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Nekomaru Nidai Fullbody Sprite (15)

This article covers information about Nekomaru Nidai's Free Time Events, which feature in the game Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair.

Availability

Locations

Presents

Nekomaru prefers the following presents from the MonoMono Machine:

DR2 Present 019 Coconut #19: Coconut DR2 Present 042 Ogami Clan Codex #42: Ogami Clan Codex
DR2 Present 024 Fresh Bindings #24: Fresh Bindings DR2 Present 089 Sand God's Storm Horn #89: Sand God's Storm Horn

Skills Granted

Becoming close to Nekomaru will grant Hajime the following skills, which will aid him in Class Trials:

FTE Name Description
#5 Power of Life and Death Easier to push through an opponent's argument.
Effective during Rebbutal Showdown.

Free Time Event Dialogue and Option Guide

Full dialogue from Nekomaru's Free Time Events:

DR2 Hope Fragment (1)Introduction (Page 1)

???
Guide Project Nekomaru 07
Hm...?
That's right... You haven't told me your name...
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
My name...
Guide Project Nekomaru 03
I am the Ultimate Team Manager, NEKOMARU NIDAI!!!
Guide Project Hajime 18
U-um...hello. I'm Hajime Hinata...
Guide Project Nekomaru 12
Hold it right there! Your voice is too soft! Let your voice from the bottom of your stomach!
Guide Project Hajime 21
U-Um... I'm Hajime Hinata!
Guide Project Nekomaru 13
Noooooo! You can be louder than that! Do it again!
Guide Project Hajime 21
My name is Hajime Hinata! Pleased to make your acquaintance!
Guide Project Nekomaru 12
I AM NEKOMARU NIDAI! Don't forget it, even if you go to hell!
I am the Ultimate Team Manager, NEKOMARU NIDAI!!!
Guide Project Hajime 18
Y-You don't need to repeat your name so much. I won't forget it...
Guide Project Nekomaru 09
Gah-hahaha! I agree to your terms!
Guide Project Hajime 23
H-He sure is boisterous... It's not just his voice, his whole body seems loud.
Guide Project Komaeda 26
Nekomaru Nidai is known as the Ultimate Team Manager.
Guide Project Hajime 02
The Ultimate...Team Manager?
So he's not on a team, he just manages one?
Guide Project Komaeda 23
He's not just a team manager... After all, he's an Ultimate.
He's traveled to numerous towns and played an active role in various sports clubs managing their teams. For instance, he led some high school rugby team full of delinquents to victory in the national play-offs...
He also rescued a baseball club on the verge of being shut down, and led them to national victory as well...
Rumor has it he's even training that famous Japanese pitcher who plays in the American League.
Guide Project Hajime 02
I-If that's all true, he totally deserves to be called the Ultimate Team Manager, but...
Guide Project Nekomaru 09
Gah-hahaha!.
Guide Project Hajime 23
But...with a build like his, he'd be better off playing on a team instead of managing it.
Obtained Hope Fragment.




DR2 Hope Fragment (2)Free Time Event 1 (Page 2)

