XBlaze Code: Embryo

XBlaze Code: Embryo
TitleXBlaze Code: Embryo
Aliasesエクスブレイズ コード:エンブリオ
LengthMedium (10 - 30 hours)
DeveloperArc System Works
Publishers Aksys Games & Arc System Works
 Aksys Games & Funbox Media
Shares characters
BlazBlue: Centralfiction
XBlaze Lost:Memories
Same setting
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger
Available atJapanese PlayStation Vita version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 44.99 »
English PlayStation 3 version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 5.99 »
English PlayStation Vita version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 9.99 »


The protagonist, Touya Kagari, is a resident of Shin Yokozaki City and a sophomore at the prestigious Hakuou North Academy. An earnest and responsible young man, Touya appears to be no more than your average high school student.
While returning from his part-time job, he heard a mysterious sound coming from the depths of the Restricted Ward, an area off-limits to unauthorized personnel due to a horrible disaster that happened there ten years ago…
His curiosity having gotten the best of him, Touya ventured ever deeper into the ruins of the ward, eventually coming across a man who appeared to be gravely injured. Concerned, Touya rushed to his side, asking if he was okay and if he needed any help.
But as Touya approached, the man suddenly stood up and attacked, screaming, “You’re an enemy!”
And in the midst of invisible ringing bells, psychotic strangers, exploding walls of flame, and almost certain death, a small, cute girl with an enormous sword came charging in…
And despite her frilly, fragile appearance, her battle prowess was beyond reason or doubt. The name of Touya’s savior was Es, a soldier belonging to the Mitsurugi Agency.
Seithr, Drives, Unions, and secretive organizations…
Yanked from the comfort of his everyday life, Touya was forced head-long into a world where the threat of death was everywhere and even allies could be his downfall…
The wheel of fate has begun to turn…
And the story of the Azure, and that of Touya Kagari and the mysterious girl Es, began.

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Kagari Touya
Kagari Touya篝 橙八 
MeasurementsHeight: 173cm, Weight: 59kg
Birthday20 July
Hair, Ahoge, Brown, Parted to Side, Short, Spiky Bangs
Eyes, Amber
Body, Average Height, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Apron, Hoodie, Jeans, School Uniform, Sports Shoes, Swimsuit, T-shirt
Items, Mobile Phone, Sword
Personality, Ambitious, Boku, Curious, Emotional, Friendly, Kind, Timid
Role, Classmate, Friend, Grimoire, High School Student, Non-blood-related Brother, Non-blood-related Son, Orphan, Part-time Worker, Roommate, Ward
Engages in, Cleaning, Fighting, Investigation, Swimming, Teasing
Subject of, Fainting, Survival, Teasing, Wounding
Voiced byKikuchi Yukitoshi


Touya Kagari is the protagonist of XBlaze – Code: Embryo. He is second-year student of class B. He currently resides with the Himezuru family and worked at Maha☆Raja~ Curry Shop as a part-time job until the store mysteriously closed. He has a very curious and gentle personality and goes out of his way to resolve any fights around him, even if it results in personal injury to himself (This, however, may stem from the single memory of his mother telling him to "Protect".). He also has a strong sense of obligation, such as the fact that he believes that his mother (and possibly he himself) was at fault for a large incident that occurred which resulted in his only survival, and is therefore responsible for "repenting" in some way. He eventually hardens up as time passes, and even opens up Es to an emotional perspective.

Main characters

Amanohokosaka Mei
Amanohokosaka Mei天ノ矛坂 冥 
AliasesAmanohokosaka Shrine Maiden
MeasurementsHeight: 159cm, Weight: 51kg
Birthday18 February
Hair, Hair Loopies, Hime Cut, Ponytail, Sidehair, Straight, Twin Tails, Violet, Waist Length+
Eyes, Violet
Body, Average Height, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Beret, Bikini, Boots, Bracelet, Chain Jewellery, Decorative Belt, Furisode, Gothic, High Heels, Jacket, Kimono, Leggings, Ribbon Hair Tie, School Uniform
Items, Mobile Phone
Personality, Blunt, Cautious, Mysterious, Otaku, Sharp-tongued, Short-tempered, Tsundere, Watashi
Role, Daughter, Friend, Half-orphan, High School Student, Kouhai, Magician, Miko, Wealthy
Engages in, Fighting, Investigation, Sarcasm, Swimming, Teasing
Subject of, Mental Affliction, Teasing, Wounding
Voiced byMinase Inori


Hobbies: Bass, paranormal research
Likes: Music (all genres), curios
Dislikes: Magic Guild, anything mainstream

Mei Amanohokosaka is one of the characters in XBlaze – Code: Embryo and a descendant of the Azure Shrine Maiden, protecting the Wadatsumi area for generations to prevent the resurrection of the Black Beast. Her parents were present at the Wadatsumi Mass Vanish Incident, where her mother disappeared and her father had his soul drained but his body was still left intact. Mei has a huge distrust and hate for the Magic Guild after they attempted to bring down the Amanohokosaka family by making them lose money and trust.

