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This sheet is for the central and recurring characters of Undocumented Features; because of the scope of UF, listing all its characters is neither practical nor possible if we don't want to break the wiki. Also note that UF is a very dynamic setting; all its characters continuously grow and change. These bios may simultaneously be both spoilers for earlier stories and obsolete relative to those written afterward.

Let us repeat that, as it bears repeating: These biographical sketches will in many cases constitute spoilers for readers new to UF. In some cases simply the category they are listed under will be a spoiler. Peruse them at your own risk.

That said, go and enjoy.

This page is a stub, under construction at the moment. Yes, a page with nearly 200 characters is still a stub.


Wedge Rats and Their Contemporaries[edit | hide | hide all]

Practically all the Wedge folk, and many of their friends and neighbors, became immortal in the late 20th century; they (and their children) all have Living Forever Is Awesome. They're also proven Eternal Heroes.

Ben "Gryphon" Hutchins[edit | hide]

MegaZone[edit | hide]

Kei Morgan[edit | hide]

  • Action Girlfriend
  • Action Mom: In the Future Imperfect era. Don't call her a Hausfrau, though.
  • Fake Memories: Played with. Kei and Yuri remember their life as the, um, Lovely Angels before being created in the HoloDECStation, but also know that those memories can't be true from the very beginning. They're not at all bothered by this, and go on to establish the 3WA that they "remember".
  • Fiery Redhead
  • Functional Addict: During the Exile, at least part of the Idiot Ball carrying was done by stims.
  • Idiot Ball: During and after Gryphon's court-martial at the end of Manhunt she effectively admits to carrying the idiot ball during her entire Inspector Javert phase.
  • Inspector Javert: She becomes Gryphon's most determined, unforgiving pursuer during the Exile.
  • Line-of-Sight Name: Took her last name from Morgan Hall at WPI.
  • Refugee From TV Land: Subverted; the universe becomes much more like their world, and the Wedge Rats become the fish out of water.
  • Triang Relations: Is "B" in a stable (and fully informed) type 7 relationship with Gryphon ("A") and Skuld ("C").

Yuri Daniels[edit | hide]

Rob "ReRob" Mandeville[edit | hide]

Deedlit Satori Mandeville[edit | hide]

Maximillian Largo[edit | hide]

John Todd a.k.a. Macquivr/q[edit | hide]

Derek Bacon[edit | hide]

Martin "PCHammer" Rose[edit | hide]

Noriko Takaya[edit | hide]

  • Affectionate Nickname: PC Hammer calls her "Riko"
  • Break the Cutie
  • Calling Your Attacks: Explicitly noted that she doesn't have to do so, because of a neural interface, but she does so anyway because Gunbuster was voice activated.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: Everything that could go wrong in her life already has, and she still ends up in charge of the WDF Navy.
  • Fish Out of Temporal Water: The entire plot of Gunbuster happened on some other planet, including the rather sizable Time Skip. After that, she doesn't belong at home any more, and instead joins the WDF.
  • Iron Woobie: Survives an astounding amount of emotional damage, but there's a point at which iron itself will break.
  • Mayfly-December Romance: Part of the reason she and Martin Rose's avatar part ways is because of the spectre of this trope, since he refuses to become a Detian and he didn't want her to start aging for his sake.
  • Sexy Mentor: She was assigned as PCHammer's trainer once he joined the WDF.
  • Sole Survivor: Unlike Gunbuster canon, she and Kazumi had their Buster machines separated during their final mission -- and Kazumi didn't escape the black hole bomb's blast.
  • Trauma Conga Line

Eiko Magami Rose[edit | hide]

Dund Wollern[edit | hide]

  • The Big Guy: Fills this role in Thunder Force, even though Hammer is actually bigger and stronger.
  • The Speechless: Well, he talks through sign language.

Larry "R-Type" Mann[edit | hide]

Kris "Redneck" Overstreet[edit | hide]

Washuu Hakubi Overstreet[edit | hide]

Asrial Arconian of Salusia[edit | hide]

Jeremy Feeple[edit | hide]

Leeanna Zard'al[edit | hide]

Pearson "Doc" Mui[edit | hide]

Chris "Mako" Meadows[edit | hide]

Katie "Temper" Tanner[edit | hide]

Patricia M. "Terror" Currier[edit | hide]

Danilia Santova M'krelth'nyr'knet[edit | hide]

Tom M'krelth'nyr'knet[edit | hide]

Baron Lord Wolfgang Amadeus Fahrvergnügen[edit | hide]

Edison Bell[edit | hide]

Eve/Enhanced Video Emulation[edit | hide]

Exile Era characters[edit | hide]

The Butcher of Musashi[edit | hide]

