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     Amamiya's uncle 
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Tell me where you got this "toy" before I stab you to death with it!
The unnamed uncle of Hiroto Amamiya who was supposed to look after him after the deaths of his parents, instead he abused him and denied him everything he considered "too luxurious for someone like him".
  • Abusive Parents: Slapped his nephew whenever he felt frustrated (but not punching since he thought slapping was okay to discipline kids), and while there were no physical scars, the emotional scars were many.
    • After Amamiya was gone, he started abusing his own son to vent his frustrations, although unlike Van, his son didn't take this kindly.
  • Domestic Abuse: Without his nephew or son to take his frustrations, he and his wife turned on each other, leading to their divorce.
  • Evil Uncle: After his brother died, he was supposed to look after Hiroto, but instead denied him even basic necessities since they were 'too luxurious for someone like him' and that he 'needed to learn about humility'. He prohibited things like: meals that weren't cheap (God forbid the food said 'Deluxe' in the name or packaging), toys, TV (unless it was for documentaries and even then, he changed his opinion all the time), traveling, clothes, etc. Of course, such rules didn't apply for him and his family.
  • For Your Own Good: He would always, always, always phrase his abuse upon Hiroto as if he was somehow doing the poor kid a favor with constant deprivation enforced by violence and screaming, and probably actually believed it. His wife, son, and store employees wouldn't put up with this self-serving narrative and retaliated, to his shock, horror, and endless frustration.
    "How are you going to survive in the future with that attitude, huh? TELL ME!"
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: In the manga he's shown with glasses, and if it wasn't clear already, a total asshat.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: He is disgustingly easy to piss off, and doesn't even have substance abuse or addiction as an excuse. When shown in a flashback in chapter 12 of the manga, he spots Hiroto quietly doing his homework, but seeing a cartoon character on the side of a borrowed pencil caused him to totally flip his shit, grab the pencil, break it, throw it in the trash, slap Hiroto across the face, grab him by the shirt, scream at him in his face, and then dump out the boy's backpack on the floor, searching for any other "toys," with Cross-Popping Veins on his forehead.
  • Hate Sink: While other antagonists might have reasons for their behavior, he was nothing more than a petty asshole who mistreated his nephew out of nothing but spite.
  • Hypocrite: Denied Amamiya everything but the barest necessities, yet he had no problem indulging in luxuries for himself and his family, especially after Hiroto died.
  • Jerkass: He was a total prick to everyone, he just kept it limited to his nephew, but when the nephew was gone, he turned on his wife, son and employees. The last one led to him being sued and his business to collapse.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Used the inheritance and condolence money for the death of his nephew so he and his family could live a life full of indulgences they denied Van, only for their business to fail, turning their frustrations on each other, with him ending up as hobo on the streets and dying a meaningless death.
  • No Name Given: He's never referred by his name, not that there's any need to know.
  • Spared, but Not Forgiven: Vandalieu passed up the golden opportunity to curse him, along with his evil aunt and apathetic cousin, when visiting the gods of Earth in the company of Zuruwarn, but only because cursing this asshole would have tipped off Rodcorte and screwed up much bigger plans and goals.

