Taketo Akutagawa (芥川 丈途), is a genius novelist and the main protagonist of the series though more specifically he writes erotic literature. He has nose bleeds when he observses anything that is can be seen as perverted, he is a member of the Newspaper Circle and is a member of class 1-3. As time passes by people's opinion of him change and he attracts some admirers such as Utae and Fukune. Taketo's primary love interest is Fukune.
The name 'Akutagawa' can also mean "river of garbage", referring to the flood of erotic writing Taketo is producing when he is 'inspired'.