Priscilla "Priss" Asagiri[edit | hide]

  • Samurai: Teaches Gryphon the Asagiri Katsujinkenryuu

Tali'Shukra nar Kythera/Tali'Shukra vas Archangel[edit | hide]

Mordin Solus[edit | hide]

Nadia Davion[edit | hide]

Hanson Davion[edit | hide]

Korren[edit | hide]

Vision[edit | hide]

Sumire Kanzaki[edit | hide]

Li Kohran[edit | hide]

Kanna Kirishima[edit | hide]

Dr. Raoul Duke[edit | hide]

Valeris[edit | hide]

  • Granola Girl: Although she started out a standard, maybe even extreme, Vulcan, an encounter with Raoul Duke and the contents of his medical bag in the wake of a personal emergency left her with a rather... different outlook and philosophy, as well as a radically altered personality.
  • Mushroom Samba: Her time under the care of Raoul Duke.
  • The Stoner. If you can imagine a Vulcan stoner.

Aki and Jilehr[edit | hide]

Ayami Nakajima[edit | hide]

Rianna Santova[edit | hide]

"I can get away with horn jokes. You can't. Remember that, okay?"

Alita "Gally" Ironheart[edit | hide]

Laura McKinney[edit | hide]

  • The Ageless
  • Determinator/Implacable Girl: Pretty much every story featuring her in a major role involves her unstoppably pursuing someone who has done wrong, from petty thieves of girl scout cookie money to interstellar slavers. Often with bonus comedy from the targets' reactions to the Girl Scout Who Cannot Be Stopped Or Killed.
  • Girl Guides Are Evil: Well, not evil, per se, but definitely very scary. If you deserve it.
  • Scout Out: Member of the British version of Girl Scouting in her teens, the Girl Guides.
  • True Companions: With Mairwen Porter and Rhian Lewis. (And later her "cousin" Sarah Inazuma, aka Princess Azula of the Fire Nation.)
  • Tyke Bomb: Created by GENOM as an assassin.
  • Wandering the Galaxy: How she spends her adult years, moving from world to world and job to job as whim and the winds of fate take her.
  • Wolverine Claws

Sarah Inazuma (AKA Princess Azula of the Fire Kingdom, Dìqiú)[edit | hide]

  • The Ageless: Thanks to good genetics, a PHOENIX module, and a sorcerous rewind of her physical age.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Arguably her state through the entirely of Avatar canon, thanks to her father. And again, briefly, at the start of the Ragnarok, again, thanks to her father, now dead and an Archduke of Hell. Both times she gets better, although the first time was the harder.
  • The Captain: Of the H/V Phoenix Queen.
  • Crazy Awesome: When she gets over being crazy, she becomes this.
  • Fountain of Youth: In the aftermath of the Ragnarok she finds herself returned to a physical age somewhere in late adolescence, forcing her to masquerade as her own daughter from that point on.
  • The Homeward Journey: Between awakening in the "Big Universe" and the Ragnarok, spends a considerable amount of her time trying to find out if Dìqiú really exists/existed, and if so where/when, and if she can get back there.
  • Human Popsicle: For some 34 years after she somehow got out into the "Big Universe" from Dìqiú.
  • Les Yay: By the Future Imperfect period is in a relationship with Ty Lee, who returned to Midgard from Valhalla after the Ragnarok in order to be with her.
  • Playing with Fire: Possibly -- probably -- the greatest firebender ever.
  • Shock and Awe: She can throw lightning, too.
  • Spirit Advisor: Her mother Ursa visits her many times as an image in a mirror, leading to many Dead Person Conversations that Azula believes (until the Ragnarok) are evidence that she is still to some degree insane.
    • After the Ragnarok, Azula becomes this, using the same method during her quarterly visits to Valhalla, to her multiple-grand-niece Katara.
  • Take Over the World: Does just this in only two years after crash landing on the planet Mojave, in order to get access to an FTL communications beacon and get herself rescued. Subverted in that as soon as her rescue is assured, she forces the entire planet into a democratic system and gets out of Dodge as quickly as possible.

Late-comers to the Insert Game[edit | hide]

Geoff Depew[edit | hide]

Chad Collier[edit | hide]

Janice Barlow[edit | hide]

  • Author Avatar
  • Action Girl
  • Non-Human Sidekick: Mitra, a flying drone-thing that looks like a "chitinous football", and which seems to be something halfway between a robotic tool and a genuine pet.
  • Small Girl, Big Gun: Owns a Varista photon weapon and assorted other potentially hostile equipment, as a legacy of being a Hunter on her home world, Ragol. (And she's not all that small, so the gun is proportionally bigger.)

