| Masami Yoshida
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Masami Yoshida (吉田正美 Yoshida Masami) is a supporting character in The Amazing World of Gumball. She is the spoiled-rich daughter of the owner of the Rainbow Factory, Mr. Yoshida. She made her first appearance in "The Third" when she is seen in the schoolyard. Her first major appearance and role was in "The Pressure," where she pretended to be Darwin's girlfriend to impress the other girls.
Masami is a small, white cloud with hollowed out holes for her eyes and mouth. In her promo pictures, she has eyelashes, but in the show, she does not. In early model sheets, Masami was colored half-light pink, half-white.
When afflicted with a negative emotion (such as sadness or anger), she turns gray and stormy. This has been seen on three occasions: in "The Pressure," where she cries when Darwin dumps her, in "The Party," where she zaps Gumball for insulting her, and most notably, in "The Storm," where she goes on a rampage for Alan's love. In this state, she becomes powerful and dangerous, wielding the ability to generate lightning bolts and powerful tornadoes, hurricanes, and other winds capable of smashing through solid concrete.
It was revealed in "The Gift" that Masami has legs, and that she wears long rainbow toe socks over them.
When sad or angry, she can produce rain and lightning bolts from her body. She even can produce a tornado when in full rage. She can produce snow when she has a brain freeze.
Being the spoiled daughter of the owner of the local Rainbow Factory, Masami is a bit of a snob. As a result of being so rich, she has a smug sense of superiority to her fellow students, taking every chance she can to show off. An example of this was in "The Pressure," where she forced Darwin to be her boyfriend to impress the other girls. She is seen throwing tantrums when she does not get her way, and threats to fire the parents of anyone who disagrees with and/or annoys her. Because a significant amount of the townspeople work at her father's rainbow factory, this threat could hold much weight.
She also seems to be a narcissist, being so obsessed with her appearance that she refuses to enter the pool for fear of her hair getting wet. More evidence of this was when she got jealous of all the attention Molly was getting for her treehouse. She immediately directs their attention to herself and starts showing off, bragging that she has a boyfriend and they don't.
Masami doesn't seem to be able to take criticism well. When someone annoys or angers her, she sometimes gets gray and stormy and zaps whoever that person was with lightning. When she gets sad, she turns gray and starts raining, in other words, sobbing.
In "The Gift," it was revealed that Masami just wants to be treated like an ordinary girl, instead of royalty.
- Main article: Masami Yoshida/Relationships
- "The Third": She is seen in the hallway.
- "The End": She is the "godmother" of Gumball and Penny.
- "The Dress": She joins with the students in worshipping the new "girl."
- "The Pressure": Her first major role. She pretends to date Darwin throughout the episode.
- "The Ghost": She is sitting next to Carmen in the cafeteria at the beginning and the middle of the episode.
- "The Mystery": Her photo is briefly seen in the yearbook.
- "The Gi": She joins the students in laughing at Gumball.
- "The Kiss": She is cheering for Gumball to forget about the kiss.
- "The Party": She is one of Gumball's dates to the party.
- "The Robot": She joins the girls in fawning over the "new" Gumball.
- "The Picnic": She is on the school bus.
- "The Sock": She is seen in Miss Simian's classroom.
- "The Mustache": She is on the other dodge ball team.
- "The Ape": She is messing around in Miss Simian's classroom.
- "The Curse": She is sitting next to Penny in the cafeteria.
- "The Meddler": She is one of the cheerleaders of Elmore Junior High.
- "The Fight": She is cheering for Gumball and Tina's fight.
- "The Knights": She is seen waiting outside the school.
- "The Banana": She is sitting in Mr. Small's class.
- "The Apology": She is disgusted by Miss Simian's butt, and vomits rainbows in the process.
- "The Words": She participates in the "What He Thinks About Us" number.
- "The Skull": She is impressed by Clayton's bravery.
- "The Bet": She is seen in Miss Simian's class.
- "Christmas": She is seen making snow, and Idaho and Tobias are encouraging her.
- "The Bumpkin": She is seen in the schoolyard.
- "The Hero": She is in the school playground.
- "The Photo": She is shocked by Gumball's new look.
- "The Storm": Her second major role. She attempts to steal Alan from Carmen.
