes Your Voice Deep: The HDD makes their voices drop one to several octaves.
  • Promoted to Playable: For the first time in two years (the first time in four years, if you want to get technical), the original set of Gamindustri Goddesses are finally playable after being Demoted to Extra in Victory.
  • Purposely Overpowered: The DLC CPUs are this. They have impressive stats and useful skills, they grow really fast and you get them at the beginning of chapter 2, which makes it much easier to beat the game, since you have now three CPUs with access to HDD very early in your party, effectively replacing Compa and IF as your front fighters. While they have absolutely zero impact to the story, when Neptune and/or the others transform in cutscenes, the DLC CPUs transform off-screen.
  • Really 700 Years Old: They are all some centuries old, with the exception of the two DLC CPUs who were originally human and got their goddess powers recently.
  • Serious Business:
    • Do not interrupt Neptune's Pudding time. Noire gets in on this as well, to the point that Neptune and Noire have a contest fighting monsters, with the prize being pudding.
    • The Deep Fry Debate at the start of ch.8 between those who believe deep fry should have lemon (Vert and Noire) versus keeping the wholesome crunch (Blanc), with Neptune stuck in the middle for not caring either way. Both factions also don't like Neptune taking that third option.
  • The Sixth Ranger: The DLC CPUs. You get them at the beginning of chapter 2, but they do not appear at the story at all. Because of this, they are like ghosts in your party and they do not fit there at all. Unlike the CPU Candidates, they do not even get a single cutscene. This is also the reason why they always start with Lily Rank 0 with any other character.
  • Strange Minds Think Alike: The CPUs all think of the same ingenious disguise. See Paper-Thin Disguise for more details.
  • Super Mode: The Hard Drive Divinity transforms the CPUs into their goddess forms, increasing their stats immensely and giving them some other boni. Tranforming into their goddess forms however costs 20% of your total SP.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: All the goddesses, compared to their original incarnations. Neptune is more actively heroic, Noire is less standoffish, Blanc is more social, and Vert is less high-and-mighty, making all of theme more likable while still keeping their basic personalities.
  • Transformation Is a Free Action:
    • A CPU activating Hard Drive Divinity doesn't even end their turn.
    • For some boss fights, the goddesses will even transform during the preceding cutscene, saving them the SP cost. If that is happening while you have the DLC CPUs in your party, they will also be already in their goddess forms from the beginning of the battle.
    • As a gag, it's Subverted on the scene before fighting Fake Green Heart.
    Vert: "As a fellow gamer, I've let you move about, but I cannot let you go now. *Attempts HDD*
    Vert: "Wha-?! W-Wait a moment! I haven't changed forms yet?!"
    Fake Green Heart: "THAT IS WHY I AM ATTACKING NOW!"
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: They have impossible hair colors either in their goddess form or both forms.

    Neptune 

Neptune/Purple Heart

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From left to right: Neptune & Purple Heart

Voiced by: Rie Tanaka (Japanese), Melissa Fahn (English)

The CPU of Planeptune, she is defeated by the other goddesses at the beginning of the game and stricken with amnesia when she lands in the forest. She is ditzy at best but still a dangerous fighter.


Tropes associated with Neptune/Purple Heart:

  • A-Cup Angst: While Neptune normally doesn't mind her flat chest, when Younger and Older Brother begin to pretend she doesn't exist purely because she's flat, she's not above transforming to gain a bit of favor.
  • Accidental Misnaming: Neptune's name is laughably unpronounceable by Compa and random NPCs until IF comes along and lampshades it. This is why she's nicknamed Nep-Nep early on. And those people, who cannot pronounce her name, can pronounce Planeptune totally fine, which doesn't make sense as IF lampshades this.
  • All-Loving Hero: This incarnation of Neptune befriends everyone, she's got a big heart and she loves Nepgear.
  • Amnesiac God:
    • More or less what starts off the series; Neptune remembers only her own name (and a few assorted foods), as well as how to fight, but nothing else.
    • She decides to stay an amnesiac because regaining her memories could make her regain the feelings she previously had towards the other Goddesses.
  • Amnesiac Hero: To the point that Neptune refers herself as one.
  • Badass Boast: Actually manages to pull a few off, the most notable also being the most hilarious.
    Neptune: One! A game goddess appears to rid the world of the wrong! Two! To rid the world of pirated copies! And three! To be rid of the grumpy old lady! I am Neptune, at your service!
    • In the True Ending, she has this before facing the Final Boss.
    Purple Heart: (English) "Who do you think I am? I am the main character of the game, Neptune!"
    Purple Heart: (Japanese) "Who do you think I am? I am the main character of main characters, Neptune!"
  • Big Eater: Especially when pudding is involved.
  • Braids of Action: As Purple Heart.
  • Breast Expansion: Twice, actually. Whenever Neptune transforms into Purple Heart, she gains a more mature figure, and thus grows out in all the right places. After Neptune regains her powers, she gains her Processor Units from Victory, complete with larger breasts.
  • Brutal Honesty: She likes to say it like it is, usually in the most inane way possible though. Specially when it comes to Noire.
  • Can't Drop the Hero: Averted, there's nothing forcing you to put Neptune in the front line, or even in formation at all. There's even a segment in chapter 3 where she's removed from the party completely.
  • Call-Back: Neptune's hatred of eggplant returns from Victory...despite having no memory to remember she hates it.
  • Cleavage Window: As Purple Heart.
  • The Comically Serious: Despite being a Lady of War, Purple Heart still has many of Neptune's mannerisms, like loving pudding and getting Arfoire's name wrong.
    • After Neptune does her badass boast in Lowee and transforms, Purple Heart then comments that she should have done it in that goddess form.
  • Cool Big Sis: Instantly declares her intention to become one upon meeting Nepgear for the first time, in stark (and probably deliberate) contrast to her behavior in Victory.
  • Crouching Ditz, Hidden Goddess: To the point that no one in Planeptune expected their goddess to be such an adorable Genki Girl.
  • Deadpan Snarker: More so in the English version.
  • Declaration of Protection: Neptune told Noire she wants to protect everyone in front of her, and would be happy just seeing the faces of the people she saved...and pudding.
  • Does Not Like Spam: As listed further on, she hates eggplant.
  • Drives Like Crazy: Took Compa as a passenger when they flew in goddess form to Lastation, and apparently traumatized the poor girl. The Barrel Roll, Cuban Eight, and Immelmann didn't help.
  • Dumb Is Good: It's Neptune's ditziness that helps the other goddesses relax and realize they didn't need to be enemies. Though it should be noted she isn't actually stupid, just carefree and lazy to a point where she can't get any work done without someone forcing her.
  • Gamer Girl: The reveal of Lady Green Heart being a Gamer Girl is validated by Neptune, also a self-professed Gamer Girl.
  • Genki Girl: Neptune is extremely energetic, especially in the Japanese version.
  • Hair Decorations: Her personal class of head accessories is an arsenal of hair decorations, typically based on video games (such as her default D-Pad ones). She even fits the trope of "young girl with double hairclips".
  • The Hero: Unlike in previous installments, where she just goes with the flow (or in Victory, where she's arguably less heroic), the Neptune of Re;Birth1 is heroic through and through, outright stating she wants to protect everyone around her.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: Neptune of course, fights with Swords. She starts with a bokuto, later she uses a bamboo sword, shifts to katanas and then she wields BFSs.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Though it might go unnoticed, Neptune told Compa that a character wielding a giant weapon is cliche...and yet her weapon as Purple Heart is a giant katana. Later on, Neptune herself can also yield swords twice her own size.
  • If It's You, It's Okay: Neptune outright told Noire that, even though they're both girls, if Noire loves her, she'll accept her. Given this is Neptune, how serious she was is debatable.
  • Instant Expert: Neptune can wield any weapon vaguely shaped like a sword. Even when she finds a bokutō in the dumpster, and has no memory of how to fight, she wields it flawlessly.
  • Japanese Honorifics: She adds "-chan" on the names of almost every Maker. With the exception of Compa, she calls them I-chan, MAGES.-chan, Marve-chan, Tekken-chan, CyberConnect2-chan, Falcom-chan and Puchiko.
  • Lady of War: Her Purple Heart personality.
  • Large Ham: Especially in the Japanese version.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Neptune is a pure physical fighter. She has one of the highest STR stats, has high AGI and VIT, a decent amount of HP and she possesses the Passive Skill Break Damage Limit, which allows her to deal damage past the 9999 damage per-hit cap. However, her INT and MEN stats are the lowest, which makes her not only weak against magic attacks, but her own magic attacks are rather weak as well.
  • Magnetic Hero: Her friendly personality and strong will to help other people unites all four goddesses despite their hostile past of the Console War. The Ultradimension Makers also join her party because they are friends with the Neptune they met in Victory.
  • Medium Awareness: Lampshades gaming tropes as they happen and often comments on how her "main character" status keeps saving the day.
    • After the party splits up in Lastation and she's left alone:
      Neptune: "Ahh? Hello? Aren't I supposed to be the Heroine here? Why am I alone then?"
      Neptune: ...
      Neptune: "You've got to be kidding me, right?! I'm the main in this game!"
      Neptune: "To be singled in an even-numbered party is just cruel!"
      Neptune: "What should I do?! I can't be a loner like the No-More-Heroines, Noire?!"
    • As expected, Noire then appears for a short event. Later, when the party regroups:
      IF: "Lucky, as usual. It's like you're scripted to always get the best results..."
      Compa: "But Nep-Nep did make it easy for us."
      Neptune: "Heh, heh! Behold the power of destiny on the side of the main character!"
  • Motor Mouth: In the Japanese version.
  • Nice Girl: For the most part, she's one of the nicest of the CPUs...
  • No Social Skills: ...But she seems to lack any sense of tact.
  • Odd Friendship: Her and Blanc have the least hostile relationship among the CPUs despite their personalities being complete opposites, and they get along pretty well. This characterization tends to be the consistent throughout the franchise.
  • Odd Name Out: She's the only one of the four goddesses who is not named after a color.
  • Older Alter Ego: Purple Heart is this to Neptune. Purple Heart is basically a mature, sexier and stronger version of Neptune, which is reflected thtough her physical appearance and voice.
  • Pokémon Speak: Despite not being a Pokemon, Neptune engages in this.
    Compa:" We'll be serious, then! Go! Nep-Nep, I choose you!"
    Neptune: "Pika!"
  • Porn Stash: When she thinks she's dead at the beginning of the game she despairs that she should have finished her game backlog and deleted her hard drive. When Histore tells her to calm down she asks how she can possibly stay calm when someone can see her "special" collections.
  • Power Trio: With Compa and IF.
  • Punny Name: The Holy Fang Blade is called "Segatou" in the Japanese version, which includes the name SEGA in it. It fits, since Neptune and Planeptune are based of SEGA consoles.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Has one of the highest strength stats in the game, and is the only character naturally able to surpass the damage limit.
  • Ship Tease: Unlike the first (and subsequent games) were Neptune's ship tease with Noire is done through supplementary materials, the sexual tension between them in the remake is far more obvious.
  • The Slacker: Would really like to just laze around playing games and eating pudding all day. Unlike previous incarnations, though, when the chips are down she can be relied upon to keep her butt in gear.
  • Split Personality: While normally a Genki Girl as Neptune, Purple Heart is an elegant, no-nonsense Lady of War. Unlike other installments, Re;Birth1 makes a point to distinguish Neptune and Purple Heart as separate personalities, with both personalities occasionally referring to the other as if they were a separate person.
  • Take a Third Option: Neptune does this as a result of losing her memory. Histoire offers to return it, but she decides not to, as she's gotten friendly with quite a few people with her new personality, and would rather not go back to her former self. She also does this when the other goddesses are debating the Deep Fry debate in chapter 8. None of them like her stance, and declare "war" on her as well.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: As with every game, Neptune loves pudding; this game, however, explains why. Pudding was the first thing Compa fed Neptune when they met, and the girl had never had it before. She'll even eat an Antidote if it's made in pudding form.
    • She even now seems to have a trademark least favorite food, as her loathing of eggplants returns from Victory despite not having any memory to remember she hates it. And IF and Noire exploit the hell out of it.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Compared to her Victory incarnation. She is much less of an ass, much less lazy, and legitimately loves Nepgear.
  • Vapor Wear: The occasional Panty Shot aside, she doesn't seem to have anything on under her default sweater (which is actually a "Parka One-Piece," a dress somehow).
  • Weaksauce Weakness: Her low MEN makes her weak against magic attacks.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Both Neptune and Purple Heart have purple hair.

