Matsuda Kousaku (nihongo)
Anime First Appearance: Episode 1
Manga First Appearance: Volume 1, Chapter 1

A sport reporter for the Nikkan Every Sports newspaper. He first sees Yawara when she stops a purse theif by using judo. he is a great fan of sports legends and considers Yawara to be a future one.

He likes Yawara and tries to help her with whatever she needs to do, even when it might compromise his ability to a scoop. He tries to express his feelings for her but ends up asking for interviews.

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