Welcome to the Eternal Rain universe! Look here for updates about comics in the works, and previews to Eternal Rain, Eternal Storm, and their prequels, sequels and spin-offs. There will also be other goodies like profiles.

Story genres: Action, adventure, drama, sci-fi, fantasy, shonen
Rating: PG/Teen (13+) for sci-fi/fantasy violence

Story, characters, logos (c)KG Comics/Kita Mikichi
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Directory

Character Index:

Eternal Rain
Toki | Kita | Reka | Takeshi | Sharon | Mara | Kiara | Jun-ai | San-Qiung |
Yuki | Mizurii | Hisao | Shuichi | Katsushiro | Daisuke | Rain & Storm antagonists

Eternal Storm
Shiri | Atsuko | Sora | Toshirou | Natsumi | Yoshihiko | Taki | Takumi | Hoshi

Keyholders' Legacy
Kaori | Nikkou | Hideo | Enes | Davis

Branch Index:

Eternal Rain
Prequels: Prologue | Flashbacks | Trigger | Takeover | Pressured | Rebellion
Sequels: Underground | Revisited | Alliance

Eternal Storm

Keyholder Chronicles

Keyholders' Legacy

Character Histories:

Toki | Kita | Reka | Takeshi | Jun-ai & San-Qiung | Mara, Sharon & Kiara | Shuichi, Katsushiro & Daisuke

Clip Index:

Eternal Rain
1 | 2 | 3

Eternal Storm
1 | 2 | 3 | 4

Keyholders' Legacy
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Side Notes
Overall | Toki Design | Reka Design | Takeshi Design | Kita Design | Who's Who? | Quick Reference

Legacy's Cast: Nikko

Keyholders' Legacy builds on the cast of the previous series...

Legacy's Cast: Keyholders-in-training

Nikkō is Shiri and Sora's son and the youngest of the Keyholders-in-training.

Rank: Kukijin (intermediate fighter class)*edit*
Likes: cooking, being with Kaori and Hideo, watching the sunset
Dislikes: mean words and phrases, buses, arguing, being alone
Relatives of Note: maternal grandfather, mother (Shiri), maternal aunt (Kita), paternal aunt (Hoshi)
Closest Friends: Kaori, Hideo

Others' views of him...
Kita: He's a sweetie, but he doesn't listen to me; he's always running off, no matter how many times I tell him not to. :(
Takumi: He's very polite and a pleasure to teach. :)
Kaori: Nikkō's so cute! **^^** (Hideo: Wow, this is the first time I've actually seen you act like a girl. XD/Kaori: Shut up! >_</Nikkō: Don't say that! T.T)
Hideo: Nikkō is kind of a nag. (Kaori: Hideo!! >.<) But he's nice. ^^

Legacy's Cast: Kaori

Keyholders' Legacy builds on the cast of the previous series...

Legacy's Cast: Keyholders-in-training

Kaori Norikawa is Toki and Reka's daughter and the oldest of the Keyholders-in-training.

Specialty: none yet
Likes: Sports, video games, horsing around with dad
Dislikes: most things Keyholder-related, history, when dad burns dinner
Relatives of Note: grandparents, mother, father, aunt (Atsuko), aunt (Yumi), uncle (Toshiro), cousin (Hideo)
Closest Friends: Nikko, Midori

Others' views of her...
Atsuko: She's a brat. >_<
Hideo: Kaori's all big talk. XD (Kaori: You're one to talk! >_<)
Takumi: I wish she'd take her training more seriously. She dozes off during my lectures -- am I really that boring? (Kaori: Yes./Takumi: You just earned more work -- that oughtta keep you awake./Kaori: Nooo! You tyrant! >.<)
Nikko: Kaori is nice to me. *^^* (Kaori: *huggles him*)

Second Generation

Well, I've done it. I've started yet ANOTHER branch of the Eternal Rain universe. For those of you who have seen the "Second Generation?" fanart, the novel, which I am now calling "Keyholders' Legacy," will star the children of three married Keyholder couples.

(In order of appearance)

Kaori Norikawa
Parents: Toki + Reka

Nikkou (Shieko-kalu de Uakashie)
Parents: Shiri + Sora

Hideo Okino
Parents: Atsuko + Toshiro

I'll have full profiles for each of these guys later, as well as more details about the story, which is currently in progress.

FLASHBACKS (updated)

I'm currently working on the short stories that make up "Flashbacks." Each one is told in first-person point of view and shows the pasts of the characters from Eternal Rain and Eternal Storm. Some featured characters are Toki, Kita, Reka and Sharo...

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Foils and Counterparts

Reka and Satoshi

  • They are close to the same age.
  • Both of their fathers are generals in the Llanian army.
  • Both of them are highly-skilled fighters.
  • Reka rebels against his abusive father, while Satoshi goes to any means necessary to emulate his.
  • They are both upper-class. Satoshi carries the upper class's prejudice against the lower class, while Reka goes out of his way to protect them.

Sound like quite the explosive combination? When these two fiery-tempered fighters butt heads, the sparks really fly! And since Satoshi views Reka as his rival, they are always at odds.

Takeshi and Shuichi

  • Both are leaders in their own right.
  • Both are intelligent and caring.
  • Takeshi is three years younger than Shuichi.
  • Takeshi is somewhat clumsy, while Shuichi has strong athletic ability.
  • Takeshi has slightly more charisma than Shuichi, but Shuichi is more natural.

They're really good friends and exchange information with each other.

Sora and Reka

  • Both are guardian characters whose priority is defending their teammates, even if that means giving up their lives. Both of them can be reckless in that respect.
  • Both are stubborn.
  • Both of them have a soft spot for Shiri.
  • Sora is two years younger than Reka.
  • Reka is very outspoken (which at times backfires on him), while Sora almost never raises his voice -- he doesn't even talk much.
  • Sora is considerably more mellow than Reka.

They complement each other in battle and get along well when they're together.