Makoto Tachibana (橘 真琴) --- Description
① Gender: ♂
② Sign: ♏
③ Birthday: November 17th
④ Age: 17
⑤ Height: 183cm | 6’0”
⑥ Weight: 73kg | 161lbs
Makoto Tachibana (橘 真琴) --- Facts
‣ Like all members of the Iwatobi High School Swimming Club, Makoto has a female name.
‣ When he was in elementary and junior high school, he was asked to join the basketball club because of his good physique.
‣ Despite being on the swim team, Makoto is afraid of the ocean. However, in High☆Speed!, Makoto is not only afraid of the ocean, but the water in general.
‣ Makoto has been described as the wishy-washy type by Haruka, because he is too nice and was unable to decide which club member would be his boyfriend if he were a girl.
‣ Makoto and Haruka appear to have a game that consists of Makoto guessing what Haruka is thinking.
‣ Makoto likes eating green curry and chocolate.
‣ Makoto’s best subject is Literature, while he’s bad at English and Art.
‣ Makoto likes physical activity and manual labor.
‣ According to Rin, Makoto has a rough but dynamic stroke that leaves everyone behind.
‣ Makoto was voted Sexiest Anime Man of 2013 by winning over Haru Yoshida from Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun with 24861 votes.
‣ Makoto’s voice actor, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, is the vocalist for OLDCODEX, the band which performed the opening theme for Free!, “Rage on”.
‣ Makoto has won the Muscle Contest held at the renewed Iwatobi Swimming Club, where Gou was one of the judges. However, the one Gou gave the most points was Rin.