Kyouko Kaneki
Kanji 金木 杏子
Romanji Kaneki Kyouko
Personal Information
Born {{{birth}}}
Age 15
Gender Female
Height 164 cm
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Occupation Student
Family {{{family}}}
Vital Information
Affiliation Deaths of August
Status Deceased
Cause of Death Killed with a knife by Tomohiko Kazami
First appearance
Manga None
Anime "Rough Sketch"
Voice Actors
Japanese unknown
English unknown

Kyouko Kaneki was very quiet, shy and kind to other students in her class. She was always seen with Aki, who appears to be her best friend.


Kyouko was among the students who went on the class trip, alongside Aki, whom she shared a room with. In "Makeup", she and Aki heard the tape Takako played over the intercom, informing the class Mei was the "extra" student. Kyouko and Aki heard a commotion in the hallway and left their room to investigate, where they watched Ms Mikami confront her angry students, only to be clubbed into unconsciousness by one when she tried to protect Mei. Horrified, the girls decided to escape the now burning inn, not taking part in the infernal madness the sanctuary had become.

In "Stand By Oneself", Kyouko was seen trying to escape the chaos while protectively wrapping her arms around a visibly distraught Aki. Tragically, the two encountered another, more bloodthirsty student, Tomohiko Kazami. Tomohiko stabbed Kyouko in the back with a chef's knife, mortally wounding her before pulling the blade from Kyouko's still twitching body to pursue a horrified Aki. Her body is later stumbled upon by Kouichi Sakakibara, who is shocked by this and the recent events, questioning "Has everyone lost their minds?"

Though not shown, Izumi encountered Kyouko's body and began to pursue Tomohiko. Killing him with an iron bar to protect Kouichi, Izumi taunted Tomohiko's dead body, telling him he didn't deserve to live as he'd already killed two people.


She has long, straight brown hair and brown eyes, and is typically wearing the standard female school uniform.


She is frequently shown with her best friend Aki Matsui, and appears to be a serious, yet sociable student. She does have a protective nature, as she can be seen holding Aki as the two try to escape the burning inn.


Main article: Kyouko Kaneki/Image Gallery


  • She is ranked B in Another characters ranking.
  • Her home address is 1-23 Tobiicho Yomiyama City.
  • Her first name, Kyouko, means "apricot child". Her last name, Kaneki, means "gold tree."
  • She, accompanied with Aki Matsui, have a brief appearance in chapter 0 (OVA) in the amusement park.

    Kyouko Kaneki accompanied with Aki Matsui in the amusement park.

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