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Ueki Team

    Kousuke Ueki
Voiced by: Romi Park (JP), Cole Howard (EN), Ricardo Escobar (SP)

Kosuke Ueki is the main character in the series. He is in Class 1-C at Hinokuni Junior High School. Ueki's ability is given to him by Kobayashi (a.k.a. Mr. K), who is also Ueki's homeroom teacher. His level 2 power is to undo the opponent's power. He can use more than one sacred treasure weapon at the same time because of his given ability.

  • Honor Before Reason: He uses his tree power to interfere to fight any injustice that he comes across, despite the fact that using that power on non-contestant makes him lose his talents and eventually disappear when he has no more.
  • Idiot Hero: He's usually not too bright, which makes his analysis skills even more amazing.
  • Made of Iron: Which causes Robert to undergo a Villainous Breakdown.
  • Mellow Fellow: He is an unusually calm individual.
  • Missing Mom: It turns out that she's dead. That's his human adopted mom. Played straight with his real Celestial mom who's implied to have left his real dad after he was dropped off in the real world.
  • Multi-Melee Master: Most Celestial Beings can only summon one Sacred Weapon at a time. Ueki's level 2 Celestial power (not his regular level 2 ability) allows him to summon more than one or all of them at once.
  • No Sense of Direction: In the fight against Marilyn's team, he couldn't figure out where his teammates were and ended up in other places in that area until he backtracked to where he beat one of his opponents, took the scanner from him and used it to find his friends.
  • Power Gives You Wings: His second to last God power.
  • Talk to the Fist: What Kosuke tends to do to his opponents since he doesn't want to listen to them rant.
  • Teen Genius: Before he lost his intelligence. He was so smart before he lost his powers that he could take tests and get 100 percent on them while he was asleep!
  • This Loser Is You: Justified in that he actually is one of the smarter and athletic characters in the series as well as a Chick Magnet. However, his sense of justice is so high, he uses his powers on thugs often and as a result, loses all the above and becomes this. Mori and everyone around him lampshades this.
  • Too Dumb to Fool: BJ tried to scare him by pretending to be Robert Haydn. However, since BJ already introduced himself as BJ to Ueki earlier that day, and Ueki did not know who Robert was at that time, Ueki's reaction was simply confusion, and he kept insisting that his opponent is BJ, not Robert.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Ueki has green hair.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: He has the fewest talents in the series because he keeps wasting them by doling out justice to jerks and as a rule, whenever he hurts a non-God candidate with his powers, he loses a talent. Once his talents reach zero, he'll die. Mori has to keep reminding him not to use his powers but he doesn't listen.

    Ai Mori
Voiced by: Tomoko Kawakami (JP), Lori Barnes-Smith (EN), Marta Sáinz (SP)

Ai Mori is one of Ueki's classmates at Hinokuni Junior High School. She discovers Ueki's power early on, coming to a rather unusual conclusion and at first believing him to be an alien. Upon learning of the competition Ueki is in, she decides to back him up, to keep him from losing all his talents and disappearing because of it.

  • Badass Normal: For half of the series before she got her powers, she was able to hold her own in battle by outsmarting many of the villains.
  • Distressed Damsel: Subverted. She actually doesn't need to be rescued that often and when she poses a threat, she's usually knocked to the side out of danger.
  • Fetish: Her power forces the person to have a glasses fetish.
  • The Generic Girl: Until she gets her powers.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: Keeps her glasses above her eyes and is rarely seen wearing them whilst talking to others. They're just reading glasses and she keeps a ton of them with her at any given time.
  • He Who Must Not Be Seen: Her parents almost never appear in the anime but they make at a few cameos in the manga as they often worry about their daughter.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: When in a casual mood, Ai is usually upbeat and friendly, although she is often shown with a very shallow side, initially believing that all power-users (with the exception of Ueki) are dangerous enemies that can't be trusted. Still, Ai cares deeply for her friends, especially Ueki.
  • Lethal Chef: Subverted. Her food looks bad but tastes great.
  • The Load: A more straight example than Hideyoshi. She has useless powers that can't help her friends out. Becomes more evident in the final battle in which all she can do is stand there and watch Anom kicked the crap out of Sano and Rinko.
  • Protectorate: To Kosuke.

    Seiichiro Sano
Voiced by: Soichiro Hoshi (JP), Beau Thompson (EN), Luis Vicente Ivars (SP)

Sano can change towels into iron by holding his breath, but due to the limitations of animation, he frequently uses his power without any apparent limitations; this is especially noticeable in battle sequences.

