Reiji Shinomiya (篠宮レイジ Shinomiya Reiji?) is a main character and a male protagonist in Akiba's Beat. He is a tall, 28 year-old youth in glasses and claims to be "searching for someone" in Akihabara. He later joins the group saying that it is for his own benefits.
He carries the title, "The Brilliant Deskbound Introvert" (頭脳明晰なデスクドランカー?, "The clearheaded desk drinker").