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Kaz and Associates

     Kaz Kaan 

Kaz Kaan

Voiced by: Jaden Smith (English), Junji Majima (Japanese), Jose Antonio Toledano (Latin American Spanish), Gregory Praet (French)
I'm not obsessed with clothes. I'm just an elegant man of taste.

The protagonist, a "magistocrat" more concerned about his status as an eligible bachelor than his exorcism duties. The latest in a long and proud line of demon slayers, Kaz has strong magical abilities that allow him to detect demonic possession, expel demonic presences, and battle even the most formidable of demons on an even footing. For hundreds of years it's been his family's duty to protect Neo Yokio from demonic threats. Despite this, Kaz tends to treat his magical duties as a chore he'd rather put off — it's a good thing he's got his Aunt Agatha to keep him in line, and his butler Charles to keep him even-keeled . Kaz also has a taste for expensive clothes and a tendency towards fits of dramatic melancholy, but ultimately his heart's in the right place.

  • Action Fashionista: Kaz has a great love of clothes and prides himself on his personal fashion. If he's stuck fighting demons, he's going to make sure he looks good doing it.
  • Alliterative Name: Kaz Kaan.
  • Ambiguously Brown: His race is never specified, and his parents have yet to appear in the series, or even be mentioned. Viewers might infer that he's bi- or multiracial, given that his Aunt Agatha, Uncle Albert, and cousin Jeffrey are all light-skinned. That being said, his Aunt Agatha's twin sister Angelique has a darker complexion than Kaz does.
  • Angst: Much is made of Kaz's melodramatic reactions to the hardships of being a wealthy bachelor with magical powers - it's mostly played for laughs.
  • Berserk Button: Does not take kindly to being called "neo riche".
  • Character Development: Midway through the first season, he makes a real attempt to be more responsible only for the plot to punish him for it.
  • The Dandy: Kaz is highly knowledgeable about not only current trends, but also the business, history, and politics of fashion.
    Kaz: While I’m gone, write 1,000 words on the graceful geometry of cable-knit sweaters.
  • The Eeyore: Kaz is prone to mood swings and philosophizing about how bleak the world can be - it's mostly his flair for dramatics.
    Kaz: Who cares what time it is when the future is an interminable abyss of wackness.
  • Heroic Lineage: Much to his dismay, Kaz comes from a long line of supernaturally gifted demon exterminators.
  • Idle Rich: Kaz would prefer to spend his time playing field hockey, shopping for suits, and improving his standing on the bachelor board - but his Aunt Agatha keeps him busy with various tasks that only a magic user can do. (There are even hints that he is such an idle and shallow man, he feels an amount of distaste in needing to work for his money.)
    Aunt Agatha: Kaz, you're not a gentleman of leisure like those other uptown buffoons. You can't just drink Americanos and watch tennis all day. You have work to do.
    Kaz: Aunt Agatha, I'm well aware of that.
  • Meaningless Meaningful Words: Kaz likes to sound deep and thoughtful... not that there's much weight behind his words.
    Kaz: Sorry guys, but I can barely navigate the hellish vortex between breakfast and dinner, let alone the labyrinth of the field hockey field.
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie: A Rare Male Example.
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: Kaz is a jerk to many of his friends and generally to anyone who needs anything from him. He dislikes having to work despite his family depending on him and only begrudgingly accepts requests when forced by his aunt, complaining during the whole time and when he faces drama, he acts with so many levels of Wangst that it's hard to care or even not laugh at him.
  • Witch Species: Odd hair colors and magical powers seem to run in the Kaan family bloodline, and presumably in the blood of all modern magistocrats. The historical backstory in the first episode reveals that the ancestors of the magistocrats were shamans and mystics from "the old country," but it's unclear if those those shamans and mystics inherited their powers or gained them through other means.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: He has pink hair.




Voiced by: Jude Law (English), Yasuhiro Mamiya (Japanese), René García (Latin American Spanish), Antoni Lo Presti (French)
Take a deep breath sir. Just as this calm pool of water sits at the center of a chaotic metropolis, you too have an inner reserve of peace and tranquility.

