Lessons in Love primarily revolves around the Main Cast.
The original main cast consists of 10 characters beside Sensei: Ami Arakawa, Ayane Amamiya, Chika Chosokabe, Futaba Fukuyama, Makoto Miyamura, Maya Makinami, Miku Maruyama, Rin Rokuhara, Sana Sakakibara and Yumi Yamaguchi.
The patron release of Version 0.7.0 on September 1st of 2020 added two new Main Cast characters, Molly MacCormack and Tsuneyo Tojo. They marked the first addition to the original cast, totalling their number to 12 beside Sensei. Unlocking them requires a certain progress in the Main Story.
Following Release Version 0.12.0p2 on the first of 2021 both Io Ichimonji and Uta Ushibori were introduced to the main cast. They are part of the $5k pledge goal. Just like Molly and Tsuneyo, it is required to progress the Main Story to unlock them.
List of upcoming Main Cast Characters
As the total pledge reached $5000 on the 18th October 2020, Selebus announced an addition of 8 characters joining the main cast. These consist of Kirin Kanda, Nodoka Nagasawa, Noriko Nakayama, Otoha Okakura, Yasu Yasui. It marks the switch of Kirin to Main Cast, who has been Side Cast before this. They will be progressively added.
- Over the course of the first Chapter, there have been key-events showing the new characters off in the background. They are hard to spot initially.