He orchestrated a plan to infiltrate Momonozono Academy and somehow got a hold of their uniforms. Him and Haruto Kaguragi visited the school, though they were almost immediately found out and Tenma Hase stopped the other students from hurting them.
Along with the other Correct 5 members, he participated in the "peasant hunt" against Oto Edogawa. Him and the others became suspicious of Oto and Haruto's relationship, when Haruto refused to force Oto out. Sugimaru was later amazed that Tenma Hase is Oto's fiancé.
- Haruto: "Working out again, Sugimaru?"
- Sugimaru: "If I don't, I feel gross."
- — Sugimaru has a nice build from working out.[src]
Sugimaru has black hair, which he spikes except for a for strands that fall against his forehead. He also has "cat-like" eyes. According to Haruto, he has a "nice body", which he has from working out constantly. Sugimaru is either seen wearing his Correct 5 uniform or work-out clothes.
Personality and traits
He is considered the most athletic of the Correct 5 members. His personality also seems to be the most laid-back besides Issa Narumiya. Although not as adept as Kaito Taira, Sugimaru also has some research capabilities.
Behind the scenes
- Sugimaru first appeared in chapter 1 of Boys Over Flowers Season 2.
- Viz misspelled his name as "Sugimaru Ebisu" in the original release of chapter 1. His name was corrected in the following chapters and the volume release.