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Sakura Cosmos

The cosmos that most of the Edens Zero crew call home.

    In General 
  • Cherry Blossoms: True to its name, there are clouds of cherry blossoms fluttering everywhere in space. As seen in the first chapter, they all appear to come from a cosmic cherry blossom tree.
  • Floral Theme Naming: "Sakura" is the Japanese word for cherry blossom.
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Granbell

The homeworld of Demon King Ziggy, and the planet where Shiki grew up. It is home to a fully automated theme park called the Granbell Kingdom, which hasn't seen a customer in over 100 years. Apart from Shiki, the planet's sole inhabitants are the robots that run the establishment.

    In General 
  • Abandoned Playground: The whole planet is a theme park that hasn't been visited by humans apart from Shiki until Rebecca comes along.
  • Amusement Park of Doom: The Granbell Kingdom becomes this once the robotic animatronics decide they've had enough of being abandoned and forgotten. Subverted when it turns out to be an act.
  • Androids Are People, Too: Despite being machines, they all see Shiki as their friend, or so they say. As such, they hate having to trick him into thinking they don't, knowing that the loneliness he'd suffer would be far worse.
  • Apocalypse How: Mere moments after Shiki leaves with Rebecca and Happy, all of the robots permanently cease functioning when their power source finally gives out, making it a Class 3B planetary extinction.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: The bots secretly despise humans and don't consider Shiki their friend. Subverted, as it turns out they faked the "bitch" part to convince Shiki to leave them.
  • False Friend: Shiki is stung when the robots start chanting that they were never and could never be friends with a human. However, it turns out they only did this because they're determined to make sure Shiki doesn't suffer an even worse fate.
  • Feudal Future: The Granbell Kingdom is a medieval fantasy kingdom where everyone is a robot. Justified as it is a fantasy-themed amusement park designed to give an immersive experience.
  • Freudian Excuse: Their rebellion against humans is so they can get back at them for treating them like tools and leaving them behind to rust for a century despite having minds of their own. It turns out later that the rebellion-part was staged.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: The robots' Black Bead Eyes begin to glow an ominous white when they declare their intent to Kill All Humans.
  • Planet of Hats: With the exception of Shiki, every sentient being on this planet is a robot.
  • Turned Against Their Masters: They have been infected with a virus that gave them self-awareness of the neglect and mistreatment they've endured at the hands of humans, leading them to attempt a revolution. This is later revealed to be all part of a facade to convince Shiki to leave.
  • Undying Loyalty: The robot citizens, including the Castellan, are unendingly loyal to the benevolent Demon King, and spend the rest of their days trying to carry out his Last Request to get Shiki off the planet so he won't have to suffer being The Aloner once they have all broken down.
  • Walking Spoiler: Every last one of the planet's citizens is not what they appear to be at a glance.
  • What Is This Thing You Call "Love"?: As robots, they aren't programmed to understand love and friendship, and all their time caring for Shiki was just them carrying out their roles as welcoming townsfolk. Once Shiki is far off planet, they reveal themselves to have truly cared for him all along, their bodies and voices trembling with sadness.
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?: The robots have suffered an entire century of neglect from humans once they stopped coming to the Granbell Kingdom, with no one bothering to scrap them beforehand. They all inevitably lose power and break down for good when this happens, but not before they use this as their cover story for why they suddenly turn on Shiki and Rebecca, two humans who firmly believe that Androids Are People, Too.
  • What You Are in the Dark: While the others are asleep, the robots begin ominously staring and trembling at the humans, which leads to the revelation that they hate humans and are plotting to betray them. Then, once the others get away thinking the robots have gone mad, they go right back to their old, kind selves, revealing they were preparing to save Shiki by chasing him away before they all died.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: They are privately concerned that their batteries are close to expiring after an entire century of neglect, which happens right after they force Shiki to leave them all behind by pretending to hate humans, sparing him from spending the rest of his days alone on their planet.

    Demon King Ziggy 

Demon King Ziggy

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The Granbell Kingdom's kindhearted "villain" character, more widely known beyond his planet as the original captain of Edens Zero and ruler of the Sakura Cosmos. He is the one who took an orphaned Shiki in as a surrogate grandson and passed his own Gravity Ether Gear abilities onto him before breaking down years ago.


  • Asskicking Equals Authority: Ziggy was powerful enough to conquer the entire Sakura Cosmos, giving him a reputation as a powerful warrior.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: He was the leader of Granbell's robot community before he died, and his Ether Gear made him the most powerful, judging by how Shiki could defeat the Castellan, a military bot built for combat.
  • Badass Cape: He has a red cloak that oozes the authority and awesomeness of someone who once ruled the Sakura Cosmos.
  • Break His Heart to Save Him: The robots' staged uprising against humanity was all the Demon King's idea so Shiki would no longer feel obligated to stay on Granbell before the robots' inevitable breakdown. While the robots' "betrayal" deeply hurts and confuses Shiki, even if he doesn't hold it against them, it saves him from an even worse fate of being marooned all by himself on an entire planet.
  • Cool Old Guy: He acted like one to Shiki, and is considered by all the other robots to have been the oldest and wisest among them. Not to mention he's the Sakura Cosmos's most famous explorer.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He looks like an Evil Overlord straight out of a High Fantasy series, yet Shiki couldn't have had a better grandfather than him.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": His real name is Ziggy, but everyone besides his closest allies simply calls him "Demon King".
  • Expressive Skull: While his face was designed to look like a skull, the angles of his jaws curve slightly whenever he needs to emote.
  • Final Boss: He fulfills this role In-Universe to parkgoers, and with his Gravity Ether Gear, he has the strength to back it up.
  • Friend to All Living Things: He views humans and other creatures as equals to his fellow machines, believing that everyone has a "heart" no matter who or what they are.
  • Gambit Roulette: His plan to evacuate Shiki from Granbell before all the robots shut down banked entirely on the off-chance of a space traveler coming to an old, abandoned theme park that hadn't seen a single visitor in over a century; either that, or Shiki would be trapped on the planet both physically and emotionally. Justified by the fact that the robots didn't have any of the resources (i.e., a spaceship) needed to get him off-world by themselves.
  • Go Out with a Smile: When Shiki found him broken down, he saw him wearing the same wry smile he always had.
  • Gravity Master: He has the same Gravity Ether Gear as Shiki does, being the one to pass his powers onto him.
  • Horned Humanoid: There are two huge horns grafted onto both sides of his head.
  • Like a Son to Me: He viewed Shiki like a grandson and raised him as such.
  • Mean Character, Nice Actor: The Demon King only acts as the Evil Overlord of a theme park attraction. He's actually quite jovial, and nourished Shiki's dreams of seeing what lay beyond his home.
  • Old Master: He is a master of Gravity Ether Gear, and taught Shiki almost everything he knew before he died.
  • Posthumous Character: He broke down when Shiki was just a little kid, long before Rebecca and Happy come to the planet.
  • Retired Badass: He is the original ruler of the Sakura Cosmos, and his name is known and dreaded far and wide. For one reason or another, he spent his last days living quietly as a theme park animatronic.
  • Shoulders of Doom: He has two giant, golden skulls on his shoulders.
  • Slasher Smile: It's his default expression as a robot designed to look like an Evil Overlord. That said, it's easy to tell he doesn't smile because he's evil.
  • Skull for a Head: His face is designed to look like one.
  • Tragic Dream: He is one of countless others who tried and failed to find Mother, and died before he could fulfill his dream. When Shiki learns about this, he becomes all the more motivated in his search for Mother not only for his grandfather's sake, but so he can finally fulfill his own dream of surpassing him.
  • Tom the Dark Lord: "Ziggy" isn't exactly the most threatening name for a Demon King.

    Castellan 

The Castellan

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The current leader of the robots on Granbell. He is actually an old combat-ready bot, and he appears to be plotting something against the humans that left him on the planet.


  • Authority in Name Only: Although he's called the "Castellan" (castle lord), it's just the character he plays at the attraction. He actually defers to the benevolent Demon King.
  • Badass Beard: He's got a peculiarly spiked beard, and is a deadly and imposing robot.
  • The Coats Are Off: He tosses aside his cloak when he prepares to fight Shiki and show he means business.
  • Cool Crown: He wears one befitting the ruler of a fantasy kingdom.
  • Go Out with a Smile: He spends his last moments smiling warmly at Shiki for finally beginning his life off-planet, and commending the other robots for playing their parts admirably.
  • His Name Really Is "Barkeep": He's simply known by his character role in the theme park, being a robot designated for that exact function.
  • I Let You Win: He doesn't go all-out when fighting Shiki, only pretending to try and kill him so he'd leave safely.
  • Nice Character, Mean Actor: He's supposed to play the Good Counterpart to the Demon King at the park, but acts as though he despises humans for leaving him and his kind to rust, and he tries killing both Shiki and Rebecca and stealing the latter's ship to take revenge. It's then subverted with the revelation that it was all part of an act to drive Shiki off the planet before their batteries finally gave out, and he couldn't be happier for Shiki when he succeeds.
  • Pimped-Out Cape: He has a regal cloak that hides most of his robotic frame.
  • Ridiculously Human Robot: Downplayed. While still obviously a machine, the Castellan is the only one on Granbell to have a humanoid face and expressions.
  • Robot Soldier: He's a battle bot that was repurposed into a theme park attraction. He shows just how dangerous he is in battle when he turns on Shiki.
  • Starter Villain: He poses the first threat the heroes face in the series, and serves as a means to prove the effectiveness of Shiki's powers. It turns out he was Good All Along, however.
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    Michael 

Michael

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A wizard robot and Shiki's closest friend on Granbell.


  • Advertised Extra: He appears prominently in the first key visual showcasing the series' core characters, but he's left behind by Shiki and Rebecca in the first chapter moments before he shuts down and dies.
  • Love Hurts: A platonic example. While reflecting on the Demon King's saying that every being in the universe has a heart, he says he wouldn't have wanted one if he had known it'd hurt so much to never see Shiki again.
  • Robe and Wizard Hat: He's modeled after a wizard in a fantasy setting, and he dresses up as one accordingly. However, he has no actual powers to speak of.
  • Robot Buddy: He is Shiki's best friend on Granbell. It thus stings him the most when Michael joins in on the other robots' anti-human creed.
  • Stepford Smiler: As a robot with a smile drawn on his face, he can't make any other expression when betraying Shiki, pretending to be his enemy, or when he's heartbroken to see Shiki leave.
  • Telepath: He's equipped with a special sensory function that allows to understand what people are thinking by reading their expressions.

Blue Garden

The Planet of Adventurers, a bustling metropolis world where Rebecca and Happy live. It is abundant in Water Ether, which manifests as a river that flows through the sky.

