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1Characters appearing in the Manga/Anime New Game.²²'''Beware of Spoilers!'''²----²[[foldercontrol]]²!Eagle Jump²[[folder:Aoba Suzukaze]]²!!Aoba Suzukaze²[[quoteright:225:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/aobasuzukaze.jpg]] ²[[caption-width-right:225:Eagle Jump's latest hire.]]²-->'''Position''': Character Designer (''Fairies Story 3'', ''Peco'') Concept Artist (''Peco'')²-->'''Voiced by:''' Yuki Takada (Japanese), Megan Shipman (English)²²Eagle Jump's latest hire. She is new to both the world of employment and game design.²----²* AffectionateNickname: Nene and Hotaru call her "Aocchi".²* AscendedFanGirl: Works for the company that made her favorite game, ''Fairies Story'', and is supervised by its lead artist who inspired her to become a Character Designer. Not only that but she starts her career by working on the latest installment of said game.²* ChildhoodFriends: She's known Nene since they were kids.²* TheDitz: She can be pretty spacey and oblivious at times, like forgetting her ID card multiple times, or failing to recognize the inspiration for certain characters.²* TheGadfly: She at least enjoys teasing people she knows well, like Nene.²* GirlishPigtails: Has this hairstyle, and she's the youngest and most innocent.²* HeterosexualLifePartners: She's been besties with Nene since they were kids.²* InstantExpert: With only a week of training she goes from never having touched a 3D program to full on character designing. That said it does take her awhile to finish even one low poly background character.²* NiceGirl: Her cheerful, polite, and earnest personality is one of the reasons why several of her co-workers and her superiors like her.²* ObliviousToHerOwnDescription: The first character Aoba designs is based on Aoba herself: the latter's most distinguishing feature is her bright-coloured GirlishPigtails, and is earnest but slightly ditzy. All of Aoba's coworkers recognizes that character is based on her, but Aoba herself doesn't realize that until Ko tells her that ''after she submits the design''.²* OlderThanSheLooks: Looks about 12. She's actually 18 (19 in Season 2, still looks 12).²* PrecisionFStrike: In Chapter 64, she tearfully calls Kou a "jackass," after listing her various faults- Kou's "selfish," "irresponsible and thick-headed" and "so naïve." Aoba then goes on to say that she still thinks of Kou as her inspiration, which is why [[spoiler:she hopes Kou will come back to Eagle Jump]].²* PunnyName: Not her, but, in the dub, she refers to her bear-shaped sleeping bag as her "Hi-bear-nating Bag".²* {{Sadist}}: She has shades of this, and will occasionally show this behavior off when she thinks she's alone, such as when she's "torturing" a rubber eraser by erasing something with it. And later she has some SkinshipGrope moments with Hotaru and Nene in the hot springs.²* SharpDressedWoman: She wears a suit to the office most of the time. Unfortunately for her, since she wears a ribbon with it, some of her coworkers initially mistook it for a school uniform.²* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Her hair is purple. It stands out because nearly everyone else at least has hair colors within the human spectrum.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Ko Yagami]]²!!Ko Yagami²[[quoteright:225:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/kouyagami.jpg]] ²[[caption-width-right:225:Eagle Jump's Lead Character Designer.]]²-->'''Position''': Lead Character Designer (''Fairies Story 3''), Art Director (''Fairies Story 2'', ''Peco''), Key Visual Designer (''Peco'')²-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/YokoHikasa (Japanese), Creator/MichelleRojas (English)²²The Lead Character Designer of Eagle Jump and Aoba's superior.²----²* TheAllegedBoss: She acts like a boss but her funny personality often gets the better of her, leading her subordinates to think twice about taking her seriously.²* BrutalHonesty: Ko has this problem. She often softens by being funny, though.²* BunnyEarsLawyer: She may be quite the goofball (and before PresentDay downright NoSocialSkills), but the reason she's the lead character designer is that she's just that good at what she does.²* FearOfThunder: As revealed in the OVA. ²* GeniusSweetTooth: Despite Eagle Jump provides free coffee for its staff, Ko prefers getting her caffeine from soda (particularly [[BlandNameProduct Red Gull]]), and sees her pudding being stolen in Chapter 17/Episode 8 as SeriousBusiness. ²* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Enjoys her drinks and laughter like most Japanese Office-Ladies her age does; though her alcohol tolerance is nowhere as strong as Hifumi's.²* {{Irony}}: After snapping at Aoba, Ko laments that after having to deal with her older coworkers being jealous of her work, she's now in their shoes, as someone jealous of the younger Aoba's success.