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     Shinji Naomi 
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(Sigh) What a bother.
The protagonist
  • Accidental Hero: When he healed Lucia from the brink of death, it was purely by accident as he didn't even know he had that ability. Furthermore, every time his "protect" skill activates, it's always in a reflexive manner, regardless of his intention.
  • Accidental Marriage: He doubles down on his mistake in patting Lucia on the head by telling her that she should save herself for marriage when she offers herself up to him. He doesn't realize that this is basically telling her that she's his bride.
    • He does the same to Erin in the web novel.
  • Adaptational Badass: In the manga, he only deals with one attacker at a time. In the web novel, he defeats an assassin unit composed of ten assassins simultaneously, literally single-handed as he's attacked while he's holding a baked potato dish that he was serving to Lucia in one hand.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Played with. In the manga, Erin stalks him to his doorstep and all Shinji does is offer her a place to stay. In the web novel, Shinji defends Erin from a Balk Kingdom assassin unit composed of 10 assassins, but only because they attacked him in his orphanage while he was serving dinner.
  • Adaptation Name Change: In the manga, his name is Shinji Naomi. In the new light novel, he's Naomi Matsuda. In the web novel, he's Shinji Masatsugu!note 
  • Adaptational Personality Change: In the webnovel, Shinji is a Doting Parent, to the point of Pushover Parents to the orphans in his care, and a cocky Jerkass to stuck-up twits who happen to cross his path, with a glaring penchant for Brutal Honesty and Condescending Compassion. In the manga, he Hates Everyone Equally, and openly says so, though he Took a Level in Kindness towards the orphans in his care during later chapters.
  • Adult Fear: Erin gets kidnapped by a gang of thugs, right outside his orphanage, and held hostage, so they could destroy his orphanage just to prove to themselves how "superior" they are, but what's worse is his own childhood was so bad, that when he failed to return home on time (after running away in secret), his parents never went out to look for him or show any concern.
    • In the web-novel, it gets even worse as assassins attack the orphanage he runs in the middle of the night as he's serving dinner!
  • Affectionate Gesture to the Head: Which backfires. He tries to comfort a crying Lucia, only to run head-on into Culture Clash by learning, too late, that in the beast-man culture, letting someone pet you on the head means accepting them as your master.
  • Age Lift: In the manga (which was either written or translated first), Shinji is either freshman college or graduating high-school, thus around 20 years old. In both the light and web-novels, he's first year high-school, which makes him 16. This strongly tones down the unfortunate implications of the Precocious Crush the orphans in his care have for him.
  • Allergic to Love: He just wants to make the orphanage prosper and finds raising children difficult enough. Being on the receiving end of marriage proposals, flirting, or sexual teasing makes him cringe.
  • Attack Its Weak Point: His "analyze" skill seems to trigger when his "protect" skill does, as he admits seeing his enemies coming at him in slow motion and always hitting them right where it hurts.
  • Bathtub Bonding: In the web-novel, it's revealed that he's grown quite accustomed to sharing an onsen with all the girls in his orphanage, to the point that he sees absolutely nothing strange about having another woman walk right in and join them, no matter how embarrassed she is, with nobody wearing a Modesty Towel. There is a bit of Truth in Television here. In Japan, there is nothing unusual about parental figures sharing a bath with their charges, regardless of gender, until such time as said children head off to highschool, away from their parent's eyes and roof. In addition, the one time, on-screen, where a new woman did join them in the bath, it was to enter into delicate nation-level negotiations, and Japan does have a centuries long tradition of discussing such things in bathhouses, as the bath is the one of the few places people can truly be themselves, without fear of reprisal, or standing on ceremony.
  • Boring Invincible Hero: Regardless of medium, his "Protect" skill makes him Nigh Invulnerable, and most of his battles end in his favor with a One-Hit Kill. Fortunately, the entertainment value of the story has little to do with fighting.
  • Cassandra Truth: In the webnovel, after he's literally grabbed the throne away from King Waltham, purely so he can deal with Winkheim's one-sided declaration of war, it doesn't matter how often he honestly proclaims that he has absolutely no long-term interest in running the country, the orphanage and children are all he cares about. The nobles and military insist on going Cornered Rattlesnake and trying to rack up achievements as fast as possible to protect their current position, even if that puts them in mortal peril, or they're openly disobeying Shinji in the process.
  • Catchphrase: "Yare, Yare."
  • Covert Pervert: At least in the web-novel, when the girls barge in on him as he's bathing, wearing not a stitch of clothing, and they refuse to use a Modesty Towel, he quietly and secretly admires the view, jealous of the guy who will wind up marrying them, not realizing it's himself.
  • Does Not Like Spam: He hates sweets, though he will grudgingly tolerate it in order to share a meal with Lucia. She approves.
  • Entertainingly Wrong: When Erin goes full-tilt Tsundere, he believes she's trying to exploit him. It goes so wrong, it's scary.
  • An Entrepreneur Is You: In the manga, chapter 12 has him, along with Erin and Lucia, earning money for the orphanage selling Odango in a food stall. Once he manages to get someone to actually try it, their entire stock runs out in the blink of an eye because he's just that good.
    • In the web-novel, he expands into selling soap, mirrors, and other things.
  • Got Volunteered: He's shoved into running an orphanage by the king of Waltham, and given a small bag of money as "living expenses."
    • It happens again when Dran of the Adventurer's guild shows up. Despite Shinji outright refusing, Dran throws a slightly bigger bag of coins at him, and makes him "an honorary adventurer" before running away, dragging Gozuzu behind him.
  • Grumpy Bear: He greets just about everything with a scowl, and who can blame him. He's treated with derision by everyone his age or older, both on Earth and in this new world.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: The king and royal sage considered his "protect" skill as being of little tactical value. What they don't realize is that when he wants to protect something, his skill will have him do whatever it takes to actually do the protecting! Whether it's bringing someone from the brink of death back to perfect health, or smashing an orihaculm sword in half barehanded, or anything in between.
  • Heroic Neutral: All he cares about is his survival, and discharging his duties as the director of an orphanage with as little grief as possible. The only reason he's considered heroic is that his duties as the director of an orphanage mandate that he treat the children in his care kindly, and he does, way above and beyond the call of duty.
  • Hidden Depths: Which even he doesn't know about. It is strongly speculated, even in the novel's description, that he actually has some broken OP "cheat" skill, but it didn't show up when he was being analyzed by the royal sage, because his "protect" skill recognized the king as a threat, and combined with "analyze" hid everything else he's got.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: He does truly treasure the children in his care, he's just terrible at showing it. Said children realize that, and love him anyway.
  • House Husband: Which he lampshades in his internal monologue. Since his mother ran off to screw around, literally, and his father's a violent drunk who couldn't be bothered, he's had to learn how to do both gender roles, all by himself. He's become quite jaded in child-rearing as a direct result.
  • Humble Hero: He hates getting praised. He finds it very annoying. Though he does like seeing the children in his care actually laugh and play, it's purely because they're not getting in his way and being underfoot.
  • Ignore The Fanservice: Shinji pointedly ignores the "romantic" overtures, both deliberate and accidental of his entire Unwanted Harem, because he sees them as a children.
  • Jailbait Wait: In the manga chapter 13, with the traumatized Erin and Lucia lying beside him, he contemplates the fact that the girls are underage and clearly traumatized and wonders if they'll still like him, once they get over their trauma and reach the age of maturity. He's not entirely sure how he'll react then.
  • Logical Weakness: In order for his "protect" skill to work, he must recognize the danger as a threat, and there is a limit on both the quantity and magnitude of threat(s) he can deal with. He is just one human, after all.
  • Kavorka Man: He's homely, bitter, grouchy, and lives in a run-down orphanage that's just barely livable, yet as the story progresses, he gains an ever increasing harem who throw themselves at him, romantically, on a near constant basis, and even he can't understand why that is.
  • Nervous Wreck: As he admits in chapter 13, as a direct result of his parent's troubled marriage, he had trouble sleeping, waking up in the middle of the night at the slightest strange sound, because he never knew where or when the violence would come from.
  • Nominal Hero: Even though he does grow to genuinely treasure the children in his care, he treats them with kindness and respect because it benefits him personally to do so, and he openly admits it, repeatedly. The children still cherish him for it, simply for the fact that he's kind to them, period, and praise him anyway, to his annoyance.
  • Normal Fish in a Tiny Pond: This new world is so backwards that even the simplest mundane things he does are near-miraculous, and this stumps him.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome: In the manga, he single-handedly beats up a slaver ring to rescue Erin.
  • Parental Abandonment: Combined with Abusive Parents. His mother ran off to screw around with other men, and his father was physically violent. He had no parental guidance or affection to speak of.
  • Parental Substitute: He does run an orphanage, so he is this, by default, to his chagrin.
  • Please Put Some Clothes On: Sometimes gently, but often not, he scolds the girls in his Unwanted Harem that being nude in his presence is unacceptable, especially in the Bathtub Bonding entry. They don't care.
  • Power Incontinence: He often has little to no control over his "protect" ability, and what it does. In chapter 10, a couple of thugs show up at the orphanage, boasting of having Erin as a hostage so he'll just stand aside as they smash the place, and in his rage, all manner of loose objects go after the guy smashing walls with a hammer, and later the Alpha Bitch "top prostitute of the land" has a swarm of bees going after her face.
  • Real Politik: After installing himself as the King of Waltham, he learns, first hand, that ruling a kingdom and running a war is hardly easy, even if your knowledge of strategy and tactics happens to be light-years ahead of the general population, or you have super-powers that make you better than everyone else in the room. The Nobles all insist on protecting their own territory and refuse to send troops to aid the war effort, unless their own lands happen to be in the path of the enemy army. This quickly causes a schism between those under threat and those who are not. Fortunately, one of the enemy generals decides to barge in and threaten them all, at which point, the recalcitrant nobles go Miles Gloriosus, removing themselves from the equation.
  • Refuge in Audacity: When he hears that Balk has openly declared war on him, personally, sending over a million undead troops, he marches over to the royal castle of Waltham, right through the guards, the knights, his former classmates, and the local nobles, to then grab King Waltham by the scruff of the neck, throw him off the throne, and sit on it himself. It works primarily because he's got princess Erin of the elven kingdom and the demon king in his entourage vouching for him.
  • Rescue Romance: Though he's completely clueless, this is the reason the girls of his Unwanted Harem keep throwing themselves at him, regardless of his protests.
  • Resigned to the Call: He doesn't even try to object to the way he's treated or being shoved into running an orphanage, as he's well aware that if they actually listened, the powers that be would just make things worse. He does complain about the orphanage building being a ruin, but the carriage driver and knights just laugh and ignore him as they drive away.
  • Shotgun Wedding: In the web novel, after Miyamoto has willingly become the vessel for the God of Evil, and comes after Shinji, Shinji is forced to marry his entire Unwanted Harem, including the God of Good, Ortiz, to defend the kingdom of Waltham, including his orphanage. Shinji is not happy about this, and Miyamoto then goes on to delude himself that Shinji forced the girls to marry him, and stole them away from himself.
  • Stock Light-Novel Hero: Deconstructed. He pointedly did not want any of the package that comes with being whisked to another world, is absent without leave from his part-time job, that he likes, and is shoved into running an orphanage without any training, or experience, and the orphanage is a broken-down ruin too, that required a full-day's work to even be marginally livable.
  • Supreme Chef: Though he firmly refuses to believe it, he is a fantastic chef in all mediums, and regardless of whether it's Earth or this new world.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: While shades of this appear in the manga, the web-novel turns it Up to Eleven. He winds up looking like a tactical or strategic genius because the people who antagonize him, especially the nobility of Waltham, are so dead-set in their ways, Stupid Evil, or both, that he can easily out-think them without even trying, and can easily anticipate what they're going to do, even predicting an air-strike when the army of Waltham was busy dealing with a million man undead army.
  • Think Nothing of It: He tells Lucia, twice, that the fact he saved her from a goblin's deprivations, and her own terminal illness are nothing to thank him for. She thanks him anyway. In fact, what he considers basic decency is something the children he cares for view as an incredible act of kindness.
  • Thou Shall Not Kill: At least where it concerns his former classmates, he's extremely reluctant to kill them, even when they've done things so horrible they deserve the death penalty, and his internal narration repeatedly states how naive this is. Such mercy consistently turns around to bite him where Miyamoto is concerned, as the latter is so self-entitled that he sees it as an unforgivable insult and comes at Shinji in a vengeful rage.
  • Trapped in Another World: He is stuck in Waltham with no way to return to Japan.
  • The Unfavorite: His mother abandoned him, his father is violent, his teachers and fellow classmates treat him with disdain, the king that forcefully summoned him and the rest of his class dumped the duties of running an orphanage on him, just to be rid of him. The only place he liked was his part-time job because there was apparently the only place where he was treated with any respect or decency.
  • Workplace-Acquired Abilities: His part-time job back on Earth taught him the basics of marketing, such as free samples and setting up a stall. It's something simple he can do so the orphans in his care can learn to earn their way, and fund the orphanage.
  • Xanatos Gambit: Exploited. When Winkheim's self-proclaimed Number Two, a golem the size of the royal castle, smashes his way into the war-chamber, Miyamoto and the Nobles who absolutely, positively refuse Shinji's leadership, power, protection, and support, boasting that they are inherently superior in every way, without evidence, utter a warcry and charge said golem to prove their "courage and heroism." Shinji just smirks, sits on the throne, and doesn't try to stop them in any way. He figures either Miyamoto's faction gets lucky and defeats the golem, or the golem squashes them like grapes, killing them. Either way, it's one less thorn in his side to worry about, and his hands stay clean.
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     Lucia Ouldklein 
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Who could say no to such a face!
The first child Shinji's saddled with.
  • Adaptational Personality Change: Lucia is considerably more jealously possessive of Shinji in the manga than in either the web or light novel. In the manga, her response to seeing Lucia come home in clothing that's even more stripperific than her normal attire, combined with being in a Princess Carry in Shinji's arms, thanks to the efforts of the same thugs who kidnapped her, is to sport a Death Glare and Slasher Smile while telling Erin "Why don't we have a chat later?" Erin may not be afraid of dying at the hands of slavers, but she's terrified of Lucia.
  • Affectionate Gesture to the Head: Once she's firmly established herself as Shinji's "companion," she goes out of her way to get head-pats and rubs from him, and really enjoys it.
  • Age Lift: In the manga, her age is 10. In the light novel and web novel, her age is 13.
  • Animal Motif: A house-cat. She has many cat-like behavioral traits, like curling up in Shinji's lap to sleep, loving having the area behind her ears scratched, and when she's peeking over a table to watch something, she bends her spine like a cat does. She's also just as curious...
  • Aren't You Going to Ravish Me?: Subverted. As thanks for saving her life, she strips naked and offers herself up, sexually, as "proof" of the master-slave relationship. The subversion comes from the fact that she's overjoyed when Shinji tells her to save herself for marriage, rather than take her up on it.
  • Bad Dreams: Seeing her parents murdered, being abused violently as a slave, and being abandoned when she fell ill has traumatized her to the point that she suffers horrific nightmares every night. She has to sleep beside Shinji so she realizes she's not alone and can rest properly.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: Because Shinji treated her with basic decency, she is completely smitten with him, even if he objects.
  • Cat Girl: She has cat ears and a cat's tail.
  • Covert Pervert: She has... quite the imagination.
  • Culture Clash: The fact that she comes from a Slave Race that expects head pats only from parents or their chosen masters bugs the hell out of Shinji, who comes from modern Japan, and abhors slavery. What's worse is that Lucia's race views being a Sex Slave as a noble goal, which Lucia goes and demonstrates, by stripping naked and coming onto him. His reaction is exemplary.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: The light novel reveals that Shinji is not her first master, and her previous owner abused her to the point of torture, throwing her away when she got deathly ill, with no known cure. Not to mention that her parents died in war.
  • Entertainingly Wrong: Combined with Psychological Projection. When a thug approached them, clearly targeting her, she thought said thug was targeting Shinji, thinking that the thug desires him as much as she does. Both Shinji and the thug told her why she was wrong.
  • Fille Fatale: Though she's not good at it, she's quite eager to have Shinji view her romantically. Shinji's resigned to ignoring it because she's half his age.
  • Happiness in Slavery: Firmly in the life-debt category. She offers herself up to him as his slave because he rescued her from certain death.
  • Heroic Host: In the web novel, she temporarily becomes the host to Ortiz, The God Of Good, to allow Ortiz to marry Shinji and give him the power to deal with "Evil God Miyamoto."
  • Hidden Backup Prince: She's actually royalty, the lost princess of the beastman nation. This is what allows her to temporarily host Ortiz's body.
  • I Am Not Pretty: When she first met Shinji, she called herself a beastman with an ugly face. Shinji... thinks differently.
  • Mundane Luxury: Her life before Shinji was so terrible, three meals a day, an afternoon snack, and a bar of soap are all luxuries she couldn't even dream of.
  • Precocious Crush: Her romantic feelings for Shinji are genuine, but being half his age, he's not interested.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Her hair easily reaches the hem of her dress, which ends just below the knees.
  • Right for the Wrong Reasons: In chapter 3, she insists on going shopping with Shinji, and then holding hands with him in the market. In the first place, she would have been unable to defend the orphanage by herself. In the latter, she was the Lust Object of the area and holding hands with Shinji deterred most of the unsavory suitors.
  • Selective Obliviousness: She responds to Shinji rebuffing her romantic overtures by deliberately misinterpreting his rebuffs as romantic overtures of his own. Though this understandably annoys him, he just can't bring himself to be genuinely mad at her.
  • Sleep Cute: In chapter 2, after she finishes cleaning house faster than Shinji can blink, he offers her a reward, and she demands a head-pat, then she curls up in his lap and nods off. Before he realizes it, Shinji nods off too.
  • Sweet Tooth: She loves sweets. She finds a pancake Shinji accidentally made way too sweet as the best thing she's ever tasted.
  • Top Wife: Combined with First Girl Wins. She's Shinji's first Self-Proclaimed Love Interest, and she doesn't mind sharing, but she is very strict about being in first place, using seniority as the defining metric. Shinji wisely does not rock the boat in this regard.
  • Undying Loyalty: She will serve Shinji to the best of her ability, until the day she dies.
  • When She Smiles: Her genuine, heartfelt smile is so heatwarming, even Shinji is moved.
  • Yank the Dog's Chain: What she believes about her life. She honestly believes that if she ever gets too happy, someone is going to come along and steal it away. Shinji... is not amused.
  • You Remind Me of X: In chapter 7, when Dran of the Adventurer's Guild shows up, and Gozuzu starts getting violent, Shinji is briefly annoyed that Lucia's clinging to his back, saying nothing, then he sees the look on her face and realizes that she's exactly like he was when his mother walked out on him and his father after one violent argument too many.

