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AIZA/Azami Maikawa

Super High-School Level Cover Singer

A mysterious Internet personality, AIZA is a renowned cover singer, with over millions of subscribers across different platforms. She covers all genres, but tends to prefer doing covers of Vocaloid songs. She has recently revealed that she is working on an original album. However, no release date has been given yet. Despite her fame, not much is known about AIZA, and her real name has never been revealed, which only seems to draw more people to her.

The killer of Chapter 3, responsible for attempted explosion of, stabbing, and killing of Akinori Kuwabara. She is executed by being stoned.

  • Crapsack World: Believes that there is very little good in this world.
  • Jerkass: She made both Ama and Yumemi cry in the prologue, and continues to be one of the meanest characters in the group.
  • Life Isn't Fair: Her view on life.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Until Boufana reveals it right before her execution.
  • Only One Name: Subverted when her name is later revealed.
  • Percussive Shutdown: During Chapter One, MAESTRO, Kaoru, and AIZA destroyed the hologram of Hatsune Miku in the anime shop by punching her speakers until they broke.
  • Stage Name: Obviously AIZA isn't her real name. Good luck getting it out of her, though.
  • We Used to Be Friends: She believes that all people you consider your friends will inevitably betray you. It's better to not have them.

Akira Hisakawa

Super High-School Level Gardener

Akira grew up in Biei-cho, Hokkaido, Japan with his mother, father, and pet rabbits- while not the focus of his talent he gushes about them any chance he gets. His life was quiet but happy. He spent time outside and picked up gardening the moment he could hold a trowel- his mother taught him the basics with their garden in their yard and he just went from there, looking up different techniques and how to care for each plant. What his claim to fame was, he can grow almost any plant with ease, they seem to even grow faster and healthier than ever under his care. He usually brushes this claim off however, not really wanting the attention he was starting to get. He started to get jobs though, to tend to larger scale gardens, some he accepted and he was able to care for them single handedly as well as a whole team would.He has his own garden at home, but he tends to a public one as well as a part time job, people from all over come to see the amazing plants he has year round. He runs a blog known as Lapied for his personal garden- and his rabbits if he were honest, getting thousands of hits per day.

  • Security Cling: During the Chapter One trial, he clung to Sora in his panic.

Ama Suzuki

Super High-School Level Diviner

Ama Suzuki runs a dual online fortune telling shop and a store for items that he has knit. He does fortunes for people, and fortunes for each coming week, as well as a large fortune to give an overview of the year. A few of the times these fortunes have come true, though his clients claim that theirs really did happen. His yearly spreads cause the most debate because of how vague they can be, but his devoted clients find a truth with no fail each and every month.

  • Break the Cutie: Between Hiroto's words and the fact that his crush ends up being the killer, Chapter One really takes a toll on Ama.
  • Cry into Chest: Does this to Yajiro during the Chapter One execution.
  • Self-Deprecation: After Masato is revealed to have been the culprit behind Natsumi's murder, Ama begins to feel as though he isn't good enough. This is magnified by the fact that Masato and Yajiro have feelings for one another and not Ama.
  • Stress Vomit: His reaction to Masato's execution.

Azusa Kurizuka

Super High-School Level ???

Information about Azusa is currently unknown.

  • Huge Schoolgirl: At 6'2", Azusa is tied with Hiroto for tallest student in the class.

Chika Yoshikage

Super High-School Level ???

Chika Yoshikage, Witch of the West, is an apparent immortal witch whose existence dates back to the Edo period. The story goes as thus: A long time ago, a lineage of witches were cast from their home in the Britain. Instead of sailing to the New World, they traveled through Europe, wreaking havoc wherever they went. It was when they reached Japan that they took up hold in a castle in the mountains, overlooking a small town. The town was constantly subject to the witch's’ sadistic magic, until a knight from the British Isles, who had been tracking them down, defeated the witches, leaving only their ghosts to haunt the estate. Their leader, Chika, became a restless spirit, and was told to devour the souls of men who mistreated women in any way. Now, hundreds of years later, this “Chika Yoshikage” claims to be a witch of the same legendary story. While most believe the belief to be false, further digging reveals she does legally reside in the historical home overlooking the same small town the story originated from. That, and rumors that the girl can in fact perform magic only seem to enforce the idea that she could truly be able to bend the laws of nature to her will.

  • Nice Hat: A witch's hat, to be precise.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: While she hasn't personally killed anyone yet, her potions were used in the commission of Natsumi Kibo's murder.
  • Stage Name: 'Chika' isn't her real name. It's actually Emily.