²* TheLadette: An energetic, intelligent and cheerful young woman whom in spite of her striking beauty, is a tomboy who doesn't have a single feminine bone in her body, and is prone to stereotypical "manly" behavior like sleeping in underwear overnight at work and getting raucously drunk on a regular basis.²* MaleGaze: The anime loves her butt, that's for sure.²* MsFanservice: Not only is she frequently in her panties but the Anime delights in long detailed shots of her ass.²* MustHaveCaffeine: Quite natural for an {{workaholic}}. In the anime she appears to be drinking a large amount of energy drinks, particularly [[BlandNameProduct Red Gull]]. This is very subdued in the manga.²* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: During the art contest for ''Peco'' concepts, Ko ends up snapping at Aoba after her entries were all rejected, while Aoba got praised. Luckily after some encouragement from Rin, Ko is able to apologize and the two work together to make the accepted concept art.²* NakedFirstImpression: Well, Panty introduction as when Aoba first meets her Ko is only wearing a shirt and white panties.²* NoSocialSkills: In the beginning of the series Ko appears to be quite funny and outgoing. But in Chapter 14/Episode 5, it's revealed that she was much less sociable when she started, having IWorkAlone tendencies and an aversion to people, plus a side order of BrutalHonesty and (in Rin's case) ObliviousToLove.²* ObliviousToLove: ²** She is unaware that Rin is crushing on her for years. Chapter 46/[=S2E04=] highlights this with Rin being jealous of Ko being friendly with Hifumi and saying how Hifumi was a better cook then Rin. Hifumi quickly notices Rin's anger but Ko is completely oblivious.²* ParentalTitleCharacterization: She refers to her mother as "Mama," but corrects herself and calls her "Okaa-san" (roughly equivalent to "Mom") when talking with others, presumably not wanting to seem childish.²* PutOnABus:[[spoiler: In Volume 6 and the end of the anime, she leaves Eagle Jump to work at a French Company. PlayedWith in later volumes where at least one or two chapters will be dedicated to showing what Ko is up to, Rin is also shown visiting her often]].²* SheCleansUpNicely: In Chapter 23, Ko is forced to wear dressier clothes and do her hair for an interview. Aoba and Rin remark that she looks really cute that way.²* ShesGotLegs: A fact the camera ''loves'' to linger on when she wakes up ''yet again'' half dressed in the office in the morning.²* StepfordSmiler: Rin states that Ko used to be pretty serious when she first came into the company, and her current funny personality is a way to cope up with all the bullying she had experienced at work.²* TeenGenius: She was made Lead Character Designer at an incredibly young age, but this also led to her getting a lot of resentment from the older members of the company.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Rin Toyama]]²!!Rin Toyama²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgamerintoyama.png]] ²-->'''Position''': Art Director (''Fairies Story 3''), Assistant Producer (''Peco'')²-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/AiKayano (Japanese), Kristin [=McGuire=] (English)²²Eagle Jump's Art director and TeamMom.²----²* AmbiguouslyGay: ²** It is heavily hinted at that she is in love with Ko and some of her actions can't be passed off as simple friendship. Like staring longingly at Ko more than a few times, wanting Ko to feed her when she is sick (Episode 9), getting flustered and distressed when Hazuki jokes about Ko getting married (Chapter 27).²** Episode 24 [[AdaptationExpansion of the anime]] drops the pretense where, after Yagami's confession of still needing her, Shizuku snarks that the two are love birds. Rin gets embarrassed while [[ObliviousToLove Yagami is confused on why she would say that]].²** In Chapter 65, Rin buys a novel and imagines herself as the female lead and Kou as the male lead.²* ClingyJealousGirl: She shows signs of this by being upset at how close Aoba and Ko have gotten at the Ski Resort. When Ko gets sick and needs to be taken care of, Rin becomes all too happy to play nursemaid. And in the first episode of season 2, when Aoba asks about why [[ImprobablyFemaleCast there are no men on the team]], Rin gets defensive when Shizuku mentions a situation where a male employee ends up marrying Ko. During the cherry blossom viewing, she also gets upset and makes a pouty face when Ko gleefully eats some sushi that Shizuku brought to the viewing. After hearing Hifumi call Ko "Ko-chan"(just like Rin does) on Ko's request, Rin apparently insisted that Hifumi address her the same way, apparently a bit jealous over Hifumi's familiarity with Ko.²* ExtremeDoormat: In the past, Rin was relatively meek and passive. When one coworker complained about sugar in her coffee, Rin simply apologized, rather than point out that the other woman hadn't specified that she didn't want any sugar. When Kou, who had overheard the conversation, asks why Rin didn't call the other woman out on not being more specific, Rin says that it's easier this way.