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Jyushimatsu Matsuno

(松野 十四松)

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Jyushimatsu as he appears in the 2015 anime.



Blood type


Date of birth

May 24

1966 VA

Mie Azuma

1988 VA

Naoko Matsui, Rica Matsumoto (common understudy, see "Voice" section for more information)

2015 VA

Daisuke Ono

English VA

Michael Sinterniklaas

Jyushimatsu Matsuno (松野十四松 Matsuno Jūshimatsu) is a character in the series Osomatsu-kun. He is one of the sextuplets.

His name derives from 十姉妹 (jyushimatsu), the Japanese name for the Bengalese finch. However, besides being spelled with the kanji for "pine" (松), the characters for "fourteen" (十四) are also substituted.

His place in the order of the sextuplets was ambiguous and not of importance in early media, other than leaving him assumed to be the youngest brother at times due to falling last in some orders.

However, he has been established as the second-youngest son in recent works, most notably his counterpart in the 2015-2016 spinoff Osomatsu-san


In Akatsuka's original manga settings, Jyushimatsu is listed as the quiet sextuplet, gentler and a bit more reserved in comparison to the other five. However, later official descriptions by Fujio Pro instead characterize him as the loudest, noisy and talkative brother, and able to sing as well as his namesake.

The CR Osomatsu-kun pachinko game takes from both of these descriptions, attempting to resolve any contradictions by saying that he has a quiet personality but loves to sing.

Personality & Characteristics

Child (-kun)

Kid sextuplet

Jyushimatsu as a child.


Jyushimatsu's appearance differs very little, if at all, from that of his brothers.

In the Takeshobo reprints, he was assigned purple as a theme color and even appears wearing it on a cover. However, for the April Fools' joke on the Osomatsu-san website, the -kun era Jyushimatsu was assigned green.


Jyushimatsu is a kinder, friendly, and thoughtful type of boy, tending to avoid roughness if he can and crying easily. But this does not mean he is never complicit in fights and trouble, and he can participate in plenty mischief and unreasonable pranks (such as creating pitfalls, or putting dandruff in shaved ice). He can also be a bit eccentric in such ways. Out of the savings the brothers hold, he is consistently in possession of 14 yen.

As he is fairly obedient, he can be easily coaxed into a situation by his brothers. Unfortunately, this obedience also makes him very gullible and weak to others' harm. At times, he'll wind up late for a plan as he'll instead take part in actions that seem natural to him. In the story "Our Rooms are Cool", he confesses to Iyami that he's insecure of not standing out among the sextuplets (as his name "is never called first"), with his presence being the weakest and him becoming weary of the world.

In Iyami's first formal appearance, he can't get Jyushimatsu's name right and instead refers to him by Jyunimatsu ("twelve matsu").

Adult (-san)

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Jyushimatsu's casual wear (as seen in Osomatsu-san)


He is usually seen with his mouth wide open, smiling, with his tongue visible. He also has one cowlick. In the first episode of Osomatsu-san, he wears a white shirt, black tie, blue blazer, grey trousers and black shoes. In the other episodes, he is usually seen wearing a yellow hoodie (which sleeves are longer than his arms), blue shorts and white socks. At home, he wears yellow slippers.

In Episode 9B: Jyushimatsu Falls in Love, when Jyushimatsu is shown crying, his tongue is represented by a broken heart, rather than a full one like usual.


Jyushimatsu is the strange one and the most child-like of the Matsuno brothers. He is generally happy, energetic and over-excited almost all the time, and is rarely seen in a serious state. According to Ichimatsu, Jyushimatsu also has trouble blending in with other people due to his extreme child-like personality.

Despite this, Jyushimatsu is seen as the kindest among the sextuplets, as evidenced when he worked the hardest to look for Ichimatsu's lost cat, and has a closer relationship with Ichimatsu than his other brothers.

In Episode 11: Christmas Osomatsu-san, it is established that, according to Osomatsu, Jyushimatsu makes it a point to stay up and wait for Santa every Christmas, and has done so since he was a child.



As a child (-kun)

In situations where only two brothers go off on mischief or they are divided into pairs, he most commonly is seen with this one, totaling approximately 8 times throughout the manga's publication (in instances where both names can be confirmed).

