Kobayashi Tsubomi (小林つぼみ Kobayashi Tsubomi) is the pen name for HanasakiTsubomi997. She is a Pretty Cure director and writer, best known for the Elemental Pretty Cure series. She has also written many famous songs that feature in her Pretty Cure series, including the openings and endings. Besides being a director, writer and songwriter, Tsubomi is a voice actress and singer.
On the outside, Tsubomi is a friendly and sociable girl who seems to love having fun. However, deep down, she is no party girl. She's actually a very lonely girl, and one of the best students in her grade. She also has a fearsome temper, and although it takes a lot to make her mad, it's best to be wary. She doesn't have many friends, and whenever she attends school, she is known as the shy nerd who prefers her own company. She doesn't really talk much, and can be pretty awkward.
Tsubomi is fair-skinned and has long blonde hair with blue eyes, and wears a pale pink dress with white frills lining the hem, waist and top, as well a slightly darker pink bow on the chest. She also wears white slip-on shoes, a white flower headband with a white bow on it.
Kobayashi (小林) translates to "small forest".
Tsubomi (つぼみ) translates to "bud".