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Shōta Higuchi
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Name Shōta Higuchi
Kanji 樋口正太
Vital Statistics
Gender Male
Age 18
Height 175 cm (5' 9")
Weight 64 kg (141 lbs)
Birthday February 25, Pisces
Blood type A
Professional Statistics
Team Rakuzan (former)

Team Strky

Position ? (power forward?)
Job Manager
First Appearance
Manga Chapter 231
Anime Episode 75
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Shōta Higuchi (樋口正太, Higuchi Shouta) is the former manager of Rakuzan. He later became one of the players of Team Strky.


Higuchi has short brown hair and brown eyes. While on Team Strky, he wears the number 5 jersey.


Higuchi loves basketball. However, he abandoned his dreams of becoming a player once he enrolled in Rakuzan High School. There he became a manager for Rakuzan to support and assist the team in anyway.



After graduating from Rakuzan, Higuchi then went on to college to play basketball and became one of the starters for Team STRKY. He then plays in the Exhibition match, that's live broadcast on TV, between Team Jabberwock and Team STRKY. Like the rest on the team, Higuchi was brutally crushed and humiliated by the the Jabberwocks in both during and after the game.


  • According to the CHARACTERS BIBLE PLUS:
    • His favorite food is Sweet potatoes
    • His hobby is Sudoku
    • His special skill is Pen spinning
    • His motto is: "Endure all hardships for the sake of one’s ambition."
    • he is likely based on slam dunk character Hikoichi Aida a bench player of ryonan who also acts as a manager