- She first appears wearing the blue Shinsengumi uniform when the "Hanny king" (Imagawa Yoshimoto) visits Kyo.
- She looks sick and seems to be relying on her katana to stand steady.
- She also wears glasses and has an ice bag tied on top of her head.
- During the events of Sengoku Rance, she was tricked into killing Rance but failed, coughing blood instead.
- Her illness was later revealed by 3G to be tuberculosis.
- "Nozomi" is literally known as "hope" or "wish" in japanese.
- Real world reference: wikipedia:Okita Sōji / wikipedia:ja:沖田総司