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Tsushima Yoshiko
Sunshine!! infobox - Tsushima Yoshiko
Kanji 津島善子
Romaji Tsushima Yoshiko
Statistics
Year First Year
Birthday July 13 (Cancer)
Gender Female
Blood Type O
Height 156 cm
Three Sizes B 79, W 58, H 80
Favorite Food Chocolate
Strawberry[1]
Disliked Food Mikan[1]
First Appearance
Debut Season 1 Episode 1
Japanese Voice Actress/Actor
Kanji 小林愛香
Romaji Kobayashi Aika
English Voice Actress/Actor
Name Morgan Berry
 

Tsushima Yoshiko, also known as Yohane, is one of the nine main characters of Love Live! Sunshine!!. She is a first year in Uranohoshi Girls' High School. Her image color is gray. She is a member of Guilty Kiss, a sub-unit under Aqours.

Background

A first-year student who likes the "little devil" look and proclaims herself to be "Yohane, the fallen angel". Born in the urban side of Numazu city.

She attended the same kindergarten as Kunikida Hanamaru.

Personality

Yoshiko seems to be a bit of a chuunibyou, a person who holds delusions of grandeur. She's bright, self-assured, smart, and thoughtful. She hates to be called "Yoshiko" and refers to herself as "Yohane" instead, going as far as to cross out her real name in her introduction and replace it as such. She describes herself as a fallen angel who has angered God, because she is cursed by extreme bad luck. She runs into all kinds of unforeseen trouble wherever she goes, such as when she goes on trips it's bound to rain, whenever it snows she's bound to fall, she has never won anything from lucky draws in convenience stores, and she always falls sick with influenza right before her final exams.

Clubs and Hobbies

Yoshiko is talented in playing video games and performing magic. Her hobby is dressing like a little devil.[1]

Yoshiko dislikes coffee.[2]

Other Data

2015
Official Introduction from Website[3]
Sunshine!! character intro - Tsushima Yoshiko

"Just by staring into this Yohane's black eyes- you will definitely fall in love with me♪ I am the fallen angel idol Tsushima Yoshiko Yohane, who will send you to a hell of eternal burning love. Hey, you know? Yohane is actually--- a devil♡ After all, it always rains when I go on trips, I always fall when it snows, I've never won anything in the lotteries at convenience stores, I always fall sick with influenza right before exams--- Such terrible fate isn't any ordinary thing♪ I'm definitely a sinful angel cast from the heavens after angering God for being too cute* How about it? Would you like to try falling from the heavens with me? It will definitely be very fun♪"


Official Translation[4]

Sunshine!! translated character intro - Tsushima Yoshiko
Character Introduction (August 2015)[1]
Dengeki G's Magazine Aug 2015 Tsushima Yoshiko Scan

Character Introduction

Hello, everyone♡ Hailing from Izu Beach, a sparkling TWINKLE star, it's the newcomer everyone's been waiting for, Yohane♪ You've been waiting for me? Yohane is--- as you can see, a former angel♡ Amazing, right?
But even though I didn't do anything bad at all, before I realized it, I became a fallen angel--- Right now, I've completely turned into a devil exuding a colorful evil charm.
Kyaha!♡
But actually, Yohane knows.
The truth about humans is that no matter when--- they will always get more excited the more evil it becomes, right?
Rather than a pure expressionless saint, what everyone loves is always a cute, cool, and beautiful girl--- but what makes their hearts beat faster is the sensation of danger. It's a bittersweet fruit that's more delicious the more it hurts one's heart.
It's just like the forbidden fruit of the Tree of Knowledge in the story of Adam and Eve--- Even though they knew it was definitely forbidden, they definitely became tempted to bite it♪
That's why, this devilish Yohane who's well aware of that dangerous charm, won't everyone here give her a try as well? Just one bite and you definitely won't be able to return to your original world♡
Ya~an, I'm looking forward to it♪
For the cute little demons who became fans of Yohane, I'll show you your beloved Yohane's stage performance!
The truth is, ever since a long time ago when I found out about this, I've had singing and dance lessons in preparation for this day.
Right now, it's simply an open-air beach stage, someday I'll definitely be standing on a real live---sta-sta-sta---eh?
No.
Rain!?
Geez--- Why!? Even though it was a clear weather until just a while ago! As expected, this is bad luck on the level of a devil.
From here on, watch as I show you the devilish powers of this Yohane who can smash even weather forecasts to bits, okay~!!!

Typical off-day schedule
Time Activity
8:00am: Wake up
9:00am: Breakfast
10:00am: Head towards Numazu City without an aim
11:00am: Watch a movie alone
1:00pm: Lunch (Sandwiches at Senbon beach)
2:00pm: Check out the event on the mini-stage in front of the market
3:00pm: Fashion check at the building in front of Numazu Station
5:00pm: Go home
6:00pm: Homework
7:00pm: Dinner
8:00pm: Bath
9:00pm: Coffee time in preparation for staying up late tonight
10:00pm: Surf the internet while listening to music
11:00pm: Prepare to hold a demonic ritual in the middle of the night
12:00am: Fall asleep unknowingly
Oh My Favorite!! Aqours Trending News (October 2015)[5]
Dengeki G's Magazine Oct 2015 Yoshiko Mari

Caption: The miraculous devil girl who descended upon the land of Uchiura♪
If you'll follow me, we'll fall into a purgatory of love♡

Hi♪ How's everyone? Yohane's unusually energetic today♡
As expected, the midsummer heat is--- almost like the eternal flames of burning hell, the heat of Gehenna's inferno itself♪
Just that, in this heat--- Even Yohane's devil costume has no choice but to increase in exposure--- All of my fans nationwide, all you little demons might find this addictive to your eyes, so I might be feeling a little sorry for that♡ Fufu♪
But you know, it's fine, it's alright. Even in this case when upon seeing me, you're unable to restraint yourself, you're excited and turned on, right? After all, Yohane is a real devil, and devils are always lenient towards wicked thoughts♡
Why don't you fall together with this sexy Yohane, to the very depths of hell? ☆