     Erin 
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I will use you, Shinji, to avenge my people against the kingdom of Balk!
The queen of the elves.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: In the original webnovel, she is basically a clone of Lucia. In the manga and light novel, she has a very distinct personality.
  • Aren't You Going to Ravish Me?: When Shinji freaks out at the fact that she offered herself up sexually, she's stunned that he's someone who won't try to kidnap, manipulate, or extort her.
  • Commonality Connection: Lucia bonds to her immediately because both girls had their parents murdered.
  • Doomed Hometown: Doomed home country. Balk, for reasons yet to be explained, invaded and burned the elven kingdom to the ground. This is despite Balk being at war with the demon king already.
  • Entertainingly Wrong: At Shinji's Freak Out!, when she strips naked, in public, right outside the orphanage door, she accuses him of being one of those brutes who likes being rough and marginally violent when he sweeps her up, drags her inside and then throws her clothes at her. Shinji has to pointedly spell out that he's not sexually interested in her...
  • Fallen Princess: She still identifies herself as the Queen of the elves, though her country no longer exists.
  • Freak Out!: Every! Single! Night! she wakes up with a panic attack, as a direct result of the horrific experience of having her kingdom burned to the ground, and living life on the run, trying to keep from being kidnapped, enslaved, or worse. This is revealed at the start of chapter 13, manga.
  • Living MacGuffin: Her whole life, people have been trying to kidnap, exploit, or manipulate her for their own ends. When Shinji pointedly refuses to do so, she's stunned.
  • Not Afraid to Die: In chapter 11, as she's waiting in a cell, held by slavers, she's not afraid of dying in an attempt to escape, she just regrets not being able to share the dinner table with Shinji and Lucia at the orphanage.
  • Sex for Services: She strips and offers Shinji her virginity if he will become her mercenary to help her avenge herself on the kingdom of Balk. Shinji... freaks out.
  • Stripperific: All she has to her name after fleeing the fall of her kingdom is the clothing she's wearing, and she doesn't have much of it.
  • Tears of Joy: When Shinji, at Lucia's urging, welcomes her into the orphanage, and lectures her exactly like her father used to, she smiles and weeps at the same time as she's headed to her new room. Shinji both notes and lampshades it before getting ready to prepare dinner for three, not two...
  • Tomboy Princess: As she lampshades. She mentions that she was quite the handful to her father when Shinji treats her the same way her father used to.
  • Tsundere: Deconstructed. She's fond of Shinji but is too proud, scared, and distrustful to express it, so Shinji views her odd behavior with suspicion until she runs off in a rage, leaving him completely confused.
  • You Remind Me of X: Shinji reminds her of her father, and she testifies that her father was indeed good and kind...

