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Pale Blue Eagle Ravi

"We are Eagle Ravi, the investigation corps of the Moon rabbits. Hindrances are to be eliminated!"

A Moon Rabbit who's part of the covert operations department of the "Eagle Ravi" Earth investigations corps.

  • Butt-Monkey: She's treated rather poorly by her superiors, and despite the risks her position involves, she's paid a terrible wage. It's to the point that the Lunarian commanders expect her to perish because of her job as an infiltrator. This also extends to her comrades — when she asks for backup to fight, her request is ignored. Even ZUN makes fun of this by calling her the Japanese equivalent of cannon fodder in her official profile.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: She only wears socks on her feet.
  • Girl with Psycho Weapon: She has a large mochi mallet splattered with what at first appeared to be blood in the demo version of Legacy of Lunatic Kingdom, but it's actually mochi paste (her profile suggests she was making mochi when encountered, and in the full game the stains are purple).
  • The Gunslinger: Vaguely. She has the ability to shoot bullets from another dimension and all of her Spell Cards are gun-themed.
  • I Choose to Stay: Much like Ringo, Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia reveals that she too decided to stay in Gensokyo afterwards.
  • I'll Never Tell You What I'm Telling You!: On Reimu and Sanae's routes, she inadvertently reveals the location of the Moon Rabbit base after being defeated.
  • Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy: ZUN implies in her Spell Card comments that she's kind of a horrible shot.
  • Invading Refugee: She's only here as an advance party for a mass Lunarian evacuation to Gensokyo.
  • Leitmotif: "The Rabbit Has Landed"
  • Little Bit Beastly: Being a Moon Rabbit like Reisen, she has rabbit ears. "Although it's not visible in her portraits, she also has a tail."
  • Locked Out of the Loop: The majority of the invasion force rabbits were told that they were there to clear some space for a Lunar vacation home; at no point were they told that they were in fact preparing for outright genocide should the main heroes fail in stopping Junko.
  • Moon Rabbit: Her race. Though unlike the most famous Moon Rabbit of Touhou, Reisen Udongein Inaba, she isn't very powerful. This could be attributed to Reisen being considerably more powerful and diligent than other Moon Rabbits; normal Moon Rabbits, while capable of defeating faeries, are not that much stronger, and are noted to be slackers.
  • Non-Indicative Name: Seiran's "Evil Bullet 'Speed Strike'" spell card refers less to its speed and more to the fact that it resembles the speed lines used to depict speed in anime and manga.
  • Orange/Blue Contrast: She's the blue one while Ringo is orange.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: She isn’t really that interested in purifying the Earth, but has her orders.
  • Remember the New Girl?: It's revealed in Reisen's scenario that the two know each other despite Reisen having never mentioned her before.
  • Signature Headgear: An artist's cap that somewhat resembles ZUN's own signature cap.
  • Sitcom Archnemesis: Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia establishes this to be her relationship with Ringo, as the two compete as dango saleswomen.
  • Space Master: Can fire bullets from other dimensions, which is a rather redundant ability when everyone can shoot some sort of bullet.
  • Spread Shot: Her gimmick, large amounts of massed bullets that spread very quickly.
  • Telepathic Spacemen: Able to communicate telepathically with other moon rabbits. She uses stock military radio phrases when doing so.
  • Wake-Up Call Boss: She's only a stage 1 boss and her attacks are relatively hard to dodge due to her quickly-spreading bullets.


Orange Eagle Ravi

"Ahh, there are some pretty strong people on Earth, huh? You've got all sorts of food, too. I wish I had been born on Earth..."

Another Moon Rabbit who's in the information management department of the "Eagle Ravi" Earth investigations corps. She sends the heroines to the Kaian passageway to the Lunar Capital.

  • Bare Your Midriff: Not much, but even that is unusual for the series.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Her Moon-Viewing "September Full Moon" and Moon-Viewing Sake "Lunatic September" Spell Cards use dorodango, mud formed into a glossy sphere resembling normal dango, though the variant of the latter used in The Grimoire of Usami uses actual dango instead.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Goes completely barefoot.
  • Edible Ammunition: Most of her danmaku is made out of edible dango.
  • I Choose to Stay: Likes Earth and decides not to come back to the Lunar Capital.
  • Invading Refugee: She's only here as an advance party for a mass Lunarian evacuation to Gensokyo.
  • Leitmotif: "Pumpkin of September"
  • Levitating Lotus Position: Her spellcasting pose.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Rabbit ears, like Reisen and Seiran. Also most likely a tail, like all Moon Rabbits.
  • Lunacy: Some of her Spell Cards and her Leitmotif appear to be based around the Harvest Moon, commonly occurring in September or October, and also the time when pumpkins are harvested.note 
  • Moon Rabbit: Yet another one of these, like Reisen and Seiran. However, she eventually decides that she prefers living on Earth and doesn't go back to the Lunar Capital.
  • One Degree of Separation: Ringo was apparently present while Reimu was demonstrating her god-summoning abilities to the Lunar Capital near the end of Touhou Bougetsushou.
  • Orange/Blue Contrast: The orange to Seiran's blue.
  • Power-Up Food: Her power is to get stronger by eating dango. Dango is also her Spell Card theme.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: Isn't really that interested in purifying the Earth, and in fact is interested in staying, but has her orders. ZUN mentions in the music comments that "Pumpkin of September" is meant to represent not only her power, but her doubts on whether or not fighting is the right thing to do.
  • Sitcom Archnemesis: Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia establishes this to be her relationship with Seiren, as the two compete as dango saleswomen.
  • Telepathic Spacemen: Mentioned as being a trait of all moon rabbits, allowing them to communicate with each other across long distances.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Dango, obviously.

    Doremy Sweet

Ruler of Dreams
Doremy Sweet

"Very well. I will dispose of this lunatic dream. Now, sleep. I will craft your Kaian now."

A baku guarding the Kaian passageway between Gensokyo and the Lunar Capital. She is the ruler of the Dream World where the Kaian passage exists. She later appears as a playable character in Antinomy of Common Flowers.

