Tetsuo Shima

島鉄雄, Number 41
Kanedas best friend since preschool and the second principal subject of the storys theme. Tetsuo is shown as a black sheep in the gang he and Kaneda are part of and quietly suffers from a deeply rooted inferiority complex. He admires his friend yet at the same time strongly resents his own reliance upon him. After his psychokinetic abilities manifest Tetsuo quickly becomes Kanedas nemesis he desires Kanedas motorcycle a symbol of status and power and seeks to prove himself supremely powerful without need of protection. Source: Wikipedia