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Cosplay is an expression of love.

–Tsumugi Shirogane, Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony


Tsumugi Shirogane (白銀 つむぎ Shirogane Tsumugi) is a character featured in Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony and a participant of the New Killing School Life.

Tsumugi's title is Ultimate Cosplayer[1] (超高校級の「コスプレイヤー」chō kōkō kyū no “kosupureiyā” lit. Super High School Level Cosplayer).

History

Early life

Tsumugi is a very popular cosplayer with a corporate sponsorship. During her high school days, she attended Lily Rose Girl's Academy (百合薔薇女子学園).

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Tsumugi was an avid fan of a reality show series involving the infamous Killing Game named Danganronpa, which created by Team Danganronpa. Her unhealthy obsession over the series make her show no sympathy towards people who were forced into participating the Killing Game, seeing them as a mere part of the series' enjoyment that she loves to a great degree.

Once she was captured by Team Danganronpa, Tsumugi underwent a heavy fabrication process where she became the popular Ultimate Cosplayer that she has a corporate sponsorship so she became able to use even the most simply expensive materials without restraint. She states that they have as many people as the amount of people who came to see the first panda coming to Japan.[5]

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Prior to the New Killing School Life

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The 52nd Killing Game

Tsumugi was a normal, talentless high school student who was kidnapped by Team Danganronpa. It is unknown when Tsumugi was kidnapped to participate in what season of Danganronpa, as in the game implied that she participated more than two Killing Games. However, it is clear that she indeed participated in the previous season of the New Killing School Life, the 52nd Killing Game.

Tsumugi accepted the offer to participate the Killing Game whole-heartedly. She was assigned the role of the mastermind, and therefore had her memories less modified than any other students. Other than her past memory, her personality and talent as the Ultimate Cosplayer were heavily fabricated by Team Danganronpa in order to satisfy the audience from around the world.

The 52nd Killing Game resulted both Tsumugi, and a participant, Rantaro Amami, to be executed, leaving two remaining survivors to escape from the Killing Game. The execution form was a participation in the next season of the Killing Game, where Tsumugi eventually reprised her role as the mastermind, Rantaro as the Super High School Level Survivor, and K1-B0, a fellow member of Team Danganronpa continued to work as the connector of the audience in the outside world.

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The Gopher Plan

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Tsumugi and the other student's past were heavily fabricated by Team Danganronpa. This memory of them centered around an event called as The Gopher Plan, a plan initiated by Hope's Peak Academy's Headmaster, Makoto Naegi that in Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles Saga was nothing more than a mere non-exist event and a fabrication.

As the Ringleader of the Killing Game, Tsumugi was the one who has an access to the Remembering Light, and triggered the complete recollection of the event to Shuichi, Himiko, Maki, and Keebo in Chapter 5.

The Gopher Plan V3 Kids

In the complete memory shown by The Gopher Plan, it was told that Tsumugi and the other fifteen students were actually students in Hope's Peak Academy who were immune to the sickness caused by the falling meteorites. Hope's Peak Academy staff requested that the sixteen of them participate in a project known as The Gopher Plan, where the students should seek refuge in another planet as the last surviving humans.

Not wanting to abandon their loved ones, Tsumugi and the other fifteen students tried to escape from this plan, ultimately leadin to an event called the Super High School Level Hunt, where the sixteen of them were hunted down in order to forcefully making them participate in the project.

The Gopher Plan Fake Deaths

Once they were captured, the government began spreading false information, saying that Tsumugi and the other fifteen students had died. By doing so, they managed to calm down the Super High School Level Hunt while providing protection to those sixteen students, including Tsumugi.

Tsumugi and the others blasted to the space in a huge colony ship, which is the true form of the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles itself. Kokichi Oma, who declared himself as a member of Junko Enoshima's Remnants of Despair, said that he is the mastermind behind the Killing Game who let Monokuma entered the spaceship, effectively forcing Tsumugi and the others to participate in the Killing Game.

