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    Ricky Tozawa
A student studying at Bennett University, Singapore under his uncle Doug Wright. One day his uncle invites him on a trip to Marhawa Academy in exchange for extra credit, but Ricky gets a lot more than he bargained for when he gets embroiled in a zombie infestation and discovers the academy's dark secrets.

  • Action Survivor: Ricky becomes this by the end of the series.
  • Always Save the Girl: Starts to show shades of this later in the manga. Unfortunately for him, he fails to save any of them and is the only civilian survivor. During the Chinese outbreak in the epilogue, he saves a mother and daughter from a J'avo, finally invoking this trope.
  • Badass Bystander: After surviving the events of Marhawa Academy, Ricky joins the war against bioterror as a photojournalist. In the epilogue, he utilizes the skills he learned in Marhawa against a J'avo in China.
  • Better to Die than Be Killed: After he fails to save any of the Marhawa students, loses all hope and is surrounded by zombies, he decides to blow his own brains out rather than be eaten. Luckily for him, Chris shows up, so there was no need for suicide.
  • Big "NO!": When he sees that his uncle has become a zombie. He also breaks down in tears.
  • Book Dumb: Either this, or Brilliant, but Lazy. He initially goes along with his uncle to Marhawa for extra credit so he doesn't fail his class.
  • Break the Cutie: Ultimately failing to save Marhawa Academy and losing his uncle to the outbreak does this to Ricky.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: Is interested in several of the girls he meets but is serious about his intent to save them from the zombie outbreak. Too bad he fails to save anyone.
  • Did Not Get the Girl: Both the girls Ricky becomes attracted to turn out to be a Bitch in Sheep's Clothing and are dead by the end of the series.
  • Driven to Suicide: After failing to stop Bindi from infecting the entire academy and killing Gracia and Quan, Ricky finds himself surrounded by zombies, gives up hope and prepares to shoot himself rather than let himself be eaten. Chris arrives in the nick of time to shoot down the zombies.
  • Expy: Like Claire Redfield, Ricky is a university student who wears a jacket bearing a a god-like figure on the back.
  • Fatal Attractor: Ricky becomes attracted to two girls during his time at Marhawa Academy. The first, Alisa, turns into a zombie, and Ricky finds out later that she was a Bitch in Sheep's Clothing. The second, Bindi, turns out to be the bioterrorist responsible for the outbreak and turns into a J'avo.
  • Hidden Depths: Ricky initially appears to be a lazy college student Distracted by the Sexy, but he is determined to help his uncle combat the zombie infestation and protect the vulnerable students. He's also the first one to suspect that Bindi may be behind the attacks, despite his growing attraction to her.
  • I Gave My Word: Ricky calls himself "a man of his word". And considering how badly he's affected when he fails he takes it very seriously. He finally gets to "keep his word" in the epilogue when he saves a mother and daughter from a J'avo and helps them to safety.
  • I Let Gwen Stacy Die: Shows shades of this after Alisa turns into a zombie and is subsequently burned to death. Then it happens again with Gwen Ti Quan.
  • Intrepid Reporter: After the Marhawa Desire, Ricky quits college and becomes a photojournalist, dedicating himself to tracking down and uncovering the identity of the hooded woman responsible for the tragedy.
  • Invulnerable Knuckles: Averted. When Ricky punches a zombie in the mouth, he has to wear a wrist brace for the rest of the series.
  • It's Personal: After Carla Radames causes the deaths of hundreds of people, including Gracia and especially his uncle Doug, and nearly injects Ricky with the C-Virus, Ricky makes it his mission to uncover her identity so she can't cause any more suffering.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: "Zombies and shit? What is this, a comic book!?"
  • Missing Mom: Ricky's mother died when he was young, and his uncle took him in. It's not revealed what happened to his father.
  • Nice Guy: Ricky is a good guy who risks his life to protect the students from the zombie infestation. He's deeply affected when he fails.
  • Shoot the Dog: Ricky is forced to shoot Kapoor after Nanan infects him.
  • Sole Survivor: He's the only civilian to survive the academy's outbreak.
  • Staking the Loved One: He tearfully kills his zombified uncle after arriving at the infirmary too late to save him from Nanan.
  • Sympathy for the Devil: Even after being disgusted by Gracia's corruption, losing his uncle to Nanan's infectious gas, finding out that Bindi was a bioterrorist and learning of Alisa's true colours after her death, Ricky still laments their terrible fates. Instead he focuses all his hatred on the mystery woman who started the whole thing.
  • Talk to the Fist: Ricky takes advantage of the discovery that bites are not infectious and sinks his fist into a zombie's mouth, keeping its head still long enough for him to shoot an arrow through it.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Ricky gets chewed out by his uncle for telling Bindi about the zombie infestation. Neither of them are aware at the time that Bindi not only knew about the outbreak all along but was actually orchestrating it.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Ricky doesn't actually hit Gracia, but he physically manhandles her in anger after several mechanics and Ray Hsu die in another attack, as the deaths could have been prevented if Gracia hadn't been more concerned with the academy's reputation. He also pulls a gun on Bindi when he realises her involvement in said attack.
  • You Are Too Late: Ricky gets hit with this a lot in the later chapters. First he is too late to stop Bindi and Nanan from infecting the entire school. Then he is too late to stop Gracia and Quan from being murdered by Bindi. Finally, he is too late to stop Nanan from infecting his uncle Doug.
  • Zombie Infectee: Averted. When Ricky is bitten by an infected Alisa, it appears that he is doomed to become a zombie. When morning comes he is completely normal, to his and Doug's surprise and relief. It's later revealed that the virus used to transformed Alisa is gas-based, meaning that bites are not infectious.

