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- "Ladies and gentlemen, let's Aikatsu!"
– Kaede Ichinose, prior to her entrance in Episode 33
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Kaede Ichinose (一ノ瀬かえで) is a character in the Aikatsu on Parade! series and was one of the main characters in the first season of the Aikatsu! series. She is a student at Starlight School. Kaede is a pop-type idol whose preferred brand is Magical Toy.
Kaede has cropped, curly red hair and rosy-pink eyes. Her hair is usually held together with a silver pin that has a gold diamond. She also usually wears a brown choker and a white bracelet.
Having come from America, Kaede uses a lot of English phrases and has a habit of kissing people she meets on the cheek. She is friendly, energetic and extroverted, as well as extremely brave.
Kaede transferred into Starlight School to become Mizuki's partner in Tristar. A returnee and super idol, Kaede comes from America where she has appeared in many commercials for her father's high-class American sushi chain, "Kaede Sushi" and was a part of a popular idol-based show called "Kids' Club".
- Kaede's fellow Tristar member. Kaede later took Mizuki's Tristar Member Tournament top a notch in order to become in the same unit as she is. Prior to Kaede's first appearance in the anime, the two were already friends.
- Kaede tends to call Ichigo "Strawberry" (the English translation). Kaede is Ichigo's go-to girl, and was Ichigo's influence to visit America.
Kaede (かえで) means 'maple' or 'maple leaf'.
Ichinose (一ノ瀬) is a historical Japanese family name. It is derived from a place's name which means "first river-crossing-point," where se (瀬) means shallows or rapids.
- Her star sign is Sagittarius.
- She is 158 cm tall.
- Her favorite foods are hamburgers and California rolls.
- Her disliked food is Natto.
- Her specialties are dancing and doing magic tricks.
- Her favorite colors are red and orange.
- Kaede is the first main character to have gotten a premium rare coord prior to their debut in the anime.
- She is also the only first-generation main character to have received her premium coord prior to her debut.
- She is the first main character to not have her journey to obtain a Premium Rare shown in present time.
- Despite being a main character, Kaede has the least number of appearances both in anime and performance, mostly only appearing as a background or minor character.
- If one includes the Music Awards as part of the anime, she is the first main character to never be seen using her basic coord.
- She shares her singing voice with Kī Saegusa, who shares her type (Pop) and favored brand (Magical Toy), as well as star sign (Sagittarius).