Zara smiling
 Nationality Malaysian
 Title(s) Princess of Sacred Hearts Primary School (alongside Emilia, Sofia and Qistina)
• Characteristics•
 Blood Type A[1]
 Gender Female
 Age 11
 D.O.B. June 28[3]
 Hair Color Purple
 Eye Color Purple
 Height 144cm
• Professional Status•
 Affiliation Sacred Hearts Primary School
 Previous Affiliation Red Roses (Pop band; alongside Sofia and Qistina)
 Occupation Student
• Personal Status•
 Status Alive
 Civil Status Single
 Love Interest(s) Richard (possible love interest on her side)
 Allies Sofia, Qistina, Candy JEM, Richard (possible love interest on her side)
 Enemies Candy JEM (former enemies turned allies)
• Others•
 Like(s) Hanging out with her friends, being friends with Sofia, singing[4], Japanese cuisine[5]
 Dislike(s) Sofia's arrogance, spicy food[6]
 Alignment Bad, later good
 Goal(s) To help Sofia overcome her vanity
To become a journalist in the future
• Debuts•
 Comics Reaching For The Stars: Friendship

Zara is a minor character and a former antagonist of the Candy Series. She made her debut in Reaching for the Stars: Friendship. Zara is one of the school's 'princesses ' along with Qistina, Sofia and Emilia.


Early Life

Zara's early life is currently unknown.

Reaching For The Stars: Friendship

Style with Substance: Savvy

Happy Holidays!: Travel

Season of Blossoms: Growing Up

My Little Secret: Privacy

Little Ladies: Courtesy

Keeping You Waiting: Time Management

Dreams Take Flight: Ambition

Tiny Terror: Manners

A Class Effort: Leadership

On Our Own: Self-Reliance

Rules of Popularity: Reputation

Spick & Span: Cleanliness

Memory Mishap: Road Safety

When an amnesiac Joni asked Miss Miyuki where is her seat, Zara was seen puzzled alongside Sofia and Qistina.


Zara is an 11-year-old tween around average height. She has purple eyes and hair that is often tied up into a ponytail. Similar to other characters, Zara consistently changes her clothes.


Zara is a cheerful girl from a great background. But sometimes that part of Zara was not shown much. She only tend to smile when around Richard. Sofia did not like Zara to be fooled, so she rarely smiles or being happy around Sofia. Like Sofia, Zara also liked to buy things





Candy JEM

Love Interests


See Riczara.


Mental Intellect

Zara displayed mental intellect when she made it to the 11th to 20th position in class during book 10.[7]

Other Media

Candy Careers Card Game 1.0 and 2.0

Zara, along with many other characters, are depicted and designed in several cards as performing different types of occupations. She is depicted as:

  • Ticket Seller
  • Make-up Artist

Candy Cuties

Zara, along with all characters from Candy Series are featured in the spin-off Candy Cuties series. Zara appears in:

  • Candy Cuties Vol.1
  • Candy Cuties Vol.2
  • Candy Cuties Vol.3
  • Candy Cuties Vol.8
  • Candy Cuties Vol.10
  • Candy Cuties Vol.11


  • In Dreams Take Flight: Ambition, it was revealed that Zara's ambition is to become a journalist.[8]
  • According to the official 2018 Candy Series Fanbook:
    • Zara's blood type is A.
    • Zara's birthday is on June 28, hence making her a Cancer.
    • Zara's hobby is singing.
    • Positive traits of Zara include her caring nature towards her friends, kindness and gentleness (although she can get very scary when she is angry).
    • Negative traits of Zara include her tendency to being bullied easily and lack of personal opinions.
    • Zara's family consists of her father, mother, older sister and younger sister.
    • Zara's favorite food is Japanese cuisine while her least favorite food is spicy food.
    • Zara's strongest subjects are English, Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese while her weakest subject is history.
    • Zara joins the singing club in her school.
    • Zara's personal stats are:
Physical Strength


  1. Zara's blood type in Fanbook's Character Stats, see Trivia
  2. Zara's birthdate in Fanbook's Character Stats, see Trivia
  3. Zara's birthdate in Fanbook's Character Stats, see Trivia
  4. Zara's hobbies in Fanbook's Character Stats, see Trivia
  5. Zara's favorite food in Fanbook's Character Stats, see Trivia
  6. Zara's least favorite food in Fanbook's Character Stats, see Trivia
  7. Top of the Class: Academics, page 22
  8. Dreams Take Flight: Ambition, page 48


Protagonists MiaEmiliaJoni
Antagonists SofiaLilyJaneSeraNoraJoshuaMr. ChanDerekDerek's Wingmen
Male Supporting Characters MikaelSteveIrwinCharlesCoreyAntoneAimoneJulianJamesDennisSeanNathan, Newton and NelsonNormanNoelBobbyAnthonyAndrewEdwardRichardHarryJacobPeterAsukaGarryMr. OuyangMr. LiuMarcusDaveC-DaigonAlanMr. Christopher RobinsonNedMr. ChengHeadmasterMr. ForestElite Minds Academy HeadmasterMr. SilasHanselMr. ShunMaster FangMr. SongZachKunderaColin
Female Supporting Characters ZaraQistinaCarmenMiyukiMrs. LawsonMrs. OuyangJaneSusiePaulineAlexandraCarlyNinaNancyVaniRobinMrs. Zhang (Mia's mother)IrisMrs. LiuRoseMrs. WangMrs. Zhang (Norman's mother)Mrs. KwekJadeMrs. ChenMiss LeeAyakoCeciliaAmiraPennyAriel
Character Groups Mia's SiblingsNorman's GrandparentsRich TwinsTriplet BulliesSofia's BulliesGuys Generation
Non-humans Candy MeowHamletBunbunBonnieToro
Minor Characters
Male Characters BobbyJamesPeterMarcusAlanAndrewDennisHamletMr. ChengSeanMr. OuyangEdwardJoshuaMr. LiuMr. ForestAimoneDaveJacobNoelNathan, Newton and NelsonNedMr. ChanMr. Christopher RobinsonGarryAsukaMr. SilasHanselDerekDerek's WingmenMarcusC-DaigonHeadmasterElite Minds Academy HeadmasterMr. ShunMaster FangMr. SongZachKunderaColin
Female Characters LilyIrisMrs. OuyangJadeMrs. Zhang (Norman's mother)Mrs. WangZaraQistinaSeraNoraSusiePaulineMrs. Zhang (Mia's mother)NinaNancyMrs. KwekVaniRobinRoseMrs. ChenMrs. LiuAyakoMiss LeeCarlyCeciliaAmiraPennyAriel
Character Groups Mia's SiblingsNorman's GrandparentsRich TwinsSofia's BulliesTriplet BulliesGuys Generation
Non-humans HamletBunbunBonnieToro