Misato Ochi is a teacher at Karakura High School. Her pupils include Ichigo Kurosaki and his friends. Misato Ochi is a young woman with rounded glasses and long brown hair tied back in a pony tail. She later cuts her hair to shoulder length. She is generally an easy going person who isn't bothered by Ichigo's absence. Nor of those of others such as Uryū and Chad, simply saying that they will eventually return to school. She also told her students to not work too hard during summer vacation. However, she can also be strict and makes Ichigo sit special exams because of his multitude of absences.