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Overview
Mel Shido
Mel Knowledge Purple Jewel Coord Render

Kanji 紫藤める
Rōmaji Shidō Meru
Also Known As Mel-Mel
Physical and Vital Information
Species Human
Gender Female
Age 13
Eye Color Indigo
Hair Color Purple
Professional Statistics
Occupation Idol
Student
Affiliation Meltic StAr
Miracle☆StAr
Personal Status
Debut
Anime Episode 22 - I Tried Swimming with the Dolphins! (cameo)
Episode 23 - We Tried Meeting Mel-Mel!
Voice Actors
Japanese Yuuka Morishima

Mel Shido (紫藤める Shidō Meru) is a main character of Kiratto Pri☆Chan and a cool-type idol whose preferred brand is Universe Queen. Her catchphrase is "Mel-Mel", and she always addresses herself with the same way too.

Appearance

Mel has sharp indigo eyes with long lashes. Her long purple hair is waist length and flares outward on each side, with similar locks located on each side of the head behind the hair. Her bangs are similar in shape, split on the corner with a single, loose lock at the middle. The larger portion curled inward on the tip.

Personality

Mel is a cheerful and highly energetic girl with an emotional side. She is a bit eccentric and greets everyone with a kiss on the cheek. She is also a foodie and she loves eating; once eating several cupcakes Mirai's mother made, and fought with Emo for a doughnut.

Relationships

Sara Midorikawa

Her friend and teammate in Meltic StAr.

Anna Akagi

Her teammate in Meltic StAr.

Suzu Kurokawa

Etymology

Shido (紫藤) - Shi (紫) means "purple", while do (藤) means "wisteria", which is a type of flower. Similarly to the other characters' family names, Shi is a reference to her purple hair.

Mel (める) is an English name, mostly as an abbreviated version of other given names such as Melissa or Melody.

Significant Coords

Trivia

  • She resembles Mia Ageha from Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future.
    • Both have purple hair.
    • Both have long hair that curls up around the tips, even though Mia’s isn’t too obvious.
    • They have a similar personality, as both are cheerful and a bit goofy.
    • Both of their names start with “M”.
    • Both of them are in a trio unit with a Cool type idol and an idol with a celebrity-like personality.
    • Both of them are centers of their trio units.
  • She is the only member of Meltic StAr to not be voiced by a member of i☆Ris.
  • Mel's birthday falls on April 23. It falls on English Day in Japan.
  • She's good in fixing things, as shown in Episode 23.
  • She likes eating sweets made by Mrs. Momoyama.
  • She has studied in university before.
    • She has also worked in NASA before.
  • She calls Mirai as "MiraMira", Emo as "EmoEmo", Rinka as "RinRin", Anna as "AnAn", Sara as "Sarara", Nijinosaki as "NijiNiji", and Dia as "DaiDai."
  • She is the second idol in the series who performed without her Pri☆Chan Uniform Coord in her debut live.
    • She is also the second idol in the series who debuted not using a duet, as she used a trio.
    • She is the second idol to debut without using Go! Go! I tried doing a PriChan Debut! as a Yattemita too.
  • Doughnuts are her favorite food. As seen in Episode 24 and Episode 26.
  • She is the first character to obtain her colored Jewel Coord on her first Jewel Chance.
    • She was followed by Sara, then Anju.
  • She shares some similarities with Karen from Mermaid Melody.
    • She shares a name with Meru, but Meru's voice actor is Ema Kogure, who voiced Karen.
    • Both girls are purple themed an have long, curled purple hair.
    • Both characters first appeared during a serious situation to lend a hand to the other characters.
    • They are both shown to be strongly loyal to their friends.
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