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     Main Character 

Raguna (JP: Ragna)

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Appearance in Frontier 
Voiced by: Romi Park (JP); Johnny Yong Bosch (EN) (Frontier)

The main character of the first game and of Frontier. He developed amnesia and wandered up to Mist's door steps where she provided him with a home. In Frontier she ends up housing him again after he follows her to Trampoli


     Bachelorettes 

Mist

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Appearance in Frontier 
Voiced By: Ami Koshimizu (JP); Xanthe Huynh (EN) (Frontier)

A young girl who allows Raguna to help her operate the farm in Kardia. She's a bit strange, but she means well. In Frontier she's traveled to Trampoli, feeling that something is calling her.


  • Dumb Blonde: More ditzy than dumb, though.
  • Flanderization: While she has her moments in the original game, she's downright bizzare in Frontier.
  • Hair Decorations: She ties her hair back with a pink ribbon.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: She's innocent and has a pure soul.
  • Let's Get Dangerous!: When everyone gathers for the final battle of Frontier, she initially thinks everyone is gathered for "Mist Festival," but suddenly turns serious and says, "The Spirits told me what's going on. Don't worry about me and give it everything you've got!"
  • Official Couple: Averted. She was the "official" love interest for Raguna in the first game, though he could freely marry whichever bachelorette available. However, Rune Factory Oceans makes references to Iris' Rank 10 event being completed and Anette's "weird-roommate" (which obviously, Mist cannot be if she's married and living with Raguna), indicating that ultimately Raguna did not marry Mist in canon.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Rosetta's red, as shown by their eye colors. Mist is calm and collected almost all of the time, even if you cheat on her in ''Frontier''.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Turnips. It's in her description. Heck, she'll also wear a turnip mask for the Pumpkin festival and also like you more if you take her to see the Turnip constellation.

Rosetta

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Appearance in Frontier 
Voiced By: Yui Kano (JP); Julie Ann Taylor (EN) (Frontier)

A delivery girl at her father's general store. In Frontier, she opens up a shop in Trampoli that specializes in flower seeds. She's a bit pushy and competitive, but means well.


  • Cannot Spit It Out
  • Commuting on a Bus: During her heart events in Frontier, she'll move back to Kardia and come back to visit every once in a while.
  • Daddy's Girl: As much as she bosses her mild-mannered dad around, she loves him a lot. She even moves back to Kardia in Frontier because he gets sick.
  • Hair Decorations: A triangular hair clip.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Mist's blue, as shown by their eye colors. She's passionate about her business and is very competitive.
  • The Rival: She considers herself to be Mist's rival, even though they're friends. She also becomes Danny's rival in Frontier.
  • That Came Out Wrong: "You have a nice body."
  • Tsundere
  • Unwinnable by Design: If you give her engagement item to Lukas, it will be impossible to marry her.

Melody

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Appearance in Frontier 
Voiced by: Akemi Kanda (JP); Jessica Straus (EN) (Frontier)

A girl in love with magic and bath houses, the second of which she runs. She has no real talent for spell casting, but dresses like a witch regardless. She's good with potions, though.


Lara (JP: Lapis)

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Appearance in Frontier 
Voiced By: Mai Aizawa (JP); Karen Strassman (EN) (Frontier)

A nurse and, in Frontier, sister in training. In the original game she's the daughter of the local clergy and helps at the hospital, but in Frontier she's running the local infirmary all on her own.


  • Anger Born of Worry: She dislikes when people are careless with their health. Her love points will actually decrease in both games if Raguna passes out in a dungeon. In Frontier, Selphy pushes this button often due to her single-mindedness.
  • Costume Evolution: She is the only returning character who changes her outfit in Frontier, going from a nurse style to a nun style.
  • Cute Clumsy Girl: Self-proclaimed.
  • Dub Name Change: From Lapis to Lara.
  • Meaningful Name: Lapis is derived from lapis lazuli, which is often associated with healing.
  • The Medic: She's a nurse. In Frontier, she works at the infirmary at the church.
  • Nun Too Holy: In Frontier. She's every bit as sweet as before, but nuns aren't supposed to marry. She'll hand wave this, but Raguna can still get her into a bikini.
  • Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Selphy in Frontier.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: She originally has red hair in the first game, but it becomes magenta in Frontier.

