Akari Fujisaki

Akari Fujisaki Hikaru039s childhood friend. She begins to learn Go as well when Hikaru becomes interested and later joins the Haze Middle School Go club serving as vice captain of the girls039 team despite her being a weak player. She also seems to have feelings for Hikaru as noted by her two friends in the carnival though the two remain friends throughout the course of the series. Her birthday is May 17th.