|Family|| Ikuo Takabayashi (Grandson)
Keiko Numata (Wife)
|Affiliation||Sakitani Kinenkan Owner|
Kensaku is an old man with very short gray hair, black eyes and gray mustache. He wears a purple shirt and a yellow apron, like his wife.
He seemed to be a serious and rational old man.
He made his debut in the anime in Episode 10 when he welcomes a part of 9th Grade Class 3 who came at the Yomiyama Shrine to pray for their safety, hoping this action will stop the calamity, along with Keiko, his wife. The class accommodated at their restaurant-pension.
In Episode 11, he was killed by his wife with knifes stabbed into his body, witnessed by Mochizuki and Teshigawara.She later sets fire in the dining room leads to the deaths of Takako Suguira and Makoto Ouji
- In the original novel he is killed by his wife with a knife. The reason is unknown.