    Noire 

Noire/Black Heart

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From left to right: Noire & Black Heart

Voiced by: Asami Imai (Japanese), Erin Fitzgerald (English)

The CPU of Lastation, Noire is a swordmaster with a prickly personality.


Tropes associated with Noire/Black Heart:

  • BFS: Her rapiers become one in HDD.
  • Blood Knight: Not as Noire, but Black Heart seems to enjoy showing her moves a lot. Not only that, Black Heart is shown to have the most fun when fighting in comparison to the other three CPUs, and she is the only one of the four who is laughing during battles. And she does that a lot.
  • Colorful Theme Naming: "Noire" means "black" in French.
  • Cosplay Otaku Girl: To hide her identity, she claims that she's cosplaying herself.
  • Crutch Character: To an extent when she joins in Chapter 2. While the lack of a transformation stops her from adding too much firepower to the party, she comes with a level 2 EX finisher, some nice SP moves, a weapon with wide range and the fourth party member allows experimenting with partner setups.
  • Expy: Somehow, Noire really resembles Azusa from K-On!. Ironic, considering that Azusa's English voice actress voices Nepgear.
    • Both Noire and Azusa resemble Kooh from Pangya.
  • For Halloween, I Am Going as Myself: When Chian recognizes her as her goddess, Noire tells her that she is cosplaying herself, so she can keep her cover. Then, Noire tries Clark Kenting after that. Ganache and Singe can tell that she is not cosplaying.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Which helps make the Expy and Tsundere examples more prominent.
    • Funny enough, while only the Ultradimension version of Black Heart from Victory keeps them in her goddess form, the Black Heart from this game has almost the exact same sprite as the one from Victory, only with the lack of the pigtails. Her Ultradimension counterpart's processor units can be unlocked for her use, and using any of them will have her keep the pigtails in her goddess form.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: Noire has a regal twist on this trope.
  • Irony: After the Black Heart boss battle, Black Heart states that Neptune only won because it was a 3-on-1 as Purple Heart was backed by IF and Compa, before saying that 1-on-1, it would be a whole 'nother story. When the 4 CPUs were battling in the intro, Purple Heart was dominating the fight and it took Black Heart teaming up with Green Heart and White Heart in a 3-on-1 Enemy Mine against Purple Heart to get her out of the picture.
  • Impossibly Low Neck Line: Noire's dress. It does not malfunction. Probably because it's similar to a corsette.
  • Jack-of-All-Stats: The most balanced character in the game, being neither strong nor weak at anything. This makes her the perfect allrounder, since she can endure more than Neptune (especially against magic attacks) and Vert, while she can still deal a good amount of damage. Although her LUK is pretty lackluster.
    • However, after you reached the highest level cap, Noire eventually beats Neptune in the STR department, but is much slower to her and Vert in comparison. This still doesn't make her a Mighty Glacier, as Noire's AGI is still in the middle ground.
  • The Lancer: To the slacky, air-headed and energetic Neptune; Noire is more serious, level-headed and competent as a CPU. Also, Noire has problems with befriending people unlike Neptune.
  • Large Ham: She tends to be loud and voice her displeasure frequently, especially in the English dub.
  • Loners Are Freaks:
    • Neptune constantly jokes that she has no friends. Noire panics any time she hears that, and tries to claim that she totally has friends to hang out with.
    • When the three other goddesses visit Lastation, Neptune introduces Noire by commenting that she has no friends. While IF reminds the group that Neptune is the only one saying that, the other goddesses comment that it wouldn't be surprising if it were true given Noire's personality.
    • Amusingly, in gameplay terms, Noire is the only goddess to not have any friendly relationship with any of the other goddesses in terms of Lily Rank. At least Vert and Blanc start off neutral and barely favorable to Neptune, respectively.
  • Nice Girl: Tsundere personality aside, she's quick to help anyone in danger and is one of the most selfless members of the cast. She spends the most time making sure her nation is well off before eventually joining the party.
  • Only Sane Woman: She and IF share this role; in fact, they hit it off quickly because of this.
  • Otaku: Implied to be one.
  • Put on a Bus: After her chapter is finished, she leaves the group for a long time. Though the in-game explanation is that she has to take care of the issues plaguing Lastation, the other two goddesses join your group and oddly enough stick with you despite having just as big of a problem to take care of in their lands. Then you remember Noire doesn't really have a trustworthy subordinate to take care of matters, unlike Vert who has Yvoire and Ran-Ran, and Blanc who has Financier. Consider, also, that Avenir actually put their people in the Basillicom, and they're the problem Noire's trying to solve.
  • Ship Tease: Unlike the first game (and subsequent ones before Re;Birth1), where Noire's ship tease with Neptune is done through supplementary materials, the sexual tension between them in the remake is far more obvious.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Which is why Avenir had to fill her basilicom with Obstructive Bureaucrats to stop her interfering.
  • Royal Rapier: Her standard weapon, and her fighting style seems to revolve around fencing.
  • So Long, and Thanks for All the Gear: When Noire joins the party in chapter 2, she will leave at the end...taking any items you equipped along with her. Thankfully, she rejoins the group later on, and thanks to thoughtful item distribution she can only be equipped with one item that cannot be replaced.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Just like Neptune, Noire loves pudding. It gets to the point where Neptune and Noire have a contest where the prize is pudding.
  • Tsundere: To a ridiculous extent towards Neptune. The in-game character profile even calls her a "stereotypical Tsundere".
  • Wake-Up Call Boss: Black Heart in Chapter 2. It doesn't help that you fight her immediately after another boss with no chance to heal or save. She is actually pretty standard for a boss, and players who know what they are doing can beat her a few levels under par.
  • What You Are in the Dark: Has an opportunity to finish off an amnesiac Neptune, and even considers it for a moment. She discards the idea quickly as such a thing is beneath her. While she is sincere in having a "friendly" challenge against Neptune rather than wanting to outright kill her, if the player loses it is still a game over.
  • Willfully Weak: While pretending to be an amnesiac, Noire refuses to use her HDD form.
  • The Workaholic: Compared to the other goddesses, anyway. Unlike her previous incarnations, it's not like Noire likes the work itself, she's just dedicated and proactive in running her country.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: Her name is Black Heart, she has white hair, but this trope is averted.

