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Characters: Marmalade Boy
This is a character sheet for the famous shoujo manga Marmalade Boy! Expect Loads and Loads of Characters!

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    The Koishikawa/Matsuura household 

Miki Koishikawa

Voiced by: Mariko Kouda (JP), Michelle Ruff (EN)

Jin Koishikawa

Voiced by: Hideyuki Tanaka (JP), Will Barret (EN)

Rumi Koishikawa/Matsuura

Voiced by: Yoko Kawanami (JP), Wendee Lee (EN)

Yuu Matsuura

Voiced by: Ryōtarō Okiayu (JP; debut role), Michael Lindsay (EN)

Youji Matsuura

Voiced by: Bin Shimada (JP), Conner Holly (EN)

Chiyako Matsuura/Koishikawa

Voiced by: Hiroko Emori (JP), Cindy Robinson (EN)

  • Convenient Miscarriage: Was pregnant with Jin's baby before marrying Youji, but it was a stillborn. Her mother wrote a rather confusing letter about it to her... Yuu found it and mistakenly thought it referred to him.
  • Cool Big Sis: To Miki, since she doesn't want to be pushy to her.

    The Akizuki household 

Meiko Akizuki

Voiced by: Wakana Yamazaki (JP), Kate Higgins (EN)

  • Brainy Brunette: Extremely booksmart, member of the literature club and the student council.
  • Broken Bird
  • Ojou
    • Spoiled Sweet: So much that in the anime, she singlehandedly finances her and Miki's trip to the USA, as a way to repay Miki's support that allowed her to go to Hiroshima and rekindle her relationship with Namura.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: Her and Namura. Until almost the end.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: While not a bad person in any way, Meiko is much more pushier and snarkier (sometimes being pretty mean) in the anime.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The girly girl to Miki's tomboy.
  • Tsundere: For Satoshi, in the anime.

Meiko's parents

Voiced by: Kiyoyuki Yanada (Meiko's dad, JP), Michiko Abe (Meiko's mom, JP), Richard Epcar (Meiko's dad, EN), Alex Lowell (Meiko's mom, EN)

  • Lady Drunk: Meiko's mother is seen once drowning her sorrows while verbally fighting with her much-hated husband.
  • Parental Marriage Veto: In the anime, when Meiko and Namura get together again, they refuse to let them meet up.
  • Parental Neglect: They don't beat up Meiko, but are almost criminally neglectful of her. If not for their maid, Meiko would be all alone at home.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Both of them. The only reason they're not already divorced is that the Akizuki's wealth would be lost.

The Akizuki Maid

Voiced by: Yuka Ohno (JP), Cindy Robinson (EN)

    Toryu High School (students and teachers) 

Ginta Suoh

Voiced by: Junichi Kanemaru (JP), Yuri Lowenthal (EN)

Shinichi Namura

Voiced by: Tōru Furuya (JP), Jack Aubree (EN)

Ryouko Momoi

Voiced by: Megumi Urawa (JP), Cindy Robinson (EN)

Satoshi Miwa

Voiced by: Shinichiro Ohta (JP), Jack Aubree (EN)


Voiced by: Yuko Nagashima (JP), Wendee Lee (EN)


Voiced by: Kazunari Tanaka (JP), Jack Aubree (EN)

Leader of the broadcasting club.


  • Moral Guardians: Threw quite a fit when she found out about the Matsuuras and the Koishikawas being swingers
  • No Name Given: "Kyoto-sensei" is her title and position in the school itself. (She is the vice-principal)
  • Sadist Teacher

The Principal

Voiced by: Shinji Nakae (JP), Kirk Thornton (EN)

    Other students 

Arimi Suzuki

Voiced by: Aya Hisakawa (JP), Carrie Savage (EN)

Tsutomu Rokutanda

Voiced by: Kazunari Tanaka (JP), Tom Gibis (EN)

  • The Chew Toy
  • Dogged Nice Guy: To Arimi
  • Hot-Blooded
  • Large Ham
  • Small Name, Big Ego
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: In the anime, he not only is more sympathetic and comes to support Ginta and Arimi, but he gets a girlfriend too.
    • Lampshaded by the author in the last volume omake: when talking about her characters, she said that she felt sad some of them weren't able to achieve happiness and she accompanied this with a drawing of Satoshi looking dejected and Rokutanda saying "At least I've got a girlfriend in the Anime"
  • Unlucky Childhood Friend: To Arimi, in the end.

Kei Tsuchiya

Voiced by: Akira Ishida (JP), Henry Banks (EN)

  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: Has a little with Suzu, in the anime.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: Maybe the worst among Miki's suitors in regards to this.
  • Elegant Classical Musician: Plays the piano beautifully.
  • Kick the Dog: Hiding Miki's medallion (or bracelet, in the manga), then giving it to Yuu and saying that she threw it away because she doesn't like him anymore. Yuu isn't fooled, but it still brings a huge rift between them.
  • Just a Kid: Miki thinks so. He's very unhappy about that.
  • Stage Mom: Both of his parents were this. He ran away from home because of their pressure on him. They get better.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: In the anime, when he re-appears long after his arc is over, he's much more mature and kinder.

Suzu Sakuma

Voiced by: Sakura Tange (JP; debut role), Karen Strassman (EN)

Anju Kitahara

Voiced by: Kikuko Inoue (JP), Kari Wahlgren (EN)

Yayoi Takase

Voiced by: Miki Inoue (JP), Stephanie Sheh (EN)

    Kijima's Shop 

Takumi Kijima

Voiced by: Ken Yamaguchi (JP), Doug Erholtz (EN)

Rei Kijima (née Mizutani)

Voiced by: Sanae Takagi (JP), Karen Strassman (EN)

Akira Mizutani

Voiced by: Wataru Takagi (JP), Liam O Brien (EN)

    American Characters 

Michael Grant

Voiced by: Hikaru Midorikawa (JP), Sam Riegel (EN)

Brian Grant

Voiced by: Toshiyuki Morikawa (JP), Anthony Robert (EN)

William "Bill" Matheson

Voiced by: Nobuyuki Hiyama (JP)

Jinny Golding

Voiced by: Yuka Koyama (JP), Tara Platt (EN)

Doris O'Connor

Voiced by: Shiho Niiyama (JP), Julie Ann Taylor (EN)

Eddie and Chris

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