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The title of this article is conjectural. Although it is based on canonical information, the actual name is conjecture and may be supplanted at any time by additional information.

Todo (藤堂 (とうどう) Tōdō) was the family name of Shizuka Todo's parents. He was the president of Todo Trading and expected Shizuka to inherit it once he retired. They were both shocked when she decided to become a lawyer in France instead.

Biography

Todo, the president of Todo Trading, and his wife had one child together, Shizuka Todo. She was expected to inherit the company one day. On her twentieth birthday, she announced at her birthday party that she was going to return to France to become a lawyer for the poor instead. She apologized them, but said "It's time I began my adult life." Her father wondered what would become of his company, while his wife began crying.[1]

Physical appearance

Shizuka's parents were both middle-aged. He had light hair and a dark mustache. Being a company president, he favored suits. Her mother's short, wispy hair had a similar look to Shizuka's, though hers were longer. Shizuka's face also resembled her mother's.

Behind the scenes

Character notes

  • Shizuka's parents only appear in chapter seventeen of the manga.
  • Only Shizuka's mother is mentioned in Hana Yori Dango (2005). She is said to be upset about her daughter's decision to return to France.
  • In Boys Over Flowers (2009), Min Seo-hyun's (Shizuka) parents are only mentioned a few times. They operate a successful law firm, which their daughter is expected to inherit until she decides to move to France permanently.

Portrayals

Shizuka's parents in the anime

  • They appear in the tenth episode of the 1996 anime. Her father is voiced by Norito Yashima, while her mother has no lines. At Shizuka's birthday party, she announces her intentions to return to France and renounce her family name. Her father becomes upset, asking her who will inherit his company if not her. Their appearances are also close to that of the original.
  • They are played by Hibiki Wataru and Rinka Miku in the 2019 musical, Hana Yori Dango.[2] In this version, Shizuka's father is so upset by her announcement that he collapses while clutching his chest. Her mother then rushes to his side.

Appearances

References

See also


Boys Over Flowers characters
Main characters

Tsukasa Domyoji | Rui Hanazawa | Tsukushi Makino | Akira Mimasaka | Sojiro Nishikado

Supporting characters

Seinosuke Amakusa | Kazuya Aoike | Yuriko Asai | Erika Ayuhara | Kaede Domyoji | Tsubaki Domyoji
Ryusuke Hayama | Sara Hinata | Amon Kunisawa | Ayano Kurimaki | Chieko Makino | Haruo Makino
Susumu Makino | Yuki Matsuoka | Umi Nakajima | Nakatsuka | Kiyonaga Narumiya | Nishida
Shigeru Okawahara | Junpei Oribe | Shingo Oribe | Sakurako Sanjo | Tama | Thomas | Shizuka Todo
Minako Yamano | Matsutaro Yoshimatsu

Minor characters

Aki and Chimura | Akira's girlfriend | Akira's father | Akira's mother | Beautician | Bob | Cindy
Kaede's sister | Makiko Endo | Junko Ekuni | Gen | Giuseppe | Jody Grand | Junpei's mother | Harumi and Mako
Hatta | Hirayama | Hiroko | Hiromi | Hiromi | Hiroshi | Mayumi Isoda | Iwatsuki | Kimoto | Kirishima | Kobayashi
Koga | Kazuko Kubo | M | Maekawa | Sonoko Maekawa | Rio Makise | Makoto | Makoto | Jean P. Mayol | Mayuko
Midori | Miho | Mika | Emu and Memu Mimasaka | Mina | Mikihisa Minami | Misawa | Miya | Eri Miyazawa
Piromichi Nakano | New York enterpriser | Shoichiro Nishikado | Noriko | Hideki Oe | Akira Onagisa | Ozawa
Principal | Proprietress | Rie | Rika | Risako | Rui's father | Rui's mother | Saito | Sakurako's grandmother
Seinosuke's father | Shigeru's father | Shigeru's mother | Shingo's girlfriend | Shiori | Shizuka's parents
Arthur Smith | Sojiro's brother | Sojiro's father | Sojiro's mother | Sugiyama | Tama's husband | Teacher
Toda | Tome | Tsubaki's ex-boyfriend | Tsubaki's husband | Tsukasa's grandfather | Tsukasa's father
Ueno | Viola | Yatchan | Yoshida | Eisuke Yoshida | Yuki's father | Yuki's mother | Yuki's sister