Wakasagihime

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わかさぎ (ひめ)
Wakasagihime
wakasagʲiçʲime
Wakasagihime
Wakasagihime in Double Dealing Character
Mermaid Living in Fresh Water
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Species

Mermaid

Abilities

Grows in power when underwater

Location

Misty Lake

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Wakasagihime (わかさぎ姫 Wakasagihime) is a mermaid who lives in the Misty Lake, and appears as the stage 1 boss in Double Dealing Character.

General Information

Wakasagihime is a normally quiet, peaceful youkai mermaid who lives in the Misty Lake, singing songs and picking up stones. However, thanks to the Miracle Mallet's power, she became ferocious; after the incident was resolved, she went back to being her normal self.

Perhaps as a direct result of being a mermaid, she benefits from increased power while underwater. Apparently she either keeps a low profile or everyone nearby just ignores her, as all playable characters in Double Dealing Character are quite surprised to see her there. Kagerou Imaizumi is surprised to hear of her attacking people, claiming that she is usually so timid that she wouldn't even kill a bug. She is a member of the grassroots youkai network

Character Design

Name

She is known as Wakasagihime (わかさぎ姫), from the word Wakasagi, which is a fish native to northern Japan. The suffix hime () means "princess" and was generally given to girls of noble status. As such, her name can be translated as "Princess Wakasagi", though she is not a literal princess.

Design

Wakasagihime has dark blue hair and eyes, as well as small fins in the place of ears. She wears a frilly green leaf-patterned kimono which fades to teal at the bottom. In the place of legs, she has a blue-grey fish tail ending in two large fins.

Story

Double Dealing Character
Wakasagihime's sprite in DDC

Regardless of who the player is using, Wakasagihime, though normally quiet, attacks her. Though she announces the new reign of youkai, she is defeated handily.

Wakasagihime recognizes Reimu as the shrine maiden of Hakurei Shrine, and after attacking her, is soundly beaten.

When she attacks Reimu, she is disappointed that the shrine maiden doesn't seem to have her weapon, as she was expecting to be exterminated. She gets beaten up anyway.

Wakasagihime announces her intention to elevate her own status among the youkai and attacks Marisa, who is busy being assailed with thoughts about sashimi. She's quickly defeated.

Marisa is surprised there was a mermaid living in the Misty Lake, and Wakasagihime complains that she is always ignored. Despite her chagrin, she's dealt with easily.

The mermaid recognizes Sakuya as being from the Scarlet Devil Mansion. Sakuya is surprised to see a mermaid, but beats her quickly anyway.

Impossible Spell Card

Presumably from hearing or seeing a wanted sign about the mischief-making amanojaku Seija Kijin, Wakasagihime appears to be one of the many youkai that tries to capture her. She uses spell cards that are considered impossible to dodge.

Relationships

Kagerou Imaizumi

Wakasagihime knows Kagerou Imaizumi thanks to the grassroots youkai network, where she seems to know Wakasagihime's general personality. Kagerou stated that she tried to eat her by mistake at one time.[1]

Spell Cards

Fandom

Official Profiles

Official Sources

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