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Hope's Peak Academy

Hope's Peak Academy front entrance.

While there were many class batches at Hope's Peak Academy, only a number of students from various classes survived The Tragedy and joined the Future Foundation.
DR3 Despair ED (4)

Class 77-B enjoying a school picnic.

Class78

Class 78th participating in physical education.

Main Course Classes


Class 66th

Class 66th is a class batch from Hope's Peak Academy. Only one known member survived the Tragedy and joined the Future Foundation before becoming a participant in the Final Killing Game.

List of Known Students of Class 66th

Profile Name Title Status
Daisaku Bandai DR3 VA ID Daisaku Bandai
(万代 大作)
Super High School Level Farmer Deceased

Description

School Life
Nothing is known about the 66th Class's school life, since only one member has been made known.

During the Tragedy
It's unknown what happened to the other students following their graduation, but it is presumed that they were all killed during the Tragedy, the only known survivor being Daisaku Bandai, the Super High School Level Farmer.

Joining the Future Foundation
As the potentially only surviving members of his class, it is likely he was scouted by the Future Foundation due to his skills concerning agriculture. He was given the role of head of the 11th Division, specializing in the recultivation of land for necessary resources.

Class 69th

Class 69th is a class batch from Hope's Peak Academy. Only one known member survived The Tragedy and joined the Future Foundation before being thrown into the Final Killing Game.

List of Known Students of Class 69th

Profile Name Title Status
Great Gozu DR3 VA ID Great Gozu
(グレート ゴズ)
Super High School Level Wrestler Deceased

Description

School Life
Very little is known about the Class 69th's school life, due to only one student being made known.

During the Tragedy
It's unknown what happened to the other students following their graduation, but it is presumed that they were all killed during the Tragedy, the only known survivor being Great Gozu.

Joining the Future Foundation
The Great Gozu, as the Super High School Level Wrestler, was likely scouted by the Future Foundation for his strength and ability. He became the 12th Division Head, with the role of restoring infrastructure and communication. He also became Kazuo's bodyguard, proving him to be a powerful authority figure with close connections to other members of the organization.

Class 74th

Class 74th

Class 74th is a class batch from Hope's Peak Academy. Only three known members survived the Tragedy and joined the Future Foundation before participating in the Final Killing Game.

List of Students of Class 74th

Image Name Titles Status
Kyosuke Munakata Despair VA ID Kyosuke Munakata
(宗方 京助)
Super High School Level Student Council President Alive
Chisa Yukizome Despair VA ID Chisa Yukizome
(雪染 ちさ)
Super High School Level Housekeeper Deceased
Juzo Sakakura Despair VA ID Juzo Sakakura
(逆蔵 十三)
Super High School Level Boxer Deceased

Description

School Life
Not much is known about the Class 74th's school life, with only three students ever being revealed. These three students, Kyosuke Munakata, Chisa Yukizome, and Juzo Sakakura, remained close friends throughout their high school years, and Chisa and Juzo later decided to work under Kyosuke following their graduation.

Before the Tragedy
Almost immediately after their graduation, the three took up job roles at Hope's Peak Academy. Juzo became the school's head of security while Kyosuke led a project for an overseas expansion of Hope's Peak Academy. Chisa worked as the assistant homeroom teacher for Class 77-B, however was later promoted before being transferred to The Reserve Course Department following Nagito Komaeda's involvement in a school bombing in the gym.

Chisa the spy

Chisa infiltrating Executive Headquarters.

After spending half a year as a teacher for the Reserve Course, Chisa returned to her original class as the official homeroom teacher, taking Kohichi Kizakura's role once more.

During this time, on Kyosuke's orders, Chisa and Juzo investigated the school and tried to uncover secret plans made by The Steering Committee, eventually finding out about the Izuru Kamukura Project due to Chisa's investigations while teaching the Reserve Course and when Juzo helped Chisa to infiltrate the Steering Committee executive headquarters.

During the Tragedy
Later, when the The Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy and The Parade took place, the overseas expansion of Hope's Peak Academy was cancelled unexpectedly, and Kyosuke began suspecting Junko Enoshima, believing her to be the cause of these events.

