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Probably the creepiest puzzle game ever, starring Irisu Kyouko, an asthmatic, mentally unstable university student with an obsession with rabbits, having gotten attached to one at school when she was young. She always had trouble socializing with others, and felt the class rabbit was her only friend. Unfortunately, it was horrifically killed one day, something that was discovered when Irisu found a cat licking the bunny's decapitated head, traumatizing her and causing her to hate cats.

The game also features three university students out on a camping trip: Edogawa, a [[GenkiGirl Genki Boy]], Age Hatori (Ageha), a [[OhCrap cat obsessed]] GenkiGirl, and their friend, the perpetually dopey looking Uujima (Uuji)[[spoiler:[[note]]A deranged sociopath who most likely performed the aforementioned bunny killing[[/note]]]]. [[spoiler:Later in the game, it reveals that Irisu not only came on the trip with them, but planned the entire outing.]] Edogawa tells his friends of a witch that lives in the forest, although the other two don't believe him. Later that day, he does not return after going out to fish. Uujima and Ageha search the forest to look for him, when Uuji hears something. He goes by himself to examine it, but he does not return, leaving Ageha alone, possibly with a witch preying on her.

The updated rerelease, ''Irisu Syndrome: Metsu'', expands on the story and explains the motivations. [[spoiler: It turns out that a younger Uujima was the one who likely murdered the bunny, in a particularly terrifying instance of InsaneTrollLogic — eventually, the rabbit would die, which would leave Irisu sad and lonely. So instead, he brutally killed it, accidentally leaving its head to be found. The theory was that the combination of not having the bunny around to hide with and the pity she would receive from the event would encourage her to gain friends. Instead, she happens upon the bloody scene and a kitten lapping the blood up, causing her to snap and stop coming to school.]]

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Probably the creepiest puzzle game ever, starring Irisu Kyouko, an asthmatic, mentally unstable university student with an obsession with rabbits, having gotten attached to one at school when she was young. She always had trouble socializing with others, and felt the class rabbit was her only friend. Unfortunately, it passed away one day and its corpse was horrifically killed one day, tampered with, something that was discovered when Irisu found a cat licking the bunny's decapitated head, traumatizing her and causing her to hate cats.

The game also features three university students out on a camping trip: Edogawa, a [[GenkiGirl Genki Boy]], Age Hatori (Ageha), a [[OhCrap cat obsessed]] obsessed GenkiGirl, and their friend, the perpetually dopey looking Satoru Uujima (Uuji)[[spoiler:[[note]]A deranged sociopath who most likely performed the aforementioned bunny killing[[/note]]]]. [[spoiler:Later in the game, it reveals that (whom Irisu not only came on the trip with them, but planned the entire outing.]] calls Uuji). Edogawa tells his friends of a witch that lives in the forest, although the other two don't believe him. Later that day, he does not return after going out to fish. Uujima and Ageha search the forest to look for him, when Uuji hears something. He goes by himself to examine it, but he does not return, leaving Ageha alone, possibly with a witch preying on her.

her. [[spoiler:Later in the game, it reveals that Irisu not only came on the trip with them, but planned the entire outing.]]

The updated rerelease, ''Irisu Syndrome: Metsu'', expands on the story and explains the motivations. [[spoiler: It turns out that after the rabbit died, a younger Uujima was the one who likely murdered beheaded it; the bunny, in a particularly terrifying instance of InsaneTrollLogic — eventually, the rabbit would die, which would leave Irisu sad and lonely. So instead, he brutally killed it, accidentally leaving its head to be found. The theory was that the combination of not having the bunny around to hide with and the pity she gruesomeness would receive from help his classmates remember the event would encourage her to gain friends. Instead, she rabbit after its death. Unfortunately, Irisu happens upon the bloody scene and a kitten lapping the blood up, causing her to snap and stop coming to school.]]



[[spoiler:Two bonus details hint at even darker things — every time you score over 40,000 points in the original mode, you see the picture above instead of the usual game over picture. If you manage to reach 100,000 points in the old mode before playing Metsu mode, you get a drawing of the suicidal bunnies, [[strike:with a big black MadnessMantra X drawn through them, a red explosion above them, and the two dark black with red irises under them all]] with '''a rabbit with messed up eyes and one of its ears exploding blood appearing from the bottom of the page!''' The insinuation to both [[TheStinger stingers]] is that by taking enough time, she has figured out it was Uuji that murdered her rabbit, and/or that she found the drawing of the bunnies ''after'' previously giving up on the plan, and/or that there's some other influence (the glowing red eyes — i.e., the spirit of her murdered bunny, demanding revenge) causing the events of the series.]]

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[[spoiler:Two bonus details hint at even darker things — every time you score over 40,000 points in the original mode, you see the picture above instead of the usual game over picture. If you manage to reach 100,000 points in the old mode before playing Metsu mode, you get a drawing of the suicidal bunnies, [[strike:with a big black MadnessMantra X drawn through them, a red explosion above them, and the two dark black with red irises under them all]] with '''a rabbit with messed up eyes and one of its ears exploding blood appearing from the bottom of the page!''' The insinuation to both [[TheStinger stingers]] is that by taking enough time, she has figured out it was Uuji that murdered decapitated her rabbit, rabbit after death, and/or that she found the drawing of the bunnies ''after'' previously giving up on the plan, and/or that there's some other influence (the glowing red eyes — i.e., the spirit of her murdered bunny, demanding revenge) causing the events of the series.]]



** Irisu. [[spoiler:But averted in the good endings, where Irisu is able to calm down.]]
** [[spoiler:Meanwhile, Uuji is more of TheSociopath.]]

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** Irisu. [[spoiler:But averted [[spoiler:Averted in the good endings, where Irisu is able to calm down.]]
** [[spoiler:Meanwhile, Uuji is more of TheSociopath.
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* EvilAlbino: '''Irisu'''. [[spoiler:Averted in the best endings... maybe.]]
* EvolvingTitleScreen: [[spoiler:When you get the good ending, wait long enough and the background will begin to go much faster before it turns into a description of the events where Uuji murders U-tarou, written by Irisu herself. The next change happens if you unlock Metsu mode, where it shows the decapitated head of a cat on the bottom right corner of the screen. Clicking on it takes you to the aforementioned mode, which also changes the title screen via changing the logo to a dark red version with a darker background while Irisu is walking with her back turned. The Album option is also gone in this mode. The final change occurs when you reach Level 100 on Metsu, where Irisu is shown smiling and looking towards the screen, and the same description from before is in the background.]]
* FallingBlocks: And rising blocks. And in ''Metsu'', bubbles.
* FlashbackCut: [[spoiler:When you unlock Metsu mode for the first time, a quick series of frames [[StartOfDarkness depicting the cause of Irisu's insanity]] appears before some exposition.]][[note]]Someone — insinuated to be Uuji — killed her pet rabbit when she was a young girl, leaving its decapitated head to be found by her. This set up the later events once Irisu reached high school/college.[[/note]]

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* EvilAlbino: '''Irisu'''. [[spoiler:Averted in the best endings... endings, maybe.]]
* EvolvingTitleScreen: [[spoiler:When you get the good ending, wait long enough and the background will begin to go much faster before it turns into a description of the events where Uuji murders U-tarou, written by Irisu herself. The next change happens if you unlock Metsu mode, where it shows the decapitated head of a cat on the bottom right corner of the screen. Clicking on it takes you to the aforementioned Metsu mode, which also changes the title screen via changing the logo to a dark red version with a darker background while Irisu is walking with her back turned. The Album option is also gone in this mode. The final change occurs when you reach Level 100 on Metsu, where Irisu is shown smiling and looking towards the screen, and the same description from before is in the background.]]
* FallingBlocks: And rising blocks. And in In ''Metsu'', they are joined by rising bubbles.
* FlashbackCut: [[spoiler:When you unlock Metsu mode for the first time, a quick series of frames [[StartOfDarkness depicting the cause of Irisu's insanity]] appears before some exposition.]][[note]]Someone — insinuated to be Uuji — killed her ]][[note]]Her pet rabbit died of natural causes but was then decapiated when she was a young girl, leaving its decapitated head to be and she later found the head by her.itself. This set up the later events once Irisu reached high school/college.[[/note]]



* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Metsu mode. Turns out Irisu's not the only insane person. Presumably the 100k [[TheStinger stinger]] from normal mode will still affect Irisu after the end of Metsu mode. Uuji has settled for a happy ending — [[ShipperOnDeck he's getting Ageha and Edogawa together]], Irisu has calmed down and has joined the circle of friends, everything is ok, right? ...unless Irisu happens upon the notepad he wrote in middle school confessing to murdering her bunny, or finds the bunny-suicide image that he intentionally created to drive her insane. [[DespairEventHorizon Not only that,]] she appears to have drawn a demonic bunny on the image. '''With blood on it.''']]