Aqours After School Talk - Yoshiko[6]
Dengeki G's Aqours Afterschool Talk Yoshiko

Caption: It's finally party time for Yohane and her little demons♪ I'll have you fall for me completely♡

Alright, is everyone ready?
At long last--- the moment has finally come.
Feast your eyes upon the cutest, captivating sight that is Yohane---
At this rate, you'll fall all the way to the deepest depths, the lowest level of hell♪
And just like that, if you become someone who won't be able to live without Yohane anymore--- At that time, Yohane will take responsibility for it♡
It'll be fine, from here on out, you'll always, always be with Yohane, alright?
When it rains on the days that you want to take an excursion, or when you slip on moss in the middle of a race at sports meets, all those are just signs that you're Yohane's fan♡♡
On days when bad things happen, just listen to Aqours' songs and cheer up!
After all, the devil girl's party is only just getting started♡

Aqours 1st Center Election

Appealing For Votes[7]
Caption: Of course, you're perfectly aware what will happen to you if you don't vote for me, right?

Hello, how's everyone feeling? It's finally come to this huh, center elections♪ Having become school idols, it's the absolutely unavoidable, much-awaited and anticipated big event! Of course, everyone is well prepared to vote--- for this fallen angel Yohane, right? I'm relying on all of you, my cute little demons♡ Once I become the center, I'll definitely sprinkle my most powerful demonic unlucky power across all of Japan. And if you don't vote for me, of course--- you'll be punished, you know?

Results Comments: 4th Place[8]
Caption: The members of the Fallen have finally been decided♪ You can't run away anymore, alright?

Everyone who supported Yohane, thank you~! Fourth place is truly a number befitting a demon so I'm happy♪ With this, you are already Yohane's little demon♡ It's your fate to fall together with Yohane to the ends of the earth.

Aqours Gallery (February 2016)[9]
Dengeki G's Magazine Feb 2016 Ruby Yoshiko

Caption: In this first snow of the year--- I feel like white angel’s wings might grow from my back!

Look!
See--- It’s snow, snow!
The first snow of the year--- amazing~♪
It’s so pretty, and romantic, and exciting~!!
Everyone’s been saying that it’s a warm winter this year, but as expected, wherever Yohane is, the snow falls as well☆
Perhaps this is a long-awaited appearance of my little demon powers?
It always rains on my sports meets.
There are typhoons when I go on hikes.
There’s always heavy traffic when I’m in a hurry, and I catch a bad cold right before field trips---
Yes.
No matter when, whenever I think that it doesn’t seem like it’ll snow at all, all of a sudden it comes down, so---
This is my misfortune.
But, today--- Since it’s such a pretty first snow, maybe I can forgive it just a bit?
So white and ephemeral--- and fluttery.
The untouched snow, just beginning to fall.
Watching it here with no one else around, maybe we’re the first audience to witness this snow--- Thinking of that somehow makes my heart beat faster. In this cold and clear atmosphere, the small, pure snow stretches with no end in sight.
Even though I was certain my heart was that of a little demon--- it feels a bit like it could be purified and I’ll become an angel of the snow.
Oh, that won’t do--- I can’t have that!!
I’m the little demon girl, the fallen angel Yohane☆
With the necklace of Gehenna, I’ll take all of the little demons that have been pulled in by my charm and burn them into pure white ash♡

Aqours Gallery (April 2016)[10]
Dengeki G's Magazine Apr 2016 Yoshiko Chika Dia

Caption: Our song--- let it cross the sea and mountains and reach everyone---!!

Our school on top of the mikan mountains is---
There aren't any shops nearby, no good places to play, and of course, no stylish cafes either.
That's why, even when everyone comes up here to the rooftop for Aqours practice, the only things as far as the eye can see are the sea and the mountains.
And--- the sky.
The clouds and the sun.
That's just how it is.
For a cute little devil like Yohane who's accustomed to the city, it's a bit too wholesome, as expected--- To be honest, it's boring.
Because there aren't that many people living here, almost everyone knows each other in the village, so no matter how many times I try telling them "I'm a little devil ♪"--- everyone just laughs it off.
Jeez, seriously, if you keep doing that you're going to get cursed!
I always--- hated coming to this school.
I wanted to enter a cooler, more exciting school somewhere in the city, and try all sorts of things.
That's why I found it natural for Uranohoshi Girls' to be abolished; on the contrary, if only it had been closed down earlier, I might have gone to a different school.
But---
Then Aqours was started.
I started to like this scenery.
Did you know?
Though there's really nothing in this town--- singing songs on the rooftop in the morning while facing the sea is really the best, dancing along to the song reverberating through the heavens, makes it seem as though the whole world is within your grasp.
Despite the small student population, it's surprising how all the cute girls have gathered here, and everyone is so honest and cheerful--- even to someone like me.
They're so kind.
But, in the end, I am a devil--- My luck really is terrible.
This school is soon about to disappear.
The fact that we were here. That this school was here.
I want us to at least leave a mark in everyone's hearts---
Please let this wish of mine cross the sea and mountains, far into the distance and reach everyone.

Koi ni Naritai AQUARIUM
Dengeki G's Magazine Apr 2016 KoiAqua Yoshiko Hanamaru Chika

Costume Reveal[10]
Caption: The cute ocean devil is tempting you to a world of dreams♡

How is it? No matter how or from where you look at it, it's cut out for the cutest devil of the sea~♪ Ah, just now, did your eyes wander somewhere dangerous? That's no good, you can't deceive me. Because Yohane has been watching you properly! But well, if such a cute little devil were to descend right before your eyes it can't be helped if you waver, so I'll forgive you♡ In exchange, you have to keep looking at me like this forever, you're not allowed to take your eyes off of Yohane, okay?