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    Vert 

Vert/Green Heart

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From left to right: Vert & Green Heart

Voiced by: Rina Sato (Japanese), Tara Platt (English)

The CPU of Leanbox, known for being elegant and refined at all times. She's secretly a hardcore gamer who spends most of her time dodging her duties so that she can play games. She's still a deadly spellcaster, however.


Tropes associated with Vert/Green Heart:

  • Absolute Cleavage: An understatement for Green Heart.
  • Big Breast Pride: Very proud of her rack.
  • Blade on a Stick: Her signature weapon is similar to a naginata.
  • Boobs-and-Butt Pose: Her victory pose in HDD.
  • Breast Expansion: Her HDD makes her breast grow from F-cups to G-cups.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Very temporarily, when Conversation/Arfoire stole her powers.
  • Colorful Theme Naming: "Vert" means "green" in French.
  • Cowardly Lion: After losing her powers, she hides in her room and plays games all day, despite swiftly proving she was perfectly able to help herself when the party gets involved. When Arfoire calls her on this at the climax, she calmly admits its true, but has resolved to not be so weak again.
  • Fragile Speedster: Her AGI, TEC and LUK are pretty high, and she possesses the Passive Skill Cooldown Reduction to decrease her wait time, but her low HP and VIT hamper her durability.
  • Gamer Girl: A big one, and spends as much time as possible playing games. So much so that she often makes Ran-ran and her representative at the Basilicom do the bulk of her work instead.
  • The Generic Girl: For the most part, she's the most normal of the CPUs
  • Genre Savvy: Comes with being an avid gamer in-universe. After being chased away by Blanc/Lady White Heart, they met with the leader of the rebels against Lady White Heart who is none other than Blanc herself. While everyone else was confused, she immediately knew that the one they are speaking to is the REAL Blanc/Lady White Heart and the one they met before was a fake. A plot-twist that most seasoned gamers would recognize.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Played straight this time around. Unlike past incarnations, which could be quite haughty and selfish under the exterior, Vert's worst sin here is being rather demanding when playing co-op.
  • Impossibly Low Neck Line: Vert's dress. It might work because it is tight around her chest.
  • Irony: Despite being very busty, she's very fast, but is very vulnerable, especially in comparison to the slower, but very durable Blanc.
  • Keigo: Vert/Green Heart has a very formal speech pattern.
  • Lady of War: Her calm personality, formal speech pattern, majestic appearance and strong offensive power makes her this.
  • Marshmallow Hell: Vert to IF, twice. The first time gets its own CG image as she hugs her during a chapter break. The second time, Vert takes advantage of a cramped space to deliberately smother IF in her chest. IF spends the rest of the scene with a dopey expression and lovehearts pouring out of her head.
  • Ms. Fanservice
  • Otaku: She loves video games, anime, manga and movies. Most of the time, she is talking about stuff related to them.
  • Phenotype Stereotype: Blonde, blue-eyed, busty American (or European).
  • Reality Ensues: She actually looks up on the Internet to search for information.
  • The Smart Girl: She is the goddess who always figures quickly out what is going and is very smart. Makes sense, since she's more a magical fighter, thus her INT (intelligence) is much higher than of the other three goddesses.
  • Stripperific: Green Heart's outfit is this so much.
  • The Tease: Loves to fluster IF. She's fairly mild about it, but that's only because of how easy it is for her to press IF's buttons.
  • This Is a Drill: Green Heart's spears transform into these.
  • Token Yuri Girls: She and IF seem to have this kind of relationship going.
  • Underboobs: Played entirely straight in HDD.
  • Vapor Wear: There's clearly no room for a bra under that dress.
  • Victoria's Secret Compartment: Played for Laughs with Vert. When given a heat pack to help with Lowee's climate, she puts it "between [her] endowments" and goes back to hugging IF.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Mild case with Blanc. They get into a lot of bickering over the game but in the end, they never stop being friends because of it.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Green Heart has green hair.

    Blanc 

Blanc/White Heart

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From left to right: Blanc & White Heart

Voiced by: Kana Asumi (Japanese), Wendee Lee (English)

The CPU of Lowee, Blanc is a foul-mouthed bookworm who dislikes interacting with others.


Tropes associated with Blanc/White Heart:

  • A-Cup Angst: Berserk Button is someone pointing out her flat chest. Can actually double as a reference to how Nintendo is frequently derided as kiddie trash, while the Playstation and Xbox counterparts are more heavily stacked (especially the Xbox) since they're the more "cool and mature" consoles.
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: Outright begs Neptune and the others to help save Lowee. Keep in mind, this includes two Goddesses she had been at war with for centuries. Although she refused their help at first.
  • An Axe to Grind: The hammer turns into an axe when she becomes White Heart.
  • Badass Bookworm: She references reading a lot, and has even written some embarrassing novels in her spare time.
  • Bad Butt: In the beginning of the game; mercifully, Blanc never refrains from using her very colourful vocabulary afterwards.
  • The Big Girl: Among the four goddesses, she is the Stone Wall, wields a hammer/axe and is the most aggressive one. Sometimes, she also suggests destructions as the resolution of problems.
  • Blood Knight: While her White Heart form plays this straight, it's averted (by statement of admission) as Blanc, who claims to prefer negotiation to fighting.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: She can be prone to these from time to time. She hilariously wins the Q&A contest between her and fake Blanc precisely because of this. She also gets mad at Financier for asking embarrassing questions about her novel writing, which fake Blanc revealed to them earlier.
  • Colorful Theme Naming: "Blanc" means "white".
  • Death Glare: Is prone of giving them on other characters.
  • Drop the Hammer: Blanc's main weapon is a hammer.
  • Expy: Hair-Trigger Temper, Cluster F-Bomb, Gratuitous German, Drop the Hammer, Glacier Waif, Made of Iron? Blanc is pretty much a white Vita.
  • Glacier Waif: A petit body? Check. Rather slow? Check! Wielding an oversized weapon? Check!
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: Her eyes glow red when she's really angry.
  • Gratuitous German: Her attacks are in bad German.
  • Grumpy Bear: Her serious and also angry nature makes her this.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: To say Blanc has a really short fuse is an understatement.
  • Irony: Despite her petite body build, she is much more durable and slower than the other goddesses, especially in contrast to the two busty women Vert/Green Heart and Yellow Heart.
    • Despite being an Expy for the family-friendly Nintendo, her White Heart form is surprisingly foul-mouthed.
  • La Résistance: Leads one to regain her nation from Conversation/Arfoire.
  • Not So Stoic: Most of the time, Blanc appears to be calm, serious and emotionless on the outside, but she gets angry very easily and often explodes out of rage.
  • Out-of-Character Moment: When she and Vert are trying to seduce the Lastation Basillicom Staff Member, Blanc uses it the "cute little sister" routine, calling him "Onii-chan". Of course, Vert mocks her later for her unexpected performance, with Blanc claiming that she read in a book that some men like that kind of girls.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning:
    • When Blanc is pissed of, one of her eyes glows red.
    • White Heart has red eyes, and they glow as well when she's pissed of.
  • Silk Hiding Steel: She does her best to appear proper and ladylike, but her White Heart form is violent, foul-mouthed and tomboyish, and even in her civilian form she has a noticable temper.
  • Stone Wall: Her offense is only decent, but thanks to her high HP, VIT and MEN stats and her Physical Resist + and Magic Resist + skills, she can take a serious beating, moreso than most other physical attackers. Which is rather appropiate for the character representing the infamously durable Nintendo consoles. But she is also the slowest character.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Taking a cue from Victory, the Blanc of Re;Birth1 is much kinder than the Blanc originally featured in the first game, and genuinely cares for her citizens and seems to have a particular soft spot for Financier. Even in her White Heart form, she sincerely thanks MAGES. for saving them in their fight with Ganache. The fact that she is more social than Noire says a lot.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Mild case of this with Vert, 50% because of Blanc's A-Cup Angst and 50% because of Vert being The Tease about it.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: White Heart has blue hair.

