Father of Ashizuka Ryou. Married Ryou's mother because she resembled the "Ryou" he met when he was 14, but ended up divorcing him. In the present time, he is 37 years old. He etches drawings for a living and he teaches the elderly and the young how to draw.
After Ryou gets back from his time skip, he pushes Ryou away, due to their relationship as father and son.