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Umi Sonoda
Sonoda Umi
Age 16
Gayness 7
Boldness 5
Commitment 6
Lewdness 7
Relationship Status In a possible relationship

Umi Sonoda is one of the main characters in the anime and manga Love Live! School Idol Project. She is a member of the school idol group µ's (Muse) and is their lyricist and physical trainer. Serious, and cautious. Umi has the qualities of a yamato nadeshiko, or a proper and traditional Japanese lady. She is childhood friends with Honoka and Kotori, founding µ's with them. Birthday: March 15.

Yuri Feats

With Kotori Minami

  • She can't say "no" to Kotori whenever she pleads her gently.
  • In the ED song of the first season, she is shown to look shyly at Kotori who applauds her for her archery skill.
  • Placed her hands on Kotori's shoulders once µ's received a submission note.[1]
  • She has a duet with Kotori called Anemone heart.
  • As a child, Honoka convinced Kotori and Umi to climb a tree with her. Scared and sitting on a branch, she held hands with Kotori and cried.


  • Embarrassed when it comes to confessions and relationships.
    • She got embarrassed when speaking to Eli about how to respond to the love letters she kept getting from her underclassmen.[2]
    • She also got really embarrassed when Eli expressed curiosity about what would happen if the two of them were to be in a relationship.[2] Umi later imagines her as a possible girlfriend as well.[3]
    • She becomes flustered when Maki tells her there would be no problems if they decided to get together.[4]
  • Blushed timidly while Eli was taking a picture of her in a maid outfit next to her sister, Alisa Ayase, who exchanged romantic looks with her afterwards and clung to her arm.[5]
  • She has a duet with Eli called Storm in Lover.
  • She becomes camera shy, at least when filmed by the other members.
    • Couldn't bear being filmed by Rin for an interview, refusing insistently with a blush.[6]
    • Immediately moves to cover the lens when Nozomi starts filming her when she helps out at the maid café Kotori works at, also wearing the maid uniform.[5]
    • Heavily blushed and tried to cover her chest as Nozomi filmed her while she was in a bikini, both standing in the ocean.[7]
  • Despite always being against "shameless" actions, she actually has a pretty lewd mindset, coming up with the most perverted imaginations that usually involve the other girls.
    • As Nozomi points out, Umi once overimagined a skit Nozomi and Rin did to tease her, having a nosebleed and fainting despite the dialog being not that lewd.[8]
  • Startled when Honoka placed her hands on her thighs when Kotori showed them the first costume design, which had a short skirt that would show her thighs.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 S1EP2.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eli's SID. Chapter 5.
  3. Umi's SID. Chapter 5.
  4. Umi's SID. Chapter 4.
  5. 5.0 5.1 S1EP9.
  6. S1EP6.
  7. S1EP10.
  8. Pool Training!? (Pūru de Torēningu!?) An audio mini-drama from the "Binetsu Kara Mystery" CD.