Mar 13, 2022
This is a manga adaptation of Danganronpa 2, advertised as being from Chiaki Nanami's point of view. As far as I know, only the first 14 chapters (first 2 volumes + ch. 1 of vol. 3) have an English fan translation and so I'm basing this review on those.
Simply put, this is a repetition of Danganronpa 2's story. If you're already familiar with the original game, there's little new here (although there are a handful of "extra" scenes that weren't in the original game). In the first volume, Chiaki is indeed made the focus character, and the story undergoes some minor changes to give
her a more prominent role. By volume two, however, the author has seemingly given up on the concept -- it's an unchanged adaptation of the game's second chapter, and Chiaki's role is as minor as it is in the game. Quite disappointing, since volume one promised some interesting insights into Chiaki's psyche.
Although the extra scenes are a welcome addition, and it's neat to see the characters in manga form, overall this manga doesn't hold much interest if the game's story is still fresh in your mind.
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