  • Alliterative Name: His first and last name both begin with "S".
  • Awesome by Analysis: He can figure out a person's power very quickly. On the down side, he's knocked out before he can do anything.
  • Black Comedy Rape: He thinks this when he yells at Mori in one of her matches that her opponent is going to rape her. She doesn't take it well.
  • Break the Cutie: Karlpaccho tried this on Sano by threatening to kill his God Candidate Inumaru that he probably saw as more than a friend by planting a bomb on his neck and if he didn't join his team, he would set it off. He then forces Sano to fight against his friends. While Sano was trying to go around the deal by pretending to lose to Kosuke, Capucho wouldn't fall for it and then puts Mori and Rinko's life on the name as well as Inugami. It's when Inugami sacrifices himself to give Mori her powers and goes to Hell as a result is when he finally breaks down. Capucho then pushes his buttons by calling his friend a loser for forfeiting his chance to become God for someone like him. And while Kosuke stands up for him and demands to fight Capucho to take back what he said, Capucho declares that Sano won the match because Kosuke finish him off and then forces Sano to watch from the audience stand as he beats up Kosuke quite a bit. At this point, it becomes obvious that this tactic worked but Sano quickly grows out of it.
  • Distressed Dude: Subverted. Kosuke assumes he's this when Inumaru claims about Robert capturing Sano but Sano clearly states he joined Robert's crew on his own free will. He still needs to get out of the jam of course.
  • Noodle Incident: How he got the burn on his face. All the character manual says is that he got into an accident at the hot springs.
  • Parental Neglect: This is the case for Sano's family since Sano never mentions his parents nor do they get screen time. The way he treats Wanko is more like a father than a friend and then there's the fact that Sano actually doesn't live where the series take place and in the sequel, he seems to be out of the country BY HIMSELF.

    Rinko Jerrard
Voiced by: Mamiko Noto (JP), Angie Beers (EN), Carolina Tak (SP)

Rinko Jerrard is a 15-year-old power user who can create bombs from beads. She creates special accessories in order to use her beads in more constructive ways.

  • More Dakka: Her Finger Bead Cannons.
  • The Ojou: Comes from a rich family, but it caused her to be ostracized by her peers.
  • Rocket Jump: By embedding beads inside the soles of her shoes.
  • Ship Tease: With Sano.
  • Stuff Blowing Up: Can turn beads into bombs.
  • The Smart Girl: All the weapons she uses in conjunction with her powers? She made them herself!

    Hideyoshi Sōya
Voiced by: Kappei Yamaguchi (JP), Chris Ippolito (EN), Pepe Carabias (SP)

Hideyoshi Sōya has the ability to turn voices into portraits and can make voices come out of them. The condition is that he needs to bend his fingers or toes.

  • Animal Stereotypes: He is commonly referred to a monkey by his friends and enemies. He even acts like a monkey and looks like one. His own Chosen profile pic is of a gorilla.
  • Art Imitates Life: Can turn voices into portraits.
  • Confusion Fu: His favored tactic in conjunction with his ability to turn voices into portraits.
  • Expy: Of Jack from MÄR.
  • The Load: Hideyoshi knows he's this and prays that he never has to fight in the tournament. Luck is usually on his side.
  • Loud of War: His ability is to turn voices into portraits, which then plays back the sound. He often uses this as an attempt of Confusion Fu.



    King of the Celestial World 
Voiced by: Jurota Kosugi (JP), Roger Rhodes (EN), José María Carrero (SP)

The current Celestial King, he is the one who created the tournament in the first place.

Voiced by: Katsuji Mori (JP), Ben Jeffery (EN), Miguel Ángel del Hoyo (SP)

  • Not the Fall That Kills You: Pulls this three times on Ueki. And while he tends to complain that the catch hurt his arms, neither of them are actually ever injured from it.

Voiced by: Akira Ishida (JP), Scott Roberts (EN), Emilio García (SP)

Voiced by: Shuichi Ikeda (JP), Jonathan Love (EN), Jaime Roca (SP)


Robert's Ten

    Robert Haydn 
Voiced by: Mitsuki Saiga (JP), Sean Broadhurst (EN), Juan Navarro (SP)

    Carl P. 'Carpaccio' Accio 
Voiced by: Wataru Takagi (JP), Roger Rhodes (EN), Fernando Elegido (SP)

  • The Dragon: To Robert.
  • Hawaiian-Shirted Tourist: Dresses like one.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: This is how Ueki defeated him with Tenko's help.
  • Mega Manning: His Level 1 ability enables him to absorb the abilities of Robert's Ten members for as long as he's within 10 meters of them for at least 24 hours.
  • Mind Reading: Literally; one of his absorbed abilities is to turn his enemies' thoughts into phone mails, which he can read and use to his advantage.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Spelled as "Karlpaccio" in Spain.
  • Teleport Spam: His Level 2 ability enables him to switch places with anything he touches.

    Kageo Kuroki 
Voiced by: Yusei Oda (JP), Jeffrey Watson (EN), José María Carrero (SP)

    Kamui Rosso 
Voiced by: Harumi Sakurai (JP), Annika Odegard (EN), Diana Torres (SP)

    Alessio Iuliano 
Voiced by: Ken Narita (JP), Charles Heffernan (EN), Ramón González (SP)

Voiced by: Kouji Ishii (JP), Ben Jeffery (EN), Ángel Amorós (SP)

  • Power Fist: What his ring-turned-rocket is usually for.

