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Tropes applied to the gods as a whole:
- Bare Your Midriff: When in their true deific forms.
- Divine Date: Literally all the romance interests.
- Distinguishing Mark: The six who were cast out of heaven for committing a sin have a tattoo like mark somewhere on their bodies.
- Gold and White Are Divine: By default, all twelve of the zodiac gods appear wearing white and gold uniforms. The uniforms of the Department of Punishments are distinguishable by black accents, but are still primarily white and gold.
- Hot God: Every single one of them, obviously.
- Puny Earthlings: The majority of gods look down on humans, some out right hate them. They even compare humans to goldfish.
- Super Empowering: All of the six gods can use their powers by touching the main character.
- Western Zodiac: All six gods represent one of the zodiac signs. Leon is Leo the lion, Teorus is Taurus the bull, Huedhaut is Aquarius the water carrier, Ichthys is Pisces the fish, Scorpio is Scorpio the scorpion, and Dui is Gemini the twins. The other six gods fit into this as well. Karno is Cancer the crab, Zyglavis is Libra the scales, Aigonorus is Capricorn the goat, Krioff is Aries the ram, Tauxolouve is Sagittarius the archer, and Partheno is Virgo the virgin.
Leon is the Minister of Department of Wishes. He is in bad terms with The Department of Punishments. He's the most powerful God in the Heavens next to the King. He has the power to invoke physical pleasure. He represents the constellation of Leo.
Tropes associated with Leon:
- Eye Color Change: His eyes are usually a shade of brown, but when he taps into more of his power (usually in moments of heightened emotions, for better or worse) his eyes turn a teal color. The other characters all take note of this, and the change is even reflected on his character in-game.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Leon is pushy, arrogant, and initially has a distinct problem understanding or empathizing with other people. However, he's respected by the other members of his department, and with a little prompting from the protagonist he proves capable of demonstrating his better qualities.
- Lack of Empathy: Much of Leon's worst qualities come from his inability to understand or give any consideration toward the feelings of others. He's not a terminal case, however, and thanks to the protagonist's influence he eventually gets over it.
- Lonely at the Top: The major drawback of Leon being so powerful (see Might Makes Right below) is that he's pretty much isolated from the other gods. Even Scorpio relates more to his subordinates than he does.
- Might Makes Right: Leon is second in power only to the king of the gods, and exists on an entirely different level than his supposed peers. Everyone is well aware that unless the king gets involved personally, no one can force Leon to do anything he doesn't want to do.
- Not So Different: With Scorpio, lampshaded. He denies it.
- The Pornomancer: One of Leon's powers is the ability to evoke physical pleasure in women. Even goddesses aren't immune, which is how he ended up getting kicked out of heaven. Or so goes the rumour. In reality, Leon never laid a finger on Eris. Indeed, his callous indifference to her was what eventually sent her over the edge.
- Power Makes Your Hair Grow: His hair is much longer in his true form.
- Power Tattoo: In his true form, he has them on his torso and stomach.
- Suddenly Voiced: Courtesy of Kenjiro Tsuda in the sub-story "Because I Adore You."
- Trademark Favorite Food: Although he'd never admit it, Leon develops a minor obsession with meatballs after the protagonist makes him some to introduce him to Earth food.
- What Is This Thing You Call "Love"?: Due to the isolation that comes with being vastly more powerful than his fellow gods, Leon has difficulty with concepts like empathy and love. The Character Development necessary to end his exile involves learning the value of both, along with acquiring the capacity for compassion.
Teorus is one of the members of The Department of Wishes. He gets along well with Ichthys from The Department of Punishments. He has the power to freeze time. He represents the constellation of Taurus.
Tropes associated with Teorus:
- Affectionate Nickname: Calls Ichthys 'Ikky'.
- Calling the Old Man Out: In his sequel route, he confronts his father head-on for neglecting him as a child, and trying to hurt the protagonist.
