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Guardian of the District of Hallowed Water, and pact partner of Kelpie. As a child, she was adored by all, and known as "Sunsmile", but she fell into a lake whilst playing in a boat with her friends, and was forced to choose between drowning and a pact with Kelpie. The price of the pact was her charm, and to this day, no human will voluntarily approach her.
— Official Website Description

Hanch was a Lieutenant of the Knights of the Seal and the guardian of the District of Hallowed Water.

In Dengeki Online's character popularity poll, she was voted to seventh place by fans.


Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow.

Hanch was adored by all and was known as "Sunsmile" when she was a child. She fell into a lake whilst playing on a boat, and was offered a pact by a creature known as Kelpie in order to save her life. The pact price was her allure and charm, and in result, she became a dark, brooding person, and most will not voluntarily approach her.

Yes, yes, yes, it's me. Hanch, at your service.
— Hanch
Hanch eventually joined the knights and became the guardian of the District of Hallowed Water. It is later revealed by Gismor that Hanch aided him in the murder of Oror by supplying the poison he would later offer to Oror as a drink. She was eventually killed by Nowe and Manah.

Spoilers end here.


Hanch uses a lance when in battle and can be assumed to be quite skilled with it. She fights together with her pact-beast and seems to have an affinity for water-based attacks.


Dengeki Online conducted a follow up interview series to their character popularity poll with series's producer Takamasa Shiba and series's character designer Kimihiko Fujisaka. Shiba says that if Urick is popular with the female fanbase than Hanch is his counterpart for the male fans. Many of her Japanese lines were meant to have an erotic delivery. Shiba adds he originally wanted to cast an AV idol for the part. Fujisaka adds that the knights' weapons were tie into their pact seals; he likes Hanch the most out of the bunch.



  • Hanch can pair up anyone and anything in her rich imagination.
  • Despite Hanch's insistence that she is ugly, it would seem that sacrificing her "charm" did not result in her becoming unattractive. Rather, it seems that her personality and demeanor were changed in such a way that others find her very unpleasant to interact with.
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