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Voiced by: Lani Minella
Erikos parents ran a traveling haunted house called The Horror Caravan. She was forced to watch only horror movies since she was 1Note , and had to also deal her father constantly scaring her with his traps and other terrors, this lead to her losing her sense of fear. Shes now the Head of the Horror Movie Research Club and President of the Student Council.
- Abusive Parents: Eriko's father put her through scare tests on a consistent basis when she was just five. Though, if the picture after the credits for the True Ending is to be believed, and some of the dialogue, there was a time he cared for her.
- However, its ambiguous whether Erikos mother was involved in traumatising her, but she eventually decided to divorce from her husband and took Eriko with her.
- Be Careful What You Wish For: She wants to get her sense of fear back, she does, but it leaves her a nervous wreck.
- But Not Too Foreign: Eriko is a Japanese name, while Christy is Western.
- Clothing Damage: If, during New Game+, you fail to save her friends, then Eriko's clothing gets damaged. If you don't save any of them then she winds up completely naked (aside from a few strategically-placed scraps of underwear covering her naughty bits), which is in fact necessary in order to get the True Ending.
- Emotionless Girl: Downplayed. While Eriko shows less emotion than the other characters, she still expresses some.
- Final Girl: Can become this if you fail to save all other characters, which is actually required to unlock the True Ending.
- Former Child Star: Starred in Killerman VII Killer Goes to Japan when she was a kid.
- Gameplay and Story Integration: Her "fearlessness" translates into her being the only character to recover immediately upon knockdown, while all other characters need a Shock Bracer to do that.
- Human Mom, Non-Human Dad: Its not clear what Erikos father (Michael Reynolds) is, but he's most likely not human.
- Informed Ability: Eriko is said to have no sense of fear, but that just means she isn't disabled by monster ambushes; she can be startled and die of fright from traps just as easily as any other playable character.
- Magic Skirt: Despite being very short, her skirt will always stay firmly in place.
- Ms. Fanservice: Very curvy with a short skirt. And then there's the true ending path...
- You Gotta Have Purple Hair: Eriko hair is purple, even in a flashback to her childhood.
Voiced by: Ryan Drummond
One of Erikos friends, hes big fan of Christopher Lees Dracula and hates post-80s splatter films.
- Alliterative Name: Kevin Kertsman
- Hidden Depths: According to the games manual, he knows a lot about middle-age legends and earned high grades in history.
- Jack-of-All-Stats: His base stats are the most balanced out all of the other characters
- The Caretaker: Becomes this for Eriko in the True Ending.
Voiced by: Lani Minella
One of Erikos friends, Michel is interested in horror movies featuring evil spirits. Shes also the one who got the group the tickets for Illbleed.
- Informed Ability: According to the manual, shes psychic and has even performed exorcisms; the former only shows up in the game once, when she sends out a telepathic cry for help, while the latter never comes up at all.
- Although it kind of explains how she has the highest amount of adrenaline in the game.
- Tomboyish Name: Michel is a girl, but the name Michel is the French form of "Michael". Probably they wanted it to be Michelle (her name is pronounced as such, anyway), but the translators screwed up.
- You Gotta Have Green Hair: Michel hair is green though her eyebrows appear to be brown.
Voiced by: ???
One of Erikos friends, Randys a typical horror movie, who prefers female roles in splatter films rather than plot. Whats notable about Randy, is that if you dont find his brain before finding him, hell spent the rest of the game as Brainless Randy and his dialog will turned into utter gibberish.
- Body Horror: Not retrieving Randys brain leaves him as a mindless, drooling, walking husk throughout the rest of the game.
- Keep in mind his brain was removed while he was still alive.
- Boisterous Bruiser: Hes doesnt appear to be very sharp but he has the highest base stamina out all the characters.
- Chainsaw Good: According to the manual, he brought a $10,000 chainsaw that was used in a horror movie. He also mentions in the games opening, that he wants to buy another chainsaw with the prize money from Illbleed.
- Joke Character: Brainless Randy lacks any adrenaline needed to mark possible traps. Bear in mind that Randy's adrenaline count will drop to zero each time you rescue him without getting his brain, so any adrenal upgrades you may have bought for him will go to waste.
- Self-Imposed Challenge: Choosing to play as Brainless Randy. You better stock up on health items if you wanted clear a level with him.
- The Ditz: It's even worse if you fail to find his brain before turning him back from being a woodpuppet.
- Unexplained Recovery: In the Good Ending, even if you didnt give him his brain back, hes back to his normal self.
- Video Game Cruelty Potential: Not giving Randy his brain back and have him as a living, walking vegetable for the rest of the game.
- Video Game Cruelty Punishment: Of course, if you decide to play as Brainless Randy, youll most like end up getting killed a lot since he has no adrenaline and therefore cant mark traps. And he'll still have zero adrenaline on a New Game+, forcing you to build it all the way up again from scratch even if you do retrieve his brain afterward.
- Who Even Needs a Brain?: Type I if/until you put his brain back in.
Voiced by: Jorg Tittel
- Sixth Ranger: Last to join, and the only member of the group who wasn't part of Eriko's friend group before entering Illbleed.
Voiced by: Steve BrodieA reclusive movie director, and the owner of the titular park of the game, Illbleed.
- Ambiguously Human: It's not clear if his head is just a mask or if he's some otherworldly creature, which isn't helped by his rather visceral transformations.
- Big Bad: By virtue of having created the park, he qualifies for the position. He was also the main source of Eriko's suffering before the game even started.
- Insult Backfire: He takes being called a maniac and "out of [his] mind" as a compliment.
- Karma Houdini: He's created a park that has killed thousands of people in the least, judging by Illbleed's morgue, and ends the first playthrough just giving the characters 100,000 dollars. He does get killed in the ending, but another horror land called "The Arcade" sports the same font and his name, indicating he's still alive.
- Walking Spoiler: You learn a lot more about his relationship with Eriko on a second playthrough of the game.