Invite Nekomaru to hang out
Guide Project Hajime 01
Hey Nekomaru.
There's something I've been wondering about ever since we first met...
Guide Project Nekomaru 15
Hm? You've been thinking about me that much!?
Guide Project Nekomaru 03
I see...then I guess I must accept it. C'mon, BRING IT ON!
Guide Project Hajime 23
D-Don't misunderstand!
Guide Project Hajime 11
H-Hey, why are you walking toward me? Didn't you just tell me to come to you!?
Guide Project Nekomaru 02
What? I was about to offer to do “it” to you...
Guide Project Hajime 04
...What's “it”?
I sort of want to know... Wait, I definitely don't want to find out!
Guide Project Nekomaru 04
I sort of want to know... Wait, I definitely don't want to find out!
Guide Project Hajime 02
Y-Yeah...I wanted to ask you why you're just a team manager...?
Guide Project Nekomaru 12
“JUST”!?!?
Are you mocking the management profession!?
Guide Project Hajime 03
N-No, I didn't mean it like that...
Guide Project Nekomaru 14
Hajime, you don't know anything. All roads lead to managers...
If you yearn to master something, you will naturally require a manager's help.
Guide Project Nekomaru 13
Countless records in this world would not exist without managers!
The bond between a top-notch athlete and their manager is one that cannot be severed!
Guide Project Hajime 02
Bond...?
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Until now, I've been with various athletes...
Yeah...looking back, there were all splendid athletes...
I had a baseball player who got an offer to join the major leagues while he was still in middle school...
A figure skater who performed six and a half spins...
And a tennis player who managed to win a 36-hour long match...
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
They...were all people who surpassed me.
Guide Project Hajime 23
D-Do people like that really exist...?
Guide Project Nekomaru 04
Now that you understand, don't mock managers.
As long as you never do that...I'll lead you to victory, no matter the match!
Guide Project Hajime 17
I'm not much of a sports guy anyway... But more important, he's got a lot of confidence.
And...I can understand how proud he must be to be a team manager.
Just as I thought...Nekomaru is an amazing guy.
Guide Project Nekomaru 07
Hm? Did you just praise me in your heart?
Guide Project Hajime 03
Huh? How'd you know!?
Guide Project Nekomaru 03
When you and I face each other like this, we are one in both body and mind.
Guide Project Nekomaru 13
I CAN EASILY SEE WHAT YOU'RE THINKING!
Guide Project Hajime 23
O-One in both body and mind...? I really don't want that.
Guide Project Nekomaru 09
Hey, there's nothing to be embarrassed about. I'm used to being showered with praise!
Guide Project Hajime 17
...That's crazy in so many ways, but there’s no denying that he's an amazing guy.
I feel like I got to know Nekomaru a little better.
Nekomaru's Report Card has been updated based on your experience with him.




DR2 Hope Fragment (3)Free Time Event 2 (Page 3)

Invite Nekomaru to hang out
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Hmm...
Guide Project Hajime 18
Nekomaru is staring at me...and groaning...
I don’t know how to say it, but the way he's looking at me is making me extremely uncomfortable.
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Hmmmm...
Guide Project Hajime 18
Wh-What...
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
Hajime, lend me your body.
Guide Project Hajime 03
Whoa! H-Hey, w-wai—WAHHHH!
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
Hm... Just as I thought, I wasn't wrong.
You...will become an amazing athlete if you train yourself.
Guide Project Hajime 18
Huh?
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
You must've been born with good bone structure. We'll need to change your diet, bulk up your muscle mass...
Guide Project Hajime 21
Wait, hold on! What are you talking about!?
Y-You're calling me an athlete, but...what are you talking about!?
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
I'm talking about you, obviously.
Guide Project Hajime 03
Huh?
Guide Project Nekomaru 04
I'm a manager, you know?
It's my job to help athlete figure out what they want to become.
I don't mind which athlete you want to become, but it's wrong for me to decide that for you.
Guide Project Hajime 20
Whether or not he decides...
He's treating me like an athlete for some reason, but...it doesn't matter at all...?
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Let's see... For example, how about that?
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
Using your entire body to fight over a ball, a sport that is truly the manliest of men's sports!
Guide Project Hajime 02

I don't really want to think about it, though...
Nekomaru's probably talking about...

