Tomoe Minai

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Tomoe Minai
南井 巴
Tomoe mei.png
Character Information
ClassificationHuman
TitleChief Inspector
First Division Assistant Director
GenderFemale
Age29
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorLight Brown
OccupationDetective
First AppearanceSomeutsushi-hen
Relationships

Tomoe Minai (南井 巴 Minai Tomoe?) is a detective who serves as the protagonist of Someutsushi-hen, Kagebōshi-hen, Tokihogushi-hen, and Miotsukushi-hen Ura. She also appears as a minor character in Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Mei.

Profile

She is a detective in the Kakiuchi Police Station's criminal investigation division, and her rank is Chief. She's transferred to Kakiuchi Station as a candidate for an executive position in a group recommended by the National Police Agency.

She's a serious person, but her flaws are that she's a bit stubborn and inflexible. Her investigation of a mysterious burnt body found on the night of the Watanagashi Festival leads her to become involved in the Hinamizawa case.

Background

Tomoe was born to Yuusuke Minai, a police offer at the Metropolitan Police Department.

Appearance

Tomoe appears as a young woman with short brown hair and light brown eyes. She typically wears a black shirt covered by a red jacket and matching skirt.

Personality

Tomoe is a serious and talented detective. She is typically calm and collected, though she has the occasional outburst when dealing with her sister, Madoka Minai, or her boss, Kaoru Yamaoki. She has a notable appetite for junk food with a particular liking for the desserts at Angel Mort.

Plot

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Mei

See also