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* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Metsu mode. Turns out Irisu's not the only insane person. Presumably the 100k [[TheStinger stinger]] from normal mode will still affect Irisu after the end of Metsu mode. Uuji has settled for a happy ending — [[ShipperOnDeck he's getting Ageha and Edogawa together]], Irisu has calmed down and has joined the circle of friends, everything is ok, right? ...unless Unless Irisu happens upon the notepad he wrote in middle school confessing to murdering decapitating her bunny, or finds the bunny-suicide image that he intentionally created to drive her insane. [[DespairEventHorizon Not only that,]] she appears to have drawn a demonic bunny on the image. '''With blood on it.''']]



* GirlWithPsychoWeapon: Irisu and her nail bat [[spoiler:, which is actually bread]]. [[spoiler:... Her real weapon in darth bunnygirl mode is a sock full of rocks that she was planning to murder everyone with, the one she's holding in the title screen pictures.]]

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* GirlWithPsychoWeapon: Irisu and her nail bat [[spoiler:, bat[[spoiler:, which is actually bread]]. [[spoiler:... Her real weapon in darth bunnygirl mode is a sock full of rocks that she was planning to murder everyone with, the one she's holding in the title screen pictures.]]



* LonersAreFreaks: As explained in Metsu mode, [[spoiler:surprise: It's not Irisu]]. [[spoiler:It's Uuji — the second to vanish and the one with half-closed eyes. He's a [[InsaneTrollLogic psychopath]] who draws pictures of suicidal cats for fun, and it's heavily insinuated he killed Middle-School!Irisu's rabbit because he didn't want her to be... lonely. You know, ''in case it died?'' He then discovers Irisu's plan to murder the other two so she can be with him and tries to find a way to get her to murder ''him'' as well.]]

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* LonersAreFreaks: As explained in Metsu mode, [[spoiler:surprise: It's not Irisu]]. [[spoiler:It's Uuji — the second to vanish and the one with half-closed eyes. He's a [[InsaneTrollLogic psychopath]] psychopath who draws pictures of suicidal cats for fun, and it's heavily insinuated he killed Middle-School!Irisu's decapitated the rabbit because nursed by his middle school class, after it already died... Because he didn't want her to be... lonely. You know, ''in case felt it died?'' He then had been ignored all its life (by everyone except Irisu) and the gruesome scene would help his classmates remember it. Later on he discovers Irisu's plan to murder the other two so she can be with him and tries to find a way to get her to murder ''him'' as well.]]



** PsychoticLoveTriangle: [[spoiler:Irisu loves Uuji, and Uuji loves Irisu, but Ageha loves Uuji, so obviously [[MurderTheHypotenuse she's gotta go.]] Of course, there's also Edogawa who loves Ageha, but nobody really cares about him.]]

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** PsychoticLoveTriangle: [[spoiler:Irisu loves Uuji, and Uuji loves Irisu, but Ageha loves Uuji, so obviously [[MurderTheHypotenuse she's gotta go.]] go]]. Of course, there's also Edogawa who loves Ageha, but nobody really cares about him.]]



* PaintingTheMedium: [[spoiler:Text files appear in the program folder, and a picture is modified to reflect the story progress. One of the endings has an awesome example, see InterfaceScrew above.]]
* PairTheSpares: [[spoiler:In the best ending, Uuji decides to try to get Ageha and Edogawa together, since they make a much better couple than Ageha/Uuji, which also leaves him available to date Irisu. Of course, since he's a [[InsaneTrollLogic nutjob]]... This may or may not work.]]
* PropheticFallacy: [[spoiler:One of Irisu's classmates in middle school — heavily implied to be Uuji — had a vision of the class pet rabbit dying of natural causes, leaving Irisu sad and alone. So instead he murdered it, accidentally leaving its mutilated head out in the open for it to be found. The idea was that Irisu, who was taking care of it, would be approached by everyone out of pity when the rabbit "vanished" and she would make friends. In reality, not so much...]]

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* PaintingTheMedium: [[spoiler:Text files appear in the program folder, and a picture is modified to reflect the story progress. One of There's also the endings has an awesome example, see InterfaceScrew described above.]]
* PairTheSpares: [[spoiler:In the best ending, Uuji decides to try to get Ageha and Edogawa together, since they make a much better couple than Ageha/Uuji, Ageha[=/=]Uuji, which also leaves him available to date Irisu. Of course, since he's a [[InsaneTrollLogic nutjob]]... This nutjob, this may or may not work.]]
* PropheticFallacy: [[spoiler:One of Irisu's classmates in middle school — heavily implied to be Uuji — had a vision of the class pet rabbit dying of natural causes, leaving Irisu sad and alone. So instead he murdered it, accidentally leaving its mutilated head out in the open for it to be found. The idea was that Irisu, who was taking care of it, would be approached by everyone out of pity when the rabbit "vanished" and she would make friends. In reality, not so much...
]]



** Now then, once Metsu came out, it revealed that [[spoiler:Uujima [[EvilAllAlong is the real]] BigBad; he knew about Irisu's affections, he knew that Irisu wanted to kill Ageha and Edogawa, and ''[[BatmanGambit he purposely drew the picture of the rabbits dying so that Irisu would kill him!]]'' Not to mention it's implied that [[ManBehindTheMan he's the one who killed the rabbit Irisu took care of in her childhood]], [[FreudianExcuse making her the messed up person she is today]]]]. ''[[WhamEpisode Did anyone expect this?]]''

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** Now then, once Metsu came out, it revealed that [[spoiler:Uujima [[EvilAllAlong is the real]] BigBad; he knew about Irisu's affections, he knew that Irisu wanted to kill Ageha and Edogawa, and ''[[BatmanGambit he purposely drew the picture of the rabbits dying so that Irisu would kill him!]]'' Not to mention it's implied that [[ManBehindTheMan he's the one who killed decapitated the already diseased rabbit Irisu took care of in her childhood]], [[FreudianExcuse making her the messed up person she is today]]]]. ''[[WhamEpisode Did anyone expect this?]]''



* {{Selfharm}}: [[spoiler:Uuji's]] internal monologue in one of the text files implies they used to or are still doing this.
-->It's a matter of time before they think it's strange for me to always be wearing long sleeves. It's not something small enough to hide with a watch. And when those people realize it, I'll automatically be estranged from them. Until that time, I'll let them misunderstand. I enjoy being with them.



* SlasherSmile: If you look closely at the top of this page, Irisu seems to have one. It's actually her chin, but since it certainly ''looks'' like a smile with that coloring...
* StalkerWithACrush: [[spoiler:Irisu is convinced that she and Uuji are soulmates because she chanced to see some doodles on his notebook, depicting cats killing themselves in various ways. Uuji reads in her diary/notepad that she feels their relationship is going forward quite well despite them ''never speaking to each other.'']]
** [[spoiler:However, Metsu reveals that Uuji also has a stalker-like crush on Irisu, filtered through his own personal insanity: He finds out that she wants to kill his friends, and wants to try to get her to kill ''him'', too.]]

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* SlasherSmile: If you look closely at the top of this page, Irisu seems to have one. It's actually her chin, but since it certainly ''looks'' like a smile with that coloring...
* StalkerWithACrush: [[spoiler:Irisu is convinced that she and Uuji are soulmates because she chanced to see some doodles on his notebook, depicting cats killing themselves in various ways. Uuji reads in her diary/notepad that she feels their relationship is going forward quite well despite them ''never speaking to each other.'']]
** [[spoiler:However,
'' That said, Metsu reveals that Uuji also has a stalker-like crush on Irisu, filtered through his own personal insanity: He finds out that she wants to kill his friends, and wants to try to get her to kill ''him'', too.]]



** Getting to level 100 in Metsu Mode [[spoiler:causes Irisu on the title screen to start smiling]], and the round to end immediately [[spoiler:with the same ...not quite SlasherSmile.]] Two fan theories on that — [[spoiler:Either she's finally happy and sane-ish, or she's [[OhCrap gone completely postal.]] Fortunately, no more red eyes-on-black images appear after Metsu.]]

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** Getting to level 100 in Metsu Mode [[spoiler:causes Irisu on the title screen to start smiling]], and the round to end immediately [[spoiler:with the same ...same... not quite SlasherSmile.]] Two fan theories on that — [[spoiler:Either she's finally happy and sane-ish, or she's [[OhCrap gone completely postal.]] Fortunately, no more red eyes-on-black images appear after Metsu.]]



** BigBadFriend: [[spoiler:Uuji. He started the events by murdering Irisu's rabbit. His reaction to discovering Irisu is plotting to kill his friends? ''Find a way to get her to kill him, too.'']]

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** BigBadFriend: [[spoiler:Uuji. He started the events by murdering decapitating Irisu's rabbit.rabbit after it died. His reaction to discovering Irisu is plotting to kill his friends? ''Find a way to get her to kill him, too.'']]



* {{Yandere}}: [[PsychoticLoveTriangle A rare two-way example.]] [[spoiler:Irisu is insane due to her pet rabbit being horrifically murdered; Uuji is an apparently natural psychopath who wants Irisu to kill him out of some sort of twisted sense of romance... and who killed said pet rabbit out of some twisted kindness.]] Both are, at first glance, perfectly normal, albeit somewhat shy.