     Shii 
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You have no idea what it's like being trapped in that well!
The third of the children who wind up in Shinji's care.
  • Absolute Cleavage: The top of her shirt is held on by a collar, the bottom by a bow, with everything in between wide open. It's amazing she doesn't fall out all over the place.
  • Achievements in Ignorance: On the receiving end. Shinji breaks the seal on her, letting her out of the well, by angrily throwing a stone in, due to the hassle of having to walk several miles, each way, to get to the nearest active well, while the one on his own property is bone dry.
  • Bare Your Midriff: The manga version has her belly entirely exposed.
  • Guardian Entity: Is the spirit of water who guards the land Shinji's orphanage was built on.
  • Karmic Jackpot: By breaking the seal on her, the land upon which Shinji's orphanage runs is blessed to prosper. The human Kingdom who sealed her in has the curse which bound her rebound, making their fields barren, wells dry up, etc..
  • Manchild: She may be thousands of years old, but she has the mental and emotional maturity of someone around Lucia's age, if not younger.
  • Mundane Utility: Being a normal Japanese native, Shinji almost idolizes bathing. As such, he tasks Shii to use her abilities to set up an onsen on the orphanage's property, which everyone that lives there enjoys, at the same time.
  • Really 700 Years Old: She's over a thousand, but provides the image shown.
  • Self-Proclaimed Love Interest: She constantly insists Shinji's her husband under Standard Hero Reward, chagrined to find Lucia and Erin have laid claim before her.

     Laara, the demon king. 
  • Altar Diplomacy: How she views the terms and circumstances under which she secured Shinji's aid in reclaiming her kingdom from the deprivations of Balk, and Winkheim behind them. She considers it a small price to pay to secure the services of a Living Legend One-Man Army.
  • A Child Shall Lead Them: King of the demon nation, a pre-teen girl.
  • Extra-ore-dinary: Her primary magical ability allows her to melt and dissolve metals. This proves very useful when Shinji wants to work with silver to make mirrors.
  • Fallen Princess: Driven out of her home country by Balk, she sneaks into Waltham to meet Shinji, her only hope.
  • Horned Humanoid: Has small horns on her head.
  • Mystical White Hair: She's got silver hair and is a powerful magician who can melt steel with but a gesture. In fact, doing so is what gives Shinji the idea to craft mirrors.
  • Reluctant Fanservice Girl: Embarrassed, she tries to cover herself when she walks in on Shinji and the others bathing and has to be talked into actually entering the onsen to relax and engage in the much needed high-level negotiations she has to undertake to get Shinji's cooperation.
  • She Is the King: She's a pre-teen girl, yet she's the demon king.

