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|“||Even though it's scary, we have to keep fighting. That's the reality of it. So, shall we go?||”|
–Kaede Akamatsu, Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony
Kaede Akamatsu (赤松 楓 Akamatsu Kaede) is the main protagonist of Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony.
Since her childhood, Kaede has always played the piano. Before long, she began winning contest after contest, to the point where she had the title of Ultimate Pianist (超高校級の「ピアニスト」chō kōkō kyū no “Pianisuto”) bestowed upon her.
Kaede has long light blonde hair with a very slight greenish tint and a prominent ahoge. She wears silver music note hairpins and has purple eyes.
She wears her high school uniform, which consists of a long-sleeved white shirt completed with a light purple vest adorned with an insignia and a brownish-red tie. She wears a purple skirt adorned with a black music staves and notes pattern, purple stockings reaching below her knees and beige shoes.
Kaede also seems to carry around a white backpack.
Kaede is an optimistic hard worker. As a leader type with a firm character, she herself takes the lead and pulls the other students along. She has a strong will and doesn't hesitate to take action, her notable character trait being her strong sense of belief in herself and others.
She can lie during the Class Trials, though she looks uncomfortable doing so and according to Kokichi Oma she does that to strengthen the group's unity. She strives to encourage and befriend the other students and get them out of the school.
Skills and Abilities
Being the Ultimate Pianist, she is very skilled in playing the piano since young age. She gained the title after winning a contest.
Kaede has played piano a lot since very young age. Because of it, her friends even called her "piano idiot". She won several contests and thus obtained the title Ultimate Pianist.
New Killing School Life Participants
Shuichi seems to strongly believe in Kaede, reassuring her and telling her that "if it's her, she can do it".
Rantaro admires Kaede for her leadership skills.
Kaede feels intense resentment for Monokuma, who forced the students into the killing game.