    In General 
  • City of Adventure: The entire planet is regarded as such thanks to Shooting Starlight, where different races far and wide gather to obtain passports to all kinds of worlds.
  • Floating Water: There is a floating river of water in the sky as a result of the planet's Water Ether, which can also be seen from space.
  • Mega City: Every square inch of the planet seen by Shiki is a bustling metropolis filled with mountains of spires, floating buildings, and a river of Water Ether that floats through midair.

Shooting Starlight

An adventurers guild where members obtain passports to travel to different planets. Shiki, Rebecca, and Happy are members themselves, but they don't have much attachment to the guild, seeing it as more of a window to adventure than a place to call family.

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    In General 

    Noah Glenfield 

Master Noah Glenfield

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The guild master of Shooting Starlight.


  • Ambiguously Evil: The crew begins to realize that Noah might have ties to Guilst's criminal underworld when Sister reveals he's the one who sent her there. Sister also thinks he might have set up Rebecca to get sent there as well, since Clarisse indicated that he was captured by the same people who took Rebecca, even though they were specifically ordered to only target women. Unbeknownst to them, he's also on the pay roll of Drakken Joe, who made a Wretched Hive out of Guilst in the first place.
  • Bishōnen: He's a dashing young man with bushy locks, despite possibly being Older Than He Looks since he's been Shooting Starlight's master for at least ten years.
  • Knowledge Broker: He's in charge of a guild where information from countless planets flows like the blood, including things that can't be found online, and he's readily willing to sell that info for a price, including to known criminals such as Drakken Joe.
  • No One Sees the Boss: He apparently never sets foot outside his office, and Rebecca and Happy have never seen him in person for as long as they've been at the guild. Meanwhile, he has tabs on all the guild's members, including the crew of the Edens Zero.

    Clarisse Layer 

Clarisse Layer

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Shooting Starlight's friendly receptionist, who cries over the tiniest things. She is the closest thing to a friend Rebecca has in the guild.


  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: She has amber-blonde hair, reflecting her status as one of the nicest and most sensitive people Shiki and Rebecca know in Shooting Starlight.
  • Meganekko: Clarisse is a glasses-wearing sweetheart.
  • Nice Girl: She's the only person in the guild who talks to Shiki and Rebecca without being a total Jerkass about it.
  • Prone to Tears: She is emotionally delicate and falls apart under the slightest pressure.
  • Tender Tears: She cries over just about anything fortunate that happens to Rebecca, whether it's returning home safely from a trip or making a new friend.
  • Token Good Teammate: She's the sole Nice Girl in a guild full of people who are Jerkasses at best and Ambiguously Evil at worst.

    Labilia Christy 

Labilia Christy

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A popular yet unpleasant B-Cuber whose name is known across the Sakura Cosmos. She has a particularly bad relationship with Rebecca and Happy.


  • Abhorrent Admirer: She has her sights set on Shiki, if only because she's starstruck by his Gravity Ether Gear. However, he couldn't care less about her obsession with him, and is completely put off by her unrelenting spite towards Rebecca.
  • Alpha Bitch: She's one of the most popular members of the guild, but she charges insane amounts of money for autographs and handshakes (the former of which is really a drawing of a turd), and judging from their interactions, she insults Rebecca's videos on a regular basis. For bonus points, her fans in the English translation call her "Libby", the former trope name.
  • Big Ego, Hidden Depths: As much as Labilia is a show-off who puts people down every chance she gets, she is still a legitimately talented video maker who works hard to earn her subscribers, which Rebecca admits is the one thing she respects about her.
  • Everyone Has Standards: In spite of her bad manners towards Rebecca and Happy, she can't help but look disquieted after learning how her fellow B-Cubers on Blue Garden are being kidnapped.
  • Hate Sink: She only speaks to Rebecca to make unprovoked insults towards her and Happy, overcharges her admirers and treats them like crap, and is an easy target for Shiki's rage. Later, she pulls a nasty prank on Rebecca on Sun Jewel, while also falsely claiming to have information to help the group, before running off.
  • Improbable Hairstyle: She has a ponytail that levitates on a ball right next to her head.
  • Jerkass: She's a cheeky girl who treats everyone else around her like dirt, especially B-Cubers she deems to be of inferior talent to her own. Even after the B-Cuber kidnapping fiasco, she shows she still hasn't changed her attitude by humiliating Rebecca on video while stringing the group around for information on Sun Jewel she doesn't have.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: As much as she gets a kick out of taunting Rebecca's channel, she does give a legitimate critique towards her unscripted approach towards her videos, citing it as a major reason her ratings are so poor—though she says this while wholeheartedly believing that, no matter how she may improve, Rebecca's videos will never truly amount to anything.
  • Just a Machine: She proves to have this mindset towards all androids after angering Happy and Pino with her cruel prank on Rebecca, claiming it's only natural that robots wouldn't understand what's so funny about it. Then, when her attitude brings Pino to tears, Labilia gives a bemused smirk and wonders how an android like her can cry at all.
  • Kick the Dog: Her reaction to Pino's crying upon seeing her prank on Rebecca and Labilia's taunting about how the video will get a large number of views? She mocks the very thought of an android having "feelings".
  • Love at First Punch: A variation. After Shiki flips her upside-down in retaliation of her hurtful comments towards Rebecca, Labilia becomes totally starstruck and decides to put him in her next video. Whether that Nosebleed she gets in the process is due to arousal or getting dropped face-first on the floor is anyone's guess.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: While calling her an outright villain is a stretch, Labilia's prank on Rebecca at Sun Jewel unintentionally helps her save Shiki and Homura like she falsely promised, since it gains Rebecca the sympathy of one of Madame Kurenai's men.
  • The Nicknamer: She gives Shiki the Affectionate Nickname "Gravity Boy" after getting a personal taste of his Gravity Ether Gear.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: She serves as one for Rebecca, lobbing insults at the "bottom-level B-Cuber" and her "junky little cat Hoppy".
  • Ungrateful Bitch: Implied when she offers to help Rebecca save Shiki on Sun Jewel to repay him for saving her from Jinn, only for her gratitude to be thrown into question when it turns out she was just tooling Rebecca into appearing in a vicious prank video.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her hair is dark blue.

Civilians

    Couchpo 

Couchpo

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A gluttonous B-Cuber who runs the food-centric Mogumogu Channel.


  • Big Eater: All her content revolves around eating. It's indicated that Rebecca's obsession with eating comes from watching Couchpo's videos.
  • Big Fun: She is an overweight girl and the most upbeat of all the kidnapped B-Cubers befriended by Rebecca.
  • Extreme Omnivore: She's known for eating anything that looks remotely edible, including the foam bubbles used to dissolve her clothes.
  • Gonk: Given her weight and more cartoonish design than other characters, she isn't what anyone in Rogue Out besides Mosco (a fellow Gonk) envisions when tasked with kidnapping "cute girls".
  • Punny Name: Her name is derived from "couch potato".
  • Skewed Priorities: While Rebecca is helping her fellow B-Cubers break out of Illega Tower, rather than give her sensible warnings or ask for vital supplies like the other girls, Couchpo tells her to bring back some food. Constantly.

    Copa 

Copa

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A cute, young B-Cuber who co-stars with a giant koala.


  • Big Sister Worship: Though they're not actually related, Copa starts looking up to Rebecca like a Cool Big Sis after witnessing her bravery firsthand.
  • Break the Cutie: She's one of the first B-Cubers to break after getting kidnapped, unable to help her crying and screaming when her life is in danger. Thanks to Rebecca, she comes out of the ordeal no worse for wear.
  • The Cutie: She is the cutest and most innocent of the B-Cubers who Rebecca gets to know.
  • The Load: She quickly falls behind during the B-Cubers' escape from Guilst, and Pino suggests cutting their losses is the most logical course of action. Nevertheless, Rebecca risks her own skin twice to make sure no harm comes to her.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: She co-stars in her videos with a giant koala almost twice her size.
  • Smarter Than You Look: Although she gives the impression of a helpless and clumsy girl, she's the first of the kidnapped B-Cubers to notice that the foam Illega used to dissolve their clothes also dissolves glass and metal, which gives Rebecca the idea to escape through their cell's glass window.

    Milon 

Milon

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The star of Tokkō TV, a B-Cube channel that produces death-defying stunt videos.


  • The Cynic: Her first instinct upon learning she's headed for Guilst is to give up all hope of escape, and she derides Rebecca for entertaining the idea. Rebecca quickly turns her mind around.
  • Freak Out!: She breaks down in fear when she gets kidnapped, stripped, and faced with being turned into stone furniture. Rebecca's courage and quick-thinking helps her get through it.
  • Mistaken for Badass: She's seen as a kickass action hero because of her videos, which are so convincing that none of the other B-Cubers realize they were all scripted until Milon outright tells them. When faced with real-life danger after getting kidnapped, she proves to be just as terrified as the other B-Cubers.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": The official translation uses both "Milon" and "Miron" to spell her name.

Criminals

    "Bro" 

"Bro"

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The leader of a gang of thugs on Blue Garden who kidnap Happy to make a fortune.


  • Bald of Evil: He has a cue ball head, and he's is willing to steal, kidnap, and kill for money.
  • Fat Bastard: He's a huge, stout guy who represents the seedy underbelly of Blue Garden.
  • Gatling Good: His weapon is an gatling gun, which he thinks is innately super to any other firearm.
  • Large and in Charge: He's the biggest guy in his gang, who are sent running for the hills when Rebecca takes him down.
  • Mighty Glacier: The guy never budges an inch once he whips out his gatling gun, which does him no good once Shiki gives Rebecca a solid aerial advantage.
  • More Dakka: He believes that mowing down his enemies is all he needs to take them out.
  • No Name Given: He's only addressed as "Bro" by his underlings, or "Aniki" (big brother) in Japanese, which is used as a symbol of respect.
  • Signature Laugh: "Nee pa pa pa pa pa!"
  • Unskilled, but Strong: Unlike Rebecca, who makes up for her physical limitations with precise blaster shots, this guy's basic attack strategy is unloading as many bullets as he can on something. While not hard for Shiki and Rebecca to beat, he's still dangerous to be around.

Norma

Weisz's home planet. Its denizens live in an underground city far below the uninhabitable surface, where massive columns of crystallized Earth Ether regularly rain down from the sky.