     Clara, the dwarf smith. 
Hired for a long-term contract to craft mirrors by Shinji.
  • Child Prodigy: Preteen child who runs her now dead parent's business, all by herself. It would be successful too, except the neighboring merchants are all actively hostile to her, and do their damnedest to see her fail, including sending thieves and hooligans to steal and wreck her goods.
  • Happiness in Slavery: When Shinji shows up and pays off her debt, as a calculated risk, to get her into an exclusive contract to forge mirrors, an expensive luxury item, on his behalf, she treats it as if he bought her on the slave market, seeing as the consequence for failing to pay said debts would have had her sold into slavery. To Shinji's confusion, she constantly calls herself "his thing" and will happily serve him for life. For his part, Shinji just treats her as another orphan he has to take care of, with decency, which tickles her pink.
  • Our Dwarves Are All the Same: She's a dwarf, an excellent smith, but is too young for alcohol.
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     Mira 
The demon agent sent to attack Shinji but then winds up negotiating with him when she realizes she doesn't stand a chance in a straight-up fight.
  • Ambadassador: She's the demon army's top diplomat and can kick ass six ways from Sunday.
  • Category Traitor: The top brass of the Winkheim army have the gall to see her as a traitor to their "cause" after Shinji breaks her free from their magical control that they shoved on her without her consent.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: TWICE. First, she hurls a fireball at him when she observes the orphanage, to test his strength. When he hurls it back, knocking her out of the sky, she surrenders and offers a non-aggression pact on behalf of the Demon King, which Shinji accepts. The second time, she's forced to attack him, under a magical hex by the kingdom of Winkheim, and she's boosted up on "Fairy Life Drop" which makes her considerably stronger, at the cost of grievous harm to her body. She swears Undying Loyalty when he manages to subdue her without killing her, break the hex, and heal her body.
  • People Puppets: Winkheim captures her as she's covering Laara's escape and then puts a hex on her that forces her to comply with Winkheim's villainy. She's fully aware of what her body's doing, but powerless to do anything about it.
  • Playing with Fire: Fights with fire based magic.
  • Property of Love: To Shinji's confusion and annoyance, she calls herself his POW as a result of him defeating her, without killing her, and breaking the hex that made her Winkheim's literal puppet.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: When she's forced to fight Shinji, to the death, she's overjoyed, because it means she'll die honorably, fighting the good fight against a superior foe.
  • Undying Loyalty: The only being to whom she's more loyal than Shinji is her "King" Laara, who is already willingly serving under Shinji by that point.
  • Winged Humanoid: She has appropriately large wings that allow her to fly.

Waltham kingdom

    Goblin 
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The first pest Shinji has to deal with.
  • Adapted Out: He's been removed from the light novel.
  • Entitled Bastard: Despite the fact that the orphanage he breaks into is in ruins, he still did break in, and tried to claim it as his own property to make a nest out of. It doesn't work out so well for him.
  • One-Hit Kill: On the wrong end. After he launches two attacks upon Shinji, Shinji kills him with a well placed strike to the neck.
  • Starter Villain: The first antagonist Shinji has to fight.
  • Suicidal Overconfidence: He attacks Shinji without knowing anything about him, presuming himself the victor. When rebuffed, he attacks again, yelling "don't get cocky!" despite not understanding how he was repelled. He not only misses but gets taken down with a One-Hit Kill.
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?: Inverted. It's the non-human and sees humans as pests to eliminate.

     King of Waltham 
The one who had the class summoned to the new world.
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Oh go die already, worthless peasant.
  • The Cake Is a Lie: He promises to consider sending Shinji back to Earth if he can somehow not only bring the orphanage he's sent to back from ruins, but manages to successfully raise 10 children. Shinji has his suspicions, but has no choice in the matter and complies with the "request" anyway.
  • Genre Blind: While he is aware that he's in an isekai story, he has no clue how any of it works, nor does he care. He throws away his most promising "recruit" because his initial skills are lackluster.
  • It's All About Me: The fact that you were kidnapped to be my vassal, that your life is inconvenienced, and that it's in no way your fault that your skills are lack-luster. Too bad, you're going to get punished because the my plans for you were "ruined."
  • Kidnapped by the Call: Inverted. He's the one doing the kidnapping, or rather, giving the order to do said kidnapping on his behalf.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: After Shinji gets accustomed to his power, fed up with King Waltham's forces, of all shapes and sizes, messing with his life and business, and receiving no aid when Balk's army comes marching on the kingdom, Shinji walks right through Waltham's military forces like they aren't even there and completely disrupts King Waltham's life by literally throwing him off the throne, dethroning him, and sending him off to parts unknown, just to get rid of him, letting him see how that feels.
  • No Name Given: He's so arrogant, he doesn't even bother to name himself as he's having Shinji's class analyzed and assigned jobs.
  • Right for the Wrong Reasons: He sent Shinji to run an orphanage in a distant district purely to get rid of him, seeing him as nothing but a "worthless incompetent." Sending Shinji to run that orphanage was actually the right decision as the kids actually appreciate him, and he does truly care for them.
  • They Just Don't Get It: Granted, it is a bit of a shock to be dethroned without ceremony, by being picked up, thrown off the throne, and having the guy who threw you sit down in it, but when he backs up his claims with the will of the people, the will of your supporting nobles, the leaders of the neighboring kingdoms who have officially asked for his aid in dealing with a common enemy, marching on your nation, and the sheer fact that he managed to get to said throne by single-handedly marching right through your strongest military forces like they weren't even there, it's a much better idea to shut your mouth, open your eyes and ears, and pay attention to what he has to say, rather than throw a tantrum, screaming that you're the king and making all sorts of threats until you're bound, gagged, and dragged out of the room.
  • Too Dumb to Live: His response to having the royal sage say "protection has the potential to be a support skill" is to angrily shout "You imbecile! How is a support skill supposed to be of any help?!"
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Summoning Shinji's class and assigning them jobs based on their skills to deal with the oncoming threat of Balk, and Winkheim behind them, is perfectly understandable. Giving the "hero" Miyamoto carte-blanche to do whatever he wants, whenever he wants, and letting him believe he's infallible, just to keep him content, has not only come back to bite the whole kingdom, but has caused Miyamoto to turn on humanity and side with the God of Evil, just to feed his own ego for the sake of believing he's more "worthy" of being King than anyone else, and when that doesn't work, unsealing an even worse being actually making him responsible for unleashing the greatest threat his world has ever seen.