Kaz's robotic butler, friend, confidant, and closest thing to a jet pack Neo Yokio has to offer. Charles often acts as the calm, British voice of reason for Kaz, encouraging him to think his decisions through before taking any action. Kaz purchased Charles second-hand, and he seems to have very little idea as to how mechabutlers work.

  • Costume Evolution: Charles upgrades to a newer, more colorful mechabutler model after Helena absconds with his original chassis at the end of Season 1. This new look is evident in the final minutes of episode 6 and in the Christmas special "Pink Christmas."
  • Instant Awesome: Just Add Mecha!: He's not just a butler - he's a mechabutler with flight capability and internet access.
  • The Jeeves: Charles is in charge of Kaz's schedule as well as tasks like packing for trips, mending Kaz's clothes, taking calls, and transporting Kaz around the city with his rocket boots. He also reads to Kaz in the bath and accompanies him on missions.
  • Mini-Mecha: Charles measures about seven or eight feet tall, but he looks and functions similar to a full-sized mecha, complete with rocket boots.
  • Robot Buddy: Charles accompanies Kaz on many of his missions. Subverted in that Charles isn't actually a robot, but a mecha piloted by a small British woman.
  • Robot Maid: The male equivalent of this.
  • Shout-Out: Pilot Sadie states she works by synchronizing her brainwaves with Charles' programming, similar to how EVAs and their pilots work.
  • Walking Spoiler: Sadie's existence.
  • Yes-Man: His role is simply to agree and praise Kaz's every action, hardly ever reprimanding him, no matter how right it would be to do so. That's not to say he doesn't try to steer Kaz in the right direction...

     Agatha Kaan 

Aunt Agatha Kaan

Voiced by: Susan Sarandon (English), Sophie Landresse (French), Saori Terai (Japanese)
You need to work to support your wretched lifestyle!

Kaz's aunt - a strict, no-nonsense woman who runs the family business. Agatha tends to put business before personal commitments, often scheduling jobs for Kaz despite his protests (or prior commitments). She and Kaz have a close if somewhat contentious relationship, with Agatha acting as Kaz's manager, motivator, and something of a mother figure. It's assumed that as a magistocrat she has powers similar to Kaz and Jeffrey, but as of yet she has not displayed them.

  • Alliterative Name: Not her actual name, but she's almost always referred to as Aunt Agatha.
  • Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: To Kaz, who is such an Idle Rich, she has to ensure he understands what needs to be done for the family to keep their money and status. The money and status he so adores, but loathes having to work for it.
  • Conspicuous Trenchcoat: Wears a full-length khaki trench coat belted at the waist, along with dark sunglasses and a scarf no matter the weather or occasion.
  • Cool Shades: Owns a pair and is never seen without 'em.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Lavender hair, purple eyes.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • She doesn't care for the status of being a magistocrat, only for the money. She has many times pointed out that because the Kaans are the very definition of Nouveau Riche, the rest of high society doesn't really accept them.
      Agatha: Did you really think it would work out with an East Side girl?
      Kaz: Well, why wouldn't it?
      Agatha: Because however many times we save the city, however elegant we become, in their eyes, we will always be neo riche, just a bunch of Rat Catchers.
      Kaz: Don't say that, Aunt Agatha.
      Agatha: Oh, grow up. You're old enough to see the world as it really is.
    • She greatly values her family, even if her way of expressing it can be gruff and indirect. She cares for Kaz enough to help him out every now and again, and her attempts to teach him responsibility through work are just her way of trying to prepare him for the harsh realities of life as a magistocrat. When push comes to shove, she's willing to go toe to toe with the Remembrancer (up to and including chasing the man all the way to Jersey in a helicopter) to keep Kaz out of serious trouble. She also expressed distress at the fact that her nephew, Jeffrey, wasn't willing to make an appearance at his own father's funeral. It's likely that she viewed this as a betrayal of the family, seeing as she openly called Jeffrey an ingrate at the funeral and was totally unfazed by the prospect that he would be out on the streets if she sold the house in the Hamptons.
  • My Beloved Smother: Fills this role for Kaz.
  • Only in It for the Money: She only cares about being paid and is shown to be largely distant to many other issues, even social events, as she acknowledges her status as Nouveau Riche will forever stop other aristocrats from seeing her as one of them. Played for Laughs in some instances, like when she tells Kaz she's rented out his apartment to a family of German tourists during Grand Prix weekend and fails to see why he's so upset.
  • Pet the Dog: In "O, The Helenists", she acknowledges how hard Kaz worked on his latest assignments and sympathizes with his pain over losing a spot on the bachelor list.
  • Skewed Priorities: She only does jobs to earn money, and gives Kaz demon-slaying tasks, and doesn't care about what he wants or thinks, as long as she gets paid. One example, In "Pink Christmas", when Kaz learned from Aunt Angelique's letter that the Kan family are part-demon, she dismisses him, due to her distrust on her sister, instead urges to go to Archangelo's Christmas show, as his rapper. All it matters to her is Kaz getting the job done. Period.
  • Sunglasses at Night: Agatha always seems to have a pair of sunglasses on hand. She wears them to restaurants, to jobs, to the salon, and every other time she appears on screen.
  • Witch Species: The same as Kaz.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Agatha's hair is a pastel shade of mauve.

