TV Series:  Cast of Characters

Since Boys Be... is patterned after real life, naturally, our "heroes" also move around in an environment filled with other people. This page is dedicated to those other personalities w/c our main characters interact with. This area is divided into three: 1st, the secondary characters, the characters w/c have a very big impact on the show; 2nd is the minor characters, w/c have minimal effect and screen time; and 3rd are the extras w/c is pretty self-explanatory.


SECONDARY CHARACTERS:

By order of appearance:

Mizuki Takano
Aya Kurihara
Ueno
Nao Nitta
Daisuke Nitta
Natsue Horikawa
Yuki Okazaki
Shoko Sayama
Erika Kawai
Yokota Takuya
Jyunna Morio
Chiharu (Blond)

 

CHARACTER PROFILE:

Mizuki Takano

Name: Mizuki Takano
Age: Early twenties
School: Nursing student (intern)
Likes: Taking care of people
1st appearance: 2nd episode
Other appearances: Ep. 12 (cameo)
Main Character Involvement: Makoto
Description: A very gentle and kind person, Mizuki's overwhelming desire to become a nurse comes from an experience she had when she was still very young. Although sometimes overcome by the many hardships of being an intern, she never gives up because she wants her greatest dream to one day be realized...

 

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Aya Kurihara

Name: Aya Kurihara
Age: 16 (around the time she was first introduced)
School: Otowa-No-Mori West High (exchange student from France)
Likes: Reading books
1st appearance: 1st episode (cameo), 3rd episode (focal manifestation)
Other appearances: Ep. 12 (cameo)
Main Character Involvement: Kenjo
Description: Aya is a very pretty and mysterious girl whom Kenjo accidentally meets while searching for a ball he lost. She is an exchange student from France who loves to read books, that's why she can always be found in the library...

 

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Ueno

Name: Ueno
Age: 16 or 17 (around the time he was first introduced)
School: --- High School
Likes: Photography
1st appearance: 4th episode
Other appearances: ---
Main Character Involvement: Aki
Description: Ueno is a very serious person who devotes his time and entire life to photography. Although there once came a time wherein he hit a brick wall, with the help of Aki, he was able to get back on the horse, and was even able to make his work better than before...

 

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Nao Nitta

Name: Nao Nitta
Age: 16 (around the time she was first introduced)
School: High School (Unknown)
Likes: Water Fireflies & Seashells
1st appearance: 5th episode
Other appearances: Ep. 12 (cameo)
Main Character Involvement: Makoto, Kyoichi, Aki & Yumi, Chiharu (cousin)
Description: Nao is a very frail girl who has a terrible health condition. She is very soft-spoken and mild-mannered, as well as kind, thoughtful and pretty. Although her only wish is to have fun and live a normal life, her over-protective brother prevents her from doing so...

 

CHARACTER PROFILE:

Daisuke Nitta

Name: Daisuke Nitta
Age: Late Twenties
School: Working (runs/owns a
restaurant at a beach resort)
Likes: Giving Makoto a hard time & Taking care of his sister
1st appearance: 5th episode
Other appearances: ---
Main Character Involvement: Makoto, Kyoichi, Aki, Yumi & Chiharu (cousin)
Description: Daisuke is Chiharu's cousin and Nao's over-protective brother. Although very strict, Daisuke is a very loving and caring person who only wishes to look out for his younger sister. He is a responsible man who unfortunately, is also ill-tempered most of the time...

 

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Natsue Horikawa

Name: Natsue Horikawa
Age: 16 (around the time she was first introduced)
School: Otowa-No-Mori West High
Likes: Baseball
1st appearance: 6th episode
Other appearances: Eps. 11 (cameo) & 12
Main Character Involvement: Kenjo
Description: Horikawa is a bouncy, energetic girl who loves baseball. She's very passionate about playing and someday hopes to be a professional baseball player. In trying to pursue her ambitions, she practices with the team, although nobody actually has the heart to tell her that girls are not allowed in the pennant. At least, not until Kenjo came along...

