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Danganronpa (ダンガンロンパ) is a Japanese video game franchise, originally developed by Spike Chunsoft, which has had several adaptations into other media.

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What song is playing when Junko demonstrates the brainwashing technique from the anime?

In Danganronpa 3 - Despair Arc - episode 8, Junko comes back and kicks Mikan away, which makes her extremely excited. Junko demonstrates to Ryota how she used the techniques she learned from his anime ...
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Is Junko Enoshima a masochist?

Is she a masochist? Her mental behaviour indicates that she is a masochist by obsessing with despair. By performing the above she feels sexual despair pleasure I guess? Does it mean she's mentally ...
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How many tallies does Toko Fukawa have on her leg exactly?

Here's 2 pictures I have of her showing her tallies!
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Why does Naegi call Togami “kun” and Aoi “san”?

In Japanese, "kun" is more casual and usually used for friends or those on the same level or lower in the "hierarchy" while "san" is more formal and used for those higher up in the "hierarchy" (older, ...
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Why isn't blood pink in the Future Arc (Mirai-hen), like it is on other Danganronpa media?

In the first Danganronpa anime series (2013), blood is pink to prevent the series from having to have a higher age rating. In Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen - Zetsubou-hen (2016), the "...
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Who is the man being executed in episode 1?

In the first scene of the first episode of Danganronpa The Animation, we see a man executed by being sent to the moon. Who is he and why was he executed?
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How were the culprits “dragged to their death”?

After a student is found guilty, the next scene if of them being tied up or trapped in a new room before dying an "interesting" death. But who put them there? Does the anime ever give any indication ...
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Order to watch the Danganronpa series? Is there a “Danganronpa 2”?

This season there are 2 simultaneous Danganronpa shows, both of which are prefaced with "Danganronpa 3". The first series in the franchise is "Danganronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei". ...
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What is the age of the students in Hope Academy?

Like I said in the title, how old are they when they are imprisoned in DG 1 and in other games and anime? Also, what is the age of warriors of hope and Komaru?
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Order of reading Danganronpa manga and light novel?

I found a lot of danganronpa manga series and light novel. So what is the order of reading Danganronpa manga and LN? Manga Danganronpa: The Manga Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc 4koma KINGS The ...
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In Danganronpa, how can a classroom trial be called if there is no corpse?

Unlike the games in Liar Game, the rules of a Danganronpa game are sometimes made up or stated midway, which for me kind of sucks but is tolerable so long as the rules are consistent. In Liar Game, ...
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In Danganronpa, how can a classroom trial be called if there are only 2 witnesses available?

Unlike the games in Liar Game, the rules of a Danganronpa game are sometimes made up or stated midway, which for me kind of sucks but is tolerable so long as the rules are consistent. In Liar Game, ...
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What happens in a drawn vote?

Unlike the games in Liar Game, the rules of a Danganronpa game are sometimes made up or stated midway, which for me kind of sucks but is tolerable so long as the rules are consistent. In Liar Game, ...
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Can murders be committed by more than one person? Can there be more than one victim?

Unlike the games in Liar Game, the rules of a Danganronpa game are sometimes made up or stated midway, which for me kind of sucks but is tolerable so long as the rules are consistent. As far as I ...
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Who is to say if someone is 'murdered'?

Who is to say if someone is 'murdered' (This is the main question. The sentences marked with '?' are just to help provide motivation and context for the question) ? Example cases: Does suicide count ...
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Danganronpa - What is supposed to happen if there are 2 or 3 players left?

So I just heard of this anime that resembles the Mafia/Wolf game. However, when Makoto arrives inside the Academy, he loses consciousness and wakes up locked inside the school, where he meets ...
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Why is the Monokuma's eye in the school crest?

Hope's Peak Academy's crest looks like this: In the center is a fountain pen and what looks to be a Monokuma's eye: But the school was established before Monokumas were created if I'm not mistaken. ...
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How are the characters connected to the original game in Danganronpa:UDG?

During Danganronpa: Ultra Despair Girls we are told that the people selected to be hunted are related to the characters in the original game. Some of these are relatively straight forward, but it's ...
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Is the painting in Jatoro's room a reference to an existing work?

During Chapter 5: Absolute Despair Girls in Danganronpa: Ultra Despair girls, we get to visit Jatoro's room. I noticed a painting there that seemed like it could be a reference or an existing work. ...
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What is this in-game artwork of Monokuma referencing?

I've been playing Danganronpa: Ultra Despair Girls recently and I came across these two pieces of art in game: You can probably tell from the picture, but the pannels are in a zigzag layout - and you ...
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What is carved into Toko's leg?

DanganRonpa: Ultra Despair Girls came out today in Europe and there's something I noticed about the 3D model of Toko Fukawa. There's something cut into her leg. I'm not sure that picture is an ...
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What does Monokuma's Morse code theatre translate to?

I've been playing Dangan Ronpa 2 and one of the Monokuma theaters that act as short intervals was done in Morse code. What does it mean?
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Why do their nicknames include “Super Duper”?

All the students have a nickname, and it always begin with "Super Duper". Why do they use this as a nickname? Also, is this the correct translation for what it says in Japanese?
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Who were the survivors in Danganronpa?

In the last episode, many survivors were shown in the outside world. Who were these people? Is there any reference anywhere telling about these people, who they were and how they managed to survive?
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What happened to the outside world in Danganronpa?

In the last episode on Danganronpa, we get a glimpse of the outside world where a giant bear in wrecking havoc in the city. People are wearing bear masks and rioting in the streets. What exactly ...
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Why does Naegi always appear in the closing credits along with the dead characters?

In most closing credits sequences of Danganronpa, a picture of some characters in a classroom appears. These pictures always feature Naegi, along with the characters that die along the show. ...
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Why is Monokuma's body half-black, half-white?

Monokuma's body is half-white, half-black. Is there any reason for this? Does each half represent something? Furthermore, if each colour/half represents something, does the fact that his over-...
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Why is blood pink in Danganronpa?

In episode two of Danganronpa, two characters die. On both cases the blood appears in pink, rather than red. Why is this? Is blood in the Danganronpa universe pink? Or is this supposed to be ...