Taiga is in the same class as Ryuji. Being quite short for her age and terribly ferocious and mean, she is nicknamed the palmtop tiger. She has an adorable complex about her body and is very clumsy. Taiga has extremely violent outbursts and if feared within her school because of them.
She lives alone in a large mansion right next to the tiny apartment that Ryuji lives in. Taiga starts out with a massive crush on Yusaku and enters into a friendly relationship with Ryuji to help him get closer to her friend if he will help her get closer to Yusaku.