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Masako Kaneko
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Description
Gender Female
Birthday September 6th VIRGEM ♍
Age 13 (debut), 15 (end)
Blood Group 0
Sign Virgo ♍
Status
Occupation Student
Go player
Affiliation Haze Middle School
Japan
Go Level Average
Relationships
Rivals/Friends Akari Fujisaki
Yuuki Mitani
Media
Manga Debut Game 18
Anime Debut Episode 7
Japanese Voice Actor Yukiji

Masako Kaneko (かねこ まさこ Kaneko Masako?) is one of members of Haze Middle School's Go club as well as volleyball player.

Appearance

Masako has brown hair that is cut short, black (dark brown) colored eyes and she appears as a 'big' person in comparison to Kumoko Tsuda and Akari Fujisaki.

Personality

History

When Masako Kaneko was first introduced, she was mainly a volleyball player and rarely showed to the Go club. She actually knew how to play Go before she was invited to join the Go club. Masako was first invited to the club for the team tournaments

Plot

Go

Masako Kaneko challenged the "best player" in Episode 27 of the anime for a game of Go. She ended up playing against Yuuki Mitani. She appears rather confident in her Go skills. She ended up resigning to the match.

Relationships

Yuuki Mitani

Akari Fujisaki

Etymology

  • The name Masako is written in hiragana (まさこ), which has no special meaning. However, when written in kanji (雅子 or 正子), it could possibly mean:
    • 雅子 - "elegant, graceful" (雅) (masa) and "child" (子) (ko).
    • 正子 - "right, proper" (正) (masa) and "child" (子) (ko).
  • Masako's surname Kaneko is written in hiragana (かねこ), which has no special meaning. However, when written in kanji (金子), it could possibly mean "gold/metal, money/cash, currency" (金) (kane) and "child" (子) (ko).

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