He wears a hat similar to a newsboy hat. He also has black hair and a beard.
In the anime, the director wears the same hat, as well as glasses that hide his eyes. He seems to be older, and has no facial hair.
In Tokyo, while shooting a romantic scene between Misa and Ryuga's characters, voices a concern. She informs the director that she has a boyfriend, and requests that all love scenes be rated PG. The director argues that if that is the case they won't even be able to shoot the movie, and Misa suggests that she and Ryuga just "pretend to kiss". Overwhelmed, the director takes off his hat and sighs, and then announces that they will have a two hour break.
When Matsuda then approaches Misa with a drink, she states that the director ticks her off.
- In the anime, the director sits silently in his chair when Misa complains, and a man who appears to be his assistant responds instead. The director later gets up and approaches Misa, who is sitting with her arms crossed in frustration.