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Asahigaoka Branch School Students
Ichijo HotaruA fifth grader who transferred to Asahigaoka from Tokyo. Tall for her age, she has a crush on short-for-her-age Komari, whom she often makes plushies of.
Miyauchi RengeRenge, a first grader, is the youngest of the cast. She is adorably eccentric, can play the recorder and is talented at drawing.
Koshigaya KomariA second-year middle schooler, Komari is only around 130cm(4'3) tall and is often mistaken for a child. She is easily frightened by scary things.
Koshigaya NatsumiA first-year middle schooler, Natsumi is rather relaxed and negligent of school work.
Koshigaya SuguruA third-year middle schooler and Komari and Natsumi's older brother, Suguru is the only named male character. He rarely if ever speaks, but is responsible and good at sculpting with clay. He can also play the guitar.
Miyauchi KazuhoThe only teacher at Asahigaoka Branch School and Renge and Hikage's older sister. Kazuho can sleep any time, anywhere. She often sleeps in and arrives late to school for this reason. Her family owns a rice field.
Kagayama KaedeKaede runs the local candy store. Due to the shortage of children in town, she is perpetually short on cash and for this reason also rents skis, futons, etc. Kaede acts cool and calm, but is very kind and gets along great with Renge.
Koshigaya YukikoThe mother of Suguru, Komari, and Natsumi
Miyauchi HikageRenge and Kazuho's sister who attends high school in Tokyo, six hours away by bullet train.
Fujimiya KonomiNatsumi and Komari's friend who lives next door and attends the "local" high school as a third year student.
Ishikawa HonokaA first-year elementary school student who became friends with Renge during the summer holidays.