|This article is about a/an ally in Samurai Sentai Shinkenger.|
Mitsuba Hanaori (花織 みつば Hanaori Mitsuba) is Kotoha's older sister. It was Mitsuba who was meant to be the current Shinken Yellow. However, she suddenly became ill and was unable to fulfill her role, leaving Kotoha to take her place for her sake.
Behind the scenes
Mitsuba Hanaori is portrayed by Reika Shigehiro (重廣 礼香 Shigehiro Reika).