Dengeki G's Magazine May 2016 Chika Hanamaru Yoshiko

Purchase Bonus Art[11]
Caption: You must be a fool to fall in love with a demon like Yohane, huh? It can't be helped, so I'll keep you company---♡

A demon's job is to bring unhappiness upon people, while things like love and affection are the duties of angels and goddesses. That's why, to be honest, this is out of my field. But even so--- it can't be helped. Well, seeing such a cute little demon like Yohane is sure to make you fall in love♪ That's why--- it's all right♡ From here onwards, Yohane will always be with you alright? Let's fall into the depths of hell together♡♡

Trio Unit Project (May 2016) [11]
Dengeki G's Magazine May 2016 Yoshiko Chika Riko Kanan

Caption: So then, let's decide on our units now! Let's divide it up with either rock or paper---

Ahhh, come on!!
I told you, we really shouldn’t be deciding the groups with rock, paper, scissors---.
No count! No count no count no count!!
What just happened, absolutely doesn't coooount!!!
Jeez, you've really fooled around for long enough.
To think that a sacred school idol group would be deciding units with rock, paper, scissors–--.
I really underestimated you, Chika-chan.
Just as the idea of creating units came up in the conversation---
You go “Then let's decide on the unit members right now! On three!”---.
Honestly, it’s not like we’re elementary schoolers deciding who’s on cleaning duty!!
What I’m trying to say is, even if you say it’s group sub-units, we’re really making entirely different, new idol units from Aqours, right?
If that's the case then we should go by the various members’ personalities, or looks, or by height balance--- See, there are all sorts of things you must consider, right?
Even if Aqours is a homemade local school idol group, you have to think at least that far–--.
As for me, in the first place I’m a demon, so you have to group me with some devilish people or my appeal won’t show through!
Ah, on the other hand, I wouldn’t mind being grouped with someone who has really good luck♡
You see, then–-- if we ever decide anything with rock paper scissors, then I definitely won't be the only person left out anymore♪
Really, as the unlucky little demon queen Yohane, ever since kindergarten and up to this point I've always, always--- been left out at times like these.
Put simply, I’m dead-set against deciding by rock, paper, scissors!
I’ll put a stop to this, even if I have to awaken my demon powers!! Speaking of which--- Shouldn’t we at least wait until we’ve gathered all our members?
I know you’re fired up to make these units, Chika-chan, but still, I really think this is something we have to discuss all together–--.
Right?
Then we can get even more excited about making the units, and we can do activities even when everyone’s not there, and I think it’s a good idea, so–--.

Aqours Big Reveal: Member Introductions (Q&A) (June 2016)[12]
Dengeki G's Magazine June 2016 Q&A Yoshiko Hanamaru Ruby

Caption: I'll show you that one can become an idol no matter where they are in this world♡

What is the charm of being a school idol?
Well, the charm of being a school idol is most probably being able to wear lots of cute costumes? Everyone would go crazy over the devil Yohane wearing those--- They'll fall into hell♡♡ Being able to wear all sorts of costumes proudly without having it called something like cosplay is my favorite part! Right now, we're in the midst of collecting requests. Recommend costumes that'll suit Yohane, okay♪

What are the good points about Uranohoshi Girls' High School?
Even this devil Yohane--- often finds this school surprisingly cozy♪ I first thought that with Ura Girls' having a low student population, it might be lonely, but that's not the case--- Rather, it's surprisingly noisy--- Hehe☆ I also like the low student population which makes Yohane more eye-catching♡ From here onwards, I'll turn Ura Girls' into Yohane's Lovely Hell~♪

Aqours Gallery (June 2016)[12]
Dengeki G's Magazine June 2016 Yoshiko

Caption: The fact that a demon has secretly descended upon this land, that's a secret I wish to teach this world---♡

Ugh--- Just a little bit more?
As I thought, maybe I should have brought a selfie-stick---.
Though this angle is good, at this rate, I won't be able to get all of my costume into the picture!
Hmm, well, it's fine.
I'll just have to take two separate pictures of my face and of my costume♡
If I did that, it might just work as part of our PV♪
But even so, Aqours practice has been quite busy lately so I haven't really been able to do this, but I feel like today's devilish photo-shoot went quite well♡
If this is the case, it seems like I'll be able to make a great Hell News segment this time around!
Even after I entered Aqours, Yohane's devilish nature hasn't changed; as an admirable envoy of hell, for the sake of gradually increasing the number of little demons--- I have no choice but to use this greatest Yohane's cute charm♪
Okay--- Fringe is okay, cleavage is clear, one more shot for last re-adjustment of angle--- And, wait wait wait wait!?
What is this, a sudden shower of rain!?
Just what the heck is this!?
Argh, what should I do, as expected Yohane really is a devil.
My luck is just way too horrible---.

Special Gallery (July 2016)[13]
Dengeki G's Mag July 2016 Yoshiko

Caption: All those who enter this store, it would be great if you could fall into a blissful hell together with this devilish Yohane---♡♡

Hey, do you know about hell?
It's the hell that's filled with demons and monsters.
You know, at first glance, Yohane looks like such a cute high school girl but---.
The. Truth. Is.
I'm actually a devil from that fearsome hell♡
The proof of that is---.
Since childhood, Yohane's surroundings have been filled with all sorts of unlucky things.
It rains whenever I go on long journeys.
It storms whenever it's the school's athletic meet.
I get fractures during the summer holidays.
I fall sick during the graduation photo-shoot and need a separate take---.

Right?
Like this, I definitely can only be the incarnation of a true devil--- Don't you think so?
This cute Yohane is a fallen angel who fell from heaven into this unlucky hell.
That's why, to employ Yohane as the poster girl, this shop--- Though looking normal like the rest of Numazu at first glance, but actually, what lies behind its doors is--- the wide expanses of true hell♪
Once you enter, you will never be able to turn back--- It's the path to a fearsome hell♡
Please come in after mustering your determination♪
Welcome to Gamers, the fun private hell where Yohane works♡
--- Right?
Once you hear that--- you definitely have to come, right?
If you still don't come after hearing all that, that wouldn't be very manly of you♡
Don't mind even if you saw anything scary--- Definitely come play at least once, okay?
If you do that, then Yohane will--- grasp your heart firmly, and never again let you go♡

Gamers x Love Live! Sunshine!! (July 2016)[13]
Dengeki G's Mag July 2016 Gamers Poster Girl

Well, jeez, I'm talking about this, this!! The thing I've been striving for--- Becoming number 1 makes me super happy~!♡♡ Everyone, thank you for voting for Yohane! As expected of my faithful little demons, I won't forget your loyalty in this lifetime!♡♡♡ Come on, with this, as disciples of hell, it's undoubtable that you all have risen in rank too♪ Let's make hell--- No, Numazu Gamers as hyped up as we can!!!

