This is a list of all of the characters in A Place Further Than the Universe.
High School Girls
"Kimari" Mari Tamaki - Kimari wanted to make the most of her youth, and seized her chance to go on an amazing adventure.
Shirase Kobuchizawa - Shirase's mother was lost in Antarctica on a previous expedition. Shirase became obsessed with going there in order to bring closure to her feelings over the loss.
Hinata Miyake - Hinata left high school for personal reasons, and completed her studies on her own. She was ready to do something exciting before having to concentrate on college entrance exams.
Yuzuki Shiraishi - A child actor, Yuzuki's manager arranged for her to go to Antarctica as part of her career as an entertainer.
Megumi Takahashi - Kimari's childhood friend and confidant
Antarctic Expedition Crew
Kanae Maekawa - Vice commander of the Antarctic expedition
Gin Tōdō - Commander of the Antarctic expedition. She was a close friend of Shirase's mother Takako.
Takako Kobuchizawa - Shirase's mother, and best friend of expedition leader Gin Tōdō
Yumiko Samejima - Head cook
Chiaki Mukai - Captain of expedition ship Penguin Manju Go
Toshio Zaizen - Communications officer
Dai Himi - Construction leader
Nobue Todoroki - Geologist
Yume Sasaki - Astronomer
Honami Yasumoto - Microbiologist
Other Supporting Characters
Tamiko Shiraishi - Yuzuki's mother and manager
Rin Tamaki - Kimari's younger sister
Convenience store manager
- Yoko Tamaki - Kimari and Rin's mother. Unnamed in the credits, but her name can be seen on the permission form.
- Kimari's father (unnamed)