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In this Japanese name, the family name is Takahashi.
Takahashi Mejin
Born May 23, 1959
Sapporo, Hokkaidō
Occupation Executive

Takahashi Meijin (高橋名人, literally Famous Takahashi, also translated as Master Takahashi), real name Toshiyuki Takahashi (高橋利幸 Takahashi Toshiyuki, born May 23, 1959 in Sapporo, Hokkaidō) is the current executive of Hudson Soft.


16 shot per second

He became famous for his fast trigger finger speed of 16 shots per second in 1980s and is particularly known for his use of this skill in the game Star Soldier and the Family Computer version of Star Force.

Later on his life, his trigger speed was reduced to 130 presses per 10 second. In the 2005-12-8 edition of Yaguchihitori show, he was only able to fire 12 shots per second. During the Star Soldier R challenge event in 2008-3-28, he fired at 12.3 shots per second.

In various fiction featuring Takahashi Meijin, the 16 shot per second became a key plot element.



Video games

He also appeared as a character in Hudson Soft's Hudson's Adventure Island series. In the USA and Europe versions of the games, Takahashi's character was renamed "Master Higgins".

The Adventure Island character was also turned into an animated series titled Bugtte Honey.

Guest starring roles in civilian form include:


  • Running Boy Star Soldier no Himitsu
  • Bug tte Honey
  • Gintama Episode 98


  • Game King Takahashi Meijin vs Mouri Meijin



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