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These are the magical beings/pieces on the game board of Umineko: When They Cry, which the Game Master can use in order to obscure the truth of the game board or guide the meta characters to reaching it. Since Battler's goal is to disprove magic, most of these characters are his enemies.


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Voiced by: Tomokazu Sugita (JP)
"I see. To shake hands with you, Battler-sama, I must create a fitting atmosphere in a suitable location, and exchange sweet words and physical language with you that rings true to your heart. When the opportunity arrives, I will prepare that location. You know, I also lo-ve those kinds of situations?"

One of Beatrice's 72 demon servants, ranked 27, and the head of Beatrice's set of furniture. He usually attends Beatrice directly, and so his combat abilities aren't explored until Episode 4. Ronove enjoys teasing others but has a cordial relationship with most of the players.

From an anti-fantasy perspective, he is Genji.

  • Ambiguously Gay:
    • One of the Golden Fantasia endings throws in some fodder for the Yaoi Fangirls regarding this. The continuation of said ending adds even more fuel to the fire.
    • There is also this.
  • Barrier Warrior: His magical fighting style.
  • Battle Butler: Being a magical demon version of Genji, of course he's this.
  • Classy Cravat: Part of his Battle Butler outfit.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He's pretty much okay with all the murdering and stuff, but he seemed somewhat sickened by Eva Beatrice killing Rosa over and over again. Also, after what Beatrice pulls in Episode 3, he's quite clearly angry with her, but this may have been acting especially since Beatrice's behavior being an act was also an act.
  • Flower Motifs: Roses. Elegant, yet hides thorns. Several of his attacks in Ougon Musoukyoku involve roses in some way.
  • The Gadfly: Quite snarky towards Beatrice. At the start of episode four, he also plays a trick on her to embarrass her in front of Battler. Did he do this because he genuinely didn't like what she did or because it amused him? Both, most likely.
  • Gentleman Snarker: The Gadfly meets Wicked Cultured.
  • High-Class Glass: Sports a sophisticated-looking monocle.
  • Image Song: Red Rose Bloomin'.
  • Mercy Kill: To Genji for the first twilight in Episode 3.
  • Noble Demon: He's this from the beginning, but it becomes more and more apparent each episode.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: At least not when it comes to Battler.
  • One Steve Limit: "Ronove" and "Ronoue" are more-or-less the same word (ロノウェ versus ロノウエ). This is most likely because Sayo Yasuda based Ronove off of Genji.
  • One-Winged Angel: Although not seen in the sound novels, in Golden Fantasia, his meta-world finishing move turns him temporarily into one. In spite of his charm, he is supposed to be a demon, after all.
  • Servile Snarker: He may be Beatrice's servant, but that doesn't stop him from making cutting remarks about how she does things.
  • Shout-Out: Ronove's Elegant Cutter in Ougon Musou Kyoku references Rugal Bernstein's Genocide Cutter. They even dress similar.
  • Signature Laugh: Pukukuku...
  • Something About a Rose: For crying loud out, his nosebleed turns into rose petals!
  • Supreme Chef: Apparently his cookies and tea are absolutely amazing.
  • Write Who You Know: In-Universe, Sayo Yasuda based Ronove off of Genji. To further reinforce this, a flashback in the EP8 manga reveals that young Genji looked very much like Ronove.


Voiced by: Yuki Kaida (JP)
"But only if he's hot!"

Another one of Beatrice's demon servants, ranked 33. Cheerful and rather arrogant, she is quite good friends with Beatrice and apparently a bit of a fashionista. Loves to tease Virgilia, and tends to shorten her friends' names, only using the last syllable or two.

Her specialty is creating "gaps" in space, allowing her to instantaneously move herself and other objects anywhere she wants, which she uses to pull pranks.