    Merah Biji
The top agent for the B.S.A.A. Far East Branch and an acquaintance of Professor Doug Wright. When she discovers that Doug and his nephew are missing while trying to send a report, she, Chris Redfield and Piers Nevans set out to search for them.

  • The Ace: Merah is a top agent in the B.S.A.A. Far East Branch, just like Chris is for the North American Branch.
  • A Day in the Limelight: A short chapter at the end of Volume One is all about Merah's battle against a horde of B.O.W.s, including Hunters, Chimeras and Cerberus. She also has a lengthy flashback detailing her backstory, where we find out what happened to her parents and how she met Chris and Piers.
  • Action Girl: Merah is the B.S.A.A. Far East Branch's top agent for a reason. She kicks J'avo Bindi's ass near-effortlessly with a kukri.
  • Beauty Is Never Tarnished: Averted. The injuries Nanan inflicts leave Merah covered in her own blood.
  • Big Eater: Downplayed, but Merah has a large portion of Champon while she, Chris and Piers are searching for Doug Wright at Bennett University, to Piers' bemusement.
  • Blood from the Mouth: Nanan wounds her so badly that she bleeds from her mouth and nose.
  • Brainy Brunette: Merah was originally a scientist in the B.S.A.A. before she joined the Special Operations Unit.
  • Cute Bruiser: Merah is conventionally attractive but more than capable of kicking B.O.W. ass.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Merah lost her parents in the Raccoon City Incident, driving her to join the B.S.A.A.
  • Designated Girl Fight: Merah confronts the mutated Bindi in the cathedral and single-handedly deals enough damage to trigger Bindi's transformation into a Chrysalid.
  • Fanservice: She continues the Resident Evil series' tradition of attractive, badass women, wearing a cleavage-revealing catsuit for most of the manga.
  • Genius Bruiser: Merah is a former B.S.A.A. scientist turned Special Operations agent.
  • Girly Girl with a Tomboy Streak: Merah is a girly girl who is also a top agent of the B.S.A.A.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Merah has two low ones.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Merah shoves Piers out the way when Nanan revives and shoots three tentacles at him. She is impaled through the torso and bleeds to death as they flee the academy.
  • Hot Scientist: What Merah's job was before she became an agent.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Merah is impaled by Nanan's tentacles, mortally wounding her.
  • Knife Nut: After running out of bullets, Merah wields a knife against Bindi with excellent results.
  • Last Request: As she lies dying in Piers' arms, Merah makes him promise to stick by Chris' side so they can continue to fight for a future without bioweapons.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Merah is both fast and strong, being capable of sending a Hunter flying with one hand.
  • Nice Girl: Merah is a nice girl when she's not killing monsters.
  • Sacrificial Lion: She is the final victim of the Marhawa Desire, dying by Nanan's tentacles as she and her comrades are escaping.
  • She-Fu: Merah makes good use of her acrobatic abilities against her enemies.
  • Ship Tease: Merah and Piers are quite close. He's absolutely devastated when she dies saving him.
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: Merah wipes the arrogant smirk off the mutated Bindi's face when she used her knife skills to deal so much damage that the latter's Healing Factor can't keep up.
  • Spy Catsuit: Merah's B.S.A.A. uniform is a tight fitting catsuit and a jacket.
  • The Squadette: She's the only female out of the three B.S.A.A. agents that infiltrate the academy.
  • Taking the Bullet: Takes three tentacles through the torso for Piers.
  • Took a Level in Badass: The Flashback of her showed her from a rookie recruit who, fresh from the research department with no apparent combat experience, had a hard time in the BSAA unit initially to The Ace in the same unit after spending a year training in it.