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* {{Yandere}}: [[PsychoticLoveTriangle A rare two-way example.]] [[spoiler:Irisu is insane due to her pet rabbit being horrifically murdered; Uuji is an apparently natural psychopath who wants Irisu to kill him out of some sort of twisted sense of romance... and who killed decapitated said pet rabbit out of some twisted kindness.after its death, wanting people to remember it after its passing.]] Both are, at first glance, perfectly normal, albeit somewhat shy.


* BigBad: Irisu [[spoiler:seems to be this at first, but it's actually Uujima who is pretty much responsible for the plot (though it’s also implied that U-tarou is influencing Irisu)]].

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* BigBad: Irisu [[spoiler:seems Kyouko, the deranged bunny girl VillainProtagonist out to murder Edogawa and Ageha, [[spoiler:[[DiscOneFinalBoss seems to be this at first, first]], but it's actually Uujima Satoshi who is pretty much responsible for the plot plot, manipulating her into carrying out his twisted desires to kill the three of them [[DeathSeeker including himself]] (though it’s also implied that U-tarou the spirit of U-tarou, Irisu’s dead bunny, is influencing Irisu)]].


The game also features three university students out on a camping trip: Edogawa, a [[GenkiGirl Genki Boy]], Age Hatori (Ageha), a [[OhCrap cat obsessed]] GenkiGirl, and their friend, the perpetually dopey looking Uujima (Uuji)[[spoiler:[[note]]A deranged sociopath who most likely performed the aforementioned bunny killing[[/note]]]]. [[spoiler:Later in the game, it reveals that Irisu not only came on the trip with them but planned the entire outing.]] Edogawa tells his friends of a witch that lives in the forest, although the other two don't believe him. Later that day, he does not return after going out to fish. Uujima and Ageha search the forest to look for him, when Uuji hears something. He goes by himself to examine it, but he does not return, leaving Ageha alone, possibly with a witch preying on her.

The updated rerelease, Irisu Syndrome: Metsu, expands on the story and explains the motivations. [[spoiler: It turns out that a younger Uujima was the one who likely murdered the bunny, in a particularly terrifying instance of InsaneTrollLogic -- eventually, the rabbit would die, which would leave Irisu sad and lonely. So instead, he brutally killed it, accidentally leaving its head to be found. The theory was that the combination of not having the bunny around to hide with and the pity she would receive from the event would encourage her to gain friends. Instead, she happens upon the bloody scene and a kitten lapping the blood up, causing her to snap and stop coming to school.]]

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The game also features three university students out on a camping trip: Edogawa, a [[GenkiGirl Genki Boy]], Age Hatori (Ageha), a [[OhCrap cat obsessed]] GenkiGirl, and their friend, the perpetually dopey looking Uujima (Uuji)[[spoiler:[[note]]A deranged sociopath who most likely performed the aforementioned bunny killing[[/note]]]]. [[spoiler:Later in the game, it reveals that Irisu not only came on the trip with them them, but planned the entire outing.]] Edogawa tells his friends of a witch that lives in the forest, although the other two don't believe him. Later that day, he does not return after going out to fish. Uujima and Ageha search the forest to look for him, when Uuji hears something. He goes by himself to examine it, but he does not return, leaving Ageha alone, possibly with a witch preying on her.

The updated rerelease, Irisu ''Irisu Syndrome: Metsu, Metsu'', expands on the story and explains the motivations. [[spoiler: It turns out that a younger Uujima was the one who likely murdered the bunny, in a particularly terrifying instance of InsaneTrollLogic -- eventually, the rabbit would die, which would leave Irisu sad and lonely. So instead, he brutally killed it, accidentally leaving its head to be found. The theory was that the combination of not having the bunny around to hide with and the pity she would receive from the event would encourage her to gain friends. Instead, she happens upon the bloody scene and a kitten lapping the blood up, causing her to snap and stop coming to school.]]



[[spoiler: Unfortunately Ageha rather obviously falls for Uuji, and Edogawa and Ageha keep Uuji so busy he can't draw his cats. This prompts Irisu to start plotting to kill them so she can have Uuji for herself. Uuji has noticed Irisu looking at his notebook by this point, and has fallen for her himself in his own twisted way. He decides to start looking at ''her'' notebook, discovering her "plan" -- she is going to help Edogawa with a birthday party for Ageha, where she will murder both of them. He realizes her plan would only get him in trouble with the police, and decides he wants her to murder him, too, out of a twisted sense of romance. Ageha, becoming close to Uuji, confronts him about the cat drawings. He makes the excuse that he is imitating "Literature/TheBookOfBunnySuicides," a foreign comic. She makes an offhand suggestion that leads him to a great idea -- Irisu loves rabbits, so instead he'll draw pages of ''bunnies'' hurting themselves.]]

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[[spoiler: Unfortunately [[spoiler:Unfortunately, Ageha rather obviously falls for Uuji, and Edogawa and Ageha keep Uuji so busy he can't draw his cats. This prompts Irisu to start plotting to kill them so she can have Uuji for herself. Uuji has noticed Irisu looking at his notebook by this point, and has fallen for her himself in his own twisted way. He decides to start looking at ''her'' notebook, discovering her "plan" -- she is going to help Edogawa with a birthday party for Ageha, where she will murder both of them. He realizes her plan would only get him in trouble with the police, and decides he wants her to murder him, too, out of a twisted sense of romance. Ageha, becoming close to Uuji, confronts him about the cat drawings. He makes the excuse that he is imitating "Literature/TheBookOfBunnySuicides," a foreign comic. She makes an offhand suggestion that leads him to a great idea -- Irisu loves rabbits, so instead he'll draw pages of ''bunnies'' hurting themselves.]]



The game you are playing is one Irisu uses to keep herself sane. If you consistently score under a certain number of points, [[spoiler: the game over pictures start to show her crying. If you haven't reached the required score before this point, you will get the bad ending, a news report talking about police identifying Edogawa's corpse.]]

[[spoiler:If you manage to get the good ending, you see Ageha inside the building. However, Irisu, in a horrifying fourth wall breaking scene, comes from ''outside the game'' '''(As in she walks across your fucking desktop and into the game window!)''' with a nailbat, attacking her. The game then closes itself.]]

[[spoiler:Afterwards, when you re-open the game, you discover that the sounds of horrific murder were actually Edogawa with a noisemaker, and the nailbat was a loaf of bread -- in the bad ending, Irisu was murdering people with one of her kneesocks filled with rocks, a makeshift blackjack. By getting enough points, Irisu was able to keep herself from making a horrible mistake and instead went through with the "surprise party" plan she had presented to Edogawa and Uuji. However, once Metsu mode is unlocked, Ageha's picture in the game folder gets whited out, and a new text file implies that Irisu still plans to kill Ageha.]]

[[spoiler:Two bonus details hint at even darker things -- every time you score over 40,000 points in the original mode, you see the picture above instead of the usual game over picture. If you manage to reach 100,000 points in the old mode before playing Metsu mode, you get a drawing of the suicidal bunnies, [[strike:with a big black MadnessMantra X drawn through them, a red explosion above them, and the two dark black with red irises under them all]] with '''a rabbit with messed up eyes and one of its ears exploding blood appearing from the bottom of the page!''' The insinuation to both [[TheStinger stingers]] is that by taking enough time, she has figured out it was Uuji that murdered her rabbit, and/or that she found the drawing of the bunnies ''after'' previously giving up on the plan, and/or that there's some other influence (the glowing red eyes -- i.e., the spirit of her murdered bunny, demanding revenge) causing the events of the series.]]

[[spoiler:In the final ending gained by playing through Metsu, Uuji doesn't let Irisu see the drawing of the bunnies, leading to an even better outcome -- Irisu and Uuji are now good friends with Edogawa and Ageha, a situation that even Uuji is content with. Reaching level 100 in Metsu mode will also cause Irisu to smile in both the game over picture and Metsu title screen, a far more optimistic reward than the normal mode stingers.]]

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The game you are playing is one Irisu uses to keep herself sane. If you consistently score under a certain number of points, [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the game over pictures start to show her crying. If you haven't reached the required score before this point, you will get the bad ending, a news report talking about police identifying Edogawa's corpse.]]

corpse]].

[[spoiler:If you manage to get the good ending, you see Ageha inside the building. However, Irisu, in a horrifying fourth wall breaking scene, comes from ''outside the game'' '''(As '''(as in she ''she walks across your fucking desktop and into the game window!)''' window!'')''' with a nailbat, attacking her. The game then closes itself.]]

[[spoiler:Afterwards, when you re-open the game, you discover that the sounds of horrific murder were actually Edogawa with a noisemaker, and the nailbat was a loaf of bread -- in the bad ending, Irisu was murdering people with one of her kneesocks filled with rocks, a makeshift blackjack. By getting enough points, Irisu was able to keep herself from making a horrible mistake and instead went through with the "surprise party" plan she had presented to Edogawa and Uuji. However, once Metsu mode is unlocked, Ageha's picture in the game folder gets whited out, and a new text file implies that Irisu still plans to kill Ageha.]]

