Chika was a fair-skinned young woman of average height with a slim figure. She had ginger hair that she wore in a wavy bob-cut and dark gray eyes.
After Yuuki ran away with Fumiki, Chika has grown her hair to mid-back length.
Chise strongly resembles Chika.
Chika was once a kind, loving and soft-spoken mother. She tried to protect her daughter from the creatures drawn to her , but all the suffering and stress that this caused her lead her to hate Chise.  She became depressed and likely suicidal. Most of Chise's memories was remembering her mother crying and angry .
Chika was a happy woman with her family, until Yuuki and Fumiki left her and Chise by themselves. Yuuki gave protection to the family from the Neighbors, good and bad that were attracted to Chise, with this gone, the Neighbors plagued the mother and daughter night and day, leaving Chika anguished and exhausted. Chika was originally determined to protect her daughter from the troublesome neighbors, but one day could not endure the stress and suffering of it for any longer. She made an attempt to kill Chise by strangling her in hopes of her ordeal coming to an end, but couldn't bare to do it, she apologized to her daughter before committing suicide by jumping off of a balcony.
Skills and Abilities
Chise's mother is able to see the Neighbors.
- Chapter 42 implies that before meeting Yuuki, Chika had gone through similar things when she was younger but was able to preservere. The stress of dealing with it again along raising Chise was what made her susceptible to her manipulation and near strangulation of her daughter.