Reserve course students rioting

Reserve Course Riots.

Ordered by Kyosuke to apprehend Junko for questioning, Juzo discovered that his friend's suspicions were indeed correct, and challenged Junko and her brainwashed army of Reserve Course students to a fight. However, Juzo is ultimately overcome by their numbers, and is blackmailed by Junko into reporting her innocence to Kyosuke.

Before Juzo's encounter with Junko, Chisa herself was forced to rescue two of her students from the Despair Sisters and Izuru Kamukura, succeeding, but getting brainwashed in the process, unbeknownst to Kyosuke and Juzo. This caused Chisa to assist in the killing of one of her students, allowing Junko to brainwash her entire class and turn them into the Ultimate Despair. She later reported Junko as innocent to Kyosuke also. Convinced that he could trust his companions, Kyosuke reluctantly dropped his investigation and too believed Junko to be innocent. However, this cleared Junko's way to allow the Tragedy to occur.

Joining the Future Foundation
Determined to put an end to the Tragedy, the trio joined the Future Foundation, although Chisa, still brainwashed, was actually infiltrating the organization in order to corrupt it. Kysouke became the vice-leader of the organization and head of the 2nd Division (overseas overall management, including any and all construction of new facilities), while Chisa became the head of the 5th Division (gathering intelligence on the phenomenon of Despair), and Juzo became the head of the 6th Division (controlling the Special Crime Investigation Unit).

Kyosuke, Chisa, and Juzo invited Seiko Kimura to join them in their cause, as well as assist in rescuing the survivors of the Killing School Life and apprehending the Remnants of Despair.

Class 76th

Class 76th Sheet

Class 76th is a class batch from Hope's Peak Academy. The only three known members were expelled from the school due to their roles in a bombing incident that took place in the gym. The three known students survived The Tragedy and later joined the Future Foundation. They later become participants in the Final Killing Game.

List of Known Students of Class 76th

Image Name Titles Status
Seiko Kimura Despair VA ID Seiko Kimura
(忌村 静子)
Super High School Level Pharmacist Deceased
Ruruka Ando Despair VA ID Ruruka Andoh
(安藤 流流歌)
Super High School Level Confectioner Deceased
Sonosuke Izayoi Despair VA ID Sohnosuke Izayoi
(十六夜 惣之助)
Super High School Level Blacksmith Deceased

Description

School Life

Ruruka and Izayoi met Seiko

Ruruka and Izayoi first meet Seiko.

Seiko, Ruruka and Sonosuke all attended the same elementary, middle and high school while growing up. The three of them first met when Seiko saved one of two dogs from a car accident. Ruruka and Sonosuke were amazed at how effective her medicine was and Ruruka took a liking to her. They later joined Hope's Peak Academy once they were teenagers.

Not much is known about Class 76th, only that Seiko Kimura, Ruruka Andoh, and Sohnosuke Izayoi were all close friends, Seiko using her talent as the Super High School Level Pharmacist to assist Ruruka with whatever she needed. Seiko also met both Nagito Komaeda and Teruteru Hanamura from Class 77-B.

Seiko was unable to eat Ruruka's confectioneries because of the medication she was taking. This led Ruruka to use Seiko only for her pharmaceuticals rather than treating her as a proper friend. Seiko later became an enemy of Ruruka and Sonosuke when Nagito Komaeda mistakenly took the wrong drug from the medicine shelf causing Ruruka to take a laxative to put in her confectioneries.

At first the judges loved what she had made for her exam but began receiving overwhelming stomach cramps moments after.
Ruruka's failed test

Ruruka failing her practical exam.

Ruruka felt that Seiko had betrayed her on purpose and immediately rejected her as a friend, Sonosuke as Ruruka's loyal boyfriend also did the same. When Seiko checked her bag for medicine that could help the judges she discovered a detonator switch, a bag which originally belonged to Nagito but had accidentally been swapped when bumping into each other in the hallway. Ruruka and Seiko accidentally activated the bomb, destroying the gym. All three were expelled from Hope's Peak. Soon after, Kyosuke Munakata reached out to Seiko.


During the Tragedy
The rest of Class 76th were likely killed during the Tragedy with Seiko, Ruruka, and Sonosuke being the only known survivors.

