Tsuruno Yui

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Tsuruno Yui
Tsuruno character.png
Japanese Name 由比 鶴乃 (Yui Tsuruno)
Voiced by Japanese: Shīna Natsukawa

Tsuruno Yui is the one of the original characters of the 2017 mobile game Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story: Magia Record


General Info

Physical features

  • Age: 18
  • Eye colour: Orange
  • Hair colour: Light Brown


  • Soul Gem: Orange diamond in the center of her belt
  • Weapon: Chinese Fans
  • Wish: To win the 800 million yen lottery
  • Witch form: Yu Hong
  • Japanese pronoun: watashi (わたし)
  • School: Kamihama City University Affiliated School, Twelfth Grade

Game Info

Game related data
Rarity Final Lv Type Attribute
★2 → ★5 100 Magia Attribute flame.png
Initial 2904 1264 936
Max at ★2 9165 4128 2933
Max at ★3 11607 5232 3714
Max at ★4 15270 6888 4885
Max at ★5 18927 8552 6056
Disk accele.png Disk accele.png Disk blast vertical.png Disk blast vertical.png Disk charge.png
Connect: Let's give it a chance and see how it goes!
★2: Blast Damage UP [III] & Attack Up [III]
★3: Blast Damage UP [V] & Attack Up [V]
★4: Blast Damage UP [VII] & Attack Up [VII]
★5: Blast Damage UP [IX] & Attack Up [IX]
Magia: Flame Waltz
★2: Damage All Enemies [II] & Blast Damage UP (All / 3 T)
★3: Damage All Enemies [IV] & Blast Damage UP (All / 3 T)
★4: Damage All Enemies [VI] & Blast Damage UP (All / 3 T) & Accele MP Gain UP (All / 3 T)
★5: Damage All Enemies [VIII] & Blast Damage UP (All / 3 T) & Accele MP Gain UP (All / 3 T) & Guaranteed Evade (Self / 1 T)
Damage All Enemies [X] & Blast Damage UP (All / 3 T) & Accele MP Gain UP (All / 3 T) & Guaranteed Evade (Self / 1 T)


A magical girl who is reckless and full of energy. She comes from a historic, honorable family and she will always respect and admire her grandfather and great-grandfather who guided it to prosperity. On the other hand, in the present day where the Yui household has fallen into ruin, she struggles greatly to try and restore its name, and for that purpose, her aim is to become the strongest magical girl of all. “These are words I love: We won’t know if we don’t give it a try! Leaving things to chance isn’t good? If we stopped before that, nothing would happen!”

Doppel Description

The Doppel of harmony. Its form is ham.[1] The master of this emotion is quite dissatisfied with her Doppel’s appearance. Its character, too, is another source of distrust for her. In contrast to its master’s desire to achieve great success through her own efforts, this Doppel simply produces endless wealth to satisfy the greed of its master’s relatives, attempting to protect what is only a temporary family harmony. This Doppel’s master considers it to be in total opposition to her noble goal, and would rather not have anybody find out about its vulgar appearance. However, to protect her family’s harmony– however temporary it may be– she may very well find herself in need of this Doppel’s power some day.

  1. Specifically, Jinhua ham.

Side Story

Tsuruno finishes a practice fight with Rena Minami. She then challenges Momoko Togame and Kaede Akino but the three girls are reluctant to fight her. Tsuruno says she has to train more to become stronger. When Momoko asks Tsuruno why she wants to be strong, Tsuruno explains why she became a magical girl. Her great-grandfather set up a Chinese restaurant, which her grandfather made into the number one place in Kamihama, or so Tsuruno says. However, when her father took over, the restaurant's ratings and customers dropped. Meanwhile, her grandmother and mother are concerned only about luxuries, to the point where they tried to sell the keepsakes of Tsuruno's grandfather and great-grandfather simply because they wanted to buy a car.

When offered a contract, Tsuruno wished to win the 800 million yen grand prize in the lottery. However, her grandmother and mother took the money and ran away on a luxury passenger cruise. Tsuruno still insists they're just on a trip. She claims that she wants to be strong, because she believes her grandfather and great-grandfather were strong as well. When Rena points out that Tsuruno's strength might be different, Tsuruno claims her grandfather used to say that all human strength is the same at the root. She thinks if she becomes strong and energizes her family, all her problems will be solved. She says it's her duty to revive the Yui family, which used to be high class.

Tsuruno challenges Rena again, but Rena shows her something she found on the internet. Apparently there's a person in Kamihama that gives advice. She suggests Tsuruno go see that person in order to become stronger. Tsuruno decides she'll go there the next day and leaves. Meanwhile, Momoko's group are relieved to not deal with Tsuruno. The next day, Tsuruno heads to a stand called "Emiri's Room". Akira Shinobu then shows Tsuruno to the counselor, Emiri Kisaki.

