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    Kaoru Adachi 
Kaoru Adachi

Super Highschool Level Musical Conductor

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"You see, the reality of the truth lies in the matters of learning to accept it."

The Player Character.She claims that she has hardly any memory of anything happening before the moment she woke up in an unfamiliar room, to the point of barely remembering her own name and talent. She's mainly noted for being a cynical person who is mainly skeptical of her peers. As of now, her fate is unknown.


  • Abusive Parents: After the death of her mother when she was nine, her father had resorted to alcoholism as a coping mechanism, and it’s vaguely implied that he used to hit her and her younger brother nearly weekly before he died of alcohol intoxication, which ultimately led to her cynical personality.
  • Amateur Sleuth: Since she's the protagonist of the story, it's only natural that she'll encounter a body or two.
  • Amnesiac Hero: States to have no memory of anything before her awakening.
  • Bokukko: Uses “boku” to refer to herself when speaking Japanese.
  • Chekhov's Skill: Even though Kaoru has forgotten nearly all of her life thus far, she still retains her incredible sense of hearing and is successful in distinguishing both sounds and voices from one another, much like Kaede and Ibuki in past installments.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Her eyes and her hair share the same orange color.
  • Sailor Fuku: She wears a short-sleeved white blouse with a bright yellow necktie and a dark blue skirt.
  • Brutal Honesty: She isn't afraid to speak her mind when she feels the need to.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Same as above, this tends to be showcased a lot.
  • First-Person Smartass: Displays a lot of this in her internal dialogue.
  • Idiot Hair: Typical Danganronpa protagonist fashion.
  • Meganekko: Self-explanatory.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: Kaoru is said to be very observant and perceptive.
  • The Cynic: Very much so in both internal dialogue and external.
  • The Protagonist: Self-explanatory.
  • What Could Have Been: Instead of being a cynic, she originally was going to be a Nice Girl. However, this idea was revamped into her now cynical nature.
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    Ageha Isozaki 
Ageha Isozaki

Super Highschool Level Dōjin Creator

"Fear is the very essence of what keeps us alive."

Ageha has been known for creating such beautiful literary works that have struck the hearts of men, women, and children alike. Inspired by comic books sold in the western markets, it’s not unusual for her works to give some western elements in place. She is known by her colleagues for being strikingly stoic for a girl her age and is said to be devoid of any sort of emotions. As of now, her fate is unknown.


  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Subverted. She’s notably taller than nearly the rest of the students, marking up at 183 centimeters tall, alongside her knee-length hair with bangs cut straight. However, she does appear to have bright red hair instead of a darker color.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Both her eyes and her hair share the same red color.
  • Sailor Fuku: She wears a heavily customized periwinkle blouse with a lengthy necktie, along with her pristine white sailor-style collar that had partially covered her shoulders. In terms of her lower half, she has a short pleated skirt of the same blue hue.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Her hair is noted for its unusual length, managing to reach past her knees.
  • The Stoic: Legitimately her basic personality for the moment.
  • Sequential Artist: Quite literally her job.
  • Nerves of Steel: Considering the situation the students have found themselves in, she seems to be the most composed here.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: In addition to her full body sprite, she’s easily a Grade A.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Averted thus far, but considering its a Danganronpa fanfic, who knows how long this’ll last.
  • Legacy Character: She’s been noted to share the exact same talent with Hifumi Yamada.

    Sonoko Higashikokubaru 
Sonoko Higashikokubaru

Super Highschool Level Choreographer

"There’s no such decision as right or wrong. After all, intuition is just what you put your faith in."

The heiress of her mother’s dancing company, despite being the twin sister of Naoki Higashikokubaru. She was taught under the way her mother on dancing and was assigned to help lead her mother’s star dance team at a tournament out of bias, the start of her rise to stardom. She’s known by many for being rather blunt and rather down-to-earth, a clear contrast from Naoki. As of now, her fate is unknown.


  • Abusive Parents: After losing in a pivotal dance tournament, her mother has had very harsh and unrealistic expectations of her daughter to the point of parental neglect.
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Subverted. She certainly has dark brown hair and is rather mature for her age, but she’s only 167 centimeters tall.
  • Brainy Brunette: She’s very intelligent and mature for someone her age.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Both her hair and her eyes have a dark brown color to them.
  • Nice Hat: She wears a brown leather cap that was a birthday gift from her father.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Self-explanatory.
  • Half-Identical Twins: With Naoki.
  • Polar Opposite Twins: While Naoki is the more open-minded and charismatic twin, Sonoko is the one that's blunter and more practical.
  • Overly Long Name: She has the longest surname out of the entire cast with fifteen letters, beating Hinata's surname at eleven letters.

    Aiko Satoyama 
Aiko Satoyama

Super Highschool Level Storybook Author

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"I believe that love means that you’ve started caring for the happiness of someone else."

