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     Adolf K. Weismann 
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     Daikaku Kokujouji 
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Voiced by: Shōzō Iizuka (adult, Japanese), Yuuichi Nakamura (young, Japanese), Kirk Thornton (English)

"This country is doomed."

The 2nd King, the Gold King. He plays a supporting role behind the scenes.


  • Antiquated Linguistics: When he demands if Reisi came to fight him or talk.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: His absence in K: Missing Kings is questioned several times by the characters. He's actually been travelling around with Shiro for most of the movie in an airship, on the verge of death. He passes away at the end.
  • Dispense with the Pleasantries: He tells Reisi to get straight to the point when the other king visits him in Episode 9.
  • The Dreaded: Judging by his status as a king.
    • He's been described as an "invincible monster" by some. Even Munakata shares this opinion.
    • Apparently, the only reason that the Green Clan wasn't active until Missing Kings was because of him. Once he's out of the picture, they don't hesitate to set their plans into motion and start harassing the other clans. In S2 we finally find out that Hisui and Daikaku have fought before, with Daikaku severely defeating Hisui at the end and causing the latter to go into hiding for years.
  • Informed Ability: He's spoken of as if he were the most powerful character in the series, and is even called "invincible" at some point, yet we never actually see him fight. That said, it has to count for something if even a fellow king recognizes your higher authority.
  • I Was Quite a Looker: In the flashback of his younger years, he was shown as a handsome lieutenant. Unlike the Silver King, age has taken a toll on Daikaku.
  • Large and in Charge: At 210 cm, he's the tallest character in the series, standing one full head above the rest of the cast. He's also the one of the most powerful kings.
  • Luminescent Blush: Sports one of these in the flashback to his youth, ostensibly in response to Claudia.
  • Minor Major Character: For one of the strongest kings in the world who exercises the most control over Japan and its economy, Daikaku rarely shows up.
  • Only Friend: To Weissman, until Weissman became the Shiro we know.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: This is the one thing he proves himself to be. He is the backbone of the country in many ways, from having a hand in Japan's continued functioning to making sure the mundane populace is kept unaware of the supernatural elements in their society.
  • Ship Tease: In flashbacks and Side:Black&White, there is subtext between Claudia and Daikuku that suggests that he, at the least, loved her. Which makes her death even more tragic.
  • Secret Keeper: He's responsible for Shiro's going into hiding after the first season, and for keeping his whereabouts and even his survival under wraps. His efforts are ruined when the Green Clan hacks his headquarter's database in K: Missing Kings.
  • ¡Three Amigos!: He seems to have shared this dynamic with the Weissman siblings, up until it all went up in flames. Literally.
  • World's Strongest Man: One of the only three characters to receive an A+ power ranking in official materials, and amongst them the most powerful. So much that he easily defeated Nagare Hisui, a fellow King ranked at A+, while using a portion of his powers to suppress the Dresden Slate itself.

     Ichigen Miwa 
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Voiced by: Show Hayami (Japanese), Grant George (English)

The former 7th King, the Colorless King. A father figure to Kuroh Yatogami, he asked him to find and slay the next Colourless King if he was revealed to be evil.


  • The Conscience: A posthumous example. His calm and benevolent approach tempered Kuroh's high-handed Honor Before Reason-ific tendencies.
  • Cool Old Guy: Kuroh's flashbacks always give him an aura of wisdom along with serenity.
  • The Hermit: Ichigen Miwa lived a secluded life along with Kuroh in the mountains. Only a few villagers are shown to know him.
  • Hermit Guru: Though he was young, he was a veritable fount of wisdom—enough that Kuroh preserved his wisdom for posterity.
  • Master Swordsman: The most skilled swordsman in the series, though held back by his ailing body. It is no coincidence that both of his disciples happen to be leagues above their peers in terms of swordsmanship.
  • The Mentor: An old, wise seer who taught Kuroh and the whole reason the latter came into the plot.
  • Nice Guy: It's evident even after his death that he was a wise and gentle man.
  • Nice Hat
  • Parental Substitute: He was a father figure to Kuroh.
  • The Philosopher: His adages have remained relevant long after his death, during the series, and have given Kuroh guidance and pulled him from the brink of unjust murder more than once.
  • Posthumous Character: He's dead by the beginning of both the anime and the manga, but Kuroh never misses a chance to impart us with his wisdom.
  • Religious and Mythological Theme Naming: Miwa Ichigen has Miwa from Miwayama (a mountain worshipped as god) and Ichigen from the god Hitokotonushi note .
  • Seer: His vision of the future caused him to tell Kuroh to kill the next Colorless King without mercy if he proved himself to be evil.
  • Student and Master Team: Apparently with Kuroh in the past, as seen in a flashback.

