Naru Narusegawa (成瀬川 なる, Narusegawa Naru?) is a fictional character in the Love Hina series by Ken Akamatsu and one of the central characters in the franchise. Known for her fiery temper and tendency to use physical violence to punish central character Keitaro Urashima, she is the first female introduced in the series who is trying to pass the Tokyo University entrance exams. Her studies along with her developing relationship with Keitaro is one of the focal points in the manga and anime. The word Naru means "to become" while her surname Naruse-gawa means "the Naruse River" or possibly "to become a raging river". In Chapter 96, her Hinata-rōshi name became Narusegawa Naru Uemon (成瀨川奈留右衛門). Her Japanese seiyu is Yui Horie and her English voice actor is Dorothy Elias-Fahn.