|Kiryuu Touga. He's cold. He's manipulative. (He's sexy...) Anyway,
But there is just something about him that is hard to pinpoint. Another
might say he's not cold; he's cool. He may be manipulative, but at
least he knows what he wants and he knows how to get it. In the
beginning, he tried to convince Utena that he was her prince in order
to be able to defeat her in a duel. He was Akio's right hand man and
had never questioned him or his purpose. He manipulated Utena into losing a duel.
He manipulated his sister into becoming a duelist. He manipulated Saionji into getting himself
expelled from the Academy and then turned around and manipulated him into dueling again.
In fact, he got all of the student council into dueling Utena for a second time.
But... Whether he meant to or not, he began to truly fall in love with Utena. His
love for her became so great that he even began to question Akio and his
plan. He knew Utena was very close to becoming the one to revolutionize
the world and he couldn't bear to think of what would happen to her in
Akio's clutches. So he challenged her one last time in a desperate
attempt to keep her safe. Before the last duel, Touga asked Utena to
meet him in the dueling arena at night. There he confessed his true
'Is there no way I can be your Prince? You're my only princess.'
Utena was able to bring out sincerity and love in Touga. He had them
all along, but like everyone else, they were suppressed under Akio's