Ashinaka High

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  • Colourful Theme Naming: Their names tend to have something to do with white, possibly as an allusion to how the Silver King Yashiro happens to be their classmates. At first, anyway.
    • Yukizome Kukuri is the goddess Kukurihime no Kami.
    • Inaba Sumika means white. Inaba is known for its hare, and Sumika literally means "clear".
  • Wistful Amnesia: Thanks to Shiro having been friendly to everyone during the week he was there as a "student", they all subconsciously remember him even once Neko's powers wear off.

     Kukuri Yukizome 
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Voiced by: Satomi Sato (Japanese), Carrie Savage (Season 1), Janice Kawaye (Movie) (English)

"Is anyone free right now? We need someone to run an errand for the student council!"

Yashiro's energetic, kindly classmate, and a member of the student council.


  • A-Cup Angst: In a drama cd where the girls are at an onsen, she asks Seri how she can develop breasts like hers.
  • The Ditz: Seriously—she is very oblivious.
  • Fanservice Pack: Her boobs got an upgrade in the movie.
  • Floral Theme Naming: Her name, "Kukuri", consists of the character "Chrysanthemum".
  • Grand Theft Me: She gets her body taken by "the Colorless King" in episode 11. Complete with a twisted Slasher Smile.
  • Hair Decorations: Her sidelocks have white ornaments on the ends and a matching ring that sits above each ornament.
  • I'm Crying, but I Don't Know Why: At the end of the first season, she wonders why she's shedding tears as she's trying to remember Yashiro.
  • Luminescent Blush: When Mishina confessed to her in front of the whole school, and henceforth whenever somebody mentions his name or when that event is mentioned.
  • Meaningful Name: Kukuri comes from the goddess Kukurihime no Kami, a goddess symbolizing bond and coordination, and possibly reflects her cheerful personality and friendship to Yashiro.
  • Muggle: For all the shenaningans she gets dragged in, Kukuri lacks any supernatural powers or connection to people who have them.
  • Nice Girl: She is nice, helpful and friendly to everyone.
  • Wistful Amnesia: While she forgets about Yashiro after Neko's powers lose effect on her, she can still tell that there was a third person who is supposed to be with Kuroh and Neko.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: She wears thigh-high stockings with her school uniform.
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     Souta Mishina 
Voiced by: Kazuki Shimizu (Japanese) Grant George (English)

"Wait, you haven't told Miss Yukizome about the naughty picture I showed you last week, right?"

Yashiro's friend and classmate, a typical teenage boy who has a crush on Kukuri.


  • Dogged Nice Guy: Kukuri is too embarassed to reciprocate his crush, especially since his confession is very...over the top.
  • Grand Romantic Gesture: He announced his love for Kukuri from the top of a clock tower near the school in front of all of the other students, and then finished it off with a bunch of fireworks.
  • Large Ham
    Mishina: MY HEART HAS BEEN BROKEEENNNNN!!!
  • Luminescent Blush: When he confessed to Kukuri.
  • Ocular Gushers: When Kukuri rejected his confession.

     Sakura Asama 
Voiced by: Nozomi Yamamoto (Japanese), Colleen O'Shaughnessey (English)

"Thanks to the President's interference, everything was kept under control. If she hadn't come in the nick of time, who knows what would've happened?"

The vice-president of the student council.


  • Absurdly Powerful Student Council: She is the vice-president, and apparently has enough authorization to have free access to the entire student database and confidential records. This makes is easy later on for Saruhiko to just break in, knock her out, and gain that access for himself to search for Yashiro.
  • Ignored Enamored Underling: She's incredibly fond of Chiho and always sings her praises but she doesn't seem to care or notice at all. Even Shiro's weirded out by her constant praise of her.
  • Instant Sedation: She was knocked out by Saruhiko Fushimi in Episode 5 with a chloroform-soaked rag in the latter's attempt to gain access to confidential school records.
  • Yes-Man: To Chiho.

     Chiho Hyuuga 
Voiced by: Maaya Uchida (Japanese), Erin Fitzgerald (English)

The president of the student council.


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     Claudia Weismann 
Voiced by: Aya Endo (Japanese), Colleen O'Shaughnessey (English)

The sister of Adolf K. Weismann, who died in the WWII bombing of Dresden.