Emiri tells Tsuruno to talk to her, saying when people do so they feel refreshed. She says she loves talking to people herself, and built the advice stand because everyone suggested she make one. Tsuruno decides to leave, thinking Emiri can't help, but Akira asks her to stay. Tsuruno decides to tell the two her goal. Emiri says that Tsuruno should train - which is not the same as exercise. Emiri says that exercise is like practicing, but training is supposed to be super-hard - or so she read in a manga once. Tsuruno, to Akira's surprise, understands what Emiri was saying. Tsuruno figures that instead of fighting others, she should be fighting herself.

When Tsuruno asks Emiri how to do that, Emiri introduces Akira as someone who is super strong at karate. Akira protests, but Emiri insists that Tsuruno should go to Akira's place. Akira is forced to acquiesce. Later, Akira and Tsuruno track down a lost dog. Tsuruno asks if Akira usually finds lost animals. Akira explains that people ask her to do things and she can't say no. Tsuruno thinks that people counting on her makes Akira strong. Akira admits that she can't think of another way to train Tsuruno, but Tsuruno is happy with it. Suddenly Tsuruno sees a dog, and runs over someone's home garden to catch it. While the dog is returned, the owners of the home got mad at Tsuruno and Akira.

Tsuruno apologizes for what she did. Akira says it's alright, and tells Tsuruno she thinks there's someone more suited to be a teacher. The next day she introduces Tsuruno to Meiyui Chun. Akira claims Meiyui is strong at kenpou. Tsuruno asks to be trained, but Meiyui says she doesn't have enough experience in kung fu. She also says her master would be upset if she taught others. Tsuruno insists she'll do anything. Akira admits she brought Tsuruno to Meiyui because Akira didn't have confidence in herself. Meiyui acquiesces, and brings Tsuruno to a factory.

Introducing Tsuruno to the factory manager, Meiyui says that Tsuruno will work at the factory part time. Tsuruno's job is to carry heavy items. Tsuruno quickly goes to work. Meiyui is surprised by Tsuruno's strength. The factory manager tells Meiyui he's happy she introduced Tsuruno to them. Meiyui thanks the manager for his help, but the manager says they've been indebted to the Soukaihou for a long time. Later on, Tsuruno leaves the factory and is met by Yachiyo Nanami. Tsuruno bursts into tears.

It turns out that while working at the factory Tsuruno tripped and the parts she was carrying scattered. Everyone told her it was alright, but that made Tsuruno feel worse. Tsuruno says she hasn't accomplished anything, and is terrified she'll lose her restaurant and family. Yachiyo tells her to calm down and relax. She tells Tsuruno to take care of the little things instead of worrying about the big picture. She claims if Tsuruno accomplishes small things she'll likely be rewarded for them.

The next day, Tsuruno returns to Emiri's stand in order to apologize. She's greeted by Akira, who is there with Meiyui. Tsuruno apologizes to them for what happened at the factory, but Meiyui reveals the factory manager wants Tsuruno to come back and help them out again. Akira also says that the owner of the lost dog they found was very happy she got it back, as the dog was practically her only family. Surprised by the praise, Tsuruno accepts Meiyui's offer to help again. Later, Tsuruno tells Yachiyo what happened, and decides the training is a success. She challenges Yachiyo to a fight, but Yachiyo is not interested. Yachiyo says she'll call Momoko's group and runs off. Tsuruno wonders where Rena is.

Event Story: Mitama's Special Training - Amane Sisters and Tsuruno Episode

See Mitama's Special Training - Amane Sisters and Tsuruno Episode

Event Story: Magical Halloween Theater ~A magical girl troupe for a day~

See Magical Halloween Theater ~A magical girl troupe for a day~.

Event Story: "The Crescent Moon Manor's Merry Christmas"

See The Crescent Moon Manor's Merry Christmas.

Event Story: "Happy New Year at the Mizuna Shrine!"

See Happy New Year at the Mizuna Shrine!

Event Story: "A la Carte Valentine"

See A la Carte Valentine


  • The characters in her last name mean "reason" (由) and "ratio" (比), respectively.
  • The characters in her first name mean "crane" (鶴) and "yes" (乃), respectively. However the "yes" (乃) character is often used for girls' names in general.


  • Her illustrators are Ume Aoki and Sasagi Koushi.
  • She is the first magical girl to gain a Five Star uncap.
  • Yui is the third magical girl to have her name in her Witch name (Yuhong), followed by Homura (Homulilly) and Ren (Renata).


