She also assumes that Korekiyo is "so girly" because of his sister's influence. We have searched for true professionals, with their own studio. Among his last words, he mentions that death is never acceptable for humans and the living must find find a reason to accept it whenever it happens, no matter how forced, explaining why so many cultures have funeral rituals and rumors about resurrecting the dead. In times of distress, he talked to himself in his sister's persona in an attempt to calm himself. In the original Japanese, "kukuku" is his unique laugh's sound. He had stated to the others how he had planned to kill Kaede from the beginning but soon canceled since Kaede was executed in Chapter 1. In order to finally end this absurdity, K1-B0 used his recording function in order to convince Gonta that Kokichi had tricked him, much to the former's anger. According to Korekiyo, he takes his mask off only in front of people his sister deems trustworthy. He also received the talent and title of Ultimate Anthropologist. The very next morning, Korekiyo attended Angie and Himiko's magic show along with everyone else from Gonta's Insect Meet and Greet, bar Kokichi. Korekiyo usually speaks in calm and polite manner, but he nevertheless comes across rather off and makes others uncomfortable due to his strange and sometimes morbid thinking. Despite Ryoma suggesting that they exchange them, wanting to see who could be the most important person in his life, everyone rejected the idea, afraid that it would cause another murder to happen, much to his annoyance. Korekiyo managed to pique Shuichi's interest in learning a lot of stuff related to anthropology after he got involved in extensive discussions with the Ultimate Anthropologist. However, in his haste, he neglected to pick up the piece of duct tape that he had used earlier to stop Angie's blood from leaking and, with the room now completely locked, had no way to retrieve it. Kaede apologizes and tells him she didn't mean it in a bad way, which quickly calms him down. Therefore, we've no need to follow them. The participants were presented with the third motive, the Necronomicon, and were told that they would be able to bring back someone who had died already as a transfer student. Due to this, Kokichi, the Ultimate Supreme Leader, revolted, saying that Kaede's repeated motivational speech is the source of the group's agony, added by some of her friends giving up on escaping the tunnel, Korekiyo included, the group's harmony came to a swift end. He explained that having feelings of fortune or misfortune may affect one's ability to concentrate, saying that words have the power to give or rob one of confidence. But living only by one's instincts will push one away from knowing culture. After his sister died, he developed the idea of "sending admirable friends" to her in the afterlife. In times of distress, he talked to himself with his sister's persona in an attempt to calm himself. Korekiyo replied that there is no such thing as a death that can be accepted and wondered how they all would live a life that faced death before being dragged to his execution. During the events of Korekiyo's Free Time Events, he would teach Shuichi any kind of knowledge and questions that he is curious about passionately such as differences among anthropology, history, and archaeology. Korekiyo attended Sunset Hill High School (夕陽ヶ丘学園) during his high school days. 109 votes, 10 comments. He claims it will be scary only for the first time and pulls out rope from under the bed, which immediately causes Shuichi to attempt escaping. It's full of doubts! It is through many different experiences that one is able to understand humanity. He wears the mask wherever he goes, no matter where he goes, and he even owns different masks for eating, showering, and other daily activities. In Korekiyo's fantasy, his partner requested to try BDSM with him, but Shuichi is unaware of this and he feels uncomfortable around Korekiyo, thinking that he is a bit scared of him, but is nevertheless curious about his fantasy. Kirumi refused to give up on life and made a mad, undignified run for it, but was executed nonetheless. As a result, the Ultimate Entomologist did not hesitate for even a second if it meant he could be useful to everyone and joined Angie's group. In his Fifth Free Time Events with Shuichi, the two of them promise to do a fieldwork together someday, and Korekiyo is pleased to make the Ultimate Detective as his first disciple. How about you? Investigating in person is critical. ", "Yes... From now on, no one will try to stop us. Dislikes Of a dense, impenetrable fog! Video Game Voice Actor Brad Venable Dies at Age 43. Me finding out that Teruteru and Korekiyo have the same voice actor. Her poor health made this a time-consuming effort, and so he treasures it, considering it truly one-of-a-kind. ", "So this is how each blackened must have felt. He claims the others should not fear him as a potential murderer, as he merely wishes to observe. He doesn't wear a hat like in his anthropologist