  • Always Someone Better: Was this to Adolf something that comes into play during the season 2 finale, as research notes of hers recovered from Germany are what Adolf needs to find the solution.
  • Nice Girl: Was nothing but sweet and kind, though with a sense of humour.
  • Improbable Age: It's noted that she was a teenager when she was in charge along with her brother over the experiments/research on the Dresden Slate. Daikaku lampshades in his narration in Side:Black&White how odd it is, and what exactly it says about her.
  • Posthumous Character: She died long before the start of the series during a WWII bombing.
  • Sacrificial Lamb: Plot-wise, she exists to die and prompt her brother's retreat from the world.
  • Ship Tease: In flashbacks and Side:Black&White, there is subtext between her and Daikuku that suggests that he, at the least, loved her.
  • Teen Genius: Probably 18/19, 20 at most, and the head of an important research project along with her brother.
  • Think Twins: With Adolf.

     Niki Fushimi 
Voiced by: Shin-ichiro Miki
"Hahahahaha! My little monkey got angry, he got angry!"

Fushimi Saruhiko's father, a genius who lends his talents to no one and loves pulling "pranks" on his son.


  • Abusive Dad: It's subtly implied in Lost Small World that Niki would have tried to burn Misaki with fire for being Saruhiko's friend if the feverish Saruhiko hadn't run out of his room and pushed Misaki out the door, and even if he hadn't...just threatening in a "jokey" way to hurt the one friend Saruhiko has (likely due to him) hits the nail. A key point in LSW starts with Saruhiko—seemingly, at least—derisively comparing HOMRA to an ant farm... Only for the reader to later find out that when he was a child, there was a science project he'd painstakingly been taking care of—an ant farm, within which he thought "there was surely some kind of system that only those who belong to it know about," calling that "absolutely beautiful." It's revealed eventually that his father set cockroaches upon it then drowned it in gasoline, and the traumatized young Saruhiko came home to it and his laughter, and blamed himself for it. It's part of the reason Misaki wants Saruhiko to move in with him together two years later at fourteen—to get him away from his home situation. Niki continues to haunt him even after that, not long after they join HOMRA.
  • Beauty Is Bad: Is noted to be quite attractive by many people (including a sleepy Yata who looks forward to Saruhiko growing to be as handsome as his father) but is 100% a monster.
  • Black Sheep: Despite Saruhiko and Aya's extended family sounding corrupt on their own, it turns out they keep a distance from him and nobody seems to care that it's his funeral they've gathered for when it happens.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Deconstructed as his laziness is part of his Jerkass status and goes on to show how twisted he is.
  • Jerkass: As all the other tropes prove, he's a very unpleasant person.
  • Obliviously Evil: Assumes in his head that Saruhiko doesn't care about how he acts towards him, as evidenced when a little Aya calls him out on having "destroyed things that are important to Saruhiko."
  • Posthumous Character: Died when Saruhiko was a teenager. He never went to visit his father in the hospital.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: His mentality seems quite childish and he frightens both Saruhiko and Aya due to his lack of moral compass and regard for others.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: He shares a lot of feature with his son to the point where Yata sleepily thought Saruhiko would look as handsome as his father when he gets older. In the future, Saruhiko even seems to style his hair the same way, invoking his late father.
  • Troll: Deliberately does anything to rile up his son, who is terrified of him, ranging from setting his first-grade project on fire (which Saruhiko had considered his 'little world' back then) to threatening to light firecrackers on Misaki's head when he visited to take care of Saruhiko when he was sick.
  • Unwanted Spouse: Saruhiko was probably only reason why he got married.

     Maria Yubikiri 
"Of course. I promised, didn't I?"

A character from the side-manga Memory of Red, who features in Chitose's arc.


