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Perfect Cherry Blossom - キャラ設定.txt

Mastermind Behind the Spiriting Away

Yukari Yakumo

The youkai of boundaries, who awakens at spring.
Her main ability allows her to manipulate boundaries of all sorts.

She and Yuyuko have known each other for a long time, but Yukari is not a ghost. She lives in the remotest place in Gensokyo. Her lifestyle involves a lot of staring at the Hakurei Border.

When humans from the outer world wander into Gensokyo, it's all thanks to fluctuations in the boundary caused by Yukari. There is an enchanting element about the phenomenon which people like to call "Spirited Away"; if it is ever discovered that spiriting away is not the work of gods, but the meddling of a youkai girl, the term will lose all of its mystique.

Yukari usually doesn't act on her own, preferring instead to have Ran handle the details of daily life. But, since she is almost always asleep, she has no idea what Ran does while she sleeps.

When she heard that Ran had been defeated by someone, she became mildly surprised before going back to sleep.

After waking up from her nap, she finally noticed that spring had graced her place of residence. The truth is that spring had been around for the past 10 days, but she forgot it whenever she went to bed and woke up just as surprised the next time.

She couldn't sleep carelessly until Ran fully recovered, but she opted to sleep on the problem.

The next time she woke up, she received a request from Yuyuko asking her to restore the boundary between the world of the living and the world of the dead. It was a ridiculous request since Yuyuko was the one who weakened it to begin with, so Yukari rubbed the sleep from her eyes and set out for repairs.

It had been quite a while since Yukari's last visit to the Netherworld, and she was curious to see that it was bustling with excitement. She thought the Saigyouji family were more quiet, laid-back folk, but she shrugged and decided Yuyuko had just had a change in taste.

She met the gardener, Youmu, along the way and heard about the situation. Youmu admitted that they seemed to be in quite a mess, but it sounded like well-earned punishment to Yukari.

Everyone always seemed to be bent out of shape about that youkai cherry tree, and nothing else. Surely, it had drained the spirit from too many human lives. Yukari knew it was dangerous. However, she realized there was nothing she could do about it.

Yukari had known Yuyuko since before her death. She also knew that it was not Yuyuko who was sealed by the Saigyou Ayakashi...

... but that it was Yuyuko's body that was sealing the Saigyou Ayakashi.

Immaterial and Missing Power - 上海アリス通信.txt

*Border of Phantasm

Yukari Yakumo

Species: Youkai
Location: Unknown
Ability: Manipulation of Boundaries

A youkai living in Gensokyo. As these letters (妖怪) tell, she is dubious and suspicious. It's said that she lives in a mansion located at the edge of Gensokyo, but nobody knows where it really is. For some reason she knows a lot about the outside world too.
That makes her very suspicious.

Her personality is hardly understandable, but everyone agrees that it's not something pleasant. Many people don't want to meet her, if possible. Usually, only Reimu bothers to deal with her.

Her fighting style is completely different from a human's measure. It's neither fast nor heavy-hitting. It is uncertain whether she is really tough or not. Her attitude makes you think as if you're being teased by her, which is really irritating even if you manage to defeat her.

However, no one can match her in sincerely caring about Gensokyo, and loving it with all her heart.

Imperishable Night - Manual

Youkai of Boundaries, Yukari Yakumo

A youkai living at the edge of Gensokyo.
Her ability allows her to manipulate boundaries. It is uncertain how long she has been alive, but her existence at least predates the history of Gensokyo itself.
Her personality is hard to understand; unlike other long-lived entities, she displays none of the bitterness commonly associated with old age. She is difficult to approach, but that's due more to her deviousness than any uneasy feeling that people may have around her.
She owns one shikigami, and lets her shikigami do all her daily chores for her. Yukari herself always leads an easy life. From that shikigami's perspective, it's like her master is holding her hostage, so it's quite maddening.
The danger and potency of the power to manipulate boundaries is beyond imagination. It's something that can only be controlled by those who are able to withstand its stress, or some weirdo youkai like Yukari.

A shikigami is a potent weapon. Yukari treats hers like an item.

She teams up with Reimu this time.
Normal speed only applies when she's used as a solo character.
As in daily life, she leaves all the work to her shikigami. Once locked on to a target, her shikigami pursues and attacks it until either Yukari stops shooting or the target falls.
Be aware that you must move in front of an enemy to acquire a target lock.
Recommended for players who believe that a laid-back life is best.

Imperishable Night - キャラ設定.txt

Youkai that lurks in the boundary

Yukari Yakumo

Species: Youkai
Ability: Manipulation of Boundaries

She lives somewhere on the boundary between Gensokyo and the outer world. Since most people can't see the border, no one is certain exactly where she lives. They know only that she does not live near the Hakurei Shrine, which is also located on the boundary.

She is one of the oldest beings in Gensokyo and has the power to prove it. Gensokyo's origins have been long forgotten by humans and even most youkai, but it seems that she still remembers some part of it. She is often described as devious; that's mainly because she doesn't think like a human, so others find her actions quite difficult to comprehend. She easily has enough power to annihilate all of Gensokyo if she so desires, so it's probably a good thing that she is somewhat weird...

Scarlet Weather Rhapsody - chara.html

Border of Fantasy

Yukari Yakumo

Race: Youkai

Residence: Said to be a house outside the Borders of Gensokyo

Ability: The power to Manipulate Borders

Personality: Very collected, and easily off-putting

Subterranean Animism - キャラ設定.txt

The Youkai of Boundaries

Yukari Yakumo

Species: Youkai
Ability: Power to Manipulate Borders.

A youkai who comes and goes where she pleases; no-one ever seems to know where she is.
This time, she's made yin-yang orbs that let you talk to her.

Since the underground youkai have built up a society separate from that of the youkai above ground, she doesn't seem to want to interfere. The sudden appearance of the evil spirits puzzled her. She didn't want it to turn into some major event, so she sent Reimu, who had relatively little influence on things, to investigate.


MAGNet 20100502 1 Yukari
· In battle mode, kind of like

a boss. (Shikigami Deployment Mode)
· Ran is in Chinese style dress because Yukari
is in Chinese style dress.
· Her hair is long, but in battle mode
she has it tucked in her cap.
· Maybe this is a little too complex.

Antinomy of Common Flowers official website

Elusive and Two-Faced Youkai

Yukari Yakumo

"That's one choice available in the worst possible set of choices.
A set provided with malicious intent, at that."

A gap youkai who can manipulate the boundaries between anything and everything.

At the same time as the Perfect Possession incident, she began to take action.
Is she truly the mastermind behind this incident, in the end?

By controlling boundaries, she can send forth a variety of rule-breaking attacks.
There's no way to predict what'll come flying out from beyond the gap.
Will it be mysterious detritus, a dimensional rift, or even Yukari herself?