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Akademi High School is a prestigious high school[1] that Ayano Aishi and Senpai currently attend. This school is where the ten rivals and other students attend as well. Along with the Aishi House and Buraza Town, it is the main setting for Yandere Simulator.

In the final game, the school will be referred to as an academy rather than as a high school.[2] The school and town will be separated by a winding trail surrounded by trees so that when Ayano is in school, she will not be able to see the town. This is to keep the framerate up, as the town will then not have to be rendered.[3]

Akademi is a very famous high school, as it is synonymous with Harvard or Yale within the world of Yandere Simulator.[4]

Every student will wear the default school uniform unless customized by the player.

The school size is 145×192 as of December 1st, 2018.[5]

Main Building

Announcement Room

Main Article: Announcement Room
The Announcement Room is used to delete incriminating security footage if security cameras are present at the school.
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Announcement Room.

Art Club

Main Article: Art Club
The students in the Art Club will use this room to paint pictures and create sculptures after school. The Art Club has a changing booth, so the Club members can change into their club uniform.
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Art Club.

Art Room

Main Article: Art Room
There are easels set up around the room, as well as bookshelves and posters. There is also, a blackboard on the right wall and a pedestal in the center of the room. In the future, it will be used for classes.[6]
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Art Room.

Audiovisual Room

Main Article: Audiovisual Room
For now, the only purpose of the Audiovisual Room is to provide a radio for Ayano to use as a distraction, and a power strip that Ayano can use to electrocute a student.
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Audiovisual Room.

Bathrooms

Main Article: Bathrooms
There are bathrooms in the eastern wing of every floor of the school. Students clean the toilets during cleaning time. The toilet stalls can be used to hide corpses, to drown students, and to also eliminate your current rival in the future.
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A female bathroom.

Biology Lab

Main Article: Biology Lab
The use of the Biology Lab is currently unknown. The room has not been fully implemented yet, but it will be soon.
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Biology Lab.

Cafeteria

Main Article: Cafeteria
The cafeteria is an area in the school where students go to gossip. This room is located on the second floor in the south wing of the school. Two vending machines that the player can buy drinks from are located at the back of the room. A trash can is located between these two machines. Two miniature walls are separating two lunch tables, with two benches in between.
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The Cafeteria.

Calligraphy Room

Main Article: Calligraphy Room
The use of the Calligraphy Room is currently unknown. The room has not been fully implemented yet. Although this room exists, there will not be a Calligraphy Club.[7]
Calligraphy Room

Calligraphy Room.

Classrooms

Main Article: Classrooms

Each classroom has fifteen desks and two doors: one at the back of the room and one next to the teacher's desk. Currently, all of the classrooms look the same. Ayano can go to her classroom to distribute study points in the morning and after lunch. If Ayano is caught multiple times in the wrong classroom this will get her sent to the guidance counselor and will end by Ayano being suspended or she will be able to convince the counselor she didn't mean to.

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One of the classrooms.

Computer Lab

Main Article: Computer Lab
The Computer Lab is located on the third floor. The player can listen to cassette tapes in this room. The Gaming Club formerly used it for meetings, but now have taken over the Sociology Classroom.
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Computer Lab.

Confession Tree

Main Article: Confession Tree
The Confession Tree is the cherry tree that sits on a hill behind the main building of Akademi High School; this is where a rival confesses their love to Senpai. If Ayano succeeds in eliminating all rivals, she will confess her love here. If she fails on eliminating her rivals she won't have Senpai and will result in a game over.
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The Confession Tree.

Cooking Club

Main Article: Cooking Club
Students in the Cooking Club will use this room after school to prepare and eat food. When part of the club, the player can make food for other students to increase the player's reputation. Shoku Tsuburaya is the substitute of the club. The future president will be Amai Odayaka.
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Cooking Club.

Counselor's Office

Main Article: Counselor's Office
The guidance counselor currently resides here. The player can report their rival to the counselor once a day to get the rival expelled. The player can also get sent to her office by misbehaving in front of Teachers and the Student Council.
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The Counselor's Office.

Drama Club

Main Article: Drama Club
Members of the drama club meet here before going to the backstage area of the gymnasium. If a memorial service has taken place, the Drama Club will spend their morning in their clubroom. Six masks are used to hide Ayano's identity and a table with gloves to frame students for murder. The Magical Girl Wand, the Fantasy Sword, and the Sword are also found here. The substitute club leader is Tsuruzo Yamazaki, while the future president is Kizana Sunobu.
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Drama Club. June 28th, 2017.

