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This is a listing of the Arcobaleno of Katekyō Hitman Reborn!. YMMV items and subjectives go in the YMMV page for the series.

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  • Badass Adorable: All of them are fairly tiny and very adorable. All of them are also quite deadly in their respective fields. Even Verde is capable of building dangerous machines.
  • Badass Crew: Compromised of the most elite members of their respective fields.
  • Blush Sticker: All of them sports these to make them look cuter.
  • Cool Pet: Each one has their own animal.
  • Cursed with Awesome/Blessed with Suck: The curse of the rainbow which turns them into babies to protect the cursed treasures and gives them new powers. It will eventually kill them and if it doesn't, they'll simply live on in a horrific undead state filled with revenge.
    • As of Chapter 406, the curse is removed. But due to the curse being there in the first place, the full Arcobaleno are stuck as babies but without the threat of death. Everyone except for Lal Mirch, who grew up instantly, will have to grow up a second time.
  • Mentor Occupation Hazard: Each on of them has at least mentored on Guardian, and all of them are dead in the future, with the exception of Lal Mirch]
  • Older Than They Look: Thanks to the curse that they inherited thanks to Checkerface.. All of them are adults trapped in an infant body to protect the pacifiers. Most of them didn't accept their fates, save for Luche and Reborn.
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: The Curse of the Arcobaleno Arc has them able to transform into their adult selves as a gift by Checkerface.
  • Living Legend: Every single mafioso knows of the Arcobaleno and will treat them with respect, no matter if they look like infants or not. Even Skull, the weakest of them all, has his assault on Mafia Land taken seriously by the Mafia families. And for good reason, as it is revealed that every single one of them can do devastating attacks once they join a fight.
  • Really 700 Years Old: The Arcobalenos are stated to appear in certain points of time, which makes their ages vague since no one knows when they actually appeared.
  • Soul Jar: The pacifiers work as one, as forcibly removing it from them also strip them of their flames, along with their lives.
  • Super-Deformed: To the point that characters have difficulty imagining how they look in their (more realistic) adult bodies.
  • Vague Age: All of them have no ages given, and thanks to the curse, they grew back as babies and stayed that way for a long time, which makes pinpointing their actual ages even harder to find.



Click here for Adult Fon 
Voiced by: Takashi Kondo

The Storm Arcobaleno from China, Fon is usually seen in the anime in the form of I-Pin's stuffed version of him. He is her master, after all. His appearance also explains her deep crush for Hibari: Fon and Hibari are virtually twins... Well, at least when Fon was an adult. The only difference would be that the holder of the red pacifier actually smiles, and has a long braid. One thing they do have in common that's not looks is that they both have cute pets.

In Haru Haru Interview 28, Volume 31, Fon heavily implies, if not outright confirms, that he and Hibari are related somehow. However, he stops himself from saying anything further as Hibari 'might get angry'. (Although Fon does confirm that the two are not brothers, at the very least).


Click here for Adult Luche 
Voiced by: Atsuko Yuya

She's The Nice Hat Chick of the Arcobaleno, and also The Boss a.k.a holder of the Sky Pacifier. Unlike the rest of her colleagues, with their ridiculous life-spans, Luche is not one for a long life, a trait that she passed on to her progeny. Oh, and she didn't just pass on that. She passed on the ability to see into the future, and the title of Arcobaleno leader, which leads to that short lifespan! Isn't that just great? Her poor children also inherit her memories as well! At any rate, she did seem to have an interesting relationship with bad boy Reborn. Of course, All Girls Want Bad Boys.


Boss of the Giglio Nero Family
Voiced by: Atsuko Yuya

After Luche's death, she's replaced by her daughter Aria, who is pretty similar to her in looks and personality. Of course, this doesn't exempt her from the Sky Arcobaleno curse. We only see her in the first filler arc before being Put on a Bus that crashes in the future. That sucks, but at least she was able to have Yuni. Oh, and she was the Giglio Nero boss before it merged with the Gesso family to become the Millefiore. And she is quite the looker too, as Gamma is shown to have an unrequited crush on her.

