Shota is a tall teenager with brown colored hair that extends to his ears, with most of it that is parted to the right. He has thin eyebrows. After the incident with Junpei, he has marking similar to the ones that he inflicted on Junpei, on his right arm.
Shota wears a white button down short sleeve shirt with a pocket on the left breast side, black pants that is held up with a white belt, and light colored shoes.
Despite appealing as a charming and popular student to his classmates and teachers, in reality Shota is a bully and abusive boy that adores messing up with weaker students. He's shown to be very jumpy and to have violent tendencies as shown when he and his band took over his club space as his own and when Junpei Yoshino faces him to retrieve a movie he immediately kick him in the face and proceed to beat him up alongside the rest of the gang.
Shota was seen receiving best report prize for the National Book Report contest at his school. While lining up on the stage, he bumped the student next to him, telling him he asked him to just write something to him, and not win a award. He also mocked him he got himself a regular prize. Suddenly everyone lost consciousness and Junpei showed up and asked if Shota was the one that put the finger in his house, but Shota didn't knew what he was talking about and in that moment his arm got infected and he felt pain, then Junpei punched him for not answering. Junpei continued beating Shota, who apologized, but Junpei didn't care. He was left and saved, when Yuji Itadori came and started fighting Junpei.
After the incident, Shota is confronted by Sotomura about his bullying Junpei. When Shota complains about how he can barely move his arm, Sotomura tells him that that is his punishment for his actions. Shota brings up about Sotomura's punishment, Sotomura replies that he will be next. Sotomura also tells Shota that they will have to carry the burden of murdering Junpei's heart and that he will be watching him.
Abilities and Powers
As an ordinary human, he doesn't posses any additional abilities.
- Shota ranked 74th place in the manga's 1st Character Popularity Poll with 14 votes.