  • Animal Motifs: Often compared to a hornet because of those stiletto-heeled kicks.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Of lost items. This is a plot point, as Sayo Yasuda's clumsiness causes her to lose things often. Her highly overactive imagination gave rise to Gaap!Beatrice as an imaginary friend.
  • Antiquated Linguistics: In Episode 7, at first, when Sayo Yasuda imagined her as the witch Beatrice. When Sayo became Beatrice, she adopted the old-fashioned speech patterns for herself.
  • Catchphrase: "But only if he's hot!"
  • Chekhov's Gunman: She's mentioned a few times very early, but doesn't appear until the middle of the story.
  • Combat Stilettos: She has a powerful kick and her high heels make it even more painful.
  • Cool Big Sis: She plays this role to Beatrice.
  • The Fashionista: She's very fond of Lolita fashions and specifically mentions getting her clothes from "Devilish Pretty" (a Shout-Out to the popular real-life Lolita brand Angelic Pretty; her outfit is heavily inspired by an actual dress from that brand).
  • Hair Color Dissonance: Her hair is supposed to be gold, like Beatrice's, but some see her as a redhead instead, probably partially due to the color interaction of her dress and her hair.
  • Imaginary Friend: Gaap was originally created as an imaginary friend to Sayo Yasuda, who imagined her as the witch Beatrice. After Sayo decided to become Beatrice, Gaap became Sayo's nameless witch friend until Maria named her as the Ars Goetia demon Gaap.
  • The Nicknamer: Riiche! Lia!
  • Phantom Thief: Ronove says that Gaap likes to steal small things just to play pranks on people. In EP7 this becomes a plot point.

    The Stakes of Purgatory 

Lucifer voiced by: Yuka Saitou (JP)
Leviathan voiced by: Madoka Yonezawa (JP)
Satan voiced by: Yoko Hikasa (JP)
Belphegor voiced by: Seiko Yoshida (JP)
Mammon voiced by: Ayano Niina (JP)
Beelzebub voiced by: Yuri Yamaoka (JP)
Asmodeus voiced by: Aki Toyosaki (JP)
Clockwise, starting from the upper left: Belphegor, Beezlebub, Asmodeus, Mammon, Leviathan, Lucifer, Satan
Seven sisters and articles of furniture who serve Beatrice. Each arises to kill those who are guilty of the sin she represents.

Their names are, in order from oldest to youngest:

  • Affably Evil: None of them have any aversion about killing or maiming, but when their services aren't needed they're quite sweet girls, if a bit loud.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Though their appearances and personalities are based on Sayo Yasuda's former fellow servants, they're also based on seven real stakes that Kinzo bought, believing they were rare occult artifacts when in reality they're nothing more than paperweights.
  • Assist Character: Aside from Lucifer, who is a playable character and can call her sisters in her Meta-Super, the stakes can be summoned by two characters in [[Ougon Musoukyoku: Beatrice uses them as projectiles and Ange bases her entire moveset on summoning them.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Inverted by Lucifer, who's the weakest of the sisters, but still their leader.
  • Bodyguard Babes: While they most commonly commit many of the murders on the island, they also serve to protect their master in need.
  • Boisterous Weakling: Lucifer acts like the boss of the sisters, but she's actually the weakest. And painfully aware of it.
  • Butt-Monkey: Lucifer, due to being both bossy and weaker than the others, gets teased a lot. She also takes some of the blame for the sisters as a group when something goes wrong. This mainly occurs in the TIPS.
  • Catchphrase: Onaka suitaaa~! (I'm hungryyy~!) for Beelzebub, unsurprisingly. She says it every time she is flustered, even when it has nothing to do with the context.
  • Cuteness Proximity: Put Sakutarou anywhere near them and they'll immediately glomp him on sight.

    Chiester Sisters Imperial Guard Corps 

00 voiced by: Shion Hirota (JP)
45 voiced by: Mariko Mizuno (JP)
410 voiced by: Eri Kitamura (JP)
Left to right: 45, 00, 410...
... and 556.

Servants of Beatrice and Eva-Beatrice who look like bunny girls. It's heavily implied that they were originally Maria's furniture. They wear flags resembling Iceland's and apparently serve a "Lord Pendragon". More powerful Chiesters were "manufactured" for EP6, though they have never been shown.

  • Chiester 00 is the leader of her squadron, who specializes in reconnaissance and advance guard.
  • Chiester 45 specializes in scouting, deciding orders, and providing support for her sisters.
  • Chiester 410 specializes in firing control, and is the squadron's primary sniper.
  • Chiester 556, who was killed in battle against a certain black witch, specialized in providing squad fire support to protect her allies.

