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Higanbana (彼岸花 Higanbana) is the titular character of Higanbana no Saku Yoru ni and one of the main protagonists. She holds the Third Rank of the school youkai.
- 1 Profile
- 2 Appearance
- 3 Personality
- 4 Background
- 5 Relationships
- 6 Role in the Story
- 6.1 Gakkou Youkai Kikou: You
- 6.2 Mesomeso-san
- 6.3 The Spirit Camera
- 6.4 The Princess' Lie
- 6.5 Shrine of the Guardian Deity
- 6.6 Hameln's Castanets
- 6.7 One Girl's Day
- 6.8 Utopia
- 6.9 The Lunar Festival
- 6.10 Reaper of the Thirteenth Step
- 6.11 Welcome to the Mirror World
- 6.12 The Boys' Portrait
- 6.13 My Best Friend
- 6.14 A Thistle of Vengeance
- 6.15 Before the Spider Lilies Bloomed
- 7 Other Appearances
- 8 Trivia
School Youkai of the Third Rank. The Dancing Higanbana. It is said that in the middle of the night a doll dances atop of the cabinets of the infirmary. Cursing and injuring others, she is the infirmary's master.
She is feared even by other youkai for her brutality. However, Marie sees through her demonic persona and the two somehow get along.
She spends her days in the infirmary usually eating steamed buns while watching anime late into the night.
Higanbana's formal dress. She hasn't worn it lately because it tends to cause her shoulder to stiffen up. This dress looks much more similar looking to the one she wears as a doll than the one she normally wears.
Despite being the subject of a frightening ghost story, and being particularly notorious among the students, she's actually quite slobbish. Lying around on the infirmary bed and watching late night anime is part of her nightly routine.
Quite different from the unnerving image of a doll dancing the night away that the children know her for.
Higanbana has straight black hair and red eyes with short bangs is short. On the top of her hair, she has a red and white striped bow. She is frequently seen wearing a white and red dress, which matches the outfit worn in her doll form.
Higanbana also has a formal outfit that is a red dress with a yellow bow.
Higanbana has a twisted personality, often aiming to scare others or instigate conflict. However, below the surface she may not actually be a bad person. Higanbana is fairly kind to people if they are suffering at the hands of others and shows no mercy to bullies. She seems to take great pride in the rumor concerning her doll vessel in the infirmary and will often mention it to others, feeling disappointed if they don't know of it.
She is usually quite lonely, since very few people come to visit her in the infirmary. Despite being the subject of a frightening ghost story, and being particularly notorious among the students, she's actually quite slobbish. Lying around on the infirmary bed and watching late night anime is part of her nightly routine. Quite different from the unnerving image of a doll dancing the night away that the children know her for.
Role in the Story
Higanbana makes a minor appearance midway through the chapter.
After realizing Osato had disappeared and leaving his former classroom, Aya Souma bumps into Higanbana mistaking her for an upperclassman. Higanbana discusses about her dislike of PE and the schedule Osato's class was on. Leaving a subtle hint that P.E days had a shorter time in Izanami's game.
- 07th Theater 2 features Higanbana challenging characters from other works. In Rose Guns Days's world, she scares away some mafia men by telling a horror story of how Alfred and Miguel suffered from a curse. In the final round, Battler challenges Higanbana's world and tries to claim youkai don't exist, but Higanbana defeats him with a red truth that youkai do exist.
- Higanbana's name literally means "Red spider lily".