"C'me on that's no-no. You lose friends that way."
Takasugi is Shinda's first fan and his stalemate for money collection.
Takasugi came to Shinada as a fan and got Shinada's name for the baseball for autograph before Shinada was arrested in fifteen years.
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Takasugi is constantly persuading Shinada to do his bidding by telling him about his two children. In his final scene when bequeathed with Shinada's baseball money, he remarks "I ain't even married!" This may allude to the character Benny from 1990 film Total Recall