|Japanese Name||牛山 (うしやま)|
|Debut||Episode 04 - Your Efforts Aren't in Vain|
|Japanese Voice||Daisuke Ono|
|English Voice||Illich Guardiola|
Ushiyama is a person who is affiliated with AKB0048 . He is also the dance teacher and choregrapher for AKB0048 and its understudies. Ushiyama likes to cross-dress and act like a woman.
Ushiyama has long indigo hair which he wears down during rehearsals, and ties up when off duty. His eyes are dark pink. He has darker skin and a muscular build, and is often seen in a woman's jumpsuit or in women's clothes off duty.
Although he is a man, Ushiyama seems to have more the personality of a woman. However, when he coaches the girls, he can be very strict and very harsh when one of the girls does something wrong.