Soccer
Guide Project Hajime 18
...Soccer?
Guide Project Nekomaru 04
Hm, it's true you can say that about soccer as well.
However, I like something that's a little more rough and tumble!
Guide Project Hajime 19
D-Don't say it like that...
Then...is it maybe...?
Baseball
Guide Project Hajime 02
Um...is it baseball?
Guide Project Nekomaru 02
Hm, it's true you can say that about baseball as well.
However, I like something that makes my blood tingle with a little more excitement.
Guide Project Hajime 23
Th-The answer is based on your likes and dislikes!?
Then...is it maybe...?
Rugby
Guide Project Hajime 18
Is it...rugby?
Guide Project Nekomaru 09
Gah-haha, you got it right! BULLLLLLLLSEYEEEEEEEE!
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Rugby was originally a religious service in the Shinto religion...
The men would fight over a bundle of rice plant ears in hopes of a rich harvest...
It's a holy sport said to have originated when the first bead of sweat fell onto the first rice seed...
...According to Spyke Books, that is.
Guide Project Hajime 16
No way... I don't know anything about rugby, and I've never even seen a match in the first place...
Guide Project Nekomaru 12
THAT DOESN'T MATTER AT ALL!!!
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Your calm judgement skills, your high degree of mobility...
And you obviously know the importance of teamwork. You may very well be a natural on the rugby field.
Guide Project Hajime 23
Aren't you overestimating me a bit?
Guide Project Nekomaru 07
Ha! My eyes are never deceived, even if you might be!
Guide Project Nekomaru 09
If you're ever interested, let me know. I'll take care of you anytime!
Guide Project Hajime 23
Nekomaru walked away with a big smile on his face...
Even if he compliments me, I don't think I'd be any good at rugby...

Or...do I really have that kind of natural ability?
...
My heart is swayed... Is this the work of the Ultimate Team Manager's scouting skill?
Nekomaru's Report Card has been updated based on your experience with him.




DR2 Hope Fragment (4) Free Time Event 3 (Page 4)

Invite Nekomaru to hang out
Guide Project Hajime 01
Hey Nekomaru. I gotta be honest with you, I don't really understand but...
Guide Project Nekomaru 09
Gah-haha! No worries! Everyone is like that at first!
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
You don't have to be scared. I'm not going to hurt you. C'mon, lay down over there.
Guide Project Hajime 04
Hold on! What are you talking about!?
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
I'm talking about "it", obviously. You do want me to do "it" to you, right?
Guide Project Hajime 11
N-No!
I just wanted to ask you what you do as a team manager!
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Oh...that's what it was. You should've said so earlier!
Guide Project Hajime 23
You didn't let me...
Guide Project Nekomaru 02
Hm, let's see... Basically...
It's my job to take care of athletes so they can give it their all.
The technique varies for each sport, but every top athlete needs three essential things.
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
Physical fitness, visual acuity, and willpower.
If an athlete wishes to strengthen these three essentials...
Then it's my job to prepare a solid and effective training regiment for them.
A lot of the science behind the training is based off principles of sports medicine.
It's a real challenge to bring out the maximum potential of each individual athlete.
Guide Project Hajime 18
...
Guide Project Nekomaru 04
What? You look surprised.
Guide Project Hajime 20
N-No...it's nothing...
He gave such a serious answer. I don't really know what to say...
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
However, what I told you just now is simply what every manager does.
Guide Project Nekomaru 03
My special weapon...is these fingers.
Guide Project Hajime 02
...What's up with your fingers?
Guide Project Nekomaru 03
With the tips of these fingers, I can instantly relax tense muscles and promote maximum blood circulation...
I can push out intravenous toxins like a waterfall, and restore fatigue in an instant...
As long as they're in my hands...each of my athletes can continue with their training and competitions...
Guide Project Nekomaru 13
That's right! Even until they die!
This is "it"! Truly, this original massage technique is my ultimate weapon!
Guide Project Hajime 02
Ultimate weapon...? So he was referring to it as "it" in order to censor it...?.
But isn't it dangerous to keep training when your body is exhausted...?
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
Since you're not the one standing on the battlefield, it's understandable that you would think like that.
For some people, forfeiting in the middle of a match is a greater loss than death.
During my training, I even met a clan of warrior women in the mountains who had such feudal tendencies...
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Ah...how nostalgic...
Guide Project Hajime 17
Like you said, it may be a world that I don't really understand...
But at least now, I understand how important you are to your athletes.
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
Hey Hajime...
Guide Project Nekomaru 04
You know just what to say to put me in a good mood! How about I give you a super version of "it" right now?
Guide Project Hajime 23
N-No thanks...
Guide Project Hajime 17
Afterward, though he keep getting a little too close to my personal space, I spent time with Nekomaru for a bit.
Nekomaru's Report Card has been updated based on your experience with him.