Fukai Miki

Super High-School Level Thrill Seeker

—YOUNG GIRL BRUSHES WITH DEATH AND EMERGES VICTORIOUS—10-year-old Fukai Miki was discovered during a rescue operation after an avalanche last Friday. However, she was out in the snow of her own will. Looking to rescue her best friend who was caught in the snow, Miki left safety after the disaster occured.

When she was found, Miki had already uncovered her friend. “I was just doing what anybody would do! Besides, it was fun.” Miki said.

Fukai Miki is known for completing a variety of stunts from skydiving to bungee jumping in the middle of a typhoon. Most of her stunts are simply for fun, though she does work for commercials and charity events. Her crowning achievement, however, is holding the world record for the youngest person to climb Mount Everest successfully at 11 years and 9 months old. The public affectionately coined her the “Gremlin Daredevil.”

  • Challenge Seeker: Less to hone her skills and more just for the thrill of it.
  • Chaotic Stupid: As a thrill seeker, Fukai finds herself in all kinds of dangerous and questionable behavior.
  • Fun Personified: The worst thing in the world to be is boring, so Fukai goes out of her way to be the exact opposite of that
  • Hell Seeker: Hey, torment is pretty fun for a masochist, right?
  • Large Ham: Fukai has the tendency to draw attention via her loud volume and ridiculous conversation topics.
  • Manic Pixie Dream Girl: Less of a romantic interest, though, and instead just plain obnoxious.
  • The Nicknamer: All of her nicknames seem to be a single syllable, repeated twice, with the -tan honorific (ex: 'Roro-tan' for Yajiro).

Haruna Watanabe

Super High-School Level Ikebana Artist

Information about Haruna is currently unknown.

  • Asexuality: Haruna is both asexual and aromantic.
  • Japanese Politeness: She refers to everyone by their family name, with either "-dono", "-sama", or "-san", depending on her personal feelings on them.
  • Yamato Nadeshiko: In a broad, stereotypical sense, Haruna is a proper young lady- polite, soft-spoken, and seems to be rather traditional in upbringing. (She even follows, somewhat loosely, stereotypical beauty standards of wide eyes, pale skin, and long hair.)

Hiroto Fukui

Super High-School Level ???

Information about Hiroto is currently unknown.

  • The Cynic: He tends to be the one to point out the severity of the situation and how people shouldn’t take it lightly. That, and how people are flawed. An example of this is when during the first trial, he explained to Ama rather harshly, that anyone was capable of killing another person.
  • The Genie Knows Jack Nicholson: While not entirely true, as Hiroto is not a mythical, or celestial being, it does explain the many references he makes to American classic rock, despite being in 2057 Japan.
  • Mismatched Eyes: He has a red one and a pale blue one. Have fun with that spectacle.
  • Multicolored Hair: Black and green hair... Wonder which part is dyed?
  • Sliding Scale of Idealism vs. Cynicism: Whenever he and Yajiro interact, a majority of the time it will devolve into them arguing about their philosophies. Yajiro in this instance represents idealism, while Hiroto is the cynicism.
  • The Stoic: He tends to be rather distant and cold to others. Also, since the killing game situation began, he only has grinned once the entire time, as of the start of chapter 2.
  • Unwitting Test Subject: During the first trial, Fukai brought a vial of the paralysis liquid that was discovered with her. To demonstrate the effects of it, she splashed some on Hiroto without asking him if she could. He was stunned for fifteen minutes.
  • The Workaholic: Whenever he is asked by the other cast members about what he is doing, he will usually respond by saying he is continuing his searches for the group’s escape. He even refused to go look for his family because he said he would rather remain focused on the group’s largest priority.

Hisashi Nakano

Super High-School Level ???

In the year 20XX, Hisashi Nakano was reported missing after wandering off at the Uena Safari Zoo, only to be found five years later in the exact same spot he was last seen. It is unknown as to where the boy had been during this time.

  • Clear Their Name: When MAESTRO is framed for murder, Kaoru, Yumemi, and Hisashi volunteer to defend him in court.
  • Contortionist: Nakano easily fit into a number of small containers in his talent show.
  • Eyepatch of Power: Nakano's left eye is concealed by an eyepatch for unknown reasons.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Nakano refuses to swear.

Kaoru Hanazaki

Super High-School Level ???

Information about Kaoru is currently unknown.

  • Blush Sticker: His sprites depict a permanent blush.
  • Class Clown: Based on his interactions with the other students in the group chat, at least.
  • Clear Their Name: When MAESTRO is framed for murder, Kaoru, Yumemi, and Hisashi volunteer to defend him in court.
  • Those Two Guys: With MAESTRO. The two often tag team the others in the group chat.

