Pararakelse is a tropical island located in the South Pacific near the international date line next to Molmol.
Estimated to be near the epicentre of what was once an empire centred on the worship of turtles, Pararakelse has become the focus of Noriyasu Seta's dream of discovering the ancient Turtle Civilization.

Keitaro first came here when he believed he had failed the Tokyo University Exam for the fourth time, trying to escape from his old life he took a ship that he believed was going north, but it was actually going to a tropical tourist attraction to the south.
Falling overboard, Keitaro washed ashore on Parakelelese where he ran into Noriyasu Seta who then offered him to be his assistant while he ran an excavation on the island. Sending a fax back to Hinata House saying that he was in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Keitaro's sudden trip was ill-received, with Naru embarking to bring him back. After discovering that both Naru and Keitaro had passed the Tokyo University entrance exams, the remaining Hinata House residents also embarked to Pararakelse to get Keitaro back to Japan before he misses the university acceptance deadline.



Location Design


The opening shot of Pararakelse Island where Keitaro washes ashore is based on the appearance of "Bird Island" in Saipan.


Other Appearances


A.I. Love You

The main cast of A.I. Love You appears on Pararakelse Island at the same resort where Naru, Keitaro and Mutsumi celebrate their acceptance into Tokyo University in a promotional image for the series' re-release in 2003.


  • The part where Keitaro gets trapped on a "desert island" is based on an episode of Doraemon. Doraemon is a great influence for Akamatsu.
  • While in the manga Naru travels to Pararakelse via passenger airplane, in the anime Spring Special, Naru has Kentaro Sakata take her there in his special multi-conversion vehicle.
  • Noriyasu Seta repeatedly has problems pronouncing the full name of the island.
  • While it is not the only area that the species is located, Hot Springs Turtles are found in abundance on the island; with numerous nests and migrating swarms orbiting the island.
  • The image of Hot Springs Turtles also appears on various Pararakelse merchandise; including shirts and underwear.

Locations and Events
Locations and Landmarks 2nd Balloon Cafe3rd Balloon CafeAsahidake RopewayBeach Café HinataBooks KinokuniyaDoctor's ClinicForbidden AnnexHarajukuHigh-class RestaurantHinata AquariumHinata CaféHinata CineplexHinata General HospitalHinata HouseHinata LakeHinata MountainsHinata ParkHinata RestaurantHinata Royal SuitesHinata StationHinata UniversityHinoshima HotelHoneymoon TodaiHotel ResortKagoshima HotelKanagawa NeverlandKendo ClubKiyomizu TempleKoiwai RanchKyoto HotelKyoto StationKyoto UniversityLove HotelMorioka ArcadeMount FujiMount ZaoMura SakeMutsumi’s ApartmentNarita International AirportNarusegawa ResidenceNaru's High SchoolOtohime ResidencePararakelse DesertPararakelse OasisSasaki SeminarShibuyaShinmei-ryu DojoShinobu's High SchoolStarbook CoffeeStudio AkamatsuTaisetsuzan National ParkTakemoto HotelThe Fancy MadamTodai RuinsTokyo International Exhibition CenterTokyo StationTokyo UniversityTori BowlUrashima Confectionary StoreUsagi to Kame Waseda UniversityYamanote LineYukemori BridgeZao Onsen
Cities and Countries Easter IslandHinoshimaHokkaidoJapanMolmolOkinawaPararakelse Island
HakodateHinataKagoshimaKyotoMoriokaMutsumi's HometownNagoyaNaraNemuroSendaiTokyoWakkanai
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