From Book 1: “Equal parts social sim, murder mystery and courtroom thriller.”—PolygonEach year, the elite Hope’s Peak Academy selects only the most gifted and talented students to enroll . . . plus one ordinary student, chosen by lottery. Makoto Naegi was that lucky person—or so he thought! When he shows up for class, he finds the elite students are a bizarre cast of oddballs under the ruthless authority of a robot teddy bear principal, Monokuma. The bear lays down the school rules: the only way out of Hope’s Peak is to not only murder another student . . . but get away with it, as every murder is followed by a tribunal where the surviving students cross-examine each other!* Inspired by the video game series for PSP, released through NIS America.* Based on the anime TV show, released in 2015 through Funimation.
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"Enter the twisted world of Hope's Peak Academy where one ordinary student is thrown into a school filled with bizarre oddballs hand-picked as the elite. Under the ruthless authority of a robot teddy bear principal, Monokuma, the only way out is to murder another student and get away with it. This manga adaptation of the popular Danganronpa video game and anime series will keep you on the edge of your seat with its thrilling storyline and unexpected twists."
Get ready for a dark and deadly adventure with Danganronpa. In this thrilling novel, students at Hope's Peak Academy must navigate the evil schemes of Monokuma, a villainous bear who holds them captive. With only two options to choose from - innocence or guilt - the survivors must form bonds to survive. Will they make it out alive, or will they meet a fatal end? Experience the suspense for yourself in Danganronpa.
A deadly game unfolds when a group of students are infected with the Despair Disease, which causes them to become anxious and dishonest. In Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, the quarantined students must avoid murder while keeping in touch with the healthy students by video monitor. This alternate version of the manga Danganronpa 2: Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair is told from the perspective of Hajime Hinata, rival to the Ultimate Lucky Student Nagito Komaeda.
"Escape from this deadly school" is the theme of this thrilling courtroom game, where Makoto and Kyoko team up to prove Yasuhiro's innocence and convict Celestia. But when Makoto discovers that one of their own is spying on them, the game becomes even more dangerous. Will Makoto reveal the secret or wait for the spy's next move?"
Uncover the truth behind the deadly game at Hope's Peak Academy in this thrilling page-turner. Only six students remain alive out of the original 15, and the final trial is their only chance to escape. But the mastermind behind their imprisonment and the true purpose of the game will be revealed. Will the survivors come out alive and with the right answers? Get ready for a suspenseful ride.
"Experience a thrilling and deadly journey on a tropical island with a new class of students from Hope's Peak Academy. The manga series based on the Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair video game is packed with bonus scenes not found in the game. Join the Ultimate Lucky Student Nagito Komaeda as he fights for survival in the name of hope, even if it means taking the lives of others, and possibly his own."
This manga series is based on the popular video game sequel Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. Follow the exciting, suspenseful, and tragic murder game as Ultimate Cook Teruteru Hanamura faces trial for the murder of Byakuya Togami. Along the way, Nagito forces everyone to confront their true nature and the uncomfortable truth about each other. Join Hajime and his classmates as they navigate this ultimate test of luck and hope.
Enter the twisted world of Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair with the manga series Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair. This gripping sequel to the original Danganronpa contains previously unknown scenes and a thrilling conclusion. Caught in the midst of a dangerous execution process, Fuyuhiko's life depends on emergency aid from the sadistic Monokuma. But when the Despair Disease strikes, infecting key players, the game takes a deadly turn. Can they cure the virus without resorting to murder? Find out in this exciting manga series.
A group of high school students, each with their own unique talent, are on a surprise summer vacation on a tropical island. But when their teddy bear headmaster orders them to murder a fellow student and get away with it in order to go home, things take a dark and sinister turn. Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair is a thrilling look into the desperate classroom murder game from the perspective of the main character, Hajime Hinata.
Embark on a thrilling and unnerving adventure as Hajime and his classmates navigate a tropical paradise turned deadly prison in Danganronpa 2. With two classmates already lost to murder, the remaining students are fighting for survival and determined to prevent another tragic death. Explore the island and learn about each classmate, all while trying to uncover the killer's identity before it's too late. This gripping alternate version of events will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.