- "Played like a damn fiddle!"
Ruka Oshida (押田ルカ) is a supporting character in Girls und Panzer das Finale.
Oshida is an average-sized girl with shoulder length fluffy-messy blond hairs and blue eyes. She is seen wearing BC Freedom's sensha-dō uniform inside matches and the schoolgirl one outside.
She is seen to be quite hot-blooded and somewhat condescending and arrogant toward Examination faction students especially her "frenemy" Andou, however she is capable to put her animosity aside to achieve victory. She is also very loyal to her commander Marie being from the same faction often having to look after her.
While supposed reprensenting BC Freedom's higher class she seems to quite neglectent on her appearance, like fiddling with her hairs making them messy and sometimes have wardrobe malfunctions oftenly arguing with Andou on this subject.
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She is seen participating to several trainings alongside Andou undergo by Marie, such as fighting each other on who's is the best qualified to protect Marie's tank which ended as a tie or she is forced to cooperate with her frenemy against Marie where they ended both destroyed.
During Yukari's infiltration, she is seen among many students fighting each other (especially with Andou). While the fight is real it is also accentuated in order to fool spies making believe the two BC Freedom factions are unable to cooperate. She keeps fighting and arguing with Andou from the tournament bracket lottery until the greetings before the match.
During the Winter Continuous Track Cup first round match against Ooarai Girls Academy, she commanded an ARL 44 with the distinctive "Blue Clubs" also leading a platoon of another three ARLs. First making think to their opponent that they let the flag tank apparently defenseless, she in reality reunites with Andou's SOMUA platoon and assault Ooarai's tank on the bridge, after a fierce firefight and Ooarai escaping the bridge, she and her platoon is forced to retreat due to Leopon Team storming their back. She is last seen in formation singing the Chant de l'Oignon with her teammates.
- Her character and appearance is based on the character Oscar Francois de Jarjayes from the manga Rose of Versailles.
- The fact that Oshida is part of the Escalator faction, BC Freedom's upper class, echoes her situation in the manga as Oscar is part of the French nobility.
- Oshida's protective behavior toward Marie is a reference to Oscar who was tasked upon her arrival in the French Court to protect the dauphine Marie-Antoinette.
- While never fully named, her first name appears on some merchandising products.
- She shares with Andou, a friend/enemy (or frenemy) relationship. As there is as much animosity as friendship between them.
- Main article: Ruka Oshida/Gallery
|Ooarai Girls High School||Anglerfish Team||Miho Nishizumi ♦ Saori Takebe ♦ Hana Isuzu ♦ Yukari Akiyama ♦ Mako Reizei|
|Duck Team||Noriko Isobe ♦ Taeko Kondou ♦ Shinobu Kawanishi ♦ Akebi Sasaki|
|Hippo Team||Erwin ♦ Caesar ♦ Saemonza ♦ Oryou|
|Rabbit Team||Azusa Sawa ♦ Aya Oono ♦ Ayumi Yamagou ♦ Yuuki Utsugi ♦ Karina Sakaguchi ♦ Saki Maruyama|
|Turtle Team||Anzu Kadotani ♦ Momo Kawashima ♦ Yuzu Koyama|
|Mallard Team||Midoriko Sono ♦ Moyoko Gotou ♦ Nozomi Konparu|
|Leopon Team||Satoko Nakajima ♦ Hoshino ♦ Suzuki ♦ Tsuchiya|
|Anteater Team||Nekota ♦ Momoga ♦ Piyotan|
|Shark Team||Ogin ♦ Murakami ♦ Cutlass ♦ Flint ♦ Rum|
|Miscellanous||Taiga Ou ♦ Sadoka ♦ Mazoe|
|St. Gloriana Girls High School||Darjeeling ♦ Orange Pekoe ♦ Assam ♦ Rosehip ♦ Rukuriri ♦ Nilgiri ♦ Vanilla ♦ Cranberry ♦ Earl Grey|
|Saunders Girls High School||Kay ♦ Alisa ♦ Naomi ♦ Helmet-Chan|
|Anzio Girls High School||Anchovy ♦ Carpaccio ♦ Pepperoni ♦ Amaretto ♦ Gelato ♦ Panettone|
|Pravda Girls High School||Katyusha ♦ Nonna ♦ Klara ♦ Nina ♦ Alina|
|Kuromorimine Girls High School||Maho Nishizumi ♦ Erika Itsumi ♦ Koume Akaboshi ♦ Leila Rou ♦ Emi Kojima ♦ Geshiko ♦ Sangou ♦ Mauko ♦ Sheska|
|Chi-Ha-Tan Academy||Kinuyo Nishi ♦ Fukuda ♦ Haru Tamada ♦ Hosomi ♦ Nagura ♦ Hamada ♦ Teramoto ♦ Ikeda|
|Jatkosota High School||Mika ♦ Aki ♦ Mikko ♦ Touko ♦ Lili|
|BC Freedom High School||Ribbon Warrior||Asparagus ♦ Moules ♦ Bordeaux|
|Das Finale||Marie ♦ Andou ♦ Oshida|
|Blue Division High School||El ♦ Tristana ♦ Viridiana ♦ Andalusia|
|Koala Forest High School||Wallaby ♦ Platypus|
|Bonple High School||Ribbon Warrior||Jajka ♦ Uszka ♦ Pierogi|
|Maginot Girls Academy||Éclair ♦ Fondue ♦ Galette ♦ Madeleine ♦ Colombier|
|Count High School||Noemi Kohiyama ♦ Anna Masukura ♦ Nachigami Sisters ♦ Marina Constantinescu ♦ Mizuki Ikarashi|
|Tatenashi Girls High School||Shizuka Tsuruki ♦ Rin Matsukaze ♦ Haruka Endou|
|Tategoto High School||Aung|
|Maple High School||Trout ♦ Amber ♦ Oleo|
|Kebab High School||Bosphorus|
|Bellwall Academy||Tiger I Crew||Emi Nakasuga ♦ Hitomi Yuzumoto ♦ Kita ♦ Takami ♦ Nagisa Shiratori|
|Jagdpanther Crew||Neko Yamamori ♦ Yano ♦ Koharu Sakai ♦ Kanbara ♦ Hirono|
|Elefant Crew||Chifuyu Doi ♦ Terauchi ♦ Wakasugi ♦ Kunihiro ♦ Nogata ♦ Enami|
|T-44 Crew||Youko Minami ♦ Saionji ♦ Azuma ♦ Hokuto|
|Panzer II Crew||Kashiwaba Sisters|
|West Kureouji Grona Academy||Kiri Shiratori|
|All-Stars University Team||Alice Shimada ♦ Azumi ♦ Megumi ♦ Rumi|
|Japan Sensha-dō Federation||Ami Chōno ♦ Shiho Nishizumi ♦ Renta Tsuji ♦ Chiyo Shimada ♦ Shichiro Kodama ♦ Kikuyo Idegami ♦ Kanon Sasagawa ♦ Hibiki Inatomi ♦ Remi Takashima|
|Non-Affiliated||Yoshiko Akiyama ♦ Jungorou Akiyama ♦ Hisako Reizei ♦ Shinzaburo ♦ Yuri Isuzu ♦ Chihiro Yusa ♦ Boko|