Ran seems to be the leader among his friends in their class. His Father is the chairman of certain schools and has had big influence on him. Sick of his dads influence he jumped off the roof in middle school. Ever since then his friends have always been watching out for him. He often appears inconsiderate to others feelings but he believes hes doing whats in the best interest of others. Ran in general is very spoiled and enjoys being babied but at the same time is scared of building close relationships. Which cause his own relationship with Sawa to become very strained.