Higuchi is a fairly tall, young woman in her 20's. Her hair is blonde and comes down to her shoulders, which she usually keeps tied up into a messy bun. Her eyes are a deep brown color. She wears a black suit that she leaves unbuttoned, and is also usually seen wearing a pair of rectangular sunglasses.
When Higuchi is first introduced, she has a more refined appearance. Her hair is let out of its usual bun and is brushed neatly. She is also seen without her sunglasses and has buttoned up her jacket properly.
In her introduction, Higuchi appeared as a meek, young lady who fears for her safety after reportedly seeing suspicious individuals loitering around her place of operations.
But after leading Atsushi, Junichirou and Naomi into a trap, she revealed her true personality as a Port Mafia member who is loyal to the organization but bloodthirsty and reckless since she uses firearms to harm the target she is supposed to capture.
Higuchi is never shown using an ability nor is ever mentioned to have one. However, in several promotional posters, her ability is shown to be ???, instead of no ability.
She is shown to be highly proficient with firearms. She is shown wielding pistols and sub-machine guns several times in the series.
In chapter 41, it is revealed that she lives with her younger sister.
- Higuchi is the namesake of a famous writer who is one of the two females to be represented on bills in Japan.