Sosuke039s Arm Slave loving classmate. He shares the same amount of passion to AS as Sousuke and could be considered Sousuke039s best school friend besides Kaname. His father is Shintaro Kazama and a secretary of Narashino039s Assault Machine Troop. Shinji039s love for AS began when his dad failed to become an AS pilot. As a result of his father039s failure Shinji strives to discover the result of the failure and to fulfill his father039s dream of becoming a pilot. There is no indication as to what happened to his mother but it039s assumed that Shintaro is a widower before the series started.