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Kikuri Nagisa
Full name Kikuri Nagisa
Title Ultimate Matchmaker
Birth date May 16
Zodiac Taurus
Height 5'4"
Weight 52kg
Blood type O
Hair color Orange
Eye color Orange
Age 16
Nationality Japanese
Killing Game Status
Events Participated Prison Killing Game
Fate Murdered by Yukinoko Heishi
Personal Status
Status Deceased
Relatives Unnamed Older Sister
Affiliation Center Academy
Previous Affiliation Monlit High
Voice Actor Saki Ogasawara
Created by RenChronomio

 Mix and Match~! I'll find a suitor for your liking~!  

Kikuri Nagisa

Kikuri Nagisa (渚 菊理 Nagisa Kikuri) is a character featured in Danganronpa: The Ultimate Prison School of Criminals, and she is a participant in the Prison Killing Game.

She holds the title Ultimate Matchmaker (超高校級の「マッチメーカー」chō kōkō kyū no “Matchimēkā”). Due to her owning a popular Online Dating Site for her clients.


Kikuri was the 2nd victim that died in the Prison Killing Game. She was the victim in Yukinoko's Murder Case due to her twin sister that has stolen her precious beloved. And thinking of doing it again with Takeshi Yakuzaka, Yukinoko decided to end her life in fit of revenge and jealousy.

Though she confronted Yukinoko as to why she was doing this. She never got her answer as Yukinoko knock her out and finally electrocuted her in the pool, ending her life.

Name and Development

Her name Kikuri means kiku (菊) means "Chrysanthemum", a symbolic flower and interactively associates with lamentation at death, while ri (理) can mean "reason", "logic" and "general principle" in Buddhism. The word "kikuri" also means "bind fates together" and finally her last name Nagisa (渚) means Beach or Shore.

The author created Kikuri to show a very loving girl in the Class Group. He wanted to create a different yet, simple girl that doesn't stand out much but at the same time, making people notice her from time to time.

The other note Kikuri's design was suppose to be a plain pink color sailor school uniform but changes to a simple outdoor summer look.


Kikuri Nagisa Beta 2

Kikuri is a short young woman, with fair white skin tone, with orange eyes, short orange hair with a red tropical flower on her head. She also wears a orange shirt with white stipes and a tie on her waist. She also wears a blue mini skirt with white ribbons as frills blue and white polka doted socks, one is knee high, and one is short and she also wears red sneakers with red heart design. She also has a pink heart bag which she always carry's around.

Skills & Abilities

Super High School Level Match Maker

As the SHSL Match Maker, she gives her clients the best love life they had. She believes in "Happily Ever After." and so will try to find her clients the best prince/princess that her clients will stay happy forever. Her partnering never fails, and her website is a best hit so she is a great Match Maker.


Kikuri is describe as the somewhat older sister of the group. She handles the possibilities of her friends where she wants to socialize more and boost people's morale. She is always happy and caring but when something bad happens her mood quickly changes to a somewhat sad where she needs to think of an idea to set the mood to another course. She always tries to lift up the place where the mood can be on a happy atmosphere.

She tries to resolve conflicts as much as she can, voids and tries to side with someone who is more correct. Mostly Kazuko Kanade as she was the only one who is certain to not let the group fall apart.

A part of her is also strong like Kazuko but seeing as she was trying to be one she often makes mistakes, but that doesn't make her stop to find a way to make things better. But most of the time, she needs constant support or helper whenever she thought of a plan. Similarly how she connects to Takeshi Yakuzaka.


Old Life Before Hope's Peak *Spoilers! Expand at your own risk*
She loves making people smile and she enjoys the bright and positive atmosphere.

She's loves seeing people smile when they found their love life and even do some tricks for her clients to get the their destine partner to like them.

She actually lives an ordinary life. Normal School, Normal Friends, Normal and Loving Family. Although she often helps people in her site to help them find their real match even if it's just online.

She has a huge fan base but some people find her anonymous online but she doesn't mind that. Though tons of people want to see her in person. She lives a normal till people found out her SHSL Talent as a group from Hope's Peak Academy comes to get her. Making her life change to a not so good one.

Life in the Prison School Killing Game *Spoilers! Expand at your own risk*
In the story, Kikuri is most likely the scared one in the group but sometimes tries her best to cheer everyone up. Kikuri is mostly seen with Takeshi Yakuzaka and Himeno Jundo due to their sweet relationship. She often stays strong with Takeshi by her side and she always has a innocent charm to her that most often affect Takeshi. She is mostly seen in the Dormitory or the Cafeteria or sometimes near the Pool in the new area after Chapter 1.

She participated in the 1st class trial in giving an Alibi to Rantarou Yamada as he was the suppose culprit which in fact isn't. After they succeeded in proving his innocence she later joins in Kazuko's idea of the Dorm being the whole killing setup which in turn, later found out the real culprit

Her Super High School Level Matchmaker Research Laboratory was later found in Chapter 3 but she didn't live long enough for her to see it.

*Spoilers! Expand at your own risk*
Her time in Center Academy was limited due to her outcome in Chapter 2 but, she have fun with Kazuko and Takeshi. Her events in the school was the Bathhouse event with again Kazuko, Himeno, Aria, and Miaya and also the Gaming Event in chapter 2 which she was with Takeshi, Rantarou, and Itsuki.


  • Her first name is a reference to the Goddess, Kikuri-Hime, from the Persona Series and Devil Survivor.
  • She has common interests with Kanade and Takeshi
  • She has twin sister as mention during the trial of Chapter 2
    • Her twin sister made a short appearance in a Roleplay, Mad(e) in Three Wishes Bar. And her is Yumiki Nagisa.