Exclusive: Dark Horse Acquires Danganronpa 2: Chiaki Nanami’s Goodbye Despair Quest Manga

(Last Updated On: July 27, 2023)

Dark Horse Comics has exciting news for manga fans! Karin Suzuragi’s thrilling manga, “Danganronpa 2: Chiaki Nanami’s Goodbye Despair Quest” (Super Danganronpa 2: Nanami Chiaki no Sayonara Zetsubō Daibōken), is finally getting an English release.

The first compiled volume, based on the popular Danganronpa game franchise, is set to hit the shelves on March 26, 2024, and promises 192 pages of intense storytelling. You can already pre-order this volume, priced at a reasonable US$13.99. But don’t worry, Dark Horse Comics has got your back—they’ll be publishing all three volumes of this gripping manga.

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In this captivating story, we follow Chiaki Nanami, a true gaming prodigy, who’s handpicked to attend the prestigious Hope’s Peak High School in Japan. The excitement begins when their class embarks on a tropical trip to Jabberwock Island.

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However, things take a dark turn when the principal reveals their cruel fate—they’re all trapped on the island and can only escape by participating in a harrowing murder game! The rules are deceptively simple: to leave, you must not only kill a fellow student but also get away with the crime, as the survivors will then hold a class trial to determine the culprit. If they make the wrong choice, the killer goes free, and the rest face a dreadful fate. With high stakes and no room for errors, Chiaki, the Ultimate Gamer, must use all her skills to uncover the island’s secrets and find the elusive “true ending” for herself and her friends—a way to survive and escape this nightmarish ordeal!

Karin Suzuragi, the talented creator behind this manga, has already left a mark in the manga world with her work on the second game’s spinoff manga from 2012 to 2014 in Mag Garden’s Comic Blade magazine. Her art has graced other notable manga, such as “Isekai Cheat Magician” and several arcs in “Higurashi: When They Cry,” including “Atonement Arc” and “Dice Killing Arc.”

The Danganronpa franchise boasts an impressive lineup of captivating stories, including various manga adaptations, three television anime series, an anime special, and an original video anime (OVA) project.

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So mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable journey into the depths of despair and hope as you join Chiaki Nanami in her daring quest for survival!


Source | Press release

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