Jasminka Antonenko (ヤスミンカ・アントネンコ) is a character in Little Witch Academia who made her debut in Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade. She is a student at Luna Nova Magical Academy who, alongside her roommates Amanda and Constanze, being one of the academy's misfits where in her case, a troublesome girl who eats sweets and snacks during classes and steals food.
Jasminka is a significantly tall girl who measures between 5'5" and 5'6".
She has long, pale pink hair that extends to the waist and is divided into two braids tied with peach-colored bows. Most of the time, her eyes are barely open, but they're shown to have a dark brown color in close-ups.
Her standard school uniform in Luna Nova Academy consists of a dark blue sleeveless jacket with two buttons in the center and a skirt of the same color. She wears a white shirt underneath and a tie of the same tone of blue on her shirt near her neck.
When Jasminka is not dressed in her Luna Nova uniform, she is seen wearing a turquoise nightgown that reaches up to her knees.
She shows a very cheerful and sweet personality from the first moment she is observed interacting with her new friends. She can always be seen eating many sweets and desserts and would even be willing to share them with anyone, as seen during the film The Enchanted Parade.
Jasminka keeps her personality cheerful in various types of situations and tries to encourage the group in various circumstances. She is shown to be very close to her teammates and even hugged them after inspired by Akko reconciling with her friends.
Abilities and Equipment
Jasminka has great strength and has no problem in loading and carrying several objects, as she carries big bags of goodies during the shopping of the parade preparations in The Enchanted Parade. In anime series proper, her immense physical strength and her eating habit was attributed to her accidental consumption of a Hunger Faery when she was a child.
As with her peers, Jasminka is skillful with magic. She can use her wand to cast spells such as Graviton Omega Spell to inflate her body in large proportions for weighting things or curling up into a ball and roll over, simulate telekinetic force to move objects without touching them, and easily maneuver her Magic Broom. She always brings food with her and uses them as an element of distraction as shown in the fight against the rowdy children at the end of The Enchanted Parade.
She is highly skilled at Culinary Magic, as mentioned by Akko and shown in "Orange Submariner".
- As shown in her early concept art during the development of The Enchanted Parade, Jasminka's early design greatly contrasted that of the final version, as it depicted her with slender, almost skinny body and straight long hair that reaches her hips. She also the tallest of her group and has somewhat different facial design.
- Also, Jasminka's working name at that time was Tatiana.
- "Jasminka" is a Slavic diminutive form of "Jasmina", which in turn is the Croatian, Serbian, Slovene and Macedonian feminine form of "Jasmin" meaning "Jasmine". It is derived from Persian یاسمن (yasamen).