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    Gray Mann 
Gray Mann, CEO of Money Spiders
  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His Australium-powered life-extender machine
  • Theme Songs: ROBOTS! and The Calm
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolios: The Third Brother, Self Made Mann, Producing Tons Of Robots Running On Money Which Actually Backfires, Bane Of Eagles, Inventing A New Form Of Algebra, Being Older Than Looks Would Indicate, Big Bad, Immortality Seeker, Killed Off for Real, Always Serious
  • Domains: Trickery, Machinery, Trading
  • Heralds: The Gray Army.
  • Followers: Treasure Goblin
  • Allies: None known. However, reports have indicated that Mr. Burns could be one. 'Gus' Fring and Roman Torchwick might be allies too.
  • Enemies:
  • Opposed by: All Twin deities in the Pantheon and all robots, regardless of Alignment.
  • Opposes: The entire House of Commerce (he thinks that the entire house is filled with idiots), every single sibling-paired deities in the Pantheon, and every single mercenary regardless of side.
  • Evil Counterpart to: Byakuya Togami (again)
  • Beloved Daughter (or is she?): Olivia
  • Gray Mann's ascension was actually shrouded in mystery. He was the third son of Zephaniah Mann, who was the father of brothers Redmond and Blutarch Mann. Unfortunately, when he spoke, his father became disgusted and attempted to smother him, which failed because of the "Great Eagle Scourge of 1822". When he grew, he ate the eagle and attempted to create his empire after he conceded from the Gravel Wars. What was left of Gray was disgust and as a last wave of action, decided to create a ceasefire with his brothers. Using a "truce", he bonded the brothers, until he killed them and took control of the Gravel Land, forming it as Gray Gravel Co. and used its funds to create an endless supply of robots to takeover Mann Co. Now that he's in the Pantheon, he only has two things that he wants to accomplish: Destroy Saxton Hale and anything Mann Co.
    • However, he finally cemented his ascension by one-upping Saxton Hale out of his position as CEO of Mann Co. with help of his daughter Olivia (who wasn't ascended, but remains on his side nevertheless).
  • He made sure to replace a part of harmless, money-spewing robots in the house with his Gray Army counterparts to not only provide additional defenses, but also better his PR. For that matter however, he really regrets choosing money of all things as a fuel and really wishes people would stop pointing it out. Hell, his own robots question his choice sometimes much to his chagrin.
    • Those bots aren't very smart either, another thing that makes Gray cringe. At least he rectified the issue with his Mecha Engineers.
    • He also side commented on the House's security issues, blaming that their securities aren't even good enough for the job. Especially since he finished making the Mecha Engineers.
    Gray: "I know for a fact that your securities are futile, and you point out that my robots are dumb. Well, yes they were, but no longer. Its either you appreciate my securities, or expect a full annihilation from each and everyone of you. Get it? Good."
  • Because of that reckless choice he's forced to find alternate ways of replenishing his once great fortune, going as far as selling hats made of metal. For that reason he'd managed to strike up a deal with Raidou Kuzunoha the 14th: the latter becomes a face of his hat advertisements and gets paid for it as a result.
  • Why doesn't he have allies? Well because the guy is pretty much arrogant and too self-centered on himself. However, there had been intelligence reports that he and Mr. Burns could be in some sort of deal. Along with him is 'Gus' Fring who could be in a business deal as well.
    • However, the real suspicion from Gray is that he started making deals with Roman Torchwick. Of course, the ascended members of RWBY immediately placed their sights on Gray when they heard of this.
  • Banned from Houses of Nature and Technology for eating his adoptive eagle mother and her children and being the one to be responsible for Sentry Busters respectively. House of Family is cool with him, strangely enough, because despite the fact that he knifed both of his brothers, they kinda deserved it.
    • Twin deities on the other hand can't stand him ever since he killed his brothers in the most disgusting way possible: By pulling out their life-extender machines and knifing them both. Gray on the other hand hates sibling-deities for, of course, the same reason above.
  • His daughter owns a gravel company named Gray Gravel. She's also a new CEO of Mann Co.
  • Constantly bickers to all the other members of the House of Commerce, as their "naive" personalitites make him cringe even more.
