The Five Columns are a group of five Otomes selected from the best students of the Garderobe Academy. Their master is Fumi, the founder of Garderobe. They appear in the anime Mai-Otome and the official video animations Mai-Otome 0~S.ifr~ and Mai-Otome Zwei.
They hold authority over the graduation of Otomes and their punishment for misconduct.
Mai-Otome 0~S.ifr~ Edit
The Five Columns during the time depicted in Mai-Otome 0~S.ifr~ are: -
|First Column||Elliot Chandler||GalacticaMarine|
|Second Column||Una Shamrock||Bewitching Smile Amethyst||Principal of Garderobe|
|Third Column||Rei Zarganote||Intensly Playing Peridot|
|Fourth Column||Kyoko Shimabuki||Whirlwind Rose Quartz|
|Fifth Column||Iruma Vandeveld||Ice Silver Crystal|
The Five Columns during the time depicted in Mai-Otome and Mai-Otome Zwei are: -
|First Column||Sara Gallagher||GalacticaMarine||Was originally going to be Mai Tokiha|
|Second Column||Natsuki Kruger||Ice Silver Crystal||Principal of Garderobe|
|Third Column||Shizuru Viola||Bewitching Smile Amethyst|
|Fourth Column||Juliet Nao Zhang||Break String Spinel||Selected during Mai-Otome|
|Fifth Column||Mahya Blythe||Swirling Dance Fluorite|