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Danganronpa Zero (ダンガンロンパ/ゼロ, stylized as Danganronpa/Zero) is a light novel that serves as a prequel to Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, featuring events between Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School - Despair Arc and the games. There are two known volumes, which were written by the creator of the series, Kazutaka Kodaka.
- 1 Synopsis
- 2 Characters
- 2.1 Main Characters
- 2.2 Minor Characters
- 3 Trivia
- 4 Navigation
Due to her constant loss of short and long-term memories, Ryoko has very little interest in the world around her except for Yasuke, who gives her regular treatment. Yasuke, on the other hand, appears to be very stressed by her and the school's situation.
A month after The Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy, the school is full of unrest and secrets, with many people attempting to find out what truly happened and who is to blame. Despite not wanting any of it, Ryoko is connected to the incident and soon gets caught up in its aftermath, learning more and more about what happened.
|She is the main protagonist who suffers from constant memory loss and as a result has to carry a notebook, in which she records her memories, so as to not forget anything important. She gets caught up in the aftermath of The Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy. She holds the title of Super High School Level Analytical Prowess (超高校級の「分析力」), a fact she cannot remember.|
|A student of Hope's Peak Academy who is in charge of school's Neurology lab and Ryoko's treatment. He is a childhood friend of Ryoko as well. While he insults Ryoko often, he truly does care for her. He holds the title of Ultimate Neurologist (超高校級の「神経学者」) and as a result he is very much trusted by the school.|
|A student of Hope's Peak Academy who investigates The Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy and its culprit. He makes a deal with Ryoko. He holds the title of Ultimate Spy (超高校級の「諜報員」).|
|She is a student attending Hope's Peak Academy who is investigating the mystery behind Izuru Kamukura and The Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy. She holds the title of Ultimate Detective (超高校級の「探偵」).|
|He is a student of Hope's Peak Academy who worked for the Student Council, who were all killed in the school's Tragedy, with the exception of Sōshun Murasame. He now investigates the incident and is specifically after Junko Enoshima. He holds the title of Ultimate Bodyguard (超高校級の「ボディーガード」).|
|He is the Headmaster of Hope's Peak Academy. He is also Kyoko's father, and the one who asked her to investigate the school's incident.|
|He is a student of Hope's Peak Academy and also a member of Hope's Peak Academy's Student Council. He is the only survivor of the The Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy, but he is supposedly comatose. He holds the title of Ultimate Student Council President (超高校級の「生徒会長」).|
|She is the main antagonist and the one responsible for The Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy. She holds the title of Super High School Level Gyaru (超高校級の「ギャル」).|
|She is one of the antagonists and Junko's older sister. She holds the title of Ultimate Soldier (超高校級の「軍人」).|
The Steering Committee
|The Steering Committee|
|Scientists who hold the true power in Hope's Peak Academy. They hid the school's Tragedy for the sake of their image and have indirectly caused many of the school's problems.|
|He is a mysterious student in the school, known by name only by few and akin to a ghost story. He is the supposed culprit behind The Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy. His location is unknown.|
|They were students from Hope's Peak Academy's Main Course. They participated in the killing game which was The Tragedy of Hope's Peak Academy. All the members were murdered one by one, with only Sōshun and Izuru surviving the killing game.|
The Reserve Course
|The Reserve Course|
|The Reserve Course students, who began rioting as a response to the school's Tragedy. They created the Parade and a secret society, who repeatedly watch footage of the incident.|
|He is a student attending Hope's Peak Academy. He is mentioned as Mukuro's classmate. He holds the title of Ultimate Good Luck (超高校級の「幸運」) .|
|A student who is only mentioned anonymously. He is a student attending Hope's Peak Academy. He would sometimes spy on the Academy's servers for Yuto. He holds the title of Ultimate Programmer (超高校級の「プログラマー」).|
|A student who is only mentioned anonymously. He helps out at one of the school's many cafeterias and his food is considered extremely addictive. He holds the title of Ultimate Cook (超高校級の「料理人」).|
- It is the first novel released in the Danganronpa franchise.
- Although the blood was described as being red in the novel, it still appears as pink in illustrations.
- Several characters cameo in Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School and Danganronpa 2.5: Nagito Komaeda and the World Vanquisher.
|Light Novels||Danganronpa Zero • Danganronpa Kirigiri • Danganronpa 1 ・2 Beautiful Days • Danganronpa: Togami|
|Short Stories||Makoto Naegi Secret File • Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc IF • Ultra Despair Hagakure|