|“||Yeah...because you broke the rules!||”|
—Suguru Yamada lambasts Kouichi, and blames him for Yukari's death.
He was one of the students who rushed out of class and saw Yukari's body. He held Kouichi responsible for her death, insisting he'd broken the rules, much to Kouichi's confusion. The next day, he blatantly ignored Kouichi when his classmate asked him what was going on, confusing an already shocked Kouichi further.
A few weeks later, he and Yuuya Mochizuki were riding their bikes on the edge of town, scoffing at the curse. Yamada declared it wouldn't be that hard to beat, as all one had to do was escape Yomiyama City. Ironically, a few minutes later the brakes on his bike failed, and Yamada rode into oncoming traffic, where he was hit by a car and killed instantly. Horrified, Mochizuki fled the scene, leaving a confused motorist with his friend's body.
The next school day, a distraught Takako placed a memorial flower on his desk, before breaking down in tears and exclaiming it no longer mattered whether or not they ignored Kouichi and Mei anymore.