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The True Event

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Students of Fabrication

All events regarding The Gopher Plan was a total fabrication. The world is actually at peace with no meteorites falling down on the Earth. Once again, Tsumugi played the role of the Ringleader in the Killing Game hid her true role and joined the others in participating the 53rd Killing Game.

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New Killing School Life

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Tsumugi's Plan

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During Rantaro Amami and Kaede Akamatsu's separate plans to reveal the mastermind, Tsumugi leaves the cafeteria and makes her way to the girls first-floor bathroom. In the back of the cleaning supplies closet of that bathroom was a hidden passage-way that connected to the secret room in the library.

After witnessing Kaede's plan fail, Tsumugi immediately left the hidden room and bashed Rantaro in the back of the head with a shot put while he's distracted, killing him instantly. She then proceeded to forge and alter the evidence to make it look like the crime was caused by the shot put dropped by Kaede.

Tsumugi retrieved Rantaro's survival perk mono-pad as well as Kaede's shot put, then replaced it with her own. She immediately retreated back into the hidden room to dispose of the evidence, then rejoined Korekiyo Shinguuji, Kirumi Tojo, and Miu Iruma in the cafeteria as if nothing had happened. As a result, Kaede was fully manipulated into thinking that she accidentally killed Rantaro all the way up until the trial.

During the trial, while everyone is searching for a culprit, Korekiyo pointed out that Tsumugi did leave the cafeteria at one point to go to the bathroom, a claim that she promptly acknowledged. Ryoma Hoshi was quick to be suspicious and wondered if she could have disguised herself and committed the crime, but she quickly denied it. Kaede was quick to defend her as well and stated that she gets grossed out from dressing up as real people, essentially solidifying her supposed alibi due to no one else having any knowledge of the hidden passageway in the girls bathroom. Later, when everyone was quick to pin the blame of Rantaro's murder on Shuichi Saihara, Tsumugi was one of the few who defended him. In the end, Kaede was executed by Monokuma after being found out as the supposed "blackened". As such, no one suspected Tsumugi until they revealed the truth about this case in the last trial.

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Study Center

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Tsumugi discovered the Ultimate Cosplayer Study Center in this Chapter on the fifth floor. Instead showing her interest or joy, she feels quite disappointed because the huge study center is feel so empty and it's all for her.

It's also revealed that before becoming a skilled cosplayer, Tsumugi worked has part-time working in several jobs, such as becoming a bartender.

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Clearing the Despair Death Road

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Tsumugi, along with the remaining survivors, used Miu Iruma's inventions to cross the Despair Death Road. They came across a large metal hatch which they open up and discover the apparent state of the outside world. Shortly after, Kokichi Oma appears and proclaims himself to be the ringleader behind the game and controls the Exisal's to take Kaito Momota hostage in the Exisal hanger.
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Confusion and Conclusion

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Tsumugi would later join her fellow classmates in storming the Exisal hanger, only to find a body crushed beyond recognition underneath the press machine, the only clue as to who the victim could be being Kaito's sleeve where-as Kokichi is still missing. Everyone is horrified at the thought of having lost Kaito as the investigation begins.

During the class trial, Tsumugi along with everyone else is still confused about their current state of beginning a class trial with two missing people, but Monokuma reassures them that it's fine and that the one missing person is "on standby in the back". When that supposed missing person arrives riding an Exisal, and supposedly pretends to be Kaito before revealing themselves as Kokichi, Tsumugi, along with everyone else, believes that Kaito must have been the victim until later on in the trial, where the voice coming out of the Exisal changed to match Kaito's again. Tsumugi along with Himiko Yumeno and Keebo believed that the victim could have been Kokichi and that the one riding the Exisal is Kaito. Although Shuichi Saihara and Maki Harukawa thought that they disprove this claim, it is later revealed that Tsumugi was originally right near the end of the trial and that the one inside the Exisal was in fact Kaito.

Tsumugi, along with everyone else, is rendered depressed, stunned and silenced at the fact that Kaito ended up being the culprit of Kokichi's murder. However, he reassures everyone to smile, send him off in style, and that he won't accept their tears before proudly accepting his execution, but choosing to die on his own terms and not Monokuma's.