    Doug Wright
A Bio Professor at Bennet University, Singapore, Doug Wright has also used his knowledge of bio-weapons to assist the B.S.A.A. One day, his ex-girlfriend Gracia sends him a letter summoning him to Marhawa Academy to investigate a zombie attack.

  • And Then John Was a Zombie: Doug is zombified by Nanan during her final assault on the academy.
  • Amateur Sleuth: Gracia forces Doug and Ricky to become this by investigating the source of the zombie infection.
  • An Axe to Grind: The weapon he is provided with when the group goes into the basement to face the worker zombies. He almost nails Ricky with it on his back-swing, but does manage to hit a zombie.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Despite the revelation of her crimes, it becomes apparent later in the series that Doug and Gracia still have feelings for each other. They both die during the zombie outbreak before they can act on those feelings.
  • Badass Teacher: Doug doesn't just investigate the growing zombie infestation.
  • Cool Teacher: Doug is a bio professor at Bennett University in Singapore, and a consultant for the B.S.A.A. His knowledge of bio-weapons is the reason Gracia summons him to Marhawa Academy.
  • Cool Uncle: Doug took Ricky in after his mother died, and the two are very close. It makes Doug's zombification all the more heartbreaking.
  • Diving Save: Dives to save Ricky from Nanan. He ends up Taking the Bullet for him.
  • Face Death with Dignity: When Nanan finds Doug wounded and helpless in the infirmary, Doug merely closes his eyes and accepts his fate.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Nanan pierces Doug with a tentacle after he shoves Ricky out of harm's way.
  • Kidnapped Scientist: Gracia technically invokes this by having Doug's car destroyed before he and Ricky can leave the academy, essentially making them prisoners. This leaves them with no choice but to solve the mystery of the zombified students before they can escape.
  • Love Makes You Dumb: Averted. Though he still has feelings for Gracia, Doug makes no attempt to hide his disgust at her actions.
  • Manly Tears: When Ricky is bitten by an infected Alisa, Doug becomes distraught at his nephew's fate, shedding tears at the wounded boy's bedside. Luckily Ricky doesn't turn, as it wasn't the T-Virus Alisa was infected with.
  • Pragmatic Hero: The moment Doug learns there is a zombie at the academy, he insists on contacting the B.S.A.A. before things get worse. Unfortunately Gracia doesn't listen until it's too late.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Doug, Chris and Merah are acquainted with each other. Doug met Chris during a bio-terror attack at an unnamed mall before the events of Marhawa Academy.
  • Sacrificial Lion: He becomes a zombie during the outbreak.
  • Screw This, I'm Out of Here!: After Gracia refuses to listen to reason, Doug and Ricky try to leave the academy to get help. Gracia is one step ahead of them, however, and has their car destroyed.
  • Sickbed Slaying: After being seriously injured by Nanan, Doug is placed in the school infirmary. After Nanan infects the entire school, she finds Doug in his sickbed and finishes the job.
  • The Smart Guy: Doug is a university professor with extensive knowledge of bio-weapons.
  • Staking the Loved One: Ricky tearfully puts Doug out of his misery after he is infected.
  • Taking the Bullet: Shoves Ricky out the way when Nanan shoots a tentacle at him, taking it through the torso.
  • Together in Death: After their deaths, Doug and Gracia are buried next to each other.

    Bindi Bergara
The Student President of Marhawa Academy. Bindi becomes suspicious of Ricky and Doug's presence at the academy and eventually joins them in their investigation after discovering the truth.