Joining the Future Foundation
Seiko joined the Future Foundation, likely due to Kyosuke asking for her assistance. Ruruka and Sonosuke were also recruited and all three of them became heads of separate divisions. It is likely Ruruka and Sonosuke were scouted in the same fashion as Seiko, with Kyosuke reaching out to them compassionately given their unnecessary expulsion. Seiko and Ruruka never reconciled and continued to secretly resent each other.

Class 77-A

Class 77-A is a batch from Hope's Peak Academy. It is the first half of the Class 77th. There are total of four known students in this class.

List of Known Students of Class 77-A

Image Name Titles Status
Soushun Murasame VA ID Sōshun Murasame
(村雨 早春)
Super High School Level Student Council President Deceased
Yasuke Matsuda ID Yasuke Matsuda
(松田 夜助)
Ultimate Neurologist Deceased
Yuto Kamishiro ID Yūto Kamishiro
(神代 優兎)
Super High School Level Secret Agent Deceased
Shinobu Togami
(十神 忍)
Super High School Level Secretary Unknown

Student Council

Student council

The Student Council was an organization created by the Main Course students of Hope's Peak Academy. It is likely that one student was nominated from each class batch however it is unknown which classes many of these students were from, except the Super High School Level Student Council President, Sōshun Murasame, from Class 77-A. These students would meet regularly to address issues of concern while also organizing events and other activities.

Description

School Life
Junko called the student council to a meeting before forcing them to participate in her first mutual killing game, the Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy.

  • Main article, including full information on the student council: Student Council


Class 77-B

Class 77-B Hope's Peak

Section-B of the Class 77th consisted of 16 known students with aspirations to graduate from Hope's Peak Academy and refine their talents. Their class existed around the time of the Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy which had a great impact on their lives.

  • Main article, including full information on the class: Class 77-B


Class 78th

Danganronpa original photo

Class 78th were scouted by Hope's Peak Academy but were only able to complete one full school year before The Tragedy began, agreeing to confine themselves in the school for as long as necessary. Junko, the Ultimate Despair along with her sister, infiltrated Hope's Peak and organized the Killing School Life, setting her plan in motion after brainwashing the class of their school lives while still confined within the school.

  • Main article, including full information on the class: Class 78th


Unknown

There are a number of students whose classes have yet to be identified however they did attend Hope's Peak Academy nonetheless.

Unknown Class Students

Students mentioned in Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

Profile Name Title Class Batch Status
Santa Shikiba ID Santa Shikiba
(色葉 田田田)
Ultimate Botanist Unknown Unknown
Ishimaru's Grandfather ID
Toranosuke Ishimaru
(石丸 虎之介)
Ultimate Manager Unknown Deceased
Unknown Ultimate Physicist Unknown Deceased

Students in Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School

Profile Name Title Class Batch Status
Karen Kisaragi VA ID Karen Kisaragi
(如月 かれん)
Super High School Level Student Council Secretary Unknown Deceased
Kotomi Ikuta VA ID Kotomi Ikuta
(宗方 京助)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Suzuko Kashiki VA ID Suzuko Kashiki
(柏木 鈴子)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Kiriko Nishizawa VA ID Kiriko Nishizawa
(西澤 桐子)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Daiki Kubo VA ID Daiki Kubo
(久保 大器)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Shōji Yokō VA ID Shōji Yokō
(横尾 正治)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Aiko Umesawa VA ID Aiko Umesawa
(梅沢 愛子)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Sosuke Ichino VA ID Sōsuke Ichino
(市野 庄助)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Tsubasa Kamii VA ID Tsubasa Kamii
(紙衣 つばさ)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Taro Kurosaki VA ID Tarō Kurosaki
(黒崎太郎)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Tomohiko Goryoku VA ID Tomohiko Gōryoku
(豪力 供彦)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Ryota Someya VA ID Ryōta Someya
(染屋 涼太)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Asukasei Hino VA ID Asukasei Hino
(日野 明日晴)
Unknown Unknown Deceased
Miaya Gekkogahara VA ID Miaya Gekkogahara
(月光ヶ原 美彩)
Ultimate Therapist Unknown Deceased
Super High School Level Task Force Members Super High School Level Street Fighter, Super High School Level Yo-yoer, Super High School Level Nailist, Super High School Level Discus Thrower, Super High School Level Street Performer, Super High School Level Marksman, Super High School Level Archer, Super High School Level Judo Master, Super High School Level Shougi/Go Player, Super High School Level Falconer Unknown Alive