²* InVinoVeritas: Her personality becomes much louder, angrier, ruder and more possessive (of Ko) whenever she's drunk, and what's worse is that it doesn't take ''that'' many drinks to set her off.²* LivingEmotionalCrutch: Not as prevalent these days but in the past Ko leaned heavily on Rin for emotional support and even now Rin often takes care of Ko such as cooking for her and making sure she gets to work on time.²* NiceGirl: She is often both TeamMom and TheHeart of the company, helping the various employees with their problems.²* PassiveAggressiveKombat: If Ko slights her in some way, she'll usually get back with indirect remarks. For example when Ko says that Hifumi's meat and potatoes is better than what Rin makes, Rin grabs a bite for herself and asks if this is the flavor Ko likes.²* SheCleansUpNicely: When Aoba sees Rin wearing a suit for a meeting with a client, Aoba's impressed at how nice Rin looks.²* TeamMom: She is the one usually running things with a soft hand and helping everyone with their various troubles. She is also shown to go up to bat in getting the girls better positions in the company even if others would prefer better known people in those positions.²* YouGetMeCoffee: In a flashback in Chapter 74, it's revealed that Rin spent her early days at Eagle Jump running errands, including getting coffee for her senior coworkers. Kou thought it was unfair that Rin had to do that while Kou didn't, since they were both newcomers.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Hifumi Takimoto]]²!!Hifumi Takimoto²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgamehifumitakimoto.png]] ²-->'''Position''': Character Designer (''Fairies Story 3'') Lead Character Designer (''Peco'')²-->'''Voiced By''': Megumi Yamaguchi (Japanese), Creator/JillHarris (English)²²Aoba's shy senpai and fellow character designer for Eagle Jump.²----²* CoolBigSis: As Aoba's friendship gives her confidence, Hifumi's caring and motherly side begins to surface, offering support, advice and even forgiveness for her juniors whenever they need it.²* CosplayOtakuGirl: She spends money on costumes to wear, and at one point even goes to the Tokyo Game Exhibition in a cool soldier/military uniform. Apparently she spent her first paycheck on a cosplay.²* FirstNameBasis: In addition to referring to most of her coworkers and juniors by their first names and "-chan," she also does so for Kou and Rin, much to the others' surprise.²* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Played with. Hifumi's open love for alcohol is about the ''one'' hobby she isn't shy about expressing, being a connoisseur with refined tastes for many different flavors and vintages of expensive sake. However, she doesn't have the stereotypical loudness/crassness of this trope, as her alcohol tolerance is actually the ''strongest'' of the cast. This allows her to down ''bottle after bottle'' with no worse than an adorable blush, whereas '''far''' less is enough to put Ko under the table and drive Rin into intoxicated rage and stupidity.²* MsFanservice: More so than Ko, the Anime adaptation ''loves'' to put Hifumi into situations that accentuate her figure, her ample bust in particular.²* NiceGirl: Hifumi is a sensitive and caring girl, whom after gaining confidence through her friendship with Aoba, is always there for her juniors to offer support and advice. She is so sweet-natured and kind-hearted she cannot even muster the anger to reprimand tardiness of work as a team leader, and had to resort to adopting a cosplaying persona of the "Seductive Sadistic {{Oneesama}}" to ''attempt'' to intimidate Yun into working harder... only for poor Aoba to walk in on them [[NotWhatItLooksLike mistaken it for hot Yuri Seduction.]]²* PricklyPorcupine: She has a pet hedgehog named Sojiro.²* ShrinkingViolet: She is so shy she can barely talk to people directly or even look at them in the eye. Instead, she uses the company's instant messaging system to communicate with her co-workers at work. There she becomes much more casual and expressive, using lots of {{emoticon}}s. Maybe thanks to Aoba she has begun to get better about it. ²* SituationalSociability: Before meeting Aoba the only way she could reliably communicate is through instant messaging. She is much more open and sociable in this format. The anime's opening shows this trait when she can't sing the DoItYourselfThemeTune and runs to her computer for it.²* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Hifumi's name is purely written in kana, but since Chinese does not transliterate Sinospheric names unless necessary, this results in ambiguity. In Hifumi's case, the Taiwanese publisher Tongli gives her name in on-yomi as ''Rifumei'', whereas Tokuno has stated that the intentions are the numerals one-two-three (given as ''Yi'ersan'' in Mandarin).²* WhenSheSmiles: When she starts smiling, she's absolutely adorable. Heck, Hazuki had an InUniverse {{Squee}} upon seeing her smile.²* ZettaiRyouiki: Grade A black socks most of the time.