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Tokyo Revengers is one of the most popular anime of the year. At first glance, it seems like a typical middle school series with action and romance. However, it has lots of plot twists that keep the audience glued to it. The story revolves around Takemichi Hanagaki, a 26-year-old supermarket part-time worker.
He resents himself for being an underachiever in life even in his late twenties. One day, he watched the news of his ex-girlfriend, Hinata Tachibana, being murdered by the popular Tokyo Manji gang. Hinata's death made him feel conflicted and he started reminiscing about his middle school years when everything in his life went wrong.
As he was busy reminiscing, Takemichi was pushed by someone at the train station and he almost got killed by the train. During the whole ordeal, he somehow time-traveled to 12 years back in the past when he was in his second year in middle school. This was the time when he had the most fun in his life and also when after a few days, his life will turn around.
After a series of events, Takemichi made it his life goal to save Hinata from dying and keep the Tokyo Manji gang from being ruined and involved in illegal businesses by Tetta Kisaki. Kisaki is the primary antagonist of the series. He was not a strong fighter like Draken or had the leadership qualities and charm like Mikey.
However, through his genius, Kisaki was able to change the course of several futures and turn the ball in his favor. No matter how many times Takemichi changed the future, the end result would somehow end up in Hinata's death and Toman's ruin with Kisaki acting as the ringleader.
It took lots of effort from Takemichi and his friends to finally have a happy future. Kisaki died during the skirmish with the Black Dragons. Even the primary antagonist of the series had a love interest ever since his childhood. Here, we will discuss who Kisaki's love interest is.
As stupefying as it sounds, Kisaki was always in love with Hinata. He was responsible for Hinata's death in multiple different futures, so the fact that Kisaki loved her maybe a bit to digest. Instead of calling it love, it was more like an obsession for him as he always believed Hinata to be his woman.
Kisaki and Hinata had known each other since they were kids. They were close friends and went to the same cram school. Kisaki was a top scorer in his class so the other students always ostracized him. Hinata was the only one who was ever kind to him.
Moved by her kindness and beauty, Kisaki soon fell in love with her. One day, as he was walking home, he saw Hinata being bullied by a bunch of guys. However, he got scared and instead of helping her, he hid behind a wall and watched the scene unfold.
As Kisaki was having an inner struggle whether or not to help her, he saw Takemichi jumping forward and saving Hinata from the bullies. He saw Hinata's expression from afar and quickly realized that she had fallen for Takemichi.
This created his deep hatred for Takemich as he believed that the latter had stolen Hinata from him. Apart from hating Takemichi, Kisaki also respected him as a love rival and often called him a hero. No one knew why but he was referring Takemichi as a hero because of his heroic act of saving Hinata.
At some point in the future, Kisaki proposed to Hinata in a parking lot. However, Hinata, who had always been in love with Takemichi, never had the thought of being in a relationship with another guy. In fact, the reason why Kisaki wanted to the top of Toman was that he wanted to prove himself better than Takemichi and worthy of Hinata.
She rejected Kisaki and thus sealed her fate. Being the obsessed person Kisaki was, he believed that no one deserved to be with Hinata instead of him, so he would always kill Hinata, no matter what future Takemichi ends up with.