The Hoshis (星, Hoshi; Literally meaning "Star")[1] are a special family that owns a old martial arts dojo and is the progenitor of their branch family, the Star Clan.[2]


Similar to that of the Star Clan, the naming within members the family follows a pattern; first name correlating to a color and the stylization of a star at the center of the name before the surname.[3] The family also possess a special star glare like that of the Star Clan, though the glare show up only on one pupil and the star is only formed and shaped halfway.[2]

Special AbilitiesEdit

The Hoshi family practices various special skills and techniques within their dojo, family, and by extension, the other branches of the family:

Martial arts & fighting stylesEdit

  • Art of Assassination (暗殺術, Ansatsu Jutsu): The Hoshi are skilled in the usage of assassination techniques.[4]
  • Old Ways (古武術, Ko Bujutsu; FUNimation "Ancient martial arts"): The Hoshi family are knowledgeable in the ancient teaching of martial arts meant for killing their opponents. Despite this, it also has non-lethal applications.[2]

List of known membersEdit

Name Status
Akane☆Hoshi Active


  • Currently, the connection between the Hoshi family and the Hoshino family remains unknown.


  1. Soul Eater Volume 21 afterword translation notes - The translation notes mentions that this is, indeed, the family name
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Soul Eater NOT!: Chapter 6
  3. Soul Eater Manga: Chapter 92 — Akane is introduced as Akane☆Hoshi, in which literally means "Red☆Star.
  4. Soul Eater Not! Volume 4.5

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