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This article is about a character in Umineko no Naku Koro ni.

"Grandchildren are wonderful. We older people can look at these young grandchildren, who will live on into a new era that we will not even be given a chance to see, and in them, we can imagine an endless future. (...) Your children and your grandchildren...will carry your great works on to future generations, setting an example. That is something that an individual cannot accomplish no matter how much money they have."
— Nanjo to Kinzo, Alliance of the Golden Witch

Terumasa Nanjo (南條 輝正 Nanjō Terumasa), also known as Nanjou in the Yen Press manga translations, is a doctor who tends to the Ushiromiya family and watches Kinzo's health. He first appears in Legend of the Golden Witch.

Profile[edit | edit source]

Kinzo's attending physician and long time friend.

He once ran a hospital on Niijima, but he turned it over to his son and now enjoys his old age in peace.

Now that Kinzo's constant suspicion has reached extraordinary heights, Nanjo is one of the very few people he trusts. Thanks to Nanjo's big-hearted nature, he has been able to continue his friendship with Kinzo despite the latter's tendency to fly into a rage at the slightest provocation.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Nanjo is old and balding with white hair and a white mustache. He wears a white coat over a green vest and green tie.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Nanjo is shown to have compassion for the Ushiromiya grandchildren. Despite his longtime friendship with Kinzo, he doesn't hesitate to defend the family when Kinzo berates them.

Background[edit | edit source]

Nanjo owns a clinic on Nijima. He first met Kinzo there after an incident and would come to be friends with him.

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Role In the Story[edit | edit source]

Legend of the Golden Witch[edit | edit source]

Nanjo is first introduced, where in the prologue he informs Kinzo that he has three months left to live.

When the murders in the garden storehouse are discovered, Nanjo confirms that the victims were indeed killed.

The survivors head to Kinzo's study shortly after Kanon's death where a letter is discovered from Beatrice. Nanjo, the servants and Maria face suspicion as any of them could have placed the letter, and they are sent to the parlor. After the study group receives a phone call from the study,. they rush down there to find Nanjo and the servants dead, their faces smashed.

Was found in the parlour, with an ice-pick type murder weapon piercing his thigh, and furthermore, his face destroyed. At the seventh twilight gouge the knee and kill.

Turn of the Golden Witch[edit | edit source]

Nanjo attempts to treat Kanon's wounds when he suddenly bursts through the kitchen door, however this Kanon is an illusion created by Beatrice, who kills Nanjo and Kumasawa. When the other servants leave to inform the Rosa's group and come back, Nanjo and Kumasawa's corpses are nowhere to be found.

At the servants room, he died by having his throat cut by something like a sharp blade. But, this alone was not enough.

Genji later rediscovers Nanjo and Kumasawa's corpses outside, which have stakes embedded into them.

The missing corpse was later found at the courtyard. This time, he had an icepick-type murder weapon thrust into his knee. With this, the seventh twilight is finished.

Banquet of the Golden Witch[edit | edit source]

After Jessica and Eva have a scuffle, Jessica is accidentally blinded when Eva's gun discharges. Nanjo brings Jessica to the servant room to treat her wounds and is later killed by EVA-Beatrice.

His corpse was found in the hallway in front of the mansion's servants room. The weapon is assumed to be a gun or a spear-shaped object. Just a little longer, and he probably would have been able to return alive. However, in the very end, the witch did not permit that.

Alliance of the Golden Witch[edit | edit source]

Nanjo and several others are transported by Gaap into Kuwadorian's underground prison.

The group manages to escape the prison, but they are soon killed by the Chiesters.

His body was found behind the mansion.His head was half destroyed.It is probably appropriate to think that he was shot with a gun or something. A demon stake had fallen near the body

End of the Golden Witch[edit | edit source]

Alive by the time of the game's suspension.

Dawn of the Golden Witch[edit | edit source]

Alive by the time of the game's suspension.

Requiem of the Golden Witch[edit | edit source]

It is revealed that, during the final years of the Second World War, Nanjo was still the head doctor of the hospital in Nijima and met Kinzo when he brought the injured Beatrice for treatment. He was given a gold bar in exchange for secrecy, but the two became incredibly close friends.

Many years later, when Yasu was thrown off the cliff as a baby, Nanjo saved their life and revealed the truth to them when they grew older.

In the Tea Party, Nanjo is killed offscreen by Kyrie.

Twilight of the Golden Witch[edit | edit source]

Nanjo dies on the seventh twilight in Bernkastel's Game.

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