Kyoko Hayashi (林京子, Hayashi Kyōko) is a teacher at Fujimi High School. She is one of the first people to get bitten when "they" enter the school.
Hayashi is the Fujimi High School ping pong club's adviser. She is 30 years old, single, and seems to be unsatisfied with her life.
AppearanceHayashi has light brown eyes with glasses, reddish-brown hair which she keeps in a loose ponytail with long strands hanging down in front of each ear and a full figure with large breasts.
Hayashi was seen in a bar with with her arm around Teshima, suggesting that they shared a relationship outside of work. She was quite strict while teaching her classes.
Little is known about Hayashi's personality. In Imamura's report, he says that she "Gives off this aura like she's unsatisfied with her life".
Kyoko is first seen when she goes to the front gate of the high school with three other teachers to investigate a strange man. One of the other teachers with her named Teshima goes to the gate and grabs the man, trying to get him to leave. The man is actually one of "them" and bites Teshima, taking a large piece of flesh from his arm. When Teshima dies, Kyoko wonders how he could die from those wounds. Teshima turns into one of them, and she is relieved, thinking he is alive. However, Teshima then grabs her and bites her on the neck, which means that it also turned her into one of them.
- Random Trivia: The kanji in her name spell "forest", "capital", and "child".
- She can be seen as an undead on the back of Volume 1.
- She is the second person to become one of "them" in the academy, she is also the first female version of "them" to be seen.