Takigawa Chikao (瀧川 ちかお Chikao Takigawa ) is a minor character in the Hibike! Euphonium series. Chikao is a first-year student who plays the Tenor Saxophone. He seems to be good friends with Shuuichi Tsukamoto, as he is also a first-year.
Chikao is a young teenage boy with unkempt, messy and black hair which is overall very similar to Noboru Taki's hairstyle, and amethyst-colored eyes. He is often depicted in standard Kitauji High School uniform for freshmen boys.