|Role||Percussion player, Percussion section leader|
|School||Kitauji High School|
|Occupation||Student (third year)|
Narai Tanabe (田邊 名来 Tanabe Narai ) is a minor character in the Hibike! Euphonium series. He is a third-year student who plays the percussion. He also served as percussion section leader.
Narai has short, brown hair and light lime eyes. He is usually seen with a standard Kitauji High School uniform for boys.
Not so much known about Narai's personality, but he seems to be a good as a percussion section leader. He is also excited when it comes playing percussion in band.
Narai's nickname among his friends is "Knuckle."
As a minor character, he has a very small role in the anime series. Narai was present at the section leader meeting in Episode 4.
Narai is particularly close with Masahiro Hashimoto, even bursting into tears when the latter announced he was leaving the students at the end of the summer.
|Characters of "Hibike! Euphonium" Universe|
|Kitauji High School||First Year Students||Kumiko Oumae • Reina Kousaka • Hazuki Katou • Sapphire Kawashima • Shuuichi Tsukamoto • Chikao Takigawa • Chieri Takashita • Tsubame Kamaya • Akiko Yoshizawa|
|Second Year Students||Takuya Gotou • Natsuki Nakagawa • Riko Nagase • Yuuko Yoshikawa • Nozomi Kasaki • Mizore Yoroizuka • Tomoe Kabe|
|Third Year Students||Asuka Tanaka • Haruka Ogasawara • Kaori Nakaseko • Aoi Saitou • Hirone Torizuka • Kotoko Himegami • Juri Sawada • Shouko Hagiwara • Yoriko Souga • Tsune Watabe • Raina Kitamura • Oka Mikino • Sana Kasano • Hideri Noguchi • Narai Tanabe|
|Others||Noboru Taki • Michie Matsumoto • Mamiko Oumae • Akiko Oumae • Kohaku Kawashima • Azusa Sasaki • Masahiro Hashimoto • Satomi Niiyama • Saki Kayama • Junichi Takino • Noboru Taki's wife|