Aunt Yurika (ゆりか, yurika) is the aunt and guardian of Utena Tenjou, She only appears in the manga, and is never mentioned in the anime or movie. She raises Utena after her parents' death, and tries to raise her right. She introduces her coworker, Wakaouji Aoi, to Utena. Utena mistakes him for her prince, and is hurt upon discovering her aunt has a relationship with him. When Utena realizes he is not her prince, she heads out to Ohtori Academy.
Yurika is deeply caring of Utena, and wants the best for her. She is also involved in her work, even traveling to Amsterdam for a big project. She is romantically involved with coworker Wakaouji Aoi. Utena walks in on them kissing, and is hurt. Overall, Yurika is a caring, loving guardian to Utena.