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|STAGE 3 - Season 1 & 2|
|Occupation(s)||Chairwoman of Higashiyama Entertainment Company|
|Love Interest(s)||Producer Muranishi|
Higashiyama Kaoruko (ひがしやま かおるこ?) (otherwise known as Chairwoman Higashiyama (会長ひがしやま?)) is a minor character in Kirarin Revolution. She has wavy blonde hair that goes a little pass her shoulders and blue eyes. She has a pet alligator named Catherine. Kaoruko is voiced by Naoko Matsui.
Kaoruko is the daughter of the previous chairman of the Higashiyama Entertainment Company, and took over after her father.
Arrogant and cunning, Kaoruko tries to find ways to ruin Tsukishima Kirari's career as an idol. However, after many of her idols became friends with Kirari, Kaoruko became softer and kinder, and began focusing on bringing up proper idols rather than sabotaging Kirari's career.
Producer Muranishi (村西 社長?): Kaoruko seems to secretly like Muranishi, as proven in episode 50 and 71. Therefore, she rivals with Kumoi Kasumi for his affection. Muranishi used to work under Kaoruko's company, but left with Kasumi after she said that "idols are disposable like products".
Kumoi Kasumi (雲井 かすみ?): Kasumi was originally the idol Hoshino Kasumi who worked under Kaoruko's company. However, she left the company with Muranishi to start their own company after Kaoruko said that "idols are disposable like products". They both often compete for Muranishi attention and affection and both are know to dislike each other greatly.
Tsukishima Kirari (月島きらり?): Being arrogant and cunning, Kaoruko tries to find ways to sabotage Kirari's idol career, but always fails in doing so. After many of her company's idols befriend Kirari, Kaoruko gives up on trying to ruin Kirari's career and focuses instead on bringing up proper idols.
"Higashiyama" may refer to a few things; it can refer to the major cultural growth period that occurred in the 15th century, the Emperor of Japan from May 6, 1687 to July 27, 1709, or the Eastern Mountain District of Kyoto City. "Kaoruko" has an unknown meaning.