Featured chapters (manga):

  • "A Large and Dispirited Circus" (ショボクレ大サーカス)
  • "Where Did the New Years' Card Go?" (どこへいくのか年賀状)
  • "A Seaside Tummy Song" (おなかがうたう浜辺のうた)
  • "Chibita! Be a Child of Dekapan!" (チビ太!デカパンの子どもになれ)

Featured episodes (1966):

Featured episodes (1988):

  • 14 (fight with each other, believing the other to be aliens)
  • 16 (both run past Matsuzo, squealing)
  • 19 (reading a manga together)
  • 20 (as part of a trio with Choromatsu, spotting the mosquito pool)
  • 24 (standing by each other as Todomatsu asks Iyami where Osomatsu and Choromatsu are)
  • 39 (both fall into shark moat)
  • 40 (Ichimatsu announces that he chooses Jyushimatsu as his shift partner)
  • 53 (as part of a trio with Karamatsu; these three have to remain at home and don't get to travel to the golf game)
  • 59 (the two guard the gate to Iyami's hideout)
  • 61 (hide in a pipe together and pop out to scare Chibita)
  • 84 (as part of a triplet group with Karamatsu in the Mito Komon parody)


As children (-kun)

Featured appearances (manga):

  • "Everyone Hates Osomatsu" (おそ松ばかりがなぜきらわれる)
  • "Try Tracing the Source of a Fight" (けんかのもとをたどってみれば)- Karamatsu attacks Jyushimatsu for letting Chibita get away with their goldfish
  • "The Sextuplets vs. the Great Gang of Japan" (六つ子対大ニッポンギャング)

Featured episodes (1966):

Featured episodes (1988):

  • 5 (run out after each other)
  • 6 (the two don't believe Osomatsu and Choromatsu about the "ghost")
  • 10 (sitting together along with Todomatsu, crying over a sick Osomatsu)
  • 15 (order Chibita to massage them)
  • 19 (Karamatsu attempts to get Jyushimatsu and Osomatsu to stop their fight)
  • 21 (the two can be heard discussing Chibita's collapse at the end)
  • 26 (the two spy on their dad attempting to get cigarettes)
  • 28 (Karamatsu asks Jyushimatsu if he might even have the can opener)
  • 58 (the two fight over who'll get to see Dekapan)
  • 60 (Jyushimatsu is unsure if Karamatsu would be able to beat up Chibita)
  • 81 (the two notice how shabby the hospital room is)


As children (-kun)

Featured appearances (manga):

  • "It's All Fine Until You Take Off His Hat"
  • "The Monthly Salary was Lost"

Featured episodes (1966):

Featured episodes (1988):

  • 10 (they and Karamatsu can be seen crying over a sick Osomatsu; Jyushimatsu and Todomatsu later express anger about Iyami trying to kill their brother)
  • 15 (the two and Osomatsu appear in a brief reaction shot to Iyami wanting to take a bath)
  • 19 (Todomatsu and Jyushimatsu call out in concern for their parents when their bodies swap back; Todomatsu later asks Jyushimatsu if he thinks they all swapped bodies too, but Jyushimatsu points out they all look the same)
  • 39 (as part of the soba-selling trio with Choromatsu)
  • 71 (as part of the "mom team" with Choromatsu)


As children (-kun)

Featured chapters (manga):

  • "This Heavy Weight of Chibita is Trouble" (チビ太のおもりはチビしいよ)- Choromatsu takes over the babysitting duties from Jyushimatsu. Jyushimatsu later passes out on the 3rd floor of a building, and gets hit over the head by Choromatsu, who scolds him for lacking discipline.
  • "Look for the Cat with the Protruding Navel" (デベソのネコをさがせ)- They leave fish out to find a cat, but Chibita eats the fish.
  • "Chibita Wants a Brother" (チビ太はほしいおにいさん)- Jyushimatsu passes the "big brother" duty of taking care of Chibita to Choromatsu.
  • "Try Tracing the Source of a Fight" (けんかのもとをたどってみれば)- Choromatsu bullies and hits Jyushimatsu to order him around (after he himself is pushed around by Osomatsu).

Featured episodes (1966):

Featured episodes (1988):

  • 20 (tell Osomatsu to hit the watermelon bomb)
  • 28 (Choromatsu passes responsibility of the can opener to Todomatsu)
  • 29 (Choromatsu hits Todomatsu in hopes of collecting insurance money from Iyami)
  • 32 (Choromatsu scolds Todomatsu for holding Totoko's hand)
  • 33 (Choromatsu and Todomatsu are seen playing catch at the circus)
  • 39 (as part of the soba delivery trio with Jyushimatsu)
  • 45 (as part of a trio with Osomatsu; Todomatsu is later taken out of the ski race in an accident)
  • 48 (cleaning the temple as part of a trio with Ichimatsu)
  • 52 (Choromatsu and Todomatsu ride a tank to fire at Iyami)
  • 53 (as part of a trio with Osomatsu)
  • 58 (drag Osomatsu underwater so that Choromatsu can take his place)
  • 71 (as part of the "mom team" with Jyushimatsu)
  • 60 (Todomatsu keeps count of how Choromatsu keeps striking out at baseball)
  • 84 (as part of a trio with Osomatsu)


