Nei (ネイ, Nei) is a supporting character in Suikoden III. Nei is a travelling musician and troupe leader.
Nei's profile“ An elf and accomplished traveling busker. She is like a big sister to Toppo and Shabon. ”
Nei is an orphaned Elf woman who was raised by an elderly human man. Due to her unique upbringing she has no prejudice against humans at all. After her grandfather passed away, Toppo was to first person able to make the crying Nei smile with one of his pantomime performances. She is a talented musician and plays the bouzouki as the leader of a travelling troupe along with Toppo and Shabon. Her dream is for her troupe to have a theatre of their own in the future.
Nei's troupe would perform in Vinay del Zexay just as the War of the Champions broke out. Later, Nei would join the Fire Bringer with her troupe after Shabon was rescued from the harrassment of Guillaume. Having heard of Budehuc Castle, she was delighted to move on to an area with people to bring cheer to her with her performances. At Budehuc Castle, she would sometimes talk with Roland.
Following the war, Nei returned to her life of freedom, travelling with Toppo and Shabon.
- The bouzouki is a Greek string instrument usually made of three or four strings.
- Gensosuikoden III 108 Stars Character Guide (ISBN 4-7753-0331-7), page 183
- Gensosuikoden Kiwami Encyclopedia, page 335