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Mayuko Inoue
Mayuko anime design.jpg
 Kanji 井上真由子(いのうえ まゆこ)
 Romaji Inoue Mayuko
 Species Human
 Status Alive
 Age 14
 Gender Female
 Manga Debut Chapter 1
 Anime Debut Episode 1
 Japanese VA Yasuno Kiyono (TV)
Touma Yumi (OVA)
 English VA Mandy Clark (OVA)

Mayuko Inoue (井上 真由子 Inoue Mayuko) is Asako Nakamura's best friend who cares for Ushio Aotsuki and she has feelings for Tora, whom she readily buys hamburgers for.

Later, she took in Kirio Inasa as her stepbrother and it is also revealed that she belongs to the lineage of powerful lady shamans.



Mayuko is a more sweet and feminine girl.


Mayuko is the descendant of Jie Mei and she is supposed to be the successor of the Oyakume.

Power & Abilities[]

Barrier Creation: As a descendant of the bloodline of the Oyakume, Mayuko is able to create psychic barriers powerful enough to hold back Hakumen.


Mayuko is quite fond of Tora(tiger)and often calls him Tora-chan.She also expresses romantic feelings for him but that often confused him and make him blush


  • The name Mayuko means "real, genuine" (真) (ma), "reason, case" (由) (yu) and "child" (子) (ko).
  • Mayuko's surname Inoue means "well, mine shift, pit" (i) (井) and "above, top, upper" (上) (ue).