|Date of birth||April 15|
|Height||188.3 cm (6' 2.1")|
|Weight||74.0 kg (163.1 lbs)|
|Home town||Miyagi Prefecture|
|Occupation|| High School Student |
(2nd Year, Class 5)
|Chapter||"A Goal and Regrets"|
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He has a dark ginger hair, and slanted, dark brown hooded eyes. He is very tall for a second year, and has a considerably large build. He can usually be seen with a flat expression or scowl.
He doesn't talk to his teammates very often, and appears mostly emotionless, only looking annoyed on occasion. He has been seen crying once.
Spring High Preliminary ArcEdit
He doesn't seem to put much effort into his playing and sometimes accidentally lets a ball in; however, since he's a starting member in Shiratorizawa, his abilities shouldn't be too low. Tendō has noted that Kawanishi has an eclectic and more analytical blocking style, which the year's a little annoyed by; Kawanishi would use guess blocking on occasions and switch back to read blocking when needed. He also won't fight any uncertain battles.
By National Finals, he became an unpredictable and accurate server, being able to serve at corners and the next one clipping over the net, where both being service aces, but it also has to do with Karasuno players being overwhelmed by the occasion.
- Favorite Food: Sukiyaki
- Current Concern: My allergies may be acting up...
- His star sign is Aries
- His hair color is darker in the anime than the manga, because the animators wanted his hair to contrast more with his skin.
- Taichi (太一) - Big one
- Kawanishi (川西) - Western river