Characters are peaceful, interactive entities in Anodyne. They often provide dialog when you press C facing them.
A complete dump of all English dialog in version 1.509 can be found here: http://pastebin.com/uyZqN6Kn
“Young (pronounced Jung) is the protagonist, and only playable character, of Anodyne. He is an...Young
“Rank is a Link-esque character encountered in the west of the Fields. He is the fourth NPC in...Rank
“The Rock Creature is a native creature found in the Red Sea area. It is stationary, harmless...Rock Creature
“Edward is a character found in the Woods. He sits on the ground, rocking back and forth. He...Edward