- The Charmer: Constantly flirts with women, doesn't matter if they're goddesses or humans.
- Ladykiller in Love: Believes that sharing love with many people instead of just one is better. Changes his mind for the heroine when he falls in love.
- Lethal Chef: Gods don't normally have to eat unless they feel like it, and even then they just create their food with magic. Thus, Teorus tackles cooking with vigor, enthusiasm... and absolutely no clue with what he's doing. His attempts at making a tasty treat for the protagonist leave the other gods traumatised after being used as taste testers.
- Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Teorus has abandonment issues courtesy of his neglectful father. His flirtatiousness is a direct result: if he offers affection and attention to many people, they adore him in return and no one ever gets close enough to hurt him when they leave.
- No Sense of Direction: He gets lost inside his own house. Granted, it's a mansion, but that's still an impressive lack of spatial awareness.
- Odd Friendship: Gets along really well with Ichthys, despite being in different departments.
- Real Men Wear Pink: He wears pink and white robes when in his true form.
- Time Stands Still: One of his abilities as a god is the power to stop time. At the end of his sequel route, he also has responsibility over dawn and dusk.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Appropriate for the god who rules the sign of the cow, Teorus loves anything with milk in it. At one point he nearly walks out of a grocery store with most of the contents of the dairy isle.
Huedhaut is one of the members of The Department of Wishes. Back when the protagonist was still a goddess, Hue was her lover. He represents the constellation of Aquarius.
Tropes associated with Huedhaut:
- Eye Scream: Of the cosmic variety. Huedhaut removes the stars in his left eye after the goddess he loved gave up her existence to protect humanity. This allowed her soul to be reincarnated as the protagonist.
- Gentleman Snarker: Described as the 'wisest' of the gods, Huedhaut also has a penchant for bringing understated snark, usually accompanied with a smile. Being able to pull off the Stealth Insult comes with the territory.
- God Couple: Huedhaut and the protagonist were lovers during her previous incarnation as a goddess of fate.
- Handicapped Badass: Again, of the cosmic variety. Because he removed the stars in his left eye, Huedhaut isn't as strong as the other gods, and gets tired more easily when he uses his powers. He's even referred to as 'the one-eyed god' in the heavens. He makes up for this, however, by picking up the slack in paperwork.
- Heartbroken Badass: The death of the goddess of fate affected him very deeply.
- MayflyDecember Romance: In his route.
- Psychic Powers: He has the ability to see into the future.
- Reincarnation Romance: With the protagonist's past incarnation.
- Suddenly Voiced: By Ryotaro Okiayu in the sub-story "Because I Adore You."
- The Smart Guy: Considered to be the 'wisest' god in heaven.
- Tall, Dark, and Handsome: Described as 'tall' in his own route, and he's certainly got the hair for 'dark.'
Karno is the Vice-minister of Department of Wishes. He is Leon's right-hand man and the only one who Leon is willing to listen to. He represents the constellation of Cancer.
Tropes associated with Karno:
- Can't Hold His Liquor: It's noted by Leon in a side story that wine is Karno's weakness.
- Hidden Depths: He's incredibly kind and self-sacrificing but Karno ultimately feels guilty of something he did to the MC in the past and feels like he's not worthy of protecting her and eventually distances himself from her.
- Psychic Powers: He has the ability to erase minds.
- Right-Hand Hottie: The Department of Wishes Vice-Minister and is the only one Leon will actually listen to.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Spicy food.
Aigonorus is a God from the Department of Wishes. He represents the constellation of Capricorn.
Tropes associated with Aigonorus:
- Brilliant, but Lazy: Has the power to ward off the Dark King but tends to sleep a lot and at first, thinks protecting the MC is a hassle and actually gets his two pet goats to protect her.
- The Beastmaster: Has the ability to control animals.
- Sleepyhead: He always looks like he's about to drop off. Despite gods not actually needing sleep he tends to sleep a lot.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Marshmallows.
