Takehito is seen to have spiky dark brown hair, with thick arching eyebrows that give him a sometimes serious expression in the anime.
Takehito tends to have a serious expression on his face though this may be caused by his eyebrows. Despite this, he is actually quite friendly and is shown to be supportive of his underclassmen during matches.
Sasaya plays in the match between Date Tech and Karasuno. Like his teammates, he had been surprised by the super quick. After Date Tech lost to Karasuno, he retired from the team along with the other third years.
Spring High Preliminary ArcEdit
Along with Moniwa and Kamasaki, Sasaya attends the match between Date Tech and Aobajohsai to support his juniors.
Tokyo Nationals ArcEdit
With Moniwa and Kamasaki, he watches the practice match between Date Tech and Karasuno to support his juniors. After the match, he wishes the Karasuno third years good luck at Nationals and after they leave he comments how Karasuno should change their uniform colors in order to not seem so intimidating.
In the coverage of events that took place after Nationals, Sasaya, Moniwa, and Kamasaki can be seen in the audience supporting Date Tech when they won the Interhigh to advance to Nationals. In his final appearance, Sasaya is revealed to now be a house husband in Yamagata. He is last seen watching Japan's match against Argentina while carrying two young children.
Takehito is most likely experienced in volleyball as he is a regular for a powerhouse school.
Jumping Reach: 310 cm
He seems to get along with the team in the sense that they all work well together, and he seems to be quite reliable.
- Favorite Food: Sasa kamaboko fish cakes
- Current Concern: He gets told that he gives off old man vibes.
- His star sign is Aquarius.
- Takehito (武仁) - Ferocious Benevolence
- Sasaya (笹谷) - Bamboo Valley
- "Don't strip here, thanks." (To Yasushi Kamasaki, Chapter 128/The Iron Wall Can Be Constructed Any Number of Times (Episode))
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