Reika Nishimura

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Character Information
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Name: Reika Nishimura
Name (kanji/kana): 西村レイカ
Alignment: Civilian
Species: Human
Gender: Female
Lives: Tokyo; Africa (anime only)
Occupation: Azabu Technical College student (anime), university student (manga)
Family: Unknown
Associates: Motoki Furuhata (boyfriend), Setsuna Meiou (manga only)
Aliases: Rikoukeidar
First Anime Appearance: Total Chaos! The Messy Square Relationship
First Manga Appearance: Act 11 Saikai ENDYMION
First PGSM Appearance: N/A
English Name: Rita Blake, Reika Nishimura
Actors: Rica Fukami (anime); Mai Nakahara (Crystal); Daniela Olivieri, Wendy Lyon, Katherine Trowell (dub); Erica Mendez (Viz dub)

Reika Nishimura was Motoki Furuhata's girlfriend in the anime and manga. She was the carrier of the Blue Rainbow Crystal in the anime.

In the anime, she attended Azabu Technical College. She left Japan twice in order to study abroad, resulting in a long distance relationship between herself and Motoki. The second time, she left the country for ten years, but Motoki was still willing to wait for her.

In the manga, Reika did not leave the country and simply attended the same university as Motoki. She also met Setsuna Meiou there and became friends with her.

She did not appear in the live-action series, as Motoki's character was revamped there and he instead pursued Makoto Kino.

Trivia[edit]

  • In the "all characters" picture in the third artbook, Reika was drawn with blonde hair.
  • Reika was attacked by a different enemy in all three episodes of the anime in which she appeared.
  • In several dubs Reika was given more than one name. In the Portuguese dub, Reika was called "Rute" when she appeared for the first time in episode 29, "Raquel" in episode 41, and then in the SuperS season her original Japanese name was used instead. A similar situation occurred in the Mexican dub, where she was "Wanda" when she appeared for the first time and her original name was used in SuperS. In the French dub, Reika was called "Prisca" when she first appeared, while in the SuperS season her name was changed to "Marine."