  • Action Girl: She joins the fight against the Infected wielding a crossbow, and holds her own alongside experienced guards.
    • Dark Action Girl: Actually one of these, prior to infecting herself with the C-Virus.
  • Alliterative Name: Bindi Bergara.
  • Alpha Bitch: Averted initially. Despite being the Student Council President, Bindi is a nice girl. That changes when Nanan dies as an indirect result of the academy's corruption and Bindi becomes a much worse person as the result.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Bindi and Nanan were incredibly close when the latter was alive. When Nanan died, Bindi was completely devastated, and reuniting with her was part of Bindi's motivation for injecting the C-Virus into Nanan's corpse.
  • An Arm and a Leg: Bindi loses her mutated arm during her battle with Merah, triggering her transformation into a Chrysalid.
  • Ax-Crazy: After turning into a J'avo, she goes on a killing spree throughout the academy.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: Though she is killed by the B.S.A.A. in the process, Bindi succeeds in destroying the academy that ruined Nanan's life and exposing its corruption to the world.
  • Big Bad: :The main perpetrator of the Marhawa Academy outbreak.
  • Big "NO!": When seeing Nanan's dead body after her fall. She cries profusely for that, too.
  • Black Eyes of Insanity: When the truth of her involvement is revealed and Ricky confronts her, Bindi's irises are drawn as completely black as her inner Sanity Slippage comes to the surface.
  • Break the Cutie: Nanan's death results in Bindi losing her sanity.
  • Cassandra Truth: Is determined to expose the fact that Gracia is covering up all unsavoury incidents at the academy at the expense of innocent students like Nanan, but Gracia's influence is too strong. When Bindi tries to use the incident at the student festival as proof that there is a bioterror attack occurring at the academy, Gracia frames her for staging a fake attack. This is ultimately what drives Bindi to destroy the school completely.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Bindi went through this when Nanan died and the end result was a psychopathic killer.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Bindi destroys an entire school to avenge the bad actions caused by a few people and kills many innocent people doing so.
  • Drunk with Power: After turning into a J'avo, she has this in spades. Also doubles as Drunk on the Dark Side.
  • Eldritch Abomination: After she takes too much damage and turns into a Chrysalid, this is what she comes out as. She resembles a giant spider with a deformed, eyeless human face.
  • Evil Makes You Monstrous: Bindi becomes less human in appearance as she recovers from injuries.
  • Eyes Do Not Belong There: After Gracia shoots her in the eye, four more grow in its place.
  • Faux Affably Evil:
    • After tossing Ricky aside: "Time's up, Ricky dear!"
    • And after Merah informs Chris that she intends to take Bindi down, before disconnecting her headpiece to prevent Chris' further attempts to talk her out of it: "Not running away, are you? How admirable."
  • Good Eyes, Evil Eyes: Bindi narrows her eyes after revealing herself as the Big Bad. As a J'avo, she combines this with Hellish Pupils.
  • Good Girl Gone Bad: Bindi goes from a nice girl to a bitch far worse than Gracia or Alisa ever were after the death of Nanan.
  • Humanoid Abomination: After taking the virus into her body, she becomes a more human-like J'avo.
  • It Can Think: Even after turning into a J'avo, she still retains enough of her marbles to not only be completely independent, but also still completely sapient.