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Yun Iijima]]²!!Yun Iijima²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgameyuniijima.png]] ²-->'''Position''': Character Designer (''Fairies Story 3'', ''Peco'')²-->'''Voiced By''': Ayumi Takeo (Japanese), Creator/LeahClark (English)²²Another of Aoba's senpai and fellow character designer of Eagle Jump. Tends to dress in elegant clothing and worries about her weight.²----²* ACupAngst: She's clearly envious of Hajime's bust size and gets angered whenever she sees it.²* CantHoldHerLiquor: She doesn't handle alcohol very well. At Aoba's welcoming party, she passes out near the very start.²* CoolBigSis: She has two younger siblings who think the world of her.²* DesperatelyLookingForAPurposeInLife: She isn't quite sure what she wants to do in the future. She joined Eagle Jump on a whim.²* ElegantGothicLolita: Her outfits are typically more fancy and frilly than the others'.²* TheGlassesGottaGo: After graduating from high school Yun gets rid of her glasses to change her image.²* KansaiRegionalAccent: Manga scanlations render her speech [[TalkLikeAPirate in pirate fashion]]. For the second season of the anime, Crunchyroll's subtitles give her lines some abbreviated words and slang.²* SheCleansUpNicely: [[spoiler:In the fourth volume Yun reveals she was pretty dorky when she was in school, complete with OpaqueNerdGlasses.]]²* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The Girly Girl to Hajime's tomboy.²* VitriolicBestBuds: To Hajime. Yun is annoyed by her a lot and annoys her in return, but they're still friendly enough that they spend time out of work together.²* WeightWoe: Despite being fairly thin she worries about her weight constantly. Though this probably comes from her absolute hatred of any form of exercise.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Hajime Shinoda]]²!!Hajime Shinoda²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgamehajimeshinoda.png]] ²-->'''Position''': Motion Designer (''Fairies Story 3'', ''Peco'')²-->'''Voiced By''': Megumi Toda (Japanese), Creator/TiaBallard (English)²²A character animator for Eagle Jump. She's part of Aoba's cubicle group because her team's area has no more space.²----²* BirdsOfAFeather: She bonds with Nene over their shared love of {{Tokusatsu}}.²* BoyishShortHair: She keeps her hair short, rides her bike to work, and likes to move around in the office a lot. At least the last part is justified by her wanting to properly animate the models.²* ClosetGeek: In high school she was more secretive of her otaku hobbies. She tries to maintain her old image when she runs into an old classmate of hers.²* {{Gainaxing}}: She's on the [[{{Pun}} motion team]]. In the Anime adaptation, Hajime's impressively-large-and-beautiful bosom bounces like basketballs at the ''slightest'' of movements, especially in the Second Season.²* HonoraryTrueCompanion: Despite being a member of the Motion Team, Hajime's desk is housed with the rest of the art team due to a lack of space. Despite not actually being a part of the art team, she always takes part in all of their various outings. This ends up getting invoked too when Momiji was later hired as an Intern, with Hajime getting paranoid that this would result in her getting moved. ²* ManChild: Constantly borders on being broke because she spends all her money on toys and figurines, as well as going to hero shows.²* OtakuSurrogate: She is a tomboy that is a {{tokusatsu}} fan, and has a collection of model swords at her cubicle, including a ''lightsaber''.²* SkewedPriorities: In chapter 45/[=S2E04=] she spends at least 30 minutes on her phone while in the restroom trying to get a general admission ticket for the Moon Ranger Final Live via a lottery. To her dismay, they eventually sell out.²* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The tomboy to Yun's girly girl.²* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: She's a {{Tomboy}}, but it's revealed she's knowledgeable about fashion.²* VitriolicBestBuds: To Yun. The two poke fun at each other, but she still hangs out with Yun after work.²* WhoWearsShortShorts: The number of times she ''doesn't'' wear short shorts is very small.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Nene Sakura]]²!!Nene Sakura²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgamenenesakura.png]] ²-->'''Position''': Part-Time UsefulNotes/{{Beta Test}}er (''Fairies Story 3'', ''Peco''), Part-Time Programming Trainee (''Peco''), Full Creator (''Nene Quest'')²-->'''Voiced By''': Madoka Asahina (Japanese), Creator/BrynApprill (English)²²Aoba's childhood friend since pre-school. Currently enrolled in a local college. ²----²* AffectionateNickname: She is called "Nenecchi" by Aoba and Hotaru. Naru does the same when she's not treating Nene coldly.²* AscendedExtra: She becomes more involved later in the story once she takes up programming and is eventually hired by Eagle Jump.