Aqours's Gallery (October 2016)[14]
Dengeki G's Mag Oct 2016 Yoshiko Ruby Hanamaru 2

Caption: Costumes are the life of idols--- We have to pursue quality until we reach perfection!!

Sorry, it's just a bit more Maru-chan--- hold still.
It's rare that we have such a cute costume, doesn't it make you feel like you definitely have to take the stage at your best condition?
It's alright, just leave the ribbon here to me.
Though Ruby is the one in charge of costumes, if it's me--- The countless numbers of little demon cosplays up to this point--- Ah, that's not right, I mean official outfits when I reveal my true demonic nature♡ I have tons of experience from making all of them--- so I'm actually rather good at this, you know?

Aah--- But even so.
Jeez, since when did you---- did you grow so much!?
Even though it hasn't even been a month since we took our measurements--- Oi, this volumous bust--- makes me so jealous♡
I mean, it's utterly impossible!
No matter how many times you tell me you're going through your growing phase---.
To put it plainly, I don't think I ever had such a phase myself?
Really, God is just unfair.
I know.
I was just born an unlucky, ill-fated little demon.
Even if I was graced with God's favor, it wouldn't suit this slim and cute body!
It's fine.
I have my own style--- Eh?
No, as I thought, the width of the costume's ribbon might not be enough--- What should we do?
It's already up to here, is that fine?
No, that won't do, there must be no compromises!!
Now that we're school idols, once we're on stage, we cannot do anything less than to shine as the cutest idols in the world!
Just two more centimetres.
With that, the impression of the costume will definitely change--- Yes, I'm going to pull it just a bit tighter, okay?
Just bear with it for a bit more.
I'll unleash the wicked powers of my demonic self--- and show the world a perfect school idol---.

OUR PRIVATE LIFE: We'll Tell You About Our Secrets♡ (November 2016)[15]
Dengeki G's Mag Nov 2016 Riko Yoshiko

Tsushima Yoshiko
Caption: ---Ta-da... The devilish Yohane drops in for a visit♡ Did I surprise you?

Huh, to think that Riko-chan would be in such a place---.
What is she doing?
She's facing a huge canvas so--- that just means, she's painting a picture---.
Alright, maybe I should go take a look at what sort of picture she's painting♡
It was during the lunch break that day when this happened.
And so I--- made my way to Riko-chan, who was painting within the school's courtyard.
That's it, if I become good friends with Rikocchi just like this, then maybe--- "Portrait of the beautiful Uchiura Devil Yohane"--- she might draw such a masterpiece for me♪
Uwaah, it's bound to be a big hit♡
A portrait of the one andonly school idol devil living in the present day---.
Doesn't it feel like just holding it would cause amazing mysteries to occur??
Aah, what should I do, what if an amazingly high price gets attached to it---
If that happens, maybe I should get a model fee after all?
That's right, in situations like these, no matter how you look at it, it's the model's value that creates popularity more than the artist's, so it might be okay for the model's share to be higher than the artist's--- That's what I was thinking while making my way over.
Sneaking step by step--- I approached Riko-chan from the shade with bated breath just like a devil would---.
"Hey, what are you painting? If you did a good job, I'll let you have the privilege of painting a portrait of the devil I am as a reward---"
Even before I finished saying that much.
"Kyaaaaaaaaa---"
Letting out a tremendous shriek, Riko-chan rose up in panic--- and toppled the easel with a loud noise, sending the canvas to the ground---.
"Yo- Yocchan..."
Looking at Riko-chan, who was frozen solid,
"---Ta-da... The devilish Yohane drops in for a visit♡ Did I surprise you?"
I barely managed to say that in the nick of time.
Aah, as expected my luck is terrible--- I'm definitely the incarnation of a devil!
Sorry, Riko-chan---.

OUR PRIVATE LIFE: We'll Tell You About Our Secrets♡ (January 2017)[16]
Dengeki G's Mag Jan 2017 Yoshiko Ruby

Tsushima Yoshiko
Caption: For a little demon to clean the statue of Mary--- I have no choice but to skip that sort of work, isn't it♪

"Hey, Ruby, listen here--- No matter how much you say it's a major cleanup, you don't have to be that enthusiastic about it. Isn't it fine to be a bit more relaxed about it? In the first place, no one looks that closely at this statue of Mary in the entrance hall anyway---"
No matter what I said.
It seemed nothing could reach Ruby's ears, who was wholeheartedly struggling with the cleaning cloth she held.
Scrub scrub scrub--- The hall rang with the sound of Ruby rubbing away with the wet cleaning cloth.

Sigh, this one's hopeless♪
Though Ruby is a good girl--- The way she takes everything way too seriously is her one major flaw.
In the first place, what's all this about Cleaning Day before the winter holidays.
For the Fallen Angel Yohane, the demon sent here from hell--- For me to clean the statue of Mary, that has to be some sort of joke?
Hehe--- That has to be the the world's unluckiest--- No, this is proof that I am the demon Yohane with the strongest misfortune!!
There's no way I can do that right♡
Ah--- Of course, that definitely means I'm not slacking off and letting Ruby do all the work alone okay?!
I just--- don't wish to touch the statue of Mary--- So I'm mopping the corridor a bit.
Hehehe♡
Sigh, I wonder if it'll be over soon.
Once this major cleanup is over, we all have plans to head to Numazu for karaoke today to commemorate the start of our second semester.
It's not often I get to go home with everyone--- Hehe♡♡
For the serious Ruby who's working hard enough for the two of us--- I'll buy her some fries at karaoke♪♪

Aqours's Gallery (March 2017)[17]
Dengeki G's Mag Mar 2017 Yoshiko Hanamaru Ruby

Caption:

HAPPY PARTY TRAIN
Dengeki G's Mag Mar 2017 HAPPY PARTY TRAIN Bonus Art 1

Travel Comments[18]

If I, the Fallen Angel Yohane, used my pure black wings, I’d be able to fly to even hell in just a flash - but that would just be boring♡ I favor a laid-back journey on the train! But when you’re with me, the little devil Yohane, you’ll never know what will happen - it’ll be a mystery tour♪

Places I would like to travel to: Hokkaido (Tasty food!), Hawaii and Tokyo.