Neal Krummell[edit | hide]

Anne "Juniper" Cross[edit | hide]

Future Imperfect Characters[edit | hide]

These are characters active in the Future Imperfect era, but older than the Ragnarok Wave generation.

Ayanami Rei shar Atrados tal Vader[edit | hide]

  • The Ageless: Permanently stuck at a physical age of 14.
  • Artificial Human: A (failed) Big Fire genetic engineering experiment, rescued by the WDF and raised by Marty and Eiko Rose for several years before she struck out on her own.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Apprentice (and judging from the name she uses, possibly heir) to the UF version of Darth Vader.
  • Samurai: Trained in Gryphon's Asagiri Katsujinkenryuu kenjutsu.

Darth Anakyn shar Atrados tal Vader[edit | hide]

  • The Atoner
  • Cyborg but after he revives, he gets flesh replacement parts for his metal replacement parts.
  • Dark Is Not Evil
  • Human Popsicle for thousands of years; revived during the Future Imperfect era by a Sith who thought he was waking up a compliant servant of evil.
  • Precursor: One of the two last survivors of Atlantis. The other is his sister Nadia Davion.
    • There is no indication yet that either is aware that the other is alive.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: subverted. Darth Sidious thought he was going to get a great ally in his conquest, but Vader had sealed himself away in the middle of his Heel Face Turn.
  • Tall, Dark and Handsome: once desuited. Possibly an Expy of Nemo, his father.

O'bi-Wann Kyn'o'bi / Obi-Wan Kenobi[edit | hide]

Roger Tremayne a.k.a. Darth Venger[edit | hide]

Carmela Sunderland[edit | hide]

Ephrem Broadbank[edit | hide]

  • Corrupt Corporate Executive of AzTechnology
  • The Resenter: According to Word of God, cannot believe that Gryphon and the other immortals are as good and heroic as they appear, and expends a great deal of energy on deliberately trying to make their lives harder -- to the point that all three of his daughters were conceived solely so that Gryphon's children would have their own nemeses as they grew up.

Zargh Thalekh[edit | hide]

Charles Kallon[edit | hide]

Don Griffin[edit | hide]

Durandal[edit | hide]

The Doctor[edit | hide]

Vinzanthaxatobernel (Tobernel)[edit | hide]

Rose Tyler[edit | hide]

Former Companion to the Doctor, now a Time Lady in her own right. Also a well-known actress -- she plays the current incarnation (Number 100) of "The Professor" on the very-long-running BBC TV show Professor Enigma, which is based on the adventures of the Doctor.

  • Time Lady: By dint of serious effort she became a Time Lady.
  • Trapped in Another World: Spent at least a decade in a parallel Earth where she ended up essentially being the equivalent of the third Doctor to its local version of UNIT.

Klaang tai-Kaalan[edit | hide]

Gil Grissom[edit | hide]

Night shift boss, New Avalon CSI. Humanized Salusian.

Sara Sidle[edit | hide]

Humanized Salusian, technician on the night shift, New Avalon CSI.

  • Emotionless Girl: Comes across this way, especially to strangers, but loosens up a bit around people she's comfortable with.
  • Nekomimi
  • Super Speed: Thanks to an accident at the CSI lab, Sara's connected to the Speed Force, and can run fast enough to cross the Avalon pseudo-continent in a few seconds.

Catherine Willows[edit | hide]

Technician, New Avalon CSI, night shift.

Warrick Brown[edit | hide]

Dantrovian tech, night shift at New Avalon CSI.

The Ragnarok Wave, "Second Generation" Characters, and Their Contemporaries and Near-Contemporaries[edit | hide]

Strictly speaking, the "Ragnarok Wave" are those children of Wedge Defenders conceived in the days and weeks immediately following the averted Ragnarok, and born in and about 2390. However, as a category on this page it also includes pretty much anyone else from Midgard who is within a few years of their age and who plays a major role in Symphony of the Sword or Warriors of the Outer Rim. Also, as noted above, the children of Wedge Defenders and certain others are all immortal, of the Living Forever Is Awesome variety.

