|Japanese name:||新井 ソフィア|
|School:||Koshigaya Girls' High School|
|Grade:||Third-year high school|
|Debut:||Saki Achiga-hen, Chapter 5|
|Voiced by:||Megumi Nakajima|
Sophia Arai is a third year at Koshigaya Girls' High School. She's half-Canadian, half-Japanese.
Sophia has brown hair tied into pig tails in the back and brown eyes. She wears the standard Koshigaya Girls' uniform. Sophia has darker skin in the manga than in the anime.
Playing Style / Abilities
Though rarely shown, Sophia has enough skill to place second behind Toki Onjouji during the quarterfinals of the national tournament with a positive score. It is hinted that in the second half that she focused more on speed and attack Kuro's weak defenses, allowing her to squeeze by with a point gain.
National Tournament Arc
In her second round match, she was defeated by Toki Onjouji but managed to place second. When her team didn't advance to the next round, she is shown handing a water to Keiko Yagihara in the hall way.
Final Eight Arc
Sophia and her team were also seen after the vanguards' match at the side B semi-finals.