  • Animal Motifs: Her black-white-black dress invokes the look of the Malayan tapir, the animal the baku was based upon, which has a black upper body, white lower body and black hind legs, and her nightcap is likely a reference to the tapir's own trunk.
  • Badass in Charge: She isn't just a lowly Baku worker, but rather the full-fledged ruler of the Dream World, and she is notorious in fandom for being unnaturally difficult for a stage 3 boss, so much that ZUN had to tone her down from the demo just to prevent a Difficulty Spike.
  • Baku: The kind of youkai she is. Being the ruler of the Dream World, she's strongly associated with dreams and sleep, and her design was inspired by the Malayan tapir, the animal the baku is based on.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Her fighting style is very eccentric and comical, but do not take this to mean she is a pushover.
  • Catchphrase: Almost always introduces herself with "I am Doremy Sweet, the ruler of dreams."
  • Cat Smile: Has a near permanent one plastered on her face. It often serves to give her a somewhat smug look.
  • Compressed Hair: Hides a full head of hair within her nightcap, something only visible in her post-battle sprite.
  • Counting Sheep: Two of Doremy's moves in Antinomy of Common Flowers reference this trope, tying into her association with dreams and sleep: one has her firing sheep from a book to attack, and another has her turn into a giant sheep mecha that shoots even more sheep as missiles.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Blue hair and eyes.
  • Demonic Possession: In Antinomy of Common Flowers Doremy is capable of "stowing away" with others (even multiple people at once) through a means different from the Perfect Possession technique at the heart of the incident (though it's still treated the same for gameplay purposes). Apart from Dream Reisen's and Sumireko's routes (where Doremy serves as their partner) she mostly limits herself to observation, to the point where Doremy-possessed enemies in Story Mode will stand still and stop defending themselves while she's in control.
  • Dimension Lord: A heroic version of the Dream World. Doremy has no interest in conquering the real world and only acts to stop the perfect possession incident.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: She's only wearing socks.
  • Dream Eater: Being a baku, a youkai who eats dreams, it's only natural that she can do this.
  • Dream Land: Where she lives and rules over. Being a baku, she's noted to be the strongest type of youkai in it.
  • Dream Weaver: Can eat, make, and replace dreams. In fact, her Spell Cards are formed from nightmares and lucid dreams.
  • Everything's Better with Rainbows: Her Super-Express "Dream Express" Spell Card used in the EX stage has her fire rainbow-colored bullets.
  • Fighting Clown: In Antinomy of Common Flowers, she fights by firing small sheep from a book, throwing pink dream bubbles, blowing a trumpet, or drawing the enemy closer with a vacuum cleaner. Then there's her Nightmare of Chimera spellcard, where she turns into a giant mecha sheep robot and shoots sheep missiles.
  • Great Big Book of Everything: Her book records the contents of dreams, though she doesn't seem to need to actually read it to draw on its knowledge.
  • Kill the God: This is Doremy's actual job in a metaphorical sense. She's in charge of making sure dreamers aren't able to realize that they have unlimited power in the dream world.
  • Leitmotif: "Eternal Spring Dream"
  • Little Bit Beastly: Downplayed; she has an odd white tail with a black tuft of fur on the end, but no visible animal ears.
  • Lunacy: Her final Spell Card, Moon Sign "Ultramarine Lunatic Dream".
  • Mini-Mecha: One of her Spell Cards in Antinomy of Common Flowers involves her turning into a giant robotic sheep (which looks like the Daiku Maryu) and firing missiles everywhere.
  • Mundane Utility: Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia reveals that while on the job Doremy uses her power over dreams to research and develop a line of pillows by talking to sleepers as they are dreaming. These pillows are later shown to be a highly successful sales item. Apparently, she was also able to trademark the word "sweet" for them.
  • Non-Protagonist Resolver: Is a bit of this in Antinomy of Common Flowers being the one who takes care of the Perfhect Possession Incident while the majority of the cast is dealing with the Yorigami sisters.
  • Nothing Personal: Doremy's reason for opposing Reimu, Marisa, and Sanae is merely to stop them from getting into any real danger in the dream world as they are in their real bodies. After they defeat her she easily lets them go upon hearing their reason for being there. For Reisen it's different - since she's a former moon rabbit the Lunar Capital ordered Doremy to stop her should she appear. On first contact she mistakes most of them as just dreaming.
  • The Omniscient: Has knowledge of just about everyone due to watching their dreams.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Doremy isn't usually invested in incidents unless the situation calls for it, but in Violet Detector she is much more openly antagonistic to Sumireko despite having parted with her on somewhat good terms in Antimony of Common Flowers. That's because it's not Sumireko, but her Dream Soul; she's still just doing her job while trying to get the real Sumireko her body back.
  • Our Spirits Are Different: Is holding a Dream Soul in her portrait.
  • Promoted to Playable: She's one of the new additions in Antinomy of Common Flowers.
  • Punny Name: Seems to be a pun on "do re mi", "dreamy", and "sweet dreams".
  • Reality Warper: In Antinomy of Common Flowers her Occult Special allows her to create small pockets into the dream world. In addition her Last World involves trapping the opponent in the dream world.
  • Recurring Boss: Is the Stage 3 boss and reappears as the Extra Stage midboss.
  • Revenge: Despite being associated with the Lunar Capital she despises the fact that she was ordered to be a glorified gatekeeper. Likewise she was also responsible for creating the dream Lunar Capital and ran out of patience when nothing changed for one and a half years. In response she barely puts up a fight and tells the player character how to reach the capital.
  • Self-Duplication: During the events of Antinomy of Common Flowers, she sends out multiple copies of herself to keep an eye on everyone's rampant dream selves.
  • Signature Headgear: Is always seen wearing a nightcap, tying into her motif of sleep and dreams. Antinomy of Common Flowers depicts it as roughly as long as she is tall.
  • Smug Smiler: Her usual expression in Antinomy of Common Flowers is a smug grin.
  • The Unfought: She is never fought against directly in the Antinomy of Common Flowers story mode.
  • Willfully Weak: Doremy is the master of the dream world, and as Reisen states a Baku is one of the most dangerous Youkai to face in their realm, though according to Word Of God baku as a whole are not particularly powerful youkai. Despite this she is only the 3rd stage boss, later Sagume states that it was odd that Doremy let the heroines pass. She later appears in the Ex stage as a considerably more dangerous mid boss.

    Sagume Kishin

Goddess who Invites Unfortunate Slips of the Tongue
Sagume Kishin

"I have no choice but to bet the fate of the Lunar Capital on you. There's no escape any more. Fate has at last begun to reverse! Now, on to the enemy's home base, the Sea of Tranquility!"