    In General 
  • Apocalypse How: Norma has suffered a low-key Class Z after getting fifty years eaten by the Chronophage, erasing the original planet and replacing it with a younger version of itself and its citizens. It isn't indicated how many Normans survived, but according to Professor Weisz, they had enough warning for a sizeable number to escape.
  • Retcon: For reasons unknown, Norma was called "River" in the original magazine publication of Chapter 3, where the planet was first mentioned.
  • Underground City: The planet's entire populace lives deep underground to avoid getting crushed by gigantic Earth Ether pillars on a regular basis.
  • Weird Weather: It rains skyscraper-sized pillars of Earth Ether that has crystallized within the planet's atmosphere. As time passes, the pillars embedded in the ground get worn down and return to the atmosphere, repeating the cycle.
  • You Are Already Dead: The people of Norma have already accepted that the planet was "dying" by the time Rebecca and Happy were kids. It turns out this is because they were in the middle of a collision course with the Chronophage, since there's nothing to be done once the Chronophage sets its sights on a planet.

Civilians

    Weisz Steiner (Old) 

Professor Weisz Steiner (Year X492)

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The original Weisz, separate from the one who joins the Edens Zero crew. He is a brilliant professor who took a homeless Rebecca and Happy under his wing when they were kids, using his Machina Maker powers to save Happy's life. Like many of Norma's denizens, he escaped the planet before its time was stolen, and has been traveling the cosmos ever since.


  • Artificial Limbs: He has a mechanical right hand, at the very least.
  • Broken Pedestal: Downplayed. Meeting Young Weisz and seeing the crummy person he used to be has somewhat soured Rebecca and Happy's opinion of him overall, but because Old Weisz has already overcome many of these flaws, he still serves as the higher standard they hold Young Weisz towards, and they're pleased whenever they catch a glimpse of the professor's good traits from his younger self.
  • The Charmer: According to the bunny girl, who was unimpressed by the "lowlife" Weisz back when he was a young man, the professor's charms increased with his age.
  • Cool Old Guy: He's like a grandfather to Rebecca and Happy, and always looks out for their best interests.
  • Hero of Another Story: Ever since he escaped Norma, he says he's been on the space adventure he's always dreamed of going on. Whatever that entails is anyone's guess.
  • I Was Quite a Looker: The Professor was once a self-described "studmuffin", as Young Weisz can attest to.
  • Mr. Exposition: He helps Rebecca make heads and tails of how they were seemingly sent 50 years back in time on Norma, introducing the Chronophage to them.
  • Parental Substitute: Old Weisz is the closest thing Rebecca and Happy have to a father, since they suffered from Parental Abandonment before meeting him.
  • Perma-Stubble: He has a touch of stubble on his chin, accounting for his age.
  • The Professor: Professor Weisz is touted as the most skillful machinist in the cosmos, capable of not only building robots indistinguishable from living beings, but uploading others' memories into them as well.
  • Reformed Criminal: He went from being a member of Sibir's gang to a respectable scientist and mechanic.
  • Technopath: Like Young Weisz, he can build and remodel machines in an instant with his Ether Gear. He is also frequently indicated to be a genius at it, with androids built by the Demon King admitting that they are second to the professor's craftsmanship with Happy, a robot completely indistinguishable from an organic creature.

    Bunny Girl 

The Bunny Girl

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An alien rabbit woman who once worked as a waitress in Norma's seedy underbelly. She is currently traveling with Professor Weisz.


    Johnny 

Johnny (TB-400-02)

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One of countless robots who have been toyed with and scrapped by Sibir. He is the same model of robot as Shiki's friend Michael.


  • Almost Dead Guy: He's already in his dying moments when Shiki finds him, and he's beyond Shiki's skill of saving him.
  • Identical Stranger: Shiki mistakes him for Michael 50 years before originally meeting him. It's justified as they share a mass-produced model, as Johnny himself lampshades.
  • Restored My Faith in Humanity: Though he only meets Shiki for a few moments before he breaks down, he admits it makes him happy that a human would try to fix him out of kindness, since he had the impression that all humans are just as cruel and uncaring as Sibir.
  • Sacrificial Lamb: His entire role in the story is to showcase the extreme cruelty machines suffer at the hands of humans, especially Sibir.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He breaks down just a few moments after Shiki meets him.
  • You Are Number 6: Downplayed. He formally introduces himself by his model number, while "Johnny" is his "identification code".

Criminals

    Sibir 

Sibir

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A ruthless crime boss whom Weisz used to be affiliated with, also known as "Sibir the Mighty". He's accompanied by a tiny bird who nags him over every little thing he does.


  • Arc Villain: He is the main villain of the Norma arc, where he exploits Pino's advanced EMP technology to commit crimes. Since Pino doesn't belong in Sibir's time period, Shiki and the others try to stop him from changing the past before realizing it's actually the planet that came into the present.
  • Bald of Evil: He's a lowlife with nothing but his name tattooed in Japanese on his scalp.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Only his pecs and left arm are covered by his shirt, leaving the rest of his muscular chest exposed.
  • Bling-Bling-BANG!: His Augmenter Arm appears to be gold-plated in colored artwork.
  • Dragon Their Feet: After Sibir is beaten, his bird activates his Mini-Mecha's self-destruct system to finish Shiki off, but is thwarted when Pino decides to fight back.
  • Facial Markings: His Japanese name is tattooed diagonally across the top of his forehead.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: His shirt diagonally covers the upper part of his chest and his left arm, while he has an oversized mechanical right arm that hides a much skinnier real arm.
  • Gonk: He has a unique, brutish design with a wide nose, big lips, and plates on his chin.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Justified. His bird gives him flack about using swear words, so he has to use relatively mild and, in the case of the English version, ridiculous insults like "buttmunch".
  • Hate Sink: Going by his deplorable treatment of Pino and countless other robots, which horrifies and enrages Shiki and his friends, it's clear Sibir isn't meant to be a guy you can root for. Young Weisz, who is a thieving scumbag himself, also thinks Sibir is a complete lowlife.
  • Intelligible Unintelligible: He can perfectly understand his bird friend, even though it only communicates through chirps and tweets.
  • Kick the Dog: He has a history of treating robots like toys for his amusement, damaging or dismantling them when they disobey him, and tossing them in a junk pile when he's finished. Pino barely gets it easier than the rest of the robots in his scrap heap when he tears off her leg and replaces it with a screw when she is unable to dance on command, and almost doing the same to the other for running away.
  • Mini-Mecha: He pilots a giant, flying suit of robotic knight armor known as Knight Gear, which is equipped with a missile launcher and a self-destruct mechanism.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: His tiny little bird-alien thing, which hovers around him and nags him over everything.
  • Power Fist: He has a robotic Augmenter Arm built by Weisz that's bigger and bulkier than the rest of his body. When Weisz destroys it, Sibir's real, stick-like arm is revealed.
  • Red Baron: He's got the nickname "Sibir the Mighty" because of his Augmenter Arm. Ironically, his real arm beneath it is wimpy and malnourished.

    Foote Brothers 

The Foote Brothers

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Sibir's right-hand men, who are renowned for their mechanized legs and footwork.


  • Accent Adaptation: The English translation gives the younger brother a German Funetik Aksent with the appropriate phrases sprinkled in to account for his unorthodox dialect in Japanese.
  • Artificial Limbs: They each have an opposite leg replaced with mechanical limbs.
  • Bash Brothers: They have a reputation as a lethal pair of brothers.
  • Co-Dragons: They share the position of Sibir's right-hand men, and are the only ones besides their boss who are left standing after Shiki mops the floor with the whole gang.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: They are aroused by Rebecca's legs and feet, which keeps them from fighting her seriously.
  • Meaningful Name: "Foote" is an archaic spelling of "foot", and they're a pair of brothers who specialize in fighting with their feet. They're also shameless foot and leg fetishists.
  • Red Baron: They're known on Norma as the "Southern Annihilators" and the "Iron-Legged Foote Brothers".
  • "Super Sentai" Stance: They have their own battle pose that involves them high-fiving, low-fiving, and knee-bumping with their robotic legs.
  • Verbal Tic: The older brother peppers his phrases with "Yes, yes, yes" (Sore wa sore wa in Japanese), while the younger brother elongates his ending particles and certain words in Japanese, implying that he speaks with an accent.

Guilst

A Wood Ether-rich planet whose towns are built on the branches of a colossal tree known as Mechdrasil. It was once a popular tourist attraction, but has since devolved into a lawless festering ground for every illegal activity known to man.

    In General 
  • Cozy Catastrophe: In the ultimate form of irony, the Chronophage ends up turning Guilst back into a natural paradise devoid of crime and untouched by modern technology by eating 1,200 years of the planet's history, which undoes an insurmountable number of human lives and completely erases anyone whose ancestry on the planet doesn't stretch that far back.
  • Crapsack World: It doesn't get much more crapsack than a planet where every conceivable crime is totally fair game.
  • Dub Name Change: "Mechdrasil" is known in Japan as the Kikaiju (機械樹), which is a pun on the words kikai (機械), meaning "machine", and Sekaiju (世界樹), meaning World Tree.
  • Gaia's Vengeance: Before Guilst's time can be totally rewound by the Chronophage, its Wood Ether kicks into overdrive and causes Mechdrasil to grow uncontrollably, totally demolishing virtually every manmade structure before the Chronophage finally finishes its meal.
  • Meaningful Name: "Mechdrasil" is a portmanteau of "mechanical" and "Yggdrasil". Its original Japanese name, Kikaiju, follows the exact same meaning.
  • Penal Colony: The Interstellar Union Army treats the planet as one for Drakken Joe, the biggest criminal in the Sakura Cosmos, allowing him full control of the planet in an attempt to contain his influence. This backfires when he evacuates the planet to escape the Chronophage before it devours the planet.
  • Soiled City on a Hill: More like a soiled planet. Guilst was once a popular tourist venue that existed in harmony with nature until Drakken Joe turned it into a cesspool of greed and lawlessness. Rather than stop him, the government ultimately let him have the planet, since it was enough to sate his criminal tendencies. Unfortunately, Joe's new society is undone not because of anything he or its citizens do, but because a passing Chronophage eats the planet's time, which restores Guilst to its natural beauty, but erases countless lives and unleashes Joe onto the cosmos at large.
  • Tree Top Town: Guilst's entire civilization exists on layered platforms built on the branches of Mechdrasil.
  • World Tree: The entire planet is covered in the roots of Mechdrasil, a tree that's visible from outer space. It's so large that its branches serve as a sturdy enough foundation for entire cities to be built on top of each one.
  • Wretched Hive: What Guilst has devolved into by the present day, to the point that human trafficking is just one of several enterprises for criminal gangs to engage in without worry of retribution.

Rogue Out

A mercenary squad who purportedly serve as the "knights" of the Four Shining Stars' Sister.

