Takahiko Arima
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有馬孝彦
Arima Takahiko
Statistics
 Gender Male
 Status Alive
 Relatives Saki Arima (wife; deceased)
Kousei Arima (son)
 Occupation Businessman
Portrayal
 Japanese Voice Kenji Hamada
Appearances
 Anime Debut Episode 23: Moments

Takahiko Arima (有馬孝彦 Arima Takahiko?) is a character appearing in the Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso series. He is the husband of Saki Arima and the father of Kousei Arima.

Appearance

Takahiko closely resembles an older version of his son, Kousei Arima with short messy black hair, blue eyes and he wears thick black-rimmed spectacles.

Personality

Hiroko Seto described him as a "free-range parent" due to him always being away on business trips.

Biography

Background

In one of Kousei Arima's flashbacks, Takahiko is shown walking with Kousei in the hospital towards Saki Arima's bed.

Your Lie In April

Takahiko regularly goes on business trips, leaving his son, Kousei Arima home alone for most of the year.

Etymology

  • The name Takahiko means "filial piety, obedience" (孝) (taka) and "boy, prince" (彦) (hiko).
  • Takahiko's surname Arima means "exist" (有) (ari) and "horse" (馬) (ma), which literally means "Possesses a horse" altogether.

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