uniform, and his hands are completely uncovered. This meaning is likely meant to be ironic in regards to his true self. They also remembered that the ones behind The Gofer Project were Makoto Naegi, the headmaster of the rebuilt Hopes Peak Academy, and the Future Foundation. Weight Korekiyo instructed Tenko to lie in a position similar to child's pose in the center of a circle of salt inscribed with magical symbols. He believes all human beings are great, and that even their ugly sides are extremely beautiful and beauty can be created from hardship. Gender Despite their extreme methods, Angie's student council had no malicious intent for the group as a whole, only wishing to stop another murder from happening by whatever means necessary. All of this was done for the sake of satisfying Danganronpa's audience from all over the world. Truth or lies may both be fired as powerfully as a bullet from a gun. She instilled hers and Atua's authority into him by reassuring him that he's not alone and that Atua is like a gentle grandmother that always keeps him safe, effectively playing off of Gonta's desire for a motherly figure. As shown in his Free Time Events, he is very familiar with folklore from Indonesia (Hainuwele) and Greece (Medusa), as well as many folklore from his home country Japan. Angie praised Gonta and, like Himiko before him, pulled him into a hug. He began to target and murder girls that met his requirements as his sister's "friends", with his ultimate goal being 100 victims. So even if we overcome nature, we cannot overcome death..." (About the myth of, "We merely live our lives distanced from such knowledge. Official Artbook Character Profile translated by @Kaibutsushidousa on tumblr. Out of all the girls, there were, Korekiyo concluded that all of them barring Maki Harukawa, the Ultimate Child Caregiver, and Miu Iruma, the Ultimate Inventor, met his standards. 超高校級の「民俗学者」 In reality, Angie was simply trying to take control of everybody and make them dependent on Atua. Height ♌ July 31 For example... certain aspects of birthday or new year celebrations. ", "It's so wonderful, my face contorts with glee. It's also noteworthy that she apparently decided the kind of clothing he would wear, as she didn't want him to wear clothes that didn't suit him. He was eating what he thought would be his "last supper", which happened to be a type of pasta that the menu named oddly. So you've no need to fear me. As another strange trait, he is quite fixated on keeping his mask on. Other than that, Korekiyo didn't do anything else significant during the investigation. Archived. Games Korekiyo along with everyone else immediately followed Gonta's lead, with hope of finding a way out. You mustn't become flustered. This was most likely intentional as Kodaka, is a fan of hide's music and has confirmed that Korekiyo's appearance is partially based on visual kei bands. Korekiyo is obsessed with his sister and claims to be deeply in love with her, with her appearing to be the only person he truly cares about, and many of his mannerisms like his hair and clothing being inspired by her. In Korekiyo's last Free Time Event, Shuichi who fully trusted him happily agreed with him to join on a field trip with him after they escaped the Killing Game as his first disciple. For fans of the murder-mystery visual novel series Danganronpa. Super High School Level Anthropologist But there is one thing you should never forget. Booking 35+ Japanese voice overs has never been this easy. The Performance Begins | Danganronpa V3 x OC/Reader. A cage, cloth, and statue are placed on top of her to complete the ritual. However, she is a bit unsure about it, as she doesn't know him well. The sister persona acted reassuring towards him, calling him "dear Korekiyo", but also appeared quite passive aggressive and Korekiyo obeyed any of her orders without questions. However, he is also shown to be very romantic and strongly believes in the "power of love", which can make even the impossible possible. Assuming she was real, the exorcism was her way of expressing her anger for her brother who killed people for her sake and claimed things about her feelings. Kaede was eventually proven to be the "culprit" and executed by Monokuma. Game ", "Kehehe...I only wish to observe the beauty of humanity and witness the depths of its sins. ", "Being able to enjoy learning is an important talent in any study. Find the hottest korekiyo stories you'll love. On the morning of the final day of the time limit, Korekiyo, who was in the cafeteria, witnessed Rantaro Amami, the Ultimate ??? So i just checked who's the voice actor for korekiyo and saw which character he voiced in previous danganronpa games. Hell, Monodam is voiced by Togami. Of mysteries! Furthermore, he also has a unique and somewhat creepy laugh, which sounds like "kehehehe". While he is most of the time very collected, with his voice staying the same tone, he occasionally gets very excited about some topics and his voice turns notably more high-pitched. Unlike most students in the series, he