[[spoiler:Two bonus details hint at even darker things -- every time you score over 40,000 points in the original mode, you see the picture above instead of the usual game over picture. If you manage to reach 100,000 points in the old mode before playing Metsu mode, you get a drawing of the suicidal bunnies, [[strike:with a big black MadnessMantra X drawn through them, a red explosion above them, and the two dark black with red irises under them all]] with '''a rabbit with messed up eyes and one of its ears exploding blood appearing from the bottom of the page!''' The insinuation to both [[TheStinger stingers]] is that by taking enough time, she has figured out it was Uuji that murdered her rabbit, and/or that she found the drawing of the bunnies ''after'' previously giving up on the plan, and/or that there's some other influence (the glowing red eyes -- i.e., the spirit of her murdered bunny, demanding revenge) causing the events of the series.]]

[[spoiler:In the final ending gained by playing through Metsu, Uuji doesn't let Irisu see the drawing of the bunnies, leading to an even better outcome -- Irisu and Uuji are now good friends with Edogawa and Ageha, a situation that even Uuji is content with. Reaching level 100 in Metsu mode will also cause Irisu to smile in both the game over picture and Metsu title screen, a far more optimistic reward than the normal mode stingers.]]



* AliceAllusion: Irisu’s name is a reference to Alice- see MeaningfulName below.
* AllThereInTheManual: Many, many things can only be read in the text files the game creates in your game folder as you continue to play the game. One, called irisu.txt, consists of [[spoiler:[[NothingIsScarier just three vertical dots.]]]] A couple of the text files, including full profiles of all four characters, can only be found by extracting them from the data library (see DummiedOut below).

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* AliceAllusion: Irisu’s name is a reference to Alice- Alice — see MeaningfulName below.
* AllThereInTheManual: Many, many things can only be read in the text files the game creates in your game folder as you continue to play the game. One, called irisu.txt, consists of [[spoiler:[[NothingIsScarier just three vertical dots.]]]] dots]]]]. A couple of the text files, including full profiles of all four characters, can only be found by extracting them from the data library (see DummiedOut below).



** Irisu. [[spoiler: But averted in the good endings, where Irisu is able to calm down.]]
** [[spoiler: Meanwhile, Uuji is more of TheSociopath.]]

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** Irisu. [[spoiler: But [[spoiler:But averted in the good endings, where Irisu is able to calm down.]]
** [[spoiler: Meanwhile, [[spoiler:Meanwhile, Uuji is more of TheSociopath.]]



* BigBad: Irisu [[spoiler: seems to be this at first, but it’s actually Uujima who is pretty much responsible for the plot (though it’s also implied that U-tarou is influencing Irisu)]].

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* BigBad: Irisu [[spoiler: seems [[spoiler:seems to be this at first, but it’s it's actually Uujima who is pretty much responsible for the plot (though it’s also implied that U-tarou is influencing Irisu)]].



* DeathSeeker: [[spoiler: Uuji purposely plans to set Irisu off so she would kill him.]]
* DemonicPossession: Heavily, heavily implied to be the source of the above images and the ultimate cause of everything. [[spoiler: The spirit of the bunny isn't happy that Uuji got away with murdering it, isn't happy that it was forgotten, isn't happy that Irisu's being mistreated... TheStinger is named U-tarou, just like the original bunny, too.]]

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* DeathSeeker: [[spoiler: Uuji [[spoiler:Uuji purposely plans to set Irisu off so she would kill him.]]
* DemonicPossession: Heavily, heavily implied to be the source of the above images and the ultimate cause of everything. [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The spirit of the bunny isn't happy that Uuji got away with murdering it, isn't happy that it was forgotten, isn't happy that Irisu's being mistreated... TheStinger is named U-tarou, just like the original bunny, too.]]



* DummiedOut: Several hidden text files and images were included in the game's data files but never referenced or unlocked. These include profiles, character design sketches, and [[spoiler: Irisu talking about the block-destroying game that she plays to keep sane. The filename? [[FridgeHorror uutaroutherabbit.txt]].]]
* DysfunctionJunction: Irisu is [[BrokenBird seriously messed up]], but you find out later that [[spoiler:Uuji is ''infinitely worse''.]]
* EarnYourBadEnding: The final unlockable in normal mode [[spoiler:implies that Irisu found the suicidal bunny pictures and became mad again.]] However...
* EarnYourHappyEnding: The game is something Irisu plays with herself to keep calm. Score below 20k, and [[spoiler:she'll end up going berserk and most likely killing everyone. Score over 20k, and she'll tear right through the 4th wall to attack Ageha anyway... Except it turns out the whole thing is just a really weird surprise party setup by Irisu. (Although it's heavily implied she goes after Ageha anyway). Score over 50k in the new NewGamePlus ''Metsu'' mode, and Irisu will start dressing normally, and the ThreeAmigos -- now Four Amigos -- will pose for a picture.]]

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* DummiedOut: Several hidden text files and images were included in the game's data files but never referenced or unlocked. These include profiles, character design sketches, and [[spoiler: Irisu [[spoiler:Irisu talking about the block-destroying game that she plays to keep sane. The filename? [[FridgeHorror uutaroutherabbit.txt]].]]
* DysfunctionJunction: Irisu is [[BrokenBird seriously messed up]], but you find out later that [[spoiler:Uuji is ''infinitely worse''.]]
worse'']].
* EarnYourBadEnding: The final unlockable in normal mode [[spoiler:implies that Irisu found the suicidal bunny pictures and became mad again.]] again]]. However...
* EarnYourHappyEnding: The game is something Irisu plays with herself to keep calm. Score below 20k, and [[spoiler:she'll end up going berserk and most likely killing everyone. Score over 20k, and she'll tear right through the 4th wall to attack Ageha anyway... Except it turns out the whole thing is just a really weird surprise party setup by Irisu. (Although it's heavily implied she goes after Ageha anyway). anyway.) Score over 50k in the new NewGamePlus ''Metsu'' mode, and Irisu will start dressing normally, and the ThreeAmigos -- now Four Amigos -- will pose for a picture.]]picture]].



* EvilAlbino: '''Irisu'''. [[spoiler: Averted in the best endings... maybe.]]

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* EvilAlbino: '''Irisu'''. [[spoiler: Averted [[spoiler:Averted in the best endings... maybe.]]



* FlashbackCut: [[spoiler: When you unlock Metsu mode for the first time, a quick series of frames [[StartOfDarkness depicting the cause of Irisu's insanity]] appears before some exposition.]][[note]]Someone -- insinuated to be Uuji -- killed her pet rabbit when she was a young girl, leaving its decapitated head to be found by her. This set up the later events once Irisu reached high school/college.[[/note]]
* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: [[spoiler: In the "Good Ending", Irisu proceeds to walk in to the game window '''FROM THE SIDE OF YOUR DESKTOP.''']]
* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Metsu mode. Turns out Irisu's not the only insane person. Presumably the 100k [[TheStinger stinger]] from normal mode will still affect Irisu after the end of Metsu mode. Uuji has settled for a happy ending -- [[ShipperOnDeck he's getting Ageha and Edogawa together]], Irisu has calmed down and has joined the circle of friends, everything is ok, right? ...unless Irisu happens upon the notepad he wrote in middle school confessing to murdering her bunny, or finds the bunny-suicide image that he intentionally created to drive her insane. [[DespairEventHorizon Not only that,]] she appears to have drawn a demonic bunny on the image. '''With blood on it.''']]
* [[RoomFullOfCrazy Game Full Of Crazy]]: Even without being able to read the story, you can still get a vibe that there's something just not... right about everything. The background has an albino bunnygirl who is never mentioned in the cutscenes, there are horrific pictures of suicidal cats in the background, the music is downright haunting, and in certain situations, the background of the main menu is replaced with millions of lines of MadnessMantra.... And god forbid you get the "good" ending without understanding it.

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* FlashbackCut: [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When you unlock Metsu mode for the first time, a quick series of frames [[StartOfDarkness depicting the cause of Irisu's insanity]] appears before some exposition.]][[note]]Someone -- insinuated to be Uuji -- killed her pet rabbit when she was a young girl, leaving its decapitated head to be found by her. This set up the later events once Irisu reached high school/college.[[/note]]
* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: [[spoiler: In the "Good Ending", Irisu proceeds to walk in to into the game window '''FROM THE SIDE OF YOUR DESKTOP.''']]
* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Metsu mode. Turns out Irisu's not the only insane person. Presumably the 100k [[TheStinger stinger]] from normal mode will still affect Irisu after the end of Metsu mode. Uuji has settled for a happy ending -- [[ShipperOnDeck he's getting Ageha and Edogawa together]], Irisu has calmed down and has joined the circle of friends, everything is ok, right? ...unless Irisu happens upon the notepad he wrote in middle school confessing to murdering her bunny, or finds the bunny-suicide image that he intentionally created to drive her insane. [[DespairEventHorizon Not only that,]] she appears to have drawn a demonic bunny on the image. '''With blood on it.''']]
* [[RoomFullOfCrazy Game Full Of Crazy]]: Even without being able to read the story, you can still get a vibe that there's something just not... right about everything. The background has an albino bunnygirl who is never mentioned in the cutscenes, there are horrific pictures of suicidal cats in the background, the music is downright haunting, and in certain situations, the background of the main menu is replaced with millions of lines of MadnessMantra.... And god God forbid you get the "good" ending without understanding it.



