Danganronpa Characters: Students, ViIlains & Birthdays

Everything you need to know about the Danganronpa characters: Titles, Birthdays, Zodiac Signs!

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In this post, you will find the complete list of all Danganronpa characters. Danganronpa (ダンガンロンパ) is a Japanese visual novel video game franchise created by Kazutaka Kodaka and published by Spike Chunsoft. The first game, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, was released in 2010.

There are currently four Danganronpa games:

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  • Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, released on November 25th, 2010.
  • Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, released on July 26th, 2012.
  • Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony, released on January 12th, 2017.
  • Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, a spin-off released on September 25th, 2014.

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Characters

The first Danganronpa game sees the player control Makoto Naegi (a high school student from Hope's Peak Academy's 78th grade). Monokuma, the game's villain, traps Makoto Naegi and 15 other students in a deadly game of wits. Students must kill another student to escape and not be voted the killer in class trials.

These are the Danganronpa characters that were featured in the first game:

CharacterBio
makoto naegi Makoto Naegi is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Lucky Student.
Birthday: February 5th (Aquarius)
kyoko kirigiri Kyoko Kirigiri is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78. However, she doesn't remember her talent at the beginning of the Killing Game.

Title: Ultimate ???.
Birthday: October 6th (Libra)
monokuma Monokuma is a sentient stuffed bear. Also, he is the self-proclaimed Headmaster of Hope's Peak Academy.
byakuya togami Byakuya Togami is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Affluent Progeny.
Birthday: May 5th (Taurus)
toko fukawa Toko Fukawa is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Writing Prodigy.
Birthday: March 3rd (Pisces)
aoi asahina Aoi Asahina, also known as Hina, is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Swimming Pro.
Birthday: April 24th (Taurus)
celestia ludenberg Celestia Ludenberg, also known as Celeste, is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Gambler.
Birthday: November 23rd (Sagittarius)
Chihiro Fujisaki Chihiro Fujisaki is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78. She is a participant in the Killing School Life event.

Title: Ultimate Programmer.
Birthday:
March 14th (Pisces)
Alter Ego DanganronpaAlter Ego is an artificial intelligence that manifests as the avatar of their creator, Chihiro Fujisaki.
junko enoshima Junko Enoshima (江ノ島 盾子) is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Fashionista.
Birthday: December 24th (Capricorn)
Kiyotaka Ishimaru Kiyotaka Ishimaru (石丸 清多夏), also known as Taka, is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Moral Compass.
Birthday: August 31st (Virgo)
mondo owada Mondo Owada is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Biker Gang Leader.
Birthday: June 9th (Gemini)
sayaka maizono Sayaka Maizono is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Pop Sensation.
Birthday: July 7th (Cancer)
Sakura Ogami Sakura Ogami is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.
Title: Ultimate Martial Artist.
Birthday: September 13th (Virgo)
Yasuhiro Hagakure Yasuhiro Hagakure, also known as Hiro, is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78th.

Title: Ultimate Clairvoyant.
Birthday: July 25th (Leo)
Hifumi Yamada Hifumi Yamada is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Fanfic Creator.
Birthday: December 31st (Capricorn)
Leon Kuwata Leon Kuwata is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78.

Title: Ultimate Baseball Star.
Birthday: January 3rd (Capricorn)
Mukuro Ikusaba Mukuro Ikusaba is a student in Hope's Peak Academy's Class 78th.

Title: Ultimate Soldier.
Birthday: December 24th (Capricorn)

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Characters

Danganronpa 2 – Goodbye Despair is a 2012 visual novel adventure video game. This is the second installment in the Danganronpa series, following Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc (2010). Hajime Hinata (the protagonist) and 15 students from class 77-B are on a school trip to a tropical island. Monokuma again traps them in a deadly game. To escape from the island, students must kill another student and avoid being caught during class trials.

Here are the Danganronpa characters featured in the second game:

CharacterBio
Hajime Hinata Hajime Hinata is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate ???.
Birthday: January 1st (Capricorn)
Usami Monomi Usami (ウサミ) is a magical female rabbit who features as the mascot character of Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. She appears in the game as the lead teacher of the school trip. After being assaulted by Monokuma, Usami's appearance is forcibly changed to greater resemble him, with Monokuma renaming her Monomi (モノミ) as a result.
Chiaki Nanami Chiaki Nanami is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B and one of the most popular Danganronpa characters.