    Students L-Z 

MAESTRO/Minato Mikimoto

Super High-School Level DPS Player

There’s no ‘I’ in ‘team’, but there is one in ‘Junji’! At least, that seems to be the motto of Junji players across the globe, and MAESTRO is no different. As the star DPS of the Tokyo Thunder, Japan’s professional Hoverbatch team, MAESTRO is the one tasked with turning the tide of battle. Whether he’s infiltrating the enemy’s back lines in order to pick off their healers or pulling out his Serpentblade in order to completely decimate the opposing team, MAESTRO possesses all the qualities of a pro Junji: sneaky, self-sufficient, and capable of getting the important picks. Insider information seems to suggest that the boy wants no part of his rising fame, as all fans who have attempted to interact with him have been met with silence, and rumors have begun to circulate regarding some ‘personal problems’ between MAESTRO and the rest of his teammates. Despite his chilly demeanor, however, one thing is for certain; when it comes to playing Junji, MAESTRO is in a league of his own.

  • Alliterative Name: In the group chat, Kaoru proposes that everyone share their DK Crew name, which is made by taking the first letter of your last name and adding -onkey, followed by the first letter of your last name and adding -ong. MAESTRO replies that his name would be 'Monkey Mong', implying that both his family name and given name begin with the letter 'm'. His name is later revealed to be Minato Mikimoto.
  • Finger Gun: Flashed these quite liberally after being drugged.
  • Frameup: During the first trial, MAESTRO is framed for the murder of Natsumi Kibo. In reality, Masato committed the murder but drugged and framed MAESTRO in order to cast the suspicion on him.
  • Flipping the Bird: Does this to Masato during the Chapter One trial, in response to Masato framing him.
  • Friends with Benefits: With Kaoru.
  • Hollywood Nerd: He may be a devoted gamer, but MAESTRO is physically attractive enough to have fangirls ask him on dates, and frequently enough to be annoyed by it.
  • Kansai Regional Accent: His hometown is just outside Osaka, and so he speaks in Osaka-ben.
  • Korean Pop Music: What he listens to during scrims, simply because he can't understand Korean (and thus, it won't distract him).
  • Love Hurts: Having a crush on Kaoru does not do him any favors.
  • Most Gamers Are Male: All of the members of MAESTRO's team are male.
  • Ninja: Not him, but the character he mains. Though Hisashi temporarily believed he actually ''was'' one.
  • No Social Skills: He interacts just fine over text, but in person, he's more quiet and detached. Around Kaoru, he also has a tendency to humiliate himself, such as when he told him he had all day to compliment his looks.
  • Not a Morning Person: While the class is crowded around Natsumi's body, MAESTRO is practically falling asleep on Kaoru's shoulder. This is less because he's tired and more because Masato drugged him in order to frame him.
  • Percussive Shutdown: During Chapter One, MAESTRO, Kaoru, and AIZA destroyed the hologram of Hatsune Miku in the anime shop by punching her speakers until they broke.
  • Perpetual Frowner: It's more of a neutral expression than an outright frown, but MAESTRO never seems particularly happy.
  • Self-Deprecation: Occasionally, during his internal monologue. It's usually in response to speaking before he thinks.
  • Sleepyhead: Several of his sprites depict him either yawning or outright falling asleep.
  • Stage Name: MAESTRO is his handle.
  • The Stoic: MAESTRO doesn't smile. Or frown. Or...anything, really. His expressions are mostly blank - even while flipping Masato off during the Chapter One trial, he remained emotionless.
  • Those Two Guys: With Kaoru. The two often tag team the others in the group chat.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: His hair is dyed green. His natural color is a dark brownish-black.

Masato Matsuoka

Super High-School Level Criminologist (Reserve Course)

You probably wouldn’t know about Masato himself, but you must’ve heard of his father, Hiroyuki Matsuoka, at least. Hiroyuki is a judge well-known for his strong sense of justice and adamant support for the death penalty. That’s about it. When it comes to his son, however, there isn’t much to say about him. He’s a wealthy honors student with a clean record and an apparent hobby of studying case files and criminal behavior. That’s about it. No notable public achievements or events in his life. How underwhelming. The culprit of Chapter One, responsible for shooting and killing Natsumi Kibo. He is caught during the trial and executed by being dropped from a great height.

  • Abusive Parents: From his execution, it seems as though Masato's father may have been abusive.
  • Becoming the Boast: Downplayed. For someone who is apparently talentless, he holds up surprisingly well in court. Not well enough to save him in the end, though.