- "The Game": She is seen in Mr. Small's class.
- "The Voice": She is one of the members of Elmore Plus.
- "The Promise": She is seen riding the school bus.
- "The Boombox": She is one of the students celebrating Miss Simian's (false) retirement.
- "The Tape": She is seen talking to Carmen and Sarah.
- "The Sweaters": She is seen talking to Juke in the school hallway.
- "The Internet": She is one of the students laughing at Gumball's embarrassing video.
- "The Finale": She is in the crowd watching Richard & Patrick Fitzgerald fight.
- "The Joy": She gets infected by the Joy Virus.
- "The Recipe": She is seen talking to Juke outside the school.
- "The Name": Appears outside Elmore Junior High.
- "The Void": Briefly appears in the school yearbook.
- "The Move" She hits Tobias with her book.
- "The Law": She buys an ice cream from Larry and then says she has brain freeze.
- "The Mothers": She is in Miss Simian's class.
- "The Bros": She appears in the girl's bathroom.
- "The Mirror": She is in Miss Simian's class.
- "The Lie": She appears with the other students in Miss Simian's classroom.
- "The Saint": She appears as a member of Elmore Plus.
- "The Safety": She appears in Miss Simian's classroom, watching the safety video.
- "The Spoiler": She replies to Gumball's post on Carrie's post in Elmore Plus.
- "The Countdown": She and alternate versions of herself appear in Miss Simian's classroom.
- "The Nobody": She flies past Gumball and Darwin as they try to give Rob a purpose in the world.
- "The Triangle": She can be seen in the cafeteria.
- "The Return": She can be seen on the bus at the beginning.
- "The Others": She appears at Clare's happy ceremony.
- "The Check": A zombie version of her appears at the Toxic Waste Disposal Site.
- "The Gift": Her third major role. It is her birthday.
- "The Traitor": She can be seen in one of Gumball's flashbacks.
- "The Girlfriend": She is talking with Sarah in the schoolyard.
- "The Points": Her picture can be seen in the game Gumball plays.
- "The Night": She is one of the students in Juke's nightmare.
- "The Blame": She can be seen at the end of "Books Are Violent."
- "The Slap": She can be seen in the schoolyard.
- "The Fury": She tells Gumball, Darwin and Anais the story of Yuki, and later watches the fight with them.
- "The Compilation": She is seen singing "Nobody's A Nobody."
- "The Scam": She is in Miss Simian's class.
- "The Disaster":
- "The Stories": She listens to Molly's stories in the montage.
- "The Vision": She is seen in the schoolyard and during Alan's speech.
- "The Test": Tobias asks her out in the schoolyard.
- "The Slide": She is seen leaving after school.
- "The Matchmaker": She is seen in class.
- "The Ex": She is in the hallway when Darwin freaks out about his hat.
- "The Sorcerer":
- "The Uncle": She and Teri pass by Gumball when tells Ocho "Marry me."
- "The Weirdo": She receives a weird gift from Sussie and soon throws it away.
- "The Petals": She is in the hallway.
- "The Line":
- Jessica McDonald (USA/UK)
- Ana Elena Bittencourt/Flávia Fontenelle (Brazil)
- Elżbieta Jędrzejewska (Poland)
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- "Masami" is a popular Japanese name, indicating that her family may be of Japanese descent.
- The meaning of the name differs with respect to the kanji characters used, 成 (masa) "become" and 美 (mi) "beautiful."
- She was originally going out with Alan in her first appearance from the early reel.
- In "The Apology," it was revealed that she can vomit rainbows.
- When she is cold she releases snow, as seen in "The Law."
- In "The Storm," it is shown that when she becomes incredibly enraged in a very stormy manner, she can mix the species, sizes, shapes, and colors of other characters. For example:
- Tobias as a yellow flower.
- Ocho with a banana-shaped body.
- Leslie with an 8-bit appearance.
- Banana Joe with Tobias' rainbow colors.
- Principal Brown as a white paper character.
- Teri as a ghost.
- Carrie completely covered in Principal Brown's fur.
- Gumball as a floating head with a tail and without ears.
- Alan with Gumball's body, arms, legs, and ears.
- Her last name is revealed to be Yoshida in "The Gift."
- The same episode reveals that she also has legs.