| Kumagai Katsuya|
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Kumagai Katsuya is a character in the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series, and a support officer who works at the Okinomiya police department. He first appears in Onikakushi-hen, when Ōishi Kuraudo tells him to get a patrol to help Maebara Keiichi before he claws out his throat. In Yakusamashi-hen, Hōjō Satoko asks him to come to her house to protect her and Furude Rika, but Kumagai is shot by a member of the Yamainu on his way there.
Kumagai's appearance differs in the Higurashi media, but he always appears to be somewhat young. In the anime, he is usually shown wearing a shirt and tie and has black hair with patches of dark gray on the sides. In the manga, he wears a work suit and has completely black hair. In the Alchemist games, he wears a suit and tie and sports purple hair. He doesn't have a sprite in the original Sound Novels.