    In General 
  • Creepy Cathedral: They utilize an abandoned church as a base while on Guilst, where the fake Sister also secretly keeps the real one, her "god", strung up crucified in the basement.
  • Faceless Goons: The bulk of Rogue Out's soldiers wear face-obscuring helmets.
  • Hired Guns: They're a mercenary squad who will take any job for any client, no matter how dirty or depraved they are.
  • Mooks: Rogue Out boasts at least several dozen soldiers. They all get taken out by Homura.
  • Punny Name: The name is written similarly to "log out", which is a more effective pun in Japanese, where they're spelled with only one letter apart.
  • Undying Loyalty: Most of the group's members have pledged their services to "Sister" for saving their lives...though for most of them, this may be against their will.
  • Unwilling Roboticisation: Implied. The fake Sister mentions wanting to preserve Shiki and the gang's corpses and "fixing" them into soldiers, suggesting that a number of her Mooks have had this inflicted on them.

    "Sister" 

Fake Sister

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The android leader of Rogue Out. She purports to be one of the Demon King's Four Shining Stars, but is soon revealed to be an imposter who has been using the real Sister's name and powers for a decade.


  • Above Good and Evil: She refutes Shiki labeling her as a bad guy, claiming that fulfilling her contract with her clients is all that matters.
  • Bad Boss: Although she heals her men when they are injured or knocked out, she does it solely so they can continue fighting on her behalf without rest, which she uses as an excuse to use Jinn as a Bulletproof Human Shield.
  • Bad Habits: She dresses and talks like the nun from the Four Shining Stars, but that's just a thin mask for her role as a coldhearted mercenary.
  • Battle Strip: She removes her nun robes in preparation for fighting Shiki, revealing a Black Bra and Panties.
  • Black Bra and Panties: Her mechanical frame underneath her robe has markings designed to look like dark, frilly lingerie. Rather than using it to make an advance on Shiki, however, she shows it off as part of her Battle Strip.
  • Combat Tentacles: She has a single mechanical tentacle protruding from her back, which she uses to grab Jinn and use him to block Shiki's attacks.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: While Illega's refusal to pay her group for capturing B-Cubers on account of being one short of the 30 agreed upon is unreasonable in and of itself, she still sees killing him and taking his possessions the appropriate course of action.
  • Drunk with Power: She claims that her original intent was to borrow the real Sister's powers to heal her comrades, but when rumors of her "miracles" started attracting a whole legion of followers, the power went straight to her head and she decided to keep the real Sister locked up, keeping up the facade for an entire decade.
  • Evil Is Sexy: She takes on a much more sultry appearance once she discards her robe and shows off her lingerie-eqsue body design.
  • Flowery Elizabethan English: The English translation gives her a Shakespearean manner of speaking befitting a woman of faith to match her extremely formal Japanese.
  • Freudian Excuse Is No Excuse: She claims that she originally intended to use Sister's powers to save her companions' lives, but soon became a Slave to PR as a result of her "miracles", letting the power go to her head. This sob story does not fly with the real Sister, who wound up being held hostage and having her name tarnished for an entire decade, despite the imposter saying she planned to return her powers sooner or later.
  • Glasgow Grin: She has a pair of slits next to her otherwise ordinary-looking mouth that are hidden by her helmet, which open to reveal an abnormally wide mouth with razor sharp teeth.
  • Good Powers, Bad People: She uses her healing and repairing abilities to reconvert the dead into loyal cyborg minions, which she uses as meat shields with the excuse that she can just heal them to they can continue to battle ad infinitum. The fact that the powers aren't her own just makes it worse.
  • Gory Discretion Shot: There's not much gore since she is a robot, but the shot of Jinn stomping her head with his boot cuts away to show pieces flying into the air including a cybernetic eye, all but stating he pulped her head in.
  • The Heavy: Serves as the most significant antagonist of the Guilst arc. While Illega technically serves as the Arc Villain for hiring her services, the fake Sister is more directly tied to the series Myth Arc by keeping one of the Four Shining Stars hostage so she can monopolize her healing powers.
  • Karmic Death: She gets her head slowly and painfully crushed by Jinn, who she'd been stringing along with the false promise of saving his little sister, Kleene, just to exploit his abilities. It also doesn't help that she'd treated him as a Bulletproof Human Shield against Shiki earlier, using her healing powers on him to justify her actions.
  • Like a God to Me: She claims to view the real Sister as this, though she's evidently just trying to weasel her way out of getting punished too severely. Unfortunately for the imposter, Sister doesn't give a crap.
  • Masquerading As the Unseen: Her impersonation plan hinges on the fact that no one except the crew of Edens Zero and their closest associates know what the real Sister looks like, keeping her hidden deep in the basement of Rogue Out's headquarters. Naturally, the charade completely falls apart the moment the real Sister is set loose by Weisz and Homura.
  • The Medic: Like the real Sister she stole it from, she has the ability to heal wounds and repair machinery.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Suffers one at the hands of Sister Ivry, who promptly kicks the crap out of the fake Sister while ranting about breaking her, rebuilding her, and breaking her again for impersonating her. It's only due to the Chornophange about to overcome the planet that Sister can't act on that threat.
  • No Name Given: Her real name is never revealed, and she's only ever known by the name of the android whose identity she has stolen.
  • Nun Too Holy: She professes to be a follower of God, but is the leader of a ruthless mercenary gang.
  • Oh, Crap!: This becomes her default expression the moment Sister Ivry makes herself known to her and Shiki. She gets it again when Jinn is about to crush her head in.
  • Red Herring: Readers are led to believe she is the actual Sister having undergone a Face–Heel Turn, though with enough wiggle room—namely, Witch pointing out that she looks nothing like the Sister she knows, despite having the same ID code and powers—to reveal that she's an identity thief.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Her intimidating presence and confidence completely crumbles apart once she's ousted as an imposter, fearfully begging for mercy from the android she'd impersonated and the underling she'd mistreated.
  • Villains Want Mercy: Doesn't hesitate to start stammering excuses when the real Sister comes calling, or begging Jinn that she can help save his sister. Neither are in the mood to hear it, with Jinn all but certainly crushing her head to pieces.
  • Walking Spoiler: Her true identity as an imposter is meant to be a plot twist.

    Jinn 

Jinn

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A cyborg ninja who uses Wind Ether Gear.


  • Anime Hair: His hair is green, spiky, and gravity-defying.
  • Anti-Villain: He is complicit in the kidnapping of several innocent civilians, among countless other unspoken crimes, for the sake of saving his little sister's life.
  • Badass Cape: He walks around with a dark, tattered cape that covers most of his mechanized body, and gives him an imposing look.
  • Blow You Away: His Ether Gear involves using wind to slice opponents, boost his speed, and teleport.
  • Creepy Shadowed Undereyes: He has sunken, "evil" eyes, which Labilia lampshades.
  • Cyber Ninja: He's a Cyborg with a 60% mechanical body mass who refers to his attacks as "ninjutsu".
  • The Dog Bites Back: Ends up killing the fake Sister for manipulating him, not long after she uses him as a Bulletproof Human Shield against Shiki.
  • The Dragon: As an Ether Gear user who can match Shiki blow-for-blow, he is one of "Sister's" most powerful and valuable underlings.
  • Easily Forgiven: Despite his wrath over Jinn's (indirect) involvement in Rebecca's kidnapping, Shiki harbors no ill feelings for him when telling them they'll settle their battle some other time.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: It turns out that the main reason he follows "Sister" is because he was hoping she'd use her healing powers to help his own little sister, Kleene.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: He questions why Shiki would go out of his way to save the lives of innocent bystanders in the middle of a fight, right after he himself puts those bystanders at risk.
  • Fantastic Fighting Style: Similar to Shiki, he has his own Ether Gear style called "Skymech Ninjutsu Attack".
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: When he finds out the "Sister" he's been following is an imposter with no real intentions of helping his sister, Jinn angrily and remorselessly crushes her head beneath his foot.
  • Knight of Cerebus: He is one of the first villains to lack any humorous traits.
  • Love Is a Weakness: He sees no need to form connections with the "hearts" of others, seeing people as obstacles that need eliminating.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: He's a Cyber Ninja mercenary who uses Ether Gear, which technically makes him a wizard as well.
  • Perpetual Frowner: The guy's default expression is a cold, piercing glare.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: He stops Ganoff from needlessly torturing Rebecca after they've captured her to be added to Illega's collection because it would damage the "merchandise". Later, when Sister orders him to kill Illega and take everything he owns, he questions the wisdom of doing so since, for all his slimy ways, customers with pockets as deep as Illega's aren't easy to find.
  • Razor Wind: His Windstorm Slash is an X-shaped wind attack that's sharp enough to cut through solid concrete.
  • Rocket Punch: He can detach his arm at will and fire it at his opponents via remote control.
  • The Sociopath: By his own admission, he has no need for a "heart" or friends, and doesn't care about how his targets feel about being kidnapped against their will. The one person he cares for is his younger sister, Kleene, for whom he knowingly commits terrible deeds on Sister's behalf in exchange for her help in healing her, only to kill "Sister" upon finding out that she is an impostor.
  • The Stoic: Never changes his grim expression unless he becomes sufficiently shocked, such as when "Sister" uses him as a shield against Shiki, and when he learns her true identity.
  • Tranquil Fury: He wears the same chillingly calm face as always when he's at his angriest moment crushing the fake Sister's head.
  • Uncertain Doom: Despite Shiki's statement that they will settle their rivalry another day when the Chronophage comes to Guilst, Jinn is last seen staying behind to kill the fake Sister instead of fleeing immediately, leaving it unknown whether or not he leaves in time to avoid getting erased.
  • Villain Teleportation: He has the power to vanish into thin air with his Ether Gear when retreating.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: His hair is green.

    Ganoff 

Ganoff

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A long-necked alien armed with an assault rifle.


  • Dirty Old Man: He appears to be roughly middle-aged, but he shows how depraved he is by reaching down to her waist while wrapping his arm around Rebecca's shoulder and reaching down to her waist while fondling the chain around her neck and telling her to "shake that booty and kneel like a good girl". Unlike most of Mashima's characters, it's not Played for Laughs and ends up traumatizing Rebecca.
  • Jerkass: He's an unpleasant, lecherous, and morally bankrupt alien who enjoys his job of selling off innocent young women as slaves.
  • Humanoid Alien: The only thing that sets him apart from a regular human is his abnormally long neck.
  • Lack of Empathy: He doesn't care the slightest about whether or not the "merchandise" (i.e., human slaves) he delivers to Illega gets "damaged", threatening bodily harm when he's annoyed or looking to entertain himself.
  • More Dakka: His one manner of fighting is unloading a whole clip of bullets and shooting up everything around himself.
  • Screw This, I'm Out of Here!: He bails the instant he hears the Chronophage is on its way to the planet, leaving "Sister" to Jinn's mercy.
  • Uncertain Doom: He's last seen running to flee Guilst to avoid getting erased by the Chronophage, though it isn't shown whether or not he succeeds.

