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The characters of the anime and manga series ''Manga/KimiToBoku'':


[[folder:Main Characters]]

!!Kaname Tsukahara

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/YukiOno, Creator/YumiUchiyama (young)

The straight-laced and apparent OnlySaneMan of his group of childhood friends, Kaname is a studious person, being both ClassRepresentative and StudentCouncilPresident, and is often the joke of his friends.
* AlmostKiss: [[spoiler: With Hisako in Chapter 61.]]
%%* {{Bishonen}}
%%* BerserkButton
%%* ButtMonkey
* ChildhoodFriends: With Shun, Yuki, Yuta, and Hisako.
%%* ClassRepresentative
%%* DeadpanSnarker
%%* GenderBlenderName
%%* HairTriggerTemper
* InSeriesNickname: "Kaname-chi".
* LikesOlderWomen: So far, he's only had crushes on two older women - his [[PrecociousCrush preschool teacher]] and his neighbor's sister. [[spoiler:This is subverted with his recent ShipTease and AlmostKiss with Hisako, who is a few years younger than him.]]
* LoveTriangle: Is in a SiblingTriangle and a TriangRelations Type 5 with Hisako as (A), himself as (B), and Shizuna as (C), [[spoiler:which may have changed to Type 1, given his ShipTease with Hisako]].
%%* {{Megane}}
* MementoMacGuffin: A photo of Hisako, Hisako's sister Shizuna, and himself. This hints at his feelings for Shizuna.
* ObliviousToLove: Doesn't notice Hisako too much. [[spoiler:At first.]]
%%* OnlySaneMan
* TheReliableOne: Which leads to a very stressful cultural festival for him.
* PrecociousCrush: Had a crush on his preschool teacher when he was a child.
* ShipTease: [[spoiler: With Hisako in Chapter 60 and Chapter 61.]]
* SiblingTriangle: Is in the middle of one as he is the [[ObliviousToLove oblivious]] object of Hisako's affections while the object of his affections is Hisako's older sister Shizuna.
* SickEpisode: In Chapter 7/Episode 4.
* SmartPeopleWearGlasses: It's stated that he has the highest grades in his class.
* SpoiledSweet: A rare male example. Though Yuki and Yuta often make it look like he's really a SpoiledBrat.
%%* StraightMan
%%* StudentCouncilPresident
%%* SurroundedByIdiots
%%* {{Tsundere}}

!!Shun Matsuoka

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/ToshiyukiToyonaga, Mari Hino (young)

An [[DudeLooksLikeALady effeminate]] young man and fellow [[ChildhoodFriends childhood friend]] to Kaname, Yuki, and Yuta. He is kindhearted and is sometimes mistaken for a girl.
* AdaptationDyeJob: An interesting case in that colored pages in the manga show him either with pink hair, like the anime, or light brown hair.
%%* {{Adorkable}}
%%* {{Bishonen}}
* TheChick: Often gets stuck with female roles if the situation calls for it.
* ChildhoodFriends: To Kaname, Yuki, and Yuta.
%%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}
%%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
%%* TheCutie
* DudeLooksLikeALady: Even after he cuts his hair, he still gets mistaken for a girl.
* EvenTheGuysWantHim: Usually because they mistake him for a cute girl.
* InSeriesNickname: "Shun-chan".
* InTouchWithHisFeminineSide: Shun is more girly than most girls.
%%* {{Keet}}
* LongHairedPrettyBoy: At first.
* LoveTriangle: Is in a TriangRelations Type 5 with Chizuru as (A), Masaki as (B), and himself as (C).
* MoralityPet: Whenever the boys start playing rough with each other, they usually leave Shun out.
* NiceGuy: The nicest of the bunch.
* ObliviousToLove: Doesn't notice Masaki too much and only regards her as a friend.
* RoseHairedSweetie: Has pink hair and is nicest guy in the cast.
* SiblingYinYang: With his younger brother, Fuyuki. Chizuru is appalled by the stark difference in their personalities.
* TwiceShy: [[spoiler: With Hinako, the maiko him and his friends encounter in Kyoto.]]
* UnsettlingGenderReveal: Unintentionally to Chizuru.
* WrongGuyFirst: [[spoiler:Likely in Masaki's case as her feelings for him are unrequited and she's slowly beginning to notice Chizuru.]]