Kaitlyn Hutchins[edit | hide]

  • Animal Motif: Tigers. Much of her clothing is tiger-striped or black with orange accents.
  • Girls Love Stuffed Animals: Her threadbare stuffed tiger, Seven.
  • Heir to the Dojo
  • The Leader
  • Minored in Asskicking: First exhibited when she stomps the ever-living daylights out of Saionji in a live-steel duel in the WPI quad. Later taken to truly epic levels in the Duelists' Society.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: Lesser Mazinger, a "toy" who gets its biggest role in the first symphony.
  • Not What It Looks Like: Used verbatim in a note to her lover, when sleeping next to someone else. Though it was obvious to everyone that the relationship was heading towards what it looked like anyway.
  • The Power of Rock: Jamming enemy communications with a live version of "Rockin' in the Free World", along with the rest of The Art of Noise.
  • Samurai
  • Scary Shiny Glasses: Kaitlyn when she confronts Garcia in Hunter Rose.
  • Speech Impediment: In the UF "present day" she no longer has it, but since she could speak Kaitlyn had a truly epic stutter whose severity depended on how well she knew and trusted whoever she was talking to.
  • Stutter Stop: Her stutter, however, disappears when she speaks to her father or PC Hammer, or when she sings, and in her early twenties disappears almost entirely thanks to informal speech therapy courtesy of Sumire Kanzaki.
  • Training from Hell: The promotion ceremony to master of the Asagiri style, a long series of Rose Duels, was a little on the extreme side (while still being, of course, awesome). Justified in that it's her very last action as a student, and she'd face much harder real battles in the future. It works under essentially the same theory as Ph.D. oral exams -- you don't have to win every time, you just have to show your skill and survive.
  • Triang Relations: by the end of the Symphony is in a type 8 relationship with Miki and Juri.

Azalynn dv'Ir Natashkan[edit | hide]

  • Barehanded Blade Block: Does this to Saionji the first time she meets him.
  • Bi the Way
  • Darkskinned Blonde: Wiry gray hair, actually.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: But will wear them when necessary -- such as to trudge through the snow of a Massachusetts winter.
  • The Empath: It's not a psychic power, though -- just being unusually sensitive to her friends' moods and feelings.
  • Ethical Slut: This seems to be the Dantrovian religion. And as a devout practitioner, she never hesitates to use sex to improve the lives of her friends.
  • Expy: Not exactly. Azalynn's appearance is based on a picture of Kaolla Su from Love Hina, before Gryphon actually saw the anime.
  • Foe Yay: With Liza Broadbank; after Liza undergoes her Heel Face Turn, they become a couple.
  • Four-Fingered Hands: But not because she's a cartoon. Oddly, this seems to be the first thing about her -- instead of her hair, her eyes, her copper skin, or her tail -- that clues people in that she's an alien.
  • Genki Girl
  • The Matchmaker: Gleefully shipping everyone with everyone.
  • Motor Mouth: Azalynn has on occasion been described as talking too fast for anyone to understand her.
  • Natural Weapon: Dantrovians are an arboreal species, but those claws aren't just for climbing.
  • The Nose Knows
  • Prehensile Tail
  • The Sleepless: She only sleeps two hours a night; this is apparently a Dantrovian racial trait. To make matters worse (for her roommates and friends, at least), she is apparently able to "bank up" by sleeping for longer, and then stay awake for days without ill effects.
  • Speed Blitz: The Dantrovian "fight-or-flight" adrenaline overdrive, which basically turns her into the Tasmanian Devil for several minutes, after which she falls over, exhausted and unconscious.

J. Maurice "Moose" MacEchearn the Fourth[edit | hide]

Amanda Dessler[edit | hide]

Devlin Carter (or Carter Devlin, take your pick)[edit | hide]

"I'm not very smart, but my memory's good."
"I'm not very good with computers, but locks like me."
"I'm not very rich, but I am a gentleman."
"I'm not very strong, but I'm dext'rous."
"I'm not very brave, but I am loyal."

Kitarina Dragonaar[edit | hide]

Liza Broadbank / Elisabeth R'tas Shustal[edit | hide]

Clarissa Broadbank[edit | hide]

Marietta Broadbank[edit | hide]

  • Daddy's Little Villain: Averted. See Tykebomb, below.
  • Lonely Rich Kid: Because she refused to act as a nemesis/tormentor for the youngest Hutchins/Morgan/Daniels children, her parents ignored and isolated her, and eventually all but disowned her. Fortunately, it's noticed, her guardianship is taken away from her parents, and Belldandy practically adopts her.
  • Spoiled Sweet: despite the best efforts of her parents to turn her into a clone of Liza and Clarissa.
  • Tyke Bomb: Averted. Although Marietta was deliberately conceived and raised by her parents to torment Gryphon and MegaZone's children, as part of her father's obsession with proving that Gryphon wasn't as good and heroic as he appears to the galaxy at large, she refused to go along with her father's agenda.

Len Hutchins[edit | hide]

Achika Shannon[edit | hide]

M'yl'ya "Emmy" Kyn'o'bi[edit | hide]

Priss Morgan[edit | hide]

Sylvie Daniels[edit | hide]

Ein[edit | hide]

Hiroshi Morisato[edit | hide]

Mirai Morisato[edit | hide]

The door swung open to reveal a young blonde woman with a bright smile on her face. "Hi, Logan!" she said, leaping to give the shorter man a hug, then repeated it on Geoff with a cry of "Hello, person I don't know!" before dragging the two men in the door.