     Lexy & Gottlieb 

Lexy and Gottlieb

Voiced by: The Kid Mero (Lexy), Desus Nice (Gottlieb)
Can you feel the synergy?note 

The inseparable duo of Lexy and Gottlieb are Kaz's long time friends, field hockey teammates, and occasional partners in crime. The two seem to have known Kaz since their days at Easton Prep School and often accompany him to social events, casual brunches, and shenanigans. During the course of the series they patent a trendy new martini inspired by the caprese salad and open a two-seat bar in Neo Yokio's crowded drinking district.

  • Attractive Bent-Gender: Stuck in a female body and going by the alias "Legend," Lexy is so hot that both Arcangelo and Matoko Goldberg ("the hottest lesbian on Long Island," according to Lexy) want to get with "her."
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: The two are never seen apart from each other, attend the same functions (wearing matching outfits), play the same sports, and they go into business together when they open a bar selling a drink they co-patented. There's not much evidence for a romantic relationship between the two, but they clearly care about each other.
  • Hypocrite: Downplayed. Lexy makes a huge speech on consent, sexism, gender, sexuality, and how gender works on a spectrum and not a binary, but that's right after he used his newly acquired female body to make out with a lesbian, despite never stopping to identify himself as a man.
  • Named After Somebody Famous: The two of them are named for German philosopher Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten.
  • Shout-Out: Due to some magical aquatic shenanigans, Lexy and Gottlieb find themselves transformed into an attractive woman and a panda, respectively. That's pretty much how the plot of Ranma ½ worked.
  • Those Two Guys: Always shown together.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Lexy calls Kaz out for his inability to treat people (especially women) right. He tells Kaz the reason why none of his relationships work out, and the reason that so many women who actually get to spend time with him end up disliking him, is his incapacity to not try to command them. He then expands it to the fact that Kaz is so self-involved that he genuinely doesn't know how to treat even his own friends right when push comes to shove.

     Helena St. Tessero 

Helena St. Tessero

Voiced by: Tavi Gevinson (English), Helena Coppejans (French)
I'm done searching for meaning in the aesthetic cycles of commodities.

A socialite living in the expensive underwater neighborhood below 14th Street, Helena St. Tessero is Neo Yokio's premiere fashion blogger... or she was, until a demonic possession, near drowning, and a nasty fall down a flight of stairs at the start of the series. The incident left her so shaken that she completely abandoned her blog, her fans, and her passion for fashion, turning her critical eye instead to Neo Yokio's culture of materialistic excess and extreme class stratification. She and Kaz clash numerous times during the first season, with Helena decrying Kaz as a "lapdog of the bourgeois" and Kaz arraigning her as a hypocritical rich girl, but they still maintain a friendly relationship.