     Gozuzu 
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Ditch this loser and come with a "real man."
A random thug that thinks hitting on Lucia and getting violent with Shinji is a good plan.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: While he's still a hot-tempered brute, the scene where he tries to sexually extort Lucia and beat up on Shinji in the market square is removed, and he only shouts at Shinji for rejecting the Adventurer Guild's request to join, rather come at Shinji with a sword, as is illustrated in the manga.
  • Bald of Awesome: What he thinks he has. What he really has is Bald of Evil.
  • The Bully: He loves to push around people he thinks are weaker than himself.
  • Crocodile Tears: When Shinji has him pinned, he cries and gushes considerable amount of mucus from his nose, pretending to be truly sorry for an unprovoked assault, but then tries to attack Shinji from behind the moment he's released.
  • Did You Actually Believe...?: Combined with I Surrender, Suckers. He fakes surrender when Shinji has him pinned in an arm lock, and is holding his head with enough pressure to cause physical pain. Then tries to attack Shinji from behind as soon as he's free, while internally saying "did you really think I would let you go?".
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: He's disgustingly easy to piss off.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: The moment he sees Shinji break an orahilcum sword barehanded, he gets real smart, real quick and finally backs off.
  • Mugging the Monster: Being twice Shinji's size, he though Shinji and Lucia would be easy prey. When Shinji takes him down with ease, he still thinks Shinji's easy prey, if attacked from behind, until a fragment of an orihalcum sword smacks him in the face.
  • No Name Given: Subverted. His name is not mentioned until chapter 7.
  • Revenge Myopia: When Lucia cringes from his entirely unwelcome advances, he has the gall to "have his feelings hurt" and demand reparation. When he grabs Shinji, and Shinji forces him to the ground, demanding an apology for his completely unprovoked assault, he has the gall to want revenge for feeling wronged. When he fakes surrender and Shinji releases him, he tries to attack Shinji from behind. The last one gives him a scar he's not likely to forget.
  • Testosterone Poisoning: He thinks he's a "real man" because he has more muscles than brains.
  • They Just Don't Get It: He returns in chapter 7, escorting the head of the Adventurer's guild and still attacks Shinji "for being cheeky" because Shinji doesn't bow and scrape before him. It takes the head of the Adventurer's Guild smacking him down to make him see reason.
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     "The real number one prostitute in the capital." 
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There's no woman in the country that can beat me!
  • Beauty Is Bad: Physically aesthetically pleasing. Personality abysmal.
  • For the Evulz: She cheered when her "date" decided to start smashing holes in the wall of an orphanage, and actively encouraged him to demolish the whole place, despite the fact that she presumably didn't know beforehand.
    "Hahahaha! Is this what you wanted to show me?"
    "Yeah, I'll turn this place into rubble in no time."
    "Do it~ Do it~"
  • Gory Discretion Shot: In the manga, the result of giant bees going after her face is not revealed. In the light-novel, her fate is spelled out in graphic detail. Suffice to say, she's not going to be "the top prostitute in the land" anymore.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: When she sees a swarm of very large bees going for her face, she suddenly realizes that letting go of Shinji and dragging her "date" away, as Shinji demanded earlier, is the right idea.
  • The Prima Donna: The only thing bigger than her self-proclaimed fame and beauty is her ego.
  • Reality Ensues: When stinging insects that fly attack, they go for uncovered and unprotected skin. The face happens to be both far more often than not.
  • This Cannot Be!: When Shinji beats up her "date" without even trying.
  • Too Dumb to Live: She sees her thug "escort" get beaten to a pulp right in front of her, by a guy who can turn all the forks and knives into a Flechette Storm at will, and rather than head for the hills as fast as her overly pampered and polished legs can take her, she sticks around to continue to antagonize the guy who did it.
  • Unproblematic Prostitution: She brags about being a prostitute, and claims that even the King of Waltham wants to purchase her as a concubine, but can't afford her. Shinji not only doesn't buy it, he proclaims that she must come from a very low class brothel.
  • World's Most Beautiful Woman: What she thinks of herself, then she sees Lucia.

     Rile 
Lucia's former owner.
  • Bad Boss: He abused Lucia physically, whipping her on a good day, just for fun.
  • Entitled Bastard: Despite throwing Lucia away, leaving her to die, alone, in an abandoned orphanage, when she fell ill, the moment he hears she's alive and well, he shows up on the orphanage steps, demanding her back.
  • Faux Affably Evil: When he shows up at the orphanage, he's polite for all of one sentence, maybe two, before he starts throwing his weight around and hurling out death-threats because Shinji has the cheek to dare to refuse giving Lucia over to him.
  • Made a Slave: Combined with Laser-Guided Karma. When he shows up at the orphanage and starts throwing his weight around, Shinji asks the demon diplomat for a favor, and has her enslave Rile, as a gift for the Demon King, so he learns how Lucia felt. It takes him getting beat up a bit for him to realize it's not a bluff.
  • Sadist: His favorite "hobby" is inflicting violence.
  • This Cannot Be!: All he can do is shout the trope name as he's hauled away, enslaved to the demon tribe.
  • Too Dumb to Live: When he's bound by one of the Demon tribe, who could break him in half, with ease, not only insults said demon, but makes death-threats against the guy she's submissive to. It doesn't end well for him.
  • Trauma Button: His very existence is one for Lucia. Shinji decides to do something about that.

Winkheim

     Common to All 
  • Berserk Button: They all completely lose their shit if someone refuses to be awed or cowed, or worse, calls them out as the chumps they really are.
  • Incoming Ham: Their first lines are always, without exception, wild boasting about their rank, strength, and accomplishments, which usually makes them easy to provoke if ignored, or goaded, and often leads to their defeat as they just can't help boasting of how their power works.
  • Large Ham: They love to shout their name and greatness with wild, exaggerated features and gestures at every opportunity. They hold off attacking as long as they see their target sufficiently awed and cowed.
  • Miles Gloriosus: They are all firmly convinced of their inherent martial and/or magical superiority, and some of them even have accomplishments to back it up, but in an even fight, they are complete chumps who can be defeated without any real effort, or throw away their advantage(s) at even the tiniest bit of goading.

     Alham 
The first of the antagonists from the kingdom or Winkheim.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Spends his entire appearance boasting and flailing about his self-perceived greatness. In fact, he does this so much that he completely fails to realize how outclassed he is going up against Shinji, until he gets curbstomped and killed.
  • Incoming Ham: On his first appearance. "Wahahaha, too late to run now! You've been targeted by the great sorcerer Alham who is the right hand of 7th rank demon Whikram. You'll all disappear by my great spell Ella Light Tears!"
  • This Cannot Be!: When Shinji not only stops the spells that he's so proud of with barely a gesture, but pins him down with silverware.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Shows up just to get killed off.
  • We Will Meet Again: "Just remember this! I'll be back!" (Sword stab to death by Laara)

     Ghost Sorcerer Mist. 
The Winkheim general attacking the fairy village, taking fairies captive to use as slave labor, and responsible for hexing Mira.
  • Explaining Your Powers to the Enemy: Hoping to drive Shinji and co to despair, he boasts about how his trump card will keep scattering them to random dimensions, bouncing them among the Void Between the Worlds for all eternity, with no way to stop it, even if he's killed. Shinji just sighs, and calmly throws him in the way of his own attack...
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: As a direct result of boasting how unstoppable his dimension magic's ultimate form is, he gets thrown into its path, making him bounce between dimensions uncontrollably, for all eternity.
  • Miles Gloriosus: Loves to boast about being a mighty warrior. He's actually just a total chump, though he did successfully breech the barrier on the Fairy Village and accomplish a grand tactical victory by seizing a castle, intact. The only thing making him dangerous is his dimension warping ability, but even that doesn't help him much, because he doesn't use it wisely or effectively, and his actions are just way too predictable, even if he didn't constantly boast about what he's going to do...
  • Sinister Scythe: Uses a scythe to attack his enemies, trying to behead them by appearing from directly behind them.
  • Space Master: Can warp dimensions and use them to attack. This makes him the first antagonist Shinji had any kind of struggle against.
  • Villains Want Mercy: When he realizes he's in the path of his own attack, that will send him bouncing uncontrollably among dimensions, for all eternity, he begs to be spared, even demanding Shinji trades places with him. Shinji just retorts with his catchphrase and watches wail in despair as his own attack hits him and he's lost in the Void Between Worlds, forever.

     Baron Golem 
The second in command of Winkheim's armies, or so he claims.
  • An Arm and a Leg: Once the uppity Nobles and Miyamoto got a hefty taste of Humble Pie and started following Shinji's orders, Baron Golem started to see what makes a Zerg Rush scary, eventually losing one of his arms, while his attacks wound up doing squat.
  • Giant Equals Invincible: The size of a castle, and skin of stone. No blade will cut through it.
  • Humans Are Insects: Happily calls all the solders of Castle Waltham bugs, and he's big enough that he can justify such an assessment.
  • Kaiju: He's the size of a castle.
  • Mighty Glacier: Powerful in offense and defense, but slow. If he hadn't been sent ahead as a scout, Winkheim's undead army would have far outrun him.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: By showing up and attacking Castle Waltham, rather than just doing his assigned role of scouting the enemy defenses, he puts a screeching halt to the Real Politik going on inside that was hindering Shinji's war effort, especially by giving Shinji's opposition some much needed Humble Pie.

Others

     The royal sage 
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Oh great crystal ball, show us his skills!
The one who analyzed the skill-set of everyone summoned from Shinji's class, including himself.