    Plutia 

Pururut (Plutia)/Iris Heart

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From left to right: Plutia & Iris Heart
Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa (Japanese), Cherami Leigh

A DLC character who debuted in Victory. Plutia is the CPU of Planeptune in the Ultradimension. She's a kind girl, a sleepy head and is very slow, but she has secretly a sadistic side. She appears nowhere in the story nor in cutscenes.


Tropes associated with Plutia/Iris Heart:

  • Badass Adorable: Plutia is not only very cute, the way how she fights is also very adorable. She attacks her enemies with plushie dolls, but they are very powerful.
  • Blood Knight: Iris Heart seems to enjoy fights... in a sexual manner...
  • Breast Expansion: From A-cups to F-cups.
  • Combat Sado Masochist: Iris Heart is definitvely a sadist. However, in one of her victory quotes, after having a tough fight, she says that "it feels great"note . Other characters on the other hand would say how tough it was.
  • Crutch Character: As a DLC character, Plutia is very powerful, and thanks to being a CPU, she becomes very useful after unlocking her in chapter 2 and she will eventually catch up to the other heroes despite starting from level 1. However, her SP moves tend to have high costs, so you cannot rely too much on her alone. Unlike Peashy, Plutia remains useful even after getting all four main Goddesses, thanks to her moveset.
  • Dominatrix: Iris Heart is this all over the place.
  • Dub Name Change: From Pururut to Plutia.
  • Healing Hands: She has some healing moves.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: Iris Heart uses swords, just like Purple Heart.
  • Improbable Weapon: Plushie dolls.
  • Large Ham: Due to her very slow talking, Plutia's lines become this way, especially when she's excited.
  • Ms. Fanservice. Definitively as Iris Heart the dominatrix.
  • Noblewoman's Laugh: Visually shown with her SP Skill Drive Stab. However, you don't hear her laugh.
  • Older Alter Ego: Iris Heart is this to Plutia.
  • Sadist: Of the sexual kind.
  • Shock and Awe: She tends to use lightning moves.
  • Stripperific: Iris Heart's outfit is one of the most stripperific ones.
  • Understatement: States that she could be a tad bit angry a as she goes from a sleepy little girl to a full-fledged dominatrix.
  • Whip It Good: In the anime, she wields a sword that can be used as a whip. She also carries a separate whip and a riding crop.
  • Yandere: A costume of her is called this. It's just a color swap costume of her default costume, which is referred to have a "yandere-ish" color.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Plutia's hair is purple, but darker than Neptune's. As Iris Heart, it has a more blue-ish shade.

    Peashy 

Pish (Peashy)/Yellow Heart

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From left to right: Peashy & Yellow Heart
Voiced by: Aoi Yuki (Japanese), Sandy Fox (English)

A DLC character who debuted in Victory. Peashy is the CPU of Eden in the Ultradimension. A cheerful and energetic child, but her innocence makes her also a dangerous Blood Knight. She appears nowhere in the story nor in cutscenes.


Tropes associated with Peashy/Yellow Heart:

  • Badass Adorable: Both forms qualify. Considering her very high STR, she's definitively this.
  • Blood Knight: As you can hear her voice during battles, she likes fights very much.
  • Boobs of Steel: Yellow Heart has the largest breasts among the entire cast, surpassing Vert's G-cups and Green Heart's H-cups with her I-Cups. Even though she wears Wolverine Claws, Yellow Heart is still a very physical fighter and her claw attacks do resemble Peashy's usual punches and she still uses kicks.
  • Breast Expansion: Her HDD makes her grow a lot... and on specfic places as well, going from AA-cups to I-cups.
  • Cheerful Child: Peashy is this in spades.
  • Crutch Character: Peashy levels very quickly thanks to her passive ability, and her very high STR makes her a very powerful party member, especially considering the fact that she is a CPU. She will soon outlevel the other characters despite starting from level 1 in chapter 2. However, since she is a Glass Cannon, she definitively needs back-up when facing boss characters. In the late game, her moveset turns out to be less useful than the other Goddesses.
  • Cute Little Fangs: Both forms have them.
  • The Ditz: Justified since she's about five years old (physically and mentally).
  • Dub Name Change: From Pish to Peashy.
  • Fragile Speedster: Besides being a Glass Cannon, Peashy has very high AGI, only be beaten by Vert and CyberConnect2.
  • Genki Girl: Is much as energetic as Neptune.
  • Glass Cannon: She has the highest STR, but lowest VIT. Her HP on the other hand is very high, but she still takes a lot of damage.
  • Impossibly Low Neck Line: Yellow Heart's costume. Justified, since it's skin-tight.
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler
  • Older Alter Ego: Yellow Heart is this to Peashy.
  • Older Than She Looks: Stopped aging at age 5-6, both physically and mentally.
  • Peashy Is About To Glomp You: Her victory pose.
  • Pintsized Power House: Despite being a little child, Peashy has the highest STR among all playable characters.
  • Power Fist: Peashy wears cute gloves, many of them resembling animal paws. They are still very powerful.
  • Shout-Out: Many of her attacks are references to Super Sentai moves.
  • Theme Tune Cameo: You're not going to find it in the in-game BGM listing, and only those who have played Victory will immediately recognize it, but the music that plays during the CG animated battle between the four goddesses is Yellow Heart's theme from Victory.
  • Third-Person Person: (Japanese only) She refers to herself as "Pii", the first syllable of her name.
  • Token Mini-Moe: Peashy is one of the smallest characters.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: While Peashy has the highest STR in the game, she also has the lowest TEC. She doesn't have a high number of SP Skills and most of them are just damage attacks with no additional side effects.
  • Whole Costume Reference: Peashy's bee outfit is a reference to the Hudson Soft bee mascot.
  • Wolverine Claws: Yellow Heart has a pair of them.
  • Womanchild: Since her personality barely changes after transforming, Yellow Heart is as childish as Peashy.

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CPU Candidates

    General CPU Candidate Tropes 
The CPU Candidates are the younger sisters of Neptune, Noire and Blanc, respectively. As a secondary result of the miraculous increase of Shares, four new Goddesses were born for Planeptune, Lastation and Lowee. Like their older sisters, the CPU Candidates have the ability to transform into their Goddess forms. They assists their sisters at their work. The Candidates have to be unlocked by specific plans.