     Amamiya's aunt and cousin 
The unnamed aunt and cousin of Hiroto Amamiya.
  • Abusive Parents: While she didn't physically abuse him like her husband, Amamiya's aunt constantly vented her frustrations on the poor kid verbally, which didn't help at all in his emotional development.
  • Accomplice by Inaction: Amamiya's cousin never tried to stop his parents from abusing Van, just being glad it wasn't him.
  • The Dog Bites Back: The cousin didn't just take the abuse when his parents turned their frustrations on him, he fought back and left the house as soon as he graduated.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: Now a petty criminal and a future hobo, they wish Van would come back, so they can continue to take their frustrations out on him like they used to.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Used the condolence money for the death of Amamiya to live a life full of indulgences they denied to Van, only for their business to fail, turning their frustrations on each other, losing everything on bad investments and compulsive shopping, with her becoming a petty criminal to pay her gambling addiction, with the son taking a mediocre job, and who will most likely end up homeless like his father.
  • No Name Given: Their names are also unknown, not that there's any need to know.
  • Rant-Inducing Slight: So often, Hiroto could never figure out the cause. In fact, Hiroto's aunt would rant at him for hours, without any reason or rhyme, and then spend hours ranting at him because she spent hours ranting at him.
  • Spared, but Not Forgiven: Like with his Evil Uncle, Vandalieu skips over cursing these two because it would have screwed up bigger plans and goals by tipping off Rodcorte. The fact that Zuruwarn states they already got some nice Laser-Guided Karma doesn't hurt Van's feelings in the slightest.
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    Death-Attribute researchers 
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It's The Undead! RUN!
The unnamed and numerous scientists and researchers who experimented on Vandalieu for all his life, until one of them accidentally killed him, come back to life using his magic and slaughter every researcher and guard on his path.
  • Bald of Evil: One of the researchers is bald in the manga, and he was an amoral bastard who treated Van as barely more than an animal. And even when Van is freed, is very rightly pissed and just killed his co-worker in front of him, all he does is give a Slasher Smile and be excited on how Van's new ability could be researched; Van kills him before he even finishes the thought, but his head still smiles.
  • For Science!: They had no particular reason to treat Van the way they did, only their scientific curiosity.
  • Hate Sink: They treated an innocent boy as nothing but a test subject to produce Death-attribute products, so their deaths are completely unmourned.
  • Karmic Death: Every scientist on the facility was slaughtered by the test subject they took advantage of almost all his life, with the other former test subjects becoming the Eighth Guidance and destroying their remaining facilities.
  • Never My Fault: None of them can understand why Experiment D-01 rampaged and sought to slaughter them, or what they could have possibly done to piss him off so much. It's especially bad with the newest "researcher" who struck him because none of the experiments he was subjected to provided any positive results, even shouting "who gave you permission to die?!" when he died as a result of the electric restraints getting turned up too high.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: One researcher trying to surpass his predecessors increased the voltage on Van's restraints on his brain, accidentally killing him. This would lead to their deaths.
  • No Name Given: They are never referred by name, Van never bothered to learn their names, and no one cares about it now that they're dead.
  • Off with His Head!: The bald researcher in the manga has his head graphically removed.
  • Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: As they poked, prodded, and outright tortured "subject D-01" into more and more "Death Magic" abilities, they became more and more terrified that he'd use those abilities to retaliate, and so they slapped more and more restraints on him to keep him from retaliating, including surgically placing bombs in his chest and brain, eventually leaving him a paraplegic who couldn't even feed himself. Then one of the newest "researchers," desperate for results to outshine his predecessors, turns the "non-compliance" Electric Torture too high, killing him. At this point, with nothing to lose, "subject D-01" retaliates, and graphically kills each and every one of these so-called researchers he comes across.
  • Villains Want Mercy: Especially in the manga. As "Test subject D-01" was rampaging, the researchers all shamelessly begged for their lives. Pleading for him to stop, despite ignoring the many, many pleas of their victims.

    Banda 
A copy Vandalieu made of himself out of unmaterialized Demon King fragments and left on Origin to keep Mei Amemiya company when he had to return to Lambda. "Banda" soon finds himself permanently attached to Mei, and takes it upon himself to be her Guardian Entity.
  • Bond Creatures: He's bonded to Mei, and can't be more than fifty meters away from her.
  • Humanoid Abomination: At first glance he looks like a human with four eyes, wearing a mask covered in open mouths even where his ears should be, a small black fur coat on his head and white hair. But the 'mask' is actually his face, the coat is actually an external membrane with fur growing from it. As for the inside, his arms are made from multiple bones and his body contains multiple skeletons, which were all supported by jointed legs and covered haphazardly in exoskeleton and carapace.
  • Literal Split Personality: While he has Van's memories and some personality traits, he now exists separately and has his own free will.