     Basashi/White Bean Paste Stewed Tofu 
A horse Strain that appears in the prequel manga, K - Memory of Red. Anna befriended it after it ran away from SCEPTER 4's custody out of a desire to see its former owner get married at her wedding. It is capable of changing its form into a pegasus, but can't actually fly. He reappears in Days of Blue, this time getting hijacked by another Strain.
  • Animal Reaction Shot: It has some pretty funny reactions to its hilariously awful names.
  • Cool Horse: Not just any ordinary horse, but a Strain that can change its form at will and gain wings.
  • Edible Theme Naming: A running gag to its chagrin.
  • Horsing Around: It kicks at least two people in the face when they try to stop it from running off with Anna on its back.
  • Intellectual Animal: It understands human speech but cannot speak itself.
  • Interspecies Romance: It clearly blushes at Seri when she smiles at it, and asks what its name is.
  • Meaningful Rename: Played for laughs when Seri decides to rename it into something far worse than "Basashi".
  • One-Shot Character: Only appears in the sixth and seventh chapters as a character of the day.
    • Reappears in Days of Blue for another two chapters and also makes a brief appearance in the Countdown manga.
  • Overly Long Name: Seri renames it "White Bean Paste Stewed Tofu", which is obviously quite a mouthful to say.
  • Pegasus: It can make itself look like one, but it can't actually fly aside from flapping its wings and performing huge jumps.
  • The Speechless: Justified as it's a horse.
  • Unfortunate Name: Twice! Mikoto literally names it "horse meat sashimi" when he was feeling hungry from looking at it. Later on, Seri later renames it into something far worse: White Bean Paste Stewed Tofu.

     Spoiler Character 
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"I am the seventh king, the Colorless King! I'm waiting for someone here. A nice night, you say? Indeed it is."

The current self-proclaimed Colorless King. A mysterious man who was caught killing Tatara Totsuka in cold blood in a video clip where he looks exactly like Shiro. He remains a mystery through the series.


