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Quotation1 Predictions exist to help living beings achieve happiness. And I've always wanted to become a clairvoyant. Quotation2
Neon Nostrade, to Chrollo Lucilfer
2011 | 1999

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Neon Nostrade
Kana

ネオン=ノストラード

Rōmaji

Neon Nosutorādo

Debuts
Manga Debut

Chapter 70

Anime Debut

Episode 48 (1999)
Episode 41 (2011)

Portrayal
Japanese Voice

Yuko Maekawa (1999)
Kana Ueda (2011)

English Voice

Jasmin Dobranski (1999)

Profile
Gender

Female

Age

16

Hair Color

Pink (manga & 1999)
Blue (2011)

Eye Color

Blue (1999 & 2011)
Brown (manga)

Occupation

Fortune Teller

Relatives

Light Nostrade (Father)

Nen
Type

Specialization

Abilities

Lovely Ghostwriter (Angelic Auto Writing) (former)

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Neon Nostrade (ネオン=ノストラード, Neon Nosutorādo) is the daughter of Light Nostrade of the Nostrade Mafia Family and a flesh collector.

Appearance

2011 | 1999

Neon Nostrade 2011 Design
Neon Nostrade 2011 Design
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Personality

Neon is a spoiled young lady, and will throw tantrums whenever she doesn't get things her way.[1][2] She is also fond of collecting human body parts, the main reason why the Nostrade family had to attend the Southern Piece Auction in Yorknew City.[3] Neon, is in fact, very childlike in the way she has a lack of empathy for others.[4] However, she first shows empathy towards another being when her hand maid Eliza is in grief.[5] Although being pampered and apathetic, Neon's traits are actually a product of childlike innocence; an inability to comprehend emotions beyond what a child can understand, although she is 16 years old. She is shown to be otherwise good natured.

Background

Neon Nostrade
Neon with the scarlet eyes.

Neon is the only daughter of the head of the Nostrade family, Light Nostrade.[6]

Plot

Yorknew arc

Neon appears in the arc when Kurapika interviews for a position among her bodyguards.[7] Neon is spoiled; she receives everything she demands by threatening to cease the use of her ability for her father's benefit.[8] Neon is also very involved with the occult and is an avid collector of rare human flesh, such as the Scarlet Eyes of the Kurta Clan.[9]

Neon and Chrollo
Neon discussing life and death with Chrollo.
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Neon cares very little about anything else other than her collection; even the death of her head bodyguard, Dalzollene, caused her no grief.[10] However when news about Squala's death reached one of her female attendants Eliza, Neon is shown to give her compassion and decide to go home even without the items that she wanted from the auction.[11]

Greed Island arc

She is briefly seen again unable to use her Hatsu anymore, having been stolen by the leader of the Phantom Troupe.

Nen Ability

Neon's Nen Type: Specialization
Type: Specialization

Lovely Ghostwriter (天使の自動筆記 (ラブリーゴーストライター) Angelic Auto Writing) (former)

Lovely Ghost Writer 2011

Neon predicts the future through quatrains that she writes down unconsciously; the summoned Lovely Ghostwriter manipulates Neon's arm to automatically write her poems.[12] The target must handwrite his name (aliases and handles count), full date of birth, and blood type on the piece of paper on which she will write the poem.[13] A picture of the target's face is necessary if he isn't present.[14]

Neon's fortunes take the form of a poem with four or five quatrains of four lines each. Each verse represents a week of the current month, and typically events referenced in the poem are present as metaphors.[15] Inauspicious fortunes always contain advice, and misfortune can be avoided if warnings are heeded. She cannot predict her own future[16].[17]

During the events of the Yorknew City story arc, Neon's ability is stolen by Chrollo Lucilfer. Now without the use of her ability, her father is in shambles without the security it provided.


Bodyguards

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Neon's Bodyguards
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Neon once had 9 personal bodyguards, Kurapika being one of them, but only 4 of them are alive now. Kurapika is the present leader of her bodyguards.[18] The following are some of Neon's former and present bodyguards:

Kurapika - Neon's current head bodyguard. He became one Neon's bodyguard because of her being a body part collector which may get him some leads on how to retrieve the scarlet eyes of his tribesmen and also that he can go to Yorknew city.

Type: Conjuration, Ability: Nen Chains, Status: Active

Dalzollene - Originally the head bodyguard taking care of Neon, the only person who had direct contact with Neon's father, Light Nostrade, and the organizer of hiring bodyguards. He was killed by the Phantom Troupe when they went to rescue Uvogin. Later on Kurapika takes over his position.

