Katou was a police officer of the Tokonosu Eastern Police force before he changed into one of Them.
Officer Katou is a police officer from the Tokonosu Prefecture and stationed at the Easter Police Precinct. He was left behind at the police station as the survivors of Them (zombies) left for the Shintoko Third Elementary School, where the J.S.D.F. were staging the mass evacuation. Katou stayed behind because he had been bitten. Not wanting to be changed into one of Them, He put his pistol to his head and pulled the trigger.
Katou is a supporting character of the manga/anime series Highschool of the Dead that was written by Daisuke Sato and illustrated by Shouji Sato. The series first began serialization in Fujimi Shobo's Monthly Dragon Age magazine in July 2006.
His first appearance was in Hightschool of the Dead Volume 7 CH. 27 "Assault on Dead Precinct", and he has made no appearance in the anime series, to date.
Katou suicide attempt failed and he was soon changed into one of Them. He was found wondering the precinct as the daughter of officer Tadashi Miyamoto, Rei, had come looking for her father and weapons with her friends. She quickly recognized him, and they could tell he had tried to take his own life. He was soon put down by Saeko Busujima with her katana.
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