"If a chance appears, you have to take it," right?

Nina, quoting Sara while speaking to her.[1]

Nina Tachibana (タチバナ・ニナ Tachibana Nina?) is the younger twin sister of Sara.


Nina is a very tall and slender girl, being much taller than her twin sister. Like Sara, she has very long silver hair, reaching past her waist, and also purple eyes. She is usually seen wearing her school uniform, a serafuku composed of a dark grey blouse with a black collar and a black skirt, and a dark red ribbon.


According to Sara, she is smart and has good grades, but is also stubborn.[4] Unlike Sara, she's skeptical, and doesn't believe in fate and superstitions, but believes in making your own chance.[1] She is more mature than Sara, but is also very careless and gets worried easily.[5]

Anime & Manga Differences

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Episode 12


  • The name Nina is a feminine Russian name derived from original Georgian form Nino. Being a Christian name, it dates back to Saint Nino and the name Nina may originate from the old Slavic word Ninati, meaning "dreamer" or "dream". Other origins for the name Nina include - Native American, Spanish, English Croatian, and Indian. In Europe it is a short form of names such as Marina and Katharina. Other possible meanings include "mother" (Swahili), "flower" (Old Greek), and "fire" (Quechua).
  • Nina's surname Tachibana means "orange, tangerine" (橘), which is a type of wild and inedible citrus fruit.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Citrus Manga Chapter 14, page 18
  2. Citrus Manga Citrus 6 Leaflet, pages 1-9
  3. TVアニメ 『citrus』公式サイト: Staff and Cast (Japanese)
  4. Citrus Manga Chapter 13, page 28
  5. Citrus Manga Chapter 13, page 38


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