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    Female Students 

Amaya Kakisu

Ultimate Journalist

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  • The Protagonist: Amaya is the assigned protagonist character, though she doesn’t always act like a standard pushover Danganronpa Protagonist.

Sayuri Ochano

Ultimate Barista

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Hiroko Asai

Ultimate Librarian

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Amaya: Okay, are you even taking this seriously?
Hiroko: …Of course I’m not. I tuned you out twelve questions ago.
Amaya: I only asked you twelve questions!
Hiroko: …Exactly.

Ayako Shirai

Ultimate Digital Artist

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  • Nice Hat
  • Emo Kid: Ayako is secluded and very gloomy, along with showing signs of being depressed. Her dark hoodie and beanie also portray her emo nature.
  • Lady Looks Like a Dude: Many readers thought that Ayako was a dude because of her short hair and flat chest.
    • PM has stated that there originally was gonna be a joke about it in Ayako’s introduction, but she cut it out because she didn’t want it to come off as offensive.
  • Reclusive Artist: Ayako locked herself in her room for the Majority of Chapter 1
    • Right now, the reason as to why is unknown.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Ayako’s Hair is dark purple.
    • However, it was said by PM that Ayako died her hair and her natural hair color is blonde.

Takara Fukuroda

Ultimate Thief

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  • The Trickster: Even though Takara isn’t a main antagonist, she does portray this trope by doing things like sneaking up behind people to scare them and stealing their things.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Takara’s hair is a bright magenta color.

Minori Fukushima

Ultimate Cheerleader

  • Cliché: Used in the opposite context where she actively tries to avoid cliches.
  • Redheads Are Uncool: Minori is arguably the least liked character in the story by the fan base.

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Torako Inaba

Ultimate Gunslinger

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  • Nice Hat
  • Twice Shy: Torako and Satoshi both seem to like each other a lot... but both are too afraid to be the one who asks.

Akemi Sora

Ultimate ???

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  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Akemi has very aloof behavior and has dark hair, albeit with a red gradient.
  • Bitch Alert: Akemi doesn’t hide the fact she’ll be a bitch as well as a pain in the neck.
  • Psychotic Smirk: A few of Akemi’s sprites, when in the right context, portray this.
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: Akemi’s color pallet consists of mostly blacks and reds, as well as being a main antagonist.

    Male Students 

Yuuki Yakage

Ultimate Forensic Scientist

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Satoshi Kawai

Ultimate Gameshow Host

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  • Jerkass: He’s very clearly this trope from how he treats Hisaji.
    • Yet somehow Torako and some fans still like him.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: Satoshi has rather pale skin and dark hair. There have been a few positive comments on his appearance as well.
  • Reckless Gun Usage: Satoshi is being taught how to use a gun by Torako but doesn’t quite understand how to use it yet.
  • Twice Shy: Torako and Satoshi both seem to like each other a lot... but both are too afraid to be the one who asks.

Daisuke Hagiwara

Ultimate Thespian

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  • Beware the Silly Ones: Daisuke is introduced as a comic relief character who flirts with everyone only to be rejected in the end. However, during Chapter 1 Part 2, Daisuke shows off a creepier side of himself.
  • Old-School Chivalry: Daisuke, when first meeting Amaya attempts to kiss her hand like a traditional gentleman would do.
  • Sissy Villain: Daisuke can say some rather creepy things, but call him out on it and he‘ll retreat back.

Hideaki Taigo

Ultimate Dog Trainer

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Shino Ichigami

Ultimate Drum Major

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Kenji Kobayashi

Ultimate Latin Student

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Raiden Hayari

Ultimate Track Star

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  • Knight in Shining Armor: During the prologue right before Hisaji’s shot full of holes by Mononeko, Raiden runs past and pushes him out of the way, saving his life.

Hisaji Okazaki

Ultimate Pilot

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  • Birthday Hater: PM has confirmed that Hisaji hates his birthday for reasons related to his backstory.
    • He also falls into The Grinch trope for the same reason.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: Although Hisaji isn’t a kid, he talks back to people all the time and gets angry when anyone compares him to a child or makes fun of his height.
  • Captain Crash: According to his bio sheet, he’s crashed more planes then you can count on your fingers.
  • Flaw Exploitation: Him being the recipient of this trope, Hisaji is always made fun of for being short, which is something he hates being called.

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    Non-Human Characters 

Mononeko

Captain/Killing Game Host

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  • The Captain: He’s the self proclaimed captain of the ship.

Aiko

Doggo

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Bork!

    Spoiler Characters 

Rayleigh Cox -Asai

Ultimate ??? (Ultimate Roboticist)

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  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Rayleigh’s Hair is dark blue with lighter blue streaks.
    • Since she and Hiroko both have the same shade of blue hair, it’s likely that it’s natural.

Kingoro Kanekubo

Ultimate ??? (Ultimate Mugger)

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Eisaku Misuki

Ultimate ??? (Ultimate Strategist)

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Queenie

Ultimate (Ultimate Markswoman)

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