  • Bandage Babe: Starting in episode 2 when Kaz meets her in the hospital, she only wears a hospital gown and bandages around her head.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: She goes barefoot from Episode Two onwards.
  • Hikikomori: Self-described and Played for Laughs. She closes herself off in her room post possession.
  • Jade-Colored Glasses: Helena's view of Neo Yokio, following her demonic possession.
  • Love-Interest Traitor: Despite being in love with Kaz, she tricks him into helping her, and backstab him by switching places with Sadie and running away with Charles at the end of the show.
  • Rei Ayanami Expy: Helena, a monotone and aloof woman with purplish-blue hair and purple eyes. After [being possessed by a demon and falling down a flight of stairs, Helena dons a hospital gown and head bandage for the rest of the series. Giving up her former life as a fashionista, she becomes reclusive and rarely shows any emotion besides her annoyance towards Kaz. She even steals and pilots Charles the mech-butler to escape Neo Yokio at the end of episode 6.
  • Western Terrorists: After Helena blows up the Bachelor Board because it's a symbol of Neo Yokio's excess, she's wanted by the police and the Remembrancer.
  • You Are the New Trend: After her brush with demonic possession and ensuing rejection of Neo Yokio's capitalistic fixation on fashion, Helena refuses to change out of her hospital gown and bandages. The Helenists (her fan club) also begin dressing in hospital gowns and bandages, and by the time the Christmas special rolls around Bergdorf Goodman is selling couture hospital gowns and diamond-encrusted bandages to the trendy youths of Neo Yokio.

     Arcangelo Corelli 

Arcangelo Corelli

Voiced by: Jason Schwartzman (English), Gauthier de Fauconwal (French)
I love being in public with my hair wet. I feel like a Gucci model.

Kaz's rival in Field Hockey and for the top spot on the Bachelor Board, Arcangelo is classic old money Neo Yokio. Conceited and self-centered, Arcangelo wears his privilege on his sleeve like an vintage Rolex, and makes no secret of his rivalry with Kaz. He's got a gaggle of followers called the "East Side Gentlemen" who follow him around in order to laugh at his jokes, but doesn't seem to have many close friends.

  • Alpha Bitch: A male example - Arcangelo is proud of his looks and high status, takes any chance he can to undermine Kaz's success in regards to the Bachelor Board (short of downright sabotage), and isn't above pulling punches when Kaz is down.
  • Bishōnen: Arcangelo prides himself on his good looks and taste in fashion.
  • Bullying a Dragon: He regularly antagonises Kaz, who unlike him, has devastating magical powers.
  • The Dandy: Just like Kaz, he cares a lot about culture and fashion.
  • Girl Posse: Gender Flipped. As he's a male Alpha Bitch, he's also got a group of young men who follow him around and back him up on his stances — the East-Side Gentlemen.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door
  • Idle Rich: While Kaz has to take on the various jobs his Aunt assigns in order to contribute to the Kaan family coffers, Arcangelo doesn't seem to burdened with such trifles. His family has a history in politics (his great-great-great grandfather was Theodore Corelli, the Lord Mayor of Neo Yokio), but it is unknown if anyone in his family is currently employed — or if they're such Old Money that they don't need a job besides spending the family's money.
  • Name's the Same: To a Baroque-era Italian violinist and composer.
  • Old Money: The Corelli family is wealthy, and has been for quite some time. Arcangelo derisively refers to the Kaans and Kaz's posse of West-Side Gentlemen as Neo-riche.
  • Privileged Rival: Older money than the Kaan family, and looks down on them for being "ratcatchers." It appears Arcangelo's casual anti-magistocrat racism is all part of an act to keep up his rank on the Bachelor Board - as soon as the Board is destroyed, Arcangelo is sincerely friendly towards Kaz.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: Arcangelo and Kaz's rivalry for the top spot on the Bachelor Board is legendary, but when the Bachelor Board is blown up, Arcangelo drops all pretense of his feud with Kaz and makes a sincere attempt at being friends.


Neo Yokio Residents

     Sales Clerk 

Sales Clerk

Voiced by: Richard Ayoade (English)
Welcome home, shoppers!

