Minami Ryusuke is the genius guitar player of Beck. Everybody know him, because of his previous band - The Dying Breed which he leaves.
At the very beginning his present band fall's a part and he and his ex second guitar player swear that they will create the greatest band.
Ryusuke is the founder of the band Beck. The first one that he choose is the bass player Taira which is the best in town, and after that the singer Chiba.
Most of the members of the band don't accept well the decisions of Ryusuke, like adding Koyuki in the band.
Ryusuke is the main cause for the other main character - Tanaka Yukio to start playing the guitar.
Minami Ryusuke is the typical cool character. He is calm and cold-blooded, ready for anything to make his purpose come true.
In the band Beck, Ryusuke plays the solo guitar.