Dumpsters

Main article: Dumpsters
Dumpsters are found at the back of the school, and Ayano can push students off from the rooftop into them. Two cassette tapes and a garbage bag can be found here. Ayano can place garbage bags inside the dumpster to cover up the body. Delinquents will guard the dumpsters from 7:15 AM to 8:30 AM, and from 1:15 PM to 1:30 PM.
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A dumpster.

Eating Area

Main article: Eating Area
The use of the eating area is currently unknown, BUT Kokona Haruka takes her phone call here.
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English Classroom

Main article: English Classroom
The use of the English Classroom is currently unknown. The room has not been FULLY implemented yet.
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An English Classroom.

Faculty Room

Main article: Faculty Room
The faculty room is where teachers and other school faculty members will go to. There are several desks with books, papers, and bookshelves. The player can steal an answer sheet from one of the desks as part of a scheme from Info-chan to get the current rival expelled. 
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The Faculty Room. June 29th, 2016.

Fire Extinguishers

Main Article: Fire Extinguishers
There are three fire extinguishers located at the end of the western hall next to each bathroom. They are used as bludgeoning weapons.[8]
Fire Extinguisher

A Fire extinguisher.

Fountain

Main Article: Fountain
The fountain is located in the middle of the plaza in the school, surrounded by benches and cherry trees. The player can drown a student in the fountain. It is the place where Senpai sits and reads before and after school.
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The fountain. April 9th, 2017.

Front

In the front area of Akademi High School, there is the main gate and the side gate. When it is not class time, the gym teacher stands near the entrance. Most of the students enter the school through here. There's a button that you can press to close the school gate.
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School Front.

Garden

Main Article: Garden
Students in the Gardening Club use this area after school. The Shovel, circular saw, old axe, and axe can be found here. The garden shed, greenhouse, wood chipper, jerry can, and a bucket can be found here.
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The Garden.

Greenhouse

Main Article: Greenhouse

The greenhouse is located in the garden. No students use it yet.

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The Greenhouse.

Gymnasium

Main Article: Gymnasium
In the future, the gym will be used for Senpai-Rival interaction events, some club activities, and performances. A baseball bat and dumbbells can be found next to a wall of the gymnasium if the player joins the Sports Club. The gymnasium is also the meeting place for the Sports Club, and the Drama Club uses the stage and backstage area for rehearsing an upcoming play. It can also be used for kidnapping female students. It is where a memorial service takes place when a student dies.
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Gym Interior.

Headmaster's Office

Main Article: Headmaster's Office
The headmaster works here. The Katana is also located here inside of a locked case.
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The Headmaster's Office.

Hedge Maze

Main Article: Hedge Maze

The Hedge Maze serves no purpose currently, but when Osana Najimi has been implemented it'll be used to complete her task. Most of the manga is in here, but not all of them. If the player tells a student to Go away the student goes in the hedge maze.

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Hedge Maze. February 10th, 2017.

Home Economics Room

Main Article: Home Ec Room
The use of the Home Economics Room is currently unknown. The room has not been fully implemented yet.
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Home Economics Room.

Incinerator

Main Article: Incinerator
The incinerator is a machine that Ayano can use to dispose of evidence and corpses. It is located in the disposal area near the northwest side of the school, to the right of the dumpster. Delinquents will guard the incinerator from 7:15 AM to 8:30 AM, and from 1:15 PM to 1:30 PM.
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The incinerator.

Infirmary

Main Article: Infirmary
The infirmary is where the nurse is located. There are several beds, tables, cabinets, chairs, a couch, a desk, and emetic poison. A syringe, tranquilizer, and emetic poison are located here for use in a kidnapping. You can also rest on one of the cots after being beaten up by a Delinquent. Students that have been poisoned with Headache poison will go there and ask for painkillers, or if they were unknowingly given a sedative t will go and rest there. Otohiko Meichi will rest at there every day during lunchtime.
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Infirmary.

Info Club

Main Article: Info Club
The use of the Info Club is currently unknown, but the player can peek through the curtains to see what is inside the room. The room has not been fully implemented yet.
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The Info Club. March 16, 2016.

Japanese Gardens

Main Article: Japanese Gardens

The garden was implemented during the January 15th, 2019 build. The use of the garden is the Martial Arts Club will go here and practice.

The first garden is located in front of the incinerator and the second one is located near the Eating Area. YandereDev says that it might be moved to somewhere else/tweaked in future builds.

Martial art practice

Library

Main Article: Library
The only use of the Library, for now, is to increase a suitor's intelligence. Kuu Dere uses this place to read every day. The room has not been fully implemented yet.
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The Library.

