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Yuta Fukui
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Kanji 福井雄太
Rōmaji Fukui Yūta
Also known as Fuku
Description
Gender Male
Birthday June 21st
Age 13 (debut), 15 (end)
Blood Group 0
Sign Gemini ♊♊
Status
Occupation Go Player
Affiliation Insei
Japan
Relationships
Rivals/Friends Yoshitaka Waya
Hikaru Shindo
Shinichirou Isumi
Asumi Nase
Media
Manga Debut Game 31
Japanese Voice Actor Wasabi Mizuta
English Voice Actor Nathan Tipple


Yūta Fukui (福井雄太, Fukui Yūta), more commonly known as Fuku (フク) is an Insei and one of Hikaru Shindo's friends.

Appearance

Fuku has slightly messy black hair. He looks cheerful most of the time.

Personality

Fuku is easy-going and wasn't afraid of expressing his loss.

History

Plot

Internet Go Arc

He and other insei wonder why Akira skipped his pro exam match.

Insei Arc

He befriends Hikaru and they often play together.

Pro Exam Arc

During the pro exams, Fukui lags behind the forerunners and eventually fails. He beat Hikaru and Isumi, but only because they were mentally distracted.

Go

Fuku's Go is very fast-paced. Despite that, he was strong as even Waya and Komiya has problems with defeating him, even though others like Isumi did not have any trouble beating him.

Relationships

Hikaru Shindo

Shindou and Fuku relationship seems to be quite good especially as playmates for Go. As they both like to play fast-paced games. This was observed when they played many times together.

Yoshitaka Waya

Fukui is Waya's Achilles heel, as Waya cannot ever beat him.

Shinichiro Isumi

Isumi is much stronger than Fukui, but loses to him due to his emotional distractions.

Asumi Nase

The two are close friends and have about the same skill level.

Trivia

References

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