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Umi Nakajima (中島 海 (なかじま うみ) Nakajima Umi) was a high school student at M Academy. She befriended Tsukushi Makino and Tsukasa Domyoji, while he and Umi were being treated at the same hospital. Umi promised to help Tsukushi with Tsukasa's memory loss. She ended up developing romantic feelings towards him, but was rejected by him.

Biography

High school

Meeting Tsukasa

Physical appearances

Umi had light brown, almost blonde hair with golden brown eyes. Her hair was long, reaching way past her shoulders, and her bangs were short.

Personality and traits

Skills[1]
Financial strength
3/5
Looks
4/5
Intelligence
3/5
Queen attitude
3/5
Kindness
2/5
Power
3/5

Etymology

Umi ( () ), a female given name, means "sea" or "ocean."[3] Her surname, 中島 translates to "island in a pond or river."[4] It is a relatively common surname and is the name of several locations in Japan.[5] Separately, the kanji means "inside" or "middle,"[6] while means "island."[7]

Behind the scenes

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Character notes

Portrayals

See also: Category:Umi Nakajima portrayals

Erika Toda as Umi

  • Erika Toda portrays Umi in two episodes of Hana Yori Dango Returns (2007).[11] Like in the manga, she meets Tsukushi and Tsukasa at the hospital she is staying at. She begins spending a lot of time with Tsukasa. Eventually, Umi confesses her feelings to Tsukasa, and tags along on the trip to the mountains. While there, Tsukasa realizes that she is not the one for him. Devastated, Umi tells Tsukushi a lie that Yuki is out in the snowstorm. She immediately regrets her actions and is thankful for their safe return. To say sorry, Umi later helps push Tsukushi's family's car.
  • She is renamed Jang Yu-mi and played by Kim Min-ji in the Korean drama, Boys Over Flowers (2009).[12]

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
Fortuneteller | Kaede's sister | Makiko Endo | Junko Ekuni | Gen | Giuseppe | Jody Grand | Junpei's friend
Junpei's mother | Mike Hall | Harumi and Mako | Hatta | Hirayama | Hiroko | Hiromi | Hiromi | Hiroshi | Mayumi Isoda
Iwatsuki | Kimoto | Kirishima | Kobayashi | Koga | Kazuko Kubo | M | Maekawa | Sonoko Maekawa | Rio Makise
Mako | 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 | Kimiko Tamura | 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

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