Tropes associated with the CPU Candidates:

  • The Ageless: Like their sisters, they don't age and they were born the way they look. But since they are newly born, they aren't Really 700 Years Old.
  • Big Sister Worship: All of them worship their older sisters a lot.
  • Demoted to Extra: They appear in the last chapter of the story and have only two to three cutscenes. Justified, since the game is the remake of the original game where they didn't exist.
  • Exotic Eye Designs: All CPUs and CPU Candidates have a power symbol in their eyes when in HDD.
  • Eye Color Change: The HDD changes their eye colors, just like their sisters.
  • Flight: They can fly in their goddess forms.
  • Moe Anthropomorphism: Of various handhelds.
  • Physical God: They basically are the same as their sisters. The major differences are their status as not being the reigning CPUs and their strength.
  • Power Dyes Your Hair: The HDD changes their hair color.
  • Power Gives You Wings: The HDD adds them wings if you have equipped them as Processor Units parts. Their wings are smaller than their sisters' though.
  • Power Makes Your Voice Deep: Most noticeble with Black Sister, followed by White Sister Ram. Purple Sister and White Sister Rom's voices barely change.
  • Secret Character: Once you reached chapter 8 of your first playthrough, you can get plans to unlock them. There are three plans for the four of them. To unlock the plans, the Shares of Planeptune, Lastation or Lowee, respectively, must be at least 35%. Then you have to get the needed materials for the plans and the respective Shares must be at least 50%. Each plan needs 1024MB to be activated.
  • Sibling Team: They can perform Coupling Moves with their sisters. Strangely enough, however, is that Nepgear has a Coupling Move with Vert, even though this move was carried over from Victory and the coupling move was between Nepgear and Vert's Ultradimension counterpart.
  • Sixth Ranger: Like the DLC CPUs, they have no relevance for the story and only appear in specific cutscenes that does not effect the main story. They are basically ghost characters in your party. Oddly enough, if you unlocked any of them, they will be in your party from the beginning in New Game+. However, unlocking the Candidates is required to achieve the True Ending.
  • Super Mode: The CPU Candidates have access to HDD.
  • Transformation Is a Free Action: The same rules with their sisters and the DLC CPUs.
  • Walking Spoiler: Their presence in this game makes it impossible not to talk about them without not spoiling anyone.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Like their sisters, they have impossible hair colors either in their goddess form or both forms.

    Nepgear 

Nepgear/Purple Sister

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From left to right: Nepgear & Purple Sister
Voiced by: Yui Horie (Japanese), Christine Marie Cabanos (English)

The CPU Candidate of Planeptune and the younger sister of Neptune. Nepgear is much more mature and serious than her sister and does most of Neptune's job as a CPU.


Tropes associated with Nepgear/Purple Sister:

    Uni 

Uni/Black Sister

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From left to right: Uni & Black Sister
Voiced by: Eri Kitamura (Japanese), Sarah Williams (English)

The CPU Candidate of Lastation and the younger sister of Noire. A tsundere who tries her best to support her older sister.


Tropes associated with Uni/Black Sister:

  • BFG: Her guns become these when she transforms.
  • Breast Expansion: Inverted. She goes from B to A while transforming.
  • Contralto of Danger: In comparison to the other Candidates, Black Sister fits the trope to a T.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Like Noire, Uni has them as well. For being tsundere, no less.
  • The Gunslinger: She uses guns as her weapons.
  • Jack-of-All-Stats: Like Noire, Uni's stats are also very balanced.
  • Mega Twin Tails: As Black Sister.
  • Shrinking Violet: Her cutscenes shows how shy Uni is towards her sister.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang:
    • Averted. She is very similar to Noire in terms of personality and looks.
    • However, that does not apply to their fighting styles. Noire is a close-ranged swordswoman, while Uni is a long-ranged gunner.
  • Small Girl, Big Gun: As Black Sister.
  • Stripperific: Her Processor Unit Generation is just pairs of a bikini, long gloves and stockings. Despite she starts with her Processor Unit Cradle, Black Sister's sprite depicts her with Generation (or New Cradle).
  • Tsundere:
    • Towards the player. Her chirper events and the description of her moves and weapons are full of tsundere lines. She also reacts like this in the True Ending when she gives the player her gratitude.
    • Uni's Coupling Move with Nepgear also counts.
  • Wave Motion Gun: Some of her moves.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: Also averted like Black Heart.

    Rom & Ram 

Rom & Ram/Whiste Sisters

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Voiced by: Yui Ogura (Rom) & Kaori Ishihara (Ram) (Japanese), Carrie Keranen (Rom) & Shelby Lindley (Ram) (English)

A pair of twins who are the CPU Candidates of Lowee and the younger sisters of Blanc. Despite their childish personalities, they do their best to help their sister.


Tropes associated with Rom and Ram/the White Sisters:

  • Always Identical Twins: Physically, you can destiguish them by their hair length. Ram has longer hair than Rom.
  • Black Magician Girl: Ram is more offensive than Rom and has in fact more INT than Rom. Her MEN on the other hand is lower than Rom's.
  • Blade on a Stick: As White Sisters, they wield spears.
  • Breast Expansion: They go from AA-Cups to A-Cups.
  • Color-Coded Characters: To distinguish them better, Rom wears blue while Ram wears pink. This is reflected by their hair colors after they transform.
  • Cheerful Child: Ram is this since she's energetic.
    • Rom is also made to this too when she's not being shy.
  • Genki Girl: Ram is always energetic.
  • Healing Hands: Rom has healing moves and is pretty much on par with Compa.
  • An Ice Person: Both of them use ice magic.
  • Nice Hat: Like Blanc, they wear big hats.
  • Magic Wand: Their wands are actually giant pencils.
  • The Pollyanna: Ram is usually this in spades.
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie: Ram as White Sister.
  • Shrinking Violet: Rom is very shy and has a quiet voice.
  • Single-Minded Twins: Played with. They do have different personalities, but their have the same interests, wear twin-themed clothes, have almost the exact same movesets and you unlock both of them at once, as if their basically one character. However, their same SP Skills have different strengths, different effects and different costs.
  • Sibling Team: With Blanc, either as duos or as a trio. They and Blanc are the only characters to have a Formation Skill.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: Rom is a Shrinking Violet while Ram is a Genki Girl. Rom's quietness and Ram's loudness reflect both extreme aspects of Blanc's personality.
  • Squishy Wizard: They have strong INT and MEN, but they are weak physically.
  • Tag Team Twins: Basically how they are meant to be used. But you can decide if you want to have both of them in your battle party or not.
  • Throw the Book at Them: What Ram does to Blanc when they first meet, much to the latter's ire.
  • White Magician Girl: While Rom has offensive spells, she's more a healer. In fact, her offensive spells are taught by Ram.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Rom as White Sister.

Makers

    General Maker Tropes 
The Makers are playable human characters who support the CPUs during the story and are much as heroes as the goddesses. Particularly Compa and IF, who have been formed a Power Trio formation with Neptune since the beginning of the game.

Tropes associated with the Makers in general:

    Compa 

Compa

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Voiced by: Kanako Sakai (Japanese), Cristina Vee (English)

A nurse in training who finds Neptune stuck in the ground. She can be almost as ditzy as Neptune at times.


Tropes associated with Compa:

  • Abnormal Ammo: Most of her magic combos are described as her firing a pressurized jet of the liquid in her syringe.
  • Armor-Piercing Slap: Compa delivers one as one of her normal attacks. Hilariously, it's her starting Break combo.
  • BFG/BFS: Big Freakin Syringe as gun-like weapon to be exactly. Neptune even lampshades that carrying a huge weapon is a cliché.
  • The Chick: Strangely the only one that fulfills this role in a cast chock full of girls.
  • Combat Medic: Self-explanatory. However, she's weak offensively, but is very good with healing people.
  • The Ditz: Shockingly, less so then Neptune. Not that that's saying much.
  • Genius Ditz: As said in her description, she nearly reaches Neptune levels of ditziness, yet she came up with the idea of making an Antidote Pudding for Neptune as a sure-fire way to give the antidote to her. And she also managed to successfully sneak on Arfoire to snatch Histoire from her hands.
  • Girly Run: When you assign her as the leader, she runs like this.
  • Hospital Hottie: Compa returns in all her bodacious glory.
  • The Kid with the Remote Control: 90% of the time Neptune transforms, it's because Compa asked.
  • My Greatest Failure: When asked to help make the antidote for Neptune, Compa doesn't think she can help because she failed nursing school and doesn't think she could do something so important.
  • Nice Girl: She's the least violent girl.
  • Necromancer: She can learn SP Skills of reviving your party members.
  • Panty Shot: Her victory animation has one.
  • Playing with Syringes: They also double as guns.
  • Power Trio: With Neptune and IF.
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie: Her strawberry-blonde hair is described as pink, and she's a Nice Girl.
  • Team Mom: And it's hard not to think of her interactions with Neptune as a mother doting on her cute child.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Compa's the Girly Girl to to IF's Tomboy.
  • Verbal Tic: "Desu" in the Japanese script. Almost completely absent in the translation, although she keeps the EX Finisher "Desu Desu Desu!" and will frequently yell out "Desu" upon jumping in the field when assigned as leader.
  • Victoria's Secret Compartment: Addressed when Compa brings out her giant syringe, and Neptune can't quite fathom where it came from. Of course, Neptune's idea of where Compa stored it could be different...
  • With Catlike Tread: She sees the opportunity to sneak up behind Arfoire in Chapter 6, all while quietly saying "sneaky sneaky" as she goes along. Her "sneaky sneaky's" get more agitated just before she strikes.
  • Worst Aid: Compa's still only a medical student, and while she tries, she has her occasional mishaps. Such as bandaging Neptune's wounds so tight she couldn't breathe. Gameplay and Story Segregation kicks in during battle, as she has the best healing skills in the game save for DLC Characters, and one of the highest EN scores as well. It turns out Compa actually flunked out of nursing school before the start of the game. She re-enrolls in the ending.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: Grade A.