After the class trial ended, an ominous cut-scene plays showing what appears to be Junko Enoshima interacting with what would later be revealed to be Mother Monokuma. She declares that the killing game is invincible and that as long as she exists, the killing game will keep going forever as many times as it takes. As it turns out, this was nothing more than Tsumugi herself cosplaying as Junko.

She would later reunite with Shuichi, Maki, and Himiko in the courtyard, intent on ending the killing game for Kaito's sake. They all begin training, but it is cut short by Keebo, who had lost his "connector" to the outside world and thus; was determined to destroy Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles and end the killing game himself.

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Uncovering the Truth

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Tsumugi, along with fellow survivors Himiko, Keebo, Maki, and Shuichi, decide to re-open Rantaro's case after discovering new truths related to his murder. Once Shuichi revealed Rantaro's talent as the Super High School Level Survivor, and proved that Kaede did in fact not murder him and was executed unjustly, he realized that the mastermind has to be one of them. By double-checking everyone's alibis during Rantaro's murder, Shuichi hones in on Tsumugi as the true culprit and mastermind of the New Killing School Life.
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Tsumugi denied the claim vehemently where-as the other survivors are confused and shocked that the Ultimate Cosplayer could have gone through with such a plan. Shuichi however, made it very clear that Tsumugi was the only person who could have murdered Rantaro by using the hidden passageway in the girls bathroom, which also led into the hidden room that connected to the library.

Rantaro's real blackened

She attempted to pin the blame on Keebo since he was not present for when they interacted with Mother Monokuma, but Shuichi is quick to call her out on not giving the command of "birth" which would have triggered Mother Monokuma's voice recognition software and created another Monokuma, proving that she would be the mastermind. Realizing that she had been cornered, Tsumugi breaks and reveal herself as "Junko Enoshima the 53rd".

Junko Enoshima 53rd's introduction

Tsumugi, now cosplaying as Junko, went on to reveal that everyone's memories of being students at Hope's Peak Academy, The Gopher Plan, and shouldering their friends and families burdens as mankind's last hope, was all a false memory planted into their brains by the Remembering Light. In reality, everything they remember about attending Hope's Peak Academy and the outside world being destroyed was a lie. What they remember about Kokichi Oma being part of the Remnants of Despair was a lie as well, much to everyone's shock.

In reality, the circumstances behind their killing game are far more cruel. After proving her talent fully as the Ultimate Cosplayer by cosplaying as some of the characters from Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, Tsumugi revealed that everything has been broadcasted to a very peaceful world that have been enjoying watching the students of Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles kill each other, essentially revealing everything that they've been through as a reality-TV show and "Extreme Real Fiction". She also revealed that everything that took place in the Hope's Peak Academy Saga were nothing more than fictional events from a very popular anime and game franchise known as Danganronpa.

While the other survivors were quick to oppose Tsumugi and Monokuma, they both reveal that the participants of the New Killing School Life are also "fictional characters", whose memory, personality, feelings, and talent were all fabricated in order to provide an exciting setting for the killing game. Tsumugi reveals herself as working for Team Danganronpa and went a step further and shows Shuichi's, Kaede's, and Kaito's, audition videos for the killing game, showing what sort of people they were prior to participating. Everyone became shocked at this sudden revelation and subsequently fall into despair.

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Hope or Despair

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Keebo however, after hearing what "the voice inside of him" has to say, reassured everyone to not lose hope. Tsumugi corrected him and says that the voice Keebo hears is the voice of the people watching this killing game and that he is nothing more than an interactive communication device and camera for the viewers to interact and participate in the game themselves. Despite this however, Keebo refused to give up on hope and stated that the people in the outside world don't want despair. Tsumugi meanwhile refused to give up on despair and stated that a world that enjoys killings could not possibly desire hope. In true Danganronpa fashion, they decide to settle this with one final, special vote where Keebo represents hope and Tsumugi represents despair.