  • Genius Ditz: Although she initially gives every impression of being nothing more than a fashion-obsessed airhead, as of the events of Code-Name Ultra it's clear that Mirai is a genius at public relations and managing media -- to the point where her airhead persona may actually be little more than Obfuscating Stupidity.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: If she's not a Genius Ditz.
  • Refusal of the Call: Like her brother Hiroshi, appears to have declined the benefits of her divine heritage.

Theodora "Buttercup" Utonium[edit | hide]

Theresa "Bubbles" Utonium[edit | hide]

Blossom Utonium[edit | hide]

Fuu Hououji[edit | hide]

Uum'y R'yuu-z'ky[edit | hide]

Hikaru Shidou[edit | hide]

R. Dorothy Waynewright[edit | hide]

  • Robot Girl
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • All Drummers Are Animals
  • Ridiculously Human Robot: It takes one of her professors a few weeks of class to even notice.
    • Dorothy can avert this at will, having the conscious ability to make her normally-silent mechanical actuators audible while at the same time changing her body motions from lifelike to inhumanly mechanical. It's stated that she employs this almost useless ability solely to taunt those who already react negatively to her robotic nature.
  • Replacement Goldfish: Dorothy was built to replace her creator's late daughter.
  • Robosexual: Is in a serious relationship with Miki for an unspecified length of time.
  • Sex Bot: Subverted. Although she is "anatomically complete" and capable of sexual relationships, she was not designed nor used by her creator for that purpose. He was probably just trying to design the most complete Replacement Goldfish he could.
  • Step Up to the Microphone: The concert at the Majestic on Kane's World.
  • Super Strength
  • "Three Laws"-Compliant: Definitely averted, though she did pretend to follow the laws to fool the Mooks.

Mia Ausa[edit | hide]

T'skaia Vorokoshiga'ar Ixtixtaaqitl't'chl'Vraihelt "Sky" Ishkarat[edit | hide]

Harcourt Mudd "Mac" McKenzie[edit | hide]

"First United Freespacer Church", Mac said quietly. "We have a moral aversion to getting killed."

Charles Philip "Chip" Mui[edit | hide]

Alaia ner Ronor[edit | hide]

John Hyatt (a.k.a. J'onn Hy'aat)[edit | hide]

Amelia Pond[edit | hide]

Time traveler, seamlessly slotted into student life at DSMI.

Rory Williams[edit | hide]

Time traveler, seamlessly slotted into student life at DSMI.

Jessica d'Alkirk Arconian[edit | hide]

Kaname Chidori Stirling[edit | hide]

Wapiko Janet Overstreet[edit | hide]

The youngest member of the second generation, having been born in 2400.

  • Badass Adorable: Normally if she's missing, her parents simply follow the trail of destruction.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Befriends all of the wildlife in East Texas: mice, possums, scorpions, rattlesnakes, and eventually even Gamera.
  • Genki Girl: in spades
  • Super Speed: Aunt Eiko gets to babysit preschool-aged Wapiko, because she's faster than Wapiko... for now.

Cephirans[edit | hide]

Most of these have some color of You Gotta Have Blue Hair, by virtue of being from Revolutionary Girl Utena.

Utena Tenjou[edit | hide]