Title: Ultimate Gamer.
Birthday: March 14th (Pisces)
nagito komaeda Nagito Komaeda is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Lucky Student.
Birthday: April 28th (Taurus)
fuyuhiko kuzuryu Fuyuhiko Kuzuryu is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Yakuza.
Birthday: August 16th (Leo)
Akane Owari Akane Owari is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Gymnast.
Birthday: July 15th (Cancer)
Sonia Nevermind Sonia Nevermind is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Princess.
Birthday: October 13th (Libra)
Kazuichi Soda Kazuichi Soda is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Gambler.
Birthday: June 19th (Cancer)
Teruteru Hanamura Teruteru Hanamura is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Cook.
Birthday: September 2nd (Virgo)
Mahiru Koizumi Mahiru Koizumi is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Photographer.
Birthday: April 24th (Taurus)
Ultimate Imposter The Ultimate Imposter is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Affluent Progeny.
Birthday:
Ibuki Mioda Ibuki Mioda is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Musician
Birthday: November 27th (Sagittarius)
Hiyoko Saionji Hiyoko Saionji is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Traditional Dancer.
Birthday: March 9th (Pisces)
Nekomaru Nidai Nekomaru Nidai is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Team Manager.
Birthday: February 22nd (Pisces)
Peko Pekoyama Peko Pekoyama is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Swordswoman.
Birthday: June 30th (Cancer)
Mikan Tsumiki Mikan Tsumiki is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Nurse.
Birthday: May 12th (Taurus)
Gundham Tanaka Gundham Tanaka is a student of Hope's Peak Academy's Class 77-B.

Title: Ultimate Breeder.
Birthday: December 14th (Sagittarius)

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Characters

Spike Chunsoft published Danganronpa V3 Killing Harmony, a visual novel mystery video game. The game was released in Japan on January 17, 2017, for PlayStation 4 (and PlayStation Vita), and in North America, Europe, and North America by NIS America in September 2017. On the same day, a self-published Microsoft Windows version was released globally. A revised version of V3 is being planned with the anniversary edition subtitle for the Nintendo Switch, Android, and worldwide iOS releases.

The third game is a repeat of the first, following Shuichi Saihara and Kaede Akamatsu. They were kidnapped by the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles and placed in a killing game. This game's killing game is known as the Killing School Semester. Monokuma is now a partner in the crime, but a five-member group, called the Monokuma Kubs, has been formed.

Here are all the Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony characters featured:

CharacterBio
monodam Monodam is a member of the Monokuma Kubs.
Monophanie Monophanie is a member of the Monokuma Kubs.
Monokid Monokid is a member of the Monokuma Kubs.
Monotaro Monotaro is a member of the Monokuma Kubs.
Monosuke Monosuke is a member of the Monokuma Kubs.
Kaede Akamatsu Kaede Akamatsu is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate Pianist
Birthday: March 26th (Aries)
Angie Yonaga Angie Yonaga is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate Artist.
Birthday: April 18th (Aries)
Gonta Gokuhara Gonta Gokuhara is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.


Title: Ultimate Entomologist.
Birthday: January 23rd (Aquarius)
Himiko Yumeno Himiko Yumeno (夢野 秘密子) is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.
Title: Ultimate Lucky Student.
Birthday: December 3rd (Sagittarius)
K1-B0 K1-B0, also known as Keebo, Ki-Bo, or Kiibo, is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate Robot.
Birthday: October 29th (Scorpio)
Kaito Momota Kaito Momota is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate Gymnast.
Birthday: December 4th (Sagittarius)
Kirumi Tojo Kirumi Tojo is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.
Title: Ultimate Maid.
Birthday: May 10th (Taurus)
Kokichi Oma Kokichi Oma (王馬 小吉) is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate Supreme Leader.
Birthday: June 21st (Gemini)
Korekiyo Shinguji Korekiyo Shinguji, also known as Kiyo, is an Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles students.

Title: Ultimate Anthropologist.
Birthday: July 31st (Leo)
Maki Harukawa Maki Harukawa is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.
Title: Ultimate Child Caregiver.
Birthday: February 2nd (Aquarius)
Miu Iruma Miu Iruma is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate Inventor.
Birthday: November 16th (Scorpio)
Rantaro Amami Rantarou Amami is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate ???
Birthday: October 3rd (Libra)
Ryoma Hoshi Ryoma Hoshi is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate Tennis Pro.
Birthday: July 1st (Cancer)
Shuichi Saihara Shuichi Saihara is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate Detective.
Birthday: September 7th (Virgo)
Tenko Chabashira Tenko Chabashira is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate Aikido Master.
Birthday: January 9th (Capricorn)
Tsumugi Shirogane Tsumugi Shirogane is a student in the Ultimate Academy for Gifted Juveniles.

Title: Ultimate Cosplayer.
Birthday: August 15th (Leo)

FAQ

What is Danganronpa?

The premise of all three core games is the same. 16 high-achieving high school students are locked in a series of killing games. Each game has a different set of characters trapped in an establishment. To escape from the establishment, they must kill another student and not be found during class trials.

The games can be divided into two different gameplay styles. The first is School Life, where the player moves through the story. The second is Class Trials in which the player must expose the murderer.

There are two sections to the School Life gameplay: Daily Life, where the player advances into the story, and Deadly Life, which activates when the crime scene is discovered.

Daily Life features dating sims, while Deadly Life requires that the player investigate the crime scene to find clues and evidence.

Are Danganronpa characters minors?

Although the characters of Dangaronpa appear to be minors, they entered Hope's Peak at 16 and had 2+ years of forgotten memories which would have made them 18+. All students are likely to be adults. While this seems true for the first two games of the series, there isn't any clear information regarding the third.

Are Danganronpa characters Asian?

Most Dangaronpa characters, especially those from Japan, are Asian. Sonia, who is from Europe, and Angie, who might be an ex-resident on a fictional island, are the only exceptions.

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