Personality-wise, Mei is hostile to all she meets. She is extremely hostile towards Kuon due to her being from the Magic Guild. However, this usual hostility that is presented to everyone can usually be avoided by presenting excellent manners, and treating Mei as a pampered princess. Yet, despite this hostility, she and Kuon overcome their differences bonding over their tragedies of having lost a parent. The both of them argue constantly, but they remain firm friends despite this. Like many a teenager, Mei frequently blogs, and has been known to use text speech when updating her TOi; on top of this, she is an avid anime watcher, and is critical of what others watch, suggesting that Kuon watches 'B-tier slice-of-life crap'. Underneath her hypercritical attitude, Mei is secretly quite caring of those around her, especially with family - effectively surrendering her freedom to the whims of the Mitsurugi Agency just so her family could live on. When angered, Mei has been known to swear in a colorful manner.

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AliasesMitsurugi Es
MeasurementsHeight: 149cm, Weight: 38kg
Birthday15 October
Hair, Ahoge, Blond, Braid, Sidehair, V Bangs, Waist Length+
Eyes, Amber, Central Heterochromia, Green
Body, Average Height, E+ Cup, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Armband, Blouse, Boots, Collar, Dress, High Heels, Necktie, Overall, Pantyhose, Puffy Sleeves, Ribbon Hair Tie, School Swimsuit, School Uniform
Items, Named Weapon, Sword
Personality, Cold-hearted, Coodere, Honest, Ignorant, Mysterious, Obedient, Stoic, Stubborn, Sweets Lover, Watashi
Role, Classmate, High School Student, Roommate, Transfer Student
Engages in, Bridal Carry, Fighting, Investigation, Planning, Swimming, Unarmed Fighting
Subject of
Voiced byNomura Mayuka


Hobbies: Intelligence gathering
Likes: Pudding
Dislikes: Japanese pears

Es is one of the main characters in XBlaze – Code: Embryo and a playable character in the console version of Blazblue: Central Fiction. Es is a member of the Mitsurugi Agency, tasked with hunting down the Drive-Infected Patient's so they could be treated for their unfortunately terminal condition. Emotionless, steady, and objective focused.
Es is the perfect soldier, her mission always comes first. When she first met Touya Kagari, she did not care for him or any other person, being willing to hurt and even kill others that she was 'friends' with just so she could complete a mission. If Es did not understand a term, mainly because of the informality or colloquial speech, then she would forwardly ask what said term means, leading to unique, and awkward situations. For a time, she possessed no opinions due to her little interaction with people outside of the Agency, as well as this, Es possessed a habit of taking things too literally, annoying Touya as he put up with her awkward social tendencies.
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[Taken from Blazblue Wiki]

Kuon Glamred Stroheim
Kuon Glamred Stroheim久音=グラムレッド=シュトルハイム 
AliasesFire Empress Stroheim, Amazon
MeasurementsHeight: 161cm, Weight: 49kg
Birthday21 September
Hair, Blond, Hime Cut, Parted to Side, Straight, Twin Tails, V Bangs, Waist Length+
Eyes, Blue
Body, Average Height, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Bikini, Dress, Knee-high Socks, Miniskirt, Ribbon Hair Tie, School Uniform, Thigh-high Stockings, Vest
Items, Spear
Personality, Bookworm, Disciplinarian, Friendly, Hotblooded, Insightful, Smart, Watashi
Role, Apprentice, Classmate, Comrade, Daughter, Friend, Half-orphan, Half-sister, High School Student, Magician, Transfer Student, Younger Sister
Engages in, Fighting, Investigation, Martial Arts, Reading, Swimming
Subject of
Voiced byKondou Yui


Hobbies: Research, reading, internet, etc.
Likes: Libraries, curry
Dislikes: Shiitake mushrooms

Kuon is one of the main characters in XBlaze – Code: Embryo. An apprentice at the Magic Guild of the Magister's City: Ishana, Kuon is a daughter of the infamously powerful Stroheim family, it's believed that because of her potential strength in the magical arts, that she will be the first in line to earn the privilege to become one of the Ten Sages; something that has not been seen in a very long time. After the murder of her father by her brother Sechs, the elders of the Magic Guild instructed her to go to New Yokozaki City to hunt him down and bring him to justice, giving her the Legacy Weapon, Sealed Spear: Izayoi in order to do the deed.

Kuon is a very hot-headed young woman. She has no tolerance for any form of malfeasance and will often try to become a white knight to those in need, of which often lands her in trouble. As well as this, she has a legendary temper, leading to her moniker; "Fire Empress Stroheim".

