Touhou Characters Overview

Appearance, Names, and Theme Songs

Illustrations by Socha
(Jump to: Touhou 6, 7, 7.5, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11, 12, 12.5, 13, 13.5, 14, 14.5, 15, 15.5, 16)

Main Characters
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REIMU HAKUREI

Shrine Maiden of Paradise


Theme Song(s):
  • Maiden's Capriccio ~ Dream Battle
  • Maiden's Capriccio
  • Eastern Mystic Love Consultation
  • Spring Lane ~ Colorful Path
  • Dichromatic Lotus Butterfly ~ Ancients
  • Dichromatic Lotus Butterfly ~ Red and White
  • Witching Dream
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MARISA KIRISAME

Extremely Ordinary Magician


Theme Song(s):
  • Love-Colored Master Spark
  • Love Colored Magic
  • Vessel of Stars ~ Casket of Star
  • Magus Night
  • Oriental Dark Flight
  • The Witches' Ball
  • Dim.Dream
Touhou 6: Embodiment of the Scarlet Devil
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RUMIA

Manipulator of Darkness
[Stage 1 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Apparitions Stalk the Night
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DAIYOUSEI

Greater Fairy of the Misty Lake
[Stage 2 Mid-boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • N/A
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CIRNO

Idiot Ice Fairy
[Stage 2 Boss]
[Also Main Character of Touhou 12.8]


Theme Song(s):
  • Tomboyish Girl in Love
  • Adventure of the Lovestruck Tomboy
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HONG MEILING

Gatekeeper of the Scarlet Devil Mansion
[Stage 3 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Shanghai Alice of Meiji 17
  • Shanghai Teahouse ~ Chinese Tea
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KOAKUMA

Assistant Devil of the Great Library
[Stage 4 Mid-boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • N/A
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PATCHOULI KNOWLEDGE

Resident Magical Librarian of the Scarlet Devil Mansion
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Locked Girl ~ The Girl's Secret Room
  • Voile, the Magic Library
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SAKUYA IZAYOI

Time Manipulating, Knife Throwing Chief Maid
[Stage 5 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Flowering Night
  • Lunar Clock ~ Luna Dial
  • The Maid and the Pocket Watch of Blood
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REMILIA SCARLET

Vampire Princess, The Scarlet Devil in the Flesh
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Septette for a Dead Princess
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FLANDRE SCARLET

Sister of the Devil, The Abandoned Harbinger of Death
[EX Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • U.N. Owen was Her?
Touhou 7: Perfect Cherry Blossom
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LETTY WHITEROCK

Youkai of Winter, Manipulator of the Cold
[Stage 1 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Crystallized Silver
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CHEN

Black Cat of Bad Omens, Shikigami of Ran Yakumo
[Stage 2 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Diao ye Zong (Withered Leaf)
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ALICE MARGATROID

Seven-Colored Puppeteer of the Forest of Magic
[Stage 3 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Doll Judgement ~ The Girl who Played with People's Shapes
  • Plastic Mind
  • The Grimoire of Alice
  • The Doll Maker of Bucresti
  • Doll Judgement
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LILY WHITE

Herald of Spring
[Stage 4 Mid-boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • N/A
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LUNASA PRISMRIVER

Poltergeist Violinist of the Prismriver Sisters
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Ghostly Band ~ Phantom Ensemble
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MERLIN PRISMRIVER

Poltergeist Trumpeter of the Prismriver Sisters
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Ghostly Band ~ Phantom Ensemble
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LYRICA PRISMRIVER

Poltergeist Pianist of the Prismriver Sisters
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Ghostly Band ~ Phantom Ensemble
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YOUMU KONPAKU

Half-Phantom Gardener of Hakugyokurou
[Stage 5 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Hiroari Shoots and Strange Bird ~ Till When?
  • Mystic Oriental Dream ~ Ancient Temple
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YUYUKO SAIGYOUJI

Manipulator of Death, The Ghost Princess of Hakugyokurou
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Bloom Nobly, Cherry Blossoms of Sumizome ~ Border of Life
  • Border of Life
  • Ghost Lead
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RAN YAKUMO

Scheming Nine-Tailed Fox, Shikigami of Yukari Yakumo
[EX Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • A Maiden's Illusionary Funeral ~ Necro-Fantasy
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YUKARI YAKUMO

