Takumi Hayakawa (早河 巧, Hayakawa Takumi) is a high-ranking government official works for the government and the head of the military branch who is assigned to fight against the Kusaribe Clan.
Takumi is a distinct and handsome young man with black hair that has bangs hanging on the right side black eyes.
He is dressed in a simple, yet elegant way as he is always seen to be wearing his working suits.
In the anime, Takumi first appeared when the military kidnapped Yoshino Takigawa. Takumi talked with him about their strategy and their course of action in the upcoming attack on Mt. Fuji. In the manga on the other hand he first appeared when the military is already attacking the Mt.fuji, he is in charge of deploying tanks, helicopters to the scene. Later on, he was demoted because of the failure of the mission.
Once that the world has settled after the attack of the Tree of Beginnings, he had been trying to regain his position in the government. He is said to be spreading rumors about the Magician of Zetsuen.
Takumi is an intelligent man, being assigned, even if so young, to the task of defeating the Kusaribe Clan. He has shown good tactical skills in deploying his armed forces, and is personally skilled in the usage of firearms.
Takumi is Evangeline's contact with the government and the two are shown to be good friends.
Samon and Takumi are close to each other because of Takumi's grandfather being one of the trusted man of the Kusaribe clan.
Tetsuma has a certain degree of hate towards Takumi as he was ordering Tetsuma around.
- The name Takumi means "skillful" (巧).
- Takumi's surname Hayakawa means "already, now, fast, early" (早) (haya) and "river, stream" (河) (kawa).