高須竜児, Ryuu-chan, Taka-chan
Age: 17 Height: 172 cm 57 Blood type: A The series main protagonist Ryji is a seventeenyearold high school student in his second year class 2C. Due to biological inheritance his sanpaku eyes make him look like an intimidating delinquent and causes many misunderstandings. He lives in a fatherless family with just his mother and due to this Ryji has learned to be selfsufficient. He is good at cooking and keeps everything in his house clean to the point of obsession and also excels at sewing. He holds a crush on Minori Kushieda a girl in his class. He has a pet parakeet named Inkochan inko literally means parakeet in Japanese. Ryji often helps Taiga with domestic chores which she is unable to perform. At school he is known as the only person able to stop the palmtop tiger referring to Taigas nickname. Due to the misunderstandings of his look he tends to look down on himself and lacks selfconfidence. Despite this he is rather calm in most situations. He is responsible smart and has great grades even when compared to Ysaku Kitamura his best friend. He is dense when it comes to girls feelings especially about things between him Taiga Minori and Ami. His feelings and relationship to Taiga begin to change as he spends more time with her throughout the series.