Akaya Akashiya Ayakashino

あかやあかしやあやかしの

TitleAkaya Akashiya Ayakashino
Original titleあかやあかしやあやかしの
AliasesAkaAka, Of the Red, the Light, and the Ayakashi
LengthMedium (10 - 30 hours)
DeveloperHaccaWorks*
PublishersHaccaWorks* & Noctiluca
Xinyou zhi Yu
rikoren
Kae Pro
LinksWikipedia (en), Wikidata, VNStat
Shops» US$ 109.99 @ PlayAsia

Description

On the outskirts of Utsuwa City is a shrine, where a boy named Yue was born and raised. One day, led by his childhood friend Kurogitsune, he goes to play at the big winter festival. Brilliantly lit paper lanterns, noisy human figures. Seeing the outside world for the first time in his life, Yue comes across two mysterious boys. When he returns to the mountain he informs the shrine mistress Mikoto of what happened, and she tells him this......to prepare for "The Meal."
(translated by Kestrel)

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Protagonist

Yue
MeasurementsHeight: 174cm
HairShort, Straight, White
EyesAmber
BodyAverage Height, Pale, Slim, Teen
ClothesMask, Sandals, Scarf, Shirt, Trousers
PersonalityCarefree, Curious, Friendly, Honest, Mysterious, Ore, Sleepyhead
RoleNon-human
Subject ofWeakness
Voiced byTachibana Shinnosuke

Description

The protagonist is a carefree young man, living life at his own pace. Having never left the temple he was born and raised in, Yue’s norm is filled with the supernatural, such as shape-shifting fox spirits and talking, flying fish. He is often tired and notorious for sleeping while standing and even passing out in random places. However, he’s troubled by dreams filled with red camellia. Yue always carries a fox mask which was supposedly given to him by Kurogitsune.

Main characters

Kurogitsune黒狐
MeasurementsHeight: 158cm
HairLong, Ponytail, Straight, Violet
EyesGreen, Slit Pupils
BodyFurry Tail, Kemonomimi, Pale, Short, Slim, Teen, Younger Appearance
ClothesCeremonial Japanese Clothing, Eyepatch, Hakama
PersonalityEmotional, Loud, Loyal, Opposite Gender Voiced, Ore, Ore-sama, Outgoing, Protective, Tsundere
RoleFox, Friend, Youkai
Engages inShapeshifting
Voiced byShindou Kei

Description

Kurogitsune (literally “black fox”) is a feisty and excitable fox spirit usually found in the company of Yue. He can take either a fox or human form, although he retains his ears and tail. As a resident of the temple, Kurogitsune’s role is to protect Yue. He clearly knows something about Yue’s past, but casually deflects any questions. Unlike Yue, Kurogitsune occasionally descends from the mountain into town alone. However, he is not fond of humans, only their food.

Sagano嵯峨野
MeasurementsHeight: 181cm
HairEye Covering, Green, Short
EyesRed
BodyMagic Tattoo, Mole, Pale, Slim, Tall
ClothesBoots, Hood, Scarf
PersonalityFood Lover, Mysterious, Ore
RoleAntagonist, Non-human
Engages inFighting
Voiced byToriumi Kousuke

Description

A mysterious man with elaborate facial markings who casually dons what appears to be a bloody fox tail muffler. Sagano seemingly knows a good deal about both Yue’s identity and the source of Yue’s troubled dreams, but he discloses no information. Sagano is often seen with a cold smirk on his face. Kurogitsune notes that the only time Sagano doesn’t appear dangerous or threatening is when he's eating.