Type: Unknown, Ability: Nen enhanced sword, Status: Deceased

Shachmono Tocino - One of the older members of the bodyguards, he was sent to spy on and test Kurapika and the rest of the new people to see if they were worthy of being bodyguards. But of course his trick was soon discovered by Kurapika. Shachmono was killed in the first auction of Yorknew by the Phantom Troupe.

Type: Emission, Ability: Eleven Black Assistants: Thankless Heroes, Status: Deceased

Squala - Also an older member of the bodyguards and care taker for Neon's pet dogs. After he was warned by Kurapika that the Phantom Troupe was coming to his location, he was advised to escape immediately; he took the fake scarlet eyes that Kortopi made Kurapika buy for Neon from the auction, and so the Phantom Troupe was able to follow the Nen trace and capture him. After Pakunoda have read his mind and realized that he was not the chain user that they were searching for, Nobunaga kills him. He was in a romantic relationship with Eliza, one of Neon's female attendants.

Type: Manipulation, Ability: Dog Manipulation, Status: Deceased

Ivlenkov - A bodyguard who was given the task of bidding for a pair of Scarlet Eyes at the underground auction together with Baise and Shachmono Tocino. He was killed by Shizuku of the Phantom Troupe.

Type: Unknown, Ability: Unknown, Status: Deceased

Baise - Baise is a Manipulator with the ability to make one a slave for 180 minutes by kissing a person. She used it on Squala during the bodyguard recruitment test. During the first underground auction in Yorknew City she was one of the three bodyguards sent to buy what Neon wanted in the auction, but everyone was murdered by the Phantom Troupe that night. She is killed by Shizuku.

Type: Manipulation, Ability: Instant Lover: 180 Minute Love Slave, Status: Deceased

Basho - Basho is the tough guy in the gang, and is from the country of Jappon like Hanzo. Basho's Nen ability is to write a Haiku and whatever he writes will come true, depending on how good the poem is. In the anime, to test Squala, he writes the Haiku "My hand makes a fist/Anything I punch with it/Will burst into flames," and he hit a chair and it ignited into flames. Then he wrote that whomever lies will die in a "Trial by fire," causing Squala to admit he was the spy.

Type: Conjuration, Ability: Great Haiku: The Wandering Haiku Poet, Status: Active

Melody - Melody is a music Hunter that has an incredible sense of hearing and is one of Neon's new bodyguards, she can tell if someone is telling the truth or not by listening to their heartbeats.

Type: Emission, Ability: Musical Nen, Status: Active

Linssen - Linssen is a Pro Hunter, also under the employment of the Nostrade family as one of Neon's bodyguards. Not much is known about him.

Type: Unknown,Ability: Unknown, Status: Active

Attendants

Eliza - Eliza is one of Neon's personal attendants, She is a woman always seen wearing a kimono and following Neon. She was in a romantic relationship with Squala, a member of Neon's longtime bodyguards, until he was killed by Phantom Troupe while trying to escape with the fake scarlet eyes.

Appearances in Other Media

Hunter × Hunter: The Last Misson

Neon attends the Battle Olympia tournament at Heavens Arena, and is accompanied by Kurapika, Melody, and Linssen. Kurapika and Melody stay close to her side as she looks down at the ring. She takes her father's place in attending the tournament, as he was feeling ill at the time. She nearly falls asleep during Netero's speech out of boredom.

Right before the tournament starts, she is interested in one of the competitors, and happily looks to Kurapika to talk with him about it, only to find him missing (he had gone to meet Hisoka). Along with everyone in the stadium, Neon is taken hostage. When she is freed during Biscuit's fighting against the intruders, she laughs excitedly as she watches the woman fight. After the tournament is finished, Neon returns home in a car filled with stuffed animals with Linssen as her driver. Kurapika and Melody accompany her in a separate vehicle.

Trivia

  • Her last name Nostrade is probably a reference to Nostradamus, the famous French seer and La Cosa Nostra, the nickname for the Italian mafia.
  • She has the same voice actress as Kalluto in the 1999 anime adaptation.
  • On episode 41 of the 2011 series she has an Puu figurine from Yu Yu Hakusho tied on her phone strap.

References

  1. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 8, Chapter 72
  2. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 8, Chapter 73
  3. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 8, Chapter 70
  4. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 9, Chapter 79
  5. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 13, Chapter 121
  6. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 8, Chapter 71
  7. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 8, Chapter 70
  8. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 8, Chapter 71
  9. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 8, Chapter 72
  10. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 9, Chapter 79
  11. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 13, Chapter 121
  12. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 11, Chapter 96
  13. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 11, Chapter 95
  14. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 12, Chapter 110
  15. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 11, Chapter 96
  16. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 8, Chapter 72
  17. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 12, Chapter 110
  18. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 9, Chapter 79

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