    • However, he has an annoyance with Jonathan Irons for someone who is attempting to take over his securities with Atlas. Of course he didn't take it lightly, and decided to give him some "constant" visits to his House, of course in the form of Waves.
    • Meanwhile, Treize Khushrenada flatout hates him for being "a person with no class". Gray's response:
    Gray: "No class, talk about someone who actually is ranked as a Lesser God. Unlike YOU who tries to use everyone as a pawn and not do things your own, I did things myself. Created my empire, eliminated my brothers, and created my powerful army and did everything I could to kill Mann Co. What makes you say that I have no class? Because I'm a pawn? Ha, I.Don't.Think.So"
  • Has immediately hated GLaDOS after meeting her since her voice sounded like the Administrator.
  • Absolutely loathes Byakuya Togami as someone who inherited their fortune (reminds him of his idiot brothers). Unlike him, he built his own empire.
    • Which is a bit of a misunderstanding on his part, as Togami didn't get his status as heir for free; he had to compete with fourteen of his estranged half-siblings, of which he was the youngest, to earn the title of heir to the Togami fortune, as well has having accumulated a sizable fortune of his own without any help from his family. He is also intending to rebuild the Togami empire after it was destroyed in Mankind's Most Despairingly Maleficent and Monstrous Malefaction.
    • Unfortunately, he doesn't care because despite his reasons, his actions reminded him already of his brothers. And as something that is stuck in his mind (until Byakuya either leaves the House or better yet dead), he'll stop at nothing to end his existence. He even commented that if he had someone to kill aside from Saxton, it would be him.
    Gray: "You, you reminded me of them. Imbecile, I don't care whether your life is somewhat different from mine, but from a fact that you almost had the same ordeal as my idiot brothers, I can't stand such foolish and naive people like you. I'm going to make sure you suffer first."
  • Is rather disgusted at his home universe when he got killed by the Classic Team he rehired. Due to this, he has gained a notorious hate to every single Mercenary (good or bad, he doesn't care) in the Pantheon.
  • Due to his strengthened focus to Saxton, he has no idea that the Mercs have ascended. Luckily, The Engineer is keeping his team (except the Spy, but he knows he can take care of himself) under his radar to keep them safe, otherwise the Pantheon would end up like the Gravel Wars again.

Commander Nibbler, God of Valuable Excrements

Lesser Gods

    Chimata Tenkyuu 
Chimata Tenkyuu, Goddess of Divine Wealth (God of the Unowned, God of Gensokyo's Markets)
  • Lesser Goddess (Intermediate Goddess during her special markets)
  • Symbol: Her own Ability Card, The Blank Card
  • Theme Song: Where is that Bustling Marketplace Now ~ Immemorial Marketeers
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral, leaning towards Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Being a business goddess, having the best fit for her role, a very colorful style, Zipperiffic, too much of a rule stickler, hoster of a Secret Shop, desperate for faith
  • Domains: Marketing, Final Boss, Cards
  • Herald: Nitori Kawashiro
  • Followers: Zhongli
  • Allies: Most, if not all, good/neutral-aligned Touhou Project & Yu-Gi-Oh! deities, the Epic Battle Fantasy Team, Rainbow Dash, Princess Luna, Beatrix LaBeau
  • Enemies: Brand X, those that break the rules of her market
  • Rivals: The Merchant, Gust
  • Respects: The Dealer & Heath Stonebrew
  • Opposes: Seto Kaiba, most of the House of Crime and Transgressions, corrupt businesses
  • On speaking terms with: Bruno Bucciarati & his gang, the Phantom Thieves of Hearts, The Scrybes, Angela & Roland
  • Very Divisive Among: The entire House of Commerce
  • Unconfirmed Relationship: Keiki Haniyasushin
  • As one of the newest to pass into the land of fantasy, Chimata has plenty to prove for herself, especially as a goddess for a particular sect of human growth- the act of trade. With exchanging and bartering face-to-face evolving out into things such as credit, deliveries, and online marketplaces, she lost faith to the point of weakness and potentially even death and being forgotten. In fact, that would have been her fate had it not been for her initial move to Gensokyo...and then fighting off its Incident Resolvers trying to convince them that the Ability Card trade was harmless.