Even though she is somewhat hot-headed, Kuon is a bright young woman with an intelligent head on her shoulders. She has good classical knowledge, easily recognizing a butchered quote from Augustus Caesar, and suggesting that a quote from Caligula would have been better.

A considerable threat in combat, Kuon's magical prowess is beyond that of the average mage, having developed considerable mastery over the element of fire. On top of her mastery of fire, Kuon can form barriers, and wards. She is also perceptively keen, being able to detect details quicker than other characters in the cast.

[From Blazblue Wiki]

Side characters

MeasurementsHeight: 162cm, Weight: 49kg
Birthday10 April
Hair, Blond, Curtained, Parted in Middle, Spiky, Waist Length+
Eyes, Amber
Body, Average Height, Young-adult
Clothes, Catsuit, Crop Top, Fur Coat, High Heels Boots, Panties, Ribbon Tie, Scarf, Sunglasses, Thigh-high Boots
Personality, Confident, Deredere, Manipulative, Secretive, Stylish
Role, Antagonist, Magician
Engages in, Fighting
Subject of
Voiced byYoshida Seiko


Hobbies: Reading, fashion, relaxation
Likes: Secrets
Dislikes: Filth

One of the main antagonists of Code: Embryo and a member of the Ten Sages. Devoted to Sechs, Acht is a confident young woman who is a master of manipulation. Despite being enemies with Kuon and several others, she often gives them helpful advice when they prove their combat prowess to her. She hates the weak and those that whine, finding Touya in particular to be extremely annoying. If someone had thoroughly annoyed her, she would attempt to kill them with her magic; something she is cockily confident in.

Brain Cat
Brain Catブレインキャット 
Eyes, Red, Round, Unnatural Sclera
Body, Kemonomimi, Tail
Clothes, Ribbon Tie, Shorts
Role, Cat, Living Doll, Mascot Character
Voiced byYahagi Sayuri


Ripper's small cat doll. While its name is never explicitly mentioned, it's actually a character from a world-famous cartoon series.

Elise Von Klagen
Elise Von Klagenエルス=フォン=クラーゲン 
MeasurementsHeight: 158cm, Weight: 50kg
Birthday1 April
Hair, Blue, Blunt Bangs, Long, Parted in Middle, Sidehair, Straight
Eyes, Violet
Body, Average Height, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Boots, Collar, Cuffs, Detached Sleeves, Hairpin, Headband, Knee-high Socks, Miniskirt, Pleated Skirt
Personality, Hardworker, Kind, Proactive, Refined, Smart
Role, Friend, Hacker, Homosexual, Magician, Roommate
Engages in, Cosplay, Fighting
Voiced byYamamoto Nozomi


Hobbies: Hacking, historical dramas
Likes: Kuon, Japanese dramas
Dislikes: Being separated from Kuon

Kuon's long-time friend and a messenger for the Magic Guild. She has a deep infatuation for her, doing anything to be next to her side, and the only person who understands Kuon's feelings and what she is going through.

Seemingly a paragon of politeness, Elise has won the approval of even Mei, a woman who hates members of the Magic Guild. Her love for Japanese culture extends to her having a longing for travelling all around it. She is praised for her perfect grades, earnest behaviour, and hard work, being a sensible worker with impeccable manners. She does have childish quirks, however, being likely to do immature acts for Kuon's attention, even though she generally has it to begin with.

[From Blazblue Wiki]

Kamewari Akira
Kamewari Akira瓶割 晃 
MeasurementsHeight: 178cm, Weight: 67kg
Birthday21 September
Hair, Orange, Parted in Middle, Short, Spiky Bangs
Eyes, Brown
Body, Average Height
Clothes, Swim Shorts
Personality, Funny, Ore, Otaku, Rebellious, Stubborn
Role, Friend, High School Student, Living Alone, Wealthy
Engages in, Shopping, Swimming, Teasing
Subject of, Teasing
Voiced byHosoya Yoshimasa


Hobbies: Games, manga
Likes: Hanging out with friends
Dislikes: Being lectured

Touya's friend who is in a different class than him. His parents live abroad and he has been living on his own since the end of junior high. He is rich and good looking, but he is easily flattered and is known for being "unfortunately handsome". Despite his good looks and wealth, he is a social pariah due to his personality.

Generally acting as the comedy relief, Akira has bouts of jealously towards Touya and his ever-growing group of females. Despite this comedic personality and ability to be easily flattered, he has a serious underside, showing no fear to a gang of thugs threatening to assault him. Like Touya, he isn't a fan of violence, but he dislikes being seen as weak.