    Mosco 

Others

    Illega 

Illega

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A fat, frog-like alien with a bizarre fixation on collecting beautiful young women, particularly B-Cubers.


  • Arc Villain: He's the driving antagonist of the Guilst arc, being the one who hires Rogue Out to kidnap Rebecca and other B-Cubers off the streets of Blue Garden. However, it's Rogue Out's leader, the fake Sister, who gets most of the spotlight.
  • Asshole Victim: As a decade-long human trafficker who strips girls naked and turns them into stone, he goes unmourned by his enemies regardless of whether he lived or died during the Chronophage's attack on Guilst.
  • Boom, Headshot!: Head-shotted by Rebecca with his own pistol.
  • The Collector: He wants to amass a collection of cute, all-female B-Cubers that have been kidnapped off the streets of other planets and convert them into stone "furniture".
  • Fat Bastard: He's a morbidly obese frog man who has amassed a collection of "cute girls" via human trafficking.
  • Frog Men: He's an alien who resembles a big, fat frog with ears and antennae.
  • Gonk: An utterly ugly-looking person. His features only get worse after he takes a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown from Shiki.
  • Hate Sink: His total Lack of Empathy towards the terrified girls he's kidnapped and turned to stone over the years only serves to make his downfall more satisfying.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Rebecca takes him out with his own Ether pistol after snatching it from his hand.
  • Kneel Before Zod: Makes Rebecca do this when he has Copa hostage with his gun. Luckily, a moment's distraction from one of his servants is all that's needed for Rebecca to snatch both Copa and his gun away from him.
  • Lack of Empathy: He says he only feels sorry for anyone who isn't rich like he is. Other than that, he has no issue kidnapping innocent girls to turn them into stone, something he's done for a decade.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: Despite being the Arc Villain of the Guilst arc for commissioning the kidnapping plot that brings Shiki's team to Guilst, he has next to no combat ability to speak of beyond his dangerous tongue. This is best shown when he suffers a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown from Shiki with no way to defend himself, and exits the arc pathetically fearing for his life when Rebecca takes him out with his own gun.
  • Overly Long Tongue: He uses his to snatch up any bugs that touch his statues. He also uses it to catch Rebecca during her escape attempt, and it secretes a numbing toxin.
  • The Paralyzer: His tongue renders Rebecca's legs completely numb and unable to move when it touches them.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: Constantly has girls kidnapped to used for his "collection", and cries like a baby when he suffers a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown from Shiki. When he learns the Chronophage is making its way to the planet, Illega whines about not wanting to leave his collection behind, with his servant trying to practically force him to abandon the girls.
  • Punny Name: His name is just one letter shy of "illegal", a fitting name for a criminal who buys human slaves for a living.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: He outright states that he can and will do anything he wants because he's loaded with cash. Unfortunately for him, "Sister" makes it clear his money doesn't have power over her, as she can just take it off his dead corpse.
  • Top-Heavy Guy: His head alone is bigger than the lower half of his body.
  • Uncertain Doom: While it's suggested he survives when Rebecca shoots him in the head with an Ether bullet, he isn't shown escaping from Guilst when the Chronophage comes and erases 1,200 years from the planet. It's also never stated whether he's a home-born native of Guilst, how far back his ancestry goes on the planet, or how old he himself actually is, leaving his ultimate fate up in the air.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He points a gun to Copa's head and threatens to kill her if Rebecca doesn't do as he says.

Digitalis

A virtual planet that houses the fully-immersive fantasy MMORPG Rogue Fantasia. The game was abandoned after its characters gained sentience, eventually forming their own society.

    In General 
  • And I Must Scream: One NPC fully recalls the "nightmare" of only being able to say pre-programmed dialogue and finding solace whenever players were fortunate enough to unlock new things for him to say.
  • Cyberspace: Digitalis is both a virtual reality and a real planet where players must "dive" (i.e., upload their minds) to interact with it.
  • Double Meaning: The name "Digitalis" is both the name of a genus of plant, and an allusion to the planet's nature as a digital world.
  • Gender Bender: Players can make their Digital Avatar the opposite sex if they so choose.
  • Grew Beyond Their Programming: Originally, bosses could only be fought and every NPC would only have about one or two lines of dialogue. Eventually, their AI began evolving into what is now a sprawling world of freethinking people almost indistinguishable from ordinary humans.
  • No Fair Cheating: Anyone who tries tampering with the programming will result in their account getting banned from the game. Unfortunately, this doesn't cover players who hack others' accounts to benefit themselves or any other third person.
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?: Similar to robots, the planet's digital lifeforms are generally disregarded as clusters of data rather than fully sentient beings that can think and feel. As such, they are subject to acts of senseless violence and cruelty, or at least total indifference, on the account that they're "just data". This behavior ironically includes robots, who are commonly inflicted with the exact same treatment from humans.
  • Your Mind Makes It Real: Because players have to upload their minds into the planet, getting injured or killed in Rogue Fantasia results in same thing happening to them in the real world.

Player Avatars

    Crew of Edens Zero 

Shiki Granbell

  • Barbarian Longhair: Shiki's final avatar has his hair as long and messy as it used to be before Rebecca cut it, as a way to remember all his bot friends on Granbell. Unfortunately for him, it gets lopped off by Jamilov.
  • Fan Disservice: Shiki's Tiny-Headed Behemoth avatar is a monstrously misproportioned beefcake wearing nothing but speedos, which horrifies the rest of the crew.
  • Kaiju: Briefly turns into one to fight Jamilov thanks to Hermit's hacking.
  • Mythology Gag: Shiki goes through a number of options for his avatar that allude to past Mashima characters, including a demonic-looking Natsu (Fairy Tail), Aki's Direwolf form (Monster Soul), and Ichiya (Fairy Tail again).
  • Tiny-Headed Behemoth: Before settling on his final look, Shiki gives himself a muscular, veiny body, but keeps his head the same size.

Rebecca

  • Cat Girl: She looks like Rebecca's usual self with real cat ears.
  • Cleavage Window: Rebecca's avatar has one in the shape of a cat's pawprint.

Happy

Weisz Steiner

  • D-Cup Distress: Weisz initially relishes in his avatar's huge rack, but the novelty wears off when he starts experiencing stiff shoulders from the weight, eventually deciding to switch back to his usual appearance with a hoodie.
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: Weisz's first avatar is a female bombshell with tan skin and white hair.
  • G.I.R.L.: Weisz chooses a female avatar to fake full advantage of the Fanservice it entails.
  • Ms. Fanservice: The one thing Weisz's female avatar is good for is eye candy.

E.M. Pino

Homura Kōgetsu

  • G.I.R.L.: Inverted and Subverted. It's implied the real Homura was curious to try the opposite, indicating why her imposter made her own avatar male.
  • Kimono Is Traditional: The real Homura continues to adhere to her usual kimono wardrobe in the digital world.

Hermit

    "Homura" 

"Homura Kōgetsu" (Amira)

A GIA spy masquerading as Homura to search for a lead on Drakken Joe.

See here for her true identity, Amira.
  • Bishōnen: Despite being a male avatar, it still retains an air of femininity, fitting for its female user.
  • G.I.R.L.: Gender Inverted; she is a male character played by a girl in real life because she (the real Homura) was interested in trying it out, and there was no rule saying she couldn't.
  • Man in White: Although actually a woman, she takes on a male appearance with a regal white garb, and turns out to be a spy posing as a trusted friend.
  • Messy Hair: It bears a resemblance to Homura's hair in real life, albeit shorter.
  • Requisite Royal Regalia: Wears a fanciful white jacket and regal Coat Cape with shoulder tassels.
  • Scary Shiny Glasses: One of her lenses lights up when she starts acting two-faced.
  • Walking Spoiler: Her true identity gives Homura away as a Red Herring Mole.
  • Warrior Prince: Her self-chosen character description is an exiled prince who fights to restore his motherland.

    Jamilov 

Jamilov (Spider)

Spider's avatar on Digitalis, where he is a notorious, scythe-wielding mass murderer of players and NPCs alike.

See here for tropes relating to Spider.
  • Facial Markings: He has a veiny pattern running up the right side of his face.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: He wears a leather jacket with a fur collar, befitting his personality as a psychotic cuthroat.
  • Living Weapon: His scythe, Maria, has a mind of its own and can transform into a set of jaws that eat through anything it wants.
  • Mad Eye: Jamilov's right eye bulges slightly more than the left, especially when he's grinning about how wicked evil he is.
  • Maniac Tongue: There's hardly a scene where he lets out a laugh without his pointed tongue dangling out.
  • More Teeth than the Osmond Family: His Slasher Smile is filled to the brim with razor sharp teeth.
  • Obviously Evil: Jamilov checks off so many standard "evil" character design choices, from his fur-and-leather wardrobe straight down to his jagged physical features.
  • Sinister Scythe: His Weapon of Choice in Rogue Fantasia is a serrated scythe named Maria, which he can—and does—use to kill. It's also a Living Weapon and can turn into a set of jaws.
  • Sinister Schnoz: He sports a long and pointed nose, and is established right away as a murderous villain. It gets horribly bent out of shape after he suffers Shiki's No-Holds-Barred Beatdown.
  • Thin Chin of Sin: Jamilov has metal plates on his chin that emphasize its pointed shape.

    Jesse 

NPCs and Monsters

    Trollburglar 

The Trollburglar

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A friendly monster who serves as an event boss near the town of Crysta. He's known as "Burgle" for short.


  • Affectionate Nickname: One of the girls in Crysta calls him "Burgle" for short after he helps defend the town, which he takes a liking to.
  • Corner of Woe: He starts sulking when Weisz says he doesn't care that he accidentally spoiled the plot of his own event.
  • Dub Name Change: He's called a "Shinobi Troll" in Japanese, with shinobi either being another word for "ninja" or "sneak thief". This affects his nickname, where he's called "Shino-chan".
  • Eye Scream: One of the Magical Beast Army's arrows hits him in the eye while he's Taking the Bullet for the town.
  • Face of a Thug: He may be a terrifying monster whom players are tasked with defeating, but he would ordinarily be revealed in an in-game Plot Twist to be Good All Along, and is an absolute sweetheart besides.
  • Gentle Giant: He's roughly twice Shiki's size at a bare minimum, but he is kindhearted and uses his girth to defend.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: His backstory designates him as the guardian spirit of Crysta who is mistaken for an evil monster by the townsfolk. That changes when he defends the town from Jamilov and the Magical Beast Army, and is seen for the good creature he truly is.
  • Not Quite Dead: He seemingly falls over dead after sacrificing himself to protect the town, but he later turns up perfectly fine despite his injuries.
  • Taking the Bullet: He heroically shields the people of Crysta from the Magical Beast Army's crossbows with his bulky body.
  • Verbal Tic: He ends his Japanese sentences with the archaic de gozaru verb form, while in English, he tacks "-eth" at the ends of his verbs.
  • Ye Olde Butcherede Englishe: The English translation gives him the habit of ending certain words with "-eth", including nouns.