Aiko was born and raised in the rural town of Amagi, a heavily religious town known for its promising boarding school: The Palace of the Goddess Institute. For a living, she decided to volunteer to read children’s books to the kindergarteners after school and thoroughly enjoyed reading them. As a past-time hobby, she decided to write her own children’s books with the hopes of getting them published. Her roommate at the time had taken her work and shown it to her literature teacher, who promoted her to start publishing her own books. She’s known by her colleagues for her extremely carefree and lighthearted personality. As of now, her fate is unknown.


  • All-Loving Hero: She really just wants everybody to get along, no matter the circumstances.
  • Color Motif: Pink.
  • Nice Girl: She's considered to the nicest person out of the entire cast by relatively everyone else.
  • The Heart: Known for wanting to see everyone be the best they can be and often encourages them not to give up in times of turmoil.
  • The Cutie: Ditto.
  • Team Mom: She's the person whose the most actively involved in trying to bring the group together, to the point of even being a motherly figure for some of the characters.
  • Feminine Women Can Cook: Explicitly states in her first free time event that she's an expert cook who would make food for her classmates on a daily. Not only that, but she cooks for Kaoru and the others.
    HEIHACHI: Woah! I didn't expect the food here to be THIS good!
    GINKO: Well, there's nothing Mamá Aiko just can't do!
  • First-Name Basis: One of the few characters in the killing game to address others by their first name.
  • Token Religious Teammate: She’s an avid Shintoist and heavily dislikes anybody who tries to SLANDER her religious beliefs. Regardless, she is respectful of those who believe in other religions or do not believe in any at all.
  • Tareme Eyes: In addition to her loving personality, she has round eyes to match.

    Mami Momodani 
Mami Momodani

Super Highschool Level Fashionista

"You should love someone for who they are, not what they are."

Said to be one of the most powerful people inside and outside of the fashion world, Mami Momodani has been the cover girl for a multitude of famous women’s magazine publishers for years on end. She became inspired to become a model like her mother after seeing her mother in a couple of women’s magazines. Even though she’s said to be airheaded by many people, in actuality, Mami has a very kind-hearted and nice personality which completely overshadows the serious side of her, although this is rarely seen from her. As of now, her fate is unknown.


  • Alliterative Name: Mami Momodani. She's the only character in the entire cast with an alliterative name, too!
  • Meaningful Name: Her name, Mami (真美) means "true beauty".
  • Color Motif: She's both a mixture of purple and pink when it comes to this.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Shares a near identical purple eye color compared to her hair.
  • Purple Eyes: Well, she certainly has purple eyes.
  • Dude Magnet: Being a popular fashion icon, it's only natural for a girl like Mami to have a few male admirers around.
  • Fashion Designer: She quite literally is a fashion designer.

    Ginko Nishimuraya 
Ginko Nishimuraya

Super Highschool Level Jeweler

"The confianza de los inocentes will become the tool of a mentiroso."

Originally from Japan, Ginko now lives in an orphanage in Sinaloa due to an accident involving her parents. She picked up a part-time hobby of making necklaces out of the seashells she found on the beach. She’s said to be an extremely carefree person, although a tad bit confusing at times due to how she always like to merge Spanish into her sentences. As of now, her fate is unknown.


  • Gratuitous Spanish: Since he was raised in Spain, she tends to implement Spanish into her sentences as she finds it easier to speak Spanish rather than Japanese.
  • Genki Girl: Ginko is generally a very bubbly and energetic character.
  • Orphan's Ordeal: Her parents are both deceased due to a fatal car accident, resulting in her living in an orphanage in Sinaloa.
  • Motor Mouth: She actually becomes this when talking about the things she's very passionate about, such as Sinaloa itself.
  • Meaningful Name: Her full name means "The silver child from the store in the northern village." Sinaloa is a northwestern state in Mexico.
  • Ore Onna: Describes herself by using “ore”.
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    Wakana Yonei 
Wakana Yonei

Super Highschool Level Musical Genius

"The art of music is to express the words you couldn't say on your own. That’s the reason many people can find some music to be powerful, and others relate to the song itself."

The heir of her clan’s music-producing company, Wakana has been the star in numerous orchestras and concerts. She’s trained herself tirelessly for over a whole decade and has mastered twelve instruments as of currently. She’s described as a cordial person who always wishes for perfection amongst anything else. Regardless, she’s still kind at heart and is easily befriended. As of now, her fate is unknown.


  • Chekhov's Skill: Much like Kaoru, Wakana possesses advanced hearing. Due to her being able to play numerous instruments masterfully, she's also gained the ability to distinguish different sounds from each other.
  • Elegant Classical Musician: Quite literally her talent, as she can play a multitude of classical instruments.
  • Childhood Friends: Claims to be this when she meets Kaoru. However, Kaoru has no clue who Wakana is.
  • Japanese Politeness: She’s very polite when it comes to about practically anything.
  • Keigo: She has an old-fashioned and very polite way when it comes to speaking.
  • Ojou: Wakana is actually very rich and is treated like royalty by her family and servants, seeing as she is the heir to her clan.
  • Huge Schoolgirl: Wakana’s 189 centimeters tall, making her the tallest character of the entire class.