    Marco Maldini 
Voiced by: Show Hayami (JP), Randy Brososky (EN), Jorge Saudinós (SP)

  • Berserk Button: Insults to his cooking.
  • Dub Name Change: The Spanish dub changes his surname to "Madeeny".
  • Evil Chef: He's a chef and he's one of the bad guys.
  • Magma Man: Can turn tomatoes into magma.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: After Alessio and Don are defeated and no longer in the competition, Marco gives no second thoughts about killing them with magma since they are no longer useful to the team.

Voiced by: Chikao Ohtsuka (JP), Richard Lee (EN), Salvador Serrano (SP)

    Becky Wolf 
Voiced by: Yumiko Kobayashi (JP), Suzette Mattar (EN), Diana Torres (SP)

    Taro Myojin 
Voiced by: Mayumi Yamaguchi (JP), Ben Johnson (EN), Diana Torres (SP)

  • Verbal Tic: Ends his sentences with "~su". It was changed to "like" in the English dub.

Voiced by: Noriaki Sugiyama (JP), Jordan Schartner (EN), Alfredo Martínez (SP)

  • Abnormal Ammo: He uses pachinko balls to shoot his opponents without using his ability.
  • Cape Wings: Can turn his cape into a pair of wings.
  • Feather Flechettes: His Level 2 ability can turn the feathers on his wings into sharp blades.

Voiced by: Akiko Yajima (JP), Caitlynne Merdek (EN)

  • Affably Evil: Very little about him even suggests he's evil in the first place. He only attacks Ueki when he tried to stop him from eating.
  • Confusion Fu: Strike weird poses while using his power to hide the actual limiting conditions.

Capucho Team

Voiced by: Yuu Asakawa (JP), Annika Odegard (EN), Fernando Elegido (SP)

Voiced by: Masaya Matsukaze (JP), Jordan Schartner (EN), Emilio García (SP)

Voiced by: Hiroshi Kamiya (JP), Paul Hudson (EN), Alfredo Martínez (SP)

  • Be the Ball: Has the power to turn himself into a billiard ball.
  • Gratuitous English: More so in the original Japanese then in the translations. English is stated to be his best subject.
  • Insistent Terminology: Not a billiard ball, a Super Dynamic Elegant Ball!
  • Rolling Attack: His preferred method of attack is to turn into the ball and do this.

Voiced by: Kouki Miyata (JP), Alfredo Martínez (SP)

Grano Team

Voiced by: Isshin Chiba (JP), Alfredo Martínez (SP)

  • Art Initiates Life: Can turn models into working replicas.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: TWICE!. Brings a model of Ueki to life and then orders it to attack the evil before it. Being an exact copy of Ueki, the clone helps the real one beat him up!

Voiced by: Yui Horie (JP), Jordan Henkleman (EN), Diana Torres (SP)

Voiced by: Kentaro Ito (JP), Lucas Gilbertson (EN), Jorge Saudinós (SP)

  • Barrier Warrior: Can turn his clothing into a barrier.
    • Full-Contact Magic: His Level 2 ability enables him to change his opponent's clothes into a barrier which synchronizes with his own.
  • Blatant Lies: Initially claims his powers are invincibility and the power to turn his voice into a shockwave.
  • Verbal Tic: "Baby".

Voiced by: Toshio Furukawa (JP), Ryan Stockert (EN), Juan Navarro (SP)

Voiced by: Toshiharu Sakurai (JP), Brett Bauer (EN), Fernando Elegido (SP)

  • Portal Door: His ability is to turn paper into this, which he uses to tickle his opponent from long-range, fulfilling Munin's limiting condition.
  • Those Two Bad Guys: Pairs up with Munin.

Team Marilyn

    Marilyn Carrey 
Voiced by: Satsuki Yukino (JP), Carol-Anne Day (EN), Carmen Téllez (SP)

Voiced by: Banjo Ginga (JP), Ai Horanai (JP, young), Adam Hunter (EN), Alfredo Martínez (SP)

Voiced by: Shin-ichiro Miki (JP), Ryan Stockert (EN), Juan Navarro (SP)

Voiced by: Minori Chihara (JP), Morgan Partridge (EN), Raquel Martín (SP)

Voiced by: Kaori Fukuhara (JP), Ian Wolach (EN), Diana Torres (SP)

Barrow Team

    Barrow Eschalot 
Voiced by: Shiho Kawaragi (JP), Chris Lorincz (EN), Diana Torres (SP)

    Van Decout/Ban Dicoot 
Voiced by: Eiji Takemoto (JP), John Knight (EN), Alfredo Martínez (SP)

Voiced by: Toru Okawa (JP), Corby Proctor (EN), Emilio García (SP)

  • Invisibility: His ability renders his Sacred Weapons invisible.

    Kill Norton 
Voiced by: Susumu Chiba (JP), Charles Heffernan (EN), Fernando Elegido (SP)


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