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Basophil
 JAPANESE NAME 好塩基球
 ROMANJI Kōenkikyū
CHARACTER STATUS
 STATUS Active
 GENDER Male
 SPECIES Basophil Cell
 OCCUPATION Not Fully Discovered
DEBUT
 ANIME DEBUT Episode 4
 MANGA DEBUT Chapter 4
VOICED BY
 JAPANESE Tomokazu Sugita
 ENGLISH D. C. Douglas

Basophil (好塩基球 Kōenkikyū?) is a minor character in Cells at Work!.

Appearance

Befitting his enigmatic personality, most of his body is covered, leaving only the area around his eyes visible. Basophil wears a rain jacket over what appears to be a knit cap and a balaclava and carries an umbrella around, likely for protection against stomach acid. What lies behind that mask of his may never be known...

Personality

Much like actual basophils, he remains a mysterious figure, often appearing to speak through philosophical and metaphorical language.

Background

Basophil is a type of white blood cell, specifically Basophil. He is capable of triggering the release of histamines when encountering an antigen. He also can allure eosinophils and neutrophils when they are needed. His role is not fully discovered as he always remains mysterious. He is also a type of Granulocyte.

History

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He likes to read poem book on a sampan boat. One day, he's sortied into a battle and vanished since then.

Abilities

Trivia

  • Eosinophil is the only other cell shown to understand his style of speech, even interpreting for him in chapter 5 of the manga (episode 4 of the anime).
  • Despite being a white blood cell, he has not been shown participating in combat himself.