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Maya Yukishiro
Maya profile pic
Kanji 雪代 真矢
Romaji Yukishiro Maya
Status Alive
Gender Female
Height 141.6 cm [1]
Species Quasi-Spirit
Hair Color Blue
Eye Color Blue
Personal Status
Occupation Dominion
Novel Debut Date A Bullet 3

Maya Yukishiro (雪代 真矢?) is the Dominion of the Second Region Chokmah.


As the Dominion of Chokmah, Maya is at the forefront when it comes to Quasi-Spirits who rule over the Neighboring World. As a region, Chokmah in particular means that Maya also inherited the secrets of the Neighboring World that could lead to its destruction, which ultimately limits the amount of people she can trust to a select few.


Maya has blue eyes and wears red reverse half-rimmed glasses, which are noted to be a trademark of her appearance.[2] Her blue hair is styled in a bob cut with bangs over her forehead. She wears a winter coat over a blue turtleneck sweater, and also wears fashionable blue gloves. Her attire is highlighted by white, fluffy accents that exemplify her winter-themed appearance.


While usually looking very serious, Maya actually has bad social skills. Just like Rinemu who talks without thinking, Maya also can't read situations, such as when she seriously praises Kurumi by comparing the Spirit to a gorilla and then insisting her words are sincere praise.[3] Befitting her appearance, Maya loves reading. Her love for it is so great that she stated she would rather lose her legs than her arms because she can't read without her arms.[4]

Maya and Chokmah keep a secret larger than Maya herself could handle. To protect this secret, she is ready to even kill the other Dominions.[5]



When she first arrived in the Neighboring World, Maya remembered receiving a warm, guiding hand from her predecessors. She then devoted her time and purpose by gathering and learning all the knowledge available in that world. After some time had passed, Maya went up the ranks to become the Dominion of Chokmah, inheriting the secrets of the Neighboring World in the process.


Powers and Abilities[]

Unsigned Angel: Perfect Bookblock (完全無欠書架パーフェクト・ブックブロック?. lit. "Flawless Bookshelf")

Weapon: Bookshelf

Maya's Unsigned Angel is in the form of a bookshelf. She has 10 books, with each one referencing one of the 10 Spirit types. As a result, in addition to combat abilities, Maya is able to use various miscellaneous skills, such as concealment, tracking, and contract agreement. Each book is triggered by the command: break the seal (開封). Maya self-proclaims to be an all-rounder, while Kurumi points out that she's a jack of all trades and master of none.[6] The shortcoming of her abilities is that she needs time to take out each book.

  • First Book: Novum Testamentum (第一の書・光あれ彼女は告げたノーヴム・テスタメントウム?): A shining book which summons a broadsword made of book pages. Maya doesn't like to use this ability because it is paid with rare real-world books kept in the Chokmah library. [7]
  • Second Book: Book Walking (第二の書・書を抱えて世界を渡れブックウオーキング?): When in use, Maya is allowed to use the powers of multiple books simultaneously.
  • Third Book: Cats Rule (第三の書・事象隠匿理論キャッツ・ルール?): Summons a translucent curtain to isolate whatever is inside. Useful to avoid being eavesdropped. [8]
  • Fourth Book: Light Law Apostles (第四の書・絶対正義直下ライト・ロウ・アポストロス?): Summon golden scales and chains that bind someone and act as a contract keeper. The person chained makes a declaration of promise and will receive punishment if they break the contract.[9] Maya has only used it on herself, but based on Kurumi and the other Dominion's refusal, it seems to be applicable to other targets if given consent.
  • Fifth Book: Firehouse Mystery (第五の書・焔屋敷殺人事件ファイアホウス・ミステリ?): A shinso-ban size book,[10] the pages turn into a box-shaped flame. The flame can not only burn someone, but it also consumes oxygen like any other fire, which can cause suffocation. [11] However, the flames will not directly burn the book used to summon the flames.
  • Sixth Book: Golden Cube (第六の書・黄金太陽立方体ゴールデンキューブ?): A healing book with a regenerative effect that is useful for discernment between allies and enemies.
  • Seventh Book: Hopping Starlight (第七の書・乱高下明 星ホッピングスターライト?): A book that increases Maya's jumping ability to an absurd degree. As a result, Maya is often afraid to use this book.
  • Eighth Book: Glory Gravity Glory (第八の書・栄光栄誉の超重圧グローリー・グラビティ・グローリー?): A book with the power to crush its target with 100 times its own weight in gravity. Maya rarely uses this book due to finding the aftermath it causes to be grotesque.
  • Ninth Book: Soul Stalker (第九の書・かの多摩市の方鱗よソウルストーカー?): An A6 size book, where a torn page is folded into origami that can track down the location of a Sephira shard.[12] However, its difficulties lie in how the process can be demandingly slow.
  • Tenth Book: All Paper Aegis (第一〇の書・かくして紙の如き神の盾を持つオールドペーパー・イージス?): A defensive book that builds a sturdy defense through processed paper. It can also be used to create a campground when used together with the Third Book.

