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Eri Kasamoto (笠本 英里, Kasamoto Eri) is one of the protagonists in the Metal Slug series.

Character Summary

"You live then you die - all alone..." - Eri's pet phrase.

An orphan who was abandoned in front of a church, her earliest memory is escaping the church and becoming the leader of a street gang. Her leadership skills were discovered by the Government Forces Intelligence Agency, who gave her special training as a spy. Eri, however, found assassination and subterfuge missions to be heavily distasteful, so she applied to be transferred to S.P.A.R.R.O.W.S., of which she was specially granted considering her ability and deeds.

In the Second Uprising, she showed exemplary performance in suppression operations and stopped Morden's Army from executing the uprising. She was promoted to staff sergeant.

Eri is also known as the "Memphis Bomb Princess" due to her extensive use of grenades. This is shown in her MSA infobox and a conversation with El Dorado.

Skills

In Metal Slug 6 and Metal Slug 7, Eri is skilled in using grenades. She can aim her throws, not to mention her grenades cause more damage and she picks more grenade ammo.

Appearance

Eri has blonde hair and brown eyes. She wears a green bandanna on her head, a green vest with a white T-shirt/tank top underneath, wrist bracelets (sometimes gloves), dark green short shorts held by a belt with a silver buckle, knee pads, socks and a pair of army boots.

Trivia

  • Spelling her name backwards (in Hiragana) people will get the name of a famous Japanese pop star Rie Tomosaka.
  • Nadia, Leona and, to an extent, Tyra are sprite edits of Eri, as all four share similar animations.
  • Both she and Fiolina Germi were the first women to be introduced in the heroes team in Metal Slug 2 (formerly composed only by the males Marco and Tarma).
  • Eri's ability to change the direction of the bombs she throws is quite unique as this has been requested by fans since after the debut of the Metal Slug series.

Gallery

Characters
Heroes Main Series Marco RossiTarma RovingEri KasamotoFio GermiTrevor SpaceyNadia CasselRalf JonesClark StillLeona Heidern
Spin-Offs Walter RyanTyra ElsonHeroGimletRed EyeTequila
Mobile Roberto NicolaNathalie NeoAlisa StewartHeltonTildeNikitaMatildaAmirWhipHeidern
Support Hyakutaro IchimonjiRumi AikawaMadoka AikawaUtanNavelSelinaIssenman TarouErisHyakumantaroPupipi
Villains Main Series Donald MordenAllen O'NeilAbul AbbasRootmarsDoctorAvatar of EvilInvader King
Spin-Offs Allen Jr.OgumaMacbaLt. WiredKananHilde Garn
Mobile Unknown AlienVictorPtolemaiosAnubis the ChainedNanook
Instructors Sophia GreenvilleMargaret SouthwoodRiviera von WittenbergMaryell von WittenbergCynthia HartnettAnne
NPC AnnouncerPOWsDuke KoudouSatiko SuzukiGerhardt City CiviliansScott Amundsen Jr.MinerGenie of LampOrcaPresidentSurvivorsFishmanLumberjackSailorChinese Soldier
Crossover KOF TeamBattle Cats
Unused Phil GeneMichiko NakajimaAngry Man • "Achilles" • "Tabomba"
Metal Slug Attack
Regular Army Associates MS-AliceAnna WieseMidori SchumannMelloRita LewinskyAmberNikitaReika BradfordLouiseGiseeMS-HeartAshleyRockyGrowlJephetVictoriaClaudiaKanaeHowellPhiElizabeth Mariani
Metal Device Project PercheAmiMollyMenzelUlalaMaggieAvvioQuaithKaren
Rebel Army Associates RapidJuliaChloeIzabellaEddaGrowth & ClineNaomiAleshaJane Doe
ACE AbigailDionRomyKriemhildKatalina
"Frozen Brigade" BeatrizVickyDolores
Blaze Brigade GraziaLorettaNorah
Allen Platoon DestradeHuracanConnyNantesPadwah
Science Department VitaNavyNovaEmmaMillefieSylfieFluffyEight Eight
Arabian Army ShizukaAisha
Ptolemaic Army Rebellion DragunovYoshinoCarolineVeronicaSisiliaTowaSimonMiharuChunyanOwenShoLucyPhoebeJosetteMizunaMatildaLittle Lady BlackSvetlaHumphreyLithosYutongTatyanaCica
Cultists Mira D. GenesisMariaDamianAchettoSallyCaraOao-OneSorceress
Secret Sect Anastasia IVBelieversBeechamMelvinaAnastasia IZahara
Space Army Martians Professor "Aionion"Mars People NeoPercierClone AbbyClone BettyMars People RangersAriadnaGemini TwinsHalleBonnyClarioHarriotCode Marionette:UnPaulineLeoneClarisUnsignedDraco
Invaders OdetteAnnetteLydiaNowanSchwarz MetzeleiFedeln MetzeleiRillacleFrankeTelekoBloom MetzeleiOdileBersekGeweih MetzeleiPurple KingBarbelnBiene GoldenesSwordeistDrache GoldenesEis MonstrumAi Agate
Independent Army Amadeus Syndicate White BabyAlmaIron FortressValerian BearsFirst BabyType:Ant-Lion
Red Goblin Society Scotia AmundsenRed GoblinVatnJinAileenElenaLichtIchimaWendyYuki Tsuki HanaBushin Tenzan
Mummy Army PharaohCleopatraHemetArsinoeHatholSharifaRamalSekhat
Vampires AswangAgaliaSharlGrace
"World Military Corp." KellyMayaMirror Mantis
Mirage Circus CocatrixBunny
Independents El DoradoElysionEstherTeresaMinervaYang DaoOttoIdo
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