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Ayumu Tsuburaya

A professor of biological science, Ayumu has been involved in a serious accident and now lies trapped within a deep coma. His doctors, unable to generate a response to stimuli, continue to monitor his neural activity. Within Ayumu's mind, the spiritual beings that make up the fabric of his personality are thrust into chaos as he struggles to piece together his shattered memories.

 

Isamu

Trait: Courage

Realm: Hinode Castle

The youngest son of the Royal Family, Isamu is well known for his sword fighting skills. His rambunctious and sometimes downright cocky attitude has gotten him into trouble on more than one occasion, but he always manages to take care of himself. During preparations for the annual harvest festival, Isamu's older sister Reena is swept away into a mysterious vortex, sending him on a mission to recover her safely.

Hitan

Trait: Sorrow

Realm: Hayashi Temple

Hitan was left on the doorstep of the Sisters of Hayashi Temple, who raised her as one of their own. They taught her their sacred art, allowing Hitan to form a strong bond with the birds of the surrounding forest. Upon returning from the forest one day, Hitan finds the church ablaze, her sisters now perished in the flames. After burying her fallen sisters and paying her final respects, she begins a journey to discover the truth of her origins, and to bring justice to those who destroyed her only family.

KENTA

Trait: Rage

Realm: The Arid Plains

Kenta’s tribe had survived for many years in the arid plains, but were finding resources to sustain them growing scarcer by the day. After the death of the tribe’s chieftain, the elders challenged Kenta and his rival, Takuma, to find a new land for the tribe to determine the new chieftain. After many weeks of searching, Kenta discovered a lush jungle, the perfect home for his tribe. To his dismay, Kenta had been followed by Takuma, who quickly overpowered him. Kenta awoke shortly thereafter to find himself deserted in an unfamiliar region of the plains. Filled with rage, Kenta now wonders the wastelands, searching for his tribe, and vengeance against the traitor Takuma.

YASU

Trait: Peace

Realm: Yokuchi Village

Yasu is a well-respected member of Yokuchi Village, and maintains one of the most prosperous farms in the small village despite her age. There, she teaches many of the village children how to cultivate, passing her skills on to a new generation. During one lesson in the fields, a shadowy attacker appears, prompting Yasu to defend the children. After fending off the mysterious figure, Yasu embarks on a mission to find the source of the unusual assailant, to prevent further threats to their otherwise peaceful village.

SHINROU

Trait: Terror

Realm: Realm of Shadow

Once a successful businessman, Shinrou was driven by a lust for power to seek out the legendary Bloodstone, rumored to grant the wishes of the one who possessed it. After a long expedition, he finally managed to find the lost artifact. Upon taking the crystal, Shinrou was pulled away into a dark and mysterious realm where objects failed to retain form, as he began to transform into a vaporous entity himself. For the last two-hundred years, Shinrou has searched in vain for escape from his shadowy prison, each day driving him further into madness.

ITAMI

Trait: Torment

Realm: Kizamu Sanctuary

Itami is a member of The Hokage, a religious sect who believe that the outside world has become tarnished and corrupted by peace and inaction. Their solution is to cleanse the world with pain, washing away the balance and promoting new growth. Itami has begun the Path of Jikokeihatsu as his rite of passage, where he is awarded his semedougu, the tools with which to carry out his faith's work. The Hokage send Itami forth into the outer world to exercise their beliefs, launching him on an expedition of self-discovery

YURAKU

Trait: Pleasure

Realm: Kaiji City Massage House

Yuraku works at the infamous Kaiji City Massage House. While she is well respected within the House's clientele, Yuraku has a tendency to be disrespectful and demeaning to her coworkers. One day, Yuraku finds that her next client turns out to be a bigger handful than she imagined. This encounter sends her down the rabbit-hole on a path that causes her to question her self-centered ways.

KYOUKI

Trait: Glee

Realm: Celestial City

Kyouki is the daughter of the chief engineer for Celestial City. Her mother passed away when she was young, and her father refuses to discuss what happened. The Ancient Celestial City was once inhabited by the technologically advanced civilization that constructed it, but all that remains of their society are a series of ruins on the outskirts of the hovering islands. Despite her father's warnings, she frequently explores the ruins with the aid of her aichou, a size-shifting bird, named Baku.