!!Yuki Asaba

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/RyoheiKimura, Akane Ueda (young)

One of the twins. Yuki has poor [[NotGoodWithPeople social skills]] but has [[GeniusDitz great]] [[IdiotSavant athleticism]]. He only does things if he gains something in return.
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: He develops some interest akin to a crush on the pretty school cafeteria worker Kayo, but she seems [[ObliviousToLove oblivious]] to his feelings [[spoiler:and ends up leaving the school and moving away in order to pursue her career as a hair stylist]].
* BigBrotherWorship: He has quite the brother complex when it comes to Yuta.
%%* {{Bishonen}}
* BrilliantButLazy: ''VERY LAZY''.
%%* ChickMagnet
* ChildhoodFriends: To Kaname, Shun, and Yuta.
%%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}
%%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
%%* DeadpanSnarker
%%* GenderBlenderName
* GeniusDitz: Is surprisingly good with sports when he actually puts some effort into it.
* IdiotSavant: See GeniusDitz.
* InSeriesNickname: "Yukki".
* LikesOlderWomen: Seemed awfully interested in the cafeteria worker Kayo.
* MommasBoy: Vastly prefers his mother over his father.
* NotGoodWithPeople: He's not good at conversing with others beyond his group of friends and has to be forced into joining a school club. [[spoiler: When he becomes interested in Kayo, he denies the idea of her being "pretty/beautiful" in his head and initially ignores her when he learns she is leaving the school.]]
* {{Otaku}}: People are always surprised that he's such an anime and manga geek considering he's not your stereotypical weird and unpopular anime-nerd.
* SingleMindedTwins: Subverted. Yuta is the more responsible one.
%%* TheStoic
%%* ThemeTwinNaming

!!Yuta Asaba

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/KoukiUchiyama, Yuuko Mori (young)

One of the twins. Yuta is the older twin, apparently the leader of the two and seemingly more mature than the rest of his friends.
%%* {{Bishonen}}
* ChickMagnet: Shun mentions that Yuta's been popular since they were in elementary school.
* ChildhoodFriends: To Kaname, Shun, and Yuki.
%%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}
%%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* DanceOfRomance:[[spoiler: With Takahashi during the sports festival.]]
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: Although he can fool around just as well as Yuki, he acts the responsible part when he feels it necessary.
%%* InSeriesNickname: "Yutan".
* LikeBrotherAndSister: To Mary. He's always the one to first notice when she's feeling down.
* MommasBoy: Though he gets along with his Dad better than Yuuki, the author has stated that both boys prefer their mother.
* NiceGuy: If not for his occasional trolling of Kaname, his niceness would probably rival Shun's.
* SecretRelationship: Was in one with [[ShrinkingViolet Takahashi]] in Chapter 9/Episode 7. [[spoiler: He continues to have some ShipTease with her in later chapters, though.]]
* SickEpisode: Had one in a flashback in Chapter 4/Episode 3.
* SingleMindedTwins: Subverted since Yuki is the lazy one.
%%* TheStoic
%%* ThemeTwinNaming

!!Chizuru Tachibana

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MiyuIrino, Mana Hirata (young)

A NewTransferStudent who briefly played with Yuki when they were children. He joins the boys' group.
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: Masaki is oblivious to his feelings. [[spoiler: Not so much after he confesses to her.]]
* AmusingInjuries: Is often the victim of this.
* BeautyMark: He has one below his right eye and considers it his most "attractive" feature.
* BelligerentSexualTension: With Masaki.
%%* BookDumb
* ButNotTooForeign: He's half-German.
* ButtMonkey: He is often the brunt of many physical attacks from Kaname or Masaki.
* CannotSpitItOut: His feelings for Masaki.
%%* CasanovaWannabe
%%* ChivalrousPervert
* DanceOfRomance: With Masaki during the sports festival.
%%* DoggedNiceGuy
* ForgottenChildhoodFriend: It takes a while for Yuki to remember him.
* TheGlomp: Is prone to doing this to Shun.
* TheNicknamer: Calls Yuki "Yukki", Yuta "Yutan", Shun "Shun-chan", Kaname "Kaname-chi", and Masaki "Mary".
%%* GenderBlenderName
* GreenEyedEpiphany: Only starts realizing his feelings for Masaki when he notices that she's in love with someone else.
* GreenEyedMonster: See GreenEyedEpiphany.
%%* HotBlooded
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: He helps Masaki with her affections for Shun several times in order to make her happy (e.g. retrieving her bear key chain and cheering her up when she gets upset over Shun). Subverted in that that doesn't mean he won't stop pursuing her romantically.
%%* IdiotHero
* InSeriesNickname: His nickname is "Monkey Boy".
%%* ItsAllAboutMe
%%* {{Keet}}
* LoveTriangle: Is in a TriangRelations Type 5 with himself as (A), Masaki as (B), and Shun as (C).
%%* NewTransferStudent
* OlderThanTheyLook: Due to his height, he gets mistaken for a middle schooler.
* SickEpisode: In Chapter 44.
%%* {{Tsundere}}