Tauxolouve is a God from the Department of Wishes. He represents the constellation of Sagittarius.
Tropes associated with Tauxolouve:
- The Charmer: He's described by the other gods as the 'Number 1 playboy in the heavens'. He also doesn't stay with one woman for more than 2 weeks.
- Happily Adopted: His biological parents died and he was taken in by a couple who were friends with his father.
- Seer: When he kisses someone he is able to see their lifespan.
- Semi-Divine: His biological mother was human.
The female messenger of the King of Heavens who serves in the Department of Wishes. She has a crush on Altair.
Tropes associated with Vega:
Scorpio is the Vice Minister of The Department of Punishments. He is in bad terms with The Department of Wishes. He has the power to read minds, generally negative ones. He represents the constellation of Scorpio.
Tropes associated with Scorpio:
- Child Soldiers: The antagonist of Scorpio's route has trained a group of them to serve as his loyal henchmen. Scorpio was also a child assassin when he was human, so the encounter hits very close to home.
- Dark and Troubled Past: Hoo boy. Born human, he was sold by his parents to an organization of assassins and raised as a child soldier without even a name. His personal experience with human cruelty is what makes him one of the most effective and respected members of the Department of Punishments.
- Defrosting Ice King: Initially, he's cold, uptight, and harsh, and makes it clear that he'd rather keep his distance from the protagonist (and humans in general). As he gets to know her better, he becomes significantly less so.
- Deity of Human Origin: Scorpio was born human and elevated to godhood - the only instance of such a thing happening, according to Zyglavis.
- Grumpy Bear: His default attitude. He has a bad temper and doesn't like to be kept waiting. He insults practically everyone, even the King.
- Hey, You!: He refers to the protagonist almost exclusively as "woman" - or worse, "stupid woman" - throughout most of his route.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Scorpio is snappish, unfriendly, and thinks very little of humanity, often calling the protagonist a "filthy human" or "stupid woman." However, he's well liked and greatly respected by his peers and despite his abrasiveness he's far from unfeeling, just embittered and jaded by past experiences.
- Mundane Object Amazement: For all his low opinion of humanity, he finds their machines fascinating. The protagonist takes more than a little amusement from watching his reactions to things like the automated turnstiles at the train station.
- Not So Different: With Leon, lampshaded. He obviously denies this.
- Odd Name Out: All of the zodiac gods are referred to by personal names rather than by the title of the sign they rule over - except for Scorpio. This is most likely because he had no name in his human life.
- Peek-a-Bangs: His hair covers his right eye, highlighting his standoffish attitude.
- Power Dyes Your Hair: His hair is tinted red when in his true form.
- Power Tattoo: When in his true form, has one on his solar plexus.
- Sir Swearsalot: Enough that the protagonist even calls him out for it, and afterwards he starts to curse significantly less.
- Suddenly Voiced: Courtesy of Junichi Suwabe at the end of the special story "If You Were A Goddess."
- Tall, Dark, and Snarky:
- Touch Telepathy: Scorpio can read the thoughts and sense the emotions of anyone he touches. He only receives negative emotions, however, which has contributed to his considerable dislike of humans. In Scorpio's Blessed ending, Zyglavis explains that this was a mental block caused by Scorpio having closed off his heart to humanity; in both endings, falling in love with the protagonist opens him to positive emotions as well as negative.
- Trademark Favorite Food: After the protagonist nurses him through a bout of illness by feeding him apple slices cut into bunny shapes, Scorpio subsists on them pretty much exclusively.
- Tsundere: Type A. He's really cold and aloof (for a good reason) at first but he's really sweet deep down.
- Luminescent Blush: He blushes ALOT. It doesn't necessarily have to be during his route; after the MC and Dui start dating if he's around whenever they start getting cozy he gets really embarrassed along with Zyglavis and Krioff.
Dui is one of the members of The Department of Punishments. He has the power of telepathy. He represents the constellation of Gemini.
