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Characters / Phantom of Inferno

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Zwei/Reiji Azuma

Voiced by: Kousuke Okano (Japanese, visual novel), Takahiro Sakurai (Japanese, OVA), Miyu Irino (Japanese, TV anime), Keith Silverstein (English, OVA), Newton Pittman (English, TV anime)
  • Anti-Hero: Though he is fully aware of the consequences and misdeeds of his actions.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: During his time as an assassin he's commonly dressed in finely-tailored dark suits.
  • Bad "Bad Acting": A rare funny moment comes in episode 4 when, after Ein and Zwei spend a day posing as vacationing sweethearts while scouting out their next target, she has this to say about his atempts to act casual:
    Ein: "Hey Zwei?" (long pause) "Your acting... stinks."
  • My God, What Have I Done?:
    • After he accidentally shoots Ein while trying to kill Scythe Master. Made even worse by the fact that the entire time he was trying to SAVE HER LIFE. And lets not forget those flashbacks we get to when they're trying to escape and he promises that, one day, he'll make her laugh again.
    • Zwei gets this AGAIN after realizing, that it's his fault Cal got into being an assassin.


Voiced by: Omi Minami (Japanese, visual novel & OVA), Ayahi Takagaki (Japanese, TV anime), Mela Lee (English, OVA), Lindsay Seidel (English, TV anime)
  • Brainwashed: Scythe does this to her to keep her loyal. After Claudia's coup d'etat, the process is ceased and reversed on the agents they still have. Scythe himself later decides that not brainwashing his subordinates may actually make them stronger.
  • Innocent Fanservice Girl: Ein doesn't care about walking around naked in front of Zwei after having a shower.
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  • Sexy Backless Outfit: Ein's party costume in episode 6 and the dresses of the Zahlen Schwestern, both in the recent anime and in the visual novel.

Cal Devens/Drei

Voiced by: Satomi Koorogi (Japanese, visual novel), Miyuki Sawashiro (Japanese, TV anime), Brittney Karbowski (English, TV anime)
  • Corrupt the Cutie: Scythe seperates her from Reiji and manipulates her into hating him, turning her into the new Phantom.
  • Dying as Yourself: After Scythe brainwashes her into giving into her hatred and becoming a remorseless assassin, Reiji fatally shooting her brings her back to her senses and she dies remembering her time with him fondly.
  • She's All Grown Up: After the two-year time skip she becomes quite well-developed, a notable jump from her previous, childish appearance.


Claudia McCunnen

Voiced by: Kikuko Inoue (Japanese, visual novel & OVA), Aya Hisakawa (Japanese, TV anime), Cindy Robinson (English, OVA), Colleen Clinkenbeard (English, TV anime)

Mio Fujieda

Voiced by: Ami Koshimizu (Japanese, TV anime), Leah Clark (English, TV anime)

Scythe Master

Voiced by: Ken Narita (Japanese, visual novel), Kazuhiro Nakata (Japanese, OVA), Isshin Chiba (Japanese, TV anime), Dave Mallow (English, OVA), Kent Williams (English, TV anime)
  • Dub Name Change: The English Dub of the OVA switches his name around, changing it to "Master Scythe."
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: The TV series and subsequent remake gave him glasses.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: Despite overseeing and monopolizing on the creation of assassins, Scythe Master himself has no combat skills and relies on his minions even in his final showdown with Ein, where he even throws away his own weapon instead of trying to fight her.

Lizzie Garland

Voiced by: Ai Orikasa (Japanese, visual novel & OVA), Akeno Watanabe (Japanese, TV anime), Megan Hollingshead (English, OVA), Shay Moore (English, TV anime)
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: In the original game and OVA, she almost looks like a dude. However in the 2009 series and remake, she is much more attractive looking.


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