* GirlWithPsychoWeapon: Irisu and her nail bat [[spoiler:, which is actually bread.]] [[spoiler:... Her real weapon in darth bunnygirl mode is a sock full of rocks that she was planning to murder everyone with, the one she's holding in the title screen pictures.]]

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* GirlWithPsychoWeapon: Irisu and her nail bat [[spoiler:, which is actually bread.]] bread]]. [[spoiler:... Her real weapon in darth bunnygirl mode is a sock full of rocks that she was planning to murder everyone with, the one she's holding in the title screen pictures.]]



* {{Hikikomori}}: It's insinuated that Irisu was this between middle school and college, to the point that [[spoiler: Uuji, who went to middle school with her, doesn't remember her.]]
* InsaneTrollLogic: The worst part of [[spoiler: Uuji's]] descriptions of his decisions is that you can almost... ''almost'' see the logic. It's almost... almost logical.

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* {{Hikikomori}}: It's insinuated that Irisu was this between middle school and college, to the point that [[spoiler: Uuji, [[spoiler:Uuji, who went to middle school with her, doesn't remember her.]]
her]].
* InsaneTrollLogic: The worst part of [[spoiler: Uuji's]] [[spoiler:Uuji's]] descriptions of his decisions is that you can almost... ''almost'' see the logic. It's almost... almost ''almost'' logical.



* JustOneMoreLevel: GoneHorriblyWrong. If you reach 40,000 points or higher and then finish the round, you get the crowner image above. With no warning. It's even worse if you [[BladderOfSteel alt-tab]] due to the [[spoiler: randomness.]]

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* JustOneMoreLevel: GoneHorriblyWrong. If you reach 40,000 points or higher and then finish the round, you get the crowner image above. With no warning. It's even worse if you [[BladderOfSteel alt-tab]] due to the [[spoiler: randomness.]][[spoiler:randomness]].



* LonersAreFreaks: As explained in Metsu mode, [[spoiler: surprise: It's not Irisu. It's Uuji -- the second to vanish and the one with half closed eyes. He's a [[InsaneTrollLogic psychopath]] who draws pictures of suicidal cats for fun, and it's heavily insinuated he killed Middle-School!Irisu's rabbit because he didn't want her to be... lonely. You know, ''in case it died?'' He then discovers Irisu's plan to murder the other two so she can be with him and tries to find a way to get her to murder ''him'' as well.]]
** [[spoiler:Irisu as well, but she went the other way around -- She was normal, but shy -- until the traumatic events with the bunny.]]
* LoveMakesYouCrazy [[LoveMakesYouEvil and Evil]]: The events of the game were touched off when [[spoiler: Irisu got jealous of Uuji gaining (unwanted) friends, and decided to murder them]].
* LoveTriangle: Edogawa has a crush on Ageha, who is hinted at having a crush on Uuji[[spoiler:, who is in love with Irisu, who is in love with Uuji.]]

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* LonersAreFreaks: As explained in Metsu mode, [[spoiler: surprise: [[spoiler:surprise: It's not Irisu. It's Irisu]]. [[spoiler:It's Uuji -- the second to vanish and the one with half closed half-closed eyes. He's a [[InsaneTrollLogic psychopath]] who draws pictures of suicidal cats for fun, and it's heavily insinuated he killed Middle-School!Irisu's rabbit because he didn't want her to be... lonely. You know, ''in case it died?'' He then discovers Irisu's plan to murder the other two so she can be with him and tries to find a way to get her to murder ''him'' as well.]]
** [[spoiler:Irisu as well, but she went the other way around -- She — she was normal, but shy -- until the traumatic events with the bunny.]]
* LoveMakesYouCrazy [[LoveMakesYouEvil and Evil]]: The events of the game were touched off when [[spoiler: Irisu [[spoiler:Irisu got jealous of Uuji gaining (unwanted) friends, and decided to murder them]].
* LoveTriangle: Edogawa has a crush on Ageha, who is hinted at having a crush on Uuji[[spoiler:, who is in love with Irisu, who is in love with Uuji.]]Uuji]].



* ManBehindTheMan: [[spoiler: Uujima turns out to be deliberately manipulating Irisu into killing him and his “friends.”]]
* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: There are hints that [[spoiler: the murdered rabbit's spirit]] could be responsible for the events of the game, but these hints are faint enough that a totally mundane explanation also works just fine. [[NightmareFuel As mundane as the story can be, anyway.]]

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* ManBehindTheMan: [[spoiler: Uujima [[spoiler:Uujima turns out to be deliberately manipulating Irisu into killing him and his “friends.”]]
* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: There are hints that [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the murdered rabbit's spirit]] could be responsible for the events of the game, but these hints are faint enough that a totally mundane explanation also works just fine. [[NightmareFuel As mundane as the story can be, anyway.]]



** Bad Ending (Lose 6 times in a row): [[spoiler: Irisu snaps, killing the 3 protagonists. The ending is of Irisu sitting in her room in the dark, listening to a news report about Edogawa's body being found.]]
** Good ending (20,000+ points): [[spoiler: Irisu calms down, and instead of killing the 3 protagonists, she convinces the men to "disappear" and comes back to scare Ageha '''([[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou AND THE PLAYER]])''' witless. However, after a fourth wall demolishing scene, it turns out it was all just a birthday party for Ageha. Irisu and Ageha have a heartfelt discussion. (It's insinuated she still has major issues with the cat-obsessed Ageha, given the fact that she ends up erasing her face from the photo between this and Metsu.)]]
** Original [[TheStinger Stinger]]: [[spoiler: Get 40,000 points in Irisu Syndrome after getting the good ending to unlock Metsu mode. You get a new text file. Ageha's image is whited out]].
** Extra Stinger (100,000 points in normal mode ''before'' playing Metsu): [[spoiler: Irisu finds the bunny suicide picture, presumably after the good ending. She scribbles a demonic bunny on it, with glowing, hate filled red eyes. It is titled U-tarou.png, the same name as her killed bunny. It is possible that she went insane again after seeing this, and that the three friends are ''screwed''.]]
** Metsu ending (Get all of the journal entries on Metsu's title screen, then get 50,000 points in Metsu): [[spoiler: Uuji decides to work his best at getting everyone together, although he's not sure he is happy with the situation. Ageha and Edogawa are starting to fall for each other, and with his help, Irisu has joined in with the group as a new friend, and Edogawa and Ageha are now performing their "no {{Hikikomori}}s allowed" policy on her. It's insinuated that someone -- Uuji or Irisu -- found Uuji's journal about the bunny, but this has little effect on the overall plot.]]
* MurderTheHypotenuse: [[spoiler: Irisu's plan for Ageha and Edogawa. Uuji's plan for... [[InsaneTrollLogic himself]]. Unfortunately, the latter combined with the former equals AxCrazy [[DownerEnding fun]]... [[EarnYourHappyEnding maybe.]]]]

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** Bad Ending (Lose 6 times in a row): [[spoiler: Irisu [[spoiler:Irisu snaps, killing the 3 protagonists. The ending is of Irisu sitting in her room in the dark, listening to a news report about Edogawa's body being found.]]
** Good ending Ending (20,000+ points): [[spoiler: Irisu [[spoiler:Irisu calms down, and instead of killing the 3 protagonists, she convinces the men to "disappear" and comes back to scare Ageha '''([[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou AND THE PLAYER]])''' witless. However, after a fourth wall demolishing wall-demolishing scene, it turns out it was all just a birthday party for Ageha. Irisu and Ageha have a heartfelt discussion. (It's insinuated she still has major issues with the cat-obsessed Ageha, given the fact that she ends up erasing her face from the photo between this and Metsu.)]]
** Original [[TheStinger Stinger]]: [[spoiler: Get [[spoiler:Get 40,000 points in Irisu Syndrome after getting the good ending to unlock Metsu mode. You get a new text file. Ageha's image is whited out]].
out.]]
** Extra Stinger (100,000 points in normal mode ''before'' playing Metsu): [[spoiler: Irisu [[spoiler:Irisu finds the bunny suicide picture, presumably after the good ending. She scribbles a demonic bunny on it, with glowing, hate filled hate-filled red eyes. It is titled U-tarou.png, the same name as her killed bunny. It is possible that she went insane again after seeing this, and that the three friends are ''screwed''.]]
** Metsu ending (Get all of the journal entries on Metsu's title screen, then get 50,000 points in Metsu): [[spoiler: Uuji [[spoiler:Uuji decides to work his best at getting everyone together, although he's not sure he is happy with the situation. Ageha and Edogawa are starting to fall for each other, and with his help, Irisu has joined in with the group as a new friend, and Edogawa and Ageha are now performing their "no {{Hikikomori}}s allowed" policy on her. It's insinuated that someone -- Uuji or Irisu -- found Uuji's journal about the bunny, but this has little effect on the overall plot.]]
* MurderTheHypotenuse: [[spoiler: Irisu's [[spoiler:Irisu's plan for Ageha and Edogawa. Uuji's plan for... [[InsaneTrollLogic himself]]. Unfortunately, the latter combined with the former equals AxCrazy [[DownerEnding fun]]... [[EarnYourHappyEnding maybe.]]]]



