|Light Novel:||Volume 1, Chapter 1|
Jinzaburō Matoba (的場 甚三郎?) is one of the supporting character of Outbreak Company series. He is the main antagonist of the series and the man from the Japanese government who hires Shin'ichi to the task of spreading the Japanese culture in Eldant. However, he only reveals him the true nature of his mission after having him drugged and taken away from Earth.
He's always friendly to his allies and Shinichi. Too bad about his intention to subjugate Eldant society by monopolizing the supply of otaku culture and using Shinichi as a pawn.
- Episode 3 shows his favorite anime as Pencil Shin-chan (えんぴつしんちゃん?) and the favorite character as Hiroji (ひろじ?).