Danganronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei The Animation
Danganronpa: The Animation
What would you like to edit?

Danganronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei The Animation

Alternative Titles

English: Danganronpa: The Animation
Synonyms: Dangan Ronpa - Academy of Hope and High School of Despair
Japanese: ダンガンロンパ 希望の学園と絶望の高校生 THE ANIMATION


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 17
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 26, 2013 to Jul 26, 2014
Genres: Action Action, Horror Horror, Mystery Mystery
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Ace
Authors: Tsukimi, Takashi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.121 (scored by 24932,493 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #61412
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1991
Members: 7,277
Favorites: 123

External Links

Ranked #6141Popularity #1991Members 7,277
Add to List
Volumes: /4
Chapters: /17
buy from amazon
* Your list is public by default.


Hope's Peak Academy is a top school at which many "ultimates" are enrolled, such as the Ultimate Pop Sensation and Ultimate Martial Artist. When an average boy named Makoto Naegi is selected by lottery to attend this prestigious institution, he becomes the "Ultimate Lucky Student."

Unfortunately, Naegi's first day is nothing like he expected. He and his classmates fall unconscious and wake to find themselves trapped in Hope's Peak. To make matters worse, they are informed by their principal—a sadistic black and white bear named Monokuma—that in order to leave, one of the students will have to murder a fellow classmate and get away with it. If the killer is caught, they themselves will be executed, and this "School Life of Mutual Murder" will continue until only a single person remains. With no other choice left, the 78th class of Hope's Peak Academy must play Monokuma's twisted game, all while inching closer to the truth behind their predicament. To survive, it will take all their wits, a bit of luck, and most importantly, hope.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Danganronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei The Animation was published in English as Danganronpa: The Animation by Dark Horse from April 5, 2016 to April 11, 2017.

Related Manga


More reviewsReviews

Feb 3, 2019
Shafir_Esmeraldo (All reviews)
Danganronpa games, overall, are pretty good. I've played all the games of the saga, watched all the animes of it and readed some light novels and manga, so, I can consider me a proper Danganronpa fan. How I said, I've read some manga of Danganronpa, one of them to be exactly, and is this manga.
I didn't read this manga online, how I do now, but I bought the entire volumes after playing the games, expecting a good adaptation. For me, Trigger Happy Havoc isn't the best Danganronpa game, but It was a solid start, and, seeing that it had an anime and manga adaptation, I read more
Oct 30, 2018
Oahz (All reviews)
If you haven't yet come across the Danganronpa series and would like to get into it, stay away from this manga at all costs.

The Danganronpa games are very long and and detailed in the characterisations of characters and the mystery's themselves. Trigger Happy Havoc itself takes around 20 hours to complete. It also received a rather rushed version of the story which only had 12 episodes. This manga adapts the anime in only 4 volumes so you'd expect this to be even more rushed, and that's exactly what we got.

The characters receive very little development when compared to the games and even the anime. read more

Recent News

North American Anime & Manga Releases for April

North American Anime & Manga Releases for April

Here are the North American anime & manga releases for April Week 1: April 4 -10 Anime Releases Choujigen Game Neptune The Animation (incl. OVA) Complete Collect...read more

North American Anime & Manga Releases for December

North American Anime & Manga Releases for December

Here are the North American anime & manga releases for December Week 1: December 6 - 12 Anime Releases Bikini Warriors Complete Collection Blu-ray & DVD Comb...read more

Recent Forum Discussion