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.


Zara's history is currently unknown.

Physical Appearances

Zara is an 11-years-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.


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





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.[1]

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 news reporter.[2]


  1. Top of the Class: Academics, page 22
  2. Dreams Take Flight: Ambition, page 48


Protagonists MiaEmiliaJoni
Antagonists SofiaLilyJaneSeraNoraJoshuaMr. ChanDerekDerek's Wingmen
Male Supporting Characters MikaelSteveIrwinCharlesCoreyAntoneAimoneJulianJamesDennisSeanNorman's Triplet BrothersNormanNoelBobbyAnthonyAndrewEdwardRichardHarryJacobPeterAsukaGarryMr. OuyangMr. LiuMarcusDaveC-DaigonAlanMr. Christopher RobinsonMr. MakoMr. ZhangMr. ChengHeadmasterMr. ForestElite Minds Academy HeadmasterMr. SilasHanselMr. ShunMaster FangMr. SongZach
Female Supporting Characters ZaraQistinaCarmenMiyukiMrs. LawsonMrs. OuyangJaneSusiePaulineAlexandraCarlyNinaNancyVaniRobinMrs. Zhang (Mia's mother)IrisMrs. LiuRoseMrs. WangMrs. Zhang (Norman's mother)Mrs. KwekMrs. ShunMrs. ChenMiss LeeAyakoCecilia
Character Groups Mia's SiblingsNorman's GrandparentsRich TwinsTriplet BulliesSofia's BulliesGuys Generation
Non-humans Candy MeowHamletBunbunBonnie
Minor Characters
Male Characters BobbyJamesPeterMarcusAlanAndrewDennisHamletMr. ChengSeanMr. OuyangEdwardJoshuaMr. LiuMr. MakoMr. ForestAimoneDaveJacobNoelNathan, Newton and NelsonMr. ZhangMr. ChanMr. Christopher RobinsonGarryAsukaMr. SilasHanselDerekDerek's WingmenMarcusC-DaigonHeadmasterElite Minds Academy HeadmasterMr. ShunMaster FangMr. SongZach
Female Characters LilyIrisMrs. OuyangMrs. ShunMrs. Zhang (Norman's mother)Mrs. WangZaraQistinaSeraNoraSusiePaulineMrs. Zhang (Mia's mother)NinaNancyMrs. KwekVaniRobinRoseMrs. ChenMrs. LiuAyakoMiss LeeCarlyCecilia
Character Groups Mia's SiblingsNorman's GrandparentsRich TwinsSofia's BulliesTriplet BulliesGuys Generation
Non-humans HamletBunbunBonnie