She has a striking resemblance to her daughters. Minako has black hair kept in a messy bun and bangs that frame her face. Like her daughters Misaki and Suzuna, she has large amber eyes. She also often looks sickly, as noted by Misaki. But, she is described as being beautiful.
She is a very caring person and loves her daughters very much. She is grateful that her daughter Misaki is helping her with their financial problems, she also wants nothing more than for Misaki to have more fun and go out more often as a high school teenager. Takumi stated that she is open-minded and defenseless. She can also be quite intimidating, calmly threatening her husband to stay away from her daughters when he was begging to come inside the house. Minako is also calm, friendly and kind.
Minako is very understanding and supportive of Misaki. She is carefree and constantly encourages her to act like a normal high school girl by dating and going shopping and having fun. In Chapter 47 of the manga, she encourages Misaki to accept the offer of going on a double date to the hot springs with Usui, Sakura and Kūga, even after Misaki explains the expenses of the trip and that there will be boys.
After being abandoned by her husband who left huge debts, she worked very hard to support her two daughters Misaki and Suzuna. She was worried about Misaki because she wondered if she'll enjoy her highschool life due to all of the stress she has. However, after the truth behind this story is revealed, Minako lied to their daughter's about her husband, Sakuya Ayuzawa, telling them he was a lazy gambling father, because she wasn't sure if he will come back soon. She approves of Takumi Usui and Minako is also aware of Hinata Shintani's feelings for Misaki.
She is usually at work and is occasionally seen at home. In chapter 35 Minako becomes acquainted with Usui at the train station and sees him as a very gentle person; the exact opposite of her husband.
Misaki cares for her sickly mother very much, knowing her current condition. Misaki's father left their family with a huge debt, so both Misaki and her mother have to work very hard in order to pay it off. Minako is very understanding and supportive of Misaki. She is carefree and constantly advises Misaki to relax, spending her youth doing "things a typical high school girl should be doing" like going on dates and buying clothes instead of studying and doing her part time job. In Chapter 47 of the manga, she encourages Misaki to accept the offer of going on a double date to the hot springs with Usui, Sakura and Kuuga, even after Misaki explains the expenses of the trip and that there will be boys.
- Her first name, Minako, means "beautiful child".
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