Bianca de Sainte-Coquille (JP: Bianca Eraruko Viviaaju)

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Appearance in Frontier 
Voiced By: Mayu Arishima (JP); Kari Wahlgren (EN) (Frontier)

The daughter of local gourmet Jasper de Saint-Coquille, who lives in the largest house in town. She comes off as a bit snobby, but she's really a nice girl.


Tabatha (JP: Tabasa)

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Appearance in Frontier 
Voiced By: Akemi Sato (JP); Bridget Hoffman (EN)

Bianca's elven caretaker. She loves the idea of humans and monsters working together. Later moves to Trampoli, then spends some time on Fennis Island.


Felicity (JP: Fil)

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The daughter of Mayor Godwin. She fell ill a year before the game begins, but tries her hardest to help out at Neumann's store despite her poor health.


  • Dub Name Change: From Fil to Felicity.
  • Flower in Her Hair: She wears a red flower on the left side of her head.
  • Ill Girl: She got sick a year before the game starts. If you decide to pursue her, it's revealed that her illness is from a cursed stone she received from Cecilia. She gets better once it gets tossed.
  • Nice Girl: She's a sweetheart despite her situation.
  • Put on a Bus: She does not show up in Frontier, presumably staying in Kardia while Raguna and six other bachelorettes moved on to Trampoli.

Tori (JP: Torte)

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Lady Ann's daughter. She is rather shy around people, so she likes to surround herself with books from the library.


Mei

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A wandering woman who enjoys fishing. She's supposedly on a mission, but she'll never say what it is.


  • Bragging Rights Reward: Courting her is tedious to say the least, and marrying her has no special perks.
  • The Cameo: She reappears in the third game in the inn, in charge of changing Micah's name and the farm's. For laughs, give her a lover snapper and she'll ask if Micah is proposing to her.
  • Berserk Button: In the third game, Micah telling her that he's going to eat the Lover Snapper makes her very angry.
  • Curtains Match The Windows
  • Icy Gray Eyes: Gray eyes of the strong-willed and unapproachable variety.
  • I Work Alone: The game creators say that she was once part of a team, but now runs solo.
  • Older Than They Look: It's unclear how old she is, but she drops hints that she's been around for a long time.
  • Put on a Bus: Also does not show up in Frontier.
  • Seeker Archetype: She's in Kardia to investigate the Sechs empire.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: The lover snapper. It's even her proposal item. Though it's debatable as to whether or not she eats it, considering she gets mad at Micah in the third game for joking about eating it.

Sharron

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A woman who lives on the outskirts of town. She is invariably drawn to caverns and ruins.


  • All There in the Manual: Some key information about Sharron can only be found in the Rune Factory Official Memoir book.
  • Ambiguously Human: An interview hints that she may not actually be human.
  • Birds of a Feather: With Melody over their lack of families.
  • Mystical White Hair: She's an oracle and possibly some type of divine being.
  • Not Good with People: She never visits town, even during festivals. Despite this, she is one of the easiest of the characters in the original game to marry.
  • Parental Abandonment: Melody mentions that Sharron's parents are dead.
  • Put on a Bus: She doesn't go to Trampoli for Frontier. However, she does remain in contact with Melody through letters.
  • Seer: While not mentioned in the game, she's actually an oracle that can see the future and hear prohecies about the world.
  • Woman in White: From head to toe.

Lynette

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A lieutenant from the Sechs military and another bachelorette, who comes to live in town only after the main storyline is cleared.