Shuichi however, saw through the charade and cuts in, saying that neither choice is correct and that choosing hope would do nothing but cause the killing game to continue. Because of this, he decided to stop playing along and abandons his vote, hoping to end Danganronpa once and for all, much to Tsumugi's and Monokuma's chagrin. Eventually, Shuichi convinces everyone else to abandon their vote as well but Keebo, in a last ditch effort to keep Danganronpa going, is hacked by the audience. Tsumugi is proud to show that the audience does not wish for Danganronpa to end and explained that they supposedly deleted Keebo's personality that kept getting in the way. Despite Tsumugi telling them that what they're doing is pointless, Shuichi refused to give up, still exclaiming that he will end Danganronpa and that their lives are not just show-things for people's amusement.

Confident that his voice reached the outside world through Keebo, Shuichi and everyone else abandoned their vote. Tsumugi however, bends the rules one last time and abandons her too, which she revealed after everyone else did. Everyone is immediately confused and worried as to why she abandoned her vote as well. Tsumugi stated that if they're going to risk their lives to end Danganronpa, then she will risk her life to make it continue. Tsumugi is confident that Danganronpa will continue after abandoning her vote, meaning only Keebo's vote will have any power as he is still being hacked.

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Tsumugi's Fate

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When Monokuma displayed the results of the final voting, Tsumugi was shocked to discover that no one had voted, proving that the audience does not want Danganronpa to continue. Tsumugi panicked and tried to make everyone reconsider, but it is no use as the monitors all turn off, the audience no longer showing any interest. Tsumugi, upon realizing that Danganronpa was indeed over and done with, promptly loses all of her hope in living as she denied a world without Danganronpa, but had not prepared a proper execution before-hand and as such leaves it to Keebo.

Tsumugi Shirogane's death

Keebo does not hesitate and proceeds to execute everything, sparing everyone but Monokuma and Tsumugi, who waved at the camera with a look of disappointment on her face before being flattened under rubble inadvertently caused by Keebo executing everything, ending Danganronpa for good.

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Danganronpa V3 Chapter 6 Execution

Although she did not survive the final execution, her final words of being a mere imitator rang in Shuichi's head. He believed that perhaps Hope's Peak Academy and the Remnants of Despair did in fact exist much to Maki's and Himiko's shock, though this is nothing more than speculation on his part based on Tsumugi's final words.

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Creation and Development

Name


Her first name is written in hiragana (つむぎ), but can be written in kanji as 紬, which refers to pongee silk. Her last name kanji, 白銀 shirogane, which consists of the kanji for "white" (白) and "silver" (銀), may refer to a few things. Shirogane is a native Japanese word for silver, which is commonly known as 銀 gin. The second definition refers to a metaphorical expression for snow.

Alternate Fates


In New Danganronpa V3 - Trial Version, Tsumugi was first seen in lodging area along with Kirumi Tojo and Ryoma Hoshi. She introduced herself as the Ultimate Cosplayer despite her normal-looking appearance. She tells Kaede that she only enjoy creating costume and prefer other people wearing her costumes. However, she often wears her own costume due to many cosplayers only wanted to make themselves famous instead of expressing the love of the character that they cosplay.

During the incident of Yasuhiro Hagakure's murder, Tsumugi testified that she sees Kirumi cleaned all of the students dormitories and said that maid work is super cute.

Appearance

Tsumugi Shirogane Fullbody Sprite (Special)
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Tsumugi is a tall young woman with long, knee length, cerulean hair which starts smooth and becomes wavy the lower it goes. Her eyes are soft teal and round. She wears rimless glasses with white temples.

Her uniform consists of a knee long pleated skirt, adorned with six white buttons on her waist; her skirt seems to be held by suspenders. She wears an orange bow, black socks ending under the knee, and grey shoes. Her blazer has two pockets on both sides and is adorned by the same white buttons as her skirt.

She has been shown without her blazer in her promotional artwork, which shows an insignia of sort on her left breast.

Tsumugi states as a rather normal and plain-looking otaku.[6]

Personality

Tsumugi is an honors type student who speaks in a docile and gentle way, but she becomes very passionate when she talks about her favorite series or cosplays, having a habit of slipping in famous quotes from various sources into conversation.[7]

Tsumugi also tends to ignore people while she's in her thoughts, no matter how many times they try talking to her.