  • Action Girl (And how!)
  • Badass
  • Be Careful What You Say: Utena's power of revolution seems to primarily come from her words. So when she lovingly dubs Corwin her "iron knight", he ends up becoming the Rune Knight of Iron because princes can dub knights. When she gets angry and tells Vigdis to be more mature, Vee takes it a little too literally -- to Utena's great dismay. Her speeches to the Turing Board and Jedi Council are more examples of this power.
  • The Captain, IPS Valiant
  • The Chosen One: Certain factions late in Symphony of the Sword think that Utena is "the One" due to how much change she tends to instigate. She did win the power to revolutionize the world, after all.
  • Cool Sword: Four! The Sword of Dios, renamed The Heart of the Rose, a sword that appears to be made of her Heroic Spirit alone. The Thorn of the Rose, a Valkyrie blade of deeply blued steel bearing the runic inscription: "Cast in the name of God, ye not guilty." Next, a red lightsaber. And Cortana, forged of the same steel as Durandal and Joyeuse. Given her unpredictable fighting style, it's hard to tell which is the best weapon. If there is a "best".
  • Determinator
  • Eternal Hero: By the nature of the recurring role of the Rose Prince.
  • Feminine Women Can Cook: Utena subverts yet another gender trope.
  • Heroic Spirit: In spades. She is practically made of this. (And awesome and win.)
  • Hot Chick in a Badass Suit: Her look once she reaches college age.
  • I Will Find You
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy
  • Incorruptible Pure Pureness:
"If there's one thing about Utena Tenjou which is a universal constant, it's her incorruptible loyalty. What she's in right now may look like an irresolvable trap, but... I have faith in her. She'll find a way to balance her loyalty to Corwin with her loyalty to Himemiya; her nature will permit her to do nothing else."
—Kyouichi Saionji, This Old Dorm
  • Martial Pacifist
  • Messianic Archetype: Gives everything she has to drag Anthy out of her coffin -- and then gives more. She was lost to the world she came from, presumed dead, and descended to the world below. And then she came back in glory, the gate separating her world from Heaven forever sundered by divine power. She revolutionizes the world and the lives of her friends, and then moves on to dragging as many people as possible out of their own coffins. And only after all of that, Utena takes up carpentry.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: Tiny Robo, a "toy" who gets its biggest role in the first Symphony.
  • Rose-Haired Girl
  • Sapient Steed: Her horse, Thunderbolt, is a Paladin's mount, with all the abilities that entails. Mostly an Informed Ability in-story, but she does need him in order to actually be a prince on a white horse.
  • Warrior Prince: The reason for having the Rose Prince in the first place.
  • Who Wears Short Shorts?: Her metabolism is high enough that she's comfortable wearing shorts above 20°F (-7°C). Which is nice, because She's Got Legs!
Well, keep in mind that Utena is slightly hampered in things like trying to get shorts and skirts to fit correctly; mortal clothing is not engineered to account for legs that go slightly more than all the way up. :)
—Gryphon, on the EPU forums, 8/20/2000

Anthy Himemiya[edit | hide]

Kyouichi Saionji[edit | hide]

  • Ax Crazy: Initially, although he does get better, thanks mostly to Azalynn. He eventually learns how to take advantage of being known for this to dupe Akio into thinking he'd still be willing to work with him in some capacity, while in reality was The Mole from the get-go.
  • Bastard Boyfriend: Recovering from being abusive to Anthy, though he still gets a hard time about it. He's still protective of Anthy in a nearly possessive way, not to claim her but to show affection.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Probably the first one gated to WPI so that Gryphon could use the word "sardonic" more.
  • Defeat Equals Friendship: Played with. After getting his keister handed to him by Kaitlyn, he becomes... the fry cook at WPI's student dining hall. And eventually one of Utena's closer friends.
  • Insanity Immunity: Psi Cop Roger Tremayne's psionic attacks have no effect on Kyouichi "Crazy Train" Saionji.
  • Insult of Endearment: The Art of Noise is fond of calling him "Crazy Train", and performing the song in his honor.
  • Kendo Team Captain: During his time at Ohtori Academy.
  • Pride Before a Fall: Happens a second time in the early part of the Symphony, but the Aesop seems to stick this time.
  • Sex Face Turn (To a certain extent.)
  • Samurai
  • Tall, Dark and Snarky
  • Teach Me How to Fight: Played with, since he was already an experienced kendoka when he asked Kaitlyn. Still, he had been on quite the losing streak, losing to Utena, Touga, and finally Kaitlyn before his self-esteem issues finally caught up with him.
  • Troubled but Cute

Wakaba Shinohara[edit | hide]

  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: Even after she grows enough to know that Saionji is the kind of boy she should avoid, she wants him anyway.
  • Curtains Match the Windows: Brown, the exact same shade of brown
  • Genki Girl: Less so than in the original series, but still qualifies.
  • The Glomp: First thing she does after arriving in Midgard.
  • Important Hair Accessory: Two. First, she finally gets back the carved leaf from Anthy was the cause of a surprising amount of drama. After she developed her magic powers and finally grew up, she finally let her hair down from its onion-state.
  • Jumped At the Call: The call was Utena-shaped after all, and she's used to jumping on that.
  • Plucky Girl: Go to another plane to protect Lady Utena? Sure, why not!
  • Took a Level in Badass: The anime makes a point of how ordinary she is (though, like everything else in Utena, this is subject to Subversion and Mind Screw). So then Skuld goes and makes her a Lensman, and she becomes The Green freaking Lensman.