  • Kid with the Leash: After Nanan's...miraculous recovery...she is the only one who can reign her in and is also the only one the reanimated Nanan will even listen to. This allows Bindi to pick specific victims like Lana and Alisa.
  • Love-Interest Traitor: After Alisa's death early in the series, Bindi becomes Ricky's new interest. Then he discovers that she's behind the bioterror attack.
  • Love Makes You Evil: Bindi in general.
  • Manipulative Bitch: Bindi turns out to be behind the zombie attacks and acts like an innocent student to throw off suspicion.
  • Morality Chain: Nanan served as one for Bindi. When Nanan accidentally gets killed, Bindi becomes more than willing to kill fellow students.
  • Nice Girl: Subverted, she used to be one before Nanan's death, after which she was willing to cause a zombie outbreak just to avenge her friend. At first she keeps up her facade as a nice person before revealing that she's the culprit of the outbreak, her facade vanishes after that.
  • No Body Left Behind: Given her status as a J'avo (which, upon death, start visibly burning up from the inside-out as a byproduct of their overactive healing, leaving only ashes) after injecting herself with C-Virus, this is what happens to her body once she's Killed Off for Real at the hands of the B.S.A.A. and Ricky. All that remains of her is a hairpin that she wore prominently prior to her own mutation.
  • Only Friend: She was the only person who befriended Nanan, when Nanan was alive. Everyone else who interacted with Nanan treated her like dirt.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: As Student Council President, Bindi does her best to keep the other students in line and protect them from the growing zombie infestation. For example she scolded two girls for judging Ricky and Doug based on appearances and several months ago shamed Alisa for vandalising Nanan's desk. Ultimately subverted when she's discovered to be the person behind the attacks.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: The reason why she infected herself and Nanan's corpse to cause carnage throughout the academy that ruined Nanan's life. Bindi's initial plan was to force Gracia to come clean about the corruption occurring within the academy, but when Gracia refused to see the error of her ways Bindi decided to destroy the school instead. Some may see her revenge as justified.
  • Smug Super: After turning, she becomes very confident that she is Nigh-Invulnerable. Although surviving a headshot as well as being sprayed with bullets (although with "merely" a mutated arm and a few extra eyes) thanks to her Healing Factor can only encourage the viewpoint. Merah proves her wrong though.
  • The Sociopath: Bindi became this after Nanan died.
  • Together in Death: Once both she and Nanan are killed by the B.S.A.A. agents.
    Bindi: We can be together...forever...
  • Villainous Breakdown: After becoming a spider-like abomination, Bindi retains enough of her sentience to recognise Nanan when she comes across her bisected corpse. Enraged that her friend has seemingly died a second time, Bindi flies into a feral rage, attaches Nanan's torso to her back and doubles her efforts in killing the B.S.A.A. agents.
  • Wham Line: "Welcome back!"
  • Who's Laughing Now?: After the C-virus injection, she most definitely is. Everyone else though...
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: Her best friend Nanan was The Chew Toy to even the head of their Boarding School of Horrors. Bindi's situation wasn't so bad, as she was the Student Council President, but even with her position she was powerless against Gracia. After Nanan dies in a failed escape attempt, she goes on a Roaring Rampage of Revenge.

