Arizuki Shiina
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Kanji 有月椎菜
Rōmaji Arizuki Shiina
Birthday March 25 (Aries)
Gender Female
Height 125cm
Weight 25kg
Voice Actors
Japanese Nana Ayase
First Appearance
Anime Kud Wafter

Shiina Arizuki (有月 椎菜 Arizuki Shiina) is a character that appears in Kud Wafter.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Shiina has light brown hair that is tied in short quadtails and dark-blue eyes.

She is always seen wearing a dress, decorated with rape blossom flowers. She also wears two sunflower shaped hair ornaments.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Shiina is a cheerful and energetic girl without a hint of shyness around strangers.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Shiina is a young girl aiming to win a water rocket competition. She becomes friends with Kudryavka Noumi and Riki Naoe while searching for a suitable plastic bottle.

She has a Welsh Corgi named Ousumi as a pet. Her dream is to become an astronaut, but her family is against it.

Shiina's father, associate professor Seta was an engineer who helped develop a satellite named "Nanohana" (菜の花, rape blossom). Her father named Shiina after this satellite (the 菜 (na) in Shiina's name). However her parents divorced when she was still young; and her father moved away to Germany. In the beginning, Shiina lived happily with her mother and sister; and often took baths together. However when contact was lost with her father's satellite; Shiina vowed to become an astronaut and retrieve her father's satellite. She started having an interest in space and started playing with space-related toys, and the relation with her family worsened and her classmates start to think she's weird.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

  • The name Shiina means "chinquapin, mallet, spine" (椎) (shii) and "vegetables, greens" (菜) (na).
  • Shiina's surname Arizuki means "exist" (有) (ari) and "moon" (月) (tsuki/zuki).

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Shiina has an older sister named Ui Arizuki.
  • Shiina has sunflower shaped hairclips; they are a reference to the Japanese Himawari satellites (Himawari means sunflower).
  • The name of Shiina's dog, Oosumi, is a reference to the first Japanese satellite Oosumi.

References and Citations[edit | edit source]

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