²* AscendedFangirl: Not as much as Aoba, but she does get to UsefulNotes/BetaTest the third installment of ''Fairies Story''. In Chapter 51 she gets hired by Eagle Jump as a part time assistant who will also be training in programming.²* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: She's usually portrayed as a person who can't stay focused, and during her stint as a UsefulNotes/{{beta test}}er she's always walking away from her seat.²* BirdsOfAFeather: She bonds with Hajime over their shared love of {{Tokusatsu}}.²* BunnyEarsLawyer: Despite acting up and frequently leaving her post Nene is allowed to stay on as a debugger/Beta-Tester until the end because she impressed Umiko with her thoroughness at finding bugs.²* ChildhoodFriends: Nene has known Aoba since they were both very young.²* DesperatelyLookingForAPurposeInLife: In the Spin-off chapters Nene doesn't actually know what she wants to do in life, and part of her reason for going to college is to figure it out. In the main series she has shown interest in becoming a game programmer.²* FriendlyAddressPrivileges: After Nene warms up to Naru a bit, and admits that despite initially disliking her, she realizes why Naru thinks Nene's just fooling around, Nene encourages Naru to call her "Nenecchi," rather than "[[LastNameBasis Sakura-san]]."²* HeterosexualLifePartners: She's been besties with Aoba since they were kids.²* HiddenBuxom: The Hot-Springs scene in Season 2 Episode 5 shows that Nene's has a rather impressive rack (bigger than Aoba and Hotaru's comparatively modest chests, at least), which up to this point has been hidden by baggy, frumpy and childish clothes. A BeachEpisode in the spin-off has Aoba and Hotaru discussing how big they are when sketching a bikini clad Nene.²* OlderThanSheLooks: Like Aoba, most people confuse her for a grade schooler instead of a college freshman, to the point of being teased in college for being a "middle school kid."²* {{Otaku}}: She's a big fan of children's anime (to the point of knowing it's GuiltyPleasures), which occationally overlaps with Hajime's hobbies.²* SecretTestOfCharacter: Umiko has Aoba sit in on Nene's applicant interview because while she already accepted her skill she needed to see if Nene could be professional with Aoba being around, which was something of a problem when she was Debugging.²* TwoFirstNames: Both Nene and Sakura can be first names.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Umiko Ahagon]]²!!Umiko Ahagon²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgameumikoahagon.png]] ²-->'''Position''': Lead Programmer (''Fairies Story 3'', ''Peco'') ²-->'''Voiced By''': Chitose Morinaga (Japanese), Creator/CaitlinGlass (English)²²The stern lead programmer of Eagle Jump with a heavy fascination with guns and the military.²----²* AdaptationalEarlyAppearance: In the manga she first appeared in Chapter 15, which is animated in episode 7 of the anime. In the anime, she first appeared in the first episode, in a scene that took place in Chapter 2.²* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Has three of them, who debut pestering her to take them to the shrine on the New Year's Day.²%% Since ethnicity is implied (surname is obviously Okinawan), not an example of AmbiguouslyBrown²* BluntYes: After Aoba fills her purpose in her SecretTestOfCharacter for Nene, Umiko tells her that she's finished and can go now. When Aoba asks if Umiko's kicking her out, Umiko says yes, in a line that's cut from the anime.²* TheComicallySerious: When she's not threatening other people with her airsoft guns, she's reacting poorly to the antics of her co-workers.²* ContraltoOfDanger: Has the deepest and most masculine voice of the principal cast, and much like Film/DirtyHarry never raises above a whisper, adding to her intimidating persona.²* DefrostingIceQueen: She warms up to Nene over time, especially as she sees her potential.²* EmbarrassingLastName: ''Don't'' address her as Ahagon. [[note]]Probably because it sounds similar to ''"Ahegao"'', which is the slang term for TheImmodestOrgasm in Japanese Porn, a fact she probably was made fun of since high-school for.[[/note]]²* EstablishingCharacterMoment: She is first introduced taking Aoba to task for some bugs with her [=NPCs=], and shoots Kou for calling her by her EmbarrassingLastName. Shortly after leaving, Umiko wonders if she was too hard on Aoba, and later goes to apologize to her.²* GunPorn: She really, ''really'' likes guns and has a large collection of them in her work space, though they are just airsoft replicas of the real thing.²* InsistentTerminology: Unless you want to be pelted with pellets, address her by her given name.²* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Umiko can be rough to interact with at times, but she's appreciative of others' help and she'll even assist others when asked to.²* LastNameBasis: She refers to most of her coworkers by their last names.²* TheMentor: She becomes this to Nene after the girl develops a serious interest in becoming a computer programmer.