Hatate Himekaidou (姫海棠 はたて Himekaidou Hatate) is a tengu reporter who makes a newspaper called "Kakashi Spirit News". Unlike Aya, she never goes outside for her newspaper research. Instead, she uses her ability called spirit photography. After reading Aya's Bunbunmaru Newspaper, she decided to observe Aya's way of gathering for her articles.
Hatate's surname Himekaidou means "princess" (姫) (hime), "sea, ocean" (海) (kai) and "wild pear tree, crabapple tree" (棠) (dou).