Natsumi Kato (加藤奈津実 Katou Natsumi, born September 10, 1985 in Chiba-ken, Japan), is one of Ashirogi Muto's assistants, along with Takahama and Ogawa. She is their only female assistant. She has one year of experience with shounen and one of experience with shojo. Takagi is mad because Miuro didn't tell him they would have a female assistant. Since Kato is there, Miyoshi Kaya can stay at their apartment.
Kato has dark hair which she always keeps in pigtail braids. She wears glasses.
Kato is generally a happy girl and is happy about her job as an assistant. She prefers younger men, even harboring a small crush on Mashiro. However she gives up on him when she meets Azuki. She generally gets along with everyone she meets and has good skill in her drawings.
Ashirogi Muto's AssistantEdit
Kato is Ashirogi Muto's assistant for Detective Trap until the manga is cancelled.
When Takahama gets serialized with Business Boy Kenichi she is his assistant until his manga is cancelled.
Aoki Ko's AssistantEdit
After Aoki says she does not want male assistants for her manga A Time of Green Leaves, Kato is suggested as an assistant because BB Kenichi was just cancelled.
Ashirogi Muto's Assistant AgainEdit
After Shun Shiratori left to pursue Rabuta & Peace, and with A Time of Green Leaves soon ending, Kato returns as Ashrogi Muto's assistant again for PCP. When Ashirogi decided to switch PCP to Reversi, Kato stayed up for multiple days along with Moriya and Orihara to help Mashiro get Reversi and PCP finished before their deadline.
|Bakuman Characters |
|Shōnen Jump / Shōnen Jack|
Moritaka Mashiro + Akito Takagi = Muto Ashirogi | Aiko Iwase | Eiji Niizuma | Hino Kunimi | Ikiki Kajiwara | Kazuya Hiramaru | Kisaku Arai | Koji Makaino | Kyoichi Murasaki | Kyotaro Hibiki | Mikihiko Azuma | Nobuhiro Mashiro | Ryu Shizuka | Shigure Yanagi | Shinta Fukuda | Shoyo Takahama | Shun Hanshaki | Shun Shiratori | Takuro Nakai | Toru Nanamine | Yuriko Aoki
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