    Gracia Delenikas 
The Headmistress of Marhawa Academy, who dresses like a nun but rules Marhawa Academy with an iron fist. Harboring an insane obsession with protecting the academy's reputation, she summons her ex-boyfriend Doug Wright to the academy to discover the source of a bio-hazard outbreak on compass without either the campus or the B.S.A.A. finding out.

  • Accidental Murder: When Bindi and Nanan tried to escape Marhawa Academy, Gracia and her henchmen tracked them down and tried to recapture them. This accidentally led to Nanan falling to her death. Gracia secretly blamed herself for the incident.
  • All for Nothing: Gracia dies lamenting that she had ultimately failed to protect the academy or its students.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: As Gracia's Ice Queen attitude gradually cracks, it becomes apparent that she and Doug still have feelings for each other. Sadly they both die during the campus-wide bio-terrorist attack before anything can come of it.
  • Beauty Mark: She has two under her left eye.
  • Cheerful Child: As a child, Gracia helped her father at his orphanage and treated the orphaned Kapoor and Ray kindly.
  • Compressed Hair: She has long hair that she easily tucks under her nun's robe.
  • Create Your Own Villain: Not only did Gracia's obsession with protecting the academy's reputation turn Bindi into a bio-terrorist, the unintended death of Nanan led to her transformation into a Lepotitsa.
  • Dead Man Writing: After Doug is seriously wounded and Gracia has a Heel Realization, she leaves a letter on his bed while he's unconscious, in which she expresses her remorse for the calamity her actions have caused and reveals the existence of a helicopter they can use to escape the academy. Tragically Gracia is killed by Bindi soon after, and Doug is zombified by Nanan before he sees the letter. Instead Ricky and Chris discover the letter after killing Doug.
  • Emotionless Girl: She shoots her zombified henchman and covers up the zombification of innocent students with an expression of cold indifference. This falters as she realises that the situation is escalating beyond her ability to control.
  • Evil Matriarch: Gracia is not their actual mother, but everyone addresses her as 'Mother Gracia'.
  • Heel Realisation: Eventually realises the gravity of the situation and agrees to send someone out to contact the B.S.A.A.. By then it's too late, as Bindi, the culprit behind the zombie attacks, decides that Gracia has had enough chances to come clean and chooses to massacre the populace instead.
  • The High Queen: Gracia dresses like a nun, but acts more like a queen. Students and Staff alike treat her with reverence.
  • Karmic Death: Happens to both Gracia and her precious academy. She did nothing to protect Nanan from Alisa and the other bullies, and after mutating Nanan turns the entire population of Marhawa Academy into zombies. She also ignored Bindi's pleas to deal with the crisis properly, frames her for staging a 'fake' zombie attack and indirectly caused the death of her friend. Bindi turns into a J'avo, tracks Gracia down and violently kills her.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Had this months earlier with the death of Nanan, but she covered up the incident anyway. By the time she realises what a big mistake this was, it's too late...
  • Nun Too Holy: Gracia is a nun, but also very corrupt and self-centered.
  • Redemption Equals Death: After finally realising how badly she screwed up everything when a mutated Nanan kills Kapoor and seriously injures Doug, Gracia leaves a letter on Doug's bed revealing the existence of a helicopter that he and Ricky can use to leave the academy. Soon after, she is killed by Bindi.
  • Selective Obliviousness: Gracia refuses to acknowledge the existence of a biohazard. More accurately she doesn't want a biohazard occurring at her academy, and summons her ex to nip it in the bud before anyone finds out.
  • Skewed Priorities: Cares about protecting her 'sanctuary' more than the fact that her own students are becoming zombies. Ricky and Doug call her out on this a lot.
  • Stern Nun: Gracia became a nun as part of her position as headmistress of a religious academy.
  • Together in Death: After Gracia and Doug both perish in The Marhawa Desire (the name the media gave to the bioterror attack at the academy), they're buried side by side.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Gracia was a good, kind person when dating Doug, according to him. After becoming headmistress of Marhawa Academy she became a cold hearted, selfish bitch. She eventually realises the error of her ways but dies soon after.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: As a child she treated Kapoor and Ray as if they were her own siblings, and according to Doug, she was a kind person when they dated. It's unfortunate she turned into the cold person she is when running Marhawa academy.
  • The Unfavorite: Gracia is obsessed with protecting the academy's reputation because her late father passed on leadership of the academy to her, despite her belief that he liked her the least out of his many children. Ricky points out that this doesn't excuse the damage she's doing by refusing to involve the B.S.A.A. in the crisis.
  • Unknown Rival: Gracia knew that Bindi resented her for what happened to Nanan, but didn't realise that she was behind the bioterrorist attack until it was too late.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Though her methods are questionable, she does genuinely want to protect the school and it's students. (Granted, she seems to care more about the school's reputation than the well being of her students.)
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Gracia was a decent person in the past. After becoming headmistress of Marhawa Academy and being treated like a queen, the power went to her head.
  • Working with the Ex: Gracia summoned her ex-boyfriend Doug Wright to the academy so he could locate the source of the zombie infection and stop it without the student body or the B.S.A.A. finding out.

    Alisa Lin
The Student Vice President of Marhawa Academy. Alisa appears to be attracted to Ricky almost from the moment she meets him, but she's not what she seems.