** Irisu.txt, the text file describing her. [[spoiler: [[VisibleSilence ...]]]]

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** Irisu.txt, the text file describing her. [[spoiler: [[VisibleSilence ...[[spoiler:[[VisibleSilence ...]]]]



* OhCrap: TheStinger. [[spoiler: Look closely at the dead rabbit's eyes -- they're red. Look in the lower part of it? See the red-on-black eyes? ''Why do those keep coming back?!'']]
** When you see what it really is [[FridgeHorror you will excrete building materials]]. [[spoiler: '''IT'S A GODDAMNED DEMONIC BUNNY.''']]
*** FridgeHorror [[spoiler: When you read through Uuji's diary, you read that one of the ears of the original bunny was damaged. Right about where that big, red X is on the note. To say nothing about the random bits of blood in the corner. And the filename? It's the same name as the pet bunny.]]
* OutDamnedSpot: [[spoiler: While not outright confirmed, mention of how "he'd remember the bunny by the bruises" and how Uuji never wears short sleeves suggests that he's been self mutilating himself for ''years''... after otherwise forgetting the bunny incident.]]

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* OhCrap: TheStinger. [[spoiler: Look [[spoiler:Look closely at the dead rabbit's eyes -- they're red. Look in the lower part of it? See the red-on-black eyes? ''Why do those keep coming back?!'']]
** When you see what it really is is, [[FridgeHorror you will excrete building materials]]. [[spoiler: '''IT'S [[spoiler:'''IT'S A GODDAMNED DEMONIC BUNNY.''']]
*** FridgeHorror [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When you read through Uuji's diary, you read that one of the ears of the original bunny was damaged. Right about where that big, red X is on the note. To say nothing about the random bits of blood in the corner. And the filename? It's the same name as the pet bunny.]]
* OutDamnedSpot: [[spoiler: While [[spoiler:While not outright confirmed, mention of how "he'd remember the bunny by the bruises" and how Uuji never wears short sleeves suggests that he's been self mutilating self-mutilating himself for ''years''... after otherwise forgetting the bunny incident.]]



* PairTheSpares: [[spoiler: In the best ending, Uuji decides to try to get Ageha and Edogawa together, since they make a much better couple than Ageha/Uuji, which also leaves him available to date Irisu. Of course, since he's a [[InsaneTrollLogic nutjob]]... This may or may not work.]]
* PropheticFallacy: [[spoiler: One of Irisu's classmates in middle school -- heavily implied to be Uuji -- had a vision of the class pet rabbit dying of natural causes, leaving Irisu sad and alone. So instead he murdered it, accidentally leaving its mutilated head out in the open for it to be found. The idea was that Irisu, who was taking care of it, would be approached by everyone out of pity when the rabbit "vanished" and she would make friends. In reality, not so much...]]

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* PairTheSpares: [[spoiler: In [[spoiler:In the best ending, Uuji decides to try to get Ageha and Edogawa together, since they make a much better couple than Ageha/Uuji, which also leaves him available to date Irisu. Of course, since he's a [[InsaneTrollLogic nutjob]]... This may or may not work.]]
* PropheticFallacy: [[spoiler: One [[spoiler:One of Irisu's classmates in middle school -- heavily implied to be Uuji -- had a vision of the class pet rabbit dying of natural causes, leaving Irisu sad and alone. So instead he murdered it, accidentally leaving its mutilated head out in the open for it to be found. The idea was that Irisu, who was taking care of it, would be approached by everyone out of pity when the rabbit "vanished" and she would make friends. In reality, not so much...]]



* RealityEnsues: In Uuji's txt. entry, he discovers Irisu's plans to [[spoiler:invite him, Ageha and Edogawa on a trip, murder the latter two and erase the evidence that she was there.]] In his entry, he points out that even if the plan was carried out successfully, he'd still have to tell the police ''something''.
* RedEyesTakeWarning / BlackEyesOfEvil / GlowingEyesOfDoom: Oh boy, just look at that screenshot up there. [[spoiler:(Obtained for hitting 40,000 points after seeing the other endings in normal mode, or automatically at level 100, which also ends the game immediately.) They also randomly appear after you've played the game 13 times upon alt-tabbing... but only once. And this is never explained or mentioned again.]]
** [[spoiler: The black eyes with glowing red irises are a common EpilepticTree -- Uuji dreams of them, and they appear in TheStinger for the first game. When Irisu ''really'' snaps, they also seem to appear... in her eyes.]]
* TheReveal: Let's explain just how Metsu altered ''everything'' players thought they knew. In the original game we learn that Uujima is the unfortunate victim of [[spoiler: [[StalkerWithACrush Irisu's affections]], and only because he draws pictures of cats dying in gruesome ways, which he claims he's only drawing in the first place because he's trying to imitate [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Book_of_Bunny_Suicides an actual European cartoon book]].]] When we see the [[TheStinger 100k picture]] we assume that [[spoiler: Uuji followed Ageha's advice and [[WhatAnIdiot drew a picture of rabbits dying]], that Irisu happened to find, with [[BerserkButton predictable results]]]].
** Now then, once Metsu came out, it revealed that [[spoiler: Uujima [[EvilAllAlong is the real]] BigBad; he knew about Irisu's affections, he knew that Irisu wanted to kill Ageha and Edogawa, and ''[[BatmanGambit he purposely drew the picture of the rabbits dying so that Irisu would kill him!]]'' Not to mention it's implied [[ManBehindTheMan he's the one who killed the rabbit Irisu took care of in her childhood]], [[FreudianExcuse making her the messed up person she is today]]]] ''[[WhamEpisode Did anyone expect this?]]''

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* RealityEnsues: In Uuji's txt. entry, he discovers Irisu's plans to [[spoiler:invite him, Ageha Ageha, and Edogawa on a trip, murder the latter two two, and erase the evidence that she was there.]] there]]. In his entry, he points out that even if the plan was carried out successfully, he'd still have to tell the police ''something''.
* RedEyesTakeWarning / BlackEyesOfEvil / GlowingEyesOfDoom: RedEyesTakeWarning[=/=]BlackEyesOfEvil[=/=]GlowingEyesOfDoom: Oh boy, just look at that screenshot up there. [[spoiler:(Obtained for hitting 40,000 points after seeing the other endings in normal mode, or automatically at level 100, which also ends the game immediately.) They also randomly appear after you've played the game 13 times upon alt-tabbing... but only once. And this is never explained or mentioned again.]]
** [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The black eyes with glowing red irises are a common EpilepticTree -- Uuji dreams of them, and they appear in TheStinger for the first game. When Irisu ''really'' snaps, they also seem to appear... in her eyes.]]
* TheReveal: Let's explain just how Metsu altered ''everything'' players thought they knew. In the original game game, we learn that Uujima is the unfortunate victim of [[spoiler: [[StalkerWithACrush [[spoiler:[[StalkerWithACrush Irisu's affections]], and only because he draws pictures of cats dying in gruesome ways, which he claims he's only drawing in the first place because he's trying to imitate [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Book_of_Bunny_Suicides an actual European cartoon book]].]] book]]]]. When we see the [[TheStinger 100k picture]] we assume that [[spoiler: Uuji [[spoiler:Uuji followed Ageha's advice and [[WhatAnIdiot drew a picture of rabbits dying]], that Irisu happened to find, with [[BerserkButton predictable results]]]].
** Now then, once Metsu came out, it revealed that [[spoiler: Uujima [[spoiler:Uujima [[EvilAllAlong is the real]] BigBad; he knew about Irisu's affections, he knew that Irisu wanted to kill Ageha and Edogawa, and ''[[BatmanGambit he purposely drew the picture of the rabbits dying so that Irisu would kill him!]]'' Not to mention it's implied that [[ManBehindTheMan he's the one who killed the rabbit Irisu took care of in her childhood]], [[FreudianExcuse making her the messed up person she is today]]]] today]]]]. ''[[WhamEpisode Did anyone expect this?]]''



** [[spoiler: Once you unlock Metsu mode though, Ageha's face on the photo gets whited out...implying Irisu still has bad intentions for her later on. Metsu's ending fixes this]].

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** [[spoiler: Once [[spoiler:Once you unlock Metsu mode mode, though, Ageha's face on the photo gets whited out...implying Irisu still has bad intentions for her later on. Metsu's ending fixes this]].this.]]



