The inhabitants of the Millionaire Village. None of them came from wealth, but they all purchased a villa there at the age of 25 and all became rich. They were also blessed with beautiful wives and families.
This man used to live in Tokyo and work as a simple driver for a delivery service. 23 years ago in 1989, at the age of 25, he bought the eleventh villa. Since then, he's become the CEO of an airline company with 30 billion yen in assets.
Naoko Osato's young daughter. She surprised Rohan Kishibe in the woods investigating her house and runs away. Rohan tries to grab her but accidentally makes her trip, nearly killing her. It is revealed that she is possessed by the Mutsu-kabe Hill Yokai but Rohan wards it off by making the girl unable to notice Rohan's presence. She peacefully returns to her mother afterward.
A tall obese man who is bald except for a clump of hair at the top of his head. Rohan Kishibe mentions that he is an ordinary salaryman, has two children, and a chronic heart disease. Rohan also comments that he's a good man as he immediately tried to save Rohan when the latter fell on train tracks. During the obese man's encounter with Rohan, he was continually knocked over by passerbys because of strange insects named Coire electricus lorenzinia who were attracted to his diseased heart and then fed on the electrical impulses of his heart, killing him.
The interpreter is a beautiful woman hired by Rohan Kishibe in his trip to Italy to visit a Gucci factory and fix the Gucci Bag Stand. Even though he counted on her, she spent most of the time changing clothes at the boutique and claiming that Rohan was rude, his impoliteness not shared by her. Rohan often scolded her because of that, saying that there wouldn't be any problem if she just did her job. After fixing the Gucci Bag Stand, she got Rohan drunk and stole his money and passport.
He is one of the leather goods artisan of the Gucci brand and also one of Gucci's "skilled workers". He holds great respect for Frida Giannini and Gucci' traditions. He informs Rohan and his interpreter about Frida and the Gucci Bag Stand, warning Rohan about how he doesn't seem to know the bag's true purpose. The mangaka, however, doesn't seem to care about all his "maniacal information" and just wants the bag to be "fixed".
Two men working at a corn market. They suddenly find an Asian man collapsed underneath a sack of corn. They realize he's actually dead. One of them yells for someone to call a doctor, while another one yells to call the police.
The man at the confessional's daughter. She becomes possessed by the spirit of the asian vagrant. Its face appears on her tongue and gives her abnormal strength. The ghost leaves her body after killing her dad's servant.
A woman working at a model production agency who scouts Yoma Hashimoto while he is at Harajuku. She admires his features and becomes his manager after he accepts her offer. She convinces him that he needs to train his body as beautiful poses matter more than talent.
A fitness trainer at Yoma Hashimoto and Rohan Kishibe's gym. He has an odd training style where he lies about the number of reps that are left while his clients are training. He can say that they have three reps left but then ends up counting below zero onto negative numbers. However, he praises the progress of his clients and Yoma looks to him for advice.
A gym patron who goes to the same gym as Yoma Hashimoto. He makes a reservation with the fitness trainer one day. Yoma asks the trainer for advice that day but the trainer says he has to focus on his current client because of his reservation. The man continues doing sit-ups after Yoma's interruption, which angers Yoma.
Yoma later kills him on October 20 because he interfered with Yoma's training by reserving the trainer for himself. Yoma puts him in a choke-hold from behind and beats him against the wall until he dies. The man's body is hidden in the shower room ceiling, encased in cement.
Shunichi Ishimoto states that this character changed the most while adapting the one-shot chapter into an OVA. Araki told him to make the man as macho as Dwayne Johnson (The Rock), even though that wouldn't look anything like the original character. Ishimoto thought Araki was joking, but he seemed to be serious.
The manager of the gym that Yoma Hashimoto and Rohan Kishibe visits. He only appears in the OVA. The fitness trainer asks him what they should do because his personal client hasn't come to the gym for two weeks. The manager asks whether he was able to get in contact with him.
These two firefighters accompanied Rohan, Gaucher and Noguchi to the abandoned warehouse Z-13 to find the painting "Under the Moon", art of the painter Nizaemon Yamamura, in case the group got lost or something happened. When they found the painting, one of the firefighters had his skull pierced after moving closer to it. His body was sucked into the darkness in the ceiling. The remaining firefighter, once a war veteran, witnessed Gaucher die and recognized one of their attackers as someone who died in the battlefield. He asked himself how that was possible and begged for him to get away. Numerous gunshot wounds appeared on his body and he too was sucked into the darkness. Their bodies were never found and both were considered missing.
