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A girl who used to live on a colony in space. She has a form of synesthesia, and she sees people in flavors. She recently moved to Earth.

  • Action Survivor: She manages to survive Saito's attack at her school's homecoming.
  • Adorkable: Whenever she's excited about something on Earth most take for granted.
  • All-Loving Hero: She's friendly, kind, forgiving, and likes people and animals.
  • Alone with the Psycho: Gets trapped with Saito during homecoming.
  • Anime Hair: How do her pigtails stay up like that?
  • Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: Is the Gentle Girl to Oliver's Brooding Boy.
  • Character Development: She starts as completely naive (justified, as she’d never been on Earth before), but soon develops a more down to earth nature, and even some analytical skills, a lot of it due to her synesthesia.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: She wears a lot of yellow.
  • Cry Cute:
  • Dreaming of Things to Come: Many of her dreams double as {{Foreshadowing.}}
  • Girlish Pigtails: She wears her hair in pigtails.
  • Good Is Not Dumb: When she goes to her senior level advanced calculus class, the teacher thinks she has the wrong class. She isn’t; she’s really good at math. She's also a fast thinker, shown when she survives her encounter with Saito.
  • Hope Bringer: She is able to help pull Oliver out of his existential crisis, and is also this to Cassie, in a way. She's able to help her come to grips with her past, and helps her not give in to her own Nothing as well.
  • Incorruptible Pure Pureness: Despite the amount of stuff she goes through, Amy is still a hopeful, sweet person.
  • Informed Attribute: She's told she has a slight accent, since she came from a space colony.
  • Meaningful Name: Amy means "beloved."
  • Nice Girl: She's really very sweet and friendly.
  • Plucky Girl: Although sad when she moves to Earth, she's quick to go to school, and it doesn't take her long to begin making new friends.
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: Shown when she's going to homecoming.
  • Tastes Like Purple: She was born with synesthesia, and sees people as having different flavors.



A mysterious boy whom Amy becomes intrigued by, as he doesn't seem to have a "flavor." He is having an existential crisis and fears "The Nothing."

  • Affectionate Nickname: His father used to call him "Space Boy."
  • Big Damn Heroes: He is able to find Amy at homecoming before Saito can kill her.
  • Break Her Heart to Save Her: Upon finding out that Amy is in danger due because of him, he ends their friendship suddenly and without giving a reason.
  • Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: Is the Brooding Boy to Amy's Gentle Girl.
  • Character Development: Starts as being completely in his own head and anti-social. Due to Amy’s influence, he started to get better, but after breaking off their friendship, begins to slide back. However, it’s clear the effect is permanent.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Wears blue a lot.
  • Cyborg: The Oliver on Earth turns out to be a robot; the real Oliver is in space.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Usually unintentionally, but he has his moments.
    Oliver: Your loose grasp on reality truly disturbs me.
  • Defrosting Ice King: Due to Amy's influence, he begins to shake out of his existential crisis.
  • Ice King: He starts off as truly cold and detached from everyone around him.
  • Mystical White Hair: He has white hair and is mysterious.
  • When He Smiles: Amy is stunned when she sees Oliver laugh for the first time.

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