A high ranked Lunarian in charge of the plan to relocate the Lunar Capital.

  • Affably Evil: Very polite for a heavenly goddess/Space Elf fully willing to eradicate all of humanity.
  • Ambiguous Situation: Hecatia directly suggests the possibility that Aya's writing of the Bunbunmaru Shinpo was the result of Sagume using Aya as an unwitting sleeper agent via her powers, in order to take over or destroy Gensokyo, which is now considered the Lunar Capital's enemy, something Aya herself admits to being a strong likelihood in the books post-word. The exact truth to this speculation is never confirmed.
  • Animal Motifs: The heron, as shown by her "One Winged White Heron" Spell Card. ZUN said in an interview that the idea behind her came from the words "heron" and "swindler" sounding alike in Japanese ("sagi").
  • Big Bad: She's in charge of the invasion of Gensokyo, though not the actual villain.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: Along with the Big Bad Duumvirate of Junko and Hecatia.
  • Blessed with Suck: Everything will conspire against her to make whatever she speaks about untrue. Due to this, she needs to be very careful about what she says.
  • Character Tic: She never stops touching her lips with her fingers or covering her mouth with her hand.
  • Consummate Liar: Unusually, due to the way her power works she has to lie constantly and pick her words carefully out of necessity rather than to mess with or manipulate people.
  • Cosmic Plaything: The world hates her so much that it conspires to make everything she says a lie.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: Though she's the one in charge of the invasion, she's only the Stage 4 Boss, and the heroine is sent to save the Lunar Capital from Junko and Hecatia.
  • Evil Gloating: Usually defied by herself due to her power, but when she starts explaining the plan, by definition her very own power begins working against it. It must be quite the relief for her to actually be able to say something without thinking about negative consequences for once.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: Has a single wing. Many Sephiroth jokes were had, especially since her ultimate Spell Card is called "One Winged White Heron".
  • Flunky Boss: Uses those yin-yang enemies in large quantities.
  • Foil: To Seija, and amanojaku in general. Where amanojaku say and do things the opposite of the world, the world does everything opposite of what Sagume says.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: To Urban Legend in Limbo, as it was she who made it possible for Sumireko to get the Occult Ball of the Moon as part of her plan to bring the Lunar Capital to Gensokyo. Sagume also gave this Occult Ball some of her power, which is what caused the Urban Legends to materialize over the course of the game.
  • I Let You Win: The only reason she fights the protagonists is because she wishes to determine if and why Eirin sent them. After which she sends you on your way to defeat her enemy. Notably, after she is defeated, her portrait does not display any Instant Bandages or even Clothing Damage, indicating that she has far from gone all-out.
  • Impossibly Cool Clothes: Her skirt trails out into a set of arrow-like tassels which spiral around her from the hem. Sumireko comments on it in Violet Detector.
  • Invading Refugee: Invading Gensokyo to avoid destruction at the hands of Junko.
  • Leitmotif: "The Reversed Wheel of Fortune"
  • Moral Pragmatist: As soon as she realizes that the heroine might be able to drive Clownpiece and Junko off the moon, she abandons the plan to invade Gensokyo and throws her stock in with them.
  • Our Gods Are Different: Not only is it in her title, hearing her name makes Kanako wonder if the Lunarians are descended from the heavenly gods. She is likely to be Ame-no-sagume, servant of Ame-no-wakahiko, who is believed to be the root of the amanojaku.
  • Our Spirits Are Different: Sagume's profile says she can tentatively be classified as a divine spirit, despite not being one of the standard types - a god, an oni, or one of the dead. According to ZUN's interview in Strange Creators of Outer World, she's part heavenly god, part native god, while according to his comments on LoLK's musical score, she's also a kind of amanojaku.
  • Power Incontinence: Everything she says gets reversed. Goals and situations get the brunt of it in canon, but fanon likes to kick it up a notch and make even minor observations work against her.
  • Public Domain Character: Is Ame-no-Sagume, a minor character in the Kojiki associated with lies, though Word Of God notes that Sagume herself is not the exact same character, and more a reimagining.
  • The Quiet One: Talks little, what with reality itself fighting against her words.
  • Reality Warper: The opposite of what she says comes true, with events transpiring to make it come about seemingly naturally. The manifestation of urban legends in the previous game was her power.
  • Remember the New Girl?: In Reisen's scenario, she recognizes her, even calling her "Lady Sagume", despite Reisen having never mentioned her before.
  • Robot Master: Her orbs seem to be artificial constructs, and one of her spellcards refers to them having different models for different purposes.
  • Story-Breaker Power: One of the biggest examples in the series, as noted by ZUN himself. Sagume's ambiguously described powers allow her to essentially rewrite fate to act in opposition to whatever she says, an ability which from what has been shown has near limitless potential. Case in point, her intervention in Grimoire of Usami ends the massive riot that had broken with just a few words.
  • Symbol Motif Clothing: Her dress is cut into an arrow pattern similar to that of Seija Kijin's, though her artwork has them twirling, which may signify how the world moves in opposition to her, as well as her own Leitmotif.
  • Take Over the World: This was Sagume's plan if the heroes were unable to or refused to help the Lunar Capital, in one stroke she would eradicate Gensokyo and replace it with the real Lunar Capital just to run away from Junko's plans. Although the moment she discussed it with the heroines as a threat meant that it was already doomed to fail, showing the amount of trust she placed in the protagonists.
  • Tarot Motifs: Apart from the title of her song, Sagume actually does fit the qualities of the reversed Wheel of Fortune arcanum, primarily those of external forces working against her, e.g. the world working in direct opposition of her words because of her power.
  • Unspoken Plan Guarantee: Enforced by her ability. When she spills the beans about the Lunar Capital relocation plan, she freely admits that it's bound to fail, simply because she talked about it.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Despite the events of Urban Legend in Limbo and Legacy of Lunatic Kingdom having come to a close and the Lunar Capital being saved, the power of the urban legends Sagume instilled in Gensokyo has yet to fade, which ends up sparking one last incident and setting the stage for Antimony of Common Flowers.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The invasion of Gensokyo was only enacted because Junko and Hecatia were making the Lunar Capital inhospitable to the Lunarians, forcing them to transfer. And even then, the transfer was meant to be insurance. When the player character proves strong enough to save the Lunar Capital, she doesn't hesitate abandoning the plan and sending the heroine in the right direction.
  • Winged Humanoid: However, she has only one wing.
  • Woman Behind the Woman: She's the one behind the events of Urban Legend in Limbo, having manipulated Sumireko into using the Lunar Capital Occult Ball.


