Light Novel Volume 08

DAL v8 Cover

Volume Title Natsumi Search
Release Date September 20, 2013
ISBN-10 ISBN 4829139382
ISBN-13 ISBN 978-4-8291-3938-7
Number of Pages 318
Cover Character/s Natsumi
Volume Navigation
Preceded by
Volume 07
Volume list Followed by
Volume 09

Natsumi Search (七罪サーチ, Natsumi Sāchi?) is the 8th Light Novel of the Date A Live series.The novel was released on September 20, 2013.  

Publisher's SummaryEdit

『I’m inside here. Can you guess who I am?』The seventh Spirit with a transformation ability, Natsumi. Shido must go through dates to discover who Natsumi is masquerading as among 12 suspects!?

Fujimi Shobo's SummaryEdit

『Nē , nē Shidō kun , what do you think is beautiful about Onēe-san?』October 15th, as Halloween is approaching, Shido encountered the seventh Spirit, Natsumi. Although Shido started a favorable conversation, something drastic made Natsumi’s mood take a turn for the worst. 「I’m going to end your life…!」A game against Natsumi, who has the power to transform into any disguise. The suspects are Tohka, Origami, Kotori, Yoshino, Yuzuru, Kaguya, Miku, Tamae, Tonomachi, Ai, Mai, and Mii『I’m inside here. Can you guess who I am before everyone disappears?』In order to find the Spirit who hid her identity, date them all and make them fall in love!?

Story NotesEdit

  • New Spirit appears; Natsumi.
  • Ratatoskr's founder, Elliot Baldwin Woodman and his secretary, Karen Nora Mathers make their first appearance.
  • Shido tries to get close to Natsumi but she was somehow angered.
  • DEM's board of directors try to impeach Westcott; however, he responds by having Ellen slice off the hands of every member who voted against him
  • Westcott expresses a desire to recruit Origami into DEM.
  • Natsumi transforms herself to impersonate Shido in an attempt to ruin his reputation.
  • Natsumi then gives Shido a challenge to find who she had disguised herself as among the 12 photos.
  • Shido eventually correctly guesses that Natsumi had disguised herself as Yoshinon.
  • Natsumi is offended that Shido saw her true form.
  • Natsumi transforms all of the other Spirits and Origami into children.


  • Prologue - Another ShidoDoppelganger
  • Chapter 1 - Witch of OctoberHalloween
  • Chapter 2 - Twelve PhotosSuspect
  • Chapter 3 - Morning Twelve O'clockDelete
  • Chapter 4 - Suspect DesignationHigh Risk
  • Chapter 5 - Witch's WorkWitchcraft
  • Afterword



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Media Publicization
Light Novels
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Encore Series
Encore 1Encore 2Encore 3Encore 4Encore 5Encore 6Encore 7Encore 8Encore 9
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Blu-ray Specials
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Movie Special
Mayuri Around & Tohka Notice
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Rinne BathtimeArusu QuestRio Reunion
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Short StoriesVolume 11.5
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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
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