Surprisingly, despite her appearance, Maya is a combat-type Dominion. Hibiki reasons that her abilities aren't as outright destructive as some of the other Dominions. However, Maya is still able to fight and is likely a summoning-type fighter, meaning she prefers to send in what she creates from her abilities and books to fight for her.[13]


  • (To Mizuha Banouin and Rinemu Kirari) “Kind of but slightly different. My Unsigned Angel is a bookshelf. I have booked several abilities and put them on a bookshelf for use. Because it has to go through the process of choosing books on the bookshelf, it’s not suitable for combat──but at such times it’s all-purposeful.” [14]


  1. Date A Bullet Volume 8 ○Prologue
  2. Date A Bullet 3 ○Kurumi’s Third Region Binah
  3. Date A Bullet 5 p55-56, 59-61
  4. Date A Bullet 5 p122
  5. Date A Bullet 3 p194
  6. Date A Bullet Volume 5, Page 188 & 231-232
  7. Date A Bullet Volume 5, Page 302
  8. Date A Bullet Volume 3 Page 187-188
  9. Date A Bullet 5 p224-225
  10. 175×105mm. Approximately height of B6 and width of A6, it is one of the common sizes for mystery novels in Japan.
  11. Date A Bullet Volume 5, Page 275
  12. Date A Bullet Volume 5, Page 299
  13. Date A Bullet Volume 5 ○Casino Battle Royale
  14. Date A Bullet Volume 3 ○Suspects


Shido ItsukaKyouhei KannazukiElliot Baldwin WoodmanKyouji KawagoeMasaomi MikimotoMunechika NakatsugawaTatsuo ItsukaHiroto TonomachiFraser DouglasGillian AlmstedRoland ClaytonJames A. PaddingtonRoger MurdochSimpson
Mana TakamiyaHinako ShiizakiKozue MinowaKaren Nora MathersHaruko ItsukaEllen Mira MathersArtemisia Bell AshcroftJessica BaileyRyouko KusakabeMikie OkamineMildred F. FujimuraCecile O'BrienLeonora SearsAshley SinclairMinerva RiddellTamae OkamineAi YamabukiMai HazakuraMii FujibakamaHiroki TakajoNagisa HimekawaAsahi HoshimiyaKanon AyanokojiSawa YamauchiMatsurika SukarabeAya
Sephira Spirits
Tohka YatogamiYoshino HimekawaKurumi TokisakiKotori ItsukaYamai KazamachiMiku IzayoiNatsumi KyounoOrigami TobiichiNia HonjoMukuro Hoshimiya
Exclusive Spirits
Rinne SonogamiMaria ArusuMarina ArusuRio SonogamiMayuriRen
Other Spirits
Reine MurasameMio TakamiyaTohka Yatogami (Parallel World)
Doll MasterRinemu KirariMizuha BanouinMaya YukishiroAriadne FoxrotHaraka KagarikeOka MiyafujiYuri SagakureKareha BanouinCarte À JouerRetsumi Jugasaki
Other Quasi-Spirits
Hibiki HigoromoTsuanAiai NogiAyame TakeshitaYui SagakureIsami HijikataSheri MusikaFurue TonamiYue HiryuMayuka Momozono
Asgard Electronics
Elliot Baldwin WoodmanKaren Nora MathersTatsuo ItsukaHaruko Itsuka
Round Table
Elliot Baldwin WoodmanKaren Nora MathersFraser DouglasRoland ClaytonGillian Almsted
Fraxinus Bridge Members
Kotori ItsukaReine MurasameKyouhei KannazukiKyouji KawagoeMasaomi MikimotoHinako ShiizakiMunechika NakatsugawaKozue MinowaMana TakamiyaMARIA
Deus Ex Machina Industries
Sir Isaac Ray Pelham WestcottEllen Mira MathersArtemisia Bell AshcroftNibelcole
James A. PaddingtonRoger MurdochSimpson
Elliot Baldwin WoodmanKaren Nora MathersMana TakamiyaOrigami Tobiichi
Jessica BaileyMinerva Riddell • Edgar F. Carroll
Anti Spirit Team
Ryouko KusakabeMikie OkamineMildred F. Fujimura • Tomonara • Kagaya
Kyouhei KannazukiOrigami Tobiichi
Special Sorcery Service
Cecile O'BrienLeonora SearsAshley Sinclair
Artemisia Bell AshcroftMinerva Riddell
Raizen High School
Tamae OkamineReine Murasame • Chousoka Beshiyouichi
Shido ItsukaTohka YatogamiOrigami TobiichiKurumi Tokisaki Kaguya YamaiYuzuru YamaiHiroto TonomachiAi YamabukiMai HazakuraMii Fujibakama