- "We have not been been properly introduced. My name is Kumiko Ishihara. Daughter of Kazuo."
- ―Kumiko Ishihara, to Willow Rosenberg[src]
Powers and Abilities
- "Or did you think you were Saga Vasuki's only student? We speak the same language, you and I."
- ―Kumiko to Willow[src]
Kumiko had the common abilities and handicaps of vampires, as well, for a time, the shapeshifting powers of Dracula, allowing her to transform into mist, as well as different animals such as panthers, wolves, bats and a swarm of bees.
Besides her vampire powers, Kumiko was also a powerful witch, having been trained by the demonic Aluwyn. She was capable of flying and performing a number of powerful spells and rituals.
It is unknown whether she was killed by Buffy, or not. In the final scene of her appearance Buffy impales her with a knife, and not with a wooden stake (unless it was a art error) what a vampire does not kill. Nevertheless Kumiko is never more seen or mentioned meaning she was indeed killed by Buffy.