The "Thugs" are an intimidating group of men that make various appearances throughout the series of Love Hina, usually as random encounters.
Itsudatte My Santa!
Main Article: Thugs
- The thugs first appeared in the Itsudatte My Santa! manga as a group of random miscreants that end up beating up the story's protagonist for bumping them; causing them to drop their christmas cake.
- Haruka Urashima is acquainted with the group and had them temporarily run the Beach Café Hinata.
- Going unnamed in Love Hina, their appearance in Itsudatte My Santa! revealed that one of the bald ones is named "Sabu" and their leader is named “Bro”.