    • Of all people, it was Marisa Kirisame who suggested her to be ascended, since they had collaborated before. All of the previously mentioned points and then some more tidbits afterwards was all that was needed for her ascension. Many were rather surprised by this, especially Reimu Hakurei, who accompanied Marisa that day.
  • Dislikes those fueled by greed, as she is a little bitter over her deal with Megumu Iizunamaru falling through, though in no small part due to Tsukasa Kudamaki. Evenmoreso if these money-mongering folk try and 1-up her during her markets, and in fact, she'll take things out on anyone if they break the rules she sets when she opens up shop, even by accident. The Bone Cousins learned of this the hard way when Phoney tried to scam Chimata out of a deal a few days after her ascension, which resulted in all three being sent swiftly to the House of Health & Diseases for a week of recovery, and Chimata being subsequently banned from the Hall of Character Writing for her outburst there. The blame did fall between both parties, but moreso on Phoney for the entire Hall losing out on a potential trade partner.
  • Isn't really fond of black markets, especially after Takane Yamashiro set up one for the Ability Cards. With Marisa's aid, that issue was...well, not exactly as taken care of as one may believe, but it's harmless enough, as said black market remained open, but Chimata resumed oversight for the trade at large. To this day since then, she still doesn't have too much good to say about these, but has been spotted perusing through quite a few in the Pantheon, but it is never confirmed if she bought anything.
  • Her affinity with cards through the Ability Card trade has landed her in the company of some Yu-Gi-Oh! deities, and now she partners with them on some occasions as a liaison between trading parties. Sometimes, you may even see her trying the game out herself, usually playing against Jesse Anderson, due to their shared affinity for a rainbow motif and being pretty particular LGBTQ+ icons. Other times, you'll find her having a chat with Maximillion Pegasus, playfully debating about the fine details of card design, ranging from effects to artwork and everything in between.
    • Surprisingly doesn't hold Seto Kaiba to a high degree, but it's easy to understand why- despite him usually operating under her rules, Kaiba is rather stern and somewhat uncaring about his transactions. This upsets Chimata slightly as his attitude isn't really ceremonious, which doesn't bode well for her faith.
    • Chimata got banned, again, this time from the Hall of Sportsmanship after obscenely tearing through it in a fit of rage from Bandit Keith trying to swindle her out. Despite many advising Keith not to do just that, his ego and confidence said otherwise. These outbursts of her did actually attract the Hall of Anger, to which some found her berserk state to be quite the attraction.
  • Her motif for rainbows seems to be a callback to a medieval Japanese tradition where special marketplaces opened when a rainbow is in the sky- and to Gensokyo, that is more than true as she holds hers there under a lunar rainbow specifically. This allowed her to get along rather well with Rainbow Dash & Princess Luna, and by extension most of the good MLP deities in the Pantheon. But specifically to those two, they seem to have a pretty decent loop with each other- Dash & Luna can provide the weather and conditions needed for Chimata to set up market, and in return, they split whatever profit they earned. Chimata spends her shares towards her business, while Princess Luna puts hers in the Canterlot treasury (keeping very little to herself), and Rainbow Dash spends hers on...sci-fi memorabilia. When Reisen Undogein Inaba was approached regarding this friendship, as she shares a hall with Luna, she considered it swell, citing it as yet another success for the market goddess.
  • Her zipper-laden outfit has once garnered the attention of Bruno Bucciarati. Let's just say that the makeover that Chimata's clothes got that day was...interesting, to say the least. When Sanae Kochiya was approached to give her perspective about that moment, as she had been an eyewitness, she recalled that her reaction was less than miraculous. And as for the rest of Bucciarati's gang, that one moment almost made them wanna consider adding the goddess to their ranks as their finance & inventory handler, but she respectfully denied that offer, stating that if anything, she would rather be business partners with them so as to not earn stigma from more unsavory groups.
