Super Danganronpa 2: Chou Koukou-kyuu no Kouun to Kibou to Zetsubou
Danganronpa 2: Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair
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Super Danganronpa 2: Chou Koukou-kyuu no Kouun to Kibou to Zetsubou

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Synonyms: Super Danganronpa 2: Komaeda Nagito no Kouun to Kibou to Zetsubou, Komaeda Nagito's Good Luck and Hope and Despair
Japanese: スーパーダンガンロンパ2 超高校級の幸運と希望と絶望
English: Danganronpa 2: Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 25
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 10, 2012 to Oct 10, 2016
Genre: Mystery Mystery
Serialization: Web Comic Beat's
Authors: Spike Chunsoft (Story), Suga, Kyosuke (Art)


Score: 7.341 (scored by 17641,764 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #43492
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Popularity: #4080
Members: 4,931
Favorites: 109


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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /25


At Hope's Peak Academy, an elite school for "Ultimate" students, 16 teenagers have gathered together to begin their new year. However, once they set foot inside, they all promptly pass out and awaken later in a classroom. A pink and white bunny named Usami appears and informs the students that they will be going on a school trip to an island, and that they can leave once they become good friends with one another.

However, their fun in the sun is quickly interrupted by a black and white bear named Monokuma. He overpowers Usami and introduces himself as the students' headmaster, revealing that they are on a "School Killing Trip": if they want to leave, they have to kill one of their classmates without being caught. When the first body is discovered, Nagito Komaeda, the "Ultimate Lucky Student," strongly believes that none of them could be capable of murder. However, with so much at stake, even Komaeda's feelings of hope may be overridden with despair.

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The series has been licensed in English as Danganronpa 2: Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair by Dark Horse Comics.

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Jan 7, 2021
This is a spin-off of sorts from the original Super Danganronpa 2, as it is told from Nagito Komaeda's perspective. Honestly, I quite enjoyed it because I find Nagito to be a fascinating character but I'm not looking forward to rereading the same story again in the original, considering this one gets cut short for spoiler reasons. While the other story is told from Hajime Hinata's perspective, I'll have to read the same trials, same investigations, and see the same deaths/executions. So basically, I'm going to end up buying the same 2 volumes of manga twice with little change. That is really frustrating. But those ...
Mar 21, 2022
This manga has it's ups and downs but I thought this manga was really interesting and better than the first manga (Danganronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei The Animation) due to the fact that we got to see it from Nagito's perspective. Dr2 also happens to be my favorite game. When reading reviews from the internet, most people said that this manga is NOT it so I was a bit skeptical at first. For me, the party in the first chapter was the interesting point where I started to get really into the manga.

I am disappointed with the fact that they pretty ...
Mar 22, 2023
Mixed Feelings
This manga was interesting, though I'm not sure it's for everyone. I loved the artstyle, and the perspective of Nagito is always something interesting to see, so this manga was great in that respect. I also loved the character arts each chapter, especially towards the end of the final volume; they were beautiful. However, there were of course downfalls to the adaptation too. My main problem is how the manga cuts off abruptly around deadly life chapter 3 - the pacing seemed very odd, and it was strange to just completely skip out on chapter 4 and 5, especially 5, as they're so core to ...

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