  • Asshole Victim: If she acted like a better person towards Nanan, she wouldn't have unleashed a Zombie Apocalypse on the entire school. For the record, Alisa is one of the fatalities.
  • Alas, Poor Villain: Even after learning of Alisa's true nature, Ricky remains saddened by her death. Justified as despite her cruel actions, Alisa didn't deserve to become a zombie and be burned alive as part of a coverup.
  • Beta Bitch: Is the Vice Student Council President and a Grade A bitch.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Alisa appears to be a nice girl when interacting with Ricky. After her death, he learns that she was really a bitch who tormented Nanan for her poor financial status.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Alisa bullied Nanan and set a gang of thugs on her. Since Nanan is a martial artist with considerable strength, this was a bad idea.
  • Death by Sex: When she attacked Ricky in his room her shirt was completely undone, making it appear that she was seducing him before he realised she was a zombie. After her death, it's revealed that she thought it would be fun to tease an 'outsider' and was making her way to his room to seduce him. Bindi caught her near his room and set Nanan on her.
  • Destroy the Evidence: After becoming zombies, Alisa and Lana become victims of this when Gracia burns down the building they're chained up in.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: When Nanan found out that Alisa was the one who vandalised her desk, she threatens to kick Alisa in the face if she does it again. Alisa responds by bringing a gang of thugs to Nanan's room and ordering them to 'mess her up good'. This backfires hard when Nanan beats the crap out of all of them, Alisa included.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Alisa spearheaded the bullying campaign against Nanan, and as a result has this happen twice to her. In a flashback, she set a gang of thugs on Nanan, only to get beaten up with the rest of them by Nanan's martial arts. Then after Nanan dies and becomes a zombie-making monster, Alisa and her fellow bullies are among her first victims.
  • Rich Bitch: Alisa's father is apparently very rich, evidenced by the prestigious school she attends. At one point Nanan suggests that she bought her popularity along with everything else, pissing Alisa off.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: After Nanan beats her — and her henchmen — up for her Disproportionate Retribution (see above) and Bindi confronts her by calling what they tried to do a crime, she offers to pay Nanan and Bindi to ensure their silence on the incident. Bindi is NOT impressed.
    Bindi:You don't need to pay me for THAT!

    Nanan Yoshihara

A student who was brutally bullied because of her poor status, with Bindi as her only friend. Her tragic death three months ago has horrific consequences for Marhawa Academy.

  • Action Girl: Nanan is skilled in martial arts, which she uses to great effect against Alisa's thugs and Gracia's henchmen.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: Nanan's father is a successful chef who has fallen on hard times and is racking up huge debts to keep her in the academy. This makes her an outcast amongst the privileged elites. Bindi, the Student Council President, was the only one who befriended her.
  • Anti-Villain: Unlike Bindi, Nanan was a victimized Nice Girl who died before she could have a Start of Darkness and was transformed into a monster. Despite what she did to his uncle and everyone else, Ricky acknowledges that she is as much a victim of the hooded woman as the people she infected.
  • Avenging the Villain: It's heavily implied that Nanan attacked the B.S.A.A. agents and killed Merah to avenge Bindi, who had been Killed Off for Real at that point.
  • Black Cloak: Bindi gave her a black cloak identical to the hooded woman's to conceal her identity, initially hiding the fact that Nanan and the hooded woman are two different people. She casts it off when preparing to infect the entire school and remains naked for the rest of the series.
  • Black Eyes of Evil: The iris of Nanan's remaining eye is completely black, emphasizing that she was a corpse when she transformed.
  • Came Back Wrong: With the help of the C-virus.
  • Combat Tentacles: Unlike the Lepotica in Resident Evil 6, Nanan's arms have been replaced with half a dozen tentacles covered in large pores. She uses these to impale and ensnare her victims.
  • Cute Bruiser: The bullies at the school found this out the hard way.
  • The Dragon: Is this to Bindi, considering that she's the only one who can get through to her.
  • Facial Horror: Nanan's head did not entirely transform, and the bulbous pores only cover one third of her face.
  • Emotionless Girl: In life, Nanan took the bullying from Alisa and the other students in stride. After her death and mutation, her expression is perpetually blank.
  • For Want of a Nail: Had she not slipped while fighting the security guards sent by Gracia to recapture her and Bindi, she wouldn't have fallen to her death that kick-started the whole tragic plot.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Wore these in life. She still has one pigtail after her mutation.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: Chris temporarily defeats her by slicing her in half at the waist. This doesn't deep her down for long, however, and she kills Merah before being put down for good.
  • Hero Killer: Turned Doug Wright into a zombie and mortally wounded Merah Biji.
  • Humanoid Abomination: After reanimating with the help of the C-Virus, she turns into a Lepotica. Unlike the creatures seen in Resident Evil 6, she's covered in tentacles and most of her face is still completely human.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Her method of killing when she's not turning people into zombies.
  • Kiss of Death: When infecting individual people she transfers the blue gas with a kiss. When infecting a crowd, she expels the gas through the large pores covering her body.
  • Ludicrous Gibs: After Nanan mortally wounds Merah, an enraged Piers vaporizes her with a Gatling gun.
  • Morality Chain: Nanan served as one for Bindi. When Nanan accidentally gets killed, Bindi becomes more than willing to kill fellow students.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: After Nanan threatened to kick Alisa in the face if she vandalized her desk again, Alisa brought a gang of thugs to Nanan's room to 'mess her up good'. Later that evening, Nanan comes to Bindi's room covered in blood and bruises. It's revealed soon after that Alisa and the thugs are significantly worse off, meaning that Nanan had actually won the fight.
  • Not the Fall That Kills You…: Her death came when she and Bindi tried to escape Marhawa Academy to expose its corruption to the world, but Gracia and her henchmen caught up to them. In the skirmish that ensued, Nanan slipped, fell from a hill and hit her head on a rock. It's her tragic death and the subsequent coverup that triggers Bindi's Start of Darkness.
  • Together in Death: When Nanan is about to be killed by Piers, she sees Bindi as an angel telling her its alright, they've done enough, and they can be together forever.
  • Walking Spoiler: Talking about her reveals major plot points regarding the secrets behind the Marhawa Academy and/or the bio-terror attack(s) within it. She has this effect even in-universe, as Gracia becomes unnerved upon Bindi claiming to have seen Nanan and Kapoor reacts in shock when Ricky brings up her name.