 

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Yuki Okazaki

Name: Yuki Okazaki
Age: Early twenties
School: College (In his final year/Graduating)
Likes: Collecting Bugs, Flirting, Hitting on other women
1st appearance: 7th episode
Other appearances: Eps. 8, 12, 13 (flashbacks)
Main Character Involvement: Chiharu
Description: A college guy out on his last vacation before he goes back to work (on his thesis particularly) full blast, Okazaki doesn't waste any time in making the moves on Chiharu despite the fact that he already has a girlfriend. Although in the end, he decided not to further pursue a relationship with Chiharu, it was already too late for the damage has been done...

 

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Sayama Shoko

Name: Shoko Sayama
Age: 17 (around the time she was first introduced)
School: Otowa-No-Mori West High
Likes: Singing and Music
1st appearance: 8th episode
Other appearances: Eps. 10, 12, 13
Main Character Involvement: Kyoichi
Description: Sayama is a passionate, lively, and bold girl who isn't afraid to speak exactly what's on her mind. She tends to become overly emphatic when it comes to things w/c she deems important, but it is only to dissimilate her true feelings of shyness and indecisiveness. She loves to sing and hopes to one day be the lead singer of Sail...

 

CHARACTER PROFILE:

Erika Kawai

Name: Erika Kawai
Age: 16 (around the time she was first introduced) 
School: Otowa-No-Mori West High
Likes: Cats, Music and Figurines
1st appearance: 9th episode
Other appearances: Ep. 12
Main Character Involvement: Makoto & Yumi
Description: A gentle and very feminine type of lady, Erika also happens to be a good friend of Yumi. Although she had major doubts about dating Makoto, she did not want to hurt Yumi's feelings or risk her getting in trouble, so she agreed to give Makoto a chance. Suffice to say, she is very considerate and sensitive of other people's feelings, as well as non-judgemental and very thoughtful to boot...

 

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Yokota Takuya

Name: Yokota Takuya
Age: 17 (around the time he was first introduced)
School: Otowa-No-Mori West High
Likes: Painting & Drawing/Sketching
1st appearance: 10th episode
Other appearances: ---
Main Character Involvement: Kyoichi
Description: Extremely good looking but terribly shy, Yokota is one of the more unnoticed people in Kyoichi's art class. Branded as somewhat "weird" because he keeps to himself and seldom says a word, Kyoichi finds a friend in him especially in his time of grief and being on the verge of an emotional breakdown. Yokota shares a lot of similarities with regards to Kyoichi's personality, not to mention his love for art as well...

 

CHARACTER PROFILE:

Jyunna Morio

Name: Jyunna Morio
Age: Unknown
School: Working (Commercial Model)
Likes: Posing for pictures, Having fun & Bunnies
1st appearance: 11th episode
Other appearances: Ep. 12
Main Character Involvement: Kenjo
Description: Morijun is a bubbly and cheerful woman who also happens to act quite childish most of the time. She is always full of energy and loves her work although sometimes, the excessive pressure of fans and producers takes a toll on her personal life. She seldom gets to enjoy simple and normal things, and has even less time for herself. But no matter what, she never fails to try and find the time to see her boyfriend, even if it means sneaking out, because that's how much she claims she loves him.

 

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Blond Chiharu

Name: Chiharu (Blond)
Age: around 18-21 (around the time she was first introduced)
School: (Unknown)
Likes: Sculpting, Art, and Playing tricks on Kyoichi
1st appearance: 13th episode
Main Character Involvement: Kyoichi
Other appearances: ---
Description: Outspoken and extremely hyperactive, Chiharu is a fun loving and carefree person who is intent on living her life to the fullest. She's very goofy and downright energetic---always on the go, and is constantly looking for new adventures. She loves playing tricks on Kyoichi, but it is only because she really likes him and is really fond of him. She's very sweet and thoughtful, not to mention affectionate and loving as well. Chiharu also happens to be an art lover whose main hobby is woodcarving...

 

OTOWA-NO-MORI HIGHSCHOOL:
Main Characters of Boys Be...

SECONDARY CHARACTERS:
Other Characters of Boys Be...

 

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