Arcana ~Hikari to Yami no Ecstasys~
|Title||Arcana ~Hikari to Yami no Ecstasys~|
|Length||Medium (10 - 30 hours)|
|Publishers||Ciel & Mints & Space Project Co., Ltd.|
|Shops||» JP¥ 2618 @ DLsite (jpn)|
A young vagabond with a mysterious past named Caprese, down on his luck, meets an old man who tells him of Icons, the essence of a person's spirit and determiner of their destiny. Remarkably, Caprese has no Icon of his own, having instead the ability to copy the Icon of those he meets. With the fairy Primo at his side he goes on a journey, using his power to try to obtain the Four Great Icons, as the one who possesses them may become Lord of the World, and Caprese finds himself at the centre of the eternal war between the powers of Light and Darkness.
|Body||Olive, Slim, Young-adult|
|Clothes||Belt, Rags, Ring, Shirt, Trousers|
|Role||Homeless, Not a Virgin, Orphan, Poor, Vagabond|
The main protagonist of the story, a young vagabond with a mysterious past who aimlessly travels throughout the lands. His Arcana is the Fool.
|Body||Bat Wings, Demon Tail, Fang, Horns, Pointed Ears, Slim, Tiny, Unnatural Skin Tone|
|Clothes||Corset, Evening Gloves, Panties, Thigh-high Boots|
|Role||Antagonist, Demon, Fairy|
A demonic fairy, who has been accompanying Tombeau the way Primo accompanies Caprese. Her Arcana is The Devil.
|Hair||Blond, Waist Length+|
|Clothes||Crown, Dress, Evening Gloves, Necklace, Torn Clothing|
|Subject of||Enchainment, Kidnapping|
The beautiful daughter of the Hierophant Hymnus. Her Arcana is The World.
|Clothes||Apron, Hairpin, Hair Tie, Pinafore Dress, Torn Clothing|
|Subject of||Other Route Death|
Lucia Lila is a kind peasant woman who runs a day-care and orphanage at a village. She possesses one of the Four Great Icons and her Arcana is Temperance.
|Body||Insect Wings, Pointed Ears, Slim, Tiny|
A fairy summoned by the Maestro who accompanies Caprese on his travels. Her Arcana is the Wheel of Fortune.
|Hair||Black, Spiky Bangs, Waist Length+|
|Clothes||Guimpe, Headband, Hood, Robe, Torn Clothing|
|Role||Nun, Psychic, Spy, Telepath|
A nun with strange powers, known as the Eyes of the Hierophant. She works as a spy, as well as the Hierophant's chief Inquisitor, her ability to see into the hearts and minds of people very useful in both roles. Her Arcana is Judgement.
|Hair||Blond, Ringlet, Waist Length+|
|Body||Big Breast Sizes, Young-adult|
|Clothes||Crown, Dress, Necklace|
A young and wealthy noblewoman distantly related to the Hierophant's family who rules a prosperous city that is a hub of trade. Orphaned at a young age she was raised by her family retainers to become a great noble lady, but she is bored with her life. She possesses one of the Four Great Icons, and her Arcana is the Empress.
|Hair||Black, Long, Parted to Side, Sidehair, Straight|
|Body||Pale, Slim, Young-adult|
|Clothes||Capelet, Crown, Glasses, Robe|
The niece of the Hierophant Hymnus, who is a lady ruling a major town. Since her late father was the elder brother of Hymnus, she should have become Hierophant instead, but she willingly gave up claims to the position to her uncle and confined herself to her town and library. She is a great intellectual and is one of the few who knows of the ancient lore of the Icons. Her Arcana is The High Priestess.
|Hair||Blue, Bob Cut, Short|
|Clothes||Pendant Necklace, Pinafore Dress|
A pretty young peasant woman Caprese meets in his travels. A band of brigands is running a protection racket against her village and her parents are forced to send her to them as the village's tribute to them for the year. Her Arcana is The Sun.
|Clothes||Gauntlet, Plate Armor|
The Grand Master of the Holy Order of Knights. In addition to defending the borders of the Hierophant's lands, she and her knights are also tasked with enforcing the rule of law in the land, and she is very strict when it comes to the Commandments of the god Mithras. Her Arcana is Justice.
|Hair||Black, Curtained, Short|
|Body||Olive, Reverse-trap, Scar, Young-adult|
|Clothes||Gauntlet, Headband, Mail Armor, Torn Clothing|
|Role||Commander, Not a Virgin|
The commander of the armies in the north, fighting against the infidel army with a rag-tag band of mercenaries and former brigands. She is a harsh commander and considers no tactic underhanded against what she considers the forces of Darkness. Her Arcana is the Chariot.
|Hair||Black, Spiky Bangs, Straight|
|Body||Pale, Slim, Young-adult|
|Clothes||Cloak, Torn Clothing|
|Role||Not a Virgin|
|Engages in||Mass Murder|
|Subject of||Enchainment, Psychosis|
A strange young woman, who appears to have murdered all the inhabitants of a village by poisoning their well. Her Arcana is Death.
|Clothes||Cloak, Crown, Robe|
|Role||Head of a Sect, Monarch|
The Hierophant of Mithras, and father of Harp. In addition to being head of the Mithraic religion he is also the sovereign monarch ruling the lands where most of the story takes place. He is deeply concerned with Caprese's progress and tries to see to it that he is directed toward the path of the Light. His Arcana is obviously the Hierophant.
|Body||Body Piercing, Mole, Slim, Tattoo, Young-adult|
|Clothes||Ankle Bracelet, Arm Cuffs, Bedlah, Bra, Bracelet, Forehead Necklace, Necklace, Panties, Pendant Earrings, Ring, Thigh Band, Transparent|
|Engages in||Dancing, Gambling|
A kind young exotic dancer who dances at a tavern in a red light district. Oddly enough, unlike the other dancers at her tavern, she does not engage in prostitution. Her Arcana is the Lovers.
|Hair||Beard, Brown, Moustache|
|Body||Adult, Giant, Muscular, Tall|
|Clothes||Helmet, Plate Armor|
The commander of the army of darkness. His arcana is the Emperor.
|Clothes||Cloak, Hood, Robe|
A mysterious old man who tells Caprese of the Icons. He appears to be in league with Tombeau. His Arcana is the Magician.
|Hair||Bald, Beard, Grey, Thick Eyebrows|
A hermit Caprese encounters in the forest. His Arcana is the Hermit.
|Body||Adult, Mole, Slim|
|Role||Not a Virgin, Peasant|
A strange woman who takes Caprese into her home. Her Arcana is The Moon.
|Hair||Brown, Curtained, Twin Tails|
A young singer, made into something of an idol by Danchou. Her Arcana is The Star, and she possesses one of the four Great Icons.
|Body||Dark, Kemonomimi, Tattoo, Young-adult|
|Clothes||Animal Pelt, Ankle Bracelet, Bracelet, Earrings, Loincloth, Necklace|
A feral young woman raised by a lion in the savannah. She is captured by Caprese's former master who plans to show her in his circus. Her Arcana is Strength.
Make an appearance
|Role||Mercenary, No Name, Thief|
|Engages in||Drinking, Theft|
The leader of a gang of brigands that ran a protection racket against Animato's village. Later he was forced into the army under Grandi's command.
|Clothes||Tailcoat, Top Hat|
|Role||Merchant, No Name, Slave Owner|
Caprese's former master, who is a wealthy man whose business interests include overseas trade and a circus. He enslaved Caprese at one point, and captured Vivace from the savannah, and tricked Silvia's parents into selling her to him so he could use her as an idol.