The self-acclaimed disciple of Kunio, Sugata respects him and seriously considers him a teacher. Although he is described as simple-minded and has poor scouting skills, one of his main strengths is his fiery passion. Because of his family influence, he hates villains and is dedicated to fighting them, no matter how strong they are.
- In Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge, Sugata was name Cheese, a member of Team Southside High School and his hair was different.
- In River City Ransom EX, Sugata was called Gary.