Risa Kanzaki (神崎リサ Kanzaki Risa) is the best friend of Mikako Kouda and former student at Yazagaku. She is from Hokkaido and dreams of designing children's clothes. Mangaka mentioned, that her name came from japanese spelling play from name "Lisa".
She is runaway from Hokkaido.
Risa has a mulet style red hair that goes beyond her shoulders and has brown eyes she is into punk-rock style and wears black lipstick.
Personality and traitsEdit
Risa has boyfriend Takeshi Nagase. They both from Hokkaido, they came to Tokio together and live together. She started dating him when she was 14. Takeshi older than her by 3 years and he is part of a band. She said, he is the reason she can hold on to her dreams. She was reluctant to tell Mikako about him, because she was afraid Mika would think less of her. Takeshi, just as Risa, has red colored hair and wears punk-rock style clothes. When she was still at school (around 18 years old) she got pregnant from him.
Behind the scenesEditHer son, Arashi, is character in another manga Paradise kiss, he is very close with younger sister of Mikako since they are the same age.
- w:c:ParaKiss:Risa, as she appears in the sequel series too