  • All Your Powers Combined: He was planning to obtain all of the seven Kings' powers by eating them one by one.
  • The Assimilator: He has absorbed the identities of many people in the past whose bodies he took over. In the process, however, he lost his own sense of self.
  • Ax-Crazy: He guns down Tatara for no apparent reason after meeting him on the rooftop of a building one night, and later stabs people with shards of glass while grinning madly.
  • Battle in the Center of the Mind: As soon as Mikoto opens his eyes in his presence, he manages to slip into the Red King's mind and tries to take over from there by consuming the fire that Mikoto's mindscape is filled up with. However, the moment he sees a lion emerging from the flames, he screams and promptly flees. He also tries to do this to Shiro in Episode 11 but loses the battle of wills and is forced to leave.
  • Big Bad: Responsible for escalating the conflict between the clans into a war and Shiro's involvement.
  • Body Snatcher: His powers let him do this with anyone who meets his eyes and has an emotional weakness he can exploit, starting with Shiro's original body when he was just a normal student at high school. His end goal was to possess the bodies of all of the Kings, starting with the Silver King but moving on to the others when he failed to take over Adolf's mind or soul.
  • Body Surf: In Episode 9 he is shown possessing the body of a male student at the school when he phones Mikoto in prison, and even tries to do it to Mikoto as well but fails miserably. Episode 11 reveals he's possessed the bodies of quite a few people so far including Shiro, Adolf K. Weismann, Kukuri and other passersby from both HOMRA and SCEPTER 4.
  • Cannibalism Superpower: He can consume the powers of another King if he can successfully take over their body.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: When he smugly calls Mikoto to tell him he was the one who killed Tatara, and then provokes him further by claiming he'll hurt his other clansmen next.
  • Establishing Character Moment: The video clip where he hums Ode to Joy while jerking his body from side to side, starts laughing and then turns around to shoot Tatara without warning.
  • Evil Laugh: Oh yeah. His laughter in Episode 12 in particular gives Hollow Ichigo a run for his money.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Anyone he possesses speaks with a deeper tone than usual, including Shiro and Kukuri.
  • Fighting from the Inside: While he was in possession of Kukuri's body, she sometimes managed to regain control and weakly cry out for help, though not for long. The Colorless King later does this himself in the final episode after Shiro traps him inside his soul before going to meet Mikoto.
  • Fights Like a Normal: Unlike the Red and Blue Kings, the Colorless King's powers are limited to taking over other people's bodies so he has to rely on using guns, bombs, and other weapons for offensive purposes.
  • "Freaky Friday" Flip: His possession of the Silver King's body caused him to switch bodies with the other King the first time he did it instead of merely taking it over due to the way their powers clashed, after which he kicked Shiro (who is now possessed by Adolf K. Weismann) off the airship in an attempt to kill him.
  • Grand Theft Me:
    • Was gunning for the Silver King's body to obtain the First King's powers. For that reason he tried to possess the Silver King on the night when he shot Tatara but due to the Silver King taking over Shiro's body in the process when their powers clashed, the Colorless King makes another attempt in Episode 11 when they meet again.
    • And then there's Tooru Hieda, the high school student whose body he stole before he murdered Totsuka. Tooru doesn't get his body back for a little over a year.
  • The Heavy: He's the only clear-cut and unsympathetic villain in the show, and his actions have definitely been driving the plot from killing Tatara, to trying to take over Adolf Weismann only to end up exchanging bodies in the process, then creating further conflict between the Red and Blue clans in the final arc of the anime by drawing the Red King to the school.
  • Hidden Villain: Since the first arc of the anime made it unclear as to whether or not Shiro was the one who actually committed the crime since he was suffering from amnesia, while Episode 7 and 8 later seem to suggest Adolf K. Weismann might be the true villain all along. However, Episode 9 finally makes it clear that neither of them were responsible (and they are, in fact, the same person); there was another party involved who was using his body-snatching powers to control them at different times.
  • Hijacking Cthulhu: The Colorless King tries to hijack the Silver King, who is effectively immortal. It backfires.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: His third attempt to take over Shiro's body in the last episode is what leads to his downfall after he ends up getting trapped inside the Silver King's soul and then gets taken to meet Mikoto, who greets him by ramming a hand right through his chest and killing him.
  • Kitsune: In Episode 9, he's shown wearing a fox mask while possessing the body of a student. The white spirit that talks to Mikoto from the magical red phone also takes on the face of a fox as it later does in Episode 11 as well.
    • In the stage plays, he's identified by the fox mask.
  • Large Ham: With his frequent Evil Gloating.
  • Leitmotif: Adolf K. Weismann, a rather dramatically sinister song. This song was played for all the scenes when he is in Adolf's body.
  • Loss of Identity: Shiro regards that he has switched bodies so many times he cannot even tell which is his original personality.
  • Mad Bomber: Is quite fond of using explosives, which he uses to blow up Adolf K. Weismann's Zeppelin while possessing the King's body. He also uses timed bombs, which he plants all over the place in Ashinaka High School in Episode 11.
  • Malevolent Masked Man: In Episode 9, he wears a fox mask while gleefully telling Mikoto he killed Tatara and is willing to kill more of his clansmen.
  • Mind Hive: He's definitely more than one person in a single body, with the implication being that all the other voices are his previous victims.
  • Mood-Swinger: The amount of minds he's absorbed make it difficult for him to remember his original personality and goals, constantly swaying between moods at random because of it.
  • Mysterious Watcher: In the third episode, he appears to be observing Shiro from the airship. While dancing around inside the room, images of Shiro appear on the floor with each new step he takes until he finishes the dance.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: In Episode 11, his attempts to break Shiro's mind and make him run away into nothingness end up making his memories resurface.
  • No Eye in Magic: Eye contact is his modus operandi for body takeover. He even has to provoke Mikoto into opening his eyes before he can steal inside his mind in Episode 9.
  • No Name Given: He is only identified as "The Colorless King". Given the number of bodies and personalities he has consumed, it is dubious whether he even remembers his own name.
  • Not Himself: The unhinged behavior he shows in early episodes as "Weismann" doesn't mesh with Weismann's behavior in the past as shown in Episode 9. Episode 11 finally reveals it was because it wasn't actually Weismann - it was the colorless king.
  • Obviously Evil: Gloating, Evil Laugh while he shoots a random unarmed person in cold blood? No, he couldn't possible be evil.
  • Power Parasite: His goal was to possess the other six Kings' powers and become the single, most powerful King left standing. Interestingly, he has never once shown to have been successful in gaining any powers with this method. Given how powerful the other Kings' mental defenses are by default, it's unclear whether or not his plan is even feasible. Given his state at the end of the anime, it's possible that he's just completely delusional.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: The fox spirit's eyes are red and he's clearly villainous.
  • Slasher Smile: Whenever he possesses someone, their smiles turn downright twisted.
  • Smug Snake: He attempts to piss off Mikoto enough to open his eyes in order to possess him, but he bites off more than he can chew when he realizes Mikoto won't give up easily without a fight and ends up hightailing it out of there.
  • Talking to Themself: When he possesses Kukuri, the personalities of his previous victims manifest and begin talking to one another.
  • Villainous Breakdown: He sure seems to be suffering from this in Episode 12 after Shiro/Weismann gets the students out of the school and there are no ignorant innocents for him to possess.
  • Walking Spoiler: A major one. Just knowing that he's a separate character from Shiro or that he has body-snatching abilities would instantly spoil the entire murder mystery plot, as well as kill any suspense in the first eight episodes.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He threatens to rape Anna in order to get a reaction out of Mikoto at one point during their conversation in Episode 9, and in Episode 11 he snipes at her from afar while possessing a SCEPTER 4 member.

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