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- "Do you think you'll go back to being straight if we find more men in Ohio? [...] Then why are we hiding, Magna? Your bigot father is dead. You don't have to hide who you are anymore. See them out there? Those things don't care if you like boys or girls... We left all the bullshit behind when they took over. All they care about is whether or not they get to eat you."
- —Yumiko to Magna about their relationship.[src]
Yumiko is a character first encountered in Issue 127 of Image Comics' The Walking Dead. She is a member of a small group of six people led by Magna trying to survive in the Washington, D.C. area. She is a member of The Militia during the war against The Whisperers.
Nothing is known about Yumiko's life before the outbreak began.
Nothing is known about Yumiko's life post-apocalypse besides the fact that she began traveling with Magna around the Washington D.C. area. After they came across the herd being led by Jesus, Yumiko and her group return to Alexandria with him to meet with Rick.
Along with the rest of the group, Yumiko is interviewed by Andrea and then debates about the group's next move against Alexandria. She's present when Magna meets Negan and is present when the group subdues Andrea and demands answers.
Yumiko learns of the group's history along with the rest of her group.
Yumiko is present at the Alexandria meeting when Rick announces his plan to form a military to combat the Whisperers and cheers for him.
Yumiko is seen with the rest of the Militia shooting roamers to practice for the war with the Whisperers. She does well while Vincent almost dies. She returns back to Alexandria Safe-Zone.
She is alongside the Militia when they save Michonne and Aaron and go after Beta.
Yumiko is seen with the rest of the militia while planning for the battle on the outskirts of Alexandria Safe-Zone, and a few more times during the fight.
Yumiko helps some survivors bringing the walkers to the ocean nearby Oceanside.
Then Yumiko helps Andrea to save Eugene from the walkers.
When Andrea was bitten and goes to Alexandria, Yumiko and Magna say goodbye and she supports Rick alongside the other his friends.
Yumiko is seen heading out of Alexandria with Michonne, Eugene, Siddiq, and Magna. Later in the trip it is revealed that Magna and Yumiko have begun a romantic relationship. Yumiko and company later make it to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where they met Juanita Sanchez and will later get caught by the Commonwealth.
Yumiko and the group meet and are questioned by Lance Hornsby, who take them to the Commonwealth.
Yumiko and the group later met with Sebastian Milton and he flirts with Yumiko. She turns him down causing Sebastian to get rough with Yumiko, he shoves Magna to the ground. Enraged, Princess tries to attack him.
Yumiko talks to Magna, who's worried that a conflict with the Commonwealth is imminent.
This list shows the victims Yumiko has killed:
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- "You think your parents' ghosts are going to disown you?"
- —Yumiko to Magna about hiding their relationship. [src]
As they have been traveling together for what can be assumed is a matter of months, if not much longer. Yumiko seems to care and respects Magna for her leadership. By Issue 170, they appear to be in a relationship, by Issue 172 it is confirmed. As Yumiko announces to Michonne, Siddiq, Eugene, and Juanita Sanchez, that they are gay.
Yumiko and Luke had a good relationship. They traveled together before Alexandria. She has sad when Luke was killed by the Whisperers, and one of the main reasons why she joined the Militia; to get revenged for what they did to him.
- "To all of us."
- —Yumiko to Andrea, telling her goodbye.[src]
Yumiko and Andrea have a rough relationship. This is shown when Magna and her group, including Yumiko, attacked Andrea as she enters her home. By Issue 133, their relationship appears to have stabilized, as Andrea offers to get her and her group coffee. In Issue 167, Yumiko is very sadden for Andrea's demise and agrees with Magna that she has been very kind with her and her friends.
- "Yumi (弓)" means "a bow" in Japanese, which is Yumiko's weapon of choice.
- Magna and Yumiko are the first lesbian couple to appear in the Comic Series.