Worick Arcangelo

Worick Anime


Wārikku Ākānjerō
Personal Details
Eye Color
Hair Color
Domenico Arcangelo (father; deceased)
Unnamed prostitute (mother)
Clarisse Arcangelo (foster mother; deceased)
Michel Arcangelo (half-brother; deceased)
Professional Details
Hired Gun
Voice Actors
Japanese Voice Actor
English Voice Actor
Ian Sinclair[1]
Justin Briner (teen)
First Appearance
Manga Debut
Anime Debut

Worick Arcangelo (ワーリック・アーカーンジェロー, Wārikku Ākānjerō), born Wallace Arcangelo, is one of the main protagonists of GANGSTA. He is a prominent normal within Ergastulum who works with Nicolas Brown as hired guns in their group called Benriya.


Worick - anime

Worick is a light skinned man with long blonde hair which is set in a ponytail, with a very thin mustache and a thin amount of hair on his chin. He also has blue eyes but wears a black eye patch over his left eye which was burned out when he was younger. He has a thin amount of body hair and a tribal tattoo on his back, just underneath his neck. He is usually seen wearing a black suit with a blue shirt. He gets a lot of attention from women and is considered to be very attractive.


Worick is an easygoing and cheerful person who gives away smiles like confetti at a parade. He is kind-hearted to a fault and is extremely protective of people he cares for, though despite his friendly attitude he seems to keep most people at an arm's length when it comes to his personal issues. While he has a fairly laid-back attitude, he takes things seriously when it's important and gets the job he's required to do done. Worick does tend to tease people a lot, and has a naturally mischievous attitude.

Despite his cheerful exterior and laid back demeanor, Worick seems to have a somewhat nihilistic view on society as a whole, a view that he hides behind humor and a good-natured personality. While his alignment isn't a façade entirely, he does admit to hating both Twilights as well as non-Twilights, though quickly covers it up as a joke.



"Young Master Wallace" at age 13.

Worick, formerly Wallace Arcangelo, was the second son and the sole survivor of the wealthy Arcangelo Family.  Worick was an illegitimate child, a fact his father used as an excuse for the constant abuse he heaped on him. If not for the violence of his life, Worick would have led a relatively sheltered existence surrounded by servants, a private tutor and a succession of bodyguards ending with Nicolas. Worick initially disliked Nic both for his silence and for his "uselessness", but he later apologized and the two became friends. He taught Nic to read and write and the two learned sign language together. Worick ultimately paid off Nic's father in order to save him from his abusive situation, but Nic reacted with shock at being abandoned. After recovering, he offered to kill Worick's family. Though Worick's answer was not conclusively shown, Nic does eventually snap and do just that. Worick seems to carry some guilt from this event.

Now on his own, Worick took a job as a gigolo, initially at the Corsica-run brothel "Pussy". At some point he and Nicolas started Benriya, though he still took gigolo jobs on the side as a freelancer. He later saved Alex and took her in to work with Benriya. She became their secretary and he enjoys flirting shamelessly with her.


Worick was part of the wealthy Arcangelo family. When all of his relatives were slaughtered he moved to Ergastulum, where he started being a gigolo. Eventually he and Nicolas created Benriya, though he didn't leave his job as a gigolo.


Nicolas BrownEdit

Worick has a somewhat conflicted opinion of Nicolas Brown, his lifelong partner and best friend. On one side, they have a very close relationship, exemplified by how they frequently joke around together and tease each other. He is very protective of Nicolas, and won't hesitate to show aggression to anyone that badmouths his friend. He also is the one to make sure Nicolas doesn't overdose on his necessary Celebre medication, and often has to restrain Nic and order him to stop when he does overdose. On the other hand, he hasn't forgotten that Nic killed his family, despite him not having much affection for them in the first place. He had insisted back then when Nic was about to commit suicide after murdering Worick's family, that Nic would have to live, and when Nic died, he'd die full of painful memories.

Alex BenedettoEdit

Alex is on good terms with Worick. Despite Worick's lackadaisical and flirtatious nature with her, upon first meeting her Worick was quite taken to her and was the one to seem hesitant on killing her along with Barry's crew even though he was ordered to. He also, like with Nic, is very protective of her, as he's taken it upon himself to monitor her, if she ever suffers hallucinations from withdrawal of the TB pills. Worick acts like something of an older brother to Alex because he feels like Ergastulum is no place for someone like her and wants her to leave very soon, but until then, she's welcome to stay with Benriya.


Nina is a regular visitor to Benriya and Worick often treats her in a fatherly manner, with the occasional exception of telling her things such as his line of work, which Alex deems inappropriate. It is hinted at that Nina may have a slight crush on Worick, by the way she often gets flustered around him and his "clients".


Worick possesses an incredible memory, something which Dr. Theo likens to something similar to hyperthymesia. He is able to remember all the people he meets and sees; including their names, faces, physical characteristics, and even where he last saw them, which he uses to help the police identify mutilated corpses. He is also capable of skimming through an entire book and remember its contents. His ability also causes him to have flashbacks as small things can cause him to instantly remember entire events. To other people it seems as though he just drifted off though he snaps out of it after a few moments. This also means he has forgotton nothing of his painful childhood and is tortured by memories and nightmares of his father's beatings.

He also seems to be quite skilled in using a gun despite most likely having skewed depth perception due to being half blind.



  • "Aww, man, This is awkward. How can I kill a lady?"
  • (Worick talking about the Tagged) "But when the owner takes it off and holds it the meaning slightly changes. It's not used as identifying someone, but more like... A warning. Like: Beware of the dog."
  • " Im sorry, but Barry won't ever be coming back"
  • "Thats just great Nic, you stole my thunder!"
  • "She said,"thank you" for the handkerchief"
  • "Give up pretty please..."
  • (Worick talking about Alex.) "This is also the kind of loot the Benriya collects."
  • "If ya ever open your ugly trap in front of me again... I swear I'll make you one more hole, right in your fuckin' crotch. Got that? ...Ms. Whore."


  • His favoured brand of cigarettes is Pall Mall, the same kind he's smoked since he was thirteen.
  • He and Nic have matching tattoos on their upper backs.
  • He seems to have a habit of picking up strays.
  • Has a collection of different eye patches.[2]
  • His weapon of choice is a handgun.