²* MilitaryBrat: As Umiko grew up in Okinawa, she gets a liking to anything gun-related. She even gives Aoba a used shotgun shell as a peace offering.²* PrecisionFStrike: In the localization of the manga, she says the employees of Eagle Jump are "all on the same side, making the best damn game we can."²* SugarAndIcePersonality: She's a serious person who's often critical of others, but does show a soft side at times, especially when she thinks she's gone too far. After telling Nene that she's being hired despite not having the skills she needs yet, she makes a point of telling Nene that she has high hopes for her, albeit saying that this is something she'll only say once.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Shizuku Hazuki]]²!!Shizuku Hazuki²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgameshizukuhazuki.png]] ²-->'''Position''': Director (The ''Fairies Stories'' series, ''Peco'')²-->'''Voiced By''': Creator/EriKitamura (Japanese), Creator/CarliMosier (English)²²The eccentric director of Eagle Jump with some questionable hiring practices.²---- ²* AdaptationalEarlyAppearance: In the manga she first appeared in Chapter 25, which would be at the end of the anime's first season. In the anime, she first appeared in the first episode, and appears OnceAnEpisode since then.²* BadassGay: Frequently (and aggressively) flirts with pretty much every female character. She has also outright stated she's attracted to cute girls. The badass part comes from being a kickass director.²* DirtyOldWoman: Younger than usual example; but she is ''still'' the oldest lady of the principal cast who ''openly'' lusts after her younger co-workers, often '''right in front of them.'''²* KindheartedCatLover: A friendly person by nature who loves her pet cat, Mozuku.²* LovableSexManiac: She openly admits she really only hires people who are "Girls so cute you forgive their mistakes." ²* {{Meganekko}}: She wears a pair of red glasses, giving her a bit of maturity.²* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: She's fairly relaxed, and doesn't crack the whip her team into making deadlines like many other bosses may do. When Ko is ordered to draw promotional artwork for their next game, Aoba reluctantly agrees to the committee's decision. But when Aoba asks to have a small contest anyway, Shizuku allows it, on the condition that Ko is still going to do the promotional art even if she loses this contest. It was a way for her to allow Aoba to have no regrets, which she agrees to.²* ShipperOnDeck: Supports Ko/Rin, likes to tease the latter about it, and sometimes tries to set the mood for the two.²* VagueAge: At one point she claims to be "eternally twenty" but it's implied that she's older than everyone else. Not that it keeps her from getting into everyone's antics.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Christina Wako Yamato]]²!!Christina Wako Yamato²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgamechristinawakoyamato.png]] ²-->'''Position''': Executive Producer²-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/KaoriNazuka (Japanese), Creator/ElizabethMaxwell (English)²²A producer from Eagle Jump's publisher Houbundo that is often seen working with Eagle Jump staff.²----²* ButNotTooForeign: She's one quarter French, and some of her immediate family live there.²* DrowningMySorrows: She ends up drinking heavily with Shizuku some time after the meeting in which she told Aoba and Ko about how the latter would be given the job of doing promotional artwork for Peco.²* HatesBeingTouched: Can't handle having people touch her, or even come too close to her. Apparently this caused some (mostly played for humor) trauma, as she grew up in France but couldn't handle the traditional kiss on the cheek greeting.²* LastEpisodeNewCharacter: She appears at the last episode of the first season anime as the party's receptionist, with no spoken lines.²* {{Meganekko}}: Of the working woman type.²* MultiethnicName: One of her given names is not Japanese.²* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: She deeply regrets going along with the higher-ups' decision to make Ko do the promotional artwork.²* ObstructiveBureaucrat: Downplayed example. She's not a stereotypical suit, but she does have to follow the publisher's orders, such as when she tells Shizuku to have Ko do the promotional artwork for their next game, even though Aoba was the lead character designer and was greatly looking forward to doing said artwork. She also disagrees to Aoba's request to have a small contest for the artwork, but is overruled by Shizuku, who allows it on the condition that Aoba accepts that Ko is still doing the art no matter who "wins". That said, it's shown later on that she genuinely regretted having to do what she did to Aoba and fears that she'll end up hating her because of it, so she's not as heartless as she initially appeared.²* SharpDressedWoman: In contrast to Eagle Jump's employees, who generally dress casually, Christina usually wears a dark pantsuit.