  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Word of God states that they represent the Sawed Off Shotguns used to murder everyone on the island.
  • Apologises a Lot: Chiester 45 seems to be continuously on the verge of a breakdown, thinking that she'll get punished for something. Often, it leads to this behavior.
  • Assist Character: 45 adds firepower to 410's meta shots in Ougon Musou.
  • Beam Spam: Chiester 410 in the fighting game can get quite annoying once she starts spamming her arrows.
  • Bilingual Bonus: Their firing sequence for those who know Greek and Japanese. Full translation on the Trivia Page.
  • Bodyguard Babes: Much like the Stakes.
  • Catchphrase: "Thank you". 556 thanks everyone constantly, so that she would have no regrets of not saying it should they be suddenly separated. And suddenly separated, they were courtesy of Rosa...
  • Chekhov's Skill: 410 was stated to be a good close-quarters fighter on her TIPS, a skill which really never showed on the VN. Cue to Ougon Musou Kyoku where she was chosen to represent the Chiesters.
  • Chromatic Arrangement: After 00 appears to command them, they're seen as a trio more often.
  • Color-Coded Characters: 00's uniform is black, 45 is red, 410 is blue, 556 is purple.
  • Expy: 45 is clearly based off Reisen Udongein Inaba.
  • Eyepatch of Power: Chiester 00.
  • The Faceless: Chiester 556 is only seen in a bonus TIP of Episode 6, her sprite cut from the shoulders up. She only appears in the last TIP of Tsubasa, "Arigatō for 556".
  • The Gadfly: Chiester 410's profile says she likes to tease more straight-laced characters like Chiester 45 or Lucifer.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Chiester 45.
  • The Hyena: Chiester 410 exhibits most of the Laughter Tropes index, from the Signature Laugh of her Verbal Tic to Mirthless Laughter when she's terrified.
  • Image Song: Dahlia, for Chiester 556.
  • Improbable Aiming Skills: Try being able to fire through a keyhole and kill someone. Justified, given that the arrows are magic laser arrows.
  • Killer Rabbit: Killer bunny girls are much more dangerous than they look.
  • The Leader: Chiester 00.
  • Leitmotif: Dance of the Moon Rabbit.
  • Lemony Narrator: In Episode 6, when 410 describes the specialities of the other Chiester guarding the cathedral, her tone is serious... until the last one.
    410: She has an extremely high shooting rate, but since she had to bring a miniature magazine, her ammo will run out in two seconds. That lazy bum can't do her job for more than two seconds, nyeh.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Rabbits ears and tails.
  • Living Toys: Possibly. They may have originally been the ceramic rabbit figurines that belonged to Maria.
  • Meaningful Name: Their name is a corruption of the word "Winchester", the type of rifle used by the adults in the series. Indeed, according to Word of God, they represent the Winchester rifles being used to murder the people on the island.
  • Nice Girl: Chiester 556.
  • The Nicknamer: 410 tried to give 556 the nickname "Thank-you rabbit".
  • Noodle Incident: In one of the TIPS, 45 mentions a "Chocolate terrorist attack" after which it was forbidden for troops to make chocolate themselves.
  • Playboy Bunny: Their outfits are a cross between this and a military uniform.
  • Posthumous Character: Chiester 556, who is implied to be the ceramic doll that Rosa broke during Maria's flashback in EP4. She is mentioned only once in Episode 4 and doesn't appear in the story outside of a TIP.
  • Prone to Tears: Poor Chiester 45, who always seems as though she'll break down crying any minute.
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad: They act like one of these whenever a witch summons them to kill somebody.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: 45 and 410 appear together most often, and their temperaments are inverted from their colors.
  • Replacement Mooks: EVA summons them after Leviathan and Belphegor are defeated by Rudolf and Kyrie. The surviving stakes aren't too happy about that.
  • Ridiculously Human Robots: Despite their magical origins, their needs to reboot, load, link, etc. if nothing else are definitely derived from this trope. Their magic also looks like an Energy Weapon.
  • Scars Are Forever: Chiester 00 has a scarred ear and lost an eye in battle.
  • Show Girl Skirt: This allows people to see their thigh tattoos.
  • Sibling Team: Each of them is always seen working together with at least one of their sisters, since it's explicity stated that they work better when they are linked together.
  • Signature Laugh: Chiester 410's "Nihi!" is either this or a Verbal Tic depending on the scene. When Kinzō insults all three of them in Episode 4, it's actually her way of crying.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Their name was initially romanized by fan translation groups as "Siesta," but Word of God claims that the correct romanization is "Chiester," first shown in the spinoff fighting game.
  • The Stoic: Chiester 00. However, not even she can help but burst into tears after Kinzo insults her. According to her profile, she isn't actually as calm and composed as she appears.
  • Super Strength: 00 is able to stop Krauss from tackling Kinzo and lifting him in the air using one hand.
  • Theme Naming: Each of them are named after types of bullets (the 00 buckshot, the .45 Colt, the .410 shotgun shell, and the 5.56mm NATO).
  • The Last of These Is Not Like the Others: "Babysitting, laundry, shooting down meteorites: we'll succeed in any type of mission."
  • Trademark Favorite Food: For 410, at least, it's carrots. She's a bunny girl, after all. It's almost exclusively used in the fighting game, though.
  • Verbal Tic: Chiester 410's "nyeh."
    • 00 ends most of her sentences with "de arimasu" (the uncontracted version of "desu"), which is usually used in military contexts.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: 45 and 410 have shades of this.
  • Witch Hunt: How 00 lost her eye.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Chiester 410 has blue hair, Chiester 45 has pink hair and Chiester 556 has purple hair.