OUR PRIVATE LIFE: We'll Tell You About Our Secrets♡ (April 2017)[19]
Dengeki G's Mag Apr 2017 Yoshiko Chika

Tsushima Yoshiko
Caption: The final match has arrived at last!! Chivalrous rock-paper-scissors― on three!

Aqours’ new song― our 3rd single is coming out. That’s already a super awesome thing, it’s happy and it’s the best! But. In that case―. No matter what. There is a question that surfaces― the question of outfits. Aqours’ outfits are of course matched to the concept of the song every time, and Ruby and Sakurauchi Riko and I― all the members who are knowledgable about outfits and fashion consult together to make matching ones for everyone.
But when everyone is the same, it’s boring both to look at and wear, don’t you think? So we always change small parts of the design and create 9 different patterns.
But― after all.
When you make 9 different patterns, however cute we make each one, it always makes the problems of good and bad worksmanship, taste, popularity and lack of, and whether or not they suit the member.
In the end, if you ask who wants to wear which outfit, it turns into an outfit battle. Well, of course, what we usually do is peacefully talk it over and decide.
There of course is never a perfect match between the character we have and the character we’d like to project, so we do take into account the other members’ impressions, but.
Like Chika and I this time, both our sizes and images match, and our characters and hopes overlap exactly (cute and a little peppy)― there are sometimes cases like this.
So, in these cases― the time has come!!
A serious showdown between girls!!!!
This calls for a one-round match of rock-paper-scissors!!!!
Now― now, now, now!! Chika and Yohane’s rock-paper-scissors match!!
It’s okay, however much of an unlucky Yohane I am― that handicap will follow through in rock-paper-scissors, sure thing♪
In a chivalrous rock-paper-scissors game where losing means winning― where the winner pays a sacrifice and the loser gets priority― I absolutely have the advantage!!
I’m getting that miniskirt with rock-paper-scissors!!!

Question & Answer Corner
Why do you refer to yourself as "Yohane"?[1]

Asked by アウスティグさん @Twitter

That's already decided, isn't it. Because my real name is Yo. Ha. Ne♡ Okaaaaay? Since it's our first time talking, I'll say this first: The name that's written in the civil family register isn't my real name. Af-after all, I mean--- a name like Yo, Yoyoyoyoyoshi---ko, is just, can't possibly be right. That my real name is Yoshiko, can't possibly be right!?!?!?

Where do you always eat your bento lunches?[1]
Asked by ステルスさん @Twitter

Maybe in the classroom or by the pool? Given a choice--- I prefer to eat alone. Because I'm a devil, after all. Most of the students here are locals who come to school by walking or bicycles, but it takes time for me to get here from Numazu by bus. That's why--- I want to take my time eating my bentos alone. Would you like to eat together with such a Yohane? If you do, I'll forgive you and permit it♡

It seems that your talents include gaming, but what do you usually play?[13]
Asked by kdkrhawksさん @Twitter

Rather than those simulation games popular with girls, I prefer ones with lots of bangs and explosions--- I quite love combat games♡ I'll lead the devilish Yohane corps in conquering the world!♡ Ah, I also loved playing racing games ever since I was young~♪ Bashing here and there, and colliding is quite refreshing! I seek thrill and excitement in games☆

If you were to keep a pet, or rather, if you were to raise a familiar, what sort of animal would you choose to keep?[20]
Asked by ともちさん @Twitter

Hmm, a familiar..... Though I would love to say "A giant fire-breathing dragon!!" at this point--- Isn't that quite scary? Plus if I had a dragon in my house, that would be troubling too; the pet food costs would be really high, and the house might go up in flames---. Yohane has bad luck after all. Yes. That's why I think I'll go with a jet-black cat♪

I want to become a full-fledged little demon, what should I do first?[14]
Asked by Razuさん

Training of course, training~!! That's obviously the answer♡ Then, let me present to you the training schedule Yohane thought up for you! First, you buy Aqours's CD. After that, you slowly build up a full and complete collection of Yohane's goods~♡ You'll definitely become able to use demonic powers ♪

During study trips in middle school, did you end up buying things like wooden swords and cross-shaped accessories?[14]
Asked by 鈴生昂さん

Wooden sword!? That aside--- I actually didn't buy crosses and the like♡ After all, Yohane is a demon who's a fallen angel, right? If I were to use something, it would be a real demonic cross unlike the ordinary ones--- but I would be judged for the sulfurous smell so I don't use it♪ My souvenirs from my middle school trip were--- nothing. I couldn't go because I was down with the flu......

Did you ever consider having short hair?[14]
Asked by とむゆぅさん

Fufufu♡ If I had short hair, it would definitely suit me well♪ With the back of my hair cropped off in a short gracious cut--- but actually whenever I go to the salon and take a seat, I end up thinking that I shouldn't go through with it today after all. Maybe someday I'll invite one of the other members to do it together with me?

How much magic can you use?[14]
Asked by 津島善男さん

That's a secret. After all, if you talk about such important information--- You might trigger an all-out war with the heavenly armies, you know? Ah, but you seem like a poor thing so I'll tell you just a little bit. Yohane's signature move is her charm spell♪ Once you see this smile, you'll become Yohane's servant forever~♡

It seems like you watch movies alone on your days off, but what genres of movies do you watch?[14]
Asked by 松海鳳さん

Don't tell anyone, okay? The truth is--- I love movies that make me cry. Movies where the protagonist dies from illness, or close lovers are torn apart--- I end up crying a lot!! After all, even the devil cries♡ Ah of course, I like horror as well. Although zombie flicks are... a bit too much for me...