Manipulator of Boundaries, High-Youkai of Gensokyo
[Phantasm Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Necrofantasia
  • Night Falls ~ Evening Star
  • Night Falls
Touhou 7.5: Immaterial and Missing Power
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SUIKA IBUKI

Free-Spirited Oni, Tiny Night Parade of a Hundred Demons
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Oni's Island in the Fairy Land ~ Missing Power
  • Broken Moon
Touhou 8: Imperishable Night
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WRIGGLE NIGHTBUG

Firefly of the Night, The Commander of Insects
[Stage 1 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Stirring an Autumn Moon ~ Mooned Insect
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MYSTIA LORELEI

Singing Night Sparrow, Inflictor of Blindness
[Stage 2 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Deaf to all but the Song
  • Deaf to all but the Song ~ Flower Mix
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KEINE KAMISHIRASAWA

Schoolteacher of the Human Village, Concealer of History
[Stage 3 Boss] [Human Form]


Theme Song(s):
  • Plain Asia
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TEWI INABA

Leader of Earth Rabbits, The White Rabbit of Eientei
[Stage 5 Mid-boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • White Flag of Usa Shrine
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REISEN UDONGEIN INABA

Manipulator of Insanity, The Moon Rabbit of Eientei
[Stage 5 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Lunatic Eyes ~ Invisible Full Moon
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EIRIN YAGOKORO

Exiled Lunarian, Medical Genius of the Moon
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Gensokyo Millennium ~ History of the Moon
  • Voyage 1969
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KAGUYA HOURAISAN

Immortal Lunarian Princess, Wielder of the 5 Impossible Requests
[True Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Bamboo Cutter Flight ~ Lunatic Princess
  • Voyage 1970
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KEINE KAMISHIRASAWA

The History Creating Half-Beast
[EX Mid-boss] [Hakutaku Form]


Theme Song(s):
  • N/A
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MOKOU FUJIWARA

The Crimson Watchguard, Unrelenting Rival of Kaguya Houraisan
[EX Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Reach for the Moon, Immortal Smoke
Touhou 9: Phantasmagoria of Flower View
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MEDICINE MELANCHOLY

Little Sweet Poison, The Poisonous Doll of Nameless Hill
[Playable and Boss Character]


Theme Song(s):
  • Poison Body ~ Forsaken Doll
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YUUKA KAZAMI

Flower Master of the Four Seasons
[Playable and Boss Character]


Theme Song(s):
  • Gensokyo, Past and Present ~ Flower Land
  • Lovely Mound of Cherry Blossoms ~ Flower of Japan
  • Sleeping Terror
  • Faint Dream ~ Inanimate Dream
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KOMACHI ONOZUKA

The Lazy Shinigami of the Sanzu River
[Playable and Boss Character]


Theme Song(s):
  • Higan Retour ~ Riverside View
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SHIKIEIKI YAMAXANADU

Supreme Judge of the Dead, Arbiter of Heaven and Hell
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Eastern Judgement in the Sixtieth Year ~ Fate of Sixty Years
Touhou 10: Mountain of Faith
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SHIZUHA AKI

The Goddess of Autumn Leaves
[Stage 1 Mid-Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • N/A
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MINORIKO AKI

The Goddess of Abundant Harvest
[Stage 1 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Because Princess Inada is Scolding Me
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HINA KAGIYAMA

Gatherer of the Misfortune of Humans
[Stage 2 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Dark Side of Fate
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NITORI KAWASHIRO

Aquatic Engineer, The Lateral-Thinking Kappa
[Stage 3 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Akutagawa Ryuunosuke's "Kappa" ~ Candid Friend
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MOMIJI INUBASHIRI

The White Wolf Tengu, Patroller of Youkai Mountain
[Stage 4 Mid-Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • N/A
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AYA SHAMEIMARU

Humble Tengu Reporter, CEO of Bunbunmaru Newspaper
[Stage 4 Boss]
[Also Main Character of Touhou 9.5 & 12.5]


Theme Song(s):
  • Wind God Girl
  • The Youkai Mountain ~ Mysterious Mountain
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SANAE KOCHIYA

Miracle Maker and Young Goddess of the Youkai Mountain
[Stage 5 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Faith is for the Transient People
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KANAKO YASAKA