DR2 Hope Fragment (5) Free Time Event 4 (Page 5)

Invite Nekomaru to hang out
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
...
...
Guide Project Hajime 01
He looks like he's deep in thought... I hope he's not thinking about anything dangerous...
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
Hm... I've decided!
It might be easier to talk to you about it since you aren't an athlete.
It may run a little long, but...can you listen to my story?
Guide Project Hajime 17
Yeah...I don't mind...
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
I see...
Do you remember what you asked me before? About why I'm a team manager...?
Guide Project Hajime 18
A-At the time, I didn't know how passionate you were about it...
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
A long time ago...I asked myself that very same question.
Guide Project Hajime 03
Huh...?
Guide Project Nekomaru 04
To be honest...I was born with a heart defect...
The doctor told me I would only live to be 20, at most.
Because of that, I never got to play sports when I was growing up. I didn't even participate in P.E. either...
Guide Project Hajime 16
I-I didn't know you went through something like that... I can't imagine that happening to you now...
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
I was teased a lot when I was young, too...
My childhood consisted of being unable to make friends, and frequent trips to the hospital.
However, on one particular day...
Guide Project Nekomaru 07
I was put in the same room as this boy by coincidence, and it completely changed my life.
Like me, that boy had a similar illness. He made frequent trips to the hospital, too.
But...there was one key difference between that boy and me.
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Someone always came to visit him. He would have fun conversations...and sometimes very serious ones.
From what I could overhear...the boy was a team manager for a baseball team. His athletes were visiting him...
Guide Project Hajime 20
Then...what you said to that boy was...
Guide Project Nekomaru 04
I asked him why he would do something like that. At the time, I didn't understand it at all...
I mean, he couldn't even play baseball with them...
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
But then...he said this to me:
Even though I can't play baseball with them, I can still share their victory and defeat with them...
Guide Project Hajime 20
That's...what it means to be a team manager...
You have a duty to support your team, especially if you can't be on the field with them...
Guide Project Nekomaru 14
But...in the end, he died in that hospital without ever seeing his team win....
Perhaps he worked himself too hard gathering stats for the sake of that important game...
Or maybe...he already knew he didn't have much time to begin with. I honestly don't know.
So...I decided to take all the stats he risked his life gathering for the sake of his team...
My very first job as a team manager...was leading that boy's team to victory.
After that, I threw myself into various sports. Before I even realized it, my body had become incredibly tough...
Guide Project Hajime 24
To the point where...it's too tough.
Guide Project Nekomaru 14
But even so...I'm proud of being a team manager.
Guide Project Hajime 20
So that's why...
But...why did you decide to tell me that?
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Hm...I don't know.
I don't really understand it myself, but...maybe I just wanted to tell someone.
The same way that boy taught me...
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
As long as you have friends who have your back, you'll be able to clear a path to the future without giving up.
Guide Project Hajime 17
And so, I spent time today talking to Nekomaru about various things.
He gave me a lot of valuable advice from his manager's perspective, and it reminded me of just how great he is.
Nekomaru's Report Card has been updated based on your experience with him.




DR2 Hope Fragment (Full)Free Time Event 5 (Page 6)

