was born on April 3rd, 1976 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. He is part of the comedy duo Taka and Toshi (タカアンドトシ). On Pokémon Get TV, his is Office Chief Taka, the pleasant office chief who has a deep love for Pokémon despite his feigned ignorance.
On Thursday June 5th, 2014 episode of Oha Suta
, Office Chief Taka
and Producer Toshi presented this episode's installment of Oha Oha Ranking. It was a crossover/promotion segment for Pokémon Get TV
. Taka insists on doing the presentation. He then presented get "Office Chief Taka's 3 Favorite Pokémon".
Taka's Top 3 Favorite Pokémon
Number 3: Lucario
- "Because it's cool. And strong."
Number 2: Kamonegi
- "Because it's cute. And strong. And I like it's color."
Number 1: Karakara
- "Because it's cute, and it wears a skeleton... it has the skull of its mother on it's head. It protects its poor mother, like a mother protects her girl from the rain while waiting for the bus... I want to wear my mother's skull the same way."