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Overview

Hinano Kurahashi (倉橋 陽菜乃 Kurahashi Hinano) is a student in Korosensei's Class 3-E in Kunugigaoka Junior High School.

Appearance

Hinano has wavy chin-length orange hair, olive-brown eyes (peridot green in the anime) and she has a more petite frame than most of the girls in Class 3-E.

Personality

Hinano's personality is an energetic and positive girl and is always seen with a smile on her face regardless of whether she's trying to assassinate Korosensei, or whatever else. Hinano is also a passionate animal and nature lover. She was also noted to be a "reliable assistant" for the group of boys who are on the path to becoming "sleazebags." This stems from the fact that she has older siblings who are all boys and as a result can handle even the sleaziest talk. She is a very soothing and calming person and is described as being innocent and genuine. She is also good at making money, particularly being able to assess the price of the stag beetles she was hoping to capture and sell and at the end of the manga managing to get parents to pay her handsomely to take their kids on nature hikes.

Plot

Kurahashi does not receive any notable focus until summer vacation. She displays her proficiency in biology as she held knowledge of what types of beetles would be in more demand and which ones wouldn't.

Seven years after the graduation and assassination of Korosensei, Kurahashi makes an income by conducting nature adventures for kids using the Class E mountain.

Abilities

Knifework: She is the third best-ranked student in knifework along with Rinka Hayami and Toka Yada on the girls' side.

Biology: Kurahashi has extensive knowledge in biology as noted by Nagisa Shiota. She is familiar with different kinds of organisms, as shown when she interacts with dolphins during the Summer Vacation arc.

Relationships

Irina Jelavić

Main article: Irina Jelavić

Along with Toka Yada, Kurahashi is one of Irina's favorite students who are the only students who know about Irina's past and true personality. During the Valentine's day arc, she declares a war of affection against Irina that she will steal Tadaomi Karasuma from her, much to Irina's confusion.

Toka Yada

Main article: Toka Yada

Yada and Kurahashi are close friends and as a result, are frequently seen together. A notable example was during an effort to infiltrate Japan's space station, they distracted the guards by pretending they were lost.

Taiga Okajima

Main article: Taiga Okajima

Kurahashi and Okajima share a prominent introduction in Chapter 56 and were paired together during Korosensei's "Assassination Test of Courage".

Tadaomi Karasuma

Main article: Tadaomi Karasuma

Kurahashi is the student who attempts to interact with Karasuma the most as she has a crush on him.

Rio Nakamura

Main article: Rio Nakamura

Although they aren’t often seen together, the two of them have bonded over bejeweling their knife sheaths. The two of them also seem to have their airheaded moments together, as they casually were showing them off during a school assembly, much to Tadaomi Karasuma's dismay.

Etymology

  • The name Hinano means "light, sun, male" (陽) (hi), "vegetables, green" (菜) (na) and "from" (乃) (no). 
  • Hinano's surname Kurahashi means "warehouse" (倉) (kura) and "bridge" (橋) (hashi). 

Trivia

  • Kurahashi's best subject is Biology and her worst is Mathematics.
  • Kurahashi's future goal is to become a zoologist.
  • Kurahashi's hobbies are raising pets and collecting insects.
  • Kurahashi's favorite kind of guy is "the one who can catch any kind of wild beast." The character book clarifies that she meant Tadaomi Karasuma, and that all of the students of the class are aware of her feelings for him.
  • In Chapter 91, Kurahashi was called "Fluffy Stag Beetle" (ゆるふわ クワガタ Yurufuwa Kuwagata)  while class 3-E training in using code names and the one who wrote her codename was Masayoshi Kimura.
    • The most likely reason Maehara gave her such a codename stems from an earlier experience where she came across an albino stag beetle.
  • In the "Girls you're interested in" ranking made by the boys in Chapter 19, Kurahashi was ranked 3rd, with her appearance listed as her best point. In the anime, the comment next to her vote tally said "Calming; strikes charming poses".
  • In the art rankings of Volume 5, Kurahashi was placed 1st among the female students. Korosensei comments she has an acute color sense, along with great skill for making handicrafts.
  • In the popularity poll of Volume 12, Kurahashi was the highest-ranked female student, at 8th place.
  • Kurahashi's past club before joining Class E was the Biology club.
  • Kurahashi's favorite food is a Blueberry Yogurt Parfait.
  • Kurahashi's most treasured possession is a complete collection of biology books.
  • During the Civil War, Kurahashi was eliminated by Hinata Okano in a one on one duel.
  • Kurahashi's ability to ignore sleazy gossip is very high.
  • In the tankobon extra, Kurahashi's statistics were listed as:
    • Physical strength: 2
    • Mobility: 3
    • Close-range assassination: 3.5
    • Long-range assassination: 2
    • Academic ability: 3
    • Characteristic skill: 4.5 (Lifeform knowledge)
  • Her school rankings are:
    • First Term Midterms: 121st, 294 points
    • First Term Finals: 46th, 398 points
    • Second Term Midterms: 76th, 374 points
    • Second Term Finals: 38th, 331 points

References


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Class 3-E
Faculty KorosenseiTadaomi KarasumaIrina JelavićAguri Yukimura
Students Masayoshi KimuraHinano KurahashiYuma IsogaiHinata OkanoHiroto MaeharaMeg KataokaKotaro TakebayashiToka YadaKoki MimuraRio NakamuraNagisa ShiotaKaede KayanoTaisei YoshidaYukiko KanzakiTaiga OkajimaRinka HayamiTomohito SuginoYuzuki FuwaTakuya MuramatsuKirara HazamaRyunosuke ChibaManami OkudaSosuke SugayaSumire HaraRyōma TerasakaKarma AkabaneItona HoribeRitsu
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Faculty Gakuho AsanoKiyoshi Terai
Students Tomoya SeoTeppei ArakiNatsuhiko KoyamaRen SakakibaraGakushu AsanoKaho TsuchiyaKazutaka ShindōKokona TagawaNobuta TanakaChousuke Takada
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