|Name in Japanese||桑原 宏明|
|Romaji Translation||Kuwabara Hiroaki|
|Debut (Anime)||Episode 1|
|Voiced by|| Junji Majima (drama CD)
Takahiro Sakurai (anime)
|Affiliation/s||NEET Detective Team|
Hiroaki Kuwabara (桑原 宏明, Kuwabara Hiroaki), also known as Hiro (ヒロ), is a member of the NEET Detective Team, and is the information-gathering specialist in the group. His approach in looking for information is often centered on using his looks and his sweet talk, and he is often seen talking to girls, sometimes multiple girls at the same time, using more than one cellphone.
He is the only member of the NEET Detective Team who has a driver's license. As such, he acts as the chauffeur of the other NEET members.