    Tahir Kapoor
The Special Advanced Security Guard of Marhawa Academy, and one of Mother Gracia's most loyal workers.

  • An Arm and a Leg: Nanan slices his arm off before infecting him.
  • Berserk Button: Early in the series, Ricky and Doug questioning Gracia's actions is a good way to piss Kapoor off, but he mellows out as they continue to work together.
  • The Big Guy: Kapoor is a large man with enough strength to swing a huge hammer with ease.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: He's a bruiser with a loud voice and personality.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Kapoor and Hsu were both orphaned as children during an unnamed war, and were only saved from starving to death when Gracia's father found them. He brought the two children to his orphanage where a young Gracia tended to and treated them kindly, earning their undying loyalty.
  • Drop the Hammer: A large hammer is Kapoor's weapon of choice before Gracia authorises the use of firearms.
  • Orphan's Ordeal: As mentioned above, Kapoor and Hsu lost their families in a war.
  • Sacrificial Lion: He's the first victim to be infected onscreen by Nanan. At Kapoor's request, Ricky kills him immediately after he zombifies.
  • Staking the Loved One: Kapoor reluctantly kills Hsu after he dies and becomes a zombie.
  • Undying Loyalty: He and Hsu are very loyal to Gracia, despite the terrible things she's doing in her efforts to cover up the outbreak.

    Ray Hsu
The Senior Instructor of Marhawa Academy. He's Kapoor's coworker and friend, and one of Mother Gracia's most loyal followers.

  • Absurdly Sharp Blade: Averted. While Ray Hsu's sword is capable of slicing off a zombie's arm, it's not sharp enough to cleave all the way through its skull, instead stopping about halfway. When Ray zombifies and slams the blade into Kapoor's forehead, it doesn't go through his skull and instead gets severely bent.
  • And Then John Was a Zombie: After getting his throat torn out by a zombie, Hsu reanimates and attacks Doug and Kapoor, forcing the latter to kill him.
  • Cool Sword: He wields a sword both in life and as a zombie.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: See Kapoor's section above.
  • Dressed to Kill: Hsu is dressed in a nice suit when setting out to kill the zombified engineers.
  • For Want of a Nail: If the lights hadn't suddenly gone out at a crucial moment, Hsu likely wouldn't have been killed by a zombie.
  • Undying Loyalty: Like Kapoor, Hsu is fiercely loyal to Gracia.

    Gwen Ti Quan
A junior student at Marhawa Academy.

  • Action Girl: Survives the school zombie outbreak long enough to run into Ricky, but is killed shortly afterward.
  • Air-Vent Passageway: She uses a ceiling vent to avoid the zombies as she makes her way to the staff room.
  • Batter Up!: Uses a baseball bat to bash zombie heads.
  • Big Damn Heroes: When a zombified girl is about to sink her teeth into Yan Tai Ming, Gwen smashes her head with a baseball bat.
  • Destination Defenestration: Bindi smacks her through the window of the second floor. She lands on the ground surrounded by zombies and is eaten.
  • Tomboy: Her jacket, hairstyle, baseball bat and personality imply this.
  • Sacrificial Lamb: She attacks C-Virus Bindi with her bat, and Bindi swiftly smacks her through the window and into a horde of zombies where she is eaten.

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