[[folder:Supporting Characters]]

!!Masaki Satou

->'''Voiced by:''' Miyuki Satou

A first year high school student who is [[DontYouDarePityMe initially prideful]] and dislikes Shun. She soon develops a [[AllLoveIsUnrequited crush]] on him.
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: Shun is oblivious to her feelings.
* BecauseYouWereNiceToMe: The reason why she falls for Shun. [[spoiler:And Chizuru.]]
* BelligerentSexualTension: With Chizuru.
* CannotSpitItOut: Her feelings for Shun.
%%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* DanceOfRomance: With Chizuru during the sports festival.
* DoggedNiceGuy: A female example.
* DontYouDarePityMe: Her initial attitude, noted in her reaction to Shun giving her a bandage for her knee injury.
%%* EveryoneCanSeeIt
%%* GirlishPigtails
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Next to both of her {{love interests}}. Or any of the guys. She's just really short.
* InSeriesNickname: "Mary".
* LoveInterest: She is this to Chizuru. Her own love interest Shun, on the other hand, is oblivious of her affections.
* LoveTriangle: Is in a TriangRelations Type 5 with Chizuru as (A), herself as (B), and Shun as (C).
* MementoMacGuffin: A bear key chain that she received from Shun.
* ObliviousToLove: Doesn't notice Chizuru too much. [[spoiler: She starts to notice him more after he confesses to her and openly displays his affection to her.]]
* OlderThanTheyLook: She's very short.
%%* PluckyGirl
* SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: See BecauseYouWereNiceToMe.
%%* {{Tsundere}}

!!Koichi Azuma

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/KosukeToriumi

The boys' teacher at Hamare High School. Koichi is cool and is a role model to others. He was an alumni at the school alongside his best friend Akira.
* TheAce: He's smart, attractive, kind, and athletic.
* AffectionateNickname: Akira calls him "Kou-chan".
%%* {{Bishonen}}
* BigBrotherInstinct: Possibly because he already has a younger brother, the way he treats Akira can be seen as this.
%%* ChickMagnet
* ChildhoodFriends: With Akira.
%%* CoolTeacher
%%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* DemotedToExtra: Appears less prominently in the anime due to almost all of his flashbacks with Akira not being shown in the first season.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Akira.
%%* HotTeacher
%%* {{Megane}}
* MistakenForAliens: Unknowingly by Akira when they first met.
* NewTransferStudent: When he transfers into Akira's class in elementary school.
%%* NiceGuy
%%* OddFriendship: With Akira.


->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/YuukiKaji

Koichi's best friend.
* AffectionateNickname: Taichi, Koichi's younger brother, calls him "Kirarin".
* {{Bishonen}}: As an adult.
%%* BookDumb
%%* BrattyHalfPint
%%* BrutalHonesty
* ChildhoodFriends: With Koichi.
* DeliberatelyCuteChild: He manages to move on to the next grade despite his bad grades because he wouldn't stop crying in front of his teacher.
* DemotedToExtra: In the anime, anyway. He appears less prominently (though more so than Koichi) due to the first season not showing the flashbacks of his younger years with Koichi (aside from the minor preschool-visiting one) and decreasing his screen time in the episode he properly debuts in.
* FirstNameBasis: Despite being far older, Shun and co address him by his first name. Likewise, Akira also addresses all of the boys by their first name.
* HeIsAllGrownUp: Compare and contrast how he looks now compared to his high school self.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Koichi.
* HypocriticalHumor: Akira's teasing towards [[spoiler: Chizuru]]'s height as [[spoiler: the "Chocobanana" guy]] comes off as this given how much shorter he was in high school.
%%* {{Keet}}
* OddFriendship: With Koichi.
* OlderThanTheyLook: In high school, he was short and resembled a child. [[spoiler: Present day and nearing his thirties, he looks like a ''teenager''.]]
** He still looks fairly young as an adult. Chizuru and co initially mistake him for a high schooler.
* NoIndoorVoice: His default mode of speaking.