  • Bare Your Midriff: Shows off her belly button.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Her right eye matches her hair color.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: She moves into Kardia and becomes a marriage candidate after you beat the main story.
  • Easily Forgiven: She was the architect of the whole plan behind the monster summoning plan and was the one who erased Raguna's memories. Raguna forgives her for this almost instantly, though the alternative was her being forced to commit seppuku as per the rules of the Sechs military.
  • Eyepatch of Power: She wears one to cover up her gold eye.
  • In the Blood: She comes from a long lineage of Sechs military commanders.
  • Last Girl Wins: If Raguna chooses to marry her.
  • Master Poisoner: Her experience with medicines allowed her to inflict amnesia on Raguna. Unfortunately, it worked too well and Raguna can't get those memories he lost back.
  • Mismatched Eyes: She has a pink eye and a gold eye.
  • Put on a Bus: She doesn't show up in Frontier.
  • Supernatural Gold Eyes: The eye that's covered by the eyepatch is gold and can only be seen if you marry her. Though it's never explained why she's hiding that eye.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her hair is light pink.
  • You Have Failed Me: Though she is merely exiled rather than killed.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: Grade A.

     Villagers 

Zavier (JP: Sacher)

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Lady Ann's son and Tori's older brother. An avid explorer who often tries to compete with Raguna, especially when it comes to Mist.


Lukas (JP: Ryudo)

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A wandering minstrel and poet who stays at Lady Ann's inn. He is hopelessly in love with Rosetta, much to her chagrin.


  • Abhorrent Admirer: Rosetta can't stand him.
  • Handsome Lech: He's good-looking, but he's too lustful. Even Raguna gets uncomfortable with him when he goes on a tangent about the bachelorettes and their charm points.
  • Hypocritical Humor: For someone who calls himself the messenger of love, he sure doesn't take Rosetta finding love well.
  • Informed Ability: He's supposed to be a minstrel in addition to a poet, but he never actually performs music.
  • Love Freak: He calls himself a messenger of love.
  • Nice Hat: Part of his minstrel getup.
  • Sore Loser: If you marry Rosetta, he gets so upset that he doesn't even congratulate Raguna and Rosetta at their wedding.
  • Walking the Earth: What he was doing before getting to Kardia. He decided to stay for a while because of all the pretty ladies.

Camus

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Edward's son and the owner of the farming shop, Camus' Farm. He dreams of moving to a big city and resents his father for moving the family to the countryside. He also has a crush on Melody.


Jean (JP: Jeff)

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Rosetta's father and the owner of the general store in Kardia. He's a Nice Guy who lets his daughter take the reigns of the store and tell him what to do.


  • Bumbling Dad: Averted, but Rosetta views him as this.
  • Nice Guy: He's much more laid back compared to his daughter.
  • Sick Episode: He becomes the subject of one in Frontier if you're pursuing Rosetta. He'll get sick and Rosetta will travel back-and-forth between Kardia and Trampoli to care for him.

Lady Ann

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The proprietor of Kardia's inn. She is also the mother of Tori and Zavier. She wants Zavier to inherit the family business and is always trying to get him working.


Russell

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The town librarian and Cecilia's adoptive father. He was once part of Norad's army, but retired when he adopted Cecilia.


  • Absurdly Youthful Father: He looks youthful compared to the other parents in the game. It makes sense if you consider that his daughter is adopted.
  • Bookworm: He loves being surrounded by books and is the librarian.
  • Retired Badass: He used to be a soldier, but left the army when he found and adopted Cecilia.

Cecilia

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Russell's half-elven adopted daughter. Loves to go exploring (regardless of potential danger) and collecting pretty stones. Best friends with Nicholas, the only other villager her age.


Nicholas (JP: Nicol)

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Sabrina's son. He's a little prankster who can either be found with his best friend, Cecilia, or hanging out at Neumann's store.


Sabrina (JP: Sarah)

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Nicholas' mother and the owner of the Spearfish Shack. She used to be married to Neumann, but they are now divorced.


Edward (JP: Ed)

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The town doctor and Camus' father. He and his son were originally from the Sechs Empire, but he relocated to Norad in order to live a more peaceful life.


