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Yukari Nishida (西田 優華璃 Nishida Yukari) is the older sister of Yusei Nishida who also makes the Mizusawa High School's Karuta Club T-shirts.


Appearance[]

Yukari is a chubby girl with long blonde hair, her hairstyle is twintail. Her face is similar to her brother Yusei's. She usually uses her pink and white-spotted dress.

Personality[]

She exhibits a typical tsundere personality; she hides her kind and loving side within a mean and irritable exterior. She actually likes to help people out, even if she says otherwise. 

She loves from a distance. Komano didn't know she had a crush on him because she didn't approach him, and neither did Kinashi

She also has a preference for small, slit-like eyes, which is probably the reason she dumped Komano for Kinashi. 

History[]

When the Mizusawa team won the second place at the Tokyo tournament and got to the national championship at Omi Jingu for their second year, Yukari made them t-shirts. But, at the top-right there are words 'for the second place' which make Misuzawa choose to wear their original t-shirt instead.

Her relationship with Hiro Kinashi from Hokuo seriously disturbs her brother.

Synopsis[]

Relationships[]

Hiro Kinashi[]

Hiro is Yukari's boyfriend and she does what she can to support him, even spying on her brother's karuta club to make sure Retro-kun's team wins.

Yusei Nishida[]

Yusei is Yukari's little brother. She also supports him as a sister, though not as much as she supports her boyfriend.

Tsutomu Komano[]

Tsutomu is Yukari's former crush who once preferred his ideas for a t-shirt design over the other Mizusawa Karuta Club members'. But when he took off his glasses at her request, the ran off in tears, asking him to forget her.

Etymology[]

  • The name Yukari means "excellence, superiority, gentleness" (優) (yu), "flower" (華) (ka) and "glassy, lapis lazuli" (璃) (ri).
  • Yukari's surname Nishida means "west" (西) (nishi) and "field, rice paddy" (田) (ta/da).

Trivia[]

  • In the Volume 6 omake, Yukari asked Tsutomu Komano to take off his eyeglasses and show her his eyes. After seeing his eyes, she dumps him. In the anime summary episodes, however, she only had a crush on Desktomu and replaced him with Retro-kun as soon as she met him.
  • Yukari prefers small, slanted eyes like hers and Hiro Kinashi's.
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