District Preliminary arcEdit
Takeda is introduced asking Ozeki Shinya, if Ushio Hinomaru hadn't gone to Ishigami High School instead. After he'd questioned Ushio's doings. Remarking about looking forward to his sumo, Takeda asks Ozeki if the new guy in his club is strong. When Ozeki mentions Ushio's name, Takeda questions about him also being known as "Onimaru".
After taking of his glasses, Takeda prepares to face Ozeki. Shortly afterwards, he wins his match. Following his team mates victories. Team Nishigami High School bundle together and celebrate their victory over Ōdachi High School.
- Takeda vs Ozeki Shinya