Sometani Hohoteko (染谷) (26 years old) is Usuto Yoshii's editor. He appeared in manga volume 15, and in anime episode 192-2 "Masao wants an autograph of the famous cartoonist" (有名まんが家のサインが欲しいゾ).

In the original movie he make a cameo, Yoshito Usui left a message on his desk: "I am sorry", he said: "Again?" with anger. In later, he met Ume on engraged - broke up with Ume.