apparently has lots of experience with sexual relationships, as he has described himself as being very popular with local women in a village which commonly practiced bondage. Korekiyo was among these sixteen individuals. He claimed that every girl in the school barring Miu and Maki had the potential to become "friends" for his sister. Of course I know it to be against the law. I'm a simp lmao but I saw no one did korekiyo so I did it for the other simps (but maybe if youre a hater thats fine too idk-) so write a letter to korekiyo and see what he thinks of you. However, Monokuma shows up and denies this, never stating such a thing in the first place and that the medal Shuichi had was just some knickknack he made for the Monokuma Kubs. Later, when Kaito Momota, the Ultimate Astronaut, slugged Shuichi for not saying anything to Monokuma after Kaede had entrusted him with her wish, Korekiyo stated that it was necessary to be a tad insensitive at times to avoid suicidal thoughts. Korekiyo watched as Kaito lost over and over again to Ryoma. 22. ", "Like I said, there's no such thing as a death that can be accepted. Ryoma's lifeless, handcuffed body drifted within the tank, only having a couple seconds before the piranha's stripped the flesh from his bone, leaving nothing more than a skeleton, the handcuff's, and his belongings behind. English He revealed himself as a serial killer whose goal was to grant his deceased sister one-hundred female friends in the afterlife and that he was very close to that number. Manga He says that he came to the conclusion that the way you come to terms with death also determines how you live, all of this indicating that he is in some ways aware that all he has done is just a coping mechanism against his sister's death. Hey there Reddit! Korekiyo then made his way back to his corner, acting as if nothing had happened. What an intriguing experience this is. Anthropology chases those changes. Despite this, it was obvious that Angie was going too far the very next morning when the two split parties came into conflict yet again after finding out that the Student Council had blocked off the manhole in the boiler room with a large rock. Being killed in some secretive mountain village is mere occult novel fiction. Why do you think so many different cultures have funeral rites? I shall make that clear first. Shuichi is confused with him talking about his "lover" and "sister", but he now has an unwavering trust in Korekiyo, unaware of the danger the other possesses. Show more featured. Aliases & Titles Merely a jest. His last name 真宮寺 shingūji is composed of the characters 真 - meaning "true", 宮 - meaning "palace" and 寺 - meaning "temple". Following the trial conclusion, Korekiyo confessed that he murdered for his beloved sister. While Mikan begs the protagonist to forgive them after being convicted, Korekiyo conversely demands the protagonist to apologize. Joining the ranks of voice actors such as Phil LaMarr (Green Lantern) and Kevin Michael Richardson (The Joker), Baker has … ", "Korekiyo, you're such a thoughtful little brother. A majority of the group wasn't sure what to do after reading these rules and began to panic and argue. Later on during the trial, when everyone was split on whether or not to vote Shuichi as the culprit due to his silence about the camera intervals, Korekiyo was on the side that accused him, being the first one to find his excuse of "I forgot" pitiful when Shuichi confessed that he didn't mention the camera intervals to Kaede because he thought they wouldn't interfere with his and Kaede's plan. He grabbed the golden katana from his lab in order to finish the job, plunging the blade into the back of Angie's neck, finally killing her. During his Free Time Events, he claims he has a different mask for different activities, like eating, bathing, sleeping and exercising. Part of the fake backstories created for Korekiyo and the other fifteen students was The Gofer Project, which supposedly happened before the Killing Game started. Nothing is clear at all. The mysterious upbringing of Korekiyo intrigued Shuichi's curiosity as well, as he observed eagerly whether Korekiyo will take his mask off when he is eating and even asking him a myth that resonates with him. To try and preserve the last vestiges of mankind before the Earth’s destruction, the government decided to select sixteen talented students chosen by the Ultimate Initiative that also somehow happened to be immune to the virus, put them in a spaceship colony, and have them escape before the Earth's destruction. Korekiyo was secretly pleased with this, viewing Tenko as a perfect candidate to send to his sister thanks to her earnest and pure heart. But laws are simple rules people decided upon. Regardless of Korekiyo's crazed, constant rebuttals, however, he finally admits to his crime. It's later revealed that his older sister is actually deceased and that he is a serial killer whose goal is to kill a hundred women he considers "pure", believing that they will become "admirable friends" for his sister in the afterlife. Thomas (the Tank Engine) & Friends is a British children's television series, first broadcast on the ITV network on 9 October 1984. Your love made the impossible, possible. Close. Himiko however, could not accept this explanation, angrily asking why Tenko and Angie had to die for something so unfair. 