Memoria Cards

Card Effect Cooldown Eng Text Jap Text
A Rough Welcome in the Sewers
Defense Up [III] & Anti-Stun
Max Limit Break:
Defense Up [IV] & Anti-Stun
Passive Felicia Mitsuki was ushered in and arrived at the dark under ground waterway but it wasn't a magical girl who had been chasing and had been living in the underground waterway of this home, it was a creature of darkness! KeeKeeKee! "Kyaa!" "Uwaah!" "Ahahaha!" 深月フェリシアに案内されて辿り着いたのは薄暗い地下水路そこで待ち受けていたのは追っていた魔法少女ではなく、地下水路を住処にしていた、暗闇の生物たちだった!キーッキーッキーッ!「きゃあ-!」「うわっ!」「あっははは!」
How's The Taste?
Magia Damage Up (IX)
Max Limit Break:
Magia Damage Up (X)
8 turns
Max Limit Break:
7 turns
**Unique to Tsuruno Yui**

An old Chinese restaurant where the shadow of the downtown remains. Her great-grandfather and grandfather began managing the Chinese restaurant after returning home in order to make use of the Chinese cuisine techniques he gained in the field during the war. It seems that there are many impressions of "ordinary" for the dish that is offered for both appearance and taste ...

Smile to Everyone!
Max Limit Break: Acquired amount of Cash Chip (CC) UP [II] (Not applicable as Support equipment) Passive The important thing for having fun every day is a smile than anything else! If a smile calls for a smile, that circle should spread more and more! So, today also with a smile full of energy "Welcome!" (Lawson Collaboration Memorial) 毎日を楽しく過ごすために大事なのは、何よりも笑顔!笑顔が笑顔を呼べば、その輪はどんどん広がっていくはず!だから、今日も元気に笑顔で「いらっしゃいませー!」(ローソンコラボ記念)
The Story That Starts Here
Max Limit Break:
MP Gauge 10% Full On Battle Start
Passive The desire to disappear. Keep searching for the enemy alone. The pursuit of mourning pride. Chose solitude to protect. And...we who lost something to the forgotten important person are connected by a mysterious cause and effect, and, now, a new story begins to move in this place. 消え去りたいと願ったこと。独りで仇を探し続けること。喪われた誇りを追い求めたこと。守るために孤独を選んだこと。そして…忘れ去られた大切な人のこと何かをなくした私たちは、不思議な因果で結ばれ、この場所に集ったいまはもう新しい物語が動き始めている
The Strongest, Even at Basketball
Defense UP [VII] & Debuff Resistance UP [VI] (Self / 1 T)
Max Limit Break:
Defense UP [VIII] & Debuff Resistance UP [VII] (Self / 1 T)
7 turns
Max Limit Break:
6 turns
"A magical girl aiming to the strongest will aim to be the strongest anywhere, any time! Of course, that includes playing basketball during gym class, too! If you'd just pass me the ball, I'll prove it without a doubt! Traveling? What's that? Something like that isn't going to stop me~!!" 「最強を目指す魔法少女は、どんな時でも最強を目指す!

もちろん、体育の授業のバスケットボールでも! わたしにボールを回してくれれば、バッチリ決めちゃうから! トラベリング?何それ?そんなんでわたしは止められないよ〜!!」

Towards the Light!
Blast Damage Up (IV)
Max Limit Break:
Blast Damage Up (V)
Passive "My family's fate is weighing against my shoulders.. Pressure? Of course there's pressure!… but I'll manage! Surely a chance to act will come! With my fighting spirit! Leave it to Tsuruno Yui!" 「一家の命運は私の両肩にズシーンとのしかかっている…。

プレッシャー?もちろんあるよ!…でも私はやるんだから! きっとチャンスをモノにしてみせるんだから! 気合いはいつだって十分!この由比鶴乃に任せてっての!」

Twin Shadows Sneaking Up
Anti-Evade & Blast Damage UP [VI] (Self / 1 T)
Max Limit Break: Anti-Evade & Blast Damage UP [VII]
6 turns
Max Limit Break:
5 turns
Sana: "Wow...It smells nice, doesn't it Iroha?"

Iroha: "Yeah! Are you going to eat soon?" Yachiyo: "Wait!...Not yet. I'll be the one to judge." Tsuruno & Felicia: "Fufufu...Charge!"


いろは「うん!そろそろ食べごろかな?」 やちよ「待って!...まだよ…食べ頃は私が見極めるわ」 鶴乃&フェリシア「ふつふつふつ...突撃だぁー!」

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