“We're not so different, Nozomu. There are people who either support or detest you for who you are: a person willing to fight for what you believe in, as much as I am willing to fight for what I believe in.”
—Burai

Emperor Burai (武来ブライ大帝 Burai Daitei?) was the sadistic and warmongering leader of the Hyakki Empire and the main villain in the second half of the anime The Hows of Me and Liliana.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Emperor Burai resembles a middle aged human with a pair of large antler-like horns extending from his head that features outgrown purple hair and a black beard and is always seen in a military uniform.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Burai becomes a warmongering and megalomaniacal warlord after his transformation into an advanced Oni, desiring to conquer the world under an iron fist. Driven mad with power, he sees all other lifeforms as below him.

Background[edit | edit source]

Sengoku Era and Transformation[edit | edit source]

The Hows of Me and Liliana[edit | edit source]

Kaiju World War[edit | edit source]

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Burai is much superior in strength and abilities compared to every other Oni and has complete command over the entire Hyakki Empire.

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  • Master Swordsmanship -
  • Ultra-Fortified Hide -
  • Military Intelligence -
  • Telepathy and Control - His horns act like radio antenna which allow him to control monsters and machines created by the empire including Hyakki Beasts.

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