An employee at the Bergdorf Goodman department store and an ardent fan of Kaz.

  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": He is even credited as Sales Clerk. His real name is revealed in Pink Christmas, Herbert Sims.
  • Schrödinger's Canon: Much of the character's backstory and life is revealed in the in-universe Christmas fable told by Charles to Kaz in Pink Christmas. How much of this aligns to reality is, for now, uncertain.
  • Undying Loyalty: To both the store and the patrons that make up Neo Yokio's rich elite. He takes their every request and need to heart.

     The Helenists 

The Helenists

Voiced by: Kiernan Shipka, Willow Smith, and Amandla Stenberg

Helena's biggest fans, the Helenists are three students of Easton Prep School (Kaz's alma mater) who live and breathe the doctrine of Helena St. Tessero's fashion blog. But how far would they be willing to go to imitate their idol?

  • Coordinated Clothes: Although the initially appear in identical school uniforms, the trio clearly make an effort to dress alike in their free time (as evinced by their identical outfits at the Black and White Ball, and their simultaneous adoption of Helena's "hospital gown and bandage" look).
  • Cult of Personality: The Helenists describe Helena as "our queen" and her fashion blog as "our bible." They eventually transform into an actual cult when they attempt to sacrifice Kaz in a ceremony to summon demons so they could be possessed by demons... just like Helena was.
  • Irritation Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery: The Helenists are quick to adopt Helena's hospital gown and bandage attire after the Black and White Ball, despite not understanding the reasons behind Helena's chosen apparel (and it's possible that their adoption of Helena's look is what prompts the explosive popularity of the style). And when Helena "goes Hikikomori", the three declare that they're following in her footsteps:
    Helenist 1: You said Helena's hikikomori. Now we are, too.
    Helenist 2: We're not leaving this room, and you're not coming in!
    Helenist 3: We will die in this classroom!
  • No Name Given: The three are never given individual names. They're only referred to collectively as "The Helenists." (One of them may be named "Kiki," but it's unclear which.)
  • What Happened to the Mouse?? After the events of episode 3, the Helenists disappear from Easton Prep School — they don't face consequences for trying to sacrifice a magistocrat or attempting to get themselves demonically possessed, and they're never heard from or mentioned again.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Of the three members of the fan club, two have unnatural (by real world standards) hair colors.

    Sailor Pelegrino 

Sailor Pelegrino

Voiced by: Katy Mixon

An internationally renowned pop star and newly appointed cultural ambassador for Neo Yokio, Sailor is a sweet girl with a thick "North Cackalacka" accent and a (possibly romantic) interest in the suddenly single Kaz Kaan.

  • Crystal Skull: She's possessed by a demon, or is a demon in disguise (it's not exactly clear which one) that sheds the Sailor Pelegrino body to inhabit a diamond encrusted platinum skull kept in the Met.
  • Flaming Skulls: Once the demon inside Sailor Pelegrino possesses the diamond-encrusted platinum skull, the skull becomes wreathed in demonic red energy. Not technically flames, but close enough.
  • International Pop Song English: Sailor Pellegrino will drop her usual Appalachian drawl when singing.
  • Sleight of Tongue: When Sailor kisses Kaz at the Met, he spits out a big, flawless diamond right afterwards.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has dark blue hair.

    Professor Muhly 

Professor Muhly

Voiced by: Nico Muhly

A professor working at Easton Prep School and one of Kaz's former teachers. When occult activity begins to tarnish the vaunted institution's sterling reputation, Professor Muhly falls under suspicion of being the instigator. It's up to Kaz to investigate whether or not his old teacher is the demon sympathizer.

  • Camp Gay: Professor Muhly speaks with a lisping, camp-y accent and says things like "I've found an outfit you're already in love with!" He also has a closet (full of all-black ensembles) bigger than his living room. And a boyfriend.
  • The Danza: Voiced by Nico Muhly.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Because he dresses in all black and keeps "occult" paraphernalia in his apartment, Professor Muhly is initially suspected of being the demon sympathizer causing trouble at Easton. Turns out he's just a well adjusted goth man, dating a guy that D Js Gregorian house.


