"I told you that I sometimes pass by here, didn't I? I'll tell you what I'd be thinking about. I'd be remembering our childhood. Like, "we used to run along the top of this wall..." or, about the time we feel asleep in the storehouse."
Sara Hinata (日向 更,Hinata Sara) was the childhood friend of Sojiro Nishikado. She had a crush on Sojiro and was going to share her feelings, before he stood her up. Afterwards, the two lost contact. Sara attended Metropolitan High School, where she was a member of the Tea Ceremony Club.
Sara first met Sojiro Nishikado when they were children. Her mother took lessons at the Nishikado's tea school. She and Sojiro became close friends and Sara affectionately called him "Jiro". They often played around Sojiro's house. One day, the two of them climbed on the wall surrounding his house and fell down. Sojiro protected Sara by taking the impact.
Seeing Sojiro again
Personality and traits
She was loud, carefree, and a little bit of a tomboy. As a child, Sara enjoyed playing outdoors and eating snacks. Her love of snacks continued into her teenage years and she was always looking out for new kinds. She belonged to a Japanese tea ceremony at school.
Peien Chien plays Sara, renamed Xiao Geng, in one episode of Meteor Rain (2001). She falls for her childhood friend, Xi Men. They lose contact after Xi Men stands her up one night. He later tells Xiao You (Yuki) that he regrets not meeting her that night.