Hell Fairy

"Kyahahahaha! Something real interesting is going on~! Hey, fairies! Let's crank up the speed! It's lunatic tiiiime! Welcome to a world of madness!"

A particularly powerful fairy and Hecatia's minion, who assists in the plan to flood the moon with lifeforce.

Following the events of Legacy of Lunatic Kingdom, she's made a new home in the basement of the Hakurei Shrine, as seen in Visionary Fairies in Shrine.

  • Achilles' Heel: According to Visionary Fairies in Shrine she's unable to use her madness powers without her torch.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Junko's purification powers made her pure life force in the shape of a fairy. From a Lunarian perspective she's more of a Humanoid Abomination.
  • Badass Adorable: She's an adorable little fairy that can throw the moon at you.
  • Berserk Button: She, and any other regular fairy, are considered this for the Lunar Capital; due to the fact that Lunarians don't live by the human laws of life and death, Clownpiece being on the Moon (on top of Junko purifying her to become purely lifeforce) brings these concepts there and therefore makes the Lunar Capital inhospitable to Lunarians. Her stars-and-stripes patterned clothing is likely meant to piss off the Lunarians even more, since it would serve as a reminder of Neil Armstrong's moon landing. Confirmed in a ZUN interview where he explains that Clownpiece adopted the stars and stripes after seeing the American flag on the Sea of Tranquility.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Twofold one to the Lunar Capital. Just having a fairy be on the Lunar Capital scrambles their concepts of life and death to the point of causing the moon to freeze over, and with Junko having turned the fairies into beings of pure lifeforce, they're invulnerable to their impurity-destroying weaponry in addition to being generally more powerful. Clownpiece and her pack of fairies wreck the Lunarians so hard that they're forced to evacuate, to what could be considered enemy territory.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: The only thing covering her feet are her tights.
  • Dumb Blonde: While she's a lot more powerful than the average Touhou fairy, she isn't any smarter, and happens to be blonde. As an example, she doesn't realize or figure out that Marisa isn't a Lunarian until she actually tells her.
  • Energy Weapon: The laser-est boss since Shou. They represent the stripes in her Stars 'n Stripes motif.
  • Evil Laugh: She first shows up with a "Kyahahahaha!"
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Was originally just another fairy (Though Hecatia alludes in her Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia interview that Clownpiece was pretty strong even beforehand) before being powered up by Junko for the lunar invasion.
  • Girlish Pigtails: In the second part of Chapter 11 of Visionary Fairies in Shrine, she puts her hair into pigtails for the water ride, making her look even younger.
  • Good Eyes, Evil Eyes: In Visionary Fairies in Shrine her eyes are noticably more narrow than those of other fairies.
  • Gratuitous English: Her "It's lunatic tiiiime!" line above is said in English. Considering Clownpiece is technically Greek (being a Lampad from Greek mythology) and works for Hecatia (also based on Greek mythology) her knowledge of a Western language makes some sense.
  • Happy Harlequin Hat: An odd four-coned variation, with two of the cones twisted around each other to connect to a single pompom.
  • Hate Plague: Visionary Fairies in Shrine reveals that she can use her torch to make people irrationally angry and fight one another for no reason.
  • Hidden Depths: Visionary Fairies in Shrine Chapter 2 shows that she's surprisingly introspective for a fairy, or at least enough to wonder why the Lunarians hate life and why she was born in Hell instead of Gensokyo.
  • I Choose to Stay: After the events of Legacy of Lunatic Kingdom she decides to move to Gensokyo, and to the basement of the Hakurei Shrine in particular because Reimu's one of the few people she knows in Gensokyo. That said, when the Three Fairies ask for the exact reason she came to Gensokyo, she gets evasive. It turns out Hecatia asked her to stay, and she doesn't know why.
  • Implacable Woman: Not only is Clownpiece the first Stage 5 boss to have a survival spell, she has two. She's also the only boss whose final phase is a survival phase, implying she doesn't lose due to being beat up, but due to getting tired [Especially as her pre-fight dialogue starts with her huffing and puffing]. This could be a Continuity Nod to Great Fairy Wars, where Cirno doesn't lose due to being shot down, but due to running out of motivation.
  • In-Series Nickname: The Three Fairies of Light call her "Piece".
  • It Amused Me: Likes messing with people's minds and making them fight for fun, according to Visionary Fairies in Shrine.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: While a very destructive prankster as a result of her upbringing in Hell, she's genuinely quite good-hearted, and quickly becomes close friends with the other Fairies.
  • King Mook: Easily the strongest example yet of a species normally used as cannon fodder.
  • Leitmotif: "Pierrot of the Star-Spangled Banner"note 
  • Lunacy: Being a subordinate of Hecatia, she can also harness the power of the moon by summoning literal moons to smack the player with.
  • Mundane Luxury:
    • Compared to Hell, she and her fellow Hell fairies consider the barren lunar surface an improvement.
    • While she's on Earth in Visionary Fairies in Shrine, she gains an appreciation for the Earth's wonders as well.
  • Mundane Utility: In Chapter 3 of Visionary Fairies in Shrine Clownpiece's torch, which can induce madness in anyone who peers into it, is used to burn away the vines covering the Three Fairies' tree house. Related to the same, the main reason Reimu lets her live in the shrine's basement boils down to using her to warm up the shrine.
  • Nature Spirit: When Luna Child says that her madness powers seem more akin to the abilities of a ghost than a fairy in Chapter 1 of Visionary Fairies in Shrine, Clownpiece answers that to her human minds are as much a part of nature as plants are since nature in Hell is the souls of the dead.
  • Neck Lift: In the final chapter of Visionary Fairies in Shrine, she's on the receiving end thanks to Okina, warning her that there's a secret god (I.E. Okina) in Gensokyo.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: In Legacy of Lunatic Kingdom, she's a hell fairy clown from Greek mythology wearing an American flag turned into a dress-and-socks combo, on the moon, while causing Hostile Terraforming. Later on, in Visionary Fairies in Shrine, she moves to Gensokyo, where she starts playing pranks.
  • Our Fairies Are Different: To be more specific, she's a Lampad, a kind of underworld nymph subordinate to Hecate who all bear torches that have the power to drive people to madness.
  • Playing with Fire: Visionary Fairies in Shrine reveals that Clownpiece has the ability to generate Hellfire.
  • Power Born of Madness: Beings touched by the light of her torch are driven to madness, which brings out their true strength. She uses this on her fairies in the middle of her stage to make them attack faster and more aggressively, then uses it on herself for her boss fight.
  • The Prankster: Visionary Fairies in Shrine reveals that she's just as into pranking people as any other fairy despite her prodigious amount of power.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Has red eyes and like Reisen can drive people to madness.
  • Regal Ruff: Comes with the classic clown attire.
  • Signature Headgear: Wears a polka-dotted Cap and Bells with two of the ears connecting to the same pompom.
  • Sixth Ranger: Becomes the fourth member of the Fairies of Light in Visionary Fairies in Shrine out of a desire to learn more about the human world.
  • Soul Power: What her power actually is. It isn't causing people to go mad as much as causing their lifeforce to go berserk. The flame she uses is actually the souls of the damned that fell to Hell.
  • Star Power: She attacks with a lot of stars as a part of her Stars 'n Stripes motif.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: Basically this is the reason why Clownpiece was ordered by Hecatia to live in Gensokyo. Perhaps noticing that Clownpiece is different from other denizens of hell, Hecatia's order was a reward for Clownpiece's service during the incident.
  • Underestimating Badassery: Before their fight, Reisen was bewildered that Lunarians would have trouble fighting a fairy like Clownpiece. Her opinion on her changes after they fight.
  • Unishment: After Clownpiece disobeys Hecatia's orders at the end of Visionary Fairies in Shrine, Hecatia 'punishes' Clownpiece by not allowing her to come back to Hell, instead telling her to return to Gensokyo and observe it until Hecatia comes up with a new plan. Also, if it's possible, Hecatia wants her to get in touch with Okina.
  • Villainous Harlequin: What with being a clown fairy from hell, with all the mischievousness that implies.
  • Walking Wasteland: Either inverted or played straight, depending on your perspective. Her powers as a fairy, boosted by Junko's purification abilities, technically bring life to her lifeless surroundings. However, with life comes the ability to die, something that Lunarians don't normally have to worry about.
  • Wearing a Flag on Your Head: More like wearing a flag on your body; she wears an American-flag based dress, as well as matching tights. Even her attack patterns consist mostly of stars and stripes (or rather, stars and lasers).
  • Winged Humanoid: Being a fairy, she naturally has wings.
  • The World Is Just Awesome: She marvels in wonder at Gensokyo's spring, bouncing around the cherry blossoms. It's enough for her to honestly wonder why the Lunarians hate life so much and why she was born in Hell rather than Gensokyo.