    IF 

IF

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Voiced by: Kana Ueda (Japanese), Kate Higgins (English)

An adventurer with no Land to call home, "Iffy" (I-chan) is more serious than Neptune and Compa.


Tropes associated with IF:

  • A-Cup Angst: Gets this upon meeting Older and Younger brother, especially when Neptune betrays her and transforms to gain their favor. She then gets apathetic and grim, to the point of calling Vert Thunder Tits. Luckily, Vert manages to cheer her up.
  • Adorkable: Not usually, but when you put her next to a certain busty blonde...
  • Awesome, but Impractical: IF's Le Delphinus (think Sprenger from Bleach). It's a brilliant move, very powerful, and creates a giant pillar of light that damages the opponent, and if you're lucky, seals their skills. But using it drains so much SP that IF can't use it more than once at lower levels.
  • Bishie Sparkle: When she gets too passionate about something. Prime examples are when she's fighting the Fake Purple Hearts, seeing them as a way to finally vent her Neptune-induced stress, and when Vert breaks her out of herACupAngst by listing all the qualities that make her Vert's precious Iffy.
  • Broken Pedestal: Played for Laughs. Her image of Vert takes a battering when she finds out what she's really like. Unlike Ganache and his worshipping of White Heart/Blanc, though, IF still admires Vert as much as she did before. Vert also doesn't seem to have a problem with that.
  • Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: IF does this to Arfoire late in the game, after she has stolen or copied all of the goddess's powers, and brought Momus to life. This distraction gives enough time for Compa to sneak towards her and steal the tome Arfoire was carrying which contained Histoire.
  • Dual Wielding: With either qatars or outright Wolverine Claws.
  • Fangirl: Vert's.
  • Fighting for a Homeland: Despite following Purple Heart, IF isn't a citizen of any land. Yvoire makes her seriously consider poisoning Neptune by offering her citizenship in Leanbox.
  • Fragile Speedster: IF has very AGI, her STR is decent, and her VIT and INT are slightly decent. Her MEN on the other hand is very low, and in the end, she has the lowest HP of all characters.
  • Freudian Excuse: When battling the fake Purple Heart, IF seems to develop some Bishie Sparkle and seems a bit too excited in beating them up. Neptune lampshades this, but no doubt IF is enjoying venting her frustrations with Neptune on the fakes.
  • Hair Decorations: Her personal class of head accessories are hair bows.
  • In-Series Nickname: Is called "Iffy" (I-chan)note  by some characters.
  • Knowledge Broker: If the party is lost as to where to go next, expect IF to break out one of her phones to get in contact with her information network so they can know where to go next.
  • Marshmallow Hell: Vert to IF, twice. The first time gets its own CG image as she hugs her during a chapter break. The second time, Vert takes advantage of a cramped space to deliberately smother IF in her chest. IF spends the rest of the scene with a dopey expression and lovehearts pouring out of her head.
  • Ms. Imagination: The descriptions for some of her attacks note that she has a mild case of eighth-grader syndrome.
  • Only Sane Girl: She's the most normal and level-headed of the bunch.
  • Power Trio: With Neptune and Compa.
  • Straight Man: Tends to be a lot calmer and more levelheaded then Compa and Neptune. Of course, this is strictly relative. Her ability description and battle quotes are hilariously over-the-top.
  • Team Dad: And it's very easy to imagine the trio's dynamic as Compa being the "mother" that spoils their "child" Neptune while IF tries to keep her in check and responsible.
  • Token Yuri Girls: With Vert. And lampshaded by more than one character.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: IF is remarkably less cold to Neptune and Compa upon meeting them than she was in the first game. After running into them, she calmly introduces herself, and when asked to join, accepts with little hesitation, without insisting that she's the leader.
  • Wolverine Claws: Some of her weapons are the stereotypical Wolverine Claws, but even her katars are part of this trope.

    Broccoli 

Broccoli

Voiced by: Miyuki Sawashiro (Japanese), Karen Strassman (English)

A small and cute girl with a sharper tongue than her demeanor would indicate. She appeared once in the Ultradimension.


Tropes associated with Broccoli:

    Falcom 

Falcom

Voiced by: Akemi Kanda (Japanese), Xanthe Huynh (English)

An adventuring swordswoman from the Ultradimension.


Tropes associated with Falcom.

    MAGES. 

MAGES.

Voiced by: Kaori Furukawa (Japanese), Amanda Céline Miller (English)

A mage from the Ultradimension who pops up mysteriously several times during the quest.


Tropes associated with MAGES.:

  • Beauty Mark: Under her left eye.
  • Big Damn Heroes: See above. When the party chases Ganache to a factory in Lastation, after losing the first Killachine he reveals there are 3 more where that one came from, and when it seems like this is it for the party, MAGES. comes from out of nowhere and takes out all 3 of them by destroying their insides with magic.
  • Black Magician Girl: A very offensive mage type character.
  • Contralto of Danger: Her voice is much deeper than of the Makers and she kicks major asses.
  • Chuunibyou: In the Japanese dialogue during the Lastation Tech Expo, Noire outright accuses her of such.
  • Cutscene Power to the Max: MAGES. destroys an entire production line of machines easily before joining the party to fight one more. While her magic does melt its armor easily, it's not the carnage that was heard off-screen when she destroyed them from the inside. Immediately lampshaded when she remarks after the battle that her normal techniques are much less efficient.
  • Expy: She claims to come from a parallel world, has a love of what's basically Dr. Pepper, and speaks to "an organization" with nonsense code words. Rintarou Okabe is that you?
    • She also calls Noire her "assistant." Noire reacts exactly like Makise Kurisu.
    • And on top of that she directly mentions having invented a microwave oven that turns bananas and people into jelly, a fairly blatant reference to Steins;Gate.
    • Her alternate costumes straight-up announce they're based off Steins;Gate characters.
  • The Ghost: MAGES. sometimes mentions that a certain person would might be hurt if said person learns that something bad would happen to Neptune. We don't know who she means, but she might refer to her sister 5pb..
  • Insistent Terminology: "It's MAGES. with a period." No exceptions. Which is probably a nod towards the name of studio 5pb., developer of the Science Adventure series/universe in which Steins;Gate takes place.
  • Robe and Wizard Hat: Wears a white coat with a black witch hat.
  • Squishy Wizard: For most of the game, she's the only character who always has access to several elements of magic damage no matter what, but has mediocre HP and physical defense like tissue paper.
  • Vocal Evolution: Her voice becomes deeper during the game.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: Grade A.

    Tekken 

Tekken

Voiced by: Mikako Komatsu (Japanese), Sherry Lynn (English)

A shy martial artist and masochist from the Ultradimension.


Tropes associated with Tekken:

    CyberConnect2 

CyberConnect2

Voiced by: Masumi Asano (Japanese), Dorothy Elias Fahn (English)

A furry girl from the Ultradimension who wields daggers.


Tropes associated with CyberConnect2:

  • Animal-Eared Headband: Actually a hat.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Part of her outfit.
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: Has blond hair with a dark teint.
  • Dual Wielding: She uses Twin Daggers.
  • Expy: Her design and character is based of Kite from .hack and of Naruto, with the color theme of the company she is based on. Said company is best known for its .hack franchise and Naruto: Ultimate series.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: She wears a pair of them for no apparent reason.
  • Knife Nut: She uses daggers.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Subverted. The ears and tail are fake.
  • Otaku: Her profile describes her as a vivid fan of manga and video games. Apparently, she's so deep into them that she tries to become a heroine like those in these media. Her profile states that she is more heroic than Neptune herself.
  • Overly Long Name: While in the English dialogues, it's shortened to CC2, she is called by her full name in the Japanese dialogues. Neptune even adds "-chan" on her name.
  • Spotlight-Stealing Squad: In-Game with Noire when the party is tracking the Fake Black Heart, which gets lampshaded by Neptune.
  • Who Wears Short Shorts?: Part of her outfit.

