Char Kagetane
I am the destroyer of the world. No one can stop me.
~ Kagetane Hiruko

Kagetane Hiruko is the main antagonist of the light novel and anime series Black Bullet. He was formally part of a Civil Security company before his license was revoked due to his excessive killing. He plans on starting another Gastrea war so that the world will be filled with chaos and that people would look up to him, the cursed children, and Rentaro, the series' main character. His daughter and partner-in-crime is Kohina Hiruko.

He is voiced by Rikiya Koyama in the Japanese version of the anime and Jay Hickman in the English version, the former of whom also voices Kiritsugu Emiya.


Kagetane Hiruko has a Mask, a top hat, a raspberry tuxedo and white gloves. He also has Blonde hair and wields his weapons like the Berreta 92FS Knox complete with Knife attachment on the bottom of the barrel.

Skills and Abilities

He is known for being a very fast character. He is  extremely skilled at martial arts, even matching those similar to Rentaro. He is also an expert with guns and firearms even wielding Black Bullets.



  • He looks similar to V from the comic book and movie V for Vendetta, but with the personality of the Joker from the Batman series. Therefore, he could be described as a cross between V and the Joker.
  • He also has some similarities with Dimentio from Super Paper Mario, as both have a type of comedy mask on and both want to destroy their respective worlds.