"My mortal enemy, Chang'e. Are you watching?! Gaze upon this poor soul as she struggles between life and death!"

A divine spirit with a grudge against Chang'e. She masterminds a plan to force the Lunarians to relocate, which would leave Chang'e vulnerable. The problem comes in when the Lunarian relocation would involve purifying Gensokyo.

  • Action Mom: The fact she had a son doesn't stop her from being a dangerous Final Boss.
  • Animal Motifs: She has a bit of a fox theme going on; the second kanji in her name means "fox", her status as The Strategist makes her come across as Cunning Like a Fox, and she's depicted with seven fox-like "tails" of energy behind her.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: She is a Divine Spirit but has purified herself to the point that she is nothing more than a being composed of pure resentment that looks like a human.
  • Battle Aura: Apart from her energy tails, for some of her Spell Cards she forms a leaf-shaped aura behind her. During the final spell card in Extra mode, the aura is transferred to Hecatia to signify she's utilizing her power of purification.
  • Big Bad Duumvirate: She and Hecatia concocted a plan to invade the Lunar Capital in order to get at Chang'e. While Junko took the necessary measures to render the Moon inhospitable to the Lunarians and thus make them flee, Hecatia would position herself in the Dream World to ambush and trap the Lunarians in there.
  • Boring, but Practical: Her spellcards in general are visually simple compared to others, designed to kill the player instead of looking pretty. Some of her spellcard names even reflect this: "Simple Danmaku for Cornering a Trapped Rat" and "Pristine Danmaku for Killing a Person", anyone?
  • Boss Subtitles: Averted; she has absolutely no title in-game! Her official profile lists "(Nameless Being)" in the place where her in-game title would normally appear, but it's formatted unlike any other.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Danmaku battles are supposed to be a beautiful and meaningful spectacle and more of a game than a battle. Junko couldn't give less of a crap about all this shlock, her danmaku is not designed to be pretty, it's designed to kill. Even her spellcard names betray her attitude - while she at least tried to stick to spellcard naming conventions at first, her final spellcard sounds very Captain Obvious (Pure Sign "Purely Bullet Hell" or Pure Sign "A Pristine Danmaku Hell" depending on difficulty). By the Extra Stage, she seems to have completely run out of ideas and fox to give, resulting in brilliant names like "Simple Danmaku for Cornering a Trapped Rat" and "Pristine Danmaku for Killing a Person".
  • Combination Attack: "First and Last Nameless Danmaku" alongside Hecatia.
  • Did Not See That Coming: She didn't foresee that an earthling would come to thwart her plans thanks to Eirin's scheme, but the success of her plan will depend if the player took the elixir (Pointdevice Mode) or not (Legacy Mode), or alternatively didn't lose a single life prior to meeting Junko in Legacy Mode. If the player took it (or didn't lose any lives), Junko will preemptively surrender before the fight (although you'll still fight her normally), but if the player didn't take it and lost lives, she will mock you instead.
  • Dual Boss: She helps Hecatia during the Extra stage's boss fight, taking up two spellcards for herself, before getting on-screen together with Hecatia during the final spellcard, "First and Last Nameless Danmaku".
  • Empty Eyes: In Visionary Fairies in Shrine she's depicted with dull irises, tiny pupils and an empty smile, which serves to make her look extremely creepy.
  • Empty Shell: Due to purifying herself, Junko is literally incapable of truly feeling any emotions outside of her all-encompassing hatred for Chang'e. She's less a person in a traditional sense, and more a force of nature.
  • Final Boss: But not really the Big Bad, she's instead a Greater-Scope Villain, explained below.
  • Foil: ZUN intended for Lunacy of Lunatic Kingdom to be not too dark of a story by having a character who contrasts Junko's dead serious attitude; namely, her co-conspirator Hecatia, who is considerably more pleasant and comical.
  • Forced to Watch: Junko announces to Chang'e that she is going to force her to watch as Junko attempts to annihilate the Heroine, if the player is playing on Legacy mode and has misses.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: To Legacy of Lunatic Kingdom. Her invasion and siege of the Lunarians was what made Sagume's plan in Urban Legend in Limbo necessary in the first place.
  • Historical Domain Character:
    • Her backstory shows that she was originally Chún Hú, the wife of Xia Dynasty ruler Hou'yi. Indeed, "Junko" is just the Japanese reading of the original kanji.
    • Her backstory implies that the two figures named Hou'yi in Chinese mythology, the one whom ruled the Xia Dynasty and killed his and Chún Hú's child, Bó Fēng, and the archer who married Chang'e and shot down the Nine Sunbirds are the same character within the Touhou universe, with elements of both figures being re-worked to fit together.
  • Hostile Terraforming: Her big plan is to make the moon unsuitable for Lunarians by making it suitable for mortal life.
  • Humanoid Abomination: While Junko might look like a human, her purifying herself has left her as essentially a blob of pure hatred and resentment in a human shape.
  • In-Universe Catharsis: The main reason she attacks the player character if playing on Pointdevice Mode or Legacy Mode with no misses after accepting defeat is to vent off steam from getting outplayed by Sagume and Eirin.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Easily the darkest villain in the series to date. Junko's debut marked when the games more or less shifted to more morally grey conflicts instigated by Ambiguously Evil or even outright villainous characters.
