Midnight Horror School
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Midnight Horror School (Japanese: ミッドナイトホラースクール) is a Japanese computer-generated anime series created by Naomi Iwata (who also created Pecola and Gregory Horror Show), and produced by Milky Cartoon. The series began in October 2003 until March 2004, and aired on the satellite network Animax.
Characters and setting
The school has 26 students, 3 teachers, 3 classrooms, a library, a cafeteria, a music room, a playroom, a fountain, a skeleton playground, a graveyard and several school staff. The students names all start with a letter of the alphabet, which they all have on their shirt. They are all also assigned a color.
- Ampoo: A quiet plug boy. He always makes a fuss. His color is purple.
- Borocca: A plain boy with his head shaped like an umbrella. When he gets excited, his umbrella head opens and closes. His color is aqua.
- Chaps: A half-melted candy girl. When she tries to do too many things at once, she melts. Her color is light green.
- Docky: A loner that wears a firefighter hat with the number 13 on his head. Girls look at him with a curious eye. His color is red.
- Enton: A boy with his head shaped like a chimney. He is always upset. When he gets excited, he puffs smoke, which annoys everyone. His color is brown.
- Fonton: A fountain pen boy who often leaks ink. He is a maniacal note-talker. His color is light yellow.
- Genie: A boy who loves to study. He is smart, his head is shaped like a book reader and he wears glasses. His color is green.
- Hikky: A two-sided pencil stub boy. He really loves to draw. He has two colors: Red and dark blue. The two different colors are two different personalities.
- Inky: A blue ink bottle boy. He watches things from afar. His color is baby blue.
- Juno: A flower pot girl who always carries around a man-eating plant on her head. She also has a big sister. When she gets angry, the man-eating plant on her head gets violent. She has two colors: Salmon pink and dark green.
- Kabo: A pumpkin boy. He is the son of a pumpkin king and is very likable. His color is orange.
- Liddy: A keyboard instrument girl who is strong-minded, outgoing and popular. She plays the organ and is very good at music. She has two colors: Pink and red.
- Magnero: A magnet boy who always has a scrap metal stuck to him. He likes to build machines and collect magnetite sand. His color is gray.
- Noisy: A microphone girl. She also has a show called "Midnight Eye" where she reports on the latest gossip. Her color is light purple.
- Ompoo: A music note girl. She loves music and is very good at singing. Her color is aqua.
- Piranin: A half-fish boy who is always ill. He enjoys swimming around in the school fountain. He usually stays in the back, away from others. His color is grayish green.
- Quicky: A clock boy. He is always worried about time. He has two colors: tan and orange.
- Rosso: A shy fire hydrant boy. He loves to water Juno's plant, but gets nervous about watering things around anyone else. His color is red.
- Spimon: A monkey boy with speakers for ears. He is always broadcasting something very quietly, but he doesn't like to do it loudly because it hurts his ears, and sometimes knocks him unconscious. Noisy likes to play gossip through his speakers. He has two colors: Light green and yellow.
- Tubee: A paint tube boy. He is a troublemaker who always drips paint everywhere. He has 2 colors: White and purple.
- Usop: A spray paint can boy. He is a liar and has a strong dislike for most people. His color is beige.
- Vincent: A quiet bottle-head boy. His head is full of jellybeans and likes to read. He also enjoys daydreaming. His color is yellow.
- Watt: A light bulb boy. His light burns out when given too strong an electrical charge. He has two colors: White and blue.
- Mr. X: A transfer student with a paper bag over their head, which they never take off. They're nonbinary and get upset when people try to assign them a binary gender. They don't talk much. Their color is tan.
- Yumyum: A mischievous rotten banana boy. The other students hate when he starts to smell bad. He can summon and control flies. His color is yellow.
- Zobie: A zombie boy. He also has a coffin, which he can found resting in during break time. His color is blue.
- Old Owl Sage: A wise old owl who knows everything about the school. He lives in a birdcage by the fountain.
- Lure the Fisherman: A lizard skeleton fisherman in charge of the elevators of the school. He is almost always asleep.
- Mr. Showtime: A hologram and master of the ceremonies. His catchphrase is "It's show time!"
- Eddy the Skeleton Dragon: A dragon skeleton used as a jungle gym, called "Bone Hill" by the students. His skull is also often used for secret meetings.
- Johnny Crow: A crow skeleton. He always starts rumors.
- Screwsnail (Nejimakitsumuri): A freak skeleton who winds the clock on the second floor. He is always slow.
- Mr. Salaman: A salamander skeleton and one of the 3 teachers. He is affectionate and moody. His students love him but he's a nag.
- Mr. Tigerl: A saber tooth tiger skeleton and one of the 3 teachers. He also has a loud roar that scares people. He is very sensitive and likes to read romance novels.
- Ms. Peginand: A penguin skeleton and one of the 3 teachers. She feels a strong rivalry.
- The Principal: The principal of the school. No one knows what he looks like or where he is.
- The Yellow Lizard Class: One of the 3 classes in the school. The class's teacher is Mr. Salaman and its students are Piranin, Hikky, Liddy, Spimon, Kabo, Tubee, Docky, Borocca and Zobie.
- The Blue Spider Class: One of the 3 classes in the school. The class's teacher is Mr. Tigerl and its students are Chaps, Ampoo, Juno, Inky, Watt, Fonton, Usop, Magnero and Mr. X.
- The Pink Toad Class: One of the 3 classes in the school. The class's teacher is Ms. Peginand and its students are Rosso, Noisy, Genie, Onpoo, Quicky, Vincent, Enton and Yumyum.