     The Remembrancer 

The Remembrancer

Voiced by: Steve Buscemi

Working directly for the founding families of Neo Yokio, the Remembrancer operates to "protect the interests" of the elite. He wears the robes and wig of a judge, and takes to following Kaz once he grows suspicious of the young Magistocrat's involvement with a certain Helena St. Tessero...

  • Aluminum Christmas Trees: While it might seem like the position of "Remembrancer" was fabricated for the show, the British Parliament has a "Remembrancer" whose "sole purpose is to scrutinize and influence legislation relating to the City of London."
  • Creepy Blue Eyes: Has a pair of piercing blue eyes.
  • Evil Eyebrows: His eyebrows are thin and pointed, making him seem constantly suspicious or devious.
  • Good Is Not Nice: The Remembrancer. The one-man investigatory team and Neo Yokio's secret police. He may be trying to stop a terrorist, but he his methods are aggressive, he's willing to ignore concepts like "warrants" and "diplomatic immunity" if no one calls him out on it, and he's a downright a creepy bastard. He is also voiced by Steve Buscemi.
  • Good Smoking, Evil Smoking: He asks if he can smoke in Kaz's apartment and when Charles tells him no the Remembrancer pulls out an electronic cigarette, smirking while he replies "good thing I brought my vape." He proceeds to smoke a noxious cloud of vapor in an attempt to drive Helena out of her hiding place. Smoking an e-cigarette makes it clear he's technically savvy (despite the outdated robe and wigs), while having the Remembrancer insist on smoking despite his host's objection makes it clear that he doesn't care to cooperate with Kaz and Charles.
  • Judicial Wig: The Remembrancer wears the traditional white wig and black robes of a judge.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Just when he thinks he's caught Kaz red-handed helping Helena to escape from Neo Yokio by smuggling her out in the Soviet Union's Grand Prix race car, the Remembrancer finds Sadie hidden in the car instead. He absolutely loses it, screaming and stamping his feet as he demands to know where Helena is.
    The Remembrancer: Where is she? Where is she, damn it?! Damn it, where is she? Where did you hide her? Where is she? Where is she? Where is she?!

The Extended Kaan Family

     Angelique Kaan 

Aunt Angelique Kaan

Voiced by: Angélique Kidjo (English)
I am a writer, mon cheri.

Agatha's twin and Kaz's other aunt. Unlike her sister Agatha, Angelique is laid-back and pleasant. She despises Neo Yokio and spends most of her time in Paris.

Thusfar Angelique has only appeared in the Christmas Episode "Pink Christmas" as a character in the story Charles tells to a feverish Kaz, so all information about her is to be taken with a grain of salt.

  • Bourgeois Bohemian: Despite the Kaans' wealth, Aunt Angelique is a liberal, anti-establishment writer.
  • Cool Aunt: Unlike Agatha, Angelique allows Kaz to go to parties and expresses approval when he admits that he inadvertently tried drugs.
  • The Danza: She is voiced by Angélique Kidjo.
  • Polar Opposite Twins: Angelique and Agatha violently reject each others' worldviews — without Kaz to mediate for them, they come to blows over Christmas dinner.
  • Theme Twin Naming: Both her and her twin sister Agatha's names start with the letter A.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her hair is purple, though it's a darker shade of purple than Agatha's hair.

     Albert Kaan 

Uncle Albert Kaan

Voiced by: Frank Vincent

Kaz's uncle and the father of Jeffrey, Albert Kaan was in charge of maintaining the Kaan family's home in the Hamptons.

  • Animorphism: Transformed into a raccoon.
  • Involuntary Transformation: His son transformed him into a raccoon by using water magic to curse the family infinity pool.
  • Never Found the Body: Uncle Albert died in a boating accident on the Atlantic, but since his body wasn't found the Kaans buried an empty casket. Aunt Agatha remarks that "he’s probably being dragged around the Atlantic in a tuna net."
  • Posthumous Character: The first mention of Uncle Albert is when Kaz and Aunt Agatha attend his funeral in episode 4. Subverted in that Albert was not in fact dead, but transformed into a raccoon by his scheming son.