  • Curtains Match the Window: He has brown hair and brown eyes.
  • From New York to Nowhere: It's implied that he and Camus lived in a big city back in the empire. However, Edward prefers his new small town life over his previous one.
  • Good Parents: While he doesn't approve of his son wanting to go back to the Sechs Empire, he understands that every young man his age wants to venture out into the world.
  • The Healer: He runs the town clinic and will cure any ailment.

Neumann

Sabrina's ex-husband and the owner of Neumann's Farm. He's an upbeat fellow who moved to Kardia in order to remain in touch with Sabrina and Nicholas.
  • Amicable Exes: With Sabrina. However, he makes it obvious that he wants to get back together with her.
  • Divorce Is Temporary: You can help him get back with Sabrina.
  • Eyes Always Shut
  • Friend to All Children: He has a good relationship with Nicholas, though it could be due to him wanting to bond with his son.
  • Lazy Bum: Despite his store being indoors, he doesn't work on rainy days.
  • Luke, I Might Be Your Father: It's never outright stated whether or not Nicholas is his biological son.
  • Noodle Incident: He did something in the past that really angered Sabrina and caused them to get divorced.
  • Parental Substitute: Maybe. Nicholas claims to have no father and often hangs out in his store, but it's possible that they are biologically related and Nicholas was too young to remember him.

Jasper de Sainte-Coquille (JP: Jakorinusu Eraroko Viviaaju)

The head of Kardia's de Sainte-Coquille family and Bianca's father. He's a world-renowned gourmet and loves his daughter dearly, to the point of spoiling her.
  • Big Eater: He's said to eat seven meals a day.
  • Doting Parent: He pampers his daughter heavily.
  • Dub Name Change: From Jakorinusu to Jasper.
  • Flat Character: He doesn't play a huge part, outside of judging contests.
  • Gonk: He's the very first in the series.
  • Nice Guy: He's a good person and wants his daughter to have the best in life.
  • Nice Hat: He wears a beret with a rainbow feather sticking out of it.

Wesley (JP: White-Shinpu)

The town priest and Lara's father. He's a calm man who runs the Kardia Chapel and is often the victim of Nicholas' pranks.

Godwin

Kardia's mayor and Felicity's father. He is in charge of issuing out cave permits and appreciates hard work. He'll only let you marry his daughter if you cure her illness.
  • Doting Parent: He worries about Felicity pushing herself too hard.
  • Flat Character: There isn't much to say about him.
  • Obstructive Bureaucrat: Downplayed. He won't give you cave permits unless you meet the right conditions, but he makes an exception for Clemens Cave when Cecilia gets lost inside.

Emmett (JP: Sebastian)

The owner and bartender of the town tavern, Pub Spring Rabbit. He's a jolly man who enjoys serving his patrons and dreams of tasting the legendary Rollabouti wine.
  • Dub Name Change: From Sebastian to Emmett.
  • Goal in Life: He wants to try Rollabouti wine. Luckily, it can be found in the de Sainte Coquille's wine cellar.
  • Nice Guy: He has a hospitable personality and considers the villagers to be his family.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: He has greyish blue hair.

Leo

The town blacksmith who owns Sword Leo Smithery. He was trained by a dwarf, which rubbed off and influenced his speech pattern and appearance.
  • The Blacksmith: Of Kardia.
  • Goal in Life: He wants a Grimoire Scale to forge a Grimoire Sword, which is needed to propose to Sharron.
  • Our Dwarves Are All the Same: Inverted. Dwarves in the world of Rune Factory appear as normal people with pointy ears. Leo, on the other hand, is a human who embodies all of the dwarf stereotypes.

Ivan

A wandering merchant who stops by the village on holidays to sell his goods.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: He doesn't play a huge part until the finale.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Not a romantic example, but it's the reason that Ivan doesn't tell Raguna about his past and lets him stay where he is.
  • I Will Find You: He's been looking for Raguna ever since he went missing in a shipwreck years ago.
  • King Incognito: He appears to be just a traveling merchant, but he's actually part of royalty.
  • Long-Lost Relative: Implied, although Raguna never finds out.

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