65 kg (143 lbs) All of this was done in order to get everyone to fall into so much despair that they would not continue the Killing Game. In Chapter 3, Korekiyo offered his help to let Shuichi communicate with Kaede's spirit, but he politely turned him down as he said that the only thing he wanted to say for the fallen victims is that he and the others finally manage to survive. His small speech seemed to work, as everyone perked back up, enjoyed a small meal, then headed back to their dorms. During his first Free Time Event with Kaede, Rantaro tells her that Korekiyo has a strong personality, but if she takes the time to speak with him she'll understand him. ", "In any event, let's revisit the topic of, "Humanity is beautiful... A film about such a topic cannot possibly be boring. He is shown to be a great teacher and story teller. Though this slight speech only helped in making him come off as more creepy to the other students. 日本語 Kenichi Suzumuraen-US Todd Haberkorn[3]. In reality, Kokichi simply wanted to get everyone to watch their motive videos in order make the Killing Game "more interesting". However, the way of speech ended up working great with his Japanese voice actor, Kenichi Suzumura's voice performance. Korekiyo listened to Ryoma's proposal, that he was willing to be killed for the sake of the others because he was the only one among the group who has no reason to continue to live. However, Korekiyo was unaware that the clues left behind in Angie's murder, the piece of bloody duct tape and the dried blood on the loose floorboard in the seance room would be key pieces of evidence linking both murders together and as a result, pinning him as the culprit of both murders, not just Tenko's. During his fieldwork, he was attacked and tortured by locals to near death, causing him to hallucinate seeing his sister. He occasionally speaks on behalf of his sister, for example, by telling someone that his sister is pleased with them or that she doesn't trust them yet. He put some meaningful lines in the first half of the script as foreshadowing. Do not relegate luck to the realm of superstition. While he was preparing his murder, Korekiyo was taken by surprise by Angie who stumbled upon him preparing a murder. The Ultimate Anthropologist was able to tell the exact length of the rope just by looking at it, telling a story of how he once visited a village well known for "using rope" and that upon leaving the village's woman did not want to leave. During Korekiyo's graduation event in the bonus mode Love Across the Universe, Korekiyo says that he wants to travel with Shuichi and then introduce him to his sister because he is such a good friend, even though he was originally against the idea and doesn't normally allow any males close to her. Skins with complete voice-overs (Legendary, Ultimate, etc.) He used to have a much simpler school uniform, but his sister thought it didn't suit him and personally tailored the unique uniform he wears now for him as a present. He is very fond of romance and love stories, especially ones centered around forbidden love. After Korekiyo was executed by Monokuma for his wrongdoing for killing Angie and Tenko, Shuichi has conflicted feelings about him. Korekiyo however, stated that he could sense the despair and malice-like aura around Monokuma. Once the timer ran out, the piranha's dropped into the tank along with some other large object, though Himiko had yet to come out of the tank. save. I never even imagined there was a ropeway! if a voice is not from korekiyo please tell me I will try to fix it thanks!tw: Korekiyo is very knowledgeable about folklore and customs across the world, as he stated that he had done a lot of field trip by traveling around the nation to study various culture, tradition, and custom in various places. ", "That's right. Romaji 0 comments. Though Shuichi said that that tale sounded more like a plot of a manga for girls. He also failed to take the bloodstain on the floorboard that he had used to knock out Angie, which would dry out and link him to Tenko's murder the next day during the trial. Korekiyo was intrigued by their current situation wondered just what sort of "beauty" he would be able to witness here, stating that people are wonderful, creeping Kaede out. Although. After the body discovery announcement played, and the tank was broken thanks to Gonta, Tenko, and K1-B0, the investigation began with Korekiyo remaining in the gym. The sister persona acts reassuring towards him, but also gives orders which Korekiyo seems to obey without any questions. One of the areas that would become unlocked was the remaining second floor of the academy, which housed the Ultimate Maid's Research Lab. Korekiyo's talent as the Ultimate Anthropologist is a fabrication made by Team Danganronpa. 