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EARTH

    The Four Champions 

Zakkart

The Champion of Vida and leader of the Creation-oriented champions. Once a man named Sakado Keisuke, he was the manager of a small factory who considered committing suicide when he was summoned into Lambda. Unlike Bellwood, he was far more open-minded and believed the conflict wasn't as black and white as previously thought, convincing several Evil Gods to defect from the Demon King's side. He and the other four champions were killed by the Demon King, with the fragments of their souls being taken by Rodcorte into his system, creating an entirely new soul that would eventually reincarnate as Vandalieu.
  • Came Back Wrong: A desperate Vida tried to revive him using one of his inventions, but all she got was a soulless body with nothing more than residual thoughts and motions.
  • Divine Parentage: His body was used by Vida to give birth to the Progenitors of the Vampire and Ghoul races.
  • Driven to Suicide: When he transmigrated to Lambda, he was putting his head in a noose, ready to kill himself, because his vehicle factory was being foreclosed.
  • The Engineer: Had several hobbies and knowledge that came in handy to fight the Demon King, like guns and even a rebirth machine.
  • Generation Xerox: Many agree Vandalieu is the most similar to Zakkart of all the champions.
  • In Vino Veritas: While drunk he ranted that it was no fair Bellwood got all the women while he never got any female attention because he was stuck in his workshop all the time.
  • Irony: Bellwood might have been the strongest fighter, but the Demon King considered him and the other creation-oriented champions the bigger threat.
  • Jack-of-All-Trades: He was a forensics student with several hobbies that would come in handy in the war on Lambda.
  • Mistaken for Pedophile: Posthumously. Van notes that, had Gufadgarn appeared alongside Zakkart in its young girl disguise, it would have looked bad for him.
  • Non-Action Guy: He wasn't a fighter, and even though he gave a good fight, there was no chance for him to defeat the Demon King and his army.
  • Our Founder: The Vampire and Ghoul races descend from his unnamed twins that were birthed by Vida using his body.
  • Posthumous Character: He's been dead for a hundred-thousand years, and what's left of his soul became a new person.
  • Pragmatic Hero: Unlike Bellwood who tried to be a "perfect hero", Zakkart tried to use unorthodox methods to fight the Demon King's army, even if one of those ideas meant nuking the Demon King.

Ark

The Champion of Ricklent, whom she had a close teacher-student relationship. She and the other four champions were killed by the Demon King, with the fragments of their souls being taken by Rodcorte into his system, creating an entirely new soul that would eventually reincarnate as Vandalieu.
  • Immune to Mind Control: Thanks to Ricklent's protection, she was immune to any external effects on her mind, including those caused by illusions and poison.
  • Out of Focus: Not much is known about her when compared to Zakkart.
  • Posthumous Character: She's been dead for a hundred-thousand years, and what's left of her soul became a new person.

Solder

The Champion of Peria, who gave her the power to share her thoughts, knowledge, and experiences with another in real time, which allowed her to coordinate with others in battle.
  • Out of Focus: Very little is known about Solder when compared to the other champions.
  • Shrinking Violet: She was a shy girl who didn't like macho men.
  • Posthumous Character: She's been dead for a hundred-thousand years, and what's left of her soul became a new person.
  • Vibro Weapon: Her knowledge of science inspired Zorcodrio to vibrate his muscles to create electricity.

Hillwillow

The Champion of Botin, he brought knowledge of Japanese folklore into Lambda, which would inspire stories of ninjas and kunoichi among the Empusa and Arachne of subsequent generations.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: Thanks to Botin's Divine Protection, he could earn any creation-related Skill he saw within a single day.
  • Mega Manning: How his power worked.
  • Out of Focus: Very little is known about him when compared to the other champions.
  • Posthumous Character: He's been dead for a hundred-thousand years, and what's left of his soul became a new person.

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