|Japanese name:||三尋木 咏|
|School:||Fudouyama Elementary School|
|Grade:|| Alumna (Saki)|
4th year elementary school (Shinohayu)
|Debut:||Saki Achiga-hen, Chapter 4|
|Voiced by:||Yuki Matsuoka|
Uta Mihirogi is a color commentator for the inter-high and a professional mahjong player. According to the pro-card, she ranks the 2nd in the Japanese national professional mahjong players ranking. She is also currently the vanguard for the All-Japan team. She is paired with Eri Hariu and they are main commentator team in Saki Achiga Hen episode of side A.
She is a short woman with medium-length brown hair (which frames her face and is tied below her chin) and brown eyes. She wears a red traditional kimono dress with floral patterns. Uta also carries a hand fan with her. She sometimes carries a cat-belt similar to Yuuki Kataoka.
Uta is very knowledgeable but prone to be a bit flighty.
Playing Style / Abilities
Strong enough to be the vanguard on the all-Japan team and make it to the finals of the elementary school national tournament as a 3rd year. She also lead her pro team to a first place finish with overwhelming firepower and gamebreaking Golden Hands. As a kid, Hayari Mizuhara commented on how she has a lot of firepower and wasn't reckless. According to Harue Akado, if Uta is on top late in the game she will play cautious and tend to fold if someone shows signs of a hidden tenpai.
Uta is first shown defeating Hayari Mizuhara in the national elementary championships. She tells her that she is sorry and just got a bit lucky this time.
Children's National Tournament Arc
Uta once again makes the final match and upon entering the arena, is greeted by Shino Shiratsuki. When asked, she tells Shino about her cat-belt and how it's her good luck charm.
Everyone starts off winning quick cheap hands to stall Uta from winning big hands. She then wins big and goes back and forth with Kazumi Zenno for much of the game but usually leads. She nearly ended the game when she hit Kokoro Oroku with a 24000 pt hand but due to atama hana, Kazumi got the win. During the South's third round Shino started to come alive. She battles with Shino the whole
round but loses to a cheap hand from Shino. In the final round Kokoro rons Uta for 24000 pt and wins the match.
National Tournament Arc
The first two rounds Uta provides insight into the matches.
Final Eight Arc
Before the start of the second day matches, Eri begins to worry about the commentating team of Risa Noyori and Misaki Murayoshi. Uta then tells her that Risa is inarticulate and looks angry but is really just excited and that those two get along really well.
National Championship Arc
Uta is selected to call the 5th place game along with Eri. She then helps introduce the participating schools the night before the game. After the vanguard match she says that the point difference isn't as big as she expected but Eri tells her that it's probably due to the to the matches only being half as long.
わからね = "I don't get it"