Hayato Haruki
Student Info
Role Student
Class 2-1
Club None (since 10/16/16)

Light Music (1/1/16 -- 10/16/16)
Martial Arts (12/3/15)
Photography (4/15/15 – 12/2/15)

Age Around 17
Persona Social Butterfly (since 9/1/17)

Teacher's Pet (5/3/15 - 8/20/17)
Loner (4/15/15 – 4/17/15)

Crush None
Strength Incapable of self-defense
Appears Week 1 (Debug)
Hayato Haruki was one of the male students that attended Akademi High School.


Hayato wears the default male school uniform, unless customized by the player.

He had emerald green hair that is partially pulled back, with four strands of hair hanging over his forehead, and emerald green eyes. He used to wear a white headband when he was in the Martial Arts Club, although it did not show up on his Student Profile. As of the January 1st, 2016 Build, he no longer wears the headband and is no longer a part of the Martial Arts Club.


Among the personas included in the game, Hayato is a Social Butterfly. He will happily pose for a picture if the player aims their camera at him. If he sees a corpse or witnesses a murder, he will run to the nearest secluded area and call the police. He cannot participate in physical fights against murderers.



Hayato striking a cute pose. September 1st, 2017.

At 7:05 AM, Hayato enters the school grounds. He walks to his locker at 7:10 AM and changes from his outdoor shoes to his indoor shoes. At 7:15 AM, he walks into the plaza, to the right side of the fountain, and gossips with Haruto Yuto, Sota Yuki, Ryusei Koki, Sora Sosuke, and Riku Soma.

At 8:00 AM, Hayato walks into Classroom 2-1 and sits at his desk. He starts his morning classes at 8:30 AM, then leaves to go to the cafeteria to gossip at 1:00 PM.

Hayato walks back to class again at 1:30 PM and participates in cleaning time between 3:30 PM and 4:00 PM. He then heads to his locker and changes from his indoor shoes to his outdoor shoes, then he lingers there until 3:50 PM, when he walks home.


  • He was first implemented in the April 18, 2015 Build.
  • His name is a reference to the most popular male Japanese names for 2012, 5th most popular being Hayato, 6th most popular being Haruki.[1][2]
  • Name 隼人 Hayato means ”Falcon Man” (隼 Haya means ”Falcon”, and 人 To means ”Man”). Surname 陽生 Haruki means ”Sunny Shine” (陽 Haru means ”Sunny”, and 輝 Ki means ”Shine”).
  • His female counterpart is Koharu Hinata.
  • When he was in the Martial Arts Club in the December 3rd, 2015 Build, he wore a white headband, although he did not wear one in his portrait. He was incapable of self defense and did not attend club meetings.
  • Before the June 29th, 2016 Build, Hayato arrived on school grounds 10th in line on the right side, at 7:05 AM.
  • As of the August 18th, 2018 Build, he has been removed from the game. YandereDev said that he (with the other rainbow students) will be put back into the game once the frame rate is stable, and if not, then he (along with the other removed rainbow students) will appear in 1980s Mode.
  • If he and Koharu were in a club, they'd be in the Cooking Club.