While Tsumugi is the Ultimate Cosplayer, she only enjoys making costumes, not wearing them. She is not really fond of people looking at her.[5] However, she hates using cosplayers who care more about standing out than love of the series, so she wears her own costumes as well but with love.[8] So in that case, she likes people looking at her when she wears her own costumes with love. She deeply loves cosplaying as she states that cosplaying is an expression of love.

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After being revealed as the ringleader of the New Killing School Life in Chapter 6, she reveals herself to not be that much different from Junko Enoshima herself. She is manipulative and cruel, choosing to murder Rantaro and frame Kaede for his death all so that the killing game would not end due to the motive Monokuma presented at the time. She openly fooled her fellow "classmates" as a friend and comrade all the while secretly orchestrating the killing game and making sure that everything went according to the "setting" provided for them.

She takes great pride in her cosplay, claiming her mimicry of the characters from Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair to be "complete reproductions", or exactly like the real thing. She turns noticeably arrogant as the final class trial continues, claiming that everyone else was a fool to think of her as a comrade. She cares nothing for those that participated in the killing game, claiming that they were born for the killing game and cannot live outside the world of Danganronpa anymore.

Once the final vote was cast and it is revealed that no one had voted, she grows considerably bewildered, unable to comprehend as to why the outside world would want a world without Danganronpa. She states that she has no interest in a world without Danganronpa, before getting executed by Keebo.

This dramatic change in personality from before being found out as the ringleader and after seems to paint her in the light of a crazed, radical Danganronpa fan-girl, completely obsessed with the franchise to the point where she shows no sympathy or remorse for putting real people into an actual Killing Game for mere entertainment purposes.

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Talent

Ultimate Cosplayer

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Tsumugi's talent as the Ultimate Cosplayer is a fabrication made by Team Danganronpa. Due to that fact, it is unclear whether Tsumugi is a sponsored cosplayer in the past.
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Despite her status as the Ultimate Cosplayer, Tsumugi actually doesn't have interest in cosplaying herself. Rather, she states that she enjoys recreating costumes more. She loves to create costumes, because it is like making a fictional character real, in a way. She also has a sponsorship that makes her can create costume with expensive materials.

She is also a well versed otaku in anime and manga references. In her promotional artwork, Tsumugi is featured with mannequins wearing lingerie and a wig, several paints and cosmetic brushes, as well as red thread and an object which could be interpreted as scissors. This could imply that her talent is multi-faceted.

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In Chapter 1, Tsumugi states that she gets allergic if she cosplays as anyone that is real. In Chapter 6, she proves her talent fully by accurately cosplaying as multiple characters from Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. She is capable of matching their appearances, voices and mannerisms perfectly, making her imitations even more accurate than Ultimate Imposter's. However, by doing this, she also reveals that the Hope's Peak Academy Saga and all involved were nothing, but fiction within the Danganronpa V3 Universe.

Possibly as another reference to her talent, Tsumugi is capable of breaking the fourth wall and has a heightened awareness of fiction and reality.

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In other languages

Tsumugi's talent as it appears in official translations of Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony.

en-USUltimate Cosplayer
Title English Translation
日本語超高校級の「コスプレイヤー」 Super High School Level Cosplayer
‪中文(台灣)‬TBA TBA
FrançaisTBA TBA

Relationships

Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles Students:

Shuichi Saihara

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The two were in good terms with each other and actually tried to help with each other with the situation. However, in Chapter 6, Shuichi was upset and disappointed when he figured out that Tsumugi was the mastermind behind the whole killing game. Despite this, he still wanted her to argue and prove his deduction as incorrect showing that he doesn't consider her any less of a fellow friend or comrade, nor does he wish to condemn her either.

When she acknowledges his claims that she was the one who killed Rantaro and framed Kaede for Rantaro's death, Shuichi seemed to have broken all former ties with her and resolved himself to stop her and end the killing game. Shuichi became noticeably depressed when Tsumugi told him that his memories, feelings, talent, and personality were all fabricated for the sake of the killing game, but he is brought back to his sense when Keebo motivated Shuichi to not give up and lose hope.