Students in Danganronpa Light Novels and Spinoff Manga

Profile Name Title Class Batch Status
Isshiki Madarai ID The Madarai Brothers
(斑井兄弟)
(Eight Identical Siblings)
Super High School Level Bodyguard
Super High School Level Multiple Birth Siblings
Unknown Deceased
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Ted Chikatilo
(チカチーロ テッド)
Super High School Level Pyrotechnician Unknown Deceased
Former SHSL Makeup Artist ID
Unknown Super High School Level Make-up Artist Unknown Alive
Suzuhiko Otsuki Super High School Level Hitman Unknown Unknown
Ichiro Togami Super High School Level Surgeon Unknown Unknown
Jiro Togami Super High School Level Karate Master Unknown Unknown
Yusuke Togami Super High School Level Gourmet Unknown Unknown
Asa, Yoru and Hiru Togami Super High School Level Weather Forecasters Unknown Unknown
Sana Kagami Super High School Level Brother Complex Unknown Unknown
Naomi Kagami Super High School Level Dual Personality Unknown Unknown
Tsurugi Hitomoshi Super High School Level Rock Climber Unknown Unknown

Potential Candidates

Teruteru's brother and sister were too young to apply to Hope's Peak Academy however were both candidates for the title of Ultimate Escort, Male and Female respectively. Presumably this meant the possibility of them being scouted by Hope's Peak Academy for a position in one of their class batches or elementary school division had they been older. In the mean time they were recruited by multiple restaurants who were interested in putting their talents to good use, earning them a lot of money in the process.

Elementary School Division

Masaru, Monaka, Kotoko, Jataro and NAgisa the troublesome class

A division was made by the school to house young and upcoming talent that would have a chance to enter the Main Course of the Academy once older. Hope's Peak Academy's Elementary School Division consisted of only young and talented children recruited by the school itself, and ran in a similar fashion to the schools Main Course high school. However, the children's success or acceptance into the high school was not guaranteed. These students were known as Li'l Ultimates.

Known Members of the Elementary School Division

Profile Name Title Class Batch Status
Monaca Towa VA ID Monaca Towa
(塔和 最中)
Li'l Ultimate Homeroom Troublemaker Class Alive
Nagisa Shingetsu VA ID Nagisa Shingetsu
(新月 渚)
Li'l Ultimate Social Studies Troublemaker Class Alive
Jataro Kemuri VA ID Jataro Kemuri
(煙 蛇太郎)
Li'l Ultimate Art Troublemaker Class Alive
Masaru Daimon VA ID Masaru Daimon
(大門 大)
Li'l Ultimate P.E. Troublemaker Class Alive
Kotoko Utsugi VA ID Kotoko Utsugi
(空木 言子)
Li'l Ultimate Drama Troublemaker Class Alive

Description

School Life
The Elementary School Division was separated into multiple classes, with only the troublemaker class batch being made known. This class consisted of Monaca Towa, Masaru Daimon, Jataro Kemuri, Kotoko Utsugi and Nagisa Shingetsu.

During the Tragedy
Unable to graduate from the Elementary School Division due to the Tragedy, these children later became the Warriors of Hope, having been influenced by Junko, their objective was to murder all the adults in Towa City and convert it into a paradise for children.


The Reserve Course Department

Hajime Hinata Reserve Course

The Reserve Course was created by Hope's Peak Academy to give students without a talent the hope of gaining one through their own school curriculum. It required high tuition fees to enter purely for the purpose of aiding the schools committee in the research of the world's talents in order to create the Ultimate Hope who would amalgamate every talent that had ever attended the school. In reality, the ability to gain a talent from simply being taught a certain curriculum was a falsehood and the Reserve Course was simply an ordinary high school used to acquire extra funding for the Steering Committee's various projects.