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- "Never forget... from now on, you are Shinken Red. You must never run away! Protect this world from the Gedoushu!"
- ―Takeru's father[src]
Takeru Shiba's father (1, 12, 46) gave young Takeru the Shishi Origami in a "passing the torch" moment and died after suffering grievous wounds from an Ayakashi raid. Takeru's father is portrayed by Kanji Tsuda.