As children (-kun)

Featured chapters (manga):

  • "A Severe and Disgusting Discipline" (これはきびしい いやみなしつけ)
  • "Let's Disappear for 10 Yen" (10円だしてきえましょう)
  • "The Contents of the Head Have Been Replaced" (おつむの中身がいれかわる)

Featured episodes (1966):

Featured episodes (1988):

  • 7 (Jyushimatsu suspects Osomatsu of stealing his milk)
  • 15 (the two send Chibita away)
  • 19 (the two get into a fight)
  • 23 (the salt-shaker incident)
  • 46 (the two are defeated by Chibita kicking them down)


Osomatsu-kun (manga)

"Osomatsu-kun Grows Up"

25 years after the events of -kun, another idea of an adult setting is detailed in this Big Comic advertisement for Sapporo Black beer.

Jyushimatsu, now 35, has been employed as a doctor and can be differentiated by his Chaplin-style mustache. However, Osomatsu believes that he isn't that good of a doctor, since he was unable to save their father from choking on a fish bone. Jyushimatsu retorts that it was Todomatsu's fault for selling him the fish with the bone, but Todomatsu directs the blame to Choromatsu.

Although Osomatsu is specified to be single out of the group of brothers, Jyushimatsu's marital status is left ambiguous (along with that of Choromatsu and Todomatsu).

Foreign Names

Note: Full names in other Southeast Asian dubs are listed in the Eastern standard order.

Jyushimatsu appears with these names in dubbing and translations of the franchise outside of Japan.

Language Name Origin
Cantonese (Hong Kong) Songye Liusong (松野六松) "Matsuno Rokumatsu"; "Sixth Pine" as he fell sixth in the original role-call.
Korean Yuk Bindung (육빈둥) Given name Bindung means "hollow"; surname means "Six".

The renaming in Korea only applies to the -kun dub aired there; his name is retained in the -san dub aired in 2016.


Voice Acting

Jyushimatsu, along with Osomatsu, was one of the few sextuplets to have a solitary voice in the 1966 anime. He was consistantly portrayed by Mie Azuma throughout the episodes.

In the 1988 anime, he was voiced by Naoko Matsui, as a secondary role to her major one of Totoko. On some occasions, Matsui was either busy voicing Totoko or unavailable for another reason, leading the Jyushimatsu role to be handed off to another actress temporarily for a line or for all his dialogue in a script. In such circumstances, it was usually Rica Matsumoto who handled Jyushimatsu, though Mari Mashiba and Megumi Hayashibara could also be heard infrequently.

These episodes display such instances:

  • "The Genius Iyami's Morphing Drug!" (Hayashibara is heard twice within the karashi sequence, making her seem to be the unaccounted-for Jyushimatsu)
  • "Chibita Became a Mama" (either Mashiba or Matsumoto, in a line where Jyushimatsu thinks Osomatsu stole their milk. This is due to Matsui being Totoko in the same part)
  • "The Shinigami Salesman of Hell" (Matsumoto for a brief line, due to Matsui being needed for Totoko)
  • "The Contents of the Head Have Been Replaced" (Matsumoto in his final line, due to Matsui being Totoko in the next scene)
  • "Great Detective! Hatabō" (Matsumoto)
  • "Iyami's Body is Full of Germs" (Matsumoto)
  • "A Dinosaur Egg Omelette!" (Matsumoto, due to Matsui voicing Ichimatsu beforehand. However, this may also be due to both verses in the script being accidentally marked "Choromatsu", and the Spanish dub had Choromatsu speak twice due to this, even if the lines were mimed by two different boys.)
  • "Hatabō is an Ally of Justice" (Matsumoto or Mashiba, for a line)
  • "Iyami's Bogus Beach House" (Hayashibara, Matsumoto, Mashiba)
  • "A Fake Doctor Makes an Easy Profit" (Matsumoto)

Though Yui Shoji covered all the brothers in the 2012 SanThree pachinko game, Matsui would briefly reprise as both Jyushimatsu and Totoko for the 2017 -kun pachislot game.

In Osomatsu-san, Jyushimatsu is voiced by Daisuke Ono in all of his ages and incarnations.


Main article: Jyushimatsu/Gallery

Episode Appearances

1966 Anime

Jyushimatsu/1966 Anime Episode Appearances

1988 Anime

Jyushimatsu/1988 Anime Episode Appearances

2015 Anime

Jyushimatsu/Osomatsu-san Episode Appearances


  • Like the other sextuplets and members of the Matsuno family, his surname was initially not set in place and had appeared early on as Yamano. By 1964, it would be set as Matsuno, along with his birthday of May 24th.