"I am the blinded justice. I am the tearful camellia. I am the just sword and shield. With blade and guard in hand shall I reap the sorrow of this world, and cleanse it in the fires geniune justice! I am Tsubaki Yayoi. The end has come!In the name of truth.. Repent!"
The 3rd Hierarchical City "Naobi"
47kg (105 lbs)
During the Military Academy, she was close friends with Noel and Makoto. She's described as a straight A student, and has a rather no-nonsense personality. She's very serious and reserved, and is a member of the dignified Yayoi family. By the end of BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger's True Ending, she is assigned by Hazama to kill Noel and Jin. She originally appeared as a non-playable character in the Calamity Trigger Story Mode. In BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, Tsubaki heads to Kagutsuchi to search for Jin Kisaragi and Noel Vermillion.
She uses an Armagus called "Izayoi". Tsubaki's Drive is called "Install" which allows her to charge her attacks. When Tsubaki found Jin, he told her to get rid of Izayoi because it "steals the light from the users eyes", implying it would, after a certain period of time, cause her to go blind.
Tsubaki is revealed to be a fan of Hakumen, going so far as to own all the books and movies based on the exploits of the Six Heroes. In Hakumen's story mode he indirectly reveals that in the past she had been his secretary instead of Noel. While they had more time together he ultimately neglected her for his own exploits. She plead for him to stay when he had left but continued on and she was killed as a result. To remember the mistake he had made, he named one of his attacks in her honor. After her fight with Noel, Hazama tells Tsubaki that because of Noel's continued presence, she took Tsubaki's place as Jin's secretary, relegating Tsubaki herself into assassination tasks. Tsubaki, already slowly losing her sight due to overuse of Izayoi, becomes depressed and angry at Noel believing she stole everything from her (though Hazama left out that Tsubaki would have died anyway in the timeline where she is with Jin). As such, she remains with NOL and Imperator Saya despite Jin already opposing her.