She, along with her pet deer-fox Twig , her mother Johanna , and her friends from the city of Trolberg as well as a little elf named Alfur and its surroundings, embarks in a multitude of supernatural adventures , encountering a diverse cast of magical creatures inspired by Scandinavian folklore. Hilda is a young girl who is 11 years old . She sports light blue hair, making her stand out from the rest of the human cast. Her typical outfit, which she wears both indoors and outdoors, consists of a black beret; a yellow scarf; a red sweater with yellow cuffs; a blue skirt, which is of the same signature blue as her hair; black leggings and red rain boots. She has a Caucasian complexion, just like other human characters.
Since then, it has expanded into several spin-off games, a TCG, an anime series, anime movies, mangas, and OVAs among other incarnations. The franchise is primarily a game, but it has diverse adaptations. Stories in multiple medias attract distinct niches of fans. Due to that, different ships involving the counterparts of the same characters are given different names, also the characters as well are considered separated people. For example, Serena of the game, whose popular ships are Lacewoodshipping.
Hilbert is the male protagonist in Black and White. He is the counterpart to Hilda. He is often referred to as Black, while his counterpart, Hilda, is often referred to as White.