Goddess of Wind and Rain, Deity of the Moriya Shrine
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • The Venerable Ancient Battlefield ~ Suwa Foughten Field
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SUWAKO MORIYA

The Highest of Native Gods, the Original Goddess of the Moriya Shrine
[EX Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Native Faith
  • Tomorrow Will be Special, Yesterday was Not
Touhou 10.5: Scarlet Weather Rhapsody
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IKU NAGAE

Atmospheric Observer, Envoy of the Dragon Palace
[Boss and Playable Character]


Theme Song(s):
  • Crimson in the Black Sea ~ Legendary Fish
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TENSHI HINANAWI

Girl of the Sphere of Neither Perception nor Non-Perception
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Catastrophe in Bhavaagra ~ Wonderful Heaven
  • Bhavaagra as Seen Through a Child's Mind
Touhou 11: Subterranean Animism
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KISUME

The Fearsome Well Spirit
[Stage 1 Mid-Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • N/A
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YAMAME KURODANI

Mood of Creeping Terror, Manipulator of Diseases
[Stage 1 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • The Sealed Away Youkai ~ Lost Place
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PARSEE MIZUHASHI

The Jealousy Beneath Earth's Crust, Green-Eyed Monster
[Stage 2 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Green-Eyed Jealousy
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YUUGI HOSHIGUMA

Wielder of Unexplainable Phenomenon
[Stage 3 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • A Flower-Studded Sake Dish on Mt. Ooe
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SATORI KOMEIJI

The Girl Even the Evil Spirits Fear, Reader of Minds
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Satori Maiden ~ 3rd Eye
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RIN KAENBYOU

Carrier of Corpses, Hell's Traffic Accident
[Stage 5 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Corpse Voyage ~ Be of good Cheer!
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UTSUHO REIUJI [OKUU]

Regulator of Hell's Blazing Fires, Yielder of Nuclear Fusion -- The Subterranean Sun
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Solar Sect of Mystic Wisdom ~ Nuclear Fusion
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KOISHI KOMEIJI

Manipulator of the Subconscious, The Closed Eyes of Love
[EX Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Hartmann's Youkai Girl
Touhou 12: Undefined Fantastic Object
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NAZRIN

The Dowser Little General
[Stage 1 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • A Tiny, Tiny, Clever Commander
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KOGASA TATARA

Pitiable Illegally Dumped Object, The Cheery Forgotten Umbrella
[Stage 2 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Beware the Umbrella Left There Forever
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ICHIRIN KUMOI

The Overwhelming Youkai Ascetic
[Stage 3 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • The Traditional Old Man and the Stylish Girl
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MINAMITSU MURASA

Miserable Expanse of the Ocean, Phantom Wrecker of Ships
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Captain Murasa
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SHOU TORAMARU

Disciple of Vaisravana, Treasure Hunter of Byakuren
[Stage 5 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • The Tiger Patterned Bishamonten
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BYAKUREN HIJIRI

The Sealed Great Magician, Itinerant Monk of the White Lotus
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Emotional Skyscraper ~ Cosmic Mind
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NUE HOUJUU

True Form of the Unidentified, The Unidentified Fantastic Flying Girl
[EX Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Heian Alien
Touhou 12.5: Double Spoiler
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HATATE HIMEKAIDOU

Modern Day Thoughtography Reporter of Kakashi Spirit News
[Boss and Unlockable Playable Character]


Theme Song(s):
  • N/A
Touhou 13: Ten Desires
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KYOUKO KASODANI

Embodiment of Echoes, The Normal and Commonplace Yamabiko
[Stage 2 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Youkai Girl at the Gate
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YOSHIKA MIYAKO

Loyal Undead, Guard of the Hall of Dreams' Great Mausoleum
[Stage 3 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Rigid Paradise
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SEIGA KAKU

Wicked Hermit, Unphased by the Solidity of Walls
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Old Yuanxian
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TOJIKO SOGA

Ghost of the Children of the Gods
[Stage 5 Mid-Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • N/A
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FUTO MONONOBE

Dead Nirvana Hermit from Ancient Japan, Master of Feng Shui
[Stage 5 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Legend of the Great Gods
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MIKO TOYOSATOMIMI

