Sakuya Izayoi is a character in the Touhou Project
. Working for her mistress Remilia Scarlet
, she is the chief maid
at the Scarlet Devil Mansion
. She is also the only human working at the Scarlet Devil Mansion. Sakuya has the special power of stopping time. After she stops time she places knives in mid air and when time is resumed these knives fly towards her target. Izayoi also uses time in a practical way in order to help with her job. She uses time manipulation to accomplish large amounts of maid work in a short period. As a result of her mastery of knives Sakuya has become an incredibly good cook, and enjoys creating exquisite Chinese delacacies.