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Kinue Hayase (早瀬 絹江 Hayase Kinue) is the mother of Masamune Makabe and Chinatsu Hayase who is also the reason why Masamune gains weight.  


Kinue is a very short and small woman with light brown hair that curls at the tips, brown eyes and she can be easily mistaken for a child due to her short and small body, even though she is 42 years old. She wears a head band that has a dog foot print on and she usually is seen wearing an apron. 


Kinue is a positive mother who is always doting on her children and she shows special attention to Masamune where she is always trying to do things that will make him happy, yet he often gets
Kinue being rejected

Kinue's mood swing when Masamune rejects her food

annoyed about. 

Since she already looks like a child, her personality often portrays child-like behavior. She shows mood swings whenever Masamune rejects her food offers, being happy to instantly saddenned that he won't eat her food. Whenever this happens, she feels that Masamune hates her, even though it is entirely false and that he just does not want to get fat.


Whenever Kinue shows up in the story, it usually involves food. Throughout the story, she is shown to be cooking foods with lots of calories and feeding it to Masamune. Sometimes he rejects the food, which saddens Kinue.

Near the end of the story, Kinue shows a different side of her when Masamune completely stops listening to her and Chinatsu as he leaves the house and does whatever he wants. Kinue becomes depressed to the point where she loses her usual self and hides in her blankets until Masamune will return back to their house. 


  • The name Kinue means "silk" (絹) (kuni) and "bay, inlet" (江) (e).
  • Kinue;s surname Hayase means "already, now" (早) (haya) and "swift current, rapids" (瀬) (se). 
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