When Futaba-chan, Futaba's alter ego, transfers to their school, Misaki befriends her and winds up confessing her crush to Futaba-chan.
Misaki is a member of her school's swim team. She believes in lucky charms, love amulets, and horoscopes. She loves sweets but is a terrible cook. Her best friend, Negiri, says Misaki's cooking poisons the soul.
The name Shima [Åç] literally means `island'. At the end of the series, we find out that her family name has been altered by time.
Misaki [ÈþºéÉ±] literally means `delicious princess'.