前原圭一, Kei-chan, K, Kei-ichi, K1
Birthday:Apr 13, 1968
The main protagonist of the Higurashi: When They Cry series. He is the son of a famous and extremely wealthy artist and recently moved to Hinamizawa after an array of unfortunate events in his hometown. His charismatic lively attitude and talented tongue allow him to quickly fit in the town and make new friends and also win some club activities. Though he can be somewhat shy and is easily spooked at times. When in need of a weapon he wields Satoshis old bat. Keiichi often receives the butt of the jokes in the clubs activities from which he was the correct answer to some games they play to wearing embarrassing costumes whenever he loses punishment games. Keiichi has brown hair with dark blue eyes and is described as charismatic to others. During his school days he wears a red shirt under a white one black pants a belt and red shoes. However during his free days he wears a black sleeveless shirt under a short red one green shorts with a blue belt and shoes.