Shoutoku Taoist, Listener of Ten Desires
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Shoutoku Legend ~ True Administrator
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MAMIZOU FUTATSUIWA

Master of Disguise, the Bake-danuki with Ten Transformations
[EX Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Futatsuiwa from Sado
  • Futatsuiwa from Gensokyo
Touhou 13.5: Hopeless Masquerade
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KOKORO HATA

The Expressive Poker Face, Manipulator of Emotions
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • The Lost Emotion
Touhou 14: Double Dealing Character
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WAKASAGI-HIME

Mermaid Living in Fresh Water
[Stage 1 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Mermaid from the Uncharted Land
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SEKIBANKI

The Rokurokubi Horror
[Stage 2 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Dullahan Under the Willows
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KAGEROU IMAIZUMI

The Bamboo Forest's Loup-Garou
[Stage 3 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Lonesome Werewolf
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YATSUHASHI TSUKUMO

Tsukumogami of an Aging Koto
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Illusionary Shamisen Recital
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BENBEN TSUKUMO

Tsukumogami of an Aging Biwa
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Illusionary Shamisen Recital
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SEIJA KIJIN

Counterattacking Amanojaku
[Stage 5 Boss]
[Also Main Character of Touhou 14.3]


Theme Song(s):
  • Reverse Ideology
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SHINMYOUMARU SUKUNA

Lilliput of the Shining Needle, Miracle Mallet Princess
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Inchlings of the Shining Needle ~ Little Princess
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RAIKO HORIKAWA

The Phantasmal Percussionist
[EX Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Primordial Beat ~ Pristine Beat
Touhou 14.5: Urban Legend in Limbo
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KASEN IBARAKI

Menace! The One-Armed, Horned Hermit
[Boss and Playable Character]


Theme Song(s):
  • Battlefield of the Flower Threshold
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SUMIREKO USAMI

Expose the Esoteric! The Secret Sealing Club's First President
[Final Boss and Playable Character]


Theme Song(s):
  • Last Occultism ~ Esotericist of the Present World
Touhou 15: Legacy of Lunatic Kingdom
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SEIRAN

The Pale Blue Eagle Ravi
[Stage 1 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • The Rabbit has Landed
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RINGO

The Orange Eagle Ravi
[Stage 2 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Pumpkin of September
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DOREMY SWEET

Ruler of Dreams
[Stage 3 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Eternal Spring Dream
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SAGUME KISHIN

Goddess who Invites Unfortunate Slips of the Tongue
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • The Wheel of Fortune Turning Over
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CLOWNPIECE

Fairy of Hell
[Stage 5 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Pierrot of the Star-Spangled Banner
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JUNKO

(Redacted)
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Pure Furies ~ Whereabouts of the Heart
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HECATIA LAPISLAZULI

Goddess of Hell
[EX Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Pandemonic Planet
Touhou 15.5: Antinomy of Common Flowers
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JOON YORIGAMI

The Most Despicable and Disastrous Younger Twin Sister
[Final Boss and Playable Character]


Theme Song(s):
  • Tonight Stars an Easygoing Egoist
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SHION YORIGAMI

The Most Despicable and Disastrous Elder Twin Sister
[Final Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Tonight Stars an Easygoing Egoist
Touhou 16: Hidden Star in Four Seasons
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ETERNITY LARVA

The Butterfly Fairy who Approaches God
[Stage 1 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • A Midsummer Fairy's Dream
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NEMUNO SAKATA

The Mountain Hag who Surpasses This Floating World's Barriers
[Stage 2 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • A Deep-Mountain Encounter
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AUNN KOMANO

The Guardian Beast Devoted to Shintoism and Buddhism
[Stage 3 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • A Pair of Divine Beasts
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NARUMI YATADERA

Magical Jizo who Manifested in the Foreste
[Stage 4 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • The Magic Straw-Hat Jizo
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MAI TEIREIDA

All-Too-Dangerous Backup Dancers
[Stage 5 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Crazy Backup Dancers
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SATONO NISHIDA

All-Too-Dangerous Backup Dancers
[Stage 5 Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • Crazy Backup Dancers
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OKINA MATARA

The Ultimate, Absolute Secret God
[Final Boss & EX Boss]


Theme Song(s):
  • The Concealed Four Seasons
  • Secret God Matara ~ Hidden Star in All Seasons