Toma Profile

Episode 177
The Rent World








Nico (Brother)

Toma is a young commoner boy and the older brother of Nico.

Appearance Edit

Toma is a tall boy with long shaggy hair that reaches the nape of his neck. His hair is significantly lighter than his thin eyebrows, which appear to be of a dark brown or black.

He wears a long sleeved top, accompanied by a light colored cravat tucked inside it, as well as short pants that reach just below his knees. Additionally, his satchel, which is secured around his shoulder, rests on the two buckled belts wrapped around his waist. Part of his legs are bare; his boots reach up the bottom of his calves.

Personality Edit

Toma is quite harsh towards his younger brother Nico. He hits the younger boy over the head when the two travel together. Also, unlike his brother, Toma exercises caution and worries about dangers when adventuring outside. He seems to hold no belief in mystical creatures like fairies, admonishing his brother when the latter claims to have seen them. Nevertheless, he appears to care for his brother, holding the boy back by his hood when he becomes excited after witnessing a flying monster.[1]

Story Edit

Millennium Falcon Arc Edit

Toma, alongside his younger brother and three friends, wander around in a forest as a group. When his brother Nico continues ahead without them, Toma expresses frustration that should the young boy go missing, he will be the one punished. Toma reminds his brother of the dangers of the forest; he might be eaten by wolves, and if not that, attacked by the Kushan. However, the younger boy takes no heed of this and instead points to the distance, claiming to have seen fairies in that direction. Irritated, Toma admonishes his brother by hitting him over the head; the older boy hadn't wanted to bring his 'runt' of a brother along. Diffusing the situation, one of the other boys calls attention to the odd feeling inside the forest. The boy is unable to articulate the sensation exactly, but claims that he felt that way when he was younger, too.


The boys witness Zodd fly over the forest.

Eventually, the boy settles on the description that the forest feels like one in a dream. Suddenly, Toma becomes unnerved when a sound resembling laughter reverberates through the trees. He tells his friends to cut it out, believing it to be one of them. Nico reiterates that fairies are present, not frightened at all. Settling on the rationalization that it must be the wind whistling, the group huddles into a circle, and once the noise dies out the panicked boys begin to calm down. However, after only a few moments of quiet, a new noise emerges, putting the boys on edge yet again. Nico points up at the sky, having noticed the source of the noise. As they all look up, a monster flying in the sky swoops over the children. When Nico jumps about at the sight of the monster, Toma pulls him back by his hood, having witnessed what he believes to be an evil forest spirit.[1]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kentarou Miura (author). "The Rent World". Berserk. Volume 22. Episode 177. Hakusensha.

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