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Continuity Flash
Debut "Runaway Angel"
Gender Female
Birth Date January 1, 2231
Age 17
Affiliation World Welfare Works Association, Lovely Angels
Japanese Voice Rica Matsumoto
ADV Dub Sue Ulu

Kei (ケイ?) is one of the main characters of the Dirty Pair Flash OVA.


Kei could be described as a tomboy. Born a redhead (with bleached blonde bangs), Kei is hot-headed, impulsive, and rude, and because of that, she is often mistaken for being a man. Those who mention this are, as expected, reminded (painfully) that she is, in fact, a woman. Her usual response to a crisis is "shoot first and ask questions later." But, can show insight into situations when properly motivated. She usually gets into a lot of arguments with Yuri over her "girly" attitude, but is usually the first in line to back her up when trouble happens. Kei is also very Proficient with a Blaster and uses one as her primary weapon.

Unlike Yuri, Kei has a love for cheap thrills: jet coasters, fast-food restaurants, drinking beer, sushi, and big-game fishing. She dislikes wearing dresses, as evident when she, Yuri, and Touma were stranded on World's World and the Lovely Angels were temporarily placed in an all-girl high school, where uniforms with skirts were mandatory.

Kei is afraid of nothing...except for ghosts, zombies, and vampires, which she is completely terrified of. She also dislikes showing her softer side, which she does have, as apparent when she had to protect a young baby being chased by assassins. During a crisis, she had allowed the baby to suckle her (even though she wasn't lactating) in order to keep him quiet when the assassins were close by.



  • While her backstory and past aren't specifically elaborated on, there are some cues that hint to them. Kei's tomboyishness and hearty nature of her are evocative of shitamachi Tokyotites, which are Tokyo's equivalent of NYC's Brooklyn archetypes, being that they are somewhat rough around the edges but honest and direct, and are seen as mainly working class but entrepreneurial. Her parents aren't mentioned much, but Workoh's name is evocative of an off world manufacturing or production processing outsourcing operation. This may indicate that she lived in a busy industrial working environment akin to a factory or mining town, and despite its off world location, in a contained urban-like environment.