Light Novel Volume 17

DAL v17 Cover

Volume Title Kurumi Ragnarok
Release Date August 19, 2017
ISBN-10 ISBN 4040709292
ISBN-13 ISBN 978-4040709291
Number of Pages 328
Cover Character/s Nibelcole
Volume Navigation
Preceded by
Volume 16
Volume list Followed by
Volume 18

Kurumi Ragnarok (狂三ラグナロク, Kurumi Ragunaroku?) is the 17th volume of Date A Live light novel series.

Publisher's SummaryEdit

Now――let us begin our all-out wardate

“I'll tell you, everything. What happened, everything that's happened up until now.”

Shido who has his life saved numerous times by Kurumi, reveals the truth to the Spirits. When he faces his own sealed memories of the past, <Ratatoskr> and DEM's full-scale war begins!

Fujimi Shobo's SummaryEdit

Now――let us begin our all-out wardate

In order to save Itsuka Shido from his fated death at the expense of herself, the girl called the Worst Spirit ―― Tokisaki Kurumi, repeatedly overturns the world.

Shido who is moved by her true feelings, reveals the truth to the Spirits……In order to avoid the worst future, and to save Kurumi who shoulders the fate of the world on her own. However, at the same time, Westcott gathers all force of DEM and proceeds to kill Shido.

The strongest Wizards, Ellen and Artemisia. A massive amount of <Bandersnatches> in addition to the pseudo Spirit, <Nibelcol>, results in an overwhelming difference of battle power.

“――Now, shall we start, <Nibelcole>? It's time for your battle with me.”

The targeted Shido appears at the frontline――!?

Story NotesEdit

  • The origin of the First Spirit is revealed.
  • Shido uses <Michael> to unlock his past memories as Shinji Takamiya.
  • After learning through <Beelzebub> that Kurumi has put herself in a time loop to avert Shido’s death, Westcott decides to break her resolve by mobilizing the entirety of DEM's forces to kill Shido.
  • Ratatoskr plans to utilize their entire arsenal and the Spirits to defend Shido and assist Kurumi. They aim to destabilize DEM by defeating Westcott and Ellen, deactivate the Bandersnatch by jamming Artemisia's brainwaves, and determine that the Nibelcole can be sealed with Shido’s kisses.
  • Artemisia fights against Origami, Mana, Yoshino and Mukuro, and is defeated when Mukuro unlocks her sealed memories.
  • Woodman uses his CR-Unit <Wodan> to return his body to its prime so he can fight Ellen.
  • After Shido wins over Kurumi's heart, Mio Takamiya violently emerges from Kurumi's chest. 


  • Fragment Chapter: The Birth of Spirits
  • Chapter 1: The Signal Outbreak of War
  • Chapter 2: Nightmare’s Secret Maneuvers
  • Chapter 3: The Final Rest
  • Chapter 4: Footsteps of Demise
  • Chapter 5: Revival of Spirit
  • Afterword




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Media Publicization
Light Novels
Main Series
Volume 1Volume 2Volume 3Volume 4Volume 5Volume 6Volume 7Volume 8Volume 9Volume 10Volume 11Volume 12Volume 13Volume 14Volume 15Volume 16Volume 17Volume 18Volume 19Volume 20Volume 21Volume 22
Encore Series
Encore 1Encore 2Encore 3Encore 4Encore 5Encore 6Encore 7Encore 8Encore 9
Date A Bullet
Date A BulletDate A Bullet 2Date A Bullet 3Date A Bullet 4Date A Bullet 5Date A Bullet 6
Blu-ray Specials
Tohka Working & Yoshino High SchoolOrigami Normalize & Kurumi CatMana Mission & Kotori MysterySpirit Treasure Hunt
Movie Special
Mayuri Around & Tohka Notice
Game Specials
Rinne BathtimeArusu QuestRio Reunion
Material Edition
Rinne Utopia Visual GuideDate A Live Material
Short StoriesVolume 11.5
Date A Live • Date AST Like • Date A Origami • Date A Party • Date A Live (Sekihiko Inui)
Season 1
Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3Episode 4Episode 5Episode 6Episode 7Episode 8Episode 9Episode 10Episode 11Episode 12
Season 2
Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3Episode 4Episode 5Episode 6Episode 7Episode 8Episode 9Episode 10
Season 3
Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3Episode 4Episode 5Episode 6Episode 7Episode 8Episode 9Episode 10Episode 11Episode 12
Blu-ray Discs
BDBD 2BD 3BD 4BD 5BD 6BD 7BD 8BD 9BD 10BD 11
Date A Live Movie: Mayuri Judgement
Rinne UtopiaArs InstallRio ReincarnationRen Dystopia
Art Book
Date A Live Tsunako Art Book SPIRIT

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