Tetsuya Nishina (仁科 哲也 Nishina Tetsuya) is a Master Sergeant and a member of Third Recon Team.
Nishina is a skinny pale-skinned young man with short jet black hair.
He is usually seen wearing his army uniform.
Nishina has a friendly and laid-back personality.
Nishina has a wife whom he holds dearly and he appears to have a stable relationship with her.
Skills & Abilities
Basic Training: Like all JSDF personnel, Nishina has undergone basic physical and combat training. He is good physical condition and is a competent marksman.
Military Administration: Nishina is skilled with JSDF bureaucracy as he assists the much-less-skilled Lt. Yōji Itami with rapidly setting up the refugee camp's housing and services when they first arrived at Alnus Base.
- The name Tetsuya means "philosophy, clear" (哲) (tetsu) and "to be, also" (也) (ya).
- Tetsuya's surname Nishina means "compassionate" (仁) (ni) and "family, department, section, course" (科) (shina).