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"I'm the world's most miserable pretty girl!"
Doremi Harukaze
Doremi Harukaze

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Name 春風どれみ Harukaze Doremi
Dub Name Dorie Goodwyn
Description
Species Human
Gender Female
Blood Type B
Birthday July 30th, 1990
Instrument Piano
Favorite Food Steak
Theme Color Pink
Occupation Student
Witch Apprentice
Residence Misora
Debut "I'm Doremi! Becoming a Witch Apprentice!"
Voice Actors
Japanese Chiemi Chiba
English Amy Palant
Doremi Harukaze/Gallery


Doremi Harukaze is the main protagonist and the titular character of Ojamajo Doremi. She is an average, eight-year-old unlucky girl dealing with argumentative parents, a spiteful little sister, a lack of romance and terrible grades. But after a particularly foul day, she learns the owner of Misora's Magical Shop is really a witch.

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Bio

Appearance

Doremi has mulberry eyes and long maroon hair worn in large chignon buns held by pink scrunchies, one of which has a gold music note clipped to it. Her bangs frame her forehead, with a bunch sticking up on the right. When loose her hair lining matches her bangs.

Originally Doremi wore a carnation pink T-shirt tucked into her loose, pale pink denim shorts with a light purple tank-top on top. She also wore white and neon pink sneakers with a single line of dark pink around the sole, and pale pink socks.

In Motto, Doremi began wearing a zippered vest with a pocket over the same top, lilac shorts with pockets and belt. She kept her shoes the same and her socks became knee-socks. 

Personality

Doremi is a childish and simple-minded girl often regarded as "troublesome" by others. At times she can be selfish and highly immature, and she is easy to provoke much to their amusement. She can also be pushy and lazy, and she's known for her clumsiness. This has led to a lot of self-loathing on her part, and she struggles to find anything that she can do well or avoid earning a scolding. She is likely to get a bit jealous when she sees others do better than her with less experience.

However, one of Doremi's best qualities is her big heart. She is very friendly and will do what she can to help- even if she doesn't necessarily like the person. While this does make her appear nosy, she has also gained several friends because of her tenacity and involvement. She is determined, but also passionate and stubborn, and many find her positivity and easy-going nature to be infectious.

Growing up, Doremi has struggled to be understood by others which caused her much frustration when they ridiculed her interest in magic. Not only is she a big eater, but she is boy-crazy and loves romantic things. She is also very emotional and expressive, and a bit shy when it comes to her feelings.

Witch Apprentice

Doremi is the pink witch apprentice and the reason the term "ojamajo" was invented. Initially she expressed concern over becoming a Witch Apprentice until she realized she could perform magic, and she soon convinced her friends Hazuki Fujiwara and Aiko Senoo to join her when she caught them spying on her. 

Doremi is thought of as the leader and can get envious or concerned when others perform better. Her clumsiness really comes out when she attempts to cast spells and fly, and they rarely work as intended; usually if she was hungry or flustered. At first, Doremi had a habit of making greedy spells due to her gluttonous nature.

She has a pink, bean-shaped crystal ball and her fairy is Dodo.

Spells

  • Transforming: Pretty Witch Doremichi!
  • Spell: Pirika pirilala poporina peperuto!
  • Magical Stage: Pirika pirilala, Nobiyaka ni!
  • Royal Patraine: Pirika Patraine!

Past

When Doremi was a little girl she was very curious about the world and enjoyed experiencing new things for the first time, usually getting into them without knowing any better. Her mother taught her how to play the piano, which ended in disaster after Doremi panicked and forgot how to play during a recital. But this event led to her first bite of steak and she became hooked soon after.

It was also said that Doremi as a child acted a lot like how Pop did at the start of the series. She tried to be mature and act like an adult, but she became jealous of Pop and did not like the attention she got. As a result, Doremi would often push her away- possibly being one of the reasons for Pop's original resentment.

Relationships

Hazuki

Doremi and Hazuki grew up together and are very dependant on each other, to the point that the very idea of leaving each other as they grow up causes them a lot of emotional turmoil. While Doremi encourages Hazuki to be more honest with her feelings, Hazuki tries to keep Doremi grounded and show her support when nobody else does.