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Momiji Mochizuki]]²!!Momiji Mochizuki²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgamemomijimochizuki.png]] ²-->'''Position''': Interning Character Designer (''Peco'')²-->'''Voiced by''': Arisa Suzuki (Japanese), Creator/JadSaxton (English)²²A girl who joins Eagle Jump as a graphic artist during the story's second year.²----²* AccidentalMisnaming: She calls Aoba "Suzumiya-san" by mistake shortly after meeting her. Embarrassed, she makes a point of writing down everyone's names so she won't make the same mistake again.²* AffectionateNickname: Narumi calls her Momo, something the other employees are quick to adapt.²* AlliterativeName: Both her names start with "Mo," hence her nickname "Momo."²* BigEater: Her normal diet consists of [[https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/horriblesubs_new_game_08_720pmkv_snapshot_1321.jpg a gigantic rice ball]], she even at one point says she could never afford to eat out it because of how much it would take to get full.²* ChildhoodFriends: She's known Tsubame since childhood.²* {{Foil}}: To Hifumi. Both girls are shy and quiet individuals who have close relationships with Aoba, but while Hifumi is more of a mentor to her kouhai Aobai, Momo sees Aoba as a rival.²* OhCrap: Panics after getting Aoba's name wrong and spilling the beans on Naru's agreement with her parents.²* TheRival: Declares herself as Aoba's. While Aoba feels the same, she also feels it doesn't mean they can't be [[FriendlyRival friends]].²* SayingTooMuch: While telling Nene and Kou about Naru, Momiji lets slip the fact that Naru's parents want her to come home and take over the inn if she doesn't get hired by Eagle Jump. A second later, she [[OhCrap panics]] and asks the two of them to forget what she just heard.²* ShrinkingViolet: PlayedWith. When Momiji first meets people she is a lot like Hifumi, but after she warms up to her coworkers, she communicates more openly.²* TheSouthpaw: Seen holding a pair of chopsticks with her left hand when having bean sprouts for dinner.²* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Her hair is pink.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Tsubame Narumi]]²!!Tsubame Narumi²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgametsubamenarumi.png]] ²-->'''Position''' Interning Programmer (''Peco'')²-->'''Voiced by''': Hitomi Ohwada (Japanese), Creator/JeannieTirado (English)²²A girl who joins Eagle Jump as a programmer during the story's second year.²----²* AffectionateNickname: She is called Naru by Momiji.²* AnimalMotifs: Cats. Naru often has a CatSmile, and Umiko once describes her as having "a cat act" going on, reflecting her BitchInSheepsClothing tendencies in relation to Nene (whom Umiko compares to an excitable dog).²* BitchInSheepsClothing: Tsubame's normally a friendly person, but acts cruelly towards those she holds contempt with. Nene's shocked by how seamlessly Tsubame transitions from fighting with her to acting nice while in front of Umiko.²* CatSmile: She is prone to giving a cat-like smile, especially when she's being devious.²* ChildhoodFriends: She's Momiji's lifelong friend.²* CoolBigSis: Despite Naru's status as an only child, Momo describes Naru as like a reliable older sister.²* CuteLittleFangs: She has a little fang that's seen when she talks, which gives her a bit of cuteness.²* DontYouDarePityMe: Naru wants to get hired by Eagle Jump purely on the basis of her own skill, and as such, made Momo keep the terms of her agreement with her parents secret. Kou reassures Momo that even if Umiko found out, she wouldn't just hire Naru out of pity.²* FantasyForbiddingFather: Her parents do not approve of her aspirations on becoming a video game programmer and would rather have her run the family {{ryokan|inn}}.²* FatalFlaw: Tsubame has such a chip on her shoulder about wanting to make a good impression and getting hired past her Internship that this leads her to cutting corners with her programming assignment. She ends up speeding through her programming assignment without properly checking for bugs, which causes a major setback with the rest of the programming team.²* {{Foil}}: To Nene. Both girls want to support their friends, respectively Momo and Aoba, but have starkly different flaws. While Nene is laid-back and easily distracted, Naru's intense drive to succeed results in her being so afraid to make a mistake or miss a deadline that she cuts corners on her minigames. ²* FollowInMyFootsteps: Narumi's parents run an inn, and they've decided that she's to take over after them. When Narumi insisted on becoming a programmer and making games together with Momiji, her parents gave her a firm ultimatum: if she's unable to become a full employee of Eagle Jump, then she will have to return home and inherit the inn.