  • Leitmotif: "Pure Furies ~ Whereabouts of the Heart". True to Junko's theme of purity and hatred, this motif is bereft of elegance and is straightforward in conveying the sheer power behind Junko's vengeful nature.
  • Meaningful Name: The first part of her name, "jun", means "pure" or clean in Japanese.
  • Minimalism: Fitting her "purified" nature, her attacks have a bare-bones look compared to the colourful Bullet Hell thrown out by most Final Bosses in the series, favouring thin rings of small white bullets. Not that this makes them any less deadly.
  • Only One Name: Junko's notable as she is the only Final Boss of all of the Windows games to not have a last name.
  • Our Spirits Are Different: She's a divine spirit - although whether she's what Perfect Memento in Strict Sense describes as a divine spirit (one of the dead revered as a god) or something else entirely is left completely open. Her profile states that "By now, she has no need even for information on what exactly she is."
  • Outliving One's Offspring: Her resentment against Chang'e started when Chang'e's husband killed Junko's son. Because of this, she plots against the Lunar Capital to get at Chang'e.
  • Out of Focus: In contrast to practically all of the Windows-era final bosses who came before her, she fell into the wayside in terms of relevancy immediately, only appearing in cameos or cast-wide appearances like in Violet Detector and Grimoire of Usami. She doesn't even have an article in Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Even though she is practically resentment incarnate, she is almost constantly seen smiling.
  • Pillar of Light: Her spell card Lilies of Murderous Intent throws small red Energy Balls that detonate into one of these when they touch the edge of the screen. Every so often she'll charge up for a moment, then throw multiple balls backwards, where they hit the top of the screen and fill it with lasers.
  • Pure Is Not Good: Junko's entire character design, alongside her innate ability, is based around the concept of purity. Even her name has the kanji for "pure" in it. However, due to her tragic backstory of losing her son and seeking revenge on those who she considers guilty for her loss, she has purified herself into a being of pure resentment. Her rather plain-looking danmaku patterns are also part of the purity concept by virtue of being straight up murderous, in contrast to other elaborate and colourful boss patterns. Reimu lampshades the "Pure" part in her ending "Savior of the Lunar Capital" via describing her as a "pure soul".
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: She's dangerous, powerful, responsible for attacking the Lunar Capital, and she has red eyes.
  • Revenge by Proxy: Ish. Her grudge came from Chang'e's husband killing Junko's son. Junko already killed him for this, and is now after his wife. However, the game goes on to say that she isn't really doing this out of revenge, but because the only thing she has is pure resentment.
  • The Strategist: Seemingly more interested in clever tactics than in brute force danmaku battles: she considered it her loss the moment the protagonists arrived since it was outside her predictions.
  • Signature Headgear: As a former Chinese noblewoman, she wears a black Phoenix Crown.
  • Super Empowering: One of the applications of her purification abilities - she was able to purify fairies into beings of pure lifeforce, making them more dangerous to the Lunar Capital. She also uses this during her tag-team spellcard with Hecatia, resulting in both of their attacks being purified into their most basic and effective form.
  • Take Away Their Name: In the sense of a True Name which defines someone's identity - she no longer has one, and seems to only use her old name "Junko" out of convenience. Tying into concepts introduced in Curiosities of Lotus Asia, ZUN describes her power as the ability to return things to their primordial state before they had a name, comparing it to the ability to create gods (when something is first given a name, it becomes collapsed to exist only as the aspect described by that name - i.e. it loses its divine nature).
  • Thousand-Yard Stare: Whenever she appears in the series printed media she is always portrayed with a hollow, empty gaze punctuated with an equally empty smile.
  • The Unfettered: She orchestrated the attack on the Lunar Capital just to get at Chang'e. Bear in mind that Chang'e herself is already a branded and imprisoned criminal on the Lunar Capital. Evidently Junko being an embodiment of pure resentment is not an exaggeration.
  • Vile Villain, Saccharine Show: She effectively intends to commit a genocide, in a series that usually doesn't go in such a dark place with its plots. She has no regards for the humans that might be killed by the Lunarians' attempt to escape and seems to only stop her attack on the moon when she realizes that the player will defeat her anyway. When asked why such a dark character made her way into the franchise, ZUN responded that Junko is an outsider to Gensokyo, meaning that you wouldn't find that type of character inside it.
  • Villain Decay: In-Universe. Junko's primary revenge target was not Chang'e, but Houyi, her husband — whom she already killed a long time ago. But because she converted herself into a being of pure grudge who knows nothing but vengeance, Junko escalates to things that Houyi had a connection to as if to erase all traces of his existence, so she now fixates on his wife.
  • We Will Meet Again: Not necessarily to the heroine, but Junko makes clear that she will not stop her revenge plans, only delay them out of apology for Genskoyo having been wrapped up in the mess. The Lunarians haven't seen the last of her.
  • You Killed My Father: Or rather, you killed my son. Before she became resentment incarnate, the original reason why she had a grudge towards Chang'e was due to her husband Hou Yi murdering Junko's son.