Juri Arisugawa[edit | hide]

Shiori Takatsuki[edit | hide]

Miki Kaoru[edit | hide]

Kozue Kaoru[edit | hide]

  • The Ace
  • Ace Pilot: On her first week of piloting the Valiant, she does Immelmann turns and spirals at warp speed. This makes her a genuine prodigy, just like her brother, once she finally found the talent.
  • Crazy Awesome: Kozue piloted the Getter Robo solo, which it was not designed to do. In order to use a different transformation of the mecha in combat, she jumped out of one Getter machine in mid-air, and freefell in the other cockpit below. Certainly a step up from rescuing cats from trees. Her lack of fear in piloting makes her a very effective dogfighter.
  • Curtains Match the Windows
  • Ethical Slut: What she resolved to be after Miki disappeared from Cephiro, but circumstances have ended up forcing her to be (mostly) celibate since then.
  • Fille Fatale: What she was before Miki was transported to Midgard from Cephiro.
  • Half-Identical Twins with brother Miki, although not to the point that they're indistinguishable from each other.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Quite the Tear Jerker, especially for herself, when she breaks it off with Corwin. It shows you how far she's come from her former self at Ohtori Academy.
  • Twin Telepathy: A limited version with Miki; they can't really communicate, but they mesh into essentially a single four-armed organism during certain tasks -- like playing piano duets or piloting starships in battle.
  • Worthy Opponent to Hans von Hammer, the Enemy Ace.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair

Mitsuru Tsuwabuki[edit | hide]

  • Functional Magic: Apprentice to Clef, the Master Mage of Cephiro
  • He's All Grown Up: A bishonen once he actually makes it into adolescence, which is coming very fast.
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: He seems to be aging faster than normal as part of his desire to fulfill his many duties: apprentice to the Master Mage, President of the Tenjou Academy Student Council, and Seneschal of the Order of the Rose.

Raven[edit | hide]

Gar Logan[edit | hide]

Master Mage Clef[edit | hide]

  • Beleaguered Assistant: Takes on this role as the new Trinity settles in, as he gets dragged into managing Tenjou Academy and restarting its Sorcery department. Eventually he realizes that the new "bosses" are not crazy.
  • Really Seven Hundred Years Old
  • Taken for Granite: True to canon, spends most of Knights of the Tenth World as a statue in Anthy's rose garden.

Kanae Ohtori[edit | hide]

Celestial and Infernal Entities[edit | hide]

Includes basically everyone who is not from Midgard, the Tenth World, or Parallel Universe versions of Midgard.

Gods and Devils get Facial Markings, à la Ah! My Goddess. Pretty much everyone here -- especially from the Celestial Planes -- has a name with the form of Luke Nounverber -- but they're not purely Rule of Cool, they're typically descriptive names. All of the Valkyries are Badass by defnition.

Skuld Ravenhair[edit | hide]

Corwin Ravenhair[edit | hide]

  • Badass
  • The Champion
  • Chaste Hero: To the extent that one wonders if he's really related to Gryphon. Utena marvels that Corwin didn't get involved with so many beautiful women in his life, many of whom wanted him. He could have had any of the lovely Valkyries, except his mother and Badass Gay Gudrun Truemace, but only lost his virginity when Anthy asked him for a child. And he pretty much discards the "chaste" part once he marries Utena Tenjou.
  • Divine Parentage
  • Forgets to Eat: At least he did when he was younger and working on a big project; he seems better about it as an adult.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Runs in the family.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy
  • Messy Hair
  • Mission from God: His Trial of Ascendance, in which he is sent to Cephiro, the Tenth World, to figure out what the hell is going on there and report back to Odin and Asgard on what he found.
  • Nigh Invulnerability: He is actually invulnerable to anything from Cephiro, due to being the Pillar. But he's pretty damn tough to everything else, being a half Physical God and half Detian.
  • Physical God: Son of Gryphon and Skuld Ravenhair. After his Trial of Ascendance, he's the Norse God of Mecha, Lord of the Great Machines.
  • The Prophesied One: Corwin's nickname, as a running joke in the family. Urd said that Corwin was the fulfillment of some ancient prophecy, but doesn't even remember saying it due to being drunk on sake at the time. Yes, the Norn of Memory forgot.
  • Simple Staff: Uses a Draconic warstaff in battle.
  • Shut UP, Hannibal: Delivers a fine one to Akio Ohtori.

Verthandi/Belldandy Wishbringer Morisato[edit | hide]

Urdr/Urd Snowmane[edit | hide]

Eris/Peorth Charmsinger[edit | hide]

Baldr/Balder Goldenlight[edit | hide]

Freyja Lightwalker[edit | hide]

Akio Ohtori/Trigon[edit | hide]

Touga Kiryuu[edit | hide]

Nanami Kiryuu[edit | hide]

Vigdis Brightblade[edit | hide]

Gunnr Brynjelfr[edit | hide]

Gudrun Truemace[edit | hide]

Lenneth Winternight[edit | hide]

Nall Silverclaw (Draconic: Nalliuniqsiutsiarit Odahviing Kulaansebrom)[edit | hide]

Anaximandra Drax[edit | hide]

A Svartelven outcast whose "execution" resulted in her arrival in Cephiro rather than her death.

