Shozaemon Ichimura

Ryusei's strict father, who disapproves and refuses to allow Ryusei to date Akari. He fails to see that Ryusei does not perform as well when Akari is not nearby. After Ryusei announces on television that Akari is his fiancee, Akari attempts to get permission from Ryusei's father to marry his son, who tells her she will never be good enough to marry his son since he is a "thoroughbred" in rien. (Source: Wikipedia)