is Chris Thorndyke
's Japanese butler. He is tall, thin, looks very stern and wears glasses. He is a skilled martial artist and develops a relationship with Topaz
in the first series. He somehow discovered the presence of Sonic
and the others long before Ella
did and revealed his secret to Chris when he found him scolding Cream
. Tanaka entered the Emerald Fighting Tournament and was defeated by Emerl
. In the French dub, his first name is revealed to be Edward. Tanaka is 35 years old, 175cm (5ft 9in) tall, and weighs 72kg (155lbs).
In the English dub, he speaks with a stereotypical Japanese accent and is voiced by Darren Dunstan, who also voiced Bocoe. In the Japanese version, he is voiced by Naoki Imamura.