Marisa Kirisame is one of the most popular heroines in the adorable world of Touhou Project - a multimedia franchise which originated from the doujin game series developed by Team Shanghai Alice. Considered to be one of the series’ protagonists, Marisa is an ordinary human magician who makes her first appearance in the second game in the series, The Story of Eastern Wonderland. Since then, she’s appearance in almost every other Touhou game most often as an ally of the series’ other protagonist, Reimu Hakurei.
Marisa lives in the Forest of Magic where she also runs a magic shop and has a sideline in burglary and youkai hunting. She is also the author of a popular book, The Grimoire of Marisa, which contains reviews of various spell cards used by herself and others.