Junichi Tachibana (橘 純一 Tachibana Junichi) is the protagonist of the anime series and video game Amagami. Two years ago, he went out for a Christmas date with a girl that he'd recently confessed to. Unfortunately, she never showed up. Since that day he grew hesitant in the matters of love and despise Christmas Day. However, when he meets one of the six girls in the school, he might have a chance to change his current lifestyle.

Appearance

Junichi has black hair and black eyes. He wears the standard school uniform. He usually seen wearing black coat rather than vest.

His casual wear consist of a long-sleeve white v-neck with blue jeans. When Junichi is outdoor, he would sometimes wear a brown overcoat.

Personality

Junichi has a calm and kind personality. He is also a very patient person but sometimes he can be very immature and forgetful. Even if he is currently in a state of depression, his way to treat everyone doesn't change. He is also very unselfish and helps anyone in need. He can occasionally be a pervert and will even accept to touch a girl who offers herself. He also watches porn if he feels lonely.

In the anime, it was seen numerous times that Junichi has acrophobia, as in a fear of heights. However, it seems that 6 girls of the anime seem to accept that.

Cameo

Etymology

  • The name Junichi means "pure, clean, simple" (純) (jun) and "one" (一) (ichi).
  • Junichi's surname Tachibana means "orange, tangerine" (橘).

Trivia

  • In Amagami SS Plus, Junichi is somewhat fond in photography, as seen as in the intro where you will see him holding a camera occasionally, as he is also into filming.

Junichi and Tsukasa with their daughter

  • He seems to be fond of oranges as he is seen eating in his home in some episodes
    • This is most notable during Morishima's arc in Amagami SS+ where the table was filled with oranges
    • This may be linked to his surname Tachibana which means "orange, tangerine" (橘).
  • In the anime, in Tsukasa Ayatsuji's arc, Junichi and Tsukasa came back to the founder's festival 10 years later with there unnamed daughter, who bears a resemblance to the younger Tsukasa.
  • He only fell in love at first sight (Haruka Morishima arc) once in the series
    • the same case could be said for Sae Nakata but it he was only attracted when he noticed her breasts
  • During the end of Morishima's arc it was revealed that he became a detective
    • this is the only instance shown where he gets a job in future sequences
  • His personality remains the same throughout the series and each arc but the dynamic with each female lead is what changes him in each arc
  • His parents were never seen in the entire series
  • He only proposed once in the entire series (Haruka Morishima)
  • When depicted of having a child in the future it is often the child is a girl and resembles the mother in during the start of the series
    • this applies to (Sae Nakata and Tsukasa Ayatsuji)
  • He is not a particularly bright student but excelled in mathematics
  • One episode depicted him being attracted to their teacher
  • According to Miya, he could only cook fried rice
  • He oftens exaggerates his fantasies especially when the perv side of him appears
  • In the series he dated two president of the foundation festival (Nakata and Ayatsuji)
  • Even outside their respective arcs, Junichi shows interest or even slight attraction to the female leads except Kaoru and Rihoko (possibly because he considered them more as friends)
  • In season 1 each of the arcs climaxes at christmas eve (except rihoko where the christmas episode was finished by the 2nd episode of the arc)
  • Rihoko is the only girl he didn't realize he had feelings for until season 2
  • He was depicted getting married only once in the series
  • In game, Ai Nanasaki is his only lead that regardless of the ending will love him still.

Gallery

Amagami SS

Concept Art

Seiren

References and notes

  1. He turned 18 during the main story of Amagami and Amagami SS. He is 26 in Amagami SS Plus Episode 10 (Sae Nakata Arc Part 2). He is 27 in Amagami SS Episode 4 (Haruka Morishima Arc Part 4) and Episode 24 (Tsukasa Ayatsuji Arc Part 4).
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