    MarvelousAQL 

MarvelousAQL

Voiced by: Hitomi Harada (Japanese), Kira Buckland (English)

A hyperactive ninja from the Ultradimension who joins late in the game.


Tropes associated with MarvelousAQL:

NPCs

    Arfoire 

Magiquone (Arfoire)

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Voiced by: Chiaki Takahashi (Japanese), Laura Post (English)

The Big Bad, who captured Histoire and set the other goddesses to team up against Neptune in order to weaken the whole.


Tropes associated with Arfoire:

  • Annoying Laugh: Not opinionated, the characters in game find Arfoire's laugh to be annoying and it's the way she announces herself half the time!
  • Assimilation Backfire: The first time she uses her Power Copying turns it into a double-edged sword, when she accidentally copied Compa and suffered a severe de-powering and minor personality change because of it. Unfortunately it turns out keeping powers is voluntary. This also applies to copying the original Goddess's powers, which drove her insane.
  • Beauty = Goodness: Just compare how she looks when she's a villain to how she looks after Neptune reformed her in True End...
  • Big Bad: She's responsible for all the bad things that happen in the story.
  • Blade on a Stick: Her Weapon of Choice.
  • Digital Piracy Is Evil: The personification of this. Her Japanese name "Magiquone" is a play on "Magicon", the name used for flash carts for the Nintendo DS, while her localized name "Arfoire" is a play on the popular flash cart R4. Flash carts for the DS are cartridges that can be easily loaded with downloaded games and other applications and used in a plug-and-play fashion. There are even mooks throughout the game named after DS flash carts, such as R4, M3, and DSTT, complete with drops of "Illegal" hardware and software.
    • Interestingly, her backstory actually veers into Digital Piracy Is Okay, since the reason she's with the Quartet who defeated the original Goddess is because she's capable of absorb/copy the Goddess' power and use that to create the current 4. She does become a villain later, but that wasn't her choice.
  • Dirty Coward: Arfoire is more likely to send an accomplice in to do battle than actually fight Neptune and company herself — even using machines that jam items and abilities so she gains the upper hand. Justified, as Arfoire is not particularly powerful and spends the game in a constant power contest with Neptune's growing party. When she picks a fight, it's only because she thinks she can win.
  • Dub Name Change: From Magiquone to Arfoire.
  • Evil Is Hammy: She sure is hammy in an evil way.
  • Evil Laugh: Of the very obnoxious kind.
  • Fallen Hero: Arfoire was originally a hero who helped the other 4 in fighting the old Goddess, then after the Goddess is defeated (with the other 4 heroes perished in the process), Arfoire copied her power and use that to create the current 4 goddesses, and help raising them with Histoire until she was driven insane by the original Goddess' insanity.
  • Heroic Willpower: And even then, she held out against the corruption for centuries before finally succumbing and causing trouble only a few years before the start of the game.
  • I Lied: Late in the game, Arfoire defeats your party again. Every single character tells Neptune to make a break for it, as Arfoire is obviously after her goddess power. Neptune decides to give up her power instead, as Arfoire promises not to harm the others if she gives up her power. And after Neptune's power is stolen, Arfoire retracts her promise, stating that Good Is Dumb. Fortunately IF and Compa manage to steal the tome Arfoire is carrying which contains Histoire, and they manage to successfully escape.
  • The Minion Master: Arfoire created the Enemy Discs, and can use them as well as leave them in dungeons to attack the player. Worse still, she can create fake CPUs like in chapter 7. She isn't this during battle though.
  • Master of Disguise: Her "Copy" powers can be used to mimic others' appearances and mannerisms completely like when she posed as Blanc to take over Lowee.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!:
  • Parental Substitute: Before going nuts, she shared this role with Histoire to the four goddesses.
  • Power Copying: Arfoire's specialty. She absorbs the abilities of anyone she targets and then can replicate them perfectly, even right down to transforming into their Goddess forms. Even worse, if the power is retrieved, Arfoire still maintains a copy that she can alter to her whims.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: In the True End, Neptune is able to successfully save her from her corruption and bring her home to give her a chance to redeem herself.
  • Treacherous Advisor: Arfoire plays this role to the Goddesses while in Celestia. This is the reason why they cast Neptune from Celestia, as opposed to the first game, where it was decided on a whim.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Unlike the original game's Arfoire, who was the original Goddess, this Arfoire was originally a human who had copied the original Goddess's power while assisting a group of heroes. Unfortunately her madness was copied as well, and eventually changed Arfoire into what she is in game.
  • Villain Ball: Almost completely averted. Only once does Arfoire do anything dumb. And even then, she gets what she wants.

    Histoire 

Histoire

Voiced by: Mika Kanai (Japanese), Stephanie Sheh (English)

The archive of Gameindustri, trapped by Arfoire and limited to barely being able to affect the world outside her prison.


Tropes associated with Histoire:

  • Big Good: She's the one who helps guide Neptune after she lost her memories, and she's the one who set's off the quest to save Gamindustri.
  • Expecting Someone Taller: Neptune had this reaction on their first meeting. Understandable since her Spirit Advisor voice sounds like a mature woman, but when she is finally released she looks and sounds like the Token Mini-Moe.
  • Exposition Fairy: Histoire fulfills this role, as well as a kind of Spirit Advisor due to her sealed state. It helps that she looks like an actual fairy.
  • Only Sane Man: Plays this role when guiding the four CPUs. It's most noticeable in the event before opening the Road to Celestia.
  • Pintsized Powerhouse: She's the size of a large tome. But as a playable character, said large tome allows her to unleash a magical hell on the enemy's sorry hide. Her EXE Finisher is also one of the strongest in the game.
  • Promoted to Playable: Histoire was always just a supporting NPC until this game, where she is a playable DLC Character.
  • Spirit Advisor: Histoire fulfills the former role to Neptune and her group.
  • Wham Line: Courtesy of Histoire.
    Noire: "Come to think of it, I feel like we did have a mother who raised us."
    Histoire: "Oh, you mean Arfoire?"

    Chian 

Chian

A Lastation blacksmith competing against the corporation Avenir.


Tropes associated with Chian:

  • The Blacksmith: Her storyline quests in the Lastation chapter involve you testing her "Armas" swords. She takes the test swords back though.
  • Punny Name: Chian looks a lot like Cyan and sounds the same. Now look at her hair colour.

    Ganache 

Ganache

Voiced by: Sam Riegel (English)

Founder of Avenir and the primary face of the corporation.


Tropes associated with Ganache:

  • Broken Pedestal: Played a bit more seriously than IF's, but still for laughs. He doesn't take the fact that Lady White Heart he reveres is actually quite foul-mouthed, to the level of severe denial when presented with the fact (and with Blanc actually being there).
  • Composite Character: Of Ganache and Jade from the original game. Like the original Ganache, he's a corrupt businessman who is the main antagonist of the gang's adventures in Lastation and often stays one step ahead of them. However, he worships Lady White Heart instead of the goddess of his land, much like Jade.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: He's evil, works for Arfoire and uses ruthless methods to keep Avenir in business.
  • The Chessmaster: Knew you were aiding his rival Chian and spying on Avenir by taking their quests. On one of those quests, he traps you in a heavily monster-infested facility to presumably kill you all off, though in the end, the party escapes successfully. The party suddenly realizes that he was stalling you all along as he launched an assault on Chian.
    • IF's contact informs your part that Lowee's Basilicom is getting weapons from Avenir, and thus you locate the Killachine Factory in Avenir No.2 Storage Facility. Inside, you find out that Ganache has a Killachine waiting for you, leading to a battle. After defeating it, Ganache shows you that it's just the first of many. Thankfully, Mages. destroys the rest of the line and you only need to fight one last battle before leaving the factory. ''thatÄÄ was just a decoy. He fed the info to IF's contact as a distraction and while you were busy fighting his Killachines, Arfoire launched an assault against your allies at Blanc's rebel base.
  • The Dragon: For much of the game, he works directly under Arfoire.
  • Enemy Mine: When his back is seriously to the wall. He helps the heroines stop the CPU Breaker when it goes berserk, but only because it would probably kill him too if he didn't.
  • Heel–Face Turn: In the ending, after Avenir is taken over by Noire. He also proves to be a VERY capable assistant.
  • Ignored Expert: Both Arfoire and Singe ignore his warning of using the untested CPU Breaker. In the end, he's right.
  • Loving a Shadow: He refuses to believe that his beloved White Heart is really a potty mouth and follows the impostor instead. He comes to terms with this in the ending and follows Noire instead.

