Umi Nakajima (中島 海,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.
Umi (海,Umi), a female given name, means "sea" or "ocean." Her surname, 中島,中島 translates to "island in a pond or river." It is a relatively common surname and is the name of several locations in Japan. Separately, the kanji 中,中 means "inside" or "middle," while 島,島 means "island."
Behind the scenes
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Erika Toda portrays Umi in two episodes of Hana Yori Dango Returns (2007). 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.