  • Regardless of intent, Chimata doesn't really like thieves, as, well, they can potentially disrupt her markets in some way or form. The only exceptions, and only barely so, to this rule are the Phantom Thieves of Hearts, as what they steal is highly specific (being desires, which makes Chimata wonder what would happen if they collaborated with Toyosatomimi no Miko), and that she has agreed to be a courier for their targets, slipping them their Calling Cards if needed. She hopes that in the future, she would be also able to utilize the Metaverse as a way to expand her business and even aid the Thieves by bringing in more supplies.
  • Her arrival in the House of Commerce has definitely gotten some of their members, as well as the members of other Houses once things spiraled outward, talking and offering and bartering and all that.
    • Absolutely loathes Brand X, as the day after her arrival, they began mass-producing their own Ability Cards- and even Spell Cards- in an attempt to run her out of business immediately. Fortunately, this also pissed off a lot of the other Touhou deities, as not only this enroached upon their own design space, but they also became aware that actions like these legitimately cause Chimata pain, so they teamed up to halt the corporation's production entirely. Montgomery Burns found this amusing, but Scrooge McDuck was significantly less pleased by this. Seto Kaiba remained indifferent. What many will soon realize, however, that this raid, which would later be called the Tenkyuu Uprising, would have irrevocable consequences for Gensokyo and its residents, regardless of ascension status ever since.
    • A lot of the Demigods and Quasideities within the House, being mainly merchants (like Anna, Bubs, & the Kecleon brothers) and benefactors (such as Speedwagon & Byakuya), quickly rallied to support Chimata after that incident, and as a result, her connections became far and vast, reaching most if not all of the Houses across the Pantheon. This kind of put her at odds with some of the Intermediate and even Greater Deities, however, as people like Sundowner and corporations like Lobotomy Corp. began to take notice of her shocking rise. They took notes and kept a close eye, however- they wouldn't want to share the same fate as Megumu Iizunamaru or Brand X.
      • Through Yuuka Kazami, of all deities, Chimata was forwarded towards Crazy Dave as a potential partner. The market goddess was albeit horrified at first as she noticed that Dave hasn't been able to collect profit due to him selling very, very low, and his shop is...well, to her, she thought it was a little less than desirable. This earned her an earful from both Dave and Yuuka, which led to quite a few apologies and a deal to help expand the plant-selling proprietor's business, especially after roping the Temmies into the offer, as they are also partners with Dave. Many became spooked at this display from the flower youkai, even Chimata herself- after all, messing with Yuuka will definitely shorten your life expectancy.
      • One god that has managed to get under Chimata's skin without really triggering her is Gust. Despite both of them being capable business partners, they never really quite got the hang of each other, with Chimata's more old-school barting style versus Gust's modern and rapid corporate way of buying & selling. Each time they both are present in a market, they're usually found trying to outplay the other, nearly ending in an actual battle but never going through, with no clear winner.
    • Among many new contacts, the Epic Battle Fantasy Team managed to get ahold of her very quickly as a result of her gained power from beating back Brand X. Both she and the team quickly warmed up well, as not only did they have interesting cards to share (Ability Cards for Chimata, & Monster Cards for the Team), but the latter had also gotten to the rhythm of fighting with danmaku very, very well. Both sides consider their partnership to be relatively smooth and as-usual, with the Team calling their favors for the God of the Unowned simple fetch quests.
    • Both the Dealer and Heath Stonebrew were rather intrigued by Chimata's offerings, though they waited out the rush of people making deals with her so that they can have their own offers be proposed in a calm, natural order. Chimata, in return, seemed to like what they had in store and very much appreciates their neutral, respectful nature, and therefore treats them as such in return. Since then, when hosting her markets, she may often impart some helpful knowledge on how to play the games these two represent (being the Game of Life & Death and Hearthstone, respectively), and sometimes splurges a bit of her earnings at Heath's tavern afterwards, where she makes more deals, offers, and even plays a game of Hearthstone or two.
    • While in Heath's tavern one day, Chimata learned of a mysterious group known as the Scrybes, who also ran their own card game- Inscryption. Piquing her interest, she set out to find these game-runners, and sure enough, she located them when she went up to meet with some of the Yu-Gi-Oh! deities for another round of card trading. Rather than just give you boring jargon, here's a brief word from each Scrybe on Chimata.
