MILWAUKIE, Ore., (April 12, 2018)—Following the success of 2016-17’s Danganronpa: The Animation series, Dark Horse Manga is pleased to announce the continuation of the ultimate teenage murder mystery game in the three-volume Danganronpa 2: Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair series! Based on NIS America’s Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, the sequel to the original Danganronpa, the manga series Danganronpa 2: Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair contains many scenes only hinted at in the game. Writer and artist Kyousuke Suga (Persona 5: Comic à la Carte) delves deeper into the murderous world Spike Chunsoft created in Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair. Danganronpa 2: Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair also brings back “Despair Mail,” the fan art and cosplay section!
In Danganronpa 2: Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair, a new class of students at the (in)famous Hope’s Peak Academy find themselves on a surprise school trip to a tropical island. The students also find that suspicion and death is the only ticket home from this so-called paradise! Here, in the name of “hope,” Ultimate Lucky Student Nagito Komaeda is willing to kill anybody and everybody…including himself!
Danganronpa 2: Ultimate Luck and Hope and Despair goes on sale September 5, 2018, and is available for preorder on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop. This 160-page volume retails for $12.99.
Praise for Danganronpa:
“What began as an under-the-radar visual novel series has blossomed into a multimedia extravaganza encompassing games, anime, manga, and more.”—Anime News Network
“A wonderful fusion of the text-heavy visual novel genre with Phoenix Wright–like murder investigations and trials.”—IGN
“Danganronpa is a fascinating exploration of everyone’s dark side.”—Polygon