Aiko

Doremi initially disliked Aiko due to her rudeness. But after learning Aiko was actually a really nice person they became good friends. Doremi always lends a supportive shoulder to Aiko in times of need.

Onpu

Despite Onpu being antagonistic at first, Doremi was very affectionate around her and found her to be really cute. Doremi cares deeply for Onpu and saw good in her, and was delighted when Onpu officially joined them. At times she can act dependantly around her.

Momoko

After being put in the same class and realizing how much they have in common, Doremi quickly befriended Momoko when she got off on the wrong foot with the others.

Hana-chan

She is considered to be her main "Mommy" and due to this, she is normally with her and has the strongest bond with her. Doremi adores Hana and is willing to risk her life to protect her.

Tetsuya Kotake

Doremi's classmate for six years. They have a poor relationship and he is shown to often provoke and rile her up for no reason other than to see her respond; usually through violence. Kotake calls her "Dojimi"— a pun on her name and the Japanese word for clumsy. However, she comes to see him as a friend, and she enjoys knowing he is okay. Eventually, she gained feelings for him.

Reika Tamaki

Another classmate Doremi is unable to get along with due to her arrogant and spoiled nature. Despite this, Doremi also cares about her safety and happiness and she will do what she can to help her. Later in the series they eventually gain mutual respect for each other and begin to get along.

Pop

At first their relationship was shown to be full of envy and resentment, and they often bickered like normal sisters would. However, Doremi began to ease up on Pop and became an admireable older sister towards her after Pop became a Witch Apprentice, allowing them to get along better.

Magical DoReMi

In Magical DoReMi, Doremi has been renamed "Dorie Goodwyn". While Doremi was emotional, Dorie is shown to yell a lot, and rather then Doremi's catchphrase, she would often say she/they were "doomed" instead. At one point she also claimed to have a pet cat.

Dubs

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Character Songs

Quotes

  • "The world's most miserable pretty girl has become the world's happiest pretty girl..."
  • "Happy! Lucky! For all of you!" - ending quote for episode previews
  • "I'm the misunderstood little girl in the whole wide world!"

Etymology

Harukaze - Haru means spring and Kaze means breeze.

Doremi - from the first three notes of the "Do-re-mi" music scale (also meaning "won't tell")

Trivia

  • Unfortunately for Doremi, she is rarely ever shown to get to eat ice cream or steak in the series, with freak accidents usually getting in the way.
  • She has failed to transform twice.
  • On the cover of a Chinese video or book, her shorts and socks were incorrectly colored neon pink.
  • Doremi's hair and theme color are interchangable with Pop's. She has red hair and a pink theme, while Pop has a red theme with pink hair.
  • Out of everyone, Doremi has made the most comedic facial expressions throughout each series/season.
  • Doremi's hair has been seen down four times in the anime:
    • After taking a bath in an episode of Sharp.
    • The final episode of sharp after her crystal ball shatters.
    • The first episode of Naisho when she transformed into an adult.
    • An episode of Naisho when she transformed into the Goddess of the fountain.
  • Doremi was originally the oldest in the group, but once Momoko joined she became second oldest.
  • It was revealed that Doremi gave Hana-chan her scrunchies.
  • Doremi is the only girl in the group to have a sibling.
    • Until Doremi 16, when it's revealed Hana has a twin sister.
  • In one TCG Card, Doremi cosplayed as Luffy, the main character of One Piece.
  • The original group transformation in Season 1 had a consistant error with Doremi. Whenever the girls posed her tap lost it's detail.
  • During a live stream on Niconico hosted by Hiromi Seki in September 2016, Hiromi revealed that Doremi's love for steak was inspired by Takashi Yamada's daughter's tastes as a child.
  • During production, Doremi was originally planned to be named Onpu, and her name originally belonged to Pop. However, due to trademark issues, her name became Doremi, and Onpu went on to become a rival character. [1]

References

  1. Yoshihiko Umakoshi Toei Animation Works p.160
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