Note: The article covers the organization in various media appearances and has no intention of criticizing said organization in real life.

The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (陸上自衛隊 Rikujō Jieitai), also known as the JGSDF, is the main branch of Japan Self-Defense Forces and the de-facto army of Japan. They are the secondary antagonist organization in the first season of the anime Date A Live.

History and Foundation

The JGSDF was created on July 1, 1954. After the Cold War, their main concern was to maintain internal security in Japan and combat a possible Soviet invasion. The largest of the three services of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force is responsible for maintaining internal security in Japan and operates under the command of the chief of ground staff, based in Ichigaya, Tokyo.

Affiliates

Deus.Ex.Machina Industries

In secret from the world, Japan Ground Self Defense has a majority of the craft of weapons and technology, its relationship with the DEM industries is not shown to the public and neither the world's authorities, in secret the two factions work together in creating shadows and developing weapons, building new types of combat units Realizer and even using living people as designs for new weapons testing.

Anti-Spirit Team

The Anti-Spirit Team (AST) is a special unit within the JGSDF designed to suppress and eliminate spirits by means of killing them, although they have yet to do anything more than drive them off. The public has no knowledge of this Special Forces Unit. Currently, it is shown that the AST is made purely out of females and for the most part teenage girls.

Known Members

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Overall Main Antagonists
Isaac Ray Peram Westcott | Mio Takamiya | White Queen | President Hanagata | Yuunami Airi | Sherman | Kurome Ankokuboshi | Rei Ryghts

Spirits (Date A Live)
Rinne Sonogami | Kurumi Tokisaki | Origami Tobiichi | Miku Izayoi | Mukuro Hoshimiya | Natsumi | Yoshinon | Ren Dystopia | Kaguya Ray Peram Westcott | Nibelcol | Marina Arusu | Phantom | Beast

Deus.Ex.Machina Industries
Isaac Ray Peram Westcott | Ellen Mira Mathers | Artemisia Bell Ashcroft | Jessica Bailey | Mana Takamiya | Origami Tobiichi | Minerva Liddell | Marina Arusu | Roger Murdoch | Simpson | Russell | Edgar F. Caroll | Maruna Arusu | James A. Paddington | Andrew Kersee Dunstan Francis Barbirolli | Ryouko Kusakabe | Tomonara | Kagaya | Nibelcol | Elliot Baldwin Woodman | Mio Takamiya | Karen Nora Mathers | Knox | Ernest Brennan | Barton | Captain Reys | Cecile O'Brien | Leonora Sears | Ashley Sinclair | D.E.M Industries Droid Army

Inverse Spirits
Inverse Tohka Yatogam | Devil Origami | Dark Yoshino | Nibelcol | White Queen | Isaac Ray Peram Westcott

Okamine Heavy Industries
Torataro Okamine | Mikie Okamine

Ratatoskr Council
Reine | Elliot Baldwin Woodman | Karen Nora Mather | Fraser Douglas | Gillian Almsted | Roland Claiton

Quasi-Spirits
Bilah Kingdom
Aiai Nogi | Ayame Takeshita | Yui Sagakure | False Proxy | Tsuan | Isami Hijikata | Sheri Musi-kA | Furue Tonami | Rinemu Kirari | Mizuha Banouin | White Queen | Carte À Jouer | Kareha Banouin | Doll Master | Retsumi Jugasaki

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Anti Spirit Team
Ryouko Kusakabe | Tomonara | Kagaya | Origami Tobiichi | Mana Takamiya | Mikie Okamine

Special Sorcery Service
Minerva Liddell | Cecile O'Brien | Leonora Sears | Ashley Sinclair

Yard
Charllote Meyers | Izabell | Dais

Demon Kings
Angels
Camael | Zafkiel | Nehemah | Zadkiel | Eden | Demon King | Kerubiel | Gabriel

Unknown Race
Asanagi Kyutoku | Mahiru Ookuni | Yuunami Airi | Yaegaki Aoi

Dorfa Corporation
Four Heavenly Czars of Dorfa
President Hanagata | Zenke | Marianna | Apollonius | Paiga | Bernard | Zagi | Seguro | Vivia | Della | Sanguina

Septerion Club
Junown | Chiaki | Noei | Pappin

Seven Sages
Rei Ryghts | Arfoire | Pirachu | Abnes | Croire | Anonydeath | Copypaste | Mr. Badd | Yellow Heart

Secret Organization AffimaX
Affimojas | Arfoire | Pirachu | Steamax

Arfoire Syndicate of International Crime
CFW Magic | CFW Tricky | CFW Judge | CFW Brave | Linda

Zero Dimension
Kurome Ankokuboshi | Dark Black | Dark Blue | Dark Green | Dark Purple

Others
Animal Abusers | Hotshot TV Producer | Kidnappers | Rapists | The Dark Guardian | White Guardian | Red Guardian | Ashcroft Assembly | Demon King | DEM Industry Alpha Team of Japan Branch | Azna=Leb | Ganache | Grim Reaper | Demon Yamai | Order Woman | Singe | Overlord Momus | HachimaJin | Minitouros | Dark Knight | Demon King Jester | Cheetah | Yvoire | Kyouno ■■

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