Hōkai Gakuen 2 (崩坏学园2 Houkai Gakuen 2 / Houkai School 2), known as Guns Girl Z in the English release, is a Chinese side-scrolling shooter mobile game developed by miHoYo for iOS and Android. The game featured a in-game Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School-themed event in the Chinese and Japanese servers of the game in September 2016 and Chinese server in August 2020.
- 1 About
- 2 2016 Collab Event
- 3 2020 Collab Event
- 4 Banners and Promotional Art
- 5 Promotional Video
- 6 External Links
Houkai Gakuen 2 is a side-scrolling beat-em-up, in which the protagonists are attacked by hoards of their ex-schoolmates who have all turned into zombies. The game features a large number of collectable characters, outfits, weapons, skill medals and familiars which can aid them in battle. In the past, the game has featured collaborative events with several popular franchises such as 血族Bloodline and Bilibili, in which players can collect items and weapons based on the series.
From September 9 - September 14 2016 and August 14 2020 - August 30 2020, the game featured a collaboration with Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School. The event featured themed stages in which the player battles Monokumas instead of zombies, cutscenes featuring dialogue from the original Japanese voice cast, and Danganronpa-themed collectable items.
2016 Collab Event
A Monokuma factory mysteriously appears in the world of Houkai School! Kiana was attacked by a Monokuma while shopping. After encountering characters including Hajime Hinata, Kyoko Kirigiri, Ibuki Mioda and Nagito Komaeda, they challenge the huge Monokuma! What heart-pounding excitement! Is it possible for Kiana to solve this "Biggest, Most Awful, Most Tragic Event in the History of the Houkai"?!
During the event period, the Houkai Ronpa (崩壊ロンパ Hōkai Ronpa) event could be selected from the stage list. Completing a quest would reward the player with a Monokuma Coin, with each coin earned counting as 1 point towards the player's leaderboard score. Ranking up would grant the player increasing rewards, received after the end of the event. Completing additional conditions on each stage would reward the player additional Monokuma Coins, making it easier to unlock the event collectables. Finishing all stages would unlock two cutscenes.
The event featured appearances by Makoto Naegi, Junko Enoshima, Izuru Kamukura, Kyoko Kirigiri, Mikan Tsumiki, Gundham Tanaka, Ibuki Mioda, Nagito Komaeda, Chiaki Nanami, and Miaya Gekkogahara. Each was voiced by their original Japanese voice actor. All character equipments except familiars can be awakened, player can equip main menu character corresponding to the awakened equipment at the Kizuna tab, where clicking on them at the main menu would initiate a random line of dialogue.
Three enemy types of Monokuma appeared in the themed stages of the event: regular Monokumas who walk on foot, Construction Monokumas in hard hats that ride on bloody jackhammers, and giant Siren Monokumas which are the boss enemy.
Collectible equipment, weapons, upgrade items and profile ribbons were available throughout the event for achieving amounts of points. Additionally, a Monokuma ribbon was also available for the top 1-20% of players in the event.
Clothing and Weapons
Equipment to customize your character's appearance and increase their stats.
|SHSL Light Music Club Member|
※ Monokuma Sniper was obtained by earning 3,000 points during the event.
※ Monokuma Pistol appeared as a low-rate drop on all Danganronpa 3 event stages.
※ SHSL Light Music Club Member was only obtainable from the gacha machine.
|Chibi Komaeda Doll
|Chibi Kirigiri Doll
※ Chibi Komaeda Doll was only obtainable from the gacha machine.
※ Chibi Kirigiri Doll was obtainable by earning 8,000 points during the event.
※ Chiaki Nanami requires Gala Omega (ギャラオメガ) to synthesize & evolve.
※ Construction Monokuma requires Monokuma Gacha (モノクマガチャ) to synthesize & evolve.
Cosmetic items which can be displayed alongside your profile information.
|SHSL Housekeeper Ribbon
|SHSL Health Committee Member Ribbon
|SHSL Detective Ribbon
|SHSL Lucky Ribbon|
|SHSL Good Luck Ribbon
※ SHSL Housekeeper Ribbon was awarded for logging into the game for 7 consecutive days during the event.
※ SHSL Health Committee Ribbon, SHSL Detective Ribbon and SHSL Lucky ribbon were awarded for completing quests.
※ SHSL Good Luck Ribbon was obtained by earning 800 points during the event.
※ Monokuma Ribbon was awarded for ranking in the top 1-20% of players during the event.
Equippable medals which grant various skills.
|SHSL Health Committee Member
※ SHSL Housekeeper Medal (No. 1347) was awarded automatically for logging in during the event period.
※ Reserve Course Medal (No. 1351) was awarded for achieving 12,000 points.
2020 Collab Event
The collab comes with the 7.1 updates of Houkai Gakuen 2 in the China server. However, in April 2, 2020, the developer announced the cancelation of the event due to licensing issues.
- In the beta server of version 7.1, however, all the new gears are still obtainable along with playable Junko Enoshima as the license is still in an invalid state. This beta server was treated as an "official" server where players can save their data and allows recharge.
Later, the developer announced an upcoming update (ver 7.5) which will include contents from the previous canceled update.
"Even with their help at the Super High School Level."
"This is just a constant despair."
Fight with hope, because...
The biggest and worst desperate event in the history of Houkai is about to come-
The gameplay retains same gameplay experiences as the old version of the collab, with additional of modern graphics that comes with later versions of HG2, new gears, and some existing gears get 7*, and adding new playable character: Junko Enoshima
Updates in version 7.1
During the 6th Anniversary of Houkai Gakuen 2, the development team announced that any existing owners of corresponding Awakened gears also get their account avatars.
Updates in version 7.5
Existing gears get 7* grade
Danganronpa was the first ever collab in Houkai Gakuen 2 featuring all 7-star gears having 5 more weight (50 vs 45 weight on most of other collab gears), this can cause significant difficulties in gear combination for new players.
- 5* Kirigiri Doll at maxed level was given for free along with Awakening discs in August 13th, player needs to input redeem code to receive the email.
- Junko Enoshima ribbon can be acquired through first day of 7 days login.
- Unlike the last event, this time, first x10 roll are sold at half price and there will be free roll everyday during the event. Gacha rate boosts are still unknown til further notices.
- To obtain Junko Enoshima awaken, it is required to obtain SHSL Despair first.
Playable Junko Enoshima
Junko Enoshima was a character replacement for Bronya Zaychik in Houkai Gakuen 2. She was sold along with 3000 Crystals in Bundle Shop for 258 Homei Coins (equals to 258 Yuan).
It was also the first character in the game featuring centered familiar cut-in rather than left or right.