      • Grimora: "She seemed like a fairly calm individual, but is rather peculiar when it comes to following the rules of her markets. I have heard of her breakouts at some Halls after her rally against Brand X, so it'd be wise to be on your best behavior around matter what."
      • Leshy: "Chimata found interest in my camera rather quickly, citing its technology as a way to increase the quality of her Ability Cards while downsizing the effort needed to make them. And through her, I learned of a few other Gensokyoans who have magical cameras- like that wily amanojaku, for instance."
      • P03: "I bought Mike's and Takane's cards from her early on so that I can get better shit later. Speaking of later, when I met her again, I got Okina's, Koishi's, Mokou's, Alice's, and sometimes Eiki's depending whether I have too much cash after buying the first 4. The others are garbage, save for like, Eirin's, Mamizou's, Suwako's second one, Raiko's, and arguably, Sumireko's, all of which I buy on occassion if she doesn't have the first 5 I mentioned. That's it."
      • Magnificus: "Chimata is a fast learner- she picked up my side of the game's mechanics quickly, seeing as she is accustomed to playing Duel Monsters. She also moves accordingly to the market, expanding and shuffling her selection of wares to fit what part of the Pantheon she is right now. I have high hopes for her."
    • Got off the wrong foot with Angela and Roland, because of her (Chimata's) association with Marisa, who's known for stealing books. Thankfully, they've recently managed to reach a fragile agreement after some rather interesting methods of trade, by having Chimata prove herself against them through one of their Boss Rushes. Despite having many Ability Cards, the market goddess, or rather her replica, couldn't hold out long enough and was subsequently defeated by the second wave of Sephirahs, being turned into a new book for the Librarians' troubles. This book gave the duo the ability to form more books...the good-ol' fashioned way, without needing to rely on having poor plucks going into the Library. A revelation like this shook all three, and they quickly scaffolded a new deal to take advantage of this. Only time will tell how far this partnership goes.
  • Is actually often seen at the Hall of Anger, usually led there by others trying to calm her down when someone broke her market's rules. Chimata is afterwards is taken to the House of Health and Medicine, usually as a result of fatigue and exhaustion from letting loose a little too much, to recuperate. These outbursts, which happen surprisingly more frequently than one may expect, has caused a few of her investors to calmly cut off deals with her, and making everyone else associated with her a bit more wary- even those trying to usurp her place in the Pantheon's business world.
  • Has been spotted with Keiki Haniyasushin on many, many, and I mean many occasions, like, a lot. Many across the Pantheon have speculated how deep their relationship goes, especially considering that both have a lot of similar qualities. From being goddess born out out facets of humanity (praise & trade), to their colorful and odd outfit styles, to both being goddesses that rely on faith, quite a few suggestions were thrown in the air. The common prevailing theory? They may be either best friends, or something more.
    • To .... find the sculptor that follows the rainbow. The sculptor would be a great boon to you, so tell her your story; consider her words a more tender form of the Prescripts, if you will.
    • Chimata asked Keiki to accompany her one time as a bit of emotional support to the Library of Ruina to meet up with Angela & Roland for the trio to share their progress since the induction of the market goddess' book to the duo's collection. While there, Keiki ran into Yan, who looked like he was anticipating her arrival there. He asked of the haniwa maker for him to join her ranks, in any way, sharing his tale of him blindly following the commands of the Prescripts (which are in turn funneled by the City & the wishes of humanity's collective unconscious) to the point that he lost it all, hoping she would sympathize in some way to get her to accept. Harkening back to when she was brought into existence as a leader for the animal spirits, she agreed to have Yan as an ally, right as Chimata's meeting with Angela & Roland concluded. When the trio returned to the front, however...
      Chimata, to Keiki: Who were you talking to here at the entrance? There's...nobody around.
