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|“|| As the Danganronpa series rose in popularity, new releases put the spotlight on some individual characters. Written by mystery author Takekuni Kitayama. Told from the perspective of new character Yui Samidare, the books explore Kyoko's activities as a middle schooler.
Danganronpa Kirigiri (ダンガンロンパ霧切) is a light novel series written by Takekuni Kitayama which focuses on the Detective Library members, Kyoko Kirigiri and her past with Yui Samidare as the explore the Duel Noir cases. It ran for 7 volumes, over a 7 year period.
The first novel was released on September 13th, 2013 and was published by Seikaisha along with illustrations by Rui Komatsuzaki, with the release date for the final volume being June 17, 2020 as part of Danganronpa 10th Anniversary.
- 1 Background
- 2 Description
- 3 Volume 1
- 4 Volume 2
- 5 Volume 3
- 6 Volume 4 Summary
- 7 Volume 5 Summary
- 8 Volume 6 Summary
- 9 Volume 7 Summary
- 10 Appearances
- 11 See also
- 12 References
- 13 Navigation
After the success of the first game, Kitayama, who has written many other mystery novels, wanted to write a prequel focusing on Kyoko. He put Yui as the main heroine so she could be easier to connect with.  The publishing company Seikaisha announced the first novel on June 3, 2013.
Each detective has an ID, with a DSC number. Detectives register in what is known as the Detective Library to get their ID (Kyoko only registered recently when the novel begins, so she's the starting rank of 9). The Detective Library contains files on 65,000 detectives, their information made public so that anyone can view them and choose the detective relevant to whatever is bothering them for a case.
The DSC number has three numbers. The first number signifies what their specialty is, with the second number going into a bit more detail of that specialty. The last number signifies their rank, for example:
- Eigo Amino (Age 35) - DSC 367 - Business crime - Business spies - Rank 7.
- Shīta Enbi (Age 28) - DSC 245 - National crime - Terrorism - Rank 5.
- Kō Inuzuka (Age 41) - DSC 943 - Murder - Locked room - Rank 3.
- Kyoko Kirigiri (Age 13) - DSC 919 - Murder - Impossible crime - Rank 9.
- Yui Samidare (Age 16) - DSC 888 - Freedom crime - Kidnapping - Rank 8.
A series of various detective cases hosted by the Victim's Catharsis Committee that usually involves four parties: The Culprit, The Detective, The Target, and the Innocent. When accepting The Duel Noir, the Culprit has to assemble a 'deck' first. This is done by 'renting' Techniques to use by the Committee, Techniques that can not be traced by any means. These Techniques range from murder weapons like poison or a baseball bat to tricks to assist them in the Duel Noir like, for example, hidden rooms, and, finally, the location on where it is held. The Detective is always chosen from the Detective Library and their quality is decided based on the price of the Culprit's 'deck'.
- Main article: Danganronpa Kirigiri/Volume 1
- Main article: Danganronpa Kirigiri/Volume 2
- Main article: Danganronpa Kirigiri/Volume 3
Volume 4 Summary
Volume 5 Summary
Volume 6 Summary
Shoot Down the Angel
Farewell, my sweetheart
Life is what you make it
Volume 7 Summary
The Last Enemy
- Ooba Ryou
- Celestia Ludenberg (mentioned)
- Arai Gunzou
- Idogaki Fukuju
- Fuhito Kirigiri
- Kodama Katsumi
- Shindou Katana
- Karasuba Kariyasu
- Shouko (mentioned)
- Saiko Ayako
- Joshua Lindbergh
- Kirigiriso, a Sound Novel sequel to the Light Novel series.
|Light Novels||Danganronpa Zero • Danganronpa Kirigiri • Danganronpa 1 ・2 Beautiful Days • Danganronpa: Togami|
|Short Stories||Makoto Naegi Secret File • Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc IF • Ultra Despair Hagakure|