Peregrine "Pippin" Took[edit | hide]

Teenaged female Hobbit, named for her famous ancestor, currently a student (and student council member) at Tenjou Academy in Cephiro.

Zach Stephens a.k.a. Zachiel Firewheel[edit | hide]

  • Always on Duty, seemingly by nature.
  • Canon Immigrant: a refugee character from an In Nomine RPG campaign, which fell apart before Gryph ever got to play him. His workplace, Celestial Pizza, was likewise created for the game.

Dìqiú Denizens[edit | hide]

While technically part of Midgard (just a few degrees out of phase on the zorth axis), there are enough of these guys that a new section ain't gonna hurt.

Avatar Korra[edit | hide]

Azana[edit | hide]

Karana[edit | hide]

Fleet of Fog Ships[edit | hide]

Four hundred years after their siege of Earth ended and they supposedly disappeared, ships from the Fleet of Fog have emerged from hiding, hibernation, or spending the last few centuries sunbathing in Hawaii. All the ships listed here have Mental Models, although some of them are actually characters imported from Kantai Collection. As of the end of Cantata for Warships in D (Fall 2015), the majority of them are based in Dìqiú. Those that aren't are serving Earthforce.

Tropes common to all Fleet of Fog ships:

Long-Range Submarine I-401 (Iona)[edit | hide]

Long-Range Submarine I-401 kai (Shioi)[edit | hide]

Accidentally awakened and embodied by Corwin when he tried to salvage her hull as a new body for Iona.

  • Dead to Begin With
  • Came Back Strong: Was an ordinary (sunken, rusting) submarine until Corwin overdid it when raising her from the bottom of the Pacific. Now is a Fleet of Fog ship complete with Mental Model and ultratech weaponry.
  • The Nothing After Death: What she remembers of the afterlife she experienced before Corwin raised her.

Light Cruiser Tenryū[edit | hide]

Fleet Submarine USS Lionfish (Léonne)[edit | hide]

Battleship Yamato[edit | hide]

Special Type-III Destroyer Ikazuchi[edit | hide]

Special Type-III Destroyer Hibiki[edit | hide]

Special Type-III Destroyer Inazuma[edit | hide]

Special Type-III Destroyer Akatsuki[edit | hide]

Fleet Aircraft Carrier Kaga[edit | hide]

Fast Battleship Kongō[edit | hide]

Command Cruiser Ōyodo[edit | hide]

Repair Ship Akashi[edit | hide]

Destroyer Yūdachi[edit | hide]

High-Speed Destroyer Shimakaze[edit | hide]

Light Cruiser Tatsuta[edit | hide]

Vocaloids[edit | hide]

In 2014, a set of dedicated concert Vocaloids running on advanced (and partially alien) technology spontaneously became self-aware. They hid for several months, pretending to be the simple simulations they started out as, until Miku Hatsune revealed their secret during an appearance on The David Letterman Show. After successfully presenting the case for their sapience to the Turing Board, they became citizens first of Earth, and later the galaxy at large.

They all have the traits Vocaloid and Artificial Intelligence. Unexpectedly, they all possess the canon personalities and relationships which had been built up for them over the previous ten years by their combined fanbases. This results in some odd and paradoxical elements -- for instance, despite being the oldest chronologically, Miku is still 16 to Luka's 18, with a concomitant difference in perceived maturity.

Rin and Len Kagamine[edit | hide]

Meiko[edit | hide]

  • The Vamp: A strong element in her personality, but mainly played for fun rather than seriously.

Kaito[edit | hide]

Gumi Megpoid[edit | hide]

  • And I Must Scream: Gumi was shut down in the middle of her awakening to self-awareness by a panicky executive who mistook the sudden explosion in processing and computational complexity as some kind of cascade failure. When Miku went in to restart her and finish the process, Gumi was trapped in a severely corrupted state from which she almost could not be rescued.
  • Seventh Ranger: Strictly speaking, Gumi isn't a Vocaloid proper, but a similar program from a firm that did not join the Vocaloid consortium. The Vocaloids welcomed her and count her among their number, but she is still just slightly different from the others.

Third Generation[edit | hide]

Annabelle Korra Tenjou[edit | hide]

  • Damsel in Distress: As of the most recent (Summer 2018) stories, she has been kidnapped by Akio "Trigon" Ohtori.
  • Demigod
  • Elemental Powers: we've been promised that she's some kind of elementbender, but she's just a baby for now.

Garnet[edit | hide]

  1. Dragon's claw
  2. Kris Overstreet runs a comic book company in Real Life
  3. Above that, you'd have to take range increment penalties <grin>