He played pachinko, collapsed, and died August 11. He later rose as a shiki. When Natsuno, Kaori and Akira were digging up Megumi's grave, he grabbed Kaori from behind and tried to bite her. Natsuno hits him with his shovel then they bury him shallowly in Megumi's grave. He regains consciousness and leaves. When the war between the humans and the risen broke out, Takatoshi hid in the pipelines along with other vampires such as Ebuchi and Nao Yasumori, but was eventually dragged out and killed by Hasegawa.