Angie Yonaga

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Angie Yonaga
Danganronpa V3 Angie Yonaga Sprite .png
"But Atua's the one who makes the art. I merely offer my body as His vessel. Nyahahaha! How divine!"
Gender: Female
Type: Two-Faced Manipulator
Age: 16-18
Species: Human
Portrayed by: Minori Suzuki (Japanese)

Cassandra Lee Morris (English)

Status: Deceased
Media of Origin: 'Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony'


"How annoying! Are you some kinda nutjob!? What's with those poses!? Do you think you're cute!?"

Angie Yonaga was a student in Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles and a participant of the Killing School Semester featured in Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. Her title was the Ultimate Artist.

Bad Qualities

  1. She appears to be all cheerful and friendly at first, but beneath her bubbly exterior, she's actually cruel and manipulative. She has this uncanny aptitude for finding other people's weaknesses and pushing their buttons, such as telling Himiko and Gonta that Atua appears as a "handsome god" or a "nice grandmother", respectively, something both of them respond positively to. She also bluntly informs Himiko that Tenko "betrayed" the student council, further driving a wedge between them.
    • One of her most unsympathetic moments of this is in the (albeit non-canon) Ultimate Talent Development Plan, where, after being rejected by Mondo, she describe Atua to him as a "macho reliable older brother", specifically referencing his deceased brother, who's death Mondo still blamed himself for, believing he wasn't nearly as strong as the others thought he was because of it. That's right. She taunted Mondo over his dead brother because he didn't give her what she wanted.
  2. She's so enforcing of her beliefs, that she actually manages to brainwash half of the remaining students into her cult while imposing strict rules onto everyone who isn't a part of it.
    • And by "brainwashing", we mean it goes beyond manipulation. She actually manages to put people in a hypnotic state by hugging them and describing to them what Atua looks like in a way that would be appealing to them, leaving them as completely submissive and obedient to her.
  3. Hypocrisy: She destroys a Flashback Light and says that since Monokuma wants the students to use them, they are dangerous, which is true. But she has no problem with using the Necronomicon later on to conduct a ritual to resurrect Rantaro, despite it being another motive given to them by Monokuma.
    • Also, when she and the other members of the student council begin policing everyone's activities and telling them not to go out at night, because Kirumi's murder plan happened at night. However, Angie doesn't obey this rule herself, and becomes the victim of a nearly unsolvable murder because of it.
  4. During Himiko's magic show, when Gonta tries to interrupt the trick and save her when she doesn't come out of the tank mere seconds before the piranhas were dropped in, Angie's more concerned about the show being ruined rather than Himiko's safety.
  5. When discussing who she intends to resurrect for the séance, she picks Rantaro and just writes off Kaede, Kirumi and Ryoma as "murderers" who don't deserve to be brought back! (Although, they technically are murderers, but Kaede only attempted to commit murder to kill the Mastermind and save everyone, and only seemingly killed Rantaro by accident instead, as Tsumugi was the real culprit. And while Ryoma had killed people in the past, he was deeply struggling over nihilism as a result of it during his time during the Killing Game as well as his past as a death row inmate and losing everything and everyone he cared for, leading him to allow Kirumi to kill him. Three things she completely disregarded).
    • Speaking of Resurrection, she mentions that someone may have to be sacrificed in case there's another time limit like the one that got Rantaro killed, and she seems perfectly fine with having someone else killed for it. You know, the thing she formed the Student Council to prevent? And the thing she turned down Kaede, Ryoma, and Kirumi for the Resurrection Ritual because of?
  6. As Kaito and Tenko note during the third chapter that Angie tends to do whatever she wants without consulting anyone else on their opinion because she thinks she's under Atua's protection. Though Angie does genuinely believe she's doing Atua's bidding, it's notable that what Atua wants and what Angie wants are almost always the same thing and Angie never stops to consider whether her actions are wrong or not.
  7. While her talent is admittedly pretty cool, she spends 95% percent of her free time events rambling on about Atua rather than talking about famous artists from history, which feels like a massive waste of potential.

Good Qualities

  1. She can do some pretty nice things like when she defended Shuichi Saihara during the first trial when the latter's silence caused the other students to grow suspicious of him and later prayed for Kaede's soul to reach Heaven after the latter's execution, even though she did end up callously and hypocritically writing her off as a murderer who didn't deserve to be resurrected later on.
  2. Her aforementioned brainwashing of the students into her Student Council was for the sake of their safety and ending the killing game in spite of her extreme and incorrect methods.
  3. She does have a pretty creative and cute character design.
  4. Her talent is actually a very good one, especially given how she's an artist who both paints and sculpts rather than simply focusing on just one form of art, despite the wasted potential as mentioned above.
  5. In spite of her bossy and somewhat creepy mannerisms, she still cares for her classmates and tries to help them survive the killing game.

Trivia

  • While Angie's ethnicity hasn't been stated outright, there are multiple implications that she is Polynesian.
    • She is indicated to be foreign to Japan, notable from her non-Japanese name (that has been pointed out by Shuichi), dark skin and unusual use of language. She mentions living on an island nation in the center of the ocean.
    • In her promotional artwork, Angie is shown to be carving a statue which bears resemblance to a Tiki statue, which is generally related to Central Eastern Polynesian culture.
    • While in the original Japanese version Angie's island god is simply called the God, in the official English version he is called Atua, which means gods and spirits of the Polynesian peoples.
    • In the bonus mode Love Across the Universe, she greets Shuichi with "alola" when she comes to ask him on a date. This is a reference to Pokémon Sun and Moon, which takes place in the fictional Alola region, which is based on Hawaii. The people of Alola use the word "alola" as a greeting, referencing the traditional Hawaiian greeting "aloha".
  • Angie's Japanese title (超高校級の「美術部」) actually means Super High School Level Art Club Member - "art club" being common after-school activity available in most Japanese schools, where students practice fine arts such as painting and sculpting.
  • Angie is the only character in Danganronpa V3 who is always on the protagonist's side in Debate Scrums. Meanwhile, her portrait in the trials is always on the opposing side.

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