|Relationship Status||Possibly Crushing|
Hifumi Takimoto is a main character of the series New Game!. Aoba's co-worker and senior who's especially shy to the point of avoiding talking to people or looking at them directly. She also secretly enjoys cosplay. Her birthday is January 23.
- Being observant, Hifumi knows about Rin's infatuation on Kou and the blatant jealously when Kou started talking to her.
- She can hug Aoba affectionately.
- She hopes Kou would take a hint about how Rin feels about her.
- She feels more comfortable when she stays with Aoba. In addition, she have became more talkative and trying to change her shyness since Aoba started working at Eagle Jump. The two are close.