Monokuma Motive Video Makoto

Monokuma's Motive for Makoto

Monokuma's Motivational Video is a motive given by Monokuma to the students of Class 78th in Chapter 1 of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc.


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After several days of the Killing Game passed with no one deciding to commit murder, the Mastermind realized that the students needed motivations to try and escape through "graduation". To this end, they used Monokuma's Motivational Video to make the students wonder about the condition of their loved ones outside the academy. Monokuma showed these videos to the students because of the extreme despair that they might experience while watching their personalized videos and might give them a motive to kill in the Killing Game.

The videos showed each student's loved ones (family, friends, pet, etc) as they were when the students first enrolled in Hope's Peak Academy. However, in the next part of the video, the scene shifts to imply that their loved ones became victims of The Tragedy.

The students were shocked by this revelation, and many refused to tell the others who their captives were. Ultimately, the Mastermind's plan succeeded; the video caused Sayaka Maizono to break down in despair, leading to her death when Leon Kuwata turned her own murder attempt against her.

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It was revealed that the captives of Monokuma's Motivational Video were used as a part of the Warriors of Hope's Demon Hunting Game.

In Chapter 3, Makoto Naegi told Komaru Naegi that the captives of the video were originally going to participate in a killing game of their own, but the Killing School Life ended before that would occur.


Image Name Videos
Makoto Naegi VA ID Makoto Naegi
(苗木 誠)
His parents and sister wishing him luck at Hope's Peak. The scene shifts to show the living room abandoned and in severe disrepair.
Aoi Asahina VA ID Aoi Asahina
(朝日奈 葵)
Her little brother.
Byakuya Togami VA ID Byakuya Togami
(十神 白夜)
His butler.
Kyoko Kirigiri VA ID Kyoko Kirigiri
(霧切 響子)
Her grandfather.
Toko Fukawa VA ID Toko Fukawa
(腐川 冬子)
Her pet bug.
Yasuhiro Hagakure VA ID Yasuhiro Hagakure
(葉隠 康比呂)
His mother.
Sayaka Maizono VA ID Sayaka Maizono
(舞園 さやか)
Her idol group performing on stage with her. The scene shifts to show the group unconscious or dead on the stage, with Monokuma's face on the monitor behind them.
Leon Kuwata VA ID Leon Kuwata
(桑田 怜恩)
His cousin.
Chihiro Fujisaki VA ID Chihiro Fujisaki
(不二咲 千尋)
His father.
Mondo Owada VA ID Mondo Owada
(大和田 紋土)
His gang's head of elite guard.
Kiyotaka Ishimaru VA ID Kiyotaka Ishimaru
(石丸 清多夏)
His father.
Hifumi Yamada VA ID Hifumi Yamada
(山田 一二三)
His big sister.
Celestia Ludenberg VA ID Celestia Ludenberg
Her cat.
Sakura Ogami VA ID Sakura Ogami
(大神 さくら)
Her boyfriend and family.