Light Novel Volume 05

DAL v05

Volume Title Yamai Tempest
Release Date August 17, 2012
ISBN-10 ISBN 4829137444
ISBN-13 ISBN 978-4-8291-3795-6
Number of Pages 231
Cover Character/s Kaguya Yamai

Yuzuru Yamai

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Yamai Tempest (八舞テンペスト, Yamai Tenpesuto?) is the 5th light novel of the Date A Live series. The novel was released on August 17, 2012.

Publisher's SummaryEdit

The twin Spirits appeared during the school trip to Arubi Island, Yamai. 「Don’t you find me more attractive than Yuzuru?」「Seduction. I will give you pleasure, unlike Kaguya who’s looks are undesirable.」Shido was chosen to select the winner between the two ――!?

Fujimi Shobo's SummaryEdit

July 17th just before summer vacation, Shido encounters two Spirits during Raizen High’s school trip to Arubi Island. 「It’s the final battle! Whoever seduces Shido first will be the victor!」「Consent. This match, I’ll accept it.」The contest to decide who gets to be the true Spirit Yamai between Kaguya and Yuzuru, Shido is selected to determine which girl. 「…This time, I’m the one being pursued, and by two people on top of that.」A mysterious communication error prevents Ratatoskr’s support. To overturn the cruel fate of two Spirits in conflict with each other, go on a date and make them both fall in love!?

Story NotesEdit

  • Shido and Origami make peace after the events of Volume 4.
  • Origami asks if Shido is a human due to his dealings with Spirits.
  • There is a school trip assigned and backed by DEM.
  • DEM's strongest wizard, Ellen Mira Mathers is sent to spy on Shido and Tohka.
  • Two new Spirits, Kaguya and Yuzuru, the Yamai twins appear.
  • Shido has to choose one of them to be the true Yamai Spirit, with the loser being eliminated.
  • DEM and Ratatoskr fight with their ships.
  • Ellen tries to capture Tohka.
  • Shido manifests <Sandalphon> for the first time.
  • Unwilling to choose Kaguya or Yuzuru alone, Shido convinces the two to allow him to seal both of their powers, so they can continue living on together.
  • The Yamai twins transfer to Shido's school.
  • Kotori tells her higher-ups that if Shido ever loses control of the Spirits' powers, she will personally kill him.


  • Prologue - Reverse Conquest
  • Chapter 1 - DEM's Plans
  • Chapter 2 - Cyclone Girls
  • Chapter 3 - Double Approach
  • Chapter 4 - Cross-Counter Heart
  • Chapter 5 - The Light that Splits the Wind
  • Epilogue - Shido, I—
  • Afterword



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