|Persona||Heroic (10/10/2021) |
|Strength||Incapable (2/1/16 – 8/18/2018)|
Very Weak (11/15/15 – 1/15/16, 10/11/2021)
Before she was reintroduced in 1980s Mode, she was one of the female students that attended Akademi High School in the present day. She now appears in Buraza Town as a background character, along with other removed students.
Koharu wears the default 1980s Mode female school uniform.
Koharu has green hair tied into pigtails that reach down past her shirt collar. Her bangs reach to her eyes, with two strands on either side of her face that reach her lips. Her eyes are green as well.
Koharu wore the default female school uniform, unless customized by the player.
As of the February 8th, 2016 Build, she had clover green hair with messy pigtails and parted bangs. Her eyes were dark green. Her bust size was 1.1
As of the January 16th, 2017 Build, Koharu had messier pigtails and wore a green friendship bracelet on her right wrist.
As of the February 2nd, 2017 Build, Koharu wore green stockings and panties.
As of the June 1st, 2017 Build, Koharu had bright green hair.
Koharu had the Social Butterfly persona. She would happily pose for a picture if the player aimed their camera at her. If she saw a corpse or witnessed a murder, she would run to the nearest secluded area and call the police. Koharu's self-defense during a physical fight was very weak. She later became incapable of participating in physical fights against murderers.
"A bubbly and easily excitable girl. Always an energetic ball of sunshine. Nothing makes her more happy than seeing her friends smile."
Koharu's default reputation is +3.
In Buruza Town, Yui walks around, looking at the scenery, and can be seen looking on the edge of the town, towards the ocean.
At school, she will gossip to her friends, until 8:00 AM, when class starts.
At 7:05 AM, Koharu entered the school grounds. She walked to her locker at 7:10 AM and changed from her outdoor shoes to her indoor shoes. At 7:15 AM, she walked into the plaza, to the left side of the fountain, and gossiped with Yui Rio, Yuna Hina, Mei Mio, Saki Miyu, and Kokona Haruka. She would also gossip with Musume Ronshaku before the bullies were implemented.
Koharu walked back to class again at 1:30 PM and participated in cleaning time between 3:30 PM and 4:00 PM. Afterwards, she headed to the Cooking Club and stayed there until 5:00 PM. She then headed to her locker and changed from her indoor shoes to her outdoor shoes, then she lingered there until 5:15 PM, when she walked home.
- Koharu's hairstyle was changed in the February 8th, 2016 Build because YandereDev thought that her previous hairstyle was "low budget" and "amateur-ish".
- It was changed again in the January 16th, 2017 Build.
- Then it changed again in the June 1st, 2017 Build.
- Her name is a reference to the most popular female Japanese names in 2012, 5th popular being Koharu, 6th popular being Hinata.
- Her name, Koharu, means ”small” (ko, 小) and "spring" (haru, 春).
- The name Hinata is also used as a surname in Japan. As a surname, it means "sun" (hi, 日) and "facing" (nata, 向).
- In older versions of the game, Koharu Hinata's name was Ritsu Taina. The placeholder name was inspired by Ritsu Tainaka from K-On!.
- In the September 18th, 2015 Build, her crush was set to Senpai by mistake. It was fixed in the October 8th, 2015 Build.
- Her male counterpart was Hayato Haruki.
- Before the June 29th, 2016 Build, Koharu arrived on school grounds 4th in line on the right side, at 7:05 AM.
- As of the August 18th, 2018 Build, Koharu has been removed from the game. YandereDev said that she (with the other rainbow students) will be put back into the game once the frame rate is stable, and if not, then she (along with the other removed rainbow students) will appear in 1980s Mode.
- She was the only person not in the Martial Arts Club to have a Heroic personality. However, in the December 1st, 2015 Build, she was switched to the Martial Arts Club. In the December 3rd, 2015 Build, however, she was moved to the Cooking Club.
- Koharu was once a Hero because she was one of the first students who entered the school, so she was a convenient person to test the Hero persona with. She is no longer a Hero as of the February 1st, 2016 Build.
- If she, Hayato Haruki, and Sora Sosuke were in a club, they'd most likely be in the Cooking Club.
- Koharu and the rest of the Rainbow Six girls, as well as Oka Ruto and an adult woman, excluding Saki, appear in the town as of October 17th 2019.
|“||Seriously? I didn't think there would be anyone like that in our school...||”|
— Koharu Hinata on the Kaobook.