Takashi Hayashida (林田 高志 Hayashida Takashi) is a teacher at the high school where Rei decided to join. He is a big fan of shōji and regularly reads shōgi magazines. He is the only one in the high school who had heard of Rei being a professional shōgi player.
Hayashida is portrayed to be a supportive teacher, helping Rei with his shogi-related absences and giving advice regarding the case of bullying in Hinata Kawamoto's middle school. He is also shown to be somewhat childish and enthusiastic.
|Kai Shimada • Rei Kiriyama • Harunobu Nikaidou • Morio Shigeta|
|Akari Kawamoto • Hinata Kawamoto • Momo Kawamoto • Someji Kawamoto • Misaki • Mikako Kawamoto|
|Masachika Kouda • Kyouko Kouda • Ayumu Kouda|
|Touji Souya • Raidou Fujimoto • Sakutarou Yanagihara • Kengo Kumakura • Masamune Gotou • Takeshi Tsujii • Kenji Dobashi • Gakuto Sakurai • Izaya Namerikawa • Okuyasu Yokomizo • Tatsuyuki Misumi • Irie • Subaru Hachiya • Yasui • Shouichi Matsunaga • Issa Matsumoto • Junkei Yamazaki • Takanori Jinguuji • Shichirou Tanaka • Hiroshi Yamanami|
|Takashi Hayashida • Eisaku Noguchi • Tsugumi|
|Yuusuke Takahashi • Chiho Sakura • Kokubu • Megumi Takagi|
|Hanaoka • Seijirou|