The unlucky fallen angel Yoshiko-chan! Please teach me a way to turn bad luck into good luck![14]
Asked by かっちゃん! さん

Nope, this is--- Even though I myself have been researching this for many years, it seems it may be impossible to change one's fortune. Ah, but don't give up just yet, okay? No matter how unlucky you are, so long as you have an explosive power inside, you'll definitely be able to blow it all away! That's why I became a demon♡♡

Please give me some pointers on little demon fashion![16]
Asked by 秋花さん

Some points to note are--- As expected, the most basic would be that a demon's favorite color is black--- And preferably, the more items the better♡ Because if you go with the simply-coordinated outfits that are the trend now, you'll just end up all dressed in black♪ That's why winter is the perfect season for little demon fashion♡ Tights and boots are definitely perfect!

Video

LL!SS!! Aqours Special Monologue Show 【Part 6 Tsushima Yoshiko】03:09

LL!SS!! Aqours Special Monologue Show 【Part 6 Tsushima Yoshiko】

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Eng Sub LL!SS!! Aqours New Year's Special Message 【Tsushima Yoshiko】01:14

Eng Sub LL!SS!! Aqours New Year's Special Message 【Tsushima Yoshiko】

Audio

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No. Songs Duration Audio
01 Greetings from Tsushima Yoshiko[21] 2:56
Yoshiko Hajimemashite no Goaisatsu

Chronology

Ep. Title
01 "I Want to Shine!!"
(輝きたい!! "Kagayakitai!!")
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In Episode 1, Uranohoshi Girls' High School student Takami Chika discovered the school idol group μ's while trying to catch a runaway flyer. Having had looked for something to devote her all to for a long time, she was inspired and decided to form her own school idol group.

With help from her friend Watanabe You, Chika tried to gather members at the school entrance ceremony, without any response from the student body. You and Chika then encountered first year students Kurosawa Ruby and Kunikida Hanamaru, and Chika tried to interest them in joining the school idol club. Tsushima Yoshiko suddenly interrupted the conversation and Hanamaru recognized her from kindergarten. Yoshiko ran off with the other two first years chasing her, and Chika proclaimed she would recruit them later.

02 "Catch the Transfer Student!"
(転校生をつかまえろ! "Tenkousei o Tsukamaero!")
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In Episode 2, Chika and You met Hanamaru and Ruby again, who told them Yoshiko had not been in school after running out of class on the first day.
03 "First Step"
(ファーストステップ "Faasuto Suteppu")
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In Episode 3, Riko unknowingly met a disguised Yoshiko while handing out flyers in front of Numazu Station.

Before their concert, Aqours worried about people not attending due to the rain. They laughed it off and stood behind the stage's curtain, hand in hand. However, when the curtains raised, they only had a small group of audience. Included in the audience were Mari, Ruby, Hanamaru, and a disguised Yoshiko. Despite this, they continued their concert and performed "Daisuki dattara Daijoubu!" while Kanan and Dia listened from outside the gym.

04 "Two Girls' Feelings"
(ふたりのキモチ "Futari no Kimochi")
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In episode 4, Hanamaru was at the bookshop, thinking it was impossible for her to be like μ's and Hoshizora Rin. Yoshiko passed by in disguise, muttering about why Hanamaru (referred to as ‘Zuramaru’ by Yoshiko) was there.
05 "Yohane Descends"
(ヨハネ堕天 "Yohane Daten")
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In episode 5, Yoshiko was talking to the viewers of her online video stream (whom she addressed as her ‘little demons’) while using her fallen angel persona. Once the stream ended, Yoshiko questioned her own actions and told herself she was too old for acting like that, unveiling that the reason she had not come to school since the first day was embarrassment over the way she acted.

The school idol club, now with five members, were looking at their ranking and comments online when Hanamaru was revealed to never have seen a computer before, due to living in a temple without many electronics. The members of Aqours wondered how they could stand out more in order to raise their popularity.

Seeing Yoshiko sneaking around the rooftop, Hanamaru confronted Yoshiko about her being back at school. After explaining to Hanamaru she wanted to have a do-over and live as a normal high school student, Yoshiko convinced Hanamaru to be her supervisor and make sure she did not let the fallen angel come out. However, the next day at school Yoshiko fell into her persona when doing fortune telling for her classmates.

Wimpering in the school idol clubroom, Yoshiko explained she knew she was not a fallen angel and wanted to be a normal high school student. Chika, on the other hand, got the idea of fallen angel idols as a way to make them stand out more. Therefore, she asked Yoshiko if she wanted to become a school idol, addressing her as “Fallen Angel Yohane-chan”.

Much to Dia’s dismay, the school idol club uploaded a fallen angel themed video online using their new costumes. Dia showed the Aqours members that the inital boost in rankings the video had gotten them was already declining and their rank was dropping. This broke the spirits of the school idols, causing Chika to second guess their trying to be like μ's and Yoshiko to once again say she wanted to be a normal high schooler and quit the school idol club.

The day after Hanamaru made the other Aqours members understand why Yoshiko had wanted to be a fallen angel in the first place, they confronted Yoshiko wearing their new costumes and asked if she wanted to join Aqours as the fallen angel Yohane. Chika yelled to the fleeing Yoshiko that she was fine the way she was and that μ's got so popular due to their being themselves and not caring about what others thought. After being assured all the members of the school idol club were okay with her antics, Yoshiko accepted their offer and joined.

06 "Let's Make a PV"
(PVを作ろう "PV o Tsukurou")
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In episode 6, news of the school possibly being closed and merged with a school in Numazu reached Chika, and she was overjoyed to be put in a similar situation to the one μ's faced, becoming motivated to do more school idol activities in order to save the school. After some careful thinking, Aqours decided to create a promotional video, with the purpose of showing people what made their small town Uchiura a great place. They all went out to film, but most of the things the group could come up with seemed quite unimpressive after reconsideration. The group gathered at a café to think things through, and Chika realized that what they had at their current school was something special she did not want to lose.

Showing the chairwoman their promotional video, Mari told Chika and the rest of Aqours that they did not know what it was that made their town and their school great. After Mari proclaimed she knew better herself, Chika decided not to ask about it, considering it something they had to figure out for themselves for it to be worth something.