The grandfather of Rohan Kishibe. He lived with Rohan's grandma who owned an inn in the quarter of Morioh, S City. When he dies in 1994, his wife closes the inn and rents out the rooms. He later appears as a "ghost" summoned by the "Under the Moon" painting at the Louvre. He gets recognized by his grandson, who is terrified by his presence as he died 12 years prior.
A small unicorn who's escaped from the government and runs into Jolyne. The unicorn is entirely blue and has robotic large yellow eyes. The unicorn was found by Polpo and then thrown into a cage for experimentation by the government. It is implied Polpo mistreated it. The unicorn escaped its cage at an airport and met. It somehow fused with Jolyne's scarf and then suddenly became an adult unicorn. It also has absorbed the flower motif of Jolyne's scarf. It ran away successfully, leaving Jolyne with hope.
This man was a child murderer and master of disguises, having been wanted for 15 years. He was a paranoiac, startled by the most minimal sound and constantly told himself to not worry because nobody was able to catch up with him. He eventually started to live with Yamaoka, one of his acquaintance. Yoshikage Kira was assigned to kill him but had a time limit to do so, because this man's crime expired at midnight. Kira invaded his house and confronted the dog Rocky while picking up a knife. Kira made a pigeon out of the newspaper with his picture to startle the man, who shouted out of his window "pigeons or police or whatever! Try to get me if you can!". Now that Kira had his permission, he entered his room and stabbed the man on his back. Kira left the man bleeding on the floor and called the woman living with him, telling her to call the police.
A young beautiful woman whom Masago Ayashi agreed to bring to his yacht on a boating trip. She is only seen in her swimsuit. She dies when the yacht crashes onto a rock. Masago mentions once that he purposely drowned the woman to eat her corpse later.
Dolce stands on her corpse in the beginning of the manga, but is disturbed by the flies buzzing around her. Masago claims to himself that it wasn't his fault that the woman drowned, and blames her for making Masago crash his yacht by taking off her clothes and distracting him. He uses her purse to make an outfit for Dolce. Later, a cannibalistic Masago plans to eat her corpse, but realizes there are sharks lurking nearby when he sees only her foot on deck.
A pair of burglars who break into Rohan Kishibe's house, unaware that it is his house. The younger burglar is actually a fan of Pink Dark Boy. He used to faithfully buy the first issue of Shonen Jumbo every week to read Rohan's manga, but when it was confiscated, the young boy became frustrated with studying, failed his exams, became a drop-out and turned to crime. Rohan actually baited them inside his house to get a look at their lives, and quickly neutralizes them by turning them into books and writing his "safety lock" on them, making them placid and peaceful. He then sends them to the police. The younger burglar gets to enjoy Pink Dark Boy in jail as Rohan sends him volumes of the manga.
A bookseller who specializes in selling old books. Jugo Shishi comes to him to seek old encyclopedias because the manga artist wants to discover the meaning of "kushagara". Jugo starts manhandling him, forcing Rohan Kishibe to intervene. The bookseller is eventually overtaken by "kushagara"'s influence and also begins to seek the meaning of the word until Rohan brainwashes him into forgetting about what happened.
An editor at Shueisha and Jugo Shishi's previous editor. He used to get along well with Jugo thanks to their shared tastes in potato chips, films and the likes. In the Home Alone series, his favorite movie is Home Alone 3. He is a fan of traditional Japanese music and also likes the band Thee Michelle Gun Elephant. In the original short story, he is simply replaced by a new editor after getting a promotion.
In the TV Drama, the editor nearly falls victim to "kushagara". He was affected by the word but couldn't find its meaning. To relieve himself of his nagging curiosity, he passed on the word to Jugo in a list of forbidden words and then secluded himself from the world in a warehouse near where he lived, telling his parents not to tell anyone. However, Kyoka Izumi finds him. Although he's not overtaken by "kushagara", he's become somewhat unstable in his efforts to forget the word.