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Super High School Level Illustrator
156 cm (5' 1.5")
44 kg (97 lbs)
♓ March 15
“ I don't frickin' know what'll happen with my life anymore. Wait, what is life anyway? ”
- — Kagayaku Suzume
Kagayaku Suzume (輝く すずめ Kagayaku Suzume) is a student in Heavenly Born Academy's Class 85th, a participant of Heavenly Life of Mutual Killing, and the holder of featured in Dangan Ronpa: Heaven's Insignia.
Kagayaku is the well known Super High School Level Illustrator (超高校級の「イラストレーター」 chō kōkō kyū no “irasutorētā”) for drawing illustration to famous books and animation company. She is a famous artist, one of the most highest paid person in patreon, and always open commission in order to pay her health treatment cost.
Kagayaku lived in her art gallery which is her modified apartment in a downtown. She shuts herself from any contact with people, including her own family. With her ideals of hating crowds, Kagayaku spends her time alone and she fully enjoy it. She usually go to art museum, art shops, book store, or random places to sketch her new illustration.
Kagayaku is at her highest happiness of earning money from her jobs and enjoy her own little world until she was diagnosed with a deadly disease. She began to fall very ill and must be bedridden from that point. Not only stealing her happiness, it also make her return to her family and friends who often visit her in the hospital, making her very sick and full of hatred.
- Main article: Dangan Ronpa: Heaven's Insignia
Creation and Development
Suzume (くすずめ) means "sparrow" while kagayaku (輝) means "to sparkle." Combined together her name could be translated as "The Sparkling Sparrow."
Kagayaku lived as an introvert person since she was an elementary student. She chose the life of being a closed person because she hates the idea of friendship and crowding with people that she doesn't recognized as "close" friends. In fact, she doesn't have any single close friends and therefore, she looks like a pathetic lonely person. However, it turned out that she never considered herself being lonely, rather she admitted that she's very comfortable with her current way of life as a wallflower.
She is a girl with few words, only talks when she thinks it is necessary. It is quite hard to have a conversation with her and if you wanted to talk with her, you must withstand the Kagayaku Trial that exhausts your will to talk and befriended with her. She tends to think about things that happen around her deeply and later would pour her deep thought into a lovely illustration.
Super High School Level Illustrator
Kagayaku is a creative inspiring artist who builds up her career as a success illustrator, from zero to hero if we can say. She is excelled in drawing, especially drawing extremely detailed landscape, background, and scenery. When she was a child, her only media are crayon, pencil colors, and drawing books. Recognizing her talent after she submitted her drawing of a family of sparrow in her kindergarten's backyard tree, teachers including her in many art competition, and she never lose any single of them.
A major winner of art competitions in kindergarten and elementary, Kagayaku's fame sparks in Japan's art community, being a very young artist who started her own patronage business on internet. At first, it was her parents who manage her online commission business, but she decides to take it over during her junior high school year. Her initial account name, “Sparkling Suzume-chan”, which created by her parents become so famous that even though she has changed it, she is still known as the extraordinary Sparkling Suzume-chan.
As mentioned above, Kagayaku's main expertise is to draw background illustration. Beside that, she is often trusted as a company, or simply a writer who needs illustrator’s character designer, as she has a wild and anti-mainstream ideas regarding character design. It is said that her drawing is so surreal that it almost looks that it was a “copy paste” of the real-life’s portrait version. Because of this, she is often hired by different companies as the head of illustrator.
List of Roleplay
- The Introduction Day - The First Group.
- Go Somewhere Else and Die Alone, You Moron, featuring Ian.
- Heavenly Born Academy x Extremist Arc, a collaboration with Bubble featuring Killing City Life Survivors.