Yutaka Babayaro Inomata
Yutaka Babayaro Inomata is a supporting protagonist of the Japanese anime series, RE-MAIN. Inomata happens to be a High School student of Yamanami High School.
In the anime, he is popular for his sweet-making skills and his gentle personality. He is ranked as the second-last player in terms of skills within the team.
Who is the Voice Actor of Yutaka Babayaro Inomata?
The Japanese voice actor, Tasuku Hatanaka contributed his voice to the character. Besides being a voice artist, he is also a singer by profession. Talking about his origin, he is from Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture.
Hatanaka is renowned widely as the voice behind Yuma Tsukumo of the animated series, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal. Besides that, he is the official dubbing artist for the Skandar Keynes’ role as Edmund Pevensie in The Chronicles of Narnia for the Japanese voice.
Besides that, he is popular for his association with popular anime including Attack on Titan, My Hero Academia, and Kuroko’s Basketball. As of now, Ken Production represents the voice actor. He has been associated with the talent management company since the year 2013.
As a singer, he had sung the song, Dying Wish which was used for the manga series, Moriarty the Patriot’s opening theme song. Also, he sang the opening theme, Twisted Heart for its’ second season. As a solo music artist, he is a member of the eight-piece, 8P.
In his latest project, he voiced in the animated movie named Bubble for Wit Studio directed by Tetsuro Araki. On the 10th of February 2022, the movie had screenings at the Berline International Film Festival. The movie will release in theaters in May in Japan. Later, the movie will release on Netflix on 28th April 2022.
Taking about the English dubbed version, the voice actor, Lee George contributed his voice. He is popular in his work with the talent management company, Funimation. Currently, he is based in Dallas, Texas.
Some of his projects include Fruits Basket, Plunderer, Wave, Listen to Me!, and Zombie Land Saga. In the projects, he has mostly provided additional voices.
Yutaka Babayaro Inomata- Birth, Age, Father, Family Background, Siblings, Childhood
Inomata was born on the 18th of May. Concerning his age, he is between 16 to 18 years as a high school student.
As of now, the names of a family background including father, mother, and siblings are not available. However, his father is Nigerian. Also, he happens to be a baker by profession.
In the 3rd episode of RE-MAIN, he shared some details of his childhood. Due to his height, his friend expected him highly when it came to sports including basketball. However, he never got success in those sports and felt that he always disappointed them.
Yutaka Babayaro Inomata’s Love Interest & Relationship
Concerning his love interest, he is currently single. Also, the illustrator of anime has not introduced any love interest as his girlfriend. Throughout, the first season, he won’t have any female love interest.
He was the one who convinced Aminhama to join the water polo club. At the time, Shugo was so persistent he would never swim again. Despite having a strong bond with every member of the team, he has a special bond with Aminhama as they have many things in common. They joined the club together. Also, they both are beginners to the sport. Also, they are the bottom two within the team. Furthermore, they always try not to hold back the team due to their skills as a beginner.
In addition to that, the character is highly into baking and loves it. For doing so, he used to go home fast rather than join any kind of junior high club.
Yutaka Babayaro Inomata- Height, Weight & Appearance
He has cooper eyes color with brown dreadlock hair. His height is 6 feet and 2 inches which made him the highest among all the characters available. Also, he has a decent weight with a lean body type.
Furthermore, he has a gentle and charming personality. In addition to his personality, he has a sharp look and often appears in his high school uniform of Yamanami High School which happens to be a white shirt, blue pants, and navy blue coat. His look is complete with a tie and brown shoes. In the entire series, he always wears his uniform neatly.
While playing water polo, he puts on a black swimming suit with white patches. Also, he wears the headgear with the number 2.
As a member of the team, he wears the white track that had blue color coordination. The track has the logo named STRANGE written on it in Japanese which was the mistake of their captain. Initially, they discussed putting Change in the place of the STRANGE. They created the uniform entire water polo club so they all can feel they are one and have a single objective despite all of them having different features.
Yutaka Babayaro Inomata First Appearance
Yutaka Babayaro first appeared in the 2nd episode of the series, I’m No Prodigy aired on the 15th of August 2021. At the time, he appeared as one of the two boys who agreed to join the water polo team of Minato Kiyomizu. The other boy happened to be Yoshiharu Ushimado who shares the same school.
Apart from them, a new member named Takekazu Ejiri also joined the team. However, he had a hard time joining the team as he wanted to join the team as a keeper for the team. After knowing that, Jō Jōjima has already assigned the position of the keeper to himself, they had a penalty shootout taking Minato as the shooter. From the shootout, it was decided that Jo would take the position as the keeper.
In the second episode, Minato, who had been hospitalized for 203 days for being in a coma decided to get back in water polo once more. The reason for Minato’s journey also came into the light in the episode.
In the episode, he discovered his bet with Chinu Kawakubo, a high school student from the Rikka Gakukan High School. Chinu is also a water polo player. He had the bet that if he become the top water polo player in the nation, then, she would date him. Or else, he has to pay eleven thousand yen to Chinu. Chinu is also a water polo player and plays for her high school.
Why did Yutaka Babayaro Inomata get into the water polo team?
As an introverted person, he always had difficulty expressing his true feeling in front of people. Due to this reason, he is often self-isolated and has a very small chance of bonding with people and making friends.
As a result, he had been bullied in the past. When he heard about the team, he felt that he could change his personality and make some friends if he joined the water polo team. For this sole reason, he dared himself and joined the team.
After spending a lot of time with his teammates, he started enjoying the game which made him truly determined to increase his skills as a water polo player.
Yutaka Babayaro Inomata- Swimming Skills
In the water polo sport, swimming is a very basic skill required for a water polo player. Being an unskilled water polo player, he was quite poor at his swimming skills. During the very first practice session, he completed 25m in 20.2 making him the second last weakest swimmer on the team just before Yoshiharu Ushimado who completed in 30 seconds.
His skills as a water polo player were too weak that the team lost the match with Rikka Gakuen juniors. They had a hard time catching up with them. The match turned out to be a turning point for the entire team, After that, the team went for the locked-up training session for improving the skills the entire team.
After completing the locked-up training session, he improved his water polo skills immensely as compared to his initial days. During the training, he trained for taking laps in the pool, egg beating, and long throws. Those training also enhanced his skills. However, he still stands at the bottom when the members of the entire team are ranked. Later, he was asked to train for the hand-off for improving his endurance.
- The meaning of Yutaka is Rich, tenderness, and relaxation.
- His surname Inomata means boar.
- His nickname is Babi.
- In the practice match, he completed 25 meters in 20.2 seconds.
- He is serious about winning.
- He is a beginner at water polo.