21 comments. I never once believed in the ritual. In his opinion, fieldwork is very important to anthropology. He wears grey slacks and brown school shoes. Though everyone thought that the tunnel probably ended up being a trap, they still had to test every single possibility in order to escape. ", "Love is something to be cultivated within, not discussed with others. I wish to know the causes and reasons why human beings create gods. ", "Kehehe... We need to use all our effort to discover the culprit, lest our lives be lost. He has narrowed yellow eyes, and his mouth is covered by a sage green mask, covering his mouth and neck, with a zipper where his mouth would be, giving him a sinister and mysterious appearance. The next morning, Korekiyo joined everyone in the dining hall in order to discuss what to do with the motive videos. There is no such thing as being too cautious or planning too far ahead. ", "Life is meant to be a series of encounters and farewells. Upon using it, everyone remembered what seemed to be their own funeral, much to the student's confusion. Why do you think rumors of ways to resurrect the dead never cease? Illustration Spanning a 26-year career, voice actor Dee Bradley Baker has built an ever-growing legacy in the animation and gaming industry. After Monokuma stated that he understands the value of human life because ending it wouldn't be nearly as much fun if it wasn't, Korekiyo stated that he had passed "insane" by an incredibly large margin. After Shuichi was cleared of blame by Kaede and he accused her of being the culprit, wanting to carry on her wish, Korekiyo was at once quite surprised seeing how serious Shuichi was. Korekiyo gathered with everyone in the gymnasium the very next morning at the Monokuma Kubs request. Our present situation is rather... intriguing. At times, that inner ugliness is visible. There is nothing to be gained by speaking of it with others. ", "I will watch over you all as a ghost! The next day, unbeknownst to Korekiyo, Gonta believed that everyone hated bugs thanks to Kokichi's lies and began kidnapping various students into his Research Lab in order to get them to like bugs. However, at some point, his sister died due to an illness. I think every VA in this game did someone in a previous game. As luck would have it however, Korekiyo was secretly right to be suspicious of her. The next morning, at Kokichi's request after unveiling Maki's true talent the night prior, Korekiyo along with everyone else barring Maki paid a visit to the "Ultimate Child Caregiver's Research Lab" only to discover various weapons all throughout the lab, proving that Maki was in fact the Ultimate Assassin, not a child caregiver. They share a great interest in traveling and they both have a close relationship with their sister, seemingly seeing each other briefly whenever they're both in the school area and tell each other where they've been lately. Nothing is clear at all!!! Himiko offered to do it before Tenko offered instead, giving Himiko some words of encouragement before-hand, putting them on good terms once again. He also stated that he once visited a village where people frequently practiced bondage and became very popular with the village's women. As a result, this group of students ended up forming the "Ultimate Academy Student Council" with Angie as their president. New Danganronpa V3: Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki Comic Anthology Korekiyo expresses interest in the beauty Shuichi will show, saying he will teach him thoroughly and make him feel the kind of pleasure he has never felt before. Because of this, she was horribly lonely and never had any friends, so she spent a lot of time with her brother. The cast recordings were produced by the publishers Spike Chunsoft(Japanese) and NIS America(English). Portrayals When Kokichi entered his lab and touched the katana without his permission, Korekiyo grew irritated and threatened to tear out his nerves, though Kokichi was able to confirm that the katana was genuine. This sorry lot is not worth agonizing over. 100% Upvoted. Shuichi is afraid of the potentially dangerous situation and can only gulp as he's unable to escape, but then his mind begins to turn blank and he starts to relax, and it's heavily implied that Korekiyo got what he wanted in the end. It is also highly likely that during these days he evaluated all the girls trapped within the academy to see if they would make suitable "friends" for his deceased sister, still keeping his ulterior motives hidden from the rest of the group. After he is revealed to be the culprit during the third trial, Korekiyo feels no guilt for his terrible actions and he seems to genuinely and unironically consider the other students his friends, not seeing any contradictions between this and his own actions. The sprites are themselves early versions of Korekiyo's existing sprites that appeared in development builds of the game: Korekiyo can be unlocked by collecting his card from the Card Death Machine.