Tropes associated with Dui:
- Alternate Identity Amnesia: Dui and his alternate personality are unaware of anything that happens when the other is in control.
- Beware the Nice Ones: Has a split personality.
- Split Personality: One is kind and caring, the other is cynical and aggressive. The irony of it happening to the ruler of Gemini is not lost on the protagonist.
- Split-Personality Merge: Initially appears to be averted, but is eventually revealed to be a gradual process: The main route ends with Dui and Shadow Dui coexisting harmoniously, but by the time the sequel starts the personalities have merged into a unified whole. There's still some significant extremes to Dui's personality, however, and both he and the protagonist refer to his "other side."
- Telepathy: Dui can project his thoughts into the minds of others, but cannot actually read minds. This comes in handy when he and Shadow Dui eventually begin to actually talk to each other.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Cherries, and especially cherry pie. That rumour about people able to tie cherry stems into knots with their tongues being good kissers? Absolutely true.
Ichthys is one of the members of The Department of Punishments. He gets along with Teorus from The Department of Wishes. He has the power of healing. He represents the constellation of Pisces.
Tropes associated with Ichthys:
- Adorkable: He's incredibly enthusiastic and jovial, particularly about things like playing pranks and taiyaki, to the point where kids get along with him better than adults do most of the time. All of this endears him to the MC, and likely to the players themselves.
- Because Destiny Says So: A rather dark example. Ichthys believes that he's destined to die no matter what, and decides to spend whatever time he has left enjoying himself to the fullest. It takes meeting the protagonist and falling in love with her to change his mind.
- Cast from Lifespan: Ichthys chips away at his lifespan with each use of his healing powers.
- Complete Immortality: Subverted, he's the only god with a life span.
- Despair Event Horizon: Despite not even 'crying about it' as he says, it's clear that the death of his parents - coupled with him unable to save them with his healing ability - pushed him over the edge and led to 'the shadow of death' hovering over him and shortening his lifespan.
- Don't You Dare Pity Me!: A mild case. He doesn't seem to like when others dwell on his mortality, but it's probably because he doesn't want to worry anybody, and because he wants to avoid thinking about it himself.
- Friend to All Children: Considering his own childlike nature, he's very good with children. Mostly because he teaches them some of his own pranks.
- Healing Hands: He has the power to heal others.
- I Don't Want to Die: He finally breaks down and admits this near the end of his main story, just as he's about to return to the heavens.
- Ill Boy: Well, somewhat. As one gets further through his route, this comes up more and more often, as he increasingly tires himself out and has to rest. This, of course, is deeply worrying to the other gods.
- Innocently Insensitive: Has a tendency to cross the line when it comes to his pranks, but always means well.
- The Gadfly: Loves to his tease his team mates, Dui and Scorpio. He loves teasing the MC as well.
- Manchild: He's usually rather immature, playing pranks on others and refers himself as a 'champion of justice' when he's out punishing humans.
- The Prankster: Ichthys is called "the problem child of Punishments" for a reason. When he gets the opportunity to use his powers again, he decides to make up for lost time with predictably chaotic results.
- The Nicknamer: Calls Huedhaut 'Hue', Scorpio is 'Scorpy', Teorus is 'Teo' and Zyglavis is 'Ziggle'.
- Sad Clown: It turns out that Ichthys' pranking is a way to distract him from his own pain and fear of his impending mortality.
- Stepford Smiler: See above. He's most often seen with a smile on his face, and the MC notes how he says serious things in a cheerful or light-hearted manner.
- Shoo the Dog: Tries to do this to the protagonist, so that it'll be easier for her to forget him and not cause her pain when he dies. It doesn't work.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Taiyaki.
Zyglavis is the Minister of the Department of Punishments. He represents the constellation of Libra.
Tropes associated with Zyglavis:
- Arch-Enemy: To Leon, in a way. He appears near the end of Leon's route as an antagonist who very much seems to dislike Leo, and takes some measure of delight in putting him on trial.
