Maho Hiyajo (比屋定真帆 Hiyajo Maho?) is Makise Kurisu's senior university associate at the Institute of Neuroscience at Victor Chondria University in the United States. She works as a research assistant to Professor Alexis Leskinen and specializes in neuroscience and artificial intelligence.

As a character she appears in Steins;Gate - Epigraph of the Closed Curve, Steins;Gate - Pandora of Eternal Return, Steins;Gate - Altair at the Apoapsis of Infinity and the drama CDs Epitaxy of the Projected Curved Surface, Pandemia of Artificial Machinery, and Arpeggio of Time Rotation. She is a main character in Steins;Gate 0 visual novel and the anime series.



Hiyajou Maho in full length

A feisty young woman, due to her extremely short stature, she is often mistaken for a child despite being in her twenties. She has long dark-green hair, and mostly wears casual clothes.

Personality Edit

She is aware but is often annoyed every time other people mistake her as a child, unaware of her true age and occupation. In Steins;Gate 0, Based on her interactions with Amadeus Kurisu, she often has quarrels with the real Kurisu although deep inside she holds great respect towards her colleague.

She also develops a close friendship with Rintarou Okabe as well as developing connections with the rest of the Future Gadget Lab members including Moeka Kiryu.


  • In the Epigraph Trilogy Maho ends up wearing mismatched clothing after her belongings burn in a car crash in Steins;Gate: Epigraph of the Closed Curve.
  • She loves Okinawan dishes as depicted in the Pandemia of Artificial Machinery drama CD.
  • Faris theorizes that Maho's family had roots in Okinawa based on her surname.
  • Lab Member 009. Recruited by Okabe in episode 21 of the Steins;Gate 0 anime.