Invite Nekomaru to hang out
Guide Project Hajime 01
Hey Nekomaru...aren't you scared?
You seem very calm. Even in this situation, it's like you have this unwavering presence of mind...
Guide Project Nekomaru 04
Well, it's my duty to support my athletes, after all.
There's no way a manager should be more concerned than his athletes.
Guide Project Hajime 17
I see... You're amazing...
Guide Project Hajime 16
I...I'm not good at all... It's like I'm thinking about way too many things...
And...the more I think about it, I still don't know what to do...
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
...
All right...I've decided.
Guide Project Hajime 03
Huh? Decided what...?
Guide Project Nekomaru 12
From this point on, I will be the official manager for all of you!
If we win this “match” by working together to leave this island...
Then I'll give it my all to support each and every one of you!
Guide Project Hajime 03
N-Nekomaru...!
Guide Project Nekomaru 03
All right, now that it's decided, let's begin the special training!
No matter what, basic physical fitness always comes first. In any situation, you’ll need muscles to survive!
As long as you're armored with muscles, you won't die so easily!
Guide Project Hajime 23
Armored with muscles...? Is that something you can get in a single day!?
But...I guess it's better to stay active than standing around worrying all day...
Guide Project Hajime 21
G-Got it... If that's what you intend to do, then I'll prepare myself for the worst...
...So, what should I start with first?
Guide Project Nekomaru 08
Let's see, based on your current fitness level... Run 10 laps around the first island, 20 pushups, 20 situps...
Guide Project Hajime 18
W-Well...I think I can manage to do that...
Guide Project Nekomaru 13
...And after you've done that 50 times, do three sets of 12 mile long distance swimming!
Guide Project Hajime 04
That's clearly impossible!
Guide Project Nekomaru 02
It's my job to make the impossible possible.
Don't worry. Even if you get worn out, I'll do "it" to you any time.
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
In fact, let's do that first to fire things up!
C'mon, get naked and lay down right there!
Guide Project Hajime 11
H-Hold on... Why do I have to get naked?
Guide Project Nekomaru 04
Don't worry about it. I just feel like it, that's all.
Guide Project Hajime 11
You just feel like making me get naked!?
Guide Project Nekomaru 12
Jeez, all this talking... You're too noisy! Just shut up and listen to your manager!
Guide Project Hajime 11
Hey, wait...whoa!
Before I could say anything, Nekomaru's massage had started.
...
Guide Project Hajime 03
Th-This is...!
I...kinda...understand...how this might be...addicting...
Guide Project Nekomaru 02
How is it? Feels good, right?
Guide Project Hajime 15
I-It's amazing! My body feels extremely light!
Guide Project Nekomaru 09
Right, right!?
Thanks to this, you now have a body that can't live without me!
Guide Project Hajime 23
Ugh... I don't really want to admit that...
Guide Project Hajime 15
But it doesn't matter anymore! For some reason, I really feel like working out!
Guide Project Nekomaru 10
Then...let's start the training!
There's no need to worry. I'll definitely let you win this match!
Guide Project Nekomaru 12
C'mon, let's gooooooooooooooooo!
Guide Project Hajime 24
I endured an impossible amount of training while Nekomaru offered me advice...
The more I worked out, the more I noticed that something sleeping inside me was being awakened.
Guide Project Hajime 17
And with that...came an optimistic feeling.
It's probably because of the strong bond Nekomaru and I formed with each other.
We will definitely escape from here...all of us.
Nekomaru's Report Card has been updated based on your experience with him.
You just unlocked the skill Power of Life and Death!
You have obtained a present: Nekomaru's Undergarments.

Complete Report Card

Nekomaru Nidai's Report Card Page 1

Nekomaru Nidai's Report Card Page 2

Nekomaru Nidai's Report Card Page 3

Nekomaru Nidai's Report Card Page 4

Nekomaru Nidai's Report Card Page 5

Nekomaru Nidai's Report Card Page 6

Nekomaru Nidai's Report Card Page 7

PSN Trophies

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair

PSN Trophy Island Mode
Caught in a Rad Bromance

[1] Filled in every page of Nekomaru's Report Card

Trophy Bronze
PSN Trophy Island Mode Gold
Mr. Congeniality

[2] Filled in every page of every character's Report Card

Trophy Gold

Danganronpa 1.2 Reload

Individual report card trophies were removed in this re-release.

PSN Trophy Island Mode Silver
Mr. Congeniality

[2] Filled in every page of every character's Report Card

Trophy Silver

Trivia

  1. Nekomaru Nidai's report card trophy, Caught in a Rad Bromance, references the chorus of the song Bad Romance by Lady Gaga.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The trophy for completing all report cards, "Mr. Congeniality", refers to the "Miss Congenitality" reward given at Miss Universe beauty pageants, and the 2000 Sandra Bullock movie of the same name.