!!Hisako Aida

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/SayuriYahagi

Kaname's neighbor and childhood friend.
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: She likes Kaname, [[SiblingTriangle but he's in love with her sister]]. [[spoiler: He starts to notice her in Chapter 60, though.]]
* ChildhoodFriends: With Kaname.
* GirlNextDoor: To Kaname.
* LoveTriangle: Is in a SiblingTriangle and a TriangRelations Type 5 with herself as (A), Kaname as (B), and Shizuna as (C), [[spoiler: which may have changed to Type 1, given Kaname's ShipTease with her]].
%%* PatientChildhoodLoveInterest
* ShipTease: [[spoiler: With Kaname in Chapter 60 and Chapter 61.]]
%%* SiblingTriangle
%%* {{Tsundere}}
* UnluckyChildhoodFriend: [[spoiler: With their recent ShipTease, this is possibly subverted.]]

!!Shizuna Aida

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MamikoNoto

Hisako's older sister.
%%* CoolBigSis
%%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* LoveTriangle: Is in a SiblingTriangle and a TriangRelations Type 5 with Hisako as (A), Kaname as (B), and herself as (C), [[spoiler: which may have changed to Type 1, given Kaname's ShipTease with Hisako]].
%%* NiceGirl
* NoNameGiven: In the manga, she only goes by the name "Oneesan" on her character bio. The anime gives her a name.
** NamedByTheAdaptation
* ObliviousToLove: In regards to Kaname's feelings for her.
%%* SelectiveObliviousness: See ObliviousToLove.
%%* SiblingTriangle

[[folder:Other Characters]]


The gang's (minus Chizuru) kindergarten teacher. Kaname had a PrecociousCrush on her.
%%* HotTeacher
%%* NiceGirl
* ShipTease: A bit with Koichi.

!!Rina Takahashi

A girl who confesses to Yuta. They briefly go out together.
%%* CharacterDevelopment
* DanceOfRomance: [[spoiler: With Yuta during the sports festival.]]
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: [[spoiler: Decides to break up with Yuta because she felt it was wrong to force him to continue dating her when he doesn't feel the same way (though he was beginning to).]]
* LoveInterest: To Yuta.
%%* NiceGirl
%%* ShrinkingViolet
%%* StepfordSmiler

!!Youko Tsukahara

Kaname's mother.
%%* MyBelovedSmother
* OedipusComplex: The gang likes to tease that Kaname's relationship with her resembles this.


A cafeteria worker at the gang's high school. Kayo used to be a hairstylist and becomes Yuki's love interest.
%%* BrutalHonesty
%%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* LoveInterest: To Yuki.
* ObliviousToLove: Of Yuki's feelings for her. Whether or not she realizes it or not [[spoiler: by the time she decides to go back to beauty school]] (as she recalls Yuki trying to touch her hair while she was napping) is left to debate.
* SelectiveObliviousness: See ObliviousToLove.

!!Ryounosuke Matsushita

A freshman student in Masaki's class and a member of the Manga Society. He is a big fan of Yuki.
* {{Fanboy}}: Of Yuki.
* OlderThanTheyLook: He could be mistaken for an elementary schooler.
%%* {{Otaku}}
* ShrinkingViolet: Gender-flipped version.

!!Fuyuki Matsuoka

Shun's younger brother. He attends middle school and has a girlfriend named Mamiya.
%%* CantActPervertedTowardALoveInterest
%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* SiblingYinYang: With Shun, big time.
* TwiceShy: With Mamiya.