On her way to the clubroom Chika spotted Dia on stage in the empty auditorium. While she did decline Chika’s offer of joining the school idol club, Dia stated she was happy that they wanted to save the school. As Dia was leaving the room, Ruby stopped Chika from calling out to her, and a flashback showed the third years seemingly right before a school idol performance. Mari showed up and told Dia you can’t run away, only move forward, but Dia denied she had been trying to run away.

In accordance with Uchiura tradition, all the town members gathered early in the morning of the first day of beach season to make and release floating lanterns. Riko, for whom it was the first time experiencing the tradition, talked about how she didn’t realize there were so many people living in the town and suggested that maybe that was the special thing about Uchiura and Uranohoshi Girls’ High School. Hearing this, Chika gathered everyone’s attention and introduced Aqours, saying they needed the help of everyone in town to save their school. "Yume de Yozora o Terashitai" was performed as an insert song by the currently six Aqours members, thus concluding the episode.

07 "TOKYO"
(TOKYO)
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In episode 7, the members of Aqours realized that their PV had boosted their popularity enough to push them into the top one hundred school idol groups. Because of this, they were invited to perform at an event in Tokyo.

Getting to Tokyo, the school idol club (sans transfer student Riko) tried not to let on that they were from the country side, without much success. After getting temporarily separated, Aqours paid a visit to Kanda Shrine, and got excited about running up the same stairs that μ's once used for stamina practice.

Once they reached the top of the stairs, Chika heard Kazuno Sarah and Kazuno Leah singing “SELF CONTROL!!”. Although the two girls were strangers to Chika and the rest of Aqours, Sarah recognized them from their PV and asked if they were in Tokyo for the upcoming event. The Saint Snow members then left, leaving Aqours impressed with their acrobatics and singing skills.

The next day, Chika went out for a run and visited the place where she first found out about school idols, UTX High School. There, the rest of Aqours caught up with her and the six of them saw the next Love Live! competition being announced on the screen of the UTX building. Aqours decided they wanted to enter the competition.

At the event location, the Aqours members were surprised to find out the girls they had met at Kanda Shrine were school idols, too. Sarah introduced herself, and the episode ended just as Saint Snow were to take the stage.

08 "Isn't it Frustrating?"
(くやしくないの? "Kuyashikunai no?")
LLSS S1Ep8 152
In episode 8, Saint Snow performed “SELF CONTROL!!” on stage at a school idol event in Tokyo. After all the school idol groups invited had performed, neither Aqours nor Saint Snow were announced as one of the winners. In spite of their loss, Chika talked about how it was Aqours’ best performance yet. The other members, on the other hand, worried about how far from being top idols they were.

Having been given the results of the audience poll used to rank the groups at the event, Aqours learned that they not only placed last, but also got zero votes. Approached by Saint Snow, Aqours was complimented on their performance but told they might be better off giving up competing in Love Live! by Sarah, and warned not to take Love Live! lightly by a crying Leah.

On the train ride back to Numazu, five quite depressed Aqours members and one seemingly less depressed Chika discussed Saint Snow’s statements. Once they arrived they were greeted by Uranohoshi Girls’ High School students, relieved and happy to hear it was the group’s best performance so far. When Dia arrived at the scene, Ruby ran into her arms, crying.

Dia talked to Aqours about their placing last, saying she was afraid it would happen, considering how tough the school idol scene had gotten. She explained how she, Mari and Kanan formed a school idol group two years back, but were unable to sing at the very same event, overwhelmed by the other groups’ performances and the atmosphere.

Riko followed Chika to the beach, who, after holding all of her feelings in for a long time, finally allowed herself to cry and let out her frustration about all of their hard work not bearing fruit. When Chika said she thought it would make the other members sad if she allowed herself to be sad, Riko pointed to the rest of Aqours and said that no one joined for Chika’s sake, it was a decision they all made on their own. The sun’s rays hit the six girls standing in the water as they decided to try to turn their zero into a one.

09 "Young DREAMER"
(未熟DREAMER "Mijuku DREAMER")
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In episode 9, the six members of Aqours tried to figure out what to do for the upcoming summer festival. Chika wondered what made Kanan (who had been evasive when Chika asked her about it) quit being a school idol since she did not think it was like Kanan to quit just because of one failure. Ruby revealed she had heard Dia speaking to Mari back then, saying neither Dia nor Kanan were running away.

On one of her early morning walks Kanan was followed by the school idol club, who overheard Kanan and Mari talking about Kanan’s returning to school. However, Kanan said she was not going to become a school idol again and that she did not want to talk to Mari any more.

At school, Kanan and Mari got into a heated argument, which made Chika burst into the room and yell at them to break it up, and to come to the club room of the school idol club after school. There, Kanan continued to claim that the fact she could not sing in Tokyo was the reason she had quit being a school idol. Once she had left the room, the other girls pushed Dia into revealing that Kanan didn’t sing at the event to prevent Mari from performing with an injury, and that she quit being a school idol because she didn’t want Mari turning down other opportunities.

Aqours convinced Dia to join them, Chika saying they’d all help out if juggling school idol duties and student council president duties got too much, and Ruby handing her a stage costume. All nine girls performed “Mijuku DREAMER” as an insert song, and Dia turned out to be the one who wrote “Aqours” in the sand, it being the same name the third years’ previous idol group had.

10 "We've Got Stewshine"
(シャイ煮はじめました "Shai-ni Hajimemashita")
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In episode 10, summer vacation began for the now nine members of Aqours. Summer is the season of the Love Live! competition, and Dia had somehow managed to get her hands on the training schedule μ's used when they were active. Since Kanan and Chika had been asked to help run a snack bar on the beach, the members decided to camp at the Takami family inn in order to make time for practice.

Initially intimidated by a competing snack bar on the beach, Dia quickly took charge and assigned tasks once she recieved encouragement from Mari. Riko, Chika and Kanan begun advertising in order to draw in customers, seemingly somewhat unwillingly. Meanwhile, You, Yoshiko and Mari started cooking the food.