    Hecatia Lapislazuli

Goddess of Hell
Hecatia Lapislazuli

"I'll give you a real fun choice! The moon, the Earth, or the Otherworld...? Pick whichever body you want to be killed by!"

The goddess of the three hells (Earth, Moon, and the Otherworlds). She assists Junko with her plan because she doesn't like Chang'e either, and because her husband shot down her associate Apollo.

  • Affably Evil: While hard to call evil in light of her treatment of Clownpiece and interview with Aya, she's really quite friendly for a goddess of Hell.
  • Always a Bigger Fish: She ranks higher than Shiki Eiki in the Celestial Bureaucracy, and Eiki herself is powerful enough to (possibly) give the likes of Yukari second thoughts about going up against her. In a world where the Superpower Lottery is known for giving out absolutely ridiculous prizes, this Hot Topic goth with the comparatively low-tier-sounding power of "having three bodies" might well be the absolute strongest entity thus far seen in the series. ZUN even outright says that Hecatia doesn't play by the rules and is someone who's "completely past the level of anyone in Gensokyo or the Lunar Capital".
  • Asskicking Equals Authority: According to her interview in Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia, she gained the title of "Goddess" by being the toughest being in Hell.
  • Berserk Button: Reimu and Sanae end up fighting her mainly because they insulted her choice of fashion.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Don't be fooled by her questionable fashion sense and overall silly demeanor, she's actually quite dangerous, though thankfully mostly benevolent.
  • Big Bad Duumvirate: She and Junko concocted a plan to invade the Lunar Capital in order to get at Chang'e. While Junko took the necessary measures to render the Moon inhospitable to the Lunarians and thus make them flee, Hecatia would position herself in the Dream World to ambush and trap the Lunarians in there.
  • Bonus Boss: She certainly puts the Extra in "Extra Stage Boss".
  • Break Her By Talking: Delivers a verbal beatdown on Aya Shameimaru during an interview with her in Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia. During a set of questions about the Lunarians Hecatia brings up the possibility that Aya is being manipulated by them, mostly due to Aya's tendency to use yellow journalism in her articles. Hecatia then berates Aya for twisting the truth all the time and especially for doing so in her new magazine; she also states that Aya should be careful as the Lunarians (alluding to Sagume) can and will twist Aya's magazine into the real truth, which would have severe consequences. The interview is what causes Aya to cancel the Bunbunshun Shinpou, citing her own research into Sagume as a reason.
  • The Cameo: Makes a brief appearance in Chapter 34 of Forbidden Scrollery in the same panel as Sumireko Usami as Reimu briefly recounts the events of their respective games.
  • Chained by Fashion: Has the Earth, Moon, and Otherworlds chained to her choker. It looks ridiculous, yes, but it's meant to represent her connection with all three worlds.
  • Combination Attack: "First and Last Nameless Danmaku" alongside Junko.
  • Composite Character: Seems to merge a couple roles the goddess Hecate had throughout history. See Truer to the Text below.
  • Creator Provincialism: Despite being a Greek goddess, the globe worn by her earth body is centered on the Japanese archipelago.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Her Earth body has blue hair and blue eyes, her Otherworld body has red hair and red eyes, and her Moon body has blonde hair and yellow eyes.
  • Dimensional Traveller: Easily and quite often travels between the Otherworlds.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: She goes barefoot and is one of the few other characters besides Cirno to not have shoes.
  • Dual Boss: Hecatia mostly fights by herself in the Extra stage boss fight, but lets Junko take her place for two spellcards. It's only during the final spellcard, "First and Last Nameless Danmaku", that they both get on-screen and attack you at once. Correspondingly, you have the option of draining either's health bar to end the boss fight. Marisa humorously calls them out on this.
    Marisa: Hey, you both attacked! That's playin' dirty!
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: While she's not really "evil" as much as morally ambiguous, Hecatia adores Clownpiece, treating her subordinate as something of a surrogate daughter of sorts. Her actions in Visionary Faires in Shrine turns out to be in part motivated by a desire to give Clownpiece a better home in the form of Gensokyo.
  • Evil Redhead: Evil or not, her first body, which corresponds to the Otherworlds, has red hair, and her first impression is "villain".
  • Fashion-Victim Villain: While her evilness is debatable, in-universe Reisen describes her as wearing a "weird outfit", and Sanae outright mocks her sense of fashion.
  • Flechette Storm: Loads of kunai in her nonspells.
  • Foil: Is meant to contrast with Junko being so serious by being rather silly in demeanor.
  • Fun T-Shirt: "Welcome ♥ Hell"
  • God of the Moon: She's based on Hecate, who happens to be a Moon goddess, and has jurisdiction over the Moon's Hell.
  • Got the Whole World in My Hand: And the Otherworlds, and the Moon.
  • Gratuitous English: Her shirt has "Welcome ❤️ Hell" written in plain English on it.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: The "ability to have three bodies" seems underwhelming for an EX boss. However, it should be noted that she is a goddess on multiple worlds (and not a minor deity like the Aki Sisters, either), with the power level that entails. As it stands, her ability is mostly a necessity for managing multiple realms at once, but it also means she can kick your sorry ass three different ways. She could pull off a Doppelgänger Attack, too, but with each of her bodies being plenty powerful on its own, that would just be overkill.
  • Hell: Oversees the hells of Earth, the Moon, and the Otherworlds.
  • Hive Mind: She has three bodies. This allows her to exist on Earth, the Moon, and the Otherworlds at the same time.
  • Hope Crusher: In Visionary Fairies in Shrine this is what she claims is the purpose of siphoning excess seasonal energies from Gensokyo to hell. That by giving the denizens of hell a taste of what paradise is like it will make their tortures just that more effective.
  • I Choose to Stay: Downplayed. According to her Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia interview, she's recently moved to Gensokyo, though it's only one of the places she lives.
  • King of All Cosmos: A very powerful and high-ranking god, but also in Sanae's words a "freaky T-shirt weirdo".
  • Leitmotif: "Pandemonic Planet"