  • Action Mom: Shown to be wielding a gun in her flashbacks with Gamma, which means she at least knows how to use it.
  • All Love Is Unrequited: It's unknown if she returns Gamma's affections or not, but it's implied that she has a lover cause she did have Yuni and he doesn't know about her until she died.
  • Blessed with Suck: Like her mother, Can see into the future, at the cost of a shortened lifespan.
  • Doomed by Canon: Only appears in the Arcobaleno trials arc, and any future mentions of her is usually in the past tense. She even gave up her chance of breaking the curse for Yuni to have it instead.
  • Facial Markings: Her small flower tattoo on her cheek.
  • The Gadfly: Teases Tsuna with his three "girlfriends" which he denies.
  • Nice Hat: Which is the same one that Luche and Yuni wears. Must be the uniform for the Giglio Nero boss.
  • Put on a Bus: Appears in the anime-only Arcobaleno Arc and is dead by the time the future arc rolls.




Click here for Adult Verde 
Voiced by: Masahiro Kono

The Lightning Arcobaleno and the last to be seen in the manga. According to the mangaka's drawings and mentions by the other Arcobaleno he's one Hot Scientist with a Perma-Stubble (when he's an adult that is). He's a very Smart Guy who helped create the Box Weapons and invented the invisibility device that the assassins Mukuro sent after Tsuna used. He, of course, made it so toddlers could see through it, cause he wouldn't want his subordinates to use it against him.

  • Anime Hair: Probably designed to play on the typical "messy haired Mad Scientist" stereotype.
  • Big Bad: Of the anime-only Arcobaleno Trials arc. While the other Arcobaleno are just trying to test Tsuna and his Guardians, Verde wants to take the Vongola Rings for himself, and is willing — eager, even — to kill Tsuna, the Guardians and the other Arcobaleno to get what he wants.
  • Butt-Monkey: Ever since he allied with Mukuro, he's been at the end of the short stick by Mukuro and Flans's petty fights.
  • Cursed with Awesome
  • Enfante Terrible: The most terrible out of the group, to the point that Reborn doesn't know what he will do next.
  • For Science!: Everything he does is for the name of science, no matter how immoral or unethical what is is planning. He is even one of the inventors of the box weapons, which sparked a major war in the future.
  • Hot Scientist: His adult self, at least.
  • Manipulative Bastard
  • Jerkass: Just like Mukuro, so much that both of them either mirror each other's saying or say the something at the same time.
    • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Jerkass or not, Verde is blatantly panicked when he discovers that a member of the Vindice attacked the Kokuyo gang and afterwards straight out told Mukuro that he can bail on being his representative if he wants to.
  • Meaningful Name: "Verde" is "Green" in Italian. Just look at him. Green hair, green alligator, green pacifier!
  • Megane
  • Nerds Are Sexy: When is adult form is revealed
  • Non-Action Guy: Points out in the Curse of the Arcobaleno arc that asking him to physically fight the other Arcobaleno would be unfair, given he's an elite scientist rather than a fighter.
  • Odd Couple: Paired up with Lambo during the Inheritance Trials.
  • Perma-Stubble: At least before the curse.
  • Really 700 Years Old
  • Token Evil Teammate: Very much one in the anime. Likely to be one in the manga as well, since Chapter 353 reveals that he allied himself with Mukuro of all people.
  • Wouldhurt A Child: Have no qualms in experimenting with Lambo, even shocking him with at least one million volts of lightning in Lampo's trial arc.
  • You Gotta Have Green Hair: Fran lampshades his foliage-like hair by nicknaming him "Berry-Poo."