Light Music Club

Main Article: Light Music Club
The students in the Light Music Club will use this room to practice instruments after school. At the back of the room, there is a cello case, mirror, and Mr. Jazzy Feet. Miyuji Shan is the current leader of the Light Music Club. When part of the club, you can activate a music minigame to gain reputation points.
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Light Music Club.

Locker Room

Main Article: Locker Room
The locker room is where students go before and after school to swap their outdoor shoes for their indoor shoes, and vice versa.[9]Ayano can leave a note in lockers to arrange a meeting if certain requirements are met.
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Empty locker room.

Martial Arts Club

Main Article: Martial Arts Club
The students in the Martial Arts Club use this room before and after school. Ayano will be able to partake in this club's activities and meetings if she joins the club.
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Martial Arts Club room. June 1st, 2017.

Meeting Room

Main Article: Meeting Room
As of now, club leaders gather here with the Student Council for weekly meetings at 3:30 PM on Friday. In the future, the room will be used for weekly meetings between faculty too.
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Meeting Room.

Occult Club

Main Article: Occult Club
The students in the Occult Club use this room before and after school. Ayano will be able to partake in this club's activities and meetings if she joins. The ritual knife is located in a crack in the skull on the pedestal in this room. Players can find a candle beside the pedestal to Burning other students. The player can access the demonic ritual here. The room has not been fully implemented yet.
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The Occult Club.

Photography Club

Main Article: Photography Club
Students in the Photography Club will use this room after school. Ayano will be able to partake in the club’s activities and meetings if she joins. The Yokai Story volumes can be found here.
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The Photography Club.

Plaza

Main Article: Plaza
The plaza is in the middle of the main second school building. Senpai goes here to read a book before class starts while Musume patrols around the plaza with her phone out.
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The plaza.

Rooftop

Main Article: Rooftop
The top of Akademi High School is a place where some students will linger at lunch. Ayano can commit fake suicide here and eavesdrop on private conversations.
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Rooftop.

Science Club

Main Article: Science Club
Students in the Science Club use this room after school for scientific purposes. If the player joins the club, then they will have access to a small Science Vacuum to clean up blood and blowtorches to cauterize a corpse's injuries and stop them from bleeding.
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Science Club room.

Science Lab

Main Article: Science Lab
The science lab is where the player can find poison to put in the rival's food. It is located on the second floor. The room was called "Chemistry Lab" before the November 15th, 2015 Build.
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The Science Lab.

Sewing Room

Main Article: Sewing Room
This is a classroom where Hazu Kashibuchi sews a new school uniform every day, after you complete his task, providing the player with the option to get a new uniform daily.[10]
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Sewing Room.

Shed

Main Article: Shed
Located in the garden, a circular saw, an axe, a shovel, a jerry can, bleach, and rat poison can be found here.
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The Shed.

Shower Room

Main Article: Shower Room
The Shower Room and all its contents are in a building separate from the rest of the school. Students will bathe here if their uniforms are ruined. Ayano can also go here to get a new uniform and to wash the blood off herself. There is currently a male shower room, but Ayano cannot enter it under normal means as of now. The bullies will also get dressed ready to sunbathe at lunchtime. On Thursday, Osana will join them, which gives Ayano the chance to eliminate her.
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Shower Room.

Sociology Classroom

Main Article: Sociology Classroom
The Gaming Club has "taken" over the Sociology Classroom. Club members will use this room after school. The player can join the club here.
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Sociology Classroom.

Storage Rooms

Main Article: Storage Rooms
There are multiple storage rooms. Six of them are found across the school. The members of the Science Club will make regular trips to the closets to collect supplies. The storage room on the right of the first floor holds various Easter Eggs.
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A storage room.

Student Council

Main Article: Student Council
The students in the Student Council use this room before and after school. A laptop in the room is used for Megami Saikou's monologue to Ayano.
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Student Council Room.

Swimming Pool

Main Article: Swimming Pool

Ayano will be able to drown rivals here.[11] Athletic students also use the pool to swim laps.

The Bullies will sunbathe here at lunchtime.
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The swimming pool.

Track

Main Article: Track

Students in the Sports Club use this area before school. They will run the track until class starts.

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The Track

Vending Machine

Main Article: Vending Machine
Two vending machines are located on the second floor. Ayano can buy soft drinks here. They were added just for fun[12] and there is no limit to the number of drinks that can be bought. They also currently have no use as of now. There is a Trash Can located between the two machines. However, Hazu Kashibuchi’s task revolves around the vending machines.
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The vending machines.

Wood Chipper

Main Article: Wood Chipper
The wood chipper is located in the bottom right corner of the garden. Ayano will be able to dispose of corpses and create a bucket of blood here.
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The active wood chipper.

