Take Hirako (平子 丈, Hirako Take) is a former First Class Ghoul Investigator before resigning from the CCG. In the past he formed a duo with Kishou Arima. He was in charge of the 21st ward and previously investigated the S-rated ghoul Serpent with his squad, but was later transferred to work alongside Arima again. After the Dragon War, Hirako was asked to be the vice-chancellor of TSC's Peace Officer Academy but refused. He looked after his grandparents until they passed away and lives a normal life in the private sector working in a funeral home.