Voiced by: Minori Chihara (JP)
"From now on, I'll always be with you. Together for eternity... So don't let go of me, okay?"

A stuffed toy lion that Maria received as a present from Rosa for her birthday. She eventually puts a soul into it and he takes the form of a young boy with lion ears wearing a shirt that is way too big for him.

  • Assist Character: Ange can summon Sakutaro to aid her on Ougon Musoukyouku.
  • Barrier Warrior: Is able to produce barriers and negate any type of offensive magic directed at him or whoever he's protecting.
  • Best Friend: Sakutaro is Maria's most precious friend, since he was a gift from Rosa.
  • Break the Cutie: The extra TIPS "Sakutaro, To Purgatory Mountain".
  • The Cameo: He appears as a guardian spirit in Higanbana no Saku Yoru ni. Well, not exactly him, but...
  • Cat Boy: Well, more like Lion Boy, but still.
  • Cheerful Child: All together now - "SQUEE!"
  • Companion Cube: From a mundane perspective, in the sense that he's a stuffed animal which Maria pretends is alive.
  • Cowardly Lion: Nervous by nature, to the point of being afraid to go outside unless he's quickly able to retreat into Maria's pocket, but when things get serious, he won't back down from protecting her.
  • Determinator: Even if he's afraid, he won't back down from protecting Maria.
  • Diplomatic Impunity: He holds a decoration as a diplomat, and all witches, weapons, furniture in Mariage Sorciere as well as demons and divine spirits who are in contract with the alliance, are not permitted to take aim at him. Sakutarou's diplomatic immunity grants him the power to disable weapons, but he cannot prevent the use of shields and barriers.
  • Expy: In-Universe it's mentioned that Maria based him on Kero-chan from Cardcaptor Sakura.
  • Famous Last Words: "Ma...ri...a..."
  • Girls Love Stuffed Animals: Maria loves him, of course, and the Stakes of Purgatory will always glomp him on sight while proclaiming how cute he is.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: He's blonde, and he wouldn't hurt a fly.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: How Rosa kills him. In the manga, it's portrayed as Off with His Head! instead.
  • Hand-Hiding Sleeves: Of the Cute variety; he wears a shirt that's way too big for him, but his oversized sleeves hiding his hands only make him more adorable.
  • It Was a Gift: Sakutaro was a handmade birthday gift that Maria received from Rosa, which is why she treasures him so much.
  • Leitmotif: Sakutarou's adventure ; which is, incidentally, the title of the novel series written by Ange in the epilogue.
  • Little Bit Beastly: His humanoid form is a young boy with lion ears.
  • Living Toys: From a fantasy perspective, he's a stuffed animal who came to life after Maria put a soul into him.
  • Marshmallow Hell: Happens to him when Maria decides to summon the Sisters of Purgatory for Ange.
  • Morality Chain: To Maria. When Sakutaro dies, Maria loses it.
  • The Pollyanna: He always tries to convince Maria to see things in a happy light, reassuring her that Rosa still loves her and is working hard for her despite their obviously troubled relationship. From a mundane perspective, this is Maria trying to tell herself these things whenever she berates herself for not appreciating her mother.
  • Replacement Goldfish: The Sakutaro plushie Ange gives to Maria towards the end of EP4. And because Ange plays it as a magical resurrection instead of giving Maria an identical plushie, she'll never even know.
  • Shout-Out: Maria originally wanted to name him "Sakura" after the heroine of her favorite show, Card Master Sakura, but when she was told he would be a male lion she changed it to sound more masculine. This doubles as a Mythology Gag since a similar reference to Cardcaptor Sakura was made in Higurashi: When They Cry.
  • There Is Another: Almost completely obfuscated by roundabout writing and presentation as magic, but it's all but stated that the Sakutarou plushie Ange gives MARIA is not a resurrected Sakutarou, but an identical plushie. It's implied that a Sakutarō plushie was the "thing" Ange saw in Kawabata's house, since Beatrice choked when she tried to say in red that Sakutarō's plushie was unique. In the TIP "Sakutarou, to Purgatory Mountain", we see Sakutarou revived in a cloth shop with Ange, presumably looking for cloth to buy so she can make another plushie, though in the Tsubasa manga it's instead confirmed that Ange found another Sakutarou plushie at Kawabata's house. It's also implied and later made explicit in the manga (by having Rosa outright admit it), that Sakutarou wasn't actually an unique handmade stuffed animal, and he was really just a mass-produced toy that Rosa bought in a store.
  • Vegetarian Carnivore: Despite being a lion, he says he's a "vegeta-lion" who doesn't eat meat.
  • Verbal Tic: Uryuu!

