|Family and Relatives||Tomaru Sawagoe (father)|
Shinichi Shiba (older brother)
Youji Shiba (柴 瑤二 Shiba Youji) is the protagonist of Miss Each Other.
He is the younger brother of Shinichi Shiba. Although Tomaru Sawagoe was his biological father, Youji was apparently unaware of this, knowing Tomaru only as the doctor who examined him in his childhood.
He is a childhood friend of Misao Mori, with whom he attends Aoi Gakuen.
Despite his unscrupulous façade, as well as their constant bickering, Youji cares deeply about Misao. This is emphasized by the fact that he shows no interest in anyone else, even after the events of MEO.
- His given name Youji (瑤二) consists of "jade" (瑤) and "two" (二).
- His surname Shiba (柴) means "brushwood".