|Japanese Voice||Atsuko Tanaka|
|Anime Debut||Episode 06: On the Way Home|
Yuriko has short dark brown hair (she is depicted wearing a ponytail tied back during the Maihou Piano Competition in the manga) and brown eyes.
Yuriko is shown to be a caring piano instructor to Emi Igawa.
As a piano tutor, Yuriko can play the piano and is skilled in teaching, having taught Emi Igawa, who is considered a gifted pianist.
Yuriko became Emi Igawa's piano mentor, when she came with her mother to Yuriko’s doorstep, after deciding that she wanted to pursue the piano.
- The name Yuriko means "reason, case" (由) (yu), "village" (里) (ri) and "child" (子) (ko).
- Yuriko's surname Ochiai means "drop" (落) (ochi) and "combined" (合) (ai).