- "Let the curtains of my fest rise!"
– Maika before her performance
|Link Coord (S2) | Link Coord (S1) | Uniform (S1)|
|Affiliation||Star Harmony Academy|
|Data Carddass Game||Part 1|
|Anime||The Invincible Love Me Tear☆ (cameo)|
Just Like a Butterfly, Maika! (debut)
Maika Chōno (蝶乃舞花) is a main character of the Aikatsu Friends! series. She is a student of the idol division at Star Harmony Academy. Maika is a sexy-type idol whose preferred brand is Dancing Mirage. Along with Ema Hinata, the two are a part of Honey Cat.
Maika has fair skin and slanted blue eyes. Her curled, pink-violet hair is worn loose with an amount of it pulled into a bun on the right of her head. A pearl chain hangs from this with a tiny gold butterfly charm and a droplet gem. She has thick layered bangs with an off-center split and a few loose strands. Her curled forelocks are chest-length.
As of season two, Maika now also wears a dark purple scrunchie around her bun.
Maika is a mysterious and cool girl who is known to have an adult-like charm with dignity, leaving others with a sexy impression.
Deep down inside, she is a very hot-blooded and passionate girl, born from her love for festivals since she was young. This developed her excellent ability to play sports and dance.
- Ema is Maika's partner in their friends unit, Honey Cat. They bonded over the fact that they have the same goal despite their completely different personalities.
- Maika was drawn to Aine after her first performance, knowing that she would be a strong rival.
- Tamaki is Maika's manager, along with Aine, Mio and Ema.
- Maika's father.
- Maika's mother.
- Maika's elder brother who is very observant of his sister's feelings and needs.
Chōno (蝶乃) - Chō (蝶) means butterfly and no (乃) is a Chinese character used as a possessive particle, now only used in personal names. Together, her surname can mean "of the butterflies".
Maika (舞花) - Mai (舞) means dance and ka (花) means flower.
- "Did you think this would be a piece of cake? Save your cake for dessert!"
– Maika Chōno
- "Oh? Isn't this getting exciting!"
– Maika's catchphrase
- "Only true friends open their hearts when they clash with each other."
– Maika to Aine
- "Dessert is sweet, but the world is not!"
– Maika to Aine
- She is 160cm tall.
- Her star sign is Leo.
- Her birthday, August 8th, is known as Butterfly Day in Okinawa, Japan, as the number 8 resembles a butterfly when sideways.
- August 8th is also International Cat Day, alluding to Maika and Ema's unit, Honey Cat.
- By crossing Maika and Ema's birth month with each other's birth date (August×21 and March×8), based on the Japanese pronounciation of the numbers, it can be read as 8 2 1 (ハニー hanī, lit. Honey) and 3 8 (みつばち mitsubachi, lit. bee), once again alluding to their unit.
- She shares her birthday with Mia Ageha from the Pretty Rhythm series, Haruka☆Ruka from the Aikatsu Stars!,Kokoro Tsurumaki from the BanG Dream! series and Setsuna Yuki from theLove Live! series.
- Her favorite activity is going to festivals.
- Her favorite food is dango.
- She is afraid of ghosts and heights.
- Her specialties are dance and boxercising.
- In her daily life, she's passionate about supporting local soccer teams.
- She shares her voice actress with Ichika Usami from KiraKira☆Pretty Cure A La Mode.
- Main article: Maika Chōno/Image gallery
|V • T • E List of Aikatsu Friends! Characters|
|Star Harmony Academy||Aine Yūki • Mio Minato • Maika Chōno • Ema Hinata • Sakuya Shirayuri • Kaguya Shirayuri|
|Love Me Tear||Karen Kamishiro • Mirai Asuka|
|Season Two||Hibiki Tenshō • Alicia Charlotte • Wakaba Harukaze|
|Star Harmony Production Office Three||Tamaki Enjōji • Ken Mayuzumi • Chiharu Hachiya|
|Yūki Family||Masamune Yūki • Nene Yūki • Suzune Yūki • Kazune Yūki • Momone Yūki • Yoshitsune Yūki • Penne|
|Minato Family||Osamu Minato • Reiko Minato|
|Chōno Family||Kenshirō Chōno • Mai Chōno • Maito Chōno|
|Charlotte Family||Leo Charlotte • Sophie Charlotte • Charles Charlotte|
|Artificial Intelligence||Coco (Aikatsu! Navi) • Nana (iTube)|
|Entertainment Industry||Mushirō Haryū (manager) • Noa Shimendō (top designer) • Zack Balan (director) • Natsu (assistant) • Hiro (assistant) • Mana (assistant)|
|Baby Pirates||Marin Manami • Rinna Shinkai|
|Others||List of Aine Yūki's Friends • Mascot Characters|