Minor Characters

This section is devoted to the small but important supporting characters that appear throughout Mermaid Saga. They often play key roles in the stories in which they appear. You can click here to see some of the other voices from the show.

Nanny
Ayu
Yuta's Wife
Rin's Father
Sakagami Headman
Dr. Shiina
The Hunter
Pa
Monk
Sokichi
Yukie
Old Lady
Sugiko
Old Nanao




Nanny
voices: Roko Takisawa & Louise Chamis
Nanny is the woman responsible for raising Mana and keeping her hidden for most of her life. She leads the coven of mermaids that are planning on making Mana into an immortal for their own ends.


Ayu
voices: Yukari Honma & Amy Kincaid
In order to make Mana into an immortal, the mermaids decide to sacrefice the oldest amongst them. Unfortunately, it is Ayu's turn to die.


Yuta's Wife
voices: ???
After eating the mermaid's flesh, Yuta continues to live with his wife for the rest of her life. She grows old and eventually dies, telling Yuta she is afraid of him because of his immortality.


Rin's Father
voices: Kinryu Arimoto & Michael McConnohie
Rin's father is leader of the Toba village, but when he becomes ill, Rin has to fill his shoes.


Sakagami Headman
voices: Masashi Hirose & Sparky Roberts
The ruthless leader of the Sakagami Clan is married to Isago and is hunting a mermaid in order to become immortal.


Dr. Shiina
voices: Eisuke Yoda & Alfred Thor (old)
Kozo Mito & Patrick Seitz (young)
Devoted Dr. Shiina is in love with the disturbed Towa and is willing to go to any means to please her.


The Hunter
voices: Jo Fujimoto & Doug Stone (old)
Kozo Mito & Doug Stone (young)
The old hunter lost his eye pursuing Big Eyes. Now he has staked his life on killing the beast.


Pa
voices: Koichi Kitamura & William Frederick
Pa tricked a priest into teaching him the Hangon technique used to bring people back to life temporarily. He uses it to make money while travelling with Natsume.


Monk
voices: Seizo Kato & Stephen Martello
The monk has been following Natsume and Pa with intentions to kill the girl. He views Natsume as an abomination who's soul should be allowed to find peace.


Sokichi
voices: Minoru Inaba & Michael McConnohie (old)
Kyoko Tongu & Kirsty Pape (young)
Sokichi was just a boy when he knew Nae and Yuta, but decades later both immortals come back into his life and he tries to help Yuta protect the now insane Nae.


Yukie
voices: Kikuko Inoue & Kathleen Barr (OVA)
Chieko Honda & Hunter Mackenzie Austin (TV)
Yukie is Masato's nanny and future replacement for Misa. Masato feeds her mermaid's flesh, but instead of becoming immortal she turns into a lost soul.


Old Lady
voices: None
This old woman lives in the Kiryu mansion and is constantly threatened by Shingo in hopes that she will return his sister to him.


Sugiko
voices: None
Sugiko is a friend of the old woman and also shares the Kiryu Manor with her. She lived there as a small child and was the one who set Shingo free decades ago.


Old Nanao
voices: None
Old Nanao is actually the son of the immortal woman who claims the young Nanao as her own. She took her grandson from this man and raised him as if he were her own son, who failed to become immortal.

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