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I am one of the Demon King's Four Shining Stars Valkyrie Homura, the Sword of Edens.

—Homura Kogetsu, Chapter 92

Homura Kōgetsu (ホムラ・コウゲツ Homura Kōgetsu), also known as "Valkyrie Homura" (ヴァルキリー ホムラ Varukirī Homura) in her master's honor,[2] is a swordswoman from the Planet Oedo. She is a member of the Crew of Edens. She is also the student of the late Valkyrie Yuna,[3] formerly one of the Four Shining Stars, eventually becoming her successor as the new "Sword of Edens".[4]

AppearanceEdit

Homura is a slim young woman with dark-brown eyes, long, navy blue hair, and a beauty mark located under her left eye. Her hair reaches to her waist and part of it is tied in a high ponytail with a yellow ribbon. She is very well-endowed and has a curvaceous figure.

Homura's outfit consists of a sleeveless, yellow-colored kimono with red-colored flower-like designs, loose sleeves around her forearms, and knee-length black leggings.[5]

Homura

Homura's appearance

Homura's outfit while in Digitalis is a shoulder less, light-colored kimono with semi-circular flower designs, black square-shaped trimmings on the end of the sleeves, and a flower-like clip on the right side of her head.[6]

While on planet Mildian, Homura changes into a medium-length kimono that resembles her primary outfit but comes with a pair of red-colored bunny ears, a yamato design, a bold low necktie, a white fluffy tail, fishnet stockings and has a pair of zori sandals.[7]

After becoming Valkyrie's successor, Homura now wears a kimono similar to her initial attire, but now has red cloud-based designs with a light-colored rose on her hip, a navy-blue hakama with white trimming on the bottoms, and a pair of knee-length black boots.[8]

PersonalityEdit

Homura appears to be a calm individual who desires to help anyone without any reason. She has a tendency to voice her thoughts out aloud, even when she intends to keep them a secret. She also has an interest in fighting the Demon King and has a love for fighting strong opponents.[9]

She is capable of anger and aggression as she showed both upon seeing a replica of her master and one of the Four Shining Stars', Valkyrie Yuna in Xiaomei's arena within the Temple of Knowledge.

SynopsisEdit

HistoryEdit

Homura was born in the planet Oedo where she lived with her mother until the day she was abandoned by her. She was eventually taken in by one of the Four Shining Stars' Valkyrie Yuna and became her disciple, after Valkyrie rescued her from some thugs who intended to take her to Guilst and sell her. Valkyrie trained Homura in the art of swordmanship using the Ether Gear Soul Blade. Valkyrie also told her about Edens Zero and its captain, the Demon King. At some point, Valkyrie disappeared, leading Homura to go on a journey to find her.

Guilst arcEdit

When Shiki decides to head to Edens Zero, Homura is seen in the Guild, acknowledging the name. She then requests Weisz to bring her aboard the ship in exchange for her help in rescuing the captured B-cubers. Later, when Edens Zero is about to leave to Planet Guilst, Homura and Weisz met up with Shiki, Pino and Witch and subsequently introduced herself before informing them that she possesses Ether Gear.

Once Edens Zero arrives at Planet Guilst, Homura, Shiki and Weisz head to the streets to find the mercenary squad Rogue Out which apparently Jinn is affiliated with. The party reaches a church which appears to be the squad's headquarters and encounters its leader, Sister.

When one of Rogue Out's soldiers launches a heat-seeking missle at Shiki, she bisects it with an energy blade.

Digitalis arcEdit

When Homura entered Digitalis through virtual reality, she arrived in a jail cell. Amira was the culprit who captured her and impersonated her so she can complete her mission. Homura states that she spent one day to escape and another to gather information only to discover Amira impersonating her.[10]

She arrives in time to save Shiki and the NPCs of Digitalis from Jamilov's forces and chases after Amira who tries to escape upon realizing her plan has failed and reveals herself to Homura, accidentally revealing her identity due to some of the former's personality still being inside of her and attempts to silence Homura by shooting her, only for the swordswoman to deflect it back and forcing her to log out, she then returns to the others with the troll monster before logging out with the others.

During Spider's attack on Edens Zero, Homura helps the others reach out to the heartbroken Hermit by explaining how Valkyrie Yuna, an android, was her teacher and mocks the hacker along with the others when Hermit activates the fireworks system, lying about it being a weapon.

Mildian arcEdit

Sun Jewel arcEdit

Belial Gore arcEdit

Edens One arcEdit

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Soul Blade (ソウルブレイド Sōru Bureido): By using Ether Gear, Homura has the ability to create and wield a sword made of Ether. Inherited from Valkyrie, Homura had stated to have been honing this type of Ether Gear during childhood in order to challenge and defeat the Demon King.[11]

  • Five Sword Fencing: Leopard Stance (五形剣 豹の構え Gokeiken: Hyō no Kamae): Homura makes a stance and splits her sword into two before attacking her opponents with multiple slashes.[12]
    • Leopard Claw Frenzy (豹爪乱舞 Hyōsō Ranbu): Homura splits her sword into two before launching a series of wide-ranged cuts capable of splitting thick tree limbs apart from a distance.[13]
  • Warrior Maiden Single-Sword Attack: Dragon Flash (戦乙女一刀流 竜閃華 Ikusa Otome Ittō-ryū: Ryūsenka): Homura lunges toward her opponent and knocks them off balance while thrusting herself off the ground, then spins toward the opponent and slashes downward across the chest, knocking them down.[14]
  • Snake Strike (蛇突閃 Jatotsusen): Homura holds her sword in her right hand and repeatedly thrusts it at the opponent in rapid succession.[15]
  • Odin Strike (オーディンストライク Ōdin Sutoraiku): Homura summons an insurmountable number of Ether blades around herself and launches them upon her enemies, creating explosions on impact.[17]
  • Five Sword Fencing: Crane Form (五形剣 鶴の型 Gokeiken: Tsuru no Kata): Homura while gripping her sword in one hand, balances on a single leg and performs graceful sword play that allows her strikes to cleave through the wind itself.

