Takeuchi  is an older man of Japanese descent, but born in the United States sometime in the mid 20th century.  He is an Enchanter (Acanthus) that appears unaffillaited with any kind of mystical order, or is perhaps, in a minor way, affiliated with all of them.
Tanuki is not afraid of using his powers for personal gain under the right circumstances.  He makes investments in the right companies at the right time,  and wins at gambling more often (and in larger amounts) than is statistically likely.
He also spends his money very freely. His outfits are