* SecretLevel: [[spoiler: Achieving 40,000 points or entering a code unlocks Metsu mode, which changes the way the game is played. Needed for the true good ending.]]
** [[spoiler: Said code is "up 4 times, right 2 times, down once" on the title screen, which is hidden on Uuji's coat.]]
* SequelHook: [[spoiler: Uuji's commentary during the perfect ending in Metsu suggests he's not 100% happy with how things turned out, even though it's pretty close to a perfect ending for everyone. And there's no explanation of the "red iris on black eyes" theme that appears on AxCrazy!Irisu, the picture AxCrazy!Irisu defaced in TheStinger, and in Uuji's nightmares.]]

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* SecretLevel: [[spoiler: Achieving [[spoiler:Achieving 40,000 points or entering a code unlocks Metsu mode, which changes the way the game is played. Needed for the true good ending.]]
** [[spoiler: Said [[spoiler:Said code is "up 4 times, right 2 times, down once" on the title screen, which is hidden on Uuji's coat.]]
* SequelHook: [[spoiler: Uuji's [[spoiler:Uuji's commentary during the perfect ending in Metsu suggests he's not 100% happy with how things turned out, even though it's pretty close to a perfect ending for everyone. And there's no explanation of the "red iris on black eyes" theme that appears on AxCrazy!Irisu, the picture AxCrazy!Irisu defaced in TheStinger, and in Uuji's nightmares.]]



* StalkerWithACrush: [[spoiler:Irisu is convinced that she and Uuji are soul mates because she chanced to see some doodles on his notebook, depicting cats killing themselves in various ways. Uuji reads in her diary/notepad that she feels their relationship is going forward quite well despite them ''never speaking to each other.'']]
** [[spoiler:However, Metsu reveals that Uuji has also a stalker-like crush on Irisu, filtered through his own personal insanity: He finds out she wants to kill his friends, and wants to try to get her to kill ''him'', too.]]
* StartOfDarkness: Metsu mode serves as this for Irisu [[spoiler: and, to a certain point, Uuji]], explaining what happened with the bunny and the "plan", and so on.

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* StalkerWithACrush: [[spoiler:Irisu is convinced that she and Uuji are soul mates soulmates because she chanced to see some doodles on his notebook, depicting cats killing themselves in various ways. Uuji reads in her diary/notepad that she feels their relationship is going forward quite well despite them ''never speaking to each other.'']]
** [[spoiler:However, Metsu reveals that Uuji has also has a stalker-like crush on Irisu, filtered through his own personal insanity: He finds out that she wants to kill his friends, and wants to try to get her to kill ''him'', too.]]
* StartOfDarkness: Metsu mode serves as this for Irisu [[spoiler: and, [[spoiler:and, to a certain point, Uuji]], explaining what happened with the bunny and the "plan", and so on.



** After the good ending, get 40k points on normal mode and [[spoiler: Ageha's picture gets whited out]] -- oh, and you get that lovely picture at the top of the screen when the game ends, implying that even with the day going perfect, she snapped later anyway.
** Get 100,000 points in normal mode before playing Metsu [[spoiler: and there will be a new picture in the game folder, of "Bunny Suicide" doodles... which Irisu apparently found. It's splattered with blood, the tortured bunny has had glowing red eyes drawn on top of it... and Irisu has drawn a demonic bunny coming out from the bottom of the page, with glowing, insane eyes.]]
** Getting to level 100 in Metsu Mode [[spoiler: causes Irisu on the title screen to start smiling]], and the round to end immediately [[spoiler: with the same ... not quite SlasherSmile.]] Two fan theories on that -- [[spoiler: Either she's finally happy and sane-ish, or she's [[OhCrap gone completely postal.]] Fortunately, no more red eyes-on-black images appear after Metsu.]]
* ShoutOut: Edogawa always wears a shirt with a design on it, each design referring to another game by the same creator. The one he wears during the camping trip is a [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed rendition]] of the [[VideoGame/EarthBound Mother 2]] logo reading Ma Mo Mo (short for Maou Monogatari Monogatari). In the "photo" in the game folder, his shirt shows the characters from Ototsukai, while another shirt in the Metsu ending references VideoGame/AiToYuukiToKashiwaMochi.

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** After the good ending, get 40k points on normal mode and [[spoiler: Ageha's [[spoiler:Ageha's picture gets whited out]] -- oh, and you get that lovely picture at the top of the screen when the game ends, implying that even with the day going perfect, she snapped later anyway.
** Get 100,000 points in normal mode before playing Metsu [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and there will be a new picture in the game folder, of "Bunny Suicide" doodles... which Irisu apparently found. It's splattered with blood, the tortured bunny has had glowing red eyes drawn on top of it... and Irisu has drawn a demonic bunny coming out from the bottom of the page, with glowing, insane eyes.]]
eyes]].
** Getting to level 100 in Metsu Mode [[spoiler: causes [[spoiler:causes Irisu on the title screen to start smiling]], and the round to end immediately [[spoiler: with [[spoiler:with the same ... same ...not quite SlasherSmile.]] Two fan theories on that -- [[spoiler: Either — [[spoiler:Either she's finally happy and sane-ish, or she's [[OhCrap gone completely postal.]] Fortunately, no more red eyes-on-black images appear after Metsu.]]
* ShoutOut: Edogawa always wears a shirt with a design on it, each design referring to another game by the same creator. The one he wears during the camping trip is a [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed rendition]] of the [[VideoGame/EarthBound Mother 2]] logo reading Ma Mo Mo (short for Maou Monogatari Monogatari). In the "photo" in the game folder, his shirt shows the characters from Ototsukai, while another shirt in the Metsu ending references VideoGame/AiToYuukiToKashiwaMochi.''VideoGame/AiToYuukiToKashiwaMochi''.



** There are a surprising amount of these hidden throughout the game - in fact, a couple of the cat suicide pictures in the background make no sense until you have played Ma Mo Mo.
* ShrinkingViolet: Irisu. An attempt to cure her of this [[spoiler: by murdering her pet rabbit, accidentally leaving the head for her to find]] causes the events depicted in the game.
* SpookyPhotographs: The game comes with a picture of the three amigos in the game folder, completely unexplained. [[spoiler:As you progress through the game, the picture is altered. After Edogawa goes missing, his face is scribbled out with black marker. After Uuji goes missing, ''his'' face is scribbled out with black marker. If you get the bad ending, then Ageha's face will be scribbled out as well. If you get the good ending, the picture will return to normal. That is, until you score enough points to unlock crucial parts of the story, after which Ageha will be whited out of the picture. In Metsu Mode getting 50,000 points (triggering the "4 Amigos" Metsu good end) will cause the picture to return to its original state.]]
** Worse is TheStinger. [[spoiler: You get a picture of tortured stick figure rabbits, the drawing Uuji used to send Irisu over the edge in the bad ending... only with a BIG black X marked through it... Which, if you zoom out and look it from a distance, makes it actually a drawing of a ''giant, demonic bunny.'' This is found only after the "good ending" appears -- when Irisu is supposedly sane(r)... Meaning she [[OhCrap found it after previously abandoning "the plan"...]]]]

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** There are a surprising amount of these hidden throughout the game - in fact, a couple of the cat suicide pictures in the background make no sense until you have played Ma Mo Mo.
* ShrinkingViolet: Irisu. An attempt to cure her of this [[spoiler: by [[spoiler:by murdering her pet rabbit, accidentally leaving the head for her to find]] causes the events depicted in the game.
* SpookyPhotographs: The game comes with a picture of the three amigos in the game folder, completely unexplained. [[spoiler:As you progress through the game, the picture is altered. After Edogawa goes missing, his face is scribbled out with black marker. After Uuji goes missing, ''his'' face is scribbled out with black marker. If you get the bad ending, then Ageha's face will be scribbled out as well. If you get the good ending, the picture will return to normal. That is, until you score enough points to unlock crucial parts of the story, after which Ageha will be whited out of the picture. In Metsu Mode Mode, getting 50,000 points (triggering the "4 Amigos" Metsu good end) will cause the picture to return to its original state.]]
** Worse is TheStinger. [[spoiler: You [[spoiler:You get a picture of tortured stick figure rabbits, the drawing Uuji used to send Irisu over the edge in the bad ending... only with a BIG black X marked through it... Which, if you zoom out and look it from a distance, makes it actually a drawing of a ''giant, demonic bunny.'' This is found only after the "good ending" appears -- when Irisu is supposedly sane(r)... Meaning she [[OhCrap found it after previously abandoning "the plan"...]]]]



* ThereAreNoTherapists: It's unknown if Irisu got therapy after what happened [[spoiler: in middle school]], but given the fact that the game takes place in Japan... she was probably [[{{Hikikomori}} left to her own devices]] instead. [[spoiler: Also no word on if Uuji was getting help, but Ageha does call him out on his creepy cat drawings once she feels comfortable enough around him. This turns out to be a very bad idea.]]

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* ThereAreNoTherapists: It's unknown if Irisu got therapy after what happened [[spoiler: in [[spoiler:in middle school]], but given the fact that the game takes place in Japan... she was probably [[{{Hikikomori}} left to her own devices]] instead. [[spoiler: Also [[spoiler:Also no word on if Uuji was getting help, but Ageha does call him out on his creepy cat drawings once she feels comfortable enough around him. This turns out to be a very bad idea.]]



