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|Status||High School Senior|
|Japanese Voice||Takuya Eguchi|
|English Voice||Josh Grelle|
|Visual Novel||May 20th|
|Light Novel||Volume 1, Chapter 4|
Bantaro Chiyomatsu (千代松 万太郎, Chiyomatsu Bantarō) is a third year student at Saisei High School and is one of the stride club's runners. He is voiced by Takuya Eguchi (Japanese) and Josh Grelle (English).
Bantaro is a slender young man with short ruffled blonde hair and green eyes.
He wears a red jersey (with the left arm covered in black, Saisei's emblem on the left and "Valentine Records" written in the middle). He wears it with dark green shorts that end to his knees with a green cloth tied around his waist and green running shoes.
His school uniform consists of the dark green school blazer over a white dress shirt that are both rolled up and red tie around his neck. He wears it with the dark red uniform pants and black dress shoes.
When preforming he wears a sleeveless grey jacket with Galaxy Standard's emblem, a black undershirt underneath and grey pants. He also wears one sparkly fingerless glove, a necklace and bracelets.
Despite his babyface looks, Bantaro is a third-year student and doesn't like people speaking to him in honorifics. He prefers to be called "Ban-chan", and has nicknames for almost everyone he meets. Due to his cheerfulness and ability to lighten up any occasion, he is known as Saisei's 'mood-maker'. He is friendly towards everyone, regardless of age or gender or standing. He has the same sense of humour as Hozumi and Ayumu, and when the three of them meet they tend to make a lot of noise. He has the habit of adding 'nya' to the end of his sentences, as well as mixing in some English words.
So far, his known nicknames are: Rei-kun (Reiji), Oshizu (Shizuma), Tassun (Tasuku), Suma-cchi (Asuma), Mei-chan (Kaede), Nana-pei (Nana), K (Kyosuke), Hozumin (Hozumi), Wakki (Ayumu).
In the visual novel, he is Hozumi's and Ayumu's foil.
Bantaro is extremely good at tricks and obstacles. However, his main flaw is his stamina, as he often slows down near the end of his stretch. In the game, he specializes in gimmicks.
- "Well, I'm on a mission."
"That's right! My mission is... to spend my life making everyone smile and be happy!"
— Bantaro and Akira, Galaxy Rush Chapter 1
- His favourite tea is plain tea.
- His house isn't in Kamakura, so he lives together with Tasuku and Galaxy Standard's manager, Yamane.
|Honan||Riku Yagami • Takeru Fujiwara • Hozumi Kohinata • Heath Hasekura • Kyosuke Kuga • Ayumu Kadowaki|
Yujiro Dan • Riko Kawarazaki
|Saisei||Reiji Suwa • Shizuma Mayuzumi • Bantaro Chiyomatsu • Tasuku Senoo • Asuma Mayuzumi|
|Mihashi||Kei Kamoda • Yu Kamoda • Aoi Shima • Hisato Harigaya • Takeshi Eifuku • Nobuhiko Nagatsuka|
|Ichijyokan||Yuri Himemiya • Shiki Dozono • Kaoru Shishibara • Kiyoto Washimi • Arata Samejima • Tetsu Hachiya|
|Kakyoin||Tomoe Yagami • Amatsu Ida • Toya Natsunagi • Nanpei Aoba • Hajime Izumino • Ryo Izumino|
|Others||Joe Sakurai • Koichi Takahara • Sakura-chan • Kamon Kurobe • Diane Hasekura • Shauna Hasekura|
Katsuji Yamane • Kohinata Siblings