Some background information


As many of you know by now, the name of the major characters in this name consist of (the name of railway station in the Tokyo area with three or more kanji) + (the name of a bird).
Character Railway Line Bird Notes
Hanakoganei Hibari Seibu Shinjuku Line Skylark
Hanakoganei Tokijirou Seibu Shinjuku Line Crested ibis Hibari's father. The scientific name for 'toki' is Nipponia nippon and it is a species in danger of extinction.
Hanakoganei Hinako Seibu Shinjuku Line Young bird Hibari's mother. 'hina' is not a type of a bird but means 'a child bird'.
Sakurajousui Suzume Keiou Main Line Sparrow One of her favourite phrase(?) 'chuun?' is a chirp of a sparrow.
Higashijuujou Tsugumi JR Keihin-Tohoku Line Thrush
Sengakuji Kamome Toei Asakusa Line Seagull
Ootorii Tsubame Keihin-Kyuukou Haneda Line Swallow
Goutokuji Jun Odakyuu Line Falcon The kanji for 'Jun' is one for 'hayabusa (Falcon)'
Soshigaya Miyama Odakyuu Line Crow The name of the station is 'Soshigaya Ookura' in full. miyama-garasu is a type of crow.
Daikan'yama Hatoko Tokyu Touyoko Line Pigeon
Ryuugasaki Washuu Kantetsu Ryuugasaki Line Eagle Washuu is written as "eagle's feather"
Ryuugasaki Takashi Kantetsu Ryuugasaki Line Hawk Hawk is 'taka'
Kitaurawa Uzura JR Keihin-Touhoku Line Quail
Shimoochiai Megumi Seibu Shinjuku Line The owner of Kero-chan that is destroyed by Petit-ange
Nishifunabashi Chiaki JR Soubu Line The winner of the Akihabara Pata-Pi & Cute Girl Contest

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