Marcelyn F. Mercury
Marcelyn F. Mercuryマーセリン=F=マーキュリー 
AliasesAkai Ringo, 赤城 林檎, Zwei, Great Magician of the Blue Flame
MeasurementsHeight: 173cm, Weight: 55kg
Birthday5 November
Hair, Blond, Long, Multicolored, Pink, Red, Sidehair, Spiky Bangs, Twin Braids
Eyes, Blue
Body, Average Height, E+ Cup, Pale, Young-adult
Clothes, Bandages, Cape, Capelet, Polo Shirt, Slippers, Wristband
Items, Bag
Personality, Carefree, Confident, Eccentric, Lazy, Outgoing, Secretive, Whimsical
Role, Cook, Coworker
Engages in, Cooking, Disguise
Voiced byMatsuura Chie
MeasurementsHeight: 179cm, Weight: 61kg
Hair, Multicolored, Short, Spiky Bangs, Violet
Eyes, Green, Kitsuneme, Red
Body, Average Height, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Eyepatch, Sports Shoes, Trousers
Items, Mobile Phone, Smoke Grenade, Stuffed Toy
Personality, Cruel, Manipulative, Sly, Violent, Whimsical
Role, Antagonist, Serial Killer
Engages in, Fighting, Mass Murder, Sadism
Subject of, Insanity
Voiced bySuzumura Ken'ichi


Hobbies: Wanton slaughter, hunting
Likes: Fun
Dislikes: Boredom

The major antagonist of Code: Embryo. An insane sadistic serial killer, he has murdered a large number of people and disposed of them haphazardly and is known for being an SS-ranked criminal. More crazed and psychopathic than one could believe, Ripper is nothing short of twisted and sadistic. Despite possessing a Crystal and being utterly devoid of any positive emotion, Ripper is fully mentally capable, being clearly able to devise cunning strategies to give him an advantage in combat. Ripper only gets any real joy out of his opponents helplessness and scared emotions, and in order to help strike fear and panic into his prey's hearts, he also possesses multiple bombs that are molotov-like in their design as they ignite the area around them.

MeasurementsHeight: 183cm, Weight: 68kg
Birthday6 June
Hair, Ahoge, Black, Long, Multicolored, Shaggy, Sidehair, Spiky Bangs, White
Eyes, Green, Hosome
Body, Muscular, Nail Polish, Pale, Tall, Young-adult
Clothes, Blazer, Jacket, Shirt, Trousers
Personality, Cold-hearted, Genius, Mysterious, Ore, Taciturn
Role, Antagonist, Half-brother, Half-orphan, Magician, Older Brother, Son
Engages in, Fighting, Murder
Subject of
Voiced bySugita Tomokazu


Hobbies: Debate, philosophy
Likes: Truth
Dislikes: Futility

One of the main antagonists of Code: Embryo and one of the Ten Sages. A Magician with the title of 6 in the Ten Sages, Sechs is a magical genius who was chosen to be a Saint at the mere age of 18. He has a vast amount of skills and his knowledge in the fields of magic are incredible; he is well known for being one of the first to explore magic-induced gravity fields, with not a single person being able to master the field besides him.

Cold, mysterious, and unreadable. No one can tell what Sechs is thinking, being silent and keeping all he can to himself. He rarely speaks, even to his fellow Sages, and when he does, each word is filled with a passively strong tone that gives off a sense of wisdom and enlightenment. Sechs demonstrates a small amount of cockiness and self-worth, and finds that he is above fighting with some individuals, but doesn't wish to dirty his hands.

Unomaru Souichirou
Unomaru Souichirou鵜丸 総一朗 
MeasurementsHeight: 180cm, Weight: 65kg
Birthday20 March
Hair, Blue, Bob Cut, Parted in Middle
Eyes, Amber
Body, Pale, Slim, Tall, Young-adult
Clothes, Ankle Boots, Coat, Glasses, High Heels Boots, Lab Coat, Scarf, Swim Brief, Trousers, Turtleneck Shirt
Items, Mobile Phone
Personality, Cold-hearted, Curious, Eccentric, Hardworker, Pragmatic, Relaxed
Role, Management, Orphan, Scientist
Engages in, Planning
Subject of
Voiced bySakurai Takahiro


Hobbies: Observing the human condition
Likes: Cute things
Dislikes: Arguing

Souichirou is the director of Mitsurugi Agency Shin-Yokohama's seventh laboratory branch, and the one who gives direct orders to both Mei and Es. Eccentric and big-headed, Souichirou's real motives have always remained a mystery to everyone who knows him. After the loss of his parents, he developed a dangerous philosophy about humans and how they work, although few could tell because of his bizarre persona. He often introduces himself with an odd title, usually to do with being the 'patron Saint of children'. He is also a hypocrite of his own beliefs: while he states everything he does is for the sake of humanity, he shows a total lack of empathy for them.

[From Blazblue Wiki]