The writer half of Yudetamago. Takashi Shimada frequently attends movie premieres, events, and interviews by himself and has the the most exposure of the duo. These appearances have lead to him being jokingly referred to as "The Non-Working Half of Yude". He claims to have been a naughty child in his younger days and that his favourite show was a TV Drama called Playgirl. He loved to read and draw manga, and before he met Nakai he would often draw Kinnikuman on notebook paper.