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Tsubomi Nakano (中野 蕾実 Nakano Tsubomi) is a first-year student at Kitauji High School in the main series and a member of the concert band who plays the flute.


Tsubomi is a quite small and short girl. She has ebony colored hair, tied in pigtails with short bangs across her forehead and down the side of her face. She has bright blue eyes.

She is usually seen with a normal Kitauji High School uniform for female first-year students.


Tsubomi is a kind and generous girl who is well-liked member of the flute section, indicated by her willingness to help out friends by lending them dresses.


  • The name Tsubomi means "bud, flower bud" (蕾) (tsubo) and "fruit, good result, truth" (実) (mi).
  • Tsubomi's surname Nakano means "middle" (中) (naka) and "field, wilderness" (野) (no).


  • Tsubomi frets over the three new members of the section frequently.
  • Tsubomi eats French toast for breakfast.
  • Tsubomi failed the audition and thus was a member of Team Monaka.
  • Other members of the flute section have Tsubomi set as the rich girl character of the section.