- Casting a Shadow: He can manipulate shadows and separate his own shadow from himself to do things for him when he's not physically present. This mostly means leaving his shadow with the protagonist to watch over her without her knowledge, which is what enables him to come to her rescue when the king of darkness abducts her during his route.
- Long-Haired Pretty Boy: Wears his hair in a ponytail. The MC even comments that it's depressing that all gods are much more attractive than humans.
- Luminescent Blush: He blushes alot, though not as much as Scorpio. He gets embarrassed easily, something that Karno comments on. When the MC and Dui are getting cozy he scolds them for being so affectionate in front of everybody.
- Mr. Exposition: Zyglavis tends to have the narrative job of showing up to explain backstory and current events related to the heavens.
- My Greatest Failure: He blames himself for the existence of the king of darkness, believing that had he not relented in punishing the sins of ancient humans when they begged him for mercy, the evil that created the king of darkness would not have been able to flourish in the hearts of humanity.
- Neat Freak: He's highly critical of the MC's apartment, scolding her because her TV is dusty. His own living space is extremely neat and organized, with even the books on his shelves arranged by size and color.
- The Sacred Darkness: His power of darkness is not presented as anything ominous or threatening, but instead is described as peaceful, soothing, and protective.
- Serious Business: With pretty much anything, especially work.
- Sugar-and-Ice Personality: As strict and uptight as Zyglavis presents himself to be, the protagonist discovers that in fact he's one of the most compassionate and caring of the gods. He punishes the sins of humans mercilessly not because he hates them but as a form of tough love: he wants them to realize their wrongdoings and turn onto a better path, and believes that mercy will just encourage them to continue sinning.
- Sweet Tooth: Despite his strict demeanor he really enjoys sweets.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Chocolate Ganache.
Krioff is a God from the Department of Punishments. He represents the constellation of Aries.
Tropes associated with Krioff:
- Can't Hold His Liquor: A character interview with him states that alcohol is not his strong point.
- Not Good with People: Doesn't talk much and isn't fond of parties. Turns out he's a nice god, he just has trouble expressing himself.
- Playing with Fire: His unique power is Pyrokinesis.
- The Quiet One: Doesn't talk much.
- Trademark Favourite Food: Vanilla ice-cream.
- Tsundere: Type A.
Partheno is a God from the Department of Punishments. He represents the constellation of Virgo.
Tropes associated with Partheno:
- Beauty Mark: One under his left eye.
- Chivalrous Pervert: This is how the other gods describe him and warn the MC to stay away from him, though he's generally a nice guy.
The male messenger of the King of Heavens who serves in the Department of Punishments. He has a crush on Vega.
Tropes associated with Altair:
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Considering he's the King, you expect him to be benevolent and all loving. He does a lot of things for his own amusement, mainly to see how others will react. He also attempted to exterminate humanity but the Goddess!MC stopped him, which cost her her godhood. Simply put he's a Jerk.
- Crazy Jealous Guy: The reason he punished the protagonist in Scorpio's sequel? He was jealous of her and Scorpio's love, and worried that she was leading him astray.
- Cruel to Be Kind: He banished Ichthys not because he committed a sin, but because his grief at losing his parents was courting 'the shadow of death' and shortening his life span.
- It Amused Me: His only motivation for doing the things he does, up to and including punishing the six gods just so he can see what happens to them.
- Manipulative Bastard: Oh yes.
- No Name Given: Hes simply referred to as 'the King'.
- The Omnipotent: Obviously. He is the King and therefore the strongest of all the gods.
- Rapunzel Hair: It's hard to say how long his hair is just from looking at his image in game. It must go down to at least his lower back.
- Sore Loser: At the climax of his fight with Scorpio in his sequel route, his power suddenly becomes negated by a sphere of pure golden light that protects both Scorpio and the protagonist. Faced with the power of their love, the King is suddenly bored with the protagonist and removes the mark of sin from her, before leaving in a huff.