|Themes||Megalomania, The Demon King Odio|
Ode Iou (おで いおう)
Is a character from Live A Live he is Odio`s incarnation in Feudal Japan. He is an evil power hungry warlord who wants nothing but war in Japan just for the fun of it. He makes many people do his bidding be they innocent or working with him of their own will and he imprisons those he sees as a threat to his plans such as Ryoma who could easily stop his plans. he is Another form which is his true form called the Frogsnake Demon, He is seen in this form in the final chapter in a chamber and is fought one last time in that form in the final battle. He becomes briefly playable if Oersted is chosen as the final main character.
He wears very simple looking red, yellow and purple Japanese robes and his head is bald at the top with hair at the very back which he keeps tied back in a ponytail and has a mustache. In his true form he looks like an over sized giant fat frog with a large snake wrapped around his neck.
He is very power hungry and greedy and wishes only to become ruler of Japan and keep it engulfed in war. He also treats his people as nothing more than disposable pawns not hesitating to send even his closest followers to fight Oboro in his place and not caring that any of them died. According to Ryoma in the ending Ode Iou had sacrificed his humanity to become the Frogsnake Demon all to try and rule over Japan showing that his greed will make him do anything but in the end everything blew up in his face.