Yuzu AiharaEdit

Matsuri first met Yuzu when they were little. Yuzu was a lonely child, and noticed that Matsuri was too, and thought they should be friends.[1] Since then, they've become like sisters. Matsuri was very clingy with Yuzu, wanting to take baths with her and invading her house to sleep with her, and when Yuzu would go out with other friends Matsuri would demand Yuzu to take her with her.[2] Matsuri likes Yuzu a lot, and became very jealous when she realized how Yuzu felt for Mei, trying to win her back but it fails it is revealed that idea of losing her "older sister" Yuzu to Mei simply scared her which led her to acting so wrong. After that, Matsuri acknowledges that what she was doing was wrong and realizing how Yuzu and even Mei cared for her feelings decides to be her friend and supports Yuzu's relationship with Mei. Matsuri enjoys teasing Yuzu, which makes Yuzu embarrassed.

Mei AiharaEdit

Mei and Matsuri

Matsuri getting along with Mei

Matsuri was quite jealous of Mei at first, because Yuzu pays her so much attention. When she first sees Mei in person, she kisses Yuzu to send a clear message to Mei that Yuzu belongs to her. She tries to make Mei look bad in Yuzu's eyes by blackmailing Mei, but eventually fails. After that, Matsuri acknowledges that she has lost to Mei, and Mei notes that the two of them aren't so different.[3] Matsuri realizes Mei never wanted to take Yuzu from her, and starts seeing Mei as an older sister too.[4] and since then they been on good terms. As such, Mei tutors Matsuri with her studies from time to time,[5] and Matsuri helped Mei win a prize at the festival.[6]Even helping Mei get closer to Yuzu with the Summer trip, However after finding out about Mei's arranged marriage she became very upset and confused on whether or not Mei's been playing with Yuzu's feelings or if she truly does love Yuzu.

Harumi TaniguchiEdit


A good example of Matsuri's relationship with Harumi.

Harumi is distrustful of Matsuri, and warns Yuzu not to stay alone with her. Matsuri likes teasing Harumi, like she does with Yuzu and Mei.[7] Matsuri notes that Harumi is very suspectful, as she's always watching from far, which means she's afraid of getting hurt, and avoids conflicts. Matsuri says, however that she doesn't hate smart girls like Harumi.[8]As time goes by Harumi starts to trust Matsuri to a degree that they're finally on friendly terms, as they are usually seen hanging out. Matsuri likes to tease Harumi, much to the latter's discomfort. It's possible she has a crush on Harumi.

Nene NomuraEdit

She seems annoyed with her and her antics with her HaruYuzu fantasy.[9] Despite this she is able to get along with her to a degree.

Himeko MomokinoEdit

Suzuran ShirahoEdit



Mayu is a friend of Matsuri, who talked to her after her boyfriend dumped her. Matsuri comforts her, but her actions afterwards imply that she was the one to cause that.[10]


They have a very casual relationship, with Matsuri being a regular customer in his cafe since she was little.

Mitsuko TaniguchiEdit

She seems to be intimidated by her.[11]


  1. Citrus Manga Chapter 9, page 14
  2. Citrus Manga Chapter 10, page 10
  3. Citrus Manga Chapter 12, pages 26-28
  4. Citrus Manga Chapter 12, pages 29-30
  5. Citrus Manga Chapter 17.5
  6. Citrus Manga Chapter 27, pages 13-14
  7. Citrus Manga Chapter 9, pages 20-21
  8. Citrus Volume 3 Extras
  9. Citrus Manga Citrus+ 7, pages 18-24
  10. Citrus Manga Chapter 12, pages 35-36
  11. Citrus Manga Chapter 30, pages 29