Hasebe (長谷部) is a second year power forward who plays for Kitasumi High. As of yet his last name has not been revealed in the series. Everyone on the team calls him 'HASSE.'
Hasebe is about 178 cm tall. He has medium length messy brown hair with corresponding eyes. His jersey number is 10 and he wears 'ASICS Gel Double II' sneakers.
Hasebe is a sub-member of Kitasumi High, who participated in the practice match between Kitasumi High and Kuzuryū High. He is a proficient scorer and a decent defender who can easily box out his opponents. After the graduation of his teams' Captain 'Nagase,' Hasebe became one of the promising candidates on his basketball team to acquire the Power Forward or Center position.
- The name Hasebe means "leader" (長) (ha), "valley" (谷) (se) and "class" (部) (be).
- “Hmm... Tarou really hates good looking guys doesn’t he.” - to himself (Chapter 37)
- “More importantly Konishi, isn’t today one of your relatives’ wedding ceremony? You could have just taken the day off?” - to Manabu Konishi (Chapter 37)
- "Tarou! You've got a screen behind you! Idiots. We're not gonna let such an obvious screen get the better of us... He's fast" - to Sora Kurumatani (Chapter 38)
- "Taro! You're holding onto the ball for too long! The shot clock will run out!" - to Tarou Kabachi (Chapter 39)