|Role||Student, Substitute Leader|
|Persona|| Social Butterfly (since 8/20/18)|
Loner (8/18/18 – 8/19/18)
|Crush|| Kizana Sunobu (since 2/2/19)|
None (8/18/18 - 2/2/19)
He has orchid purple hair styled in a spiral ponytail, held by a ponytail holder made from roses. His ponytail rests on his right shoulder. His eyes are a dark red. He is the substitute leader of the Drama Club and is filling in for Kizana Sunobu while she is absent. Due to being the substitute leader currently, he wears the red armband of leadership with the 'comedy and tragedy' masks on his left arm.
"Trusted by Kizana Sunobu to operate the Drama Club when she is not present. An aspiring actor with a penchant for giving melodramatic speeches, even when he's not onstage."
PersonalityAmong the personas currently implemented in the game, he is a Social Butterfly. He will give Ayano a cute pose if she aims her phone at him. If he sees a corpse or witnesses a murder, he will run to the nearest crowd and call the police. He cannot participate in physical fights against murderers.
According to his student profile, he is an aspiring actor who often gives melodramatic speeches both on and off stage.
Tsuruzo's default reputation is +30.
At 7:00 AM, Tsuruzo enters the school grounds. He walks to his locker at 7:05 AM and changes from his outdoor shoes to his indoor shoes. At 7:15 AM, he walks to the Drama Club on the first floor to have a club meeting. At 7:20 AM, he will leave the Drama Club to go to the Gymnasium to rehearse an upcoming play with Tokuko and chat with the other club members at 7:30 AM.
At 8:00 AM, he walks to Classroom 3-2 and sits at his desk. He starts his morning classes at 8:30 AM, and leaves to go to the outside of the Drama Club to eat his lunch at 1:00 PM.
He walks back to class again at 1:30 PM and participates in cleaning time between 3:30 PM and 4:00 PM. Afterwards, he heads to the Gymnasium and stays there until the end of the day.
If the Drama Club is disbanded, he will socialize with the other former members outside of the club room during periods in which he would normally attend it.
The topics towards Tsuruzo are (Negative/Positive/Neutral) as follows:
- Video games
- Everything else.
— Speaking to him while he's inside the clubroom.
|“||Parting is such sweet sorrow!||”|
— Leaving the conversation while he's inside the clubroom.
|“||We are the illustrious Drama Club! The finest performers you'll find in Akademi! Where do you want to be in 5 years? Broadway? Hollywood? In front of thousands of people cheering your name? If so, then you've come to right place! Do you seek a brief respite from the trials and tribulations of your life? Then put on a costume, wear a mask, and become somebody else entirely!||”|
— Asking him more information about his club.
|“||Ahhhhh...I can see it in your eyes! You're here to BEG me to let you join our club, am I right?||”|
— Asking to join the club.
|“||Well, of COURSE you want to join our club - who wouldn't?! It is my great honor to announce that you are now a member of the Drama Club, my little starlet!||”|
— Joining the club.
|“||Oh, there's no need to be shy! Well, when you're ready to be honest with your feelings, I'll be right here!||”|
— Refusing to join the club.
|“||Here - now - at the eleventh hour - in our darkest time - at our moment of need - would you actually... leave us?!||”|
— Asking to leave.
|“||BETRAYAL! A knife through my back! You've shattered my heart!||”|
— Leaving the club.
|“||Such loyalty! Your devotion is so touching, it brings a tear to my eye!||”|
— Deciding against leaving the club.
|“||Well well well, aren't you an eager one? I know, I'm excited, too-but recital doesn't begin until 5:00!||”|
— Trying to join the club activity before it starts.
|“||The curtain RISES! It's time to shine like the star you are! Will you ascend to the stage?||”|
— Asking to join the club activity.
|“||EXCELLENT! Let us BEGIN!||”|
— Participating in the club activity.
|“||You know what they say: the show must go on! If you're not here when we begin, an understudy will take your place.||”|
— Refusing to join the club activity.
|“||My most sincere condolences! You weren't here, so we started without you. Truly, Shakespeare himself could not penned a more tragic tale...||”|
— Trying to join the club activity too late.
|“||So you wish to return to us? This is truly a plot twist that no audience could seen coming! But, sadly, you may not rejoin; we can't rely on someone who might leave us at a moment's notice.||”|
— Trying to rejoin the club after leaving.
|“||Oh, no no no, this won't do, this won't do at all! You can't be a member of two clubs at the same time! You now face the biggest decision of your life: Us, or THEM? Spoilers: We're the right choice.||”|
— Trying to join the club after joining another.
|“||I know we're called the "Drama" Club, but we don't actually want any... "Drama"...if you know what I mean. It breaks my heart into a million pieces to do this, but...I must remove you from the club.||”|
— Speaking to him after a club member saw you connected to a murder.
|“||Reputation is everything, my dear...EVERYTHING. It can make a man, and it can break a man. If I were to permit you to join our club, then gossip would fly on the wind, and...we simply can't have that.||”|
— Trying to join the club if another member of the club sees Ayano killing anyone.
|“||You vile, vicious villain! Did you truly believe that you could boldly waltz in here as though nothing was amiss?! I know your true nature, and you are not welcome here! Begone! BEGONE, I do say!||”|
— Speaking to him after he has witnessed Ayano commit murder.
- Tsuruzo was implemented in the August 18th, 2018 Build.
- His name, Tsuruzo Yamazaki, is a reference to famous Japanese actors, "Tsuruzo Nakamura" and "Kento Yamazaki".
- He uses the same hairstyle as Kizano Sunobu (Kizana Sunobu's male counterpart) from the Male Rival Introduction video.