Sasa is the ace player of Morinomiyas boys basketball team and is also one of the schools campus crushes. He is a cool and easygoing guy who acts indifferent toward his admirers saying he doesnt have any interest in girls. This phobia of his actually has a history of its own which will be revealed in the later parts of the manga. A natural sportsman he is a complete fishing maniac. The first time he meets Noerugirl Sasa is instantly befuddled by his assertiveness casually calling him by his name here and there and even mindlessly asking him a favor of making him the teams manager just so he can look after his sister more. He realizes that Noeru is very different from the stereotypical girls in school and soon falls in love with him much to Noerus distress and Marias amusement. However when Noeru reveals to him his secret he is very mortified but after a moment of shock he decides to continue being friends with him. To help Noeru conceal his true identity they pose as a couple.