With everyone exhausted after attempting to train the way μ's did, they all sat down to eat Mari’s Stewshine and Yoshiko’s Tears of a Fallen Angel takoyaki that hadn’t sold during the day.

Aqours’ second day of managing the snack bar wasn’t all too successful either, but everyone enjoyed the curry You made using both Mari’s and Yoshiko’s culinary creations. Dia tried to hold a lesson on Love Live! history, but it was cut short due to Chika’s sister Mito thinking they were being too loud.

11 "Aye-aye, My Friend"
(友情ヨーソロー "Yuujou Yousoro")
LLSS S1Ep11 213
In episode 11, all the members of Aqours saw Riko off as she left for Tokyo to compete in a piano competition that would take place the same day as the regional Love Live! qualifiers. They made the promise to sing together on the same stage next time.

As “special practice”, Dia got the eight of them to help clean up the school’s pool, and once they finished they decided to practice their dance in the empty pool. With Riko missing, Aqours needed to adjust their formation, and opted for You to fill in Riko’s spot.

Chika and You struggled to find harmony in their dance, Chika being accustomed to the way Riko performed the dance moves. They had just made it through the part they had problems with because of You’s mimicking Riko’s movements, when Riko called from Tokyo. After Ruby, Hanamaru and Yoshiko greeted her, the call was cut short due to Chika’s battery running low just as You was about to say something to Riko.

The night of the Love Live! qualifiers and Riko’s piano competition, everyone wore the matching scrunchies Riko had sent as bracelets. Riko played her piece at the competition, and the remaining eight Aqours members performed “Omoi yo Hitotsu ni Nare” on stage.

12 "It's Time to Fly"
(はばたきのとき "Habataki no Toki")
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In episode 12, the members of Aqours were happy and relieved to find out they made it through the regional qualifiers of the Love Live! after a nervous wait. While the video of their performance had gotten a lot of views and comments, the number of applicants for the school’s open house was still zero.

Chika couldn’t help but compare Aqours to μ's, and wondered if the school idols she looked up to weren’t regular people after all. Calling the other Aqours members, she suggested they’d all go to Tokyo before Riko went back home, and try to figure out what made μ's great.

In Tokyo, Chika had arranged for Aqours to meet up with Saint Snow, who told Chika and the others they didn’t know what made μ's and A-RISE different. To them, what mattered was winning and following in the footsteps of their predecessors. Together, both groups watched the announcement of the Love Live! finals being held at the Akiba Dome on the screen outside the UTX High School building.

At Riko’s suggestion, Aqours visited Otonokizaka High School. They learned that μ's hadn’t left anything from their school idol days at Otonokizaka, saying their hearts would be connected even without those things. Chika and Riko said the visit had brought them closer to the answer of their question.

On the train back to Numazu, the nine of them took a stop to look at the sea. Chika said that they couldn’t compare themselves to μ's, and all of the members started realizing that they had to run freely, stand on their own feet and not chase after someone else in order to become great. They decided that what they were running towards was turning the zero into a one.

13 "Sunshine!!"
(サンシャイン!! "Sanshain!!")
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In episode 13, Aqours were practicing for the Love Live! regionals during the hot days of summer vacation. Meanwhile, the number of applicants for Uranohoshi Girls’ High School was still zero. At the end of the day, Mutsu, Itsuki and Yoshimi showed up to tell Chika that they, along with other people in the school, were also interested in saving the school and had thought about becoming school idols. Chika invited them to sing with Aqours at the Love Live!.

The nine members of Aqours met up with Mutsu, Itsuki and Yoshimi, who brought with them an abundance of other Uranohoshi Girls’ High School students. However, everyone’s excitement was restrained when Riko announced that the rules said only the people who had applied initially would be allowed on stage. In the end, although only Aqours would be on stage, all the other girls decided to cheer them on from the audience.

Before their performance, the school idol club members reflected on their time together. Ruby and Hanamaru were embraced by Yoshiko, while Mari, Kanan and Dia thanked each other for getting this far, and Chika told You and Riko she wanted to enjoy everything the future had in store together. Proclaiming there weren’t just nine of them, Chika opened the door to the stage.

Prior to performing their song, Aqours introduced themselves by telling the audience their story and their goal. When they counted to nine, part of the audience yelled “ten”, pronouncing their being the tenth member of the group.

Halfway through the performance of “MIRAI TICKET”, Chika called out for everyone to shine together with them. The Aqours supporters of the audience ran down to stand next to the stage, creating a circle of blue light sticks around it. Meanwhile, the number of applicants for the school flipped from zero to one.

Trivia

  • Yoshiko can eat very spicy food, as shown in Episode 10 where she ate a takoyaki filled with Tabasco.
  • "Yohane" means "night feather" or "night wing".
  • In the early stages of Aqours, Yoshiko was originally a 2nd year student.

Gallery

Please refer to this character's Image Gallery.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Dengeki G's Magazine August 2015 issue
  2. Radio drama track "Jingi naki deko" from the Jingle Bells ga Tomaranai single.
  3. Official Introduction from Website
  4. Official Character Introductions
  5. Dengeki G's Magazine October 2015 issue
  6. http://gs.dengeki.com/news/39865/
  7. Dengeki G's Magazine November 2015 issue
  8. Dengeki G's Magazine December 2015 issue
  9. Dengeki G's Magazine February 2016 issue
  10. 10.0 10.1 Dengeki G's Magazine April 2016 issue
  11. 11.0 11.1 Dengeki G's Magazine May 2016 issue
  12. 12.0 12.1 Dengeki G's Magazine June 2016 issue
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Dengeki G's Magazine July 2016 issue
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 Dengeki G's Magazine October 2016 issue
  15. Dengeki G's Magazine November 2016 issue
  16. 16.0 16.1 Dengeki G's Magazine January 2017 issue
  17. Dengeki G's Magazine March 2017 issue
  18. Dengeki G's Magazine March 2017 issue
  19. Dengeki G's Magazine April 2017 issue
  20. Dengeki G's Magazine August 2016 issue
  21. Kimi no Kokoro wa Kagayaiteru kai? Single

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