Zakuro Fujiwara (藤原 ざくろ, Fujiwara Zakuro
) is the last of the main Mew Mews introduced. As with the others, she first appears at the start of the series, helping rescue Lettuce from bullies at the endangered animal exhibit. She reappears at end of the second volume, when Mint finds a picture of her in a magazine and recognizes her from the museum. When the Mew Mews first meet Zakuro, she seems friendly, but after discovering who they are, she coldly brushes them off. Kish decides to target Zakuro, because she is separated from the others. The Mew Mews come to her aid, and after the battle, Zakuro decides she will make an exception for them and become a part of the team. Infused with the DNA of a Gray Wolf, Zakuro has a wolf tail and ears while in her Mew Mew form, and fights with a whip.
Zakuro is presented as a mature character, who works as a professional model. As her biggest fan Mint effuses, Zakuro has "long, glossy, raven hair" with "dark, intelligent, yet sensitive eyes" and "long, strong and thin legs". During an audition, she is shown being helpful to the new models – the other Mew Mews working undercover – and its stated that she is well-traveled with the ability to speak five languages.
In the anime adaptation, Zakuro's background is more developed, and she is shown to be estranged from her family, having left home two years before. She is depicted as being a Christian, wearing a cross and attending a Christian church.[episode needed
] Junko Noda provides her voice in the anime. In the Mew Mew Power
English adaptation, her name is changed to Renée Roberts and the references to her Christian faith are edited out of the series.[episode needed
] Her voice in the English dub is supplied by Mollie Weaver.
Zakuro Fujiwara is known in Mew Mew Power
as Renee Roberts. She's a famous model in Tokyo. Minto idols Zakuro, to the point of loving her. She's a very serious person and rarely smiles, but she proves time and time again how much she cares for the other Mews. Her age in Tokyo Mew Mew
is 15. She's infused with the Gray Wolf DNA. She fights with a whip ( Zakuro's Whip
) and transforms into a purple wolf.