|Anime Debut||Episode 85|
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Kawai Mari is a second-year student at Shohoku and a reporter from the media club. She took an interest in the Shohoku basketball team after their triumph in the Kanagawa tournament, and went to Shizuoka to report on the practice game against Jousei. There she developed a crush on Kaede Rukawa.