    Eiserne Jungfrau 

Dlanor voiced by: Miyuki Sawashiro (JP)
Gertrude voiced by: Shizuka Ito (JP)
Cornelia voiced by: Risa Asaki (JP)
Left to right: Gertrude, Dlanor, Cornelia

These three are members of Eiserne Jungfrau, the 7th District Repentance Agency of the Great Court of Heaven. They use Knox's Decalogue in order to bring "heretics" to justice. They serve as furniture under Erika.

  • Dlanor A. Knox is the Head Inquisitor, known as "Dlanor of the Ten Wedges" or "Death Sentence Dlanor". She possesses two swords, the Red Key and the Blue Key, whose functions are essentially the same as the Red and Blue Truths.
  • Gertrude is an Assistant Inquisitor and first-class minister, tasked with aiding during interrogations and hearings. She is assigned to use barriers to prevent the target's escape. She is Cornelia's senior.
  • Cornelia is an Assistant Inquisitor and third-class minister.

  • Obstructive Bureaucrat: Dlanor uses an administrative regulation to shut down Gaap's Blue Truth late in EP6.
  • Ojou Ringlets: Dlanor.
  • Patricide: According to the TIPs, Dlanor sentenced her own father to death when he violated the Decalogue. This incident apparently caused her to stop aging, though no one knows how or why.
  • Pen-Pushing President: Dlanor's job consists mostly of paperwork, however much she would like some more action. She even complains about it in her Image Song.
  • Power Fist: Dlanor, although she seems to prefer using Laser Blades.
  • Pun: "DESU" and "DEATH" are written the same way in Katakana, and Dlanor occasionally switches from one to the other.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: They're only "evil" because they happen to be working for Erika.
  • Red Baron: "Death Sentence Dlanor", of course. And Erika likes to call Dlanor "death doll", usually in a demeaning way, sometimes ironically or affectionately.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Cornelia and Gertrude.
  • Rivals Team Up: Dlanor with Will, who is part of a rival inquisition group, during EP8.
  • Showgirl Skirt: Notice a trend?
  • Spam Attack: Dlanor's Meta-Super in Ougon Musoukyoku has her spamming hyper-fast stabs with her red sword. While crying "DEATHDEATHDEATHDEATHDEATHDEATHDEATHDEATH..."
  • The Stoic: Dlanor. Well, sort of.
  • Stoic Spectacles: Dlanor, sometimes.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: Dlanor shows herself as cold, professional and merciless due to her job as the Head Inquisitor. When she leaves the job aside and gives herself time to relax, she's notably softer, friendly and even compassionate.
  • Supernatural Gold Eyes: Dlanor.
  • Sweet Tooth: Dlanor, implied in the Extra TIPS (she says it's because she's a kid.)
  • Team Mom: Gertrude, since she acts a lot like Dlanor's mom when not on missions.
  • Vague Age: Dlanor stopped aging for some mysterious reason after sentencing her father to death, and it's not made clear whether she's much Older Than She Looks. While she still insists that she's a kid, she's quite intelligent and capable of government work.
  • Verbal Tic: Dlanor ends her sentences with a word that's EMPHASIZED. Represented by that word being written in UPPERCASE. This is the English equivalent chosen for her speaking style in Japanese, where she speaks with a cold, robotic voice and ends her sentences with copulas written in katakana.
  • The Witch Hunter: Because of their job of investigating crimes against the Decalogue, the Eiserne Jungefrauen are, for the most part, witch hunters.
  • Worthy Opponent: All three of them, but Dlanor in particular has this relationship with Battler.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Dlanor's hair is a lovely shade of lavender.

