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Shichiro Kodama is the director of the Sensha-dō Federation, overseeing many of its major decisions, as well as acting to some degree as their spokesperson. He received a visit from Anzu Kadotani and Ami Chōno to discuss the closure of Ooarai Girls Academy. It is implied that he had the power to persuade MEXT to overturn their decision. He attended the annihilation match between Ooarai and the All-Stars University Team, and assisted with the last-minute verification of the short-term transfer documents for students of various other schools coming to join the match.
Shichiro Kodama is a tall and well-built man with a thin moustache. He is bald and has brown eyes. He wears dark grey and black academic robes. He is frequently seen carrying a white fan with the Sensha-dō Federation logo printed on it in blue. Outside, he wears a cream-coloured boater hat with a black ribbon.
As the director of the Sensha-dō Federation, Shichiro's primary concern is the public support of his organisation, and is initially reluctant to repeal the decommissioning of the Ooarai school carrier for fear that it would cause the Federation to lose face. However, he is shown to be overall friendly and also more understanding than his counterpart, Renta Tsuji, and makes a graceful about-turn once convinced that the backlash from closing down the reigning champions would be even greater than revoking the decision to shut them down.
Despite evidently being sufficiently intelligent to keep track of the various faculties of the Federation and determining its most pressing priorities, Shichiro is shown not to be quite as shrewd as some of the other characters in the film. Although Anzu and Ami realise that an interruption of the pro-league training could be used as an effective bargaining tool in the face of the coming International Tournament, Shichiro remains blissfully unaware of their intention until Shiho Nishizumi is already in Tsuji's office, threatening to resign. Similarly, the director doesn't make the connection between the sudden and dubious approval of the controversial Karl-Gerät 040 by the Federation and its use against the Ooarai Compound Team until he actually witnesses the artillery piece in the match itself.
Throughout the course of the negotiations and the following battle, Shichiro does eventually sympathise with Ooarai and ends up rooting for them as an underdog by the end of the match. When the results are finally announced, he makes an unreserved display of joy and excitement, showing that he has no problems with being open about his feelings.
- In the spin-off manga Motto Love Love Sakusen Desu!, it is implied that he is actually a relatively friendly acquaintance of Renta Tsuji, as the latter even agrees to confide in him his backstory with Ooarai before being interrupted by Shiho and Chiyo Shimada.
|Ooarai Girls High School||Anglerfish Team||Miho Nishizumi ♦ Saori Takebe ♦ Hana Isuzu ♦ Yukari Akiyama ♦ Mako Reizei|
|Duck Team||Noriko Isobe ♦ Taeko Kondou ♦ Shinobu Kawanishi ♦ Akebi Sasaki|
|Hippo Team||Erwin ♦ Caesar ♦ Saemonza ♦ Oryou|
|Rabbit Team||Azusa Sawa ♦ Aya Oono ♦ Ayumi Yamagou ♦ Yuuki Utsugi ♦ Karina Sakaguchi ♦ Saki Maruyama|
|Turtle Team||Anzu Kadotani ♦ Momo Kawashima ♦ Yuzu Koyama|
|Mallard Team||Midoriko Sono ♦ Moyoko Gotou ♦ Nozomi Konparu|
|Leopon Team||Satoko Nakajima ♦ Hoshino ♦ Suzuki ♦ Tsuchiya|
|Anteater Team||Nekota ♦ Momoga ♦ Piyotan|
|Shark Team||Ogin ♦ Murakami ♦ Cutlass ♦ Flint ♦ Rum|
|Miscellanous||Taiga Ou ♦ Sadoka ♦ Mazoe|
|St. Gloriana Girls High School||Darjeeling ♦ Orange Pekoe ♦ Assam ♦ Rosehip ♦ Rukuriri ♦ Nilgiri ♦ Vanilla ♦ Cranberry ♦ Earl Grey|
|Saunders Girls High School||Kay ♦ Alisa ♦ Naomi ♦ Helmet-Chan|
|Anzio Girls High School||Anchovy ♦ Carpaccio ♦ Pepperoni ♦ Amaretto ♦ Gelato ♦ Panettone|
|Pravda Girls High School||Katyusha ♦ Nonna ♦ Klara ♦ Nina ♦ Alina|
|Kuromorimine Girls High School||Maho Nishizumi ♦ Erika Itsumi ♦ Koume Akaboshi ♦ Leila Rou ♦ Ritaiko ♦ Geshiko ♦ Sangou ♦ Mauko ♦ Sheska|
|Chi-Ha-Tan Academy||Kinuyo Nishi ♦ Fukuda ♦ Haru Tamada ♦ Hosomi ♦ Nagura ♦ Hamada ♦ Teramoto ♦ Ikeda|
|Jatkosota High School||Mika ♦ Aki ♦ Mikko ♦ Touko ♦ Lili|
|BC Freedom High School||Ribbon Warrior||Asparagus ♦ Moules ♦ Bordeaux|
|Das Finale||Marie ♦ Andou ♦ Oshida|
|Tatenashi Girls High School||Shizuka Tsuruki ♦ Rin Matsukaze ♦ Haruka Endou|
|Bonple High School||Jajka ♦ Uszka|
|Maginot Girls Academy||Éclair ♦ Fondue ♦ Galette ♦ Madeleine ♦ Colombier|
|Count High School||Noemi Kohiyama ♦ Anna ♦ Marina Constantinescu|
|Tategoto High School||Aung|
|Maple High School||Trout ♦ Amber ♦ Oleo|
|Kebab High School||Bosphorus|
|Bellwall Academy||Tiger I Crew||Emi Nakasuga ♦ Hitomi Yuzumoto ♦ Kita ♦ Takami ♦ Nagisa Shiratori|
|Jagdpanther Crew||Neko Yamamori ♦ Yano ♦ Koharu Sakai ♦ Kanbara ♦ Hirono|
|Elefant Crew||Chifuyu Doi ♦ Terauchi ♦ Wakasugi ♦ Kunihiro ♦ Nogata ♦ Enami|
|T-44 Crew||Youko Minami ♦ Saionji ♦ Azuma ♦ Hokuto|
|Panzer II Crew||Kashiwaba Sisters|
|West Kureouji Grona Academy||Kiri Shiratori|
|All-Stars University Team||Alice Shimada ♦ Azumi ♦ Megumi ♦ Rumi|
|Japan Sensha-dō Federation||Ami Chōno ♦ Shiho Nishizumi ♦ Renta Tsuji ♦ Chiyo Shimada ♦ Shichiro Kodama ♦ Kikuyo Idegami ♦ Kanon Sasagawa ♦ Hibiki Inatomi ♦ Remi Takashima|
|Non-Affiliated||Yoshiko Akiyama ♦ Jungorou Akiyama ♦ Hisako Reizei ♦ Shinzaburo ♦ Yuri Isuzu ♦ Chihiro Yusa ♦ Boko|