    • Another beneficiary in Chimata’s repertoire as a result of her ever-expanding sphere of influence in the Pantheon’s business world was Beatrix LaBeau, though their first meeting was far from normal…well, depending what you consider normal in the Pantheon, that is. When the duo met up with Beatrix, Keiki acting as emotional support as usual, Bea was explaining how plorts revolutionized the Pantheon when Keiki got her foot stuck in one. Of course, cue a bunch of mishaps that won’t be explained, but instead of Keiki hating the rancher for the mess, she instead learned the usefulness of these plorts after all, and also offered to be a partner of the Far Far Ranch, which surprised both Bea and Chimata. In return for the Haniwa Army Corp researching and supplying plorts further out to customers in need, they will guard the ranch and Bea with their continuous stream of numbers, and ensure that no hostile takeover will happen without a Pantheon-spanning brawl in the process. The trio all made the agreement together over dinner that night, and so Gensokyo becomes a new major player in the plort industry, with Chimata handling business and advertising while Keiki handling supply and protection.
  • "You foul barbarian... How long are you going to believe that you can use violence to hold dominion over objects? Possession of an object can only be controlled by the god of the markets. As long as they possess something, none can escape from the hands of God! The market has been opened! Let us return all things to nothing!"


    Masataka Shima 
Commander Masataka Shima, Divine Holder of Stolen Axis Treasure
  • Demigod
  • Symbol: A bar of Yamashita's gold
  • Theme: Nazi Disguise - Shima's Speech and Shima Escapes
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Possessing a huge amount of stolen gold from Southeast Asia, Commanding one of the Imperial Japanese Navy's most advanced aircraft carriers, Escaping to live another day, with an American POW in tow, Responsible for the death of an important character in his story, Big Bad, Four Eyes, Zero Soul, Wearing a dark uniform and an important figure in a militaristic regime
  • Allies: Banzai Chargers, Johann Schmidt, Wilhelm Strasse, Arnold Ernst Toht, Milleneum
  • Enemies: Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of the Allied Forces
  • Evil Counterpart to: The Admiral
  • Opposes: Takeo Masaki
  • Opposed by: The IJN kanmusu, The Fuso Empire Witches
  • Masataka Shima is an officer in the Imperial Japanese Navy, and commander of the one of their newest aircraft carriers, the Taiho-class carrier Toshikaze.
  • Aside from this position, he was also highly influential in helping maintain the "Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere", the occupied territories of Imperial Japan both before and during the War in Asia and the Pacific. Instead of conventional means, however, he did this through stolen assets from said occupied territories, among which included the fabled "Yamashita's gold.
    • While the looted treasure wasn't enough to fund the production of ships, guns, tanks, and planes for The Empire, it was more than enough for another plan entirely. This plan involved swaying members of the Nazi High command, as well as a high-ranking Soviet general, to helping the Japanese Empire. Specifically, this involved these officers killing both Hitler and Stalin. The former was to have been targeted so that he could be replaced by a more competent Nazi leader, i.e. a German general who could lead their military more efficiently. The latter, meanwhile, was to have been killed and then replaced by the aforementioned rogue Soviet general, and turn the USSR to the side of the Axis, thereby giving both Germany and Japan some much-needed respite.
    • This plan, however, was cut short by members of the OSS and British SOE, who tracked down and ensured that the gold his troops had accumulated would not be used. This botched his Evil Plan, and even resulted in the sinking of the aircraft carrier he had commanded, taking a huge chunk of the looted gold with it.
    • Fortunately for himself, he managed to escape the ship just before its loss, living to fight another day. In addition, he also escaped with an American prisoner, one Donnie Griffin, and locked him up in a POW Camp located in the Philippines.
  • With his ascension into the Pantheon, Masataka Shima now hopes to establish an Imperial Japanese stronghold, and would hopefully now be able to push through with his once-botched plan. He arrives in via a Nakajima B5N "Kate" Torpedo Bomber, carrying with him a briefcase containing a handful of gold bars that escaped the clutches of the Allies.
  • Some of the first allies he finds are soldiers of the Japanese Army. Despite the Interservice Rivalry between the IJA and IJN, these soldiers nonetheless pledge allegiance to him, due to being the only Imperial Japanese military officer in the Pantheon thus far.