In the love hotel scene, Shuichi had a role of being Tsumugi's step brother. Shuichi was surprised when Tsumugi said that she likes him not as a brother. Tsumugi felt uneasy when Shuichi did not called her by her first name. She felt negative and asked Shuichi to encourage her by placing his hand on her cheek and she did to his cheek which he felt embarrassed about. Shuichi realized that they were acting like an actual couple but Tsumugi despite the fact of Shuichi not becoming her lover. In the end, Tsumugi told Shuichi that he loves her and it was implied that they had sex afterwards.

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Rantaro Amami

Tsumugi grows a strong hatred for Rantaro, calling him an edgy normie, and feels disgusted by his actions.

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In the nails painting scene, Tsumugi watched the two of her friends, Kaede and Rantaro, having a scene together of Rantaro painting Kaede's nails and Tsumugi watched silently while becoming disgusted and tried to hide her hatred from Rantaro trying to interrupt them by offering to paint Kaede's nails. Tsumugi said that Rantaro should have blown up forever since he was being a total normie.[9]

It was later revealed in Chapter 6 that Tsumugi was the one who killed Rantaro and framed Kaede for the incident. Tsumugi didn't want Rantaro to discover the secret and exposed of her being the Mastermind. She was aware that Rantaro, guided by his talent would be in her way and cause trouble along with Kaede who was able to unify everyone's heart, so she decided to kill both of them in the same case. Tsumugi stopped him by killing him from behind when Rantaro wasn't looking but paid attention to the ball that Kaede use.

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Kaede Akamatsu

Initially thought to be a life-sized doll, Kaede didn't expect that Tsumugi has the title of the Ultimate Cosplayer due to her normal-looking appearance. She states that she could felt some sort of "pheromones" that can't stop from falling of Tsumugi because she was out of costume.[5]

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Tsumugi offered Kaede to paint her nails which resulted in Rantaro interrupting Kaede's appointment with her. It is later revealed that Tsumugi actually holds no friendship towards Kaede. In Chapter 1, Tsumugi had figured out Kaede's plan and when she discovered that Kaede's plan failed, Tsumugi decided to kill Rantaro herself to prevent everyone else from being executed. Because of this, Tsumugi framed Kaede for the action and executed her as well.
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K1-B0

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In the beginning, these two didn't interact that much and act like they barely knew each other.

In Chapter 6, it was shown that Tsumugi and Keebo were in the same affiliation, Team Danganronpa. Tsumugi treated Keebo like a toy and even bullies him for his actions in the trial. They officially became enemies when Keebo believed in hope and Tsumugi cared about the show. When nobody casts their votes, Tsumugi trusted Keebo to execute her along with Monokuma as well. Keebo holds no hesitation to do that task since he was mad when she killed their friends and started the killing game with no hope. In the end, he made everything got destroyed and betrayed her by leaving the survivors alone.

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Gonta Gokuhara

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Throughout the game, Tsumugi seems to have a soft spot for Gonta, though it's clear that she's only acting to play this specific role assigned for her during the Killing Game. She is quite impressed and concerned about how blunt and honest Gonta is.

She also tirelessly trying to protect Gonta from being accused as Miu Iruma's killer in Chapter 4, to the point where she cries after he was executed by Monokuma.

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Korekiyo Shinguji

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In the first Class Trial, Korekiyo seems to be the only one who gets suspicious of Tsumugi because of her alibi. He stated how she took too long in the restroom which nobody believed him and Tsumugi denied that fact of being suspicious.

After Korekiyo's execution, Picture Scroll of Punishments Past and Present, Tsumugi seemed frightened and devastated about his brutal death. Though it should be noted that this is only one of her act as the ringleader of the Killing Game.

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Kirumi Tojo

In New Danganronpa V3 - Trial Version, Tsumugi thinks that Kirumi's work as a maid is super cute.