Natsumi Kibo

Super High-School Level Charity Worker

Information about Natsumi is currently unknown.

She is the victim of Chapter One, killed by ballistic trauma.

  • Dies Wide Open: While not readily apparent in her death art, Natsumi died with a shocked expression on her face, complete with widened eyes.

Yajiro Nobira

Super High-School Level Puzzle Master

Yajiro Nobira is known publicly for being admitted onto the Japanese roster of the World Puzzle Championships of 2054 and 2055 at the age of 13 and 14, hosted in Sydney, Australia and Hong Kong, China. He won gold in both the Under 18 age division and the team event in both years, and became the youngest person to win a medal in the all age category in ’55, earning silver. Following an accusation of cheating, the World Puzzle Federation chose to conduct an investigation. While no traces of cheating were found, it was discovered that Nobira had not participated in any qualifying rounds before being let onto the Japanese team either year. It was ruled that his victories would not be revoked, but that it would be mandatory for him to pass qualifiers in the future before being admitted as a precautionary measure. However, he declined to complete the following year for unknown reasons.

  • Beware the Honest Ones: He seems to be always completely honest by his own admission, and yet remains unpredictable and untrustworthy to many because of it.
  • Color Motif: Has a clear purple theme in a variety of shades, as seen by his clothing and hair.
  • Cover Innocent Eyes and Ears: Does this to both Ama and Yumemi during Masato's execution in Chapter 1, the 'Two Small Children' of the cast.
  • Forgiveness: Is all around forgiving of faults and any wrongdoings against him. He also instantly expresses forgiveness to Masato for killing Natsumi and lying to him despite Masato not apologizing or asking for it.
  • "L" Is for "Dyslexia": Over the group chat it is rather clear that Yajiro has reading issues, especially when text is long or messages are numerous. His spelling is also pretty poor at times.
  • Official Couple: With Ama and Masato, thus Polyamory.
  • Tender Tears: Ends up crying when he has his final talk with Masato, just before Masato is executed as the killer in Chapter One.
  • Übermensch: He appears to live by his ideals and morals that are outside the norm, and these frequently clash with that of some others in the group.
  • Will Not Tell a Lie: Completely embodies this trope, seeing as he is very careful to never outright lie. That isn't to say that he always says the full truth, however, because he often doesn't.

Yumemi Kozuki

Super High-School Level Oneirologist

Yumemi Kozuki (born April 21st, 2041, aged 16) is a young Oneirologist from Anamizu in the Ishikawa prefecture, Japan. Studying under award winning Oenologist, Ayumu Akemi at Sumime Institute of Neurological Science. Yumemi is currently one of the youngest and most renowned Oenologists in Japan, having started researching since she was 13 years of age, immediately putting her in the spotlight as the youngest to actively conduct studies in the field. Yumemi has since then have been involved in various studies, both on herself and others, and important research into various sleep disorders and how the functions of the brain and dreams correlate with both mental illness, drugs and memory, to which she has brought great progress in findings for her field, notably having a skill in finding small details that would’ve been overlooked otherwise. Despite mental ill esses being what Yumemi seeming has both a focus and passion for, she is has been involved in various other research studies such as finding the direct purpose of why people experience both dreams and nightmares in nREM and REM sleep.

  • Bad Liar: Shown when she tries to lie to Yajiro of all people when she thinks he's going to murder her.
  • Clear Their Name: When MAESTRO is framed for murder, Kaoru, Yumemi, and Hisashi volunteer to defend him in court.
  • Comforting Comforter: Does this when Ama and Yajiro fall asleep together in the News Room.
  • Cry into Chest: Does this to Yajiro during the Chapter One execution.
  • Dull Eyesof Unhappiness: Paired with Blue with Shock, after Masato is executed in Chapter 1, Yumemi's eyes go dull and her face with a purple shadow. Although this might be because she's possibly a robot.
  • Meaningful Name: Her entire name has to do with sleep and the night 'Yuememi' means Dream/Dreaming while 'Kozuki' means Moonlight.
  • Nice Girl: Yumemi is genuinely a kind and caring person, with a desire to get to know all of her classmates.
  • Reckless Gun Usage: When investigating Natsumi's murder, Yumemi grabs a gun from a security guard and almost shoots Yajiro.
  • Security Cling: Tends to do this often when she afraid of something. Has done this to MAESTRO at the beginning of Chapter 1 and Yajiro & Akinori during investigation.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: Despite her childlike nature she really is smart.
  • Sleepyhead: She has narcolepsy.
  • Teens Are Short: The shortest member of the cast at 4'9".
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Thinks that if everyone becomes friends and works together everything will be okay.


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