Takeshi Yamamoto is a fictional character in the Hitman Reborn manga and anime series. Portrayed as one of the protagonist's first friends, Takeshi Yamamoto is introduced as a 14-year-old starting pitcher for his school's baseball team. This character is popular among cosplayers. It can be portrayed by wearing cosplay Takeshi Yamamoto costume and cosplay Takeshi Yamamoto wig. This character is always present in a Hitman Reborn cosplay.