I'm going to have all five of you graduate with smiles on your face!

— Fuutarou Uesugi


Fuutarou Uesugi (上杉 風太郎 (うえすぎ ふうたろう) Uesugi Fuutarō?) is the main protagonist of the 5Toubun no Hanayome series. He is a serious and hardworking high school student, and a prodigy at the top of his grade[2]. Due to financial reasons, he is tasked to tutor the Nakano Quintuplets.


Fuutarou is a stern-looking young man with a short hair and tall build. He has a natural black hair color with a slight pigeon-blue shade on it[3]. In his younger days, he dyed his hair blonde and have delinquent persona[4]. Fuutarou is mostly seen in his uniform, even during summer festival and hanging out outside[5].


Yotsuba's first impression of Fuutarou is a gloomy and not-having-many-friends guy[6]. His facial expression is always serious, sometimes having grumpy and annoyed look, and rarely blush or flustered[7][8].

Fuutarou is noted to have a big ego and high confidence[9][10]. He can also be rude and straightforward, but is actually capable to hold back his emotions[11][12]. Despite that, Fuutarou could momentarily lost his composure when agitated and faced with unfavorable circumstances[13].

Fuutarou is shown to be hardworking and has a high patience, as he is able to tutor several girls that have below average scores. It is personally stated and hinted that Fuutarou currently doesn't have interest in romantic relationships[14].


Fuutarou is a smart student and ranked top among his peer. He is able to score perfectly in various tests[15]. He also has an exceptional memory & excellent reading comprehension[16]. Fuutarou is shown to have a cunning and crafty mind, as he's able to get the most out of the cafe's menu, successfully trick a teacher with his plan, and getting the lazy Nakano Quintuplets to start studying[17][18].

Despite his poor social skills, he is able to see through a person's emotion and motivate them[19][20]. Initially, Fuutarou is unable to judge the names of the sisters since they're so similar, but later he is able to differentiate them by how they call him[21][22].


Isanari Uesugi

Fuutarou is shown to be in a good relationship with each other, as they joke around with each other casually[23].

Raiha Uesugi

Fuutarou is protective towards his little sister, rushing to her side when she's sick and willingly abandon his long-awaited school trip to take care of her[24]. He also try to fulfill her wishes to make her happy[25].

Ichika Nakano

Ichika likes to tease Fuutarou, but he rarely flustered about it[26]. Ichika initially had a pessimistic view towards the sisters capability to study, making her reluctant to be tutored by him[27]. Her attitude last for quite some time until he helps Ichika to overcome her problems and made her closer to the sisters[28]. She eventually began to study with him and the sisters.

Nino Nakano

Nino is antagonistic and openly rebels against Fuutarou since their first meeting[29]. She is seen boycotting Fuutarou's attempt to tutor the quints in several occasions[30][31]. Overtime, due to Fuutarou noticing Nino's other side as a caring sister, she began to accept him. After knowing her sisters' acceptance to Fuutarou, she defends Fuutarou against her father[32]. Nino is the only sister who rarely calls Fuutarou by his first or last name, using "you", "that guy", or other third-person nicknames.

Miku Nakano

Miku initially rejects Fuutarou as a tutor because she's expecting someone better[33]. After Fuutarou found out her secret and appreciate it, Miku began to accept him, only to reject him again due to Fuutarou's lack of knowledge[34]. He spent a lot of effort in convincing her again, and successfully get her approval[35]. Fuutarou also motivate and inspire Miku to start studying, making her to be the first sister who accepts Fuutarou as a tutor[36].

Yotsuba Nakano

Yotsuba is the only sister who accept Fuutarou as a tutor early in the series. She happily cooperate with him to make her sisters acknowledge Fuutarou.

Itsuki Nakano

Itsuki had a quarrel with Fuutarou, leading her to rejects him as the sisters' tutor early on. Due to Fuutarou's consistent efforts, Itsuki began to notice the change on her and the sisters[37]. Itsuki usually is the one who connect her father to Fuutarou[38]. She and Fuutarou develops each other's character, as both overcome their stubbornness[39][40].


  • "I truly believe that all five of you have the potential to get 100 points!"


  • He is an Aries and believes in charms and horoscope[41].


  1. Negi Haruba's tweet
  2. Chapter 33, page 15
  3. Chapter 7, page 1
  4. Chapter 14, page 1-2
  5. Chapter 7-8
  6. Chapter 1, page 27
  7. Chapter 1, page 7
  8. Chapter 3, page 12
  9. Chapter 2, page 31
  10. Chapter 14, page 1
  11. Chapter 1, page 12
  12. Chapter 5, page 4
  13. Chapter 16, page 6
  14. Chapter 3, page 17
  15. Chapter 20, page 19
  16. Chapter 3, page 31
  17. Chapter 1, page 3
  18. Chapter 19, page 17
  19. Chapter 6, page 16
  20. Chapter 11, page 9
  21. Chapter 8, page 4
  22. Chapter 30, page 17
  23. Chapter 14, page 1
  24. Chapter 23, page 10
  25. Chapter 7, page 15
  26. Chapter 17, page 3
  27. Chapter 3, page 11
  28. Chapter 13, page 3
  29. Chapter 2, page 22-23
  30. Chapter 2, page 23
  31. Chapter 5, page 6
  32. Chapter 20, page 14-15
  33. Chapter 2, page 9
  34. Chapter 3, page 30
  35. Chapter 4, page 26
  36. Chapter 4, page 27
  37. Chapter 7, page 10
  38. Chapter 16, page 2
  39. Chapter 18, page 14
  40. Chapter 18, page 17
  41. Chapter 33, page 4