  • Lunacy: Referencing how Hecate is also known as a Moon Goddess, one of her Spell Cards harnesses the power of the moon... in the form of literal moons being thrown at the player.
  • Numerological Motif: Three. Natural given which goddess she's based on.
  • Our Gods Are Different: Unlike most gods in Touhou, she's based on the Greek goddess Hecate rather than a Shinto god. As a goddess of Hell, she's also far higher on the Celestial Bureaucracy than Eiki, being in charge of all hells while Eiki is specifically assigned to a jurisdiction of hell that includes Gensokyo.
  • Perky Goth: Dresses like a Hot Topic goth, planets aside, and is generally friendly in demeanor.
  • Power Dyes Your Hair: Hair colour changes depending on the attack she's using.
  • Primary-Color Champion: Her Hell, Earth, and Moon bodies have red, blue, and yellow hair and eyes respectively.
  • Protectorate: Mentions in Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia that the main reason that the more belligerent denizens of Hell have not tried attacking Gensokyo is because it's under her protection, and Hecatia is way too strong for any of them to defeat.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: She's got dark red eyes in her Otherworld body and she's a dangerous powerhouse.
  • Remote Body: Has three separate bodies, one in each world (the Earth, the Moon, and the Otherworlds), all of which are capable of acting independently, likely a reference to the fact that the mythological Hecate was often described as three-formed— Occassionally, her Underworld form was identified with Persephone, the other two forms identified with the moon goddess Selene, and Apollo's twin sister Artemis, goddess of the hunt. Her profile goes on to state "[S]ince the Moon, Earth, and Otherworlds each have their own Hell, and her core soul resides in Hell, she's a rather troublesome god who can't easily be retaliated against if viewed as an enemy."; what that means, exactly, is unclear.
  • Revenge by Proxy: Wants revenge on Chang'e for Chang'e's husband shooting down nine suns, one of which was the Greek god Apollo, whose light was necessary to make the shadows of Hell seem deeper. Or, well, mostly it's just an excuse to help out her new friend Junko.
  • Screw You, Elves!: Hecatia is of the opinion that Lunarians (Touhou's own brand of Space Elves) are a group of super-exclusive, elitist people whose specialty is looking down on others and who have created a false paradise for themselves. When she goes on to explain that they're enemies to Gensokyo and can't be trusted, she pauses and realizes that Aya might be under Sagume Kishin's influence, then goes off tangent on the topic, instead tearing down Aya's claim that she's reporting the truth in her newspaper. Upon getting defeated in the Extra stage, she only releases the Lunarians from her trap in the Dream World at the player character and Junko's requests; otherwise she'd be perfectly fine keeping them trapped in there.
  • Signature Headgear: Wears a Polos that holds either the Moon, the Earth or the Otherworlds on its top; she can change which one it holds at will. Changing the planet on it also changes the color of her hair (Red with the Otherworlds, Blue with the Earth and Yellow with the Moon), likely referencing the fact that she has three different bodies (one for each world).
  • Split Personality: ZUN has suggested that her personality changes with her hair color.
  • Star Power: A lot of her spellcards use star shaped bullets.
  • Stealth Mentor: Appears to be taking on this role to Clownpiece in Visionary Fairies in Shrine, having asked her to make her home in Gensokyo for unknown reasons. Eiki Shiki theorizes in Chapter 5 it was probably just to give Clownpiece a better life, which is more or less confirmed in Alternative Facts in Eastern Utopia, where in an interview with Aya she mentions that she brought Clownpiece to Gensokyo as a reward for her performance in Legacy of Lunatic Kingdom.
  • Thicker Than Water: Based on Hecate, who is often considered an aspect of Artemis, both a moon goddess and the twin sister of Apollo. At least part of her cooperation with Junko is likely fueled by her own personal grudge against Chang'e and the Lunarians.
  • Token Good Teammate: Eiki Shiki mentions in Chapter 5 of Visionary Fairies in Shrine that compared to Hell's other denizens, she's not really into committing evil. Subverted, at least according to Hecatia, that Hell (in the sense of the Underworld) was never really meant for the containment of evildoers or the punishment of sinners until the Ministry of Right and Wrong got there.
  • Truer to the Text: Surprisingly close to both early representations of Hecate as, essentially, Persephone's Perky Goth friend, and later (bar Hesiod) interpretations of Hecate as a profoundly powerful triple-bodied goddess. Hesiod presents Hecate as having some dominion over the Earth, the sky, and the sea, whereas later interpretations identified her individual forms with goddesses of the mortal plane, the Underworld, and the heavens. ZUN seems to have merged all these with Hecate's role as an Underworld goddess, assigning her a body to each world's individual Hell. Her ambiguously defined relationship with the de facto authorities of Hell might be in reference to how it was never really clear where Hecate ranked relative to other gods, much less where she came from. Ironically, her most famous role in modern times, a goddess of magic, goes unmentioned. Given, it wouldn't be very impressive in Gensokyo.
  • Valley Girl: She shows this in her speech and choice of clothing, most likely an effort to catch up to the modern world, in a particular way.
  • Villainous Friendship: Considers herself actual friends with Junko, and fights Marisa mainly because she fought Junko, though it's unknown if Junko herself fully reciprocates.
  • Willfully Weak: While she can use all three of her bodies at once, she doesn't during her fights with the protagonists because that would just make the battle boring. According to ZUN she's also far more powerful than anyone in Gensokyo or the Lunar Capital, and was just playing around with Reimu and company.


The legendary archer of Chinese mythology, as well as the husband of both Chang'e and Junko. In the past he killed Junko's son, earning him and Chang'e her eternal hatred.

  • Asshole Victim: Given what we hear of him, his murder at Junko's hands was entirely deserved.
  • Composite Character: Houyi is the legendary archer who shot the nine suns and also the husband of Chang'e. There's also another Houyi, the tyrannical ruler of Xia Dynasty China and husband of Chún Hú (AKA Junko). In Touhou he is both.
  • Posthumous Character: Junko already killed him ages ago, and now she's aiming for his other wife, Chang'e.

Alternative Title(s): Legacy Of Lunatic Kingdom, Touhou Legacy Of Lunatic Kingdom