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Rei Hino (Crystal)
|火野 レイ |
Miko/Priestess at Hikawa Shrine
Rei has long black hair that has a slight purple tint, purple eyes, and red earrings. She is often seen wearing her red and white miko robes, as well as her school uniform.
At first, Rei appears to be cold and distant from everyone, as everyone believes she is responsible for the missing people. She gradually warms up to Usagi and Ami after they defend her.
Rei first appears in a cameo at Hikawa Shrine mediating in front her sacred fire, in Act 2 - Ami, Sailor Mercury.
In Act 3 - Rei, Sailor Mars, she is seen meditating over fire and predicting that something very strange was about to occur.
Powers and Abilities
Rei possesses unusually strong spiritual powers as a priestess/miko. She can detect supernatural activity, extract and purify evil forces from others, and see vivid visions of the future and incoming threats and dangers. She also possesses the physic ability of pyromancy; the ability to see the past or future via flames and fire. Also she frequently has vivid prophetic dreams of future events while sleeping.
Her innate spiritual energies and powers are far much stronger when she is transformed into Sailor Mars.
- Her name is a homonym for the phrase "Spirit of Fire" which is a reference to the element she creates, controls and manipulates.
- She keeps two pet ravens, Phobos and Deimos.
- She seems calmer and more mysterious in this version; similar to Setsuna, and Hotaru.
- In her miko outfit, she bears a slight resemblance to both Kikyo or Kagome from Inuyasha in their manga-based characters.