Birthday: November 17
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Height: 183 cm (6'0")
Weight: 73 kg (161 lbs)
Backstroke swimmer of the Iwatobi High School swimming team.
Makoto Tachibana is Haruka's inseparable best friend in 11th grade. He understands Haruka's good points, and is often forced to speak as his spokesman. He is very kind and considerate, but is also very easily scared and weak-hearted.