  • Not long after, Shima makes his way to the headquarters of Wilhelm "Deathshead" Strasse, and explains his Evil Plan to him. Liking the Japanese officer's offer of stolen treasure, he agrees to help him in his conquest of the Pantheon, himself having played a significant part in the Axis victory in his own universe. The German officer then contacts the other Nazi officials in the Pantheon, in order to arrange a meeting similar to the one Shima did back in Singapore.
  • Takeo Masaki, however, refuses to work with Shima, having already been left for dead by the Japanese Emperor. The feeling is mutual, as Shima questions why a Japanese Army officer like him is working closely with an American Marine and a Soviet soldier.
  • Johann Schmidt, one of the Nazi officers who attends this meeting, comes to like the Japanese officer, this time due to their shared belief in Hitler's incompetence and desire to have him overthrown. Arnold Ernst Toht, being a follower of Schmidt, also agrees in on the Japanese Commander's plan.
  • The Milleneum organization also allies themselves with Shima, though not because of the gold he has. In fact, the organization's wealth is of comparable worth, if not more, than all of the gold he has combined. Instead, they see Shima as a means to help continue spreading war in the Pantheon, something that the Japanese commander is fine with as long as they can help guarantee Imperial Japan's restoration in the process.
  • After managing to get the most powerful Nazis in the Pantheon in on his plan, he tries negotiating with some of the Soviet deities in the Pantheon. This ends poorly, however, as powerful Soviet figures such as Col. Volgin and Gen. Dragovich refuse to ally with the Nazis, them having their own agendas in mind. They do, however, both become interested in Yamashita's gold, and so make him another target of opportunity. They hope to use this gold to hopefully fund their own growing war machine, as well as use it to hopefully bribe certain Nazi officials into defecting to their cause.
  • After finding out about a larger Japanese naval presence in the Pantheon, the Commander decides to make contact with their leader. Unfortunately for Shima, the Admiral isn't willing to cooperate, much less accept a bribe of obviously looted gold. Just as the furious bespectacled officer tries to slit the Admiral's throat in a Disproportionate Retribution, he is stopped by OSS agents Lt. Mike Powell and Sgt. Jack Barnes, who make a Dynamic Entry from the roof of the Admiral's headquarters. They promptly kill most of Shima's bodyguards, and even manage to steal a vital piece of intel in the form of slide reels. But Shima himself, however, escapes unharmed once more.
  • As a result of this incident, all of the IJN fleet girls refuse to help the ambitious Commander, now realizing just why all those ascended US Marines and Navy airmen were inadvertently hostile to them and their Admiral in the first place. The same is true for the witches from the Fuso Empire as well.
  • Also thanks to this incident, the American and British WWII deities in the Pantheon are now aware of who Commander Shima is. They are also fully aware of his plans thanks to the captured slide reels, as well as the bars of gold found on the bodies of some of the dead Japanese soldiers they had killed not too long ago. The aforementioned OSS agents now make it a point to stop him at all costs, including making arrangements for one Joseph Griffin to join them into the Pantheon...
  • Consequently, with word of Shima's stolen gold bars now out to the rest of the Pantheon, many thieves, explorers, adventurers, etc. become interested in the man and his treasure. Not wanting to be robbed of his assets, the Commander flees with help from his Nazi allies.
  • As for Shima himself, he makes his own arrangements, namely getting his old aircraft carrier rebuilt and the rest of his stolen gold get accounted for. All this is being done from a temporary headquarters on the island of Iwo Jima. Thanks to the massive cave defense network, he can now continue forward with his plan for the time being undetected.
  • Many note how Shima sounds awfully a lot like both Iroh and Aku. Others would even describe the IJN Commander as basically being an "evil Iroh" who remains loyal to The Empire. The Japanese officer himself, while finding this little fact amusing, is not interested in negotiating with either, due to differing goals and ideals.
  • One deity he comes to hate tremendously despite not being a US Marine anymore is one Cole Phelps. Like ascended Marines Pvt. Miller and Sgt. Conlin, he was a veteran of the Pacific Theater, namely the Battle of Okinawa. Unlike those two, however, he was infamous for committing a war crime, namely ordering a cave containing Okinawan civilians to be torched by flamethrower. This angers the Japanese officer, and motivates him to continue his plan further to restore the Japanese Empire, and rid the Pantheon of any traces of the Allied Powers and their legacy.
