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Gatekeeper of the Mansion
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Beneath the Lake of Blood, Mugenkan

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Elly (エリー Erī) is a PC-98 character whose role is being the gatekeeper of Mugenkan, which is on the border between the Fantasy World and the real world. It's so rare that people come there that she is rather surprised when both Reimu Hakurei and Marisa Kirisame show up one after another, and she fails miserably to stop either of them from entering. She blames it on the long time it has been since she last fought as she says she's really strong. She is the third stage boss of Lotus Land Story.

Character Basis[edit]


Her only known name is Elly (エリー), which is a female given name in Danish and German. It's short form of Elisabeth, who was the mother of John the Baptist.


In Lotus Land Story's official art, Elly has yellow eyes, yellow hair, and wears a pink hat with a red ribbon. She also wears a dark red and pink dress and carries a scythe. Elly seems to have somewhat of a notable chest as you can see a curve next to her left arm (it's more apparent on the score screen portrait).


Lotus Land Story

At the time when the main character fights Elly, she says she's the guard of Mugenkan. She also says to either Reimu Hakurei or Marisa Kirisame (depending on who you choose to play has) that the opposite person has already entered Mugenkan and vice versa. She was defeated by either the two before the player has met Elly. She states that she has not fought for a long time before this event.


Since she states that she rarely sees anyone coming to Mugenkan, she may be a lonely character. However, her mistress appears to be Yuuka Kazami, but it's unknown what kind of relation they've got.

Additional Information[edit]

Elly on the score screen of Lotus Land Story
  • She is the only boss in the series to start out invincible for an extended length of time.
  • She could've been part of the inspiration for Komachi Onozuka. Both of them carry scythes and are shown to be poor at performing their jobs. In the Extra stage of Phantasmagoria of Flower View, the enemy is also invincible for an amount of time that increases after each stage.
  • Elly is the only character in the whole series to use tiles as danmaku.
  • Elly appears on the score screen of Lotus Land Story and is one of the few PC-98 characters who has a full in-game portrait; however, the colouring is in monochrome.
  • Since other than Reimu Hakurei and Marisa Kirisame, Elly has not fought for a long time. There might be a possibility that Kurumi (who appears to be the guard of the Lake of Blood) has defeated all intruders until both Reimu and Marisa came.


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