The main character of the Kotoura-san series. She has the ability to read minds.
Kotoura at first seem to be an ordinary girl, with a loving mother and father. As she grew up however things took a turn for the worst as she began to develop psychic abilities. Her classmates began to shun her and call her horrible names like "monster." Her parents mostly Kotoura's mother desperately searched for help, ranging from doctors to priests. Even they could not find the answers for her. Eventually, Kotoura's parents abandoned her after being unable to handle the stress she presented; even Kotoura's mother went as far as wishing that Kotoura was never born. As Kotoura aged she started to accept the fact that she is an outsider, and never let anyone get too close to her.
Kotoura was born with the unique ability to read people's minds. She is considered an Esper, and currently has no control over this power.