Himiko Yumeno

Tsumugi seems to be one of the person among the students that responded to Himiko's saying as a mage. When Himiko states that she ran out of MP during the demo class trial, Tsumugi suggested her to sleep at the inn for one night in order to restore her MP.[10]

Hope's Peak Academy Students:

Junko Enoshima

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Tsumugi idolizes Junko to a great degree. Junko is Tsumugi's favorite character in Danganronpa series that she loves. She felt inspired by Junko as her idea of bringing despair is one of the many reasons why Tsumugi has passion and love for that show. As the Ringleader of Killing Games in Danganronpa, she tried her best to become an imitation of Junko as she stated before she was executed in the final Class Trial.
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Quotes

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Prologue Quotes
  • “Ah, my name is Shirogane Tsumugi. I'm the Super High School Level Cosplayer.”[11]
  • “I just like recreating the characters' costumes, so I wish someone else would wear them for me...”[11]
Chapter 1 Quotes
  • “I really regret that I won't be able to sort out all the image files in my folder before I die...”[12]
  • “Cosplay is love. To devote your life to a particular character, an act you perform to summon them from the fictional world to the real world... In a sense, it's a holy performance of a spiritual medium.”[13]
  • “Cosplays are essentially made from fictional works to begin with.”[13]
Chapter 3 Quotes
  • “Black-haired characters with red eyes are always sacred!”
??? Quotes
  • “I guess it... hasn't come to this. Then... Tsumugi will stop thinking about it.” [needs chapter information]


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List of Appearances

Trivia

  • In her promotional art, Tsumugi owns a wig that is a reference to Hatsune Miku, a popular singing synthesizer.
  • In the original Japanese, Tsumugi states that she is sponsored by only one company, but the localization stated that she received sponsors from different companies for an unknown reason.
  • In a poll hosted by MyNavi, fans voted Tsumugi the least popular Danganronpa V3 student.[14]
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  • When she framed Kaede for Rantaro's murder, it was similar to when Junko tried to frame Kyoko Kirigiri for Mukuro Ikusaba's death, however unlike Junko, Tsumugi's plot succeeded.
    • Her death is similar to Junko Enoshima's, which includes Junko's signature waving (while cosplaying as Junko) and then she and Monokuma being crushed to death. This was one of her effort to impersonate the fictional Junko perfectly.
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References

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GAME CHARACTERS
Monokuma Units MonokumaMonomiShirokumaKurokumaMonokuma Kubs
Danganronpa:
Trigger Happy Havoc
Makoto NaegiAoi AsahinaAlter EgoByakuya TogamiCelestia LudenbergChihiro FujisakiGenocide JackHifumi YamadaJin KirigiriJunko EnoshimaKiyotaka IshimaruKyoko KirigiriLeon KuwataMondo OwadaMukuro IkusabaSakura OgamiSayaka MaizonoToko FukawaYasuhiro Hagakure
Danganronpa 2:
Goodbye Despair
Hajime HinataAkane OwariByakuya TogamiChiaki NanamiFour Dark Devas of DestructionFuyuhiko KuzuryuGundham TanakaHiyoko SaionjiIbuki MiodaJunko EnoshimaKazuichi SodaMahiru KoizumiMikan TsumikiMonobeastsNagito KomaedaNatsumi KuzuryuNekomaru NidaiPeko PekoyamaSatoTeruteru HanamuraSonia Nevermind
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Another Episode:
Ultra Despair Girls
Komaru NaegiToko FukawaJataro KemuriKotoko UtsugiMasaru DaimonMonaca TowaNagisa ShingetsuHaiji TowaHiroko HagakureHit List TargetsIzuru KamukuraThe ServantTaichi FujisakiYuta Asahina
Danganronpa V3:
Killing Harmony
Kaede AkamatsuAngie YonagaGonta GokuharaHimiko YumenoKaito MomotaK1-B0Kirumi TojoKokichi OmaKorekiyo ShingujiMaki HarukawaMiu IrumaRantaro AmamiRyoma HoshiShuichi SaiharaTenko ChabashiraTsumugi Shirogane
For minor characters, see: Minor Characters