Light Novel Volume 03

DAL v03

Volume Title Kurumi Killer
Release Date November 19, 2011
ISBN-10 ISBN 4829137045
ISBN-13 ISBN 978-4-8291-3704-8
Number of Pages 334
Cover Character/s Kurumi Tokisaki
Volume Navigation
Preceded by
Volume 02
Volume list Followed by
Volume 04

Kurumi Killer (狂三キラー, Kurumi Kirā?) is the 3rd light novel of the Date A Live series.The novel was released on November 19, 2011.

Publisher's SummaryEdit

June 5th. Disaster came unexpectedly. "I am a Spirit”, a girl who has been transferred to a class in a classroom smiled and said that. The worst Spirit that kills people with her own hands - Kurumi. Also, a girl who claims to be Shido’s real younger sister appeared!

Fujimi Shobo's SummaryEdit

June 5th. Disaster suddenly came to the high school that Shido attends. “I am a Spirit”, a shocking self-introduction by Kurumi, the transfer student. The girl gave a smile and asks to be shown around the school by Shido「I have a favor for Shido-san. Can you listen?」As if embodying a calamity killing this world, the worst Spirit that takes pleasure from killing people with clear murderous intent.「Spirits appear and there is nothing else to do but kill them」And the girl who hunts to kill the Spirit, Mana. A girl who kills people, and a girl who kills the Spirit. In order to break through the nightmare, go on a date and fall in love!?

Story NotesEdit

  • A new Spirit, Kurumi Tokisaki transferrs to Raizen High school.
  • Mana Takamiya is introduced and introduces herself as Shido's biological lost sister.
  • Kurumi tries to get close to Shido and vice versa.
  • Kurumi is confirmed to have killed over 1000 people.
  • Mana meets with Shido and Kotori, with Mana latter approaching Kotori.
  • Shido has a triple date with Kurumi, Tohka and Origami.
  • Shido returns to see Kurumi brutally murder civilians. He is then saved by Mana, who proceeds to butcher Kurumi
  • Mana states that she has killed Kurumi numerous times, only for her to come back to life everytime.
  • Reine reveals that Mana's lifespan has been reduced to only ten years left due to DEM's modifications.
  • Kurumi captures Shido, wanting Shido to take back his words on saving her.
  • Kurumi reveals that her angel Zafkiel can control time, with Mana having only killed her temporal clones.
  • Kotori intercepts Kurumi just as the latter was about to cause a spacequake.
  • Kotori is revealed to also be a Spirit as well.


  • Prologue - The Black Visitor
  • Chapter 1 - Second Transfer Student
  • Chapter 2 - A Spirit's Invitation
  • Chapter 3 - Sister Wars
  • Chapter 4 - Triple Date
  • Chapter 5 - Imitation Nightmare
  • 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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