     Jeffrey Kaan 

Cousin Jeffrey Kaan

Voiced by: Ike Barinholtz

Kaz's unrefined cousin from the Hamptons and the son of Uncle Albert. Jeffrey's Magistocratic powers take the form of water magic, allowing Jeffrey to control and enchant water... which he uses to clean pools.

  • Baleful Polymorph: Jeffrey's magical powers allow him to enchant water so that whoever swims in it is transformed... but it seems like he doesn't have control over what those afflicted by the magic are transformed into.
  • Elemental Powers: Jeffrey has a unique brand of Magistocratic magic that allows him to control and change the properties of water — he uses these powers in his job as a pool cleaner, but he can also enchant bodies of water to transform whoever swims in them into butterflies, raccoons, pandas, or the opposite gender.
  • Greed: Jeffrey resented his father for not keeping up the Kaan family house. He wanted to inherit the property and renovate it in order to bolster his reputation, but to do that his father needed to disappear. While not willing to off his father to get the house, Jeffrey was willing to let his father spend the rest of his days trapped as a raccoon in order to get what he wanted.
    Jeffrey: I needed people to think he was dead so I could inherit the house. He was letting it get all shitty. I wanna make it sick like it used to be, have cookouts with honeys.
  • Lower-Class Lout: Despite living in the Hamptons, Jeffrey's conduct and manner of speech are... decidedly less cultured than his surroundings. He dresses in ripped clothes, rides an ATV around the property in haphazard fashion, and has a rather low-brow vocabulary.
  • Mundane Utility: Jeffrey has powers that allow him to control and place powerful enchantments on water... and he uses those powers to clean pools.
  • Upper-Class Twit: Despite dressing and acting like trailer trash, Jeffrey was raised in the luxury of the Hamptons. He didn't even know that his house was owned by the Kaan family trust, and assumed that he'd inherit it if he faked Albert's death.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has purple hair.

Other Characters

     Mila Malevich 

Mila Malevich

Voiced by: Annet Mahendru
This room truly deluxe. Plasma television, recreation of famous Barcelona Chair! Such beautiful minibar. So, this is king-sized bed. Fantastic, fantastic, fantastic, fantastic!

A professional race car driver from the Soviet Union, Mila's one of the few entrants brave enough to take on the notoriously difficult Neo Yokio Grand Prix. And it's not just the dangers of the course that she's willing to brave: the contestants are just as nasty. According to the French-Canadian driver Dave 1, she's "stolen" quite a few races from him, and he's gunning for her in the next Prix.

  • Alliterative Name: Mila Malevich
  • Defector from Commie Land: It would appear that Mila defected to live the high life of a capitalist in Neo Yokio, rather for political reasons, so this trope only partially applies.
  • Gratuitous Russian: Will often use Russian platitudes and expressions interchangeably with English when speaking.
  • Vodka Drunkenski: Mila had zero qualms about going on a pub crawl the night before an important race. This turned out to be a ploy to get Kaz wasted so she could give him the slip and defect to Neo Yokio.
  • Wearing a Flag on Your Head: The front of her racing suit is decorated with the hammer, sickle, & star from the flag of the Soviet Union.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: We never find out where she went or what happened to her after she ran away from Kaz.



Voiced by: Jude Law (English)

Charles' pilot, Sadie could not be more different from the mecha she pilots: she's a foul-mouthed geriatric shortstack with a painfully thick British twang who isn't afraid to give Kaz a piece of her mind.

  • Miniature Senior Citizens: It's hard to tell exactly how tall Sadie is, but she's small enough to fit in Charles' torso and she doesn't come up past Kaz's shoulders.
  • Token Mini-Moe: Despite the fact she is actually an old woman voiced by Jude Law (with a heavy cockney accent), she has the stereotypical stature, mannerisms, and sexualization of the modern loli.
  • Walking Spoiler: Sadie's existence as Charles' pilot is only revealed in Episode 4 and though her job is mostly played for laughs, knowing how she does what she does changes the dynamic of Kaz and Charles' relationship.


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