Click here for Adult Colonello 
Voiced by: Daisuke Nakamura

The Arcobaleno who has the Rain Pacifier, Colonnello used to be a part of the COMBUSIN Corps back when he was an adult, before he was Cursed with Awesome. He has a fetish for anti-tank weapons and is sometimes flown around by his pet falcon, Falco. He seems to have a very big rivalry with the other Arcobaleno Reborn, always debating on which weapons are better than others, and who's the harshest tutor. He's also quite firey, just like his one notable pupil Ryohei. Though... what's really rare in this series is seen in Colonnello. Fans would actually rather pair him up with a female character, who happens to be the series' Arcobaleno reject.

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: He's supposed to have blue clothes to match his pacifier. This was later changed so that his headband remained blue but his clothes became green like they were in the anime.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Lal Mirch. The last time we see him, he is getting married to Lal Mirch while still in his baby form
  • Beware the Cute Ones: He's cute and wont hesitate to pound someone to a rock as training. Just ask Ryohei for that.
  • BFG: Usually sports one. He later sports a really big one when he participates in the Representative Battle.
  • Bishounen: His adult self. And how.
  • Blush Sticker
  • Cursed with Awesome: Again, a baby who is hardcore and has a Cool Pet.
  • Devil in Plain Sight: He is equal to this with Reborn, but at least he doenst hurt anyone for no reason at all.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty: Subverted; he has the attitude and mannerisms, and is more than happy to give Tsuna a beating, but to his actual students (Ryohei, and Yamamoto in the anime) he's a respectful mentor.
  • Enfante Terrible: Up to par with Reborn in the terrible department, as they both ganged up on Tsuna to see who will be the better tutor.
  • Head Pet: Falco, his pet hawk.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Twice.
  • Hot-Blooded
  • Infant Sleep Cycle Which he shares with Reborn. But it's only the two of them that is shown to be sleeping at weird times.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold
  • Made of Iron: Reborn shoots him in the head in the manga, which he merely shrugs off due to 'having gone through training'.
  • Odd Couple: Paired up with Yamamoto during the Inheritance Trials.
  • Phenotype Stereotype: He has the blond hair, blue eyes, and army apparel of an American anime character, even though he's likely Italian or Japanese.
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: Temporarily turns back to normal in order to participate in the Representative battle.
  • Really 700 Years Old
  • Screw Destiny: He forcefully took Lal's place as the Rain Arcobaleno, but the results weren't as expected.
  • Sniper Rifle: Behold. Also, spoilers.
  • Snot Bubble: When he is sleeping.
  • The Spartan Way: He's even worse in this regard than Reborn.
  • Training from Hell: What he subjects Tsuna in the Daily Life arc. Subverted with Ryohei's case, as he taught the guy on how to rest and charge up his cells instead.
  • Trickster Mentor: Up there with Reborn in training Tsuna, but will train his other students the normal way.
  • Verbal Tic: Ends every sentence with kora, kora (a slightly rude form of "hey")!
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Type 1 with Reborn; they regularly argue, headbutt each other, and deny that they're close, which Tsuna chalks up to them being childhood friends.

     Mammon (Viper) 

Mammon (Viper)
Click here for Adult Mammon 
Voiced by: Rumi Shishido

He embodied the sin of greed when he was with the Big Bad, concerned only with his money, even if he has the appearance of a baby. He's a Master of Illusion and holds the Mist Pacifier. He used to work with the Varia until he got owned by Mukuro and tried to flee for his life. The Arcobaleno is constantly mistaken for a girl by the fans due to his ambiguous baby voice and ever-present hood over his head. Even as an adult, fans can't tell.