²* GreenEyedMonster: She develops a hostile attitude towards Nene when she hears about how the latter basically got into the company via nepotism due to having a previously established connection with Umiko when she was a tester. Additionally, Nene just started out programming a few months prior, and initially treats it as if it's just a hobby, while Tsubame was working at it for years and wants to be a serious programmer. Once Nene learns Tsubame's backstory from Momo however, she quickly changes her attitude and helps her to succeed.²* ItsAllAboutMe: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]], due to pressure from her parents to return home if she can't get a job immediately after completing college, Tsubame has a habit of putting her own priorities above everyone else. As an example, she opposes adding features to the "red light/green light" minigame simply because it would put them at risk of missing the deadline, and potentially make her look bad.²* JerkassHasAPoint:²** When Tsubame accuses Nene of getting special treatment, as mentioned under GreenEyedMonster, Nene admits to herself that Tsubame isn't wrong about that.²** When Tsubame and Hajime are discussing changes to the former's minigames, she asks who will be held accountable if they miss a deadline, then points out that Hajime, a full-time employee, can more easily afford to make mistakes than Tsubame, who's still in her trial period and needs to prove herself. Hajime apologizes and offers to take responsibility if anything goes wrong.²* JerkassToOne: She isn't nearly as hostile toward anyone else as she is toward Nene, since her hostility toward Nene is the result of her concluding that Nene doesn't take her job seriously. After hearing Momo describe Naru as a CoolBigSis who's talented in housework, Nene [[LampshadeHanging notes that Naru is only mean to Nene]].²* LivingEmotionalCrutch: She acts as Momo's support and often helps her in social situations.²* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: After learning that her minigames are full of bugs, she realizes that she caused trouble for the programming team and let Momo down, both of which upset her more than the prospect of having to inherit the inn.²* TheRival: Sees Nene as a rival after learning how she was hired.²* StepfordSmiler: According to Momo, Naru doesn't easily let on how much the pressure is getting to her.²* TookALevelInKindness: She becomes a significantly nicer persona after her contact gets renewed, partly because she realizes how unfair she was to Nene, and partly because she feels less pressured to succeed.²* TwoFirstNames: Narumi, her family name, can also be used as a first name.²[[/folder]]²²!''The Spin-Off!'' Characters²²[[folder:Hotaru Hoshikawa]]²!!Hotaru Hoshikawa²[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/newgamehotaruhoshikawa.png]] ²-->'''Voiced by:''' Manaka Iwami (Japanese), Madeleine Morris (English)²²The art club president (and, ''de jure'', the only member) of Aoba and Nene's highschool, currently studying art abroad in France.²----²* TheAce: Her art is leagues better then Aoba, and even in highschool she would get requests for professional work, like Light Novel covers.²* AffectionateNickname: Both Aoba and Nene address her as "Hotarun".²* AlliterativeName: Both names start with "Ho."²* {{Flanderization}}: The anime implies that kissing people on the cheek is something she likes to do a lot, while in the Manga she was quite mortified that she kissed Aoba and Nene without thinking, and only did it once.²* IllGirl: Not deathly so but she does get Anemic from time to time.²* NoSenseOfPersonalSpace: Not usually but after spending so much time in France her first action upon meeting Aoba and Nene again is to kiss them both on the cheek.²* PungeonMaster: She loves puns, usually breaks down in laughter at her own, rather lame ones.²* RememberTheNewGuy: She's presented in this way in the anime. Aoba gets a message from her, and gives Rin a brief introduction of when they were high school friends. She's later shown spending some time with Aoba and Nene in the hot springs as they catch up with each other, and Aoba does some SkinshipGrope with them.[[note]] This is how Hotaru is introduced in the present timeline in the manga as well, but since the spin-off, which is about Aoba, Nene, and Hotaru's high school life, was released along with Volume 5 it doesn't feel the same.[[/note]]²* SenpaiKohai: The Senpai to Nene and Aoba's kohai.²* TheWorkaholic: When she gets focused on a job she has a habit of working until she collapses with exhaustion.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Chinatsu Hidaka]]²!!Chinatsu Hidaka²²A teacher at Aoba and Nene's high school.²----²* TheCameo: Aoba shows Rin a picture of her in season 2 episode 5 of the anime.²* HotTeacher: Being young and in good shape makes her not look much different from her students²* {{Irony}}: She is the Art Club Adviser despite having no skill in art whatsoever. That said she is able to use normal teaching skills to assist her students.²* SenseiChan: To the point that her students refer to her by first name.²[[/folder]]²----

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