Masakiyo Ogi (小木 正清 Ogi Masakiyo) is a minor character of Hyouka. He was an English teacher at Kaburaya Middle School.

Appearance

Masakiyo has black hair, somewhat droopy grey eyes, mildly wrinkled skin and he wears yellow-framed oval-shaped glasses.

Personality

Houtarou Oreki's first impression of Masakiyo was that he was a little weird.

Plot

Masakiyo taught English to Houtarou Oreki, Satoshi Fukube and Mayaka Ibara while they were in middle school. He claims to have been struck by lightning three times. Also, when a helicopter was on his way near the school, he suddenly stops the lesson, went to the window and watch it till he can't see the helicopter anymore. Then he usually laughed, apologized and resumed the lesson as claimed by Houtarou, in which this thing happen several times.

Etymology

  • The name Masakiyo means "right, proper" (正) (masa) and "clear, pure, clean" (清) (kiyo).
  • Masakiyo's surname Ogi means "small" (小) (o) and "tree, wood" (木) (ki/gi).

Trivia

  • Masakiyo used to be avid mountain climber.

References

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