  • Aggressive Categorism: Seems to think female illusionists are weak.
  • Ambiguous Gender: It hasn't been made official yet (damn hood!) and he could easily be a she. Since the release of a certain color page, the fandom has been raging.
  • Ambition Is Evil: Loves money.
  • Badass Adorable: Even in adult form.
  • Berserk Button: Fon's personality really rubs him the wrong way. Also, when he thinks someone is looking down on illusions, or when illusions are beaten by physical force.
  • Black Cloak: Which covers his entire body as revealed when he was older.
  • Blinding Bangs: Only it's a hood.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Is in the middle of giving one to Chrome when Mukuro appears and turns the tables back on him.
  • Cursed with Awesome: Although he isn't as happy with it as the other Arcobaleno.
  • The Cynic: Sees money as the only reliable thing in the world (Possibly carries an exception in Xanxus).
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Dirty Coward: After realizing he couldn't beat Mukuro, he ran like hell to escape Xanxus's wrath.
  • Driven to Suicide: In the Future Arc, but returned with the other Arcobaleno through a Reset Button by Yuni.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: If he is a he.
  • Enfante Terrible
  • Facial Markings
  • Goal in Life: To be freed of his curse.
  • The Hedonist: Doesnt really care about helping others, and is only obsessed about money and wealth. Fitting for his name.
  • Hot-Blooded: Shows signs of this in later arcs.
  • I Just Want to Be Free: Wants very badly to break the curse.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Sort of. He enjoys his powers but despises being an infant, and thus created the Mammon Chains out of his desire of returning to adulthood.
  • Identity Impersonator: Even Reborn and Colonnello aren't sure if he's the same Viper they used to know.
  • In the Hood: We never see his face since he never lets it down.
  • In Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves: Invokes the literal version on all present combatants in the Representative Battle.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: Acts like he thinks he is the best, but jumps on the "He's gonna beat me" bandwagon to the extreme during his and Fon's battle, resulting in much blood loss.
  • Insufferable Genius: Thinks Fon is this.
  • Irrational Hatred: Has this towards Fon, for his "preaching" while all of the Arcobaleno were together.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: A very downplayed version of this for Belphegor. Bel seems to be on friendlier terms with Mammon and usually more playful and stable around them. Cue to Timeskip arc, where Mammon is gone, Bel is definitely more hostile, especially to Fran, the mist guardian replacement, often lashes out on him and forces to wear frog hat in memory of his lost friend.
  • Master of Illusion: Too bad Mukuro one ups him in this regard, but he is still one of the best illusionists in the world.
  • Mood-Swinger: Calm and controlled one moment, but will immediately snap to yelling at the top of his lungs and rushing into battle without thinking things through about his opponent.
  • Not Growing Up Sucks: Judging from his newly-revealed height, seems to have been cursed at a young age.
  • Not So Stoic: Shows up in the Representative Battles.
  • Only in It for the Money: With the exception of breaking his curse, this is the only reason he does anything.
  • Only One Name: Viper or Mammon, either applies.
  • Pet the Dog: When he helps Chrome break Daemon Spade's illusion, and when he reassures her that her illusion work is fine during the Inheritance Ceremony.
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: To fight Fon in the Representative Battle.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin
  • Really 700 Years Old
  • The Rival: Seems to see Fon as this.
  • Seven Deadly Sins: Greed, to be precise.
  • Squishy Wizard: Apparently a defining trait of illusionists (sans Mukuro and possibly Chrome).
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: Very cold towards most but plays often with Bel, compliments Levi's work ethic and seems to genuinely believe in and care about Xanxus.
  • Theme Naming: His alias, Mammon, is the name of the demon of Greed.
  • Trash Talk: To Fon in the Representative Battle.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Seems to have this type of relationship going on with Belphegor. The two often insult each other, but they're seen playing together in many omakes.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Technically indigo.


Click here for Adult Skull 
Voiced by: Tetsuya Yanagihara

Skull is the Cloud Arcobaleno, and is the youngest who is constantly calling the other kids his senpai. He's also a case of Curtains Match the Window, y'know, with his purple hair and lilac eyes. That'd be if he'd ever take off that biker helmet in his baby form. His actions from when he does appear in the series have earned him the title of woobie, after being humiliated by Reborn and Colonnello. His appearance and expressions in his adult form (ex: decorative bandages, snake bites, chains, guyliner, leather clothes) has had people fangasming.


