Danganronpa: The Animation

Alt title: Danganronpa Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei The Animation

TV (13 eps)
3.806 of 5 from 9,889 votes
Rank #1,261

Hope’s Peak Private Academy is a super-exclusive institute that gathers the best and the brightest, provides them with a world-class education, and propels them into any career they wish. At least, that’s what the average student Naegi used to think. Having been accepted into a class of 15 students through a lottery system, the boy quickly comes to learn that Hope’s Peak is no ordinary school. In reality, he and the group find themselves trapped inside and learn that the only way to "graduate" is to murder a fellow student and fool everyone in a trial that determines life or death! Led by the whimsically-cruel, teddy-bear-like Monobear, Naegi and the others must do whatever it takes to escape this bizarre, deadly game.

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TheTempest's avatar by TheTempest on Aug 16, 2013
Score 9/10

*MY SCORE IS BASED IN THE VISUAL NOVEL + ANIME* First of all, don't be an 'animeonlyfag shit poster' if you want to know this show better, clear? Saying the anime is a complete shit without acknowledging the visual novel contents is a big mistake, but it's not your fault rushing to this conclusion. I'll explain why you should give this a chance. Why you should play the visual novel and why I think it should... read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Jul 28, 2013
Score 3.5/10


Another death game anime, where a bunch of people need to kill each other for some silly reason; in this case, the orchestrator being a psycho who loves murder. Yeah, it is shallow and stupid but HEY unlike the villain of SAO, at least he has a purpose. It would be more than enough if they left it as simple as that, but that is the thing with this show, it tries to be over-the-top in an... read more

Related manga

Danganronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei 2011
Danganronpa Zero (Light Novel) 2011
Super Danganronpa 2 - Komaeda Nagito no Kouun to Kibou to Zetsubou 2012
Danganronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei - The Animation 2013
Zettai Zetsubou Shoujo: Danganronpa Another Episode - Genocider Mode 2015
Zettai Zetsubou Shoujo: Danganronpa Another Episode 2015



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