Expert Swordsman: Described as a type of knight or samurai, Homura is a powerful swordswoman who uses swordplay in conjunction with her Ether Gear. She can easily bisect a heat-seeking missile and defeat a large group of armed soldiers by herself with only her sword and the speed of her attacks. While in Digitalis, Homura demonstrated the ability to use her sword to easily deflect a high-speed bullet back towards Amira.[18]

Enhanced Reflexes: Homura is shown to have incredibly fast reflexes, making her capable of easily dodging opponents and flying bullets with ease.

Enhanced Speed: Homura possesses a high degree of speed and agility, enabling her to attack at high speeds. When using Ether Gear, her speed is further increased.

Riding Skills: Homura has shown the ability to ride a horse.

Battles & EventsEdit

Battles


Manga AppearancesEdit

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Guilst arc
15. Warship of the Demon King Absent
16. Sister Absent
17. The Collection Absent
18. Wind Howls on the Highway Debut
19. Geniuses at Coming Up with Fun Ideas Appears
20. Planet Guilst Appears
21. Soul Blade Appears
22. The Great Naked Escape Appears
23. Million Bullets Appears
24. Sister Ivry Appears
25. Take Aim Absent
26. Two Sisters Appears
27. The Great Guilst Escape Appears
28. New Friends Appears
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Digitalis arc
29. Iron Hill Appears
30. The Super Virtual Planet Appears
31. The People of Digitalis Mentioned
32. Mass Murderer Jamilov Absent
33. The Girl on the Hill Mentioned
34. Survive the Night Mentioned
35. The Girl and the Monster Mentioned
36. The G.I.A. Appears
37. Great Kaiju Shiki Appears
38. 22 Hits Appears
39. Spider the Genius Hacker Appears
40. Operation C7 Appears
41. Fireworks Appears
v  d  e
Mildian arc
42. Pino's Dream Appears
43. Smells Like Money Appears
44. The Temple of Knowledge Appears
45. The Battle Coliseum Appears
46. Footsteps of the Warrior Maiden Appears
47. Words Will Give You Strength Appears
48. From the Planet of Eternity Appears
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Sun Jewel arc
49. Captain Connor Appears
50. Madame Kurenai Appears
51. Stones Appears
52. Kurenai's Gauntlet Appears
53. Wibble Wobble Ruby Bobble Appears
54. The Truth Is in the Cube Appears
55. Black Rock Appears
56. Reset Appears
57. My Mother, the Machine Appears
58. A Silent Reunion Appears
59. I Know You Can Keep Pressing On Appears
60. Until the Day it Turns to Strength Appears
61. Enter Arsenal Mentioned
62. The Legend of Me Absent
63. Taking Up the Torch Flashback
64. Leaper Flashback
65. The Swordswoman Incapacitated Appears
66. Gravity's Gonna Crush You Appears
67. Someone to Love Appears
68. Valkyrie Appears
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Belial Gore arc
69. Rebecca's Nightmare Appears
70. Belial Gore Appears
71. The Steel Sorceress Appears
72. The Element 4 Appears
73. Don't Shed a Tear Appears
74. Weisz vs. Laguna Appears
75. A Wind Blows Through the Sakura Cosmos Appears
76. Rebecca vs. Sylph Appears
77. The Winds That Bind Appears
78. No.29 Mentioned
79. That Which Obstructs and That Which Steals Appears
80. 60-Day Commemorative Coin Appears
81. Intercession Appears
82. Scolding Appears
83. The Shot Heard Round the Underworld Appears
84. A World Without Shiki Flashback
85. Our Future Appears
86. EZ-Attack!! Appears
87. 4 on 4 Appears
88. Eye of God Appears
89. Hermit vs. Fie Absent
90. Sister vs. Daichi Absent
91. Homura vs. Sylph Appears
92. The Sword of Edens Appears
93. The Execution Site Appears
94. Shiki vs. Drakken Appears
95. Kris Rutherford Absent
96. A Young Man's Memories Absent
97. The Time Is Now Appears
98. Advent of the Demon King Appears
99. The Pendant Appears
v  d  e
Edens One arc
100. Edens One Appears
101. Singularity Appears
102. Time to Say Goodbye Appears
103. Clash of the Cosmos Appears
104. The Woman They Called Pirate Appears

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TriviaEdit

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  • According to Pino's Analysis, Homura's stats are:[1]
  • Hiro Mashima named the character "Homura", which means "flame" in Japanese, because he wanted a name that gave an impression of fire and the color red.[19][20]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 92 Cover Page
  2. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 70, Page 6
  3. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 28, Page 11
  4. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 68, Pages 12-13
  5. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 19, Page 18
  6. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 36, Page 9
  7. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 44, Pages 8-10
  8. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 69, Page 0
  9. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 19, Page 21
  10. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 36, Pages 10 - 11
  11. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 21, Pages 10 - 12
  12. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 21, Pages 12 - 14
  13. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 27, Page 13
  14. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 47, Pages 17 - 19
  15. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 55, Page 16
  16. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 56, Page 14
  17. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 65, Page 8
  18. Edens Zero Manga: Chapter 37, Pages 9 - 10
  19. Edens Zero Manga: Volume 7 Afterword
  20. Edens Zero Manga: Volume 9 Afterword

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