     Lal Mirch 

Lal Mirch
Click here for Adult Lal 
Voiced by: Masami Suzuki

Not only is Lal Mirch a rare Action Girl in this Cast Full of Pretty Boys she's also a member of CEDEF, an ex-trainer of the COMBUSIN, and a failed Rain Arcobaleno (with scars to show for it). Having a Incurable Cough of Death hasn't stopped her from dishing out large doses of violence as the trainer of Tsuna in the future, though evidence seems to suggest that she is in fact a Tsundere. Had a relationship with former student Colonnello who has inherited her training maxim and took her place as the Rain Arcobaleno.


Bermuda von Veckenschtein
Click here for Adult Bermuda 
Voiced by: N/A

A mysterious Arcobaleno who is also a member of the Vindice. He possesses a clear pacifier with the Flame of Night and was apparently the strongest Arcobaleno in the past. Like the Vindice, he also survived losing his Arcobaleno curse and was turned into a zombie-like state.

  • Badass in a Nice Suit: At first. But his Adult form subverts this.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: Of a sort, Tsuna was able to find a third option regarding the dilemma of the Arcobaleno system. Seeing as the seven flames needed to be lit forever, they took the device from Tsuna and Checkerface and promised to guard it forever so no more victims will be needed. Bermuda considers this a win against Checkerface, seeing that he took the cursed system away from him.
  • Bandaged Face: In order to hide that his face and body is rotting.
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: Opposite Checker Face for the Curse of the Rainbow arc.
  • Body Horror: See Humanoid Abomination for details.
  • Casting a Shadow: What the flame of the night looks like. He is able to power up his comrades thanks to they flame.
  • Dark Is Evil: Of course, as the wielder of the eighth flame.
  • Hellish Pupils
  • Hopeless Boss Fight: To the other candidates of the representative battle. He is so powerful that only Tsuna can defeat him, and even Reborn warned him not to fight many times..
  • Humanoid Abomination: His original form is doll-like with oversized arms and big eyes.
  • Load-Bearing Boss: The rest of the Vindice need Bermuda's Flame of Night in order to fight.
  • Nice Hat
  • One-Winged Angel: His Adult Form, if you can still consider him human and not a monstrosity with oversized arms and eyes.
  • Really 700 Years Old
  • Revenge: Against Checker Face. He was able to at least get some form of revenge by taking the Arcobaleno system away from Checkerface, which he considers a win. Checkerface doesn't seem to mind at least, happy that he was able to bring closure to the Vindice.
  • Sadistic Choice: Gives one to Reborn. Either they continue the Representative Battle and die when Checker Face takes away their pacifiers, which will either kill them or leave them in an immortal undead-like state with revenge as their only salvation, or they work together to defeat Checker Face and destroy the Arcobaleno system which will also kill them. Unfortunately it seems both Bermuda and Reborn believe there is no third option.
  • Sympathy for the Devil: Of all the horrible things that he's done in the representative war, Tsuna feels sorry for his state as he thinks that he is only a victim of Checkerface's machinations.
  • Villain Respect: Gives this to Reborn, and later Tsuna, as he even invites him to his plan of getting revenge against Checkerface. And he became quite amicable with Tsuna after he figured out a way to save the current generation of the Arcobalenos and indirectly helping his revenge against Checkerface.
  • Walking Spoiler: Everything related to his is connected to the curse of the Arcobaleno. Just knowing his existence is a spoiler itself.

The Vindice

The Wardens of the Vendicare Prison. They guard the worst prisoners of the Mafia world and capture anyone who breaks their laws. They are revealed to have been former Arcobaleno who survived the removal of their pacifiers.