    Guiron 

Guiron

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The commander of the Magical Beast Army. Ordinarily a sub-boss, he is reprogrammed by Jamilov to follow his orders.


  • Bad Boss: His Establishing Character Moment shows him turning a tiny imp soldier of his into a bloody stain after landing on top of him.
  • Berserk Button: He gets peeved when someone brings up the fact that he's just a side-character without a backstory, something he admits he's very insecure about.
  • Bird People: He's an avian monster with the build of a Winged Humanoid and talons for feet.
  • Hypocritical Humor: He demeans the Trollburglar for being a mere sub-boss, but gets defensive when the Trollburglar retorts he's also a sub-boss, and not a very interesting one at that.
  • Reluctant Psycho: He and his army are reprogrammed by Jamilov into willingly becoming experience fodder for him. Guiron's hesitation indicates he isn't the least bit pleased about this, but there's nothing he can do about it.
  • The Worf Effect: He looks like a big, tough monster, but is taken down by Shiki with a single kick.

Newton

A planet that is home to brilliant scientists.

    In General 

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  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: All the humans on the planet who befriended Hermit are actually assholes who manipulate her and countless other robots into furthering their goal of destroying Planet Hook.
  • Crapsaccharine World: A seemingly utopian world of science with giant, delicious apples floating in the atmosphere...and also the place where Hermit was exposed to the wretched side of humanity as they used her to destroy a neighboring planet just because it was full of robots, which they secretly despise.
  • Mad Scientist: Though they do a good job of masking it, they carry out a successful ploy to destroy a robot planet simply because they hate robots.
  • Magical Particle Accelerator: The planet has one in the form of a Wave Motion Gun designed to fire a concentrated blast of Ether at Planet Hook, with receivers on the planet designed to convert it into usable energy, thereby solving an energy crisis. Without the receivers properly calibrated, however, it becomes no different from a Doomsday Device that blows up the planet via Phlebotinum Overload.
  • Meaningful Name: The planet takes its name from Isaac Newton, who discovered how gravity works after being hit in the head with an apple falling from a tree. Fittingly, the planet has a giant apple tree whose fruit floats in the atmosphere.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Dr. Müller's team completely gives up on him after his Sanity Slippage over two years of non-stop experiments on Hermit when she's already been completely mentally broken. Not because they feel sorry for her one bit, but because it's just a waste of time at this point.
  • World Tree: Similar to Guilst, the planet has a gargantuan apple tree that can be seen from afar.

    Müller 

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Dr. Müller

The head scientist of Müller Royal Laboratories, and a key figure in Hermit's past.


  • Evil Gloating: Once Hook has been blown to smithereens, he drops the "kind old man" facade to celebrate and rub Hermit's responsibility for helping him in her face.
  • Evil Luddite: Downplayed. As a scientist and technician, he fully embraces machines that can help advance humanity. Rather, it's the machines who look and act like people that he despises, and he's made it his goal to wipe them out of the cosmos.
  • Evil Old Folks: He is an old, robot-hating bastard who tricks Hermit into helping him build a Doomsday Device to obliterate a nearby bot planet, then keeps her alive to experiment on her.
  • False Friend: He's the first human friend Hermit ever made—all the easier for him to use her intellect against robot-kind.
  • Feeling Oppressed by Their Existence: His genocidal approach to robots simply boils down to the fact that he can't stand the sight of "living" machines that look and act like people, calling them garbage and viewing them as a mockery of humanity.
  • Gag Nose: Among his more distinct features is his cartoonishly long nose.
  • I Lied: His whole spiel about saving machines and how mankind mutually relies on them is all a cover to gain Hermit's sympathy. Simply put, he despises robots to his core.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: The military has him and his eam imprisoned for building a planet destroyer among other illegal activities.
  • Madness Makeover: After two years of non-stop experimentation on Hermit, his hair becomes dishevelled and he has Perma-Stubble, a reflection of his fractured mental state by the time he's finally arrested.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He presents himself as a kind and humble friend to bots so they can help him in his plan to destroy Planet Hook and its entire bot population.
  • Mask of Sanity: He takes the cake among his team. While the others still act the same casual way after revealing their true colors, Müller's persona flips from a calm and grandfatherly figure to a cartoonishly cackling madman.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: He celebrates the destruction of Hook with almost childlike glee, and when the military finally captures him, he's dragged away kicking and screaming for them not to touch his "lab rat".
  • Sanity Slippage: He proves to have been quite insane from the beginning, but his mental health takes a further nosedive after experimenting on Hermit for two years non-stop simply to amuse himself—something that troubles his most staunch supporters.
  • Smug Snake: He wholly believes himself and the human race to be better than robots in every way, and is disgusted by the existence of machines built to imitate his "superior" race.
  • Walking Spoiler: It's impossible to talk about him without giving away that he's the main catalyst to Hermit's belief that Humans Are the Real Monsters.

Hook

A dying planet neighboring Planet Newton, filled with robots that were discarded by humans.

    In General 

Brown Sea

A confectionary planet where GIA agent Amira appears to live.

    In General 
  • Level Ate: The planet is covered in an ocean of liquid chocolate, with cloud formations reminiscent of multi-flavored scoops of ice cream.

Mildian

The Planet of Time, known as such for apparently being frozen in time.

    In General 
  • Baby Planet: The planet is fairly tiny, with its curvature visible from the ground, and enough so that the crew supposes that the first building they see on the planet might also be the only one.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: The interior of the Temple of Knowledge is featured during Xiaomei's first scene in Chapter 5, but isn't identified as such until Chapter 44.
  • Eldritch Location: The Temple of Knowledge. On the outside, it looks like any stock Chinese temple, but inside is an endless expanse of stars with a floor of water that visitors can sink straight through at Xiaomei's will, leading the seiling of a battle coliseum that they can only exit through Xiaomei's power...by sinking through the floor again and being dropped back into the room above.
  • Land of Dragons: Mildian's landscape is a mish-mash of Chinese and Buddhist iconography.
  • Shout-Out: This is the third series by Hiro Mashima to use the name "Mildian" for a location linked to time in some way. In Rave Master, it was a town of mages dedicated to protecting time, while in Fairy Tail, it is a dead civilization that created time-related spells and worshiped a god of time called Chronos.
  • Time Stands Still: Subverted. The crew initially assumes this to be the case when they hear that time doesn't move on the planet, but discover that everything moves normally. In reality, it's a Year Inside, Hour Outside.
  • Year Inside, Hour Outside: Time does not move for the rest of the universe on the surface of the planet, giving outsiders the impression that it's the planet where time doesn't move. Thus, visitors could spend years on the planet and return the exact moment when they came.

    Xiaomei 

Xiaomei

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The Time Oracle, a legendary fortune-teller who is capable of seeing virtually everything past, present, and future, with some peculiar and convenient limitations. She can also see past the wall between fiction and reality, and serves as the self-described narrator of the story.


  • Anime Chinese Girl: She's a cute girl with the standard Chinese name and a Qipao.
  • Blessed with Suck: Defied. She realized how boring being omniscient would be if she knew everything that will ever happen, so she put a limit on her powers so she could only see a Multiple-Choice Future for any battle that hasn't happened yet, thereby giving her something she can enjoy in real time.
  • Covert Pervert: She gives off a mysterious and dignified aura when giving others her fortunes, but the moment she's about to watch a battle, she turns into an immodest, slobbering pervert who can't contain her arousal.
  • Dissonant Serenity: She always speaks to readers with a polite smile, including while warning the reader about the story's more "sadistic" elements.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: It's immediately shown that she's a barefooter. When meeting her at Mildian's Temple of Knowledge, the first requirement is to remove one's socks and shoes.
  • Dub Name Change: The Japanese version of her title ("Time Oracle") is Tokiyomi, which more accurately means "Time Reader".
  • Flower in Her Hair: A red lotus flower decorates the right side of her hair.
  • Fourth-Wall Observer: She's the only character who speaks directly to the reader within the story. However, she only blatantly addresses the reader when others aren't around, shifting between roles as a narrator and a character within the story when necessary.
  • Genki Girl: She gets very energetic when she's about to watch a battle, to the point where it's practically a fetish for her.
  • Greek Chorus: She comments on the story by directly cluing the reader in to what direction it's heading in.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: She personally met Mother when she received her Time Oracle powers from her, but in exchange, she had to surrender her memory of Mother's whereabouts, which are also blocked from her view of time.
  • Mood-Swinger: Depending on the situation, she switches back and forth between a dignified oracle and a battle-crazed Genki Girl who gets off on watching people fight on a dime, with the latter completely ruining her mysterious aura for the crew.
  • Not So Omniscient After All: She is rumored to know everything across all of time, but it turns out there are two things she can never know: one is the outcome of any battle that has yet to happen, which she does entirely by choice to keep herself...entertained; and the other is the exact location of Mother, which she forfeited her knowledge of in exchange for her powers in the first place.
  • The Omniscient: She has complete knowledge of anything and everything in the universe, from crushes to the weather to military secrets. However, she turns out to be Not So Omniscient After All when she explains the concept of a Multiple-Choice Future (mainly just in regards to battles), and is completely blind to Mother's whereabouts as the price for her powers.
  • Power at a Price: As compensation for receiving her powers of omniscience from Mother, Xiaomei had to forfeit her memory of Mother's exact whereabouts, along with any rights to knowing it.
  • Qipao: Wears a crimson one with a cherry petal pattern and an exposed back, befitting an Anime Chinese Girl such as herself.
  • Red Baron: She calls herself the "Time Oracle" for her ability to see almost everything and anything across all of time.
  • Sex Is Violence: Zig-Zagged. She gets aroused while watching other people fight, rather than actually doing the fighting herself, as seen when she rambles about "the collision of muscle on muscle" and "blood and sweat flying everywhere" while drooling and trembling with hearts in her eyes. However, she states she gets excited because it's the one thing she can't predict with certainty, not necessarily because of the combat itself.
  • Sexy Backless Outfit: Her Qipao completely exposes her shoulders and travels down to her hips in a V-shape.
  • Touched by Vorlons: Her omniscience is something that was given to her by Mother.
  • Willfully Weak: She placed a restriction on her own powers so she could never know the outcome of a battle, just so she wouldn't get bored knowing every conceivable thing that will happen in the future. As a result, looking ahead to the end of a battle would show her a Multiple-Choice Future with potential consequences depending on who wins or loses.

