Ryo’s elderly next door neighbor, introduced in Fake 2nd. She looks after Bikky and does various chores for Ryo when he’s working and/or Dee is unavailable. Ryo likes her and appreciates the work she does for him. He has also stated that she “notices a lot”. Melinda does not like Dee, and has told Ryo that he should get rid of him. The feeling is mutual.