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The Hope's Peak Academy Saga is one of two current saga's within Danganronpa series, the other being the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles Saga, with the Hope's Peak Academy Saga being the first of the two. It focuses on Hope's Peak Academy and consists of multiple games, anime, manga, and novels.

Overview

The first main instalment of the Hope's Peak Academy Saga to be released was Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, which is the first game in the series. It focuses on Makoto Naegi who is trapped and forced to take part in the Killing School Life with 14 other students by Monokuma at Hope's Peak Academy. This game was released in Japan on November 25, 2010 and on January 13, 2014 in North America.

A light novel was released on October 14, 2011 called Danganronpa/Zero which focuses and expands upon Hope's Peak Academy and focuses on Ryōko Otonashi and Yasuke Matsuda.

The second main installment of the Hope's Peak Academy Saga to be released was Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, which is the second game in the series. It focuses on Hajime Hinata who is trapped and forced to take part in the Killing School Trip with 15 other students by Monokuma at Jabberwock Island. This game was released in Japan on July 26, 2012 and on September 2, 2014 in North America.

A canon spin-off called Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls was released in Japan on September 25, 2014 and in North America on September 1, 2015. This is the third game in the series. This game focuses on Komaru Naegi, Makoto's sister and Toko Fukawa as they try to survive Towa City.

A manga spin-off called Danganronpa Gaiden: Killer Killer was released in Japan on March 8th, 2016. This gaiden manga is connected to Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak Academy. It focuses and expands on Future Foundation's 6th Division specifically its Special Case Bureau. It focuses on Takumi Hijirihara and Misaki Asano who work as special investigators as they aim to combat despair one case at a time.

The third main installment of the Hope's Peak Academy Saga is an anime called Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak Academy, which consisted of three sides and a special OVA. The first side is Side: Future, a twelve part series beginning on July 11t, 2016 and being released every Monday, which focuses on Makoto and fifteen other Future Foundation members in the Final Killing Game. The second side is Side: Despair, an eleven part series beginning on July 14, 2016 and being released every Thursday, which focuses on the corruption of the Remnants of Despair and Chiaki Nanami. The third side is Side: Hope, a one part special which was released on September 29, 2016, which serves as the conclusion to Side: Future and Side: Despair and the Hope's Peak Academy Saga. The last one, Super Danganronpa 2.5: Nagito Komaeda and the Destroyer of the World, is a special OVA which consists in one episode which was released on January 12, 2017 included on the limited edition of Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony, which focuses on Nagito Komaeda and his Illusionary world along with the World Destroyer.

In addition, this saga also has multiple, manga, novels and anime which are either spin-offs or adaptations, some of which are in-game content to main series games.

List of Instalments

Main Series

Manga Spin-off

Novel Spin-off

Anime Adaptations

OVAs

Manga Adaptations

Novel Adaptations