  • One enemy that Shima could never anticipate was Smaug. The greedy dragon, upon getting wind of the IJN Commander and his treasure, seeks to kill him and steal all of the gold in his possession. Again, this motivates the Japanese officer to further hasten his plans to have his old aircraft carrier rebuilt, in order to defend his gold from a more secure position and allow better movement between locations.


    Richie Rich 
Richie Rich, God of Endless Wealth (Ri¢hie Ri¢h)
  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: A moneybag
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Domains: Industry, Good, Nobility, Travel
  • Portfolio: Alliterative Name, Crazy-Prepared, Gentleman Adventurer, Gold Makes Everything Shiny, Lucky Charms Title, Spoiled Sweet
  • Allies: Karen Minazuki, Charlotte LaBouff, Casper, Chester A. Bum, Eloise, Madeline, Charlie Brown, Sara Crewe
  • Enemies: Princess Morbucks, Eliza and Neil Reagan, Mr. Burns, The Ashleys, Libby Chessler
  • Rivals: Scrooge McDuck
  • Pitied by: Seto Kaiba
  • Karen Minazuki may hold the title of Wealth-Induced Loneliness, but there was another candidate with an older history. The blonde boy was a prime candidate for the title, but his culmination of various friends had muddled his chances of doing so. Still, he was willing to keep the title so that no one else could share the guilt. Eventually, the Court of the Gods decided he could no longer hold the title. Instead of throwing him out, they found a new title for him. They decided to give him the title Endless Wealth for consistently ranking among the richest beings in all worlds.
  • There are not that many benevolent gods in the House of Commerce, and Charlotte LaBouff was glad to find a new one in the Pantheon. As a matter of fact, Richie could have gotten the title of Spoiled Sweet in a different circumstance. Not that he cared, as he's glad to find some good company in his new location.
  • With that said, there are many that want to take advantage of his new title. Princess onced asked him for a huge sum of money for an investment. He agreed... until he found out she used his money in another attempt to destroy the Powerpuff Girls.
  • No other deity has caused as much misery to him as the Reagans. Already fond of picking on him as a mortal, things only escalated when he built a temple near theirs'.
    • Things got worse, as Alpha Bitches Libby and the Ashleys joined in on the fun of harassing the poor boy. He has been surprisingly mull about it, refusing to retaliate against them.
  • The god who has been most active in keeping Richie out of harm's way has been Kaiba, to the surprise of many. Yugi on the other hand points out that they are both rich kids from more malicious parents trying to make better use of their wealth. Kaiba hopes to toughen up the kid in order to resist unfriendly suitors.
  • He can't help but meet up with Casper, God of Friendly Ghosts. Richie still holds up to the belief that Casper is nothing more than a hallucination... even when there's an entire house dedicated for ghosts.
  • He may well be the only one in the House of Commerce that treats him kindly, often giving him large sums of money. It's unfortunate that the God of the Homeless couldn't keep the money for long.
  • Once a candidate for the title, Scrooge now feels threatened with someone who has just as much money, even though his current titles are safe for the keeping. This new ascension motivated him to gain even more money to outclass the rival.
  • He has been advised to stay far, far away from Mr. Burns. The God of Old Money has no qualms over doing whatever it takes to maintain his business, including hurting children. This young god has proven to be a difficult catch; an attempt on a hostile takeover failed miserably when many good-aligned deities stood by him to fend off the attempt.
  • Is probably the only businessman who would constantly allow Eloise entrance into his hotels... no matter how much damage she causes. One wonders just how much money he will be able to bring out to cover the costs.
  • After hearing what Madeline went through to remove her appendix, he personally sponsored her Old House in Paris. She thanked the child with constant helpings of pastries.
  • Wonders how Charlie Brown could have so few friends, as he seems to be a nice guy. The bald one appreciated the compliment and the two were on the fast track to being friends. Though Richie has been unsuccessful in getting Charlie Brown to be good at anything.
  • Is among those in the House of Commerce who offered to restore Sara Crewe's fortunes, to which she is immensely grateful for.