    Chick Beatrice 

Voiced by: Sayaka Ohara (JP)

A different incarnation of Beatrice created by Battler in EP6. Unlike the original Beatrice, this Beatrice is sweet and innocent, something that displeases her "father" Battler.

  • Anthropomorphic Personification: In a way, she represents Sayo Yasuda's feelings of first love for Battler that she passed from Shannon to Beatrice after waiting for his return became too painful, as well as Sayo's childlike innocence before she went through the trauma that turned her into Beatrice.
  • Blank Slate: Since she has just been "born", she's essentially this, not having any of the real Beatrice's memories and only living to try and please her creator Battler.
  • Doppelgänger Replacement Love Interest: She's a newborn version of Beatrice created with the purpose of loving Battler. Battler is initially cold to her because her personality is nothing like the original Beatrice, but he later warms up to her when he understands she's still Beatrice and she can become more like her previous self given the time which she does.
  • Generation Xerox: Her relationship with Battler, in a way, mirrors Kinzo's relationship with Beatrice II. Chick Beatrice was created by Battler, making him her "father" and she acts like a sweet and innocent child just like Beatrice II. In a similar way of how Kinzo acted with Beatrice II, Battler refuses to accept Chick Beatrice as a different person and wants her to be a replacement for the deceased Beatrice who he loved. The relationships diverge when it's made clear that Chick Beatrice does love Battler in a romantic way and wants him to love her back and Battler eventually gives Chick Beatrice permission to act as she likes. Beatrice II, on the other hand, could never understand and accept Kinzo's misplaced feelings and ultimately tried to run away from him.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Unlike the original Beatrice, this one is very kind and gentle.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: She says the entire purpose of her existence is to love Battler and be loved by him.
  • The Ingenue: She acts like an innocent child due to not having any of her past memories.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: Part of her characterization as The Ingenue.
  • I Owe You My Life: She's devoted to Battler because he is the one who created her.
  • Keigo: She speaks very formally, though not to the point of using Antiquated Linguistics like the original Beatrice did.
  • Light Feminine and Dark Feminine: The light to Beato the Elder's dark.
  • Love Martyr: No matter how much Battler treats her like crap for not acting in the same way the Beatrice he knew did, Chick Beatrice is deeply devoted to him and only wants to please him.
  • Quest for Identity: She goes in a quest to find out who she was in her past life and regain her memories. However, she doesn't do it because she's really interested in regaining her former identity, but because she wants to become the person Battler expects her to be.
  • Replacement Goldfish: Chick Beatrice is almost nothing like the old Beatrice except in appearance, but that doesn't stop her from trying her best to learn about the previous Beatrice so she can take her place and become the woman Battler wants her to be.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: With Beato the Elder.
  • Through His Stomach: She tries to please Battler and gain his affections by preparing meals for him and baking him cookies. Unfortunately for her, Battler rejects her gestures because the real Beatrice wouldn't do things like that.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: Natsuhi renders her powerless with a mirror. This is meant to symbolize Sayo Yasuda's low self-esteem. In EP7, we see Sayo was thinking of weaknesses for the prototype version of the "Witch" Beatrice, to make things more "interesting". Sayo sadly contemplates that her weakness to mirrors actually reflects the truth that no matter how pretty, colourful and numerous her dreams are, the mirror cruelly reflects Sayo's pitiful self.
  • "Well Done, Daughter!" Girl: The only thing she wants to do is to please her "father" Battler so she can win his love and appreciation.

