Masumi Hayami

速水真澄, The Purple Roses Man

Age: 24 at the beginning, 31-32 in the last chapters Birthday: November 3 Height: 180 cm He is Eisuke Hayami's adoptive son and the vice president of Daito Entertainment(大都芸能). He's drop-dead gorgeous, elegant, ambitious, sly and a workaholic. He is brutally attempting to obtain the performance right of Crimson Goddess from Tsukikage, that ultimately causes her acting school to disband. Hayami first appearance is when Maya got lost in his family Theater, he is the President of the Daito Art Productions, due to his father, He was the one that showed Maya her seat. He's not the type of character that that would have a real smile, he's more of a cold, heartless person (the reason why is proven later in the series). The First time seeing Maya act, changes his world, Ever since, he's stated to tease Maya and playing with roses, and mostly with Purple Roses.

As the manga proceeds, he became more and more infatuated with Maya and finally falls deeply in love with her. He doesn't reveal that secret due to many reasons, one of which is the belief that Maya hates him since he caused her mother's death.