Shao Tenjuin

天樹院 シャオ

A Chinese looking boy. His hair is slicked back into a small tail on the back, and he always tries to keep himself calm and expressionless. He wears a black Mandarin jacket, similar to a Chinese martial artists clothing. Shao's personality is similar to a philosopher. He is calm and expressionless majority of the time but there are moments when certain events can break his facade. He along with Marie are the most responsible of Root , he is also very determined on protecting everyone. Shao blames himself for the death of Elmore and the taking of Marie and the others. In the future, it is revealed he has a strong crush on Marie.