Workshop

Main Article: Workshop
The use of the Workshop is currently unknown. The room has not been fully implemented yet.
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The Workshop.

Outside

Other

School Anthem

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A picture of the School Anthem, as shown on Twitter.

Internet

Main Article: Internet
As of the October 8th, 2015 Build, the player can access Akademi High School's social media page. Here Ayano can write and read messages, and spread rumors about students.
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July 30th, 2017.

The symbol in the center of the pink flower is saikou (最高), which means "best". With the arrows pointing in many directions, the logo means "the best in all ways" or "the best at everything".[13] Currently, this logo can only be seen on the Akademi High's front gate and social media page.

Manga

Main Article: Manga
Multiple manga series can be found scattered around Akademi High School. Ayano can read them at night to increase her Seduction Level, Numbness Level, Enlightenment Level, and more. The mangas presently available on school grounds are Cherry Touch, Life Note, and Yokai Story.

Tapes

Main Article: Tapes
Ten Mysterious Tapes can be found randomly across the campus. Ayano can collect them and listen to them in the Computer Lab to learn more about the lore of the school.
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A tape.

Bugs

  • When walking or running around, the environment flashes due to certain camera angles.

Trivia

  • The original layout of the school was based on Yasogami High School from Persona 4.[14]
  • Ayano may be able to call the school to explain that she is "sick" if she misses a day of school because of torturing a student.[15]
  • The reason why there are no security cameras is that the school cares about its reputation. They don't want to create an image of a school where students are in danger, need protection, or surveillance.[16]
  • The police and the media stay away from the school because the headmaster bribes the police as said in Mysterious Tape #2.
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Old test environment.

  • There used to be an old test environment that YandereDev later removed in the May 24th, 2015 Build. He said that later in the game there would be better environments.[18]
  • Despite the game using a lot of Japanese themes, signs, and boards in-game will be in English instead of kanji. (Kanji are Chinese characters used in the Japanese language.)[19]
  • There's a rival school, but there will be no rivals from there. It will appear in a flashback because a very important character from that school plays a role in the game's backstory.[20]
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A different design of Akademi High School.

  • The original plan for renovating Akademi High was to simply use this model. That plan didn't work, so modular pieces were created instead.[21]
  • Akademi High was founded around 1985.[22]
  • The name of the school is similar to the Japanese katakana spelling for "academy": Akademī (アカデミー).
  • YandereDev thinks there should be an option for the player to press a button and see a map of the school. However, he won’t prepare something like this until the school is 100% final. (Which in the recent builds is the "Space" key.[23]
  • The second kanji on the school logo, "高", is sometimes used as an abbreviation of the Chinese word for high school, "高等学校". This may or may not be intentional.
  • YandereDev has stated that his vision of Ayano's school's uniform closely resembled Kotonoha's uniform from School Days. This is now possible thanks to the breakthrough on May 22nd, 2016.[24]
  • After it was suggested to him, YandereDev is considering the idea of the school layout being shaped like the Saikou logo from above.[25]
  • Possibly, there were originally plans to have a baseball field at the school, but the plans were scrapped.[26]


References

  1. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/622847736077914112
  2. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/657337765479059456
  3. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/660997213158445056
  4. https://www.reddit.com/r/yandere_simulator/comments/4b9pic/something_to_address_with_th_idea_of_teachers/
  5. https://yanderedev.wordpress.com/2018/12/01/debunking-rumors-new-build/#more-11855
  6. https://www.reddit.com/r/yandere_simulator/comments/3z3dlg/do_we_need_and_art_club_and_an_art_room/
  7. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/668184858078806016
  8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUixyJP7sQs
  9. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/646604788478509056
  10. Upcoming FAQ.
  11. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/649412218224668672
  12. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/651878941020459008
  13. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/652938073936756736
  14. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/635355022679650304
  15. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/655604488389070848
  16. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/640956027941195776
  17. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/661277980820242433
  18. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/628467309502271488
  19. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/635632408293826560
  20. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/647166975068626944
  21. https://twitter.com/cristi_craft/status/663738425514844160
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  23. https://twitter.com/YandereDev/status/667804349335146496
  24. https://yanderedev.wordpress.com/2016/05/22/may-preview-8/
  25. https://www.reddit.com/r/yandere_simulator/comments/5cksbz/by_the_time_the_rival_has_put_the_note_on_senpais/
  26. https://www.reddit.com/r/yandere_simulator/comments/8mrirz/what_is_the_point_of_having_baseball_bats_in_the/

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