Sun Jewel

The Planet of Gemstones.

    In General 
  • Kill Sat: Sun Jewel is orbited by Satellite Blaze—a.k.a. "Oculus Kurenai"—a satellite with a Giant Eye of Doom that can track anyone's location on the planet and completely vaporize them, leaving nothing but a deep red stain behind. It can also be used to instantly transport people to different locations.
  • Morton's Fork: Whenever people are sent to the labor district, they do so with the promise of being freed after fulfilling a certain quota, or else suffer the wrath of Madame Kurenai and her men. What they aren't told is that the moment their collars hit zero, they automatically reset to whatever number their quota was so they can keep filling Kurenai's wallet, making their situation no different from life imprisonment.

Government

    "Madame Kurenai" 

Kurenai Kōgetsu

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The highest authority and overseer of Sun Jewel, also known as Madame Kurenai. Once a lowly prisoner in the planet's labor district who fell into insurmountable debt at the casinos, she rose to power after taking advantage of Valkyrie's kindness to start anew. She is willing to use every resource and weapon at her disposal in the name of filling her bottomless wallet.


  • Arc Villain: She is the main antagonist of the Sun Jewel arc, as the one in charge of the planet and everything that goes wrong there, including why Valkyrie left Homura in the first place, and why Valkyrie is dead.
  • The Baroness: At one point, she's found letting off steam by walking a naked, masked man on a leash—presumably the same man whose face she'd burned off for touching hers.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She's a beloved public icon on Sun Jewel, but when in private, she shows her true colors as a deranged, greedy, sadistic woman. How much of "sheep" facade was true when she was younger is more ambiguous, as she gave off the impression of a pitiful and humble woman who desperately wanted to reunite with her family. While she claims this she took advantage of Valkyrie's sympathy to escape and achieve her selfish dreams of wealth and power, she reportedly came crawling to Drakken Joe to get it started.
  • Black Widow: How she rose to power in the first place: she legally married the original ruler, Baron Mordo, and then killed him to take his place.
  • The Caligula: A total madwoman who is also the most influential person on the planet, inflicting grevious harm on workers and criminals to satisfy her own twisted desires for wealth and human suffering.
  • Collared by Fashion: Wears a fanciful collar with a decorative butterfly on the center.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: The extreme laws on Sun Jewel are reflected perfectly through Kurenai herself, who disfigures an interviewee simply for touching her face without permission, and decides to completely wipe out the entire labor district—her primary source of income—when it ceases to be lucrative on account of her prisoners working themselves to exhaustion.
  • Dub Name Change: Zig-Zagged. Her moniker in Japanese is Kurenai Fujin (紅婦人), which translates to "Crimson Lady". Kodansha's translation only partially changes the name to make it "Madame Kurenai".
  • Evil Gloating: She continues to gloat over tricking Valkyrie years after the fact, especially since Valkyrie sacrificed her own freedom under the impression that Kurenai would reunite with her daughter, Homura, as if Kurenai actually cared about her.
  • Evil Matriarch: On top of being the most evil and vindictive person on Sun Jewel, she also turns out to be Homura's real mother.
  • The Farmer and the Viper: She is the viper to Valkyrie's farmer. Upon finding Kurenai practically drowning in debt, Valkyrie decided to take her place in the labor district so she could escape the planet undetected and finally return to her family. Rather than take up that offer, Kurenai crawled to the top of Sun Jewel's hierarchy, took revenge on the corrupt Baron who sexually abused her, and unleashed a swarm of deadly Stones onto the labor district for the workers to slay and make herself even richer, resulting in Valkyrie sacrificing herself to save the workers.
  • The Gambling Addict: When she first came to Sun Jewel with dreams of striking it rich, she wound up amassing a debt of over 44 million metals at the casinos. If that weren't enough, she never truly learns from this lesson when Valkyrie gave her an easy escape, as she tries to swindle Drakken Joe out of all of his money over the Edens Zero.
  • Given Name Reveal: "Madame Kurenai" is just a thin alias. Her true name is Kurenai Kōgetsu; hearing it for the first time is what leads to Homura's realization that Madame Kurenai is her mother.
  • A God Am I: She has a severe enough god complex to call the planet's satellite-induced executions a form of "divine retribution", and has an army of Mecha-Mooks designed in the style of angelic soldiers. As Drakken Joe gladly says to her face, however, she's anything but divine.
  • Greed: Her defining characteristic. As far as she's concerned, as long as she makes a profit, it doesn't matter who dies or what gets destroyed in the process.
  • Hates Being Touched: More accurately, she hates being touched without consent. The man who mistakes her for a High-Class Call Girl learns this the hard way when she burns his face in return.
  • Humongous Mecha: She keeps a Knight Gear called the Kurenai Dragoon, which is significantly larger and bulkier than Sibir's Knight Gear, and sturdy enough to withstand Shiki's Gravity Fist without a scratch.
  • Insistent Terminology: She doesn't simply pass "judgment" on criminals when vaporizing them with her Kill Sat; in her lingo, it's "divine retribution".
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: Sun Jewel's original ruler treated her as little more than a slave like the rest of the labor district's prisoners, especially the women. When the opportunity arose to take power from him, she eagerly took it by marrying and then killing him. Sadly for the labor district, this is little comfort as she turns out to be more vile and insane than he ever was.
  • Kimono Is Traditional: She dresses as a traditional Japanese noblewoman. This makes since as she came from Oedo, same as Homura.
  • Lady of War: She gives off the aura of a Yamato Nadeshiko, but wears powered gauntlets prepped to defend herself or inflict torture on unsuspecting victims at any moment, and openly faces Shiki in combat when he threatens to beat the crap out of her.
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: She turns out to be Homura's long-lost mother. Unlike the standard example, Homura learns this from Valkyrie's B-Cube before she and Kurenai meet.
  • Mask of Sanity: Under normal circumstances, she gives off the impression of a perfectly composed Yamato Nadeshiko. Beneath that mask, however, is a deeply disturbed woman with sadomasochistic tendencies and a severe god complex.
  • Meaningful Name: "Kurenai" is Japanese for "crimson", and she has a certain fondness of turning people that color, whether it's vaporizing them and leaving a deep red stain on the floor, or just straight-up burning their flesh.
  • Never My Fault: She's completely detatched to the suffering of those she sends to the labor district, declaring she's done absolutely nothing to earn their hatred.
  • No Honor Among Thieves: She's extremely opportunistic when it comes to getting her hands on something another villain wants. Case in point, when Drakken Joe offers a modest cut of 30% of the profits for her help finding the Edens Zero, she accepts the deal with the full intent of double-crossing him, saying she never accepts less than 100%. Of course, Drakken proves to have anticipated this.
  • Parental Neglect: Homura always believed her mother sought money to provide for her family, but the truth is that Kurenai doesn't care for her at all; she just wanted to strike it rich, and openly gloats that Valkyrie actually expected her to return to her daughter after freeing her.
  • Power Fist: She wears a gauntlet on her hand that can emit enough power to scar a person's face and perform a Punch Catch on a furious Shiki, who'd otherwise send her flying.
  • Rags to Riches: She came from a poor village and wound up in huge debt to Sun Jewel's original ruler, Baron Mordo, leading her to be treated as little more than a slave. Within two years, however, she took advantage of Valkyrie's kindness to break free, weaseling up her way up to become the Baron's wife and killing him, becoming the undisputed richest and most influential person on the planet.
  • Real Name as an Alias: Her actual given name is "Kurenai", which means "crimson". This is somewhat Lost in Translation, as the alias "Madame Kurenai" is Kurenai Fujin in Japanese, meaning "Crimson Lady". So when people refer to her by her alias, it's just a phrase to them with no significant meaning until it's discovered Homura's mother is named Kurenai and was living on Sun Jewel when Valkyrie found her.
  • Red Baron: In Japanese, she is known on Sun Jewel as Kurenai Fujin (紅婦人), which means "Crimson Lady".
  • Sadist: It doesn't get any more evident than when she gleefully disfigures a model's face because he touched her without her consent. His pleas for her not to do it because he makes a living off of his face only make her want to do it more.
  • Social Darwinist: When Shiki confronts her for bringing Homura to tears, she replies that tears are a sign of weakness.
  • There Is No Kill Like Overkill: Upon rising to power, she unleashes an entire horde of Stones onto the labor district to test their usefulness, which would have completely devastated the entire sector had Valkyrie not intervened. Then, once the district's productivity has been completely run into the ground, she decides to raze the entire sector with her Kill Sat.
  • Ungrateful Bitch: She repays Valkyrie taking on her debts in exchange for going back to her family by staying on Sun Jewel, murdering her way into the highest authority, and setting up the events that ultimately result in Valkyrie's Heroic Sacrifice, which she profited off of.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: The people of the rich sector revere her as a divine being, but she's nothing more than a sadistic woman who takes pleasure in punishing people for petty crimes.
  • Villainous Breakdown: After spending the whole arc all high and mighty, her smug confidence begins breaking down when Drakken Joe hijacks her Oculus Kurenai as "interest" for an earlier loan, prompting her to hop inside the Kurenai Dragoon to lay waste to the labor district personally.

    Ward 

Ward

Zaiten Three

    In General 
Madame Kurenai's triad of personal enforcers.
  • Dub Name Change: Downplayed. The team's Japanese name is Sanzaiten, which roughly means "Three Sin Devas"; Kodansha translates the "Three" part, but leaves the "Zaiten" unchanged. This is unusual compared to its members' titles, where Kodansha uses both their Japanese and the English approximation "X of Heaven".
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad: They have their share of quirks, but they pose a big enough challenge that Shiki can't take them out as easily as previous enemies.
  • Red Baron: Each of the three has his own personal title reflecting his weapon or fighting style: Benzaiten Garrot, the Scourge of Heaven; Kenzaiten Nino, the Fist of Heaven; and Fuzaiten Baku, the Ax of Heaven.

    Garrot 

Garrot

The warden of Sun Jewel's labor district, also known as "Benzaiten Garrot", the "Scourge of Heaven".