     Dran 
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Please, Shinji, we need your help!
Guild Master of the Adventurer's Guild.
  • Adaptational Intelligence: In the light novel, he fires Gozuzu on the spot when the latter starts to get belligerent in Shinji's direction. In the manga, he waits until Gozuzu comes at Shinji with a sword, refusing to intervene until Gozuzu attacks Shinki a second time after Shinji defends himself from Gozuzu's attack, and then drags Gozuzu back to the Adventurer's Guild, rather than being followed back by a grovelling Gozuzu, who was begging for his job back.
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: When he hears about Shinji's unparalleled strength, he's not ashamed to come begging for Shinji to join the guild.
  • Cloud Cuckoolanders Minder: He tries to keep Gozuzu in check. He's not entirely successful.
  • Did Not Think This Through: While it's not known if he was informed of Gozuzu's earlier misdeeds, it's still not wise to bring a muscle headed bully as an escort when you're trying to enter delicate negotiations.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: He is fully understanding that Shinji's primary responsibility and top priority is the orphanage he was assigned to run by the king.
  • They Just Don't Get It: In the light-novel, he brings a second adventurer to be his body-guard while negotiating with Shinji, in regards to seeking help to deal with an incoming dragon. This second adventurer also comes at Shinji with a sword, "for being cheeky," and Dran has to beat him up too.

     Shinji's mother 

  • No Name Given: Her name is never mentioned.
  • Parental Abandonment: She walked out of the life of both Shinji and his father at some point in the past.
  • Reality Ensues: You're an adulteress, especially in a patriarchal society like Japan, where Shinji's from, and the story is written, and divorce is quite likely.
  • Really Gets Around: She slept with many men, while married to Shinji's father, behind his back.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: One violent argument too many, after Shinji's father caught on to her cheating around, and she just packed up her bags and left, abandoning Shinji in the process.
  • Your Cheating Heart: She was an adulteress who cheated on her husband, Shinji's father, with unnamed men, plural.

     Shinji's father 

  • Abusive Dad: Took out his frustrations against his wife, Shinji's mother, on Shinji when she abandoned the both of them, after he discovered that she screwed around with other men, plural.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: Turned to alcohol to self-medicate after learning his wife screwed around on him, and then straight up abandoned him and their son, leading to him becoming The Alcoholic.
  • The Gambling Addict: In addition to turning to booze to numb the pain after divorcing his wife, because she cheated on him, he turned to gambling and became addicted to it. This forced Shinji to turn to various odd jobs to earn enough so he could have something to eat!
  • No Name Given: His name is never mentioned.

(Former) Classmates of Shinji.

     As a whole 
  • Break the Haughty: Every time they appear on screen with Shinji, he beats them down and humiliates them without even trying, nor having any actual intent to do so, making them swear revenge, completely ignoring the fact that their humiliation is a direct result of their own actions.
  • The Bully: So far, without exception, they loved to push Shinji around, making his life hell back in Japan, and continue, or try, in this new world. When Shinji's "protect" skill activates and gives them a nice Karmic smackdown, they have the gall to be incensed and openly voice the desire for revenge.
  • Drunk On Power: After finding themselves in Waltham's summoning chamber, they let their transit granted special skills go straight to their head, thinking they can lord themselves over anyone and everyone they come across. The fact that the king of Waltham actually assigned them important roles in his army and near-constantly calls them "heroes" doesn't help.
  • Fastball Special: They are so desperate to keep Shinji from meeting King Waltham, that they try to dogpile him, and hold him down. He simply ignores them until he's at the throne room, and the King's nobles start hurling verbal abuse and death threats. At this point, he throws them at the nobles, one at a time, until the nobles shut up, realizing they don't stand a chance against his rage.
  • Last-Second Chance: By the time Shinji makes them become his subordinates, in the war with Balk, they've already done things so heinous, the entire kingdom, save the previous King Waltham, wants them all dead, this includes Shinji himself. In fact, he briefly considers having them executed when they're unconscious, after they attacked him, with what would have been lethal force if he was anyone else, as he was en route to King Waltham's throne. He instead gives them one last chance to redeem themselves, simply because he needs all the help he can get, just to keep the collateral damage to a minimum, and keep his orphans safe.
  • Not in This for Your Revolution: When Balk openly declares war on Shinji, fully planning on sending an army of undead through Waltham to get at him, and he makes clear he's been appointed the king, and they're now his troops, having to obey his orders, they scream and protest they were dragged to Waltham by a summon spell and it's tyrannical for Shinji to force them to obey. He reminds them that A.) They've chosen to stay in the castle of their own will and happily agreed to be soldiers to the kingdom of Waltham. B.) They've already been compensated, in advance, by the previous king who gave them carte-blanche to do whatever they wanted in the kingdom, including engaging in acts of wanton violence on the citizens, with the citizens not being allowed to defend themselves, because they had the king's royal sanction backing them. C.) Even if he, personally, forgives them, the rest of the kingdom's nobility, who had to suck it up and take it when their fiefs were being trod under by them for their debauchery, won't.
    Noble: "Obey Matsasugu's orders and do your duty, or it's the death penalty!"
  • Offscreen Villainy: Aside from their heinous acts towards Shinji, their off-screen behavior has been so abominable that everybody wants them dead, save King Waltham. When he's dethroned by Shinji, their only option is do their duty as soldiers and fight Balk, or die.
  • Professional Buttkisser: According to Shinji, they're all great at sucking up to anyone in authority, making themselves look like "model students" but actually hold others in contempt and treat everyone they think beneath them with total disdain. To date, Shinji's assessment is shown to be correct.
  • Revenge Myopia: In Japan, they treated Shinji horrifically, in ways both subtle and gross, looked upon him with derision as "worthless" in Waltham's summoning chamber, and go out of their way to antagonize him in this new world, the moment they get the chance, but the moment things don't go their way, their eyes go bloodshot, they honestly believe they are being wronged, and swear bloody vengeance.

     Torita 
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Misplace something, or someone, brat?
  • Adaptational Wimp: In the manga, he manages to come through being attacked by Shinji's automatic "Protect" skill with only some Amusing Injuries. In the lightnovel, he winds up with his arms and legs bent the wrong way, painfully, after he attempts to vandalize the orphanage, behind Shinji's back.
  • Amusing Injuries: When Shinji gets through with him, he's beaten ugly with a broken nose, and his face pushed all out of shape.
  • The Bully: In the webnovel and lightnovel, he's one of Shinji's classmates that loved to go and harass people he thought weaker than himself and came pretty damn close to making Shinji commit suicide back in Japan.
  • Drop the Hammer: His weapon of chose is a massive war-hammer.
  • For the Evulz: He and his gang kidnaps Erin from just outside the orphanage door and uses her as a hostage so he can threaten Shinji to stand aside while he demolishes the orphanage, for no explained reason.
  • Groin Attack: Suffers one from Shinji in the webnovel.
  • Named by the Adaptation: Readers of the manga would never learn his name. In the original webnovel, he's Torita.
  • Revenge Myopia: Right before Shinji shuts him up by mashing his face with a frying pan, he has the gall to shout (through a few missing teeth and lips almost swollen shut) "You bastard! Do you know what's going to happen to you now?!" for the fact that Shinji beat him up for smashing holes in the orphanage walls and threatening to demolish it completely, without even explaining the reason.
  • Shame If Something Happened: Right before he starts smashing holes in the orphanage walls with his hammer, he presents Erin's headband to Shinji and says "if you don't stay quiet and stand aside, we can't guarantee the princess's safety!"
  • Skewed Priorities: On the receiving end. Shinji is angrier at the fact that he's got the gall to bleed all over the place after being on the wrong end of a beatdown than the fact that just moments before this oaf used a war-hammer to bash a fairly large hole in the wall next to the door, without bothering to explain himself.
  • Villains Want Mercy: When he finds himself on the wrong end of an oncoming Flechette Storm, he begins pleading for Shinji to stop.
  • Would Hurt a Child: In addition to threatening Erin's safety, he's all too eager to smash an orphanage to rubble for no explained reason, leaving orphans with no place to live.

