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Mizuho Miyanokouji
Gender Male
Birthday May 12nd
Blood type A
Hair Color Blond
Eyes Color Red
Alias Mizuho Kaburagi

Mizuho-chan (Mariya Mikado)

Specialty Studying


Family & Relationships
Family Mitsuhisa Kaburagi (Deceased grandfather)

Yoshiyuki Kaburagi (Father)
Sachiho Kaburagi (Deceased mother)
Mariya Mikado (Cousin)
Chitose Mikado (Deceased cousin)
Chihaya Kisakinomiya (Cousin)

Manga & Anime
First Appearance Chapter 1

Episode 1

Mizuho Miyanokouji (宮小路 瑞穂 Miyanokōji Mizuho) is the main protagonist who transfers to an all-girls school per his grandfather's will and must crossdress in order to attend. He already looks very androgynous, so the change thankfully isn't obvious to the other members of the school. However, Mizuho is always nervous about being found out and constantly worries that it will happen. In spite of this, he was well received on his first day at school and has already become very popular among the students. At first he was shocked when he found out about the will, but with the help of his childhood friend and cousin Mariya Mikado, who also attends the school, he was able to resign himself to transferring to the school. Despite making the change, he still uses language which is usually only used by males in Japan such as boku (僕), meaning "I". He is generally depicted in his school uniform wearing breast prostheses underneath. Throughout the anime, willing suspension of disbelief is employed, as there are severally scenes where Mizuho shows cleavage (such as when he is trying on bikinis), despite the fact that he does not have breast implants.

When Mizuho was younger, he had very little self-confidence and in effect often would follow Mariya around, depending on her as his closest childhood friend. Additionally, his mother died from an unexplained illness when he was younger and one of her last requests to her husband, Mizuho's father, was to not force Mizuho to have his hair cut until after he had grown up. Mizuho explains this was so that he would be free to make his own choice of what hairstyle he wanted later on, and obviously he kept it, thinking it suited him best.

Mizuho's had to use the surname Miyanokouji, his mother's maiden name, in order to enter into the school; his actual surname is Kaburagi (鏑木). The Kaburagi family's biggest rival is the Itsukushima family, both of which are very well-endowed in terms of money and power. Mizuho didn't realize it at first, but Takako is a member of that Itsukushima family. Despite this, Mizuho doesn't see her as a rival and enjoys her company very much. In fact, they share world history class together and sit next to each other. They often talk to each other during class by either whispering or passing notes.

Chris Beveridge of Mania Entertainment has noted that Mizuho is "a bit too female in form and movement", wondering if the animators forgot that Mizuho "is really a guy".[1] Erica Friedman of Yuricon regarded the presentation of Mizuho as being "a perfect (i.e., straight/normal) man *and* a perfect woman, at the same time", and noted that his false breasts were portrayed as being warm and realistic to the touch.

Mizuho's episodes such as October revolution at Seio Girls' Academy, Relay race in the sports meeting and so on are handed a story down from generation to generation.