Aoba Suzukaze is the protagonist of the manga New Game!. She is a graphics artist at the company Eagle Jump. She has a cheerful personality and is very polite. She strives to do her best for the company. She has a childish side to her, especially when it comes to things that she likes, such as her favorite games. She is hardworking and is loyal to her friends. Due to her earnest personality, she is able to earn the respect and trust of both her colleagues and her superiors in the company. Her birthday is February 2.
- Aoba admires Kou as her idol, and was inspired to be a character designer by Kou's involvement in the first Fairies Story game.
- She blushed and got nervous once she witnessed Kou's panties.
- She gets shy if Hifumi hugs her.