     Miyamoto Raizu 
Yet another "classmate" that loved to bully Shinji.
  • Ambition Is Evil: He wants to Take Over the World, as he believes is his birthright, but simply given the throne is not enough, he has to take it, by force, and utterly goes This Is Unforgivable! should Shinji dare to defend himself from his one-sided grudge.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: All nice and smiles around anyone with authority, utterly atrocious to anyone and everyone he thinks beneath him.
  • Black and White Insanity: Praise him as The Hero destined to save the world and he will, without hesitation, see you as an ally, even if you're the God of Evil, and openly admit it, or a "male succubus" that has been anally raping him, for a while. Tell him the truth, that he's an entitled idiot who betrayed humanity for his own gain, and he will see you as irredeemably evil, and he has to take any and all measures necessary to kill you and erase you from existence.
  • Black Comedy Rape: Normally, male on male anal rape is a horrific and traumatizing act, worthy only of disdain. Not for this guy. He is such an abusive, entitled, idiotic, obnoxious, self-righteous douchenozzle, that watching him being chased by a self-professed male succubus while covering his anus and screaming "No, please stawhp [sic]!" is actually hilarious.
  • The Bully: Though he preferred to keep his own hands clean, he loved to send subordinates, like Torita, to torment his targets.
  • The Casanova: Fully deconstructed. He's not just a shameless skirt-chaser, he blackmails women into "relationships" with him, and then throws them out when he gets bored, leaving behind a long, long trail of tears, broken hearts, and minds. He also has a history of Cuckold by taking the lovers of others by force.
  • Designated Hero: In universe. The king of Waltham dubs him "The Hero," gifts him a holy sword, has him trained day and night in its use, and then sets him loose upon the world.
  • Dirty Coward: Though he completely deludes himself otherwise, he's only fond of going after people markedly weaker than himself, and when he finds himself in genuine danger, runs away, abandoning his allies, calling it "a tactical retreat."
  • Dystopia Justifies the Means: Combined with Utopia Justifies the Means. After seeing Shinji seize the throne, he deludes himself into thinking he's more worthy of the crown than Shinji is, and is predestined to rule not just Waltham, but the whole world, micromanaging the lives of everyone, to save the people from themselves, and to do it, he will happily employ any and all means necessary, even if that means willingly letting himself become the vessel to the God of Evil, whose very nature destroys everything it touches. When that doesn't prove enough, he goes and unseals an even worse entity, but is so deluded that he genuinely believes he's done nothing wrong and can't understand why it's turning around to bite him.
  • Entitled Bastard: He's always believed that since he got perfect scores in school, and was an expert Professional Butt-Kisser, the world was his given birthright. King Waltham dubbing him a "hero" has driven this sense of entitlement well past the point of no return, where he's completely detached from reality, or accepting any consequences for his actions in any way.
  • Evil Is Petty: Up to Eleven. The crux of his murderous grudge against Shinji? He spots Shinji in the opposite corner of the classroom, and after a few days of Shinji not going out of his way to come before him and praise his self-proclaimed "greatness," goes over to Shinji, minding his own business, fully intending to make him. He never gets the chance because Shinji responds to the intrusion into his space and interrupting his attempts to prepare the recipe for the night's dinner by calling him "trash." Miyamaoto responds to that by shouting "DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?!" and then trying to figure out a way to kill him.
  • Feeling Oppressed by Their Existence: He has always utterly detested Shinji for the "crime" of merely existing, and has done his best to drive the latter to suicide in Japan, by bullying. In Waltham, King Waltham calling him a "hero" goes completely to his head, and he goes out of his way to have people harass the "useless" Shinji, in ways both subtle and gross, swearing vengeance when it turns on him, and then decrying that Shinji's the one who's abusing "the power given by chance" stealing away the throne and glory that is rightfully his.
  • Glory Hound: He can't stand being placed in the rear, using his holy-sword mastery skill as an area-effect healing buff, even though he's made well aware that it's the best use for him tactically and strategically. As such, he repeatedly puts his allies in peril by disobeying Shinji's orders and rushing to face the enemy head-on, without plan, preparation, or valid back up, getting Humble Pie shoved down his throat repeatedly in the process.
  • I Control My Minions Through...: Violence and threats of violence. In Japan, he was so good at sucking up to the teachers and pretending to be a "model student" that the rest of the class was effectively cowed into obedience, since he could just point and say "sensei, she's lying" if someone filed a complaint against him. This carried over to the King of Waltham. Without this support system in place, 80% of the class turns on him, first chance they get to his rage, which he blames upon Shinji.
  • Ignorant of His Own Ignorance: Accustomed to being The Bully back in Japan, being able to suck-up to teachers if his intended victims fought back, and waltzing around the kingdom of Waltham, being able to throw his weight around without resistance, thanks to King Waltham's sanction protecting him, he is utterly convinced that he's an unstoppable juggernaut, his loss to Shinji being a mere fluke that had to require some despicable trick on Shinji's part he hasn't figured out yet. As such, when one of Winkheim's generals shows up, he rushes off to face it, all Leeroy Jenkins style. Shinji doesn't even try to stop him, because Shinji has good reason to want this guy dead.
  • Informed Attribute: He's supposedly a Mensa-level genius who aced every subject in school, but on-screen, he's a total moron who is so self-righteously stupid, one wonders how he even remembers to breathe.
  • I Reject Your Reality: By the time chapter 95 of the web novel comes around, his repeated doses of Humble Pie and Laser-Guided Karma running head first into his Never My Fault tendencies have caused him to become completely delusional, to the point that even being killed won't cure him.
    • He's firmly convinced himself that he's the hero chosen by Destiny to save this new world, by conquering and controlling it, and every aspect of people's lives, and Shinji's the villain, even though Miyamoto willingly let himself become a vessel to the God of Evil.
    • All the girls he blackmailed into "relationships" with him, even taking them by force from their boyfriends, in both Japan and this New World? Abandoning them when he got bored, leaving behind a trail of tears and broken hearts? They came on to him, and abandoned him when they got bored!
    • His classmates that were way, way past sick of his bullying, violence, and threats of violence, turning on him the moment he lost the support of the crown? They were his "beloved" followers, whom he doted on, and turned on him either because Shinji used some kind of dark magic to control their minds, or for no reason at all!
    • His classmates are the evil traitors to humanity, hiding behind women and children, when he's the one who turned his back on humanity by siding with Winkheim, letting himself become the vessel for the God of Evil, and while he's the one using a woman as a hostage.
  • Ironic Hell: Combined with Rewarded as a Traitor Deserves and Cruel Mercy. Being a traitor to humanity, willingly letting himself become the vessel to Ruiqui, the God of Evil "for justice," she happily uses him to deal with Amon, the god of annihilation, which he himself unsealed. She also gifts him with immortality so the backlash of her power doesn't kill him mid-fight with the Mad God. This immortality does not come with a Healing Factor, so he overloads his body and lies on the ground helpless and in overwhelming agony as a result. She then leaves him unattended in her domain as she goes to apologize to Shinji with a box of Valentine's Chocolates and at the "mercy" of the same Scylla, aka "male succubus" to whom he's been subjected Black Comedy Rape to receive more of the same, for all eternity. Considering he spent his life engaged in Sexual Extortion, Questionable Consent, Cuckold, and maybe even outright rape on women who caught his fancy, regardless of age, he has no right to complain.
  • It's All About Me: He has always believed that the world revolves around him. Failure to validate this by going out of your way to openly worship him has him going full-tilt This Is Unforgivable! and plotting to murder you.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He comes after Shinji with a holy-sword, a national treasure, because Shinji refused to hand over Lucia, Erin, and Shii, for his own twisted pleasure, and the fact that the girls themselves were utterly disgusted with his proposal. Not only did Shinji completely No-Sell the attack, and briefly snatch the sword away, but now the sword itself wants nothing to do with him.
  • MacGuffin Delivery Service: Implied. Shii mentions a legend that the holy sword Miyamoto was carrying had chosen Shinji to be its wielder, but because Shinji was shuffled off to a distant orphanage, unaware, it allowed Miyamoto to wield it, until the two met. Once the sword, briefly, was in Shinji's hands, it decided it didn't need Miyamoto any more and became way, way too heavy for him to even hold, let alone wield.
  • Miles Gloriosus: Loves to brag that he's The Hero of Waltham, and genuinely believes himself an unstoppable juggernaut. He has no experience or accomplishments to back any of it up.
  • Never My Fault: Although he sometimes internally admits that his own bad behavior has consequences, he never allows it to stop him from blaming Shinji for all the bad stuff that happens to him, regardless of what he did, or how said set-backs came into play, not even if he's humiliated by openly disobeying royal decree and doing whatever the heck he wants.
  • Only the Chosen May Wield: Inverted. In the webnovel, his holy sword chose him as its champion, until he tried to use it on Shinji. When Shinji snatched it out of his hands, in self-defense, took a practice swing, and tried to give it back, because he didn't want to be Waltham's "hero," the sword instantly became far too heavy for Miyamoto to carry, nearly tearing his hands off in the attempt, leaving Miyamoto a broken, weeping mess on the ground, swearing vengeance.
  • Psychological Projection: He's very fond of assigning his worst traits to others while thinking himself innocent of them, even if he's in the process of acting on said traits.
  • Revenge Myopia: Swears vengeance on Shinji for humiliating him in public, despite the fact that said "humiliation" was a direct result of accosting Shinji, trying to mess with three underage girls, and coming at Shinji with a sword.
  • School Bullying Is Harmless: Deconstructed and defied. The narration specifically states that he bullied people purely so he could harm them, physically, emotionally, and mentally, hoping they never recovered, purely for his own amusement.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Connections!: His parents, being powerful politicians, would use their clout to shield him from the consequences of his actions. This led him to using them as a club to get his way, taking over all the gangs of every school he patronized, and led him to believe he should have been royalty in Japan, and saw Japanese Law as "defective" because Japan doesn't have royalty.
  • Shameful Strip: The web novel makes clear that he loved to have his underlings drag his designated bullying target into public and strip them naked to further humiliate them.
  • Spoiled Brat: Back in Japan, he was so accustomed to his parents and teachers coddling him and getting his way, that the first time he faces any difficulty in Waltham, he completely breaks down and is easily seduced into evil by an agent of Winkheim.
  • Standard Hero Reward: What he believes is due him for his non-existent "heroism." He honestly believes that as Waltham's "hero," he should have every woman he comes across throw herself at him, and service his every sexual desire. When he chances upon a self-proclaimed "male succubus" faking the role of Damsel in Distress, he swats aside the monsters and claims "her" only to realize, too late, that it's a trap, in every sense of the word. Cue Black Comedy Rape.
  • Sympathetic P.O.V.: Though he's anything but sympathetic, the story does focus on his point of view, purely to demonstrate how utterly deluded and idiotic he is.
  • They Just Don't Get It: It takes multiple confirmations that his empty head is going to go flying from his shoulders if he doesn't put aside his self-inflicted grudge against Shinji, accept Shinji's leadership, and defend the Kingdom of Waltham from Balk. Even then, he's hopelessly antagonistic, and openly rebels against Shinji at every opportunity.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: So convinced he's the hero, that when he hears a disembodied voice calling itself a holy sword, he chases said voice to its source and happily unseals a being so heinous, The God of Evil sealed it away, and then runs away saying "This is just a dream, this can't be real. I HAVE DONE NOTHING WRONG!"

