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I'm sorry, Uesugi-san. I can't be special. That way, no matter who you fall in love with, I can support you with everything I've got.

― Yotsuba about her feelings towards Futaro, Chapter 90

Yotsuba Nakano (なか よつ, Nakano Yotsuba?) is one of the main characters in the manga and anime series 5-toubun no Hanayome. She is the fourth sibling among her quintuplet sisters, with the other four being Ichika, Nino, Miku, and Itsuki Nakano. Yotsuba serves as one of the main love interests for the protagonist, Futaro Uesugi.

Yotsuba is initially depicted as a cheerful and outgoing character who is always willing to lend a hand to others. She is known for her energetic personality and her love of sports, particularly track and field. Yotsuba's character is also distinguished by her trademark green ribbon, which she wears on her head. She becomes a Class 3-1 representative later in the story.

Throughout the series, Yotsuba's character undergoes significant development as she grapples with her own internal conflicts and emotional traumas. Her character's arc is intertwined with the series' themes of self-discovery, acceptance, and personal growth. Yotsuba's interactions with other characters, particularly Futaro, provide some of the series' most poignant and heartwarming moments. Her character's journey is particularly compelling as she strives to overcome her own personal struggles and find a sense of happiness and fulfillment in her relationships with others.



Yotusba's appearance

Yotsuba is a fair-skinned teenage girl with short, straight hair that stops just around her neck. While her actual hair color is pink, she is portrayed to have a light-orange hair color. Her most notable accessory is a bunny ear-shaped ribbon, which can change forms depending on her emotions.[5] Like her sisters, she has dark blue eyes, an average height, a well-endowed figure, and large breasts.

Yotsuba wears her uniform with a large butterfly-shaped tie and wears a sports bag.[6][7] When at her home. she uses small-shaped pajamas.



Yotsuba is an active, cheerful and easy going girl. She talks in a loud, spontaneous and sometimes absent-minded manner. She is the type of person who can't say no to people who need help[8] and is mostly seen helping others; either directly and indirectly.

While cheerful on the outside and towards others, she harbours feelings of inferiority towards her sisters and her own abilities. Because of this, she grew a desire to be different from sisters. She shortened her hair, put on a ribbon and excelled in extra-curricular activities. While portrayed as a bad liar early on, she is later shown to have some skill in lying herself.


Yotsuba is physically fit, capable of tasks that aren't normally done by her sisters. She has excellent stamina and is a good runner. This was shown when she scored 7.9 seconds for a 50m sprint; even getting praised by a fellow skilled club member. She is the only known sister with excellent eyesight, whilst Itsuki wears glasses and Nino uses contacts. She even sports a good sense of smell and has a green thumb.

Like her sisters, her academic abilities are poor at best; even getting zero on a test. She is well aware of her shortcomings and even stated that she would most likely be the one to repeat a year. She ranks as being the lowest among her sisters with Japanese being her forte.

She has been noted to be terrible at lying, though she says that she could if she really wanted to. She was able to hide her false identity from Fuutarou all the while maintaining their current fake relationship.


Main Article: Yotsuba Nakano/Relationships


  • "I'll support you with everything I've got!"[9]
  • "As long as you are here, there is no need to worry."
  • "Do you forget that even though I'm like this, I'm still a genuine girl?"
  • "I'm sorry Uesugi-san, but I can't ignore people in trouble!"[10]
  • "There's someone, supporting an untalented girl like me."[11]
  • "In questions with five choices, chances are highest it's the fourth answer!"[12]
  • "It's because I like you."[13]
  • "If you love us, you'll just naturally be able to tell."[14]
  • "The important thing isn't where we are, it's that the five of us are together."[15]
  • "I love the view you get here when you swing as hard as you can. It's not the same as those million dollar views they talk about. But when I imagine that each of those lights is a family, it warms my heart."[16]
  • "An idiot like me can be helpful to everyone? I won't be the me who just hold everyone back anymore?" [17]
  • "It feels like.. my efforts have been rewarded for the first time ever."[18]
  • "Even though you were an unlikable boss who always wanted what others had, you were our leader. I've always thought of you as the older sister since back then."[19]
  • "Don't feel like you should be the only one holding yourself back. Just do whatever you want to do."[19]
  • "Even you might find someone you love in the future, Uesugi-san. And when that happens, no matter who you love, no matter how you come to love them, I'll always be on your side.. supporting you with everything I've got!"[20]
  • I've always loved you.[21]


  • The name Yotsuba means "four" (四) (yotsu) and "leaf, plane, lobe, needle, blade, spear, counter for flat things, fragment, piece" (葉) (ba).
  • Yotsuba has a unique giggle: "Shi Shi Shi." This is a pun on number 4.
  • Yotsuba has a shirt with the number "428" screened on it. This is a pun on her name's reading (Yo-Tsu-Ba).
  • Yotsuba's voice actor, Ayane Sakura, once voiced all five girls for a television commercial for the manga in October 2017.[22]
  • It is revealed by Ichika that she still uses her panties from elementary school days.
  • In the one-shot, Yotsuba had longer hair before transferring to Futaro's high school.
  • Yotsuba is based on the author's wife, this has been confirmed in the Yotsuba Character Book.
  • Both the Japanese and English voice actresses for Yotsuba Nakano from The Quintessential Quintuplets have the same birthday January 29. In 2022, Ayane Sakura turned 28 and Bryn Apprill turned 26.
  • The Quintuplets Finger Game in Chapter 24 hinted at Yotsuba being The Bride as she displayed the ring finger.


  1. ^ Negi Haruba's tweet and Quintuplets' birthday hashtag.
  2. ^ Manga Chapter 64 (p. 1).
  3. ^ [@5Hanayome] (Feb 8, 2018). “「教えて!五月せんせー!」 その1『標準体重』” (Tweet in Japanese) – via Twitter.
  4. ^ Manga Volume 9 – Extra Bonus Comic.
  5. ^ Manga Chapter 24 (p. 12).
  6. ^ Manga Chapter 1 (p. 45)
  7. ^ Manga Chapter 1 (p. 46)
  8. ^ Manga Chapter 5 (p. 5).
  9. ^ Manga Chapter 25 (p. 7).
  10. ^ "Manga Chapter 5 (p. 6)
  11. ^ Manga Chapter 13 (p. 17).
  12. ^ Manga Chapter 20 (p. 2).
  13. ^ Manga Chapter 21 (p. 18).
  14. ^ Manga Chapter 35 (p. 6).
  15. ^ Manga Chapter 36 (p. 11).
  16. ^ Manga Chapter 37 (p. 13).
  17. ^ Manga Chapter 56 (p. 17).
  18. ^ Manga Chapter 56 (p. 20).
  19. ^ a b Manga Chapter 66 (p. 10).
  20. ^ Manga Chapter 72 (p. 16-17).
  21. ^ Manga Chapter 90 (pg 18)
  22. ^ Ayane Sakura Voices Quintuplets in "Gotoubun no Hanayome" CM. Crunchyroll