|Height||175 cm (5' 9")|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lbs)|
|Birthday||May 18th, Taurus|
Kōichi Kawahara (河原 浩一 Kawahara Kōichi) is a first year small forward at Seirin High.
Kawahara is a school boy of an average height. He has very short, black hair. He wears the red, black and white Seirin High jersey with the number 15.
Kawahara is just as determined to win as the other players at Seirin. Even if he's just sitting on the bench he still cheers for the team.
He can act funny, like when he just joined Seirin and Riko asked him to shout out his determination, but instead he told the story of his childhood.
Kawahara was first unofficially introduced when he joined the basketball club of Seirin. He and the other first years had to play a match against the second years and Kawahara was very skeptical and demotivated.
Along with Seirin, he went to the Winter Cup and is seen cheering them on from the bench.
Kawahara makes his debut in the second quarter of the game against Rakuzan. He subs in for Fukuda.
- His full name was first revealed in the anime, but later confirmed in the CHARACTERS BIBLE.
- He is the only Small Forward of Seirin's team.
|2nd years||Teppei Kiyoshi • Junpei Hyūga • Shun Izuki • Shinji Koganei • Rinnosuke Mitobe • Satoshi Tsuchida|
|1st years||Tetsuya Kuroko • Taiga Kagami • Kōki Furihata • Hiroshi Fukuda • Kōichi Kawahara|
|Other||Tetsuya #2 • Kagetora Aida • Kenji Takeda|