|First Appearance||Chapter 16|
Sokabe (曽我部) is Tosaki's kouhai and a high-ranked member of the ministry of health, labor and welfare. He is assigned to supervise Tosaki. After being appointed by the minister of the ministry of health, labor, and welfare as Tosaki's successor, he observes Tosaki's behavior in minute detail and reports on this to the minister.
Sokabe is a young man that appears to be in his late twenties to early thirties. He always wears his round framed glasses and underneath them he has dark brown eyes. His face is rather round and long with soft features. He has short, black hair. He is always seen wearing formal wear such as suits.