    Singe 

Singe

One of the chairmen for Avenir.


Tropes associated with Singe:

  • The Blacksmith: He's a very skilled craftsman to the point of being able to forge Noire's legendary sword from the remains of a revolver.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After he got booted off Avenir, he became a craftsman for Chian. He's apparently one of the best out there, having enough skill to craft a new sword from the remains of a revolver. The same legendary revolver used by ancient heroes to destroy the corrupted goddess.

    Yvoire 

Yvoire

Vert's chamberlain, reduced to doing all the work while she plays games.


Tropes associated with Yvoire:

  • Accidental Misnaming: A victim of this at the hands of Neptune and Compa, successively: They mishear his name as Eviler and then Evilest, similar to how people at Lastation's Basilicom and Compa herself couldn't pin down Neptune's name and Noire's name took some time for Neptune to say correctly.
  • Adaptational Heroism: While he retains his basic role from the original game where he is also manipulated by Conversation, in this game he's not as villainous as in the original game and is even more of a victim of Conversation's evil schemes. In the original, he was motivated to increase Leanbox's power, even if he had to kill Neptune to weaken Planeptune. In this game, he's tricked by Conversation into believing that Neptune is a Messenger of Overlord Momus after seeing a false proof.
  • Cassandra Truth: He doesn't first want to believe that the Power Trio are Messengers of Overlord Momus. Conversation has to make a fake proof to convince him.
  • Noodle Incident: The way Vert "asked" him to apologize after all the trouble he caused.
  • Punny Name: Yvoire looks a lot like Ivory. And again, look at his hair colour.
  • Unwitting Pawn: He poisons and imprisons Neptune for spreading Momus worship and Enemy Discs, not knowing that Arfoire/Conversation was behind it.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Is very willing to do questionable things for Lady Green Heart, without her knowledge. Including making IF a citizen if she poisons Neptune (he when he thought that they're Momus evangelists), and threatening to get rid of them as "suspicious" persons if IF doesn't agree. He poisons Neptune himself.

    Ran-Ran 

Ran-Ran

A pig (wo?)man who Vert uses for spying and basic assistance.


Tropes associated with Ran-Ran:

  • Ascended Extra: Originally just a name mentioned in some quests, Ran-Ran has become Vert's personal assistant and pet.
  • Big Damn Heroes: When Vert, Purple Heart and the others are in trouble against Arfoire, Ran-Ran snatches Vert's goddess power from the villain when Arfoire is about to steal Purple Heart's power.
  • Gonk: While presumably mostly human, her portrait has a pig mask over her face.
  • Japanese Ranguage: It's spelled Ran-Ran, but it's pronounced "Rlan Rlan" or "Lan-Lan," even in the English game.
  • Little Miss Snarker/Deadpan Snarker: In one blink-and-you-miss-it moment. When stalling Conversation/ Arfoire so the party can catch up to her, Ran Ran calls her and old lady, this gem takes place:
    Conversation: Who are you calling an old lady!?
    Ran-Ran: (´・ω・`)o(MIRROR)
  • Spanner in the Works: Arfoire certainly didn't expect her snatching back Vert's HDD powers. Were it not for that, the party would have definitely been finished off.
  • Third-Person Person:
  • Undying Loyalty: Towards Vert.

    Financier 

Financier

Blanc's right hand, who helps out the party in Lowee.


Tropes associated with Financier:

    The Brothers 

Older Brother & Younger Brother

A pair of perverted brothers obsessed with big breasts.


Tropes associated with The Brothers.

  • Ascended Extra: Originally a pair of side characters for NISA's events, and mentioned in a few quests, the Brothers are now assistants of Blanc's and, later, Vert's.
  • Asshole Victim: Lovable Sex Maniacs they may be, they had coming every single punishment they suffer in the game, and it's hilarious no matter what it is.
  • Buxom Is Better: Their philosophity.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: Both of them, although Older Brother is more gentlemanly than the more passionate Younger Brother.
  • Cool and Unusual Punishment: As punishment for fooling around with the Fake Green Heart, the Brothers are made to assist Vert in clearing her gaming backlog. Or as Vert puts it, they get "saturated in BL". Older Brother breaks quickly, and starts trying to seduce Younger Brother before the scene cuts away.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: The Brothers' exact allegiance is based on the bust size of whoever is in question. This leads to a scene where they end up betraying Blanc to Arfoire, only to promptly betray her once Vert shows up not even a minute later. And then betraying Vert to the Fake Green Heart, and back to Vert after the Cool and Unusual Punishment above.
  • Lovable Sex Maniac: The entire basis of their character. They are absolutely loyal to those with the greatest bust size, and thus at a certain point in the story, they move to Leanbox for Vert. While there, they do some.... hilariously questionable things in Vert's empty room. Vert immediately activates HDD and returns to Leanbox to "destroy some unwanted intruders."
    Neptune: "Later, we hear screams of agony from the cell that Vert left behind..."
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: For once, the given names aren't the actual names after IF lampshades their ridiculous introduction; they just go by these pseudonyms. Of course, considering how easily the goddesses present themselves by their human names, they're fairly useless fake names.

    Fake CPUs 

Fake Purple Heart, Fake Black Heart, Fake Green Heart & Fake Blanc/White Heart

Voiced by: Rie Tanaka (Fake Purple Heart), Asami Imai (Fake Black Heart), Rina Sato (Fake Green Heart) & Kana Asumi (Fake Blanc/White Heart)

The copies and fakes of the real CPUs. Created by Arfoire, their mission is to find the Legendary Weapons and to destroy them. However, their personalities are quite flawed.


Tropes associated with the Fake CPUs:

  • Action Bomb: Done by Fake Black Heart, and effectively destroying the Dual Revolver of Lastation.
  • Anti-Villain: Fake Green Heart has no interest in seeking the Legendary Weapon, even if it's in her near. She simply wants to play video games and visit a butler café. And the only reason she fights Vert is because Fake Green Heart protects the Brothers who are escorting her to the butler café. Even Neptune lampshades that Vert might be the villain in that scenario.
  • Colour-Coded for Your Convenience: The eye colors of Fake Purple Heart, Fake Black Heart and Fake White Heart are different than their originals'. Fake Purple Heart and Fake Black Heart have pink eyes, while Fake White Heart has golden eyes.
  • Clone Jesus: They are copies of the four goddesses.
  • Dull Surprise: In the Japanese version, Fake Blanc's attempt at copying Blanc's dirty mouth.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Averted and inverted. Fake Purple Heart and Fake Black Heart sound exactly like their originals. Fake Green Heart's voice is even higher than Vert's while Fake White Heart sounds exactly like the calm Blanc.
  • Flanderization: Played straight In-Universe to hilarious effect. Fake Purple Heart is such a ditz she searches in the wrong spot, Fake Green Heart is so obsessed with video games she's completely harmless, and Fake White Heart is so introverted she outs itself when it can't match the original's potty mouth. Only the Fake Black Heart actually focuses on her objective, exaggerating the original's brutal efficiency.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: In the English version, Fake Blanc's attempt at copying Blanc's dirty mouth.
  • Machine Monotone: Fake Green Heart's voice sounds like a bit robotic, and it is higher than Vert's voice. In the localized version that is demonstrated by having all of her lines being in written with capital letters entirely.
  • Me's a Crowd: Fake Purple Heart can spawn weaker duplicates of herself, giving MAGES. and MarvelousAQL some trouble.
  • Out-of-Character Alert: The fake Blanc has all of the real Blanc's memories, but gives herself away by calmly answering embarrassing questions while the real one flips out, exactly as Financier planned.
  • Power Makes Your Voice Deep: Averted. Fake Blanc's voice doesn't change at all after transforming. The others are always in their goddess forms.
  • The Quiet One: Fake Purple Heart and Fake Black Heart barely talk at all.
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad: They are all bosses in chapter 7. Their personalities are flanderized versions of their originals.
  • The Stoic: All of them, except of Fake Green Heart.
  • The Voiceless: In the English audio. All of their cutscenes with them aren't voiced.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: They have the same hair colors like their originals.
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