Yayoi Takato is Himeno Awayuki's schoolmate and friend.
Yayoi adores romance novels. She'll often go out of her way to find romance during mundane moments.
Yayoi and Himeno became friends when Himeno transferred to Yayoi's high school. After Yayoi hears what some of the other girls in their class say about Himeno, she chooses to ignore what they say and be her friend anyway.
Once the crisis was over, Yayoi attempted to publish her own novel based on Mr. Tanaka's unrequited love, and had hopes of becoming Kaoru Awayuki's apprentice, though she quickly gave up on the latter when Himeno did not approve.