    Sachiko Katsushika 
Sachiko Katsushika

Super Highschool Level Interior Designer

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"Trust is an essential asset when it comes to survival. Without it, you’re on your own, and surviving alone in such a world is impossible."

Being the heiress of one of the most famous designer firms, she’s known for her interior designing skills said to originate from her deceased mother. However, it’s said that she lives an ordinary teenage life, so not much else is really known about her. Regardless, she is well known for her polite nature and is very kind at heart. As of now, her fate is unknown.


    Hinata Kageyokouji 
Hinata Kageyokouji

Super Highschool Level Good Luck

"Introduction Quote Here."

Character description As of now, their fate is unknown.


  • Born Lucky: According to Shinsei Gakuen. However, Hinata thinks otherwise.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: In Hinata's freetime event, they mentioned to be the only child of an infamous serial rapist and murderer. As such, they still hasn't been able to get over this.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: You find this out in the first class trial.

    Aiki Narita 
Aiki Narita

Super Highschool Level Ballet Dancer

"Introduction Quote Here."

Character description As of now, his fate is unknown.


  • Shrinking Violet: He’s very quiet and shy, and his stutters happen every so often. In addition to that, he has a lack of self-confidence and believes that he's a burden to his father.
  • Friendless Background: In his first free time event, he explains that he was often bullied at school for unlisted reasons, and it got even worse when they discovered that he had been taking ballet lessons after schools. As a result, he tends to distance himself from others and doesn’t have any friends.
  • Deuteragonist: He follows Kaoru around after meeting up with her in the prologue, and even helps her learn her way around the school. This’ll be heavily improved upon with future chapters.
  • Peek-a-Bangs: His left eye is partially covered by his bangs.
  • Bishōnen: He has a feminine facial structure, alongside his eyelashes which don’t really help him either.
  • Gray Eyes: Only character in the game to have gray eyes.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Depression.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Only character in the game to have blue hair.
  • History with Celebrity: States in his freetime that the only reason he became the Super Highschool Level Ballet Dancer was because of the fact that he performed a dance for the Prime Minister, and he became a sponser of the company Aiki worked for.

    Heihachi Kitabatake 
Heihachi Kitabatake

Super Highschool Level Stained Glass Maker

"Introduction Quote Here."

The son of the former Super Highschool Level Glassblower Daichi Kitabatake and co-manager of the “Kitabatake and Co. Glass Makers Ltd.,” Heihachi has been working with different types of glass for as long as he could remember. However, after working on a project with creating stained glass windows for a church in America, he’s taken a particular liking towards it. Working after hours in his father’s workshop, he began creating his own versions of stained glass window designs and has them posted on his own online store. He’s said to be rather extroverted and can easily make friends. As of now, his fate is unknown.


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    Hayato Yanaihara 
Hayato Yanaihara

Super Highschool Level Playwright

"Introduction Quote Here."

Character description As of now, his fate is unknown.


    Takahiro Nishibeppu 
Takahiro Nishibeppu

Super Highschool Level Naturalist Painter

"Introduction Quote Here."

Character description As of now, her fate is unknown.


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  • Plant Hair: Not meant to be taken literally, but one of his main attributes is the green leaves embedded in his hair.
  • The Strategist: Doesn't really exhibit this much until Chapter 1, where he murders Hinata using a very complex plan. However, it failed due to minor miscalculations. Although, if the plan were to succeed, he would not have been found out to be the Darkened.

    Yasutarou Shishikura 
Yasutarou Shishikura

Super Highschool Level Make-Up Artist

"Introduction Quote Here."

Character description As of now, her fate is unknown.


  • Spell My Name with an "S": His name is spelled Yasutarou, but it can be simplified to Yasutaro.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Only character in the killing game to have pink hair.
  • Sir Swears a Lot: Very vulgar, kind of self-explanatory.
  • Jerkass: He's obnoxiously rude, to the point where Kaoru calls him out on it, although not verbally.
    KAORU: [internal monologue] Jesus Christ, is he this much of an asshole on a daily? I feel kind of bad for Mami if this is the case.
  • Dumbass Teenage Son: He’s not essentially the brightest student.
  • Trash Talk: He likes to do this a lot, whether it’s to your face or behind your back.

    Zeshin Akutagawa 
Zeshin Akutagawa

Super Highschool Level Cake Designer

"Introduction Quote Here."

Character description As of now, her fate is unknown.


    Naoki Higashikokubaru 
Naoki Higashikokubaru

Super Highschool Level Dancer

"Introduction Quote Here."

Character description As of now, her fate is unknown.


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