|“||Do you really think Misaki is the dead one?||”|
|Born||November 17th, 1983|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Hair Color||Reddish Brown|
|Affiliation||Deaths of August|
|Cause of Death||Backdraft|
Makoto was shown to be a kind and cheerful person. He along with Noboru Saruta and Megumi Tatara are members of the band club at school. They are also best friends. He and Noboru weren't affected by Takako's speech concerning Mei, though they were willing to consider the possibility she was the Extra.
He has reddish brown wavy shoulder length hair and brown eyes.
His first appearance is in Episode 1, being part of the group that directly welcomed Kouichi to Class 3 on his first day and brought up on knowing a little on Kouichi's father's job in India when the class was told a little on Kouichi's past and also discussing with Teshigawara on India in general. In Episode 11, after listening to Takako's tape broadcast, he and Noboru went to the hall to check out the situation. They discussed if they really thought that Mei was the dead one. He also recalls that the mansion was on fire but he couldn't see any flames or smoke. He opened the dining room door and the flames burst out, causing a backdraft which lead to his death. Noboru was tossed to the side when the explosion occurred.
- He is ranked A+ in Another characters ranking.
- His home address is 5-17 Akatsukicho Yomiyama City.
- His name "Ouji" mean "Prince" in Japanese.
- Also, Makoto means "True".
- He shares a room with Noboru Saruta during the class trip.
- Ouji is an original anime character and does not exist in the original novel.