Full: Tadayasu Souemon Sawaki
Japanese: 沢木惣右衛門直保, Sawaki Souemon Tadayasu
Type: Human Character
Spellings: Sawaki, Sawaki- kunKun, (君 or くん) is an informal honorific placed at the end of a name. This is generally used when addressing younger males.
Protagonist. Yeast shop owner's son. Can somewhat see microbes. (Ch 01) Souemon is his guild name. (Ch 06) He makes good use of his ability in this chapter. (Ch 07) In the last chapter he was hospitalized for food poisoning. (Ch 08) This chapter, he is dishonest. (Ch 10)
Sawaki Souemon Tadayasu is the main character of Moyashimon. He attends an agricultural university somewhere in Tokyo. The story begins on his first day at the school.
Sawaki's middle name is the yagōYagō (屋号) literally means "house name." A yagō is traditionally passed down through blood relations, guild and studio affiliations. of his family home. In normal conversation he is referred to as "Sawaki Tadayasu."
He is attending university with his childhood friend Yuuki Kei. Sawaki's parents run a yeast shop in his village. He is able to see, communicate and control bacteria and other micro-organisms. His grandfather has convinced his father to send him to university to get a better view of his options in life. Sawaki's grandfather does not want him to be locked into the role of carrying on the yeast shop.
Voiced by: Daisuke Sakaguchi.