Tochika Akiyoshi遠近 秋良
MeasurementsHeight: 178cm
HairGreen, Short, Straight
EyesPink
BodyAverage Height, Pale, Slim, Teen
ClothesCoat, Glasses, Mask, Scarf, School Uniform
PersonalityDistrustful, Ore, Serious, Shy, Strange, Strict, Stubborn, Tsundere
RoleHigh School Student, Onzoushi, Son, Unpopular
Subject ofIllness
Voiced bySakurai Takahiro

Description

Akiyoshi is a high school boy who is sensitive to the supernatural. Thus, he fancies himself as a protector of the town. In reality, Akiyoshi is an awkward boy who wears a mask to curb his allergies. Believing he senses a fox spirit inside of Yue, Akiyoshi is wary, yet still drawn to him. To Yue, Akiyoshi appears as a distinguishable human being, meaning they share a special fate…

Tsubaki Tougo椿 灯吾
MeasurementsHeight: 174cm
HairBlond, Short, Straight
EyesBlue
BodyAverage Height, Pale, Slim, Teen
ClothesHeadphones, Scarf, School Uniform
PersonalityMature, Ore
RoleClassmate, High School Student, Older Brother, Son
Engages inCooking
Voiced byMizushima Takahiro

Description

Tsubaki is a high school boy who hates the red flowers he was named after. He lives with his dad and his younger sister Hina in a house surrounded by camellia. At the winter festival, Tsubaki stood out from all the faceless people and caught Yue’s interest. Both Tsubaki and Kurogitsune seemed nervous about this encounter, but Tsubaki quickly recollected himself. Aloof to a fault, Tsubaki keeps everyone at a comfortable distance. Sagano offhandedly commented that Tsubaki is a liar, even to himself.

Side characters

Mikoto-no-Nushiミコトの主
AliasesMiko-sama
MeasurementsHeight: 112cm
HairBlunt Bangs, Hikimayu, Intake, Short, Sidehair, White
EyesAmber, Slit Pupils
BodyKemonomimi, Kid, Makeup, Multiple Tails, Pale, Short, Slim, Younger Appearance
ClothesKimono, Ribbon Hair Tie, Sandals, Veil
PersonalityMysterious, Washi, Whimsical
RoleDeity, Fox, Youkai
Voiced bySawashiro Miyuki

Description

The god of the temple. Although she looks like a young girl, Mikoto is an old, powerful spirit. She has 8 tails visible, one short of being a nine-tailed fox spirit. Mikoto’s orders are absolute to the temple residents. However, she dotes on Yue. When she learned Yue found people of interest after he snuck to town, Mikoto retracted her ban. Her new orders are for Yue to become close to those people, ominously stating they are a necessity to Yue.

Nagi
HairBlack, Parted to Side, Straight, Twin Braids, Waist Length+
EyesBlue
BodyPale, Slim, Teen, Younger Appearance
ClothesGlasses, School Uniform, Skirt
PersonalityReserved, Stoic
RoleYoukai
Voiced byNakajima Saki

Description

Nagi is calm and quiet. While she and Saku appear to be cute, young girls, these two are strong spirits who will forcibly drive anyone out of their territory. Although they don’t care for the temple residents and act independently, they are both fond of Yue.

Saku
HairLong, Pink, Sidehair, Wavy
EyesGreen
BodyPale, Slim, Teen, Younger Appearance
ClothesEyepatch, Ribbon Tie, School Uniform, Sweater
PersonalityKind, Mischievous, Stubborn
RoleYoukai
Engages inTeasing
Voiced byHorie Yui

Description

Saku is mischievous and teasing. While she and Nagi appear to be cute, young girls, these two are strong spirits who will forcibly drive anyone out of their territory. Although they don’t care for the temple residents and act independently, they are both fond of Yue.

Tsubaki Hina椿 灯奈
HairBlond, Side Tail, Straight
EyesGreen
BodyKid, Pale, Slim
ClothesKindergarten Uniform, Rubber Band With Beads
PersonalityImmature, Kind
RoleDaughter, Kindergartener, Younger Sister
Voiced byYukana

Description

Tougo’s little sister. Hina looks like an ordinary young girl, but she’s attuned to the supernatural and sensed the true identity of the goldfish spirits while in their human forms and vaguely warned Sora of the danger. Inexplicably, Hina also lied to keep Sora from meeting her brother.

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