    Beato the Elder 

Voiced by: Sayaka Ohara (JP)

Another incarnation of Beatrice seen in EP6, representing the idea of the prankster ghost of the mansion. Unlike Chick Beatrice, this Beato's personality is almost exactly like that of the original Beatrice, minus the love for Battler. She serves as a sister figure for Chick Beatrice.

  • Anthropomorphic Personification: She represents the idea of the prankster ghost of the mansion and all the ghost stories surrounding Rokkenjima.
  • Antiquated Linguistics: Unlike Chick Beatrice, she uses the former Beatrice's old fashioned speech.
  • Big Sister Mentor: She helps Chick Beatrice in her quest to regain her memories and tries to teach her magic while the two try to find a way to combine again.
  • Cool Big Sis: Again, to Chick Beatrice.
  • Light Feminine and Dark Feminine: The dark to Chick Beatrice's light.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Her hair goes past her waist.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: With Chick Beatrice.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: She's hurt by spider webs. This is based off the old stories of Rokkenjima Kumasawa told Sayo Yasuda about the youkai people believed would haunt the islands.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: After Shannon and Kanon's final duel and Chick Beatrice's temporal disappearance, Beato the Elder is never seen or mentioned again. It's presumed that since Chick Beatrice regained her memories and became "complete" on her own, there was no need for Beato the Elder in the game anymore.

    Zepar and Furfur 

Zepar voiced by: Mitsuki Saiga (JP)
Furfur voiced by: Eri Sendai (JP)
Left: Zepar, Right: Furfur
"People live for the sake of love! Yes, this world is love itself!!"
"Oh, how great is the power of love...! Love is everything!!"

These two are also demons from the Ars Goetia, ranked 16 and 34, respectively. They are of different genders. Zepar is the "hunter" of love who bestows an ultimate defensive barrier of immortality upon the contractor, while Furfur is the "trainer" of love who bestows an endless, inexhaustible offensive power upon the contractor. They primarily serve as a Greek Chorus for EP6 and EP7.

  • Ambiguous Gender: Their TIPS say that they are of different genders, but it's never explicitly stated which is which. Most fans believe Zepar is more likely to be male since s/he uses masculine pronouns and has a considerably deeper voice, but the fact that said voice is provided by a woman means that it does little to resolve the ambiguity. Interestingly said woman is known for voicing young men and tomboyish women so it might be a clue.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: From a thematic standpoint, they represent Sayo Yasuda and Lion's Ambiguous Gender, as well as Sayo's gender confusion as a whole.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: They're two very hammy characters who love to act in an overly-theatrical manner. It can be easy to forget that they're still demons under it all. Ronove says outright that their power over love could drive even the king of demons into a retreat!
  • Brother-Sister Team: One doesn't appear without the other.
  • Camp Gay: One of them, anyway. According to the TIPS, they are of different gender, and are both attracted to guys.

    Clair vauxof Bernard 

Voiced by: Sayaka Ohara (JP)
"Oh, I am one yet many."

An incarnation of Beatrice introduced in the seventh game. She serves under Bernkastel with the sole purpose of reading the story of the person called "Yasu".

