At the start of manga, a scrupulously fair college student named Nao Kanzaki - receives a bundle including 100 million yen (about 1 million dollars) along with a note that she's now a contestant in the Liar Game Tournament. Contestants should cheat and lie to have other contestants' cash, using the losing ones compelled to endure a debt proportional with their losses. When Nao's first competition - a former teacher that is sure - steals her cash, she seeks help from a con man named Shinichi Akiyama. Though they manage to get the better of him, Nao and Akiyama determine to buy out his debt and progress through different rounds of the Liar Game Tournament against merciless contestants, while in the exact same time trying to free their competitors from debt also to get the better of the Liar Game organization from within.
These characteristics enable her to win the trust of fellow contestants in the Liar Game, although she's incredibly reliable and, initially, innocent. Nao is usually in a position to make deep insights regarding human nature and the Liar Game and slowly learns to challenge others while keeping her power to trust her allies, while becoming more mature and considerate with each round played. She continues to play wanting to save the other players that have fallen into debt although Nao has had several great opportunities to depart the Liar Game. The simply known family member of Nao is her dad, who's in the hospital with terminal cancer.
In Volume 1 because he was reminded by her fair character of his mom, he's only been released from prison and consents to help Nao in the Liar Game. For continuing in the Liar Game Akiyama's motivation will be to discover the actual reasons on the other side of the Liar Game Tournament
The former teacher and competition in Round 1, who had been initially a type guy of Nao concerned regarding the wellbeing of his pupils. Following a number of misfortunes, Fujisawa is now hateful, mad, and mistrustful. Nao is shocked when he told her if she goes into debt that he does not care or is driven to pay it back. The choice of Akiyama, yet, just solidifies to aid Nao. By the end of Round 1 when Akiyama outsmarts to that he is able to repay his debt Nao although Fujisawa gives her winnings to Fujisawa, Fujisawa is last seen bowing in gratitude to her.
A male to female transgendered man who first appears in Round 2, where she poses as a girl named Hitomi. Perhaps in-transition or post op MtF transsexual (in which case she shouldn't be called a transvestite, which differs from transgender), promises to be female in body along with thoughts, and exclusively male according to your birth certificate; still has breasts when not dressed in drag. Sly, computing, and a 5th degree black belt, Fukunaga is a skilled manipulator whose weaknesses may actually be her desire for her temper and cash. Alludes to being clearly older than she looks, age unknown. During Round 3, Fukunaga learns to work with Nao and Akiyama, as well as when Fukunaga completes the round debt-free, she decides to continue in the tournament to assist them. Nevertheless, Fukunaga is removed in the match with over one billion yen of debt and is made to face Yokoya without their help in the next resurrection round. In later chapters, Fukunaga understands begins and Nao's progress to get fond of her, although she still believes she's clumsy. Nao additionally noted that Fukunaga may have a crush on Akiyama. After Fukunaga's identified-as-male-at birth identity is disclosed, the Japanese text intentionally avoids referring to "her" by sex. (In the live variant this character remains male, but with a vaguely gay overtone). She's totally convincing as a female when she often has everyone fooled and wants. Additionally stated to have managed to play a persuasive nondescript man to orchestrate a scam (not shown), despite having outstanding "real" cleavage, said to be caused by a variety of female hormone shots and breast augmentation surgery with saline implants.