     Ishijima 
One of the four top army commanders under King of Waltham, forged from Shinji' class. Shinji only meets them in the web novel because the Adventurer's guild asked him to help subjugate a dragon that was bearing down on the orphanage.

  • Entitled Bastard: Sends the head general of the knight order to harass Shinji, Lucia, Erin, Shii, and Sylvia, the daughter of Dran, leader of the adventurer's guild, in the middle of the night, before an expected major battle, and has the gall to demand an apology from Shinji the next morning because he dared defend himself when said soldiers came at him with a sword "for rudeness."
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: Wears glasses and is scum who looks down on others.
  • Irrational Hatred: Panting and wheezing after climbing a cliff to yell at Shinji, when Shinji asks if he's alright, with genuine concern for his well-being, he explodes with rage.
  • Moral Myopia: As if demanding an apology from Shinji for the Crime of Self-Defense wasn't bad enough, when Sylvie forces his head to the ground, demanding he apologize for yelling, screaming, and spewing all sorts of insults to Shinji, he shouts "I can't forgive you any more" and not only threatens violence upon Shinji and co., but incites the three others, Sakai, Yoshina, and Fukaro, to attack as well.
  • Professional Butt-Kisser: Friendly and meek to anyone he sees as an authority figure, or "intelligent," but utterly abhorrent to everyone else.
  • Would Hit a Girl: As Sylvie is holding him down, he shouts at Sakai to kill her, and Sakai complies, or tries to.

     Sakai 
The second of the army commanders under King of Waltham, forged from Shinji's class.
  • The Big Guy: Noted to be the tallest of Shinji's former classmates.
  • Gentle Giant: What he appears to be most of the time. In reality, he's The Bully who loves to use his larger frame to browbeat, intimidate, and otherwise look down on people.
  • Marionette Master: Creates and controls golems.

     Yoshihara 
The third of the army commanders under King of Waltham, forged from Shinji's class.
  • Forgiven, but Not Forgotten: Being too ashamed of her past as a bully, and too proud to apologize in public, she and a few other classmates go to Shinji's royal bedroom in the middle of the night and apologize for the horrific way they treated him. With as much class as Shinji is capable of presenting (read: not very much), he informs her that while he can still respect her as a class-mate, he will never be able to call her a friend, not after everything he's been through.
  • Genki Girl: What she appears to be, when in public.
  • Heel Realization: The first of Shinji's classmates to realize that he does have a legitimate grudge against the class being bullies and dismissive. She even goes on to properly apologize for it. She winds up being Forgiven, but Not Forgotten.
  • Laughing Mad: At every opportunity when she deludes herself into thinking Shinji's an idiot and doomed to fail.
  • Playing with Fire: Fights with fire based magic.
  • Rich Bitch: What she actually is. In reality she looks at everyone she doesn't see as an authority with contempt.
  • The Starscream: Doesn't even bother to hide the fact that she intends to turn on Shinji first chance she gets as "thanks" for Shinji offering to let bygones be bygones if she will throw away her self-inflicted grudge and serve to protect the kingdom of Waltham, as she already promised to do under King Waltham.
  • Stepford Smiler: She pretends to have a care-free and gentle smile.

     Fukano 
The fourth and final of the army commanders under King of Waltham, forged from Shinji's class.

Gods:

     Ruiqui 
The Evil God
  • Even Evil Has Standards: The god of annihilation is so vile that even she thinks it's too evil to exist and sealed it away. She is pointedly not pleased that Miyamoto allowed himself to be duped into breaking that seal, repeatedly killing and reviving him painfully as punishment.
  • Evil Virtues: Honesty. She's the god of evil, she admits it, and she tells Miyamoto, several times, yet he still insists he's The Hero, and she's his patron.
  • God of Evil: Which she openly admits.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Trapped in the underworld, unable to affect the world directly.
  • Stealth Insult: She constantly praises Miyamoto's talent for villainy, yet he pointedly refuses to hear the last part, so she near constantly chuckles at his expense.
  • Transformation of the Possessed: Becoming her vessel turns Miyamoto into an actual demon, yet he still thinks he's being "heroic" by trying to annihilate the entire kingdom of Waltham, including Shinji's orphanage, just to spite Shinji.
  • Villainesses Want Heroes: She's smitten with Shinji, but she's stuck with Miyamoto.
  • Walking Wasteland: Her very existence destroys all she touches.

     Ortiz 
The god of good.
  • Divine Date: In a Shotgun Wedding way. She has Shinji marry her, using Lucia as a medium, in order to deal with Miyamoto, as the willing vessel of the God of Evil Ruiqui.
  • Sealed Good in a Can: Sealed in the moon, unable to affect the world directly.
  • Symbiotic Possession: Temporarily controls Lucia's body while fighting "Evil God Miyamoto." Shinji is not pleased since he doesn't want the children in his orphanage being in mortal peril.
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