  • Cool Mask: He wears thin metal braces on the upper half of his face.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: He is irritable to a fault, which leads him to take his frustrations out on his prisoners.
  • Kick the Dog: He's introduced kicking a miner who had gotten sick working and needed to rest. Likewise, he repeatedly whips Homura after numbing her legs, showing no interest in Shiki because he's more interested in hurting women.
  • Made of Iron: Despite his rather scrawny appearance, he rebounds very quickly after Shiki gives him a face-full of Gravity Fist and "drops" him headfirst from the floor to the ceiling. He does, however, nurse his bruise and complain about how much it hurts after the fact.
  • The Paralyzer: The secondary ability of his whip, which paralyzes whatever part of its victims' bodies it touches.
  • Punny Name:
    • His name is meant to be read like "Garret", but it's written as the alternative spelling of "garrote", a rope used to strangle people.
    • The nickname "Benzaiten" is shared with a Buddhist deity, but it's written here in a way that means "Scourge of Heaven", or more accurately, "Whip Sin Deva".
  • Sadist: He gets off on harming others, beautiful women in particular.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": His name in Japanese would normally translate to "Garret", but Kodansha opted for the Punny Name "Garrot".
  • Tattooed Crook: He's a morally bankrupt prison warden with tattoos on his arms and face.
  • Wardens Are Evil: He is in charge of the labor district where "criminals" are sent, usually for minor crimes or self-defense, and mercilessly punishes them all when just one of them stands out of line or fails to keep up the pace. This doesn't sit well with his comrades, who frown upon him wasting Madame Kurenai's property.
  • Whip It Good: His Weapon of Choice is a paralyzing whip that can move wherever he wants it to.
  • Xanatos Gambit: He pulls one when he sends Shiki and Homura to the nest of the dangerous Black Rock. If they die, he gets his revenge, but if they're able to kill the as-of-then undefeated monster by some miracle, it would result in a huge payload of metal for Madame Kurenai, meaning it's his win no matter what the outcome.

    Nino 

Nino

A famous B-Cuber who covers anime and otaku-related news. He lives a double life as one of the Zaiten Three, also known as "Kenzaiten Nino", the "Fist of Heaven".


  • Affably Evil: For someone who works for Madame Kurenai, he's still as much of a Nice Guy as he appears to be on his B-Cube channel, and ends up being genuinely helpful to Rebecca.
  • Catchphrase: "Anime will save the universe."
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He's the only one of any of Kurenai's men to speak out against her decision to destroy the labor district, both because of the thousands of lives that would be lost, and because it'd be terribly disrespectful to Valkyrie, the one who helped her escape. However, he doesn't bat an eye at Kurenai keeping a Human Pet.
  • Friendly Enemy: While technically on opposing sides to the Edens Zero crew, he decides to help Rebecca out instead of arresting her as ordered after getting taken by her Magical Girl cosplay, but only on the condition that she leave as soon as she finishes doing what she came for, since he still has no intentions of betraying his boss.
  • Nice Guy: He's a personable dude who loves anime, and lends Rebecca a helping hand because of her cosplay as an anime character. He's also the only one in the audience who is completely unamused when Labilia publically humiliates Rebecca, and not simply because Rebecca's cosplay was ruined in the process.
  • Otaku: Nino is a major anime buff who takes every piece of the medium very seriously, including shows aimed at children.
  • Pointy Ears: His pointy ears allude to him being one of the villains, albeit only as a part-time job.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: When not carrying out his duties as a member of the Zaiten Three, he's a friendly and approachable B-Cuber who will gladly bend the rules to anyone who shares his interests. He proves to be such a nice guy, in fact, that Rebecca and her friends can't picture him as an enemy.
  • Serious Business: He genuinely believes anime can save the universe, to the point where he covertly defies his orders to take Rebecca in because he was so captivated by her Cosplay of a children's anime character.
  • Token Good Teammate: Nino is the one person on Kurenai's side who is a genuinely good person, demonstrated when he actively helps Rebecca under orders to capture her, and doesn't lift a finger against Shiki while his comrades are fighting to defend Madame Kurenai.

    Baku 

Baku

An axe-wielding lion alien, also known as "Fuzaiten Baku", the "Ax of Heaven".


  • An Axe to Grind: Carries a massive labrys axe on his back, which is also the source of his nickname.
  • Beast Man: He's a giant alien with huge tusks and a face that vaguely looks like a lion.
  • The Brute: Contrasting the other officers under Kurenai, he's the biggest, largest and meanest-looking, reflected by his weapon of choice, an ax.
  • Covert Pervert: When he sees Kurenai walking a Human Pet, he bluntly express his wish to be her pet himself.
  • Fangs Are Evil: Serves the morally bankrupt Kurenai, and has two massive tusks jutting out of his mouth.
  • Gonk: Considering the fact that he's a lion-man, his face has grotesque proportions.
  • Lightning Bruiser: On top of being a huge, bulky alien with incredible strength and the durability to withstand Shiki's attacks, he also boasts having Super Speed.
  • Nice Hat: Wears a comically small hat resembling a mitre on the top of his head.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Scolds Garrot for torturing prisoners at his leisure, calling them Kurenai's "property".
  • Stealth Hi/Bye: One moment, Garrot is alone, complaining that he should have killed Shiki and Homura on the spot. The next one, Baku is standing behind him, scolding him for hurting Kurenai's property.
  • The Stoic: He has a scowling face no matter what he says.
  • Super Speed: He can move at incredible speeds, which makes him a Lightning Bruiser with his bulk. This is showcased during his fight with Shiki when Baku overtakes him despite Shiki getting a head start.
  • Villainous Friendship: Although it appears to be one-sided, he thinks fondly enough of Garrot to send him a message in person rather than over the comm system just because he wanted to see him, putting a hand on his shoulder while doing it.

Civilians

    Paul 

Paul

A professional thief and Valkyrie's self-proclaimed disciple whom she met on Sun Jewel. He uses a form of Ether Gear called Steal Hand, which allows him to teleport objects as far as 10 centimeters, which is effective for stealing. He has a robotic bird called Flappy that serves as his eyes and ears on the planet.


  • Acrofatic: He moves surprising fast despite his chubby body.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He and Rebecca arrive just in time to help Shiki and Homura save from Black Rock.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: He's introduced sitting in a zen pose on his head, but he's surprisingly competent and his powers aren't just for show.
  • Calling Your Attacks: "Steal!"
  • Cool Pet: Owns a mechanical bird he uses to keep an eye on the surroundings.
  • Dirty Old Man: He seems to be middle-aged man, and is a shameless Panty Thief.
  • Gonk: He's rather fat and has a comically large head with swollen cheeks.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: His Ether Gear allows him to call istantly to his hand any object in a radius of 10 centimeters. This very power allows him to remove Shiki and Homura's collars with ease.
  • Hero-Worshipper: He very clearly idolizes Valkyrie and is reduced to tears by the end of recounting how she died to save so many innocents.
  • Impossible Theft: What his Ether Gear allows him to do. As he demonstrates, they're perfect for stealing underwear.
  • Intelligible Unintelligible: Flappy can only communicate through tweets and chirps, though Paul can understand him just fine.
  • Loyal Animal Companion: He's rarely seen far apart from his bird, Flappy, who is also a robot.
  • Panty Thief: He uses his Steal Hand to swipe Rebecca's panties, calling them "spoils of war".
  • Perpetual Frowner: Always wears a grim expression.
  • Sticky Fingers: He's such a chronic thief that he was sent to Sun Jewel's labor district for it.
  • Spy Cam: Flappy has one in his oversized left eye, which lets Paul observe what happens outside the labor district.
  • Teleportation: His Ether Gear, Steal Hand, works by instantly teleporting objects within a 10cm radius into his hands.

Oedo

Homura's home planet.

    In General 
  • Feudal Future: The entire planet takes after feudal Japan, with the same degree of technology, while most of the known cosmos is already deep in the space age. The planet also happens to be in a constant state of war during Homura's childhood.
  • Just a Machine: While this isn't a universally-held belief on Oedo, most of the planet's natives that are shown have demonstrated a generally unflattering opinion towards robots at best and downright dehumanizing at worst, with Valkyrie getting the brunt of it. A group of Gossipy Hens is openly wary of her due to her rough and violent nature, and the notion that she is a living person is dismissed by a group of teenage boys who see her as some kind of "love doll".
  • Meaningful Name: The planet's name is directly taken from the Japanese phrase Ōedo, which relates to the Edo period of Japanese history, and is precisely what the planet's entire culture is modeled after.

    Kenta 

Kenta

A boy from Homura's hometown, and son of a local official.


  • Jerkass: He sees Valkyrie as little more than a sexual object, and tries getting Homura to apologize for hitting him over it under threat of branding.
  • Karma Houdini: After making such a huge fuss about it to his father, it's assumed he got off with little more than a tiny bruise to the face from Homura for insulting Valkyrie.
  • Minor Injury Overreaction: He takes Homura to the Court of Justice for a smack to the face that only needs a tiny bandage.
  • Never My Fault: Feels no need to apologize for talking about Valkyrie's sex appeal without respect for her as a person with a heart.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Connections!: Since his father is a town official, he feels he has free reign to have Homura for beating him up over insulting her mentor, and tries to get her branded for being a machine's "daughter" when she refuses to apologize.
  • Spoiled Brat: His father admits that he was never strict with him, which is why he ended up flaunting his father's influence.

    Kenta's Father 

Kenta's Father

A magistrate from Homura's home village.


  • Face of a Thug: Although he has a very stern grimace, he is very polite and civilized towards Valkyrie, and cracks a joke at his own expense.
  • No Name Given: He's only known as "Honorable Magistrate".
  • Parents as People: He admits that he's to blame for Kenta's bad attitude, feeling he spoiled his son too much. Despite this, he loves him dearly.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: He does his best to resolve Homura and Kenta's fight as peacefully as possible, labeling it as nothing more than a quarrel between children. He's also far less bigoted towards Valkyrie than most of the people on his planet, though not enough to question her suitability as Homura's guardian due to being a non-blood relative.
  • Thicker Than Water: A firm believer of this, saying he's still able to love his son despite his bad attitude because they're family. This attitude encourages Valkyrie to find Homura's biological mother, which ends very poorly when she turns out to be an Evil Matriarch.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: His words to Valkyrie about the value of blood relations causes her to feel unfit to look after Homura, leading her to search for Homura's real mother, which ends with her predicament on Sun Jewel.

Aoi Cosmos

Captain Connor's home cosmos, known for its schools of cosmic fish.

    In General 
  • Floral Theme Naming: "Aoi" is the Japanese word for "hollyhock".
  • Flying Seafood Special: This cosmos is allegedly full of space fish of every size you can imagine, ranging from small enough to fit in a human hand to larger than the Edens Zero itself.

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