The plaza is a park-like area located at Akademi High School.
There was a small test plaza available only in the May 24th, 2015 Build. It had a fake fountain in the middle, a grey walkway, and two fake vending machines to the right. Towards the end of the plaza, there was a small stairway which led to more fake tables. Fake bushes and shrubs surrounded the area. It was eventually removed in later builds.
The plaza is currently in the middle of the main building. There are four walkways and four doors leading there. The fountain is located at the center. Surrounding the plaza are four cherry trees that have petals gently falling from them, and two light brown benches flank each tree. There are eight benches in total.
Students gossip here before class. Mei Mio, Saki Miyu, Kokona Haruka, Yuna Hina, Koharu Hinata, Musume Ronshaku, and Yui Rio gossip on the left side of the fountain, if facing away from the school gates. Sota Yuki, Ryusei Koki, Riku Soma, Haruto Yuto, Hayato Haruki and Sora Sosuke gossip on the right. Senpai sits on the fountain on the northern side in the morning. If a Social Butterfly witnesses murder in the morning and their group is in the plaza, they will flee there and hide among the students.
Students in the Occult Club will pass through here to get to the Occult Club Room.
Rival-chan stands under a cherry tree on the northeastern side of the plaza. Senpai will also sit on the fountain during lunchtime instead of going to the cafeteria. Because a fountain is located here, the player is able to drown Kokona Haruka if a note is written and placed in her locker, asking her to meet the player there.
On Wednesday at 1:03 PM, Kokona Haruka will walk down to the plaza with her lunch. Once she arrives, she will place her lunch down on the bench and will hide behind a tree to admire Senpai and prepare her love declaration to him. During her small speech, the player can poison her lunch. She will then eat her lunch, and if it's poisoned, she will choke and die at 1:15 PM. When lunch is over, the students will go back to their designated classrooms.
If Musume was kidnapped and released, she will no longer converse with the girls, but will sit on the north-western bench in the plaza.
Pressing 6 in the debug commands will teleport the player to this area. Yandere-chan will spawn in the spot where Kokona is able to be drowned.
- It is impossible to murder all the students here without receiving a Game Over, because of how close Senpai is to the students. The player won't get a game over if Yandere-chan is wearing a mask.
- The plaza was implemented in the November 15th, 2015 Build.
- In YandereDev's video "Yandere Simulator: Past, Present, and Future", there is a quick scene of Osana Najimi talking to Senpai in the plaza, even though she has not been implemented yet.