** BigBadFriend: [[spoiler: Uuji. He started the events by murdering Irisu's rabbit. His reaction to discovering Irisu is plotting to kill his friends? ''Find a way to get her to kill him, too.'']]
* VisibleSilence: Irisu.txt. [[spoiler: [[NothingIsScarier Just three vertical dots.]]]]

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** BigBadFriend: [[spoiler: Uuji.[[spoiler:Uuji. He started the events by murdering Irisu's rabbit. His reaction to discovering Irisu is plotting to kill his friends? ''Find a way to get her to kill him, too.'']]
* VisibleSilence: Irisu.txt. [[spoiler: [[NothingIsScarier [[spoiler:[[NothingIsScarier Just three vertical dots.]]]]



* WhamEpisode: Metsu. Before its release, the game had very little explanation, just that Irisu was staring at the screen, occasionally went batshit insane, and [[spoiler: the two endings switched between her murdering everyone and her NOT murdering everyone.]] Metsu unveiled the rest of the story.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: [[spoiler: Cats in Irisu's case, due to her happening upon her pet rabbit's decapitated head being licked by a cat. Her seeing Uuji's "The Bunny Suicides with kittens instead" drawings is what causes the events in the series. Also used by Uuji as a form of suicide -- he switches from drawing cute cats killing themselves to cute ''bunnies'' killing themselves in order to get her to murder him, too.]]

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* WhamEpisode: Metsu. Before its release, the game had very little explanation, just that Irisu was staring at the screen, occasionally went batshit insane, and [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the two endings switched between her murdering everyone and her NOT ''not'' murdering everyone.]] everyone]]. Metsu unveiled the rest of the story.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: [[spoiler: Cats [[spoiler:Cats in Irisu's case, due to her happening upon her pet rabbit's decapitated head being licked by a cat. Her seeing Uuji's "The Bunny Suicides with kittens instead" drawings is what causes the events in the series. Also used by Uuji as a form of suicide -- he switches from drawing cute cats killing themselves to cute ''bunnies'' killing themselves in order to get her to murder him, too.]]



* YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle / [[spoiler: TheEndOrIsIt]]: The best endings. [[spoiler: In both of them, there are additional -- and very creepy -- things to find by playing the game further, hinting at another expansion.]]

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* YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle / [[spoiler: TheEndOrIsIt]]: YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle[=/=][[spoiler:TheEndOrIsIt]]: The best endings. [[spoiler: In [[spoiler:In both of them, there are additional -- and very creepy -- things to find by playing the game further, hinting at another expansion.]]

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* RealityEnsues: In Uuji's txt. entry, he discovers Irisu's plans to [[spoiler:invite him, Ageha and Edogawa on a trip, murder the latter two and erase the evidence that she was there.]] In his entry, he points out that even if the plan was carried out successfully, he'd still have to tell the police ''something''.


* ShoutOut: Edogawa always wears a shirt with a design on it, each design referring to another game by the same creator. The one he wears during the camping trip is a [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed rendition]] of the Mother2 logo reading MaMoMo (short for Maou Monogatari Monogatari). In the "photo" in the game folder, his shirt shows the characters from Ototsukai, while another shirt in the Metsu ending references VideoGame/AiToYuukiToKashiwaMochi.

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* ShoutOut: Edogawa always wears a shirt with a design on it, each design referring to another game by the same creator. The one he wears during the camping trip is a [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed rendition]] of the Mother2 [[VideoGame/EarthBound Mother 2]] logo reading MaMoMo Ma Mo Mo (short for Maou Monogatari Monogatari). In the "photo" in the game folder, his shirt shows the characters from Ototsukai, while another shirt in the Metsu ending references VideoGame/AiToYuukiToKashiwaMochi.



** There are a surprising amount of these hidden throughout the game - in fact, a couple of the cat suicide pictures in the background make no sense until you have played MaMoMo.

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** There are a surprising amount of these hidden throughout the game - in fact, a couple of the cat suicide pictures in the background make no sense until you have played MaMoMo.Ma Mo Mo.


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* GuestFighter: She shows up in [[{{VideoGame/MUGEN}} Nijikaku]], her style based from FistOfTheNorthStar. Alongside [[YouAreAlreadyDead that]], she has a HumongousMecha she had built all by herself, and has her own original moves as well.

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* GuestFighter: She shows up in [[{{VideoGame/MUGEN}} Nijikaku]], her style based from FistOfTheNorthStar.''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar''. Alongside [[YouAreAlreadyDead that]], she has a HumongousMecha she had built all by herself, and has her own original moves as well.


See also DarthWiki/AiToYuukiToKashiwaMochi for a [[BlatantLies Lighter And Softer]] entry by the same creator.

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See also DarthWiki/AiToYuukiToKashiwaMochi ''VideoGame/AiToYuukiToKashiwaMochi'' for a [[BlatantLies Lighter And Softer]] entry by the same creator.











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* AliceAllusion: Irisu’s name is a reference to Alice- see MeaningfulName below.



* BigBad: Irisu [[spoiler: seems to be this at first, but it’s actually Uujima who is pretty much responsible for the plot (though it’s also implied that U-tarou is influencing Irisu)]].



* ManBehindTheMan: [[spoiler: Uujima turns out to be deliberately manipulating Irisu into killing him and his “friends.”]]



** Now then, once Metsu came out, it revealed that [[spoiler: Uuji knew about Irisu's affections, he knew that Irisu wanted to kill Ageha and Edogawa, and ''[[BatmanGambit he purposely drew the picture of the rabbits dying so that Irisu would kill him!]]'' Not to mention it's implied he's the one who killed the rabbit Irisu took care of in her childhood, [[FreudianExcuse making her the messed up person she is today]]]] ''[[WhamEpisode Did anyone expect this?]]''

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** Now then, once Metsu came out, it revealed that [[spoiler: Uuji Uujima [[EvilAllAlong is the real]] BigBad; he knew about Irisu's affections, he knew that Irisu wanted to kill Ageha and Edogawa, and ''[[BatmanGambit he purposely drew the picture of the rabbits dying so that Irisu would kill him!]]'' Not to mention it's implied [[ManBehindTheMan he's the one who killed the rabbit Irisu took care of in her childhood, childhood]], [[FreudianExcuse making her the messed up person she is today]]]] ''[[WhamEpisode Did anyone expect this?]]''



* WidgetSeries: Of the "'''OH GOD WHY'''" variety.

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* WidgetSeries: Of the "'''OH "'''[[SurrealHorror OH GOD WHY'''" WHY]]'''" variety.

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* EvolvingTitleScreen: [[spoiler:When you get the good ending, wait long enough and the background will begin to go much faster before it turns into a description of the events where Uuji murders U-tarou, written by Irisu herself. The next change happens if you unlock Metsu mode, where it shows the decapitated head of a cat on the bottom right corner of the screen. Clicking on it takes you to the aforementioned mode, which also changes the title screen via changing the logo to a dark red version with a darker background while Irisu is walking with her back turned. The Album option is also gone in this mode. The final change occurs when you reach Level 100 on Metsu, where Irisu is shown smiling and looking towards the screen, and the same description from before is in the background.]]


* GuestFighter: She shows up in [[{{MUGEN}} Nijikaku]], her style based from FistOfTheNorthStar. Alongside [[YouAreAlreadyDead that]], she has a HumongousMecha she had built all by herself, and has her own original moves as well.

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* GuestFighter: She shows up in [[{{MUGEN}} [[{{VideoGame/MUGEN}} Nijikaku]], her style based from FistOfTheNorthStar. Alongside [[YouAreAlreadyDead that]], she has a HumongousMecha she had built all by herself, and has her own original moves as well.


** Are you sure that "Irisu" isn't pronounced as iris, ''as in those fucking eyes?!''
*** Both meanings are probably perfectly valid.
** Irisu's name is actually composed of the characters for "enter" and "a nest". Kind of fitting for [[ThroughTheEyesOfMadness all the insanity that takes place]].

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** Are you sure that "Irisu" isn't pronounced as iris, ''as in those fucking eyes?!''
*** Both meanings are probably perfectly valid.
** Irisu's name is actually composed of the characters for "enter" and "a nest". Kind of fitting for [[ThroughTheEyesOfMadness all the insanity that takes place]].


* JustOneMoreLevel: GoneHorriblyWrong. If you reach 40,000 points or higher and then finish the round, you get the crowner image above. With no warning. It's even worse if you [[BladderOfSteel alt-tab]] due to the [[spoiler: randomness.]]


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* JustOneMoreLevel: GoneHorriblyWrong. If you reach 40,000 points or higher and then finish the round, you get the crowner image above. With no warning. It's even worse if you [[BladderOfSteel alt-tab]] due to the [[spoiler: randomness.]]
* KindheartedCatLover: Ageha adores cats, and other characters mention once or twice how she reminds them of a cat. [[OhCrap Including Irisu.]]

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