  • Antiquated Linguistics: Her narration has elements of bungo, the archaic form of literary Japanese, including her catch phrase (Ware koso ha ware nishite warera nari), to give a lyrical and theatrical tone to it.
  • Back for the Dead: Played rather cruelly; after Will kills her the first time at her request, Bernkastel revives her just so she can force Clair to watch Lion be killed by Kyrie and Rudolf.
  • Catchphrase: "Oh, I am one yet many" (in Japanese, it's more literally "I am I, and yet I am we"), which indicates how she represents Sayo Yasuda, who is also Beatrice, Shannon and Kanon.
  • Dummied Out: An in-universe example. Her appearance is a "prototype" of Beatrice that was first created by Sayo Yasuda, based on the idea of a ghost that haunted Rokkenjima at night, before her appearance was altered to look like Battler's ideal woman once Beatrice accepted the love for Battler from Shannon. Later, Beatrice's appearance was altered again to match the portrait hung in the mansion.
  • Elegant Gothic Lolita: Her white dress bears a strong resemblance to Shiro Lolita clothing.
  • Empty Eyes: Her eyes have no pupils, giving her a perpetually sad and empty expression.
  • Expository Pronoun: As The Narrator, she uses "ware", a very formal and gender-neutral pronoun. On a few occasions, she also uses "warera" (we) when refering to all of Sayo Yasuda's personas at once. Then when she starts to talk with Will and Lion, she uses a standard speech with the pronoun "watashi", as from then on she speaks as Sayo Yasuda herself.
  • Extreme Doormat: She has absolutely no will of her own, and only acts as a representation of Beatrice and the rules of the game.
  • The Fatalist: She clearly has this attitude when telling her story.
    Clair: In the end, since the time I was born… I was not given the right to take a single step away from destiny's path, nor to make any choice by my own will. Oh, I am one yet many. And yet, we have never been able to resist fate. We are little more than leaves caught in a whirlpool. No matter how we dance, we must eventually be sucked in and disappear…
  • Go Out with a Smile: Though this ends up being cruelly subverted in the EP7 tea party, thanks to Bernkastel.
  • Greek Chorus: With a little help from Zepar and Furfur.
  • Hair Color Dissonance: It isn't clear whether her hair is supposed to be white with a green tint or completely green, since she's been shown with both in various official artworks.
  • Hidden Depths: Despite being stated as to having no will of her own or a personality, she can just be said to be very committed to her role as furniture, and is in a sense a very tragic figure as she exists only as Bernkastel's piece and to shoulder the sins of Beatrice. She even wishes her counterpart, Lion Ushiromiya, to live a happy life for her sake and for all of the Beatrices that have ever existed.
  • Image Song: Der Vorleser ("The Reader").
  • Leitmotif: The instrumental version of "Golden Nocturne", Beatrice's Image Song.
    • Also Goddess Gardena, which precedes and follows the above theme during her "burial".
  • The Narrator: Of Beatrice's story in Episode 7.
  • No Pronunciation Guide: Supposedly, it's "Clair voh of Bernar", but the katakana read "Bernardus" for some reason...
  • Perpetual Frowner: Clair's default expression is one of unhappiness.
  • Pronoun Trouble: Not so much among the fans, since her physical appearance is obviously female, but as representation of Sayo Yasuda her dialogues and narration are still in Gender-Neutral Writing, which can cause trouble for the translators.
  • Religious and Mythological Theme Naming: In keeping with the ever-popular The Divine Comedy theme throughout the story, Clair is named after Bernard of Clairvaux, Dante's final guide in Heaven, namely Empyrean Heaven.
  • The Resenter: The only time her face shows any expression, it's anger when she calls Battler a "detestable man". Her bitterness towards his broken promise is that deep.
  • Woman in White: Her outfit is almost entirely white. She's also very plot-important despite only appearing in one arc, being the one who reveals the origins of Sayo Yasuda, a Walking Spoiler who plays a huge part in the story.

    Goat Butlers

The Goat Butlers are Beatrice's lowest-ranked furniture. They are brutish and almost animal-like, but there have been some exceptions. An inexhaustible supply of them may be summoned at any time.

  • Anthropomorphic Personification: In Episode 8, they represent Wild Mass Guessing and Fan Fic, especially Accusation Fic. There are even anti-fantasy and anti-mystery goats.
  • Assist Character: Slugs Virgilia's opponents around in Ougon Musou Kyoku. One special move appears to summon literally All of the Goats.
  • Childhood Marriage Promise: One of the loser flags raised by the unfortunate goat in Episode 4 invokes this.
  • Dumb Muscle: They are not particularly bright, which can backfire against the summoner, as Virgilia unluckily experiences in Episode 4. It's emphasized even more in the PS3 remake, where they're much more muscular.
  • Extreme Omnigoat: Those in Episode 8 eat... just about everything they come across. By the end, they have eaten away the entire island save for one room.
  • Faceless Goons: In the first episodes they are just there as background to fantasy scenes. In Episode 8, they're Faceless Goons because they represent the masses trying to crack Beatrice's catbox.
  • Gas Mask Mooks: A variation; it has been shown that some of the goat butlers are actually people wearing masks.
  • Mooks: They are summoned and used as these by various witches.
  • What Measure Is a Mook?: Hilariously played with in the fourth Episode, where we are shown the thoughts of a single goat butler about to face Krauss in combat. Sadly (or hilariously), the mook kept on triggering death flags.

Alternative Title(s): Umineko No Naku Koro Ni Demons And Furniture


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