  • Badass in a Nice Suit: Not in the same way as Reborn, but they dress formally and they're quite quite dangerous.
  • Bandaged Face: They always have their faces bandaged. As for what they look like underneath them, well...
  • Body Horror: What they really look like under those clothes.
  • Came Back Wrong: Of a sort, they are former Arcobalenos that Bermuda gave his flame of night to be able to move.
  • The Dreaded: Everyone in the Mafia world knows that being chased by the Vindice means that someone must have committed a terrible act and fighting against them is futile. To prove this, they were able to capture Ghost, who is Byakuran's counterpart made of Dying Will Flames alone after he killed many mafioso. Reborn even wanted Tsuna to drop out of the representative war when he learned what the Vindice really are.
  • Handicapped Badass: All of the Vindice are essentially walking corpses; they cannot fight or even move unless Bermuda provides them power from his Flame of Night.
  • Man Behind the Man: The weakest Vindice is the one behind Ginger Bread.
  • Nice Hat
  • Really 700 Years Old
  • Revenge: Against Checker Face.
  • Wardens Are Evil: They are the Wardens of the Vendicare Prison, which is one of the worst prisons and they don't give out mercy to those they capture. They drag their prisoners in chains and the most vile of the prisoners, they keep in People Jars. Wanting revenge against Checkerface, they indiscriminately attack every representative of the war.


The boss and strongest of the Vindice. He greatly overpowers Tsuna and is able to go toe to toe with Dino, Mukuro, Squalo, Xanxus, and Byakuran all at the same time.

  • Bloodier and Gorier: Easily the most violent villain in the series thus far; he has critically injured and/or maimed most of the main cast.
  • Body Horror
  • Chained by Fashion
  • Clean Cut: Tears through flesh and bone with ease.
  • Combat Pragmatist: When challenged to a duel by Byakuran, he warps past him and cuts off Xanxus's arm then impales Squalo while they are caught off guard.
  • Conservation of Ninjutsu: Played straight until Tsuna arrives then subverted. Tsuna and the remaining capable fighters gang up on Jager and manage to hold him still long enough to land a decisive blow.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: To everyone in the third day of the war. He defeated the likes of Xanxus, Hibari, Byakura, Squalo and Dino in a matter of seconds. Tsuna even had a hard time against him, that is until he disregarded his safety to defeat him.
  • The Dragon: To Bermuda.
  • Grievous Harm with a Body: Can unattach and reattach his arms.
  • Handicapped Badass: Depends on Bermuda to move and use his powers.
  • Hero Killer: Subverted. They managed to survive.
  • In the Back: His signature attack.
  • Made of Iron: So much so that it took Tsuna his all just to defeat him.
  • One-Man Army: Defeating Xanxus, Hibari, Byakura, Squalo and Dino in a span of few seconds counts as this.
  • People Puppets: He cannot move without Bermuda's Flame of Night.
  • The Sociopath: Fights to kill rather than break a watch because it ensures the target won't interfere.
  • Teleport Spam
  • Worf Effect: Critically injures over half the main cast.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Poor Fran...

Checker Face

The mysterious man who gathers the Seven Strongest in the world in order to protect the cursed pacifiers by turning them into the Arcobaleno. He appears before the current Arcobaleno to offer them a chance to become human once again in a Representative War. But it's actually a lie. His real identity is Uncle Kawahira and he plans on gathering a new group of the Seven Strongest to take on the curse and protect the pacifiers.

  • Big-Bad Ensemble: Opposite Bermuda von Veckenschtein for the Curse of the Rainbow arc.
  • Bishōnen: A Big Bad not being pretty? In Katekyo Hitman Reborn? Of course it's impossible.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: He is a certain ramen lover named Uncle Kawahira.
  • Devil in Plain Sight: Who knew that Uncle Kawahira would appear again after the Future arc?
  • Half Truth: His promise to free the Arcobaleno of their curse. He never said they would survive the process.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He has manipulated countless people throughout the ages into taking the Arcobaleno curse either by giving the world's strongest jobs that they fulfill with good rewards or representative battles with the promise of them being freed of the curse.
  • Nice Hat
  • Really 700 Years Old
  • Red Baron: "The Man with the Iron Hat".

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