|Natsuki Sumiya - 住谷なつき|
|D.O.B.||19th December 1946|
|Family||Husband: Mikio Sumiya|
Son: Kotaro Sumiya
|Appears in||Shenmue I|
Natsuki Sumiya (Japanese: 住谷なつき) is a housewife who lives in Sakuragaoka. She dreamed of becoming a housewife ever since she was a young child. After she graduated college she took a job at a construction company, initially meaning for it to be short-term, but she ended up staying for almost 10 years. By the time she was approaching 30, she began to think she would never get married. But one day, whilst accompanying her boss to a meeting, she met Mikio Sumiya and the pair fell in love and were soon married. Her husband is amongst the elite government officials working in the Ministry of Construction, and because of his job, he has to work away from home often. Currently he is living in Hiroshima. Natsuki enjoys gossiping, whether it be about the latest TV shows or personalities, or local gossip, she can usually be found chatting in Sakuragaoka with the other local housewives.