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Uehara Ayaka (上原 彩也香, Uehara Ayaka; "Ayaka Uehara") is one of the main characters in Dumbbell Nan-Kilo Moteru? and a student from Koyo Girl's Academy.


Ayaka is a tan-skinned girl of average height with brown hair styled in a bun. She has a slim, athletic build with highly toned abdominals. She wears a short blue tank top and matching blue shorts.

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Ayaka is a typically normal individual, with a competitive streak that comes out every so often. Despite implying that she only does boxing because her father forced it upon her and her sister, she clearly still enjoys partaking in the sport.[3] According to her sister, she is very brutal when she gets serious in a fight.


She was first seen walking alongside Hibiki and mentioning her recent weight gain, which led Hibiki joining Silverman Gym.

Later, it was revealed that she came from a family of boxers.

She and her sister started doing boxing classes at Silverman Gym due to increased membership at their own gym.

At Gina's suggestion, she joins an idol group with the other girls.


Physical Abilities

Ayaka is deceptively strong, a result of her training in boxing. She is able to easily perform dragon flags, an advanced abdominal and core exercise.[3]

As an accomplished boxer, Ayaka has great reflexes and kinetic vision; she attributes this to being trained as a boxer from a young age, as well as all the reflex-based games she played.[4] She is also a gifted shot.[4]


  • Sakura Hibiki: They have been best friends since day one in high school. They both share common interests for their love of action movies and gaming;[3] they often head to the game arcade after school.[4]
  • Soryuin Akemi: They became friends after meeting each other because of Hibiki and they are very competitive in sports.
  • Uehara Nana: They are both boxers and coaches because of family business, they seem to get along well as siblings.


  • Uehara means "above, top, upper" (上) (ue) and "field, plain" (原) (hara).
  • Ayaka means "color" (彩) (a), "to be, also" (也) (ya) and "fragrance, fragrant" (香) (ka).

Notes & Trivia

  • She has a fear of flying.[5][6]
  • Ayaka notes that her real hobby is watching action movies.[3]
  • In addition to being an excellent boxer, her skill and knowledge in the sport qualifies her to be a certified boxing coach. She occasionally teaches boxing classes at Silverman Gym.[7][8]
  • She is taking remedial classes with Hibiki.[9]