Yatake Kouji is Haruki 's college classmate. A musician and video editor who helps promote bands.
Yatake is quite tall compared to other people and has the top section of his hair tied, with the sides and lower part of his hair shaved.
For clothing he is seen wearing a collared short sleeved shirt and light shorts.
Kouji does film editing in a small company. He's a bassist-cum-vocalist. He is close friends with Haruki as they are from the same film major. Mixing both his interest and the chance to make money, he makes music videos for bands he's chummy with.
He is first introduced looking for Tsubaki.
He meets up with Haruki and talks to him about doing a live show.
- Spent a year retaking his entrance exam which was why he entered university the same time as Haruki’s. Graduated and has gotten his bachelor's degree.