With a muscular build, blonde hair, and blue eyes, he sported an almost identical body type and face that his son would in adulthood.
A seemingly hardworking man, he raised Shin, his son, alone. He cared deeply for Shin, protecting and helping him to escape from the militia. Ultimately, however, he's killed by them and his body was used as a bait to lure Shin to a setup.
It's unknown the symbolic behind it but during Shin's possession by the "Sinister Entity" inside the lake of refuse. He saw his father in the same way as the last time, beaten to the pulp in a chair, floating in the roof of the room where Shin was. There are no explanations behind this, but it mostly assumed that he is part of the grudge of human souls inside the Central Department Store.