Muneyoshi Kugayama (陸山 宗芳 Kugayama Muneyoshi) is the minor character of Hyouka. He is a second-year student of the Kamiyama High School and the school's Student Council President.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Muneyoshi has lightly tanned skin, unkempt brown hair and brown eyes.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Muneyoshi seems to be a fairly friendly guy. Despite being a good illustrator, he has no interest in drawing manga, only seeing it as something fun he did, showing a frivolous attitude toward it[1].

Plot[edit | edit source]

Muneyoshi is a school's Student Council president. In Episode 15, Muneyoshi is seen watching the magic show with Jirou Tanabe and saying hello to Fuyumi Irisu. Upon entering the room, two girls get excited and say "it's him!"

At the closing ceremony of the festival, after saying things at the festival safely came to an end. Muneyoshi mentions the "strange incident", the audience laughs. He then turns to a perturbed Jirō and says "Nice job!" and smiles. Jirou still looks a little disturbed.

Actually, it was Muneyoshi who did the art for A Corpse by Evening for the manga club during his first year.

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Jirou Tanabe[edit | edit source]

He and Jirou appear to be close friends.

Fuyumi Irisu[edit | edit source]

He and Fuyumi seem to be acquainted with one another.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

  • The name Muneyoshi means "religion, sect, denomination, main point, origin, essence" (宗) (mune) and "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" (芳) (yoshi).
  • Muneyoshi's surname Kugayama means "land" (陸) (kuga) and "mountain, hill" (山) (yama).

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