Character listing and information
This is a small listing of the characters from Boy X Sword. Characters will be added as they appear on the comic.
Complete name: Ruu (apparently this is just a nickname)
Age: 17 when the series starts
First appearance: Boy X Sword Chapter one, page six
Sword: an ancient katana.
Description: At first he always seems calm, happy and frankly, a bit weak, but when he draws his sword, things change. Could it be that he has a double personality case? Or is he just crazy for blood? What reason could change this cool guy to a would-be cold-blooded murderer?
Also, what is his relation to Benimaru? Why can he understand ghosts and spirits? Why does trouble seem to follow him everywhere? Why does he wander around Equateur? Many doubts that will be answered as time passes by!
Complete name: Kathy Zenjin Long
Age: 15 when the series starts
First appearance: Boy X Sword Chapter one, page seven
Sword: none so far.
Description: This young orphan came all the way from Korea to Equateur searching for her true parents. She's looking for Benimaru, the man who she believes will help her find her family.
The biggest question about this girl is, where are her true parents, and why did they give her away on adoption?
Raul and Romina
Complete names: Raul and Romina
Age: 9 and 6 respectively
First appearance: Chapter 2, page 8
Sword: none so far.
Description: Two young orphan thieves who live in the woods with their older sister, Romina.
Takashi and Taijin
Complete names: Takashi and Taijin Sugiyama
Age: 44 and 36 respectively
Takashi Sugiyama: Chapter 2, page 13
Taijin Sugiyama: Chapter 2, page 24
Sword: Takashi uses the traditional samurai daisho, while Taijin uses a huge naginata blade.
Description: Two japanese brothers who are involved in some shady business... One of them seems to have a dark past!
Takashi and Taijin Sugiyama came to live in Equateur when they were very young. Their family was considered one of the most influential and powerful ones in the Equateur highlands.
Kev and Sev
Complete names: Kevan and Sevastien Genevra
Age: 23 and 24 respectively
First appearance: Chapter 3, page 18
Sword: Guitar and bass-shaped battle axes.
Description: These companions always travel together in a hot-air balloon with a strange inscription on it. They seem to be following Ruu, for mysterious reasons!
Kev and Sev wear the traditional green uniforms of the Xavier Paez' peace army, altho their relation with this organization is unknown.