Yuko Tachikawa

Yuko animee

Yuko Tachikawa manga

Personal statistics
Name Yuko Tachikawa
Japanese 立川 裕子
Rōmaji Tachikawa Yuko
Gender Female
Age 18
Status Alive
Relatives, etc. Haruki Tachikawa (Brother)
Species Human
Eye Black
Hair Brown
Occupation College Student
Series statistics
Anime debut Episode 1
Manga debut Chapter 21
Seiyuu Kiyono Yasuno
English Voice Terri Doty
Image Gallery

Yuko Tachikawa (立川 裕子, lit. Tachikawa Yuko) is Shinichi's classmate, and she is friends with Murano and Akiho.


Yuko is an average sized teenage girl, with shoulder length brown hair and brown eyes with a warm expression. She is often seen wearing her school uniform, along with a pair of red glasses.


Yuko is a kind person who cares about her friends, as seen when she wanted Shinichi and Satomi to patch things up. She enjoys teasing Murano about her crush on Shinichi. Though she may become easily infatuated, as she quickly became attracted and started drawing pictures of Hideo Shimada. She even tried to talk him out of killing people, to no avail.


  • The Parasyte -the maxim- anime series gave Yuko a more prominent role in the series, introducing her much earlier and had her recure throughout the series. Whereas in the manga, she was only shown during the Hideo Shimada section of the series.
  • She is the only full-blooded human in the series to survive direct conflict with a parasite.